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Oakland Fire Victims Texted Loved Ones Before They Died

Cash Askew, 22, of Oakland, Calif . A refrigerator may have been the cause of the Oakland warehouse inferno that killed at least 36 people , an official said Tuesday. Officials say although 75 percent of the gutted structure has been searched, there are two key areas where there still might be more bodies. Friends remembered her as someone who could fit in anywhere, he said.

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After Darkness Fell, Republicans Unveiled Their Sinister Plan To Dismantle Social Security

It would raise the age to 69 for those who qualify for "early retirement age" after December 31, 2029. It would change the formula that determines the size of a retiree's initial payments. One of the biggest partisan fights in Congress is how to deal with #Social Security moving forward. But by investing your nest egg entirely in stocks I'm not sure you're being entirely reasonable either.

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Super Mario Run will require a constant internet connection to play

If you aren't connected to a WiFi source, you won't be able to go beyond the game's main screen. To hear Miyamoto tell it, this is all about reducing the risk of piracy and protecting Nintendo's intellectual property. Most of Super Mario Run is a single player experience, with only the game's Toad Rally Mode needing an internet connection to compare scores with other users.

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Super Mario Run Needs A Permanent Internet Connection

Nintendo's next big mobile game is Super Mario Run and exciting around the game has been building ever since it was announced during the launch event for the latest iPhone and iPad Apple event earlier this year. "[The] security element is one of the reasons that we chose to go with iPhone and iOS first", he said . Players will be able to take on three different modes in the initial launch version of Super Mario Run .

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Qualcomm challenges Intel with commercial sample of 10nm server chip

The product is expected to be available broadly in the second half of 2017. The company had previously produced chips for smartphones at 10nm. The company said that Falkor has been designed from the get-go to be SBSA (Server Base System Architecture) compliant, meaning software which runs on any ARMv8 server platform will run on a Centriq 2400-based server.

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Trump says US-China relationship must improve

Terry Branstad resigns to becomes US ambassador to China early next year. When Branstad resigns as governor, he'll be replaced by Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, making her the first female governor of Iowa. Burns said because Branstad already has a pre-existing relationship with China's president, that will be valuable. Specific U.S. trade concerns include allegations that China is dumping steel and aluminum in global markets below the cost of production, hurting American producers.

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Special event honors Pearl Harbor survivors, veterans

Naval base in Hawaii that was attacked by Japan in 1941, propelling the United States into World War II. The war ended in August 1945 after the USA dropped two nuclear bombs on Japan and, although the countries have forged strong ties in the seven decades since, how the war began and concluded has cast a long shadow.

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Moving Trading Card Games To The Digital Realm — Sony Project Field

According to Sony , Project Field will use a specially developed pad equipped with an IC reader, sensors, and Bluetooth. When a user places a card on one of the pads, it's identified using an NFC-like wireless technology. And with the increasing popularity of augmented reality toys and mobile games, Sony is purportedly trying to jump on the trend with its upcoming gaming system.

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International Olympic Committee slams Russian Federation 'attack' after latest doping claims

McLaren said positive tests were reported to the sports ministry and false results sent to the WADA computerised system. The system was "refined" in the buildup to the 2012 London Olympics and then further for the 2013 Universiade in the Russian city of Kazan, the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, also in 2013, and particularly for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Supreme Court Sides with Samsung, Sends Case to a Lower Court

The case being sent back down the lower court is viewed as a huge win for Samsung , as any further penalties will certainly be less than the $399 million amount the Supreme Court rejected. Apple had contended that Samsung should hand over the whole profits from infringing devices. A victory for Apple , they said in a friend of court brief, would have "a devastating impact on companies that spend billions of dollars annually on research and development for complex technological products ...

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Raiders lose 21-13 to Kansas City Chiefs to snap winning streak

The Chiefs controlled the line of scrimmage Thursday night and outplayed and outcoached the Raiders for the second time this season. From those three possessions, the Raiders scored on a pair of field goals. Now, if only he could throw cold weather passes . Neither did his left tackle, Donald Penn , who lamented the way Oakland struggled to move the ball Thursday night.

