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Scattered Storms Monday Morning

TODAY: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers or thunderstorms, especially in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 70s inland, low to mid 70s along the south coast. And Saturday is on track to be a partly sunny day with a high near 86. Skies will continue to be partly cloudy to mostly clear. Clearing throughout the day, highs into the mid 70's.

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IKEA's Apple-Powered Augmented Reality App Launches This Fall

But for the lazy days when you'd rather stick to your own sofa, Ikea has a solution: an AR app that lets you visualise its furniture inside your own living room using your iPhone. At first, it may not be possible for customers to actually pay for the future inside the app, the spokesperson added, although that is the ultimate goal for it.

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Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook, who has castigated Trump for his travel ban and the United States withdrawal from the Paris climate treaty, responded with praise for Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who is leading the administration's technology sector outreach.

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London fire death toll rises as 58 are missing, presumed dead

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the number of 58 is based on reports from the public and may rise. "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", he said. Mr Hammond said: "We've looked at those recommendations and what's happened to them". The tragedy cast a pall on the Trooping the Color festivities that mark the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Leaving climate accord puts USA behind -- Ned Grossnickle

Hitting back at President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord , Michigan representatives have produced a resolution asking Gov. At a time when there is a "Spectacular" drop in renewable energy costs... Recently, Cllr David Smith, portfolio holder for planning and environment, said he was "extremely disappointed" Mr Trump had made a decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , adding the council would "continue with their commitment to reduce carbon emissions in ...

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How cats became domestic

He gathered hundreds of cat specimens-bones, teeth, and mummies from across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East dating from about 7000 B.C.E.to the 19th century C.E. Cats were mummified and formally mourned by their owners, who shaved their eyebrows off when their kitties died. When you consider the sheer number of domestic cats prowling living rooms, back yards, and barns around the world - estimated to be in the hundreds of millions - it's pretty wild to think that scientists still ...

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Bjp names dalit leader as presidential candidate

Naidu said the prime minister had also spoken to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu , whose Telugu Desam Party is an ally of the BJP in the NDA, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and some other leaders. "So, we said the opposition will meet and take a decision on June 22". But Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, 71, has attributes that not many in the NDA family can boast of.

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Auto ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

The BBC reports that the investigators found a Kalashnikov rifle, gas bottles, and handguns in the vehicle. Earlier it was reported that the driver was arrested, however, AP stated the driver may have died following the incident. Police later found other weapons in Cheurfi's auto including a shotgun and knives. The French national gendarmerie service says the driver of a auto that rammed a law enforcement vehicle has been arrested.

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Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier , has completed his journey home. They did not cite a specific cause of death. His family said in a statement released by a hospital that Warmbier died Monday afternoon . citizen has died from injuries sustained under North Korea after returning to the USA and there's likely to be pressure on the Trump administration to respond.

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Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

You point out that 24 percent of millennials bought something from Whole Foods previous year. Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods means the supermarket, and retailing overall, will never be the same. Dylan: But there's definitely a lot more going on here than the fact that Whole Foods has 30 locations in MA. It's easy to imagine that Amazon might later decide to integrate this technology from its warehouses to its Amazon Go shops, and probably Whole Foods stores, too.

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OnePlus 5's Final Render Officially Revealed; Horizontal Dual Camera Setup Confirmed

Well, nothing much that haven't been making rounds already, but at any rate, it falls in line with the renders that got out to the public earlier than planned. Earlier this month, OnePlus unveiled a teaser showing off the rear dual cameras and those handsome designs. This is slightly smaller than the 3400mAh unit used on the 3T, but it's apparently because the new OnePlus 5 will have a slimmer profile than its predecessor.

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America's Energy Secretary doesn't believe Carbon dioxide causes climate change

Right, climate is controlled by "ocean waters and this environment we live in", a formulation that literally includes every environmental variable that could possibly influence rapid climate change. What should be more unsettling to Perry: The White House was to slash the Department of Energy's funding. "Perry has the science exactly backward", Shaye Wolf , climate science director at the center, said.

