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Elian Gonzalez says Castro will be with Cubans
- December 08, 2016

The dissident group has called for marches on every Sunday in Havana following Mass at a Roman Catholic Church for the past thirteen years. "And he did a lot, managing to get the USA closer to Cuba", she said, admitting she would consider moving to the United States herself. (more...)
Western Digital Corp (WDC) Price Target Raised To $100 By Brean Capital
- December 08, 2016

Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of WDC in a report on Monday, June 6 with "Neutral" rating. Western Digital has gapped open sharply higher Wednesday morning and is now up 3.40 at $67.25. If you are reading this story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & global copyright & trademark laws. The stock has been on an upward trend for the past month and has set a new high for the year. (more...)
Bout of cold air likely to hit Lancaster County this weekend Bout of cold air likely to hit Lancaster County this weekend
- December 08, 2016

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. A cold front traverses the region tomorrow , with many clouds but remaining mostly dry, outside of a few mountain snow showers. Temperatures will climb to the mid and upper 50s Saturday afternoon under sunny skies. NEXT WEEK: Several rain chances to start off the next work week. (more...)
Bluetooth 5 Is Here To Make Your Gadgets Better, Faster, Stronger
- December 08, 2016

Beyond the range and speed boosts, the SIG says Bluetooth 5 will be better at avoiding congested wireless channels using other standards like LTE and WiFi, theoretically allowing for a clearer connection in a home full of connected gadgets. (more...)
Stein: Al Gore needs to 'step up' on climate change
- December 08, 2016

The assembly "was a genuine search for places of common ground", said Mr Gore , a climate change activist. The bid to reach Ivanka comes from a belief that she is the most reasonable among Trump's children, most of whom have expressed the same unsafe and flip-flopping views of their dad. (more...)
WGS-8 Delta IV Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral
- December 08, 2016

The $425 million WGS-8 satellites will improve communication to American troops by providing double the bandwidth of previous WGS satellites, according to ULA . To have this capability the WS-8 satellite will orbit the Earth 22,000 miles above the Earth's equator. Today, the United Launch Alliance will be launching the big brother of its Atlas V rocket, a Delta IV rocket. (more...)
SpaceX's 1st launch since rocket blast moved to Jan.
- December 08, 2016

In a media interview, SpaceX founder and CEO said the bottle failure was due to the liquid oxygen solidifying around the helium bottle, where it interacted with the graphite fibers used to reinforce the bottle, but this hasn't been confirmed by the company. (more...)
Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016 Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016
- December 08, 2016

This is the lowest ever - and the second lowest was all the way back in 1982. That makes it seven record lows in the Arctic this year. They have now been classed as Vulnerable because of this impending loss of habitat, so we must assume the future for this feared Big Uncle is more than bleak. (more...)
Cover Story: 'Time' Person Of The Year Cover Story: 'Time' Person Of The Year
- December 08, 2016

The magazine described Trump as "the president of the divided states of America" on its cover. Each year Time editors choose a person, or idea, who has influenced the news and world for good or bad. In the NBC interview, Mr Trump took issue with the Divided States of America description, saying: "I didn't divide 'em". "He loves the country, he wants to do right by the country and for the country and I will tell you, we obviously very much disagree on certain policies and certain ... (more...)
Trump Team to Talk Tech with Silicon Valley Leaders Trump Team to Talk Tech with Silicon Valley Leaders
- December 08, 2016

The summit could help patch up relations between Trump and tech leaders, who mostly backed Hillary Clinton for the presidency. President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump Tower on Tuesday. "Silicon Valley is very adaptable; I think that is one of the hallmarks of this region that makes it so successful", Leroe-Muñoz said. Aaron Ginn, co-founder of Lincoln, an organization of conservative technologists, said the planned roundtable discussion seems like it is a "good sign for ... (more...)
PlayStation 4 tops 50 million units sold since launch three years ago PlayStation 4 tops 50 million units sold since launch three years ago
- December 08, 2016

Black Friday helped contribute to this number as Sony reported that week was their best week in the history of the entire PlayStation brand. In terms of game sales, PS4 software sales stand at more than 369.6 million across retail and via the PlayStation Store as of December 4. (more...)
Majority rules? Not when the Electoral College intervenes Majority rules? Not when the Electoral College intervenes
- December 08, 2016

