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Syrian group raises death toll in suspected gas attack to 58

Spicer added: "President (Barack) Obama said in 2012 he would establish a red line against the use of chemical weapons and then did nothing". Syrian opposition activists claimed that the attack wa...

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Suspected gas attack kills dozens in northern Syria

The activist-run Assi Press published video of paramedics carrying victims from the scene by a pickup truck. The attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun left dozens suffering respiratory problems an...

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Trump recycles campaign fodder to distract from Russia

What Trump and his associates are doing is pursuing a strategy of muddying the waters as they try to get out from under a decidedly ill-advised tweet from the President . "I don't really listen to wh...

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Uber executive has 'no basis' to believe criminal probe underway: court filing

Uber executive has 'no basis' to believe criminal probe underway: court filing

The slip pops up on the last page of an exhibit filed in the case of Google v Levandowski and Ron on April 3. Only six months after the business was formed, Uber bought the company for a price of $680...

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News of Iraq trip while Kushner was midair poses risks

Kushner and White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert were travelling with Dunford at the general's invitation, according to US Navy Captain Greg Hicks. Jared Kushner talking with Ford Motor ...

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House measures rebuke North Korea for belligerent behavior

The two are expected to discuss a number of issues, including North Korea, trade and territorial disputes in the South China Sea during their meeting on Thursday and Friday. Trump said trade was the i...

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U.S. astronaut breaks female record for most spacewalks

Doesn't matter how many times you do it, spacewalks are always risky business, and this week's was no exception, with NASA Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough venturing out of the ...

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Trump signs repeal of US broadband privacy rules

It's unclear if those efforts will succeed, however. "We had the same protections in place the day before the Congressional resolution was passed, and we will have the same protections the day after...

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Samsung's Android alternative is a security disaster, says researcher

Samsung's Android alternative is a security disaster, says researcher

The Israeli researcher was able to hack into his Samsung Smart TV by using one of the critical flaws he found in the Tizen Store app, an equivalent of Apple's iTunes or Google's Play Store. App deve...

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Tropical Cyclone Debbie Looked Massive and Furious From the Space Station

Tropical Cyclone Debbie Looked Massive and Furious From the Space Station

Wind gusts stronger than 260 kmh were recorded at tourist resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef as the powerful storm made landfall as a Category Four, one rung below the most risky wind s...

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Stocks under Consideration: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of CHK. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 307,950 shares of the oil and gas explorat...

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India, Britain Talk up Post-Brexit Trade Prospects

The fund's initial investment is said to focus on India's rapidly growing energy and renewable market. Our first major step in the fund has been taken and there is going to be a sub-fund. This is a re...

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NHL not going to 2018 Olympics in South Korea

While this decision will have a ripple effect across the National Hockey League, no team will be under the spotlight more than the Washington Capitals. The league said it will now proceed with final...

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Gonzaga rides swarming defence into NCAA championship game

Thornwell made the first free throw and missed the second on objective in hopes of his teammates grabbing an offensive rebound. "And to be playing the last game of the season, we have a chance to play...

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South Carolina women win first NCAA basketball title

Gamecock junior A'ja Wilson has played five career games against the Bulldogs, averaging 15.8 points and 9.8 rebounds , including 20.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game in two outings this season....

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Samsung Note 7 Fans More Than Willing To Give It Another Go

Samsung Note 7 Fans More Than Willing To Give It Another Go

Further noting that the company will choose where and when to sell the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 accordingly. Samsung is bringing Galaxy Note 7 smartphones back. Samsung's announceme...

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In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows

In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows

This experiment is more about farming on Mars as it might also help regions that have problems with climate change. Researchers from International Potato Center along with scientists from NASA and...

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AP Analysis: Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?

AP Analysis: Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?

They may have one thing in common: their rhetoric about restoring their nations to greatness. He's insisted that China's subsidizing of exports while limiting imports amounts to an act of economic war...

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Google Maps just DELETED one its most useful features

Google Maps just DELETED one its most useful features

However, the Map Maker was sometimes a source of big trouble to Google. Over the years, the community edited and moderated millions of features to improve Maps, Google said in the announcement. To m...

