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Serena Williams pregnant with first child

Serena Williams pregnant with first child

Williams posted a photo on Snapchat on Wednesday morning with the caption " 20 weeks ". She was scheduled to play at the Indian Wells and the Miami Open but pulled out because of a knee injury. (AP) It's another love game for Serena Williams: She is pregnant - and, based on the timeline she offered, she already was when she won the Australian Open . Read More

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Takeaways From The Georgia 6 Special Election

The 11-candidate Republican field is far behind, with former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel holding down the second-place spot in public polls with 17%. Trump took to his favorite messaging service Tuesday to encourage Republicans to vote and to reject Ossoff, one of several tweets leading up to the election. Read More

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Baidu intros Apollo project to open-source auto research

Baidu intros Apollo project to open-source auto research

Baidu has been testing its autonomous cars both in China and in the U.S. In 2015, it said it had tested a fully autonomous auto in Beijing on a route that had mixed roads in a variety of environmental conditions. Almost a third (30%) of Gen Z consumers and almost half (49%) of Boomers say that their biggest concern with a self-driving vehicle is a technology error or failure. Read More

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Asteroid whizzing by Earth this week

Asteroid whizzing by Earth this week

The last time such a huge space rock came this nearby was in 2004. Astronomers will closely monitor The Rock as it comes within 4.6 lunar distances from Earth at 1.24pm United Kingdom time on Wednesday. The good news is that scientists have identified at least 90 percent of these flying hazards within our solar system. "This one is close, but not uncomfortably close", she said. Read More

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United Airlines issues new crew booking policy

Cellphone video of the incident sparked widespread outrage and created a public-relations nightmare for United. If the crew member is not booked an hour before the flight, then he or she will have to wait for the next available flight. Now-viral videos of the incident show a man, his nose bloody and his glasses almost knocked off his face, being dragged by the arm across the aisle. United has been under fire since videos emerged of security officers forcibly removing a passenger from his ... Read More

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Analyst raises AAPL target price to $170 ahead of iPhone 8

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) pays an annual dividend of $2.28 with a yield of 1.61% and an average dividend growth of 9.80% based on a 3 Year Average. (AAPL) is at 49.34. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. A moving average can help cut down the amount of "noise" on a price chart. Read More

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Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

But the number of applications for the lottery, conducted earlier this month, declined from 236,000 past year, possibly reflecting concern about new restrictions. Steve Tobocman, executive director of Global Detroit, says the Metro Detroit area employs more H-1B visa holders than Boston, Seattle, Houston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, or Research Triangle, NC, citing Brookings Institution research on H-1B visa approvals in 2013. Read More

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Cassini finds ingredient for life at Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini finds ingredient for life at Saturn's moon Enceladus

The presence of ample hydrogen in the ocean means that microbes at the bottom of the food web - if any exist - could use hydrogen to obtain energy by combining it with carbon dioxide dissolved in the water. Plume's composition:Cassini also sampled the plume's composition during flybys earlier in the mission. On Earth, where we find water, we find life, so that's where we like to look for life in space, too. Read More

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O'Reilly's departure creates new challenges for Fox

Fox News Channel says "Tucker Carlson Tonight" will begin airing an hour earlier to fill the time slot vacated by Bill O'Reilly, who lost his job Wednesday after allegations that he sexually harassed women. Wendy Walsh, a regular guest on O'Reilly's show, told the Times the cable TV anchor retracted a lucrative role as a Fox contributor after she rebuffed his sexual advances in 2013. Read More

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Microsoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching password

Microsoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching password

Consider too that most people already have a pin code or similar security on their phone and the firm believes smartphone logins are secure enough while feeling "natural and familiar". When a user goes to sign into a Microsoft accounts property they'll be prompted on their device . Microsoft Authenticator can be downloaded for Android and iOS from their respective App Stores and is free of charge, it just requires a Microsoft account. Read More

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Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots Visit White House Without Brady

