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Trump to pick Okla. attorney general for EPA

Environmental groups and former Obama officials bristled at the choice of Pruitt. In an opinion article published earlier this year by National Review , Pruitt suggested that the debate over global warming "is far from settled " and claimed "scientists continue to disagree about the degree and extent of global warming and its connection to the actions of mankind".

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Needham Indicates Potential 28.92% Increase In Shares Of Finisar Corporation

The company had revenue of $369.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $364.29 million. Finisar Corp. has a 1-year low of $11.26 and a 1-year high of $34.99. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 43,433 shares in the company, valued at $1,150,974.50. Strs Ohio now owns 6,500 shares of the company's stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the period.

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First American to orbit Earth, John Glenn dies at 95

No matter where he travelled in the United States, across the world, or even into outer space, Senator Glenn was always proud to call New Concord, Ohio home. NASA credits Johnson (played by Taraji P. Henson) with "verifying the calculations made by early electronic computers of John Glenn's 1962 launch to orbit and the 1969 Apollo 11 trajectory to the moon".

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No. 1 Alabama vs No. 15 Florida in SEC Championship game

ATLANTA (AP ) - This was merely an annoyance for Alabama, a chance to add another trophy to its overflowing cases. When you watch this it is hard to imagine anyone beating the Crimson Tide as Nick Saban's players are just so athletically dominant and they seem to be moving at a different speed.

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Some ECB Governors Said to Have Pushed for 12-Month QE Extension

The S&P 500 was 0.2% higher and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.4% in early trade. "If in the meantime the outlook becomes less favourable or if financial conditions become inconsistent with further progress towards a sustained adjustment of the path of inflation, the Governing Council intends to increase the program in terms of size and/or duration", he said.

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Eric Bledsoe scores 30, Suns hold off Lakers 119-115

Phoenix blew almost all of its 18-point lead in the second half, but hung on for just its seventh victory of the season after losing five of its previous six. That's the biggest four-game scoring performance by a reserve since the National Basketball Association began keeping track of starts in 1970, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Meghan Trainor Scraps Remaining 2016 Tour Dates due to Illness

The All About That Bass hitmaker took to Instagram on Thursday morning (08Dec16) to break the news to fans, revealing she has been ordered to rest her voice. "I'm going to go home and rest so I can get back to see you all as soon as I can". Meghan Trainor canceled her remaining 2016 concerts Thursday due to lingering illness.

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Current Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $30

Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) shares now have a mean rating of 2.20 while 12 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 6 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 4 commented as "HOLD". The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2016/12/09/micron-technology-inc-mu-now-covered-by-citigroup-inc.html.

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Andhra Pradesh CM launches purse mobile app for cashless transactions

As part of the meeting, Naidu, apart from the RBI brass, met bankers like SBI chair Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar, Aditya Puri of HDFC Bank, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma, and PS Jayakumar of Bank of Baroda and also National Payments Corporation chief AP Hota.

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President Obama orders flags lowered for Glenn

Ohio Governor John Kasich said Glenn will always be "Ohio's ultimate hometown hero". On 20 February 1962, he blasted off solo from Cape Canaveral aboard a cramped capsule on an Atlas rocket to a new frontier for Americans. "He is a NASA hero for making the world going around, being that first American to orbit the earth". Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, D-33rd, said, "Statesmen like John Glenn come along once in a lifetime".

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Netflix Announces Download Service to Watch Content Offline

This highly-anticipated feature was unveiled on Wednesday morning, and it has rolled out for the Netflix apps on iOS and Android devices . The company said in an email to CNNMoney it is working with "lots" of partners globally on securing downloading rights "for the bulk of the content on our service".

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Hulu rolls out user profiles, including one for kids

Hulu is also offering a specific "Kids" profile, which is the same thing Netflix offers. For $7.99 a month, you get access to Hulu's content library, but for an extra $4.00 a month, you can enjoy a commercial-free experience. Hulu says that profiles are beginning their rollout today to the most popular Hulu devices, and will be available to everyone in the coming weeks.

