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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' tops box office with $145 million

A third " Guardians " is already planned, as are crossovers with Marvel's Avengers. Since opening overseas more than a week ago, the movie has nabbed about $428 million in total worldwide. "2" pulled in $145 at the box office this weekend. Universal's "Fate of the Furious " cruised into second with $8.5 million at 3,595 theaters. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Read More »

1st tropical storm of Pacific season shows little change

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Satellite image of Tropical Storm Adrian on Wednesday evening. National Hurricane Center forecasters noted in the most recent discussion that there are a lack of convective bands near the center of the storm, and that the location of the center of circulation itself was hard to determine. Read More »

Microsoft's Amazon Echo-imitating speaker gets a name: Invoke

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The company includes three woofers, three tweeters, and two passive radiators to deliver better sound, while a seven microphone array sits around the entire device for voice pickup. While the landing page doesn't give a definitive launch date, it does note that the Invoke will be available from "fall 2017". Additionally, users can make and receive calls with Skype. Read More »

Jim Parsons Talks 'Big Bang Theory' Spinoff 'Young Sheldon'

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Molaro: Amy on Skype yelling at Penny (Kaley Cuoco) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) was amusing to me from the minute we wrote it to watching them rehearse it all week. "There are a lot of exciting things in play", the showrunner added. When asked if he's excited that " Big Bang Theory " has already been renewed for two more seasons even before the Season 10 finale, Molaro said that they want to focus on the upcoming 48 episodes. Read More »

Windows 10 now powering half a billion active devices

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The Windows developer conference could be aimed at rolling out plans for its flagship operating system Windows 10, the Microsoft Office, and the AI assistant Cortana. Micrsoft's blue-eyed programme so to say and so we are expecting that it will earn itself a place on the Windows 10 Store. The search engine will remain the default search provider on both Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer, though in select countries only. Read More »

South Korea's new president sworn in

It may welcome a controlled boost in economic ties - or even a bilateral summit in its capital under the right conditions, an idea Moon has already floated - but its primary worry is likely to remain national security. Moon is still likely beholden to Trump's policy to a certain extent - which is ramping up pressure on Pyongyang to drive them to the negotiating table. Read More »

Google reveals more about its Linux-less Fuchsia OS

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There's a split-screen mode as well, and the Home screen is a vertical list of cards (apps), with the User profile in the center. From the video and screenshots posted online, it looks as if Fuchsia's GUI (graphical user interface) will differ considerably from Android and Chrome, even if it continues to change in the future. Read More »

10-year lifespan gain for some HIV patients

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Current ART regimens are superior to the first ones that were rolled out as they are better able to suppress HIV replication, are less toxic, and have fewer side-effects. Dr Michael Brady, medical director at HIV and Aids charity the Terrence Higgins Trust , said longer life expectancy also meant those aged over 50 now represent one in three of all those living with the virus . Read More »

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Update 1.22 Returns Missing Supply Drops

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Two years after release, Call Of Duty Black Ops 3 has been given a new update ahead of the Zombies Chronicles expansion next week. This update addresses a number of general performance issues . After the month is over, PC and Xbox One owners can finally play it. Zombies Chronicles launches on May 16 for PS4, priced at $29.99 Dollars. Update 1.22 is available for download now, coming in at 2.29 GB on both PS4 and Xbox One. Read More »

Payday 2 is getting a free VR mode

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The teaser trailer above shows VR players grabbing at riches, reviving teammates, and doing their best Neo impression as they dual-wield, unleashing a volley of hot lead towards waves of cops. Since it was already a great game, it can be considered as a booster for Virtual Reality. Everything that you can do in the standard version of the game can be done in the VR version, though now it will be done in a much more immersive way. Read More »

California wedding ends in brawl; 2 hospitalized, 1 arrest

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About 20 police officers from Fremont and Newark responded and were eventually able to stop the violence. Some of the altercations, outside the Royal Palace Banquet Hall on Stevenson Boulevard, were caught on video, as was the apparent getaway auto for two of the suspects, a white Maserati. Read More »