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IPhone 8 Rumors: Leaked Screen Accessory Images Showcase New Phone Design

In the image, the screen protector has the same small overlapping covering on the top that past leaks have shown. Extremely eager buyers can pre-order the " Olixar iPhone 8 Full Cover Tempered Glass Screen Protector " right now priced at £24.99 (UK), $31.99 (US), or Rs 1702.99 (India) via MobileFun .

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Draymond Told Durant 'We Don't Need You Much Until Finals'

Steph Curry was incredible much of the night, going for 26 points, a team-high 13 rebounds, six assists and only one turnover. LeBron James was superb once again, carding 39 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists on 15 of 27 shooting. "I can't be disappointed with the effort and how we played, but they made the plays down the stretch that we didn't execute defensively or offensively, and they took advantage of it".

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U.S. fighter jet downs Syrian plane in Raqqa province

The American F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down the Syrian SU-22 around 7pm as it "dropped bombs near SDF fighters" south of the town of Tabqa, the coalition said in a statement. The Russian Defence Ministry announced that, as of Monday, it has ceased cooperation with the U.S. through its de-confliction channel established with the aim of preventing incidents in the busy skies over Syria.

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Apple Now Offers a $99/Year Subscription Tier for Apple Music Users

If you're not a current Apple Music subscriber, the Music app only lets you subscribe to a normal monthly plan as pictured above. You'll save about $20 per 12 months, which isn't super much in the grand scheme of things, but it's still less than what an uneducated user will end up paying.

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Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch , and Barth also showed up for the game, walking with crutches. But Nancy Pelosi , the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left.

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London police say 79 dead or missing after Grenfell Tower building fire

Prime Minister Theresa May , under pressure for keeping a distance from angry residents on a visit to the charred remains of the 24-storey block last week, said on Saturday the response to the disaster was "not good enough". Families who have lost their homes must be supported, he added, grieving people must be helped and lessons must be learned following the tragedy, including ensuring it is not "so hard" for those who need help to find it.

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US Reports a Major Milestone in Wind and Solar Power

Solar energy has seasonal swings, but with more installations being completed every month and the summer months being the highest generation, we can expect more records for solar generation as April, May, and June data is reported. Under the Clean Power Plan, it was estimated that renewables would surpass energy production from coal by 2040. "The contrasting fortunes of renewables and coal had much to do with the longer-run energy transition that is underway".

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NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

The search for Earth-like planets is in full swing as the team using the Kepler spacecraft to search distant stars for proof of orbiting planets has revealed hundreds of new candidates. But those 10 were joined by an additional 209 more garden-variety planets that are unlikely to be hospitable to life because they are too gassy, too hot, too cold or otherwise unlike the only known planet to host life: Earth.

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Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

Despite a week's worth of stories about her controversial interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , the Q&A ended up being watched by only 3.5 million viewers, and was soundly beaten by CBS rival " 60 Minutes ", which drew 5.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

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Boeing wins orders for new 737 model in bid to challenge Airbus

A Boeing 737 MAX is seen on the static display, before the opening of the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris , France, June 16, 2017. Boeing said demand for single-aisle planes as well as widebodies remain buoyant despite concerns about turbulence in West Asia and low fuel prices lessening incentive to invest in more efficient aircraft.

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Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures

Xbox One X , in moving pictures. Spencer went on to tout the Xbox One X's features, including its fast processor and higher-end graphics chip, which he says, should deliver better graphical quality in video games. Microsoft's latest console will also feature a Ultra HD Blu-ray drive for 4K movies. "Not just more powerful hardware so we can get visual fidelity up, but also audio and how the game feels - the physical fidelity".

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Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians

As they were administering aid, a van mounted the pavement and drove into the crowd. The attack resulted in six deaths, including Constable Palmer and Masood, and more than 50 injuries. Police said the man they apprehended was taken to hospital as a precaution and will be taken into custody once discharged, where a mental health assessment will be carried out.

