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Photos of HTC's unannounced Android Wear powered "Halfbeak" smartwatch are leaked

The collaboration between HTC and Under Armour in developing the Halfbeak smartwatch makes sense; in that with its rubber or silicon strap and somewhat sporty appearance, the smartwatch should be targeted at the health and fitness market. Under Armour logos can also be spotted on the front and back, a detail which indicates HTC will be partnering up with the sports clothing and accessories company to produce this smartwatch, once again.

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Why Clinton dodged Bill Clinton accusation, other Trump barbs

The media centre, packed with hundreds of journalists, was completely silent as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton emerged onto the stage. A tough position to maintain in the face of the Trump onslaught, but she weathered it. And on Trump's threat to appoint a special prosecutor, Conway said only that the candidate was "channeling the frustration" of voters. He survived.

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Hurricane Matthew weakens as it rakes US Atlantic Coast

Florida struggled with the rising water, rain and strong winds as meteorologists said the storm surge had been measured at more than 4 feet in some areas. Though gradually weakening, Matthew-which triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast-was forecast to remain a hurricane until it begins moving away from the U.S.

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'Time is running out': Photos show extreme damage from Hurricane Matthew

The Independent is reporting that at least 61,000 people were placed in emergency shelters, cellphone networks were down and roads were flooded by sea and river water. "The real danger still is storm surge, particularly in northern Florida and southern Georgia ". "These are very vulnerable areas", Fugate said. Matthew - downgraded to a Category 2 storm on Friday - still maintained threatening power, with maximum sustained winds reaching 105 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center ...

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Three scientists win Nobel Prize in chemistry for building 'molecular machines'

Indeed, discovering rings that could rotate around each other was the first concrete step in the direction of molecular machines . What is more, these machines, which include a molecular vehicle called the Nano auto, also come with tiny movable parts that move in controlled ways.

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Catch Priyanka Chopra at Conde Nast Traveller cover page

The 34-year-old " Quantico " actress's plain white t-shirt features refugee, immigrant, outsider, traveller arranged one below another but the first three words are struck off with a red line, suggesting that Priyanka is a traveller. The quote has been deemed "insensitive" towards refugees and immigrants and Priyanka has been criticised for "showing off her privileges". Oh, I'm sorry, I wasn't aware that being a refugee is a matter of choice.What were you thinking?! One commenter said the ...

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Samsung 'stops production' of Galaxy Note 7 after replaced phones explode

Samsung has faced disastrous fall in the sale of Note 7 due to continuous reports on battery issues like evacuation of a Southwest Airlines flight; a teenage girl's injury. Samsung assured last month the fixed phones were safe to use, but reports of the devices emitting smoke continued to be reported. The company had offered users replacement devices or alternatives.

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Yonhap says Samsung temporarily halts Galaxy Note 7 output

The CPSC is now investigating reports in the USA, but units have caught fire in other countries as well. According to Reuters , Samsung Electronics is now adjusting Galaxy Note 7 shipment volumes for conducting in-depth inspections that would result in improved quality control.

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Google's Assistant Is More Ambitious Than Siri and Alexa

Google Home will allow synchronizing multi-room audio and can also interact with Google Chromecast. The new name? Google Home . For example, with the command "OK Google , tell me about my day", Google Home will tap into your calendar and read off your schedule.

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Xiaomi Unveils A Gigantic Phablet In India, The Mi Max Prime

Xiaomi seem to be gearing up to launch yet another smartphone. Interestingly, Xiaomi did not hold an event to unveil the new phone, nor did the company issue a press release to announce the updated version of the Xiaomi Mi Max. For selfies, it comes with a 5 Megapixel front camera with a LED flash. That's up from 32 or 64GB of internal storage and 3GB of RAM on the Mi Max.

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Samsung changes Note 7 output schedule after more fire reports

The company has been forced to issue new models of the smartphone following complaints of faulty batteries. Originally known as Samsung Galaxy Note 7, was officially released on August as a successor to Note 5. Last week, a Southwest flight in Kentucky was evacuated due to smoke from a replacement device. Samsung said it was investigating reports of "heat damage issues" and would share its findings when the investigation is complete.

