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SpaceX to shift Florida launches to new pad after explosion

Now it's looking like Boeing was the more prudent company in delaying its launch, while there may be concerns that SpaceX was pushing too far, too fast. Pre-launch accidents are "extremely unusual" for U.S. spacecraft, Marco Caceres, a senior space analyst with Teal Group, said via phone. SpaceX's other launch sites were not affected by yesterday's events.

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The new Galaxy 7 is really blowing up - literally

In an unprecedented event, Samsung issued a global recall for its newest smartphone , the Galaxy Note7, just a month after the phone was released to rave reviews. Because customer safety is our top priority, Verizon has stopped selling the Galaxy Note7. However, even an incident rate at that level has prompted the company to issue a sweeping recall, forcing it to take back and destroy or repurpose millions of phones with and, more likely in each individual case, without the problematic ...

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Hurricane watch area reduced in Hawaii

If Lester tracks farther south and makes landfall on the Big Island of Hawaii as a hurricane, it would be the first hurricane to do so in recorded history. Caldwell said that officials are not expecting a major impact from Hurricane Lester, but they're preparing for the worst just in case. He says all islands could be impacted as the storm passes.

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Apple to unveil Beats products at September 7 event

Now, only Apple iPhone 7 is remaining, and it's one of the highly anticipated phones for this year. Nothing is confirmed yet. Although nearly everything has leaked out already, we still have some questions about the new iPhone that we can't wait for Apple to answer.

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Drake Planning To Propose To Rihanna After VMAs Gush

Rihanna , who was given the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award , worked her way through her multitude of hits, from "Please Don't Stop the Music", to " Work " and "Diamonds". After declaring "She's someone I've been in love with since I was 22 years old" and Rihanna responding with an eye roll, he went in for a kiss that was met with a whole lot of cheek.

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Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 after battery explosions

In a statement to the press on Friday, Samsung said there had been 35 cases worldwide in which Galaxy Note 7 batteries had exploded . "There was a tiny problem in the manufacturing process, so it was very hard to figure out", the president of Samsung's mobile business Koh Dong-jin told reporters.

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Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

While smartphone battery bursts aren't unheard of, recalls like this one are incredibly rare. The recall has to do with a battery cell issue in some of the devices. U.S. operators have been taking pre-orders since early August. Samsung said Friday it's halting sales of the Galaxy Note7 and replacing any devices that have already been sold, after discovering an issue with the smartphone's battery .

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Sensex ends higher by 109 pts, Auto stocks jump

Thursday's trading session was volatile on account of monthly derivative contracts expiry. While, the Nifty also surged by 237.10 points, or 2.77 per cent to 8,809.65 after moving between a high of 8,824.10 and a low of 8,543.75.it had lost almost 100 points in previous two weeks.

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Michael Phelps brings back angry face for Jimmy Fallon

Phelps couldn't help but to bust out laughing while Fallon tried to play off the joke adding, "They didn't CC you on the invite, clearly". Fallon opted for goggles for the game, but interestingly, the professional swimmer did not. Good thing he wasn't cocky about it. Ok, so it's unclear what Phelps was thinking when this photo was taken (praying for Chad, bless him), but he definitely knew he was on camera.

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Visitors enjoying Hawaii as hurricane nears

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said that all camping and lodging areas on the Big Island, Maui and Oahu will be closed for overnight use beginning Friday and won't reopen until Monday, at a minimum. Lester is on track to blow by Hawaii on Saturday and Sunday, running north of the island chain and parallel to the islands. The National Weather Service has issued a high surf warning for east-facing shores of the Hawaiian Islands.

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Dublin: Man arrested after shots fired at house

He's been living in the area. It in the latest in a feud that has so far claimed nine lives. Two firearms were also recovered by police. Sinn Fein Cllr Janice Boylan said: "Shots where fired from a auto yards from where children played".

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'Alien' Signal Source Reportedly Located (It Wasn't The Vulcans)

But Camila also noted that some experts were warning the signal might be merely interference, and possibly military in origin - and it now seems that that's the case. Those other telescopes can go back to their scheduled programming, because RATAN-600's operators, the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has issued this statement.

