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The big, new thing about xFi is the Comcast investment in Plume, which now sells its own WiFi pods in the form of small devices that plug into power outlets and are created to immerse the home in WiFi. For example, the app will give advice such as move your streaming box outside of the entertainment center or recommend not placing it on the bottom shelf, tucked behind other objects that could cause interference.
  • Trump signs spending measure keeping gov't open

    Trump signs spending measure keeping gov't open

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    The House is scheduled to vote on the bipartisan $1.1 trillion measure Wednesday afternoon. "After years of an administration that failed to get serious on border security, this bill provides the largest border-security funding increase in a decade", Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said.
  • Jay Z headlining multiple 2017 festivals, teasing music with Swizz Beatz

    Jay Z headlining multiple 2017 festivals, teasing music with Swizz Beatz

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    Cole. Tickets for The Meadows 2017 festival will go on sale May 10 at 12 p.m. EDT. "This fall, the festival... is expanding to a third day of Music, Art, Food, and Entertainment". It's all going down September 15th through the 17th near-but not IN-Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. Smart money, we think, goes on Jay Z dropping a new album by summer's end.
  • SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2' to be dubbed in Japanese

    SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2' to be dubbed in Japanese

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    All languages in 4 days! However, that film isn't another Fast and the Furious or Avengers which would make a huge dent in Baahubali 2 [Hindi] collections. The film has become the Biggest Indian Blockbuster of all time. " #Baahubali2 has achieved the feat..." "Going by these numbers, it's nearly impossible for any other film to surpass these collections for at least four-five years", reckons Deepak.
  • Zoe Saldana on Trump's Election: Sexism Can Be as 'Aggressive' as Racism

    Zoe Saldana on Trump's Election: Sexism Can Be as 'Aggressive' as Racism

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    Actress Zoe Saldana says she realised sexism is more powerful than racism in America following Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election past year. "I'm just like, 'People, she's up against a man that calls women pigs on national television and she's incompetent?' There's a big problem here and we have to address this pink elephant in the room".
  • New It Trailer Solidifies Creepy Clown as a Fashion Icon

    New It Trailer Solidifies Creepy Clown as a Fashion Icon

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    Don't expect this to be as soft as the 2007 film adaptation. The trailer is cut nearly like an extended clip, and the dynamics between these kids looks to be a lot of fun. They find people to hate, either due to their gender or race or faith. While the original 1980's novella was mainly set inside a supermarket where a group of people were trapped after the killer mist rolled in, the Spike take follows other groups scattered throughout the town.
  • And Chewbacca - for Star Wars Day

    And Chewbacca - for Star Wars Day

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    After the team tried to figure out how they could continue Leia's story, they ultimately chose to leave their original ideas behind, Kennedy told Entertainment Weekly . It will be heartbreaking to see the last of Fisher's work as Leia (and ever) in " The Last Jedi ", but we're certainly looking forward to seeing a lot of her in the film, which hits theaters December 15.
  • Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was earning business degree from W&M

    Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was earning business degree from W&M

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    Militants from the al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab have carried out frequent attacks in Mogadishu as they fight to topple Somalia's Western-backed government and drive out African Union peacekeeping troops. According to U.S. Africa Command , U.S. forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission with Somalia's military against the militant group al-Shabab.
  • Baby Groot steals scenes in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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    Obscure pop records from the 1970s and the sense of humour were part of the charm of the first film and both are back in Volume 2 with some of the songs taking a more front seat. And of course, there were some pretty major revelations and moments of self-realisation for each of the main characters that will fundamentally cast out waves for future movies.
  • Bookmakers install Maria Sharapova as joint-favourite at French Open

    Bookmakers install Maria Sharapova as joint-favourite at French Open

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    The draw has been kind to Sharapova - the frailties of the sport's leading lights mean she has not yet faced a top-30 player - but she is playing exceptionally well after 15 months free of competition . But she is facing constant questions about her doping ban and was terse when asked what lessons can be learnt by both her and the WTA. But the seven doubles were outweighed by nine aces, the last of them on her first match point.