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Huawei Mate 10 teaser video reveals Dual rear camera setup

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The Huawei Mate 10 has been making all the right noises and may release soon, as the prices of the immediate predecessor, the Huawei Mate 9 , has now been slashed. One can expect some changes to the software algorithms in the Mate 10 . The Leica branding is quite prominent. You can also see different scenarios captured by the smartphone with different modes. Lire la suite »

Microsoft's AI is getting crazily good at speech recognition

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IBM's study of human transcribers allowed several humans to listen to the conversation a couple of times, and picked the result of the best transcriber. The researchers said the improvement to Microsoft's systems came from tweaks to its neural net-based acoustic and language models . Microsoft said that it has lowered the error rate by introducing CNN-BLSTM (convolutional neural network combined with bi-directional long-short-term memory) model to its system. Lire la suite »

Police issue Amber Alert related to Monday's fatal shooting in Santa Maria

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Ventura and Santa Barbara counties was found abandoned Tuesday, but the child and the suspect remained missing. Anyone who sees Daniel or Konstantin Morozov was asked to call 911. Santa Maria police responded to a report of a deadly shooting on the 200 block of North College Drive at around 9 p.m. Monday. The boy has white skin, brown hair and brown eyes. Lire la suite »

Pakistan bans Huma Qureshi's film 'Partition 1947'

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The main reason for banning it was the misrepresentation of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It will always be the land of my ancestors. According to The Express Tribune, the Sindh Film Censor Board deemed it unsuitable, stating that " the political narrative contradicts the national interest of Pakistan ". Lire la suite »

Catholic priest reveals Klan past, steps aside

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Aitcheson said the images from Charlottesville "brought back memories of a bleak period in my life that I would have preferred to forget", and said they are embarrassing for the country. "W$3 hile I firmly believe God forgave me - as he forgives anyone who repents and asks for forgiveness - forgetting what I did would be a mistake", he wrote. Lire la suite »

Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea

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The United Nations Security Council earlier in August voted to sanction North Korea, with Russian Federation and China's support. Among those hit by the sanctions was the Russian national Ruben Kirakosyan and his Moscow-based company Gefest-M LLC, which the Treasury Department accuses of procuring metals for a sanctions-barred company involved in North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Korean Tangun Trading Corp. Lire la suite »

Don't hold your breath waiting for a war with North Korea

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During his visit to China , Dunford said peace with North Korea is a "possibility", but warned the United States has "credible, viable military options" for dealing with the errant regime. Moon, who was elected in May, said: "A dialogue between South and North Korea must resume". Dunford's visit to Japan came after his visits to South Korea and China, on a tour of Asia in which he seeks to reduce bilateral and regional tensions, following escalated rhetoric between Washington and ... Lire la suite »

Iran needs only 5 days to enrich uranium to 20%

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Natural uranium is 0.7-percent enriched, while reactor-grade fuel is about 4-percent enriched; much of the energy cost in enrichment comes in the move from 0.7 to 4 percent. The deal was signed between Iran , the European Union, Germany and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council including the United States. Lire la suite »

Samsung's Bixby voice commands finally arrive in the UK

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Garry McGregor, Samsung Australia's Director if IT and Mobile said: " Bixby is an intelligent way of interacting with your Samsung smartphone ". Bixby is an assistant for your phone, letting you issue commands like "send the picture just taken to Mum" with the assistant able to understand the layers such as the context of the camera, who your mother is and SMS'ing in that one command. Lire la suite »

Monitor: US-led airstrikes killed 42 civilians in Raqqa

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Damascus repeatedly urged the United Nations to take on its responsibilities concerning the establishment of worldwide peace and security to put an end to the crimes against Syrians by the US-led coalition. In recent months, regular airstrikes and shelling in the city have reportedly resulted in scores of civilian casualties, including women and children. Lire la suite »

Great white shark sightings close Cape Cod beaches again

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The attack happened near two surfers, prompting beach-goers to panic, thinking a person had been attacked. "The seal was making a lot of noise, like it was screaming, I've never seen so much blood in my life". "Help me!' and I grabbed his right arm and another guy grabbed his left arm and we pulled him out", O'Brien told CBS in Boston . The beaches all closed at different times, but the shark was spotted off the coast of Ballston Beach at 11:27 a.m., Clements said. Lire la suite »

Unconditional withdrawal of Indian troops only solution to Doklam stand-off: China

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The reason is ridiculous as "vicious and facts are clear", said the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying said. China once again dashed hopes of an early solution to the stand-off in Doklam after it called India's objections to its constructing a road in the disputed region "ridiculous" and said the unconditional withdrawal of Indian troops from the area was the only solution. Lire la suite »

