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United Nations climate talks begin in Germany amid uncertainty over U.S. stance

United Nations climate talks begin in Germany amid uncertainty over U.S. stance

What: The Peoples Climate Movement will flood the lobby of Trump Hotel early in the morning with a massive wake-up call to the president. Trump and his top climate and economic aids will kick-off di...

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Wildfire prompts evacuations in Georgia town

About 79 people have been evacuated from the unincorporated community of St. George. Wind gusts and dry conditions are raising the risk of it spreading. A wildfire sparked by a lightning strike in ear...

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Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods street gang

Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods street gang

In his suicide note to his fiancée released Friday, Aaron Hernandez wrote that he told her what was coming "indirectly" and encouraged her to share his story, adding "know you are an angel". Swe...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for longest time in space

President Donald Trump will speak to Whitson from the Oval Office, along with his daughter Ivanka and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins. "It's a huge honor to break a record like this", Whitson said wit...

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Google targeted by email scam impersonating Docs service

Google targeted by email scam impersonating Docs service

Once you click on the document and grant access, attackers get all your details, such as your contacts, mails, and other account related stuff without needing a password. While contact information was...

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Google's doodle of today honours ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer

Google's doodle of today honours ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer

It was invented at the same time as the Snellen chart, which is the one we are used to using today, but is notable for being the first eye test that uses a decimal system. But the most up-to-date, acc...

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Call Of Duty's Big Zombies DLC Pack Is More Expensive Than Usual

Call Of Duty's Big Zombies DLC Pack Is More Expensive Than Usual

In this case, it'll be a jumbo-sized gathering and remastering of eight zombie maps from World at War (2008), Black Ops (2010), Black Ops II (2012). The reception to last year's Call Of Duty: Infi...

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Austrian court: Facebook must delete hate postings worldwide

Austrian court: Facebook must delete hate postings worldwide

The original case was filed by the Austrian political party last December around posts written by a fake profile that called MP Eva Glawischnig a "rotten traitor" and a "corrupt tramp". The European...

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Buffett faults United, but sticks with airlines investments

And, responding to individual shareholder queries, they also spoke about their dreams and regrets. Buffett, who had backed Hillary Clinton in last year's USA election, did not directly criticize Tru...

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Far Cry 5 May Be A Spaghetti Western- Rumor

Far Cry 5 May Be A Spaghetti Western- Rumor

Jeff Guillot, a producer on the shoot, revealed to the Tribune near a church in the Montana prairie that the effort was all for a game that "is due to be released in September". This understandably le...

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Quake Champions open beta starts this week - all the details

Quake Champions open beta starts this week - all the details

Playable for the first time, this mode is created to for those who want their different champions to work together with the help of their unique abilities. The closed beta is making way for a larger...

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[LISTEN] Community remains unhappy over bail granted to Coligny murder accused

[LISTEN] Community remains unhappy over bail granted to Coligny murder accused

A year ago two white farmers in eastern Mpumalanga province allegedly forced a black man they accused of trespassing into a coffin. The acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, this m...

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Tillerson to meet Russian counterpart

Tillerson to meet Russian counterpart

The crisis in Syria is the most urgent topic on the agenda when Tillerson sits down Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Washington. But the U.S.is reluctant to let Russian Federat...

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Nubia launches M2 Lite for the Indian market

Nubia launches M2 Lite for the Indian market

This device will have direct competition with Honor 6X, Moto G5 plus, CoolPad Cool 1 and Redmi Note 4. The M2 Lite was first launched in China in March 2017, and it comes at a luring price tag of Rs. ...

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Indian equities open on a positive note

There are 907 advances, 480 declines and 515 unchanged stocks on NSE reflecting strong positive bias floating in the market. China's Shanghai Composite index fell 0.9%. "Banking sector stocks faced re...

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Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party

Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party

The officer also noted that James' cell phone and alarm key were damaged when she was thrown in the water. BSO deputies were called and responded at around 7 p.m. "Black and blue, but you know what,...

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Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

The space plane sent a sonic boom that rattled east-central Florida before 8 a.m., waking residents from their weekend slumber. "This mission once again set an on-orbit endurance record and marks th...

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Curved OLED iPhone 8 confirmed by Samsung?

