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The world's 1.8 million Muslims are getting ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr (the "feast of breaking the fast"), which marks the end of Ramadan , the Islamic holy month of fasting. The celebrations last for three days, and are seen as a time of forgiveness and of giving thanks to Allah for helping people to complete their spiritual fasting.
  • USA protectionism poses sizable risk to Mexico growth

    USA protectionism poses sizable risk to Mexico growth

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    The Paris-based economic think tank released a report Wednesday saying there should be further tightening of macro-prudential measures undertaken past year, echoing recent advice by the International Monetary Fund. Global growth remains below long-term averages, however, and wages are not yet growing as much as hoped. That view is based on predictions for core inflation to slowly approach the target by the end of 2018.
  • Apple watchOS 4 release date, news and rumors

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    A developer preview of watchOS 4 will be available for all Apple Watches starting today and users should be able to experience all the features later this year. Multiple workouts can be combined back-to-back, letting you train for demanding physical events like triathlons without having to return to the Watch between stages.
  • Black hole collision reveals clues to early cosmos

    Black hole collision reveals clues to early cosmos

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    The new data doesn't actually provide evidence as to whether these specific black holes were moving in a particular direction, but the data does provide the first suggestion that black hole mergers can be non-aligned. During this hole-on-hole merger, the equivalent of two solar masses were converted into gravitational waves. Prior to a black hole merger like the ones detected by LIGO, two black holes orbit around one another.
  • DJI Launches New Drone: Spark

    DJI Launches New Drone: Spark

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    The all new Spark houses a 1,480 mAh battery and is capable of 16 minutes of flight at a speed of 20km/h on a normal windy day. Aussie price: $859. The world's largest consumer drone maker claims that users will be able to go from in-hand to in-the-air taking photos in just seconds. As drones become more and more accessible and user friendly, one of the major drone brands, DJI , has introduced a tiny, affordable drone packed with easy-to-use features, making it ideal for novices.
  • Sea lion drags young girl off dock and underwater in scary video

    Sea lion drags young girl off dock and underwater in scary video

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    Fujiwara said he goes to the dock regularly but has never seen anything like what he captured in the video . "You wouldn't go up to a grizzly bear in the bush and hand him a ham sandwich, so you shouldn't be handing a thousand-pound wild mammal in the water slices of bread", Kiesman told CBC .
  • UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

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    The North's official KCNA news agency, citing the spokesman for the foreign ministry, said the country had "substantially displayed" the capabilities for mounting a nuclear attack on Hawaii and Alaska and had built full capabilities for attacking the USA mainland.
  • Playboy bunny can't get charges dropped in privacy case

    Playboy bunny can't get charges dropped in privacy case

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    Mathers was Playmate of the Year in 2015, and she is arguably an example of classic beauty-she is thin, has a symmetrical face, and has long blonde hair. Prosecutors have pushed for a conviction on the charge and four weeks of community service with a road crew, according to court papers. "I'm sorry that if it can't be seen on social media the remorse doesn't exist to you".
  • Motorola Releases Moto gS and Moto gS plus soon

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    Lenovo is set to launch two devices under each of its smartphone series, except for the "X" series, which will just have the Moto X 2017 edition. Looks like there will be only one Moto X for 2017. But the Moto Z Force will come with a 5.5-inch shatterproof display . It will have a 5.5 inch full HD display along with Moto Mods. Motorola team members are doing hard work to release the Moto E4, E4 Plus along with affordable Moto C and C Plus handsets.
  • Moto Z2 Play specs may not feature a large battery

    Moto Z2 Play specs may not feature a large battery

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    We now know that reducing the thickness will lead to a significant reduction in battery capacity, a fact that we found out from the filtration of the characteristics of Moto Z2 Play. The Moto Z2 Play will come powered by a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor. The internal storage is doubled and set to a satisfying 64 GBs. Its 5.5-inch diagonal and 1080 x 1920 resolution remain static from year-to-year, most likely because Motorola needed to ensure that all of the MotoMods maintain ...
  • Major Halley's Comet meteor shower 'peaks' this weekend

