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Tesla Model S P100D gets Ludicrous

A test performed by DragTimes , which already received the new Easter Egg, was able to get an unofficial time of 2.465 seconds when going from 0 to 60 miles per hour. After the warp speed effect disappears, a pop-up will appear asking: "Are you sure you want to push the limits?" They'll then see a message that warns the new high-performance mode can cause accelerated wear on the motor, the gearbox, and the battery pack.

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Anderson Cooper, Kellyanne Conway Spar Over CNN's Report On Trump's Russian Ties

Mr Meyers said: "The press report was about them going to the President". Conway said that if anyone on the website links to BuzzFeed that's the same as reporting it. The president said the United States has to guard against weakening its values in the face of fear, further noting his efforts to ban torture, reform government surveillance laws and close the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Microsoft employees could monitor all your communications

Employees are now accusing Microsoft of negligence, disability discrimination, and violation of the Consumer Protection Act, saying that managers ignored all they complaints, eventually causing them to suffer from PTSD. Both claim to have suffered from either mental breakdowns, panic attacks, internal video screens which replay disturbing images, anxiety, auditory hallucinations and an inability to be around computers or young children - which at times for Soto included his own son.

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Iraq forces have retaken 80% of east Mosul: spokesman

The elite counter-terrorism service (CTS) had taken full control of the Baladiyat district and encircled neighboring Sukkar, Sabah al-Numan told Reuters . American military and intelligence advisers have been upped by 40 and will continue to move further into the city to better advise Iraqi security forces, meaning US personnel aren't completely removed from danger, even though they aren't personally engaging in the fighting, Parker said.

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Ivanka Trump Taking Leave Of Absence From Businesses

Under the arrangement, Kushner will divest his holdings in 666 Fifth Avenue; sell the New York Observer newspaper; divest his interest in his brother's firm, Thrive Capital; and restructure other investments. Now, not only that she made a decision to leave her label, but will also leave her management position at Trump Organization. She is still deciding what role she wants to play in the new administration, but one arena where the businesswoman plans to focus: women's investment and ...

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Volkswagen to pay $4.3 billion, six executives indicted in diesel scandal

Loretta Lynch said: "Volkswagen obfuscated, they denied and they ultimately lied". Volkswagen's supervisory board is expected to sign a $4.3 billion settlement with USA authorities over the civil and criminal aspects of the diesel cheating scandal, Bloomberg reports.

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U.S. tanks and troops to begin arriving in Poland

Tanks and other materials will eventually be stationed in Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania and Hungary. Their first exercise will be with Polish troops at the end of this month. The outgoing Obama administration ordered the deployment in 2014 to reassure eastern allies after Russia's actions in Ukraine. It is the largest United States military reinforcement of Europe in decades.

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Netanyahu: Paris peace conference 'rigged' against Israel

Government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said Wednesday both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been invited to come to France after the conference to be informed of its conclusions. Israel declared it is against the French initiative and said it is committed to bilateral negotiations in order to realize peace without preconditions.

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Airtel Payments Bank to be launched today

To lure customers, Airtel is offering an interest of 7.25 percent per annum on savings account deposits. Personal Accidental Insurance of Rs 1 Lakh will also be provided with every savings account. The payments banks are basically stripped-down version of current banks, and aim at a "financial inclusion" of those people who don't have bank accounts.

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Belgium Arrests Pair On Suspiscion Of Aiding Jihadist In Paris, Brussels Attacks

Meryem E.B. "has been charged with falsification of documents and use of false documents", it said. She was set free under certain conditions. The man is also suspected of participating in activities of a terrorist group, authorities said on Thursday.

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Duterte inks EO for full implementation of RH Law

Lagman, one of the principal authors of the Reproductive Health Law, noted that four years after its enactment in December 2012 and nearly three years after it was on the whole declared constitutional by the Supreme Court in April 2014, the present data on the unmet need for contraceptives is "still unacceptably high, particularly in the marginalized sectors".

