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Author: 0 First Trump Budget Expected to Include Deep Cuts

It's not clear what research on diseases or disorders would lose the most money, although the budget plan specifically calls for elimination of a division that focuses on global health. "Senior Trump officials consider the EPA the leading edge of the administration's plans to deconstruct the administrative state ", an official said on Tuesday.

Science Storm Stella is making her way to London this weekend
Author: 0 Storm Stella is making her way to London this weekend

Argos was a prolonged snowstorm from November 19-22, 2016, that dumped a record 27.6 inches on the city in south-central NY in about 72 hours. Two of the heaviest snowstorms in more than 60 years of records have hit Binghamton, New York, in less than four months this winter.

Science Year Old Skull Points To Mystery Neanderthal
Author: 0 Year Old Skull Points To Mystery Neanderthal

Observing features - both similar and distinct - will help piece together the Neanderthal timeline, by seeing how far off skulls from different time periods are from a typical Neanderthal head. A new archaic human skull discovered in a cave in Portugal could give incredible insight into where the Neanderthals, our stockier ancient cousins, came from.

Science Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature 3D Touch OLED Panel
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature 3D Touch OLED Panel

Apple faces easier year-over-year comparisons for iPhone sales in the March and June quarters, Milunovich said. The Japanese website Mac Otakara discloses that the device will adopt a new name given that it will be more of a premium model.

Science US Deploys Attack Drones To South Korea After Pyongyang's Missile Launch
Author: 0 US Deploys Attack Drones To South Korea After Pyongyang's Missile Launch

A U.S. Navy spokesman said the Carl Vinson was on a regular, scheduled deployment to the region during which it would take part in exercises with the forces of ally South Korea. The last round of missile launches from North Korea landed just 200 nautical miles from Japan. It began on March 1 and will continue until April 30, according to the South Korean Prime Minister's Office.

Science Moto G5 Plus launched in India for Rs 14999
Author: 0 Moto G5 Plus launched in India for Rs 14999

Now, these specs sound very similar to what Samsung offered previous year on the Galaxy S7. The device also offers and expandable storage upto 128 GB. The Moto G5 was claimed to arrive in 5-inch full-HD display . The Moto G5 Plus also marks a new chapter for the device as now Motorola is turned it into a very premium device.

Science How the Switch can make or break Nintendo
Author: 0 How the Switch can make or break Nintendo

The Switch has now been on sale for a little under two weeks, so the actual current figure will be higher. It's said that Europe is not that far behind-another 85,000 units have been sold in the United Kingdom and 110,000 in France. A rather impressive cross between a home console and a handheld platform, the Switch definitely seems like it could well be the future of gaming. The issue is not of the battery getting drained easily in the portable mode, but more of how this will cast an ...

Science Trump Budget Expected to Seek Massive Cuts in Federal Workforce
Author: 0 Trump Budget Expected to Seek Massive Cuts in Federal Workforce

That's what our allies can expect. "So you won't see a zero next to it, but the policy is we're ending the federal involvement in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting". The proposed cuts are a starting point in negotiations with Congress, and could be tempered. "One of the other things that the president said was that he was going to go after wasteful programs, duplicative programs, programs that simply don't work".

Science Drawn To Death Will Join April's PlayStation Plus Game Line-Up
Author: 0 Drawn To Death Will Join April's PlayStation Plus Game Line-Up

Jaffe also added that each of the game's six playable characters will have 15 missions. Drawn to Death aims to separate itself from other multiplayer shooters not just with its visual style - the game takes place in the pages of a bored student's notebook - but also with its pacing.

Science Turkey 'should re-evaluate' European Union migrant deal: minister
Author: 0 Turkey 'should re-evaluate' European Union migrant deal: minister

Erdogan said further on Sunday the Netherlands "will certainly pay the price" for harming relations with Turkey. The ministry said it also sought a written apology from Dutch authorities for the treatment of its family minister and diplomats, noting the envoy was told that Turkey reserved the right to seek compensation.

Science Confirmed: Oppo F3 and F3 Plus coming on March 23rd
Author: 0 Confirmed: Oppo F3 and F3 Plus coming on March 23rd

We will have full details on the specifications on the new Oppo F3 Plus including some photos of the handset when it is made official on the 23rd of March. "We are confident it will be a great success and will set a standard that others will follow". The smartphone will run Snapdragon 653 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space.

Science Apple iPad Pro2 Release May Happen Next Week Without any Event
Author: 0 Apple iPad Pro2 Release May Happen Next Week Without any Event

Apple could update the 9.7-inch iPad Pro without a special event, according to Japanese analysts via Macotakara . This is a bit unfortunate that we won't be seeing this new iPad on stage, but Apple may be saving their next keynote for the highly rumored 10.5-inch iPad which will include a near bezel-less display, a digital home button, and the same dimensions to the current 9.7-inch model.

