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Apple's iOS 11 update could deliver FLAC and hi-res audio support

Here's how it works. Install the iOS 11 Beta Profile. Several rumors have claimed that Apple is facing production issues integrating the Touch ID fingerprint sensors into the Home button under t...

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Wi-Fi hotspots in Hyderabad

Wi-Fi hotspots in Hyderabad

Hyderabad on Tuesday took a step towards developing into a Smart City with the launch of 1,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots. Telangana government today propelled the " Hyderabad City Wi-Fi" extend, givin...

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Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

Six surface-to-surface missiles were launched on Sunday from western bases in Iran at command centers, logistic sites and suicide vehicle bomb factories in Syria's eastern Deir al Zour area, the Islam...

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Costa Rican President Swallows Wasp In Interview

Costa Rican President Swallows Wasp In Interview

I ate the wasp", he says. Solís exclaimed, before bursting out laughing along with media personnel. The incident was captured on film by news outlet PZ Actual at an event held to celebrate the ope...

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Casualties reported after van strikes crowd in Muslim neighborhood in London

Casualties reported after van strikes crowd in Muslim neighborhood in London

Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this bad incident". "But really an attack on the Muslim community is an attack on every single citizen in Great Britain, beca...

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'Trump not informed he is under investigation'

Sekulow , contended tweet by the President this week saying "I am being investigated ", was not a confirmation of the investigation, but instead a response to a report in The Washington Post . T...

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China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit

Among those representing the government will be Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, both White House advisers; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; White House budget...

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Trump tweets support for Handel as Democrats eye big win in Georgia

Trump tweets support for Handel as Democrats eye big win in Georgia

The race - seen as an indicator for next year's mid-term elections - appeared virtually deadlocked as both candidates sprinted to the finish, polls showed. He doesn't live in the district he seeks t...

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Tropical storm warning extended westward into Texas

Tropical storm warning extended westward into Texas

Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Tobago, and Grenada. A tropical storm watch also went into effect for Bonaire and Aruba at that time. A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm conditions -...

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The Application, Selection Process For How To Become An Astronaut — NASA Jobs

Loral O'Hara, 34, calls Sugar Land, Texas, home . Today's announcement will be the first time since 2013 that a new astronaut class began their NASA training. We look forward to watching you live...

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Cleararc Capital Inc. Boosts Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

The number of shares now held by investors is 753.66 Million. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Activision Blizzard , Inc. About 1.23M shares traded. The st...

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Hard Mode uses separate save slot

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Hard Mode uses separate save slot

Nintendo recently confirmed this on their United Kingdom website. Unlike other Zelda games, Breath of the Wild lets you operate just one campaign at a time (although you can have multiple saves ...

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Renewable Energy will reach 49 percent in India by 2014

Renewable Energy will reach 49 percent in India by 2014

Solar already rivals the cost of new coal power plants in Germany and the USA, and the same will happen in quick-growing markets such as China and India by 2021. Despite President Trump's plans to ex...

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NASA's Kepler mission finds 219 new exoplanets, several potentially habitable worlds

The 10 new Earth-like planet candidates bring the total list to 49, Business Insider reported, and they could conceivably support alien life so long as they have a "stable atmosphere". With these ...

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

Monroe Bancshares & Tru Mi reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ). It has outperformed by 19.26% the S&P500. Wal-Mart reported better-than-expected earnings in first-qua...

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U.S. jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

U.S. jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

Russian Federation said that the shootdown incident was a "cynical violation of Syria's sovereignty". The U.S. shot down the Syrian Su-22 jet after claiming that it was targeting opposition pa...

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Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downs Syrian jet

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downs Syrian jet

The US said it shot down the plane to defend the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group which is fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa, the ISIS stronghold in northeast Syria . S...

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Rio Tinto confirms earlier recommendation of Yancoal offer for coal group

Rio Tinto confirms earlier recommendation of Yancoal offer for coal group

Industry sources said they expected Glencore to continue to press its case to buy the Australian coal mines. Following Glencore's bid, Yancoal revised its offer to make its $2.45 billion payment upf...

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Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation

Mr. Mackey likened Friday's deal announcement to an engagement, and "like an old traditional marriage, where there are all kinds of rules and chaperones, we can't consummate the marriage, until we're ...

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Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP

Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP

The Finals MVP averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 blocks, and 1 steal over the course of the five-game series. The Lakers certainly qualified as a "super team" with Johnson, Kareem...

