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Clayton Williams Energy sells to Noble for $2.7B

As a result of the combination, Noble will become the second-largest acreage holder in the Delaware Basin with almost 120,000 net acres in the Delaware core, said David L. The buyer's immediate base plan is to increase the output from the newly acquired acreage from the current 10,000 barrels of oil equivalent, of them 70 percent oil, to 60,000 barrels of oil equivalent by 2020.

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Gmail Users Warned About Wickedly Simple Phishing Scheme To Hack Accounts

On seeing this, most the users deem it is a safe and an authenticated Gmail login page, so they log in. That's when everything takes a completely different turn with this clever phishing scheme because even sophisticated Gmail users who would not normally fall victim to a phishing scheme are being hacked.

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Qualcomm: FTC Alleges Special Deal with Apple

Conditions allegedly included not using a competitive wireless technology backed by Intel , agreeing not to sue Qualcomm over royalties, and using Qualcomm chips in forthcoming iPhones and iPads. Note that the vote was 2-to-1 in favor of bringing the complaint, and FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen voted "No", and explains her dissent in a linked statement .

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Koenders to Trump: dismissing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union would be a 'mistake'

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, speaking after a meeting with alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, said Trump's remarks contradicted views expressed by designated Defense Secretary James Mattis. "I believe others will leave", he continued. "Germany has a plan to deal with these large numbers", Mr English said. "We Europeans have our fate in our own hands", Merkel said in Berlin when asked about Trump's criticisms , adding that she will work towards getting the EU to ...

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Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX), Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)

Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 4,939 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $322,000 after buying an additional 199 shares in the last quarter. Howland Capital Management LLC increased its position in Comcast Corp.by 1.7% in the second quarter. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CMCSA.

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What do Analysts Say about: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

The firm owned 169,989 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after buying an additional 108,734 shares during the period. They now have $35.81 target price on the auto manufacturer's stock. The rating firm issued a Outperform rating to this company in a research note released on Dec 01, 2016. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share.

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Trailer for new Super Mario game highlights new skills, sandbox style gaming

Nintendo released a trailer for the game and quickly earned millions of views. If you haven't already seen the trailer for Super Mario Odyssey , it shows everyone's favourite plumber running about a realistic-looking city, bouncing on auto bonnets, swinging off lamp posts, and shimmying his way across precarious ledges.

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Theresa May urged to convince Donald Trump to take climate change action

The President-elect Donald Trump has finally admitted that climate change is not a hoax, but, in his view, it is not such a big deal either. They also urged May to press Trump directly and via global platforms like the G-7 and G-20 forums to acknowledge the reality of climate change, as well as restate commitment to the Paris deal.

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Andromeda allows you to craft and name weapons

And the banging is pretty good", replied Gamble. If you played the original Mass Effect trilogy (or any of the Dragon Age games for that matter), you'll know that Bioware likes to let you get it on with characters from your party. No doubt Microsoft would be pleased to have a big name like Mass Effect behind its new console. However, the comments by Walters suggest that " Mass Effect: Andromeda " could end up on the Xbox Project Scorpio eventually although it is too early to make ...

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Thousands March Through Downtown Columbus To Protest President-Elect Trump

Feit, 42, turned her anger into action. The massive march in the U.S. capital is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of people together this weekend in response to the election of U.S. Why are women marching in Washington? Internationally, there are 55 marches planned in cities like Nairobi, Paris and Sydney. The idea for the march was hatched by Teresa Shook, a retired attorney from Hawaii, who invited friends to protest Trump's victory.

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Rhode Island sisters taken in 1985 found alive

According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children , a felony warrant for child snatching was issued for Elaine Yates in October of 1988. news conference with new information about a 1985 child snatching investigation. "A felony warrant for Child Snatching was issued for her on November 16, 1988", state police said.

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Nokia 6 Registrations Reportedly Close To 1 Million Mark

Nokia 6 is up for pre-order in the Chinese market only on JD.com at CNY 1699 (Approx Rs 17,000). Nokia 6 will be going on sale on January 19 for the very affordable rice of just $245. Over 500,000 people have registered their interest in that phone, which runs a reworked version of Google Android. HMD Global is getting ready to unveil some more Nokia Android smartphones.

