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Google Drive is making it way easier to backup your computer files

Aimed at regular consumers, the app features a simple interface that walks users through signing into their Google Account and then selecting which folders from your computer should be continuously backed up to Drive. Google says it made the tool with casual Drive users in mind, so this isn't necessarily built for more complex systems that businesses tend to use.

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Cosby jury deliberating, no new questions

As the deliberations continued on Wednesday, the crowd outside the Montgomery County courthouse appeared to have grown. Jurors appeared exhausted and spent when they chose to call it quits late Tuesday after about 16 hours of deliberations.

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Warburton laments Lions' indiscipline after loss to Highlanders

Already underdogs to beat the All Blacks in the three-match series, anticipation of an upset will only have decreased following a start to the tour that has seen them lose two of their first four games. I don't think New Zealand have necessarily got an advantage because the Tests are being played in the Southern Hemisphere. "If the Crusaders felt they were on the wrong side of a few decisions, we felt a little bit the same way tonight", he said.

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Children tossed from windows in London high-rise blaze

Police say there still may be people trapped in the building. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said there had been a "number of fatalities" but could not confirm how many due to the size and complexity of the building. "I met with our fire protection officers today and we will be revisiting the high rise buildings we do have in the coming days just to offer further reassurance to residents and to check stairwells, exit routes and firefighting equipment".

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Swedish minnows get major boost as Man United agree Victor Lindelof deal

Manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly keen on bringing Lindelof to Old Trafford during the January transfer window, but the move is said to have been scuppered by Benfica's valuation of the player. However, the latest report suggests that Pereira is wanted in his homeland and that Benfica lead the chase for the impressive 20-year-old. He won three Primeira Liga titles and was selected for the national team for Euro 2016 in France.

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AB de Villiers apologises for 'horrible' defeat against India in Champions trophy

However, they should a lot of improvement in the semi-final against England . England will start as favourites for Wednesday's ICC Champions Trophy semi-final, but their opponents Pakistan have proved that they are to be written off at your peril.

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London Tower Block on Fire

The Police said that a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries they got from the fire, including two for smoke inhalation. In my 29 years in the London Fire Brigade, I have never seen a fire of this nature, and I have seen many high-rise fires.

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Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) v. Betsy DeVos - is now before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and challenges the U.S. "The Borrower Defense Regulations provide critical protections for borrowers who were subjected to misleading and predatory practices by their postsecondary institutions and improve both the Department and states' ability to deter and combat harmful practices by these institutions".

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Minecraft Will be Unified Across PC, VR, Mobile, And Consoles This Summer

It gives the game a bit more refinement and new effects most aren't used to in the game so it might make for a refreshing experience for those of you who play the game on the regular. All in all, it looks like Microsoft is continuing to do a good job with Minecraft . There will also be more parental controls and safety features to come with the update to accommodate the change.

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Jeff Sessions fires back at Democrat accusing him of stonewalling at hearing

Asked to comment on Tuesday's exchanges, a spokesman for Harris pointed to her Twitter account: "It's unacceptable that Sessions - the top law enforcement official in the country - can not name his legal basis for evading questions", she wrote .

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Won't Support Virtual Reality; Details For Exclusive Titles, Revealed!

Microsoft looks to take the lead in the 4kKgaming world with what they are calling the smallest and 'most powerful console ever.' The claim doesn't look to be that farfetched as the system is significantly more powerful than Sony's Playstation 4 Pro and can run some games at an unbelievable 4k/60 frames per second.

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Cross-System Play Coming To Minecraft On Consoles

Xbox One and Nintendo Switch version users will receive the new Edition - simply called Minecraft - free of cost. Meanwhile, the Mojang team confirmed plans to bring all versions of the game to parity, and it will do by connecting those various games-including many not on Microsoft platforms-via the Xbox Live service.

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IPad Pro 10.5 Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Tablet

I must admit I hadn't noticed the delay before, but sitting here the last few days I've been hard pressed to fault the new iPad pro and Pencil combo. Frank Gillett of Forrester Research also agrees that the firm needs to slow down on the hype of the new iPad Pro.

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Sony Be Refusing Cross-Platform Play for Minecraft

As part of the update, Minecraft is ditching any special branding associated with Minecraft for Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , mobile games or VR - they'll all just be known as " Minecraft ". For Microsoft, this is a major shift toward treating Minecraft as a service that players can access however they want. That convergence also means playing multiplayer games on a variety of hardware is easier - something called cross-play.

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Uber CEO Kalanick says he will take leave of absence

The need for a new approach was highlighted by former Uber engineer Susan Fowler , who published a blog post in February in which she said that she was sexually harassed at the company and that both managers and the human resources unit ignored her complaints.

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'Super Mario Odyssey' Trailer, Release Date, Box Art and Pre-Order

The new game will be a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure! The showcase was chock full of big announcements, including a main series Pokemon game and Metroid Prime 4 being in development. Super Mario Odyssey is set to be released on October 27th, and the game can be pre-ordered now over at Amazon . After struggling to keep up with the huge competition from rival shooter games , Nintendo has finally found some success with Pokemon GO and Switch as it plans to ...

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London Tower Fire: Several questions begging for answers - Mayo Khan

Several people have died in the fire, a fire chief has said (via BBC ), and 50 people are being treated in hospital, London Ambulance have confirmed. The fire has been burning for more than three hours and stretches from the second to the 24th floor of the building. The fire involved almost every floor of the 24-story building.

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Sony Unveils New Spiderman Game at E3 Expo

Building off of robust PS4 momentum, user engagement across the PlayStation® ecosystem has also experienced vibrant growth. 'It's all about gaming. Game play on 4K screens, whether on televisions or personal computer monitors, is expected to be among themes at E3 this week. The sales of the popular console saw a 7 million units increase since the company's last sales report of 53.4 million units, which it shared in January.

