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Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

Though his Democratic opponent is also a familiar face, well liked among his party faithful too, Republicans from Washington to OH are cautiously predicting a Portman win, arguing he is running one of the best re-election campaigns in the country.

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Supreme Court raps Sahara: Show and prove your source of funds

The apex court noted that it is nearly impossible on the company's part to raise the massive amount in an extremely short span of time. Over the last few weeks, efforts by Sahara to settle the claims have been pitched up. A bench of the top court said it was hard for them to accept that Sahara had refunded the entire amount in cash to investors in two months. The top court today also directed Sebi to look into how Sahara is raising money through property sale overseas.

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Reid, Feinstein praise efforts to protect Lake Tahoe

He says that shows that there's no conflict between a healthy economy and a healthy planet. - President Obama spoke at an annual environmental summit in Lake Tahoe, Nev ., August 31 and stressed the urgency of curbing climate change. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada launched the gathering 20 years ago to draw attention to reductions in the alpine lake's famed clarity. Reid and Sen.

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'Stranger Things' creators tease new characters and settings for season two

And we knew there would be more but it's always nice to get official confirmation, and today that word has come. Why 9 and not 10? In an interview, Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen , show producers, confirmed that the upcoming season is the continuation of Season 1.

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Facebook's Internet.org satellite destroyed in SpaceX explosion; Mark Zuckerberg disappointed

The accident could delay the SpaceX programme considerably, depending on the damage to the launch pad and cause of the incident. The accident - the second of its kind since SpaceX was founded in 2002 - comes just over a year after a Falcon 9 rocket failed after liftoff on June 28, 2015, destroying a Dragon cargo capsule bound for the International Space Station (ISS).

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Explosion at SpaceX Launch Pad Destroys Rocket And Satellite

A massive fireball and explosion erupted on September 1 at SpaceX's main launch pad, destroying a rocket as well as a satellite that Facebook was counting on to spread internet service in Africa. And now, what can be called as the major setback to Facebook, its SpaceX rocket carrying a satellite exploded. Given that SpaceX is working to provide NASA with a way to transport not just cargo, but also astronauts to the International Space Station, it is especially crucial that such learning ...

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Why your dog is even smarter than you thought

It turns out that dogs are not as naïve as we thought, and if you say non-meaningful words to them in a positive tone - they won't be so convinced that you chose to compliment them. "Dog brains care about both what we say and how we say it", said lead researcher Attila Andics , a neuroscientist at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest, in an email.

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President Barack Obama Grants 111 Additional Commutaitons

The President has now commuted the sentences of 673 men and women incarcerated under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws, including 232 individuals who were serving life sentences. "As successful as we've been in reducing crime in this country, the extraordinary rate of incarceration of nonviolent offenders has created its own set of problems that are devastating", the president said at a press conference earlier this month.

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Mortal Kombat XL and Kombat Pack 2 confirmed for Steam

As you know, this news is not entirely a surprise. After High Voltage failed to deliver on the original Mortal Kombat X on PC, it appears as if Warner Bros., scrubbed off the studio from the list of reliable port houses and opted to go with Qloc instead.

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Shadow Warrior 2 release date set, trailer shows chainsaws and selfie sticks

Since PC has been the lead platform for this release, console gamers will need to wait until early next year to get in on the action. Shadow Warrior 2 - the anticipated follow-up to 2013's over-the-top FPS - sees you play as Lo Wang, now an embittered mercenary keen to rip up his enemies in as many violent ways as possible.

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Gene Wilder's 'Willy Wonka' And 'Blazing Saddles' Back In Theaters This Weekend

Mel Brooks paid tribute to Gene Wilder Tuesday on The Tonight Show, days after the iconic comedians his death. Brooks and Wilder's first professional collaboration was 1967's " The Producers ", of which Wilder was initially skeptical, Brooks said.

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Theres No Stopping Tesla Now - Ludicrous Mode Just Went Bezerk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk pointed out that the acceleration of the Model X is still faster than a McLaren F1, a point he said was "nuts". The Model S P100D with Tesla's "Ludicrous" mode has a starting price of $135,700 including the destination fee.

