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Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend

The shower is expected to be at its most intense late Friday and early Saturday , with prime viewing between 2 a.m. and dawn. The Lyrids begin as tiny specks of dust that hit Earth's atmosphere at 109,600 miles per hour, vaporizing from friction with the air and leaving behind the streaks of light we call meteors, Astronomy magazine reported.

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ India Launch Announced

The site does note that Galaxy S Active devices typically have larger batteries than their regular non-ruggedized counterparts. Samsung earlier predicted that its first-quarter operating profit advanced 48.2 percent on-year, apparently helped by the robust performance of its chip business.

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Call of Duty WWII Confirmed, full reveal to follow next week

Activision today revealed that the next Call of Duty release will head back to World War II ... and why not? Sledgehammer Games' next Call of Duty is the studio's "biggest game-making project to date", the developer has advised. Activision (ATVI) confirmed months of speculation on Friday by unveiling the name for the next effort in their long-running shooter franchise, and it's surprisingly straightforward.

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LG G6 goes up for pre-booking ahead of April 24 launch

Mainly, it lacks the removable battery and needs to offer better battery life to stand against the flagship brands. The smartphone is a Water and Dust resistant with IP68 rating. Even though Qualcomm already announced the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC which will be first seen with the Galaxy S8 launching next month, LG still opted for the Snapdragon 821 SoC instead of delaying the launch.

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores hoping to reignite brand

If you're living in one of the countries where Xiaomi is selling devices (or willing to fearless an import), you could also wait for the Mi 6 to be released - after all, it's only half the cost of the Galaxy S8, with similar specs. Reports from South Korea say the displays show a distinctive red dim that users can tweak in the Settings menu. Also, Samsung is adding stereo speakers to Galaxy Note 8 which (if true) will be the first time on a Samsung Galaxy Smartphone.

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Canada's Not the Challenge for U.S. Dairy, Trudeau Says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Canada's dairy industry Thursday, insisting that any conversation Canada has on the file with the United States must be based on "facts". Trump said Canada has been "very, very unfair" to dairy farmers and "we're going to start working on that". "(Trump is) a little bit unlike many politicians", the prime minister said, acknowledging the magnitude of his understatement amid laughter from the crowd.

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Police officer and attacker killed in Paris shooting incident

ELEANOR BEARDSLEY, BYLINE: Well, Ari, like you said, a gunman came up in a auto, shot at policeman and killed one, wounded two others. "The perpetrator of the attack in Champs Elysee in central Paris is Abu Yussef the Belgian and he is one of the Islamic State's fighters", IS claimed in a statement by the jihadists' propaganda agency Amaq .

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Facebook F8 217 - Facebook Spaces, Facebook Gameroom And More

And since this is just the beta version which is already looking promising, we are eager to see what improvements and new features Facebook will bring in the future. Zuckerberg said that it would take time for the AR Studio platform to take shape. Facebook said it aims to combine a phone directory and Yellow Pages to help Messenger users find relevant contacts and businesses.

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Microsoft to stick with twice-a-year feature updates for Windows 10

However, Last year the company uncharacteristically ended up rolling out only one, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. What's particularly interesting about that from a Windows 10 users perspective is that Microsoft targets September 2017 for the next Windows 10 feature update , codename Redstone 3 .

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White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

The proposal is not much different than ideas discussed before Congress left town for its current two-week Easter recess and it's unclear whether it does enough to convince both moderate and conservative opponents to support the bill. Any states that allow insurers to charge consumers more based on health status would also have to set up a high-risk pool to assist those affected. There's no mention of Medicaid in the new deal , and cut backs on Medicaid funding in the last health care bill ...

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March for Science Set for Earth Day

It's discouraging to witness the current attacks on science, and the ever-increasing consequences of climate change, diminishing ocean health and other human-caused problems, but seeing so many people standing up for science and humanity is reason for optimism.

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In his own words: Text of Trump's latest complaints about Canadian trade

Trump also reiterated his threat to eliminate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico if it can not be changed. Trump delivered his strongest-ever broadside at America's northern neighbour, piling atop his complaints earlier in the week about Canadian dairy and adding fresh gripes for good measure - this time about energy and lumber.

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President Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

While Trump has already made good on some major campaign promises , including nominating and securing confirmation for Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and pulling the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, his presidency has mostly been marked by some high-profile failures.

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Chaffetz Denies Reports He'll Immediately Step Down

Although he left open the possibility that he would seek public office in the future, he emphasized that he would not do so in 2018. But the pending retirement of the Republican chairman of one of the most influential congressional committees has prompted Democrats to declare victory.

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GTA Online's Tiny Racers is Like Micro Machines, Coming Next Week

Rockstar Games hasn't divulged a full list of the power-ups just yet, but they're sure to be a who's who of great tools that will help you win the race. All this said, the Weed Farm is among the least profitable or efficient of the businesses available in the game, so we'd only recommend grabbing this deal if it's your second business and you've got a cocaine lockup running already.

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Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

Trump long has supported the Patriots - particularly Brady and coach Bill Belichick - and seemed excited to welcome the Super Bowl champs. The visit came on the same day that Gronkowski's former teammate, convicted murderer and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, was found dead in his prison cell, as Opposing Views previously reported.

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Samsung has started firmware development for the Galaxy Note 8

Late sales of Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge might have gone some way to stemming the Galaxy Note 7's shortfall, but it's Samsung's semiconductor business that's been bringing home the most bacon recently: rising price and demand for DRAM and NAND flash have sent its profits soaring .

