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BA flights restored but questions remain after weekend IT meltdown

It blamed a power surge that knocked out its computer system, disrupting flight operations, call centers and its website. The airline managed to restore a normal level of service quickly, with 95 percent of flights running as scheduled by Monday.

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Firefighters advance on blaze southeast of San Diego

The Gate Fire , which has blackened about 2,055 open acres northwest of Dulzura, was fully contained Tuesday. The fire was 30 percent contained at midday, Sanchez said. The Thousand Trails Pio Pico Campground on Otay Lakes Road was evacuated, and there was damage to infrastructure at the campground, firefighters said.

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Urging love, Ariana Grande plans show for Manchester attack victims

United Kingdom correspondent Ben Bland told Nadine Higgins authorities in the United Kingdom say it could compromise the investigation and cause distress. British media reported that Abdul Wahab Hafidah died after being run over and stabbed in the neck in Manchester's Moss Side district in May previous year.

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June 2017 PlayStation Plus PS4 Free Games Accidentally Leaked, Looks Legit

Of course, as is the case with most errant tweets leaking information that's not yet meant to go out to the masses, the tweet was later pulled. According to Turkey's Playstation Twitter account, players should expect Killing Floor 2 and Life is unusual for next month's lineup of PS+ Games.

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Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

Smoke billows from burning houses as a result of continued airstrikes by government forces against Muslim militants, is seen from a village in the outskirts of Marawi city Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in southern Philippines. The DND said more than a dozen people had been executed by the militants, and numerous others have been taken hostage. Helicopters frequently buzzed overhead and sporadic gunfire and blasts shattered the eerie silence.

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Genetic Study Reveals The Surprising Ancestry Of Ancient Egyptians

In a recent study , researchers analyzed the genetic composition of Egyptian mummies. The researchers are curious whether the data from Abusir el-Meleq is representative of the larger population of Egypt and call for further genetic investigation.

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Wolff: Vettel win not 'orchestrated' by Ferrari

Australian Daniel Ricciardo , who was unlucky not to win a year ago, finished third for Red Bull , while Lewis Hamilton , who had started 13th, ended up in seventh place. "Obviously, this is what we got today. I will definitely look into it". The auto of Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany is pushed from the track during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017.

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Uber fires Levandowski amid Waymo self-driving dispute

Alphabet has alleged that Levandowski stole 14,000 files before leaving the company to start his own autonomous tech startup, Otto, which Uber later acquired. An Uber spokesperson confirmed the shake up to Mashable , and insisted that Levandowski forced the company's hand. In Levandowski's termination letter, first obtained by the Washington Post , Uber wrote that it "requested your full cooperation" but "as of today, you have not complied with these requirements".

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John Terry reveals how Victor Moses felt after FA Cup sending off

File: Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger reacts to their first goal on the touchline during the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. "You can not make 35 years at the top level if you believe you're not the right man to do the job". But Wenger said the criticism he received this season in the build-up to the final was " a disgrace " he will "never forget".

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Neuburgh Advisers LLC Boosts Stake in Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC)

On last trading day, Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) has risen 30.43% since May 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. On Tuesday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with "Buy". (NYSE:WBC) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, January 13 by BMO Capital Markets.

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Kenya: Who Will Be President Come August?

President Kenyatta was accompanied by the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto, Nairobi Governor aspirant Mike Sonko and his running mate Polycarp Igathe, Nairobi Senate aspirant Sakaja Johnson, Kiambu Governor aspirant Ferdinand Waititu Babayao among many other Jubilee Party leaders.

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This Is The F1 Powertrain Of The Mercedes-AMG Project One

A single turbocharger is split in half with a huge compressor in front of the engine and a turbine at the rear, connected by a shaft that runs through the middle of the engine's V. The hybrid hyper vehicle also claims an impressive total thermal efficiency of 43 percent. The technology at work here is ingenious, resulting in an engine that has 43-per-cent thermal efficiency.

