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Chelsea agree fee with PSG for David Luiz return

David Luiz and fellow deadline day signing Marcos Alonso will be welcomed by Antonio Conte , who had made clear his intentions to bolster the London side's defensive stocks. Mangala, 25, endured a miserable two-year spell with City following his £32 million move from Porto and many of his 64 appearances were marred by costly errors.

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Tesla Autopilot Becomes Costlier, Version 8.0 Expected Soon

Tesla is set to lift the electric vehicle industry up once again as it is speculated that the highly-anticipated Tesla Model 3 will come with more improved battery packs for longer driving hours. After a fatal May crash in which a driver of a Tesla Model S was killed when his vehicle failed to implement a brake system, it seemed unclear in the aftermath how Elon Musk's company would address increased scrutiny over the safety of its beta system.

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Mark your calendars: Apple iPhone 7 to be launched on September 7!

Usually South Africans have had to wait until November/December for the latest iPhone but a year ago Apple brought us the handset in October. Yeah, finally Apple has confirmed the news on Monday regarding the Press event on 5 September at which new iPhone and the next version of Apple watch will be showcased.

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Reliance Jio 4G launched

These details, along with other vital information, were announced by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani during the annual AGM held on September 1 in Mumbai . The offer of 10Gb reliance 4G data and 500 minutes at just Rs.50. " Jio will usher India into the new era". Under a special discount scheme, students will get 25 per cent more data.

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Brock Turner met by protesters after release

He returned to California in March to stand trial on three felony counts: assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated or unconscious person, penetration of an intoxicated person and penetration of an unconscious person. In the first statement he's made since the effort to recall him began, he said on his committee's website, "I believe strongly in judicial independence".

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Hamilton's hopes of grand slam repeat in Monza over after P1

Lewis Hamilton reversed positions with Nico Rosberg and led the second practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday. Race organisers have been in protracted discussions with F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone over a new deal for the last two years.

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Financial Times: Apple to repatriate overseas cash pile next year, says Cook

IT WAS "CRUEL" of Europe's competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager to say that Ireland could spend the €13 billion Apple tax rebate in whatever way it sees fit. According to the EC, these tax benefits enabled Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses over many years. Ireland opposed the decision since it uses lower tax to attract investment from multinational companies.

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Dublin to fight Brussels over European Union ordered Apple back tax payment

In a news conference on Friday announcing the Irish government's decision to appeal, Reuters reported that Noonan called the retroactive nature of EU's anti-Apple ruling "little short of freakish and outrageous". The cabinet has also agreed to an independent review of the corporate tax system. Apple investors in the U.S. are watching this closely because right now most of the company's profit is stashed overseas, making it harder for the company to pay dividends, buy back stock ...

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Samsung Elec mulling to recall Galaxy Note 7 batteries after explosion reports

There have been several unconfirmed local reports of users claiming that the battery of the Galaxy Note 7 battery exploded during charging. Quoting Chosun Ilbo, The Korea Herald says that Samsung planned to exchange batteries of all customers free of charge, but it's now considering either a refund or a full phone replacement.

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Chinese President Begins to Receive Leaders at the G20 Summit

The Group of 20 (G20) leaders' summit taking place in Hangzhou Sept. 4-5 will be essential in building a consensus on the worldwide financial system, according to experts giving their views ahead of the meeting. "Politicians on the right or on the far left are talking about closing our market", said Joerg Wuttke, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

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Alaska Plane Crash: Remote Mid-Air Collision Kills 5

The other aircraft was a Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan flying from Russian Mission to Marshall, carrying three people. There were no survivors from the crash , which happened in a remote area near the village of Russian Mission. The crash occurred shortly before 11 pm to about 100 km north of Bethel, according to information from the National Guard in Alaska reported by ABC News .

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Samsung Gear S3 Launches Today Packed With Incredible Features: In-Depth Review

Gear S3 Classic and Frontier comes with the specifications as - 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels (278ppi), Corning Gorilla Glass SR , 4GB Internal storage, Tizen wearable platform 2.3.2 is the platform on which the watch runs, 768MB RAM, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication), MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and Global Positioning System.

