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How to Catch the Breathtaking Perseids Meteor Shower

The Perseid Meteor Shower is caused by remnants of the Swift-Tuttle comet which orbits the sun every 133 years. Scientists call this an outburst, and they say it could reach up to 200 meteors per hour . Meteor showers are associated with streams of debris left behind by comets. Meteor expert at NASA, Bill Cooke has suggested sky gazers to head to a dark area, in the suburbs or countryside, where there is less pollution.

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Oil keeps rising on hopes of Saudi action

USA labor data showed a drop in jobless claims, and shares of department store operators Macy's and Kohls soared after their quarterly reports . "Since we had that drop to a record low in July, German bond yields have been pretty stable and oil prices will have a role in where we go from here", RBC's chief European macro strategist Peter Schaffrik said.

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No Man's Sky Has a Few Glitches, Predictably

What he found there has left some players confused, disappointed, and slightly angry. With that in mind, here's our guide to building and upgrading the hyperdrive in No Man's Sky . People really wanted this to be some sort of genre-blending, all tastes-satisfying masterwork of pure perfection, and while it most definitely will be for survival fans, sci-fi lovers or those who just appreciate a developer doing something truly different, there are a number of impressions you need to know ...

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Tax Returns: Clintons Cleared $10.6 Million In 2015

The Clintons' main sources of income were Mr Clinton's paid speeches, to the tune of $5.2 million, and a payment to Hillary Clinton from the publisher of her last book, Simon & Schuster, for three million dollars. "What is he trying to hide?", said Jennifer Palmieri. The release is part of an effort to undercut Trump's character by questioning the celebrity businessman's record.

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Green water temporarily shuts down Olympic pool

Britain's Tom Daley , who won a bronze medal in the 10m synchronised diving on Monday, told Press Association Sport: "It's slightly unusual to look at...but it actually does make it easier for us to dive because normally, when you're spinning, it's hard to see which way is up when the sky and water are both blue".

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Meteor shower show in the night sky this week

Known for its fast and bright meteors, the annual Perseid meteor shower could be one of the best potential meteor viewing opportunities this year. This meteor shower occurs when the Earth passes through debris cloud of dust and rocks left behind from Comet Swift-Tuttle.

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Mobile services snapped in Kashmir valley

Meanwhile, a APHC spokesman condemned the continued house arrest of the APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, detention of senior Hurriyat leader Moulana Masroor Abbas Ansari at Safa Kadal Police Station, house arrests of Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam and Javed Ahmad Mir and other resistance leaders and workers and said this was acceptance of defeat on part of the government and administration and said such tactics would not be able to break the will of the resistance leaders.

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How to Solve No Man's Sky's PC Release Problems

If you're desperate to explore the 18 quintillion full-size planets in No Man's Sky but you don't have a Playstation 4, patience! "For our game, it's procedurally generated". The early parts of the game all build up to the player building their first hyperdrive, which allows them to warp to other systems. Certain other issues are much less of a problem, depending on your view about exploits.

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Olympic pool where water turned green closed for practice

We certainly could have done better in the beginning to prevent the water from turning green. But pool technicians tested water samples on Wednesday and visited the venue overnight to remix the cocktail of chemicals in the pool, according to Rio 2016 spokesman Mario Andrada.

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Durant makes return to Oklahoma City on February 11

The new season starts on Tuesday, October 25 (Wednesday, Manila time), with the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers raising their title banner and receiving their championship rings before facing the new-look New York Knicks at the Quicken Loans Arena.

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Virgin Media unveils new V6 box, launches new TiVo UI

The aim of the UI update is to help customers reach the content they want in fewer clicks. "This is yet another example of the work we're doing upgrading Virgin TV, so keep your eyes peeled for more later this year". Another handy new feature lets you bookmark shows or movies - whether you find them on live TV, on-demand or through Netflix - to revisit later, either via a new dedicated folder or the familiar My Shows tab.

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IPhone Market Share Non-Significant In China!