    Major Halley's Comet meteor shower 'peaks' this weekend

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    For those in the Northern Hemisphere, Miami skywatchers will get a better show than NY and San Francisco, but you should be able to see some no matter where you are. These meteors are called "Earthgrazers" as they just graze the upper atmosphere under these conditions. The longer nights in the Southern Hemisphere allows the radiant to rise higher in their sky.
  • 'We are not a poor country' - Mugabe

    'We are not a poor country' - Mugabe

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    Other panelists include, former African Development Bank, President Donald Kaberuka, Oxfam Director Winnie Byanyima, Hollywood actor and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace, Forest Whitaker. "We are not a poor country, can't be a fragile state", Mugabe said, despite thousands of households already coping with food scarcity due to lack of rainfall for two consecutive seasons.
  • IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

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    The image shared in the report shows both a standard Galaxy S8 and the larger Plus variant affected by the red tint. Considering that Samsung had fatal issues with the battery in their last big flagship phone, you would think the company might want to make it easier for a phone fix team to get the battery out of the Galaxy S8.
  • Tennessee Titans Draft WR Corey Davis With No. 5 Pick

    Tennessee Titans Draft WR Corey Davis With No. 5 Pick

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    And not many would have predicted that Davis would amass a standard-setting 5,278 yards on 326 catches, 52 of which resulted in touchdowns, during his four years of college. "I come from little-to-nothing", he said. "I have seen that guy up close and personal and we are excited to have him". He said before the draft that Mariota is his favorite National Football League quarterback .
  • Call of Duty WWII

    Call of Duty WWII

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    Call of Duty: WWII is set in the POV of a Texas native, Red Daniels, fighting with a band of brothers throughout. Marketing has failed to keep secrets once again as new marketing for " Call of Duty: WWII " has leaked the video game's release date and many more other details.
  • Google tweaks search results to squash fake news

    Google tweaks search results to squash fake news

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    You might think it's running completely on algorithms and AI these days, but Google actually has human evaluators that perform searches, assess the results and provide feedback back to the company. Google said it has updated its algorithms to better prioritize "authoritative" content. Users will be able to report autocomplete suggestions as either "hateful", "sexually explicit", "violent or includes unsafe and harmful activity", or "other".
  • Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

    Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

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    The probe will make the first of these gap runs next Wednesday, repeating the dive every six and a half days through to its death plunge, scheduled to occur at about 10:45 GMT on 15 September. The concern is whether computer models of Saturn's rings are accurate. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a joint project of NASA , the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Italian Space Agency.
  • SNES Classic reportedly in the works (because of course it is)

    SNES Classic reportedly in the works (because of course it is)

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    Per the report , it is believed that Nintendo will stay true to the "plug and play" setup that worked so well with the NES Classic before it, meaning a pre-loaded selection of classic games. It's home to some of my favourite games ever, including the likes of Chrono Trigger , Final Fantasy 6, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid - and the first good home version of Street Fighter II.
  • Google plans to launch its own ad-blocker in Chrome

    Google plans to launch its own ad-blocker in Chrome

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    The term "unacceptable" in the ad standards referred to pop-up ads, autoplay videos, and "prestitial" ads. Lots of folks run ad-blocking add-ons in their browsers, but soon Google may be adding an ad-blocker of its own to Chrome. Would Chrome ever offer its own whitelisting service or will it stick to predefined standards set by an independent organization? If Google were to go with a single-ad-blocking feature rather than something that blocks all the ads on a website, it could ...
  • Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

    Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

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    Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the USA position that Assad should leave power. After Tillerson spent three hours talking with Lavrov and nearly two hours at the Kremlin with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lavrov, sitting three feet from Tillerson, aired a long list of grievances with the United States, some dating back many years.