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Peterson leading Joburg Open as rain halts play

Peterson leading Joburg Open as rain halts play

That left the Swedish rookie T4 on the leaderboard and in excellent position given that he compiled his round on Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club's tougher East Course. Jeff Hopkins, the Royal Dublin golfer, managed six holes and lies on one under after a birdie on the first, while Darren Clarke is two over after 14 holes. Read More

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Advertisements are coming to Facebook Live

Advertisements are coming to Facebook Live

Now though, pages that have at least 2,000 followers and have reached at least 300 concurrent viewers in one of their recent Live videos, can deploy ad-breaks into their videos. Facebook offers to same ad split for mid-rolls in live videos, 55 percent to the publisher and 45 percent to Facebook . Ad Breaks have also been in limited beta testing, and Facebook is now rolling it out more broadly within the U.S. Read More

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Troll and I Latest Trailer, Announced for Nintendo Switch

Troll and I Latest Trailer, Announced for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch is approximately one week away from launching. However, fans are still surprised by the fact that " Super Bomberman R " was already out for Nintendo Switch as it was not in the official list of games to launch. If hopes were high for classic Nintendo titles on the upcoming Nintendo Switch , a new press release just killed them. Did you pass on pre-ordering a Nintendo Switch? The only other comment Nintendo has provided is that they'll, "share more information in ... Read More

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Florida man claims dog shot his girlfriend while she slept

Florida man claims dog shot his girlfriend while she slept

A man on Jacksonville's Westside told the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office his dog, Diesel, shot his girlfriend. The woman's boyfriend told police the dog caused a Springfield XD40 gun to discharge. She'd been struck by a bullet but wasn't sure how, Miracle told police. A few moments later, he said he saw a flash and heard a loud bang, according to Action News Jax . Read More

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Smithsonian to Launch Apollo 11 Columbia Spacecraft on National Tour

The capsule is an important part of USA space exploration history as it's the only surviving section of the spacecraft that transported the first astronauts to the moon - and back again. It will then return to Washington, D.C., where it will become the centerpiece inside a new gallery at the National Air and Space Museum that will tell the story of human exploration of Earth's natural satellite. Read More

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Revenue Approximations Analysis: US Bancorp (USB), Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.10% of the company's stock. Caldwell & Orkin Inc. acquired a new stake in Synchrony Financial during the fourth quarter worth about $1,777,000. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 2nd. 12/15/2016 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch began new coverage on Synchrony Financial giving the company a " rating. Read More

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Depeche Mode rejects "official band of the alt-right" label

They are racists", he said. "They are sexist", Mr Schneider said of the alt-right. The split between traditional conservatives and the "alt-right" - and even those who buy into the "alt-right's" rhetoric about nationalism and identity but don't necessarily want to admit it - is clear at CPAC; as I was talking with Spencer , a man who appeared to be in his early 20s walked up to him and asked for a photo. Read More

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Slight majority of SC voters give Trump a thumbs down

Slight majority of SC voters give Trump a thumbs down

Half of Americans strongly disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job as president, while only 29 percent strongly approve, a change of 4 percentage points from a similar poll conducted just two weeks ago. They were asked, "Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?" On his measure to suspend indefinitely all immigration from Syria, 68 percent of respondents strongly disagree, while 60 percent oppose a plan to suspend for 120 days the ... Read More

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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Aborts Cargo Delivery To The International Space Station

Computers on board the Dragon triggered the abort after recognizing an incorrect value in data about the location of the space station. NASA stated the Dragon craft and the ISS crew are safe. NASA's fleet of space shuttles launched from the pad 82 times, including the first and last flights of the program in 1981 and 2011. After tweeting that the Dragon cargo craft was waved off, SpaceX then tweeted , " Dragon is in good health and will make another rendezvous attempt with the ... Read More

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Valve drops $3k price tag from required SteamVR license training

Further, the company has decided to make it easier for developers to implement SteamVR Tracking in their devices as it has changed the status its introductory course in Seattle, which costs $3,000 (roughly Rs. Valve now offers online certification courses in English and Chinese, and in-person training is still available as an option via Synapse's ongoing certification sessions in Seattle. Read More

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Tianjin denies Rooney bid but admit Aubameyang talks

Tianjin denies Rooney bid but admit Aubameyang talks

Cannavaro also revealed Tianjin were snubbed by Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but remain hopeful of signing Fiorentina's Nikola Kalinic. "I need to communicate with our managing director". Of course, I can't guarantee. However, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in red-hot form at Old Trafford, plus Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial higher up the pecking order than their ageing captain, they feel they can afford to let Rooney leave prior to the end of the season. Read More

