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Is foundation a problem for Clinton's candidacy — Red-Blue America
- August 29, 2016

Clinton needs to retain support from minority voters to defeat her Republican rival in the November 8 election and was delivering a speech in Nevada in which she blasted him as a divisive candidate stoking racist groups. The video also shows Clintons former Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders, denouncing the phrase as “a racist term.” Clinton has since apologized for using the term. (more...)
Why You Need to Update Your iPhone Right Now Why You Need to Update Your iPhone Right Now
- August 29, 2016

An Israeli company named NSO Group is said to be behind the tools that were used in a hacking attempt on a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, however details of the ultra-secretive company are not known. If the victim clicks the link, the attacker can access almost everything on the iPhone from call logs to emails. The text sent to Mansoor's phone included a link, which would have installed software to take advantage of unknown flaws in the iPhone 6, researchers at the ... (more...)
Tropical depression headed to North Carolina Tropical depression headed to North Carolina
- August 29, 2016

Regardless of development, heavy rains with the potential to cause flash floods and mud slides are likely over Hispaniola and eastern and central Cuba during the next couple of days. The center is also tracking a separate area of low pressure located about 140 miles southwest of Bermuda and producing winds of 30 to 35 mph. WWL TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo says, "It's a very poorly organized system". (more...)
One Turkish soldier was killed in Syria One Turkish soldier was killed in Syria
- August 29, 2016

Turkey handed over control of Jarablus to local Arabs after successfully ousting Islamic State last week. The neighborhood came under a grueling airstrike campaign a day earlier, including incendiary bombs that left two children, a brother and sister, badly charred. (more...)
Investigation hints at pay to play at Clinton State Department Investigation hints at pay to play at Clinton State Department
- August 29, 2016

The State Department said it was proceeding as quickly as it could. "Mika, I am sure", Clinton replied. "And for senior aides in the department at that time to have - sorry - to have connections with the Clinton Foundation - which by the way, was working on, for example, Haiti relief, post-earthquake, pretty significant role in that, in fact, only speaks to the fact that, you know, these were important people who had reason to convey information to the secretary". (more...)
Chelsea Clinton will remain on foundation board if Hillary wins Chelsea Clinton will remain on foundation board if Hillary wins
- August 29, 2016

Special Envoy - or U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti". In a separate exchange, Abedin forwarded to Band - outside the State Department - an attachment entitled "Updated China RSVP Guest List 1-5-11". "I think winding down the program takes time". But ethics experts and Clinton's Republican opponents say its reliance on millions of dollars from foreign governments and powerful businesses makes her vulnerable to charges her donors could expect favourable treatment from the White House, which ... (more...)
National Hurricane Center continues to monitor storm system approaching Florida
- August 29, 2016

The storm system dumped between 3 and 5 inches of rain on portions of Cuba Saturday afternoon, according to an 8 p.m. update from the center . 99L wasn't in a very good location to get its act together, but the environment could be a bit more favorable early next week when it gets to the Gulf. (more...)
Samsung Shows No Interest For Galaxy S7 Mini? Samsung Shows No Interest For Galaxy S7 Mini?
- August 29, 2016

In addition, Galaxy Note 7 users will be able to enjoy the service right out of the box, with 15 GB of Samsung Cloud storage readily available. China is the world's largest smartphone market with three out of 10 smartphones in the world sold in China. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Launched in China Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Launched in China
- August 29, 2016

Spoiler alert: yes, the Galaxy Note 7 survived, relatively unscathed. A few weeks ago, rumors pointed to the facts that Samsung is going to launch the smartphone with the advanced version in the Chinese market place. The fresh phablet has attracted keen global attention with an iris recognition feature and upgraded S Pen that enables users to better write and draw on the screen. (more...)
Maine state senator: Censure may be in order for governor
- August 29, 2016

He previously drew national attention for this comment he made in January. 'These types of guys - they come from CT and NY, they come up here, they sell their heroin, they go back home, ' he continued, according to the Portland Press Herald . (more...)
Apple issues iOS update to combat spyware Apple issues iOS update to combat spyware
- August 29, 2016

The suspicious software was first identified in the Middle East by human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor, who reported the issue to Citizen Lab , an "internet watchdog". It is thought that other dissidents and journalists could also be targets of this spyware. If you own and use an Apple mobile product, it is a good idea to update your system in order to protect your data. (more...)
Tesla's Musk buying over half of SolarCity bond offer - filing
- August 29, 2016

Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. restated an "outperform" rating and set a $385.00 target price (up previously from $222.56) on shares of Tesla Motors in a report on Thursday, May 5th. So the Tesla sedan is now the fastest production auto on the planet. The last trading session volume compares with the 4.03M average and market worth floats around $33.10B. (more...)
Apple Urges Users To Immediately Update iOS Devices After Hack Apple Urges Users To Immediately Update iOS Devices After Hack
- August 29, 2016

Apple's iOS 9.3.5 update patches the exploits by the NSO Group, but it is unclear whether it addresses the vulnerabilities used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which earlier this year announced that it had paid hackers who found a method to crack an iPhoneused by the shooters in San Bernardino. (more...)
Disappointed Players Demand Refunds; Steam, Sony and Amazon Comply Disappointed Players Demand Refunds; Steam, Sony and Amazon Comply
- August 29, 2016

The website released a detailed list of the number of players playing "No Man's Sky" daily since its launch and the numbers have been hugely declining from day to day, meaning a lot of players are quitting the game even before finishing it. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn 'concerned' over voter exclusion claims Jeremy Corbyn 'concerned' over voter exclusion claims
- August 29, 2016

He told Mr Corbyn: "We have gone backwards in Scotland on your watch". JEREMY CORBYN will today promise to reverse cuts to the arts and put lottery funding into regional control. He added: "The SNP are very good at adopting the clothes of Labour tradition in Scotland". Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has backed Mr Smith to replace Mr Corbyn. (more...)
Rosberg wins but Hamilton happier after making huge gains from last place
- August 29, 2016

Daniel Ricciardo started behind the trio in the other Red Bull but finished second to extend his team's lead over Ferrari in the constructors' championship to 22 points. After the safety vehicle came out, the race was halted on lap 10 of 44 as the battered barrier needed repairing. German driver Nico Hulkenberg was a season's best fourth ahead of Mexican Sergio Perez and Vettel, while Alonso was seventh, Raikkonen ninth and Verstappen 11th. (more...)