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PewDiePie Gets Dropped By Disney After Anti-Semitic Videos

The Journal said PewDiePie has posted nine videos which display anti-Semitic jokes and Nazi references since August. With 53 million subscribers, Felix Kjellberg - or " PewDiePie " - is one of the most popular filmmakers on YouTube. In a blog post shared on Sunday (February 12), Kjellberg wrote that in his videos he "was trying to show how insane the modern world is". Kjellberg has insisted that his point was to critique of the absurdity of an internet service (in this case, he used ... Read More

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Granddad, the oldest living fish in captivity, has died

Granddad was one of three other Australian lungfish who are exhibited at the aquarium , one of which is an African lungfish who is scheduled to go on display soon. Behind the scenes, aquarists in the vicinity were occasionally startled by the long, loud snorts the fish made as he breathed". The aquarium shared the sad news on their Facebook page . Read More

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Square Enix predicts $2.2 billion yearly earnings spike

Square Enix predicts $2.2 billion yearly earnings spike

Square Enix recently published its third quarter earnings report , and things are looking good for the Final Fantasy publisher. You can find the full report via the link below. Tabata also shared that 70% of the dev team are still hard at work on the game with DLC, free updates, and the PSVR experience still to come. The " Final Fantasy XV " Magitek Exosuit DLC release date has been delayed a bit further. Read More

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Donald Trump's Army Secretary Nominee Has Reportedly Withdrawn His Name From Consideration

Viola is also the owner of the Florida Panthers, a National Hockey League team. All airlines face federal regulations and could prove to be a conflict of interest for a government official. "Secretary Mattis is disappointed but understands and respects Mr. Viola's decision", a Pentagon statement said, adding that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis would recommend another candidate soon. Read More

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Mexico border wall to be finished in 2 yrs - DHS secretary

Mexico border wall to be finished in 2 yrs - DHS secretary

The DHS secretary gave the interview during a trip to the border - where he explained that input from patrol agents would be critical to building the wall, which will be more than just a physical structure. "Do you think that's a viable option?" He and his wife were relaxing when he received a call from White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. 'Once he convinced me it was really Reince Priebus, he said would you come up and talk to Mr. Read More

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Former U.N. chief Ban renounces presidential ambitions

Former United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that he would not run for president of South Korea, a surprise announcement after weeks of laying the groundwork to run. There have been massive protests against Park, who will turn 65 on Thursday (February 2), recently with thousands taking to the streets demanding her ouster. Read More

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Apple has patented a vaporizer

Apple has patented a vaporizer

So, yes. While it's true that a former Apple employee did go on to create his own recreational vaporizer company , it's highly unlikely that Apple would follow its employees footsteps and enter that market itself. While the company is dipping its toes into the healthcare industry, vaporizers don't seem to be in its wheelhouse. But if Apple's future plans include making vapes for recreation, it would likely mean big corporations are getting into the weed business. Read More

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Reconsidering Property Lawsuit vs Hawaiians

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Reconsidering Property Lawsuit vs Hawaiians

After the Honolulu Star-Advertiser first reported on the lawsuits, Zuckerberg took to his own Facebook page to defend himself, calling the media coverage "misleading". "Here we have the world's sixth richest individual, with a team of the world's best lawyers, suing you, then asking you to make a deal". Zuckerberg said he was "reconsidering" the lawsuits earlier this week after receiving heated criticism from Kauai residents and local government officials. Read More

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Crypt-keeper wasps named after the Egyptian God of evil and chaos

The wasp known as Euderus set , or E. set , deposits an egg in the developing gall wasp's woody haven. To reproduce, the gall wasp manipulates the physical characteristics of its tree host, the sand live oak, hollowing out its stems. "It could be the parasitoid cues hosts to excavate early, but makes them do it less well than usual", said Weinersmith, who studies parasites. They also saw that the crypts where the wasps were stuck had another companion, a second wasp that was half the ... Read More

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Vicus Capital Cuts Position in Halliburton Company (HAL) by $3310523

Vicus Capital Cuts Position in Halliburton Company (HAL) by $3310523

Shares fell the most in more than a month. Covering analysts use their acquired knowledge and expertise to help create their best calculation of where they think the stock may be moving near-term. Halliburton Company makes up approx 0.01% of Hermes Investment Management Ltd's portfolio. Moreover, HAL has reported its first quarterly operating profit in North America in a year as oil producers have put more rigs back to work in North American shale fields while achieved 65% incremental ... Read More

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The Atlanta Falcons Are Mighty Super

The Atlanta Falcons Are Mighty Super

The only exception was a 1989 San Francisco 49ers team that, in addition to having the top-ranked offense, also had a defense that ranked third. "A lot of people wrote us off at 4-6, and we're sitting here one of the last two teams in the NFC", Rodgers told reporters Friday. Read More

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2016 named warmest year on record, the United Nations finds

Average 2016 temperatures on Earth's land and ocean surfaces hit 58.69 degrees Fahrenheit, which is 1.69 degrees above the 20th century average, NOAA said . But among all those high temperatures, the most surprising are the huge temperature jumps recorded in the Arctic. They warn that rise will change the world in potentially devastating ways, including the possibility of more extreme weather events, destabilized coastal communities, altered ecosystems and the potential to create a huge ... Read More

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William Carey University damaged by early-morning tornado in Hattiesburg, Miss

William Carey University damaged by early-morning tornado in Hattiesburg, Miss

Heavy damage and injuries have been reported in the city of almost 50,000. The twister touched down about 3:30 a.m., killing four people and causing destruction to homes, roads, businesses and William Carey University. "There is damage to most buildings on campus including cars and a home across campus is damaged". Interstate 59 north of Hattiesburg was closed because of debris, said the agency, which asked the public to avoid traveling in the area because of downed power lines and other ... Read More

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As Grimly Predicted, 2016 Emerges As The Hottest Year Yet

Gerald Meehl added: "Though some years will be warmer than others, the overall trend over multiple decades will inevitably be upward as long of concentrations of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere keep increasing". It is also the single most important greenhouse gas emitted by human activities. Years of record warmth were once anomalies. Now that El Niño has ended, scientists expect 2017 to cool down, though it still may be a top five warm year for the planet, according to Schmidt. Read More

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Sen. Michael Bennet should support Betsy Devos as education secretary

Sen. Michael Bennet should support Betsy Devos as education secretary

Baldwin sits on the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, which will hold a confirmation hearing Tuesday evening on President-elect Donald Trump's choice of DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist from MI. Instead, it advocates that children attend schools where the educational philosophy is compatible with the student's and parent's beliefs, such as same-gender or religious schools. Read More

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Auction ends Tuesday for Trump's home in Queens

Auction ends Tuesday for Trump's home in Queens

An auction firm was accepting sealed bids through 4 p.m. (2100 GMT) on Tuesday for the five-bedroom, Tudor-style home in the borough of Queens where Trump lived until age 4. The property was originally put up for sale for $1.6 million in 2016, though that price was later reduced to $1.2 million. "Its worth is up to the bidder to tell us". Read More

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SpaceX Successfully Launches First Falcon 9 Rocket since September

SpaceX Successfully Launches First Falcon 9 Rocket since September

With the investigation completed about 12 days ago and FAA approval given for flight on January 6, SpaceX was cutting things fine, but the company has made it clear that it intended the Falcon 9 to return to service as soon as possible. The launch is scheduled to take place at 09:54 p.m. local time (17:54 GMT). Iridium CEO Matt Desch said, "But we knew we had to replace it, and when we started this programme in 2010, the clock was ticking". Read More

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