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Former One Direction singer Zayn Malik is nominated for new artist of the year , along with Shawn Mendes , Alessia Cara, The Chainsmokers and DNCE . These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. For NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR , fans can vote 100 times per day, per platform.
  • Tinder Adds 37 Gender Options In Newest Update

    Tinder Adds 37 Gender Options In Newest Update

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    Until now, Tinder users were offered only two options when selecting their identity - man or woman. The dating app introduced a new update Tuesday that expands the genders users can select on their profiles. "Not only is it the right thing to do for our users, it's the right thing to do, period", Tinder told us in June. There were reports of matches coming back, and some users on downdetector.com said it happened after they logged out and logged back in several times .
  • Trump huddling with Pence as he nears Cabinet decisions

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    But she is best known for her "witch hunt" against Planned Parenthood . "We're going to finish strong", Pence said . Of course, that was the month Pence signed onto the Trump ticket. On Sunday, Trump announced that he had selected Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus as his chief of staff and Steve Bannon as chief strategist and senior counsellor.
  • Tinder update allows gender options beyond 'man,' 'woman'

    Tinder update allows gender options beyond 'man,' 'woman'

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    Tinder announced earlier Tuesday on its blog that its latest update allows users to type a word that describes their gender identity. All users can choose whether to display their gender on their profile and if they want to appear in search results for women or men.
  • Global protesters demand climate justice at UN talk

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    Rather than fending off a 1.5-2C increase (over pre-industrial levels), world leaders may actually be tasked with combating a 3C increase that will wreak havoc on the globe unless drastic action is taken to cut greenhouse gas emissions . I would hope that [activity] would continue and it would get stronger, and the same for global action. However, even if Chinese emissions have stabilized, emissions in India and other developing countries could push global emissions higher again.
  • Carbon emissions flat in last 3 years

    Carbon emissions flat in last 3 years

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    Chinese emissions were on track to fall 0.5 percent this year. That's what it takes, it seems, to chart the annual flow of carbon throughout the Earth's systems. If we continue our present course, we're going to blow through that budget in less than 25 years, at which point we may need to invent carbon capture technology to prevent a unsafe climate change.
  • Clinton supporters have one last play to deny Trump the presidency

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    Obama said he has offered assistance to Trump over the next couple of months, and urged the country to unite to face its challenges. After his 90 minute meeting with Obama in the Oval Office, Trump told reporters: "We really discussed a lot of situations, some wonderful, some difficulties".
  • Lorenzo wins MotoGP's season-ending Valencia GP

    Lorenzo wins MotoGP's season-ending Valencia GP

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    Lorenzo, who will switch to Ducati in 2017, secured third in the championship behind Marquez and Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi, who was fourth Sunday. "But then it wasn't so hard to overtake". Lorenzo, in his 250th grand prix start, said he anxious about losing the victory toward the end. Pedrosa falling at Turn 2 in the opening laps, whilst the latter came off at Turn 14.
  • Mexican lawmakers reject president's bid to legalize gay marriage nationwide

    Mexican lawmakers reject president's bid to legalize gay marriage nationwide

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    The "big, handsome powerful wall" that Donald Trump promised to build between the U.S. and Mexico may turn out to be a comparatively humble fence - if Capitol Hill Republicans get their way. In announcing his presidential bid on June 16, Trump said illegal immigrants from Mexico bring mostly drugs and crime to the United States, and characterized Mexican immigrants as rapists.
  • Amarinder, Surjewala lock horns over SC verdict

    Amarinder, Surjewala lock horns over SC verdict

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    The top court termed the Punjab Termination of Agreement Act, 2004, as invalid. "The party has made a decision to launch "Pani Bachao, Punjab Bachao" (Save water, save Punjab ) agitation on December 8 from Moga", he said. The apex court has asked the Centre to take over the construction work for the canal, reported news agency ANI. BJP government is there in the centre, Punjab and Haryana.
  • South African parliament rejects no-confidence vote against President Zuma

