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Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others

The move will see the army deployed to secure the country's key sites. On Saturday, Wembley Stadium hosts football's FA Cup final, which Prince William is due to attend, and Twickenham hosts rugby's Premiership final. More as we get it. A day before the concert, she had tweeted Grande and said: "SO EXCITED TO SEE U TOMORROW". "What should have been a superb evening", Lunt said, "is now just frightful". Read More »

Trump becomes the first sitting US president to visit Jerusalem's Western Wall

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He said earlier "there's a great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East", and suggested a potential warming by other countries toward Israel could be one "benefit" to the long-running tensions over Iran. The White House struggled to answer the question. Israel has sought to downplay the concerns, saying security ties with the United States will continue to be strong. Read More »

From president to prisoner 503: Park appears in court with her nemesis

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In contrast, Choi was tearful when she addressed the court. Park Geun-hye denied all the charges against her, and tried not to say much. Park, Choi and Lee have all denied any wrongdoing. A spokesman from the presidential Blue House said the office has no official statement to make on Park's trial. The ex-president is charged with taking or soliciting bribes worth 59.2 billion won (€50 million) from some of South Korea's most powerful conglomerates, or "chaebol", including taking bribes ... Read More »

James Corden, Conan O'Brien and others to get shows on Snapchat

Well, lucky for her that's exactly what she and James Corden , 38, did during his Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special . The clip is available to view on The Late Late Show's YouTube channel, which regularly tops online viewing figures with Corden's Carpool Karaoke segment, in which he sings while driving with celebrity guests. Read More »

Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage

Prime Minister Theresa May announced today that the country's terror threat level had been raised to critical - the highest possible ranking, meaning soldiers could be "deployed at certain events such as concerts and sports matches". Vigils have taken place all over the United Kingdom to honour those killed and injured during the Manchester attack. Twitter and Facebook were filled with appeals for information about people who had not been accounted for. Read More »

Instagram is the 'worst for social network mental health'

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A health warning for those who love to use social media, a new report shows many popular social media sites can be detrimental to young people's mental health . "Platforms that are supposed to help young people connect with each other may actually be fueling a mental health crisis", Shirley Cramer, chief executive of RSPH noted in the report. Read More »

Customs Intercepts Another Container Of Arms At Lagos Ports

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We discovered that they used POP powder to hide the arms in order to beat the customs checks. Nigeria's loss of ICT investment to South Africa, the rising cases of rape and the seizure of arms by the Nigerian Customs Service dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.The Guardian reported that the combination of poor power generating capacity; harsh business climate; foreign exchange volatility; high level corruption and a host of others have caused Nigeria to lose a major ... Read More »

Huawei Honor Band A2 fitness tracker unveiled with an OLED display

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As the images show, the A2 features a fairly sporty look. If you're looking at an alternative to Fitbit, Vivosmart , or the Garmin Forerunner, the Honor Band A2 can be a good option. The Honor Band A2 is backed by a 95mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 9 days of battery life and up to 18 days of standby time. Now listed for pre-orders, the fitness band is priced at CNY 199 (roughly Rs. Read More »

Soon you will be able to send money form Google Assistant

Google announced a lot of new bells and whistles Wednesday, several of which, it turns out, are already offered by rivals such as Amazon, Apple and Facebook . Google said that Google Play Protect will come with Android O and the feature is basically a virus scanner for Android apps. For an app to become an Instant app, there is some work required. Read More »

Huge Android O screenshot gallery walks you through all the changes

Google Assistant to become the universal assistant: Google is now keen to rope in third-party developers to integrate its Google Assistant into nearly anything that is technically feasible. And here is the area where I really hope Microsoft is paying attention: Starting this summer, Assistant will roll out in French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, and Japanese on Android and iPhone. Read More »

Asus Zenfone AR To Go On Sale: Here Are The Complete Details

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There will be BeautyLive app which will remove the blemishes which will be in the video in real time. The Taiwan-based gadget maker revealed the phone for the first time in February this year. As for the cameras , there is a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front facing camera. The memory is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. Zenfone Live is backed by a 2,650mAh Battery and runs on Android Marshmallow flavoured with ZenUI 3.5. Read More »

