• Apple unveils new 'HomePod' speaker
Apple unveils new 'HomePod' speaker

With that in mind, how does the new HomePod stack up against the dominant Echo? That's almost twice the $180 that the standard Echo costs. Apple , in a bid to make HomePod understand voice-commands in a single attempt, has incorporated a six-microphone array with advanced echo cancellation that enables Siri to recognise people whether ...

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  • South Australian nurse confirmed as London attack victim
South Australian nurse confirmed as London attack victim

James McMullan (32 ), the one Briton missing since the London Bridge terror attack , was nearly certainly among the dead. She was from Loxton in southern Australia and had been working in the United Kingdom as a nurse. "He was hit in the neck with a knife". It was unclear if Ms Boden was hurt when terrorists used a van to run down pedestrians ...

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  • Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections
Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

A health insurance cost increase equal to 20% of income would not be affordable, leading such an individual to become uninsured due to the AHCA. Obamacare is said to bring a new revolution in the health insurance industry in the US. "We were promised full coverage by the Affordable Care Act and have about 26 million people uninsured now", Buc...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Manila attack
ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Manila attack

Dozens of people have been killed after a gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital, Manila , firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, according to officials. Police later searched a auto and found registration information which they haven't made public. A lone security guard panicked when she saw the suspect's automatic rifle, Al...

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  • Australia's economy marks record 26 years without recession
Australia's economy marks record 26 years without recession

The Australian dollar rose after first-quarter economic growth met expectations , soothing concerns of a deeper slowdown signaled by the Reserve Bank of Australia. "This broad-based growth was tempered by falls in exports and dwelling investment". Australia holds the world record for avoiding a recession and enjoying 26 years of uninterrupted ...

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  • Nadal, Djokovic held up in Paris by weather
Nadal, Djokovic held up in Paris by weather

Carreno Busta upset fifth seed Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (2) 6-7 (6) 6-4 8-6 in an epic battle that lasted four hours and 22 minutes during Sunday's quarter-final. Djokovic overcame a major career hurdle last summer when he finally won his first French Open , giving him the career Grand Slam and solidifying himself as a tennis legend.

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  • Irish police say one London attacker had Irish ID
Irish police say one London attacker had Irish ID

Rachid Redouane (30), one of three men responsible for killing seven people and injuring scores of others last weekend, married London-born Charisse Ann O'Leary in Dublin in 2012 and gave an address in Rathmines. It was not known whether the man had been given paperwork after arriving in Ireland to claim asylum or if he had an ID card issued und...

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  • Sri Lanka mudslide, flood deaths rise to 126; 97 missing
Sri Lanka mudslide, flood deaths rise to 126; 97 missing

In 2003, flash floods killed about 260 people. With more downpours expected on Monday, rescuers raced to evacuate people from the most vulnerable areas. A second Indian vessel was due to arrive in Colombo on Sunday, with a third expected Monday, the government said. The United Nations has promised to donate water purification tablets, tents a...

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  • Gov. Brown Commits California to Work with China on Clean Technology
Gov. Brown Commits California to Work with China on Clean Technology

Trump has faced a strong backlash both in the U.S. and overseas for his decision to leave the Paris accord. Brown is in the middle of a weeklong trip to China , where he has signed similar agreements with leaders from Sichuan and Jiangsu provinces.

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  • San Francisco probing whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances
San Francisco probing whether Uber, Lyft are public nuisances

City Attorney Dennis Herrera said on Monday he was looking for records in order to investigate into Uber and Lyft's success in satisfactorily serving underprivileged neighborhoods and the disabled and if their drivers present danger on the streets.

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  • Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections
Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

It also suggests that attackers may also have been laying groundwork for future subversive activity. Graham wrote . "The second is that when they print things out, they includes these invisible dots, so documents can be tracked". To date, no evidence of tampering with vote tallies or registration rolls has emerged. The attack sketched out in the ...

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  • Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation
Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

More action could come next week when a report on Uber's culture by former Attorney General Eric Holder is likely to be made public. Employees were told that those fired were terminated for a range of reasons, including sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination.

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  • Cuts Stake in CarMax, Inc (KMX)
Cuts Stake in CarMax, Inc (KMX)

Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP) has 0.00% since June 6, 2016 and is. Among 4 analysts covering Asanko Gold ( TSE:AKG ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. It also reduced Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) stake by 4,000 shares and now owns 16,500 shares. Shares of CarMax, Inc (KMX ) traded up 1.75% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $63.93.

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  • Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood
Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. The dispute comes less than a month after Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for Muslim nations to unite against extremism. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the move was rooted in longstanding differences and urged the parties to ...

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  • China detains undercover activist probing Ivanka shoe supplier
China detains undercover activist probing Ivanka shoe supplier

But China Labor Watch's executive director Li Qiang said that it was the first time in 17 years of investigations spanning hundreds of factories that their activists have been arrested by police. In May it issued an interim report on working conditions at Huajian's factories, citing long hours and low pay, among other issues. "China has...

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  • What is Recommendation from Analysts on GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)?
What is Recommendation from Analysts on GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)?

Therefore 56% are positive. Today, Experian plc (NASDAQ:EXPGY) stock was downgraded by Jefferies Group LLC from Buy to Hold. They now have a GBX 245 ($3.17) price target on the financial services provider's stock. The Company's divisions include West Africa; East Africa, and New Ventures. About 1.96M shares traded or 10.73% up from the average....

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  • Trump says Qatar dispute could end terror
Trump says Qatar dispute could end terror

The dramatic snapping of diplomatic ties by top Arab countries with Qatar , led by the Saudi Arabia , will test Bangladesh's foreign policy as the country has special relations with Saudi Arabia, and its manpower export to Qatar is huge. The official says Qatar has made progress in stopping financing for terrorist groups but has more work to do. ...

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  • Ossoff declines nationally televised debate with Handel
Ossoff declines nationally televised debate with Handel

He said it's Handel who is the partisan rubber stamp. "I do not support a livable wage", she said. Handel pointed to her track record of cutting spending, balancing budgets and fighting for lower taxes. Georgia's 6th Congressional District covers numerous northern suburbs of Atlanta , including parts of Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties. Hand...

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  • Sears at Midway Mall in Elyria set to close
Sears at Midway Mall in Elyria set to close

In 2002, Kmart filed for bankruptcy before being picked up by Sears Holdings. The exact date it will be closed has not officially been released yet. The Sears department store in Valley View Mall was not on the list. Long before the ascendance of Walmart, and decades before Amazon was even born, the Sears catalog was how many Americans lear...

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  • VirnetX Holding Corp Posted gains of 16.88% in the Last Trade
VirnetX Holding Corp Posted gains of 16.88% in the Last Trade

While trading at volume below than average, Pepsico, Inc. TXMD share have plunged by -27.9% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and retreated -7.76% in the last month. In this case, shares are 164.71% higher from $1.7, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on March 23, 2017, and are keeping their losses at 45.16% for the past six month...

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