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Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

In its latest update Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center said the storm had weakened slightly, but little change is expected before it makes landfall. A tropical storm warning is in effect from San Luis Pass, TX, to Grand Isle, LA. Governors in Louisiana and Alabama declared a state of emergency, while Texas increased its state of preparedness and Florida's governor warned residents in the northwest part of his state to stay alert for flooding and heavy rain.

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Microsoft unveils new gaming system as Xbox One X

Both consoles offer 1 TB storage, but the Xbox One X also has a 4K/HDR Blu-ray player, which you can't find on the PS4 Pro . "I look at the PlayStation 4 Pro as more of a competitor to the Xbox One S than I do to Xbox One X. Microsoft is using a custom GPU engine on Scorpio that runs at 1172MHz, a big increase over the Xbox One's 853MHz and even Sony's 911MHz found on the PS4 Pro.

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Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters

Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. As of the last advisory, at 7 a.m. Friday into Saturday , the storm's remnants will probably become linked with a front headed toward the East Coast, potentially enhancing rainfall in the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic before pushing offshore.

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Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

Inundation of 1 to 3 feet above ground level is possible along the coast in the tropical storm warning area. And in Alabama, streets were flooded and Dauphin Island beaches were closed. Cindy is expected to produce six to nine inches of rain and up to 15 inches over parts of southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama, and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday night .

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Apple wants to pay less to record labels

Of course, for the time being at least, both Spotify and Apple Music continue to sign up new premium subscribers at quite a rapid pace each month, meaning that while revenue share splits may dip a little, the record industry at large should continue to see its streaming income grow.

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Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

The Queen's Speech , normally a chance for a new government to show off an ambitious program, is usually a high point of British pomp, but this year there was no horse-drawn carriage procession, crown or ceremonial robes. "We will work hard every day to gain the trust and confidence of the British people, making their priorities our priorities". As with so much of what this government is involved in, the negotiations with Arlene Foster's party do not seem to have gone according to plan.

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Can you find the Mars rover in this incredible orbiter photo?

NASA's Curiosity rover has delivered some seriously stellar views of Mars to us back on Earth, but it's easy to forget that the dusty, durable vehicle spends a lot of its time driving to various locations of scientific importance. Against what looks like an intimidating background of dark sand, cliffs and rocks, Curiosity presents a vulnerable image, which it is far from, considering all the feats that it has achieved since landing on Mars.

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Otto Warmbier's death puts Trump back to square one on North Korea

At least I know China tried!' he said on Twitter . After Trump's remarks, an Obama spokesman defended the former President's handling of Warmbier's capture. The death Monday of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old student that North Korea held prisoner for 17 months, appeared to change the president's mind.

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North Korea calls US president a 'psychopath'

The Hamilton County coroner said only an external exam was performed on the 22-year-old. On Wednesday, Obama's rep released a statement setting the record straight on his administration's efforts to free Warmbier. He was in a coma when the North Koreans released him in June after serving 17 months in prison. "And frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the results would have been a lot different".

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Trump says China has failed over North Korea

Asked about President Trump's tweet , Mattis said, "I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now". Why? To make a political point, to show the USA that this is what you get if you mess with North Korea .

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The American Student Released From North Korea Has Died

The Ohio college student died Monday at a Cincinnati hospital, almost a week after his return to the United States after being held in North Korea for more than 17 months. He and others freed from North Korea have said they were coached and coerced into giving confessions. She said the US would be consulting with China on implementation of U.N.

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Ferrari pockets the 2017 International Engine of the Year honours

This means that the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. Yet it was Tesla that won the day, scooping both titles for the its full-electric powertrain, as found in the Model S and Model X, both widely regarded as the benchmark vehicles in the EV sector.

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Sheryl Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber

Kalanick's exit on Tuesday came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber's investors, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who asked to remain anonymous because the details were confidential. While Kalanick likely could have fought the ouster and won - he and co-founder Garrett Camp and the company's first employee, Ryan Graves, together hold a majority of board votes - he seemed to realize how damaging such a fight would be, the person said.

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North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

The two leaders met in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticizing Chinese trade practices. No cause of death has been determined for student Otto Warmbier (WARM'-beer). White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States has been very forceful in its political and economic pressure that has been applied in North Korea.

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Phoenix flights canceled because of heat

This is reminiscent of Phoenix's record-setting high temperature of 122 degrees on June 26, 1990 , which grounded some airlines for the day. Research published on Monday showed that half the world's population will face life-threatening heat waves by 2100 unless carbon pollution is curbed.

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Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

His name was called by Golden Knights chairman Bill Foley during the Expansion Draft roster unveiling. "We'll miss David Schlemko , we will". Prior to skating with the Flames, Engelland played with the Pittsburgh Penguins and has 469 career regular season games along with 22 goals, 64 assists, and 500 penalty minutes.

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Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

While stressing that Pyongyang is responsible for Warmbier's death , the U.S. State Department called on the regime to free the three other Americans held captive in the North as soon as possible. capital for security talks, and North Korea will get "top billing", according to Susan Thornton , the senior U.S. diplomat for East Asia. Warmbier was a student at the University of Virginia when he travelled to North Korea in January 2016 as a tourist.

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North Korea's Nuclear Tunnels See Activity, Trump Says Chinese Pressure Failed

Warmbier was among the estimated 5,000 non-Chinese who visit North Korea every year on packages that often include trips to Pyongyang, the capital, as well as the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, Mount Paektu and sometimes the Masik ski resort.

