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Google's Self-Driving Car Efforts Are Now a Standalone Company Called "Waymo"

Waymo also will work with Chrysler for a ride-sharing service deployment, Bloomberg reported Tuesday . "Since the early days of the project , our work has been shaped by feedback we've heard from the communities that will most benefit from self-driving cars", Krafcik said in a statement.

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Five things you need to know about Rogue One

Rebellion is not easy or fair-the ragtag crew struggling against the Empire takes diversity into a new galaxy (literally), everyone needs a bath and many have done things they're "not proud of" in service of the greater good. As it stands, you have a convoluted way of bringing your characters together on Jedha but it's undermined when it feels like Whitaker put more thought into Saw's freaky accent than the writers put into fleshing out the character.

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Donald Trump to announce Secretary of State today

In a statement released by Trump's transition team Tuesday, the president-elect praised Tillerson as "the embodiment of the American dream". Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised by U.S.

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Sunderland left with limited funds for January spending

Sunderland will need all of that experience with funds severely limited in the January transfer window. "In terms of my perspective going forward, I am thinking I am fortunate that we have a manager in David Moyes", said Bain. Bain added: "I believe Ellis has the interests of the club at heart and he wouldn't turn away anything that is beneficial to Sunderland football club".

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Below zero wind chills expected this weekend

On Friday afternoon, an upper trough will move in from eastern Colorado, bringing strong surface winds and near-record high temperatures. "We're looking at highs that are near our normal lows". MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Morris County, beginning Wednesday morning and lasting through the weekend.

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Dolly Parton gives support to wildfire victims, 'my people'

In addition fans can count on performances from Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Amy Grant, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss, Chris Janson, Big & Rich, Michael W. "My family show at Dollywood is called 'My People, ' and so we felt that would be the ideal thing, because it's about my people, the ones who aren't blood I could say are good neighbors and feel like family", Parton explained.

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Adobe updates Photoshop to use MacBook Pro's Touch Bar, with customization aplenty

On the bright side, Apple MacBook Pro 2016 sports a much-talked about feature dubbed as the Touch Bar; this is what gives it an edge over other similar devices, MacRumors reported . Since it's a proper display, it's dynamic and can do so much more than a row of keys. "I made the app for fun and to see what the Touch Bar is capable of in terms of running games", Henry Franks, who made the Pac-Bar app, told VentureBeat.

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Congressman's tweetstorm expertly sums up Rex Tillerson's conflict of interest with Russian Federation

US President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising him as a successful worldwide dealmaker who leads a global operation. CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state Tuesday, a decision that has Republicans and Democrats alike up in arms, because of Tillerson's close ties to Russian Federation.

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How Sony Successfully Sold 50 Million 'PlayStation 4' Units?

Four months in a row, Microsoft and the Xbox One had been finding their footing against Sony with the Xbox One Slim. 2016 has proven to be a great year for gaming, especially for those who happen to own either a PS4 or Xbox One (or both).

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Ohio board to finalize details as Glenn set to lie in state

After two suborbital flights by Alan Shepard Jr. and Gus Grissom, it was up to Glenn to be the first American to orbit the Earth. Glenn set the record as the oldest person in space in 1998 when he flew aboard the space shuttle Discovery at the age of 77.

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Bill English to be New Zealand's PM

English said that while his Catholic faith was an important influence, it wouldn't define him as a prime minister. As finance minister, his key policies included moves to partly privatise several state-owned energy firms and Air New Zealand, cutting personal tax and corporate tax rates and increasing the goods and services tax.

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Stocks in Review Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY)

VNBTrust National Association raised its stake in Cisco Systems by 0.3% in the third quarter. According to sentiments of 28 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company's stock is marked at $33.11. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 4th. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 3.4%. Cisco Systems's dividend payout ratio is 49.52%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was originally posted by Marea Informative and is the sole property of of Marea ...