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Depression upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine

The season officially ends in late November. Whichever depression reaches the wind threshold first will be dubbed Hermine, while the other will be called Ian. Creeping northwest at 5 miles per hour in the southern Gulf of Mexico, with winds of 35 miles per hour late Tuesday afternoon, the low-pressure system was expected to turn north and then northeast as it encounters a front that is moving south from the Great Plains, forecasters said.

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Costa Rica registers first microcephaly birth linked to Zika

The instance was confirmed to be travel-related, and the local news site relayed that no evidence of the virus was found to be transmitted in the Statesboro area. Since the start of a Zika epidemic in Brazil a year ago, the virus has spread to about 50 countries, accompanied by a wave of almost 2,000 cases of the shrunken brain and skull birth defect called microcephaly.

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The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch packs LTE into a giant 46mm case

The Samsung Gear S3 has a round touchscreen display and a circular bezel that rotates, giving you another way to interact with apps. In a report by Android Authority , Samsung Gear S3 Frontier will be flawless for athletes as it carries a rugged appeal and a sporty design.

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Samsung unveils Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung says it's designed the S3 as a watch first and fitted the tech in afterwards. Moreover, with the integration of LTE in the Frontier model, Samsung has designed a rugged watch gadget. The Frontier incorporates a slightly larger, raised bezel that adds a certain ruggedness and explorer feel. Outside of those similarities, though, the Gear S3 is a pretty different beast than the Gear S2 .

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Two women in burkinis kicked off French beach, despite court ruling

The State Council said in his judgment that the text was a violation "serious and manifestly illegal" three fundamental freedoms: the freedom to come and go, freedom of conscience and personal freedom. While Valls argued that burkinis oppress women, two ministers in his cabinet, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Health Minister Marisol Touraine, have said banning burkinis is not a good option.

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Lined up for Week 1 start

It looks as if the Giants will usher in the Dak Prescott era with the Cowboys, as yet another injury to Tony Romo has Prescott, an unheralded rookie from Mississippi State, very much in line to start the September 11 regular-season opener at AT&T Stadium.

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Galaxy Note 7 Delayed in Korea Over Exploding Batteries

A man tries out the Samsung's latest smartphone Galaxy Note 7 at a roadshow booth outside a shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. The user claimed that the Galaxy Note 7 exploded while it was charging. If the problem is extensive, then Samsung might have to recall a large number of units, which will once again deliver a crippling blow to the company's revenue stream and reputation.

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Potentially habitable planet in neighboring solar system duscovered

So astronomers recruited multiple telescopes to stare at the star earlier this year. But because the red dwarf is so much dimmer, that puts the planet within the temperate zone where its estimated surface temperature would allow water to exist in liquid form.

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Malaysia reports first locally transmitted zika case

Officials say there have been no locally transmitted cases of Zika in the Mt. Juliet area or Tennessee as of today; however, they added the case serves as a reminder to everyone that precautions can be taken to prevent the spread of Zika. Before the Olympics, the fears of competitors going to Brazil were about the possibility of the games suddenly being delayed or moved elsewhere as a result of the outbreak of the Zika virus.

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Hurricane Center: Low pressure area 60% chance will become cyclone

It is producing disorganized showers and storms in the area, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center . Surface data also indicate that the low continues to lack a well-defined center. Heavy rains are likely over Puerto Rico, and strong winds and heavy rainfall are likely over portions of Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, and the southeastern and central Bahamas during the next couple of days.

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Tesla Autopilot Update to Manage Freeway Interchanges, Report Says

That article also reported that the contract required Spacecom to purchase an insurance policy "covering project-related risks that would not otherwise be covered by Spacecom's own insurance policy covering the satellite's launch and first year in orbit".

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Germany will miss 'great lad' Schweinsteiger - Ozil

His sporting achievements are outstanding, Manuel is always there for the team, he is a team player and an absolute role model. His official reign as permanent skipper will begin on 4 September as Joachim Low's side kick off their qualification campaign for the 2018 World Cup against Norway at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo.

