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Jon Ossoff advances to runoff in highly watched Georgia election

Keeping Ossoff below 50 percent had been the GOP's primary goal, and they poured in over $4 million to attack him in the race's closing weeks, hitting him for allegedlyinflating his resume and tying him to national Democrats like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. [Full Article...]

Odin Lloyd's Mother to Pursue Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez

Odin Lloyd's Mother to Pursue Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez Attorney William Kennedy represents the estate of Safiro Furtado and the family of Daniel de Abreu in wrongful-death lawsuits against Hernandez. The jury in that case found Hernandez not guilty of first-degree murder but convicted him of unlawful possession of a gun, and the judge sentenced him to an additional four to five years in prison - separate from his existing life sentence. [Full Article...]

Pence says United States stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says United States stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem Mr Kim stressed that US-South Korean military exercises being staged were now the largest-ever "aggressive war drill" aimed at his country, formally the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. At the outset of his meeting with Abe, Pence said that "While all options are on the table", Trump was determined to work with Japan, South Korea and other allies in the region to resolve the problem. [Full Article...]

Christian Bale talks importance of Armenian Genocide film 'The Promise'

Christian Bale talks importance of Armenian Genocide film 'The Promise' Dr. Eric Esrailian, the lead producer of The Promise and a faculty member at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, spearheaded the effort to establish the institute. Speaking about the Armenian Genocide, Bale said: "One and a half million people were killed in the most brutal fashion, and I knew nothing about it, and that's not uncommon". [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 may have fingerprint reader at back

Apple iPhone 8 may have fingerprint reader at back Ditching the Home button and stretching the new OLED display to the gently curved sides will let Apple fit a screen almost the size of the iPhone 7 Plus into a smartphone that closer in size to the iPhone 7. A new schematic leak claims to have confirmed that Apple will go with Touch ID at the back of iPhone 8. The iPhone is Apple's most important product, representing about two-thirds of... [Full Article...]

Fugitive arrested after posting Facebook Live video

Fugitive arrested after posting Facebook Live video Cheese's in Lakeland, Florida. According to WFLA , 18-year-old Markesha Wilkerson chose to go live at the Lakeland, Fla ., Chuck E. Cheese's, but apparently forgot the saying "streets are watching" and forgot about her two arrest warrants on charges of improper display of a firearm and failure to appear. [Full Article...]

US House Oversight Committee Chair Won't Seek Office Next Year

US House Oversight Committee Chair Won't Seek Office Next Year Orrin Hatch decides to retire? Chaffetz said he has "no ulterior motives" is healthy and confident he would re-elected. Chaffetz entered office in 2009 and his indefinite departure from politics would leave Utah's 3rd District up for grabs. [Full Article...]

First female Boston Marathon runner does it again 50 years later

First female Boston Marathon runner does it again 50 years later Writing on Facebook after completing the 26-mile run, Switzer said: "I finished, like I did 50 years ago". Her boyfriend, Tom Miller, fearing for her safety, encouraged her to wipe the make-up off of her face. But nearly all sports were for men. A race official tried to push her off the course, tearing a corner from her bib. The marathon has retired only one other number in its 121-year history:... [Full Article...]

'Facebook Spaces' Is a New VR Social Network

'Facebook Spaces' Is a New VR Social Network Examples of Facebook augmented reality effects. Launched yesterday by Mark Zuckerberg , F8 2017 , Facebook's annual developer's conference, opened with some major new features coming to your Facebook page. "I think everyone would basically agree that we do not have the science or technology today to build the AR glasses that we want", Zuckerberg said. [Full Article...]

IL bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident

IL bill would ban forcible removal of passengers after UAL incident Days later Mr Munoz, who was facing calls to resign from online petitions that had received thousands of signatures, said he felt "shame and embarrassment" and vowed that it would never happen again. Footage of the incident went viral, and United has since come under fire for how it responded. By Tuesday, United's stock prices had plummeted, and Munoz issued a more humbled apology the same day. [Full Article...]

Sony Alpha 9: price, release date, specs confirmed

Sony Alpha 9: price, release date, specs confirmed This announcement comes just days after Sony revealed that their continued growth has vaulted them into the number two overall position in the USA full-frame interchangeable lens camera market. The rear panel of the Sony α9. Sony has also announced a range of new accessories to complement the α9, including: the NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Battery, VG-C3EM Vertical Grip, NPA-MQZ1K Multi-Battery Adaptor... [Full Article...]

NASA finds ALIEN life possibility on Saturn's moon Enceladus

NASA finds ALIEN life possibility on Saturn's moon Enceladus The spacecraft, orbiting Saturn for more than a decade, went through a spouting plume of water shot out of the moon's surface, which revealed evidence of hydrogen gas. Meanwhile, Dr. David Clements, astrophysicist at Imperial College London, said: 'This discovery does not mean that life exists on Enceladus, but it is a step on the way to that result'. [Full Article...]

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered tech

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered tech But for Amazon, this isn't just about making money in the short term - the company also wants its tech to be the dominant voice computing platform. Now it's available for developers to integrate into their applications to enable conversational interfaces through voice and text. [Full Article...]

Ex-President George HW Bush remains in Houston hospital

Ex-President George HW Bush remains in Houston hospital Bush had a good night's rest, and his spirits are high", McGrath said in a statement. His wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, 91, had an overlapping stay at the same hospital for treatment of bronchitis. George Herbert Walker Bush, born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, also served as a congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president. [Full Article...]

Galaxy S8 pre-orders said to exceed S7

The newly launched flagship smartphones from Samsung i.e. the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus are undoubtedly one of the stunning looking devices which we have seen in a long time . The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will not immediately follow the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but would release a few months later. The device packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage along with a m... [Full Article...]

No Lions place for England captain Dylan Hartley

Warburton, the victorious captain during the 2013 2-1 series win in Australia, is just the second man after England great Martin Johnson (1997 and 2001) to lead the Lions on two tours. The most high-profile omission by Lions coach Warren Gatland when the squad was announced Wednesday was Hartley, who was captain for England's recent 18-match winning run. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers go up 2-0 on Pacers

Cavaliers go up 2-0 on Pacers The game began with a flurry - the Cavaliers, led by LeBron James and Kevin Love in the first quarter looked much more active on the defensive end of the floor, trapping Paul George to cause him to have to give up the ball to his cohorts. Iman Shumpert, who didn't play at all in Game 1, replaced Smith and scored five points. "We know what's at stake", CJ Miles said. It's hard to come off the ben... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel XL 2 Sighted In The Flesh!

Google Pixel XL 2 Sighted In The Flesh! The release date of Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is among the most notable points. This message shows that this update was just meant for internal testing, but unexpectedly it was being released to general public. This update had a build number of N2G470 and some user also reported that they got an updated user interface of Google Play Store after installing this build. [Full Article...]

Tennis pro Serena Williams pregnant with first child

Tennis pro Serena Williams pregnant with first child In March, she did not compete at Indian Wells and Miami, mentioning that she had sustained a knee injury. In January, Williams clinched her 23rd Grand slam title after a 6-4, 6-4, victory against her sister, Venus Williams . Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is still recovering from the effects of a terrible assault at her home, which damaged her hand. The US Open champion documented her w... [Full Article...]

Pence sends warning to N. Korea aboard USS Ronald Reagan in Japan

Lu Chao, director of the China's Border Studies Institute at the Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, told the Global Times that the latest test, despite its failure, could be another defiant message from Pyongyang that it will not change its tough stance in the face of U.S. [Full Article...]


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