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Democrats Can Filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Vote. Will Republicans Trigger the 'Nuclear Option?'

Sen. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was certain Mr Gorsuch would be confirmed this week. Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Samsung Confirms They'll Re-Release the Galaxy Note 7

A refurbished mobile phone refers to a repaired phone that is back on sale at a cheaper price after being returned to the seller due to manufacturing defects. The smartphone will then go through a process of metal extraction using environmental-friendly methods. That rumor from February which talked about this said the refurbished handsets would be sold in emerging markets such as India and Vietnam .

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Terror in St. Petersburg: Metro explosion leaves 10 dead

Russia's health minister says that 10 people died in the subway explosion in St. Petersburg. A member of the Investigative Committee said the blast is an act of terrorism, and Interfax said two people are being sought, one for planting the explosive device on the train, and one for second device that was defused.

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Hotel fraternity not to move SC over liquor ban

The Supreme Court order had banned liquor vends within 500 metres of national highways and state highways from April 1. Cities of Mumbai , Delhi and Gurugram are the worst hit the ban as many pubs and hotels along the highways have gone dry.

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Watch Police Officers Shoot Suspect With His Own Gun

The officer who first opened fire claims he saw Sanchez point the gun at his face before he shot, yet White admits the video may not show that. In the video, you hear officers ordering Sanchez not to reach for a gun in his waistband when the suspect runs and wrestles with one of the officers.

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Russian media say 10 dead in St. Petersburg blast

After a few hours of differing casualty tolls, health minister Veronika Skvortsova said 10 people died from the blast. TASS posted a YouTube video with cellphone footage showing people walking through a smoke-filled station. "Those who suffered during the terrorist act in the St. Petersburg metro will be provided with all the necessary assistance", he said in a message on Facebook.

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Exploit Attacks Your Smart Tv Through Over The Air Signals

Scheel also notes that the code can be altered to attack a wider range of smart TVs. Internet security firms have a new problem to tackle. This type of attack would allow hackers to access other devices in the home network and spy on people with the TV's camera and microphone, the hacker said.

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Severe Weather-Southern Plains-The Latest story

Kelley Gene Williamson, 57, of Cassville, Missouri, was driving the Suburban. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock. Massey says, "I just feel like God must have needed a couple angels, because he took two from us, two good men". Sometimes the storm chasers are not even after money but the thrill of hearing their names read on the air.

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Samsung bringing back refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Samsung in a statement to CNET said it wouldn't offer the refurbish Galaxy Note 7 in the US. Samsung will also contract companies that specialize in extracting precious metals - like copper and gold - from the remaining devices. The tech giant initially planned to begin the refurbishment program after completing the first round of the recall program of Note 7 in September previous year, but the plan was postponed as more fire and explosion cases took place, according to industry ...

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Final Four averaged 16.8 million viewers

Controversy: Tar Heels coach Roy Williams launches expletive-laced tirade when a reporter mentions the words "academic fraud" and "vacate". "I would say the biggest thing we'll focus on is trying to eliminate them from getting as many post touches as possible".

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China poised to take lead on climate after Trump's policy moves

But while it will slow the decline in US greenhouse gas emissions, it will not have a major impact on global emissions. Before the 2015 global climate negotiations in Paris, Wal-Mart was one of 81 companies that promised to reduce emissions.

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Nintendo Switch emulator SCAM - don't get caught out, security experts warn

A Symantec spokesperson said that most of the websites that promote free Nintendo Switch Emulator start off by saying that in order to unlock the download link for the software, the user must first complete a survey. Everyone is advised to take extra effort to check the legitimacy of Amazon reseller accounts before buying a Nintendo Switch from them. This appears to be more than just an isolated case, however.

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Trump aide lashes out at Freedom Caucus lawmaker

Trump said in Thursday tweet after the House Freedom Caucus members effectively derailed the Republican-led health care bill last month. Amash responded in less than an hour, claiming the Trump administration and establishment "have merged into #Trumpstablishment ".

