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Mike Pence releases tax returns, earned $113026 in 2015

Without commenting on specifics, Pence told the Associated Press that it was "thorough and informative" and that he and his running mate, Donald Trump, would be "ready on day one" if they were elected. "He believes President Obama was born here". House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. distanced himself from Trump's remarks, calling Putin "an aggressor that does not share our interests".

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Tesla Model S Driver Killed in Fiery Netherlands Crash

While police investigate what caused the incident to occur, Tesla argues the male driver was travelling at speeds exceeding 96mph at the time of the crash. Tesla TSLA, -2.16% crashes have come under scrutiny since the company revealed in June that a Model S ran into a truck in Florida while in its Autopilot feature was engaged.

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Apple refuses to talk iPhone 7 numbers

If you want the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus ASAP, you'll probably want to put in an pre-order in the near future. The tastiest offer we've spotted from O2 has the iPhone 7 (32GB) with unlimited calls, texts and European Union data roaming and 20GB of data for £55 per month after an initial payment of £59.99.

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How to check your new or replacement Note 7 won't blow up

Following reports that the phones' batteries have combusted during charging and normal use, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it was working on an official recall of the devices and that users should turn them off in the meantime.

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W2W4: New No. 1 Kerber won't have easy time suppressing red-hot Pliskova

At 28 years old, Kerber is the oldest player to debut at No. 1 and the first German to hold the honor since Steffi Graf's reign ended in 1997. "I was trying to not think too much the whole last few weeks about this, and now I reach it. But winning her second Grand Slam of the year won't be easy considering Pliskova already has proven that she can beat not one, but two Williams sisters on her way to the final.

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Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus: Here's how to upgrade

One thing you probably didn't know is that you can customize button behavior in iPhone Settings General Home . You're in better luck if it's the iPhone 7 you're after. The 128GB version costs £699 and the 256GB version will set you back a whopping £799. The new products are water resistant, and the iPhone 7 has new cameras.

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NASA Launches Interstellar Search for Life's Origins

Bennu is loaded with carbon, but scientists want to know if it has organic molecules that, in Earth's warm, watery climate, could trigger the rise of life. NASA launched its campaign #ToBennuAndBack to highlight this one-of-a-kind mission of OSIRIS-REx, collecting space rock samples of non-Earth origin.

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IPhone 7 Plus ship dates slipping into weeks, order while you can

However, there are still some places to get your hands on one. The iPhone 7 has some of Apple's best features yet, like the ability to take professional-grade photos with its dual-lens camera system and a longer lasting battery. Over in the United States, a Reddit user is claiming that AT&T is allowing new pre-orders of the "Jet Black" iPhone to go through, but is listing the option as sold out for existing customers trying to upgrade.

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Singapore Air bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the guidelines on the carriage and usage of the phone on board aircraft were issued after the recent safety related incidents involving the smartphone globally. September 10: The Civil Aviation Ministry has prohibited the use and carriage of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smart phone on board aircraft. Some worldwide airlines have already taken steps to stop people from using the devices on their aircraft.

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NASA Launches First-Ever Mission to Intercept Asteroid

The spacecraft OSIRIS-REx launched from Cape Canaveral Thursday night and is headed towards the asteroid Bennu, which is the size of a small mountain, according to a press release by NASA. In March 2021 OSIRIS-Rex will begin its return journey to Earth and by 2023 the capsule containing the space rock will land gently in the Utah desert.

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Samsung tells Korean customers to stop using Galaxy Note 7

In addition, they say they're working with Samsung to issue an even bigger recall for the sake of safety amongst customers. For months, pilots and plane makers have raised concerns about lithium-ion batteries, which are used in many consumer devices ranging from phones to laptops to toys.

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Mobile Trade-In Deal Can Net You a Free iPhone 7

It's new iPhone season, and as always, T-Mobile is bringing the heat. You can check if your device is eligible here. The first being, if you do cancel, this suddenly becomes a very bad deal - you lose your old phone and could be paying out close to full price for the new one.