    South African parliament rejects no-confidence vote against President Zuma

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    However, Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli ruled against EFF and UDM appeals for MPs to be allowed to vote by secret ballot on the motion. The motion by South Africa's biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, was rejected by a vote of 214 to 126 after an often raucous debate in which rival MPs heckled and traded insults.
  • Instagram Stories update adds Boomerang mode, mentions, and more

    Instagram Stories update adds Boomerang mode, mentions, and more

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    Instagram launched Boomerang more than a year ago, and now you can use it without having to download a separate app . Boomerang stitches together a burst of photos into a GIF-like "mini video", which plays forward and backward. And finally, the ability to create a Boomerang - its short-form video add-on - directly within a Story. With mentions , meanwhile, users can now share who they are with - or who they are thinking of - by " mentioning " them in a story.
  • Boulder teens walk out of class to protest Donald Trump

    Boulder teens walk out of class to protest Donald Trump

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    A crowd shot expletives at the president-elect, with some members chanting , "Whose streets?" CBS New York reported a small group composed of dozens of protesters grew in numbers that unofficially amounted to between 7,000 and 10,000 - and the group was still growing by 9 p.m.
  • Donald Trump's victory sets off protests on both coasts

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    Irritated citizens have planned to walk from the corner of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue to the federal building in downtown Oakland , all the while speaking out against Trump's proposed immigration policies and the president elect's history of racist behavior.
  • Gas prices up 1 penny per gallon to $2.25 in Rhode Island

    Gas prices up 1 penny per gallon to $2.25 in Rhode Island

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    The largest week-over-week jump in pump prices since 2008 follows the 23-cent gas tax increase that took effect on November 1. Even with uncertainty of what policy shifts could result from the USA presidential election, OPEC remains the key in determining pricing trends, GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said in a statement.
  • Will Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) beat earning estimates again?

    Will Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) beat earning estimates again?

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    Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. 10/11/2016 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. had its "underperform" rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. Company net profit margin stands at 21.20% whereas its return on equity (ROE) is 35.60%. For the quarter, revenue came in at 120.85B versus consensus estimate of 120.16B.
  • US Election Trump, Clinton to vote mile apart in New York

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    Carlos Gomez , the New York Police Department's chief of department, said the city is planning to deploy more officers on Tuesday than on any previous Election Day, "more than double than our previous high". " New York City will never be intimidated by threats of terror or by anyone who wants to do anything to disrupt our electoral process", de Blasio said.
  • Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

    Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

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    A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is submerged in water to demonstrate the water-resistant capability of the device during a media event in Seoul, South Korea , on Thursday, Aug. Samsung Electronics ran an apology ad in major USA newspapers on Monday, pledging to thoroughly look into what led to the massive recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and renewing its commitment to consumer safety.
  • Samsung to offer digital assistant service in Galaxy S8

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission ( CPSC ). According to the company's website, Samsung has lowered its operating profit forecast from 7.7-7.9 trillion Korean won to 5.1-5.3 trillion Korean won, translating into a hit of a whopping 2.6 trillion Korean won or US $2.3 billion.
  • California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion

    California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion

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    North Carolina intentionally attempted to make early voting tougher for African Americans, according to a federal court ruling in August, which may have worked according to black turnout data. "The real victor has been early voting", Cook County Clerk David Orr said at a downtown Chicago early voting site. But an early lead does not guarantee success in the Tar Heel state.
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Windows Store multiplayer incompatibility confirmed

    Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Windows Store multiplayer incompatibility confirmed

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    If you're looking to buy Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare at some point today or in the near future, make sure you check which version you friends are buying. With Infinite Warfare , I am expecting an amalgam of Advanced Warfare and Black Ops III, just with some space stuff thrown in. In addition to a riveting single player campaign, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will also deliver a robust multiplayer mode, and a unique cooperative zombies experience.
  • No. 21 Colorado squeaks by UCLA 20-10 despite penalties

    No. 21 Colorado squeaks by UCLA 20-10 despite penalties

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    Mora said there will be a more definitive announcement soon. Redshirt senior quarterback Mike Fafaul , making his third start since Josh Rosen went down with a season-ending injury, completed 15 of his 29 passes for 185 yards, including a 39-yard first-quarter touchdown to redshirt junior wide receiver Darren Andrews .