BBC News 24
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He says people should consider a lower-emission vehicle instead. His comments come as the government looks at ways to tackle air pollution. 4 in 10 cars on Britain's roads are diesel. The former Labour Foreign Secretary David Miliband, has said that the party is further from power than it has been at any time in the past 50 years.
BBC News 24
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If you go higher again the risks come down more substantially. At the high end you have a 30% reduction and at the lower message you have a 10%. More is better is the simple message. You can be creative. Think about things like pickles, dried fruit, even things like pulses and lentils will count.
BBC News 24
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Goodbye. Hello. This is Breakfast, with Steph McGovern and Charlie Stayt. Coming up before 7am, we'll get the sport and the weather from Ben. First, a summary of this morning's main news. Motorists should think long and hard before buying a diesel car. That's the message from the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. He says people should consider a lower-emission vehicle instead. His comments come as the government looks at ways to tackle air pollution.
Channel 4
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Mainly your neck and lower back. They are the two, sort of, main muscles which cop a lot of the G-forces. That's going to definitely make it more physical. I think the real high-speed corners. If you're a fan, watching on the side of the track, you're really going to see what driver is probably a bit more courageous than, perhaps, another.
BBC News 24
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Noye, who is 69, stabbed Stephen Cameron to death in 1996 on the M25 in Kent. He'd argued that it was unfair and irrational not to allow him to go to a jail with lower security. A man has been jailed for six years for killing an innocent bystander in an unprovoked attack. Trevor Timon, who's 31, admitted the manslaughter of Oliver Dearlove in Blackheath in south-east London last August, but was cleared of murder.
The Points Guy
13 hours
The closet situation was much improved as well: we could access our clothes without having to walk into the entrance hallway, and there were two full-length mirrors behind the doors. Most important, we now had our own single-cup coffee machine. Though located on a lower floor now (5), the view was virtually the same: We overlooked the park, a sea of trees and older districts of Lisbon in the distance toward the water. It was very quiet throughout our stay. The terrace, though spartan, had two chairs and a table, just enough space for us to bring back some snacks to eat outside and to dry some hand-washed clothes. If there’s a criticism to be made, it’s that the room is definitely not modern in any way. The switches to the lamps, for example, look like something I used to see in my grandparentsapartment. Classic may be the word. Or perhaps: old-world charm.
TIME - Top Stories
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This type of fat can lower diabetes risk Saturated fat is often maligned, but not all fat is created equal. This delicious type of fat actually seems to help protect against type 2 diabetes.
RT News
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Core77
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Notice how I start by seeing up a very loose perspective box. Now I know you've seen a hundred demos where the guy draws a box and one step later it is magically jet fighter or an owl, but in this case I use the vertices of the box to act as centerlines for wheel ellipses. Once I have the wheels in place, I sketch out the shoulder line of the car, or the character line that tends to flow right over both wheels. Off of this I hook around the base of the front of the vehicle and rail the line up into the opposite fender. Now I have the lower half of the car blocked in and I can start adding form and detail to that. Notice how I build it around the centerline to create a strong personality to the front. this composition of elements on the front of the car is called the down road graphic, or DRG. I'll start to build the upper half of the car, or the greenhouse, by sketching in the A,B, and C pillars.
Variety
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The Economic Times
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Centre may bring in new method to value M tax undervalued onesAfter the budget, there was worry that many M&As done at valuations lower than the perceived fair-market value could see taxation.
Deadline
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2nd Update, 11:36AM: Early matinees indicate that Universal/Blumhouse's Get Out is on its way to scare up an opening between $26.5M-$28M . Even if these industry projections calm down to the lower $20Ms by tonight, the Jordan Peele-directed movie will deliver both studios' its second back-to-back hit after M. Night Shyamalan's Split last month, which just cracked past $200M . Get Out will easily slot the top spot giving Uni/Blumhouse their fourth No. 1 opening together...
BBC News 24
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But Davinia says the condition remains largely overlooked and life for sickle cell sufferers will remain difficult. Plans have been announced for more universities in England to offer two-year degree courses. In return, they'll be able to increase annual tuition fees to more than £13,000. The minister for Universities, Jo Johnson, told university leaders that charging three years' fees for a two-year course was fair. He said it was not fewer credits, or lower quality of provision, but the same standard, the same quality, but in a compressed period of time and that involves an increase in resources, which needs to be recognised in the fee structure.
