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  • OPEC agrees to cut production; oil prices surge

    OPEC agrees to cut production; oil prices surge

    The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( Opec ) shocked markets with a deal to cut oil output after kingpin Saudi Arabia allowed bitter rival Iran to be exempted, but analysts warned yesterday the move would not likely have a lasting impact.

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  • Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

    The trademark dispute is one of eight new cases the Supreme Court added to its calendar for the term that starts Monday. However, a federal law blocks the U.S. The band's request was declined after concerns were raised that its name is disparaging to Asian-Americans. In other cases it has registered trademarks for those same terms.

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  • Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in White House

    Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in White House

    As in Philadelphia, that phrase "her opponent" was the closest Obama came in her 30-minute speech to mentioning Republican candidate Donald Trump . Earlier this month, Trump acknowledged that President Obama was born in the United States but did not apologize for casting doubt on Obama's citizenship.

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  • U.S. Senate clears way for $1.15 bn weapons sale to Saudi

    U.S. Senate clears way for $1.15 bn weapons sale to Saudi

    President Obama is poised to take one of the biggest gambles of his final year in office by vetoing a popular proposal empowering the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia . It's an energy giant and it's an important counterpoint to the Iranian regime's intent to exert a stranglehold on the Middle East. While internationally there is no outright ban on white phosphorus, it has been sold by the U.S.to other countries under the condition that it only be used for the objective of creating ...

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  • African elephant population tumbles due to poaching

    With only 400,000 elephants left there, and 30,000 to 40,000 lost to poachers every year, the population's prognosis is dire, according to the newest African Elephant Status Report . "Only a total global ban and a closure of domestic markets will put an end to the poaching crisis". By the time today's children are grown adults, there may be no more wild elephants on the African continent.

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  • Pippa Middleton's phone hacked, thousands of photos stolen

    The security leak is said to include private photos of Middleton and her fiance, as well as of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, Prince George and Charlotte. According to the report in The Sun , the hacker said he was offering them to buyers in the United Kingdom first, adding: "There is of course a price for which im (sic) accepting offers of a minimum of 50,000 GBP".

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  • Aleppo bombardments hit bakery, damage hospitals: residents

    The Syrian Observatory also said government airstrikes killed 11 people in the eastern half of the city, while rebels shelled the government-held villages in the western half, Nubal and Zahraa. "But no incident, irrespective of whether it can be attributed or not, does justify what is going on in front of our own eyes: the unraveling of the cessation of hostilities and the simultaneous unleashing of unprecedented military violence affecting innocent civilians as well", he said.

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  • PlayStation Plus Free Games For October 2016

    PlayStation Plus Free Games For October 2016

    The ball arrived in Sony's court, with fans wondering what Sony would offer with its PlayStation Plus program, especially with its recent price increase of $60. PlayStation Plus went up in North America but is available for £39.99 in the UK. Resident Evil and Transformers are both more fast-paced games that will get your blood pumping, either through Resident Evil's zombie frights or Transformer's fast-paced combat.

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  • Coroner: Students' injuries in shooting not life-threatening

    Coroner: Students' injuries in shooting not life-threatening

    It is not clear whether the teacher was shot or whether she was injured some other way. "There were lives saved because of the teamwork demonstrated today", said Taylor Jones, Anderson County Emergency Services Coordinator. Witnesses on social media reported seeing dozens of emergency vehicles speeding up Highway 24 toward the school. Two local sheriff's departments responded, and deputies from Anderson County said they have a teenage suspect in custody.

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  • Several Dallas-area schools earn national Blue Ribbon status

    Several Dallas-area schools earn national Blue Ribbon status

    Also recognized were Westside Junior-Senior High in the Ar-We-Va School District in Westside in western Iowa, Franklin Elementary in the Le Mars School District and Indian Creek Elementary in the Linn-Mar School District in Marion. "I didn't believe it until we got it today". The Pylesville school was previously named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School in December. This letter grade is a result of the school performance on various assessments, its graduation rate, and the strength of the schools ...

