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Trump wrongly insists voter fraud is 'very, very common'

The elections and the vote counting in OH are conducted by bipartisan boards of elections in the state's 88 counties, meaning only an improbable alliance and virtually impossible to keep secret between Democrats and Republicans in all 88 counties could change the election.

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Bob Dylan Becomes First Musician To Win Nobel Prize In Literature

The Times They Are A-Changin', in which Dylan told Americans "your sons and your daughters are beyond your command", was an anthem of the civil rights movement and Vietnam War protests. Joanne Harris, the writer of "Chocolat", asked: "Is this the first time that a back catalogue of song lyrics has been judged eligible for a literary prize?" Nobel Prize.

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European lander released to begin final descent to Mars

It is hoped Schiaparelli will fare better than its predecessor Beagle 2, which vanished on Christmas Day in 2003 after separating from the Mars Express orbiter. But the sheer difficulty of even landing crafts on the planet's surface isn't putting people off. Scientists believe that atmospheric gases which might be present in small concentrations of less than one percent could be evidence for possible biological or geological activity on Mars.

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Humans on MARS in the 2030s: President Obama makes Red Planet announcement

President Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his call for the U.S.to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, showcasing budding partnerships between the USA government and commercial companies to develop spacecraft capable of carrying out the extraterrestrial mission.

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Sony launches PlayStation VR in the United Kingdom - all you need to know

Sony's virtual reality headset works with the PS4 console while the other two require hardcore gaming PC setups. Previously known as Project Morpheus, the PlayStation VR headset supports Dualshock and Move input support, and Sony promised that more than 50 games will be available at launch, including London Heist , Dreams , Gran Turismo and EA's Star Wars Battlefront .

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Adorable 'emotional support duck' a hit on USA flight

His name is Daniel the duck and he's a support duck for a nervous flyer. According to the National Service Animal Registry , all domesticated animals may qualify as an emotional support animal; critters that have served this function have included rats, hedgehogs, and snakes! After all, everyone needs a special traveling outfit, right? "Daniel, the duck on my flight, likes to look at the clouds", tweeted Essig, alongside a picture of his feathered friend gazing out the window.

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Rocket launch provides a show for sky gazers along the East Coast

Sky gazers along much of the East Coast - Washington and NY included - are in for a treat. Visibility is dependent on local weather conditions, but the nighttime launch window will help make the launch more easily visible against the dark evening sky.

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Another Samsung phone catches fire in U.S., plane evacuated

Brian Green is the owner of the replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone that caught fire on a U.S. flight, leading to cancellation of the flight after evacuation. Other passengers said the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's fire burned through the carpet. Green said he picked up the new phone at an AT&T store on 21 September.

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Typhoon Sarika Flood deaths rise in Vietnam as typhoon closes in

It is expected to intensify even further before making landfall in the Cagayan area by Thursday morning, October 20. Typhoon Sarika dumped heavy rains and unleashed strong winds on northern rice-growing regions, but there were no confirmed casualties, said disaster officials.

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PlayStation VR's cinematic mode even works with your Xbox One

Sony is set to have approximately 500,000 demo stations for the PlayStation VR set to go, in an effort to help push out more pre-orders for the device. The Verge also says that the PlayStation VR fits into a popular and user-friendly system, which makes it less intimidating than the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, while adding that the PlayStation Move controllers were the only minor setback.

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Philippine leader open to war games with China, Russia

The US and various global groups have voiced their concerns over the killings of hundreds of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines causing the new Philippine president to say some not so nice things about his country's former principal allies.

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Garuda Indonesia issues new ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The crisis also hit its numerous suppliers - who produce everything from camera modules to casings - with their losses estimated at up to Dollars 1.7 billion. Singapore Airlines had earlier said it would ban the mobile phone since October 16, as USA regulators issued an emergency order on Friday that the device would be banned on all flights since Saturday noon.

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Major agreement reached to phase down greenhouse gases

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Environment Programme ( UNEP ) have welcomed the landmark deal struck today by almost 200 countries to reduce the emissions of potent chemicals used in air conditioners and refrigerators - a move that could prevent up to 0.5 degrees Celsius of global warming by the end of this century.

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Apple to ditch traditional USB, MagSafe for new MacBook Pro

Apple will lift the lid of MacBook Pro's aluminium chassis. The answer may not be all that far away. The iPad Air 2 was released in 2014, and Apple is completely tight-lipped on its successor. However, Apple's decision to only include a single port with the 12-inch MacBook means that users have to carry a USB hub whilst on the go. As per reports , iPad Pro 2 will have three versions.

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Xbox Exec Celebrates Xbox One's Win Streak -- "Don't Call It a Comeback"

With Sony entering the handheld market in the form of the PSP, Nintendo's DS stepped up with two screens (one being a touchscreen), innovative games and yes, support for GBA titles. Pricing is a huge factor in the electronics market, and for the Xbox One to be sold at $50 less than the PS4 makes it an easier sell to many consumers.

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Big 12 won't expand membership

In recent weeks, the conclusion had grown more and more predictable. The other schools that made the final cut for consideration were Cincinnati, Air Force, UCF, Colorado State, Connecticut, Rice, SMU, South Florida and Tulane. because never is a very long time. He meant it as a self-congratulatory statement, but it could easily be viewed as something else. After the news conference, I asked Bowlsby about the nattering nabobs of negativity who will claim that the Big 12 as a 10-team ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned by more airlines over fire risk

JAL spokesman Takuya Shimoguchi said customers could choose to board planes without their Note 7 phone or the airline would confiscate it. Now that replacement Galaxy Note 7 handsets have officially been recalled by the CPSC and Samsung has called for all units to be returned , the phablet has been banned from all us flights.

