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Fire Hopping or "Frogging" has always been in the race arsenal of Mario Kart 8 players, but in the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , this technique has been removed . Despite having launched almost two months ago, the Nintendo Switch is still incredibly hard to find in many areas. In a cooperative mode like Renegade Roundup , it felt imperative to communicate with other teammates.
  • Trump's New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

    Trump's New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

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    Read: Trump to sign "Buy American, Hire American" executive orders. "Currently, companies routinely abuse the H-1B visa program by replacing American workers with lower paid foreign workers", the White House said . The order also asks several leaders in the Trump administration to suggest reforms to the H-1B visa program. Up to 85,000 H-1B visas are issued annually by the US authorities, but demand has far outstripped supply in recent years, according to local media reports .
  • Facebook will now integrate AR technology in its platform

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    Facebook hold an annual developer's event, used to bring together the large number of people that work for the social network. Act two is "giving developers the power to build all kinds of AR tools into the first augmented reality platform, the camera".
  • Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life

    Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life

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    Astronomers estimate the age of the planet to be at least five billion years, just a little older than Earth. And it may even have an atmosphere. Three of the planets are in the Goldilocks zone, though all of the TRAPPIST-1 planets are believed to be rocky.
  • Facebook out to read minds

    Facebook out to read minds

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    Regina Dugan, VP of Engineering and head of Building 8 , outlined those projects in an F8 keynote. Facebook is working on ambitious new technology that will let you type words directly from your brain and even "hear" through your skin .
  • Suspected mastermind of Russia subway bombing arrested

    Suspected mastermind of Russia subway bombing arrested

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    Fourteen people were killed and more than 50 wounded when Kyrgyz-born Russian Akbarzhon Jalilov detonated the device. Authorities identified the bomber as Akbarjon Djalilov, 22. A woman places flowers in honour of the victims of the April 3 blast on the platform of Technological Institute metro station in Saint Petersburg on April 4, 2017.
  • Tillerson: U.S.-Russia relations are 'at a low point'

    Tillerson: U.S.-Russia relations are 'at a low point'

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    But that one would have condemned the USA missile strikes ordered by President Donald Trump in response to the chemical attack. The news comes after Tillerson faced an unusually chilly reception in Moscow . Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives from his meetings. Perhaps eager to take a shot at the previous USA administration, with whom Putin's government clashed badly, Lavrov said the new group would address "irritants which have dogged our relations over the last couple of ...
  • LSU Gymnastics Cruises to Super Six

    LSU Gymnastics Cruises to Super Six

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    Louis. This will mark the Sooners' fifth straight appearance in the team finals. Utah gymnastics freshman MyKayla Skinner has topped the charts throughout the regular season. Douglas collected Vault and Floor Co-Specialist of the Week honors. This is a program that has sky high expectations. Copiak led the team with her score, followed by senior Janae Janik.
  • New Nintendo Direct Scheduled for this Week

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    A lot of the initial gameplay was already demonstrated weeks earlier, through Nintendo's YouTube channel: the initial slate of characters and the weapons - or perhaps more appropriately, the gloves - they will use in the ring. However, from the sounds of things, this new "EX" edition could feature a few interesting additions to the game when its finally re-released on the Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC and mobile platforms later this year.
  • Details About People Unmasked By Obama Administration Are Very Personal

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    She said "The allegation is that somehow Obama administration officials utilized intelligence for political purposes". The folks at CNN and MSNBC are working overtime to splash cold water all over the startling disclosure that President Barack Obama's national-security adviser, Susan Rice , was behind the "unmasking" of Trumpites in transcripts of calls with Russian officials.
  • NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

    NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

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    There are thirteen Russians who have spent more time in space. NASA announced Wednesday that astronaut Peggy Whitson will remain on the International Space Station until September. On April 5, NASA revealed that Whitson was poised to break the record for the cumulative time spent in space by an American astronaut. Former commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson had the mission to install the thermal shield, but they lost it.
  • Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack

    Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, supported the USA missile strikes against the Shayrat airbase, saying they show that alleged chemical and conventional attacks targeting civilians won't " go unpunished ". "It came after senior MPs had warned relations between Britain and Russian Federation were at their worst since the Cold War and the deadlock needed to be broken".