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TripAdvisor To Stop Selling Tickets To Cruel Wildlife Tourism Attractions TripAdvisor To Stop Selling Tickets To Cruel Wildlife Tourism Attractions
- October 13, 2016

However, TripAdvisor told MailOnline Travel that listing an attraction does not represent their "endorsement of that establishment" and that tours booked through its subsidiary, Viator , go through a pre-screening process. TripAdvisor will continue to book tickets for trips involving horse back riding, children petting zoos with rabbits and other domestic animals, as well as aquariums, zoos and sanctuaries were there could be some touching or physical interaction with animals, it said. (more...)
Alaska receives extension to meet REAL ID requirements Alaska receives extension to meet REAL ID requirements
- October 13, 2016

Beginning January 22, 2018 , TSA will only accept licenses and identification cards issued by compliant states or noncompliant states with an extension. As it stands, on January 30, 2017, federal agencies will no longer accept ME licenses and IDs for official purposes and, in January 2018, the documents will no longer be accepted as ID to board a commercial aircraft. (more...)
Baby changing stations coming to men's restrooms Baby changing stations coming to men's restrooms
- October 13, 2016

As Twitchy reports, President Obama recently signed the BABIES ( Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation) Act , which requires that changing stations be installed in men's and women's bathrooms in publicly accessible federal buildings. Under the current law, the government has two years to comply, and some exceptions could be made if providing baby-changing tables proves too costly. (more...)
Early voting upends traditional sprint to Election Day
- October 13, 2016

Early and absentee voting have become a more common practice in recent years. There are two ways to absentee vote in Kentucky. A warning for voters from the Wisconsin Elections Commission, after hundreds absentee ballots across the state have been handed in incomplete. (more...)
Utah, Ohio Polls Are Bad News for Trump in a Bigly Way
- October 13, 2016

He's in favor of free trade and against abortion rights. Trump has even caused conservative radio and TV star Glenn Beck, who is also Mormon, to consider voting for Clinton - something he said was unthinkable a year ago. McMullin can not win the presidency through the Electoral College since he is on the ballot in only 11 states. Utah voters rejected both Trump and Clinton in the March presidential preference caucus votes. (more...)
Testimony resumes in Derrick Rose rape lawsuit Testimony resumes in Derrick Rose rape lawsuit
- October 13, 2016

National Basketball Association star Rose is set to return to the witness stand in a $21 million lawsuit that alleges he an. In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, photo, New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose plays in an National Basketball Association preseason game in Houston. (more...)
Tesla's Elon Musk teases 'unexpected' new product for October 17 Tesla's Elon Musk teases 'unexpected' new product for October 17
- October 13, 2016

CEO Elon Musk posted on social media the company would unveil an " unexpected " product on October 17. One other possibility regarding Tesla's upcoming event is that Musk may use the opportunity to make some important announcements regarding the features of Tesla's highly anticipated Model 3. (more...)
Sanders too embarrassed to repeat Trump comments about women Sanders too embarrassed to repeat Trump comments about women
- October 13, 2016

Less than one percent said they would vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, and an even smaller fraction of one percent said they would vote for Donald Trump. "I don't want to go there, because I have run as a third-party candidate myself in the state of Vermont", Sanders told The Detroit News. "I had a different approach", he said in that September event. (more...)
Daimler Unveils New Electric Brand Through Generation EQ Concept in Paris
- October 13, 2016

This, boys and girls, is the future according to Mercedes: the Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, the first look at Mercedes' vision of an electric vehicle future. The new generation of electric vehicles will be based on a scalable architecture that can be used across all models, including SUVs, sedans, coupes, and cabriolets. (more...)
Speeding Listed as Top Mistake in Fatal Accidents Involving Teen Drivers Speeding Listed as Top Mistake in Fatal Accidents Involving Teen Drivers
- October 13, 2016

While states have made progress in reducing teen driver-involved traffic crashes and deaths over the past decade, teen drivers are still 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than their adult counterparts, and teen-involved crash deaths spiked 10 percent in 2015. (more...)
Lessons from Matthew: Climate Change, Hurricanes Lessons from Matthew: Climate Change, Hurricanes
- October 13, 2016

