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'Massive response' needed for hurricane-hit Haiti - UN chief 'Massive response' needed for hurricane-hit Haiti - UN chief
- October 11, 2016

The airstrip in Jeremie is unable to accommodate large cargo planes, so relief was being ferried to the devastated city by helicopter. "... Reuters visited the Port-a-Piment hospital early on Sunday morning, the first day southwestern Haiti's main coastal road had become semi-navigable by auto. (more...)
WikiLeaks releases Hillary Clinton's Wall Street speeches in 'handy Kindle format'
- October 11, 2016

Friday's leaks came after hackers stole thousands of e-mails belonging to Clinton's campaign chair, John Podesta, who said Russian Federation was to blame. Bernie Sanders this year flagging speech excerpts that could be politically problematic. The excerpts are found in an email from Tony Carrk, the research director of the Clinton campaign, to John Podesta , the campaign chairman. (more...)
Tesla, SolarCity shares rise as merger looms
- October 11, 2016

This, according to a recent tweet hours after Musk's announcement that says a "source" confirms that the upcoming Tesla event will revolve around Autopilot. The Tesla Model 3 is variant that is much more affordable out of all other Tesla vehicles. "I think it's going to be really exciting when people see it". (more...)
Drake Shatters American Music Awards Nominations Record Drake Shatters American Music Awards Nominations Record
- October 11, 2016

His nominations include Artist Of The Year , Favorite Album - for Views and his collaboration with Future, What A Time To Be Alive - and Favorite Song in both Pop/Rock, "One Dance", and Rap/Hip-Hop, "Hotline Bling". Nominees for artist of the year are Adele , Beyonce , Bieber, Drake , Selena Gomez , Adriana Grande, Rihanna , Twenty One Pilots , Carrie Underwood and The Weeknd . (more...)
LEADING OFF: Ortiz could play last game, Jays try to sweep
- October 11, 2016

Corey Kluber can pitch in Game 5 — or, if the Red Sox dont last that long, wait for AL Championship Series. They will, however have a better support system Monday; returning to Fenway after the first two games in Cleveland. Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona departs after speaking to the media at Fenway Park, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in Boston . Well, with the weather clear, the Red Sox will play their game today, whether it be their last breath in 2016, the start of a comeback, or ... (more...)
Train service resumes after New Jersey crash
- October 11, 2016

New Jersey Transit is implementing a new rule for pulling into two of its stations a week after one of its commuter trains crashed into a terminal, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 others. The agency says cross-honoring with Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, NJ TRANSIT bus and private carriers and PATH trains remains in effect. NJ TRANSIT will reopen a portion of Hoboken Terminal to commuter rail service for the start of service on Monday, October 10, 2016. (more...)
Trump Taj Mahal closes after 26 years; 5th casino casualty Trump Taj Mahal closes after 26 years; 5th casino casualty
- October 11, 2016

Trump Taj Mahal, now owned by Icahn Enterprises , officially closed Monday morning. The last guests at the hotel checked out on Sunday, and some of the last gamblers at the casino were cashing in their chips while its namesake was debating Hillary Clinton, facing his own increasingly long odds. (more...)
US not at war with Islam, says Hillary US not at war with Islam, says Hillary
- October 11, 2016

In response to Trump's claim, Twitter users came up with the hashtag #MuslimsReportStuff that went viral on social media. Some of the tweets were serious, pointing out injustices that Muslims face everyday. Clinton declared Trump's aggressively vulgar comments about women revealed "exactly who he is" and clearly demonstrated his unsuitability to be president. (more...)
33 injured in collision of NY trains
- October 11, 2016

Officials said the last of the derailed train cars was towed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday. Four people sustained serious injuries, he said. Andrew Cuomo said 11 passengers were taken to hospitals, all with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. (more...)
USA flight evacuated after replaced Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes
- October 11, 2016

According to The Verge , who spoke to Brian Green - the phone's owner - he had picked up the device on September 21 in the US. The phone, belonging to Brian Green, from IN, reportedly began emitting smoke on board a Southwest Airlines flight to Baltimore from Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday. (more...)
I Tried Oculus's Cordless VR Headset
- October 11, 2016

