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Hello Games is Tracking No Man's Sky's Bugs and Glitches, Patch Incoming

Direct interaction aside, No Man's Sky still definitely has some multiplayer aspects; every planet and species you discover and name for the game's database can be seen by other players. Alongside these two indicators is a separate icon reserved for games that offer online options when players connect to the PlayStation Network. Armed to the teeth, these ships can take more and dish out more damage than any other ship in the game while providing excellent maneuverability.

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China blocks United Nations statement on N. Korea

On July 15, a petition called "Rescind the decision to deploy [the] THAAD antimissile system in South Korea" was added to the We the People petition platform, which is part of the White House website. In the wake of North Korea's missile launch on August 3, the Security Council convened an emergency meeting upon the request of Japan, the United States and South Korea.

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Thailand's toll: 4 dead, 11 bombs, 5 provinces, 18 hours

Two explosions were heard around the clock tower. Hospital sources that had been treating victims from the explosions, and told the Associated Press that citizens from Germany, Austria, Italy and the Netherlands were among the injured . The BBC's Jonathan Head tweeted: "Police in Hua Hin say 2 motorbike bombs injured 11 ppl, some seriously, some foreigners". Their identities and nationalities were not immediately being disclosed.

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The App That Helps You Avoid Concert Traffic

The tools in the newly launched events program, however, are most similar to the Connected Citizens program. Navigation app Waze has recently announced the launch of a new Global Event Partner Program, which will enable Waze to help its users avoid traffic delays and traffic jams during big events like marathons and pro sports.

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The Other DC Superhero Jared Leto Wants The Joker To Battle

Suicide Squad had a great weekend at the box office, despite taking it in the teeth from most critics. Robbie plays Quinn in the film, a bubbly and psychotic killer who is in love with the Joker - an incredibly creepy Jared Leto . Suicide Squad was positioned as the movie that would help change perceptions after Dawn Of Justice , and would be a fresh, inventive adventure that would introduce lesser known heroes.

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Discover Nature: Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks

Perseid meteors are small fragments of the comet Swift-Tuttle that reach the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrate in small flashes of light. Most of these particles are the size of sand grains, while a few are as big as peas, according to AMS.

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Dynamic duo: Biles, Raisman go 1-2 for U.S. in women's gymnastics

Biles erased whatever lingering doubts there were about whether she's the greatest gymnast of all time Thursday, winning the Olympic all-around title in a rout. "I feel like I did my job tonight". One last test awaited in Brazil, a contest not so much between Biles and the rest of the field as between Biles and the burden of oversized expectations.

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Fire crews battle blaze at power plant northeast of Detroit

First responders are on the scene of a fire at one of two DTE plants in East China Township Thursday evening. A generation unit at the St Clair Power Plant, in East China Township, Michigan, has caught fire. Firefighters from across St. Clair County were called to the plant as thick, billowing black and grey smoke rose from the burning structure. Smoke rises above the St.

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Rio 2016: Anthony carries U.S. past Australia

The Aussies lost to the Americans in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic quarter-finals but have four National Basketball Association champion players and had talked of pulling off an upset. Anthony reached another Olympic milestone on Wednesday in a win against Australia, but he isn't done building his legacy with Team USA just yet. 'We lost the game, we can not sugarcoat it.

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CBC Olympics Commentator Said Chinese Swimmer 'Died Like A Pig'

The "thanks" was a reference to the fact that Canada won the Bronze in the event. After team US took the gold, closely followed by Australia, MacDonald slammed 14-year-old Ai Yanhan for China's failure to edge out Canada for the remaining podium spot.

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Download Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Descent DLC now

The DLC was released last month for PlayStation 4 as part of the timed exclusive agreement with Sony. Descent , the third DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III is now available for download on Xbox Store . Rumble - Players will battle through a medium sized map that funnels high speed combat through a stadium where giant robots battled. You can grab it now if you have the Season Pass, but it will cost $15 otherwise.

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Simone Biles, Zac Efron support each other

Real life #CrushGoals are coming true for olympic gymnast Simone Biles-the most decorated gymnast in the world can't get enough of Zac Efron , just like the rest of us. "@ZacEfron Thanks Zac! I hope you can watch Team Final tomorrow night", she responded. As it turns out, that's not the only Efron paraphernalia Biles has.

