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Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. For the full year, Walmart expects to earn between $4.20 and $4.40 a share. In other news, insider Rosalind G. Brewer sold 32,350 shares of Wal-Mart Stores stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 5th. Read More

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It's A Working President's Day Holiday For Trump

The White House has been called "dysfunctional" and rocked by infighting as competing power centres jockey for advantage. "So smoothly. And believe me, I and we inherited one big mess". Meanwhile, Trump caused a stir in Sweden with a remark he made during a rally in Florida Saturday. The comment prompted a barrage of social media reaction Sunday, with hundreds of tweets, and a local newspaper published a list of events that happened on Friday that appeared to have no connections to any ... Read More

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Final Fantasy XV Patch 1.05 Removes the Best PS4 Pro Graphics Option

Today's 1.05 patch changes lite mode by removing a pretty important element: its frame rate cap. " Final Fantasy XV " patch 1.05, which was slated for release on February 21, arrived two days earlier than expected. Yoshida shared that the studio is now working on the development of a PS4 Pro Patch. The frame rate during exploration in towns also appear to average lower than 40 fps. Read More

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In Brussels, Pence tries soothing anxious leaders with pro-EU message

He said cooperation is needed to have free and fair economies, saying "strengthening our economic vitality will require hard but necessary choices". Tusk talked about the importance of the EU. He said "Americans know best what great value it is to be united". Speaking to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini before meetings with the heads of the European Council, European Commission and NATO, Pence said he was "very grateful to have the opportunity to visit with you and explore ways ... Read More

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Scientists to repeat 19th-century ship's crossing of polar ice cap

Scientists to repeat 19th-century ship's crossing of polar ice cap

A research ship will be deliberately trapped in floating sea ice to drift across the North Pole in order to provide more accurate climate and weather forecasts. Explaining why the ship needs to be trapped in ice, he said: "In winter the ice is too thick to travel through the ice, we can't break it". In an effort to better understand the drastic ice melt happening in the Arctic, Germany is sending a boat to drift with the ice for more than a year as part of the International Arctic Drift ... Read More

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Beam App hits Xbox One for Xbox Insiders today

Rival services have arrived on Xbox One much sooner. More info about Beam is expected later this month at GDC 2017. Is it referring to a motion controlled interface, or is it more about the name of some design language philosophy? But things will go in the right direction for Microsoft, once it will launch "the most powerful console ever made this holiday", Project Scorpio, and there will be delivered more exclusive games in 2017 than a year ago. Read More

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The Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

The Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Exact Sciences Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 68.3 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. 07/13/2016 - EXACT Sciences Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at William Blair. 02/26/2016 - EXACT Sciences Corporation had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Empire Asset Management. Read More

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Chase Elliott Captures 2nd Straight Daytona 500 Pole

There are 40 starting spots in next Sunday's 500 and 36 of them are guaranteed. Money is down across the board and everyone is doing more with less to try to save a buck. His Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career has been filled with daring moves and numerous victories at Daytona. There are some new faces in the NASCAR Drivers Council for 2017. Read More

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2014-2017 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger recalled: almost 75,000 vehicles affected

2014-2017 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger recalled: almost 75,000 vehicles affected

The bolts could loosen and may increase the risk of an accident. If this happens, it could potentially cause the driveshaft to disconnect and cause a crash. The vast majority - an estimated 69,298 vehicles - are located in the United States, which another 5,312 in Canada and 347 outside of North America. Once customers received the mail, they can schedule a service with their local Fiat Chrysler dealers. Read More

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Switch launch game The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ delayed

Switch launch game The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ delayed

The developer stated that the game is being delayed "due to some issues beyond out control". While the game will still be released in March, it won't launch alongside the Nintendo Switch. The goodies are only available in the first launch run of Nintendo Switch retail versions, so if The Binding of Isaac is your thing, you'd better snatch one up while you can. Read More

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SC reserves order on referring plea to constitution bench

SC reserves order on referring plea to constitution bench

Whether the state can change its stand when there is change of government is also an issue to be considered, the bench added. At the outset of the hearing on Monday, senior counsel K.K. Article 26 relates to the freedom to manage religious affairs subject to public order, morality and health and states that every religious denomination or any section shall have the right to manage its own affairs in matters of religion, while Article 25 speaks of freedom of conscience and free profession, ... Read More

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Black listing of Azhar, NSG issue to dominate India-China strategic dialogue

In the Chinese official hierarchy, the State Councillor of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) is regarded as the top diplomat functioning directly under the country's leadership. Jaishankar is expected to deliver a special Indian message to Chinese officials when he will participate in the strategic dialogue with China's Executive Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui. Read More

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Qualcomm, Intel launch gigabit LTE modems

Qualcomm, Intel launch gigabit LTE modems

That means, on the right network, up to 1.2 Gbps downloads. With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. The upload remains at CAT 13 (150 Mbps), just like the X9, X12 and X16 modems. The processor features integrated 4G LTE-Advanced Cat 4 connectivity with carrier aggregation, high-quality multimedia experiences with Full-HD (1080p) playback with hardware HEVC, high performance and power efficiency with quad-core CPU and Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 graphics, and superior ... Read More

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UCL: Musa Targets Leicester Win Vs Sevilla

