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Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

Trump tweeted that a person should lose his citizenship or spend a year in jail for burning a flag - a constitutionally protected (if ugly) form of free speech . "I think people should have the right to demonstrate, and protest ". It's not clear why Trump raised the issue now. The most recent national discussion on flag burning was prompted by protests stemming from the election results at Hampshire College in MA.

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Why Do Astronauts Suffer Deteriorated Eyesight After Spending In Space? Scientists Reveal

But new research presented this week provides a partial answer to what's causing this condition: pressurized spinal fluid. The new research is being presented today at the annual Radiological Society of North America meeting in Chicago. When Scott Kelly returned from his one-year space mission last March, he admitted that he, like many of his colleagues, came back with vision troubles .

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Europe's new Mars orbiter starts sending data from NASA rovers

ESA team is now busy checking out various scientific instruments on TGO that is orbiting the Red Planet in an initial elliptical orbit which takes it from 250 km above the surface to about 98,000 km every 4.2 days. "We will have to wait a little until something colorful passes under the spacecraft", Thomas said. "We were quite nervous but it looks as though nearly everything functioned as we planned it".

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Lame-duck Congress works to set stage for President Trump

The tycoon-turned-world leader appeared to heap pressure on an arrangement that his fellow Republicans have long criticized as ceding too much to Havana without significant gains in return. Earnest also said Obama would not be travelling to attend Castro's funeral, although he demurred on the question of who would lead the U.S. delegation.

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S.Korea to disallow sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche models

Nissan Korea was found to have altered Mercedes-Benz test scores for self-diagnosis devices on certification documents for its Infiniti Q50 and Renault and self-diagnosis test scores for its Qashqai. If the automakers are confirmed to have violated local law, six vehicle models will be cancelled from their certifications and face a sales ban. The companies can be fined up to 6.5 billion won (US$5.56 million) in total, according to the ministry.

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Facebook adds games like Pac-Man to its Messenger app

Instant Games is now available in 30 countries for iOS 8 or later and Android 5 or later. Available in a webview and working across both Messenger and Facebook News Feed on mobile and desktop, Instant Games will reach a massive player audience as well as engage people in completely new way.

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Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) reported Sales of 14.25 Billion

The count of Hold ratings in that period was 2. They set an underperform rating and a $8.00 target price for the company. Today, though, the stock is off 1.8% on reports the miner's $3 billion impairment charge related to a Mozambique coal deal is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ), and that Rio Tinto is asking Chinese mills to pay a premium for iron ore.

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Hitman Update Includes Offline Profile and an Exploitable Assassination Glitch

The update will drop today for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, coming in at 2.1GB, 2.4GB and 13.6GB respectively. This update will be around 2.1GB in size, and you can read its complete changelog below. Unfortunately, you still need to be online and connected to the game servers to earn new unlocks, according to the notes. We added a subtle sound effect that plays when unlocking a challenge .

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Fight ends in bumper cars

Here is the video by GrindFace TV which was posted on YouTube. The white auto narrowly misses people standing nearby, as it revs and swings around the vehicle park. Both women are now behind the wheel and the ramming and vehicle maneuvering continues to the point where the white auto nearly takes off the door of the second auto.

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Cyber Monday 2016: Here are PlayStation 4 console and game deals

If there had been deals on the brand-new PS4 Pro on Black Friday, I imagine that Sony's combined machines would have carried things handily. Basing their report on data from 22.6 billion visits on Black Friday and 23 billion visits to retail websites on Cyber Monday , measuring 80% of all online transactions from the top 100 USA retailers, Adobe adds that $9.36 billion was spent online during Thanksgiving weekend (up 16.4%).

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Trump says he's stepping out of his business empire

Carrier tweeted, "We are pleased to have reached a deal with President-elect Trump & VP-elect Pence to keep close to 1,000 jobs in Indy". Transition aides said Trump was likely at least a few days away from a decision on secretary of state.

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Rainbow Six Siege receiving New DLC in 2017

All these are divided among four season, eight headgear and eight uniform customizations. It's worth noting that the Year 2 pass will replace the current pass. Recently, it was announced that action game Rainbow Six Siege will be receiving support for another full year. Making good on its promise for an additional year of content for Rainbow Six Siege , the season pass for Year 2 is available now.

