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Dead 50-foot squid washes ashore

The residents of Seram Island called on the national government to help them clear out and identify the remains of the creature as it had started to decay. It's thought to have died a few days before washing ashore, but its cause of death is unclear. At least one marine scientist has confirmed that the creature is a rotting whale corpse. Read More

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Sensex, Nifty record fresh highs as stocks open on firm note

At 3.15 pm, the 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 16.53 points or 0.05 per cent at 30,264.70 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 16.1 points or 0.17 per cent at 9,423.40. Earlier in the week, the head of the country's weather office, forecast a higher monsoon rainfall as concerns over the El Nino weather condition eased, raising prospects of higher farm and economic growth. Read More

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Smaller NYC protest ahead of large May Day rally

Smaller NYC protest ahead of large May Day rally

Organizers want the county to become a sanctuary for immigrants, workers and people of color targeted by law enforcement policies under President Donald Trump's administration. But this year, authorities are anxious about a different kind of violence - "crowd-on-crowd conflict", as Seattle Police Capt. Chris Fowler puts it. The protests are expected to focus on President Trump. Read More

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Motorola allegedly working on an Android tablet

Motorola allegedly working on an Android tablet

It's mostly known for having a larger battery and a headphone jack, though it's also thicker and heavier than the Moto Z. And like most of the other Moto Z-branded modular devices, it has a relatively affordable price tag. Those interested in doing so can find the software by following the source link beneath this writing, though note that no one can guarantee that an anonymously uploaded security update for the Moto Z Play is legitimate and you'll be sideloading the software at your own risk. Read More

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Cassini Spacecraft Re-Establishes Contact After 'Dive' Between Saturn And Its Rings

PDT (3:05 a.m. EDT, or 0705 GMT) on Thursday (April 27), and it should return data and images soon after. Cassini's first successful dive is part of what NASA is calling the "Grand Finale". An impact with even a tiny ice or rock particle could do a lot of damage, and so Cassini will point its big radio dish in the forward direction as it goes through the rings-clouds gap, to act as a shield. Read More

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BlackBerry KeyOne now available in the United Kingdom, exclusively from Selfridges

BlackBerry KeyOne now available in the United Kingdom, exclusively from Selfridges

The BlackBerry Keyone comes with a 4.5-inch 1080p full HD display and it's being powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. As for software, the BlackBerry KeyOne has Android 7.1 Nougat onboard, as you'd expect of a smartphone launched in 2017. The company said the "smart" physical keyboard will offer contextual auto-correction and next-word prediction capabilities, as well as up to 52 customizable shortcuts that can provide users with one-key access to ... Read More

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Google to put a leash on fake news

Google to put a leash on fake news

Google says that while Search Rater feedback doesn't directly impact Search Ranking for individual pages, it does help them identify spots where the algorithm is falling down, and adjust accordingly. Users can now report inaccurate or offensive snippets and autocomplete suggestions directly from the results page. "The most high profile of these issues is the phenomenon of " fake news ", where content on the web has contributed to the spread of blatantly misleading, low quality, offensive or ... Read More

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State Department promotion of Mar-a-Lago questioned by Senator

State Department promotion of Mar-a-Lago questioned by Senator

The post has drawn ire from social media users and political leadership, who say it acts as an ad to attract influential and wealthy foreigners to become members of the club. "This idea of using government for private gain is metastasizing", Eisen said. The focus on something so close to the President is also a departure for the State Department, whose blogs normally recount officials' press conferences or praising landmarks such as Frank LLoyd Wright's Falling Water. Read More

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In Mel Kiper's 'Grade: A' Mock, Lions Select Joe Mixon

In Mel Kiper's 'Grade: A' Mock, Lions Select Joe Mixon

And post-first round, Adam Shaheen of Ashland (Ohio), Gerald Everett of South Alabama and Jake Butt of MI could go during Day 2. Jump back two years further to the 2014 draft: the Eagles are sitting at 22 and watch New Orleans jump to 20 to select Brandin Cooks , a player the Eagles have been heavily connected to even through this off-season. Read More

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Join us for March for Science on Earth Day

Join us for March for Science on Earth Day

The ASA is a partner of Washington's March for Science , and Lamont said she reached out to all the heads of university sociology departments around the county, urging them to participate. I do worry about that a little bit, but ultimately I decided that certainly for climate science, this issue has been so politicized for so long, I think it's hard for it to get more politicized. Read More

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Surveillance footage of police cars pursuing vehicle of Facebook murder suspect

Surveillance footage of police cars pursuing vehicle of Facebook murder suspect

CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THE VIDEO WAS NOT BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE AS POLICE INITIALLY INDICATED, BUT POSTED AFTER THE KILLING - This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Other members of Godwin's family have said they forgive Stephens and only wanted him to receive the help he needed. "We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Mr Zuckerberg said. Read More

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Nintendo to launch SNES mini this year

Nintendo to launch SNES mini this year

The system is said to be very similar to the NES Classic Edition: It would come with games built in and use a facsimile of the original SNES gamepad (seen above). The NES remake was so in-demand previous year that when Target Australia restocked and began selling it in mid-December, the enormous amount of hopeful buyers crashed the site. Read More

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Apple receives permit to test autonomous cars in California

Apple has secured a permit for autonomous-vehicle testing in California, the Wall Street Journal reports . In October, CEO Tim Cook did not directly address press queries about the rumors of the company's movements in the vehicle arena, but did point out that the company is always on the lookout for new things, and that the automobile industry has a lot of technologies that can be developed. Read More

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Lawyers: Don't rush Arkansas executions decision

The lawyers contend that the cocktail of drugs that the state plans to use will cause "unconstitutional pain, suffering and torture" if the midazolam does not work as planned. The Arkansas Supreme Court has reissued its order that halted the execution of one of the first inmates facing lethal injection under the state's multiple execution plan. Read More

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