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In order to spread its influence in the West, Qatar funds think tanks and other research institutions to promote its view that Islamist groups in Syria are only interested in fighting Assad. The Pentagon in particular said the blockade was making " long-term operations " hard to plan. Still, the Pentagon has been developing contingency plans in case there's any interruption, defense officials said.
  • Hands On with the iOS 11 Beta

    Hands On with the iOS 11 Beta

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    More controls can now be fit into it, and many new commands have also been added that can be unlocked by using 3D Touch in Control Center. If the app's no longer available, has no updates , or isn't fixed by updating it, check if an upgrade is available as a separate app: search for the developer's name in the App Store and look for anything that sounds similar to the app you're trying to update.
  • Britney Spears's Instagram Was the Target of Russian Hackers

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    But the latest target of the hackers' so-called "watering hole" campaign has not been a nation state's security apparatus or an official envoy's email server, but the fans of complicated pop icon, Britney Spears . "Instead of gibberish, the random phrases like "#2hot make loved to her, uupss HHot #X" were actually ways to relay to other hackers where to drop stolen information in a malware scheme.
  • Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

    Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

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    One of first signs of crisis after four Arab states cut ties with Qatar . The brief bulletin did not mention the word "Qatar", but the call comes amid a widening, Saudi-led campaign to isolate the small natural-gas-rich Gulf state, accused by its neighbors of supporting terrorists and extremists and of breaking ranks on Iran, Riyadh's arch rival.
  • What we know about the London Bridge attackers

    What we know about the London Bridge attackers

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    Another suspect has been arrested in connection with the London Bridge attack. If confirmed, Thomas would be the eighth person killed in the vehicle and knife attack. An Italian interior ministry official told The Associated Press that British and Moroccan intelligence and law-enforcement authorities were informed that Zaghba had been flagged as someone "at risk" - but no other details were released.
  • 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Featurette Explores Spidey's Super-Suit Tech

    'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Featurette Explores Spidey's Super-Suit Tech

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    Despite the heavy amount of rumors, the cast and crew of have repeatedly denied it , and it turns out they were right all along. In the featurette titled "A Fan's Guide to Spider-Man: Homecoming ", which was released recently by the Disney Channel, lead star Holland talked about Michelle and her role in the web slinger's life.
  • What To Expect At Apple's Big Event Monday

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    The company also previewed watchOS 4 for the Apple Watch at WWDC . " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology , Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a attractive speaker that is less than 17 centimetres tall, can rock most any room with distortion-free music and be a helpful assistant around your home." said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
  • Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

    Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

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    As the regional tension between Qatar and brotherly countries simmer after Saudi Arabia , UAE , Egypt and few other nations cut diplomatic and travel ties, a number of world leaders including ministers and diplomats held conversations with Qatar Foreign Minister and ambassadors placed in various countries.
  • Sonic Mania reveals Chemical Plant Zone

    Sonic Mania reveals Chemical Plant Zone

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    If you are new to the scene and never played Sonic the Hedgehog 2, the new iteration of the older stage sees new content added unlike the original version. But with E3 around the corner, the publisher made a decision to get our retro vibes going with a new trailer for the game, showing off an old-but-new level from Sonic's past.
  • Apple launch new iMac Pro and iPad Pro models

    Apple launch new iMac Pro and iPad Pro models

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    Apple began accepting orders for the new iPad Pros on Monday, June 5 soon after the tablets were announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Featuring a new next-generation compute core and up to 16GB of on-package high-bandwidth memory (HBM2), iMac Pro with the Vega GPU delivers up to an unbelievable 11 Teraflops of single-precision compute power for real-time 3D rendering and immersive, high frame rate VR.
  • Google Pixel XL 2 specs leak via GFXBench

    Google Pixel XL 2 specs leak via GFXBench

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    In terms of the Google Pixel 2 specs, the upcoming handset is said to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 836 chipset. We don't quite know yet when Google intends to launch the Pixel 2 or Pixel XL 2 , but already, reported specifications for the larger of the two are circulating.