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OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released From Prison

The board cited Simpson's compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans as reasons for granting parole. "The choice that he made nine years ago that resulted in the sentencing, were clearly inappropriate and wrong, and counterproductive to what he was trying to achieve".

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Aadhar privacy case: Apex court to hear submissions from Centre on Tuesday

The matter is being heard by the constitution bench in the wake of challenge to the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative of the right to privacy. "In view of the fact that the AK Gopalan case stands overruled in the RC Cooper case (of 1970), it follows a fortiori (from a stronger argument) that neither of the above decisions are effective".

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LG Q8 is official, looks like a mini V20

The all-new LG smartphone has been launched in Italy. However, there is a secondary display as seen on the LG V10 and LG V20. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The back camera is capable of 4K 2160p video, while the front cam comes with a wide lens which comes with the ability to record 1080p video. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with company's UX 5.0 running on top of it.

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Motion Stills' Looping GIFs Are Now Available On Android

The initial method takes your photos and creates short three second clips with them, while the second method lets you turn video footage into a longer clips even if the video is up to a minute long. "By computing intermediate motion metadata, we are able to immediately stabilize the recording while still performing loop optimization over the full sequence".

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Sessions plans to 'continue' as attorney general despite Trump's regrets

She added, " I think you know this President well enough to know that if he wanted somebody to take an action, he would make that clear ". After Sessions, Trump put his gun of criticisms over Rod Rosenstein , the Deputy Attorney General, for carrying a critical #Conflict Of Interests.

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Meizu teases Meizu Pro 7; shows dual display and camera

The future smartphone of Meizu looks very innovative, and this may be the key to its success. A Pro 7 Plus version is also coming along with prices from CNY3,299 to CNY3,799 or between $486 and $560. On the front, the Meizu Pro 7 is expected to come with a 16-megapixel front camera. The secondary screen is a first-of-its-kind feature to be carried by a smartphone ever, and marketers are expecting this to be the major USP of the phone.

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Kanye West Sends Fan Yeezys to Help Him Walk Again

An inspiring story has come to light as Kanye was informed about Tyler Wesley , a fan who suffered a bad spinal cord injury 5 years ago in a roll-over auto accident. Wesley has been actively documenting his progress and recovery on Instagram and Twitter, posting positive statements and videos of him working with physical therapists.

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Prince William and Kate on tour in Germany

The royal couple is already parents to 3-year-old Prince George and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte . The avid tennis fan gave birth to her first child with Prince William just two weeks after Andy Murray won Wimbledon for the United Kingdom, and said she actually wrote him a letter to apologise for not being there to see it.

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Reliance Jio seeks end to interconnection charges, others want it doubled

Telecom regulator Trai today rejected industry body COAI's demand for another round of discussion before implementing changes in the existing rules on mobile call interconnection charges. At present, operators charge 14 paise for every incoming calls on their network which is paid by company from which the call originates. On the demand of further deliberation, Sharma said that was "not required now because we have had extensive consultations on the issue".

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Sheyi Ojo to choose between Fulham, Middlesbrough

One thing the Sun 'exclusive did get right was when they said Ojo hadn't been included in the Liverpool squad that has travelled to Asia. Newcastle's move should sound as a warning bell for Middlesbrough , who are equally interested in signing Ojo.

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Moon Dust With Kansas Connection to be Auctioned

The bag is now owned by a Chicago resident, a woman who bought it accidentally for $995 a couple of years ago. The Apollo 11 astronauts planted an American Flag on the moon and an indelible image in the history books. The 30-by-20 centimeter white bag is made of Beta cloth and polyester, materials used for making products for extreme space conditions. NASA then offered Armstrong's spacesuit to the Smithsonian in 1971, where it was on display until 2001.

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Analyst Activity - Rosenblatt Securities Reiterates Buy on Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 80.42M shares while the relative volume is 0.97. Total cash per share on the most recent quarter is 1. Etsy Inc was raised too. Since an alpha above 1 hints at more gains, investors can predict some further rally scope. Its down 1.09, from 2.16 in 2016Q3.

