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New satellite to give high-def look at USA weather

News 5 will have coverage all this week on the launch of the GOES-R weather satellite. Unlike polar-orbiting satellites, GOES craft - the name is an acronym for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - were sent into space to monitor the United States continually.

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Galaxy Note 7 recall did not damage Samsung brand in US

The Galaxy Beta Program , enabling users to test Android Nougat Beta version on Galaxy S7 Edge already started, with the official Nougat-based ROM to arrive probably during January 2017. Meanwhile LG devices have received Custom ROMs. For those of you who don't know, Google Pixel XL is the latest release by Google for the very first time.

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New video shows hot Black Friday deals for Xbox

The Xbox One S will be available for just $249, down from the usual $299 fee, but there will also be a $25 gift card included in the deal. I'd like to release Devil's Third 2 on PlayStation 5 and whatever comes after Xbox One. Expect to find $50 discounts for the Xbox One S , up to 50% discounts for games and discounts of hundreds of dollars for computers. Sony's range of 4K HDR TVs will be the flawless partners for players who are looking to get the most from Sony Interactive ...

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Brady throws 4 TD passes in triumphant Bay Area return

San Francisco is giving up over 180 yards per game on the ground this year, meaning this could be a LeGarrette Blount kind of game. He injured his knee before the Patriots' 2008 visit to Candlestick Park - the very place the young Brady used to cheer Joe Montana and witnessed "The Catch" by Dwight Clark .

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Drake lifts weights to Taylor Swift, fails miserably in new commercial

The video opens with Drake in the gym room working out with a trainer, but when his trainer steps out for a moment, the rapper hits play on Swift's Bad Blood and dances and lip syncs. Drake and Swift both released their latest albums to Apple Music exclusively, before they dropped them anywhere else, and they're both ambassadors of the streaming service.

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Former Eagles coach Andy Reid wanted Russell Wilson in 2012

Wentz and the Eagles don't have much margin for error if they hope to match that mark, but Wilson says he has been impressed by what he's seen out of the young signal-caller so far. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) reacts with the crowd after a play against the Phil ... "We just have to coach that better". ABSENT RECEIVERS: For the first three quarters, Philadelphia had nearly no production from its wide receivers.

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Starbucks, Gap, Nike And Others Demand Trump Stand By Climate Deal

The proclamation today noted "extraordinary momentum" underway on climate change, which it said was "irreversible". "While this proclamation has always been planned, it's taken on far greater symbolic and political significance in the wake of Trump's threats to withdraw from the Paris Agreement", said former Clinton White House climate official Paul Bledsoe, who was attending the negotiations.

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NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes oldest woman in space

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew members representing the US, Russia and France are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, NASA said. By the time Whitson, Novitskiy and Pesquet return to Earth, sometime next spring, Whitson will have set a new US record for the most cumulative time spent in space.

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Apple iPhone beware: Huawei, Oppo, BBK are closing gap in smartphone sales

China's push to achieve a significant handset market is beginning to change the world order - Huawei, OPPO and BBK are picking up the slipping market shares of Apple and Samsung. Apple's iPhone sales are down by 6.6 percent across the world, but declines have been steeper in the U.S. and China, where sales have fallen by 8.5 percent and 31 percent, respectively.

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NASA launches GOES-R advanced weather satellite

It will move as the Earth rotates. One of the more important is the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). The satellite, the 17th in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series, is the first to be launched since 2010. Romy Olaisen of Harris likened it to switching from black-and-white to high-def. One of the key instruments on board - the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) - was developed, designed, tested and partially built at the National Space Science Technology ...

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Soyuz carrying new crew blasts off for space station

Whitson, who has already done two tours on the space station, originally was expected to break the total-days-in-space record for a US astronaut on this mission, but due to a late change in the Soyuz schedule , will likely fall a few days short of Jeff Williams' record.

