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House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi warns people that they should be afraid of what could be ahead, "Stunning". "Consumers deserve the right to make their own decisions about access, use , and sale of their personal, sensitive internet data by their broadband provider".

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Tropical Fish With Venomous Bite Could Provide New Painkillers

Fang blennies measure only a few centimeters in length and are brightly colored. When scientists studied the blenny's venom itself (which was really hard to do-milking any animal for venom is no easy task, let alone tiny tropical fish), they found there were three types of chemicals at work.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Can Access Windows Apps With DeX Dock, VMWare Software

At Samsung's S8 event in NY on Wednesday, the company promoted its phone desktop adapter, the DeX, by noting that Microsoft had updated its Office apps for Android to work properly with the new feature . Measured diagonally, the Galaxy S8 Plus boasts a 15.75-centimeter (6.2-inch) screen , while the iPhone 7 Plus has a 14-centimeter (5.5-inch) screen .

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Petrol, diesel prices raised by Rs 1/liter

Petrol price has been reduced by Rs 3.77 per litre and diesel price has been cut by Rs 2.91 per litre effective from April 1, tonight. Similarly, the rate of diesel was cut by Rs 2.91, excluding state levies. According to economic analysts consumers of petroleum products in Pakistan are now paying 38 percent higher rates for the products than prevailing global prices in worldwide market.

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Judge approves $25 million Trump University settlement

Plaintiff attorney Jason Forge, center, speaks alongside attorney Rachel Jensen, left, after a hearing for a lawsuit against President Donald Trump Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego . An attorney for that student could not immediately be reached for comment. The lawsuits allege that Trump University gave nationwide seminars that were like infomercials, constantly pressuring people to spend more and, in the end, failing to deliver.

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Ryan suggests House Republicans will get another crack at health care

Under the GOP plan, state Medicaid expansion would have been phased out, and Medicaid would have been administered among states on a capped basis. It relied on tax credits to help consumers purchase insurance that for many people would be less generous than under Obama's statute.

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NASA astronauts just lost a key piece of the International Space Station

It was an eighth spacewalk for Whitson, who surpassed the 50-hour, 40-minute record previously held by NASA astronaut Sunita Williams . In this Thursday, Nov. The objective of the spacewalk was to adjust a docking port, which will essentially be a parking spot for SpaceX and Boeing commercial crew capsules , the AP reports.

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Florida sheriff's deputies drag gator through furniture store

Local police actually brought the gator inside because the route to the nearest pond went straight through the store. It's mating season, so these creatures are showing up all over the place. The gator was spotted in the parking lot in front of American Freight Furniture in Holiday , employee Peter Soto told FOX 13. An alligator was spotted taking refuge under a vehicle in Florida.

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Bixby is the long-awaited virtual assistant by Samsung

Of course Bixby will be released with Galaxy S8 where users will find a set of preinstalled applications will be Bixby-enabled. What is clear is that the AI engine will work across the entirety of Samsung devices. To launch Samsung Pay, customers should swipe up on a compatible phone, select the card, authenticate using a fingerprint or PIN and bring the phone close to the PoS terminal.

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Samsung, Apple Intensify Battle for Smartphone Users

The screens on the S8 and S8+ measure 5.8 inches and 6.2 inches respectively, covering most of the front of the phones. The Galaxy S8 comes in some lovely colours: Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold. The Galaxy S8 will go on sale April 21. All four carriers are also offering a special deal from Samsung that includes a free Gear VR headset and controller (valued at $179) and Oculus Bonus Content for preorder buyers, while supplies last.

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SpaceX makes history after landing used Falcon 9 rocket

Musk's Falcon 9 rocket, meantime, contains a column looking portion considered as the first stage that propelled the unmanned Dragon cargo ship to space a year ago, returning to an upright landing on an ocean platform, The Journal reported.

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Ford Recalls 440K Vehicles For Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

The recalls consist of 211,000 vehicles in North America to replace possibly malfunctioning side door latches and 230,000 automobiles for under-hood fire threats. Dealers also will check coolant levels for owners. And in cases where the vehicles are overheating and are leaking coolant, owners are advised to drive them to the nearest dealer.

