Nintendo Switch Lite Review – The Prettier Portable

The recent arrival of Switch Lite marks a turning point in the Nintendo Switch story. Nintendo, a company known for revamping and restyling portable systems, went beyond a simple redesign for the Switch Lite, stripping it of key features in order to keep costs and size down. Many of us …

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Skateboarding: Sky has no limits, British prodigy eyes Tokyo

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – Sky Brown, the 11-year-old skateboarding prodigy who is poised to become Britain’s youngest ever Olympian at the 2020 Tokyo Games, has already amassed an enviable resume. Pro skater, surfing phenom, Dancing with the Stars juniors champion and determined philanthropist, Brown is transforming ideas about what …

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Israel's president chooses Netanyahu to form government

Israel’s president has tasked Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a coalition government, throwing a lifeline to the incumbent prime minister after an inconclusive election threatened to end his political career. Reuven Rivlin’s offer does not guarantee Netanyahu will lead Israel’s next administration. Before that can happen, Netanyahu has up to six …

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Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

Enterprise users can now wrap a new layer of security around their web services, thanks to Apple’s introduction of support for USB security keys in Safari 13.0.1. Enterprise-class security Dongles aren’t a terribly convenient security protection for most people, but government, military and regulated industries are always searching out new …

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Patricia Heaton leaps generation gap in 'Carol's Second Act'

Patricia Heaton is having a recurring dream she describes as “half prosperity, half panic,” in which she and her husband are remodeling a massive apartment in New York City with a squad of designers. Then comes the unsettling part, when she wonders why and how they bought the money pit. …

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Lawmakers react to text of Trump's Ukraine call: 'A classic mob shakedown'

The newly released summary of President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy swept through Washington and the 2020 trail on Wednesday, bolstering Democrats’ calls for impeachment and eliciting defensive outrage from some Republicans. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif, tweeted that “The transcript of the call reads like a …

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New Gameplay Today – Hitman 2's Maldives Mission

Agent 47 is back at it, folks! The wily assassin is now plying his craft in a tropical paradise, thanks to today’s release of the new Maldives mission. Leo and I go on a virtual vacation and unwind by sabotaging a water scooter, pushin’ people off diving boards, bonking people …

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Qualcomm shares a practical, compelling vision for 5G’s first 5 years

Qualcomm executives and engineering teams offered countless details at a day-long “Future of 5G” event yesterday, but there was one overarching theme: As the first year of 5G comes to an end, the second year will be all about expansion, and exciting plans are already in place for the following …

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Aussie star handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle

An independent disciplinary committee in Japan ruled Hodge’s tackle on Peceli Yato should have warranted a red card for “an act of foul play,” though the Australian escaped on-field punishment at the time. Yato had earlier scored the opening try of the Pool D clash but later had to be …

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is ready to tell the stories of the enslaved

It took Ta-Nehisi Coates 10 years to imagine the world of enslaved people he depicts in “The Water Dancer,” the acclaimed author’s highly anticipated debut novel. The book tells the story of an exceptionally gifted man named Hiram who was born in bondage.  “There were enslaved Africans who literally leapt …

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