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Latest Android update heading to a handful of users

There are some things to bear in mind before you install Android 7 .1 Nougat onto your Google Nexus 5X. for instance the handset should have 80% charge and it needs to be rooted and have TWRP or CWM installed. The upgrade is thanks to the use of a new technique called File-by-File patching, which compares the old and new versions of an app before sending a patch which only updates the necessary files.

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Christmas trees $5 in Green Mountain National Forest

Hundreds of people attended the event and waited in anticipation for the trees outside the Harre Union to be lit. Why not enjoy this majestic tree and its thousands of lights from the comfort of home instead of going out in the cold? "If they do, the tree is not fresh and you should consider buying a different one".

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Facebook surveys ask users to help weed out fake news

It was created "in about an hour", Sieradski told BBC News , as a "rejoinder to Mark Zuckerberg's dubious claims that Facebook is unable to substantively address the proliferation of fake news on its platform". All these developments follow comments from Facebook's Eliott Schrage, who said the presidential election made the company realize that it has a "role in assessing the validity of content people share".

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Mistrial declared in shooting of black driver by S.C. police officer

In Charleston, South Carolina, a judge has declared a mistrial in the murder trial of white former police officer Michael Slager , who was caught on video fatally shooting 50-year-old African American Walter Scott in the back as he ran away in April 2015.

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Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies

Less than a week before the election, the elder Flynn tweeted a link to a story that falsely claimed Clinton emails contained proof of money laundering and sex crimes with children, among other illegal activities. But beyond the tight circle around Mr. Trump, there were growing concerns in Washington about General Flynn's fitness for the job, fueled by talk of his temperament, his conspiratorial worldview and his own incendiary Twitter postings.

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Three-horse race for NZ prime minister

Key further said that his adult children had faced " an extraordinary level of intrusion and pressure due to their father's job". Key said he would support whomever the party chose but that he would vote for Bill English , his deputy prime minister and finance minister, if Mr.

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Woman at heart of South Korean scandal refuses to testify

The president also said that she accepts the recommendation of the ruling party and political veterans for an "orderly resignation" in April and a presidential election in June to minimize the social chaos and vacuum in state affairs. Success by the opposition could pacify the anti-Park protests that have been swelling by the week in Seoul. "This case was the same", Lee said, adding that he was embarrassed by the situation and was appearing with a "heavy heart".

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Ivanka Trump Has Private Meeting With Al Gore About Climate Change

He also met with Ivanka Trump, and said in an MSNBC interview Monday night that she appears to be committed to the climate. Gore would not go into specifics but called his conversation with Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump as "a very intelligent exchange".

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ISRO to launch PSLV C36 Resource-2A today

The centre's Minister Of State for Information & Broadcasting; Rajyavardhan Rathore tweeteed, "Congrats to @ isro on the launch of PSLV C-36 carrying ResourceSat-2A; further reinforcing India's prowess & domination in space technology!" On September 26, in its longest ever mission spread more than two hours, PSLV effectively launched eight satellites, including the nation's SCATSAT-1 and five satellites from different countries, in two unique orbits to accomplish another point of ...

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Damian Lewis to join all-female "Ocean's Eight" as villain

Apparently, Bullock's character is the leader of a group of thieves and cons who try to pull off a major heist. Last month we found out Matt Damon will have a cameo in the movie , presumably reprising his role of pickpocket Linus Caldwell, and today (December 7) comes word that another bearer of the Y-chromosome will play the movie's baddie.

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Tech titans join forces to battle online terrorist content

Shortly after European officials warned that US technology companies need to do better at curbing online hate speech, Facebook , Microsoft , Twitter and YouTube have announced they'll start sharing data to reduce the spread of "terrorist content" online.

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New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes

But the error prompted claims that the system is racist. It said he had nine more attempts to take an acceptable picture. "Just a bit annoying with the delay and I'd expect to get a staff reply after 3 failed submissions", he added. An Internal Affairs spokesperson told Reuters that 20% of passwords are rejected for various reasons: "The most common error is a subject's eyes being closed and that was the generic error message sent in this case".

