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EPA chief tours toxic East Chicago site

Roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated from the housing complex because of lead contamination. The northwest IN city is now part of a superfund clean-up site after last year's discovery, whic...

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Google's Earth Day Doodle Sends an Urgent Message About Climate Change

This means you can enjoy the outdoors, clean up pollution, or start an initiative that will help preserve the Earth for the next generation. Google also offered conservation tips for Earth Day , re...

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Earth Day provides time to recognize climate change

Earth Day provides time to recognize climate change

It's Climate Change Week at CNN MoneyStream. "We need to exercise governance, oversight, leadership and decision-making in the implementation of the agreement", she added . However, yet again this l...

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Drones capture blue whales feeding off the coast of New Zealand

Drones capture blue whales feeding off the coast of New Zealand

Researchers who captured the rare moment when a blue whale decides to gobble up a patch of krill now hope their drone video will help them better understand the largest animal on Earth. "The whale d...

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Prince collaborator describes 'only regret' on anniversary of performer's death

Prince was found dead at Paisley Park of an accidental painkiller overdose on April 21, 2016. Once mythically hermetic but opened since Prince's death to paid tours, Paisley Park drew fans wh...

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Samsung sees strong demand for Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus despite Note7 fiasco

REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSamsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphone is displayed during a media event in Seoul, South Korea, April 13, 2017. It did not give out details on pricing or launch date for the two ...

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Facebook's new VR cameras let you move within a 360 video

Facebook's new VR cameras let you move within a 360 video

The SDK can be used to capture 30 frames-per-second, 1080p video on less powerful hardware, while still maintaining 90fps frame rates for users who are in VR. There are no poles as in equirectangular ...

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Arctic seas called

Arctic seas called "dead end" for plastic floating from US, Europe

About 8 million tons of plastic floats into the ocean every year and scientists have estimated as much as 110 million tons of plastic trash in the ocean. The team estimated that even larger quanti...

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Apple to go green, use only 100% recycled materials

In its Environmental Responsibility Report , Apple placed its goal for closed-loop supply chain where "one day" the company will only use renewable resources to manufacture its products. In total, ...

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Is Samsung planning dual cameras for the Galaxy Note 8?

Experts said the problem could be attributable to the fact that while traditional LCD panels use red, green, and blue, the Super AMOLED adopted by the Galaxy S8 uses two pixels, red-green and blue-gre...

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Trump to call commander of International Space Station

The special call from Earth to space is to personally congratulate Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Whitson's impressive achievements and prov...

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Trump Assesses China Highly over N. Korean Issue

Vice Minister Han Song Ryol accused Donald Trump of creating a "vicious cycle" of heightened tensions in the region with his tweets, adding that North Korea plans to continue to stockpile nuclear ...

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Trump deported DREAMer and won't explain why, lawsuit says

Trump deported DREAMer and won't explain why, lawsuit says

Federal agents have deported a " Dreamer " to Mexico, possibly the first such documented case under Donald Trump's immigration policies. And deportation proceedings also normally take years, not h...

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North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike

We are watching the situation closely and will not be letting our guard down . "In the case of our super-mighty pre-emptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not onl...

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Samsung expects strong profits thanks to chips, Galaxy S7 phone

With the imminent arrival of the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus, Samsung has recently released a list of specs and feature comparison between the current Galaxy S7 and its soon-to-be-released successor. ...

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Facebook Spaces Beta Launched For Oculus Rift

The app is now available for free on the Oculus Store , though this is the only place it's now available mostly due to its use of the Oculus Rift's Touch Controllers. Virtual reality technology is ...

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Facebook Announces Spaces, VR Hangout App, For Oculus Rift F8 Conference

The bottom line becomes, for Facebook and everyone else who wants skin in this game of VR, AR and probably where most of it will land, MR (Mixed Reality), how " real " does the experience have t...

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Spray from Saturn's moon suggests it could support life

Spray from Saturn's moon suggests it could support life

Molecular hydrogen is a vital part of Earth's oceans system, which microbes turn into methane, and this same process was found to have occurred on Enceladus as well. NASA scientists said huge plumes ...

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Samsung really, really wants you to use Bixby on the Galaxy S8

There was no need for a stand-alone curved-display phone this year round. Samsung the South Korean smartphone maker has finally unveiled its much-awaited flagship, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in the...

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Former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping student captured

The caller indicated that 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas and her former teacher, 50-year-old Tad Cummins , may have been living in the cabin for a week-and-a-half, Devine said . "This is, and was, n...

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CIBC Trims Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) Target Price to $21.00

FBN Securities reiterated a buy rating on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. Finally, CIBC reduced their price objective on shares of Hewlett...

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Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

For now, though, the president will settle for changes he can make with the stroke of a pen. A White House official said on Thursday that Trump will issue an executive order directing the Treasury o...

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Trump says DREAMers should 'rest easy' about his immigration policy

Trump says DREAMers should 'rest easy' about his immigration policy

He would not provide details but asserted the cuts for Americans would be "bigger, I believe, than any tax cut ever". Trump has put forward similar assurances before, telling ABC News days after h...

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Nintendo Switch Wins March NPD; Legend of Zelda Had 102% Attach Rate

The company sold over 906,000 Switches in the USA in March. The Nintendo Switch is selling fast and breaking records at Nintendo. Selling more than 906,000 units in the United States in March, t...

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Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

He was of the view that the JIT would accomplish its work only if Nawaz Sharif would not stay as PM. Meanwhile, Imran's party hoped that Sharif will be disqualified after the Supreme Court's verdi...

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Galaxy S8 pre-orders said to exceed S7

There aren't many details beyond that, but the site says Samsung's codename for the phone variant is "Cruiser", which at the very least sounds kind of tough. While the dates were announced a while a...

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Erdogan's narrow victory lays bare Turkey's divisions

Erdogan's narrow victory lays bare Turkey's divisions

Investigators in Turkey and elsewhere believe sarin gas was used in the attack. Turkey's opposition parties have the right to file objections to the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding pre...

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Centrist Macron talks France's future with Obama

Centrist Macron talks France's future with Obama

The Euro steadied against the US Dollar and held below the recently struck 3-week peak as the first round of the French presidential voting nears. "Because you never know, it might be that last day of...

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VP Pence to North Korea: "The Sword Stands Ready"

Otherwise it risks its alliance with South Korea and Japan. North Korea warns it is prepared for war if the United States takes action to stop its ballistic missile program. "We fully support the ...

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Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

Both Collins and d'Arnaud said they didn't believe the injury was serious, though d'Arnaud is sure to get the day off Thursday with RHP Noah Syndergaard on the mound. Duda is slashing.238/.360/.571 wi...

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