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NASA wants your help discovering a new 9th planet

Brown dwarfs are celestial bodies that are too small to be considered stars and are also too big to be considered planets. "By using Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 , the public can help us discover more of these odd rogue worlds". The best way to discover them is through a systematic search of moving objects in WISE images. Do you think Planet Nine exists? But there's a snag: Images from WISE have captured almost 750 million individual sources in the sky.

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No Home Food Or 'A' Class Facilities For Sasikala In Jail

She had also requested for meditation space and 24x7 medical assistance if required. The AIADMK chief has not been given any VIP treatment in the jail and is sharing her cell number 2, which is of 8*10 size, with two other women inmates, along with her relative Elavarasi, who too was convicted in the disproportionate assets case.

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ICE in Austin Friday: What We Know

Austin City Councilman Gregorio Casar said Friday that his office has confirmed "a large amount of Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions in Austin in the last 24 hours, particularly in the North Lamar and Rundberg area". Angelica Salas, executive director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles , said 100 people were detained, 60 of them Mexican nationals.

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Planet Nine Just Got An Unexpected New Team of Hunters

This now hypothetical Neptune-sized planet is orbiting about 19 billion miles away from the sun, and NASA wants your help finding it. The mission was renamed the Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE). The space agency believes releasing the images to the public will help narrow down the search for Planet Nine. "These artifacts can easily fool our image processing software".

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Blizzard Retires Classic Cards In Anticipation Of New Hearthstone Season

Moving on from the Year of the Kraken, this year we'll be transitioning into the Year of the Mammoth . Once the Year of the Mammoth officially begins with the first major expansion of 2017, Blackrock Mountain, The Grand Tournament, and League of Explorers cards will become exclusive to Wild.

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Timelapse captures terror and beauty of devastating Port Hills fire

English estimated that it might take up to a week before the fire was fully put out by firefighters working at the disaster site. Approximately 200 to 300 residents have since been affected by the evacuations , while tens of thousands of Christchurch homes suffered a power loss in the afternoon with the possibility of more power outages until the fires have been extinguished.

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Mi MIX 2 Device in the Works as Announced By CEO

Mi Mix was designed by French designer Philippe Starck and it seems the designer is also working on its successor too. Xiaomi was aiming to launch a device which had a 93 per cent screen to body ratio and was aiming to develop a device which would impress everyone irrespective of their choice of preferred smartphones.

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Apple to start producing iPhones in India in the coming months

Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up a plant in Bengaluru to focus exclusively on assembling iPhones even as the Cupertino major seeks tax concessions from the Indian government to set up local production in the world's fastest growing major mobile market.

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Race stages detailed for NASCAR races

But NASCAR couldn't keep to a consistent format - only six events have the second stage ending at the halfway mark - because it wanted to avoid a stage from ending close to the end of a fuel run and avoid encouraging drivers to go slower, save fuel and win a stage.

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Alphabet no longer wants to blanket the earth with internet balloons

Teller said Loon is one of the more mature projects at X and that it "would be a natural state to graduate into its own company" but there were not plans at the moment for that to happen. Though more testing needs to be done - and there's still no news on when Project Loon will officially be in use - this method is more cost effective and less work to manage.

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Kim Jong Nam 'Loved KL Nightlife, Had Singapore Girlfriend'

Malaysian police have detained two more suspects in connection with the assassination of Mr Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Monday. The North Korean Embassy in Malaysia has confirmed Kim Jong Nam's identity according to Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamid. But his attempt to visit Tokyo Disneyland reportedly soured North Korea's leadership on his potential as a successor.

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Donald Trump Polls: President's Approval Rating Reaches 39 Percent

On the other hand, the Rasmussen poll showed that only 45 percent of Americans disapproved of the president and 36 percent felt strongly about their disapproval. The only occasion when strong disapproval of George W. Bush was higher than for Trump now was in December 2008, near the end of his presidency. Sixty-one percent said the president should avoid criticizing companies, while 27 percent found that to be acceptable behavior.

