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Get Ready For The 100 Planet Solar System

Get Ready For The 100 Planet Solar System

Now, a group of scientists says Pluto should definitely be added back to the planet list - oh, and that there are over 100 other objects in our solar system that should also be called planets. It does away with the IAU's requirement that a planet and its moons move alone in their own orbit, not with a bunch of asteroids as well. The proposed new geophysical definition omits stars, black holes, asteroids and meteorites, but includes much of everything else in our solar system. Read More

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New leak reveals Samsung Galaxy S8 colors and Europe price

The Galaxy S8 is rumored to feature a wireless charging technology, a dual-camera setup and, a waterproof design. Therefore Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to be the kind of model which may look very unique after the release . It is also believed that these Samsung handsets will run the latest version of Android Nougat, and both smartphones will sport IP68 dust- and water-resistance and a security-focused iris scanner. Read More

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What to expect at WWDC 2017

Meanwhile, the smaller iPad Pro 2 is rumored to be getting announced as early as next week. However, Apple normally makes its invitation 10 days prior to an event, hence, the iPad Pro 2 might be revealed on a press release rather than being part of any upcoming event in the following days. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs tapped at dawn of Bixby

Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs tapped at dawn of Bixby

The Galaxy S8 will debut with a subset of Bixby-ready apps when it arrives next month, but Samsung didn't specify which ones will support the virtual assistant. What do you think of Bixby? Samsung promises Bixby will let you control everything on your phone and Bixby-powered apps with your voice. With the launch of the Galaxy S8, a number of apps will be able to run with Bixby . Read More

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Shaq joins Kyrie Irving in flat earth theory

Shaq joins Kyrie Irving in flat earth theory

Apparently there's a belief circulating in the National Basketball Association that the Earth is flat. The flat Earth theory has been doing rounds lately and has caught up with some of the most prominent figures in sports history. Now I feel really stupid about writing articles about how much I like Shaq and how I've been impressed with his humor as well as business acumen. First, how do you get from Christopher Columbus to a flat earth? Whether he is serious or not, no one knows yet. Read More

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Sony announces Xperia L1 with Android Nougat

Sony announces Xperia L1 with Android Nougat

The smartphone looks quite similar to other Xperia handsets, which can be either a good or a bad thing depending on who you ask. There is anticipated release date for now, same with the suggested retail price for the Sony Xperia L1 . Available colours include black, white and pink. It also comes with a 5-megapixel selfie camera and 16GB of memory, which can be boosted up to 256GB with a microSD card. Read More

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Nubia launches Z11 Mini S in India with 23MP camera

Nubia launches Z11 Mini S in India with 23MP camera

The phone also has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. With the Nubia Z11 MiniS, the company is betting big on the camera department as it uses a 23MP Sony IMX318 sensor, which was also employed in the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe which are priced on the higher side. Read More

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New Drug Lowers Heart Attack Risk

New Drug Lowers Heart Attack Risk

Excitement about Repatha - also called evolocumab - has been building in the past three years, with scientists predicting it could "switch off" heart disease. Investors, however, were hoping for an upside surprise of something more than 20%. The study, in the New England Journal of Medicine , tested Repatha on patients in 49 countries, 1,500 in Britain. Read More

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Congressman Arrington praises Trump's proposed budget

Congressman Arrington praises Trump's proposed budget

The USDA cuts could also mean the loss of staff that helps property owners keep homes in rural regions rentable, she said . Waara added that he hoped the cuts were just a negotiation tactic. "If he said it on the campaign, it's in the budget", said Mick Mulvaney, a former Republican congressman from SC who is now director of the Office of Management and Budget . Read More

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April the Giraffe's vet suggests movement for birthing

April the Giraffe's vet suggests movement for birthing

That's a great sign and step in the right direction, according to her keepers. "We have noted April's behavior the past hour and are watching closely", the zoo said in its update. This will be April's fourth calf and the first for the father, Oliver. Last week, April's stomach swelled and there were "significant baby kicks from within", the zoo said, adding: "Allysa [head giraffe keeper at the zoo] reports the calf has mastered karate!" Meanwhile, her devoted keeper has opened her ... Read More

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Indonesia summons United Kingdom envoy over coral reef destruction

Indonesia summons United Kingdom envoy over coral reef destruction

Indonesia has summoned the British ambassador after a ship operated by a British company ran aground on a coral reef, causing extensive damage. A preliminary investigation found that the ship destroyed about 1,600 square meters (17,200 square feet) of coral in the heart of Radja Ampat, an archipelago with more than 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals known as a center of marine biodiversity. Read More

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Nintendo Switch games load fastest from internal storage

Nintendo Switch games load fastest from internal storage

It looks like the video game company is learning from their mistakes and upping production on the latter console. Gamestop will not be taking reservations via phone or in person for these new Nintendo Switch units. Since then, they appear to have remained out of stock everywhere in the UK. The process that Patsuann was able to document showed that there might already be a cloud save system in place for the Nintendo Switch , but only Nintendo now has access to it. Read More

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YouTube sensation star Auntie Fee dies at 59

YouTube sensation star Auntie Fee dies at 59

The viral YouTube chef's most recent TV appearance was on an episode of MTV's World Star TV , which aired March 10. Fee became a national figure in 2014 after several videos of her cooking recipes went viral. "When u was going through it I went through it, and now it's time for you to relax and watch me do it baby". "I'm gonna keep it 100 and be me", she said in a 2015 Los Angeles Times article . Read More

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Ryan Reynolds would rather do THIS than fly with his kids

