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USA polls narrow as Clinton grapples with email fallout


The tracking poll , conducted Wednesday through Saturday, found little immediate impact in presidential support after Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's Friday announcement that the agency will review additional emails from Clinton's time as Secretary of State. Read More »

Trainspotting fans can get a peek of sequel in latest trailer


Just be addicted to something else". But Begbie is hellbent on seeking revenge against the two after being released from prison. The first official trailer for the sequel to the Danny Boyle-directed cult classic dropped this morning. Oh, and by the looks of things, their old pals heroin and cocaine. Refamiliarise yourself with the gang when T2 Trainspotting 2 arrives in cinemas on 27 January, 2017. Read More »

Gambia goalkeeper believed dead crossing Mediterranean


GFF President Lamin Kaba Bajo described her death as unfortunate saying he received the news with shock. She had made her national team debut at just 18 years of age. Fatim was one of more than 7,000 Gambians who have fled the small West African country so far this year, making it the largest contributor to illegal migration into Italy, relative to the size of its population. Read More »

Microsoft's offering $650 off if you trade your MacBook for a Surface


This would mean that if the Touch Bar is damaged, both these parts will need replacement. In fact, the iPhone 7 and the MacBook Pro can not be connected out of the box. Much like the 12-inch MacBook, the MacBook Pro now has butterfly mechanism keys, allowing for less travel and a thinner chassis. The new MacBook Pro starts at a hefty £1,449 and that's for the model without the revolutionary Touch Bar . Read More »

Apple says AirPod shipments to be delayed


According to TechCrunch , Apple did not stated any cause of the delay measures of its AirPods . The world therefore expected Apple to announce during its 27 October event an actual release date for the earbuds - maybe the company would even launch them after the event. Read More »

Packers' pass game takes step forward despite loss, injuries

Stats are for losers really. "Somebody goes down, we've got guys that can step up and make plays". Don't the Packers know it. In a sense, Green Bay had a free pass against Atlanta . Rodgers once again was wheeling and dealing like the quarterback who twice won the NFL's MVP award. That hasn't been the case for about the previous year - which has been comprehensively chronicled - but Rodgers looked every bit his old two-time MVP self on Sunday, completing 28 of 38 passes for 246 yards ... Read More »

First Warning Forecast: Tracking near-record heat for Sunday


Evening temperatures on Halloween will stay in the mid 60s, so it will feel great for trick-or-treating! Highs will get to 78, and skies will be mostly sunny. Looking ahead.cooler weather on tap for the upcoming work week with highs a bit more seasonal in nature, just in the lower to mid 60s. Highs in the upper to middle 70s. Read More »

World finally OKs largest marine reserve in Antarctica

Known as "the Last Ocean", the Ross Sea has been identified by scientists as the most pristine shallow ocean left on Earth . Research in these areas could provide clues for how climate change is affecting vulnerable parts of the world. Read More »

AT&T Rumored to Acquire Time Warner for $100 billion

A previous Time Warner blockbuster deal, its 2000 merger with AOL, is now considered one of the most ill-advised corporate marriages on record. NPR's Jim Zarroli is also working to confirm the merger plan. Neither AT&T nor Time Warner have released a statement on the deal as yet. Comcast's attempts to buy Times Cable Inc for example, was blocked all thanks to regulators. Read More »

Historic Mars touchdown awaits European spacecraft

During the descent, a discardable "aeroshell" will protect it against a scorching heat of several thousand degrees Celsius generated by atmospheric drag, while a supersonic parachute and nine thrusters will slow it down to a gentle speed for landing. Read More »

AT&T's insurance plan will soon fix busted phone screens


It involves filing a claim, the money in your assurance account are used for the cost of the replacement, and you even have to wait a few days to get your phone back. A limited number of Android phones are also eligible for screen repairs, but notably missing is Apple's most recent iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, perhaps due to fix costs or the availability of parts. Read More »

Google, Facebook investing in submarine cable system from LA to Hong Kong


A Terabit is 1 million megabits. Brian Quigley, Google's submarine networking infrastructure director, reckons that the cable will start delivering in 2018, barring any interference by krakens. TE Connectivity, one of several contractors that will help build the cable, said in a news release that the cable's speed increase is thanks to the addition of a new wavelength for fiber optic transmission. Read More »

Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview coming later this month


Google says that "the Android 7.1.x platform" is slated to arrive in December for the devices mentioned above, as well as the Pixel and Pixel XL. Meanwhile, those who already signed up but are not interested in getting the Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview can simply unenroll their Nexus and other compatible units. Read More »

Aid arrives in Haiti, but desperation grows in cut-off towns


Matthew hit when Haitians were already struggling with the intestinal disease spread by contaminated food and water, with more than 500 new cases each week. Officially, the hospital has treated 55 patients for cholera, but dozens of people were waiting outdoors to be seen by doctors. Cenelson Lundi, who is 13 months, receives treatment for cholera with the help of mother Etienne Chimene at the state hospital in Jeremie, Haiti, on Sunday. Read More »

Engine blow forces Hamilton to surrender sure win in Malaysia

The British driver, who kept clear of the chaos unfolding behind him to build on a dominant pole, was comfortably on course to score a 50th career win when his engine exploded in a burst flames, with 16 circuits of the 56-lap race to run. Done one race with it. "This interpretation, I can not accept it. Lewis knows we do everything possible to give him the best auto and the best engine". Read More »

Super Son fires South Korea past Qatar in World Cup qualifyer


The top two teams in Groups A and B will qualify automatically for the World Cup, with the two third-place teams going to a fourth-round match to decide which of them makes the intercontinental playoffs. Over in Saitama, Japan's Hotaru Yamaguchi scored five minutes into stoppage time to give his side a 2-1 win over Iraq in their 2018 World Cup qualifying. Read More »

Snapchat said to be eyeing $25-billion IPO in early 2017


The possible valuation is a marked jump from Snap's previous market cap, $17.8 billion , first reported in May. "We aren't going to comment on rumors or speculations about any financing plans or alternatives", a spokesperson said . debuted at $168 billion. The move, expected by late March, would be the most closely watched stock market debut in years. Snapchat's video messages may be ephemeral, but its staying power as a startup in a hotly competitive field may be anything but. Read More »

Kerry says US not abandoning peace efforts in Syria


The United States won't abandon its pursuit of peace in Syria after suspending direct U.S. "It's disingenuous of Russian Federation to cite the United States threat to strategic stability as a reason for this decision", she said. The ministry said Russian Federation would take "all necessary measures" to return peace and security to Syria. The S-300 deployment was announced a day after the USA announced it was suspending direct diplomatic contacts with Russian Federation on ending the war ... Read More »

Get free coffee at Luke's Diner pop-ups in central Pa.


Netflix will also foot the bill for the first 250 customers in each of these establishments with a free 12-ounce cup of coffee! Just don't forget to turn off your cellphone. "The Gilmore Girls " ended on a low note , but thanks to Netflix and creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, the show is getting another chance at a good ending. Read More »

Paris climate pact set to enter force after EU greenlight


This week, the world took the next significant step in global leadership and cooperation on climate change as India and the European Union join the more than 60 countries which have previously ratified the Paris climate agreement. Ban in his remarks to the European body at its headquarters in Strasbourg, France. United Nations says that at least 14 other countries that together contribute about 12 per cent of global emissions have committed to ratify the pact before end of 2016. Read More »

Here's What to Expect at Google's Big Product Event Tomorrow

The two phones are expected to have the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processors , 4GB of RAM, a 1080p display for the Pixel and a Quad HD for the Pixel XL , larger capacity batteries, and 12 megapixel rear cameras. Add to it the new technology of fingerprint scanners and bigger batteries. Here are a few things to expect from the phones . CW highlights features made possible by Google's cloud-based services, including its AI-powered Assistant for conversational search, Allo for ... Read More »

No, We Didn't Change the Zodiac Signs


Then, in explaining its side of the story, NASA pretty much smacked everyone who loves horoscopes in the face with an argument that went along the line of this: Don't worry, guys, astrology is fake anyway. Thank you , NASA! We feel like some people might get this confused, which is fair because the words are *so close*. The constellation contains Barnard's star, the second closest star to Earth. Read More »

Things to Know About the iPhone 7 iOS 10.0.2 Update

Jailbreaking also allows users to tweak their phones with more freedom. As reported by Business Insider , German research firm has issued a report suggesting that iPhone 7 sales are weaker than what analysts expected, and down considerably from previous year, based on data from Asia and Europe. Read More »

Is US giving away the internet?


