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NASA captures video of three hurricanes from space

It can be somewhat jarring to behold these powerful storms from space, knowing the kind of impact they may have on earthly communities. Hawaii is bracing itself for the arrival of Hurricane Madeline which is sweeping across the Pacific towards the island chain.

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Samsung updates smartwatch with GPS, emergency feature

Also inside the Gear S3's stainless steel 316L case is Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS/Glonass, NFC and MST for Samsung Pay, a heart rate monitor, an ambient light sensor , and 4G LTE connectivity . According to Wired , Samsung used the event to pen an October release date for the Gear S3 . The Gear S3 will be offered in two versions: the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier.

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Reliance Jio's low data tariff, zero voice rate raises profitability issue

The company said that it is using this time period to fine-tune its services as well as for resolution of interconnection and mobile number portability related issues that it has faced with several other operators. Mumbai: Reliance Industries unveiled its new telecom network on Thursday, touting free calls and rock-bottom data prices that sent shares of established telecom players into a nosedive on fears of an all-out price war.

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Hermine upgrades to Cat 1 hurricane

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for... It's now a Cat 1 and moving 14 miles per hour as it heads toward the Panhandle, according to the National Hurricane Center. The worst of this storm will be Friday night through Saturday morning. The tropical-storm-force winds are expected to down trees and cause widespread power outages , the National Weather Service in Tallahassee said.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes on launch pad in Florida

Kimberly Prosser, director of Brevard County Emergency Management, said the explosion took place on the launch pad at about 9:15 a.m. On June 28, 2015, a Falcon 9 broke apart less than 3 minutes after launching SpaceX's robotic Dragon cargo capsule on a resupply mission toward the International Space Station for NASA.

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49ers' QB Colin Kaepernick releases statement about socks

I have two uncles and friends who are police officers and work to protect an serve ALL people. Kaepernick explained after sitting out "The Star Spangled Banner" last week that he did so in protest of what he believes is the mistreatment of minorities in the United States.

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Wilshere faces Palace or Bournemouth choice

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed his reasons for choosing AFC Bournemouth over Premier League rivals Crystal Palace and Italian sides Roma and AC Milan. The injury-prone England worldwide will hope to revitalise his career with Eddie Howe on the South Coast after only making 17 Premier League appearances over the last two seasons.

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Trump talks tough on immigration

Suarez, who had never endorsed Trump personally, said he would now be focusing his attention on Congress and on electing lawmakers who are more amenable to immigration reform. Would Trump not repeat his lines of praise for "first, second and third-generation Mexican Americans" he said were "beyond reproach" and even "spectacular, hard-working people"? Televisa news anchor Carlos Loret de Mola marveled that Trump would dare come to Mexico and reiterate his intention to build the wall.

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SEGA's Castle of Illusion remake will be removed from sale this week

With all-new HD graphics and gameplay, Castle of Illusion brings Mickey and his world to life in this magical Disney adventure! So, if you can't sleep knowing that Minnie Mouse is still in the evil Witch Mizrabel's grasp, you best get out and hunt down a copy before tomorrow.

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'Crushed': Some Hispanic leaders feel misled after Trump immigration speech

Donald Trump was in OH today, doubling down on his promise to build a wall along the southern border - and having Mexico foot the bill. Since stepping up in mid-August, she has been seen as a moderating influence, seeking a new tone and tenor more appealing to white suburban voters (especially women and college graduates).

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Tesla: Autopilot improvements coming

In addition, a new "abort procedure" will be introduced, to de-engage Autopilot in the case of an accident or carelessness - probably partly as a response to some of the criticism that accompanied the fatal accident a few months back. Tesla hasn't said exactly when it will release the 8.0 software, but we expect it will be relatively soon. The Autopilot system, which had its price bumped up to $3,000 last week, has been under extra pressure to flawless its offerings since the first-known ...

