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Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement leaders in St. Louis on March 31, 2017. And he doesn't issue modest orders. "But an attorney general can really make an enormous difference in their state". Now all of this is being delayed. "I got the first computer in my auto in 1998", Davis said, referencing equipment he had while serving with the Prince George's County Police Department. Read More

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PV Sindhu beats Carolina Marin, clinches Indian Open crown

PV Sindhu beats Carolina Marin, clinches Indian Open crown

Sindhu had to settle for silver after being defeated by Marin then. The 23-year-old Marin continued has her good form and last year stood between Sindhu and the gold medal in the Rio Olympics. "It is always hard to play Sung Ji as she is a kind of player against whom you have to construct points as she would not give away easy points". But Marin edged her out for the top spot in that classic contest. Read More

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NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe

NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe

The American people, however, seem to think otherwise. Gallup's own measure of Trump's approval has dipped below 40 percent. Which, really, is not much of a marked improvement, and miles below where Obama was at this time during his term. "Independents approve of the job Trump is doing by 34 - 52 percent, while Democrats approve by 9 - 84 percent". Only 19 percent said they consider it "effective and informative". Read More

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You can play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps

So today (Friday) is April Fools Day-APRIL FOOLS! And, needless to say, you don't need to load this up while you're driving. Because if you play out in a rural area, there's nowhere to hide from ghosts. Pac-Man by swiping different directions on the screen to go down nearby streets. They designed a modification board that fit on top of the original "Pac-Man" arcade board to change the graphics, sounds and gameplay, to sell to arcade operators who wanted to extend the life of their arcade ... Read More

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South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Kathrada spent 26 years and three months in prison, 18 of which were on Robben Island , the notorious jail off the coast of Cape Town . He said it was painful when he saw Mandela for the last time in his hospital bed. Kathrada was one of the accused in the famous Rivonia Trial and played an instrumental role in the fight against apartheid. Kathrada's academic qualifications, some of which he obtained while imprisoned, include a BA (History and Criminology), a B. Read More

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5 things you need to know about Android O

Last year's Nougat release has only made its way on to 2.8 per cent of Android devices so far, but that hasn't stopped Google waxing lyrical over the next iteration of its mobile OS. It's certainly not most groundbreaking feature to highlight, but it should make your life much easier if you rely on a password manager (something you should be using). Read More

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Twitter is ramping up its fight against extremist accounts

Twitter is ramping up its fight against extremist accounts

The software reportedly determines a terrorism related account through how it behaves, rather than what it posts, saying the accounts have "distinctive behavior". It also includes an update on the company's continued work to remove terrorist content from our platform beyond government reports. Another section of the transparency report was devoted to "legal removals", or requests to remove content from verified journalists and other media outlets. Read More

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2017 iPhone might look a lot like the original

2017 iPhone might look a lot like the original

The next iPhone might take some major design cues from the original iPhone, according to the latest rumor out of Asia, which claims the iPhone 8 will have a "water drop design". Apple used a flat, rounded design from the first iPhone to the iPhone 3GS in 2007. Apple seems to be challenging the mid segment now, by making its older iPhones more affordable. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 'maybe' feature facial-recognition for mobile payments

Samsung looks set to follow, with leaked images showing off a handset with a front panel that's nearly entirely screen. Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to launch as a powerful smartphone. The handset will have Samsung' multilingual virtual assistant called Bixby . Since its primary announcement, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus had been subjects to a number of rumors and speculations. Read More

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Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA

A scientist duo from Columbia University, working with the New York Genome Center, have managed to pack a whole bunch of data onto DNA molecules and then reliably retrieve it in ideal condition. The researchers also added a barcode system, to make sure that the information can be retrieved with any loss. All of Your Data in a Drop of DNA from Columbia University News on Vimeo. Read More

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IPhone 8 Will Fast Charge via Lightning, Not USB-C

Apple first started using USB-C ports in its MacBooks and the 2016 MacBook Pro fully adopted USB-C connectivity. And having largely moved third-party manufacturers to it Apple isn't about to force them to move to USB-C. The current Lightning connector that was introduced with the iPhone 5 will use power management technology from Texas Instruments Inc. Apple is expected to unveil its 2017 iPhone line-up during its usual September launch window. Read More

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

However, it's not just Nintendo we should be eyeing with suspicion right now: many BotW reviewers are clearly failing to do their due diligence in assessing the game. It's even a game that eschews graphics in a lot of its mini games, instead asking you to stare your opponent in the eye and try to put them off as you listen for audio cues. Read More

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Windows 10's steady growth appears to hit the pause button in February

Windows 10's steady growth appears to hit the pause button in February

Microsoft has announced that, in the coming months , game developers who attended its Windows Mixed Reality session at GDC will receive the Acer developer edition headset. Microsoft will unveil more information about its Mixed Reality programme at its own Build conference in May. The new development edition headset includes two high-resolution crystal displays, built-in audio and microphone support, and a single cable with HDMI 2.0 display and USB 3.0 for data connectivity. Read More

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Spotify Is Testing A Premium Hi-Fi Lossless Audio Option

As The Verge reported, the streaming service Spotify is supposed to start a Hi-Fi offer with uncompressed audio streams, which would deliver music in high quality and is now being tried out by a small group. The days of low-quality audio streaming may be behind us, at least as far as Spotify is concerned. That's on top of Spotify Premium's $9.99 per month price; users could be spending as much as $20 per month for access to higher fidelity audio. Read More

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IPhone 8 Could Ditch Lightning Port For USB C (Rumor)

It'll also ship with the curved screen, according to several reports. It is questionable that Apple would replace its proprietary Lightning connector on iPhones with USB-C ports, but the Cupertino giant has been known for making controversial changes in the past such as removing the headphone jack in the iPhone 7 line of devices a year ago and launching the 12-inch MacBook with only one single shared port (USB-C) back in April 2015. Read More

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Coyotes Trade Hanzal, White To Wild For Downing

The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings are among the teams that have expressed some level of interest in Doan in the past, and both could explore the possibility again before Wednesday's 3pm ET trade deadline. In addition, the Coyotes have acquired forward Grayson Downing . Among active pro athletes, only Shane Doan and Larry Fitzgerald had played in the Valley longer than Hanzal, who recorded 117 goals and 196 assists during his 10 seasons in Arizona. Read More

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Asus ZenFone 3 Go: Budget Smartphone Expected At MWC 2017

The Asus ZenFone Live rocks a 5-inches HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 75% screen-to-body ratio and comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-Core processor. On the battery front, the device is juiced up a 2650mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with company ZenUI running on top of it. Moreover, the phone's camera was also created to capture more light and cover more scene through its larger pixels and wide-angle lens. Read More

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After audio release, number of tips in Delphi murder case doubles

David Bursten said in comments carried by ABC News. The reward for information leading to an arrest in the murders of 13-year-old Libby German and 14-year-old Abby Williams has increased. "Evidence in this case has led investigators to believe that this is a double homicide and that's what we're investigating at this time", Indiana State Police public information officer Sgt. Read More

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