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Judge gives temporary OK to protect Hanjin Shipping in US

The move follows South Korean government demands that the parent company do more to help as Hanjin's vessels remain stranded outside ports after the company filed for bankruptcy protection last week . A request for food and water was rejected, said the captain via a satellite phone and who declined to use his name citing company policy. The shipping line asked the court to protect its assets in the USA against enforcement actions and seizure attempts by the company's creditors.

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Apple's top announcements from WWDC 2016

The Telegraph reported that Apple's iOS 10 is expected to be rolled out on the 14th of September, a week after it releases the newest iterations from its flagship lineup of smartphones. Kantar says battery life is the most important factor for those looking to potentially upgrade, with 75 percent saying so. Apple accounted to 31.3 percent of smartphone sales during the three months ended July 31, according to Kantar Media .

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Amazon Announces New Features for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

Use your voice to search across 75+ apps and channels, including Netflix. This means that shows and movies are now easier to find, as the interface shows all the results available in different platforms and displays options to buy, rent, stream, or watch directly.

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Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin hold 'blunt' meeting at G20

President Barack Obama threatened Monday to call off a planned meeting with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seeking distance from a USA ally's leader during a diplomatic tour that's put Obama in close quarters with a cast of contentious world figures.

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All you need to know about SG Note 7 recall

Samsung will coordinate the Australian recall with the help of third-party retailers and its carrier partners who sold the phone to consumers. " It's an unfortunate event; it feels like Samsung rushed a bit, and it's possible that this led to suppliers also being hurried ".

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Samsung Australia recalls over 50000 Galaxy Note 7

As Apple unveils its new iPhone lineup tomorrow, estimates from Credit Suisse Group, Daishin Securities, and Pelham Smithers Associates suggest the cost of Samsung's recall could reach $1 billion. Everything was coming up roses for Samsung, but in the space of a few weeks, the roses have wilted dismally and lost much of their enticing fragrance.

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Not ready to ratify Paris accord before 2016: India to G20

It seems highly unlikely that other countries will want to alter the historic Agreement, which was finalized at the United Nations climate change summit in Paris last December, and has now been signed by 180 countries. "Someday we may see this as the moment that we finally made a decision to save our planet", said the USA president. -China climate agreement under the shroud of the Labor Day weekend.

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Humpback whales taken off endangered species list by Feds

It then said nine of these populations have recovered to the point where they no longer need Endangered Species Act Protections. Five will be classified as endangered or threatened, which is a category below endangered in terms of the challenges to survival faced by a species.

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Congo's Grauer's gorilla moved to 'critically endangered' status

A leading global group has taken the giant panda off its endangered list thanks to decades of conservation efforts, but China's government discounted the move on Monday, saying it did not view the status of the country's beloved symbol as any less serious.

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Is Trump's 10-point immigration plan the real deal?

Aguilar said he had expected Trump to take a more compassionate approach to people in the country illegally after recent signs that his position was softening as the November 8 election approaches. Alfonso Aguilar, president of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles advocacy group, said on Thursday he felt "disappointed and misled" by a fiery Trump speech in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday that dashed the hopes of conservative Latinos that the businessman would soften his views on ...

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AT&T to test drones on LTE with Qualcomm

Researchers said the goal is to help enable future drone operations, including when regulations evolve to allow drones to fly beyond an operator's line of sight. By testing the drones here, the companies will avoid interference with the rest of AT&T's LTE network. The trials will kick off later this month at Qualcomm Technologies' San Diego research center under real-world conditions, which will include replicating residential, commercial and uninhabited areas along with controlled ...

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Black Americans Support Colin Kaepernick. White People? Not So Much

Kaepernick said he couldn't "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color". Teammates of the Seahawks cornerback say they're supportive of his right to speak out for something he believes in. "I think it's actually pretty disgusting the way he was treated and the way a lot of media has covered it and made it about something it actually isn't", Rapinoe said.

