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Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins again as Emmys gets political

For the second straight year, Jeffrey Tambor, who plays a transgender character in Amazon's "Transparent", was named the best lead actor in a comedy. The ceremony started out with an political edge. Bush portrayed the limo driver for Louis-Dreyfus. "You know you can make $12 an hour driving for Uber?" Malek is also up against Oscar victor Kevin Spacey, who has never won an Emmy, in his role as manipulative President Frank Underwood in the Netflix Washington drama " House of Cards ".

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Samsung phone exchange scheme under way in Ireland

Samsung did indeed manage to schedule the launch earlier in the year than usual, but at a cost. Not only did Samsung bring back the revered MicroSD slot, it also made the phones look so lovely that Android phone users thought that they could finally own phones that not only beat contemporary iPhones spec-to-spec but also on the looks front.

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India blames Pakistan for raid that kills 17 troops

The Dawn said the deadly attack and the Indian authorities' accusations against Pakistan have taken "Pakistan-India relations into a risky and unstable new phase". Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also called an emergency meeting to review the situation arising out of the terror attack. That attack halted efforts to restart peace talks between India and Pakistan.

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Uri attack: Rajnath chairs high-level review meeting in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other ministers of Modi government calling Pakistan a terrorist state said the country should be isolated on the worldwide platform. That attack halted efforts to restart peace talks between India and Pakistan . The militants broke into the base near the de facto border with Pakistan before dawn and lobbed grenades at tents and barracks housing soldiers, before opening fire with automatic weapons, the army said.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 'Shingen' update adds HDR support to every PS4 console

Sony has pushed out its latest software for the PlayStation 4 so you should find it waiting for you, either to download or already installed if you have updates set to do so automatically. As for the Quick Menu, it is now more customizable and more accessible as players would not even have to exit their games to use it. In case, you are planning to buy the new PS4 Slim or PS4 Pro console, transferring data should be an easy task.

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Vikings top Packers in Sunday Night Football

Bank Stadium, the lovely billion-dollar venue in downtown Minneapolis that will host Super Bowl LII after the 2017 season. "He might miss a week; I don't know if he will or not", Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. On first-and-10 from the Green Bay 37-yard line, Peterson took a handoff and went for a five-yard gain. Rodgers has a 57.1 completion percentage through two games, the lowest of his career since he's become a starter.

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Internet search engines block info on sex determination tests

The companies told the court that they have identified 22 key words including "sex determination" so that anyone searching these words will get no information online. India has one of the most unbalanced gender ratios in the world. The UN added that 100 girls die by the age of five, compared with 93 boys. "Keeping in mind the sensitivities attached to this issue and to ensure that technology is used in right earnest to curb this retrograde practice, we have chose to disable certain terms ...

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Australian Airlines Warn Passengers Against Charging Note 7 Phones Onboard

Three Australian airlines have already barred passengers from using or charging the smartphones during flights. As it pertains to Quantas, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia, passengers can bring their Galaxy Note 7 handsets with them when boarding a flight, but they aren't allowed to plug them into flight entertainment systems with USB ports.

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Arctic sea ice hits second lowest level ever recorded, reveal scientists

This began in the month of March with a record low maximum extent and relatively rapid ice loss through May. And it appears to be yet another negative effect of climate change on the world. Sea ice has been measured annually since 1979, and the 10 smallest sizes recorded have occurred only in the past few years. This increased heat has wide-ranging effects on global weather patterns and sea levels, leading to more frequent and far stronger storm surges.

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Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

As Obama said during his speech, "We're protecting fragile ecosystems off the coast of New England, including pristine underseas canyons and seamounts". "I think the entire New England fishery is upside down over this". Scientific expeditions to this region have yielded new discoveries including species of coral found nowhere else on Earth and other rare fish and invertebrates.

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Xiaomi Mi 5s Expected to Launch on September 27

The Xiaomi Mi 5s smartphone has been leaked on various occasions revealing key features and specs details, featuring an upgraded to a Snapdragon 821 chipset that has everyone talking about compared, to the Xiaomi Mi 5 which is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset.

