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Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

She told CNN: "My work as secretary of state was not influenced by any outside forces". She testified: "There was nothing marked classified in my emails". An organization working with AIDS is naturally going to approach the Clinton Foundation. An Associated Press report Tuesday found more than half of the non-government officials who met with Hillary Clinton during the first half of her t... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Dragon CRS-9 cargo ship departs from ISS in space

SpaceX Dragon CRS-9 cargo ship departs from ISS in space Dragon delivered numerous science experiments on July 20 that space station astronauts immediately unloaded and began working on. This research focuses on how the microgravity environment affects the human heart, and how these impacts may vary from person to person. [Full Article...]

Yes, Stranger Things' Upside Down was totally inspired by Silent Hill

Yes, Stranger Things' Upside Down was totally inspired by Silent Hill Stranger Things has also served as a comeback vehicle for actress Winona Ryder, who plays the mother of a boy who goes missing. Stranger Things is undeniably a hit, whether we know the precise numbers or not. Aaron Paul may be a voice behind Netflix's animated smash BoJack Horseman , but it turns out he's been binging another series on the streaming hub: supernatural thriller Stranger Things . [Full Article...]

Would-be bomber fails to detonate in Indonesian church

Would-be bomber fails to detonate in Indonesian church The man kept running toward the priest who was giving a sermon with a burning backpack, as the shocked congregation chased and captured him before calling police. Tarigan added churchgoers also noticed paraphernalia with symbols resembling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) logo among the belongings of the perpetrator in the church. [Full Article...]

Apple Plans New IPhone Model With Sony's FeliCa Chip

Apple Plans New IPhone Model With Sony's FeliCa Chip Japanese iPhone users will be the first to enjoy the tap-to-pay feature of iPhone 7 when the newest of the iPhone devices will be released in Japan next month. Multiple sources now pinpoint one of two dates that the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will go on sale and the latest news indicates Apple plans to hold an iPhone 7 event just after Labor Day. [Full Article...]

Singapore becomes first country to get self-driving taxis

Singapore will soon have a self-driving taxi service operated in the city-state; the world's first self-driving taxis started in Singapore today (25 August) as nuTonomy offers its service to the public for the first time. Separately, Google parent Alphabet announced in May that it is partnering Fiat Chrysler in expanding its fleet of self-driving vehicles, which it hopes will hit the road by ... [Full Article...]

Asteroid Redirect Mission OK'd - Does NASA Know Something We Don't?

Asteroid Redirect Mission OK'd - Does NASA Know Something We Don't? Kitted out with a lidar altimeter, visible-IR spectrometers and a trio of cameras, the "OSIRIS-REx" mission (short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer) is aiming to generate new insights into planet formation and the origin of life on Earth . [Full Article...]

Katie Ledecky throws out first pitch as Nats host Orioles

Katie Ledecky throws out first pitch as Nats host Orioles This time it came after a video tribute to the local Olympic hero, which included a clip of her world record-shattering victory in the 800-meter freestyle. With her hands now free, Ledecky delivered a strike to relief pitcher Shawn Kelley behind the plate. "It'll probably be the longest break I'll take in the next four years", she said. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas reps zero in on two sites for proposed Raiders stadium

Las Vegas reps zero in on two sites for proposed Raiders stadium The Oakland Raiders' potential move to Las Vegas gained additional steam Thursday, as the franchise filed three trademarks for "Las Vegas Raiders". If that happens, the Raiders could end up staying in Oakland or possibly moving to Los Angeles, or moving to some city where Mark Davis has close relatives. [Full Article...]

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to speak in Detroit

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to speak in Detroit Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks during the "Politicon" convention in Pasadena, California, on June 25. Addressing the report that Hillary Clinton met with donors to the Clinton Foundation during her time as secretary of state, Johnson said there is an "implication" of a "pay-to-play" arrangement. [Full Article...]

