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Trump Trade Adviser Navarro Says Germany Using 'Grossly Undervalued' Euro — FT

Trump's administration is focusing on bilateral deals rather than the broad multilateral agreements pursued by Barack Obama, his predecessor. In recent weeks, the United States dollar has lost the momentum that carried the currency higher from election day into the end of 2016, leading to some shifting of positions.

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Trump Vows to Cut Burdensome Regulations For Pharmaceutical Industry

It may be that Trump's approach to cutting the regulatory state is different enough from Reagan's to have some success. In his answer, Trump, then the president-elect, pivoted to say that "we also get hacked by other countries, and other people" while vowing to launch a government-wide review of vulnerabilities to cyber attacks.

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Surface Phone rumors: Alleged Microsoft device is something to watch out for

Rather, it's meant to be a lightweight OS created to compete with Chromebooks, providing a "simpler, safer and cheaper version of Windows 10", as she put it. "I've long held the view that complexity is the Achilles' heel of the Windows PC , and that user frustration and aversion to Windows are Microsoft's foe, not Apple or Google ".

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Animal Crossing For Mobile Delayed To 2018

If you're looking forward to a Nintendo title to play on Android, keep an eye out for Fire Emblem: Heroes' release on Thursday. Nintendo had originally planned to release both Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing before the end of this fiscal year but it's now been announced that Animal Crossing is being pushed into the next fiscal year instead.

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Longmont weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 65

Tuesday's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 62 and winds 8 to 11 miles per hour with gusts as high as 17 miles per hour. A quick dusting to half inch is possible in this area, before the snow moves off around 8 a.m. East wind 5 to 11 miles per hour becoming north northeast after midnight. Wednesday's high also will be above the freezing mark. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

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Senate Democrats Stall Panel Votes on Trump Treasury, HHS Picks

Price's allies have continued to defend his stock-trading behavior, and rebutted a Wall Street Journal report published last night alleging he got a discounted, privileged deal on biomedical stocks. Ron Wyden (D-OR), explained on Twitter why Democrats did not attend the mark-up vote. "His policies are not in the best interest of MI families and, therefore, I can not support his nomination", Stabenow said .

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India announce squad for Bangladesh Test

Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha replaces Parthiv Patel for the Test match against Bangladesh while Abhinav Mukund returns after five years. Offspinner Jayant Yadav, who had missed the final Test against England in Chennai due to a hamstring injury, has recovered to make it back to the side.

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Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age gets a launch date

Remaining details of the pack, including whether this and other additions will be in the free version or not, is yet to be announced. Gematsu has rounded up some new updates for the title, starting with Square Enix's announcement that its Active Time Report has been set to release on february 2 as a "New Year Special" run.

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President Trump mocks Sen. Schumer's immigration tears

The longtime senator from NY was standing alongside refugees at a press conference, asking the Senate to vote for legislation to block Trump's executive order signed Friday. Elaine L. Chao's nomination for Transportation secretary is also set to come before the Senate on Tuesday. "I noticed Chuck Schumer yesterday with fake tears ", Trump said before a meeting with small-business leaders.

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Take A Look At The Hyperloop Competition Entries

Only five teams passed the safety and design tests. All of the teams will be racing on Musk's own personal Hyperloop track , which he describes to be the second biggest vacuum chamber in the world right after the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

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Up close & personal: Cassini captures Saturn like you've never seen it before

NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently captured stunning close-ups of Saturn's icy rings. Cassini has taken many images of the rings before, but they've never been anywhere close to this level of detail. Studying Saturn's rings is paramount for understanding galaxies and solar systems which also become organized into disc shapes, according to Cassini's imaging team leader Carolyn Porco.

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Trump stands by United States entry ban despite global outrage

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a legal challenge to President Donald Trump's order to deny US entry to refugees from seven countries, as acrimony widened over the policy and the number of detainees held at airports appeared to swell.

