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Donald Trump Losing On Purpose? Aaron Carter Joins List of People Who No Longer Support Republican

Many celebrities are withdrawing their support from presidential candidate Donald Trump after the Washington Post released a video of the Republican making explicit and offensive comments about women. One of the celebrities that have withdrawn their support is singer Aaron Carter.
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Following an emergency decision to move to Amazon Web Services, Iceland’s Wow Air has wholeheartedly bought into the cloud
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A young woman in analytics contacted me about her plans to organize a conference for women in analytics. Here’s what I told her.
The new Panther drone by Advanced Tactics can fly, land on the street and drive up to your doorstep to deliver package. It can lift up to 10 pounds (4.5kg) and operate autonomously.
For its journey to Mars, NASA is looking into building a spaceport orbiting the moon that would serve as a gateway to deep space and the lunar surface, the agency announced this week.
Mars has thin air that is mostly made of carbon dioxide, but its atmosphere wasn’t always so inhospitable. Experts say what’s there now only represents about a third of the atmosphere it used to have
Uber is set to let riders change their pickup point if they request a car from the wrong place. Prior to the announcement, riders would have to cancel the trip and start from the beginning.
Among the changes in an iPhone software update Apple Inc. released this week: a fix aimed at preventing cyberattacks on 911 centers in the U.S.
When the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone finally goes on sale in April, the new flagship smartphone will also be available at a place that might initially seem surprising: the Microsoft Store. Read: M
The International Space Station is hitting the end of its career. It’s expected to last at least until the 2020s, but once it’s retired we’ll need a replacement. Luckily, NASA is already working on
Ark: Survival Evolved update v256 will go live on PC in a few hours, and Studio Wildcard has revealed the patch notes to prove it. Currently, everything is set to release early Friday morning on the
SpaceX is set to launch its first recycled rocket with a satellite on top
Technically speaking, the capabilities of the new chips are similar to previous generation offerings, but these new Intel Xeon E3-1200 v6 processors are based on Intel’s most recent “Kaby Lake” archit
So if you’re a developer or an IT pro or simply want to get into the industry with an eye towards making some serious money, where do you go? Where are salaries the highest in the realm of tech? We l
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey is departing from Facebook, the virtual reality firm’s parent company, after three years under the umbrella of the social network, according to a report from UploadVR
Why wait until November for great deals? Spring Black Friday is a thing at Home Depot, and it starts today.        
A slew of GoFundMe campaigns are trying to raise money to buy lawmakers' web histories and publish them for the entire world to see. Video provided by Newsy        
Failing eyesight, poor digestion, bad teeth, limbs no longer so limber: With captive giant pandas living longer than ever, the list of their physical and even emotional needs is growing.
Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough were meant to be installing debris shields on the ISS.
Speaking at an Arctic forum in northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk, Putin also said Russia's shipping and energy projects in the Arctic were guided
P4nyh0f and Sintolol have been banned from the Hearthstone Global Games and it had nothing to do with Forsen. A statement released by Blizzard today says: “In the light of recent, inappropriate, and
The Japanese government Friday eased evacuation orders for towns not seriously contaminated by the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. The government lifted evacuation orders for par
Facebook Stories brings some of Snapchat's key features to Facebook's main app. Can the new feature replace Snap's once revolutionary disappearing photo service? Video provided by TheStreet  &#
When it's finished it'll be the biggest, most powerful telescope ever launched into space. See how the new gadget NASA's calling Hubble's 'scientific successor' is coming together.
Since Washington and Oregon legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, businesses that grew and sold marijuana in those states have operated in a kind of legal limbo: they distributed products that we
With Tax Day in the U.S. just around the corner and falling on April 18, measures and tips to reduce filing stress can certainly help. As it can with accountants taking proactive steps to improve syst
A major free update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools and game-broadcasting capabilities.
New research rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic structure.
A future digital workplace should be easy for teams and groups to organize rapidly to work together, share and analyze data from many sources, with support from AI decision making tools. Is that too m
With Arsenal's 2017-18 Champions League hopes in serious jeopardy, calls for a new manager appear to be growing after 21 years under Arsene Wenger. The Gunners remain in FA Cup contention but are cur
Black Widow pretty much always manages to keep her cool, and a talking tree isn’t going to change that. Scarlett Johansson was asked about “Avengers: Infinity War” recently, and she teased that Natas
Start-ups are heading to the heartland and South        
America's biggest tech companies are remaking the internet through artificial intelligence—and they're looking north to Canada to advance AI itself. The post For Google, the AI Talent Race Leads Stra
Investigators working with NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft found Mars has slowly lost its argon and other gases as a result of ‘sputtering.’ Over billions of years, it's lost nearly all of its atmosphere.

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Mater Dei is hosting Special Games Outreach

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In move described by opposition as a 'coup,' Venezuela Supreme Court says it can take over Congress' powers

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Nasdaq hits a new all-time high as stocks rise

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For more than 800 years, the leaning minaret of Great Nuri Mosque had called Muslims to prayer. A beloved landmark in west Mosul, its nickname, the Hunchback, has become synonymous with what was o
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