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Bengt Holmstrom Discusses Capturing Nobel in Economics

While Holmstrom said that he was surprised and happy to get the news, Hart, on the other hand, couldn't contain his excitement and woke up his son from sleep. Last week, the awards for medicine, physics , and chemistry were announced, as well as the peace prize , which went to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end a half-century war with the FARC rebels.

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Doom-And-Gloomers Wrong to Link Hurricane Matthew to Climate Change

While he was correct that no storms in that time period were "major" ― Category 3 or greater at the time of landfall ― the so-called " hurricane drought" was misleading, according to Weather Channel senior meteorologist Jonathan Erdman. Overall, at least 16 people have died in the USA from the effects of Hurricane Matthew . UNICEF says it needs $5 million to meet children's immediate needs in Haiti.

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Gold rebounds from worst week in years

The yellow metal touched a four month low of $1,241.20 on Friday. "The support at $1,233 is under a major focus and it could be retested if the upcoming United States retail sales data due this week prints a strong number, as this will fuel further speculation that the Fed will increase the interest rate this year".

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Almost a week after hurricane hit Haiti, UN appeals for aid

McCrory said the greatest threat right now is flooding in areas away from the coast, which is expected to continue throughout the week. A convoy carrying food, water and medications was attacked by gunmen in a remote valley where there had been a bad mudslide, said Frednel Kedler, the coordinator for the Civil Protection Agency in Grand-Anse department.

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Iran attracts $7B of foreign investment after sanctions lift

A documentary published by Tasnim News Agency, an Iranian media outlet affiliated with the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, claimed in February that Iranian government officials had demanded that Sepah be taken off the sanctions list as part of a deal to release the prisoners.

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As some in GOP sever ties with Trump, McConnell ignores him

Ryan endorsed Trump in June and is among those Republicans who have condemned Trump, but haven't withdrawn their support. The civil war between the Republican Party and a far right conservative insurgency that is determined to take over the party has finally made it to the big time .

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Agent Carter gets animated, Spider-Man goes 'back-to-basics'

The Agent Carter show isn't coming back just yet-and probably never will-but Atwell will actually be returning to voice Carter on Disney XD's Avengers: Secret Wars cartoon. During the Marvel Animation panel at NYCC, Steven Wacker announced Agent Carter will appear in animated form on an upcoming episode of Marvel's Avengers: Secret Wars .

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Laborers union applauds Dakota Access pipeline ruling

Tom Iverson, North Dakota Highway Patrol. In the interim, the Army will not authorize constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land bordering or under Lake Oahe. The actress then informed fans that she was grabbed by her jacket and not allowed to continue walking back towards her vehicle as she meant to do.

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'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley arrested during protest

According to Woodley , she was participating in a "peaceful protest" against the controversial pipeline projects when authorities apprehended her. The star of the "Divergent" movie franchise was taken into custody while walking along a road near the pipeline route.

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Hollande uncertain on Putin visit after Aleppo veto

Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with opposition factions and Islamist terrorist groups such as Islamic State (IS) and the Nusra Front, now known as Jabhat Fatah al Sham, both outlawed in Russian Federation, fighting the Syrian Army.

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Tales of Berseria finally has a western release date

Depending on where people purchase Tales of Berseria , different bonuses may be included. If all of the above sounds like something you can't live without, you'll want to get your pre-order in quick - only 10,000 units of the collector's edition are available.

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Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 after new troubles

It seems this is finally the end of the line for the Galaxy Note 7. This is due to the devices still catching fire and exploding, despite them being recalled and claimed "safe" models. "We've got great phones from Motorola as well", Verizon spokeswoman Kelly Crummey said. "We are working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7", the company said in its statement , adding that "consumers' safety remains our top priority".

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Floods, power cuts as weaker Matthew hits N. Carolina, Virginia

As the skies cleared on Saturday, people started cleaning up, reopening their businesses or hitting the beach. Emergency crews in the state had performed 887 swift water rescues by Sunday morning, McCrory said . Although Matthew lost its tropical characteristics, the storm still packed hurricane force winds as far as 70 miles (110 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds 240 miles (390 km) away.

