• Nokia 7 Plus first impressions
Nokia 7 Plus first impressions

This handset will be available in offline market from 6 of April onwards. The Nokia 1 is powered by 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

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  • Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata dies aged 82
Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata dies aged 82

It was inspired in part by his own real life experiences: At aged 9 Takahata survived a United States air raid on Okoyama. He was first intrigued by animation when he saw the French animated cartoon feature Le Roi et l'Oiseau (The King and the Mockingbird).

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  • Soft drinks prices set to spike
Soft drinks prices set to spike

But others say it is still too early to judge the impact. In effect, the companies he rates companies will need to pay 24p per liter of drink if it contains 8 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters and 18p per liter of drink if it contains between 5 - 8 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters.

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  • Woman arrested after allegedly shooting at Mid City home, police say
Woman arrested after allegedly shooting at Mid City home, police say

The prime accused in a case filed over an attack on a police officer was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives at Jailkhana intersection of Gauripur upazila in Mymensingh early Wednesday, reports UNB. Officer Charley Davidson the officer was patrolling on a bicycle when he saw the suspect point a gun at him and run off. The suspect was ...

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  • World shares slide as US-China trade dispute escalates
World shares slide as US-China trade dispute escalates

The latest round of tariff threats is in addition to the recently imposed 25 percent tariffs on Chinese steel and 10 percent on aluminium. Also on Wednesday, analysts warned that the USA automobile industry would suffer under the new tariffs - with BMW, Mercedes-Benz and the already embattled Tesla among the worst hit.

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  • Police say 4 wounded at YouTube HQ shooting, suspect dead
Police say 4 wounded at YouTube HQ shooting, suspect dead

President Donald Trump is aware of the situation and is monitoring it from the White House. Trump himself responded to the shooting a short while later, tweeting , "Was just briefed on the shooting at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California .

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  • Gazan dies of wounds, death toll rises to 18
Gazan dies of wounds, death toll rises to 18

While Hamas claimed Monday that 18 had died, the official news agency of the Palestinian Authority had the number at 16. The Israeli military has said those killed by troops were men who were involved in violence and who belonged to Hamas and other militant factions.

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  • States with legal marijuana see fewer opioid prescriptions
States with legal marijuana see fewer opioid prescriptions

Opioid death rates are not lower in states that do not have protection for the use of marijuana , showing a clear link between the two . New research has been released that further highlights the potential role of medical cannabis in combating the Nation's opioid crisis.

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  • Autism advocates hope to foster awareness and acceptance
Autism advocates hope to foster awareness and acceptance

In Kenya, no official statistics have been released, however the Autism Society of Kenya had estimated prevalence of 4% in 2007. Other significant and imperative issues to be focused on and delivering limelight on the WAAD 2018 or the World Autism Awareness Day are, rights to marriage, family, and parenthood on a normal basis, as mentioned ...

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  • Skipper Paine plays down broken thumb woes
Skipper Paine plays down broken thumb woes

Captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were all sent home from the tour and banned long-term for their roles in a plan to cheat in the last game in Cape Town . South Africa's frustrating morning was compounded when seamer Morne Morkel, playing in his final test before retirement from global cricke...

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  • US, South Korea kick off joint military exercises after hiatus
US, South Korea kick off joint military exercises after hiatus

The two allies will also carry out the two-weeks Key Resolve maneuvers, an exercise including computer-based simulations from April 23 with the participation of 12,200 USA soldiers. The drills usually begin in February or March, but were delayed for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics. South Korean and U.S. Marines hold a joint landin...

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  • Humans have a new 'organ' interstitium: Body's 'shock absorber' discovered by researchers
Humans have a new 'organ' interstitium: Body's 'shock absorber' discovered by researchers

Scientists said the organ called the interstitium could be the largest in the human body . The study further said "It looks like a mesh". Located just below the skin's surface, it surrounds veins and arteries, casing the fibrous tissue present between the muscles lining our lungs, urinary system and digestive tracts.

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  • 5 promises for seniors in 2018 Ontario budget
5 promises for seniors in 2018 Ontario budget

Finance Minister Charles Sousa formally presented the budget on Wednesday, but Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the new programs earlier last week. " Doug Ford wants to take a bulldozer to a province that has worked so hard to get to this place", she said in a speech at the Economic Club of Canada.

