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McLaren sports vehicle smashed up in hit-run crash in Woodland Hills McLaren sports vehicle smashed up in hit-run crash in Woodland Hills
- November 03, 2016

Debris and large pieces of the car's exterior can be seen scattered across the surrounding sidewalk and bike lane at the dramatic scene of the crash. A grey sedan was also badly damaged during the incident, reports KLTA5 . Police said the Audi A6 driver was innocent. The collision occurred right next to a school at the corner of Platt Avenue and Califa Street. Witnesses say the McLaren was speeding at over 60 miles per hour in an area where the speed limit is only 25 miles per hour. (more...)
ISIS Turning Into a Guerrilla Army, Top General Warns ISIS Turning Into a Guerrilla Army, Top General Warns
- November 03, 2016

But Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told Carter on Saturday that Mosul was an "Iraqi battle". Kurdish peshmerga fighters said they had taken the town of Bashiqa near Mosul from Daesh on Sunday as coalition forces pressed their offensive against the militia's last stronghold in Iraq . (more...)
Hazard and Costa fire warning of Chelsea's title ambitions Hazard and Costa fire warning of Chelsea's title ambitions
- November 03, 2016

We are not looking at the table, but continuing just to work. Antonio Conte's side produced a vibrant display to inflict a first home defeat of the season on Southampton and underline their title credentials. "At this moment, it is not important to look at the table". "We tried to find solutions, but they stayed tight", Puel said. "You ask me if I'm confident?" "It's very hard to talk about the championship now". (more...)
Google AdWords malware targeting Apple computers through Google Chrome search query Google AdWords malware targeting Apple computers through Google Chrome search query
- November 03, 2016

As per testing, it is shown that while using the Profile Guided Optimization function, Google Chrome has been able to achieve a total increase of 14.8% in speed when it comes to the loading time the browser requires for opening a new tab page. (more...)
SEMA: Dodge Shakedown Challenger Is So Bizarro SEMA: Dodge Shakedown Challenger Is So Bizarro
- November 03, 2016

There's a B5 Blue paint, Shaker hood, and 6.4-liter V8 engine as seen in the Challenger. Finally, to add that extra bit of "SEMA wow factor", Mopar removed the back seat and replaced it with a carbon fiber delete panel as well as adding a modern-style dashboard with the new Challenger steering wheel. (more...)
Robocalls delay Minnesota insurance enrollment; some state websites go down Robocalls delay Minnesota insurance enrollment; some state websites go down
- November 03, 2016

Minnesota is the only state with these kinds of caps, and that might have brought on the "unprecedented" traffic surge on MNsure's site on the first day of open enrollment, O'Toole said. "We just see an inconsistent number of calls from certain numbers", he said. But not every shopper anxious about those higher premiums and what plans would be available could easily look, as a state government-wide website outage brought down MNsure's home page and roughly 70 others for 30 minutes and ... (more...)
Instapaper axes premium subscription model following Pinterest takeover Instapaper axes premium subscription model following Pinterest takeover
- November 03, 2016

It's likely that making the premium features available free for everyone could spark an uptick in usage, giving the Pinterest-owned company additional data for whatever experiments or product they're developing. There's also the ability to save unlimited notes and create text-to-speech playlists of saved articles. To their comfort, the company has started to initiate the refunds for the service to the premium subscribers and they will get refunds on the remaining period of their ... (more...)
Alabama petroleum gas line explodes, killing one worker Alabama petroleum gas line explodes, killing one worker
- November 03, 2016

It appeared the crew struck the pipe with a backhoe, Colonial officials said on Tuesday. He had no updates on their conditions or the severity of their injuries. The company has not said whether it will do so again. As of Wednesday morning, at least two QuikTrip gas stations in Marietta were without diesel fuel. (more...)
Facelifted Mitsubishi ASX crossover on sale now, priced from £15999 Facelifted Mitsubishi ASX crossover on sale now, priced from £15999
- November 03, 2016

Little has changed inside beyong new seat cushions and upholstery. Variant names in the new ASX range have also been changed, returning to the ASX 2, ASX 3, ASX 4 and ASX 5 format to provide a more simplified system. On sale from 1 November at prices starting from £15,999, the 2017 model-year ASX will be available with one petrol or two diesel engine options, front or all-wheel-drive. (more...)
Speed Up Customer Service With Twitter's New Features Speed Up Customer Service With Twitter's New Features
- November 03, 2016

