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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army's victory over French invaders at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 - unless you're American, in which case it celebrates an evening between St. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras). In this May 1, 2017 photo, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz, 25, of Albuquerque, N.M., speaks at an immigration rally in Albuquerque and about her mixed feelings regarding Cinco de Mayo . Read More

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Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stake Decreased by Reilly Financial Advisors LLC

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stake Decreased by Reilly Financial Advisors LLC

The consensus rating is 2.8, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Electric vehicle giant Tesla Motors has outlined its plans for expanding its fast-charging network. (TSLA) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 3.13, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research . Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a "sell" rating and issued a $187.00 price objective (up previously from $185.00) on shares of Tesla in a research note on Friday, March 17th. Read More

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Alphabet reports $24.7 Billion in revenue in quarter ended March 31st

Alphabet reported revenue for its first fiscal quarter 2017, which ended March 31, of $24.8 billion, up about 24 percent from the $20.3 billion the company reported for the first fiscal quarter 2016. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence was a big topic in the Founder's Letter this year, as they have both been a big part of Google and Alphabet's products and services in the past year. Read More

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Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

Still, at just over $2,000, the highest configuration of Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD with 14.5 hrs battery life in a 2.7 pound frame is a compelling device for any number of professionals, especially with a touch screen and a Pixel Sense screen that clearly sets it above anything Apple can now offer. Read More

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Snapchat Adds Snaps Without Time Limits

This pairs nicely with the new option to remove a time limit from your Snap , so friends can view it as long as they'd like before moving on. Snapchatters can draw with emoji , or use a magic eraser tool that appears to work in a similar way to the clone stamp or healing brush tool in Photoshop. Read More

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Google Docs user faced phishing attack; Issue got resolved now

Google Docs user faced phishing attack; Issue got resolved now

It is not clear if any accounts belonging to government officials were compromised, but information technology staff in at least one Senate office warned political staff about the phishing attempt, CBS News has confirmed. In the event you clicked on the link, access your Google account settings here , and revoke access to Google Docs if you see that option - it's not the real Google Docs. Read More

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles Launches May 16

Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles Launches May 16

The maps have been completely remastered from the ground-up, delivering numerous classic, thrilling Zombies origins storylines with stunning visuals, enhanced audio and new gameplay, all updated for today's generation of consoles. Earlier this morning Activision revealed all sorts of fresh Zombies Chronicles details, including the eight maps you'll get, bonus content , and the DLC pack's surprisingly high $30 price tag. Read More

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Far Cry 5 old West game might happen

Far Cry 5 old West game might happen

Given the church's history (it once served family members of the late Sioux chief, Sitting Bull), it didn't take long for NeoGAF to think of a 19th century Western setting. But there's another hole in this theory that spreads some doubt: Ubisoft also made a live-action trailer for Call of Juarez , which is the more likely answer that no one considered. Read More

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Nubia M2 Lite With 4GB RAM launched at Rs. 13999

Nubia M2 Lite With 4GB RAM launched at Rs. 13999

There's a 5.5-inch HD TFT display with a 2.5D curved glass on top, and the phone comes in a black shell with golden outline. In terms of photography, the major highlight of the M2 Lite is its 16-megapixel BSI CMOS front-facing sensor with 5-pieces Motor Drive Lens, Organic Glass Lens, f/2.0 aperture, inbuilt soft LED flash, and a 79.8 wide angle lens. Read More

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Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party

Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party

The station reports that video shared on social media shows Nancy James, 68, entering the pool area at the Player's Place apartment complex in North Lauderdale on Saturday with her two small dogs. Residents at the apartment complex were surprised by the incident. James reportedly now has a large bruise on her arm. The teen told officers, "I messed up and I have to own up to it", according to an arrest report. Read More

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Secret space plane lands in Florida

In a WTSP report , Air Force officials said that the spacecraft is the first to be able to return experiments to Earth since NASA's Shuttle Orbiter. Brian Weeden, a technical adviser at the Secure World Foundation , a nonprofit focused on peaceful space exploration, said the low-altitude orbit and type of thrusters on the X-37B could indicate the U.S. Read More

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Emmanuel Macron prepares groundwork for transition to power

Emmanuel Macron prepares groundwork for transition to power

Mr Macron won the presidency with 66% of votes cast for a candidate. "It's a new way of working, it's a bit different to the right- and left-wing politics we normally have". Attention was turning to other regional economic indicators, they said. "I will do everything I can over the next five years to ensure that people no longer have any reason to vote for extremes", he said. Read More

