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Here Are All The Cities Where Confederate Monuments Are Being Taken Down

Or a statue of an enslaved child facing down Stonewall Jackson, like the statue of "Brave Girl" standing before the charging Wall Street bull and transforming both. The very statues that caused such a firestorm of controversy in the town are still there. Young's argument for why Confederate monuments should stay in place echo the argument that President Donald Trump made throughout the 2016 campaign, which was that the "forgotten man and forgotten woman" in the West Virginia coal ...

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Venezuelan minister denounces USA sanctions

The United States is trying to promote a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela by imposing new sanctions, Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Friday after the sanctions were announced by the White House. Vice President Mike Pence and a group of fugitives from the Venezuelan justice system was held yesterday". Maduro's moves come after the nearly 90% drop in profits at Petroleos de Venezuela SA past year amid declining output and a drop in oil prices.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to be launched in Kenya in October

These two phones have a lot in common from the outside and if you have been holding out for the Galaxy Note 8 hoping that it will come with a much-changed design compared to the S8 and S8+, you'll be disappointed. Samsung did not disclose the price of the Note 8, which will hit shops on Sept 15 but was due to be available for pre-orders starting yesterday. Earlier this year, Samsung announced new and enhanced quality assurance measures to improve product safety.

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Nikon announces D850 DSLR featuring 45.7-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor

The D850 shares the EXPEED 5 processor as well as the 153-point focusing system of the Nikon D5, which has 99 cross type sensors (15 of which can focus at f/8). The battery is the EN-EL15a - a slightly more powerful version of Nikon's popular battery, that promises the enormous 1800 shots battery life and 70 hours of video.

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U11 Android Oreo update release time line revealed

Another tweet mentioned that the update will be rolled out to all the HTC users worldwide. Going by HTC's past track record, some variants are likely going to have to wait much longer than the unlocked models, which are usually the first to receive major updates.

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Huawei Mate 10 with Leica camera to be unveiled on October 16

Chinese smartphone and telecommunications equipment maker Huawei has confirmed the launch date for its upcoming Mate 10 . The most recent news of the Huawei Mate 10 involved the phone's invite which revealed that the phone would be revealed on October 16 and nothing much else.

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3700-year-old Babylonian tablet 'solved', revealing true birth of trigonometry

Hipparchus , a Greek astronomer who lived in about 120 BC, is traditionally regarded as the founder of trigonometry . Long before the advent of electronic calculators, trigonometric tables were the easiest way to solve certain geometric problems.

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Facebook's Mobile App Can Now Capture 360-Degree Photos

This option is available in the camera interface in the app in Facebook . Apart from using the 360-degree photos as cover photos, an additional feature allows you to zoom in and tag your friends. Facebook started rolling the new features worldwide on Wednesday, so they should already be available in your app if you update it to the latest version.

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China says new U.S. sanctions won't help cooperation on N Korea

Among those hit by the sanctions was the Russian national Ruben Kirakosyan and his Moscow-based company Gefest-M LLC, which the Treasury Department accuses of procuring metals for a sanctions-barred company involved in North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Korean Tangun Trading Corp.

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Spain 'shared information about attack cell leader with Belgium in 2016'

Catalan police said that although all 12 suspects were either dead or in custody, they would continue to investigate whether the cell had global links. He used his credit card to purchase plane tickets for another suspect in the case, according to court documents released on Thursday. However, the man was killed in the warehouse explosion in Alcanar.

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Akon Calls the Greasy 'Blacks for Trump' Guy a Sell Out

The singer said the man, identified as Michael Symonette , has sold himself-and the entire black community-out for a quick buck. Here's what we know about the man, who resurfaced at a freakish campaign rally for Trump in Phoenix this week, and why he's going so hard for a white nationalist apologist.

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NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Position Up in Latest Report from Vanguard Group Inc

The High end of the forecast is $0.99 per share, while the Low end is $0.91 per share. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. Arrowpoint Asset Management Lc holds 0.57% or 337,055 shares. Amp Capital Ltd holds 344,730 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Over the past week, shares are 0.38%.

