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USA expands Russian Federation sanctions over Ukraine conflict

And it also blacklisted a large number of Russian companies operating in Crimea, including major maritime and defense businesses. "Russia continues to provoke instability in eastern Ukraine despite its Minsk commitments", he said, referring to the peace agreement meant to halt the war in the Donbass region of Ukraine .

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Fed's Fischer says U.S. job market 'very close' to full strength

The U.S. job market is almost at full strength and the pace of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve will depend on how well the economy is doing, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday. Europe's broad FTSEurofirst 300 index closed down 0.17 percent, at 1,350.4. On the Nasdaq, 1,415 issues rose and 862 fell. A strong greenback makes fuel purchases more expensive for countries using other currencies domestically.

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Maddie Ziegler's Exit Impacts Season 7

She has also starred in several TV shows and films, most of which are yet to be shown in theaters and her fans are all saying that it is just the start for Maddie , reports the Parent Herald. Together, all these aspects fare poorly for a popular reality dance show, " Dance Moms ". After Maddie Ziegler's official announcement about leaving " Dance Moms ", its seventh season has come into jeopardy.

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Hawaii hit by strong rain, surf as tropical storm brushes by

Forecasters downgraded Madeline from a hurricane to a tropical storm as it veered past Hawaii's. Residents of Hawaii and Florida braced for tropical cyclones Tuesday as forecasters issued hurricane warnings and watches for two separate storms bearing down on the states.

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FEMA to Honor HALTER With National Preparedness Award at Washington DC Ceremony

During National Preparedness Month , we emphasize the importance of readying ourselves and our communities to be resilient in the face of any emergency we may encounter. Which is why it is so critical that our guardsmen across the state of Nevada are prepared in the event of an emergency. This month, we pay tribute to the courageous individuals who rush to the scene of disaster for their dedication to our safety and security, no matter the price.

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Samsung Could Be Planning On Recalling The Galaxy Note 7

However according to a report from Gizmodo Australia , it won't be limited to just South Korea as Samsung Australia might be planning a similar recall as well. "It is an unexpected issue and until the cause is confirmed, a short-term impact is inevitable", Eo Kyu-jin, an analyst at eBEST Investment & Securities, said in a report.

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Windows 10's new beta lets computers download updates from other PCs

Since then, Microsoft has seen a 30 percent to 50 percent reduction in internet bandwidth usage required to keep multiple PCs on the same local network up-to-date. To install Windows 10 cumulative update KB3176938 all you have to do is going to Settings- Update & Security- Windows Update- Check for Updates; it is recommended to install it as soon as possible.

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Ferrari is Building One More LaFerrari to Benefit Italy's Earthquake Victims

The 950bhp LaFerrari finished its production run in 2015, but one extra model is being made to be sold at auction. It is a 963-horsepower hybrid hypercar that Ferrari initially limited to 499 examples, but now the company has decided to make a 500th example.

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President Obama makes stop in Lake Tahoe for Summit

The president is pointing to steps the US has taken to reduce emissions and protect the environment while also growing its economy. He says that shows that there's no conflict between a healthy economy and a healthy planet. He said Tahoe's beauty has provided a higher calling that allows Republicans and Democrats to overcome the petty issues that often divide them. Reid opened the summit saying that thanks to almost $2 billion used to reverse a decline in lake clarity since 1997, Tahoe is ...

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External Affairs Ministry confirms 13 Indians tested Zika positive in Singapore

The Singapore government said on Thursday it had discovered 31 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, including a second pregnant woman, taking the total number of cases to 151. The Singapore health ministry has confirmed that 10 persons are Bangladeshi nationals among the affected as of Thursday noon, Bangladesh high commissioner to Singapore Mahbub Uz Zaman told UNB.

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Mark Zuckerberg Arrives Kenya After 3-Day Visit to Nigeria

The Facebook founder, met with Nigeria's top celebrities on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen and learn and take ideas back to California on how Facebook can better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa.

