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Polar bears are thought to eat cubs in the late summer and autumn, National Geographic explains, when seals move out to sea. Juno was one of two polar bear cubs that was mother Aurora gave birth to on November 11, though the other cub did not survive.
  • Lena Dunham writes open letter to Kesha over Dr Luke controversy

    Lena Dunham writes open letter to Kesha over Dr Luke controversy

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    Kesha told the court that: "I know I can not work with Dr. Luke, I physically can not", but was still told that she has to honor the contract she signed with him. Adele - whose record-smashing new album, 25, is distributed in the United States by Sony label Columbia Records - said Wednesday at the Brit Awards in London: "I'd like to take this moment to publicly support Kesha ".
  • Bernie Sanders Calls Pope Francis a 'Socialist' Like Himself

    Bernie Sanders Calls Pope Francis a 'Socialist' Like Himself

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    A 2014 Reason-Rupe poll found that when respondents were asked to define the term socialism, one-fifth said it referred to government control of the economy while a quarter said they didn't know.  The declaration invited 'all sides involved in the conflict to prudence, to social solidarity and to action aimed at constructing peace.' The Pope and patriarch also said: "We invite our churches in Ukraine to work toward social harmony, to refrain from taking part in the confrontation and to not ...
  • Microsoft Agrees to Buy Xamarin in Latest Mobile Cloud Push

    Microsoft Agrees to Buy Xamarin in Latest Mobile Cloud Push

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    With the deal, Microsoft was apparently after SwiftKey's artificial intelligence assets - which supported the recent launch of an Android keyboard that uses a neural network in place of standard algorithms to predict one's word selection. Connors said via email that the deal gives Microsoft "a unique and talented team with runway to contribute at senior levels", and makes the Redmond company "the leader in multi-platform mobile enterprise development".
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge waterproof flagship smartphones launched at MWC

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    There are also various changes under the hood, the cameras have been improved, while numerous other improvements have been made. Samsung took a different approach when building the Galaxy S7 lineup. Trying it out in the demo environment, I left legitimately impressed - perhaps the Galaxy S7 will finally put an end to the "hunting" we see so often on mobile video, but we'll have to wait for our full review to really explore that in-depth.
  • Beyond gaming: Facebook creates 'social virtual reality' team

    Beyond gaming: Facebook creates 'social virtual reality' team

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    The blog post also says that the social media company is also investing in "social VR" as they see that VR experiences will be something that will help people connect and share in the future. It's not the first time that Facebook has talked about making VR more social. "If we have opportunities to basically work with the government to make sure there are not terrorist attacks, obviously we are going to take those opportunities", he added during an address at Mobile World Congress.
  • Mars chocolate bar recall thought to include UK

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    The Dutch food safety authority posted a Mars press release on its website. A full list of products affected can be found on the company's website, www.mars.de, however, at the time of publication the website is not presently responding. "Mars Netherlands exports to a number of countries and some duty-free outlets, so the easiest way for consumers to determine whether they have a product that has been recalled is to look at the label".
  • IPhone 5Se, iPad Air 3 to Pack A9 and A9X Processors

    IPhone 5Se, iPad Air 3 to Pack A9 and A9X Processors

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    Apple  is set to launch a new iPhone and an iPad with the A9 and A9X processor according to a  Bloomberg  BusinessWeek profile of Johny Srouji, who heads the development of Apple's semiconductors. This means that  Apple  would still have a clear distinction between its top-end models and the smaller iPhone, but without sacrificing too much. Apple  is also expected to release an iPad  update  in 2016, and the iPad Air 3 has already been linked with some extremely impressive specifications.
  • Boston rally shows support for Apple in battle against Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Lawyers told U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein in Brooklyn that Apple is opposed to relinquishing information on at least 15 devices in a dozen court cases in California, Illinois, Massachusetts and New York. He added that such software does not exist today, but if it did, there would be no way to guarantee it would only be used for criminal investigations not surveillance.
  • Microsoft Launches Hub Keyboard for Android

    Microsoft Launches Hub Keyboard for Android

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    Microsoft's Hub Keyboard is available as a free download from the Google Play Store. Microsoft may have just purchased SwiftKey, but today it's releasing a new Android keyboard of its own. Sharing contact is a very common for a lot of users, but at present, it can't be done without switching apps. Contacts . This works similarly to Documents: Type in the name of a contact and a list of contacts will appear as you do so.
  • Hamlin wins in closest Daytona 500 finish

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    Hamlin and Busch each won one of the exhibition races at Daytona leading up to the Daytona 500 . Pole sitter (and Jeff Gordon replacement) Chase Elliott had an early setback with a spinoff into the grass, as did his teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • LG G5: Witness The Magic

    LG G5: Witness The Magic

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    Similar to the Nexus 6P, the LG G5 has a fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone just below its dual-mounted  cameras . Users will no longer have to open up the cover to take out or fit in the Sim card because the LG G5 will now come with a SIM card slot on the side.
  • Thousands attend Bernie Sanders rally in Upstate

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    Clinton shook off some of the anxieties shadowing her campaign with a solid victory in Saturday's Nevada caucuses. If indeed Sanders loses those eight states by significant margins - and he also trails in a ninth, Oklahoma - he could find himself with a deficit simply too steep to overcome without winning several large states by big scores.
  • Sanders blames Nevada loss on voter turnout