Montana's glaciers are disappearing

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In order for the glaciers to survive, the area would need to experience "significant cooling". But it's likely too late. The trend, he argues, could have an impact on the park and animal life. Glaciers, he explained, are steady barometers of long-term Earth changes and don't react to year-to-year weather trends. Shepard Glacier in Glacier National Park. Read More »

Merck Immunotherapy Drug Notches Another FDA Win in Lung Cancer

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The Merck drug, a so-called checkpoint inhibitor, blocks the signals that some cancers use to evade attack by the immune system. Wednesday's FDA decision approves a combined use of pembrolizumab and the chemotherapy pemetrexed (Almita) to treat lung cancer patients whether or not their tumors express PD-L1. Read More »

Microsoft issues emergency patch for Windows Defender

Alternatively, users can check that the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine version in their products is version 1.1.10701.0 or later. Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to inform customers that an update to the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine addresses a security vulnerability that was reported to Microsoft . Read More »

Microsoft Is Quick To Fix "Crazy Bad" Windows Bug Found By Google

Once the exploit is successfully executed, the malware allows the installation or deletion of programs, the ability to create new user accounts with full permissions, and gain access to private information wherever it might be stored. The out of band patch will be pushed out automatically to users within 48 hours of release. "The core component of MsMpEng responsible for scanning and analysis is called mpengine". Read More »

Overwatch's Uprising stats: The Omnics kicked our butts

To address this, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan shared the team's intention to introduce new stat tracking for the Arcade game modes. When its implemented you should be able to track your win rates and hero stats. In addition, the event brought tons of new character skins, sprays, emotes and more to the game. If this recent idea presented on the official Overwatch forums is any indication, fans might be seeing the release of an Overwatch gun game mode to the incredibly ... Read More »

Fox renews Gotham, Last Man on Earth

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Interestingly, the renewal means that FOX will now be airing both a DC and Marvel show next season after giving a series order to mutant drama Gifted . The renewal for Will Forte-starring "The Last Man on Earth" doesn't come as surprise as well. Kristen Schall, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez and Mary Steenburgen also star. Read More »

Xiaomi goes offline: Opens first store in India in Bengaluru

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The Mi Home store will open to the public on 20 May and is located at Phoenix Market City, Bengaluru. It was rated as the #1 app on Google Play Store shopping category during MFF 2017. Till date there are more than 70 Mi Homes in the Greater China. At an event in Bengaluru on Thursday, Xiaomi launched its first Mi Home store in India, with plans to expand more such stores to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Hyderabad in the coming months. Read More »

Gorakhpur riots: UP Govt. denies permission for CM's trial

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The riots in Gorakhpur were sparked allegedly after a provocative speech by Adityanath, who is also the head of a powerful local Hindu sect, outside the railway station. Explaining the government's move to deny sanction, the Chief Secretary told the court today that a forensic examination of a CD of the alleged hate speech by Yogi Adityanath was found to be tampered. Read More »

Former FBI director James Comey pens farewell letter to colleagues

In his letter to Comey, Trump said , "I have received the attachment letters from attorney general and the deputy general of the United States, recommending your dismissal as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)". Democrats accused the Republican president of firing Mr Comeyto try to undermine the FBI's probe into Russia's alleged efforts to meddle in the 2016 election and possible collusion with members of the Trump campaign. Read More »

Motorcyclist in China survives fiery crash with truck

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The motorcyclist escaped with injuries that were not life threatening, according to doctors. Video footage of the crash shows the motorcyclist trying to stop at the intersection when he crashed into a garbage truck making a left turn. The truck driver added: 'The first thing on my mind was to rescue the man. "Then I rushed to the injured man (Chen) and rescued him", said Yang. Firefighters attended the scene and managed to bring the fire under control within 40 minutes. Read More »

Isuzu Launches mu-X Priced Up To Rs.25.99 Lakh

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In terms of measurement and comfort it satisfies all the needs as well, The MU-X in length wise it measures 4,825 mm, in width, it is 1,860 mm and in height, its measure 1,840 mm and also measures wheelbase of 2,845 mm and an ample 220 mm ground clearance. Read More »