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June 30, 2017 5:42 AM OnePlus 5 Camera Review: Inconsistently Good!

Two cameras are better than one, but… For a company that is just a few years old, OnePlus has managed to garner the right kind of attention as a brand that offers high-end specs at a relatively lower price. But one area where it has been perceived to be losing out to the “premium” players is the camera. The company has some magic formula which works 51

June 28, 2017 9:50 PM Bravo outshines Ronaldo and Alexis match-up in Confederations Cup semi-final

Chile's wrecking ball at international tournaments just keeps on swinging. The best-supported team at the Confederations Cup has claimed Portugal as their latest scalp, winning a penalty shootout (again) to reach the final and another shot at glory. Much of the talk before the game was about Cristiano Ronaldo against Alexis Sanchez, but neither livewire 36

June 28, 2017 2:37 PM The Man Who Was Hit By A Bus In That Insane Viral Video Finally Spoke Out

And today in news that will make you believe that magic is real, a man who walked into a pub after being hit by a double decker bus in the UK is… pretty much fine. He’s recovering from some injuries, of course, because holy cow, he got hit by a bus and that is terrible — but he’s been discharged from the hospital and is on the mend. All I can say is, bless 18

June 27, 2017 6:34 AM Nokia 3 review: Nokia plus Android is a winning combination

Comebacks are a very hard nut to crack. Expectations run high -- fans and loyalists who have waited years for their beloved brand or team or product to come back are mostly met with disappointment when the second coming cannot match up to past success. That is always the risk for the brand Nokia, which is making a comeback in the phone market using Android 118

June 26, 2017 8:50 PM 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1' delivers more of the same for series fans

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the first book in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. From our archives, we're resurfacing The Times' original reviews of each Harry Potter”film adaptation. The following review of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1” was first published on Nov. 18, 2010. What's the latest Harry Potter film like? If you've 74

June 26, 2017 6:20 PM 'Harry Potter' Casts a Spell Across the Ages

This article was originally published in September 1999 after the release of “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.” Author J.K. Rowling is today (June 26, 2017) celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Harry Potter series. I happened to be sitting in an English hospital the other day with my nose in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" 97

June 26, 2017 2:49 PM But she can’t kill Harry!

J.K. Rowling: The final chapter is hidden away, although it has now changed very slightly. One character got a reprieve, but I have to say two die that I didn’t intend to die. So she does, and never more than when she killed headmaster Albus Dumbledore in her last book. As H-Day approaches, the July 21 publication date for Harry Potter and the Deathly 94 1

June 26, 2017 3:18 AM J.K. Rowling: Creator of magic who dazzled the world

THE CREATOR of a wizarding empire which has dazzled the world, J. K. Rowling struggled through hardship to become an unrivalled children's author with a global voice. Rowling once told a beaming crowd of Harvard University graduates how she had initially failed "on an epic scale". "An exceptionally short-lived marriage had imploded and I was jobless 70

June 26, 2017 2:15 AM How Harry Potter enchanted the world

Can you believe it's 20 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone? Joanne Rowling, as she was known then, dreamed up the story of the bespectacled boy wizard on a train trip between London and Manchester. She finished the manuscript in 1995, writing much of it in cafes in Edinburgh while her baby from her first marriage 77

June 24, 2017 2:18 PM Ketumile Masire, Botswana president known as model leader of model African nation, dies at 91

Ketumile Masire, a cattle herder turned statesman who, as president of Botswana from 1980 to 1998, helped solidify his country’s standing as one of the most richly thriving nations in Africa, died June 22 at a hospital in the capital city of Gaborone. He was 91. His death, announced in a statement by his family, was reported by the Associated Press 75