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2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars unveiled

These findings suggest it came from a volcano on Mars that was active 2 billion years ago. Lapen's analysis of NWA 7635 shows that while it's from the same region as the rest of shergottite, it's vastly older. "We understand that they came from a comparable volcanic source ", Lapen said. Much of what we know about the composition of rocks from volcanoes on Mars comes from meteorites found on Earth.

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Final Fantasy XV's 'Power Rangers' Suits Are Going to Be Altered

Fans and critics voiced a lot of irritation about Chapter 13 when Final Fantasy XV was released in November. In an Active Time Report live steam, Square Enix revealed that an update that will be released on February 21 will be adding PlayStation 4 Pro support for Final Fantasy XV , which will take the game to full HD.

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Planet Labs Inks Deal for Google's Satellite Business

Google has recently been realigning its business, begininnig with the formation of Alphabet as an overarching parent company, and it's likely that owning its own satellite imaging rather than licensing it from a dedicated provider is part of that ongoing rationalization of its various lines of business.

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Judge blocks Trump's travel ban for now

Word of the decision came shortly after revelations about an earlier decision by U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton out of Boston , who refused to extend a temporary order that allowed some people affected by Trump's ban to enter the country.

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Allies agree to deploy THAAD this year

Mattis chose South Korea and Japan for his first overseas trip as Pentagon chief. Since taking office, Trump has been issuing orders that upend "longstanding American policy lines", making Mattis' trip and reaffirmation of United States commitment to allies an "unexpected present", Go Myong-hyun, an analyst at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul, tells the New York Times .

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State says fewer than 60000 visas revoked under order

The lawyer's number came in response to a question from the US District Court Judge Leonie Brinkema about how many people have been affected by this order. Steve Bannon, Mr Trump's chief strategist, was said to be behind the green card mandate, and he had overruled the Department of Homeland Security. In a filing late on Thursday evening, US Justice Department lawyers said President Trump was well within his authority to issue the immigration restrictions.

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Two Stable Stocks: Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded with the volume of 45.67 Million in the previous trading session. The stock had a trading capacity of 39.63M shares. Vigilant Capital Management LLC now owns 7,413 shares of the software giant's stock worth $379,000 after buying an additional 422 shares during the period.

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Howard Stern: Trump 'still wants Hillary Clinton to win'

In October 2016, CNN published an article that reproduced conversations Trump had with Stern on the latter's radio program over the course of 17 years. The Forward's independent journalism depends on donations from readers like you. Stern and Trump have been friends for decades. Trump actually loves the press and the people in Hollywood, Stern said, and "only wants to hobnob with them".

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Trump Prompts Senators for Quick NAFTA Negotiations

The channel for consultation with businesses is to be kept open even after talks with the us and Canada begin, letting the government swiftly address new issues requiring private-sector input as they come up. Therefore, the competitive manufacturing advantages of Mexico (i.e., location, labor, access, etc.) vis a vis those of the US may still result in a number of companies remaining attracted to exporting from Mexico into the USA market under WTO's MFN rules.

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Joseph Parker to defend WBO title against Brit Hughie Fury in Auckland

Duco Events, which copromotes Parker with Top Rank, won the auction with an offer of $3.011 million to gain promotional rights to the bout. The minimum bid was $1 million. Parker, who hails from South Auckland, is arguably the most popular athlete in New Zealand's history and will undoubtedly be coming into the ring with the crowd in his corner.

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Gmail to stop supporting older versions of Chrome browser

The Chrome Browser version 55 is the latest version of the browser and it has some important security oriented updates, as well as performance enhancements. By the end of the year, support for older versions will be coming to a halt. In a hilariously passive-aggressive statement, the company said, "we strongly encourage you to migrate to more secure and supported systems".

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Pentagon chief's THAAD reaffirmation to deepen S. Korea's fake mythology

In the meeting, the two sides agreed to deploy and operate the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in South Korea this year to counter the threat from the North, South Korea's Defense Ministry later said . forces from it and Japan if they do not step up their financial support. Mattis said provocations from North Korea left no room for doubt about US commitment, a similar message he delivered over the past two days in South Korea.

