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Race intensifies between Trump and Clinton in battleground states

In a four-way race with Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Trump is up four, as noted in the Real Clear Politics average of daily tracking polls. To get to the 270 electoral votes to win, the Republican hopes t...

Amazon, Pandora music streaming service

Pandora has said it plans to begin selling both to users before the end of the year. One key point: the deals announced today cover the United States only, so Pandora will need expanded global agreements before it can launch its new offerings ...

Josh Richardson Suffers Partially Torn MCL

The Heat also outscored opponents by 3.1 points per 100 possessions with Richardson on the floor-a mark that was 0.7 points better than the team's net rating with him on the bench. As a rookie, Richardson came on strong by averaging 6.6 points, 2.1...

Several killed by earthquake in Tanzania: president's office

A statement from the Tanzanian president's office said that he was "shocked by reports of the quake that caused the death of many people, injury to others and destruction of property". The statement didn't provide specific figures on casualties. ...

What Blew Up Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket? -- Tech Roundup

Particularly puzzling, according to Musk, is "the quieter bang" heard right before the fireball. "May come from rocket or something else", Musk tweeted . "It typically takes nine to 12 months for people to return to flight". Musk, who also is CEO ...

SpaceX accident 'most difficult and complex' in its history

A $200 million Israeli communications satellite was destroyed in the blast, the second failed mission for technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's privately owned SpaceX in 14 months. Musk's company in May broke ULA's monopoly on flying US military and na...

Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

However, based on recent leaks , the PlayStation 4 Slim is a likely candidate. Come back to IGN on Wednesday (Thursday if you live in Australia!) to watch the conference streamed live on the site. We also hear Rockstar Games could be attending...

LG V20 official with dual rear cameras and Android 7.0 Nougat

LG has also teased the new flagship's exceptional audio experience which may bring high-quality 32 bit sound to this mobile device. This reduces the chance of a blurred shot due to camera shake when the button is pressed, the company says .

Green Party's Stein To Appear On Conn. Ballot

Stein delivered a speech, answered questions from the crowd and took a group selfie with supporters. In Virginia's 2012 presidential general election, Johnson received 0.8 percent of the vote as the Libertarian nominee and Stein received 0.2 percen...

Happy landings: 3 space station crew members back on Earth

Station commander Jeff Williams, with the U.S. space agency, and flight engineers Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka, both with Russia's Roscosmos agency, pulled away from the space station at 5:51 pm EDT/2151 GMT as the ships sailed 258 miles (415 ...

This Mercedes-Benz van will carry a fleet of delivery robots

Mercedes-Benz is looking at mounting automated flying drones onto a new line of electric vans as part of a 500 million-euro ($562 million) investment aimed at speeding delivery times for online orders. The sleekly-styled Vision Van features an all-el...

Ghana to experience partial solar eclipse today

Solar eclipse in turn has three types: total, annular and partial. To avoid nasty conditions like permanent eye damage and blindness, you should probably sport some protective eyewear (something a little more substantial than sunglasses) such as...

Facebook Messenger adds live video broadcasting

While both users are viewing an open Messenger conversation, tap on the video icon in the top right corner to start sharing real-time video. Part P-i-P, part conventional video chat, Instant Video is created to ride the coattails of live streamin...

Facebook introduces Instant Video for Messenger

Only then will the video button pulse, letting you know you can start an Instant Video . Readers: What are your thoughts on Facebook's introduction of Instant Video for Messenger? Instant Video requires that both users are running the most r...

Tony Romo Has Broken Bone in His Back, Is Out Indefinitely

Dallas coach Jason Garrett said: "We're going to monitor his condition day by day and we'll see how he feels going forward". But with head coach Jason Garrett telling reporters that Romo is now wearing a back brace, the timetable doesn't appea...

Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation

These types of studies are essential for NASA to understand how teams of astronauts will perform on long-duration space exploration missions, such as those required for human travel to Mars. Kim Binsted , principal investigator for the HI-SEAS, told ...

Green Party's Jill Stein in Louisiana While Clinton Fundraised with Cher

The first is that minor-party presidential candidates tend to fade down the stretch. If it were to happen nearly immediately, it could push Gary Johnson over the threshold for making the debates, and if he lays off the doobies before ascending th...

Ex-hostages say American stayed courageous amid torture in Syria

Former Islamic State ( Isis ) hostages have offered accounts of what they witnessed of the treatment of U.S. aid worker Kayla Mueller who was abducted by the terror group in 2013. On Aug. 23, her parents released a copy of an unpublished letter she w...

WhatsApp To Begin Sharing User Information With Facebook

You could soon be receiving WhatsApp messages from businesses and firms after the messaging app announced a changing of its privacy policy - the first change to its privacy policy since the company was bought by Facebook in 2014. WhatsApp's co...