Windsor mayor believes storm was tornado; Environment Canada assessing

Windsor mayor believes storm was tornado; Environment Canada assessing He says the maximum width of damage for the tornado that hit LaSalle is between 250 m to 300 m wide, while the length has of the tornado track has been recorded at 2 km. He says 311 is taking calls from residents who are dealing with the aftermath. "The first report the Weather Centre received of a tornado in LaSalle was around 7:20 PM, a good 14 minutes after the tornado had already hit". [Full Article...]

Some of the best additions Google has made to Android 7.0 'Nougat'

The update will be available on Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One). In addition, users who enrolled their device in the Android Beta Program will soon be receiving the final version of Google's latest mobile operating system. [Full Article...]

Earth's twin beckons: Scientists say planet proves it's a 'Star Trek' universe

The planet, dubbed for now Promixa B, was discovered by an global team led by astronomer Guillem Anglada-Escudé at Queen Mary University of London. Proxima b is only four light years away from Earth and Professor Abraham Loeb, from Harvard University, has raised the possibility of humans one day colonising the planet. [Full Article...]

Campaign's Rising Rent at Trump Tower Came as Space Expanded

Campaign's Rising Rent at Trump Tower Came as Space Expanded This wasn't problem when Donald was spending his own money, but the RNC source says it might come back to bite the A-lister in the butt. Earlier in the day, Trump told Fox News he advocates for a "fair but firm" process. We mean, it's not like they need the extra funds for more staffers as it's actually said Donald and his team have fewer people on the payroll these days. [Full Article...]

First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore

We're building Momentum: an all killer, no filler event this November. Nutonomy is one of several companies racing to launch self-driving vehicles, with automakers and technology firms striking new alliances. Yes, the makers of this taxi have taken the permission from the Singapore government to trail driverless taxi in a specific area of Singapore . The trial will be available in the one-nor... [Full Article...]

HP Inc. tops Street third quarter forecasts but outlook clips stock

HP Inc. tops Street third quarter forecasts but outlook clips stock The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company compared to the sales or total assets figures. The company now anticipates non-GAAP earnings per share in the $1.59-$1.62 band (mid-point: $1.605), compared with the previous guidance of $1.59 to $1.65 (mid-point $1.62). [Full Article...]

Dahi Handi: Govindas Protest Against SC Order In Mumbai

Dahi Handi: Govindas Protest Against SC Order In Mumbai The apex court had yesterday made it clear that no human pyramid could cross 20 feet in height, concerned over casualties and injuries suffered by "Govindas", as participants are known, in previous years. The police intervention forced the organisers to reduce the height of the "dahi-handi", which was strung up this morning at 49 feet. With over 3,300 mandals (organising units) arranging "dahi... [Full Article...]

Seal hitches lift on boat to escape killer whales

In the video , posted below ( WARNING: some users may find language used in the video offensive) a small seal is seen scrambling up onto the rear deck of a boat as orcas swim nearby. However the whales eventually gave up and, amazingly, the seal was able to get away. Templeman, who has been whale watching for 20 years, said he hasn't seen an orca hunt this extreme. [Full Article...]

Hyundai Tucson to launch in India in October-November period

Hyundai Tucson to launch in India in October-November period The petrol engine has capacity of 1,999cc with maximum power of 152ps@6200 and maximum torque of 19.6@4,000. The diesel variant of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra ranges between Rs. The petrol engine returns a mileage of 14.59km/l when paired with the 6-speed manual gearbox, and 14.62km/l when paired to the 6-speed automatic gearbox. [Full Article...]

NASA just found a spacecraft that's been lost for two years

NASA just found a spacecraft that's been lost for two years NASA lost contact with STEREO-B on October 1, 2014 , and it successfully used its Deep Space Network to connect with it again, noted the space agency . STEREO-B was cut off from NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN ) since October 2014. NASA chose to angle the antennas away and put both crafts in a year-long safe mode until it was safe to communicate with Earth again. [Full Article...]


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