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Mets Bringing Back Jose Reyes on One-Year Deal

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Asdrubal Cabrera, who can also play second base, is penciled in as the team's third baseman, but could also shift across the diamond pending another addition. Wilpon, who has rarely spoken on the record about payroll, said that there "are different ways to get there", meaning success on the field. But the bottom line was that they needed some help at second base. Read More »

U.S. would support reunified Korean Peninsula - without nukes, State Department says

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South Korean intelligence sources reportedly said he defected immediately after the accident . NPR's Bill Chappell says , " South Korea's athletes have previously marched alongside their North Korean counterparts at several Olympics , including the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics in Sydney and Athens, respectively, as well as the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin". Read More »

CNN pulls plug on Casey Neistat's Millennial-bait Beme

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The cable news channel will now absorb Neistat's brand and various products into CNN digital. But now Beme , which CNN had hoped to fashion into an independently operated daily online news program, is effectively shutting down. Hackett says that channel will continue under CNN's digital studios. CNN's grand ambitions, built around a YouTube personality whom CNN head Jeff Zucker learned about through his teenaged son, failed to materialize. Read More »

Monster Hunter World Xbox One Preload Problems & Workarounds

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Street Fighter V: AE is available now on PC and PS4. Part of London has been transformed into a hunting lodge to mark the launch of the latest chapter in the Monster Hunter video game series. Beginning tomorrow, January 26, PS4 players will be able to embark on the first part of the Horizon Zero Dawn event quest. This armor set is a reward from the limited time quest, and it decks your Palico out to look just like the mini robot dinosaurs from Horizon . Read More »

Coral reefs inundated with billions of pieces of plastic

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More than 11 billion items of plastic were found on a third of coral reefs surveyed in the Asia-Pacific region. That figure could increase 40-percent over the next several years if something isn't done. "The country's estimated amount of mismanaged plastics - so the way they deal with their plastic waste - was a strong predictor of how much we would see on the reef", said Dr Lamb. Read More »

UK's sandwich obsession produces as much Carbon dioxide as EIGHT million cars

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And so, the researchers came to the conclusion that the most carbon-intensive variety is a sandwich popular with many in the United Kingdom and Ireland: the breakfast roll. According to their study in the journal Sustainable Production and Consumption , homemade sandwiches have half the impact of ready-made sandwiches, so it is better for the environment to make your own lunch. Read More »

Brewers sign former Kansas City Royal Lorenzo Cain

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Ssecond baseman Dee Gordon , right fielder Giancarlo Stanton and left fielder Marcell Ozuna were traded for prospects and salary relief last month. Yelich hit.282 last season with 18 home runs and 81 RBI in 156 games for the Marlins . Although the Brewers had to give up two top 100 prospects according to MLB .com, it's a move that will pay off this season and beyond. Read More »

(INTC) EVP Sells $98332.65 in Stock

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During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.80 EPS. research analysts forecast that Intel Co. will post 3.25 earnings per share for the current year. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. increased its position in shares of Intel by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $31.43 million activity. Read More »

Xbox - February 2018 Games with Gold

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On Xbox 360 , starting February 1st, Split/Second ($19.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through February 15th. The only real downside is that Crazy Taxi on Xbox 360 and PS3 lost its original soundtrack in the transition to HD. Read More »

Trump Administration: End NASA Funding for ISS by 2025

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Though Congress ultimately has final approval on the decision, the proposal itself spells bad news for NASA's worldwide partners and investors, as it sends a sign that the program lacks the government's full support. The event marked the 206th spacewalk conducted by ISS astronauts in support of the station's assembly and maintenance. It is, as the report notes, a major hub of activity and research with regards to conducting experiments in microgravity as well as studying about the human body ... Read More »

Who's your art doppelganger? Google app's popular feature comes to Canada

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The app's new feature is actually rather simple. The app now allows Canadian users to upload selfies and, after a lightning-quick scan through the annals of art, offers users a selection of artwork doppelgangers. Google says that the selfies are not being used to train machine learning programs, build a database of faces or for any other goal. "Looking at the success in the U.S, we are excited to roll this feature to other countries, including India", the spokesperson said. Read More »

