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Tensions with North Korea are on the rise, yet again

Expanding on Mr Trump's remarks, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the President would not be "drawing lines in the sand" over rising tensions in the Korean peninsula. military presence in the South". But for the South Koreans and for the thousands of US troops stationed there, each North Korean missile launch is a serious matter that warrants a serious acknowledgment.

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Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said his side was ignored by European football's governing body, Uefa, as the club was forced to play less than 24 hours after an attack on the team bus transporting its players. Tuchel said the players were not in the right state of minds before the game and they should not have been playing so soon, no matter how "important" the match or how "tight" the schedule is for the remainder of the season.

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World's oldest person dies at 117-years-old

Morano - born November 21, 1899 in Italy's Piedmont region - died Saturday at her home in Verbania, according to the AP. "And cookies. But I do not eat much because I have no teeth", she said in her home at the time, where the Guinness World Records certificate declaring her to be the oldest person alive held pride of place on a marble-topped chest of drawers.

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Calexit Backers Withdraw 2018 California Independence Bid

Marcus Ruiz Evans, the official author of the movement, sent an email to California's secretary of state Monday asking to withdraw the initiative, which could have gotten on the state's ballot in November 2018. Long Beach real estate agent and consultant Don Sutton, a high-profile organizer for Yes California, was out of town today and unaware of the shakeup when we reached him.

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Sathayaraj can not hurt anyone: SS Rajamouli on Baahubali 2's Kattappa

Kannada Okkuta, an umbrella of Kannada organizations has cautioned not to release Bahubali - The Conclusion in Karnataka unless Mr Sathyaraj apologizes for his supposedly inflammatory remarks made on the contentious Cauvery dispute a few years back.

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NASA captures first images of enormous crack in Greenland's Petermann Glacier!

If this event happens, the piece may break away. "I saw a small line and thought 'that seems new, ' " said Lhermitte as he described the discovery he made, nearly by accident, as he was testing a methodology to detect melt that requires making animated GIFs from the black and blue grainy images of Greenland captured by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite.

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Trump tweets about the Tax March, Russia, China and more

President Donald Trump explained the decision to not label China a currency manipulator, which reversed a promise he made during the election campaign, as a function of receiving Beijing's help in reining in North Korea. Overall imports from North Korea to China, however, have increased. Still, despite that reversal, the report said a decade of holding down the renminbi had imposed "significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and companies" and left China with the largest trade ...

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Galaxy S8's Bixby will have a confusing, convoluted rollout

On Tuesday Samsung said its Bixby digital assistant, the Korean firm's answer to Apple's Siri, is delayed and will not ship as expected when the S8 officially launches on April 21. Second, consumers don't seem to be anxious that the Galaxy S8 will face similar problems as the Note 7. During the announcement of the Galaxy S8 in March, Samsung positioned Bixby as one of the key signature additions - alongside the edge-to-edge Infinity Display - to the Galaxy line of smartphones.

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The new Android update is breaking fingerprint sensors

After updating their phone to the Android 7.1.2 OS, some Google Pixel and Nexus have been raising complaints on the product forums that their fingerprint scanner is not working. Even deleting fingerprints and trying to add new ones doesn't work, which rules out some kind of issue with the stock launcher software. However, Google has clarified what long-standing issues have been fixed with Nougat's second maintenance release.

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Mark Hamill: 'Original Star Wars trailer was heckled in the theatre'

Star Wars Battlefront II has generated more hype than even the upcoming movie the Last Jedi with its cool and dashing single player campaign trailer. "By putting players in the boots of an elite member of the Imperial forces, we can show them what the battle was like from the other side". The objective based battles allow players of all kinds to enjoy the experience but EA is going a step further but adding a progression system that will allow players to customize their favorite characters ...