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How To Keep Your Vine Videos Before Service Shuts Down

The San Francisco-based social media giant will be rebranding Vine into Vine Camera, a camera app that will still allow users to record six-second videos but will only be able to store them locally and upload them to Twitter. Though popular viners like King Bach , Marcus Johns, and Brittany Furlan abandoned Vine months ago-years ago, even-many paid homage to the sinking ship that started it all.

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Britain's Antarctic base Halley VI to shut over ice crack concerns

Built on a floating ice shelf in the Weddell Sea, Halley is the world's first re-locatable research facility. Although the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) says nobody is immediate danger, they can not be sure that conditions would not worsen during the hard conditions of the southern polar winter when an evacuation would be impossible.

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Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct scheduled for January 18

The next Nintendo Direct will take place at 2 p.m. Fire Emblem Direct: Where can I watch? Nintendo is working on an entry in the series for mobile, which it announced last April. During the Nintendo Switch presentation, it was revealed that Fire Emblem Warriors is in the works. Fire Emblem used to be a Japan-only series for Nintendo, but interest grew in the franchise in the US after its characters Marth and Roy appeared in the roster for the fighting game Super Smash Bros .

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Accused Florida airport shooter said he did it for ISIS, officials say

Esteban Santiago, the man charged with killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport, has told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that he attacked on behalf of ISIS. After retrieving his only checked item - a 9mm handgun - Santiago went into a men's bathroom stall near the baggage claim area of Terminal 2, removed the gun from its box, loaded it and put it in his waistband, authorities say.

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Many Motivations Drive Women to Washington March

Organizers say they want to event to be a unified push for equal treatment of women. Among the celebrity supporters are Frankie Boyle, Charlotte Church, Ian McKellen, Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof, Bianca Jagger, Ian McKellen, June Sarpong and Hardeep Singh Kholi.

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Hip-Hop Figure 'Taxstone' Arrested in Probe of Irving Plaza Shooting

The melee in the venue's backstage VIP room was spurred by public comments Campbell allegedly made about Troy Ave , a.k.a. Roland Collins, slamming his music and reputation prior to the shooting. As reported by NBC , the " Tax Season " podcaster was arrested in Brookyln, by officials of the U.S. Marshals New York and New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, as well as NYPD.

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China's Xi Jinping set to take center stage in Davos

Against the backdrop of global uncertainties fuelled by Brexit and victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential race, Xi pitched for efforts to re-balance economic globalisation, ensuring all people get to share the benefits. He said the financial crisis resulted not from economic globalization, but from excessive profit-chasing. Instead, Xi blamed "war, conflict and regional turbulence" - perhaps a dig at perceived USA foreign-policy failures in the Middle East - and said the solution lay ...

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Ford Mustang: Drops V-6, Gains New Tech

The front headlights now angle downwards, in the vein of the Jaguar XJ, Ram 1500, and Galpin Rocket. Of course, today's Mustang engines are much more powerful than those of 25 years ago. Along with a new fuel-delivery system employing both port and direct injection, the updated V-8 also revs higher than before. In the case of the V-8, the manual transmission also incorporates the current GT350's clutch and dual-mass flywheel to improve shift action.

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Eight guys own as much as half of all humans

This year, Oxfam found that the world's eight richest men - including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Facebook co-founder Zuckerberg - were worth $426 billion between them, or more than the combined wealth of the poorest half of the world.

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Facebook's first startup incubator will be in Paris

Through the incubator, Facebook will provide 80 desks and space for 10-15 independent "data-driven" startups over a six-month period. It announced the launch of its startup campus - containing over 3,000 desks - at TechCrunch Disrupt London in December previous year.

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Walk away from terror if you want talks, Modi tells Pakistan

The theme of the three-day conference is, "The New Normal: Multilateralism with Multi Polarity", with special focus on strategic issues including new challenges and cyber security. Speaking in one voice, they entrusted my government with the mandate to change. "Therefore, we need to guard against any inclination that promotes exclusion, especially in Asia", he added.

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Prince Charles co-authors Ladybird climate change book

In recent years, publishers Penguin have rebooted the classic Ladybird children's books with a series of tongue-in-cheek editions for adults. The Prince of Wales (centre) with Emily Shuckburgh and Tony Juniper, who have co-authored a Ladybird book on climate change .