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Obama orders review of hacking

The newspaper reported that the aim was to help Mr Trump win, not just to undermine the USA election process. President Obama has ordered a review of hacking connected to the 2016 election. This comes the same day that the White House announced that it has opened an investigation into what it called a pattern of malicious cyber activity surrounding the most recent - and possibly earlier - election cycles, according to Reuters .

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Jayalalithaa Is Gone. What Now for South India?

In the photo, the comedian is seen posing with a smiling face along with a fan that is said to have been taken during the funeral ceremony of the actress-turned-politician on December 6. Schools and colleges will remain closed for three days. At the Marina Beach after the military honours, Jayalalithaa's body was transferred to a sandalwood coffin from the glass casket.

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President Obama orders review of election hacking, Russia's involvement

USA intelligence officials have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic officials' email accounts in an attempt to interfere with the presidential campaign. Any time I do something, they say, "Oh, Russia interfered"'. But intelligence officials are wary about disclosing information that can show Russia's involvement, fearful that doing so will compromise sensitive sources and methods.

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Ghana's opposition candidate 'confident' he's won

Akufo-Addo becomes the fifth President of Ghana since the return to constitutional rule in 1992 - breaking a popular joke that only persons with the name John can be president in Ghana. Akufo-Addo has dismissed these accusations. "To accelerate the growth of the economy, all Ghanaian irrespective of political divide should be involved".

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Samsung Galaxy S8 To Ditch The Home Button

Despite the global recall of the Note 7 , its successor will hit the market in the usual month of August. Samsung reportedly plans to release the S8 sometime in March, following its usual cadence of announcing new S family iterations at Mobile World Congress.

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Michigan Lets Autonomous Cars On Roads Without Human Driver

One of the bills, SB 996, allows for the deployment of on-demand networks of self-driving cars, so long as they are operated by motor vehicle manufacturers. But Bryant Walker Smith, a law professor at the University of SC who tracks the technology, says Florida has nearly no restrictions. It shouldn't come as a surprise that MI is looking to lead the charge on self-driving auto legislation, considering it is developing the American Center for Mobility, a 335-acre site for the testing and ...

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13 teachers killed in Punjab road accident

The accident took place near Chandmajri village on the Fazilka-Ferozepur highway, about 320 kms from here. Police said that the vehicle carrying 13 teachers rammed into the truck when its driver tried to overtake another vehicle in dense fog.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of IMMINENT THREAT to Los Angeles metro

The FBI is investigating an imminent threat against the Los Angeles Metro system for which it had received specific information, officials said. The caller was very specific, telling authorities the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Universal City station was the target, she said.

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AirPods delayed because apparently, Apple is getting them to sync

People griped when Apple launched the iPhone 7 without an earphone jack and asked the world to get excited about AirPods, the company's cordless earphones designed for the fearless new "wireless future". According to Wall Street's sources, Apple is also looking into what will happen when a user loses one of the earpieces - which, considering the size of the AirPods is only all too possible.

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Vicarious Visions on Crash Bandicoot: Nsane Trilogy

Instead, Digital Foundry merely explains how the new game improves upon the originals and breaks down exactly what these new games do differently. Gamers can expect " Crash Bandicoot: N. What's more, the trilogy will feature full analog stick support, a unified save system and unified checkpoint system, making it easier than ever for new fans to enjoy the classic adventures.

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Officials say 3 dead in Tennessee wildfires

The latest wildfires grew Monday night when wind high winds blew trees onto power lines, sparking new fires and spreading embers over long distances, officials said . But Desear said the aquarium's web cam is still active and the building appears to be unharmed. She said she drove through a fiery scene to get to Rocky Top Sports World, where she spent the night in a auto.

