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Money pours in for anti-pipeline protest, but will it last?

The fund is among several cash streams that have provided at least $3 million to help with legal costs, food and other supplies to those opposing the almost 1,200-mile pipeline. But running a camp - and readying it for North Dakota's brutal winter - isn't cheap. In a statement to Fox News, authorities said the holding cells were used only temporarily until people could get processed or transferred to another facility in North Dakota.

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Money pours in for anti-pipeline protest, but will it last?

The fund is among several cash streams that have provided at least $3 million to help with legal costs, food and other supplies to those opposing the almost 1,200-mile pipeline. But running a camp - and readying it for North Dakota's brutal winter - isn't cheap. In a statement to Fox News, authorities said the holding cells were used only temporarily until people could get processed or transferred to another facility in North Dakota.

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Uber discriminates against black and female passengers

The study was conducted in Seattle and Boston by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of Washington and published on. The study found male riders with "black-sounding" names were canceled on twice as often as the other group. The controlled field experiments randomly selected times, days, routes and riders, some of whom were black, some white, and monitored various performance metrics at each stage of every trip.

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NASA images indicate European Mars lander may have exploded!

That sequence of events followed the lander's largely trouble-free approach to the Martian surface, a trip that was being widely watched on Wednesday, when the craft lost contact with the ESA and its Mars mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, just before its touchdown.

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Bangladesh's Mushfiqur hopes to face the "big boys" more often

Other remarkable victories include the ones over England in 2011 World Cup at home and then against the same team in Australia 2015 which earned them a first ever spot in the quarter-finals of the showcase event. "There's a lot of talent in this team and the experience on this trip will only help us if we take the right things out of it". Everything looked very good for the tourists as for the first time in the series, Ben Duckett and Alistair Cook got the team off to the flawless start.

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Nations Unite to Establish World's Largest Marine Reserve

Russia's change of heart follows China's reversal on the proposal past year. Bloom said he was "thrilled" with the result. He said the announcement was special because Russian Federation, the U.S., the European Union and the other CCAMLR nations shook hands at a time of strained political relations.

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Italy quake displaces 25000 as seismologists warn of 'larger aftershocks'

Italy's emergency services said there was serious damage in multiple locations in the central regions of Marche and Umbria on Sunday. The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has damaged historic churches in the town of Norcia, including the 14th century St.

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New York Knicks Game Recap: Third-Quarter Surge Sparks Blowout Win

Rose however lamented the New Yorkers' lack of a mean streak after the blowout. "We knock a couple of those down, we might get 140", James said. James wore the WWE legend's t-shirt prior to Game 5 of the NBA Finals, so the big man flew to Cleveland to meet the Cavs' superstar.

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Bill Murray has the best reaction to the Cubs' World Series comeback

Why stop?" The Cubs had one of the highest-scoring offenses in the majors during the regular season and put enough rallies together to dispatch San Francisco in the NLDS and Los Angeles in the NLCS. Indians ace Corey Kluber, on the other hand, was once again almost pristine, lasting 6 innings and giving up a single run on the night. He's one of those guys who could thrive on short rest because he locates so well and doesn't need velocity.

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Kevin Jonas shares picture of daughter

Move over, Jonas brothers , there's a Jonas sister stealing the family spotlight this week: 4-day-old Valentina Angelina. Kevin's brother Nick, 24, broke the news of the birth from Hawaii, where he's filming Jumanji. 2 last fall. And Nick also took to Twitter to share his excitement, adding: "AHH!" We have another Jonas! Kevin - who is already a father to Alena , two - revealed the baby's arrival was imminent earlier on Thursday (27.10.16) when he posted about Danielle having ...

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Stock's Earnings in Focus: EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)

Finally, Benchmark Co. decreased their price target on Exact Sciences Corp. from $14.00 to $9.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.88% of the company's stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in shares of Exact Sciences Corp.by 127.4% in the third quarter.

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Nintendo Switch dual gaming device launched

In advance of the release, mystery surrounded what exactly the console would be. The most interesting aspect is the console itself. "If a Nintendo Switch game supports amiibo then the Nintendo Switch home gaming system will as well", a Nintendo representative told IGN .

