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Asamoah Gyan Ghanaian striker gets warning for his 'unethical hair' Asamoah Gyan Ghanaian striker gets warning for his 'unethical hair'
- February 16, 2017

The 31 year old, is contracted to Shanghai SIPG but is now in the midst of a loan spell at Ah Ahli. The rules are derived from Islamic teachings, some of which ban "Qaza" hairstyles , which include mohawks, because only part of the head is shaved, leaving other parts unshaven. (more...)
ROE of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) stands at 82.9 ROE of Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) stands at 82.9
- February 16, 2017

The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. RBC Capital Markets decreased their price objective on shares of Gilead Sciences from $95.00 to $90.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. (more...)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Declines -0.40% Wednesday's Premarket Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Declines -0.40% Wednesday's Premarket
- February 16, 2017

Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and issued a $5.50 price objective (down from $6.00) on shares of Nokia Corporation in a research report on Friday, October 28th. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright and trademark legislation. (more...)
Netflix drops dime on binge-watching cheaters Netflix drops dime on binge-watching cheaters
- February 16, 2017

Perhaps your idea of Valentine's Day bliss is cuddling with your significant other watching the latest episode of a Netflix show you two have been feverishly binge watching - just don't be surprised if they already know how the next episode will end. (more...)
PewDiePie 2017 Horror Show Cancelled Due To Anti-Semitic Comments
- February 16, 2017

The second season had been confirmed, but no release date had been set. Kjellberg took to Tumblr to clarify the videos with the two men holding the "Death to all Jews" sign, writing that the clips were made "to show how insane the modern world is, specifically some of the services available online."He added that he is in "no way supporting any kind of hateful attitudes " and that he makes videos for his audience". (more...)
Pollution even in Earth's farthest reaches: ocean study
- February 15, 2017

Wherever humans go, we usually leave a trail of pollution behind, and it seems this applies even to the road untraveled, like unexplored parts of the ocean's deepest trenches. The chemicals were used as electrical insulators and flame retardants throughout most of the 20th Century before being banned due to their tendency to build up in the environment and harm wildlife. (more...)
India's air pollution deaths spike
- February 15, 2017

The study indicates that 4.2 million early deaths worldwide in 2015 were caused due to air pollution, making it the fifth highest cause of death. In equilibrium with China, India's risky air particles caused roughly 1. New Delhi is no less, with dust and diesel-driven cars adding to the pollution woe. The " State of Global Air 2017 " is the first of a new series of annual reports and accompanying interactive website, designed by Health Effects Institute in cooperation with the Institute ... (more...)
Photos of Trump's 'Nuclear Football' Emerge, Are Entirely Unremarkable Photos of Trump's 'Nuclear Football' Emerge, Are Entirely Unremarkable
- February 14, 2017

Others anxious about the national security implications of Trump doing work at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach , Florida, where servers could easily overhear conversations that discuss classified information. He posted several images of a man he identified as the presidential aide who carries the nuclear codes, or "football", identifying the aide by name. (more...)
Mexico Stands Up to Trump Mexico Stands Up to Trump
- February 14, 2017

The demonstrators waved Mexican flags in protest at the "anti-Mexican policies" of the new USA administration as they walked through Mexico City on Sunday. That new nationalism appears to be giving a boost to Mexican presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, whom some political analysts call a "leftist Donald Trump" for his populist, anti-establishment rhetoric. (more...)
Automata Trailer Shows Off Giant Robot Battles — New Nier
- February 14, 2017

On a positive note, the game can be pre-ordered in the North American Square Enix website . PlayStation Underground has provided some more evidence that suggests NieR: Automata will be one of the games to watch of 2017, with a near half-hour video showcasing some of the game's open world gameplay creating a buzz on social media today. (more...)
N. Korea's missile launch draws rebuke
- February 13, 2017

North Korea launched a missile in the direction of the Sea of Japan early on Sunday, which led to protests from the country's closest neighbors, Japan and South Korea, both stating that Pyongyang's actions were in breach of the UN Security Council resolutions. (more...)
Vladimir Putin congratulates new German president and invites him to Kremlin
- February 13, 2017

Germany's new foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel takes on that job at a critical time as his country tries to unite a divided post-Brexit European Union, contain an assertive Russian Federation and work out a new relationship with Washington under Trump. (more...)
More Than 650 Whales Stranded in New Zealand
- February 13, 2017

Between 1976 and 2000, 165 pilot whale strandings were recorded in New Zealand - half of them herd strandings - with 6000 whales in total running aground, it said. Volunteers pour water on pilot whales during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit on February 11. To combat this tendency, the volunteers formed a human chain in the water to block the whales' return - despite warnings that a shark was possibly in the area. (more...)
More than 330 pilot whales die in New Zealand mass stranding More than 330 pilot whales die in New Zealand mass stranding
- February 13, 2017

