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Wal-Mart revamps pay policy, speeds up training program

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is adjusting its pay wage policies and making changes to its training program. Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. Shares of Wal-Mart are down 3.46% YTD vs. the S&P 500 2.58% return.

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California official: Voter fraud claims 'dangerous'

President Trump claimed in a recent ABC News interview that millions of people voted illegally in the election , but has so far not produced proof to back up this highly-disputed claim. We fear that this investigation , if it occurs, will be undertaken with the conclusion already reached - this is why the methodology must also be released for critical examination.

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This Kyocera smartphone can be washed with soap and water

The DIGNO smartphone featured high-end specs and protection against water. This is not the first washable smartphone, the company in 2015 launched a similar smartphone and this is its successor. The Kyocera rafre runs Android 7.0 Nougat on a 5-inch HD display. The rafre doesn't have a regular earpiece so that water or dirt can't enter the phone, so it uses Smart Sonic Receiver tech to send vibrations to the eardrum via the phone's display.

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NASA remembers Apollo 1 crew

Grissom, aged 40 and one of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, became the second American in space in a suborbital flight that preceded John Glenn's landmark first U.S. "We got to the moon not in spite of Apollo 1, but because of Apollo 1", added Cabana. Displayed are board games like those he played with his wife and kids on rare evenings free of training.

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Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Start Strongly In Japan

Whether or not these make it to all regions or if it's just a display thing in Japan remains to be seen but it's a great use of the transparent cases we think. Unlike the Wii U, which was considered to be a huge flop for Nintendo, the Switch looks to be advertised for exactly what it is, one strong point according to Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Weekend Wx: Lake effect snow heading for GLOW region

The hardest-hit regions in upstate NY will be the Tug Hill Plateau east of Lake Ontario and southwestern counties along Lake Erie . Lake effect snow breaks out through the day on Thursday, though drier air in place and should keep accumulations somewhat limited until Friday.

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Seagate Is Getting Close To Releasing a 16TB Hard Drive

According to a report from PCWorld , the largest capacity Seagate is now producing is 10TB mechanical hard drive with a 12TB hard drive in the testing phase. $400. In the mainstream market, mechanical hard drives are being replaced by NAND-based solid state drives (SSDs) as the primary storage device. According to a report by PCWorld , the highest capacity that Seagate is now in possession of when you're considering mechanical hard drives is 10TB.

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Caught out by the U.S. visa change

Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United. Trump's order means that thousands of citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya may not be allowed to board flights bound for the USA - even if they hold "green card" (permanent residents' permit).

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Alphabet lost a billion on its moon shots this quarter

Cost of revenues rose to $10.7 billion from $8.2 billion a year ago. However, its other bets are still making losses, albeit at a lesser pace. The Street had been looking for adjusted earnings of $9.64 per share on $20.6 billion in revenue.

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Oppo A57 'selfie-centric' smartphone launching on February 3 in India

For now, India price details of the Oppo A57 are unknown. Oppo A57 was launched in November past year in China. It will launched in two colour variants - Rose Gold and Gold. It is backed with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage , which is further expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. OPPO past year made headlines in India with its selfie-centric F1s and the F1 Plus, which feature a 16-megapixel front camera , selfie flash and enhanced Beautify mode.

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Mixed Reactions From Muslims In America To Trump's Anti-Immigration Actions

Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and bans refugees from Syria from entering the U.S. until further notice. "They've been horribly treated ", Trump told the TV channel. However, within hours campaigners said that there had been reports of many green card holders and visa holders were being denied permission to enter the country.

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Rocky Mountain National Park tweets, celebrates 102 years of history

While the account makes clear in its bio that it's not run by government employees, its mission is clear: to spread information about climate change in the event that Trump orders the agency to go silent. UPDATE: MSNBC's Steve Benen writes of Trump's contacting the director of the National Park Service , "the president didn't believe reality, he sought additional evidence, he considered the new information, and he then chose to reject reality once more because it made him feel better ...