Ryan Reynolds would rather do THIS than fly with his kids

Reynolds said Saturday that his co-star is "one the greatest actors of this generation". Reynolds married Lively in 2012, and shares two daughters, 2-year-old James and 5-month-old Ines, with the 29-year-old actress. "I think absolutely, there is no doubt in my mind - whether or not they're friendly or already here - I think there's a lot left to explore". To all of my fellow readers who don't now have children, you have it straight from the horse's mouth - flying with children is ... Read More

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Lesser known facts about UP's Chief Minister 'Ajay Singh Bisht'

Lesser known facts about UP's Chief Minister 'Ajay Singh Bisht'

The BJP had thrown a surprise by naming Yogi Adityanath, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma as candidates for Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Deputy chief ministers. India's 1.3 billion people are about 80 percent Hindu and 14 percent Muslim, with the rest made up of Christians, Sikhs and other minorities. "The Prime Minister may have chosen Yogiji as chief minister so he (Modi) can sail through the 2019 general election by continuing the polarisation of votes, but Yogiji may grow bigger ... Read More

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The Obamacare replacement bill could die on Thursday

The Obamacare replacement bill could die on Thursday

The official national figure of 12.2 million does not include an additional 765,000 people signed up under an option in the Obama-era law called the Basic Health Plan, which is used by two states, NY and Minnesota. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said the report should serve as "a looming stop sign" for Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare . HealthCare.gov is the federal online insurance market serving 39 states; the remaining states run their own websites. Read More

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Rick Pitino Has Heavy Praise For Michigan, Calls Them "Golden State"

Like all parents, teachers and coaches of a certain age - even one who is in the Basketball Hall of Fame - he walks a fine line in trying to impart historical lessons to young people without seeming hopelessly old. MI entered this game as one of March's hottest teams, overcoming no less than a plane accident to win the Big Ten title. Louisville also is limiting teams to 39.9 percent shooting from the field, which is good for 15th in the nation. Read More

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Free trade, anti-protectionist language dropped from final communique

Free trade, anti-protectionist language dropped from final communique

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday shrugged off an outcry over the omission of a long-standing anti-protectionist pledge from a G20 finance ministers' statement, saying language used in the past is "irrelevant". To add to the woes, China is reportedly enhancing economic retaliation against the deployment of an advanced United States anti-missile system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense on the Korean Peninsula. Read More

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Galaxy S8 Could Use Facial Recognition to Authorize Mobile Payments

Galaxy S8 Could Use Facial Recognition to Authorize Mobile Payments

The leaked picture shows a redesigned Galaxy phone with habitual wrap-around screen of the Galaxy S7 edge but without physical buttons. The handset is depicted horizontally in the image, with slim portions of the bezels of the device visible at the top and bottom extremities of the smartphone, and it is from this that one can confirm that the bezels are indeed extremely slim. Read More

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Rex Tillerson arrives for tricky first China visit

Rex Tillerson arrives for tricky first China visit

The President's comments come after a warning from American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that military action by the USA will be "on the table" if North Korea elevates its threat level. In turn, Chinese leaders had been expected to accuse the US of aggravating tensions and warn that Washington has attempted a more coercive approach toward North Korea in the past, to no avail. Read More

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Trump billboard with Nazi symbols stirs controversy in Arizona

Trump billboard with Nazi symbols stirs controversy in Arizona

The Trump billboard went up Friday at 11th Avenue and Grand, to coincide with the start of the annual three-day Art Detour event in downtown Phoenix. She said she has also been called a "very, very sick person". The billboard was designed by Karen Fiorito. Unless a painting depicts the prophet Muhammad, it is rare that it is controversial enough to provoke death threats, but Trump supporters apparently disliked Fiorito's representation of Trump so much they have threatened the life of the ... Read More

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Galaxy S8 may feature facial recognition for mobile payments

Galaxy S8 may feature facial recognition for mobile payments

The device will also come with an improved S Pen. Another interesting nugget of information is that Samsung will apparently have an upgraded iris scanner, after the technology appeared in the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. Notably, Apple has already used pressure sensitivity as "3D Touch" in its iPhone 7 which was also developed by Samsung Display . It also features a Samsung logo on the back side. Read More

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Trump's $1.1tr budget seeks to boost military

Trump's $1.1tr budget seeks to boost military

But Mr Trump has promised to protect that spending, to cut taxes, and to increase spending on infrastructure, to boot. But the budget also eliminates federal funding for efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes. These proposals will be effective only when the Congress passes the budget. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and food and income security benefits account for almost two-thirds of all federal spending. Read More

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USA launches WGS-9 military communications satellite

USA launches WGS-9 military communications satellite

EDT. WGS satellites play an essential role in the tactical and strategic adjustment of military operations. The Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM - WGS-9 - communications station will provide high-speed communications services to US and allied nations, including drone command and control, voice and video links, messaging, data relay, email and television broadcasts to troops in the field. Read More

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How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

The program, which focuses on delivering food to individuals who can not leave their homes, says it served more than 219 million meals to 2 million seniors in 2015. Trump Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters today that eliminating food for senior citizens via the Meals On Wheels program was the compassionate thing to do because if a program can't demonstrate results, it should get cut. Read More

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Top Stock Picking- Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA)

Top Stock Picking- Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA)

Several research firms have recently weighed in on FCX. The forward P/E ratio stands at 9.37. The highest analyst price target is $21.00, which implies a rally of 30 percent. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago. On average, equities research analysts expect that Freeport-McMoRan Inc will post $1.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More

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Iranians to perform Haj this year

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. For the first time in almost three decades, Iran's pilgrims, almost 60,000, did not attend the hajj in 2016 after the two countries failed to agree on security and logistics. But the Saudi Hajj ministry said that the kingdom, the birthplace of Islam, welcomes "all pilgrims from all the different nationalities and backgrounds". Read More

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