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Mars, Venus and the Moon Together Tuesday Night

Mars, Venus and the Moon Together Tuesday Night

Our closest celestial neighbor has been moving away from the sun since last Friday's new moon. Wednesday night the moon and both planets will form an nearly straight line with Mars located between...

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District 17 Troopers to watch for DUI on Super Bowl weekend

Illinois State Police District 17 has rolled out enforcement plans for the 51 Super Bowl weekend. During the 50th Super Bowl weekend in 2016, Troopers issued 2,494 Fatal Four citations statewide, 20...

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Cylinder Blast in Chandigarh, 3 Killed & 7 Injured

Cylinder Blast in Chandigarh, 3 Killed & 7 Injured

Three persons were killed yesterday in the explosion near the venue of the poll campaign of Congress candidate Harminder Singh Jassi at Maur Mandi. Bathinda: Two children injured in the explosion in...

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How could 'extreme vetting' apply to refugees from Australia's camps?

The two leaders spoke by telephone on Sunday, Turnbull told reporters in Canberra, one of a number of conversations the new USA president held with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir ...

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Orangutans Are Now Looking for Mates on 'Tinder'

Orangutans Are Now Looking for Mates on 'Tinder'

Researchers will then evaluate their responses to determine the pair's compatibility, the Washington Post reported . 'After seeing the photos, the monkeys have to push a button on the screen, ' the...

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Former UN Chief Ban Not Running for South Korea President

The press conference was urgently held without any prior notice. Since returning to South Korea last month, he had called for an overhaul of South Korea's political system ahead of an election anticip...

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European Apple Suppliers Advance After Stellar iPhone Sales Results

European Apple Suppliers Advance After Stellar iPhone Sales Results

After having weathered one of its worst slumps in overall revenue and growth since 2001, Apple on Tuesday afternoon reported its all-time best quarterly earnings ever. Apple beat analyst expectations...

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Apple Sales Hit An All-Time High Over The Holidays

Apple , however, did see revenue in its important China market drop 12 per cent to United States dollars 16.2 billion, according to the earnings report . The company sold 13.1 million iPads in Q4, ...

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Apple iPhone sales rise in holiday quarter

Apple says that the $7.17 billion in revenue from services is a record, though in terms of overall revenue it's now just slightly behind the Mac ($7.24 billion) in terms of how much overall cash ...

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Netflix Engineers Create a Device that Allows Controlling its Interface Using Brainwaves

Netflix Engineers Create a Device that Allows Controlling its Interface Using Brainwaves

In 2015, the BBC showed off a prototype mind controlled TV, again using an EEG headset. When he thinks about the word " play ", that starts a particular show or movie. The first is called "Stranger Bl...

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Uncanny Behavior Spotted in Shares of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)

Uncanny Behavior Spotted in Shares of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)

On Tuesday a White House official said that U.S. President Trump had been disinvited from visiting a Harley-Davidson factory in Milwaukee on Thursday after the major manufacturer expressed concerns ov...

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Immigration divides America and the Silicon Valley

The chaos I witnessed at Los Angeles Airport last night as thousands of people protesting at the U.S. president's immigration crackdown brought traffic around the area to a standstill and was a worr...

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Super Bowl is Houston's chance to show how far it's come back

Super Bowl is Houston's chance to show how far it's come back

Houston built NRG Stadium at the turn of the century and was promptly rewarded with a Super Bowl (won by the New England Patriots...but let's not worry about that). "It's way more than a normal foo...

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Samsung teases MWC with a tableaux of a tablet

Samsung teases MWC with a tableaux of a tablet

The teaser features the stylish silhouette of a tablet, which is none other than the long overdue Galaxy Tab S3 . Within hours of Samsung sharing a teaser image for the launch of a tablet, the Gal...

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McLaren rekindles BMW engine partnership

The exotic automaker is leading a consortium to improve the output and efficiency of the internal combustion engine with support from the British government's Advanced Propulsion Centre. Now as McLare...

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Xfinity TV app comes to Roku boxes in new beta test

But upon conclusion of the test "you will be informed of the charges that will apply for connecting this device with your XFINITY TV service and will have the opportunity to opt in", it reads. Streami...

