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Samsung recalls washing machines over injury reports from malfunctioning units

Samsung is recalling 2.8 million washing machines with a potential for a risky detachment of its top lid, the South Korean company and USA safety officials announced Friday. "Our priority is to reduce any safety risks in the home and to provide our customers with easy and simple choices in response to the recall", says John Herrington, Samsung Electronics America's senior vice president and general manager of its home appliances division, in a statement .

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Hockey: Indian women win Asian Champions Trophy beating China

Deepika slotted the rebound in from a penalty corner in the 60th minute of the game to give her team a memorable victory. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has congratulated the Indian women's Hockey team for winning the Asian Champions Trophy.

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2.8 million Samsung top-loading washing machines recalled

The Korean company is now recalling 2.8 million washing machines in the United States. Samsung has recalled 34 models of Samsung top-load washing machines sold at various stores from March 2011 to November 2016 for between $450 and $1,500.

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Clinton, Trump take sharply different views on economy

Given that the African-American community has historically taken advantage of early voting provisions at a higher rate than any other group and also given the massive amount of voter suppression efforts that have been put in place by Republican lawmakers, the low turnout thus far is certainly cause for concern.

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Paris climate change deal becomes global law

Saudi deposited its instrument of ratification to the United Nations yesterday, alongside South Korea and Vietnam. Right now, a total of 94 Parties have ratified the Paris Agreement , accounting for well more than 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by five points, swing states tighten

Republican Donald Trump is filling convention centres, airport hangars and parks. For many voters, especially white voters, it's between the lesser of two evils. Trailing in several battleground states, Trump's fortunes have improved since FBI Director James Comey's stunning announcement that the bureau was looking into emails that may be related to the investigation into Clinton's use of a private server.

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President Obama invites world champion Cubs to White House

Chicago Cubs fan Dan Wessel, 79, of Moline, Ill., gives a passing motorist the thumbs up Thursday morning, November 3, 2016, after they honked their horn in celebration of the Cubs winning the World Series. "I bet you regret that Indians tattoo", another said. Her grandfather started the business that preceded Murphy's called Ernie's Bleachers Tavern. That was a close contest, as well, as San Francisco won 3-2 with Kansas City threatening to tie the game in the ninth inning.

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On heels of smartphone fiasco, Samsung recalls 2.8 million washing machines

The recall comes about a month after the company said it is discussing potential safety issues with some of its washers with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. Samsung said consumers could choose an in-home fix , in which the top of the washer would be reinforced, or receive a rebate that can be applied toward buying another Samsung washing machine.

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Microsoft puts Windows Updates on a diet with 'differential downloads'

Still, while it's not the sexiest change in the world, making the experience of updating your Windows 10 device easier and more efficient is an important one. Starting next Monday, Nov. 7, Microsoft will also kick off its Bug Bash for Windows engineers and Insiders on the same day, Sarkar said. Bill Karagounis, a Windows program manager explains the same in the blog post by saying that the company has converged technologies within its build and publishing system.

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Investors Buy Shares of Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) on Weakness on Analyst Downgrade

QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.03% of Grandfield Dodd's portfolio.Montrusco Bolton Investments reduced its stake in QCOM by selling 2,935 shares or 20.71% in the most recent quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 2,071 shares of the wireless technology company's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 791 shares during the period.

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New photos show Schiaparelli's Mars crash site in colour

American space agency NASA has released the first color images of the European Space Agency's Mars lander Schiaparelli's crash site, providing new details about the lander's abortive touchdown attempt. By comparing images taken on October 25 and November 1, the camera found the outline of the spacecraft's parachute had shifted, nearly certainly due to winds at the red planet's surface.

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Samsung recalls about 2.8 million washing machines with detaching lids

According to Samsung , the top of the "affected" washing machines posed problems only when a high-speed spin cycle is used for washing beddings and water-resistant or bulky items. Firstly, the company has offered in-home fix services, which will include reinforcement of the washer's faulty top. Or they can ask for a rebate to be applied toward the purchase of a new washing machine from Samsung or another brand.

