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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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SAP Raises Outlook As Q4 Profit Climbs

It now expects cloud subscriptions and support revenue of between €3.8 billion and €4.0 billion this year, for a growth rate of up to 34 percent, and total revenue of between €23.2 billion and €23.6 billion, an increase on its previous forecast for the year.

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National Parks Are Tweeting Climate Science After Trump Gags EPA

The national park in South Dakota addressed issues such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and ocean acidity in the tweets . Hopefully, it's an intern who doesn't have a salary to lose during the inevitable termination. That same stance is largely reflected in the people he has nominated to lead government agencies, like the EPA , Interior Department , State Department , Energy Department , and Agriculture Department .

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United States listed as a 'flawed democracy,' according to report

Full democracies must score an average of 8 or higher. 'The US has been downgraded because of a further erosion of trust in government and elected officials. The rise of Trump as a candidate wasn't "the cause of the deterioration in trust but rather a effect of it", the report said . Norway earned the highest score on the Democracy Index, a near flawless 9.93.

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Resident Evil 7 First DLC Announced

The twenty-seventh entry, and the seventh numbered installment, in the " Resident Evil " series, "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", is now out for the PlayStation 4 (and PlayStation VR), Xbox One, and Windows PC. And now the first Resident Evil 7 DLC release date has been confirmed. Extra Mode: Jack's 55th Birthday: Race against the clock and feed Jack tons of food in this comical extra game mode separate from the tapes and story of the main game.

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Google removed 1.7bn 'bad ads' from network in 2016

An additional 200 publishers were also permanently banned, Google said. The offending ads range from payday loan ads, which Google banned in July, to ads for illegal products like black market pharmaceuticals and gambling sites. Fake news was a small part of Google's focus on bad ads in 2016. Google admitted, however, that in 2016 it "saw a need" to step up its war against "misrepresentative content", with a new policy aimed at taking action at deceptive websites introduced in ...

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Night Shift is headed to the Mac to help you sleep better

Users will be able to set a schedule for the feature to activate, manually turn it on until sunrise, and adjust the color temperature of the screen when Night Shift is activated from the least warm to the warmest settings. Now, the feature is coming to the screens of your MacBooks and Macs. Download the MacOS Sierra Developer Beta Access Utility from the link below.

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Elon Musk Says He's Really Not Joking About Boring Tunnels

You start to fantasize about all sorts of things that could stop the agony, like teleportation or, in Elon Musk's case, building a tunnel that leads from the Los Angeles airport right to his SpaceX office. The idea might seem like a joke, but Musk ended his series of tweets with "I am actually going to do this". In classic Musk fashion, on Wednesday he teased the forthcoming announcement with just enough detail to make you ponder the possibilities.

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Espaillat statement on Trump's Executive Order reinstating global gag rule

Since the rule was first imposed in the 1980s, every Democratic President has rescinded the rule, and every Republican President has re-imposed it. Trump issued an executive memorandum January 23 reinstating the " Mexico City Policy", which bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving USA funds from performing or promoting abortion as a method of family planning in other countries.

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Sumo: Kisenosato formally promoted as sumo's 72nd yokozuna

Sumo is the national sport of Japan, but it took a beating due to the lack of local talent. The last three wrestlers promoted to Yokozuna were Mongolian: Hakuho, Harumafuji and Kakuryu. He retired in 2003. Eight of the last nine yokozuna secured promotion by winning their preceding two tournaments. Kisenosato became a serious contender for promotion after winning the new year's contest in Tokyo with a record of 14 victories and just one defeat.

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Movements of Services Stock: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s (WBA)

Private Investors use the Average Brokerage Recommendation score to determine what the consensus is on a given stock. In other Walgreens Boots Alliance news, insider Stefano Pessina purchased 2,000,000 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 4th.

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Agriculture department lifts gag order on scientists after public outcry

The Interior Department was recently ordered to shut down its Twitter accounts temporarily, after the National Park Service retweeted a number of posts that pointed out that crowds for Trump inauguration were smaller than for President Obama.

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Gamevice brings headphone jack to iPhone 7 … and superior gaming experience

The Gamevice controller was initially launched in 2015, for the iPhone 6s. Whether you opt for the iPhone or the iPad version, the new Gamevice controller has all the buttons you need to play iOS games - including two analog sticks, a d-pad, four action buttons, triggers and bumper buttons on the left and right shoulders, and a menu button.


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