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Project Scorpio: Five Questions We Still Have About Microsoft's New System

This unnamed outlet has apparently visited Microsoft to find out more about the Project Scorpio specs ahead of this "planned exclusive blowout of coverage". Spencer said the new Xbox would be the most powerful gaming console on the market, support virtual reality technology, and be available by the 2017 holiday season.

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Roethlisberger plans to return in 2017

Ben Roethlisberger made Steelers fans nervous when he left open the possibility of retirement following Pittsburgh's loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game. "I think at this point in my career, at my age, that's the prudent and smart thing to do every year". Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl victor, is ninth all-time with 301 touchdown passes and 10th with 46,814 passing yards.

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Windsor Syrian Canadian Council member calls United States missile strike a 'positive signal'

A previous version of this article misreported how many missiles were fired. Syria and Russian Federation said several people were killed in the cruise missile strikes . In fact, back in 2013, Russian Federation was supposed to make sure the Syrian government gave up all its chemical weapons. Western nations blamed the Syrian regime for the attack.

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EPA Says It Will Allow Continued Sale Of Controversial Pesticide

The bill, called the HONEST Act , would require the agency to use only scientific findings for which the underlying data is publicly available, potentially leaving out medical studies that do not make data public to protect patient privacy.

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U.S. says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

The council statement was issued hours before U.S. President Donald Trump meets China's President Xi Jinping at his Florida resort, where North Korea will be at the top of the agenda. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental USA within a few years. "We are now certain it was a liquid-fueled Scud", said a senior White House official, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

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Xbox Project Scorpio details and specs rumored to be unveiled this week

While the first tech specs were revealed, a price was not put on the console just yet. It is worth noting, however, that Scorpio seems set to be significantly more powerful than Sony's mid-generation PlayStation 4 Pro. The Xbox team is trying to create the most powerful console ever and get back on track. We can expect so see the actual console at E3 showcasing some of the titles Microsoft plans to unveil there.

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20 companies pull ads from O'Reilly's show

Mitsubishi : " Mitsubishi Motors takes these allegations very seriously and we have decided that we will pull our advertising at the present time ". Which is to say that, prior to detailed revelations regarding O'Reilly's reported pattern of sexual harassment and numerous settled claims, Allstate was nonplussed by former network head Roger Ailes' transgressions and unmoved by Fox News' cozy rapport with our predatory president, Donald Trump.

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Shia LeBeouf thrown out of bowling alley over meltdown

The incident took place at the Pinz bowling alley in LA, and eyewitnesses say the actor had been drinking there for three hours. The actor reportedly got belligerent in an adjoining deli, and then got into a verbal altercation with staff after they asked him to leave.

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Air India continues ban on Shiv Sena MP; cancels his tickets again

However, Mr Gaikwad said he has made no new attempt to book Air India tickets. "Safety is important and safety will not be compromised", Raju said, defending the decision to bar the MP. "Air India, however, remains committed to ensure that its employees are not assaulted and neither misbehaved with by any passenger and would always take strong action to preserve the dignity of its employees at all times".

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Rafinha ruled out for rest of the season, Barcelona confirm

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been ruled out of first-team action for four months after picking up a knee injury, the club have confirmed . They have now released a statement saying that he underwent surgery on Friday and will be out for four months.

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Gorsuch confirmed: Senate approves Supreme Court nominee, 54-45

Capitol in January. Plus, Republicans have never engaged in a partisan filibuster of a Democrat's Supreme Court nominee. Democrats denounced the GOP's use of what both sides dubbed the "nuclear option" to put Gorsuch on the court. Why is it nicknamed the "nuclear option" (a term coined in 2003 by Republican Trent Lott)? That's because the other party could filibuster, and breaking a filibuster required that larger threshold.

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Adobe's Research Team Demos Tech That Could Transform Selfie Photography

However, the company has explained that it is made possible using artificial intelligence via the Adobe Sensei platform. Now it looks like Adobe is planning to bring the tool to general photo-editing apps, but the company has not confirmed it yet.

