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DOJ repatriates looted “Dream of Gilgamesh” tablet, other artifacts to Iraq

Hobby Lobby founder Steve Green purchased the tablet from Christie's in 2014.

epic - Ars Technica
11:16am PDT - August 3rd, 2021

Iraq says U.S. to return 17,000 ancient artifacts looted after invasion - Reuters

The United States is returning more than 17,000 ancient artifacts looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the U.S. invasion in 2003, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, Iraq said on Tuesday.

epic - Reuters
3:53am PDT - August 3rd, 2021

Iraq says U.S. to return 17000 ancient artifacts looted after invasion - Reuters

The United States is returning more than 17,000 ancient artifacts looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the U.S. invasion in 2003, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, Iraq said on Tuesday.

epic - Reuters
3:49am PDT - August 3rd, 2021

Amazon's pricey 'Lord of the Rings' TV series to launch Sept 2022 - Reuters

Amazon's multi-million dollar TV version of "The Lord of the Rings" will launch in September 2022, Amazon Studios said on Monday.

epic - Reuters
12:12pm PDT - August 2nd, 2021

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consu…

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7:40am PDT - July 31st, 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021

Early Bird Tickets to Disrupt end today, Friday, July 30. Book your tickets now!

epic - TechCrunch
11:45am PDT - July 30th, 2021

Hockey-Argentina goalie Vivaldi looking to add another gold and tattoo to his collection - Reuters

Argentina goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi hopes his team mates will join him in getting an Olympic tattoo if the reigning champions come out on top of the men's hockey tournament at the Tokyo Games.

epic - Reuters
10:47am PDT - July 30th, 2021

Musk says "Epic is right," takes sides in battle with Apple - Reuters

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Friday showed his support for "Fortnite" maker Epic Games that has challenged Apple Inc's

Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.” Epic Games legal battle with App…

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10:17am PDT - July 30th, 2021

Last day to snag early bird passes to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

Don’t miss your chance to experience TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 — the startup world’s must-attend event of the season — for less than $100. Why not get the best ROI of your time while simultaneously learning about the latest industry trends and mining for opport…

epic - TechCrunch
8:45am PDT - July 30th, 2021

Desalination advances in California despite opponents pushing for alternatives - Reuters

Environmentalists say desalination decimates ocean life, costs too much money and energy, and soon will be made obsolete by water recycling. But as Western states face an epic drought, regulators appear ready to approve a desalination plant in Huntington Beac…

epic - Reuters
3:20am PDT - July 28th, 2021

Rowing-Britain's golden run in men's four ends, Australia triumphs - Reuters

Australia won the men's four in an Olympic best 5:42.76 on Wednesday at Tokyo's Sea Forest Waterway, as Britain's epic run in the event came to a crashing halt, and Australia won the women's side as well.

epic - Reuters
6:59pm PDT - July 27th, 2021

Gilgamesh tablet: US authorities take ownership of artefact

The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet was imported illegally into the US before being bought by Hobby Lobby.

epic - BBC News
4:36pm PDT - July 27th, 2021

DOJ seized the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet - a portion of the epic of Gilgamesh - from Hobby Lobby

The epic of Gilgamesh is considered one of the most ancient works of literature and originally comes from Iraq.

epic - Business Insider
12:35pm PDT - July 27th, 2021

Volleyball-Poland return to winning ways, Iran crush Venezuela - Reuters

World champions Poland put the disappointment of their shock opening defeat by Iran behind them to beat Italy in straight sets in men's Olympic volleyball on Monday at the Ariake Arena.

epic - Reuters
1:10am PDT - July 26th, 2021

One week left to buy passes to TC Disrupt 2021 for less than $100

TechCrunch Disrupt 2021, the world’s original and most epic conference dedicated to tech startups, takes place September 21-23. Are you ready to take full advantage of this opportunity-packed event? Start right now and buy a Disrupt pass for less than $100. B…

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1:00pm PDT - July 22nd, 2021

Epic Games buys 3D asset platform Sketchfab

Epic Games seems determined to give developers everything they need to make games in Unreal Engine without having to look elsewhere for parts. The company has bought Sketchfab, a 3D asset platform."By joining forces, Epic and Sketchfab will be able to m…

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8:30am PDT - July 21st, 2021

Byju’s acquires reading platform Epic for $500 million in US expansion push

Byju’s said on Wednesday it has acquired California-headquartered reading platform Epic for $500 million, the latest in a series of moves from India’s most valuable startup as it deepens its footprint in the U.S. market. The deal involves both cash and stock …

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4:00am PDT - July 21st, 2021

These Astonishing Minecraft Builds Were Years in the Making

Creative and dedicated, the master builders of the best-selling video game have forged some incredible structures.

epic - Wired
4:00am PDT - July 19th, 2021

Cosby's federal prosecutor sets sites on new serial abuse case - Reuters

Kristen Gibbons Feden, the woman who delivered the impassioned Cosby trial closing remarks in 2018 and is now leading the sex abuse practice group at Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, was devastated by the news of Cosby’s release. But, as a self-proclaimed champio…

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12:28pm PDT - July 16th, 2021

These are the top 10 meme stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets is talking about right now

As traders look to replicate the success of Wall Street Bets stocks, one data aggregator is compiling the most mentioned stocks on Reddit's forum.

