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IOS 10.0.2 Released With Lightning Headphones Bug Fixed

This new feature should be coming in an update to iOS 10 but for now it's only available to beta testers like myself. You can download the 88.2 MB update in Settings General Software Update or via iTunes. The iPhone 7 has a greatly enhanced performance with its new chipset, even beating the iPhone 6s which is considered the best iPhone to date. The iPhone 7 is a step in the right direction. Read More

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Ted Cruz Endorses Former Rival Donald Trump

Ms Clinton has mostly led Trump in the poll during the 2016 campaign, though her advantage has narrowed since the end of the Democratic and Republican national conventions in July. The vast majority of calls coming into Cruz's office had turned increasingly negative in recent weeks with many voters urging him to support Trump to prevent a Clinton victory, according to Republicans familiar with the situation. Read More

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Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

This distance is 14 times the diameter of the moon's orbit around Earth, according to NASA . The giant exoplanet orbits the stars at a distance of 300 million miles. While data from the Kepler Space Telescope is more likely to reveal planets that orbit close to their stars, microlensing allows planets to be found at distances far from their host stars. Read More

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'Out of control' Chinese space station set to crash to earth

'Out of control' Chinese space station set to crash to earth

There's probably no reason to panic just yet. Most pieces of space junk burn up on re-entry, but because of its size, pieces of Tiangong-1 might reach the ground. Before China announced the space lab's upcoming demise, one astrodynamicist told Space.com that even if the orbit was wonky, the world shouldn't rule out the possibility that China was able to steer the craft. Read More

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United Kingdom to ratify climate pact this year

But its not quite there yet. The pact comprises emissions cuts that each of the world's almost 200 countries internally determined would be feasible. India (4%) and Russian Federation (8%) seem to be in less of a hurry. "The US is the second largest global emitter of global warming gases but its actions still rank first in terms of influence on the course of action taken by other countries", said Michael Oppenheimer, a climate expert at Princeton University, in an email to The Washington ... Read More

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31 countries sign Paris climate change agreement during UN General Assembly

The United Nations took a big step toward entering the Paris climate change agreement into force Wednesday when 31 countries submitted ratification paperwork. "I am confident that by the time I leave office, the Paris agreement will have entered into force". The U.N. called it a deliberate attack. "That doesn't guarantee that the next president will fully implement Paris", Meyer said. Read More

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A Cow With No Name: Google Blurs Bovine Face For Privacy

A Cow With No Name: Google Blurs Bovine Face For Privacy

Photos of a cow, whose face was blurred in Google Street View, have gone viral on social media. GOOGLE has caused hilarity on social media after a keen-eyed user spotted something odd on their street view app. In what looks like Friesian temperatures, the cow has an isolated area of fog around its face of the type usually reserved for preserving human's anonymity. Read More

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'Death Road' stands in way of crucial aid to Aleppo

Opening channels for humanitarian access across Syria was a key provision of the cease-fire plan brokered by the United States and Russian Federation. Russia , whose air force helped the Syrian government to blockade opposition-held Aleppo this summer, said on Wednesday it was preparing for the Syrian army and rebel fighters to begin a staged withdrawal from the road. Read More

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Japanese opposition party elects first female leader

Japanese opposition party elects first female leader

Born to a Japanese mother and Taiwanese father, the former TV announcer, ex-model and mother of twins was embarrassed this week when she discovered she held Republic of China (ROC) as well as Japanese citizenship. Other women recently to have made it big include LDP lawmaker Tomomi Inada, who is now defense minister, and Yuriko Koike, who was elected Tokyo governor. Read More

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Smart Speaker To Drop In UK On Sept. 14?

Smart Speaker To Drop In UK On Sept. 14?

It is created to be linked to third-party audio equipment via Bluetooth or a wired connection, and is marketed as a way to extend Alexa into additional rooms. If you're using smart home devices like the Nest thermostat or Philips Hue lighting, you can use Alexa to control your house. Alexa is now able to understand 3,000 commands, what the company calls "skills". Read More

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Xiaomi Mi 5s with 6GB RAM spotted online

Xiaomi Mi 5s with 6GB RAM spotted online

Obviously, both variants will have 5.7 inches wide displays, which puts them into phablet territory without a doubt, featuring Force Touch and QHD/1440×2560 pixels resolution. Storage-wise, this particular variant will have 256GB of UFS 2.0 storage. Phone Arena reports that the Xiaomi Note 2 apparently went through the 3C regulatory body of its home country, China, last week. Read More

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Cespedes, Lugo lead Mets to 10-3 win over Braves

Pierzynski on a single by T.J. Rivera in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Atlanta , Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. "He's getting hot at the right time ". Lugo didn't get alarmed or change his plan when he got in trouble in the fourth inning. "I just told myself not to do more than I was doing, they were all quality pitches and I wanted to keep making those pitches and one of them was bound to find one of our players. Read More

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SpaceX explosion reminds OSIRIS-REx team of risks

Tuesday and Wednesday, the science team meets to go over what will happen in the next 12 months and discuss activities once OSIRIS-REx arrives at the asteroid in 2018. Bennu itself is about 1,600 feet in diameter. OSIRIS-REx's long-awaited 34-day launch window opens September 8, shortly after 4 p.m., Arizona time. Read More

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Iconic 9/11 flag, missing for years, returns to New York City

Iconic 9/11 flag, missing for years, returns to New York City

Hours after the attacks, firefighters with the Fire Department of NY spotted a flag onboard the Star of America, a yacht docked at the marina near the World Trade Center. Brian, a marine who served in Iraq, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gave him the flag on Veteran's day in 2007. Initial DNA testing of the electrical tape on the flag's halyard was not encouraging, according to CNN . Read More

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