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'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

It was all part of a plan the couple hatched in the hours after watching the film Manchester by the Sea with Jeffrey on February 28, according to Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride . McBride said Heather Franklin left the home that night to go to two stores look for a certain drug, but the prosecution says it has evidence that proves she didn't go to the aisle in either store where the drug was located. Read More

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Pics reveal a surprisingly compact console for Project Scorpio's brawny hardware

Interestingly, the 8GB of memory - which is up from the 5GB found in the original Xbox One - allows the console to process art assets, making it easier to run 4K resolution visuals at higher speeds. Meanwhile, HDR support will offer a wider colour gamut with better contrast between light and dark on the screen. It can also work very well with Xbox 360 Backward Compatible and Xbox One games as well . Read More

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Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

In 2015, the restaurant chain sought a "truce" with rival McDonald's Corp. by offering to create a peace burger called the McWhopper. According to Adweek , Google was not involved in the making of this new commercial. Google has, however, had some complaints about their Home device after their own Super Bowl commercial activated nearby Google Home units. While a normal human being can still ask their Google Home about the burger, the audio from the ad itself no longer triggers the devices, ... Read More

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X at 5.9 GHz

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X at 5.9 GHz

On paper, the cost of those two extra cores is nearly an afterthought when you stack it up against its direct competitor, the $239 (£219, AU$339) quad-core Intel Core i5-7600K. But the Ryzen 5 1600X doesn't include a CPU cooler in the box so you'll need to pick one up. But after a month of optimizations plus new drivers and BIOS updates, Ryzen 5 seems to have bypassed those same growing pains. Read More

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Malala Yousafzai receives highest United Nations honour to promote girls education

Malala Yousafzai receives highest United Nations honour to promote girls education

Girls often lack access to education because they have to work, care for younger siblings or are married early. "Now this is a new life, this is a second life and it is for the objective of education". Let them go forward. "You stood even stronger in the face of oppression; your passion for justice only intensified", he added. Yousafzai survived the attack and continues fight for human rights, in particular for female education. Read More

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Samsung Joins Digital Assistant Fray To Take On Amazon, Alphabet

The S8 will have a dedicated Bixby button on its side to make it easier to access the assistant . Samsung prides Bixby on three main points, context awareness , cognitive tolerance , and completeness . Samsung says that voice activation brings confusion and it is a barrier between users and voice assistants . Rumours of Bixby's imminent launch began circulating in late 2016 when Samsung filed a trademark for the word " Bixby ". Read More

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'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

USA warships fired 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian air base from which the US believes the attack was launched. Western countries blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces for the attack, which killed more than 80 people. In this handout provided by the U.S. Navy, The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 phone series

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has finally been revealed to much excitement with its stunning specs and latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS. People hoped, however, that Samsung had managed to improve on the feature. You just need to have a mouse, keyboard and a monitor, and you are good to get started. They will go on sale on April 21 . A Samsung spokesperson told Mashable that members of the media ran similar experiments before the unveiling but were unable to unlock their devices. Read More

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe download will be 6.75 GB

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe download will be 6.75 GB

If you're playing digitally, Mario Kart 8 will weigh in at roughly 6.75GB. According to a recent listing by Amazon Germany , the digital download will take up a relatively small 6.75GB on Nintendo Switch. Recall that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe include all additional content already out on the Wii U as well as new characters and game modes while there are no additional circuitry. Read More

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Motorola Moto C leaked images

Motorola Moto C leaked images

There are no other major details available for the Moto C yet. It's separately said to be the cheapest smartphone in the Moto lineup, priced under $100 (roughly Rs. Cameras drop down to 5-megapixels, with a 2-megapixel front-facer. In what should be welcome news to nighttime photographer's ears, both appear to have LED flash modules to brighten up dim scenes. Read More

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NASA Earth Day 2017 Events: Adopt Part Of The Planet

NASA Earth Day 2017 Events: Adopt Part Of The Planet

These pieces are about 55 miles wide randomly assigned and NASA has offered them free online demonstration to create awareness among the community on this day. NASA's worldview website gives visitors access to satellite images that are just a few hours old. "Everyone who wants to participate will be able to", NASA said on its website . Read More

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NASA puts the Earth up for adoption

