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NASA plans Wednesday announcement of mission to touch sun

The last time a spacecraft came close to the star's surface was in 1976, when Helios 2 achieved perihelion - point of the orbit at which it was closest to the Sun - at 27 million miles (43 million kilometres). It was deactivated in 2009. The space agency plans to launch Solar Probe Plus during a 30-day window that opens July 31, 2018. This illustration by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory depicts the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft leaving Earth for the sun.

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Nest wants your home security camera to recognize you

Effectively, the camera is transmitting dual 1080p video streams at this point. However, there's more to it than just more polished pixels. Out-of-the-box, the camera can track an intruder, using the camera's Supersight technology. It also includes high dynamic range (HDR ) imaging, as well as two 940nm infrared LEDs for better night vision. Most importantly, there's a new six-core processor, which gives the new camera significantly more onboard capabilities than any of its predecessors.

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Hyundai Kona - NEW SUV teased in new trailer ahead of summer release

Hyundai claims the eight-inch projection comes with "class-leading luminance". As with teaser videos, only glimpses of the cars are visible. The All-New KONA's silhouette emphasises the voluminous, aggressive body styling featuring sleek and sharp shapes.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale today at Flipkart, Mi.com

According to a new leak, the company is working on the successor of the Mi Note 2 . ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi Max vs Mi Max 2: What's the difference? The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 has been rumored to feature a dual-camera setup on its rear, but the details on its features and specifications aren't known as yet.

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Samsung backs Windows 10 with 360° Notebook 9 Pro - Computex 2017

According to Tech Crunch , the Samsung S Pen tool is going to be bundled with the latest laptop of the company, the Notebook 9 Pro. It marks the first time Samsung has integrated S Pen support on a product outside of its mobile lineup. The camera also supports facial recognition to log into Windows 10 . The Notebook 9 Pro also comes with two standard USB ports, an HDMI port, and an eMMC port for using a microSD card.

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Apple updates WWDC app with new theme, curated playlists, and interactive maps

The only notable feature it had to offer was a fix to a minor bug tied up to iOS 10.3.2. If you're a registered iOS developer, you can grab this update, too. TvOs 10.2.2 beta 2 one of Apple's fastest-growing platforms, and can definitely be heralded as a success story for the business. The thing here is that Pangu has had a track record of teasing iOS jailbreaks though they never got released.

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Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

As a candidate, Mr Trump said climate change was a " hoax " invented by the Chinese. "I'm quite certain the president is wide open on this issue as he takes in the pros and cons of that accord", Mattis said in an interview aired Sunday by United States broadcaster CBS.

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Trump reported to have told confidants United States will leave Paris climate deal

The US president tweeted he would make his "final decision" on the Paris accord after his return to Washington . All the other six countries put together do not match the U.S. Trump could announce he is pulling the USA from the deal, which would trigger a withdrawal process that wouldn't conclude until November 2020 at the earliest.

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Doubts about Bale's fitness ahead of Champions League final

The 27-year-old told Real Madrid TV he was "fully recovered" on Tuesday but then planted a large seed of doubt speaking with a different set of reporters. The Wales global is back in training with the hope of being involved in European football's showpiece as Madrid look to become the first side to retain the trophy in the Champions League era.

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Assassin's Creed Origins Trailer Leaks Ahead of E3 2017

Additional images of the t-shirt from ComicBook.com include the game's name and time period (49BCE). The video is created by a French Interactive and Motion Designer. However, we may see an official teaser days before the event. Here's a double hit of Assassin's Creed news , courtesy of two fresh leaks. Less than a month away from a presumable announcement at E3, the image of the main character in Assassin's Creed: Origins seems to have leaked through an official merchandise T-Shirt ...

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Ford Focus RS Limited Edition is LSD-equipped goodbye in US

That means more grip for the front wheels under hard cornering and that the drivetrain is "capable of wringing every drop of performance from the engine", according to chief engineer, Jamal Hameedi. Inside, the 2018 RS limited edition will get a carbon-fiber finish on the door handles, hand-brake lever and turbo boost gauge surround, as well as the RS2's leather-trimmed and microfiber Recaro sport seats, heated seats and steering wheel, and Ford Sync 3 navigation system.