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Get ready: new Samsung Gear S smartwatch launch planned for next week

We won't know for certain until Samsung officially announces the Gear Fit 2 Pro themselves. In an interview with CNBC , Samsung's president of its mobile communications, DJ Koh, confirmed that the company will launch a new Gear S smartwatch next week in Berlin.

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Few updates on Final Fantasy XV

Forgoing a large-scale sequel, the Final Fantasy 15 team is focusing on expanding on what was already available, and telling more of the story through downloadable content. The graphics, on the other hand, will be much better. Considering Final Fantasy XIII got multiple sequels, a few people have been wondering if XV would get the same treatment once its DLC cycle was finished.

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Bixby Voice rollout to China will follow Galaxy Note 8 launch

Sam's Club is offering free gifts worth $430 with every pre-order of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 . To recall, Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch QuadHD+ AMOLED Infinity Display with resolution of 1440x2960 pixels. The regular/wide-angle lens has an aperture of f/1.6, and the telephoto lens is f/2.4. After the releasing the Galaxy 8 smartphone in late April, Samsung is back with a brand new phone for its consumers .

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Toshiba prioritises talks with Western Digital on chips business - Nikkei

Shares in the conglomerate, which is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit for around $18 billion to cover losses from its bankrupt USA nuclear business Westinghouse, rose 4.6 percent to 316 yen by the end of morning trade as the report lifted hopes of an imminent deal.

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HTC Vive 2 Teased In Massive Price Cut!

While selling all of HTC is also possibility, one source said there's a lesser chance of this happening since it's comprised of varied parts that don't necessarily make sense for one buyer to purchase. The HTC Vive VR solution includes wireless VR controllers, room scale movement, and Head Mounted Display featuring a built-in camera. However, at the same time HTC's phone business has struggled in the face of bigger rivals with deeper pockets.

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Assassin's Festival — FINAL FANTASY XV

The whole thing kicks off on August 30, as Final Fantasy XV players who managed to pick up the Dream Egg at the Moogle Chocobo Carnival will receive an Assassin's Creed outfit for Noctis. Get ready for some Easter eggs and crossover events to take place in both franchises. The festival will bring another Assassin-themed outfit to the game, as well as the opportunity for Noctis to "explore more like an Assassin and even use some of the Assassins' more well-known abilities".

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KFC Made a VR Game About Cooking Your Bargain Bucket

It also treated us to a video of the game in question, in which players find themselves in an ornate room with Colonel Sanders shouting at them over an intercom. "KFC will provide yet another platform for training by bringing the VR simulation technology to its regional general manager training classes, quarterly franchise meetings, and employee onboarding".

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Elon Musk shows off SpaceX spacesuits

Was incredibly hard to balance esthetics and function. Designers have to combine protection from the elements, such as the rough surface of Mars, while also allowing the flexibility needed if humans are to conduct experiments or investigations while conducting space travel.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Saw a 52-Week High

The Wyoming-based Friess Associates Llc has invested 1.83% in the stock. The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.49, according to consensus of 23 analysts. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its stake in Activision Blizzard by 504.6% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was sold by Morhaime Michael.

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Kristen Stewart taking legal action after naked photos leak

Also alleged to have been hacked are; Alison Brie, Sienna Miller, Kelly Roherbach, Suki Waterhouse, Rosario Dawson, Kate Hudson, Audrina Patridge, Whitney Port, and UFC stars Raquel Pennington, Tecia Torres, Jessamyn Duke and Angela Magana.

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New Volkswagen T-Roc SUV: specs, pictures and sale date

The T-Roc will get propelled by a range of six engines, three petrol and three diesel - with an output range between 115 and 190 hp. The vehicle will officially be released on the 23rd of August. Another feature being offered by Volkswagen in the new T-Roc is the "Security & Service" package (including Emergency Service, Automatic Accident Notification and Roadside Assistance).

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Worst Tinder Date Ever Allegedly Steals Dog From Home!

He showed up with another man she was not expecting, according to WPIX . While the house sitter was, as police described, "distracted", by one of the men, the other was left unattended in the house. A woman a few suburbs away spotted Maggie on Monday evening and handed her over to All Humane Animal Rescue . A Tinder date gone awry led to the theft of a Bergen County family's dog, according to police.

