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Apple's Zadesky, head of electric auto project, to leave company Apple's Zadesky, head of electric auto project, to leave company
- January 23, 2016

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal , one of Apple's most respected veterans, Steve Zadesky, is allegedly leaving the company; Zadesky, who had prior experience at Ford, had been overseeing Apple's mysterious vehicle project for the past few years. (more...)
John Krasinski looks very different in this new photo from 13 Hours John Krasinski looks very different in this new photo from 13 Hours
- January 23, 2016

It can be extremely violent at times, but unlike what we expect from Michael Bay, he seems to use some restraint. I for one had trouble telling some of the actors apart- there's the big, muscled, bearded guy with red hair, the other big, muscled bearded guy with red hair, and then at the end (SPOILER ALERT) they're joined by a third big, muscled, bearded guy with red hair, who shows up just in time. (more...)
The Galaxy S7 is probably coming to Canada
- January 23, 2016

Analyst Dawson opines that Samsung will need more than incremental improvements to make up ground in the great smartphone race. These reports have suggested the handset will retail its predecessor's 5.1-inch 2560 x 1440 pixel QHD display while moving to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage as standard. (more...)
One Final Trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
- January 23, 2016

The Benghazi attack has long dogged Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, with critics saying the deadly incident could have been prevented, and that Clinton lied to the families of the victims when she told them the attack stemmed from a spontaneous protest over an anti-Islam video. (more...)
Runaway cow roped by NY police gets a home in New Jersey Runaway cow roped by NY police gets a home in New Jersey
- January 23, 2016

The brown and white bovine trotted across the road, and past shops and restaurants in a busy neighbourhood in Queens . Stura says he slept in his truck that night and began talking to the employees early Friday, finally convincing the owner to release Freddie , who he loaded into his trailer. (more...)
Virtual reality games doubly popular for devs in 2016, says GDC report Virtual reality games doubly popular for devs in 2016, says GDC report
- January 23, 2016

It's possible there's some overlap there, but even with conservative estimates, that's still a healthy amount of interest. Among the findings: of those working on VR games, 19 percent specified they are developing for Oculus Rift, the highest number devoted to a single platform. (more...)
Provisional results show opposition DPR wins Taiwan vote
- January 23, 2016

Tsai followed up Thursday with a photo of a section of a crowd at an election rally in Taiwan, showing one person holding Taiwan's national flag, another wearing a campaign headband of the minor opposition Taiwan Solidarity Union and holding a campaign flag of the New Power Party , and a third person carrying a campaign flag of Tsai's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). (more...)
Clinton ups attacks on Sanders in final days of campaign
- January 23, 2016

They've long seen New Hampshire as a tougher race, given Sanders' decades of representing a neighboring state, but expect Clinton to be strong in South Carolina, Nevada and the Southern states that vote on March 1. "He's been in the Congress for 25", Clinton said. If New Hampshire is any indication (where Sanders is ahead by nearly 30 points) Clinton should be very anxious about who will be standing on the Philadelphia podium July. (more...)
Flint Residents Were Given 'False Assurances' Water Was Safe, Lawsuits Allege
- January 23, 2016

Responding to Weaver's and Snyder's cry for federal assistance, which Snyder said would help with temporary housing and home repairs, President Barack Obama also issued a state of emergency Saturday. On Friday, Berry and some friends will gather up all the water they collect, and drive it 600 miles to Flint, they say, in a truck donated by the Shoe City chain. (more...)
Why Detroit schools are in such deep trouble Why Detroit schools are in such deep trouble
- January 23, 2016

The mayor had met Tuesday with Detroit's delegation in the Legislature to work out their strategy on trying to improve conditions in the schools, which he says "are only getting worse". In the last eight years the district has been run by four different state appointed emergency managers. "Teachers, parents and students are just fed up with the injustices that are being done to our students", Cass Technical High School English teacher Joel Berger told the Detroit News . (more...)
State Department seeks 1-month extension on Clinton emails State Department seeks 1-month extension on Clinton emails
- January 23, 2016

In the court filing, published by Vice News, Prince explained the State Department discovered last week that some Clinton emails requiring this intelligence review had not been sent to the necessary agencies. They include two that an intelligence community auditor says are "top secret" and others he claims are even more sensitive, containing information from so-called special access programs. (more...)
China's Taiwan office deputy head under investigation
- January 22, 2016

Tsai and her independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won presidential and parliamentary elections by a landslide on Saturday, prompting concern in Beijing that she may push for the island's formal independence. Lai noted that the statement was neither harsh nor threatening, especially compared with official statements made when former DPP President Chen Shui-bian was elected more than a decade ago. (more...)
Angela Merkel 'disgusted' by Cologne sexual assaults by refugee Angela Merkel 'disgusted' by Cologne sexual assaults by refugee
- January 22, 2016

