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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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Death toll in Quetta blast climbs to 11

Death toll in Quetta blast climbs to 11

Anwarul Haq Kakar , a spokesman for the provincial government, said the bomb was planted in a moving vehicle, but officers were trying to determine whether it was a suicide attack. Spokesperson of Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan, Anwaar ul Haq Kakar, said the security was already at high alert in the city after some intelligence reports of entering of an explosives-laden vehicle into the city. Read More

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Blazers trade up in NBA Draft to select Gonzaga center Zach Coll

Instead, they traded the No. 15 and No. 20 overall picks for the 10th pick from Sacramento. When Zach Collins was 14 years old, he fired up create-a-player career mode on an National Basketball Association video game. Could the Blazers use one or two of their picks in a salary dump ? The Blazers' winningest starting lineup included Lillard, McCollum, Nurkic and forwards Noah Vonleh and Maurice Harkless. Read More

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Ford to move production of Focus from Mexico to China

Ford to move production of Focus from Mexico to China

Despite the clear consequences of moving Focus production - which now takes place in Michigan - Ford has asserted that no U.S.jobs will be lost in the process. That investment resulted in 2,000 new jobs bringing the total at Kentucky Truck to almost 7,600 workers. "Starting with that platform in China makes more sense because other markets are more small vehicle and sedan friendly, while the USA has gone so SUV insane in the last five years", Brauer said. Read More

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Sensex, Nifty Give Up Early Gains

Sensex, Nifty Give Up Early Gains

Sensex made a strong recovery of 136 points at opening on the back of a slew of steps by regulator Sebi to make markets more attractive for investments. Indian markets bounced back on Thursday snapping earlier losses. Reliance Industries was the top gainer in Nifty up 1.2 per cent. The small-cap company has equity capital of Rs 39.08 crore. Read More

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Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans coast-to-coast

Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans coast-to-coast

The 49-cent stamp is unique because it uses temperature-sensitive ink that changes with the touch of a finger as body heat transforms the image of the blacked-out sun into the moon. Again, it's rare. It's unusual. "It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for those that live in those states", Rogerson told CTV News Channel. Certainly from your hometown there and you definitely want to make the most of it and get out and watch it. Read More

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Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

Schwarber, who helped the Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908 previous year, is hitting.171 this season with 12 home runs and 28 RBIs. Heyward is hitting.258 with six homers and 29 RBIs in 55 games. Kyle Schwarber has struggled to find consistency at the plate since the beginning of the season and a few have even suggested that a few days in the minors could help a lot. Read More

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says site will focus on groups more

It's also not enough for Facebook that people use it to connect with friends and family. But I used to think that if we just give people a voice and help some people connect that that would make the world a whole lot better by itself. To start 2017, he set a New Year's resolution to visit people in all 50 US states, then in February he wrote a lengthy post titled " Building Global Community ". Read More

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Oskar Fischinger: Google Doodle honours German artist and his awesome musical animations

Oskar Fischinger: Google Doodle honours German artist and his awesome musical animations

When you open Google and click on the doodle , a chime sound comes on and is accompanied by Fischinger's quote: "Music is not limited to the world of sound". Fischinger had made dozens of films and was a respected member of the European avant-garde when he fled Germany in 1936 and moved to Los Angeles. Fischinger's work to this day remains near-impossible to replicate, dancing the line between absolute precision and a human touch. Read More

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Opening Hearthstone Card Packs Is About To Get More Pleasant

Much in the same way that Blizzard just announced some changes to Overwatch's Loot Boxes , the developer has now revealed adjustments to opening card packs in Hearthstone . but we think the changes should be very drastic and significant". Also, players can record their Top 5 or Recently Captured highlights. These can be bound to single button or a button per highlight slot in the Options menu under "Request Highlight". Read More

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Trump says China has failed over North Korea

