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Despite the strategic nature of the deal for Amazon-affording the firm the opportunity to gain a larger brick-and-mortar presence, as well as access to higher-quality fresh food fare (which stands to benefit its ambitions to expand its fresh grocery offerings)-we see little change to our $1,050 fair value estimate, given the small relative size of the transaction (around a low-single-digit percentage of sales).
  • Qatar's Foreign Minister Denounces 'Unfair,' 'llegal' Sanctions

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    Qatar said the official news agency which reported the comments was hacked - and on June 6, U.S. officials told CNN that USA investigators believe Russian hackers were behind it. Saudi Arabia's state news agency reported few details about the call on Tuesday, only saying the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and counterterrorism efforts.
  • Our Sun Likely Born With An Evil Twin Called Nemesis

    Our Sun Likely Born With An Evil Twin Called Nemesis

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    New research suggests the sun had a twin and that all stars are born in pairs. While this study has fascinating implications for what we know about how stars are born, it also underlines the fact that there's still a lot left to learn about our own star; that's why NASA is launching the Parker Solar Probe, the first spacecraft to touch the sun's atmosphere, in 2018.
  • Techland's Dying Light Will Receive Free DLC For The Next Year

    Techland's Dying Light Will Receive Free DLC For The Next Year

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    With all of the additional content that Techland has already provided for Dying Light to this point, you could probably call it the game that keeps on giving. It's also got a new " dedicated community platform " in the works that will give fans a say about the direction of future content development. Continuous support means also more updates , gameplay tweaks, and community events.
  • Tenemos todos los elementos para anular la elección: Guillermo Anaya

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    El candidato del PAN al gobierno de Coahuila , Guillermo Anaya , señaló que esta tarde tomará "simbólicamente" las oficinas del Instituto Electoral e impugnará las elecciones a gobernador. En relación a las similitudes, entre los comicios de Coahuila y la del Estado de México, el dirigente partidista destacó que no tiene sentido hacer paralelismos pues las leyes para cada entidad son distintas y aseguró que debido a que en el Edomex "hubo una elección de Estado", en su momento la impugnaron.
  • Microsoft Won't Make a Profit Selling Xbox One X

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    It's hard to believe that Microsoft was able to make the latest generation Xbox so compact, and yet still so much more powerful. On the other hand, DigitalFoundry revealed that the E3 2017 demo for Assassin's Creed: Origins was not running in native 4K resolution on the Xbox One X .
  • Here's how co-op works in Super Mario Odyssey

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    The co-op mode was shown during Nintendo's E3 Treehouse Live stream , giving viewers a chance to witness Mario and Cappy in action together. Playing as Mario remains roughly the same as it has always been, as he's able to run and jump as usual.
  • Gusano que envían al espacio le crecen dos cabezas — ISS

    Gusano que envían al espacio le crecen dos cabezas — ISS

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    A bordo de la Estación Espacial Internacional trabajan actualmente los astronautas rusos Fiódor Yurchijin y Serguéi Riazanski, los estadounidenses Jack Fischer, Peggy Whitson y Randy Bresnik, así como el italiano Paolo Nespoli, de la Agencia Espacial Europea.
  • The CIA Has Been Hacking into Wi-Fi Routers for Years

    The CIA Has Been Hacking into Wi-Fi Routers for Years

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    Wikileaks suggests that the 25 models now capable of running CherryBlossom could be increased to over 100 with modification, making them the ideal location for staging "man in the middle" attacks. "By altering the data stream between the user and Internet services, the infected device can inject malicious content into the stream to exploit vulnerabilities in applications or the operating system on the computer of the targeted user".
  • U.S. gives $258 million to big IT

    U.S. gives $258 million to big IT

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    It was back in July 2015 when then President Obama first signed an executive order for a high-performance computing (HPC) initiative in the United States. An exascale supercomputer would be capable of making a billion billion calculations per second and is expected to have the same processing power as the human brain at neural level.
  • Cordera volvió a los escenarios, y con él, la polémica

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    Gracias a La Trastienda por su valentía, gracias a ustedes por aguantar los trapos en estos nueve meses . Acá estoy para poner el pecho . El show de dos horas cerró con sus palabras: " Fue una noche inolvidable ". En agosto pasado, Cordera había dicho en una charla ante alumnos de TEA que algunas mujeres que "son histéricas y necesitan para tener sexo ser violadas porque tienen culpa y porque no quieren hacerlo libremente".
  • A2 Milk shares soar on sales guidance lift

