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    Top 10 budget beach hotels and B&Bs on Mexico’s Pacific coast

    Mexico’s Pacific coast, more than 1,000 miles of it, is renowned for its beaches, as well as the resorts which have attracted Hollywood royalty. However, it’s also an area that can experience tropical storms, usually between June and December. The most recent was Hurricane Patricia, the strongest hurricane ever recorded at sea, which swept across

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    Air China launches Chengdu-Sydney services

    Air China will launch Chengdu-Sydney services on November 11th, 2016. After the launch of Chengdu-Frankfurt and Chengdu-Paris flights, this route is Air China’s third intercontinental flight based in its Chengdu hub, and also its first nonstop service between western China and Oceania. Not only will travellers flying out of Chengdu be able to directly fly

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    Why Airlines Love Baggage Fees (and Maybe You Should, Too)

    Ever since the airline industry introduced baggage fees in 2008, passengers have been grumbling about the fee-less golden years of yore. But according to a new study out of the University of Kansas, baggage fees are not entirely bad for passengers: They have contributed to fewer departure delays for U.S. airlines. When baggage fees were

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    DU Admissions 2016: University announced the eighth and final cut-off

    Delhi University (DU) has released the eighth and final cut-off list on the official website. The candidates can check the list by logging on to its official website, www.du.ac.in Earlier, the seventh cut-off for the commencing academic session was released on August 24. Details of eighth cut-off: Most general category seats have been filled for

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    Sexual harassment of students by university staff hidden by non-disclosure agreements

    Harassment of students is widespread but remains invisible, partly because of confidentiality clauses, say campaigners Universities’ use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases involving staff and students is allowing alleged perpetrators to move to other institutions where they could offend again, according to academics, lawyers and campaigners. They warn that the prevalence of

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    World’s biggest chess championship faces axe over £300k tax bill

    The world’s biggest chess championship faces being wound up after its organiser was bankrupted over a £300,000 tax bill. The prestigious Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge, which involves more than 1,200 schools and has run for 20 years, is locked in a long-running dispute with the HMRC over VAT levied on its entry fees. Mike Basman, the competition’s founder, was handed

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    University of Chicago Strikes Back Against Campus Political Correctness

    The anodyne welcome letter to incoming freshmen is a college staple, but this week the University of Chicago took a different approach: It sent new students a blunt statement opposing some hallmarks of campus political correctness, drawing thousands of impassioned responses, for and against, as it caromed around cyberspace. “Our commitment to academic freedom means

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    Private schools A-level dip reflects national trends

    Private schools saw a dip in top A-level results this year, largely reflecting national trends, figures released by the sector suggest. The proportion of private school A-level entries gaining grade A or better was 48.7%, down from 49.3% last year, says the Independent Schools Council. This is still almost twice the national average of 25.8%,

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    Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE capital

    Ride-hailing companies Uber [UBER.UL] and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations, they said on Sunday. The National, a UAE newspaper, quoted unnamed sources as saying that as many as 50 drivers for Uber and Careem had

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    Asus launches ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 Pro 2-in-1 in India

    Asus launched the third-generation ZenBook laptop and next-generation Transformer 3 Pro 2-in-1 in India on Wednesday. While the ZenBook 3 has been designed to take on Apple’s MacBook, the Transformer 3 Pro will compete directly with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4. Both the devices were first unveiled at Computex 2016 in Taiwan. The ZenBook 3 and

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    Yes or no, WhatsApp will share your phone number with Facebook

    A few days ago WhatsApp announced a new privacy policy, saying that the new policy was needed because in future it would be sharing some user details with its parent company Facebook. Of these some details, a few were spelled out by Facebook. It said that your phone number as well as some general user-related

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    Are AT&T’s and Verizon’s no-overage policies really a good deal?

    Nobody likes getting socked with a charge for going over a monthly wireless data cap. And thanks to changes made by the nation’s two largest carriers, those days may be over forever. Earlier this summer AT&T and Verizon said they’d eliminate charges for customers who bust their data caps, in exchange for slowing service to

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    Pokemon GO: Here’s How You Can Track Down Your Favorite Pokemon

    Now you can easily complete the Pokedex If you are a Pokemon GO fan, then at some point you must have felt disappointed when you were unable to find your favorite Pokemon even though it is listed in the Sightings Tab. It’s freaking annoying and frustrating to know that it’s nearby, but you can’t find

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