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Chevy Cruze Diesel Hatchback Could be Non-Hybrid Highway MPG Champ

GM's chief in North America told us Tuesday night the automaker plans on offering a diesel-powered version of the 2018 Chevy Cruze RS and-gasp-it may actually be fun to drive. You'll soon be able to purchase a diesel hatchback with a six-speed manual transmission in the USA again. This would make the Cruze Hatchback the first non-hybrid auto this century to achieve 50 mpg on the highway, and also the title of most fuel-efficient nonhybrid.

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Federal Judge issues extension to Florida's voter registration

On Monday , Walker granted an emergency order extending the deadline for one day to allow for Wednesday's hearing. Democrats filed a lawsuit after Scott, who heads a super PAC supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, said he wouldn't push back the deadline to accommodate voters who fled Hurricane Matthew before the storm lashed Florida's East Coast late last week.

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Local Red Cross volunteers aid in Hurricane Matthew recovery

Overall, Matthew dumped 13.6 trillion gallons of water on the US, enough to fill the Rose Bowl 163,000 times. At this time, all volunteer positions are needed, including nurses, disaster mental health professionals, sheltering, disaster assessment, bulk distribution, feeding and operational support, said Brittany Jennings, the regional communications officer for the American Red Cross in Raleigh.

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Samsung cuts revenue and profit forecast after Note7 fiasco

Investors and analysts agreed that the damage to Samsung's brand and future earnings would deepen the longer the market was left in the dark about the origin of the fault. A man passes by a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. The Note 7 was recalled over exploding batteries in September, but as new phones showed the same problems, the company announced it was scrapping the device entirely.

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WWE 2K17 Now Available on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3

At the time of writing this, no patch notes/changelog for patch 1.01 have been released by 2K. Nevertheless, the issues reported regarding the shot meter glitch and the scoreboard too early updating are expected to be fixed. In our review of NBA 2K17, we said, "With a continuing excellence in multiple game modes, including a toned-down but more focused career mode, quicker fantasy options, and of course the impeccable audio work, basketball games don't get any better than this".

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How did Clinton get town hall question ahead of time?

The record states, then, that in March, Brazile sent an email to the Clinton campaign saying, " From time to time I get the questions in advance ". The second is either CNN or TV One, who apparently don't maintain very strict control over their documents and allow partisan or candidate-aligned pundits access to them ahead of time.

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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) presents Profit Margin of 0

The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Several brokerages recently weighed in on MU. (NASDAQ:MU) ended trading session lower at $17.50 with -0.62%. The company traded a volume of 1.22 million shares under average volume of 1.59 million shares. The semiconductor manufacturer reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.17) by $0.12.

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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC)

The Company's products and services offer protection of information in any environment from the mobile device to the enterprise data center to cloud-based systems. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.50. The stock has a 1-month performance of 0.85 percent and is 50.49 percent year-to-date as of the recent close.

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Apple to unveil the updated laptop on October 25?

Ever since Apple CEO Tim Cook said "stay tuned" for Mac developments, the excitement in one of the most successful products of Apple has gathered momentum. The coming weeks should see a rampant big price off for the current-gen MacBook Pros. Unless the device is officially unveiled, though, everything said about the features of the MacBook Pro 2016 will remain nothing more than speculations and can only be confirmed if the device is, indeed, unveiled on October 27.

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Supreme Court will hear Ashcroft appeal to kill lawsuit

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear appeals from former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and other former federal officials seeking to shut down lawsuits filed by Muslim and Arab men who were detained in the USA after the September 11 attacks.

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World of Final Fantasy Gets a Demo October 17

From there, the succeeding weeks towards the launch date will allow players to engage in a few quests. Final Fantasy 15's decade long story and development, coupled with the impressive Luminous Studio engine that powers it, has remained largely a mystery until the past year or two, creating a kind of mystic aura around how the game was made.

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Doctor vs Google: Humans outperform apps at diagnosing health problems

Doctors were asked to identify the most likely diagnosis as well as two other possible diagnoses. The popularity of online self-diagnosis has even led to the emergence of a new disorder - cyberchondria. Given that physicians provided free text responses , two physicians hand-reviewed the submitted diagnoses and independently decided whether the participant listed the correct diagnosis first or in the top three diagnoses.

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Apple's (AAPL) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Company shares were Reiterated by Citigroup on Sep 30, 2016 to "Buy", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $120.Company shares were Reiterated by Nomura on Sep 22, 2016 to "Buy", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 135 from a previous price target of $120.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Sep 22, 2016 to "Outperform", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 125 from a previous price target of $120.

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Samsung Pulls Note 7 Replacements After Fire Reports

Just last week, Samsung had announced that though the first batch of Note 7 has been a failure but the company was aggressively pushing to replace any and all defected devices. If you're a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owner in Australia, Singapore, Taiwan or Malaysia, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The company has been scrambling for answers in the wake of reports that smartphones were exploding, including supposedly safe models.

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Florida man parks BMW in living room during Hurricane Matthew

Randy Jalil of Port St. Lucie said he only had enough room in his garage for two of his collectible BMWs during the weekend storm, so he set about finding a more creative solution for his BMW E30 M3. BMW enthusiast Randy did what any good gearhead would do in this situation: drive the auto right through the front double-doors of his house, Motor Trend reported.

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Alphabet (GOOGL) Stock Higher After Receiving $1000 Price Target

Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $1,000.00 target price on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Marathon Asset Management LLP now owns 52,006 shares of the company's stock worth $36,583,000 after buying an additional 992 shares during the last quarter.

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Nissan kills 24-kWh Leaf

We've reached out to Nissan for comment on the change and for clarification on the new price of the S (is destination charge included?). For 2016, the model year just ending, the Nissan Leaf electric auto got a larger-capacity battery for all but its lowest trim level.