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Google is rolling out Play Protect Security Suite to Android devices

Considering the number of malware and adware attacks the Android apps have been facing recently it must be the flawless time for Google to launch this security suite. Google can't catch every malicious app, but it has historically done a pretty great job and now users have a better feeling for what's happening with app security on their devices.

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Atari reveals the Ataribox

According to a report by VentureBeat , the gaming company unveiled images of the unit's industrial design. The first comes in a wood design that evokes the nostalgic look. Are you happy that Atari is coming back into the fray? Furthermore, it will also showcase indicator lights "that glow through the material" used on the console.

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Nintendo N64 Classic Edition may just have been outed

The trademark, filed two days ago, is classified under goods and services, including a section that encompasses video game controllers, apparatuses, joysticks, and parts and accessories. The three-prong design of the controller in the drawing, with an analog stick in the middle, is clearly a N64 controller. It makes little sense for Nintendo to go to the trouble of filing almost identical paperwork for the N64 unless they are going to do something with it.

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Instagram is the worst social media platform for cyber-bullying

The amount dipped to 37 percent for Facebook , and was even lower for Snapchat at 31 percent. Earlier, in 2013, a Trolled Nation study had stated that Facebook is the worst social networking site when it comes to trolling and cyber-bullying.

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Intel Has Reportedly Disbanded Its Wearable Division

After the aforementioned recall of its Basis watches, some had begun to speculate that Intel was going to step back from wearables, but the company specifically denied that at the time. Amid much fanfare at the CES event in Las Vegas in January 2016, the Curie chip was at the heart of a raft of IoT partnerships forged by Intel with ESPN, Red Bull Media and several other brands to integrate the Curie chip into clothing and wearable devices to track athletes' performances.

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IOS 10.3.3 released: Why it's an iPhone and iPad must-have

Now that the public beta is available , anyone with a compatible iOS device can download and test the next version of Apple's mobile OS before it rolls out this fall. Most of these vulnerabilities were related to the Intel Graphics Driver. watchOS and tvOS address similar lists of vulnerabilities, including the Wi-Fi issue.

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10-year-old helped discover million-year-old fossil

Visiting the site in the U.S. state of New Mexico, biology professor Peter Houde was stunned by what Jude had tripped over. After analyzing the skull, Houde and the Sparks family revisited to the invention site and detected the entire skull from the site.

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Elon Musk Says He Has Approval to Build NY-DC Hyperloop

When the SpaceX and Tesla founder revealed the details of his future vision for The Boring Company , however, he described a network of underground tunnels that would transport goods on sleds, and that could offer transportation for cars, cargo and more, using Hyperloop as one potential conveyance option.

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What a total solar eclipse looks like from space

But it may not add up to what people say they experience witnessing a total eclipse in real life. That eclipse's path of totality began along the Pacific Northwest coast, near the border of Washington and Oregon. It will span the country, through the central plains and off the east coast, with its final USA destination off the coast of SC with a max at 2:47 p.m., lasting about 2.5 minutes.

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WhatsApp Video Could Soon Get Picture-In-Picture Support

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps in the world, but its competitors have stepped up their games lately, so it's time for it to do the same. For now, there is no information on whether the small window for the video calls as shown in the screenshot above will be a floating window or not.

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'Simran' writer Apurva Asrani attacks Kangana Ranaut yet again

He added that he understood her stance on nepotism but he has a different take on it. "Look at the spate of bad movies I've starred in and you know that phase lasted for a long while". Then, these three biggies shouted, "NEPOTISM ROCKS". The trio then broke into Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham song, " Bole Churiyan, Bole Kangana ", to which Karan said "Kangana na hi bole toh accha hai (It's better if Kangana doesn't speak)".

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Pokemon Go Update Rolling Out Now, Ahead Of The Upcoming Event

More details about Legendary Pokemon will be released soon, so keep following WWG for all your Pokemon Go news! The hawkeyed data miners spotted a line of code in the update i.e. Added icons to the Pokemon information screen to indicate how the Pokemon was caught. These Pokemon will help trainers defeat Raid Battles and Gym Battles, but can not be left behind to defend gyms due to their strength imbalance.

