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Syria's complex conflict has paralyzed a divided United Nations Security Council and left Western leaders reluctant to face the possible consequences of military intervention against Assad. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Assad a "murderer" over the incident. He did not mention Russia, Syria's ally, which says chemical weapons in rebel hands may have been released.
  • Bill Gates tops again as world's richest

    Bill Gates tops again as world's richest

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    Forbes has tracked Trump's net worth since 1982 and previous year he attained a personal high on the list with a ranking of 121. Other Filipino businessmen who made it in the list were George Ty (No. The US, with 565, has more billionaires than any other nation. China was second with billionaires that are 319, and Germany was third with 114. How many USA billionaires on the list was 565, which Forbes credited since Mr Trump's November 2016 election to the recent stock exchange upsurge.
  • Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin rocket wins award for reusability, powered landings

    Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin rocket wins award for reusability, powered landings

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    Find out more about the Blue Origin "Astronaut Experience" on their website . The windows are constructed of multiple layers of fracture-tough transparencies, designed in order to provide the best view from inside the craft. But we also designed the interior of the capsule with special attention to precision, safety and comfort. Their orbital rocket will be named New Glenn , named for John Glenn , the first American in orbit.
  • What the death of broadband privacy rules means

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    In a 215-205 vote yesterday, March 28, members of the United States House of Representatives chose to pass a Congressional Review Act (CRA) that overturns an internet privacy regulation yet to take effect. But the FCC's previous chairman, Democrat Tom Wheeler, oversaw the rules' crafting to strengthen consumer online data protections. It is expected to be signed by President Trump.
  • Samsung hopes Galaxy S8 will reinvigorate company after combustible Note 7

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    There's a new version of Samsung's virtual reality headset, the Gear VR . (AP Photo/Richard Drew). In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, the Bixby function of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is demonstrated in NY. It's not a shock that the Galaxy S8 Plus is an expensive smartphone, although not as much as some feared. This app takes advantage of the Galaxy S8's camera to recognize objects and deliver information in close to real time.
  • Beautiful New Photo of Jupiter Looks Like a Painting

    Beautiful New Photo of Jupiter Looks Like a Painting

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    According to it, Juno's instruments were fully functional during the flyby. A new photo captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft falls into that category, and oh what a sight it is. Close flybys can occur only once every 53 Earth days. Juno soared over Jupiter's south pole when JunoCam acquired this image on March 27, 2017 . The decision avoids using the suspect propulsion system and keeps Juno out of Jupiter's shadow through 2019, when the spacecraft's power-generating solar panels might ...
  • Earth Hour to be celebrated tonight

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    Earth Hour is an event in Carrboro encouraging residents to turn their lights off from 8:30-9:30 p.m.to promote conservation. The main event of this year's Earth Hour Philippines, which urged the public to help "shine a light on climate change", took place at SM by the Bay in Pasay City.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 to use facial recognition for payments

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    The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a 9.7-inch display with a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. This is something that has been present on the recent Note devices, but not on the Samsung tablets before. Other connectivity features packed in this device are 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, optional LTE connectivity. The Pogo keyboard has deep keystrokes and auto-pairs to the tablet, letting you easily switch from touch to type.
  • Stocks Under Consideration Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF)

    Stocks Under Consideration Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF)

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    Many research firms have provided their ratings on Finish Line Inc . Mizuho began coverage on Finish Line in a report on Thursday, December 15th. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Needham to "Buy". The stock lost -5.23% in total of its share price. Following the transaction, the director now owns 117,088 shares in the company, valued at $2,211,792.32.
  • Malcolm Butler Set to Visit With New Orleans Saints

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    As it turns out, Malcolm Butler does have the Saints' eye after all . "No bad blood. I loved everything about the organization and the people". It's incredible just how quickly things can change, and now Butler's future is suddenly in doubt given how things have transpired over the last week.
  • Senate Passes Resolution That Would Undo FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules

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    It's especially upsetting because Obama's rules hadn't even gone into effect yet, and now they never will. Sen. John Cornyn from Texas said that " The FCC privacy rules are just another example of burdensome rules that hurt more than they help", but that seems to be the opinion of someone who doesn't really understand the internet the way the younger generation does.
  • Destiny 2 Posters Leak, Reveal September Launch

    Destiny 2 Posters Leak, Reveal September Launch

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    We've known that Destiny has been working on Destiny 2 for a while now. According to this poster, Bungie will release Destiny 2 on September 8th. The earnings call also mentioned that Destiny 2 will include a "great cast of memorable, relatable characters", a "cinematic storyline", and all new "more casual first-person experience".
  • Pharmacist Convicted Of Federal Charges On Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012

    Pharmacist Convicted Of Federal Charges On Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012

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    Barry Cadden's acquittal of the 25 counts of second-degree murder dismayed the survivors of the outbreak. He is slated to be sentenced June 21. Cadden is convicted of racketeering conspiracy, racketeering, an introduction of misbranded drugs into States of commerce with the intent to defraud and mislead and mail fraud, the CNN reports .
  • Android O dev preview arrives with focus on improving battery life

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    The OS is now available for download but more features are on its way and lots of work to be done in terms of stabilization and performance, as it is still in the early stage. It would allow users to define what notifications they'd receive in a channel. Ex: Users can decide how news based notifications will be displayed or how text alerts are displayed.
  • NYC police: Stabbing suspect wanted to "kill a black person"

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    Responding to reports of Jackson's ties to a hate group in Maryland, a police spokesperson told BuzzFeed News, "We are looking into his background". "Our victim happened to be going through garbage on the sidewalk". Earlier that same day, Jackson was seen on hidden cameras attempting to approach another black man in the same area, but seemingly refrained from doing so for reasons unknown.
  • John Oliver Calls Trump's Proposed Budget 'the End Credits for America'

    John Oliver Calls Trump's Proposed Budget 'the End Credits for America'

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    Mulvaney told the press that he constructed the budget by analyzing all of Trump's past public statements and campaign speeches to get a sense of his policy preferences. "But if you don't deliver the goods, people will eventually catch on". Discussing the proposed budget, Oliver made particular note of the planned cuts for the EPA, State Department and U.S.