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Over 20 million people in United Kingdom are physically inactive, reveals report

The charity warns that the United Kingdom is suffering one of the most significant national health crises and says that even physically active people are risking cardiovascular disease if they don't take part in regular vigorous exercise. In the United Kingdom alone it causes one in ten premature deaths from coronary heart disease, and one in six deaths overall, it said. "Every pound raised will help fund vital research in the fight against heart disease".

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McConnell: Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch 'will be confirmed this week'

If confirmed to fill a vacancy created by the February 2016 death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, Gorsuch, 49, a federal appeals court judge from Colorado, would restore the nine-seat high court's conservative majority, fulfilling one of Trump's top campaign promises.

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Scientists Grow 'Super-Potatoes' In Extreme Mars-like Conditions

A new study has proven that the tuber crop will grow in conditions that are very similar to those found on the Red Planet. The researchers believe that their experiments show that potatoes could one day be grown on Mars. Later on, researchers discovered the winning potato species that was unique. In a second stage, scientists planted one of the most robust varieties in the even more extreme conditions of the simulator.

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US man suffers burns from being nearly electrocuted by phone on charge

Fortunately, Day was able to break the chain off his neck in time. After having learnt his lesson the hard way, Day wanted to share his message with others who sleep next to their charging phones. "Many older cords are made with small wire that can overheat easily". Smartphone users are advised to keep their devices on a nearby table, chair or the floor when they're connected to chargers.

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Patrol: Inmate suspected in beating death of serial killer

A serial killer and former nurse's aide who was known as the "Angel of Death" has died on Thursday after being attacked two days earlier inside of an OH prison, the Associated Press reported . He told his former attorney the killings began in 1970 when was at Marymount Hospital in Kentucky. Harvey killed most of his victims by poisoning them with substances like cyanide, rat poison, petroleum distillate or arsenic, which he often mixed into beverages or foods like freshly baked pie.

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Ecuador leftist claims victory, conservative demands recount

Lasso and his supporters claimed victory and began celebrating in the streets of the capital as soon as exit polls showed them winning - waving flags and honking vehicle horns wildly. As a campaign promise, Lasso had vowed to have Assange removed from his quarters in London within 30 days of taking office. Both candidates claimed victory before the first ballots were even counted.

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Facebook, Mozilla and others launch $14mn fund to support news integrity

Knight Foundation, the Tow Foundation, AppNexus and Betaworks. World's largest networking site, Facebook Inc., along with Mozilla, City University of NY, and several other industry leaders have launched a $14 million fund to support news integrity, said a post on the CUNY website.

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Samsung Elec confident Galaxy S8 series to do better than bestseller S7

According to a Samsung Insider, the R&D team is working on another model that is going to be available a few weeks after the S8, S8+ availability. This differs from the standard edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 only a tiny bit - OneDrive, Skype, and Office all come aboard the standard versions of both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.

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Jerry Jones wants National Football League to relax rules against marijuana use

Despite the fact that Jones wants the marijuana policy to change, apparently, he was reminded by his fellow owners that a change won't be coming anytime soon because it's something that would have to be collectively bargained. Second-year running back Ezekiel Elliott is now under investigation by the National Football League due to a number of off-field situations including alleged domestic violence.

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W. Mosul's old quarter hit by airstrike; 11 killed

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top commander for USA and coalition forces in the fight against the Islamic State, has also directed a formal, in-depth investigation, known as a 15-6, into the airstrikes, Scrocca said . "We have not relaxed the rules of engagement", Votel said. US -backed forces are attempting to push IS fighters out of west Mosul after having liberated the less-populated eastern part of Iraq's second-largest city.

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Staley says she would go to White House if invited

Before Sunday's game, SC coach Dawn Staley said Mississippi State's enormous upset of UConn, a game that ended the Huskies' 111-game winning streak, had "breathed life" into women's college basketball. The Bulldogs got it to within 4 points in the fourth quarter, but then the Gamecocks went on a 12-2 run to seal the victory. The Bulldogs fouled USC 11 times and the Gamecocks made them pay, going 12-15 of the line in the half.

