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You Can Now Stream Any Blizzard Game on Facebook You Can Now Stream Any Blizzard Game on Facebook
- August 27, 2016

Turns out Blizzard is pushing Blizzard Streaming to "the Americas, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand". To dive in, all players need to do is connect their Battle.net account-the universal account for Blizzard titles-to their Facebook account. (more...)
Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 8 police; 45 wounded
- August 27, 2016

The latter released a statement on their military wing website stating that the attack in Cizre was for the ongoing isolation of their leader Abdullah Ocalan at a prison on an island off Istanbul . The PKK, which for almost 40 years has been fighting for Kurdish autonomy, confirmed through a statement that this Friday's attack, in which another 70 people were injured, was targeted at government forces operating in the locality, the capital of Sirnak province. (more...)
Judge orders Clinton email release by September 13 Judge orders Clinton email release by September 13
- August 27, 2016

State Department to determine whether it has found any new emails between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week after the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, and to release any such documents by September 13. The existence of additional emails was made public as part of a public records lawsuit by a conservative watchdog group against the State Department. (more...)
Gordhan has Jacob Zuma's 'full support and confidence'
- August 27, 2016

Further stock market losses were curbed by retailer Woolworths Holdings, which rose 1.77 percent to 87.01 rand after reporting a 8.9 percent rise in full-year profit as its food sales gained more market share despite a weak economy its home market. (more...)
Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl
- August 27, 2016

Not knowing it could be worth tens of millions of dollars, he kept the 30-by-60-cm pearl in his thatched hut on the western island of Palawan, tucked under a wooden bed as a good-luck charm, Amurao added. He decided against selling it and making him rich beyond his wildest dreams, instead he donated it to the mayor to put on display in order to attract tourists to the city. (more...)
Demand sags for California credits aimed at greenhouse gases
- August 27, 2016

State governor Jerry Brown is preparing to sign the measure into law, after it was approved by both the Californian Assembly and the State Senate earlier this week, despite opposition from some industries and Republican members. Two Democrats opposed the bill, with five abstaining, while just one Republican voted in favor. But it has come under fire from critics who have said the program suffers from a glut of permits, reducing the incentive for businesses to cut emissions and curtailing ... (more...)
Trump says Clinton trying to 'smear' him
- August 27, 2016

His disregard for the values that make our country great is profoundly risky". When the alt-right wants to spread its message of hate and destroy its opponents all in one fell swoop, its members use Twitter trolling and radical, racist memes - aiming to "red pill" as many as they can before it's too late. (more...)
Trump's Immigration Shift Gives GOP Lawmaker 'Uneasy Feeling'
- August 27, 2016

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are making appeals that seem tailor-made for usually reliably Republican Utah voters uncertain about Trump's tone toward immigration and minority faiths. And one other thing, there are millions of people right now online trying to come into our country. The candidate's been saying for months that he wants to force all illegal aliens out of the country. (more...)
Durant: Time with Team USA 'therapy for me'
- August 27, 2016

That capped an Olympics in which the USA dominated the medal tables, both the gold (46) and overall totals (121). With gold on the line, the team finally came together late in the first quarter and into the second, clamping down defensively, causing turnovers and contesting shots, frustrating Serbia's normally patient offense. (more...)
Russian Federation not to have 'full-fledged' military base in Iran Russian Federation not to have 'full-fledged' military base in Iran
- August 27, 2016

Russian combat aviation will no longer be using Iran's Hamadan air base in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria , according to an announcement made Monday by Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Additionally, there were technical problems in the use of Hamadan. " Russians are interested to show they are a superpower to guarantee their share in political future of Syria and, of course, there has been a kind of showoff and ungentlemanly [attitude] in this field", he ... (more...)
England may play three spinners in first ODI v Pakistan
- August 27, 2016

After a fluctuating, evenly contested Test series was drawn 2-2, this comfortable victory gives England a 10-8 lead in the "Super Series", where points awarded for results across all three formats. "That was my first ODI with Pakistan and everything I've heard was on view really". England welcomed back Ben Stokes for this match, the all-rounder playing as a specialist batsman as he continues his recovery from the knee injury that cut short his Test summer. (more...)
Judge Orders State Department to Review 14900 Clinton Emails
- August 27, 2016

These are all emails that Clinton sent or received during her tenure as secretary of state, and they were not among the 55,000 documents turned over by her lawyers previous year. Some of the emails were found on the servers of people she or her staff were communicating with. The new documents are believed to consist chiefly of emails to or from Clinton, said a USA official who spoke on condition of anonymity, and may include a mix of personal and work emails. (more...)
President Obama Announces Creation Of Largest Marine Conservation Area
- August 27, 2016

With the designation, the monument , originally established by President George W. Bush in 2006, balloons from 139,797 square miles to 582,578 square miles. Paul LePage said of the Maine monument. US Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, said in a statement that the expansion will create 'a safe zone that will replenish stocks of tuna , promote biodiversity and fight climate change'. (more...)
How Clinton Has Tried to Shake Off the Email Scandal How Clinton Has Tried to Shake Off the Email Scandal
- August 27, 2016

At least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or had phone conversations scheduled with Clinton while she led the State Department donated to her family charity or pledged commitments to its global programs, according to a review of State Department calendars released so far to The Associated Press. (more...)
You Should Update Your iPhone Right Now
- August 27, 2016

Security researchers on Thursday announced they had discovered a new piece of iPhone malware that allowed attackers to see virtually everything on your iPhone. To update, check through the Software Update section on the Apple TV, or grab the Configuration Profile from Apple's Developer center if you'd like to install it for the first time. (more...)
Apple issues global IOS update after iPhone spyware alert Apple issues global IOS update after iPhone spyware alert
- August 27, 2016

The company recommends anyone using an iPhone update their iOS immediately. If Mansoor had done so, his iPhone 6 would have been "jailbroken", or hit with unauthorized software installations, according to Citizen Lab , a project at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs. (more...)
Apple issues update after security flaws laid bare
- August 27, 2016

The software was able to get past Apple's rule that only approved software may run on the device by exploiting iOS flaws to "jailbreak" the device. It's unlikely that any of the exploits reached iOS end users, since they were caught by researchers and Apple. (more...)
Conte wants Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina
- August 27, 2016

It has now emerged that the Blues boss will instead attempt to bring in left-back Alonso in order to move Branislav Ivanovic into the centre, with Cesar Azpilicueta moving from left-back to replace the Serbian on the right-hand side. Asked how frustrating he has found the transfer window so far, Conte replied. The pursuit of Koulibaly and/or Romagnoli continues, with reported interest in Torino's Nikola Maksimovic and Stefan De Vrij of Lazio seen as contingency plans. (more...)
Vehicle bomb kills at least eight at police headquarters in Turkey
- August 27, 2016

The Sirnak governor's office told Anadolu they blame the PKK - a militant Kurdish group that's labeled a terror group by many in the worldwide community. The PKK - also listed as a terrorist organization by the USA and the European Union - resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015. (more...)
Hurricane center lowers chances of tropical wave becoming Hermine Hurricane center lowers chances of tropical wave becoming Hermine
- August 27, 2016

A tropical disturbance could become a hurricane and threaten Florida and the Gulf Coast in the next few days, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm now packs sustained winds of 40 miles (65 kilometres) per hour, but could gain strength and become a hurricane by Monday. Activity is expected to spread over eastern and central Cuba through the weekend. (more...)

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