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Nissan recalls 134K vehicles; fluid can leak and cause fires Nissan recalls 134K vehicles; fluid can leak and cause fires
- September 10, 2016

Dealers will inspect the serial number on the brake actuator pump, and replace it for free if it has defective seals. Owners who see that warning should park outside and away from structures and not drive their vehicles until they are repaired. (more...)
Judge rejects request to delay Boston police bodycam program Judge rejects request to delay Boston police bodycam program
- September 10, 2016

Evans said in a statement yesterday. Sponsored content: Download the latest Expert Edition on Identity Management. The union argued that Evans had violated the agreement. The Boston Police Department is awaiting a ruling on a controversial body camera program that is being challenged by the city's largest police union. (more...)
Apple Drops Price For Apple Watch Series 1 and iPad Pro
- September 10, 2016

According to them, the 5.5inch iPhone 7 Plus will sport a 3GB RAM . Previously, Apple infused 4GB in 12.9-inch iPad pro. At the heart of both versions is the A10 Fusion, Apple's first quad-core mobile processor. To stay true to this, Apple implements the same base storage option with the iPads, cutting down costs for more capacity. The camera is the BIG change for the iPhone 7 series. (more...)
Stoltenberg: Turkey, NATO in need of each other Stoltenberg: Turkey, NATO in need of each other
- September 10, 2016

Cavusoglu repeated Ankara's call for a secure zone in northern Syria supported by a no-fly zone to protect hundreds of Syrian refugees who have voluntarily returned to Jarabulus this week. The NATO head was one of the top Western officials to visit Turkey in the wake of the attempted coup aimed at bringing down the Turkish government. (more...)
Federal and State Officials Unveil Plan for Offshore Wind in the US Federal and State Officials Unveil Plan for Offshore Wind in the US
- September 10, 2016

Gov. Karyn Polito in a statement . Adding 86,000 megawatts of wind power would nearly match the 96,000 megawatts of installed capacity in the U.K. It would support 160,000 jobs, reduce the amount of water consumed by US power plants by 5 percent and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 1.8 percent, the Energy Department said. (more...)
Protest grows ahead of key ruling on Dakota Access pipeline
- September 10, 2016

The pipeline's developer, Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners , has hoped to get the pipeline up and running by January 1, 2017. The $3.8 billion pipeline would carry 450,000 barrels of crude oil each day from North Dakota to IL. The request came after private security for the Dakota Access Pipeline sprayed mace and used dogs on unarmed water protectors, on Saturday, September 3rd. (more...)
QB Jacob Eason will get first start Saturday QB Jacob Eason will get first start Saturday
- September 10, 2016

With the move, Eason will become the first true freshman to start for the Dawgs since Matthew Stafford in 2006. The switch from fifth-year senior Greyson Lambert to Eason was expected to happen sometime this season because the Lake Stevens. (more...)
Hill: Forecasters let us down over Tropical Storm Hermine Hill: Forecasters let us down over Tropical Storm Hermine
- September 10, 2016

This system is becoming more organized and is expected to become a depression sometime later in the weekend or early next week. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center are following three different stormy areas that have potential for development into a tropical system. (more...)
Air travelers on Samsung phone honor system after fires
- September 10, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning travelers to avoid turning on or charging Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones while flying because of concerns about the devices catching fire . Earlier this week, US TV channel Fox 10 reported claims that a faulty Galaxy Note 7 had set fire to a family's Jeep . It is the first large-scale recall of one of Samsung's top of the range phones. (more...)
Tags: Samsung Galaxy, Note 7 on board, DGCA
- September 10, 2016

The US trade group Airlines for America said it was "closely monitoring" the Note 7 issue and that carriers in the US would make their own ruling over the use of the phone on board. Most airlines have a specific ban on putting such devices or batteries inside checked baggage. Days ago, a Florida family's vehicle caught fire after a Note 7 left in the Jeep exploded. (more...)
HP Enterprise spins off software businesses in $8.8B deal
- September 10, 2016

