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Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill

Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill

The gathering is reminiscent of the health care effort in the House, when Trump hosted Republican congressmen after Speaker Paul Ryan was forced to pull the first version of the House bill - presumably to apply pressure. "He didn't want to spoil people's holiday". The CBO estimates that by the year 2026, 46 million Americans would be uninsured compared to 28 million who are uninsured under Obamacare . Read More

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Google to stop scanning private emails for personalised Gmail ads

Google to stop scanning private emails for personalised Gmail ads

Diane Greene, Google's senior vice president of cloud, wrote the blog post announcing the big Gmail changes. The move effectively brings the widely-used email service in line with its enterprise offering, G Suite. This was an oft maligned feature of Gmail, a feature that conjured up questions of user privacy within Google's ecosystem. In this page, you'll see the option to turn off or on the Ads Personalization feature for your Google account. Read More

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Witness on AirAsia flight: Plane was shaking like a washing machine

A number of passengers on board the budget flight said the plane suffered an "engine seizure" causing it to shake. "It was literally like you were sitting on top of a washing machine ", he told ABCradio. Passengers on the airplane said that the shaking went on for two hours as the airplane headed back to Perth . No one was injured during the incident, though it seemed some passengers were struggling after getting off the plane. Read More

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Australia SS: Srikanth enters final with an easy win over Shi Yuqi

Australia SS: Srikanth enters final with an easy win over Shi Yuqi

In the finals, Srikanth is likely to face Chen Long or Lee Hyun. Generally known for his attacking gameplay, Srikanth surprised the world No.4 with his patience and handsome net play. In the first game, after initial close battles, Srikanth raced ahead to make it 15-9. However, the difference turned out to be too much as Srikanth continued to force him to lose points through a range of flicks to lead 19-13. Read More

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Blizzard to 'drastically reduce' Overwatch loot box duplicates

That's how Overwatch and Hearthstone are monetized-the former costs $40 upfront, but it doesn't have any recurring fees, and Blizzard doesn't charge for new maps or heroes . PC players will have the ability to export these at higher video settings than they can run, up to 4K and 60 FPS on Windows 8 or Windows 10. The existing automatically generated highlights will remain in a new "Today's Top 5" category and held for 24 hours. Read More

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Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea

Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 per cent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results. "For example, we both agree that our companies should not do business with any United Nations -designated North Korean entities", said Tillerson - adding more positive spin on the summit later when he said two delegations also had a "frank exchange of views" on the South China Sea, but that China said it was committed to ... Read More

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Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday

Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday

The mechanism here is localized, wet microbursts. Severe weather not expected, but flash flooding possible. A flash flood watch is also in effect for 3 to 9 p.m. The freshening winds will cause wind shear (the difference in wind speed between the ground and regions aloft) to increase, to about 30 to 40 knots. Monday has been declared a 22News Storm Team Severe Weather Alert Day due to the threat of strong or severe thunderstorms. Read More

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GTA Online publisher goes after paid cheating services

PC Gamer has reported that more Grand Theft Auto mods are shutting down under the threat of legal action, following last week's closure of the OpenIV editing mod . GTA Online has faced major problems with cheaters since the mode launched on Windows in 2015. Around 38,000 people gave GTA V negative reviews on Steam, leading to its general score to drop to the "overwhelmingly negative" status. Read More

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20 injured after turbulence in China Eastern plane during flight

20 injured after turbulence in China Eastern plane during flight

None of the injured, however, are in critical condition. Passengers of China Eastern Airlines have told of terror after their flight from Paris was yesterday hit by severe turbulence, causing many on board to be "thrown to the ceiling". In the span of 10 minutes, the Airbus A330 experienced two violent bumps along with several smaller bumps. The plane landed at 1am on Sunday, an hour later than scheduled. Read More

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Dual display YotaPhone 3 to arrive in late 2017

Dual display YotaPhone 3 to arrive in late 2017

You may remember back to 2015 when you heard about an odd device called the YotaPhone 2 featuring not one but two full-size screens, with the rear being an E-ink display. According to the General Director of BaoliYota Technology, the YotaPhone 3 will be available in two versions: a 64GB model that will sell for $350 and a 128GB model priced at $450. Read More

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DA calls-out Public Protector

In her recommendations, Mkhwebane said the constitution should be changed to make promoting balanced and sustainable economic growth the primary objective of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). Mkhwebane said her investigation had found that the apartheid government breached the constitution by supplying Bankorp, which was acquired by Absa in 1992, with a series of bailouts from 1985 to 1995. Read More

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Atari confirms it is making a new video game console

Atari confirms it is making a new video game console

The coding for the site itself doesn't give anything way either. "We're back in the hardware business", Atari's CEO Fred Chesnais told VentureBeat in an interview at E3 2017. With Nintendo's recent move into the mini console market, could Atari be doing the same? Releasing a new gaming console could all be part of a big push to return the company to its former glory, though it will definitely be a challenge to do that. Read More

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Forza 7 Reveal - Microsoft E3 2017

Forza 7 Reveal - Microsoft E3 2017

Games and accessories will work between the original Xbox One and the Xbox One X , persisting as a part of the same ecosystem. There will be at least 42 games on the console, 22 of which will be exclusive. One of the biggest demands from Xbox fans has been to get titles from the original system to be backwards compatible. The Microsoft Xbox One X will be available from 7 November this year and will cost £449. Read More

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E3 2017 - Heroes of Skyrim comes to The Elder Scrolls: Legends

E3 2017 - Heroes of Skyrim comes to The Elder Scrolls: Legends

Doom VFR welcomed players to the "UAC", where it looked like they could build monsters with a creation kit before firing on them with a variety of first-person weaponry. Quake Champions is next up, with an e-sports centric video showing serious-faced gamers pressing buttons on keyboards eventually leading to gameplay, with various clips from the fast-paced arena shooter and introduction of B.J. Read More

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Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, the HomePod provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. But Apple ( AAPL , Tech30 ) was careful to frame it as a product focused on music first - potentially differentiating it from the Echo and Home. HomePod goes on sale in December.with a price tag of 349-dollars. Read More

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Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

You'll be able to override the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature by turning on the screen with the iPhone power button and then clicking on a button marked "I'm not driving". The two new iPads will feature a new screen with ProMotion technology, which the company says should offer a faster refresh rate of up to 120Hz to make tasks like scrolling and using the Apple Pencil feel smoother. Read More

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NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

Hoburg will come to NASA from MIT, where he now is leading a research group as an assistant professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics. As a student, she participated in NASA's KC-135 Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program, the NASA Academy at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center, and the internship program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Read More

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Murray pays on-court tribute to attack victims

Murray pays on-court tribute to attack victims

It was a disappointing end to an otherwise positive Roland Garros campaign for Anderson, who was understandably gutted to have to retire in the second set against Cilic. He said: "I'm sure everyone will join me in sharing their thoughts and prayers of everyone who has been affected by this". Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. Read More

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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 Organization said the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III rocket would lift off Monday afternoon from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh state. The GSAT-19 communication satellite is the heaviest satellite to be launched from India . "I wish to congratulate the entire team which has relentlessly worked each day for today's launch from 2002", he said. Read More

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