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Bill Clinton Aide in 2011: Chelsea 'a Spoiled Brat Kid'

Chelsea Clinton is "a spoiled brat kid who has nothing better to do but create issues". Wikileaks has been alleged to be working hand-in-hand with the Russian government in an attempt to throw the U.S. Bill Clinton explained in a letter to supporters in August that he would resign and stop raising funds for the charity to eliminate "legitimate concerns about potential conflicts of interest".

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Paul Ryan said he won't defend Donald Trump

Those lawmakers weren't authorized to be quoted by name and demanded anonymity. House Speaker Paul Ryan dealt his own party's presidential nominee a withering blow Monday, telling fellow Republicans he will no longer defend Donald Trump and will instead use the next 29 days to focus on preserving his party's hold on Congress.

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Samsung calls for halt to sales, exchanges of Galaxy Note 7

AT&T issued a statement on Sunday saying that it would no longer provide replacement Note7 phones, "pending further investigation of these reported incidents". And Samsung is also under pressure from one of its shareholders, the activist United States hedge fund Elliott Management run by billionaire Paul Singer.

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Syrian Terror Suspect Asks Syrian for Shelter, Gets Tied Up

Police arrested Albakr overnight in Leipzig after a manhunt that lasted nearly two days. A manhunt was launched to find Bakr, who was arrested at a different apartment complex two days later. The man recognized al-Bakr as a wanted fugitive and took him back to his apartment. Preliminary investigations suggest that Albakr was probably linked to the the Islamic State group, investigators said.

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Republican officeholders join groundswell to disavow Trump

The report cited several anonymous GOP sources who were said to not be directly affiliated with the Trump-Pence campaign. During the second televised debate with Hillary Clinton , Republican candidate Donald Trump sparked concern when he openly disagreed with his running mate about Russia's involvement with the Assad regime in Syria.

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Cyanogen launches Modular OS program, names new CEO

Manufacturers using an aftermarket ROM that they have little control over just doesn't sound logical. Nonetheless, we hope to see the company succeed. The open source, community-based CyanogenMod operating system continues to exist as an independent product. Cyanogen Inc. has certainly seen better days, and although this move may not be quite as exciting as creating a new OS to compete against Android or iOS, it certainly is a much safer one that could help the company start to generate some ...

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'Safe' Galaxy Note 7 Phone Batteries Still Explode

The company is expected to issue a more detailed statement later this week. The move comes after reports that Samsung's replacement devices had caught fire. But similar problems arose with a replacement Note 7 on October 5, which began smoking inside a Southwest Airline flight in the United States. They are letting customers exchange the device for other phones.

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Astronauts going to Mars could face brain damage, study says

Such is the toxic effect of the space radiation that symptoms can emerge within months, meaning that astronauts undertaking a Mars mission expected to last between two and three years would run the risk of suffering significant brain damage even before they had arrived.

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PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Paul Ryan wants Trump to emulate Pence in next debate

But a source familiar with the plan confirmed to IndyStar that Pence no longer planned to attend. "Other than a whole lot of zeros, Donald Trump and I have a lot in common", Pence recounted. Ryan instead will campaign with Trump's veep candidate Mike Pence at Elkhorn's "fall fest" in Ryan's home state. I apologize to the American people. More than 1,000 people tweeted out messages within the first two hours of the site going up, LaVera said.

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Clinton, Trump trade attacks in second debate

Trump espoused a jumble of classic Trumpisms, from ISIS to "No one respects women more than I do". "I think it's clear to anyone who heard it that it represents exactly what he is", she said. Mike Pence: Look it's been hard enough sharing the ticket with Trump over the past week. As much as Clinton effectively parried some charges, and struggled as she often does with others, perhaps her best answer came in her first response, to a teacher anxious about the tenor of the campaign.