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Former Mexican President Lashes Back At Donald Trump On Twitter

According to reports, in the Congress session, he said that he wants the American taxpayers to pay for the wall and not Mexicans. But he claimed that Mexico will pay the US back, and predicted he would "probably" negotiate a deal with Mexico within a year and a half.

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Stanlake set for history-making ODI debut

Wahab Riaz's experience and leadership with the ball in hand should serve Pakistan well and he will need to be at the top of his game to tame the potent Australia order. Usman Khawaja and Adam Zampa were left out of the squad, but allrounder Glenn Maxwell is back for his first ODI since mid-last year. "It's just pushing against the nerve, but I'm on some pretty good drugs at the moment and I'm doing all the right things".

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WEATHER WARNING: Gainsborough put on snow alert

The national yellow weather warning is still in place for the country until Saturday . Disruption to transport networks is likely either due to snow or ice. The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for wind and snow across Buckinghamshire, set to arrive on Friday. By Thursday, daytime temperatures would not exceed single digits - a pattern that was expected to last through the weekend before warming early next week, she said.

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Snow warning extended to Lincoln

According to Met Eireann: " Very cold wintry weather will develop from Wednesday night onwards". Showers of hail, sleet and snow are expected to hit these counties with moderate to lower levels inland to more significant accumulations on higher ground.

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Trump berates CNN reporter

Tillerson's semi-push-back contrasted sharply with Trump's Homeland Security secretary nominee, John Kelly, who explained in no uncertain terms during his hearing that "I don't think it's ever appropriate to focus on something like religion as the only factor" for tracking, and rejected the creation of such a registry.

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Obama, Trump briefed on claim Russian Federation has compromising information on Trump

But Acosta kept going, repeatedly shouting to try and get a question in. President-elect Donald Trump used his first press conference since July to rebuke specific news outlets for publishing reports on Tuesday regarding his campaign's supposed dealings with Russian Federation.

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Almost 50% of Mosul casualties are civilians

Iraqi forces have now cleared about 70 to 80 percent of eastern Mosul and are advancing toward the city's center, which is bisected by the Tigris River , Sylvia said . Sylvia said that over the past nine months task force members have found ways to deepen their involvement with their Iraqi counterparts. Alawi also said on January 11 that, "In terms of 'when to do it, ' the information now available indicates that the two sides have agreed to implement the process of withdrawing ...

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Volkswagen AG agreed to another settlement worth $4.3 billion for emissions scandal

VW is also charged with obstruction of justice for destroying documents related to the scheme , and with importing the cars into the USA "by means of false statements about the vehicles' compliance with emissions limits". Over the weekend, Oliver Schmidt, VW's general manager of its engineering and environmental office in MI, was cuffed at a Florida airport on charges of defrauding the United States.

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Mominul, Tamim star on rain-hit day

Mominul Haque and Tamim Iqbal scored half-centuries to take Bangladesh to 154 for 3 at stumps on a rain-ravaged opening day of the first Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve in Wellington. South African umpire Marais Erasmus turned down the appeal but New Zealand's challenge was upheld by the video review. The umpires had been heading to the middle for the scheduled resumption when some of the heaviest showers of the day began to fall and the full covers were deployed.

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Shootout at TMC office: The inside story

TMC leader Srinivas Naidu, 27, an alleged mafia don, died before he could be admitted at Kolkata's Apollo hospital, where he was shifted for further treatment along with V Dharma, 25. A police officer said that they were investigating the shooting at the TMC office but were yet to arrest anyone. Srinu was involved in a lot of railway work, police sources say.

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After BSF video, now CRPF jawan Jeet Singh's post goes viral

He further added that CRPF jawans are posted in dense jungles in states like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand with hardly any facilities while teachers in government colleges are paid a salary of Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 along with leaves on festivals.

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Taiwan urges Nigeria to discuss trade office move demand

In the statement jointly released by the two, Nigeria pledged to stick to "One China" principal and treat Taiwan as an inseparable part of China. In Nigeria, China is building a railroad between Kaduna in the north of the country and the central city of Abuja.

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VW says has draft $4.3 billion deal to settle U.S. criminal charges

USA prosecutors also charged six current and former senior Volkswagen executives for their roles in the scheme. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, left, with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Jan.

