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US, Japan agree to boost military defence against North Korea

Tillerson also might stop making routine statements after every North Korean provocation or missile launch, Bong said. The State Department issued a terse statement from America's top diplomat acknowledging "yet another" launch and saying "We have no further comment".

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Apple sued by regulator over refusal to service 'bricked' iPhones

Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Apple claiming that the bricking happened in a software update which had cracked screens fixed by third parties and then refused to unlock them on the grounds that customers had had the devices serviced by non-Apple repairers.

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Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users

In building this new version, Twitter has kept the following core pillars as the center of attention for designing the experience - data usage minimization, resilient experience on sluggish network connections and smaller size (takes up less than 1 MB on their devices).

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High wind advisory issued

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour or wind gusts of 40 miles per hour or higher are expected. High temperatures near 50 degrees are expected Tuesday , near 39 degrees Wednesday, near 41 degrees Thursday and near 49 degrees Friday , the weather service said.

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Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph US response

Rycroft asked. "We had a plan, and we had the support, and you rejected it to protect Assad". His comments also suggested a growing awareness that an American president - even an unconventional one like him - is looked to as defender of human rights and a barometer of when nations have violated worldwide norms.

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'Google Play Music' subscription now in India

Google is offering a 30-day trial and if the user subscribes within 45 days, it is offering the service at a discounted price of Rs 89 per month. Google is a late entrant to the streaming game in India as compared to local players such as Saavn, Gaana and Wynk.

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Trump Condemns Assad for Using Chemical Weapons Against Syrian Citizens

Mr Gowan said that many countries at the United Nations thought the U.S. and Ms Haley would "buddy up" with Russian Federation in the Security Council in order to come to some sort of bargain over Syria. Trump replied with a harsh "America First" take: "I'd let them all fight with each other - focus on USA!" He calls the attack a "horrible thing, unspeakable" and says, "It's a awful affront to humanity".

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Tesla deliveries surge by 150% in Germany as local presence increases

That would be significantly cheaper than Tesla's current models - the Model X, an SUV, and the Model S, a sporty saloon, both priced at more than $70,000. These vehicles were, of course, scheduled for delivery during Q2 2017. This came on the back of the company struggling to meet its deliveries in the a year ago.

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Millions in Southeast at risk of high winds, tornadoes, hail

Confidence is high there could be damaging thunderstorm winds and hail, and limited confidence exists for the chance of flooding and tornadoes for northeast SC and southeast North Carolina, Pfaff said. The storm also moved through Lexington and Columbia, where heavy rain and hail were the biggest problems. "I'd definitely pay attention to weather conditions".

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Kashmir's stone pelters are just fighting for the nation, says Farooq Abdullah

But the person, who is pelting stone, has nothing to do with tourism. Abdullah is contesting from the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency as a candidate for the NC-Congress alliance in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that elections should not be taken as a fight between NC and PDP but it is a fight to defeat communal forces and to protect secularism. "This is nothing but political opportunism", he said.

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Atlus Issues Threat to Players who Stream Too Far Into Persona 5

Atlas is warning players to refrain from streaming the recently released Persona 5 to avoid the game being spoiled. Considering the school year only begins in April, that means streamers need to stop broadcasting a mere one third of the way through the game's story.

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South Africa's ANC stands by Zuma, rejects calls for president to quit

President Jacob Zuma consulted ANC top brass as far back as November past year about the decision to fire former finance minister Pravin Gordhan‚ deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte revealed on Wednesday. South African opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has received the backing of firebrand Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party to table a motion of no confidence against Zuma for the reshuffle.

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Ryan dampens hopes for quick revival of US healthcare overhaul

These changes directly contradict President Donald Trump's campaign promise to protect those with pre-existing conditions. Community rating: In the most basic sense, community rating means insurers can't charge people different premiums except for adjustments based on age and cost-of-living adjustments in different locations.

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Samsung Puts Strong Emphasis on Convenient and Secure Galaxy S8 Biometrics

Samsung came out with two versions with the smaller Galaxy S8 priced at $759 and boasting a 5.8-inched curved screen and the 6.2-inch screen Galaxy S8 Plus selling for $850. The batteries are the same as the Galaxy S7 range, 3000mAh and 3500mAh, respectively. Fortune magazine said, " Samsung's AI system Bixby can also answer user questions like its competitors, but where it might shine is that Bixby can send a file in the smartphone to someone in the user's contact list".

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South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

The party retains a large majority in parliament, and Zuma has easily survived previous confidence votes. At the Tuesday meeting, Zuma rejected accusations that he hadn't consulted adequately before a cabinet reshuffle that included the removal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan .

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Dad of man charged with 4 deaths shot day before

Two other men, 20-year-old Dillon and 19-year-old Raheem Jackson, ran from the scene but were found shot in different parking lots within a block of the restaurant. Additional information on the arrest and shooting is expected to be released Wednesday in a news conference. Jacobs was a documented gang member, and Harris had an extensive rap sheet as a juvenile.

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Microsoft Releases Who's In Event Planning App for iMessage

This is done through utilizing Apple Pay and the Starbucks iMessage app together which provides the seamless integration. After downloading the new update, you can access the "Starbucks Gifts" from within the iMessage app drawer in a conversation.

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Galaxy S8 Removes Home Button, the Symbol of Galaxy Series

All Galaxy S8 units are compatible with cloud computing software, as well . People can also use facial recognition to unlock the phone, which Samsung has offered in the past. It enlarged the screen by minimizing the frame, or bezel, surrounding the display; gone is a horizontal strip with the home button at the bottom. The consultancy also estimated global shipments of Samsung S8 will reach 60 million in the first year.

