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Chabad to Host Thousands of Eclipse-Chasers Across America

The Stillwater Public Library will be hosting a solar eclipse educational program ahead of the eclipse . While you can not completely prepare yourself for the sight of a total solar eclipse , ophthalmologists - physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care - want you to be prepared with proper eye protection.

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera: Most important thing is Michael Oher's health

Girma Berkessa says in the complaint that an "extremely intoxicated" Oher pushed him to the ground, kicked him and called him a homophobic slur several times April 14. Oher's eight-season, 110-game National Football League career began with Baltimore in 2009. Oher started all 16 regular season games in his first season with Carolina, including three postseason starts.

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Musk says received 'verbal' OK for NY-DC hyperloop; provides no detail

Musk tweeted that he received "verbal government approval" for his Boring Company , a tunnel drilling company he started previous year, to construct a Hyperloop tunnel to connect New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. The Boring Company's main goal is to construct tunnel networks beneath (and, eventually, between) traffic-choked cities such as Los Angeles, enabling speedier travel.

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UK's Jane Austen banknote doesn't seem to understand Pride And Prejudice

The 10-pound note will be made of the same material as the recently released 5-pound note, which means it also contains some animal fat. Criado-Perez gathered 35,000 signatures when the Bank of England announced that it would replace Elizabeth Fry on the £5 note with Winston Churchill, meaning women were totally unrepresented.

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Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite

Google has unveiled Hire , a new way for businesses to find and hire job seekers within the familiar confines of G Suite . Hire should also help with logistics, such as scheduling interviews and collaborating with hiring managers. The missing piece here is giving businesses tools for managing job posting - and maybe posting them directly to Google's new jobs widget in Search. Google Hire gives businesses the opportunity to manage their hiring efforts through collaboration and ...

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Australian Military To Be Given More Power To Tackle Terror Incidents

The government will also make changes to the act to make it easier for the ADF to support the police response, such as the ability to prevent suspected terrorists from leaving the scene of an incident. Under current laws, domestic police can only call on the defence force if it is believed that police capability or capacity to respond has been exceeded.

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Stanford professor Maryam Mirzakhani dies of cancer at age 40

After graduating from Iran's Sharif University of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics in 1999, she continued her education in the USA, earning a PhD in mathematics from Harvard University in 2004. "It breaks my heart... gone far too soon ." in an Instagram posting. She said the 2014 award was a great honor. It is given every four years to mathematicians under the age of 40.

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Jaguar launches new E-Pace with world record-breaking barrel roll

Yet all E-Paces bar the entry-level diesel come with four-wheel drive as standard, so this less significant than it first seems. Choose the 237bhp diesel or the 296bhp petrol engine and you'll get Jag's Active Driveline setup, which allows nearly all the engine's power to be sent to the rear wheels in certain circumstance to improve handling.

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Uber plucks success from Russian game of chicken

The Uber and Yandex brands and rider apps will continue to operate for the "foreseeable future"; the driver apps will be integrated after the transaction closes. Otkritie estimated the combination could push the taxi business into profitability by 2018 or 2019. It is now worth around $8 billion based on a recent funding that valued Didi at $50 billion.

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Stunning Images Capture First Close-Up With Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Launched Aug. 5, 2011, the solar-powered Juno picked up a gravitational boost during a close flyby of Earth in October 2013, putting the craft on a trajectory to intersect Jupiter. In the image above (his own work), we see a cropped version of the original JunoCam image in order to put Jupiter's Great Red Spot center-frame. We've taken our first close-up look at the biggest storm in our solar system .

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U.S. would welcome ailing Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo for medical treatment

The state-run Shenyang hospital has been steadily releasing more details on Liu's condition and treatment, revealing that his wife has been staying with him at the hospital and that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners have joined the medical team at the family's request.

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New Microsoft App Describes The World For The Visually Impaired

What's particularly impressive about the app is the breadth of things it can describe. The Seeing AI app is able to do all of these using artificial intelligence. The app shows off Microsoft's current capabilities in AI, while also addressing a group that the technology industry too often ignores. The app can recognize people it has seen before and analyze facial expressions to tell you how a person is feeling.

