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At least 39 dead following New Year's attack in Turkish nightclub

Turkey's interior minister, Süleyman Soylu, said earlier that of the 20 victims who had been formally identified, 15 were foreign nationals and five were TurksThe family minister, Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, said the majority of the injured were foreign, including nationals of Morocco, Lebanon and Libya.

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Future of 'Star Wars' trilogy unclear after Carrie Fisher's death

To which her then-boyfriend replied: " You will never have to be out there again". The 60 year old Carrie Fisher suffered cardiac arrest mid-flight while returning to Los Angeles from England, where she was on a book tour for her latest biography The Princess Diarist .

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Cold & calm weather in store for New Year's Eve

Highs on Sunday will be in the mid to upper 40s. Cool and damp conditions get wedged in tonight through Tuesday , with an arctic push arriving late Wednesday . Lows during this time will be in the mid to upper 20, which is well below freezing and northeast winds at 5-15 miles per hour. By Tuesday the precipitation will turn to rain as the milder air takes over.

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Mariah Carey: Worst New Year's Eve Performance Ever?

Except, we live in extremely cynical times right now, and as mentioned above, there's already chatter across social media alleging that Carey deliberately bombed her New Year's Eve performance as a vehicle for self-promotion. But let's be honest, Mariah Carey's worst failure is still probably better than any of our greatest achievements. She nonchalantly went over to one of her dancers and said: "just for laughs, do the lift".

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Bilic plays down Amartey's 'nasty' tackle in Leicester fall

That is what angered the Hammers boss. Bob Bradley should have been given more time to see if he could turn round the fortunes of Premier League strugglers Swansea, says West Ham manager Slaven Bilic. When you talk to them, everybody is like [Lionel] Messi or whatever. The performance won't have anxious Aitor Karanka as his team played exactly how he wanted them to, but he will be concerned by the fact that they have now lost four of their last five fixtures.

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Presidents Who Did Better in the Popular Vote than Donald Trump

Seven "faithless" electors cast their votes for candidates other than the ones their state voted for. To avert a flurry of trolling, it seems I am obliged to preface my observations with a self-evident nod to the fact Donald Trump won the presidential election fair and square.

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Redskins Win Nearly Means Playoffs; Who Could They Face?

Amid calls for the firing of defensive coordinator Joe Barry, former nine-time Pro Bowl safety John Lynch, who has covered both teams as a Fox analyst, views Washington's defensive struggles as more a matter of personnel than coaching or scheme.

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Star Wars Day tips hat to actress Princess Leia

Rose is clever, feisty and energetic girl, and it's hard to find clever, feisty and energetic girl role models that are real characters instead of annoying didactic tropes. Gwendoline Christie, who played Captain Phasma in 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, simply said, "We've lost our Princess". She will be deeply missed.

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Leap second to be added in Taiwan on January 1

The UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is occasionally in need of corrections. The Earth's rotation changes slightly over time, due to a variety of factors, from tidal friction to melting glaciers and major earthquakes, the museum said .

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Major cities around the world strengthen anti-terror measures for New Year

As usual. there will be a heavy police presence across the city. In Cologne, security has also been strengthened to prevent last year's event, when local police failed to prevent sexual assaults and a series of robberies. New Year's Eve is Russia's major gift-giving holiday. If you are headed out to a New Year's Eve celebration, officials are reminding you not to set off fireworks.

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New Year's Eve around the world

New Zealand, nearby Pacific islands, Australia and Russian Federation were among the first to ring in 2017. "As people left the city tonight, they remained in high spirits and handled the consequences of being in a large crowd with a positive attitude", Assistant Commissioner Fuller said.

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Leap second: Why 2017 will have to wait an extra second

Civil time needs to be modified in such a way that the atomic clocks of the world do not deviate from the rotational time of our planet by more than 0.9 seconds. You'll need to wait a second! Yet that required a standard unit of time that would allow far-flung stations and conductors to synchronize clocks. "SDO moves about 1.9 miles every second", Project scientist for SDO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Dean Pesnell, said.

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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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