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)

The 52-week low of the share price is at $24.306. ( NASDAQ:GT ) traded down 0.13% on Friday, reaching $30.53. It recently traded at a volume of 2451662 shares. Following the sale, the director now owns 5,913 shares in the company, valued at $223,866.18. 02/18/2015 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup.

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VW cuts 30000 jobs in emission scandal cost-saving plan

The new cars based on the Modular Electric Drive Kit and electric components from our plants will make our German locations pioneers of electrification within the Volkswagen Group. The move is expected to save VW about 3.7 billion euros ($3.92 billion). "The VW group will refine its focus", Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said in an emailed statement.

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Peggy Whitson will be the First Woman to Command ISS Twice

Whitson on Thursday will return to the ISS on mission No. 50, the daily Orlando Sentinel reported. Her upcoming six-month mission should push her beyond 534 days in space, the US record set in September by 58-year-old astronaut Jeffrey Williams.

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Best US weather satellite ever awaits sunset launch

The mission has a one-hour launch window that is scheduled to open at at 5:42 p.m. "We are ready to receive and process GOES-R data into our forecasts as soon as it is available", said NOAA National Weather Service Director Louis W. The new satellite will be capable of taking high-resolution images of the Western Hemisphere four times better than the satellites now in use. Previously, the satellite's launch was deferred multiple times due to technical issues.

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Trump bashes SNL as "biased"

Not only was it amusing (come for Kenan Thompson as Van Jones, stay for the Westworld-inspired punch line), but it also makes fun of CNN , and Donald Trump hates CNN! Comedy show Saturday Night Live made fun of new president-elect in a skit portraying Trump in the White House.

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Countries unite to defy Trump climate threat

For this reason, countries such as the U.S. are expected to give finance and technology to countries like India to deal with already existing effects of climate change, and also to transition to carbon-friendly economies. That can only be achieved by rapidly slashing greenhouse gas emissions generated by the burning of fossil fuels, scientists say. Trump says that he will shift to boost the domestic United States coal, oil, gas and shale industries.

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Supermoon lights up the night sky over the City of Toronto

Astronomers call this phenomenon a "perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system", but "supermoon" is the common term used to describe it. He said the moon's orbit around the earth is slightly elliptical, so sometimes it is closer and sometimes farther away.

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Tesla's Solar Roofs Might Be Even Cheaper Than Expected

SolarCity is also founded and run by two of Musk's cousins. "You'll want to call your neighbors over and say 'check out the sweet roof.' It's not a phrase you hear often", Musk said in October . But Musk campaigned hard for the deal, arguing SolarCity's operations would add $1 billion to Tesla's revenue by 2017, and generate an additional $500 million in cash over three years.

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Trump's son-in-law eyeing White House job

With China and Russian Federation seen as major global beneficiaries of Trump's election victory, Obama acknowledged that questions were being raised about the post-Cold War primacy of democracy. For every time a Republican claimed Obama was coming for their guns and going to repeal the Second Amendment, I will point out Trump has been, and looks to continue to be, an enemy of the First Amendment and truth in general.

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Most advance weather satellite ever built rockets into space

The acronym stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. GOES-R will continue its important role in the Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system which has contributed to the rescue of thousands of individuals in distress.

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Zuckerberg says he'll take steps to solve Facebook fake news

We won't know what to fight for. It is also exploring a product that would label stories as false if they have been flagged as such by third-parties or users, and then show warnings to users who read or share the articles. During a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Obama mentioned the problem Facebook seems to have, explaining that "if everything seems to be the same and no distinctions are made, then we won't know what to protect".

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NASA Launches Next Generation Weather Satellite

NASA launched the $1 billion GOES-R satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . "For the American public, that will mean faster, more accurate weather forecasts and warnings", Volz said earlier in the week. The next mission from Cape Canaveral is targeted for December 7, with a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket preparing to launch a military communications satellite.

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Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders

Trump won the election after promising to build a wall on the US border with Mexico, rip up trade deals and ban Muslims temporarily from entering the United States. A White House description of the meeting says after exchanging pleasantries, Obama encouraged Putin to uphold his country's commitments under the Minsk deal aimed at ending the conflict.

