• Sunshine, hot temperatures to persist as week rolls along

    SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance for rain and thunderstorms. Then, get ready to bask in the warmth. As of now, the weather service is forecasting a high of 90 on Wednesday and a high of 92 on Thursday . Thursday . Mostly sunny, with a high near 86 degrees. Wind: S 10-20 miles per hour. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 8 to 14 miles per hour.

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  • Samsung launches a new 5100mAh Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack

    Samsung launches a new 5100mAh Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack

    Although Samsung has provided the latest version of the Corning Glass coating; tests conducted by electronics insurer SquareTrade have shown that the glass is unable to withstand drops or tumbles. However, T-Mobile wants Samsung's latest and greatest to be in as many hands as possible, which brings us to the carrier's alleged BOGO deal for the pair of smartphones.

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  • Roberto Firmino 'ruled out of Liverpool's clash vs

    West Ham were angered that Matip escaped with an elbow on Winston Reid but Liverpool broke and Coutinho danced past Collins easily before netting. Liverpool travelled to the capital knowing any slip-up could let Arsenal take the initiative in the race for a top-four finish, and faced a West Ham team who had dashed Tottenham's lofty ambitions just nine days earlier.

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  • Nintendo details preliminary E3 2017 plans

    During the conference call, the CEO was more positive than usual with respect to the high sales number for Nintendo and even mentioned the fact that they are highly stuck on the fact of considering publishing games on the new console, the Switch .

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  • Base year of WPI, IIP revised to 2011-12

    Base year of WPI, IIP revised to 2011-12

    India's industrial output growth strengthened while consumer as well as wholesale inflation eased significantly in recent months, amid a revamp in indexes aimed at better capturing production and price trends. It also excluded excise duty while computing WPI to insulate it from fiscal policy changes, Mint reported. The old series was based on 2004-05 prices.

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  • Alphabet's lawsuit against Uber will go to trial

    Alphabet's lawsuit against Uber will go to trial

    The referral of the lawsuit to the United States Attorney means that Uber is now facing the possibility of two Justice Department Investigations. According to Uber, those arbitration agreements should have compelled Waymo to arbitrate its trade secrets case against Uber - but Waymo deliberately omitted naming Levandowski as a defendant in the suit in order to keep the case in federal court.

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  • NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

    NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

    The lunar flyby for astronauts was "technically feasible", he said, but the crewed launch study made it clear, "we have to move that launch date to 2019". "It's unfortunate, but predictable", Phillip Larson, a former senior advisor for space and innovation in the Obama administration, told BuzzFeed News.

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  • SK envoys to hold talks in China

    Mr Moon has advocated dialogue with the North as well as sanctions, adopting a more conciliatory stance than his predecessor. Moon did not express a negative view of the 2015 "comfort women" agreement, the official told reporters. On Wednesday, Moon officially assumed the post of president of South Korea. Regional experts have believed for months that North Korea is preparing for its sixth nuclear test.

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  • BMW set to show off new 8-Series coupe

    BMW set to show off new 8-Series coupe

    Claims and dreams like that don't come cheap, so expect a six-figure asking price when the BMW 8 Series is officially revealed next year. Last but not least, the Edition M Sport Shadow is just as it sounds, with black headlight units, black inserts for the front and rear lights, black kidney grille surround and chrome black exhaust tips.

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  • 'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

    Buffett also used the meeting to criticise USA bank, Wells Fargo & Co for failing to stop employees from signing up customers for bogus accounts even after learning it was happening, causing a scandal which is still impacting the bank. "It is a huge tax cut for guys like me", he told the audience. Asked if he had stopped buying, Buffett said: "Maybe, maybe not". In recent years, Buffett has ventured a bit into tech investing but with mixed results.

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  • Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

    Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

    A member of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, monitors in the town of Tabqa, about 55 kilometres (35 miles) west of Raqa city, on April 30, 2017, as they advance in their battle for the Islamic State group's stronghold.

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  • Fire continues to spread in Georgia wildlife refuge

    The main danger on Sunday came on the southeast corner of the fire where it consumed more than 11,000 acres over the weekend, forcing a mandatory evacuation for all residents of St. George emergency manager said the entire unincorporated town of about 2,000 people was under a mandatory evacuation order. County Administrator Shawn Boatright said it will stay open indefinitely.

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  • Average US gas price drops 5 cents, as crude cost falls

    Average US gas price drops 5 cents, as crude cost falls

    Gasoline prices across Topeka dropped almost nine cents in the past week, remaining 18 cents below the national average as the country approaches the summer driving season. Earlier this year, it was predicted that gas prices could reach $2.70 a gallon this summer, but now he said prices could rival last summer's average of $2.19.

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  • Samsung and Google Play Announce Music Partnership

    Samsung and Google Play Announce Music Partnership

    Last week, Samsung said its widely touted artificial intelligence tool Bixby - seen as a rival for Apple's Siri - won't be fully operational in time for the US release of the Galaxy S8 . He confirmed the Google Play app "will be the default music player and music service on new Samsung phones and tablets globally". Google Play Music's usual free trial period only lasts 30 days, CNET noted .

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  • White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

    While members had not seen legislative text for the new proposal as of Thursday afternoon, Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the far-right House Freedom Caucus that largely opposed the first version of the GOP health care bill, said in an interview that the proposed amendment "looks very promising" to his caucus.

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  • Samsung heads for best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs, up 48%

    The South Korean company said operating profit for the first three months of this year was estimated at 9.9 trillion won (£7 billion), up 48% from a year earlier. Ousted president Park Geun-Hye was thrown into jail last week after a court ordered her arrest in connection with the sweeping corruption scandal that brought millions of people onto the streets and saw her impeached.

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  • China's 1st cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 docks with space lab

    China's 1st cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 docks with space lab

    Tiangong-2, which went into space in September a year ago, is China's first space lab "in the strict sense" and a key step in building a permanent space station. Above: A view of the inside Tianzhou-1 and its cargo while in orbit (Framegrab/CCTV). The craft will carry out scientific experiment after reaching the Tiangong 2 space station.

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  • George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

    Bush tweeted. This is the second time this year George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the hospital for pneumonia. In January, Bush was hospitalized for two weeks for treatment of pneumonia. Yesterday, Bush was said to be gaining strength and in good spirits. The 41st president is also referred to as "Bush 41", "Bush the Elder" and "Bush Senior" to distinguish him from his eldest son, George W.

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