If all goes as planned, on October 1 the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which is part of the U.S. Commerce Department, will relinquish its role as the "steward" of several roles in Internet governance. President Obama "threw the Internet to the wolves, and they-Russia, China, Iran, and others-are ready to devour it", the GOP claims. "Hillary Clinton, in her tech policy platform, says she supports the transition as a 'critical step towards safeguarding the ... Read More »

The Weeknd reveals new album cover art for 'Starboy'


The Weeknd decked out his social media recently to promote his new album, announcing the title and showing off fresh cover art for the record, which will be called Starboy . We wrote it all in Los Angeles. The production feels aggressive but still sexy. "I just want to keep pushing the envelope without it feeling forced", he added. Read More »

MacOS 10.12 Sierra review


To visit each, open a Finder window then tap Shift+Cmd+G, and paste in one of the paths. It seems more like a feature that adds a completeness to MacOS/iOS integration but is not something that most people will be using on a day-to-day basis. Read More »

Steelers' Williams defends 75-cent tip to pizzeria server


Jimmy Marcos , co-owner of Ledo Restaurant in Maryland, told TMZ Sports that the woman serving Williams and several other players on Sunday mishandled the situation and admitted that she was in the wrong. As it so happened, Williams started more games than Bell (10 to 6) a year ago and rushed for more yards (907 to 556), due to a season-ending MCL tear suffered by Bell in a game against the Bengals in Week 8. Read More »

Josh Richardson Suffers Partially Torn MCL

Richardson suffered the injury during workout on Friday and his return will depend on his rehab process. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Richardson is expected to miss the start of training camp later this month and possibly a few more weeks from there. Read More »

Natural disaster measuring 5.7 hits northwest Tanzania

A statement from the Tanzanian president's office voiced shock and grief over the loss of life and property but did not provide details. "We now have 11 people dead and more than 100 injured, several of whom have been hospitalized. Seismic waves from deep quakes have to travel farther to the surface, losing energy along the way, while the shaking from shallow quakes is more intense. Read More »

SpaceX appeals for help in probe of rocket blast


In the immediate aftermath, Musk said the trouble appeared to originate around the upper stage's oxygen tank. In particular, Musk was focused on a "quieter bang sound" that he heard a few seconds before the explosion. Elon Musk , the chairman of SolarCity (SCTY) and CEO of Tesla Motors (TSLA), has another company to take up his time: SpaceX . "Turning out to be the most hard and complex failure we have ever had in 14 years", Musk wrote . Read More »

SpaceShip Two begin captive flight trials


The other pilot, Pete Siebold, was seriously injured. It's a unique aspect of Virgin Galactic's spaceflight program, whose shuttles don't launch from a ground-based pad, but rather from "under the wing of a carrier aircraft". Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity space plane and its carrier plane, the Virgin Mothership Eve, take off on their first captive carry flight from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California on September 8, 2016. Read More »

Sony Announces the PS4 Pro, Acknowledges the Existence of the PS4 Slim

The PS4 console will also pair with the PlayStation virtual reality headset set to arrive in October. This would obviously be a good time to share some more details. Showing off some footage of the Pro rendering in action, we got to see clips from Spider-man, For Honor, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided , Rise of the Tomb Raider , Watch Dogs 2, and others. Read More »

Happy landings: 3 space station crew members back on Earth

After spending six months in the space, three crew members of the International Space Station returned to the Earth on Wednesday morning. The mission was Mr Williams' fourth trip to the ISS, allowing him to accrue 534 days in space - the most by any U.S. Read More »

AT&T says it plans to carry the LG V20


It also does have a fingerprint sensor (on the rear), though that's become pretty standard issue for smartphones in this class. The display is the same and it sports a 5.7-inch QHD display . The V20's video recording features is upgraded to allow users to record sharper video footage while neutralizing shaky images and Hi-Fi video recording function removes unwanted background noise. Read More »