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Russian Federation 2018: FIFA to pay $10m advance to five African teams

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The 23 players La Roja used most often in the qualification stage played on average 81.1 per cent of domestic league games, the highest figure of all 32 nations who will compete at Russian Federation 2018. It's a nice touch, and one that will keep players in countries who didn't qualify involved during the heat of the tournament itself. The Confederations Cup, which serves as a warm-up event for World Cup host nations, would be replaced by the expanded Club World Cup , which would see ... Read More »

Oculus Go preorders open - and sell out - ahead of F8 kick-off

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More than 100 Go-exclusive games and apps will also be available to download through the headset's digital storefront. There's something so much more rewarding about just being able to hit a power button and dive into VR without navigating phone and PC menus, fumbling with hardware and dealing with constant updates. Read More »

New Map Landmarks and Hidden Locations in Fortnite Season 4

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There's a lot to discover in the new season, so clear your schedule this weekend and set some time aside to explore all things Fortnite . The long rumoured meteor has finally crashed into the map, altering its landscape. Glowing shards of the crater are also scattered around the area, letting players "lift off with low gravity". Fortnite season four is here, which means there are brand-new Battle Pass challenges to complete. Read More »

CRAWFORD | Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander taken No. 18 by

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Still, he managed to six of seven games with one interceptions , 19 tackles and four passes broken up. Vikings fans, you may not want to hear this, but team who might have had the best first round of the National Football League draft on Thursday was none other than the Packers. Read More »

Diamonds found in an unknown meteorite came from a lost planet

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Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. "What we're claiming here is that we have in our hands a remnant of this first generation of planets that are missing today because they were destroyed or incorporated in a bigger planet", Philippe Gillet, one of the co-authors of the work, told the Associated Press . Read More »

SpaceX will build its massive interplanetary rocket in Los Angeles

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NASA has been researching "inflatable entry systems" in space missions for some time now. SpaceX has plans to keep all its rocket stages intact this way. Up until now, SpaceX has landed nine Falcon 9 rockets on earth. Increasingly competitive pricing - along with a reliable Falcon 9 rocket - have made SpaceX an attractive rocket vendor to the likes of NASA, private companies , and other nations . Read More »

The Mustang Is Coming to the NASCAR

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Of the almost 126,000 vehicles registered worldwide, Ford reported 81,866 of those were registered in the United States, meaning just over one-third of all Mustang registrations are occurring in export markets. Both racing outfits are understood to have already undertaken exploratory mechanical and aerodynamic research on the Mustang, which will require significant body modifications to fit over the control Supercars platform. Read More »

Blast Ewoks in the Star Wars Battlefront II Night on Endor Update

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Ewok Hunt is a limited-time, asymmetric mode that pits a team of Ewoks against a team of Stormtroopers. As each Stormtrooper is defeated they'll spawn as an Ewok until all Stormtroopers have been eliminated. Some troopers are also getting a visual upgrade as 40 new appearances are available in this upcoming update. "Sorry we didn't get this right". For those who don't want to spend money, these items can also be purchased with in-game credits. Read More »

IPL matches to be shifted out of Chennai: Rajeev Shukla

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After the BCCI and CSK realised that the IPL games are untenable in Chennai because of the prevailing tension over the Cauvery row, the BCCI shortlisted four cities - Pune, Vizag, Trivandrum and Lucknow. "Thanks for the incredible support of all the Csk fans", Hussey said. The team management is evaluating Raina's recovery time but mentioned that his participation in the next match "looks unlikely". Read More »

Centre of Milky Way is teeming with black holes

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These are binary star systems in which one of the components is a black hole and the other is usually a normal star. However, there are millions of white dwarfs in the galaxy. Even if only six of the x-ray sources include a black hole, there are probably between 300 and 500 solo black holes orbiting within 3.3 light-years of the galactic core, Hailey and his colleagues figure. Read More »

Tesla shares surge after Model 3 production update and record deliveries

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Invest wisely, my friends. According to certain sources, employees assigned to the production of the Model S and Model X could be transferred over to help increase production of the Model 3. The Model 3 production did not go to plan. In November, he warned an analyst against setting his watch by his "rough target" to start Tesla vehicle production in China in about three years. Read More »

Nokia 8 Sirocco top features; Curved glass finish, wireless charging and more

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Now Finnish site Suomimobiili has put out the specifications sheet of Nokia 9 , revealing details of the upcoming smartphone. Well, that's something only time will tell. The Nokia 9 will run Android 8.1 Oreo and will come with a 3,900 mAh battery with Quick Charge Quick Charge 4.0 and fast Qi wireless charging. The phone seems impressive with its specs but might be a little pricey for the Indian smartphone market at Rs 25,999. Read More »

Spotify Makes An Unconventional Debut

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A reference price has been set at $132 per share , but actual trading prices could vary widely for the Swedish streaming behemoth, depending on the buy and sell orders collected by the stock exchange from broker-dealers. Instead of issuing new shares, the company is opening up the already-existing shares that have been owned privately to allow current shareholders to sell their stock to the general public. Read More »

Say it isn't snow! Springtime storm could bring more snow to tri

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The National Weather Service predicted up to 4 inches could fall on the Philadelphia and New York City areas overnight and make for a potentially messy commute Monday. Another storm is forming in the Rockies which will move into the Northern Plains and upper Midwest by tonight and spread heavy snow from the Dakotas into Minnesota , northern Iowa and Wisconsin . Read More »

Over 13000 rebels, families leave Syria's Eastern Ghouta in 3 days

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The state news agency revealed the names of the newly-released people from the town of Arbeen in Eastern Ghouta, as part of a deal reached recently for the rebels' evacuation from areas in the central part of Eastern Ghouta. The regime responded with a crippling half-decade siege of the enclave's 400,000 residents, sealing off access to food, medicines and other goods. Read More »

Samsung Trademarks Suggest New Galaxy J3 and J7 Models Are Coming

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To recall, Samsung rolled out the 64GB variant of the Galaxy S9 at a price of Rs 57,900 while the 256GB variant costs Rs 65,900. Thus, Galaxy Note 9 would be an appropriate phone to receive 5G connectivity because it would be the closest smartphone launch to the predicted moment of commercial introduction of the next-gen network. Read More »

Gas prices on the rise in northern New England

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In Florida, experts say the average for regular gasoline is a bit lower, at $2.54 per gallon. It's also 24 cents higher than the average cost this time previous year. "Unexpected delays could lead to additional regional price increases". The start of spring has come with a spring in gas prices across the USA and especially in Virginia. Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale: Anarchy Acres Treasure Map & Treasure Location

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Epic is stressing that this tool will be available for all developers using the Unreal Engine, meaning it won't be restricted to just Epic-made games like Fortnite . The original plan was to have the Battle Royale mode tucked away behind a 40 dollar pay wall and only until the very last minute did they decide to make it its own "thing" and then make that "thing" free-to-play. Read More »

Indian workers kidnapped by Islamic State in Iraq confirmed dead

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Sushma said that the ISIS had kidnapped the victims, a lot of them laborers from Punjab, in 2014. "I am waiting for her to contact me but I don't know what to trust", she added. Taking on the opposition Congress, she wondered why the party, which was not involved in any disruptions in Lok Sabha, led the ruckus today. "In Rajya Sabha everyone listened to me patiently and in peace". Read More »