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Don King drops N-word in introducing Donald Trump in Ohio

Civil liberties groups have blasted the practice as targeting minorities and some investigators have questioned its effectiveness. I said, "I'm a Republicrat". In a radio interview Tuesday, Clinton had cited the need to address "systemic racism" and "implicit bias" in police forces - while praising "honorable, cool-headed police officers".

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Official recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s after explosion reports

Ltd. announced Friday it will resume the sale of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in its home country, South Korea, from September 28., according to a report by Reuters . On Monday, about 100,000 new devices will be made available in stores, after which Samsung will supply an additional 50,000-60,000 replacement phablets each day, delivering all of them by September 25, the official said on the condition of anonymity.

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Syria conflict: Air strike kills four medical workers

We are at a make or break moment. The former Cold War foes and much of the global community hailed the outcome, only to watch it unravel amid an upsurge in violence that even included an accidental US strike that killed more than 60 Syrian soldiers.

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South Korea Asks Samsung to Extend Galaxy Note 7 Refund

The green icon indicates that consumers have a new Note7 with a new battery deemed safe. The company likewise said about 25% of Note 7 owners in the USA have traded their devices, up from 13 percent a week ago when Samsung began making replacements available.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned on Nigerian Airlines

South Korea's government is asking Samsung Electronics to extend the refund period for its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that have been subject to an unprecedented recall. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued an official recall on September 15. Only 18 per cent, or less than one in five, said they would stick with the Note 7.

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Syrian activists say airstrikes kill 23

The incident exposed rising tensions between the two architects of Syria's cease-fire deal, Russia and the U.S. The U.S. said it believed Russian or Syrian government jets were behind the attack that killed 20 civilians, and that either way it held Russia responsible because under the truce deal Moscow was charged with preventing airstrikes on humanitarian deliveries.

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Scientists Write Open Letter On the Importance of the Paris Agreement

Thirty more countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact's chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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Trump's Views On Climate Change Are Still Stirring Up Controversy

Sri Lanka on Wednesday (Sep 21) formalized its pledge to fight climate change, with President Maithripala Sirisena depositing its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in NY. In her maiden speech to the UN General Assembly last night (Tuesday), Theresa May said the United Kingdom continues to "play our part in the worldwide effort against climate change".

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Tropical Storm Lisa holds steady in Atlantic

The hurricane center's official forecast track takes the storm close to Bermuda on Saturday. To the east of Karl was Tropical Storm Lisa , which has gained strength over the last 24 hours in the eastern Atlantic. Tropical Depression Karl's maximum sustained winds were also holding steady at near 35 mph (55 kph), but the storm's forward speed had dropped from 14 mph (22 kph) to 9 mph (15 kph).

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Horse named Mercy freed from septic tank by rescue workers

Mercy was able to stand on her own after the rescue and was munching on grass, according to the sheriff's office. Just before 3 p.m. crews were able to pull her from the water-filled tank. The team used specialized equipment and conversed with the St. Johns rescue unit commander before crew freed the animal within 15 minutes. "God gave me mercy and blessed me with her".

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Allergan's Buying Spree Rolls On

Under the terms of the deal, Allergan will pay $28.35 a share, and up to $49.84 if Tobira reaches certain sales and regulatory goals. Allergan announced earlier Tuesday that it is buying Tobira Therapeutics Inc . The lower price values Tobira at about $533 million, nearly six times its market capitalization of $89 million - even if the liver drug maker doesn't hit the goals.

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Syria 'hanging on by a thread': John Kerry

Mr Johnson told the BBC that "this is not a civil war going on in Syria, this is a proxy war" as he was asked whether the suggestion that Russian Federation may have committed a war crime made the prospect of reviving a ceasefire more hard.

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Red Hat shares rally on earnings beat, outlook

The insider owns 70,315 shares as of May 2, 2015, now worth $5328471. The company has a market capitalization of $13.95 billion, a PE ratio of 67.58 and a beta of 1.32. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Also, EVP Delisa Alexander sold 2,395 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 19th.

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Google launches Allo, bets on AI to spice up chats

The app will have an ability to predict the kind of answers you might reply to a friend's message. It's like having your own chat assistant that knows how you would commonly respond. "The Google Assistant - available as a preview - is the marquee feature of Allo and can be brought up directly in any thread by typing "@google".

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Google Allo Review: Messaging and AI, With Limitations

But it went a step beyond this and created a mode within Google Allo called Incognito . Google Allo is designed in such a way to bring the Google Now assistant directly into the conversations. The possibilities are vast, ranging from a simple request for information to asking Google to send a joke or poem on a daily basis. For instance the feature will respond to messages with just a tap like sending "yup" in response to a friend who asks "Are you on your way?" Going beyond text ...

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Countries Ratify Paris Climate Agreement

The treaty will officially come into force 30 days after both thresholds have been met, meaning there are a few weeks for countries covering around seven per cent of emissions to ratify the deal if it is to be finalised in Marrakesh. The likes of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking and prolific astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson have supported the pact written by 375 members of the US National Academy of Sciences , which basically says that a vote for Trump is a vote against the environment.

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The Paris Climate Agreement Just Passed a Major Milestone

Their combined emissions will take us well past the required amount for the agreement to enter into force", Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at an event on the sidelines of the high-level U.N. Its also rattling scientists. Ben Santer, another organizer and a climate scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, pointed out that a withdrawal could send a poor message to other countries that have not yet committed to the agreement, suggesting that climate change "isn't a real ...

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Paris climate deal draws closer after United Nations event

Image: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon holds up a smart phone as he addresses the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., September 20, 2016. These agreements often take a long time to go into action, but this particular one was pressing because of Trump's plan to withdraw if elected president.