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    Asked about a potential face-off with Donald Trump , who won the South Carolina Republican primary Saturday, Clinton said she wasn't looking that far ahead. Her campaign said Nevada and the February 27 primary in SC, where she is leading in polls, would showcase her ability to turn out minorities and more moderate voters.
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Officially Released: Know the specs

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    Verizon announced this morning that, for a limited time it'll give a $100 bill credit to customers that activate a GS7 or GS7 edge on Verizon. The Galaxy S7 series have an F1.7 aperture lens in front and rear cameras , which allow brighter and sharper self-images to be taken in a low light environment.
  • Nasa's new laser propulsion could get humans to Mars in 3 days

    Nasa's new laser propulsion could get humans to Mars in 3 days

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    These lasers would help crafts travel at speeds closer to that of the speed of light, also known as creating a "relativistic speed". While we're able to propel particles to close to the speed of light in the lab, we're struggling to even accelerate spacecraft to beyond 3 percent of that.
  • Microsoft feared Xbox Live Arcade would ruin retailers

    Microsoft feared Xbox Live Arcade would ruin retailers

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    Shortly after the problems began, Microsoft issued a statement explaining that it "understand(s) some of you might be having a tough time signing in to Xbox Live". ET on Monday, noting issues with purchasing and downloading from the online store. If yes, please do share your experience pertaining to this latest downtime in the comments section below.
  • MA plans to establish rattlesnake colony on island

    MA plans to establish rattlesnake colony on island

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    The project is hailed as empirical, since disappearance of habitat could wipe out the species altogether. The rattlesnakes wouldn't take place on the island until next year. Div. of Wildlife and Fisheries, a timber rattlesnake slithers across a flat rock in Western Massachusetts. The controversial plan to set up the endangered snakes on Mount Zion has been in the works for the last many years.
  • Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia laid to rest

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia laid to rest

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    The Constitution states that the president shall nominate justices "by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate". "The Roman collar was not a shield against his criticism", Paul Scalia said. Four of the five Catholic justices took Communion. He did not believe in a living Constitution in interpretation, based on today's society. Scalia's sons and sons-in-law served as pallbearers at the basilica, as did a Supreme Court police honor guard. He recalled how his father reacted once after ...
  • Uber driver accused of killing six in random shooting spree

    Uber driver accused of killing six in random shooting spree

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    Suspect Jason Dalton, 45, an Uber driver , was arrested Sunday. The gunman apparently had chosen his victims at random as he went on a killing spree lasting almost seven hours, according to Kalamazoo authorities. He said Dalton was in contact with someone during the shootings, but would not disclose who. The girl's mother stood at her daughter's side for what seemed like the last time.
  • Donald Trump Calls for Apple Boycott, Uses an iPhone on Twitter

    Donald Trump Calls for Apple Boycott, Uses an iPhone on Twitter

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    All of their consumers, because I mean it's our lives that they're putting in jeopardy", said Makenna Johnson, an iPhone user. Following that up, Trump then sent out the following tweet: "Boycott all Apple products until such time as Apple gives cellphone info to authorities regarding radical Islamic terrorist couple from Cal".
  • Star Wars Land Experience First Look Released

    Star Wars Land Experience First Look Released

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    The Star Wars Experience is a collaboration between Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm to immerse you in the galaxy far, far away like never before. Disney's expanding Star Wars' presence at Walt Disney World Resort , with what Disney's calling the most elaborate fireworks and projection shows in Walt Disney World Resort's history.
  • Samsung shows off Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

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    It is powered by an octa-core processor with 4G of RAM and a 3,000mAhbattery. This year the phones' glass backs are curved, similar to what we saw on the Note 5. It's easily the best decision that Samsung has made, as last year's line-up was a bit cluttered and it was hard to know which phone to buy. Pre-orders will open "in a couple of days", including a limited pre-order bundle that includes a free Samsung Galaxy VR headset bundled with the devices.
  • President Barack Obama: Donald Trump will NOT Be President

    President Barack Obama: Donald Trump will NOT Be President

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    He has won one state primary already, and leads the polls in SC, where Republicans vote on Saturday. Later on Tuesday, in Beaufort, S.C., Mr. Trump said that he considered what Mr. With just four days until the state's crucial primary, Trump became yet again the focus of attacks by challengers to his frontrunner status, including his nearest adversary Ted Cruz who blasted the businessman turned reality TV star as a liberal.
  • PlayStation VR Latest Leaks - Sony's First Virtual Reality Headset

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    Raines' statement about the fall 2016 launch of the Sony PlayStation VR headset in its store has triggered widespread speculations that Sony will apparently not start the shipping of the device until fall. Its price tag puts it $200 over the rival Rift system from Oculus, a unit of social networking titan Facebook . The Vive has been able to set itself apart by giving you the ability to stand up and move around a limited area, further building the illusion that you're truly underwater ...
  • New beta build of Windows 10 offers Edge, Cortana improvements

    New beta build of Windows 10 offers Edge, Cortana improvements

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    Hopefully this time around Microsoft is serious about making it possible for owners of earlier versions of Windows upgrade to the hottest Windows phone OS on the market - Windows 10 Mobile . As a result, we've moved the button to create a new InPrivate tab to appear right next to the new tab button. The DoD's push to upgrade its Windows fleet of PCs could also bode well for Microsoft's Windows 10 hardware line, hinted Mehdi.