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Trump Has Little Room to Grow in Polls

Of the money raised, the committee has spent 37 cents of each dollar on expenses like postage and printing. Trump returned to Twitter shortly before 11 a.m., and this time, criticized the fact Clinton was not criminally charged for using a private e-mail server during her time as secretary of state.

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United Front Games Closed Down

Reports about the studio shutting down hit the internet around 11:00 AM Sydney time. At the moment of writing, the "gang warfare" title is no longer available for purchase on Steam, and its faith is now unknown. Apart from Smash+Grab, United Front Games (UFG) haven't made a major standalone game since 2012's LittleBigPlanet Karting . However, upon the release of its latest game, Smash + Grab, rumors are circling that indicate the studio may have just closed its doors.

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Reality Check: How many children are in the Calais 'Jungle'?

LONDON (AP) — Fourteen children who have been living in a border refugee camp in northern France are due to arrive in Britain to be reunited with their families. Officials in Calais conducted a "visual survey" of the Jungle last week and estimated that there are around 6,500 people now there, 1,200 of them are unaccompanied children.

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Clinton email 'worse than Watergate'

An FBI records management official told the FBI in one interview that a member of the International Operations Division (IOD) told him that Kennedy had reached out to have an email unclassified in exchange for a "quid pro quo", according to the records management official, documents revealed Monday show.

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Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3bn

Samsung cut its third-quarter operating profit by $2.3 billion on Wednesday after deciding to permanently end production of the troubled smartphone. The botched recall raised questions about Samsung's initial analysis of the Note 7 phone's problems.

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Chips power Samsung and activist case for change

Many expected that Samsung would resolve this quickly with their reputation on the line. A replacement model of the troubled Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a USA plane on Wednesday, the family which owned it said , signaling that Samsung's solution to its recent scandal may not have worked.

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Ecuador cut off Julian Assange's internet

The organization hasn't confirmed what state is behind this claimed ban but does mention in a tweet that it ahs "activated the appropriate contingency plans". Early Monday, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter that Assange's internet access had been "severed by a state party". WikiLeaks has recently been releasing emails from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign .

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Japan also bans Samsung's Galaxy Note7 on airplanes

Samsung recently announced that it was discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7 after increasing reports that a major fault with the phone was causing explosions or fires. Samsung has also stopped producing the flagship handset. Rival Lufthansa said the device was banned on its flights to the U.S. and will be prohibited across all flights soon.

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17 record high of 82 degrees

Along with warm temperatures in the low-80s, NWS was forecasting mostly sunny skies in the Hartford area. Winds of 15 to 25 mpg, with gusts up to 45 miles per hour, are predicted across the Front Range. Well for those of you wanting the crisp fall air we had recently to come back, just be patient for a few days! The week starts out balmy - Monday's highs should be in the upper 70s - and will keep heating up until it feels a bit more like August than the middle of autumn.

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China successfully launches its longest manned space mission

The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft will dock with the new Tiangong-2 space lab in two days time, as part of a mission to test advanced life support, fix and maintenance capabilities, and perform a range of experiments. Administrators suggest a crewed landing on the moon may also be in the program's future. Shenzhou-6, carrying two crew members, was successfully launched in October 2005 and Shenzhou-7, carrying Jing, Zhai Zhigang and Liu Boming, flew in September 2008.

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GOP strategists: Clinton has grip on electoral votes needed

Hillary Clinton is advancing into states the Democrats haven't won in decades, confidently expanding her offensive against Donald Trump and aiming to help her party win back control of Congress. She even beat house speaker Paul Ryan by 30 points, and soared ahead of Tim Kaine by the same number. Ryan withdrew his invitation to Trump, and Pence later cancelled.

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Titans on rare winning streak, look to end skid vs. Colts

The Titans (3-3) also notched their first win at home against a team not the Jacksonville Jaguars since the end of the 2013 season and their first winning streak since the end of the 2013 season. While the defense shows glimpses of hope at times, at the end of the day, they don't have playmakers to make game changing plays. That one went to Andre Johnson, a wide receiver destined for the Hall of Fame.

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Vistara Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones On Its Flights

Department of Transportation banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from airplanes in a press release dated October 14. "Guests are not permitted to carry the Galaxy Note 7 , including recalled and replacement devices whether in person, in cabin bags or in check-in baggage".

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China launches two astronauts on Shenzhou 11 spacecraft, heading for orbital lab

General Zhang Youxia declared the launch "a complete success" at a press conference. China's space program also opened a fourth spacecraft launch site at Wenchang on the island province of Hainan in June. Fan Changlong, a vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, met with the astronauts Monday before the launch, the country's state news agency Xinhua reported, according to Reuters .

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Infantino says 32, 40 and 48-team World Cups on the table

Football's world governing body FIFA is meeting to discuss whether to ban Israeli clubs playing games on illegal settlements in the occupied West bank. "But we will play a good season although there will be setbacks, no doubt, given the age of the team and the three competitions we are playing in".

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Antares rocket launch from Wallops Island postponed

Orbital ATK representatives in Wallops Island told 11 News that they are expecting a flawless launch. The company, which was then called Orbital Sciences, merged with Alliant Techsystems to create a new company called Orbital ATK . The remaining two are set to fly sometime in 2017 and 2018. The launch is now scheduled for Monday at 7:40 p.m. This is the beginning of a busy two-week period at the ISS.

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Take a Note 7 on a USA plane, and face a fine

The devices, which have been the subject of a global recall by the manufacturer after a number of reported incidents of them catching fire due to a fault with the lithium battery - may not be transported by passengers or crew on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Department said on Sunday night.

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Home Business Obama announces goal to send humans to Mars - and back

This part has it working on technologies to help support humans in Earth's low orbit. "More than 1,000 companies across almost all 50 states are working on private space initiatives", he said , adding that private companies will be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station within two years.


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