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China Calls On US To Honour Climate Commitments

That is partly because US accounts for only 16 per cent of global emissions. The Department of Justice declined comment. "With the new Executive Order and the budget proposal, Trump has shown that he does not believe in climate change and has chose to go back on his nation's global commitments to reduce emissions and provide funding".

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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 with hope of recovery from Note 7

Koh expects the S8 to outsell the 2016 predecessor Galaxy S7, which Samsung said last week set the firm's internal record for first-year sales, despite the fact S8 sales will begin more than a month later than the S7's last year. There are also facial and iris recognition security capabilities to supplement the fingerprint scanners that are a holdover from the earlier Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge handsets.

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Samsung is banking on Bixby virtual assistant, debuting in Galaxy S8

Siri has mostly been a disappointment, and Google Assistant is still getting off the ground. It says Bixby is different because it will be able to support "almost" every task that the app is capable of through normal means, i.e. He said Bixby-enabled devices will support nearly every task that the application is capable of, will have contextual understanding of the device to offer touch and voice and will have cognitive tolerance to execute commands from incomplete information.

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Amash responds to President Trump's Freedom Caucus tweet

Trump) just go work with Democrats to try and change Obamacare and that's hardly a conservative thing", Ryan said . "We're not fighting the president", Yoho told MSNBC . Could Trump's sharp criticism of some of the most conservative members of the Republican Party affect their re-election chances? With a majority in the House of 239 to the Democrats' 193, the Republican leader needs the support of the group to pass legislation.

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SpaceX launches first recycled rocket

It nailed another vertical landing at sea Thursday once it was finished boosting the satellite for the SES company of Luxembourg. SpaceX has said reusing rockets could lower launch costs by 30 percent of the $62 million starting price the company now charges, which is already a discount over competitors' prices.

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Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding

It was visible in the distance as a white dot. NASA is in the process of setting up a second docking port on the station to accommodate visits by commercial crew ferry ships being built by Boeing and SpaceX. A team from the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston devised a plan for the astronauts to finish covering the port with the PMA-3 cover Whitson removed earlier in the day.

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Will Disney's Beauty and the Beast Enter $1 Billion Club?

And after just 10 days in North American theaters, " Beauty and the Beast " is already 55th on the all-time domestic list at $317 million. However, those impressive figures, given to me by Twitter , are dwarfed by the number sent in the calendar month (February 16th - March 16th) leading up to the theatrical debut when there were more than 1.6 million tweets were sent.

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Samsung DeX Turns Your Galaxy S8 and S8+ Into a Desktop Computer

Samsung hasn't specified when this might change, and product spokespeople didn't seem to know at the S8 launch event in London on Wednesday. The new Samsung Galaxy S8 convertible wireless charger can be used a stand or as a pad to write on.

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Spacewalking Astronauts Lose Piece Of Shielding, Floats Away

The spacewalk began at 7:29 AM (local time) when both Whitson and Shane Kimbrough switched their spacesuits to battery power. It was Whitson's eighth spacewalk, making her surpass the previous the record of seven set by another USA astronaut Sunita Williams .

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Rain saves Proteas in Hamilton

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, who was unbeaten on 15, said their plan was for him to block all day while Quinton de Kock, also not out 15, chased the runs. Domingo's contract, which has been extended three times from when he was originally appointed mid-2013, runs until the end of the England series in August.

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There's a New Nintendo Switch Update Out

The main difference of the speculated game will be on the characters and the Pokemon in the game. In a recent interview with Fox News , Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Amie assured that the company has big announcements to make when E3 begins later this year in June.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+ Price, Features And Offers

Samsung previous year launched Galaxy S7 at Rs 48,900 and Galaxy S7 edge at Rs 56,900 in India. This is the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus vs the Google Pixel. Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphone as the market leader seeks to rebound after it suffered an embarrassing recall of the fire-prone Note 7s.

