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Emails reveal EPA chief Pruitt's work with oil, gas companies

This practice was first revealed in 2014, but it now appears that it occurred a few times . Yet Pruitt laid out no clear plan on how he would balance President Donald Trump's promise to undo regulations established under former President Obama for the sake of business with his obligation to protect and preserve the environment.

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As access to AP exams grows, more students are doing better

Advanced Placement exams scores continue to grow in California. Under a new federal law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal funding for test fees will be given to states to distribute. The report shows an uptick in both the participating and passing rates for graduating high school students. But the state has also been home to a almost decade-long effort to expand access to AP among underserved students: Mass Insight Education runs a program that has offered support for AP students ...

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Microsoft's Skype Lite Android app launches in India

Interestingly, Microsoft announced that both Skype Lite and LinkedIn will integrate with Aadhaar, India's big biometric identity scheme. Microsoft has worked on making the app localised, with support for seven languages including Gujarati, Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Urdu.

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Homeland Security issues guidance to deport country's 11 million immigrants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday released detailed policies on crack downs of illegal immigrants, which included bolstering border protection agencies and closing policy loopholes. "But the priority that the president has laid forward [are] the people who have committed a crime or pose a threat to our public". "Not just that you will get arrested, but that your family members might be arrested to essentially show the president is getting tough", he told News 12 .

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Indian Space Research Organization Awaits Government Nod to Develop Station

Going further, he said that in India we still talk about what would be the immediate benefits of a manned space mission and that is why the country is still not sure about when to invest in a space station. With regards to country's satellite launching capability, Kumar said ISRO was is now considering tying up with the industries as many more satellites needs to be launched in order to keep a tab of weather conditions, and enhance the communication network of a country.

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Here's what all the leaked images of Moto G5 say

The latest leak on both handsets shows a different headphone jack's placement. Moto G5 is the smaller variant sporting 5-inch display whilst the Plus variant is a 5.2-inch smartphone. Accompanying the fingerprint scanner would be virtual buttons on the left as well as right sides of the sensor, which will deal with multitasking and going back to the previous screen.

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Which analysts are covering The Walt Disney Company (DIS)?

Growth Estimate for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is projected at 2.9 percent in the Current Quarter and 4.3 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts. It has a past 5-day performance of 3.04 percent and trades at an average volume of 7.35M shares. The company's P/E is 19.87 and Forward P/E ratio is 16.38.

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NASA Discovered 7 Planets That Could Be Suitable For Life

TRAPPIST-1 is a small star with 8% the mass of the sun and only slightly bigger than the planet Jupiter. The discovery by NASA's Spitzer Telescope sets a record for the largest number of habitable-zone planets around a single star outside our solar system, officials said .

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Seven new Earth-like planets 'best bet' for life

Researchers are looking for exoplanets in the habitable zone, meaning those that might have water, the basis for life on Earth. The scientists working with telescopes at the European Southern Observatory and NASA announced an entire system of Earth-sized planets.

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Planning underway for first solar eclipse visible in St. Louis s

It has been 38 years since the last total solar eclipse was visible anywhere in the contiguous 48 states, although there was a total eclipse visible from Hawaii in 1991 that provided a partial eclipse for the contiguous 48 states. Mark your calendars -August will feature a total solar eclipse, and one of the best vantage points in the world will be a small town in East Tennessee.

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Persona 5 trailer shows off the Velvet Room

The mysterious bald-headed Igor makes a return, along with two new assistants, the twins Caroline and Justine. Even if they have their own casts and distinct styles, I love having that one unusual location to return to that ties it all together.

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Nintendo Switch User Ids are Fast Filling Up, Get Yours Now

This follows after recent reports that the Switch, unlike current and previous Nintendo hardware, won't lock digital software purchases to a specific piece of hardware, instead registering them to user accounts. The goal of this coverage was to give you a better idea of what to expect from your console, especially if you plan to go digital and don't yet have an Micro SD card.

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Dragon Quest Heroes II Confirmed For PC, New Trailer Released

Players who pre-order Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End will receive exclusive content that most likely won't be available at a later date. Currently, the title is available on Wii, Wii U, and 3DS in Japan, but with the impending launch of Switch, that lineup is going to be shaken up in the near future.

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Has something interesting been found in an alien atmosphere?

All seven planets are roughly Earth-sized, and planets b through g appear to be rocky planets like our own. "We know now that most stars have planets and that even earth-like planets in the habitable zones are quite common", Barbara Ercolano, an astrophysicist at the University of Munich, said last November.

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Xiaomi Launched Three Smartphones in Pakistan

Yet, the way people have responded to the smartphone in earlier sales, it won't be surprising if this time too the device gets sold out within minutes. But only the grey and gold colour variants of the Redmi Note 4 were available until now. The smartphone is available in three memory variants- 2GB RAM with 32GB internal memory which is available for Rs 9,999; 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory which is available for Rs 10,999 and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory which is available for Rs ...

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NY solar grows 795% in five years (with charts)

NY has experienced a dramatic rise in solar power over the last five years, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo attributes the growth to significant support from private and state entities. deal past year. FPL now operates more than 335 MW of solar generating capacity, enough to power 60,000 homes. The region had 185 solar power projects five years ago.

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How to guarantee you get the Nintendo Switch username you want

PC-based services like Steam let you log in from up to 10 computers and even allow you to share your entire library with another account remotely via Family Sharing . Nintendo Switch owners would have to invest some more bucks on procuring additional storage. Although most Switch games are small, if you plan to download your games digitally you'll want to make use of the Switch's supporting up to 2TB Micro SDXC cards and pick up some expandable memory.

