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Toddler dresses herself for school photo, goes viral
- October 22, 2016

Kaylieann Steinbach, 3, is a great fan of superheroes as she dresses up nearly any costumes from Spiderman to princesses. Austin shared his daughter's school photo on Reddit , and he did not expect it would go viral. Because she has profound hearing loss, however, and can't pronounce the letter "S", she refers to them as "Pooterman" and "Pootergirl". "She wasn't born deaf", Austin continues. (more...)
Latest presidential poll shows Clinton holds 12-point lead in Virginia Latest presidential poll shows Clinton holds 12-point lead in Virginia
- October 22, 2016

At an October 21 OH campaign rally, Hillary Clinton made a bid to anyone "reconsidering" backing Donald Trump, urging them to vote against the Republican nominee, whose prospective presidency she compared to a "dictatorship". "Clinton has increased her lead among all registered voters, but the main difference between this month and last month is that her supporters have become more enthusiastic, and thus more likely to turn out while Trump backers have become less likely to vote", said ... (more...)
China's manned spacecraft Shenzhou 11 blasts off
- October 22, 2016

The space lab underwent several weeks of testing before the go-ahead was given for Monday's launch . Shenzhou 11 will be the third space mission for Jing Haipeng, who will command the mission and pass his 50th birthday in space. The ISS, launched in 1998 and involving the US, Russia, Canada, Japan, and the participating countries of the European Space Agency, has been visited by 18 countries - and counting, according to the mission website. (more...)
President Obama fires cheeky burn at Galaxy Note 7 recall
- October 22, 2016

According to MyBroadband senior journalist Jan Vermeulen, a design flaw in the lithium powered batteries of the Galaxy Note 7 is what led to this development. Despite the highly publicized recall , Aptelgent - a San Francisco-based software company that tracks mobile usage - says there are still are 1 million Galaxy Note 7 phones in use. (more...)
Mumbai film fest opens amid protests over Pakistani talent Mumbai film fest opens amid protests over Pakistani talent
- October 22, 2016

The MNS, and other nationalist groups had earlier protested against Karan Johar's flick slated to hit cinemas on October 28 however, Thackeray called off protests against the release of ADHM after a meeting. This is a resolution we will pass and send a copy to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the CM. Will they actually cut ties with Mahira Khan and Pakistani performers Fawad Khan eternally? The film is produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under their ... (more...)
Carlos Hyde out this week for 49ers with shoulder injury
- October 22, 2016

Kaepernick will try to move the chains with his legs and, hopefully, at least get into field goal range to give the 41-year old a chance. Some would argue the Buccaneers don't need to be motivated as much as they need to be healed. However, he has won only three of his last nine starts. The Buccaneers have had to wrestle regularly with both dilemmas this year. But if he had to do it all over again, he might be more familiar with the region. (more...)
IPhone7 hits Korean stores in Note 7's absence
- October 22, 2016

According to a report from The Korea Herald , Samsung is considering using LG Chem batteries for its next flagship. As always, readers should take note all Samsung Galaxy Note 8-related details mentioned above are not yet conformed. (more...)
NASA footage indicates Europe's Schiaparelli lander fell onto Mars' surface
- October 22, 2016

The probe's objective was to collect data and act as a test for future Mars landings, and until its probable crash October 19 things were looking good. Newly released photos of the landing site by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ( MRO ) seem to confirm what ExoMars team members had suspected - that Schiaparelli died a violent death. (more...)
Khizr Khan tells his son's story in emotional anti-Trump ad
- October 22, 2016

Not only has Trump repeatedly attacked Muslim Americans in this campaign, he has also insulted our men and women in uniform by arguing he knows more than the generals and repeatedly denigrating our veterans and military families. Born in Pakistan, Khan would more than likely be barred from entering the United States under a Trump administration. Not only did Khan call out Trump's disrespect for the sacrifices of military members and family, but he also called out Trump's false theory ... (more...)
Category Four Hurricane Nicole Heading Towards Bermuda
- October 22, 2016

