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Samsung is also exploring whether to list the company's shares on more global exchanges. Samsung said it will increase cash returns to investors-boosting per-share dividends by 36% this year over last. If dissident shareholder Elliot Management gets its way, big changes could soon be coming to South Korean electronics giant Samsung (OTC:SSNLF).
  • Best US weather satellite ever awaits sunset launch

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    One of the instruments onboard the satellite is the first lightning mapper in geostationary orbit. The most advanced weather satellite eve. The satellite will track USA weather as never before: hurricanes, lightning , blizzards, even solar flares.
  • In Shift, Trump Says Humans May Be Causing Global Warming

    In Shift, Trump Says Humans May Be Causing Global Warming

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    Another complicating factor is that state officials in California and other West Coast states have indicated that they intend to proceed with participating in the world effort to take steps to stop or roll back global warming, no matter what position a Trump administration in Washington may take.
  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

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    At J.C. Penney, which opened 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day and stayed open until 10 p.m. Friday, customers could be seen in relatively long lines at checkout counters Friday afternoon. This weekend is crucial to set the tone for the season. Rhode Island, Massachusetts and ME have all banned retailers from opening on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Cassini all set to enter Saturn's rings

    Cassini all set to enter Saturn's rings

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    Grazing the edges of Saturn's complex rings will also give NASA the closest-ever studies of the outer portion of the main rings, the A, B and F. Beginning on Wednesday, Cassini will yo-yo to the edge of Saturn's outer rings 20 times over the next six months.
  • Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

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    The change was noticed at around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to news reports , and people started tweeting about it then. Trump's new tower in downtown Vancouver has drawn a lot of opposition over the past year, due to the business tycoon's controversial stances on various issues during his bid for presidency.
  • Jaguar considers electric auto production

    Jaguar considers electric auto production

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    Documents supporting the application state: "Given Jaguar Land Rover's current and anticipated future business needs it is considered the development of a new powertrain development facility at this location is a better and more appropriate use of the land contained to the south of the existing site".
  • Hurricane Otto hits Nicaraguan coast

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    The NHC said that the 15th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was moving west at around 12 miles per hour and had 100 miles per hour winds. A tropical storm watch is in effect for west of Colon, Panama to the Costa Rica/Panama border. A massive quake of magnitude 7.0 has hit offshore El Salvador, following which a Tsunami alert was issued. The unsafe storm has already killed at least three people in Panama.
  • Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

    Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

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    The US plans offered 11 potential lease sales - 10 in the Gulf of Mexico and one off the coast of Alaska in the Cook Inlet area. The plan doesn't permanently ban Arctic drilling, and President-elect Donald Trump could go through the legal process of amending it, but environmentalists touted the announcement as a victory.
  • Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

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    It's also becoming an American export to other countries. Last year Cyber Monday managed to attract only about half as many online transactions as Black Friday . Colley said the 55-inch television, which was about $200 cheaper than its original $500 price tag, was sold out online earlier Thursday. "It looks like results will come in equal or better to our expectations".
  • Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon

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    Tonight's supermoon will be the largest and brightest full moon for almost 70 years but it might be hidden by clouds in many parts of the UK. The Moon was at perigee (nearest point) from Earth on Monday. It's 7 percent bigger and 14 percent brighter than the average full moon . The Moon was closest - only 221,524 miles (356,509km) away - at 11:21 GMT.
  • As Samsung moves on from Note 7 crisis, SDI battery affiliate struggles

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    However, Samsung's hopes for the Galaxy Note 7 were quickly dashed as reports began coming in from around the globe of fires connected to battery overheating. "Samsung has said that customers chose another Samsung model as a replacement for the Note 7 in a majority of instances, without giving more detail", Reuters reported.
  • Rosberg fastest in Brazil final practice ahead of qualifying

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    But he needs to win the final race too and for Rosberg to finish no better than fourth - and that where Red Bull come in. The German has triumphed in Brazil in each of the last two seasons, which is two more than what Hamilton has managed to do in almost 10 years in coming to Interlagos.
  • Chilly with a few light showers for Thanksgiving Day

    Chilly with a few light showers for Thanksgiving Day

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    Expect mostly cloudy skies south of I-20 and partly cloudy skies to the north. Temperatures will hover in the low 40s for most of the day with windchills in the upper 30s, so grab those mittens when you rush out for those deals. We do have some sunshine in the forecast for the end of the holiday weekend. Skies will be mostly cloudy, though. It is looking likely for all rain with this next system.
  • Bulgaria PM: Migrants held in camp clashes will be deported

    Bulgaria PM: Migrants held in camp clashes will be deported

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    Prosecutors said they had charged 18 refugees and migrants over the riot and launched an investigation against unidentified police officers for injuring two refugees during the clashes. Police fired water cannons and rubber bullets to quell the protest, in which 29 officers and 20 refugees were injured. Last month, several hundred Afghans staged protests demanding to be allowed to move westwards to Europe.
  • Vulnerable countries pledge to go all-renewables, with help

