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Mobile phones could be blocked in cars to prevent accidents

Of 1,714 motorists surveyed 31 per cent said they used a handheld phone behind the wheel, and that compares with 8 per cent in 2014. Transport minster Andrew Jones is thought to be leading the initiative, which would use software to block the use of mobile phones while in a moving vehicle.

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Baby brain - the debate goes on

The researchers found that only the women who had been pregnant lost grey matter and had the brain structure changes. "The authors are appropriately careful not to conclude that the brain changes they observe are caused by hormones (or by hormones alone), since they don't show this directly".

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163 new species discovered in Greater Mekong region in 2015: WWF

In an addition to the field of science, scientists have discovered new 163 species in Southeast Asia's Mekong region. Among the discoveries are the rainbow-headed snake, dragon-like lizard, a gecko in Laos with pale blue skin and a rare banana species discovered in northern Thailand that faces extinction because of deforestation.

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UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution on monitoring Aleppo evacuations

That evacuation has since resumed. The U.N. Security Council is due to vote Monday on whether to send observers to Aleppo and to help provide protection for the civilians who remain. Then the account, with some 100,000 followers, disappeared. "I am sad because I leave my country, I leave my soul there". The latest evacuation came hours after 350 people was able to leave east Aleppo late on Sunday , a medical official said, though evacuations were officially postponed at that time.

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Mysterious Sound From Mariana Trench Like A Baleen Whale Call

The wonderful song was measured to reach from 38 to 8,000 hertz. "It's very distinct, with all these insane parts", said Sharon Nieukirk, senior faculty research assistant in marine bioacoustics at Oregon State. Nieukirk added, "The species is the smallest of the baleen whales, doesn't spend much time at the surface, has an inconspicuous blow, and often lives in areas where high seas make sighting hard.

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The Guardian's Big Scoop On Tillerson Was Already In His Company Bio

If Trump's proposed secretary of state was involved in any industry other than big oil , his friendship with Putin would likely destroy his chances of ever winning Senate confirmation, but Republicans exist to serve the needs of the oil industry.

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Hedge fund execs charged in alleged $1 billion fraud

Mark Nordlicht, the founder and chief investment officer of Platinum Partners , and six co-defendants face charges of securities fraud, investment adviser fraud and conspiracy, Robert Capers, the USA attorney in Brooklyn, New York, said Monday.

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Here's A Decent Chunk of "Dragon Quest X" Gameplay

There's a bit of walking and some horse riding. Square Enix and Toylogic's upcoming JRPG is now being compared to Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , and has quite a bit of people talking and comparing the two titles after the two new videos for Dragon Quest landed on the internet not too long ago.

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Street Fighter 5 Will Reportedly Soon Publicly Shame Rage Quitters

Rage-quitting is when a "Street Fighter V" player decides to withdraw from a match even when the fight isn't over. A considerable measure of gamers has been disillusioned with the absence of responsibility for players who quit amid the center of a match in Street Fighter V.

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Shares Sold by Levy Harkins & Co. Inc

The company's stock has grown by -2.26 percent in the past 5 years. WealthTrust Arizona LLC raised its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 0.5% in the third quarter. Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

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Toyota to sell hybrid powertrain technology to rivals

As times change and the race for the faster adoption of cleaner and efficient engines surges, Toyota, the world's largest automobile manufacturer has now said that it would considering sharing all the technical knowhow about its powertrain and transmission units with its competitors.

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Dynasty Warriors 9 Announced As A New "Rebirth" And Open World Title

Koei Tecmo promises that Dynasty Warriors 9 will be a "rebirth" for the series with major changes and overhauls, and will be set in an open-ended world this time around. Straight after the Japanese announcement, both Koei Tecmo US and United Kingdom also stated that the game will be getting a western release as well.

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BSNL Offers Free Data and Unlimited Voice Calling to Match Its Rivals

BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said that the levy offered by BSNL are most aggressive and is resolved to give reasonable and incredible services to their regarded customers. Reliance Jio is a late entrant into the telecom scenario, but it has already raked in 52 million customers in 83 days. These plans from all telecos operators come close to proposed Rs.

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Super Mario Run smashes Pokémon Go in day one downloads

On Thursday, Nintendo did something rather different; it launched its first runner game for iOS. Download Super Mario Run and you'll instantly recognize the familiar worlds and characters, but there's a new way to play. Just remember, you are not pushing Mario forward - he will run automatically. World Tour features a series of courses, similar to what's available in most Super Mario games.

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Galaxy S8 Rumored To Be 20% More Expensive

The latest rumor surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is that it may be cancelled or delayed by the tech giant. Another major factor that should be taken into consideration is the improved hardware that Samsung plans to include inside the Galaxy S8, as well as the addition of its new AI digital assistant.

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How does worlds biggest diamonds form?

A new analysis of inclusions, or the small imperfections, trapped within the biggest and most prized diamonds offer evidence that these gemstones were formed within pools of liquid metal deep below the Earth's surface. However, the world's biggest gem-quality diamonds "are worth so much money that it's very hard to get access to them for research", Smith said. The research team, led by Evan Smith of the Gemological Institute of America, reached the conclusion after examining so-called ...

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Do not use the water from the City of Corpus Christi

On Wednesday, people were told to not use tap water to drink, wash hands or even bathing. A spokeswoman for the city of Corpus Christi said they have also contacted the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and are working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality .

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RBI: Deposit of old notes over Rs 5k, once till Dec 30

Earlier, there was no cap in deposits, which the government felt was misused as fake and proxy accounts were created to deposits huge stash of black money. Even when tenders smaller than ₹ 5000 are made in an account and such tenders taken together on cumulative basis exceed ₹ 5000 they may be subject to the procedure to be followed in case of tenders above ₹ 5000, with no more tenders being allowed thereafter until December 30, 2016.

