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John Glenn, First American to Orbit the Earth, Dies at 95

Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing OH in the Senate, died Thursday , Dec. 8, 2016, at the age of 95. "John Glenn is, and always will be, Ohio's ultimate hometown hero, and his passing today is an occasion for all of us to grieve".

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HoloLens competitor Magic Leap said to be using faked demo video

Magic Leap's initial sustained hype owes much to its company-claimed innovative AR technology, even securing as much as half a billion dollars during a round of investment in 2014, with Google's moral support thrown in the mix. The YouTube description reads "This is a game we're playing around the office right now". The video was created by a team in New Zealand at Weta Workshop , a company that is credited at the beginning and end of the video that's now posted on its YouTube channel.

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Trump settles on Oklahoma's attorney general to lead EPA

Prior to being elected the state's attorney general in 2010, Pruitt, 48, served eight years in the Oklahoma State Senate. "Pruitt's appointment signals that the EPA will take an even more hands off approach to environmental pollution, and the effect will be more fracking, which is exactly what we don't need".

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OPEC deal may already be running into trouble, says this chart

Both contracts have lost almost 1 percent so far this week. Brent futures LCOc1 were down 46 cents, or 0.9 percent, at $53.47 a barrel by 11:19 a.m. That's about as flat and indecisive as a market can get during a calendar year. The deal can balance the market, but "we tend to cheat", former Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi said at an event in Washington, D.C.

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New Battlefield 1 Trailer Showcases Free Upcoming DLC

The latter is coming a lot sooner. EA has announced that Premium Pass owners and those who pre-ordered the game will get the map on December 13, while everyone else will have to wait one week. You can get an early glimpse at it in the trailer below. With Giant's Shadow comes the Grenade Crossbow, a powerful addition to the Support class's arsenal.

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Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom With Dual Camera Surfaces Online

If the smartphone does become a reality, it will be the first dual-lens camera equipped smartphone from Asus. The upcoming Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom is coming out with a dual camera setup, like what we have seen on the iPhone 7 Plus. We do know that there will be multiple Zenfone 3 Zoom variants launched on the market, based on the amount of memory: 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM, as well as 16GB, 32GB and 64GB internal memory.

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Trump campaign manager Conway to lead Christmas parade

Conway is like the pretty brainiac who tamed the school jock, got him to shut up in class, and made him carry her books. When the subject of Trump's many battles with musical artists ( including Elton John ) who banned him from using their songs during his campaign events was brought up, Conway was happy to share that those prohibitions didn't bug Trump one single bit.

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I Want Cesc Fabregas To Stay At Chelsea - Antonio Conte

According to Moses, "He understands it more than I do, so he's constantly talking to me, making sure that I'm in the right place and that really helps me". "Winning 5-0 (against Everton on November 5) makes it a bit easier... but, when you come from behind, I think it's also a very good feeling", Alonso told the club website.

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Automata Demo Release Date Announced — Nier

Tales of Berseria's demo is set to debut on PS4 and PC on January 10th, while NieR: Automata's demo is set to come out for PS4 in the West and Japan on December 22nd. I'm also a fan of Platinum and their fast-paced action games, and seeing some familiar mechanics (that witch time slowdown from Bayonetta) gives me faith that they're at least more on track here than in more recent releases.

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Car sales edge up in Nov, passenger vehicles up 1.82 pc

Auto sales in November took a hit in sales due to the impact of demonetisation. Total two-wheeler sales in November clocked more than 12.43 lakh units compared with more than 13.20 lakh units in the same month a year ago. Over 85 per cent of the passenger vehicles are financed. Two-wheeler sales too declined 5.85% during November. "November sales have seen temporary disruption due to demonetisation".

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Vivendi Scoops up More Ubisoft Shares

French media conglomerate Vivendi confirmed December 7th that it now held 25.15 per cent of games developer Ubisoft (and 22.92 per cent of Voting Rights). Threats of a Vivendi takeover are still looming over Ubisoft. Vivendi meanwhile are still lobbying Ubisoft to reorganise its board of directors to ensure it has representation on the board that's consistent with its stake, claiming that it plans to cooperate with the Ubisoft team.

