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His calls were ignored and the officers once again asked him to get off the plane, to which Dr Dao refused, stating, "you can drag me". Sometimes it happens because the airline needs room for employees who are commuting to work on another flight - that's what happened Sunday on United Express.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition bypassed with photo

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    While many were excited about the launch, Samsung showcased something different with the new smartphones. When Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 had facial recognition, my first thought was "I hope it's not easy to hack". The phone only takes a second or two, then unlocks to the homescreen, giving anyone access to the handset's contents. So facial recognition is only to unlock the phone? Naturally, this is an alarming revelation, forcing users to resort to either using their ...
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Google Pixel XL: the weigh

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    Or maybe because facial recognition on phones is still iffy? Fortunately, there are other security features such as the iris scanner and rear-mounted fingerprint scanner that you can rely on. We've see the Samsung Galaxy S8 in all its glory, and we'll soon have the LG G6 in our hands as well. The smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, and Harman Kardon stereo speakers.
  • NASA releases new global maps of Earth at night

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    Which looks extremely adorable at night. The stunning satellite images of Earth at night, referred to as "night lights", have been released every decade or so for almost 25 years. The instrument detects photons of light reflected from Earth's surface and atmosphere in 22 different wavelengths, Nasa said. The main challenge is in the nighttime satellite is accounting for the phases of the moon which constantly changes the light shining on Earth due to various reasons.
  • G-7 ministers consider sanctions on Russians

    G-7 ministers consider sanctions on Russians

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    Speaking after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Johnson said ministers "will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions, certainly, on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures".
  • Large asteroid to whiz past Earth next week

    Large asteroid to whiz past Earth next week

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    However in case an asteroid's trajectory comes to close to Earth, we can be sure that super powers such as the USA have a backup plan for this. The relatively large asteroid, known as 2014 JO25, will be at its most visible on April 19 (12:24 UTC) when it will come within 1.8 million km of Earth.
  • Protests in Bolívar Province After Election Fraud Claims

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    The head of the electoral council, a favorite punching bag of the opposition, appealed for calm. Lasso tweeted photos showing what he said were original votes for him that were changed by electoral officials and on Monday presented his complaint to the Organization of American States, which has an observation mission in Ecuador.
  • The 'new Google Earth' will be revealed on April 18

    The 'new Google Earth' will be revealed on April 18

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    If you are not aware, Google Earth is an Earth Visualising app where one can navigate to anywhere in the world through pictures click by satellites over time. Now available for free on Steam for the HTC Vive, users can have the experience of walking the streets of an exotic city from the comfort of their living room.
  • Russia's Lavrov warns U.S. not to strike Syrian regime again

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    President Donald Trump said he told Chinese President Xi Jinping about his decision to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Syria while the men ate dessert at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, last week. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive USA actions against Syria were not permissible and violated global law.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Puts The Blame On Galaxy S8

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    It would be a safe bet if you could remap the Bixby button to something useful until the voice assistant feature is officially released. After a hyped-up unveiling of Samsung's latest virtual assistant Bixby , the tech giant stated that it will not accompany the Samsung Galaxy S8 features for now.
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Sees Volume Pop in Session

    Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Sees Volume Pop in Session

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    The firm's market cap is $957.16 million. Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SGYP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 1st. (SGYP) is at 31.52. At the time, this indicated a possible upside of 2.89%. The gauge is based on the assumption that if price surges, the closing price tends towards the values that belong to the upper part of the area of price movements in the preceding period.