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Ocean world near Saturn hotter-than-ever contender for life

The study authors suggested that the hydrogen found in the plume comes from hydrothermal processing of rock, similar to systems on Earth when water reacts with rocks containing reduced iron-bearing minerals producing molecular hydrogen. After that, they would need to find signs of life by entering the water plumes coming out of the surface and looking for different acids and isotopes that could present signs of life, even if that is a minuscule change. Read More

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Hoffenheim 1 Bayern Munich 0: Kramaric strike secures historic win

Hoffenheim 1 Bayern Munich 0: Kramaric strike secures historic win

It was also only their second defeat in 27 German league games having also stumbled at Borussia Dortmund, but they still hold a 13-point lead in the table. "I don't believe that it is already over", he said. Wednesday will see Mainz host runners-up Leipzig, Monchengladbach meet Berlin, Wolfsburg face Freiburg, Augsburg encounter Ingolstadt and last-placed Darmstadt will encounter Leverkusen. Read More

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Happy with my performance, thankful to Indonesian coaches: PV Sindhu

Happy with my performance, thankful to Indonesian coaches: PV Sindhu

Last year, my goal was to win the Olympics which I won. In the decider, Sindhu took an early lead but still had to dig deep into her reserves to halt Sung. It was sweet revenge for the Hyderabadi, who lost their previous encounter in three games at the Dubai World Superseries Finals in December 2016. Carolina's fiery and never give up nature resonates aloud in the court, while Sindhu's confidence helps her in building her winning steps. Read More

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Manatee no longer listed as endangered

Manatee no longer listed as endangered

Everyone's favorite random sea creature has been downgraded from "endangered" to "threatened" by the US Interior Department, so maybe 2017 isn't so bad, after all. FWS working with the U.S. Coast Guard and FWC to minimize manatee collisions with vessels during highspeed marine events and other activities. The proposed downgrade in status for manatees, announced past year, stoked controversy, as some experts warned the long-protected sea cows were still vulnerable to problems like boat ... Read More

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Google turns its maps into "Ms. Pac-Man"

Because if you play out in a rural area, there's nowhere to hide from ghosts. Whip out your phone, open up Google Maps , and you'll see a little icon of Ms. Pac-Man was released in 1981. Then, as now, Google rolled out the special Maps mode on the 35th anniversary of its arcade cabinet inspiration. And, needless to say, you don't need to load this up while you're driving. Read More

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John Thompson III Exits as Georgetown Coach

John Thompson III Exits as Georgetown Coach

Whether Thompson would support Ewing - or any candidate to replace his son is unclear - but most connected to Ewing doubt that Thompson would ever sabotage Ewing, who considers Thompson to be a second father. His affection for his players and dedication to Georgetown basketball were obvious and fierce, and that counts for something. Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing reportedly will be considered to coach Georgetown. Read More

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Pharmacy Owner Acquitted Of Murder In Meningitis Outbreak That Caused 64 Deaths

Pharmacy Owner Acquitted Of Murder In Meningitis Outbreak That Caused 64 Deaths

Barry Cadden, owner and head pharmacist of New England Compounding Center, was convicted Wednesday of racketeering and mail fraud in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak attributed to 64 deaths. More than 700 people in 20 states were diagnosed with fungal meningitis and other infections after receiving contaminated medication in 2012. Hundreds of people around the country were sickened when their doctors injected them with steroids produced by Cadden's compounding ... Read More

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5 things you need to know about Android O

Last Tuesday, Google finally released a developer preview of their next mobile operating system, now known only as Android O . Much to the surprise of many tech analysts, Google was able to integrate two of the most important features needed by every mobile device - extending battery life and faster updates . Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 release date - Why UK users could face HUGE disappointment

For starters Samsung looks set to launch the Galaxy S8 and larger Galaxy S8 Plus in just three fairly unexciting colours. Such rumors have suggested the Galaxy S8 may sell for $845 and the Galaxy S8 Plus for $950. It is now nearly certain that makers are going to show Galaxy S8 here. Both the devices have the stronghold expectations amongst their users. iPhone 8 can also be called as iPhone X that will mark Apple's successful decade of manufacturing iPhones. Read More

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Related Twitter accounts hijacked in Turkish with swastikas posted

Related Twitter accounts hijacked in Turkish with swastikas posted

Many have speculated the third-party analytics service Twitter Counter , was breached by the hacker (s), allowing them to tweet from any account linked to the site. "We're aware that our service was hacked and have started an investigation into the matter". Go to the "Settings and Privacy " menu by opening Twitter in your browser and clicking your user icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Read More

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Son shines as Spurs ease into FA Cup semis

Son shines as Spurs ease into FA Cup semis

The bit about it looking "similar to Sunderland" is the most alarming thing about Pochettino's statement, but that's because after his ankle injury against Sunderland Kane missed eight weeks. I'm sure it will be investigated - we just want everyone to enjoy the game. "It's wrong in society and it's wrong in football". Lord Ouseley, chairman of anti-racism group Kick It Out and a Millwall fan, told the Associated Press news agency: "If complaints are made they will have to be looked at ... Read More

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Analyst says all 2017 iPhones to feature Lightning ports and fast charging

One feature of the new iPhones - fast charging - must play nicely with data transmission while the device is charging. However, as Kuo notes, while USB-C would inherently enable faster data transfer speeds than current USB-A (v3.0) via Lightning, the advancements are now insufficient for Apple to justify changing connectors, altogether - citing that the difference constitutes a "niche application" for Apple's iPhone. Read More

