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HTC U11 Squeezable smartphone set to launch in India today

HTC U11 Squeezable smartphone set to launch in India today

It is unclear at the moment if Indian markets will get both existing variants of the smartphone, although a recent rumor suggests that the company will launch the 6GB variant in the country. The fro...

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Manhunt for two inmates who killed prison guards — Georgia Prison break

The sheriff says that their last known whereabouts were a rock quarry in the area where they stole a white F250 Ford truck. Sills said the two inmates got a head start by taking and tossing the H...

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Taylor Swift returns to streaming services

But today, as she celebrates 1989 selling over 10 million copies, her music again becomes available on streaming sites - which just might diminish Perry's complete dominance of the streaming market ...

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Search for London tower victims as fears death toll may rise

Currently, 17 people are known to have died in the blaze, six of whom have been provisionally identified, but the death toll is expected rise significantly. "Sadly this figure is likely to rise, and...

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Pilot in blimp crash severely burned, say police

The Open, one of golf's four majors, opened play Thursday at the course in Erin, Wisconsin. Instead, the U.S. Open began Thursday under sunshine with little threat of bad weather all day. "I was tee...

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Rania Ibrham, mother trapped in Grenfell Tower, sends harrowing final message

Rania Ibrham, mother trapped in Grenfell Tower, sends harrowing final message

Suhair Sharif, who rushed to the scene following the blaze , told MailOnline : "Rania lived with her husband and children on the 24th floor". 'Her husband was in Egypt but he flew back as soon as ...

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Apple's Tim Cook confirms rumours that they're working on driverless cars

Apple's Tim Cook confirms rumours that they're working on driverless cars

But the project was beset by cost overruns and a rapidly expanding headcount, so a year ago Apple reportedly shifted its focus to developing the software to power self-driving cars. Tesla has accumula...

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Confederations Cup; Lions arrive Moscow ahead of Sunday's game with Chile

Without Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng, Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Bayern Munich-bound Niklas Suele could forge a few parternship at centreback. The victor of Group A will play the runner-u...

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New Mexico fire spreads as residents evacuate

New Mexico fire spreads as residents evacuate

The fire was burning near the boundary between the Santa Fe National Forest and Valles Caldera National Preserve , officials said. The smokey conditions in Los Alamos today are caused by the Cajete...

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China's Tencent leads $600 million investment in bike share startup Mobike

China's Tencent leads $600 million investment in bike share startup Mobike

Chinese internet giant Tencent, an existing investor, led the latest round of financing along with U.S. firms Sequoia Capital and TPG, as well as China-focused Hillhouse Capital. Bike-sharing is nothi...

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Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe, bashes Hillary Clinton

Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe, bashes Hillary Clinton

Here, Trump appears to be directly referring to arguments for firing Mueller from Newt Gingrich and other right-wing infotainers. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security ...

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Slack draws takeover attention from Amazon

Slack draws takeover attention from Amazon

Amazon was first known for its e-commerce platform, but the company is expanding into an increasing number of fields including food delivery and cloud storage. The company, which introduced its busin...

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Fed raises interest rates, 4th increase since Dec

The Fed also gave a first clear outline on its plan to reduce its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, most of which were purchased in the wake of the 2007-2009 fi...

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Blimp flying over US Open crashes

I had the shakes and I felt bad for the people inside. "It was a frightful sight". And then the defending U.S. Open champion missed a 10-foot birdie putt to cap a most forgettable 75 that included...

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China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

The A-I-I-B was founded past year by China - now with 77 member countries - to integrate the Asian region through infrastructure development. For a joint value of $174 million Dollars, the two new cre...

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Cloudy With Periods of Rain Friday

Cloudy With Periods of Rain Friday

Humidity will be on the rise Friday night and Saturday . Sunday: Partly cloudy, warmer and humid. Clouds will continue into the night with a 30-per-cent chance of showers and a low of 18 C. S...

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Advanced breast cancer drug to become routinely available

Advanced breast cancer drug to become routinely available

Kadcyla , which can extend the lives and improve the quality of life of women with advanced breast cancer , will now be available to around 1,200 patients each year. The agency also says its analysis...

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Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch this holiday season

The PlayStation 4 however, which already allows Rocket League matches between Steam and PS4 players, is notably absent from that list. Importantly, the developer has confirmed that cross-network p...

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Apple WWDC 2017: Here are the enterprise management updates for iOS 11

People have anxious over the years that the Mac might become increasingly iOS-ified as Apple focused its attentions on the success of the iPhone , but iOS 11 makes it pretty clear that, if an...

