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Obama Cancels Meeting With Philippines President After Crude Comments

The Philippinesleader in Tuesday's statement said he feels deep regard and an affinity with Obama, and emphasised that he looked forward at irioning out differences with the US. About 900 people linked to drugs have been killed in police operations since July 1 and a further 1,500 have been classified as "deaths under investigation", a term human rights activists in the Philippines say is a euphemism for extrajudicial killings.

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Facebook News Feed turns 10, CEO Mark Zuckerberg thanks users

According to Mashable , some Facebook users on Android have started seeing the feature; but the possibility of it being available to other platforms can not be ruled out. The feature is still in the testing phase, and there are no details about when it will be available for everyone. Facebook has been busy testing other upcoming features too.

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US and China Formally Join Historic Paris Climate Agreement

In December 2015, you showed vital leadership by adopting the ground-breaking Paris Agreement. To limit the global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, global greenhouse gas emissions need to peak by 2020.

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Scots predator that ruled the seas 170 million years ago finally unveiled

The fossil was discovered in 1966 on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, by the manager of a nearby power plant. University of Edinburgh paleontologist Steve Brusatte describes the Storr Lochs Monster as "one of the crown jewels of Scottish fossils".

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UK PM in conflict with Brexiteers over immigration

Recent economic data suggests the economic impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union has not been as severe as some predicted, although British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday its economy will suffer as a result of the decision.

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Experts laud Chinese efforts to save giant panda

In 1965 they listed the Giant Panda as "Very rare but believed to be stable or increasing". Forests in the the southwestern part of China were the traditional home of the giant panda, but rapid habitat loss linked to human activity put the species at risk.

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Philippines President calls Barack Obama 'son of a whore'

The firebrand president was answering a reporter's question about how he meant to explain the extrajudicial killings to Obama, before boarding a plane to Laos for the Association of South-east Asian Nations summit. The money will be spent surveying the Asian nation for some 80 million unexploded cluster bombs dropped during a secret U.S. bombing campaign as part of the Vietnam War 40 years ago.

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Merkel vows to stay on course despite German election setback

CSU leader Horst Seehofer, Bavaria's governor, told the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung that the situation for the conservatives is "highly threatening". While Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) garnered its worst ever score in elections to the parliament in state capital Schwerin, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) maintained top place with over 30 percent.

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United Nations a steady partner in Myanmar's reform, reconciliation process: Ban Ki-moon

The new government in Myanmar has undertaken efforts to make it more inclusive and the Panglong Conference is representing the results of those efforts, Ban said. Among others, top lawmakers and ethnic leaders also pledged to support the aims of the conference. Among those absent from the conference, however, were any representatives of Myanmar's 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims, who face persecution and human rights abuses at the hands of their Buddhist neighbours in northwestern Rakhine State.

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Women do ask for pay raises, they just don't get them

The researchers from the Cass Business School in London, the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and the University of Wisconsin found that when like-for-like male and female workers asked for a raise, the men were 25 percent more likely to actually receive a hike in pay.

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Clinton, Trump campaign in battleground state of Ohio

The Post-SurveyMonkey poll also showed narrow races in North Carolina, Ohio and Arizona, which also has a long history of voting Republican. There are other Electoral College permutations that would give her the necessary votes to win. The Labor Day holiday traditionally kicks off the last stretch of campaigning ahead of the November election. In July, Trump encouraging Russian Federation to find and release the deleted emails from the private server Clinton maintained at the State ...

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Giant pandas no longer endangered

Executive Director of the WCS Africa Program, Tim Tear, said the report is a "wake-up call" and "demands more investment to support conservation in the field if we are to save this species". The group warns , though, that climate change could eliminate more than 35 percent of the animal's habitat in the next 80 years , causing a population drop.

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Google boosts fiber optic online speeds across Asia

Discussion around the FASTER system began in 2014 , when a consortium of six member companies including Google, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI, and Singtel, proposed a 9,000km transpacific cable stretching between OR in the US and Japan.

