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Xi officially opens G-20 summit in China
- September 05, 2016

And I'm absolutely committed to ensuring not only that this is a productive meeting, but that we're also setting the stage so that the next USA administration comes in with a relationship that is on a strong and productive footing. The incidents reflect only a fraction of the American projection of security and force when the president travels. "They've got to put in place free trade agreements and we are enthusiastic and supportive; we're providing Britain with as much assistance as we ... (more...)
Samsung announces swap for Galaxy Note 7 with Galaxy S7 variants
- September 05, 2016

This afternoon, just hours after Samsung announced a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, the company has revealed an exchange program for all current owners of the phone. The company states that customers will be able to replace current Note 7 with brand new ones in coming weeks by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG. "Market sentiments are not with Apple at the moment and Samsung had to have a good run in months to come, buoyed by its super-successful S7 and S7 Edge devices and now Note 7". (more...)
President Duterte declares President Duterte declares "state of lawlessness" after Philippines blast
- September 05, 2016

Dozens more were wounded in the explosion at a packed market in the southern city of Davao . Abu Sayyaf is a violent extremist group that split from established Philippines separatist movement Moro National Liberation Front in 1991. Duterte's son Paolo, who is vice mayor of Davao also confirmed his father was safe. Duterte has in recent weeks pursued peace talks with the two main Muslim rebel groups , which each has thousands of armed followers. (more...)
Workers strike across India to protest economic reforms Workers strike across India to protest economic reforms
- September 05, 2016

The trade unions, excluding RSS-associated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have claimed that more than 18 crore workers will be joining the strike , making it bigger than the one held previous year, also on September 2, 2015, which saw a confluence of 14 crore workers. (more...)
Rumors : Iris Scanner Heading To iPhone In 2017 Rumors : Iris Scanner Heading To iPhone In 2017
- September 05, 2016

The live reveal is being streamed on the Apple website , with chief executive Tim Cook leading the presentation. The reason for the improve battery life is the new Global Positioning System tracker feature the Apple Watch 2 has. - There are going to be changes but they will most likely be incremental. A video of what seems to be the iPhone 7 Plus has been posted online, and appears to confirm some long-standing rumours. (more...)
Ace showdown: Bumgarner, Giants knock off Arrieta, Cubs 3-2
- September 04, 2016

Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Chicago . ORIOLES 8, YANKEES 0: Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 41st homer to cap a six-run second inning, and Baltimore beat New York Yankees at Baltimore. (more...)
Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican
- September 04, 2016

Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, September 3, 2016 . The square hosts a ceremony Sunday expected to dra. Millions acclaimed her as an icon of Christian charity and a global symbol of anti-materialism and worthwhile self-sacrifice. Sisters of Charity volunteers planned to distribute food to the poor nearby after the ceremony, and community meals were being served across Catholic parishes in India on Sunday - a symbolic reference to Mother Teresa's lifetime of service to humanity, said ... (more...)
Southern Miss rallies for 44-35 upset of Kentucky Southern Miss rallies for 44-35 upset of Kentucky
- September 04, 2016

Freddie Maggard, Kentucky Sports Radio football analyst: "Easily Southern Mississippi". Mississippi St didn't need overtime to lose to South Alabama. He was the state's Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year. Kentucky featured one of the best secondaries in the country last season. "This year he's been in that starting role. (more...)
Bauer, Lindor Lead Indians Past Marlins 8-3 Bauer, Lindor Lead Indians Past Marlins 8-3
- September 04, 2016

With every pitch-fastball, slider, curveball, change-up-everything. "After the first, I thought Cash was really good", Mattingly said. Andrew Cashner was acquired by the Marlins on July 29. With two outs and nobody on, Crisp singled off Fernandez. Napoli walked to force in a run. An inning later, Cleveland tied the game on back-to-back doubles by Tyler Naquin and Roberto Perez before taking the lead on an RBI single by Carlos Santana in the third. (more...)
LAX issues ground stop after false shooter alert
- September 04, 2016

