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ULA Delta II JPSS-1 Scrub Statement

JPSS is a collaborative program between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) and its acquisition agent, National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ). JPSS-1 is a $1.6 billion spacecraft that will be placed into a polar orbit 512 miles (824 kilometers) above the surface of the Earth to monitor and report a wide range of environmental information.

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Turkey-Russia solidarity in settling regional crises strengthens their ties: Erdogan

President Erdogan arrived in Sochi on Monday morning. He said that Syrian refugees who migrated from northern Syrian province of Aleppo are in a hard situation in Idlib, while the presence of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, which Ankara regards as a terror group, in Afrin is posing a threat to Turkey.

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Ryan student murder: Amid twists and turns, juvenile accused retracts confession

The investigation agency has however not yet confirmed about the interrogation. The minor accused admitted his crime saying that he had killed Pradyuman to delay the exams and parent-teacher meeting. The CBI had also said that the accused had looked up methods to remove fingerprints from the weapon (a knife) that he meant to use to commit murder, said a Hindustan Times report .

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Defecting North Korean soldier shot several times after abandoning escape auto

A statement released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 12 said that Xi had reconfirmed China's position on deploying THAAD in South Korea during his meeting with Moon the previous day. South Korean soldiers did not fire their weapons, but Monday's incident occurred at a time of high animosity over North Korea's nuclear program and Pyongyang has expressed intense anger over past high-profile defections.

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You can now broadcast messages from your phone to Google Home

One of those features that is now available for Google Home owners is the broadcast function that allows users to broadcast messages from their smartphone or Google Home to other Home devices in the house. Of course, this only works if you have a few devices strewn around your home. A new Google Assistant broadcast update has arrived on the Google Home , which makes the objective of a home device as it should be.

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Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Aces Free-Flight Drop Test

Prototype spacecraft Dream Chaser has successfully completed its first glide test flight nearly two years after securing a multi-billion dollar contract from Nasa. SNC's lifting-body spacecraft has been in development for more than a decade and is created to deliver up to 5,500kg of pressurised and unpressurised cargo to the space station.

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BharatNet 2: Central government will sign MoUs with the states

According to the Ministry, DoT is organising the conference with state governments and service providers " to brainstorm and showcase various utilisation models leveraging BharatNet infrastructure " and IT Ministers and IT Secretaries from states will be present.

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Sledgehammer Promise Call of Duty: WWII Servers Will Return to Normality

If you think you will buy all of the maps because you loved the Call of Duty: WWII beta or because you enjoyed your first weekend with the game than you should buy the Season Pass. Players can still invite friends, which we encourage everyone to try. "Our objective to return to dedicated servers is our highest priority", said Sledgehammer.

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Driven By China, Global Carbon Emissions Rise in 2017

China's emissions, mainly though coal, account for 28 per cent of global emissions. It looks like carbon dioxide emissions for 2017 will reach 40.8 billion tons after having stabilized at about 40 billion tons in each of the last three years, report scientists.

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Xbox One X first week sales equal those of Nintendo Switch

Achieving significant advancements in graphical processing power, the console debuted as the most powerful on the market, pushing 4K resolutions, HDR content and other visual enhancements. In many ways, Xbox One X is the culmination of years of trying to fix the Xbox brand. The folks at Digital Foundry attempt to find that out by comparing the graphics of both consoles using Sledgehammer's recently-released Call of Duty: WWII, which you can check out for yourself in the video above.

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Google acknowledges Pixel 2 XL unresponsive edges issue, promises a fix

The bad news is that if you didn't drop $159 back in early October, sight-unseen, and now you're regretting that decision, it'll be over a month until new Pixel Bud orders start shipping, according to Google's retail site . Just a few days after we posted about the screen flashing when some owners unlock or lock their Pixel 2 XL , some of the device's owners are having difficulty with touch responsiveness near the edges of the screen.

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Rarely seen 'living fossil' frilled shark caught off Algarve coast

The interesting thing was that the prehistoric frilled shark was caught alive and not in the form of fossils. Researchers from IPMA and the Centre for Maritime Sciences recorded the catching of a shark "with unusual features" by a commercial trawler, as part of an "initiative to minimise undesirable catches in European fisheries".

