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Order an iPhone 8 today or wait for the X?

Hands on with Apple’s iPhone X You can preorder an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus starting Friday. But Apple has created something of a conundrum for customers by postponing the release of its higher-end iPhone X until Nov. 3. Do you buy an 8 or wait? It’s a difference of $ 200 to $ 300, six long weeks and the ability to animate yourself as a cartoon poop. You have to dig through a lot of superlatives and made-up marketing terms (Bionic chip, Super Retina, deeper pixels) to find ...

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Illinois lottery winners may have to wait to collect their spoils

What happens when you win the lottery? Lottery winners are lucky. In Illinois, they’d better be patient, too. State lottery officials announced Tuesday that if Illinois doesn’t reach a deal to fund the government by the start of the fiscal year on July 1, it won’t be able to make payments on time to those who win more than $ 25,000. The delay in payouts would take effect on Saturday. “The General Assembly needs to approve a truly balanced budget that includes Lottery funding in order to ensure all prize ...

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Long wait for NBA's award winners almost over

2:33 PM ET The 2016-17 season was unlike any other in NBA history for a number of reasons, and the league will add another milestone to that long list Monday night when — 75 days after the regular season ended — it finally hands out all six major individual trophies at its first awards show. The lengthy delay between the voting for these awards and the actual awarding of them has certainly dimmed some of the memories surrounding them, in particular with the Most Valuable Player, which will go to ...

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100 reasons we can't wait for college football to come back

9:00 AM ET Ryan McGee Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Somewhere in Georgia, two college football writers sit on a bench. Both have southern drawls. Yes, it looks a little like Forrest Gump and that other guy waiting for the bus. Looking down at his watch, the first writer ...

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Murdoch must wait extra month to learn fate of Fox-Sky deal

Bill O’Reilly forced out at Fox News Rupert Murdoch will have to wait an additional month to learn the fate of his planned takeover of British pay TV provider Sky. U.K. culture secretary Karen Bradley said Friday that she will give regulators extra time to review the contentious deal because of snap national elections scheduled for early June. The decision from media regulator Ofcom, which had been due by May 16, must now be wrapped up before June 20. The £18.5 billion deal struck by Murdoch in December would give ...

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You wait ages for a new airplane and then two come along

Five new planes you may fly in soon As the old saying goes, you wait ages for a bus and then two come along at once. In this case, it’s two passenger airplanes. One in Brazil and one in the U.S. New airplanes are a rare occurrence, costing years and billions of dollars to develop, but a new generation of more-efficient airliners are arriving. A Bright Spot For Brazil Brazilian plane maker Embraer on Tuesday rolled-out the largest passenger plane the company has ever built. The E195-E2 was unveiled at ...

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Bill O'Reilly: Putin will have to wait for apology over 'killer' remark

Trump promoting Fox News Russian President Vladimir Putin could be waiting a long time for an apology from Bill O’Reilly. The Fox News host responded late Monday to an angry statement from the Kremlin over his description of Putin as “a killer.” “Apparently, the Putin administration in Moscow [is] demanding that I — your humble correspondent — apologize for saying ‘Old Vlad’ is a killer,” O’Reilly said on his Fox show. “So I’m working on that apology, but it might take a little time. Might want to check in with ...

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No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping)

The new Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchback may be everything you want in a compact car. It has the range to make you forget it’s an electric-only vehicle. The Bolt EV is quick, it’s roomy (front and rear seats both), and you don’t have to pay for navigation. The Bolt EV is the car that matches up closely to the Tesla Model 3. Both get more than 200 miles per charge and the entry model should sticker at $ 30,000 after tax credits. Tesla has 375,000 fans who’ve placed deposits for ...

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NASA’s big announcement was worth the wait: confirmed cryovolcanoes on Europa

After much anticipation, NASA held a press conference on Monday to detail new findings from images of Jupiter’s moon Europa. The agency was clear from the beginning that its announcement would not be signs of life — but, as it turns out, life was still the main topic of discussion. NASA announced more evidence for the existence of subsurface oceans on Europa — and, more excitingly, that the moon may host “plumes” of water ice ejected from those oceans. This means both that alien life not only is very much on ...

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Forza Horizon 3 demo looks great on the Xbox One, PC players have to wait

We’re less than two weeks away from the release of Forza Horizon 3, but eager drivers can already get a taste of what it’s like to race around the streets and open terrain of Australia. If you have an Xbox One, you can download the massive 18GB Horizon 3 demo, and go Down Under a little bit early. It’s hard to believe the Forza franchise is over a decade old. Starting with the 2005 original Xbox release of Forza Motorsport, Microsoft and its partner studios have delivered the goods time ...

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