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Wearable technology company Fitbit sees its revenue beat expectations and more than triple to $400m (£256m) in the second quarter.
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Hopes fade as rescuers search for survivors after a boat carrying as many as 600 migrants capsizes in the Mediterranean off Libya's coast.