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Wild Acquire Centers Hanzal, White From Arizona

A 6-foot-6, 225-pound two-way player, Hanzal has also won 56 percent of his faceoffs this season - a number coach Bruce Boudreau cares very much about. The Wild resumes its season Moday night after a bye week, taking on the Los Angeles Kings. White has seven goals and six assists in 46 games this season. [Full Article...]

Pouille, Tsonga set All-French Final in Marseille

Second seed Tsonga, now 11th in the ATP rankings, notched up a 6-4, 6-4 win over fourth seed Pouille to become Marseille champion for a third time. Fourth seed Pouille advanced to the tournament decider by defeating another of the local contingent in Richard Gasquet, 7-5, 6-3. [Full Article...]

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom US launch delayed to add "better specs"

The screenshot also shows that the rumored smartphone may come with soft LED flash on the front of the device for brighter selfies. Zenfone Live (ZBK01KL) boosted up with 16GB or 32GB internal memory which can further expandable up to 128GB via microSD. [Full Article...]

Teen victim recorded voice of killer, IN police say

Teen victim recorded voice of killer, IN police say This is the prime suspect in the murders of in teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German, police said Wednesday - recorded by Liberty before her death. "We're hopeful. Every time it rings we wonder if that's going to be the call, the person whatever it is the clue that we need to find who it is", said Cassie Lane, Lead Communicator with Carroll County 911 center. [Full Article...]

Florida survey spots record number of manatees

A record number of manatees - 104 - were killed in Florida a year ago, including 12 in Volusia County waterways, as a result of water-craft related collisions. The proposal of changing the status is not only meant to recognize the progress, but it is also intended to promise ourselves that we will keep the recovered population of manatees safe. [Full Article...]

The Binding of Isaac Delayed For The Nintendo Switch

The Binding of Isaac Delayed For The Nintendo Switch While it's still expected to release in March, it won't be making the previously announced March 3 date. However, there's no need to be too upset - the blog post also assures us that the game is still going to make a March release date, just not quite as early as March 3rd. [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Stop Terrorist Recruiters

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Stop Terrorist Recruiters But then Zuckerberg highlighted the growing global uncertainty and fear of a wide-open world among a wide swath of people. In the past, Facebook only reviewed content that was reported by other users, which is a flawed system since it can take hours for someone to report, say, live-stream of a person's suicide or a post about a terrorist threat. [Full Article...]

Potential Branden Albert trade fits into Jaguars' win-now mode

Potential Branden Albert trade fits into Jaguars' win-now mode The release of Albert also allows the Dolphins to look long term instead of short term. To put it more simply, the Dolphins can't rely on Albert remaining healthy for an entire season. That's a big commitment for a player who hasn't played a 16-game season since 2011. Cutting Albert has its pros (too much money for an aging, injured player) and cons (turning a team strength into a question mar... [Full Article...]

New Zealand whales: Authorities to move 300 carcasses

Around 500 volunteers were pressed into sending the remaining whales into waters, however they were finding it hard to do because of the carcasses across the beach. "It could be as simple as interference with their navigation systems, but that's, once again, theoretical", DOC spokesman Herb Christophers told Radio New Zealand . [Full Article...]

Rising fuel costs push United Kingdom inflation higher

Rising fuel costs push United Kingdom inflation higher WPI inflation in manufactured products, which has a 64.97% weight in the index, rose to 3.99% in January from 3.6% in the previous month. The producer price index (PPI) rose 6.9 percent year-on-year in January, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, outstripping an economist estimate of a 6.5 percent increase in a Bloomberg News survey. [Full Article...]

Dow Jones, Nasdaq Hit Record Highs With S&P Close Behind

Dow Jones, Nasdaq Hit Record Highs With S&P Close Behind Markets have rallied sharply after Trump's election victory in November, riding on hopes that his plans including simpler regulations, higher infrastructure spending and tax cuts will boost the economy. Oil prices were pressured by sluggish demand and evidence of a burgeoning revival in US shale production that could complicate efforts to reduce a supply glut. [Full Article...]

American Farm Bureau Federation reiterates its support of Pruitt to head EPA

As we recently discussed, Pruitt has spent much of his career fighting against the EPA and combating its core missions. On Tuesday, his administration is expected to discuss legislation that would curtail numerous EPA's powers, at the aptly-titled hearing,"Making EPA Great Again", held by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. [Full Article...]

'Final Fantasy XV' Breaks Even On Day One, Like A Boss

And there won't be any delay in updates as a result the console version. Elsewhere in the interview, Famitsu brought up the possibility of adapting Team Ninja's "Soft Engine", which is used in the Dead or Alive series, since Dissidia Final Fantasy is a Team Ninja-developed game. [Full Article...]

Ivanka and husband veto Trump's anti-LGBT executive orders

Kushner and Ivanka pushed for the White House to release a statement of its intentions, according to the report . When rumors of a new "Respect Religious Freedom" order (the draft for which can be seen here) began to swirl, the husband-and-wife duo, who have reportedly long supported LGBTQ rights (Jared is considered a Democrat, having donated $100,000 to left-wing campaigns over two decade... [Full Article...]

Trump's Army Secretary nominee withdrawing

Viola says he will continue to support the Trump administration and the troops as a civilian. A former Pentagon official and close friend said Mr. Viola was devastated over having to withdraw from what he described as a lifelong dream job. [Full Article...]

Canadian chain Hudson Bay in talks to acquire Macy's

Canadian chain Hudson Bay in talks to acquire Macy's The Associated Press says, "The reported talks come as Macy's faces pressure to turn its business around after struggling with a string of quarters of sluggish sales and stiffer competition". Share of Macy's were up more than seven per cent, trading at $32.99 USA on the New York Stock Exchange. In fact, in the same note, Chen listed Hudson's Bay as the most straightforward of acquirers, thou... [Full Article...]

DHS Secretary: Border Wall Could Be Complete Within Two Years

DHS Secretary: Border Wall Could Be Complete Within Two Years Trump has charged the retired Marine general with overseeing the construction of the border wall - one of the president's highest-profile campaign promises. -long wall to cost USD 12 to 15 billion dollars. "If you're going to spend that kind of money, you're going to have to show me where you're going to get that money", said Sen. [Full Article...]

Ban Ki-moon drops out of South Korea presidential race

Although Ban has never announced his presidential bid in the country, the media has been closely following him and scrutinising his decisions ever since his return to South Korea on January 12. A court is considering Park's impeachment, and if it upholds the decision, then a presidential election for her replacement would come two months later. [Full Article...]

Fallout 4 Update 1.9 Next Week Brings PS4 Pro Support

Fallout 4 Update 1.9 Next Week Brings PS4 Pro Support A nice little surprise for those still trekking though the Commonwealth, building up their settlements or messing around within the game's modding scene. If you want the power armor in your PC version of Fallout 4 to look this gloriously scratched and rusted, you'd best bring the hardware. Recommended specs have also been confirmed . [Full Article...]

Actress Alidoosti Boycotts Oscars Over Trump's Visa Ban

Actress Alidoosti Boycotts Oscars Over Trump's Visa Ban This means Farhadi might not be able to attend the Oscars, held on February 26, since it falls within the 90-day ban - even though he may be able to win his second Academy Award. Hadi Nili, a BBC correspondent, however, later responded that the director's office has declared that there is no "legal obstacle" that now prevents Farhadi from visiting the U.S. [Full Article...]


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