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Philippine President absent from ASEAN meetings

State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner stressed that the unfortunate episode would not undermine ties, but he also raised concerns about the "tenor" of the Duterte administration. Jeremy Au Yong A missing rolling staircase and a crude insult may have hogged the headlines, but analysts in Washington have stressed that the substance of US President Barack Obama's final trip to Asia still shone through.

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United States launches nation's first mission to collect asteroid samples

On the day that marked half a century since the first "Star Trek" episode aired on TV, a NASA space probe boldly took off toward an asteroid called Bennu on Thursday, to dig up and bring back some cosmic dust that could hold clues to the birth of our solar system.

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Trump Announces He'll Only Debate Hillary

Hillary Clinton is playing the sexist card against Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Ryan added that Putin has authorized "state-sponsored cyberattacks" on "our political system". "It's just part of the landscape that we live in and we just keep forging ahead". With just two months left until the election, the attacks are just beginning as each tries to sway voters toward the polls in their favor.

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Lockheed-Built OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Lifts Off for Asteroid Sampling Mission

The spacecraft took flight atop an Atlas V rocket. Osiris-REx will return in September 2023. NASA hopes the solar-powered OSIRIS-REx will bring back the largest payload of space samples since the Apollo era of the 1960s and 1970s. Osiris-Rex will hover like a hummingbird over Bennu , according to Mr Lauretta, as the spacecraft's 10ft mechanical arm touches down like a pogo stick on the surface for three to five seconds.

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Samsung halting some Galaxy Note 7 shipments following multiple user device explosions

Local reports that Samsung has stopped shipping the flagship phone are not true, according to company spokeswoman Sophia Kim. Reports say that shipments were delayed in South Korea at all major carriers, including SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus Corp.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Plus Finally Joins Android MEGA-MEMORY-PARTY

While the new iPhone boasts new colors, water and dust resistance, and improved camera capabilities, people are upset about the company's decision to remove the industry-standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Look back over the keynote, however, and you'll find a company waxing lyrical about the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus' photographic capabilities. Apple said its Apple Watch Series 2, with a swim-proof casing, will be available in more than 25 countries starting on September 16.

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The Latest Tesla Crash And Fatality Did Not Involve Autopilot

Tesla's Autopilot system has been in the spotlight since a Model S driver died in Florida in May. A Dutchman was killed Wednesday when his Tesla Model S smashed into a tree, and it took firefighters several hours to remove his body for fear of electrocution.

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UK Student Newspaper Winning More Support In Legal Fight

Beshear said his decision to join the United Kingdom suit had nothing to do with Bensenhaver, and he took umbrage at the suggestion that politics came into his office's open records and open meetings rulings. That's why United Kingdom sued The Kernel in Fayette Circuit Court seeking to overturn the AG's ruling. In a rebuke of a school with legions of alumni and fans statewide, Beshear said Wednesday that UK's lawsuit "stabs at the very heart" of the state's open-records law and the AG's ...

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Facebook allows postings of 'napalm girl' photo after debate

In August, Facebook chose to remove editors for its Trending topics list and leave that influential tool in the hands of an algorithm. Less than 24 hours after sending the email, Facebook unilaterally deleted the article, and the image, from Aftenposten's Facebook page.

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Bayonetta joins Xbox One backwards compatibility

Now available for as low as $14.99 Dollars, the game is certainly one decent hack and slash experience. It's developed by Hideki Kamiya, whose past credits include Resident Evil, Viewtiful Joe, Okami and The Wonderful 101 - although you'll now find him directing Scalebound for Xbox One and taking names on Twitter.

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Congress Passes 9/11 Lawsuit Bill - Obama Signals Veto

The measure was co-sponsored in the Senate by the No. 2 Democrat, Chuck Schumer of NY, and the No. 2 Republican, John Cornyn of Texas. "That's for a jury of Americans to decide", he said. The suspected involvement of Saudi Arabia in the attacks was never proven but 15 of the 19 plane hijackers were Saudi nationals. If signed into law, the bipartisan Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act would permit Americans to make civil claims "against a foreign state or official for injuries, ...

