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Where Will the Recalled Samsung Note 7's Go?
- November 04, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Mix has taken the tech world by storm. Although the Galaxy Note 7 phones had not been officially released in Nigeria before the recall, some dealers and customers had already purchased the phone from other countries. In a note dated November 1, Greenpeace said the 4.3 million Note 7 devices manufactured by Samsung added up to about 730,000 kg (almost 1.61 million pounds) of material, including rare and precious resources like gold , silver , palladium, tungsten and cobalt. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler's Canadian sales dive 11 percent in October Fiat Chrysler's Canadian sales dive 11 percent in October
- November 04, 2016

Autonews asserts that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has made this decision with the hope of selling the outgoing 1500 for fleet businesses while targeting individual customers with the next-generation model. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$9.51 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$9.06. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 29, 2015 and 52-Week low on Jul 6, 2016. (more...)
Details of Chicago Cubs parade, rally announced; live stream available
- November 04, 2016

Overall, the Cubs-Indians series, which aired on Fox, had an average audience of 23.4 million, the most-viewed Fall Classic since 2004 when an average audience of 25.4 million tuned in to see the Boston Red Sox end their own 86 year title drought and sweep the St. (more...)
This Is The Least Surprising Anthony Weiner Development Yet This Is The Least Surprising Anthony Weiner Development Yet
- November 04, 2016

The Daily Mail stated that the clinic Weiner is checked in to specializes in "counseling for those addicted to cybersex and exhibitionism as well as addictions to anonymous sex and porn". The downward slide began five years ago when Weiner stepped down from Congress after lying about engaging in sexually explicit e-mails. Vice President Joe Biden arguably had the best reaction to the news about Weiner's sex addiction and its links to Hillary's private email server. (more...)
Steven Seagal Got Russian Citizenship?
- November 04, 2016

The US Embassy in Moscow does point out that American citizens travelling to Russia on a Russian passport can face difficulties at the border, but hopefully Steven can impress any suspicious guards with his fine array of martial arts. The action star has previously expressed his admiration for the Russian leader, once suggesting that Putin is possibly "the greatest world leader alive today". (more...)
High Court ruling throws Brexit into further chaos High Court ruling throws Brexit into further chaos
- November 04, 2016

Several claimants, including a hairdresser and a financial entrepreneur, challenged May's right to trigger Brexit, in a case with major constitutional implications that hinges on the balance of power between Parliament and the government. Experts say it's possible — but extremely unlikely — that the case could be taken further to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, the EU's highest court. (more...)
Non-bailable warrant out against Vijay Mallya Non-bailable warrant out against Vijay Mallya
- November 04, 2016

Advocate N K Matta, appearing for the ED, also told the court that under the provisions of law, Mallya can be given travel documents, even if he has no passport. The exemption from personal appearance was granted to Mallya in December 2000, regarding a complaint filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) for evading the summons issued to him. (more...)
'We don't operate on innuendo': Obama criticises Federal Bureau of Investigation over new email probe 'We don't operate on innuendo': Obama criticises Federal Bureau of Investigation over new email probe
- November 04, 2016

Right, stay on point, Donald, stay on point...", Trump jested. "No sidetracks, Donald. Nice and easy". Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine, will also be campaigning on her behalf this week. Meanwhile, right-leaning Fox News quoted unnamed sources at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying an indictment is likely in the case of pay-for-play interaction between then Secretary of State, Mrs Clinton, and the Clinton Foundation, "barring some obstruction in some way" from the Justice Department. (more...)
Defending Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama draws contrast with FBI's James Comey Defending Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama draws contrast with FBI's James Comey
- November 04, 2016

Trump had two rallies Monday in MI, a state that last went for a Republican presidential nominee in 1988. Amid the attacks and counterattacks, the race for the White House remains a test of a simple question: Will the conventional rules of modern-day campaigns apply to a 2016 election that has been anything but conventional? So "it's easier to vote than ever" in North Carolina , Obama said. (more...)
Two Stocks to Monitor: Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) , NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) Two Stocks to Monitor: Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) , NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES)
- November 04, 2016

