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Storm Doris brings fresh snow to Scotland's mountains

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West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed it had been called to the incident. One of the trees featured in Game of Thrones, in a famous avenue in Northern Ireland, has been uprooted by Storm Doris over the past 24 hours. The weather has also seen disruption on the train line between London Euston and Preston. The Met OFfice's chief forecaster said: "A rapidly deepening area of low pressure, named Storm Doris, is expected to move quickly east across the United Kingdom during Thursday with ... Read More »

New Apple campus to name theater after Steve Jobs

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It's been called the "Spaceship campus" but Apple has on Thursday revealed that the 175-acre Apple Park will open for business in April. Apple said Apple Park will operate on 100 percent renewable energy and have one of the world's largest on-site solar energy installations, which will produce 17 megawatts of rooftop solar power. Read More »

Trump's national security adviser reportedly says label 'radical Islamic terrorism' not helpful

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H.R. McMaster by the president to be his new national security adviser looks like a victor. "He won't use the term "radical Islamic terrorism", Trump said during the October 9 debate at Washington University in St. It's unclear if he will need Senate confirmation because he is a three-star general taking on a new assignment. Gen. McMaster, 54, is a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Man Utd manager anxious about distant Euro draw

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United boss Mourinho was pleased by the content and timing of the statement from Rooney, who will be in the squad for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Southampton despite a recent hamstring injury and dropping down the pecking order. I think that once more the television interests are going in front of the clubs and the interests of English football and nobody cares. "Your question is the last question about Wayne Rooney and should be the last until the end of the season". Read More »

Mavs waive Deron Williams, who wants to go to Cavs, sources say

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Deron Williams was waived by the Mavericks on Thursday. The AP is reporting Williams wants to join the Cleveland Cavaliers , giving LeBron James the extra playmaker he's been begging for. "He's a good player". ESPN's Marc Stein said this week that he believed the Cavs would be able to land both Williams and Andrew Bogut , who is expected to be bought out by Philadelphia. Read More »

Republican congressman calls for special prosecutor to investigate Russia-Trump ties

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Issa initially said House and Senate committees would investigate, and then Maher asked about the idea of an independent counsel handling the matter instead of Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "And Jeff Sessions should recuse himself, the same way Loretta Lynch recused herself, because he was a part of the Trump campaign, is that correct?" Issa , who supported Trump during the presidential election, nearly lost his November reelection bid in a district that voted overwhelmingly for ... Read More »

For Mexico, the US Immigration Stance Overshadows All

But today, President Trump sent his deputies to Mexico City to deliver some more diplomatic words. Kelly, speaking in Mexico City after he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with their Mexican counterparts, said all deportations will honour human rights and the US legal system. Read More »

To Hold Mardi Gras Celebrations

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Businesses around Haynie's Corner and Franklin St. will be buzzing on Friday night for Mardi Gras celebrations. This year, Fat Tuesday is February 28. The day will also have a DJ and a blood drive, and the parade will begin at 1 p.m. Jokers' Masquerade Ball - This costume ball includes a mini parade, a buffet dinner and dancing, 6 p.m. Read More »

CPAC a Chance for Trump to Show Unified White House

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White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon rarely appears in public and rarely speaks to the press, much less on live television. They will also hear from newly minted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Vice President Mike Pence. Bannon joined White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus onstage at CPAC, which Bannon credited with helping launch Trump's political career. "He's not - no, I don't think so", said college student Matt Longenacker who was attending from Lancaster, Pa. Read More »

'Ring Of Fire' To Pass Over South America, Africa On Sunday

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This Sunday, 26 February, countries in the Southern Hemisphere will experience an annular solar eclipse during which time the moon will be briefly placed between the earth and the sun. This eclipse will be visible in the Southern Hemisphere, covering parts of South America, the Atlantic Ocean and Africa. A so-called "ring of fire" eclipse, which is scientifically called annular eclipse , will cross over parts of South America and the western and southern tips of Africa. Read More »

New Nokia 3310: Everything we know so far

Nokia further confirms that the live stream will be available on YouTube as well . But to top that, the new regional websites have appeared very recently, with HMD keen to make sure they are up in time for the launch at MWC 2017. There is no word on the battery, but it is also expected to get a refresh, as technology has improved a lot since the original model was introduced in 2000. Read More »

China says has no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage

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The US-China relations had been on a downward trend since the ascension of Trump as the United States President. The steady drop of yuan has boosted the dollar value of the exports. But China's growth is slowing, foreign investors are pulling out of the country, and now the pressure on the renminbi is going the other way: In the past two years, Beijing hasn't been suppressing their currency - it has been intervening in order to prop it up. Read More »

Paris mayor fires back at Trump for insulting her city

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Paris is doing just fine, Mr. President. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo subsequently tweeted this message: "À Donald et son ami Jim, depuis @LaTourEiffel nous célébrons l'attractivité de #Paris avec Mickey et Minnie". " Paris is no longer Paris .' That was four years, four or five years, he hasn't gone there". In response, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo , like other foreign government officials before her, took to Twitter to fight back - with the help of two beloved American icons. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Jong Nam killed with VX nerve agent - Malaysian Police