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Riders could get banned for flirting, misconduct

Uber reminds riders to be on time, be at the designated pick-up location, buckle up and don't leave trash in the auto. Also, please don't vomit in the Uber if you're too drunk. The majority of the rider-focused policies have to do with safety and respect for both the driver and other riders. Uber's release of the passenger rules come at the end of a troubled year for the company.

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Supreme Courts Rules In Samsung's Favor Over Smartphone Patents

Apple claimed that Samsung should pay because the iPhone's success was directly tied to its distinctive look. The case now returns to lower court to decide the amount of compensation that Samsung must pay. That reading is too narrow, the Supreme Court concluded. There is the legal battle between the two tech giant companies and the first design patent case to reaches the high court in more than a century.

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Supreme Court Sides With Samsung Over Apple In Legal Dogfight

In its quest to minimise all other front of smartphone components Samsung will also do away with its standard physical home button. The next iPhone will apparently have a similar setup, with either a less visible home button or none at all.

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Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha Coming on December 16

The alpha will be available during specific timeslots over the weekend. New video shows what's included. If you want to be decent pirate, then you have to accept that treasure hunting is part of the job. However, players will have to agree to a non-disclosure agreement that forbids them to share the details of the test. There's no word on when the technical alpha will kick off, but when more word comes out we'll let you know.

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Seasons of Heaven Confirmed as Nintendo Switch Exclusive

Based on the shared images of the Seasons of Heaven gameplay, it definitely looks immersive because of the Unreal Engine 4 that is running with. The game is set in a mystical forest location, and is inspired by the French novel Les Saisons du Paradis (The Seasons of Heaven ) which deals with the fate of humanity from the beginning of time to the eventual fall of civilisation.

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Green Party asks US court to order Pennsylvania recount

Stein's camp filed a 19-page lawsuit Monday that claims the state violated the Constitution through its election system, with the suit calling PA's system a "national disgrace", citing First and 14th amendment violations, Billy Penn and Buzzfeed News report .

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1st look at Richard E. Grant in Hugh Jackman's "Logan"

So when Laura is looking lost, hurt, and mistrustful of people in the trailers for Logan , there's good reason. Despite flying under the radar for a while, Logan has quickly become one of next year's most highly anticipated superhero movies.

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Credit Suisse Indicates Potential 6.46% Increase In Shares Of Informa PLC

This means 53% are positive. On 12/05/2016, Jefferies International released a statement on Marshalls PLC (LON:MSLH) upped the target price from 300.00GBX to 340.00GBX that suggested an upside of 0%. Capital & Regional plc using EPIC/TICKER code LON:CAL has had its stock rating noted as "Upgrades" with the recommendation being set at "BUY" today by analysts at HSBC.

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Ghana Election: 4 Other Candidates Concede Defeat, Congratulates Nana Akufo-Addo

But ahead of the vote, tensions were building with police saying an NPP supporter was beaten to death and six others were critically wounded during clashes on Monday between supporters of the two main parties following a rally in the north.

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Japan's SoftBank to invest $50 billion in United States

He has advised Trump he will create at least 50,000 new #jobs in the U.S., through a new $50 billion investment fund. I could be mistaken, but I was walking along, and then Trump said , "Come on, you gotta meet this guy". Last week, he was present at a conference at which air conditioning company Carrier announced its decision to keep 1,100 jobs, which were previously said to be heading to Mexico, in the States.

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Local World War II vets share memories of Pearl Harbor attack

They bowed their heads and observed a moment of silence at 7.55am - the same moment Japanese planes began their assault on December 7 1941. USA and Japanese representatives on Tuesday visited the wreck of the USS Arizona , where 1,177 sailors and Marines died.