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  • Saudi Arabia and SoftBank plan world's largest solar project
Saudi Arabia and SoftBank plan world's largest solar project

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son revealed the project Tuesday in NY at a ceremony with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The first solar panels will be imported from an established manufacturer, Son said , but all the equipment for the project will be manufactured in Saudi Arabia after the first couple of years.

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  • SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala'
SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala'

A bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, while issuing notice to the Centre and other parties, agreed to let the matter be heard by a Constitution Bench given its importance. At that time, SC chose to just focus on the Triple Talaq issue and pushed the other two aside to be dealt with late...

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  • Trump congratulates Putin on winning presidential election
Trump congratulates Putin on winning presidential election

Sanders adds that the call was meant to discuss areas of cooperation between the USA and Russian Federation. The White House said in a statement that Trump and Putin in their phone call earlier on Tuesday discussed the bilateral relations, resolving to continue dialogue about mutual national security priorities and challenges.

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  • British diplomats declared personas non grata in Russian Federation
British diplomats declared personas non grata in Russian Federation

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday stated that it was "highly likely" Russian Federation was to blame for the attack. The Russian Foreign Ministry ordered the 23 diplomats to leave within a week. The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected re-election Sunday for another six-year presidential term. It is the largest expulsion ...

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  • Militant from Telangana killed in J&K encounter
Militant from Telangana killed in J&K encounter

Kothagudem SP Ambar Kishore Jha, in an exclusive interview, told India Today, "Taufiq was radicalised through social media and later, he joined the terror organisation in Jammu and Kashmir". Three militants were killed in an overnight encounter at Hakora-Badasgam village in Dooru area of Anantnag district on Sunday. A key document that was recove...

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  • Judge rules Jackpot victor can remain anonymous
Judge rules Jackpot victor can remain anonymous

Last month a judge ruled that she could start collecting the money she won in the jackpot. Shaheen's law firm, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., said the woman made a "huge mistake" signing her real name on the back of the ticket before contacting them or placing the money in a trust fund that would have allowed her to stay anonymous.

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  • Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win
Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win

Will history repeat itself? Completing the quarter-final line-up are matches pitting Australia against Pool D runners-up South Africa, and England against Pool C runners-up Kenya. Canada's Nathan Hirayama did however secure his own milestone as he passed sevens' great Waisale Serevi on the all-time points table with a total of 1328.

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  • Russian TV anchor warns 'traitors' not to settle in Britain
Russian TV anchor warns 'traitors' not to settle in Britain

Yulia Skripal remains in a critical condition. CCTV footage carried by British media showed a woman and a older man walking near the bench where Skripal was found. Zizzi and a nearby pub, the Bishop's Mill, are later cordoned off by police. Sergei Viktrovich Skripal was born in the Soviet Union on June 23, 1951.

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  • Cuonzo Martin: Porter Jr. will play for Mizzou in SEC Tourney opener
Cuonzo Martin: Porter Jr. will play for Mizzou in SEC Tourney opener

At the end of Feburary, Porter Jr., was cleared for basketball activities. "I think we'll be fine because they got a chance to play with him", said Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin . North Carolina A&T is at 19-13 after going 3-29 last season, while UC Santa Barbara is 22-8 after a 6-22 mark in 2016-17. TURNING POINT: Missouri tied the game at...

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  • Child marriage laws in Kentucky could be changing
Child marriage laws in Kentucky could be changing

Republican Sen. Bill Galvano said he asked for and received the approval of Feis' family before proposing the amendment. "It took longer than people would like, but I feel good about this product", said Sen. "We will make budget cuts and ensure stability for West Virginia", Senate President Mitch Carmichael said today on MetroNews' "Talkline". Th...

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  • Teens using e-cigarettes show evidence of same toxic chemicals as smokers
Teens using e-cigarettes show evidence of same toxic chemicals as smokers

The study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco published their findings in the Pediatrics Medical Journal , identifying five chemicals that can cause cancer within the smoking devices. It was the first known study to report on the presence of potentially cancer-causing compounds in the bodies of adolescents who use...

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  • Flu season worst since 2009, CDC says
Flu season worst since 2009, CDC says

This season of misery, fevers, chills, muscle aches and overwhelming fatigue has been especially severe because of the predominant flu strain circulating. "We do know that the vaccine is worth getting", Schuchat said. And while scientists pursue the holy grail of a universal flu vaccine , they should also try to understand how our current producti...

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