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Disney's New Star Wars Hotel Is Straight Up Westworld

It'll be a long trip for Californians, however, as Walt Disney World appears to be the only park offering the experience. The D23 Expo is the Walt Disney Company's official bi-annual convention for Disney fans and Disney pulls out all the stops for its presentations, panels, and show floor.

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WhatsApp testing in-app YouTube playback in latest beta

The current version of the app will open the YouTube app or a web browser if the official portal is not installed. The support for YouTube video playback is discovered by WABetaInfo . Continue to follow our next posts here to know if something will change about the Picture in Picture mode in WhatsApp and let us know on Twitter if you like this feature! The news arrives via WABetaInfo , which claims that WhatsApp is now testing the feature with a small number of users on iOS ...

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Trump's Son Met Russian Lawyer Over Adoption, Magnitsky - White House

He said he's willing to subpoena the president's son if necessary. Sekulow said on ABC's This Week . But emails about the meeting that were released by Trump Jr. told Sean Hannity last Tuesday he had "never even heard of" the Magnitsky Act "before, you know, that day". The comments come as congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election - and whether members of Trump's campaign ...

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Police officer mown down by 'suspicious vehicle' close to White House

One officer has received "multiple injuries" and has been taken to hospital. The collision injured the driver and a Capitol Police officer. The suspect, who hasn't been publicly named by police, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon-vehicle, assaulting a police officer, aggravated reckless driving, and no valid permit.

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Even White House Staffers Think Trump's "Theme Weeks" Are a Joke

Nearly half of the US population, 48 percent, thinks the country's standing in the world has deteriorated with the Trump presidency, while 27 percent say the country's standing is stronger. "We used to have made in the U.S., made in America", Trump said . However, the final estimate from The Washington Post-ABC News poll during the campaign was 47% for Hillary Clinton and 43% for Trump, compared with the final election results of 48.5% for Clinton to 46.4% for Trump.

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Confirmed: Meizu Pro 7 to be unveiled on July 26

Instead, it's phone-shaped invite that says the announcement will happen at 6:30 p.m. on July 26. Alongside, Meizu is also expected to launch a Plus variant with a bigger 5.7-inch sized display which is named as Meizu Pro 7 Plus. The dual cameras module sitting on the backside of the Meizu PRO 7 is equipped with Sony IMX386 + IMX286 12-megapixel sensors. The Meizu Pro 7 is confirmed to launch on July 26, but while most companies rely on the front of its phones to grab your attention, ...

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Essential Phone Release Date Delay: Company Loses Several Executives Ahead Of Launch

Wallace has taken on a role at i.am.+, a company founded by Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am, as its chief marketing officer. Prior to joining the Rubin-backed venture, he worked at Samsung on the iPhone-targeting "Next Big Thing" campaign and more recently at augmented reality startup Magic Leap.

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'RuneScape' Titles Coming to Mobile With Cross-Platform Play

Developer Jagex is describing the new feature as "full interoperable play between PC and mobile", meaning that you'll be able to quit playing on your desktop, pick up your mobile device (when that version releases later this year) and continue on from precisely where you left off, with your character and progress fully intact.

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Regulate AI Before it Threatens Human Existence, Says Elon Musk

Musk has issued similar warnings in the past but ratcheted up his rhetoric on the issue Saturday during a National Governors Association (NGA) summer meeting in Rhode Island. Without mincing words, he added: "AI is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilisation". Musk said the surging popularity of AI technologies is a "fundamental risk" the humankind is about to face in the coming years.

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Disney Cruise Line to Expand with a Seventh New Ship

Today at D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif ., Bob Chapek , Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts , announced the next planned development for Disney Vacation Club will be an entirely new resort near Epcot called Disney Riviera Resort and that a new skyway transportation system will connect the new resort to other areas on Walt Disney World property.

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A, B, C, D subways disrupted due track fire in Harlem

There will be no D trains between Columbus Circle and Yankee Stadium. Some were taken for hospital examinations, but no serious injuries were reported. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority shut down the A and C lines at first, but by 8:30 a.m., B trains became suspended in both directions and D trains stopped running north of 125th Street.

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On the India-China stand-off

The Centre has approved creation of 650 combat posts for intelligence setup, a big boost to the operational efficiency of the border guarding force. Nonetheless, China has a clear advantage in terms of speed of movement, firepower, and logistics, Zhou said. "As an old Chinese saying goes, peace is most precious".