Trump commended Kraft for building a "culture dedicated to winning" and noted that "he started it with his coach", Belichick. Messages left with Brady's agent and the White House were not immediately returned. In photos posted to social media Wednesday, the New England Patriots' turnout at the White House this year seemed to be noticeably smaller than in 2015, when the team last visited the executive residence. Read More

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Subaru Ascent Shown More Production-Ready In NY

Subaru Ascent Shown More Production-Ready In NY

The Subaru Ascent will be manufactured at the company's USA plant in IN and introduced exclusively to the North American market in 2018. It will also feature a turbocharged Boxer engine. Reports say that the new seven-seater SUV has a wheelbase of 2,970. Hexagonal daytime LED lights and fog lamps can also be spotted. With reference to the roofline, the high, leveled design of the roofline complements the window line and sloping beltline. Read More

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Doc prescribed Prince opioids under friend's name

On Monday, the search warrants and affidavits from the Carver County Sheriff's Office, which is leading the continuing homicide investigation along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, were unsealed. Johnson had contacted Schulenberg to help treat Prince's hip pain. Watson 853 is the label for the opioid hydrocodone-acetaminophen, the brand name is Vicodin. Read More

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President signs bill to help veterans, Tester main sponsor

President signs bill to help veterans, Tester main sponsor

Conservatives calling for privatization say the VA provides medical services to only about 45 percent of veterans, and they point to delays and inefficiencies dogging the current system. Baligh Yehia said a year ago. A year ago a congressionally mandated panel of experts found the Choice program was inefficient, but recommended establishing a community-based healthcare system that would include private doctors. Read More

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Amazon says it is bringing retail shopfront service to Australia

Amazon says it is bringing retail shopfront service to Australia

Amazon, which launched its Kindle store there in 2013, said that it now has 1,000 employees in Australia; many are working for the company's cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services, which has operated there since 2012. A banner ad on its Australian website invites Aussie retailers and brand owners to be part of the online selling platform. Retail NZ spokesman Greg Harford said Amazon's arrival in Australia would be a big issue for New Zealand firms and "put Amazon in a much stronger ... Read More

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Facebook has 60 engineers working on controlling computers from your brain

Facebook has 60 engineers working on controlling computers from your brain

The second project revolves around bui9lding hardware and software to allow you to deliver language through your skin , which is a network of nerves that sends information to your brain. And the most exciting part about this development, according to Dugan, is that it could effectively serve as a universal translator, reducing words and concepts to tactile messages that would give, for example, a Chinese speaker the ability to speak to an English speaker, with both speakers using their native ... Read More

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Samsung's voice assistant Bixby could be delayed due to performance issues

Samsung Electronics regained the top position in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year, even before the release of its latest flagship Galaxy S8. That doesn't mean that Bixby will be completely absent from the Galaxy S8 at launch. In an official statement sent to Axios , Samsung has confirmed that its in-house virtual assistant, Bixby Voice, won't be available when the device goes on sale later this month. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Microsoft Edition is here, nothing extraordinary

According to some reports, Samsung is hoping to dispose the leftover stocks under a new name, a case, and an updated battery. He then used another S8 to take a photo of himself and used that photo to unlock the the Galaxy S8 . Aside from the Note 8, the DroidReport hinted on a possible refurbished Galaxy Note 7 under the new name Note 7S. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is truly a gorgeous pair. Read More

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Lynk & Co Demos Virtual Key Car Sharing System

Lynk & Co Demos Virtual Key Car Sharing System

To be publicly shown for the first time at the Auto Shanghai motor show, the 03 borrows many design cues from the SUV, with an nearly identical interior. Lynk & Co has teamed up with Ericsson to demonstrate what it calls "the world's first built-in share function" for the connected vehicle, according to a statement from the company. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 won't launch with Bixby Voice feature

After the alleged acquisition by Viv labs on the company for building Bixby out of a purchased AI from Apple's Siri developers, Samsung noted that Bixby will launch a little late for the US customers. This simply means that users will be able to use the Galaxy S8's camera to identify objects. Samsung has yet to detail the reason for the delay. Both come with an Infinity display, giving you a massive 95% screen to body ratio. Read More

