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We live happier lives when we cooperate. Officials accompanying the CE to Beijing will include the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong and the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam. The prime minister will also attend leaders roundtable sessions scheduled to be held on the second day of the forum. The summit will feature the likes of Russia's Vladimir Putin, Greece's Alexis Tsipras and the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte.
  • Who Is Actually Attending China's Belt and Road Forum?

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin also plans to attend the forum. China's new Silk Road initiative is ramping up as President Donald Trump focuses on domestic issues, downplaying foreign affairs. Yang Shu, of Lanzhou University's Institute for Central Asian Studies, said many countries still do not really understand the project. China's premier has cited the promoting of Chinese standards overseas as one of Beijing's goals.
  • Scientists discover new Neptune-like planet

    Scientists discover new Neptune-like planet

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    The findings indicate that the planet's formation probably happened differently than that of Neptune or Uranus, both of which have atmospheres that are rich in heavy elements. They showed that is relatively clear of clouds and they identified very clear signs of water in its atmosphere. For Saturn, it's about 10 times as much as the sun.
  • Benitez gets assurances, set to lead Newcastle in EPL

    Benitez gets assurances, set to lead Newcastle in EPL

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    Carr oversaw the incomings and outgoings before Benitez's arrival at St James's Park past year. Benitez is also understood to have secured guarantees about his authority when it comes to transfer matters, with Ashley happy to allow the former Champions League victor to work with Charnley to drive through his transfer plans.
  • Tropical Depression Adrian expected to dissipate on Thursday

    Tropical Depression Adrian expected to dissipate on Thursday

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    Named Adrian, it is the earliest named storm to form in the eastern Pacific Ocean on record. The National Hurricane Center in Mimi on Thursday downgraded Adrian's status to a remnant low and said it would issue no more advisories. Any interests near or along the Pacific coast from southern Mexico through northern Central America will need to monitor the development of this system this week.
  • Snapchat reports first earnings since going public ; Lost $2.2 billion last quarter !

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    Compared to this, the earning for the same quarter during a year ago were only $38.8 million. Ross Gerber of Gerber Kawasaki tweeted: "Snap user growth is nearly zero". Originally launched by Snapchat , the "Stories" feature shows photos and videos shared in chronological order that disappear after 24 hours. Last month, Instagram stories surpassed Snapchat stories with 200 million users.
  • LG to replace HTC as Google Pixel 3 maker

    LG to replace HTC as Google Pixel 3 maker

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    The benchmark listing is dated May 11 and is a little light on details. The device with codename Taimen has appeared on Geekbench today. Google's move is likely to be a part of its effort to secure a stable supply of OLED displays for its Pixel phones; after all, Samsung's OLED panels are largely reserved for Galaxy smartphones and Apple's iPhones.
  • Volkswagen US unit names compliance officer after diesel scandal

    Volkswagen US unit names compliance officer after diesel scandal

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    In total, VW will pay about almost $24bn to buy back cars and compensate owners in the USA and Canada, after admitting it installed software to cheat emissions tests in a decade-long conspiracy. The defeat devices made the vehicles appear to be compliant with emissions standards when in reality they were emitting illegal levels of pollutants.
  • Acting FBI Dir. McCabe Calls Russia Probe "Highly Significant"

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    He will insist he chose to fire him before a meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and regardless of a Department of Justice recommendation. The House's top government watchdog wants the Department of Justice's inspector general to look into why FBI Director James B. Comey was sacked as part of an ongoing probe into how Comey handled the probe of how Hillary Clinton used her email server.
  • Square Enix is Withdrawing from Hitman Dev Studio IO Interactive

    Square Enix is Withdrawing from Hitman Dev Studio IO Interactive

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    Square Enix went on to state it has begun discussions with new investors that could potentially purchase IO Interactive . And that is that. It's commendable that IO Interactive would give such a "not for everyone" experience the triple-A treatment, but it's not hard to see why this latest Hitman didn't amount to a smash-hit success.
  • This Guy Created a Cortana Hologram in His Own Home

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    According to Microsoft, Cortana is "the world's most personal and extensible digital assistant-now easier than ever to integrate with your solutions". Further, the company also talked about a Windows 10 app that's now in the making. However, Cortana's skills can be extended beyond these as Microsoft demonstrated at the conference.
  • Microsoft's new Cortana skills include Dark Sky and Domino's

    Microsoft's new Cortana skills include Dark Sky and Domino's

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    If you've tinkered with the settings to prevent these automatic updates, however, you should install this patch to make sure an attacker can't exploit this now-public vulnerability on your system. For more information, check out Microsoft's Support page . It's the reason Microsoft cites for failing to meet its 1 billion goal in time. You can also download it from Microsoft's Download Center .