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Samsung's Bixby AI assistant can see as well as talk

The smartphones' USA pricing has seen somewhat jump of 15%, so of the same pattern is followed in India then Samsung Galaxy S8 is likely to be priced around at Rs 55,000 and Galaxy S8 + at Rs 65,000. The launch follows Samsung's botched release of the Note 7 , which was recalled twice after fires. This was three months after the smartphone's first launched at USA carriers.

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Samsung DeX Station for Galaxy S8 finally gets a price tag

The S8 features Bixby , Samsung's new artificial intelligent digital assistant, which responds to spoken commands, allowing users to control their phones with their voices alone. As with previous models, the S8 is water and dust resistant and features a memory card slot to supplement 64 gigabytes of built-in storage. The caveat to the sale of the phone on one of eBay's seller's sites read , "Item will be provided from overseas, so you will have to wait for 50-55 days".

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Samsung Will Give Combusting Galaxy Note 7's A Second Life

Following pressure from environmental groups, tech giant Samsung has finally revealed its plans for all the Galaxy Note7s that were pulled from the market because of faulty, exploding batteries. Apparently, after using a reported 200,000 returned phones for testing, Samsung still has over 2.5 million left in inventory. This news comes as Samsung announces initiatives they'll be taking to ensure that each and every Note 7 is recycled properly "in an environmentally-friendly manner".

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Microsoft Will Sell a "Customized" Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus

According to DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, the Galaxy S8 range is Samsung's promise to only create the best smartphones. Samsung has unveiled new versions of its flagship smartphone as it looks to bounce back from the disaster of its fire-prone Note 7 handset.

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Historic SpaceX rocket launch could transform spaceflight

The Falcon 9 first stage aced its landing again tonight, settling softly onto the deck of the drone ship " Of Course I Still Love You ". "This is going to be ultimately a huge revolution in spaceflight", SpaceX founder Elon Musk said after the successful mission, calling it an "amazing day" for the space industry.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief 'sought to reveal Russian election meddling in mid-2016'

The crux of his speech was focused on the nature of law enforcement and intelligence, but Comey was invariably asked questions about his role in leading investigations into both Hillary Clinton's email scandal and the Trump administration's alleged Russian Federation ties.

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Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man on real streets

In order to play, all you have to do is open up your Google Maps app. If you tap the button, the app will whisk you to a seemingly random spot somewhere in the world for a game of Ms. For me, I chose downtown Raleigh, NC for my Ms. Pac-Man gaming session. Given that today is Friday, the temptation to procrastinate is stronger than usual, but Google Maps has seen to it that productivity is nearly certain to take a nosedive.

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Floods hinder rescue in Australia post Debbie

The storm quickly weakened as it moved inland, but continued to dump rain across Queensland and New South Wales through Thursday. Massive floods in the wake of tropical cyclone Debbie hit two eastern Australia states on Thursday and Friday, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.

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Stephen King Movie The Dark Tower Delayed Again

With that original premiere date, the movie would have gone up against the R-rated action film Atomic Blonde , which would have meant that both films would have been appealing to the same target audience. Doing justice to a fantasy series that spans eight books can be hard, but it can be even more daunting to capture the project's scale and breadth. After all, there could be a lot of work yet to be done on the movie ...

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Malaysia Agrees to Send Kim Jong-nam's Body to N.Korea

Three North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder of the estranged half-brother of their country's leader returned home on Friday along with the body of victim Kim Jong Nam after Malaysia agreed a swap deal with the reclusive state.

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Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch on April 21

If you're a Microsoft fan, perhaps it is. Samsung is calling its latest brainchild the "smartphone without limits" and that has got a lot to do with its looks; after all, isn't that what strikes you first about a brand new phone? The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are meant to work well with video and with Samsung's own VR headset, Gear VR.

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Peggy Whitson Surpasses Sunita Williams' Record With Eighth Spacewalk

The goal of the six-and-a-half hour space walk is to continue upgrading the International Space Station for the arrival of commercial spaceships in the years to come. EST (1129GMT) and reentering at 2:33 p.m. (!833GMT). After today, Whitson will have accumulated 59 hours in spacewalking, but hey, that could grow - she won't be back on Earth until some time in spring .

