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Tom Cruise Recreates His Most Iconic Roles With James Corden

Then, it was on to the 1990 vehicle racing flick, Days of Thunder , followed by a quick wardrobe change as they moved into the Oscar-winning Rain Man .

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Flydubai bans Samsung Note 7 on board

While those who have bought the faulty Samsung Note 7 are deciding what to do with the phones, it is best to know that the Samsung Note 7 is now banned in any USA flight, it would be wise to simply leave the phone behind, battery removed from the phone and away from anything that can cause it to set aflame.

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Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger, nastier

The attack used a piece of code that combs the internet for connected devices with weak security, then hijacks them to be used in distributed denial of services (DDoS) attacks. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. The cyber attack targeted the domain-name system, or DNS, the technical network that redirects users from user-friendly, human understandable website addresses to actual web servers.

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Hillary Clinton: "It is important that we not reverse marriage equality"

This plan has extended to the highest court in the land, with no likely end before the election. The Constitution does provide for a role for the Senate in the appointment of judges and justices. And don't count on Republicans nominating Garland after the election on a lame duck session. Flake's comments are especially important in that he sits on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, the panel which holds hearings on judicial nominees before making a recommendation to the full Senate.

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Twitter, Reddit, Netflix, Yelp Crippled By Massive Hack

It was a temporary moment of panic for many U.S. internet users when multiple websites were unavailable Friday following a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on one of the web's largest internet performance management companies. The internet service company Dyn said that it had suffered a denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly after 1100 GMT, but that services had been restored in about two hours.

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China Launches Space Mission Sending Astronauts to Tiangong 2 Lab

Xi expressed congratulations and greetings to all researchers and staff engaged in the mission as well as the astronauts. China first tried the docking technology in 2011 when the unmanned Shenzhou 8 physically connected with the country's first prototype space station Tiangong 1 at an altitude of more than 340 kilometers.

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Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Stars

The Islanders coughed up an early 2-0 lead before Johnny Boychuk's short-handed goal in the third period sent NY past Arizona, 3-2. The Columbus Blue Jackets have avoided matching their lousy start from last season, when they dropped their first eight games before getting their first victory.

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Trump won't say he will concede if he loses

While both candidates remained focused on issues in the beginning stages of the debate, it eventually descended into what many described as yet another mudslinging match. "We could lose a lot of state representative races, we could lose Senate races, we could lose congressional races, we could lose judicial races - I don't want that to happen".

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Mars spacecraft 'destroyed in crash-landing', say space agency

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to Europe's Schiaparelli test lander, which arrived at Mars on October 19. On Wednesday, the European Space Agency attempted to land a probe on Mars and things went bad. The photos taken by the MRO's low-resolution CTX camera show two new features on the surface that weren't found in similar images taken last May.

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IPhone 7 Problems, Fire and Explosion Reports and Replacement

Footage taken from another phone revealed the front seats, control panel and stick melted and charred, and Jones said that he felt "basically just like a big heat wave just came out of the car". Therefore, it clearly establishes the fact that the iPhone 7 could be the only source that has led to fire in the vehicle. The report comes amid a troubling time for Apple's rival Samsung, which is trying to fix its brand after discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7 after a replacement failed to ...

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Nasa launches space station cargo from Virginia

Cygnus is expected to arrive at the ISS on Sunday, Oct. 23. The last time an Antares rocket lifted off from Wallops Island was on October 28, 2014, when the booster exploded soon after its launch. Sure, delivering supplies to the ISS probably doesn't mean much to you, but witnessing a badass rocket launch could be pretty cool, right? Monday's mission, known as OA-5, was also the third flight of an enhanced Cygnus spacecraft featuring greater payload capacity, new fuel tanks and ...

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Obamacare premiums take big jump in Pa.

Many Republican politicians see it as the federal government overstepping its boundaries. Both supporters and critics of the law have complained about high insurance premiums, co-pays and deductibles , and limited doctor choice. The Kaiser Family Foundation said Wednesday that about 5 million of those now uninsured could get financial assistance to buy their plans through the exchanges.

