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President Trump says meeting with Pope Francis was 'honor'

President Trump says meeting with Pope Francis was 'honor'

The pope appeared somber. The pontiff did not respond while reporters were in the room and he did not smile. The Pope was then introduced to the U.S. Trump met separately with top Vatican diplomats and visited the Sistine Chapel before leaving the Vatican. In Brussels , Trump has a light schedule on Wednesday with meetings with Belgian King Philippe and Queen Mathilde and with Prime Minister Charles Michel. Read More

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Bauer Destroyed Rebel Wilson's Reputation To Flog Magazines, Court Told

Bauer Destroyed Rebel Wilson's Reputation To Flog Magazines, Court Told

Australian Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson's "world collapsed" after a number of magazines, including Woman's Day , published articles allegedly insinuating she was a serial liar, a Melbourne court has been told. Wilson told the jury she was on powerful drugs and had a premonition while in hospital. Actor Hugh Sheridan is among a list of witnesses scheduled to give evidence during the trial that is expected to last several weeks. Read More

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Shadow Brokers Warn of June Data Dump

The Shadow Brokers are not believed to have been behind the ransomware attack themselves, but they released the tool online in April . Moreover, Shadow Brokers also threatened to dump compromised network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, or North Korean nukes and missile programs . Read More

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Intel Said to Introduce a Core i9 CPU

Intel Said to Introduce a Core i9 CPU

According to WCCF Tech , the Intel Skylake X Core i9-7920X processor is a juggernaut featuring a total of 12 cores and 24 threads. The specifications of the flagship 12-core Core i9-7920X are still unknown but it should pack 16.5MB of L3 cache and will definitely be the fastest Intel Core CPU on the market, judging by the known specifications. Read More

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Giant squid carcass washes up on remote Indonesian beach

Giant squid carcass washes up on remote Indonesian beach

The monster has started to decay prompting residents to urge the government to have its remains quickly removed. Residents flocked to the Hulung Beach at Iha village in the West Seram district to view the creature. Videos of the huge creature have found their way to YouTube. HuffPost has reached out to several marine experts for their take. "Judging by the appearance of the head, this is clearly some big dolphin", said Nikolay Kim, the deputy head of the Forecasting department at the ... Read More

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Samsung Rumored to Launch New High-end Flip Phone Soon

Samsung Rumored to Launch New High-end Flip Phone Soon

And now after two months, Samsung has made the Galaxy J5 smartphone available in Australia. Its tall, narrow silhouette, and 5.8-inch curved screen allow it to fit snugly in the palm of your hand. Samsung is not giving up on flip phones even though it is 2017 and companies are working on curved or bendable OLED displays . This is what most people who liked the old swappable design seem to miss; the peace of mind that they can change a faulty battery with no hassle. Read More

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Positive global cues, strong rupee buoy Indian equities

Similarly, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at a new high of 30,250.98 points - up 2.81 points or 0.01 per cent from its previous close at 29,933.25 points. The Indian rupee appreciated by seven paise to 64.30-31 per USA dollar from its previous close of 64.37-38. "Banking sector stocks traded with mixed sentiments throughout the session due to profit booking, whereas auto stocks extended last session's gain on strong buying support", Desai told IANS. Read More

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Moto Z2 Play Loses What Made The Predecessor A Smash Hit

Moto Z2 Play Loses What Made The Predecessor A Smash Hit

The decrease in battery capacity comes with a drop in the device's thickness, but that's the exact tradeoff people praised the original Z Play for avoiding. The internal storage is doubled and set to a satisfying 64 GBs. The display will be a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED, unchanged from the 2016 model, ensuring the Moto Z2 Play remains compatible with the existing Moto Mods add-ons. Read More

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Italy gets Google to pay $335 million in back taxes

Italy gets Google to pay $335 million in back taxes

The settlement also puts an end to separate disputes covering the periods of 2002-2006 and 2014-2015. Milan prosecutors in February previous year began a probe of five Google executives including two former presidents of Google Italia over its alleged failure to declare 100 million euros in income and pay 200 million in royalty taxes. Read More

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Titans select wide receiver Corey Davis No. 5 overall

Titans select wide receiver Corey Davis No. 5 overall

Picking Davis over, say, CB Marshon Lattimore at No. 5 was the safer route, given the depth of this cornerback class and how the wide receiver group fell off a bit after the top three. So that's why I was shocked when both of those players were available and the Titans went with.... Williams is the second receiver taken in the first seven picks. Read More