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Someone Already Beat Prey In Less Than 20 Minutes

The concept is to reveal the human - inhuman part of you. The mysterious race has infested the station, and are capable of shapeshifting and mimicking anything. That is, unless you're an idiot and run screaming at it with a wrench and no health kits. For instance, there are wicked eye injections that enhance your strength, speed, as well as give you hacking and fix abilities. Read More

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Ryan Dismisses Criticism Of Health Plan As 'Bogus Attack From Left'

Comer said in a statement he voted to repeal and replace The Affordable Care Act known as "Obamacare" claiming that Americans are paying more for fewer options and less access to care. With insurers now permitted to charge older people as much as five times what they charge younger individuals - instead of three times or more under Obamacare - older Americans see their premiums soar. Read More

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Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

Astronaut Peggy Whitson has broken the USA record for most time in space and talked up a trip to Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump . Whitson has now spent 534 days and counting in orbit. Last November, at age 56, she returned to space for her current, third mission (which also, incidentally, gives her the record for oldest woman to go to space). Read More

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Amazon's ugly touchscreen Echo might be launched tomorrow

The report estimates that in 2017, 35.6 million Americans will use their voice-enabled devices at least once per month. Schiller continued to talk about his qualms with AI speakers like Home and Echo nonetheless. While speaking about voice assistants in more broad terms, the executive commented that Apple is committed to the development of its Siri technology, and that the company feels there are different usage scenarios where a screen can play a valuable role. Read More

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'A superstar is born!' - Best tweets as Anthony Joshua defeats Waldimir Klitschko

'A superstar is born!' - Best tweets as Anthony Joshua defeats Waldimir Klitschko

Joshua raised the ante in the 11th, and a jolting uppercut left Klitschko wobbling before he was sent crashing to the canvas by further punches. Klitschko got up only to take even more punishment. Fury responded on Twitter: "Well done Anthony Joshua, good fight, you had life and death with Klitschko and I played with the guy, let's dance". A heartstopping few rounds followed for the 2012 Olympic champion as he appeared spent and unsteady, throwing little back to worry Klitschko. Read More

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Sensor issue forces scrub of SpaceX Falcon 9 NRO intelligence launch

Sensor issue forces scrub of SpaceX Falcon 9 NRO intelligence launch

As of earlier this morning, SpaceX was advising a 7:15 AM liftoff time, but was monitoring winds in the upper level of the launch range as a possible issue. The contracts call for SpaceX to launch Global Positioning System satellites in 2018 and 2019. The mission was supposed to happen Sunday, but SpaceX delayed its flight because of a sensor problem on the bottom part of the rocket. Read More

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Nicholson ends wait for Badminton Horse Trials title

Nicholson ends wait for Badminton Horse Trials title

Andrew Nicholson rides Nereo in dressage at the Badminton Horse Trials. "I've tried going into the jumping in the lead before and that hasn't worked, so I was quite happy to be going in in third". Burton now leads the way, but a host of his fellow world stars - riders like Jung, Wanborough-based double Olympic champion Mark Todd, his fellow New Zealander Nicholson, Rio individual silver medallist Astier Nicolas, 2014 Badminton victor Sam Griffiths and 2010 champion Paul Tapner, based in ... Read More

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Sonic the Hedgehog's abandoned skateboarding game surfaces

Sonic the Hedgehog's abandoned skateboarding game surfaces

Sonic Extreme was to be a skateboarding-themed Sonic game for the original Xbox. Vision Scape's repeated attempts to contact Sega and Naka were both met with silence and Sonic Extreme was forgotten. Well, until 2006's eerily similar-in-concept Sonic Riders released some two years after Vision Scape's pitch. Still, it's always fascinating to see early footage of games that never made it off the ground, and here we have the bonus of developer commentary to go along with it. Read More

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Revenge Porn At All-Time High

Revenge Porn At All-Time High

RMIT's Dr Anastasia Powell said a lack of proper legal and support responses made it incredibly hard for victims to get justice. "Because [the survey] is in relation to victims who know their images have been created or distributed without their consent. Read More

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Trump wants to send men to Mars

Trump wants to send men to Mars

She called the space station "a key bridge" between living on Earth and travelling into deep space, and she singled out the station's recycling system which transforms astronauts' urine into drinking water. To mark her accomplishment, she received a phone call from President Trump at 10 a.m. ET. Trump asked Whitson what she thought of the Mars mission, which she dubbed a "very expensive endeavor, but worthwhile doing". Read More

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