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WhatsApp set to integrate Payments Feature

Google is in advanced talks with NPCI to integrate its digital payment service, Android Pay , with UPI . Recent reports confirm that Google is awaiting Reserve Bank of India's approval to launch its UPI service in India. While Google is developing an India-specific app for UPI-enabled transactions, according to Hota, Uber , on the other hand, wants to allow its users to pay drivers using their choice of UPI-linked accounts.

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Israel says UNESCO Hebron vote "shameful"

In September, Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO after it adopted a resolution that Israel says denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem . She would not elaborate, saying the exact wording would be decided later. Twelve states on the World Heritage Committee voted in favor of the resolution, and three voted against it.

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Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attack

The force at the compound is estimated at 60 troops. This photo posted on a file sharing website Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, by the Islamic State Group in Sinai, a militant organization, shows a deadly attack by militants on an Egyptian police checkpoint, in el-Arish, north Sinai, Egypt.

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Sunday's stage in the Jura will be decisive, says Froome

Eurosport is the home of the Tour de France . "There is no big time trial for Chris to get that distance so it will open the race a little bit more". On a sweltering day in which the mercury pushed the high 30s, a breakaway of three riders - Frenchman Perrig Quemeneur ( Direct Energie ), Norway's Vegard Stake Laengen ( UAE Team Emirates ) and Belgian Frederik Backaert (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) - rode clear of the peloton in the opening kilometre.

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Doomfist is the latest 'Overwatch' hero

Ever since Overwatch's launch past year, there have been murmurs that Blizzard would add a new character called Doomfist to its roster of playable heroes. The video breaks down Doomfist's backstory, abilities , and an overall strategy for how best to use him. Doomfist is an Offense hero and is a highly mobile, powerful frontline fighter.

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'Splatoon 2' Splatfest Demo Announced For July 15

Today's Splatoon 2 Direct showed a lobby system that will be familiar to players of Arms, with avatars visualised on screen as they dance around a virtual room. Sometimes you just don't want to shoot ink around a skate park for a couple hours while you wait for other maps to cycle through. There's even a "Share" button available so you can post battles for some bragging rights.

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IPhone 8: Faster, more secure facial recognition to replace Touch ID?

It would be able to open secure apps and authenticate payments like Apple Pay , which are now locked through the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Kuo believes all three new models will start at 64GB of storage, running up to the 256GB level (no change at the top end).

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Sony Music to start pressing records after almost 30-year hiatus

Sony Music is back in the record pressing game after announcing it will open a new pressing plant next year. The company originally stopped producing vinyl in 1989 as the music-buying public moved instead to CD and other formats. Though used records account for 70% of vinyl sales at Lawson HMV Entertainment, the Lawson unit is apparently seeing stronger demand for new releases from popular artists as well.

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Instagram now uses machine learning to stop offensive comments

Wired has a big story on how the system was made, and it mentions that when a comment gets flagged, it'll be blocked for everyone - except the person who wrote it, so they won't know their remark didn't get through. Written remarks will otherwise appear as usual at Instagram , and users can opt to turn off the new filters. The new spam filter is going to look for any obvious spam in comments and block it automatically from posts and live videos.

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Senate to delay healthcare vote until after July 4 recess

Utah's Mike Lee became the fifth Republican senator to oppose letting the chamber formally begin considering the proposal. Republicans eager to repeal "Obamacare" suffered a deeply embarrassing setback today when shrinking support forced them to postpone votes on their controversial health care overhaul, one of President Donald Trump's top priorities.

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Clock Ticking Down on Health Care Overhaul: Can GOP Seal the Deal?

The Trump administration has said the Senate plan would end the individual coverage mandate, stabilize insurance markets, and give states flexibility in how they implement the new health care law; all while giving coverage to more people.

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Vivo first with fingerprint sensor under mobile display

The chip manufacturer announced that it is working on making under-display sensors and is even already making samples. "Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors for Glass and Metal", will reportedly start shipping to OEMs this month and will only work with Snapdragon 660 and 630 processors.

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Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 450 chip provides good battery life on a budget

That compares to the 28nm process that the Snapdragon 435 uses, and gives devices powered by the Snapdragon 450 chip four additional hours of battery life . It is also created to improve on previous generations by including support for enhanced dual camera at 13+13MP, or single camera support up to 21MP; hybrid autofocus; and 1080p video capture and playback at up to 60fps, enabling slow motion capture.