    A2 Milk shares soar on sales guidance lift

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    The company, which makes a2 Platinum infant formula, says revenue is now forecast to be $NZ545 million ($A518 million) for the 2017 financial year, a rise of $NZ20 million ($A19 million) on the previous update. "Marketing expenditure in the second half is now expected to be approximately $NZ10 million higher than the first half of the 2017 financial year", the company said in a trading update.
  • China's Tencent leads $600 million investment in bike share startup Mobike

    China's Tencent leads $600 million investment in bike share startup Mobike

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    Mobike operates in around 100 Chinese cities and has raised over $900 million since October. We will accelerate the pace of global expansion, and our new target is to be in 200 cities by the end of this year . Since its launch just over a year ago, Mobike has negotiated software deals with Tencent and a tie-up with China's most popular messaging app WeChat.
  • Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

    Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

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    Together, we've gone far. Responding to the newspaper's report , a spokesman for Mr Trump's lawyer said: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", Trump told Comey at a January 27 dinner, according to Comey. Investigators will also look for any statements the president may have made publicly and privately to people outside the government about his reasons for firing Comey and his concerns about the ...
  • Motorola Moto E4 with 2GB RAM, 4G VoLTE announced

    Motorola Moto E4 with 2GB RAM, 4G VoLTE announced

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    Moto C Plus packs a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and ~66.2% screen-to-body ratio. Further, the Moto C Plus runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 quad-core Cortex-A53 processor which comes coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage.
  • Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

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    This is not the first time Hawaii has waived national policy pursued by Mr Trump. The Paris climate agreement still has a chance despite the "temporary absence of American leadership", Barack Obama said Tuesday, adding that he was cheered that US states, cities, corporations and others have chose to carry on with the Paris commitments.
  • Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

    Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

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    The alleged shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson , was a volunteer at many of Sanders' rallies. The White House pushed back Thursday against any suggestion that President Trump's rhetoric has fueled a politically toxic atmosphere that could have contributed to Wednesday's attack on GOP lawmakers in Alexandria, Va.
  • At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast

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    In a video posted on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, a man yells, "Now they are carrying out dead bodies!" Emblazoned on the walls were the Chinese characters for death , disaster and other related dark themes. An official at the police station in Fengxian county said the cause of the blast was under investigation. Another showed adults and children lying on the street, apparently unconscious.
  • Escaped Ga. inmates caught in Tenn. after manhunt

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    The two men were cellmates and friends in prison and may have planned their escape; however, the bus ride Tuesday morning was unscheduled, officials said. Rowe and Dubose crashed the auto and bailed out, running into the woods, Miller said. No one was injured, officials said. Some police cars followed them while others stayed back blocking the highway.
  • Taylor Swift returns to Spotify as Katy Perry releases new album

    Taylor Swift returns to Spotify as Katy Perry releases new album

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    Taylor Swift's five audio albums have not been available for online streaming on platforms such as Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora since 2014. "I think there should be an inherent value placed on art", she told TIME . Fellow pop star Katy Perry happens to also be releasing her new album " Witness " on Friday. A couple of years ago, the Grammy victor shook the music industry when she penned an open letter to Apple Music as she slammed their decision to not offer artist compensations ...
  • Trump Attacks Investigation of Possible Obstruction of Justice

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    He followed that post up by calling the Russian Federation probe "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" He declined to say whether he thought Trump sought to obstruct justice, saying that would be up to Mueller to sort out.
  • SpaceX's Elon Musk provides more details of his Mars colonization plan

    SpaceX's Elon Musk provides more details of his Mars colonization plan

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    One way is to live on Earth forever, and other is to see the eventual extinction event, but he is trying for existence on another planet. The paper had a 16-page narration of points the SpaceX CEO has been pondering over for many years and most recently revealed at the International Aeronautical Congress in Mexico last Sept (via Fortune ).
  • Harbour porpoise Daisy dies at Vancouver Aquarium

    Harbour porpoise Daisy dies at Vancouver Aquarium

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    She was first rescued by the Aquarium in August, 2008. The aquarium says there was a change in her behaviour earlier this month and because of that was receiving round the clock care. According to the aquarium, $45 million of public and private funding has already been spent on the upgrade. In October 2009 the Vancouver Aquarium got the status of a Coastal America Learning Center by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

    Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

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    The first pitch was thrown by one of the two heroes of the shooting , member of the Capitol Police David Bailey , who along with colleague Crystal Griner are credited with taking down the gunman . Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive. "We will not give in to fear, violence or hate", Aguilar said. Shortly after the shooting, coaches for both teams said they would go forward with the game.
  • Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten

    Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten

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    Two people were killed immediately and five others died from their injuries, Xinhua reported . Another shows people lying in a hospital. From 2010 to 2012, a series of stabbings, cleaver and hammer attacks took place in schools across China , leaving at least 25 people dead and some 115 injured.
  • Volkswagen unveils new version of Polo subcompact

    Volkswagen unveils new version of Polo subcompact

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    The new Polo will go on sale in Europe later this year. Pictures of Volkswagen's next-generation Polo have leaked onto the internet shortly before the car's official reveal. That means £11,500 will secure the entry-level Polo in S trim, while the Match and Beats editions will start in the region of £13,000. While the 1.6-litre, four-cylinder TDI will be offered as a diesel alternative.
  • Researchers Say New Solar Paint Could Produce Energy

    Researchers Say New Solar Paint Could Produce Energy

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    The material's ability to attract water vapor is so strong that it can provide the only needed source of water for the process. Australian scientists have developed a solar paint that will not only keep your house looking good, but also produced hydrogen , one of the cleanest fuels , from water vapour.
  • Ofcom Fines Mobile Network Provider Three For Emergency Call Failure

    Ofcom Fines Mobile Network Provider Three For Emergency Call Failure

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    An investigation by the telecoms regulator found that Three broke an important rule created to ensure everyone can contact the emergency services at all times . Three said in a statement: "Providing our customers with uninterrupted access to emergency services is a requirement we take extremely seriously". Ofcom's enforcement and investigations director, Gaucho Rasmussen, said that the "fine serves as a clear warning to the wider telecoms industry.
  • Fowler in control at Erin Hills in quest for first major

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    The U.S. Open will be played next year at Shinnecock Hills, where Mickelson was in position to win in 1995 and 2004. Among other notables, Masters champion Sergio Garcia posted four birdies and an eagle on his way to a 2-under 70 while Davis Love IV, son of Ryder Cup Captain Love III, signed for a 1-under 71 in his first start as a professional.
  • New Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) spotted ahead of official unveil

    New Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) spotted ahead of official unveil

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    And there is an abundance of news regarding the upcoming flagship device from Samsung. With iPhone 8 widely touted to feature an edge-to-edge display, we just need to wait and see what Samsung might unleash to address its closest competition in the premium smartphone segment.
  • Canaccord Genuity Downgrades Rating On Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

    Canaccord Genuity Downgrades Rating On Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

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    Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Alphabet by 4.0% in the first quarter. Ltd. boosted its stake in Alphabet by 1,116.6% in the fourth quarter. The firm had revenue of $24.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.18 billion. Apple delivered a return on capital employed of 25 per cent in 2016 and sits on a $250bn cash pile, Alphabet's Google is widely considered the world's most valuable brand and Amazon's share price has climbed 340 per cent in the ...
  • 2 members of Ohio family band dead, 1 hospitalized

    2 members of Ohio family band dead, 1 hospitalized

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    It happened Thursday around 4:30 p.m. Deputies received a 911 hang-up call around that time, from a land line on Dolphin Street. Authorities said Jacob T. Officers found 21-year-old James Stockdale and 54-year-old Kathryn Stockdale dead. The sheriff says a shotgun was used. According to the band's website, two other brothers are in the group along with their father.
  • Quantum communication and its application

    Quantum communication and its application

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    The obtained link-efficiency is many times higher than that of the direct bi-directional transmission of the two photons through telecommunication fibres, said Pan, who is also the lead scientist of QUESS. This smashes the previous record for entanglement distribution, which only reached up to 100 kilometres . "Showing and demonstrating it is quite a challenging task", says Alexander Ling, a physicist at the National University of Singapore.
  • Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

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    A Syrian refugee who escaped civil war for a better life in the United Kingdom has been named one of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London , the UK-based Syria Solidarity Campaign said Thursday. Gottardi told his father in separate calls that suffocating smoke in the stairs kept them inside their apartment and awaiting rescue. "The south part of Kensington is incredibly wealthy, it's the wealthiest part of the whole country".
  • 17 dead in London tower fire, police confirm

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    The political fallout of the fire, which trapped dozens of people in their beds, is also hurting May's Conservative Party, who run the local council and have been blamed by the opposition for spending cuts that starved budgets for building maintenance and safety checks.