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Arctic cold followed by mixed precipitation for the weekend

We could see the coldest air of the season with lows in the teens. However, it won't be almost as windy and will feature more sunshine than Thursday . Friday will still be a very cold day with highs only reaching the mid 20s. The "high winds will make bad conditions worse with blowing and drifting snow, and areas with whiteout conditions", the National Weather Service office serving Buffalo said.

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Appeal sees Nurofen fine raised to $6 million

Furthermore, Nurofen Specific Pain range products were similar to other Nurofen ibuprofen tablets but they were priced nearly double. Nurofen Back Pain, Nurofen Period Pain, Nurofen Migraine Pain and Nurofen Tension Headache all contain the same active ingredient: ibuprofen lysine 324mg.

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Broadband speed increased 2.3% to 6.3 Mbps in Q3

The average peak connection speed is Akamai's closest approximation to the actual speeds that end users' connections can support. Nine of the surveyed countries saw average peak speeds increase from the second quarter, such as Indonesia (8.1 per cent), Vietnam (5.8 per cent) and New Zealand (3.8 per cent), while speeds fell 2.8 per cent in China and 8.2 per cent in Australia, for example.

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Minecraft Teams Up With Bethesda For Mash-Up Pack

Minecraft and Fallout are two of the biggest gaming franchises around and now they've been combined. There will also be 44 different character skins inspired by familiar faces, so someone can look like a Vault dweller or other familiar faces like Nick Valentine, Fawkes, Paladin Cross, or Jangles the Moon Monkey.

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BMW to debut HoloActive Touch concept at CES 2017

Per BMW's description, the interface will let you control auto functions with hand gestures and motions, enabling drivers to use "the visible and tangible driver-vehicle interaction familiar from conventional touchscreens". This year alone, we've seen the iVision Future Interaction Concept with its clever head-up display, the iNext with its transforming cabin and the AirTouch, which extends the reach of the gesture control system debuted in the 7 Series.

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Inland Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:IRC) Receives An Update From Brokers

Its target investments include senior loans bridge loans subordinated debt preferred equity and other CRE investments. 01/07/2015 - Inland Real Estate Corporation was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Raymond James. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.46%.

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Delhi Govt warns bureaucrats against sitting on key files

Both associations also handed over the resolution to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who, earlier in the day, accused the IAS Officers' Association of being "politicised" while warning them against the sitting on important government files deliberately.

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Most Active Volume Stock: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

This showed the surprise of 6.9% in the last quarter earnings. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 14,915,734 shares of the company's stock worth $336,051,000 after buying an additional 10,623,045 shares during the last quarter. The correct version of this report can be viewed at http://sportsperspectives.com/2016/12/14/kinder-morgan-inc-kmi-stake-lowered-by-oakbrook-investments-llc/.

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BlackBerry taps TCL to manufacture and sell its smartphones

BlackBerry has announced future branded devices will be made by China's Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL) under a licensing deal. BlackBerry and TCL Communication have entered an agreement where TCL will design, manufacture, sell, and provide customer support for BlackBerry-branded mobile devices.

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Putin Russian President himself involved in US election hack

US President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday questioned the probe into election-related hacking that is allegedly linked to Moscow, hinting the White House only bothered to look into the matter now that Trump has won. Fiona Hill, a senior fellow and Russian Federation expert at the Brookings Institution, told me Monday: "The one thing about revealing this information is that it would stigmatize his wealth.

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Electric auto Startup Lucid makes its debut with first vehicle: Air

Among the heads of the company is Paul Rawlinson, the chief engineer who worked on important projects such as the Tesla Model S. Not only that, according to Lucid Motors News, in recent years many other important personalities from known auto brands such as BMW had also transferred to Lucid Motors.

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No Man's Sky update 1.13 adds larger space battles

According to the patch notes posted on the game's official website , players could previously find themselves in an instantaneous death loop while in Survival Mode. Hello Games has released a new patch for No Man's Sky which highlights bigger space battles. Players experienced bugs and gameplay issues as well as massive disappointment when their expectations were not met.