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No time off in Panama for Noriega's death

Following a second operation doctors put him in an induced coma. A US Senate sub-committee once described Washington's relationship with Noriega as one of the United States' most serious foreign policy failures. But he got into drug trafficking and for a period of time was quite important in facilitating trafficking with the Colombian drug cartel. Noriega also helped the USA seize drugs at sea and track money laundering in Panama's banks, and reported on guerrilla and terrorist activities.

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Barrier Reef bleaching worse than expected

The most severe mortality was confined to the area north of Port Douglas, where an estimated 70% of shallow water corals died and there was significant variability between and within reefs . Australia's Great Barrier Reef lost almost a third of its corals in the past year, officials have said. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority said, '"The planet has changed in a way that science informs us is unprecedented in human history".

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NASA Bfg on Solar Probe Plus, May 2017, Chicago

The spacecraft will be placed withing 4 million miles of the sun's surface, facing heat and radiation unlike any spacecraft in history. It is expected that it will help people to learn about solar flares and occur on the Earth magnetic storms.

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Nintendo Theme Parks May Include Mario Kart Races

The filing (via this tweet ) is under the name Super Nintendo World , which now is the name for the Japan attraction (and the first planned to open in 2020 ). The trademark was pointed out by a recent post on NeoGAF. New details outline potential attractions for Universal Studios' Orlando, Hollywood, and Osaka parks.

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Rabada, Parnell set up convincing victory for South Africa at Lord's

England will go into the Champions Trophy on home soil with their two big-money Indian Premier League stars at the forefront of their one-day global resurgence. On resumption, Amla completed a 51-ball fifty but became the first victim of Roland-Jones (1-34) in the next over. An overcast morning and a green-tinged pitch meant it was no surprise when de Villiers opted to field first upon winning the toss.

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Trump hails heroes at Arlington

Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard as Byers' tearful parents and Horton's emotional widow looked on. After his speech, Trump visited Robert Kelly's grave in Section 60 of the cemetery. Byers died in November 2016 in Afghanistan, shot by Taliban fire during a special force operation.

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Premier Wynne announces sweeping changes to Ontario's labour law

The changes are largely in line with recommendations with the Changing Workplaces Review released last week, though in some cases, such as raising minimum wage and more rigid scheduling rules, they went beyond what the review suggested. "I believe this government desires to do right by workers in Ontario; they have all the resources they need to make good on their intentions, and to make it fair", said Buckley.

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IPhone 8 to feature new display format

Apple's next generation iPhone will not be similar in display like the previous devices and will sport a 18.5:9 aspect ratio like LG G6. Take a look at the videos:Setting the stage of iPhone 8? Apple is removing the physical home button to make room for the bigger screen.

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Nvidia unveils new design for powerful slim gaming laptops

According to the company, Max-Q laptops can be as thin as a MacBook Air , boasting up to a whopping 70 percent more gaming performance than what's now on the market. Jen Hsun brought out a couple of system to illustrate the differences between older gaming notebooks and next-gen notebooks featuring Max-Q design. Partners include Acer, Alienware, Asus , Clevo, Dream Machine, ECT, Gigabyte, Hasee, HP, LDLC, Lenovo, Maingear, MSI, Multicom, Origin PC, PC Specialist, Sager, and Scan.

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Asus Introduced 5 New Laptops At Computex 2017 | Price and Specs Overview

To ensure the CPU and GPU run cool at all times, Asus uses a dual-fan cooling solution. The ZenBook Flip S has a 13.3-inch 4K touchscreen display and can be rotated 360 degrees. Apart from the laptops, Asus also launched the Designo MZ27AQ monitor. All the new laptops were announced at the Asus Computex 2017 conference. The other one is the ZenBook Pro which is a direct competitor of Apple's MacBook Pro .

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The climate deal - Trump again basks in the limelight

President Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support the Paris climate deal next week. Trump declined to endorse the Paris climate accords last Saturday, ending his first foreign trip much as he began it: at odds with several of the nation's allies and under a cloud of questions back home about his ties to Russian Federation.

