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Proposal Would Ban Youth Tackle Football in IL To Reduce Brain Injuries

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A new plan in IL aims to end youth tackle football programs with the goal of preventing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease of the brain caused by repetitive brain trauma. He said he saw no evidence that CTE should be a worry for such children and vowed to oppose Sente's bill even though he has worked with her to reduce head injuries at the high school level. Read More »

Soros to Google and Facebook: Your days are numbered

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff also criticized Facebook at the annual meeting of global elites, where he. Mr Soros, a Holocaust survivor, opened his speech by disclosing that he found the current moment in history "rather painful". "I give President Trump credit for motivating his core supporters brilliantly, b ut for every core supporter, he has created a greater number of core opponents who are equally strongly mot iv at ed". Read More »

Facebook and Instagram down

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The outage also affected some parts of Europe, with reports showing that the site was down in parts of the United Kingdom and Germany. Facebook is also down for users along the West Coast, in Mexico, and in parts of South America. "My Facebook is down in case anyone is wondering where I went. I'm just gonna walk straight into the woods until I hit a tree or something", Twitter user Christopher Evan (@evcon) said. Read More »

The Bottom Line on Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW), KBR, Inc. (KBR)

In the latest session, S&P Midcap Growth ETF SPDR (MDYG) moved -0.39%, touching a recent bid of 164.93. The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.73 million shares in the last trade. (NASDAQ:HDSN). Bard holds 2.16% in Hudson Technologies Inc. Daniel Devine & holds 1.14% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:PKI) for 674,267 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.03% or 170,042 shares. Read More »

Best Amazon Echo Alternatives with Alexa, Google Assistant and More

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This device can also be used for controlling various smart home devices . Most importantly for a lot of Alexa owners, third-party skills are how you hook into your smart home devices, from Aero to Zoma. Or, if you only want to call up your friend who lives elsewhere, you will need to have one each. As well as Drop In, the Echo Spot's screen can show short video clips from BBC News as part of your Flash Briefing. Read More »

Grassi Investment Management Acquires Shares of 15060 Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

The stock has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 20. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by Credit Agricole. Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) to report earnings on February, 8. Therefore 19% are positive. Jefferies maintained the shares of OXY in report on Friday, January 19 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Hot Stocks under Consideration: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY)

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 83.5 Percent. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Paypal by 1.2% in the third quarter. A number of brokerages have commented on PYPL . Deutsche Bank restated a "buy" rating and set a $77.00 target price (up previously from $64.00) on shares of Paypal in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Read More »

Qualcomm Fine From EU Antitrust Regulators Said to Be Expected Wednesday

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Qualcomm has had a small operation in Northern Ireland since 2014 where it develops audio technology. Investigators say that Qualcomm created a contract with Apple which provided substantial rebates under the condition that 100% of Apple's 4G LTE equipped products used Qualcomm modems, effectively blocking competing modem manufacturers by limiting Apple's ability to switch without incurring a significant impact on expenses. Read More »

James Franco Not Nominated For Any Oscars Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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The film has been nominated for best picture , star Daniel Kaluuya picked up a nod for best actor , and Peele received nods for both best director and best screenplay . Unlike his " The Post " co-star Streep, double-time Academy Award victor Tom Hanks did not receive a nomination in the Best Actor segment. Best Original Screenplay nominees are: " The Big Sick ", Emily V. Read More »

DJI reveals its newest drone, DJI Mavic Air

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A great choice for amateur drone pilots looking to jump in, the new model sits in the sweet spot between the small, entry-level Spark that we reviewed past year and the more feature-rich but unwieldy Mavic Pro. There's also some newer in flight technology that allows for the Mavic Air to avoid obstacles and give you a more stable hovering experience. Not part of the package are the DJI Goggles ($450 to $550), which, in addition to the aforementioned use, can also be used to pilot the drone ... Read More »

Shailene Woodley goes Instagram official with Ben Volavola

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Woodley's Instagram story featured three posts from her date with Volavola to the Valentino Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. She stayed the entire game. "I'm all-loving", the star told the magazine. Though Woodley said in 2014 she had not had a boyfriend in almost five years, she revealed a year later about what being in love means to her. Read More »

Athletes' villages ready to greet visitors for Winter Games

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The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place from February 9 to 25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea , about 50 miles from the border with North Korea . While the South Korean government is optimistic about fielding a unified Korean team, the first in Olympic history for these two countries torn apart by war, many South Koreans are decidedly displeased. Read More »

Apple's New Update Will Let You Save Medical Records On Your Phone

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Users will be able to stream these videos without any ads, a move that could give Apple an edge over the popular video sharing platform YouTube . The features comes after Apple was criticized for meddling with iPhone performance without customer consent; a pair of California residents even filed a class action lawsuit against the company over the issue . Read More »

Google adds additional adjustable ad block functionality for annoying ads

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In 2017, more than 5 billion pieces of feedback, according to Google was received informing the company that ads that are not relevant have been placed on mute. Earlier this week, Google search alternative DuckDuckGo launched a new browser extension and smartphone app that blocks websites from tracking you online. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 dummy video leaked out

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As always, there are already a bunch of videos on YouTube claiming to give you the final lowdown, the complete set of leaks, or the total story on the Galaxy S9 . Which would you buy: Galaxy A8 (2018 ) or Galaxy S8? The official price of the Galaxy S9 has not been revealed, but Techradar reports it could be around the same price of its predecessor. Read More »

