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Total War: Warhammer 2 Announced, Offers A "New Style" Of Campaign

Total War: Warhammer II features four races, the High Elves , Dark Elves , Lizardmen , and "a fourth yet to be revealed ", all based on the Warhammer Fantasy Battles setting. It follows up on the hit real-time strategy game from a year ago and is the second title in the planned trilogy. While there are still areas of the world that have yet to be made, they'll likely appear in the final major expansion of the game.

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Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

The Senate committee also announced Monday it will hear testimony from Jared Kushner, a senior advisor and the son-in-law of Trump, about his meeting during the transition with the top executive of a Russian bank on which the US had slapped sanctions.

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Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

The astronaut will serve as commander for Expedition 51 to the International Space Station next month, making her not only the first female astronaut to command a mission to the station but also the first to do so twice. Last week, during during a spacewalk by Kimbrough and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, cables connecting a docking port extension on the outboard port of the Tranquility module were disconnected.

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Greenlight's Einhorn says supportive of GM's Barra

GM said its board of directors has carefully considered the plan but has rejected it, saying it creates "unacceptable risks". Einhorn's plan for GM is similar to the plan he proposed to Apple Inc. The dividend shares would trade separately from the current class of GM common stock and would receive all the current dividend payments. According to Greenlight, dividing General Motors shares into "dividend shares" and "capital appreciation shares" would divide investors into two groups with ...

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There's Been A Big Samsung Galaxy S8 Leak, Here's What We Know

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it would sell refurbished or rental versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, marking a second life for a device that triggered the firm's most embarrassing recall in its history. Environmental groups including Greenpeace have been protesting Samsung for a while now, calling for the company to recycle and reuse the millions of Galaxy Note 7 devices it recalled.

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Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm advance to Match Play final

But Tanihara was unable to sink his birdie putt to prolong the match, enabling Johnson to recover by salvaging par and setting up an eagerly-anticipated showdown with Rahm. The withdrawal is not all that surprising, especially considering what Johnson said Sunday evening in Austin: "I don't know". It was the second time, Johnson was brought to the 18th hole on Sunday.

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Man Turns Self In To Police After Fatal Midtown Stabbing

Police say Jackson was carrying the flyer with his photo when he walked into the station, and he said,"I'm the person you're looking for". Police said the suspect walked into a police substation in Times Square a little after midnight. James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York , Wednesday, March 22, 2017. It was unclear when he might get a lawyer who could comment on his case.

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Supreme Court Increases School Standards For Students With Disabilities

They then sued the school district for reimbursement, alleging a violation of the federal law which promises a "free appropriate public education" to children disabilities. v. Douglas County School District ). Educational plans for them, he said , must still be "appropriately ambitious in light of his circumstances". As a result of the decision, Bossing said, "we'll see schools start to think more carefully about how they can support students with disabilities and how they can make progress ...

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Global climate breaks multiple records in 2016: WMO

Rising ocean temperatures that are melting polar ice sheets, killing marine life and flooding coastal communities may have increased more than previously reported last year, the WMO said in a report Tuesday. The melting of sea ice and changes in the Arctic are also leading to a shift in atmospheric circulation patterns impacting other parts of the world.

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Google mobile app, website redesign adds search shortcuts

On May 21, Google announced an update to its Search feature: a new option that allows you to simply "tap" on shortcuts located underneath the search box. Although shortcuts won't initially show ads after you tap them, Google typically sells marketing space if a feature or service becomes popular. Right now, Google says these "tappable shortcuts" are available to users in the U.S., and it's unclear when they might be available elsewhere.

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Violet Galaxy S8 seemingly leaked in new spy shots

Forbes noted that the shiny finish was introduced by Apple with the iPhone 4 but it was Samsung that made the material popular. Samsung devices may have used facial recognition features for unlocking device before, but this new adaptation will extend the technology to support secure financial transactions.

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Patty's Day quandary: corned beef vs. Lenten Friday

Patrick's Day this Friday, people are preparing and excited to eat traditional foods including corned beef and other savory treats. Father Arceneaux says its been a couple of years since they've had a Friday to be excused during lent season.

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New Series Image and trailer

Longtime fans will see new enemies and old characters like Missy, the Daleks, and the Mondasian Cybermen. Pearl Mackie will join him as his newest companion, Bill Potts. The TV series suffered a decrease in ratings recently, but Capaldi said that his last season will refresh the series in ways that will remind the audience that the Doctor is alien, no matter how human he looks and sometimes acts.