Science Amazon Is Giving Away Promo Credits to Make Alexa More Powerful
Author: 0 Amazon Is Giving Away Promo Credits to Make Alexa More Powerful

Amazon says there are now more than 10,000 Alexa skills available. A host of Alexa developers now rely on Amazon's Free Tier for AWS , which offers limited compute, storage, database, and analytics usage. Though the number of Alexa skills has been growing at a pretty steady rate, hopefully these new credits mean that we'll see even more enter development.

Science March 14th is National Pi Day
Author: 0 March 14th is National Pi Day

For instance, a technique called "pi transfer" uses the gravity of Saturn's moon, Titan, to alter the orbit of NASA's Cassini spacecraft so it can obtain different perspectives of the ringed planet. So, with any concerns about your inadequate pi memorisation skills placated, let's get stuck into these new NASA problems . The Greek letter or term for pi, π, became more widely used after Leonhard Euler, Catherine the Great's Swiss mathematician, began using it in 1737.

Science Zara parent company posts 10% jump in full-year net profit
Author: 0 Zara parent company posts 10% jump in full-year net profit

Sales increased 12% to EUR23.31 billion. Chairman and chief executive of Inditex , Pablo Isla, said: "These are a positive set of results against a backdrop of strong prior-year performance". The group's margins sank to a seven-year low as currency shifts affected its business and prices fell. The company doesn't break down online and store sales, but Société Générale estimates online now accounts for about 6% of total sales, a figure that is expected to grow steadily.

Science Cheerios distributing free wildflower seeds to help save the bees
Author: 0 Cheerios distributing free wildflower seeds to help save the bees

The company has set a goal of sending out 100-million seeds in increments of 100 seeds per participant completely free to anyone in the nation who signs up. Bees, including honeybees like Buzz, have seen their numbers decline in a serious way in recent decades. It also pointed out that just two years ago, 42% of bee colonies in the USA collapsed.

Science Trump To Take On Fuel Standards, Hold Nashville Rally
Author: 0 Trump To Take On Fuel Standards, Hold Nashville Rally

Domestic manufacturers have pushed to have the country's strict emissions laws loosened, saying emissions goals are unrealistic and not in line with the type of vehicles consumers are shopping for. "Automakers will jeopardize record profits and sales attained under these standards", said Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, an advocacy group that supports the mileage rules.

Science Capcom announces 'Disney Afternoon Collection' with six 1080p retro classics
Author: 0 Capcom announces 'Disney Afternoon Collection' with six 1080p retro classics

This will give people immediate access to Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2, Darkwing Duck, DuckTales, DuckTales 2, and TaleSpin. The coolest addition may be Rewind , which enables players to rewind the game. Plus, try the new Boss Rush mode and topple challenging boss encounters one after another, or, in Time Attack mode, race through each game to compete for record times.

Author: 0 Force India debuts new pink livery with sponsor BWT

Earlier this week Force India announced a new partnership with water technology specialists BWT that will result in a change of livery for the team. For 2017, our cars will sport a vibrant new color scheme with a smart matte finish. "It's a real statement of intent from BWT as they begin their relationship with the sport".

Science Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. Takes Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)
Author: 0 Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. Takes Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

The Coca-Cola Co has a 52 week low of $39.88 and a 52 week high of $47.13. SL Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the second quarter valued at $693,000. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global copyright laws.

Science Snapchat Adds Bitmoji Widget for iOS & Android
Author: 0 Snapchat Adds Bitmoji Widget for iOS & Android

It's important to note here that Snapchat has an algorithm to sort out who your "Snapchat Best Friends" are, based on the frequency and content of your chats, and the widget pulls only avatars of your besties. This feature will be accessible on the Today screen for iOS devices. Once you see the friend's Bitmoji that you want to click, tap on it and it will begin a message through the Snapchat app.

Science Google Allo caught leaking search data to other users
Author: 0 Google Allo caught leaking search data to other users

That's what Recode writer Tess Townsend found out the hard way in a recent conversation with a friend. Google recently announced plans to make Assistant available on Android phones. What if it brought up a search result relating to a more sensitive topic? It seems to be a potentially damaging glitch since it could become a major privacy issue for anyone using the app.

Science Star spotted in closest orbit ever around black hole
Author: 0 Star spotted in closest orbit ever around black hole

Astronomers led by the Michigan State University and the University of Alberta , with the help of some telescopes - namely NASA's NuSTAR and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory , as well as the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA) - chanced upon the exciting discovery.

Science Spiders devour up to 800 million tonnes of prey every year
Author: 0 Spiders devour up to 800 million tonnes of prey every year

In the first analysis of its kind, researchers used data from 65 previous studies to estimate that a total of 25m metric tonnes of spiders exist on Earth. Spiders in these areas catch huge numbers of forest and grassland pests, whereas spiders in desert regions, in the Arctic tundra and in annual crops kill fewer insects in comparison.