Georges, Bermuda , Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. The U.S. coast, still suffering flooding issues related to Hurricane Matthew, won't completely dodge Nicole, the hurricane center said. AST, Nicole was a risky Category 4 hurricane before it gradually weakened as it moved near Bermuda. Beyond Bermuda, Nicole is expected to continue to race to the northeast through the open Atlantic slowly losing force as winds retreat to 75 miles per hour by Saturday. (more...)
Man held after allegedly stabbing toddler daughter to death
- October 22, 2016

Madison says the man allegedly stabbed his daughter and set an apartment fire that was quickly doused. Police launched a homicide investigation Friday into the death of a toddler and the man suspected in the case was taken into custody after setting an apartment unit on fire and stabbing himself, police said. (more...)
Rodgers leads Packers past battered Bears Rodgers leads Packers past battered Bears
- October 22, 2016

The Bears were 2-8 on the night and that won't cut it in the NFL. And of the 46 players who suited up that night, 19 are no longer with the team; six more are almost certainly out because of injury; and three others are iffy to play Thursday night. (more...)
Trump and Clinton trade jokes and insults at charity dinner Trump and Clinton trade jokes and insults at charity dinner
- October 22, 2016

But when he said she was so corrupt she got booted off the Watergate commission, boos rang out. At one point, he wondered aloud if the crowd was booing him or Clinton , to which someone in the crowd answered: "You!" Mr. Trump said Clinton is totally different in private than she is in public. Clinton fired back with a joke about taking a break from her "nap schedule" then had a quip about the price of her speeches. (more...)
Professors Hit Picket Lines for 2nd Day
- October 22, 2016

Faculty members from 14 universities in Pennsylvania went on strike Wednesday, a first in the state's decades-old higher education system. More than 5,000 professors staged a walkout on October 19 - and are now on strike - after 16 months of failed contract negotiations. (more...)
Trump made some very-not-light-hearted jokes about Clinton
- October 22, 2016

However, it is not so this year. He drew sharp rebukes from Democrats and many in his own party for saying during the debate that he thinks the election is being rigged and so will not commit yet to accepting the outcome. Some of his jokes landed well, drawing laughs from both the crowd and Clinton. Michelle Obama gives a speech and everyone loves it, it's fantastic. (more...)
Did a large DDOS attack take down Twitter, Spotify, and more today?
- October 22, 2016

The company confirmed that a second DDoS attack took place at 11.52 a.m. (8.30 p.m. IST). A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack uses multiple machines to attack a central server. "We are continuing to mitigate a DDoS against our Managed DNS network", it said. "Amazon & DynDNS investigating internet outage reports on east coast of US amid reports of major websites not working properly", it somehow tweeted . (more...)
Nintendo investors Switch off after console reveal, shares tumble Nintendo investors Switch off after console reveal, shares tumble
- October 22, 2016

Nintendo Switch will be released in March. A tablet like device can be slotted into a base station in order to play on the big screen, or it can be removed and played as a portable device. The new console follows Nintendo Wii U, which never succeeded in gaining fans and was outdistanced by Sony's Playstation 4 in terms of sales. People around the gaming community are always keeping an eye out for what Nintendo is doing, as the Japanese super giants have been a revolutionary company ... (more...)
United States destroyer patrols Chinese-claimed waters United States destroyer patrols Chinese-claimed waters
- October 22, 2016

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the point was to let China know that it can not "unlawfully restrict the navigation rights, freedoms and lawful uses of the sea that the United States and all states are entitled to exercise under worldwide law". (more...)
Grand Theft Auto video game features Galaxy Note 7 as explosive weapon Grand Theft Auto video game features Galaxy Note 7 as explosive weapon
- October 22, 2016

Reuters said on Thursday that Samsung is "in talks" with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries . Lee Jae-Kyung, a 43-year-old office worker, said he had been very satisfied with his Galaxy Note 7 and was only returning it because the model was being discontinued. (more...)
Easy-to-exploit rooting flaw puts Linux PCs at risk Easy-to-exploit rooting flaw puts Linux PCs at risk
- October 22, 2016

For another, the flaw is located in a section of the Linux kernel that's a part of virtually every distribution of the open-source OS released for nearly a decade. A SQL injection weakness in a website , for instance, often allows attackers to run malicious code only as an untrusted user. Attempts to reach Oester for additional details weren't immediately successful. (more...)

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