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It's over: Banks lose Apple Pay fight

The authorisation sought would allow the Group Participants to collectively agree not to sign up to Apple Pay for the next 18 months while they are negotiating with Apple. Apple now allows only its payments platform to use NFC. "The applicants made this application to seek to ensure they could participate in the future of mobile wallets, and not have the course of development for mobile wallets in Australia dictated by a single overseas corporation", payments specialist and spokesperson on ...

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Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

The spacewalkers needed to hook up vital heater cables to the docking port and install shields to protect against strikes by micrometeorites. Over the weekend, flight controllers at the Johnson Space Center used the station's robot arm to move the extension, known as pressurized mating adapter No.

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Samsung may resell controversial Note 7 phone in Ireland as refurbished handset

Samsung said in a statement that the Note 7 devices would be: "Recycled and processed in an environmentally friendly manner". Months after Samsung recalled all units of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the company has confirmed it does plan to offer refurbished versions of the device for sale or rental.

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The Galaxy S8's 'DeX' dock turns the phone into a portable workstation

It also unveiled new Gear 360 camera . Samsung now, despite claiming to make its phones go through many inspections like stress tests etc, could not put much power into the new devices. The most impressive feat is how Samsung fit these displays into bodies that are smaller than the previous variant- S7 Edge. As BGR Classic explains, "In terms of core functionality, Samsung said anything that can be done with a touch in any app can also be done with your voice using Bixby".

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ now available for pre-order from T

Samsung was right in its assessment today that the smartphone industry has been somewhat stagnant since the original breakthrough of touchscreen devices. The device will launch on April 21 - the same as the regular S8 - and is seemingly identical to the standard version in terms of hardware. While other handset manufacturers are gradually transiting to a Dual-Camera setup ecosystem, Samsung has yet again chose to go with a single yet solid 12-megapixel sensor at the back.

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Samsung Unpacked 2017: What Else Came Out Of The Box?

AT&T offers the same bundle, with the phone starting at United States dollars 25 per month. The one interesting thing - that is also actually new - is the battery-powered controller it comes with; it is not too dissimilar from the peripheral used with Google's Daydream View, with buttons for "back", "home" and "volume" in addition to a touchpad area, as well as a built-in trigger.

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Cyclone downgraded, damaging winds and heavy rain remain

They include Airlie Beach, Proserpine, and Bowen. About 9 million tons of sugar cane was impacted by the cyclone, however most of that is salvageable, he said. Before that, it smashed the Whitsunday Islands with gusts of up to 263km/h. "The concrete walls were shaking non-stop all day". The premier of the Queensland region Annastacia Palaszczu said she was pessimistic about seeing the damage caused by Debbie.

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New tyrannosaur had a sensitive side

Unusually well preserved fossil skulls and skeletons of several of the creatures were found, including adults and juveniles. "We did not find any evidence for lips in tyrannosaurs, the rough texture covered by scales extends almost to the tooth row, providing no space for lips".

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How Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Boost Its Bixby Digital Assistant

The company, according to the same post, has also revealed that it has "has employed artificial intelligence, reinforcing deep learning concepts to the core of our user interface designs". If an app is Bixby-enabled, anything that a user can do by touch can also be done by voice. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are scheduled to be announced on March 29th, and you know the world will be watching.

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Nougat update rolling out to Galaxy Note 5 users in India

The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch screen with HD and a pixel ratio of 720 x 1280. In Apple's latest update , Siri can interact with other apps, like order an Uber, but users still have to physically touch the phone at some part in the process to complete the order.

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Watch the 'Destiny 2' Reveal Trailer Right Here

In addition to coming to PC, Destiny 2 will offer a clean break for everyone, leaving behind all of our old weapons and gear. It can't get here soon enough, although there is the " Age of Triumph " final update for Destiny to take advantage of until then, if you're keen on playing old content at top-level difficulties and for top-level loot.

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Elon Musk's new company said to seek brain-computer link

Elon Musk's new venture called, Neuralink will combat the rise of artificial intelligence by connecting computers directly to human brains, with tiny, implanted electrodes . The existence of the company was reported by Wall Street Journal on Monday and Musk later confirmed it in a tweet . Simply put, Elon Musk wants to make something that would battle "existential risk" of AI overtaking Humans.