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  • Ali Bongo to be sworn in as President of Gabon

    Ali Bongo to be sworn in as President of Gabon

    Taking place against a backdrop of tension, the swearing-in ceremony is set to take place at the seafront presidential palace in Libreville, according to the Presidency, which did not confirm the time of the event. The official results showed Bong receiving 95 percent of the vote in a province that saw a 99.9 percent turnout rate-results Ping's supporters dismissed.

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  • Clinton Earns Endorsement from Prominent Republican

    Clinton Earns Endorsement from Prominent Republican

    Warner served five terms as a Virginia senator. Clinton as a US senator from NY served on the Senate Armed Services Committee when Warner was its chairman. The former Armed Services chairman's endorsement of the Clinton-Kaine ticket shouldn't be particularly surprising. ".one thing about Candidate Clinton you've got to understand, she has always throughout her life prepared, done her homework, and studied", Warner said, mentioning that she often arrived early to hearings to meet the ...

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  • Development In Israel? Release Next September?

    Development In Israel? Release Next September?

    The iPhone 8 will definitely have a better camera, and there are rumors floating around that it will have an edgeless display. If Apple stays true to its history, the next smartphone will be unveiled in September 2017 - the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone.

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  • Amazon Updates Fire TV Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Alexa Voice Remote

    Amazon Updates Fire TV Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Alexa Voice Remote

    As an added encouragement to buy the new Fire TV Stick , Amazon is offering a bunch of streaming freebies for anyone in the USA who activates their device by October 31. The stick costs $40, the same price as the previous model, but now includes the voice remote, which used to cost an additional $10. The company is also improving the device's accessibility, adding support for the VoiceView screen reader.

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  • Ford introduces the European Fiesta ST with five doors

    Ford introduces the European Fiesta ST with five doors

    Also, what's wrong with a BMW 3 Series Touring? What was originally available in the United States market is now available in Europe after Ford launched the five-door Fiesta ST. Ford has sold more than 38,000 examples of the Fiesta ST in Europe since introducing the model in 2013, and it says a growing number of customers have been asking for a five-door version.

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  • In North Philly, Michelle Obama Rips Trump's Demeanor

    In North Philly, Michelle Obama Rips Trump's Demeanor

    Preparation matters". "People had all kind of questions of what kind of president Barack would be", Michelle Obama said. Later Wednesday, she appeared at a rally for the Democratic presidential nominee at the University of Pittsburgh , where she changed the wording to "grown-up".

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  • Australian state loses power in strong storm

    Australian state loses power in strong storm

    No power was flowing from Victoria into South Australia, said a spokesman for the Australian Energy Market Operator, which operates the power systems in southern and eastern Australia. Mr Frydenberg highlighted the underlying cause of the blackout was the weather. Strong winds remain in the forecast for the Adelaide area, and as of midnight on September 29, local time, the city was seeing wind gusts of around 40 miles per hour.

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  • Philippine leader due to visit China, Japan next month

    Duterte has had an uneasy relationship with the USA, which has criticized his crackdown on illegal drugs in which more than 3 ,000 people have died. Duterte said this week he will invite the United Nations chief and European Union officials to investigate his anti-drug effort, but only if he can question them in public afterward to prove their human rights concerns are baseless.

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  • Apple assures users iOS 10 update is safe after iPhone 'bricking' issues

    If you are facing a similar problem, try upgrading your device via iTunes. Everyone is complaining about this bricking issue on social media and about error messaging asking users to plug their device into PC or Mac. However, the company later said the issue has been fixed with iOS 10 .0.1 being automatically made available to users. Once done, you should be seeing a prompt in the iTunes which wil ask if you want to update or restore your iOS device.

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  • The N64 Emulator for Xbox One is No More

    It's not completely clear if there's any restrictions on which title you choose as your free one, but the post over on Xbox Wire explicitly mentions the likes of National Basketball Association 2K17, Destiny's Rise of Iron add-on, Forza Horizon 3 and FIFA 17 as popular contenders.