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Senate Democrats Gearing Up For Fight Over Trump's EPA Pick

The east coast states are investigating Exxon over whether it misled investors by spending years obscuring the risks posed by climate change. The mainstream press is also doing its part to discredit Pruitt, with The Guardian mocking him as having "spoken darkly of a "climate change agenda" that threatens the economy and even free speech" and lumping him together with other Republicans as questioning the "overwhelming" scientific evidence of man-made global warming.

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Cyclone Vardah: South India coast battered, 10 killed

Officials in National Disaster Response force said that "the death toll rose to 10 in Tamil Nadu i.e 4 in Chennai , 2 in Kancheepuram, 2 in Tiruvallur, 1 in Villupuram and1 in Nagapattinam". Steps were being taken to distribute food to them, they said. Mobile phones, landlines and cable networks, however, remained inoperative. Almost 100 buses were arranged at different stations to facilitate stranded passengers from destinations such as Sholingur and others on the Chennai ...

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Jews Are The Best Educated Of All Religious Groups Around The World

The vast majority of Jews live in either the USA or Israel, highly developed countries with high levels of education overall. In Europe, the continent that is known for producing highly-skilled professionals, Hindus enjoy 15.5 years of formal schooling, on average, compared with 12 years for non-Hindu Europeans.

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Arctic Blast, Saturday Snow/Mix

A blast of arctic air is expected to wallop the tri-state area later this week, sending temperatures plunging into the 20s with frigid wind chills making it feel much colder, Storm Team 4 says. Still, it offers a messy early Saturday morning period with significant icing before a changeover to rain. There is a chance for a snow shower in spots to herald the arrival of the colder air.

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Union puts new PM on 90-day trial

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett was elected as deputy prime minister. English said priority for his government was ensuring the most needy were given opportunities. Over the past few years, he has also successfully returned surpluses on government's books. "You'll see probably a typical finance minister with some interest in particular areas", Mr Joyce said as he walked into the vote.

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Trump picks Rick Perry as energy secretary

Protesters of the pipeline recently celebrated a victory when an Obama administration official announced they would "explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing". The Obamaadministration blocked construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline through North Dakota and South Dakota's Lake Oahe reservoir, although Trump has said he supports construction of the pipeline.

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Bill Gates to lead $1B clean energy investment fund

Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV ) was unveiled yesterday, as a spin-off from the Breakthrough Energy Coalition that was launched by Gates 12 months ago with a view to increasing investment in early-stage clean tech research. The fund will invest the funds over a period of 20 years and will invest in all companies that require funding, whether it is seed funding or money for commercialization.

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Syria has taken control of eastern Aleppo from ISIS

Russia's United Nations ambassador says all military action in eastern Aleppo has ended and the Syrian government has re-established control over the former rebel-held area. He added that "the Syrian government has re-established control over eastern Aleppo". On Monday, staff members of the last remaining clinic in rebel-held territory in Aleppo huddled in a shelter as Syrian government forces pushed in.

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Richard Sherman calls Thursday games 'poopfest'

The whole notion of Thursday Night Football - putting exhausted, often-injured players on the field for entertainment - is "hypocritical", Sherman said on Tuesday, considering the NFL's player safety push in recent years. Sherman's chief complaint is the limited rest between games. Today, he battled the fatigue and short week brought on by the Thursday Night Football schedule.

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Apple launches iOS 10.2 update for iPhone; unfolds new emojis

The Emergency SOS feature in the devices of the Apple iOS 10.2 can also be disabled by turning the feature off as revealed by the report in Forbes . The widget will show you the latest videos that were recorded and added to the Camera Roll. People are comparing the new Gorilla emoji to Harambe, a gorilla that was killed over fears it was going to hurt a boy who fell into its sanctuary in Cincinnati Zoo.

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Grammy Awards: The nominees in top categories

Like Beyonce, Adele is also nominated for album, record and song of the year . The boys daring to show some muscle in the category are Drake with " Views ", Justin Bieber with " Purpose " and Sturgill Simpson - this year's Chris Stapleton - with " A Sailor's Guide to Earth ".

