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Smart Home Device Autodials Police To Help End Alleged Domestic Assault

Barros reportedly had a firearm and threatened to kill his girlfriend. Police in New Mexico say an Alexa virtual assistant device contacted authorities during a domestic dispute earlier this month, but Amazon said Monday that its devices are not capable of calling 911.

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England all out for 458 v SAfrica in 1st test, Root 190

South Africa openers Dean Elgar and Heino Kuhn safely negotiated four overs before lunch to take South Africa to 10 for no wicket in reply. Root had added just six to his overnight score when, in sight of what would have been his second Test double century at Lord's, he edged fast bowler Morne Morkel to wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock.

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Israeli settler runs over, kills Palestinian man in occupied West Bank

The UNESCO committee usually votes via a show of hands but this time, Croatia, Jamaica and Poland requested the secret ballot, prompting a heated discussion which required the chairman to call in security. Israel will not surrender to historic distortion and will continue the fight against the bias of United Nations institutions regarding Israel". In May Israel reacted furiously after UNESCO passed a separate resolution on Jerusalem (Al-Quds), and has recently prevented UNESCO researchers ...

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Government Checkpoints Targeted in Deadly Attacks in Egypt's Sinai

According to the army, at least 40 militants were killed - and six of their vehicles destroyed - after launching an attack on an army position in North Sinai. The militants arrived at the site of the checkpoint - located in a remote, desert area - in some 24 Land Cruiser SUVs, and opened fire on the soldiers with machine guns for almost half an hour, the officials said.

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Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs

The company has a small sales office in Portland's Pearl District and makes its Surface Hub giant-screen computer in Wilsonville. Like all companies, we evaluate our business on a regular basis. " Microsoft wants in on that billion users: "The company, as Bloomberg reports , called the cloud computing sector a "$4.5 trillion market opportunity" in a Monday staff email.

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Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app launching July 21

SplatNet 2 will be part of an upcoming mobile app created to give the Switch some of the multiplayer features (voice chat, lobby making, etc.) that it's now missing. You could play through an action-packed single-player campaign, compete against other players online, or use the Wii U's GamePad to play one-on-one with a friend.