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Senators: Rosenstein knew of Comey firing before memo

Sergey Kislyak of his decision to fire Comey. Trump spoke on Thursday at the White House as the Justice Department official who appointed a special counsel to independently lead a Trump-Russia investigation briefed the entire Senate in private at the Capitol.

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Texas votes to give immigration lockups child care licenses

Texas state lawmakers are considering a bill that could disqualify transgender athletes if their hormone therapy endangers opponents. The lawsuit suggested that, despite Beggs taking testosterone under a "safe harbor" provision, that he caused a higher risk of injury to other wrestlers and carried an unfair adventage.

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China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

During the just concluded first meeting, which was co-chaired by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin and Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Sta. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has downplayed that ruling as part of his push for a broad improvement in relations between the sides since taking office in June that has cast a shadow over Manila's ties to its longtime ally, the United States.

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Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Moon has long said that the next South Korean government should review the Thaad deployment and decide to allow it only after seeking China's understanding. Xi Jinping urged Seoul to respect its concerns and resolve tensions over the deployment of a United States anti-missile system that it opposes. But during his presidential campaign, Moon said the deal should be renegotiated.

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ISS astronauts to conduct spacewalk to replace data relay box

She has reported that the spare MDM was ready to be brought outside to replace the failed unit. Station program managers met on Sunday to assess troubleshooting efforts and chose to replace the failed unit with a spare. NASA's last emergency spacewalk took place in December 2015 when two USA astronauts left the station to release the brakes on a robot arm's mobile transporter.

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35ft humpback whale trapped in California harbour

Wildlife experts used underground sounds to help the whale find its way out. The mammal breached the water several times and swam around the docks as large crowds of people gathered in the parking lot area above. "It was heartbreaking. I mean, to see an animal like that - in distress - and not being able to really do anything meaningful". "We have great news", an ecstatic Ventura Harbormaster John Higgins told The Associated Press.

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With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

He will become the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall. "On the contrary, they represent the renewal of life in the Land of Israel", she said. Any leader would face an enormous challenge in seeking to bring the Israelis and Palestinians together for meaningful talks, and Trump's inexperience and domestic political struggles will only add to it.

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Platinum Games teases new IP

It looks like it will be a while before we learn about what this mysterious new IP will be, but there are other series that the company has that fans look forward to more of. In July 2016, Inama told USgamer that Platinum Games will need to have its own IP if it wants to survive and thrive in the industry. Both games are co-developed by Cygames and neither have been confirmed for western release, which is to say PlatinumGames has no games now in development for western audiences.

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Ringling Bros. Owner: Final Shows Are 'A Celebration'

At the end of the final show on Sunday night, ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson led the performers, crew and audience in an emotional rendition of " Auld Lang Syne ". but if people aren't coming to the show, you can't keep having a circus", said 30-year-old Ashley Vargas, a Ringling ice skater. They said that forcing the animals to perform and transporting them around the country amounted to abuse.

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North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

North Korea fired a missile that flew more than 310 miles before crashing into the sea Sunday, officials said, dealing what the Japanese prime minister called a "challenge to the world". The U.S. Pacific Command said it tracked the missile before it fell into the sea. White House officials traveling with President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia said the missile launched Sunday had a shorter range than others tested recently.

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FB signs deal with ESL to livestream esp

Facebook has done some eSports streaming in the past here and there, most notably with Activision and Blizzard in 2016. To be more specific, Facebook will be streaming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive games. Facebook has been making the move towards producing original content for a while, after hiring former MTV executive Mina Lefevre as Head of Development, paying outlets like Buzzfeed and The New York Times to broadcast live, and making longer videos a priority.

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Destiny 2 Will Not Be Coming To Nintendo Switch, Bungie Confirms

Destiny 2 is all everyone can talk about today, after Bungie lifted the lid on their shared-world shooter sequel at an exclusive event last night. The Destiny 2 gameplay trailer was finally released earlier this week, which you can check out below.

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Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

But tremendous investments in to the United States, and our military community is very happy, and we want to thank you and Saudi Arabia. Trump and his wife, who dressed conservatively in black but did not cover her hair as Saudi women are required to do, walked side-by-side to the tarmac where they shook hands with the 81-year-old king.

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Watch the Destiny 2 Homecoming Story Worldwide Reveal Trailer

Bungie's Destiny 2 will be coming to PC and is exclusive to Blizzard's Battle.net service. While this is the first time that Destiny will be coming to PC, it will launch at a later date than the console version, which is slated to release September 8th.

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Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison

An Army spokeswoman says Manning remains subject to the military's criminal code until her discharge from the Army. In a statement to ABC News, Manning said she appreciated the support she had received from people all over the world. air strike in Afghanistan in 2009 that left more than 100 civilians dead and footage of a USA helicopter attack in Iraq that killed two Reuters journalists.

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Russian Federation investigation can explore possible White House cover-up; Comey will testify

The first one involves President Trump's conversation with Russia's foreign minister and USA ambassador during their visit to the White House this month. Those, of course, the words of Sean Spicer. He wrote a memo criticizing Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information, which White House officials initially cited as the sole rationale for Comey's ouster.

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Rajnath to discuss 'Indo-China Border' issue with CMs of five states

The Home Minister brought up the issue of connectivity in border areas and stressed the need to overcome these challenges. Yesterday, upon his arrival on a 3-day visit to Sikkim, the Union Home Minister met the Governor Shri Shriniwas Patil and held talks with the Chief Minister Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling.

