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Private autopsy shows Keith Scott was shot 4 times by USA police

Deputies were preparing to serve a warrant for someone else in his apartment complex when they encountered Mr Scott, who was inside his vehicle at the time. "It is important that families are aware of these times, and understand it often takes that long to complete death investigations in a thorough manner", the website states.

Germany's top court gives Berlin the go ahead for EU-Canada deal

Lawmakers who represent Belgium's French-speaking community of Wallonia voted by 46-16 in favor of action that would prevent Belgium's federal government from having full powers to sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. "I am very pleased that we have made a first big step, because if Europe were not able to deal with Canada, this would send a hard signal in the world", he said after CETA was approved.

[ October 11, 2016 ] Hurricane Nicole prompts Antares launch delay to Sunday Antares

That is, if Hurricane Nicole - now on course to hit Bermuda on Thursday - gets out of the way in time. NASA officials say the Antares and Cygnus team went through and fixed a small vehicle processing issue over the weekend which, along with time spent on contingency planning for Hurricane Matthew, caused the one day slip.

Don't think twice, it's all right: Bob Dylan wins Nobel Lit

Tambourine Man " - "Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free". The Swedish Academy said Dylan had "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". "I can't tell you how many times people have said to me, because I also write prose, 'Oh, you're also a real writer.' It's so offensive". Salman Rushdie, the author of novels including "The Satanic Verses" and "Shalimar the Clown", praised the decision, saying it followed centuries of literary ...

Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls freed in talks

Most of the girls were rescued in a remote area located in the Sambisa Forest in Borno state, where Boko Haram has always been suspected of operating. "This wonderful development confirms what we have always known about the capacity of our goverment to rescue our #ChibokGirls", the BBOG said. The kidnapping also caused the initiation of one of the biggest social media campaigns.

Tesla pulls Model X 60D listings after just three months

At the Tesla annual shareholders meeting in early June, Musk said getting the door sensors and doors to work correctly was more of a challenge than expected. This model realignment doesn't affect the Model S 60D sedan, which continues with the same drivetrain arrangement of a 75-kWh battery pack limited to 60 kWh, EPA rated for 218 miles of range.

Muslims answer Trump with #MuslimsReportStuff

In her response to the same question at the debate, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Muslim Americans want to feel a part of the country and that the US needs their help in combating terrorism. "There is always a reason for everything", Trump said", adding that if Muslims do not report then it is a very "difficult situation" for the country.

Service restored to 1 of 2 tracks where train derailed

The maintenance train had finished its track work Saturday night when it somehow violated the commuter train's space, Prendergast said. #LIRR #MTA the vehicle in front of ours was off the track. "We felt like we could actually completely tilt over while it was happening". The next step for the train system will be getting the train service back up and running, Cuomo said.

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 catches fire on United States flight

As the phone caught fire, the owner threw it onto the floor, according to United States media reports, and the plane was evacuated. Brian Green, the owner of the phone, told the Verge that it was a Note 7 purchased from an AT&T store after the recall: "The affected devices were sold in the USA before September 15, 2016", the Samsung website reads and Green purchased his on September 21, 2016, according to the Verge .

Apple Start Showing Adverts In App Store Search

It is also an opportunity for developers to push their products not just aggressively but also in such a way that they come to the customer's attention immediately. As developer Steven Troughton-Smith points out, if Popescu didn't manipulate his own reviews, it's possible he's been targeted maliciously by a third party or that Apple's flagging system made a mistake.

Nobel Prize in Physics won by three British-born scientists

Their pioneering research began the hunt for new exotic materials that may have applications in electronics, magnetic devices and quantum computing. Their analysis relied on topology, which is the mathematical study of properties that don't change when objects are distorted. The key to their success was something called topology, a branch of mathematics focused on the fundamental shapes of things.

Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocket

The aerospace startup led by Amazon's Jeff Bezos tested the escape system of its space capsule Wednesday in remote west Texas. About 45 seconds into the launch, a solid rocket motor fired for two seconds pushing the crew capsule away from the booster.

US auto sales expected to fall in September

United States vehicle sales have fallen slightly as demand for new cars and trucks sputtered. General Motors Co. North American President Alan Batey said there are enough 11-year-old cars on the road to keep sales robust for a while. Dodge-brand vehicle sales fell 6 percent to 42,935 units, with the outgoing Dart posting a 63 percent decline to 2,597 units. Sales of Toledo-built Jeeps helped drag down Fiat Chrysler .

Star Duke recruit Giles has knee surgery

Allen would step out at that point. You can hear the falls before you even see them! "It's something when I hear it I take a deep breath and say 'All right". Giles, the top recruit in the country a year ago, suffered major injuries to both knees while in high school. The 6-foot-10 power forward was considered the top prospect in the country by many publications and projected as the No.

Giants, Blue Jays, Orioles grab playoff spots on final day

The Baltimore Orioles clinched the second AL Wild Card which means the one game playoff will be on the road at Toronto. Dalton Pompey is the kind of player the Toronto Blue Jays need and he should be seeing more playing. Hardy (.269, 9, 48). The victor of the one-game playoff will face Texas in a best-of-five ALDS, starting Thursday in Arlington. But this season its more than just one or two big bats carrying the Baltimore lineup.