The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9, 2015. In other words, this seems to be the iPhone 7 you're expecting, so no surprises here. While the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus remain the top selling smartphones in the region, pressure from Huawei's Mate 8, P9, Xiaomi's RedMi Note 3 and Mi 5, and Oppo's R7 has led to increased competition in the market.

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Waze Now Has a Plan to Counter Traffic Issues At Big Events

According to Waze, the new program will kick off with 20 event partners around the world, including the Rock "n" Roll Marathon Series , which comprises 30 marathon events across the globe, and The E15 Group's sports partners, which include the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, Washington Nationals, and Atlanta Hawks.

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No Man's Sky Bug Fix in the Works; Confirmed Issues Revealed

I've encountered other issues as well. Not ideal, but better than restarting, I suppose. The cursor functions identically to the console version, meaning you have to hold down the mouse button on every menu item you want to select and watch the "wheel" on your cursor fill up.

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Michael Phelps golden again, as he wins 200IM

Seen from a high angle that suggested they might not realize they were being filmed, Phelps and Lochte laughed and talked, as alone in the waiting area as they are alone in the record books of American swimming: during these Rio Games, after all, Lochte has become the second-most-decorated male Olympic swimmer of all time - second only to Phelps.

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Baltimore Police, Simone Manuel, Simone Biles: Your Friday Briefing

Manuel, who celebrated her 20th birthday last week, is from Sugar Land, Texas and multi-time NCAA All-American for the Stanford Cardinal in college. "I want to be an inspiration to them that they can do it", she said. "I went in there and swam as fast as I could". "This medal is not just for me", she said. And during her post-race interview , Manuel fought through the tears to say exactly what everyone looking up to her wanted to hear.

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Mother: Chicago school guard handcuffed 6-year-old daughter

CPS fired the guard following the incident, and put a "do not hire" note in his personnel file. She said the guard handcuffed her daughter, Madisyn Moore, and left her alone for more than an hour under stairs near the school's boilers, according to WLS-TV.

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Anthrax outbreak in Russia kills child, infects 20 nomads

Over the last month, in the midst of the reindeer deaths, temperatures in Siberia reached 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Several decades ago, a reindeer corpse infected with anthrax froze. In the fields, large bubbles of vegetation appeared above the melting permafrost - odd pockets of methane or, more likely, water . Tests in a Moscow lab have not yet confirmed the 13 patients' illnesses were caused by anthrax.

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Virginia man who climbed Trump Tower in NYC identified

Reports are saying that the man who grabbed national attention from climbing Trump Tower with suction cups is from Virginia. After multiple attempts to cut off the guy's path, officers were finally able to grab the man and drag him into the building.

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Cate Campbell sets new Olympic record in 100m freestyle semifinals

It was Dawn Fraser and John Henricks in 1956 and then Fraser again with Jon Devitt in 1960 - the only two times in Australian swimming history that this has occured. "It was just outside of my PB". Bronte said she couldn't have done any more. "I'm really happy with Bronte's performance tonight", Cusack said.

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Real Donald Trump quotes read by 'Futurama's' Zapp Brannigan

It is wonderful, it is flawless, and Billy West is a deadset legend who also came up with the excellent hashtag #makamericabrannigan to attach to the clips. But as to what those quotes will be, he's keeping them under wraps so far. West has promised that there will more quotes very soon, and he's tweeting at Maurice LaMarche, voice of neglected assistant Kif, to help him by playing Mike Pence .

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Men's Rugby Semifinals Set, No New Zealand

The women's sevens team usurped New Zealand in the rankings, winning the world series for the first time last season. Japan swept the judo gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday, taking the top spot in both men's and women's middleweight divisions.

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Claudio Ranieri agrees four more years with Premier League champions Leicester

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who masterminded the club's memorable Premier League success last season, has signed a new four-year contract. Speaking at a press conference, Ranieri said: "I'm very happy with the squad". "I'm always proud to lead Leicester out but to be champions makes it extra special", he said.

