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Nougat-powered Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 launched on Cricket

In a blog post , the companies said the default music player on the S8 will be Google's own Play Music. That's not the exciting part, though. Research firm IHS Markit on Friday released a report ...

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Breakability tests confirm increased fragility on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

Consumers who shop for a Galaxy S device seem to have a consistent preference for larger displays, it would seem. We are working with Amazon to provide that experience, but in the meantime you can use...

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Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

US President Donald Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Dr Peggy Whitson for breaking the 534-day record for cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut. POTUS asked about the timeline for pl...

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Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

Astronaut and Iowa native Peggy Whitson has set a US record for space travel. In November 2016, Whitson and two other astronauts, from Russian Federation and the European Space Agency, blasted off...

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Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

How would the public respond to the new flagship models just half a year after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was pulled off shelves? The new phones have received positive reviews from The Associated ...

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US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

Following an explanation by NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson of how human waste is repurposed for consumption, Trump responded that he would rather the space travelers drink it than himself. "That's an ...

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Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

Whitson has clocked in 534 days over three expeditions to the International Space Station (ISS). The 879-day global record, held by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, still stands. Whitson said she'...

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Tim Cook threatened to remove Uber from Apple's app store

Had Uber's app was kicked out of App Store, the ride-hailing company would have lost access to millions of iPhone customers destroying its business. The practice, called fingerprinting, is prohibite...

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Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

However, the Exynos chip of Galaxy S8 is able to beat the iPhone 7 Plus in the multi-core performance. The latest salvo from Samsung shows how it's keen to regain consumer confidence and attain lead...

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Firefighters battle blaze at building under construction near the University of Maryland

Firefighters battle blaze at building under construction near the University of Maryland

Fire officials say the building is under construction. Over 200 firefighters from around the area came to the scene to help extinguish the fire. Initial reports were that flames were seen coming from ...

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Study finds Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

Samsung's latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. The CAT-16 LTE radio allows the new Galaxy phone to aggregate three carriers of up to 20MHz each. The devices feature iris s...

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Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

The mission is Orbital ATK's seventh contracted commercial resupply services (CRS) mission, and its third launch atop an Atlas V rocket from Florida. John Glenn cargo vessel that had caught up to ...

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Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

Jeff Williams held the previous record of 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes. "I feel like I'm more comfortable here than I am on a bed on Earth". "Well, that's good. As of early Monday morning, Whits...

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City need 'important' derby win against United, says Navas

City need 'important' derby win against United, says Navas

Sanchez hit in the 101st minute at Wembley on Sunday, securing the Gunners' recovery after Nacho Monreal had equalised following Sergio Aguero's opener. Arsenal remain seven points adrift of fourth...

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NASA Livestreams 360-Degree View Of Rocket Launch

Orbital ATK dedicated the OA-7 Cygnus spacecraft to John Glenn during a ceremony last month. NASA worked in coordination with Orbital ATK , which makes the Cygnus spacecraft that sits atop the ...

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Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, (L) look on during visit to the U.S. Mexico border fence in San Diego, California, U.S. In an inter...

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Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

In the hours after Aaron Hernandez committed suicide Wednesday, authorities in MA said that the former Patriots tight end didn't leave any type of note before killing himself. After Hernandez's de...

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Trump says no 'rush' to get healthcare legislation done next week

Trump will mark his 100th day in office on April 29. As for whether reaching that threshold is possible, "the answer isn't clear at this time", a senior Republican aide said . The American Health...

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Trump to call commander of International Space Station

During the NAB Show Super Session, a live 4K stream will enable Nasa astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson on the ISS to talk to AWS Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman, who will be at the Las Vegas Conve...

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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

She noted that when Trump promised to build a wall during his campaign, he never indicated he would "pass billions of dollars of cost of the wall onto the taxpayer". Trump should help make a deal, but...

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Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air

Responding to the news of his departure, O'Reilly said: 'It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims. The move is a significant one given that O'Reilly's sh...

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China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space

China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space

Speaking at the launch, Zhang Xueyu, launch site commander said, "I hereby declare that the Tianzhou 1 spacecraft launch has been succesfully completed". "In the future, with such technology, we can...

