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Iraqi troops register more gains against Daesh in Anbar

The deployment will push the official number of US troops on the ground there to about 5,200, though with temporary assignments and rotations, the number will be well over 6,000. Dorrian said between 3,000 and 4,500 ISIS fighters are estimated to be left in Mosul , Iraq's second largest city and a stronghold for the terror group.

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Gary Johnson Has Trouble Naming Foreign Leaders in MSNBC Interview

Trump's attacks are aimed at exploiting one of Clinton's top vulnerabilities: Many voters find her untrustworthy. That includes The Arizona Republic, based in Phoenix, as well as The Cincinnati Enquirer , which stated "it has to be Hillary Clinton".

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Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Debuts

Rounding out the changes is a unique aluminum "Lone Star" badge mounted on the grille. A milled aluminum Lone Star badge on the grille announces the package with all the subtlety of a cowboy's belt buckle. Ram also will over new features to its 2017 Limited and Longhorn models. For the 1500, 2500 and 3500 Longhorn models, there's a new bright chrome grille and new chrome accents.

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A Scientist Said He Created a Baby With Three Parents

The breakthrough was revealed Tuesday by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine. The research summary identified the mother as a 36-year-old woman and said her pregnancy was uneventful. The healthy embryo was then implanted in the mother , and the procedure was a success leading to the birth of the healthy boy after nine months.

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Samsung's washing machines are exploding now, too

Samsung Electronics, which is already reeling from a global recall of its Galaxy Note7 smartphones, said yesterday it is in talks with a USA watchdog to address potential safety problems related to some of its washing machines. Apparently, it's not just Samsung smartphones that are blowing up. The company advises consumers to use the delicate cycle because of the slower spin cycle.

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Hurricane Matthew heads toward central Caribbean

Matthew was being affected some by wind shear early Thursday but could become a hurricane later today or tonight. However, the hurricane center noted that computer models continue to disagree on where and when that turn will happen and how fast Matthew will move northward.

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Tropical Storm Matthew moves into the Caribbean

According to the latest updates from the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, the thirteenth named storm of the 2016 season is now packing maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour. Where that turn occurs would determine whether Matthew cuts across Cuba, Haiti, or in between. Individual storms are steered by any number of climate variables that most often shift day to day and differ from storm to storm.

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Samsung in talks with U.S. watchdog over washing machines safety concerns

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) has already looked into the consumer complaints, and it has already issued a warning to consumers about top-loading washing machines that were manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016. Samsung has not yet released a list of the specific models affected, but consumers can visit this page and enter the washer's serial number to find out if it has this defect.

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Some of Samsung's washing machines are reportedly exploding now, too

One person wrote that the affected machine was washing a partial load when, during the spin cycle, it "broke free, throwing itself against walls and throwing parts and water everywhere". Technology analyst Dr Richard Windsor: "These (latest) claims come on the back of a bad PR cycle for Samsung ... normally problems of this nature usually iron themselves out once attention focuses elsewhere".

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Samsung washing machine owners warned after explosion reports

According to a new report, it looks as though some people are claiming that their Samsung washing machines are exploding, and with such force that it caused damage to their home. "Samsung is recommending that consumers with affected models use the lower speed delicate cycle when washing bedding, bulky or water-resistant materials".

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Trump Blames Moderator, Microphone, Anything But Himself After Debate

Bennett, Lowe and Stotler were among two dozen female voters from battleground states who spoke with The Associated Press on Tuesday. A new Los Angeles Times/USC Tracking poll put Trump up three points over Clinton nationally. It was a real problem. Still, Trump insisted he'd gotten the better of Clinton, awarding her a C-plus while declining to assign himself a grade. Other safe-havens also ebbed, with yields on USA 10-year Treasuries US10YT=RR rising a basis point to 1.60 percent.

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Chelsea Clinton To Appear In Traverse City Friday

After the first U.S. presidential debate, Republican Party nominee Donald Trump claimed he was "holding back" because he did not want to embarrass the daughter of his rival, Democaratic candidate Hillary Clinton, who attended the debate in New York City.

