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Science Fires prompt state of emergency in western Canada
Author: 0 Fires prompt state of emergency in western Canada

There is also a possibility of lightning later in the week and on the weekend. In 2015 , wildfires struck many parts of the South Okanagan. Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Minister responsible for Emergency Management BC, announced the provincial state of emergency on July 7 to "ensure a co-ordinated response to the current wildfire situation and to ensure public safety".

Science We will not confirm Ibrahim Magu, Senate insists
Author: 0 We will not confirm Ibrahim Magu, Senate insists

He said: "We have said what we needed to say on this matter". Mr. Abubakar Malami, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has denounced trending reports insinuating that Federal Executive Council (FEC) disowned presidency over the crisis surrounding appointment of EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu .

Science Iraqi forces to proclaim victory over IS in Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi forces to proclaim victory over IS in Mosul

An Iraqi broadcaster announced: "It's a matter of hours". Isis fighters are putting up a fierce resistances with suicide bombers, snipers and grenades, hampering the progress of Iraqi troops. "Most of them come from countries such as Algeria, Morocco or Tunisia", said General Abbas al-Jabouri, a commander of the police Rapid Response force.

Author: 0 Clearbridge Investments LLC Reduces Stake in Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)

The State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 92,021 shares with $999,000 value, down from 221,301 last quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share.

Science She will be Ms.-ed: feminist champion Sheila Michaels dies aged 78
Author: 0 She will be Ms.-ed: feminist champion Sheila Michaels dies aged 78

It resonated with her, both as a feminist, and also as a child of unmarried parents, she told the New York Times in an interview previous year for her own obituary. was first published in 1972 as an insert in NY magazine. The Times notes that when she was married to Shiki, she took his name as an addendum, going by Sheila Shiki y Micheals-a nice way of taking her husband's name without completely throwing her own away.

Science Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
Author: 0 Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

WARNING: " Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) Position Lowered by ClariVest Asset Management LLC" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. The expected EARN's profit could reach $5.20M giving the stock 8.58 P/E in the case that $0.43 earnings per share is reported. The shares were purchased at an average price of $25.05 per share, for a total transaction of $50,100.00.

Science Android distribution for July shows Nougat in double digits
Author: 0 Android distribution for July shows Nougat in double digits

Android 7.0 registered a significant growth by jumping from 1.7% to 10.6% while Android 7.1 grew from 0.3% to 0.9%. With the launch of several Android devices running Nougat out-of-the-box, last month , Android 7.0 has finally crossed 10% in the July distribution chart.

Science Mercedes India aims for double-digit growth in 2017
Author: 0 Mercedes India aims for double-digit growth in 2017

After releasing the sales numbers on Friday evening, Vikram Pawah , president of BMW Group India said BMW will move forward with the "power of lead" and will continuously remain a value driven, customer faced organisation with a clear goal to be the best and set the benchmark in the industry in every aspect.

Science Touch-friendly controls are coming to Chrome OS
Author: 0 Touch-friendly controls are coming to Chrome OS

One area that appears to be a current focus is Chrome OS' launcher. The new launcher would make tablet mode attractive for the users by providing a seamless experience. In the command prompt just opened, type shell then sudo su , and press return. Now, you gotta press "Ctrl + Shift + Q" twice to sign out. Enable this flag, restart completely, and press the Search key (tiny magnifying glass).

Science Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (RBS) Upgraded by Investec to
Author: 0 Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (RBS) Upgraded by Investec to "Hold"

The SI to Reynolds American Incorporated's float is 1.14%. The Average True Range, a measure of volatility is at 0.11, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.53%, 1.23% respectively. Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. It now has negative earnings. The Company's segments include Personal & Business Banking (PBB), Commercial & Private Banking (CPB), NatWest Markets (NWM), Capital Resolution, Williams & Glyn (W&G), and Central items & other.

Science Disruptive Passenger Kicked Off American Airlines Flight at Gate
Author: 0 Disruptive Passenger Kicked Off American Airlines Flight at Gate

Despite staff and passengers imploring her to sit down, the woman stayed out of her seat, while her startled dog roamed the aisle with her. The flight was delayed by several hours. However, Nash said no one threw water at the woman. American Airlines initially said the woman was arrested by local law enforcement, but Hartsfield-Jackson spokesman Reese McCranie said Thursday she was removed from the flight and released.

Science Malawi: Eight dead in stadium stampede in Lilongwe
Author: 0 Malawi: Eight dead in stadium stampede in Lilongwe

The incident which took place at the Bingu National Stadium occured when thousands gathered ahead of a football game to mark the country's independence day celebrations. Malawi's president, Peter Mutharika, has sent his condolences, and is expected to visit injured victims at Lilongwe's Kamuzu Central Hospital. Most of the injured were under 10, according to The Nation.

