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by | March 20, 2017 | 11:07

Meteorologists start spring after the coldest 90 days of the year, so we began it on March 1st. Indeed, freakishly warm February was the second-hottest on record around the world. It is an old custom that dates back to 4,000 years ago. The word equinox is derived from two Latin words: aequus (equal) and nox (night), according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:02

What the budget reflects is what Trump said on the campaign trail. "In this sense, this budget ignores the 70 percent of spending that is responsible for 90 percent of spending growth over the next decade and tells us nothing about how the Administration will address the nation's unsustainably rising national debt".

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:51

The Dragon capsule - the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth - remained docked with the ISS for almost a month after delivering more than two tonnes of food, water and scientific equipment for NASA on February 23.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:09

KitGuru Says: I was lucky and managed to grab one of the last Nintendo Switch consoles from NIntendo's United Kingdom store on launch weekend. That certainly bodes well for the system's fortunes, especially considering the company's previous home console, Wii U, managed to sell a little over 13.5 million units throughout its entire life.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:46

Adele brought the male couple Chris and Wade onto the stage during the show, not expecting for the proposal to unfold. Love was in the air at Adele's Melbourne show last night. "Gimmie a beat!" she said, trying to emulate her idol's moves, and adorably failing. The 28-year-old superstar chatted with the audience for nearly five minutes after performing Sweetest Devotion as her team hurriedly tried to fix the issue.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:07

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has called it a "hard power budget" which is, I think, the name of an exercise program where you eat only what you can catch, pump up your guns and then punch the impoverished in the face.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:50

This was after three National Basketball Association players, including Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, had said the same. Now, we can count Shaquille O'Neal among them. Now, he's not the first-Wilson Chandler and Draymond Green both said Kyrie had a point-but he's the most shocking player to hop on board. According to Green, NASA was doctoring space photos that showed the Earth as a sphere.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:31

It's worth remembering that Trump's proposal is only a partial picture of the budget , says Jones, "it only applies to a quarter of federal spending". The budget starts with the ludicrous, politicised lie that former US-president Barack Obama has slashed military spending, reducing U.S. forces to unsafe levels.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:14

But some Republicans are still pushing back. Conservative Republicans , in particular, have demanded changes to the measure in exchange for their support. Trymp said the unspecified changes were "frankly very little". The Republican health care plan can only afford to lose two votes in the Senate, and with as many as 18 senators expressing reservations about the bill, several GOP lawmakers have warned that it can't pass without serious modifications.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:56

But now iPhone SE which is said to be an mid-range entrant mobile from Apple got a huge price cut and available at Rs 19999 which is the lowest till now. The important point to note is that the Rs 5,000 cash back is applicable on credit cards and debit cards from various banks. The only caveat is that this offer is limited only to the card purchases.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:49

However, the game does look pretty good in many cases and the animations should not be the be-all-end-all factor in your decision to purchase the game. Of course, some of Ralph's braindead followers sent said former employee vile messages , which prompted a response from BioWare. Members of EA's gaming platforms - EA Access (Xbox One) and EA Origin (PC), will be able to start playing the game right now.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:02

This movie is not flawless but still magical enough to delight you with a new version of the classic that, for the most part, sticks very closely to that one tale that is as old as time. Emma Watson is a seamless Belle and plays the role exquisitely. "I thought the power a person could have to transport you from your seat to the world they were inhabiting was such an incredible skill".

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:37

I've told them that we need to end federal tax biases and extend a tax incentive for purchasing health insurance to all taxpayers, not just those with employer plans. Four GOP governors are pushing the plan, saying they represent most of the 33 Republican state chief executives. He noted provisions that would defund Planned Parenthood completely for one year - at a $10 million cost to the Planned Parenthood California Central Coast.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:33

Baden-Baden. communique on Saturday because they have been unable to find a wording that would suit the United States, officials with knowledge of the talks said, reported Reuters . This breaks with a decade-old tradition of the G20 endorsing free trade and rejecting protectionism. However, the absence of opposition to protectionism in the G-20 statement signals that Korea could face an uphill battle in Washington's possible demand to rewrite a bilateral free trade agreement with Seoul.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:03

John Kasich of Ohio, Asa Hutchison of Arkansas and Brian Sandoval of Nevada that the bill leaves vulnerable residents in their state at risk. "This is not a bill I could support in its current form", Collins told the Portland (Maine) Press Herald .

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:49

While the new timeframe policy hasn't been detailed on the AppleCare+ website, it has been confirmed by support employees. But if you go to Apple's eligibility tool and input your serial number from the iPhone's settings panel, you should be able to see a new purchase option so long as you purchased the device within the previous year.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:42

Tillerson said all measures are being explored, diplomatic and economic as well. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday he is not ruling out military action against North Korea if a threat warrants it. "My expectation that the new government in South Korea will continue to be supportive of the THAAD system". -South Korea military drills, which he said have brought the region to the brink of nuclear war.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:36

This new 1000 fps capability will allegedly be on the rear camera sensor on the S8. Both versions will lose their front-mounted home button. There were a lot of rumors about the release date of the new Samsung smartphone since previous year, but Samsung has remained pretty secretive about it.