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EPA chief promised to make life easier for the companies he regulates

Pruitt, who spent years criticizing and suing the EPA before becoming its newest leader, reiterated an argument he often had made as Oklahoma attorney general. For the sake of those 3 million American clean energy jobs, our energy future and our environment, let's hope the Trump administration lives up to Pruitt's promises, and reverses its course on its anti-clean energy policies - before they cause more uncertainty and damage.

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Prominent World of Tanks streamer Poshybrid dies after lengthy stream

Vigneault is far from the only streamer to stay up for an undogly number of hours to please fans and gain notoriety among the hotly competitive game streaming scene. An hour later, Virginia Beach police said they were called to his home to help an "unresponsive individual", according to another gaming website Polygon .

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3-year-old girl sexually assaulted by school supervisor

According to a report in The News Minute , the accused has been identified as Manjunath, who worked as a helper in the school. The accused, Manjunath, a non-teaching supervisor has been arrested. My child said that's what I have been telling you - that my belly is aching. On consulting doctors, who suspected a sexual assault on the child, the minor's parents lodged a complaint with the police.

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'This is Us' after show episode 16: 'That was Us'

People knew at the outset this one was going to be a doozy. In this case, it had nothing to do with the band itself, but with William's absolute devotion to his mother, and to the chain of tragic circumstances that kept him from ever making it back to Memphis.

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Uber Launches Self-Driving Vehicles In Tempe

Uber has finally set up its autonomous pilot program in Arizona. Uber rolled out its pilot self-driving auto program first in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and then in San Francisco mid-December with 16 self-driving vehicles but ran into issues with the state of California when the California DMV insisted Uber cars needed to get a $150 self-driving auto permit before driving on California roads.

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North Korea demands release of three suspects in Jong-nam assassination

The attack "showed the reckless and brutal nature of the North Korean government", Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said yesterday during a National Security Council meeting. "I have absolute confidence that they are objective in whatever they do". The results could be out Wednesday. Police Inspector-General Khalid Abu Bakar said that the women knew they were handling toxic materials and were warned "to take precautions".

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SpaceX aborts plan to dock Dragon capsule at International Space Station

The approach was aborted "due to an incorrect value associated with the on board computer", NASA said, adding that the next attempt will be made tomorrow. A Russian Progress freighter that lifted off early Wednesday from Kazakhstan is scheduled to dock at the ISS at 3:34 a.m. Friday. SpaceX says the first crew flights will take place in 2018, though a Government Accountability Office report out last week predicted that schedule delays and budget cuts would push it back to 2019.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) images leaked

Other than these two, AT&T and U.S. Cellular carriers are also expected to release the smartphone. The US and worldwide versions of the smartphone are expected to differ in some areas. We can also see dual curved edges alongside series of sensors just above the display alongside the front-facing camera. The Galaxy S8, based on this image, will sport four physical home keys, the power / lock key on the right, volume up and volume down keys on the left, and right below them the dedicated ...

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Why EU watchdogs say Windows 10 is still a major privacy concern

While the company has developed ways to give users more control over what data is collected, their consent to its collection can not be valid without further explanation, according to the Article 29 Working Party, an umbrella body for the EU's national privacy regulators.

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Nioh is getting harder missions and PvP

Launched in February 2017, Nioh was developed by Team Ninja, a division of the game's publisher Koei Tecmo who had previously worked on the "Dead or Alive" series. The live stream covered all of the new stuff that Nioh will be receiving in its future, which consists of free updates that will bring forth new features and its very first DLC.

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Spark goes to court for Sky TV merger delay

The commission is due to rule on the merger on Thursday morning. "This is a question of natural justice: to allow Sky and Vodafone to push ahead with the merger without this breathing space would likely mean the merger would already have been effected, and be hard to unwind, before opposing parties have had a chance to view the detail reasoning underlying the commission's decision", Spark regulatory general manager John Wesley-Smith said.

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Oculus Rift Is Bound to Implement Tilt Brush

You will be able to paint in 3D. Meanwhile, the Oculus Rift launched with a standard Xbox gaming controller. It's unusual in that it's not exactly a game or a traditional VR experience. Between Medium and Tilt Brush alone, the Rift is one of the best ways to experiment with how working inside of a head-mounted display can enable your creativity.

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UPS begins testing drones for package delivery

Here's how the system works: The octocopter drone has a cage on the bottom, which extends through a hatch into the truck. The driver loads the package from inside of the vehicle, and with the touch of a button it automatically delivers the package.

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Homeland Security Releases New Guidelines To Implement Trump's Border Security, Immigration Enforcement

Under the draft guidelines , Kelly seeks to "expeditiously hire" 10,000 more enforcement agents and 5,000 Border Patrol officers. In contrast to immigration policy under former President Barack Obama's administration , the new memos state that anyone in the country illegally - not just those convicted of serious crimes - will be targets for deportation , the Associated Press reported.

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The Apple Inc. (AAPL) Given New $123.00 Price Target at Barclays PLC

Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated an outperform rating on shares of Apple in a research report on Sunday, October 30th. Scribner, who has a Hold rating on the stock, and a $125 price target, writes that the market is "optimistic" that "the installed base is ripe for an upgrade".

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James Mattis breaks from Trump vow to seize Iraqi oil

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is meeting with U.S. commanders in Iraq, racing the clock as President Donald Trump's deadline to ramp up the war on ISIS draws closer. "We all see our community of nations under threat on multiple fronts as the arc of instability builds on Nato's periphery and beyond", said Mattis in Brussels.

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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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