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Feathered Dinosaur Tail Found in Asian Amber Market

According to IGN , the researchers were convinced that the specimen did not belong to a bird since the tail vertebrae are articulated while birds and their family possess fused tail vertebrae. Scientists have conducted CT scans of the tail segment and also examined it with a microscope. The feathered tail of the dinosaur is about the size and shape of a dried apricot that revealed eight vertebrae.

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Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day online spending soars

Online holiday shopping has accounted for $36.5 billion in online revenue, a 7.1% increase annually in sales. "This Cyber Monday we've got more deals-thousands of deals-with new deals launching every five minutes", said Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of Amazon Retail.

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S. Korea enters crucial week with impeachment vote on Park

Her powers are suspended and a constitutional court will now decide whether to remove her from her post. The South Korean and US forces have mobilized more surveillance and unmanned reconnaissance planes and are ready to instantly respond if there are any signs of provocations by the North, he said.

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Japanese leader Shinzo Abe to visit Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama

Shinzo Abe, Prime minister of Japan, will visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama later this month. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, File). It is unlikely that Abe will apologise for Pearl Harbor either. F-22 fighter jets flying in formation overhead broke the silence afterward. In Nagoaka, the fireworks have long served as a reminder of the more than 1,400 people who died in USA aerial firebombing attacks on the city during the final weeks of the war.

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How banks are coping with the cash crunch

It will also be worthwhile to keep a threshold beyond which cash payments should not be allowed, Nimish Goel, heads Indirect Tax at International Business Advisors said. RBI also said banks would have to carefully monitor and report the trends in issuance of bank notes across ATMs and bank counters. As of now an individual can withdraw upto Rs 24000 from branches in a week which includes withdrawal of Rs 2500 from ATMs in a day.

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KFC Has Made a Fried Chicken-Scented Candle

The company didn't specify what the candle smells like, but the name suggests the colonel's original recipe. Hand-crafted by the chicken company's very own digital marketing manager Enna Ye, the candles are, unsurprisingly, limited-edition.

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Car Company Offering Red Light-Reading Vehicles in Las Vegas

But it does more than that: As you drive, the display shows whether the next traffic light you will come to will be red or green when you get there, if you're driving at the speed limit - and if it'll be red, how long it will be before it turns green, so you can gently back off the loud pedal and arrive just after the last vehicle ahead of you has pulled away.

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Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case

The two hi-tech behemoths went to court over the designs that have now become commonplace on most popular smartphones, with a court ruling in 2012 in favor of Apple. Apple, Samsung and the Court all concluded that it could mean a single component rather than a finished, completed product. After a more than eight-year crackdown on Wall Street cheating, USA attorney Preet Bharara was forced to toss more than a dozen insider trading convictions over the past year.

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Former US astronaut, Senator John Glenn dies in OH at 95

Glenn died at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he was hospitalized for more than a week, said Hank Wilson, communications director for the John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Two years later , Glenn's name was among those running mate for Democratic presidential nominee Jimmy Carter, but Carter ended up picking Sen Walter Mondale of Minnesota.

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'Fat shaming' Santa hospitalized after his comments went viral

A former Santa Claus who made headlines after being accused of body-shaming a young boy during his shift has been hospitalized for a blood clot in his lung. "I've never seen anything like it. What set me off is when he started crying". Anthony's mother, Ashley, was left "mind-blown", by the encounter.

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Andamans braces for Cyclone Vardah, 1400 tourists still stuck in two islands

The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr. Udit Prakash Rai , said the administration would compensate those who have suffered loss because of the weather conditions. They also complained of problems in extending bookings in hotels. Two passenger vessels of the Andaman Shipping Services, MV Rani Lakshmi and MV Kamorta, were sent to Havelock to evacuate almost 1,100 tourists , but both the vessels had to turn back to Port Blair because of high waves in the sea.

