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Florida's manatees make a comeback, leave endangered list

Florida's manatees make a comeback, leave endangered list

Where once only a few hundred of the marine mammals lumbered about, the Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday enough now live in Florida's waters to officially downlist the creatures fr...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Unveils Dodgy Statue As Madeira Airport Is Renamed After Him

A bust of Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has caused a storm online - for all the wrong reasons. "Seeing my name being given to this airport is something very special", Ronaldo told reporte...

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Sen. McCain Says Select Committee Must Be Formed to Probe Trump & Russia

In a piece also published Tuesday, Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker asserted that the White House has been coordinating with Nunes. U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Repre...

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Python swallows Indonesian man whole, graphic video shows body being found

Python swallows Indonesian man whole, graphic video shows body being found

Searchers found scattered palm oil fruit, tools and a boot, and discovered the massive python with a severely engorged stomach nearby. Still, that's nothing compared with a 990-pound 49-foot-long ...

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Shattered Another Space Record

During that spacewalk, she hooked up new lithium-ion batteries and checked the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Kimbrough disconnected the port during a spacewalk last Friday. Once that work was done, t...

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France's Macron on course to win presidency - Elabe poll

France's Macron on course to win presidency - Elabe poll

The former prime minister argued it was the only way to block far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen - now second in opinion polls - from winning in the second round on May 7. The blow f...

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Ford recalls 230000 cars over potential engine fires

Ford recalls 230000 cars over potential engine fires

Ford said a lack of coolant circulation could cause an engine to overheat, resulting in a crack in the cylinder head, which could result in a pressurized oil leak and raise the risk of a fire. When s...

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Donald Trump using a new iPhone after calling for Apple boycott

Donald Trump using a new iPhone after calling for Apple boycott

A reply, it may be said, which seemed to be gently mocking Trump and possibly taking a public relations gamble on him not becoming president. During the 2016 presidential campaign, he was highly criti...

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Emmy Rossums house robbed, jewelry worth Dollars 150000 stolen

Emmy Rossums house robbed, jewelry worth Dollars 150000 stolen

The Shameless star's Los Angeles home was burglarized sometime last week, with over $150,000 in vintage jewelry and other valuables stolen from her property, ET has learned. As for how the burglar...

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General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

GM said on Tuesday that its board had analyzed Greenlight's proposal, met with Einhorn, and rejected his plan. "Our plan would unlock significant value and lower GM's cost of capital", Einhorn said ...

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Ikea's Smart Lights Will Challenge Philips Hue

Ikea's Smart Lights Will Challenge Philips Hue

Furniture retailer Ikea certainly got the memo and is expanding its home tech offerings with Trådfri , a new line of smart lighting announced today. One of the biggest problems with the smart h...

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Skymet: Monsoons may remain below normal for India in 2017

Skymet: Monsoons may remain below normal for India in 2017

It said, "Monsoon 2017 is likely to remain below normal at 95% (with an error margin of +/-5%) of the long period average (LPA) of 887 mm for the four-month period from June to September". Despite for...

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Uber suspends self-driving auto program after Arizona crash

Uber suspends self-driving auto program after Arizona crash

An Uber spokesperson confirmed the vehicle was in self driving mode during the crash, but no one was seriously hurt. Police aren't sure if the person was in control of the auto when it crashed. Last D...

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Spacewalk Preps International Space Station For New Ships To Dock

Spacewalk Preps International Space Station For New Ships To Dock

Astronauts aboard the ISS went on a spacewalk Friday and prepped the space station so they can later install "the second of two parking spots for space taxis", France-based worldwide news service A...

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Trump Touts 2-Year-Old Hiring Plan of Cable Carrier Charter

Trump Touts 2-Year-Old Hiring Plan of Cable Carrier Charter

At the start of his daily briefing Friday press secretary Sean Spicer said Charter "has committed to investing $25 billion and hiring 20,000 American workers over the next four years". Combined with...

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Moy Park assures consumers in wake of Brazilian meat scandal

Moy Park assures consumers in wake of Brazilian meat scandal

Nevertheless, straight after that China, the European Union (EU), Chile and South Korea, which together consume a third of Brazilian meat sold overseas, said they would ban some or all imports from Br...

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Boulder scientists see record low maximum Arctic sea ice third consecutive year

Boulder scientists see record low maximum Arctic sea ice third consecutive year

The data comes from scientists at NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC ) in Boulder, Colo. On Wednesday, they finally declared that the extent of sea-ice cover on the Arctic Ocean ha...

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Suspect in NYC Fatal Stabbing Was Racially Motivated

Police say the man, 66, bleeding from multiple stab wounds in his chest and back walked into the midtown south precinct around 11:30 p.m. where he collapsed. "You need to arrest me", he reported...

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The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. NEA urged the court to adopt exac...

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Kentucky reports avian influenza in Christian County poultry flock

Kentucky reports avian influenza in Christian County poultry flock

Last week, the department issued a "stop movement order" for certain poultry in the state. That would include, but is not limited to, avoidance of poultry exhibitions, shows or sales at fairs, festiva...

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USA spy agencies may have picked up Trump communications: lawmaker

Nunes' statement comes two days after FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee about any surveillance done on Trump Tower in NY during the presidential campaign....

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Sears expresses doubt about survival

The company said it is also exploring ways to "unlock value" through its Home Services and Sears Auto Center, Kenmore appliances and DieHard batteries and parts business by partnering with other compa...

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Tesla Raises $1.2 Billion To Prep For Model 3 Launch

Underwriters still have options to purchase another 200,000 shares on top of that if investor demand is there. Tesla said it aimed to deliver a combined total of 47,000 to 50,000 Model S and Model...

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Cheerios Seeds: Bees Need Help, So Cereal Maker Giving Away Free Flowers

Cheerios Seeds: Bees Need Help, So Cereal Maker Giving Away Free Flowers

The cereal companty has a program called #BringBackTheBees , where people can register and receive "a free wildflower seed packet to create a bee-friendly habitat in your yard". A General Mills ...

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Spiders devour up to 800 million tonnes of prey every year

Spiders devour up to 800 million tonnes of prey every year

I can't even conceive of what a single pound of spiders would look like, let alone 25 million metric tons of them. The total amount of food eaten by the world's spiders is about the same as the tota...

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Samsung's Foldable Smartphone Might Be More Powerful Than Galaxy S8

Its strategy is to introduce a high-tech product that is one step higher than regular flagship smartphones". Reports have not detailed how many units Samsung has projected to make for consumers bu...

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Capcom goes retro with the announcement of The Disney Afternoon Collection

Capcom goes retro with the announcement of The Disney Afternoon Collection

After recently announcing a current-gen version of Resident Evil Revelations, the prolific publisher and developer has announced another remaster is on the way in the form of The Disney Afternoon Col...

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Japan seeks $100bn prize of Saudi float

Japan seeks $100bn prize of Saudi float

The two countries go way back. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked Saudi Arabia's King Salman to support the listing of Saudi state oil giant Aramco shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a Ja...

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When Donald Trump meets Angela Merkel: the key battleground areas

When Donald Trump meets Angela Merkel: the key battleground areas

Krueger will accompany Merkel on her US trip alongside another heavyweight ally, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser. This hour On Point: When Angela Merkel meets Donald Trump. Merkel will be accompanied by an arm...

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Syracuse relegated to NIT

NCAA Tournament 2017: Syracuse relegated to NIT

First and foremost are the play in games, or as they are better known "The First Four " in play. With only a few opportunities and dwindling days left to pad NCAA tournament résumés, every game - a...

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