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Samsung's Galaxy S8 aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle Samsung's Galaxy S8 aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle
- April 03, 2017

Then, there is Samsung, who got close to making the ideal smartphone with the Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy S8's batteries are being put through a gauntlet of eight different tests, with Samsung attempting to put the phone through everything from compression to temperature to accelerated usage. (more...)
European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition
- April 03, 2017

Mogherini's comments came in response to a veiled threat from British Prime Minister Theresa May that the EU's security could be compromised if London-Brussels Brexit negotiations sour. "Brexit itself is already punitive enough", he told a news conference in the Maltese capital Valletta as he revealed his plans. On security cooperation, Tusk said that especially after the terrorist attack in London it is clear security and terrorism are a common problem and security cooperation will not be ... (more...)
GE CEO Immelt Takes Shot at Trump's Climate Change Efforts
- April 03, 2017

Though the White House hasn't taken an official position on the Paris climate agreement, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently called it a "bad deal" and Trump has considered removing the us from the agreement over doubts about the existence of climate change. (more...)
Suit Accusing Trump Of Inciting Rally Violence Gets Green Light From Judge Suit Accusing Trump Of Inciting Rally Violence Gets Green Light From Judge
- April 03, 2017

Henry Brousseau, Kashiya Nwanguma, and Molly Shah say then-candidate Trump riled up his supporters when he pointed at the protester and repeatedly said "get them out". Bamberger later apologized to the Korean War Veterans Association, whose uniform he wore at the rally. Bamberger, from OH, admitted in writing that "he physically pushed a young woman down the aisle toward the exit" in compliance with Trump's repeated instruction "get 'em out, get 'em out of here". (more...)
Arsenal Vs. Manchester City Live Stream Arsenal Vs. Manchester City Live Stream
- April 03, 2017

Arsenal have been linked with moves for a number of players in England and overseas but Wenger denied that the club are in negotiations with potential targets. It leaves Wenger's enviable record of securing 20 successive seasons of Champions League qualification under threat. "It was a mental test and you could see that the team was touched on the confidence front", he said. (more...)
Lawyer explains why Michael Flynn's immunity request changes everything Lawyer explains why Michael Flynn's immunity request changes everything
- April 02, 2017

Trump has vigorously denied that his campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the election. Flynn's recent financial history, made available Saturday by the White House, comes amid Flynn's effort to win immunity from congressional probers in exchange for his cooperation with official inquiries into contacts between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's election campaign in 2016. (more...)
1 in 3 voters give President Trump a grade F 1 in 3 voters give President Trump a grade F
- April 02, 2017

That's a 10-point swing from last month, when 57 percent of voters disapproved and 32 percent approved. Independents responded with almost 40 percent stating they had confidence in poll results. The current president was also given a "B" by 22 percent, a "C" by 15 percent and a "D" by 15 percent. Voters are unhappy with Trump because of his personality, not just his policies. (more...)
'Choose between Zuma or country' - SACP dares ANC
- April 02, 2017

There's been been major concerns about the men and women President Jacob Zuma has chosen. "Holy wow. Midnight ministerial massacre in South Africa", former US Ambassador Patrick Gaspard tweeted. Zuma was barred from attending the funeral of anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday after the latter had asked him to resign previous year following a series of corruption scandals against him. (more...)
Flynn files new financial paperwork disclosing payments from Russian firms Flynn files new financial paperwork disclosing payments from Russian firms
- April 02, 2017

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the latest Flynn financial disclosure forms. But the documents nevertheless offer a portrait into the lives of several key White House aides, especially those who came from Wall Street or have other ties to the financial industry. (more...)
Comey: I know when I'm going to cause a 'storm' Comey: I know when I'm going to cause a 'storm'
- April 02, 2017

Speaking at a dinner for the nonprofit Intelligence and National Security Alliance, Comey said the previous year "has been both hard and easier than you might think". And if the account actually belongs to the FBI Director, his response to being discovered is truly epic. There is only one person now following the account: Benjamin Wittes of Lawfare . (more...)
Meeks makes it happen for UNC in Final Four win over Oregon
- April 02, 2017

Gonzaga coach Mark Few said there was a "very high probability" that Karnowski wasn't going to play again. Just getting to the Final Four was a first, and now they are one victory from lifting the trophy. This is North Carolina's record 20th Final Four. "I think that stuff just pushes us forward because we don't want the journey to end", Pinson said. (more...)
Samsung confirms its plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7
- April 02, 2017

Samsung had discontinued the Note 7 in October past year after two recalls of the devices worldwide over safety concerns. Instead, Samsung has confirmed it will work with local authorities and carriers to sell it as a refurbished device, rumored to come with a smaller battery to prevent it from overheating and catching fire. (more...)
Ndless optimism among teams left in the Sweet 16 Ndless optimism among teams left in the Sweet 16
- April 02, 2017

The ball slipped through the net and Florida slipped into an All-SEC regional final against SC on Sunday. That allowed the Gators to stretch their lead to 68-56 on a jumper by Allen and a free throw by Kevarrius Hayes with 5:23 left. Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ (22) and guard Zak Showalter (3) walk off the court after Florida won on a last second shot in overtime during an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25 , 2017, in NY. (more...)
Wisconsin in transition as successful seniors depart
- April 02, 2017

The Tar Heels never let their lead get under double digits in the second half. Sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen is Florida's leading scorer at 13.4 points per game, but averaged 5.5 points on 3-of-21 shooting in the victories over East Tennessee State and Virginia. (more...)
Microsoft Gets Own Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8
- April 02, 2017

Samsung acknowledged the embarrassment of the Galaxy Note 7 when its executives explained that the company implemented new and better standards and procedures including an eight-point battery check for their devices starting with the Galaxy S8 . (more...)
After HB2 revision, ACC says North Carolina can again host championship events
- April 02, 2017

The NCAA, following the lead of the NBA and other organizations, announced last September 13 that it had chose to relocate seven championship events - including the first and second rounds of its men's basketball tournament scheduled for Greensboro - out of the state in response to H.B. (more...)
AT&T, Comcast and Verizon say they won't sell customers' browsing histories AT&T, Comcast and Verizon say they won't sell customers' browsing histories
- April 02, 2017

Comcast Corp, Verizon Communications Inc, and AT&T Inc have pledged to protect the private data of USA citizens in solidarity against the latest internet bill passed by Congress. In fact, we have committed not to share our customers' sensitive information (such as banking, children's, and health information), unless we first obtain their affirmative, opt-in consent. (more...)
Maruti, Hyundai clock record yearly sales in 2016-17 Maruti, Hyundai clock record yearly sales in 2016-17
- April 02, 2017

Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in March 2017 were at 57,145 vehicles, higher by 8% over 53,057 vehicles sold in March 2016. In FY2016-17, as a result of huge consumer demand for the Vitara Brezza - Maruti's first compact SUV - and also the Ertiga MPV, UV sales jumped 107 percent to 195,741 units (2015-16: 94,416). (more...)
NASA Astronauts Lose a Key Piece of the ISS Shield During Spacewalk
- April 02, 2017

The cloth bundle floated away Thursday midway through a spacewalk by Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough (KIM-broh). In response, a team from the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center began monitoring the shield as it drifted. (more...)
Husband having sex with wife in fatal DUI crash gets 5 years Husband having sex with wife in fatal DUI crash gets 5 years
- April 02, 2017

Amanda was 31 when she died, and left behind the couple's two children. Handing Notebaert the five-year prison sentence, Palm Beach County judge Laura Johnson said it was one of "the most senseless and tragic acts" she had ever come across and that he had "failed" his wife, children and his entire family. (more...)

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