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US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

Fox Sports characterized the 1994 games as playing "a pivotal part in accelerating the growth of the game in the U.S". When 2026 comes round, there will have been 32 years and seven World Cups since the 1994 one held in the US with Europe, Asia , Africa and South America having served as host.

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Statistics Canada: 19400 jobs gained last month

Job gains, which had exceeded 200,000 in January and February, were also held back by a slowdown in hiring at construction sites, factories and leisure and hospitality businesses, which had been boosted by unusually warm temperatures earlier in the year.

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United States military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

North Korea has long claimed that the United States is preparing to conduct similar precision strikes against its territory or even launch an all-out invasion. Retired Admiral James Stavridis told NBC that 'decapitation is always a tempting strategy when you're faced with a highly unpredictable and highly unsafe leader'.

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Members of Congress: Trump needs their approval for military action in Syria

House members left Capitol Hill Thursday for a two-week recess. "You have to ask yourself: who takes over next?" "Unlike the previous administration, President Trump has now made it clear by his actions that the use of chemical weapons to brutally murder innocent people will not be allowed to continue without consequences", Calvert added.

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Gov. Bentley Plans to Resign

Bentley also gave his wife an iPad linked to his iCloud, apparently unaware that it would allow her to read all the incriminating texts he had sent to Mason. The ALGOP Steering Committee calls upon Governor Robert Bentley to immediately resign. The Alabama House Judiciary Committee suspended hearings that began on Monday into the alleged campaign finance and ethics violations.

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Man Utd win over Sunderland important - Mkhitaryan

Ibrahimovic, 35, opened the scoring against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light as he cut back onto his right foot and curled an effort past Jordan Pickford into the far corner. The Swede sealed his Man of the Match performance with an assist for Marcus Rashford's goal in the 89th minute. He could well have scored another in the second half, but was thwarted by Pickford in the Sunderland goal.

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Watch the Samsung Galaxy S8's face recognition get fooled by a photo

The Galaxy S8 Mini is rumored to ship with the Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core SoC, which is Qualcomm's flagship SoC, and it is fueling the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The S8 features Bixby , Samsung's new artificial intelligent digital assistant, which responds to spoken commands, allowing users to control their phones with their voices alone.

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Showtime to air documentary on WikiLeaks founder Assange

Risk will be released this summer in theaters and on Showtime. Footage from the first trailer includes scenes from the 2016 Presidential Election, Assange altering his appearance, and Poitras coming home to find her apartment door open. He says he does not want to be sent to Sweden to be questioned in regard to rape allegations - which he denies -, believing he will be extradited to the USA and imprisoned for his work with Wikileaks.

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France's Le Pen hits nerve over WWII roundup of Jews

She added, "I think generally, and in very general terms indeed, if anyone is responsible, then it is those in power at the time, not France as such". The reason for the candidate's outrageous revisionism, she explained , was that "we have taught our children that they had every reason to criticize France , to see only the darkest historical aspects perhaps".

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US Navy strike group moving toward Korean Peninsula

Pacific Command said. WASHINGTON/April 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US missile strikes against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack carries a message for any nation operating outside of worldwide norms.

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Alabama Gov. Resigns Amid Scandal and Attempted Coverup

Bentley is also accused of firing Alabama Law Enforcement Agency secretary Spencer Collier for refusing to cover up his affair - framing him with allegations of misappropriated funds that were later disproven. State Representative Jack Williams said in a telephone interview that the second-term Republican governor could step down as early as Monday, but that the discussions could also break down without an agreement.

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Election Commission defers Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll to May 25

Earlier today the Chief Election Commissioner reviewed the situation in a meeting with CEO and the local administration through videoconference. The holding of the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll, which saw large-scale violence yesterday, led to a war of words between the Election Commission and the Home Ministry, which suggested its advice that atmosphere was not conducive for the polls was "ignored".

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Google adds fact checking feature to search results to debunk fake news

Google itself will not verify the accuracy of reports, but the company created the "Fact Check" tag to identify news reports as having been fact-checked by other news publishers and fact-checking organizations. This feature will help users to check the authority of the news by different sources. Fake news became a serious issue in last year's United States election campaign, when clearly fraudulent stories circulated on social media, potentially swaying some voters.

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Samsung Galaxy s8 Release Date Canada

Rather than that for me, I am not comfortable. We are not sure if the software and facial recognition integration has been perfected to recognize this security flaw but this video would definitely have triggered Samsung's attention. Among the new features Samsung detailed on stage were the phone's security measures. So far, as a whole, Galaxy S8 reviews provide the new flagships a positive feedback.

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Overwatch on Nintendo Switch is looking less and less likely

Now, new comments from Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan seem to confirm how porting modern games to such low-powered hardware could be a hard bottleneck to get through. Gamers who play Overwatch at 30 frames per second might find the fast-paced, accuracy-demanding game even more challenging that it already is. Gamers should pay attention and watch the news to make sure they will not miss out the fourth platform's release .

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Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty

Tusk was greeted by Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street in London ahead of the bilateral meeting. But the spokesman went on to say that "on the subject of Gibraltar" Mrs May stressed that the UK's position "had not changed".

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Giants preseason opponents announced

The Eagles finished last year's preseason schedule with a 4-0 record before riding that success to three-straight regular season victories. The all-important third preseason game, in which the starters play the longest amount of time, will be played in Dallas.

