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'Keep Seattle': Former Mayor Mike McGinn jumps into race against Ed Murray

Murray, who led the push to increase Seattle's minimum wage to $15 an hour, was not expected to face serious competition for re-election. Most notably, McGinn was skeptical that an agreement with the Department of Justice was the best way to reform the Seattle Police Department.

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Samsung opens door to re-selling Galaxy Note 7 as refurbished smartphones

According to the company, the move to offer revamped Note 7s comes as part of a three-pronged strategy to "ensure that (recalled) Galaxy Note 7 devices are recycled and processed in an environmentally-friendly manner". On the other hand, other components of Note 7 such as camera modules and semiconductors will be used as test sample for production purposes. The Galaxy Note 7 saga appears to be nearing an end as Samsung Electronics has unveiled plans to refurbish and sell some of devices that ...

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Man Shouts "Allahu Akbar", Kills 3 In The United States

Kori Ali Muhammad is accused of killing three people on the streets of downtown Fresno. The three victims were white, and apparently chosen at random, police said. "I don't know why he got on this Muhammad stuff ... he tried to tell me about it". "These were unprovoked attacks", Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

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Three killed in California shooting spree

Hours before the shootings, police put out a news release saying that Muhammad was armed and unsafe, and was wanted over the shooting death of Mr Williams on April 13. Police are looking for the revolver. Police are still searching for Muhammad's gun. Stephen Hughes, 66, said he and his wife rushed home after receiving a frantic call from a neighbour.

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World's Oldest Person Dies

I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Dr. Carlo Bava told the Associated Press . She began this diet more than 90 years ago and that seems to have also contributed as she not only reached the age of 100 but also lived another 17 years.

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Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To "Destroy Snapchat"

Facebook officially kicked off its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday (18 April) with CEO Mark Zuckerberg delving into the company's augmented reality and virtual reality future. " Developer Circles " is a community-driven programme that's free to join and open to any developer. "Local developers will lead each circle by organising offline events and managing a Facebook Group for that specific region", the report said.

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U.S. turning Korean peninsula into world's biggest hotspot warns United Nations ambassador

Kim Jong-un's playground: Pyongyang as you've NEVER seen it before! Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the US out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. China wants to cool tempers and would like to see a return to multilateral negotiations with North Korea. North Korea will continue to test missiles regularly and any military action against it by the United States would prompt " all out war", a senior North Korean official has told the BBC.

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ZTE Axon 7 is now just $329.99 unlocked

Both the new devices ship with "systematic integration of intelligent encryption", which is the most highlighted feature. Although the initial ZTE Axon 7 only included 4GB of RAM, the company later released a limited edition model with an extra 2GB of RAM.

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Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

Donald Trump announced a new executive order directing government agencies to "buy American and hire American", but immediately faced accusations of hypocrisy for failing to do so himself. Trump stunned the world on November 8 previous year by defeating his heavily favored Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election, sending the United States on a new and uncertain path.

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Samsung Regains Top Spot in Global Smartphone Market

Another significant feature of the new devices is Bixby, Samsung's new digital assistant and "intelligent interface". The Samsung Galaxy S8 by Truly Exquisite is available for pre-order now , with phones shipping around 3-4 weeks after the April 28th release date.

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Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'

France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations Security Council apply more pressure on North Korea to prevent it jumping another hurdle towards an effective nuclear weapons capacity that could lead to a risky military escalation.

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LHS 1140b: Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Found Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf

In short, super-Earth LHS 1140b is among the most exciting known subjects for atmospheric studies. Once it's completed, JWT will be the most powerful space-based telescope ever deployed-it'll be used to peer into the atmospheres of all of these planets and more.

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Creepy carpetbagger Democrat just misses outright win in GA-6 congressional race

Trump was heavily invested in the race, which became a referendum on his presidency, and in a tweet claimed victory, although Ossoff could still win in the runoff, and came out of nowhere to almost win the seat in a heavily Republican district.

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Philippine's Duterte wins Time magazine poll

Mr Duterte waged an aggressive war on drugs that has killed thousands of people in the Philippines since taking office in June past year. The 72-year-old leader declared a war on drugs that has left more than 8,000 people in the Philippines dead since he has taken office in June 2016, according to Time .

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Facebook to push augmented reality

We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Zuckerberg said. " Facebook knows this and it's going hard". At Facebook's F8 annual developer conference, Facebook and Snapchat's cold war heated up. In 2014, Facebook acquired its Oculus virtual reality goggles unit for $2 billion, although that division is a long way from making a mass-market product or contributing significantly to the company's earnings.

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Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

ET (8:11 a.m. PT), atop United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket. Anyone using a personal computer, tablet, or smartphone had access to the 360-degree view, along with the ability to manipulate the video, altering the perspective to place themselves close to the rocket as it lifted off, launch commentator George Diller said.

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Saturn's moon Enceladus has flawless conditions for life

The new findings from Nasa's Cassini spacecraft , which has been orbiting Saturn since 2002, indicate that ammonia, carbon dioxide, methane and organics were also found coming from the plumes, nearly all the ingredients needed to support life on earth.

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Bradley Cooper's girlfriend flaunts her figure just weeks after giving birth

The Victoria's Secret angel welcomed her first daughter, Lea De Seine , with boyfriend Bradley Cooper on March 21st (yup, that's just four weeks ago) and she's already got a washboard stomach most of us can only dream about... After the supermodel stunned in a red underwear set, a source told E! I was lucky to be born into a very close-knit family. Shayk, 31, confirmed her pregnancy when she walked in Victoria's Secret annual fashion show last November, sporting a tiny bump.