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I reversed birther stance 'to get on with' campaign

John Podesta, Clinton's campaign chairman, said he doesn't think Trump will be sufficiently prepared. Clinton has been unable to break through the cacophony of attacks and counter attacks she and Republican nominee Donald Trump have been yelling at each other.

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Paris climate deal poised to come into force

Paul Ehrlich, a conservation biology professor at Stanford who signed the letter , said he doubted it would have an impact, given the well-funded efforts underway to “denigrate the peoples opinions of science.” But he said scientists “must make every single effort” they can to protect human civilization from an “existential risk.”.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Now Available

But Liu's devotion was shaken by the Korean tech giant's confusing response to its latest product safety scare. While the company is ready with replacements of Note 7 devices that it earlier sold in the United States, a report in USA Today quoted a recent survey by SurveyMonkey saying a third of those surveyed who own the phone have said they will opt for a refund rather than a replacement model.

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Shootings in Charlotte during second night of protests

Several hundred protesters rallied on Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina , where authorities braced for a possible second night of unrest after the fatal police shooting of a black man who officers said had refused their orders to drop a handgun.

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2 alligators caught, killed after homeless man attacked

The alligator was last seen under a US 1 overpass, a favorite fishing spot for the homeless community. Melbourne police say they got the call of a man injured under the Crane Creek Bridge on USA 1 about 9:15 a.m. Authorities say the man was conscious but in pain when he was taken to a hospital. "And I saw a gator about 100 yards this way". Alligator attacks in the area are rare, Lynch said.

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Chinese company hacks Tesla car remotely

A research group from Keen Security Lab, Tencent's research division, demonstrated through a video a remote vulnerability for the Model S. The organization reported it to the automaker before publishing the video earlier today. Tesla is anticipated to release its next vehicle, the Model 3, in 2017. Notable in the video - aside from how much fun these guys clearly are having messing with the auto - is that they could do it without physical contact with the vehicle, which they said ...

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Air Force identifies pilot who died in U-2 crash

Before the U-2 plane went down in the Sutter Buttes shortly after 9:05 a.m., the two pilots onboard ejected from the aircraft, Airmen Tristan D. Viglianco said. In 2012, the Air Force said it had spent $1.7 billion over eight years to modernize the aircraft with new flight and surveillance technology. Although the incident sparked fresh concerns about the aging spy aircraft's safety, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing's commander said the reconnaissance flight will continue unharmed.

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One Person Killed During Black Lives Matter Protests in Charlotte

The Charlotte violence unfolded as demonstrators in Tulsa, Oklahoma, called for the arrest of a police officer there who was seen in widely viewed videos shooting to death an unarmed black man who had his hands in clear view at the time. After listening to remarks made by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney today, we have more questions than answers about Keith's death. "It's time to change the narrative, because I can tell you from the facts that the story is a little bit different as ...

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Samsung Recalls Galaxy 7 Note Smartphones

SAMSUNG has been ordered to recall a million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after a spate of battery fires that has seen the device burn users, blow up a auto - and even been banned from planes. "We are expediting replacement devices so that they can be provided through the exchange program as conveniently as possible and in compliance with related regulations", the statement added.

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Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago

Almost everyone outside Africa descended from an exodus that occurred between 40,000 and 70,000 years ago, but recent archaeological findings and climate models suggest that migrations of modern humans from Africa began at least 100,000 years ago.

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Mobile & AT&T Galaxy Note 7 Battery Icon Updates Rolling Out

Samsung posted a guide which shows users what to look for in a safe or fire-prone battery. The recall, which affects 1 million phones in the USA, was issued because of widely reported instances of Note7 smartphones overheating and even exploding because of a battery problem confirmed by Samsung .

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Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire

The software will showcase a green battery icon that will clearly identify the device as a Galaxy Note7 replacement and will indicate that the product has been battery checked and is safe for use. Rival carrier Sprint's website also showed the Note 7 available for order, providing a list of stores where customers can pick up a new handset by appointment.

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Another big cable company says it wants to do cellphones too

Comcast said Tuesday that it would launch a wireless service by the middle of 2017 that runs on its own Wi-Fi as well as Verizon's network. This includes hotspots in public locations such as coffee shops as well as those in customer homes which feature an optional "guest mode" for sharing the internet connection with other people.

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Indian claim of ceasefire violation rejected

The latest infiltration bid comes as New Delhi and Islamabad are locked in a bitter diplomatic war of words following the Uri terror attack, which India has blamed on militants from Pakistan. "They were intercepted and the infiltration bid was foiled", an Indian military spokesman had said. "The fire was returned", the Army said but gave no further details.

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Obama declares new marine reserve at Oceans summit

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama said Thursday that he created the Atlantic Ocean's first national monument because the planet can not be protected without trying to safeguard its oceans. "We anticipate the offshore lobster industry will be affected to the tune of about $10 million per year", he said. "It's a big blow to us". Environmentalists say that the oceans are crucial but often neglected parts of the world ecosystem, and can serve as bellwethers for greater systemic problems.

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Syrian airstrike hits medics responding to earlier humanitarian convoy bombing

While the USA and Russian Federation have previously butted heads over several proposed resolutions critical of the Syrian government, Wednesday's agenda didn't even include a suggested course of action. Later the United Nations said all it could confirm was that the convoy was attacked. Russian Federation and the USA would then share intelligence to coordinate air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and other hardline militants.

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Emirates to charge extra for selecting seat in advance

The new fees apply to economy class special and saver fares but will not apply to economy class flex and flex plus, business class and first class fares. Dubai carrier Emirates Airline is to begin charging for advanced seat selection on certain economy class fares from October 3. It added: "Children below the age of two and accompanying passengers on the same booking will be exempted from the fee.


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