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Borrowing from the mumbling warlord from The Dark Knight Rises as he says: "Today's ceremony, however, has a very special meaning because today we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another or from one party to another, but we are transferring power from Washington, D.C., and giving it back to you, the people".
  • Pakistan link behind Kanpur train accident suspected

    Pakistan link behind Kanpur train accident suspected

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    According to sources, Paswan has also told the police during interrogation that besides him several others including Zubair and Ziaul named persons were involved in the train derailment in Kanpur. Further, this would also reflect poorly on the investigators as it took nearly two months to link the Kanpur tragedy to an ISI plot. The exact cause of the November 20 accident is still under investigation, the note said.
  • Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

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    In his autobiography, The Last Man on the Moon published in 1999, Cernan described his experience as something that had changed him forever. Apollo 17 was Cernan's third space flight. The same year that the Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, and Neil Armstrong walked on it for the first time, Cernan was the astronaut in charge of piloting Apollo 10, a mission that consisted on the verification and qualification of the machine itself.
  • Everglades: False Killer Whales (Actually Dolphins) Get Stranded, Die

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    While they may look like killer whales, they are a member of the dolphin family. False killer whales are a large type of dolphin who are named for their physical similarities to the orca. This is only the third known false killer whale stranding in Florida, Mase said . False killer whales are known to be gregarious creatures that form strong social bonds.
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    Britain has "reservations" about Paris Middle East peace talks

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    He stressed the "necessity of following up the implementation" of Resolution 2334 and the peace summit's final declaration, which also critiqued the settlement enterprise. Indeed, the spokesman's statement noted that the confab took place against Israel's expressed wishes and "just days before the transition to a new American president when the U.S.
  • Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

    Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

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    Lynton will however stay on as co-CEO of Sony Entertainment for six months, overseeing the music and pictures businesses, and as the CEO of Sony Corporation of America and Sony Pictures Entertainment, so as to help a smooth change-over, the World Screen has reported.
  • Beijing reiterates One China policy 'nonnegotiable'

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    Lu Kang, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, stressed mutual respect and cooperation with the United States in a daily news briefing Thursday. "It depends on how the Trump government decides to move forward", he said. The president-elect also shook relations with China in December, when he accepted a phone call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
  • Crystal Palace: Allardyce calls for Palace unity

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    But the former England manager believes victory in the cup can help the fuel the club's survival bid. Further unwelcome news is that record signing striker Christian Benteke has been linked with a move this January (to China, where else?), but the club have signed Ghana winger Jeffery Schlupp from Leicester for £12 million.
  • Japan space agency fails to launch mini rocket

    Japan space agency fails to launch mini rocket

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    The rocket and its payload had a water landing off southeast Japan's coast. Japan's mini rocket had to carry micro satellite of about 35 cm. tall and 3kg in weight, but the launch failed. "All we can do is just analyze the data we got until communications were disrupted", said Shinya Matsuura, a writer familiar with rocket development.
  • Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says

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    Once the Sea Shepherd helicopter captured images of the minke whale, one of group's anti-whaling ships, the Steve Irwin , intercepted the Japanese whalers, and watched them try to hide the evidence. "We know that the fleet is heavily funded by Japan ... it's Shinzo Abe's whaling fleet". Frydenberg has not addressed the alleged location of the whaling action, but Sea Shepherd insists the whalers were operating within the Australian whale sanctuary.
  • SpaceX launches ten satellites for Iridium Communications

    SpaceX launches ten satellites for Iridium Communications

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    With SpaceX Falcon 9's successful return to flight, Virginia-based Iridium Communications Inc.is celebrating the launch of its first 10 Iridium NEXT satellites. Because rockets are worth tens of millions of dollars, and they have historically been discarded after launch, mastering the landing is key to making space travel more affordable.
  • Gabon concede late in AFCON 2017 opener

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    African Nations Cup hosts Gabon remain hopeful of their chances of advancing at the tournament despite a disappointing start on the opening day on Saturday, said key striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "It doesn't come around at a good time". "There is a lot motivation in our squad to get a positive result", added Burkina coach Paulo Duarte. "It has been like this for years and years now".
  • Head of DC National Guard ordered to resign during Trump inauguration

    Head of DC National Guard ordered to resign during Trump inauguration

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    Maj. This act will be done while Schwartz's men will still be in deployment , which will potentially shake up the stability, security, and morale of said unit. And a senior Defense Department official tells Fox News that the Trump presidential transition team, after learning about the situation, offered Schwartz, a Bush appointee, a few additional days on the job but that he refused.
  • QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Upgraded at Vetr Inc

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    Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of QUALCOMM in a research note on Tuesday, September 20th. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a $0.53 dividend.
  • JPMorgan Chase blows earnings estimate out of the water

