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Trump administration to brief full Congress on North Korea policy

Joseph Dunford , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will lead Wednesday's briefing, set to occur in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, adjacent to the West Wing. USA troops in South Korea began on Wednesday deploying a contentious anti-missile system in South Korea that has infuriated China. And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at US forces would be destroyed.

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Venezuela Prepares to Leave OAS

Venezuela has long accused the OAS secretary-general, Luis Almagro, of being a leader in instigating a "coup" against the government of President Maduro. While the opposition march was blocked by national guard tanks, pro-government groups were able to conclude activities undisturbed. Alongside the deaths since unrest erupted at the beginning of April, hundreds of people injured and more than a thousand detained.

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Galaxy S8 users experience issues with charging and Wi-Fi

In rejecting Elliott's call for a holding company structure, Samsung cited issues including regulatory and legal risks, and said it would not boost investor returns. The company's revenues rose 2% to 50.5 trillion won ($44.2 billion), also in line with its earlier estimate. And profit breakdown showed the firm's semiconductor business made its largest-ever operating profit of 6.3 trillion won.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Collector's Edition Statues Closer Look

While I had anxious about the art direction of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (even going as far as nitpicking character size and the quasi-realism bringing it closer to Contest of Champions' art style), it was mainly because I had feared the new title would lose its famous coverage over the entire screen.

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Arkansas Double Execution Of Marcel Williams And Jack Jones Highlights Gruesome Details

The state executed death row inmate Marcel Williams Monday, April 24, at 10:33 p.m., just over three hours after executing inmate Jack Jones, who died at 7:20 p.m. He strangled her with the cord to a coffee pot. Williams had labored breathing, and then grimaced slightly before losing consciousness, according to an Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution.

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Dead 43-foot whale washes up on beach at New Jersey shore

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A badly decomposed whale has been hauled off a New Jersey beach. Officials from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, based in Brigantine, began cutting up the whale's body so it could be removed and a necropsy could be performed.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:SIRI) was down -1.83%, with a high of 5.20 during the day and the volume of Sirius XM Holdings Inc . shares traded was 34773227. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings ) ratio of 336000 while the company's industry has 36.95 P/E and the sector P/E is 110.44.

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United Technologies' stock climbs as profit and sales rise above expectations

United Technologies Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 18.77 and Forward P/E ratio of 16.4. United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) traded down 0.13% during trading on Thursday, reaching $112.09. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $224,520.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

After Firefly star Nathan Fillion posted a mysterious image on his Instagram account, Marvel fans went insane assuming he has a cameo in sequel as Simon Williams - also known as Wonder Man - but his caption suggested that his role was cut from the film.

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Anti-Zuma rally as South Africa honours 1994 election

Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung Sr has paid tribute to South Africa's democracy as he highlights how football played also "played a role in the process". As Freedom Day celebrations are set to take place across the country, a mass anti-Zuma march is also planned to kick off in Pretoria on Thursday. In response to people's quest for land, Zuma reiterated that the government will use all available instruments necessary in expediting land restitution.

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Is Volkswagen selling Ducati to Hero MotoCorp?

VW has tasked investment banking boutique Evercore EVR.N with evaluating possible options including a sale of the Ducati brand, which its Audi division NSUG.DE acquired for about 860 million euros ($935 million) in 2012, the sources said.

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Amazon's "Echo Look" will tell you what to wear

Amazon lately has been forging some interesting partnerships with companies like Ford and LG, among others, to bring its Alexa virtual assistant to a wider range of third-party devices and products, and it's clearly not finished expanding its Echo product family.

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China urges S. Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP). But when Defense News pointed out almost a week later that the carrier had sailed south instead of north and remained 3,500 miles away, an uproar ensued, with abundant accusations that the USA had made an empty military threat.

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Bill Nye, the SJW Guy

Nye spoke before thousands of Americans who showed up at the USA capital, Washington D.C., to support the flagship rally for March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) despite the weather. "But when it comes to climate change , that is not controversial in the scientific community, any more than the law of universal gravitation". "I do think we should at least consider it", said Rieder, who believes that limiting the size of families is paramount to fighting global warming.