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Pence calls hiring of outside counsel for Russian Federation probe 'very routine'

Pence calls hiring of outside counsel for Russian Federation probe 'very routine'

Pence hired Richard Cullen , chairman of law firm McGuireWoods, to help him respond to inquiries from special counsel Robert Mueller , a spokesman said . United States intelligence agencies have...

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Confederations Cup: Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation, winning 3-2

Legacy infrastructure from the 2014 Winter Olympics , the 47,659-seat arena is nestled on the shores of the Black Sea alongside a turrets-and-all castle hotel and brightly coloured rollercoasters. ...

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Fenland raises flag for Armed Forces Day

Fenland raises flag for Armed Forces Day

Rev Geoffrey Eynon, Chaplain of the Royal British Legion, led the gathering in prayer. 'I'd also like to particularly thank the Nicolson Institute pipers who opened and closed the ceremony, the Air ...

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Sushma Swaraj congratulates Ram Nath Kovind following Presidential candidate nomination

BSP chief Mayawati, a Dalit leader herself, said Kovind can not be opposed unless the opposition fielded a popular Dalit nominee. The BJP's presidential candidate had said in a debate in Parliamen...

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Tropical Storm Cindy could form in the Gulf Tuesday

Tropical Storm Cindy could form in the Gulf Tuesday

The system's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 40 miles per hour. Because of that, the National Hurricane Center in Miami initiated Tropical Storm Warnings in advance of the system, e...

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Hitman First Level "The Playground" Goes Free For PC And Consoles

Hitman Prologue Episode can then be downloaded for free on all platforms, while subsequent episodes can be purchased individually or through Season Pass. The download includes absolutely everything t...

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Jared Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

McMaster. On the tech side, guests included Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, and Peter Thiel of long-held grudges . But mostly people were just surprised Kushner was speaking out loud in t...

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Mozilla launches Firefox Focus, a privacy-focused web browser for Android

Mozilla launches Firefox Focus, a privacy-focused web browser for Android

Now, over a half year later, Firefox is bringing the Focus browser to Android devices, with some added functionality. When Mozilla talks about being privacy-focused, it does not just mean using Priv...

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He speaks! Top White House aide Kushner gives rare remarks

The White House Office of American Innovation is hosting a series of working sessions to generate ideas to transform and modernize Government Services. News outlets pounced. " Jared Kushner Actuall...

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Silicon Valley and Tech CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

The council will also work on non-tech specific topics such as the H-1B visa program that the president has said he would cut back, drawing criticism from numerous country's biggest companies. "They...

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Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner's business dealings

Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner's business dealings

Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more, according to his spokesman Peter Carr. Gorelick pointed out th...

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Rocket League on Switch will run at 720p only

The Switch version now has a "holiday 2017" release window and will include some exclusive items such as the Mario and Luigi hat toppers and "exclusive battle-cars". So, in case you missed it last wee...

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Trump condemns brutality of North Korea post Otto Warmbier's death

Warmbier's parents said since his return to OH their son had been unable to speak, see or react to verbal commands and appeared "very uncomfortable - nearly anguished". The North Koreans told USA off...

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Rocket League on Switch Runs At 720p/60 FPS, Both Docked and Undocked

After all, players on PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch will be able to enjoy games together when it launches on Nintendo's platform later this year, but Sony ... "We weren't entirely sure it was ...

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Kia unveils eye-catching new Stonic

Kia unveils eye-catching new Stonic

Kia is quite pragmatic about the Stonic: while some cars are driven by passion, the Stonic owes its existence to economics: so-called "B-segment" SUVs now account for 7% of the market and sales are ex...

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Traffic cop stops President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy in Bengaluru, rewarded

Traffic cop stops President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy in Bengaluru, rewarded

This act was so appreciated by the Bengaluru police that they made a decision to reward him for letting the ambulance move on. Praveen Sood, the Commissioner of Police, tweeted, "The policeman who t...

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Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill says the time is right for Australia to shock inexperienced Germany on Monday and prove themselves at the Confederations Cup . Low named 23-year-old PSG midfielder...

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Nintendo Switch Will Allow Kids To Code Their Own Games

Fuze has created its own programming language, Fuze BASIC , a riff on the classic BASIC programming language that was the foundation of Microsoft as a company and a formative experience for anyone wh...

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China tour agency says won't take more United States tourists to NKorea

The family blames North Korea for Otto's death, saying Monday, "The terrible, torturious mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible". "C...

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Hear Jared Kushner Speak in a Rare Public Appearance

Hear Jared Kushner Speak in a Rare Public Appearance

In the grand opaque hierarchy of the Trump administration, few figures are more vexing than Jared Kushner . Speaking from the White House , Kushner promised to "unleash the creativity of the priva...

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