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Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Coal-fired power is projected to plunge by 51 percent in the United States over the same period. Researchers project that coal generation projects equal to the entire electricity output of Germany a...

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NTSB Investigation into Tesla Autopilot crash concludes driver error

An investigation into the first fatal crash in a self-driving auto found its driver ignored multiple warnings from the vehicle's "Autopilot" system. If that weren't enough, vehicle logs show that he...

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AEGON Championships 2017: Andy Murray Upset Headlines Tuesday's Action

First up for Murray in the opening round is British number four Aljaz Bedene . Thompson lost in qualifying on Sunday and was sitting around watching the tennis in the London sunshine when he got th...

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Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

It's unclear exactly how close Senate Republicans are to finalizing their healthcare bill, which they are looking to pass with zero Democratic support. "What I'm telling them is if they get to an impa...

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Colorado Might Ban Smartphone Sales to Children

Colorado Might Ban Smartphone Sales to Children

Of course, such a ban would then tack on the burden of providing ID before buying a smartphone in the state, as well as forcing the cellphone providers to send the Colorado Department of Revenue month...

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Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener

Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener

That team is out of the automatic qualification places to return to Russian Federation for the World Cup next year with two matches remaining in the group stage. After successive thrashings in late ...

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Nasa telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

In total, Kepler has now identified 4,034 candidate planets, with 2,335 of those confirmed to be planets orbiting a star outside Earth's solar system, otherwise known as extrasolar or exoplanets. Exop...

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GTA Mod OpenIV Receives Cease And Desist From Take-Two

GTA Mod OpenIV Receives Cease And Desist From Take-Two

The protests are in full swing over Take-Two Interactive's shutdown of popular singleplayer modding tool OpenIV . As we reported last week, Take-Two sent a cease-and-desist letter to the developers...

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At least 26 injured after plane hits turbulence over China

At least 26 injured after plane hits turbulence over China

A passenger on board the flight said that the plane experienced two violent bumps and then several smaller bumps that occurred over a 10-minute span. Other passengers are being treated for bone frac...

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Secondary E-Ink Display Retains Presence on YotaPhone 2 Successor

Secondary E-Ink Display Retains Presence on YotaPhone 2 Successor

Yota Devices has a poor track record with making its devices available in the States - it killed the release of the YotaPhone 2 after a launching a crowdfunding campaign to bring it to the US. Some ...

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China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

In the new study, Chinese researchers used the custom-built "Micius" satellite at an orbit of approximately 500km to create six million entangled photons and blast them at ground stations in Chin...

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Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

In a tweet , the president also seemed to accuse the U.S. deputy attorney general of pursuing a " Witch Hunt ". All previous investigations have mostly been about Russia's meddling in the presi...

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Busy Aisha Tyler says goodbye to 'The Talk' after 6 years

Following the show, The Talk released a sweet goodbye message to Tyler via Twitter . She's recently been promoted from recurring character to series regular on the CBS drama Criminal Minds . "Th...

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Content Creators Can Now Receive Tips From Within App

Content Creators Can Now Receive Tips From Within App

Lin dug deeper and found several other similar apps making money off the same scam, suggesting a wider disturbing trend, with scam apps regularly showing up in the App Store's top grossing lists. To e...

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Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

Cordons were erected to seal off the scene, and people were urged to avoid the area. However, according to The Sun some witnesses reported "screaming from inside". Reports said an evacuation process...

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The Heat: Latest on the Qatar-Gulf crisis

The Heat: Latest on the Qatar-Gulf crisis

Qatar strongly rejects the allegations. Yesterday, the newspaper Somalia Today quoted unnamed sources saying "there was pressure put on the Somali government by Saudi Arabia to reverse Somalia's d...

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Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Though the Cavs would ride the momentum of their historic Game 4 performance in which they scored an NBA Finals-record 49 points in the first quarter, the Warriors would feed off the energy of...

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Baadshaho: Ajay Devgn's looks could kill in Milan Luthria's crime drama

Baadshaho: Ajay Devgn's looks could kill in Milan Luthria's crime drama

Millions in gold and 6 Bada***s. " Baadshaho Sandstorm Is Coming!", wrote Ajay Devgn . Talking about the film in a recent interview the director said Baadshaho is an action thriller! We have ...

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Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

However, Apple has a well-established reputation for keeping its app ecosystem and platforms under tight control, so developers hoping for more open smart home ecosystems such as Google Home wit...

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Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

It would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . Google's machine learning technology is only getting more advanced as time goes on, too. Although Apple Watch has emerged a...

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IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

Aside from the display size, one of the physical features that's most noticeable is the new screen technology. There may be some CIO's concerned about Apple's cloud-based iMessage storage system...

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Apple Unveils New iMac Pro - Its Most Powerful Yet

As for the MacBook and MacBook Pros , the new Kaby Lake processors make them a more compelling proposition. If you are running FCPX then this new offering from Apple is going to make for a nic...

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UN Chief Warns of Serious Clean Water Shortages by 2050

UN Chief Warns of Serious Clean Water Shortages by 2050

US President Donald Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord is anticipated to be a hot topic at the talks, which no high-ranking US officials are expected to attend. "The h...

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3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

Tesla Inc shares fell $1.54 (-0.44%) in premarket trading Wednesday. That would be important with any new vehicle, but it'll be doubly so with the Model 3 . Tesla hasn't even shown people the publi...

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SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

In this particular mission , the Dragon will be ferrying almost 6,000 pounds of cargo, which will, in part, support research happening onboard the International Space Station . The launch would ha...

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AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

The iMac Pro features four Thunderbolt 3 ports which can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time for those who thrive on display real estate. The 1...

