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Verizon in Talks With Charter About a Mega-Merger

Verizon had a market capitalization of $203 billion as of Wednesday's close, while Charter was valued at almost $84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data. Comcast and other cable companies would be likely buyers. We'll just have to see if Verizon chooses to pursue things further with Charter. Both Comcast and Charter plan to enter the wireless business this year by re-selling Verizon's wireless service.

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'We're going to hold the press accountable'

Spicer also mentioned stories saying Trump's inauguration was the first civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis had skipped, which turned out not to be true. Spicer asked. "I think we should be afforded the same opportunity". But Spicer on Saturday repeatedly maintained that Trump's inauguration saw the largest crowds of any inauguration in history-a statement that was easily disproved by photographs.

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Lake Effect Snow Expected Tomorrow

This will lead to storm totals of more than two feet in the areas of the most persistent lake snows, the Weather Service announced. A shift in winds ahead of a disturbance may push heavy snow into the Buffalo metro area on Saturday, where a lake-effect snow watch is in effect.

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Tekken 7 Characters: Eliza Added As Pre-Order DLC

These links leave Siliconera. It seems as though purchasing the Season Pass means helping the studio support and update the game for more than a short while after release . Meanwhile, the Windows version of Tekken 7 will debut on Steam. By delaying " Tekken 7 " to a later date, it gives them more time to add more content and enhance existing features.

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Fox host: Kellyanne Conway punched a man at President Trump's inaugural ball

Conway, who grew up in Atco, has been a regular on the cable news circuit both during and since Trump's election. During a meeting with business leaders yesterday, Trump claimed, "I'm a very big person when it comes to the environment". Dan Rather, yes, that Dan Rather, is lecturing the Trump White House and America about " alternative facts ". "Wait a minute, alternative facts? ".

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Local firms pushed out of top 5 smartphone vendors in India

But smartphone shipments in the market grew a healthy 18% on year in 2016 during which global smartphone market grew by a modest 3%, said the market research firm. Apple's iPhone production volume fell 11.5% annually to 209 million units in 2016. Samsung had led the segment in the third quarter with a 58% share to Apple's 37%.

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Donald Trump's Press Secretary Sends Even Crazier Tweets Than Donald Trump

When opponent Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) pointed to Trump's record, Pence hit back, "I mean, to be honest with you, if Donald Trump had said all of the things that you've said he said in the way you said he said them , he still wouldn't have a fraction of the insults that Hillary Clinton leveled when she said that half of our supporters were a 'basket of deplorables'".

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Hitman's January update introduces professional difficulty with unique rewards

In order to play Professional on each specific level, however, you'll have to first achieve Mastery Level 20 to unlock it. The official announcement even gave an example in this case. As fair recompense for all your hard murdering, Professional difficulty will feature its own mastery track with unique rewards. Separate leaderboards will also be arriving.

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Tostitos' New Chip Bag Will Tell You When You're Drunk

Breathe into the sensor and it can detect small traces of alcohol. If you don't have a designated driver, then ask a sober friend for a ride home; call a cab, friend, or family member to come and get you; or just stay in for the night . The advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) endorsed a recent Uber report which claimed that cities where Uber operates have seen a decline in drunk driving accidents.

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Usain Bolt loses gold medal from 2008 Beijing Olympics

That group has now been stripped of its gold medals for the event and ordered to return their medals, medallist pins and diplomas. Re-analysis of Lebedeva's samples from Beijing 2008 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol).

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Federal hiring freeze could kill hundreds of NM jobs

For example, the report found the 1980 freeze under Reagan hampered the ability of the Interior Department to effectively monitor the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, as two important positions went unfilled. "President Trump's action will disrupt government programs and services that benefit everyone and actually increase taxpayer costs by forcing agencies to hire more expensive contractors to do work that civilian government employees are already doing for far less", AFGE National President J.

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Sky Q Will Launch Without A Satellite Dish Next Year

The groundbreaking launch is expected to be rolled out in 2018, and will see households who can not - or will not - have a satellite dish enjoy SKY TV, with the service delivered via a box over broadband. The group announced it would launch a broadband service in the United Kingdom next year to give millions of customers who can not or do not want to install a satellite dish access to its full TV service.

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Is 'alternative' National Park Service Twitter account based at Mount Rainier?

