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Verizon closes US$4.48 billion Yahoo deal

Verizon closes US$4.48 billion Yahoo deal

Sports, AOL .com, MAKERS , Tumblr , Build Studios, Yahoo! Under a newly bolstered Verizon, Yahoo and AOL will combine as part of a new media and technology company called Oath . Yahoo's email and other digital services will be run by Tim Armstrong , who has been in charge of AOL. On Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo , it's CEO Marissa Mayer stepped down from the company citing the "inherent changes" to her position. Read More

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Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features

Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features

In addition to a more powerful GPU, the Xbox One X offers higher bandwidth compared to the PlayStation 4 Pro . The fact that Microsoft is not making a profit on the Xbox One X now, however, could not be considered surprising at all. "But I will say price is critical". For Microsoft, which will not be making any money off of each Xbox One X sold, it is hoping that the power of the console is enough to attract more players into the Xbox platform. Read More

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Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 Gets Rumored Villain

Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 Gets Rumored Villain

Spider-Man: Homecoming - which also finds Chris Evans reprising his role as Captain America - opens in theaters on July 7. So of course, if he's imagined what a Spidey movie should look like for years, it's a fair question as to whether he and his colleagues have ever discussed how the Fantastic Four might be incorporated into the MCU. Read More

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Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

They could be activated in the event that Russian Federation attacked a US power grid or interfered in a future USA presidential race. Like many polls suggested, it believed Clinton would win despite the hacks. They ultimately landed on modest sanctions, and expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the country in December - a decision some have criticised. "The intelligence captured Putin's specific instructions on the operation's audacious objectives - defeat or at least damage the Democratic ... Read More

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

NASA has discovered more than 200 new planets and 10 of them are the right size and temperature to sustain life. The latest discoveries add to the grand total of 4,034 planet candidates detected by the Kepler telescope. Kepler's findings bring up the total number of potential Earth-like exoplanets to 49. That does not mean the planets have life, but some of the most basic requirements that life needs are there. Read More

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Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

In winning, Martha also earned another - one might say greater - honor: her place enshrined on an illustrious list of champions that dates back almost three decades. Moe, a 16-year-old Brussels Griffon-pug mix from Santa Rosa, California, who was the oldest in the competition, came in second. He has lost his hearing and sight but his sense of smell is strong and he was enjoying all the smells the fairground offered - including funnel cakes and other fried goodies. Read More

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New Zealand sitting pretty in Bermuda

New Zealand sitting pretty in Bermuda

Asked what Oracle could do to turn things around, Smyth quipped that Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill could work on his starts. Without time to make major modifications to the boat, technique will be key against the Kiwis, who have been spot-on in maneuvering their boat, especially in light to medium breeze. Read More

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Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis

Qatar Downplays Effects of Diplomatic Crisis

Saudi Arabia and Iran have clashed over several issues, including Iran's nuclear program and what Saudis see as Tehran's growing influence in the region - especially in Syria , Lebanon and neighboring Yemen. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Monday the two sides should resolve their differences through negotiations. If Qatar and Saudi Arabia continued to fight over this, there is real fear the Syrian Resistance fighters, who are also fighting ISIS, may not receive the ... Read More

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Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees

Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes past year as a result of persecution, violence and human rights violations. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM ), the United Nations' migration agency, the number of migrants and refugees that entered Europe by sea routes saw further drastic reduction this year. Read More

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Treasurer's son beat her husband to death with bat

Treasurer's son beat her husband to death with bat

Friday at Martin Luther King Boulevard and the Boardwalk, according to a news release from Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Marchalk's mother, Linda Marchalk, Schuylkill County treasurer, found her husband dead inside their home at 21 Pear St., Barnesville.Suspicion was nearly immediately cast on Michael Marchalk, who allegedly drove from the home on Monday in one of the couple's cars. Read More

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New Planets Which could Sustain Life Reveals by NASA

New Planets Which could Sustain Life Reveals by NASA

If the brightness falls periodically, there's a good chance that it's caused by a planet crossing the star and partially blocking its light. The ultimate goal of the mission is to find an Earth-twin. Although this strong divide in the super-Earth population has not previously been observed, its location agrees with the small number of planets we have bulk density measurements for. Read More

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How Google Is Working To Keep Medical Information Private

How Google Is Working To Keep Medical Information Private

Considering the damage people can do if they find your medical records (especially since many medical records are tied to a person's social security number), it's not that shocking to see it added to the list. With the spread of fake news and misinformation, Google adjusted its search results to place contested information to combat fake news. In the past Google has been famously hands-off with regards to the removal of webpages, which has brought criticism due to the influence it has on ... Read More

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White House undermining press briefing

As part of the strategy to legislate in the dark , Donald Trump's White House has ordered news outlets to cut off their recordings for most of the press briefings over the past few weeks. But all indications, including inquiries to top government officials and government agencies tasked with tracking White House information and infrastructure, point to no such official recording system existing. Read More

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Detroit Pistons draft guard Luke Kennard who will provide offense

Detroit Pistons draft guard Luke Kennard who will provide offense

He's got great, great footwork. The former Duke swingman will struggle defensively right away, and his development on that end will relate to his physical development as years progress. The Spurs have made it a point they're trying to move on from Aldridge , and are asking for a top-ten pick in return, which the Pistons don't have. · Player address those needs? Kennard is a good fit for the Pistons. Read More

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Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball

It's hardly shocking that Ball soaked up the boos like a rock star soaks up adoration. When asked about LaVar's playoffs prediction, Lakers coach Luke Walton smiled. "That will make it more challenging a little bit, but I think that every top draft pick that comes in has a target on their back", Walton said. No, his father, Lavar , has a habit of doing enough of that for both father and son-and the rest of the family , for that matter. Read More

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Heavy rain, flooding likely before sunshine returns

Cindy is moving north at 13 miles per hour, packing winds of 35 mph with a minimum pressure of 997 mb. Cindy will weaken to a tropical depression as it moves over land Thursday. States of emergency declared in Louisiana and Alabama , where the storm is blamed for at least one death. Parts of southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama and western portions of the Florida Panhandle were under tornado warnings and some saw streets covered in up to 3 feet of water. Read More

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IPhone 8 fingerprint scanner could cause months of delays

What is interesting to note is that the screen protector does not consist of a cutout for the home button. While Apple iPhone 8 is generating a lot of interest, looks like all is not well at the Apple mothership. The OLED screen with embedded Touch ID is "still being worked out", Cowen and Co. analyst Timothy Arcuri said in a memo obtained by Apple Insider . Read More

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What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

The UK is due to leave the European Union by the end of March 2019. "The invitation for the state visit has been extended and it wasn't mentioned in the speech as no date has been decided upon yet", the Number 10 spokesperson said . Signaling the importance of Britain's exit negotiations with the European Union, set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two years, rather than one. Read More

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FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

According to a detailed timetable of the attack published by ClickOnDetroit , Ftouhi was carrying a red duffel bag and dark satchel when he entered the airport at 8:52 A.M. "As we progress and take this matter to grand jury for indictment, other charges could be pending later on", Gelios said. The FBI said earlier, "We believe this to be an isolated incident" and there is "no specific, credible information that there is a threat to the Flint community". Read More

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Was The US Airport Attack A Terror Incident?

Federal officials said the knife Ftouhi used was an Amazon Jungle Survival Knife. Mr Gelios described the weapon as a 30-centimetre knife with an 20cm serrated blade. State police troopers, along with ATF agents, are also at the airport investigating. But he wasn't an airline passenger, Gelios said. Police in Montreal went to an apartment building in the city's Saint Michel area on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing, according to Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of Canada's ... Read More

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