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Qantas's inflight internet wi-fi takes off

So no matter where you're sitting, Qantas has made sure you can stream shows and movies or get some work done just as quickly as the next person. The Qantas rival said the three-month testing period will be used to test the customer response to the GoGo's 2Ku technology on which passengers will also be able to use streaming services such as Netflix, Pandora and Stan.

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Tighten your seat belts: Climate change could increase air turbulence

The study specifically looked at anthropogenic climate change, or climate changes caused by human activity in transatlantic winter flights. The prevalence of air turbulence in general would likely increase anywhere between 36% and 188%, Williams found.

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Close up pictures of Jupiter taken by Hubble Space Telescope

However, the Great Red Spot is slowly shrinking - a trend seen since the late 1800s. Jupiter is extra close and extra bright this week, and that means some incredible, new close-ups. The final image shows a sharp view of Jupiter and reveals a wealth of features in its dense atmosphere . With its vast and powerful storms and hundreds of smaller vortices, the atmosphere of Jupiter is divided into several distinct, colourful bands, parallel to the equator.

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AT&T, Comcast, Verizon to gain from Internet privacy rules signed by Trump

The easing of restrictions has sparked growing anger on social media sites. Verizon does not sell the personal web browsing history of our customers. AT&T and Verizon are the biggest internet providers. Within this regulation, the ISP's will need consumer content before they use a certain geolocation, health information, financial information, children's information and web browsing history for marketing and advertisement purposes.

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More than half Americans approve of Obamacare now

It will, however, be the fault of Republican lawmakers who refuse to work on simply fixing the weaker components of the ACA and instead want to give huge tax breaks to the insurance companies. That proposal was included in the failed GOP overhaul. The failure to secure a deal on health care has left both Trump's and Republicans's approval ratings at record lows just months into a new administration.

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Probable Team Of KKR And GL

However, they both exuded confidence about their own batting and their team's chances in IPL 2017. Although, being a newbie, Gujarat led by Suresh Raina made an impact by finishing on top of the points table. In Darren Bravo, Manish Pandey and Chris Lynn , the Knight Riders have batsmen known to intimidate the opponent. Brendon McCullum against Piyush Chawla promises to be an exciting contest; in the context of the IPL, the KKR leg-spinner has dismissed the Kiwi batsman on four occasions ...

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Xbox Scorpio will cost $499 according to Digital Foundry

Xbox Scorpio will be without this key Xbox One feature when the holiday 2017 release date rolls around. An adapter was also needed if you wanted to buy the Xbox One S console too. Hz more than its PlayStation 4 Pro rival and 0.55GHz more than the current Xbox One S. The gaming site said performance was "remarkable", with the console's additional power bringing benefits for games running in high definition as well as 4K.

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Nintendo Switch 2.1.0 Firmware Update Available with New Features

You can see a crack of daylight at the center. Some Nintendo Switch units are warping, with the suggestion the warping occurs when in docked mode. Speaking of the console, it looks like the Switch is still available online and in some retails stores.

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Billionaire JB Pritzker to announce Illinois governor bid

Pritzker, 52, acknowledged his own wealth and opportunity. CHICAGO, April 6 Billionaire investor J.B. Pritzker, heir to the Hyatt Hotels Corp fortune, formally entered a growing Democratic field for IL governor on Thursday, labeling Republican Bruce Rauner a "failure" as the state's chief executive.

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Trump's security adviser reaffirms plan to deploy missile defence system - Seoul

Cheong Seong-chang, a senior research fellow at Sejong Institute outside Seoul , said that could come in the form of another nuclear or ICBM test after the summit. North Korea failed in an attempt to launch a ballistic missile from its east coast two weeks ago. According to the report, the launch was more of a comment than a loud provocation: a USA defense official confirmed the missile was a SCUD, rather than an advanced ballistic missile, and it turned out to be a dud.

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Kremlin support for Assad not unconditional

The strikes did not target sections of the Syrian base where Russian forces were believed to be present. Asked whether his country would give access to a fact-finding mission over the use of chemical weapons, he said: "Our experiences with worldwide investigating committees were not encouraging , because they come out of Damascus with certain indications which then change at their headquarters".

