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Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

The Business Network For Offshore Wind, the leader in building the USA offshore wind supply chain, commends the Maryland Public Service Commission for awarding financing for two offshore wind projects. To address concerns about the ability to see the turbines from the shore, the order also requires US Wind to locate its project as far to the east of the designated wind energy area as practical.

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Hamas burns drug stash in Gaza, sentences dealers to death

Israel and Egypt have maintained a blockade on Gaza since the group seized control of the territory from forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. A day later, it hanged three people they accused of being collaborators in cases not related to Faqha's death. More recently, Abbas, who governs the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, has cut financial support to Gaza, further squeezing Hamas.

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Apple TV could finally get this long-absent app at WWDC

As part of the arrangement between the two companies, Amazon - which stopped selling Apple TV devices two years ago, when it also banned Google's Chromecast devices from its virtual shelves - will resume selling Apple's set-top box. Even the though the ice will apparently thaw between Apple and Amazon soon, Google and Amazon may be at odds for a little bit longer as Chromecasts still have limited to zero support for Amazon Prime Video .

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500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

But past year Microsoft acknowledged that it wouldn't hit that goal. Still, Microsoft itself has moved the goalposts a little bit here. Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has championed the need to ensure cutting-edge technology and its development is being done with the interests of people at its heart.

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Murray slump continues with Coric defeat

Coric broke Murray's serve three times in the first set, and in the second, he broke at 5-3 to serve out the match. Defending champion Novak Djokovic has beaten Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals. Defending champion Djokovic had fewer problems against the 35-year-old Spaniard than in his three-set second-round test with Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday, taking the first set 6-4 before breaking in the 12th game of the second to avoid a tie-break.

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'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

Berkshire is the largest holder of Wells Fargo with a almost 10 percent stake in the company. Buffett often calls on the United States to do more to help the working class and has said the tax system is tilted to benefit rich people like him, a point he pressed on Saturday.