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Why This Republican Electoral College Member Won't Vote for Trump Why This Republican Electoral College Member Won't Vote for Trump
- December 13, 2016

Instead, in all states except Nebraska and ME, whoever receives the most votes per state wins all the electoral college votes from that state. But opponents have an uphill climb. "I was told if we elected Donald Trump he would transform his personality into being presidential". "Many Electors are saying that Gov. John Kasich would be best for our country". (more...)
Christmas bird count welcomes volunteers Christmas bird count welcomes volunteers
- December 13, 2016

Final tallies are presented to Bird Studies Canada and the Audubon Society which collects data from across North America. The annual bird count event organized by the Natural Audubon Society is free of charge and anyone can participate regardless of age. (more...)
Synaptics has a new fingerprint sensor that will mean smoother phone screens Synaptics has a new fingerprint sensor that will mean smoother phone screens
- December 13, 2016

That's a big deal for upcoming smartphones. The new sensor, called Synaptics FS9100, would solve numerous current issues that conventional scanners now have: it would allow for fingerprint security without requiring a separate button cut-out, and it would also function far better with wet fingertips. (more...)
Average Price Target for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) is $24.13 Average Price Target for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) is $24.13
- December 13, 2016

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 11/23/2016 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Sports Perspectives and is the propert of of Sports Perspectives. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws. (more...)
Snow, Freezing Rain, Rain Make for Messy Morning Commute Snow, Freezing Rain, Rain Make for Messy Morning Commute
- December 13, 2016

Since much of this snow, according to the current and consistent model forecasts, would fall on December 17, the daily snow record of 2.1 inches measured in 2013 at Lehigh Valley global Airport could be in jeopardy. The afternoon should have light or no rain before a second wave of rain arrives Saturday night, Martrich said. Tuesday night: A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 4 a.m. (more...)
Amber Heard pens emotional essay about domestic abuse
- December 13, 2016

As the "Danish Girl" star discussed her personal experiences and the pains she had been through, some can't help but connect it with her former husband - Johnny Depp . "You need to know that", she said. "So as I write this today, I can promise every woman who is suffering in silence, you are not alone", Heard concludes her letter. (more...)
The History of the Electoral College Debate
- December 13, 2016

While Donald Trump's transition team responded to the conclusions by questioning the credibility of CIA, in the process antagonizing the same intelligence agency Trump will have to depend on once he enters the White House, the explosive revelations have certainly pushed the president-elect on the back foot and may even weigh on the minds of the electors when they go to vote on December 19. (more...)
Tesla settles Norway lawsuit over car's performance
- December 13, 2016

The spokesman of Tesla Motors Even Sandvold Roland, however, denied these claims saying that the S P85D meets all requirements "according to the measurement method required by the authorities". Owners could receive 65,000 Norwegian crowns ($7,700), which is only half of what they'd originally demanded; or they could choose from a list of equipment options, including vehicle upgrades. (more...)
Single-digit temperatures, foot of snow in forecast
- December 13, 2016

The watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon into Thursday night for Oswego, Lewis and Jefferson counties. Snow accumulations from 8 to 12 inches can be expected in the watch area, which includes Crawford and Erie counties. Bands of heavy lake effect snow and blowing snow may produce significant accumulations on roads and create poor visibility. In addition, winds will be blowing between 25 and 35 miles per hour, with some gusts reaching 45 miles per hour, producing significant blowing ... (more...)
1st SeaWorld park without orcas opening in Abu Dhabi in 2022 1st SeaWorld park without orcas opening in Abu Dhabi in 2022
- December 13, 2016

This will be the 4th park for the company. Instead, theAbu Dhabi location will mostly focus ocean conservation education and will include an animal research, rescue and rehabilitation center, which Manby said will open up before the actual amusement park. (more...)
Temperatures drop, snow possible early Saturday morning Temperatures drop, snow possible early Saturday morning
- December 13, 2016

Roads may become snow- or ice-covered and slick, causing hard driving conditions. Another 6 to 12 inches is expected in the Blue Mountains. "So expect a very light, fluffy snow". By Friday morning, temperatures are forecast to be in the single digits with wind chill values approaching minus-10 degrees. "Northern New York and New England have the best chances for receiving significant snow", Pereira said. (more...)
For Honor will require always online Internet Connection For Honor will require always online Internet Connection
- December 13, 2016

On both pages, the title is shown as having "an engaging, single-player offline campaign". This was recently confirmed by an employee in a forum post . Apparently, the progression in single-player will somehow tie into the multiplayer, though it's unclear how exactly that's going to work. Back when For Honor was believed to be a multiplayer-only game, few would have complained about its always-online requirement. (more...)
Trump to tap Exxon CEO to lead State Department
- December 13, 2016

The secretary of state is fourth in the presidential line of succession. Another Republican, Senator Marco Rubio , who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that would review a Tillerson nomination, has voiced similar worries. (more...)
Google acquires Cronologics and its smartwatch OS to help improve Android Wear Google acquires Cronologics and its smartwatch OS to help improve Android Wear
- December 13, 2016

The CoWatch launched just a few months ago in September, and its biggest feature is that it supported Amazon's Alexa digital assistant. We're not sure how much Cronologics will be able to contribute to the creation of Android Wear 2.0 since Google announced the new smartwatch OS will be released in early 2017. (more...)
The Gentle Bot: Researchers Develop Robot With 'Human Touch'
- December 13, 2016

Robots of the future may have a more human touch, thanks to researchers at Cornell University . "Most robots today have sensors on the outside of the body that detect things from the surface", Zhao explained in a university press release. (more...)
Black color Samsung Galaxy C9 variant spotted in another leaked photo Black color Samsung Galaxy C9 variant spotted in another leaked photo
- December 13, 2016

We are expecting to hear about the new Galaxy A series of smartphones from Samsung shortly and now the Samsung Galaxy A7 has received its WiFi certification. Meanwhile, Samsung has not confirmed yet whether the image of its next flagship smartphone. Packing a 4000mAh battery, the phone carries Cirrus HiFi Codec for better audio performance and supports Samsung Pay on both NFC and MST. (more...)
E2V Technologies agrees to Teledyne takeover E2V Technologies agrees to Teledyne takeover
- December 13, 2016

Under the terms of the deal that has been approved by the board of both companies, E2v shareholders will receive 275 pence in cash for each share, a premium of 48 per cent to E2v's Friday closing price. The pound has fallen by more than 16% against the United States dollar since the Brexit vote, providing would-be American buyers with a potential discount through British acquisitions. (more...)
Messy commute as snow, freezing rain, rain move eastward Messy commute as snow, freezing rain, rain move eastward
- December 13, 2016

About 1-3 inches of wet snow fell in areas north and west of New York City, and a winter weather advisory remained in effect for parts of the area. Snow fell throughout northern New England, with speeds reduced on snow-packed roads and numerous schools canceled or delayed. (more...)
Facebook Events app comes to Android
- December 13, 2016

The app will be available on Google Play soon. The Events app hasn't proven too popular on iOS , oscillating between #250 and #500 on the USA social networking apps chart, according to App Annie . In a similar effort, the company had launched something known as an "Events" app back in October. The Events app allows users to browse through nearby happenings, stay notified regarding alerts and so on. (more...)
Rick Perry reportedly tapped to be energy secretary Rick Perry reportedly tapped to be energy secretary
- December 13, 2016

Perry, 66, was known in the oil state of Texas as a proponent of "American energy", viewing energy policy as a economic development goal, while also encouraging investment in alternative sources such as wind and solar. Ernest Moniz, the current energy secretary, is a nuclear physicist who previously headed an energy initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (more...)

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