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You can now sign into your Microsoft Account without a password

If you are adding a new account on an Android phone, we'll automatically prompt you to set it up. Microsoft has introduced a phone sign-in feature that means no more passwords for its accounts. The login process is straightforward: first you sign in to each site with your username and regular, fixed password, then you use the code generated by the app.

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Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fiber deal

Verizon Communications is set to bolster the backhaul of its wireless network through a three-year, $1.05 billion contract signed with Corning to supply fiber optic cable and associated hardware for Verizon's One Fiber initiative. Verizon closed its $1.8 billion acquisition of XO Communications in February, which gave Verizon access to XO's robust fiber-based IP and Ethernet networks.

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Rachel Dolezal makes her pitch on Dr. Phil

Right off the bat, Dr. Phil asked Dolezal about her hesitance to agree to the interview, saying she did not want to be confronted again. When Dr. Phil questioned Dolezal about what her ownership in the situation was, all she could muster up was "I'm not flawless".

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Prince kept opioids in aspirin bottles to hide his addiction

The doctor told investigators he saw Prince on April 7 and April 20, and prescribed medications. Prince's death last spring became just a bolt from the blue, the 57-year-old music legend was found dead in a lift. The documents said Prince did not have any prescriptions, including for fentanyl. In practice, laws against prescribing drugs for someone under a false name are not usually enforced when a doctor intends to protect a celebrity's privacy, said Los Angeles attorney Ellyn ...

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Windows 10 Creators Update Annoys Users With Maximum Screen Brightness Warnings

Scroll down to the next section on this screen, and you'll see another method for deferring updates . Windows 10 Mobile is not dead, at least for now. And of course if you're the type who keeps your laptop plugged in most of the time, battery life might be a moot issue. "This is a result of more work we're doing to converge code into OneCore-the heart of Windows across PC, tablet, phone, IoT [internet of things], HoloLens, Xbox and more as we continue to develop new improvements for ...

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Pentagon to test ability to shoot down North Korean missiles

Taking a broad swipe at Obama's approach, he wrote, "The first 90 days of my presidency has exposed the total failure of the last eight years of foreign policy". Pence reassured Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that the USA considers its alliance with Japan to be a cornerstone of security in the region. "We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from across the Sea of Japan", Pence said.

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Xiaomi Mi 6 announced @ $360, 6GB RAM, 12MP Duel Camera

It features a 5.15-inch display with four-sided 3D curved glass body that is protected by a splash resistant technology. Interestingly, Xiaomi has introduced Mi6 in a highly distinctive Blue and Gold colour variant where the rear glass panel that curves along all four edges.

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BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Valuation According To Analysts

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 165,227 shares of the smartphone producer's stock worth $1,315,000 after buying an additional 42,000 shares during the period. BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March 31st. The smartphone producer reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.08.

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Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Hold Rating for Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)

Creative Planning's holdings in Whiting Petroleum Corp were worth $1,388,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Stock investors acquired 921 call options on the stock. The business earned $342.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $353.75 million. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -9% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -28.1%.

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Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Reviewed By Analysts

The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $-0.4, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $-0.22. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Ltd Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd . The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $16.24. Stock market analysts watching Nabors Industries Ltd . (NYSE: NBR ) have recently changed their ratings on the stock.

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United CEO felt 'ashamed' by video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking

A spokesperson said all those on Flight 3411 on Sunday night from Chicago to Kentucky would be "receiving compensation for the cost of their tickets", according to reports from U.S. Airport officials have said little about Sunday's events and nothing about Mr Dao's behaviour before he was pulled from the jet that was bound for Louisville, Kentucky.

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'12 soldiers dead as Saudi helicopter goes down in Yemen'

DEEPER INTO YEMEN The United States also is considering deepening its role in Yemen's conflict by more directly aiding its Gulf allies that are battling Houthi rebels who have some Iranian support, officials say, potentially relaxing a USA policy that limited American support.

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South Africa's new Finance Minister pledges to stave off third

Also on Tuesday, Gigaba briefed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria on his upcoming visit to Washington. "We will do all we can to avoid another downgrade and one of the ways to do that is to engage with Moody's directly, to demonstrate our willingness to stay the course in terms of fiscal discipline and fiscal consolidation", Gigaba told reporters after meeting investors in parliament.

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Saturn's moon Enceladus has ideal conditions for life

In the paper, the Cassini scientists shared that Enceladus has a type of chemical energy, which life can feed on. The discovery makes Enceladus the only place beyond Earth where scientists have found direct evidence of a possible energy source for life, according to the findings in the journal Science .

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Georgia Democrat puts Donald Trump's popularity to the test in Congress vote

The race comes one week after Republicans won a closer-than-expected election to fill CIA Director Mike Pompeo's former House seat in Kansas. The district, which encompasses a stretch of well-heeled suburbs north of Atlanta, has elected Republicans to the House since the late 1970s, but Trump carried it by only 1 percentage point in the November presidential election.

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Titanfall 2 Getting New Maps, Faction With Free DLC

Two new maps are landing in Titanfall 2 next week - one for standard game types and one for the new Live Fire mode. You'll also get a Deck Live Fire Map , which will offer "Tight interior spaces, exposed courtyards, and watchful drones circling overhead".

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Vineland family meets Kelleyanne Conway at White House Easter Egg roll

Mr Trump made his way through the gathered children, signing Make America Great Again hats. Trump's first egg roll marks the 139th year of the White House tradition, which dates to 1878. "Thank you everybody for coming". In rare public remarks from the White House, the First Lady offered her thanks to staff, volunteers and servicemembers at the event and beyond.


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