The makers of Sesame Street aren’t happy if you know it. They’ve filed a lawsuit against the producers of a new R-rated film from The Jim Henson Company for misusing their brand. The film, entitled The Happytime Murders, stars Melissa McCarthy and a cast of Henson muppets. It follows the story of two detectives —
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Crypto currency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death

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KATHMANDU: A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury US$100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest’s summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company said Saturday (May 26). Social networking startup Ask.fm has become embroiled in controversy after a Sherpa who guided four climbers sponsored by the
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Pune’s “Doctor For Beggars” Treats His Patients On Streets, 6 Days A Week

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Dr Abhijit Sonawane believes he has two families now — one at home and the other on streets. Pune:  The homeless and beggars in Pune have one thing less to worry about — medical care. They get free medicines, weekly check-ups and necessary treatment on the streets. And if they need special care or even
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Exclusive – U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two U.S. officials told Reuters, in a move likely to anger Beijing as President Donald Trump seeks its continued cooperation on North Korea. The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing’s efforts
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Amid Risk Of US Sanction, India And Russia Conclude Advanced Missile Deal

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The S400 missile can hit aircraft over 300 kilometres away and intercept incoming missiles New Delhi:  India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said. They said the two countries are now trying to find a
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BERLIN –  Austria’s chancellor says European border guards should be allowed to go to north Africa to prevent migrants from setting off across the Mediterranean Sea in rickety boats. Austria will take over the European Union’s rotating presidency in July. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s governing coalition took office in December after a campaign in which both
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South Korea says North Korea committed to Trump summit and ‘complete’ denuclearisation

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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to “complete” denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and to a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday. In Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump signalled that preparations for a June 12 summit with Kim were going
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Qualcomm to meet China regulators in push to clear $44 billion NXP deal – sources

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is expecting to meet this week in Beijing with China’s antitrust regulators in a final push to secure clearance for its proposed $44 billion (37.74 billion pounds) acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O), three sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A booth of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm is pictured at an
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