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China is building a solar power plant shaped like a panda

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If governments are anxious that there isn't enough public enthusiasm for investment in renewable energy , then may we suggest turning solar plants into cute furry animals? The world's first power plant that's shaped like a panda is officially on the grid in China, and it's probably one of the cutest places on the planet. Read More »

Maddow warns other media of fake NSA documents

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She explained that most who are in a position to authenticate it would refuse to even look at the document by chance that it might be real and might be improperly disclosed because their own classification level prevents them from even looking at something. Read More »

Senate Report: 'Avalanche' of Media Leaks Hurting National Security

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According to the report , the Trump Administration has seen on average a leak a day-125 stories based on leaks-with the majority (78) related to the probe into Russian interference in the US presidential election. However, the report concluded that "no single law governs unauthorized disclosures", though it cited possible violations of the U.S. Espionage Act, which could bring maximum penalties of 10 years in prison. Read More »

She will be Ms.-ed: feminist champion Sheila Michaels dies aged 78

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The term wasn't invented by her; it was "arcane knowledge", but she popularized it. "We chose "Ms.' because it could be explained and justified - since "Mister" or 'Mr.' doesn't communicate a man's marital status, why should women carry 'Miss" or 'Mrs.' as if to advertise their availability as mates?" In 1961, Michaels saw the typo "Ms." on a radical newsletter addressed to her roommate and believed it offered women the potential of not being defined by marriage. Read More »

Ozil relishing link-up with Lacazette; hints at Arsenal stay

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When he was fit to play, the striker never went more than two matches without scoring in Ligue 1 during the 2016/17 campaign, such are his emphatic net-finding capabilities. Coquelin joined Arsenal as a 17-year-old in 2008 from Stade Lavallois. Defender Mathieu Debuchy and Kieran Gibbs have both been linked with moves away, along with Spanish forward Lucas Perez and French striker Olivier Giroud, who is said to be wanted by both Everton and West Ham. Read More »

Eminem reveals why 50 Cent nearly made him quit rapping

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It's 50 Cent's birthday today (July 6), and one of his famous friends took a moment to share a very special birthday message. The birthday boy was all too happy to post the video of Eminem good-naturedly calling him out. Following the verse, Eminem admitted the surprising news that it made him want to hang up the mic. "His 2013 headline performance was incredible and I can't wait to have him back". Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Buy Rating for Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA)

Needham & Company LLC now has a $23.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. (CARA) is -0.81 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be -0.74 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations. The original version of this piece can be accessed at [[permalink]]. In related news, Director Dean Slagel sold 250,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 29th. Read More »

GOP Senators on Recess Hear About Healthcare

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The country is focused on the debate around repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act . The Senate calendar has members returning to Washington July 10. This will place increased pressure on state budgets, with health care competing with education, higher education, roads and bridges, public safety, and the like, for precious state tax dollars. Read More »

Bouchra Jarrar to Leave Lanvin After Just Two Collections

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This decision is effective as of today. Whether or not Jarrar - who was presented with the insignia of l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres just last week - plans to re-ignite her eponymous brand remains to be confirmed, as does the appointment of her successor. Read More »

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Company insiders own 1.20% of the company's stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in ARMOUR Residential REIT during the fourth quarter worth approximately $3,693,000. (NYSE:ARR) on Monday, November 9 with "Hold" rating . The real estate investment trust reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.07. Read More »

Spider-Man: Homecoming Ticket Sales Are Outpacing Wonder Woman

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Ticket pre-sales are so strong that it is now outpacing that of Wonder Woman . Spider-Man: Homecoming is expected to swing past projections, earning north of $13 million from Thursday night previews. After screenings of Spider-Man: Homecoming , everyone took to Twitter to argue about whether Spider-Man: Homecoming was better than Spider-Man 2, which had previously held the title of consensus-best Spider-Man movie. Read More »

Astros fall to Blue Jays 7-4

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Hinch said. "You look up and down this lineup, the names are real and they can produce". Pursuing youth for its own sake won't get you far, but it's no coincidence that as the Blue Jays have aged, they've become a considerably worse defensive team. Read More »

Lorde Is Taylor Swift's Friend, but She's Not in Her Squad

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Remember when Taylor Swift and Lorde documented their budding BFF relationship on Instagram , with adorable moments like, walks on the beach in Malibu and cooking lessons? Contrary to what most headlines will read today , Lorde did not exactly out herself as a former member of Taylor's squad . Read More »

