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San Jose Regional: Breaking down Arizona-Xavier

The coaches: Xavier's Chris Mack has won at least 20 games seven of his eighth seasons, but to get there this season he had to shepherd his team to five wins in its past six games after a six-game losing streak. And as Arizona's top defender, Allen likely will be tasked with stopping Bluiett. It's not uncommon to see Miller frantically pacing the sidelines as he did throughout that 65-55 first-round loss to 11th-seeded Wichita State.

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China Overtakes Japan to Become One of South Korea's Least Liked Countries

Earlier this month, the North successfully fired four missiles simultaneously in Japan's direction. But one possibility is that this was a Musudan missile, which has an estimated range of 3,000km. The lone successful test previous year, in June, prompted Kim's pronouncement that it has " the sure capability to attack " US targets in the Pacific.

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LG Pay mobile payment service launching this June in South Korea

Both are widely available in several countries, with Samsung Pay coming to India just this week. Currently, seven local credit cards companies agreed to provide digital wallet services through LG Pay and one is in talks, said LG Electronics.

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Wreckage of Coastguard helicopter located off Ireland's west coast

The Naval Service diving team is hoping sea conditions will have eased by early Friday morning to allow pairs of divers to inspect the wreckage of the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter and confirm if the bodies of three missing airmen are with it. The wreck was found close to where a signal from the helicopter's black box recorder was detected last week. The underwater robot was deployed from the Commissioner of Irish Lights vessel, the Granuaile .

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Electronics banned on some flights from Middle East, North Africa to US

Soon, passengers on flights from some Muslim majority countries will be forced to store large electronic devices in checked baggage, not in the cabin if they're going to the United States. Yes. There are four direct daily flights and two three-times-a-week flights to LAX from these countries. Today, Turkey filed a formal complaint, asking the electronics ban be lifted from flights leaving its airports.

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Destiny 2 poster leaked online

The poster also indicates that Sony and Activision are working together again in some sort of partnership, with the first step being a Destiny 2 beta coming first to the PS4 prior to release on Xbox One and PC. It mentions the release date at the top, as well as confirm that a beta will take place. It's not much, but here's your first look at the marketing materials for Destiny 2 , a video game that we will no doubt come up with all sorts of pithy ways to describe over the next few years.

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Mars Volcanoes, Dinosaurs on earth extinct 50 million years ago

When Arsia Mons was active it used to produce a lava flow at its summit once every 1 to 3 million years. Until now, it's been hard to make a precise estimate of when this volcanic field was active. Researchers needed high-resolution imaging, and chose to use the NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's camera. Richardson and his team developed a new computer model that combined two types of information available: the stratigraphy of the lava flows and ages of the flows by crater counting.

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How the Kea bird is making everyone giggle

Schwing told National Geographic in an email that in many instances, the birds started to play immediately after hearing the call. Among the many sounds this parrot makes, there's the so-called "play call" - a warbling sound which announces other keas that this parrot is in a playful food and induces other birds to join in on all the fun.

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Pixel C just got updated with Pixel launcher, multi-tasking and more

The 7.1.2 update has started seeding to eligible devices that have signed up to Android Beta Program. Users can download the official ROM from Google Server itself. Multiple notifications from the same app will be clubbed and users can actually customise how they want to see the notifications based on app preferences.

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LeBron James believes National Basketball Association rest debate blew up only because he's involved

Smith & Tristan Thompson filling out their starting lineup; a pretty strong lineup and one Denver doesn't surpass off pure numbers. However, if the Cavaliers played in the West, they would be the fourth-best team, leading to a first-round matchup with the Utah Jazz (3.57 SRS), giving them less than a one-point edge on a neutral court.

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China-Australia trade recorded at $107.8 bln past year

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also spoke during the lunch and urged China to play a critical role in the region. 'We got this great friendship, this great economic opportunity, and I would really be focusing on that economic opportunity, and hopefully that is what comes from this visit'.