NASA puts the Earth up for adoption

The data layers and levels give more details about the area you "adopt". These pieces include Taj Mahal and one of the squares in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. In this way, NASA is giving everyone an opportunity to celebrate their little corner of Earth in their own unique way by printing or sharing their personalized certificate on social media. Read More

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Investments in renewable slumped 23% in 2016, while installed capacities soared 9%

Investments in renewable slumped 23% in 2016, while installed capacities soared 9%

Indeed, production from solar , wind and biomass power plants installed a year ago stood at 138 GW against 127.5 GW in 2015; thus setting a new record, while investments reached $241.6 billion, the lowest since 2013. He has slashed public funding on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and he has called global warming a hoax, claiming that only by increasing investments in the military, drilling and mining sectors "he can make America great again". Read More

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Trump, Without Evidence, Accuses Susan Rice of Committing Crime

Names should be blacked out and masked, says the NY lawmaker who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, but in this case it appears that some of those names Rice asked to be revealed were names of Trump Transition personnel, he says. "There is no equivalence between so-called unmasking and leaking". Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, started all this last month when he said he had been briefed at the White House about "dozens" of intelligence ... Read More

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Dridex gang uses unpatched Microsoft Word exploit to target millions

Dridex gang uses unpatched Microsoft Word exploit to target millions

In its bulletin, Microsoft said the security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file . Proofpoint also urged Microsoft Word users to install the security updates quickly. On Tuesday, experts say that Microsoft will patch the vulnerability as the attackers have been exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word. Read More

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Windows 10 Cloud Rumored For Microsoft's 'Bespin' Spring Event

Improvements were made for its users through the release of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 in 2009, which eventually led to the development of its successor, Windows 7. How many people will this affect? The long development cycle between the release of Windows XP and Vista is because, at the early stages of development, Microsoft lost focus on what features were going to be included in Longhorn and what features would be saved for Blackcomb. Read More

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Bayonetta Now Out On Steam

Bayonetta Now Out On Steam

For the first time ever, PC gamers can enjoy this lovely hack-and-slash game legally - I mean, I'm sure Bayonetta have never been pirated for the PC before. In case you haven't played Bayonetta yet, Sega and Platinum Games are making sure you've got every opportunity to do so. Directed by Hideki Kamiya, this stylish and cinematic action game is known for outlandish finishing moves that are performed with balletic grace as Bayonetta flows fluidly from one fight to another. Read More

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NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

He changed some batteries and made some reparations on the outside of the space station. This is not Whitson first time when she is asked to take control of the ISS. The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman is getting three extra months in orbit. The three worldwide crew members of Expedition 50 have landed safely in the Kazakhstan steppes, thus bringing their 173-day mission at the global Space Station (ISS) to an end. Read More

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Fed's Yellen Says Aim Now is to Let 'Healthy' Economy Coast Along

Fed's Yellen Says Aim Now is to Let 'Healthy' Economy Coast Along

Not only is inflation near the Fed's two per cent target, the unemployment rate has fallen to 4.5 per cent, which she said is lower than what central bankers generally consider to be "full employment". "We want to be ahead of the curve and not behind it", she said. The Federal Reserve system was created to promote independence, Yellen said in Ann Arbor - something that pending legislation in the House of Representatives would change by allowing a government audit of the Fed. Read More

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Reliance Jio Violating TRAI's Advisory on Surprise Offer: Vodafone Arpan Chaturvedi, BloombergQuint

Reliance Jio Violating TRAI's Advisory on Surprise Offer: Vodafone Arpan Chaturvedi, BloombergQuint

Acknowledging the fact that the broadband quality services in the country remains a matter of concern, telecom regulatory body TRAI's Chairman RS Sharma today said there is a need of broadband labeling which would empower consumer choices. In its complaint to Trai, Vodafone further said, "In our view, such promotion of the customers on an offer held as non-compliant, is a blatant violation and disregard of Trai's advisory". Read More

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The new Samsung Galaxy S8 is out of this world

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 is out of this world

The latter one is what's in focus here, as it seems that it's easily bypassed. The facial recognition feature was billed as one of multiple security options buyers would have to keep their phone and, subsequently, their data, safe. How many people swap Samsung's apps for Microsoft's? The Galaxy S8 provides various levels of biometric authentication, with the highest level of authentication from the iris scanner and fingerprint reader. Read More

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