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Google Assistant visual snapshot to offer you an overview of your day

Google today announced that it is rolling out a new visual overview of your day the next when you open the  Assistant app on your Android phone. It will fill it with proactive suggestions and personalized information to help you stay on top of your day. Google is calling this new addition; 'visual snapshot' and it provides curated, helpful information based on the time of day, location, and your recent interactions with the Assistant. This will be available on Android and iOS devices in all l...
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Essential Phone fire sale is the best way to spend $250 on a smartphone (ars technica)

It's Amazon Prime Day, and that means a large collection of deals that may or may not be a great value. We have a big post covering much of the tech stuff, but I wanted to highlight this insane Essential Phone deal that lets you have a 2017 flagship smartphone for $250. Less than a year ago, this phone was $700. A comparable Snapdragon 835 phone from Samsung (the Galaxy S8) is $500. Today, you can buy two Essential Phones for the cost of the Galaxy S8. We found the Essential Phone to be a very i...
Tags: News, Samsung, Ron Amadeo, It ran stock Android

Marriott Will Stop Using Plastic Straws in all of its Hotels by 2019

Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next yea
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Brands, Marriott, Marriott International, Overnight, Onetime

So-so All-Star Game at home for Nationals' Scherzer, Harper

For Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and any Nationals Park regulars in attendance, this home All-Star Game probably felt rather familiar            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Max Scherzer Bryce Harper, Scherzer Harper

Mariners’ Jean Segura sure hit like an All-Star Game MVP, but maybe this was another snub

Mariners players in the 89th All-Star Game, in Washington, D.C., cherished the experience. Segura hit a key three-run homer. “Even though I didn’t win the MVP, I’m really excited," he said after the game.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Mlb, Mariners, Segura, Jean Segura

Man accused of killing 2 appointed high-priced attorney

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been appointed the high-priced attorney he asked for last year. The Orlando Sentinel reports that a judge assigned Miami attorney Terry Lenamon as Markeith Loyd’s lead attorney Tuesday. His previous attorney stepped down last month because of […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Miami, Orlando Fla, Orlando Sentinel, Nation & World, Markeith Loyd, Terry Lenamon

Prominent sovereign citizen sentenced for federal bank fraud

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A prominent sovereign citizen has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for conspiring to launder money. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Heather Ann Tucci-Jarraf was sentenced Tuesday after delivering a 45-minute speech denying the federal judge’s jurisdiction and likening imprisonment to a “hostage situation.” She was convicted in […]
Tags: News, Knoxville, Tenn AP, Knoxville News Sentinel, Nation & World, Heather Ann Tucci Jarraf

Scotland's papers: Vote Leave broke law, and Tiger's Open dream

The Vote Leave group being fined for breaking electoral law and Tiger Woods' Open dream feature on the front pages.
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Reno scores four runs in 8th inning to edge Tacoma, 10-9

Tacoma’s Adam Law was 4 for 5 with a three-run homer.
Tags: News, Sports, Reno, Tacoma, Mariners, Adam Law

Gwasanaethau menopos 'yn methu menywod' medd ymgyrchwyr

Ymgyrchwyr yn galw am well gwasanaethau a chymorth i fenywod wrth iddyn nhw wynebu diwedd eu mislif.
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Cliff Richard: Ruling on singer's suing of the BBC due

Sir Cliff Richard is suing the BBC over coverage of a police raid on his home.
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Fewer young people out of work

The figures suggest more young adults are in training or education, keeping unemployment numbers down.
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Your Pictures in Wales: 11 July - 17 July 2018

A selection of your pictures from across Wales.
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Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Everything in the Blockbuster video stores closing in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. KTUU-TV reports the Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie “Cinderella Man” and other movie memorabilia previously owned by the actor. The stores in Anchorage and […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Russell Crowe, Anchorage, Anchorage Alaska, Nation & World, KTUU TV

Too many babies overfed, experts fear

Government advisers publish new guidance - the first in more than 20 years - on healthy feeding for babies.
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Big 12 Preview: Post Mayfield, can Oklahoma be derailed?

Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, NFL, Ap, Oklahoma, Mayfield, Baker Mayfield

All-Star power surge: Record 10 homers in AL’s 8-6 victory over NL in 10 innings

Mariner Jean Segura hit a three-run homer and Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning for the American League. Every run but one scored on a homer.
Tags: News, Sports, Mariners, NL, Astros, George Springer, Alex Bregman, Mariner Jean Segura

'Incredible' next-generation Air Force One to be red, white and blue, cost $3.9 billion

The next generation of Air Force One will abandon the planes' traditional color scheme in favor of red, white and blue, President Donald Trump said. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Boeing secured the $3.9 billion contract for two planes.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Department Of Defense, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Boeing

Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports Rocket Lab announced Tuesday that it’s seeking to build a launch complex in the U.S. to complement its current launch site in New Zealand. Alaska’s Pacific Spaceport Complex is […]
Tags: Business, News, California, Ap, Alaska, Kodiak, Kodiak Alaska, Nation & World, New Zealand Alaska, Kodiak Daily Mirror

Watergate reporter: Nixon didn't experience this

Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein tells Anderson Cooper that we have never seen Democrats and Republicans questioning "the loyalty of the President" to the country.
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News Daily: I misspoke, says Trump, and tough day for May

Your morning briefing for Wednesday 18 July 2018.
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Oregon man sentenced for fraudulently using benefits card

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to three years of probation for illegally using the state benefits card of a man who died. KPTV-TV reports 53-year-old Michael Mahoney pleaded guilty to identity theft and unlawfully using a food stamp benefit. Multnomah County prosecutors say Mahoney found James Bland dead in November […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Portland, Multnomah County, Mahoney, Ore AP, Nation & World, Michael Mahoney, James Bland

CCEA threats linked to Keady school exams investigation

A letter, which also threatened a CCEA worker's children, is connected to an exam cheating inquiry.
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Search abandoned for Glenburn Reservoir teenager

The emergency services responded to reports that a boy was in the water at Glenburn Reservoir.
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Eugene officials enact ban on wildlife feeding

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene officials have approved a ban on feeding wildlife in an attempt to contain the growing rat and wild turkey populations. The Register-Guard reports the city council enacted the nuisance code ordinance Monday, prohibiting the intentional feeding of wild animals and the storing of food or garbage in a way that […]
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San Diego chase leads CHP across three counties

(KGTV) -- A San Diego driver led California Highway Patrol officers on a high speed chase from El Cajon to Los Angeles County Tuesday night. The chase started around 7:24 p.m. when CHP officers attempted to pull over a driver in a Nissan Rogue for speeding. The driver took off on CA-52 and headed to CA-12, according to CHP. As of 10 p.m. the chase was ongoing in the northeastern San Fernando Valley, still heading north on I-5 at speeds around 65-70, according to our ABC affiliate in LA. Around 1...
Tags: News, Abc, La, San Diego, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Nissan, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, El Cajon, San Fernando Valley, KGTV

Irish cabinet plans for no-deal Brexit

Foreign Minister Simon Coveney is to outline preparations "for all scenarios" at a cabinet meeting.
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Melanoma blood test: Scientists unveil 'world-first' research

Billed as a world first, the test is designed to detect the skin cancer in its early stages.
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Josh Hart matures during summer league, wins MVP

Despite his Los Angeles Lakers losing to the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA Summer League championship game, Josh Hart was named league MVP after a stellar two-week performance            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Los Angeles Lakers, Portland Trail Blazers, Mvp, NBA Summer League, Josh Hart

Mother Teresa’s Charity Is Under Investigation Over Baby-Selling Claims

A nun and employee were arrested earlier this month for allegedly selling a baby
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