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  • Hurricane Matthew death toll in Haiti hits 1000

    Hurricane Matthew death toll in Haiti hits 1000

    The Caribbean HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty ImagesHaitians walk the site ofdestroyed houses and debris left by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti , on October 8, 2016. Dony St Germain, an official with El Shaddai Ministries International, said young men in villages off the road between the southern city of Les Cayes and Jeremie were starting to put up blockades of rocks and broken branches to halt the convoys.

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  • Lewis Hamilton demands answers after another engine failure at Malaysian GP

    Lewis Hamilton demands answers after another engine failure at Malaysian GP

    Hamilton was leading with 15 laps to go when the engine on his Mercedes spectacularly exploded at the Sepang International Circuit. "I personally feel very sorry". "It was an unfortunate chain reaction which ruined my race and Nico's one". I agree. If I am unlucky and I need to find an explanation I say to myself, "if there is a God, then I've done something wrong or he doesn't like me", or whatever.

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  • China, Qatar seek World Cup boost

    China, Qatar seek World Cup boost

    In Asian qualifying, only the countries placing first and second in each of the six-team groups will qualify automatically for Russian Federation 2018. "It's another game that if we can perform well and win, two wins from two away games - we know how hard that is to do in qualifying - it'll put us a long way toward qualifying".

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  • Kerry says US not abandoning peace efforts in Syria

    Kerry says US not abandoning peace efforts in Syria

    The suspension of the agreement, however, will not hinder communication channels between the US and Russian Federation established "to de-conflict counterterrorism operations in Syria ". This has cast additional doubt on the ability of the United Nations to mediate a political settlement to the Syrian conflict, which has killed more than 250,000 people and displaced more than 11 million.

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  • Luke's Diner from 'Gilmore Girls' is coming to your town

    Luke's Diner from 'Gilmore Girls' is coming to your town

    Stop by, discuss the merits of any of Rory's boyfriends (I guess I'm team Jess), sip on your free java and prepare to wait another 50 odd days before the show launches. The pop-up diners on Wednesday will run from 7 a.m.to noon. You can check out the full list of the pop up locations to see where you can get in on the cheesy fun and score a free cup of joe.

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  • Microsoft Spends Billions to Keep Data in EU (MSFT)

    Microsoft Spends Billions to Keep Data in EU (MSFT)

    Its European cloud data center footprint now consists of facilities in the UK; Germany, where it is using T-Systems as both data center provider and "data trustee;" the Netherlands; Ireland; Austria; and Finland. USA TODAY tech reporter Mike Snider looks into Microsoft's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn and how it might help the company. Meanwhile, Google recently announced it would adding new cloud centers in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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  • European Parliament ratifies Paris climate deal

    The European Parliament backed the Paris accord to fight climate change on Tuesday, tipping it over the threshold needed for the global deal to enter into force. The European Union accounts for some 12 % of global greenhouse gas emissions. The Council still has to formally adopt the ratification, something that can be done in a written procedure taking less than a day.

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  • Taking a look at the Nexus 6, two years later

    The mighty Google is holding an event tomorrow on Tuesday 3 October where it is expected to unveil its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Rest of its specs are same as that of the Pixel. Moreover, the main camera of Google Pixel phones are expected to sport Sony's IM378 sensor with 12MP. After months of speculating and waiting, Google will now finally reveal its flagship phone, the Google Pixel.

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  • We Didn't Change Your Zodiac Sign And Astrology Isn't Science

    We Didn't Change Your Zodiac Sign And Astrology Isn't Science

    So, as Earth orbits the Sun, the Sun would appear to pass through each of the 12 parts of the zodiac . NASA reassured its followers on Tumblr that while the zodiac signs are technically off because of shifting planetary axis, there's nothing "wrong" about their original signs, since astrology has no special predictive power anyway.

