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Donald Trump wrong to pull out of Paris climate accord - Gove

Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday. We believe in the Paris Accord and we are going to stick to our commitments. Germany and California agreed Saturday to work together to keep the Paris accords on track and the most populous USA state had its own representative at the Bologna talks. Read More

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Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built

Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built

The speaker, in White and Space Gray, is being worked on for December shipping times in the US, UK and Australia for $349 or local equivalents. "You're dealing with one Siri", said Apple software chief Craig Federighi. Analysts and investors were watching Apple's annual developers conference today for signs of what the company's next blockbuster product might be a decade after the introduction of its iPhone. Read More

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Trump Says Comic Should Be Ashamed for Severed Head Video

Trump Says Comic Should Be Ashamed for Severed Head Video

President Donald Trump's . Comedian Kathy Griffin said she was "not afraid to do images that make noise". He cited his youngest child, 11-year-old Barron , as having had a particularly hard time with Griffin's photo shoot . The images did just that, with several Trump supporters calling for her to be criminally charged for "threatening" the president. "It is never amusing to joke about killing a president", the daughter of Trump's 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton tweeted Tuesday. Read More

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Intel introduces its Core-X Series processors at Computex

Intel introduces its Core-X Series processors at Computex

Intel has announced a sweeping series of updates to its desktop processor lineup, including new Core X-series processors, a Core i9 family and an 18-core desktop chip . Clock speed slightly above 4 Ghz . Rounding off the Core X family is the entry level i5 variant - the i5-7640X, which can only run 4-cores/4 threads but is priced attractively at $242. Read More

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Andy Rubin's Essential phone unveiled with QHD bezel-less display, dual camera

Andy Rubin's Essential phone unveiled with QHD bezel-less display, dual camera

The Essential Phone PH-1 is equipped with a 5.71-inch, 2,560 x 1,312 pixel edge-to-edge display, but what marks it out from the competition is its ability to take 360 degree movie footage. That's all we know about the Essential Home for now. In his blog post for Essential , Google said there was much he didn't like about the current state of technology, including devices with "unnecessary features cluttering our lives" and an "increasing sea of products that didn't work with one another". Read More

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Suspect kills Montana deputy, launches 140 mile pursuit

Suspect kills Montana deputy, launches 140 mile pursuit

A statewide alert was issued for the suspect vehicle and it was spotted near Anaconda where a pursuit began. Deputies deployed a spike strip, but were unable to stop the vehicle. The suspects eventually stopped and the Butte officer and other officers engaged in a firefight. Moore was shot less than 2 miles (3 kilometers) from where Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David DeLaittre was killed near Three Forks in December 2010. Read More

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Antarctic Has Seen Widespread Change In Last 50 Years

Antarctic Has Seen Widespread Change In Last 50 Years

Antarctica isn't known for plants - in fact, it is mostly a barren landscape of ice and more ice. The study is the result of combined efforts of researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Exeter , and the British Antarctic Survey who were focused on studying Antarctica's past climate using moss banks instead of ice cores. Read More

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ZeniMax Goes After Samsung Over The Gear VR Headset

ZeniMax Goes After Samsung Over The Gear VR Headset

It only expands upon them by saying Samsung licensed tech from Oculus, and that the $500 million dollar award in the ZeniMax vs. Oculus case means ZeniMax "won" and therefore Samsung needs to pay up too. Despite losing the case, Carmack still insists he's innocent of the accusations - and he will no doubt try to have a similar defense with this pending lawsuit. Read More

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McKayla Maroney Continues To Show Off Her Butt

McKayla Maroney Continues To Show Off Her Butt

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney. An image of her silver medal reaction on the medal podium went viral with the " McKayla is not impressed " meme becoming a popular social media image. "Growing up in the social media world, it's tough", Maroney said in an interview with Seventeen . "I don't mean to freak anybody out but at the end of the day, I have changed". Read More

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Giro motorbike incident sends Thomas to the ground

Giro motorbike incident sends Thomas to the ground

The motorcycle was stopped at the side of a narrow road at a point when riders were using the full width, just as the climb of Blockhaus started to kick up. "I felt good, then I crashed". Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez was third, 10 seconds further adrift, and the fourth rider of the group Valerio Conti of UAE-Emirates crashed taking a corner. Read More

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200th Station Spacewalk Comes to an End

200th Station Spacewalk Comes to an End

Station commander Peggy Whitson and rookie flier Jack Fischer began what was expected to be a 6-1/2-hour spacewalk more than an hour late, after a cable supplying power and cooling water to Fischer's spacesuit developed a leak. enthusiastic. That prompted the USA space agency to shorten the outing and assign the astronauts just one task. The rescheduled start time of the spacewalk was unclear, as French astronaut Thomas Pesquet took extra steps to stow the equipment and prepare for the use ... Read More

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Russian Federation blocks Chinese instant messaging app

Russian Federation blocks Chinese instant messaging app

In Russia , Mail.ru's VKontakte, Facebook's WhatsApp and Rakuten's Viber were the most popular mobile messaging applications previous year, according to consultants J'son & Partners. Russia revised its data privacy law in 2015, and stipulates that all companies processing personal data of Russian citizens must store it on servers within Russia and provide it to law enforcement if necessary. Read More

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