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Mexico's finance secretary resigns after Donald Trump visit

As Finance Minister, Meade's first task will be to present the 2017 budget to Congress for approval in coming days. The Washington Post reports Videgaray was hoping the outcome of Trump's visit would help calm financial markets in the country.

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IPad Air and iPad Mini Storage Upgraded; iPad Pro Gets Price Cut

All other iPad models, such as the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4, and iPad Mini 2, had their base storage doubled from 16GB to 32GB. The existing iPad Pro was revealed during an Apple media event on September 9, 2015. This and the introduction of larger handsets have made many ponder about the fate of Apple's 7.9-inch tablet, the iPad mini. The iPad Pro model is going to have 32 GB storage as a start and you have the chance to choose from 32 GB to 128 GB or even 256 GB.

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Korean Air approves loan for Hanjin Shipping

The world's seventh largest shipper's bankruptcy filing has put global commerce into trouble. As ships await at sea, anchored off various ports from Long Beach, California, Mexico to Panama City, problems for the financially-strapped company mount as fuel suppliers also demand payment and provisions run low on the ships.

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Verizon is offering a free* iPhone 7 deal, too

The larger iPhone 7 Plus will be even more of a wallet buster than it's smaller sibling - coming in at £719, followed by a 128GB model at £819, and then a 256GB variant costing an astonishing £919. Less $649.99 trade-in credit applied to account over 24 mos; credit begins in 2-3 bill cycles & ends when balance paid; 0% APR. Line must be active for 2 yrs.

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Apple have addressed our biggest concern about the wireless headphone situation

The new watch, dubbed the Apple Watch Series 2, is waterproof down to 50 meters and is equipped with built-in Global Positioning System, allowing users to track their swimming and jogging activities without carrying an iPhone. The news not only erased any gains Apple posted on the back of Wednesday's iPhone 7 unveiling, it sent the stock down almost 3% Thursday, reducing the company's market value by $15.4 billion in a single day.

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Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall

Just two weeks after Samsung launched its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the company issued a major recall following dozens of complaints the device caught on fire while charging. Although only a very small portion of Galaxy Note 7 phones sold has such a problem, he added, his company made the unprecedented decision to recall all the products sold at home and overseas.

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Man killed in Tesla Model S crash in the Netherlands

The statement added: "Our thoughts go out to the family". Tesla Motors said it was "working with the authorities to establish the facts of the incident". He was watching a Harry Potter film when the car's computer reportedly failed to apply the brakes as it slammed into a truck. USA federal regulators also recorded two fires involving the Model S, one each in the states of Washington and Tennessee in 2013.

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Singapore says Zika infections spread, nearly 190 cases

The state has so far identified 49 cases of people who contracted the virus locally, the Florida health department says. The modeling study said countries with large volumes of travellers arriving from Zika virus-affected areas of the Americas and large populations at risk include India (6,74,22 travellers arriving per year and 1.2 billion residents in potential Zika transmission areas) and China (2,38,415 travellers, 242 million residents).

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The Media Is Giving Hillary Clinton a Free Pass

And I think the most important thing for the public and the press is to just listen to what he says and follow up and ask questions about what appear to be either contradictory or uninformed or outright wacky ideas. Some of those Republicans will join Clinton today for what she dubbed a "working session" on the threat of terrorism. And when Clinton later mentioned Trump's persecution of Muslims, the host chided her for breaking his request to not attack her opponent during the interview.

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Bethesda Says Sony Won't Allow Skyrim Or Fallout 4 Mods On PS4

In the update, Bethesda has expressed disappointment on the decision, due to a number of development efforts that have already gone to bring mod support on the platform. A new Fallout 4 update is available for PC and consoles. Upon arrival, the kit had three primary problems: lack of sound file support, memory and performance issues when PC textures are used and a storage limit capped at 900 MB.