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Xiaomi's best-selling smartphone, Redmi Note 4, gets a price cut in India

Xiaomi is now offering two versions of the Note 4 in the Indian market, one of which comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, the other packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. For imaging, there is a 13MP autofocus f2.0 rear camera on the phone with a 5MP f2.0 selfie camera on the front. On the front, the Redmi Note 4 comes with a 5-megapixel camera.

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Google Asks Android Developers to Justify Accessibility Services

Further, apps that fail to do this can be removed from the Play Store . The reason Google doesn't want these apps to keep using the API is that they can potentially create a security risk once a user grants the right permissions . As per XDA Developers , the Android 8 .1 Oreo update has a new feature that will automatically flag apps as inactive and will deprioritize the cache files for the specific app.

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Seoul-Beijing detente on THAAD is win-win for China: 38 North

A statement released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 12 said that Xi had reconfirmed China's position on deploying THAAD in South Korea during his meeting with Moon the previous day. He suffered a gunshot from North Korean forces while defecting and was sent to a hospital for treatment after arriving in South Korea, the military said.

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Samsung has announced a new processor for Galaxy S9

While it won't be a surprise to see the new mid-range family form Samsung receive the Infinity screens, we can only hope that the company remembers to place the fingerprint sensors in a more appropriate position this time around. Anyhow, according to previous rumours, the upcoming Galaxy A5 is expected to sport a 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 2160 pixels and pretty thin bezels.

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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: The Beast is Back

The Corvette ZR-1 had 11-inch wide rear wheels with swollen bodywork to accommodate them. Equipped with a hand-built, supercharged 6.2-liter V8, the third installment of the ZR1 made 638-hp, boasted a top speed of 205 miles per hour, and included lots of carbon fiber body work, a magnesium front cradle, a unique rear axle design, carbon ceramic brakes, a magnetic ride control suspension, a 6-speed manual gearbox with a twin-disc clutch, and a launch control system to maximize acceleration.

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I believe Putin on election meddling. Intel leaders: You're getting "played".

Brennan blasted Trump Sunday on CNN's " State of the Union " for attempting to downplay the conclusions reached by the USA intelligence community, namely that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election for the objective of backing Trump .

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IPhone X Face ID beaten with 3D-printed mask

A leading cyber security firm has created a mask of the human face, which responded to the Face ID feature and unlock the smartphone. Apple said that it worked with professional mask makers and make-up artists to ensure that Face ID could not be tricked by masks.

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Venus and Jupiter conjunction to be visible in dawn sky

Venus and Jupiter will appear together in the sky before sunrise . As seen a year ago, the two planets will appear like a giant, bright ball of glob. You should go out about 45 minutes before sunrise, and can expect a better a view if you stand on a hilltop or balcony, according to EarthSky . The planets will stay visible for about an hour until sunrise at 7:15 a.m.

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South Park: Phone Destroyer™ - Android Apps on Google Play

Each card has different abilities, meaning there are many different types of squads you can form. But this being South Park , be prepared to hear some offensive language here and there, so this is not really a game suitable for kids. Ubisoft's free-to-play, microtransaction-based game launches with a warning about free-to-play, microtransaction-based games. In the spirit of the disclaimer that runs before every episode of the long-running TV show, South Park: Phone Destroyer opens with ...

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SC refuses plea to ban release of 'Padmavati'

Johar, whose last directorial venture "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas, had a hard time in getting a smooth release, was also present at the event. His contribution to this film is irreplaceable and incredible. Deepika, dressed as Queen Padmini looks ethereal in certain frames, especially the one in which she paints Shahid's cheeks with colour, while he is sitting on a swing.

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How to Use Clips 2.0 and iPhone X for Cool Selfie Videos

It matches your image to fit the background, adding effects to make you appear as a blue hologram or a glamorous jet-setter. Apple just announced its biggest update yet since it first released the social video app in April. Apple's Clips apps is an awesome editor that lets users easily splice together images, and add visual effects, titles and a music soundtrack to videos.

