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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from airliners
- October 15, 2016

If an airline representative observes that a passenger is in possession of a Samsung Note7 device prior to boarding an aircraft, the air carrier must deny boarding to the passenger unless and until the passenger divests themselves and their carry-on and checked baggage of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 device. (more...)
Lou Dobbs retweets purported phone number, address of Trump accuser
- October 15, 2016

It was then shared more than 1,200 times and liked more than 1,500 times . This is a cycle that desperately needs to be broken, if only for the sexual assault victims who need support - not shame. Trump has denied the allegation. But as #WhyWomenDontReport proves, more than three decades later, many women still don't feel they can come forward, despite all the supposed strides society has made. (more...)
RCom reduces debt burden with 51% towers biz sale to Brookfield RCom reduces debt burden with 51% towers biz sale to Brookfield
- October 15, 2016

The company's shares ended at Rs 48, up 2.3%, on the NSE. Almost six years after Reliance Communications (RCom) put its tower assets on the block and a failed attempt at an initial public offering (IPO), the telecom major has succeeded in finding a buyer. (more...)
BRICS Summit: PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj reach Panaji BRICS Summit: PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj reach Panaji
- October 15, 2016

The Prime Minister would also have bilateral meetings with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, South African President Jacob Zuma and Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay. "I would say that the India of today and the Russian Federation of today, are more ambitious than they have ever been in the past about finding new areas and moving forward in all of them", Saran said. (more...)
How to watch Blue Jays vs. Indians
- October 15, 2016

Both teams took very similar paths, sweeping their respective American League Division Series opponent. It will be between the Boston Red Sox or the Cleveland Indians , who have a shocking 2-0 series lead over the Sox. The Blue Jays were the most recent title winners, beating the Phillies in 1993. "I felt like I was out there at shortstop forever", he said. That opens the way for Goins, who can play any infield position. (more...)
The Note7 will cost Samsung another $3 billion in profit
- October 15, 2016

The phones, which are prone to overheat and catch fire, are no longer allowed on planes that travel to, from or within the USA, even in carry-on or checked baggage, according to a statement released by the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. (more...)
ExoMars Mission Starts with a Long Fall Next Week ExoMars Mission Starts with a Long Fall Next Week
- October 15, 2016

It is the latest stage of the Exomars collaboration between the European and Russian space agencies, seeking signs of trace gases like methane - which on Earth is strongly tied to life - and which on previous Mars missions has been detected in the planet's atmosphere. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew Weakens But Still Threatens US Coast
- October 15, 2016

The eyewall of Hurricane Matthew has arrived towards the SC coast which will spread over more parts of Georgia and Carolina coast soon. Hurricane Matthew is making itself felt in SC. Authorities are asking that people stay home until they can clear the roads. Georgia Power officials say Chatham County experienced the most outages with more than 141,312 early Saturday. (more...)
US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones from Flights
- October 15, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said there were 96 reports of batteries in Note 7 phones overheating in the country, including 23 new reports since the first recall announcement last month. They hold enough energy to create heat and sparks if they fail, which can ignite the highly flammable chemicals inside. But numerous experts and analysts said the problem may have been with the handset's underlying technology, and Samsung's decision to rush the launch of the smartphone ahead of ... (more...)
Best Pixel and Pixel XL cases: Protect your new Google phone
- October 15, 2016

While it uses fabric, the Daydream goggles function in much the same way as the company's cardboard headset, where the mobile phone is placed behind a latch at the front of the device. "Everything Google showed onstage was very compelling, but as we have seen with most claims in intelligent assistants, rarely if ever have they lived up to the hype", said Patrick Moorhead, an analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy. (more...)
The Great Barrier Reef is not actually dead The Great Barrier Reef is not actually dead
- October 15, 2016

Pour one out for the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia because it's nearly dead, according to scientists who recently explored it. The reef contained 1,625 species of fish, 3,000 molluscs and 30 different types of whale and dolphin. (more...)
Storm-related deaths in North Carolina up to 22
- October 15, 2016

A second victim died when he walked into a hole from an uprooted tree and couldn't get out. Speaking at a political fundraiser in Chicago, Obama said he has been in touch with the governors of Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. (more...)
Supermoon season: 3 full supermoons rising this fall
- October 15, 2016

The hunter's moon arrives once a year after the harvest moon - the full moon closest to the autumn equinox. The moniker Hunter's Moon was coined in the Northern Hemisphere, and refers to the time of year when deer and other game are fattened, and hunters begin stocking up for the winter months ahead. (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Check Out Alola Muk and Grimer Pokemon Sun and Moon: Check Out Alola Muk and Grimer
- October 15, 2016

Getting the " Pokemon Sun and Moon" game and demo would require players to get an extra SD or microSD card since the standard Nintendo 3DS systems and New Nintendo 3DS systems only come with a 4GB SD or microSD card. This story will update as new information comes in. Their appearances also change significantly, with the two Pokemon gaining impossibly-hard teeth made from crystallized garbage. (more...)
Pence: Trump Campaign to Release Evidence Countering Accusers Pence: Trump Campaign to Release Evidence Countering Accusers
- October 15, 2016

More than half - 56 per rcent - said he was "not at all" or "not very" qualified for the job. Clinton admits she didn't realize that she shimmied during the first debate and shares her thoughts on Donald Trump's behavior during the second debate. (more...)
Note 7 Southwest Airlines Incident: Smoke From Replacement Device Prompts FAA Investigation Note 7 Southwest Airlines Incident: Smoke From Replacement Device Prompts FAA Investigation
- October 15, 2016

The phone was packaged in a box that had a black square on it, indicating the device was a replacement one. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has advised that Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 handsets should not be switched on when boarding flights. (more...)
Belgian region's rejection imperils EU-Canada trade deal
- October 15, 2016

Wallonia, a francophone region of 3.5 million in the south of Belgium, fears the deal with Canada will leave the farming and industrial sectors too exposed to cheaper imports from Canada. He noted Friday that opposition in Europe was "tremendous" just 11 months ago when he came to office and that it was important to change the narrative. (more...)
'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' (ALL) PS4 Multiplayer Beta Launches Today 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' (ALL) PS4 Multiplayer Beta Launches Today
- October 15, 2016

Meanwhile, courtesy of the game developer Activision, PlayStation Lifestyle is holding a code giveaway for the Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta. The beta will then go offline and return on October 21st to October 24th for Xbox One with three Combat Rigs, three multiplayer maps and several modes - including the new Defender - along with crafting and weapon prototypes. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney is prepared to face Liverpool Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney is prepared to face Liverpool
- October 15, 2016

The Liverpool captain has helped the Reds into the top four with wins over Chelsea, Arsenal and Leicester City along the way, whilst Manchester United are three points behind the Reds after drawing with Stoke at home last time out. Everyone is asking 'Why England is not too successful in big tournaments. Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool fans hold the key to giving them an advantage when Manchester United make their visit. (more...)
Donald Trump Denies New Sexual Misconduct Claims, Calling Allegations a Conspiracy
- October 15, 2016

New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. said in a statement, "Carlos Slim is an excellent shareholder who fully respects boundaries regarding the independence of our journalism. I have no idea who these women are, have no idea. I dont think theyd happen with very many people but they certainly arent going to happen with me. Trump also had harsh words for Jessica Leeds, who told The New York Times earlier this week that, while seated next to the businessman on a commercial flight ... (more...)

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