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Trump falsely accuses senator of misrepresenting Gorsuch criticism

Sen. Ben Sasse , R-Neb., said that Gorsuch criticized Trump's attacks in a meeting with him as well. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing the appeal of Mr Trump's executive order on immigration, which temporarily suspends the country's refugee program and bans travel for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Hillary Clinton Trolls President Donald Trump Over Travel Ban Ruling

In an impromptu interview in the West Wing, Trump called the judges' decision "political" and expressed his confidence that he will ultimately win this battle that is likely headed to the Supreme Court. The 3-0 presumably refers to the unanimous ruling, in which all three judges on the panel in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, made a decision to keep the temporary restraining order against Trump's travel ban in place.

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Stargazers prepare for lunar eclipse over Ireland

According to Space.com, that's because the moon will veer so deeply into Earth's penumbral shadow that it will be nearly entirely submerged in shade. Along with the eclipse and full moon, Comet 45P will make its closest approach to the Earth in its orbit.

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Lunar Eclipse 2017 Guide: When, Where & How to See It

Eagle-eyed skywatchers will see a "penumbral" lunar eclipse Friday evening during the full moon . The face of the moon will slowly darken several shades over time as it passes through the penumbra, the more diffuse area on the edge of the shadow cone.

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Elon Musk joins tech companies against Trump's travel ban

Participating technology companies include household names Airbnb , Facebook , Google, Intel , Netflix , Snap and Uber Technologies . Trump's executive order to restrict travel to the United States for citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan caused mass confusion at airports around the world last week.

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Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

Churkin, told reporters after the meeting that it would be "frivolous" to speculate whether the Trump administration would be friendlier than that of President Barack Obama. On Thursday, Republican Sen. An expert on global trade law tells the Fiscal Times that Thursday's exemption is simply fixing an accidental effect of a sanction enacted on FSB by then-President Obama in December.

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The wave of financial deregulation is upon us

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren's regulatory beast is under fire - and rightfully so Democrats paint Trump as hypocrite on Wall Street Trump signs executive orders to loosen Wall Street regs MORE (D-Mass.) said. At least one group is happy about Trump's latest executive orders: Shares of the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF - an index of companies in the financial services industry, including Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, and Bank of America - was up almost 2% as of Friday afternoon.

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Beware, packaging of your favourite fast-food may increase cancer risk

At McDonald's, 19 percent did. For safety reasons, the EPA asked manufacturers to stop making it in the USA, and a year ago, the FDA officially banned it in food packaging used in this country. PIGE can rapidly and inexpensively measure total fluorine in solid-phase samples. The study was funded by the National Science Foundation. However, the new research shows that these compounds still show up in food-contact packaging, including Burger King's.

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AG Bob Ferguson files lawsuit seeking to invalidate Trump's immigration order

Ferguson's lawsuit is broader in scope and seeks to invalidate entire sections of the Executive Order nationwide. Minnesota is joining Washington state as a plaintiff in a lawsuit, filed Monday, that claims Trump's immigration travel ban is illegal.

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Iran warns United States not to 'create new tensions' over missile tests

Flynn said Iran is "feeling emboldened" after eight years of "weak and ineffective" policies by the Obama administration. The placement of the USA flag on the floor is said to be a direct response to the Trump administration's recent executive order halting immigration from Iran and other countries tied to terrorism.

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Apple releases watchOS 3.2 Beta 1 with the new Theater Mode

When the release notes for the watchOS 3.2 developer beta were published last week, there was no indication on when the wearable operating system update will be released. Theater Mode will make sure that its display will be off for the entire time, allowing for apps on the smartwatch to track the wearer's uninterrupted sleep .

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'The Zodiac Age' Gets A Release Schedule

And then there's this slice of art (not an in-game screen), signifying the company's commitment to its Final Fantasy VII remake, originally announced back in June 2015. Finally, Square Enix has confirmed that more content will be added to the Moogle Chocobo Carnival on February 2, with additional activities to partake in before it shuts down for good later this month.

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MacBook Pro with Touch Bar banned from bar exam in multiple states

Once disabled, the Touch Bar of the MacBook Pro will only show the standard system functions like media controls. The company, in its official blog post, has stated that the Touch Bar will display predictive text while a student is taking the exam.

