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In one case, Consumerist reported, the washing machine vibrated so violently that it broke a user's jaw. Samsung on Friday announced a formal recall of 2.8 million top-load washing machines - more than a month after the U.S. In addition to the Galaxy smartphone, the virtual assistance will also be incorporated into other products, including home appliances and wearable technology devices, according to media reports.
  • 600000 square miles of the Antarctic Ocean is now protected from people

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    The isolated but wildlife-rich Ross Sea in the Southern Ocean is already thought to be one of the least-altered marine environments on the planet. The idea for the reserve was introduced by New Zealand and the U.S. However, some 28 percent of the area will be designated for research purposes - here, scientists are allowed to catch fish and krill, penguins, seals, and other animals.
  • Old city near epicenter hard hit by Italy quake

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    While there were no immediate reports of casualties on Sunday, damage was substantial. "We are trying to understand if people are under the rubble", Spuri said. A church crumbled in the ancient Perugian town of Norcia, famed for its Benedictine monastery and its cured meats. "I was sleeping in my vehicle, I saw hell break out", he said.
  • Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

    Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

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    For comparison in 2008, after three days of voting only 7.1% of registered voters had cast ballots in the first three days of early voting . Although much smaller in number than those large counties in the state, the local voter turnout on Monday set a new record for the first day of early voting in Dawson County, according to County Clerk Gloria Vera.
  • Warm temps Thursday lead to likely rain ahead of weekend

    Warm temps Thursday lead to likely rain ahead of weekend

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    Sunday: Partly sunny . A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Afternoon highs will range from the upper 60s across most of northeast IL and northwest IN to the lower 70s across central and north central IL. Monday night .Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s. Tuesday will be sunny with a high in the mid-60s, forecasters said. The record high for October 28 is 80 set in 1933.
  • NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) Quick Look at Expectations For Earnings

    NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) Quick Look at Expectations For Earnings

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    The Trading and Investing segment offers retail brokerage products and services, investor-focused banking products, and corporate services. The company has market value of $5.00B. The last bid price was called at $72.15 and the ask price was stated at $72.50. Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research , hasn't provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.
  • Biz Verizon acquires video startup Vessel

    Biz Verizon acquires video startup Vessel

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    Vessel's early investors include Amazon.com, Inc. "When we examined and evaluated all that the Vessel team has executed to date and their technical strengths in areas of content discovery, recommendation, OTT subscription management and user experience management we were able to identify a number of ways this was a smart pairing", said Chip Canter , the general manager of Verizon Entertainment.
  • Amber Alert Issued For Abducted Baby Out Of Sonoma County

    Amber Alert Issued For Abducted Baby Out Of Sonoma County

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    Sheriff's officials report that the child, Henry Massey, was abducted by his mother, 35-year-old Hannah Ashley. During recent child visitations, it was reported that Ashley threatened to take back the child. Both were evaluated by local medical personnel and transported to the nearest hospital for precautionary measures. Our agency is indebted to the California Highway Patrol, Placer County Sheriff's Office, Sonoma County Sheriff's Detectives, and California Office of Emergency Services for ...
  • Presidential Campaigns Blast AT&T-Time Warner Merger

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    Speaking to his supporters Saturday about the merger of the media companies, the GOP presidential nominee said it would result in too much concentration of power. It also provides broadband subscription television services through DirecTV, which it bought in 2015 for $48.5 billion to become the nation's largest pay TV provider with more than 25 million customers.
  • US internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack

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    In a status update on the company's website , Dyn officials said they began "monitoring and mitigating" the DDoS attack at about 7 a.m. The attacks also affected Tumblr , Spotify and Amazon and appear to have targeted domain name servers (DNS) provider Dyn .
  • European Space Agency confirms Mars lander lost during descent

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    The AMELIA (Atmospheric Mars Entry and Landing Investigation and Analysis) programme, to be carried out by the Schiaparelli science team, will use the engineering data from these sensors to reconstruct the module's trajectory and determine atmospheric conditions, such as density and wind, from a high altitude to the surface.
  • Bike lock makes thieves vomit

    Bike lock makes thieves vomit

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    The best way to protect your bike might very well be the Skunklock, a recent invention designed by Daniel Idzkowksi and Yves Perrenoud. San Francisco Inventor Daniel Idzkowski said the idea came after his friend's bike was stolen outside a Whole Foods, even though it had locks.
  • Planet Nine May Be Out There Tilting Solar System

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    Astronomers could discover the solar system's mystery ninth planet by 2019, scientists have claimed. They noted dwarf planet Sedna and several other bodies far beyond Pluto share certain odd orbital characteristics - which they believed had been shaped by a unseen giant "perturber" in the region.
  • Hyundai Issues Recall Affecting 63000 Cars

    Hyundai Issues Recall Affecting 63000 Cars

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    A "tempered" Sonata sunroof can then detach from the vehicle into traffic because of the wind deflector or if a passenger attempts to manually close it, Hyundai said. The recall covers model year 2015-2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicles manufactured December 8, 2014, to August 18, 2015, and Hyundai Sonata vehicles manufactured May 28, 2014, to March 18, 2016, equipped with the panoramic sunroof option.
  • His team's got bite, but Francona loses tooth with chew

    His team's got bite, but Francona loses tooth with chew

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    After a game in which the decision to bunt possibly altered the outcome (no way to know for sure), perhaps it's time for the Indians to rethink their strategy. But because of the almighty save-and the ninth-inning role accompanying it-he doesn't always play in the circumstances that would demand the most talent.
  • Bank of America's profits rise 6 percent, beats estimates

    Bank of America's profits rise 6 percent, beats estimates

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    It has outperformed by 9.34% the S&P500. In case of Revenue Estimates, 18 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Bank of America Corporation as 21.99 Billion. CDI Corp. (NYSE:CDI) reported that it was awarded a new SEAPORT task order by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide watercraft engineering and marine services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Detachment Norfolk Combatant Craft Division (NSWCCD-CCD).
  • How Apple backed away from a titanic carmaking plan

    How Apple backed away from a titanic carmaking plan

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    Instead, Apple is focusing on developing an autonomous driving system which opens up the door towards partnering with automakers. The new team has been given a deadline of late 2017 to prove to the company's leadership that self-driving systems can become a reality.
  • Major Binding Agreement to Phase Out HFC Greenhouse Gases Reached

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    HFCs are described as the world's fastest-growing climate pollutant and are used in air conditioners and refrigerators. "It's a huge step forward", said U.S. The amendments have two separate phase-down schedules for developing countries (which fall within Article 5 of the Montreal Protocol ) and one phase-down date for the developed countries (which are described in Article 2).
  • Amazon Launches For-Pay Streaming Music Service

    Amazon Launches For-Pay Streaming Music Service

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    If you have one of the companies Fire tablets you might have noticed a new blue icon show up in the last few days. That said, the price of a subscription is likely what makes this streaming music service the most different. Amazon Music Unlimited offers "tens of millions" of songs from major labels Sony, Universal and Warner, hundreds of indies and thousands of playlists and personalized stations.
  • China launches manned mission to experimental space station

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    Jing and Chen are due to link up with China's Tiangong 2 space lab two days after launch and spend 30 days conducting experiments and testing technologies for future flights. Tiangong-2 has been sent into space on September 15 . "I will really cherish every second in space to look out the window at the planet, look at China from space, and also do the things not possible on Earth", said Chen.