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Bruins backup goalie Anton Khudobin dealing with injury Bruins backup goalie Anton Khudobin dealing with injury
- October 26, 2016

Rask's day-to-day tag means he could be back Wednesday, but if he's not, either Subban or McIntyre will be thrown to the wolves to face one of the NHL's fastest and top offensive teams. Quick turnaround tomorrow. We play the Rangers. When you don't, you don't. There's no question the defense in front of Subban wasn't almost good enough, and Adam McQuaid and Torey Krug in particular struggled to lock things down in the defensive zone. (more...)
New MacBook Pro leaks: Magic Toolbar detailed
- October 26, 2016

In addition, we've also heard reports that both families are going to feature a secondary OLED display, and it's going to be present where the function keys of the keyboard are normally present. Previous 13-inch MacBook Pros have generally hidden the speakers inside the body of the laptop. There is also a report claiming that the high-end version of the device will be equipped with Polaris graphics chips from AMD. (more...)
Apple Rumored to Debut New MacBook in 3 Sizes
- October 26, 2016

Apple will launch new Mac hardware on 27 October. The new MacBook Pro is expected to replace physical function keys with a touch-sensitive OLED display strip. Apple's new MacBooks are set to debut at Apple's event on October 27, but the company seems to have already taken some of the wind out of its own sails. (more...)
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 5 points in latest poll
- October 26, 2016

The margin of sampling error for results among the full sample and among registered voters is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson has the support of 8% of North Carolina voters, the poll showed. The last three presidential races. Of those polled, 58 percent thought his calling the election rigged was making an excuse in case he lost rather than raising legitimate concerns about election fraud or voter registration fraud. (more...)
Lashkar Claims Responsibility For Uri Attack Lashkar Claims Responsibility For Uri Attack
- October 26, 2016

However, the world community including the USA, supporting India's right of self-defence. Posters have surfaced in Gujranwala of Punjab, Pakistan, announcing that the LeT will on October 25 (which means today) hold last rites in absentia for one of the four terrorists who attacked the Indian Army's 12 Brigade at Uri on September 18, the Indian Express reported. (more...)
Bus driver in fatal crash joked with customers
- October 26, 2016

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a tour bus crash that left 13 dead and 31 injured just north of the desert resort town of Palm Springs, Calif. The bus had been inspected as late as last April and had shown no defects, Abele said. Under the scenario officials described - leaving Los Angeles at 8 p.m. (more...)
Titanfall 2 for PS4 Pro Is Not Native 4K Titanfall 2 for PS4 Pro Is Not Native 4K
- October 26, 2016

The reason? A gameplay with a native 4K experience would require an "unbelievable" amount of processing and computational power . We're not entirely convinced that we understand Sony's decision to promote the PlayStation 4 Slim ahead of the impending PS4 Pro, but we're sure that it's all part of some masterplan. (more...)
Reality Check: Trump on Obamacare: Confusing Reality Check: Trump on Obamacare: Confusing
- October 26, 2016

In the midst of a three-day campaign swing through Florida, where early voting began Monday, Trump repeatedly lashed out against President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. For a year, she had no health insurance. "If there's a way to enhance what exists, I think that's a good thing", Robins said. While the government has several programs to help redistribute insurance risk, not all companies have benefited, resulting in continued losses. (more...)
Duterte to strengthen Ph-Japan ties Duterte to strengthen Ph-Japan ties
- October 26, 2016

However, he did not explain what he meant when he spoke of staying in charge for a longer period. The possibility of forging an agreement that would allow Japanese troops to refuel in the Philippines and hold joint exercises with their Filipino counterparts was first raised during a state visit of then President Aquino to Japan in June past year. (more...)
Yoga pants parade planned after man's harsh comments against them
- October 26, 2016

Alan Sorrentino, a Rhode Island man, wrote to the Barrington Times about his dislike of yoga trousers, saying woman over the age of 20 shouldn't wear them. Sorrentino told WPRO-AM the letter was meant to be a humorous break from the current United States political campaign rhetoric, adding he did not really have an issue with yoga leggings - and even owned a pair. (more...)
UN Human Rights Chief: Siege of Aleppo 'Crimes of Historic Proportions'
- October 26, 2016