India ratifies historic Paris climate change pact

Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, said: "Today, the government of India has demonstrated global leadership and vision by joining the Paris agreement on climate change". "All the numbers are indicating that India will be the number one country in terms of coal consumption worldwide". Global temperature rise of over 2 degrees Celsius would have catastrophic consequences including a rise in extreme weather events, floods and droughts, food shortages from changing climate ...

GM, Unifor Avoid Strike With Tentative Contract Deal

Dias said GM had made a proposal, but talks were not going as well as he had hoped. He said there will be a wage increase and that new hires will start at a higher salary and there will also be a signing bonus. Dias also boasted that basic V6 engine production will be coming from Mexico to the St. Catharines plant. In fact, as part of the agreement, GM will actually shift engine production from Mexico to the plant in St.

Apple May Be Secretly Developing Working on iPhone 8 Hardware In Israel

That's the tagline used by a line of phone cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus that promises restores the 3.5mm headphone jack that Apple removed from the new handsets. Controversially he said that Apple fanboys should have a choice what they put into their own ear holes. At Apple's Herzliya R&D facility, there are around 800 employees.

Samsung Galaxy On8 to Hit India October 2nd 2016

The brand recently announced that over 90% of recall participants have chosen to get a fresh unit and 60% of all the phones sold in the United States and Korea have been handed in through the program. Priced at Rs. 15,900, the Galaxy On8 will be sold online through Flipkart as part of their Big Billion Day sales celebrations from 2nd October 2016 23:59 hours.This phone will be available in Gold, Black and White colours.

Hyundai to unveil high-performance RN30 concept at Paris

The automaker says the concept also features "specialized" technologies aimed at boosting performance. Hyundai has issued a first sneak peek at how an i30 hot hatch might look with this shadowy image issued by the brand's high-performance N division.

Apple Stock Rocked By Report Of Weak European iPhone 7 Sales

Looks like iOS 10.1 beta testers aren't the only ones getting an update this week. You can download the 88.2 MB update in Settings General Software Update or via iTunes. "I do have VoLTE enabled", said an iPhone 7 user . We'll keep you posted on any additional iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus issues as they pop up. Some users who still opt to jailbreak their iPhones probably know how to keep their phones away from iOS malwares.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket investigation still pursuing various leads

An accident-investigation team, which includes SpaceX, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and others, has rifled through about 3,000 channels of data, including video and photos. The tank over-pressurized and ruptured as the helium spilled from its composite container, according to SpaceX , which said it would no longer use the same type of strut - provided by an external suppler - in future launches.

Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire

Indeed, Vodafone notes that 'customers who have not returned their original Samsung Galaxy Note7 yet are encouraged to backup their data, complete a factory reset to delete all personal information, power-down their device and exchange it at any Vodafone branded store'.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3 billion to fight disease

The couple announced in the same month that, in their lifetime, they would give away 99 per cent of their shares to "missions" meant to benefit health and education and other areas, promoting equality in the process. The hope is for scientific breakthroughs similar to those created by the invention of the microscope and DNA sequencing in the past. This idea of curing and preventing all diseases by the end of the century, Gates said, thats very bold, very ambitious, and I cant think of a ...

'Over 20000' return to freed Syrian town from Turkey

Turkey's military said it returned fire at Islamic State positions inside Syria. The ammunition hit the town centre of Kilis, which straddles the Syrian frontier, the private broadcaster said. Turkey has said the operation aims to bolster border security, supporting coalition forces and eliminating the threat posed by terror organizations, especially Daesh.

HTC Announces Art Deco-Inspired Desire 10 'Lifestyle' and 'Pro' Phones

If you are looking to pick up either of the Desire 10 phones , the Lifestyle will be launching in the United Kingdom this month for £249 and in other European countries for under £300. The 13-megapixel back camera should be solid, though, and microSD support up to 2TB means you can add plenty of storage beyond the 32GB or 64GB base.

Tweetbot Updated with Support for Longer Tweets and More

The Siri personal digital assistant is now available on macOS , and can access system settings and preferences, and search computers for files. I find it odd, though, to talk to a computer, so I still use the keyboard and trackpad most of the time.

Facebook's new Messenger exec hire could lead to big break in India

Chandrashekaran, who has worked in the Silicon Valley, quit Snapdeal in May. Facebook has confirmed the hire, but remains silent on Chandrasekaran's job title. Facebook is actively trying to tap into that data, but is facing opposition in the country in the form of an ongoing public interest litigation now being overseen by the Delhi High Court .

Tesla fixes security bugs after claims of Model S hack

A team of Chinese security researchers - Samuel LV, Sen Nie, Ling Liu and Wen Lu from Keen Security Lab - were able to target the auto wirelessly and remotely in an attack that could cause havoc for any Tesla driver. "We commend the research team behind today's demonstration and plan to reward them under our bug bounty programme, which was set up to encourage this type of research".

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Clinton sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling

Trump , 70, takes a cholesterol-lowering drug and aspirin daily to reduce his heart risk, and doesn't smoke or drink, Bornstein said. Clinton's triglycerides appear a bit elevated, classified as "borderline high", according to the US National Institutes of Health , which defines normal as below 150 (Clinton came in at 159).