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Australia assesses damage as Tropical Cyclone Debbie makes landfall

So far, Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull confirmed one fatality in the storm's aftermath, the BBC reports. Debbie has also caused structural damage in the town of Collinsville, inland from Airlie Beac...

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Heather Watson beaten by top seed Angelique Kerber in Monterrey

Heather Watson beaten by top seed Angelique Kerber in Monterrey

After losing her own serve in the seventh game of the opener, the 24-year-old came close to breaking back immediately when she led 40-15 on the German's serve. "I think it was a good match, especially...

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Samsung DeX Station for Galaxy S8 finally gets a price tag

SAMSUNG Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. It...

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NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

There is a new commander on the ISS now since the crew is leaving. She will return home aboard a Soyuz capsule in September. According to NASA's ISS Program Manager Kirk Shireman, "The exceptional s...

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'Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef hit by mass coral bleaching'

'Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef hit by mass coral bleaching'

The researchers explain it takes at least a decade for a full recovery of even the fastest growing corals, so the back-to-back mass bleaching events offer "zero prospect of recovery" for coral damaged...

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OLED iPhone 8 Launch Could Be Delayed Until October

OLED iPhone 8 Launch Could Be Delayed Until October

Apple is expected to launch several new devices this year, with the flagship iPhone 8 revealed alongside an iPhone 7S and 7S Plus. Brian White with Drexel Hamilton , who rates Apple (AAPL) s...

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Jurgen Klopp's Brazilian masterstroke seals 'massive' win for Liverpool at Stoke City

Jurgen Klopp's Brazilian masterstroke seals 'massive' win for Liverpool at Stoke City

Chelsea re-established their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Saturday. "I can imagine Stoke feels the exact opposite because they were ...

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New explosives obtained from a building in Russia's St Petersburg

It said it had identified several people of central Asian origin who had been in touch with Akbarzhon Jalilov, the main suspect. Suicide bomber Dzhalilov was radicalised just two months ago on a tri...

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Zlatan key to breaking 'sad' Sunderland down - Mourinho

They remain in the hunt (just about) for a top-four finish after completing a 3-0 win on Sunday and go into Thursday's European clash knowing that they have a clear route opening up to next month's fi...

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Sunderland's relegation fears deepen with Manchester United defeat

The forward exchanged passes with Ibrahimovic before finishing powerfully across goal. Sunderland rallied with Victor Anichebe denied by Sergio Romero at close range before Craig Pawson made Sunder...

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Apple may be planning Smart Connector for Augmented Reality and Charging

Apple may be planning Smart Connector for Augmented Reality and Charging

However whether or not it will debut with the iPhone 8 and whether or not it will be used for wireless charging and/or VR/AR accessories is a different story. We should expect Apple's new iPhone X t...

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Galaxy S8 Removes Home Button, the Symbol of Galaxy Series

Talking to the Verge about the special Microsoft edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, the company revealed that they are going to deliver their very own customised version of the flagship smart...

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Big asteroid to fly very close to Earth in mid-April

Big asteroid to fly very close to Earth in mid-April

Small asteroids pass within this distance of Earth several times each week, but this upcoming close approach is the closest by any known asteroid of this size, or larger, since asteroid Toutati...

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Parks' Easter Egg Dash rescheduled for Tuesday

The event is free to the community and surrounding communities. In Au Gres, the Jayden Fair Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt are scheduled for Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.in the Au Gres...

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Samsung Elec's Q1 OP near $9 bn on strong chip sales

Its sales stayed almost flat at 50 trillion won ($44 billion) during the first quarter. That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a string of controversies. Experts estimate Samsung to have ...

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Eden Hazard's response when Chelsea forward is asked intriguing question

Eden Hazard's response when Chelsea forward is asked intriguing question

City also under-achieved in the Champions League, failing to get beyond the last 16, but Guardiola has been pleased with some aspects of the season. He said: "We have a lot of lovely things left t...

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Liverpool cement their position as Premier League's comeback kings

Liverpool cement their position as Premier League's comeback kings

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes his side can benefit by emulating Premier League leaders Chelsea, especially in their ability to close matches out from a winning position. Find us on Facebo...

