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Hurricane Matthew Gaining Strength in Caribbean

In addition to a hurricane watch for Jamaica, authorities also issued a tropical storm watch for the southwestern coast of Haiti. It's been 3,994 days since a major hurricane last made landfall in the United States. Interests in Jamaica, Hispaniola and eastern Cuba should monitor the storm as well. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sale Starts In Europe on October 28th

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sale Starts In Europe on October 28th

Soon, after the global launch of the Note 7 phablet, instances of exploding batteries in various countries were reported, following which, the Note 7 was banned to use as well as charge during the flights. In the United States, a jeep was destroyed completely as a result of Galaxy Note 7. Earlier this week, Samsung said that 60% of Note 7 customers have exchanged their old units for a new one. Read More

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Gary Johnson hopes voters look for third-party option after presidential debate

That's particularly true with younger voters. "Pollution is harm", Johnson said. "I don't think so!" The Institute of Politics surveyed about 60 college students across the country during the debate. Johnson's camp says he and Weld are polling above the required 15% to get on the national debate stage in some states, Johnson was not offered a spot in Monday night's debate by the Commission on Presidential Debates . Read More

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Wilton plastic surgeon donates to breast cancer

It's easy to get lulled into a false sense of security, believing that cancer, if it strikes, will never strike you, only someone else. The women who are not helped by the awareness campaigns, are the women who have dense breasts. 3. While that is sobering, there is good news. "Firefighters exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job are disproportionately diagnosed with breast cancer - just one of many cancers linked to the work firefighters do", a news release from ... Read More

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Canada and China announce free trade talks

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stick handles the puck away from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they sport Montreal Canadiens jerseys on September 23, 2016 in Montreal. Trudeau said Canada would never approve the extradition of anyone facing the death penalty. The Canada Border Services Agency said Wednesday that 3,156 Chinese nationals have been removed from Canada since 2009. Read More

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Jared Leto Was Considered For A Marvel Movie Role

Jared Leto Was Considered For A Marvel Movie Role

In addition , the outlet spoke to the actor who revealed he nearly lost the role in the film. While the jury is obviously still out regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe's mysticism-packed entry Doctor Strange , it's hard to deny that its star Benedict Cumberbatch appears to be a casting choice that captures the spell-conjuring quintessence of the classic Marvel Comics character, as created by Steve Ditko. Read More

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Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump

It's a remarkable turn for Cruz who declined to endorse or express support for Trump even as late as the Republican convention in July in Cleveland. But he's now praising Cruz's timing ahead of Monday night's first presidential debate when, "America focuses on this election". Early voting has already begun in some states. Read More

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Hubble locates a planet orbiting two dwarf Suns

Hubble locates a planet orbiting two dwarf Suns

As the stars are so close together - just 14 times the distance of the Moon from the Earth - previous attempts to examine the system had been unsuccessful. Often the planets closely orbit one star, which is itself orbiting another star. Follow-up observations using Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 produced sharper images, enabling the researchers to isolate both the background star and the foreground star in the crowded star field. Read More

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S Korea orders more checks on Galaxy Note 7 batteries

Samsung has recently resumed sales of its Galaxy Note 7 in USA and had earlier said that it would be launching an apology advertisement for the inconvenience and discomfort caused to the patrons over the recall. The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Read More

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The Paris Climate Accord Just Passed a Crucial Threshold

The Paris Climate Accord Just Passed a Crucial Threshold

The UN officials have stressed that it is not the "lack of political will" that has "prevented" many countries from formally joining the Paris Agreement but the "pretty complex domestic legal processes". "Each day the planet is on this course, it becomes more unsafe". "If ever anybody doubted science, all they have to do is watch, feel, sense what is happening in the world today", he said. Read More

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Renho holds lead in DP race despite citizenship concerns