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Steyn ruled out of series with fractured right shoulder

Eight years later, Duminy continued his love affair with Australia as he smashed his third century against Australia on the third day of the first Test at the WACA. "Speaking about his fitness after a freak training-ground incident that saw him suffer a deep laceration to his left shin, Starc added: "[I'm] still trying to get some of that rhythm and smoothness back, but to get through 18 and a half overs for the day felt good.

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We don't operate on incomplete information: Obama on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

He could have withheld the information, which would have been proper procedure, to find out if the new emails contained classified information or came from Hillary Clinton's server - or had anything to do with the Clinton investigation. Then FBI Director James Comey dropped an "October surprise" on all of us by stating he was looking into several emails found on a laptop while investigating another sexting scandal involving Anthony Weiner.

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Hillary Clinton at 46%, Donald Trump at 45% in new Florida poll

On the other hand Trump still has a long way to catch up. Because of the strong divisiveness between Trump and Clinton, Almacy said the segment of the electorate who has remained silent about their political preferences are an untapped source of support for whomever can win them over.

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Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner resigns

Turner, 64, a former National Football League head coach, initially won accolades as the Vikings offensive coordinator previous year and at the start of this season after the team was forced to bring in Sam Bradford as quarterback following the pre-season injury to Teddy Bridgewater.

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Manchester United new boy incurs wrath of Mourinho

The 27-year-old has featured in just six games this season for United, and is yet to contribute to any goals or assists. "We have big expectations in the club. The Red Devils are said to be hopeful that an interested party will come forward for the ex-Germany worldwide, who has yet to feature under Jose Mourinho, should his transfer fee be waived.

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Leading stocks in today's market: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Top-level EPS estimate is set at $0.44 while low-level EPS estimate among analysts is focused at $0.32. 10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 6769.2 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 6938.6 million and 6526.8 million respectively.

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Priceless Moments from the Cubs' Unforgettable World Series Win

CSN Chicago will livestream the parade here, and will kick off parade coverage at 9 a.m. CSN Chicago will have reporters at Hutchinson Field in Grant Park, at Wrigley Field as the Cubs buses depart, aboard one of the player buses, and scattered throughout the parade route.

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Asia stocks, dollar slip amid U.S. election tension

The latest opinion polls have revealed that Hillary Clinton's lead has continued to narrow following the re-opening of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Against a basket of currencies, the dollar index.DXY was pinned at 97.365 well down on last week's peak of 99.119.The Mexican peso slid to a more than one-month low at 19.4667 pesos MXN= per dollar, on fears a Trump victory would hurt the local economy.In commodity markets, spot gold XAU= was firm at $1,298.00 an ounce, having hit ...

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The Paris Climate Pact Is in Effect, but It's Not Enough

With the deal becoming operational on Friday, minister for climate change and industry Nick Hurd said: "It is fantastic news that the Paris Agreement has come into force much quicker than expected". President Obama signed on the U.S.to the Paris Agreement on August 29, 2016, citing his constitutional authority to approve 'executive agreements'.

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Office 365 Business Subscription Plans To Get Microsoft Access

While ostensibly a friendly greeting to Slack's newest competitor, it goes on to make a point-by-point case for why Slack has been (and will remain to be) the most popular team collaboration tool on the block. Microsoft Teams which is part of Microsoft Office 365 will come at no additional cost to Microsoft's commercial users. "We don't want to force fit someone into a work style that they aren't comfortable with or doesn't best suit their goal".

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Earth's magnetic shield is 'WEAKENING' leaving us vulnerable to radiation

Scientists reveal that Earth's magnetic shield was weakened back in 2015. The GRAPES-3 muon telescope is a massive array situated in southern India, a joint effort among scientific institutes in Japan and India. After extensive analysis and simulations performed by the GRAPES-3 global team of researchers, they discovered that the Earth's magnetic shield was weakened for a temporary period.