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UP Polls: Elaborate security arrangements made for last phase

Varanasi Cantonment has 24 candidates and Kerakat seat in Jaunpur district just six. In all, 535 candidates, including 40 (BSP), 32 (BJP), 31 (SP), 9 (Congress), 21 (RLD) and 5 (NCP) are in the fray in this phase. Mayawati said Modi and his ministers are camping in Varanasi and their teams led are moving from house to house, knocking on doors for votes. The expectations are similar to ones the BJP had from the 2015 Bihar election, which ended horribly for the party.

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Women Of NASA Legos Coming Soon

The idea is the brainchild of science writer and researcher Maia Weinstock , who told Lego that it should highlight the efforts of prominent female scientists, engineers and astronauts. It beat out eleven other projects in the Lego Ideas competition, which each had to receive votes from 10,000 supporters to be eligible. The first day of Women's History Month kicked off with an inspiring new toy for kids: Lego's Women of NASA set .

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Crashes as Near-Term Fed Rate Hike Odds Rise

Expectations for pro-growth policies have fueled business and consumer optimism and sent the stock market soaring. US stock indexes are pointed toward mixed to slightly lower openings when the NY day session begins, after scoring record highs on Wednesday.

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Dow streak of record closes ends at 12

The Dow spiked more than 300 points (1.5 percent) by 1 p.m. ET, peaking at 21,141 points at 12:30 p.m. The S&P rose 32 points, or 1.4 percent, to 2,395 and the Nasdaq increased 78 points, or 1.3 percent, to 5,904. Industrial and energy shares also surged as the S&P 500 index rallied the most since the day after the election. The South Korean market is closed for a public holiday.

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YouTube TV Streaming Service To Launch At $35

YouTube TV will first launch in large US markets. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki‏ said people around the world watch one billion hours of YouTube content each day, and younger generations don't want to consume television through traditional channels.

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Donald Trump: Wall building 'soon' and 'ahead of schedule'

Trump criticized the use of anonymous sources . "I'll make sure that we're here a lot". "I'm against the people that make up stories and make up sources", he said . The president reiterated his commitment to building a border wall and repealing Obamacare. "All of the sudden, the story became the media is the enemy, they take the word fake out", Trump said.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus On Screen Home Button Pictured

Evan Blass, a well-known leak source, has posted a photo of the Galaxy Tab S3 depicting the said device with a keyboard case. This is in any case one of the functions expected for the Samsung Galaxy S7, which now has a Price cut of 430 euros not to be missed, soberly titled "Samsung Flow".

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Best and worst cities for traffic in South Africa

According to research by Inrix , in 2016, LA residents spent 104 hours in traffic jams, whereas for Moscow the figure was 91 hours. Stamford was tied with Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, Texas for the next worst rush hour commutes, with traffic at a crawl 22 percent of the time.

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This origami-inspired shield absorbs handgun bullets

Engineers with Brigham Young University have developed a new type of foldable bulletproof shield called the origami shield, and it aims to keep police officers safe from handgun bullets without being too burdensome or hard to deploy. Engineers said that the Kevlar barrier was created to be both protective and stiff, while also maintaining a certain degree of flexibility. Researchers believe their bulletproof shield will not only be efficient for law enforcement, but it can also be deployed ...

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Facebook copies Snapchat again with a 'new' WhatsApp feature

He even pointed out that this feature is quite secure because the Status updates users will share are end-to-end encrypted . The popular feature, on the social network that's giving Facebook a run for the money, lets people post a string of photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours.

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All Blacks' legend Carter 'sorry' for drink-driving

It's alleged that Carter did not have his driving licence on him, and his blood alcohol level measured at 0.98 grams of alcohol per litre of blood, almost twice the legal limit of 0.5 grams. Five-eighth Carter is in the second season of a stint at Paris club Racing 92. Carter played for 112 times for New Zealand and has World Cup winning medals for both 2011 and 2015 although he suffered an injury during the group stages of the former ruling him out for the majority of the competition.

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Lamborghini Recalls Ultra-Rare Veneno Supercar, Aventador Due To Fire Risk

They also identified that there is a greater risk of contact between hot gasses and fuel vapor if the cars are misused, which include over-revving while at idle or using aftermarket exhaust. Lamborghini said that doing any of these "can generate big flame". Although Lamborghini luxury cars are excellent even when factory tuned, there are some owners that add aftermarket performance upgrades for their cars.

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How to spot your other half is 'Netflix cheating'!

If you thought your significant other wasn't watching your favorite new show without you, think again. And 60% of cheaters say they'd do it more often if they felt they could get away with it! Behind OITNB , the most popular cheater shows include The Walking Dead , Breaking Bad , and, of course, Stranger Things .

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

The young leader is planning a "prime time " nuclear weapons push this year to take advantage of a leadership transition in South Korea - where the president has been impeached - and the USA, a high-ranking North Korean defector said recently.

