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Serbia seal World Cup berth with 1-0 win over Georgia

Serbia seal World Cup berth with 1-0 win over Georgia While Kosovo is eliminated from a chance at participating in the next World Cup, Iceland is still in a fight for a first-place finish with two other teams. The Italians ended five points behind Spain . Sigurdsson also set up the second for Johann Berg Gudmundsson midway through the second half as Iceland completed the campaign by winning their final three games, proving their run to the quart... [Full Article...]

Loon Internet Balloons to Launch in Puerto Rico

Loon Internet Balloons to Launch in Puerto Rico The Loon team has reportedly secured spectrum rights from wireless networks operating in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands good for at least six months. Its main goal is to provide mobile connectivity to disaster and rural areas through weather balloons with fitted with cell radios. By using multiple balloons that float through the air, cell users' signals can jump from one balloon t... [Full Article...]

Drug war to continue despite drop in Duterte ratings, says Palace

Drug war to continue despite drop in Duterte ratings, says Palace Based on SWS methodology for net trust ratings, a score of 70 and above is considered excellent, 50 to 69 is very good, 30-49 good and 10-29 moderate. Another 2,000 homicide cases are suspected to be drug-related, while almost 10,000 other homicide cases are under investigation. Braving the rain, hundreds of supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte gathered at a rally Saturday afternoon in Centra... [Full Article...]

Forecast: Clear skies today, rain possible late Monday

Forecast: Clear skies today, rain possible late Monday Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Thursday , a chance of showers. The heavy rainfall could possibly cause flooding in low-lying areas. Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday night - Rain likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers or drizzle between 8pm and 1am. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

How will Hurricane Nate affect gasoline prices?

How will Hurricane Nate affect gasoline prices? Even with gas prices falling, it's still much higher than a year ago. Gasoline prices are falling quickly now that the Texas Gulf Coast's refining complex almost is back to normal after Hurricane Harvey struck in late August. Anchorage- $2.84/g, down 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.85/g. "Gasoline supply has continued to improve, and as temperatures begin to feel more fall-like, deman... [Full Article...]

GM acquires LIDAR specialist Strobe

GM acquires LIDAR specialist Strobe GM says it bought Strobe Inc., of Pasadena, Calif., for a small but undisclosed sum. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cruise Chief Executive Kyle Vogt said in a blog post announcing the acquisition that he saw Strobe's technology as a cornerstone to mass-manufactured autonomous vehicles. [Full Article...]

You Can Now Hack the SNES Classic to Add More Games

And that's before we start talking about the potential to break your SNES Classic Edition by using hacked software to add games. If a game is giving you trouble (or if you want to side-load a NES Classic game onto your SNES), you can use a tool called RetroArch to convert a particular game to run. [Full Article...]

Benchmarks show your iPhone might not be slowing down over time

Many users blame Apple for it, saying that the company does it on goal to encourage users to buy the new phones. While it's true that older devices generally get slower over time, fairly recent models like the iPhone 6s are still a fantastic performers. [Full Article...]

The Trump Administration Says It Will Axe Obama's Signature Climate Rule

The Trump Administration Says It Will Axe Obama's Signature Climate Rule Several states immediately challenged the rule, alleging the environmental agency had overstepped its authority. Colorado has already set its own ambitious goals to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions outside of the Clean Power Plan. "It's a wow", she said. Pruitt will also ask the public for comment on what a replacement rule should look like, but the EPA has not offered a timeline. [Full Article...]

84-year-old senator Dianne Feinstein is running for re-election next year

84-year-old senator Dianne Feinstein is running for re-election next year Feinstein, who was the mayor of San Francisco for a decade before her Senate career, has been among the most outspoken voices on issues like gun violence and torture during her long legislative tenure. She is the top Democrat on the Senate judiciary committee. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has turned the debate after the horrific massacre in Las Vegas by shooter Stephen Paddock "into a Christmas tre... [Full Article...]

