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IPhone 7: Apple is really ditching the headphone jack

The good news is that numerous world's best headphone makers are jumping on to wireless bandwagon so it might well be time to finally cut the cord. Colors: Gold, silver, space gray, rose gold. The battery has been a major difference in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The hope for Apple is that it can use both to spark new excitement and innovation in the app world.

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Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum founder, dies at 92

Loyalties at Eagle Forum split over her support of Trump, when board members disagreed with the endorsement. Phyllis Schlafly at the YAF event at Ronald Reagan's ranch in 2011. For more than half a century - from her advocacy on behalf of Barry Goldwater in 1964 to her endorsement of the candidacy of Donald Trump in 2016 - Schlafly was on the cutting edge of conservative politics in America.

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ITT Tech Abruptly Closes; Students Without a School

The company said it will eliminate the positions of most of its 8,000 employees nationwide. Last week, the U.S. Department of Education prohibited ITT from allowing any new students to use federal loans to pay for ITT course. After trying and failing to sell its many campuses , ITT resolved that it had no choice but to cease operations. The chain was banned from enrolling new students in August 25, because those students would take out federal loans, burdening taxpayers with paying for ...

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ITT Tech shuts down after federal sanctions cut access to financial aid

The company says the closures are due to an investigation and sanctions by the U.S. Department of Education. The federal government ordered the company to pay more than $150 million to help pay refunds and other liabilities to students, and a special cadre of ITT Tech employees will help students with transcripts and credit transfers.

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Sia, Kendrick Lamar music video pays tribute to Pulse victims

Singer-songwriter Sia is known for accompanying her hit songs with unique music videos that tell a story. Whether The Greatest music video is a tribute or not, it is clearly so much more than the average video accompaniment. The video culminates in a nightclub setting with the 49 dancers falling to the floor in front of a wall riddled with bullet holes. As the video continues, there are approximately 49 young dancers, all dancing around halls and in one instance in what seems like a ...

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Presidential candidate Mike Pence will release tax returns next week

Trump hasn't released his medical records, his tax returns, has fought to have the release of his video depositions blocked. Donald Trump's running mate, in an interview with NBC News' " Meet the Press " conducted on Saturday, also said he planned to release his tax returns "in the next week" and that Trump would do likewise at an unspecified date.

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Poll finds Trump, Clinton locked in virtual tie

Christina Reynolds, Hillary for America deputy communications director, said in a statement Tuesday. While Trump has often complained that US forces are not large enough or well-equipped, he's also said that he'd save money by cutting waste and ensuring that contractors aren't getting sweetheart deals due to their connections or lobbying efforts.

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Sen. Brown Offers Options To Orphaned ITT Students

The company, which operates vocational schools, announced "with profound regret" in a statement Tuesday that it is ending academic operations at all of its more than 130 campuses across 38 states. The U.S. Department of Education said students may be eligible for federal loan discharge. ITT Tech has 10 locations in Texas, including three in North Texas.

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British Airways check-in system brought down by IT glitch

Passengers at several USA airports complained of lengthy delays at check-in, bag drop and, once emplaned, to aircraft on the apron. Dozens of flights have been delayed at BA's London Heathrow and Gatwick hubs and staff have been forced to issue handwritten boarding passes in order to keep flights operating.

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Tribal Protest Spurs Halt to Pipeline in North Dakota

The guards say they were targeted and reported to law enforcement that at least two of their dogs were injured by protesters hitting them. The destruction led to a confrontation between #NoDAPL protesters and construction workers, where security guards used dogs and pepper spray against protesters.

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Clinton has edge in national poll - and she's winning Texas?

Labour Day is traditionally when the US presidential election enters its final stretch. “His whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who have worn the uniform, ” the Democratic nominee said at the University of South Florida in Tampa .

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Cultural Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly Dies at 92

Schlafly was a vocal opponent of the women's liberation movement that took hold in the United States in the 1970s, and was a key player in the defeat of the dearly-held feminist dream of an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA ), reported The Huffington Post .

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Sony Unveils PlayStation 4 Slim, PlayStation 4 Pro Consoles

The other, a hardware upgrade with the codename "PS4 Neo ", has been confirmed to exist, but we're looking forward to confirmations of the rumors and reports surrounding the half-step. The PS4 Neo is speculated to be capable of running games at 4K resolution and at a consistent 60 frames per second, even at the highest setting.

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Merkel faces heat after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

Merkel's bloc of Christian Democrats and their Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union, had never been overtaken on the right in any state or national election in the history of modern Germany, and the result prompted the chancellor's critics from her own camp and across the spectrum to renew speculation about her future.

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Tropical storm kills 2, drenches Atlantic Coast

Overnight, four people suffered minor injuries when a tornado damaged two trailers and two cabanas at a campground in Hatteras Village, Dare County, North Carolina, officials said. A medical examiner's office has yet to determine whether the storm was the cause, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said. Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to stall off Long Island's southern coast for the next several days over the Atlantic Ocean, bringing strong winds and flooding to the Island's coastal areas.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump bash each other over national security

So what did they do? "We're sticking with our strategy, we feel very good about where we are", she said. Mr Trump beat Clinton 45 to 43 per cent in the new CNN/ORC Poll , which showed stark divisions in the way different demographics plan to cast their ballots.

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Donald Trump says of Hillary Clinton "she's trigger-happy and unstable"

Clinton will appear first, followed by Trump. A senior adviser, speaking on the condition of anonymity to share details ahead of the speech, said Trump would ensure the additional spending is fully paid for. MSNBC altered CNN's poll based on the 2012 electorate - not the current one - which showed Mrs. Clinton with a 46-to-42 percent lead on Mr. Trump.