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US FCC head opposes plan to allow cell phone use on planes

The FCC heard from thousands of Americans "overwhelmingly against" lifting the ban on in-flight phone calls, an FCC spokesman said. It would be a 'victory, ' in his words, for those who 'value a moment of quiet at 30,000 feet'. But according to the New York Times , a lot of travelers were less than enthusiastic about the potential change. The FCC will vote on the proposal, but the timing has not been disclosed yet.

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U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Administration officials insisted Friday that their overall policy hadn't changed and that the strike was only meant to convey that chemical weapons are unacceptable. Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump said the US should find ways to work with Russian Federation, despite its military backing of Assad. The Russian military said that Moscow believes that sending experts is the only way to obtain evidence of the alleged use to presence of chemical weapons at the Syrian airbase ...

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Symantec says CIA tools found across 16 countries

While it would be obvious to jump to the conclusion that the CIA was itself responsible for the attacks - and that Longhorn is just a branch of the CIA - Symantec opts for a rather more conservative evaluation of things: "there can be little doubt that Longhorn's activities and the Vault 7 documents are the work of the same group".

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New Overwatch skins leaked ahead of Uprising event

It also appears the new event will contain a special player versus environment game mode, similar to the wave-based Junkenstein's Revenge mode during the Halloween Terror event. It's an interesting move on Blizzard's part, and we hope that there are many more lore-themed specials to come in the future, especially since there are very few ways outside of the comics to learn the story of Overwatch .

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Samsung head maintains silence, innocence as trial begins

But the Korean firm's successful chip manufacturing business managed to mostly make up for the Note 7's losses. Investors and analysts expect Samsung to report its best quarterly profit in April-June, with the Galaxy S8 smartphone hitting the market on April 21 in Samsung's first premium device launch since the Note7's withdrawal in October.

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Should Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Worry About Samsung Galaxy S8?

The pre-orders of the newest flagship handsets from Samsung will start on May 9which indicates an earlier release date. Following the Note 7 disaster, which saw devices recalled after a number spontaneously caught fire, the company embarked on a period of retrenchment, releasing adverts trumpeting its reputation for safety and attempting to limit the wider damage to its brand.

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Vimy Ridge centennial commemorated in Surrey's Veterans Square

The Queen was not present at the ceremony, but sent a message reminding that "it is our duty to remember and honour those who served so valiantly and who gave so much throughout the First World War". Fresh off Sunday's commemoration at Vimy Ridge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads Monday to the scene of one of Canada's most iconic moments during the Second World War - Juno Beach.

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Putin slams 'trumped-up' United States strike against Syria

President Donald Trump's decision to target the Syrian air base, wrote in the Sunday Times newspaper. The OPCW in 2016 said that due to gaps and inconsistencies in Syria's declaration its compliance with the chemical weapons treaty could not be fully verified.

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Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea: McMaster

President Donald Trump raised hackles ahead of his Mar-a-Lago summit with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by declaring the USA would "solve" the North Korea issue on its own if China did not take unspecified action to do so. While the United States possesses overwhelming firepower compared to North Korea, an American strike on North Korea could expose South Korea to devastating casualties in retaliation, experts say.

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Theresa May meeting Donald Tusk for Brexit start talks

The future of the rocky British enclave on the southern tip of Spain became the first big point of controversy in Brexit negotiations after the EU draft position said the application of any EU-UK trade deal to Gibraltar had be agreed between Spain and Britain.

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3 killed, 1 critically injured in shooting in St. Paul

Paul. The shooting happened around 1 a.m., as police responded to a report of shots fired at an apartment building on the 1600 block of English Street. 'It's one thing to have a custody battle and argue about a child. "She never cared what anyone thought, and that's what I loved about her", said Will Kachel, a friend and co-worker.

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Pursuit-rated Ford hybrid police cars debut

The latest Ford police vehicle, which will hit the streets in the summer of 2018, can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 8.7 seconds, matching the speed of the old Crown Vic, said Brett Hinds, chief engineer of Ford's electrified powertrain systems.

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New Nintendo Direct Announced for ARMS and Splatoon 2

Even with just the one must-buy game out for the console, the Nintendo Switch is nearly impossible to find in stock anywhere. Nintendo has announced that there will be a Nintendo Direct presentation on April 12th at 3 PM PST/6 PM EST for the Switch and 3DS.

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Google offers LG $880 million United States dollars to help boost OLED screen production

Google possibly wants to make sure that its next Pixel phones do not get delayed due to supply constraints on flexible OLED screens. Google might just follow in Samsung's footsteps with a curved-screen flagship phone of its own if a new partnership with LG Display goes through.

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U.S. carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump and Xi agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully". Notwithstanding the bravado and tough talk, the odds that the Trump Administration is about to launch the first American military action against North Korea since the end of the Korean War sixty-five years ago strike me as being fairly low.

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Stargazing 2017: Full 'Pink Moon' to Illuminate the Skies on April 11

Unlike what its name suggests, the Moon will not suddenly turn a shade of bright pink. The moon will have reached its slender crescent stage by April 22, when the Lyrids meteor shower peaks, so it shouldn't offer too much competition to the Lyrids.

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Nintendo Switch estimated to cost $257 to manufacture

A spokesperson from Nintendo revealed that the console will be experiencing a boom on the sales front once Monster Hunter XX gets distributed globally. The SDXC update prompts to download as soon as you put a high-capacity card in the Switch . This is the first time a Zelda game has been made in a true, open-world form , which has become quite common in the video game industry.

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Tesla shows off new solar panels that won't uglify your roof

The new solar panels perhaps aren't as nice as a whole solar roof, but they do look quite fancy. According to Tesla's site , the solar panels come equipped with integrated front skirts that take the edge off of the hard lines most solar systems incorporate.


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