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Lady Gaga: Super Bowl halftime show will promote 'inclusion,' 'spirit of equality'

Mother Monster is now going through rehearsals for the big show, and based on a behind-the-scenes video , it looks like Gaga has a few tricks up her sleeve. "In New York, you're born knowing that Tiffany is the best, and that it is where the magic happens", Lady Gaga tells the audience. I love free speech, that's how I make a living, but aren't you exhausted with statements and protests being force-fed to us? "That kid's going to have a stage for 13 minutes".

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Trump to order departments to beef up cyber security

A draft of the measure , obtained by the Washington Post , shows the Office of Management and Budget would lead the review of security risks in the government's executive branch, while department and agency heads were directed to create their own best practices.

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US Coast Guard continues search for missing 'Sharkwater' filmmaker

The filmmaker and another diver both resurfaced about 5:15 pm on Tuesday and the other diver got onto their dive boat boat and passed out. The United States Coast Guard is scheduled to update the media Friday afternoon in the search for Toronto filmmaker and conservationist Rob Stewart.

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Will Trump Honor A Refugee Deal With A Close US Ally?

In September, Australia agreed to resettle a number of Central American refugees from camps in Costa Rica who may otherwise have headed to the U.S. At the time, Australia denied it was part of a quid pro quo. -Australia alliance", the Arizona Republican, who's frequently criticized Trump, said in a statement. The Washington Post reported earlier that Trump berated Turnbull in a Jan 28 phone call when discussing the deal.

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BERKELEY: Students protest an invitation to the editor of a controversial website

Agitators hurled fireworks and smoke bombs, smashed windows, set fires , destroyed property, and assaulted at least four Trump supporters during the hours-long riot. Yiannopoulos' talk was "the subject of much controversy here on campus, with people calling for the speech to be canceled and saying there's no room for his message here", KQED's Lewis says.

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Microsoft to move MI technology headquarters to downtown Detroit

The technology center is one of more than 40 worldwide and is used to bring together resources for customers. Microsoft Corporation plans to move its MI offices downtown in early 2018. "Another great day in Detroit ". It's not known exactly how many employees will move downtown, but that amount of square feet generally houses about 200 to 250 employees.

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NASA study: How identical twin brother changed in space within a year

A few months back, Scott had returned to Earth after spending almost a year in space, while his brother, Mark, served as a ground-based control. A team of researchers at Northwestern University studied the gut bacteria of NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly, identical twin brothers who are part of a unique human study, and found that changes occur to gut bacteria in space.

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Trump warns Israel that new settlements 'may not help' peace process

But spokesman Sean Spicer said that while the Trump administration does not believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, it has not taken an official position on settlement activity . "The White House statement was a shot across the bow to Netanyahu that there's a limit to everything". At one level, that appeared to be an attempt to rein in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has announced wide-ranging settlement expansion plans since the January 20 inauguration, ...

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ZTE returns to Indian smartphone market with Blade A2 plus

The ZTE Blade A2 Plus gains brownie points thanks to the large RAM but loses some due to the cheap MediaTek chipset that is found mostly on entry-level smartphones.The ZTE Blade A2 Plus has an internal memory of 32GB which is pretty basic considering the price of the smartphone.

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Demand for air travel up 6.3% in 2016

IATA said in its monthly market report that the Middle East again topped the regional list with an 11.6 percent increase in route passenger km (RPK). Overall 2016 was another strong year for air travel demand, as capacity rose 6.2% compared to 2015, pushing the load factor up 0.1 percentage points to a record full-year average high of 80.5%.

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Woman's iPhone 6 Plus explodes next to bed, setting off fire

The iPhone 7 boasts new features like a water resistant body, stereo speakers, and extended battery life. Now, it seems the same issue has started plaguing users of the older-gen iPhone 6 Plus. In fact, another guy on her street, Greg Miceli, returned home last week to find the battery inside his iPhone 6 Plus had expanded, causing the display to break.

