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HBO Is Going To Great Lengths To Protect Game Of Thrones Season 8 Spoilers

Season 8 ofGame of Thronesis still a ways away, but after cyber attacks and material theft of Season 7, HBO is bringing down the hammer on the show’s spoilers. Actors from the show have revealed that this final season’s scripts are under more security than ever before. AP reports that Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jamie Lannister) has also commented on how this season’s scripts are more locked down now than ever before. When speaking to Scandinavian chat show Skavlan, Coster-Waldau said dialogue is being delivered to the actors through ear pieces line ...

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Great Ormond Street Hospital 'failing' intersex children

Great Ormond Street Hospital is not meeting care standards for intersex children, a BBC investigation says. It found that some patients who had been born with sexual development disorders, and their families, had no access to psychological care. And not all cases were properly discussed before the patient had life changing, irreversible surgery. Health regulator CQC is investigating. The hospital said it was committed to working with seriously ill children. Intersex, also known as disorders of sexual development (DSD), is when sex characteristics – including genitals, reproductive organs and chromosome ...

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SNES Classic Review Roundup: A Great Value, Provided You Can Find One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Super NES Classic Edition has been contentious since the product was announced. While the concept of a small retro game console with excellent emulation was enthusiastically received by gamers, last year’s execution was decidedly lacking. Nintendo’s decision to kill production of the NES Classic left thousands of gamers with no opportunity to buy the device. The Super NES Classic Edition has launched, with multiple reviews online–we’ve rounded up several of them to compare. For ...

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SNES Classic Review Roundup: A Great Value, Provided You Can Find One

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Super NES Classic Edition has been contentious since the product was announced. While the concept of a small retro game console with excellent emulation was enthusiastically received by gamers, last year’s execution was decidedly lacking. Nintendo’s decision to kill production of the NES Classic left thousands of gamers with no opportunity to buy the device. The Super NES Classic Edition has launched, with multiple reviews online–we’ve rounded up several of them to compare. For ...

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most of the time, product reviews follow an entirely predictable pattern. If the reviewer likes the device, they recommend it. If they don’t like the device, they don’t. Apple’s iPhone 8 is bucking that trend, with plenty of reviews singing its praises, and precious few strong “Buy” recommendations following up. The Verge’s review headline refers to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as “The default option,” and notes “If you know what an iPhone is ...

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most of the time, product reviews follow an entirely predictable pattern. If the reviewer likes the device, they recommend it. If they don’t like the device, they don’t. Apple’s iPhone 8 is bucking that trend, with plenty of reviews singing its praises, and precious few strong “Buy” recommendations following up. The Verge’s review headline refers to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as “The default option,” and notes “If you know what an iPhone is ...

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World Championships 2017: Great Britain win relay silver & bronze

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s 4×400 metres women won a brilliant silver and the GB men bronze as the host nation finished the World Championships on a high. Behind a superlative US performance for gold, the British quartet of Zoey Clark, Laviai Nielsen, Eilidh Doyle and Emily Diamond made it seven world medals in seven championships as they held off Poland. A few minutes later Matthew Hudson-Smith, Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif and Martyn Rooney ran a superb race to take the British medal tally to six, ...

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Great Britain claim world 4x100m world gold as Usain Bolt pulls up in final race

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years. But with the young GB women’s sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just ...

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L.A. still great without Clayton Kershaw, but should trade for a starter

1:22 PM ET It has been a week since Clayton Kershaw left a start after two innings and Dodgers Nation immediately entered a state of mass anguish. In the midst of the best regular season in team history, the best pitcher in the game had injured his back — a back that has often carried the Los Angeles Dodgers in recent years. Consider that in winning four consecutive division titles from 2013 to ’16, the Dodgers were 79-35 in games Kershaw started, a .693 winning percentage. In games he didn’t ...

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Apple is removing VPN apps that allow users to skirt China's Great Firewall

China’s multifaceted messaging app: WeChat Apple is removing software from its app store in China that allows users to skirt the country’s Great Firewall. The operators of two virtual private networks, or VPNs, said Saturday that they had been notified by Apple that their products were being removed from its app store in China. “We are writing to notify you that your application will be removed from the China App Store because it includes content that is illegal in China,” Apple said in a notice to ExpressVPN. “We know this ...

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