Amazon starts car research and review site

But it could also help solidify Amazon's place as the search engine for shopping (much more than Google's own Google Shopping today), ensuring that customers start thinking about a purchase at Amazon first, even in the rare case the company doesn...

President Obama designates National Monument in Maine's North Woods

The deeds for the individual parcels were signed by Quimby as the grantor and by Rachel McManus, deputy realty officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, as the grantee. "Some local residents see her as a villain for clo...

Filipino Fisherman Reveals 75-Pound Pearl He Kept Hidden For A Decade

Maggay-Amurao's Facebook post about the discovery calls for locals and Filipinos everywhere to raise awareness about what might be the new world's largest pearl - and her efforts to have the giant pearl verified. A decade ago, an unidentified ang...

Honda working on 11-speed, triple-clutch automatic?

Honda has a patent application for a transmission that offers 11-forward gears and three clutches. The more gears you have, the more fuel you save or at least that is what the automakers are thinking as they continue to work on the transmission wit...

Best Buy reports surprise rise comparable-stores sales

QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) now has mean rating of 2.4 while 0 analyst have recommended the shares as "BUY", 0 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD". The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate ...

Office 365 is about to become even more useful thanks to AI

It originally debuted in August past year. The acquisition is meant to "accelerate intelligent experiences in Office 365", according to the post announcing the sale, from Rajesh Jha, Microsoft's corporate VP for Outlook and Office 365. Genee works...

Continental Resources to sell some Bakken assets for $222 million

Institutional Investors own 23.41% of Continental Resources shares. The valuation of Continental Resources, Inc . The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $42.28. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 3,7...

Can't stand on stool to break dahi handi: Raj Thackeray

We have heard Lord Krishna stealing makhan but we have not heard the Lord performing acrobatics", it said. In August 2014, The High Court had ordered that children below 18 years should not be allowed to participate in the dahi handi function and...

Google Nexus 2016 smartphones hit the FCC

The photo shows a glossy black phone with rounded edges, "glass and fingerprint scanner on the back". A new report has surfaced claiming that Google is getting ready to launch smartphones under its own brand name instead of the Nexus brand a...

Nvidia talks about new Pascal-based notebooks

Despite being the most powerful GPUs we've ever seen in gaming laptops, Nvidia claims that Pascal is able to deliver up to 30 percent more battery life than equivalent Maxwell-powered notebooks. We'll be reviewing individual laptops as and when the...

Hidden Figures reveals the brilliant women behind the Space Race

The preview shows the hard environment the women had to wade through during the civil rights era and prior to the women's liberation movement. They portray dynamic women who dared to defy gender roles and tear down racial barriers while keeping Ame...

Tesla removes 'autopilot' from China website after Beijing crash

In fact, several Tesla owners in China-including the owner of the Model S involved in the accident, Luo Zhen-say that sales staff have led shoppers to believe that Autopilot is a fully autonomous driving system. "Though a similar risk exists for the ...

The Next Step! The iPhone 7 May Be Completely Waterproof

Of course, just because the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are going to be much hotter than people assume doesn't mean we're happy Apple is recycling the same basic hardware design for another year. Other rumors mentioned that the new models of iPh...

Google Aims to Expand Its High Speed Wireless-Fiber Connection

The search giant has suspended build-out of some of its planned Google Fiber deployments, quite possibly because it is exploring lower cost wireless methods to bring broadband to USA homes and disrupt the incumbent telcos and cablecos. Reiger said ...

Final Fantasy XV worldwide launch officially delayed to November 29

This master version will also be playable at the soon to be held Gamescom event, right from the start of the game. Hopefully Square Enix can use a few additional months to give the game some more polish. This weekend, rumours began to circulate that ...

Pokemon Uranium Taken Down After Multiple Nintendo Notices

It happened with Star Wars: Galaxy in Turmoil , and now it's happening with Pokemon Uranium . The latest example of this is Nintendo issuing a "cease and desist" order against the developers of a fan-made pokemon game called 'Pokemon: "Uranium...

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Mount Etna, Europe's Largest Active Volcano, Erupts on Sicily

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Activision Blizzard Earnings: Call of Duty Sales Lag, Stock Gains on Buyback

Activision Blizzard Earnings: Call of Duty Sales Lag, Stock Gains on Buyback

The Actual EPS was $0.46 compared to the Estimated EPS of $0.39. Thus showing a Surprise of 91.7 percent. "14" Analysts are expecting that the company to declare next quarterly e...

Japan's Shinzo Abe criticized for 'golf summit' with Donald Trump

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Mark Moore, a 30-year veteran of NASA, has left the aeronautics agency for a seemingly more terrestrial business: ride-hailing giant Uber. Uber is having such a great time im...

Apple selects Bengaluru to set up its manufacturing base in India

Apple selects Bengaluru to set up its manufacturing base in India

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