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Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

And the Department of Transportation announced it's reviewing how the airline handled the incident. That list - generated hours before the plane ever got to the gate - would remain in the computer system until after the flight actually departed, said Ahmed Abdelghany, a professor of operations management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus. Read More

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Mourinho impressed by Shaw, Rashford

I was thinking about him and [fellow substitute Marouane] Fellaini both at the same time but, because I made a change with Marcos Rojo, I couldn't do that and he didn't play. The fixture stands at 1-1 after the first leg. He immediately fell to the pitch in obvious pain and held his knee before being attended to by the Manchester United physios. Read More

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Moto X (2017) release date, news and rumors

Moto X (2017) release date, news and rumors

That allows us to see the device's internal codename (in this case, it's XT1605), along with the fact that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 is inside of it. Although the smartphone maker has not announced anything about the handset yet, leaks and rumors surrounding Moto X 2017's specs, release date and price details have flooded the web. Read More

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GoPro launches Pilot Program for its Fusion 5.2K spherical camera

GoPro launches Pilot Program for its Fusion 5.2K spherical camera

Because Fusion can capture scenes in all directions, users can go back later and choose the more pleasing composition. All of GoPro's recent mounts and accessories also will be compatible with the Fusion. During the pilot, GoPro plans to work closely with select "brands, agencies and content professionals" to "further refine the user experience and produce inspiring content that demonstrates the creative potential of Fusion". Read More

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Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles

Profits are expected to have increased by a big 48% and the company says the profit for Q1 2017 was likely $8.8 billion, or 9.9 trillion won. The South Korean OEM also expects to maximize its Q1 2016 sales from 49.78 trillion won, (approximately $44 billion) in 2016, to 50 trillion won (approximately $44.2 billion) in Q1 2017. Read More

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Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

Starting tomorrow, stargazers can observe meteor showers in the sky, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). The shooting stars seem to emanate from around the star Vega in the constellation of Lyra, the lyre. The best time to see the meteor shower will come after midnight, when the meteor origin area is at its highest point in the sky. Read More

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Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

Tesla aims to produce 500,000 cars per year by 2018 and one million vehicles by 2020. Morgan Stanley says the investment needed for Tesla to bring its electric truck to market "may not be significant". Arizona even pledged to kick in some economic development incentives to make it happen. Analyst's mean target price for NVS is $85.25 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. Read More

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Rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Reportedly In Tow, Headed To AT&T

Galaxy S8 and S8+ sports 12MP shooter at the back with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and 8MP shooter on the front with f/1.7 aperture and 80-degree wide-angle lens. Samsung will announce the Indian availability and pricing details on April 19. The upcoming variant of the device is expected to sport the model number SM-G892A, one that hasn't yet been mentioned in any previous reports , including certificates issued by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Read More

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Trump seems confused about who is in charge of North Korea

The four ministers are also expected to review President Donald Trump's first three months in office, according to a Japanese foreign ministry official who briefed reporters on customary condition of anonymity. Trump told a news conference "some very unusual moves have been made over the last two or three hours", and that he was confident Chinese President Xi Jinping would "try very hard" to pressure Beijing's ally and neighbor North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. Read More

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Trump administration negotiates USA prisoner release in Egypt

Hijazi, an Egyptian who holds US citizenship, was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others who had worked with street children. I want you to know, in case there is any doubt, Trump said after receiving him in the White House (where Obama never gave access to the Egyptian president), that we support the fantastic work that President El Sisi has done in a very hard situation. Read More

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Microsoft introduces To-Do app

Microsoft introduces To-Do app

The app is built on Office 365 and you can integrate with Outlook and other platforms. The Windows giant also added that it will not shut down the Wunderlist app until it will incorporate the best of Wunderlist into To-Do. If that is not bad enough, Microsoft ceased several online services that were made for the Lumia 950 XL last month and this has left a large portion of their users anxious. Read More

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Samsung back with new Galaxy S8