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Best pictures from protest against Trump's Muslim ban in London

Dilowar Khan, chief executive of East London Mosque, said: 'We believe in a multicultural society, we believe in equality but Donald Trump is damaging the social fabric of our society'. A few days ago the U.S. President Donald Trump held a meeting in Washington with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, the first world leader who visited the White House for negotiations with the newly elected POTUS, and that does have a reasonable explanation.

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India calls for 'credible crackdown' after Pakistan detains Mumbai attack suspect

They described the action against Saeed as a result of "foreign pressure". Exercises such as yesterdays orders against Hafiz Saeed and others have been carried out by Pakistan in the past also. Saeed's arrest has been long sought by both the Indian and the American government. According to Indian officials, "Pakistan has played the game of putting him under arrest whenever there has been worldwide pressure, and then releasing him after the pressure eases off, mostly after court's orders".

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Launch pegged for March 29th as new details emerge

The displays on both phones will allegedly include a touch-sensitive portion on the lower part of the display that'll distinguish between different screen presses, similar to Apple's 3D Touch functionality. Unlike the earlier rumor that one of these phones will feature a flat display , both S8s will feature a curved edge design. Blass reports that Samsung will go with 3000 and 3500 mAh batteries in the 5.8- and 6.2-inch models of the phone, respectively.

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Science goes rogue: U.S. government agencies tackle Trump on Twitter

As part of a growing trend, NASA employees created today a network of unofficial accounts on the Twitter platform as a form of resistance to President Donald Trump. The rapid proliferation of these tweets responds to internal government guidelines that several agencies involved in environmental issues have received since Trump's inauguration, requiring them to curb their dissemination of information to the public.

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Silicon Valley Slams Elon Musk for Tweeting Rex Tillerson Support

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced that they will vote to confirm former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be President Donald Trump's choice for US secretary of state. He was unable to address concerns about global conflicts, unable and unwilling to address policy and conflict issues related to his tenure at Exxon - including the most critical issue of climate change - and unwilling to condemn blatant human rights violations.

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Japan launches first X-band defence communication satellite

The ministry says it is the first of three satellites that will replace three civilian ones now used by Japan's military. It was built by DSN Corporation for the Japanese Ministry of Defence. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the military is operating further from Japan's home islands as it takes on a bigger role to counter growing Chinese military activity in the region.

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After Backlash, USDA Lifts Gag-Order On Taxpayer-Funded Research

The memo also ordered that no new posts be made to any agency blogs, that staff send a list of any external speaking arrangements, that no new documents be uploaded to any public website, and that "incoming media requests will be carefully screened".

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Amazon and Apple will now allow third-party audiobook sales in EU

The European Commission had been looking into the exclusivity arrangement since it received a complaint from the German Publishers and Booksellers Association. "Audible and Apple hold a strong position with their offer of digital audiobooks in Germany". Apple and Amazon have agreed to cease all exclusivity obligations previously put in place between the two companies regarding the supply and distribution of audiobooks through iTunes and Audible (via Reuters ).

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Deutsche Bank finalizes $7.2 billion settlement

Europe's biggest lender Deutsche Bank and the US Department of Justice have reached an agreement over its sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to the government agency. "This resolution holds Deutsche Bank accountable for its illegal conduct and irresponsible lending practices, which caused serious and lasting damage to investors and the American public", US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in the release.

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ISI behind Kanpur train accidents: Bihar police

On Wednesday, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju suggested that he does not want to jump to conclusions and link Pakistani ISI with the Kanpur train accident which took place on 20 November previous year. The police believe that the three accused were responsible for the Kanpur train derailment. Sources said they were working under instructions from an ISI agent, a Nepal citizen based in Dubai.

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Sikh Soldier's Punjabi song full of grievances, goes viral

Let the troops have the confidence in senior leadership of the army that their grievances, genuine of otherwise, will be addressed in right earnest. "One who is married to us, she feels neither married nor unmarried", sings the soldier in Punjabi in the video.

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Reliance Jio may soon launch a VoLTE feature phone below Rs 1500

The integration of VoLTE support in budget smartphones will be indeed a big bonus for users who are facing a cash crunch. We expect the addition of a 4-inch display in Rs. The offer also enables you to experience the exclusive apps developed by Reliance Jio from within your handset. The current offer will end on March 31, 2017.

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Nokia Not Stopping With the Nokia 6, More Announcements Set for MWC

Display: The Nokia 6 smartphone packs a 5.5-inch full-HD display enveloped in 2.5D Gorilla Glass. A new variant of HMD Global Oy's Nokia 6 carrying model number TA-1003 was spotted on Bluetooth certification website, alongside the TA-1000 model.