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SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket into orbit

But Musk said his company has so far spent about $1 billion to develop reusability for the launch booster, the most expensive part of the rocket. SpaceX has stated reusing hardware reduces the cost of launching a Falcon 9 rocket by about 30 percent.

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Astronomers detect atmosphere around Earth-like planet, could be a 'water world'

The type of star GJ 1132b is orbiting also makes the planet of particular interest - its host star is a low-mass red dwarf, which are incredibly common throughout the Universe and are frequently found to host small, Earth-like planets. Using this data, astronomers at the University of Cambridge and at the Max Planck Institute created simulations of the atmosphere and found it consistent with one rich in water vapor and methane.

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GOP health bill in shambles, House commences two-week break

The Washington Post's Robert Costa reported that the meeting between White House officials including Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and House leaders including Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was tense.

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Russia open to extending international space station partnership -agency chief

She will now return to Earth in September with NASA's Jack Fischer and Roscosmos' Fyodor Yurchikhin. "Peggy's skill and experience makes her an incredible asset aboard the space station", said Kirk Shireman, NASA's International Space Station Programme Manager.

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Roy Hodgson gets job at Man City's sister club in Australia

According to The Guardian , the 69 year old will take on an advisory role at Melbourne in a short term capacity for a period of about one month. The Melbourne deal has come about through Hodgson's friendship with CFG director Brian Marwood, the former Arsenal player who works on football matters throughout the multi-club group.

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NYC Ferry to Cast Off a Month Early

The city is making a $335 million bet that the service will attract millions of passengers traveling between Manhattan and waterfront neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx that are now a distant walk from overcrowded subways. "Rockaway residents have some of the longest commute times in the city", Mayor Bill de Blasio said in the press release highlighting the news. Trips from Soundview in the Bronx and the Lower East Side are scheduled to begin next year.

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TLC Unveil Album Release Date, Request Fans' Title Ideas

The legendary R&B group - now working as a duo - recently kicked off a Kickstarter page to help fund their new album. Girl music band TLC have announced the release date of their final album and it will be released on June 30. Though their album, the first since 2002's 3D - has a drop date, Diggins asked backers for one more favor: a title. This final TLC album will be the group's first since the 2002 death of member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes .

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Sony is getting into VR arcade business

Of course one of the reasons that the PlayStation VR along with other VR headsets are facing slow sales is the fact that the units and technology at the current moment are still rather pricey. If Sony can find suitors that can use the PlayStation VR for non-traditional gaming or research purposes, more power to them. Sony added that it doesn't now have plans to run its own VR facilities, though would like to install PSVR at places such as theme parks and arcades, with Japan being the ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Plans To Roll Back Decades Of Police Reform

But Justice Department lawyer John Gore said Attorney General Jeff Sessions is anxious about whether the agreement "will achieve the goals of public safety and law enforcement while at the same time protecting civil rights". Activists and civil rights groups criticized the Department of Justice's (DOJ) pause on police reform, calling the move "alarming" Tuesday. East Haven is one of 14 municipalities across the country operating under a consent decree, which forces police and town ...

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After Samsung Galaxy S8, the company has reportedly started working on S9

The enterprise-level security feature is, at its core, created to allow you to keep both personal and work information on their phone. The iPhone 7 Plus, on the other hand, houses Siri. Now you will see a button on the top right corner of the screen which will open up custom keys. The slim design, large screens, and lightweight nature of the devices made them simply irresistible.

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Trump is on the losing side of history on coal, climate change

Trump's executive order asks the EPA to rewrite the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan - a rule that limits carbon emissions from power plants and requires states to reduce emissions by nearly a third by 2030. As with Trump's promises for the revitalization of coal country , all of this will be more complicated than suggested. "What's been going on is a switch to more natural gas and away from coal ", Kelly said.

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State House Budget Debate Expected to be Long and Heated

Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Zerwas is the leader of the House budget planning. "The House, I believe, sent a resounding message that we support our neighborhood schools and we don't want to divert money in any shape or form to support any sort of voucher scheme", said state Rep.

