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Boris Johnson 'dismayed' by Russia's UN Syria veto

Putin said Wednesday that U.S. -Russia relations have "degraded" since President Trump took office. Tillerson, looking directly at his counterpart while speaking, acknowledged what he called "sharp...

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Microsoft Patches Windows Exploits Shadow Brokers Allegedly Stole From NSA

The "auction" file materials were underwhelming, but today those wiley and sarcastic (and probably Russian) hackers dumped the really fantastic stuff: operational notes from the NSA's active targeting...

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Thousands at US Rallies Demand Trump Release Tax Returns

Thousands at US Rallies Demand Trump Release Tax Returns

Organizers say marches are planned Saturday in about 150 cities. She calls it an "utter lack of transparency". As a candidate and as president, Trump has refused to release his tax returns, citing a...

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NASA Teases 'Ocean Worlds' on Moons of Jupiter, Saturn

David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University, said: "Life has not been discovered on Enceladus, but we do now have the last piece of evidence needed to demonstrate that lif...

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Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers

In a vaguely worded statement issued Friday, Microsoft seemed to say it had had no contact with NSA officials concerning any of the exploits contained in Friday's leak. Some of the tools appeared to...

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LG Elec says Q1 operating profit likely up 82 percent

Details about the successor to last year's Galaxy Note 7 are quite scarce, but some reports state that the smartphone will have 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Still, given the excitement ...

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United Airlines updates policy for crew members after passenger dragged off flight

The video of this bloody incident went viral and sparked social media uproar, in which many echoed a call to boycott the airline. In addition to all of this, a spokesperson for the airline says that...

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Apple enters self-driving vehicle race

This is presumably for Project Titan, the on-again, off-again self-driving vehicle that has been in the works for several years. Apple has long kept its interest in self-driving technology under the...

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North Korea Threatens Possible Nuclear Test This Weekend

While McMaster conceded that estimates on North Korea's weapons capabilities "vary widely", even failed missile tests can allow them to improve their programs, he said . US President Donald Trump h...

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Google Pixel runs into fingerprint sensor issue on 7.1.2 update

According to a report posted in the XDA Developers Blog , a notable issue has begun emerging among Nexus 6P smartphones, with the devices shutting down without warning despite still having around 1...

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United Changes Crew Booking Policy in Wake of Passenger Incident

United Changes Crew Booking Policy in Wake of Passenger Incident

NY [U.S.A.], April 17: United Airlines, which faced intense backlash over violently dragging off a passenger due to flight being overbooked, has again made another policy change aimed at preventing ...

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North Korean missile test ends in failure

Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, comes amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea", Trump...

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Google Pixel 2 Smartphone To Release With A Curved Display

Google Pixel 2 Smartphone To Release With A Curved Display

If the investment reports are accurate, it will help LG Display set up an additional production line dedicated to producing flexible OLED displays for Google's upcoming smartphones, where Google w...

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On 'Saturday Night Live,' Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Has An Easter Message

The real Spicer apologized April 12 after comparing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to Adolf Hitler and saying Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons". Dressed as the Easter bunny , ...

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Semi To Be Unveiled in September

But investors seem excited about Tesla's upcoming Model 3 vehicle, which could help make Tesla a more mainstream auto company instead of just a luxury electric vehicle maker. Tesla's stock declined...

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Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

President Trump had earlier said China was "working with us" on the issue. He said: "This latest missile test just fits into a pattern of provocative, destabilising, and threatening behaviour on the...

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US VP Pence Embarks on Trip to the Asia-Pacific Region

Part of his mission will be to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the USA will defend them against North Korean aggression without acting in a way that might tip the region into open confli...

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Pence in Asia talking about North Korea

McMaster said the launch "fits a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior" on North Korea's part. Meanwhile, North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol accused Trump ...

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US 'Mother of all bombs' owes origins to specialized anti-Nazi weapons

US 'Mother of all bombs' owes origins to specialized anti-Nazi weapons

Two senior Afghan officials have said the huge bomb launched by the United States against the so-called Islamic State killed at least 90 fighters, many more than previous estimates which said that aro...

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Hackers expose NSA financial spying arsenal, global banking system potentially at risk

Suiche told SearchSecurity that "technically speaking they had full control of the SWIFT Service Bureau (EastNets) environment", but it is unclear why, although Suiche said one script found in the r...

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Scorpion on plane stings United again

Managers can offer as much as $9,950, more than seven times the previous cap of $1,350, the memo dated April 13 says. Delta's raise looks like a direct response to the recent United controversy. L...

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Check out the new Star Wars: Battlefront II reveal trailer

Said elite Stormtrooper is a female protagonist named Iden, who'll feature in an original solo story mode. " The Last Jedi " picks off where "The Force Awakens " left off, with Rey (Ridley) meeting...

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Trump claims with zero evidence that Susan Rice committed a crime

Rice correctly said in her interview that policymakers sometimes request to know the identities of Americans from NSA reports to understand these reports in certain circumstances. Nor would it be ...

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NASA finds ALIEN life possibility on Saturn's moon Enceladus

The discovery means that microbes - if any exist there - could obtain energy by combining the hydrogen with carbon dioxide dissolved in the water. The scientists noted that "life as we know it requi...

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Bixby won't support voice commands when Samsung Galaxy S8 launches

With the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus approaching the consumer launch, Samsung has revealed somewhat-unpleasant news for potential buyers (well, depending on how you look at it). Samsung included a dedica...

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Nintendo Sold More Copies of Zelda Than Switch Consoles

Nintendo Sold More Copies of Zelda Than Switch Consoles

Expect more variations of the Switch as Nintendo Co. continues to refine its home and portable business strategy. We still don't have worldwide sales numbers for the console, but Nintendo promised to ...

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Star Wars Battlefront II may ship without a season pass

It will have a complete single-player campaign, space battles, and more. For now, however, you get an idea of the Star Wars literature on the horizon. Fans will have to wait to see what's in store for...

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United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

Last month the airline was embroiled in a high-profile row after a gate agent stopped two girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings. "For Delta , it's also the great PR that Un...

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South Korea: North Korea launches failed missile

In a broadcast interview that aired on Sunday, McMaster said the US would rely on its allies as well as on Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea. An official from South Korea's Def...

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New NSA leak may expose its bank spying, Windows exploits

Microsoft recently remarked that nearly all of the exploits have already been patched, while the remaining ones cannot reproduced on supported platforms. "There are exploits here that are quite likely...

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S.Korean court holds 1st trial on Samsung heir over bribery charges

It comes as the technology firm reported a 48% jump in profits during the first three months of 2017, despite the failure of its Galaxy Note 7 handset a year ago. Song said Samsung was unaware of Park...

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Apple handed self-driving test permit

Almost 25 companies have been granted permission by California DMV for self-driving vehicles. Though no specific start date is known at this time, Apple soon will begin testing its autonomous tec...

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LG Electronics estimates Q1 profit surged, likely best in nearly 8 years

In recent weeks, the Korean tech giant unveiled its new flagship smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy S8. That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a string of controversies. Industry watchers sa...

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NASA finds conditions for life on Saturn's moon

Scientists say one of Saturn's outer rings was actually formed from hydrogen rich water and ice being released from Enceladus. NASA's Cassini spacecraft said the icy, ocean-covered body possesses ...

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Endangered right whales deliver fewest births in 17 years

Endangered right whales deliver fewest births in 17 years

There are only a few hundred North Atlantic right whales in existence. Clay George is a wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Even if federal laws imposed that aircraft ...

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