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Donald Trump petition: 500000 signatures to stop United Kingdom state visit

The author, Graham Guest, added that Trump's "well documented misogyny and vulgarity disqualifies him from being received by Her Majesty the Queen or the Prince of Wales". Downing Street said it would not be withdrawing its invitation to Trump as a state visit remains "substantially in the national interest". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said that Trump "should not be welcomed to Britain while he abuses our shared values with his shameful Muslim ban and attacks on refugees' and women's ...

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Nintendo profit rises, buoyed by weak yen

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. Like many Japanese exporters, Nintendo benefitted from the stronger dollar, which means its overseas profits are worth more when repatriated. OSAKA, Japan-Nintendo Co. reported a boost in net profit compared with a year ago as a weak yen propped up the company's bottom line even as revenue declined because of a pause in its videogame-console business.

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Three introduces app-free wi-fi calling for iOS and Android

The company will now be issuing an alert to those who have a compatible device but are using Three InTouch, telling them they can delete the application and use embedded Wi-Fi instead. It means that Three customers are now able to make calls at the 250 or so stations on the London Underground which offer Wi-Fi access-an additional way to endear busy commuters to one another during rush hour.

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US Travel Ban Working 'Very Nicely,' Says Donald Trump

The order was causing chaos at airports in the USA and overseas as border agents blocked travellers from entering the country and airlines barred visa-holders from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from getting on planes to the U.S.

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No deals discussed with U.S. in exchange for lifting Russian Federation sanctions

Mr Putin and Mr Trump also agreed to co-operate on other pressing global matters, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, nuclear security and non-proliferation, the Iranian nuclear programme and the "main aspects of the crisis in Ukraine". "The Presidents called for establishing a real coordination of USA and Russian actions to defeat the Islamic State and other terrorist groups in Syria", the statement read.

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Thousands to join Downing Street protest over Trump travel ban

Columbus Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. However, as analysts have pointed out only two of the countries Somalia and Libya have any have had connections to any terror plots planned or committed against the United States homeland.

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When It Comes to iPhone 7 Sales, Bigger Is Better

Some analysts , such as UBS' Steven Milunovich, forecast Apple sales near the high end of its own guidance of $76 billion to $78 billion. Maybe Apple's revenue has peaked? So has a late-December report from Japan's Nikkei stating iPhone 7 production will be down about 10% annually in the March quarter due to light demand.

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SpaceX delays second launch of the year until mid-February

The CRS-10 Dragon Cargo mission to the Internation Space Station will now be going ahead of the EchoStar launch. "The launch vehicles, Dragon, and the EchoStar satellite are all healthy and prepared for launch". The CRS-10 launch will be the first to use the Throwback system for the Transporter/Erector/Launcher. "The launch is now targeted for no earlier than mid-February", SpaceX elaborated.

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Electoral system has serious issue: Voter fraud isn't it

Trump , in his tweet , also vowed to investigate people registered to vote in more than one state. He has repeatedly claimed that 3 million to 5 million illegal immigrants voted for Hillary Clinton and that his vote total would be higher than Ms.

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Is the universe a 'vast, complex hologram'?

But it could lend a bit more weight to slightly more "out there" ideas like David Bohm's holonomic brain theory, which suggests that the brain operates much like a hologram. It didn't actually prove that the early universe was a hologram, but showed it was a possibility, Gizmodo reported. Thus, what we think of as our 3D world may be an illusion.

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Iraq Passes 'Reciprocity' Rule for US Travelers after Trump Ban

Iraqi lawmakers on Monday voted to retaliate against US President Donald Trump's travel ban on Muslims. "We ask the Iraqi government to reciprocate to the decision taken by the United States administration", said the committee in a statement read to Reuters by one its members, Hassan Shwerid.

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Paris Jackson signs on for Star

The 18-year-old is soon to appear in Star , a Fox drama about a young singing group, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Paris Jackson is ready to be a star . Rolling Stone recently revealed in a cover story about Jackson that Daniels was talking to her manager about a role on the show after Jackson charmed the prolific producer, who is also a co-creator on Empire .

