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EA Play 2017 Runs From June 10 to 12

Previously, EA Play was at LA Live, which happens to be in Microsoft Plaza , just a short walk away from the LA Convention Center, where E3 is annually held. It's possible we will see EA's Star Wars Battlefront sequel at EA Play since it will be out later this year. The website also states that EA Play 2017 will be featured "Live on EA.com", allowing fans outside of Hollywood to remotely experience numerous ongoing attractions during those three days.

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Donald Trump Is the Least Popular President-Elect in Modern History

But Trump appeared to debunk that claim, tweeting an excerpt from a 2001 Washington Post story that reported Lewis also boycotted President George W. "I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And that's a very bad misrepresentation", Trump said. Trump slammed Lewis on Twitter saying he should spend more time fixing his district that is falling apart' and that he was "all talk, talk, talk - no action or results".

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Super Mario Run will come to Android in March

If you missed this on the Gamecube, or you just want to enjoy some high definition cartoony graphics while you wait for the next console, this is one you can't do without. Nintendo could be releasing the game on Android at around the same time as the Switch. Players who win the competition can also earn Toads for their kingdom, which allows them to unlock additional buildings and in-game features.

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WMO: 2016 was the hottest year on record

Once again, we have experienced the hottest year on record. Temperatures over the Earth's continents and oceans in 2016 were 1.98 degrees above the pre-industrial average. Still, a comparison of today's average temperatures to those in years past shows an upward trend overall, The Washington Post noted , with the trend rising faster after 1980.

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Donald Trump Most Unpopular Incoming President In Decades, Polls Show

Around the same time in their transitions, Presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush, and Bill Clinton had 84%, 61%, and 67% approval ratings respectively. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark is the only Bay State lawmaker planning to skip the Trump oath, though New Hampshire U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter said she will attend "religious services" instead.

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UAH climate expert: Warming trend exaggerated by NASA, NOAA

NOAA also reported that global annual temperatures are increasing at a rate of 0.07 degrees Celsius per decade since 1880, but have increased at a rate of 0.17 C since 1970. El Nino comes and goes. "(Satellites and balloons) are telling the same story that this temperature rise is not almost as dramatic as what you see in that surface record that the government produced today", Christy said.

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Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

This is the third consecutive year a global annual temperature record was set, as 2015 and 2014 both were the hottest years at the time. The longevity of the event is believed to have contributed to the unprecedented global warming. Although "only less than 2 degrees above average", which sounds small, that's quite a large number in climate science, where records are often broken by tenths or even hundredths of degrees.

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Mark Zuckerberg Takes the Stand in Massive, $2 Billion Lawsuit

While on the stand, Zuckerberg said he was "highly confident" Oculus products are built on Oculus technology, and claiming the virtual reality tech was based on another company's technology "is just wrong". ZeniMax will also present evidence of the Defendants' intentional destruction of evidence to cover up their wrongdoing. In a strongly worded statement, Oculus reps say that the other company lacked in terms of "vision, expertise, or patience".

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Local Georgia residents make trip to D.C. for Donald Trump's inauguration

Yet another said that she'll be busy, "polish [ing] John Lewis's Presidential Medal of Freedom while he's out of town" - a reference to the Georgia member of Congress and civil rights icon with whom Trump has been feuding over the past few days.

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NOAA and NASA Confirm: 2016 Is Warmest Year on Record

Arndt is suggesting that this is a clear indication of a global warming trend that began in the late 20th century. In fact, it was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row. This is another potent piece of evidence showing the global warming that we are experiencing. "In the study of climate, we are more concerned with accurately identifying long-term temperature trends than we are with short-term spikes and dips, especially when those spikes and dips have easily identified ...

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Explores the Mysteries of Martian Mud

Wind erosion exposed the split pieces, which are located in an area known as "Old Soaker" on lower Mount Sharp . These could be the first mud cracks confirmed on Mars by the Curiosity mission. These fractures usually have been stuffed by minerals carried by groundwater moving through the cracks, often creating veins of calcium sulfate. The small polygons near the image's right edge may be cracks from drying mud more than 3 billion years ago.