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Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration

Though the Trump team's announcement said specifically that Mr. Giuliani had taken himself out of the running on November 29, on Friday morning, a top adviser for Mr. "The whole thing was becoming kind of very confusing and very hard for the president-elect". "He is and continues to be a close personal friend, and as appropriate, I will call upon him for advice and can see an important place for him in the administration at a later date".

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Modi, 8 CMs pay homage to Jayalalithaa

Panneerselvam, was sworn in as chief minister. She entered politics in the early 1980s, under the guidance of Ramachandran, and after his death in 1987 declared herself his political heir and took control of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam party.

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Russian space cargo ship has crashed due to a malfunction, agency says

Shortly after the spacecraft was reported lost by the Russian space agency, social media reports of fireballs and other suspected debris began to surface in southern Siberia. Russian Federation sends at least three supply ships to the station each year - they then fall back to earth and burn up in the atmosphere above the Pacific.

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Wells Fargo Announces Date for Reporting November Customer Activity in Retail Banking

Svenska Handelsbanken AB publ acquired a new position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co. during the second quarter worth approximately $15,118,000. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -3%. Investors of record on Friday, November 4th will be given a $0.38 dividend. It has a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ratio turned negative, as 112 funds sold all Wells Fargo & Co shares owned while 683 reduced positions.

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Samsung issuing update to stop recalled Galaxy Note 7 from charging

But Verizon won't go along with the update, saying it doesn't want to brick its users' phones in case they need them for an emergency or help navigating during the holiday season. The update will not be distributed to Verizon phones at the choice of the carrier, not Samsung. The Galaxy Note 7 devices in the United States are now restricted from charging more than 60%.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Getting New Maps and Modes

As well as the new maps, existing map Crash appears to be getting a festive makeover with a new "24/7 Winter Crash Playlist" starting December 20. Finally, a bonus map will be added for Christmas time known as Winter Crash , which is the same map with a Christmas twist on it. Additionally, gamers will get to have access to a 24/7 Winter Crash playlist by December 20.

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Barack Obama says he 'absolutely' faced racism in office

President-elect Donald Trump was among those who propagated myths about his predecessor's nationality before finally admitting in September this year, " President Barack Obama was born in the United States". CNN's Fareed Zakaria spoke with President Obama for his big primetime special tonight on the president's legacy, and one of the issues they touched on was race in America in the past eight years.

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Winter storm expected to hit Thursday, bring 3-6 inches of snow

Southeast winds of 10-15 miles per hour with gusts up to 25 miles per hour could cause visibility issues Saturday afternoon. Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Wednesday night , with a low around 29. After the snow departs, "even colder air will arrive" and bring below normal temperatures through the middle of next week, according to the forecast for southeastern Wisconsin.

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Coming Up: The Successor Of Toyota 86

Furthermore, he said that the 86 will live on past the current generation and that, "sporty cars go through their phases. It's our intention to continue with that vehicle", affirmed Karl Schlicht, the boss of Toyota's European division, in an interview with British magazine Autocar .

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BBC iPlayer to show Planet Earth II in 'unprecedented' Ultra HD

Millions of viewers across the nation have been enjoying the new series of Planet Earth but you're not alone if you've been aching to see it in glorious 4K resolution. Dan Taylor-Watt, head of BBC iPlayer, continued: "The extra quality HLG brings to Ultra HD needs to be seen to be believed". Well, we've got a handy guide explaining exactly that here: What is Hybrid Log Gamma and why should you care? Filming Planet Earth II provided the ideal opportunity to capture the BBC's world-class ...

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Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Position Decreased by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

Tesla Motors Inc . has a 1-year low of $141.05 and a 1-year high of $269.34. The stock appeared -28.61% below its 52-week highs and is down -2.25% for the last five trades. On a number scale from 1 to 5, a 5 would represent a Strong Sell recommendation. 11/28/2016 - Tesla Motors, Inc . had its "perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer.