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Trump expected to overturn FCC privacy rules

Lawmakers and those in the pro-camp said the move was good for business, particularly to help advertisers better target content toward consumers. Groups like ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have always supported the Federal Communications Commission and former president Barack Obama in their efforts to implement those privacy rules.

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Find culprits in Syria attack (2)

At least 70 people were killed in the attack, which eyewitnesses described as a fog of chemicals which enveloped men, women, and young children, leaving many to suffocate, choke, or foam at the mouth. Syria and Israel remain officially at war, though the border was quiet for decades until Syria's civil war began in 2011. President Donald Trump said the massacre went "beyond a red line" and had changed his opinion of Assad, while U.S.

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Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters Tournament

Johnson, the reigning U.S. Open champion, would have been the first player in 41 years to tee off at the Masters coming off three-straight tournament wins. PGA Tour star Gary Woodland and his wife Gabby practice golf in paradiseWhy can't I watch all the Masters on TV? Johnson is scheduled to tee off for his first round at 2pm on Thursday, the last tee time of the day.

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Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War 3 open beta starts this month

Relic Game's Warhammer: Dawn of War franchise is soon to expand into its third generation, but before it does, there will be an open beta, letting us test the game out and Relic make sure that its servers are up to snuff. If you are keen to try out the game's factions - Space Marines, Eldar, and Orks to prepare yourself before the game officially launches 27th April then sign up here.

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Donors pledge $6 billion in aid for Syria in Brussels

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told reporters there was "no doubt" that Assad was responsible for the attack. The conference, which was organized by the European Union and United Nations (UN) and had the future of Syria as the central topic, ended this Wednesday (5).

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.1 for iPhone, iPad

The update includes a handful of new features such as Find My AirPods. Gal Beniamini, a security researcher at Google Project Zero , uncovered a bug that enabled a nearby attacker to run code on an iOS device's Wi-Fi chip. As it turns out, it was working on a security fix for the OS, and iOS 10.3.1 was released to supported devices today. The update brings iOS 10.3 support for devices running 32-bit processor such as iPhone 5 and 5c.

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Facebook rolls out limited version of M, Messenger's AI assistant, across US

Who knows? You may fall in love with it. M Suggestions could potentially evolve to recommend bots for you to pull into your conversations. Write "You owe me $20" and Messenger will suggest you use its payments feature. Where is Facebook M available? Chudnovsky tells us that the idea of M was to do everything for a small group of people just to see what Facebook could learn from the experiment .

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Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed, Don Schlitz to join Hall of Fame

Alan Jackson revealing not only is he honored, the Country Music Hall of Fame chose him for induction this year. This year's inductees for the Country Music Hall of Fame were announced this morning in Nashville. "But I think he was surprised to see it happen so big", he reflects. He loved Country Music and would be so deeply humbled and appreciative if he was here.

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Neil Gorsuch set to ascend to the US Supreme Court

Democrats also remain livid over McConnell's decision last year to deny consideration to then-President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, who was ignored for the better part of a year by Senate Republicans after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Galaxy S8 can't differentiate between photo and real human face

According to the company, the new smartphones push the boundaries of traditional smartphones with "its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings". Samsung will reveal and release a limited quantity of the Galaxy X on select areas. He added, "In addition to the new design innovations, Samsung continues to deliver cutting-edge technology including an advanced camera , enhanced performance and more to the devices that users love".

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide chlorpyrifos

This week, he chose Dow. It contends putting off a decision for what could be many more years complies with a court order to act by March 31, because “the courts order does not and cannot compel EPA to complete the registration review of chlorpyrifos in advance of the October 1, 2022 deadline” in the statute.

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South Korea Tests 800 Km Range Ballistic Missile

Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said he was expecting North Korea would do something to coincide with the Trump-Xi summit, perhaps conduct a nuclear test. "For North Korea, making advancements on missile and nuclear weapons technology is the clear priority, and political and diplomatic considerations come second", said Kim Dong-yub, an analyst at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies.


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