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Nawaz Sharif needles India, says 'Pakistan will continue to support Kashmiris'

Armed forces are fully prepared to respond to any foreign aggression in a befitting manner, the meeting added. Syed said they would not be surprised if Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally chose to come to Islamabad to attend the SAARC Summit "and embrace Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif".

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Terror as 'fixed' Samsung Note 7 catches fire on passenger plane

In a Southwest Airlines flight from Louisville, KY, Samsung's replaced Safe Note 7 caught fire and filled cabin with smoke. Then, the unthinkable happened: a "safe" Galaxy Note 7 that had been issued to a customer as a replacement phone exploded and caught fire.

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North Korea Might Prepare Another Nuclear Test

The ongoing activity at Punggye-ri could be data collection from North Korea's fifth and most powerful nuclear test September 9, but it could also be preparation for a sixth test. Today, the country has a demonstrated nuclear weapons program, has made clear progress with missiles and is widely assumed to be able to put the two together.

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Clinton and Trump trade blows in bruising US presidential debate

Among undecideds, Clinton was also ahead (44%) of Trump (41%). Because we have seen this throughout the campaign. "I have great respect for women", Mr Trump said. In 1975, at age 12, Shelton was sexually assaulted in northwest Arkansas. Cooper pushed him on the subject - was he a groper, did he force himself on women? - but Trump wouldn't play along.

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Another Samsung Smartphone Incident As Plane Evacuated in Louisville

Southwest Airlines flight 994 from Louisville to Baltimore was evacuated on October 5th after a Note 7 the user had received through the replacement program allegedly caught fire . "Thankfully, reports indicate that all of the passengers were able to make it off the plane without harm". The Airlines spokesperson told that all the passengers and crew exited the plane via main cabin door.

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Cholera kills 13 in southwest Haiti in wake of Matthew, dozens ill

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory urged residents on Saturday evening to stay off roads and sidewalks to avoid "deadly conditions" caused by severe flooding and debris. The National Hurricane Service said Matthew was over Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Saturday afternoon, and warned of potentially life-threatening flooding in Georgia and North Carolina even as the storm slowed as it ploughed inland.

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Monster storm weakens as it lashes Georgia and S. Carolina

Flooding plagued near-coastal communities in Georgia and SC from Friday night into Saturday. That's in addition to possible storm surges of 5 to 7 feet along the coasts, the National Weather Service says. Some hospitals in the area evacuated patients. In Charlotte, firefighters rescued a person after a tree fell onto a home on Chiswick Court, off Rea Road in south Charlotte.

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Did Mass Effect: Andromeda's Release Date Just Get Leaked?

Mass Effect: Andromeda is slated for release some time in 2017 after getting delayed from its original release window of holiday 2016. Mass Effect Andromeda is now set to launch in Q1 2017 for PS4, Xbox One and PC, but Electronic Arts is yet to confirm a specific date.

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Court: Construction can resume on small stretch of pipeline

Though work may resume within the 20 mile radius, the U.S. Department of Justice and other federal agencies continue to halt pipeline construction on Corps land adjacent to Lake Oahe and requested that Energy Transfer Partners voluntarily halt construction on private lands.

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Trump on support for Iraq war

Trump countered that "first of all, Captain Khan is an American hero". Months after he criticized a Gold Star family, Donald Trump said during the presidential debate that their son would still be alive if he was president. During Sunday's debate, Trump claimed that Khan's son, who was killed while serving in Iraq , would still be alive if the real estate mogul was president when the US voted for the war.

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Israeli Navy Detains 13 Female Peace Activists

The Women's Boat To Gaza mission - coordinated by the Freedom Flotilla Coalition - described the incident as "kidnapping" on their Twitter page. Its aim , organizers said, was to "challenge Israel's blockade of Gaza" and "show solidarity with the Palestinian people".

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HTC 10 Price Slashed To Rs. 47990 From Rs. 52990

HTC India, a global leader in mobile innovation and design has announced that its flagship device, HTC 10 will now be available in India at discounted rate of Rs 47,990. It comes with 32GB/64GB in-built storage options, which can be further expanded upto 200GB. HTC 10 uses a 1.55 micron pixel size with support for laser autofocus and optical image stabilisation.