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:19

Alongside the president are mushroom clouds shaped like clowns and swastikas shaped like dollar signs. There's a Russian flag on Trump's lapel. The other side of the billboard shows, one word, "Unity", with five hands spelling out the word in sign language.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:33

Samsung hasn't commented the information so far. That sounds about right from Samsung , especially after causing major trouble through the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. A report earlier this week said that the Galaxy S8 will have iris/face-based Samsung Pay authentication, a feature that's not available on other devices, Apple's iPhone included.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:12

And while Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the president drafted the budget "for the entire nation because that's who he sees himself representing", not everyone agrees, including former CBS anchor Dan Rather. He also doubled down on Trump's view of climate change. Head Start and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families were also absent from the budget, as was the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

by | March 19, 2017 | 12:51

We're sending a message to Congress, and the message is very, very clear. These grants have been given to states to implement various air, water, waste, pesticide and toxic substance programs. Mulvaney spoke to reporters Wednesday about the Trump administration's next proposed budget that would slash more than a quarter of total funding from the State Department, primarily in foreign aid, and provide a 10 percent budget hike for the Pentagon.

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:19

The Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM - WGS-9 - communications station will provide high-speed communications services to USA and allied nations, including drone command and control, voice and video links, messaging, data relay, email and television broadcasts to troops in the field.

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:03

When it is unfolded, it looks more like a traditional smartphone. The Korean manufacturer has not only dropped the ball, but lost it as well. Customers expect Samsung to avoid another disaster as the one with the Galaxy Note 7. Processing chipsets: The twin flagship products would be sporting Samsung's very own Exynos 8895 chipsets for the global model whereas the same device to be launched in the United States would host a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.

by | March 19, 2017 | 09:07

Catharines, Ont., (2006); and Harvard's Jennifer Botterill of Winnipeg (2001, 2003). Wisconsin goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens (22 saves) stopped several early BC chances, including two by Hayley McLean and a power-play slap shot from Megan Keller .

by | March 19, 2017 | 06:58

We don't know yet the size for the S8 Plus. While the larger model is expected to feature a 6.2-inch screen with the same resolution. As per the report , Samsung has developed a facial recognition technology for its next handset Galaxy S8, with a focus to slam its biggest rival Apple.

by | March 19, 2017 | 04:46

So Walter says states would likely opt out of providing mental health and addiction treatment. The health care industry spends enormous sums to persuade Congress to write laws in its favor. "I just want to thank you folks and we're gonna have a great, great health care plan", he said . Later Friday morning, at a meeting on veterans' affairs, Trump said it took 15 minutes into the discussion with the study committee members to change their mind.

by | March 19, 2017 | 04:45

Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell objected to a proposed cancellation of a scheduled insurance premium rate cut for Federal Housing Authority-insured mortgages. There are 10 carriers in service today. Additionally, increases in the Army and Marine Corps would benefit military vehicle builders General Dynamics and BAE Systems Plc, as well as Lockheed Martin Corp.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:15

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by | March 18, 2017 | 21:28

The Wisconsin Republican said the goal is to get a bill that can pass and the president is "making it easier and better for us" to pass their health care bill. Republican Rep. Leonard Lance, a moderate from New Jersey who may be vulnerable in 2018, told CNN Tuesday that "I do not want to vote on a bill that has no chance of passing over in the Senate", Lance said.

by | March 18, 2017 | 20:12

In the cartoon, her mother's absence is never explained, but the new movie devotes an entire sub-plot to solving the mystery. Watson portrays the iconic Disney Princess with her own twist, but the performance is a little bland compared to what Gad, Stevens and McGregor did with their characters.

by | March 18, 2017 | 20:01

The text under Settings Update and Security Windows Update specifically notes: "We'll automatically download and install updates, except on metered connections (where charges may apply)". Code 80240037 Windows Update encountered an unknown error. However, Microsoft said in a statement it will practice restraint by not issuing large updates on metered connections, and instead will only send out fixes it deems critical.

by | March 18, 2017 | 18:40

At birth it will weigh in at about 150 pounds and will stand at about 6' tall, Animal Adventure Park said. That said, a vet report "suggests we should begin watching for a shift in calf position/and belly carry from low to back". "April is also eating everything in sight". As previously mentioned, Animal Adventure Park has not welcomed a giraffe calf before so all of this is very exciting for them as well.

by | March 18, 2017 | 17:33

The announcement comes ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook's visit China in order to attend a high-profile business forum in Beijing on Saturday. Additionally, China is the home of nearly all of Apple's hardware manufacturing , so the investment in nearby Chinese R&D sites certainly makes sense for reducing the gap between research and production.

by | March 18, 2017 | 16:11

Elon Musk's electric-car company will sell stock and notes worth just over $1 bln. If anything, this amount was less than expected, and will likely mean that an additional equity raise will be necessary later on. "However, liquidity and cash burn remain key near-term risks, and investors may grow tired of continued raises as this is the second capital raise in a year".