With no elaboration, Trump talks of 'calm before the storm'

With no elaboration, Trump talks of 'calm before the storm' Then on Saturday afternoon, Trump once again got people anxious by bluntly stating that "only one thing will work" when it comes to dealing with North Korea because efforts at diplomacy have failed . The president was also forced to address reports that he had a major falling out with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , to which he said, they had "a very good relationship". [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 17 forms in the deep Atlantic

Tropical Depression 17 forms in the deep Atlantic This system is not expected to impact any land areas. At 5 a.m, the center of Tropical Depression #17 was located about 875 miles west-southwest of the Azores. Yesterday Nate made landfall in MS as a Category 1 hurricane, and rapidly weakened thereafter. It was the first hurricane to make landfall in the state since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. [Full Article...]

Hotel security guard who approached shooter's room hailed for bravery

Hotel security guard who approached shooter's room hailed for bravery Since Paddock had blocked stairwell doors leading to the hallway outside his room, Campos had to use the elevator to try and find the shooter who was firing on the crowd below. "Any one of us could have been in the position he was in", Rodriguez wrote . "His bravery was awesome", Lombardo added. "His bravery was unbelievable because he remained with our officers, providing them the key pass t... [Full Article...]

Hamas names mastermind of attacks on Israelis as deputy

Hamas names mastermind of attacks on Israelis as deputy The demand comes after more than a decade of division between Abbas' Fatah party, which controls the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, and its rival Hamas, which has de facto governed the besieged Gaza Strip since it took control of the coastal enclave after a 2007 putsch. [Full Article...]

Jaish Chief Khalid killed in brief encounter at Kashmir's Baramulla

Jaish Chief Khalid killed in brief encounter at Kashmir's Baramulla An officer of the BSF was killed in the attack on the BSF camp and eight security force personnel lost their life in the terror attack at the Pulwama police lines. "Khalid was leading a ring of 25 terrorists, 20 Pakistanis and 5 locals, who were targeting high-valued security establishments", top police official said. [Full Article...]

Man charged with spray-painting Columbus statue in West Side park

Man charged with spray-painting Columbus statue in West Side park The monument, which sits in the center of Columbus Circle in Midtown Manhattan, is under 24/7 guard by NY police in advance of Columbus Day, the increasingly controversial federal and state holiday, according to Newsweek . Aguirre said people have been protesting the statue for years, and his next step is to speak with city council about taking it down. " Columbus is routinely vilified as ... [Full Article...]

Delhi Police rules out racial angle in Nigerian man's thrashing

Delhi Police rules out racial angle in Nigerian man's thrashing In the disturbing video which is said to be shot on September 24, the Nigerian national can be seen screaming and pleading for mercy but nobody came for his help. The police say after he was treated in a hospital, he was produced before a judge who sent him to jail. "We received a complaint against a Nigerian national over attempted burglary on September 24". [Full Article...]

Imperious Nadal crushes Kyrgios to claim his sixth title of season

A frustrated Kyrgios then fended off five break-point chances for Nadal but was soon remonstrating with the umpire and was heard saying "It's one call, it changes the match". Kyrgios, who lies 20th in the Race to London standings, will now face a tough challenge if he wants to compete in London with only the top eight players featuring at the O2. [Full Article...]

Video shows man clinging to moving school bus

Video shows man clinging to moving school bus When the bus driver refused to let him in, police say he jumped on. A school bus was sitting in traffic next to the vehicle of 68-year-old Leverne Doran Thursday afternoon, according to Baltimore County Police. Video posted to social media shows the man hanging onto the front of the vehicle, yelling at the driver to "open the door", before slamming his fist on the hood of the moving vehicle. [Full Article...]

Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail

Although Google has made no official statement since its earlier denial, The Washington Post reports company sources describing new evidence. Google is the world's largest online advertisement platform. The ads appear not to be from the same Russian trolls from the Internet Research Agency that advertised on Facebook. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment. [Full Article...]


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