The tweets , which have since been deleted, were posted hours after the Associated Press reported President Donald Trump had banned the U.S. Environmental Protection agency from updating its blogs or social media. Sure, Trump banned the EPA and the USDA from talking to reporters or posting to social media, but the National Park Service isn't going out like that.

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Trump Still Has His Unsecured Cell Phone To Keep Him Company

In regards to the First Lady (Melania Trump) taking their son Barron back home to NY during the week, NYT says Trump has his TV and his old Android smartphone (previously said to be a Samsung-branded handset) to keep him company before his wife and Barron make their way back to The White House on weekends.

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Facebook Begins Testing Ads in Messenger App

Example of ads being displayed right on the Messenger app's home screen. The ads will be placed on the Messenger homescreen below the user's recent chats, making them visible but not entirely intrusive. Facebook "blames" businesses for this move, as the company claims it's been told by many that Messenger has a huge potential to " drive sales, build brand awareness and increase customers satisfaction".

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Samsung Explains Why Its Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Kept Bursting Into Flames

Reports suggest Samsung has also revised and updated its S-Pen stylus as well but potentially the biggest new addition to the handset - and Samsung's phone ecosystem at large - is the company's new AI technology, known as Bixby. The Samsung Galaxy S8 already has the LG G6 on the ropes despite the fact that the devices haven't made their way out yet. The Suwon, South Korea-based company reported net profit of 7.09 trillion won ($6.1 billion) on sales of 53.33 trillion won for fourth ...

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'Ghost Recon Wildlands' opens enlistment for February beta

Beta preloading will begin on February 1, which means you'll be able to start shooting the fictional South American countryside up as soon as the flag drops. Ubisoft told Polygon that those members can be exchanged with real human players at any time during the game. Everyone selected can invite three friends through Uplay to join in, so long as they are on the same platform.

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Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) Stock Price Decreases -3.12%

Enbridge Energy, L.P. presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $25.25. Separately, Bank of America Corporation set a $38.00 price target on shares of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. & global copyright legislation. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.is a limited partnership. Full-year 2016 revenue of $27.8 billion decreased 22% year-on-year, despite three quarters of activity from the Cameron Group that contributed $4.2 billion in revenue.

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Samsung won't unveil Galaxy S8 smartphone at MWC show

Speaking with multiple sources, the Guardian has learned that there will be a Galaxy S8 model with a display in the region of 5 inches and another around 6 inches. Despite widespread backlash the phone still sold out, with United Kingdom customers desperate to get their hands on one when it was released. Many Galaxy S7 edge owners are reporting a problem in which the display on their Samsung handset develops a vertical pink line running from the top to the bottom of the handset.

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Isikoff: CIA Chief 'Blindsided' by Waterboarding Draft Order

It's precisely for this reason that during President George W. Bush's administration, when waterboarding was used, officials went out of their way to argue that waterboarding does not constitute torture. However, the USA president said that he would rely on the advice of Pentagon Chief James Mattis and Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo.

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A wasp horror story that makes you glad you're not an insect

But Scott Egan and Kelly Weinersmith of Rice University found that another wasp-a new species, much smaller than the crypt gall wasps and a handsome iridescent blue-often occupy the crypts with the B. When analyzed under a microscope, they appear as one of the most colorful insects. It is a story about how Set trapped his brother Osiris in a crypt, killed him and then cut him into little pieces which he spread around the Earth - not unlike the "evil" E.

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White House Said Weighing Pullout From Treaties, Deep Cuts In UN Funding

Though still subject to change, the order is in keeping with a series of executive orders being rolled out by the Trump administration this week, including new restrictions on immigration and refugee resettlement. Few aspects of that funding are exempted from the order, but several elements of United Nations operations are singled out for more careful re-examination, including peacekeeping operations, the worldwide criminal court, and any activity that is deemed to target the state of Israel.

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Boeing Reveals Suits For Starliner Astronauts

The NASA astronauts who fly aboard Boeing's new spaceship will wear sleek, blue suits that are lighter, simpler and more comfortable than the bulky orange gear of the space shuttle era, company representatives said. Boeing's spacesuits certainly seems to have encouraged NASA. Typical space shuttle suits weighed about 33 lbs (15 kilograms), while Boeing's new suit weighs about 12 lbs (5.4 kilograms) - roughly a few Macbook laptops' worth of mass.