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Nonprofit Releases Annual List of Safest Vehicles for 2017

IIHS says there were fewer vehicles in contention for the top rating , thanks to the headlights requirement. To get the designation, the industry-funded organization now requires "acceptable" or "good" results in its engineers' tests of how well roads can be seen in the dark.

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Census Bureau releases 2011 to '15 American Community Survey five-year statistics

Almost three in four county residents own their own home, and slightly more than half are married, while more than two in five work outside Beaver County, according to five-year estimates from 2011 to 2015 from the American Community Survey .

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Impeachment vote due in South Korea

But with nothing officially to do, it's uncertain how she'll spend her days during the up-to-six months the country's Constitutional Court has to decide whether to accept the impeachment and formally end her presidency. South Korea is a regional lynchpin and stalwart USA ally, and the outcome of a general election, should the court rule that Park step down, could have security and economic implications in Asia and beyond.

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Trump President-elect picks fossil fuel ally to head environment agency

For these regulations, which include the Clean Power Plan that requires states to cut carbon output, along with vehicle emissions standards, Pruitt will have just a handful of options, none of them easy, and almost all of them triggering drawn out legal battles against well-funded environmental groups and attorneys general from Democratic Party-controlled states.

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Trump selects Iowa governor as ambassador to China, stirring tech suite uncertainty

Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. China's Foreign Ministry has called Branstad an "old friend of the Chinese people", and welcomed his selection. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to appoint officials to his administration, with reports he plans to nominate retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security.

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Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists

Pruitt has also led the fight over the Clean Water Act, also called the Waters of the United States rule, which asserts federal jurisdiction over every stream and wetlands in the U.S. Mr Trump has also hinted in interviews that he might actually support global climate deals. The decision to tap AG Pruitt is one that suggests the NY businessman intends to make good on his campaign promises to coal country and one that earned the president-elect approval from some of his most staunch ...

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Google to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy in 2017

That's significant, given Google's ravenous appetite for electricity to power its offices and the huge data centers that process requests on its dominant search engine, store Gmail, YouTube video clips and photos for more than a billion people.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

In comparing to recent show, this number quarter ago was $9.6. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC raised its stake in shares of Qualcomm by 5.3% in the second quarter. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 30th will be issued a $0.53 dividend. The stock remained 2.27% volatile for the week and 2.46% for the month.

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Oklahoma governor applauds Pruitt nomination to lead EPA

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency is Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Mr Pruitt has been a harsh opponent of Mr Obama's measures to curb climate change and has helped lead a legal effort by some states to throw out an integral piece of Mr Obama's climate change strategy that requires states to curb carbon output.

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Nasa is now on Pinterest and GIPHY

When NASA isn't sending spacecraft into the great unknown or snapping jaw-dropping photos of Saturn, apparently the agency spends its free time making GIFs. On Pinterest, NASA will be creating pinboards of new and historic events. NASA said in a release that pinboards on its Pinterest page contain content related to topics including aeronautics, astrophysics, Earth science and human space flight.

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Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

So, uh, what the hell, man". Biden later added that "I'm not committing to anything", but "fate has a unusual way of intervening". On the show, Biden also addressed his decision not to run for president this year, saying that while the election results disappointed him, his decision to pass on a run was the right one .

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'Godspeed, John Glenn': Tributes pour in for former astronaut

Senator from OH, died Thursday, the Columbus Dispatch reported . U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, said, "What made John Glenn a great senator was the same quality that made him a great astronaut and an iconic American hero: He saw enormous untapped potential in the nation he loved, and he had faith that America could overcome any challenge".

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Detroit Lions Troll ESPN Experts Who Unanimously Picked Them to Lose (Tweet)

Entering Week 13, this team is now first in the league in both total yards and passing yards per game. Curiously, the Lions converted only five of 12 on third down, but were aided by three first downs via penalty. On Detroit's lone touchdown drive, Stafford completed all eight of his passes for 85 yards. The Saints dipped to 5-7 overall. Their passing attack is tops in the National Football League, averaging 330.6 yards per contest.


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