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Samsung Reportedly Considering Galaxy Note 7 Recall To Replace Potentially Explosive Batteries

Samsung has delayed shipments of the device to perform more quality-control tests. A Samsung spokesman did not confirm the reports of the fires and would not say whether the delay was applicable outside of South Korea. Samsung plans to kick off sales of the Note 7 in Chinese online markets as scheduled later on Thursday. HDC Asset Management fund manager Park Jung-hoon said it now appeared inevitable that Samsung's smartphone average selling price and profits would miss lofty ...

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Turkey has cleared IS, Kurdish force from area of north Syria -president

US officials on Tuesday welcomed what appeared to be a pause in fighting between Turkish forces and rival militias, after days when the border area reverberated with Turkish warplanes roaring into Syria and artillery pounded Syrian sites, saying it was hitting Kurdish fighters.

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Radiologists also to go on nationwide indefinite strike

However at regular intervals, many honest Radiologists, who did not have even remote connection with sex-determination, have been victimized under the PC & PNDT Act for minor clerical error. "Meanwhile, we will hold a demonstration at Jantar Mantar tomorrow, and take further decision on whether to continue the strike or call it off", IRIA President O P Bansal said.

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State Election Databases Are Vulnerable to Breaches

The hack on the voter registration database of IL was successful, prompting the state to shut down the registration of voters in July after the 200,000 records were downloaded. "Counting systems typically are not online, whereas the registration system is created to be online in many states", said Verified Voting's Smith. It's believed that a worker may have inadvertently downloaded a virus which exposed the username and password.

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No survivors after two small planes collide mid-air in Alaska

The victims included three people on a Cessna from Hageland Aviation, a local airline, and two on a Piper operated by Renfro's Alaskan Adventures, a tourism company, according to Alaska's national guard. A third aircraft flying overheard spotted the wreckage. About 15 minutes later, the Alaska State Troopers contacted the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center to report a second aircraft was overdue, Olmstead said.

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L.A. Mountain Lions Likely to Go Extinct in 50 Years

Last year, a mountain lion known to wildlife officials was found living under a person's home. But unfortunately the long-term scenario is very uncertain. During the study, appeared in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B this week, wildlife ecologist John Benson of the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and his colleagues relied on 13 years of tracking and genetic data from the National Park Service to make an estimation about the chances that the mountain lions will ...

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Apple Confirms iPhone 7 Event Launch for September 7th

This year, it appears to be a bokeh shot of multi-colored lights. The new iPhone is also anticipated to have fewer antenna lines and a dual camera system for the larger model. We're about a week away from Apple's September 7th event where the company is going to unveil new iPhones . This change is likely to infuriate dedicated Apple users, who have dealt with the headphone jack since the iPhone's original model.

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Federal judge stops UNC from enforcing HB2

Others who challenged the law described the partial block of HB2 enforcement a step in the right direction. Filed against the University of North Carolina, the case is the first to challenge the law passed back in March. "The individual transgender plaintiffs have clearly shown that they will suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary relief", he wrote, noting their assertions that single-occupant toilets were generally unavailable at the University of North Carolina.

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Chelsea confirm Brazilian defender Luiz's return

While the signing of Luiz will no doubt be at the forefront of fans' thoughts, the news that Diego Costa is staying at Stamford Bridge is also a massive boost for the club. Heading the clear-out was Hart, the England goalkeeper who was loaned to Italian club Torino after dropping to third choice at City behind new signing Claudio Bravo and Willy Caballero.

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Clinton: 'I Am Sure' There Are No More Damaging Emails About Foundation

But Kaine said the Republican presidential candidate has clearly made "bigoted" comments. Over the past week, Trump's campaign hinted that it would consider softening the Republican presidential nominee's immigration stance. Branstad, in an interview with The Associated Press prior to the speech, said he felt that Trump could score points against Clinton by focusing on agricultural issues.

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Samsung launches Gear S3 Frontier, S3 Classic smartwatches in Berlin

South Korean major Samsung launched its third-generation Gear S, smartwatch - the Gear S3 - on Wednesday, ahead of IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Samsung S3 frontier , left, and classic: Samsung's next smartwatch will come with Global Positioning System capabilities and the ability to seek help by triple-tapping a side button, giving it an advantage over arch rival Apple.

