• Journalists face jail after covering Donald Trump protests at inauguration
Journalists face jail after covering Donald Trump protests at inauguration

The reporters were among more than 230 people arrested in Washington on Inauguration Day after individuals set fire to a vehicle and broke windows of downtown businesses, according to reports and police documents. At least six officers suffered minor injuries during clashes with demonstrators. Lawyers have accused Washington DC's metropolitan...

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  • Badlands National Park goes on a climate change tweetstorm
Badlands National Park goes on a climate change tweetstorm

The NPS's main Twitter account was active during Trump's inauguration, and retweeted posts showing how the crowd on Friday was smaller than one for Barack Obama's ceremony in 2009. Nothing has appeared on the agency's verified account since January 19, the day before the inauguration. Social media, especially Twitter, played a central role i...

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  • Let's build a better health care system
Let's build a better health care system

Emily Brostek is the Executive Director of Maine Consumers for Affordable Health Care. That would leave insurance companies with the sickest and most expensive customers; many would leave the state's individual insurance market or raise rates.

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  • Francis Ford Coppola Is Trying To Make An 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game
Francis Ford Coppola Is Trying To Make An 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game

Given the writing talent and the potency of the original narrative, this game could be a great example of how more complicated morality systems in video games can have huge gameplay pay-offs. The game won't follow Apocalypse Now's story about Williard's odyssey through the jungle to the letter, but instead, the development team will try to give...

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  • Trump signs executive order advancing Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines
Trump signs executive order advancing Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

Former President Barack Obama rejected the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline in 2015, arguing that it would undercut American leadership in curbing the reliance on carbon energy. "While discussions around Keystone XL progress, we are focused on building Canadian pipelines to Canadian tidewater". The Democratic Party of New Mexico has previously...

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  • Dell unveils 2-in-1 Latitude and Chromebook laptops for schools
Dell unveils 2-in-1 Latitude and Chromebook laptops for schools

All of these laptops are expected to hit the streets on February 7 in the U.S., with the Chromebook 11 Convertible, Chromebook 13 and Chromebook 11 priced at $349 (around £275, AU$460), $299 (around £235, AU$395) and $219 (around £175, AU$290) respectively.

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  • Donald Trump Just Reinstated The 'Global Gag' On Abortions
Donald Trump Just Reinstated The 'Global Gag' On Abortions

The policy, known as the " Mexico City " abortion rule despite having nothing to do with Mexico City , was first signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1985. Reinstating the Mexico City Policy - which was previously revoked by President Bill Clinton , reinstated by President George W. Bush , and rescinded again by President Barack Oba...

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  • Japan celebrates first homegrown sumo grand champion in 19 years
Japan celebrates first homegrown sumo grand champion in 19 years

Mongolians and Hawaiians have dominated the sport for more than a decade, causing concern among some sumo officials and fans. Mongolia, which boasts its own ancient style of traditional wrestling, now boasts three yokozuna , with Harumafuji having won eight titles and Kakuryu three.

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  • Night Shift arrives on Mac in first macOS 10.12.4 beta
Night Shift arrives on Mac in first macOS 10.12.4 beta

The beta features a slew of security updates and performance improvements, but the Night Shift mode is by far the most notable. Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep.

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  • Elon Musk claims he's serious about digging a tunnel from SpaceX HQ
Elon Musk claims he's serious about digging a tunnel from SpaceX HQ

But, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO has now confirmed that he was serious about the idea - and it is already set to come to life. The idea first became public when the billionaire tweeted that traffic "was driving him nuts" and that he wanted to start a tunneling machine company.

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  • Crestpoint Capital Management Cuts Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)
Crestpoint Capital Management Cuts Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

The forecast of 16 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. In other Walgreens Boots Alliance news, EVP Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 5,700 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 28th.

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  • Cisco Systems' (CSCO)
Cisco Systems' (CSCO) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Cos

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and twenty-three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days as momentum traders often use increases in trading volume to identify heavy volume accumulation or distribution by institutional investors...

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  • Updated Gamevice iOS controller is lighter, battery
Updated Gamevice iOS controller is lighter, battery

Gamevice also takes the guess work out of finding compatible games by offering its "Gamevice Live" app that will aggregate all supported titles. The thumbsticks on Gamevice's controllers are horizontally aligned, similar to those on the PlayStation DualShock controllers.

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  • Syracuse football 2017 schedule released
Syracuse football 2017 schedule released

Louisville will open against former Cardinal player and assistant Jeff Brohm's Purdue Boilermakers in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on September 2, then open ACC play at North Carolina a week later, before coming home to face Clemson. The Tigers do not have a game scheduled on a Thursday but will play at Syracuse on Friday, Oct. 13. The Tiger...

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  • Agricultural Research Service Receives Communication Guidance
Agricultural Research Service Receives Communication Guidance

A memo sent to EPA staff said that there should be no press releases sent to "external audiences" and that "no social media will be going out", according to a report by The Hill. The email told employees, including about 2,000 staff scientists, that "starting immediately and until further notice", they were not to release any documents or pos...

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  • Final Fantasy XV Upcoming Gameplay Enhancements Won't Be Limited To Chapter 13
Final Fantasy XV Upcoming Gameplay Enhancements Won't Be Limited To Chapter 13

You can take a trip to the Moogle Chocobo Carnival in Final Fantasy XV now on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and enjoy the festivities until 20th February 2017. In response to the negative reception from fans, Tabata stated that he will focus on enhancing but not remaking the level. He will also add some elements that will further expand the gameplay ...

