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OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference? The update to the warmly received OnePlus 5 comes with a new, 18:9 screen, similar to the widescreen efforts found on Samsung's Galaxy S8 and the LG G6 . It has a wide f/1.7 aperture in its single 12-megapixel camera and takes stunning pictures. Since Samsung's Galaxy S9 will be one of the first flagship premium handsets to greet the world early next year, rumours and speculation around the... [Full Article...]

Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer that would have ended job action

Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer that would have ended job action Negotiations between OPSEU and the CEC broke down on November 4, which resulted in CEC bringing the request for the final offer vote to the Labour Relations Board. While none of this will likely satisfy anxious students, those concerned about the financial impact of the strike might be happy to be reminded that the province is creating something of a "hardship fund" for students adversely affected... [Full Article...]

Escaped NJ teen murder suspect is captured

Escaped NJ teen murder suspect is captured Egg Harbor City's schools and Galloway Township Public Schools were closed as a precaution following the escape. He is accused of shooting a 21-year-old Bridgeton man during a robbery on October 7, 2016, according to Cumberland County criminal case management. [Full Article...]

SpaceX is launching a secret mission called 'Zuma'

SpaceX is launching a secret mission called 'Zuma' But the most interesting part of the mission might be the payload itself - dubbed "Zuma", we know nearly nothing else about the mysterious spacecraft. The launch was arranged by Northrup Grumman, a major military space contractor, but it's not clear if Northrup actually built the satellite or if it is merely a middleman. [Full Article...]

Pope gets Lamborghini to auction for charity

Pope gets Lamborghini to auction for charity Pope Francis smiled as he signed "Francesco" with a black marker on the vehicle. Pope Francis is officially the most overqualified used vehicle salesman - but God, does he have a sweetheart of a deal for you on a Lamborghini! Francis received the Italian supercar on Wednesday morning in a ceremony in Vatican City. [Full Article...]

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez banned from bowling in global cricket again

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez banned from bowling in global cricket again As reported in Pakistan newspaper Dawn, the test revealed that Hafeez bent his arm more than 15 degrees for the majority of his deliveries, which is illegal according to ICC regulations as 15 degrees is the maximum level of tolerance. "I will stay here and work on my bowling action", Hafeez said. The 37-year-old was reported for using suspected banned bowling actions during the third one-day... [Full Article...]

Skyrim is Switch's first non-Nintendo game to support video capture

Skyrim is Switch's first non-Nintendo game to support video capture I'll cut to the chase and say yes, there are some minor graphical and sound glitches but I don't know how much of that I'd put on the Switch itself, seeing how Bethesda has never really released a working version of any game. You might have played the PC version, with or without mods . The draw distance is somewhat short, so there is some pop-in, especially in forested areas. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom denies link between citizen detained in Iran and £400m debt

United Kingdom denies link between citizen detained in Iran and £400m debt In 2009, the International Chamber of Commerce ordered Britain to repay Iran £450 million ($592 million) for the tanks that were never delivered, but United Nations and European Union sanctions levied against Iran prevented the repayment. Johnson has apologized for the " anguish " he caused when making incorrect claims about the case. The money is being held by the British High Court on behalf o... [Full Article...]

Drake Threatens To Fight Fan Groping Women: "I Will F*ck You Up"

Drake Threatens To Fight Fan Groping Women: The concert was paused for several seconds while security officers tracked down the fan, The Sydney Morning Herald reported . However, Canadian rapper Drake is not down for any such creepy behaviour and interrupted one of his own gigs to call out a dickhead in the audience who was groping women. [Full Article...]

Sheriff threatens prosecution for vulgar anti-Trump/anti-Trump-voter sticker on pickup

Sheriff threatens prosecution for vulgar anti-Trump/anti-Trump-voter sticker on pickup Fonseca said the truck belongs to her husband but that she often drives it. "They smile. They stop you", Fonseca told WTRK . The Houston Chronicle said the truck's owners have no plans to remove the custom graphic , which they ordered after Trump's election. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says Southeast Asian leaders kept silent over accusations of ethnic cleansing carried out by Myanmar's army in a statement on Thursday, instead expressing support for the country's efforts to bring peace and harmony to northern Rakhine state. He called on the authorities of Myanmar to conduct a "credible and impartial investigation". "We want Myanmar to succeed, we want its democracy to succeed", h... [Full Article...]

