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Rescuers search collapsed buildings in Italy

Rescuers search collapsed buildings in Italy

The first quake at 7:10 p.m., with a magnitude of 5.4, sent residents into the streets under heavy rain - which authorities said likely saved lives by getting people outside ahead of the second, much more powerful quake. In Rome , some 230 kilometers (145 miles) southwest from the epicenter, centuries-old palazzi shook and officials at the Foreign Ministry evacuated the building. Read More

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Sunny and Warm this Weekend

A cold front will arrive late Saturday bringing more seasonable temperatures to the area on Sunday . Friday nigh expect partly cloudy skies and light winds from the East. Mostly cloudy skies will move into the area Thursday night as temperatures fall to a low of about 49. Wednesday , sunny, with a high near 77. Read More

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Donald Trump takes rare swipe at Michelle Obama

Donald Trump takes rare swipe at Michelle Obama

Barack denied that Michelle's comment was directed at the Clintons , and Michelle's spokesperson said, "The only family Mrs. Obama was talking about was the Obama family". She touched on her now infamous Wall Street speeches, leaked by WikiLeaks, telling the crowd: "Usually, I charge a lot for speeches like this". TiVo reported that the moment Donald Trump talked about how "nobody has more respect for women than I do" - and Wallace had to shush some audience members from laughing - was ... Read More

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Bob Dylan book sales soar after Nobel announcement

Local experts say this puts a spotlight on the city, which is now home to Dylan's archives. The announcement was met with gasps in Stockholm's stately Royal Academy hall, followed - unusually - by some laughter. what, six decades of history?" "Well, I try my best, To be just like I am, But everybody wants you, To be just like them". After Dylan, there was poetry set to music in dozens of songs, from early works such as " Ballad of a Thin Man " and " Mr. Read More

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Did it crash or land? Search on for Europe's Mars craft

Before reaching the Martian atmosphere, mission control in Germany lost contact with the craft. What's more, it appears the thrusters fired for just a few seconds, instead of the intended 30. In spite of minor problems with receiving telemetry data from EDM after deployment, everything seemed to work fine, and ESA specialists in Darmstadt were waiting to confirm, that ESA and Roscosmos reached Mars with TGM and with EDM. Read More

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Reviewed: The Single Most Important Reason to Consider the Google Pixel Phone

And the BIG factor here is Google's new Google Assistant! It appears that Verizon has already started shipping pre-orders, but we've yet to hear any news from the Google Store . Pixel smartphone is installed with latest Android 7.1 Nougat while Nexus 6P is upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat. On the white glass portion are the camera , the flash and laser focus modules and the round fingerprint sensor, and right towards the lower part is the "G" which defines the device as being from Google. Read More

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Apple Mac event scheduled for Oct. 27, says report

Don't worry; Apple has a solution. Of course, you'll still need to resort to some sort of USB 3.0 adapter since the majority of peripheral devices still use the traditional standard. There have been rumors regarding the specs and features that the new MacBook Pro 2016 will possess, and it points to the possibility that the new Apple laptop will blow away competition from the marker. Read More

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Greenhouse Gas Deal a Good Step, But Not Nearly Enough: Scientists

Under the deal agreed in Kigali , HFC consumption in developed nations will peak by 2019, while China, Brazil and most other developing nations will follow suit by 2024. Benson Ireri, a senior policy adviser at aid group Christian Aid, said that all African countries had volunteered for the earlier deadline because they anxious about global warming pushing more of their citizens into poverty. Read More

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Amazon launches for-pay streaming music service

Amazon launches for-pay streaming music service

So it's perhaps safe to suggest Amazon sees the $7.99 Music Unlimited price point as a useful way to attract and renew subscribers ('members') to its wider Prime service. Finally, Amazon is selling an Echo plan so users can get the Alexa features in addition to those offered in its standard plans. Apple Music is home to many artist exclusives: It was the only place to find new albums by Drake and Frank Ocean their first few weeks of release, and you best believe it's where Taylor Swift's ... Read More

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Kigali Amendment reached to cut use of planet-warming HFCs

The new agreement will see three separate pathways for different countries. Richer countries are planning to make 10 percent cut from 2019, while China and Latin American countries will initiate the cut from 2024 only. The new agreement caps and reduces the use of HFCs in a gradual process. HFCs are now one of the world's fastest growing greenhouse gases, and, though their atmospheric concentration is far less than carbon dioxide's, they pack a much greater warming punch. Read More

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New Craters on the Moon Are Unveiled

New Craters on the Moon Are Unveiled

The number of new craters found by Speyerer and colleagues is greater than anticipated by standard impact-modeling rates used by lunar scientists. This churn, affecting the top 0.6 inches (two centimetres) of mostly loose moon dust, happens 100 times more frequently than previously thought, scientists reported . Read More

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Top Republican Ryan distances himself from Trump White House bid

Top Republican Ryan distances himself from Trump White House bid

That means he can't afford to let this week's trickle of defiant Republican lawmakers grow much larger. From his bully pulpit, Ryan is perhaps best-positioned to lead the party out of the ashes of a Trump defeat on November 8 . "Frankly, the only one that (President Barack) Obama negotiates well with is Paul Ryan with the budgets", he said. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., who also supported Ryan then, hinted in an interview with The Associated Press that he might not favor keeping Ryan ... Read More

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AT&T Might Stop Sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

However, the question about the phablet's safety has started once again after smoke started to emerge from a passenger's replacement Galaxy Note 7 just before takeoff on a Southwest Airlines flight. However, carriers like AT&T might feel they can no longer take chances on selling the Note 7 to the public, possibly kicking off a chain reaction that may see the device withdraw from the U.S. Read More

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