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Puerto Rico trying to recover after huge blackout
- September 25, 2016

A Puerto Rico fire at its only big power plant blacked out almost the entire island and fix crews were working through the night on Thursday trying to restore electricity to 3.5 million people in the USA territory. Puerto Ricans, who continue to struggle in the midst of the island's economic hardship, were angered about the power outage and expressed concerns on social media. (more...)
Pennsylvania: Will Trump or Clinton win in the swing state? Latest polls Pennsylvania: Will Trump or Clinton win in the swing state? Latest polls
- September 25, 2016

Giles-Parscale, a San Antonio-based firm whose president, Brad Parscale, serves as the Trump campaign's digital director, was once again the biggest vendor for the month, collecting $11.1 million, much of which was directed to digital ads. Clinton has other advantages in the campaign's final stage. Trump scheduled two events in North Carolina - a state that could decide the victor on November 8th. (more...)
United States could demand 'black box'-style crash recording in driverless cars
- September 25, 2016

That policy, issued jointly by the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, could result in changes to current California draft regulations on autonomous vehicles. "These cars won't be widely accepted until consumers can trust that they're safe", Wallace said. More important, these guidelines place self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. (more...)
US Charlotte police refuse to release shooting video US Charlotte police refuse to release shooting video
- September 25, 2016

In an interview with CNN , Roberts said she thought the curfew was the most effective way to maintain peace in the city. It was incredibly hard for members of the Scott family to view these videos, but as a matter of the greater good and transparency, the Scott family asks that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department publicly immediately release both of the videos they watched today. (more...)
Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users
- September 25, 2016

If you do mobile banking, you might want to reach out to your bank and let them know you have been hacked. Cybersecurity experts nearly universally agree that Google has some of the best security that the general public can access. "You used to be able to see these attacks coming through really quickly after a breach", said Litan. "You just use your handle at your bank with that same password because it's easy to remember", said Nelson. (more...)
Charlotte stays largely peaceful during 3rd night of protest Charlotte stays largely peaceful during 3rd night of protest
- September 25, 2016

The police chief has refused to publicly release the videos but showed it to Scott's family. As depicted in the eyewitness video, the scene plays out under bright sunlight, from a vantage point that's a short distance from the confrontation between Keith Lamont Scott and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers . (more...)
Blu Life One X2 Smartphone with Fingerprint Scanner Launched at $150 Blu Life One X2 Smartphone with Fingerprint Scanner Launched at $150
- September 25, 2016

Blu Life One X2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor , coupled with an Adreno 505 GPU. /PRNewswire/ BLU Products, the market leader in unlocked devices in the United States, introduced the BLU Life One X2, the next generation of the highly successful BLU Life One X launched previous year. (more...)
Trump's Texas chairman: Cruz's support didn't come too late
- September 25, 2016

Kennedy assassination. Ted Cruz says he's voting for Donald Trump for president - a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically refusing to do so. "I assume he'll wear that red power tie", Clinton said. At the same time, the large staff that worked on Cruz's presidential bid pushed him not to endorse. (more...)
Iraqi forces push IS militants from key northern town
- September 25, 2016

Government troops and allied Sunni paramilitary tribal fighters, covered by US-led coalition and Iraqi aircraft, entered the central part of Shirqat, some 280 km from capital Baghdad , seized the local government compound, the main hospital building and police headquarters, Xinhua news agency quoted a source as saying on a condition of anonymity. (more...)
Sunny forecast continues Thursday in metro Sunny forecast continues Thursday in metro
- September 25, 2016

Friday is a mix of sun and clouds with a chance for showers near sunset, he said. "Even though the temperatures might be a few degrees cooler, the humidity is going to be lower and the winds will be stronger", said Eric Petersen, a weather service meteorologist. (more...)
Apple To Reveal Design Changes Before The Big Release? Apple To Reveal Design Changes Before The Big Release?
- September 25, 2016