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Hundreds of Russian Olympians part of 'institutional conspiracy' in doping scandal

Calgarians Sam Edney, Alex Gough, Justin Snith and Tristan Walker missed out on a medal by a tenth of a second, placing fourth in the team relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. McLaren said he was unfazed by Russian criticism of the report. On Friday, Mutko was implicated in widespread evidence detailed by Canadian investigator Richard McLaren that he oversaw a state-backed doping program as sports minister.

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Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

The House passed Senate Bill 127 by a vote of 64-29, and returned it to the Senate which concurred, 23-8, with a change made by the House. The Heartbeat Bill isn't the only restrictive abortion law being considered by Ohio's Legislature .

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John Glenn, astronaut and senator, to lie in state in Ohio

Astronaut and US Senator John Glenn, his wife Annie, and the crew of the recently completed Space Shuttle Discovery mission parade in New York's "Canyon of Heroes" as the crew is given a ticker tape parade in 1998. Artifacts inside the building include Glenn's orbital map, his pilot helmet and flight gloves, and an array of mission control consoles from his Friendship 7 flight on February 20, 1962.

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Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Paris banned cars from circulation based on whether their licence plates ended with odd or even numbers. The city of Paris has made all its public transport free for the past three days in response to smog covering the French capital.

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Judge to rule Monday on Pennsylvania recount

A federal judge has ordered Michigan's Board of Elections to stop the state's electoral recount. While the presidential recount in MI has been shut down by court order, the ongoing recount in Wisconsin is 82 percent complete- and shows little change in results.

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Rogue One keeps Star Wars excitement alive

Last week we told you Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (侠盗一号:星球大战外传) had secured cinematic release on the Chinese mainland. When asked about "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" George Lucas didn't have the same glowing praise that he had for " Star Wars: Rogue One ".

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Central Intelligence Agency concluded Russian Federation attempted to help Trump win White House

The sharp pushback to revelations in The Washington Post , which followed an earlier CNN report on alleged Russian interference in the election, represented a startling rebuke from an incoming White House to the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Trump's ties to 'Apprentice' raises conflict issues for NBC

President-elect Donald Trump says he played a role in choosing his replacement host for The Celebrity Apprentice , the reality show which he still partially owns after hosting for more than a decade. TV Personality Donald Trump attends the " Celebrity Apprentice All Stars" Season 13 Press Conference at Jack Studios on October 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Trump taps another general, nominating John Kelly for secretary of homeland security

A massive department created in the wake of 9/11, Homeland Security duties range from counter-terrorism to enforcing immigration laws. -Mexican border represents a national security threat. Kelly, who would likely play a significant role in the planning and implementation of Trump's proposed border wall as the director of Homeland Security, has publicly discussed potential threats along the southern border of the US.

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First American Astronaut To Orbit Earth, John Glenn, Dies Aged 95

The water and graphite portrait depicts Glenn, then 77, his head bowed in contemplation ahead of the nine-day mission during which he would become the oldest astronaut to reach space. Moore, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, tweeted his sadness, describing Glenn as an inspirational "history-maker".

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Andaman issues warning as depression intensifies into Cyclone Vardah

The Visakhapatnam Cyclone Warning Centre (CWC) said Cyclone Vardah, which has caused heavy to very heavy rains over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, lay centred in the Bay of Bengal at about 1,000 km southeast off the Visakhapatnam coast in the early hours of Friday.

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Aston Martin Remakes the Fabled DB4 GT-Costing $1.9 Million

The cars will be built by the brand's historic arm, Aston Martin Works, at Newport Pagnell, where the original auto was constructed from 1959. Aston Martin clearly recognizes this, so that's why it announced today that it's launching a continuation program for the racy DB4 G.T.

