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Xbox Games with Gold June 2017: Watch Dogs, SpeedRunners & more

I understand some people feel it is a great game and it does have a very interesting setting, but it was easily one of the worst titles of 2012. Xbox One users can download SpeedRunners the rather fun multiplayer side-scrolling racing game from DoubleDutch Games for the entire month of June.

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Trump budget calls for drawing private highway funding, more tolls

Administration officials say they want to tighten work requirements to get millions of people off government support programs and back into the labor force, saying that will help them achieve their ambitious goal of boosting economic growth on a sustained basis to 3 percent annual gains.

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Suspicion: Massive cyber attack caused by North Korea

There have been reports the Lazarus group is affiliated with Bureau 121 . Mehta is not the only expert who noticed these similarities. "Further research can be crucial to connecting the dots", its experts wrote. "There's a lot of ifs in there", added Prof Woodward. The countries most affected by WannaCry to date are Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine and India, according to Czech security firm Avast.

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A bag of moon dust is up for auction

Nancy Lee Carlson, a Chicago area attorney, bought the bag at an auction. According to Sotheby's the (by now empty) lunar sample bag was never picked up by the National Collections and was instead lumped into a lot of items the US Marshall's service set for auction in 2015.

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'Ultrasecure' Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be easily tricked, say hackers

The Samsung S8's iris recognition security feature has been shown to be easily bypassed with "basic tools" by German hackers. During the leadup to the launch of the S8 , Samsung talked a lot about the phone's many features , even boasting that its iris scanner was better than the FBI's fingerprint technology .

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Donald Trump acknowledges India as 'victim of terrorism' at Riyadh summit

Trump's remarks took place on Sunday in the Saudi Arabian city of Riyadh , where Trump attended an Arab-Islamic-American summit. However, news accounts have not accused Mr Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday in which he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat Islamist militants, Trump referred to " Islamic extremism ", although advance excerpts had him saying " Islamist extremism ".

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Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

Ailes, who was a hemophiliac, was hospitalized in recent days after complications from a fall, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing a person familiar with the situation. Ailes is universally regarded as a brilliant political strategist. The Hill's Joe Concha, who occasionally appears Fox News , snarked at several critics who posted tweets noting Ailes' alleged behavior toward some women at Fox News .

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Jim Hackett Named Ford CEO, Mark Fields To Retire

Ford Motor Company on May 22, 2017 named Jim Hackett as president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields , as the company faces declining sales in the United States and Chinese markets. In case you were, you know, sleeping overnight, reports of a huge management shakeup at Ford came out. Ford earned more than $25 billion in profits in the past four years, helped largely by the surging US auto and truck market.

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US seeks $3.6 trillion spending cut to balance budget

Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program, while a wave of Medicaid cuts - on top of more than $ 800 billion in the House-passed health care bill - could deny nursing home care to millions of elderly poor people . Agriculture Department inspectors at meat and poultry plants. Trump's proposal foresees selling half of the US emergency oil stockpile, created in 1975 after the Arab oil embargo caused fears of price spikes.

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Trump's $4.1 trillion budget relies on deep domestic cuts

A president's budget has to be approved by Congress , so the final form is often quite different from what the chief executive proposes. It's part of a continued effort by the Trump administration to trigger a conservative overhaul of Medicaid , the state/federal health care plan for the poor and people with disabilities.

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South Africa reassured by increased security

South Africa are now ranked number one in ODIs but will come up against an England team that have lost only one series at home, a 3-2 defeat to world champions Australia, since their 2015 World Cup debacle, when they were knocked out in the group stage.

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Hackers hit Russian banks in a precursor to European attacks

The hacker group was arrested a year ago before they could manage to affect banks in other countries. A Russian security company, Group IB , reckons the raids also thwarted plans to take the campaign national, to Great Britain, Germany, France, the USA, Turkey, Singapore, and Australia.

