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Brazil's ex-President Lula surrenders to police

Brazil's ex-President Lula surrenders to police

He said that Brazil's top anti-corruption judge, Sergio Moro, "lied" about him being given the apartment by a big construction firm as a kickback. Saturday would have been the birthday of Mr. But the court's decision not to grant his request to remain free while appealing the conviction has cast doubt on his bid to regain power. The former president has always denied wrongdoing in that case and in several other corruption cases that have yet to be tried. Read More

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Fox News Host Airs Graphic Showing Nobody Trusts Fox News

Fox News Host Airs Graphic Showing Nobody Trusts Fox News

It happened during a segment Sunday on " Media Buzz ". The graphic came up as host Howard Kurtz talked about a poll that asked whether the media made up stories to push an agenda. "Speaking of fake news , there is a new poll out from Monmouth University". The AP reported that Kurtz asked for the graphic to be taken down, but did not clarify the context in which it was brought up or the fact that Kurtz soon returned to the topic. Read More

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Canadian junior hockey team bus crash kills 14

The crash, one of the worst to hit the Canadian sporting community, happened while the team was traveling to a league playoff game in the town of Nipawin, about 125 miles northeast of Humboldt. Darren Opp, president of the Nipawin Hawks, who the Broncos were set to play against, said a semi T-boned the players' bus - an account police confirmed. Read More

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Plans under way for first hotel in space by 2021

Plans under way for first hotel in space by 2021

Technology firm Orion Span have submitted proposals to build a hotel based 200 miles above the skies in low-Earth orbit. "There's been innovation around the architecture to make it more modular and more simple to use and have more automation, so we don't have to have EVAs [extravehicular activities] or spacewalks", Bunger said of Aurora Station. Read More

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Facebook unveils clampdown on political ads ahead of Congress appearance

Facebook unveils clampdown on political ads ahead of Congress appearance

Facebook will also label them and advertisers will have to show who paid for them. It's a tool that's being tested now in Canada and will be launched globally this summer. Petersburg, Russia. In the wake of waves of criticism, Facebook continues to institute more changes to its platform - including new stringent rules for those placing issue-based ads - in an effort to thwart future election interference. Read More

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Vending Machine - New Feature

Vending Machine - New Feature

Thank goodness Battle Royale's latest update welcomes vending machines . Can you find them all? If you look at the map , you'll see a part of it that is less densely populated with trees, which is home to a hedge maze. Walk up and activate it (by holding the same button or key you'd use to open a chest), and the challenge is complete. In fact, they occasionally show up in pairs. Read More

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Centre of our galaxy teeming with black holes - new find by astronomers

Centre of our galaxy teeming with black holes - new find by astronomers

Their calculations show that, based on star motions, galaxies similar to the Milky Way are expanding by about 1,640 feet (500 meters) per second. "Everything you'd ever want to learn about the way big black holes interact with little black holes, you can learn by studying this distribution", said Columbia Astrophysicist Chuck Hailey, co-director of the Columbia Astrophysics Lab and lead author on the study. Read More

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Ikea reveals United Kingdom gender pay gap

Ikea reveals United Kingdom gender pay gap

The ONR planned to improve its ability to attract women into higher-paid specialist roles by promoting diversity in its recruitment campaigns and continuing to use anonymous selection in its recruitment process to remove unconscious bias. All companies have had to report the share of men and women at each salary quartile, and Gadfly has already pointed out how for the majority of companies, the most highly-paid quarter of a company's staff are overwhelmingly men. Read More

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Apple snags Google's top AI executive

Apple snags Google's top AI executive

That's the good news. For example, the front face of Apple's AI developings, Siri, is not on par with Google's own Assistant or Amazon's Alexa , not to mention that just about any smartphone manufacturer these days either has or is actively developing an AI-powered smart assistant. Read More

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Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth

Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth

The out-of-control Chinese space station that is set to crash into earth over the Easter weekend will put on a "splendid show" like a meteor shower, according to experts. Its last crew departed in 2013 and contact with it was cut in 2016. Since then, it has orbited gradually closer and closer to Earth on its own while being monitored. Read More

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China slaps tariffs on USA products in warning shot to Trump

China slaps tariffs on USA products in warning shot to Trump

But in commercial terms, they are "not very substantial" compared with China's $150 billion in annual imports of US goods, he said. But Trump also has more measures in the works aimed specifically at China. Investors responded with alarm: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 491 points, 2 percent, to 23,611. The US National Pork Producers Council warned last month that the measures would "have a significant negative impact on rural America". Read More

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Google may release a mid-range Pixel smartphone in India this summer