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Here's when, where to watch this week's Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteor shower is one of the most splendid celestial events in calendar of astronomy and this year's meteor shower is expected to be the biggest one. When the earth passes through the material each year, observers can see it burn up in the earth's atmosphere as a shooting star. The moon will set Thursday morning at 12:30.

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This year's Perseid meteor shower is expected to be spectacular

Thanks to a gravity nudge from Jupiter, debris from comet Swift-Tuttle could stray closer to Earth again. Each swing through the inner solar system can leave trillions of small particles in its wake. "You don't want to look in any particular direction, just lie on your back and look straight up". According to NASA , the annual shower is known for its bright and fast meteors.

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Three New Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida

The mosquito that carries the virus - Aedes aegypti - does not live in northwest Ohio. The Tulare County Public Health branch has confirmed that an individual in Tulare County has tested positive for the Zika virus after getting bitten by mosquitoes during recent travels in Central America.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 To Be Announced Alongside New Redmi

Being one of the most anticipated smartphones from the Chinese maker will be available in different display and memory variants targeted at a wide range of the population. Along with the rumored launch date, some of the specification of the upcoming Redmi 4 smartphone was also revealed. A cutout for a rounded home button can also be found at the bottom, and rumors have it that it will double as a fingerprint reader.

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Simone Manuel becomes first black female swimmer to win Olympic gold

Simone Manuel says her two older brothers helped her develop her competitive nature and the courage to build upon it. "But I wasn't thinking about it before my race, just thinking about going as fast as I could". I cannot believe I did that. "I've never experienced an Olympics as hard as this". She tied with Canada's Penny Oleksiak in the 100m freestyle to make history.

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Newlyweds among victims of deadly hot air balloon crash, family says

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said Monday that it was "pretty suspicious" that the balloon was found directly under power lines, but he said it had not been determined whether the power lines caused the crash or if the balloon was already on fire when it hit them.

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Karma Revero to be first US auto sold with solar roof

Karma revealed that the Revero will be equipped with a solar roof that is highly capable of powering the vehicle. The hybrid-electric model is essentially a successor to the Karma of now defunct vehicle maker Fisker, and it builds on that car's overall design with a largely unchanged exterior.

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NASA publishes a thousand photos of Mars

The NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been capturing images of the surface of Mars and recently, the agency released over 1,000 images from Mars. The robot was created to study the atmosphere of the planet and to provide the evidences about whether the atmospheric conditions on Mars are conductive enough to support life.

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Olympics: Rio takes 'Green Games' too far at dive pool

However, after a day's worth of tests and examinations, officials think they have it figured out, according to Reuters . But Fina stressed that there was "no risk" to athletes. While the cause has finally been revealed, it has not stopped the problem from spreading. Most divers said the color was no issue, even though the pool's water was perfectly blue during the men's 10-meter platform event on Monday.

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Kazakhstan's Rahimov lifts world record for men's 77kg

Rahimov's sensational lift came with an attempt to spare and after Lyu had finished all of his, meaning there was no way back for the London 2012 champion. Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ehab won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics on Thursday, taking third place in the men's 77 kg class and providing Egypt with its third weightlifting medal of the games so far.

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A Robotic Suit Is Helping Paralyzed People Feel Their Legs Again

But the researchers now believe that a few nerves survived and these were reactivated by the training, which may have rewired circuits in the brain. In addition, in none of these studies did researchers perform any detailed neurological evaluation to search for any clinical improvement.

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Mercedes-Benz gives luxury coupe a spin ahead of California show

Mercedes wants to overtake rival BMW to claim the title of biggest selling luxury carmaker. It sold 986,557 of its own brand cars in the period against Mercedes-Benz's 1,006,619. In Australia, Mercedes is well in front posting 23,861 sales through July. Officials from the German auto maker have confirmed to Drive the existence of plans to create a new electric vehicle sub-brand to challenge the likes of BMW's i and Audi's e-tron brands.


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