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Google aims to connect online ads to physical stores

Speaking of which, Attribution 360 got an upgrade. The first of these products is Google Attribution, which enables marketers to measure the impact of their marketing across devices and channels, all in one location. The new initiative will make connections between users who click on an ad online but later swipe a credit card to buy the goods at the advertiser's physical store - now a low-visibility area for advertisers.

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Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NOK) And Apple Settle All Litigation

Vetr cut Nokia Oyj from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $5.52 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Monday, February 13th. Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE: NOK ) yearly performance is 19.19%. Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Nokia Corporation (NOK ).

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

At least one major insurer, Molina, has said it would immediately drop its health care marketplace plans. But as the third consecutive request for a delay in the case, Monday's court filing also injects uncertainty for insurers during the very season when they must tell states whether they intend to take part in ACA marketplaces for 2018.

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Bustling Stock in Focus: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

The stock increased 2.44% or $0.04 on May 19, reaching $1.68. About 85,534 shares traded. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since May 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Salem Counselors reported 440,707 shares. Most recently Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Cisco Systems, Inc.

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IKEA is Making HomeKit Smart Lights Affordable for Everyone

In the coming years, there will be more launches to build out their solution for a smart and connected home. Thanks to IKEA , just about anyone can install smart lighting in their homes and manage them with Google Assistant , Amazon Alexa , and Siri.

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Destiny 2's Story Campaign, and more, unveiled by Bungie

Speaking to Forbes Bungie's Steve Cotton affirmed that Grimoire cards would be left out, after being asked if they would return. He went on to explain the reason behind this decision: "We want people to be able to find the lore". Since The Taken King and Rise of Iron expansions were released for Destiny , it really seems like Bungie is delivering on what was promised so long ago.

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Facebook Live to get personal on the public platform

Now, using Live Chat With Friends, you'll be able to invite friends to join you in a private conversation about a Live broadcast that's taking place. Users can still easily jump in between group feeds and friend chat, but enhanced filtering of public feeds seems like a feature Facebook would only further refine in Live.

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Ivanka Trump says Saudi progress on women 'encouraging'

Urging the Muslim world to join hands to eradicate the menace of the ISIS and stabilise the region, Trump said, "Responsible nations must work together to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria, and eradicate the ISIS, the Al-Qaida, the Hezbollah and the Hamas, which are responsible for generations of vanished dreams".

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Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered career-threatening injuries to her left hand as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December. The draw for the French Open will take place on Friday and Kvitova's spokesman Karel Tejkal said the Czech star could still make the May 28-June 11 Grand Slam.

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Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

In the 1970s, New York Times reviewer Vincent Canby dismissed Moore's acting abilities as having "reduced all human emotions to a series of variations on one gesture, the raising of the right eyebrow". Moore, who was born in London in 1927, began his career as a model in the 1950s, the Guardian notes . Some believed he would find it impossible to escape the image of The Saint but he returned to television in 1972 in the highly successful series The Persuaders in partnership with ...

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More than 98% of WannaCry victims used Windows 7

It should also prevent WannaCry from locking up more files in the future. "Raiu, director of Kaspersky's global research and analysis team, tweeted: "#WannaCry infection distribution by the Windows version. Actually, wanakiwi from Benjamin Delpy (@ gentilkiwi ) works for both Windows XP (x86 confirmed ) and Windows 7 ( x86 confirmed ). As per the statistics from Kaspersky Lab, 60.35 percent of the affected computers were running the 64-bit Windows 7 operating system, ...

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North Korea ready to mass produce new missile

It called the missile - capable of reaching Japan and major USA military bases there - an "answer" to President Trump's policies. The latest test confirmed the reliable late-stage guidance of the Pukguksong-2 missile's warhead and the functioning of its solid-fuel engine, the KCNA state news agency said.