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Mexico says Israeli PM should apologize for wall support

Peña Nieto was initially scheduled to meet with Trump next Tuesday in what would have been the duo's first bilateral meeting since the new USA administration took office. Within a few days after Trump became officially president, Israel announced approval to build thousands of new settlement units in the West Bank, a decision which was slammed by the United Nations and several global bodies.

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Google-overlord Alphabet's stiff growth fails to satisfy investors

Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company. Alphabet's profits have been driven by a steady increase in advertising revenue especially from mobile devices as well as from YouTube. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a conference call, "Our cloud business is on a terrific upswing".

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Qualcomm can't stop talking about Apple on earnings call

In particular, Apple says that Qualcomm uses monopoly to break FRAND (fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory). Following the end of the first quarter, major legal action was taken against Qualcomm . However, he said, the situation in China and Korea is different from the one with Apple , because handset makers there were withholding payment, while Apple and its partners will pay royalties despite the lawsuits.

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NOAA'S new weather satellite expected to lead to more accurate forecasts

It's easy to understand their excitement, as - quite simply - these images are breathtaking. NOAA plans to announce in May where GOES-16 will be positioned. GO HERE to view the full gallery. Further South, GOES-16 caught a glimpse of storms moving across the northern and southern parts of Argentina. This augmented capability will be invaluable for forecasters, especially when tracking potentially risky storms.

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NASA shares video of what a landing on Pluto might look like

This movie was made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015. "What would it be like to actually land on Pluto?" It took New Horizons almost 10 years to make its trip of 3 billion miles to get there. Given its intense cold and travel time of a minimum of nine years based on the journey New Horizons took, humans will certainly not be travelling to Pluto any time soon.

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Theresa May States She has "faith" in Trident following Failed Test

The Sunday Times quoted a senior naval source as saying there was a "major panic at the highest level of government and the military" after the "disastrous failure". In June a year ago, the submarine docked at Port Canaveral in Florida, the U.S. base employed by the Royal Navy for final checks, before launching an unarmed Trident missile into the so-called " Eastern firing range " off the west coast of Africa.

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Huge ALIEN BREAKTHROUGH as mysterious WOLF 1061c planet investigated

Kane said. "I'm not holding my breath that we'll ever find evidence of life on Wolf 1061c, but the fact that there's a roughly Earth-like planet in the habitable zone of a star so close to our own solar system is a good omen as we continue our search for life on other planets", Vakoch said.

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Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Generally, as in this study, research seems to show that if you get plenty of moderate to vigorous physical exercise, the amount of time you spend sitting or lying down doesn't make much difference. The new findings, in detail, have been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology . Although shortened telomeres have been linked to certain diseases, everyone's telomeres shorten over time.

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Russian Federation aims to fix relations that 'fell apart'

Gudkov, who has spent recent years criticizing Putin's hold on power, posited that the reason for Trump's popularity is "how interesting honest and competitive elections and their unpredictability are". While many Americans blame alleged Kremlin hacking in part for Trump's historic upset, popular expectations in Russian Federation have never been higher for an incoming administration.

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Trump suspends FHA insurance premium reductions

For loans that exceed $625,500, a percentage point decrease of 0.45 applies. The order will have the immediate effect of increasing the amount that most non-wealthy homeowners must contribute to the Federal Housing Authority's insurance program.

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Global temperature hits record high for third year in a row

Overall, the year was 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit (0.99 degree Celsius) warmer than the mean for the entire 20 century. This makes 2016 the third year in a row to set a new record for the global average surface temperatures. As for our home planet, the global temperature average was the highest since 1880, according to NOAA's announcement on Wednesday. NOAA calculated that last year was the warmest year on record in the oceans, the Arctic and North America.

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Earth sets hottest year record for third-straight time

In 2016, the average surface temperatures was recorded at 1.1C higher the levels recorded before the industrial revolution, when the large-scale burning of fossil fuel commenced. Average ocean and land surface temperatures both set standalone records. With Trump poised to take office on Friday, the world will be watching to see how his administration plans to tackle the critical challenge of climate change.