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LeEco Brings Newly Launched DIRECTV NOW to Users, Announces U.S

The company now wants to make its products available to more retailers. They're also sweetening the deal by partnering with AT&T to offer customers free access to DirecTV Now, the company's brand new content streaming service. With Amazon, it gets the largest online retailer in the world and with Best Buy and Target it gets two of the largest brick-and-mortar retail chains in the country.

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LeEco Phones and TVs Arrive at Best Buy, Amazon

The measure aims to make LeEco premium products even more accessible, according to a statement made by Danny Bowman, LeEco North America chief revenue officer. That presence, as well as the decision to extend LeMall rebates-as high as $1,000 for TVs-to customers who buy from third parties is likely to result in significantly higher channel sales costs for LeEco.

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Iraq Prime Minister Says His Country Will Cut Oil Production

It also marks a reversal of OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia´s two-year-old strategy of flooding the market to squeeze out rivals, in particular U.S. shale oil producers. "If OPEC members ... agree, oil prices will reach $50 to $55 next year and $60 by the end of the year", Bouterfa was quoted as saying. During an informal meeting at the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeria on September 28, the OPEC member-countries reached an agreement on limiting oil production to 32.5-33.0 million barrels ...

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Black Friday Hits a Record $1.2 Billion in Mobile Sales

NRF's survey seems to reflect that dynamic: About 23 percent of respondents said they hadn't started their holiday shopping yet, compared with 19 percent past year. The Minneapolis retailer has tried to boil down its mobile checkout process to "two taps" - after logging into their Target account and choosing what to purchase, customers hit a "checkout" button and then OK another prompt to place the order, Baeb said.

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R weather satellite awaits launch

A revolutionary weather satellite with advanced capabilities is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral on the back of an Atlas V rocket Saturday. The satellite's essential instrument, the Advanced Baseline Imager, will give sharper images of Earth's climate, seas, and environment with 16 different wavelengths, including two visible channels, four near-infrared channels, and 10 infrared stations.

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Moana garners over $81 million on Thanksgiving weekend

Internationally, Moana grossed $16.3 million. Bay Area LIFE's Aubrey Aquino gives an up close look at Disney Animation's newest movie, " Moana ". The new tale set in the world of " Harry Potter ", "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", came in second place after having opened on November 18.

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Watch 32 years of the planet's history with Google Earth's Timelapse feature

Whether you're studying effects of global warming, or are curious about your hometown's topographical history, the new Timelapse promises sharper views, truer colors, and fewer distractions. Google Earth was one of Google's earliest projects that seemingly was done because they could, there was no clear commercial benefit. In 2013 , Google introduced time-lapse to Google Earth which let you watch the changing face of the world over time .

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Netflix adds offline viewing for smartphones and tablets

The streaming media company announced that users will be able to download select Netflix content for use while they're away from a data connection beginning Wednesday. Netflix has historically been against allowing offline viewing, even as recently as the end of past year. But other video rivals like Amazon Instant Video and more recently Vudu have allowed customers to download content to watch anywhere.

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Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee

Rain fell Monday night, but it was too late and too little to prevent damage as the region felt wind gusts in excess of 80 miles per hour. "It's a mini-miracle they were able to keep it controlled like they did". We're resilient. And we're going to make it. "I know we are going to be ok". Based on preliminary surveys, the Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa in Gatlinburg "is likely entirely gone", the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency announced.

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Coutinho Liverpool star out for at least five weeks

And the season's best transfer deal may be Joël Matip, who is doing wonders in stabilizing the Liverpool's historically shaky defense. The visitors continued to dominate possession, but Liverpool responded through Wijnaldum, who latched onto Sadio Mane's through-ball but sent his low effort crashing off the far post down the other end of the pitch.

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AMD to demonstrate its upcoming Zen CPU at Dec.13 web event

The company is also planning on having giveaways during the event. It's worth noting that this event will be hosted by Geoff Keighley , and that there will be appearances from special guests. With competition in performance and lower prices AMD could push Intel to cut the insane CPU prices we have seen like the Core i7-6950X selling for $1,723.

