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The Young Fables' cover of "Purple Rain" will soon be available on Spotify and iTunes. Events on tap range from concert performances by Prince's former bandmates to panel discussions. Fink, and Bobby Z, with special guests Dez Dickerson and Andre Cymone, who were Prince's sidemen early in his career. Prince fans had been hoping to get their hands on new material from his extensive vaults but a legal tug of war involving his estate meant the Deliverance EP has had to be shelved at ...
  • ARMS Punches Its Way Onto Switch On 16th June

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    PT/6 p.m. EDT. The tech giant is also expected to release more info about other 3DS releases, though the focus will mainly be about the aforementioned games. As much as I highly doubt it, I have heard there is more to the game when you actually play it, so it there might be something to it. You can experience all this and more when Splatoon 2 releases on June 21.
  • NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

    NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

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    The trio closed the hatch to the Russian Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft near 1 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT) on Monday. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough was accompanied by Russian space agency cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko in the earthbound Soyuz MS-02 craft.
  • Russian Federation says USA airstrikes play into extremists' hands

    Russian Federation says USA airstrikes play into extremists' hands

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    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a visit to Moscow next week as tensions grow over events in Syria. In an interview to air Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation", Tillerson said Russians were not targeted by the strikes. The Turkish health ministry said on Thursday that initial findings pointed to the use of sarin nerve agent in the attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib which killed dozens and left hundreds more injured.
  • Samsung Electronics Profit Up 48 Percent For First Quarter

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    Samsung's sales over the cited period edged up 0.44 percent to 50 trillion won, the data also showed. That would be the second-highest quarterly operating profit for Samsung, after a high of 10.1 trillion won in the third quarter of 2013, the Yonhap news agency reported.
  • Apple Watch Series 3 to launch in the second-half of 2017

    Apple Watch Series 3 to launch in the second-half of 2017

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    Apple's next Apple Watch hasn't popped up in rumor mills as frequently as the iPhone 8 has, so there isn't a lot of information about the wearable floating about. Compal is one of the world's largest contract notebook manufacturers, and previous year shipped 5M wearable and Internet of Things devices. Apple is estimated to have shipped 11.9 million Apple Watches in 2016, accounting for 49% of overall smartwatch shipments, according to research firm Canalys.
  • TSG Hoffenheim 1-0 Bayern Munich

    TSG Hoffenheim 1-0 Bayern Munich

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    April 4 at 21:00, in Sinsheim on the field of the stadium "Virsol Rhein-Neckar Arena" will be another match of the 27th round of the German Bundesliga, in which Hoffenheim will play against Bayern. We only conceded one or two chances, which is in itself an incredible achievement against Bayern. Hamburg keeper Rene Adler got the better of Aubameyang in a one-on-one early before Dortmund counterpart Roman Burki did likewise to Bobby Wood at the other end.
  • Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

    Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

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    In Baltimore, the Justice Department is asking for a delay in Thursday's hearing on the consent decree between DOJ and the Baltimore Police Department. "We believe there are reforms needed". The Obama administration ordered a comprehensive review of numerous police departments throughout the US, which uncovered an unsurprising epidemic of institutional racism and police brutality against people of color.
  • Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders, set to end retirement

    Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders, set to end retirement

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    Former Colts punter Pat McAfee started the chaos by tweeting comments he heard from someone at the Raiders facility. Retired Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch reportedly told the Oakland Raiders that he intends to un-retire and play again, according to an National Football League insider.
  • Apple Announces New Mac Pro

    Apple Announces New Mac Pro

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    Apple has revealed new configurations for its Mac Pro on the same day it promised a complete rethink of its most powerful desktop machine. It doesn't pre-announce new products, and it doesn't go out of its way to prove it still loves its most ardent users.
  • 'Oath' is the name of Verizon's new 'disruptive' company

    'Oath' is the name of Verizon's new 'disruptive' company

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    Yahoo is selling its main operating business as a way to separate that from its more valuable stake in Chinese internet giant Alibaba, which will become a new entity, to be renamed Altaba, Inc., and will act as an investment company. The cons included the fact that " Oath .com" remains unregistered, that it sounds like "oaf" when spoken too quickly and "internal communications regarding "taking the oath" sound like suicide pacts, or at least something involving blood".
  • Its PV Sindhu all the way at India Open super series

    Its PV Sindhu all the way at India Open super series

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    She has now set up a mega clash with top seeded Carolina Marin of Spain, what is a rematch of the Rio Olympics Final. After the first six points, it was a closely fought encounter between the two of the world's best shuttlers. As Sung hit the net at matchpoint, Sindhu pumped her fists and the celebratory roar in the stands would just not stop. Sindhu started the deciding game aggressively, going into a 4-0 lead in little time .
  • Emmert: NCAA will decide next week whether to return to NC

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    Republican lawmakers and Cooper have sought an agreement by this week because the NCAA was poised to deny championship events to the state unless changes were made to the law known as House Bill 2. "Nobody is 100% happy, but I will say I'm 95% happy", said House Speaker Tim Moore, a Republican who supported the compromise. Did repeal of the law go far enough? Among the many companies calling for the law to be repealed was PayPal, which also announced that it was canceling its plans for a ...
  • Play Ms. Pac-Man On Google Maps

    Play Ms. Pac-Man On Google Maps

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    Open up the Google Maps app on your smartphone, for example, and you will be greeted with a Ms. Pac-Man icon to start playing the game immediately on the actual map itself. If you thought you would avoid April Fools' Day gags and pranks this year because the actual day falls on a Saturday, think again. All you need to do to move Ms.
  • Trump's net worth dwindled to $3.5 billion, Forbes says

    Trump's net worth dwindled to $3.5 billion, Forbes says

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    Forbes said the RIL chairman sparked a price war in the Indian telecom market with the launch of the Jio4G phone service last September. For the fourth year in a row, Bill Gates - the man who once said, "Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point" - tops Forbes magazine's list of billionaires.