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Uber to Waymo: We aren't using your robocar laser beam secrets

In the response to the injunction, Uber was forced to note that Waymo's self-driving technology is now ahead of the ride-hailing company's. And well, now Uber says that those files never touched their servers. Needless to say, things are getting a bit interesting between Waymo and Uber, especially since Waymo's parent company Alphabet is an investor in Uber through their Google Venture company.

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Uber's legal defense: Waymo does LiDAR better, for now

The lawsuit accuses Levandowski of downloading more than 14,000 confidential and proprietary files shortly before his resignation. Uber's defense doesn't dispute that Levandowski stole the files; it just says that those files never made it to Uber's servers, and didn't influence the design of Uber's LIDAR.

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U.S. fires 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syrian airbase

US President Donald Trump said he has ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched earlier this week, declaring he acted in America's "national security interest" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Twitter Releases 'Lite' App Improved for Emergent Markets

Twitter Inc is launching a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday aimed at people with sporadic connections or little data on their smartphone plans, hoping to pick up users in harder-to-reach emerging markets. "Today in India, we have partnered with Vodafone, one of the country's largest telecom operators with over 200m subscribers, to promote Twitter Lite to their customers as a way to get live sports updates on Indian Premier League matches, teams, and players as the cricket ...

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Russian Federation condemns United States missile strike on Syria, suspends key air agreement

The strikes were carried out in interests of Islamic State and other radical groups operating in Syria, Peskov added. Russia's main air base and a naval facility were not hit. All presidents reach a determination sooner or later about the thugs and dictators the US must deal with in the world regarding how much the USA can afford to allow these bad actors the leeway to violate worldwide law with impunity.

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Ravindra Gaikwad arrives in parliament, Shiv Sena backs him

Raju said it was up to Gaikwad to decide if he wanted to defuse the matter or aggravate it, as what has happened is in line with the law. "I am staring at a ban across all airlines", Gaikwad said and claimed that the charges against him are "unfounded" and should be taken back.

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Run oil companies propose daily fixing of fuel prices

Executives of state oil firms have also reportedly met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and the ministry officials on Wednesday to discuss the idea of daily fuel pricing. Many advanced economies revise their fuel price on a every day basis. Instead, they will change the price everyday based on crude price movements. This means companies can easily take price hikes without worrying about political backlash.

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Ubuntu drops convergence and phones in favour of IoT, cloud

Shuttleworth did not explicitly call for the end of its Ubuntu Phone project, but Ubuntu Phone is built on Unity and its touch interface. "Work on the phone and tablet is also ending, the whole convergence story, really", Hall said. You might also know that most of the IoT work in auto, robotics, networking, and machine learning is also on Ubuntu, with Canonical providing commercial services on many of those initiatives.

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy blasted Republicans for using the so-called "nuclear option" Thursday to advance Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. One hour after convening, around 11 a.m. - The Senate casts first vote to break the Democratic filibuster . "But no, I don't think the nuclear option has any impact on that".

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SpaceX to Launch Satellite on Top of Previously-Used Rocket Stage

The Falcon 9 lifted off out of Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, carrying communication satellites for its SES-10 mission . The recycled rocket carried a satellite into orbit for SES, a Luxembourg-based telecommunications company , which will provide internet and television service for Central and South America.

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Serbians protest outcome of presidential race for third day

On the occasion of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg, Vucic extended his deepest condolences once more to Chepurin, the state leadership and the people of the Russian Federation, "with the belief that the Russian state will know how to deal with security challenges".

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Syria strike may signal the end of isolationist Trump

As news of the American military's first direct assault against the Syrian regime broke late Thursday, U.S. allies around the world expressed support for its response against Tuesday's devastating chemical attack in Syria. The Turkish health ministry on Thursday said initial analysis suggested victims were exposed to the deadly nerve agent sarin. The US ship of State is now starting to show an increasing tendency to hew to a straighter and more predictable course.

