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Roughly 20 percent of the nation's land is now under Zinke's watch, after the Senate's 68-31 vote to clear the fifth-generation Montanan to be the nation's 52nd Interior secretary on Wednesday. Under Zinke, the department is expected to begin rewriting a plan for leasing oil and gas leases in US waters to fold in Arctic and Atlantic acreage left out of the Obama administration's sale schedule.
  • Google Doodle Celebrates Discovery Of Seven Exoplanets

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    To celebrate this unbelievable discovery, NASA has unveiled a series of vibrant posters and infographics inspired by TRAPPIST-1 and its planets, which beautifully illustrate the system's features in comparison to our own. European astronomers identified a planet very similar to Earth in August, around the star Proxima Centauri. The planets may also be tidally locked to their star, which means the same side of the planet is always facing the star, therefore each side is either perpetual day ...
  • Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus Review: Hands-on

    Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus Review: Hands-on

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    There's a "ceramic white" version that dumps the metal chassis in favour of, er, ceramic, and two "Dazzling" (sigh) models that come equipped with "Hyper Diamond" technology that means it won't pick up fingerprints or scratches, available in either blue of gold.
  • Leicester City sack manager Claudio Ranieri - eight months after historic EPL title

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    Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri couldn't escape the axe despite guiding the club to a remarkable EPL title. Even pulling off the greatest miracle in Premier League history couldn't save Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri . "Whether there was a conversation or not, I don't know". Ranieri has reportedly told those close to him that he was genuinely shocked to be sacked.
  • Watch Samsung's MWC 2017 press conference right here

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    Rumors abound that the company will unveil new tablets, including one running Windows and designed for corporate users. The Galaxy Book 10 comes with a 10.6-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1280 pixels, while the bigger Galaxy Book 12 packs a 12-inch Super AMOLED HDR display.
  • No irregularity in serving of arrest warrant vs. Sen. De Lima-PNP

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    Finally, former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada - who is now facing plunder charges filed by then-Justice Secretary De Lima in relation to alleged misuse of his "pork barrel" fund - slammed De Lima for not surrendering directly to authorities. "It's my honor to be jailed for what I've been fighting for", she said before police took her into custody at the Senate. Bail is not permitted under the charges and if found guilty, de Lima faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
  • BlackBerry's Mercury becomes the KeyOne, goes on sale in April for $549

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    BlackBerry reckons it's the most secure Android phone out there, and with features such as a constantly updated security rating for the device and suggestions for how you can make your phone safer, it might well be correct. There's a modern rear camera (the same sensor found in the Pixel). It also includes BlackBerry security features and Qualcomm's mobile platform and quick charge technology.
  • Watch the 'Ring of fire' solar eclipse on Sunday morning

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    A total eclipse happens when the moon completely covers the Sun, and this can only be seen from a limited area. There are three types of eclipse. The only place in North Carolina that is along the total eclipse path is the extreme southwestern part of our state, including Murphy and Franklin.
  • New (tiny!) frog species pops up in India

    New (tiny!) frog species pops up in India

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    Other members of this class of frogs, typically known as night frogs prefer living near streams; whereas, these newly discovered species prefer forest vegetation and give off insect-like calls. Evidence from multiple sources has confirmed that these species have not been seen or reported by science before. "Previously, the Night Frog genus comprised of 28 recognized species of which only three were miniature sized", the researchers stated.
  • Strava now available on Apple Watch

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    TPK Holding has been extremely in charge of delivering glass on glass display panels particularly for the Apple Watches since two years. The report likewise demonstrated that the bent glass display of the Apple Watch caused significant problems for TPK in the assembling procedure and that the company detailed a sufficient loss because of the difficulties.
  • The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) Analyst Estimates

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    Dow Chemical Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. Todd Asset Management LLC now owns 350,351 shares of the company's stock worth $17,416,000 after buying an additional 328,570 shares during the last quarter. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $0.9, while the High earnings estimate is $1.07.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter previous year was $0.96.
  • Trump reminds us 'You Can't Always Get What You Want'

    Trump reminds us 'You Can't Always Get What You Want'

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    In a disjointed address, Trump referred to CNN as the "Clinton News Network", and claimed that "nobody loves the first amendment more than me", because he is constantly defending himself from the dishonest media . The president reiterated his commitment to building a border wall and repealing Obamacare. Well, you have a lot of them. He said the First Amendment "gives you the right and me the right to criticize fake news and criticize it strongly".
  • Giraffe Baby Watch in NY

    Giraffe Baby Watch in NY

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    Someone, Patch said, reported the video to YouTube as having sexually explicit content or nudity. Patch filed a dispute by email. "They found a creative way to temporarily remove the live link". "What this has done is pulled an educational tool away from tens of millions of individuals". If this describes your video, even if it's a video of yourself, don't post it on YouTube.
  • Horror as lad DIES during 24-hour monster gaming marathon livestream

    Horror as lad DIES during 24-hour monster gaming marathon livestream

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    Thirty-five-year-old Brian Vigneault, also known to the gaming community by his username " PoShYbRiD ", died on February 19 in the middle of a streaming session. The gaming community has rallied behind one of its own, setting up a funding page for Twitch streamer Brian "PoshyBrid" Vigneault . Kotaku recently did an interview with a variety of streamers about the pressures they feel to keep the momentum going - well worth the read to learn a thing or two about the folks who sacrifice their ...
  • Aerial video reveals massive crack in Antarctic ice shelf