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Dodge Unveils 2017 Challenger GT AWD With 3.5-Liter V6

That's less than a Subaru WRX STI, which also has 305 horsepower and AWD, but slightly more than a base Ford Mustang GT, which offers 130 more ponies, makes excellent noises, and can be easily fitted with winter rubber. The front axle is automatically engaged when sensors detect that the rear wheels are losing traction. Enhancing the on-road dynamic performance using precise front-to-rear torque control integrated with the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system, VDC maintains ...

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Amazon Go: a grocery store with no checkout lines

Apart from the staple grocery items, the Amazon Go store also offers freshly made meals prepared by on-site chefs-from sandwiches to Amazon Meal Kits for quick home-cooked dinners. You can pick up anything off store shelves and it will be automatically added to a virtual cart. Rather than paying cash, the cost is billed to the customer's Amazon account if they do not put the item back.

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Oakland fire: unsafe conditions hamper recovery effort

We looked out for each other". "And we don't know until we finish our investigation". (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Crew workers walk behind debris from a warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif ., Tuesday, Dec. The fire broke out during a dance party Friday night. "In the days and weeks ahead, we are going to have many conversations about what we have learned from this incident, what in fact happened in this incident and how do we move forward as a city with the experience that we've just had", she ...

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Google Doodle celebrates 340th anniversary of determination of speed of light

Romer compared the results to determine the speed of light. It needed inter-planetary determinations. For NASA Astronomy Cafe, part of the NASA Education and Public Outreach programme, Sten Odenwald explained that in 1676, Roemer was studying the eclipses of Jupiter's moons by the disk of Jupiter, and he noticed that during the year his predictions ran behind the actual eclipses he would see at the telescope.

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Donald Trump Expands Search For Secretary of State, Adviser Says

Conway admitted that now there are "more than four" people on the list saying that the selection of the top USA diplomat is "incredibly important" and should not be rushed. The 64-year-old scholar-warrior, who masterminded the widely credited surge in Iraq from 2008-2010, has a depth of experience in world affairs unmatched by any of the other known candidates.

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English refuses to say whether he will stand for prime minister

John Key has announced that he will resign as prime minister of New Zealand , after eight years in the job, citing family reasons. "I sent him one very short message, "Say it ain't so bro"," Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Melbourne.

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Samsung Wins In A Patent Fight With Apple

Apple for its part has issued a statement in which it emphasizes that the main question before the Supreme Court was how to calculate the amount Samsung had to cough up for copying. on Apple's side. The Supreme Court is now sending the case back to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to reevaluate how much Samsung is supposed to fork over.

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Canada expands controversial oil pipeline to Pacific

It expects construction to begin in September of 2017 and for the pipeline to enter service in late 2019. Premier Rachel Notley said Wednesday she will soon head to British Columbia to sell the merits of the new oil pipeline - and Alberta's environmental credibility - while federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr appeared in Calgary to say the Liberal government is putting its weight behind the new projects.

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Rouhani Warns Trump Not To Pull Apart Nuclear Deal

Do you think the United States can rip up the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal)? Do you suppose we will allow that? Washington has underlined that the deal says excess heavy water must be delivered to a foreign buyer, and Iran has made clear Oman is not the final destination.

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German Chancellor Merkel Calls For Full Veil Ban

Merkel has angered many voters with her decision to open Germany's borders to migrants, mostly from war zones in the Middle East. She was also a driving force behind an agreement between the European Union and Turkey earlier this year aiming to stop crossings over the Aegean Sea by detaining migrants in Greece under the threat of deportation.

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Ex-Spice Girl Mel C follows Little Mix; sends fans into frenzy

And Little Mix fans took to the comments section to call out the singer. Speaking on 'BUILD Series LDN' recently, Mel said: "I've not done that many but I've had a really good year and I've done three this year, and I got my personal best in London".