A New Rumor Tackles the Screen Sizes of the 2018 'iPhone 9'

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A new report from Samsung's home country says the Galaxy smartphone-maker has struck a deal with Apple to produce OLED screens for next year's model, which will come in two sizes - 5.28 and 6.46 inches. The two other expected iPhone models in 2017, apparently named the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will sport traditional LCD screens of 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches, respectively. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show With Touchscreen Gets Official

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It's now available on the Amazon site for pre-order with a price tag of $229.99, which is about €210. Like previous models, it supports voice commands allowing you to play music, control smart devices around your home, make a shopping list, weather forecast and so on. Read More »

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Bought by Focused Investors LLC

Leerink Swann set a $90.00 price target on CVS Health Corp and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, March 18th. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $94.27. Legal General Grp Inc Public Ltd Com owns 0.04% invested in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) for 317,848 shares. Scott Selber holds 42,918 shares. Synovus Corporation has invested 0.01% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Read More »

UK PM May says threat level raised to "critical" after Manchester attack

Most of the 130 people killed in the November 2015 attacks at multiple Paris locations were attending a show at the Bataclan concert hall. "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack ", said British Prime Minister Theresa May in the early morning hours of Tuesday, local time. Read More »

Is Symantec Corporation (SYMC) a good buy?

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The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 2.50. The firm's market cap is $19.16 billion. Symantec Co . has a 12 month low of $16.98 and a 12 month high of $33.22. Symantec also saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Read More »

Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

Duterte said last week that Chinese President Xi Jinping had threatened to go to war with the Philippines over the territorial row. This was partly due to the Philippines' alliance with the United States . "I said, 'No, I don't need it, '" Duterte said. Philippine-Russian trade last year totalled just $226 million, according to government data, while Philippine-US trade was worth more than $18 billion last year. Read More »

Here's what happened at the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal

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He went on to acknowledge problems some players have had with Destiny's low "tick rate", or the speed at which the game communicated with multiplayer peers and servers. Since then, on Thursday May, 18th, there was a livestream event discussing some features of the new game and showing the first official gameplay footage. Read More »

Brokerages Set Simon Property Group Inc (SPG) Price Target at $213.35

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in Brixmor Property Group by 16.7% in the third quarter. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 17th will be issued a $1.75 dividend. Read More »

Instagram is copying yet another feature that Snapchat pioneered — Surprise

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This feature also allows you to put a geofence around your Story, which means friends (and friends of friends, if you want to let them), in the same area can contribute - ideal for parties. Don't fret: Here's how to add your Instagram Story to your location . Facebook also introduced an nearly identical Stories feature on its flagship platform in late March, and also now offers similar features on Messenger and WhatsApp . Read More »

Slain Maryland Student Honored at Commencement Ceremony

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He was killed Saturday by Sean Urbanski who stabbed him on the campus of the University of Maryland in an unprovoked attack, police said. The school held a moment of silence for Collins at the beginning of the ceremony. When asked how he felt about authorities evaluating if racial bias may have played a role in the murder, Collins said the family "really haven't had time to sit down and contemplate that". Read More »

Huawei announces affordable Honor 6A smartphone

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The Honor 6A will go on pre-order in China on May 25th, but there's no info on when it would hit other markets. Honor 6A has a metal unibody design and features a 5-inch display that has HD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. Read More »

South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border

The state-run Korean Central News Agency said the North's leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw Sunday's launch, which sparked a fresh chorus of worldwide condemnation and threats of tougher sanctions. David Wright, an expert on North Korea's missiles and nuclear program with the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the latest missile could have flown farther but was sacked on a "lofted" trajectory, which sends the missile high up so that it will land in the open seas rather than flying over or ... Read More »

Colorado governor responds to President's budget proposal

The President proposes to cut Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) by almost $64 billion between 2018 and 2027. Another senior Republican lawmaker, Fred Upton of MI, questioned inclusion of money for Trump's border wall, remarking: "I thought Mexico was going to pay for the wall, why is this in our budget?" He added that it's "important to adequately fund the critical programs and services many Americans, like my constituents in California's Central Valley, rely on every day". Read More »