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Super Mario Kart Didn't Really Start Out That Way On

Super Mario Kart Didn't Really Start Out That Way On

We're not sure if the changes to Gold Mario are simply cosmetic but we're very sure that unlocking Gold Mario is going to be a daunting task for many players. As the current Switch gaming console is not comfortable to use for all age-group, Nintendo is aiming to develop a mini version to give more comfortable gaming experience to children too . Read More

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Activision Sending New Call of Duty Back to WWII

Activision Sending New Call of Duty Back to WWII

While we are still awaiting details to arrive for Call of Duty: WWII through official channels, newly leaked information prepares us for things to come. It was the problem that the company needed to address on the " Call of Duty: WWII ". "A next generation game with the latest production values and robustness in a World War 2 setting like Band of Brothers would be incredible", he said. Read More

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Mets slugger Cespedes limps off with hamstring cramp

Mets slugger Cespedes limps off with hamstring cramp

Wilmer Flores is dealing with a joint infection as well, leaving the team dangerously shorthanded as they head into a very important series. The New York Daily News reported Flores spent Wednesday night in the hospital. "We'll grind it out - we always have, we always will", Collins said following the game Thursday. He is 6-2 with a 2.47 ERA in 15 career games (nine starts) against the Mets. Read More

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Trump Says He'll Mark 100 Days With Pennsylvania Rally

President Donald Trump will travel to Harrisburg next weekend for his first rally in Pennsylvania since taking office. United States president Donald Trump has pledged to mark his 100th day in office with a "BIG" rally in Pennsylvania. His staff also turned down invitations to be guests at the event. During the campaign he even released a "100-day action plan to Make America Great Again". Read More

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Prince Fans To Mark Anniversary Of His Death

In tribute to the late artist, fans posted songs, friends shared memories and celebrities shared #RIPPrince messages, just as they had on the day of the musician's untimely overdose death on April 21, 2016. The estate of Prince quickly objected and a United States District Court judge in Minnesota granted a temporary restraining order. A relatively cheaper option - $549 general admission passes - was still available midweek. Read More

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United States Spacecraft To Take Slingshot Dive Inside Saturn's Rings

United States Spacecraft To Take Slingshot Dive Inside Saturn's Rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is all set for its final close encounter with Saturn's largest moon Titan , the U.S. space agency has said . With its Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) visible light camera, Cassini will capture both regional and global mosaics of the hemisphere facing the spacecraft, focusing especially on mid-southern latitudes, including a basin named Hotei Regio, which appears to have had active ice volcanoes in its recent past. Read More

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Facebook makes AR push, launches VR app

And now you can use this new technology too. Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook . The highlighted features of the AR platform on Facebook include object recognition, 3D effects and exact location. At F8 yesterday, Facebook also launched a new virtual reality app, Facebook Spaces , which is created to let users hang out in virtual environments "as if you were in the same room". Read More

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Facebook out to read minds

Facebook out to read minds

At least, when it comes to what you'd like to say or type. Oculus has already dealt with some blowback for its Terms and Conditions which give Facebook access to your movements and where you're looking in VR, what these scandals look like in the future could be even more invasive. Read More

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Allegation of use of chemical weapons in Syria

Allegation of use of chemical weapons in Syria "credible" - OPCW

They recounted the horrific aftermath of a gas attack , saying the town of Khan Sheikhoun was struck by regime warplanes. Assad and his Russian ally dispute both allegations, blaming the Ghouta attack on "militants" and putting forward various scenarios about Khan Sheikhun , including the claim that a rebel chemical weapons storage facility had been bombed, or alternatively that it was a so-called false-flag operation created to attract or provide a pretext for outside intervention. Read More

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LSU gymnastics set to compete for a spot in the Super Six

LSU gymnastics set to compete for a spot in the Super Six

Oklahoma (197.725) and UCLA (197.500) emerged from the first semifinal with Utah (197.050). The top three teams from each semifinal will advance to the Super Six competition Saturday at 8 p.m. " MyKayla Skinner competes with such confidence that it carries over to the rest of the team", praised Farden. Going into this weekend, the Red Rocks main focus is to step it up again, focusing on their landings to get those extra execution points. Read More