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At Lake Tahoe, Obama links conservation to climate change

The annual Lake Tahoe Summit, at the outdoor arena at Harveys just over the Nevada state line, is both a celebration of the lake and a warning about what can happen if humans take such a place for granted. But Obama is nonetheless taking numerous opportunities on the trip to take a victory lap on the environment. Lake Tahoe has experienced intense climate effects in recent years:n 2015 it had its warmest average surface water temperature ever recorded, and the most severe western drought in ...

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Hermine To Impact North Carolina By Friday

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) - People on Florida's Gulf coast stocked up on supplies Thursday and some set out sandbags as they braced for Tropical Storm Hermine , which forecasters said could strike land as a hurricane. Storm surge flooding in some areas along the Gulf Coast could reach up to 8 feet. On Wednesday evening, the Global Forecast System, one of the more accurate weather models the NWS employs, showed the storm passing directly over the Bulloch County area, but the predicted path of the ...

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International Space Station Flies Over 3 Hurricanes

NASA released video captured from cameras aboard the International Space station showing three hurricanes churning Wednesday in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. It is projected to pass by Hawaii over the long Labor Day weekend. " Hurricane Gaston is the latest hurricane to develop in the Atlantic and has reached its peak with gusts up to 85 to 90mph", said independent weather forecast provider MeteoGroup.

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Uber Plans All-Electric Car-Hailing Fleet in United Kingdom

Nissan has supplied Uber with 20 of its Leaf cars - the UK's best-selling electric vehicle - for the trial, which marks the first time pure electric vehicles have been available for hire through the Uber phone app, according to the auto firm.

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Withings announces Steel HR: equal parts fitness, style, and smartwatch

A stainless-steel version, much like what you see here, was released previous year. The watch face shows the time and basic data like heart rate, plus mobile notifications when paired with a smartphone. 25 days, to be precise. The Steel HR features a rechargeable battery that lasts 25 days per charge and it has a backup power save mode that offers an additional 20 days of battery life.

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Leaked label may confirm iPhone 7 Plus name

Now, the latest evidence that Apple will indeed be doubling the available storage in its new iPhone models comes directly from Apple . The first group says that it will be Apple iPhone 7 while the other group strongly believes that it would be called nothing but Apple iPhone 6SE.

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Apple to launch iPhone 7 next week?

The Cupertino, California company's product launch events typically run two hours. We bring you a compilation of all we could find out till now. A leakster with Twitter account, @The_Malignant company is rumored to drop the 16 GB and 64 GB variants to release the iPhone 7 in storage options like 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed amid reports of exploding batteries

Although the push for iris authentication on mobile devices hasn't started with the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung needs the help of other smartphone makers in order for the technology to be adopted by financial institutions on a large scale. Following its official launch in August, reports in South Korean media claim that some owners of have complained the battery on their Galaxy Note 7 has exploded .

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Chelsea may see Luiz as Terry's successor - Keown

Luiz has played against Chelsea four times in the two years since leaving the Blues as PSG were opponents in the Champions League in each of the last two seasons. "Everybody knows that. Of course sometimes I could imagine that (I would come back to Chelsea)". Coach Pep Guardiola allowed England goalkeeper Joe Hart, Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri and Eliaquim Mangala to leave on season-long loans.

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IBM creates first ever AI-made movie trailer for Morgan

The fact that its application is nearly limitless, it can be applied to very diverse and challenging tasks like helping doctors in cancer detection and surgery, robotics programming or tracking and predicting technical issues for the helpdesk - are just some examples which the world is aware of.

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IPhone packaging pics boost headphone rumors

The Apple Fall 2016 event will take place in San Francisco on Wednesday, Sept 7th at 10AM PT, 1PM ET. The iPhone 6S measures 138.1 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm. Forbes , however, says apple appears to have canceled plans for the iPhone Pro, an expensive luxury model, sort of a Cadillac Escalade of phones.

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Apple made wireless headphones called 'AirPods' for iPhone 7

Some say that the Apple Watch is overdue for an upgrade with the Apple Watch 2 , and there could be some new features including Global Positioning System tracking, as well as a better activity tracker. We all know by now that Apple is planning to dump the headphone port on the iPhone 7 . Interestingly, a report by MobiPicker has claimed that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be cheaper than its respective predecessors.