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Nintendo hopes to produce 25-30 million Switch units for fiscal 2018

Right now, the Switch is sitting on roughly 7.5 million units sold in eight months worldwide - that's based off a number at the start of October, so it's likely higher, and Nintendo is waiting for holiday/Black Friday sales to give us another figure.

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Just Dial off day's high post clarification

If the deal materialises, Google will get access to Just Dial's database of 20 million pan-India listings, apart from the database built organically. Just Dial recently reported around 26.50 per cent jump in standalone net profit at Rs37.5 crore for the September quarter.

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Busking Sturgill Simpson trolls the CMA Awards on Facebook Live

With an open guitar case, a few politically-minded cardboard signs and a guitar, Simpson played music for about 35 minutes while answering questions from passersby and online commenters The signs were a protest of sorts: "I don't take requests, but I take questions about anything you want to talk about ...

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Chinese search-engine Sogou's IPO priced at $13/ADS

Sogou parent Sohu previously made an IPO for its game unit, Changyou, but is now trying to privatize the company due to weak performance that included a net loss and falling revenue in Changyou's latest reporting quarter. Beijing-based Sogou, which competes with Baidu and Alibaba's UCWeb, reported net income of $66.7 million for the nine months ended September 30, compared with $45.4 million for the same period a year earlier.

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Amazon store to pop up in Rochester Hills Whole Foods

Devices such as the Amazon Echo, Fire TV, Kindle readers and Fire tablets will be available at over 100 Whole Foods stores across the country. Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV lines are already carried in more than 100 Whole Foods locations, and Amazon already has a number of pop-up stores in various malls and such across the US, so adding or migrating them to Whole Foods' locations isn't a huge shock.

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Panasonic Eluga I5 Exclusively Launched on Flipkart

The Eluga I5 sports a metallic outer shell and features a 5-inch HD IPS display with 720x1280 pixels resolution and 2.5D curved Asahi "Dragontrail" glass protection on top. It also includes a fingerprint sensor, which sits at the non-removable back cover - right below the rear camera set-up. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4, FM radio, A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

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Here's What To Expect From Madden NFL 18 On Xbox One X

Speaking to Xbox Wire , Seth Christie, the technical director of the game detailed exactly what we can expect from the upgrade version of this Football title. "Sales of the new Xbox One X have been incredible! We are already working with Microsoft to get our hands on more of the world's most powerful video game console", the GameStop SVP of merchandising Bob Puzon said.

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The Millennium Falcon Has Just Been Spotted On Google Earth

And rather than shifting the Millennium Falcon to a galaxy far, far away, bosses at Longcross Studios simply surrounded the movie prop with shipping containers and plastic sheeting. An aerial image from Google Maps shows the Star Wars ship parked near a golf course across the highway from Longcross Studios, about 25 miles west of London.

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Oil prices stabilise just below two-year highs

With crude prices soaring recently, the nation's three major oil ETFs registered an average return of 6.2 percent in the month to Tuesday, according to KG Zeroin. The Saudi-led coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen said on Monday that it was closing all Yemeni air, sea and land crossings after a missile was sacked towards Riyadh at the weekend.

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Sean Parker says Facebook 'exploits' human psychology

Is the single-minded plan that Parker describes still the operational principal of Facebook - hack people's psychology to hook them - or is there, as Zuckerberg says, a greater goal, to bring people not just to Facebook, but closer to each other, as well? Get Data Sheet , Fortune's technology newsletter.

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Rian Johnson To Create New 'Star Wars' Universe Film Trilogy

There will also be another chapter released for the single-player campaign. Also on December 13 , new locations and vehicles will arrive alongside cinematic content from Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the new Crait planetary map. Hamill is right - while it would be interesting to see an evil clone of Luke, the Star Wars sequel has a new set of heroes and villains for a new generation.

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Apple software update fixes iOS 11.1 autocorrect bug

According to the latest reports , it appears that the arrival of Apple Pay Cash in the iOS 11 .2 is now confirmed. With Apple Pay Cash , iOS users can now send money to their friends using the app. Instead, the debit or credit card is used to buy the digital Apple Pay Cash card , which will be sent to the recipient. That is for the 64GB model of Apple's new iPhone , the 256GB model will set you back $1,648.


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