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Trump's Childhood Home in Jamaica Estates Up For Auction Today

Trump's Childhood Home in Jamaica Estates Up For Auction Today

Auctioneer Misha Haghani of Paramount Realty USA confirmed that an ongoing auction for the Queens, New York, property officially ended at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. A deed from the New York City Department ...

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SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion, deploying satellites & landing successfully

In case you missed it, SpaceX launched its first rocket into space since September over the weekend. After months of delays and investigation, SpaceX is back in operation. The booster was under a ...

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President Barack Obama Honors Joe Biden With Surprise Medal of Freedom

In fact, especially when we disagree. Joe Biden wipes his eye after President Barack Obama presented him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "For your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love ...

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Renault to be investigated over diesel emissions 'cheating'

Renault to be investigated over diesel emissions 'cheating'

Meanwhile in the US, the US Environmental Protection Agency has accused Fiat Chrysler of cheating emissions tests with some of its models too, with authorities accusing it of installing secret softw...

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HTC's new Hail Mary: Two U phones with novel ideas

Being a flagship phone the HTC U Ultra features high-end specifications in line with most of previous year premium phones. The HTC U Play features a 5.2-inch Full HD display Super LCD with Gorilla...

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Nissan has big plans for self-driving cars using SAM

Nissan has big plans for self-driving cars using SAM

The director of the Nissan Research Center in Silicon Valley, Maarten Sierhuis, said human "mobility managers" will intervene if an autonomous auto encounters a situation it can't handle, like having ...

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Nvidia CEO Details Bold Plans To Push Self-Driving Cars

Nvidia noted that the service "is basically a GeForce gaming PC on-demand", with the service set to launch in early March in beta, before a full launch sometime this year. Connect to top digital stor...

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Guru Gobind Singh's bravery etched in every Indian's heart: PM Modi

Guru Gobind Singh's bravery etched in every Indian's heart: PM Modi

Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa Panth as a class of individually realised and socially responsible and awakened saint-soldiers. He transformed Sikh devotees into Khalsa (pure) in 1699. Wishi...

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HTC reveals Vive Tracker at CES 2017

HTC reveals Vive Tracker at CES 2017

Byford tried HTC's TPcast in a crowded demo area and it worked so well that he often forgot that he was using it. "To foster the long-term growth of VR, we want to make it even easier for developers...

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Google Reportedly Set To Acquire SoundCloud

Google Reportedly Set To Acquire SoundCloud

This falls below the $1-billion price tag SoundCloud asked for when Spotify approached it back in December. The company has been struggling to find ways to monetize itself, especially since its re...

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Ben Affleck says directing solo Batman movie 'not a set thing'

Ben Affleck says directing solo Batman movie 'not a set thing'

However, even in the face of those potential pitfalls, I still think waiting and properly honing the solo Batman film with Ben Affleck is the proper creative decision. He said his life took a po...

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Search for missing 6-year-old boy in Aurora enters fourth day

Search for missing 6-year-old boy in Aurora enters fourth day

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation sets the standard and makes the decision on whether or not to issue the alert. Police described Puckett as 'at-risk, ' due to a slight learning disability. The...

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Turkish constitution change bill headed for parliament

Turkish constitution change bill headed for parliament

A Turkish parliamentary commission has approved draft constitutional amendments that introduce a new executive presidential system, giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more powers. The AKP and the...

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Coolpad to offer more options in premium smartphone segment

Coolpad to offer more options in premium smartphone segment

The front camera is not so bad also, it is an 8-megapixel shooter with an aperture f/2.2 and an 80-degree wide angle lens, for the awesome selfie you take. Coolpad Cool 1 runs on LeEco's EUI 5.8 ope...

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Ford shows off a sleeker self-driving auto

Ford shows off a sleeker self-driving auto

All of the upgrades focus on improving the car's virtual driver system that combines Lidar, radar sensors, cameras, detailed 3D maps, machine learning and lots of computing power to play the part of t...

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Taylor Swift just granted this WWII veteran one of his final wishes

Taylor Swift just granted this WWII veteran one of his final wishes

Taylor Swift found out about Porter and made a decision to visit him at his home on December 26 for a surprise private show for him and his family. Cyrus Porter survived World War II and has 20 g...

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Star Wars star Carrie Fisher in stable condition after massive heart attack

Star Wars star Carrie Fisher in stable condition after massive heart attack

She fell ill 15 minutes before the plane was due to land and was treated by a member of the emergency services who luckily on board the flight and administered CPR. Passengers who were on the flight w...