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Forecasters watching disturbed weather off of Florida

Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Brownsville noted that some but not all of the latest model runs take the system farther east of and north of the Lower Texas coast. Harvey originated as a tropical wave that emerged off the coast of Africa almost two weeks ago. A hurricane watch is in effect from about Port Mansfield to San Luis Pass, Texas.

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IPhone 8 Launch Date Leaks

The report also highlights that the iPhone 8 is expected to go on sale on September 22. The date was reported by Mac4Ever, and fits squarely in the traditional mid-September timeframe for Apple's fall product launches. But today we finally know some more on the other model that Apple will release, the iPhone 7S. The iPhone 7s Plus is also expected to carry the same amount of RAM, with only the iPhone 7s sticking to the same 2GB of RAM.

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Jio Phone Pre-Booking, Tech Specs And Full Details

You can book the Jio Phone here. The bookings will commence from 5:30 PM onwards on the MyJio app , the official Relaince Jio website and through multiple offline channels which are authorised by Jio. Users of this will have to take the Rs 309 data plan per month. Simply, store card/account details on the phone and tap on NFC-enabled devices to make payments at grocery stores, retail shops and other outlets.

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Google may unveil new Pixel handsets on October 5

The tipster says that Google is looking to place two Pixel branded sets on the October 5 and both will be powered by a still unannounced Snapdragon processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836. This phone will be Google's latest high-end phone to compete in the premium segment. While the world is moving towards the bezel-less and 18:9 displays, the Pixel 2 might still offer larger bezels and 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Uber reports second-quarter loss of $645 million; ride bookings grow

But the ride-hail company, valued at approximately $68 billion, is still losing more than half a billion dollars a quarter. Last year, San Francisco-based Uber lost about $3 billion. "There's clearly growth in the numbers reported by Uber here", Dawson said, but they should be taken "with a big pinch of salt". News website Axios first reported Uber's second-quarter results on Wednesday.

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Samsung will announce the latest Gear S smartwatch next week

As it turns out, the Gear Fit 2 Pro is just a slight upgrade over the Gear Fit 2 - besides the new, prettier straps, the device looks nearly the same on the outside. As per GSM Arena's report , the display will still be a 1.5-inch 216×432 pixel resolution screen and will also feature Tizen OS. The Gear fit 2 Pro will use Bluetooth 4.2 to connect to your smartphone and have battery life of three to four days from the 200mAh battery.

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US Navy sacks fleet commander after collision

Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin , current commander of 7th Fleet, was the three-star commander of the usa 7th Fleet based in Japan. Admiral Swift, who travelled to Japan to relieve Commander Aucoin, ordered his deputy Pacific Fleet commander, Rear Admiral Phil Sawyer, to immediately take command of the powerful U.S.

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Happy 10th birthday, hashtag! Symbol celebrates 10 years on Twitter

Clicking the tag shows users all the tweets containing the tag, making it easier to follow a discussion. The hashtag has become part of our everyday speech, changed the nature of communication online, and become a powerful way to aggregate global conversations and movements.

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Overwatch Rise And Shine Video Explores Mei's Origins

The new short is a re-telling of Mei's origin story, beginning with a cryo-hibernation gone wrong while her and her team at Ecopoint Antarctica are trapped in an ice storm. However, a new animated short from the stellar Blizzard animation team, finally gives us more background and an empathy for why Mei is the way she is.

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Elon Musk reveals first look at SpaceX space suit

SpaceX was selected by NASA as a commercial crew partner under a $2.6 billion contract and has successfully delivered supplies and science experiments to the station under the separate Commercial Resupply Services program 11 times. Designers have to combine protection from the elements, such as the rough surface of Mars , while also allowing the flexibility needed if humans are to conduct experiments or investigations while conducting space travel.

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Users have stated problems with access to Facebook

The problems started at around 10:00am BST (05:00 EST), and users affected seemed to be in the United Kingdom only. The website has been one of the most popularly accessed websites of the world and is home to over 2 Billion registered users.


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