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Researchers Discover Ghastly Sea Dong, Name It The 'Peanut Worm'

There are over 300 different species of peanut worms in the world. The researchers said more than one-third of the spineless critters and numerous fishes discovered during the expedition are new to biologists. Recently, the team had posted the picture of the faceless fish found in the abyss, which became very popular. "We're really excited about the discoveries that we've made and are thrilled that we can now share them with the Australian and worldwide public".

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North Korea: US leaving Paris agreement 'selfish,' 'silly'

Pyongyang issued a statement through its official news agency KCNA on Tuesday calling Trump's decision, "the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being, even at the cost of the entire planet", CNN reported . It is cheaper than coal, and will reduce emissions. Climate change is already doing real damage in communities across the United States and around the world.

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Minor girl gangraped, thrown off train; Bihar government forms SIT

As her condition deteriorated Saturday afternoon, she was referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital, where she was allegedly left unattended on the floor of the emergency ward for nearly 14 hours. She was admitted to the hospital by the passers-by after which they informed the police who told her family. The doctor said the girl's private parts "needed stitches due to deep wounds".

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Trump announces withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Unfortunately, the president did not draw upon the scientific and diplomatic expertise available to him to balance opposition to the Paris accord by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and political strategist Stephen Bannon.

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Kuwait's ruler calls for Gulf unity to heal Qatar rift

The committee criticized the extensive political and media campaign against Doha and Qatari institutions that are active in supporting the Palestinians, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports citing an Algerian media source . Sisi reportedly accused Turkey of financing and supporting " terrorist groups " such as the Muslim Brotherhood and other groups in neighbouring Syria.

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Pokémon GO Gyms Will Soon Close For "Remodelling"

Starting today, Niantic is temporarily shutting down Pokémon GO gyms in preparation for the forthcoming Solstice celebration. The game didn't specify how long the gyms would be closed for, nor did they give any hint as to how the gyms will change when they reopen.

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Declassified "face" of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Display: What would differentiate the Samsung Galaxy S8 would be, above everything else, its display. An industry insider claims that Samsung's in-screen fingerprint scanner technology results in brightness imbalance issues where the area containing the scanner is noticeably brighter than the rest of the display .

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Four foreign inmates escape from Bali prison

Prison officers became aware of the escape while conducting a morning check of inmates at the Kerobokan penitentiary in Bali's capital, Denpasar, said Putu Ika Prabawa , an officer at Bali's Kuta Utara police station . "It is still being investigated whether they had escaped through the waste ground tunnel behind the clinic". The other three inmates to escape are Dimitar Nikolov Iliev , Sayed Mohammed Said and Tee Kok King Bin Tee Kim Sai.

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Thanks for the love, says Arturo Vidal after Chile's win over Cameroon

The review found Vargas offside by a matter of inches, enraging him and Vidal . The first goal only came with the entry of most dreaded Alexis Sanchez , who was rumoured to miss the game due to a sprained ankle. "All the players on the bench can join the game at any time", added Pizzi. The Chileans had thought they'd taken the lead in first-half stoppage time when Eduardo Vargas slotted the ball past Fabrice Ondoa after a pass from Vidal.

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TRS, TDP extend support to NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

He was Central Government's advocate in Delhi high court from the year 1977 to 1979 and Central Government Standing Counsel in Supreme Court from 1980 to 1993. In the midst of an upsurge in caste-related unrest, the BJP was only paying "lip service" to underprivileged groups by appointing a Dalit as its presidential candidate, according to Paul Divakar , the general secretary of the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights.

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LG G6+ and LG G6 32 GB Models Officially Launched

Some models will include wireless charging, so it might be reasonable to assume that it should make it to the US. However, the LG G6 available in the US comes enabled with wireless charging. The LG G6+ and LG G6 32 GB have something that is unavailable on the regular LG G6. Two new colors are coming to the G6 Plus: Optical Marine Blue and Optical Terra Gold, which employ a lenticular film to create the namesake optical effect.


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