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School-board prayer survives atheist attack

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An attorney for a North Carolina county commission told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday that the body's practice of beginning meetings with Christian prayers fits squarely under a high court decision in a similar case in 2014. Read More »

IPhone 7 for a cause

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You might also need a reasonably good eye for colors to tell the two new shades of brown apart without putting them next to each other ... The phones, which were shipped into the country starting in the beginning of this month, are valued at the equivalent of $45.9 million Dollars. Read More »

Scotland 1 Canada 1: Steven Naismith spares Gordon Strachan's side's blushes

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Only a spattering of fans were inside Easter Road, the home of Edinburgh side Hibernian, to watch a flat encounter punctuated by few chances for either side. The visitors were next to threaten with Cardiff City's Junior Hoilett setting up Arfield whose left-footed effort curled over. The visitors grabbed the lead after only 11 minutes, with awful Scotland defending to blame. Read More »

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch pledges to apply law equally to all

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Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) what he would have done if Trump had specifically asked him to overturn the key abortion rights ruling, Gorsuch said, "I would've walked out that door". "And he absolutely should be confirmed and I'm confident that he will be confirmed", Sasse tells Nebraska Radio Network in an interview. Republicans have used their remarks to praise Gorsuch as a " judge's judge" who would not "make the law" but "apply it". Read More »

Texas Lawmakers Consider Statewide Regulations for Ride-Hailing Apps

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Fingerprinting ride-hail drivers is a barrier, Schwertner said, that only protects the taxi industry, which he described as an outdated model that's unable to compete with ride-hailing companies. "Those 2,600 drivers would log more than 2.6 million trips over the course of one year and each one of those trips has the potential to be a catastrophe". Read More »

April the Giraffe 'at the end of her pregnancy'

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April the giraffe was seen on the live stream Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. standing in a corner with her backside to the camera, patiently awaiting the next steps in her pregnancy. She is pregnant with her fourth calf and many people on social media have been following her live web cam since February 22. "Thank you! And God bless April and her baby". Read More »

Senators to Public: Meet Judge Gorsuch

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While Wednesday's Supreme Court decision didn't directly deal with a case decided by Gorsuch, it did gut the standard Gorsuch set which had served as the precedent for the overturned decision. The federal appeals court judge previous year dissented from a ruling ordering a trucking company to rehire Alphonse Maddin. Back to the exchange during the hearing: Judge Gorsuch thanked Mrs. Read More »

April the Giraffe's Calf Has 'Calmed Down'

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In a post on the park's Facebook page , they write: "Any of you watching this early morning witnessed some handsome moments between mom and her belly". The park blamed the removal on animal rights activists who oppose zoos. An exact date and time of when April will be giving birth is still unknown. Despite signs of hope - on Monday, a post on Animal Adventure Park's Facebook page teased us by saying "April is looking larger than ever " we're STILL waiting. Read More »

The Weatherford International Plc (WFT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Weatherford International plc (WFT ) is at 52.14. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. WFG Advisors LP now owns 62,294 shares of the company's stock worth $394,000 after buying an additional 60,844 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Olivier Giroud's Comments on Arsene Wenger Leave Arsenal Fans Without A Voice

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And Lehmann, who was part of the " Invincibles " side of 2003-04, has questioned the efforts of Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi during a run of four Premier League defeats in five matches. Speaking after the game, Wenger said he had made up his mind about his future and would make his intentions public "very soon". I take a bigger perspective. Read More »

GOG Galaxy hits v1.2 and adds great new features

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The software update, which brings Galaxy up to version 1.2, introduces what the company calls "universal cloud saves". Many of Galaxy's new features are common to other clients. "Losing your save files can be really frustrating", managing director Piotr Karwowski said in a statement to PC Gamer. Other new features include a hibernate mode that will limit the impact that GOG Galaxy has on your CPU during gameplay. Read More »

Apple launches a video application

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It is also a testament to Apple's expertise on the software end particularly with the app's standout feature, the Live Titles , where captions are automatically generated from the user's speech. Like Snapchat or Instagram, Clips lets you share photos or videos up to 30 minutes in length with special filters and effects. Users are able to touch this single button to shoot live video and take photos, or add them directly from their photo library. Read More »

Man who stopped fight in video honored for his peacemaking

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As the onlookers continue to laugh, Ali brings his attention back to the crowd. Recognizing one of the teens, he reminds them of the hard work their parents endured to get to where they are. Miller then says that he is not leaving until the fighters shake hands, which they do. Miller has drawn wide praise, including a message of support on Twitter from LeBron James, who saluted the man "who stepped in and spoke real to our young generation". Read More »

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake asks Gorsuch popular horse, duck question during hearing

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He's been appointed to a seat on the Supreme Court by a president* whose corruption is exceeded only by his ignorance, and whose election was the result of a number of factors, many of them reeking of unresolved shenanigans. But how about the questions his more wary constituents might have had. Neil Gorsuch will probably be the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States , a position in which his personal viewpoints will have an enormous impact on the laws of the country. Read More »

NABC names La. Tech's McCree to All-District 11 team

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New Mexico State's Ian Baker was named All-District 6 First Team. The NABC All-District teams and coaches are selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division I, representing the finest basketball players and coaches across America. Read More »

