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Cyclone Vardah Kills Two In Andhra Pradesh

The cyclone was accompanied by heavy to very heavy rains , which left Chennai drenched. "I request you to urgently sanction the release of an "on account" payment of Rs 1,000 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund to the Government of Tamil Nadu to enable immediate relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction measures to proceed expeditiously", he said.

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The Nike Inc. (NKE) Decreased by the Cowen and Company

The 12-month price target is $70.52 with nine analysts rating the company a strong buy, fifteen analysts rating the company a buy, eight analysts rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero analysts rating the company a sell.

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Polar Vortex: How Will It Impact This Week's Weather?

Wind chill advisories are likely to be posted as the week progresses, along with a wind advisory because of the strong gusts. Wednesday the vortex arrives in Chicago and Minneapolis and sweeps through the Northeast on Thursday . When the jet stream is strong and keeps the polar vortex bottled up north, temperatures can fall to minus 100 degrees. It is also not related to every push of cold air.

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Xiaomi Launches New Electric Scooter

Interestingly, the Mi Electric Scooter can be folded with just a button press and takes just three seconds to compress itself. Other features include a 1.1W high brightness LED front light that lights up the path ahead, up to six meters and has a red warning light too along with four LED power indicators.

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Do you want to help with a bird count?

The free, family-friendly program will teach novice birders about the count's history and importance and to search for winter bird species like bald eagles, great black-backed gull and other species. Beginning birders will be able to join a group that includes at least one experienced birdwatcher. "It gives them an opportunity to learn and develop a passion for the natural world".

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Analyst Update

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) closed at -0.33% settling the price on the $12.10 per share in latest trading session ended on 12/12/2016. The company's stock has grown by -29.03 percent in the past 5 years. Analysts covering PE have assigned a consensus short term price target of $43.43. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.83% of the company's stock.

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Apple pulls down Watch update that bricked Series 2 devices

Those who got their Apple Watches bricked were instructed to the Apple Watch help section on their website, via a red exclamation point on their devices. If that doesn't help, Apple's remedy is to send the device in for fix. However, after complaints from device bricking, Apple has since pulled the update.

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Attorney General says hate crimes are stain on America's "soul"

Thank you for reading and relying on TulsaWorld.com for your news and information. Recently released Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show a 67 percent surge in hate crimes against Muslims in 2015, the highest total since the year of the September 11 terror attacks.

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Beware Netflix! Amazon Prime Video to Go Official in India Today

The video streaming service is now listed on India's Google Play Store and Apple App Store , and supports Amazon India credentials for login. Prime membership is required to make a purchase on your TV. Reportedly, the company had partnered with Karan Johar's Dharma Productions , Mukesh Bhatt's Vishesh Films, and Bhushan Kumar's T-Series to stream their existing and upcoming projects.

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Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as USA secretary of state

He will nearly certainly draw strong opposition from Democrats due to Exxon's history of fighting rules meant to slow global warming, among other reasons. I expect the U.S. "I don't make decisions based on what's good for the U.S". But he has been no less aggressive in pursuing Exxon's interests, even when those interests differed from Washington's .

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This two-year-old provides the only Planet Earth II commentary you'll ever need

Now, to mark the series' sign-off, the BBC has unveiled this behind-the-scenes video , showing Sir David hard at work on his scripts that accompany the images before us. "But it's also sobering". Part of the programme followed hundreds of baby turtles moments after they had hatched. "Yet, it's on this connection that the future of both humanity and the natural world will depend.

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Merkel says Germany will stick to one-China policy

The comments by Wang and Geng are the strongest public condemnation China has made of Trump's criticisms of current American policy toward Taiwan. "Upholding the "one China" principle is the political basis for developing China-U.S. has maintained close unofficial ties with Taiwan over the years. Trump said it would have been disrespectful to not take the call from the Taiwan leader congratulating him on his election, saying he had a couple hours notice that the call was coming, not weeks or ...

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Former SEAL Zinke tapped for Interior secretary

Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the job. The department oversees the management of more than 500 million acres of federal public lands, including close to 400 national parks and federal monuments, not to mention numerous dams and reservoirs. Jon Testor in 2018, Montana Republicans might be forced to scramble to find a new Senate candidate if the former Navy SEAL and House Member becomes Interior secretary.

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Anna Wintour and Kanye West Met With Donald Trump Today

Nevertheless, Breitbart - the alt-right-leaning news outlet which offered Trump resounding support before and after the site's executive chair, Bannon, left to run Trump's campaign in August 2016 - called the report "alarming" in a 2014 article and said it signaled a "lack of engagement and interest" by the president.

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Democratic Senators Demand Probe By Commission On Russian Role In US Election

Earlier today, he told NPR's Steve Inskeep why he thinks it's important. "There's no doubt about the hacking.my campaign in 2008 was hacked into". "This simply can not be a partisan issue". "We don't want to point a finger", Schumer said on CBS News on Monday. "We will have a special - additional subcommittee on cyber that my friend Lindsey Graham, I'm hoping, will be the".

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Facebook introduces portal for parents

We've compiled some basic information and tips to help you and your child stay safe on Facebook and get the best out of your experience. While the Parents Portal is said to be available in 55 languages, including 11 regional languages of India, it is also touted as being mobile friendly, along with having step-by-step videos for parents who visit the portal seeking help regarding their kids surfing online.

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Cyclone Vardah's effect on Chennai

On the number of people now housed in relief centres, he said more than 13,000 people are being sheltered in over 100 centres. Civic workers used hand-held battery-operated wood cutters to remove hundreds of uprooted trees lying on the roads.

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Islamic State militants re-enter Syria's historic Palmyra

The jihadists group first took the city in May 2015 until they were ousted by the government forces in March this year. Russian Federation has carried out a bombing campaign in Syria in support of its ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since September a year ago.

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India vs England 4th Test: Former captain Sourav Ganguly praises Virat Kohli

England's record wicket-taker in tests dismissed Kohli four times during India's tour of England in 2014 but the batsman has flayed Anderson and his bowling partners this time, already amassing 640 runs in the ongoing series at an average of 128.

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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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