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A Giant Stretch Of Sea Near Antarctica Is Now Universally Protected

The European Union and 24 countries have reached a momentous agreement to open the Ross Sea Park. Roughly 1.55 million square kilometers (600,000 square miles)-more than twice the size of Texas-will be afforded protections for 35 years starting December 2017, with all fishing banned on 72 percent of the area.

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo praised by Zidane for netting hat trick

An early goal by Deyverson gave the home fans hope that Alaves could add a win over Madrid to its impressive list of victims for the newly promoted club, which include a shock victory at Barcelona and a draw at Atletico Madrid. Rafinha had the chance to shoot but instead squared to Neymar, who could only fire against the near post, but the Brazilian midfielder reacted quickly to swivel and volley home on the rebound.

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Apple Unveil new MacBook Pro with Touch ID and Touch Bar

Both features are adapted from the iPhone, continuing Apple's pattern of adding to its laptops features that make its smartphones popular. For example, the new 13-inch Mac without a Touch Bar is £1,449 (equivalent to $1,826) in the United Kingdom, and the new 13-inch with a Touch Bar is £1,749 (equivalent to $2,130).

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Qualcomm bags Dutch NXP in semiconductors mega deal

Qualcomm is seen as the premium provider of SoCs (system-on-chip) for the smartphone industry, while its main competitor, MediaTek, has grown tremendously in the last couple of years, thanks to its low-priced chipsets it supplies to all handset makers around the world.

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Scientists find the first fossilized dinosaur brain - but what took so long?

For Norman, trying to understand how the dinosaur, known to science as Bexhill iguanodontian, died was key to understanding how the brain was preserved. This fossil brain fragment, however, seems to have been preserved under highly unusual circumstances. Scientists have managed to find the elusive fossil of a dinosaur brain.

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Missing woman found alive in vehicle wreckage

The agency said it received a 911 call transferred from the Kern County Sheriff's Department regarding McPheron stating "ditch on Highway 395, Stater Bros. She was taken to the hospital. During that time, rescuers learned the woman had been reported missing five days earlier. It took about an hour for first responders to secure the victim, 69-year-old Barbara McPheron, and rescue her from the vehicle.

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Facebook Testing Prisma & Snapchat Filter For Its Photos Feature

And quite like what happens in Snapchat , these photos or videos will only last for 24 hours. The most controversial fact is that the Snapchat-style camera update - which is actually an adapted version of the feature Facebook tested during the 2016 Olympics in Rio- applies to the camera tool built right into the main Facebook app.

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Trump stokes skepticism of Colorado voting system

When she found out Trump would speak at a rally in Bank of Colorado Arena at Butler-Hancock Athletic Center on the University of Northern Colorado campus, at her school, she nearly couldn't believe it, she said. She said he's work to defend President Barack Obama's legacy, and that led the church members to leap up. At UNC, an orderly and mostly quiet line of Trump supporters worked its way past a small handful of vendors and tents.

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NASA stumbles upon 'pumpkin stars' just in time for Halloween

The group of 18 stars spins so rapidly that they have been "squashed" into a pumpkin-like shape, scientists say . KSw 71 is thought to have recently formed following the merger of two Sun-like stars in a close binary system. They have been found through an X-ray survey of the original Kepler field view. For the rotation measurements, the team used the data from Kepler to determine it as well as the size of the stars, as Science Daily reports .

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Verstappen: Vettel should go back to school

Red Bull advisor Marko, who oversaw Vettel's years with Red Bull , said: "The situation is unworthy of a four-time world champion". And while using coarse language to describe Verstappen, Vettel also hit out at Whiting, the Englishman who has been the sport's race director for almost 20 years.

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Britain falling behind mobile phone coverage targets

With no roaming agreements in place, they say, "on average, British mobile users can only access 4G coverage 53 per cent of the time". But that target is expected to fall short, with at least 525 so called "not-spot" areas across the country, according to the British Infrastructure Group (BIG) of backbench MPs.

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IPhone 8 to sport OLED displays

There have been widespread rumors about the Cupertino-based firm planning to incorporate OLED in the iPhone 8, and Jen-wu supposedly confirmed the rumor this weekend, notes a report from Apple Insider. Tai joined the Japanese electronics manufacturer as president and chief executive in August after Foxconn completed the acquisition of Sharp. As I am writing this piece, Sharp is about to build 2 new factories in Japan and/or US to deal with the volume, as Apple is expecting record sales ...

