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People HTC has unveiled a standalone VR-helmet Vive Focus
Author: 0 HTC has unveiled a standalone VR-helmet Vive Focus

To showcase this headset, called Vive Focus, VR game "Spark of Light" of Dutch game developer Pillow's Willow VR Studios was displayed. According to HTC over 100 developers are working on content for the headset. The new headset will come equipped with a relatively simplistic Bluetooth 3DoF controller akin to those supplied with the Samsung Gear VR headset. However, as mentioned above, the company is silent on the release date and pricing.

People Major storm hitting West Coast with heavy rain, strong winds
Author: 0 Major storm hitting West Coast with heavy rain, strong winds

We are tracking a cold front that will bring the threat of rain and snow to the areas later today . In fact, there may be storms with the leading edge of precipitation with this system. Light snow begins this morning becoming heavy this afternoon through Thursday afternoon.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

People Extremely unsafe patient escapes psychiatric hospital and flies to California
Author: 0 Extremely unsafe patient escapes psychiatric hospital and flies to California

Saito has been a patient of the hospital since 1981 after being acquitted in the violent murder of Sandra Yamashiro, who appeared to be a random target. He filed for a conditional release in 1993 but was denied after the court said he still had an attraction to necrophilia and suffered from sadistic, sexual urges that made him a danger to the community.

People The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia
Author: 0 The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia

In his opening remarks during the 19th ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit on Monday, Moon sought to introduce to leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) South Korea's initiatives to bring the bilateral cooperation between the two regions to a higher level.

People FHP troopers head to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane recovery efforts
Author: 0 FHP troopers head to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane recovery efforts

Rosselló tried to distance himself from the $300 million pact with the firm, Whitefish Energy Holdings, telling the House Natural Resources Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee that he had "no participation in this contract, zero", adding, "We are completely committed to transparency in this process".

People Biden Leads Trump by 11 Points in Prospective 2020 Race
Author: 0 Biden Leads Trump by 11 Points in Prospective 2020 Race

Biden tallies 46 percent to Trump's 35 percent, according to the survey. The survey of 1,993 registered voters , conducted from November 9-11 as Biden geared up for a media tour to promote his new book Promise Me, Dad and entertained questions about whether he would run against Trump, has a margin of error of plus or minus two percentage points.

People Operation Christmas Child: Collecting for Samaritan's Purse shoe boxes
Author: 0 Operation Christmas Child: Collecting for Samaritan's Purse shoe boxes

Caring people around the country can collect shoe box gifts filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items. We start and close each day with prayer, we pray for the children who will receive the shoeboxes, and we offer to pray with donors or anyone else who comes through our doors.

People Google marks India's first female lawyer's 151st birthday
Author: 0 Google marks India's first female lawyer's 151st birthday

Apart from this, Sorabji was also the first woman to graduate from the then Bombay University (now University of Mumbai). She helped over 600 women and children all over Bengal (West and East), Orissa, Assam and Bihar. Purdahnashins is a term given to a veiled woman or those who practiced the purdah . Even after winning a scholarship to study in England, she was initially denied entry because she was a woman.

People GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today
Author: 0 GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today

Eating out is expected to become cheaper as all restaurants outside high-end hotels charging up to Rs 7,500 per room have uniformly come under the 5 per cent GST bracket from Wednesday, according to the gazette notification. The rate for restaurants in starred hotel will remain 18 per cent along with the benefit of input tax credit. "Six goods have come down from the 18 percent slab to 5 percent, 8 items have come down from 12 percent to 5 percent and 6 items from 5 percent to zero tax", ...

People Outward FDI drops 58% to $1.35 bn in Oct: RBI
Author: 0 Outward FDI drops 58% to $1.35 bn in Oct: RBI

Overseas investments by Indian firms dropped about 58 percent in October to Dollars 1.35 billion on annual basis, as per the RBI data . The trade deficit widened to $14.02 billion last month from $8.98 billion in September, data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed.

People Trump's Seoul speech declaration of war: N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump's Seoul speech declaration of war: N. Korea

War of words is continued between Washington and Pyongyang for long. The article also said Trump was a coward for cancelling a visit to the North Korea border , a decision that was made because of poor weather conditions. The post came in response to the country's foreign ministry calling Trump "an old lunatic" over his speech in South Korea. Trump's descriptions of North Korea's current leader have varied, and he has even been positive at times - describing him as a "pretty smart ...

People North Korean soldier shot while defecting to South Korea: Seoul
Author: 0 North Korean soldier shot while defecting to South Korea: Seoul

Dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the DMZ over the decades since the peninsula was divided, including two soldiers who crossed the frontier in June. However, there has been no exchange of gunfire between the two sides. A North Korean soldier defected there in 1998 and another in 2007 but neither of those events involved gunfire between the rivals, according to South Korea's military.

People Trudeau urges just solution to Rohingya crisis
Author: 0 Trudeau urges just solution to Rohingya crisis

Trudeau told a news conference he mentioned the issue to Duterte during their conversation on Tuesday before Canada's summit with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. "I can not hide my deep concern with the dramatic movement of hundreds of thousands of refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh", Guterres told leaders including Suu Kyi.

People Sri Sri meets Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit
Author: 0 Sri Sri meets Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit

The Supreme Court had however suspended the judgement in 2011. Thirteen different appeals have been filed against Allahabad high court verdict that divided the 2.73 acres disputed land into three parts among Ram Lalla, Sunni Waqf Board , and Nirmohi Akhara.

People Daily Telegraph accused of 'blatant bullying' of Tory Brexit rebels
Author: 0 Daily Telegraph accused of 'blatant bullying' of Tory Brexit rebels

The Telegraph gave over most of its front page to photographs of the 15 backbenchers under the headline: "The Brexit mutineers". However, Brexit secretary David Davis conceded that even if MPs failed to back that legislation - the withdrawal agreement and implementation bill, Britain would still leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.

People Russian Federation moves to label foreign media as 'foreign agents'
Author: 0 Russian Federation moves to label foreign media as 'foreign agents'

The law could require designated media outlets to disclose where they get their funding and how they spend it, though the bill does not specify on what basis foreign media would be compelled to register. Russian MPs backed amendments that would allow global media that receive financing from overseas to be classified as "foreign agents", RIA Novosti news agency reported , a measure previously used only against NGOs.

People Gujarat Elections 2017: Election Commission Bars BJP From Using 'Pappu' In Ads
Author: 0 Gujarat Elections 2017: Election Commission Bars BJP From Using 'Pappu' In Ads

The Election Commission has barred the ruling BJP party in Gujarat from using the word "Pappu" in its electronic advertisements, calling the term "derogatory". A new script will be submitted soon to the EC for approval. Summary: As the chances of Congress party surges in Gujarat assembly elections scheduled to take place on December 9 and 14, the screening committee set up by Congress party has been flooded with over 2,200 aspirant applications for 182 seats.

People Four dead, ten injured in California school shooting
Author: 0 Four dead, ten injured in California school shooting

Crime tape blocks off Rancho Tehama Road leading into the Rancho Tehama subdivision south of Red Bluff, Calif., following a fatal shooting Tuesday. A second child and a female adult were shot in a truck, authorities said . Authorities have said they don't know of any connection between the school and the shooter .

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