MarketWatch Headlines
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Voice Of America
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The other more visible component is HealthCare.gov. The federal website and state-run online insurance markets have signed up 12.2 million people for this year, according to an Associated Press count earlier this month, based on federal and state reports. This is lower than the 12.7 million who initially enrolled for 2016. But it is not dramatically lower when considering the problems the markets have had with rising premiums and dwindling insurer participation, not to mention Trump's vow to repeal the program. Altogether, since Obama's law passed in 2010, the number of uninsured people has dropped by about 20 million and the uninsured rate has declined below 9 percent, a historic low. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48.6 million Americans were uninsured in 2010. Through the first nine months of last year, that figure was down to 28.
Hackaday
16 hours
Some time back we ran a post on those cheap USB soldering irons which appeared to be surprisingly capable considering they were really under powered, literally. But USB Type-C is slated to change that. Although it has been around for a while, we are only now beginning to see USB-C capable devices and chargers gain traction. USB-C chargers featuring the USB-PD option (for power delivery) can act as high power sources allowing fast charging of laptops, phones and other devices capable of negotiating the higher currents and voltages it is capable of sourcing. [Julien Goodwin] shows us how he built a USB-C powered soldering iron that doesn't suck . He is able to drive a regular Hakko iron at 20 V and 3 Amps, providing it with 60 W of input power from a USB-C charger. The Hakko is rated for 24 V operating voltage, so it is running about 16% lower power.
The Points Guy
16 hours
We're lucky to live in an age where we consistently see great airfare deals , allowing more people to travel internationally than ever before. And with the growing demand for long-haul flights, airlines are ordering new planes at an unprecedented pace. Much of this growth is due to Asian and Middle Eastern carriers looking for more fuel-efficient planes, especially when the price of oil was much higher. Many current orders involve new models from both manufacturers: Boeing's 737 MAX and Airbus's A320neo. For both new planes, improved fuel efficiency was the guiding principle behind the engineering. If you look at the exclusive tour TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig got of the 737 MAX back in July, one of plane's main draws is its fuel savings, which will hopefully lower fares for the average flyer in the long term. Unfortunately for all parties involved, Airbus and Boeing have had issue keeping up with the pace of orders.
Radar Online
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BBC One London
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About half are schools in the Home Counties. That involves a pay cut. After five years in the job, a London-based salary is £35,000. That is about 14% lower. Housing and living costs are 14% cheaper outside of London.
MarketWatch Headlines
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Nottingham Evening Post
17 hours
Mansfield Town boss Steve Evans says it is not the games against his team's fellow play-off contenders that will decide their top seven hopes, but those against sides who are below them.The Stags take on relegation-threatened Newport County on Saturday hoping to bounce back from their defeat to Grimsby Town last weekend.Evans's side are only out of the top seven on goal difference, but know a resounding victory can put them back in the mix.And the Scot says it is the games against the lower...
Universe Today
17 hours
In this image, the field of dunes is about 30 km long. This image was taken during the southern winter, when the carbon dioxide is frozen. You can see the frozen CO2 as white on the shaded side of the ridges. Scientists think that the gullies are formed when the CO2 melts in the summer. These gullies are on the dunes of Russell Crater on Mars. This image was taken during winter, and the frozen carbon dioxide on the shaded slopes. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona The next image is also the Russell Crater. It's an area of study for the HiRise team, which means more Russell eye candy for us. This images shows the dunes, CO2 frost, and dust devil tracks that punctuate the area. This image of the Russell Crater, an area of study for HiRise, shows the area covered in dunes, with some frost visible in the lower left. The larger, darker markings are dust devil tracks.
Expert Reviews
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On the other hand, if you mostly shoot portraits or work in a studio, portability wont be as important as it would be for a landscape photographer. Similarly, if you’re tall, you’ll want to make sure your tripod extends high enough that you wont need to spend all your time crouching down. Why does a tripod’s load capacity matter? See related Best Bluetooth headphones 2017: The best wireless in-ear, on-ear and over-ear headphones to buy Brainwavz BLU-100 review: Bluetooth headphone brilliance for £30 Load capacity – which is sometimes listed in manufacturer’s specifications as ‘weight rating’ – indicates how much weight a tripod can safely hold. Heavier tripods do tend to have higher load capacities, but if you’re willing to spend serious money then you’ll find top-end lightweight tripods which can handle even the heaviest DSLRs. Whatever you do, dont be tempted to buy a cheaper tripod with a lower weight rating than you need – you could end up paying a lot more to replace any broken equipment.
BBC One West Midlands
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For Stone-onTrent that we need and we deserve, but also focusing on issues such as education, homes, we have got lots of Brownfield sites in Stoke-on-Trent that are ripe for development, but also challenging the Government to make sure we get the investment that we need. A voter turnout of just a little over 36%, why do you think the voters were so apathetic? I think the storm Doris had a little bit to do with yesterday's lower than.