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Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Their movement was echoed in hundreds of satellite events across the United States and around the world, from Sydney to Accra. Of particular concern to critics is the Trump administration's budget that calls for sizable cuts in funding for the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders in Korea Cross the 1 Million Mark

Local brokerage firms have been estimating sales of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus could reach around 43-60 million units. As we're sure you will recall, Samsung's best smartphone to date was recalled past year - twice - after some Note 7 batteries burst into flames, causing injuries and property damage in the process. Read More »

Microsoft To Offer Their Own Version Of The Galaxy S8

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As fantastic as the Galaxy S8 series sound, it appears that some folks aren't buying it - literally . For most who hasn't heard about it, Gigabit LTE is simply your average 4G LTE connection, with full afterburners on. A major new feature of the phone is the artificially intelligent voice assistant dubbed Bixby - effectively the company's answer to the iPhone's Siri. Read More »

Samsung predicts better-than-expected quarterly profits

To give this some context, this would become Samsung's second highest quarterly operating profit ever, beaten only by its 10.16 trillion won (~$9.34 billion) in Q3 of 2013. The company's display business contributed a further 1 trillion won ($880 million) on strong demand for LCD panels in China, according to analysts. Samsung was forced to recall it late previous year after reports of the device overheating and exploding. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 is Already Closing in on 1 Million Pre-Orders

The Samsung S8 comes will be available with either a 5.8-inch screen (the S8) or a larger 6.2-inch screen (the S8 Plus). According to the report , a Samsung official said that the company had received up to 728,000 pre-order registrations as of Wednesday, up from the 550,000 units that had been recorded on the first two days. Read More »

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out a second Brexit referendum

Justifying the decision to call the election, Mrs May said: "The country is coming together but Westminster is not". She said the political divisions "risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". We can't win, they say, because we don't play their game. "They are wrong", she said. Because when we win, it's the people, not the powerful, who win. Read More »

Paris cop killed, another injured in apparent terror attack

Police officers raided his home in an eastern suburb of Paris and detained three members of his family for questioning. Belgian security officials had warned French counterparts before the attack that El Osri was a "very unsafe individual en route to France " aboard a high-speed train. Read More »

Ayushmann is innocent: Parineeti

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The song depicts the college days of the central characters Abhi and Bindu and when asked if he used to sing songs in his college days to impress girls, Ayushmann said: "During my college days I used to do a lot of theatre, live shows, street plays etc.so did not get much time to run after girls". Read More »

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines Oscar Munoz introduces a new global business class dubbed United Polaris in New York June 2, 2016. Through Tuesday afternoon, its shares had fallen 4.3 percent since Flight 3411, wiping out almost $1 billion in market value, although several other airline stocks declined in the same period. Read More »

Marine Le Pen slips behind Emmanuel Macron in French election race

Le Pen is the "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France ", Trump said . Current polls put Le Pen closely behind center-right candidate Emmanuel Macron. She has offered to give the French public a say on their membership of the European Union as well as pledging to immediately clamp down on security, a major concern for the public. Read More »

Earth Day: PM Modi encourages working towards a clean, green planet

The first global Earth Day took place in 1990, with 200 million people from 141 countries discussing the importance of actively protecting the environment. The aim of the workshop was "to promote wildlife wakefulness among public and to mitigate the effects of wildlife human conflict". Also, there was a campaign to create awareness among the masses to save water. Read More »

Earth makes appearance between Saturn's rings in new Cassini image

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Cassini uncovered the hydrogen during its final close flyby of Enceladus in 2015, when it dove deeper than ever through its plumes of vapor and particles. But before Cassini goes out all space-Viking-funeral-style , it has a few things to check off its interplanetary bucket list, including the closest-yet fly-by of Saturn's giant moon, Titan. Read More »

NASA Broadcasts the First 360-Degree Livestream of a Rocket Launch

The rocket will be carrying a Cygnus spacecraft made by Orbital ATK, with more than 7,600 pounds of scientific research, crew supplies, and other materials destined for the orbiting laboratory. As a result, the launch video looked like a rocket disappearing act: Now you see it, now you don't. "We are sorry we missed Easter, but we're pretty sure they'll be excited about their Easter baskets and whatever great things International Space Station science put on board for them", said ... Read More »

Oklahoma sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

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Wade was serving an eviction notice about 9:15 a.m. north of Guthrie, authorities said. Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . On Tuesday evening, Wade's body was moved from the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office to a funeral home. Read More »

Certain Components in Frogs' Skin Mucus Could Kill Flu Virus

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And it seems harmless to healthy tissue. "There's no collateral damage", he added. Unlike humans, frogs don't have an immune system that is capable of protecting them against pathogens like viruses and bacteria. Urumin was specific for H1 strains of flu , such as the 2009 pandemic strain, and was not effective against other current strains such as H3N2. The H1 strain of flu , the most common version of hemagglutinin, also includes the seasonal flue and the widely dreaded swine flu, H1N1. Read More »

Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code

One order temporarily freezes a portion of Dodd-Frank known as the Orderly Liquidation Authority, which gives the federal government broad discretion in making loans to failing financial institutions. Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set past year and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . "Loans of the kind banks made before 2008 are the poison of any financial system", Frankel said. Read More »