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The world celebrates World Emoji Day

In celebration of World Emoji Day (which is apparently a thing), Apple has also done a playful makeover of iTunes Movies, as well as highlighting emoji-related apps ... From the looks of it, the new emoji in iOS 11 simply represent Apple's take on the most recent Unicode 10 standard which brought 56 new emoji. Apple didn't say when the new emoji will be available on its devices but expect them sometime around the launch of iOS 11 in September.

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Panasonic P55 Max With 'ZigPlay' Feature Launched in India For Rs 8499

Other specifications in the Panasonic P55 Max include 3GB of RAM and 16GB of built in storage, there is also a microSD card slot which supports up to 128GB cards. It is a dual sim device with dual standby support. Colour options: Matte black, Gold. The smartphone will be available on Flipkart from July 17.

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IBM's new mainframe automatically encrypts all your company's data

To demonstrate the use of Z for encryption on cloud services, IBM announced it has opened six new blockchain global data centers in NY, the U.K., Frankfurt, Tokyo, Toronto and Brazil. The result is a mainframe that is 18x faster than a x86 system that is focused on only limited chunks of data. IBM has revealed its new Z mainframe system , which can automatically encrypt all data associated with an app or service.

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Disney's Lion King Remake Shows Off Amazing First Footage at D23

D23 Expo 2017 didn't disappoint with the announcement that Hugh Jackman will be voicing " Scar " and director Jon Favreau brought what I am assuming is the opening scene of the movie which is very similar and maybe even beat for beat the same as the animated opening.

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Jubei Will Finally Be Playable in BlazBlue Central Fiction

The BlazBlue series has been a big hit with fighting fans over the last few years, and some have been asking when we would see a new entry in the series. Arc System Works has yet to say which platforms BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is set for, but it did confirm the game's coming to consoles at some point in 2018.

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Atari Reveals Its New Ataribox Console

Atari is also looking to make the Ataribox a bit more user-friendly and expandable than its Nintendo rivals through the addition of an SD card slot and four USB ports (in addition the requisite HDMI port). At this stage, it isn't clear exactly what content the Ataribox will actually offer, though the company has said it will release classic games alongside a new selection of titles.

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Sledgehammer Games Is Very Disappointed with Call of Duty: WWII Zombies Leak

Now, the Call of Duty Twitter account has begun teasing the official reveal by unveiling the cast members involved in the zombie mode . It appears that a Call of Duty: WWII zombies trailer has leaked. A lot of gameplay details have been announced for the solo campaign and multiplayer, but Comic-Con will be the place to be if you want to find out more on Zombies.

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Florida driver miraculously survives freaky auto accident with minor injuries

A large metal pipe flew off Wharton's truck, tumbled off the overpass, and landed on the roof of Escobar's Pontiac van. The driver of the van, a 36-year-old Orlando man, was hospitalized with minor injuries. The scrap metal hauler was on a ramp heading to westbound I-4 at the time. About 7:35 a.m. Saturday, a 2007 Mack truck driven by Antonio Santiago Wharton, 33, of Kissimmee, was hauling scrap metal westbound on the State Road 528 exit to westbound Interstate 4.

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Leak reveals Xiaomi 5X with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 5.5-inch display

Other specs of the Xiaomi Mi 6 include a 5.15-inch 1080p display screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, a dual 12MP+12MP camera on the back and an 8MP shooter for selfies, a 3350mAh battery unit with fast charging technology via USB-C port and Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.

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Amazon has been creating a new messaging app in secret

Given that Facebook is dominating the messaging market space with Messenger and WhatsApp , it would be tough for a newcomer like Amazon to take off with the Anytime app . Messaging apps are one of the easier ways to communicate these days, not only do they work with your Internet without incurring extra charges. The app will focus on video calls, text and voice messaging , and photo sharing.

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Nokia 8 May Be Priced Above Rs 40000; To Feature Zeiss Lens

The past collaboration saw ZEISS and Nokia phones driving technology innovations such as the world's first multi-megapixel smartphone and many more standard-setting smart devices, from the Nokia Nseries to those handsets featuring PureView technologies.