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Skype Teams could be Microsoft's answer to Slack for group productivity

Microsoft wants in on the action and instead of forking out billions of dollars to snap up Slack, it is creating an offering called Skype Teams to compete directly against it. Microsoft is working on a new addition to its Skype product family, known as Skype Teams . The news comes half a year after a TechCrunch report claiming that Qi Lu, the executive vice president of applications and services at Microsoft, contemplated bidding as much as $8 billion to buy Slack.

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Brees, Saints close to contract extension

The clock is ticking for the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees to get a contract extension done and there is a chance that it could happen very soon. This is about New Orleans taking a risk on a quarterback hitting age 40 sooner than later and a quarterback who has averaged 5,127 yards and 39 touchdowns per season since 2011.

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Giant panda no longer endangered, but Eastern Gorillas are 'critically endangered'

The species has just had its status changed from "endangered" to "critically endangered" on the updated Red List of Endangered Species. All that said , climate change is still a major threat to the panda, with over a third of the animal's bamboo habitat at risk of elimination thanks to the phenomenon.

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What to Expect at This Turning Point in the 2016 Race

Setting the stage on Labor Day for a critical month in their testy presidential campaign, Donald Trump softened his stance on immigration while Hillary Clinton blasted Russian Federation for its suspected tampering in the US electoral process.

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Satellite owner says SpaceX owes it US$50mil or a free flight

SpaceX and NASA have released a statement regarding last week's Falcon 9 rocket explosion that left their Cape Canaveral launch pad badly damaged and inoperable for the foreseeable future. Its shares dropped 9 per cent on Thursday, plummeting another 34 per cent when trading resumed on Monday morning. "In a conference call with reporters, Spacecom's general counsel Gil Lotan said it was too early to say" whether Xinwei was still interested in buying Spacecom .

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13 women are willing to testify against Cosby

The 79-year-old is charged with drugging and molesting a Temple University employee at his home in 2004. He acknowledged in the deposition that he had given Quaaludes to various women with whom he had consensual sexual encounters, though he also denied assaulting Constand.

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Airtel could lose revenue, but may withstand Reliance Jio: S&P

The company will provide unlimited services till up to December 31, after which users have been promised voice calls - both local and STD - as well as roaming free of cost, for life. Reliance Jio is available to everyone starting today, and still, there is a lot of information you should know. This is crucial if the user want to enjoy the free voice calling feature being offered by RJio.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Event: Everything to Know

Judging by the volume of online chatter, there's a lot less buzz in China ahead of this week's expected launch of the new Apple Inc iPhone, and people on the street say they're more likely to "wait and see" what the latest device offers than rush out to buy.

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IPhone Sales Shrinked In 2016 First Half: Telstyle

With the imminent launch of iOS 10 expected, we take a look at the new features which will be available to Apple users once they have installed the free update. In anticipation of the new iPhone 7 release, Versus, the product comparison engine that compares basically everything, from universities to smartphones, created an infographic, which depicts a historic comparison of the iPhone and its biggest rival - the Samsung Galaxy S series.

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Space X rocket explodes during testing at Cape Canaveral

According to the SpaceX website, a tanking test involves "a full propellant loading sequence, launch countdown operations, engine ignition operations and testing of the pad's high volume water deluge system - providing a full dress rehearsal for the actual launch".

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Explosion hits Florida SpaceX launch site during test

Zuckerberg said Fortunately, we have developed other technologies like Aquila that will connect people as well. Spacex Falcon 9 Explosion: Video showed a fiery blast ripping through the upper part of the rocket before the vehicle collapsed in flames on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station just after 9 a.m.

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Hurricane brings wave-watchers to Hawaii beaches

The surf is expected to build overnight and waves are expected to tower at 15 to 25 feet on Saturday. It is expected to weaken further as it moves across waters in the path of Tropical Storm Madeline , which is slowly falling apart as it moves into the colder waters of the Pacific Ocean.

