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U.S. vice-president on goodwill mission in Brussels U.S. vice-president on goodwill mission in Brussels
- February 21, 2017

In his first major global meeting, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told world leaders gathered at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday that his administration will "hold Russian Federation accountable" and that Iran is the "leading state sponsor of terrorism". (more...)
5 reasons you'll want a new Amazon Fire TV Stick 5 reasons you'll want a new Amazon Fire TV Stick
- February 21, 2017

Say "Serenity" and up pops a list of relevant content, both from Amazon and across other third-party services such as Netflix; ask it what the weather's like today and you'll get the same answer you would on the Echo, except that in the case of the Fire TV Stick there's now a visual info card displayed onscreen. (more...)
Nintendo Had NeoGaf User Return Stolen Nintendo Switch Nintendo Had NeoGaf User Return Stolen Nintendo Switch
- February 21, 2017

Guess what? Turns out the console was actually stolen. "Nintendo has the console back and I am personally not in any trouble", they wrote. However the story surrounding that console has taken a darker turn, as Nintendo is now claiming that the Switch was stolen by an "employee of a US distributor". (more...)
Japan's Yanetani takes 1st gold medal at Asian Winter Games
- February 21, 2017

Viet Nam's flag at the Sapporo's Winter Games. The government allowed North Korean athletes and officials to enter the country to take part in the Games despite Japan's entry ban on North Korean citizens. The first gold medal of the Games was won by the host country earlier on Sunday and the medal ceremony was held at the opening ceremony. Choi Min-jeong won the women's 1,500 meters and Park Se-yeong took top honors in the men's 1,500. (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches delayed rocket, nails third ground landing
- February 21, 2017

The closely-held company makes rockets at its headquarters in Hawthorne, California, and has contracts to launch commercial satellites as well as fly missions for NASA and the United States military. In this case, however, SpaceX managed to return the rocket's first stage boosters to Cape Canaveral , providing some dramatic and breathtaking footage to boot. (more...)
Modi tears into BSP, calls it Behenji Sampatti party Modi tears into BSP, calls it Behenji Sampatti party
- February 21, 2017

Ahead of the fourth phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally in Jalaun district's Orai on Monday. "SP and BSP have ignored Bundelkhand over the years and these elections are crucial for Bundelkhand.it just has to decide whether it wants to get rid of SP-BSP", said Modi. (more...)
A Look at the Battery Problem in Samsung's Galaxy Note 7
- February 21, 2017

The news of the update's arrival was announced by AT&T which revealed that it was outed on February 17. The Galaxy S7 will have a build number G930AUCU4BQA6 while the S7 Edge is to receive build number G930AUCU4BQA6. Everything is speculative for now but we will update this feature when the official specs of the S8 Plus are announced. You simply need to navigate to Settings About Device Updates Check for Updates. (more...)
SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral
- February 21, 2017

The Falcon 9 rocket's first-stage booster descends through the clouds. The launch had to be scrubbed Saturday - with only 13 seconds left on the clock before the engines were ignited - when a potential problem with the steering system was detected. (more...)
SpaceX launches 5500 pounds of supplies to International Space Station
- February 21, 2017

After the final space shuttle flight in 2011, NASA decided it needed just one of the pads for its future operations. Falcon 9 was carrying the Dragon spacecraft , which successfully detached from Falcon 9's second stage. 19. That accident forced the company to accelerate a plan to refurbish Launch Complex 39 and get it ready for Saturday's launch. After the crew unloads the Dragon, it will be packed with trash and other items for return to Earth on March 21. (more...)
You nearly certainly need an SD card for your Nintendo Switch You nearly certainly need an SD card for your Nintendo Switch
- February 21, 2017

Nintendo says that the mobile party console will revolutionize the gaming industry, but its library of games will make or break it for the public. With some fairly large downloads ahead of us, that 32 GB just isn't going to be cut it. Animal Crossing games are highly engrossing and addictive, making them ideal for the Switch's mobility. And I am sure it is frustrating that I cant share more details but I am not sure what I can or cant share. (more...)
Colorado's first drive-through pot shop will be in Parachute Colorado's first drive-through pot shop will be in Parachute
- February 21, 2017

Luckily for Tumbleweed Express, they will set up shop in a former auto wash, which offers the unique ability to have a drive-through lane that is still shielded from public view. While the decision to repeal Parachute's ban on marijuana establishments in June 2015 stirred months of controversy, the revenue pot sales has generated is critical to the town. (more...)
SpaceX Plans Saturday Launch
- February 20, 2017

The rocket had blasted off at 9.39 a.m. EST with a Dragon cargo capsule carrying 5,500 pounds of supplies, experiments and other miscellaneous cargo bound for the worldwide space station. NASA says it will take two days for the Dragon to catch up to the space station. The launch was originally scheduled for Saturday but was scrapped just 13 seconds before launch due to a glitch with the rocket engine. (more...)
Samsung's reputation in free fall after exploding phones Samsung's reputation in free fall after exploding phones
- February 20, 2017

In the past three years, Samsung was among the top ten companies in the poll , ranking 3rd in 2015 and 7th in 2016. It goes without saying that the spontaneous combustion of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was a big deal, but rarely do we get an opportunity to see the impact of tech gaffes on public sentiment quantified. (more...)
Partizan Belgrade's Everton Luiz in tears after racist abuse against Rad
- February 20, 2017

Hooliganism has repeatedly marred matches between Partizan and its big Belgrade rival Red Star. "I took 90 minutes of racist abuse and other insults from the terraces and thereafter I found myself in a cauldron of emotionless individuals who charged at me when they should have protected me". (more...)
Health Minister dismisses 'idle speculation' on FG leadership bid Health Minister dismisses 'idle speculation' on FG leadership bid
- February 20, 2017

His spokesman said he would address the issue at the parliamentary party meeting on Wednesday evening and not before. Update 3.48pm: A spokesperson for Leo Varadkar has said that he agrees with the timeline for Enda Kenny's departure set out by Housing Minister Simon Coveney today, RTÉ News has reported. (more...)
China suspends all coal imports from North Korea as tensions mount
- February 20, 2017

But in China, Kim Jong Nam's apparent assassination has triggered a debate about what it means and how to respond. But China started to change its tune in late 2016 when it supported "the toughest and most comprehensive sanctions" against North Korea. (more...)
National Parks offering free entry on Presidents Day National Parks offering free entry on Presidents Day
- February 20, 2017

That includes four national parks right in Texas: Big Bend National Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Guadalupe Mountains National Park and Padre Island National Seashore. (more...)
Chase Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr. to start on Daytona 500 front row
- February 20, 2017

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about racing, marriage...and babies? The last crew chief to win three straight Daytona 500 poles was Elliott's uncle, Ernie Elliott. I certainly would have loved to have gotten a pole, but my boss man is happy. "He's got to be thrilled with having his cars up front". It was his second straight pole for stock auto racing's big event. (more...)
Trial for attempted murder of Turkish president starts
- February 20, 2017

Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest, while three others still on the run are being tried in absentia at the court in the southern city of Mugla. Gulen has condemned the coup attempt and has denied he was involved, although he acknowledged that some supporters may have participated in the uprising. (more...)
Leaked Switch console was stolen, Nintendo reveals
- February 20, 2017

Nintendo has determined these units were stolen in an isolated incident by employees of a USA distributor, with one system being illegally resold. Nintendo is apparently already making headway into the trend with its upcoming hybrid console, as indie titles such as Shovel Knight , The Binding of Isaac , Snipperclips , Yooka-Laylee, Stardew Valley , Rime , and many others have already been revealed to be coming to the Nintendo Switch. (more...)

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