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GarageBand for iOS, Logic Pro X receive major updates

Launching Logic Pro X will activate the Touch Bar, so that you're able to view projects in a timeline, as well as tinker with a music track by changing the volume, adjusting the controls, and selecting different software instruments. The Logic Pro X update also adds a Track Alternatives feature, which allows users to switch between different playlists of regions and edits on any track.

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Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

While La Nina cooled global temperatures during the last 3 months of the year, they were still above 20th Century averages. It's official. 2016 is the newest warmest year on record. WMO also draws on reanalysis data from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts and the Copernicus Climate Change Service, which use a weather forecasting system to combine many sources of data to provide a more complete picture of global temperatures, including in Polar regions.

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Pound Solves Hard Brexit Fears By Falling On Exchanges

May added that the government will pursue a free trade agreement with the European Union that "should allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services between Britain and the EU's member states". Britain's Supreme Court is expected later this month to rule on whether Parliament must have a say in the matter. Seeking to calm fears of a sudden jolt to the economy on abruptly leaving the EU, Ms.

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"Nintendo Unveils the `Switch" Console

I mean, you're going to want something to do with your fancy new console once you've burnt through all of five launch games . If the Switch performs like the Wii U did, it could be the beginning of the end for Nintendo. It requires you to actively work together towards a goal, figure stuff out as you go along and have a good time above all. It took months before Nintendo's highly successful NES Classic was back on store shelves; I'm not sure I can wait until April or May to get my ...

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914 overdose deaths in BC in 2016: 90% occurred inside

The previous record high for a single month was January 2016, when 82 people died. The deadly synthetic narcotic fentanyl was linked to 60 per cent of the deaths recorded between January and October of a year ago. Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall and director of police services, Clayton Pecknold - co-chairs of the province's joint task force on overdoses - and B.C.

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Xi charts globalization course at Davos forum with Chinese plan

His speech came as anti-globalisation sentiments swept the United States and Europe, leading to the protectionist Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election and to Britain voting to leave the European Union. Analyzing the root causes of the sluggish global economy and the problems for which globalization has been made the scapegoat, Xi pointed to a lack of robust driving forces for global growth, inadequate global economic governance, and uneven global development.

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Trump commerce nominee Ross to tell senators - 'I am not anti

Ross may have been as strong on China as his new boss, but he didn't quite get behind Trump's stance on tariffs. He has threatened to declare China a currency manipulator and levy tariffs on Chinese and Mexican goods, but little is known about his specific plans.

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Wait, What?!? Trump Says He Doesn't 'Like Tweeting'

During a recent "Fox & Friends", Trump said that he'll keep making his opinions known in the 140-character tweets, especially early in the morning. Trump also put GOP lawmakers on the defensive Tuesday over their tax plan, after he called their approach "too complicated" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

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Earth's Heat Record Broken Third Year in a Row

Overall, the globe's annual temperature has climbed at an average rate of 0.13 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880, but at a rate of 0.31 degrees Fahrenheit since 1970. The strong El Nino during early 2016 clearly had an overall warming influence on the planet in addition to the record warmth of the global oceans. The rising temperatures have also contributed to the melting of polar ice reserves, causing sea levels to rise - which, according to a recent study, could cause flooding that would ...

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OxygenOS 4.0.2 update rolling out for Oneplus 3 and 3T

As usual, it is also an addition to previous OxygenOS based Nougat which jumps from 4.0.1 to 4.0.2. This latest update will not be bringing any new feature, unlike the Android 7.1, instead this update will be improving the devices APN settings, the proximity sensor bug during calls as well as fixing the Google Play Store download bug.

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Texas sues federal government one more time over coal rule

The states want the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to vacate the rule, prohibit its enforcement and order the Department of Interior and Office of Surface Mining to issue a new rule that complies with the Surface Mining Act and U.S.

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Microsoft's Cortana Is Coming To The Android Lock Screen

The new feature is presently in the beta phase and is available on Google Play. The biggest thing that you will notice if you have the beta version of Microsoft Cortana on Android now is that there is an ability to put Cortana on the lock screen.

