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North Korea might launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Saturday, as the country marks the anniversary of its founding, South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Thursday. Washington has presented a draft United Nations resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers.
  • First Tesla Model 3 electric car rolling off production line

    First Tesla Model 3 electric car rolling off production line

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    Tesla is coming off a rough week in which General Motors (GM) retook the lead as the most valuable US automaker. Despite being mass-market, the auto is fast and accelerates from zero to 60 miles within six seconds. Tesla , by tradition, delivers the first new auto off the line to the first customer to pay full price once the vehicle officially goes on sale. Up until this year, access was free for the vehicle.
  • India orders Kashmir clampdown ahead of anniversary of militant killing

    India orders Kashmir clampdown ahead of anniversary of militant killing

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    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir ), July 7: A day ahead of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have beefed up security in the Valley to prevent terrorists and separatists from observing the day. The concerns of the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir Government have augmented as the annual Amaranth Yatra is going on in the state. "However, if the situation aggravates, we may be forces to take harsh measures", a senior police officer said, wishing anonymity.
  • Martian Soil More Toxic To Life Than Before

    Martian Soil More Toxic To Life Than Before

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    Science fiction authors have been imagining life on Mars for generations, and scientists have been looking for signs of life on the red planet for decades. According to the latest research that was published in Scientific Reports , the martian surface may actually be toxic to bacteria. This makes the surface "microbe-killers".
  • Pistons trade Marcus Morris to Celtics for Avery Bradley

    Pistons trade Marcus Morris to Celtics for Avery Bradley

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    It's going to hurt the Celtics to lose one of their homegrown talents, but Bradley likely would have been priced out of the team's plans by next season. Plus, it would have been a nightmare trying to organize the rest of the team while also giving Bradley a max contract next summer, so this way he keeps the value of Jae Crowder's low salary and still has elite defense with Marcus Smart .
  • Microsoft Expected To Cut An Estimated 5000 Employees

    Microsoft Expected To Cut An Estimated 5000 Employees

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    Microsoft said revenue from its "Intelligent Cloud " rose 11 percent from a year earlier to $6.8 billion. Going forward, Microsoft plans to "use employees who are more knowledgeable about specific verticals so they can sell bigger packages", the report notes.
  • Andromeda Will Not Receive Single-Player DLC

    Andromeda Will Not Receive Single-Player DLC

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    Fans of Mass Effect: Andromeda have been on a roller coaster of emotions for the last two days over news about future expansions with single-player content for the game. Producer Fernando Melo took to Twitter to confirm BioWare doesn't "hire fake companies" to work on DLC and patches , while producer Mike Gamble tweeted he's "never heard of Sinclair Networks ".
  • Andy Murray pulls out of second match at Hurlingham with sore hip

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    British duo Andy Murray and Johanna Konta both face a race against time to be fit for their first-round matches at Wimbledon on Monday. "If the weather is good I am sure we will practice ". "There is no guarantee that I won't do well at Wimbledon, but it certainly would have helped to have had more matches". You need to feel confident in your body, otherwise what's the point? "I love playing on grass, it has been my most successful surface in my career and if I could get to three it would ...
  • Google halts Gmail scanning for targeted ads

    Google halts Gmail scanning for targeted ads

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    Users will be able to change those settings at any time, including disabling ads personalisation. Alongside the announcement, Greene outlined the importance of the G Suite. The company also claimed that over 1.2 billion people now use the G Suite Gmail service and the free consumer Gmail service, and that more than 3 million paying companies use G Suite.
  • Google Pixel 2 smartphones codenames revealed

    Google Pixel 2 smartphones codenames revealed

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    As soon as we have new information regarding the smartphones we will let you know. The new details presented by the leak were published by XDA-Developers, who claim that their source is reliable and that the new information presents near finalized specifications for the upcoming two models.
  • Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets

    Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets

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    The BSE and NSE will remain closed on Monday on the occasion of Id Ul Fitr. The 30-share Sensex rose over 75 points in morning trade and shot up to 31,365.39, but quickly lost momentum to hit the day's low of 31,110.39. The Nifty PSU Bank index dropped as much as 1.2 percent. The Nifty Auto index fell as much as 1.3 percent. Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 3 stocks falling to every 1 stock that advanced.
  • Microsoft to bring OneDrive support to iOS 11 Files app

    Microsoft to bring OneDrive support to iOS 11 Files app

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    Apple has confirmed that its iOS 11 operating system, launched at WWDC on Monday , won't be available for the iPhone 5, iPhone 5C or iPad 4 when it rolls out later this year. It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices. Combined with yesterday's items, this covers pretty much all of the stuff Apple announced last night.