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Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

A customer tries out a Samsung Electronics Co. The leader of the smartphones-to-biopharmaceuticals business empire is the only founding family member among the country's most powerful conglomerates, called chaebol, to be indicted in a graft scandal that led to Park becoming South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be removed from office.

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Syrian warplanes take off from same air base United States bombarded

Rebels support such strikes and everything that can reduce the power of the Syrian air force, he said. Russian defence ministry spokesman Maj Gen Igor Konashenkov said the strike destroyed six Syrian air force MiG-23 fighter jets which were undergoing repairs, but did not damage other warplanes at the base.

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Samsung tips best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

The Apple Inc rival has rapidly recovered from last year's costly failure of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 device, despite a political scandal involving Vice Chairman Jay Y. "Right now, it's about as good as it gets for Samsung", said Park Jung-hoon, fund manager at Samsung shareholder HDC Asset Management told TechWire Asia .

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Citizen Scientists Find 4-Planet Solar System In Only 48 Hours

Volunteers are tasked with looking for changes in the stars' light due to transits, which occur when a planet crosses in front of its star as it orbits, as seen from Earth. Lately it seems like everyone has been discovering new exoplanets far beyond our solar system. These rocky planets are much closer to their star than even Mercury is to the Sun, taking between three and 13 days to complete one orbit, so they're likely to be more than a little toasty.

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European Union adds to North Korea sanctions

North Koreans cheer after their women's soccer team scored their first goal against South Korea in a qualifying match for the Asian Football Confederation Cup at the Kim Il Sung Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Pyongyang, No. The estimated range of the missile that North Korea is inching ever so close to now could put parts of the United States, among other countries, within its firing range.

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Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note 7 may have appeared in leaked images

Bixby will only be available in Korean and US English and only work with a handful of apps at launch, but Samsung says it will support nearly every task the apps are capable of performing, entirely through spoken commands. He added that sales of mid-to-low tier smartphones also helped the mobile business remain profitable. The South Korean firm's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone was plagued with problems.

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SpaceX success: Makes history with launch and landing of a used rocket

The booster was undamaged and potentially could fly a third mission. The SES satellite launched Thursday is expected to boost communications capacity across Latin America, "ranging from the Gulf of California in Mexico to Cape Horn in Chile", according to SpaceX .

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NSW by-election: Labor claims Gosford, Liberal Party takes Manly

The Liberal Party narrowly claimed victory in two key pieces of its heartland in Sydney's north after voters delivered thumping swings away from the party in three byelections on Saturday. Long held by the Liberals, the seat is at risk of falling to an independent because of anger over the state government's controversial council mergers policy.

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Hillary Clinton says misogyny "played a role" in her incredible election defeat

In her first interview since she lost, Clinton said she "wrestles" with the fact that her gender did influence the results. "Certainly, misogyny played a role". He told the news channel: "I don't know if the word is impressed but I'm pleased, I'm pleased that someone finally, the United States being the most likely candidate, caused the Assad regime to pay a price for its continual criminal violations of the laws of war".

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Far Cry 4 creative director leaves Ubisoft

However, the studio is not working on any project as of now and there is zero information about the studio except the studio's website. He said that the studio is "hard at work imaging a brand new world to inflict on all of you", indicating that the game is still in the earliest stages of design.

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U.S. strike on Syria was correct move, Alabama Congress members say

While threatening further strikes , the United States envoy also said it was time to press on with a political solution to the six-year war. "The very presence of USA troops and other countries on the territory of Syria , without the consent of the Government or the decision of the UN Security Council is a gross, obvious and unwarranted violation of global law".

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Samsung says S8's Google Assistant inclusion is 'all about giving consumers choice'

While Samsung's brand new Bixby voice assistant launches through a specific button on its left-hand side, Google Assistant is the voice AI that launches when you hold down the home button, arguably an easier launching method. The ease with which the user was able to unlock the device should pose a concern for the users despite other ways of securing the device. The company noted that the handset comes with a fingerprint reader on the back to complement its facial recognition and iris scanner ...