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'Call Of Duty' Is Returning To Its Roots

Players will follow the United States 1st Infantry Division "as they fight their way through the European theatre of the war", reports GameSpot , with missions including "the D-Day invasion of Normandy and Battle of the Bulge". Call of Duty: WWII arrive on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC 3 November 2017. The title is not yet rated. This time, the guys from Sledgehammer Games will work on the Call of Duty : WWII and there are already rumors suggesting that it will sell way better than ...

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Video technology confirmed for 2018 World Cup

In terms of the regional meeting, Infantino addressed the series of corruption scandals that beheaded many of FIFA and Conmebol's federations and highlighted that a new stage had begun. Proposals include raising the number of competing countries to 16 from the usual number of 12, CONMEBOL's vice-president Arturo Salah said. "The Copa America with European teams would be like a World Cup".

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Global Lead Carbon Battery Market 2017 - ShuangDeng, China Tianneng, Furukawa, Eastpenn

According to Deepa Tatkare, Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare at Allied Market Research, "The use of medical electrodes is expected to increase in the near future, owing to the new medical applications putting high focus on early diagnosis along with new electrode indications enhancing market growth North America dominates the global medical electrodes market , and is expected to maintain its lead throughout the forecast period, owing to the high adoption rate of medical electrodes".

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Vivo V5s : Another Selfie Expert Launched

Coming to the display , the device sports a 5.5-inch HD screen with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Vivo has introduced an App Clone feature that allows you to "clone" the app. The USP of this phone is its fantastic selfie capability. As seen on the Vivo V5, the Vivo V5s also feature a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.

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Apple to Discard Rear Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 8, New Leaks Suggest

It could, however, come at the cost of the phone's much loved Touch ID fingerprint scanner. That compares to the side-by-side array within the iPhone 7 Plus. There is some suggestion that getting the fingerprint scanner to work under the glass might significantly delay the launch of the smartphone. Fortunately, this latest schematic shown off by artist/leaker Benjamin Geskin is far more encouraging, as it hints at the kind of seamless design we've come to expect from each new iPhone.

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Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative story says

In this April 28, 1993 photo provided by the San Diego Natural History Museum, a bulldozer refills the Cerutti Mastodon site in San Diego, Calif., after the excavation and salvage of fossils. Alongside the bones, researchers also uncovered rocks that (they say) bear signs of being used as tools. They also may have extracted marrow from the bones for nutrition.

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Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80000 units in India

Apple is now playing defense and this year is going to be a grueling challenge just because the S8 is truly a stellar device. That said, it could be a while before we see a full face Infinity Display on a Samsung device. To be safe, ensure that you are connected to the internet via Wi-Fi and your phone has at least 50% battery power. The new smartphone just hit store shelves and Consumer Reports reveals how the Galaxy S8 stacks up against the competition.

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Chinese court sentences United States citizen to jail for espionage

The U.S. State Department confirmed the sentencing took place Tuesday. She is being held in a police detention center-rather than being sent to prison-during the 10-day window for filing an appeal, Shang said, and before the trial, she told him she would not appeal if the sentence was light.

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MORGAN STANLEY: Nintendo's Switch is 'insufficiently priced into the stock'

The company's first financial results since the Switch launched are in, and they revealed that the console has sold 2.74 million units. For the 12-month period beginning this month, Nintendo expects to see operating profit of Yen65 billion yen ($585 million) on revenue of Yen750 billion, the company said.

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Kia to invest $1.1 billion to build its first India factory

South Korean carmaker Kia Motors signed a deal on Thursday to invest about $1.1 billion to build its first factory in India, aiming to tap a fast growing market at a time when its China sales are sagging. "We will also solidify the company's future competitiveness on a thorough localization strategy", the company said. Furthermore, the region's fast-developing supply chain network and skilled labour force were other key reasons for the new investment by Kia Motors .