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  • Apple Slides on Speculation of Lower iPhone 7 Sales Outside US

    Rather than switch to something that's cheaper and more available, Apple is pushing a proprietary technology that forces manufacturers to pay an extra fee. "With any luck iOS 10.0.2 will continue what has so far proved to be an extremely smooth start for iOS 10". Due to the nature of how things have gone in the past with iOS 10.0.1, it is likely wise for jailbroken iOS 10 users to wait before updating their iPhones.

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  • Don't Believe the Claims That the US Is Giving Away the Internet

    Don't Believe the Claims That the US Is Giving Away the Internet

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Thursday that ceding USA control of the Internet to foreign governments is essentially a form of limited government. The latest softening by Cruz toward Trump is being closely watched by anti-Trump conservatives who had taken pleasure in the senator's high-profile apparent rejection of the presidential nominee.

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  • One neighborhood comes off the Zika list

    One neighborhood comes off the Zika list

    But the CDC isn't exactly advising pregnant women to go to Wynwood. The Zika virus was found in trapped mosquitoes in the city, the first time this has happened in the continental United States. Like the Zika cases in Arizona today, Lopez said all the dengue fever cases in 2014 were assumed to be travel-related. "We were able to talk to our health care providers and say, 'Listen, you might want to start asking about travel history.' And that's how we were able to identify our first cases".

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  • Steelers' Williams On Leaving 75-Cent Tip: 'The Service Was Terrible'

    Steelers' Williams On Leaving 75-Cent Tip: 'The Service Was Terrible'

    Long story short. we're told the restaurant policy is "the customer is always right" and tipping is a reflection of the service - not mandatory. DeAngelo Williams was called out on social media for leaving nearly no tip at a restaurant in Maryland over the weekend, and the Pittsburgh Steelers running back says the 75 cents he gave was too much.

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  • Josh Richardson Suffers Partially Torn MCL

    Josh Richardson Suffers Partially Torn MCL

    This is a shocking news for the Heat as they expected him to take his game to anew level next season, but it will be postponed due to this unfortunate injury. Richardson averaged 6.6 points in 52 games with Miami last season, but became a key part of the rotation after the All-Star break - shooting 53 percent from 3-point range.

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  • Several killed by earthquake in Tanzania: president's office

    Several killed by earthquake in Tanzania: president's office

    An quake has killed at least 11 people in Tanzania. Images posted in social media showed significant damage to buildings in Bukoba, a city of more than 70,000 people where most casualties were reported. An natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has shaken Tanzania in East Africa. The quake , recorded at a depth of 10 km, struck at 1227 GMT.

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  • Elon Musk says SpaceX Falcon 9 fireball robe is 'biggest challenge yet'

    Elon Musk says SpaceX Falcon 9 fireball robe is 'biggest challenge yet'

    In another tweet Friday, Mr. Musk said that before flames engulfed the almost 230-foot booster and a series of explosions damaged the pad, "engines were not on and there was no apparent heat source ". SpaceX's next flight had been slated for later this month from a second launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "It's a small community and issues especially around safety - but even mission success - kind of transcend the competitive piece of this", the ULA boss said.

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  • Virgin Galactic restarts its flight test program for space tourism

    Virgin Galactic restarts its flight test program for space tourism

    Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo, the VSS Unity, takes its first flight with its carrier plane Eve as they soar over Mojave, California on September 8, 2016. The company cited the cascade of problems that caused the VSS Enterprise crash, some structural and some determined to be pilot error. Today's test flight lasted three hours and 43 minutes.

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  • How To Watch The PlayStation 'Neo' Launch Event In Australia

    The PS4 Pro features multiple hardware upgrades over its predecessor, including a 1TB hard drive, and double GPU power. But other than a skinnier PS4, what else might Sony discuss in NYC today? While 4K gaming might be too good to be true with the Neo, at least you'll be able to take advantage of 4K video streaming and 4K Blu-ray movies, along with likely HDR support .

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  • Happy landings: 3 space station crew members back on Earth

    A record-setting American astronaut Jeff Williams and his two Russian colleagues returned logging 534 days in space over four missions. Williams, along with Russian astronauts Alexy Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka landed their Russian-made Soyuz capsule in central Kazakhstan just after 7 a.m.

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