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Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

It was just another one of those games in a Stanley Cup Final when a team goes 37 minutes without a shot and gets the W. Ryan Ellis used teammate Viktor Arvidsson as a screen for a long shot that got past Murray during a power play at 8:21 of the second period, and a shot by defenseman Roman Josi hit Sissons on the leg and caromed into the net during a power play at 10:06 of the third.

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New Overwatch content seems imminent, following cryptic new Blizzard post

And understandably, Twitterdom has reacted with a mass scratching of heads and stroking of beards - much to the delight of the social wizards over at Blizzard, who have been stoking the confusion. In a post to Twitter, an image refers to a "specimen training module" with two missing inhabitants; one is for the pre-existing hero Winston, but another called Hammond is also mentioned.

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L&T Q4 net rises 28% to Rs 3180 cr

New Delhi , May 29 Engineering and construction conglomerate LaRSen & Toubro (L&T) today registered a 29.5 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,025 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017. 34% of the total revenue was captured by global business where gross revenue stood at Rs 37,653 crore. L&T won fresh orders worth Rs 1,42,995 crore at the group level during the year.

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JioFiber to offer 100GB data at Rs 500 this Diwali

Recently, company's official Twitter handle confirmed that the JioFiber Preview Offer is now rolled out in six cities including Mumbai , Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Vadodara. Airtel is already bettering its home broadband offering by introducing new packs that offer 90GB of data at Rs 1,099 and 60GB of data for Rs 899. The JioFiber Preview Offer will provide its users with free high-speed internet for the first three months.

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Not everyone is happy your magikarp can die in Magikarp Jump

It all comes down to JP: if your jump stat is higher than your opponents, you'll win. Following its initial launch in Japan, Italy, and several other countries, Pokemon Magikarp Jump is now available as a free download in the U.S. Fans of Magikarp can discover nearly all kinds of this particular Pokemon by using numerous available patterns such as Calico, Polka Dots, etc.

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Tokyo RPG Factory and Square Enix Announce Lost Sphear

The game is called Lost Sphear and will be available for the PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch platforms from early 2018. Players will take control of a boy named Kanata who wakes one day to find that his mother has disappeared and his world is dissolving into mist.

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Android creator will reveal first 'Essential' smartphone May 30

In January, Andy Rubin was said to have been working on a high-end, modular, Android smartphone that focussed on artificial intelligence. This comes months after Andy gave a glimpse of an upcoming bezel-less smartphone. The implementation is, however not similar to what Apple (or most technology giants) are trying to accomplish. On the back, it has a magnetic connector with wireless data transfer; accessories such as the company's 360-degree camera (also launched on Tuesday), snap to it ...

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ASUS' Tango-powered ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM To Launch in US

But the most important thing Shen disclosed in press interviews closely following the company's pre-Computex 2017 keynote is that the ZenFone AR will "finally be launching in Taiwan in mid-June", then stateside "as soon as end of June or early July".

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LG G7 could pack Snapdragon 845 chipset with AR and VR on-board

While the latter made the debut of the Snapdragon 835 SoC courtesy of its earlier terms with Qualcomm, LG was forced to dump the latest flagship in order to have the G6 launched as per the timeline. LG is looking forward to install the chip on G7 and take a lead over its rivals. In addition, the new processor is supposedly being built on a 7-nanometer process.

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British police make 2 more arrests over Manchester terror attack

I expected better from her. The attack was the deadliest in Britain since 2005 when four Islamist suicide bombers attacked London's transport system, killing 52 people. The New York Times published on Wednesday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to hide it.

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Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

All three had stood up to a knife-wielding white supremacist spewing anti-Muslim venom at two young women, one wearing a hijab . Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler called the men heroes for their actions. "They laid it on all on the line, and they paid the ultimate price for standing up to those values which are bedrock to this country", Wheeler said.

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Asus unveils the world's thinnest convertible laptop yet

ZenBook Pro Headlining the announcements is the new ZenBook Pro, purportedly the "thinnest, lightest and most powerful" version to date. The additions include updated versions of the company's popular ZenBook Pro and ZenBook Deluxe flagship laptops and a new ZenBook Flip S Convertible.


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