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In today's mobile world, students will fare best with a laptop that's small enough for travel, but powerful enough to handle the tasks associated with high-level academics. Here are 10 of the best.

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Niantic's Pokemon Go, the record-breaking app which has already surpassed Twitter, Netflix, and Spotify in daily active users, finally arrived in the franchise's home market of Japan on July 22. Its first sponsor there is McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), which will convert its 3,000 stores across the country into Pokemon Go "gyms".

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House warned Tuesday of a "revolution" of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North Korea, and issued a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks.

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Pokemon Go places the cartoon creatures in the real world. Image source: Niantic.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

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CAIRO (AP) — A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to Mideast religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of the game.

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Pinckneyville Community Hospital has announced that Drs. Raymond Smith and Amjad Ali of Quincy Medical Group have donated more than 20 photographs to be displayed in the Oncology & Infusion Clinic at the hospital.

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Phillip McGrath, of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Anna-Jonesboro, recently won the firm's Ed Armstrong Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships.

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones, in a sign the company is getting its mojo back while rivals fail to deliver new smartphones.

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SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A couple who sued the city of SeaTac for scheming against their plan to open a park-and-fly garage near Seattle-Tacoma International airport have been awarded $18 million from a jury and a judge who harshly criticized city officials.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Mid-year budget cuts ordered for Oklahoma agencies amid a revenue downturn earlier this year were deeper than necessary, resulting in $140.8 million in additional revenue that could be returned to state agencies or used to help fund a teacher pay raise, state finance officials announced on Wednesday.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal officials say a cement manufacturer has agreed to invest about $10 million to cut emissions of air pollution at five of its plants in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Texas.

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NEW YORK (AP) — An investment banker defending himself against insider trading charges blamed his father Wednesday, saying through his lawyer that his father triggered over $1 million in illegal stock trades after hearing him talk about upcoming mergers and acquisitions.

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SEATTLE (AP) — As crude oil trains began rolling through its downtown a few years ago, Spokane was among the first cities to pass a resolution calling for stronger federal safety regulations.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Those behind a ballot measure that would overhaul Oklahoma's liquor laws by, among other things, allowing grocery stores and convenience stores to sell stronger beer and wine launched a publicity campaign Wednesday in an effort to build support before the November election.

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PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — In a story July 27 about a rural Oregon town that has reinvented itself as a high-tech outpost, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Facebook came to Prineville to look for a site for a data center. It was seven years ago, not 15.