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Crowds 'March for Science' in global Earth Day protest

Still, the marches were effectively protests against steep cuts that President Donald Trump has proposed for federal science and research budgets and his administration's skepticism about climate change and the need to slow global warming.

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Scientists rally on National Mall for Earth Day, March for Science

Carrying a sign that read, "Forget princess, I want to be a scientist", with chemistry beakers drawn in the place of the I's, Helena excitedly discussed her love of everything science. Carol Hopper Brill, a marine education specialists at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS), says, "Scientists have been so careful not to speak out in the past".

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Facebook policies questioned after Cleveland slaying video

His death came almost 48 hours after uploading video to Facebook of himself murdering 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Cleveland . Stephens' became known as the "Facebook Live Killer" after Cleveland Police said the murder had been recorded on Facebook Live.

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Siniakova, Vandeweghe win; Czechs tie US in Fed Cup semis

The semi-final round of this year's Fed Cup brought two interesting matches at Minsk and Saddlebrook Resort, Florida, and nothing is separating the teams after day 1, as both ties are leveled at 1-1. The American kept her serve safe, getting broken just twice from 4 chances Vondrousova created, while young Czech had to give up her serve 5 times. "I love my job, I work hard for it, and I work to play for my country all around the world but especially in Fed Cup", Bacsinszky said, post-match.

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Pot support at all time high

The growing acceptance of legal marijuana comes as states continue to challenge the federal government's insistence that marijuana is a unsafe drug with no therapeutic value and a high potential for abuse. For employers whose employees regularly operate on Canada's roads, the potential legalization of marijuana raises competing interests. "The numbers of people who see it as acceptable to use marijuana, particularly under a doctor's orders, has certainly grown", said Barbara Carvalho, ...

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NGT shuts down industries near Bengaluru lake, orders its cleaning

The tribunal said no waste of any kind shall be dumped into the lake or in the prescribed buffer zone and any violator would be fined Rs5 lakh. Summary: Six industries have been shut down while notices have been sent to 91 others as Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) began implementing the NGT order.

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In Search For Life, NASA Finds Two "Ocean Worlds"

According to the associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, this is the closest humanity has come so far to identify a place with some of the ingredients required to support life. Cassini discovered the spraying plume in 2005, about one year after the spacecraft arrived at Saturn. The new evidence comes from the Cassini spacecraft, which has been probing Saturn and its natural satellites since 2004 and beaming data back to Earthbound researchers.

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Samsun Galaxy S8 Pre Orders cross 720000 units in Korea

Users do not have to worry about getting the device damaged when dropped in water, as deep as 1.5 meters, for up to 30 minutes. Galaxy S8 and S8+ are also good for possessing many security options of which iris scanning is the unique one.

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Cities across Canada prepare to join other worldwide in March for Science

In London, physicists, astronomers, biologists and celebrities gathered for a march past the city's most celebrated research institutions. While hundreds of people were lining up to join the march, dozens of volunteers were handing out signs with the official slogan of the protest: "Science, not Silence".

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Trump looks like he'll miss another deadline on another promise

It's a little late for him to change his mind. Mr Trump's first 100 days will fall on April 29. The tweet posted Friday appeared to reverse tactics on that front. No fewer than 14 historic laws were enacted in that time . Another 40 percent expressed a favorable view of Ex-Im when told it "provides credit, insurance, and loans to foreign and domestic companies in an effort to promote US exports", while 21 percent expressed an unfavorable view.

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Samsung's Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

The facial recognition unlock on the new Galaxy S8 was one of the features Samsung talked up at the launch, but a video has already emerged showing it being tricked by a photo of the user. One of the most reported rumors about Galaxy S8 was the lack of bezels. In the U.S. the phones are running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors while in other countries it will sport Samsung's own Exynos octa-core chip.

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Samsung unveils customized enterprise versions of Galaxy S8

Both the phones will be up for sale in South Korea, the USA, and some European countries from April 21. But, the dynamics surely have changed with this smartphone as the Galaxy S8 has a 95 percent screen-to-body ratio and we have no info on how Samsung plans to make the outer casing/design rugged.