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Giant Pandas are Off the Endangered Species List

The world's largest gorilla, the eastern gorillas , has recently been classified as a "critically endangered" species on the updated International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Endangered Species. Tian Tian is the half-brother of Bai Yun, a 24-year-old female at the San Diego Zoo . The IUCN drew attention on Sunday to the 70 percent decline in the eastern gorilla population over the past 20 years.

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Philippine president reaffirms his deadly anti-drug campaign

But by Tuesday, he had done a complete U-turn in the tone of his statement. "We look forward to ironing out differences arising out of national priorities and perceptions, and working in mutually responsible ways for both countries". Duterte has had a troubled relation with the United States, criticizing its inability to stop violence in the Middle East and Africa, and citing US police shootings of black Americans.

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Michael Kors Access Smartwatches Released

A "glamorous" gold version is aimed at women, while a "sporty" black model with interchangeable leather and silicon wristbands is available for men. The Dylan and Bradshaw are also created to mimic the look of Kors' other watches, and are thus larger and heavier than many other Android Wear watches.

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G-20 pledges to reduce excessive imbalances in global economy

She is also expected to have a brief discussion with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, whose government has produced a series of demands aimed at protecting the country's firms operating in the United Kingdom from Brexit. Relations with Russian Federation have become central to the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump after the alleged hack by Moscow spooks of Democratic Party emails.

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Titanfall 2 trailers introduce us to the Titans, including one that flies

Northstar is described as "a sniper who can fly.a master of both flight and precision kills". Ion uses it's energy management abilities to divert power between it's three weapons systems. "With Titanfall 2 , we're building on that foundation by introducing a bespoke single player campaign backed by a deeper multiplayer experience that together will once again push the shooter genre forward".

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Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow

The Average price target is noted at $126.65, this average price is calculated and based on coming up with go through the consensus of analysts and stock's current price is placed at $119.32. Highland Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $327.10B market cap company.

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HUGE spiders to invade homes for autumn mating season

These spiders are an arachnophobe's best friend, as they feast on other critters, including other spiders that could be lurking around the house. "Spiders like to make their webs in undisturbed corners". Keep vegetation and flowers to the side of your house to a minimum. Some people reckon that spiders hate cedar wood, and advise arachnophobes to change all the furniture, windowsills, windowframes and doors for the pungent wood.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Specs Leaked to Feature Adequate Video Memory

The GPU107 would be the fifth GPU in the Pascal-lineup, next to GP100, GP102, GP104, and the GP106. Now, details about its specs and features have recently been leaked online giving fans the idea on what to expect once the unit hits the market.

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Oil slips towards $47 as hopes for producer action wane

Brent's crude oil prices initially surged nearly 5% at the beginning of Monday's session, but then settled at 1.6% higher to around $47.56 a barrel. Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) has offered to build 16 nuclear power units worth a total Dollars 100 billion in Saudi Arabia within the framework of the intergovernmental cooperation agreement between Rosatom and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed in June 2015.

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WWF: Giant panda no longer endangered

The latest updated Red List of Threatened Species also put the Western Gorilla, Bornean Orangutan and Sumatran Orangutan in the Critically Endangered category, while the Chimpanzee and Bonobo were listed as Endangered. The IUCN Red List now includes 82,954 species of which 23,928 are threatened with extinction. It is regarded as the most comprehensive analysis of endangered species.

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Barbra Streisand makes USA chart history with Encore album

The coup would also see them become the first British country music act to top the United Kingdom charts. Singer and actress Barbra Streisand has scored her 11th U.S. It was released on August 26 by Columbia records. She has won that top prize just once: in 1964 for her self-titled debut disc (which reached only #8 on the charts).