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Xbox One Scorpio will natively render first party games at 4K

This statement of intent comes following Sony's announcement of the PS4 Pro in early September. It isn't yet known whether Microsoft also has plans to update existing Xbox One games to run on Scorpio at native 4K. Project Scorpio is the next console in the Xbox Family, possessing 6 TFLOPS of processing power alongside a range of other impressive specs. Meanwhile, Albert Penello, director of Xbox, estimates that Scorpio will be 43% more powerful than PS4 Pro, which ensures that the power ...

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IPhone 7 Hissing Sound: Apple To Replace iPhones With Defective A10 Processors

We've reached out to Apple for comment about the reported hissing issue and will update when we hear back. Tech writer Stephen Hackett of the site 512 Pixels noticed something odd while restoring his new iPhone 7 from iCloud-a unusual, staticky hissing noise .

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PlayStation 4 Pro doesn't support Ultra HD Blu-ray discs

Apparently determined to turn its competitor's shortcoming to its advantage, Microsoft took the opportunity to remind us that their own latest hardware, the Xbox One S, is now the only console with 4K Blu-ray functionality built-in. Sony showed off a bunch of games that take advantage of the new PS4 Pro at its recent livestreamed event in NY. You won't see any new modes or special features in games on the PS4 Pro , just graphical improvements.

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NASA detects X-ray emission from Pluto

However, the signs of the possible atmosphere have already ignited the interests of the scientific community to investigate further about the X-ray emissions on Pluto. Despite the doubts, Lisse knew from previous research that the gas surrounding planetary bodies can interact with charged solar wind particles to create X-rays - an hypothesis that is now backed up by the Chandra observations.

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"La La Land" wins top prize at Toronto film festival

The first runner-up for the top audience award was the Dev Patel-starrer Lion , directed by Garth Davis and which bowed in Toronto, and the second runner up was Mira Nair's Queen Of Katwe . Toronto's Platform prize for worldwide directors was won by Pablo Larrain for Jackie , the Jacqueline Kennedy biopic starring Natalie Portman. And the FIPRESCI jury's best Special Presentations program title went to I Am Not Madame Bovary , by Chinese director Fen Xiaogang, who accepted the prize via ...

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Salesforce is betting its Einstein AI will make CRM better

IoT Cloud Einstein will include Predictive Device Scoring which will score data from connected IoT devices, Recommend Best Next Actions for service processes and marketing journeys, and Automated IoT Rules Optimization which will actively update the rules that govern how IoT data is managed.

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Tim Cook celebrates happy iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 buyers

We tested the phone by putting it down the pan and I was able to call the Editor right after - well, after I had washed it under a tap and towelled it off. But Intel has worked for years to get a foothold in the world's most popular smartphone, so its presence in the iPhone 7 marks a milestone and a potential opening to do more.

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Warning sign on China debt reaches record level

The way the BIS's risk instrument is calculated is also worth taking a look at: the credit to GDP gap is basically a measure of how much banks are lending, compared to the size of the country's economy. This underlines the default risk as borrowers struggle to repay loans. While household debt is still considered to be within global norms, the International Monetary Fund warns that potential losses from bad debts in China's corporate sector could be worth some 7% of GDP.

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Stop Being Luddites About The iPhone 7 - Wireless Headphones Are The Future

Apple's decision to scrap the 3.5mm headphone jack for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus is beginning to sink in with users. MORE: iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Which One Should You Buy? Though for those of you ready to embrace the now, there's a great opportunity to spend even more money here.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Analyst Opinion

Simmons initiated coverage on shares of Parsley Energy in a report on Friday, July 8th. The company has a market capitalization of $27.52B and a PE ratio of 30.23. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Rex Energy Corp.by 240.9% in the second quarter.

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Los Angeles Rams LB Alec Ogletree Rocking a 'Crying Jordan' T-Shirt

The NFC West-rival Rams (1-1) looked bad in losing their opening last week 28-0 at San Francisco. "When we come home, we win". The Rams defense came through in clutch situations including a fumble recovery by Alec Ogletree with Seattle marching in the last minute to secure the game.

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Google's Allo Messaging Platform Could Be Launched This Week

We'll keep you updated on the development and launch of Allo. Google's plans of foraying into the territory held by the likes of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat is close to realization. For example, if you receive an invite to a party on Saturday night, an automatic prompt of "I'm in" will pop up and all you have to do is just tap on it.