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8:57am PDT - July 16th, 2021

The show highlighting Iran's rich artistic streak

Its V&A curator hopes it's a way to get visitors to think beyond Tehran's tensions with the west.

epic - BBC News
4:47pm PDT - June 4th, 2021

Nimble Irish restaurants head back to basics as epic lockdown ends - Reuters

In October 2019, shortly after opening, chef Jordan Bailey's Aimsir restaurant in County Kildare won two Michelin stars. Ten months later he was selling lobster rolls and lamb kebabs from a camper van.

epic - Reuters
6:26am PDT - June 3rd, 2021

AMC's epic 3,325% year-to-date rally now makes it bigger than these 10 well known companies (AMC)

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  • AMC Entertainment's year-to-date rally of as much as 3,325% has catapulted the movie theater chain's market valuation to $30 billion.
  • These 10 well-known companies are now worth less than the movie theater chain.
  • <…

    epic - Business Insider
    12:45pm PDT - June 2nd, 2021

Apple’s App Store facilitated $643 billion in commerce, up 24% from last year

In its antitrust trial with Epic Games, which has just adjourned, Apple argued it doesn’t evaluate its App Store profit and loss as a standalone business. But today, the company put out new figures that indicate it does have a good understanding of the money …

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10:00am PDT - June 2nd, 2021

Epic crew https://t.co/9WPZw150qg

(@mikehoncho617)
12:21pm PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @_iamseokmi: To celebrate j-hope's surpassing 7.6 million followers and preparing for Daydream's 100 million streams on Spotify... I bo…

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12:20pm PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @Krtzyy: OOZE BUSTERS!!!!!!! GO FOLLOW @_saahara FOR MAKING THESE EPIC SKINS FOR MCC!! LIVE NOW https://t.co/dsvvJEHIR3 https://t.c…

garden of bones (@grapegardxn)
12:20pm PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @ConnorMovies: After such a long wait #Dune is finally here and is every bit as grand, epic & breathtaking as I’d hoped. It’s the type o…

Wally (@WannaBeCritic88)
12:20pm PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @RottenTomatoes: Early reactions on social media say #Eternals is the most uniquely different MCU movie yet and might be the grandest in…

Débora (@dcristina_23)
12:20pm PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @johnpilger: On 27/28 October, justice itself will be on trial at the High Court in London when two judges decide if Julian #Assange, th…

Kris Krowe (@KKrowe9)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021
RT @looumins: It's just them
 #beeduofanart #tubbofanart #ranboofanart #michaelfanart https://t.co/KJATOnWhOR

RT @looumins: It's just them #beeduofanart #tubbofanart #ranboofanart #michaelfanart https://t.co/KJATOnWhOR

Фрэнни (@epic_franb)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @rahafWabas: old Meister sketch comic *edited* https://t.co/gsMfttljsK

Фрэнни (@epic_franb)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @bellabee_live: ARE WE KICKIN ASS BIG DOGS??? ~#gluetwtselfieday ~~rts are epic :D ~~~hey pisser!! yeah you reading this!! you’re valid…

BOOberry :) (@berryyourbestie)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @_adadragons_: To celebrate reaching 3k followers today on both Discord and Twitter we have prepared this epic giveaway. (you know the…

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2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @HimeshMankad: RADHE SHYAM TEASER OUT NOW! #Prabhas as #VikramAditya in this epic love story that hits the big screen - January 14. #Rad

Saiᴿᵃᵈʰᵉˢʰʸᵃᵐ (@Saisaah96176626)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021
RT @rahafWabas: bench duo but in soul eater world
#tubbofanart #tommyinnitfanart #Ranboofanart #souleater https://t.co/ngYUbVvJRS

RT @rahafWabas: bench duo but in soul eater world #tubbofanart #tommyinnitfanart #Ranboofanart #souleater https://t.co/ngYUbVvJRS

Фрэнни (@epic_franb)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @MatthewACherry: #Dune is epic as fuck.

GOSIA ✨ | dune era (@gosiaa_s)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @lindastantonart: This morning just before my friend & work collegue @AireyAndy crossed the finishing line of a 300mile epic walk which…

A Maryporta (@TMaryporters)
2:06am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

RT @WSJ: How the race to the Covid-19 vaccine was won by two unlikely outsiders https://t.co/oVxoDtmhUR

Dr. Epic (@epic_ht)
2:05am PDT - October 23rd, 2021

Good opening match between Orange Cassidy & Powerhouse Hobbs. Orange Cassidy wins. Once Mox wins his side of the tournament, it’ll be him vs OC in the semifinals. It’ll be an epic match to see. #AEWRampage

Justin (@JustinGonzlezC1)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021
RT @levvuny: If I hit 77 followers by Sunday I'll give everyone who responds an epic stick person https://t.co/nViNfrqUTB