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Cassini Spacecraft Re-Establishes Contact After 'Dive' Between Saturn And Its Rings

The probe executed the daredevil manoeuvre on Wednesday - the first of 22 plunges planned over the next five months - while out of radio contact. Moreover, the high-resolution images of the rings will enable us to find out more about how they are formed and what materials create such attractive structures.

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Cassini Probe Prepares For Descent Into Saturn's Rings

Cassini travels at speeds of up to 77,000 miles per hour (124,000 kph) relative to the planet as it completes its dives through the gap between the rings and planet. Once inside, Cassini will complete 22 ring gap orbits before making the final leap and diving into Saturn's atmosphere. Cassini, named for the Italian astronomer who discovered four of Saturn's moons in the 17th century, launched in 1997 and in 2004 became the first human spacecraft to enter Saturn's orbit.

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Profits Surge; Landmark Dividend; No to Holding Company Structure — Samsung Electronics

Samsung's display business posted Won1.3tn in first-quarter operating profit after suffering an operating loss of Won270bn a year earlier. It was its biggest quarterly net profit since the record third quarter of 2013. The Galaxy S8 smartphones has gotten favorable initial reviews, though some consumers complained that the screen appeared to have a pink hue. Samsung Electronics said in a statement that transitioning to a holding-company structure would compromise its competitiveness and ...

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BlackBerry KeyOne will be available next month

As for Canada availability, the BlackBerry KEYone will go on sale at Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel, and TELUS Business starting at $199 CAD on a two-year term on May 31, as well. Thankfully, it also runs Android now, so all of the apps you are used to, will be safe and secure on it. It will be exclusive to the department store for a limited time.

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Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages

Royal Bank Of Canada restated their outperform rating on shares of Precision Drilling Co. The oil and gas company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.05. Finally, Scotiabank reiterated a sector perform rating and issued a C$7.00 price objective on shares of Precision Drilling in a report on Tuesday, December 6th.

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NASA spacewalking suits in short supply, report finds

Whitson called the space station "a key bridge" between living on Earth and traveling into deep space, and she singled out the station's recycling system that transforms astronauts' urine into drinking water. Already poised to smash several astronomical records for snowballing time, the USA astronaut, Peggy Whitson has added a new feather to her cap by spending most days in the space.

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Saturn, Jupiter Moons May Be Able To Support Life — NASA New Discoveries

That's how the Cassini team found hydrogen in the water. According to NASA, this reaction is known as " methanogenesis " because it produces methane as a byproduct and could have been critical to the origin of life on Earth. The Cassini spacecraft wasn't created to detect life in Enceladus plume since the scientists didn't know that it existed until the spacecraft reached Saturn.

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Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

During a video call with NASA astronauts Monday, President Donald Trump joked that he wouldn't want to re-use human urine as drinking water - a practice common in USA spaceflight. "It's really not as bad as it sounds", she assured the president. Astronaut Leland Melvin described Whitson as "kind, generous, inclusive and did everything with grace" in Gizmodo adding, "It's great to work with someone that's technically competent especially if you are flying in space but Peggy was so much more".

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to arrive with dual rear cameras

The phones also have the option of Iris scanner and face recognition for unlocking them. Also, looking at the latest leak image, the Galaxy J5 (2017) might just be a simple mid-ranger with no specific design-element to talk about. The Samsung Galaxy S8+, as the name suggests, is bigger and comes with a larger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with same QHD resolution but 531ppi. Both the devices are IP68 rated dust and water resistant and have Android Nougat operating system out of the box.

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'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets May 2019 release date: Disney

But for now, we should focus on the three Star Wars movies still to come between now and 2019. Disney has announced its 2019 animation film rosters. This image released by Lucasfilm shows Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in a scene from the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", expected in theaters in December.

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Instagram active users slams Twitter by 2x

Since December, Instagram has racked up 100 million new users, a growth of 16.7 percent in a single quarter. In April, Credit Suisse estimated that Instagram would generate over $3 billion in revenue for Facebook in 2016. The photo-based social network - which has been owned by Facebook since 2012 - had previously grown from 500 million to 600 million MAUs in six months.


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