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Fans react to a thrilling weekend of action in the Premier League

The Blues will want to avoid giving Spurs the chance to close the gap to just four points in midweek though when they host Pep Guardiola's Manchester City at Stamford Bridge , a game in which they will be looking to quickly bounce back. The alternative scenario, that fourth-placed City could win and help Tottenham Hotspur close the gap at the top to four points, does not bear thinking about for the Spain worldwide.

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Putin to meet with security council after USA missile strikes on Syria

However, Mr Gethins added: "If any military action depreciates his ability to conduct chemical actions then, of course, it's a good thing if that can be stopped, but we don't know that yet". The United States launched 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base in Homs this morning in response to a chemical attack allegedly carried out by the Assad regime, which killed at least 80 people in Khan Sheikhun earlier this week.

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Those with power threatening to be violent: Congress on Ravindra Gaikwad issue

Gaikwad booked the ticket from Air India's website at 5 a.m. today". Ever since Mr. Gaikwad beat up an Air India staff member with his chappal , all airlines have put a flight ban on him. The party felt the government is also dithering for "political or opportunistic reasons" on the issue of clear action on the matter of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad.

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Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping begin 'very frank' talks in U.S.

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping , with their wives, first lady Melania Trump, left, and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan, right, pose for photographers before dinner at Mar-a-Lago, on April 6, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla .

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Robert Reich: Trump's Pledge on Coal Jobs Is Going Up in Smoke

In other words, Trump won't be "bringing back your jobs", as he vowed when he signed measures reversing President Barack Obama's climate and energy policies. Shipments of USA metallurgical coal, used in the production of steel, have recently shown up in China following a two-year hiatus - in part to offset banned shipments from North Korea and temporary delays from cyclone-hit Australian producers.

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U.S. coal companies ask Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

Trump's order directed the Environmental Protection Agency to review the regulation to decide whether to "suspend, rescind, or revise it". Two of the top US coal companies reportedly asked the White House to back down on President Trump's vow to pull out of the landmark Paris climate pact, arguing that the deal could protect its global interests.

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China and America's diverging paths on climate leadership

These actives are beyond the purview of the federal government. It also lifts the moratorium on the federal leasing of coal reserves and revisits estimates for the "social cost of carbon" that justified climate regulations . Gas is clean and cheap. Solar energy is exploding worldwide, an nearly sixfold increase in just the last five years. Solar and wind represented 65 percent of all capacity added in 2016 as both sources of renewable energy continued to surge.

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping makes friends over steak

Trade is one of the biggest hot-button issues, given Trump´s charges in his presidential campaign that Chinese trade practices were killing U.S.jobs and his vow to impose 45 percent tariffs on Chinese imports. "Our current trade deficit with China runs just about $30 billion a month", he says. "I don't expect a grand bargain on trade. I think what you are going to see is that the president makes very clear to Xi and publicly what we expect on trade", a USA official told Reuters, speaking on ...

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Xiaomi Mi 6 pops up at GFXBench with SD835

Both the selfie shooter as well as the rear camera support 4K video recording. It has a body made of Aluminium and plastic and features 6.44-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS display. Its features included Snapdragon 650 processor, accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, expandable through micro SD cards, as well as a battery of 4,850 mAh.

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SpaceX's reused Falcon 9 rocket launch was a success

The first "flight proven" booster to go back to space is making the trip nearly one year after it was used to launch a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station last April. "This is going to be ultimately a huge revolution in spaceflight". Rocket fans, get excited - because SpaceX just made history . Until now, orbital rockets could only be launched into orbit once.

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On Equal Pay Day, Maloney Calls for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

The stat that women earn 20% less "does not factor in numerous choices that women and men make-including education, years of experience and hours worked-that influence earnings". Tuesday is Equal Pay Day , the date signifying how far into 2017 women have to work to catch up to the wages men earned in 2016. "We're proud to shine a light on Missouri's gender wage gap because there shouldn't be any question about it - women deserve equal pay for equal work", stated Missouri Democratic Party ...


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