ASUS Unveils Award-Winning ZenBook S

Powerful and stylish ultraportable with a new Ergolift hinge design, named Best Choice of the Year and Best Choice Golden Award winner at Computex Mighty powerful: Up to latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU, 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM, 1TB PCIe x4 SSD Slim, bold and stylish: 12.9mm thin and just 2.3 lbs., with NanoEdge bezels and available in Deep Dive Blue and Burgundy Red Versatile connectivity: Three USB Type-C ports, all capable of charging and two of them Thunderbolt 3 for dual 4K display output and external GPU support )–ASUS today announced the new ZenBook S, a brand-new design to the ZenBook family, featuring a new ErgoLift hinge that increases typing comfort, cooling and audio performance.

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First Black Out Loud Conference set for August in Baton Rouge

The first Black Out Loud Conference – a three-day event designed to celebrate Black visibility in the arts, media and activism – is coming to Baton Rouge Aug. 10-12, Donney Rose has announced. Local poet, activist and teaching artist Rose will host the conference, which is being sponsored by the Urban Congress on African American Males in Baton Rouge, Design Baton Rouge, The Bluest Ink LLC, and Healthcare Gallery & Wellness Spa.

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Firstpost turns 7: a look back at the milestones

MUMBAI: Firstpost.com India’s leading digital news platform known for its path breaking content and remarkable journalism, celebrates 7 years in the industry. The platform was launched in 2011 by Network18 as an exclusive online news and views website and app accessible across platforms and devices.

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Protester says she defaced Confederate monument on campus Updated at

A protester has acknowledged throwing a mixture of red ink and her own blood on a Confederate statue on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. In an email sent to local news outlets, Maya Little says she defaced the “Silent Sam” statue Monday.

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Protesting Rebel Statues Is as Old as the Statues Themselves

Those calling for the removal of Confederate monuments are often accused of faddish political correctness, but African Americans have been objecting for more than a century. On April 30, Maya Little, a graduate student in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was arrested after she smeared red ink-and her own blood-on Silent Sam , an embattled Confederate monument installed on the campus by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1913.

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