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South Africa rally but Steyn injured

The 33-year-old paceman fractured a bone in his right shoulder early on the second day of the first test against Australia on Friday and Pollock said it was reasonable to question whether he would ever return to the test arena. David Warner felt a sense of deja vu as he watched a calamitous Australia batting collapse on day two of the first Test against South Africa which the vice-captain said was "hard to take".

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Melania Trump delivers major campaign speech in Berwyn, Pennsylvania (live video stream)

And if she becomes First Lady, I'm betting one of the first things she'll see from her East Wing window will be thousands of signs saying "I Am Melania". "Our culture has gotten too mean and too rough, especially to children and teenagers", she said . Mrs Trump told supporters she became a U.S.

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Low African-American Turnout in Early Voting Could Bruise Hillary Clinton

The question is whether the slide can be reversed, or at least tempered. "Right now, the Latino vote is up". Overall vote is up. The most concrete reasons for Democrats to worry is lagging turnout for in-person early voting, a preferred method of casting ballots for many African-Americans.

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Eskom's Molefe: I didn't get opportunity to explain Tegeta deal

He said that there was no evidence that he visited the Gupta family home, adding that he could have been at a shebeen in Saxonwold. Molefe repeated a complaint at the firm's interim results presentation yesterday, saying he had not been given the chance to respond to the allegations in the state capture report prior to publication.

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Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) Stock Slumps on Q3 Earnings Miss

Ncm Advisers holds 1.32% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM) for 20,042 shares. It has been suggested as "Buy Opinions" from 5 and 0 issued "Sell Thoughts" for the stock. The company has a market cap of $3.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.615 and a beta of 0.67. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 36,34,978 shares.

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GST Council decides on four-tier tax structure of 5-28%

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry President Harshavardhan Neotia said: "We compliment the GST Council in reaching a consensus and finalising the four tier rate structure under GST ". While the 5% and 28% tax rate will be implemented for necessities and luxury commodities respectively; the 12% and 18% are standard rates which will levy tax on all other commodities.

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Samsung recalls 2.8 million washing machines

A lawsuit alleges that some of the machines "exploded" during use. Nine injuries have been reported, including a broken jaw and injured shoulder. The company launched an earlier, unrelated recall of washing machines in Australia in 2013, after authorities said an electrical problem in certain models was causing fires.

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China pledges 18-percent carbon emissions cut by 2020

The President earlier expressed misgivings on endorsing the Paris climate change deal, which calls on countries to limit carbon emissions , due to concerns it might hinder the country's economic development. The latest agreement is the most significant move regarding climate change ever seen in world history. The Paris accord really depends on all countries to follow through on their pledges.

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RIL told pay $1.5 billion as fine to ONGC

The oil ministry on 3 November issued a notice to all the three partners seeking $1.47 billion for producing 338.332 million British thermal units in seven years ended March 2016. The ministry also demanded $177 million in profit petroleum (government's share of profit) from the partners after disallowing certain costs previously as a penalty for RIL's failure to meet output targets.

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Chrome is early favorite

Sprint: 1. Lord Nelson, 2. Obviously, all eyes will be focused on California Chrome come Saturday , as he looks to become the first horse in history to win the Dubai World Cup and the Breeders' Cup in the same year, per Debbie Arrington of the Sacramento Bee .

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Texas hopes for season's 1st road win at Texas Tech

That is the longest win streak that Texas Tech owns against the Longhorns. They beat TCU last week in Fort Worth on a field goal in the second overtime. TCU kept Mahomes contained inside the pocket for most of the game, holding him to a season-low 206 yards passing. For the first time this season, Baylor did not allow one service ace.

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Samsung, after phone recall, recalls 3M washing machines

Samsung on Friday announced a formal recall of 34 models of its top-load washing machines - more than a month after the US government first issued a warning that the machines are unsafe. The washers can become risky when washing bulky items, such as comforters, which can cause the machines to vibrate violently or even burst apart. The company will provide a free in-home fix that includes reinforcing the washer's top and a free one-year extension of the warranty.


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