BUSINESS

Fines, Withdrawals, Job Cuts. It Was an Ugly Day for Global Banks – Bloomberg »

Even before the opening bell in New York, Thursday looked like a grim day for some of the giants of global banking. But few expected the barrage of bad news…

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After Hoboken Train Crash, Heroes Act Before Politicians Talk – Daily Beast »

But engineer Tom Gallagher was alive when he was extracted and proved to be in good enough condition to be released from the hospital later in the day. Blaine remained…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Lady Gaga headlines Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show – NFL.com »

Global superstar LADY GAGA, winner of six Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominee, will headline the PEPSI…

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Joe Biden Roasts Trump Over His Taxes on Fallon: Just Pay Your Fair Share – Daily Beast »

All of this, naturally, brought Biden back to Clinton. “Hillary is one of the brightest people I’ve ever known, has…

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How ‘Miss Peregrine’ and ‘X-Men’ writer Jane Goldman became Hollywood’s billion-dollar woman – Los Angeles Times »

Perhaps it was the time her father brought a VHS tape of David Lynch’s surrealist cult film “Eraserhead” to watch…

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Alec Baldwin tries to take down Donald Trump – Washington Times »

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Washington, a perceptive wit once said, is Hollywood for ugly people. If that’s so, the ugly people in the…

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TECHNOLOGY

A Yahoo insider believes the hackers could really have stolen over 1 billion accounts – Business Insider »

Yahoo CEO Marissa MayerREUTERS/Ruben Sprich See Also The actual tally of stolen user accounts from the hack Yahoo experienced could be much larger than 500 million, according to a former Yahoo executive familiar with its security practices.  The former Yahoo insider says the architecture of Yahoo’s back-end systems is organized in…

Oct 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Google Andromeda Would Be an Admission That Chrome OS Has Failed – NDTV »

Just days away from Google’s upcoming event, juicy tidbits from the rumour mill have resurrected news from last year that Android and Chrome OS are merging. And like The Wall Street Journal’s prediction, project ‘Andromeda’ will be ready for primetime by Q3 2017, with a…

Oct 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Could Cortana 2.0 be a chatbot? Microsoft’s new AI chief hasn’t ruled it out – PCWorld »

Cortana has a new boss, and he has a problem: If Google’s turning its Google Now digital assistant into a chatbot, should Microsoft do the same with Cortana? So far, the answer is a definite maybe. In 2014, Microsoft first unveiled Cortana, the digital assistant…

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The reason this lifelong Android user jumped ship to the iPhone 7 Plus is surprising – BGR »

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus might seem “boring” to some users, and there’s nothing wrong with that. There’s no question that the new iPhones share the same design that Apple has already used for two years, making this the first time Apple has…

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SCIENCE

Spectacular Northern Lights Glow Around Iceland’s Capital Reykjavik – Tech Times »

Iceland’s capital Reykjavik basked in the beauty of one of nature’s spectacular light shows as Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis glowed around the city Wednesday…

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Rosetta probe collision signal awaited – BBC News »

Image copyright Esa Image caption Rosetta captured this image of 67P from 5.8km away Officials are awaiting confirmation of the Rosetta probe’s collision into a…

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Asia

Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US to ‘sharpen military edge’ in Asia – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US to ‘sharpen military edge’ in Asia – CNN}…

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Mid-East

Did America Just Bury the Mideast Peace Process Along With Its Friend and Ally Shimon Peres? – POLITICO Magazine

JERUSALEM—Optimism is not generally a word associated with the Middle East these days. Just a few hundred miles away from here, there’s the horrible civil war in Syria, where the devastating bombardment of Aleppo this week…

Sep 30 2016 / Read More »
Africa

Africa’s top shots: 23-29 September 2016 – BBC News

A selection of photos from across the African continent this week: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Two men and a pig share a motorbike in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Wednesday.…

Oct 1 2016 / Read More »
WORLD

Shimon Peres funeral: ‘Israel grieves for him’ – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Shimon Peres funeral: ‘Israel grieves for him’ – CNN…

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Europe

Europe Needs Its Realist Past – Wall Street Journal

As Europe’s troubles deepen and pose more of a threat to the vital interests of the U.S., Americans are recycling their tried and tested critiques of the European Union: It is too statist and bureaucratic. Its…

Oct 1 2016 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Fantasy Football Week 4: Le’Veon Bell’s return, receivers bounce back and 10 things to know – CBSSports.com

Week 4 Rankings: Standard | PPR We’ve spent so much of the first quarter of the season talking about guys we’re losing that it’s nice to get a superstar back in Le’Veon Bell. But what type…

Sep 30 2016 / Read More »
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CDC Sounds Alarm on Travel to Asia as Zika Spreads There – NBCNews.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant women to stay away from 11 Southeast Asian countries where Zika is spreading — including Thailand, where officials on Friday reported the first confirmed cases of…

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UK

Protect dolphins, UK government urged – BBC News – BBC News

Image copyright Martin Kitching Image caption Dolphins need to be included to achieve a coherent network of protected areas, campaigners say Campaigners are demanding better safeguards for the UK’s marine mammals after the EU said it…

Oct 1 2016 / Read More »

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