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Situation in Odisha town under control: Government

Union minister for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan said he has requested union home minister Rajnath Singh to send two companies of central paramilitary force to Bhadrak to deal with the situation. On Saturday, the main market of the town by the side of National Highway 5 wore a deserted look with smoke still smouldering from shops that were set ablaze.

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Susan Rice may have committed a crime, Trump says without providing evidence

I think it's going to be the biggest story". "So who's right - Trump and his allies, or Rice? ". "Well I think the American people have a right to know what was going on". On Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said the House intelligence committee investigation looking into Russia's role in the 2016 election was back on track after the committee's chairman had a secret meeting on White House grounds about intelligence that Trump later said vindicated his Obama wiretapping claims.

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Here's the Pentagon's evidence Assad used chemical weapons

The statement added the attacks were "shortsighted" and a continuation of a USA policy of "subjugating people". Every time Assad has crossed the line of human decency, Russian Federation has stood beside him. MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the US missile strikes on a Syrian air base broke worldwide law and have seriously hurt US-Russia relations, Russian news agencies cited the Kremlin as saying on Friday.

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A Court In Italy Issues A Nationwide Ban On Uber

As for the current lawsuit, Uber has been instructed to stop promoting (market) its ride-hailing services and operating in the country within the next ten days. Uber Italia said it would appeal the decision, which was based "on a 25-year-old law that no longer reflects the times, so thousands of professional drivers can continue to work thanks to the Uber app and enables people to have greater choice".

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Trump Might Fire Bannon, Priebus

Bannon, who joined Trump's presidential campaign after serving as chairman of Breitbart , was one of the forces behind the president's nationalist policies, including his denunciations of some USA military interventions. "Here's the reason there's no middle ground". They have resisted numerous more polarizing policy initiatives favored by Mr. Bannon's side, including the travel ban and rollbacks of environmental regulation and of protections for transgender students, arguing that they ...

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Children killed in USA airstrikes, claims Syrian state media

President Trump said he ordered the strikes early Friday (Syria time ) in retaliation for a nerve gas attack by the Assad regime in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province that killed 86 people on Tuesday, including dozens of children.

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USA joins Syrian war, bombs base

U.S. forces fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shayrat airfield near Homs in western Syria early Friday local time in what it said was a proportional response for the attack in Khan Sheikhun. Gabbard also said that efforts to overthrow Assad would only strengthen extremist groups, and expressed concerns about Moscow's response to the missile strikes.

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NVIDIA rolls out new graphics driver for DirectX 12 games

Despite coming with the undeniable improvement on the power of its predecessor, the Titan Xp still offers the same physical dimensions and power requirements as those in the Titan X. NVIDIA has also addresses some GPU/games specific issues. The latest version of NVIDIA's WHQL 381.65 drivers, fixes issues that were present with previous releases, like for instance SLI profiles in Battlefield 1 , as well as the power state on the GTX 980 Ti.

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Ex-FBI chief likely to oversee payments to Takata airbag victims

More than 37,400 model year 2003 Honda Accords equipped with four-cylinder engines will be called back to dealers to determine if original passenger frontal airbags were replaced with risky Takata airbag inflators. It is the largest automotive callback in US history. Honda has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a possible defect of certain 2003 Honda Accord Coupe models equipped with a four-cylinder engine.

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Dortmund trio in doubt for game at leaders Bayern

Tomorrow is a bit too soon. Bayern are advancing towards a fifth successive title - 10 points clear of RB Leipzig and 15 ahead of fourth-placed Dortmund - despite Tuesday's hiccup against Hoffenheim, who won 1-0. Bundesliga champs and leaders Bayern welcome Dortmund to Allianz Arena for Saturday's hit confrontation. Also, with two Bundesliga top scorers, we will probably witness a fruitful match when it comes to goals .

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North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match

It would also bring a host of problems, given the malnourished state of many of North Korea's people and its poor health system. "They've been able to put a nuke on a missile for a while now", said Jeffrey Lewis of the California-based Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

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Space station debris shield floats away during spacewalk

The PMA-3 relocation gets the ISS ready for the new International Docking Adapter-3 set to be delivered on a future SpaceX Dragon cargo mission. Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough were engaged in some station modification when the mishap occurred, installing a docking point in a more accessible part of the ISS in preparation for commercial crew capsules being developed by SpaceX and Boeing.

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SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket

This morning (Friday), SpaceX reached an incredible technological breakthrough when it re-launched the Falcon 9 orbit-class booster from Cape Canaveral, Florida that had previously been sent into space and returned to earth. If the landing is successful, the stage can be reused on a future flight. SES chief technology officer Martin Halliwell said Tuesday that it will be a hard feat to land the rocket again after Thursday's mission - but if they succeed, SES will take home some souvenirs.

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Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Performance Overview

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. The current value of the RSI is 42.23 that is neither bought nor sold range. The stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Standpoint Research. The company has market cap of $5.92 billion. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc sold 5.21 million shares as Bank Amer Corp (BAC)'s stock rose 19.47%.

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President Trump delivers final blow to Web-browsing privacy rules

These include web browsing history, geolocation, financial information, app usage, health information, and other personal data. Three of the nation's biggest internet service providers vowed to keep customers' web browsing histories secure, following a controversial congressional vote to kill federal web privacy rules.

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TPU is 15x to 30x faster than GPUs and CPUs, Google says

So, when a user initiates a voice search, asks to translate text, or looks for an image match, that's when inferencing goes to work. With Google's TPU, phase three is handled by an ASIC, which is a custom piece of silicon created to run a specific program.

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In emotional monologue, Jimmy Kimmel shares stories of Don Rickles

One night, the host recalled, he already made plans to eat with another insult master, Jeff Ross, but by chance, Rickles showed up at the same restaurant and was seated next to them. Colbert talked about the "incredible honor" of meeting Rickles backstage at the Emmys. Having the privilege to know him a bit personally, I can tell you that he was the warmest, kindest man you could know, with an unflinching love for his family and close friends, especially his best friend and love of his ...

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Trump, Xi meet for first time

Noting that China and the United States should enhance communication and cooperation in the area of arts, Peng said she hopes that teachers and students of the Bak Middle School of the Arts will make greater contribution in strengthening bilateral ties and friendship through education and arts.

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Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn reportedly break up

Munn posted a thank you letter to Green Bay Packers fans, just over two months ago on Instagram. Rodgers will begin his 13th season with the Packers. In addition to attending the Warriors-Wolves game, this week Munn and Curry played with some giant-sized toys in Curry's giant-seeming yard. Members of the media speculated that Rodger's mediocre on-field performances were caused by Munn .

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Petersburg bomber identified as Kyrgyzstan extremist as death toll rises

Officials said they were treating the blast as an act of terrorism, but there was no official confirmation of any link to Islamist radicals. Djalilov's remains were found at the site of the blast and traces of his DNA were also discovered on a bag containing a bomb at another metro station that was successfully defused, investigators said.

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Senate Republicans Repeal Filibuster Rule for Supreme Court Nominees

Senate Republicans resorted to extraordinary steps to overcome Democratic opposition to Gorsuch, including changing long-standing Senate rules to prohibit the use of a procedural blockade called a filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. "I don't think the nuclear option has anything to do with it at all", he said. "By nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch he [Trump] picked a mainstream conservative with unparalleled bipartisan support", McDaniel said in a statement following the vote.

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Outrage Defends Internet Privacy After Rule Repeal

I mean it only takes the signature of President Trump, and that won't take long in my opinion. Supporters of the regulations say they were necessary after the FCC reclassified broadband as a regulated service, taking privacy enforcement away from the FTC, as part of net neutrality rules in early 2015.

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YouTube launches TV service

YouTube TV has been launched on April 5 in the Unites States. Where I travel in the five cities YouTube TV is now operating-New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, I should be able to access local broadcast network stations, live and also DVR programming.


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