It was likewise stated by the source that the MacBook Air 2017 could be equipped with new cooling modules that will help protect the device from the heat of its processor and graphics processing unit (GPU). It seems that the company will stick to its decision and gradually remove the jack from all its upcoming devices including MacBook Pro 2016. The backlit keyboard of the MacBook Pro is shown here. (more...)
New York Times editorial board endorses Clinton for president
- September 25, 2016

But Roberts said on CNN that she would prefer that the presidential candidates delay visits so security resources will not be stressed. "We appreciate that they are concerned about Charlotte", Roberts told CNN. Clinton is planning to reschedule the visit for a week later. "Crooked Hillary's bad judgement forced her to announce that she would go to Charlotte on Saturday to grandstand". (more...)
Keys to Beating Georgia
- September 25, 2016

The senior is having a breakout year for the Rebels and leads the team with 20 catches for 302 yards and two touchdowns. Chubb finished with 57 rushing yards on 12 carries before being held out of action. "Lot of young guys making bad mistakes". Kirby Smart will certainly hope to have his full complement of offensive weapons against an athletic Tennessee defense, but ankle injuries can be very tricky. (more...)
Africa is divided over ivory trade
- September 25, 2016

By revealing that the African elephant will be gone by the time his daughter celebrates her 25th birthday, he sincerely expressed the need to address poaching immediately and help avoid the extinction of animals native to Africa and Asia. (more...)
Trudeau Says Canada, China Exploring Possible Free-Trade Talks
- September 25, 2016

Canadian opposition parties fear they could be subjected to human rights abuses and the death penalty in China. Beijing, meanwhile, just prior to Li's visit released a Canadian national held since 2014 on espionage charges. Two-way trade between the two was roughly 60.37 billion Canadian dollars (US$46.08 billion) in 2015, according to Statistics Canada data, trailing only Canada's bilateral trade with the USA and with the European Union. (more...)
Toll touches 88 as another youth killed in Army firing in Kashmir
- September 25, 2016

The youth was taken to Baramulla district hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, the official said. The locals, however, said Lone was working in his fields when he was hit by a bullet fired by the Army men. They had called for marches to various tehsil headquarters across the Valley on Friday. The separatists, who are spearheading the current agitation in the Valley, have extended their protest programme till September 29, but announced periods of relaxation on some days, ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton: Terrorism Threat Is 'Real' But Calls For Resolve Hillary Clinton: Terrorism Threat Is 'Real' But Calls For Resolve
- September 25, 2016

She further elaborated on her plan to stop the group from carrying out similar attacks on the U.S. soil. "Well, the secret is, he has no plan". "We're going after the bad guys and we're going to get them". Trump noted that NBC's Matt Lauer had been criticized for going easy on Trump at a televised forum on national security, so there will be pressure on Holt. (more...)
Charlotte shooting: Police to release body and dashboard camera footage
- September 25, 2016

The body camera video shows officers with guns drawn surrounding Mr Scott's auto as he steps out of his vehicle. As officers warn civilians to "back up" from the scene, Mr Scott can be heard groaning. "A judge must then determine whether to release the footage based off of eight standards laid out within the law itself, ranging from a video's legal significance to whether the release may harm the reputation or jeopardize the safety of a person". (more...)
Adrian Peterson to have knee surgery Thursday, will miss multiple games
- September 25, 2016

He's talking a lot more", Zimmer said. "I think the guys behind him are eager for the opportunity". The Vikings said Peterson's rehabilitation process will begin immediately. "I don't think anybody has butterflies, " McKinnon said. "We're in the same type of situation". But with two big penalties in one drive and a 39-yard pass over his head to Nelson, Sunday night was a night to forget for the second year cornerback. (more...)
US Election: Ted Cruz Endorses Trump
- September 25, 2016

Regardless of what Cruz might say, the list changes nothing . "A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment". As late as Friday morning, one person who served a senior role on Mr. Cruz's campaign said Mr. Cruz would "destroy his brand" by backing Mr. Trump and would take himself out of contention for the party's 2020 nomination should Mr. (more...)

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