Glass phones are about to get really, really cool

Corning’s translucent Gorilla Glass.Image: mashable/karissa bell By Karissa Bell2018-07-19 01:46:40 UTC Are you ready for translucent phones? What about wood, or snakeskin? That’s the promise of Gorilla Glass 6, Corning’s newest generation of Gorilla Glass.  The next-gen display tech, which is used by Apple and Samsung, comes with the usual upgrades in scratch and impact resistance, but perhaps more exciting ...

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Ex-Montenegro leader fires back at Trump: 'Strangest president' in history

Former Montenegrin President Ranko Krivokapić on Wednesday hit back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn’t want to use ‘adversary’ to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE’s suggestion that defending Montenegro could get the U.S. drawn into a world war. Krivokapić, who served ...

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UNC: School reports secondary NCAA violations in football

North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players. In a statement Wednesday night, UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham says the NCAA has deemed the violations to be secondary in severity and that the school has “taken appropriate disciplinary action.” The statement didn’t specify the nature of that action or the violations. Team ...

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From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered

From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered ImageJames B. Comey, James R. Clapper Jr. and John O. Brennan at a Senate hearing on Russia’s election interference in January 2017.CreditAl Drago/The New York Times By David E. Sanger and Matthew Rosenberg July 18, 2018 WASHINGTON — Two weeks before his inauguration, Donald J. Trump was shown highly ...

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Sarasota man dies after eating raw oysters

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sarasota man dies after eating raw oysters  Wink News Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria  SFGate Man dies after eating bad oyster in Florida  WBIR.com Man dies from gastro-intestinal illness after consuming flesh eating bacteria on oyster  WWSB ABC 7 Full coverage Source link

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'Joker' Origin Movie Lands Fall 2019 Release Date

Joaquin Phoenix is starring as the iconic villain in the Warner Bros. and DC film, which has gotten its official title — ‘Joker.’ Director Todd Phillips’ stand-alone Joker movie, starring Joaquin Phoenix, is set to hit theaters Oct. 4, 2019, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow said late Wednesday afternoon. The release date, and title, were revealed just as this year’s ...

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Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' Movie Gets Release Date

July 18, 2018 4:28PM PT The Joker will unleash chaos in movie theaters in 2019. Warner Bros. has set an Oct. 4, 2019, release date for its standalone “Joker” movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. The studio made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the start of Comic-Con. Warner Bros. is making its presentation in Hall H on Saturday. Warner Bros. indicated the ...

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Why is Trump going after small NATO ally Montenegro?

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Everything Comic Fans Need to Know About SDCC 2018

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is here, folks, and there’s so much to do and see that it’s frankly impossible to do it all. But if you’re a fan of the “comics” bit of this comics convention, we’ve got you covered. There’s a whole mess of comics-related panels, so we’ve instead focused on organizing the major panels by publisher. Not every ...

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As Russians describe 'verbal agreements' at summit, US officials scramble for clarity

Two days after President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, Russian officials offered a string of assertions about what the two leaders had achieved. “Important verbal agreements” were reached at the Helsinki meeting, Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, told reporters in Moscow Wednesday, including preservation of the New Start and INF agreements, major bilateral arms control ...

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A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol

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Sources: Orioles trade Machado to Dodgers

7:40 PM ET Baltimore Orioles infielder Manny Machado has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a package of five prospects, according to multiple reports. The players Los Angeles will be sending to Baltimore include outfielder Yusniel Diaz, right-hander Dean Kremer, third baseman Ryan Bannon, right-handed reliever Zach Pop and third baseman Breyvic Valera. Diaz, a 21-year-old Double-A outfielder, ...

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Thai boys, released from hospital, recount getting trapped in a cave, drinking water from rock walls

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Why the Google Case May Be Too Late to Matter Much

Antitrust cases in the tech sector can drag on so that by the time they are decided, the alleged monopolist may already be entrenched or the entire market has moved on. Photo: Matt Rourke/Associated Press By Sam Schechner Sam Schechner The Wall Street Journal Biography @samschech samschechner Google+ Sam.Schechner@wsj.com July 18, 2018 7:22 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS The European Union’s ...

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America's Got Talent's Trapeze Couple Explains What Went Wrong During 'Gut-Wrenching' Stunt

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Zuckerberg: I didn't intend to defend Holocaust deniers

Charles Platiau / Reuters Earlier today, Recode‘s Kara Swisher released an extensive interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg covering the platform’s struggles during a long, scandal-ridden year. Nestled inside was an exchange where Swisher pressed the executive on why it allows some conspiracy theorists to be allowed to post on the platform, regardless of the truth of their statements — ...

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Trump blasts Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense

US President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference after meeting in Helsinki (AFP Photo/Brendan SMIALOWSKI) Washington (AFP) – Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO’s undergirding principle and for attacking “tiny” Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow. Trump’s comments, ...

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UNC Coach Larry Fedora criticized after questioning football's link with CTE

North Carolina football Coach Larry Fedora answers questions Wednesday during a news conference at the ACC media day in Charlotte. (Chuck Burton/Associated Press) North Carolina football Coach Larry Fedora spent Wednesday explaining and reexplaining his views on the link between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. At times, his perspective seemed to contradict growing medical consensus about football’s relationship to the degenerative ...

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Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply

(Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) Deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Cirrhosis-related deaths increased by 65 percent from 1999 to 2016, and deaths from liver cancer doubled, the study said. The rise in death rates was driven predominantly by alcohol-induced disease, the report said. ...

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Want a Customized Smartphone Back Cover? Corning Is On It

The back covers of smartphones are usually pretty bare and boring, but Corning has a solution: printing photorealistic images on its widely used, scratch-resistant glass. Want a smartphone cover that looks like snakeskin? Or how about wood or marble? Through the company’s special inkjet technology, vendors can manufacture built-in back covers for their smartphones to contain whatever artistic design they ...

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'Springsteen on Broadway' Heading to Netflix

Bruce Springsteen‘s one-man show will go from Broadway to a global audience after the rocker partnered with Netflix to stream Springsteen on Broadway. The Netflix premiere of the performance is scheduled to hit the streaming service on December 15th, the same day that Springsteen on Broadway ends its run at the Walter Kerr Theatre. “We are thrilled to bring Bruce ...

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Saltgrass bans customer in racist receipt incident

A Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa, Texas, has banned a customer who this past weekend circled the name of waiter Khalil on a credit card receipt and printed the message “We don’t tip terrorist [sic].” The racist message appears to be one of a growing number that wait staff are getting from customers, and Saltgrass Steak House’s management dealt with ...

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Royal Throwback! Watch Meghan Markle Get Soaked While Taking Part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Putin's modest proposal on interrogating US officials, explained

U.S.-born businessman William Browder in 2015. (Remy de la Mauviniere/AP) During the erroneously named daily press briefing  Wednesday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded a question about the still-murky conversation between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. “Russian authorities yesterday named several Americans who they want to question, who they claim were involved in Bill Browder’s quote-unquote ...

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