Trump admin lifts ban on importing endangered elephant remains from Africa

Trump admin lifts ban on importing endangered elephant remains from Africa Safari Club International , a worldwide network of hunters, cheered the announcement by the Trump administration . Though elephants are listed as endangered, a provision of the Endangered Species Act allows the government to give permits to import such trophies if there is evidence that the hunting benefits conservation for that species. [Full Article...]

Flash floods in Greece kill 14

Flash floods in Greece kill 14 And that's not all. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed his condolences. "We have confirmation of seven deaths", deputy regional governor Yiannis Vassileiou told state TV ERT as rain continued to fall. Several people were being treated in a hospital for various injuries, including hypothermia. "The weather forecast is poor, so we are on alert", he said, adding that "torrents of water... [Full Article...]

Karnataka: Private Doctors moved on indefinite strike

Karnataka: Private Doctors moved on indefinite strike Although the private doctors had said that they would take up emergencies, dialysis and chemotherapy services, The Hindu reported that some hospitals are refusing the life-saving dialysis too for needy patients. The strike will continue till their demands are met, said a senior Indian Medical Association (IMA) official. Only emergency cases will be attended by the doctors. [Full Article...]

Volvo's parent company has just bought a flying-car maker

Volvo's parent company has just bought a flying-car maker The size of the deal, which is still subject to regulatory approval, has not been disclosed. All parties believe that this could speed up the development of flying cars . Transforming flying cars from curiosity to something that has a meaningful impact on urban mobility will be incredibly hard, and some experts wonder if it's even worth the time, effort, and resources that companies like Airbus ... [Full Article...]

Pre-COC, ASEAN leaders aim to enhance trust on China issue

Pre-COC, ASEAN leaders aim to enhance trust on China issue The legally-binding code of conduct aims to address the conflicting maritime claims in the South China Sea. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends the 20th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Plus Three (APT) Commemorative Summit on the sideline of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila on November 14, 2017. [Full Article...]

2 militants arrested with weapons in Kulgam

2 militants arrested with weapons in Kulgam The Jammu and Kashmir government is preparing a new surrender policy for local Kashmiri militants. We are in the process of compiling them. The IG also said that the security forces are seriously organising counselling efforts in Kashmir Valley to thwart Pakistan's nefarious designs, which has started relentless social media campaign to lure youth to join militancy (in Kashmir). [Full Article...]

Surprise, surprise, Zoella's beauty calendar is now half price

Surprise, surprise, Zoella's beauty calendar is now half price The calendar is being sold at United Kingdom mega-store Boots , and it's got a poor 1.5 stars due to it's exorbitant price tag, with parents wringing their hands in despair. Following the criticism on social media, a spokesperson for Zoella Lifestyle told Mirror Online: 'Zoe is incredibly proud of the Christmas collection and excited to see it in store. [Full Article...]

Video shows a suspect in the serial killings that are shaking Tampa

Video shows a suspect in the serial killings that are shaking Tampa The surveillance video, which was recorded moments before the November 14 murder of 60-year-old Ronald Felton, shows an individual with the same "gait and walk" as the person shown in footage taken before the October 9 murder of Benjamin Mitchell. [Full Article...]

Google Docs Outage Outrages Twitter, Google Responds

Google Docs Outage Outrages Twitter, Google Responds Google Docs went down for quite a big group of users, according to Google - the Gizmodo Australia office were affected by the outage, too. "The problem with Google Docs should be resolved", the tech giant said. According to Downdetector .com, the problem was mostly experienced by users in the United States, although the problem did occur outside of business hours for most businesses in Europe. [Full Article...]


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