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'The Last Of Us 2' Release Confirmed With A Spine-Tingling Trailer

In the first game, we played nearly the entirety of the game with Joel , and though Ellie accompanied him on most missions, we only took control of her in one part of the story. The Last Us Part 2 will now be coming to PS4, and due to this, Naughty Dog called for a panel last weekend to spread updated details about the game.

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Senators Request Bipartisan Panel to Probe Russian Political Hacking

The matter has angered President-elect Donald Trump, who says he won the November 8 vote fairly. "And what should the United States of America do?" "I think those are open questions and the electors have the right to know what the answers are before the election".

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Updated New Canaan weather: Freezing rain midday Saturday then rain later

Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible. [FRIDAY POST] Up to six inches of snow is predicted in New Canaan for Friday night and Saturday . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 35.

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Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Niantic will not release Pokemon Go for the Apple Watch , according to a new report. Users were bewildered by an image posted on Reddit suggesting that "the game port for the Apple Watch has been shelved". Let's wait and see if Niantic will do something to make " Pokemon Go " one of the best game again. Earlier in the week, Pokemon Go finally hit India on Android and iOS in partnership with Reliance Jio.

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Wind Chill Advisory continues… Likely school delays Monday morning

Winds will remain out of the northwest under 15 miles per hour, keeping wind chill values only 5 below. The National Weather Service has issued frost and wind advisory for portions of the deserts and Inland valleys. Wed: High: 47 Low: 22 Sunny. Sunny, with a high near 45. A storm system nearby could bring precipitation chances back on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, but that is still very much subject to change as the forecast uncertainty is still very high in that time frame ...

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Electoral College members won't get Russian Federation intelligence before vote

Was it retaliation against Clinton for her past criticism of Russian elections? Intelligence and law enforcement officials stressed to CNN that this is where they have been all along. Obama has grave concerns, he said Friday, about foreign forces taking advantage of USA weaknesses with the intention of influencing American democracy and voters' opinions.

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Ghost of the Deep Caught on Film for First Time

The chimaera , also known as the 'ghost shark , ' has been spotted for the first time on camera in the northern hemisphere. Six years ago, researchers from the nonprofit sent an ROV, or remotely operated vehicle, on several dives off the waters of central California and Hawaii.

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New star could tell history of planetary systems

The co-author of the study, Jacob Bean, an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago, while putting the light in this context, said: "we have found the evidence for the existence of a Sun-like death star that can ingest the planets coming in its way".

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Stock Flexing Muscles Prior to the Open: W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI)

The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 3.89 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.8, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 26.53 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 152.69. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 224,665 shares in the company, valued at approximately $494,263. If a company's earnings, for example, are much greater than previously expected, their stock might gap up the next trading session, opening higher than it ...

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New PM delivers cautious Cabinet reshuffle

He keeps his health, sport and recreation portfolios but slips one place to seventh in the rankings. Justice Minister Amy Adams picks up Bennett's social housing role as well as responsibility for Housing New Zealand and rises to sixth in the rankings.

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52 trains delyaed, 12 rescheduled due to fog in Delhi

As per Northern Railways, at present 52 trains delayed (Arriving late in Delhi area), 12 rescheduled due to prevailing fog conditions. Relative humidity was recorded at 92 per cent at 8.30 am. The train finally left for its destination after the pantograph was repaired at around 9:13 pm. The Meterological department predicted that the skies will be mainly clear as the day progresses.

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Youngstown beats Eastern Washington in last seconds

Gubrud led EWU on a scoring drive, capping it off with a 1-yard touchdown run from Shaq Hill with 4:24 remaining. But after a defensive stand by the YSU defense forced a punt, a muffed punt by Alvin Bailey gave EWU the ball back in Penguin territory and a 32-yard pass by running back Sam McPherson to Kupp two plays later gave the Eagles a 24-10 lead.

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It's a very Putin-Trump Christmas in 'SNL' cold open

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the USA election. "This guy is blowing my mind", Bennett's Putin said after Baldwin's Trump attacked the Central Intelligence Agency for saying Russian hackers had tried to sway the election in favor of the Republican candidate.

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Hairy crabs and other new creatures discovered at underwater 'Dragon's Breath'

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the Natural History Museum in London and Newcastle found the new creatures hiding around hydrothermal vents at a place called Longqi (meaning "dragon's breath"), about 1,200 miles (2,000 km) southeast of Madagascar, and at a depth of 9,200 feet (2,800 m).

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Galileo, Europe's rival to GPS satnav system, starts service

The European Union's promise to enhance localisation services was set to become reality with the successful launch of four more satellites of the bloc's prestige Galileo project. "With its emphasis on service performance, this contract will shape the future of Galileo", said GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides. The civilian-controlled service is of great strategic importance for Europe, which relies on two military-run services Global Positioning System and GLONASS, which provide no ...

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Google's updated keyboard app finally makes it to Android

Google Android fans will get a whole new experience with its latest keyboard app, the Gboard. Furthermore, the new Gboard app has a built-in emoji and.gif search that makes it easier and faster to find the correct emoji or.gif image you may want to use on your messages and other conversations.

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Brutal cold, unsafe wind chills put New Hampshire in arctic freeze

Street parking will be prohibited from 7 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday in Wisconsin Rapids because of a storm that could bring up to a foot of snow and bitter cold to the city. Limit your time outside because frost bite and hypothermia can occur quickly with wind chill values this low. Skies over Madison should be sunny on Monday , mostly sunny Tuesday , mostly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday, and partly sunny Friday , with highs near 16, 29, 31, 32 and 31, and lows Monday night ...


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