Matthew shocked storm-watchers last week when it gained energy and grew from a tropical storm to a Category 5 hurricane so quickly that it shattered records. With those deeper waters now holding 15 percent more warmth than they held two decades ago, there's less cool water that can be stirred to the surface to break up the storms energy, instead, now there's much warmer water being brought to the surface that feeds the hurricane . (more...)
Clinton campaign chief Podesta: FBI probing hack of his emails Clinton campaign chief Podesta: FBI probing hack of his emails
- October 12, 2016

Elizabeth Warren of MA into the presidential race. Tougher rules for Wall Street. Two days after The Associated Press was first to report in March 2015 that Clinton had been running a private server in her home in NY to send and receive messages when she was secretary of state, her advisers were shaping their strategy to respond to the revelation. (more...)
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in national poll Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in national poll
- October 12, 2016

The poll , conducted over three days, october 8-10, comes after another NBC / Wall Street Journal poll taken following Friday's leak of a 2005 tape of Trump making lewd and predatory comments about women. They're targeting in particular millennials, among whom Clinton's standing is improving as voters shift support from Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson. (more...)
Antares rocket launch from Wallops scheduled for Friday night
- October 12, 2016

Hurricane Nicole is expected to hit Bermuda on Thursday, the NASA statement said. The crew will only have a five-minute window from 8:03pm EDT (1:03am BST) to hurl the package into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (more...)
Tesla Motors Declares War on Base Models, Eliminates Cheap Model X60D Tesla Motors Declares War on Base Models, Eliminates Cheap Model X60D
- October 12, 2016

The Model X 60D Model just joined the list of failed projects as breaking news revealed that Elon Musk has dropped the entry level Model X 60D from its lineup. Remember when Tesla introduced lower-cost Model S and Model X variants in July, perhaps hoping to draw some buyers from the Model 3 reservation list? Tesla has yet to come out with an explanation behind scrapping the Model X 60D a mere three months after introducing it, but given the company's motives of pushing hard and ... (more...)
Analysts Spotlight: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) , TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP)
- October 12, 2016

CA now owns 4,676 shares of the software giant's stock worth $239,000 after buying an additional 179 shares during the last quarter. 18 presented the recommendations about the stock as a "Buy" signal and "Overweight" signal was reported by 2. (more...)
President Obama plots a course to Mars and back by the 2030s
- October 12, 2016

At least that is the hope of President Obama who laid out an optimistic vision to put humans on Mars in the next 20 years. This week, Obama will speak at the White House Frontiers conference in Pittsburgh, an event that will focus on innovations in science and technology, including a future Mars mission. (more...)
Pegatron scores Microsoft Surface PC contract Pegatron scores Microsoft Surface PC contract
- October 12, 2016

One year after revealing its first laptop PC - a rival for Apple's MacBook Pro - Microsoft could be set to cause a sensation in 2016 with an iMac-style all-in-one PC codenamed "Surface Cardinal". Recent reports also point out that Microsoft is planning to include an accessory lineup for the Surface AIO PC. The Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2 will only be arriving in Spring next year so they would be omitted at this event. (more...)
Over 870 People Killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
- October 12, 2016

From the Bahamas, Matthew churned in a north-western direction towards central Florida, with "potentially disastrous impacts " including life-threatening floods, said the National Hurricane Center . "So they have to get in clean water, they have to get in food and shelter ", Darlington said. "This is still a really unsafe hurricane", Obama said at the White House Friday. (more...)
A new dwarf planet is discovered in solar system A new dwarf planet is discovered in solar system
- October 12, 2016

A new face has been added to the solar system's family portrait: Scientists have discovered a new dwarf planet looping around the sun in the region beyond Pluto. This wide ranging orbit takes a little more than 1,100 years to complete. It takes 285 years to orbit the sun. Pluto is one of the original dwarf planets. (more...)

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