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Author: 0 Oil prices fall on rising U.S. supply

Baker Hughes' oil rig count swelled by five to 602, while the gas rig count fell by two to 151. With the latest weekly increase, the number of oil rigs is now over 50% higher than year ago levels and just over 90% above the 2016 lows. Despite this week's jump, the oil rig count is down 63 percent from its peak of 1,609 in October 2014, before oil prices began plummeting. In Canada, the rig count climbed by 10 to 341-166 rigs more than this time last year-partially offsetting last week's ...

Author: 0 Police Announce Person Of Interest In Google Employee's Brutal Murder

Her naked body was later located near her mother's home in Princeton, with burns to the face, hands and feet. The district attorney declined to say how the DNA was collected in the Marcotte investigation, but that it was actual DNA from the person of interest.

Author: 0 Investor's Watch List: New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ)

Analysts have placed a $16.75 price target on New Residential Investment Corp ., suggesting a 0.42% gain from recent close. New Residential Investment Corp . 05/20/2015 - New Residential Investment Corp . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Sterne Agee. Its Chairman, CEO & President Nierenberg Michael Purchased 18,600 company shares for 279000, in a transaction on 2017-02-03.

Sci-tech Back pain linked to increased death risk
Author: 0 Back pain linked to increased death risk

If one of a pair of identical twins, who share the same genes, died early and the other did not, inherited genes were unlikely to be the reason. There is already enough to worry about when it comes to back pain. "Policy makers should be aware that back pain is a serious issue - it is an indicator of people's poor health and should be screened for, particularly in the elderly".

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel confident 2017 Ferrari a 'step forward' after debut

Ferrari's new challenger features a distinctive mini wing across the top of the shark fin-shaped engine cover, which has been a feature on most 2017 cars revealed so far. Kimi Raikkonen made a few laps this morning on the circuit of Fiorano, preludes to the first formal tests of pre-season from Monday in Barcelona, where all the teams will be present.

Author: 0 'Ring Of Fire' To Pass Over South America, Africa On Sunday

According to Researchers it is believed that a new moon aligns itself in a way to eclipse the sun at least twice in a year.The Data provided shows that among all solar eclipses, nearly 28 percent are total; 35 percent are partial; 32 percent annular, and just 5 percent are hybrids.

Author: 0 NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

The capsule will be propelled to space atop a rocket called the Space Launch System (SLS), which is now being developed. Following requests from the White House, NASA has built a team to examine speeding up earlier plans to launch a crew by 2021.

Sci-tech Footballing bees are expert problem solvers
Author: 0 Footballing bees are expert problem solvers

Amazingly, after witnessing demonstrations, the bees had few issues completing the task, even on their first try. "We wanted to explore the cognitive limits of bumblebees by testing whether they could use a non-natural object in a task likely never encountered before by any individual in the evolutionary history of bees", said joint lead author Clint Perry, also of the QMUL School of Biological and Chemical Sciences .

Sci-tech Apollo 11's crew capsule is going on a four-city tour
Author: 0 Apollo 11's crew capsule is going on a four-city tour

If you're interested in catching Apollo 11 on the road, you can see it at one of the places and times below. "It is fitting that the "Smithsonian's home in Pittsburgh" will host this exhibition, since innovations from Pittsburgh companies such as Westinghouse, Alcoa, North American Rockwell, Union Switch & Signal, and others played an important role in putting a man on the moon", said Andy Masich, president and CEO of the History Center, in a press release.

Sci-tech Outspoken Duterte critic Leila de Lima arrested on 'trumped-up' drug charges
Author: 0 Outspoken Duterte critic Leila de Lima arrested on 'trumped-up' drug charges

De Lima appealed late on Thursday night for police not to arrest her overnight, and committed to surrendering on Friday. That investigation found no proof of wrongdoing by Duterte, who disparaged de Lima nearly daily in televised speeches in which he made lurid allegations about her private life and even suggested she hang herself.

Author: 0 Asus ZenFone 3 Receives VoLTE Update, ZenFone 3 Go Leaked

The major highlight of the device is the BeautyLive app, which basically allows you to live stream through the primary 13-megapixel rear camera or 5-megapixel front camera by applying a beautification filter on user's face. The ZenFone 3 Go is expected to be available in the United States after its rumored launch at the MWC 2017. While Asus hasn't revealed the details of the chip used, we believe it's none other than the Snapdragon 410.

Author: 0 Deron Williams headed to Cavs after Mavs waiver

The Dallas Mavericks waived Williams following the deadline and after he is expected to clear waivers due to his salary, he is expected to sign with the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein . Earlier in the day on Thursday, it was reported that Dallas was attempting to buyout Williams, and then later on the official news arrived that he had been waived.

Author: 0 JC Penney closing up to 140 stores and two distribution centers

The company provided a comparable store sales guidance of -1% to 1% in 2017, an improvement of 20-40 basis points (1 basis point = 0.01%) in gross margin, operating expenses down 1-2%, and adjusted EPS of $0.40-$0.65, which compares to this year's adjusted EPS of $0.08.

Author: 0 MWC 2017 : Blackberry KeyOne Launched Specifications with Physical QWERTY Pad

And, frankly, they're right. The power button, volume rocker, and the SIM card are placed on the right edge of the device. That's why it includes a 12MP rear camera with the industry leading Sony IMX378 camera sensor . It sports metallic frame with a soft textured back. The keys can be programmed to quick launch apps, and it acts as a touchpad. What's worse is that glass and ceramic though extremely scratch resistant is also very brittle, forcing you to make that extra effort to purchase ...

Sci-tech Aussies Absolutely Smashed India In Historic Victory
Author: 0 Aussies Absolutely Smashed India In Historic Victory

Kohli, who has a history of fiery on-field rows with Australians including Smith, called it India's worst batting performance since losing to Sri Lanka in 2015. I think the way we batted in the first innings, I think we put ourselves under a lot of pressure to be honest. Two balls after Pujara was dismissed, Virat Kohli was dismissed for a duck - for the first time after 104 worldwide innings - when he attempted a flamboyant drive, edging it to Peter Handscomb in the slip cordon.

Author: 0 Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield arrested in Arkansas

The University of Oklahoma's starting quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested on Friday night in Fayetteville. Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield was arrested on Saturday morning in Arkansas. Mayfield refused at that point, again fighting with the cops, before officers finally got control of him, wrapping things up by putting the QB in cuffs and placing him under arrest.

Sci-tech Horizon: Zero Dawn Blasts Off With Launch Trailer
Author: 0 Horizon: Zero Dawn Blasts Off With Launch Trailer

The studio behind the project made a decision to put out a new trailer that offers details about the developers building the environments and settings for the sprawling new game. Fans should anticipate to take tons of in-game shots and screen captures of Aloy and NPCs with Horizon: Zero Dawn's photo mode, as published by GameRant .

Author: 0 Qualcomm reveals new VR headset and dev tools for Snapdragon 835 chip

Talking about the trackpad, Qualcomm has also announced that it is partnering with Leap Motion to integrate its hand-tracking tech into the platform. Fast motion to photon: Supports improved asynchronous time warp with single buffer rendering and other techniques for fast transformation of rendered images in 3D space, which can help reduce latency by roughly 20% when compared to with previous Snapdragon products.

Sci-tech SC mom's tax return refund goes viral
Author: 0 SC mom's tax return refund goes viral

She is a single mother raising a 4-month-old and 2-year-old on a minimum-wage job. "I know that a roof over my kids head is what's important". She also said the rebate means she will have an extra $450 (£360) a month for activities with her children.