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Trump announces Mattis as Secretary of Defense nominee during Fayetteville appearance

Mattis is technically ineligible to be Defense secretary because the law requires retired military officers to be out of uniform for seven years before they can become the military's civilian leader. Trump also said he plans to end the defense sequester, which is expected to require large cuts to the Pentagon's budget next year, as well as fix problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs and build up the US military.

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Japanese mogul pledges $50 billion US investment

US President-elect Donald Trump has revealed that SoftBank Group plans to invest $50bn (£39.48) in the country and create 50,000 new jobs. Trump , who won the election by promising to create jobs and shake up the political establishment, claimed the Japanese investment as a personal coup.

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Paris using odd-even traffic rule to beat pollution

Paris was previously put on an air-pollution alert in December 2012 because cold weather entrapped diesel fumes, leading to the most severe smog in the French capital since 2007. Other parts of France were also facing pollution alerts, with the air particle concentrations rising to unsafe levels in the southeast and the north of the country.

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Trailer reveals storyline, the Phantom and the silent protagonist's abilities

With the wait having been extended for Persona 5 as of last month, the new story trailer from Atlus USA is both a blessing and a curse. PS3 and PS4 owners in North America will be able to get " Persona 5 " as soon as it is released for them on April 4, 2017.

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Markets Right Now: Dow at another high in early US trading

At 11:09 a.m. ET (1609 GMT) the Dow Jones industrial average was down 14.89 points, or 0.08 percent, at 19,201.35. About 7.1 billion shares changed hands in USA exchanges, below the 7.9 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions.Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 2.59-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 3.14-to-1 ratio favored advancers.The S&P 500 posted 52 new 52-week highs and 2 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 232 new highs and 29 new lows.

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Stopgap spending bill to be unveiled as Congress finishes up

Biden turned down a possible run in the recent election in October 2015 saying the window "had closed" for a successful campaign. While "Uncle Joe" as many fans and admirers call the vice president was angry with the results of the election, he has stated on many occasions his distate for Donald Trump.

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Trump attacks plans for upgraded Air Force One

Boeing has been given three contracts amounting to $170 million to build the two replacements for the current Air Force One planes, which are scheduled to be in service by 2024. The Air Force, which operates the presidential planes, announced in January 2015 that Boeing's 747-8 would be used to replace the two current presidential planes.

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Mook: Clinton Didn't Need Obama's Urging to Concede to Trump

The change in views is unsurprisingly due to Republicans and leaning independents, who largely were at a disadvantage in the Electoral College before President-elect Trump changed the map. A gross exaggeration? I don't think so. "And I think some of them are scared to vote for someone else because of the potential political fallout". "I'm looking for someone we can all unify behind", he said.

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Aceh army chief says death toll rises to 54

Officials urged people to sleep outdoors as twilight fell, in case aftershocks caused more damage to already precarious buildings. "We are now evacuating to Tijue (about 3 km from Sigli) because we are afraid of a tsunami", local resident Nilawati told AFP .

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Pebble Said to Discuss Selling Software Assets to Fitbit

Last week a report surfaced that indicated popular fitness wearables compact, Fitbit, was days away from acquiring arguably the most important player in the smart wearables space, Pebble. Pebble's CEO, Eric Migicovky, will very likely part with the company after the deal goes through. In fact if the report is any accurate, it seems that Fitbit's acquisition of Pebble will see the company kill off two new Pebble products that were announced earlier this year: the Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble ...

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Japanese Firm SoftBank Says It Will Invest $50 Billion in US

The US president-elect provided no details on the jobs or investment, which he spent all day trumpeting after talks with Japanese telecoms billionaire Masayoshi Son at Trump Tower in NY. "We're going to defend American jobs", Trump told his supporters. "We have to look at it nearly as a war". As he prepares to take office on January 20, Trump has picked several well-known figures from the world of finance for key administration posts, including former Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner Steven ...

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Samsung Bests Apple in Legal Tussle - Tech Roundup

The Supreme Court points out that the patent law does not require the profits to be on the entire device, but could be on separate components regarding the interpretation of the term " article of manufacture " for the objective of calculating damages.


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