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Astronomers spot giant 'cannonballs' shooting from star

Scientists estimate the gaseous blobs reach temperatures of around 17,000 degrees Fahrenheit, which is almost twice as hot as the surface of the sun. Planetary nebulae aren't like regular nebula, which are the birthplace of stars. The red giant V Hydrae is the wrong type of star to be shedding big "cannonballs" of energetic plasma, but that's exactly what it has been doing once every 8.5 years over the past 400 years.

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Masterful Bumgarner leads Giants to wild-card win

Their shortstop was playing on a bum knee. Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. . And four of their five highly touted projected starting pitchers were on the sidelines after seasons more notable for surgeries than strikeouts.

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Trump campaign: Mike Pence had a 'spectacular' debate performance

Pence did not acknowledge Lauer's interjection, appearing intent on casting Kaine and Clinton as out of touch. "I didn't think Kaine should have interrupted so much", said George Mason Ph.D. Louis, Missouri. "There is far more uncertainty if you have a Trump election because you would have a big concern on the part of the worldwide markets about America's stance towards the world, particularly for holders of emerging market debt", said Hutchins, co-founder of technology investment ...

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Disney Theme Parks In Florida To Close For Hurricane Matthew

After Hurricane Matthew's initial battering of the Southeast coast this week, the long-range forecast shows it looping back around toward Florida next week, potentially striking the state a second time. The National Hurricane Center put out a warning northward to Altamaha Sound in Georgia, and another watch was put out as far north as the South Santee River in SC.

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Yahoo Denies Accusations of Scanning Users Emails at Request of US Intelligence

NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo responded again Wednesday to a report that it scanned incoming email to hundreds of millions of accounts for the USA government. Additionally, Verizon is in the process of acquiring Yahoo in a deal worth around $4.8 million. It was not known whether other US email providers received similar requests from the intelligence community.

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Apple Silent Over iPhone 7 Launch Sales

Those will come standard with new iPhones, but many consumers could find it annoying to use the extra "dongle". Investors have grown accustomed to receiving early sales figures, and Apple's decision to hold back seems significant, said analyst John Jackson of IDC.

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Samsung tips 6 percent gain in 3Q profit after recall

The guidance is in line with the 7.4 trillion won expected by a Thomson Reuters StarMine SmartEstimate of analysts' forecasts. The electronics company posted sales of 49 trillion won in July-September period, down 3.8 percent from 50.94 trillion won in the previous quarter and down 5.2 percent from 51.68 trillion won from the same period of a year ago.

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Google introduces new smartphone to combat iPhone dominance

The Pixel was launched alongside numerous other Google products . This is the first phone that is compatible with the Daydream VR headset. The Pixel and Pixel XL are available in two sizes. That means you can get information on your calendar, your routes home, and it can talk to your Chromecast. "Pete Pachal's article Why Google Never Gets Hardware Right" on Mashable talks about the company's failure to build class products as the primary driving factor behind the launch of ...

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Snowden déjà vu? Second NSA contractor stole classified docs

The White House says the government has made some important changes to safeguard security since Edward Snowden, a contractor working for the National Security Agency, was accused of removing secret data from the agency. The apparent theft is an echo of the 2013 case of Edward J. Snowden , another Booz Allen Hamilton contractor for the NSA , who passed reams of documents to journalists.

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Motorola Reveals List of Phones Getting Android 7.0 Nougat

However, it is expected that not all users will get the update at the start of the release since the platform will have a staggered rollout. The Moto Z unlocked variant is now available in the United States from Motorola and a few third party retailers like Amazon and Best Buy.

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Android 7.1 Arriving On Current Nexus Smartphones But There's A Catch

Google Assistant can do everything Google Now does. The Silicon Valley search giant Google is all set to be back in the smartphone industry and compete with iPhone 7 . The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones will both run using Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 system on chip (SoC) and will be supported by 4 GB of random access memory (RAM).