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Chris Brown Tested for Drugs in Jail

Police, who responded to the 911 emergency call at about 3am, spent hours surrounding the home before obtaining a search warrant and beginning a search of the sprawling premises in the early afternoon. "The allegations against him are demonstrably false #TeamBreezy ", Geragos wrote. Brown dropped his newest single, " What Would You Do " on Wednesday and made an Instagram video for fans introducing the tune.

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Explosion destroys SpaceX rocket, satellite

The satellite was created to provide direct satellite data services, including internet access via Facebook , for areas of Africa, the Middle East and Europe. The company hasn't yet responded to our questions on how much damage the explosion did. A "significant explosion" hit the launch area, the 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Station tells member station WMFE's Brendan Byrne .

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Massive reef ecosystem found hiding behind Great Barrier Reef

The researchers used LiDAR technology to map the enormous fields of the confusing reef, inhabited by huge donut-shaped rings. "Our analysis reveals that bioherm morphology does not conform to the previous model of parallel ridges and troughs, but is far more complex than previously thought", reads the report .

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Samsung shares fall over Galaxy Note fears

The news that the Galaxy Note 7 may be faulty, and potentially risky to users, is hurting Samsung's stock as well. Samsung didn't want to say why it had chose to halt Galaxy Note 7 shipments in its home country. Samsung Electronics said it needed to conduct additional quality control on its premium Galaxy Note 7 , which was released in Australia on August 19.

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Patriots QB Brady to start versus Giants

Victor Cruz - needing live game action - is expected to play about 10 snaps. They will be the first four starts of Garoppolo's three-year career. He was targeted just the one time on Thursday ... The New York Giants host the New England Patriots in Week 4 of the of the NFL Preseason schedule on Thursday, kick off time at 7:00 PM ET, at Metlife Stadium.

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Colin Kaepernick's socks seemingly disrespect police

Martin Halloran, the San Francisco Police Officers Association president, said in a letter that Kaepernick had "embarrassed himself, the 49ers organizations and the National Football League based on a false narrative and misinformation that lacks any factual basis".

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Lawsuit Claims Warriors Team App Secretly Recorded Users' Conversations

A NY woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Golden State Warriors, accusing the National Basketball Association franchise of distributing a mobile content app that invades users' privacy by turning on a device's microphone and eavesdropping on the audio it picks up.

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IPhone 7 leak confirms Lightning EarPods, 256GB variant

An image of a supposed packaging insert for Apple's upcoming new phone confirms most of our speculations. Rumors about the demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack are not, it appears, exaggerated. Also iPhone 7 plus 128GB would be around Rs. 69,000 while 256GB would be around Rs. 79,000. Apple does not say what the products to be launched are.

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USGS: Strong magnitude-7.1 quake off New Zealand coast

The U.S. Geological Survey initially put the magnitude of the quake at 7.2, but later revised it down to 7.1 with a depth of 19.0 km. An under-sea natural disaster has left New Zealanders on the east coast scrambling for higher ground, as tsunamis hit.

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Hawaii avoids direct hit from Tropical Storm Madeline; Hurricane Lester looms

Lester is moving toward the west near 14 miles per hour (22 km/h) and this motion is expected to become west northwest later today through early Saturday, Sept. Maui County and Hawaii County are under hurricane watch as Category 2 Lester careens toward the islands. Hurricane conditions are expected to develop over Hawaii County Wednesday afternoon, continuing into early Thursday, according to the NWS.

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Former Islamic extremist hired by George Washington University

While reformed extremists have worked at universities in Europe to help fight terrorism, this is believed to be a first in the United States. That has not come without some anxiety for his new employer, said Lorenzo Vidino, the director of the extremism program at George Washington's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

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Obama: Tahoe proves connection between environment, economy

After the Nevada event, Obama will travel to Hawaii, where he's scheduled to address the heads of state of a number of Pacific islands at a conference Wednesday night in Honolulu. Reid said he organized that first Tahoe Summit in 1997 "because the world discovered the beauty of Lake Tahoe and it was being loved to death". The Lake Tahoe Summit is an annual event, now in its 20th year.

