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Makar Sakranti, Lohri, Pongal

It is believed that on the day of Makar Sankranti, the Sun enters the sphere of Capricorn zodiac known as Makar . Makar Sankranti, an Indian festival, which brings a lot of enthusiasm among the people, falls on January 14 of every year.

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Making the Switch: New Nintendo gaming console to be unveiled

As ever with Nintendo , one of their big focuses is on the controller, or Joy-Con. The Switch, Nintendo's seventh console, is a crucial launch for the company following disappointing Wii U sales compared to competing devices like the Xbox One and Playstation 4.

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Samsung Galaxy A Series phones now available in Russian Federation

The new devices are set to hit retail in Europe sometime in February while the Asian markets are expected to get it by the end of this month. In India, the phone is expected to cost a little higher than the company's Galaxy A9 Pro that retails for Rs 32,490.

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Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone expected to be unveiled in September 2017

After a recent report of another Samsung cell phone launch in India this month, another report from SamMobile has now surfaced online which uncovers that the organization will dispatch Galaxy C9 Pro on January 18. So whether the Samsung Galaxy X is going to be the first smartphone in the world to offer up a bendable display remains to be seen. However, Android Police is saying that the Galaxy S8 will indeed feature the 3.5mm headphone jack after all.

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Nintendo Switch's Dock Will Improve Game Resolution

GameStop , a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is now taking pre-orders on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's revolutionary new home gaming system launching March 3 . One of the new weapons revealed is called the Splat-Duallies, which gives your character dual-pistols that can both wreck your opponent, and propel you in different directions.

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Nintendo pulls the Switch, fires Joy-con at Microsoft and Sony

Nintendo revealed in October previous year that the games machine would be a handheld device that doubles as a home console. These days, gamers are pretty familiar with the online membership requirements to play video games with their friends on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Nintendo Switch console to debut March 3 at $299

At the Nintendo Switch event, aside from announcing when you can buy a Nintendo Switch and how much you'd be paying for it, Nintendo also revealed the Nintendo Switch Online Service . The last Mario game to release was Super Mario 3D World on the Wii U. We aren't saying that it wasn't fun, because it definitely was. Battery life in handheld mode is variable depending on the game, but it should last a minimum of two and a half hours.

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Nintendo Switch Currently Has No Netflix Support

The live Treehouse event for the Nintendo Switch will start on January 13 at 6:30am PT (8:30am CT, 9:30am ET, 2:30pm GMT, 12:30am January 14 AEST). Consumers will have two options: one with all-grey controllers, or one with neon red and blue controllers.

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Wheeler Warns Against Nixing Net Neutrality Rules

During his time as chairman, Wheeler issued the 2015 Open Internet Order, a set of rules that protests net neutrality by prohibiting ISPs from blocking or throttling web traffic. His contention is that these technologies don't just rely on internet connectivity, but that they were built on the assumption that this connectivity will be "fast, fair and open", as guaranteed by the conditions of the Open Internet Order.

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Morgan Stanley Has $243937000 Stake in Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)

On average, equities research analysts forecast that Eli Lilly and Company will post $3.54 EPS for the current fiscal year. There are numerous brokerage names which are spending time researching on this stock. "Underperform" verdict was provided by 0 analysts and "Overweight" verdict was shared by 9 analysts. Eli Lilly and Co makes up approx 0.14% of Ropes Wealth Advisors's portfolio.

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Here Are All The Video Games Coming To The Nintendo Switch

The game will also include new racers, like the Inkling kids from Nintendo's awesome shooter Splatoon . Nintendo stresses that standard online features such as system and game updates will remain free to all Switch users. "Players can now carry two items at a time, including new items returning from previous Mario Kart games such as Boo, the item-stealing ghost, and the Feather, which gives you a high jump in battle mode".

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Nintendo Switch set for United Kingdom release in March with £280 price tag

At the core is a tablet-like device featuring two Joy-Con grip controllers with switches and shoulder buttons on either end for game play and for use on the go. "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" will come out at the time of the Switch's launch in March, the company said. They hear audio cues and feel physical responses through the the controller to know what's happening.

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New LG Smartwatch Appears At The FCC

After the software update which might be out in February, it will be imminent to have Google's announcements about the release of its smartwatches. Here's a portion of the message revealing the release date of Android Wear 2.0: "Android Wear 2.0 is launching in early February 2017".

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Almost 50% of Sushi in Los Angeles is Mislabeled

A study has revealed that almost half of fish sold at 26 establishments in the Los Angeles area are mislabeled. For example, halibut, red snapper, and yellowfin tuna were nearly always swapped out for an overexploited alternative like flounder.

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For the first time, Nintendo will charge you to play games online

Partly because we asked him to - and partly to rub in his good fortune - Dan has told Newsbeat exactly what it's like to play the Nintendo Switch. While StreetPass will likely remain with Nintendo 3DS games as a way for players to interact with one another, the Nintendo Switch's emphasis on being a family home console is likely the reason that the two applications were not included in the console.

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Divers refine search area for plane missing in Lake Erie

The families lived near each other in Delaware County north of Dublin. DNA testing is underway to determine the identities of the remains. Thomas Gilson confirmed that remains collected on Wedenesday are of human origin, but no further information about those remains have been released.

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Splatoon 2 makes an unexpected splash on Nintendo Switch

While Nintendo has previously offered online gameplay for certain Wii U titles, like Splatoon and Call of Duty , the announcement suggests Nintendo is interested in building a broader platform for its console similar to that of Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network.

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Coverage for pre-existing conditions did not die in Congress last night

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has said that Congress would follow up Obamacare repeal legislation with a replacement program "very quickly", but he declined to set a timetable. Paul Ryan (R-WI) a former Republican voter shared his story about working to elect Presidents Bush and Reagan but said he switched parties after Obamacare.

