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NASA Discovers 7 Earth-Size Planets Nearby

VOA's Kevin Enochs reports. "Based on the distance of the planets from the dwarf star, this new system could be the right temperature to be overflowing in oceans of water". Trappist-1 is just a bit larger than the Jupiter. Planets in the system would undoubtedly offer great night sky views. The TRAPPIST-1 planets take nearly no time at all to make one complete orbit around their parent star.

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Spied: Porsche testing wagon version of the Panamera

So far, Zuffenhausen has been rather shy when it came to the gas-electric models sitting below its 918 Spyder halo auto, with the Panamera and the Cayenne plug-in hybrids sitting well below the Turbo S versions of the models in terms of performance.

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Connectivity Issue Poped Up Ahead Of Launch

Based on preorder numbers , it appears that the upcoming Switch will be no different, but one retailer (GameStop) is promising that they will have a limited number of Nintendo's elusive console in stock. Some of the items that will come with the console are the Joy-Con controllers, the Switch dock, the Joy-Con grip, and the console itself. If Nintendo plans to avoid making similar missteps, it needs to get things right with the Switch.

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You can still get a Nintendo Switch at GameStop without a preorder

We strongly believe that when people experience the console itself in conjunction with the games launching for the system that the proposition of what Nintendo Switch has to offer will resonate strongly. Fortunately, the Nintendo Switch supports microSD Cards up to 2TB, the only issue is that 2TB cards aren't yet on the market. Nintendo said on Thursday (Feb.

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Snipperclips Is Now A Switch Launch Title, eShop Opening Detailed

Since then FloKO has also uploaded a video where he has unboxed a Nintendo Switch, and has tried to give a complete analysis by diving into the system menus. Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is exclusive to Nintendo Switch for a limited time. Now you can officially have your cake and eat it. Play all those classic Nintendo games while also joining in with a franchise behemoth like Federation Internationale de Football Association.

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Nintendo Switch Launch Won't Include Virtual Console

Another bump in the road between you and that sweet new " Zelda " game, we're sorry to say. Switch launch titles include 1-2-Switch, Super Bomberman R and the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Treasure Trove is now a timed exclusive to the Nintendo Switch . Firstly, they address what many of you have been wondering-what happens to funds in their accounts on other Nintendo devices? well , they'll be available through a shared wallet that works on Nintendo ...

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SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Former Wisbech schoolboy starts for Scotland

Back-row forward Barclay took over the captaincy at the Stade de France and the flanker also had to leave the field, with a shoulder and head injury, although he has since been passed fit. Ali Price comes in for the injured Laidlaw, with Harlequins winger Tim Visser replacing the injured Sean Maitland on the wing. 'It'll be a proud moment for John and one which he thoroughly deserves'.

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Kansas shooting: Srinivas Kuchibhotla's relative blames Donald Trump for the tragic incident

The 51-year-old was charged in Johnson County, Kansas, with one count of premeditated first-degree murder and two counts of attempted premeditated first-degree murder, District Attorney Stephen Howe told reporters. He waived extradition in Henry County Circuit Court on Thursday so he could be returned to Kansas. Notably, he was graduated from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad in 2005.

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Bees learn to play soccer, showcase complex learning

Bees are generally regarded as tiny unthinking machines, flying from flower to flower, genetically pre-programmed to collect pollen and nectar and make honey. Most of the successful bees ignored the ball they had seen rolled and instead used one closer to the goal, doing less work for the same reward. Many religious and philosophical worldviews assume that the more different an organism is to humans, the less brain power it will have.

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Past Quarters Surprise Report for Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS)

Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 1.93 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 2.40 Million shares. The Stock shows P/E value of 55.8 and Forward P/E of 49.71. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company.

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Xiaomi to sell the Mi MIX in new markets

The photos of the soon-to-be-launched Xiaomi Mi 6 shows a marked departure from the previous design philosophy of Xiaomi. When Xiaomi announced the Mi Mix phablet past year, a company executive had told the media that they will not be selling the smartphone outside of China.