Local committees in regime-controlled areas tried to evacuate the wounded but failed, SOHR said. Al Jazeera reports approximately 275,000 civilians have been besieged in the city. United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein opened the debate by denouncing "crimes of historic proportions" being perpetrated in east Aleppo, where an estimated 250,000 people have been besieged under the joint offensive by Damascus and Moscow . (more...)
Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Surge Past Climate Change Milestone
- October 26, 2016

The report follows recent findings that Carbon dioxide concentrations last month remained above 400 ppm for the entire month of September, when levels are usually at their lowest following months of spring and summer plant growth absorbing emissions. (more...)
Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from windows to flee militants
- October 26, 2016

Following the deadly terror attack in Quetta killing 61 people, the United States expressed its solidarity with Islamabad , but also re-iterated its warning to Pakistan to act on terrorism on its soil adding that it could directly contribute to regional stability by doing so. (more...)
Disney teams up with Ice Cube, 'Hamilton' Director for 'Oliver Twist' musical Disney teams up with Ice Cube, 'Hamilton' Director for 'Oliver Twist' musical
- October 26, 2016

Kail directed " Grease Live! ", which starred Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens, and helmed Lin-Manuel Miranda's musicals " In the Heights " and " Hamilton ", for which he won a Tony. This reimagining is described by THR as a "modern musical" that will cross many genres, including hip-hop. The project is in able hands with Cube, the former co-founder of seminal rap group N.W.A turned actor and producer, most recently producing Straight Outta Compton and Ride Along 2 . (more...)
Obamacare Premiums To Rise; Trending Downward In Indiana Obamacare Premiums To Rise; Trending Downward In Indiana
- October 26, 2016

If you are enrolled in the government's health care program, you could qualify for financial assistance to offset some of the price hike. Premiums for mid-level health plans under Obamacare will increase by an average of 25 percent next year, according to a report from the New York Times Tuesday. (more...)
Chinese firm recalls millions of products from US after massive cyberattack
- October 26, 2016

Devices using the firm's components in China and elsewhere were unlikely to suffer from similar attacks because they were more frequently used for industrial purposes and within more secure intranet networks, he added. In an acknowledgement of its products' role in the hack, Xiongmai said Monday that it would recall products sold before April 2015 to demonstrate "social responsibility", but added that its devices did not make up the majority of those used in the attack. (more...)
Slugger Schwarber added to Cubs' World Series roster
- October 26, 2016

He induced a pop-out from Willson Contreras for the first out and then struck out Addison Russell and David Ross to end the threat. Look for Ross to keep baserunners on their toes tonight. It will be interesting to see the Chapman vs. Miller matchup. Not screaming at the umpires, or the managers, or the replay people or the big-time sports windbags means our German shepherd Shilo and our assistant dog Caicos will be able to be in the same room with me while I watch the game . (more...)
Cubs shut out Dodgers, advance to first World Series since 1945
- October 26, 2016

Kershaw could have started Game 5 on three days' rest, but manager Dave Roberts made a decision to save him for Saturday night at Wrigley Field . Kershaw's pitch count quickly climbed to 30, and after a fielding error by outfielder Andrew Toles that felt almost metaphorical of what was in store for the Dodgers the rest of the evening, Cubs fans were ready to pop the champagne before pitcher Kyle Hendricks even took the mound. (more...)
Samsung's latest invention - a fireproof box for Note 7 returns
- October 26, 2016

After the first reports of overheating devices, it offered replacements, but not refunds. "The Galaxy S7 is not subject to a recall". If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handset, switch it off right now. Mobile footage uploaded to YouTube on Saturday (October 8) by user Jinhee Kim shows smoke billowing from a flaming hot Note 7 device as Burger King staff desperately attempt to grab the phone and douse the device. (more...)
Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains
- October 26, 2016

Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones between July and September, down from the 48 million phones sold during the same period in 2015 and slightly ahead of analyst estimates of 45 million units. That doesn't mean Apple won't keep shipping great stuff, but its clear the growth potential now is in services . CEO Tim Cook talked up the particularly strong performance of Apple's internet services while glossing over another quarter of falling revenues. (more...)

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