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Trump's Defense Chief: We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil

US President Donald Trump said during elections campaigns that America should have taken Iraq's oil after 2003 and, had they done so, it would have prevented the emergence of ISIS. Over the weekend, Iraqi forces recaptured villages from ISIS fighters. He signed an order January 28 that gives Mattis and senior military leaders 30 days to come up with a new plan to beef up the fight.

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Scientists discover tiny new frogs in India

The group is native to the Western Ghats of India, representing an ancient family that arose 70-80 million years ago. The newly discovered species, reported in the journal PeerJ , are the fruit of five years of expeditions to the Western Ghats.

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Heart attack ruled out Kim Jong-nam's death

In the worldwide community, recalling an ambassador from another country is seen as a strong gesture of diplomatic protest. Earlier, Malaysia said it was recalling its ambassador to Pyongyang. "It has been seven days since the incident but there is no clear evidence on the cause of the death and at the moment we can not trust the investigation by the Malaysian police", he told reporters .

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Microsoft's India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Microsoft is targeting Indian startups with its cloud services, and has signed up more than 2,000 such customers in the country in the last 12 months, the company's CEO Satya Nadella said Monday at an event for startups in Bangalore. According to Microsoft, Flipkart is planning to leverage machine learning, Azure analytics capabilities (like Power BI and Cortana Intelligence Suite), and artificial intelligence for data optimization for advertising, innovative merchandising, customer service, ...

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Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $23.37 and a 200 day moving average of $22.37. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 75.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The stock had a trading volume of 55,260 shares. " Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK ) Shares Up 6.7% on Earnings Beat" was originally published by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News.

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Michael Flynn resigns as Trump's national security adviser

And mavericky patriot Senator John McCain is dialing back his call for an independent investigation of Russia's hacking into the emails of Trump's Democratic opponents during the campaign, seeing as how Senator Mitch McConnell, always a profile in courage, doesn't want to go that route.

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Walmart earnings fall almost 18 pct., but online sales surge

News source CNBC noted that despite recording its largest domestic same-store sales increase in almost five years, revenue fell short of many expectations-in large part due to foreign exchange rates and food deflation. "All of this support the view that the US consumer and the housing market is doing quite well", said Cavan Yie, senior equity analyst at Manulife Asset Management.

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Here's how Trump has spent his first month in office

President Trump's first four weeks in office have been marred by scandal over Russia's role in the US election he won, and the forced resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn - and blessed with a huge rally on Wall Street, with almost $2 trillion added to the S&P 500.

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Final Fantasy XV Is Becoming Free To Download

To date there has been two PS4 Pro options - Lite and High - capping the game at 30 frames per second. There will also be a free update called "Booster Pack+" that will be launching at a later in February that is promising a "Boost Sword" weapon, "Dragon Mod" fishing rod among other additions.

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Paris Jackson Doesn't Plan on Pursuing a Music Career

There are so many awesome artists in my family. "Thank you gooko for always supporting me and encouraging me to be myself. there's no one like you, you're my rock. In fact, the pair have made a decision to get matching tattoos once Debbie's radiation treatment is complete. Paris already sports over 50 tattoos.

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Pence reassures Europe, demands North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funds

Mr Pence spoke of deep economic links between the USA and Europe. Pence pledged the United States would keep working with Europe to boost the world's two biggest economies, fight terrorism and defend eastern European Union states against Russian encroachment.

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Biggest Arctic research expedition planned

The daring venture is inspired by the 1893 expedition of Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen , who allowed his boat, the Fram , to become trapped in sea ice in the hope that it would gradually drift towards the North Pole. This means the flow of air, the wind, that blows around the Arctic will be less zonal in the future climate, and it will allow for more excursions of cold air from the Arctic to our latitudes, and more excursions of warm air from lower latitudes to the North Pole.

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SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback

Check out Musk's Instagram video of the rocket landing below. I'll note the point of bringing the boosters back down is to save money: It costs about $60 million to build one, but only a million or two to fix it up, refuel it, and launch it again.

