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Sixers edge Nuggets to halt four-game losing streak

The Nuggets made game of it down the stretch, however, cutting the lead to one point (114-113) on a Wilson Chandler jump shot with 1:44 remaining. Noel played 22 minutes - his most all season - with 14 points, six rebounds, and one steal on Thursday versus the Utah Jazz.

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Adding Leap Second To Master Clock & Delaying 2017 By 1 Second!

After all, over the next 1,000 years, leap seconds would only add about an estimated 15 minutes to global clocks. The latter is a measure of the earth's rotation angle in space. Leap seconds might seem small, but they can cause some big problems. Experts argued that the last day of the year will have an extra second, being just a little bit longer.

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RBI Cleared Note Ban Only 3 Hours Before Modi's 8 November Speech

But the government is confident that long term gains will outweigh the short term pain and has repeatedly stressed that the PM's radical decision was aimed at banishing the shadow economy, boosting taxes, beating corruption and moving towards a cashless society.

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Hubble snaps a pic of a microwave-emitting galaxy

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image belies the galaxy's energetic nature, instead painting it as a attractive and serene cosmic rosebud. The amplification process is caused by a glut of galactic gas in just the right physical condition to absorb and re-emit microwave radiation.

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The Last Day of the Year Will Have an Extra Second

So, due to the waves caused by moon's gravitation force, earth's rotation gradually slows down according to the atomic clocks. The extra second of party time is created to reconcile two ways of keeping time: atomic clocks, and clocks based on the Earth's rotation.

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Storms guarantee rain, snow and a New Year's chill

As the evening arrives, the potential for light snow showers remains, with the steadiest snow showers expected across northern MA. Skies will stay mostly clear and southerly winds will be fairly gentle at 5-10 miles per hour. After starting our day under pretty clear skies with cold temps and freezing fog for a few, we will see a day ahead that will actually be fairly mild.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG)

Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $1.32 while three months ago that trend was for $1.37. The company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.03. For the quarter, revenue came in at 1.31B versus consensus estimate of 1.32B.

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India's PM just launched a stripped-down app for mobile payments

Speaking on the occasion, Modi said BHIM app was very simple to use and a thumb impression was enough to operate it. The Aadhar-linked payment system's security systems are now being developed by the government. He added that technology is not a toy for the educated and the rich, but rather a boon for the poor and the underprivileged. While it isn't a mobile wallet, the app is inter-operable with Unified Payments Interface (UPI), and it connects directly to your bank account .

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Ram Gopal questions Netaji's decision, calls his expulsion unconstitutional

Yesterday, Shivpal released a letter of warning to party workers asking them to not participate in the programme called by Ram Gopal from now onwards. And he has acknowledged this many a times. The action plunged the party into an unprecedented crisis, raising questions over the fate of the UP Chief Minister.

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AIADMK was Amma's life, Amma was mine: Sasikala

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, Lok Sabha deputy speaker M. Thambidurai, all the MLAs, MPs and general council members attended the first function of their new general secretary. Earlier in the week, AIADMK adopted resolution to work under the leadership of Chinnamma. Sasikala said the birth centenary of party founder MGR begins on January 17, 2017 and the party would celebrate that in a grand manner throughout the year.

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Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Start Getting Android Nougat Update

These two have been around since May 2016 and while it is not usual for midrange handsets of their type to be among the first to be updated with a new software update, Motorola has defied odds by actually beating the likes of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to this update.

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Debbie Reynolds rushed to the hospital

Reynolds' breakthrough role was in the 1952 classic, " Singin' in the Rain ", where she starred opposite Gene Kelly. "Reynolds, who shot to stardom after her role in " Singin' in the Rain ", and Fisher, known worldwide for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" franchise", died one day apart this week.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5: Release date, Specs, Features and Price rumors

Apart from this, no other information was mentioned in the report. The Surface Pro is one of Microsoft's better received products that have managed to find themselves into the hands of businesses and consumers alike. There's no denying that the upcoming Surface Pro 5 will be an expensive device. But if the Surface Pro 5 is released in the first quarter, it might be battling on store shelves with new versions of Apple's iPad, which have also been tipped for an early 2017 release date.

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Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Has $11123000 Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Hilliard Lyons analysts provided their view on Apple Inc . Reportedly, Wistron - Taiwanese OEM maker for Apple, is putting up a facility for the iPhone production in the city's industrial hub, Peena. In related news, CFO Luca Maestri sold 16,950 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 7th. The share price of the company (NASDAQ:AAPL) was down -0.43%, with a high of 0.00 during the day and the volume of Apple Inc .

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Notable Moving Stocks: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) , Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF)

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0 with the surprise factor around 0.00%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark law.

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New NASA footage proves life on Mars

The dwelling could be set up via robotics before astronauts arrive, which is helpful because with the current design, it would take around 400 days to fill the home with water. The researchers further say that to protect the astronauts from harsh Martian environment, ice is probably the best building material. NASA reported that there is a specific amount of ice water that can be pulled out from Mars surface in relation to the amount of ice water that the home actually needs.

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Plane headed to Columbus vanishes over Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search on Friday evening and the official overseeing the operation offered condolences to the friends of family of those aboard the plane. Why remains unclear. Searchers have found no sign of debris. The coast guard could not immediately confirm whether the passengers were related. The FAA reports that the plane departed the Cleveland-area airport at 10:50 p.m.

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Highest Court Reinstates Murder Conviction of Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel

The decision was rendered in a 4-3 majority but in a sharply worded dissent, Justice Richard Palmer criticized the decision, accusing the majority of endorsing the outcome of a trial "literally riddled with highly prejudicial attorney incompetence", the Hartford Courant reports .

