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John H. Glenn High School in Elwood hails his 'values'

It has been a blessing to know John Glenn and for Connie and me to count him and Annie as mentors and friends. "This video shows the historic flight he took in 1962, complete with narration that makes it sound like a 1950s sci-fi space drama, including the line ".as his rendezvous with space approaches".

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Apple iPhone all set for a big refresh in 2017: Details inside

It is highly possible that the red iPhone will be the highly-anticipated Apple iPhone 8 2017. The billion dollar question is whether Apple will unveil an improved iPhone with a new design or the same iPhone 7 with an "S" moniker. This is a smart tactic. And yet it also means that for the first time in four generations, Apple will be shaking up iPhone pricing... If you look at iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, it will have the same features with an enhanced processor.

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'Elder Scrolls Online' upcoming housing system called Homestead gets a February rollout

For last-gen console owners, the upgrade will be significant, with far better visuals and stable framerates, so depending on how much you liked the game, you can decide if you want a prettier and better performing version of the same game you played in 2011.

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Trump's choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi

Reynolds served for 13 years as treasurer of Clarke County, from where she led a statewide effort to allow rural county treasurers to issue driver's licenses. Xi became the Chinese President in 2013. After news of his nomination, China's foreign ministry said he was an "old friend". Last year, Iowa sold $2.3 billion worth of goods to China, much of it soybeans and processed corn products.

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Nextflix Allows Smartphone and Tablet Users to Download Movies for Offline View

Ever want to watch a Netflix show or movie, but you're stuck on a plane or train with no WiFi? However most of the Netflix made shows such as the Stranger Things , Narcos , Orange is the New Black etc. Downloading on Netflix is pretty fast too, compared to Amazon. You'll see a new "Download & Go" icon appear next to certain content to show it is available for offline viewing, or you can navigate to the "Available to download" section to see a selection of what's on offer.

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South Korea's President Park faces historic impeachment vote

The heads of South Korea's biggest corporate groups have started appearing at the country's National Assembly for an unprecedented hearing into the political scandal that appears poised to bring down President Park Geun-hye. In 2004, the court took about two months to review and overturn the impeachment of then-President Roh Moo-hyun. The comments suggest she is bracing for a Constitutional Court procedure that would determine her fate, according to South Korean media reports.

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TransMountain pipeline protesters take to streets in Vancouver

Despite what you hear from environmentalists, there appears to be a consensus that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau struck a good balance in his hard decision this week to approve the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion while killing the Northern Gateway project and banning oil tankers from B.C.'s northern coast.

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Russia: Syria suspends offensive in Aleppo to allow evacuation

The White Helmets rescue group on Thursday urged global organisations to protect its members in rebel-held parts of east Aleppo in the face of the advance by government forces. However, opposition activists said there was no halt to the government offensive. Egeland said Russian Federation had been told during the closed-door United Nations meeting that the creation of a humanitarian corridor meant a pause in the fighting.

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Donald & Ivanka Trump Meet With Al Gore On Climate Change

The president-elect has called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by the Chinese in order to sap American competitiveness. "I found it an extremely interesting conversation, and to be continued, and I'm just going to leave it at that", he added.

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Obama, politicians mourn death of John Glenn

If you remember, John was one of the original "Magnificent Seven" NASA astronauts and he was the first to circumnavigate the world in 1962. His death was announced by the John Glenn School of Public Affairs, the college that Glenn helped found at Ohio State University.

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Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote

SEOUL - South Korea's tax authorities said Thursday they have made public names of two business executives for not reporting their overseas bank accounts, a practice widely seen as an attempt to avoid taxes. Lawmakers in the three opposition parties - the Minjoo, People's and Justice party - vowed to resign if the impeachment bill fails to garner enough votes.

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Trump goes after a new target in latest screed: Carrier union leader

The United Steelworkers came to Jones' aid Wednesday night in a series of tweets aimed at Trump, calling Jones "a hero not a scapegoat", adding that Trump and others "know about Carrier because of his, members' tireless work since day 1 to save ALL jobs there".

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Aussies chasing 127 for day-night Test win

Lyon, whose position in the team has been in jeopardy, seemingly revived his career with a scintillating late display to finish with 3 for 48 from 17 overs. "It shows a lot about his character and what he wants to do and I guess that's kind of a template for what we're looking for", Smith added. "We can grow on what we've done in this Test match".

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Brexit referendum not legally binding, Supreme Court told

Barnier said Article 50 talks should be concluded in October 2018, with Britain, the European Parliament and other bodies then having five months to ratify the split. "There's a pretty powerful case made by Wolffe that the Sewel Convention is would be engaged by a piece of legislation that triggered Article 50", he said.

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Sprint partnering with Pokemon Go

While some of these issues, such as the in-game tracker, have been addressed, numerous aspects of the game remain open for a lot of improvement. Rumors circulating that most of the Starbucks store will be added as the new PokéStops or Gym Engadget reported.

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Republicans urge federal judge to halt MI recount

Goldsmith held a hearing on the recount Wednesday, but had not filed a ruling when the Board of State Canvassers made its decision. That unexpected hurdle, which was also present in other southeastern MI counties with communities of color such as Flint and Lansing and where Hillary Clinton won by the largest margins , emerged as the Trump campaign and Republicans pursued appeals in federal and state courts to block the recount.

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Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) Receives Outperform Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings Inc

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in PANW. Palo Alto Networks, Inc is a security company. Natixis raised its position in shares of Palo Alto Networks by 203.2% in the first quarter. Analysts had expected Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to post net income of about $0.63 per share on $8,147.41M in revenue. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts now stands at N/A.

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PMQs Brexit debate: David Lidington vs Emily Thornberry

He will face off against Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, who Labour are putting up to represent them. Commons Leader David Lidington, standing in for Prime Minister Theresa May at PMQs, labelled Labour "rudderless" and "drifting on Europe".