Officers ran into the terminal with guns as other officers patrolled the exterior of the terminal. As a further precaution, flight operations were stopped from 9 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. The man was released. Police officers, including one with a shotgun, eventually led passengers out of the terminal, through a security gate, and into a parking lot - where several hundred waited for the terminal to reopen. (more...)
Trump considers using seized cartel assets to pay for wall
- September 04, 2016

You can't just smuggle in, hunker down and wait to be legalized. "Those days are over". "Mexico will pay for the wall", said Trump during a rally in Arizona the same day. "That is what it means to have a country". He said he would form a commission to study which regions or countries he would suspend immigration from, saying Syria and Libya would be high on his list. (more...)
Donald Trump Won't Stop Talking About How 'Healthy' He Is
- September 04, 2016

Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. "We're going to make sure we don't undermine the excellence and the results", she says. "Don't be fooled" by Trumps efforts to rebrand, she told voters at a speech in Reno, saying the country faced a "moment of reckoning". (more...)
Badgers-Tigers Invade Lambeau
- September 04, 2016

The Badgers defense was stout throughout the game, holding LSU star running back Leonard Fournette to 130-yards. Wisconsin's fans were outnumbered 60 percent to 40 percent, but then LSU likely had a significantly larger talent advantage to no avail. (more...)
Hanjin Bankruptcy Sends Shockwaves Through Global Shipping
- September 04, 2016

Three Hanjin container ships carrying a total of 10,000 containers were anchored off the coast of Southern California, awaiting instructions about what to do, said Capt. Workers in the Korean port of Busan refused to work on a ship because the company hasn't paid dues, forcing the cancellation of a berthing. They had received several hundred tons of secondary ADC12 aluminum ingot from South China at a minor port in east Japan two weeks ago, and the cargo had been offloaded already. (more...)
Farm worker overtime expansion bill heads to governor's desk
- September 04, 2016

After decades of pushing for fair pay, California farmworkers will finally be paid overtime when they work more than eight hours a day - if Gov. Starting in 2019, the new law would gradually expand overtime pay for California's estimated 825,000 farm workers. (more...)
Sam Allardyce admits to England nerves ahead of Slovakia game
- September 04, 2016

Surely he can force his way into the set-up over the course of the season if he maintains his form for West Ham. Rooney will nearly certainly start given his role as captain, though Allardyce then faces the question of whether to play tyhe Manchester United skipper or Dele Alli in a more advanced role. (more...)
The Elon Musk Trade Is Taking A Big Hit Today
- September 04, 2016

Tesla says it has plenty of capital to pull of the SCTY deal, but just in case, it wants more. "That allows SolarCity to offer the bonds at a competitive rate for investors - 6.5 percent for 18-month bonds - and still come in lower than the cost of institutional non-asset financing". (more...)
Retailers scramble to work around Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy
- September 04, 2016

Hanjin's collapse has come during the shipping industry's busiest season ahead of the year-end holidays. It is also making contingency plans for cargo already on board Hanjin ships in the event the vessels are seized. Another trade group, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Maritime Commission asking the federal government to step in to help smooth out the Hanjin situation and expressing hope that the South Korean ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton raises $143 million in August for campaign, Democratic Party
- September 04, 2016

A separate Marquette University poll of likely voters in Wisconsin showed Clinton holding a 3-point lead in a head-to-head matchup with Trump, 45 percent to 42 percent. Those numbers were scheduled to be updated later on Friday. In recent weeks, Clinton has come under renewed criticism over her handling of classified information while serving as US secretary of state, and her family's charitable foundation has come under fresh scrutiny for the donations it accepted while Clinton served ... (more...)
Ministers fight back against Apple tax ruling
- September 04, 2016

Apple's reserves are $120 billion. "It is about a level playing pitch and ensuring everyone pays their fair share", she said. First and foremost, the jig is up. "I think that was a terrible thing to do at the time and there are still people with the same view that Ireland is doing too well in terms of foreign direct investment and they would like to change the 12.5 per cent regime". (more...)