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Early Trials Show That Uber's Self-Driving Cars Pose Threat to Cyclists

Early Trials Show That Uber's Self-Driving Cars Pose Threat to Cyclists

Alas, the state of California didn't buy it. "We're now looking at where we can redeploy these cars but remain 100 percent committed to California and will be redoubling our efforts to develop worka...

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Pokemon GO Apple Watch update live (vs Pokemon GO Plus)

Pokemon GO Apple Watch update live (vs Pokemon GO Plus)

After Niantic Labs said that Pokemon Go would be coming to the Apple Watch , I'm sure many people thought that they meant somewhere down the line, somewhere in the future. Assuming it's unchanged fro...

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Analysts Recommendations: Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

Analysts Recommendations: Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

The share price is now 4.56 percent versus its SMA20, 12.7 percent versus its SMA50, and 19.63 percent versus its SMA200. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.1/share, which repr...

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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

The insider owns 1,573,438 shares as of 0.15%, now worth $135756230.64. The chip maker announced $0.24 EPS in 1QFY16, while EPS guidance for the upcoming quarter pegs at $13-21 cents per share. The co...

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Several Marvel Twitter accounts hacked by OurMine

Soon after, OurMine switched targets, and took over a series of Marvel accounts, including Twitter.com/Marvel as well as accounts for Marvel Music and Marvel characters like Dr. Netflix did not immedi...

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Obama Bans New Drilling in Atlantic From New England to Chesapeake Bay

United States officials and environmental groups said the move would prevent Trump, who has said he wants to expand domestic energy production, from rolling back the ban. Because Obama exercised his...

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Dow to convert $4bn preferred stock into equity

The company's 50 day moving average price is $55.11 and its 200 day moving average price is $53.33. Dow Chemical has a 12-month low of $40.26 and a 12-month high of $58.57. Teachers Retirement Syste...

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Hughes Readies for NextGen Satellite Internet with EchoStar 19 Launch

Hughes Readies for NextGen Satellite Internet with EchoStar 19 Launch

The United Launch Alliance rocket carried EchoStar XIX , the world's highest capacity broadband satellite, into orbit. EchoStar XIX is a high-capacity broadband satellite that will be used by H...

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Clippers' Blake Griffin receiving surgery for knee, out 3-6 weeks

The Clippers would be "very cautious" with Griffin's recovery process because they want him healthy and available for the second half of the season, the executive said. In his absence, coach Doc River...

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Vine Lives On As A New Vine Camera App

Earlier in October 2016, Twitter announced to cut the support for the Vine app because they thought the app was too costly to keep running because of the arch-rivals Snapchat and Instagram. Twitter sh...

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As Parting Gift, Obama Protects Planned Parenthood From State Defunding

Here's an example f how Obama's rule would prevent states from revoking taxpayer funding for the abortion company Planned Parenthood. Earlier this year, a Marist survey of 1,686 Americans found ...

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The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, and SolarMovie banned in Australia

The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, and SolarMovie banned in Australia

Despite its relatively small population, Australia is the world's second highest perpetrator of illegal downloads, a 2015 report by global accounting firm EY found, costing content providers million...

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Trump Picks Former Texas Governor Perry as Energy Secretary

Trump Picks Former Texas Governor Perry as Energy Secretary

Salo Zelermyer , who served in the Energy Department during President George W. Bush's presidency believes Rick Perry showed "it is indeed possible to successfully balance appropriate environmental re...

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Ratan Tata to continue heading Tata Trusts for now, says Tata Sons

Ratan Tata to continue heading Tata Trusts for now, says Tata Sons

Times of India report claims that the new selection process which includes advise from an external agent and it will be concluded by mid-next year. Too much drama at India's Tata Group! Wadia a...

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David Tennant to voice Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales reboot

David Tennant to voice Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales reboot

Ahead of its premiere next year, the official voice cast for Disney XD's new DuckTales series has been revealed. Scrooge's mischievous triplet grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie will be voiced by ...

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Samsung Mobile Chief Wants Enhanced Security Over Galaxy S8

Samsung Mobile Chief Wants Enhanced Security Over Galaxy S8

After initially announcing that it would not roll out the update, Verizon said it will begin doing so on January 5 , explaining that it wants to make sure customers can "contact family, first respond...

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White Miss. students turn their backs on black basketball team

White Miss. students turn their backs on black basketball team

In yet another disturbing example of how Donald Trump's election has emboldened racists and bigots across the country, a predominantly white Missouri school district has come under fire for a racist ...

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Jurors convict Dylann Roof on all counts in slayings

Jurors convict Dylann Roof on all counts in slayings

Dylann Roof , found guilty of murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church, listens to the proceedings with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center ...

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