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Trump said he was "being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Depending on how events play out, the Justice Department could face a crisis not seen since the so-called Saturday Night Massacre when President Richard Nixon's attorney general and deputy attorney general resigned after being ordered to fire the independent special prosecutor overseeing the Watergate investigation, said Jeffrey Cramer, a former federal prosecutor.
  • Amazon patents tech that stops shoppers price compare in-store

    Amazon patents tech that stops shoppers price compare in-store

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    The patent, which is titled "Physical store online shopping control", is a mechanism that will allow the retailer to intercept network requests such as URLs or search terms over the in-store Wi-Fi, and then take action based on it. Amazon launched its first drive-up grocery store in Seattle in May, although its only available for users who have a "Prime" membership. After all, part of the death of retail is people treating stores as showrooms and then giving the actual sale to Amazon .
  • The All-New Fresh Look Of Minecraft In 4K Resolution

    The All-New Fresh Look Of Minecraft In 4K Resolution

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    A surprise media briefing victor Ubisoft found its form at E3 2017 with a showcase that was perhaps not less ambitious (perhaps overly ambitious) compared to previous presentations, but injected it with moments of relatability as developers were awestruck by their professional heroes, expressed gratitude to their teams, and showed huge relief at years of effort finally paying off.
  • There's No Profit Margin for Microsoft on the Xbox One X

    There's No Profit Margin for Microsoft on the Xbox One X

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    Phil Spencer , Head of Xbox , confirmed this when asked by Business Insider if Microsoft would make any money on sales of the machine. With a unique library of exclusives, portability, and its cheap price, Nintendo's hybrid console would be a better partner for an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4.
  • Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

    Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

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    Alongside both police and fire investigations into the blaze, she has promised to set up a public inquiry, Reuters news agency reported . It was the latest expression of anger in the community following the fire that raged through Grenfell Tower where the death toll could exceed more than 100.
  • Phil Spencer: Xbox One X is not for everyone

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    Xbox One X is powered by eight core CPU at 2.3GHz with 1TB and is backed up with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM at 6.8GHz and with 6teraflop GPU at 1,172 MHz. With the Xbox One X being almost double the price of the Nintendo console - and it could be literally double the price by the time that the system hits the stores - the Xbox hierarchy has made some bold public statements in an attempt to ensure that the console ultimately sells.
  • Hammond: Pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

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    The Government have confirmed that Brexit Secretary David Davis will be in Brussels at the start of the week for meetings with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . "Both sides will also discuss the structure of the negotiations and the issues that need to be addressed over the coming months". The Liberal Democrats, the fourth-biggest group in the British parliament, urged May to form a cross-party committee to negotiate Brexit.
  • Mario's hat from Super Mario Odyssey makes for a hilarious meme

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    It's weird, right? With Cappy , Mario can possess and control everything from a Bullet Bill to ... well, a dinosaur. "So when we wanted to create Mario games this time around we wanted to focus on the actions Mario can do and in previous Mario games he was able to get power-ups and new abilities", wrote Koizumi.
  • Sony Boss Unfazed With Xbox One X Extra Power

    Sony Boss Unfazed With Xbox One X Extra Power

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    Phil Spencer even said that it is in 'a league of its own' , explaining that Xbox One S was more on par with the PS4 Pro in comparison to Xbox One X setting the bar higher for console gaming . This is designed for the premium gamer that wants the absolute best experience. And that's where we started with Xbox One X . Sony's PS4 Pro comes out with a powerful CPU too, and is just marginally behind that of the XBOX One X .
  • Kate Middleton Wear Does Millennial Pink the Royal Way

    Kate Middleton Wear Does Millennial Pink the Royal Way

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    She said she had a Land Rover. I said a Lamborghini. Kate , who is patron of marine charity the 1851 Trust, was taking part in the organisation's roadshow at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, alongside primary and secondary school pupils.
  • Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

    Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

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    Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods comes as Wal-Mart is engaged in a price war with rivals such as Aldi and Kroger in the grocery segment, which makes up about 56 percent of Wal-Mart's revenue. Initially an online bookstore as it was launched in 1994, Amazon stands now as the most valuable retailer in the United States by market capitalization, with more than 341,000 employees worldwide.