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Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) to Hold

The stock price is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 0.69% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -2.34%. EPS growth quarter over quarter is *TBA, and 0.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter. (NYSE:FCAU) ready to lock in early pre-market gains? The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 2.06 on scale of 1-5.

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Plane goes missing over Lake Erie with six aboard

Rescuers from the United States and Canada have been deployed in search of the aircraft wich dropped off the radar around 11 p.m., Christopher Yaw, public affairs specialist with the Ninth Coast Guard District in Cleveland, told Cleveland.com.

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Apple to manufacture iPhones in Bengaluru from April 2017

Sources also said that an inter-ministerial panel might be discussing the likely incentives Apple would be provided if it wants to manufacture or assemble in India. Singh, a spokeswoman at India's Commerce and Industry Ministry didn't immediately respond to e-mails seeking comment. (NASDAQ:MU) are among the major US -based suppliers for iPhone components, which include touch sensors, microchips, and more .

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Take a hike on New Year's Day

Weeks State Park - Located in Lancaster, this event will start at 11 a.m. Park staff will lead a pet friendly hike up the Mt Prospect Auto Road, which takes about two hours to complete the 3.2 mile hike. Keystone State Park-Mannford: Meet at the park office. The Society of New Hampshire Forests volunteer land stewards will lead a 1.5 mile hike along the Little Harbor Loop Trail.

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Moto X 2017 Renders Leaked with Moto Z-Like Design

The 2017 Moto X, if these renders are indeed legitimate, looks a lot like the Moto Z. You can take a full 360-degree tour of the rumored device in the video above. You'll be glad to know that the 3.5mm headphone jack is here, and it is placed on the bottom of the device. Another trend that has popped up in recent smartphone designs and is missing on the Moto X 2017 is the 2.5D glass and apparently, the microSD card slot has also been moved to the top in what appears to be another unusual ...

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Wolverine Inspired Material: Transparent, Self-Healing, Power Ups Artificial Muscles

The resulting material can heal within 24 hours on its own, stretch up to 50 times its original size, withstand electrochemical conditions, and restore its electrical properties nearly instantly. What is more , researchers have also pointed out that the innovative material might as well be used to improve the development of batteries or electronic devices.

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IPhone Messages App Reportedly Permanently Disabled by New Malicious Text Message Attachment

This should interrupt the crash process. This problem was first discovered by YouTuber vincedes13, and his video tells us more about how the message totally crashes the app. So prepare to be wary of any text your asshole friends and colleagues send your way. The message contains the word "Power" as well as Arabic and Marathi characters and the Chinese character meaning "redundant".

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Mormon Tabernacle Singer Quits Choir Over Trump Inauguration

A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has quit the organization after it accepted an invitation to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration this coming January, comparing the president-elect to Hitler . "I know that I too feel betrayed", she writes. Joining the choir will be the Radio City Rockettes, and America's Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho, 16, who will sing the national anthem.

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Eastbound lanes of Hwy. 401 closed in Ajax after serious crash

No injuries were reported. Another passenger of the vehicle is in serious condition at a local hospital, and a third passenger was moved to St Michael's Hospital in Toronto in critical condition, according to Ontario Provincial Police. UPDATE:COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB Express lanes remain CLOSED just after Keele St (Basket weave) due to a collision. OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt says the man has been charged with careless driving.

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The Next QX50 Will Use Infiniti's Variable-Compression Engine

The new QX50 Concept is the next step that the carmaker has taken to expand its presence in the growing SUV segment. INFINITI's autonomous drive technologies will act as a "co-pilot" for the driver, empowering rather than replacing them, and "delegate" more onerous driving tasks to the auto - such as navigating stop-start traffic on the highway or keeping track of the positions of surrounding vehicles.

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Consumer Reports stands by its findings on Apple MacBook Pro's poor battery

Consumer Reports' exhaustive lab tests on the three new models of MacBook Pro prove that these reports are likely to be true. Dongle hell may be one compromise that MacBook Pro users will have to deal with for now but it looks like Apple has a bigger problem on their hands regarding this flagship line.

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LEICESTER - Ranieri: "Schmeichel will not be sold"

Multiple reports have suggested Schmeichel is a target of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool with both Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet coming under fire this season . The Premier League champions are in desperate need of points as they languish just above the relegation zone, three points above 18th placed Sunderland.

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New Year's Eve Comet to Ring in 2017

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which manages numerous agency's exploratory robotic missions, tweeted an image of the comet's previous tilt across the solar system from October 2011 with the message, "Say farewell to 2016 in cosmic style by looking up to see the #NewYearsEve #comet on December 31".

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New Tesla and Panasonic Agreement to Create 1400 Jobs in Buffalo

This may also include tracking analyst opinions and following what the big money institutions are buying or selling. A Zacks consensus now shows Street analysts projecting the company to post per share earnings of $-1.09. The Japanese electronics giant said Tuesday it will funnel $260 million into the tech billionaire's solar-panel factory that's under construction in Buffalo.

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Trump, GOP Face Huge 'Now What?' ObamaCare Moment

In Arizona , the number affected would be in the hundreds of thousands at least. Election of Donald Trump as President/Obamacare Repeal. Nicholas Bagley, a law professor at the University of MI and expert on the health care law, says that's a problem because the insurance industry is likely to react negatively to any wholesale changes to the current system.

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HRS Investment Holdings LLC decreases its position in Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)

Insiders are expected to have better knowledge about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders' move deserves attention. Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT ) has insider ownership of 0.25% and institutional ownership of 80.00%.

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Starwood Property Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 8.82% Yield (STWD)

The shares ended last trade at $21.77, implying that Wall Street analysts see shares climbing about 8.59 per cent in 12 months' time. The stock is now holding below its 50-day SMA of $22.14 and above its 200-day SMA of $21.94. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gramercy Property Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, September 15th.


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