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EPA Shuts Down Rumor Chicago Office Is Closing: 'False Information'

They wanted Pruitt to know how EPA cuts could affect the health and safety of their community, according to a report . The site includes part of the former USS Lead facility along with nearby commercial, municipal and residential areas, including the West Calumet public housing complex.

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US Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

The question for Ossoff, and Democrats more broadly, is whether they can successfully link an establishment Republican like Handel to the less-than-popular Trump over the course of a two month, one-versus-one runoff slog. "I say bring it on", she said. We all have to rise above it, that it is about the district that has a long legacy of Republican leadership, from my good friend current HHS Secretary Tom Price, to Senator Isakson and former Speaker Newt Gingrich.

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Google Home Supports Multi Users Now

Confusing different voices isn't that big of a deal because Google is still pretty skittish about actually doing things to your Google account through the device. So, when you ask Google Assistant for help going forward, it'll be able to distinguish your voice from your son's or husband's or daughter's or roommate's and switch to the right account.

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Inside the Numbers for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL)

The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Monday, April 24th. 10/29/2015 - QTS Realty Trust, Inc. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.28%. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.28, for a total value of $96,840.00.

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EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

Speaking to Fox & Friends last Friday morning , Pruitt claimed once again that the groundbreaking climate change mitigation pact - one that virtually every single other nation on Earth has vowed to adhere to with or without the help of the United States - is a "bad deal" for his country.

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Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Tillerson said the Trump administration is reviewing the deal in light of these and other concerns. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" aimed at destabilising the Middle East. The review will look at Tehran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal and its behaviour in the region which Tillerson said undermined United States interests in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.

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Analyst Price Targets On NMC Health (LON:NMC)

The Company's segments include UK & ROI, which includes the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland; International, which includes Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia and Thailand, and Tesco Bank, which includes retail banking and insurance services through Tesco Bank in the United Kingdom.

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139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids

President Donald Trump at the official White House Easter Egg Roll yesterday, hosted this year by the (oh-so-living of the middle class) Trump family. There was, however, some speculation about whether the Trumps would be able to pull off a successful "egg-stravaganza". In the weeks leading up to event - planning falls unto the First Lady and her staff - the White House spoke of a scaled back celebration, estimating 21,000 guests would attend (last year, 35,000 people attended Barack Obama's ...

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Trump to attend ASEAN, APEC Summits this year

Paynor said Asean's committee on security is preparing to ensure "zero incident" during the 30th Asean summit in Manila. Bolivar said they expected all nine other ASEAN leaders to be in attendance at the meetings to be held at the Philippine International Convention Center on April 29.

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American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space Station

Fischer wrote in a Twitter post alongside a photo of him and Yurchikhin. At 57, Ms Whitson also is the oldest woman in space. "It's so attractive", Fischer told his wife, describing the experience as "a burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce".

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Nintendo Switch 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Bundle Leaked By Official Russian Site

Nintendo says the Switch is its fastest-selling console in history - besting the Wii and the Super Nintendo, among others. The only answer for more copies of Zelda being sold than units of the Switch is fans are buying gear and games before they buy the Switch.

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Airtel Offers 35 GB Free Data As Against 28 GB By Jio

We now have a clearer look on what prepaid customers can choose in order to get the best of 4G data offer with free voice calls in India. The latest offer from Jio is only applicable to Vivo smartphone owners. It also shows that the daily data usage has increased by 37percent, reaching from 40MB to 55MB. Subscribers have to select their favourite teams and if the chosen team wins, users get 3GB data while a draw will offer 2GB free data .

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Samsung sees 48% rise in Q1-17 earnings at $8.8 bn

The strong comeback was a result of booming sales of memory chips and flat-panel displays, Samsung said. To give this some context, this would become Samsung's second highest quarterly operating profit ever, beaten only by its 10.16 trillion won (~$9.34 billion) in Q3 of 2013.

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IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

Samsung was forced late in development to abandon the feature for the Galaxy S8. The analyst explains that the full-screen design has offset other concerns relating to the Galaxy S8, such as its rear-facing fingerprint sensor and the lack of a dual-camera.

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1st tropical depression of season forms far from land

But in a twist, the system turned fully tropical today with a more symmetric grouping of thunderstorms and 35 mph winds - four miles below tropical storm status. The first name on the list for tropical storms for this year is Arlene. Can tropical systems influence the spread of the Zika virus? The storm poses no threat to land.

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NASA announces that Saturn's moon could support life

That chemical, detected by the Cassini spacecraft, is molecular hydrogen (H2), which is produced by hydrothermal vents in the Earth's sea floor that are harbors for microbial life. "This is the closest we've come, so far, to identifying a place with some of the ingredients needed for a habitable environment", Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at Headquarters in Washington, said in a statement.

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Is Samsung planning dual cameras for the Galaxy Note 8?

The global electronics giant has scheduled the Galaxy S8 launch event in New Delhi at 12 pm today. It will be interesting to see if Samsung's positioning of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ models works, given that it has to cover up for the losses from Note 7 fiasco.

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Katy Perry gets trolled for posting picture of Goddess Kali

While another wrote: "This is a shameful and offensive act". One of the user wrote, "Don't disrespect Indian Goddess. this can't be called as mood. have some values". Katy Perry has invited the wrath of Indians. "'I pray all the time - for self-control, for humility". Despite saying she didn't belong to a particular faith, Perry married her first husband, comedian Russell Brand, in a private Hindu ceremony in India in 2010.


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