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The Washington Post Is Pushing For A New Cold War

President Barack Obama last week announced sanctions against Russian Federation in retaliation. This last weekend The Washington Post falsely reported that "Russian Hackers" had attempted to gain control of a Vermont Utility and the electrical grid controlled by the Burlington (Vermont) Electric Department.

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Honor 6X smartphone offers dual-lens portrait photography for US$250

Honor has announced the latest device in its lineup. It is powered by a Kirin 655 octa-core (4 cores at 2.1GHz + 4 cores at 1.7GHz) SoC Processor and a hybrid dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) card slot, with support for microSD cards (up to 128GB) in the second SIM card slot.

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Tesla/Panasonic begin battery cell production at Nevada Gigafactory

The gigafactory will initially produce battery cells for the company's Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 energy products, Tesla said. The Model 3 vehicle has a starting price tag of $35,000. The "Gigafactory", located in the western state of Nevada, is also working on residential energy storage technology that could be used to power homes with solar energy.

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Ford cancels planned $1.6M Mexico plant; announces $700M investment in MI

The company said it will continue to build its Ford Focus at an existing plant in Hermosillo, Mexico, to improve company profitability. Looking even further down the road, Ford is also eyeing expanding into the growing ride-share market, with an eye toward self-driving cars.

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Rosie O'Donnell calls Donald Trump "mentally unstable"

She also re-tweeted people who shared her views about the next President of the United States. Here's a new idea; a petition she retweeted includes having Trump locked in a mental institution. In response, Trump began a "vicious" mass media blitz in which he appeared on various television shows, either in person or by phone, threatening to sue O'Donnell, but he never did.

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CES 2017 TV news for the LG SJ9500, SJ8500 and SJ8000

LG also throws in Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma support - so you won't be left out in the technological jargon arguments with your friends. Finally, the displays also feature LG's webOS 3.5 smart TV platform with an improved Magic Remote and new Magic Link feature. Instantly access to your favorite services like Netflix and Amazon Video with a dedicated button on the remote and access to a wide variety of entertaining 4K programming.