Monthly Archive: September 2017

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iPhone 8 reviewed: Nice, but nothing to buzz about

The gadget world is buzzing about Apple’s upcoming iPhone X, which it unveiled last week. Good thing, too—because if Apple (AAPL) hadn’t unveiled the iPhone X, there’d be no buzzing at all. The other phone Apple unveiled that day, the iPhone 8, is a minor upgrade indeed....

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A community digs for signs of life in a collapsed Mexico school

When the Enrique Rebsamen School fell, it did not do so lightly. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted the region on Tuesday caused part of the building to fold in on itself, sandwiching and collapsing, classroom onto classroom. In the destruction, rescuers found the bodies of...

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Three people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

Three people face charges after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz, 21, Saturday night after the fourth-year student called 911 to report...

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Hurricane Maria knocks out power to Island of Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria’s eye has left Puerto Rico, but the mammoth storm is still lashing the island with devastating winds. Maria weakened to a Category 3 hurricane Wednesday afternoon, hurling winds of 115 mph. But hurricane-force gusts topping 74 mph still extend over much of Puerto...

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Clinton leaves question mark over 2016 election legitimacy

Hillary Clinton says she would not “rule out” questioning the legitimacy of the US presidential election if Russia is found to have deeply meddled. The former secretary of state told NPR’s Fresh Air programme, however, she did not believe there was a “mechanism” in place...

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North Korea vows to accelerate nuclear programme over sanction

North Korea has warned that more sanctions and pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme. In a strongly worded statement, Pyongyang called a new set of UN sanctions “the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility”. Meanwhile, the presidents of the US...

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Geneva: 500 euro notes found flushed down toilets

Swiss prosecutors are investigating why tens of thousands of euros were flushed down toilets in Geneva. The €500 (£440; $600) notes were cut up and found in the toilets of a branch of the bank UBS and in three nearby restaurants. Thousands of francs have reportedly...

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Fox Business Network host Accused of Rape in New Lawsuit Against Fox News

Charles Payne, who was recently reinstated after facing allegations of sexual harassment, now faces even stronger accusations, as the woman who made the claims filed suit against him as well as Fox News now alleges she was raped and subsequently defamed. Scottie Nell Hughes may be best...

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Tyrese to Dwayne Johnson – Don’t Delay Fast & Furious 9

Fast and Furious franchise star Tyrese Gibson publicly asks Dwayne Johnson not to prioritize the Hobbs spinoff over Fast and Furious 9. While most of us typically stand clear of constructive criticism of our co-workers on social media, some of the movie stars of Fast and Furious like to take jabs...