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Former Head of Rockstar Leslie Benzies Developing Everywhere

Ex-GTA lead and former President of Rockstar North, Leslie Benzies, is working on Everywhere , an open-world game for PC and consoles. Meanwhile, two other Rockstar North Ex-employees Matthew Smith and Colin Entwistle are starting their own video game company titled " Everywhere Game Limited".

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Elon Musk Sees Brain-Computer Systems in Humans' Future

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk , stated that he was serious about his plans to dig a tunnel underneath L.A. that would reduce his travel time between his office at SpaceX and LAX, according to a report by Tech Crunch . Crenshaw Boulevard is a major north-south street in greater Los Angeles, not far from SpaceX's headquarters in the suburb of Hawthorne. Elon Musk wants to build a tunnel to cut down on traffic in Los Angeles - and it looks like he's actually going to make it happen.

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Environmental nerds go rogue on Twitter

Scientists and environmentalists across the United States are setting up "rogue" Twitter accounts in support of climate change research, as a stand against the newly-inaugurated Donald Trump's policies on the issue. Earlier this week on the official Twitter account of the Badlands National Park in South Dakota, National Park officials posted a tweet on the detrimental affects of global warming.

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Apple receives patent approval for a hi-tech vaporizer

As further proof, the patent's inventor is named as Tetsuya Ishikawa, a senior Apple manager and nanotechnology specialist. It's entirely possible that this is just one of them, and vaping is little more than a market that one of Apple's employees - in this case, Tetsuya Ishikawa - was thinking about and chose to invent something for it.

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Trump Throws Support Behind March for Life

Since the Supreme Court ruled abortion legal in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, marchers have descended upon Washington to protest the ruling. This year, the March for Life demonstrators had a bit more of a skip in their step because of the new administration.

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IOS 10.2 Jailbreak (Beta) Released: How To Download The IPA File

It also works only on devices already on the iOS 10.1.1 version and not for those who suddenly want to jump straight to the new version. We've posted tutorials on how to save your blobs using tsschecker from tihmstar. Then verify if iOS 10.2 is still being signed for your particular model, else do not proceed further (as you might end up bricking your device with an unsigned firmware).

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali attacked over 'Padmavati'; Bollywood stands united with filmmaker

When we came to know about the shooting, we gathered there and protested", said a leader of the group, Narayan Singh. Looks like, shooting Padmavati is not going to be easy for director Sanjay Leela Bhansali . Starting from Bhansali's fellow filmmakers to actors and actresses of Bollywood, nearly everyone felt strongly for him and expressed their feelings.

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Georgia gas stadium stops selling Sam Adams until Super Bowl

And, for what it's worth, the store's owner said on Twitter that Boston Globe writer Dan Shaughnessy's recent article about Atlanta being a bad sports town prompted the sign , so we can't really say we blame them. "Maybe a little pity". It's not just the Super Bowl, either: in 2013, a Pittsburgh bar banned Sam Adams ahead of a showdown between the Penguins and the Boston Bruins in the NHL's Eastern Conference Finals.

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Current Analyst Rating: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.'s (CLF)

The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $184.64. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate as $0.04 as compared to the Higher EPS estimate of $0.2. Pioneer Natural Resources makes up approx 0.04% of Private Bank Trust Co's portfolio.Asset Management firm, Clear Harbor Asset Management reduced its stake in PXD by selling ...

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No, Donald Trump did not win the popular vote!

Trump told a group of lawmakers earlier this week he believes voter fraud caused him to lose the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by some 3 million ballots. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan , the most senior Republican in Congress, repeated on Tuesday he had seen no evidence to support Trump's claims.

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Maruti WagonR VXi+ Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs 4.69 Lakh

The price increase ranges from Rs 1,500 to a maximum of Rs 8,014, although the company hasn't yet announced the price increase on a model-wise basis. The BSE group "A" stock of face value Rs 5 touched a 52-week high of Rs 5,972 on November 1, 2016 and a 52-week low of Rs 3,202.1 on February 29, 2016.