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Huawei's new MateBook X goes after the Apple MacBook

Huawei today introduced a trio of new MateBooks, expanding its mobile portfolio and building on its success in delivering beautifully-designed and powerful high-end devices . Prices start at 1,400 euros ($1572) with 8 GB of memory and a 256 GB SSD. The Matebook X is equipped with Intel's HD 620 graphics. It has a 5449 mAh battery for a reported 10 hours of video playback.

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WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe

While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, Trump later admitted that the Russian Federation investigation - which he has called a "hoax" - played a role.

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Based businessman arrested in Pakistan for not carrying proper travel documents

However, here ATS sources said after seeing his photograph in Pakistani media, it appeared he was the same person, who along with LeT suspect, Bada Imran, crossed over to Pakistan via Jammu & Kashmir in 2006. A case has been filed against him under Article 14 of the Foreign Act and he was sent to 14-day judicial remand. Sheikh was arrested from the F-8 area of Islamabad by Margalla police on May 19 for allegedly living there without proper permission and travel documents.

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Apollo 11 relic owned by Illinois woman to be auctioned off

The Washington Post has a delightful account of the bag's litigation-fueled journey from Earth to the Moon to Earth then to some guy in Kansas then to an auction house then to a bigger auction house. She sent it off to Nasa to be tested, where they found traces of moon dust still on it! The government argued that they never authorized the sale of Armstrong's bag and tried to get the sale reversed.

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'Doomsday' tunnel entrance in Arctic flooded by melting permafrost

Aschem continues that the measures are being carried out to provide additional security to the seed vault, based on a precautionary or "better safe than sorry" approach. Statsbygg stresses that the seeds have "never been threatened", but it is still making some "technical improvements" to the vault. The deep permafrost was expected to provide a " failsafe " protection against natural or man-made doomsday scenarios.

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Smartphone review: Samsung Galaxy S8

However, for all its greatness there is one hugely annoying feature on the Galaxy S8 and it seems Samsung knows it. Speculations on the look of the device center on the fact that Samsung may have made their device more shockproof, especially for consumers who are prone to dropping their mobile phones.

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Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

The provincial government said during such a classification, the Disaster Management Act empowers the provincial government to protect key frontline service delivery points by reprioritising funding. "In January 2016‚ parts of the west coast and central Karoo were declared agricultural drought disaster areas‚" said Mpofu. Cape Town authorities say area dam levels are at 20.7 per cent, down by 0.7 per cent from a week ago.

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BioWare is Working On a New Dragon Age Game

The studio hasn't exactly been trying to keep his work secret, though - Kennedy pointed out to Eurogamer that Mark Darrah, the series' executive producer, said " welcome to Dragon Age " earlier this year in a tweet about Kennedy. He talks about the advantages and disadvantages of working remotely, one of them being not being in an office environment. Any questions he needs to ask will not be answered until BioWare Edmonton goes online, so he needs to plan around the problem while waiting for ...

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President Zuma Congratulates Iranian President

He said that people of Iraq and Syria have been the real fighters against terrorism. Also Monday, the foreign ministers of France and Germany said their countries want to work with Iran following Rouhani's re-election but are pressing Tehran to keep to the nuclear deal and to help de-escalate Mideast conflicts.

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Mouse sperm survive space to spawn

The study was not released to the public on Monday. And while sperm is damaged by long-term solar radiation exposure, the researchers found that any damage is repaired during embryo development. Our planet is protected from this radiation because of out atmosphere and magnetic field, known as the magnetosphere. "We really don't know any of the things that we need to know to say that human reproduction in space is going to be successful or safe", he says.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leaked online, arriving soon

It's a pretty well known fact at this point that using any form of biometric authentication, such as a fingerprint scanner or face unlocking, is essentially choosing convenience over actual security. And since the phone was featured on the Wireless Power Consortium, we can safely confirm that the phone will come with wireless charging. Samsung has already confirmed that it is working on the Galaxy Note 7 successor, possibly dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Note 8, that will arrive in the second ...


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