• United Airlines, Chicago agree to preserve evidence in dragged passenger incident

    United Airlines, Chicago agree to preserve evidence in dragged passenger incident

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    The incident occurred on the overbooked United Express Flight 3411 flying from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Ky., on April 9. The passenger suffered a concussion and lost several teeth, according to his lawyer. United initially stumbled in its response, but has since promised not to take seats from boarded passengers anymore, pledged not to use law enforcement in such situations and offered to refund everyone aboard the plane.
  • Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

    Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

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    Police originally said that Stephens broadcast the shooting on Facebook Live, but Facebook said that while he had posted a live video at some point Sunday, the shooting itself was not live. In it, he said, "I snapped, I just snapped". "We know it is not her fault". Smalls tells us if he wasn't fishing, the 74-year-old Godwin was walking the streets of Cleveland collecting aluminum cans, something he has always enjoyed.
  • 'The era of strategic patience is over'

    'The era of strategic patience is over'

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    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would not tolerate "missile adventures by Pyongyang" but a unilateral use of power by the USA would be "a very risky course". Monday afternoon, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang called for the resumption of "multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009", according to The Associated Press.
  • Asteroid meets Earth-A space rock 2014 JO25

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    Smaller space rocks swirl around Earth all the time, but this is the closest pass of a really big one since 2004, when the 3.1-mile-wide Toutatis passed within "four lunar distances", NASA says. Asteroid 2014 JO25 has been found to be twice more reflective than the moon. Although smaller asteroids fly by the Earth nearly every day, the last time such a large celestial body came this close was in 2004, when the 5 km Toutatis flew by at four lunar distances.
  • Apple Could Replace 4th Gen iPads With iPad Air 2 During Service

    Apple Could Replace 4th Gen iPads With iPad Air 2 During Service

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    The memo also mentions that staff should inform customers of what color and how much storage capacity they'll receive. Apple Insider has clarified that this is not a hard-line policy from Apple, rather store managers can decide if an in-stock iPad 4, iPad Air, or iPad Air 2 is used as a replacement for servicing.
  • Tecno Mobile Launches 5 Smartphones In India

    Tecno Mobile Launches 5 Smartphones In India

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    The Tecno i7 is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 chipset that comprises of an octa-core 1.5GHz CPU alongside ARM Mali-T860 GPU. Then there is a Rocket Charging technology, which the company boasts can charge the device from 0 percent to 80 percent in 60 minutes.
  • Wild rumour: Apple iPhone 8 might ditch Touch ID completely

    Wild rumour: Apple iPhone 8 might ditch Touch ID completely

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    Apple's upcoming new iPhone , the first flagship smartphone to feature an organic light-emitting diode screen, is expected to secure key parts from Korean suppliers, including the sole panel producer Samsung Display. It has also been discussed that it's home button will sit underneath glass, and that it will have to be tapped and not pressed to open up the phone.
  • Galaxy S8 available for use ahead of official release

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    Those who have received early models of the Galaxy S8 (reviewers, etc) are reporting a small over-the-air update that is stopping Accessibility Services from nabbing the aforementioned key event, ending the remapping potential. On the other hand, Samsung's staking a lot on Bixby with the Galaxy S8 and wants to make sure that users are tapping into the digital assistant. Philip Berne, who heads the reviews programs for Samsung US region, shared on Twitter that the update was meant ...
  • US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

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    McMaster, said the US would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea. But Pence and South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, said they would proceed with the early deployment to South Korea of the U.S.
  • Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell-clams in the Philippines

    Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell-clams in the Philippines

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    The footage led worldwide researchers to an unnamed site, which Popular Science described as " Kuphus polythalamia paradise: the stinky lagoon of a long-abandoned log farm". It's more than enough to keep the shipworm alive - it works so well that its own digestive tract has atrophied from disuse. The giant shipworm is unique not just for its size, but also for feeding on mud and marine sediment instead, using a type of bacteria.