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Giant Asteroid To Near Earth On April 19

A collision with another object or an unexpected course adjustment could put 2014 JO25 within a dangerously close distance to our planet, or even set it in motion to impact us. "The asteroid will approach Earth from the direction of the sun and will become visible in the night sky after April 19 ", NASA said. You won't be alone if you set out to get a glimpse of the asteroid on the night of April 19 . Read More

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Xbox Project Scorpio details revealed

Xbox Project Scorpio details revealed

This is 4.5 times powerful than the previous Xbox One and around 1.4 times powerful that the PS4. With the release of the unbelievable specifications of Xbox Project Scorpio, many fans from both camps have given their own comparisons with the PlayStation 4 Pro on several forums. Read More

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Samsung expects big jump in Q1 profits

Samsung's operating profit reached 9.9 trillion won (8.7 billion USA dollars) in the first quarter, the second-biggest quarterly profit in the company's history, a regulatory filing showed Friday. Samsung's share price has also been performing well, climbing steadily over the last few months despite all the drama the company has been facing at home. Read More

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Kris Meeke holds early lead in Corsica

Kris Meeke holds early lead in Corsica

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville drifted away from Meeke and Ogier in third through the morning loop, with the second Fiesta of Ott Tanak on his tail. Indeed, having dropped 21secs on SS9 alone, Ogier - if he can not get up to speed - faces more threats behind with Craig Breen just 14secs behind in fourth, the Irishman having gotten the better again of Jari-Matti Latvala in the closely matched battle behind. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Can Be Fooled With A Photo

Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Can Be Fooled With A Photo

Before Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 would come with a single-lens camera, there were rumors claiming the handset maker plans to add a dual-camera setup on its flagship. Visitors test Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S8 smartphones at one of the company's shops in Seoul in this photo taken on April 2, 2017. It is important to reiterate that facial recognition, while convenient, can only be used for opening your Galaxy S8 and now cannot be used to authenticate access to Samsung Pay or Secure ... Read More

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US Defense Contractors See Rise In Shares After Tomahawk Missile Strikes

US Defense Contractors See Rise In Shares After Tomahawk Missile Strikes

Trump ordered the airstrike on the Syrian government Thursday night in retaliation for a deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier this week that killed as many as 100 people. Raytheon , the company that makes Tomahawk missiles, has its headquarters in Tucson, Ariz., part of McSally's district. An announcer on the 6.30am Southern service from Brighton told passengers that America had launched 59 Tomahawk missiles against an air base in Syria . Read More

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As advertisers dump Bill O'Reilly, Trump comes to his defense

As advertisers dump Bill O'Reilly, Trump comes to his defense

His "Factor" broadcast last night captured an average of 628,000 viewers between the ages of 25 and 54, an increase of 11% from last week's Tuesday-night audience. "The O'Reilly Factor" has been the top-rated program in cable news for the past 15 years. This week around 50 advertisers left Mr O'Reilly's programme, "The O'Reilly Factor", among them several auto brands, including Mercedes-Benz and Toyota's Lexus, as well as GlaxoSmithKline, a drugs company. Read More

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Zuma's reshuffle sends South Africa off the rails

Zuma's reshuffle sends South Africa off the rails

Gordhan, widely respected by many South Africans and financial investors, made no direct mention of Zuma in his speech and pledged his loyalty to the ANC. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, regarded as a safe pair of hands guiding the economy, was the highest-profile figure to get the axe. Fears that budget discipline could falter under Gigaba have contributed to market jitters, but he has assured investors that he will maintain the policies established under Gordhan. Read More

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United States aircrafts ready for N/Korea strike

The aircraft carrier Carl Vinson made a port call to Busan, South Korea, last month during the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercise, irking the North to threaten "merciless ultra-precision strikes" if the vessel violated its sovereignty. Although the option of pre-emptive military strikes on North Korea is not off the table, the review prioritises less-risky steps and de-emphasises direct military action. Read More

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Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial

According to a forecast by global market intelligence Counterpoint Research on Friday, 50 million Galaxy S8 phones will be sold this year, which is higher than 48 million units Galaxy S7s sold last year. One of the favours Lee allegedly sought from president Park was state approval for a controversial merger of two Samsung units in 2015, seen as a key step to ensure a smooth transfer of power to him. Read More