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Reviewers Are in Love with Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Reviewers Are in Love with Zelda: Breath of the Wild

And we're more delighted by the whole thing than grown professionals ought to be. Be wary, there are potential spoilers ahead. They'll look at what went right, what went wrong and what inspired them. I am a dyed-in-the-wool Zelda convert, its epic tale of the recurring Hero of Time besting beasties and conquering labyrinthine dungeons winning me over every time. Read More

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Spotify Is Readying a Hi-Fi Music Streaming Tier

A small number of Spotify subscribers have allegedly received prompts encouraging them to upgrade to the new tier, which will reportedly range from an additional $5 to $10 per month. For the uninitiated, Hi-Fi music or lossless audio are audio files that don't lose any data in compression, resulting in higher-quality playback. Reports say that Spotify have already begun offering the service to some users as of this week. Read More

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Apple will ditch iPhone's Lightning connector for USB-C

None of the features are new to the users who have used brands other than Apple . He also believes the iPhone 8 upgrade cycle will be extended because of the limited supply of new OLED displays. I agree that there will, but Apple has weathered such protests many times: from abandoning the floppy drive in the iMac to dropping the headphone socket in the iPhone 7. Read More

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Coyotes acquire Pulkkinen from Wild

The 30-year-old pending unrestricted free agent has 16 goals and 10 assists in 51 games this season and 313 points in 608 National Hockey League games, all with the Coyotes. This is a rental, as Hanzal's deal expires at the end of the season. In the event Minnesota makes a deep postseason run, then general manager Chuck Fletcher will be more than validated for being so aggressive to bolster the roster. Read More

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to play Lucas Pouille for Marseille Open title

Despite dropping the first set, Kyrgios bounced back and took the second 6-2 with typical flair. "I've seen referees wait 5-6 seconds after the ball's gone out", Kyrgios said . The top seed made it through an enthralling encounter with Juan Martin del Potro, winning 6-3 7-6 (8/6). By contrast Tsonga enjoyed particular success against Pouille's second serve and broke his opponent's resistance again in the seventh game of the second set to move within two games of victory. Read More

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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Switch Version Delayed

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Switch Version Delayed

Nicalis also announced some new items for first-run copies of the physical Switch Launch Edition of Afterbirth +. Their reasoning for the late announcement was, unfortunately, "due to issues way beyond our control". Soon you will a lot more announcements from third-party partners. However, Nicalis did confirm that the game would be released later in March for the Nintendo Switch. Read More

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Russian media reins in Trump love as Putin bromance cools

Accordingly, Russian media has reined its pro-Trump position in, with its best-read tabloid, Komsomolskaya Pravda , declaring late last week that "you need to be drunk to understand the true position of America's president". After showing how Putin manages to manipulate the masses, Oliver then touched on the many Putin critics - like Russian journalists and former KGB agents - who have been murdered. Read More

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More than 200 whales swim away after New Zealand stranding

The public has been warned about the dangers posed by "whales exploding" on Golden Beach, on the South Island, and the Department of Conservation (DOC) has cordoned off the area. "This morning we'll be getting people down there basically poking holes in them, letting the gas out of them", he told Radio New Zealand . The saga appeared to be over on Sunday, after the last 17 surviving whales successfully returned to the ocean and rejoined a pod swimming just offshore. Read More

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China factory-gate inflation up for fifth straight month

China factory-gate inflation up for fifth straight month

That however would be to discount the fact that inflation is often a lagging indicator, and that being so close to the target with rates so low and a relatively weak pound is actually pretty precarious. The pound has fallen against a weakened dollar, as a jump in inflation to 1.8% in January fell short of investor expectations but took another step towards the Bank of England's 2% target. Read More

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Trump Still Doesn't Know the Basics of Nuclear Policy

Trump Still Doesn't Know the Basics of Nuclear Policy

Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russian Federation, though they did encourage the president to "seek common ground". He now runs an eponymous center that's created to be "a platform for an informed debate on global issues", and said he hopes Trump studies up on the issue before he talks to Putin again. Read More

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Tesla is Getting Ready to Start Producing Its Model 3

Tesla is shutting down production at its Fremont plant for a week this month as it prepares to start making the Model 3 , perhaps test-building it as soon as February 20. Next, hold the brake, press down on the accelerator, and quickly release it to start launch-control mode. Do it often enough and you can count on your local constabulary learning about such antics and, when they catch you in the act, presenting you with an unwanted bill. Read More

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Wall St slips as bank and health stocks drag

Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,053. The S&P 500 index added 1.59 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,294.67. Goldman Sachs (GS.N) fell 0.8%, making it the biggest drag on the Dow, and JP Morgan (JPM.N) fell 0.9%. General Motors slipped 4.5 percent to $35.22 after the automaker said fourth-quarter net income fell partly because of $500 million in foreign exchange losses. Read More

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US EPA employees protest Trump's pick to run agency

His approach to managing the Environmental Protection Agency is no exception. "We anticipate that as EPA administrator, Pruitt will listen to our concerns and those of others who work with the nation's natural resources on a daily basis". Pruitt has a history of siding with industry and has been reluctant to accept "the strong scientific consensus on climate change", they wrote. But the prospect of Pruitt's arrival has particularly shaken many employees, current as well as former, who fear ... Read More

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