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French Policeman Killed in Paris Attack Claimed by IS

French President Francois Hollande said he is convinced the circumstances of the Paris shooting points to terrorist act, the Associated Press reported . The two top finishers in Sunday's election will advance to a runoff on May 7. The Islamic State group's claim of responsibility just a few hours after the attack came unusually swiftly for the extremist group, which has been losing territory in Iraq and Syria.

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Donald Trump says he'll unveil 'massive' tax cut next week

Many lawmakers want to cut taxes, but cutting tax rates leads to a big drop in revenue, which makes the deficit unless there is a sharp contraction in spending. Despite Wall Street enthusiasm for tax cuts, the major indexes closed fractionally lower as Mr Trump's comments were delivered Friday US time - perhaps in recognition that long and complicated battles lie ahead.

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Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft is about to begin its great cosmic swan dive. The move comes after NASA's discovery of ice and geysers from the underground oceans of Enceladus and its decision to avoid leaving a dead Cassini posing a threat to the proof of any life support systems present in the vicinity of Saturn .

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Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

Also important, this is just more clear evidence that Trump has no idea what he's doing, nor does the White House. Donald Trump plans to unveil a major tax reform package on Wednesday, aiming to blunt criticism over a lack of legislative achievements and his refusal to release his own tax returns.

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New 'Alien: Covenant' Images Reveal the Creepy 'Neomorph'

Oh ( alien ) baby, some new images from Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant have burst forth online and boy are they teasing some interesting things. Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN : COVENANT , a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise.

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Samsung Expects Galaxy S8 Series To Outsell Galaxy S7

You both have Bluetooth headphones, but we all know that your device can only accommodate one Bluetooth audio output device. According to latest reports , The South Korean- giant Samsung's latest top of the range phones have abandoned the physical home button it used in their past models and the company have also launched a new virtual assistant.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today

The AMOLED edge-to-edge curved display on Samsung's new Galaxy S8 has been widely praised as one of the phone's crowning features - but unfortunately, it seems some models may not be living up to expectations. Despite the significantly larger screens on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, the reengineered design with rounded edges and symmetrical sides make them compact and comfortable for one-handed operation.

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Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

Sunday's referendum narrowly backed the largest overhaul of Turkey's political system since the founding of the republic almost a century ago, giving Erdogan sweeping authority over the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member-state. The YSK had said on Sunday it would announce final results 11-12 days after the vote. Any challenge by the European Court of Human Rights against the results of the Turkish referendum would be rejected by Ankara's constitutional court, a senior official has ...

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Nokia Oyj (NOK) Short Interest Update

Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 212,587 shares of the technology company's stock worth $1,231,000 after buying an additional 30,057 shares during the last quarter. Sales growth in the quarter for Nokia Corporation Communication Equipment NYSE shows a value of 84.00% with Outstanding shares of 5899.31. Trailing twelve month period, the firm has earnings per share (EPS) ratio of -0.65.

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Featured Stock: Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH)

Community Bank System, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 55.95 and a 200 day moving average of 55.39. The company has a market cap of $2.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.61 and a beta of 1.05. Community Bank System, Inc. DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of Community Bank System in a research report on Monday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Community Bank System from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, December 19th.

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'Minecraft,' 'Splatoon 2' and 'Arms' release date for Nintendo Switch revealed

Citing numbers from NPD (so we're talking North America here), the Switch sold over 906,000 consoles in March, with Breath of the Wild moving 925,000+ copies for Switch and nearly 460,000 for Wii U-also not a bad number, considering that the (roughly ten million) Wii U owners are mostly Nintendo diehards who were likely to buy a Switch anyway.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Says This Is His Most Important Message Ever

As LiveScience reported, he explained the importance of the scientific method as it applies to critical thinking and even warned that continuing on a path of science denial, a path that appears to be increasingly well-trodden in the 21st century, could lead to the dissolution of American democracy.

