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U.S. prepares for coast-to-coast total solar eclipse

In addition, the Moon's actual orbit is elliptical, often taking it far enough away from Earth that its apparent size is not large enough to block the Sun totally. After half an hour, the sun will tur...

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Seven miniature frogs discovered in the Western Ghats

Seven miniature frogs discovered in the Western Ghats

The study was published on 21 February 2017 in PeerJ , a peer-reviewed open access journal. This find is a result of five years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats by a group of biologis...

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Apple watch Series 3may support "New Touchscreen"

One rumor that's clearly about customer benefit focuses on the possibility that future Apple Watch models will charge up when you twist the digital crown now used to navigate the device. The report , ...

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The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) held by 164 SEC 13F Filers

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) held by 164 SEC 13F Filers

BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 13,711,963 shares of the company's stock worth $681,622,000 after buying an additional 835,249 shares in the last quarter. Dow Chemical Company (The) had a return on ...

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Celine Dion finally reacts to infamous butt tattoo

Celine Dion finally reacts to infamous butt tattoo

ET's Cameron Mathison caught up with the 48-year-old singer in Las Vegas on Tuesday as she promoted the launch of "The Celine Dion Collection" of handbags, luggage and accessories with the Bugatti Gro...

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Live pregnant giraffe cam briefly pulled offline for being

Live pregnant giraffe cam briefly pulled offline for being "sexually explicit"

Patch filed a dispute by email. "This is a flawless example of why we can't have nice things", owner Jordan Patch said in a Facebook live video . The statement was viewed by almost 900,000 people...

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Earth-sized planets have been discovered - a mere 40 light years away

A group of global scientists have announced that a dwarf star just 40 light years from the Earth has at least seven apparently rocky planets with potential to harbour water and life. "With this wo...

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Nintendo Explains 'Breath of The Wild' Expansion Pass

The music plays a huge role in the game when it comes to setting the tone. In a recent interview with IGN , Bill Trinen from Nintendo talked about the controversy surrounding the team's decisio...

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Minneapolis is country's 15th most traffic riddled city, study says

NY ranked third, with drivers there averaging 89 hours stuck in traffic a year ago and San Francisco ranked fourth. Being stuck in traffic cost the average US driver $1,400 previous year, for an ove...

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HSBC Stock Dips On Wider Q4 Loss; Plans $1 Bln Share Buyback

HSBC Stock Dips On Wider Q4 Loss; Plans $1 Bln Share Buyback

London-based bank HSBC reported Tuesday that annual profit slumped by more than 80 percent following a year of "unexpected economic and political events" that contributed to volatile markets and influ...

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Origami bulletproof kevlar shield could revolutionise gunfire protection for Federal Bureau of Investigation and police

In testing, the shield was shown to be able to stop bullets from several common handguns. Because of this, Howell and his colleagues set out to create a shield that was lightweight, portable and com...

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Update to WhatsApp Status allows users to share pictures and video

Update to WhatsApp Status allows users to share pictures and video

You can spice things up by doodling on your creation, or adding things like emoji and text. Now, we don't know if these WhatsApp status updates are persistent or whether they disappear after vie...

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Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from historic launch pad

It was the pad for a number of NASA's most important missions - from its early days sending people to space, to the three decades of the space shuttle program . SpaceX mechanical design engineer John...

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Portal writer Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Among his works are contributions to emblematic games such as " Portal ", "Portal 2" and the episodic add-ons of "Half-Life 2". Writing for games like Left 4 Dead , Half-Life 2 and both its episo...

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Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio Unveiling

Before that, Spencer also announced that 2017 will not be full of Halo or Gears of War, suggesting that no new games from the franchises will release for the year. The price cut is effective Feb. 18...

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Beyonce Grammy Award Performance 2017: Pregnant Star Shows Incredible Performance

Beyonce Grammy Award Performance 2017: Pregnant Star Shows Incredible Performance

I've actually been tuning into CBS around this time of year for a while to see who gets the top honor and you know what's really not "great TV" guys? "You are our light". Adele may have thought t...

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Could Branden Albert rejoin AFC West with Denver Broncos?

Could Branden Albert rejoin AFC West with Denver Broncos?

Set to cost Miami a whopping $10.5 million in 2017, Williams' departure will save the team $8.5 million in salary-cap room. He mostly played guard in Miami this season with the exception of a few spot...

