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Four AZ National Monuments on Trump Review List

Patagonia's Rose Marcario concluded her statement on the subject by saying "I urge everyone who loves America's public lands and supports the continued protection of National Monuments to contact their members of Congress and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to express outrage at the Trump administration's efforts to roll back National Monument protections".

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Facebook expands fake news initiative to crack down on state-led abuse

Facebook defines "information operations" as "actions taken by governments or organized non-state actors to distort domestic or foreign political sentiment, most frequently to achieve a strategic and/or geopolitical outcome". Mr Collins told the Guardian that the top 20 fake news stories were shared more than the top 20 true news stories during the three months leading up to the U.S.

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Samsung posts 2nd-biggest profit in Q1 on chips, display sales

But it formally dropped a reform plan Thursday that would have seen it split in two and could have made the group's opaque structure more transparent. Samsung heir Lee-Jae Yong is also embroiled in a corruption scandal in South Korea that goes right to the top of the highest levels of government. The unit's operating margin was 40.3 percent, more than doubling 19.6 percent for Samsung's overall margin.

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First Live 4K Video from Space, Streamed by AWS

Trump also spoke with US astronaut Jack Fischer , who arrived at the space station for the first time last week. However, while giving an interview to ABC News' David Kerley via video teleconference from aboard the ISS earlier this month, Peggy said , "I am not in space to create any world record".

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USPS releasing first-ever touch changing stamp to commemorate solar eclipse

The special stamp is created to help Americans commemorate a rare event - a total solar eclipse has not been seen on the USA mainland since 1979. The stamp's photo of the eclipse was taken in Libya by an Arizona-based astrophysicist in 2006.

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'Iceball' Planet Discovered Through Microlensing

OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb is almost 13,000 light-years away and orbits a star so small, scientists aren't sure if it's a star at all. A possibility exists that it could be a brown star whose core is not hot enough to support nuclear fusion for generating energy.

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Saturn's moon has nearly all conditions to support life

Earth has some of these on its sea floors, where hydrogen combined with carbon dioxide produces methane in a process called " methanogenesis ", which is theorized to be a core component for microbial life on our planet. Like Enceladus, both plumes correspond to the location of an unusually warm region that is marked by features that could be cracks in the moon's icy crust.

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The government shutdown could come down to a key piece of Obamacare

The President continued to stand by his promise to build the wall Tuesday afternoon, though he did not specify when it would happen after being grilled by reporters. Both the GOP health-care proposal and the border wall have been unpopular. And Republicans can't count on getting enough votes from their own caucus to pass a spending bill, since Senate Democrats can filibuster any measure they find objectionable.

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FYQ3 Revenue Misses; 'Intelligent Cloud' Rises 11% — Microsoft Slips

But Microsoft shares slipped in after-hours trading after total revenue came in below expectations. LinkedIn, the professional social network acquired by Microsoft previous year for some $26 billion, contributed revenue of $975 million.

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China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

Lift-off will be from Kennedy Space Center's historic Pad 39A near Cape Canaveral-the same launch pad used by the Apollo astronauts. America may have been first to reach the moon, but Europe and China are gunning to be the first to build a moon base.

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Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths

Humpback whales have been dying in large numbers across the Atlantic Coast and federal officials are declaring the deaths an unusual mortality event . "Generally speaking, especially with larger ships, most operators are unaware that they've hit a whale", Silver said. "That can change", Greg Silber, standing coordinator for NOAA's Office of Protected Resources, said of the lack of a common factor.

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White House Calling! Astronaut Peggy Whitson Gets Congrats from President Trump & Ivanka

When discussing how the ISS crew reuses their urine to make potable water, Trump replied , "Better you than me". Additionally, she was the first female chief of the astronaut office and logs in the most space walks of any female. Donald Trump instructed Nasa astronauts to get to Mars within his first term - or failing that, his second term, in a livestream with Peggy Whitson.

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Trump administration to brief full Congress on North Korea policy

Joseph Dunford , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will lead Wednesday's briefing, set to occur in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, adjacent to the West Wing. USA troops in South Korea began on Wednesday deploying a contentious anti-missile system in South Korea that has infuriated China. And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at US forces would be destroyed.

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Venezuela Prepares to Leave OAS

Venezuela has long accused the OAS secretary-general, Luis Almagro, of being a leader in instigating a "coup" against the government of President Maduro. While the opposition march was blocked by national guard tanks, pro-government groups were able to conclude activities undisturbed. Alongside the deaths since unrest erupted at the beginning of April, hundreds of people injured and more than a thousand detained.

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Galaxy S8 users experience issues with charging and Wi-Fi

In rejecting Elliott's call for a holding company structure, Samsung cited issues including regulatory and legal risks, and said it would not boost investor returns. The company's revenues rose 2% to 50.5 trillion won ($44.2 billion), also in line with its earlier estimate. And profit breakdown showed the firm's semiconductor business made its largest-ever operating profit of 6.3 trillion won.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Collector's Edition Statues Closer Look

While I had anxious about the art direction of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (even going as far as nitpicking character size and the quasi-realism bringing it closer to Contest of Champions' art style), it was mainly because I had feared the new title would lose its famous coverage over the entire screen.

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Arkansas Double Execution Of Marcel Williams And Jack Jones Highlights Gruesome Details

The state executed death row inmate Marcel Williams Monday, April 24, at 10:33 p.m., just over three hours after executing inmate Jack Jones, who died at 7:20 p.m. He strangled her with the cord to a coffee pot. Williams had labored breathing, and then grimaced slightly before losing consciousness, according to an Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution.