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Tim Cook Brands Tax Ruling As Maddening and Political

He told Irish broadcaster RTE that Apple had not been given preferential tax breaks in Ireland. But Cook said part of the company's 2014 tax bill would be paid next year when the company repatriates offshore profits to the United States.

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All Major US Carriers Suspended Sales of Galaxy Note 7 Units

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Most Antibacterial Soap Ingredients Banned From U.S. by FDA

In 2013 , the FDA asked manufacturers for more data on the safety and effectiveness of 22 antibacterial ingredients used in hand soaps. The list of newly-banned ingredients includes the two that the FDA says are the most commonly used in antibacterial soaps: triclosan and triclocarban .

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Minneapolis man among 111 to be released from federal prison early

But only two prisoners from Hawaii have had their sentences commuted by Obama: Jerome Clarence Sumral and David Lang Akana, both of whom were convicted of drug-delivery charges and sentenced to 20 years behind bars. Eddie James Davis of Bedford, Ohio, convicted of possession with intent to distribute cocaine He was originally sentenced for 240 months imprisonment with 10 years supervised release in November of 2006.

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Trump ramps up minority outreach with Philadelphia visit

Trump met with a group of campaign-chosen supporters, who insisted that he has backing in the black community, although polls show the numbers are negligible. Trump's visit to Jackson's church, Great Faith Ministries, was first announced August 28 in a statement by Pastor Mark Burns , a Trump surrogate who a day later set off a firestorm by tweeting a cartoon of Democrat Hillary Clinton in blackface.

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Juno captures eerie 'voice' of Jupiter's auroras

Jupiter's equator is banded by belts and zones of clouds that have been visible for decades, but Juno has revealed a vastly different system at its farthest reaches to the north and south. " Jupiter is talking to us in a way only gas-giant worlds can", said Bill Kurth, a team researcher based at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. The spacecraft's remote sensing instruments will look down into the giant's many layers and measure their composition, temperature, motion and other properties.

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SpaceX rocket explosion costs millions

Facebook would have been among the customers for bandwidth on that satellite. Last year, Facebook said it was partnering with Eutelsat Communications (ETL.PA) to boost data connectivity to large parts of Africa. "This explosion will not change the long term goals of SpaceX, which are to reduce the cost of space flight through the use of reusable rockets, and eventually to colonise Mars".

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Kaepernick is not alone in anthem protest

Kaepernick, 28, who had pledged to continue sitting during the performance of " The Star-Spangled Banner " before National Football League games, has now seemingly sparked a movement within the NFL with a teammate and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane joining in on the protest.

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Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Explosions

It's official: Samsung is issuing a recall for the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung traced the problem to a flaw in the phone's lithium battery, and issued a voluntary global recall. Samsung said it was aware of 35 reports of affected Note 7 batteries. Samsung now uses batteries made by a number of different companies, including its sister firm Samsung SDI.

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Pres. Obama Given Warm Welcome At Lake Tahoe Preservation Summit

And it's a pity that some of the best stuff didn't make the pool and wire service reports. Former President Bill Clinton hosted the first one in 1997 at the request of U.S. Reid said thanks to the almost $2 billion that has been spent to reverse a loss of clarity since 1997, Lake Tahoe is now "more pristine than it has been in decades".

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Facebook Satellite lost after SpaceX rocket explodes

This morning a Falcon 9 rocket blew up on the launch pad at SpaceX's facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The explosion occurred at Launch Complex 40 at the Air Force station, right next door to Kennedy Space Center. The company suffered a major setback in June 2015, when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded midair just minutes after liftoff during its seventh space station resupply mission.

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Samsung Malaysia to replace Galaxy Note 7

Samsung said Friday it would suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 as reports of exploding batteries threatened to damage the reputation of the South Korean electronics giant. Koh Dong-jin, head of Samsung's smartphone division, stated, "I can't comment on exactly how much the cost will be, but it pains my heart that it will be such a big number".

