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CINCINNATI (AP ) - Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after nearly a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. Doctors said he returned with severe brain damage, but it wasn't clear what caused it. The claim that he had botulism is also contested by Otto's family, who said even if it were true, there is "no excuse for any civilized nation to keep his condition secret and denied him top notch medical care for so ...
  • Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

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    The federal government spends more than $80 billion annually on information technology, employing about 113,000 IT professionals, according to the White House. The meeting with almost 20 chief executives comes as the White House pushes to shrink government, cut federal employees and eliminate regulations. For instance, a meeting on drones is slated for Thursday, while the Trump administration also plans to announce "additional tech reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday".
  • Warriors stun Cavaliers late in 118-113 game three win

    Warriors stun Cavaliers late in 118-113 game three win

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    Durant finished with 31 points, making 10-of-18 from the field and 4-of-7 from long distance. And, moreover, silencing Quicken Loans Arena. He played most of the game and was instrumental in the 7 point Cavalier lead in the 2nd Half. Despite their output, their magic seemed to run out in the fourth quarter. James and Irving were relentless in the second half and it appeared they had done enough to get Cleveland over the top and perhaps back in the series.
  • Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming

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    Perry's view contradicts mainstream climate science, including NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . Perry's department is charged, in part, with researching technologies created to green the energy sector, a leading producer of emissions.
  • New 'transforming' Forever Stamp commemorates August 21 total solar eclipse

    New 'transforming' Forever Stamp commemorates August 21 total solar eclipse

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    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation August 21. "With the release of these unbelievable stamps using thermochromic ink , we've provided an opportunity for people to experience their own personal solar eclipse every time they touch the stamps", USPS Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Jim Cochrane said in a press release.
  • Apple launches a new Apple Music annual subscription for existing paying subscribers

    Apple launches a new Apple Music annual subscription for existing paying subscribers

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    Apparently, Apple added an annual Apple Music subscription plan months ago for $99. Apple Music subscribers can now opt for the $9.99 per month subscription package or the $14.99 per month family plan. Finally, tap on the Subscriptions button and you can access your Apple Music membership settings. Now, you can simply make the switch right from your iOS device.
  • OnePlus 5 cost leaked, gets spotted in TV ad

    OnePlus 5 cost leaked, gets spotted in TV ad

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    OnePlus also talked about the Universal Flash Storage UFS that will be used in the OnePlus 5 . Rumors says that OnePlus 5 will come with a 16MP + 20MP setup which seems to be true at some point because OnePlus always choose the top features for its flagship.
  • IPhone 8 Tempered Glass By Olixar Leaks, Design Confirmed?

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    The launch of the iPhone 8 is still some way off but - as with just about every smartphone of note (we're looking at you, OnePlus 5) - lots of details have slipped out ahead of any official announcement. More news and leaks should surface in the weeks leading to the iPhone 8's reveal , even though the design has been nearly cemented at this point.
  • Hello Kitty! Ancient Cat DNA Reveals Domestication Details

    Hello Kitty! Ancient Cat DNA Reveals Domestication Details

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    The genetic analysis - detailed in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution - proved domestic cants descend from Felis silvestris lybica , the African wildcat, a subspecies native to Egypt and the Near East. "The cat's worldwide conquest began during the Neolithic period", the study authors wrote. The adoption of cats happened many millennia after canines, with earliest evidence of dog domestication dating to 33,000 years ago .
  • Confederations Cup: Chile overcomes Cameroon

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    Pizzi's side appeared to be labouring to a goalless draw after an encouraging start fizzled out into stalemate in their Confederations Cup opener in Moscow. Portugal had a first-half goal by Nani disallowed after a video review, when the game was still scoreless. "If you have these situations several times in each match, then it won't be very comfortable for the players".
  • The future of renewable energy continues to look promising

    The future of renewable energy continues to look promising

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    The report, which looks at how fuel and electricity markets will evolve by 2040, estimates that renewable energy is taking hold globally faster than many energy experts believe . The plans would need to include all sources - wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal, oil, natural gas, coal, oil shale and minerals - and preserve current environmental reviews and safeguards.