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IOS 10.3.1 includes bug and security fixes for iPhone or iPad

The problem is that iOS 10.3 still supports the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c, Apple's last 32-bit iPhones. The patch to iOS 10.3.1 also fixes an apparent issue that kept old iOS devices from downloading iOS 10.3 as an over-the-air update. Despite this laconic description from Cupertino, a closer look at the company's security page does shed some light on some of the content of the new update.

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Apple's Product(RED) iPhone and new 9.7-inch iPad now available for purchase

Still, Apple's announcements were notable in how small the updates were. A new, cheaper iPad also went on sale Friday. According to Synchronoss Technologies' Daniel Ives, Apple knows how to employ education to maintain itself as the primal consumer brand.

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Despite rain, golfers' kids still shine at the Masters Par 3 Contest

The 1973 Open Championship victor watched his tee shot with a 7-iron spin off the green and into Rae's Creek. He played them as though he were seeing Augusta National for the first time. Later that year, he won the U.S. Open at Pinehurst. Johnson chose to change from the draw he played with his driver off the tee for most of his life to a fade about a month prior to the 2016 Masters after he blamed wayward drives for perhaps costing him a title at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Mosul shows difficulty of removing militants from urban area

Pope Francis on Wednesday said it was "imperative and urgent" to protect civilians in Iraq. "If we did it — and I'd say there is at least a fair chance we did — it was an unintentional accident of war", he said. Further questions of US involvement have been raised based on the amount of damage in the area where civilian casualties were reported . Iraqi witnesses have said that airstrikes earlier this month killed scores of civilians.

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Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting undocumented families caught at border

Two Fort Worth contractors have made a bid. The San Diego police and sheriff's departments said they will respect constitutional rights to free speech and assembly for law-abiding protesters. As Tuesday's deadline for bids passed, U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to identify bidders or say how many there were, which is standard practice in government contracting.

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Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

The company cited a Pew Research poll of cops that concluded their jobs are harder than ever. It would automate all the reporting tasks police officers spend time on during the day to day, allowing officer to spend more time focusing on the communities they serve.

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Islamic State second-in-command killed in airstrike, Iraqi intelligence says

More than 40 leading members of the group have been killed in coalition air strikes, according to experts. "The total number of credible reports during this time period was 15", the US-led coalition said , without specifying how many civilians were killed in these incidents .

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Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

Wall Street will be parsing the document for clues into how committed policymakers appear to further interest-rate hikes this year and next. Minutes of the Fed's discussion at their March meeting released Wednesday showed near-unanimous support for the quarter-point increase in its key policy rate, the second rate hike in three months.

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White House blames Obama admin for suspected Syria chemical attack

Speaking to the press in Damascus, he reiterated that the Government provided reliable information on the introduction into Syrian territory of chemical substances for storage and use by the so-called Organization for the Liberation of the Levant led by the former Al Nusra Front.

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Facebook to use photo-matching to block repeat 'revenge porn'

Facebook will use photo-matching technologies to curb revenge porn on its site, the social media platform announced Wednesday. "When this content, often referred to as 'revenge porn, 'is reported to us, we can now prevent it from being shared on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram", Davis said.

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PPG Pushes Forward in Akzo Nobel Talks

PPG said Wednesday it will address concerns raised by Akzo Nobel, including continuing a commitment to research and keeping key operations in Europe, but urged Akzo Nobel's board to come to the table to get the details. McGarry said PPG would respect AkzoNobel's position with regard to R&D, the Dutch company's employees and its social plans. PPG repeated on Wednesday it meant to make an offer, and McGarry would not rule out a bid that lacks the endorsement of Akzo's boards.

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UNC wins NCAA men's basketball title

The Zags reached the big stage with the best team in Mark Few's 18 seasons, a mix of established players, talented transfers and a sterling recruiting class. "I told him [Monday] morning, your last high school game you won the state championship and he had like 34 points and 30 rebounds". So that's tough. It's tough to hear.

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India, UK to set-up £240 mn Green Growth Equity Fund

The Narendra Modi government has set up the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to catalyze capital from worldwide and domestic investors into infrastructure and allied sectors in India. That's the simple message I have taken with me to India this week. India has been getting a raw deal in garment trade vis-a-vis its main competitors - Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam and Pakistan - which have the advantage of either preferential agreements or quotas.

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UEFA President Ceferin criticizes Europe's top leagues

The changes were implemented after the biggest clubs had discussed forming a breakaway Super League. Ceferin made a point of not shying away from some of the most thorny issues in European football, reiterating to Europe's top clubs that he would never allow the creation of a closed Super League, telling them that "money does not rule".

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Boeing forms venture group, invests in two tech startups

Boeing has launched a new venture fund that will invest in aerospace technology, innovations in manufacturing, and cutting-edge business models. Coming out of stealth mode on 5 April, Washington-based Zunum Aero believes it can transform the regional and short-haul airline industries by building small electric planes to shuttle passengers between local airports, avoiding global hubs and their high landing fees and passenger queuing times.

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Nunes on critics: 'I don't really listen to what anyone says'

The truth is buried somewhere in classified material that is illegal to disclose. Speaking on CNN's " State of the Union ", Schiff said Nunes and the White House's actions proved that they were trying to distract from the broader question of what role, if any, Russian Federation had played in the USA election.

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O'Reilly 'a good person' who shouldn't have settled sexual harassment claims

On Saturday, O'Reilly addressed the allegations in a statement. Hyundai said it now has no ads on "The O'Reilly Factor", but it pulled spots on future episodes. "We will continue to monitor this situation as we assess our long-term strategy". Hyundai announced early Tuesday that it would remove upcoming ads from the embattled host's Fox News show due to "recent and disturbing allegations", according to CNN .


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