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A breathless nation awaits the birth of a giraffe

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While many have been anxiously watching a live video stream of a pregnant giraffe in a NY zoo, a baby giraffe was quietly born at the Denver Zoo. At birth, the calf measured 5 feet tall and weighed 73 pounds, which is on the smaller...
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1800 unionized Boeing employees accept buyouts

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Further job cuts are expected through the year.Boeing’s mechanics union, the touch work that manufactures planes close Seattle, said in regards to 1,575 specialists had taken intentional cutbacks by the due date in February. Boeing informed employees in December that it would seek buyouts as...
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Solar Probe Plus Mission by NASA Starting to Heat Up

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to send its first robotic spacecraft to the Sun in 2018.We live in the sun’s atmosphere! Over the next several years successive Venus gravity assist (VGA) maneuvers gradually lower the perihelia to ~9.5 RS, by far the...
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MWC 2017; MediaTek Helio X30 SoC details revealed

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The new SoC needs 50 percent less lower but offers 35 percent performance boost compared to the older Helio X20 SoC.The Helio X30 is one of the world’s first processors made using a 10-nanometer process, the most advanced technology now available, MediaTek said in a...
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Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

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The Miix 320 will be available in April, at a starting price of $199.99. At only US$200, it seems like a full-desktop software alternative to Chromebooks.The two devices are available with an optional stylus taking advantage of Windows Ink, and integrate a battery that can...
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German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists

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The video shows Kantner sitting in a grassy clearing and saying “Now he kill me” shortly before a masked militant beheads him with a curved knife.Kantner’s deadline for ransom had expired on Sunday, according to SITE. The southern portion of the Philippines has recently been...
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1st Test, Day 1: Australian openers dominate opening session

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As Smith came out to bat, Renshaw raced out to meet him and chatted with his skipper before attempting to run off the field.Unfancied Australian spin bowler Steve O’Keefe has quietened fierce critic Shane Warne. “They exploited it better than us”. I would say we...
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