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Greece, Creditors Fail to Bridge Differences on Bailout

He said it's important that talks between Greece and its creditors resume in Athens, saying "that's what we need to restart now". "A necessary precondition for economic recovery is primarily the completion of the second review and determined implementation of the structural reforms outlined in the new (bailout) programme", Stournaras said.

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Dozens of rogue climate Twitter accounts spring up in defiance of Trump

Now fuming scientists are leading a revolt against the reality TV star in defence of "real news" and "real faces". NASA's rogue Twitter account, with over 600,000 followers by Friday, will share peer-reviewed, evidence-based research, the majority revolving around climate change, regardless of any confines Trump may put in place.

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Alien-like critter forces creation of new insect category

Aethiocarenus burmanicus probably lived in fissures in the bark of trees, looking for mites, worms or fungi to feed on while dinosaurs lumbered nearby. There are only two known specimens of the new order, both encased in amber. Poinar says he created a Halloween mask that resembled the alien-looking insect noggin, but had to take it off because it was scaring young trick-or-treaters.

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Chinese New Year Foods That (Hopefully) Bring $$$$

The display was designed by South Coast Plaza and built by Fiesta Parade Floats, the leading float builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade. It does, after all, usher in the Year of the Rooster (you can consult the nearest paper placemat at your neighborhood Chinese joint about what that means).

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Donald Trump's wall: a fitting monument for an unfit leader

Mexico's president is " considering" cancelling next week's visit to Washington following President Donald Trump's order to begin construction of a wall between the two countries, a senior official said. A 2000-mile wall will require incredible financial backing, and aside from all of the potential political fallout which may occur between the United States and its southern neighbor over such an undertaking, many people on both sides of the political aisle are wondering exactly how much ...

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Massive asteroid to 'hit earth' next month?

Dr Zakharovich believes the object could hit on February 16 sparking catastrophic tsunamis and causing the planet's seas to boil. And telling lies. That they call it 2016 WF9 proves they are lying. NASA released a statement on their website at the end of previous year clarifying that they do not believe the 2016 WF9 asteroid is of any threat to Earth.

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WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

Susquehanna analysts provided their view on Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) recently. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.09% and Monthly Volatility of 2.39%. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 81,434 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,057,827.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Original NVIDIA SHIELD TV receives its Nougat update

The update also includes support for Nest cams, picture-in-picture support for select apps, improved game streaming, and preps both models for the eventual release of the voice-activated Google Assistant when it arrives in a later update. If you've got an NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2015), grab this update and then come back here to let us know how it's working! Though most Shield owners will be notified of the update immediately upon powering their device, you can manually download and install the ...

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National Football League announces officiating crew for Super Bowl

Last year's interest in super Bowl tickets was also amped up because it was the 50th anniversary of the game and it was in the San Francisco Bay area, according to StubHub's communications manager, Cameron Papp. It was another 3-minute walk to Discovery Green, where in the middle of the park, FOX Sports is setting up its massive set, and NASA crews worked Monday to put up the "Mission to Mars" Future Flight ride , which is a part of the WOW Factor for Super Bowl Live.

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Mass. House Approves Expansive Pay Raise Bill As Baker Casts Shade

The measure would also eliminate an oft-criticized system of per diem travel allowances for legislators, replacing it with a single annual lump sum payment to cover all expenses for lawmakers: $15,000 for those who live within 50 miles of the Statehouse and $20,000 for all others.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC)

The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.84% so far this year. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . Fulton Bank N.A. increased its position in Computer Sciences Corporation by 0.8% in the third quarter. In MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) latest quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016, company revealed earnings of $0.04 a share.

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The Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Shares Sold by Valley National Advisers Inc

Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, December 21st. Microsoft Corporation now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $64.74. Investors of record on Thursday, February 16th will be issued a $0.39 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 14th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.43%.


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