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Trump Calls On Venezuela To Release Imprisoned Opposition Leader

Prior to her meeting with Trump, Tintori sat down with Florida congressional representatives Carlos Curbelo (R), Mario Diaz-Balart (R), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D), all of whom signed a bipartisan letter to the president earlier this month urging tougher sanctions against Venezuela.

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Evacuations continue as a result of Port Hills fire

Firefighters are hoping the weather will play a part in battling the huge Port Hills blazes on Friday. "He loved fighting fires, it was the best part of flying, for him". "Police and New Zealand Defence personnel are now evacuating homes in the Kennedys Bush, Cashmere and Hoon Hay Valley roads as well as homes from the Sign of the Takahe to Victoria Park", a Christchurch Civil Defence spokesperson said.

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Ceres Contains "Key Ingredients For Life", New Study Confirms

The Dawn spacecraft has detected organic compounds on the dwarf planet Ceres. "For other asteroids, for Vesta, we have a very large family [number of surrounding objects] that could also reach the Earth, but not for Ceres", De Sanctis says.

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Impact of Brokerage Rating on Campbell Soup Company(CPB)

The current consensus rating on Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) is Hold (Score: 1.82) with a consensus target price of $60.17 per share, a potential 4.54% downside. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was originally published by Ticker Report and is owned by of Ticker Report. The stock exchanged hands at a volume of 3.51M shares whereas, the average volume was 2.94M shares.

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TCS gains 3% after it says board to consider share buyback

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday announced that it will consider a buyback on February 20. Analysts say TCS can buy back its shares up to Rs 7,500 crore, which is 1.5 percent of market capitalisation post board nod while the firm can buy back shares up to Rs 18,500 crore, which is 3.9 percent of market capitalisation post approval from shareholders.

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Harvard Scientists Within "A Couple Of Years" Of Cloning A Mammoth

We're not there yet, but it could happen in a couple of years", said Church. The project is still a long way off of creating a living mammophant, but birthing a hybrid animal could be achieved via an artificial womb, bypassing ethical concerns about experimenting on elephant surrogates and forcing them into hard pregnancies.

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Trump's tumultuous month in the White House

But the President also said a new executive order would be tailored to the court's ruling to ensure that it could legally go into force. Trump has sought to turn the spotlight from reports that his inner circle was in constant contact with Russian Federation during his campaign.

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Governor orders evacuation of Dakota Access protest camp

The order , issued on Wednesday, cites safety and pollution concerns from flooding due to warm weather. The other concern is the polluting of the Missouri River by months of accumulated debris, including human waste, generated by the activists which occupied the camp.

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Sports WebXtra: Napoli to Rangers official

Napoli with #Rangers : One year, $8.5M guaranteed. This will be Napoli's third stint in Texas after he spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons there, as well as the second half of the 2015 campaign. In his previous go-rounds with the Rangers, Napoli caught and played first base and left field. Napoli slashed.239/.335/.465 with a.343 wOBA across 645 plate appearances last season with the Cleveland Indians.

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Johnson Named to 2017 Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List

Sixteen different collegiate athletic conferences are represented on the 2017 preseason watch list. The Golden Spikes Award Advisory Board will maintain a rolling list of players, allowing athletes to play themselves into consideration for the award throughout the season.

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Hijab-Wearing Beauty Contestant Lands Prestigious Modeling Contract

Attached to the tweet is a graphic video of rabbits slaughtered for their coats. Aden made a name for herself in November a year ago as the first hijab-wearing contestant in the Miss Minnesota beauty pageant, in which she declined to wear a bikini, having approached the organisers with pictures of women at the beach in Burkinis.

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Scientists Discover New Zealand Sitting On its Own Entire Continent, "Zealandia"

The world is made up of seven continents as far as most people are aware - Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Antarctica and Australia. " This is not a sudden discovery but a gradual realisation; as recently as 10 years ago we would not have had the accumulated data or confidence in interpretation to write this paper ", the team wrote in the journal GSA Today .

