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Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

Serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for murder, details suggest that Hernandez had killed Lloyd to hide his bisexuality and that he had a gay lover in prison up until his death. Furthermore, Ernest Wallace-who was Hernandez's co-defendant in the Lloyd murder case-reportedly told detectives that Hernandez killed Lloyd shortly after Lloyd called him a "schmoocher", which Hernandez took to be a gay slur. Read More

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Nintendo Reveals Reason Behind NES Classic Departure

Nintendo Reveals Reason Behind NES Classic Departure

Most have run out of stock for quite some time and chances of seeing them re-stocked could be low. NES Classic Edition was only a cool novelty item that would make a great Christmas 2016 gift . As of this writing, there is no word yet on what games would be included in the mini SNES . This could include stuff like Activision's Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games (which we'd be down to play again in a heartbeat - the classics are still a blast), Capcom's Resident Evil 2 , and Natsume's Harvest ... Read More

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Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

Reuters , citing an Interfax news report , adds that Justice Ministry attorney Svetlana Borisova said the Jehovah's Witnesses "pose a threat to the rights of the citizens, public order and public security". The judicial action came after a request from the Russian Ministry of Justice to label the Jehovah's Witnesses an extremist group. However, the religious group isn't going down without a fight. Read More

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Microsoft Authenticator app adds phone sign-in option, skips the password

Microsoft Authenticator app adds phone sign-in option, skips the password

The eternal chicken-and-egg situation of low usage both causing weak app support and being caused by weak app support continues to be something that Microsoft has little interest in fixing. Whether you're an Office 365 user or not, To-Do is definitely worth a look. Exciting features from Wunderlist such as sharing lists, availability on all platforms (including Windows 10 Mobile ), and integrations with external services, as promised by Microsoft , will be made available on To-do in the ... Read More

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Instagram now works offline

Instagram now works offline

Once a connection is re-established, the app will simply sync up all of this data. It is possible using Read support which let Instagram developers unlock the offline consumption and stores the content in zipped version. You will be able to still see the content that was previously loaded before you lost Internet. Facebook's recently updated Lite version also works in a similar way, and which shows the message "you can still post while offline" when using the social network. Read More

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Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'The Last Jedi'

With Harrison Ford's Han Solo murdered in "The Force Awakens", and Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker evidently the actual last Jedi , that means this episode of the epic space opera will bring to an end the original trio of beloved characters. 'I'm not speaking to you, you're such a judgmental, royal brat!' We went through it all. "What Rian wrote and the performance she ends up giving is an awesome tribute to her talent", the Lucasfilm president added. Read More

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Double award for Jaguar F-PACE | Awards

Double award for Jaguar F-PACE | Awards

And along with taking the leading award, the F-Pace likewise scooped this year's statute in the style category- an award open up to any automobile nominated in any category. Jaguar's first SUV F-Pace was declared the World Car Design of the Year and World Car of the Year 2017 at the New York International Auto Show , that kicked off on Wednesday. Read More

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OnePlus 5 Rumored To Sport 8GB Of RAM

OnePlus 5 Rumored To Sport 8GB Of RAM

OnePlus is apparently going to follow the 2017 trend of a bezel-free design for its next flagship phone. Well, here is a small highlight of this scenario. Even though they were launched past year, they still offer the best value for money. Other potential features of the OnePlus 5 phone might also include IP68 water and dust resistance, wireless charging and micro SD support expandable up to 256GB. Read More

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Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

Rising demand for memory chips and organic light-emitting diode screens helped to fuel a rise in sales to 50 trillion won in the quarter, compared with the 49.5 trillion won analysts expected. LG Electronics is expecting a strong first quarter with operating profits rising 82.4 percent from a year ago. From the previous three-month period, the profit increased 7.38 percent. Read More

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Sensex opens 100 pts lower on caution ahead of RBI meet outcome

Sensex opens 100 pts lower on caution ahead of RBI meet outcome

The Reserve Bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent for the third monetary policy review in a row on Thursday citing upside risk to inflation. Besides, profit booking after Wednesday's gains, coupled with negative global cues, hampered the upward movement of the key indices. Buying in energy 1.20 per cent, realty 0.91 per cent, media 0.65 per cent, commodities 0.58 per cent, metal 0.28 per cent and IT 0.26 per cent capped the losses. Read More

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Verizon to take 'Oath' as new company to run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon to take 'Oath' as new company to run Yahoo, AOL

What in tarnation? Is the combination of Yahoo and AOL some kind of demonic telecom funded cult? But Verizon's decision will make a lot of sense if it chooses to leverage the massive recognition of names like Yahoo Mail and Yahoo News. It's important to note that Verizon isn't purchasing all of Yahoo's assets. Verizon agreed to buy Yahoo's core Internet business for $4.8 billion in July. Read More

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Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels

Which means that the Tar Heels are going to have to find a way to win, the same way they found a way to win on Saturday. "Man, just an awesome, awesome basketball game, with just how hard both teams competed", Gonzaga's Few said. Tyler Dorsey followed with a three-pointer for OR before Meeks scored inside again for North Carolina. He is not often called upon to be a leading scorer, but when the Tar Heels went cold against Oregon, Meeks dominated with 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting. Read More

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Destiny 2 - Spanish retailer leaks first details, confirms PC version

Destiny 2 - Spanish retailer leaks first details, confirms PC version

That said, it's nice to see the studio putting more emphasis on storytelling in the Destiny sequel. Bungie and Activision has announced that Destiny 2 will be out later this year. On a recent earnings call, Activision themselves addressed the elephant in the room when it comes to Destiny's story. The PS4 version of the game will come with "timed" exclusive content through at least Fall 2018. Read More

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