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Trump repeats charge that Clinton is "unfit" to be president

The new figures bring Trump's total contribution to his campaign to nearly $60 million so far, the campaign reported. By virtue of a coin flip, Clinton took the stage first and quickly found herself responding at length to questions about her years in government.

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NASA probe blasts off on quest to collect asteroid samples

The $800 million mission will take two years to reach Bennu, a near-Earth asteroid about the size of a small mountain. A US space probe was cleared for launch on Thursday to collect and return samples from an asteroid in hopes of learning more about the origins of life on Earth and perhaps elsewhere in the solar system, NASA said on Tuesday.

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Belkin Lightning Adapter Solves iPhone 7 Listen While Charging Problem

Which one would you prefer? Every year when it launches a new iPhone, Apple has trumpeted the hardware's first-weekend sales numbers. This has some people wondering whether Apple is settling into a new era as a normal tech company that makes good, popular products but doesn't break the mould any more.

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Sony decides to upgrade Slim and Pro version of the PlayStation

Thekla is also interested in providing HDR support via patch when the company knows more about if and when it will be able to provide it. Some players also think that nerfing the PS4 Pro defeats the objective of getting the PS4 Pro. With the sort of.5 generation release of the PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio though, Microsoft seems quite convinced that it will be the other way around.

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NASA to send spacecraft to asteroid

It will orbit the nearest asteroid and map it out with a thermal image spectrometer - or OTES - designed by ASU, where it will find the best place to land and collect samples of dirt and rock and then return to earth. Dr Jim Garvin, chief scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre, told Sky News: "This particular asteroid contains molecules that include carbon".

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United States consumer agency to recall Samsung Galaxy Note 7 over fire risk

The phones have been recalled after at least 35 reports of fires. The U.S. government action heralds more fallout for the South Korean manufacturer, which may take a financial hit from the recall and lose customers who are concerned about the quality of its flagship phones.

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Only China can stop North Korea carrying out further nuclear tests

Experts say that the test marks a significant yet incremental step for North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The blast, on the 68th anniversary of North Korea's founding, drew a fresh wave of global condemnation. The Pentagon on Friday repeated reassurances that the United States and its regional allies are well protected against any threat from North Korean missiles, after Pyongyang conducted a new nuclear test.

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Rage over headphone jack-less iPhone 7

It's worth pointing out that Apple does include a pair of EarPods in the box that connect to the iPhone 7 over Lightning, and it's quite possible you're more than happy to use either these or the iPhone's new stereo speakers for listening to audio.

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Apple To Appeal $14.5B Tax Assessment

An EU panel ruled the company's low taxes were improper government aid. Sewell said Apple paid $400 million in corporate income taxes in Ireland in 2014. He said the company then could legally reduce the billions of dollars it pays Ireland from the USA taxes it owes. The EU's potential ruling into the case of Apple is not without precedent.

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IPhone 7: Is Apple killing the headphone jack forever?

Both new iPhones get a pair of free wired, Lightning EarPods headphones in the box, along with the aforementioned adapter for Apple's Lightning port - you won't have to go out and buy your own. It is nearly as if Apple expected this backlash because it worked with accessory maker Belkin to provide a solution to the problem. The AirPods can pair with other Bluetooth devices, but they won't get some of the special features that are created to work only with Apple devices.

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Don't like Apple's AirPods? Here are some wireless headset alternatives

While Apple has historically been known to abandon legacy technologies, the 3.5mm headphone jack is another matter entirely. Now Apple has opened the floodgates though, who knows who will be next to jump. At least in this case, Apple has tacitly acknowledged the difficulty of the transition and is trying to make it easier on customers. By business hours, Apple's iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black - a new, highly-polished finish - faced a delay in shipping that stretched into November, with the ...

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Obama Cracks Up When Asked To 'Defend' Legacy From Trump's Attacks

The Republican nominee told a TV interviewer that the Russian president was "very much of a leader" who has "very strong control over his country". The White House said Obama had affirmed his support for India's participation in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, a consortium aimed at preventing civilian nuclear technology from diverted for military use.

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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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