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CPSC says you should stop using the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has sold 2.5 million phones so far. "In the interim, consumers can return their Note7 for another device". The four main US wireless carriers are also participating, offering those who purchased the phone the option to get a refund, exchange for a different phone, swap for a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge or get a replacement Note 7 from Samsung.

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Evolution of the iPhone

Why would they do this to me? A high-end camera is still the way to go for the many people that are serious about photography, but as devices like the iPhone 7 Plus advance, even that gap may close. Will the dongle stick out of my trousers pocket? The news comes as research from Stylight.com found that losing your AirPods could be a costly mistake, as for the price of a pair, you could also purchase three iPod Shuffles, 31 umbrellas or 397 packets of chewing gum.

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Chinese retail prices on the new iPhone 7 may drag down sales

They look nearly exactly like the wired Apple EarPod, only without the wires. If you choose any variant of the Jet Black iPhone 7, however, you'll get a shipping date of 3-4 weeks. Instead, it will do audio over the Lightning port, via Bluetooth , and apparently via a Bluetooth-like low-power protocol for the optional AirPods .

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Super Mario Run officially announced for iOS, Android

It also shows that Nintendo is serious about diversifying, and that it won't simply bring odd social apps and lesser-known franchises to mobile. "For the first time ever, players will be able to enjoy a full-fledged Super Mario game with just one hand, giving them the freedom to play while riding the subway or my favorite, eating a hamburger", he said.

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Intel Corporation(NASDAQ:INTC) downgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research today

Intel Corp. declared late Monday that it is buying Movidius, an eight-year-old chipmaker that creates the computer vision processors used in drones and virtual reality devices, in addition to other products. The consensus on Intel Corporation (INTC ) based on 33 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.89, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation.

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DGCA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all flights in India

In a warning issued today , the US Consumer Product Safety Commission warned owners of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices to "power them down and stop charging or using" the devices. Air France KLM SA (AIRF.PA) said its flight attendants will instruct passengers not to use the phones at all during flight "in order to limit our exposure to this risk".

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US agency: 'Stop using' Samsung Galaxy Note 7

In a statement this week, the FAA said it "strongly advises" passengers to follow its guidance "in light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices". "If the phone is carried on board, in the hand baggage, then it should be in the switched-off mode", it said. The South Korean manufacturer last week recalled the Note 7 in 10 markets including the United States, saying the phones' batteries were prone to catch fire .

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Confirmed: Apple iPhone 7 Plus Coming with 3GB of RAM

We'll know the RAM amount for sure soon, once more phones start getting in people's hands, but if you weren't sure which iPhone 7 model to opt for this looks like one more point in favor of the 7 Plus. And so on stage the biggest cheer - and surprise - was reserved for the announcement that Nintendo would be bringing Mario to the iPhone for the first time.

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Obama Administration Unveils Vision for Offshore Wind

The WTTC, located in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, is specifically created to help the wind industry test the next generation of land-based and offshore wind turbine blades. " Supporting effective stewardship ", with a predictable and transparent regulatory process", using lessons learned in other countries and the first generation of US projects like Deepwater Wind .

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Group gathers in downtown Indy to protest Dakota Access Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners officials didn't return The Associated Press' phone calls or emails seeking comment. The government also announced that this case highlighted the need to consider "nationwide reform with respect to considering tribes' views on these types of infrastructure projects".

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US warns Galaxy Note 7 smartphone users

Further, the passengers are also been advised not to store them in their checked in baggage. The group notes it's called for devices to be powered down because fires have started even when the phone is being used normally, not just while charging.

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North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test

The CIA is reported to have tracked Pakistani nuclear aid to North Korea (which the country's nuclear smuggler A.Q.Khan eventually confessed to), in exchange for ballistic missile technology secured from Pyongyang. China also issued a statement saying it was "resolutely" opposed to the test, which came "despite the widespread objection of the global community", according to The Washington Post .

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Rocket carrying NASA asteroid probe blasts off from Florida

OLA will create precise, high-resolution 3D maps of asteroid Bennu's entire surface, helping scientists select the best site to extract a sample for return to Earth. In earlier NASA missions , tiny samples of a comet and atoms collected from the solar wind have been taken and returned to Earth. This flight is the third of NASA's New Frontiers Program .