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Twitter Is Now Temporarily Throttling Reach Of Abusive Accounts

Although some users who have been hit with the restriction have said they believe it was because they used an abusive term, a spokesperson for Twitter told BuzzFeed that when deciding who to apply the limit to, the service's harassment and abuse team looks at a pattern of overall behavior, rather than just individual words.

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NASA Needs Your Help For A Once-In-A-Lifetime Discovery

Astronomers have found evidence for a ninth planet in our solar system. This is a zone of comet-like bodies orbiting the Sun out beyond the orbit of Neptune. So how do astronomers find such objects in space? And astronomers want your help to find it. The website, Backyard Worlds, takes data collected in 2010 and 2011 by the WISE telescope.

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Nasa may put crew on first flight of new deep-space rocket

The first launch of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion capsule may be a crewed mission instead of the uncrewed one initially planned, according to an announcement by acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot at a Washington, DC conference on Wednesday.

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Fact-checking Donald Trump's press conference

Complaining that the press is "dishonest" and that they are doing a "tremendous disservice to the America people", the president claimed that the media's lying is out of control. "I don't have any deals in Russian Federation", he said. Earlier this morning, Trump took to Twitter to slam reports based on information from the intelligence community as "fake news" while simultaneously saying something needed to be done about the "illegal leaking".

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UAE To Establish The First City on Mars By 2117

The UAE has unveiled plans to become the first nation to build the first city on the Red Planet. The ambitious plan announced by UAE may not be one of another skyscraper but a whole "City of Happiness" that would be transported to Mars in the next 100 years, which may be possible as 100 years ago, Dubai was just a desert land.

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Apple will reportedly launch an unambitious 4K Apple TV

The report repeats much of what we have heard before regarding Apple's failed attempts to strike deals with cable companies and make the Apple TV a central part of the TV experience. The current model features an iPhone-like app grid, but designers had prototyped more novel interfaces. Bloomberg also notes that the iPhone-like tvOS Home Screen is "less ambitious" than some of Apple's other designs.

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Police investigating murder of two teen girls in Carroll County

The two girls were reported missing in Delphi, Indiana, about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis, Monday when they disappeared after being dropped off at a local hiking trail, according to local reports Thursday. This tight-knit community flooded police with leads about the deaths of two people found near Deer Creek Tuesday, police said. Two missing 13-year-olds were found dead along a hiking trail in IN this week and authorities suspect foul play, RadarOnline.com has learned.

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The Ocean Is Losing Oxygen; Here's How It's Affecting Sea Life

Models have predicted a loss of between 1 percent and 7 percent by 2100, according to the paper. However, past studies have found that the world's oceans have been steadily warming for half a century. Scientists at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany, set out to do just that. "We were able to document the oxygen distribution and its changes for the entire ocean for the first time".

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Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta starts February 23

Check out the new Open Beta trailer below. For those wondering exactly what the open beta for Ghost Recon: Wildlands will include, Ubisoft has declared that everything available within the closed beta will be accessible within the open trial, in addition to extra content in the form of a province called Montuyoc .

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Italian restaurant offers discount for well-behaved kids

The eatery, which Ferrari says is more like a wine bar, welcomes families with children and will often cook up off-menu, kid-friendly dishes to satisfy picky customers. "I acted instinctively, it was wonderful to see how they interacted with each other in that table, with such composure". "In Italy, we have a problem that people often feel judged, so I didn't want to say anything - even positive - that might be seen as judging someone's children or parenting", he told The Local .

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Google Fiber gets a new head, trims employees

However, the latest job cuts will reportedly affect more workers than the October layoffs. The halt fueled speculation that Alphabet may sell off Google Fiber. "We've been grateful to be part of your community since 2011, and for the opportunity to provide superfast Internet to residents". In a statement to TPR, a Google Fiber spokesperson says in San Antonio, "Going forward we're focused on finding innovative new ways to deploy superfast internet" with more details to come.


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