• Cohen Downplays Ties To Close Friend Now Cooperating With Govt

    Cohen Downplays Ties To Close Friend Now Cooperating With Govt

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    It suggests that Cohen broke a US law requiring people to register as lobbyists for foreign governments. Poroshenko wanted much more , something that could be portrayed as full talks with the US president. The BBC notes that an investigation into former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort being carried out in the Ukraine was dropped after the meeting, but it is not clear if the decision was linked to the talks.
  • Venezuelan President Maduro expels top United States diplomat amid tensions

    Venezuelan President Maduro expels top United States diplomat amid tensions

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    On a state visit to Ankara in October, Maduro hailed a "new era" in relations with Turkey, saying both countries believed in a different, multi-polar world. According to Kronick, when Hugo Chavez became Venezuela's president in 1999, the country was producing 3.5 million barrels of oil a day. White House officials unveiled the latest executive order against Maduro less than 24 hours after the embattled populist leader secured another six-year term.
  • Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts

    Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts

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    Congo's health ministry said there are now 28 confirmed Ebola cases, 21 probable ones and two suspected. Teams on the ground have stepped up the active search and follow up of all contacts with over 600 identified so far. More than 7,500 doses are available in Congo, WHO said Monday, adding that an additional 8,000 doses will be available in the coming days. Two more people have reportedly died from the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo .
  • Nine killed as anti-Sterlite protest turns violent in Thoothukudi

    Nine killed as anti-Sterlite protest turns violent in Thoothukudi

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    Over 20 people, including policemen, were injured in clashes that erupted when over 20,000 people gathered for the 100th day of the protests against the copper smelting unit. Chief Minister K Palaniswami said he was concerned over the protests and subsequent deaths. My thoughts and prayers with the people of Tamil Nadu at this hour of grief.
  • PLO on Palestine's referral of Israel to the ICC

    PLO on Palestine's referral of Israel to the ICC

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    Under the court's rules, any member can request an investigation. "The state of Israel believes that this is a cynical step without legal validity", a diplomatic spokesman said in a statement . The ICC recognizes "Palestine" as a member state. While the ICC can indict suspects, it has no police force and has to rely on cooperation from member states to enforce arrest warrants.
  • Malaysia to investigate management of development company

    Malaysia to investigate management of development company

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    In a press conference, the new head of the MACC Mohd Shukri Abdull said Najib was brought in for questioning on SRC International (SRC ), and not so that the agency could arrest him. Najib denies any wrongdoing. The embattled former leader had been ordered by the MACC to explain a suspicious transfer of RM42 million (US$10.6 million) from SRC into his bank account.
  • Cuba plane crash: At least 100 dead

    Cuba plane crash: At least 100 dead

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    The Boeing crashed shortly after taking off from Havana's Jose Marti airport, coming down in a field near the airport and sending a thick column of acrid smoke into the air. Mexico's government said it would conduct an operational audit of Damojh to see if its "current operating conditions continue meeting regulations".
  • US accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

    US accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

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    TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan reports from Caracas, Venezuela. The sanctions order also designates three companies - 11420 Corp, Noor Plantation Investments LLC and SAI Advisors Inc, described in a Treasury statement as Florida companies owned or controlled by Sarria - according to the Treasury Department website .
  • Amazon, Google lead global smart speaker sale, Apple stands fourth

    Amazon, Google lead global smart speaker sale, Apple stands fourth

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    That's a massive increase from the same period last year, where Google only sold 0.3 million units (709% growth year-over-year). The smart speaker competition is heating up. Amazon and Google accounted for a 70 percent share of smart speaker shipments worldwide in Q1, but their combined share fell from 84 percent in Q4 2017 and 94 percent during the first quarter previous year, according to Strategy Analytics director David Watkins .
  • Steam Link Game Streaming App Available in Beta on Android

    Steam Link Game Streaming App Available in Beta on Android

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    I could occasionally get hitched up by small frame delays in timing-reliant games like Celeste, but it was unnoticeably smooth more often than not. On the Apple side, we support any iOS device running iOS 10 or newer, and any Apple TV running tvOS 10.3 or newer.
  • Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine

    Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine

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    Now, a group of scientists think they have found a distant object that could be as big as a dwarf planet, but has a different orbit to most objects that are travelling around our sun. As soon as scientists included homes proposed by scientists from Caltech thinking about a ninth planet, 2015 BP519's orbit matched almost precisely.
  • Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications

    Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications

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    Samsung Galaxy J6 price in India is expected to be Rs. 12990 for 32GB variant costs around Rs. 12990. According to certain reports , now, the smartphone is receiving the May 2018 security update ahead of an impending India launch. The Galaxy A6+ features a 6-inch Infinity Display with 1080 x 2280 Full HD+ resolution and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 506 GPU.
  • Official Photos And Specs Of The HTC U12+ Leaked Ahead Of Launch

    Official Photos And Specs Of The HTC U12+ Leaked Ahead Of Launch

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    The primary camera is made up of 12MP Ultrapixel sensor paired with 16MP telephoto lens and offers HDR boost, ultra speed autofocus, and a Pro mode as well. The leak also hints at AR stickers. Video wise we've got 4K at 60fps, and slo-mo at 240fps (1080p). The storage variants mentioned by the source include 64GB and 128GB, which are tipped to be able to support microSD cards up to 2TB.
  • New Halo Arcade Game Announced

    New Halo Arcade Game Announced

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    Halo: Fireteam Raven has been officially announced, and it's what no one expected . The project has been in development for years, and now, Halo: Fireteam Raven is finally ready to hit the arcades. Eugene Jarvis, the CEO of Raw Thrills, had a similar response about the partnership and said that Halo: Fireteam Raven was without a doubt the "most spectacular arcade experience" that the company has ever made.
  • Instagram Now Lets Users Share Posts To Stories

    Instagram Now Lets Users Share Posts To Stories

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    Of course, you can add your own commentary, scribbles and other decorations on top of this "sticker", as you can today when sharing a photo to an Instagram Story . The background color of the Story will change depending on the post you have added. You can rotate, scale and move the sticker - and tap it to explore other styles.
  • No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One in July with multiplayer

    No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One in July with multiplayer

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    Besides that, he also showcased the new "NEXT" update for the game, which will be bringing in new multiplayer features and 4K support for the Xbox One. Clicking this will send you a unique code from Xbox that you'll have to put into the Discord app under the Connections tab, which will complete the linking process.
  • The Division 2 set to launch within a year

    The Division 2 set to launch within a year

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    Two of Ubisoft's major triple-A launches significantly contributed to those numbers. In the statement, Farren explained that the reasoning behind the delay was to "achieve our ambition to deliver the ultimate pirate game set to thrill players at launch and for years to come".
  • Microsoft Search Engine Bing Announces Ban On Crypto Advertisements

    Microsoft Search Engine Bing Announces Ban On Crypto Advertisements

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    Facebook's advertising policies are internationally broad, and state that the company can not promote any sort of "misleading" or "deceptive promotional practices". On its website, Bing said the decision has been made to protect its users from the risks that come with cryptocurrency and unregulated products. Now, a few months later, Bing hops on the crypto-ad ban train and does the same thing.
  • Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown

    Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown

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    Today, Epic Games announced Solo Showdown , a new game mode that is the latest Limited Time event to hit Fortnite Battle Royale . Instead, anyone who opts in to the event - only playable in Solo - will compete directly against other players.
  • GTA V Sales Reach 95 Million Units, Publisher Take Two Interactive Confirms

    GTA V Sales Reach 95 Million Units, Publisher Take Two Interactive Confirms

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    It is a tremendous result for Rockstar's game , which was already one of the highest-selling games in USA history. GTA Online mode is also performing well many years after release. Take-Two stated that a "highly-anticipated title from one of 2K's biggest franchises, which had been planned for release during the current fiscal year, is now planned for launch during fiscal 2020 to allow for additional development time".
  • Google Wifi's Network Check feature just got a lot better