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Duterte: President wants to liberate Philippines from US shackles - foreign minister

Duterte appeared to be lauding Hitler's example, but presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the President actually did not want to be branded another Hitler but was willing to kill three million people in his war on drugs. Elago said the President has an incomplete mark on independent foreign policy because "lopsided" agreements such as the Visiting Forces Agreement and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, which are still in place.

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Paris Agreement to enter into force in 30 days

Ban had "warmly" congratulated India for ratifying and formally joining the Paris Agreement , and had said India's leadership moves the world an important step closer toward the 55% threshold needed for the historic agreement's entry into force this year.

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Oil Prices: OPEC deal shows cartel's resolve and desperation

Benchmark US crude jumped $2.38, or 5.3%, to $47.05 a barrel in NY. Initial euphoria over what would be the first output cut by OPEC in eight years sent prices soaring six percent on Wednesday but the rally fizzled as traders began to question the cartel's ability to see the deal through.

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Google Pixel's CPU Can't Touch the iPhone 7's Speed

Android 7.1's changelog was found by Android Police , which revealed Google Assistant would remain exclusive to Pixel products in the next upgrade. Google Assistant might be baked into the Pixel launcher , but you can still use Google Assistant in the Google Allo messenger app, which is available to nearly any smartphone, including iPhones.

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Bill Clinton Shoots Down Republicans: 'I Strongly Supported' Obamacare

During Bill's speech at Ohio State University in Athens, Ohio, an attendee shouted at Clinton for passing the 1994 crime bill during his presidency. All of this doesn't just add fuel to questions about Clinton's campaign role. The antipathy of younger voters for Mrs Clinton will not easily be overcome, however. "This is real stuff", Clinton said. "Forget your mind, forget your heart, care only about what you look like because that's all we care about".

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians Is Officially On Hold -- Read The Statement

The celebrity was tied up and locked in the bathroom while a group of thieves got away with over $10 million of her jewelry. "We understand the inconvenience that this has caused you but we truly hope you all understand the decision we had to make".

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Karl Lagerfeld: Kardashian Brought Paris Robbery on Herself by Flaunting Wealth

Steve Stanulis, who provided security for Kimye during New York Fashion Week in February, told the New York Post , "The only person to blame for this incident is Kim Kardashian". You said it, and I'm impressed by you,"Curtis told the host during Monday night's show". CNN reports that there may have been as many as five people involved in the robbery, which is said to have taken place in a luxury residence.

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Dove Cameron & Ryan McCartan Confirm Their Breakup

Rumors began to swarm after Ryan unfollowed Dove on Instagram and Twitter earlier this week. He followed up with a thank-you message to supportive fans. "We were both very clear with each other that it was like, 'I know you're my person. We have a lot of time to plan it and to get it done, and it will happen when it's supposed to".

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'War for the Planet of the Apes' NYCC Teaser Released!

In both Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes irradiated mutant humans worship the atomic bomb. Written by Reeves and Mark Bomback , WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES is the third entry in the APES storyline that began with RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and continued with DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES .

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Karl Lagerfeld Slams Her For Flaunting Wealth Without Security

This could explain how the robbers were able to get inside her apartment without being thwarted by security. "You can not display your wealth then be surprised that some people want to share it", the designer added . The mother of two and wife of rap superstar Kanye West flew home to the USA on Monday after being questioned by police over the incident, which a spokeswoman said had left her "badly shaken".

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Has Hurricane Matthew canceled your vacation?

In South Carolina, governor Nikki Haley warned everyone in evacuation zones not to take the orders lightly. During this turn, which should happen early Sunday morning, it will likely weaken to a Category 1 hurricane. Storm surges of 5 to 9 feet are expected from central Florida to SC. The last Category 3 storm or higher to hit the US was Wilma in October 2005. After the storm passes out of Florida, its unlikely the Clinton campaign will need to keep their ad commitment to the Weather ...

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Instagram star isn't what she seems

Created by Paris-based agency BETC as part of a campaign called " Like My Addiction ", Delage is a faux persona who's also a textbook alcoholic. Stéphane Xiberras, creative director and president of BETC Paris , told AdFreak that the agency had been struck by "the difficulty of detecting the addiction of someone close to you".