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Space station crew await Russian cargo delivery

Being the most frequently used medium-sized carrier rocket in Russian history, the Soyuz-U rocket has been launched 789 times since its debut in 1973 with 22 failures. It was Russia's first cargo delivery to the space station since the loss of the Progress 65 supply ship on December 1, 2016. As per NASA, Progress 66 will remain docked at the station for nearly four months before departing in June for its de-orbit into Earth's atmosphere.

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Nintendo Switch is Not Launching With the Virtual Console

The Nintendo Switch console is scheduled for launch on March 3, 2017. According to Kotaku , there are now a few account types that Nintendo console users can sign up for and they are used for various purposes. In their latest trailer Maximum Games shows off more features and just how they'll work in their upcoming title, such as being able to craft and hunt in the environment around them.

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Google Allo will soon be available on your desktop/laptop

Although Allo get tremendous response from users all around the world. Google Allo users will receive a web app to run the chat service on their desktop in the future, said Google vice-president of communications Nick Fox. However, it didn't have the web version making it hard for users to use the same simultaneously on the desktop and their smartphones. Fox tweeted a screenshot of the desktop version of Allo , which is in "early development".

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Germany runs up record budget surplus

Private consumption expanded 0.3 percent, and government spending was up 0.8 percent. German authorities are spending billions of euros on accommodating and integrating more than one million refugees who have arrived since the start of 2015, many from war zones such as Syria and Iraq.

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Huge fire breaks out at waste management plant in Tuas

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said in a statement at 7.18am that the fire was at 23 Tuas View Circuit, the address of Eco Special Waste Management. SBS Transit also said in a tweet at 8:23AM that its bus services 182 and 182M "will skip bus stops along Tuas South Ave 3, Ave 8 & Ave 9 due to building on fire".

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Nintendo details Switch eShop plans, schedules a Nindies Showcase video

The Nintendo Account is distinct from the Nintendo Network ID, the system the company used to link accounts for 3DS and Wii U owners, but you can link your existing Nintendo Network ID to your new Nintendo Account. Nintendo also attempted to alleviate some frustration that may have been caused by that announcement by touting the indie collection of games that will be on the eShop this year-three launch games, and over 60 total planned for 2017.

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Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch

In relation to Virtual Console support, Nintendo have simply stated "We will share more information in the future". Ability to link Nintendo Accounts to your Nintendo Switch console. User ID) is a more recent feature that simply gives you a public username for your account. Hopefully this means that the Virtual Console will eventually be available on the Switch.

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Sarepta Sells Priority Review Voucher for $125M (SRPT)

Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Sarepta Therapeutics by 1.6% in the second quarter. Analyst's mean target price for X is $34.13 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.70. Sarepta Therapeutics Inc was Initiated by JP Morgan on Dec 22, 2016 to Overweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $40. Sarepta Therapeutics Inc was Initiated by Goldman to Neutral on Dec 20, 2016.

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New Nokia 3310 to have broadly same design, larger color display

According to a report by GizmoChina , the new Nokia 3310 will continue to retain the same key features and design elements of the original model - launched almost 17 years ago. Earlier, Nokia 3310 would cost one less than Rs. 1,000. So far, the Nokia 6 smartphone has been a hit in China. Moreover, the return of Nokia 3310 is also speculated, which may revive the golden days of Nokia.

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VW Arteon 'fastback' sedan will follow in the footsteps of the CC

Finished in yellow, we can also see the Geneva-bound vehicle will be sporting a subtle bootlid spoiler and rear lights reminiscent of those seen on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, albeit more squared off with different internal graphics. Equipment features will include the latest generation of driver assistance systems . The new auto, a four-door fastback, will be revealed at the show on 7 March, and will sit above the Passat in the German maker's model line-up.

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AMD's Ryzen Launched With Specs That Outperform Intel's i7

Based on a completely new architecture, AMD's next generation processor is made to dethrone Intel and it's "Core I" series of processors. It's no exaggeration to say that AMD's future in the PC market depends on this core. More notably for many buyers, the 1700 will retail at $329, offering a 3.0GHz base clock and 3.7GHz turbo. AMD Ryzen chips use 4.8 billion transistors and have 52 percent more instructions per clock.

