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Unless Trump can turn things around when he meets Putin personally in an ultra-high stakes encounter expected in Europe this summer, his aspirations of breaking the cycle of confrontation and critical rhetoric between the White House and the Kremlin may have already fizzled.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Handsets Debut With Larger Screens, Thin Bezels

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    With one phone held up to the facial scanner with an image of the owner on the display, the phone's sensor appears to believe it's looking at its owner and unlocks the device. While, this when compared to the regular models of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + will only be limited to Microsoft Office apps. Will you choose the fingerprint scanner, which we know from the S7 series, or will you go for the iris scanner or use face detection? Both Galaxy S8 smartphones are up for pre-order now and ...
  • Ivanka's 'heartbroken' response prompted Trump to order Syria attack

    Ivanka's 'heartbroken' response prompted Trump to order Syria attack

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    Trump, who has long opposed military intervention in Syria, ordered the military attack on a Syrian airbase in Homs province on Friday. Syrian Deputy UN Ambassador Mounzer Mounzer denied the country's use of chemical weapons, stating at the UN special session that Syria "would never use such weapons in any of its operations against armed terrorist groups".
  • USA doesn't intend to get drawn into Syrian war, defense chief says

    USA doesn't intend to get drawn into Syrian war, defense chief says

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    But they could have. "Additionally, our information indicates personnel historically associated with Syria's chemical weapons program were at Shayrat airfield in late March making preparations for an upcoming attack in northern Syria, and they were present at the airfield on the day of the attack", the report said.
  • Apple iPhone 8 Will Be Identical To Galaxy S8: Hints Fresh Leak

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    Although the iDeviceHelp video says that the facial recognition feature may not be the final version as the demo units shown at the event were yet to feature a fully baked software, Bixby and so on. Naturally, this is an alarming revelation, forcing users to resort to either using their fingerprint readers or iris scanners when they get their hands on the phone.
  • Stay Tuned: Has NASA found Life in Space?

    Stay Tuned: Has NASA found Life in Space?

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    Considering the fact that water has given birth to life through bacteria on Earth, it's pretty clear why NASA has chosen to focus all of its attention on ocean worlds. Moreover, Europa's ocean is nearly ten times deeper than the oceans on planet Earth. This is untrue, however, as like Saturn, the ring system of the icy blue planet actually orbits its equator.
  • Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

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    Mr Lavrov said: "We consider it of utmost importance to prevent the risks of replay of similar action in the future". Tillerson, the first Trump Cabinet official to visit Russian Federation, conceded the U.S. "It can be said that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely has degraded", Putin said in an interview broadcast Wednesday.
  • Washington likely to crack down on drivers using smart phones

    Washington likely to crack down on drivers using smart phones

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    But, MacDougall could not ticket the driver under Florida's no texting while driving law because it's only a secondary offense. Slosberg and others have sponsored legislation to beef up penalties , but it is not clear those measures will get through committees in time to pass before the session ends in early May.
  • GOP Congressman calls for 'new speaker' unless Ryan changes course

    GOP Congressman calls for 'new speaker' unless Ryan changes course

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    Rep. Justin Amash said Monday the solution for dysfunction in Washington likely boils down to removing House Speaker Paul Ryan and replacing him with someone who is "nonpartisan". He said, "When we go home for the weekend, they give us a set of talking points. They say 'here are your talking points, '" he said at the town hall, per CNN .
  • SpaceX launch set for Thursday night

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    The Falcon 9 booster was previously used in April 2016. "This is going to be ultimately a huge revolution in spaceflight", SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said immediately after the landing. These worries aren't calmed by events like the well-publicized explosion of a Falcon 9 in September, although SpaceX has since claimed to have determined the cause.
  • U.S. show of force to North Korea also could show United States weakness

    U.S. show of force to North Korea also could show United States weakness

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    Earlier on Wednesday, two sources in Tokyo said Japan's navy planned exercises with the Vinson carrier group in a joint show of force. Some analysts believe North Korea is preparing a sixth nuclear test. I mean this: the attack on Syria was not so much a moral statement as a political one, one that says "America has the means to intervene meaningfully overseas, and will do so for less than has been the case in the past".