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The big-jowled crowd-pleaser will now be flown to NY for "media appearances", according to the organisers. Dane Andrew of Sunnyvale, Calif., holds up his dog, Rascal, a Chinese crested, before the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair Friday, June 23, 2017, in Petaluma, Calif .
  • NASA finds 10 new Earth-size planets

    NASA finds 10 new Earth-size planets

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    Ten of the new discoveries were orbiting their suns at a distance similar to Earth's orbit around the sun, the so-called habitable zone, meaning surface temperatures could support liquid water and, hypothetically, life. This is because it contains the population of these near-Earth-size catalog of planets that have nearly the same size and orbit as Earth. "As a result, this survey catalog will be the foundation for directly answering one of astronomy's most compelling questions: How many ...
  • Next YouTube App Update To Bring Many Changes

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    YouTube and Google are hoping to improve virtual reality by cutting it in half. The company shared details of 12 new projects coming to YouTube Red , which you can check out below. YouTube , she said, will now automatically reformat videos to fit a user's smartphone or tablet. The new VR format, along with its cameras will reportedly allow users to capture only what's directly in front of them, instead of a complete 360-degree experience.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

    Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

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    There were numerous reports of waterspouts and short-lived tornadoes spawned by the storm. At this point, it's hard to determine how much, if any, of Cindy's remnants will factor into tri-state weather this weekend, but it appears some rain connected to the tropical storm will soak much of the tri-state region through the first part of the day Friday .
  • Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

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    Nolan McCabe, 10, of St. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing with his family on the Alabama coast when he was hit by a log washed in by a large wave. The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle, and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said .
  • CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira

    CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira

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    But Kumar stuck to his stand, saying the Presidential elections should not become an issue of confrontation. But Banerjee's perception matters, because her votes are crucial in presidential elections . CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy is learnt to have said in the meeting that the Opposition should have met earlier and firmed up its candidate.
  • Uber considering leave for CEO

    Uber considering leave for CEO

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    So far Uber has remained tight-lipped about what the fallout of that meeting will be, including how it will affect Kalanick's future at the helm of the world's most valuable startup. Recode reported the incident, claiming the records were obtained as Uber was concerned the woman's claim was part of a smear campaign engineered by rival ride-sharing company Ola.
  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick taking leave of absence

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick taking leave of absence

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    In addition, Uber needs to require that managers "immediately" report instances of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, and ensure that the company's codes of conduct apply to offsite events and conferences, too. On Monday, a senior vice president at Uber , Emil Michael, stepped down ahead of Holder's recommendations. "For Uber 2.0 to succeed there is nothing more important than dedicating my time to building out the leadership team", he wrote to employees.
  • Moore and O'Brien dominate at Royal Ascot

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    If they're fit enough, they run. Yet, less than three weeks later, the colt was always prominent under jockey William Buick before kicking for home on the final bend, the injection of pace proving decisive. Given that O'Brien would have been fully aware that John Magnier and co were considering a trip to Australia in October, O'Brien's seemingly high risk approach is more than logical and surely a compliment to the ability of the the six-time victor.
  • Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

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    Off Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard helped the four-member crew of a shrimp trawler limp back to shore at Freeport after the crew radioed in distress amid fears of sinking early Wednesday . Some other drivers, though, were pulling over Thursday morning and not attempting to navigate the flooded roads in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Some of the low-lying clouds were rotating, and gusty winds whipped across the landscape.