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Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

The 1-meter (3-foot) bull shark was already dead when Smith found it. "Think it's safe to go back in the water?" the agency asked on Twitter and Facebook. Tourist resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and mainland coastal areas have been belted with wind gusts stronger than 260 km per hour (160 mph), according to Reuters .

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Apple Continues Twitter-Based iPad Pro Ad Campaign With Three New Videos

After the test iFixit concluded that the device is similar to iPad air and has only small differences. As well as providing advice for consumers to upgrade and fix their hardware, iFixit delights in tearing down new units to find out the secrets hidden inside the hardware.

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Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

Expedition 50 Flight Engineer and astronaut Peggy Whitson is geared up to break the spacewalk record after she goes on her eighth spacewalk . Astronauts at the International Space Station were on a spacewalk when a large debris shield got away.

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Companies pull Google ads after appearing on unsuitable sites

YouTube has responded to a growing ad boycott by major brands and government departments in the UK. " Verizon is one of the largest advertisers in the world, and one of the most respected brands". Last week, global companies-including Mercedes-Benz and McDonald's-found their ads next to controversial content on Google properties like YouTube .

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Bull sharks in floodwaters become real threat after Cyclone Debbie

Flooding from the Burdekin River in Ayr in Queensland, which rose 10 metres, after the area was hit by ex-Cyclone Debbie. No deaths were reported a day after Debbie smashed tourist resorts, flattened cane fields and shut down coal mines in tropical Queensland state as a category four storm, one rung below the most risky wind speed level.

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India win Dharamsala Test; clinch series against Australia

Critics questioned Kohli's conduct under pressure, and also his form in the series, with the right-hander scoring just 46 runs from five innings. Kohli ensured he had the final say on how the entire series was fought. "I like taking responsibility, every game that I play for India is an opportunity to do something special with my skills", he said. By game's end triumphant captain Ajinkya Rahane was treating a wearing fourth day pitch and Australia's attack with contempt, batting as if he ...

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Samsung to bring back refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Availability of the devices as refurbished models will mark the third time Samsung has put the Note 7 on shelves, the first two attempts coming along with the phone's original launch and a later relaunch following an initial recall of the exploding devices.

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Spacewalking astronauts salvage job, back inside

By completing her spacewalk, Whitson broke the former record set by Sunita Williams, at 50 hours and 40 minutes of pure spacewalk time. Wilson and fellow astronaut Shane Kimbrough went outside to install upgraded computer and electrical components to connect the station to a second global docking port to be installed there.

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Paul Ryan: Devin Nunes Source a 'Whistleblower Type'

But, sources say, it's a threat that could eventually ring true if the Freedom Caucus doesn't change its tune. They have also taken a stand knowing that while Trump is popular in their districts, they are equally so. "I understand the president's frustration". Ryan enforced that message in the CBS interview, suggesting that Trump's patience was not infinite and he could be tempted to work with the other side if Republicans refuse to implement his agenda.

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Exxon Mobil urges Trump to stay in Paris climate accord

Exxon has a complex and controversial history with climate change. "The miners are coming back", Trump boasted at a rally in Kentucky last week, but no less an authority than Robert Murray, founder and CEO of Murray Energy, the biggest USA coal company, promptly rained on his parade.

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Galaxy S8 may ship with Google's AI program

The physical home button has been removed, and replaced with a pressure sensitive button underneath the screen . Samsung stressed Bixby is equipped with so-called "deep learning" artificial intelligence technology that allows it to learn how to better communicate with users as it accumulates data.

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World's oldest spacewoman sets spacewalking record

They quickly laid things on the floor and devised a way for the astronauts to use a different piece of cloth and wire ties as a substitute for the lost shield. The spacewalk is the second of three that is preparing the ISS for a second International Docking Adapter, which will allow more commercial spacecraft to dock with the station in the future.

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Trump could introduce infrastructure bill in tandem with tax reform

If anything, he argued, conservatives in the Freedom Caucus have been more loyal to Trump than the GOP leaders who distanced themselves from Trump a month before Election Day after the release of the damaging "Access Hollywood" tape that showed the now-president bragging about using his celebrity to get away with grabbing women.

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SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

Falcon-9 with SES-10 communications satellite on the top reached orbit after flawless launch from LC-39A launch site at Cape Canaveral. The booster's main section was set to attempt to land itself on a floating platform in the ocean, which would enable its recovery for a possible third mission .

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Elon Musk's SpaceX launches recycled rocket in historic first

SpaceX has already changed the way we think of space travel, not least because of its CEO Elon Musk who is determined to make us humans into a multi-planetary species by colonizing Mars. During the space shuttle programme, the twin booster rockets dropped away two minutes into flight and parachuted into the Atlantic for recovery. As for this SpaceX reused booster, Halliwell said engineers went through it with a fine-toothed comb following its liftoff in April 2016.

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Florida's Manatees Aren't Endangered Anymore

Buchanan stands so staunchly opposed to the decision, he intends to challenge the reclassification with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke . Florida's manatees were first listed as a federal endangered species in 1966. The reclassification to threatened status leaves a number of protections in place for manatees, but it may lead to an easing of boating restrictions meant to protect the creatures.

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US Net service providers free to sell user data in rule reversal

Susan Collins, say they put internet service providers at a disadvantage against websites that can sell personal information. The House vote "to repeal the FCC's misguided rules marks an important step toward restoring consumer privacy protections that apply consistently to all internet companies", the NCTA, a cable broadband trade group, said in a statement .

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Samsung Galaxy S8's AI assistant - Bixby - on hold for Australian market

The Galaxy S8 comes in some handsome colours: Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold. They both have an edge-to-edge, near-bezel-less screen enclosure called an Infinity display , picking up that styling from the S7 Edge.

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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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