• New Nissan Leaf to be produced at Sunderland

    New Nissan Leaf to be produced at Sunderland

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    Nissan has brought up a whole new e-Pedal technology to this new generation Nissan Leaf vehicle. Faced with tighter global environmental regulations, most carmakers are investing heavily in the electric-car sector, sparking a ferocious race to create the next green vehicle.
  • Mark Zuckerberg calls on Trump to protect 'dreamers' from immigration reforms

    Mark Zuckerberg calls on Trump to protect 'dreamers' from immigration reforms

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    Trump is expected to make an announcement on Tuesday about the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a decision that could affect almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants in the program. Among those targeted in the nation's immigration crackdown, few evoke as much empathy as the Dreamers - children brought to America by their parents without authorization.
  • Great British Bake Off: Twitter reacts to GBBO 2017

    Great British Bake Off: Twitter reacts to GBBO 2017

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    Media executives suggested that the channel could expect to generate tens of millions of... By comparison the debut episode of the final BBC One series pulled in an average audience of 10.4 million. They were the best since 7.6m watched the opening of the London Paralympic Games on the channel in August 2012. The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice airs tonight at 10PM on Channel 4.
  • Woman Pulls Gun During Fight Over School Supplies at Walmart

    Woman Pulls Gun During Fight Over School Supplies at Walmart

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    No one was hurt in the incident, but Novi Police Det. The argument, caught on camera by a bystander and shared widely on social media, erupted after two women simultaneously reached for the last notebook at a Michigan Walmart store. The woman brandishing a loaded gun in a room full of small kids had a valid concealed carry permit. It is not yet clear what charges the woman who pulled the gun out will face, but police have confirmed they are preparing charges.
  • Now there's an epic Destiny 2 live-action launch trailer

    Now there's an epic Destiny 2 live-action launch trailer

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    It was an awesome sci-fi short in the guise of a video game advertisement, and it had some incredible action at the center of it. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter , Vogt-Roberts discussed what motivated him to follow up a major studio movie with a video game commercial, as well as the lessons the experience gave him for his upcoming film adaptation of the video game series Metal Gear Solid .
  • Federal Judge Prevents Texas From Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities

    Federal Judge Prevents Texas From Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities

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    Houston , Texas Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) praised a federal judge's decision to temporarily block the implementation of the state's law banning sanctuary cities . In fact, it's possible the case over Texas's sanctuary cities ban goes all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and sets legal precedent for other states considering one.
  • Sony announces Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA Berlin

    Sony announces Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA Berlin

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    The old three piece construction found on the XZ and XZs has been replaced by a new unibody two piece setup on the XZ1. The first thing you'll notice about the XZ1 Compact , is, obviously, how small it is. The XZ1 packs a 5.2-inch full HD, HDR-capable screen while the XZ1 Compact delivers a 4.6-inch 720p display . An expected development, for sure, but the Xperia XA1 Plus is still a welcome sight for prospective buyers.
  • Every Apple Inc. iPhone Released This Year Will Have Wireless Charging

    Every Apple Inc. iPhone Released This Year Will Have Wireless Charging

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    The reason why Apple is able to price iPhone 8 at $999 without scaring customers away is because iPhone 8 will sport a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display . Drag it to the middle of the screen to open the phone, or if in an app , activate the multitasking menu. Samsung - Apple's closest rival - launched its flagship Galaxy S8 this summer with the slogan, "Unbox your phone" - referring to the "box" at the edges of the screen.
  • Samsung unveils the new Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear IconX

    Samsung unveils the new Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear IconX

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    We don't have any specific pricing and availability info just yet, but rest assured we will keep you posted should anything pops up. The Gear Sport bands are 20mm and come in a variety of colors. Samsung says that with Gear Sport users can work to achieve health and wellness goals, and receive nutrition management alerts and activity recommendations even when they are offline.
  • Storm Harvey: Flood defences breached around Houston

    Storm Harvey: Flood defences breached around Houston

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    This means they will have no control over how much water is released at one time, which is why these waves of water are a possibility. Thousands of people living in homes in close proximity to the dams have been advised to flee. It's unclear what the full effect will be when the dam spills over, but Flood Control said its' "uncharted territory". Its capacity is 140,000. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said Tuesday that his department has rescued more than 3,500 people and were working ...
  • Android and Oreo team up to give you a delicious treat

    Android and Oreo team up to give you a delicious treat

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    Gone are the days when you had to browse through apps on your TV - Channels is the solution. For example, the big takeaway from the comScore report is that a slight majority users (51 percent) do not download any apps in a month. Motorola didn't seed Android Nougat to Moto G3, Moto E3, Moto E3 Power, Moto G2 (2nd Gen), Moto G3, and Moto G3, so it's only normal to guess that these mobile phones will not get the new firmware update either.