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Dylan , who is due to play Dublin in May next year, was absent from the award ceremony and banquet in Stockholm, but in remarks read by the U.S. ambassador, he alluded to the debate about whether the award should go to a songwriter. The 75-year-old Dylan , known for hit songs like "Blowin' in the wind" and "Like a rolling stone ", said that at an early age he had read and absorbed the works of past winners of literature such as Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Mann, Pearl Buck and Albert Camus.
  • Sprint to partner with Pokemon Go developer

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    It is not too big a surprise, then, to see that Pokemon Go is teaming with mobile carrier Sprint to turn some stores into PokeStops and Gyms. A new Pokemon Go update has arrived, while developer Niantic has also announced a new retail partnership for the popular smartphone game.
  • New Jersey honors 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks

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    Sherry DuMosch helps junior Marines light candles Wednesday during the Pearl Harbor vigil at the Associated Veterans Club. Men he worked beside died; Jerry says he came to the ceremony more for them than himself. Tom Davidson showed Lamkin a picture of his father-in-law, a Pearl Harbor survivor who passed away five years ago. Just a handful still live here in San Diego.
  • Palmer, Johnson lead Cardinals past Redskins

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    So did Johnson on Arizona's ensuing possession, which helped the Cardinals reclaim the lead 24-20 with 11:09 left to play. Kelley has been getting rave reviews since taking over for starter Matt Jones in the Cincinnati game, but was mostly a non-factor in Arizona, getting the ball just 14 times though he averaged 4.5 yards per carry.
  • Destiny The Dawning's Sparrow Racing, Strike Scoring Will Be Permanent

    Destiny The Dawning's Sparrow Racing, Strike Scoring Will Be Permanent

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    In addition, strike scoring is on the way for Destiny: Rise of Iron , as well as new quests, weapons, gear, gifts and treasures. Check out the official trailer now! There's also many new weapons and gear being added with the patch. There will, however, be new things to earn, including shaders, emblems, and Sparrows. Ice Breaker, the beloved exotic sniper rifle from Year One of Destiny known for its ability to regenerate ammo, is coming back.
  • Nationals reacquire catcher Derek Norris from Padres

    Nationals reacquire catcher Derek Norris from Padres

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    Derek Norris is headed back to the Washington Nationals. He was sent to the Oakland Athletics as part of the trade for left-handed starter Gio Gonzalez , and made his debut with Oakland in 2012. Norris, 27, is coming off the worst season of his five-year career. The Nationals needed to find a starting catcher this offseason as Wilson Ramos' contract expired following the season.
  • No. 11 UCLA upsets top-ranked Kentucky 97-92

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    In 20 complete years as a Division I coach, Alford's squads have appeared in nine NCAA tourneys and seven NITs. UCLA leads 80-71. But because it is an inexperienced team, an early season loss to a top team will only allow United Kingdom to improve where needed now rather than later in the season.
  • Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Set New Record For Nintendo

    Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Set New Record For Nintendo

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    On November 18th, Nintendo released the highly anticipated Pokemon games, Pokemon Sun and Moon . Nintendo announced that the games have sold 3.7 million copies. Eurogamer originally reported that it was Nintendo's biggest launch ever in the United Kingdom, but is now reporting it is the same for the whole of Europe.
  • Google Home, Amazon Echo have a conversation

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    It can also match faces, which could be useful in comparing two images to confirm a person's identity. The service allows developers to create conversational bots for Facebook Messenger (and soon Slack and Twilio) that are powered by the same speech recognition and natural language processing used for Alexa in Amazon's Echo devices.
  • You can now play Pac-Man and Space Invaders in Facebook Messenger

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    For those of you who've always wished you could chat with friends and play Pac-Man at the same time, you best day has arrived! If you use Facebook , you know all about Messenger . Using HTML5, which is a powerful but lightweight language for the internet, Facebook can make it so the games exist inside of its service instead of on your phone, for example.
  • Amazon.com Reportedly Developing Higher-End Alexa Speaker

    Amazon.com Reportedly Developing Higher-End Alexa Speaker

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    The device would still operate using Amazon's voice-activated Alexa software , but would have a large screen to make the weather, news and other items easily accessible. However, Amazon is now working on a new smart-speaker. The Echo has proven popular and, as of this writing, is the third best-seller on Amazon .com.
  • Apple's update creates poor battery health

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    As well as the sudden drop in battery level from 30 to 1 percent, others have said that their iPhone drains overnight even when it is switched off. Some users have tried going back to 10.1 version, but according to the reports, that doesn't fix the problem.
  • Carmakers plan European EV fast-charging network

    Carmakers plan European EV fast-charging network

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    The network will be based on so-called combined charging system (CCS) technology, enhancing existing AC and DC charging standards and allowing for ultra-fast power levels of up to 350 kilowatt (KW) hours. The public perception of electric vehicles is believed to lag behind the technological reality, with many consumers primarily concerned about the long-range distance capability of electric vehicles and anxious about being left stranded by what is perceived as a sparse network of charging ...
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 may have virtual assistants in male, female voices

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    Yet SlashGear , which pulled all these rumors together, claims that extra cost won't be passed on to consumers, with the Galaxy S8 apparently set to have the same price tag as the Galaxy S7. On its Antutu benchmark, the C7 pro featured the model number SM-C7010 and was running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 has proven to be a bane to the company's sales and reputation.
  • OPPO A57 with 13-megapixel selfie camera launched: Price, specifications and features

    OPPO A57 with 13-megapixel selfie camera launched: Price, specifications and features

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    It will become available in China on December 12 for CNY 1,599, which right now means $231 or €218. The rear camera is a 13-megapixel shooter with an aperture of f/2.2, and PDAF, along with an LED flash module. The handset is powered by a 2900 mAh battery pack, that can deliver 25 hours of Talk time and up to 250 hours of Standby time. The phone supports LTE connectivity along with the usual connectivity options as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB.
  • How Much Money Do People Actually Save On Cyber Monday?

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    It kicked off its Black Friday sales last night at 6 PM. Both Target and Wal-Mart, two of the country's biggest brick-and-mortar retailers, said Thanksgiving online sales were some of their best ever. "Whereas Cyber Monday you want to look more at soft goods like clothing and shoes and beauty products" said Benjamin Glaser with DealNews. In the United Kingdom, analysts expect sales on Friday to have topped last year's 1.9 billion pound, with people hunting for discounts ahead of an ...
  • Shoppers flock to stores to snatch up Black Friday deals

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    Stores closed on Thanksgiving Day are now open across the nation to welcome Black Friday shoppers . Here, Black Friday started slowly, but retailers reported a healthy day's trading, and there was no repeat of the disturbing scenes of several years ago when people were caught up in scrums, sometimes resulting in injuries.
  • PlayStation Store Black Friday 2016 Deals Confirmed

    PlayStation Store Black Friday 2016 Deals Confirmed

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    With the Switch coming in a matter of months, this was one of the consoles most expected to have its price cut. But today, it looks like Amazon has WON THE INTERNET with their deal on the Xbox One. As for doorbusters, GameStop has some pretty good deals including a mystery Funko Pop box, T-shirts, a Call of Duty stunt drone and more. PlayStation 4 users have the choice of buying the new PlayStation 4 Slim or the 4K-gaming enabled PlayStation 4 Pro.