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Trump taps Oklahoma AG to lead EPA

Pruitt on Wednesday held his second meeting with Trump , who takes office on January 20. Shortly after Pruitt's name surfaced as Trump's pick to lead the EPA, Democratic voices began speaking out against him. The shift away from coal, he testified , was not the result "of the heavy hand of the EPA", but of market forces in Oklahoma and other states that have unleashed an abundance of cheaper natural gas.

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Trump taps Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

Pruitt is well-known nationally for his legal battles against regulations being passed down from the EPA now under the Obama administration. Mr Pruitt's selection came despite a softer tone Mr Trump has struck on environmental regulation since his November 8 election.

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Joseph Mascolo, who played Stefano DiMera on "Days", dies at 87

To generations of his fans, actor Joseph Mascolo was the soap opera super villain who could not die. Joseph Mascolo joined the Days of Our Lives cast in 1982, and returned periodically until leaving permanently earlier this year. Stefano's "supposed death" list on Wikipedia lists about a dozen of such efforts; the character survived crumbling pyramids, vehicle crashes, a brain tumor, and even getting shot by the show's longtime heroes, Marlena (Deidre Hall) and John Black (Drake ...

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Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized

NASA credits Johnson (played by Taraji P. Henson ) with "verifying the calculations made by early electronic computers of John Glenn's 1962 launch to orbit and the 1969 Apollo 11 trajectory to the moon". Ed Harris also played Glenn in Philip Kaufman's Oscar-winning 1983 movie "The Right Stuff" about the Mercury 7 program. Paul chapman, now a retired principal, remembers the photo he took with Glenn and the school report he wrote as a boy that Glenn autographed.

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Everything you need to know about the Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary commemoration

Attendees included Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of the Navy Region Hawaii, and Japanese Consul General Yasushi Misawa. The visit is scheduled for December 26th, and the White House says it will "showcase the power of reconciliation that has turned former adversaries into the closest of allies".

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Analyst Activity - Barclays PLC Reiterates Equal Weight on Fitbit (NYSE:FIT)

This trend could improve, and Fitbit's focus on the health segment could increase adoption, but it will do so at a slower pace. Pebble Acquisition Not MaterialCommenting on Fitbit's acquisition of some of Pebble's assets, including personnel and IP-related to software and firmware development, the analyst noted it is a "positive", the firm's analyst wrote.

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Activists say IS push killed 49 Syrian soldiers

The opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll in the two towns at 12, including three children. The government-owned al-Ikhbariya TV showed civilians on foot and at least one bus snaking through the Ballour crossing, and said they were coming from the Saleheen, Fardous and Sheikh Saeed neighborhoods in the southern part of eastern Aleppo .

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Supreme Court Rules Samsung Won't Owe Apple $400 Million Over Patent Violations

CNBC quoted an Apple spokesperson saying "Our case has always been about Samsung's blatant copying of our ideas, and that was never in dispute". Samsung has countered throughout the process that the company is not liable for the whole phone, but just the parts of the phone that infringe on Apple's design patents.

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SpaceX's 1st launch since rocket blast now bumped to January

But the company still needs to finish its anomaly report, and have the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration sign off on the findings, before returning the Falcon 9 to flight. The extra time would allow additional testing to assure the next launches are successful. In preparation for the impending launch, the satellite payload and launch vehicle are on site at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Facebook can't get ad metrics right, reveals more measurement errors

Facebook's discrepancy in tallies of likes and shares for web links could also impact the accuracy of recent research by academics and publications on how fake news stories spread on the social network during the presidential campaign cycle.

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Astronaut John Glenn dies at 95

When I learned the former U.S. Senator from OH had died at the age of 95, my thoughts raced back over the decades to 1962 when I was a kid looking at the television coverage of the blast off of his space vehicle. His early military service took him to the Marshall Islands, where he flew 59 combat missions during WWII, and then to Guam and Korea during the Korean War, before he was selected as one of the Mercury astronauts in the nation's inaugural space mission.


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