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What Can an Autopsy on Otto Warmbier Reveal?

Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. USA spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site for the first time in several weeks, two USA officials told CNN . Corker said. "That's something we're looking at". His administration is considering a ban on Americans visiting North Korea. "Worse, they claim that tourism is a form of liberalization for the country - allegedly opening up revenue, opportunity and the ...

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Metroid Prime 4 heading to Switch in 2018, says Nintendo

Instead, Kensuki Tanabe, the original producer of the series, is working alongside a new studio to bring Metroid Prime 4 to life. Those still unable to find a Switch in stock since the console launched in March - to be fair, it's been hard to get one - would be pleased to know that GameStop will restock its shelves soon with Nintendo's popular hybrid machine.

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Celtics Rumors: Boston Reportedly Interested in Dennis Smith Jr., May Trade Back

Gordon Hayward: The buzz surrounding the Utah Jazz free-agent-to-be has been relatively quiet of late, which makes sense given that he won't officially be a free agent until July 6. One of his weaknesses has been his shooting form, as there seems to be a hitch in his motion that creates many different release points in his jumper.

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Trump gives up on Chinese help on reining in North Korea

Doctors at the Cincinnati Medical Center, where Mr Warmbier was treated following his return to the U.S. on 13 June, determined he suffered from " unresponsive wakefulness ", also known as persistent vegetative state, due to "severe neurological injury".

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Uber Unveils '180 Days Of Change,' Starting With Enabling Driver Tips

The company it will add more cities in the coming weeks to eventually make tips available in all cities by the end of July . Crucially, the company said it will not take any cut of any tips paid - however if drivers are now paying off a vehicle that has been leased through Uber affiliates, the tips may automatically be used to pay off those charges.

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Confederations Cup 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Russian Federation

South American champions Chile and Africa Cup of Nations holders Cameroon opened the Group B fixtures at Spartak Stadium in the first 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup game held in Moscow . Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal's opening 2-2 draw with Mexico on Sunday. Osorio hinted that Club America youngster Edson Alvarez - who is now with the Mexico squad to gain experience - also has the ability, like Marquez, to play both at the heart ...

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Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier's death

Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only an external exam of his body was done. "It's unsafe", Corker said, adding that the "trumped up charges" like those Warmbier was accused of "can continue to happen". The US President has offered the family of Mr Warmbier his respects after news broke that the young man had died after being transported back to the United States from North Korea.

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Australia defender Degenek sees 'magic' in ambitious formation

The long-term Germany mentor earned his first win over Postecoglou's Australia on Monday night in Sochi at the Confederations Cup. "A few people in Australia would be pleased with that", said Postecoglou, with more than a hint of irony in the light of recent scrutiny of his tactical machinations.

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'Day of Rage' protesters march to Westminster

Meanwhile, delivering a speech at the state opening of British Parliament Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II presented Brexit-focused legislative agenda from Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government. Hundreds have indicated online that they will be attending the protests . Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made a renewed call for a peaceful demonstration this morning.

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Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student

The Trump administration is considering banning travel by US citizens to North Korea , officials said Tuesday , and Trump said Warmbier's treatment was a "total disgrace". President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage over Kim Jong Un's totalitarian government. It has repeatedly conducted missiles tests since then and has vowed to develop a nuclear missile capable of striking the USA mainland.

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Design video explains nearly all the OnePlus 5 details

The OnePlus 5 is yet another dual-camera setup sporting flagship in the market. You only have to look to the past to see that Samsung has used the event before. Display resolution on the Galaxy S8 Plus is 2960×1440, which produces much sharper pictures than the iPhone 7 Plus and Galaxy S8 Plus. The OnePlus 5 doesn't have a microSD slot, while the Galaxy S8 does.

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NASA's Keplar telescope discovers 10 new habitable planets: Our future homes?

The announcement was made during a briefing at the Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley, as members of NASA's Kepler program revealed the latest results of their planet-hunting effort. Several of these planets orbit G dwarfs - the same species of star as the sun. "It implies that Earth-size planets in the habitable zone around sun-like stars are not rare", Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb, who was not part of the work, said in an email.

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

His unprofessional, boorish behavior was reinforced time and time again as he attended escort bars with employees and used company email to advise them on sex rules at parties. A corporate mantra was "Principled Confrontation". Twenty people were fired after one investigation unearthed 215 complaints. The CEO's departure comes after a lengthy investigation led by former US Attorney General Eric Holder , which concluded that Kalanick's authority should be reduced and that board ...

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Uber boots out Travis Kalanick from CEO's office. But can he complain?

Travis Kalanick has resigned as Uber's CEO, eight years after founding the company. "He said, I'm not going to be CEO for some period of time , I can't tell you how long, but I'm still going to be involved in all the important decisions", Lashinsky said.

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Google's Powerful Job Search Tool is available

Tech giant Google is aiming to make looking for a new job as easy as searching for anything else online. "With this new experience, we aim to connect Americans to job opportunities across the U.S., so no matter who you are or what kind of job you're looking for, you can find job postings that match your needs".

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence

He also says he's responsible for the company's current situation and needs to become a better leader. In an email to staff, Kalanick said he was taking some " time off from the day-to-day", giving no end to the for widely anticipated hiatus which comes after a hellish period of professional and personal turmoil for the CEO.

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Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

But clearly, the investors concluded that a clean break from Kalanick was needed. But now Kalanick is out as CEO, resigning under pressure as the company he co-founded eight years ago tries to clean up its act and deal with a federal investigation and widespread claims of sexual harassment inside its offices.


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