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Reasons DC TV Shows Are Better Than The Movies

After months of hype (and countless stories about Jared Leto sending weird gifts to his costars), Suicide Squad has finally hit theaters. The actor had a small cameo as the Flash in Suicide Squad and said the hater toward Squad is like the T.I.

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Shares of Macy's surge as it shuts 100 stores

Macys said on Thursday that the 100 stores generated about $1 billion in annual sales, but that some of the stores real estate was more valuable than their retail sales. That's almost 4 percent of Macy's total annual sales in 2015. From overseeing the marriage between department stores Federated and May back in 2005 to buying cosmetics retailer BlueMercury previous year, Macy's (M) Chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren hasn't been shy about signing off on bold moves.

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Britain's Duke of Westminster dead

Despite his parents being exceptionally rich, they made sure Hugh and his three sisters, Lady Tamara, 36, Lady Edwina, 34 and Lady Viola, 23, stayed grounded throughout their childhood, with a friend of the family claiming Hugh is "really down-to-earth".

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London's Metropolitan Police still depends on 27000 PCs running Windows XP

On the Windows 8.1 side, Microsoft and its OEM partners now promise support on Skylake machines through the extended support date of January 10, 2023. What's unknown is the Microsoft platform the department is upgrading to, which seems to be Windows 8.1 according to Boff. Again, Windows 10 runs just fine on most older hardware .

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Macy's to close 100 stores in US, boost online investment

Of the 728 total stores, about 14 percent will be closed by early 2017, but Macy's hasn't said which stores will close. The company did not say which locations would close and said they would be announced once final decisions are made. Macy's shares gained 17.25% to $39.88 Thursday morning, but the stock is still down 42% over the past 12 months. As such, Gennette states, Macy's is closing such a large number of stores "proactively" to invest in its "most productive and ...

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Bengals Practice Rained Out, Have To Work Out In Gym

His effort sometimes has been questioned. The team is cautiously optimistic that the injury is not as bad as it looked. Last offseason, the Minnesota Vikings signed Kevin McDermott to a two-year, $1.26 million contract. He insisted there won't be any friction when he returns. Head coach Marvin Lewis stresses that joint practices are good. "I'll keep learning and progressing".

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Manuel makes history, gold in 100 free

Manuel upset world-record holder Cate Campbell and tied with Penny Oleksiak of Canada Thursday at the Rio Games. Campbell finished in fourth place after leading at the halfway point; her sister Bronte came home in sixth. He tied for first in the 50-meter freestyle at the 2000 Olympics and is on the team again in Rio. She also took the opportunity to recognize the historical significance of what she had just achieved.

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Rio Olympics 2016 medal table: Team USA adds to lead

However, there is a whole lot more that athletes can gain if they win a gold medal for their country . Team USA trailed by a second when she entered the pull. Right now, Britain has three golds , three silvers and six bronze medals. In the first final contested, Conor Dwyer held on to claim the bronze medal in the men's 400m freestyle final behind victor Sun Yang and silver medalist Chad Le Clos.

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10 killed, including 2 Chinese, in jail blast in Philippines

The two other prisoners were facing robbery and homicide charges. Jail warden, Supt. Gerald Bantad was also wounded, but investigations are yet to confirm whether it was caused by a gunshot or the blast. He then heard the grenade explosion, which left him seriously injured. Carumba was quoted as saying officials were looking into how the inmates were able to acquire the automatic submachine gun that they used to fire at Bantag.

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Pokemon GO banned in Iran

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department issued a safety notice for Pokemon Go players Tuesday. Incense is an item that can draw Pokemon towards the player by emitting a pleasant fragrance. Meanwhile, some retail and online stores have already started using the images of Pokemon characters in their promotional programs and mini-games. Once the player situates himself in a large area such as the woods, the Incense tool needs to be activated.

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Climate modeling suggests Venus may have been habitable

Venus is the second closest planet to the Sun and thus receives a far greater amount of the Sun's rays which researchers believe caused its early oceans to evaporate and later produced its heavy carbon dioxide atmosphere. The planet may have once hosted a shallow and liquid-water ocean and a habitable surface temperature. Often referred to as Earth's twin, current-day Venus is anything but.

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Clinton Goes After Trump During Her Own Major Economic Speech

We will work with House Republicans on this plan, using the same brackets they have proposed: 12, 25 and 33 percent. A mostly urban, highly educated and high-income globalized elite often shares more cultural and political affinities with their counterparts on the other side of the aisle than they do with the lower-middle and working classes of their own parties.