Author: 0 Airtel's Latest Surprise Offer For Subscribers

Airtel has announced a new "Free Internet" offer which gives its postpaid customers access to 30GB of free data for three months (10GB per month). You can verify your claim by checking your data balance. The network operator had promised a surprise for its customers this Holi. Therefore, if a user were to ideally use the "Airtel Surprise" offer then they will be able to avail an additional of 10GB of free data for three months.

Science Google to Release Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update on April 3rd
Author: 0 Google to Release Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update on April 3rd

Google initially released Android Nougat 7.1.2 as a public beta back in January, with the company's own devices Nexus and Pixel smartphones (as well as the Pixel C laptop) initially able to download. Google recently launched its Android 7.1.2 Nougat developer preview update. Last week's Android security update broke Android's Pay for some Nexus 6 users, so it was pulled and re-posted.

Science AMD Releases Community Update on Several Ryzen CPU Concerns
Author: 0 AMD Releases Community Update on Several Ryzen CPU Concerns

However it was also discovered that an outdated version of Sysinternals Coreinfo utility was producing incorrect topology data for Ryzen CPUs, but version 3.31 does provide correct results. We do not believe there is an issue with scheduling differences between the two versions of Windows. However, this week AMD came out to put that theory to rest.

Science Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name
Author: 0 Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

Which is why Boaty McBoatface is the official name of a cutting-edge remotely operated yellow submarine that is embarking on a scientific expedition to the deep, frigid waters of the Antarctic later this week. Boaty will be aboard the research ship the James Clark Ross and will depart from Chile to the Antarctic Friday. Boaty will be able to measure water flow and turbulence of the abyssal current that flows through the passage.

Author: 0 Dutch vote in key test of European populism

The firebrand leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom ( PVV ) is trying to channel the same forces that propelled the reality-TV tycoon to the White House. The Netherlands is a fractured political environment and is based on proportional representation, which means a lot of parties get to represent themselves in the final forming government.

Science Army rescues 211 civilians from Boko Haram
Author: 0 Army rescues 211 civilians from Boko Haram

A soldier oversees the destruction of a Boko Haram pick-up truck during clearance operations by the Nigerian Army in Borno state. Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with Civilian JTF made the rescue over the weekend following special intelligence that the insurgents were scavenging in some villages in northern Borno State.

Science Moto G5 Plus to launch today in India
Author: 0 Moto G5 Plus to launch today in India

It remains to be seen which variant is launched in India. Though with the influx of a wide range of new affordable smartphones, consumers tend to look to replace their smartphones in roughly 12 months or even lesser in some instances. There is also a microSD card slot through which one can expand storage up to 128GB. On the other hand, the Moto G5 Plus will be possessing 5.2-inch full-HD display.

Science Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants
Author: 0 Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants

Ancient rocks from India suggest plants resembling red algae lived 1.6 billion years ago in what was then shallow sea. 'You can not be a hundred per cent sure about material this ancient, as there is no DNA remaining, but the characters agree quite well with the morphology and structure of red algae, ' said Stefan Bengtson, professor emeritus of palaeozoology at the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

Science Porsche's Mission E to spawn new versions
Author: 0 Porsche's Mission E to spawn new versions

Oliver Blume, Porsche chairman, discussed some of the automaker's planning recently in a sit-down with Autocar during the recent Geneva Motor Show. While confirming Porsche plans to provide the Mission E with Level 4 autonomous driving technology, Blume denied it would allow fully autonomous driving over longer distances.

Science Diana Prince discovers her powers in the new trailer for 'Wonder Woman'
Author: 0 Diana Prince discovers her powers in the new trailer for 'Wonder Woman'

Though we've been led to believe by the trailers that Etta will serve as comic relief in the film, Wonder Woman producer Charles Roven promises fans that Etta will be much more valuable than that. Written by best-selling author ANDY MANGELS (Star Trek & Star Wars) and illustrated by JUDIT TONDORA (Grimm Fairy Tales), WONDER WOMAN '77 MEETS THE BIONIC WOMAN has set the mainstream and internet media on fire...

Science NASA finds India's long-lost lunar orbiter
Author: 0 NASA finds India's long-lost lunar orbiter

A comms failure ended the mission abruptly, but Chandrayaan-1 still lays claim to a piece of space history: helping discover water ice on the Moon's surface. Plus, the moon's lopsided topography - riddled with mascons, or areas of dense material with higher-than-average gravitational pull - makes satellites' orbits incredibly unpredictable.

Science Agency Self-Reviews to Commence Under Executive Order
Author: 0 Agency Self-Reviews to Commence Under Executive Order

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to begin the process of reorganizing the federal government, something he called "long overdue". Trump said at a ceremony accompanying the signing that the order was created to identify where money was being wasted at the federal level through a "thorough examination".

