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Broncos tackle Russell Okung taken by ambulance after loss to Chargers
- October 14, 2016

Siemian finally showed a little life from there and for a moment it seemed like the Broncos has scored back-to-back TDs when C.J. Anderson fought his way into the end zone with just over four minutes remaining. His 12-yard pass to rookie tight end Hunter Henry on the second play of the second quarter broke Fouts' franchise record of 43,040 yards. In four starts, Siemian has produced 824 yards for six touchdowns and three picks. (more...)
President Obama on Lewd Donald Trump Tape: 'That's Not Right' President Obama on Lewd Donald Trump Tape: 'That's Not Right'
- October 14, 2016

President Obama derided Donald Trump's recently unveiled boasts about sexually assaulting women that the candidate brushed off as "locker room talk" during a campaign stop in North Carolina on Tuesday. Politicians and political scientists say Clinton's lack of enthusiasm and lack of grassroots campaigning in black communities has nothing on Trump's documented attacks on women and minorities. (more...)
Huawei launches Honor 8 series smartphones Huawei launches Honor 8 series smartphones
- October 14, 2016

Chinese network equipment and handset-maker Huawei launched Honor 8 adding to the Honor series. The Honor Holly 3 is company's first "Made in India" smartphone. Using the brand-new 13 million pixel stack sensor camera of SONY IMX214, Honor 8 Smart's 13MP camera can superbly capture scene light, high light sensitivity, providing good effect of dim light, accuracy of color reduction and less noise during night shots, which ensure pictures of higher quality and brighter color. (more...)
Sensex at 3-month low, crashes 439 points on global sell-off Sensex at 3-month low, crashes 439 points on global sell-off
- October 14, 2016

On July 15, the company, while declaring its Q1 results, had lowered its FY2017 revenue guidance to 10.5-12 per cent from 11.5-13.5 per cent earlier, triggering a 10 per cent fall in share price. In addition, disappointing factory output data and anxiety over the upcoming release of key quarterly results dampened sentiments. "Banking, pharma and auto stocks traded down on selling pressure", Desai said. (more...)
Hear Garth Brooks' Brand New Single, 'Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance' Hear Garth Brooks' Brand New Single, 'Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance'
- October 14, 2016

Kim Williams, one of the songwriters and a man who has written several of Brooks' biggest hits, died during the process of writing and recording. Might sound corny, but this collaboration gives Garth fans an exclusive listen to his newest single: " Baby Let's Lay Down and Dance " (we see what you did there Garth). (more...)
Trump's Tax Reform Is The First Step To Booming Economic Recovery Trump's Tax Reform Is The First Step To Booming Economic Recovery
- October 14, 2016

Trump proposes letting those businesses pay a 15 percent rate on their income. Mr Trump has proposed during his campaign for the White House to cut income tax rates for all Americans, with the wealthiest earners seeing their top rate reduced from 39.6 per cent to 33 per cent. (more...)
Moon impacts are more common than we thought, study finds Moon impacts are more common than we thought, study finds
- October 14, 2016

The moon has no atmosphere, so any falling bodies don't burn up before reaching the surface as they do on Earth. Comparing before-and-after images of the same basic region of the moon captured at different times by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), senior researcher Emerson Speyerer and his Arizona State University colleagues discovered 33% more craters than had been detected earlier, according to New Scientist and Engadget reports published on Wednesday. (more...)
AT&T Considering Halting All Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sales and Replacements
- October 14, 2016

Sprint said that any customers with a "safe" Galaxy Note 7 can trade it in for any other device at one of its stores. A final decision will likely come as soon as Friday, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the deliberations are private. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's (TSM): Stock in the Trader's Focus Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's (TSM): Stock in the Trader's Focus
- October 14, 2016

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. posted record profit and forecast sales above analyst estimates as demand for Apple Inc.'s new iPhones fuels contract production orders for processor chips. The firm owned 555,888 shares of the company's stock at the end of the second quarter. Net income for the third quarter rose to NT$96.8 billion. "TSMC has a chance to set a record for its fourth-quarter earnings in the Note 7 aftermath", he said. (more...)
Hurricane Nicole passing over Bermuda
- October 14, 2016

