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Man wanted in Sask. murder and shooting of BC Mountie located Man wanted in Sask. murder and shooting of BC Mountie located
- October 13, 2016

The officer was shot Tuesday as police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in a theft near the town of Golden. According to the police, Thunderblanket is a murder suspect as well as an attempted murder suspect in Saskatchewan. Police say the situation escalated quickly, a vehicle was stolen at gunpoint and the suspect got away. "The RCMP has deployed as many resources as we can to locate this male, both because of his behaviour in Saskatchewan - there's warrants for his arrest - as ... (more...)
Friend says Derrick Rose has faulty memory Friend says Derrick Rose has faulty memory
- October 13, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP ) — The night after Derrick Rose and two of his friends had sex with his ex-girlfriend, he had a hunch she was going to claim they raped her, the National Basketball Association star testified. The Times in most cases does not name alleged victims of sexual assault. Rose concluded testimony under questioning by the plaintiff's attorneys Tuesday and was expected to give further testimony under his lawyers' questioning. (more...)
Tesla, SolarCity shares rise as merger looms Tesla, SolarCity shares rise as merger looms
- October 13, 2016

The media and users are just trying to guess what it is all about. Because of this, the trading period ended with Tesla's stock situated at $196.61. Otherwise, it could fall behind schedule on its plans for the Model 3 , which is expected to go into production in summer 2017, Rusch said. In a separate Tweet, he reaffirmed that Tesla and SolarCity won't need to raise equity or debt in the fourth quarter in order for the merger of the two companies to complete. (more...)
Samsung cuts profit by US$2.3 billion after killing Galaxy Note 7
- October 13, 2016

The company also cut its revenue estimate from 49 trillion won to 47 trillion won for the period. HI Investment and Securities said that the Note 7 discontinuance would have a negative effect on Samsung's brand image and credibility, expecting the effect on Samsung's earnings to continue by the end of next year. (more...)
New York Is Going to Get a Lot More Hurricanes Like Sandy New York Is Going to Get a Lot More Hurricanes Like Sandy
- October 12, 2016

Kopp and his team have forecasted that storms like Hurricane Sandy will be four times more frequent, concerning the uncontrolled gas emissions which harm the ozone layer and the shifting patterns of the winds. "The grand answer is that things are going to get worse by 2100", said Benjamin P. Horton from Rutgers' School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. (more...)
Clinton brings in Gore as closer on climate change
- October 12, 2016

Some of the details include generating enough renewable energy to power every home in America, with half a billion solar panels installed by the end of her first term, cutting energy waste in homes, schools, hospitals and offices by a third, and pushing to make American manufacturing the cleanest and most efficient in the world, and reducing American oil consumption by a third through cleaner fuels and more efficient cars, boilers, ships, and trucks. (more...)
Tesla Model 3: Low Price May Not Last Tesla Model 3: Low Price May Not Last
- October 12, 2016

There are no details as yet on when the entry Model X has been removed from Tesla's line up, the company is holding a press event next week for a new product so we may here more details about the Model X at this event. He predicted it would take two future software upgrades to get the doors to be "fully functioning". "In place of the coil spring suspension, Tesla has made the Smart Air Suspension a standard offering on the Model X". (more...)
New Trump ad questions Clinton's health New Trump ad questions Clinton's health
- October 12, 2016

She failed as secretary of state. 'Hillary Clinton failed every single time as Secretary of State. The ad contained video of Clinton coughing and collapsing outside a 9/11 memorial event. Clinton's campaign and personal doctor attributed to the incidents to a pneumonia diagnosis, from which the Democratic nominee reportedly took a few days off the campaign trail to recover. (more...)
Train service resumes after New Jersey crash
- October 11, 2016

NJ Transit partially restored service at the busy station on Monday following a tragic train crash that killed a woman and injured more than 100 other riders. The rail line said in a statement that most items were recovered from the scene of the crash, but some belongings have not been reached yet. An NJ Transit train leaves Hoboken Terminal on Monday as the station reopened eight of 17 tracks. (more...)
US not at war with Islam, says Hillary US not at war with Islam, says Hillary
- October 11, 2016

Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2016. "Muslims have to report the problems when they see them", Trump had previous commented, despite the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had clarified that they do come forward with information. While talking about immigration, the influx of refugees from conflict zones like Syria, Trump couldn't stop himself from saying that the refugees could prove to be America's "Trojan horse". (more...)
Is Any Note 7 Safe? Flight Evacuated After Replacement Starts Smoking
- October 11, 2016

The phone was a replacement issued to Green after Samsung was forced to globally recall the first batch of Galaxy Note 7 devices, when it received reports of the battery pack catching fire. The news could not have come at a worse time for Samsung . Once on board, he turned it off, and it was at that point that it began smoking-what he described as a "thick grey-green angry smoke"-and ultimately burned through the carpet". (more...)
Governor: Trains side-swiped each other, causing derailment Governor: Trains side-swiped each other, causing derailment
- October 11, 2016

Thirty-three people were injured after a LIRR train carrying 600 passengers was sideswiped by a worker train near New Hyde Park shortly after 9 p.m., causing three cars to derail. The second and third cars were hanging off the track, which is slightly elevated. Service on those branches was disrupted in the wake of a derailment east of New Hyde Park on Saturday night. (more...)
Second hurricane, Nicole, forms south of Bermuda: US monitor Second hurricane, Nicole, forms south of Bermuda: US monitor
- October 10, 2016