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Bharat Electronics Ltd stake sale; floor price at Rs 1498

Bharat Electronics Ltd stake sale; floor price at Rs 1498

The portion allocated to institutional investors on Wednesday was bid 2.34 times. The shares will be available for subscription by retail investors tomorrow. Despite the OFS issue, shares of BEL tumbled by over Rs 49 or 3% on BSE, closing at Rs 1510.25 per piece. In the financial year 2017, the government has so far raised R37,696.03 crore through stake sale in PSUs, buybacks, and the second tranche of the Central Public Sector Enterprise exchange-traded fund (CPSE ETF). Read More

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New footage shows huge crack in Larsen C Ice Shelf

The process, known as ice calving, began previous year and is expected to conclude in 2017, with the creation of a new iceberg the size of the state of Delaware. Several ice shelves have cracked up around northern parts of Antarctica in recent years, including the Larsen B that disintegrated in 2002. Through a combination of field work, satellite observations, and computer simulations, they have catalogued how recent warming trends has caused seasonal melts of the ice shelf and affected its ... Read More

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Dodge promises Challenger Demon will 'dominate' drag strips

Dodge promises Challenger Demon will 'dominate' drag strips

Dodge is no stranger to the drag strip and they plan to make that fact more evident with the upcoming SRT Demon. As many of us are aware, Dodge is resurrecting the Demon nameplate. The result is that owners of the Demon will be able to launch their cars efficiently and in a more controllable manner. Leading up to the NY reveal, Dodge is launching its first-ever pre-debut video teaser campaign, including a new website www.ifyouknowyouknow.com, where fans and followers can get weekly ... Read More

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Instagram Now Supports Multiple Photos & Videos in a Single Post

Instagram Now Supports Multiple Photos & Videos in a Single Post

Now, you can combine up to 10 photos and videos in one post and swipe through to see them all. Share your favorite moments of your best friend's surprise birthday party, from setting up to when they walk through the door. This Instagram album feature could be quite useful to a lot of users. With 10 pictures or videos, users wont feel quite the same amount of pressure to push the ideal picture. Read More

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Major fire at textile shop at Kozhikode SM Street

Major fire at textile shop at Kozhikode SM Street

At least 15 shops were gutted in the flames, according to ANI . The narrow streets in the area and the thick smoke from the fire made the task of the fire brigade that much more hard. However, the fire fighters were able to brought them down using ropes. District Collector UV Jose and MP Raghavan have rushed to the spot. A team comprising health, engineering and revenue wings of the Kozhikode corporation will visit the mishap site to check for violations of Kerala Municipality Building ... Read More

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Stock Grabbing Investor's Attention: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Stock Grabbing Investor's Attention: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

They now have a Dollars 40 price target on the stock. (NASDAQ:AMAT) will release its earnings at about 4%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) reports its Earnings on Wednesday 15 Feb (3 days ago). The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Also, Director Dennis D. Powell sold 21,017 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 3rd. Read More

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Bethesda Goes Full Throttle On Fallout 4 VR

We know precious little about The Elder Scrolls 6, the supposed next entry in Bethesda's long line of open world fantasy RPGs. He added that players can play it from beginning to end at the moment and that everything has jived with regard to its interface and all that, Game Reactor reported. Read More

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KTM 390 Duke launched; priced in India at Rs 2.25 lakh

KTM 390 Duke launched; priced in India at Rs 2.25 lakh

While the Duke 200 is already available with dealers, the other two will reach the market over the next two weeks. We had already seen the flagship KTM 390 Duke at the EICMA show previous year. The 2017 KTM 390 Duke is packed with new technology and features. The model was already on sale in certain global markets and is being now brought into the country to fill the void between the 200 and 390 range. Read More

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Oregon's Dillon Brooks drains last-second shot to cap comeback against Cal

Brooks leads in points with 15.4 and in steals with 1.3 per game. It was far too late for Oregon State, however, and the Cardinal were able to kill the clock to secure a win in their penultimate home game. The implications are nowhere near as cheerful for Cal (18-9, 9-6), which squandered a huge chance to solidify its NCAA tournament hopes with a marquee home victory. Read More

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NY animal park awaits arrival of baby giraffe

NY animal park awaits arrival of baby giraffe

The calf will be April's fourth calf and Oliver's first calf. The thousands who had been glued to the feed were furious, posting a number of angry and upset comments. She is now 15 years old. Others are confused about how the giraffe could be flagged for nudity. You've probably not seen that ever, so that would explain the fascination - which is what a United States adventure park is banking on as it live streams the birthing of its new member. Read More