Renho holds lead in DP race despite citizenship concerns

Japan's main opposition Democratic Party's new leader Renho delivers a speech after she was elected as the party leader during the party plenary meeting in Tokyo , Japan. Spending on education and social welfare would ensure that young people become the taxpayers, she said. "Just some time in the news", Steven Reed, a professor of political science at Chuo University in Tokyo said of the Democrats. Read More

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Amazon Echo Dot Now Available to All for Only $50

Amazon Echo Dot Now Available to All for Only $50

It is created to be linked to third-party audio equipment via Bluetooth or a wired connection, and is marketed as a way to extend Alexa into additional rooms. As for the Echo Dot , it extends the Echo's capabilities and comes in a very small form factor. To trigger them with Alexa , you'll just need to tell her to turn them on, as in, " Alexa , turn on Game Time". Read More

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IPhone optimism blasts Apple stock to 2016 high

That leaves those who want to buy one of Apple's new smartphones on Friday with the smaller choice of the iPhone 7 in silver, gold, rose gold, and black. Either that or you can wait, with the US, UK and Australian Apple websites listing a 3-5 week dispatch time for the jet black iPhone 7, a vague "November" time frame for the jet black iPhone 7 Plus and 2-3 weeks for all other iPhone 7 Plus shades. Read More

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Vanished flag from famous 9/11 photo returns to ground zero

Vanished flag from famous 9/11 photo returns to ground zero

Unfortunately, the flag - which originally came from a yacht docked at the World Financial Center - got lost in the cleanup. The photograph of the event was used worldwide, but the flag disappeared only hours after it was hoisted. There were comparisons, too, to Joe Rosenthal's 1945 picture of six men raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima - one of the most enduring images of World War II. Read More

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Two Black Lives Matter campaigners arrested for airport protest

Among those affected was Casey Collins, a freelance management consultant from Devizes in Wiltshire who was supposed to be on a 7:35 a.m. flight to Luxembourg. "People need to understand that the effects of climate change are most felt by the people least responsible for them". Black Lives Matter UK said the centrally located airport was planning to expand its capacity, which would negatively affect the surrounding community in one of London's most deprived areas. Read More

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Clinton lashes back at Trump over his comments about Putin

Clinton lashes back at Trump over his comments about Putin

Clinton has some problems of her own. However, a win for Clinton in Ohio, Florida or North Carolina would likely seal a victory for her campaign. "Even if Lauer had been simply listening to [Trump's] response and had the the memory of an earthworm", NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik said Thursday, "he would've heard Trump say, look, you could go back to an article in 2004 in Esquire where I was against it". Read More

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Apple quietly updated its iPads with more storage, lower prices

Apple quietly updated its iPads with more storage, lower prices

Apple is famed for being tight-lipped about the development of their new gadgets, choosing to surprise fans at the time of their launch. The iPad mini 4 is the same storage options and the same price points. The cost of the iPad Mini can run to $450 for the 32 GB model, $500 for the 64 GB variant and $600 for the 128 GB model. iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: What are the differences between Apple's 2016 flagship smartphones? Other similarities with the 2016 iPhones may be the lack of a ... Read More

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All PS4s Get HDR Support Via Update Soon

Considering the format was started by Sony this is a pretty odd thing to leave out, but maybe it's a general comment on the future of physical media. But only in games. Dubbed PlayStation 4 Pro, the new console includes a faster processor, better graphics, and support for 4K resolution. The PS4 Pro ships on November 10 and will cost $399. Read More

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Oops: Jill Stein flies to the wrong city for her rally

Under her proposed " Green New Deal", America would get all of its power from wind, solar and other clean energy sources. The Green Party's candidate for president is scheduled to speak in Omaha on Wednesday. Her appearance was sponsored by a student organization. Stein is polling at 2% in OH according to the RealClearPolitics polling average . The Johnson uptick can be attributed more to Republican dissatisfaction with Donald Trump, but the movement of Bernie Sanders supporters ... Read More

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