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Tune in to the Latest Nintendo Direct Here

Let us know what you think of the scheme in the comments . That's about when we expected it to be released , but it's great to get the final confirmation. Nintendo also confirmed that Splatoon 2 will be compatible with previously released Splatoon amiibo. When is the next Nintendo Direct? "Do not be fooled". Read More

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Axelrod: Trump's Susan Rice allegation 'beneath the dignity of that office'

When asked if Ms. Rice, who has denied leaking the names of Trump associates under surveillance by United States intelligence agencies, had committed a crime , the president said, "Do I think?" Rice on Tuesday confirmed reports that she requested the "unmasking" of names of USA citizens that had been "minimized", or censored, from intelligence reports regarding the surveillance of foreign targets. Read More

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Turkey presses for safe zone in Syria after U.S. missile attack

Turkey presses for safe zone in Syria after U.S. missile attack

The U.S. charged that the planes carrying the chemical weapons flew out of the Shayrat air base, where seven people were killed by the American missiles. "The truth is revealed one more time; a safe zone in northern Syria should absolutely be formed and Syrians who are fleeing from the war should be secured there", Yildirim told a crowd at an inauguration ceremony in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari. Read More

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Samsung Expects First-Quarter Operating Profit to Rise 48%

Samsung Expects First-Quarter Operating Profit to Rise 48%

Park herself was arrested last week on charges such as colluding with Choi to pressure businesses such as Samsung to contribute to foundations that backed her administration's policy initiatives. Prosecutors allege the money was given to obtain government backing for a contentious merger of two Samsung companies in 2015 that served as a key step in passing corporate control to Lee from his ailing father. Read More

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Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips

Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips

While Muller is ruled out against Hoffenheim , Bayern will be able to recall Spanish duo Javi Martinez and Xabi Alonso to the side after they served their suspensions. Dortmund then wrapped up the victory with two goals in the last 10 minutes. With the victory, Dortmund remain on fourth place, one point adrift of third. Read More

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Judge denies U.S. request to delay Baltimore police reform hearing

Judge denies U.S. request to delay Baltimore police reform hearing

The judge's order was tailored specifically to the hearing in Baltimore, but could signal complications for Sessions as he seeks to review agreements already entered into federal courts with earlier Justice Department cooperation. The investigation into Baltimore's police force was sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury while being transported in a police van. Read More

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Marshawn Lynch tells Raiders he's ready to go

Marshawn Lynch tells Raiders he's ready to go

What a story it would be for Marshawn to come out of retirement , and play for his hometown team in Oakland. With so many steps already determined, it really seems like this could a possibility in the near future. Lynch could pair with second-year backs DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard to form a three-headed backfield behind a stout offensive line. "I'm not playing football anymore", Lynch said last June in a "60 Minutes Sports" appearance on Showtime. Read More

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Apple's updated Mac Pro is coming to Canada

Apple's updated Mac Pro is coming to Canada

However, it has been more than three years since the last Mac Pro was released so the company may be anxious that some professional users feel abandoned. No exact dates have been set for the product releases. Apple's base-model Mac Pro, which previously featured a quad-core Intel Xeon CPU, dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs, and 12 GB of DDR3 RAM, has been replaced with an upgraded base-model featuring a hexa-core (6-core) Intel Xeon E5 CPU, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs, and 16 GB of DDR3 RAM for ... Read More

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AOL = Oath, ala Verizon

AOL = Oath, ala Verizon

Armstrong tweeted: Billion+ Consumers, 20+ Brands, Unstoppable Team. Verizon has announced that two of the internet's biggest early names AOL and Yahoo will soon operate under one banner . "LOL OMG.", called the name "a special kind of bad". Another quipped: "What'll be the metric for Oath's success as a company?" Then, along came more made up words-as-company-names: "Tegna" and "Tronc". Read More

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Indian Open: Sindhu to take on South Korea's Ji Hyun in semis

Indian Open: Sindhu to take on South Korea's Ji Hyun in semis

Sindhu awaits her revenge from Rio 2016 fuego where Carolina Marin outclassed her by 19-21, 21-12, 21-15. The Indian eventually won the game 21-14 - thus setting up a repeat of her Olympic final match with Marin. Marin slowly found her feet on court and narrowed the gap. Sindhu tried to force her way back, and at a point of time 13-16 scoreline seemed to make a good contest. Read More