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Reports of Samsung washing machines also exploding

Just after reports of its Galaxy Note 7 replacement units being defective surfaced, the company is hit by another issue that is putting the spotlight onto its washing machine business. Separately, Samsung has been undertaking a recall of top-loader washing machines posing a fire risk in the Australia market, with the recall first issued in 2013.

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Yahoo's delay in reporting hack "unacceptable", say senators

She earlier said at a conference that SEC examiners in recent months have been checking that companies comply with 2011 agency guidance stressing the need to disclose hacks. The 2014 Yahoo hack, while it may be the biggest breach in history, isn't the only cyber attack Yahoo failed to repel, Six years ago, Chinese military hackers breached Yahoo's computer systems and customer email accounts, with Google and other companies also being hit.

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Volkswagen's I.D. concept will enter reality in 2020

It also goes to show how the motoring landscape is changing that the big draw is a fully electric C-segment vehicle that will eventually be autonomous. In fact, electric vehicles are poised to displace diesel fuel, particularly in smaller cars, by 2030, according to a study by AlixPartners . Yet carmakers need to sell at least a few electrics to help meet increasingly tough government requirements.

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7 structures, including a home, destroyed in Santa Clara, Calif., wildfire

While most of the smoke-affected areas are now in the mountain and south-county areas, health officials expect the smoke may increase throughout Santa Clara County in the next days and week. The blaze is about 10% contained. Another residence was damaged, and 325 structures remain threatened, Cal Fire officials said. A wildfire growing rapidly in California's Santa Cruz Mountains has led to evacuations.

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SpaceX unveils Mars rocket concept

Mr Musk noted that SpaceX has already begun work on the Mars Colonial fleet, recently test-firing a powerful new rocket engine named Raptor. While walking the audience through the logistics of a trip to Mars, Musk said a one way voyage from Earth to Mars could take a little as 80-30 days, which he considers "fairly manageable considering the trips that people used to take in the old days that routinely took sailing voyages of six months or more".

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New Yorkers give Clinton edge after first debate

The Public Policy poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, giving voters at least one night to digest Monday's slugfest at Hofstra University. Trump praised himself for not attacking Clinton during the debate about the marital infidelity of her husband, former President Bill Clinton, but said he may take up the attack line going forward.

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Apple rolls out the iOS 10: more Siri and 'Invisible Ink'

Telecom company T-Mobile has warned iPhone customers not to download Apple's latest software update , adding to an already long list of complaints about the iOS10 system. When Apple releases a software update of this caliber and on this scale, it's not uncommon to have to wait your turn in the queue. The problem seemed to mostly effect those downloading the update over the air.

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Northern Lights trump street lights in Iceland

Iceland turned off the street lights in its capital city on Wednesday night to allow people to view a spectacular Northern Lights display. Residents were also encouraged to turn off the lights in their homes to help reduce light pollution in the city.

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USA senators accuse Yahoo of 'unacceptable' delay in hack discovery

Yahoo will provide the so-called "landing pages" or places where ads can be distributed, complementing Verizon's $4.4 billion purchase of AOL in June, he notes. Even if the hack was a straightforward espionage operation, Gartner security analyst Avivah Litan said that wouldn't be a reason to relax. "Regulators and lawyers are going to have a field day with this one".

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Spider bites man's penis again

Though Redback spider bites haven't been the cause of death since an antivenom was introduced in the 1950s, its bite does cause severe pain, sweating and nausea . George Hospital confirmed that he was being treated for the bite. If there is a limit to how unlucky one man can be in a lifetime, then one man from Australia needs to get the memo.

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Point of No Return: Earth Reaches 400ppm Threshold Permanently

The Earth hit a worrying climate change milestone this month, and it appears to be permanent. "The last time our planet saw 400 ppm carbon dioxide in our atmosphere was about 3.5 million years ago, and global climate was distinctly different than today", David Black, associate professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University in NY, tells The Christian Science Monitor in an email.

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Xbox Live Games With Gold for October 2016

Albert Penello, who leads planning for the Xbox division, said that he expected Sony to feature a 4K disc player in its updated PS4 machine, which is launching on 10 November. But what sort of content will you be missing out on without native 4K? Still, it's not native 4K and that could certainly put some people off - even if Digital Foundry says there's nearly no perceivable difference between Sony's technique and native 4K beyond a slight drop in sharpness.