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A look at the missiles North Korea displayed at parade

A look at the missiles North Korea displayed at parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared i. Experts have speculated the annual celebration of the founder's birthday might be an occasion for North Korea to conduct a missile test - or even its sixth nuclear weapons test. But U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Friday that the Trump administration had settled on a policy that will emphasize increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, North Korea's only major ally, instead of military options or trying to overthrow ... Read More

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Search underway for body of Abington woman

Search underway for body of Abington woman

Krysten Laib, who was working some extra hours as a side job, was last seen about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 11th in Philadelphia. "And she said 'in Philly, '" Kelly recalled. Police have tracked down that passenger and determined that person has nothing to do with Laib's disappearance. Details of the auto, a 2003 Olive Green Subaru Legacy, were released to the public Sunday. Read More

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Have Conditions for Life

The energy can be obtained from the combination of hydrogen and carbon dioxide dissolved in water. The paper by researchers with the Cassini mission, published Thursday in Science magazine, says that the hydrogen gas - which could potentially provide a source of chemical energy for the existence of life - is found in Enceladus' frozen ocean. Read More

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Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger

Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger

Can now owns 706,346 shares of the digital content provider's stock valued at $30,413,000 after buying an additional 22,747 shares during the period. Yahoo! presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $45.04. The current share price indicates that stock is -0.06% away from its one year high and is moving 35.21% ahead of its 52-week low. Yahoo! also saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Read More

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Herd of cattle led by a beaver is an odd sight; video

Herd of cattle led by a beaver is an odd sight; video

Ranch owner Adrienne Ivey and her husband made a decision to pay their 150 heifers a visit on Good Friday. Adrienne Ivey and her husband Aaron were checking on their herd of cattle on Friday when they made the unusual discovery. "There was about a 3-foot space around him", Ivey told CBC . "They're very curious creatures and they were just enthralled by this beaver". "And I think they were following this thing around because they couldn't figure out what the heck it was". Read More

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Scientists extract rare giant shipworm from shell in toe-curling video

Scientists extract rare giant shipworm from shell in toe-curling video

For years, scientists have been looking for the giant shipworm , Kuphus polythalamia, a rare, giant, worm-like animal, officially classified as a mollusc (relatives of snails and squids). The answer to this mystery lies in its outsized gill (see illustration below), within which live bacteria. Like tiny chefs, these bacteria use the hydrogen sulfide as energy to produce organic carbon that feeds the shipworm . Read More

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HTC U shown off in new image leak

Along with mentioning the specifications, Blass nearly leaked image renders of the to-be-announced HTC U . The picture of the smartphone shows screen-to-body ratio design on board along with a physical home screen button at the front. It has been reported the Ocean will have high-end specs such as a 5.5-inch display along with a Quad HD resolution. In Addition, the HTC U will come with two storage options of 64GB or 128GB depending on the RAM. Read More

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Family awakens to 9-foot alligator on porch

Family awakens to 9-foot alligator on porch

The home is in an area near Charleston, S.C., where it is not uncommon to find alligators, but one of this size is always a shock, especially on the front porch of a home. South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources was able to take the alligator away from the home. "I knocked on the door, and sure enough it was a live gator". Read More

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NASA Scientists Discover Nearby Ocean Worlds That Could Mean Life Beyond Earth

Long story short, scientists believe the chemical imbalance is caused by hot water seeping out from the moon's seafloor (there are liquid oceans beneath the icy surface). So which moon offers more possibility of life, Europa or Enceladus? This posed an exciting prospect - researchers wondered whether that warm ocean might be interacting with rock to create a form of chemical energy that could be used by some forms of life. Read More

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Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars on California roads

It also allows for six people who will ride in the cars and take over driving when necessary. Now, Apple sits on the list along with companies such as Ford and General Motors . The company is only testing components of a self-driving vehicle. Apple CEO Tim Cook has indicated in the past that the company was keen to move beyond the integration of iPhones with in-car infotainment systems. Read More

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