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Porsche 911 range updated: more power and tech

Picking the power pack also brings an added brake cooling system, unique twin-central sports exhaust and a Sport Chrono package normally priced at $3890 alone - incorporating dynamic engine mounts, launch control, analogue and digital stopwatch, an extra steering wheel dial with additional Sport Plus mode, throttle-blip downshifting in Sport and Sport Plus, and a performance display with shift indicator.

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James Comey, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, hates the Patriots

And for many people, the web of allegations and the Trump administration's frequently shifting official story has been very hard to follow. "FBI Director James Comey made his bombshell announcement , as you'll recall, Monday before Congress that the FBI is investigating the Trump's campaign's ties to Russian Federation".

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Oppo F3 Plus phone

The Oppo F3 Plus also bears a fingerprint sensor on the home button, said to unlock the smartphone in as little as 0.2 seconds. On the storage front, the device offers 64GB of inbuilt storage along with a microSD card slot that can further accommodate up to 256GB.

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Mass Effect Andromeda - How To Quick Save During Priority Missions

Since the game has launched Mass Effect: Andromeda's vocal lead designer Ian S. Frazier has been fielding fan complaints on Twitter , and his responses are encouraging. Ever since the EA/Origin Access trial period began for the spacefaring RPG last week, fans utilizing the promotion have taken issue with various aspects of its quality, most notably its animations and character creation suite.

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Facebook Gadgets To Attack Google And Apple Rumored For April Release

This has become more evident after Business Insider reported a job listing for a retail manager from the social networking giant. The move into hardware could be a risky one for Facebook. The internet behemoth even enlisted former DARPA executive Regina Dugan to head up the division. Another project might have something to do with medical applications and is lead by a Stanford cardiologist with expertise in early-stage medical device development.

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The Gorsuch confirmation hearing is about politics, not law

The judge , who has met with 72 senators since being nominated by President Trump on January 31, said he wishes the American people could have seen what all he has seen during the past two months. "I don't know what they've been listening to, what they've been paying to, if that's their conclusion", he said. "A Republican congressman recently said [that] the best thing the president can do for his Muslim ban is to make sure he has Gorsuch on the Supreme Court before appeals get to that ...

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Google says Android security update speeds should get better in 2017

Released yesterday, the first preview of the successor to Android Nougat features new limits to background app activity aimed at improving battery life , as well as more wide-ranging support for font displays and Wi-Fi connectivity improvements.

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Sanchez and Ozil contract talks are on hold, says Wenger

The Mirror reported that Wenger is set to be given a new two-year contract and that Arsenal would give him a budget in excess of £100 million as part of an overhaul to take to the club to the next level. "We hope we can win the Cup and that Arsenal qualify for the Champions League ". However, German outlet Bild state Arsenal have made an approach to Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel about succeeding Arsene Wenger at the Emirates Stadium and it certainly raises an exciting ...

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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory announced for Early 2018 release

Here's a very quiet bit of footage released in Japan. The game follows Keisuke Amazawa , who is accused of a crime he didn't commit. Furthermore, improved Digimon skills, compatibilities and combos are part of the new game that will ship with more than 320 Digimon .

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Boulder scientists see record low maximum Arctic sea ice third consecutive year

The extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has set a new record low for the wintertime in a region strongly affected by long-term trends of global warming, USA and European scientists said on Wednesday. "While the Arctic maximum is not as important as the seasonal minimum, the long-term decline is a clear indicator of climate change", said Walt Meier, a scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory and an affiliate scientist at NSIDC.

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Switch off for Earth Hour

Individuals and residential welfare associations who want to participate in this event, being billed as the largest environment campaign on Earth, can switch-off their non-essential lights at homes. 'The past 24 hours have shown us yet again the impact we can achieve when we unite for a cause, ' said Siddarth Das, executive director, Earth Hour Global a year ago.

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A Senator Just Asked Gorsuch the Dumbest Reddit AMA Question

Let us know what you think in the comments. Or sexists, because they were. The law they drafted promises equal protection of the laws to all persons. "I'm not asking you to tell me whether you agree with my agenda", like the Democrats, he told Gorsuch . The person who gets confirmed really does get the job ...

