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Saudi Arabia announce the start and end of the holy month based on the testimonies of members of the public who observe the crescent moon . In Dubai, the Dubai Media Office sent out a tweet announcing the beginning of the month." Eid Mubarak ".
  • Solar Probe Plus: NASA to launch mission into Sun's atmosphere next year

    Solar Probe Plus: NASA to launch mission into Sun's atmosphere next year

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    That will be considerably closer than any other spacecraft, and the mission will subject the probe to brutal heat and radiation like no other man-made structure before. In October 1958, the first long-range plans for a solar probe was first laid down at the University of Chicago , informed by Parker's findings. Inside the sun's outer atmosphere - the corona - a variety of instruments will take direct measurements of the energetic particles (electrons, protons, and ions) zipping around.
  • Google Photos Gets Archive Feature on Android, iOS, and Web

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    As reported by 9to5Google, the feature is now rolling out to Android users. Today, another improvement has been added to the app , which enables Google Photos users to tag themselves in a picture. It can be found when you browse through the saved photos and when you do so, you can choose to select them all at once. It may not be truly helpful but will be handy when you like to hide bills or other captured items that are not immediately required.
  • Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

    Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

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    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias". His wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, accompanied him. Later that day, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters only that the Western Wall was "clearly in Jerusalem", a fact no one denies, but a question Trump will nearly ...
  • Deputy killed in Montana Tuesday identified

    Deputy killed in Montana Tuesday identified

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    Tuesday. Officers put spike strips on the road that the vehicle ran over them but continued another 30 miles (48 kilometers) on Interstate 90. The passenger was shot and transported to a Missoula hospital, while the driver was taken into custody without incident.
  • Qualcomm sues four Apple contract manufacturers

    Qualcomm sues four Apple contract manufacturers

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    Moreover, Qualcomm said the manufacturers continue to pay royalties for use of Qualcomm technology in non-Apple products, under the same contract agreements being disputed by Apple . The FTC brought the lawsuit against Qualcomm for anticompetitive patent-licensing practices in January in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
  • Google Is Building a New Virtual Reality Headset

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    Google's Daydream View VR headset. Luckily, new devices are joining DayDream, including the highly successful Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus through a software update this summer, and the ZenFone AR. Google isn't the first Qualcomm customer to make use of the Snapdragon 835 VR Platform. The company says each headset will feature Vr-optimized displays, optics, and sensors.
  • Shocking video shows daredevil teens climbing Golden Gate Bridge

    Shocking video shows daredevil teens climbing Golden Gate Bridge

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    At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District General Manager Dennis Mulligan had stern words for the duo. "In case anyone bad or with bad intentions wants to try this", said Teatime in his interview with CBS. It's really tight. They have motion detectors, cameras.
  • Apple rolls out iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 updates

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    Those using the Apple Watch should install watchOS 3.2.2 , patching a total of 12 CVE-listed vulnerabilities, four of which could be targeted for remote code execution. Remember that the Apple Watch must be on its charger, charged to at least 50 percent, and within range of your iPhone, which itself must be on Wi-Fi.
  • Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera filters to Instagram

    Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera filters to Instagram

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    Over the passage of time, Instagram has seen mammoth growth. Instagram also added the ability to type a hashtag in your story, which will take users to a Hashtag story for that particular hashtag. Like with mentions, you can add hashtags using regular text as well and people watching your story will be able to tap the hashtag sticker or text to go to the hashtag page and explore related posts.
  • PHOTO McKayla Maroney and her thong were not hacked

    PHOTO McKayla Maroney and her thong were not hacked

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    McKayla Maroney is no longer the innocent young girl her fans may remember from the 2012 Olympics. The 21-year-old took over the Internet with her "not impressed" face at the 2012 London Games. "I don't mean to freak anybody out". "Growing up in the social media world, it's tough", Maroney said in an interview with Seventeen . If you got it, flaunt it.
  • Next Moto X Won't Be Coming With MotoMod?

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    The standard Moto C will start at €89 for a 3G-only model with 8 GB storage , while a 4G counterpart will start at €99, also with 8 GB storage . Moto G5 sports Qualcomm snapdragon 430 chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz Octa-core process promises a decently fast performance in its price segment.
  • Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts

    Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts

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    It was a milestone moment, nonetheless: the 200th spacewalk in the construction and maintenance of the orbiting outpost. The spacewalk is expected to last around 6,5 hours. The Friday spacewalk marks Fischer's first walk in space, and he is. enthusiastic. It's the ninth spacewalk for Whitson, who already holds the American record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut, and the first for Fischer.
  • Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat

    Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat

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    Chinese internet giant Tencent said Saturday it was "deeply sorry" its messaging app WeChat was blocked in Russian Federation, adding it was in touch with authorities to resolve the issue. It is produced by China's IT giant Tencent. Access to China's most popular social media platform has been restricted since May 4, according to information posted on the Russian regulator's website.
  • Lessons on sharing wealth and knowledge from Buffett's star stock pickers

    Lessons on sharing wealth and knowledge from Buffett's star stock pickers

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    Buffett repeated his "I hate cash" refrain during an CNBC interview on Friday - but for a man who hates it, the self-styled king of compound interest holds a lot of it. Berkshire first bought IBM in 2011. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A).
  • Strong earthquakes hit BC-Alaska border near Mosquito Lake

    Strong earthquakes hit BC-Alaska border near Mosquito Lake

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    The initial large quake hit around 4:30 a.m. The quake was followed by multiple aftershocks Monday morning, including a quake that the USGS says was even larger. She said she had spoken to police in the town of Haines about 30 miles south and they also had not gotten reports of injuries or damage from the first quake.
  • Google Maps now automatically translates reviews to your language

    Google Maps now automatically translates reviews to your language

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    According to Google , its latest Neutrals Machine Translation has been loaded with nine Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. On the behavioural aspects, the report highlighted that 99% of Indian language users access internet through their mobile devices. The new Gboard comes with a feature that makes it easy to resize and reposition the keyboard according to a user's need.
  • India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

    India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

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    It will be an excellent way to track the cattle as relevant details will be easily available.The recommendations have been made amidst reports of various incidents over cow-vigilantism from all over the contry. These tags cost Rs 8 apiece and are light weighted. "In order to prevent smuggling of non-milking/retired cattle, measures may be taken to create sustainable housing models, dry dairies, in every block, which could be self-sustaining by linking its operations to production of manure ...
  • Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

    Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

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    Record-breaking NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to shatter another mark, and you and your students can celebrate this historic event with some fun and educational resources that will enhance your students' knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
  • Call of Duty: WWII Officially Unveiled by Activision and Sledgehammer Games

    Call of Duty: WWII Officially Unveiled by Activision and Sledgehammer Games

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    Signs that the Call of Duty series was heading back to this period have been around since February when Activision CFO Thomas Tippl hinted at it during an earnings conference call. Co-studio heads and founders Michale Condrey and Glen Schofield previously worked at Visceral on the Dead Space series. And with the new images supplied, we also know that it will not be a World at War sequel.
  • Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring

    Mets LF Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring

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    Cespedes exited Thursday's game against the Phillies with an undisclosed injury, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. Though Collins declined to offer further details, sources said Flores' infection has affected his left knee and that he might have had to spend Thursday night at a hospital receiving treatment.
  • Cassini Heads Toward Final Close Encounter with Titan

    Cassini Heads Toward Final Close Encounter with Titan

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    And in recent years, one of the greatest reminders of this is the volume of research and images sent back to Earth from NASA's Cassini spacecraft , which first entered Saturn's system in 2004. The spacecraft will dive in between Saturn and its rings to study its composition before falling into planet's atmosphere. The spacecraft will examine the lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbons in the northern polar region of Titan.
  • Brake Issue Results in the Recall of 53000 Tesla Cars

    Brake Issue Results in the Recall of 53000 Tesla Cars

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    Tesla has issued a report stating that 53,000 of its vehicles are to be recalled due to a fault with their parking brakes. Tesla is recalling 53,000 of its Model S and Model X vehicles assembled in 2016 to replace faulty electronic parking brakes.
  • Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'

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    President Donald Trump signed a "Buy American" executive order in Wisconsin on Tuesday. The order accords with Trump's campaign promise to review visa programs so as to prioritize American workers. The Chamber of Commerce added that it would be a "mistake to close the door on high-skilled workers" who can contribute to the growth and expansion of American businesses and make the USA more competitive around the world.
  • "Super-Earth" offers chance for life outside solar system

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    Many astronomers consider planets orbiting red dwarf stars to be excellent candidates for extraterrestrial life - more so than planets orbiting stars similar to the Sun - in part because red dwarfs are by far the most numerous type around. In contrast with the TRAPPIST-1 star, LHS 1140 spins slowly and does not emit much high-energy radiation, which also may help the likelihood of life on its planet.
  • Russian investigators question new suspect over metro bombing

    Russian investigators question new suspect over metro bombing

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    The FSB said it detained the man - named as Abror Azimov - today in the Odintsovo suburb of Moscow , describing him as "originally from Central Asia", in a statement quoted by RIA Novosti news agency. Russia's Federal Security Service has detained a person who could have been involved in the explosion in the St. Petersburg Metro, as part of the criminal investigation launched by the Investigative Committee, the center said in a statement, RT reports.