• Giant Snowballs Delight Locals In Siberia
Giant Snowballs Delight Locals In Siberia

The orbs ranged from the size of tennis balls to yoga balls (three feet!), according to the BBC . It was this sort of ice that washed over a beach in Nyda, Russia, just off an inlet of the Kara Sea. "Its pieces were rolling over in the west sand, and turned into these balls". A rare combination of factors such as sludge and slob ice, strong wind...

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  • Google Home is promising, but still a work in progress
Google Home is promising, but still a work in progress

You'll also be able to sort skills that have been released in the past 7, 30, or 90 days. In the Facebook video, you can clearly see the animatronic fish responding to Alexa's wake word and moving its mouth in sync with her commands .

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  • Final NBC/WSJ Poll: Clinton Holds a Four-Point National Lead Over Trump
Final NBC/WSJ Poll: Clinton Holds a Four-Point National Lead Over Trump

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been leading in Pennsylvania by as many as six percentage points, but a Harper Poll released Sunday showed the race a dead heat. On all five attributes measured, white college-educated women prefer Clinton to Trump, and are more likely to say so than voters overall. At a rally on Saturday night in Reno, N...

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  • Eiffel Tower lit green in honor of Paris climate change deal
Eiffel Tower lit green in honor of Paris climate change deal

But there was another step before the Paris treaty could take effect - at least 55 countries accounting for at least 55 percent of global emissions needed to ratify the deal. Landmark climate agreement goes into effectThe historic Paris Agreement on climate change comes into force today with 195 nations signing a deal to halt global warming.

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  • Hundreds of firefighters battle bushfires near Sydney
Hundreds of firefighters battle bushfires near Sydney

A 17-year-old and a 21-year-old man were arrested nearby but released without charge. The fire burnt out an acre of bushland and the boys were detained by locals before they were arrested, but police say "it is not believed they had malicious intent".

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  • Paris climate change deal becomes international law
Paris climate change deal becomes international law

But past year in Paris the country adopted a more constructive attitude to climate talks, and has submitted a climate action plan that will oversee a diversification of its economy away from oil and towards cleaner sources of income. Central to the agenda is securing the agreed $100 billion in climate finance for developing countries. The Paris...

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  • Obama worries black vote is not solid enough for Clinton
Obama worries black vote is not solid enough for Clinton

But when a woman does it suddenly we're like 'Why's she doing that?'" Obama said . Obama made similar comments in a friendly interview that aired Monday with late-night host Samantha Bee. He has two Florida rallies Thursday , in Jacksonville and Miami, and he plans to return to the state Sunday, visiting Orlando on the final day of early ...

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  • Garth Brooks wins Entertainer of the Year at CMAs
Garth Brooks wins Entertainer of the Year at CMAs

Beyonce and the Dixie Chicks shared the stage performing " Daddy Lessons ", from Queen Bey's "Lemonade" album. "It's an exciting time in country music", he added. She was on hand to present the Entertainer of the Year Award to Garth Brooks, a prize she nabbed in 2009 and 2011. Paisley strummed the guitar while they poked fun at the election and...

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  • Would You Like To See A Bendable iPhone In Future?
Would You Like To See A Bendable iPhone In Future?

Rather than referring to this concept as a generig "electronic device", the patent explicitly uses the Apple moniker and shows several drawings of the curent design, including the home button. The conductive carbon nanotubes would be enclosed between plastic polymer layers, and would be patterned to create signal paths so that they'd be useful be...

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  • Samsung announces details of recall program for washers that present injury risk
Samsung announces details of recall program for washers that present injury risk

Samsung Electronics and federal regulators announced the recall on Friday after reports that the lids of the machines can pop off violently while the laundry is spinning, posing an injury risk. Australian authorities a year ago called that problem "a major safety failure", after receiving complaints that the company was offering repairs but not a...

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  • Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report
Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report

At least two confidential informants from other public-corruption investigations had provided details about the Clinton Foundation to the FBI, these people said. But according to the sources Fox News spoke with this week, Comey should have said that there was an "almost certainty" that several foreign intelligence agencies had hacked into the ser...

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  • Musk Says Tesla Merger With SolarCity Is A No Brainer
Musk Says Tesla Merger With SolarCity Is A No Brainer

The innovative car-maker released further details about the acquisition on Tuesday, including assurances over SolarCity's finances, which have been questioned by critics. We believe the merger creates a large opportunity for cross-selling products, and should reduce customer acquisition costs for SolarCity and Tesla .

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  • Stocks are mixed, holding steady after 7 days of losses
Stocks are mixed, holding steady after 7 days of losses

Tensions were aggravated by media reports that some agents at the FBI had wanted to press ahead with an investigation of the Clinton Foundation, but senior officials at the agency and at the Justice Department did not think much of the evidence.

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  • Mars rover could one day 'sniff' out life on red planet
Mars rover could one day 'sniff' out life on red planet

The instrument, which has been developed by NASA technologist Branimir Blagojevic and his team, is inspired by a sensor being used by the USA military now to detect potentially unsafe toxins and chemicals in the air. In a proposal , Blagojevic and his colleagues suggest the system would be useful for the potential Icebreaker Life mission, in which...

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  • Current and future Tesla models to get new Autopilot system
Current and future Tesla models to get new Autopilot system

A Tesla vehicle will drive in fully autonomous mode from LA to New York City by the end of 2017, company CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday during a press call. This system will provide a view of the cars surrounding that the driver alone can not see. Tesla Motors has announced all vehicles in production will be equipped with self-driving capabilit...

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  • Businesses urged to get ready for 12-sided pound coin
Businesses urged to get ready for 12-sided pound coin

As we get used to it, the Royal Mint will begin to withdraw the old £1 coin from circulation, until it has completely vanished. Cash-handling firms and those that operate vending machines have been directed to a website to help guide them through the transition as part of a campaign.

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  • Aleppo aid deliveries yet to take place, despite ceasefire
Aleppo aid deliveries yet to take place, despite ceasefire

The Syrian army and Russian Federation have called on residents and rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo to leave the city through designated corridors and depart for other insurgent-held districts under a promise of safe travel, but very few rebels or civilians appear to have left.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation reviewing Manafort's foreign ties
Federal Bureau of Investigation reviewing Manafort's foreign ties

The computer logs in question, these cyber-security experts said, suggested that Trump and Alfa had configured something like a digital hotline connecting the two entities, shutting out the rest of the world, and created to obscure its own existence.

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  • Uber updates app so that customers can set destination to a person
Uber updates app so that customers can set destination to a person

That's in a way Uber realizing that when someone requests a ride, the whole point is that they have a destination in mind and would rather tell Uber where to take them upfront instead of telling it where to pick them up. Connect your calendar, and Uber will automatically turn meetings and appointments into shortcuts . The news has brought ...

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  • Moon Helped Earth Turn Right-Side Up, Study Suggests
Moon Helped Earth Turn Right-Side Up, Study Suggests

The high-energy impact would have melted the collider and the Earth and mixed them together, explaining how the planet and the moon could condense from the same swirl of material and take on the same chemical signatures. Sarah Stewart , from the University of California, Davis . Not only did tides slow down the Earth and the moon and push the moon...

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