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Drilling emissions annually trigger asthma attacks in children

Its researchers teamed with Earthworks, a Washington D.C. environmental group, in producing the 24-page " Gasping for Breath " analysis. "Oil and gas has not been subject to air pollution standards in the way that other major polluters have, and there are feasible and cost effective ways to regulate it", said Lesley Fleischman, the study's lead author.

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Tesla cars are going to get a big update soon

Separately, Tesla plans to raise more money this year, either through an equity or debt offering, as it prepares to launch the $35,000 Model 3 auto while ramping up vehicle and battery production. Musk originally proposed combining Tesla and Solar City back in June in order to save money and expand the offerings of his electric auto company to include batteries, solar energy and heavier vehicles.

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17-year-old 'unschooled' Malvika Joshi makes it to MIT

Even without Class X or XII certificates, 18-year-old Malvika, made it to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The only institute that accepted her was the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) where she was enrolled in an M.Sc level course, as her knowledge was on a par with B.Sc.

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Samsung considering recall of Note7 amid fire concerns

Images and videos of damaged Galaxy Note 7 devices have been circulating around the internet and have already led Samsung to delay shipments of the device. Yesterday I published a rather exhaustive review of Samsung's new Galaxy Note7 smartphone , in which I mostly gushed over the device. When asked about it, a Samsung spokesman told ZDNet that " it was discussing the issue of Note 7 internally ".

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Hurricane Watch Issued for Lester

The cyclone is moving toward the west near 14 miles per hour and is expected to make a slight turn toward the west-northwest on Thursday through early Saturday. The storm has moved to the south of Hawaii's Big Island. Elsewhere, in the Pacific Ocean, heavy rains hit parts of Hawaii and strong waves pummeled shorelines as a downgraded yet potent Pacific storm passed near the island state.

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Turkey PM says Uzbek leader dead but no official confirmation

Uzbek president Islam Karimov, authoritarian leader of his Central Asian state for more than 25 years, has died. The first ever statements by Uzbek media about Karimov's stroke was released when he arrived in hospital. "Dear compatriots, it is with huge grief in our hearts that we announce to you the death of our dear president", a state TV presenter said, reading an official statement.

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SpaceX rocket explosion demolishes Facebook's communication satellite

A HUGE explosion has been reported at SpaceX's launch facility in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The blast "originated around upper stage oxygen tank", though the exact cause was unknown, he said . The Falcon rocket was conducting a test ahead of its planned launch this Saturday. The satellite was to be used by Facebook to deliver internet to communities and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Howe: Wilshere could be our 'missing piece of the jigsaw'

Similarly, Bournemouth's Eddie Howe is perhaps the Premier League's finest young manager and may yet convince him the south coast, and leaving London, will provide a beneficial change of scene. The transfer represents a major step in Bournemouth's evolution, coming just over three years after they were promoted from the third tier, and one year after they reached the Premier League for the first time.

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Don't touch that dial! Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablets recalled immediately

T-Mobile indicates they are working on a plan to take care of their customers who already purchased a Galaxy Note 7 . We previously reported that Samsung was having some problems with the battery in their newly launched Galaxy Note 7 and now the problem has escalated to a global recall.

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Samsung is Recalling the Galaxy Note 7 Worldwide Due to Exploding Batteries

This recall and battery issue with the Galaxy Note 7 caused Samsung's shares to fall yesterday, as CNN reports. The global recall will see Samsung offering replacements to the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7's that have already been sold worldwide, with the company issuing a new product to each user regardless of when they purchased their device.

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President Xi meets with Canadian PM Trudeau in Beijing

China is the second largest trading partner of Canada. China has said it would introduce a new safety limit on foreign matter in Canadian canola imports of 1 percent from the current 2.5 percent. Li Haidong, a professor with the Institute of International Relations at China Foreign Affairs University, told the Global Times on Wednesday that joining the AIIB is also a step for Canada to take a part in regional economic integration in Asia.


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