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BlackBerry KEYone release date in U.S. and Canada is official

BlackBerry KEYone release date in U.S. and Canada is official

In September previous year BlackBerry announced it had stopped making phones. After a brief delay, TCL Communication and BlackBerry Limited are almost ready to begin taking preorders for the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone. BlackBerry's software is the other half of the story. What's more, QuickCharge 3.0 technology means a 50% charge can be achieved in as little as 36 minutes. Read More

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Apple reportedly in talks to launch a money-transfer service

Apple reportedly in talks to launch a money-transfer service

The card could also be added to your Apple Pay wallet to pay for goods at stores and on websites. Consumers can also use Apple Pay accounts to pay for items within apps and on the web. If the rumored program, which has seen several starts and pauses, ends up happening, it'll be a way for Apple to bolster Apple Pay. The issue with peer-to-peer payment apps in general is that it's hard to make money off of them. Read More

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Saturn Looks Haunted in Cassini's First Grand Finale Photos

The animated Google Doodle showed a cute cartoon Cassini taking photos of a smiling Saturn while plunging through its rings. The unprocessed image above was acquired toward the start of the dive at 7:49 a.m. In the wee hours of the morning, Cassini whizzed through the space at 77,000 mph (124,000 kph), collecting all sorts of data on this unchartered territory. Read More

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First 4K and Upscaled Game Images Revealed for Xbox Project Scorpio

From left to right: 1080p on Xbox One, 1080p on Scorpio, 4K on Scorpio. While the difference isn't quite as dramatic, it looks like you'll still enjoy better overall clarity even if you don't upgrade to a 4K TV for Scorpio. Phil Spencer talked about Xbox One Project Scorpio and how the development of the console started. However, it's also cheaper than what many were expecting considering how much powerful Project Scorpio is supposed to be. Read More

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State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

The article was replaced with a statement that says "the intention of the article was to inform the public about where the President has been hosting world leaders". It later lauds the resort itself, saying that builder Marjorie Merriweather Post "spared no expense" for it. "Using the government's megaphone to promote Mar-a-Lago" is like when Kellyanne Conway, a top Trump aide, urged people during a television interview to buy Ivanka Trump's clothing line. Read More

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Google Chrome Is Reportedly Getting Its Own Built-In Ad Blocker

Google Chrome Is Reportedly Getting Its Own Built-In Ad Blocker

Those types of ads include pop-up ads, autoplay videos, and what are known as prestitial ads, or those ads that are often fullscreen and show up before you're taken to the homepage or desired website. Chrome held 54% of the browser market share worldwide in April 2017 on desktop and mobile combined, according to StatCounter, followed by Safari with 12.4%; UC Browser 9%; Firefox, 8%; and Edge, 2%. Read More

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Rex Tillerson's Visit to Moscow

Rex Tillerson's Visit to Moscow

During the meeting, Lavrov doubled down on Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, repeating denials that Assad's government was to blame for the gas attack last week and adding a new theory that the attack may have been faked by Assad's enemies. Read More

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Man jumps into icy water to save dog from frozen pond

Man jumps into icy water to save dog from frozen pond

Ice crystals gather atop a frozen pond. While setting up the cameras for the reportage, the crew caught a glimpse of what seems to be a man talking to someone who was supposedly in the middle of the ice-covered pond. The city's firefighters said since Thursday they had been called to three ice rescues. A CTV Edmonton crew shooting footage of the pond for a segment about ice safety captured the moment McIver followed Cosmo's path and ended up in the freezing water with the canine. Read More

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United States claim doubles success to keep Davis Cup hopes alive

The win by Thompson, 22, set the Americans, the pre-tie betting favourites, back on their heels ahead of the clash between Australian Nick Kyrgios and American John Isner. The visitors have Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson listed to play Sam Groth and John Peers but that can all change until an hour before play. The American double-faulted again on the first and last points of a thrilling third-set tiebreaker and was unable to snatch back the momentum after that point. Read More

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Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for criticizing refs

Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for criticizing refs

The Spurs and the Jazz are two of the deepest teams in the league, the top two defensive teams in terms of points allowed, and rank second and third in opponents' field goal percentage. You can see he's fighting through everything, but he's not as effective. The Jazz were able to get it done in San Antonio earlier in the year, but with almost an entire season under both teams' belts, that's likely to be a much tougher task this time around. Read More

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