He added that it is "pathetic how our system is not working today". And here we have Donald doing the very thing that Clinton accused him of - questioning the legitimacy of the election, even after he's apparently won it . that took awhile for that to happen. What Trump was referring to in his tweet, posted shortly after the polls closed on the West Coast, was the fact that Obama had been declared the victor by the news networks as soon as he was projected to secure a majority of the ... (more...)
Gov. Terry Branstad accepts position as US Ambassador Gov. Terry Branstad accepts position as US Ambassador
- December 08, 2016

Trump's dealings with China have been in particular focus since Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called him last week to congratulate him on winning the election. Mr Trump announced his selection of Mr Branstad - an early supporter of the Republican billionaire during his campaign - at a fundraising breakfast in NY on Wednesday, Jason Miller told reporters. (more...)
More Infants Born in NYC With Zika-Related Birth Defects More Infants Born in NYC With Zika-Related Birth Defects
- December 08, 2016

As of December 2, at least 8,000 people in New York City have been tested for the Zika virus with 962 people testing positive, according to the health department, which also noted that of those who tested positive, 325 were pregnant women. Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, though sexual transmission can occur. Increasing scientific evidence suggests a link between infection in pregnant women and infants born with birth defects such as ... (more...)
DaJuan Coleman impresses for Syracuse, despite loss to UConn DaJuan Coleman impresses for Syracuse, despite loss to UConn
- December 08, 2016

The over/under total for the contest has been set at 129.5 points. Da'Lishia Griffin of Chesapeake had 11 points and 11 rebounds, while freshman guard Lexie Barrier had a season-high 12 points for JMU. 5, 2016, in NY. However, UConn answered as Christian Vital was fouled by Tyus Battle on a putback attempt with two seconds left. Vital swished both, Amida Brimah tipped Syracuse's long inbounds pass to Purvis, and the Huskies (4-4) had their biggest win of the season. (more...)
SoftBank vows to invest US$50 bln in US, Trump targets Boeing
- December 08, 2016

Following the Son-Trump meeting, Sprint stock on Tuesday temporarily jumped 7.0% in NY trading from Monday's close to $8.61. Son confirmed the investment plans in brief remarks to reporters in the foyer of Trump Tower with the president-elect at his side, although the mogul does not usually appear there, despite having done so twice on Tuesday. (more...)
Mannequin challenge video lands two men in jail Mannequin challenge video lands two men in jail
- December 08, 2016

Twenty men were seen pointing what appeared to be guns in a "Mannequin Challenge" story. Because of the nature of the video, The Madison County Sheriff's department were able to get a search warrant for the property where the challenge was filmed. (more...)
NASA releases new images of Saturn NASA releases new images of Saturn
- December 08, 2016

From the planet outward, they are D, C, B, A, F, G and E. The D ring is very faint and closest to Saturn. The spacecraft will approach Saturn from different angles, but each one stands out with how close Cassini swings to Saturn. NASA's Cassini space probe has beamed back the first close up views of Saturn's atmosphere. As per NASA's schedule, this spacecraft is scheduled to graze Saturn's rings 20 times in the coming months. (more...)
Jury picked in Dylann Roof-church slayings trial
- December 08, 2016

Roof came to court wearing a gray and white striped prison jumpsuit, and sat staring down at the defense table as the jury was filled out. The trial of the man charged with the massacre at a Charleston church began with a chilling description of the crime and an admission by the defense that they won't dispute their client's guilt. (more...)
Cereal maker General Mills to cut as many as 600 jobs Cereal maker General Mills to cut as many as 600 jobs
- December 08, 2016

Each will report directly to Jeff Harmening, General Mills' current president and COO. General Mills has more than 3,000 employees based at its headquarters and thousands more workers across the Twin Cities metro area. As of January 1, four groups will report directly to Mr. Harmening, each led by its own group president. Long rumored to be Powell's successor, Harmening, who like Powell has spent his entire career at General Mills , was promoted to his current role in July. (more...)

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