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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) Review

Participating Target stores (650 of the, to be exact) are working to promote the upcoming racer with special Mario and Luigi decorations outside, Lakitu at the front doors, and a checkered racing striped across the bottom of the door. The latest and greatest entry in Nintendo's long-running series will soon be literally in the palm of your hands thanks to the Nintendo Switch . Target also urged customers to visit Target's website to pre-order their copy of Mario Kart 8 for Nintendo ... Read More »

Bill Nye: CNN 'Doing a Disservice' by Booking Climate Skeptic

The march started at the intersection of Howard and State Streets in downtown Petoskey where hundreds of people gathered before marching down to the intersection of East Mitchell Street and US 31. According to the March for Science mission statement , the objective of this event was to "defend science and scientific integrity" by bridging the "divide between the scientific community and the public". Read More »

Bill O'Reilly returns with new podcast Monday

After an investigation by The New York Times , the publication reported that it had found at least five women who claimed to have been victims of sexual harassment by O'Reilly. Fans have now "taken their concerns to Facebook [though] Fox News' Facebook hasn't actually addressed the issue yet", Cranston noted, before reading some of her favorites. Read More »

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 has some super long load times


No, really. But there has to be a trade-off right? "We are aware of the problem with long initial loading times, but thanks to this decision", they stated, "we were able to shorten any loading times during missions, respawns, and fast travel to a minimum". Read More »

Russian crew reach International Space Station in Soyuz capsule

They reached orbit about nine minutes later, a moment illustrated when a small white stuffed dog hanging from a string in the capsule began to float. The 58-year-old native of Georgia, the former Soviet state, previously flew aboard the space shuttle Atlantis and completed three long-duration stays on the International Space Station. Read More »

Wikipedia founder launching service to combat fake news


These two mechanisms will, Wales hopes, create a news culture that is both transparent and accurate, leveraging the expertise of reporters and the news gathering, fact-checking scale of the crowd. Wikitribune articles will include detailed sourcing and link out to full transcripts, video and audio recordings of interviews . "This will be the first time that professional journalists and citizen journalists will work side by side as equals writing stories as they happen, editing them live as ... Read More »

Donald Trump makes special call to NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson


President Trump said, "On behalf of our nation and, frankly, on behalf of our world, I'd like to thank you". Whitson said she was proud of the honor but credited the vast crew on Earth for making it possible. "That's an incredible record to break", Trump said via a video link from the Oval Office. By the time she returns to Earth in September, she'll have logged 666 days in orbit over three flights. Read More »

North Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier


The State Department said it was aware of the report about a USA citizen being detained, but declined further comment "due to privacy considerations". "People have put blindfolds on for decades, and now it's time to solve the problem", he said at the White House. In the call with Xi, "the two leaders reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, and committed to strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", it ... Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer Calls BS On Those Gay Lover Rumors

The former New England Patriots player was found dead in his cell Wednesday. "They should've told them about the suicide notes before they read the newspaper", said Attorney George Leontire while in court Friday. Early Jr., wrote that "the note (s) shall be produced in time for the family to have them for his burial, which is scheduled for this afternoon". Washington said the two had exchanged more than 10 letters since Hernandez had been incarcerated. Read More »

Lady Gaga and Prince William Are FaceTime Buddies


In my life, I go, "Oh my goodness, look at all of these handsome and wonderful things that you have" and "I should be so happy". The two agreed that people need to speak out in order to break the taboos surrounding mental illness , with Prince William suggesting they meet up if Lady Gaga visits the United Kingdom later this year. Read More »

North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch


The phone call, which took place Monday morning Beijing time, came as South Korean officials warned there is a chance that the North will conduct a nuclear test or a maiden intercontinental missile launch around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday. Read More »

Three New Overwatch Maps Are "Likely" Coming This Year


Blizzard, however, is hoping to do something about that by quickening the pace at which new maps are released throughout the remainder of the year. "We now have 3 maps in development, all past the initial playtesting phase that are "standard" maps [for quick play and competitive]", Kaplan said. Read More »

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Jeff Williams held the previous record of 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes. Trump also spoke with USA astronaut Jack Fischer, who arrived at the space station for the first time last week. "I'm glad to hear that", Trump replied. Whitson is also the first woman to command the space station twice and the only woman to have led NASA's astronaut corps. Read More »

Stocks rise sharply as investors cheer French election results

Le Pen has said in the past that she is not a candidate of her party, and that the views she was advocating were her own. Macron came in first in Sunday's vote, with just over 23 per cent; Le Pen had 21 per cent; Jean-Luc Melenchon and François Fillon each had 19 per cent. Read More »

ZTE Blade Max 3 Launched In The US


The ZTE Blade Max 3 will set you back $199.99, after a $100 online discount. The phone comes with a fingerprint scanner available on the power button. Apart from that, a dedicated DAC (Digital-to-Analog Convertor) is also included in the package that which provides better audio experience via headphones. Read More »

Trump on Earth Day: 'Rigorous science is critical to my administration'

Anti-Trump sentiments resonated in the protests across the President Donald Trump has threatened of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work. But as Arriola sees it, science has always had a political element to it. "Science helps us inform questions that politicians make decisions on", he explained. Read More »

N.Korea quiet amid expectation of tests


He said the planned April 28 meeting of the U.N. Security Council will be a pivotal venue for the ultimate achievement of the complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of the North Korean nuclear program. The JoongAng Ilbo daily said in an editorial that South Korea shouldn't be excluded from critical discussions surrounding North Korea, because "the destiny of our nation could be at stake". Read More »