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Obamacare: Republican Senate takes first step to repeal Affordable Care Act

Budget reconciliations , like the one the Senate used Thursday, are protected against filibuster; it's the same method Democrats used back in 2010 to push through the Affordable Care Act without Republican interference. FILE - The HealthCare.gov 2017 ("Obamacare") home page is seen on a laptop screen. For the past six years, the GOP has failed to coalesce around a viable Obamacare replacement plan.

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Delta Announced its December Quarter Earnings

In other news, CEO Edward H. Bastian sold 103,000 shares of Delta Air Lines stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th.

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Rep. John Lewis Rips Into Trump For Not Being a "Legitimate President"'

Trump won about whether the election results would be accepted no longer are almost as interested in that", he told reporters staking out the comings and goings at Trump Tower in NY. The long-serving Democrat from Georgia was the youngest member of the "Big Six" group of civil-rights leaders - along with Martin Luther King Jr.in the 1960s - and was instrumental in organizing the Selma-to-Montgomery marches.

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SpaceX gets ready to return to flight amid revelations about rocket finances

But 2016 has definitely been a financial challenge, and it's unlikely the company hit its forecasts of $1.8 billion in revenue, and $55 million in operating profit, thanks to setbacks. SpaceX C.F.O. Bret Johnson told the Journal that SpaceX has no debt, $1 billion in cash on hand, and $10 billion in contracts. Over the months that followed, it succeeded in its strategy of landing Falcon first-stage boosters after launch and separation .

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BC, UMass on Fenway grid slate

While most of the series has been played in Providence, R.I. and Hanover, N.H., several early games in the series were played in the Boston area, including in 1922 and 1923 at Fenway Park. UConn and Boston College will face off at the ballpark the following week, on Saturday, Nov. 18. "This is another meaningful step for our UMass football program".

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Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)

Evercore ISI upgraded Time Warner from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $108.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Time Warner's payout ratio is now 28.60%. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 109,400 shares of the media conglomerate's stock worth $8,045,000 after buying an additional 62,550 shares during the last quarter.

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New York Wants to Keep Birth Control Free

This will leave a whopping 55 million women without no-copay BC, according to Planned Parenthood . State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced legislation that would ensure the contraceptive coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act remain a requirement in ny even if the federal law is repealed.

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Watch Tonight's Nintendo Switch Console Event Right Here

Other standard controls include restricting particular ESRB rated games, online communication, and the ability to connect and post to social networks from the Switch. Can you blame them? The Wii is their best-selling home video game console, topping 100 million. Also on March 3, the latest " Legend of Zelda " title will be released.

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Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet

Vesper, the lead author of the study, presented the findings at the 229th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Grapevine, Texas, on January 6. As it stands, Planet Nine is still believed to be far larger than Earth with about 10 times the Earth's mass. But considering the idea that the space around the sun was crowded, planet nine got to be repressed far away.

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Mizuho Cuts Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Price Target to $45.00

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 4. Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Activision Blizzard in a report on Wednesday, September 21st.

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Fire Emblem Warriors Is Getting Its Own Nintendo Direct Next Week

Being a teaser trailer, the brief video - which is less than a minute long - gives nothing away in terms of story, characters, weapons, gameplay or enemies. They could possibly make a Virtual Console announcement for the older games, but a new title would come completely out of left field at this stage. It's a hot IP and is coming off the best U.S.

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Rex Tillerson Faces Confirmation Hearing For Secretary Of State

Has his military "violated the rules of war?" "Do you believe that Vladimir Putin and his cronies are responsible for ordering the murder of countless dissident journalists and political opponents?" he asked. He said Tillerson would be able to "thread the needle" by renewing needed negotiations with the Russians on the two countries' vast nuclear weapons arsenals while also tamping down Russia's increasing aggressiveness around the world, including the US intelligence community's conclusion ...

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Crew falls ill on Alaska Airlines flight to San Jose

Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Ann Zaninovich said in statement the flight attendants were sitting in the front of the plane when they noticed a powdery substance blowing from the vents. The station said the passengers were held on board for about 45 minutes. None of the 181 passengers were affected. Zaninovich says a preliminary investigation revealed the substance was probably residue from the aircraft's de-icing system, which isn't toxic.

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FBI under investigation for misconduct in Clinton probe

Comey held a conference July 5 to announce that he and his agents were recommending that the Justice Department not seek charges against Clinton related to her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. Then, Now, amid pressure from the Justice Department and, reportedly, from President Barack Obama, he closed the case again on November 6, just two days before the election.

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Trump at odds with Cabinet nominees on some issues

He acknowledged that as a congressman, he was an outspoken advocate for ripping up President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, but told lawmakers that if confirmed, his "role will change" to building and protecting the US intelligence infrastructure and offering unvarnished intelligence to the White House, rather that making foreign policy himself.

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Marco Rubio Grills Trump's Secretary Of State Nominee Over Ties To Putin

Tillerson also told the committee that if he had been serving in office when Russian Federation annexed Crimea in 2014, he would have recommended that the United States provide arms and intelligence support to the government of Ukraine, and said the Obama administration's reaction was viewed in Moscow "as a weak response".

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Honda Civic Type R production ends; Final Black Edition revealed

The cabin, on the other hand is predominanty finished in red and black, with the former acting as a stark contrast to the dark hue. The Black Edition features purely aesthetic changes, and even then, there aren't many. Stephen Collins, Honda's Australian chief, revealed that the all-new Civic Type-R will be launching in the land down under some time by the end of this year.


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