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IS auto bombs, mortars slow down Iraqi forces advance on Mosul

On the southern front, Iraq's federal police pushed toward up to the town of al-Houd, still home to hundreds of people, according to estimates from the United Nations. Australia and Indonesia are also jointly grappling with the potential consequences of foreign fighters returning from Mosul. Volesky said he believes Islamic State fighters in Mosul will put up a stiff defense in the city but eventually lose and morph into an insurgency.

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China begins space mission

The crew on the Shenzhou-11 is expected to spend 33 days in space, 30 of which will be spent in the Tiangong-2 space lab, a simpler version of a planned space station, which was launched last month. "Since being enrolled in the astronaut program, we have undergone intensive training to prep ourselves in areas of physical strength, mental and phycological health, professional skills as well as team work".

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Watch the moment China launches two astronauts into space

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 . "It is any astronaut's dream and pursuit to be able to perform many space missions", Jing, who turns 50 during his time in space, told a briefing Sunday.

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Jays take flight to avoid series sweep

Donaldson's solo shot to left-center field off Corey Kluber in the third put the Blue Jays ahead for the first time all series. And why not? He's done just fine so far at this level, posting a 1.64 ERA and winning the start he made with five solid innings in Kansas City on September 30 - he gave up one run on three hits with four strikeouts.

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Cubs offensive struggles are historic in Game 3 loss to Dodgers

Manager Joe Maddon's cute "Try Not to Suck" T-shirts feel like hair shirts after a 6-0 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night. "I know that I can do it again". We haven't gotten anything going. I wrote earlier about how they are taking their fans on an emotional roller coaster. The Nationals, whom they beat in the Division Series , also had one.

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Trump lead in Texas narrows ahead of final debate

Trump's claims that the election is "rigged" have offered Clinton a new opening to question his character and paint him as a radical departure from any President in modern history. By vowing to represent all Americans after the election, including Trump's supporters, she can also disarm an opponent who relishes confrontation but has little aptitude for conciliation.

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Garth Brooks joins Amazon's streaming service

Under the pact, Amazon Music Unlimited also will be the official sponsor of Brooks' current tour, which will go worldwide in 2017. "I applaud Amazon on their commitment to quality and thank them for this opportunity". Throughout his illustrious career he has won the Billboard Music Artist Achievement Award, NACCP Image Award and has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in NY.

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VIEWERS' GUIDE: Candidates hone final arguments for Round 3

His predatory comments about women and a flood of sexual assault accusations have deepened his unpopularity with women and limited his pathways to victory. As in several of her primary debates with Bernie Sanders, she focused more on defending herself with "me" words than on appealing to the country with "we" words.

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Samsung hit with class action lawsuit over exploding Galaxy Note 7

If you now have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, please , please, PLEASE, exchange your phone, especially before traveling. Samsung is also giving the Gear VR headset and a Oculus app coupon worth $50 free to customers who opt for the company's phones.

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Watch DARPA's Robot Copilot Fly a Cessna

However, they are also looking forward to the day when robot pilots will totally take over and fly planes alone. At the end, the robot arm handed over the control to the human pilot. Work is now underway to install the system on a Bell UH-1 helicopter. For Phase 3 of the program, Aurora has proposed maturing the camera-based perception system along with speech recognition technology that will allow the pilot to interact with the automation in the same way they would with a human copilot.

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Harley-Davidson expects to lay off 5 percent of workforce

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Historical Quarterly Earnings: Last quarter, Harley-Davidson, Inc. Harley-Davidson Inc ( HOG ) has risen 11.59% since March 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Over the one year trading period, the stock has a high price of $57.33 and its low price is recorded at $36.36.

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Del Taco shares jump after earnings beat, guidance raised

During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $8.37 and reached to max level of $14.56. TACO has recorded a 50-day average of $11.58 and a two hundred day average of $10.16. The stock traded with the volume of 4.5 Million shares yesterday. The stock's price moved up its 200-day moving average of $10.19. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 125,080 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,319,594.