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Harward Turns Down National Security Adviser Job Over Dispute With Administration

He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1979, and earned the esteemed "honor man" distinction in his SEAL class. Under Flynn, the National Security Council was reportedly understaffed and dysfun...

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'Wherever I went I won, so I am like Indiana Jones'- Ibrahimovic

'Wherever I went I won, so I am like Indiana Jones'- Ibrahimovic

Do you think Ibrahimovic should stay at United for another season? Goals the veteran striker has netted against St-Etienne in 14 games. " Some of the guys were not focused on getting the right adren...

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India Sets Record With 104 Satellites In Single Launch

The video footage shows what happened after the launch and how it would have looked from the PSLV. It successfully launched 104 satellites into space with a single rocket. "Congratulations to @ isro ...

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A Netflix study shows more couples are 'cheat-watching'

A Netflix study shows more couples are 'cheat-watching'

Even more worrisome? A whopping 63 percent of the 30,000 couples polled said they'd commit Netflix adultery again if they thought they could get away with it. You can't stop yourself. Cheating has b...

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YouTube severs PewDiePie ties

A YouTube spokesperson told Variety that the YouTube Red show Scare PewDiePie has cancelled its second season. Kjellberg took to Tumblr to clarify the videos with the two men holding the "Death ...

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Trump Guest Causes Stir With Controversial Photo

Trump Guest Causes Stir With Controversial Photo

Palm Beach Gardens retiree Richard DeAgazio published a photo of Trump huddled with Shinzo at the table with the words: "Holy moly!" The photos were posted around the same time that President T...

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Anti-Trump protests held in Mexico against USA president's 'campaign of xenophobia'

The confrontation has stoked patriotic pride in Mexico, where United States companies like Starbucks, Coca-Cola and McDonald's are the targets of boycott campaigns and many people have taken to puttin...

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Automata gets new "Glory to Mankind 119450310" trailer — NieR

The game looks lovely and having avoided most of the footage floating around out in the wild, it was interesting to see that you can ride a moose and other creatures to make map traversal a hell of ...

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South Korea vows 'corresponding' response over missile launch by North

It was the first such launch since U.S. President Donald Trump took office and could be seen as a possible challenge to the new administration. The launch is a likely effort to advance its weapons...

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Blumenthal misrepresented Gorsuch comments

Blumenthal misrepresented Gorsuch comments

THE FACTS: Blumenthal, a Democrat from CT who falsely claimed in years past that he had served in Vietnam, offered an account of his meeting with Gorsuch that was corroborated by Ron Bonjean, a Republ...

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Hillary Clinton Trolls Trump on Travel Ban Ruling, Kellyanne Conway Strikes Back

But the social media drama didn't stop there. "The executive order that tried to turn prejudice into policy failed". She said that this is not the way the United States are. Trump's EO includes a cap ...

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Tiny drones might save us when bees go extinct

As has been well documented in recent years, the population of many species of bees are in serious peril. Some of the crops that are in danger because of this problem are fruits, vegetables, nuts, ber...

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Friday's full moon promising a treat for skygazers

February's full moon is named the Snow moon, because in the United States this is traditionally the snowiest time of year. Though the entire moon will appear shaded, it won't be as dark as it would b...

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Snow Moon Eclipse 2017: Time, Date and Perfect Spot to See It

The best time would be to see eclipse in areas where there is less pollution, mountains, tall buildings, and trees. Basically, Earth will block some but not all of the sun's rays, which will make ...

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Large tornado touches down in New Orleans area, dozens injured

Large tornado touches down in New Orleans area, dozens injured

Southeastern Louisiana remained under a tornado warning through 3 p.m. ET Tuesday afternoon, while MS was also under a tornado watch covering the southern half of the state, including Biloxi, Jackso...

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NASA really isn't sure why ancient Mars was wet

NASA really isn't sure why ancient Mars was wet

However, new research from NASA has thrown further confusion into theories about water on Mars after the Curiosity rover uncovered rocks indicating the existence of a lake - but no signs of the ca...

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YouTube launches Mobile Live feature in Hong Kong

YouTube launches Mobile Live feature in Hong Kong

After launching mobile live streaming to a handful of creators back in June 2016, YouTube today announced that it's expanding the feature to more people. Hundreds of thousands of creators will be ...

