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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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Video shows cop slam woman face-first onto sidewalk

Police say Surat "remained at the scene, at which time she physically obstructed and struck an officer". As she takes a few steps back, he flips her face-first onto the brick ground. Poor girl!' said one shocked user while another said of the police: "'Not cool". Fort Collins' police chief on Sunday said a publicly available cellphone video showing an officer throwing a 22-year-old woman onto a sidewalk lacks "the context" but he refused to release police body-camera video from the scene.

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Kerber to face Pavlyuchenkova for Monterrey title

Overall, it wasn't the best serving display from both, with 8 breaks in total, but Suarez Navarro just failed to make any impact on her second serve, and that cost her the match. Eventually winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, the world No. 16 cruised through the final two sets of the championship match. She will be a pivotal part of the GB team as they fly to Romania to attempt to get into World Group II, but before that she is off to the inaugural tournament in Biel for some clay court time.

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NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

Today Peggy Whitson is becoming the first woman ever to command the ISS in two opportunities. She might be coming back home on a Soyuz vehicle in September. As per the new decision, Soyuz spacecraft, carrying the Expedition 51/52 crew, NASA's Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos, will reach the International Space Station on April 20, 2017, with one empty seat.

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Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef hit by mass coral bleaching

Presently this year, analysts with the ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Queensland, who detailed the past discoveries, say that the reef's focal segment has been hit by one more year of harming warmth.

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Premium iPhone 8 to be delayed - Brian White

If this research note is accurate, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will be available to purchase in September, with initial iPhone 8 availability stretching into October or possibly November. Meanwhile, the rumor for a Smart Connector on an iPhone marks a return, this time coming from an Israeli tech blog. In fact, the last iPhone model to look markedly different from the current design was the iPhone 5s which was released all the way back in 2013.

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Klopp: Coutinho Lost Weight Before Stoke Match

Jurgen Klopp revealed that Coutinho had lost 3 kilos since Wednesday. The life of a coach! "The second save happened so quickly and I've not seen it back but when a ball comes in like that you just have to try to make yourself big and throw yourself in front of the ball".

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London attacker's wife 'shocked and saddened' by husband's crime

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood died from a single gunshot wound to the chest, an inquest has heard. Inquests were opened Wednesday for those killed in the attack: Palmer, age 48; British college administrator Aysha Frade, age 44; USA tourist Kurt Cochran, age 54; and 75-year-old south London resident Leslie Rhodes, whose life support was turned off Thursday.

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Arsene Wenger: I'm not scared of Arsenal fans' criticism

Wenger also ruled out Laurent Koscielny and Petr Cech from the West Ham clash with injuries. I lead with the values I think are important in life. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday his side remain in the race for a top-four Premier League finish despite the recent slump in form and will look to ensure a positive end to the season.

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Russian investigators search flat of suspected metro bomber's acquaintances

Petersburg apartment and bringing out three men in handcuffs. A suicide bomber set off an explosive device Monday afternoon on a train moving from Tekhnologichesky Institute towards Sennaya Ploshchad station on Line 2 (Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya) of the St.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes hilarious comparison to movie character after Man United win

With the EPL's top four all having won on Saturday, it was essential for United to return to winning ways having been left disappointed by home draws in its previous two games. Benjamin Button, a fictional character created by celebrated American writer F Scott Fitzgerald, was born with the physical characteristics of an elderly man and died as an infant boy.

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EPL: Ibrahimovic sparks Manchester Utd against 10-man Sunderland

Already a goal down, Sunderland's chances of mounting an unlikely comeback were heavily dented when Sebastian Larsson was sent off for a challenge on Ander Herrera. Divisive midfielder Maroaune Fellaini captained Mourinho's side on Wearside in the absence of seven first-team regulars, but strength in depth meant such absentees were not problematic against the league's bottom side.

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Apple iPhone 8 to include Smart Connector for wireless charging, VR/AR accessories

A new report from Israeli site The Verifier has today claimed that iPhone 8 is set to sport the iPad Pro Smart Connector, and it will be used for wireless charging and augmented reality features in the future. In this device, this feature is designed as a port which provides power and data connection to few accessories like keyboards. The Verifier also claims that the Smart Connector might also be used for augmented/virtual reality accessories in some way too.


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