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Google unveils VR headset that pairs with NFC
- October 09, 2016

Google confirmed that the updates for the Pixel phones will be shared between Google and Verizon. While many in the US have been upset to learn that Verizon will be handling Pixel system updates, it seems Rogers customers won't have to worry about that issue. (more...)
Matthew weakens a little, but Hurricane Center stresses storm remains dangerous Matthew weakens a little, but Hurricane Center stresses storm remains dangerous
- October 09, 2016

Hurricane warnings are in effect from Cocoa Beach, Florida, to Surf City, North Carolina. The NHC forecast the storm's eye to move near or over the coast of north-east Florida and Georgia on Friday night, and near or over the SC coast on Saturday. (more...)
EE and Carphone bag Google Pixel exclusives
- October 09, 2016

Google held its biggest ever hardware event on Tuesday, and we got a glimpse at devices that bear more of Google's fingerprint than anything they've done before. Still, it is a good gesture from Google to roll out the latest update to the phone. While the Nexus line never gained huge traction outside of the Android fan realm, it was Google's platform to showcase everything Android was capable of. (more...)
Heath Officials in Yemen Say Over 140 Dead in Airstrike
- October 09, 2016

In addition to the reported deaths, hundreds of funeral attendees were also wounded in the strike, local health officials said . In August, the United Nations said that more than 10,000 civilians have been killed in Yemen since March 2015. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew pushes over trees in Florida
- October 09, 2016

Augustine thus far is fallen-down trees, sheets of rain, powerful wind gusts and flooding". The NHC also said life-threatening floods could occur along the Southeast U.S. Multiple cities and towns imposed curfews overnight to keep people off the streets. Many of those who didn't, she said, were on Daniel Island, a 4,000-acre area on the east bank of the Cooper River in Charleston. (more...)
Russian Federation 'interested in' United Nations proposal on Aleppo
- October 09, 2016

Like Kerry's "war crimes" gambit, the French resolution is also intended for propaganda purposes, drafted in language that will ensure a Russian veto. On October 6, amid US press reports that the Pentagon had presented USA administration officials with options for possible air strikes against Syrian government forces, Russian defense officials warned that U.S warplanes might be at risk of being shot down. (more...)
Russia ratifies deal on military base in Syria
- October 09, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry says relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia are strong despite reports the Saudis are looking to de-emphasize its alliance with Washington. and Russia, the world's two major nuclear powers, could be on the brink of a military confrontation in Syria, Washington has further ratcheted up tensions with the issuance Friday of a formal statement from the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security alleging that the Russian ... (more...)
Ben & Jerry's takes a stance in support of Black Lives Matter Ben & Jerry's takes a stance in support of Black Lives Matter
- October 09, 2016

Worse, they implied all white people are racist, too. "They steal our very humanity". Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news . Ben and Jerry's has been one of the few major American companies to use their platform to speak out on various issues. Let us now get down to the hard and joyful work of winning this fight for justice. (more...)
Trust hospital partners NDK to fight breast cancer
- October 09, 2016

Patrick Borgen. To make a donation or for more information, visit their website. The burger brand is partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during the month of October to donate 21 cents from each sale of fountain drinks, signature and classic shakes, retro floats and kids fountain drinks, shakes and milks. (more...)
New Jersey gas prices to jump after vote to raise tax passes
- October 09, 2016

The bill - raising the tax from 14.5 cents per gallon while cutting sales and estate taxes - passed despite bipartisan opposition from lawmakers and many residents. "We lived to fight another day". The lawmakers, instead, voted in favor of the tax hike. "The voters and the citizens should have a chance, just like the legislators should, to actually read the legislation", said Mr. (more...)
Despite recall, Samsung tips higher-than-expected profit Despite recall, Samsung tips higher-than-expected profit
- October 09, 2016

However, the phone is not with Samsung yet, so the report can not be claimed to be 100% true, but considering the fact that there is evidence, Samsung has get into the full swing to rectify their stand. Analysts expect the setback to have knocked off $1 billion in profits from Samsung's third quarter. However, such reports will hit the company very hard, more so when Samsung had claimed that the new batteries will not cause any more troubles. (more...)
Abbas slammed on Twitter for crying at Peres' funeral
- October 09, 2016

Then - finally - the two walked inside. Netanyahu and Abbas have not held face-to-face talks since 2010. The sombre ceremony for the former president and prime minister of Israel was attended by world leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries. (more...)
Humans will never get older than 115 Humans will never get older than 115
- October 09, 2016

New data suggests that human life span maxes out at 115 years . Albeit of a rather lofty 125 years. But a new study suggests that the upward trajectory does have a ceiling, and we have already hit it. Indeed, advances in the field of biotechnology are now making waves, and the use of CRISPR (and genetics research in general) is making it possible to modify DNA, the source code of life itself. (more...)
Springfield Leaders Accepting Role of 2016 "Real Men Wear Pink"
- October 09, 2016

Orangetheory fitness coach Patricia Dore came in on her day off to take the classes. Cancer effects so many people, so i think it's important to raise awareness. "We appreciate our local partners, as their support can make all the difference in achieving our goals of building awareness and raising funds for treatment and research". (more...)
Breast, Lung Cancer Awareness Highlighted Oct. 14 at Free Breakf
- October 09, 2016

Throughout the month of October, Hoover police will wear pink badges, and Hoover police vehicles will bear a pink decal in honor of breast cancer awareness. According to Gulf News , there is no way to overemphasize the fact that early intervention alone can dramatically increase the chances of surviving breast cancer, and the cure for early stages is at 99 percent. (more...)
New Zealand MPs demand release of women in Gaza protest boat
- October 08, 2016

In a video made prior to her kidnapping , Wright encourages Americans to contact her former boss, State Secretary John Kerry, to demand her immediate release from Israel and to end the military blockade on Gaza. While that incident gave Israel a diplomatic black eye and contributed to a deterioration of ties with Turkey, Jerusalem has since apologized as part of reconciliation deal with Ankara ratified this summer. (more...)
Cauvery Dispute: Centre constitutes high level technical team Cauvery Dispute: Centre constitutes high level technical team
- October 08, 2016

The court had also directed Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from October 7 to 18. Earlier, state Water Resources Minister M.B. Farmers pour out their woes, is central team convinced? Farmers poured their woes in Kannada which was translated to Hindi, English CWC members. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj helps Pak girls get back home Sushma Swaraj helps Pak girls get back home
- October 08, 2016

In a heartwarming response, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, said, "Aliya - I was concerned about your well being kyonki betiyan to sabki sanjhi hoti hain ". Nineteen girls from Pakistan who were in the city to take part in a youth festival left for home after conclusion of the event. In a tweet on October 2, Ms Harir - a student of global relations at the Troy University of the U.S. (more...)
LeBron James offers support to Indians before Game 2
- October 08, 2016

Despite the loss, a defiant Price is convinced he'll get another chance. He made a couple ideal pitches, but the more important thing was he made a lot of good pitches. Despite finishing the final week of the regular season 1-5, Boston tried to allay concerns about their meager final stretch. This hasn't been a typical October for him so far, but it's not for any lack of effort. (more...)
Global life expectancy stands at 72 years: Lancet Global life expectancy stands at 72 years: Lancet
- October 08, 2016

The death rate among young children was higher in England (3.28 per thousand) compared to the rest of the UK. "Another 14 million children would have survived had the target been met", Kevin Watkins of Save the Children wrote in an editorial comment in The Lancet . (more...)