More women have come forward alleging they were sexually assaulted and robbed during New Year's celebrations in the German city of Cologne , as police faced mounting criticism for their handling of the incident. On Tuesday, hundreds of women demonstrated in front of Cologne's cathedral calling for more respect for women. "In the course of the operation numerous crying and shocked women/girls approached officers and told them of sexual assaults by male migrants/groups". (more...)
Draghi: ECB has 'plenty of instruments' to boost inflation
- January 22, 2016

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rallied almost 2 percent as a cold wave in the United States and Europe helped crude oil surge for a second day. Remarkably, given the recent steep declines, some were on track for their best weekly performance in two months. (more...)
USA imposes sanctions linked to Iran's ballistic missile program
- January 22, 2016

But critics question Iran's reliability and slammed Obama's willingness to negotiate a prisoner trade on Saturday that saw six Iranian-Americans and one Iranian serving sentences or awaiting trial being granted clemency in what he called a "one-time gesture to Iran". (more...)
Brazil Zika Outbreak: More Babies Born With Birth Defects
- January 22, 2016

According to the agency, Zika virus is a second-category notifiable infection disease, requiring doctors to report cases within 24 hours of detection. Brazil is experiencing the largest known outbreak of Zika. "The mother likely had Zika infection when she was residing in Brazil in May 2015 and her newborn acquired the infection in the womb". (more...)
DPP wins Taiwan presidency as Nationalists suffer widespread losses DPP wins Taiwan presidency as Nationalists suffer widespread losses
- January 22, 2016

She said both sides have a responsibility to find a mutually acceptable means of interacting, while adding that Taiwan's global space must be respected. Depending on how it interprets Tsai's actions, Beijing could ratchet up the pressure by luring away Taiwan's remaining diplomatic allies or further shutting it out of worldwide organizations. (more...)
NASA spacewalk suspended after possible leak in astronaut's helmet
- January 22, 2016

As Peake climbed out of the space station, American astronaut Scott Kelly positioned a camera from inside so that the British flag on the arm of Peake s spacesuit was visible to viewers watching live on NASA television. Major Peake said he was "exhilarated" by the thought of walking in space, which will take longer than six hours. Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will perform the first spacewalk of the year on Friday. (more...)
Terror Victim In West Africa Had Chicago Area Ties
- January 22, 2016

White House National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price said Riddering "had devoted his life to working with the Burkinabe people" in a statement strongly condemning the recent terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso and mourning those killed "in these senseless acts of violence". (more...)
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" Is Absolutely Riveting
- January 22, 2016

He also said some witnesses did not receive such an order. If there's a villain - other than the Libyan attackers, who were members of the Ansar al-Sharia militia- it's the anonymous Central Intelligence Agency station chief ( David Costabile ), who is only called "Bob" in the book, and whom the film refers to exclusively as "Chief". (more...)
Auto Recalls Last Year Break Annual Record Set In 2014 Auto Recalls Last Year Break Annual Record Set In 2014
- January 22, 2016

That total was adjusted downward from almost 64 million to eliminate double counting in the massive recalls of air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. Called " Safe Cars Save Lives ", the campaign is created to build awareness around the tools available to consumers to determine whether or not their vehicles have been recalled and to have those problems resolved in a timely manner. (more...)
Former Benghazi CIA Chief Slams '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi'
- January 22, 2016

We may never know the real answer as to how and why the Benghazi attack took place. "There never was a stand-down order", the base chief was quoted by the Post as saying. "Not only because it's so highly politicized, but also because it's so intense and is a story not really being told". You may be angry cause you are onto his manipulation and resent it, but still you can't walk out because you want to know what is going to happen and this is what Bay is so good at. (more...)
1.2 million Walmart workers to get pay raise
- January 22, 2016

After Wal-Mart's last wage increase stunt, many workers nearly immediately saw their hours cut and take-home pay go down. (NYSE:WMT) announced plans to raise salaries of more than 1.2 million of its Walmart and Sam's Club hourly workers in the US. (more...)
At least 21 die in boat sinkings off Greek islands
- January 22, 2016

Although many were rescued by the Greek and Turkish authorities after their boats capsized, among the dead were women and children. The organization said that figure is many times greater than the 1,472 recorded by the Greek Coast Guard for the whole of January 2015. (more...)
Freed US prisoners at US military base in Germany Freed US prisoners at US military base in Germany
- January 22, 2016

Five Iranian nationals and some companies based in the UAE and China were added to an American blacklist. "We released seven terrorists who had helped Iran with their nuclear program, and we agreed not to prosecute another 14 terrorists for doing the same thing", Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said on Fox News Sunday. (more...)

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