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Move Over, Kylie Jenner! Kim Kardashian Is Launching a Beauty Website

Kardashian announced Kim Kardashian West Beauty ( KKW Beauty ) on Instagram Monday, providing very little information about the kinds of products which will be offered aside from their June 21 release date. Kim Kardashian West's makeup routine is a thing of beauty in and of itself. While in Japan, Kim "woke up in the middle of the night" and 'wanted to take a bunch of pictures'.

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Sprint (S) Unveils Mobile-Service Freebies to Lure Customers

The name of Sprint's new offer takes a direct hit at rival Verizon , along with other US networks such as AT&T and T-Mobile. Sprint is now running a pretty wild promotion that customers of Verizon (possibly AT&T and T-Mobile too) might want to consider, assuming they have decent Sprint coverage in their area.

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Petrol pumps withdraw strike call over daily price revision

Experts say that this daily revision of prices may cause problem for the dealers to manage their inventory. Petrol , diesel daily price revision row: Petrol pump dealers on Wednesday withdrew the strike against daily revision of petrol and diesel prices.

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Tech selloff spreads to Europe and Asia, politics lifts euro

Big technology names like Microsoft MSFT .O , Alphabet GOOGL .O and Facebook FB.O were also up about 1 percent, propping up the S&P technology sector .SPLRCT . France's CAC40 Index added 0.4 percent, while Germany's DAX Index rose 0.6 percent. Tech has led the benchmark S&P 500's 9-per cent rally this year, and its recent swoon has sparked speculation that investors may be rotating into other swaths of the market that have lagged in 2017, such as financials and energy.

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Opposition leaders meet to discuss Presidential election strategy

Venkaiah Naidu- to talk with the Opposition parties to finalise a consensus candidate for country's next President. The BJP has not given any indication about its likely nominee but opposition parties including the Congress have held parleys to find a consensus candidate.

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Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams

The notion that something like this appears in the App Store - which Apple is supposed to keep close tabs on - is noting short of infuriating and inexcusable. Lin explains how unethical developers are abusing Apple's App Store Search Ads platform and "taking advantage of the fact that there's no filtering or approval process for ads, and that ads look nearly indistinguishable from real results".

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London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

London's Ambulance Service (LAS) said over 50 patients had been taken to five different hospitals across London following the blaze. One woman lost two of her six children when trying to escape a burning London tower block early on Wednesday morning while others tried to throw their children to safety, witnesses said.

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5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

Testifying at a Senate hearing , Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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New Middle-earth: Shadow of War footage introduces the Blade of Galadriel

It'll release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC through Origin. If you're already sold on the game, you can preorder Middle-earth: Shadow of War here . So far, we know there will be Nazgul boss battles and much more robust predator skills . Michael de Plater, creative vice president of Monolith, says that "As lifelong fans of Middle-earth, we are so grateful to have the privilege to bring to life the most incredible fantasy world ever created in a new way, for a new generation".

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North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

In a statement from Cindy and Fred Warmbier, to CNN, Otto's parents confirmed his condition and the timeline of how they were notified before condemning how their family "have been brutalized and terrorized" by the ordeal. The three other Americans detained by North Korea remain there. "I'm not going to characterize what their son has been through". The North Koreans later urgently requested another meeting in NY, and Yun met North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations on June 6 and was ...

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Workers fired over alleged chicken abuse caught on video in BC

Included in the Mercy for Animals b-roll footage is video linking Elite vehicles to the farms where the alleged abuse occurred. Veteran BC SPCA cruelty investigator Marcie Moriarty calls it some of the worst behaviour she's ever seen in Canada's food industry.

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Pic Talk: Allu Arjun's 'Na Peru Surya' launched

Allu Arjun's mother Nirmala clapped the first clap today in film nagar. On Wednesday, the Race Gurram star has begun work on his forthcoming film titled Na Peru Surya Na Ilu India. The movie is coming in the combination of Allu Arjun and Dil Raju who gave a hit combo in with their film Arya in 2004. Vakkantham Vamsi will make his directorial debut is Telugu movie with Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India .

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Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

The Labour leader said he would continue to campaign in marginal seats across the United Kingdom while opposing Theresa May's government in Westminster. "The reality of this Parliament inevitably will be one of a great deal of consultation, a lot of work trying to build alliances, probably even on individual aspects of legislation, to try to pull in support from people in other parties".

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Watch Ubisoft's E3 conference here

What did you think of Ubisoft's conference? Chris and Aoife got hands on with Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle yesterday in order to bring you half an hour of gameplay. Ever wanted to play another South Park game with a hilariously sarcastic superhero theme? Starring Elijah Wood , the mysterious VR title Transference comes out spring 2018.

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Fire engulfs tower block in west London

She told journalists: "This incident is unprecedented". He said it was likely to be some time before police are able to identify the victims, adding that it was too early to speculate on the cause of the fire. He says it was frightening but people are being cared for well. That was about 2:00 am (0100 GMT), she said. Other witnesses said they could hear screams coming from the building.

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Aston Martin Vantage AMR Unveiled, Just 300 Will Be Made

AMR is Aston Martin's new performance sub-brand (Aston Martin Racing) which may or may not also hint at Aston's new friends at AMG. Other AMR models are likely to appear in due course, including versions of the DB11 and Vanquish models.

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Seconds podcast: The jury deliberates

No explanation was given for the request. The jury also requested transcripts of squad vehicle audio and of Yanez's statement to state investigators the day after the shooting, but the judge denied the request because defense attorneys did not agree.


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