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    Currently, the fissure is 175 km (109 miles) long and 400-500 meters (1312-1640 feet) wide in some places, and if it grows just 20 km (12.5 miles) more, a block of ice one-fourth the size of Wales will break off of the Larsen C Ice Shelf and enter the Waddell Sea, BBC News said .
  • Rivers in the sky causing widespread chaos in California

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    The storm was driven largely by an "atmospheric river" over California. "Drought-busting rainfall this month, which also compromised the U.S.'s tallest dam, has been associated with these atmospheric rivers or what some call the Pineapple Express", said J.
  • Verizon presents 2 GB prepaid plan for $40 per month

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    Observers also note that the change follows a recent shift in the Verizon Wireless management structure that involved the retirement of Verizon CFO Fran Shammo and the installation of Ronan Dunne, the former CEO of British wireless carrier O2, as executive vice president and group president.
  • NASA Finds 7 New Earth-Sized Planets

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    Perhaps the most interesting piece of news is that three of the seven planets are in the habitable zone of the star. Thomas Zurbuchen , associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington will participate in the briefing, along with experts from MIT, the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, and NASA's Spitzer Science Center at Caltech/IPAC.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks Reveal On-Screen Home Button and DeX Station

    Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks Reveal On-Screen Home Button and DeX Station

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    Other leaked images show the Galaxy S8 from different angles and we can safely conclude that the handset will feature a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and the speaker grille at the bottom. With this button being a key element of most Samsung phones, it was unclear how Samsung was going to get away with removing it. Samsung trademarked the Galaxy S8 in mid-January, but unfortunately there was no separate listing for Galaxy S8 Plus or edge.
  • Apple won't skimp on storage for the iPhone 8

    Apple won't skimp on storage for the iPhone 8

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    Apple is said to produce a total of 230 million iPhones this year, by 6% more compared to 2016. It says the 3D sensing features will service face recognition and augmented reality applications. The other two models will have the same size and resolution screens as the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . It's a clever spec and pricing strategy for Apple.
  • Oil rises, but growing USA output threatens rally

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    This news was reported by the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday. In fact, Moors says these oil stocks are "some of the very best energy investments you can make". However, gains in oil prices have not been impressive mostly because the effects of the production cut have already been baked into oil prices. The growth in U.S.
  • The Walking Dead: Josh McDermitt recaps 'New Best Friends'

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    Carol and Daryl were separated in season 6 episode 14. "I think that Fat Joey, that scene as we filmed was a bit longer, with me coming around the corner and we have a little bit more of a longer look and stuff 'cause its kind of a big moment", Payne said.
  • Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot'

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    Onlookers heckled the accused as they stepped out of the buses that took them from prison, shouting "we want the death penalty!" and "Allahu Akbar" ('God is Greatest'). The defendants are accused of attacking the hotel in the resort of Marmaris where Erdogan was staying, killing two policemen. Ankara has repeatedly demanded that the United States extradite Gulen, who lives in a secluded compound in the U.S.
  • Blackberry Goes After Nokia for Patent Infringement

    Blackberry Goes After Nokia for Patent Infringement

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    Two former smartphone kings, Nokia and BlackBerry, have become embroiled in a lawsuit involving patents relating to networking gear . The patent infringement allegations concern data transmission technologies involved in 4G and other types of mobile networks.
  • Trump's Pick To Succeed Flynn As NatSec Adviser Turns Down Job

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    Bush's administration. In a bid to appease his critics from within his own Republican Party, Mr Trump is expected to announce today (Fri) that he is appointing Mike Dubke as his White House Communications Director. Over his 36-year military career, he served two tours in Vietnam and received multiple medals including the Silver Star, according to Fox News .
  • South Africa 185-6 in New Zealand one-off Twenty20

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    Hashim Amla rode his luck before playing a typically classy innings. South Africa were in control of the proceedings after posting 185 for 6 in 20 overs. New Zealand never threatened to get close in reply and Tahir claimed five of the last six wickets to fall as the Black Caps were dismissed for 107 with 5.1 overs unused.
  • Citizen Science: You could find Planet 9

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    Objects in and closer to a solar system move at a different pace than more distant objects and the best way to discover them is by studying the moving objects that are collected in WISE data. " Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 has the potential to unlock once-in-a-century discoveries, and it's exciting to think they could be spotted first by a citizen scientist", Aaron Meisner, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, who specializes in analyzing WISE images , said ...
  • New Planets Found Orbiting Stars Near Solar System

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    The planet orbits a star called Gliese 411, and is located in the fourth nearest star system to the Sun, according to a statement from the university. The discovery boosts the chances of finding a planet with hospitable conditions that might support alien life. It represents a good chunk of my life's work'.
  • SAIL supplies steel for ISRO's 104 satellites

    SAIL supplies steel for ISRO's 104 satellites

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    Out of these 104 satellites , 101 satellites were of foreign countries - 96 from the U.S. and one each from Israel, UAE, Netherlands, Switzerland and Kazakhstan. One of the satellites, the Cartosat 2, is capable of taking high resolution images. At 9.30 am today, ISRO achieved another landmark as it successfully launched a record 104 satellites through a single rocket.