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AirAsia pilot tells passengers to pray after plane started shaking

It landed at Perth Airport just before 10 a.m., AirAsia X Berhad said in a statement to Fortune . A Perth Airport spokesman said the issue was related to an engine. ABC News quotes Sophie Nicolas, another passenger on the flight, as saying she was scared when it happened, especially with the reaction of the AirAsia crew of the plane.

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Wizkid Beats Stonebwoy to Top BET Award

Stonebwoy who won the 2015 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa, has been nominated again this year in the same category. Who run the world, especially during award season? Chance the Rapper and Migos are up for four nominations as wel, and a full list of the 2017 BET Awards nominees is available here.

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Google will stop looking at your emails to create targeted adverts

The company has confirmed in a post on its official blog that it's no longer going to scan the email contents of Gmail users for the goal of selling targeted advertising . Google used to scan the emails of only those who used the free version of Gmail, not the paid-for service sold to companies, said Diane Greene , head of the company's cloud business.

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White House Confident Healthcare Bill Passes Before August Recess

As he heads to Iowa on Wednesday for his fifth political rally while in office, Trump is reducing the importance of White House press briefings . He relishes the moment when the media is talking about the media. When the anger over a lack of press briefings builds up, the White House will host an off-camera briefing and continue the process all over again. With a possible vote days away, the White House hasn't seen the health care bill in its entirety, according to a senior White House ...

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Google scrubs medical records from search

As of Thursday, Google had updated the list of information it scrubs from search results to include: "confidential, personal medical records of private people". However, with the rise in instances of hacking and the spread of fake news this approach has received some criticism. While Google likes to be seen to have a largely hands-off approach to search results, there are circumstances in which it intervenes and controls what people can see.

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Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

Cameras are good for capturing the event, and telescopes and binoculars are useful for either getting a closeup look at the edges of the Moon , the surface of the Sun (during the partial eclipse ), or the lines of the solar wind (during totality).