    Google Wifi's Network Check feature just got a lot better

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    Google WiFi is getting a new feature. Network Check: Test the speed to any wireless device on your network. The above option is great if you need to troubleshoot a single device. This will allow you to do two things - either move a device that has slow WiFi speeds closer to an access point or router , or you can move the access point closer to the device, whichever is more convenient.
  • RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer

    RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer

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    RED is now showing prototypes of the smartphone to select groups as they build the Hydrogen Network, which will give creators their own channels and also allow users to sell 4V content. The biggest takeaway from Brownlee's video of the Hydrogen One prototype, though, may be how big the phone is. Both Verizon and AT&T mention in blog posts that the Hydrogen One will go on sale in stores starting later this summer, which lines up with the August launch we've been hearing about for the past ...
  • NASA's Mars Cube One takes photo of Earth and Moon

    NASA's Mars Cube One takes photo of Earth and Moon

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    One of then, called MarCO-B - and affectionately known as "Wall-E" to the MarCO team - used a fisheye camera to snap its first photo. Now, we have another pale blue dot image, this one captured by a tiny CubeSat spacecraft, one of a pair that's shadowing NASA's InSight lander to Mars .
  • Researchers Unraveled the Mystery of Lizards with Green Blood

    Researchers Unraveled the Mystery of Lizards with Green Blood

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    But in a new Science Advances study , a team of biologists reveal that they've uncovered the evolutionary history of the skinks' green blood, which may offer some clues into how we can use it too. Biliverdin appears whenever hemoglobin, the particle that transports oxygen, breaks down to produce bilirubin, another bile pigment. "They have other cool traits such as giving birth to live young and [having] adhesive toe pads", Rodriguez added.
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Box Art Leaks Ahead Of Reveal

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Box Art Leaks Ahead Of Reveal

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    It gives us an idea on what setting the game will be. The event takes place live from the Jet Center Los Angeles at 10am PDT (12pm CT/1pm ET ) on Thursday, May 17, 2018 . The game is rumored to be lacking a single-player campaign. Last year's Call of Duty: WW2 returned to the boots-on-the-ground approach and saw the franchise's sales bounce back somewhat after its Infinite Warfare low, so it will be interesting to see if there's another dip with Black Ops 4 .
  • OnePlus Launches OnePlus Bullet Wireless Earbuds In India For Rs 3999

    OnePlus Launches OnePlus Bullet Wireless Earbuds In India For Rs 3999

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    Unlike Apple's offerings however, the Bullets Wireless feature a wire that holds together the left and right earbuds, in the style of a neck band. Speaking about the battery life, the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphones offer 255 hours of standby time, 8 hours of continuous music playback and 10.5 hours of talk time.
  • Apple Considers North Carolina for Second Campus Location

    Apple Considers North Carolina for Second Campus Location

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    Amazon may be garnering numerous headlines, as the Seattle-based e-commerce and tech giant continues the process of picking a location for its second corporate headquarters, which has been dubbed HQ2. Tens of thousands of the world's brightest technology developers could be heading to Northern Virginia in the next few years, as two of the world's largest tech companies are said to be considering building their next facilities there.
  • Moto 1S with 5.7-inch display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras announced

    Moto 1S with 5.7-inch display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras announced

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    Going through the Moto 1S specs , the smartphones comes with a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The mobile also has a P2i water-repellent nano-coating, which will protect the smartphone from rains and accidental liquid splash. The phone has fingerprint sensor.
  • Monzo, the United Kingdom challenger bank, finally rolls out Apple Pay

    Monzo, the United Kingdom challenger bank, finally rolls out Apple Pay

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    The Ukrainian Finance Minster announced the news on Facebook. You'll also find instructions on how to add your Monzo card to Apple Pay on Apple Watch, iPad and MacBook Pro, and the answers to some common questions. You can either setup your iPhone with Apple Pay through the Wallet app (we have a handy guide on that here) or directly through the Monzo app. Authorizing the purchase is as simple as scanning your fingerprint with Touch ID or looking at the display for Face ID on iPhone X.
  • Builders Grow More Optimistic as Spring Takes Hold

