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IOC And Intel Announce Worldwide Top Partnership Through 2024

IOC And Intel Announce Worldwide Top Partnership Through 2024

Last year, Intel participated in the X Games, outfitting BMX bikes with modules to track data on in-air rotations, jump height, jump distance, speed and force on landing. "We'll allow people online to feel like they are there", Krzanich said, speaking at a press conference in NY. In a sign that the recent trend of letting Olympics viewers to choose their own content will continue, Intel and the International Olympic Committee say they will give fans "the power to choose what they want to ... Read More

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US Vice President Hires Lawyer For Russia Probes

The vice president's communications director Jarrod Agen said , "I can confirm that the Vice President has retained Richard Cullen of McGuireWoods to assist him in responding to inquiries by the special counsel ". Pence told reporters in Miami Friday that hiring an outside lawyer was standard practice. It said the vice-president had earlier interviewed several candidates . Read More

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Kushner meets with Netanyahu and Abbas

Kushner meets with Netanyahu and Abbas

Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel had broken ground on its first new settlement in two decades in the West Bank. Mr Kushner's trip follows the President's visit to the region last month , when Mr Trump also had discussions with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Read More

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Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50000 per farmer

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50000 per farmer

Aurangabad: The farmers ' steering committee has made a decision to burn copies of the June 14 government resolution on Wednesday, in protest against the government's alleged failure to keep its promise on farm loan waiver The GR says that the benefit of the loan scheme was meant exclusively for agriculturists whose sole source of income is from farming. Read More

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GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

The Senate legislation would link federal insurance subsidies to income, a change from a House-passed bill that tied them to age, the Post reported. Sen. Mike LeeMike LeeMcConnell courts GOP centrists for health bill Rand Paul calls to slow down "rushed" ObamaCare repeal process GOP hits the gas on ObamaCare repeal MORE (R-Utah) also posted a video to Facebook saying the GOP bill should have been released "weeks ago" if it was going to be voted on next week. Read More

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Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

That incident angered Russian Federation, which intervened in the Syrian civil war on Syria's behalf in 2015 and has a hotline with the U.S.to deconflict airspace and make sure their air forces don't collide mid-air. The military said Binali was killed in Mayadeen, an IS-held Syrian town near the Iraqi border. "I don't think there's any real sense of what to do, beyond defending USA troops and partner forces". Read More

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Boeing, Airbus compete for orders at air show

Boeing, Airbus compete for orders at air show

Wong Cho-Bau, Chairman, Donghai Airlines. The budget carrier plans to grow its operational fleet to 200 airplanes by the end of the decade and expand regionally with the new 737 MAX family of airplanes. The entire 737 MAX family has been created to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with lower per-seat costs and an extended range that will open up new destinations in the single-aisle market. Read More

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After second thoughts, Shiv Sena decides to support Ram Nath Kovind

If the Sena weighs in with support for the Opposition candidate, then any rationale for remaining in the NDA at the Centre or in a post-poll partnership with the BJP in Maharashtra just ceases to exist. Raut reiterated that the Shiv Sena was keen on the candidature of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat or eminent agro-scientist M.S. Swaminathan for the President's post. Read More

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Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

Whatever caused American college student Otto Warmbier's health to erode during his imprisonment in North Korea may remain a mystery - at least for a while longer. Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. North Korea returned Mr Warmbier (22) to the U.S. last week, saying he had been in a coma for a year and that it was acting on humanitarian grounds. Read More

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'You owe my son an apology' - Labor MP to Pauline Hanson

'You owe my son an apology' - Labor MP to Pauline Hanson

The One Nation Party leader said kids are not competing in real life because autistic children are holding them back. But the problem was with the system, not the students, she said. "I hope this will improve our educational standards if it is addressed in the classroom", Senator Hanson said. Crossbench senator Jacqui Lambie said inclusive classrooms taught children more than just what they could find in books. Read More

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Supersonic Bombers Tear Across Korea After Death Of US College Student

Supersonic Bombers Tear Across Korea After Death Of US College Student

Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said on Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border. While visiting the hermit state in 2016, Warmbier was jailed for trying to steal a propaganda poster. The number of North Korean refugees in South Korea reached 30,000 at the end of a year ago, according to the South's Ministry of Unification. Read More

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Protests continue in part of "Father's Day for Philando"

Castile isn't the only one frustrated by the verdict, especially in the face of the Facebook Live video that seems to indicate Castile's cooperation before he was shot. There were also protests last July after the shooting. The jury cleared the policeman of second degree manslaughter and two counts of felony of intentional discharge of a unsafe weapon for endangering the safety of Ms Reynolds and her four-year-old daughter. Read More

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Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

However, the total seeking safety across worldwide borders as refugees topped 22.5 million, the highest number seen since UNHCR was founded in 1950 in the aftermath of the Second World War. Turkey remains the largest host of refugees globally, with almost 3 million living inside its borders. Refugees shouldn't be left without attention, said Furio De Angelis, adding that the UNHCR Office hopes that worldwide donors will pay more attention to refugee problems. Read More

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Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead