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North Korea's ambassador to Kuala Lumpur has said the Malaysian investigation can not be trusted, and that the three suspects that have been detained should be released immediately. The CDC said it was possible that any visible VX liquid contact on the skin, unless washed off immediately, would be lethal. Absorbed in large doses, it is fatal after 15 minutes, according to the US Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Centre, making it the most toxic known nerve agent in the world. Read More »

Philippines police arrest president's critic

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Escorted by Senate Sergeant at Arms Jose Balajadia, De Lima left her Senate office past 8 a.m. and yielded to the authorities who served the arrest warrant against her. Aries Aruguay, associate professor of political science at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, said the senator will use her detention to highlight the president's controversial policies. Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Update For Sprint and AT&T Subscribers Rolls Out

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Recently, Sprint has also brought Nougat to HTC 10 and One A9, to their owners' happiness who can now enjoy the features brought by the latest version of the OS. However, the above mentioned list reveals that the Galaxy A range will also receive the latest operating system from Google and, most importantly, all Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 (in addition to the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime). Read More »

Arctic seed vault grows as defense against food crisis

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But that didn't stop people from bringing almost 50,000 seeds of potatoes, lentils, wheat, barley and other food staples to the Arctic Circle this week. The vault was built in 2008 as a backup for gene banks around the world and to keep the valuable genetic material protected from natural disasters, equipment malfunctions, war and other problems. Read More »

Why We Love The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Hyrule

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Nowhere close, in fact. Lets get Breath of the Wild's demand that you take it seriously out of the way first, in case you haven't been following the interviews and narrative surrounding it in the past year or so. There's a practical reason for this. However, Link does now have the benefit of having a much wider selection of healing and stat boosting items in the form of cooking and elixir brewing. Read More »

Cloudbleed bug may have exposed your passwords

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Information such as your private messages , authentication tokens, passwords and other sensitive data. Ormandy claimed that he tested the bug causing the leak and was able to get back passwords and encryption keys from other sites hosted by CloudFlare since search engines like Google were caching the information. Read More »

NASA Asks College Kids to Help It Explore Deep Space

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The capsule will be propelled to space atop a rocket called the Space Launch System (SLS), which is now being developed. Orion will "fly farther than any spacecraft built for humans has ever flown", NASA added. Multiple X-Hab winners will receive grants of $20,000 to $30,000 each from NASA's Advanced Explorations Systems division and the National Space Grant Foundation, so there's a lot of money on the line for space scientists in the making. Read More »

Witches Will Cast Spell on Trump; Christians Respond With Prayer

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President Donald Trump on July 21, 2016. While the right and left of the political spectrum have been waging war over Donald Trump since the day he announced his candidacy to become the U.S. While tools and spells among witches may vary, the above is a general list of items for one particular spell. " I call upon you / To bind / Donald J. Read More »

New 'Overwatch' Character Rumored To Be The Young Scientist Efi Oladele

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On the Overwatch Twitter account, a report by Atlas News , the media outlet in the Overwatch universe, revealed that there was an attack in the Numbani Airport. Players will be immediately familiar with the area, as it is one of the spawn points on the Numbani map. That Doomfist gauntlet has been kept safe within a payload vehicle on the Numbani map in the game, but today that map changed in two very important ways. Read More »

Brown wants to spend $437 million on flood control, dam protection

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The minority party wants to divert $5.6 billion from the state's estimated $122 billion general fund by steering existing vehicle sales and insurance taxes toward road maintenance. He said building the proposed Temperance Flat Dam would help. With California on pace for one of the wettest winters on record, Brown was pressed about petitioning the federal government for flood relief while the state is still under his emergency drought declaration. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Comes With Massive 6.2-inch Display

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This would go along with the model numbers for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus which are the SM-G950 and SM-G955. In addition, Samsung may move the Galaxy S8 fingerprint scanner to its back panel to free up screen real estate. The Galaxy S8 has always been rumoured to be getting an edge-to-edge display, while most reports say the physical home button will be moved. Powered by Snapdragon Qualcomm Octa-core 3.0 GHz processor, the device will run the latest Android nougat 7.0 and will have ... Read More »

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

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Fox News, Breitbart , NBC , ABC and conservative newspaper the Washington Times were invited to the press gaggle. Other news organizations and groups also criticized the White House for denying access to some outlets while granting it to different ones. Read More »

Back pain ups risk of early death by 13 per cent

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Spinal pain may be part of a pattern of poor health and poor functional ability, which increases mortality risk in the older population, the researchers noted, in the paper published in the European Journal of Pain . "Policy makers should be aware that back pain is a serious issue - it is an indicator of people's poor health and should be screened for, particularly in the elderly". Read More »