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Shirt wrapped around dolphin by 'pranksters' could have been 'catastrophic'

The department received a call from the local Dolphin Discovery Centre , which advertises itself as " Australia's premier wild dolphin experience ", alerting them to the sea creature's predicament. The Department of Parks and Wildlife says the result could be death for the dolphin if the singlet covered its blowhole and restricted its breathing.

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Is space the fountain of youth? NASA twins study may provide clue

The preliminary results were presented on January 26 in Galveston, Texas, at a NASA Human Research Program meeting. The brothers are the flawless candidates for a genetic study: They're almost genetically identical, and one spent nearly a year in space while the other stayed on Earth.

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San Francisco Sues Federal Government

Former President Obama allowed these cities to violate federal law and remain unpunished, but that ended yesterday. These cities, known for defying federal immigration law to provide a safe space for illegal immigrants living in their borders, have been directly targeted by the Trump administration.

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Earth's Oxygen Scatters to Moon When They're Near Each Month

Since the Moon doesn't have a protective magnetic field like Earth, it gets near-constantly buffeted by the solar wind - a stream of highly charged particles emanating from the Sun. The researchers noticed something interesting whenever the Moon and the vehicle passed into Earth's plasma sheet - a region of hot, charged particles trapped inside the planet's magnetotail .

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CAIR Florida Sues Trump Over Travel Ban

It also suspends the entry of all refugees to the USA for 120 days, and halts admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely. As a result of this, they are unable to return to the United States where they have their jobs and homes. January 30, 2017. Nobody wants a terrorist from ISIS or al-Qaeda taking advantage of America's refugee system to mount an attack. So, what's being done to stop Trump's refugee ban? The department stated that "an increase in anti-American rhetoric has the ...

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Careem, Uber declared 'illegal' by Punjab govt

Whereas, in Punjab , Umar Saif , Chairman PITB, while giving an interview to DAWN , has mentioned that the government is trying to work out an innovative model so that the ride-hailing services can register the vehicles with regulatory bodies and the services can be taxed.

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San Francisco sues Trump Administration over sanctuary city order

San Francisco's sanctuary status prohibits law enforcement officers from cooperating with federal immigration officials' detainer requests, and limits when local officers can give Immigration and Customs Enforcement advanced notice of a person's release from custody.

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Lyft use lifted by Uber backlash

A number of Uber customers tweeted they would now use Lyft instead of Uber because of Uber's decision to lift surge pricing . The hashtag #DeleteUber has been trending on social media overnight as users snapped themselves deleting the app from their phones in protest of the United States president's ban and Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick's political ties, Aljazeer reports .

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Pokemon Sun/Moon Sales Hit 14.7 Million Units In 43 Days

This is an impressive number as it doesn't include sales for January 2017. Nintendo's Pokemon Sun/Moon were already known to be massively successful games- the games had amassed 10 million in shipments before they even launched, and had set records in Europe and North America, while also selling through over 3 million in Japan.

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Plex looks to boost content offerings with Watchup acquisition

It aggregates video news from major sources like CBS , CNN , and others, along with local TV news videos from across the US. Its functionality will be integrated into Plex and is expected to launch in Q2 2017. With a attractive, simple, and consistent user experience and 4+ star rated apps on over 40 platforms, Plex has quickly become a top 10 streaming app on OTT devices.

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Intergalactic Void Is Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe

It's being fuelled by a mysterious "void" that drags our galaxy along with a force similar to the gravitational force. The newly discovered void was previously suggested by astronomers at the University of Hawaiʻi, but obtaining observational confirmation of the absence of galaxies has proved challenging.

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Nintendo net profits rise to over $900 mn

The iOS-only smartphone game hit the market on 15 December and granted players a few trial levels before asking them to fork out $10 for full access - a high fee in an industry saturated with free-to-play titles. As reported by Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima mentioned at the company's financial briefing about the status of production for the Nintendo Switch at launch.

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Uber teams up with Mercedes-Benz's parent company on self-driving cars

The partnership is part of Uber's strategy to run a network of self-driving cars, but not build them itself. It's becoming increasingly clear that it may be easier for Silicon Valley to leverage its software expertise and Detroit its car-building history to form partnerships, rather than trying to solve problems in a vacuum.

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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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