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Presidential Prerogative: Which Anti-Russian Sanctions Can Be Lifted by Trump

President Trump reportedly spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Premier Abe Shinzo before the phone call with Putin , and it is likely Merkel pushed heavily against the idea of US-Russian ties improving, as German officials have be4en outspokenly pushing for keeping Russia at arm's length for the sake of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation unity.

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Just 2 Of Trump's 19 CEO Advisers Publicly Condemn Order Targeting Muslims

Pierre Omidyar the vocal eBay billionaire, who is an Iranian-American, said on Twitter : "Trump's order is simple bigotry". That the CEOs of Microsoft , Apple, Netflix , Uber , Airbnb and Tesla Motors have gone on the record to denounce this policy is due to the fact that it will affect people employed by these companies, their ability to work in the United States legally and more importantly affect the way these companies recruit talent globally.

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Washington to become first state to sue Trump over 'Muslim Ban'

The attorney general's office says the complaint asks U.S. District Court to declare unconstitutional key provisions of Trump's executive order on immigration. The suit specifically targets the nationality-based prohibition on immigrants and the religious test, asking federal judges to invalidate entire sections of the executive order.

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Trump defends executive order: 'Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting'

The executive order also halts all refugee admission processing for at least 120 days and halts the entry of Syrian refugees for the foreseeable future. Based on the suspension of the Visa Waiver Program included in this order, we anticipate visa wait times will significantly increase. Also Monday, the Massachusetts Communities Action Network, Cosecha and other groups planned to gather at the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul near Boston Common to discuss how Trump's orders affect the ...

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Four-star receiver cited during Ohio State official visit

According to Franklin County police records, wide receiver prospect James Robinson was cited for possession of marijuana while on his official visit to Ohio State. Now, for Florida, the options for a second wide receiver are bleak. Robinson, a Lakeland, Florida, native rated as a five-star recruit by Rivals for a short period of time, will pick between Clemson, Florida, Oklahoma, and OR on Wednesday's Signing Day.

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Muslim Advocacy Group Challenges Constitutionality Of Trump Immigration Order

The suit alleges the "apparent and true goal and underlying motive" of Trump's act is "to ban Muslims from certain-Muslim majority countries". Besides excluding Muslim refugees and immigrants from overseas, the suit alleges Trump's executive order will force out US-resident Muslims from those seven countries "by denying them the ability to renew their lawful status or receive immigration benefits...

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Airlines, Amid Confusion, Largely Quiet On Trump Travel Ban

The [executive order] was issued without prior coordination or warning, causing confusion among both airlines and travelers. The sudden, confusing implementation of the ban starting late Friday roiled airports around the country, with protests erupting and lawyers rushing to help travelers affected.

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Russian Federation grounds Proton-M rocket for 3 1/2 months

The December explosion destroyed the Progress MS-04 - also known as the Progress 65 - cargo ship carrying 2.6 tons of food, fuel and other supplies for astronauts on board the ISS. The chief of the Voronezh plant quit earlier this month "for reasons of unsatisfactory work and product quality". Russian officials have since said that the explosion was caused by a fault in the third stage engine of the rocket.

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Waterloop team shows off Hyperloop prototype in California

The three teams that made it through include a team from MIT, one from Delft University, and one from WARR, a student group from the Technical University of Munich. The challenge is targeted towards colleges and universities to encourage innovation and accelerate the development of this revolutionary transportation method.

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SpaceX's Hyperloop competition sees three companies run their pods

The idea for Hyperloop dates back to 2013, when Tesla CEO Elon Musk realized that overground speeds had remained largely constant in recent years. And as a significant number of teams have made it through the first round and are prepared to compete outside SpaceX's headquarters, Business Insider have a look at all the teams and their prototype pods .

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Plan for Trump State Visit Sparks Increased Opposition

Executive orders signed by the new American President bans nationals from Muslim majority countries that are linked to Islamic terrorism from travelling to the USA. The government is forced to answer to all petitions that receive more than 10,000 signatures and if the petition reaches 100,000, it has to be contemplated for a debate in Westminster Hall.


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