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    It stressed on nations having to rapidly build on the post-Paris momentum, and move forward purposefully to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to foster adaptation efforts, thereby supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that was adopted at the UN headquarters in NY past year.
  • Trump aide suggests he wants no Clinton probe

    Trump aide suggests he wants no Clinton probe

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    Several executives from the network news divisions were also spotted on the way into Trump Tower: CNN president Jeff Zucker, ABC News president James Goldston, Fox News co-presidents Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy, and NBC News president Deborah Turness.
  • Black Friday Deals: Overwatch, Battlefield 1 on Sale; Titanfall 2 for $35

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    Black Friday is also fast approaching, which means lots of discounts for Xbox games and consoles will be in store for gaming fans . What sets the PlayStation 4 apart? Across various forums, images and hearsay suggest that we will see deals on the PS4 slim starting from £199, bundled with various games including Federation Internationale de Football Association 17, Uncharted 4 and Overwatch .
  • US Thanksgiving in space: Astronauts at ISS celebrate with turkey in pouches,

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    Their feast is prepared by food scientists at Texas A&M. Yet with the novel Thanksgiving recipes coming out of Texas A&M University , the astronauts are mighty glad and their tastebuds are thankful in the end too. All foods going to space have to be sterilized. They even get the occasional savory surprise, as when Pizza Hut delivered pizza to space in 2001 .
  • United Kingdom government invests £1b in fibre and 5G

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    Britain's digital infrastructure is to be given a £1bn upgrade in the upcoming Autumn Statement from Chancellor Philip Hammond [pictured]. Only 2 per cent of the country's premises now have access to full-fibre connections. This new fund will be matched by private finance to encourage the delivery of full-fibre broadband, with the aim of bringing better connections to more homes and businesses than ever before.
  • Turkey says 3 troops killed in Syrian government airstrike

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    The attack came on the first anniversary of Turkey shooting down a Russian warplane over Syria , which prompted a lengthy diplomatic rift between Moscow and Ankara which only ended in August. Hundreds of Turkish soldiers are taking part in the operation, which Erdogan said this week was pushing forward with its aim of taking Al Bab from IS.
  • Lions, Cowboys betting favourites in Thanksgiving matchups

    Lions, Cowboys betting favourites in Thanksgiving matchups

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    The Cowboys' nine-game win streak is the longest in franchise history and, despite Irvin's reasoning, it may be in the team's best interest to fight for 10. Instead, McFadden started the season on the injured list and Elliott is now the NFL's No. 1 rusher. I think he has one more slip up left he can use.
  • Slim PS4 console on sale for $400 in New Zealand this week

    Slim PS4 console on sale for $400 in New Zealand this week

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    At this point, we decided not to implement it and use our time to improve the game itself. The two most popular platforms are the Microsoft Xbox One S and Sony PS4. Another big box store is offering a similar deal. When is Black Friday 2016? However, retailers will be trying to draw your attention early and will likely start their sales days in advance or tease what they're going to be offering on the day.
  • Sony Teases Black Friday Deals with Weird Ad

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    There may be some better deals that creep up as we get closer to Black Friday but at least you know this one won't be hard to find. Then after the weekend, there will be a day of deals purely online - Cyber Monday (November 28). Buy Xbox One S 500GB Minecraft Favorites Console Bundle at $249.99 and Xbox One S Gears of War 4 1TB Console Bundle at $299.99 both save you $50 each.
  • Kannapolis Christmas kicks off this weekend

    Kannapolis Christmas kicks off this weekend

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    Leland is holding their Christmas tree lighting ceremony this Sunday. The lighted parade will take place at 6 p.m. Members of the DBA will be serving free coffee and hot chocolate. Roseto: Columbia Fire Co. And at 6 p.m., the switches will be flipped and all 30,000 lights on the 30-foot Norway spruce Christmas tree will light up for all to enjoy.
  • Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies over 76ers in 2OT

    Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies over 76ers in 2OT

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    Ilyasoa had 22 points and 12 rebounds to pace Philadelphia , which saw a two-game winning streak end. Mike Conley and Marc Gasol were the clear MVPs for the Grizzlies on Wednesday night, but the amount of minutes they played is concerning (45 minutes a piece).
  • Offers mobile device guidelines to curb driver distraction

    Offers mobile device guidelines to curb driver distraction

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    While the NHTSA can not force manufacturers to follow the guidelines, previous guidelines concerning the design and use of navigation and entertainment systems built into cars have seen wide adoption and implementation. Popular Bluetooth solutions, driver-monitoring systems and do-not-disturb apps are helping initiate corrective actions when drivers lose focus. The mom said she gave her son, Damien Isham, an eviction notice and he got angry.
  • Rule bans bars, many restaurants from creating pot-use areas

    Rule bans bars, many restaurants from creating pot-use areas

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    The ruling appears to have been pushed forward by the alcohol industry, who were concerned that consumers would drink less if given the option to choose. The Details of Initiative 300Initiative 300 will not be extended to organizations serving alcohol. It is set to expire in 2020. Election Day, the nation's most pot-friendly city passed Initiative 300 , a ballot measure which gives businesses the ability to create marijuana "consumption areas" onsite with special permitting.