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Tar Heels take NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga

We can't get a delay and say, 'We're not ready.' You've got to play. It's been a journey the last three, four years. Gonzaga, helped by eight straight points from Nigel Williams-Goss, took a two-poi...

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Marcus Paige Predicted North Carolina's NCAA Title Almost A Year Ago

Marcus Paige Predicted North Carolina's NCAA Title Almost A Year Ago

The Tar Heels survived an ugly, foul-filled second half to beat Gonzaga 71-65. North Carolina players celebrate after the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga,...

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China says U.S. trade orders should respect worldwide rules

China says U.S. trade orders should respect worldwide rules

The announcement, which comes just days ahead of Trump's first meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping , is widely seen as targeting China, even though U.S. Meanwhile food aid to North Korea ...

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UK Game Sales: Mass Effect Andromeda Holds Onto The Number 1 Spot

UK Game Sales: Mass Effect Andromeda Holds Onto The Number 1 Spot

However, could the main problem be not from BioWare itself? Gaming historian Liam Robertson recently spoke with several BioWare employees and revealed that the reason for the animation issues migh...

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Apple's split from Imagination Technologies comes at a price

Apple's split from Imagination Technologies comes at a price

While the list of grievances prior to today's breakup is not necessarily fraudulent, it is considered a serious exodus of raw talent that is evidently justified in Imagination's disconcerted press sta...

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Trump's rollback of coal rules electrifies Wyoming workers

Trump's rollback of coal rules electrifies Wyoming workers

Unfortunately, when it comes to mining, one country got it right this week, and the other got it wrong. Michael Brune works for the Sierra Club, an environmental group. To the extent that this Order...

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Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Comcast Co. (CMCSA) Lifted by Analyst

Eastern Bank purchased a new stake in Comcast during the third quarter valued at about $12,355,000. The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 8.88 percent while its Weekly performance ...

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Arkansas Ranked 10th Most Stressed State

Arkansas Ranked 10th Most Stressed State

To determine the states with the highest stress levels, WalletHub's analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 33 key metrics. Alabamians, according to this study, have among ...

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Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

The poet, who moved to the United States of America in the 1990s and taught at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be remembered for his focus on war atrocities and his denunciation of antisemitis...

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Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Thus, smaller salts flow through the Graphene-oxide membranes along with water, while the larger ions or molecules are blocked. The UN has predicted that around 1.2 billion people, or 14 per cent of...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

March 29, 2017 will be the date when the Samsung Galaxy S8 presented itself to the whole world. Prices start at $720 for the Galaxy S8 and $840 for the Galaxy S8 + at all major carriers. Bixby , ...

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Trump admin cuts off United Nations agency's funds over abortion concern

Trump admin cuts off United Nations agency's funds over abortion concern

By halting assistance to the UN Population Fund, the Trump administration is following through on promises to let socially conservative policies that President Donald Trump embraced in his campaign de...

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Snap Inc (SNAP) Receives Average Recommendation of

Snap Inc (SNAP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

For instance, users can use the search feature to find Snaps related to events such as local basketball games and topics such as puppies. Snap on Friday announced the ability to search through...

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Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch? Blizzard Says It Is Possible

Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch? Blizzard Says It Is Possible

As for legitimate retail outlets. they've been restocking supplies of the Nintendo Switch regularly, but they can't seem to keep them on the store shelves. Some have noted that the front of their Ni...

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Apple Quietly Updates Its iPad Line, Introduces RED iPhone 7

Apple has unveiled a new special-edition red iPhone 7. Apple CEO Tim Cook called the phones "our biggest ( PRODUCT) RED offering to date" and will be available to order online and in stores wor...

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Timberwolves snap Blazers' 6-game streak, 110-109

Thibodeau was asked about Portland's high-powered backcourt before the game. It's no secret: The Wolves needed to hold Lillard and C.J. While Lillard finished with 25 points, he did so on just 7 f...

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