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Barcelona halts licenses for new tourist accommodations

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Barcelona is tired of tourists.

For years, the Spanish city experiences something akin to the Running of the Bulls — only with tourists

Take a walk down La Rambla, a tree-lined pedestrian street, in August and just try to listen for someone speaking in Catalan. It’s difficult — and sometimes impossible — as chatter in German, Portuguese and English drowns out local dialects.

The latest sign of Barcelona’s exhaustion with its…

Tough road ahead for Wimbledon fan favorite Andy Murray

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The draw is in, and the All England Club’s fan favorite appears to have one of the toughest roads back to the Wimbledon final. Scotland native Andy Murray, who in 2013 became the first British man since 1936 to win the tournament, is grouped together with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the bottom half of the men’s bracket

What it means: Murray may have to face every other member of tennis’s “Big Four,” including Novak Djokovic, if he is to hoist a Wimbledon trophy once again

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Tough road ahead for Wimbledon fan favorite Andy Murray

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The draw is in, and the All England Club’s fan favorite appears to have one of the toughest roads back to the Wimbledon final. Scotland native Andy Murray, who in 2013 became the first British man since 1936 to win the tournament, is grouped together with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the bottom half of the men’s bracket

What it means: Murray may have to face every other member of tennis’s “Big Four,” including Novak Djokovic, if he is to hoist a Wimbledon trophy once again

Andy…

USA beats Colombia to advance in Women’s World Cup: 3 things we learned

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And so they advance. The U.S. beat Colombia in the Women’s World Cup round-of-16 on Monday night to move on the tournament’s quarterfinals

It wasn’t a convincing win, though, and the same malaise that has plagued the USA so far was still visibly present. The U.S. next takes on China this Friday. But first, read on for three things we learned from the USA’s 2-0 win over Colombia

Colombia acquitted itself well

Colombia star Lady…

5 can’t-miss apps: Dark Sky, Elevate and more

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With all the new drool-worthy games coming out of E3 and news of Samsung’s massive security vulnerability surfacing, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes Vimeo’s new video editing apps, a big update to Dark Sky and a new game from Disney based on Inside Out

Check out the gallery, below, to see our top picks. If you’re looking…

E3 2015 was all about VR and its weird accessories

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If there’s any one trend that perfectly summed up E3 2015 it’s virtual reality

Virtual reality was everywhere this year. Oculus VR, of course, had a massive booth to show off its Oculus Rift headset and Samsung’s Gear VR, for which it provides the software. Sony dedicated a huge chunk of its PlayStation booth to its upcoming Project Morpheus VR headset. And even smaller VR headset companies like AntVR and MergeVR showed up.

But more than just VR…

E3 2015 was all about VR and its weird accessories

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If there’s any one trend that perfectly summed up E3 2015 it’s virtual reality

Virtual reality was everywhere this year. Oculus VR, of course, had a massive booth to show off its Oculus Rift headset and Samsung’s Gear VR, for which it provides the software. Sony dedicated a huge chunk of its PlayStation booth to its upcoming Project Morpheus VR headset. And even smaller VR headset companies like AntVR and MergeVR showed up.

But more than just VR…

E3 2015 was all about VR and its weird accessories

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If there’s any one trend that perfectly summed up E3 2015 it’s virtual reality

Virtual reality was everywhere this year. Oculus VR, of course, had a massive booth to show off its Oculus Rift headset and Samsung’s Gear VR, for which it provides the software. Sony dedicated a huge chunk of its PlayStation booth to its upcoming Project Morpheus VR headset. And even smaller VR headset companies like AntVR and MergeVR showed up.

But more than just VR…

E3 2015 was all about VR and its weird accessories

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If there’s any one trend that perfectly summed up E3 2015 it’s virtual reality

Virtual reality was everywhere this year. Oculus VR, of course, had a massive booth to show off its Oculus Rift headset and Samsung’s Gear VR, for which it provides the software. Sony dedicated a huge chunk of its PlayStation booth to its upcoming Project Morpheus VR headset. And even smaller VR headset companies like AntVR and MergeVR showed up.

But more than just VR…

‘Mirror’s Edge Catalyst’ delights fans new and old at E3

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This year, E3 was full of old games getting rebooted or remade for modern audiences.

Fans of Mirror’s Edge, a 2008 parkour game made by DICE, knew that the Swedish studio was back at work on a follow