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Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of 'river piracy'

Prior to 2016, some water from the glacier was already going south... but now, almost all the water from the glacier flows in that direction. This specific type of change is unlikely to be widespread. Such piracy was rampant as the colossal ice sheets of the Last Glacial Maximum began shrinking around 18,000 years ago. " River piracy " refers to the event where a river captures the flow of another.

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United's 1Q profit fell 69 percent, before dragging incident

United Airlines found itself on the defensive again on Friday after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world's largest carriers. "A passenger could be denied boarding primarily for three reasons". More than 40 percent of people who heard about the scandal say they would pay more and endure a longer trip just to avoid flying United, according to a recent survey of almost 2,000 ...

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Trump blasts Tax Day protests, says 'election is over!'

But 71-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington , Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and NY flooded social media. Officers confiscated knives and makeshift weapons. Other recent polls had similar results. Event organizer Laura Martin said at least three others were detained but released.

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Things about the giraffe and her calf

The baby stands 5 feet 9 inches (nearly 2 meters) tall and weighs 129 pounds (58.5 kilograms). It is now closed but fans of April and her new baby will be able to visit when the park re-opens in mid-May. The privately owned zoo began livestreaming from April's enclosure in February and people around the world have been tuning in daily. We never got that when we were talking about and showing support for April the giraffe, or watching the Animal Adventure Park live cam.

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Multi-state search targets suspect in Facebook video slaying

Stephens' mother said she saw Stephens the day of the shooting but does not figure to see him ever again, according to CNN . He helped them gain job skills and find employment, said Beech Brook spokeswoman Nancy Kortemeyer. He urged Stephens to turn himself in, or to call a friend or relative. Police in OH are urging residents in surrounding states on Monday to be on alert for a man who they say shot and killed an elderly passerby and then posted a gruesome video of the killing on ...

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No motive known for Cleveland shooting

Stephens' mother said her son was randomly shooting people because he was angry at a girlfriend. He is considered to be armed and risky. The family has not set up any charitable opportunity as of yet, so authorities said please do not donate any money to GoFundMe until further notice.

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Filmed 'Fate of the Furious' to break global box office record

Furious 8 will run essentially unhindered until Disney/Marvel's The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 opens Friday , May 5. CinemaScore, one of the industry leaders in measuring movie appeal among audiences, gave Furious 8 an A grade, which seems to be a good sign that word of mouth will be strong, as well.

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Chinese, U.S. officials exchange views on Korean Peninsula situation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi last week said the conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" and warned there would be "no winner" in any war. But the missile was believed to have exploded on launch, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. Most recently, North Korea conducted a launch of four missiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan on March 6 and reportedly launched a ballistic missile from Sinpho, South Hamgyong province, on April 5.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 prototype with dual rear cameras photographed

Interestingly enough, there is no fingerprint scanner at the back of the device in this photo, which could not only mean that this variant is from the early stages of development when Samsung hoped it would be able to incorporate the fingerprint scanner in the display itself, it could also hint at the Galaxy Note8's design.

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You are here! Home > INTERNATIONAL > Exploits leaked by Shadow Brokers addressed: Micro

Friday's release, containing Windows hacking tools and evidence the NSA may have hacked a slew of banks in the Middle East, once again offered the tools for sale, suggesting the federal government pay them to stop leaking. A mysterious group called "Shadow Brokers" disclosed some Windows hacking tools, purportedly stolen from the NSA, on Friday, April 14. If so, it implies that the US government could have withheld the information from Microsoft.

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NASA provides new insight into 'ocean worlds' in our solar system

And because Mars is such a large focus for scientists looking for alien life in the solar system, Phobos would represent one more way to learn more about that planet: A spacecraft settled on Phobos, which orbits Mars three times a day, would have a great vantage point.

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Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console ever in the US

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sold more than 1.3 million units in just a month, making it also the fastest-selling Zelda title ever. NPD's data accounts only for USA sales, but the current global estimate puts March Switch totals at 2.4 million consoles sold.

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NASA reveals discoveries on 'ocean worlds' in our solar system!