    Builders Grow More Optimistic as Spring Takes Hold

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    New construction of multi-family units tumbled more than 12%. Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities seemed little concerned about the overall decline. Single-family starts, at 894,000 units annualized, were essentially flat compared with the March level.
  • Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk to fix, upgrade space station

    Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk to fix, upgrade space station

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    The goal of the NASA spacewalk is to upgrade the station's cooling system hardware, as well as installing new communications equipment that will be used for future docking of commercial care spacecraft . A brand new spare pump arrived at the space station last month. "We need to keep the batteries cool just like in your cell phone". The other spewed out ammonia five years ago and is dubbed Leaky.
  • OnePlus 6 launched in India starting at Rs. 34999

    OnePlus 6 launched in India starting at Rs. 34999

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    The Marvel Avengers Edition OnePlus 6 comes with a Kevlar-styled print at the back underneath the glass coating. The OnePlus 6 will be exclusively available via Amazon.in from May 21 for the Prime customers. Powering the device is, of course, Qualcomm's flagship chip, the Snapdragon 845. As previously mentioned, the smartphone was unveiled in London and even though the event is already over, OnePlus enthusiasts can view the event by watching this live stream of it.
  • YouTube Expanding Music Credits on Videos

    YouTube Expanding Music Credits on Videos

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    The new description feature, called " Music in this video ", provides credits-which includes artist, songwriter, label, and publisher-on both music videos and fan-uploaded content that contains recorded music. This addition is part of ongoing work to provide proper credit to artists on streaming platforms. In February, YouTube's head of music Lyor Cohen told Music Ally that 2018 would be "the year of music for YouTube and Google" including a considerable thaw in its relations with ...
  • Distant galaxy opens door to 'uncharted period of cosmic history'

    Distant galaxy opens door to 'uncharted period of cosmic history'

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    The oxygen signal was observed from an ancient galaxy, MACS1149-JD1, which is the most distant galaxy observed yet. The results demonstrate the usefulness of ALMA as a tool for measuring the red shift of distant galaxies, Rychard Bouwens, an astrophysicist at Leiden University , said in another article in Nature .
  • See the Xbox Adaptive Controller in Action

    See the Xbox Adaptive Controller in Action

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    Broly plays the game using his mouth to input commands in the game, which is very impressive considering that most able bodied gamers can't fathom the dexterity and reflexes required to input street fighter's more stringent commands. For more on the controller itself, check out the official page . While the Adaptive controller carries the Xbox branding it can also be used with Windows 10 machines, so it has potential to open up more aspects of PC gaming to people with disabilities.
  • YouTube Refurbishes Its Music Service

    YouTube Refurbishes Its Music Service

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    Music discovery is literally front and center in the new YouTube Music , with the app's home screen dynamically recommending new listening based on your history, location, and activity. The company said it plans to add more Originals, also from other countries, including comedies, dramas, reality series and action adventure shows from the UK, Germany, France, Mexico and other places.
  • Yoenis Cespedes: Placed on disabled list

    Yoenis Cespedes: Placed on disabled list

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    Cespedes has been playing through discomfort for weeks and finally underwent an MRI on Tuesday that showed the hip strain. Callaway said Cespedes was "fine" with the decision, though the outfielder declined comment when approached by reporters.
  • Fortnite Duck Locations - Where To Find Rubber Duckies!

    Fortnite Duck Locations - Where To Find Rubber Duckies!

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    Stay tuned for further details, hopefully when Epic Games have fixed the issue and launched the new 4.2 update. These Week 3 challenges for " Fortnite: Battle Royale " should go live on May 14. The Fortnite jetpack was announced back in February around the time that season 3 of the Battle Pass launched. Thankfully, Epic Games is aware of your pain and gives us all a fresh set of challenges in Fortnite: Battle Royale to earn some Battle Stars each week.
  • Analysts Suggest to Hold stock: Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)

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    Now moving toward intermediate time frame, 50-day Moving average is more useful at showing position trading trends lasting 50 days. For this relative risk measurement, INTC has beta value of 0.95. They may look to the 50-day or 20-day to get a better grasp of what is going on with the stock in the near-term. Analysts therefore view the investment as a net loss.