Mobile demos gigabit LTE on the Samsung Galaxy S8

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One potentially interesting feature is the ability to observe behavior patterns and add in reminders. And about that front camera cliffhanger earlier, here it is: iris scanning and facial recognition is now part of Samsung's security suite. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

Optics include a 12MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture on the back having "Dual Pixel autofocus" technology for snappy autofocus speed, and an 8MP front camera with "Smart autofocus" a first on any smartphone. Obviously, the company wouldn't want to cannibalize the publicity garnered by the flagship Galaxy S8 so soon. First is the pressure sensitive invisible home button that is baked under the display. Read More »

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance, to honour refugee deal

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Under the deal, the USA would take up to 1,250 refugees that Australia houses in detention camps on the Pacific island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. Pence said the USA believes that it will be possible to achieve its objective of ending North Korea's nuclear program peacefully, largely with the help of China. Read More »

NASA Launches Spacecraft Named After John Glenn To Resupply ISS

At 11:33 a.m., NASA confirmed Cygnus had successfully separated from the rocket and was flying solo. Coverage of the Cygnus launch will continue on NASA TV today, which viewers can stream online at NASA Live . The resupply mission is a public-private partnership between NASA and United Launch Alliance , a joint venture owned by Lockheed Martin and Boeing. Read More »

Brokerages Set Nokia Oyj (NOKIA) Price Target at $5.65

The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $6.22 Billion and $5.62 Billion, respectively. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 62.5 Percent. now owns 11,049,990 shares of the technology company's stock worth $53,150,000 after buying an additional 5,827,941 shares in the last quarter. The last session's volume of 17.25 million shares was higher than its average volume of 15.17 million shares. Read More »

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) Under Analyst Spotlight

Strs Ohio boosted its stake in Community Bank System by 110.0% in the third quarter. The number of shares now held by investors is 111.72 Million. The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/04/21/somewhat-favorable-press-coverage-likely-to-effect-community-bank-system-cbu-share-price-updated.html. Read More »

Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Port Had Players Scratching Their Head

Nintendo fans are going to have to endure some server maintenance next week, with the company revealing that that the maintenance will be affecting the Switch, Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo is also aggressively pushing for including more games on the Nintendo Switch to attract more buyers which could lead to more sales in coming months. Read More »

Cities across Canada joining others worldwide in March for Science

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Because it was a march, protest signs abounded, from the amusing ("I just came for the pi" and "Without science, it's just fiction" ) to the honest ("Science Saves Lives"). Topics included "Protecting Wildlife in an Era of Climate Change", "How to Stop Your Climate Denialist Uncle in His Tracks", and "Communicating Science in a Politicized World". Read More »

Cities across Canada prepare to join other worldwide in March for Science

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People walk past Trump International Hotel and Tower during the Earth Day March For Science NYC demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , on April 22, 2017. Roger Morris, professor of molecular neurobiology at King's College London, said: "These marches are brilliant - a spontaneous, global response led by young scientists empowered by social media, keenly aware of the global challenges that need to be addressed if their world is to have a civilized, ... Read More »

Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

The rocket is part of a $3.1 billion United Launch Alliance contract that will include 10 flights. This launch was supposed to happen in March, but a leak caused the flight to be grounded. The Cygnus is slated to stay at the station until July, when it'll be loaded up with trash, detach, and hang out in orbit again. So far, weather is looking good for launch; there's a 90 percent chance that conditions will be favorable, according to Patrick Military Air Force Base . Read More »

Arsenal Set To Offer Jack Wilshere A New Contract

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Asked how he felt when he heard of the injury, Wenger replied: "Sad, because Jack is a great football player with a great football brain". Wenger said negotiations with Wilshere had yet to start and the injury had nothing to do with any extension although he had been saddened to hear of it. Read More »

Earth Day: Google gives out an important message through its latest doodle!

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It may be mentioned here that every year Earth Day is observed all around the world on April 22 to revive the pledge of mankind to keep the planet earth safe from the menace of pollution. Reports such as those of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change illustrate that debate rages in the scientific community about the causes and consequences of climate change. Read More »

Facebook-murder accused dead after police chase

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Pa. Stephens' vehicle sustained minor damage after a trooper couldn't stop in time and hit the auto, but no injuries to law enforcement were reported . Though he claimed in his Facebook post to have killed more than a dozen people, there appears to be no evidence that he shot anyone besides Godwin. Read More »

The Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) pays an annual dividend of $0.40 with a yield of 1.44% and an average dividend growth of 0.00% based on a 3 Year Average. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Also, EVP Vincent Molinaro sold 15,957 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 2nd. Read More »

Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia after tensions

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Egypt's Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhy welcomes US Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Ministry of Defense in Cairo on April 20, 2017. After meeting Sisi, Mattis held talks with Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi at his headquarters, where he was received with a marching band playing the United States national anthem. Read More »

Europa League: Manchester United beat RSC Anderlecht after extra time

Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, the England center backs, are out with foot and knee injuries, both suffered on global duty last month. When it was put to him that he was facing a significant lack of options at centre-back, Mourinho mentioned Daley Blind - Rojo's replacement from the bench - before suggesting Jones and Smalling needed to be "brave". Read More »