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  • Extra letters added to bug genetic code
Extra letters added to bug genetic code

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have announced the development of the first stable semisynthetic organism. Now, Prof Floyd Romesberg , from The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, and colleagues, have shown that their single-celled organism can hold on indefinitely to the synthetic base pair as it divides.

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  • Shock! Ford Mustang scores 2-star ANCAP rating
Shock! Ford Mustang scores 2-star ANCAP rating

Child occupant protection was also judged to be lacking, rating 15.81 out of a potential 49 points, with rear passengers in full-width frontal crash scenario described by ANCAP as "not well protected with a risk of serious head, chest and leg injury".

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  • Battlefield 1 DLC
Battlefield 1 DLC "They Shall Not Pass" Gets New Screens, Details

You can view images of all four of the maps in the gallery post on the GameSpot website . They Shall Not Pass will also introduce a new game mode: Frontlines . The French 10th Army moves to take back Soissons using their powerful Saint Chamond tanks. A melee-focused class, the Elite Trench Raider uses a "Raider Club" and has access to an "i...

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  • HP expands recall on headquarters and Compaq notebook computer batteries
HP expands recall on headquarters and Compaq notebook computer batteries

HP (hpq) said that it is cooperating with several government regulatory agencies over the recall. A risk of fires and burns has prompted HP, Inc.to expand a recall of lithium-ion batteries used in its notebook computers. The battery bar code is printed on the back of the battery. Affected batteries have the following prefixes on their bar codes...

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  • China orders its tourists to boycott Japanese hotel chain
China orders its tourists to boycott Japanese hotel chain

This has had an immediate effect - as it is now impossible to reserve a APA hotel room via any of the main Chinese tourist websites . Some 2,000 athletes, including those from China and South Korea , will be accommodated by APA hotels in Sapporo.

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  • Saturn's moon Tethys looks like a giant eyeball
Saturn's moon Tethys looks like a giant eyeball

Its icy surface is riddled with impact craters. Astronomers suspect that the crater must have been deep in the past with towering rims and high central peak but they may have collapsed over time due to the viscous relaxation of Tethys' icy crust.

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  • A 466 Million Year Old Collision is Pelting Earth with Space Confetti
A 466 Million Year Old Collision is Pelting Earth with Space Confetti

Moreover, L-chondrite meteorites do not at all represent most of the composition in that asteroid belt, therefore SFGate reports on Monday, how Phillip Heck made a new study which was published in the journal Nature Astronomy . In the future, the multidisciplinary effort seeks to delve on the different time windows to better understand earlier...

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  • The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy

Hua also said China "firmly upholds freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea in accordance with worldwide law" and urged the USA to "fully respect the efforts of regional countries to safeguard peace and stability". "A blockade - which is what would be required to actually bar access - is an act of war", Dr. Rapp-Hooper told ...

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  • Unboxing & Review: Razer BlackWidow V2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Unboxing & Review: Razer BlackWidow V2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The company originally said the Green and Orange mechanical switches could take 60 million keystrokes, compared to the 50 million strokes of the Cherry MX switches, but all three Razer switches are now rated at 80 million strokes. The new Chroma V2 model includes a USB passthrough port for connecting a gaming mouse or other peripherals directly to ...

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  • Acer and ASUS Announce 2 New Chromebooks for Education
Acer and ASUS Announce 2 New Chromebooks for Education

The Acer Chromebook Spin 11 and the Asus Chromebook C213 arrive this spring. But it's also true that the Asus Chromebook Flip made its debut back in 2015 - and sure enough, it was one of the first devices to support the Google Play Store .

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  • Japan launches defence communications satellite
Japan launches defence communications satellite

The new satellites will facilitate direct communication among units of the ground, maritime and air through a high-speed and high-capacity network and serve as a communication infrastructure, the ministry said. The Tuesday launch shows the effective resumption of a program that was stopped a year ago by a humiliating accident. This satellite laun...

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  • Mysterious Skittle Truck Spill on Rural Highway Takes Bizarre Twist
Mysterious Skittle Truck Spill on Rural Highway Takes Bizarre Twist

Due to it raining at the time, the box got wet and gave way allowing the Skittles to spill out on the roadway. However, the company says the Skittles in question came from a factory that doesn't sell unused products for animal feed. "Ruminant animals are very good at utilizing a wide variety of feedstuffs, because the microbes in the rumen can dige...

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  • Badlands National Park Tweets Climate Change Science, Defies Trump
Badlands National Park Tweets Climate Change Science, Defies Trump

The account went on to say that the amount of carbon dioxide is now higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years and that ocean acidity has increased 30% since the Industrial Revolution. Almost an hour and a half went by before the final tweet appeared: "Burning one gallon of gasoline puts almost 20lbs of carbon dioxide into our atmosphere".

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  • TeamIndus in final 5 of Google lunar XPRIZE
TeamIndus in final 5 of Google lunar XPRIZE

Aiming to promote low-priced space travel, the prize was first announced in 2007. Because the contest seeks to promote privately funded missions, each team is limited to obtaining no more than 10 percent of its funding from government sources.

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