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 is also expected to have a facial recognition feature, infinity display, and augmented reality. Galaxy S8 and S8+ sports 12MP shooter at the back with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and 8MP shooter on the front with f/1.7 aperture and 80-degree wide-angle lens. Read More

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Supply shortage of Samsung Galaxy S8 plagues Korea

Those who buy the Galaxy S8 also will be getting a three-month free trial for Play Music, which is the same deal Google offered buyers of the Pixel/Pixel XL and other select Android phones. Samsung acknowledged the problem, saying it's a natural part of the "adoptive display", and advising users to go to the phone's settings menu to change the display settings and banish the red tint. Read More

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NASA believes Saturn's moon could support alien life

The space agency presented its findings in a paper, which was published on April 13 in the journal Science . NASA may have found the ingredients for sustainable life on Saturn's moon, Enceladus . The Cassini mission researchers revealed that hydrogen is pouring into Enceladus' subsurface ocean because of hydrothermal activity occurring on the sea floor. Read More

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Canada softwood industry seeks China sales, as Trump widens trade attack

Luis Ribera, an agriculture economics expert at Texas A&M University, said that while the ultra-filtered milk issue may technically fall outside the scope of NAFTA, it is a sign of USA anger towards Canada's supply management system. However, because the U.S. President refrained from providing much detail, it's unclear exactly what specific reforms will be discussed during future trade negotiations. Read More

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Policeman shot dead in Paris 'terror attack'

French interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters the shooting started when a vehicle stopped alongside a stationary police auto. "Traffic has stopped", she says. The 11 candidates were appearing on a television program ahead of the first round of voting in the two-part election when the attack that left one officer dead happened Thursday night. Read More

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Saturn's moon Enceladus may support alien life

Our best bet for life beyond Earth may not be a planet, but a moon in our own solar system, NASA announced Thursday . Life, as is known, requires three main ingredients to originate, exist, evolve or function - liquid water, energy source for metabolism and the right chemical ingredients including oxygen, hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur. Read More

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No US Role in Libya Beyond Combating Islamic State

Gentiloni has strongly criticized protectionist trade policies, such as those proposed by Trump's administration, that advocate shielding a country's domestic industries from foreign competition by taxing imports. But his health care bill didn't come up for a vote in the House, his travel ban was twice blocked in the courts and his West Wing has been plagued by infighting and the resignation of his first national security adviser amid an ongoing investigation into contacts between Trump aides ... Read More

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Samsung's Quarterly Forecast Suggests the Best Profits in Over Three Years

The quarterly earnings preview show that how Samsung's business is booming while its stock trade near historic highs, despite unprecedented crises in recent months. It is scheduled to give more details including quarterly net profit later in the month. Samsung shares touched a record high of 2.134 million won in late March on expectations of record earnings in 2017, as limited production capacity for the memory chip industry and growing demand for more firepower from devices such as ... Read More

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Sony Go Full Frame Mirrorless With New α9 Camera

Sony Go Full Frame Mirrorless With New α9 Camera

The A9 shoots 4K video, features 5-axis in-body stabilization, dual SD card slots, a touchscreen and an ethernet port. It launches May 25th for $4,500 in the United States. The Sony a9 features an all-new, high-resolution, high-luminance Quad-VGA OLED Tru-Finder with approximately 3,686k dots. That means the brightness level should be equal to whatever scene you're trying to frame. Read More

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NASA says saturnal moon may harbor life

NASA says saturnal moon may harbor life

The gas could be a chemical energy source of life, scientists involved with the mission said. The chemical ingredients of life include carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and sulfur. This new finding is therefore an independent line of evidence supporting the theory of hydrothermal activity taking place in the ocean of Enceladus. Read More

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Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

The days of young Irish people heading off to work in Australia for more than a year or two look like they are coming to an end. Indian IT industry's representative body National Association of Software Services and Companies (Nasscom) on Wednesday said that Indian techies working in Australia would not be affected by Australian government's move on visas granted to them under a specific category. Read More

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