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Sony Finally Rolls Out PlayStation 4 Firmware 4.00 - Download and Apply Now

Sony said last week that all PS4 users, not just owners of the Pro, would be able to use the HDR feature. Sony has pushed out its latest software for the PlayStation 4 so you should find it waiting for you, either to download or already installed if you have updates set to do so automatically.

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David Luiz urges Chelsea to 'keep fighting' in wake of Liverpool loss

With a stony-faced Conte stood on the touchline, a halftime scolding was undoubtedly on the cards - and Chelsea did start the second period much brighter. The away side registered two shots on target inside the first two minutes, Thibaut Courtois saving from Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge, and they took the lead in the 17th minute.

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PS4 Pro game transfers just need an Ethernet cable

However, when you use a PS4 Pro with a 4K display, it will be rendered at 1440p or higher while remaining at 60fps. Although games will undoubtedly look better on the PS4 Pro (even if you have a 1080p TV), Sony wants the functionality to remain the same across consoles.

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NHRC issues notice to Karnataka, TN on recent violence

Doctors in India smuggled a desperately ill patient across state borders under cover of darkness to receive a liver transplant after police said violent protests would make a journey by ambulance too unsafe. Police patrolling was intensified and all vulnerable areas were taken care of, a senior police officer said. In Tamil Nadu, restaurants owned by Kannadigas and vehicles bearing Karnataka registration were attacked by fringe outfits in some places on September 12.

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U.S., Japan, South Korea ministers discuss tougher measures against North Korea

Yun is expected to hold talks with at least 15 foreign ministers, during which he is expected to draw out support from the global community to put additional sanctions and pressure on North Korea for its fifth nuclear test conducted on September 9 in its Punggye-ri test site in North Hamgyong Province.

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Russian Federation did not voice concern about Syria strike: US Defense Department

Russia's Defense Ministry said that more than 60 Syrian troops were killed in four airstrikes near the city of Deir al-Zour, the Interfax news agency reported. The truce does not include the Islamic State group, and the US -led coalition, Russian Federation and Syrian government forces have all been carrying out strikes against the extremist group.

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Chris Christie falsely claims Donald Trump dropped birther issue

People are going to be turned off by the Clinton/CBC actions. This remark is not new, though. "Even people you think you know extremely well, do you know their entire personality?" she asked during her 2000 Senate campaign. The more brutally Hillary mangles her own campaign, the more loudly they'll scream it. In some ways, Sanders' comments echo Trump, who also has ridiculed Obama's record by pointing to unemployment statistics.

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It's Confirmed: "Intel Inside" The New Apple iPhone 7

Slice Intelligence data reveals that Apple buyers prefer the iPhone 7 Plus more than the smaller iPhone 7 . The test may not be as long in duration as the soda and coffee, but it's an impressive feat and we never would have believed any smartphone would survive a salt water bath at all.

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LeEco to hold online shopping festival on Sep 19

LeEco has announced new EPIC919 SuperFans festival in India. The biggest testimonial of this is the Superphones and SuperTVs that have been introduced in India with breakthrough technology at a truly disruptive prices. The uptake of electronics products like TVs, mobile phones and home appliances is especially high during the festive season and LeEco through its Epic 919 SuperFans festival is looking at en-cashing the festive mood of the Indian consumers.

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Clinton condemns attacks in NYC, elsewhere

Other injuries were described as scrapes and bruises. New York Police Department Chief of Special Operations Harry J. Wedin tweeted for people to avoid the area . Without knowing the motivations behind the explosion it's premature to label the blast a terror attack, "unless you want to define terrorism as any violent act in an urban area", she said.

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Apple Launches watchOS 3 With All New Features

The Apple Watch has a crown you can twist to do things like zoom in and out of pics and scroll through long lists. Finally, WatchOS 3 can sync with MacOS Sierra, so the device automatically unlocks the computer when nearby. Because the dock features your most used apps, these will be always running in the background. You can make calls from the watch or activate Siri by just saying "hey, Siri ".

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Samsung working with safety commission post recall of Note 7 devices

They will turn in their unit and receive a loaner device from Samsung which they can use until new inventory of the Galaxy Note 7 arrives by next week. Scandinavian Airlines said on Saturday that it has prohibited passengers from using the Galaxy Note7 on its flights because of concerns about fires.


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