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Apple Sending Emails to iPhone Upgrade Program Customers Who Had iPhone X Pre-Order Failures

“Apple this evening began sending emails to customers who attempted to pre-order an iPhone X through the iPhone Upgrade Program but ran into a problem during the process.In the email Apple asks customers to place a new iPhone Upgrade Program order and to reply to the email with the order number” writes Hours Ago On for macrumors.com. It’s not clear why Apple is asking for order numbers, but it could be that the company is planning to expedite these orders in some way.The email says Apple is working to get…

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Robert Mueller Russia inquiry: first charges have been filed – reports

“Trump has denied allegations his campaign colluded with Russians and condemned investigations into the matter as a witch hunt” writes Staff Agencies for theguardian.com. Mueller was appointed by the justice department to lead the investigation a week after Trump fired FBI director James Comey, who was leading a federal investigation into possible collusion with Russia.A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, according to multiple reports.The special counsel’s investigation also includes an effort to determine…

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This Smartphone App Screens for Pancreatic Cancer

“A new smartphone app aims to diagnose liver and pancreatic disease through selfie photographs” writes Dr Amber Robins for pbs.org. For instance, the BiliScreen app may produce different results depending on the smartphone and camera settings.Similar to a doctor’s physical exam, the BiliScreen app examines the eyes for a yellowish hue called jaundice that is also a sign of bilirubin buildup. Source: pbs.org Share This:

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Seattle nonprofit Solid Ground defends its handling of Charleena Lyles incident

“The next day, two officers responded and spoke to the two supervisors about various topics, including the Lyles incident, Buchman said” writes Steve Miletich for seattletimes.com. A Seattle-based nonprofit that provided housing to Charleena Lyles has released new details defending its handling of an incident involving Lyles weeks before she was fatally shot by police.On May 30, a resident of the complex told a Solid Ground staff member about the incident based on a child’s account, Buchman said.On Thursday, June 1, Buchman said, Solid Ground called police to report a…

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95-year-old black judge celebrates 50 years on federal bench

“Judge Damon J. Keith is the only African-American among six current federal judges who have served 50 or more years” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. Marshall became the first black Supreme Court justice in October 1967 — the same month Keith, a prominent lawyer in his own right by then, was appointed to the federal bench.Keith allowed the man to enter the courtroom after Keith was seated and then be escorted out before the judge adjourned.As an appellate judge, he ruled against another president, George W. Bush, saying he…

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US economy shows resilience with 2nd straight solid quarter

“The 3 percent annual growth rate for third quarter GDP and the 3.1 percent pace in the second quarter followed a much weaker 1.2 percent annual increase in the January-March quarter” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. Many analysts believe annual growth in the current October-December quarter will amount to a rate of around 2.7 percent.The 3 percent annual growth for the July-September quarter in gross domestic product — the total output of goods and services produced in the United States — followed a 3.1 percent annual pace in the…

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Don’t let Congress hand Arctic Refuge to Big Oil and Gas | Op-Ed

“Republican leaders in Congress, determined to hand over irreplaceable public waters and lands to the ravages of oil and gas drilling, have stooped to backdoor budget chicanery to try and raid the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge” writes Rhea Suh for seattletimes.com. For decades, the oil and gas industry have trained their sights on this special place. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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First charges filed in Mueller investigation into alleged Russian meddling in US election – report 

“First charges have been filed in the investigation into alleged Russian interference into the US presidential election, it has been reported in the US. According to CNN the charges, filed by special counsel Robert Mueller, were approved by a federal grand jury on Friday” writes Us Correspondent for telegraph.co.uk. He took over the investigation after Donald Trump fired James Comey as Director of the FBI, who had been leading the inquiry. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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