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Major Binding Agreement to Phase Out HFC Greenhouse Gases Reached

Countries came to an agreement in Kigali on Saturday to phase out a family of potent greenhouse gases by the late 2040s and move to prevent a potential 0.5 degree Celsius rise in global temperature by the end of the century. "This is about much more than the ozone layer and HFCs", said Erik Solheim, executive director of the U.N. Environment Program. "Today, we are following through on that promise", United Nations environment chief Erik Solheim said in a statement.

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) declared EPS of 0.63

The firm lifted its rating on CSCO from Underweight to Neutral. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th will be given a $0.26 dividend.

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VA Rocket Launch 2016

It will be the first time in two years that an Antares rocket takes flight out of the Eastern Shore of the state. It also made good on two station deliveries using another company's rockets in Florida. Getting a lift from the Antares was Orbital ATK's Cygnus capsule, loaded with more than 5,000 pounds of food, equipment and research, including some experiments to study flames in space and the robotic toy ball Sphero, part of an educational effort.

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Clinton campaign: WikiLeaks hack gets 'closer and closer to the Trump campaign'

Ms Palmieri, who was at the think tank at the time , responded that Catholicism "is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion". Within a few hours, WikiLeaks is expected to release even more of the almost 50,000 documents from the hack of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman's email system.

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ICRC seeks talks with ISIS on Mosul rules of war

The coalition is concerned that IS will attempt to move fighters and military equipment from Mosul to Syria as the offensive intensifies. Defeat in Mosul will effectively spell the end of Isis as a land-occupying force in Iraq . "It's going to be a while". A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the smoke clouds hadn't had any tactical effect. "We are very anxious if large numbers are displaced this time it could well be a similar amount of time before people can ...

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259 when purchasing any new 4G Mobile Handset

This 10GB data can be used over a period of 28 days. In another attempt to take on Reliance Jio's economical offers, Bharti Airtel (Airtel), on Wednesday said it is offering affordable data plans for all customers purchasing a new 4G mobile handset.

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Galaxy Note 7 banned in all airports

Looking to ease the pain for travelers Samsung is reportedly setting up exchange booths at high traffic airports in various countries . Samsung's response is admirable-and probably necessary: the company is opening booths at airports that allow customers to exchange their banned devices (which they can not get through security or with checked baggage) for a different phone.

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First Launch For Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket Since '14 Blast

The last time an Antares rocket lifted off from Wallops Island was on October 28, 2014, when the booster exploded soon after its launch. "It's great to see launches to the International Space Station happening again from the Virginia coast", NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a press release.

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Odell Beckham Takes His Relationship With Kicking Net To The Next Level

Odell Beckham Jr.'s first-half performance was disastrous, and he originally left the game in the second-quarter with a hip-pointer injury. After burning the Baltimore Ravens for a 75-yard touchdown Sunday, the 23-year-old immediately ran back to the kicking net and dropped to one knee to "propose" to the inanimate object.

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Samsung Brings Galaxy Note 7 Exchanges Booths to Airports

Anyone caught bringing the device onboard a plane in the USA now risks fines up to $180,000 or even 10 years in prison. Samsung is urging customers to get the refunds or exchange the phones before arriving at the airport. They're also available at some airports in Australia and South Korea, where airlines have also banned the devices. The one good thing that could possibly come out of the airport exchange service is that Galaxy Note 7 owners will see it as a "positive interaction", Fortt ...

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Samsung's 'swap and drop' Note 7 booths

Three people who bought the phones, which were recalled because the Note 7 is prone to catching on fire and exploding, sued the electronics maker's USA unit. Within the last few weeks, a Note 7 has burned the inside of a hotel room - causing more than £1,000 worth of damage - as well as incinerating the inside of a Jeep and bursting into flames inside one unlucky man's pocket.