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Google Makes Chrome Browser for iOS Open Source

Google historically kept the code for Chrome for iOS separate from the Chromium project because of what they call "constraints on the iOS platform". It took years of "careful refactoring" before the C...

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'It didn't swim into that T-shirt': Fears for dolphin dressed by revelers

The department believes a person was probably directly responsible for the dolphin's unsafe situation. Unfortunately, the wildlife rangers were not able to locate the animal and are now looking for ...

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Eye-Catching Stock: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 22.86 Million. PetroleoBrasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) reports its Earnings on Monday 20 Mar (In 49 Days). The performance for the year is ...

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San Francisco sues Trump Administration over sanctuary city order

So-called sanctuary cities grant protections to undocumented immigrants, declining to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The lawsuit marks the first court challenge to the order by one ...

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Council on American-Islamic Relations files lawsuit challenging Trump executive order

Council on American-Islamic Relations files lawsuit challenging Trump executive order

Tens of thousands of people rally in U.S. East Coast cities to protest Trump's executive order . The claim reported that the two men had visas to enter the United States yet were kept on Friday nig...

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Uber, Careem Banned In Pakistan

The notification issued by the Punjab Transport Authority declared the ride hailing services illegal citing that Uber , Careem and A-One taxi services are illegally using private cars for transpo...

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San Francisco sues Trump admin. over sanctuary cities order

San Francisco sues Trump admin. over sanctuary cities order

SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging President Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from so-called Sanctuary Cities, becoming the first city ...

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People are deleting Uber in support of migrants following Trump's Muslim ban

People are deleting Uber in support of migrants following Trump's Muslim ban

Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, U.S. January 28, 2017 . Interestingly, Uber's rival Lyft was spared similar backlash on social media despite continuing to offer rides during ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon to receive new Mega Stone distribution

Pokémon Sun and Moon to receive new Mega Stone distribution

Pokemon Sun and Moon will most end up in the top 2-3 best-selling Pokemon games of all time after Pokemon GO reinvigorated the franchise for a lot of gamers. Despite being on sale for just 44 days i...

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Club Penguin Shutting Down March 29

In a Monday blog post , the Club Penguin team announced that the game will be discontinued on desktop and mobile devices March 29. One of the first successful MMOs for children, Disney's Club ...

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Plex Acquires Streaming News Service Watchup

For the uninitiated, Plex organizes all your media content - movies, TV shows, music, and photo collections - and streams it to your devices. The Watchup team will be joining Plex, which is good news ...

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The Milky Way is being PUSHED through the universe

Scientists reckon we orbit the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph) and that our Milky Way galaxy moves through the Universe at more than 2 million km/h (1.2 million mph). Using data f...

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Aliens on the MOON? Breakthrough as scientists discover OXYGEN on Earth's satellite

Aliens on the MOON? Breakthrough as scientists discover OXYGEN on Earth's satellite

Since the Moon doesn't have a protective magnetic field like Earth, it gets near-constantly buffeted by the solar wind - a stream of highly charged particles emanating from the Sun. From there, it's r...

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Nintendo net profits rise to over $900 mn

A second mobile gaming title, Fire Emblem , will be released February 2. Nintendo , which makes Super Mario games and will start selling the Switch console March 3, reported Tuesday a better-than-...

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Durbin Won't Rule Out a Filibuster Against Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Bush. After winning the White House and having their party's economic platform implemented, having their picks on the Supreme Court was a top priority for Republican voters. The scheduling announceme...

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Daimler Will Build Self-Driving Cars for Uber

Rumors of Uber's interest in Daimler's self-driving cars cropped up early past year, when a German magazine reported that Uber had placed an order for 100,000 Mercedes S-Class series with Daimler, cit...

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Space Travel May Alter Gene Expression, NASA Study Finds

Space Travel May Alter Gene Expression, NASA Study Finds

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (left) spent a year aboard the International Space Station without his twin, Mark. Right now, we're still figuring that out, although it seems all but inevitable that this w...