No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

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The High Court ruled in favour of a public interest litigation against the state for inaction in clearing encroachments on the banks of the Yamuna. The state government had appealed in the Supreme Court challenging the order. The top court, in order, suspended the high court's judgment on the Ganga and Yamuna River. The high court went beyond its jurisdiction in passing the verdict, as no plea was made for declaring the rivers as a living entity. Read More »

Rob Kardashian cuts financial ties with Blac Chyna

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It comes as Rob has apparently cut Blac Chyna off financially, taking back hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewellery, the cars he bought her and is refusing to pay for the rent on her home. "This woman is so disrespectful and I don't care (sic)". He also detailed all of the items he purchased for both Chyna and her mother. His Instagram account was ultimately suspended after he continued to post naked images after the company deleted them. Read More »

Emma Stone Recalls Male Co-Stars Taking Pay Cuts To Even Out Quotes

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The actress is gearing up for the release of her newest film, Battle of the Sexes , for which she portrays tennis player and boundary breaker Billie Jean King. "Just look at the "Baywatch" posters", she says. "Sometimes I feel like we have got a long way to go". We have to be real about the fact that we're in 2017 and everyone's so excited that we put out a superhero movie starring a woman'. Read More »

Man Utd agree to £75m fee with Everton for Lukaku

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The 24-year-old Lukaku will have to finalize personal terms and undergo a medical examination before a transfer can be completed to United, where he would be linking with manager Jose Mourinho for a second time. United and Chelsea have been strongly linked with the same trio of strikers this transfer window, and as United close in on Lukaku, Chelsea will be forced to turn to the remaining two options on their list: Morata and Torino striker Andrea Belotti . Read More »

Andrew Garfield's gay comments stir backlash

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Garfield said in a recent interview : 'I am a gay man right now, just without the physical act'. Speaking during an NT Platform discussion on Monday, Garfield said he prepared for his role in Tony Kushner's Angels in America , in which he plays a gay man battling AIDS in the '80s by watching RuPaul's Drag Race . Read More »

2 gored in Pamplona's first running of the bulls of 2017

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A local man of 46 is described as having been seriously injured after being gored in the back of his thigh and then suffering a head injury as he fell. The three-minute, 850-metre (yard) ritual was immortalised by Ernest Hemingway in the 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". The bulls came from the Cebada Gago ranch, famed as fierce because its animals have caused more injuries in recent years. Read More »

Armed man busted at Trump Tower

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Police said the man was wearing ballistic gear under his shirt when he arrived at the tower, The New York Daily News reported Thursday. He faces several charges and was taken to a hospital for a psychiatric examination. 52-year-old Adames Benitez was carrying two small throwing knives when he was screened by agents at the front screening area at around 4 p.m., authorities said. Read More »

GST Price Impact: Hyundai Reduces Car Prices By 5.9 per cent

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The price cut varies from state to state across the auto range depending on the earlier Value-Added Tax rates. Nissan in India has a portfolio of two brands, Nissan and Datsun. Tata Motors and Renault had on Wednesday announced a reduction in prices. Skoda, Nissa, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki and a host of luxury auto makers have already passed on the benefits of reduction of vehicle prices to its customers and Hyundai now joins that bandwagon. Read More »

Ben Affleck has a new girlfriend

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Ben and Lindsay were spotted hitting the streets of LA yesterday while they seemed to be enjoying a date night. "It's early and they are taking it slow". After the cordial breakup, Affleck and Garner agreed to have joint legal physical and legal custody of their children. Indeed, keeping up with tradition, the exes took their kids to the 4th of July parade in Brentwood, California, over the weekend. Read More »

The Killers announce United Kingdom and Ireland tour, including Belfast date

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The band have announced two Irish dates as part of a massive United Kingdom and Ireland tour later this year. The Killers recently released the video for their dazzling new single, " The Man ", the first taster of the new album. Tickets go on sale Friday 14 July at 9am, with fan club members getting special early access. The video was shot in and around Las Vegas and sees the band collaborate with the award-winning director Tim Mattia for the first time. Read More »

7th Pay Commission notified: Minimum HRA fixed for different city categories

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The Finance Ministry on Thursday notified the list of recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission , along with 34 modifications that were approved by the Cabinet in a meeting held on June 28, 2017. The quantum of allowances paid as a percentage of pay was rationalised by a factor of 0.8. The move will benefit 48 lakh government employees. However, the government has been more generous and decided that these rates will be revised upwards earlier i.e. Read More »