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Sean Spicer Says Trump Wants Flynn to Testify

This week, the White House latched onto a month-old television interview from an Obama administration official who said she encouraged congressional aides to gather as much information on Russian Federation as possible before the inauguration.

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Bridgegate Verdicts - Did Baroni and Kelly Get What They Deserved?

But Assistant US Attorney Lee Cortes said Baroni should have known better and alerted authorities to the plot instead of helping to cover it up. He called Baroni's behavior "out of the playbook of some dictator in a banana republic". A date for his sentencing has not been set. Wildstein is the mastermind behind the scheme who agreed to spend up to 27 months in prison under terms of a plea deal in exchange for testifying against Baroni and Kelly.

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Arkham VR is coming to HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift

With the Oculus Rift anniversary sale soon coming to an end, it's now time for the HTC Vive-which launched just a week after the Rift-to get in on the celebration. These include some of the most popular experiences such as TheBlu, Everest VR, Fantastic Contraption , Mars Odyssey and others. Using what HTC is simply calling VR Ad Service , Viveport developers will now be able to easily place a variety of video ads, banner ads, 360° video and cinema-scale ads into their virtual experiences.

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Android beats Windows to become the internet's most used operating system

Aodhan Cullen, the CEO of StatCounter, reckons this marks the end of Microsoft's decades-long winning streak. "It also represents a major breakthrough for Android which held just 2.4% of global internet usage share only five years ago". In the desktop PC and laptop market, Windows still dominates, with an 84 per cent share. StatCounter, which gets its data from 2.5 million websites, ranked iOS as the third most popular OS for getting online with 13.09%; only.75% of internet usage came from ...

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Moto X (2017) render and specs leaked again

The Moto X (2017) is expected to feature a dual camera system on the back with at least one of the cameras being a 13 megapixel unit. Going by the specifications and the leaks, it seems like Moto X will be more of a budget-oriented handset and will come with an uninspiring design, which might make it hard for the company to generate interest in the smartphone.

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Trump Says US Ready to Act Alone on North Korea

On his inaugural trip to Asia last month, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would consider military action against North Korea if provoked. Threats and sanctions, including China's recent cut-off of coal imports from North Korea, have failed to deter Pyongyang's drive to become a nuclear armed power.

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Idea Cellular Launches Postpaid Rs 300 Plan Offering 1GB per Day

After having subscribed to Prime (before March 31), in case, you had recharged for Rs 149, yop need to visit the Jio app and recharge for Rs 303. Although, the plan will be available only for Idea's postpaid customers and prepaid users will have to wait for the telco to announce something interesting.

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Reckitt Benckiser looks at food business sale

The FTSE 100-listed firm's confirmation follows a report in the Sunday Times saying the disposal is being considered to help fund its US$16.6bn takeover of USA baby food maker Mead Johnson (NYSE:MJN). Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc is a manufacturer and marketer of health, hygiene and home products. Bank of America Corp, Robey Warshaw LLP, Deutsche Bank AG and HSBC Holdings Plc advised Reckitt on the purchase of Mead Johnson .

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Apple May Offer Premium TV Bundle With HBO And More

This could possibly work for Apple and they may be able to convince the TV companies to sign up to a bundle deal as they already sell these three networks individually. Apple's efforts, however, would allow a consumer to subscribe to just those three premium channels. The tech industry news site reports that the company has talked to HBO, Showtime, and Starz - three premium United States networks - about selling their offerings in a combined package.

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Venezuela Top Court Reverses Ruling on National Assembly Powers

The top United Nations human rights official urged Maduro's government to uphold rights to peaceful assembly. "We denounce the conspiracy by the region's right-wing to attack Venezuela's democratic system", Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said on Twitter .

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Family: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Sara Payne-Mcfarland wrote on Facebook: "SO, SO SORRY to inform everyone - Kurt has passed away from the injuries he received during the attack in London". The couple had planned to return to the United States Thursday. "We express our gratitude to the emergency and medical personnel who have cared for them and ask for your prayers on behalf of Melissa and our family", the family's statement said.


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