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Jim Harbaugh fined $10000 for comments after loss to Buckeyes

He said several calls and no-calls went against MI (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten, No. 3 CFP) Saturday , including a favorable spot that gave Ohio State quarterback J.T. "We've got so many weapons outside, if you want to try to load the box to stop Saquon and our run game, we've got enough weapons outside and if you want to try and stop that, we've got one of the best running backs in the country".

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Web giants cooperate on removal of extremist content

Unlike those images, which are plainly illegal under USA law, questions about whether an image or video promotes terrorism can be more subjective, depending on national laws and the rules of a particular company's service. The government still has the legal rights to find out the accounts and where the content has originated and other details. Islamic State and other groups have used social media websites as a tool for recruiting and radicalisation.

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Anti-immigrant candidate Norbert Hofer defeated in closely-watched election

That strategy appears to have worked, as Van der Bellen emerged with an insurmountable lead on Sunday, obtaining 53 percent of the vote according to preliminary results. Although the party has attempted to distance itself from its anti-Semitic past, some Austrians have expressed concerns about the party's stance on immigration and Islam, for example, which Hofer says has "no place in Austria".

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How Can Retailers Make the Best of Cyber Monday?

After a record-breaking Black Friday, shoppers are gearing up for Cyber Monday . The NRF's Cyber Monday Expectations Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics over the weekend showed 122 million Americans plan to shop online Cyber Monday, an increase from the 121 million who planned to shop previous year.

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Cisco Systems' (CSCO) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group

At present, the Gross Margin for Cisco Systems, Inc. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 9.16% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 12.60% along with sales growth of 2.60% in the last five years.

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Google's simple and elegant Google Wifi makes home networking easy

The Family Wi-Fi portion lets you create labels that can include one device (such as "Keith iPhone") or several devices ("Kids"). Google sent me a three-pack of the new system, which goes on sale to the general public today ($485 via Amazon , but also available from Best Buy , Walmart or directly from Google ).

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Federal judge agrees to end Michigan recount

We are deeply disappointed in Judge Goldsmith's ruling today, which gives deference to partisan state judges in MI who are attempting to block the state's recount simply because of the person who made the request, without regard for the integrity of Michigan's electoral system.

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Watch Jimmy Fallon play The Legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Switch

You also need an Internet access in order to get into the online features. As soon as we found out that he was going to appear on the show, we knew that something else had to be in store. It was none other than The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . The console is set to release in March 2017. It's a relatively calm piece of gameplay on show, but the fluidity of the gameplay on the mobile device gives me a lot more hope than the simulated, jittery footage in the reveal trailer.

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Update on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for the day

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in APC. Security National Trust Co. now owns 2,138 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $114,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter.

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President Obama: Oakland Warehouse Fire 'One of the Worst' in State's History

Almena, who appeared on the program with his wife Mical Allison, was emotional from the start of the interview, saying it wasn't a "good morning" and he was appearing on the show to apologize . "I had to leave him there", he said. Eleven of those killed have been identified, but not all the names have been publicly released. Tearful family members visited the scene and exchanged hugs hours after the founder of the arts collective that used the warehouse stood near the gutted building ...

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Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick enjoy snowy outing with kids

Good news for people who bitterly resent 2016 for being The Year of Celebrity Breakups : Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are back together after more than a year apart. "Scott's mellowed out a lot and hasn't been partying". "For now, they are taking little steps in the right direction". "This is the first time we've seen Scott be this good in a very long time".

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Supreme Court slashes Apple's patent victory over Samsung

But things aren't over quite yet. The case now returns to lower court to decide the amount of compensation that Samsung must pay. This was the first patent case to reach the US Supreme Court in 120 years. In a unanimous ruling penned by Justice Sonia Sotomayor , the court said Samsung did not have to turn over the entire sum of its profits from sales of its smartphones that used portions of the iPhone's look.

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DirecTV Now App Launches On App Store And Google Play

To celebrate the launch of DirecTV Now, for a limited time, AT&T will offer the Go Big package at a discounted price of $35 per month. AT&T has officially announced the launch date for DIRECTV NOW, an internet-delivered TV service that starts at $35 per month for over 60 channels.


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