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Call for the suspension of arrested judges unnecessary, hasty - CJN

Mohammed spoke in a press statement. Eke said that the sting operation by DSS on judges had threatened the rule of law. The judges are Justice John Okoro and Justice Sylvester Nguta of the Supreme Court; Justice Namdi Dimgba and Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja; Kabiru Auta, FHC, Kano; Muazu Pindiga, FHC, Gombe; and a former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Innocent Umezulike.

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Samsung Slashes Third-Quarter Profit Estimate After Pulling Plug on Note 7

That was the challenge facing the phone maker when the incidents started occurring, Llamas said, and it continues even after the Note 7's production halt. At least one survey conducted in the wake of the Note 7 recall suggests that may be happening. "Samsung want to get the discussion over with". The company just announced its Pixel phone last week, and 8 percent of the survey respondents planning to drop Samsung say they'll switch to that new device.

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More than 10 million devices helped take down the internet on Friday

Also, what is worse about this online cyber attack is that not only did it keep people from accessing major websites but it also infested connected cameras and other Internet-connected devices. Dyn said the attack started at 7 a.m., and was resolved later Friday morning. However, later in the day they reported they were fighting "several" attacks.

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NFL didn't learn its lesson after Ray Rice incident

As the league plasters its fields with pink ribbons and decks its players out in pink cleats and pink towels this month in an effort to fool us into thinking it cares for the health of its female fans, its handling of Josh Brown's suspension for domestic violence shows what a farce it is.

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It Looks Like NASA Found ESA's Crashed Mars Lander

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing technology demonstrator module. The second was described as "a fuzzy dark patch roughly 15 by 40 meters in size and about 1 kilometer north of the parachute" and is likely to be the lander.

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Candidates Trade Zingers at Alfred Smith Memorial Dinner

Even tonight, with all of the heated back-and-forth between my opponent and me at the debate last night, we have proven that we can actually be civil to each other. It's fantastic that I'm up here after Donald. "I think America needs every single one of us to bring our energy, our talents, ambition to build that better country", she said.

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His team trailing 19-14 and with only four members left, Thakur went on a raid, scored two points and reduced Iran to three players. But, it was Ajay Thakur, who lifted the lead from Iraq in the second half and his stellar raiding performance got him 12 points in the match .

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President Obama Sets His Sights On Mars

Obama's statement also makes it clear NASA won't be pursuing the Mars One model of marooning volunteers on Mars with no plan for a return to Earth. Alan Ladwig, a former top NASA official in the Obama and Clinton administrations, said he likes the intent, "but it's a bit late in the term to shine a light on the humans to Mars exploration".

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Guess who's supplying the batteries for the Galaxy S8? LG!

The Galaxy Note 8 is said to be scheduled for release in August 2017 in the United Kingdom, if the South Korean multinational conglomerate will follow the schedule. Failure can't be an option for any other smartphone, but especially the forthcoming Galaxy S8. Since then, the company has been trying to restore faith into consumers by offering them a chance to replace their hazardous Note 7 with another Samsung device, going as far as setting up emergency exchange booths at airports across ...

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Fluent Liverpool beat West Brom but miss out on top spot

The key for Liverpool will be dealing with West Brom's set-pieces. You need luck, you need all the players fit and all that stuff. The Reds took the lead after 20 minutes, cutting through West Brom with the ease before working the ball to Roberto Firmino, who picked out Sadio Mane with a pinpoint cross, and the Senegal forward put the finishing touch to the move with a side-foot volley.

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Wealthy New York Elite Boo Donald Trump at Al Smith Dinner

Speaking first at the Al Smith dinner in New York City on Thursday night - a dinner that benefits Catholic charity - Donald Trump took the opportunity to unleash a torrent of very-not-light-hearted jokes about Hillary Clinton. The next day, Trump made a campaign stop in OH, where he joked about his stand. Clinton declared herself "appalled" by what she said was an attack on American democracy.

