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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

The bad news here is that there's a chance users will end up accidentally trying to unlock their Galaxy S8 via the lens since the two are so close together. Literally. Using the camera on the Galaxy S8 or S8+, Bixby Vision allows the phones to "look" at their surroundings and offer useful information to users.

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Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

While the world is 10 times closer to its star than Earth is to the sun, it gets only about half as much sunlight. The researchers add Earth is unique in the cosmological scheme of things and it will be really hard to find a twin in the universe and this may be the reason we have never made contact with an extraterrestrial intelligence.

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Turkish opposition says appealing referendum on Erdogan powers

The observers said a last-minute decision by election authorities to allow unstamped ballots to be counted "undermined an important safeguard and contradicted the law which explicitly states that such ballots should be considered invalid". The two leaders have talked on the telephone three times since the latter took office in late January, including a call on Monday after Mr. Erdogan secured a narrow win in a referendum on constitutional changes to give the president sweeping new powers.

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Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Regardless, in a press conference Thursday, Trump said he'd like to see the House get health care done next week. That was a major embarrassment to Ryan and Trump, and House leaders are loath to bring a revised health care bill to the House floor unless they are convinced it would pass.

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Panama Papers case: Pak SC orders probe against Nawaz Sharif

The court also ordered Sharif and his two sons - Hasan and Hussain - to appear before the joint investigation team , which would consist of officials from the Federal Investigation Agency, the National Accountability Bureau, the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the Military Intelligence (MI).

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LG sees best first quarter for almost eight years

According to Samsung, operating profit for the first three months of this year is estimated at 9.9 trillion won ($8.7 billion), up 48 percent from a year earlier. Sales of its new G6 flagship smartphone began in March and will not provide meaningful contributions until the second quarter. Like the rest of the Galaxy C series, the newly launched Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro comes in with an impressive all-metal design that has become characteristic of the South Korean company's midrange phones.