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Emirates and FlyDubai are getting together as profits fall

What are the world’s best airlines? The next time you book an Emirates flight, you may end up on low-cost rival FlyDubai. The two Dubai state-owned airlines have announced an “extensive partnership agreement” that stops short of a merger but will allow them to issue tickets for each other, coordinate schedules and launch new routes. “Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth,” Emirates and FlyDubai said in a statement on Monday. The partnership is due ...

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Two More Xbox One X Games Getting 4K Enhancements

Xbox One X was officially unveiled at E3 2017, when Microsoft announced its new console would enhance a bunch of games to support 4K resolution. Now, the company has revealed two more titles that will be playable in “4K Ultra HD.” On the official Xbox website, both The Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus now show the “Xbox One X Enhanced,” “HDR,” and “4K Ultra HD” logos. They join the new Xbox console’s growing list of 4K-supported games, which includes Crackdown 3, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Sea of ...

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Getting Removed From Steam Very Soon

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, the update to the classic skateboarding game, is going to be removed from Steam very soon, it seems. A post on Steam (via PC Gamer) explains that Pro Skater HD will be “retired from the store” on July 17. The game is marked down 80 percent, discounted to $ 2 until the delisting happens. There was no reason provided for why Pro Skater HD is being removed, though the game’s use of licensed music could have something to do with it, as it could pertain ...

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The Body Shop is getting a new Brazilian owner

Bobbi Brown: Now I’m a start-up The Body Shop is getting a new Brazilian owner. Paris-based cosmetics giant L’Oreal(LRLCF) announced Tuesday that it agreed to sell The Body Shop to Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura. Financial details were not disclosed, but L’Oreal had previously said the brand was worth roughly €1 billion ($ 1.1 billion). Analysts at Liberum predicted earlier this month that the deal would be good for Natura, which is looking to grow its business outside Latin America. “Natura is well placed to provide the investment and expertise required ...

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Getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to me

Undocumented: How an ICE raid shattered this family’s American dream If you ask Orlando Lopez, getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to him. His parents had brought him to the United States when he was just three years old, hoping to offer him a better life. But by the time he was a teenager, Lopez’s future was looking bleak. Lopez recalls that he was a good student at his Fort Worth, Texas high school. But he says he was also a wannabe gangster who ended up serving ...

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Getting New Update, Here's What It Does And When It Launches

A new update for Playerunknown’s super-popular PC game Battlegrounds is coming this week, and now the patch notes and specific timing details for it have been released. The patch is due out on Thursday, June 8, at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET, and should take around 1 hour to appropriate, the developer confirmed on Steam. If you’re on the game’s test server, you can already experience the new changes, apparently. The new Battlegrounds patche introduces changes to improve server performance. In one area, an issue has been addressed ...

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Destiny 1 Not Getting More Gameplay Changes

With Destiny 2 on the horizon, Bungie has revealed that it does not plan to release any more gameplay balance changes for the first game. In its latest weekly blog post, Bungie reiterated that the Age of Triumph update for Destiny 1 is the game’s final update. “In our constant watch over the community, we’ve heard many of you asking if the current sandbox will get another design pass. Our sole focus at this time is Destiny 2,” Bungie said. The developer went on to say that “all hands” at ...

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Nats' Harper starts brawl after getting plunked

11:38 PM ET ESPN.com news services Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper charged San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning of the teams’ game on Monday, leading to a bench-clearing brawl between the two clubs. Strickland plunked Harper in the hip with a 98 mph fastball. Harper then gestured at Strickland with his bat, strode to the mound, threw his helmet at the Giants pitcher and the two exchanged blows as benches cleared. “You either go to first base or you go after him and I decided to ...

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Mark Zuckerberg: Getting into Harvard made my parents proud

Mark Zuckerberg famously dropped out of Harvard in 2004 to move to Silicon Valley and work on a little website called The Facebook. On Thursday, he returned to Cambridge to collect an honorary doctorate and give a commencement speech to the class of 2017. “If I get through this speech today, it will be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard,” said Zuckerberg, who swapped out his signature casual wear for a suit and tie. Though Zuckerberg has repeatedly said he has no intentions of running for office, ...

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Celtics' Stevens: LeBron keeps getting better

2:53 AM ET BOSTON — After watching Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James shred his team’s defense during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said James has continued to improve his play in recent years and that there are no obvious answers on how to slow him down. James erupted for 38 points on 14-of-24 shooting and added nine rebounds and seven assists in 42 minutes of play during Cleveland’s 117-104 win at TD Garden. He accounted for 55 of the 105 points the Cavaliers ...

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