Zendesk expects to generate between $86 million and $88 million of revenue during the fourth quarter, representing year-over-year growth of just 38% at the midpoint. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in shares of Zendesk by 62.2% in the second quarter. The stock is down 0.27% or $0.07 after the negative news, hitting $26.22 per share. (more...)
Samsung profits plunge after Note 7 smartphone debacle Samsung profits plunge after Note 7 smartphone debacle
- November 04, 2016

The recall - the biggest in the company's history, and affecting its largest division - drove a company-wide 30 percent collapse in operating profit during the July-September quarter, compared with the same period past year, Samsung said. The company estimated that the stronger Korean won against major currencies in the third quarter negatively impacted operating profit by approximately 700 billion won, mostly on the components business side. (more...)
Facebook Shares Plunge 5% As Revenue Growth Rate Declines
- November 04, 2016

The social media giant has released its third quarter returns and as expected, it has crossed the estimated revenue and profits. "We also continue to expect that our total Payments & Other Fees revenue in Q4 will be lower than it was in the fourth quarter of a year ago". (more...)
Cubs fans revel in Wrigleyville after epic win
- November 04, 2016

They might even make a movie out of it, though they'll have to write a new script. "Just the Cubs was a better team going down the stretch". Just for fun, let's compare the most-sold cars in America from the Cub's two most recent World Series victories. (more...)
Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in NH, WBUR poll finds Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in NH, WBUR poll finds
- November 04, 2016

Constitution. But it's not all bad for Trump. For much of the year, Clinton has pounded the airwaves with advertising, assembled an expansive voter data file and constructed a nationwide political organization that dwarfs her opponent's. (more...)
Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul
- November 04, 2016

Kurdish fighters said they had taken the town of Bashiqa near Mosul from Islamic State on Sunday, as coalition forces continued their offensive against the jihadists' last stronghold in Iraq. Hamdaniyah is largely uninhabited. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Konashenkov said two jets of the USA -led coalition were involved in the raid, apparently mistaking the procession for militants of the Islamic State group. (more...)
Huge emissions cuts needed to meet Paris climate goals
- November 04, 2016

As a result, glaciers and ice sheets are melting, sea levels are rising and many parts of the world are experiencing more intense heat waves and droughts. The move came just one day before the global treaty officially enters into force after its adoption by 195 countries in December 2015, Yonhap news reported. (more...)
Washington Redskins 27-27 Cincinnati Bengals: Wembley witnesses a rare National Football League tie
- November 04, 2016

Here are seven things to know about the 27-27 tie at Wembley Stadium . But then things went to overtime and neither team managed to score in the extra frame, so the National Football League had its first instance of consecutive weeks with a tie game since 1997 . (more...)
Dragon Quest VIII for 3DS Launches January 20 in North America Dragon Quest VIII for 3DS Launches January 20 in North America
- November 04, 2016

Nintendo has now revealed that the game will launch in January of next year, while also sharing some new features for the game. There's a quick save function, so there's no need to rush to a church to save. All of these images can be saved to the SD card and shared to other DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King owners via the StreetPass feature. (more...)
S. Korea PM says Park can be investigated
- November 04, 2016

The president this week has made several attempts for a breakthrough in the unprecedented predicament, recruiting former loyalists from the previous liberal governments as the new prime minister and chief of staff and sacking all her controversial aides. (more...)
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE Recap: Chapter 8 AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE Recap: Chapter 8
- November 04, 2016

To everyone's surprise, it's Wes Bentley . What Dominic failed to realize - or at least didn't remember from filming the show - is that numerous creatures who haunt this house don't need permission to walk through the front door. The pliers break before her teeth come out, and so does Monet's chair. Audrey and Dom are cartoonishly conceded satires of actors and Monet is.well, I'm not fully sure what her deal is. (more...)

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