Leicester City were dumped out of the English FA Cup competition by Millwall at the weekend, and they are now one point away from the relegation zone in the 17th position. The Spanish side boast a remarkable European pedigree in recent years, for they have been crowned as Europa League champions in each of the past three seasons and, as such, harbour realistic hopes of making their presence felt in this competition this term. Read More

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How same-sex marriage laws can save teens' lives

How same-sex marriage laws can save teens' lives

We did assess whether going on to implement same-sex marriage policies two years in the future was associated with adolescent suicide attempts, and found that this was not associated with suicide attempts; this finding suggests that same-sex marriage implementation or events happening closer to the time of same-sex marriage implementation were associated with the reductions in adolescent suicide attempts. Read More

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SpaceX rocket successfully launches into orbit, booster returns safely to earth

SpaceX chose to halt its launch plans Saturday in order to "take a closer look at positioning of the second stage engine nozzle", the company tweeted . It is expected to arrive at the ISS on Wednesday, when it will be retrieved using a 57-foot robotic arm. SpaceX scrubbed a planned launch on Saturday from Kennedy Space Center , citing a "slightly odd" thrust control problem and delaying the return to service for a historic launchpad at the Florida spaceport. Read More

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NASA scientists vow to make Pluto great again

The definition boils down to "round objects in space that are smaller than stars". If the IAU approves these changes, Pluto won't be the only addition to the list of planets in our solar system. It will be streamed live on NASA's television station (hang on, NASA have their own TV station??), as well as on its website, which you can find right here. Read More

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'Watch Dogs 2': Second DLC Expansion Announced

'Watch Dogs 2': Second DLC Expansion Announced

With over five hours of new content, Watch Dogs 2's Human Conditions DLC will certainly entice quite a few players to return to DedSec. A new trailer was released detailing the contents of the DLC and also the release date. Developers included the recent patch 1.11 to prepare Watch Dogs 2 for its upcoming downloadable content on February 21, 2017. There is also a new type of enemy being added to the game via "Human Conditions" and players will likely encounter this previously unseen foe ... Read More

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Jose Mourinho Suffers Injury Setback Before EFL Cup Final

Juan Mata has urged his Manchester United team-mates to retain their focus as they prepare to follow a Europa League trip to Saint-Etienne with the EFL Cup final against Southampton. Mourinho also ruled Rooney and defender Phil Jones out of United's Europa League last-32 match at St Etienne on Wednesday. We are entering the decisive part of the season and we are still fighting to win some of the trophies. Read More

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New legal powers could send British scientists into space for medical research

Grants worth £10m would be made available to help develop commercial launch capability for spaceflight. Lord Ahmad, the Aviation Minister, stated that they have never launched a spaceship from the UK. Today over 90% of data used in every forecast comes from a satellite, with hundreds of other applications used in Global Positioning System, telecommunications and broadband. Read More

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What will happen with the Nintendo Switch?

What will happen with the Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo says that it has determined that the Switch systems used in the leaked videos were in fact stolen from a United States distributor. Apparently, already returned the stolen unit, Kotaku reported. It's also not the same as the Nintendo Network ID you used for Wii U and 3DS online services, as well as the Miiverse and Nintendo eShop. Extra memory is something you should consider for your Nintendo Switch , judging by the file sizes of these digital games. Read More

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Proposed Texas bill could deter NBA

Proposed Texas bill could deter NBA

HB 2 limited transgender people to using the bathroom of their biological sex unless they could provide documentation that matched their gender identity and also reflected that they'd had gender confirmation surgery. You've gotta take a seat to make a stand. Academy Award-nominated director Richard Linklater is imploring Texas citizens to make a stand by taking a seat. Read More

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SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted Friday that the company was investigating a "very small leak in the upper stage" of the rocket, but there was no immediate indication the launch was being delayed. The spacecraft, called the Dragon, is packed with more than 5,000 pounds of cargo and experiments. Up at the International Space Station , French astronaut Thomas Pesquet had a light-hearted take on the delay. Read More

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Leaked pictures show Galaxy S8, LG G6 complete with cases

The same principle will apply to Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge users which will encounter their build number to be G925FXXU5DQAJ. We recently reported about a possible S Pen for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. There have been several reports regarding RAM, with some claiming 4GB, others 6GB and a couple even suggesting 8GB. There is a 3600mAh battery powering the S7 edge, which is charged via Micro-USB, and there is a 3.5mm headphone jack on board too. Read More

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That Nintendo Switch Early Reveal Was From A Stolen Console

Other reports from Kotaku mentioned that the buyer who managed to get an early access due to a mistake from the distributor had been bullied by Nintendo to return it back. Pokemon Stadium's roster of battle ready Pokemon makes competitive battles easily accessible for party play and casual fans.#2 Monster Hunter - Perhaps one of the most requested games for the Switch , Monster Hunter has always lived in a grey area between console and handheld. Read More

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NASA Alien Bug Discovery Boosts Hope For Finding Life In Other Planets

NASA Alien Bug Discovery Boosts Hope For Finding Life In Other Planets

But for the chemosynthesizing microbes that call this hot, pitch black cave home, it's no big deal. Several years ago, a different group of scientists published a study about microbes that may be half a million years old and still alive. The results are now being written for publication, but they have yet to be peer reviewed, a mandatory step in the verification of scientific work. Dr Boston said her team was about to submit a paper on the caves to acclaimed journals worldwide. Read More

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