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The Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Trading Up 10.9% After Insider Buying Activity

In the last quarter, insiders purchased 2,087,136 shares of company stock valued at $17,322,858. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $-2.86 and $-3.08, respectively, according to 2 analysts. Receive Sears Holdings Corporation News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and ...

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Wind Advisory from midnight through noon Saturday

The winds may also be strong enough to damage to trees and structures. SAN DIEGO- Gusty and potentially damaging winds are expected to develop in parts of San Diego County Thursday. The National Weather Service forecast for Modesto includes just a slight chance of rain showers Thursday morning, but wind gusts in the area could reach as high as 35 miles per hour Thursday and Friday.

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Arsene Wenger reveals Arsenal transfer plans for the summer

Wenger's future is once again dominating the agenda in the build-up to Arsenal's clash with Manchester City on Sunday that could have a major bearing on both clubs' hopes of finishing in the top-four. "I have to come back to the strength of the team as much as I can". I hope he'll stay at the club. "It's sad for me to see how many people are treating him the way they are".

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Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

On Thursday evening, Trump tagged Republican congressmen Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Jim Jordan of OH and Raul Labrador of Idaho, contending that if they would "get on board we would have both great health care, massive tax cuts and reform".

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EU offers Spain veto right over Gibraltar in Brexit talks

The move will inflame already high tensions over the status of "the Rock", which has been held by the United Kingdom since 1713 and is home to United Kingdom military bases. The status of Gibraltar compounds United Kingdom constitutional challenges including the break-down of devolution in the North of Ireland, and calls for a fresh referendum on independence in Scotland.

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How to Watch SpaceX's Historic Rocket Launch Tonight

Longtime customer SES got a discount for agreeing to use a salvaged rocket, but wouldn't say how much. But now it's taken one of the rockets that it landed past year and launched and landed it again. This particular one was first launched in April 2016, and was put on the launchpad last night equipped with a communications satellite. Did you get that? Having first been used on a resupply mission to the ISS in April a year ago, the Falcon 9 in question was refurbished over a four-month ...

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Comcast to Offer Streaming TV Starting at $15 a Month

Comcast's Xfinity Instant TV service has not yet been announced, though it is likely going to be rolled out into more markets across the United States by the end of 2017. Considering Xfinity Instant TV will be a lot like Stream, it could give Comcast subscribers a huge perk by not counting toward their data caps. The TV streaming service was enabled to provide content onto PCs, tablets and phones and they have to pass via a broadband modem.

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NASA's new searchable library lets you get your space fix

NASA's image and video library . If successful, it will be the first travel in deep space - that is to say past the global space station - in the 45 years since the last Apollo mission in December 1972. For the last few years, the agency's envisioned "Journey to Mars" campaign has included the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), an effort to pluck a boulder from a near-Earth asteroid and drag the rock to lunar orbit, where it could be visited by astronauts aboard Orion .

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World's Oldest Female Astronaut Sets New Record in Space

Mission Control advised the astronauts to use the cover that they removed from a relocated docking port as a substitute. "You guys came up with a fantastic plan on short notice", Whitson told Mission Control . It was Whitson's eighth spacewalk , also a record for a female astronaut . Kimbrough and Pesquet will prepare for the robotic move of PMA-3 on March 30 by disconnecting cables and electrical connections on it.

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Samsung Unveils Bixby, Its Siri Competitor

That is to say, Samsung wants Bixby to support the "complete" range of tasks of any certain app that can be done with touch. "Bixby will help remove friction, simplify user education with new voice interfaces and will make using your phone even more seamless and intuitive".

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Microsoft will sell a custom version of Samsung Galaxy S8

Post this, the device will see Cortana, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote, Bing, Groove, Skype, MSN News etc on the Galaxy S8 . Microsoft has been heavily pushing its services with Android apps lately, and the Galaxy S8 already comes with a couple of Microsoft apps, like Office.


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