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Beijing 'seriously concerned' by Trump's One China remarks

It also suggested that if Trump supports Taiwan independence or weapons sales then China "would have no grounds to partner with Washington on global affairs" and could offer military and other support to USA opponents. Geng Shuang , a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, said that established policy is the "political foundation" of any diplomatic relationship between China and the USA, and that any damage to it could render cooperation between both sides to be " out of the question ".

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British MPs back Theresa May's Brexit timetable

A lawyer at the court said that even if parliament did vote in favor of the March deadline, that would make no difference to his case that parliament, not ministers, had the power to authorize triggering Brexit talks. He said that if the government failed to a sufficiently detailed plan, Labour would challenge it again, he said, adding that the party aimed to head off a "hard Brexit ".

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Capito Statement on Selection of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator

This standard is, of course, no standard at all, but rather base climate politics disguised as settled science. "To think that we don't care about that, and somehow are being led to sacrifice those things...not accurate", Pruitt told the Financial Times .

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Schools shut, thousands evacuated as cyclone bears down on south India

TV footage showed cars toppling under the force of gushing winds and heavy rain in Chennai , the state capital of Tamil Nadu where devastating floods past year killed at least 250 people. The Tamil Nadu government has also asked private offices to allow their staff to take a day off or work from home. Chennai global airport was shut for nearly 12 hours but resumed operations on Tuesday, an airport official said.

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Republican Wins Final Senate Race Of 2016 In Louisiana Runoff

The 4th District race between Republican Mike Johnson and Democrat Marshall Jones was less attack-laden. In addition, both Trump and Vice-President-elect Mike Pence campaigned for Kennedy, a former Democrat who switched parties in 2007, and this year ran a mostly antiestablishment campaign.

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Marine aviator, space hero and lawmaker John Glenn has passed

President-elect Donald Trump said the U.S. "lost a great pioneer of air and space". Glenn was also important when he was Earth-bound. "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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Samsung Pay Mini to focus on Android after Apple rejection

The paper quoted a Samsung Electronics representative as saying, "After Apple rejected registration of Samsung Pay Mini onto its app store, we have made a decision to focus on Smartphones with Android OS". But given Samsung Pay won't launch on App Store, therefore Apple will enjoy its payment monopoly to the finest. It isn't clear when or why Apple rejected the app.

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Is Lupe Fiasco Retiring From Music?

He continued to ask his followers how his lyrics were anti-semitic. The rapper finished off by announcing that he will no longer release music and has canceled his albums. After being called out for the anti-Semitic lyrics and defending himself with an extended Twitter rant, the Chicago rapper now says he's done with releasing new music.

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John Glenn's casket to be escorted from Capitol to Ohio St.

FILE - In this February 20, 1962, file photo , astronaut John Glenn sits next to the Friendship 7 space capsule atop an Atlas rocket at Cape Canaveral, Fla., during preparations for his flight which made him the first American to orbit the Earth.

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Mercedes hits currency recall speed bump, lowers sales target

Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO for Mercedes Benz India, told reporters, "In October, when we came out of the diesel ban in Delhi-NCR, we were still looking for double-digit growth in sales from a year ago, but demonetisation has had an impact".

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Men Should Avoid Rock Music When Playing Board Games, Say Scientists

It's all about concentration says a new study published by the Imperial College London and the Royal College of Music . They gave the volunteers headphones playing one of three tracks: the Andante from Mozart's sonata for two pianos , " Thunderstruck " by AC/DC, or the sound of an operating theatre.

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US defense secretary arrives in Iraq to assess Mosul fight

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter arrived in Baghdad on Sunday for talks with Iraqi officials on the war against the Daesh terrorist group. The Iraqi army's ongoing battle against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) to liberate the northern city of Mosul from the terrorist group is being carried out with the help of the country's popular forces, Hakim said during a press conference in Tehran on Monday.


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