Readers: What are your thoughts on the new Twitter DM features for businesses? It is automated, and that means you are not expected to send the first message. They are also more likely to share their experiences with others, recommend the companies and give the businesses higher customer service ratings, the study found. (more...)
Experts Say to Get Help with Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Experts Say to Get Help with Enrollment for Affordable Care Act
- November 03, 2016

Yet, what about consumers who no longer have access to the health plan they had previously, because an insurer stopped offering health plans in those counties? Among Texas insurance policyholders, 74 percent could buy a plan for $75 or less per month after receiving a subsidy, while 80 percent could buy a plan for $100 or less after receiving financial help from the government, according to the HHS report. (more...)
Climate watchers detect slump in Arctic sea ice extent, above normal temperatures Climate watchers detect slump in Arctic sea ice extent, above normal temperatures
- November 03, 2016

In fact, Antarctic sea ice is also at a record low, the centre said . Arctic sea ice has not only been shrinking in surface area in recent years, it's becoming younger and thinner as well. Polar bears rely on sea ice for hunting. This event is called the Beaufort Gyre and there it can rotate around several years, growing thicker and older. (more...)
The iPhone 8 Could Have Wireless Charging The iPhone 8 Could Have Wireless Charging
- November 03, 2016

Nikkei Asian Review has also reported that Apple will come up with three iPhones as part of its 10 year anniversary next year. Foxconn is expected to get wireless charging ready for at least one iPhone next year. Early rumors for the 2017 iPhone claim Apple will add a curved display. Xiaomi has already begun the trend of bezel-less designed smartphone with their recently unveiled Mi Mix. (more...)
Bizarre smooth metallic meteorite spotted by Mars rover Bizarre smooth metallic meteorite spotted by Mars rover
- November 03, 2016

This Martian example has been nicknamed "Egg Rock" by the Curiosity mission team. Curiosity spotted the rock on October 30, 2016. The scientists concluded that the metal meteorite likely originates from the core of a dwarf planet, small planets forged by the clumping of large volumes of cosmic dust. (more...)
South African leader faces increasing calls to resign
- November 03, 2016

In a turn of events earlier this morning, President Jacob Zuma announced that he would no longer pursue court action to have the report blocked. The release of the report was suspended on October 14 after President Jacob Zuma's application to the High Court. (more...)
North Dakota borrows $4M more to police protests North Dakota borrows $4M more to police protests
- November 03, 2016

As demonstrations continue, so have clashes between protesters and law enforcement. Morton County spokeswoman Donnell Preskey said protesters are trying to gain access to private property known as the Cannonball Ranch. Native American communities and their supporters have been fighting the construction of the controversial 1,168-mile, $3.7 billion pipeline since April. (more...)
Samsung appeals to gamers with 'Watch Dogs 2' tie Samsung appeals to gamers with 'Watch Dogs 2' tie
- November 03, 2016

The bundle includes his truck, his outfit, and a new co-op difficulty level called Mayhem, which gives enemies advanced weapons. You can also experience a new co-op mode called Showd0wn where only the best players can survive. Season Passes are practically the standard for AAA releases, particularly from big publishers like Ubisoft , but even that reality likely won't be enough to convince gamers the Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass is a great idea. (more...)
Safe trick-or-treating tips
- November 03, 2016

Wait until you get home to sort, check and eat your treats. However, sometimes those costumes can cause safety hazards. Keep pets indoors away from trick or treaters. Only go to homes with a porch light on and never enter a home or auto for a treat. Try to stay in a group and remain on well-lit streets, using the sidewalk where available. (more...)
No link between EU-Canada trade agreement and Brexit - EU's Juncker No link between EU-Canada trade agreement and Brexit - EU's Juncker
- November 03, 2016

European Union and Canadian leaders have welcomed the signing of the Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement (CETA). "Or we can take the more hard path and try to shape globalization according to our vision", said EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. (more...)
LastPass Multi-Device Access Goes Free for All LastPass Multi-Device Access Goes Free for All
- November 03, 2016

Not any more - that service is now free. Probably the biggest limitation up until now was that free users could only use LastPass on a single device class. Thank you for investing in LastPass and helping us build a better product, for you. Users can also log in on additional desktop devices. LastPass Premium users will still retain exclusive access to priority customer support, sharing of passwords with up to 5 family members, two-factor authentication, and 1GB of encrypted file storage. (more...)

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