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59th Daytona 500 Racing Odds and Betting Picks

NASCAR revamping its concussion protocol for the new season, with the Daytona 500 just over a week away. Dale Earnhardt Jr .is cleared for competition after missing the second half of last season with a concussion. Another one, Jeffrey Eanrhardt nephew of Dale JR, and grandson of the great Dale SR is set to make his Daytona 500 debut. After 30 years with NASCAR, Waltripp will retire on his 30th Daytona 500 race, in which he will drive for Premium Motorsports.

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Why Exact Sciences Corp. Is Jumping 12.9% Today

The company's performance for the year solidifies its foundation for long-term growth, Kevin Conroy, chairman and chief executive officer of Exact Sciences , said in a conference call with Wall Street analysts. Take a look at back three month ago, consensus EPS estimate opinions was decided at $-1.45 by analysts. 07/28/2016 - EXACT Sciences Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Roth Capital.

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BBC Radio 4 presenter who broadcast cancer battle dies

Mr Hewlett was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus in March a year ago. He had movingly documented his treatment for cancer of the oesophagus for Radio 4's PM programme . As for all cancers, early diagnosis, before any cancer has spread, gives the best chance of a cure. "Our thoughts are with his family and many friends".

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Recall Alert: 2014-2017 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300

About 75,000 cars are affected in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. To see if your vehicle is affected by this recall, visit Mopar Recalls and enter your vehicle's VIN number. Owners of the recalled 2014-2017 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger all-wheel-drive cars may call the automaker at 800-853-1403. They will then be scheduled for a auto service appointment to replace the entire affected driveshaft.

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to work for betterment of relations

Lahore: 13 killed, Feb 13: Suicide attacker targets police at rally. A special United Nations envoy for Afghanistan today met a top aide of Pakistan Prime Minister and discussed ways to reduce the tension between the two neighbours after Islamabad blamed Afghan-based militants for a series of deadly attacks in the country.

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Federer to continue playing till 2019

The 35-year-old Australian Open champion is now contracted to appear at the ATP World Tour event, held every October, until 2019. There were serious question marks about Federer's future when he returned in January from six months on the sidelines with knee problems.

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Mother Language Day celebrated at St Xavier's College

Languages are the most powerful way to preserve and develop culture and to promote it all over the world. Bangladesh has been marking February 21 as the Mother Language Day since 1952. This has forced people to abandon their own mother tongue and has led to the disappearance of many mother tongues. For the UNESCO, it is highlighting the importance of mother and local languages as channels for safeguarding and sharing indigenous cultures and knowledge, which are vast reservoirs of wisdom.

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Will Young Women Enter Sabarimala? Constitution Bench Will Take A Call

The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan reserved its verdict on the plea seeking the reference of the issue to a constitution bench as it involved important questions of law and the interpretation of the constitution.

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Jaishankar meets Chinese official ahead of crucial dialogue

Jaishankar said India attaches great importance to its relationship with China and will strengthen dialogue and cooperation with China to further the bilateral ties, Xinhua said. Zhang, a former Chinese envoy to the United States , mostly deals with issues related to China's tenuous ties with America as well as Taiwan related affairs - both key areas of concern to Beijing.

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Qualcomm unveils LTE chip that promises download speeds as fast as fibre

Qualcomm unveiled the X20 LTE chipset, which can transfer data at speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. Gigabit LTE marks the next phase of 4G evolution as it drives richer content, new connected experiences, apps and usage models, while also serving as an essential pillar for the 5G mobile experience.

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Kris Jenner Discusses Kim Kardashian & The Paris Robbery On Ellen

TV show Entertainment Tonight the report was incorrect, and Kim had no plans to return to Paris as yet. I get just choked up just thinking about it and talking about it. In a Keeping Up with the Kardashians teaser released last month, Kardashian tearfully addressed her robbery, telling her family that she thought the robbers were "going to shoot me in the back".