Guerrero State Bears The Highest Murder Rate in Mexico

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It is also nearly 2,000 more than the previous high recorded in 2011 when the war on drugs initiated by former president Felipe Calderón reached its peak. Mexico witnessed almost 30,000 murders last year, making it the deadliest year since the government started recording figures in the 1990s, the Mexican Interior Ministry reported on Sunday. Read More »

Sony's Next Flagship Smartphone Might Ditch the 3.5mm Audio Jack

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No other features show up on the listing and it's similarly unclear if the phone has a 16:9 aspect ratio or the 18:9 aspect ratio found on phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the LG V30. Some other reports suggest that the new Sony smartphone would feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Chipset for the first time. This would be Sony's first smartphone to launch without a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Read More »

The Super Blue Blood Moon

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Supermoon, blue moon, red Moon: what is it? During next week's eclipse the moon will appear larger than normal because it will be at perigee, its closest approach to Earth in a single orbit, Mr Saran said. The second (mid-July to mid-August) begins and ends with partial solar eclipses framing a total lunar, though none are visible from Idaho. "For the continental US, the viewing will be best in the West", said Gordon Johnston, program executive and lunar blogger "Set your alarm early and ... Read More »

BMW 8 Series teased

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They, in conjunction with two leaked photos of the vehicle, reveal that the design has been significantly toned down from the Concept 8 Series that was revealed in 2017. The 8 Series has already undergone a lot of testing in race form too, with the BMW M8 GTE having completed endurance testing at Germany's Lausitzring. Read More »

Facebook To Ask Users What News Organizations They Trust

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While many opt to read our stories on our home page or from our email newsletters , we want to continue to make our news available on Facebook for those who prefer it. Use the instructions below to prioritize VTDigger posts in your News Feed. You've likely noticed a recent change in the content seen on your Facebook feed. Read More »

Gen Hyundai Santa Fe teased ahead of Geneva debut

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Expect the Indian debut of the new Santa Fe once the SUV goes on sale in global markets. Hyundai's styling has been growing more assertive as of late, but the family-minded Santa Fe will nearly certainly avoid the audacious look of the brand's new Kona subcompact CUV and Nexo fuel-cell vehicle in favor of something more mainstream. Read More »

Nintendo will pull the plug on 'Miitomo' in May

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Nintendo hasn't said why it's shutting down Miitomo , but the app - a sort of makeshift social network that lets you quiz your friends on their favourite kind of bread - hasn't seen much love in a while. Finally, although you will be able to transfer Mii characters to your Nintendo Account by linking it to Miitomo , their personality and other info will not be saved. Read More »

Idea Cellular Q3 Net Loss Widens To Rs 1,284 Crore

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) more than halved interconnect usage charges - fees carriers pay each other for calls from one network to the other - effective from October 1, 2017. "The worldwide IUC rate drop only benefits the foreign operators, with no commensurate benefit to Indian consumers but with significant foreign exchange and revenue loss to the Indian exchequer", the statement added. Read More »

Deepike Padukone gets emotional ahead of Padmaavat release

I am extremely overwhelmed and extremely emotional. Acclaimed critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh said: "There has been a tremendous curiosity to watch Padmaavat and I am sure the film will be a huge success at the Box Office". "I am extremely overwhelmed and emotional right now". Despite Supreme Court's nod to the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat , the fringe outfits refuse to back down and several acts of vandalism and arson have been committed in various ... Read More »

Nintendo to shut down Miitomo in May

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They will also issue a refund of paid for but unused Miitomo coins after the service is terminated in accordance with laws and ordinances. You will no longer be able to use any of the app's features. If you want to save any Miifotos, you must save them to your smart device before Wednesday 9th May 2018 12:00 AM (PDT). Keep in mind that you will not be able to view Miifotos, including those shared to social media channels, but you can save them directly on your smartphone before May 9. Read More »