    JPMorgan Chase blows earnings estimate out of the water

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    VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) went up 0.76% during trading on 01/12/2017, with the company's shares hitting the price near $82.10. The bank's net income rose to $6.73 billion in the three months ended December 31 from $5.43 billion a year earlier .
  • Mice Have a Predatory Kill Switch in the Brain

    Mice Have a Predatory Kill Switch in the Brain

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    Without the latter set, de Araujo says, the mice pursued their prey but failed to "deliver the killing bite". In the experiments, scientists shined the light directly on the animals' amygdalae and found that it caused them to tense the muscles in their neck and jaw.
  • Bumblebee becomes the first endangered bee in continental US

    Bumblebee becomes the first endangered bee in continental US

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    All types of the species have black heads, the rule states, "but only workers and males have a rusty reddish patch centrally located on the abdomen". One of several species facing sharp declines, the bumble bee known to scientists as Bombus affinis has plunged almost 90 percent in abundance and distribution since the late 1990s, according to the U.S.
  • Lenovo's PC shipments rise after six straight quarters of declines

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    He continued: "There have been innovative form factors like 2-in-1s and thin and light notebooks, as well as technology improvements, such as longer battery life". So not only was Apple able to grow its global market share in 2016 vs 2015, it was also able to increase its own shipment growth by 2.4% year-on-year.
  • 6 children missing after Baltimore house fire

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    The fire started just after 12:30 a.m. on Springwood Avenue, off Bel Air Road. He says one body has been found at the home. Baltimore City firefighters remain on the scene early on January 12 after a fire on Springwood Avenue in northeast Baltimore.
  • New Uber integration lets you book & track rides without leaving Google Maps

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    Google has added features upon features to Google Maps , slowly integrating everything you need to travel in one single app. A year after Google Maps added a ride services mode to its popular app, it's making yet another improvement that will make it simpler still for you to hop in a vehicle, bound for your next adventure.
  • New Nokia 6 Smartphone May Launch Outside Of China

    New Nokia 6 Smartphone May Launch Outside Of China

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    There are more reports about the global launch . HMD Global has procured the licence for producing Nokia branded smartphones. HMD Global has just released the first Android Nokia phone, the Nokia 6 , in China. Meanwhile, the company said that battery will be a major point of its focus and as such, Nougat with its superior battery saving features, will be the ideal fit for the brand's comeback.
  • Paul W. Smith: Take pride in Detroit's auto show

    Paul W. Smith: Take pride in Detroit's auto show

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    Meanwhile, Chrysler's Pacifica minivan was the victor of Utility of the Year thanks to a wave of new technology featured in the vehicle including easy driver controls and rear video screens that can play movies and TV shows that also offer touch-screen video game options.
  • Galaxy S8 Unveil Rumored For MWC 2017

    Galaxy S8 Unveil Rumored For MWC 2017

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    Considering the South Korean tech giant's previous pricing conventions, however, speculations are high that the device would be priced at a similar range as its predecessors such as the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, which were priced at $670 and $780, respectively.
  • For Honor closed beta arrives later this month

    For Honor closed beta arrives later this month

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    Ubisoft's For Honor will be running another set of closed tests beginning on 26 January, and running until 29 January. War of the Factions is a limited-time event that will help answer the question, When the mighty Vikings, deadly samurai, and bold knights finally collide on the battlefield, who will reign supreme? Those still waiting to pledge their sword can sign up to have a chance to participate in the closed beta at the offical website .
  • Gov. Cuomo to deliver 2nd State of the State address

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    Cuomo proposes launching an Elder Abuse Certification Program that will be available for all banks located across the state. Governor Cuomo brought his state of the state message to the Hudson Valley on Tuesday telling a packed house of public officials at SUNY Purchase that NY has made great strides in recent years.
  • A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday

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    Astronomers compare 2017 AG13 to the asteroid that exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russian Federation back in 2013, shattering windows, triggering vehicle alarms, and causing an overall uproar among the local townsfolk. At least 38 more NEOs are going to fly close to Earth this month alone, according to Business Insider , and the last time NASA missed one, a 15-to-30-meter (50-to-100-foot) asteroid that they discovered only hours before closest approach, was just this past August.
  • Razer Project Valerie Notebook Ended up Getting Stolen From the CES Booth

    Razer Project Valerie Notebook Ended up Getting Stolen From the CES Booth

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    PC company Razer announced two ambitious-looking prototypes at the Consumer Electronics Show last week, including a laptop with three screens and a smart projector. It's an annual tradition at this point: Every year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Razer debuts a freakish prototype that may or may not become an actual product.