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BlackBerry to stop making smartphones itself, focus on software

When Chen became CEO in 2013, one of his first moves was to outsource some manufacturing to Foxconn Technology Group in an effort to get the smartphone business off Blackberry's books. This leave will allow BlackBerry to focus on its software business. "The company plans to end all internal hardware development and will outsource that function to partners", said BlackBerry CEO John Chen .

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TripAdvisor announces booking changes linked to animal attractions

While many animal rights advocates are going to celebrate TripAdvisor for making some animal attractions less available, few will highlight that travellers can still use the site to book animal experiences, steak dinners, and others experiences that involve the use of animals.

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German Study Calls Tesla Autopilot A Considerable Traffic Hazard

All the same, make sure to head on over to Electrek for the full technical nitty gritty surrounding the next-gen Autopilot software Tesla is now working on. Tesla is also more selective now about where Autopilot can be activated, placing more restrictions on roads that are curvy or have unclear lane markings.

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Samsung axes Galaxy Note 7

Things came to a head when a Galaxy Note 7 issued as a replacement for a recalled unit from the original run caught fire on a Southwest Airlines flight, luckily while the plane was still grounded. Samsung's initial recall had a rocky start. It is offering a full refund, or a swap for an alternative Samsung device with the difference refunded.

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Samsung Officially Kills Production of the Exploding Galaxy Note 7

After temporarily stopping sales in the USA on September 2, Samsung began an exchange program for consumers, but the replacement devices were quickly being blamed for fires as well. Speaking to The Mirror, the third biggest American operator, T-Mobile US, said it was temporarily halting sales of new Note 7s as well as exchanges while Samsung investigated "multiple reports of issues" with its flagship device.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated's (QCOM): See the most Active Stock of Market

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. 07/21/2016 - QUALCOMM Incorporated was upgraded to "conviction buy" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 28th. It has a dividend yield of 3.21%. Qualcomm's payout ratio is now 62.17%. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.39, for a total transaction of $1,231,020.00.

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Why Some Muslims Self-Flagellate On This Religious Holiday

The country is set to observe the Holy Ashura today (Wednesday) recalling particularly the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) at the battle of Karbala 1,377 years ago. Rescue 1122, Edhi and Health Department ambulances are standby to deal with any emergency. Security has also been tightened in all the Imambargahs and routes of the processions.

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Ottawa man says he'll ignore Note 7 recall

Samsung Electronics Co yesterday dropped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone less than two months after its launch, halting sales and exchanges worldwide following reports that replacements for combustible models were also catching fire.

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England fizzle out against Slovenia

Wayne Rooney still dreams of ending his global career on a high, despite the England captain being dropped to the bench in Slovenia. The 20-year-old appears to have become the Three Lions' main creative influence, and Keown can not see how Rooney displaces the Spurs starlet.

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Google: Verizon Will Control Updates for the Pixel

The answer is yes. However, with Verizon controlling updates for its Pixel phones, the carrier will nearly certainly delay the rollout of updates to ensure their bloatware is fully compatible. But that's not exactly accurate, depending on where you buy your phone. Most likely, the Pixel Launcher and Google's Assistant feature will be also missing from the Nexus lineup.

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Education Realty Trust Inc. (EDR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Brandywine Realty Trust is -23.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -15.4%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. The company is expected to report its next EPS (earnings per share) on Oct 19 AMC.

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OnePlus 3 Plus specs, rumors, and release date

Currently, OnePlus 3 as two SKUs - A3000 and A3003. While the OnePlus 3 features a 3000mAh battery, the new OnePlus 3 Plus is expected to be powered by a 3,900 mAh battery for longer usage. We gave the OnePlus 3 a 4.5/5-star score in our review, praising its high-quality build, impressive heat-handling, excellent value, and solid camera.

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Second hacker group targets SWIFT users, Symantec warns

Symantec has discovered evidence that a new trojan that's predominantly targeting the banking sector has ties with Carbanak , a cybercrime gang responsible for stealing more than $1 billion from 100 banks across 30 countries in 2013 and 2014.

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Omaha native elevated to the College of Cardinals

With the 17 new cardinal-elects included, the number of voting cardinals comes to 121, and the number of non-voters to 107, for a grand total of 228. The countries that have previously never had a cardinal, but now do, are the Central African Republic, Bangladesh, Mauritius Island, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Lesotho and Albania.

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Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s (AMD)

The firm set an "equal weight" rating and a $7.00 price target on the semiconductor manufacturer's stock. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1133 million and lower end at 1000 million while the year ago reported sale was 1061.24 million.

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Samsung cuts profit forecast by $2.3 billion after Galaxy Note 7 saga

Even before the profit revision, Samsung's shares had dropped 0.8 percent Wednesday, adding to Tuesday's 8 percent drop. "If it's once, it could be taken as a mistake. The south Korean company has witnessed more than billion being wiped off its market value in two days after announcing the halt in sales and production of Note 7 owing to battery explosion fears.

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Samsung revises Q3 profit estimate down 33.3%

August 2 - Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 7 at a NY media event. September 1 - Samsung starts Galaxy Note 7 sales in China. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The fiasco of Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones - and Samsung's stumbling response to the problem - has left consumers from Shanghai to NY reconsidering how they feel about the South Korean tech giant and its products.

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HP Spectre x360, Envy 13, AIO 27 get a pre-holiday makeover

Now HP is giving the Envy 13 a refresh. It also has the ability to recharge its battery up to 90 percent in 90 minutes. HP has been feeling the pressure of late when it comes to rival companies offering what they perceive as better alternatives to the Spectre x360 and Envy laptops, and so it comes as no shock that Hewlett-Packard has made a decision to update these models.


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