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Mobile Extends Free Unlimited LTE Data on Roaming till 31st December 2016

Noting that the Un-carrier "is always trying to give more to you", John Legere, T-Mobile's president and CEO noted, "I've always thought roaming limits were nuts". South American destinations include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela, among others. If you didn't know, Simple Global is a program by T-Mobile for its customers who step out of the country often and looking for affordable rates to communication.

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BlackBerry, Once a Phone Innovator, To Stop Making Its Own Hardware

BlackBerry is to stop designing smartphones after 14 years in the industry. The handset part of the business created around $105 million for the company. That's if we can trust BlackBerry to ensure that future hardware partners maintain its high standards for design and build quality, of course. We think pivoting to focus software is the right move and perhaps we'll all benefit from more secure smartphone software developed by the firm in the future.

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Three-Parent Baby Technique Produces a Boy

It may be time to reenroll in high school health class, because a big change has just been implemented to the reproduction lesson: babies who have three genetic parents are now apparently a reality. Furthermore, because they are Muslim, doctors needed to develop a special technique which would fit in with their beliefs and not see the destruction of two embryos.

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Apple Inc. CEO Comments On BlackBerry Ltd Phone Business

The statement said, "Today, we announced that software takes the lead at BlackBerry as we move to transition our handset hardware development and leverage third parties to provide that function". Blackberry has 523,000,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 8.33 giving Blackberry a market capitalisation of 4.36B United States dollars.

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Things to Do Before Installing iOS 10

Though Apple stated that a further software update has helped fix these issues, there are still users reporting that their iPhone/iPad has been bricked after installing iOS 10. Without having to unlock your phone, you can see your calendar, weather, headlines and pending Amazon orders. Apple announced its latest mobile operating system software iOS 10 at WWDC 2016 in San Francisco on June 13, 2016.

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Mercedes unveils concept for electric lineup

With a claimed one-charge range of between 400 and 600km, depending on which version you buy, the ID is a compact, hatchback electric vehicle aimed right at every single family driveway on the continent and beyond. Diesel requires emissions controls to limit soot and harmful nitrogen oxides but is cheaper to operate and remains very popular in Europe. They will utilize HERE's mapping technology in its driver assistance systems, which will underpin its autonomous driving technology.

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Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta makes debut in Paris

The limited release is part of the company's strategy to grow sales while keeping the Ferrari brand exclusive, according to CNBC . That's helped the stock erase most of its losses after hitting a low of US$32 in the wake of the October initial public offering in NY.

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Area farmers focus on soybean harvest

Mr Sawhney saw production down 7% year on year, thanks to the dry weather last year, a level that would deplete stocks and could even force imports. The national agency is anticipating the highest yields on record nationwide. O'Brien, said early yield results for USA soybeans have been impressive. Seventy-three percent of soybeans were dropping leaves, four days ahead of a year ago and six days ahead of the average, as the bean harvest kicked off with a crop condition rating of 84 ...

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Several iPhone 7 Users Complain About Pairing Issues With Android Wear Smartwatches

Android Wear compatibility with iOS was announced at the end of August 2015 and supports devices running iOS 8.2 and up. Meanwhile, Apple's newest version of the Apple Watch is already available, and Samsung's Gear S3 arrives this fall. The app is now listed in the Google Play Store as having been installed only 5-10 times, although it's likely that the number simply is yet to be updated, as it already has nine reviews, giving it an average score of 4.7 out of 5.

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Pakistani actors have been banned in India

After Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) gave a 48 hours ultimatum to all Pakistani actors to leave India, including Fawad Khan, news of Pakistan banning Indian cricketing legend Dhoni's biopic has been all over the news. If Karan Johar or Shahrukh Khan wants to release their movie they have to remove these actors. "Also, our director Kabir Khan was insulted by Pakistan recently", he said.

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Ringgit ends higher vs United States dollar amid Opec oil cut pact

Crude prices had initially extended gains as most traders were impressed that OPEC had managed to reach a compromise to control the market, which became the first consensus to cut production since 2008. Instead of cutting production, OPEC opted to pump at high volumes to maintain market share and, seemingly, to drive US shale oil and gas producers, who have higher operating costs, out of business.


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