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ME governor: Trump can bring needed ME governor: Trump can bring needed "authoritarian" power
- October 14, 2016

Paul LePage is standing by presidential candidate Donald Trump, though he also said he doesn't want his daughter - an employee of Trump's campaign - getting too cozy with the wealthy NY businessman. He added of former President Clinton, "I'm sorry guys, but there was smudge on the blue dress!" "John McCain spent his time in Vietnam and he had a wife who held everything together and when he came back he dumped her", LePage said. (more...)
Baby boy killed, child seriously hurt in dog attack Baby boy killed, child seriously hurt in dog attack
- October 14, 2016

The wounded boy is being treated for injuries which have been described as "life-changing". The woman has been treated for minor injuries. Onlookers say up to six police cars, including a dog unit vehicle, were called to the scene, alongside paramedics. (more...)
Now Samsung's washing machines are blowing up in its face Now Samsung's washing machines are blowing up in its face
- October 14, 2016

The CPSC warning is to owners of "certain top loading washing machines made between March 2011 and April 2016" to exercise caution while using their machines. "The top loader washing machines sold in the North American market are not available in Australia". Consumer Reports has "suspended" its recommended status for any Samsung top-loading washer that originally earned that designation. (more...)
'Bill Clinton Is a Rapist' Protestors Heckle Obama, Clinton
- October 14, 2016

Three separate protesters disrupted Hillary Clinton's election campaign rally with Al Gore in Miami, while three others - including two wearing " Bill Clinton rapist" T-shirts - cut into Obama as he addressed a crowd in North Carolina. (more...)
Trump says Paul Ryan should have called to congratulate him on debate
- October 14, 2016

Ryan did not make any direct reference to Trump in his speech but said he wished the campaign was focused on issues and not "all the mudslinging and the mess that's out there on TV". "It was so inappropriate", Cooks said to the Times . The aide said members specifically brought up Trump's attacks on Ryan as a distraction from that message. (more...)
Shailene Woodley could be JAILED after protest arrest as court appearance looms
- October 14, 2016

Shailene has joined The Standing Rock Sioux, who want the build of a $3.8 billion pipeline stopped, claiming that it could ruin water supplies as well as destroy tribal burial sites. In a statement to US Weekly , representatives of the actress said: "She appreciates the outpouring of support, not only for her, but more importantly, for the continued fight against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline". (more...)
Samsung says Note 7 recall to cost another $3 billion Samsung says Note 7 recall to cost another $3 billion
- October 14, 2016

While the cost of recalling devices and halting production could exceed $1 billon, it makes far more than that every quarter on sales of components for smartphones and computers. In September, Samsung Electronics upgraded software for the original devices so that their batteries would charge only up to 60 per cent to prevent explosions. (more...)
Ben Affleck learns Malaysian martial art in new movie
- October 14, 2016

Will Hunting was a whiz with numbers? But Wolff, a math prodigy who looks strangely sexy with his eyeglasses and his plastic pocket protector, ain't your run-of-the-mill CPA. " The Accountant " provides a solid starting place for a series or, if the box office doesn't warrant a continuation, an engaging stand-alone thriller. (more...)
Amazon planning brick-and-mortar grocery business Amazon planning brick-and-mortar grocery business
- October 14, 2016

Only subscribers to Amazon's Fresh subscription service will have access to these stores, known internally as Project Como. Amazon, the nemesis of High Street stores everywhere, is abandoning its online-only model to open brick and mortar convenience stores. (more...)
New 2017 Honda CR-V hits showrooms this winter New 2017 Honda CR-V hits showrooms this winter
- October 14, 2016

The Greensburg plant is capable of producing about 250,000 vehicles a year, and will continue to build Civic compact cars alongside CR-Vs, Honda said. Honda promises it has made the interior a nicer place to travel in by adding a soft-touch instrument panel, more intricate stitching on the seats, and a seven-inch touch screen that runs the latest generation of Honda's infotainment system. (more...)
Hurricane Nicole pummels Bermuda with winds up to 115 mph
- October 14, 2016