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Third body found in aftermath of damaging Australian cyclone

Category four Cyclone Debbie hit northeastern Australia on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie Beach in Queensland state, ripping up trees, washing boats onto land and causing widespread damage . The floods cut roads, destroyed bridges and left more than 100,000 homes without power. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from a string of towns in Queensland and New South Wales as the floods move south towards Ballina, cutting roads. Read More

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Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Samsung's vice-chairman and de facto leader was arrested in February on charges of bribery and embezzlement in connection with the furore surrounding the ousting of former South Korean President, Park Geun-Hye. Song said Samsung was unaware of Park's friend, Choi Soon-sil, until after the scandal over their relationship and allegations of influence-peddling surfaced late a year ago. Read More

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European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

James Stavridis told NBC News , while a senior intelligence official said he did not think "that the deployment of nuclear weapons buys more for us than it costs". While German Chancellor Angela Merkel was visiting Trump in Washington earlier this month, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his first official trip to East Asia, following Secretary of Defense James Mattis' trip to the region in February. Read More

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SpaceX scores another first with rocket reuse

SpaceX scores another first with rocket reuse

Company Chief Executive Elon Musk said in April, when this booster landed , that the Falcon 9 first-stage booster could potentially be reused for 10 to 20 missions. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is about to launch its first recycled rocket. "This is going to be ultimately a huge revolution in spaceflight". Read More

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Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Clinton, who was speaking to The New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof at the Women in the World summit , said she still can not fathom that 53% of white women voted for her rival Donald Trump . She pointed out that the perception of a likeable woman is different from that of men. The former secretary of state did not mince words when she called for an independent investigation into Russia's involvement in the U.S. Read More

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Uber banned in Italy

Uber is going through some tough times right about now. Italy's top taxi associations, on the other hand, praised the court's decision. Luckily the company has been given a 10 day grace period to remove their operations, but that's still not a lot of time to completely shut down their operations and move elsewhere. Read More

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China urges cooperation with US

The Tomahawk Cruise missiles were launched from two Navy ships in the Mediterranean at about 7:40 p.m. eastern time Thursday while Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping were having dinner at Mar-a-Lago. Trump did not explain what differences had been narrowed between the two countries. He says the two issues "really do mix". They reaffirmed their commitment to a denuclearization of the divided Korean Peninsula. Read More

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Billionaire JB Pritzker to announce Illinois governor bid

Billionaire JB Pritzker to announce Illinois governor bid

On Thursday, JB Pritzker announced that he is running for Governor of IL, sharing his "progressive track record of taking on big challenges and getting real results for Illinoisans". "These bad policies are magnified by his local partner, Bruce Rauner , who is just too afraid to stand up to Donald Trump". " Bruce Rauner's failure as Governor isn't just about numbers, it's creating real damage every day to people across IL". Read More

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Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) — Analysts Focus on

Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 11.95% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 13.94%. Tesla had a negative net margin of 14.74% and a negative return on equity of 29.17%. On 3/17/2017 Elon Musk, CEO, bought 95,420 with an average share price of $262.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $25,000,040.00. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $375 and a Low Price Target of $155. Read More

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Bank of America Corporation's (BAC)

Several brokerages recently commented on BAC. In related news, Vice Chairman Brian T. Shea sold 199,676 shares of Bank of New York Mellon Corp stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 8th. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright law. State Street Corp now owns 49,205,956 shares of the company's stock worth $2,331,384,000 after buying an additional 3,836,306 shares during the period. Read More

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First Ever Image of Black Hole

First Ever Image of Black Hole

With these first images, researchers will try to determine the mass of a black hole and to test many other theories related to it. "These are the observations that will help us to sort through all the wild theories about black holes - and there are many wild theories", Gopal Narayanan, an astronomy research professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, said in a statement . Read More

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Comic Legend Don Rickles Dies At 90

Before screening a tribute video of all of Rickles' appearances on the show, Kimmel added, "There will never be another Don Rickles ". After sharing some classic tales of what Rickles was like when he was around friends-pretty much exactly the same quick-witted wisecracker-Kimmel offered up some notes and messages Rickles had written him over the years. Read More

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