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Kingdom Hearts III Releasing 2018, Toy Story World Debuted

A brand-new trailer for the highly-anticipated Kingdom Hearts III has arrived from the Level Up! panel at D23 Expo , confirming that the upcoming Kingdom Hearts III release date will officially be during 2018. Of course, Square Enix reserves the right to delay Kingdom Hearts 3. Expect more Kingdom Hearts reveals to come in the near future. That wasn't the only bit of information shared during the show, as we got a massive glimpse at the Toy Story-themed world that Sora, Donald and ...

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JD(U) showdown: Nitish may sack Tejashwi from cabinet, say sources

The RJD and the Congress have called a joint meeting of their MLAs tomorrow to discuss the July 17 presidential poll strategy, while the JD (U) has convened a separate meeting of its MLAs at the chief minister's official residence. In response to Lalu's earlier remark of an FIR being insufficient to resign, Tyagi said an FIR is lodged only on the basis of thorough preliminary investigation.

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Lewis Hamilton secures pole position for British F1 Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton remains on course for a fourth consecutive British Grand Prix win after claiming pole position at Silverstone . He now ties Jim Clark for the record of achieving five pole positions at the British Grand Prix . It is also one of the races the most popular of the season, while nearly 350,000 spectators are expected to attend. "We have got very clear rules in qualifying and with 10 cars in Q3, we should not have those problems".

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Algae Bloom Forecast Looks Bad for Lake Erie

But other than that, we can not yet predict the toxicity. However, they don't expect it to reach the huge level of the 2011 and 2015 blooms. Heavy rainfall in May and July, totaling 25 inches since March 1, appears to have caused a large flow of algae-feeding phosphorus runoff from farm fields, Stumpf said Thursday during a conference at Ohio State University's Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island near Put-In-Bay.

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Indian astronomers identify supercluster of galaxies, name it 'Saraswati'

It is located in the direction of the Pisces constellation and is one of the largest known structures in that neighbourhood of the universe, placed at a distance of 4,000 million (400 crore) light years away from Earth. It is also the name of the celestial goddess who is the keeper of the celestial rivers. The Saraswati supercluster could challenge this premise, because it was formed so early and building such a big structure far back might have been hard.

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PDP Grants Sheriff, Ogougboh, Other 'Rebels' Pardon

The PDP was engulfed in internal crisis that threatened to tear the party apart over the leadership tussle between Makarfi-led faction and the Ali Modu Sherriff faction of the party. The only PDP lawmaker in the state's Assembly pointed out that his party will not gamble with the opportunity of reclaiming its mandate during the next elections.

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Tollywood Stars Involved in Drug Case Unveiled by Excise Department (Akun Sabharwal)

Till now 12 persons from received notices from Excise Enforcement department and they should give an explanation and attend investigation as well within a week. Allu Aravind also alleged that the drug habit spread to Tollywood from the Mumbai industry. There is an actor, a big producer and also hero in this name in Telugu film industry who are quite popular.

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Are You As Smart As A Raven?

They can infer when they are being watched, suggesting that they possess a theory of mind . But until now, researchers have assumed that this behaviour was because of a specific adaptation to food storing rather than a broad set of planning skills similar to humans and apes.

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Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong to be auctioned in NY

Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during the first lunar landing is being sold at a NY auction . The ruling makes it the only Apollo 11 artifact allowed in private hands. After Apollo 11 returned to Earth, almost all the equipment from the mission was sent to the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum. Other items on the block include Armstrong's snapshot of fellow Apollo 11 astronaut "Buzz" Aldrin standing on the moon, with an estimated value of $3,000 to $5,000.

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Russian Federation vows to boot USA diplomats if compounds aren't reopened

Their previously scheduled meeting was abruptly canceled last month after the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Russian Federation over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. President Obama said the compounds were being "used by Russian personnel for intelligence-related purposes". President Trump and Putin last week discussed the two diplomatic compounds but did not reach an agreement.

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Oxford: This Bizarre Animal Could Survive The Death Of Our Sun

The British and United States scientists looked at the likelihood of tardigrades meeting a premature end as a result of extreme cosmic cataclysms such as exploding stars, giant asteroid impacts or gamma ray bursts - incredibly powerful eruptions of energy linked to the formation of black holes.

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Teen arrested for murdering mom, enlisting help of friend in elaborate coverup

Schroeder's daughter was charged as a juvenile with two counts of first-degree murder , concealing a homicide and arson. She is being tried as a minor, so she could be imprisoned until she turns 21. The girls then went to buy more cleaning supplies, he said. The girls told the detective they were planning to run away and had even dyed their hair colors in anticipation.


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