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Tuesday, Jul 3

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Vietnamese Manufacturers To Challenge Samsung Dominance In Local Smartphone Market

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Vietnamese companies are eager to challenge the foreign smartphone brands in the country’s market. They are specifically longing to break the Samsung empire in Vietnam’s smartphone market.

Samsung Lowers Galaxy Note 8 Price Ahead Of Note 9 Launch

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In a not-so-surprising move, Samsung Electronics has lowered the price of its Galaxy Note 8 flagship phablet ahead of the Note 9’s unveiling early next month.

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Apple Still Pondering Possible MediaTek Deal On Modem Chips For iPhones

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In the recent years, Apple has relied on Qualcomm for the modem chips of its iPhones. However, the Cupertino giant wants to change this by tapping another chip supplier. But it has yet to decide if that supplier is going to be Taiwan-based…

Monday, Jul 2

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen Could Control Music Playback Via Bluetooth

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Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 9 is expected to come with high-end features. Now it appears as though even the phablet’s S Pen could be getting some new features that will make it more useful than its predecessors.

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Woman's Body Found Decomposed In Funeral Home Years After Family Paid For Cremation

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A family in South Carolina has filed a lawsuit against a funeral home, claiming the body of a relative was left decomposing in the facility for several years.

World Series 2018 Betting Odds: Astros, Yankees, Red Sox Rank As Top Title Contenders

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The New York Yankees retook their place atop the MLB standings this past weekend with a series victory over the Boston Red Sox. Boston has the second-best record in baseball, but neither team begins the season’s fourth month as the…

Lyft Buys Company Behind Citi Bike, Announces Lyft Bikes

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Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have already grown to dominate urban commuting by car. On Monday, Lyft revealed it would throw its hat into another ring: Bike-sharing.

Latest ‘Legally Blonde 3’ News: Everything We Know About The Sequel Movie

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The verdict is in for the case of if there’s finally going to be a third “Legally Blonde” or not, and the answer is yes, there most definitely will be. This news will hear no objections from fans of Reese Witherspoon’s original 2001 movie…

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Lakers Rumors: What's Next For Los Angeles After Signing LeBron James In 2018 Free Agency?

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The Los Angeles Lakers won the biggest prize in free agency by signing LeBron James to a four-year contract. The move puts L.A. back in the playoff picture for the first time in five years, drastically improving a team that finished 12…

When Some Police Feel Misunderstood, It Can Impact Their Performance

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Amid a string of fatal police shootings of unarmed black citizens, the Pew Research Center ran a massive study in 2017 of 8,000 U.S. police officers asking them about their experiences.

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Jamie Foxx Seemingly Unbothered By Split Report With Rumored Girlfriend Katie Holmes

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Jamie Foxx was spotted out enjoying himself with some close friends over the weekend amid reports he split with rumored girlfriend Katie Holmes over “trust issues.”

Priest Tells Family To 'Get The Hell Out Of My Church' During Funeral

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A grieving family was kicked out of a church in Maryland last week after a priest became angered by a damaged chalice.

When Does ‘Good Witch’ Return? Season 4 Finale Recap, 2018 Movie Update

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Season 4 of Hallmark Channel’s “Good Witch” might be over, but the show isn’t gone for good. The fate of the show in terms of a Season 5 remains unknown, but the network announced that the series will return with a Halloween movie special…

Instagram Stories Doubles Up On Snapchat In Daily Active Users

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Not even two years after Instagram took one of Snapchat’s most popular features and reconfigured it for its own service, the photo-sharing app has come out well on top. Instagram announced last week that its version of Stories now has more…

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‘Animal Kingdom’ Season 3 Spoilers: Episode 6, ‘Broke From The Box’ Synopsis

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Just when the Cody boys believe they have gotten things under control, unexpected events threaten their survival. On “Animal Kingdom” Season 3, episode 6, Smurf will learn some upsetting news as the boys deal with their new reality.

‘Agents Of SHIELD’ Star Henry Simmons Will Be Heartbroken If Coulson Dies

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It seems the “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” cast still doesn’t know if Coulson will die. In a birthday message for co-star Henry Simmons, Coulson actor Clark Gregg continued to hint that he might not be back on the show, much to…

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LeBron James Contract: What The Lakers Will Pay The NBA's Best Player In 2018, 2019, 2020

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LeBron James’ decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers wasn’t about just next season. The NBA’s best player plans to be in L.A. for the long haul.

Did Iran Attempt To Assassinate Donald Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani?

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BRUSSELS - An Iranian diplomat has been arrested along with two people suspected of plotting a bomb attack on a meeting of an exiled Iranian opposition group in France, Belgian authorities said on Monday.

Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault, Hypnotizing Students And Making Them Call Him 'Master'

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A former Pennsylvania elementary school teacher has been accused of having inappropriate contact with five female students.

Facebook Reveals More Than 50 Hardware Data Partnerships In Document

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Social media giant Facebook has spent most of 2018 fighting off accusations of data misuse, and a document released over the weekend will not stem that tide.

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Why LeBron James Picked The Lakers Over Cavaliers, 76ers, Rockets For His NBA Future

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Less than 24 hours after officially becoming a free agent, LeBron James announced his intention to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. It was a far cry from his two previous forays into free agency when the NBA had to wait more than a week…

‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Jason Discovers Nelle’s Mistake, Maxie Pressures Sam About Peter

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It will be a day of difficult decisions for the residents of Port Charles as they decide what they should do when they are armed with the truth. On the Monday, July 2 episode of “General Hospital,” Jason will bring Sonny up to speed on his…

Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Phone Won’t Just Fold In Half

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When rumors about Samsung’s upcoming foldable phone first surfaced online, many believed that the device will fold in half. However, a new report from the tech giant’s home country is claiming that this won’t be the case.

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Artificial Ovaries Will Help Cancer-Surviving Women Get Pregnant 'Naturally,' Scientists Say

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Scientists in Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, are currently developing artificial ovaries which will give women, who have become infertile after receiving chemotherapy to treat cancer for extensive periods of time, a chance to…

Netflix’s July 2018 Releases: 11 Best Movies And TV Shows Being Added

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A new month brings new options on Netflix. In July, the streaming platform adds plenty of new movies, TV shows, stand-up specials and more to its library. These are the releases you should add to your list:

'Days Of Our Lives' Spoilers: Abigail Learns The Identity Of Her Baby's Father

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She was horrified when she learned she could be pregnant because there's a good chance the child is actually one she conceived with her brother-in-law when one of her other personalities had control over her life and actions. Now, Abigail…

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Baby Exoplanet Forming Around Dwarf Star Photographed By Astronomers For First Time

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In a major astronomical development, a group of researchers took direct images of a baby exoplanet in the process of becoming a gas-giant several times more massive than Jupiter.

Celtics Urged To Trade Kyrie Irving For Spurs' Kawhi Leonard

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The Boston Celtics were urged by NBA legend Byron Scott to consider a trade involving Kyrie Irving and San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, on whom the off-season market’s focus will shift to now since LeBron James confirmed his decision to…

Thomas Cook Passengers Pass Out After Being Stranded Inside Plane Without AC

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Passengers traveling on a Thomas Cook flight to London's Stansted Airport passed out after being stranded inside the plane for three hours without air conditioning. United Kingdom tabloid the Sun reported Sunday people had panic attacks on…

LeBron James To Lakers Changes NBA Title Betting Odds, Warriors Still Favorites

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The Los Angeles Lakers have even better odds of winning an NBA championship next year following their acquisition of unrestricted free agent LeBron James on Sunday night.