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South Carolina orders evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears category 5 strength.

Nia Franklin, Miss New York who was crowned Miss America, has only lived in NYC for a year.

Snap strategy chief Imran Khan plans to step down.

Why Pluto is definitely a planet.

Andrew Moore, dean of computer science at Carnegie Mellon, will become head of Google Cloud AI.

Zendesk is acquiring salesforce automation platform Base, which has raised over $50 million.

New York state has approved Gemini Trust Company’s and Paxos Trust Company’s dollar-linked digital currencies.

Hargett Hunter and Trispan have acquired STACKED.