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Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea

What he does, what he says and what may be a tendency on his part to try to play the United States off against China and Russian Federation in East Asia could become a problem. Arriving at his hotel in Beijing, Duterte told reporters he expected to achieve "plenty of happiness for my country" during his trip to China. "We will release more information about this visit in due course", said Hua.

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'Very likely post-Brexit EU agreement would need Parliamentary ratification'

Government lawyers say that if the challenge succeeds, the government "could not give effect to the will and decision of the people, as clearly expressed in the referendum, to withdraw from the European Union without further primary legislation".

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Bernie Sanders holds Albuquerque rally for Hillary Clinton

The rally is Tuesday at 11 a.m.in front of Mesa Vista Hall at the University of New Mexico. According to an email with the subject header "Congratulations on Paris" started by Clinton 2008 campaign adviser and Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden on December 13, 2015, Podesta took a shot at Sanders.

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Hacked emails show Clinton campaign ties with Democratic Party

He wrote that the country's most powerful conservatives are all Catholic and called their politics "an wonderful bastardization of the faith". "By dribbling these (emails) out every day WikiLeaks is proving they are nothing but a propaganda arm of the Kremlin with a political agenda doing Putin's dirty work to help elect Donald Trump ", said Clinton campaign spokesman Glen Caplin.

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US consumer prices rose in September on higher oil costs

The consumer price index increased 0.3%, the most in five months, the Labor Department said Tuesday , matching economists' estimates. However, the release of the consumer price index this morning seems to have settled their nerves. The impact of the plunge in the pound was highlighted last week when Tesco became embroiled in a row with Unilever over price hikes for products including Marmite.

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Samsung reports profits despite exploding Note 7 fiasco

Bloomberg reported that AT&T is also considering dropping the Galaxy Note 7 from its lineup of smartphones. Although the Note 7 exchange concept appears to be a welcome gesture from the USA mobile-phone operators, it could signal bad news for Samsung's future prospects in the smartphone market.

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Investec upgraded Informa PLC (LON:INF) to 'Buy' With 642 PT

Royal Bank of Canada now owns 741,807 shares of the company's stock worth $23,796,000 after buying an additional 122,967 shares during the last quarter. Bellway plc (LON:BWY) had its target price raised by equities researchers at Jefferies Group from GBX 2,806 ($34.20) to GBX 2,857 ($34.82) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.

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DNC apologizes after campaign bus dumps raw sewage

The report goes on to state that a large amount of "drying toilet paper" and a "foul smell" was left behind. But the Democratic National Committee is apologizing for what it calls "an honest mistake" after a charter bus company worker improperly dumped human waste outside an auto parts shop in Lawrenceville.

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Don't miss amazing ultraviolet view of Mars !

Dayside UV imagery shows how ozone amounts adjustment over the seasons and how clouds form over huge Martian volcanoes in the afternoons. The build-up comes about because water, which normally destroys ozone, freezes out of the atmosphere in winter.

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Agreement reached under Montreal Protocol to phasedown HFCs

The deal, agreed to in Kigali , Rwanda on Saturday, cuts them by 85 percent for the richest countries, including the US, by 2036, said Parson. And President Obama also praised the agreement as, "an ambitious and far-reaching solution to this looming crisis".

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Oracle Corp. (ORCL) Director Hector Garcia-Molina Sells 3750 Shares

Yesterday, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada issued two noteworthyrulings in Oracle's litigation against Rimini Street and its CEO Seth Ravin. Macquarie reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Oracle Corp .in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. BTIG Research upped their price target on Oracle Corp .

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Chrome Canary browser now available on Android

Of course, those of us who do venture "down the mine" will nearly certainly encounter a number of bugs, with Google warning that the Canary version of the browser "can be unstable and may even stop working entirely for days at a time". This has previously only been available for Windows or Mac, but it's now available on Android too. There aren't any noticeable changes here as opposed to Dev , but in the future, this should be the first place to spot new features.


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