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Nvidia touts record revenue on Q2 earnings beat

Revenue rose to a record $1.43 billion from $1.15 billion. The company stock was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform, wrote analysts at Wells Fargo, in a research note issued to clients on Friday July 15, 2016. The firm has a market cap of $31.88 billion and a PE ratio of 50.94. Over the course of past nine quarters, the tech company has surpassed the consensus expectations seven times.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Green diving pool will be blue again 'soon'

After the US men's polo team defeated France on Wednesday night, team captain Tony Azevedo bemoaned the quality of the pool, stating, "What's ridiculous is not the green water". The conditions might have cost Ellen van Dijk of the Netherlands a medal. American Kristin Armstrong won the race, conquering the brutal course to edge Russian Olga Zabelinskaya by 5.55 seconds.

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No Man's Sky: Game-Breaking Bug Allegedly Found

According to Hello Games co-founder and co-creator of No Man's Sky, Sean Murray, the chances of something like this happening "in a universe this large" is " pretty much zero ". Want your voice heard? By starting the game with the pre-order ship, "the player ends up starting the game without the ability to build the essential item that allows you to get around and progress in the game", says McBlurry .

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No Man's Sky: 13 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do

In case you missed the earlier reminder, we have a last minute heads-up for you Steam gamers on what time no Man's Sky is out on PC. The game was always aiming at a PC launch, long before the console makers got involved and helped to hype things up to their current level, and that's still the plan.

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Excuse to stay up late: Perseid 'outburst' expected

The last Perseids outburst was in 2009. The Perseids are named for the constellation Perseus. "Under flawless conditions, rates could soar to 200 meteors per hour", Cooke said. While you're out looking at the night sky, Saturn, Mars and our moon are very close to each other as seen from Earth. Earth is expected to pass through the middle of the stream, where there is much more debris to be found than on an edge fly-by.

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Arianna Huffington To Leave Huffington Post

There is no immediate word on who will succeed Huffington at her namesake website. "It is important to know when one door closes and another opens and I felt that moment had arrived". The site has since vastly expanded its staff across 14 countries devoted to original reporting, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for a series on wounded veterans and their families.

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Judge calls neo-Nazi thug 'c*nt' as she jails him for racist insults

Reacting with fury, Judge Lynch told Hennigan, who has a string of criminal convictions for racist incidents including Nazi salutes: "You are a bit of a c*** yourself. He said she was a "bit of a c***" while being charged for breaching an Asbo for using racist language. " He lives alone, is single and has been diagnosed and medicated for depression ".

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Perseid Meteor Shower peaks overnight

This clumping then leads to a sky watcher's delight of 150 to 200 visible meteor streaks per hour-including occasional "fireballs"-up from the more usual 80 per hour". These disintegrate into flashes of light when we pass through, causing a meteor shower . Stargazers expect a similar outburst during next week's Perseid meteor shower, which will be visible overnight on August 11 and 12.

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True bromance as Phelps and Lochte eye Rio finale

She will swim the 800-meter freestyle, an event she owns, later in the week. While Phelps was earning that trio of golds, Lochte won two silvers and a bronze. No other swimmer is within seven seconds of her record. Michael Phelps first swimming coach tells us about his early experiences in the pool and says she is positive he will pick up his 26th Olympic gold medal today.

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Perseid meteor shower set to dazzle, may be visible in Cincinnati

Known for its fast and bright meteors, the annual Perseid meteor shower could be one of the best potential meteor viewing opportunities this year. You will see it stream across the sky from pretty much any locations. While you're out looking at the night sky, Saturn, Mars and our moon are very close to each other as seen from Earth. Analysis by Russian astronomer Mikhail Maslov and Finnish astronomer Esko Lyytinencometary suggests a portion of the material tailing the comet Swift-Tuttle was ...

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MPH (meteors per hour) possible in Thursday night's Perseid meteor shower

And Cooke tells Nell that "another outburst like this isn't expected until 2027 or so". Each swing through the inner solar system can leave trillions of small particles in its wake. Lie on your back and look straight up. How to prepare for viewing meteor showers: If you live anywhere near a major metropolitan city, drive to the nearest darkest place you can find, avoid looking at headlights or any lights at all for 30 - 45 minutes so your eyes can get adjusted to the darkness.


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