The 5 biggest new features coming in iOS 11.3

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The public beta of iOS 11 .3 is coming soon. Apple's iOS 11.3 update is live for developers those enrolled in Apple's Beta Software Program. "We've worked closely with the health community to create an experience everyone has wanted for years - to view medical records easily and securely right on your iPhone", said Jeff Williams, Apple's COO. Read More »

Apple Wants More Ebook Market, Hire's Amazon's Audible VP

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People familiar with the project have revealed that the new app, which will be released in the coming months, is expected to include a simpler user interface and a redesigned digital bookstore that will borrow its cues from the iOS 11 App Store redesign. Read More »

YouTube To Invest $5 Million To Create More 'Positive Content'

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Jake said he wanted to let the situation "have some time to breathe" before chiming in on his brother's video, not wanting to pile in on the conversation. I see the growth, and I see you really trying. In the video, Paul is asked whether he knew anyone who's ever committed suicide . YouTube removed 22-year-old Logan from its Preferred programme and put on hold planned projects with him as a result of the scandal. Read More »

CNN throws in the towel on Casey Neistat and Beme

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The announcement is a significant turnaround for CNN's digital operation, which announced the Beme deal with much fanfare. But the company was slow to launch, and Neistat seemed hesitant to box the company into a daily YouTube news show. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Consensus Earnings Forecasts

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ) are on a recovery track as they have regained 30.82% since bottoming out on January 23, 2017. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Papermaster Mark D had sold 173,630 shares worth $2.10 million. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reported 0.03% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Read More »

Xbox Game Pass To Include All Microsoft Games On Day Of Release

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There's some great news for Xbox Game Pass subscribers: All new, exclusive Xbox One games will be added to service's catalog on the same day they are released globally. Microsoft has today launched Xbox One X in India at an event held in New Delhi today. The first game to appear as part of the pass on launch day will be Sea of Thieves , arriving March 20. Read More »

Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade

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She singled out messaging service Telegram as example of how small platforms "can quickly become home to criminals and terrorists". "But there is so much substance to the relationship-commercial, defense, intelligence, foreign policy, cyber, culture, language and shared values-that we all have an interest in ensuring that it remains strong". Read More »

Pulling Back the Curtain on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WBA) Shares

The stock decreased 1.16% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $117.03. About 450,514 shares traded. (NASDAQ: TTWO ) have diverse level of ownership with SemGroup Corporation (NYSE:SEMG). Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.31. Read More »

Apple HomePod to launch on February 9, features revealed

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It missed out on the crucial shopping frenzy when all those consumers who bought a smart speaker from Amazon or Google might have opted for an Apple one instead. There's nothing groundbreaking here as Amazon and Google speakers already do this, too. One of the customizable settings that was leaked is the option that allows users to disable the display light on top of the HomePod's display when they are using Siri. Read More »

Roger Federer extends his quarterfinal run in Australian Open

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Mertens, the 26th unseeded player in a Grand Slam semifinal since Wimbledon 2001, tried to do something different to become the sixth among these players to clinch the Australian Open final after Chris O'Neil (1978), Mary Pierce (1997), Amélie Mauresmo (1999), Serena Williams (2007) and Justin Wozniacki played with great confidence, a clear result of her run in Melbourne. Read More »

BMW 8-Series prepares for launch this year

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Alongside the release of images of a camouflaged 8 Series , BMW said: "A close-to-series prototype is now undergoing intensive testing on a high-speed proving ground in Aprilia, Italy". "Our customers and fans can look forward to a genuine sports auto". The M8 GTE will be racing throughout the World Endurance Championship season and will debut at the Daytona 24-hour race this weekend. Read More »

World of Goo creators announce new puzzle game 7 Billion Humans

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Expect to more humans and more than 60 new programming puzzles to solve. In the weirdly charming, bleak nature of Tomorrow Corporation fashion, the issue of automation is brought to life. Developer Kyle Gabler will be composing the soundtrack for the game as usual, which is exciting news for fans of his music such as myself. Like its predecessor, 7 Billion Humans features a series of programming-themed challenges. Read More »

Grandma The Clown Resigns After Pressuring Teen Into Posing For Pornographic Photos

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Grandma the Clown, real name Barry Lubin , was sacked from Big Apple Circus after he made Zoey Dunne pose for the inappropriate shots. In 2004, Lubin contacted her and offered her work with Big Apple's mini-troupe. Dunne, who is now pursuing a doctorate in school psychology, initially told the circus about Lubin in 2012. However, after expressing that she was uncomfortable with going nude, Lubin then directed her to put on a thong, spread her legs apart and cover her genitals with a ... Read More »

Virginia Woolf: Google Doodle celebrates 136th birth anniversary of novelist

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Woolf was one of the pioneers among modernist writers to use "stream of consciousness" as a narrative device. Nearly 77 years after her death, Woolf's non-linear approach to narrative still influences budding writers. Pomeroy surrounded Woolf's iconic profile with autumn leaves, a "frequent visual theme" in her work. "She pervades poetry from cover to cover; she is all but absent from history". Read More »

Hurt, 2 Dead in Shooting Spree at Kentucky High School

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He was being held at a juvenile detention center. Counselors are also on hand at school and off campus to speak with students. The trooper's daughter had been dropped off at the school that morning, and she and the victim were wearing similar clothing, Sanders said. Read More »

Capcom Begins Its The Making of Monster Hunter

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It's more like 'if we want to achieve this kind of game concept, where's the best place to achieve that?' and for this title the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were the best fit for us. And the game is a popular choice with the reviewers, scoring a near flawless 39/40 review score. Sadly, Nintendo Switch users won't get the chance to play Monster Hunter World , and here is why. Read More »