The National Hurricane Center called the storm "extremely unsafe", with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph and a wide path that whips everything within 65 miles of its center with hurricane force winds. "Downtown Hamilton #Bermuda. Ghost town as incredibly risky #HurricaneNicole approaches", she said. Hurricane force winds were buffeting the island. (more...)
Something is happening: Bob Dylan wins Nobel in literature
- October 14, 2016

It was meant to be performed, together with instruments", she said. "But we still read them, 2,500-some years later". Bob Dylan is the father of my country. Bob Dylan's Nobel recognition is "vindication" for Gordon Ball, an English professor who nominated the singer-songwriter for the award 15 years in a row beginning in 1996. (more...)
Google Pixel: A New VR Revolutionized Phone Google Pixel: A New VR Revolutionized Phone
- October 14, 2016

Google has just announced that a developer preview of Android 7.1 Nougat will be released before the end of the month. With the launch of Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones last week, Google also introduced the latest Android 7.1 Nougat software. (more...)
Fire Marshal's Office awarded $5K grant for smoke alarm program Fire Marshal's Office awarded $5K grant for smoke alarm program
- October 14, 2016

They found out, that more than half the homes don't. Battery-operated smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years, according to NFPA, because that is the typical life expectancy of the alarms. "Since the (previous) campaign launched almost two years ago, it is directly responsible for saving more than 110 lives". Develop and practice a home fire escape plan with everyone in your household. (more...)
Great Falls firefighters don pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 14, 2016

The American Cancer Society recommends women start getting mammograms at age 45. The largest difference by race was among women ages 60-69 years: breast cancer death rates dropped 2.0 percent per year among white women, compared with 1.0 percent per year among black women. (more...)
Google searches for 'write-in' are off the charts Google searches for 'write-in' are off the charts
- October 14, 2016

You're not alone. In fact, you're in good company: More Americans appear to be researching the process than ever before, at least according to Google Trends data. That query will bring up a polling place location finder and voting ID requirements. Facebook put up reminders for DC residents reminding users of the social media service to register to vote on the Monday registration deadline. (more...)
Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize in medicine
- October 14, 2016

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine for ground-breaking experiments with yeast which exposed a key mechanism in the body's defenses where cells degrade and recycle their components. In a separate interview with broadcaster NHK, he said he had "always wanted to do something that other people wouldn't do". "Mutations in autophagy genes can cause disease, and the autophagic process is involved in several conditions including cancer and neurological disease", said ... (more...)
Samsung sends US customers fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note7 returns Samsung sends US customers fire-proof boxes for Galaxy Note7 returns
- October 14, 2016

On Tuesday, Samsung said it was discontinuing the Note 7 phones just two months after their launch, after two recalls and many reports of fires. Even now, it seems Samsung can't pinpoint what the defect was. "As the hasty launch of the Galaxy Note 7 has been said to have contributed to the crisis this time, Samsung should not feel rushed to unveil new features for Galaxy S8", an industry source said. (more...)
Former Coworker Faces Murder Charges in Missing Pennsylvania Mother's Death Former Coworker Faces Murder Charges in Missing Pennsylvania Mother's Death
- October 14, 2016

State Police believe he kidnapped holly from her home in november of 2013 - then killed her in Monroe County. She said her husband told her about his flat tire. SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say evidence found in the home of a Pennsylvania man long considered a person of interest in his co-worker's 2013 disappearance suggests she might have been tortured or otherwise met with a violent death. (more...)
Nicole strengthens into Category 4 hurricane headed for Bermuda Nicole strengthens into Category 4 hurricane headed for Bermuda
- October 14, 2016

Minister of National Security, Senator Jeffrey Baron said he was "cautiously optimistic". "The worst is not over". The Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO) said that almost 26,000 customers were without power, roughly 85 per cent of its customers, and that many power lines and utility poles had been knocked down. (more...)
US moves forward on plan to collect police use-of-force data US moves forward on plan to collect police use-of-force data
- October 14, 2016

The effort to create a comprehensive national use-of-force database follows a number of high-profile police shootings in the past two years of unarmed African Americans. Lynch is expected to expand on these initiatives during an Exit Interview event hosted by Georgetown University. "It is unacceptable that The Washington Post and the Guardian newspaper from the United Kingdom are becoming the lead source of information about violent encounters between police and civilians", FBI ... (more...)

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