At least one Afghan was killed and seven American soldiers were wounded in an "insider attack" at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday (June 17), a USA military official said. The attack Saturday at Camp Shaheen left seven American soldiers wounded, according to officials with the NATO-led mission in the country. US troops accused their Afghan allies of "pervasive illicit drug use, massive thievery, personal instability, dishonesty, no integrity, incompetence, unsafe weapons ... Read More

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US Envoy Calls on United Nations to List Hamas as Terrorist Organization

US Envoy Calls on United Nations to List Hamas as Terrorist Organization

Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority in Gaza said electricity was reduced by 8 megawatts to the 2 million residents. Maayan Dak, campaign manager for Zazim, the Israeli NGO behind Monday night's action, told Local Call: "It has been almost three years since the last war, and Israel is still preventing replacement parts for Gaza's power station, which it bombed in 2014, from entering the Strip". Read More

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Philippine: Forces launch fresh offensive against militants to end battle soon

HELPING HAND. Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte holds a wad of peso bills, which he later gave to evacuees from Marawi, while speaking to them in Iligan on the southern island of Mindanao on June 20, 2017. Abella said. "The damage is indeed massive", he said. The death toll from the Marawi siege rose to 360 as of 12 noon on June 20: 26 civilians, 268 extremists, and 66 government troops, according to a government report. Read More

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Donald Trump sued by two states over business links

But what we do know is that this is not the first time the Trump has been hit with this kind of legal action. "It is unprecedented that the American people must question day after day whether decisions are made and actions are taken to benefit the United States or to benefit Donald Trump ", Frosh said during the press conference. Read More

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Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

PARIS (AP ) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting France's president on her first foreign trip since a catastrophic election that weakened her leadership as Britain heads into tough talks on leaving the European Union. Acknowledging the referendum result, Macron added that: 'Of course, the door remains open - it's always open until talks come to the end. A British man, Nick Alexander , of course also tragically died in the Bataclan attack in Paris in November 2015. Read More

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For Democrats, 'Not Trump' is not enough

Tim Walz of Minnesota. Although the race was widely viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump , he was rarely discussed by either candidate, and House Democrats were rattled that the attack ads casting the 77-year-old Pelosi as a San Francisco liberal proved so potent. Read More

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Video shows runaway bus careening down NY street backward

Video shows runaway bus careening down NY street backward

The church's van was one of five vehicles damaged by the bus. It happened at about 12:45 a.m. when an MTA driver operating an empty Q58 bus parked on Myrtle Avenue and failed to secure the parking break, according to the MTA. The bus was out of service at the time of the accident, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The bus driver is being questioned , NBCNewYork.com said. Read More

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Mattis vents US frustration over North Korea

Relatives have said USA envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and became comatose after taking a sleeping pill. The North Koreans released Warmbier last week after 17 months of captivity. Bae was the longest-held USA citizen in North Korea since the Korean War - first detained in 2012 and released two years later. Read More

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Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

The UK voted a year ago to leave the European Union , an unprecedented move nicknamed "Brexit". Eight of 27 bills outlined in the speech deal with the complex Brexit process. The main non-Brexit bills include a domestic violence and abuse bill and a data protection bill. Theresa May reiterated who won the election during a passionate tirade aimed at Mr Corbyn's party. Read More

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Romania's government collapses as ruling party MPs oust prime minister

Romania's government collapses as ruling party MPs oust prime minister

Barely six months after winning elections, Sorin Grindeanu was ousted by nearly all the MPs in his leftwing Social Democratic party (PSD) with the backing of their junior coalition partners, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE). The Social Democrats and junior partner the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats have 247 seats in the 465-legislature. The opposition parties were present, but did not cast any vote, accusing the PSD it was turning an internal dispute between Dragnea and ... Read More

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China talks focusing on North Korean threat

The most recent incident came with the death of Otto Warmbier , an American college student who was imprisoned and force into labor in while visiting the country for trying to remove a propaganda banner. On Monday, he blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death. President Moon strongly condemned the North, saying the rogue state bears "heavy responsibility" for the 22-year-old's death and urged Pyongyang to release the other South Korean and USA citizens held ... Read More

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US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans

US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans

He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Otto Warmbier . The Trump administration doesn't need an act of Congress to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea. "This is a regime that regularly kidnaps foreign citizens and keeps 120,000 North Koreans in barbaric gulags". Read More

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US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

For all the talk this morning about the Iranian ballistic missile strike on an ISIS target in Syria , the real story is that 6 out of the 7 missiles that Iran fired failed to actually hit their intended target. Yesterday, the USA coalition announced that it had shot down a Syrian regime plane which was bombing predominantly Kurdish SDF positions. There was no official reaction from Syria , which has been backed by Iran as it seeks to force Islamic State forces off of its territory. Read More

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Suspect fatally shot in Brussels Central Station terror attack

A spokesman for the Belgian federal police said the suspected attacker is dead. The station was evacuated and Belgian police said the situation was now under control. Although no one was hurt, billows of smoke pouring through Central Station and memories of Islamic State attacks in the city a year ago, and more recently in Britain, France and elsewhere, sent evening commuters racing for cover. Read More

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