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 gets a September release date for PC

It will launch with a full single-player campaign along with PvP modes where players can create their own competitive combat arenas. Those who cannot wait until September can purchase Divinity: Original Sin 2 on Steam for $44.99 and play the game's first act in Early Access.

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Lucknow: A day after Babri Masjid hearing, CM Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya

Ever since after Rajnath Singh , Adityanath will be the first to visit of any state chief minister to Ayodhya . On Tuesday, UP CM Adityanath was seen waiting for the BJP veterans as they arrived at Lucknow guest house and also held a meeting before their appearance at court.

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Ariana Grande releases new statement and announces benefit concert to honour victims

The family of an off-duty policewoman who died at the Manchester concert attack has paid tribute to her courage. After the bombing Britain raised its official threat status from terrorism to the top level, "critical" - meaning another attack may be imminent.

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TCU, Missouri games to be shown on CBS

That game will have an 8 p.m. ET start on ESPN . The first conference game broadcast takes place a week later when Tennessee travels to Florida . 24 gives strong indication that LSU's home finale against Texas A&M will be played Saturday, Nov. 25. Other SEC games confirmed this week include Georgia at Florida on October 28 and Missouri at Arkansas on November 24.

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Intel Launches Compute Card With New Partners

As to the cards themselves, Intel is offering four different versions. Originally shown off at, Intel has four models of the Compute Card planned for release. These devices will all be at the show and vary widely. Intel promises that cards will begin shipping in August. The idea is that machines could have slots in the future where the Compute Card could be put into, and whenever users needed to upgrade they'll just swap the card out.

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It's primetime at Amazon.com ... shares hit $1000

Michael Farr, president of money-management firm Farr Miller & Washington, warns that investors buying "passive" funds that track indexes like the S&P 500 might have more exposure to tech than they think. In large part, the bullishness on Amazon is being fueled by its disruption of industries from bricks-and-mortar retail to cloud computing . There's even some financial jargon included in the piece to suggest that Amazon's $1,000 share value is actually the equivalent of a $12,000 ...

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Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

So far, Trump has reportedly handed out his number to leaders in Canada , Mexico , and France. Unlike secure lines in the Oval Office and the Situation Room, Trump's White House-issued cellphone could be snooped on by foreign spies or even U.S.

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Computex 2017: Asus ZenPad 3S 8.0 with Android Nougat unveiled

Asus held an event at Computex in Taipei where it emphasized on the abilities of the groundbreaking ZenFone AR along with a bunch of laptops and some PC hardware. It comes with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, with Asus ZenUI 3.5 custom skin on the top. ZenPad 3 8.0 came only with 16GB or 32GB internal storage options.

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British police, army respond to Manchester, UK alert

British media have reported that one of them is Abedi's brother but police have not confirmed that. The United Kingdom's terror threat level was raised to its highest level after the attack, and almost 1000 soldiers were deployed to help police monitor high-priority areas, particularly in London .

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Video Captures Sea Lion Grabbing Girl And Pulling Her Into Water

The animal leaps out of the water before grabbing a young girl sitting at the side of the pier by her dress. She appeared physically unharmed. Her rescuer hands the girl off before being pulled from the water himself by onlookers. Bob Beziuk, a general manager of the harbor, told PEOPLE that sea lions will engage with visitors if they are fed - but they're still risky wild animals.

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Trump Reported to Have Told Confidants US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal

No further comment was expected from the United States leader, who was due to fly home later Saturday without giving the customary close-of-summit press conference. The UN secretary general, António Guterres, warned on Tuesday that if the U.S. exits the Paris climate agreement , there could be negative economic, security and societal consequences for the country.