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says hurricane hunter aircraft show that Nicole's maximum sustained winds have increased to 130 miles per hour (215 kph). Georges, Bermuda, Thursday , Oct. 13, 2016. Tropical storm conditions (39-73 miles per hour winds) will quickly arrive in Bermuda overnight, with hurricane conditions (74+ miles per hour winds) likely arriving by Thursday morning. (more...)
Assad: Taking Aleppo will 'push terrorists back to Turkey'
- October 14, 2016

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for people to demonstrate outside Russia's London embassy over alleged war crimes surrounding the bombing of a hospital in war-torn Syrian city Aleppo . It comes as new suggestions that US President Obama is considering tougher action in Syria, as world leaders struggle to find any viable solution to the country's worsening crisis. (more...)
US CO2 Emissions Lowest In 25 Years US CO2 Emissions Lowest In 25 Years
- October 14, 2016

However, the consumption of renewable energy also increased 9% during the first six months of 2016 versus the prior year. In addition, EIA projects that energy-associated Carbon dioxide emissions will fall to 5,179 million metric tons in 2016 - the lowest annual level since 1992. (more...)
Amazon Debuts New Amazon Music Unlimited Streaming Service Amazon Debuts New Amazon Music Unlimited Streaming Service
- October 14, 2016

If you don't have Amazon Prime , your price will be $9.99 per month. Sooner or later you're going to look at your $3.99/month subscription and out of sheer frustration upgrade to $7.99/month to listen on all of your devices. This service, Amazon Music Unlimited will be starting in the United States, and made available to customers in UK, Germany and Austria this year. That's in addition to the $99 fee paid for annual Amazon Prime membership. (more...)
New MacBook Tipped October 27
- October 14, 2016

However, new speculations suggest that Apple is discontinuing this line of devices in favor of smaller devices such as their new iPad Pro. The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 2017 is said to be the replacement for the 12-inch MacBook Air. According to a recent report from Gotta Be Mobile , the updated Air laptop could finally receive the Touch ID functionality that is already present in numerous other Apple products, and it may also get an updated processor, though which one it could feature ... (more...)
Rosetta captures final image of comet moments before crash
- October 14, 2016

On Friday, Rosetta approached the comet at a very slow speed of 90 centimeters per second, half the speed of walking pace. Insights gleaned from the US$1.5 billion (RM6.2 billion) mission have shown that comets crashing into an early Earth may well have brought amino acids, the building blocks of life. (more...)
Over a million Galaxy Note 7 phones still on after recalls Over a million Galaxy Note 7 phones still on after recalls
- October 14, 2016

Samsung has canceled the product for good, and won't be refurbishing existing models. The troubled smartphone maker began offering financial incentives to US and South Korean customers for exchanging their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablets for a refund or another product, in an attempt to limit reputational damage in the wake of its exploding smartphones. (more...)
Google starts labeling fact-check articles in news articles Google starts labeling fact-check articles in news articles
- October 14, 2016

The feature, which will first begin rolling out to users in the U.S. and United Kingdom, will also be available on Google's News and Weather iOS and Android apps. Google News' algorithm takes a two-pronged approach when fact checking news articles. Fact-Check websites and the International Fact-Checking Network aim to solve that problem by rigorously gathering all data and producing articles that are both thorough and accurate (or as accurate as possible given the details at hand at the ... (more...)
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Nicole pummels Bermuda 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Nicole pummels Bermuda
- October 14, 2016

Passage of the hurricane's eye provided a lull for about an hour, during which the skies cleared, the rain and winds ceased and some islanders emerged from boarded-up homes to stroll outside briefly. This is the first time the Atlantic has produced two Category 4 storms in October. Little change in strength is expected overnight. As always, you can keep up with the Nicole in real-time by visiting the National Hurricane Center , which issues updates on the storm's track and intensity ... (more...)
Donald Trump says he brilliantly used laws to pay less tax Donald Trump says he brilliantly used laws to pay less tax
- October 14, 2016

The poll was conducted between 28 September - 2 October 2016, revealing a post-debate boost for Clinton who was widely perceived as out-performing Trump. Also Monday, the head of the NY attorney general's Charities Bureau, James Sheehan, wrote in a letter to a lawyer for Trump's charitable foundation that the failure to stop soliciting donations immediately and answer demands for all delinquent financial reports within 15 days "shall be deemed a continuing fraud upon the people of the state of ... (more...)

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