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Samsung SDI dropped completely from future Galaxy Note 7 productions

The increase suggests that Apple is extremely confident about the success of the iPhone 7, which may or may not be linked to the recall Samsung has been forced to issue for its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Neither Samsung nor the agency were able to say when an official recall of the Samsung phones might be expected. Replacements are set to deliver in three to four weeks, during which time Samsung will provide an alternative device, most likely the Samsung Galaxy S7.

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ITT Tech shutters all campuses after federal aid sanctions

The Education Department said it had moved to increase oversight of ITT Technical Institute after federal and state investigations into the company and that it had been found out of compliance with accreditation standards in two locations. "I might have to wait for the spring, so basically I've wasted two years of my life dealing with ITT Tech", Donayre said. An estimated 40,000 ITT Tech students will be displaced because of the shutdown and taxpayers could end up paying for their loans.

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3 space station crew members prepare to return to Earth

Williams is coming home after having accrued 534 days in space on four missions that date back to 2000, a record for U-S astronauts. "Vast gratitude toward my crewmates, ground teams, supporting friends, and family", Williams said in a tweet this morning .

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Hermine heads north, kills 2

The large and risky waves will also threaten the immediate coastline from Chincoteague, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, New Jersey in the subsequent 36 hours. As you begin your Labor Day celebrations, here is everything to know about Hermine's impact today and for the rest of this week . "These waves are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions, and significant beach erosion", Feltgen told NBC News.

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WSJ report confirms Nintendo's NX will use cartridges instead of discs

Additionally, with reports that the NX might be a console/handheld hybrid, cartridges are a ideal choice for portability - forgoing a disc drive would make the device significantly lighter, cheaper, and less of an energy drain, not to mention that the sturdy casing of carts are better suited for on-the-go play.

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Philippine President Says Regrets 'Son of a Bitch' Remark

The U.N. Security Council in late August strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August. "We are not butchers who just kill people for no apparent reason", reads one page of the booklet, citing the Philippines' feisty national police chief, Ronald Dela Rosa.

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Here's What To Expect From Apple's iPhone 7 Reveal This Week

The True Tone Display was first seen with the iPad Pro series, but Apple will integrate the feature into the iPhone 7 series as well for better viewing angles and lesser reflection. Apple's new version of its operating system iOS 10 will be coming out for all iPhones (that can run it) this month, and in particular the new iPhone .

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Giant Pandas Not 'Endangered' Anymore, Conservation Group Says

In 1965 they listed the Giant Panda as "Very rare but believed to be stable or increasing". Wildlife organisations hailed the recovery of the Giant Panda , whose estimated numbers fell to below 1,000 in the 1980s. "The Chinese have done a great job in investing in panda habitats, expanding and setting up new reserves", said Ginette Hemley, senior vice president at the World Wildlife Fund .

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U.S. Payroll Growth Slowed in August; Jobless Rate Held Steady

Average hourly earnings for August rose by 0.1%, slightly below the 0.2%, expectation, but year-on-year earnings were pushed down from growth of 2.7% to 2.4%. "This means that the ultra-strong jobs gains of June and July were anomalies (as was the very weak gain in May)". There's also a Fed speech on the calendar, with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker scheduled to deliver remarks at 1 p.m.

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Rory McIlroy Fires 65 to Win Deutsche Bank Championship

With the BMW, Tour Championship, and Ryder Cup looming, the third player in the last 30 years to prevail in at least 12 tour contests is brimming with confidence. Casey was trying to win on the PGA Tour for the first time since 2009. Westwood commented: "I didn't feel like I had anything to prove because I felt I'd done more than enough this year to deserve being picked for Hazeltine".

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Tim Cook calls EU's $14.5 billion ruling against Apple 'political crap'

He vehemently attacked the European Commission saying it was trying to rewrite Apple's history in Europe, ignore Ireland's tax laws and upend the global tax system in the process. Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook denied there was a special deal between Apple and the Irish Government and said the deal was "maddening". While Ireland's finance minister has said he wishes to appeal, the country's governing coalition is reportedly split on the matter and will meet soon to come to a decision.


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