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NOAA's powerful new weather satellite is already helping forecasters predict potentially risky lightning -before it leaves the cloud. The spectacular images will help meteorologists increase lead times for severe storm warnings. In addition, the GLM can detect in-cloud lightning, which occurs five to ten minutes before lightning strikes the ground. In dry areas, such as the western United States, the instrument could also help to identify areas prone to lightning-induced wildfires.
  • Xbox Game Pass Subscription Offers Over 100 Games For $10 Per Month

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    Presumably, you won't be able to keep playing a game once it's shoved out of the program, but subscribers will get a discount on the full purchase of any Xbox Game Pass title they want to keep. The Xbox Game Pass includes over 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for $9.99 per month. On Tuesday, Spencer started the day right by introducing Xbox Games Pass via a blog post.
  • Spacex To Send 2 Tourists Beyond The Moon Next Year

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    According to the Los Angeles Times , Musk said in the teleconference that his company's current contract with NASA would take precedent over the commercial flight should the administration choose to request the two seats on the Dragon capsule's flight around the moon.
  • US Jewish Centers Report Another Wave of Hoax Bomb Threats

    US Jewish Centers Report Another Wave of Hoax Bomb Threats

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    The threats prompted evacuations in Jewish community centers and day schools in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Indiana , Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina , New York , Pennsylvania , Rhode Island, and Virginia. Today's attacks bring the total since Trump became President to at least 89 attacks against schools and community centers. Malkus noted that dozens of Jewish institutions have received similar attacks.
  • Coyotes acquire Pulkkinen from Wild

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    That, coupled with the fact that the organization is flush with top-notch prospects following the emergence of players like Luke Kunin, Jordan Greenway, Kirill Kaprizov and Joel Eriksson Ek, and the trade makes even more sense from a Wild perspective.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Loses Physical Home Button Forever

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    Some images which leaked on February 21 hinted that the tablet may sport a metal and glass build similar to Samsung's premium smartphones. Samsung's MWC invite hinted of a launch of a tablet at its press event and tech enthusiasts are assuming that it's most certainly going to be the Galaxy Tab S3 .
  • Moto G5 Real Image Leak Along With Retail Box Packaging, Charger, Earphones

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    Moto G5 comes with a 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, whereas the Moto G5 Plus has two options available - 2GB/32GB variant along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage model. The Motorola G5 and G5 Plus will be available starting in March, although exact United Kingdom availability details have not yet been announced. Notably, the Moto G5 will not be launched in the U.S.
  • Leila De Lima: Warrants Issued For Duterte Critic In 'Political Persecution'

    Leila De Lima: Warrants Issued For Duterte Critic In 'Political Persecution'

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    De Lima, 57, had sought refuge at the Senate last night after avoiding police when they tried to arrest her at her home. Last October, even as his drug war drew global condemnation, 83 percent of Filipinos said they had "much trust" in the president - although some commentators doubt whether his popularity is really that strong.
  • Police Release Audio of Suspect in Murders of Indiana Girls

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    David Bursten told reporters, referring to one of the girls, Liberty "Libby" German. The bodies of Abigail and Liberty were found on Valentine's Day in some woodland in the USA state of in; the pair had gone missing after having been dropped off the previous day to play in the the Delphi Historic Trail.
  • Google Allo will soon have a desktop application

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    Nick Fox, who is the vp of communication products at Google, recently posted a screenshot of a desktop web app for Allo on Twitter . The upcoming release of a desktop app will help Allo grow from its mobile roots to something potentially more useful for power users, or even workplaces.
  • CloudBleed bug compromises millions of sites, change your passwords now

    CloudBleed bug compromises millions of sites, change your passwords now

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    It is possible the bug, which is being called Cloudbleed, may have also impacted some iOS apps. Cloudflare, a service that provides security and performance optimization for more than 5.5 million websites, warned users on Thursday that it recently fixed a bug that exposed sensitive information including usernames and passwords.