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Amazon's Alexa can now create reminders

Users simply need to make a request to Alexa that includes the event name and time. Starting today, you can now link your Apple iCloud Calendar to Alexa . For example, from now you can tell Alexa , "remind me to give the cat a massive squishy hug on Friday at 4pm". You can also check how much time is left on a certain timer by saying " Alexa , how much time is left on my lasagna timer", and it will let you know.

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Justice Department Turns to High Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

In its brief filed late Thursday asking the Supreme Court to consider the case, the Trump administration said the question for the justices was momentous. But the initial vote on whether to let the travel ban take effect, even as the court weighs the case, would signal whether the government is likely to win in the end.

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Russian, French astronauts return from space station stint

KAZINFORM The descent vehicle with the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and European astronaut Thomas Pesquet inside landed in the Kazakh steppe, Kazinform correspondent reports. Pesquet also went out on two spacewalks with Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough to connect a new set of batteries on the exterior of the station and to prepare one of the outpost's ports for the future installation of a docking adapter to support USA commercial crew spacecraft.

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Two militants killed in joint operation in Sopore, Kashmir

During the searches, the militants, believed to be two in number, opened fire on the forces, triggering the gun-battle, he said. May 5, 2017: Two terrorists were gunned down by the army near Tral after a dramatic 16-hour shootout had a rich stock of arms and ammunition.

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Gravitational waves detected again, at furthest distance yet

For just the third time ever, scientists have picked up gravitational waves , actual ripples in the fabric of space and time that were predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago but never observed until past year. The LIGO Scientific Collaboration is an global collaboration whose observations are carried out by twin detectors-one in Hanford, Wash., and the other in Livingston, La.

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AMD's Threadripper struts onstage with Radeon RX Vega and a big surprise

This certainly is a strong contender for AMD's CPU which packs 16-core and 32-thread. Still, one can dream. The on-going war existing between Intel Core i9 and AMD Thread-ripper CPU continues to be fuelled as more leaks suggesting that Intel has a lot of surprises in store for its fans continue to roll-out.