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17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

At least 17 people were killed as flames raced through the 24-story Grenfell Tower early Wednesday, trapping people inside their apartments. There were other reports of adults jumping. One local re...

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US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting

US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting

Republicans Rodney Davis and John Shimkus say they still plan to take part in Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. The gunman, identified as IL resident James T. "He remains in crit...

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Sempra Energy (SRE) Stake Increased by Toronto Dominion Bank

Sempra Energy (SRE) Stake Increased by Toronto Dominion Bank

The other 9 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. During the same period in the ...

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Trump slams reports about obstruction of justice investigation: "Phony story"

Mueller III to investigate Trump's own conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation , which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campai...

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Sony continues to block cross-platform play for Rocket League, Minecraft

The Nintendo Switch version of the game will fully support the console's cross network play and will feature exclusive battle cars, and customization options. Right now it's just a political barrier...

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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' promises new trilogy for franchise

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' promises new trilogy for franchise

Speaking in an interview with French website Allocine , Tom Holland accidentally spilled the beans on how many solo movies Spider-Man has left. The young model, singer, dancer, and actress makes her...

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Blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

It was a terrible sight. "So, [it was] a simple day when you look back on it, how we kind of pieced our way around the golf course". Fleetwood, the reigning Abu Dhabi HSBC champion, like Fowler wa...

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Microscopic organisms turn Istanbul's shores turquoise

Microscopic organisms turn Istanbul's shores turquoise

Phytoplankton are tiny organisms that feed on sunlight and dissolved nutrients. Prof. Valentina Todorova from the Institute of Oceanology says that it happens every year in the late spring, end of ...

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The Nintendo Switch May Finally Be Catching Up With Demand

We could have announced it months ago, but we weren't yet ready, the team wasn't ready, to show it and to let the consumer really understand visually how the hat mechanic works, how the capture mechan...

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Super Mario Odyssey's E3 Trailer Puts Mario in a Sombrero Riding Dinosaurs

Super Mario Odyssey's E3 Trailer Puts Mario in a Sombrero Riding Dinosaurs

Hopefully, Super Mario Odyssey can stick to its planned release date, but that places it as launching on the exact same day as Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Assassin's Creed: Origins . But...

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New evidence supports hypothesis that stars are born in a litter

New evidence supports hypothesis that stars are born in a litter

According to Stahler, astronomers have known for several decades that stars are born inside egg-shaped cocoons called dense cores, which are sprinkled throughout vast clouds of cold, molecular hydroge...

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CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, clarifies rules for so-called family plans

CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, clarifies rules for so-called family plans

In an update to its 2013 Wireless Code , the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ( CRTC ) said that from December 1 all new mobile devices must be sold unlocked and that e...

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Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Asked about her husband's decision to leave for an extended period of time, Hodgkinson said that her daughter and two-year-old granddaughter had recently moved home. The charges were dismissed later t...

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Cosby arrives for 4th day of jury deliberations

As deliberations dragged into a fourth day, some jurors have appeared angry and frustrated. The panel deliberated about 30 hours over four days before telling Judge Steven O'Neill on Thursday ...

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Nokia launches world's fastest network chips used for routers

Nokia launches world's fastest network chips used for routers

The new "petabit-class" technology was born from Nokia's €15 billion takeover of Alcatel in 2015 , which included the acquisition of its IP network gear division. These will be built into routers to ...

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Microsoft migrates Windows Server to semi-annual release schedule

Microsoft migrates Windows Server to semi-annual release schedule

Well today we get an announcement from the Windows Server team that they would also be following a similar kind of update pattern. Microsoft today announced a major change to how it will deliver n...

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Blast hits kindergarten in east China

Two people were found dead near the entrance of Chuangxin Kindergarten in China's eastern Jiangsu province, and six others died later at hospital, according to news agency Xinhua. Some people on China...

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Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

The president also appeared to undermine Mueller's leadership, saying the "witch hunt" was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Mr Comey , who had been leading one of several Russia...

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Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Going Through Hard Times This Year

Invesco Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). A number of brokerages have weighed in on HUN. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 36,137 shares of the basic mater...

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Assassin's Creed Origins has many editions, from £55 to £700

Assassin's Creed Origins has many editions, from £55 to £700

The franchise also took a downward turn when the 2016 film Assassin's Creed - directed by Justin Kurzel and starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Ra...

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Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

The congressional staffer, who works for Rep. Roger Williams of Texas, was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital. The gunman, identified by law officials as James Hodgkins...

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