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WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

Murdoch's Fox News Channel is praised by Trump on a regular basis, while he regularly mocks rivals CNN and MSNBC as "fake news". The attack from the Journal's editorial board is notable at a time when Trump is struggling to win over voters for legislation repealing and replacing ObamaCare.

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Nokia 3 Certified by Bluetooth SIG with Model Number TA

Economic Times reported earlier this year that these smartphones can be expected to hit Indian shores by June. This means that the update for "Nokia 6" would be sooner than the "Nokia 5" and "Nokia 3". The original 3310 was released when Nokia was the No. 1 mobile-phone brand in the world, before Apple's iPhone and devices running Google's Android made smartphones a must-have.

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Irish mums believe that drug caused birth defects

Primodos was a drug consisting of two hormone-based tablets which was widely prescribed to pregnant women in the 1960s and 1970s as a pregnancy test. "Unfortunately it may have been used for a goal it wasn't intended for but there were other women who used it as a genuine hormone test who were told it was safe", she said.

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Fallout 4 VR is coming to E3 2017

He is also pretty confident in it and said that it is going to 'blow our minds' . Hines doesn't play VR due to motion sickness but he has heard many positive things about the game from game director Todd Howard. You wait generations for a Bethesda press conference at the industry's famous E3 expo and suddenly, three come along in as many years. While Hines said he has no doubt that VR will "grow and expand" in popularity and prominence, he doesn't like the idea of putting on a VR ...

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UMass to hire Winthrop's Pat Kelsey as head coach

Kelsey departs Winthrop after leading the Eagles to the 2017 Big South Conference Championship and the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance in seven years. Kelsey takes over at UMass for Derek Kellogg, who was sacked earlier this month after nine seasons on the job. The Musketeers recorded consecutive 20-win seasons and NCAA appearances in 2009 and 2010.

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Senate confirmation hearing for Alex Acosta

Acosta, if confirmed, would be the first Hispanic to join Trump's Cabinet. But Alexander Acosta, testifying before the Senate Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Committee, said little about what he would do about overtime pay and other issues if confirmed for the job.

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Rex Tillerson says wife convinced him to take secretary of state job

In an interview, Rex Tillerson says Japan is the US's most important ally in East Asia US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is drawing attention for comments made during his current three-country Northeast Asia tour that seemed to assign differing levels of importance to Japan and South Korea.

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Boston public schools shrink America

For example, Greenland looks to be the same size as Africa in a Mercator projection, when in reality the Arctic country is 14 times smaller than the African continent. Schools in Boston have discarded the widely used but distorted map of the world in a bid to give children a more accurate depiction of the world. Though the Peters Projection map isn't ideal, it is still widely regarded as a more geographically accurate depiction.

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Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

The jury reached a verdict Wednesday morning. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 21 at 2 p.m. Drugs from the New England Compounding Center were linked to 64 deaths and about 700 injuries in 20 states. The Wrentham businessman was accused of murdering 25 people with mold-contaminated medication his pharmacy manufactured in filthy conditions and then shipped across the country in 2012.

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'Toothless' Crosby leads Penguins into National Hockey League playoffs

Goaltenders Matt Murray and Marc-Andre Fleury would each like to play more and maybe they will next season if Fleury is with another team. So you definiitely have to cheat to his forehand, otherwise you'll never stop it if he pulls it. Here's what Bylsma had to say about ROR and Crosby in first period. Malkin is second behind Crosby in points per game (1.16) among players who have played at least 20 games.

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Instagram hits 1 million active advertisers

The number of marketers on has risen together with the number of "business profiles" on the app. Eighty percent of Instagram's users follow a business, he said. More than 600 million people use Instagram worldwide and for various reasons. Further, Instagram says it will "continue evolving Instagram business profiles", building on the strong momentum its focus on business profiles has delivered so far.

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FBI Director Confirms Open Investigation into Trump-Russia Ties

LISA DESJARDINS: Beside Comey sat National Security Agency Chief Michael Rogers. The intelligence community has reached the conclusion that the Russian government actively tried to meddle in the election - initially, perhaps, to weaken confidence in our political process, but later to boost Trump's chances of winning.


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