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Beef, pork fuel record earnings for Tyson Foods

The company said in a statement that first-quarter net income attributable to Tyson totaled $593 million, up 28.6 percent from the $461 million reported in the first quarter of 2016. The year to dat...

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Blue Monday: Tiffany & Co. CEO Resigns, Kowalski Steps In

Blue Monday: Tiffany & Co. CEO Resigns, Kowalski Steps In

The board "has been disappointed by recent financial results", said Kowalski in the statement . Sales over its Christmas trading period also grew seven per cent in Asia-Pacific and 16 per cent in J...

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Apple iPhones will be manufactured in Bengaluru: Here are the details

Now Karnataka government's welcome note will fasten the process, and Apple will start making iPhones in India as well. "Apple's intentions to make iPhones in Bengaluru will foster cutting-edge tec...

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Facebook's Oculus ordered to pay $500m fine in ZeniMax court case

Facebook's Oculus ordered to pay $500m fine in ZeniMax court case

The lawsuit stings, but what might hurt even more is the $250 million a half-baked origin story about Luckey building Oculus in his parents garage eventually cost the company. The complaint charged Oc...

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McCain: Mexico paying for border wall 'not a viable option'

McCain: Mexico paying for border wall 'not a viable option'

On Wednesday the president signed a series of executive orders that include laying the ground work for wall construction as well as an order to withhold federal funds from jurisdictions that refuse to...

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France's far-right ups attacks on scandal-hit Fillon

The scandal, which surfaced a week ago when a newspaper said the 62-year-old ex-prime minister had paid his wife Penelope 500,000 euros for work she did not seem to have done, forced Fillon to cance...

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Conway Cites Nonexistent 'Bowling Green Massacre' To Defend Travel Ban

She said Mr Obama brought in a six-month ban on Iraqis after the arrest of "the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre ", Ms Conway said . The story that Conway was referring to was abo...

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Homemade Bomb Explodes At Pasadena Cheesecake Factory

Homemade Bomb Explodes At Pasadena Cheesecake Factory

A Cheesecake Factory in California hopes to return to normal business hours after a man threw a homemade bomb into the restaurant Thursday. Garrett Gunkle, who was sitting with his wife at the bar, ...

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Facebook's quarterly profit, revenue beat estimates

That's up 51 percent from revenue of $5.84 billion a year ago. The number of daily active users grew by 18 percent year over year to reach 1.23 billion, up from 1.18 billion last quarter. Facebook ...

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Earnings Forecast Research on Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

The shares were sold at an average price of $254.37, for a total transaction of $1,424,472.00. The TTM operating margin is -11.1 percent. Tesla first hinted at the move by taking the "Motors" out of...

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A 'Lost Continent' Has Been Found Under the Island of Mauritius

Some of that land, including the zircon crystals, was recycled into the rising plume of magma that fueled the eruptions that eventually built Mauritius. The clue to the discovery was finding an ancien...

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Hybrids, EVs Earn Strong IIHS Safety Marks

Tesla, however, is of the opinion that the tests do not correctly portray the safety record of the Model S. It's one of the organizations most notorious challenges that the Model S struggled in, thoug...

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USC college football recruit trolls Florida, Florida State

USC college football recruit trolls Florida, Florida State

Jones will announce at 8 a.m. ET. Instead of the traditional choice of hats, Jones instead wore multiple shirts to tease Florida and Florida State before revealing he would be playing college football...

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Video reveals 'firehose of lava' flow from Kilauea Volcano

The lava stream is roughly two metres wide and wide cracks in the sea cliff could mean the surrounding area is becoming unstable. The ocean entry is the most unsafe part of the flow field, scientists ...

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European Union 'deeply regrets' Israel's settlement expansion

Ahead of the long-awaited eviction of the illegal outpost, settlers poured oil on the main road leading to Amona to make it hard for security forces to reach them. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld sai...

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Budweiser to release timely Super Bowl ad about immigrant's journey to US

Budweiser to release timely Super Bowl ad about immigrant's journey to US

After a harrowing boat ride, Busch reaches America, where people yell out "You're not wanted here!" and "Go back to where you came from!" In a 15-second online teaser for the new Budweiser ad , a y...

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