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President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov dies at 78

Chinese President Xi Jinping , who visited Tashkent in June, mourned the loss of a "true friend" who he said had made "historic contributions" to Uzbekistan's development and prosperity, in part by cultivating ties with China. Karimov sought to balance relations with Russian Federation, where state-owned Gazprom is a major buyer of Uzbek gas, by cultivating ties with Europe and the U.S.

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Trump's Immigration Speech Summarized: Immigrants Are Going To Murder You

Clinton has expressed support for a pathway to citizenship for most of America's undocumented. "Mexico will pay for the wall", said Trump during a rally in Arizona the same day. The 70-year-old real estate baron argued that having a secure border is a sovereign right and is mutually beneficial for both countries . Mr Monty resigned from the council after Mr Trump's speech.

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India's Reliance announces launch of long-awaited 4G mobile services

India's 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. Mr Ambani said in March that Jio would offer mobile broadband speeds that are 40 to 80 times faster than current average speeds and the network has been created to provide 10GB of monthly data for every user.

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3 for 1: Space Station Eyes Hurricanes Lester, Madeline and Gaston

High above the Earth in the darkness of outer space, NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured wonderful video footage of three hurricanes marching toward land. There is still and chance there could be a direct hit from Hurricane Madeline. This may lead to perilous flash floods and mudslides. NASA has a dedicated team of hurricane specialists devoted to tracking hurricanes and tropical storms , predicting their progress, and analyzing trends over long-term periods.

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United Nations chief pays tribute to late Uzbek president

The 78-year-old Karimov was the only leader independent Uzbekistan ever had. The US designated the IMU a foreign terrorist group in 2000 and the organization has since allied itself with al Qaeda and the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban. There was speculation about his death after the stroke initially occurred, but his passing was confirmed by not only the country's government and parliament, but by his daughter, Lola Tillyaeva, as well.

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Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 shipments after smartphone 'explosions'

Over the past several days we've seen multiple reports of user devices exploding while charging , so Samsung is suspending shipments as a safety concern for its customers. Samsung launched the Note 7 on August 19 in some markets, including South Korea and the U.S. Samsung reported stellar earnings that beat market expectations in the latest quarter and its stock price was at a record high before the Note 7's battery problems dented investor sentiment.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Recalled Due to Exploding Battery

The announcement comes when Samsung is globally recalling Galaxy Note 7 handsets due to a few complaints of the smartphone exploding while on charge. Note 7 accessories can also be returned and customers will receive a bill credit of $25. Customers can get a refund or exchange the phone. Samsung has already reached out to carriers across 10 countries, asking to halt sales of the device.

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Killed After 2 Small Planes Collide in Midair in Alaska, Officials Say

Skies were clear and temperatures were around 63 degrees, she said. He is going to be missed by so many. 'He loved chess, he was an avid player and went to Vegas every year to compete in the global chess festival'. Neither Hageland, nor Renfro's Alaskan Adventures, which runs fishing and hunting charters, immediately responded to a request for information. Olmstead said that an Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter carrying medics had gone to the crash scene along with ...

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Barack Obama Arrives in China for Final Visit as US President

In a statement issued on Friday, Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry called the gathering a "strategic platform for consolidating Mexico's global role", and said the president was heading to the forum with five " main goals ", many of which are the same ones China has singled out for discussion.

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FBI releases notes on Clinton's email use

She said she never had any conversations about using the email server as a way to get around her legal obligations under FOIA or the Federal Records Act, which imposes requirements for maintaining government documents . It goes on to note that in 2009 Mrs Clinton asked former Secretary of State Colin Powell for his advice on email arrangements during his tenure. Powell has disputed that he provided much guidance, saying in an interview with a People Magazine reporter that: " Her people have ...

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SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

The explosion occurred near the upper stage oxygen tank before the rocket's engine ignited. The communications satellite was planned to assist the Facebook effort to expand the internet in underserved regions of sub-Saharan Africa. The rocket did not appear to be firing at the time . The FalconX rocket explosion is a serious drawback for both companies, Facebook and SpaceX .


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