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US Singer Fiona Apple Releases Anti-Trump Women's March Chant

The " tiny hands " reference dates back to a long-running feud between Mr. Trump and Canadian journalist Graydon Carter, who in the 1980s tagged the NY real-estate developer with the label "short-fingered vulgarian" in the pages of Spy magazine.

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Britain to Lose Access to EU Single Market

So she doesn't want to have any change in the trade relations. In London's financial district, the City, many worry about the future of their global businesses and worldwide workforce once Britain is out of the European Union fold. "This agreement should allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services between Britain and the EU's member states", she said. It would appear that the main catalyst behind this sell-off is speculation that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will set out ...

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New Silk Road? 1st China-London freight train arrives

It runs via Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France and the Channel Tunnel - ending in the not so glamorous Barking in Essex. The container train with 44 x 40' boxes ex point of departure Yiwu (ten of the containers are destined for Duisburg and are unloaded there) carries mostly textile goods.

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Indonesia's 'horrific' Bandung Zoo remains open as new animal cruelty evidence released

Another video also showed a bear eating its own faeces. The infamous Surabaya "Zoo of Death" is unfortunately far from the only animal facility in Indonesia facing charges of horribly mistreating the creatures in its care. Other videos taken by the group show deer with skin conditions, and chained-up elephants. It's not the first time the zoo has been rocked by animal cruelty claims.

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Global heat record broken for 3rd straight year

Records have been set in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010 and 2005. Strong El Niño activity contributed about 0.2C to global temperatures previous year, with the main factor being climate change due to increased levels of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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Obama administration gives another $500M to U.N.'s Green Climate Fund

But not everyone feels this way. Even before taking oath as the next President of the United States, Donald Trump has moved to repeal Obamacare and to plan a wall on the border with Mexico. industry an unfair advantage. As a fellow business person who also understands the need to manage risk, I ask you to take the threat of climate change seriously.

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Facebook CEO denies Oculus technology theft

The revelations came from the company's head honcho himself, Mark Zuckerberg, who made the remarks while testifying in a federal court, reports The New York Times . He also blasted the ZeniMax lawsuit and its claims. Zuckerberg told the court he had "never even heard of ZeniMax before" and said his legal team would not spend time on something they thought was not credible.

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Google+ Gains Events Back While Classic UI Shuts Down January 24th

And some fans are happy with the new updates. The first of the three new updates will enable users to make the most out of their comment space by offering them the capacity to hide low-quality comments and highlight those that matter the most to the user.

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Donald Trump makes his most outrageous claim yet: He doesn't like tweeting

Now, if the press were honest, which it's not, I would absolutely not use Twitter . "And it's my only way that I can counteract", he said in excerpts of the interview released late Tuesday. Earhardt said she and Trump ran through the president-elect's plans to tackle a variety of issues, including ObamaCare. Trump on Wednesday mocked Lewis, meanwhile, for saying he had never boycotted an inauguration despite doing so during former President George W.

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AT&T kills off first iPhone

AT&T yesterday announced that its 2G wireless network was officially shut down on January 1, 2017, following four years of planning for its discontinuation. " You may be able to keep your current rate plan when you upgrade your device, however it is possible you will need a new one", AT&T says. You can find out more information about the closing of their 2G network over at the company's website at the link below.

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India to consider Apple's proposal with an 'open mind': IT minister

The issue will be looked at in detail at a high-level meeting between Apple executives and state officials set to take place next week. The request is being considered by threee government departments- Revenue, under Ministry of Finance; Industry, under Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

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Trump Tweets At Wrong Ivanka During Daughter's CNN Interview

Meanwhile, Ivanka Majic , a council worker from Brighton, England, who previously worked for the opposition Labour party, began amassing Twitter followers at around 2 a.m.in the United Kingdom, according to the Guardian . The message has since been shared by 4,800 people and "liked" by 25,000 more. "It's very unusual to be speaking to both ITV and the BBC 45 minutes into your day", she told the BBC .


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