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New bill would protect California widows and widowers from foreclosure
- August 26, 2016

Senate Bill 32 to extend Californias landmark emissions reductions goals has passed the Assembly and is expected to get Governor Browns signature. That bill was carried by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia The Assembly Bill is tied to the Senate Bill, and both needed to pass for either to become law. (more...)
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250 Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
- August 26, 2016

One rescue effort focused on the Hotel Roma in Amatrice , famous for the Amatriciana bacon and tomato pasta sauce that brings food lovers to this medieval hilltop town each August for its food festival. On Thursday, the sun rose on frightened people who had slept in cars or tents, the earth continuing to tremble under their feet from aftershocks, hundreds of which have struck since the quake. (more...)
Bolt wins triple-triple gold with relay win Bolt wins triple-triple gold with relay win
- August 26, 2016

Concentrating on not messing that up for Bolt, a Jamaica team led by Asafa Powell got into the final on Thursday in an important moment for the big man's legacy. "I never wanted to be famous, I'm dying of shame". "My team came through for me tonight". Friday's triumph was potentially the most awkward, with Bolt's gold medal hopes reliant on the performances of his team-mates. (more...)
NYPost: Trump Campaign CEO Once Charged in Domestic Violence Case
- August 26, 2016

Bannon, who pleaded not guilty, declined to be interviewed. Bannon's wife asked him for the American Express card so she could buy groceries. According to a police report obtained by Politico , when Santa Monica, California police responded to a 911 call on New Year's Day, Bannon's wife alleged that he pulled her neck and wrist during a dispute over their finances. (more...)
Swiss targets Australian Open for return from knee injury Swiss targets Australian Open for return from knee injury
- August 26, 2016

The Laver Cup , named after tennis great Rod Laver will be a competition that will have a European team against another squad, which will consist of players from "rest of the world". Nadal and Federer will be on the "Europe" team which will be headed by Bjorn Borg, facing off against "The World" which will be lead by John McEnroe. (more...)
Sen. Manchin stays silent on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company
- August 26, 2016

USA lawmakers are asking for explanations for why a life saving medication has dramatically increased in price in recent years. EpiPen maker Mylan lobbied hard for approval of the legislation that would boost sales of their product. The company said around half of USA schools are participating in that program. Richard Blumentahl of CT, have written to Mylan about their concerns. He noted the costs can also be passed on to taxpayers when children are covered by Medicaid or other government ... (more...)
Duke Nukem's corpse appears to be twitching
- August 26, 2016

Gearbox Publishing, a label under Gearbox Software, is listed as the publisher and distributor of Duke Nukem. This might indicate that a Duke Nukem 3D remaster will be unveiled on that date. A banner at the top of the website also reads "Happy 20th Anniversary", which may point to the anniversary of Duke Nukem 3d, which turned 20 years old back in January this year. (more...)
Crews gain ground on Northern California fire
- August 26, 2016

Vegetation that dry behaved nearly like firewood, Sean Collins of the Kern County Fire Department told the AP. As of late Wednesday morning, the raging inferno was at 0 percent containment , according to Cal Fire . Where the fire has burned, it hasn't left much behind that could burn later, good for future fire management, he said. "When I saw the fire coming over the ridge, I knew we didn't have a chance", David Barreda, who lost his home to the inferno, told SFGate.com. (more...)
Shares Moving Higher for the Quarter: PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) Shares Moving Higher for the Quarter: PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE)
- August 26, 2016

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 3.32% and Monthly Volatility of 3.92%. The average volume stands around 1 million shares. The current Wall Street consensus is expecting the company to report EPS of $-0.01 for the quarter. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 10, 2016 to "Outperform", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $67. (more...)
Mobile Declares Data Plan Era Over, Goes All In on Unlimited Mobile Declares Data Plan Era Over, Goes All In on Unlimited
- August 26, 2016

Sprint is rolling out a slightly better unlimited plan. While T-Mobile will keep its existing data plans around, Legere said during a press conference the plan is to eventually retire them, but existing customers will be able to stay in their plans if they choose. (more...)
Has KFC's Secret Fried Chicken Recipe Been Discovered? Has KFC's Secret Fried Chicken Recipe Been Discovered?
- August 26, 2016

Whether it's Donald Trump eating the store's food with a fork and knife, the company developing a nail polish that is set to be released in Hong Kong... The Tribune chose to put the recipe to the rest, whipping it up as written, and then comparing it to a batch of fresh KFC bought at a local restaurant. (more...)
Beware Ford-GM, Honda Says 10-Speed Auto Not Good Enough! Beware Ford-GM, Honda Says 10-Speed Auto Not Good Enough!
- August 26, 2016

Back when the transmission was first released, we were questioning the need for so many gears. You know, since why wouldn't you require an 11-speed triple-clutch transmission? When we tried to access the patent filing , it timed out with a "server is now busy" message. (more...)
Facebook to set up Wi-Fi at rural Indian railway stations Facebook to set up Wi-Fi at rural Indian railway stations
- August 26, 2016

Facebook has been reported to be holding talks with the RailTel to provide internet connections at railroad stations. RailTel has an optic fibre-based network that connects about 4,000 railway stations in the country. "This can be further increased up to 25 Km through additional access points". It is concentrating on other ways to give more people in India the access to the Internet. (more...)
50 campers and other evacuated in Grand Teton 50 campers and other evacuated in Grand Teton
- August 26, 2016

Authorities ordered evacuations in eastern Idaho where a wildfire burning rangeland and habitat of a threatened bird, the sage grouse, ballooned to 40 square miles. Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed. (more...)
Earth-Like Planet Discovered Orbiting Our Closest Neighboring Star
- August 26, 2016

As such the research has been years in the making, and was undertaken by more than 30 researchers from across different institutions and countries. Earlier observations revealed hints of the planet but could not decisively prove its existence. (more...)
Yellowstone fires less active, events go on
- August 26, 2016

A lodge and cabin operation and several campgrounds have been evacuated, and a 10-mile stretch of US 89/191/287 leading to Yellowstone has been closed since Monday. BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big. (more...)
Powerful earthquake strikes central Myanmar, at least three dead
- August 26, 2016

Both the Myanmar Ministry of Religious and Cultural Affairs and the Myanmar Earthquake Committee made the announcement before revealing that may have been the extent of the more serious damage the earthquake caused. UPDATED: 9:09 a.m. EDT - Residents in Yangon - Myanmar's most populous city - evacuated tall buildings in the midst of Wednesday's magnitude 6.8 natural disaster in what the U.S. (more...)
Google Rolls Out Android Nougat for Nexus Devices
- August 26, 2016

Daydream: Android Nougat is ready to transport you to virtual worlds with Daydream-ready phones, headsets and controllers - all coming later this year. Better looking games with the new Vulkan graphics API. It's a great addition for tablets, but you can use it on phones, too, sizing the app windows until each is just right. (more...)
Galaxy Note 7: Samsung phone replaces passwords with iris scanner
- August 26, 2016

The Note 7 will be available from all four major carriers on 19 August with preorders starting today. According to LowYat.Net, Samsung has also indicated that those who pre-order can expect a few extra goodies though the site was unable to provide specific details. (more...)
NXP Semiconductors N.V
- August 26, 2016

The stock's market capitalization is 21.99B. It touched its peak point at $89.17 and its lowest price point stood at $87.73 in last session after starting the trading at $. The investment firm sold 3,256 shares of NXPI which is valued $280,602.Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in NXPI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,091,101 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,985,429 shares of NXP Semiconductors NV which is valued at $165,088,421. (more...)

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