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Wild acquire Hanzal in trade with Coyotes

That 2019 fourth-round pick becomes a third-rounder if Minnesota wins one playoff round this spring and a second-rounder if it wins reaches the West final. White, 28, notched seven goals and six assists this season as a center with the Coyotes, and was second on the club with 138 hits. For the Wild, fulfilling their longstanding Stanley Cup goal is priceless. Read More

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Court issues arrest warrant for De Lima

Court issues arrest warrant for De Lima

The Regional Trial Court issued the warrant on Thursday for the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima and other officials who have been charged by Department of Justice prosecutors with receiving bribes from detained drug lords. Leila de Lima, who past year led a Senate probe into alleged extrajudicial killings during Duterte's anti-drugs campaign, said the arrest was payback for taking on a president who had acted like a dictator. Read More

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ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom's Launch In The US Delayed Until Q2

The only difference this app has over other beauty tools is that it does the beautification while the user live-streams, making it a ideal phone for vloggers. The Asus Zenfone Live is powered by a 2,650mAh battery. The Zenfone Live features a 13MP PixelMaster camera with f/2.0 aperture and a five-prism lens at the rear and a 5MP camera at the front. Read More

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Google Working on Developing Desktop Version of Android App Allo

Therefore, interested users will perhaps have to wait for some time before they can get their hands on Allo on their desktops or laptops. 5 million downloads in the first four days after launch, however growth was quite slow after that. It seems that Spaces didn't catch on as well as Google had hoped, and hopefully - for the sake of end users - Google will start focusing on bringing improvements to their existing messaging and collaboration apps instead of launching more new ones. Read More

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Scott Pruitt makes first speech as EPA director

Pruitt has a history of coddling extractive companies and opposing federal regulations on air pollution. Democrats had sought to delay the vote until Pruitt's emails were released . Many Republican lawmakers view Pruitt as a refreshing change at the top of an agency they blame for federal overreach and for killing jobs in the coal and other industries. Read More

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The delayed SpaceX launch has finally gone off without a hitch

According to SpaceX , Dragon will take 5500 pounds of supplies to ISS, including Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE) III instrument that will ozone in the atmosphere. Loud cheers could be heard from the SpaceX mission control room as the rocket touched down in one piece. It was also SpaceX's first launch from Florida since an accident in September caused heavy damage to what had been the company's prime site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, located just south of the ... Read More

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Patrick Stewart Not Ready To Leave X-Men

Patrick Stewart Not Ready To Leave X-Men

But this is Jackman's signature role, the one that will forever define his career, and after playing the character in six movies (and two cameo appearances), you can't begrudge the guy a protracted farewell. Stewart, 76, remembered Jackman for his modesty on that visit. By now you should know their history and common struggles and if not, it's worn on their faces. Read More

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GST Council clears draft Compensation Bill

GST Council clears draft Compensation Bill

Among key measures, the Council today gave its nod to anti-profiteering clause that wants to front-load low tax rate benefits to consumers, according to CNBC-TV18. He said that all the states have agreed over the most of the points of the model GST law. Besides, there is an IGST law and Compensation law. The all-powerful GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, had in its last meeting on January 16 agreed that 90 per cent of tax ... Read More

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Armchair Astronomers Help NASA Search For Mysterious Planet 9

You can learn more about the project at Zooniverse's Backyard Worlds website here . The mission was renamed the Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE). Tombaugh used photographic plates and a device called a blink comparator to look for moving objects in the night sky. The evidence comes from studying the orbits of objects in the solar system's Kuiper Belt . Read More

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WPI inflation shot up to 5.25% in Jan

WPI inflation shot up to 5.25% in Jan

WPI inflation stood at 3.39 per cent in December previous year while it was at -1.07 per cent in January 2016. Wholesale price inflation scaled a 30-month high of 5.25% in January, thanks primarily to a favorable base effect and as elevated core and fuel inflation more than offset deflationary pressure in primary food articles induced by demonetisation. Read More

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Direct control: Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player campaign can be played offline

Ahead of its official release however, so much hype is building up the interest and excitement of the gaming community. They even address queries through social media. BioWare has confirmed that beta registrations (multiplayer tech test) have closed. " Mass Effect " had fans champion the unusual pairings. Developer BioWare has yet to reveal all the available, usable, and craftable weapons in Mass Effect Andromeda . Read More

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Tesla Model S vs. Porsche 911 In Record-Breaking Speed Test

If you go with the 2.5-second result, the P100D would be the third-fastest production vehicle, behind the Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder, neither of which are now being sold. These critics claim that a delayed rollout of Model 3 could be detrimental to Tesla's ambitions in the mass markets given stiff competition from established larger mainstream automakers, such as GM. Read More

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Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as rally regains steam

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 37.87 points, or 0.19 percent, to 20,090.29, the S&P 500 gained 0.52 points, or 0.02 percent, to 2,293.08 and the Nasdaq Composite added 10.67 points, or 0.19 percent, to 5,674.22. In corporate earnings news, Emerson Electric shares rose 4.5 percent after the manufacturer reported a higher-than-expected profit. With about two-thirds of the S&P 500 having reported results, fourth-quarter earnings are on track to have climbed 8.3 percent, which would be ... Read More

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Twitter unveils new features to curb harassment

This particularly focusses on accounts that are only created to abuse and harass other Twitter users. These tweets still exist if you do want to view them, but they are initially hidden from the search results. Essentially, Twitter is playing the role of quality filter here - highlighting the worthy conversations, and hiding those that are offensive, abusive and unhelpful. Read More