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  • Bombardment kills 30 civilians in Aleppo

    The pumping station supplying rebel-held parts of Aleppo was damaged on Thursday and subsequent strikes had made repairs impossible, the official added. "All we can expect from Aleppo if the Syrian government is intent on retaking it is. a slow, grinding, street-by-street fight, over the course of months, if not years, whereby the ancient city will be nearly completely destroyed", he warned.

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  • Samsung Delays South Korean Re-start Of Note 7 Sales

    Samsung Delays South Korean Re-start Of Note 7 Sales

    Due to the issues surrounding the recall, Samsung has reportedly delayed its plans to resume sales until October 1st to ensure that all defective Note 7's are returned or exchanged. A Samsung spokesperson has commented on the matter, and has claimed that these charging issues are completely unrelated to the battery on the device.

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  • GoPro launched New Action Cameras Karma Drone, Hero5

    GoPro launched New Action Cameras Karma Drone, Hero5

    The company is now also adding a subscription-based cloud computing services, called " GoPro Plus ", where Hero users can upload their videos, for $4.99 a month. Coming to the new Hero5 Session and Hero5 Black , the former will set buyers back by $299.99 and the latter by $399.99 only. GoPro on Monday took to the sky with a Karma drone with its first-person-action mini-cameras as part of a move to become a platform for modern-day storytelling.

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  • Pakistan makes nuclear promise over Indian 'aggression'

    Outlining India's focus for the UNGA session, India's envoy to the UN Syed Akbaruddin had said that terrorism is the "primary concern" for India as well as for nations across the world. To shelter terrorists has become their calling card. But when we extended hand of friendship unconditionally what we got in return were terror attacks.

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  • Iran dims hopes for deal on output freeze this week

    Several OPEC sources told the news agency that Iran wants to boost production up to about 4.1 to 4.2 million barrels per day while other OPEC Gulf members want the country's output to stay below 4 million bpd. For months, rumors have circulated that producers may freeze or cut production levels in an effort to stimulate oil prices. That would remove about half of the kingdom's 1 million barrel-a-day increase in output since it led OPEC's push to defend market share in 2014.

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  • US President Obama vetoes 9/11 victims bill

    US President Obama vetoes 9/11 victims bill

    The Bill's proponents disputed Mr Obama's rationale, arguing the measure is narrowly tailored and applies only to acts of terrorism that occur on USA soil. Several Arab nations, mainly from the Gulf, had voiced their disapproval of the Congress bill passed two weeks ago. The House had earlier approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue the Government of Saudi Arabia.

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  • Apple iPhone7 sales tanking in Europe

    Apple iPhone7 sales tanking in Europe

    On Friday, Apple stock fell 1.7% after news reports citing data from research firm GfK pointed to weak iPhone 7 sales in Europe. While some shipping times sit in early October, others (Jet Black iPhone 7 Plus) have seen their shipping times pushed into November.

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  • Congress deadlocked over funding bill as government shutdown looms

    Congress deadlocked over funding bill as government shutdown looms

    The Hill.com reports Senate Democrats blocked the short-term funding bill that would carry the government through to December 9 because no financial aid for Flint, Michigan was included in the legislation. If the continuing resolution fails, as it is expected to do, Democrats are calling on Republican leadership to give in to some of their demands. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said last week that he sees Flint as "more of a local government issue", and he wasn't much more reassuring ...

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  • Houston transit officer quits, other cleared in beating

    Houston transit officer quits, other cleared in beating

    Bumpers said that after Warren and another officer at the scene, identified as Daniel Reynoso, reported a use-of-force incident, a supervisor reviewed video taken by security cameras at the station. Giles told a local media outlet, "I thought he pulled a gun out". 'He hit me so hard, he knocked me to the ground, so the first couple licks, he's just standing over me going bom, bom, bom making some noise'.

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