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Inc. sells partial stakes of H&R Block Inc. (HRB)

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for H&R Block, Inc .as $126.93 Million in the Current Quarter. H&R Block had a net margin of 11.52% and a negative return on equity of 153.99%. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Earns Consensus Hold Rating

The Alabama-based Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams Inc has invested 0.76% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) recently. The rating firm issued a Buy rating to this company in a research note released on Oct 24, 2016. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 20th. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 75% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 18.4 percent.

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Acadian Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in Symantec Corp. (SYMC)

Company latest quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016. Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Symantec Corp. Global X Management Co. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Symantec Corp.by 15.2% in the second quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.23%. Symantec Corp.'s dividend payout ratio is now 8.85%.

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Watch Stephen Colbert Take On #Pizzagate and the Alt-Right

Colbert began by advising his audience not to get their news from him because, "This isn't news". "Pope Francis said , 'Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, ' and if the Pope's talking poop you know we're in deep doo-doo", Colbert remarked.

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Loop Capital Begins Coverage on Avago Technologies Ltd. (AVGO)

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 8th. The revenue in the fourth quarter grew 123.7% from past year and 9% on the sequential basis to $4.15 billion, also beating the analysts' consensus expectation of $4.12 billion.

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This Tiny Gaming Console Can Play Retro Games From 28 Different Systems

It seems that'll be the case for the foreseeable future, as Nintendo's official Twitter account hasn't tweeted anything about the NES Classic Edition since November 11. Best Buy also confirms that they are re-stocking the NES Classic starting December 20. The earliest reported restocking is actually right now, with Amazon having a limited quantity available in their physical bookstore locations in Seattle, Portland, and San Diego.

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Supreme Court Throws Out $399M Judgment Against Samsung in Apple Patent Dispute

Samsung asked the Supreme Court late a year ago to review $399 million of those damages related to several design patents, including its phones' rounded corners and home screen display with 16 app icons. The term "article of manufacture is broad enough to encompass both a product sold to a consumer as well as a component of that product", she wrote. Samsung in December 2015 paid Apple $548 million.

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Oakland fire: Refrigerator fault may have been cause

He a says the full toll of the disaster is unknown, but "many people - including young men and women with their whole futures ahead of them - have tragically lost their lives". You can see it on their site . The warehouse is owned by Chor N. Ng, her daughter Eva Ng told the Los Angeles Times . The couple collected rent from artists in the space and held parties and concerts to raise money for rent.

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Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time soundtrack getting a vinyl release

Hear the classic score recorded live by a 64-piece orchestra. Koji Kondo's classic Legend of Zelda soundtrack is getting a brand new orchestral release on double-vinyl. The vinyl release will be accompanied by a digital soundtrack, which itself will be available earlier next year than the vinyl's second-quarter 2017 release date.

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Kylie Jenner Causes PANDEMONIUM At Her Pop-Up Shop! WATCH HERE!

The 51-year-old has always vehemently denied the allegations and says that he is "considerate and respectful". But per the listing photos , it doesn't seem Jenner completed any big changes or renovations in the rather short time span she's owned the place.

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Junk food adverts aimed at children to be banned on social media

The new restrictions also apply to TV-like content online, such as on video-sharing platforms or "advergames", if they are likely to appeal to children. "We need to see bans on advertising go further, as they now do not manage exposure to these adverts during popular family programmes such as the X Factor or Britain's Got Talent", Rosborough said.

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Apple might fix pesky 2016 MacBook Pro graphics problems in MacOS update

Given that Apple has already launched the fifth beta build, it's only a matter of time until the issues plaguing the MacBook Pro models are indefinitely fixed. The email has yet to be confirmed though there'd be little reason to believe that the email was faked. This should allay fears that new 2016 MacBook Pro owners would have to go back to the Apple Store and swap out their hardware for another model due to some inherent issue with the graphics components.

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SCOTUS overturns Apple's $399M infringement award against Samsung for smartphone infringement

The original $930m in damages was cut back after a court ruled that the iPhone's design could only be protected through patents, not trademarks. A federal appeals court said Apple could collect Samsung's entire profit on the basis of a strict reading of the law.


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