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LG admits premium display fails near wi-fi

In a separate statement , LG advised customers "to contact their nearest LG customer center for prompt service". LG apologizes for this inconvenience and is committed to delivering the best quality products possible so all LG UltraFine 27-inch 5K displays manufactured after February 2017 will be fitted with enhanced shielding.

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) Earns Buy Rating from Needham & Company LLC

During the same period a year ago, the company earned $0.15 EPS. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.07. Only yesterday Cypress Semi (NASDAQ:CY) traded -1.58% lower at $11.85. 01/29/2016 - Cypress Semiconductor Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation stock trades in the range of $11.63 to $11.90 before the earnings release.

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Google is finally making web apps first-class citizens on Android

They will also appear in the settings menu, get all the same notifications options that native apps now have, and be able to receive incoming intents from other apps. Google in a blog post announced it will be releasing a new version of this feature, starting first with Chrome 57 beta. Then, navigate to chrome://flags, find the #enable-improved-a2hs experiement, and tap the Enable button.

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Nintendo might support VR with Switch

Twitter user Serkan Toto also reports that Kimishima says the fee will help Nintendo cover the costs of online features such as multiplayer and downloads of classic games , which they will be offering for free . Tatsumi Kimishima recently also said that on Nintendo Switch more than 100 titles from 70 different publishers are now in development. Nintendo is beginning to jump onto the mobile gaming scene, telling a group of investors that they are planning on releasing two or ...

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Russian Cyber Attacks Aim to 'Destabilize' the West and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The speech comes just ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's arrival in Malta for an informal EU summit, at which she is expected to push for a funding boost from EU Nato members. However, he admitted that the United Kingdom needed "to engage with Russian Federation". Charles Krauthammer made compelling arguments for President Trump to continue traditional US support for democracy-oriented, global alliances and institutions ("Trump's foreign policy revolution", Daily Camera, Jan.

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Sony is finally adding external hard drive support to the PlayStation 4

If signed up for the beta, it can be accessed through a received email with instructions. PS4 system software update 4 .50 will finally add external HDD support to the console alongside a slew of other new features. Additional features have also been added to quickly navigate parties, or create parties with friends. Instead of having small details under different tabs, they've now condensed them into one list with easily identified icons to show what they are.

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Facebook, Oculus to pay $500M in VR lawsuit

Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary has been fined almost €470m for violating intellectual property rights. (Daily Dunya) - A US jury in Texas on Wednesday ordered the Facebook-owned company Oculus to pay $500 million compensation after finding they unlawfully used virtual reality technology of video game developer ZeniMax .

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Mafia 3 story expansions get details and release windows

This will take them on an adventure with "fast cars, dramatic chases, and epic stunt driving". That's not all Faster, Baby! will involve, however, as you'll also have to bring down a corrupt sheriff in a new area located just outside New Bordeaux.

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Europe's leaders seek to forge united response to Donald Trump

A telephone call between Mr Trump and Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister of Australia, is reported to have turned remarkably sour over a previous American pledge to resettle refugees. European Council President Donald Tusk briefs the media in Brussels, Belgium (file photo). Later today, they will discuss Brexit, but - in a signpost to the future - without the UK Prime Minister, who will head home early.

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Sony Q3 profit down 83.7%; lowers FY profit outlook

Sony forecast group operating profit of 240 billion yen (1.7 billion pounds) for the year ending in March, down from a previous estimate of 270 billion yen. It also said October-December operating profit fell to 92.4 billion yen from 202.1 billion yen a year earlier. "There are various issues piled up at our film studios".

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Snapchat files for what could be the world's largest IPO

Snap's key selling point is that it has fundamentally changed the way the coveted millennial demographic publishes and consumes photos and videos on their phones, says Loic Le Meur, CEO of market researcher Leaders. A look through the Snap Inc . This was just about a month after the launch of Snapchat's direct competitor Instagram Stories that recently claimed to reach 150 million daily active users.

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Religious leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque

The Quebec City mosque incident, which occurred a day after the Canadian government opened its arms to refugees and immigrants being deported from the United States , showed that Islamophobia was present even in countries like Canada. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced plans for a public funeral for three of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting on Wednesday. All of them were immigrants who had come to Quebec for a better life.


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