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French Open 2017: Andy Murray storms into quarter finals with 650th win

French Open 2017: Andy Murray storms into quarter finals with 650th win

I am grateful that I can still perform in front of everyone". Khachanov was given brief hope when he levelled at 4-4 but, as in the second set, he could hold onto his subsequent service game and M...

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New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

New versions of Apple software - including macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, iOS 11 and tvOS 11 - are sure-fire inclusions. New indoor maps of areas like malls and airports indicated that Apple might be l...

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India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space

India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space

The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) is all set to add a new feather to its cap by sending out India's heaviest communication satellite atop its powerful and one-of-its-kind GSLV-Mk III...

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Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Army general who is the subject of several investigations at home.U.S. President Donald Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's a...

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Another Attack in London

A short time later, police received reports of stabbings in the nearby Borough Market. "Armed officers responded and shots have been fired", Metropolitan police said in a statement on twitter . He sa...

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Hackers break into centralized password manager OneLogin

Hackers break into centralized password manager OneLogin

In the blog post, OneLogin chief information security officer Alvaro Hoyos said an unknown party gained unauthorized access to OneLogin's servers running in the United States. In 2015, rival Last...

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LIGO detects third gravitational wave event from ancient black hole collision

LIGO detects third gravitational wave event from ancient black hole collision

The observatory made its historic first detection of gravitational waves to global fanfare in September 2015 , confirming Albert Einstein's prediction of the phenomenon made 100 years before. The ...

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Sony Ends PS3 Production in Japan

Sony Ends PS3 Production in Japan

This is according to a report from Gematsu who noticed that the production had ended via Sony's Japanese PlayStation website . First launched in November 2006 with only 14 launch titles, the PS3 ...

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JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

A wreath-laying ceremony is planned Monday to honor the 35th US president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia . Undersecretary of the Navy Paul Fay sang "Hooray...

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Google Jamboard app now available from the Google Play Store

The Google Play Store has seen growth in terms of closing the gap to Apple's app publishing millionaires. According to Google, this new service continuously scans all Android apps and user devic...

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Benami case: IT officials summon Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti

Benami case: IT officials summon Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti

The ED had said that Agarwal was also associated with some transactions involving Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd, allegedly linked to Bharti. The department had on May 16 searched multiple p...

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Violence-hit Saharanpur tense but under control

Violence-hit Saharanpur tense but under control

The incident occurred when a truck carrying Dalits back to their village from the rally was attacked allegedly by Thakurs. On May 5, a Dalit group had objected to a procession of Thakurs in Shabbirp...

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Something Weird Is Happening to the 'Alien Megastructure' Star

Something Weird Is Happening to the 'Alien Megastructure' Star

Boyajian, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, at Louisiana State University, also urged astronomers to take a peek. If this were any other star, getting even one telescope at such short...

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Grand Theft Auto V Has Now Sold over 80 Million Units

Grand Theft Auto V Has Now Sold over 80 Million Units

As for revenue, Take-Two, for the whole of the 2017 financial year, the company received 1.780 billion, which is 26 % higher than twelve months earlier (when it was 1.414 billion). The company said ne...

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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis

Donald Trump then proceeded to visit the Sistine Chapel with his wife. "This is not going to be a boxing match", Tornielli said. " Potizza ", she said, referring to a Slovenian treat. "We can use...

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Trump Administration Sending Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget

Trump Administration Sending Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget

Cuts to federal employee retirement programs and disability benefits: The budget will call for a $72 billion cut over 10 years to the Social Security Disability Insurance . Trump's proposal fo...

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Rebel Wilson 'lost roles after article accused her of lies'

Rebel Wilson 'lost roles after article accused her of lies'

Schoff said it wasn't true Wilson had "grown up in a ghetto" and had in fact attended an "elite private boarding school". Bauer Media , on the other hand, argues that their articles had no effect o...

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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

The company removed its famous elephants from its shows in May 2016, but ticket sales continued to decline. Created in 1995 by Ringling, the facility focuses on the care and study of Asian elephants...

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Man-Made Radio Signals Have Created A Giant Bubble Around Earth

Man-Made Radio Signals Have Created A Giant Bubble Around Earth

According to a press release , between 1958 and 1962 the USA and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics conducted high altitude nuclear detonations. The Teak test, which took place on August 1, 1958...

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May The Fourth Be With You On National Star Wars Day

May The Fourth Be With You On National Star Wars Day

StarWars.com, as well as the official Star Wars social media channels (hashtag #StarWarsDay ), help spread the word and showcase fan activity. Whether it's games, merchandise, or comics, Johnson ...

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Merkel wants to rekindle European Union spark in first date with Macron

Merkel wants to rekindle European Union spark in first date with Macron

President Emmanuel Macron rejected sharing existing euro-area debt among member states and pledged to implement economic reform in his home country as he sought to revive the French-German partnership...

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WHO preparing authorisation, logistics for Ebola vaccination in Congo if needed

WHO preparing authorisation, logistics for Ebola vaccination in Congo if needed

In 2014, several people died due to the outbreak that affected Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea but since June a year ago, these countries were declared Ebola free. Three people have already died ...

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Showers and Storms Return Tonight and Tomorrow

Showers and Storms Return Tonight and Tomorrow

Temperatures are expected to rise the low 70s by Tuesday , near 80 on Wednesday and mid to upper 80s on Thursday . A chance for scattered showers and a possible storm as we head overnight, other...

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NASA to Launch First SLS Super Rocket Into Space Without Crew

NASA to Launch First SLS Super Rocket Into Space Without Crew

NASA appreciates the energy, creativity, and depth of engineering and program analysis that was brought to the decision, but ultimately, the decision was made not to fly crew on the first flight after...

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