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May to Seek Hard Brexit by Leaving EU Market, Times Reports

Downing Street would only say the speech would call on Britain to "set aside old divisions, and unite to make a success of Brexit". The Liberal Democrat leader - who has demanded a second referendum on the European Union despite only having nine MPs - said nobody voted for Britain's exit from the European Union single market .

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Design Leak Suggests Wireless Charging, Upgraded Water & Dust Resistance in Upcoming Models

In spite of the IP67 rating that applies for the iPhone 7, owners are not encouraged to deliberately expose their devices to water and any resulting damage will have to be borne by the owner as Apple's warranty does not cover water damage. In the meantime, if you're an iPhone 6s owner, be sure to visit Apple's special battery replacement web page to see whether your handset qualifies for a battery replacement.

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Ice and snow likely for Western, Central Mass. on Tuesday evening

NWS says a band of wintry mix, including freezing rain, sleet, and light snow will move through northeast Nebraska into the evening hours. Gusty south winds are also expected, it said . The strongest of the series of storms will arrive late in the weekend with precipitation possibly continuing into early Thursday . "Those planning to visit the coast during this time should use caution on area beaches - stay well back from the water, stay off of jetties and rocks, and never turn your back ...

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Philippines quietly protests China's weapons installation on islands with a 'note verbale'

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay had earlier said the Philippines had quietly sent a diplomatic note to Beijing last month over the reports of Chinese missile installations in the Spratlys, a South China Sea chain. The Philippine foreign ministry sent a note verbale to the Chinese embassy last month after confirming a report from the USA -based Center for Strategic and International Studies about China's arms buildup in the Spratlys.

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Kamiyah's biological parents reunite with her after 18 years

According to Manigo said that it's a "million dollar question" as to why Williams did what she did, but as devastating as this situation is, it doesn't change anything because even the young woman is not his real daughter any feeling he has for her had changed because she is his child.

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Wehrlein to Sauber confirmed

Instead of partnering triple world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, Wehrlein will now race for a Ferrari-powered team and take the place of Brazilian Felipe Nasr as team mate to Sweden's Marcus Ericsson. Wehrlein was also overlooked by Force India, another engine customer of Mercedes, when the team made a decision to sign Esteban Ocon, a fellow Mercedes graduate, as Nico Hulkenberg's replacement for 2017.

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Lenovo slashes Z2 Plus price in India, now at Rs 14999

To recall, the Z2 Plus is the successor of the ZUK Z1. While the smartphone was launched in India at a price tag of Rs 17,999 for the 32 GB model, it looks like the company has slashed as much as Rs 3,000. For a long time, Lenovo phones were exclusive to Amazon. There is also an 8MP selfie camera with electronic image stabilisation. In terms of connectivity, the Lenovo Z2 Plus comes with Wi-Fi 802.11ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, GPS with GLONASS, Dual SIM card slots, USB Type-C ...

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Trump Slams NATO, Says He'd Lift Russia Sanctions for Nuclear Arms Reductions

The Kremlin said on Monday (Jan 16) it was too early to comment on a proposal by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to do a deal with Moscow on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

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Freezing Rain Advisory later this afternoon/evening north and west of Chicago

The Ice Storm Warning means they are expecting significant ice accumulation, making traveling extremely unsafe and strongly discouraged. Ice, freezing rain and winter storm warnings and advisories remained in effect for Saturday and Sunday from northern Texas, east across parts of the Midwest and into the Washington D.C.

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Images of giant wave on Venus captured by Japanese probe

Researchers weren't surprised to find such a disturbance in the planet's atmosphere. On Earth, gravity waves produce waves on the ocean and airflow over mountains. "But the air particles are moving up and down, very much as the water particles are moving up and down". The opposite is true on Earth, as the atmosphere rotates about every two weeks.

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Here's The Best Way To Have Coffee & Whiskey In the Morning

The Tennessee whiskey brand announced it is selling a non-alcoholic coffee that tastes like its whiskey. But it's not cheap: A 1.5-ounce gift bag costs $6.95 ; an 8.8-ounce can of coffee will set you back $21.95. Or, for $6.95 they can enjoy a small 1.5oz bag of coffee. It was not disclosed if the hot beverage smells more like coffee or whiskey to judgmental colleagues.


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