Attack on Barron Trump by conservative website sparks outrage

In the article, titled, " It's High Time Barron Trump Starts Dressing Like He's In the White House ", The Daily Caller wrote , "Barron was returning to the White House from New Jersey on Sunday and while the president and first lady traveled in their Sunday best, young Barron looked like he was hopping on Air Force One for a trip to the movie theater". Lire la suite »

Phoenix courts closing early for Trump rally

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Gallego said. Arizona, meanwhile, was a Trump state in 2016 - but it was closer than traditional swing states OH and Iowa. For his supporters who rallied to his cause over immigration in particular, it will be a revealing moment. Arpaio's legal troubles were not a reason to discount him, Vanderhoof said. Rumors rumbling that Trump will consider pardoning former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have fed fears the rally could erupt into violence. Lire la suite »

Heavy rain causes flooding in Kansas City

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A stretch of Interstate 35 southbound near downtown Kansas City was reported to have 2 to 3 feet of water covering the road Monday night. Flash flood warnings have been issued across the area. Almost 10 inches of rain fell in the Kansas City metro area overnight, drenching the roads, flooding rivers and stranding residents. Overland Park Fire responded to over 16 water assist calls as drivers found themselves stalled in high waters. Lire la suite »

Verizon overhauls unlimited plan, intros video throttling

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Existing Verizon customers on grandfathered unlimited plans can keep their old service and pricing, and those on the unlimited plan introduced in February will even get a boost from 10GB to 15GB of LTE hotspot usage. It looks like the company has since had a change of heart in an effort to try and reduce or prevent congestion in its network. Verizon, like its rivals, will start charging more for higher-quality video while hoping to attract cost-conscious customers with a cheaper plan. Lire la suite »

Instagram, Snapchat to see strong United Kingdom user growth in 2017 - research

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The biggest growth is from users age 18 to 24, growing 19.2 percent in 2017. This is a drop of 3.4 per cent - the first predicted fall in Facebook usage for any age group. "Both [Instagram and Snapchat] have found success with this demographic since they are more aligned with how they communicate - that is, using visual content", eMarketer analyst Oscar Orozco was quoted on the company's blog . Lire la suite »

DNA evidence may exonerate death row inmate whose time is nearly up

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Williams was convicted of killing 42-year-old Felicia Gayle inside of her home in 1998. Gayle, 42, was stabbed repeatedly on August 11, 1998, after surprising the burglar in her home. "Based on the other, non-DNA evidence in this case, our office is confident in Marcellus Williams' guilt and plans to move forward", Loree Anee Paradise, deputy chief of staff for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, told CNN in a statement. Lire la suite »

US Pacific commander visits S. Korea

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In response to that exercise, North Korea threatened a "merciless attack". Tensions have been mounting in the region since Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared to bring much of the United States within range. Lire la suite »

Jean-Marie Le Pen souhaite publier ses mémoires début 2018

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C'est la question que tout le monde se pose alors que Jean-Marie Le Pen aurait déjà terminé d'écrire la première partie de ses mémoires, un projet auquel il entretenait le mystère depuis des années. Quant à l'écriture du tome 2, elle est bien avancée . "Il s'est passionné tout l'été pour 'House of Cards'. C'est forcément qu'il prépare quelque chose", s'est amusé son conseiller de presse, Lorrain de Saint Affrique, interrogé par le quotidien francilien. Lire la suite »

Seoul says no more war on Korean Peninsula

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Moon, who took office in May, announced on his 100th day in office that USA and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea. President Donald Trump last week declared the US military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States. Lire la suite »

Chief negotiator says Korea's position made 'very clear' at KORUS FTA meeting

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While President Trump blames the KORUS FTA for causing the US' deepening $27.6 billion trade deficit, the Korean government continues to maintain its stance that the trade deal has mutually benefited both parties since its induction. No date was set for a future meeting on the issue, Kim said. In 2016, South Korea's vehicle exports to the United States stood at $16.2 billion, while its imports of US cars were $1.74 billion, a trade ministry official said based on data from the Korea Trade ... Lire la suite »

Skepta and Nike Unveil Collaborative Air Max 97 SK

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Inspired by Skepta's love for the Air Max sneaker and his second hometown of Morocco, the Swoosh creates a colorful and appealing shoe for the Boy Wonder. It draws inspiration from the colors of the 1999 Air Tuned Max, including the yellow air unit. See more pictures of Skepta and Nike's Air Max 97 below. Lire la suite »