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China doubles down on free trade as Trump leaves a void

He added: "Even if the United States doesn't want to engage in free trade, President Trump needs to know other countries do". These are an APEC-wide deal, and a 16-nation agreement whose members include Southeast Asian countries and India, but notably excludes the United States.

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Online retailers warned to expect 'one million cyber attacks a day'

According to analytics firm RetailNext , national Black Friday sales dropped 14.1 percent from 2013 to 2014 and an additional 1.6 percent from 2014 to 2015. Some even start as early as this week- and many are offering online deals on top of in-store deals . You can also get a $100 gift card if you sign a lease agreement with Sprint.

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R - taking weather observation to new heights

The rocket and its payload were rolled out to Space Launch Complex 41 on Friday. GOES-R is possibly the most advanced weather satellite ever produced, capable of providing high-definition, multi-spectrum snapshots of weather systems every 30 seconds, as well as keeping an eye on the Sun to spot solar flares that could be heading our way.

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Xbox Black Friday sale is on now for Gold members

Even though the major Black Friday 2016 deals will not be available until November 24, there are many others that are already going on after kicking off on November 18. "Gravity Rush" is being offered for $14.99 at a 50 percent discount, whereas, "God Of War 3: Remastered" is being offered at a 60 percent discount. According to recent speculations, " The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion " and " Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 " will soon be made available to Xbox One gamers a couple of weeks from now.

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Atletico seek Real revenge in last Calderon derby

Already six points back of league leaders Real , Simeone's squad can not afford a slip up, as a nine point difference would seem insurmountable. Ronaldo broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute in the Spanish capital before the record-breaking forward doubled Madrid' lead via the penalty spot with 19 minutes remaining, and the Portugal captain sealed the points six minutes later.

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Judges Shock Kovalev: Ward New Champ

Ultimately, a defining win for Ward, Kovalev certainly did not diminish his stock in defeat, and a win for boxing that its latest big fight delivered on the hype. Ward's confidence was back in abundance, taking the centre of the ring, his jab now switching up and down and his short, checked hook working when the range shortened.

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Zika No Longer 'Global Health Emergency,' WHO Says

This infectious disease caused birth defects and other neurological disorders in babies born to mothers infected with the virus while pregnant. But the recent outbreak shows it can also cause microcephaly , or abnormally small heads, and brain damage in newborn children whose mothers were infected, leading to severe developmental problems and sowing grave concerns of would-be parents in countries hit by the virus.

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Xi, Obama meet on China-US ties during APEC

As he's done at many turns in his final trip overseas as president, Obama is asking foreigners to give Donald Trump a chance and not to assume he will upend USA policy. Meanwhile, Xi said China's relations with the U.S. under Obama's leadership had been characterized by close communication and continuous growth, especially on the matters of climate change and the Korean peninsula.

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How GOES-R will help to revolutionize weather forecasting

To do this, GOES-R - which stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R - will scan Earth's skies five times faster than the other GOES satellites now in orbit, with four times the spatial resolution. GOES-R also contains two sunward-looking instruments that monitor the activity of our star and its many belches of radiation. "It's fantastic the information we are going to get from the GOES-R".

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'Super' Weather Satellite Set to Launch

As of 8:30 a.m. Saturday, weather was 90 percent "go", according to the Air Force's 45th Weather Squadron. "It also will mean more lives saved, and better environmental intelligence for state and local officials and all decision makers". The improved technology and instrumentation will also improve capabilities for forecasting the hazards of space weather. "So with this information, the weather service will be able to make longer lead-time forecasts of severe weather and do it with much ...

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John Kerry Becomes Most Senior US Official to Visit Antarctica

Kerry left from New Zealand early Friday aboard a C-17 Globemaster military cargo plane after being held up for about a day by bad weather. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn't comment on Donald Trump's election victory while visiting Antarctica , but did say that citizens who care about limiting emissions might have to march in the streets to push for more aggressive action.


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