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Trump aide: He's paid 'hundreds of millions' in taxes Trump aide: He's paid 'hundreds of millions' in taxes
- October 05, 2016

The New York Times reported Saturday that it obtained tax documents showing Trump claimed a $918 million loss in 1995, and that he could have used tax laws that favor the wealthy to legally offset that loss by skipping payment on federal income taxes for 18 years. (more...)
Climate change divide continues between parties Climate change divide continues between parties
- October 05, 2016

In a poll conducted a year ago, around the time that world leaders gathered in Paris to negotiate a climate agreement, Pew found that among the 40 countries surveyed , a median of 54 percent of people considered climate change a serious problem. (more...)
British trio win physics Nobel for unusual states of matter
- October 05, 2016

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, who all work at US universities, share the prize for their discoveries on abrupt changes in the properties, or phases, of ultra-thin materials. Since then, the research has paved the way for an increased understanding of topological phases in a number of materials. One of the scientists who won this year's Nobel physics prize says that he was "very surprised and very gratified" to win the award. (more...)
This New Mac scent candle makes your house smell like an unboxing This New Mac scent candle makes your house smell like an unboxing
- October 05, 2016

Well light a candle and rekindle your unhealthy Apple obsession: someone has made a candle scented with eau de iMac. Twelve South's product notes say that the soy wax candle has hints of mint, peach, basil, lavender, mandarin and sage and that it should burn from 45-55 hours. (more...)
Fresh fire between Pakistan and India as tensions escalate in ongoing conflict
- October 04, 2016

Last week, the Indian army carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launchpads across the LoC in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Many are leaving amid fears the tensions may escalate further. Pakistan often pushes militants providing them cover fire. Pakistan has denied India's claim of surgical strikes and termed it crsoss-border firing. (more...)
[Pictures] Google Pixel smartphones leaked by Verizon ahead of official launch [Pictures] Google Pixel smartphones leaked by Verizon ahead of official launch
- October 04, 2016

These Pixel smartphones may not seem like anything much more extraordinary, but they will serve as the first real vessels for Google's fledgling personal assistant. In 2011, Google bought smartphone maker Motorola for $12.5 billion and sold it for less than a quarter of that amount three years later, reportedly because the ownership of Motorola caused problems with its other manufacturer partners. (more...)
Prosecutors to Announce Launch Location of Rocket that Downed MH17
- October 04, 2016

No names were mentioned but the report shows that Russian soldiers took part in using a missile system to shoot down a plane over Ukraine two years ago. Yet the "whole "body of evidence" of the Dutch prosecutors was provided by Ukraine", it said. The airline said Wednesday it was monitoring the progress of the JIT's criminal investigation closely. (more...)
Elon Musk promises 'fun' trip to Mars colony
- October 04, 2016

He warned that for the first Martians, the risk of fatalities will be high - "there's just no way around it" - and he wants to see his five young sons grow up. That's all a prelude, though, to Musk's stated plan to send a person (or people?) there in 2025-at least five years sooner than NASA plans to even reach Mars in the 2030s. (more...)
Swaziland's bid to sell rhino horn fails at UN meeting
- October 04, 2016

Delegates from the 158 countries attending considered a proposal spearheaded by the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) to list all African elephants in Appendix I, the highest level of protection under global law, but it failed to gain the necessary two-thirds majority with a vote of 62 to accept and 44 to reject. (more...)
Africa's Elephants Face Worst Drop, Report
- October 04, 2016

According to the IUCN, there were a number of regions where systematic surveys could not be taken, making it hard to report on what was happening to elephants in countries such as South Sudan, Liberia and savannah areas of the Central African Republic. (more...)
UN wildlife conference bans trade in African grey parrot
- October 04, 2016

Two young elephants stand over a dead female elephant, poached for her tusks, in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve. Across Africa a dramatic surge in killing over the past seven years has seen elephant populations shrink by a third, according to the recently published Great Elephant Census. (more...)
Tax, fundraising woes for Trump
- October 04, 2016

Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr. The notice informed the charity that it had engaged in fundraising activities not permitted under the law because it had not been registered with the state authorities. His campaign manager Kellyanne Conway meanwhile accused Hillary on CNN of working to "blame and shame the women who had consensual sex with her husband over a number of years". (more...)
Hurricane Matthew's Track Shifts Again, Still a Threat to SC
- October 04, 2016

Monday night's forecast shows the Lowcountry in the western part of the system by the end of the week. Matthew had sustained winds of 220 km/h as it moved north. A strong ridge would steer the storm to the north-west. Matthew is 200 SW of Port Au Prince, Haiti, moving NNE at 8 miles per hour. Hurricane Matthew is now expected to be off the coast of the Carolinas as a Category 2 storm as soon as Friday, and state officials are urging people to be prepared. (more...)
Asian stocks mostly up as Deutsche Bank concerns ease
- October 04, 2016

The Nasdaq composite rose 42.85 points, or 0.8 percent, to 5,312. Oct 3 The cost for a key short-term funding source for Wall Street tumbled on Monday from its highest level since the global credit crisis nearly eight years ago on signs of increased lending with the start of the fourth quarter. (more...)
One killed as Indian army base comes under attack One killed as Indian army base comes under attack
- October 04, 2016

He said the firing started about 10:30 PM yesterday night after the Border Security Force men detected some "suspicious movement" in the vicinity of their camp that they shared with the 46 Rashtriya Rifles of the army. ".It is neither hungry for land". The Kashiri separatist was killed during a gun battle with security forces in July. Heavy exchange of fire continues in the region. (more...)
Japanese cell biologist wins medicine Nobel Japanese cell biologist wins medicine Nobel
- October 04, 2016

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet made a decision to award the prize to Ohsumi , 71, as his discoveries led to a new paradigm in the "understanding of how the cell recycles its content". What did Dr Ohsumi discover? . Yoshimori has continued work on autophagy in mammals as well, demonstrating the process' role in removing pathogens that have entered cells. (more...)
India extends lead over New Zealand in 2nd test to 339 runs India extends lead over New Zealand in 2nd test to 339 runs
- October 04, 2016

Henry, who picked up three wickets in India's first innings, added another three to his tally and with Boult picking up two more, India were reduced to 106 for six. Mitchell Santner (9) and B.J. Watling (1) followed suit in quick succession, Shami accounting for both the scalps. India were 227 for eight at stumps in their second innings with Wriddhiman Saha on 39 and Bhuvneshwar Kumar on eight at the crease. (more...)
Sox Sweep Orioles and Now Have Won 8 Straight!
- October 04, 2016

The Cardinals had won four in a row before Nolan Arenado belted a grand slam and Tom Murphy added a three-run blast in Colorado's 11-1 pounding of St. "On top of that, when you got in a hitters count, he didn't give us good pitches to hit, he threw a lot of good changeups and cutters and so whatever game plan he had it worked because his location was good and he hit his spots and when you hit your spots, it doesn't matter velocity-wise". (more...)
'Many Black People Who Become Police Officers Become Blue, not Black' 'Many Black People Who Become Police Officers Become Blue, not Black'
- October 04, 2016

Chapter President Corine Mack also said Tuesday that blacks typically are "demonized" after being killed by police. Reparations for the family of Keith L. Rakeyia Scott had sought a domestic violence protective order against him on October 5 of a year ago. Other court documents show Scott had a criminal record in North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. (more...)
Liveblog: Google's October 4 hardware event at 5pm on Tuesday
- October 04, 2016

Starting with the Pixel, the leak reveals that the device is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset with quad-core 2.15GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch 1080 x 1920p display. This further suggests that Google will drop the "Nexus" branding it's typically used in favor of its own Pixel name, and will market the phones as being "made by Google". (more...)

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