Google may release a mid-range Pixel smartphone in India this summer

It's important to stress that these Google Pixel 3 concept images aren't an actual rendering from the company itself, rather representing an artist or designer's creative take on what the phone might look like. Rival Amazon's Echo speakers powered by the Alexa voice-assistant are already available in Indian market. As expected, the display of the phone is a near-edge-to-edge design, with a Full View screen covering 97 percent of the front. Read More

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In Somalia, the militants attacked a peacekeeping base

In Somalia, the militants attacked a peacekeeping base

Ahmed Hassan. Deputy-Governor of the Lower Shabelle region, where the AU base is situated, said the militants then went on to attack the nearby villages in the area on foot. Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab claimed that it had killed 59 Ugandan troops, but a Somali Security Ministry spokesman denied the claim. USA forces have been working with the Somali government to fight al-Shabaab for years, but under President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew York Magazine cover depicts Trump as a pig GOP ... Read More

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Out-of-control Chinese space station set to plummet to Earth

Out-of-control Chinese space station set to plummet to Earth

At least one satellite annually makes the same burning descent through our atmosphere, and Tiangong-1 has nothing on our very own Skylab . Chinese Space Station to crash into Earth. "What I've heard is the possibility of large amounts of debris falling to the ground is very slim". As of Thursday, the nonfunctioning spacecraft was orbiting the Earth at an average altitude of 196.4 kilometers (122 miles). Read More

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What could a PRODUCT(RED) iPhone X look like?

What could a PRODUCT(RED) iPhone X look like?

However, Bloomberg claims the low-priced iPad refresh device will be announced at Apple's first event of the year on Tuesday, March 27, which the company has indicated will have an educational focus. As for the 6.1-inch model with an LCD display, a $799 price point doesn't seem unreasonable as that's what the iPhone 8 Plus now runs, and the two will likely be similar in terms of specs. Read More

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Terry Myerson is leaving Microsoft leading to an overhaul in the organisation

Terry Myerson is leaving Microsoft leading to an overhaul in the organisation

Mr. Meyerson worked at Microsoft for 21 years. In his e-mail to all MS employees, CEO Satya Nadella said that the changes are meant to help Microsoft focus on "the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge". Clearly, Microsoft has a few teething problems to iron out of the known users groups facility, but at least its making moves to appease developers keen to work within the Windows ecosystem. Read More

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Apple's new release of iOS 11.3 - offer much more than expectation

Apple's new release of iOS 11.3 - offer much more than expectation

In case you see the iOS 11 .3 update available, just tap the Download and Install button and follow the instructions. Four new Animoji for iPhone X users join the existing roster of twelve: lion, dragon, skull, and bear. Users will be able to find music videos on Apple Music now by heading over to the main browse tab in the app. It also features a range of new Animoji and a change to Messages which means you'll be able to chat to businesses using the app. Read More

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Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know

Facebook changes its privacy setting: What you need to know

These options are now scattered over 20 segments of a user's settings section. It also introduces hefty fines for companies breaking the law, running up to 4 percent of global revenues. "After being warned repeatedly about its discriminatory advertising practices, Facebook continues to use this data to deny people access to rental housing and real estate sales ads due to their sex and family status". Read More

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Huawei launches world's first triple-camera smartphone

Huawei launches world's first triple-camera smartphone

We are used to every new smartphone camera generation being slightly better than the previous one, but looking at the images and test results from the P20 Pro , it seems Huawei has skipped one or two generations. Huawei set new expectations for smartphone photography with the launch of the HUAWEI P9 , the first Leica dual camera. A Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS was also launched alongside the two phones. Read More

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Upcoming budget Apple iPad 9.7-inch model may support Apple Pencil

Upcoming budget Apple iPad 9.7-inch model may support Apple Pencil

It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. The company lost -2.32% to attain the price of $164.94 on 03/23/2018. The Archford Capital Strategies Llc holds 11,638 shares with $1.11 million value, up from 3,865 last quarter. Apple may discuss the textbooks on iBooks and according to a report by Bloomberg from January, it said that Apple is making an iBooks store. The rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest on Wednesday, October 28 to "Overweight". Read More

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Fortnite is beating PUBG at the money game, but losing in downloads

Fortnite is beating PUBG at the money game, but losing in downloads

He clarified that it was never his intent to "set out to kill" H1Z1 for example, and it's the same thing happening with the current Fortnite situation. Students like to do whatever they can to avoid work and have a good time, and ever since the Game Boy was first launched, people have been discreetly playing their favorite games rather than participating in lectures or other classwork. Read More

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