Executive chairman Kevin Loosemore, who will lead the combined entity, said today's announcement marks "yet another significant milestone for Micro Focus ". He further said that we initially come close to Hewlett-Packard in February about a deal and was not put off by the market turmoil that followed the Brexit vote in the UK. (more...)
Box deepens integrations with Google Docs and Office 365 Box deepens integrations with Google Docs and Office 365
- September 10, 2016

The partnership will also see Google's Springboard tool, which can be used to search through Google services such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Drive and Contacts, incorporated into Box to aid the discovery of data from Google services while working in Box . (more...)
Obama warns N Korea of new sanctions after nuclear tests
- September 10, 2016

In February, Mr. Obama signed into law a bill pushed by congressional Republicans that gave him broad new powers to sanction North Korea and cut off its economic lifelines. Earlier in the day, North Korea confirmed it had carried out a nuclear test at its northeastern nuclear test site. Friday's nuclear test came hours after President Barack Obama wrapped up the final Asian tour of his presidency, a pair of summits in China and Laos that included talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping ... (more...)
Global Warming Likely Doubled Chances of Historic Louisiana Rainfall, Study Finds Global Warming Likely Doubled Chances of Historic Louisiana Rainfall, Study Finds
- September 10, 2016

While we concluded that 40 percent is the minimum increase in the chances of such rains, we found that the most likely impact of climate change is a near doubling of the odds of such a storm. Scientists speak of the return intervals for extreme climate events, such as the extreme rain and flooding in Louisiana. Moreover, a typical 30-year event in 1900 would have had 10% less rain than a similar event today, for example, 23 inches instead of 25. (more...)
REx Begins Its Journey to Asteroid Bennu REx Begins Its Journey to Asteroid Bennu
- September 10, 2016

OSIRIS-REx will intercept the orbit of near-Earth asteroid Bennu to map its surface and collect "high value" samples to bring back to Earth. "I can't tell you how thrilled I was this evening", Lauretta said. Instead, it will eject a small capsule containing the asteroid sample, which will land with the help of parachutes at the Utah Test and Training Range, southwest of Salt Lake City. (more...)
GM's Mary Barra tops list of Fortune's most powerful women GM's Mary Barra tops list of Fortune's most powerful women
- September 10, 2016

Many of those at the top of the list are the first women to hold their posts. She was ranked second on the list in 2015 as well. There are 22 chief executives in charge of companies valued at more than $1 trillion. Among many reasons, Barra claimed the top spot on the list after she led the company to record-breaking profits in 2015 of $9.7 billion after dealing with ignition switch recalls in 2014. (more...)
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy demands Chandrababu's Resignation YS Jagan Mohan Reddy demands Chandrababu's Resignation
- September 10, 2016

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said, Andhra Pradesh will be considered a special state . The Polavaram irrigation project was also declared as the National Project and the Centre would meet its cost. The protestors denounced Jaitley's claim that granting special status to AP was not possible because of the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission. (more...)
NASA spacecraft blasts off to collect asteroid dust NASA spacecraft blasts off to collect asteroid dust
- September 10, 2016

All in all, the launch went off without a hitch, mission executives said at a post-launch briefing. OLA will create precise, high-resolution 3D maps of asteroid Bennu's entire surface, helping scientists select the best site to extract a sample for return to Earth. (more...)
How to transfer data from the PlayStation 4 to PS4 Pro
- September 10, 2016

In an announcement made at its PlayStation Meeting this week, Sony unveiled a new, beefier version of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) gaming console -- the much-rumored PlayStation 4 Pro. Microsoft offers it in a $299 Xbox One S. The Sony PS4 Pro is $100 more expensive. The power is primarily used to enable high dynamic range (HDR) lighting for wider contrast and perhaps help upscale the 1080p graphics into 4K for compatible TVs. (more...)
Lost and found: Tiny Philae space probe discovered on comet
- September 10, 2016

The 100-kilogramme probe touched down on comet 67P in November 2014, after a 10-year, 6.5 billion kilometre journey piggybacking on Rosetta. On 30 September, the orbiter will be sent on a final one-way mission to investigate the comet from close up, including the open pits in the Ma'at region, where it is hoped that critical observations will help to reveal secrets of the body's interior structure. (more...)

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