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Hawks end 7-game skid behind Howard, Millsap

Over the past five games he has posted 23.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 9.0 assists per game. They are 2-10 since starting the season 9-2. Goran Dragic added 21 points and Wayne Ellington scored 19, including four 3-pointers. Miami coach Erik Spoelstra wasn't pleased when referee CJ Washington called Johnson for a foul against the 6-foot-11 Howard in the first quarter. The Knicks outscored the Heat by ten in the second half alone.

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DingDong Is China's Answer to Echo

The Amazon Echo can be had for £119.99 (RRP £150) and the Echo Dot is yours for just £39.99 (RRP: £50). The appeal of smart speakers is twofold: they can add convenience while also acting as a central hub for all your devices. One of the Echo's key strengths is its strong integration with other platforms, something LingLong now lacks entirely. Amazon offered great sales as excellent as always.

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Google Pixel XL vs LG V20 - The Faster and Better One

The Pixel's attractive 1440 x 2560p resolution screen is the flawless showcase for its industry-leading camera and 4K video capabilities. However, apart from being solid, the real thing in the Pixel's navigation bar is the Google Assistant animation which is activated by pressing and holding the home button.

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Pearl Harbor survivors reconnect at ceremony

The US was unhappy with the way Japan treated China so they refused to trade with them-cutting off Japan's oil supply and other resources. That catastrophic attack killed 1,117 crewmen, a lot of them instantly, and 900 souls remain forever interred in the hull of the Arizona.

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Survivors gather for 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Gideon was also at the Battle of Midway during World War II, where he was injured. Harris has been the top USA military officer in the Asia-Pacific region since he took over the command in May 2015. The Arizona was sitting in Pearl Harbor when Japanese planes bombed it and other nearby ships on December 7, 1941. Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Bishop, from Youngstown, Ohio, participates in a tour of the USS Arizona Memorial.

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Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints

Detroit's defense picked Brees off three times , and while he threw for 326, he didn't have a touchdown pass. The Lions improved to 8-4 on the season. "We were able to show (Brees) some different looks he has never seen before and put him in some uncomfortable spots". Detroit K Matt Prater's 52-yard field goal in the fourth quarter kept him ideal this season on five tries of at least 50 yards.

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You Can Now Download Shows and Movies from Netflix

In addition to this feature, Netflix has also introduced the option of "enable/disable Wi-Fi only downloads". Netflix said some of its original programmes were already available to download and more would be made available in the future.

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Trump names retired four-star Gen. Kelly to head Homeland Security

Kelly, who joined the Marine Corps in 1970, retired earlier this year, wrapping up a final, three-year post as head of U.S. Southern Command. Kelly, 66 , would be tasked with overseeing border security, the hallmark of a Trump campaign that called for the erection of a massive wall along the U.S.

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Donald Trump talks climate change with Al Gore

Gore said Brown has been "forward-leaning and bold" and has provided "national leadership" on climate change . During the 2016 presidential race while campaigning for Democrat Hillary Clinton, Gore warned that Trump, "based on the ideas that he has presented, would take us toward a climate catastrophe".

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South Korea fines Volkswagen for advertising false emissions 07.12.2016

Dieselgate is not over and done with in South Korea, where the authorities will file criminal complaints against five former and current executives at Volkswagen's local unit, plus fine the company 37.3 billion won (RM142.5 million) for false advertising on vehicle emissions, according to Reuters .

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SpaceX aims for Dec. 16 return to flight, customer Iridium says

Thus, if the preliminary report for the September Falcon 9 explosion will be handed to the federal officials soon, SpaceX might resume their launches before December 2016 ends. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, uncertainties regarding potential delays in the Iridium NEXT deployment, the development and functionality of Iridium NEXT and related services, including Iridium Certus, and the company's ability to maintain the health, capacity and content of its ...

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Al Gore Met With Ivanka and Donald Trump Over Climate

Gore said it was his "own concern" with the "climate crisis" that prompted his powwow with the Trumps. "It was a honest search for areas of common ground". Fingers crossed Ivanka gets her choice for the next movie night at Trump Towers. In 2015, Donald Trump suggested that the United States should walk away from the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Obama defends counterterrorism plan before handover to Trump

Speaking to troops at the MacDill Air Force Base, home to US Special Operations Command and Central Command in Florida on Tuesday, Obama said the fight against terror should not come at the expense of civil rights and US democratic traditions.

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Innovation or a monopoly? AT&T, Time Warner go before Senate

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, cited concerns that a merger of this size would concentrate too much power in the hands of one company and he anxious that it might affect freedom of the press. The Dallas-based company acquired satellite-TV operator DirecTV for $48.5 billion previous year, and so far in 2016 it's lost more than 106,000 TV customers.

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Electoral College Skews Election

Mr Trump has been irked by his loss in the popular count , and he said he would have won it if he had campaigned harder in a smaller number of states. The city leans Democratic , but the state favors Republicans. Meanwhile, others turn out to be beneficial in such times to help understand why we need the Electoral College .

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Clinton Widens Popular Vote To 2.6 Million

He is urging the electors who will vote this month under the Electoral College system for president to keep Trump out of the White House. In one of the more weird twists in this incredibly freakish year, Donald Trump now questions the legitimacy of ballots cast in an election that he won.

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How to tell your kids the truth about Santa Claus

Let's face it, when you were a kid you weren't up all night anxiously awaiting a day of religious celebration and quality time spent with family members, you were excited for the presents. "I liked it when he asked me what present I want. I told him I want a new bike and a Wii U". "Dear Santa, I would like to get a cat". "We passed by this house and it was Santa Claus and it was the ideal timing", Hammell said.


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