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Galaxy Note 7 exchange now possible with any carrier phone in US

South-Korea based Samsung, which has of late been dogged by issues of Galaxy Note 7 flagship exploding, could now face yet another setback that could lead to it being forced to initiate another recall of the Galaxy Note 7 handsets. Other carriers in the US are also following suit. The company urged customers to turn in their phones to get a free replacement or a refund. "This applies to recalled, replacement and newly purchased Note7s", says T-Mobile.

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Samsung can't seem to get it right - Galaxy Note 7 production halted

AT&T, a major phone retailer, encouraged customers with Note 7 phones to exchange them for other products. Samsung's crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone deepened Monday as the company confirmed it has adjusted its production following reports that newly released versions offered as replacements for recalled fire-prone devices have also overheated or caught fire.

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Haiti's hurricane death toll rises to 372

Agency for International Development carried by waves of military transport helicopters. "... Cholera was introduced to Haiti in 2010 by Nepalese peacekeepers, stationed at a United Nations base, whose latrine drained into one of Haiti's major rivers.

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Leaked emails show what Clinton told executives in private

Only hours before the latest Wikileaks revelation , the United States government formally accused Russian Federation of conducting cyber-attacks against American political organizations during the campaign for the November 8 presidential election, including hacking of Democratic Party emails .

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NY commuter train derailment leaves 33 injured

LIRR spokesperson Sal Arena said that the first three cars of the LIRR train derailed at around 9:15 pm EST near Hyde Park between Jamaica and Hicksville. Limited westbound service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches following a train derailment in New Hyde Park Saturday night.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Started Smoking, Caused Emergency Evacuation on Southwest Flight

The phone, belonging to Brian Green, from IN, reportedly began emitting smoke on board a Southwest Airlines flight to Baltimore from Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday. A problem with the replacement for the Note 7 model would create a new, embarrassing and potentially costly chapter to a global scandal which has hurt Samsung's reputation.

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Palmer Luckey skips Oculus Connect 3 after scandal

At an event Thursday, the company announced a long-awaited shipping date - December 6 - for its Oculus Touch hand controllers, created to let users make gestures and grasp virtual objects within the simulated worlds projected by Oculus Rift headsets.

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Google reveals their new phone: Pixel

It appears that will continue with the Pixel, even for Verizon devices, but when it comes to OS updates, rollout schedules will be Verizon's call. The reason is so Verizon can add its own tweaks and test compatibility. In other words Google is providing the security update to both the Pixel and Verizon. The carrier is basically known for delaying the updates for optimising the carrier locked devices with the new updates.

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Another Samsung phone catches fire in United States, plane evacuated

He told Reuters that he had replaced the original phone around two weeks ago. However, the Verge's correspondence with the phone's owner suggests the device was indeed a replacement. He dropped it onto the floor of the plane and saw a "thick grey-green angry smoke" emanating from the device. The phone had burnt through the carpet and "scorched the subfloor of the plane".

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Samsung to 'adjust production' of Note 7 after battery fires

Samsung is putting the brakes on its beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as fears spread that even replacement versions of the device can burst into flames. Samsung said a new supplier was used for batteries in the replacement phones. " Samsung is "confident" in the replacement Note 7 and says they have 'no reason to believe it's not safe, ' " the Verge reports.

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Court: Construction Can Resume on Small Stretch of the Dakota Access Pipeline

The tribe says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn't engage with them enough on whether the pipeline would cross lands important to them and their way of life. A federal appeals court Sunday opened the door for construction to resume on a small stretch of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline that terminates at the Patoka Oil Tank Farm in Marion County while it considers an appeal by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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Donald Trump to address Hindu-Americans on October 15

However, he changed his political leanings after an encounter with Ronald Reagan. "He wants to have legal, skills-based immigration". I have also had discussions with Mr. When asked why only Indian Hindu's, Mr Kumar, a Chicago-based businessman and a staunch Republican said that Trump shared Hindu values such as "family values and fiscal discipline".


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