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The final performance of "The Greatest Show on Earth" tonight

Among these overarching concerns, several controversies that alarmed not only animal activists, but the public as well. The circus also has ties to Iowa, as the Ringling brothers were born in the town of McGregor in Clayton County. The film goes on to win the Academy Award for best picture. 1985 Kenneth Feld, Irvin's son, becomes the owner after his father dies. 1999 - Ringling names its first African-American ringmaster, Johnathan Lee Iverson.

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

The United States Pacific Command "detected and tracked" the missile that was sacked by North Korea at 8.59am BST and landed in the Sea of Japan. Earlier this week, North Korean official Kang Sam-hyon said: "The CIA of the US and the intelligence service of South Korea, hotbed of evils in the world, hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK".

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Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

However the White House said there would be no announcement Friday. On Monday, media reported that Trump had shared classified information with Russian officials; on Tuesday, it was revealed that fired FBI Director James Comey had expressed concern that the president was pressuring Comey to stop investigating his campaign ties to Russia.

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Cornell's death leads to cancellation of rock fest

Instead, fans were treated to a special tribute in honor of Cornell during the band's designated slot. He appeared agitated and even wandered off stage in the midst of one song, leaving his band hanging for several whole minutes, then complained on his mic about instruments.

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Conor McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada

I have to see what the next move is". Mayweather told ESPN he would "absolutely not" come out of retirement to fight another boxer. "We have been diligent in our strategy when it comes to signing new fighters, we scout top talent across the world and Savannah Marshall is the flawless addition to our stable", says Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe.

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Android O Developer Preview 2 Allows Pausing Downloads of System Updates

Google shared more details about its next major Android release during its opening keynote at Google I/O 2017. Google is reportedly planning to improve the camera technology in its second-generation device. There is also the Autofill APIs, which already exist on Google Chrome. With Google Home, one can now make hands-free calling to landlines and mobile numbers in the USA and Canada for free.

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Android Go to be released around October in India

It's also going to be much easier to add loyalty programs for a user, as Pali Bhat, VP of Payment Products at Google explains: "We're also making it easier for Android Pay users to add loyalty programs". As part of the " Google Play" protect, the company also launched "Find My Device" that allows users to locate, ring, lock and erase your Android devices, tablets and even watches remotly.

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WannaCry ransomware decryption tool released

After thousands of computers got infected, Microsoft made a decision to release the patch for Windows XP systems as well, thus publishing the first update in 3 years for the operating system launched in 2001. The researchers cautioned that their solution only works in certain conditions – specifically, if the computer has not been rebooted since becoming infected and if victims apply the fix beforeWannaCry carries out its threat to lock their files permanently.

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WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA

In a matter of minutes, your files are our of reach. However, if you do pay, you're only fueling the fire. In other words, paying may not guarantee you can again access your files. Sources have reported that computers are being locked due to these ransomware attacks in Gujarat , Mumbai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Bengaluru as well.

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Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

The WannaCry ransomware appears to only attack unpatched computers running Windows 10. The Microsoft President also added: "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call". Europol, the law enforcement agency of the European Union, said in a statement that there is no evidence that files will be returned after a payment is made.

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Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

Microsoft offered software patches to protect against the ransomeware, and over the weekend released security updates for Microsoft XP and other operating systems versions it no longer supported. The attack is believed to have been carried out using tools that were stolen from the USA security agency NSA , which had been stockpiling on a number of vulnerabilities around Windows OS, MacOS, etc.

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Destiny 2 Zavala Story Trailer Released, Watch Here

There's still a while to go until the game releases on the platform, though, so perhaps the developer can make it up to prospective PC players in that timeframe. The PC release date is undetermined. The new game will also come with new public events, strikes and a brand-new raid. Let us know via email or in the comments and it might be featured in the next Now Loading.

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Lucky break slows cyberattack; what's coming could be worse

A security update was released by Microsoft in March to protect against the virus. An executive at a cybersecurity firm that helped block a global ransomware attack says new variations of the malicious worm are circulating and researchers expect one to develop that can't be stopped.

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Google Play Protect Bolsters Android Mobile App Security

With an increasing number of Android Pay users relying on the technology for quicker checkouts and over 40% of Weebly online store transactions taking place over mobile phones or tablets, Android users can now enjoy hassle-free mobile checkouts at select Weebly eCommerce sites.

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What we currently know about the global cyberattack

National Security Agency as an offensive cyber-weapon. "I hope that if another attack occurs, the damage will be a lot less". James Lewis, a cybersecurity expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington , said US investigators are collecting forensic information — such as internet addresses, samples of malware or information the culprits might have inadvertently left on computers — that could be matched with the handiwork of known hackers.

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Doomsday Arctic seed vault suffers breach

Meltwater has apparently gushed into the tunnel entrance of the vault, which is buried deep in a mountain on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. The Seed Vault opened in 2008, funded by the Norwegian government and managed by the nonprofit Crop Trust .

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Google Android Oreo: There Is More To It

Under the hood, Android O aims to make your phone startup quicker and your apps faster, with added optimizations for developers to help prevent your battery from draining. One of the most outstanding data among them is the one which says that there are now 2,000 million devices with Android . According to the details offered by the company, Android Go will start from the base of Android O , but will have a series of optimizations and a less demanding layer with the hardware to make the ...

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With Trump en route, Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital

It Riyadh but gave no further detail. Huthi-run Al-Masirah television said on its Twitter account that the rebels' "rocket forces launched a Volcano-2 (Borkan) ballistic missile on the capital of Saudi Arabia". Well over 12,000 people have been killed since the war was launched by Saudi royals in 2015, according to recent reports, while millions of people have been displaced and millions others lack access to clean water, food, or medical assistance.


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