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Sam Altman to return as OpenAI CEO days after being fired and joining Microsoft

Sam Altman says he is returning to OpenAI after being fired by the company and joining Microsoft only days ago.
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Israel and Hamas have reached a temporary ceasefire deal after six weeks of fighting. This is what we know about it

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a four-day ceasefire in their war in exchange for the release of 50 women and children held in Gaza. Here's what we know about the deal and what may unfold next.
A poster with the words HOSTAGE DEAL CEASEFIRE is held in the air by an obscured hand

'Line in the sand': Australian industry lauds conviction of second global cryptocurrency kingpin

The founder of Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, pleads guilty to money laundering charges and stepped down as CEO.
A bald man of Chinese heritage wearing glasses and a black polo shirt holds a microphone in front of a yellow backdrop.

The heat was brutal at Taylor Swift's tragic Rio concert. One factor made it even more dangerous

The heat index – or "feels like" – temperature reportedly reached 59C in Rio de Janeiro as thousands of fans queued up for Taylor Swift's performance.
A split image showing two young heat-exhausted women and the pop star Taylor Swift performing.

Unheard cut of 20-year-old interview with 'Banksy' appears to confirm his name — but is it all a joke?

Recorded before Banksy's 2003 show Turf Wars, the interviewer asks the artist about whether his name is Robert Banks. "It's Robbie," he replies. 
A Banksy mural of a man throwing a bunch of flowers is pictured inside three gold frames.

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