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IPhone 7 leaked specs sheet says the 16GB iPhone is dead

Of course, Apple is also slated to introduce competitive features such as iPhone 7 Plus' dual-lens camera setup. The Apple iPhone 7 is said to sport the Apple A10 chipset with the M10 motion co-processor. Let us also not forget that Apple has also struggled with a controversy surrounding its users' privacy this year, when the Federal Bureau of Investigation ordered the company to unlock the iPhone found in the vehicle of one of the San Berndardino shooting suspects.

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Oil steadies as Saudi sees OPEC "common position"

The official selling price (OSP) of Saudi crude, released around the fifth of each month, sets the trend for Iranian, Kuwaiti and Iraqi prices, affecting more than 12 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil bound for Asia. Iraq, OPEC's second-largest producer after Saudi Arabia, exports most of its crude from the southern fields. OPEC's oil output is likely in August to have reached its highest in recent history, a Reuters survey found on Wednesday, as extra barrels from Saudi Arabia and ...

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's multiplayer to be revealed on Friday

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be launching on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this November. All three tiers of tickets, including Veteran, Prestige and Enlisted, are no longer available. Activision has announced panels occurring throughout the event, as well. Fans will be able to catch the reveal of multiplayer content from Infinite Warfare as well as other announcements.

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US accuses EU of grabbing tax revenues with Apple decision

The EU began investigating tax-break programs of Ireland and two other countries in 2014, looking at their treatment of Apple as well as other multinationals such as Starbucks. Apple has been in Ireland since the 1980s and employs thousands of people in Cork. Ultimately, the European Union courts have the power to cut or overturn repayment orders if they find fault with the commission's methodology during the appeals process.

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FDA orders Zika screening at all US blood centers

The cost to blood banks and medical centers is still unknown. They are pending further confirmation tests, the MOH and NEA said . The agency said one person previously classified as having acquired the virus locally had traveled to an area outside the US with widespread Zika transmission.

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Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

Facebook planned to use some of the satellite's capacity to expand its Internet.org initiative in Africa. There is NO threat to general public from catastrophic abort during static test fire at SpaceX launch pad at CCAFS this morning. Launch Complex 40 is an Air Force facility which has been leased to SpaceX. NASA said Kennedy emergency staff was on standby. The other is at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Comes to Wii U Today

Classic Zelda-themed amiibo are getting released that will have special functions in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild when it releases next year. While paragliding players will shoot arrows, and the time will slow down so that players can again use the paraglider. Following a long period of silence, Nintendo finally started talking more about its upcoming game, showing some new gameplay footage as well.

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Hurricane Warning As Storm Approaches Florida

A hurricane warning is in effect for Florida's Big Bend from the Suwannee River to Mexico Beach. As forecasters are refining their predictions as to the threat of Tropical Storm Hermine this weekend, the National Weather Service has provided a first glimpse into one of the most risky factors in any such event: the storm surge .

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Mexican President: Trump's Statements Represent a 'Threat' to Mexico

The two men met privately and discussed a range of topics that included illegal immigration and the possibility of amending the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement. Also promised on the border: an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, handsome southern border wall", bolstered by technology and paid for by Mexico.

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State Department: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

The file will include the FBI's recommendation to the Justice Department against criminal charges, a summary of Clinton's Federal Bureau of Investigation interview, and back-up notes from the agents who questioned her. Prince told U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta of Washington . The agency said Tuesday it will need until the end of September to review and redact any classified information from the new emails.

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Obama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii

That appears to be contributing to changes in Lake Tahoe's internal physics, experts say. The president says he will not have as nice a form of transportation, but he intends to return to Tahoe as a private citizen when he leaves office after this year.

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Sony targets Bose with new noise-canceling wireless headphones

Apart from audio products, Sony also introduced two new Xperia smartphones at its pre-IFA 2016 keynote event in Berlin, Germany. Another advanced feature is that the MDR-1000X can optimize its noise cancellation for users with glasses or long hair, as those can create small gaps between the head and ear cups where outside sound can get through.


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