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Flagship Smartphone Skips MWC 2017; Launching Expected in March

Stay tuned for more updates on the Galaxy Note 8 in the coming weeks. Dubbed Dream 1 and Dream 2, Samsung is said to be launching the two Galaxy S8 phones with screens in the 5-inch and 6-inch region (the S7 debuted with 5.1-inch and 5.5-inch displays).

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Surgical strike heroes to recieve gallantry awards on Republic Day

The tweet read, " Tonight we celebrate India's 68th Republic Day with a spectacular LED illumination of the Indian National flag on #BurjKhalifa! And, the chief guest of the parade is UAE's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Trump Meets Big 3 CEOs Pledging to Dismantle 'Unnecessary' Environmental Regulations

During the meeting , Trump stated that his administration would aim to cut regulations by 75 percent or more, which would include dramatic rollbacks of environmental protections. Fields told CNN at the time that the move is a "vote of confidence" in Trump's promise to create a pro-business environment. While jobs in the sector have been rising, they are still well below record highs.

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Significant Tech Move: Computer Sciences Corporation's (CSC)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) where Craig Hallum provided Buy rating on the stock on 16-Jun-16. Let's start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. They now have a Dollars 17 price target on the stock. The institutional investor held 1.55 million shares of the edp services company at the end of 2016Q3, valued at $80.81 million, up from 1.33M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Florida reaction to Trump's immigration action

U.S. workers build a section of the U.S. -Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 9, 2016. The first order will kickstart the building of " a large physical barrier on the southern border ", Spicer said. Trump blamed sanctuary cities - which include NY - for having "caused immeasurable harm to the American people and to the very fabric of our Republic".

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New Xbox One update adds Copilot accessibility feature for Insiders

Microsoft will be adding additional Cortana updates for gaming. Bringing up the guide and pressing "X" or "Y" on the controller will start recording, and will eventually allow instant broadcasting to Microsoft's upcoming Beam, a streaming service created to compete with the likes of Twitch.

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Japan Display to Start Producing Flexible LCDs

According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal , the supplier has figured out a way to manufacture flexible liquid crystal display (LCD) panels using technology and processes it already has at its disposal. Aside from manufacturing the flexible LCD panels for the iPhones that are releasing in 2018 and the years to come, Japan Display is also hoping to sell this type of technology to makers of laptop computers and auto infotainment systems.

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Bruno Mars to perform at the Grammys

His tour in support of the collection kicks off July 15 in Las Vegas. Mars released his third album, " 24K Magic ", in November. Neil Portnow - the President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which organises the prestigious awards show, was full of excuses about what caused her bad luck.

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Old Trafford: Man Utd announce plans for more spaces for disabled fans

According to The Daily Mail , United are "seriously considering" expanding Old Trafford to 88,000. As can be seen in these plans, the project will see a new "disabled seating curve" installed behind the goal in the East Stand that will also spill over into the bottom tiers of the South (Sir Bobby Charlton) and North (Sir Alex Ferguson) Stands...

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Badlands National Park goes rogue with climate-change tweets

The official account retweeted widely-circulated photos of crowds, comparing President Barack Obama's inauguration to Trump's . Days after the National Park Service was made to apologize for perceived anti-Donald Trump Twitter usage, one of its prominent parks had messages about climate change deleted.

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Facebook's Trending updates deemphasize personalization and leverage publishers

Since the feature became a subject for criticism last spring, the company has been working hard to change it, thereby, preventing fake news from trending. Facebook said headlines will be automatically selected based on factors such as the engagement around a specific article on Facebook , interactions with the publisher as a whole and whether other stories link to the article, which should help ensure the article is reliable.

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Liguori Stepping Down as CEO of Tribune Media

Liguori, who shed Tribune's newspaper assets and doubled down on its cable network and TV stations during his four years at the helm, will leave in March, after the company's 2016 fourth quarter and full-year earnings report. The company's publicly traded stock has slumped during Liguori's tenure. Shares of Tribune Media , nominally based in Chicago though Liguori spends much of his time in Los Angeles, were up 0.7% to $29.17 on Wednesday morning, though the stock remains down almost 25% over ...


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