The findings from the Cassini mission reveal that almost all of these ingredients have been detected on Enceladus, except for phosphorous and sulfur. Enceladus has been the talk of the scientific community for quite some time because it, along with Jupiter's moon Europa, is considered one of the most likely candidates in our solar system for finding life.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch without Bixby voice assistant

Samsung recently introduced its Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones, taking the market by a storm. In a response to the Journal, Samsung said some Bixby features will be available when the S8 hits US shelves on April 21, but voice-activated Bixby services won't be an option until late spring.

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Halo Wars: Definitive Edition to debut on Steam later this week

For that reason, fans were surprised to see its artwork included in the list of games powered by the CPU. By breaking out this version of the original game, Microsoft is giving a wider audience the opportunity to try the upgraded visuals and native support for Windows and Xbox One.

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Apple Inc. Secures California Permit To Test Apple Car System

Late previous year, Apple revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars. The ride-hailing company Uber is locked in nasty dispute with Google's former vehicle division, now known as Waymo, over Waymo's accusations that a former company executive stole crucial technology that was later used by Uber.

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Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

He says there was a "period of patience" over the years but "the era of strategic patience is over". Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Seoul, South Korea shortly after the failed missile launch. A submarine missile is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. "Secondly, President Trump has a very different approach to North Korea than President Obama, who practiced what was called 'strategic patience.' Essentially trying to put pressure on ...

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China `Working With Us' on North Korean Issue

Eighty percent of North Korea's trade comes from China. "Treasury does have some choice words for China, accusing it of causing "long-lasting hardship" to American workers". Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary, admitted that the USA government has been wrong all these years trying to push for the appreciation of renminbi, or yuan, while market forces are pushing it down.

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NASA will Livestream Orbital ATK's Cygnus Spacecraft Launch in 360

The 360-degree livestream will be accessible on the NASA Television YouTube channel starting 10 minutes prior to liftoff. Online viewers of Tuesday's rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, will be able to see the launch in a more complete way.

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United pilots "infuriated" by dragging of passenger

Dao has yet to speak publicly on the matter but will when the time is right, said Demetrio, adding that a lawsuit against United is likely. The airline, whose advertising slogan is "fly the friendly skies", was also ridiculed on social media as the incident became a symbol of growing discontent with the way some air passengers are treated.

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Apple on track to test self-driving cars in California

Does that mean Apple is a step closer to introducing its own self driving auto? It means the Cupertino company received permits in the last couple of weeks or so. Not many companies have actually done tests even though they have permits, and this is evidenced by the lack of "miles driven" in their reports to the DMV .

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A look at the missiles North Korea displayed at parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. The CNN reported that pictures on state television showed thousands of soldiers marching in formation alongside tanks, balloons and enormous crowds. The parade, an elaborate display of the state's vast power, involves tens of thousands of participants, from goose-stepping soldiers to crowds of civilians who have spent weeks perfecting their ability to wave plastic flowers in unison.

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Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby in upstate NY has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history. April has her own website and even an apparel line. The park's livestream was briefly interrupted in February when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported that the images contained explicit material and nudity.

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Blumenthal proposes airline passenger Bill of Rights

United first offered passengers up to $1,000 to give up their seats in order to fit four crew members on the full flight, but then selected passengers to de-plane when no one volunteered. Regardless of this new United policy, it seems obvious airlines aren't going to stop overbooking flights. When there aren't enough seats, airlines usually ask for volunteers by offering travel vouchers, gift cards or cash.

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Russian police arrest new suspect over St Petersburg subway attack

However, there was no claim of responsibility for the explosion at St Petersburg even as Russian president Putin had indicated at the time "he was considering all possibilities including terrorism". However, there was no evidence that they were in any way linked to the suicide attack in St Petersburg. Kyrgyz authorities said he is a Russian national born in the nation of Kyrygrzstan, the former Soviet Republic in central Asia.


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