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Microsoft to release Surface-branded keyboards, mouse

This is a design that's available across the entire Surface lineup, including on the Surface Book, and it's very clear that Microsoft wants to use this as a distinctive feature of its devices. About a week ago, we heard the rumors that Microsoft had a Surface-branded keyboard in the works , and just recently we caught a glimpse at a Surface-branded mouse thanks to a sighting at the FCC.

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Mourinho: We could have scored 6 vs Stoke

Joe Allen's goal denied United victory in what Mourinho described as his side's best performance of the season. "It was our best performance in terms of football played". "We have not been picking up many points, but you can not fault the effort". " Joe Allen was absolutely huge for us". Mourinho added: "It was much better than against Leicester (when United won 4-1 last week)".

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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded to nanotech trio

Sir Fraser Stoddart ended the Wildcats' long losing (or maybe just not-winning) streak this morning, when the Nobel committee awarded him the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work developing molecular machines. But the much bigger prize will likely stem from an influx of new research into the very field they helped develop-one that has already drawn intense interest from the biopharmaceutical and tech industries.

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Matthew Now a Category 4; Hurricane Warning for Part of SC Coast

Evacuations, some of them mandatory, were underway in about a dozen of Florida's coastal counties, and at least four hospitals were being cleared, Scott said . But the government oversaw the evacuation of almost 380,000 people and strong measures were taken to protect communities and infrastructure, United Nations officials said.

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Final Fantasy 15's Moogles Revealed

After some uncertainty , and then a odd kind of confirmation, we now know how Final Fantasy XV will include cutesy series stalwarts, the Moogles. The waiting game for " Final Fantasy XV " may soon be over but while enthusiasts are waiting, a countdown site has been created to hint at Moogle.

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Southwest flight evacuated after replaced Note 7 catches fire

Early last month, Samsung had withdrawn Note 7 from the markets and ordered a recall after 35 cases were recorded of the handset catching fire during charging due to faulty batteries. A total of 75 passengers and crew were evacuated from the flight, and no one was injured, said airport authority spokeswoman Natalie Chaudoin. The phone was, according to the IMEI, definitely one of the new replacement units.

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Jamie Whincup tops first practice session

Whincup a year ago sensationally ignored team orders to pit at Bathurst and then passed a safety vehicle, relegating him from second to the back of the field with 20 laps left to eventually finish 18th. "Nowadays, I think there are far too many ways a team manager can engineer things to create results". "There's no use looking back into the past", Whincup told AAP.

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Verizon offering free Daydream View VR Headset with Pixel Smartphones pre-orders

There two phones are the first ever devices exclusively created and developed by google, thus proudly carrying the Google brand name. "Pixel phones will also get software and security updates as soon as they are available, directly from Google ", Tarun Pathak, Senior Analyst, Mobile Devices and Ecosystems at New Delhi-based Counterpoint Research, told IANS.

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Walmart eyes $1 billion stake in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart

As most of you are aware, the deals season is upon us. With just two days to go for leading online retailer Flipkart's Big Billion day (BBD) sale, Indian consumers hope to gain the most from the rivalry with Amazon and Snapdeal and the ensuing discounts.

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UN lauds India's decision to ratify Paris Climate Agreement

The agreement can enter force once 55 countries, representing between them at least 55 percent of global emissions of greenhouse gases, successfully ratify it through their respective legislatures. United Nations officials have now signalled it is nearly certain the climate treaty will enter force this year, two years earlier than originally planned.

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Yahoo gave U.S. intel agencies access to email

Yahoo reportedly scanned hundreds of millions of email accounts at the behest of USA intelligence or law enforcement. The statement by the company said: "It was likely to be the first known case that a USA company agreed to an intelligence agency's order by searching all incoming messages".

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You can unlock the dormant fingerprint sensor on the US Xperia XZ

Sony's Xperia XZ and X Compact launched in the U.S. earlier this week with an odd change for the American version that curiously omitted the fingerprint sensor that is available on the otherwise identical variants of the phones in other regions.


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