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England through to Sydney Cup semi

England through to Sydney Cup semi

The Blitzboks now extended their lead in the series points table with 85 points, England moved back to second place with 68 points while the Vodafone Fiji 7s team sits at third place with 64 points. The Canadians began the day with a 26-5 win over Russian Federation in the Cup quarter-finals. Iopu Iopu-Aso opened the scoring and when Regan Ware scored in the corner, it appeared New Zealand had capitalised on Fijian ill-discipline, which saw Vatemo Ravovou and Kalione Nasoko binned. Read More

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Trump nominee for secretary of the Army withdraws

But he made his claim to fame when he founded trading firm Virtu Financial in 2008, which then went public in 2015. The 60-year-old NY native has owned the Panthers since 2015 and graduated from West Point in 1977. But on December 19 when then President-elect Trump nominated the former West Point and U.S. Army Airborne, Infantry and Ranger Schools, he was ready to give the reins of the Panthers to his longtime partner at Virtu and minority owner Doug Cifu. Read More

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Lost Continent Crust Found in Mauritius

Through their research, they believe that the continent nestled between Madagascar and India started to break away 200 million years ago. While studying zircon, which is found in rocks formed from lava emitted during volcanic eruptions, the researchers consisting of Ashwal and his two colleagues from the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) and the University of Oslo found that remnants of the mineral zircon were far too old to belong to Mauritius . Read More

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Rex Tillerson confirmed as U.S. secretary of state

President Donald Trump's choice of an oilman with no government experience but a career negotiating billions of dollars of energy deals worldwide. Tillerson takes office after a chaotic debut for the Trump administration that saw big swings away from the national security and foreign policy policies in place under the Obama administration. Read More

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Trump's Supreme Court pick coming Tuesday night

While Trump has pledged to only place pro-life justices in place, what does that, exactly, mean for Americans who have hard decisions to make about their reproductive health? Many conservatives have said they hope the pick doesn't turn out to be a "Souter", a reference to Justice David Souter appointed under George H.W. Read More

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Fallout 4 patch brings high-res textures, PS4 Pro mode support

A nice little surprise for those still trekking though the Commonwealth, building up their settlements or messing around within the game's modding scene. If you're unsure of whether your PC can handle the new and improved visuals, see the recommended specs below, courtesy of Bethesda. With new updates coming to Fallout 4 next week, the gorgeous art and graphics for this title will be better than ever. Read More

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The Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Downgraded by Vetr Inc

Spectra Energy Corp. makes up approx 1.40% of First Premier Bank's portfolio.Asset Management firm, Mcqueen Ball Associates reduced its stake in SE by selling 1,185 shares or 2.59% in the most recent quarter. The share price of ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) was down -0.46% during the last trading session, with a day high of 39.29. In a separate transaction, on Nov 18, 2016, Gregory L Ebel (President and CEO) sold 66,587 shares at 40.78 per share price.On Aug 9, 2016, Dorothy M Ables ... Read More

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Pep Guardiola gives his verdict on Gabriel Jesus' first Citizens start

Pep Guardiola gives his verdict on Gabriel Jesus' first Citizens start

We can play better but I'm happy. AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace will play their twenty-third game of the Premier League season at The Goldsands Stadium on Tuesday, 31st January. The referees give few fouls, you have to be strong, the matches are very even. Having spent a lot of time in a well-established club, a move to lower league clubs could seem unnatural but there are some players who need the experience of playing in such leagues to regain the kind of sharpness that got them ... Read More

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Scientists blame Trump for rushing in doomsday

Moreover, it's instructive that the Atomic Scientists' Doomsday Clock was this week moved to two minutes and 30 seconds to midnight - 30 seconds nearer than past year. nuclear arsenal have been called "ill-considered", they said, as they expressed concern at his "troubling propensity to discount or outright reject expert advice" on global security. Read More

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Egypt secure place in Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

Egypt secure place in Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

We came out to win from the off. "We will have a bit of a breather now, rest a bit, and then start thinking about Morocco". Ghana had already secured their progression and led the group going into the final round of matches, but must settle for second after coming up short against Hector Cuper's team, with DR Congo now awaiting them in the Oyem this weekend. Read More

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Had a warm conversation with Donald Trump: Modi

Had a warm conversation with Donald Trump: Modi

Also, while Trump is a staunchly anti-climate change, Modi is a strong believer and has expressed strong views and taken action to that extent. According to the statement issued by the White House , Modi and Trump discussed ways to cooperate in economic and defence sectors and exchanged ideas on regional security issues. Read More

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Ajit Pai May Head Federal Communications Commission

Pai has often dissented as FCC Democrats voted for tighter regulations, including the 2015 open internet, or net neutrality, decision that forbids internet service providers from unfairly blocking or slowing web traffic. His views on this issue sparked criticism from net neutrality advocacy group Free Press . Politico reports that Pai, already an FCC commissioner, met with Trump in NY on Monday. Read More

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Skyrim Coming To Nintendo Switch, Fallout 4 Is Next?

Skyrim Coming To Nintendo Switch, Fallout 4 Is Next?

But Nintendo did not go for that, and in the end, this might just backfire because it will also make the users pay some more amount of money above the payments they have to make in order to catch the accessories. These games have seen some retailers move from a £49.99 - £59.99 listing, to £44.99, £34.99 and £49.99 instead. These prices now put the games closer to the USA price tag. Read More

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