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Virgin Australia and Tigerair Australia, as well as Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific and Dragonair, have also issued similar announcements. Samsung permanently stopped Galaxy Note 7 production this week. The company were quick to send out replacements but these too have the same defect and now the Note 7 is the biggest disaster the company has ever had and they have lost money big time.
  • 'America's toughest sheriff' facing contempt of court charge

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    In December 2011, Arpaio's department was prohibited by a federal court to enforce federal immigration laws, but his deputies allegedly continued to do up to 18 months after the order. Arpaio has not yet officially been charged. Arpaio said his counsel then hired a private investigator to look into the matter. "First and foremost, it is clear that the corrupt Obama Justice Department is trying to influence my re-election as Sheriff of Maricopa County", the sheriff said in a statement ...
  • Severe floods from Matthew, 14 die in US

    Severe floods from Matthew, 14 die in US

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    Virginia issued a news release stating that officials were responding to Hurricane Matthew related flooding that occurred overnight. Landfall is imminent as the eyewall of Hurricane Matthew rakes along the coast of South Carolina Saturday morning.
  • Voice readers support Colin Kaepernick's USA anthem prtest

    Voice readers support Colin Kaepernick's USA anthem prtest

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    When we stand to salute the flag and national anthem, we pay respect to those ideals, not to the conditions that existed then, nor what may exist in our nation today. Many people believe what he did was disrespect for the men and women fighting overseas. The two sat down with a former United States Army Soldier and long snapper named Nate Boyer in an attempt to exchange their views and ideas about the movement that Colin was so passionate about.
  • Radars Show Birds Trapped in Eye of Hurricane Matthew

    Radars Show Birds Trapped in Eye of Hurricane Matthew

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    Meteorologists say radars are showing birds flying inside the eye of Hurricane Matthew, apparently taking refuge from the storm's winds. "Here is the eye of the storm and inside the eye the air is calm and the sky is clear", said Burns.
  • Trump hammers Clinton over husband's past infidelities

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    Trump's allies responded with a mix of arguments, casting Republican presidential candidate as a "genius" for using the tax system to rebuild his fortune while also suggesting the report was based on inauthentic documents and driven by biased reporting.
  • Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocket

    Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocket

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    New Shepard is a reusable flight system comprised of a rocket and a capsule. The system had been tested on the ground, but this was be the first in-air test and the company has programed the capsule to deploy at the most stressful point in the launch , according to Bezos.
  • Latest 'Resident Evil' title to be PlayStation VR exclusive

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    Gizmodo's Alex Cranz maintains that PS VR's motion-tracking Move controllers aren't as smooth as what its rivals have to offer. Make sure that no walls, furniture, or objects can impede your VR play space . The game simulates four jobs: Auto Mechanic, Gourmet Chef, Office Worker and Convenience Store Clerk. Sony announced Battlezone and Eve: Valkyrie would be available for the VR platform.
  • By-mail ballots go out in Florida: Will yours count?

    By-mail ballots go out in Florida: Will yours count?

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    Those outside security experts "can work with you and think like a bad guy", he added. "Taking advantage of the DHS offer is the responsible thing to do". "To do that, you don't need to successfully hack it, you just need to create the widespread impression that it has been hacked". You can use this link to download the Voter Registration Form .
  • French officials 'honored' by chemistry Nobel

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    The award, which was established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, comes with a prize worth 8 million Swedish krona ($937,000). 1966 from Edinburgh University, UK. The researchers were able to find ways to manipulate molecules with the machinery. Once they built a flying machine, he said, people reacted happily but also wondered what it could be used for.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Peppers President Obama With Climate Questions at SXSL

    Leonardo DiCaprio Peppers President Obama With Climate Questions at SXSL

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    DiCaprio railed against "corporate greed from the oil and gas industries", but he conceded that some companies "are starting to realize that addressing the climate change issue can actually spur economic activity". All three panelists struck a downbeat tone, with Obama admitting, "We're on the more pessimistic end of what was possible" in terms of adopting anti-climate change measures.
  • Russia deploys new air defense missiles in Syria

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    In the heart of the city, war planes believed to be Russian and flying at high altitude hit Bustan al Qasr, Hay al Huluk and Fardous neighbourhoods with reports of casualties, several rebel contacts said . A militant rides past damaged buildings in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria on October 2, 2016. Reacting to this situation, Colville told VOA the bombing of medical facilities could be a war crime if proven to be intentional.
  • Pound plunges as United Kingdom minister warns of Brexit 'rollercoaster'

    Pound plunges as United Kingdom minister warns of Brexit 'rollercoaster'

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    To compound matters, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned that Britain's economy is heading for a "rollercoaster" ride over the coming years during negotiations to leave the EU. "We still haven't been clearly told by Britain what it wants to do", he said. "Crucially we want to still have a good relation with the European Union", she said.
  • Human remains found in 2100-year-old shipwreck

    Human remains found in 2100-year-old shipwreck

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    Thus far, they have recovered a partial skull (which includes the jaw and teeth), two long arm bones, both femurs, and multiple ribs, with additional bones embedded in the seafloor and awaiting excavation. Only a handful of human skeletons have been found on ancient wrecks. "There's a very small handful of ancient wrecks in the [Mediterranean] that have produced human remains ".
  • Troubled Samsung issues warning on faulty washing machines

    Troubled Samsung issues warning on faulty washing machines

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    The world's top smartphone maker recalled nearly 2.5 million of its latest device after reports of the device catching fire, mostly while on charge, surfaced - just two weeks after its August 19 launch. Passengers would not be allowed to turn on or charge their old Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on board or stow them in checked-in luggage. Samsung has already recalled all the handsets bearing this icon.
  • Saturday 5K walk to raise funds for breast cancer research

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    RUSSELL Proceeds from an annual pink art silent auction at the Bellefonte Centre will go toward the Pretty in Pink Fund to help local women pay for mammograms, wigs and other resources linked to breast cancer. The movie addresses the various industry constituents like the American College of Radiology and their positions on the necessity and propriety of informing patients of the fact that they have dense breasts (they're against it in the movie but seem to have softened on that position ...
  • Microsoft signs Adobe for Azure cloud computing services

    Microsoft signs Adobe for Azure cloud computing services

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    As a result of the partnership, Microsoft Azure will become Adobe's preferred cloud platform for Adobe Marketing Cloud , Adobe Creative Cloud, and Adobe Document Cloud. Further, the company announced that Microsoft IT Pro Career Center and Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials are now available in 25 languages and 40 markets globally.
  • US senator seeks SEC probe of Yahoo disclosure on hacking

    US senator seeks SEC probe of Yahoo disclosure on hacking

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    Plaintiff Ronald Schwartz is asking the court to require Yahoo to compensate users for any damages resulting from fraud and to pay for measures to identify and safeguard compromised accounts. One lawsuit was filed by Yahoo user Ronald Schwartz on behalf of the estimated 500 million Yahoo users in the USA whose personal information was compromised, according to a Reuters report .
  • Bubba Watson gets Ryder Cup vice-captain call

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    Then go and ask a Ryder Cup captain's pick, writes Simon Lewis in Hazeltine. Watson was described as "heartbroken" after the first three picks went to J.B. "Each Ryder Cup is individual in its own rights", said Clarke. Love and European captain Darren Clarke said they would alter their speeches at the opening ceremony Thursday.