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Needs More Cash for Gigafactory, Model 3

Despite booking almost $400 million in Model 3 preorder deposits this year, Tesla raised $1.7 billion in a Q2 equity offering and has another offering planned by the end of the year. A close look at the HTML code on the My Tesla page for Model 3 reservation holders reveals a commented-out section of code referencing "Supercharger Credits", Teslarati pointed out on Tuesday.

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Gold edges lower as focus shifts to USA payrolls data

His comments followed a relatively hawkish speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, which has raised expectations the US central bank is moving closer to an interest rate hike. Sam Laughlin, precious metals trader with MKS PAMP Group, said, "With Friday's U.S. payrolls data looming large, we are seeing ranges tighten (for gold) and skew to the downside as anticipation builds for a potential September interest rate hike".

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Tropical storm and hurricanes surround U.S., will likely not affect Michiana

This is a Tropical Storm Madeline and Hurricane Lester update for Thursday, Sept. 1 at 5:30 a.m. Hawaiian Airlines announced this week that it would waive change fees for flights to and from the Big Island amid Madeline's passing for tickets issued on or before August 30 for flights scheduled for August 31 and September 1.

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New iPhone ready for debut - and a big change

The newest model also boasts of a new type of headphone named Lightning Earpods for the modern users. Apple hasn't disclosed any info about the event or the unveiling in its invitation . The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) has issued new certificates for Apple products that suggest the company is set to release wireless earphones and multiple new versions of Apple Watch alongside the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, MacRumors reports.

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Samsung Gear S3 vs Samsung Gear S2 [CHART]

The Classic meanwhile is a polished silver colour, 5 grams lighter and only has a Bluetooth connection. There are two versions of the Gear S3: the Frontier , which is targeted for rugged, outdoorsy types and the Classic , which has a more professional, executive look.

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Alcatel unveils stand-alone VR headset

The company claims that the wireless VR headset offers best-in-class field-of-vision of 120 degrees and lowest latency that is now available, 17 milliseconds. Vision is expected to become available sometime in early 2017. The company has not revealed the price or availability of the camera as well. The challenge for Alcatel is that it's not plugged in with Oculus, Google's Daydream, or any other big VR players.

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SpaceX rocket carrying Facebook's satellite goes up in smoke

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a message on the social networking site from Africa saying he was "deeply disappointed to hear that SpaceX's launch failure destroyed our satellite that would have provided connectivity to so many entrepreneurs and everyone else across the continent".

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Pregnant Porter woman marks first Zika case in Montgomery County

The national environment agency said it would begin mosquito control operations at the cluster involving three previously reported cases. Last month she was tested for the virus after showing symptoms, but she had doubts because she had not traveled outside of the county and local active Zika transmission zones have only been identified in Miami-Dade County.

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Target pulls girls' T-shirt after parents complain of offensive message

Some parents are upset the shirt says, along with her crime-fighting duties, Batgirl has to dryclean her cape and wash the Batmobile. As pointed out by the Guardian , the equivalent Batman shirt for boys sold at Target Australia reads "Like father, like son".

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Gallery: Skoda reveals details of production-ready Kodiaq SUV

The new model is 4,700mm long, 1,882mm wide and 1,676mm tall; those figures are a few millimetres shorter, wider and taller than the Santa Fe but significantly, Skoda's offering has a wheelbase that's 91mm longer than its Korean rival's, at 2,791mm.

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Samsung confirms it is stopping shipments of exploding Galaxy Note 7 phones

A new report claims that Samsung will announce a recall of the Galaxy Note 7 "in less than a week". "Products installed with the problematic battery account for less than 0.1 percent of the entire volume sold". But the tech giant is halting shipments of its highly anticipated handset over quality control concerns, and there are unconfirmed reports that it is considering a recall.

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Hillary Clinton seems to be fighting the law of gravity: Susan Shelley

Meanwhile, the FBI is preparing to release some of the documents from its investigation in a matter of days. However, redacting them artfully enough to prevent damage to Hillary Clinton is a bit more complicated, if it comes to that. The media immediately sent its own FOIA requests to the FBI for the documents and notes associated with the investigation. On the August 22, 2016 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live , Clinton again stressed: "My emails are so boring ".


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