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Did Europe's Mars lander survive? Time will tell: ESA

Europe's second attempt at reaching the Mars surface appeared in peril on Thursday (Oct 20) as initial analysis suggested a lander dubbed "Schiaparelli", a test-run for a future rover, may have plummeted to its demise. "The classic problem with Mars is its thin atmosphere". This is hoped will involve the rover hunting for microbial life in Martian soil samples. "The thrusters were confirmed to have been briefly activated, although it seems likely that they switched off sooner than expected", ...

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Obama hosts final White House musical event with BET

During his eight year stint as president, Barak has made it a tradition to host events celebrating music. The show featured performances by Usher, The Roots, Janelle Monae, Michelle Williams and many others. "There will be no twerking tonight". In a video taken by Usher, the President can be seen on the dance floor getting down to Drizzy's VIEWS hit. Obama said the White House is the " People's House", so it makes sense that it reflect the diversity, imagination and ingenuity of the ...

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Dyn Discovered Internet's Infrastructure Attack For United States Early Morning

But the use of Internet-enabled devices results in a whole new scale of an attack . Dyn , headquartered in New Hampshire, said that its Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack starting at 7.10am (4.40pm IST), Xinhua news agency reported .

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Somali pirate says 26 Asian sailors freed after 4 years

Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on October 23, 2016 and was last updated on October 23, 2016. He declined to comment on the exact details of the release but said the road to the hostages being freed was filled with peril and "heroism" . But Steed, who led the mission to save the hostages, said one obstacle still remained before the crew could return to their families.

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Rivers to slowly recede after Matthew's historic flooding ravages Carolinas

Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday made an aerial tour of Princeville, after it was inundated by floodwaters for the second time in less than 20 years. "A significant number of prospective minority voters were affected by the loss of voter registration opportunities due to Hurricane Matthew", the suit said .

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Samsung Might Consider Sourcing Galaxy S8 Batteries From LG

Reports about the Galaxy Note 7 units catching fire or exploding first made headlines in September. There were 39,000 Galaxy Note 7 devices distributed to Canada and reports are saying that 70-percent of them have been returned and that consumers had problems with four of them overheating.

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Crash Site of EU Mars Probe Likely Found

The image contained a white spot, thought to be the doomed lander's parachute spread out on the alien surface, some 170 million kilometers (106 million miles) from Earth. ESA said it was possible that Schiaparelli's landing was accompanied by an explosion, as its thrusters' fuel tanks were probably still full. "These preliminary interpretations will be refined following further analysis", the ESA added.

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Kirkuk taken under control after clash with Daesh terrorists, Iraqi military says

Hamdaniyah is largely uninhabited. Iraqi forces, aided by western airstrikes, say they have retaken several villages on the southern outskirts of Mosul. "The Mosul battle is an Iraqi battle, and the ones who are conducting it are Iraqis, " Abadi said. According to a USA military official, there were at least 2,500 people in displacement camps as of Saturday.

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Local security expert says cyber attacks are hard to predict

And so when Dyn's servers are overwhelmed by an attack , the traffic to its clients' websites and services also goes haywire. The botnet, made up of devices like home Wi-Fi routers and Internet protocol video cameras, is sending massive numbers of requests to Dyn's DNS service.

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Aamir avoids query on Pak film ban at MAMI, 'Ae Dil…' row

Fadnavis convened a meeting on Saturday which was attended by MNS President Raj Thackeray, Karan Johar and Film and Television Producers Guild of India's President Mukesh Bhatt, among others at his official residence, Varsha, to resolve the imbroglio.

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USA concerned about South Africa quitting ICC

In the absence of regional courts with criminal jurisdiction, the ICC provided justice internationally for those affected by egregious human rights violations, crimes against humanity, and for victims of genocide, the SAHRC said. Combined with the tendency of some heads of states to want to remain in power for life, the extension of such immunity will undoubtedly result in some heads of states not being held accountable for their actions.

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Nobel academy member calls Bob Dylan's silence 'arrogant'

Bob Dylan has been branded "arrogant" for failing to acknowledge his Nobel Prize in Literature by a member of the body that awards the honour. In a televised interview in Sweden, a senior level member of the Swedish Academy criticized Dylan's behavior, calling it "impolite and arrogant".


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