Described by Project Jonah , a New Zealand animal rights NGO, as " one of the worst [strandings] in NZ history ", some 416 whales washed up on the shore earlier this week, the majority of which perished despite help from hundreds of volunteers. (more...)
Trump Savages Sen. Blumenthal For Lying About Fighting In The Vietnam War Trump Savages Sen. Blumenthal For Lying About Fighting In The Vietnam War
- February 12, 2017

GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine was full of praise after meeting with Gorsuch, adding that while she hadn't asked him to reiterate his concerns about Trump's attacks on the judiciary, "I am confident that Judge Gorsuch could be, will be, an independent judge". (more...)
Accidentally Discovered Gel Might Help Bees Pollinate Plants Accidentally Discovered Gel Might Help Bees Pollinate Plants
- February 11, 2017

The hair is covered in a chemical compound that picks up pollen as it flies by flowers, transferring it from the stamen to the pistils. Video A failed science experiment involving a sticky gel has been revived to create robot pollinators. (more...)
'3-0': Hillary mocks Trump following U.S. court upholding travel ban
- February 11, 2017

It comes as Trump slammed the decision to uphold the block on his controversial travel ban - vowing to fight the case in court. On January 27, Mr.Trump signed an executive order that bans citizens from Iraq, Libya, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Iran, and Somalia for 90 days and imposed a 120-day stop on all refugees except for refugees from Syria who are barred for an unlimited period of time. (more...)
Watch The Special Phenomenon With Comet & Eclipse
- February 11, 2017

That's because the Earth's natural satellite will experience something called a penumbral eclipse . Meanwhile, Comet 45P (Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková) will make its closest approach to Earth later in the evening around 2am Central time. The eclipse will begin at 10.32pm and peak at 12.34am. The exact moment of the penumbral eclipse is 7:43 p.m. ET (6:43 p.m. CT, 5:43 p.m. MT and 4:43 p.m. (more...)
Two Hot Wheels cars coming to Rocket League as DLC Two Hot Wheels cars coming to Rocket League as DLC
- February 10, 2017

Today Psyonix have announced that they are teaming up with the Hot Wheels for the latest DLC. Players who don't want to shell out for DLC can still deck out their auto with some Hot Wheels swag thanks to random post-match drops. Developer Psyonix confirmed recently that the vehicles in Rocket League are large RC cars a few feet in length. If you don't feel like shelling out for the cars, however, Rocket League says that all players will get a shot at scoring some in-game Hot ... (more...)
A Comet, Snow Moon, and Eclipse Are All Happening Friday Night
- February 10, 2017

The best time would be to see eclipse in areas where there is less pollution, mountains, tall buildings, and trees. Because the Sun isn't a point of light, our planet's shadow has two parts - the inner, darker umbra and the outer, lighter penumbra. (more...)
How to get Amazon Alexa on any Android phone How to get Amazon Alexa on any Android phone
- February 09, 2017

Last year, Logitech launched the ZeroTouch, an system created to give drivers hands-free control of their smartphone. "Now, the possibilities are endless - even while on the road". He said Sonos is committed to using multiple voice assistants in the future, which suggests compatibility with Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant might not be too far away. (more...)
The Tesla Model S P100DL Just Did 0-60 in 2.28 Seconds
- February 09, 2017

Motor Trend goes into great depth comparing the acceleration of the 2017 Tesla Model S P100D with the other supercars out there, making for a very interesting comparison. The popular automobile magazine cited the Ferrari LaFerrari, the Porsche 918 and the McLaren P1 as examples. A software update last December allowed the S P100D to reach 60mph in just 2.4 seconds, according to a tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (more...)
Making money: HPE and Microsoft Azure Stack bring it for service providers
- February 09, 2017

With this news, Microsoft customers can be confident that their data will be secure and available whenever they need it. The service, called Azure Backup, will ensure customers can use an off-site backup but without the risk of their data being sent to another jurisdiction. (more...)
Pokemon Go looks for love with Valentine's Day celebration
- February 09, 2017

Niantic states that you'll obtain double the amount of candy when catching, hatching, transfering, and walking your buddy. "Your Buddy Pokémon is also getting into the Valentine's Day spirit and will find Candy twice as fast!" That is because lure modules will last for six hours, twelve times the half an hour they usually last. (more...)
US Solar Jobs Jumped Almost 25% In the Past Year US Solar Jobs Jumped Almost 25% In the Past Year
- February 08, 2017

The manufacturing sector, which Trump vowed to revive, employed 38,121 full-time solar workers a year ago, an increase of 26 percent since November 2015. Despite the bump in utility-scale solar projects, workers that install solar panels on home rooftops made up a large portion of both the new jobs created and current jobs held. (more...)