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Amber Alert issued for 12-year-old Missouri girl

Amber Alert issued for 12-year-old Missouri girl

Briscoe was reported found near Wentzville, Fox 2 reported , though Jason Dela-Cruz, who was driving the vehicle, was not taken into custody with his brother William Dela-Cruz. Jason Dela Cruz is des...

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Samsung heads for best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs, up 48%

That overshadowed Samsung reporting quarterly profit of almost $9 billion - its highest in more than three years - and the start of pre-orders in South Korea for its newest flagship smartphone. No...

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'Smart' cephalopods adapt by editing genes, but sacrifice ability to evolve

'Smart' cephalopods adapt by editing genes, but sacrifice ability to evolve

Most estimates of when a species first appeared are based on "molecular clock" analyses, which take a known rate of genetic mutation and extrapolate backwards to find when they would have first appear...

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Queensland Sees Sharks, Floods Brought by Cyclone Debbie

The photo was taken by emergency service crews checking on flooded roads in the area. The cyclone slammed into the Queensland coast on Tuesday with winds up to 260 kilometers (160 miles) an hour. Th...

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Samsung's bumper profits, new phone, chief on trial

Samsung is also touting its best quarterly profit ever in last three years despite the Note 7 Debacle and Samsung's internal problems. The first-quarter revenue was 50 trillion won, up 0.44 percen...

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EPA head rejects pesticide ban recommended by agency

EPA head rejects pesticide ban recommended by agency

It provides scientific advice, information and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on pesticides and pesticide-related issues regarding the impact of regulatory decisions on health and the env...

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Bumper profits, new phone and its chief on trial — Samsung's insane day

Revenue for the quarter likely rose 9.7 percent to 14.7 trillion won, the firm said . If it proves to be true, this confident prediction by Samsung will see the company trump both its results for t...

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Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

It's one thing to say I've been preparing for it but to actually deliver, it feels pretty good. The world No 15 is only now finding out what life is like when he throws himself into every point. After...

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United States deploys warships to Korean peninsular over nuclear fear

United States deploys warships to Korean peninsular over nuclear fear

Earlier this week, President Trump met with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping in Florida. In response to a chemical weapons attack attributed to the Syrian regime, Trump launched a cruis...

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US ISPs Reassure That They Will Not Sell Your Browsing Data

Comcast said that it would update its privacy policy to make that more clear; AT&T says in its policy that it "will not sell your personal information to anyone, for any goal. Republicans said t...

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: The 707-hp SUV you've always wanted

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: The 707-hp SUV you've always wanted

That supercharger puts out maximum boost pressure of 11.6 psi and has a maximum air-flow rate of 30,000 liters per minute, just like its Charger/Challenger Hellcat kin. If you're insane enough to take...

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Air Base Struck By US Missiles Operating Again, Syrians Say

Waves of more than 50 cruise missiles, launched from USA warships, struck the Syrian air base from which Tuesday's chemical-weapons attack on a Syrian town had been launched. Russian Federation interv...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho giving his all to strengthen Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho giving his all to strengthen Manchester United

The Spaniard came back into the lineup and immediately helped United re-establish their spot as one of the best defences in the Premier League, despite a disappointing 2015-16 campaign overall for t...

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Large asteroid is going to come 'very close' to Earth

They argue that we have no reason to worry because its trajectory indicates that the chances to hit us are close to zero. A particularly interesting tidbit of information about the asteroid is that ...

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Pentagon: US-Russia deconfliction line still open for now

Pentagon: US-Russia deconfliction line still open for now

The so-called deconfliction line has been a lifesaving - albeit imperfect - tool since it was set up soon after Russian Federation entered Syria's civil war in late 2015 to prop up regime leader Basha...

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Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

It will be the first interrogation since she was arrested on corruption charges. Many Park supporters waved national flags and shouted "president" as Park's auto entered the facility. "The court's d...

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Tillerson says Russian Federation has 'failed' in Syria

Tillerson says Russian Federation has 'failed' in Syria

On Friday, the US fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at Shayrat Airbase from destroyers in the Mediterranean Sea in response to Tuesday's Assad regime chemical attack in Idlib that left some 100 men, women, a...

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Bribery trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Even after the embarrassing recall of the company's last flagship device, the Galaxy Note 7, the S8 and its new embedded Bixby AI technology could set a new first year sales record for the company. ...

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