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Apple Said to Be Developing System for Autonomous Vehicles, Implementing Training Program

Apple Said to Be Developing System for Autonomous Vehicles, Implementing Training Program

Out of the 41-page document that Reuters received, there is also a 10-page section regarding how operators should take back control of the auto while in autonomous mode. Now documents that were file...

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New England Patriots Call Out The New York Times' Lack Of Context

New England Patriots Call Out The New York Times' Lack Of Context

The president accepted gifts from Kraft and Belichick during the ceremony, a personalized No. 45 Patriots jersey and a team helmet matching the ones used during the Super Bowl. Quarterback Tom Brady ...

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American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

Station commander Peggy Whitson , 57, in the midst of her third long-duration mission, is due on Monday to beat the 534-day record for cumulative time spent in space by a USA astronaut. Back in 2002,...

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Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

On Wednesday, Cassini will skim the outer edge of Saturn's rings for the final time, en route to its fateful encounter with Titan. One of Cassini's latest photos was of the home that it left 2...

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First 360 Degree Video Captures Rocket Blast Off

Atlas V is expected to vault off the pad into clear skies thanks to a 90% chance of favorable weather . A Cygnus cargo ship, shortly before capture by the space station's robot arm (file photo...

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Three new images of 'Alien: Covenant' revealed

Three new images of 'Alien: Covenant' revealed

Alien : Covenant graces the cover of Empire this month - and lurking within the pages of the world's biggest movie magazine, there's some planet-sized world exclusives on Ridley Scott's return to t...

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Trump tax plan to rely on future United States growth to fund cuts

Trump tax plan to rely on future United States growth to fund cuts

The second ordered review will look at a separate part of the Dodd-Frank law that called on federal regulators to identify which financial institutions were large enough to merit enhanced regulation...

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Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

President Trump is directing his treasury secretary to review the Dodd-Frank reform law that was enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The president will travel to the Treasury Departmen...

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India slams China for renaming six places in Arunachal 'illegally'

India slams China for renaming six places in Arunachal 'illegally'

An angry China lodged formal protests in New Delhi and Beijing even as India warned against interfering in its internal matters. "Let me stress that about the Indian government's indulgence of (th...

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The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) Under Analyst Spotlight

The institutional investor owned 15,300 shares of the asset manager's stock at the end of the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Blackstone Group during the...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 likely to include Google's AI program

Samsung Galaxy S8 likely to include Google's AI program

Also Read: How Samsung beat Apple in the race for innovation with Galaxy S8, S8+ . But battery capacity isn't increasing, despite the larger sizes, meaning more breathing room for the battery. Tha...

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Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

President Donald Trump says the 100-day benchmark often used to measure a new administration's achievements is a "ridiculous standard". As a candidate, Trump strongly criticized President Barack Oba...

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Le Pen gains support after Paris attack but Macron still seen winning

Municipal workers in white hygiene suits were out before dawn to wash down the sidewalk where the assault took place - a scene now depressingly familiar after multiple attacks that have killed more th...

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Deputy, officer shot; suspect killed in Hardeeville

Deputy, officer shot; suspect killed in Hardeeville

Security is high preceding the vote after police said they arrested two men Tuesday in what they described as a thwarted terror attack. Police shot and killed the gunman. Hardeeville police Sgt. Kelvi...

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Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

The constitutional amendments passed with a margin of just over a million votes. He said the Supreme Election Board decided not to deem ballot papers without official seals invalid, paving the way f...

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Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

The Supreme Court agreed a year ago to investigate the Sharif family's offshore wealth after Opposition leader Imran Khan threatened street protests following the leak of the "Panama Papers" . The JI...

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Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

They came in numbers that were mammoth if not quite astronomical. "The scientific method was developed to be nonpartisan and objective", Weinberg said. "Scientists find it appalling that evidence ha...

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Bose headphones app sends all your info back to Bose

Bose headphones app sends all your info back to Bose

The company's SoundSport Wireless, SoundSport Pulse Wireless, SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II, Quiet Control 30 and SoundLink Color II have also been named in the complaint as possible c...

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