Doug Gottlieb Reportedly Will Interview for Oklahoma State's Head Coaching Job

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Gottlieb played three seasons for OSU, helping lead the Cowboys to the Elite Eight in 2000. Underwood's tenure with Stephen F. Austin ended with a loss at the buzzer to Notre Dame and he took the Oklahoma State job shortly thereafter. Underwood's hiring occurs exactly one year after he coached 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin to a double-digit win over West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament . Read More »

General Mills says sales of 'light' yogurts hurting the most

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The stock now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $66.35. Elsewhere in the business, operating profit in the Convenience Stores and Foodservice unit in the third quarter increased 3% to $93.6 million from $90.6 million, but sales fell 1.1% to $448.5 million from $453.7 million. Read More »

Google announces app updates to Allo, Duo, and Photos

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When the app detects a sub-par connection, it will let you switch from a video call to an audio-only one, and once streaming conditions improve, you can switch back with a tap. Photos will be automatically backed up "in a lightweight preview quality" on slow connections then replaced with higher-quality images when a faster Wi-Fi connection becomes available. Read More »

Siri and Alexa battle it out to be voice of Marriott hotels

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Now hotel chains are trying to decide for themselves. In December, the Wynn Las Vegas announced it was equipping all 4,748 rooms at its hotel with Echo , Amazon's hands-free voice-controlled speaker. If you have a good experience at a resort and can replicate that at home with a splurge from the Apple Store, why not? In regards to the overall voice assistant battle over hotel rooms, Alexa now appears to be winning. Read More »

National University of Singapore is Asia's best, twice in a row

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This is the second consecutive year that the University has attained the top position in this ranking of Asia universities since the introduction of this category in 2013. The Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings is a ranking of Asia's best 300 universities from 24 places, including Japan, South Korea, India and Israel. Read More »

Apple Introduces Special RED Edition of iPhone 7 And 7 Plus

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So the starting price is $749 for the 7 or $869 for the 7 Plus with 128GB of storage. In a press release, Apple announced the phone will give customers an unprecedented way to contribute to the Global Fund and bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation. Read More »

Minnesota Sens. Franken, Klobuchar grill Gorsuch on second day of hearing

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Asked about the president's words, Gorsuch said: "when anyone criticizes the honesty or integrity, the motives of a federal judge, I find that disheartening". "I'm heartened by the support I have received from people who recognize that there's no such thing as a Republican judge or Democratic judge". Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse pressed Gorsuch to call for the anonymous financial backers behind the Judicial Crisis Network conservative legal advocacy group's $10 million ... Read More »

Youngsters Suing US Over Climate Change Want Exxon's Private Emails

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The former Exxon Mobil CEO - who has no previous government experience - was one of Donald Trump's most notable and surprising major appointments. I can't get the IJR article on Tillerson off my mind. Rather than the "safe zones" protected by US air cover that the Syrian opposition and some allies have long demanded for civilians besieged by bombing from the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia, Tillerson's "interim zones of stability" refer to areas cleared of the Islamic ... Read More »

New look for Africa on 'corrected' Boston school maps

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The new version accurately records the size of South America, Africa and Indonesia. The students in Boston Public Schools are now looking at the world in a different way. The global map on which all your geographical knowledge is based probably wasn't as accurate as you thought. Another example of a distortion on the Mercator map involves Greenland, the ice-covered country that appears nearly as large as Africa. Read More »

Errant stick chips Sidney Crosby's tooth in Buffalo

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The Sabres answered Crosby's goal early in the third period on a rebound from Sam Reinhart , who pocketed his seventeenth goal of the season. Despite missing the past three games because of an upper-body injury, Malkin has 72 points (33 goals, 39 assists) in 62 games. Read More »

FBI Director Delivers Stinging Rebuke of Trump's Wiretap Claims

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Monday's hearing was also expected to address a second explosive issue: Trump's unsubstantiated accusations that the Obama administration wiretapped his phone at Trump Tower in NY during the campaign. "Mr. King, that's not something I can comment on", Comey said. A congressional panel so far has found no evidence that Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation, its chairman said Sunday. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 Spotted on GFXBench; Samsung's Own Exynos 7870 Processor Expected

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The company Galaxy C Pro series and Galaxy J (2017) series device have been in the news making their way to different markets. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) was just sighted on GFXBench revealing the specs of the device. In terms of camera, the Galaxy J5 (2017) might pack a 12MP rear camera with PDAF, LED flash. There's a front-facing 12-megapixel camera for the selfie lovers. Read More »

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: "I didn't want this job"

The 64-year-old oil tycoon was planning to retire this month and spend more time on the family ranch. His wife, Renda St Clair, reportedly wagged her finger and told him: "I told you God's not through with you". Still, it's notable that Tillerson wants people to know that while some candidates for the job were humiliating themselves over frogs legs, he had to be talked into bringing his talents to Foggy Bottom. Read More »

KEPCO Likely to Buy Toshiba-led Nuclear Project in Britain

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NuGen is now owned 60 percent by Toshiba, which is struggling financially, and 40 percent by French company Engie. NuGen is planning to build three nuclear reactors at the Moorside site on the coast of Cumbria. "Our interest is in the NuGen stake". But solidifying the details of a proposal will require the blessing of the Japanese and United Kingdom governments, Cho said, noting that no such agreement has been reached. Read More »

East Timor Votes for New President

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Analysts say the challenge for any incoming government would be to wean the nation away from reliance on oil money and diversify its sources of income into agriculture and manufacturing. The education minister has secured backing from his own party as well as the newly formed People's Liberation Party (PLP) of the incumbent president Jose Maria de Vasconcelos. Read More »