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Dell unveils new AIOs, gaming desktop at 'Computex 2017'

Dell is the only OEM in the industry providing end-to-end VR solutions from VR content creation and playback to serving VR content via Dell cloud servers and infrastructure. The 7000 is a pretty looking machine, taking design cues from the XPS series, with a slim bezel surrounding that 27-inch IPS display. "Its virtually borderless InfinityEdge, 27" IPS display, with resolutions up to 4K UHD, and performance grade audio deliver an unbelievable visual and audio computing experience.

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Sacrifices remembered at National Memorial Day Parade

The role of women in defending America's freedom during the nation's more than 200 years of existence has become more visible, but it's not enough, said Judie Shea, at Meadville's Memorial Day service at Diamond Park on Monday. Charles Ferraro, R-West Haven, spoke about the holiday's history , while state Rep. Mike Dimassa, D-West Haven, said finding words befitting a person's sacrifice can be challenging.

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Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

The Met office has advised to hoist Great Danger Signal No 10 at coastal areas including Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni and Chandpur as Cyclone Mora heads towards Bangladesh's coasts, reports the Dhaka Triune. tomorrow. the suspension period will linger if the brunt of cyclone badly affects our airport infrastructure", CAAB flight safety director Ziaul Kabir was quoted as saying.

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Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund

The 43-year-old, who led Dortmund to victory in the DFB-Pokal final only three days ago, has parted company with the club after two seasons in charge. UEFA bore then brunt of Tuchel's fury, but it said Dortmund had agreed to the rearrangement of the game. But Watzke denied that was the case and said the claim had annoyed him.

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United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

According to the official, the president is weighing the elements in favor and against the pact reached in December 2015 by 195 countries. In an interview scheduled to be broadcast on CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday, meanwhile, defense secretary James Mattis said the White House had "obviously got a discussion going on about our policy in this regard".

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Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester for fundraising concert

Eyewitnesses described horrific carnage, with wounded children and dismembered bodies strewn on the ground. United Kingdom police have identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the individual they suspect of having perpetrated the attack. "Music is something that everyone on Earth can share", she wrote. "This will not change that". "The way you have handled all this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know".

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Trump eyes White House overhaul

US President Donald Trump has dismissed reports of leaks claiming his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner tried to set up secret communications with Moscow as "fake news". "If you're going to create a back channel that relies exclusively on the Russian communications and apparatus, that's a really serious issue", said Mark Lowenthal, a former assistant director at the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Putin says U.S. election allegations are 'fiction'

James Nixey, head of the Russia and Eurasia program at United Kingdom think tank Chatham House , told VICE News that Macron's approach was likely informed by evidence presented to him in security briefings confirming that the Russians did indeed attempt to sway the outcome of the election.

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Huddersfield Secure Promotion To Premier League

What we have achieved this season is unbelievable, there's been great team spirit, I am emotional. "I told the players they are heroes". Fittingly for a team who became the first in Football League history to be promoted with a negative goal difference, Huddersfield needed penalty heroics to go up.

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Gareth Southgate: Marcus Rashford decision was mine and not Mourinho's

Southgate did not specify the nature of Clyne's injury. England face Scotland at Hampden Park in a Group F qualifier on 10 June before travelling to France for a friendly on 13 June. We hope he's back playing regularly, and playing well. 'I've spoken to him in the past but not this time, ' said Southgate. "I said last time [in March] that he was a bit short of matches, he has had some matches now but we have got players that have done really, really well for us in Adam Lallana and ...

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Trump to pull US out of Paris Accord

Trump was attending the G7 summit in the Italian island town of Taormina , where leaders of the world's seven largest economies were gathered for talks on topics such as terrorism, climate change and migration. Mr Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to stick to the Paris agreement, which was signed by 195 countries two years ago.

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Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote

Tuition would again go up $6 to $7.50 a credit hour in the 2018-19 school year, the letter states. The cuts come in response to a reduction in state funding. Reductions approved by the Legislature and additional cuts from Gov. Pete Ricketts, coupled with NU's unavoidable rising costs, will create a recurring budget gap of $49 million by the end of the biennium.

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What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In

President Donald Trump on Tuesday promoted an unbylined Fox News story based on a single anonymous source to defend his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, just days after blasting such stories as "made up". it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News".


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