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Uber Beacon Will Eliminate Car Mix-Ups

When a passenger requests an Uber, they can also set a Beacon color from inside the app. The final version of this hardware has the gadget in the shape of Uber's actual icon, as mentioned, which should further help with identification, and riders can select any potential RGB color output using a sliding color wheel, which means there's very little chance of having two riders select the same color in the same place at the same time.

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Xbox One Gets New Update, Speeds Up Download Times

With that in mind, you can now download Blue Dragon for $19.99 (or your regional equivalent) and Lost Odyssey will be free for everyone until December 31st. Head to the Xbox store website here and you should find a link to "buy" the game. For a limited time, you can download Lost Odyssey for free . It won't cost you a penny though.

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Try out the new and improved Division for free this weekend

Players who opt to purchase the game will see all progress saved and can take advantage of a special 50% off for The Division and expansions. " The Division will be free on Uplay PC , allowing you to play through the entirety of the core game, along with all of its free content updates, for zero dollars", the company noted in the post.

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More than 900 merchants taking part in Free Shipping Day

When it first appeared in 2008, 250 retailers took part in it and its online sales surpassed Black Friday's by $300 million. Last year, the event pulled in almost $1.5 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Insights . Subscribers who are traveling for the holidays, for example, can choose two-day or overnight shipping to make sure their orders arrive before Christmas Eve - and save up to $10 per expedited delivery charge.

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Pegasus rocket launches from underside of plane

The Pegasus rocket, which is carried to an altitude of 39,000 feet (11,888 meters) by an L1011 aircraft and dropped for ignition, is made by Orbital ATK. Weather scientists will then use this information to determine wind speed and storm intensity. The Earth science mission is funded for at least two years, and could be extended.

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US FCC chairman to step down, handing GOP a majority

Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai is expected to be named acting chairman when Trump takes office, but the president-elect and his transition team have not given details on the makeup of the FCC under the new administration. "I am deeply grateful to the President for giving me this opportunity", Wheeler noted in a statement . Until today, the only question was whether Wheeler would remain on the commission temporarily in order to preserve a 2-2 split between Democrats and Republicans.

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Apple's 'AirPods' won't be available for Christmas

However, it was evident as the months went on that there were a few issues, and now that we are in December, Apple finally released their new wireless headphones. The cable-free earbuds are the first to feature Apple's new proprietary W1 chip, that makes for nearly instantaneous pairing with Apple devices and knows both when the AirPods are in your ear and when you start using a different Apple device.

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Meagan Good to star in 'Foxy Brown' series produced by husband

Originally played by the legendary Pam Grier in the 1974 film, the badass female hero defined a generation of women who finally saw themselves onscreen not needing the protection of a man. "The series is being written by Malcolm Spellman ('Empire) and Ben Watkins ( 'Hand of God "). Drew Comins will serve as a co-executive producer. In addition to starring, Good will serve as producer for the series with her husband, producer Franklin, will executive produce via his Franklin ...

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Titles Announced For Godzilla, Pacific Rim Sequels

As Collider noted , set photos of John Boyega have seen him in character rushing through the ruins of of Kaiju attacks, while first film director Guillermo Del Toro still teased that with no more monsters to fight and a surplus of Jaeger technology lying around, a new war might have broken out.

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Shenmue III Pre-Orders for PC Going Live on Thursday

Shenmue 3 is the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue 2. Boom! So we know that soon after new year celebrations we can look forward to new footage of Shenmue III . My life has become Shenmue both day and night, and I'm happy'. There's still a good chance that Shenmue III won't be out in 2017, but there is clearly still progress being made.

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Wynn Las Vegas Adding Amazon Echo to All Rooms

Wynn Las Vegas' suites will be equipped with Echo devices during this month, while the integrated casino and resort operator expects it to be available in all rooms of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore by summer of 2017. Once installed, guests will be able to use the Echo to control the room's lights and drapes, the temperature of the room, and even the television. The smart speaker system has already gained a lot of attraction, and millions of people are interacting with Alexa at their homes.

