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Saturday August 29th, 2020 day edition

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Titled Hero Challenge Cards, completing daily and weekly challenges will level it up and thus unlock new items to equip the associated superhero with.

That's standard stuff for these sorts of progression paths, and this approach sounds fair considering you'll be earning Credits through the base game's six superheroes.

Starting with Hawkeye, you'll then need to purchase these cards separately for 1,000 Credits.

This currency can only be obtained through unlocks on other Battle Passes or with real-world money -- $5 will net you 500 Credits.

To be clear, the character itself and the story, gameplay mechanics, and locations associated with them will be free of charge.

But if you want to customise that superhero with unlocks and decals, you will then need to start splashing the cash.

These Hero Challenge Cards won't be replaced either, meaning you have all the time in the world to unlock everything they have to offer. »

Turkish lawyer Ebru Timtik dies on hunger strike demanding fair trial - Region - World

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A human rights lawyer in Turkey has died of a hunger strike she launched in prison to demand a fair trial for herself and colleagues, an attorney's group said.

Ebru Timtik, 42, died in a hospital in Istanbul late Thursday, the Progressive Lawyers' Association said.

Timtik's death comes months after two members of a left-wing popular folk group that is banned in Turkey also died of a hunger strike. »

9 Bizarre Baldness Cures

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Apparently concerned with maintaining adequate hirsuteness, both male and female royals in ancient Egypt were known to wear wigs and fake beards.

He prescribed himself and fellow chrome domes a topical concoction of opium, horseradish, pigeon droppings, beetroot and spices.

Hippocrates also conceived of a radical treatment for hair loss after noticing that eunuchs never went thin on top. »

Apple has now terminated Epic’s App Store account following legal dispute between the two companies [U]

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As previously warned by Apple, Epic’s App Store account has now been terminated due to the Fortnite developer knowingly violating App Store policy.

Once Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store, Epic Games started a public campaign and a legal battle against Apple, which led the Cupertino-based company to announce that it would terminate Epic’s developer account.

Update: Apple has now shared an official statement about terminating Epic’s App Store account. »