Nicole isn't expected to affect us here in the USA, but Matthew is forecasted to loop around making its way back towards the Bahamas and the southern tip of Florida later in the week (however that forecast is uncertain at this point for that time period). (more...)
Japan's Mount Aso Volcano Erupts, No Casualties Reported Japan's Mount Aso Volcano Erupts, No Casualties Reported
- October 10, 2016

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. Japan's meteorological agency has warned Kyushu residents to stay away after Mount Aso erupted . The volcano came to life in 2014 when it began spewing volcanic rocks and it last erupted a year ago , leading officials to ban travel within a mile of the mountain. (more...)
IPhone 7 Shipments Won't Be Enough To Revive Apple Inc. Sales IPhone 7 Shipments Won't Be Enough To Revive Apple Inc. Sales
- October 09, 2016

With Samsung set to announce the Galaxy S8 and likely the Galaxy Note 8 next year it makes sense for Apple to jump straight to the iPhone 8. Bharti Airtel director operations (India & South Asia) Ajai Puri, "We are delighted to roll out this exciting data offer for our users to allow them to get the most out of the wonderful iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus". (more...)
Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire
- October 09, 2016

Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the USA alone, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage, including fires in cars and a garage. More than 2.5 million Samsung Note 7s were shipped between its August 19 launch and its September 2 recall, including more than 50,000 to Australasia. (more...)
Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur
- October 09, 2016

The said creature was discovered by Brazilian paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price in 1953, but due to money constraints and lack of people who are willing to study the very big dinosaur. The dinosaur was about 25 meters (80 foot) long and six to eight meters in height. Since then the fossils have been collecting dust in a cupboard at the museum. (more...)
Coastal Georgia hospital moves patients ahead of hurricane Coastal Georgia hospital moves patients ahead of hurricane
- October 08, 2016

Although Matthew is still several days away, Tye said people should prepare for the storm now, instead of waiting until the day before. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has declared a state of local emergency to allow the county to support the community with extra resources. (more...)
United States blames Russian Federation for DNC hack, says it's interfering with elections United States blames Russian Federation for DNC hack, says it's interfering with elections
- October 08, 2016

The official wasn't authorized to comment by name and requested anonymity. Russian President Vladmir Putin has denied similar allegations of hacks that have targeted groups such as the Democratic National Committee. The U.S. also said that in most cases the recent "scanning and probing" of election-related systems originated from servers operated by a Russian company. (more...)
Emissions of key greenhouse gas far higher than thought Emissions of key greenhouse gas far higher than thought
- October 07, 2016

Notably, after accounting for geological seepage, methane emissions from the production and use of natural gas, oil and coal are 20 to 60 per cent higher than current emission inventories suggest. Methane, one of the primary greenhouse gases responsible for global warming, may a bigger problem than previously believed. It is not as abundant or enduring as carbon dioxide, but methane is 28 times more effective at trapping heat in the Earth's atmosphere over a 100-year timespan. (more...)
Analyst Review: Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX) Analyst Review: Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX)
- October 07, 2016

They now have a Dollars 6.5 price target on the stock. The analyst with the most aggressive viewpoint sees the stock heading towards $14 within the next 12 months while the most bearish sees the shares going to $12 in that same timeframe. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of EnLink Midstream from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $15.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Monday, June 20th. (more...)
Plane evacuated after smoke from Samsung device
- October 07, 2016

A Southwest Airlines flight leaving Louisville , Kentucky was evacuated Wednesday, October 5, U.S. time, after a passenger's Samsung phone began emitting smoke. The aircraft was still in the gate when the phone caught fire and no one was injured, the Verge reports . Have you gotten your recalled Galaxy Note 7 replaced? The episode could be damaging for the company, because the replacement devices were thought to be safe. (more...)
West Oak Capital Lowers stake in Corning Incorporated (GLW)
- October 07, 2016

These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $53.43 and a 200 day moving average price of $51.52. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Owens Corning by 19.4% in the first quarter. The stock was rated "Hold" by 25 number of analysts in current phase, 0 analysts rated at "Overweight", while 0 experts rated it as a "Sell" security. (more...)
GSAT-18 Satellite Launched Successfully GSAT-18 Satellite Launched Successfully
- October 07, 2016

Aimed at providing high-speed wireless internet connectivity to all towns and villages across India, ISRO will be launching the first satellite - GSAT-19 - in this class in January 2017. GSAT-18 was scheduled to be launched early tomorrow (October 5) at 2 am (IST) from Kourou, French Guiana . The GSAT-18 derives 6,474 W of power from solar arrays and two 144 Ah Li-Ion batteries. (more...)
Leaked 3D Render Of The Smartphone Hints Imminent Release Leaked 3D Render Of The Smartphone Hints Imminent Release
- October 05, 2016

The new Nexus 6P phone is displayed during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The Google logo appears at the end of the video . Maybe we'll see a new Pixel C, too. Google is also expected to talk about other projects like Daydream, a VR headset now slated for a fall release. (more...)