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Huawei P10 new render leaked online

Huawei P10 new render leaked online

New variant of the company's Android skin will be unveiled along with their new flagship smartphones, the Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus , and the two devices will nearly certainly ship with EMUI 5.1 pre-installed on top of Android Nougat, as even EMUI 5.0 is based on Android Nougat. Read More

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SD Card - Nintendo Switch Game Sizes Revealed

Bundle 1: will include the Nintendo Switch , the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game for $429.99. The Nintendo Switch supports up to 2TB Micro SDXC cards, however 1TB SDXC cards don't yet exist, and when they do they'll be rather expensive (in the $200+ price range). Read More

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Million Year Old Monster Worm With Terrifying Jaws Discovered

Mats Eriksson, from Lund University in Sweden, said: " Gigantism in animals is an alluring and ecologically important trait, usually associated with advantages and competitive dominance". Bobbit worm is the colloquial term for giant eunicids, marine worms that still exist today. This honours Armstrong, who collected the material, and bass player extraordinaire, Alex Webster of Death Metal band Cannibal Corpse, since he can be regarded as a "giant" when it comes to handling his instrument. Read More

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Tesla Model 3 On Track For Mass Production In September

Tesla Model 3 On Track For Mass Production In September

Investors and analysts alike were waiting to see how Tesla Inc (TSLA) would incorporate SolarCity's results, as this is the first earnings report since the acquisition and it never said much about how it would report that segment. These numbers represent 61% to 71% growth in vehicle deliveries. Tesla has also reported a rare profit in the previous quarter after CEO Elon Musk convinced his employees to slash costs and deliver every auto the company could possibly can. Read More

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NASA Finds 3 Potentially Habitable Planets Very Close To Earth

This means, we are most likely to find signs of life there and they could "have a shot at becoming a habitable ecosystem", an global team from Europe and the United States explained. A robotic telescope operated by Liverpool John Moores University played a major role in the discovery reported in the journal Nature . This grouping of planets around an ultra-cool, Jupiter-sized red dwarf sun called TRAPPIST-1 has three planets the could be habitable , raising the chances that one could ... Read More

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NASA finds Earth-sized, habitable planets orbiting a star

NASA finds Earth-sized, habitable planets orbiting a star

Gillon said at a press briefing. Because the star is so dim, the planets are warmed gently despite having orbits much smaller than that of Mercury, the planet closest to our Sun. Both factors will make TRAPPIST-1 immensely appealing in the ongoing search for habitable worlds and life beyond Earth. Other planets discovered may not have oceans of water but the team of researchers stated that liquid water is still a genuine possibility on those planets. Read More

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'Sky rivers' responsible for massive California rain

Major flooding in Nashville in 2010 was associated with atmospheric river activity, but not all atmospheric rivers cause damage, as many are weak and can provide much-needed precipitation. Atmospheric rivers bring water vapor outside tropical regions. Researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and UCLA's Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering collaborated on the study, examining weather records and NASA satellite data to better understand the real impact of ... Read More

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Australia Post CEO resigns weeks after $5.6 million pay packet made public

Australia Post CEO resigns weeks after $5.6 million pay packet made public

The surprise announcement follows Mr Fahour delivering a first-half net profit of $131 million for Australia Post, up from $16 million a year ago due to a surge in parcel deliveries and e-commerce business. Ahmed Fahour had been widely credited for turning around the government-owned organisation, returning it to profit. Australia Post will still send your letters but it has much more elaborate plans. Read More

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New McLaren Super Series Will Have P1-like Performance

New McLaren Super Series Will Have P1-like Performance

The most import being the fact that the vehicle can reach 124 miles per hour in just 7.8 seconds and then brake to a standstill in 4.6 seconds and 117 meters- that's six meters less than the 650S it's replacing. McLaren has released a short film showing the vehicle during dynamic testing, driven by Chris Goodwin. Lighter, stiffer brake calipers, carbon-ceramic discs as standard and optimised brake pedal feel and modulation at the limit are key elements in delivering the incredible stopping ... Read More

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WhatsApp does a Snapchat with new 'Status' feature

WhatsApp does a Snapchat with new 'Status' feature

Typically, the feature which used to be limited to text only has now been updated to incorporate video and picture statuses in recognition of modern trends. Android users, tap the menu button Status Privacy . Best of all, the selected update has a short life and disappears after 24 hours. Instead of limiting your video status updates to just 10 seconds (like Snapchat), videos you record and share as a Status can be as long as 45 seconds. Read More

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