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Morgan Stanley MF slashes Filpkart's valuation again, now down at $5.5 bn

Flipkart's valuation after the latest markdown stands at $5.54 billion. When a fund like Morgan Stanley downgrades the value of the stock it holds, it's basically saying that the stock it holds is worth a certain amount. This valuation markdown comes on the heels of Flipkart reporting the highest losses among all other e-commerce behemoths operating in the country. Firms are struggling to raise capital at their existing valuations and have suffered multiple markdowns in their valuations.

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SC orders playing of National Anthem before screening of films

The anthem should be accompanied with an image of the tricolour on the screen and it is compulsory for everyone in the audience to stand up to pay their respects and prove their patriotism. The petition was filed by Shyam Narayan Chouksey. The government assured to have the system start in 10 days. But it faded away by the 1990s. The western Indian state of Maharashtra had implemented this rule a few years ago mandating all theatres to play the national anthem before screening a movie.

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Google Doodle celebrates scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose's 158th birthday

During years of research, Bose made outstanding progress in bringing remote wireless signalling to life and invented an early version of wireless telecommunication. "Bose's investigations into nature included the invention of the crescograph - an instrument that measures movement and growth in plant life by magnifying it 10,000 times".

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Cyber Monday Sales On Track For 9.4% Growth: Adobe

Cyber Monday's status as the biggest online spending day of the year could be coming to an end, overwhelmed by a surge of shoppers hitting computers and smartphones instead of stores on Black Friday to chase deals earlier in the season. The influence of mobile was evident this year, as Black Friday drove over $1.2 billion up 33% over last year. While retailers (yourself likely included) are busy digging out of the rubble left behind in their stores from the Black Friday holiday shopping ...

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England set to retain Southgate

Gareth Southgate is expected to be formally appointed the England manager, at a meeting of the FA board tomorrow. The FA believed that damaged the coach's integrity. The FA chairman, Greg Clarke, the chief executive, Martin Glenn, and the technical director, Dan Ashworth, the former England player Graeme Le Saux and the League Managers' Association chairman, Howard Wilkinson, were involved.

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Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

Lowes' Cyber Monday 2016 sale will kick start from today, that is, November 28. While retail analysts and the media focus on the distinctions between online and offline shopping and the particulars and trends associated with specific shopping days: Thanksgiving, vs.

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Porsche Shoots For 20000 Electric Car Sales

The magazine also reports that Michael Steiner, Porsche's head of development, is now toying with the idea of a 718 Boxster getting a plug-in option. According to the sources, Porsche is having the plans for their first fully electric vehicle.

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Search for 2 jail escapees leads police to Gilroy motel

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 408-808-4500. Laurie Smith, Sheriff of Santa Clara County told journalists on Friday that officials are utilizing helicopters, canines and different means as they hunt night and day down the two men.

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Countries once again renew promise to work together to fight climate changes

It is clearly meant to tell the global community that the nations are united, no matter what the USA will do during Trump era, and resolved to implement the Paris Agreement with "highest political commitment". The document states that for the year 2016 alone, the world experienced an "extraordinary momentum on climate change worldwide, and in many multilateral fora".

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Internet Archive putting database in Canada to keep it from Trump

The Internet Archive , a San Francisco non-profit that maintains one of the world's largest library of cached web sites, said on Tuesday that it was planning to create a copy of its archives in Canada, out of the reach of the incoming USA government.

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Cuba begins official tribute to Fidel Castro

Tens of thousands of others, though, were expected to return to the streets Monday after 9 a.m., when simultaneous 21-gun salutes will sound in the capital and in the eastern city of Santiago, where Castro launched his revolution in 1953. The White House sending even a single person to his funeral is not simply a disgrace, but lends credibility to Castro's decades-long anti-American cause and creed.

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RBS worst hit in Bank of England stress test

Results of the stress test were published alongside the Bank's latest Financial Stability Report, which said Britain's financial system faced a "challenging" outlook due to risks posed by leaving the European Union and the recent USA election.


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