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Trump signs executive order to massively roll back regulation

Trump signs executive order to massively roll back regulation

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order cutting regulations on businesses. Trump added that they want to simplify and lower taxes, so that "small businesses can spend more tim...

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Animal Crossing For Mobile Delayed To 2018

It doesn't appear that performance or design problems are to blame for the move, but rather that Nintendo wants more time for Fire Emblem Heroes and the Android version of Super Mario Run to bre...

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Morning snow showers, then mild and breezy with a few showers

Morning snow showers, then mild and breezy with a few showers

Tonight - Partly cloudy with a low around 30. North wind around 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with lows in the mid-30s. Winds out of the...

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Democrats seek delay in vote on Trump's pick to ditch Obamacare

Democrats seek delay in vote on Trump's pick to ditch Obamacare

If he's confirmed, Mnuchin will join four Cabinet nominees who have cleared committee and are awaiting full votes in the Senate: Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Elaine Chao for transportation se...

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Mukund recalled for Bangladesh Test; Parthiv excluded

Mukund recalled for Bangladesh Test; Parthiv excluded

Tamil Nadu batsman Abhinav Mukund made a comeback into the Indian team after almost six years, while Wriddhiman Saha was back after an injury, as the selectors announced a 16-member squad on Tuesd...

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Final Fantasy 15 DLC Release Dates Revealed

Kicking things off is the Booster Pack , which lands on February 21. Among these is a suit that will make the player pretty much invincible in the next 30 minutes. It's expected that this DLC will al...

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Apple Stock Earnings Preview: What You Need To Know

Though different brokerages have different price target, consensus price objective is $133.40. "To make iPhones, there will need to be a cluster of suppliers in the same place, which the US does not...

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Gingrich hits on Schumer for shedding tears over Trump's immigration order

Gingrich hits on Schumer for shedding tears over Trump's immigration order

It sparked protests at airports across the country over the weekend, and a wave of Democratic criticism. CORNISH: That's NPR's Scott Detrow on Capitol Hill. Dick Durbin, the Senate's second-ranking ...

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Hyperloop Pods Zoom Down SpaceX's New Test Track

On Sunday, Musk acknowledged he knows nearly nothing about tunnel boring. Now it looks like his plan is forging ahead. "Exciting progress on the tunnel front". Amid all the "boring" puns, some cheer...

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Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud: Rebirth of Windows RT

Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud: Rebirth of Windows RT

Previously rumored to roll out alongside the full-blown Windows version, Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud is reportedly coming with a "shell" that should enable the OS to work across all the firm's devi...

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Here's What Travelers Need to Know About Trump's Travel Ban

On Saturday several Iraqi passengers and a Yemeni national were prevented from boarding a flight at Cairo airport bound for NY, despite holding valid visas for the US. "We want to ensure that we are n...

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UK Petition to Stop Donald Trump's State Visit Surpasses 1 Million Signatures

Any petitions with more than 100,000 signatures must automatically be considered for debate in Parliament, according to Reuters . A petition set up on a British government website calling fo...

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Three introduces app-free wi-fi calling for iOS and Android

For iPhone device users they need to have iOS 10.2 or later version installed in order to use the service. It means if you have Wi-Fi turned on in an area where network connectivity is bad - like in a...

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gets up close and personal with Saturn's rings

Cassini, which is now in its ring-grazing phase around Saturn, has just sent back some stunning images of the gas giant's many rings. NASA released a series of four images on Monday showing the in...

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Wii U Hardware Sales Down 75%, But 3DS Is Up Slightly

Operating profit for the period decreased 14.4 percent year on year to 128.71 billion yen. For April-December, that profit was around 16 billion yen. Nintendo, which makes Super Mario games and will...

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Twitter to launch new anti-harassment features

Twitter is gearing up to release new updates that the company claims will make the service a "safer place". Ho alluded to a number of changes that will be made to Twitter in the coming days, but cau...

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Trump Defends Restricted Entry for Muslims

Even at home, officials seemed to struggle with it. With US President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown set to affect corporate America in various ways regarding their hiring and with liberals co...

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