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NASA launches sampling mission to potentially unsafe asteroid

The first New Frontiers mission, New Horizons, was recently extended by NASA, allowing the mission to fly through the Kuiper Belt in January 2019. When it gets there it will scoop up bits of ancient space rock - which could eventually tell us not just about where we came from but whether there is life elsewhere as well.

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Publishers can charge for PS4 Pro upgrade patches — Sony exec

While Sony's new U.S. $399-priced Playstation 4 Pro will bring 4K-gaming and better VR experience, it lacks 4K Blu-ray player as Sony puts a lot of focus on streaming such content rather than play it directly from the Blu-ray discs. Ito: I think it will vary for each one of our titles. If you still own a PlayStation 3 and/or a PlayStation Vita, you'll also get two free games a month for those.

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IPhone 7 to cost more in India and UK

The Belkin website states that the device "supports one Lightning Audio device and one charger only", so using the second Lightning port for anything other than charging might be a no no. This story has been corrected to show that an iPhone 7 starts at $649, not $769, which is the price of the iPhone 7 Plus . Some are still showing as shipping on launch day, including the 128GB and 256GB gold models, and all configurations of the rose gold offering.

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Forget the iPhone 7 and wait for the iPhone 8, say experts

These are first-gen Apple Watch models that Best Buy is clearing out to make room for the brand new Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2 devices. This new Apple Watch has a prominent display with neon graphics. A new running model designed in collaboration with Nike shows how seriously Apple is courting the endurance sports market.

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Did Apple's Twitter account spoil its own iPhone 7 launch?

With the new A10 Fusion, there is also 50 per cent jump in graphics performance . Um lowered his rating on the stock to "market perform" from "outperform". It has a Lightning port on the back for its power supply and flanking that port is a 3.5mm jack. Wells Fargo expects Apple to sell between 14-15 million of the new iPhones in the first weekend as the phones will be released in more countries that in previous years.

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IPhone 7 price, pre-orders, release date in India

But since that same port is used while charging , there appears to be no way of doing both at once. Apple called them an "effortless wireless listening experience" in a news release. Several users have been left angry by their handset's vulnerability, with many taking to the Apple website to report the issue. Belkin says it worked closely with Apple to develop the product, which essentially means Apple gave Belkin the license to develop it and the iPhone maker will stock it in ...

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Facebook decides to lift its ban on a controversial Vietnam War photograph

Zuckerberg has not responded to the criticisms but Facebook did release a statement saying, "While we recognize that this photo is iconic, it's hard to create a distinction between allowing a photograph of a nude child in one instance and not others".

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Obama, Putin 90-Minute Meeting Ends with No Conclusion on Syria

The exchange came after talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov failed to result in a Syria ceasefire agreement. It was upgraded to a leaders' summit in 2008 to tackle the global financial crisis that year. "Today, eight years on, the global economy has again reached a critical juncture", he noted.

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NOAA: Global warming increased odds for Louisiana downpour

Scientists studying the storm using readings from rain gauges as well as powerful computer models have determined just how unlikely the rains were, teasing out the component of the event that was likely human-caused. Between August 8 and 15, 2016, over 20 inches of rainfall fell over a large area of southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi. Van der Wiel told DeSmog, "The odds for a comparable event have now changed by at least 40 per cent, and our best estimate is a doubling".

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Stein says she'll answer charge in pipeline case

With a court decision looming, and the National Guard on hand, a tribe protesting an oil pipeline from North Dakota said it was calling for peace. In this Tuesday, Sept. John Nelson of Portland, Oregon, came to the camp to support his grandson, Standing Rock Chairman Dave Archambault. The tribe says the pipeline threatens sacred sites and drinking water.

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Watch George Takei's ode to Star Trek's groundbreaking legacy of diversity

Users in the U.S. and Canada who have expressed interest in Star Trek by liking the official page or related content may see a personalised greeting on their news feed which offers a custom profile frame. McCoy (DeForest Kelley), Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and the crew of the Enterprise . The acronym was Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combination, IDIC. We were each to represent different parts of the planet, and working together, seeing the common problem that we had, confident of our ...


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