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'Revolutionary' Front-Facing Camera Coming on 'iPhone 8'

Kuo "says the advanced 3D front camera system could be used in new innovative games that can accurately replace a character's head with that of the user", 9to5Mac said, noting this might allow users to create "selfies". The new front facing camera system will include a traditional camera along with an infrared transmitter and receiver. Kuo believes the entire camera module will be produced by Sony.

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Microsoft confirms another 2017 update after Windows 10 Creators Update

As for Microsoft, the company should really have a look at concepts like this because they perfectly show how users want the operating system to look. Meanwhile, the company has reiterated its commitment to working with European data protection agencies to ensure that the data collection process is transparent and does not violate standards.

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How same-sex marriage laws can save teens' lives

According to the journal, almost three out of ten gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents (aged between 15 and 24) had attempted suicide in 2015 , compared to six per cent of heterosexual students. The effect was found to last for at least two years after the law was passed. "There may be something about having equal rights - even if they have no immediate plans to take advantage of them - that makes students feel less stigmatised and more hopeful for the future".

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Drone captures SpaceX Falcon 9 deploying landing legs before touching down

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket completed yet another lovely touch down on Sunday after taking off on its first-ever commercial launch from historic Apollo-era Launch Pad 39A at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. " Baby came back ", Mr. Musk promptly tweeted , celebrating the landing. Unlike previous rockets, the Falcon 9 - from Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

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NASA scientists vow to make Pluto great again

Do you lie awake at night, rankling with righteous anger over the injustice done to the erstwhile ninth planet in our solar system? Our current classification of planets does have some shortcomings. The Moon could be among more than 100 planets that will be added to the solar system, according to scientists at NASA. This definition immediately disqualifies stars, black holes, white dwarfs, etc.

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Details on Watch Dogs 2 DLC, Human Conditions

In Bad Medicine , we have Marcus investigating multiple hospitals under attack from randsomware. Caustic Progress unveils a unusual new company called RenSense that is experimenting with unsafe nanotech on the Bay Area's homeless. However, the game has consistently fared well since, as published by GameSpot . Ubisoft has distributed the official trailer for "Human Conditions", the second downloadable content for " Watch Dogs 2 ", which will arrive today, February 21, on PS4.

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Galaxy Note 7 to return as Samsung plans to flog refurbished handsets

It will run on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. More details about Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 should be made available in the very near future. Unlike the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, both S8 models will have dual-curved "edge " Infinity displays. On the bottom side, what looks like a 3.5mm headphone jack can be seen.

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Man United boss Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney may not make EFL final

The 10 players who trained separately for United were: Ashley Young, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Mattwo Darmian, Michael Carrick, Rooney, Jese Lingard, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford. The 31-year-old has not played for his club since early February, having been absent against Leicester City due to illness before being an unused substitute against Watford.

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TAG Heuer Modular to be launched with Android Wear 2.0

For version two, Tag Heuer will use the new Android Wear 2.0 operating system. The company says that the previous TAG Heuer Connected smartwatch was successful and had crossed the target of selling over 20,000 units. And since Tag believes that the smartwatch industry is still in the "stone age" part of its history, then they expect more advanced technology in the coming years and they plan to be part of it.

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Commercial space flights from United Kingdom by 2020 under new Govt plans

This is the first time that United Kingdom government will let private companies to launch satellites, vertical and horizontal flights from United Kingdom spaceports . These days most of data is derived from satellites, including weather forecasts, GPS, broadband and telecommunications, but spaceflights from United Kingdom spaceports will launch the satellites for the first time.

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Pence Visits Dachau Camp as Administration Plagued by Questions of Anti-Semitism

The president wants to see "real progress" by the end of the year on boosting defense spending, Pence said after speaking with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels - the headquarters of the European Union. "Transatlantic commerce supports 14 million jobs on both continents and improves the lives and well-being of all of our citizens", Pence said, noting that the US and Europe still account for almost half the world's economic output.


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