US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

US President Donald Trump said earlier this month in a TV interview he was sending an "armada" and that the US had submarines which are "very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier". Analysts warned against reading too much into the exercises with conventional weaponry, noting that North Korea's annual winter training cycle culminates in big exercise every year around this time. Read More »

AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card


AMD's LiquidVR technologies are also supported by the industry's leading real-time engines, including Unity and Unreal, to help ensure smooth, comfortable, and responsive VR experiences on Radeon Pro Duo. The graphics card is based on Polaris architecture consisting of dual Polaris GPUs. All that translates in practical terms as being able to drive up to four 4K monitors at 60Hz, drive the latest 8K single monitor display at 30Hz using a single cable, or drive an 8K display at 60Hz using a ... Read More »

Giants to exercise WR Beckham's 5th-year option


I'm lettin u kno now, this will be somethin uve never seen. After telling his followers to "Stay tuned" and "Stay blessed", Beckham Jr. hinted that he could be going off of the grid of social media for a while. "And like John [Mara] said, 'We are not anxious about Odell.' He's a young kid, he's growing up every day, and we think that he's going to continue being a tremendous football player and a tremendous representative of our organization here". Read More »

Donald Trump: 'I'll get the Mexican wall built half-price'


Reince Priebus, Trump's White House chief of staff, predicted in an interview with NBC News that enough money will be approved "in the negotiation for us to either move forward with either the construction or the planning or enough to get going with the border wall". Read More »

Marriott and Hilton owner RLJ to buy FelCor, owner of Embassy Suites

The share price of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) was down -0.84% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 23.73. Instinet began new coverage on RLJ Lodging Trust giving the company a "buy" rating. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.77 and a beta of 1.14. RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 22nd. Read More »

Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisis


Further study showed that the worms can do damage to a plastic bag in less than an hour. Now, scientists hope the caterpillar can be used to relieve the pressure on landfills already overflowing with plastic bags. Experiments show the insect can break down the chemical bonds of plastic in a similar way to digesting beeswax. "Wax is a polymer, a sort of 'natural plastic, ' and has a chemical structure not dissimilar to polyethylene", said CSIC's Federica Bertocchini, the study's lead author. Read More »

Paris gunman shot at French police before


The terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack - giving the attacker a war name indicating he had ties in Belgium and praising him as a "fighter of the Islamic State", the Independent of the United Kingdom reported . France's leading candidates have issued responses. In 2005, he was sentenced to 15 years in jail for attempted murders, with two against police officers, according to local media. Read More »

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft to Take Slingshot Dive Inside Saturn's Rings


Although far too small to be visible in the image, the part of Earth facing Cassini at the time was the southern Atlantic Ocean, said NASA in a statement. They also hope to study "ring rain", particles that escape from the gas giant's rings and flow into the planet itself, the website noted. Cassini was looking at the backlit rings and producing a mosaic of multiple images when the stunning photograph was taken. Read More »

Le Pen, Macron to face each other in French presidential election


Even if the polls are correct, Macron will likely find governing hard, as his young party will struggle to get a majority in the parliamentary elections in June, meaning he will have to work with other parties - like the United States, there are strong checks and balances in the system to prevent too much power in the hands of one individual. Read More »

New Outlast 2 trailer has a small town Satanism atmosphere

With Red Barrels Studio's Outlast 2's release date scheduled for Tuesday of next week, the video game developer has chose to scare some additional excitement into fans of the survival-horror series ahead of the sequel going live by putting out the title's official launch trailer. Read More »

Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Receives "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt

Drax Group Plc (LON:DRX) had its price objective decreased by Credit Suisse Group AG from GBX 425 ($5.35) to GBX 400 ($5.03) in a research report issued on Monday. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. The correct version of this report can be accessed at Read More »

U.S. tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

The carrier group was sent by Trump for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning, amid growing fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test soon in defiance of United Nations sanctions. The State Department also said it was aware of the report about a US citizen being detained, but declined further comment "due to privacy considerations". Read More »

Enrique Describes Messi As Best In Football History

Bale lasted only 38 minutes on his comeback from a calf injury picked up in the first leg of Madrid's Champions League game against Bayern Munich on 12 April. Speaking of Asensio, he was one of the best Madrid players for the second game in a row. "Messi? He makes the difference in his team". Just imagine, his 500th goal coming here, a victor in the 92nd minute at the Santiago Bernabeu . Read More »

Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea


The 2-1 success booked a cup final date with Premier League leaders Chelsea on May 27 in what will be a record 20th appearance in the showpiece match for the Gunners. The influential Oxlade-Chamberlain delivered a cross from the right which found the opposite wing-back Monreal racing in at the back post and he stabbed in a right-footed volley from six yards. Read More »

Russian crew blasts off for space station with one empty seat

EDT. NASA's Peggy Whitson, the crew's commander, Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and France's Thomas Pesquet greeted Fischer and Yurchikhin with cheers and hugs. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is teaming with NASA and the White House to recognize Dr. Whitson's impressive achievements and provide videos, podcasts, and other materials that can help your students' growth in STEM. Read More »

Cygnus Cargo Ship SS John Glenn Arrives at Space Station


John Glenn", said Pesquet , a French astronaut. The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7,626 pounds (3,459 kilograms) of crew supplies, hardware and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire, growing food and cancer therapies. Four spacecraft are parked at the station including the Orbital ATK Cygnus resupply ship, the Progress 66 cargo craft and the Soyuz MS-03 and MS-04 crew vehicles as of 22 April 2017. Read More »