Science Flight Safety Warning Issued After Headphone Batteries Catch Fire
Author: 0 Flight Safety Warning Issued After Headphone Batteries Catch Fire

An airline passenger has spoken of her horror when her battery-operated headphones exploded on her face mid-flight. They put them into the bucket at the rear of the plane'. 'People were coughing and choking the entire way home , ' she said. "As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases", the statement read.

Science MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says she has Pres. Trump's tax returns
Author: 0 MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says she has Pres. Trump's tax returns

This can't possibly change anything. Trump's tax returns were an issue throughout the 2016 campaign, as he broke with precedent and refused to disclose his returns as other presidential nominees had done. Every president since Jimmy Carter has released his tax returns prior to the general election and a CNN poll in October found that 73 percent of registered voters wanted to see the documents.

Science Apple found guilty of iPhone price-fixing in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Apple found guilty of iPhone price-fixing in Russian Federation

According to the reports from 9to5Mac and The Financial Times , the Russian authority said it found Apple was forcing retailers to set the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 prices at a certain amount. According to the regulator, non-compliance with Apple's pricing guidelines may have led to the termination of agreements between the iPhone maker and retailers.

Science This iPhone case is also an Android device
Author: 0 This iPhone case is also an Android device

Those who can not decide between Apple's iOS - the mobile operating system that powers the company's iPhone - and Google's open-source Android mobile operating system might finally have a solution. Its battery extends your phone's battery life, too, and enables wireless charging via Qi - you can stick the Eye on a compatible pad and it'll charge your iPhone .

Science Iraqi forces take third of west Mosul, Islamic State
Author: 0 Iraqi forces take third of west Mosul, Islamic State "trapped"

The southernmost two bridges have already been retaken by Iraqi forces. The battle in Mosul between Iraqi forces and a US-led coalition on one side and "IS" jihadist on the other is expected to slow down in the Old City. While the civilian death toll is impossible to calculate amid the ongoing battle for Iraq's second largest city, Sheikh Khamis Khanjar, the founder of the Office of the Sunni Arab Representative for Iraq, said at least 3,500 civilians have been killed in the battle for ...

Science Gmail for Android can send and receive payments as attachments
Author: 0 Gmail for Android can send and receive payments as attachments

The Gmail app on Android could be your new payment hub, assuming you are a fan of Google Wallet and need to send cash to people on the regular through email. That means it took the company nearly four years to bring the feature to Android, for whatever reason. Gmail isn't really a messaging app, per se, but its email app is one of the most popular on the market, given that Gmail's user base now eclipses that of Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, and others.

Science Tesla Model 3 Prototype
Author: 0 Tesla Model 3 Prototype

It's scheduled to be delivered by the year end. Tesla hasn't released a ton of information about the Model Y, but Musk said that the vehicle will feature "Falcon Wing" doors like the Model X, which has been controversial among Tesla enthusiasts.

Science What you need to know about changes coming to Beaver Stadium
Author: 0 What you need to know about changes coming to Beaver Stadium

The stadium's capacity is slated to stay above 100,000. Barbour didn't give a cost estimate for the renovations but instead listed the ways in which the university will raise the finances for them. Roomier seating and other upgrades are expected to reduce capacity to about 103,000. The timeframe for work not included in the first five years of the master plan is to be determined.

Science Germany Proposes Huge Fines For Illegal Content
Author: 0 Germany Proposes Huge Fines For Illegal Content

A study published on Tuesday found that Facebook and Twitter are falling short of Germany's benchmark that companies should remove 70 percent of hate speech within 24 hours of discovering the content. Germany lawmakers are especially concerned about the potential impact of fake news on the country's upcoming parliamentary elections, citing speculation that bogus stories may have influenced the recent US presidential race.

Science NIT Bracket Released: California, Colorado & Utah Make The Field
Author: 0 NIT Bracket Released: California, Colorado & Utah Make The Field

Ten months ago when Pastner got the job, he believed there was no way that the Yellow Jackets would come so far in such a short amount of time. Heading up the offense for IN this season are James Blackmon Jr. Good news though for Yellow Jacket fans. "It's great for our program to play in this tournament and for what we're trying to build here". Meanwhile, Georgia Tech is 4-0 ATS in their last four games following a straight-up loss, and 7-1 ATS in their last eight home games.

Science Mauricio Pochettino Provides Harry Kane Injury Update
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino Provides Harry Kane Injury Update

South Korea global Son was subjected to chants of "DVD" and "he's selling three for a fiver" by a section of the travelling Millwall fans at White Hart Lane . "Players like Janssen or Son, maybe they have not played in the last few weeks in the starting eleven, but now they will be important for us". Another prolonged absence would be a major blow for Spurs as they prepare for the climax of the top-four fight and an FA Cup semi-final.