Geng said China has played a "positive constructive" role regarding North Korea because it is a responsible member of the global community, and "not because of any pressure from other countries". He tweeted "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi and China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out". Americans comprise about a fifth of all non-Chinese tourists to North Korea , tour operators say . Read More

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USA coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

From left, Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and National Sec. North Korea detained Warmbier in January 2016 after he was accused of a "hostile act" while on a group tour of the reclusive and rogue state. The State Department says the dialogue will focus on ways to increase pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes, but also cover such areas as counter-terrorism and territorial rivalries in the strategic South China Sea . Read More

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Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely

The Republican lawmakers were not alone in their anger, as President Trump called the Warmbier family's ordeal a "terrible disgrace". Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said USA officials are "going to give the DPRK/ North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea". Read More

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Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

The Beavers beat the Tigers 13-1 in their last meeting , winning their 23rd game in a row in the process. With the triumph, LSU improved to 50-18 on the season, while Florida St. "Believe it or not, Jake, moments continue to get better than this", Mainieri told Poche' at the postgame news conference. "It was a relief to get out to an early start like we hadn't the first two games and kind of relax so yeah, if we can do that, we want to do that", he said. Read More

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Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell Sign on for Carbon Tax Plan

Under the plan, the USA government would tax oil companies $40 per ton of Carbon dioxide they produce, which would add about 36 cents to the cost of each gallon of gasoline at the pump. It's got the backing of physicist Stephen Hawking, a founding member of the council, as well as former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg, and other companies and organizations, including Conservation International, the Nature Conservancy, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Santander, Total and ... Read More

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Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Vegas Golden Knights' Chris Thorburn poses for photographers Wednesday, June 21, 2017 , in Las Vegas . Though a healthy Robby Fabbri and continued development from other keys forwards like Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz could improve the Blues offensively, those factors alone won't be enough to elevate the Blues beyond last year's production-especially with Perron heading to sin city. Read More

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Taking A Leave Of Absence

Tragically losing a loved one has been hard for me and I need to properly say my goodbyes. Uber engineer Susan Fowler , posted a blog in February, stating on her first day, someone propositioned for sex. Upon his announcement, former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm Covington and Burling released their recommendations to Uber , after conducting an independent investigation. Read More

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Pokemon Switch and Metroid 4 Spearheads Nintendo's 2018 Plans

Pokemon Switch and Metroid 4 Spearheads Nintendo's 2018 Plans

Now, Nintendo clarified that statement a little later, with a rep for the company stating "No change in what we announced last week, which is that those two games are coming, but they have no specifically announced release window/year". "Just as you get through a game and you're starting to put your head up, put the periscope out to see what else is out there, hopefully we'll have something right there for you", he said. Read More

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Saudi Arabia Suddenly Has A New Crown Prince

Aram... although it was widely expected, the timing of the 31-year-old's promotion has come as a surprise to many and puts Saudi Arabia's future in relatively untested hands. Moreover, it is possible that Saudi Arabia will support a referendum on the status of the Kurdish autonomy in order to weaken the Iraqi government, which is under Iranian influence. Read More

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Google is ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and below

Google is ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and below

Time passes by and we have been introducing with a series of extraordinary smartphones running on latest Android Operating Systems. This is to note that the devices running on Android 2.2 and above already support Google Play . There was Android Market for apps and games, Google eBookstore for books and Google Music for music. As Google points out, most app developers no longer support Android 1.0, 1.1, 1.5 Cupcake, 1.6 Donut, and 2.0/2.1 Eclair. Read More

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Markelle Fultz Responds To Celtics Trading No. 1 Pick To 76ers

By all accounts, Philly is expected to use the pick on Washington guard Markelle Fultz . One would hope, though when it comes to the draft, the more time a player spends in college, the less interested some teams seem to be. "I'm still uncertain", the soft-spoken Tatum said Wednesday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan during NBA Draft media day. I think this is somebody they really wanted and stepped up to get. Read More

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