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Matthew's United States death toll climbs to at least 15

More than 442,000 electric customers in Florida are without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. As the hurricane - now officially designated a post-tropical cyclone - moved out to the Atlantic Ocean, authorities assessed the damage stretching from Haiti to the Carolinas.

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Oliver Hart, Bengt Holmstrom win Nobel prize in economics

The award is unusual in that it is not technically a Nobel Prize , but was instead created in memory of Alfred Nobel. The pair will share the eight million kronor (826,000 euros, $924,000) prize. Other names that had circulated included 94-year-old United States labor market specialist William Baumol and Indian-born USA economist Jagdish Bhagwati, a free trade researcher and Paul Romer, the chief economist at the World Bank.

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Golf course in Seongju chosen as S

The system is to act as a defence system, and deterrent, to help protect South Korea from increased military aggression from Kim Jong-un's North Korea. THAAD's X-band radar has a range greater than 1,200 miles, and China argues that the new missile shield will allow the U.S.to peer into Chinese and Russian territories, collect radar data on Chinese and Russian warheads and strategic missiles, and effectively cripple each country's nuclear deterrent.

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North Korea prepares new nuclear test

Tensions are already running high on the divided peninsula after North Korea carried out its fifth nuclear test on September 9 and warned it could launch preemptive strikes against Seoul and Washington. The worldwide community is still trying to decide on a response tactic to North Korea's nuclear test conducted last month. A missile is launched during a drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

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Hurricane Matthew tears up America's Atlantic coast

Matthew , which also hit Cuba , the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas, went on to lash the east coast of the USA state of Florida through Friday. Pat McCrory said the storm could trigger the worst flooding since 1999, when Hurricane Floyd ravaged the state, killing 52 people and causing billions of dollars in damage, NBC affiliate WRAL reported .

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Flooding Hits Jacksonville as Hurricane Matthew Nears

Matthew was downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane overnight with the strongest winds of 193 km/h just offshore as the storm pushed north around dawn, threatening more than 804 km/h of coastline in Florida, Georgia and SC. Some areas could see as much as 15 inches and could lead to flooding and flash flooding, even in inland areas. Six people have died due to hurricane-related incidents in the US.

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Matthew's storm surge threatens NASA's Kennedy Space Center

Yesterday, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station entered " HURCON II " condition, releasing all non mission-essential personnel and suspending operations. Earlier, officials reported "limited roof damage" along with scattered debris and power outages. The storm passed Cape Canaveral at 9:45 am, according to NASA .

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Trump, Clinton Don't Shake Hands at Debate

Her lawsuit against him was dismissed in 2001 and criminal charges were never filed. Clinton did not directly respond, but again apologized for her use of a private server. "Everything he just said is absolutely false", she said. "She laughed on tape, saying she knows they did it". "This country can not take another four years of Barack Obama, and that's what you are getting with her".

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Hurricane's blow was less than feared; 'We are blessed'

More than 200,000 customers are without power as Hurricane Matthew neared the coast, according to Florida Power & Light. At least four deaths in the US state of Florida were linked to the storm Thursday and Friday. "It's raining sideways now". "I noticed a lot of hotels were completely closed". "Some of that can be attributed to hurricane complacency, which is a factor we have to contend with in Florida because we haven't had a major incident remotely close to this, hurricane-wise, since ...

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Catastrophic Hurricane Matthew Damage Revealed in Aerial Images Above Haiti

The storm raked the city of St Augustine, Florida , last Friday. More than 300,000 fled their homes in SC. The city was left awash in rain and gray seawater Friday. A bystander handed her a sheet which she wrapped around her neck. "I'm homeless", said the woman, who identified herself only as Valerie. "I've got nine kids, but I couldn't evacuate with them".

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'This Is Who Donald Trump Is'

Bill Clinton never faced any criminal charges in relation to the allegations, and a lawsuit over an alleged rape was dismissed. One would think a man who has been lambasted for his predatory behavior all week might not lurk around behind his female opponent.

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U.S. Publicly Blames Russian Government for Hacking

A spokesman for Vladimir Putin quoted by the Guardian called the claims "rubbish", claiming that Russian government websites were regularly targeted by "a lot" of attacks traced to the USA, "but we do not blame the White House or Langley each time".


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