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UCF student behind viral tweet grading breakup letter suspended from school

Lutz, due to their comments and posts". So she hand wrote him an apology letter and tucked it under the windshield wiper of his auto. After receiving an apology letter from a recent ex-girlfriend, college student Nick Lutz chose to have some fun with it, correcting her spelling and grammar and posting the "graded" letter on Twitter , with a grade of D-, reported The Washington Post .

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Google takes on Facebook by introducing new features in Feed

Bringing the heat back on to its closest rival, Google has announced new features for Feed i.e. that continuous feed of articles and content which features in Google Now. However, the company will be competing with social media sites' news feeds which have the added benefit of interaction, real-time conversations, and content endorsement by friends.

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LinkedIn brings in LinkedIn Lite, a faster mobile app

The app still has a decent user base in India and the company has announced that Facebook Lite had crossed 200 million users . The new app is targeted only at Android users since roughly 97% of smartphone users in India are on Android , according to the firm.

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Unilever Beats Estimates For First Half Earnings, Sees Full Year Margin Improvement

Food and consumer product company Unilever said on Thursday profits soared in the first half of 2017, raking in €3.3bn after the Anglo-Dutch firm spurned a takeover bid by USA rival Kraft Heinz. "The actions we are taking keep us on track for another year of underlying sales growth ahead of our markets, in the 3%-5% range". We anticipate accelerating growth in the second half of the year driven by the phasing of our innovation plans and a step-up in brand and marketing investment.

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New Nissan Leaf to be equipped with e-Pedal

The e-Pedal is, after all, a re-branded accelerator pedal, nothing more. We still have to wait until the 2018 Nissan Leaf debuts on September 5 or September 6 if you're in Japan, to see the new electric vehicle, but Nissan keeps teasing us with little previews.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.3, including critical security update

The update, iOS 10.3.3, weighs in at 138.5 MB, and is as always a free download. If you've got an Apple Watch, you can get the update by going into the Watch app on your iPhone and then selecting General , followed by Software Update . The number of vulnerabilities addressed in iOS 10.3.3 is even longer. Given the security focus of these updates, we encourage you to update soon, but wait a week or so to make sure that they don't suffer from unanticipated side effects.

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Microsoft GLAS: Redmond giant shows off Cortana-powered smart thermostat

As with its competitors, it's designed for aftermarket addition into existing home and office heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) systems, and has attractive design at its heart: the wall-mounted gadget features a translucent touch-screen interface, while commands can also be issued by voice for execution by Cortana.

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Amazon launches shopping social network Spark for iOS

My first impression is that it's very reminiscent of the eBay Feed crossed with a bit of Instagram . Users can also respond to posts with " smiles ", equivalent to Facebook's "likes". The feature, which debuted Tuesday ion Amazon's iOS app, is now available only to Amazon's premium-paying Prime members in the US. Industry observers suggest Amazon will likely move to a commission-based model to incentivize publishers to post to Spark in future, although the spokeswoman declined ...

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Hip-hop dethrones rock as most popular music genre in the US

They say that R&B and hip-hop now account for for 25.1 percent of all music consumption in the USA, while rock makes up 23 percent. Pop was third, and country was the fourth most popular genre. Following a one-week Tidal exclusive, Jay-Z's 4:44 became available to purchase, as well as stream at most major DSPs-with the exception of Spotify , whose free tier took them out of the game.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.3, watchOS 3.2.3 updates

Fixes were also posted for the Apple Watch's WatchOS firmware. The story is similar for watchOS 3.2.3, which can be installed on your Apple Watch through the Watch app on iPhone. Significantly, the update includes a Sierra-specific update for a vulnerability (CVE-2017-9417) that allowed an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip.

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Indonesia bans Islamic HizbutTahrir organisation

Indonesia's government on Wednesday banned the local branch of Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, rejecting criticism from rights groups that the move was undemocratic. Al Jazeera says the group is estimated to have tens of thousands of members in Indonesia. Many countries have banned the organisation, including Germany, Russia, China, Egypt and Turkey.


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