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BuzzFeed CEO supports decision to publish Trump dossier

Intelligence Community product and that I do not believe the leaks came from within the IC", Clapper said. His statement said he had spoken to Mr Trump on Wednesday evening. On Tuesday, BuzzFeed published a 35-page document containing unverified information from an alleged former British operative who claimed that that Trump was caught in a compromising position in Russian Federation.

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At least 22 killed in Afghanistan bomb blasts

The suicide bombing was followed by a vehicle bombing. Public Health Ministry official Mohibullah Zeer said another 72 people were wounded in the attack. No one claimed responsibility for the Helmand attack, but it bore the hallmarks of the Taliban. That attack was claimed by a local ISIL affiliate. A joint military operation in northern Afghanistan in early November killed 33 Afghan civilians and wounded 27 more, the United States military said Thursday while releasing details of its ...

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Chinese aircraft carrier sails out of Taiwan Strait

And Beijing can not legally write its own navigation rules in South China Sea or control trade in one of the world's busiest waterways. China will work with the new U.S. Tran said. China on Wednesday (Jan 11) urged its neighbours to maintain peace and development in the region, while warning against provocative action that infringes on its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights in the South China Sea, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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Ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele named as author of Trump dossier

The man who prepared the secret dossier alleging deep ties between Donald Trump and Russian Federation is a former British intelligence agent with a spy-movie name, according to The Wall Street Journal . CNN reported on the dossier Tuesday, but did not include details, since they had not been verified. In October, Mother Jones magazine reported that a former Western spy assigned to look into Mr Trump's Russian ties had presented his findings to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Georgia Gun Store Owner Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

According to police, the two armed suspects entered Jimmy Groover's Dixie Gun and Pawn Store and tried to rob the owner at gunpoint on the morning of December 26, the Daily Mail noted . Nothing like this has ever happened. One suspect is killed and the other races out of the door as Groover fires more shots and the fire suppression system fills the store with mist.

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Supreme Court turns down plea to allow Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

As the clock ticks down to the last few days for the Pongal festival, a fresh jolt was issued to the Tamil Nadu government's efforts to get the apex court's approval for Jallikattu. "No cruelty is practiced on the animals per se". In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she said the event was "inextricably" linked to the rural and agrarian customs, practices and psyche of Tamils.

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Numis Gives Tullow Oil Price Target With Potential -23.52% Downside

Today there are 911,900,000 shares in issue of Tullow Oil PLC which are now trading at 327.5 which brings the business's market capitalisation to 2.99B GBP. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. In other Tullow Oil plc news, insider Paul McDade bought 178 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 5th.

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Wilfried Zaha: I made the "right choice" choosing Ivory Coast

However, a year ago Zaha, who was born in Abidjan, switched his allegiance to the Ivory Coast , being allowed to do so having never represented England in a competitive match. "But for four years, I've had a lot of time to analyse the situation and take into account the requests of the Ivory Coast Association". "It has been rewarding, firstly because I am proud to play for my country, then because the Ivorian selection has quality players and has always been a reservoir of talent".

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Le Pen at top of 1st round vote, but losing presidential runoff

Le Pen is expected to reach the final round of the French two-stage election, polls predict she will be beaten either by independent candidate Emmanuel Macron or Francois Fillon of les Republicains. In order to avoid a battle for the French presidency between the center and moderate right on one hand and the National Front on the other, left wing parties need to overcome their own rivalries.

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On Russian Hacking, Donald Trump Keeps Changing the Subject

Among other things, the document - which is a compilation of memos prepared by the former operative - describes Russians who allegedly gave information about Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to the former operative. President-elect Donald Trump said he believes Russian Federation may be responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee ahead of the election.

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Crisis in Northern Ireland as Brexit looms

Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner's handling of a botched energy scheme . The DUP could nominate an alternative First Minister who Sinn Fein would agree to work with. The majority of people in Northern Ireland, 56%, voted Remain in the European Union referendum, a stance backed by McGuinness' Sinn Fein party, although the British province is ruled by the Brexit-supporting Democratic Unionist ...


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