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Children's author, illustrator of Llama Llama stories dies

To replace a funeral service, Dewdney asked that friends and fans read a book to a child instead. Amid the wild success of the Llama Llama series, she began making appearances at events to advocate for children's literacy. The 50-year-old author had battled brain cancer for 15 months. Dewdney, 50, passed away at her home in Vermont on September 3 after a 15-month fight against brain cancer, Publisher's Weekly reported in an obituary for the author.

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Minnesota man admits to abducting, killing 11-year-old in 1989

His fate remained one of Minnesota's most haunting mysteries until last week. Heinrich's confession, in addition to helping lead police to the spot where he buried Wetterling's body, was part of a deal in which he plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge , but will not face charges in the killing.

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Shady doings at the Trump Foundation lead to IRS penalty

Fahrenthold mean Trump's foundation paid the fine? Trump in 2013 donated $25,000 to a political group supporting Bondi's reelection bid, just days after her office said it was weighing an investigation into allegations of fraud against the scandal-ridden Trump University.

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Jacob's killer not getting off easy

Late last month, Danny Heinrich agreed to confess to killing the 11-year-old boy - setting in motion a flurry of hard negotiations between defense attorneys, investigators and prosecutors that would put him behind bars for decades and finally unlock the secrets to a mystery that has long haunted the state of Minnesota.

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Graduation rate in Chicago Public Schools now at 73 percent

So will their teachers, despite not having a contract in place for the second year in a row. The union's contract expired on June 30 of previous year. The two sides have been negotiating on issues including cost-of-living raises, pensions and other benefits. The district and the union made numerous attempts to hash out a new agreement over the past year, to no avail.

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Netanyahu considering offer of talks with Palestinian president in Moscow

Mr Netanyahu says he is open when it comes to the location, but he maintains he will not tolerate preconditions, including the release of prisoners. "If Mahmoud Abbas is ready to meet, without preconditions, for direct talks, I am ready at any time", said Netanyahu.

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Dallas Morning News Endorses Dem Candidate For First Time Since WWII

The presidential nominees are participating in a televised forum aboard the decommissioned aircraft carrier Intrepid, now home to a museum on the Hudson River in NY. It will offer a prelude of what to expect from them when national security issues come up in their three presidential debates. In most of the polls - 12 out of 21 - Trump was at either 41 or 42 percent.

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ITT Tech Shuts Down All Its Schools

Last week it banned ITT Tech from enrolling new students who relied on federal aid. "If you are now or were recently enrolled at ITT, you may be eligible to have your federal student loans for your program at ITT discharged", the U.S. You can access the webinar link here . "You may request a copy of your official transcript via the Student Portal by clicking this link ", the letter from ITT said.

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Zika virus experts reveal horror disease may be spreading in TEARS

The update was based on new evidence on Zika transmission from asymptomatic males to their female partners and a symptomatic female to her male partner, as well as evidence that Zika is present in semen for longer than thought, the World Health Organization said .

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Two Men Charged in Fatal Shooting of Dwyane Wade's Cousin

Wade, who grew up on the city's South Side, has been outspoken over the years about the violence in his hometown. "It isn't noteworthy because [Aldridge has a] famous family member", he said, referring to Wade. Nykea Aldridge, 32, was pushing a baby stroller on Friday when she was shot. August has been Chicago's most violent month Chicago in twenty years.

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Fuente preps VT for unprecedented Bristol Motor Speedway scene, much sharper Tennessee

Former Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, who along with Jones signed the contract to play this game, is expected to be in attendance. What To Know About Tennessee What in the world was that? Defensive tackle Woody Baron is from Nashville and happens to like Volunteer fans.

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IndyCar's Scott Dixon Obliterates Watkins Glen Record Lap Time Again

In the race, the No. 9 Target vehicle enjoyed a similar advantage and in a change of luck compared to a couple occasions earlier in the year (notably at Toronto), the yellow flags fell Dixon's way and he was essentially unchallenged. Those two are the only drivers who have a chance to win the series title heading into the season finale September 18 at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

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President Obama visits Lake Tahoe for climate change summit

And to keep faith with this truth, that the challenges of conservation and combatting climate change are connected, they're linked. A kayaker paddles along Zephyr Cove, near the site of the 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit in south Lake Tahoe, Nev.

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Rec Center supports 9/11 day with blood drive Thursday

The goal of 9/11 Day is to rekindle the spirit of unity and compassion that arose in the aftermath of the attacks, provide a positive and helpful way for people to remember and pay tribute to the victims and honor the heroes who rose in service.

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Opposite sideline: Cornerback's suspension starts really bad day for Bowling Green

If Ohio State fans were anxious about the drop off in talent with Elliott's departure, those fears were to put to rest with the performances of H-back Curtis Samuel and freshman running back Mike Weber Jr. On the receiving end Miller was also very effective catching 25 passes for 340 yards and three touchdowns. Since then, though, the Buckeyes have gotten themselves together and Barrett appears ready to shred the Falcons' defense.

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Green Party candidate faces charges in graffiti protest

Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said Tuesday that the charges would be for trespassing and vandalism. Stein has a history of environmental activism, and was arrested in 2012 when she was running for president in that cycle during her protest outside a presidential debate she was not invited to.

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Worried FDA calls for Zika testing of all USA blood donations

Its previous guideline issued in February recommended active screening of donated blood only in "areas with active Zika virus transmission". Luciana Borio, M.D., the FDA's acting chief scientist, said that the scientific and epidemiological information on Zika virus clearly indicates the need for precautionary measures to prevent the spread of infection.

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Invoking religion, a more disciplined Trump speaks of unity

Any immigrants who want full citizenship must return to their countries of origin and get in line, he told reporters. "I am also going to notify all countries that refuse to take back unsafe illegal immigrants who have committed crimes in this country that they will lose access to our visa programs if they continue to do so".


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