Uber CEO eyes 'responsible growth,' seeks fresh start in Germany

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Uber is now providing four billion rides a year globally. Khosrowshahi, who joined the pioneer of ride-hailing services last August, has pledged to make a clean break with the US company's past practices. It now offers rides with licensed taxi drivers in Berlin and Munich but is a small player in the country's taxi market. "And I think the vehicle and service are two different things so we have to bring much more fidelity into our system and we are very, very early on that path", he said. Read More »

Tesla CEO will only be paid if firm meets goals

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Operational Milestones: To meet the operational milestones, Tesla must meet a set of escalating Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA targets (the only adjustment to EBITDA is for stock-based compensation). He also runs the private space firm SpaceX . Each of the tranches will vest only if the market milestone is met. The deal ties his salary for performance and profit. Read More »

Men: Logan receives a major Oscar nomination

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Sure, the impressive work done by Scott Frank , James Mangold , and Michael Green on their collaborative script was a victory in and of itself, with the standard talk of the film becoming an outside contender for the Oscars following close to the film's release in theaters. Read More »

Rocket Lab puts disco ball into orbit

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Of course, Rocket Lab will need to wait for actual sightings of the satellite from the ground in order to confirm that it's working as expected. The glittering sphere, built from 65 reflective panels, resembles a disco ball in that it spins shooting off refractions of the sun's light. Read More »

Analyst Activity - Canaccord Genuity Reiterates Buy on Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

The stock increased 2.65% or $35.23 during the last trading session, reaching $1362.54. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,126.27, for a total transaction of $612,690.88. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 23 with "Buy". The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight" on Monday, October 12. Read More »

Flipkart, Amazon want you to buy a new smartphone

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The e-commerce giant has also offered discounts on LED TV's. The former has the same price on Amazon as well, while the latter is not discounted on Flipkart's rival platform . The device features a dual camera setup, Kirin 970 processor and a 5.99 inch FullHD display with a near bezel-less 18:9 display. Amazon has also offered huge discounts on various items from 21 to 24 January. Read More »

Fitbit will end support for Pebble smartwatches in June

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With that in mind, Fitbit is extending its support of the Pebble smartwatch ecosystem for six more months, to June 30, 2018. Do note that you'll need a valid Pebble serial number to redeem the offer. Pebble, largely credited with jumpstarting the modern smartwatch movement, rose to fame in 2012 with its first Kickstarter project. Owners of a Pebble smartwatch who purchased the device after December 2016 or did not register to receive FItbit's marketing communications, should register for ... Read More »

Nokia 8 gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta update

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Nokia 8 is the first in the series to receive Android 8 .1 Oreo update . All of these are made possible by the Nokia phones beta labs program for Android 8.0 Oreo that launched in October past year. After registering with IMEI number and other details, Nokia 8 users will get Android 8.0 Oreo software update notification within hours of registration. Read More »

BioWare are "hard at work" on a new Dragon Age game

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Anthem looks to have been pushed to 2019, according to a recent report from Kotaku . Those who have been eagerly awaiting Bioware's upcoming Anthem since it's E3 trailer may want to pace themselves a bit, as it looks like the game's release has been delayed to 2019. Read More »

Qualcomm receives $1.2 billion fine for violating European Union antitrust rules

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This meant that Qualcomm's rivals were denied the possibility to compete effectively for Apple's significant business, no matter how good their products were. Qualcomm's practices are thought to have helped contribute to a 90% market share of the chip market, according to the report, an industry that typically has high barriers to entry due to R&D costs. Read More »

Plex VR Now Available On Google Daydream

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Today we're incredibly excited to announce Plex VR on Daydream . Plex VR is available for free , although for now, it's only out on Daydream VR headsets . You can grab the individual artwork cards for movies and shows and "stack" them on the couch next to you for fast access. The first asterisk in that list relates to the fact that the shared video watching functionality of Plex relies on you having a paid Plex Pass subscription, which will also grant you access to the optional ... Read More »