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Dead 43-foot whale washes up on beach at New Jersey shore

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A badly decomposed whale has been hauled off a New Jersey beach. Officials from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, based in Brigantine, began cutting up the whale's body so it could be removed and a necropsy could be performed.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:SIRI) was down -1.83%, with a high of 5.20 during the day and the volume of Sirius XM Holdings Inc . shares traded was 34773227. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings ) ratio of 336000 while the company's industry has 36.95 P/E and the sector P/E is 110.44.

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United Technologies' stock climbs as profit and sales rise above expectations

United Technologies Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 18.77 and Forward P/E ratio of 16.4. United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) traded down 0.13% during trading on Thursday, reaching $112.09. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $224,520.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

After Firefly star Nathan Fillion posted a mysterious image on his Instagram account, Marvel fans went insane assuming he has a cameo in sequel as Simon Williams - also known as Wonder Man - but his caption suggested that his role was cut from the film.

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Anti-Zuma rally as South Africa honours 1994 election

Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung Sr has paid tribute to South Africa's democracy as he highlights how football played also "played a role in the process". As Freedom Day celebrations are set to take place across the country, a mass anti-Zuma march is also planned to kick off in Pretoria on Thursday. In response to people's quest for land, Zuma reiterated that the government will use all available instruments necessary in expediting land restitution.

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Is Volkswagen selling Ducati to Hero MotoCorp?

VW has tasked investment banking boutique Evercore EVR.N with evaluating possible options including a sale of the Ducati brand, which its Audi division NSUG.DE acquired for about 860 million euros ($935 million) in 2012, the sources said.

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Amazon's "Echo Look" will tell you what to wear

Amazon lately has been forging some interesting partnerships with companies like Ford and LG, among others, to bring its Alexa virtual assistant to a wider range of third-party devices and products, and it's clearly not finished expanding its Echo product family.

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China urges S. Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP). But when Defense News pointed out almost a week later that the carrier had sailed south instead of north and remained 3,500 miles away, an uproar ensued, with abundant accusations that the USA had made an empty military threat.

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Bill Nye, the SJW Guy

Nye spoke before thousands of Americans who showed up at the USA capital, Washington D.C., to support the flagship rally for March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) despite the weather. "But when it comes to climate change , that is not controversial in the scientific community, any more than the law of universal gravitation". "I do think we should at least consider it", said Rieder, who believes that limiting the size of families is paramount to fighting global warming.

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'Call Of Duty' Is Returning To Its Roots

Players will follow the United States 1st Infantry Division "as they fight their way through the European theatre of the war", reports GameSpot , with missions including "the D-Day invasion of Normandy and Battle of the Bulge". Call of Duty: WWII arrive on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC 3 November 2017. The title is not yet rated. This time, the guys from Sledgehammer Games will work on the Call of Duty : WWII and there are already rumors suggesting that it will sell way better than ...

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Video technology confirmed for 2018 World Cup

In terms of the regional meeting, Infantino addressed the series of corruption scandals that beheaded many of FIFA and Conmebol's federations and highlighted that a new stage had begun. Proposals include raising the number of competing countries to 16 from the usual number of 12, CONMEBOL's vice-president Arturo Salah said. "The Copa America with European teams would be like a World Cup".

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Global Lead Carbon Battery Market 2017 - ShuangDeng, China Tianneng, Furukawa, Eastpenn

According to Deepa Tatkare, Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare at Allied Market Research, "The use of medical electrodes is expected to increase in the near future, owing to the new medical applications putting high focus on early diagnosis along with new electrode indications enhancing market growth North America dominates the global medical electrodes market , and is expected to maintain its lead throughout the forecast period, owing to the high adoption rate of medical electrodes".

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Vivo V5s : Another Selfie Expert Launched

Coming to the display , the device sports a 5.5-inch HD screen with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Vivo has introduced an App Clone feature that allows you to "clone" the app. The USP of this phone is its fantastic selfie capability. As seen on the Vivo V5, the Vivo V5s also feature a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.

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Apple to Discard Rear Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 8, New Leaks Suggest

It could, however, come at the cost of the phone's much loved Touch ID fingerprint scanner. That compares to the side-by-side array within the iPhone 7 Plus. There is some suggestion that getting the fingerprint scanner to work under the glass might significantly delay the launch of the smartphone. Fortunately, this latest schematic shown off by artist/leaker Benjamin Geskin is far more encouraging, as it hints at the kind of seamless design we've come to expect from each new iPhone.

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Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative story says

In this April 28, 1993 photo provided by the San Diego Natural History Museum, a bulldozer refills the Cerutti Mastodon site in San Diego, Calif., after the excavation and salvage of fossils. Alongside the bones, researchers also uncovered rocks that (they say) bear signs of being used as tools. They also may have extracted marrow from the bones for nutrition.

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Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80000 units in India

Apple is now playing defense and this year is going to be a grueling challenge just because the S8 is truly a stellar device. That said, it could be a while before we see a full face Infinity Display on a Samsung device. To be safe, ensure that you are connected to the internet via Wi-Fi and your phone has at least 50% battery power. The new smartphone just hit store shelves and Consumer Reports reveals how the Galaxy S8 stacks up against the competition.

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Chinese court sentences United States citizen to jail for espionage

The U.S. State Department confirmed the sentencing took place Tuesday. She is being held in a police detention center-rather than being sent to prison-during the 10-day window for filing an appeal, Shang said, and before the trial, she told him she would not appeal if the sentence was light.

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MORGAN STANLEY: Nintendo's Switch is 'insufficiently priced into the stock'

The company's first financial results since the Switch launched are in, and they revealed that the console has sold 2.74 million units. For the 12-month period beginning this month, Nintendo expects to see operating profit of Yen65 billion yen ($585 million) on revenue of Yen750 billion, the company said.


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