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Manchester City new boy Gabriel Jesus shines with two goals for Brazil

After Neymar opened the scoring with a penalty-kick goal, Gabriel Jesus took over. Brazil, playing their first match under new coach Tite, climbed to 12 points, one behind second-place Ecuador, who have earned only one point in their last three matches.

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Adjust Noise-Cancelation Intensity Via Libratone Q Adapt Earbuds

The Q Adapt has a feature with universal appeal, offering four levels of active noise cancellation (you hit a button to cycle through them), including one that actually amplifies nearby sounds, letting you hold a quick conversation without popping out the earbuds.

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India's Tourism Minister Stirs Up Controversy with 'Skirt' Comment

Visitors at the Taj Mahal; Sharma later qualified his comments , saying it wasn't fair to call it a dress code for tourists. He also later said that he was only referring to religious sites and that his comments were made from "concern".

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U.S. stocks decline amid rate hike concerns

All eyes are on Friday's U.S. August non-farm payrolls report but investors will first digest the ADP employment data and the Chicago purchasing managers' index (PMI) due later on Wednesday. "The RBNZ will be happy that Fischer's comments knocked more than a cent off its value, but there is still much to be liked about the currency amidst a strong recovery in dairy prices and, on the RBNZ's own estimates, expectations for tightening capacity pressures", said Jason Wong, currency strategist at ...

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Amazon Alexa might eventually make its way to PCs

There's no further detail on how far the talks progressed, but a PC-based presence for Alexa could have big benefits for both Amazon and computer OEMs. "We consider things all the time and we've looked at it", the Lenovo executive said. Cortona made the leap from mobile devices with the launch of Windows 10 last year, while Apple is finally unleashing Siri on Macs in macOS Sierra later this year.

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Kaine says Trump 'caved' in Mexico meeting

Clinton, a former US secretary of state, has also called for a comprehensive overhaul of USA immigration policies similar to legislation that has stalled with Republican opposition in the House of Representatives after being approved by the Senate.

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Ark: Survival Evolved expansion Scorched Earth out now

Players can also tame a Wyvern, which can "rain fire down" on enemies. There is also what's called a Death Worm featured in the expansion. So, watch out for those. Everything from the new expansion can be brought to and used in the main game through The Gateway. A new expansion pack called Scorched Earth is on its way to ARK: Survival Evolved and the Xbox One version will get a v739 update, developed Studio Wildcard have announced.

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Explosion At SpaceX Rocket Launch Site

The payload this time was a communications satellite for Facebook, which was supposed to help bring wider internet connectivity to lower-income countries. Martin referred further questions on the explosion to SpaceX Public Affairs. The company also is working on a crew capsule to ferry station US astronauts.

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Free Calls and Cheap Data, But How Will Reliance Jio Make Profits?

Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, told the energy group's annual shareholders' meeting that services on the Jio network would be available for free until December 31 in a "welcome offer". For one, voice telephony will be bundled with data. RJio, which will offer full bouquet of services from September 5 has ten main tariff plans starting from Rs 19 for the occasional data user to a monthly Rs 149 plan for the light data user and Rs 4,999 monthly plan for heavy data users.

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Fire and explosions take down SpaceX rocket on pad

But Logsdon said a close-up video of the explosion (shown below), uploaded several hours later by USLaunchReport.com, "rather clearly shows the first flas [h] coming from the interface between the payload and the launch vehicle". The new satellite was supposed to provide services to television and internet operators and a number of clients, including Facebook. A satellite aboard the rocket was also destroyed .

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Here's what Elon Musk had to say about this morning's SpaceX explosion

As part of its activities in space, the AMOS-6 was going to "provide internet coverage to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa" as part of Facebook's Internet.org initiatives to increase internet connectivity around the world, according to a posting on the social network by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

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Cars and two-wheelers sales zoomed fast in August

In August, M&M sold 40,591 vehicles, including passenger and commercial vehicles and three-wheelers. Industry experts cited low fuel prices, new launches, esp in the compact SUV segment, good rainfall that is expected to revive the rural economy and higher salaries for govt staff for the improved sentiment.


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