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BBB warns about tax scams during filing season

The deadline to file your return is April 18. And Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington, D.C., will be observed on Monday, April 17. "You can't necessarily monitor tax ID fraud, because of the fact that so much of our information is out there", says Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate.com.

NOAA shows off 'fantastically rich' pics from new weather satellite

GOES-16 is watching the Western Hemisphere from a geosynchronous orbit 22,300 miles above Earth, with a camera known as the Advanced Baseline Imager that provides four times the resolution of previously launched GOES satellites. "The fantastically rich images provide us with our first glimpse of the impact GOES-16 will have on developing life-saving forecasts". The GOES S will be the 2nd of the 4 in the series to be replaced.

Balotelli Slams Bastia Fans For 'Monkey' Chants

Bastia denied the claims, saying in a statement: " It is with amazement that our club has been informed of these accusations, which represent considerable harm to the image of Bastia ". "Okay it's significant but coming from a player like that, given the match he made, it should be made small". This has not been the first time that the striker has been the subject of racist abuse, in 2013 he threatened to "leave the pitch" if he was racially abused by Roma supporters while playing for AC ...

Little Nightmares Releasing In April, Pre-Order Bonuses And New Trailer Revealed

Little Nightmares was originally announced in 2014 when it had the working title of Hunger . A digital version is now available to pre-purchase on PS4, Xbox One, GOG.com and Steam, with all digital orders including The Scarecrow Sack and the Upside-down Teapot Masks to help Six blend in with the other inhabitants of The Maw .

Trump suggests two "deals" to end sanction against Russian Federation

At a separate news conference Tuesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once Trump takes office, in contrast with the "messianic" approach of the outgoing US administration that he said has ravaged ties.

More than 80 false killer whales die in Florida stranding

One was found alive and officials continue to search for another 13. Biologists will try to determine the cause of death using samples collected during post-mortem examination. At a press conference Monday, Blair Mase of NOAA Fisheries detailed the rescue efforts. The whales then scattered and spread out, many getting deeply tangled in the mangroves.

China newspapers warn Trump on Taiwan

China Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang reiterated in a statement that the "government of the People's Republic of China is the only legitimate government representing China". "I would talk to them first", Trump was quoted as saying. Trump also made news when he said that he would not label China a currency manipulator on his first day in the White House.

Woman says she never thought she'd see abducted baby

Gloria Williams, 51, who raised Kamiyah as her own, was arrested Friday on charges of kidnapping and interference with custody. Ms Mobley was only eight hours old when she was taken from her young mother by a woman posing as a nurse at Jacksonville's University Medical Centre.

Japan Fails Bid To Launch Satellite-Carrying Mini-Rocket Shortly After Liftoff

The rocket and its payload had a water landing off southeast Japan's coast. "It's very regrettable. We'd like to determine the cause", said JAXA associate professor Hiroto Habu, with the agency having no further plans to launch a rocket of the same size.

Ford Recalls More Vehicles Due To Faulty Air Bags

The indictment also alleges that the men knew back in 2000 that the inflators were not performing to specifications and had ruptured during testing. "For more than a decade, Takata repeatedly and systematically falsified critical test data related to the safety of its products, putting profits and production schedules ahead of safety", Andrew Weissmann, fraud chief in the Justice Department's Criminal Division, said.

New Uber integration lets you book & track rides without leaving Google Maps

The new feature is an extension of Google Maps' ride services mode which was introduced previous year. "From booking a ride to reserving a table at a local restaurant, booking your favorite fitness class to ordering delivery for a night in, Google Maps no longer just shows you the information you're looking for".

Bizarre Ruby Seadragon Filmed In the Wild for First Time

Two ruby seadragons were observed for almost 30 minutes, uncovering new details about their anatomy, habitat, and behaviour. The most important discovery was that it lacks the leaf-like appendages characterized by the other two seadragons.

Supreme Court rejects plea for judgement on Jallikattu before Pongal

The Jallikattu events held in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 were regulated, streamlined and held under the watchful eyes of Government officials who ensured that the events were held smoothly without any cruelty to the animals. Protests erupted across the state, condemning the Centre for not taking steps to enable the smooth conduct of the bull-taming sport. This also helped in conservation of native germplasm, since bulls with excellent physical attributes alone are reared for Jallikattu.

Dodge announces Challenger SRT Demon

The news of even more power from Dodge comes as speculation mounts about what to expect from the next Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang which also had an initial target of at least 600 hp and likely has also ratcheted up its ambitions. The Demon name has been revived from Dodge's lineup history in 1971. I'm not a big fan of teasers personally, but I will put the first video below for you to watch.

Tunnel to be built under Stonehenge despite opposition from historians

The A303 is a major road in southern England, which carries up to 30,000 vehicles a day, and passes within a few hundred metres of the Stonehenge. Officials first proposed a tunnel to cut down on noisy and unsightly traffic yards away on the A303 almost 30 years ago, but it never materialized.

Polar Bears May Go Extinct if Carbon Emissions Aren't Reduced

Fish and Wildlife Service writes in a manual dedicated to conserving the bears , the Huffington Post reports . As part of last year's historic Paris climate agreement, almost 200 countries pledged to reduce carbon emissions in an effort to keep global temperatures from reaching 2 degrees Celsius above what they were in pre-industrial times.