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New Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer explains how time works

Jangmo-o is a small Dragon type with the ability Bulletproof/Soundproof. Type: Null is a Normal type that seems to have the limbs and body parts of four-five different Pokemon . While multiple have been teased, the only one we've seen thus far is UB-01, a glass-like jellyfish style creature whose "movements resemble those of a young girl".

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Clinton says could not recall all briefings due to concussion

The documents also include technical details about how the private server was set up. The FBI cited exemptions protecting national security and investigative techniques. The FBI also discovered that there were several unsuccessful attempts to access Clinton's email account and her iCloud account that contained her email content after the Times story was published.

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Ireland doesn't want Apple's $13.5 billion in back taxes

In an interview to Irish Independent newspaper, Cook said Ireland is being "picked on". The Irish cabinet had been split as to whether an appeal made the most sense. The European Commission said Ireland offered Apple the low tax rates in order to save thousands of Apple jobs within the country. Asked if the bill would have been different if the head office of Apple's Irish unit been registered and paid tax in Bermuda, Ms Vestager said: "Not much".

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LG V20 'First New Android 7.0 Nougat Smartphone' to Launch Today

LG have been teasing their new LG V20 smartphone over the last few week, the handset will be made official at a press event which takes place tomorrow. It's claimed that the LG V20 is going to have a sliding door on the back that's similar to the HTC Desire HD and that there's going to be a button on its side which will let users open the left half of the handset.

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Samsung Issues Galaxy Note 7 Recall over Exploding Batteries

The current recall and sales halt of the Galaxy Note 7 could bring a major problem in Samsung's plans, experts believe, while some analysts think this could reflect in the company's overall profits. According to the source reports, Where Samsung has stopped the sales of one of its innovative smartphone Galaxy Note 7 in India due to the battery problem and The Samsung has been selling for only two weeks and the Samsung company declared that it has sold 2.5 million of the galaxy note 7 ...

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1000 in Myanmar protest Annan's role on Rohingya commission

Reports suggest that while speakers were set at low levels with Annan's words barely audible at times, crowds outside chanted protest slogans against the commission. But even that order sparked mass protests in Rakhine, with local Buddhists demanding the government call them "Bengalis". "You will see for yourself all the problems on the ground now", Suu Kyi, officially Myanmar state counselor and foreign minister, told commission members at a news conference.

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NASA's Juno probe snaps first images of Jupiter's north pole

Storm systems and freaky weather activities might sound like two features of Jupiter we shouldn't consider "news", given the gaseous make-up of the planet's atmosphere. This infrared image gives an unprecedented view of the southern aurora of Jupiter, as captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft on August 27, 2016. Scientists also captured images of the planet's southern aurora - dancing lights that also appear at the poles here on Earth.

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Giant pandas removed from endangered species list

As a result, the animal has been taken off the "endangered" list and is now listed as "vulnerable". According to China's State Administration of Forestry 1,864 pandas remained in the wild, with another 375 in captivity at the end of 2013.

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Giant pandas declared no longer endangered

According to IUCN , the panda population is also projected to decline. But they aren't in the clear yet - climate change is predicted to destroy more than 35 percent of the panda's bamboo habitat in the next 80 years . The second subspecies of Eastern Gorilla - the Mountain Gorilla (G b beringei ) -is faring better and has increased in number to around 880 individuals.

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Cyberpunk 2077 is now in full swing at CD Projekt Red

GameSpot also states there were over 60 open job positions available at the studio as of August 30, with many focusing on vehicle-based gameplay. Looking forward to the future, though, Cyberpunk 2077 is, on paper, an RPG rooted in a "dark future in 2077 where advanced technologies have become both the salvation and the curse of humanity".

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Snapchat Reportedly Set to Enter Augmented Reality Hardware Field

Snapchat's status in the SIG is that of an "adopter" which is a free tier that gives member companies a license to build products that are Bluetooth-enabled. Facebook has dabbled in hardware previously last year where it offered free Bluetooth beacons to business owners as part of a wireless, location-based ambient advertising push, but the idea has not yet gained traction.


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