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Google Maps Turns into Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools' Day

Google Maps Turns into Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools' Day

Pac-Man box on the bottom-left side of the screen. The teeth-grindingly addictive video game is slowing rolling out across the world as April Fools' day hits. While iPhone users get to pick the place they want to go, Android users are automatically taken to a chance place they know nothing about. Google usually waits until April 1 to roll out its prank. Read More

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Billionaire Gates meets with Trump to talk foreign aid

Billionaire Gates meets with Trump to talk foreign aid

President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said on Monday. Forbes said most of the richest women inherited their fortune. "Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the globe", Forbes editors Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan said. Read More

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Juno Completes Fifth Jupiter Flyby

Juno Completes Fifth Jupiter Flyby

NASA Juno probe's close encounters with Jupiter take place only once in every 53 days as the spacecraft is in a highly elliptical orbit around the planet. . Since then, the probe has made several new discoveries about the planet's composition and cloud structure as well as its magnificent auroras and magnetic fields. Read More

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Everything you need to know about the new £1 coin

Everything you need to know about the new £1 coin

There are now around 1.6 billion round pound coins in circulation in the United Kingdom, and the Royal Mint estimates that 2.55 percent of them-about 40 million pounds-are fake. The coin is bimetallic , with the outer ring being nickel-brass and gold in color, while the inner silver ring is nickel-plated alloy. Apparently not. Read More

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Hype Around iPhone 8 May Overshadow Samsung Galaxy S8 Sales

It's also not cheap: It goes for £599, though Samsung is attempting to soften the blow by throwing in a "optimised keyboard cover" supposedly worth £119 if you pre-order it. Thus the new, as well as the old iPad Pro models could prove to be detrimental to the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 . If Samsung does plan on releasing the Galaxy X next year, we are under the assumption that the device could be packing Samsung's own Exynos 9810 chipset manufactured on the 10nm FinFET architecture. Read More

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Record low Arctic ice for third year in a row

Record low Arctic ice for third year in a row

Shrinking sea ice levels mean more sunlight hits the ocean instead, which increases sea temperatures and causes more sea ice to melt in a self-perpetuating cycle. On March 2, Antarctic sea ice hit a record-low summertime minimum. Whether or not this new record low minimum sea ice extent in the Antarctic is due to global warming is still in question. Read More

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Brandin Cooks: 'No bad blood' with Saints over trade

It just happened to be a great opportunity for both sides. While not almost as valuable as a second round pick in this 2017 class, which is positively loaded with corner prospects that could replace Butler in the long run, keeping him on the team this season and settling for a third round pick two years from now would give the Patriots a very, very strong secondary for 2017. Read More

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Your Private Internet History Will Soon Be Up for Sale

Your Private Internet History Will Soon Be Up for Sale

In a letter , Pai told concerned Democratic Senators that he values the privacy of consumers and just wants all companies to play by the same rules, from Google and Facebook to ISPs. "We support this step towards reversing the FCC's misguided approach", the Internet & Television Association (NCTA) wrote in a statement . A final Senate vote on the measure is expected on Thursday, but it was not clear when the U.S. Read More

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Google's Android O Released To Developers

Google starts rolling out Android 7.1.2 second beta to various Nexus and Pixel phones, namely, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel, Pixel XL and Pixel C. It is rumored to adopt a new notification system, Andromeda. An example screenshot Google provided showed a news app with 10 different "categories" of notifications, so you can see all the tech news notifications in one shot. Read More

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Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips

Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips

Their average net worth is $3.75 billion, which means Trump is not even worth as much as the "average" billionaire. The combined fortunes of this year's billionaires totaled to $7.67 trillion, up from $6.48 trillion in 2016. Trump slipped 220 spots on the list to 544 with an estimated $3.5 billion, a decline of $1 billion from previous year. The magazine said Ms Rinehart was the female billionaire who had the "best year" but noted that with Ms Rinehart's wealth built on iron one, "her ... Read More

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