The bundle comes with two gaming titles- VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken . Its primary rival, the HTC Vive, launched with a motion-tracking controller in the box, a key advantage over the Oculus Rift. During Oculus' event, Zuckerberg announced Facebook is creating a $250 million fund to help developers build virtual reality content. Zuckerberg said development is still incredibly early, but that it's on the product roadmap. (more...)
Pixel C and Current Nexus Devices Gets Android 7.1 As Developer Preview
- October 11, 2016

To get all of those things, you have to pay a price. While the Pixel is a " Verizon exclusive ", meanwhile, there are other options, like Republic Wireless and Google's own Project Fi. The Google Pixel features a headphone jack, and the iPhone 7 famously doesn't - but the Pixel isn't water-resistant, and the iPhone 7 is. You can check out the entire list on Google's Daydream View blog . (more...)
Replacement Galaxy Note 7 phone causes plane evacuation
- October 11, 2016

A report from The Verge quoted Green as saying the phone was a replacement and included a picture of the identifying label on the packaging indicating it as such. Less than a month after launching the Galaxy Note 7 in August 11, Samsung decided in to recall over 1 million units of the smartphone sold worldwide. (more...)
Unifor-FCA contract talks continue on deadline day Unifor-FCA contract talks continue on deadline day
- October 11, 2016

Unifor President Jerry Dias said in an interview on Monday that Fiat Chrysler has said it won't adopt the pattern set by Unifor's contract with GM. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) was downgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report released on Thursday. (more...)
Pink Floyd Pink Floyd "Reunite" To Denounce Israel In Statement
- October 10, 2016

They were taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod, to be held under harsh conditions for whatever period of time Israel chooses, then deported. In a statement released by Freedom Flotilla Coalition, a member of the land team working to secure the release of the women, Wendy Goldsmith, said the deportations are happening at a much quicker pace than with previous flotillas. (more...)
U.S. Accuses Russian Hackers for Interfering with Presidential Elections
- October 10, 2016

U.S. intelligence and the Obama administration had concluded over the summer that sophisticated Russian hackers were responsible for hacking the servers of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and leaking emails that embarrassed senior Democratic officeholders. (more...)
HTC 10 price slashed in India; now available at Rs 47990 HTC 10 price slashed in India; now available at Rs 47990
- October 10, 2016

HTC 10 was launched in India in April at a price of Rs 52,990. HTC 10 smartphone was made available in June in Carbon Grey and Topaz Gold colours. It runs Android 6 Marshmallow OS with HTC Sense on top. On the front there is a 5MP camera unit that also comes with an f/1.8 aperture, AF, and OIS. HTC 10 ditches the BoomSound stereo speaker setup and now supports 24-bit audio instead. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew kills 10 in US
- October 10, 2016

Police blocked all access to the city early Saturday as power crews repaired lines and downed trees were cut up. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Press via AP). McCrory said there have been 887 swift water rescues since Saturday; 574 rescues were in Cumberland County alone. A boat joined them and rescued the woman, who was taken to the hospital because she was exhausted and suffering from hypothermia, he said. (more...)
Google Home announced with voice Assistant for $129
- October 10, 2016

Looking at its much-anticipated Tuesday hardware event, the only thing that really stands out is still its software - which may raise questions about why they didn't just release it as an app that works on all phones. We believe Google deserves a a thumbs up for a job well done on the camera front. At $129, The Home is $50 cheaper than Echo. Users can just say the wake word "Alexa" and direct it to do a task like turn on lights or set a timer. (more...)
Billy Bush Suspended From The 'TODAY' Show After Donald Trump Tape Leaks Billy Bush Suspended From The 'TODAY' Show After Donald Trump Tape Leaks
- October 10, 2016

The "other person" in the explosive Trump videotape _ Billy Bush _ is suspended by NBC "pending further review" of the matter'. The decision comes as NBC grapples with how to handle an embarrassing Access Hollywood tape showing Bush egging on Donald Trump as he made a stream of sexually charged remarks about women in 2005. (more...)

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