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Facebook Launches Mid-Roll Video Ad Test, Expands Live-Streaming Ads

Facebook claims that Audience Network in-stream video ad partners have seen effective CPMs (cost per thousand views) in the USA that are 52 percent higher than with other third-party networks or exchanges. Now any US publisher with 2,000 or more followers that has also "reached 300 or more concurrent viewers in a recent live video" will be eligible to insert video ads into their livestreams.

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GameStop: 'Limited supply' of Nintendo Switch consoles at stores

Zelda is exciting, there's no doubt in that, but with no virtual console and Netflix support, gamers could run out of things to do real quick on the Switch , and well before the arrival of Splatoon 2 , which seems like the second guaranteed hit.

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Man Claims Dog Shot Sleeping Woman

A man on Jacksonville's Westside told the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office his dog, Diesel, shot his girlfriend. Brian Murphy's girlfriend, Summer Miracle, was taken to the hospital late Tuesday with non-life threatening injuries. Miracle was shot in her right leg, but told police she doesn't know what happened because she was sleeping and awoke to "throbbing pain" in her leg.

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1084

The institutional investor owned 48,000 shares of the company's stock after selling 8,500 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in shares of Synchrony Financial by 14.3% in the fourth quarter. A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) for the current quarter. Analysts expect that Synchrony Financial will post $3.05 EPS for the current year.

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White supremacist Richard Spencer booted, 'alt-right' called anti-Semitic at conservative conference

Richard Spencer, asked if he likes rock music, says "Depeche Mode is the official band of the alt-right". Spencer's "views are repugnant and have absolutely nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here", Ian Walters, a spokesman for CPAC , added, reports NPR .

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Sen. Tom Cotton gets owned by 7-year-old at town hall

The women went on to say that she had preexisting conditions and could die if her health care coverage was taken away. Given how the crowd reacts to Smith, it looks like he might have a shot at challenging Cotton for his senate seat in about 30 years.

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Lake Central freshman wins state Google Doodle contest

Ava's artwork, titled "Save the Animals", depicts a future in which we provide a better life for the animals in the rain forest. The winner's doodle will go live on Google.com on March 31. Google will announce the five national finalists and one of them as the national victor on March 31, 2017 - and the winner's doodle will go live on Google.com that day.

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'Fake News' Media More Trusted Than President Trump, Poll Says

Never in the history of polling has an American president had such bad poll numbers just one month in to their tenure. A majority of voters (55 percent) also believe Trump is not honest and that he is not level-headed (63 percent). Mr Trump made his first visit to the state as President less than one week ago, where aircraft manufacturer Boeing unveiled its latest 787 Dreamliner at its Charleston factory.

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Dish Posts Gains In Total Pay TV Subs, Net Income

DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH ) traded 3,160,371 shares on last trading session with closing price of $62.82. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,052,027 shares of the company's stock worth $44,357,000 after buying an additional 2,354,600 shares during the last quarter.

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Lego City Undercover gets Nintendo Switch release date

Now, thanks to a new trailer which shows off the game's brand-new co-op mode, we also know when the game will launch. In addition to the release date, cooperative multiplayer has been confirmed for the new versions of Lego City Undercover .

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Eve Online community to help real-life search for exoplanets

Using provided data, players will work to reach "comparative consensus on classification of the data" that will then be returned to the University of Geneva for further analysis in locating exoplanets. The previous iteration of Project Discovery saw players submit over 25 million classifications of human cells back to the Human Protein Atlas. It is perhaps not surprising that the tightly-knit player community of EVE Online has proved the ideal group for implementing "citizen science".

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Qualcomm announces VR development kit, Leap Motion partnership

After all, the Snapdragon 835 chipset Qualcomm revealed last November has been optimized for VR, the company says, and it has worked with other software and hardware companies to generate representative applications of its capabilities. Qualcomm will be showing this technology off during both GDC 2017 and MWC 2017 next week. The Snapdragon 835 VRDK is destined for developers in anticipation of devices that house the next-gen chip, which, by the way, is created to unleash more intensive VR ...

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Death and Funeral Notices for February 23

Saturday, February 25, at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany, with burial in the Fairview Cemetery, McFall. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Steven P. THREE RIVERS - Mario Moya III died February 18, 2017. Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. February 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was two months old.


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