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Atlas V Rocket Launches Private Cygnus Cargo Ship to Space Station

Thales Alenia Space has supplied Cygnus cargo modules to Orbital ATK since the start of the program. It will launch atop Orbital ATK's Antares 230 rocket. Then on Saturday morning, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency will grab the capsule with the station's Canadian robotic arm and install it on the ISS.

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Wenger: Wilshere injury won't impact on contract talks with midfielder

But depending on which report you read, some have even claimed he has completed a medical and agreed terms. That said, it would not be a guarantee that Wenger would get his contract renewed just for winning the F.A. We haven't entered negotiations with Jack. "In Africa we say everything has a beginning and after the FA Cup we went on to win the league, players like Sergio Aguero came and that started everything.

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Do your bit, save the planet: Google's Earth Day Doodle

Dan Abrams, Director of Earth Day for the EDN, said, "As we face the realities of climate change - unpredictable temperatures, endangered species, and an increasing number of severe weather events - ensuring that our children are prepared to become environmentally literate citizens is more essential than ever".

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Facebook killing suspect dead after police chase

Stephens was suspected of shooting an elderly man in Cleveland, Ohio , videotaping the killing and then posting the video on Facebook . He says the attendant recognized Stephens, who was wanted in Sunday's slaying of a retired OH man, and called 911.

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March for Science events to take place around the globe

In London, physicists, astronomers, biologists and celebrities gathered for a march past the city's most celebrated research institutions. Marcher Jeanne Walton an eighth-grade science teacher at Central York Middle School in York, Pennsylvania, said she anxious about the effect of some current political rhetoric on her young students.

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Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Stake Boosted by Gulf International Bank UK Ltd

Nomura also Upgrade the company to Buy on 8-Dec-16, 2016. 320.44 million shares or 1.34% more from 316.19 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/21/juniper-networks-inc-jnpr-research-coverage-started-at-berenberg-bank-updated.html.

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US scientists to protest Trump policies at Earth Day rally in Washington

Anchored in Washington , with satellite marches planned in more than 600 cities worldwide, the first-ever March for Science was described by organizers as a rallying call for the importance of science in all aspects of daily life. "Thousands of people in nearly 500 cities around the world will march together in support of science's role in society and policy and to ensure our future".

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Mourinho: Manchester United in trouble after Ibrahimovic and Rojo injuries

Smalling and Jones picked up injuries during the last worldwide break in March and Mourinho earlier admitted that he expected the England global duo to return in mid-May. He told me: 'I'm going to play 30 minutes with cramps, no problem - I'm ready for it, '" said the Portuguese. "In spite of being a young kid, other guys can look at him".

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Tony Finau, Bud Cauley tied for lead at Texas Open

Finai and Cauley are a stroke clear at eight under through 36 holes of the PGA Tour tournament on Friday. Cauley played well at last week's RBC Heritage, opening in 63 for the lead and finishing the week in a tie for ninth. "Today I was able to get off to a better start and you need that on this golf course". He's tied there with another young gun, 21-year-old Robby Shelton, as well as a veteran (and native Texan) in Bob Estes, 51.

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Samsung sees strong demand for Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones

In a bid to attract Chinese consumers who have shown a preference for smartphones with powerful hardware specifications, Samsung plans to roll out the Galaxy S8 Plus featuring 6-gigabyte memory in China, as well as in Korea. This should include a higher water and dust resistance, a shockproof case and a tougher build overall. With the Note 7-debacle on its back, Samsung chose to not only unleash a new design and AI called Bixby with Galaxy S8 - and it bigger sibling, Galaxy S8 Plus - ...

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Ford unveils 1st gasoline-electric hybrid

The Chinese auto market has been flooded with electric vehicle start-ups in recent years after Beijing opened the sector to technology and venture capital investment. It looked a bit sleeker and more swept in the initial sketches, but it's still an attractive e-UV, and its 301-hp AWD electric powertrain and 311 miles (500 km) of range only make it more so.


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