RT @levvuny: If I hit 77 followers by Sunday I'll give everyone who responds an epic stick person https://t.co/nViNfrqUTB

Tree - Warden and Frog Enjoyer (@MicrowaveTree)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @EamonJavers: But today the Conti hacking group has issued an epic screed against the US government - complaining that it is unfair and…

GetOutTheMidTermVote (@gotmtv)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

This took me around an hour or so to draw. Very epic https://t.co/cmRokXlxGp

AlanLenn!s_24Jiv (Orange) (I'm a cat now) (@24jiv)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @garymovies: DUNE is epic! Denis Villeneuve is a true master at world building. Craft work in this is amazing, from cinematography, to p…

Nora Peña (AfroSoul) (@Amid27)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

the new dune movie reminds me of avatar tbh. very epic, aesthetically pleasing, and great cinematography but a very narratively confusing snooze fest.

strong . (@jayngb6)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @bxwretlind: Something epic is about to happen in a remote lake in NW Washington. Find out what in early 2022. Out of Due Season: The F…

(@notanybunny)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review: A Stunning Martial Arts Epic That Shatters Expectations | #movies #entertainment https://t.co/7MpjWufqI9

Flixboards (@flixboards)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021
If I hit 77 followers by Sunday I'll give everyone who responds an epic stick person https://t.co/nViNfrqUTB

If I hit 77 followers by Sunday I'll give everyone who responds an epic stick person https://t.co/nViNfrqUTB

Levvuny (@levvuny)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @MattHun67472111: @nytimesworld @ianrausten Epic failure @jkenney Worst leader in Canadian History and we have had a few Hosers ! https…

gmarie (@gmarie55)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @IndiaEritrea: India @75 - Celebrating Indian Cinema: Epic movie Bahubali-1 was shown to Eritrean students today who enjoyed it. CDA Go…

Prasaddandu (@Prasaddandu1)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @nmcaviar: Epic Records has submitted BIA & Nicki Minaj's "WHOLE LOTTA MONEY (Remix)" for consideration at the 2022 #GRAMMYs. https://t.…

(@Felling_Young)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021
RT @neentandoo: Retweet if you heard of this epic dude before FNF https://t.co/6H3hA2Ii3n

RT @neentandoo: Retweet if you heard of this epic dude before FNF https://t.co/6H3hA2Ii3n

The Lawyer (@the_lawyer_tf2)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021
RT @neentandoo: Retweet if you heard of this epic dude before FNF https://t.co/6H3hA2Ii3n

RT @neentandoo: Retweet if you heard of this epic dude before FNF https://t.co/6H3hA2Ii3n

VoidBunny (@VbunnyYT)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021
RT @CCUpdater: .@Epic_Records’ ‘For Your GRAMMYs Consideration’ promo for ‘Don’t Go Yet’! https://t.co/Wh2pJSIILW

RT @CCUpdater: .@Epic_Records’ ‘For Your GRAMMYs Consideration’ promo for ‘Don’t Go Yet’! https://t.co/Wh2pJSIILW

fatima kadimi (@fatimakadimi)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

RT @EamonJavers: But today the Conti hacking group has issued an epic screed against the US government - complaining that it is unfair and…

Whorfin (@lordwhorfin)
7:14pm PDT - October 22nd, 2021

This is an amazing thread of epic parliamentary nerdiness. I’m in absolute awe! https://t.co/P2j2ek9Rp8

Alastair Endersby (@ajePolitics)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @CryptoA40672341: $ach oversold on the 1-4 hours. The most price suppressed and undervalued coin. I feel bad for $ach. It will make the…

5tu_bagel (@5tu_bagel)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @DreadCentral: After a woman gets hired to serve as a maid for a royal family, she discovers that her predecessor mysteriously disappear…

(@s8nlovesyou666)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021
RT @kfov_851: epic proud ate moments #cookierun https://t.co/FEdLASsgYS

RT @kfov_851: epic proud ate moments #cookierun https://t.co/FEdLASsgYS

⚡Jupiter⚡ (@dragonfoxkid)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @robbiedaymond: Yooo, HAPPY CAMPAIGN 3 DAY!! So excited for my homies over at #CriticalRole. Wishing them all an amazing premiere & epic…

Spooky Ghoul Meg (@MegsDreamDesign)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @robbiedaymond: Yooo, HAPPY CAMPAIGN 3 DAY!! So excited for my homies over at #CriticalRole. Wishing them all an amazing premiere & epic…

Andreya (On - Dre- Ya) (@Raphs_Wolfgang)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @RealMattCouch: In-N-Out Burgers EPIC Response to San Francisco Shutting Down Their Restaurant is the Best Thing You’ll Read This Week!…

Judy. Eads (@JudyEads3)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

RT @asadayaz: The epic journey begins November 5 #Eternals

Paula (@MsTwistedNerve)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021

Shout out to the people at epic that do the merch, it must take them days to design it

ShadowOpsFN (@GhostOpsFN)
12:24pm PDT - October 21st, 2021