Earth's Moon May Have Formed From Multiple 'Moonlets' That Merged

However, analysis of lunar soil and rocks collected during the Apollo missions has shown that this is not the case. If the giant impactor really existed, it vanished without a trace leaving Earth debris alone to form the moon. The tidal forces from Earth cause moonlets to slowly migrate outwards, But their mutual gravitation attraction eventually causes the moonlets to affect each other, change their orbits and form the Earth's satellite with its present characteristics.

IBM filed over 8000 patents in the U.S. in 2016

No other company in U.S. history has managed to get 8,000 patents in a single a single year. IBM's record setting year breaks down to more than 22 patents being granted per day in 2016. IBM Corp. announced today that its inventors were granted 8,088 patents in 2016, breaking the us patent record and becoming the first company to exceed 8,000 patents in a single year.

Snow to follow return of the cold - AccuWeather Alert

Wind impacts appear low with north to northeast winds generally between 5 to 15 miles per hour. In fact after today we won't get above the freezing mark until Sunday. Expect decreasing clouds and highs rebounding back into the low 30s with a northwest wind gusting up to 25 miles per hour making wind chills in the teens to low 20s for the warmest.

Ford CEO says weak demand, not Trump, killed Mexico plant

Soon after the tweet, GM clarified that Cruzes sold in the United States were overwhelming made in the country, while the Mexican-made models are largely sold overseas. He has now apparently made the same threat to General Motors. The expansion of the MI facility will focus on producing self-driving and electric cars, Ford said.

Matriarch orca 'Granny' of J Pod believed to be dead

No body has been sighted, but after months of missing her, researchers have declared that the oldest orca in Puget Sound's J pod is presumed dead. "Perhaps other dedicated whale-watchers have seen her since then, but by year's end she is officially missing from the SRKW population, and with regret we now consider her deceased", wrote Kenneth Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research in a memorial for J2.

New Year to be delayed by 'leap second'

On watches that show local time, the leap second could be added hours later. The leap second adjustment is to correct the mismatch. Countries in or to the West of the UTC 00:00 time zone will have this extra second in the last minute of 2016, reported Quartz.

LG announces new wireless earbuds and wearable surround speakers

LG's latest foray into wearables looks to be Bluetooth wireless sound systems worn around the neck. The LG TONE Active+™ - CES 2017 Innovation Award victor in the wireless headphone category - also will be on display along with LG's entire lineup of wearable audio products including the TONE PLATINUM™, TONE PRO™ and LG FORCE™ at CES 2017 from January 5-8 in Booth #11100 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Cavs hang poster of LeBron's block outside Warriors locker room

For all the reasons people anticipated and likely paid attention to the Golden State-Cleveland game Sunday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena, one did not register for Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Irving scored 14 of his 25 points in the final frame and also finished with 10 assists. His focus has been great and he has propelled the team to some huge victories as of late.

Apple Store Sells Refurbished Apple Watches

This is the first time refurbished models of these wearables are available to customers since their initial release in the Spring of 2015. Both the Series 1 and Series 2 devices are limited with a price starting at $229. The series 2 Apple watches also comes with built-in Global Positioning System, improved water resistance, etc. How much do refurbished Watch models cost? The best part about the whole thing is that they come with the same 12 month warranty, the same as you would get on ...

Salvation Army distributes toys to families in need

Toys range from teddy bears (of which the Salvation Army received hundreds) to doll sets to mini-workstations for the 6-year-old future carpenters of the world. But every year I am surprised by the generosity of the community. "At this time of year, there is a lot of pressure on people to provide a special Christmas for their families", said Rob Liddle, Bruce Power's Department Manager of Community Relations.

Elon Musk Traffic Tunnel Idea One of His More Boring Pursuits

He even offered up a name for the venture, calling it "The Boring Company", and began branding it with a slogan: "Boring, it's what we do". It now lists his presumed priorities as "Tesla, SpaceX, Tunnels (yes, tunnels) & OpenAI". called the CarTube, the plan sees newly bored underground tunnels become home to a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles shuttling passengers beneath city streets.

7.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea

There were no immediate reports of damage from the tsunami or the quake, though officials were still working to contact people on the island, he said. It was initially reported as a magnitude 8.0 but has since been revised to 7.9. "There would definitely have been shaking, in fact we logged it as shaking felt as much as 3,400 kilometres away, which would include population centres like Rabaul (on Papua New Guinea's New Britain island)".

John Goodman joins Alec Baldwin's Trump administration on "SNL"

Trump: "I don't know what that means, but it sounds tremendous". Trump then apologizes for not having a gift for the Russian president, but Putin brushed it off, saying: "You are the gift". Once Tillerson sees that Putin is in Trump's apartment, he becomes elated to see his old-time friend. The Russian leader shares a map of drilling sites, appealing to Tillerson to help solve problems.

Vladimir Putin, Shinzo Abe Signal No Resolution On Island Dispute

Russia insists Russian law would apply to any economic activities on them. The talks promise to be hard as the countries disagree under whose laws such development would occur. He is keen for investment to counteract low oil prices and worldwide isolation over Moscow's intervention in Ukraine and Syria. Japan is on a quest to diversify energy sources, with its nuclear power industry hobbled by the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.