In a separate announcement, Samsung said that it would cancel treasury shares valued more than 40 trillion won ($35 billion). Its semiconductor department generated 6.3 trillion won ($5.6 billion) in ...

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Uber heads to Toronto to assemble AI team for self-driving cars

Uber heads to Toronto to assemble AI team for self-driving cars

Instead of creating a solution to avoid the use of the controversial sensor that is already employed by Waymo , the ride-hailing company wants to set up an Artificial Intelligence division. She'll co...

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Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

The reported detention comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula run high, driven by harsh rhetoric from Pyongyang and Washington over the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons in response to what it...

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Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

US shares also were also set to drift lower, erasing last week's gains, with Dow futures down 0.1 per cent at 20,929. USA gold futures rose 0.6 percent to $1,234 an ounce. More generally, the French...

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A Player Has Already Beaten Prey in Less Than 20 Minutes

After spending many years in development hell which involved both the original sequel's cancellation and the the property's transition from 3D Realms to Besthesda Softworks, Prey has released to a p...

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Can Republicans sell their health-care plans to a skeptical public?

Can Republicans sell their health-care plans to a skeptical public?

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that as a result, 14 million fewer people would have Medicaid coverage by 2026. If the bill passes the Senate, people will either be denied coverage or char...

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Warren Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

I've admired Jeff, and I've admired him for a long, long time. "I don't know that much about cyber, but I do think that's the number one problem with mankind", said Buffett at the meeting. Berkshir...

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Amazon sweeps United States market for voice-controlled speakers

In February, Bezos clarified that the Echo device was more than an Amazon cash register. In the USA alone, it is predicted that 35.6 million Americans will use a voice-activated digital assistant dev...

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John Oliver explains why you should really care about net neutrality

John Oliver explains why you should really care about net neutrality

Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers should not be able to manipulate or limit the content you consume online. Oliver's returning to the issue because Net Neutrality is no...

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Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko in Wembley thriller

Anthony Joshua beats Klitschko in Wembley thriller

After the drama of the 5th and 6th, the fight then settled back into a close boxing match for the next four rounds, with honours fairly even. It'll be interesting to see what the next two to three yea...

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Space X Announced Delay In The Launch Of Secretive Satellite For US

Space X Announced Delay In The Launch Of Secretive Satellite For US

ET. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office on Monday morning from Kennedy Space Center's historic 39A launchpad. SpaceX launched its fir...

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Equestrian-Kiwi Nicholson wins first Badminton title at 37th attempt

Equestrian-Kiwi Nicholson wins first Badminton title at 37th attempt

They were hugely popular winners, with Nicholson and Nereo's owner Libby Sellar receiving a standing ovation when they came forward to receive the winner's trophy. The last Irish rider to win Badminto...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Apple hopes that its $1 billion investment will expedite job creation and growth. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States an...

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The History of the Lost Sonic Skateboarding Game

The History of the Lost Sonic Skateboarding Game

The studio also worked on Rocket Power , another skateboarding title for Nickelodeon TV. Vision Scape's repeated attempts to contact Sega and Naka were both met with silence and Sonic Extreme was f...

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1 in 5 are 'revenge porn' victims, study reveals

1 in 5 are 'revenge porn' victims, study reveals

One in two indigenous Australians and 56 per cent of disabled people reported abuse. 'Image-based abuse has emerged so rapidly as an issue that inevitably our laws and policies are struggling to cat...

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For The First Time Ever, SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit

For The First Time Ever, SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit

Air Force to orbit satellites for its Global Positioning Satellite (GPS 3) program in 2018 and 2019. Despite a few weather hiccups, Monday's launch was deemed successful. SpaceX plans to fly 20 to ...

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Rumor: Honor 9 May Ditch The 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Rumor: Honor 9 May Ditch The 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Following LeEco, a number of other smartphone vendors such as Motorola, Apple, and HTC too have axed the 3.5mm headphone jack with their new devices. The bottom portion shows no sign of the headphone ...

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Noise pollution in United States threatens protected wildlife areas

Noise pollution in United States threatens protected wildlife areas

Human noises doubled the sound levels in 63 percent of the areas studied. "I was frankly shocked to learn how noisy humans have made some of the most remote places on the continent", says Charlie Ze...

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