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Jeff Bezos just gave a sneak-peek of Blue Origin spacecraft's interiors

The inside of the capsule measures 530 square feet, more than 10 times the space astronaut Alan Shepard during his 1961 mission, according to the company. While the New Shepard , launched from Blue Origin's private launch site in west Texas, has gone into space five times, it has only achieved sub-orbital altitudes, giving Musk the bragging rights for a first reusable rocket that gets spacecraft into orbit.

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Jeff Sessions: JCC bomb threat probe spanned multiple continents

An Israeli-American teenager was arrested Friday in connection to a series of bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers (JCC) around the world - including two evacuations of Jewish Centers in Minnesota. The arrest came about as the result of a coordinated investigation of Israeli intelligence and the FBI. President Trump's administration may be eager to get a conviction in the USA given criticism about a slow response to reports of threats against the JCCs and vandalism at Jewish ...

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Portugal's Madeira Airport renamed after football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Another account was more creative, suggesting Ronaldo's face had morphed into a combination of former Formula One driver David Coulthard and Sloth from The Goonies . As for the bust, well, it looks nothing like the soccer superstar. Tourism is the economic mainstay of Madeira, which lies about 500 kilometers (310 miles) off the northwest coast of Africa.

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Embattled Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook

Luckey was no stranger to controversy: Luckey told the Daily Beast previous year he was putting money behind an internet group that campaigned against Hillary Clinton. "His inventive spirit helped kickstart the modern VR revolution and helped build an industry", the Facebook statement said. It's not known whether Luckey's leaving is voluntary; Oculus declined to offer comment on that regard or whether Luckey will be involved in any capacity with Oculus or Facebook moving forward.

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Investors Attention Alert: Weatherford International plc's (WFT)

The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average 6.25% and positively from its 50 days moving average 11.44%. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, August 10 with "Buy". WFG Advisors LP now owns 62,294 shares of the company's stock worth $394,000 after buying an additional 60,844 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves behind shark in puddle

All its domestic Gold Coast flights scheduled to arrive or depart this afternoon were also cancelled. Nearly 60 fire and emergency service personnel from NSW were being sent over the border to bolster swiftwater rescue teams stretched by the cyclone disaster in the north.

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Kohli says friendship comment was "blown out of proportion'"

This series brought in a new record for Captain Virat Kohli, under whose captaincy team India won seven consecutive test series and nine consecutive series in all formats. The 2017 Border-Gavaskar Test series has turned out to be one of the lowest points in relations between the Indian and Australian cricket teams, with players from both sides not holding themselves back from having a go at each other.

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Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited

The increase represents the second consecutive year of significant growth in the number of such deaths, which now account for 15 percent of all motor vehicle-related deaths. Smartphones play a role as well, since both walkers and drivers are more likely to be distracted by the screens in their hands. "Unfortunately, this latest data shows that the U.S.is not meeting the mark on keeping pedestrians safe on our roadways".

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Samsung to recycle millions of recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones

Samsung will not be offering refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices for rent or sale in the US. The company promises that they will be refurbishing Galaxy Note 7 an an 'environment friendly way' . Samsung released its high-end Galaxy Note 7 "phablet" on August 19, 2016, but a few days later began receiving reports of battery explosions and devices catching fire during the charging process.

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Brokers Issue Forecasts for Newmont Mining Corp's Q1 2017 Earnings (NEM)

The company also has 21.03 billion in total assets, balanced by 9.16 billion in total liabilities, which should give you a sense of the viability of the company under any number of imagined business contexts. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 23rd. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.61%.

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Samsung launches new Gear 360 with 4K video recording capability

The videos don't contain any music or audio (with the exception of the Bixby and Gear VR videos where it's necessary) - these aren't highly polished marketing materials, but they will give you a dry look at some of the key device features that were announced by Samsung yesterday.


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