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Astros prospect Cionel Perez to begin season in extended spring training
Sports
Published in 29-3-2017
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The 20-year-old Cuban defector who signed over the winter is readjusting to organized baseball after spending last year on the showcase circuit

Reference: www.chron.com
Alex Bregman to bat second in Astros' lineup
Sports
Published in 29-3-2017
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Alex Bregman will begin the regular season as the Astros' two-hole hitter, manager A.J. Hinch confirmed Wednesday.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans to work out Bucknell tackle Julién Davenport
Sports
Published in 29-3-2017
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The Texans have scheduled a private workout Friday with rising Bucknell left offensive tackle Julién Davenport, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Reference: www.chron.com
Heavy rains suspend play at Shell Houston Open pro-am
Sports
Published in 29-3-2017
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The Shell Houston Open hasn't even started, and the rain already is wreaking havoc on the tournament.

Reference: www.chron.com
Bill O'Brien says he learned from Brock Osweiler experience
Sports
Published in 29-3-2017
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"I always look in the mirror and try to evaluate right when the season ends what I have to do better," O'Brien said. "We've won every year I've been (with the Texans). We've done a lot of good things, but we haven't been perfect."

Reference: www.chron.com
Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. Microsoft said Wednesday that it will roll out the Creators Update to some 400 million Windows 10 devices worldwide over time. Throughout the day, you're likely us ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Etihad to lend US-bound passengers iPads as ban workaround
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) One Mideast airline affected by the ban on most electronics in the cabins of U.S.-bound flights will lend iPads to its top-paying travelers. The U.S. government last week barred passengers from 10 Mideast and North African cities from carrying electronics larger than cell phones onto U.S.-bound flights.
Reference: www.chron.com
'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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Schrode, a Democrat and activist who would come in third in the June primary in her Northern California district, had become the latest target of The Daily Stormer, a popular neo-Nazi website known for orchestrating internet trolling campaigns. Over the past 10 months, her email and social media accounts have been polluted with a torrent of slurs and disturbing images. A notorious computer hacke ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Egypt's famed pyramids get new lab to restore pharaonic boat
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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According to Zeidan, the Japanese-Egyptian mission has completed the testing of material which will be used to restore the boat, a process that started in 2010. Kanan Yoshimura, a conservator on the Japanese team told the AP that they are using fillers and soft materials, and that the lab's temperature and humidity are adjusted to simulate the atmosphere in the pits where the pieces were sto ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. Samsung has blamed the Note 7 fires on multiple design and manufacturing defects in its batteries. Inspectors concluded that the initial batteries were too small for their capacity, and that their external pouch put pressure on the internal struct ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Tracking phones: Insurers deny claims based on doubtful data
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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(AP) It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data. An investigator for State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. said cell tower data showed Bentley's phone was 5 to 12 miles from the campsite in the direction of her home just after th ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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Chinese demand for tusks has been driving African elephants toward extinction, experts say. Other factors behind the drop in the price of ivory include an economic slowdown in China resulting in fewer people being able to afford luxury goods, and a crackdown on corruption that has dissuaded business people from buying expensive ivory items as "favors" for government officials, the new report says ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. Symptoms are caused by the immune system attacking the fatty coverings on nerves in the brain and spinal cord that protect them, much like insulation on electrical wiring. For patients with primary progressive MS, life span on a ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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CHICAGO (AP) Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. Advocates said they plan to work together to mobilize a public backlash against an executive ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 29-3-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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