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PH bashing Miss Earth victor surfaces

In an interview with CNN Philippines, Schweighart on Monday said she was offended that the gown she was supposed to wear was given to Espin. It was just taken away from me. "(The victor has a fake nose, fake chin, fake...)", Schweighart said, gesturing to her chest area, in a video uploaded by the ChikAmazing Official YouTube channel and shared by the Pageantology Facebook page.

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Vladimir Putin criticises USA, says ready for new president

During his speech, Putin went on to lash out at the Obama administration for not keeping its word on Syria and for falsely accusing Moscow of various transgressions, according to Reuters . Trump, who has advocated repairing ties with Moscow battered over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, has called this claim absurd and cast doubt on the USA intelligence community's allegation of Russia's complicity in the cyberattacks.

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Migratory bird can fly nonstop for 10 months

During summer evenings, 10 to 20 swifts will gather near a nesting area and call out to nesting swifts with their signaturing screaming call. It was still a question whether it can really stay that long, but a recent study claimed that it could really happen, and the common swiftlets are now holding the record for the longest natural sustained flight.

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South Korean protesters call for president to step down

Ms Choi, who has been holed up in Germany since early last month, flew into Seoul yesterday morning on a flight from London, her lawyer Lee Kyung Jae told reporters. The crisis has sent Park's public support to an all-time low. On Saturday, prosecutors raided the homes of several of her presidential aides and seized computers and files belonging to the officials who are suspected of being accomplices.

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Chiefs announce themselves as contenders with big win over Colts

Kansas City weatherman Gary Lesak (his Twitter profile is here) found out the hard way. "You can still turn on that tape in the third quarter and the fourth quarter, and there's a point where you look at the scoreboard and we somehow lost that game and just try to use it as a teaching example and keeping your edge all the way through the end", Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said.

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'Not good signs' for fate of Europe's Mars lander

The ExoMars lander is named after Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiapparelli whose description of "canali" on Mars prompted debate about whether there was life on the planet. It is part of a larger worldwide mission called ExoMars that will help in the hunt for life on the planet. The probe, which is testing technologies for a rover due to follow in 2020 , represents only the second European attempt to land a craft on the Red Planet.

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Windows 10 adding 3-D capabilities

The three new Surface Book models feature 6th Generation Intel Core i7 processors and pack more than twice the graphics processing power as the original Surface Book. The Surface Studio comes with a native Windows 10 toggle, that allows you to change the color environment from sRGB to DCI-P3. It also allows users to send emojis and 3D objects they have made themselves to friends' desktops, and to receive text messages on their computer screen.

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MacBook Pro 2016: Good Buy Or Overpriced?

Meanwhile, the 15-inch model is 15.5mm thin and is 20 percent less in volume than the last generation. This is a major change since the year 2013, yet it has just brought a minute change if seen on an over all note, but MacBook Pro proves to give its opponents a run for money! The vanilla 13-inch model will set you back $1,499 while the other two are priced at $1,799 and $2,399.

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Iceland PM resigns as Pirate Party makes election gains

Iceland's Pirate Party calls for direct democracy, transparency, civil rights, the right to self-determination and public access to information. With roughly 40 percent of overall votes counted, the center-right Independence Party emerged as the victor with 30 percent, followed by the Left-Greens with 16 percent and the Pirate Party third at nearly 14 percent .

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Gordon has big day, doesn't get ball late in 27-19 loss

As he ran up the Broncos sideline during the return, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon was blocked into Phillips , who was standing several feet back from the sideline. San Diego was set up first-and-goal at Denver's 2-yard line, down by eight with just under three minutes to play. BACKUP BACK UP: Cornerback Lorenzo Doss surrendered Travis Benjamin's 14-yard touchdown catch and came down hard on his back.

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Top 5 Hidden Enhancements in Skyrim Special Edition

Over on Reddit, user " LasurArkinshade " detailed the audio issues now plaguing the game. "This isn't so bad , necessarily-it's possible to compress audio to.xwm without significant quality degradation unless you crank the compression way up to insane levels".


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