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Maruti Suzuki Ignis production-spec model spotted

Just last year, the Swift Dzire had received a new facelift and now, it looks like Maruti Suzuki is all geared up to launch the new generation of the auto by the next year. The new Swift will be powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine producing 84 BHP and 114 Nm of torque while the diesel variant will get a 1.3-litre DDiS unit that produces 74 BHP and 190 Nm of torque.

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Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) is Downgraded by Wells Fargo to Underperform

Analyst's ratings play a vital role in defining a stock's performance for the day. Analysts have consensus one year price target of $49.12. JMP Securities reissued a hold rating on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a research note on Monday, November 28th.

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Netflix support added to Google Home

Now, in addition to YouTube videos, you can stream any movie or TV series from Netflix to the TV, using just your voice*. Google is adding support for Netflix and Google Photos on Home. You can even control your media with commands like "Pause this episode", without lifting a finger. The photo integration has also been officially announced with Google Photos and Google Home working together.

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Platinum Wireless Headset - Crafting 3D Audio for Uncharted 4 trailer

According to the company, the next generation of its headset lineup will be available for purchase on 16th January 2017, although at a hefty price tag of $160/£130. The headset also has 50mm drivers for clarity and deep bass. A "variety of upcoming games" will also support 3D Audio, including MLB The Show 17, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy , and Days Gone .

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Panasonic P88 smartphone with triple LED flash launched; priced at Rs 9290

The smartphone comes with a metal frame in the middle and a textured finish at the back. Pankaj Rana, Panasonic India Business Head said "We are releasing the best Smartphone with excellent specifications along with in the budget, and for selfie lovers, we are giving front flash".

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Microsoft Edge Browser to Follow the Suit by Ditching Flash by Default

Both Google and Microsoft have opted to whitelist a set of popular sites that rely on Flash. "If you once have authorized Flash Player to take your photo, use your mic, or use it to video chat from a secure site, it had already granted access to the insecure origin also", Yibelo explained .

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Tech Leaders To Meet With President-Elect Trump

He put it this way: "We want you to keep going with the incredible innovation" and said , "We will be there for you". "The hope and expectation is that a little bit of education around what are the special ingredients for a strong tech sector in the USA - immigration, tax reform, infrastructure - these are all gonna be areas [Silicon Valley leaders] are going to speak to the administration about".

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Shrug, facepalm and bacon among new emojis for Apple iOS 10.2

It includes a new "TV" app, which is created to serve as an Apple-designed TV guide that aims to simplfy the television-watching experience and help users discover new TV shows and movies to watch. This will enable you to save and preserve your last mode. And don't worry - as we ride the rest of this year out, Apple has given us something (along with a tissue - another new emoji ) that you might need along the way: whiskey.

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Sexy Beaches? Florida lawmaker in suit over Pitbull contract

Gov. Rick Scott lambasted the contract in a series of tweets posted Tuesday. Pitbull's duties included things like filming the video for his single "Sexy Beaches" on an actual Florida beach, and using the hashtag #LoveFL. VISIT Florida lawyer Amy Schrader wrote in a November 5 letter to the Orlando Sentinel the agency's direct-support role to Enterprise Florida leaves it under unique status exempt from public records law.

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Euro 2016 tops Ireland's Google searches

Trump was the most searched person globally, followed in second by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in sixth. The Olympics, Melbourne Cup and Pokemon Go were of particular interest, as well as scores for the Australian Open , AFL and Super Rugby .

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Evernote's new privacy policy raises eyebrows

Evernote is allowing customers to opt out of its machine learning. Of course, Evernote employees might have to read notes to deal with bugs and abuse, but aren't those problems already covered by the "protect against potential spam, malware or other security concerns" language? But when it announced this move with a new privacy policy that goes into effect January 24, 2017, the company also pointed out something that many users hadn't realized: Evernote staffers will sometimes look at ...

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Palmer confirmed as first female board member for New Zealand Rugby

Three-time World Cup victor and World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Farah Palmer has been chosen as the first female board member in the history of New Zealand Rugby (NZR), the organisation has announced. New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew lauded the agreement as a further demonstration of NZR's holistic approach to player careers which goes far beyond writing out cheques.


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