Science Poland foreign minister says more US LNG supply depends on Washington
Author: 0 Poland foreign minister says more US LNG supply depends on Washington

Drawing a red line from Polish struggles to the "dire threats" of today, he said Western nations must stand together to defeat extremism. Kim Jong Un taunted his foes after the launch , which took place on the U.S. US and Polish flags were visible, with some people wearing "Make America Great Again" caps. Trump will then fly to Hamburg, Germany to attend the G-20 summit, where he will meet with foreign leaders including Germany's Angela Merkel and Russia's Vladimir Putin .

Science Global air freight demand soars in May
Author: 0 Global air freight demand soars in May

IATA remains "optimistic" that demand for air cargo will continue to grow at a rate of 8 percent during the third quarter of 2017. IATA, however, believes the best of the cyclical upturn may have passed. On global traffic, IATA said that the ban on carriage of electronic devices on flights to the United States from ten airports led to middle-east carriers witnessing an 8-year low in growth in passenger demand.

Science SC stays Uttarakhand HC order giving 'human status' to Ganga
Author: 0 SC stays Uttarakhand HC order giving 'human status' to Ganga

After getting living entity status, complaints have been allowed to be filed against the two rivers. The earlier High Court judgement ordered that the two rivers be represented by the chief of the National Mission for Clean Ganga - a government body overseeing projects and conservation of the Ganga - as well as the state's chief secretary and advocate general.

Science PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds release target pushed back
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds release target pushed back

A statement issued to IBTimes UK and posted on the game's Steam page , was issued in response to quotes published earlier this week on Rock Paper Shotgun , from an interview conducted back in April. This is just my opinion, but most games as glitchy as Battlegrounds need plenty of time and love from the developers. He also did not touch on the progress of the Xbox One version, so we can assume that it's still on track for a Game Preview launch later this year.

Science Google to add support for Always on display in Pixel devices
Author: 0 Google to add support for Always on display in Pixel devices

But looks like, Pixel are devices are going to receive this feature. "Since "doze" refers to Ambient Display, this clearly means that this toggle will enable an experimental "always on" state". Its worth noting that this feature may not even come with Android O, the particular string of code is written to be accessed from Androids more hidden SystemUI Tuner menu which can be accessed (in most smartphones) by pulling the notification shade down and press-holding the settings icon.

Science BidaskClub Upgrades Philip Morris International Inc (PM) to Strong-Buy
Author: 0 BidaskClub Upgrades Philip Morris International Inc (PM) to Strong-Buy

JP Morgan maintained Philip Morris International Inc. 1,632,717 shares of the stock traded hands. (PM) changed at hands on usually higher volume on July 03, 2017, as the stock is sinking -0.47% to end at $116.90. Exchange Cap Mgmt holds 41,003 shares or 1.43% of its portfolio. Amp Invsts Limited has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION).

Science Large Hadron Collider Reveals New Type Of Particle
Author: 0 Large Hadron Collider Reveals New Type Of Particle

This time, the largest particle accelerator in the world - a 17-mile tunnel under the French-Swiss border - has found a new type of baryon that contains two heavy quarks of the charm variety, the first ever detection of a baryon which has more than one heavy quark.

Science Google Launches 3D Modelling Tool For VR
Author: 0 Google Launches 3D Modelling Tool For VR

Google released a new 3D modeling tool called Blocks for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive . Today, it takes complex software and a specific skillset to create compelling VR and AR experiences. When your creation is ready, you can export it as an OBJ to use in AR or VR apps you're developing. "It's created to feel more like playing with children's blocks than working with traditional 3D modelling software", Jason Toff, group product manager at Google wrote in a blog.

Science Court Suspends Senator Dino Melaye's Recall Process
Author: 0 Court Suspends Senator Dino Melaye's Recall Process

The Independent National Electoral Commission , INEC had on Monday released the timetable for the recall, indicating that it would give a notice of verification (of signatories) on July 10, 2017, with the process expected to end on August 19.

Science Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible
Author: 0 Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible

Signs of life are more likely to be found two or three meters beneath the planet's surface, in an environment that's protected from intense radiation, The Guardian reports. Chemical compounds called perchlorates, which are types of salts that are also used in rocket fuel, are common on the Martian surface and when they interact with ultraviolet light, like the kind of radiation that beats down through the thin Mars atmosphere, they are deadly for a certain kind of bacteria, according to ...