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On Thursday, state Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills introduced the Dave Duerson Act , which would prevent organized youth sports programs in IL from offering tackle football to kids under age 12. Wilson said he hasn't had any CTE symptoms but he plans to donate his brain to research. Research on the neurological consequences of football-related head trauma in children is less certain.
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    Oscars 2018: "Shape of Water" leads with 13 nominations

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    The nominations for Get Out were another sign that the pool of Academy voters (notoriously male, pale, and stale) was starting to change after an influx of new members in the past two years. Peele's movie " Get Out " is considered as one of the biggest surprise movies to be part of the Academy Awards by publications and critics. In the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey, Christopher Plummer replaced the "House of Cards" actor in the Ridley Scott's " ...
  • DJI's Mavic Air is a much improved Mavic Pro

    DJI's Mavic Air is a much improved Mavic Pro

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    Unlike the cheap flying flip-phone cameras flooding the market right now, the DJI Mavic Air has all the ingredients of a seriously awesome travel gadget without sacrificing photo and video quality. There's also some newer in flight technology that allows for the Mavic Air to avoid obstacles and give you a more stable hovering experience. It's when the Mavic Air is in-flight, though, that its real capabilities shine.
  • N. Korean Officials Begin Inspecting Olympic Facilities in S. Korea

    N. Korean Officials Begin Inspecting Olympic Facilities in S. Korea

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    Stepping off a bus, the athletes ignored questions as they were mobbed by throngs of media. North and South Korean players plan to practice separately for several days as Murray needs time to learn about the North Koreans. The vice president of the United States , Mike Pence, intends to take advantage of his attendance at the Games to counter what Washington believes to be Kim Jong Un's propaganda campaign.
  • Google Chrome now lets you permanently mute annoying websites

    Google Chrome now lets you permanently mute annoying websites

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    Now, Chrome can safeguard against sites with abusive experiences which throw tons of unwanted content in front of the users when they click something. (Note that this feature is only available for PCs with the Windows 10 Fall Creators update , a graphics card, and an HDR-compatible monitor). The newest version of the Chrome browser that is due out this week will allow you to permanently mute specific websites so even when you return and the video runs, you do not have to hear it.
  • Three neat iOS 11.three options coming this spring

    Three neat iOS 11.three options coming this spring

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    Real-world 2D images such as signs, posters and artwork, can also be integrated into AR experiences. In addition, the preview shows a new health records feature that compiles your medical data from multiple providers, such as hospitals and clinics, as well as data collected on your phone.
  • Google's new tool lets users block

    Google's new tool lets users block "stalking" ads

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    Why would a shopping site continue to stalk you even when you have already chosen another product? Reminder ads usually trouble users for a month, so by giving a window of 90 days, Google wants to ensure that users are not troubled at all.
  • New Leak Reveals Galaxy S9 Colors Available At Launch

    New Leak Reveals Galaxy S9 Colors Available At Launch

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    The Galaxy S9 is not expected to be a radical upgrade from the Galaxy S8 . Samsung has sent out the invitations to its Galaxy S9 event, which will take place on February 25, the day before the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 1

    Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 1

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    There was the initial addition of a power management tool that ultimately inhibits device performance. The new iOS 11.3 will also introduce some new Animoji for iPhone X: a bear, a dragon, skull, and lion. Now, consumers will have medical information from various institutions organized into one view covering allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals, and will receive notifications when their data is updated.
  • The Walt Disney Company (DIS) - Most Active Stock of Wednesday

    The Walt Disney Company (DIS) - Most Active Stock of Wednesday

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    Disney Walt Co now has $166.55 billion valuation. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 0.85. Ntv Asset Management Ltd Llc owns 15,374 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. The Germany-based Deutsche Bancshares Ag has invested 0% in Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP).
  • Apple Wants More Ebook Market, Hire's Amazon's Audible VP

    Apple Wants More Ebook Market, Hire's Amazon's Audible VP

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    According to a Bloomberg report , Apple will release a revamped version of the iBooks app for iOS, which will be dubbed "Books", that will have an interface more like the iOS 11 App Store, a Reading Now tab, and a separate section for audiobooks .
  • CNN pulls plug on Casey Neistat's Millennial-bait Beme

    CNN pulls plug on Casey Neistat's Millennial-bait Beme

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    CNN had big plans for Neistat, a viral online filmmaker, envisioning him as a sort of digital Anthony Bourdain who could bring a new generation of news consumers into the cable news channel's fold. CNN said that it would seek to find different positions across the company for almost everyone on Beme's 22-member team, but that some people would lose their jobs.
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Lessened by Texas Permanent School Fund

    Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Lessened by Texas Permanent School Fund

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    It has outperformed by 13.04% the S&P500. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management purchased a new stake in Adobe Systems in the fourth quarter valued at $440,000. Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings.
  • Candlelight Vigil Held for Burned-Out Taco Bell

    Candlelight Vigil Held for Burned-Out Taco Bell

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    After a Taco Bell outlet in Montgomery, Alabama, burned down last week, fans of the chain's Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco Supremes, soft tacos, and other staples came together for a candlelight vigil. "I was a theater major and we had long, long rehearsal nights". After Portis' performance and a toss of a Taco Bell Party Pack into the crowd, a young guy with a bucket circled the parking lot, picking up bits of wax and paper the crowd had dropped.
  • Reddit rolls out 2-factor authentication for users

    Reddit rolls out 2-factor authentication for users

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    Two-factor adds more security to your Reddit account by requiring a second step to sign in. Sure, this is Reddit we're talking about - you've probably never used your real name or credit card (unless you bought Reddit gold with your card) and never mentioned your bank and SS info on the site.
  • The Hype Behind OGE Energy Corp. (OGE), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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    The company now has an insider ownership of 0.6 Percent and Institutional ownership of 70.6 Percent. NYSE:OGE) shares were trading higher by 0.48 percent ($0.15) at $31.57 a piece in Monday's session. 559.57 million shares or 2.90% more from 543.78 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Integral Derivatives invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .