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Dakota Access protesters check in on Facebook to 'overwhelm' police

The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is calling for rerouting the Dakota Access oil pipeline that is the target of protests in southern North Dakota. DAPL is planned to pass near the tribe's reservation. More than a hundred people were arrested. Separately, a group of 200 to 300 protesters led by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, spiritual leader of the Sioux nation, marched from a nearby campground to a police barricade, where they held a quiet prayer ritual and ceremonial dancing. Read More

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Apple silently ups MacBook price in India by Rs 10000

This is the first MacBook Pro redesign in several years. Apple's newest feature for MacBook Pro models , Touch Bar has been a talk of the town because of the new functions that it adds to the laptop. The $1,499 new MacBook Pro comes with only 256 GB of SSD storage inside. OWC, a company which provides third-party upgrades for Apple's Mac computers, was able to acquire a unit of the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro for testing purposes. Read More

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Apple iPad Pro Black Friday 2016 Deals

Apple iPad Pro Black Friday 2016 Deals

For the Apple followers, the arrival of the iPad Air 3 is long overdue. Apple appears to be looking at 2017 with expectations, as it would be the year when the company will release its new incredible devices, including the iPad Pro 2. It might also remove the 3.5mm headphone jack in the device to follow the trend made to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The anticipation was hyped up when the iPad Pro 2 did not show up at the recently concluded Apple event last October 27. Read More

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Apple Explains Why It Killed Popular MacBook Pro Feature

Apple Explains Why It Killed Popular MacBook Pro Feature

Apple's new Macbook model has generated a large number of reactions recently, both positive and negative. Apple is still selling the 2015 13- and 15-inch models of the MacBook Pro. Getting extra storage used to add $300 to $400 (512GB) or even $700 to $900 (1TB) to the cost of the device, but for these older models, Apple appears to have shaved off some of the price. Read More

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Melania Trump, to deliver

Melania Trump, to deliver "big speech" on Thursday

Her remarks are expected to be a response to Hillary Clinton's attacks on the Republican nominee as anti-woman. Trump will also address questions about her immigration history, which was questioned after the New York Post published a photo spread reportedly shot in New York in 1995, posing the possibility that she had worked in the United States before securing a work visa. Read More

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U.S. Car Sales Slide In October

FCA Canada has reported sales of 19,527 units, down 11 per cent compared with sales in October 2015 of 22,031 units. The setbacks are expected to be smaller among Asian automakers: Toyota Motor Corp. Sales of GM's top-selling Chevrolet Silverado pickup fell almost 4 percent, but Chevy Tahoe SUV sales rose 81 percent. Industrywide demand has shown signs of a plateau, albeit at a high level, after six straight years of gains that helped support the USA economy. Read More

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Time Warner Inc was Upgraded to a Buy Rating at FBR Capital

Time Warner Inc was Upgraded to a Buy Rating at FBR Capital

The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,783,623 shares. Analysts expect Time Warner to post earnings of $1.35 per share and revenue of $6.92 billion for the quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management has 4,222 shares for 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Plus, if AT&T and Time Warner together start offering skinny bundles at lower prices than Dish's Sling TV, it could result in an eroding subscriber base for Dish and also drive up its subscriber acquisition costs. Read More

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UN lights up for Diwali for the first time

From this year, Diwali was also made an optional holiday at the United Nations and a "Happy Diwali" message was also displayed on the NY building of the UN. The Gurdwara on St Marks Road served a community meal and today there will be the festival of the New Year with a feast of more than 50 dishes at the Vedic Society Hindu Temple. Read More

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Peter Thiel Explains Why He's Backing Trump

The tech billionaire who is one of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley sounded nearly naive as he sat before a roomful of reporters on Monday in the nation's capital to explain his $1.25-million donation to help elect Donald Trump. He is among only a handful of tech entrepreneurs to embrace Trump's campaign. The interviewer also asked Thiel about his lawsuit against Gawker , and whether it was a problematic precedent to set - a wealthy individual suing a publication, resulting in ... Read More

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Big bonus for Dreamworld boss?

Mr Balnaves said psychologists had advised it would best for traumatised staff to return to work where they could support each other and the decision to open was "driven by the utmost respect for the families". But Ten News reporter Melinda Nucifora told Ms Thomas the Dorsett family were watching on TV and had texted to say they were "furious" at the suggestion. Read More

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NZ easiest place to do business in world

NZ easiest place to do business in world

India which had been ranked 130 in the 2016 report, was placed at 131 according to the revised rankings for a year ago released on Tuesday, thus reflecting a marginal improvement. For instance, the government said the new process to get a name for incorporating a company took 1.86 days but the IFC's feedback showed that it took two-seven days, Abhishek said. Read More

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World No.1 Angelique Kerber thrashes Simona Halep in WTA finals

World No.1 Angelique Kerber thrashes Simona Halep in WTA finals

Kerber was in exactly the same situation a year ago but buckled under pressure and lost in straight sets to Lucie Safarova to stumble out of the event in a bad-tempered huff, an experience which forced her to change her on-court attitude. Graf, for one, disliked the spotlight but Kerber is unflustered, reveling in her overnight success after the long and frustrating wait she endured to get to the summit. Read More

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Sony Teams Up With the ESL For PlayStation Tournaments

After the National Basketball Association 2K17 tournament , more games will follow with the likes of Mortal Kombat X and Project Cars . Other tournaments featuring games like Madden '17 and Mortal Kombat X are set to follow. ESL's Marcel Menge stated that they are incredibly excited to be able to offer the seamlessly integrated solution for the most passionate eSports fans. Read More

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Samsung Electronics Limited Galaxy Note 7 Still A Huge Threat Despite Recall

In lieu of the Galaxy Note 7 pre-book offer, the company has offered Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, he said. LG Chem shares rose 2.7% to 251,000 won on the news that it was in talks to supply Samsung . Earlier this month, Samsung officially killed the Galaxy Note 7 after the replacements it sent to some customers caught fire. As part of the recall, Samsung even set up kiosks outside selected airports where Note 7 owners can exchange their devices and transfer their data to their new ... Read More

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Nintendo Releases Three New Zelda: Breath of the Wild Trailers

Nintendo Releases Three New Zelda: Breath of the Wild Trailers

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hits stores in March 2017. The thunderstorm is very impressive, but we've seen plenty of this kind of footage already. Oh, the things I'll watch for Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Obviously, in previous games, the weather did change as you progressed throughout the game, such transitioning from night to day, but it's never been as dynamic as it is now with all the storming, such as the lightning, the intense winds, etc. Read More

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Former Hawks kicker Josh Brown admitted to abusing wife

The NFL is re-opening its investigation into Giants kicker Josh Brown in light of the release of additional documents regarding Brown's May 2015 domestic violence arrest. Nothing that has happened in the mean time to make us question that decision. Baltimore Ravens receiver Steve Smith posted on social a threat towards New York Giants kicker Josh Brown . Read More

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Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake

Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake

It's common to see Apple-compatible chargers and hardware for sale on Amazon and advertised as genuine Apple products - but according to Apple, the vast majority of these products are fake and built to bad quality standards. Apple said that the bogus products are unsafe because they are likely to "overheat, catch fire, and deliver a deadly electric shock". Even the products marked as the "Genuine" Apple Product over the shopping site could be another copy from the 90% of lot of chargers ... Read More

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Czechs arrest Russian hacker sought by United States

Czechs arrest Russian hacker sought by United States

The suspect is said to have collapsed, requiring a brief stay in hospital . Czech police have arrested a Russian man in connection with hacking directed against the U.S., police officials said. The statement said a Czech court will decide whether the suspect is extradited to the United States, though no timetable was given. The FBI dubbed the Czech cooperation as necessary to "successfully defeat cyber adversaries". Read More

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Curt Schilling doesn't apologize for failed 38 Studios deal

Curt Schilling doesn't apologize for failed 38 Studios deal

Schilling said it's not that he won't apologize, but he wants Raimondo to tell him what he should apologize for. "And ultimately it's going to come down to how (she) and I feel this would affect our marriage and our kids". Warren's spokesman told WBZ-TV she had no comment on Schilling's announcement. Once a former Ben Carson supporter, Schilling pledged his official support to Trump in May, when he penned a 1,500-word blog post laying out reasons why he would eventually cast his vote ... Read More

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Lufthansa latest airline to ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones

Lufthansa latest airline to ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones

Earlier, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration pinned the final nail in the Galaxy Note 7 coffin by banning the phablet from being boarded on airplanes. Although there are plenty of diehard brand loyalists (and brand haters) in the world, KGI believes that it won't take much to sway a disgruntled Note 7 owner to iOS. Read More

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

The new ban is effective Saturday at noon, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said . If passengers take their Note 7 phones into checked luggage to avoid getting caught, they could face "criminal prosecution". The company also announced to halt sales of the smartphone altogether. The recall process has been confusing, but this makes it crystal clear: If you have a Galaxy Note 7 - any Galaxy Note 7 - your phone is at risk of exploding and you should stop using it immediately. Read More

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Sony: PlayStation VR does not work well with bright lights and mirrors

Sony: PlayStation VR does not work well with bright lights and mirrors

While it may sound like a bit of a headache, the reality is that PlayStation VR is fully wired anyway, so the extra cable doesn't really get in the way. With PlayStation VR coming out this week, the big three VR headsets are officially available to consumers. The final video goes into setting up the room itself-it discusses positioning of the PS4 camera, which is required for PS VR, and establishing a play area that measures 6 feet by 10 feet. Read More

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Prey Trailer with Female Voice

Prey Trailer with Female Voice

How will you choose to face the Typhon threat overwhelming Talos I? According to Arkane Studios , the philosophy behind Prey is about empowering players to tackle situations in any way they choose. In Prey , you are the first human enhanced with alien powers aboard a desolate space station under assault. Arkane's Prey is being crafted with CRYENGINE (unlike Dishonored 2 , which uses the Void engine derived from id Tech) and will be out at some point next year for PC, PlayStation 4 and ... Read More

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Android 7.1 will only bring Google Assistant to Pixel owners

The 5-inch Pixel has a 1080p screen - 1440 x 2160 on the 5.5-inch Pixel XL - 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 128GB of storage. However, the Google phone has taken all this time in making its foray in the smartphone world. Existing makers of Android smartphones, however, could have reason to start sweating. Pixel phones will be Google's challenger to Apple, and the search giant intends to use its prowess in machine learning and machine intelligence to make these stand out. Read More

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Handwara: Terrorists attack Indian Army camp in Kashmirs Langate; 2 killed

Handwara: Terrorists attack Indian Army camp in Kashmirs Langate; 2 killed

The army also said it found the bodies of four suspected rebels near the de facto border dividing Indian-administered Kashmir with the Pakistan-controlled side in Naugam following an attempt on Wednesday at infiltration. Addressing the media, commanding officer Colonel Rajiv Saharan confirmed that terrorists were from Pakistan. Indian soldiers shot dead seven suspected militants who tried to attack two army bases in northern Kashmir on Thursday. Read More

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