• FBI Investigating Whether Hackers Compromised Arizona's Election Systems

    Cox, whose office oversees elections in Utah, said the state has worked for years to ensure "election results are protected from any hackers, foreign or domestic". The nationwide trend is toward adoption of systems that produce paper and electronic records; they are deployed universally in 35 states and in many counties elsewhere, according to tracking by Verified Voting Foundation, a California-based nonprofit group that monitors voting technologies.

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  • Mexico says 2017 oil hedge guarantees $42 per barrel

    Mexico says 2017 oil hedge guarantees $42 per barrel

    Mexico, which has been suffering as a result of lower oil price since 2015, has now taken up a concrete step to protect the economy, mainly the oil revenue from further downside. The government's annual hedging program will cover 250 million barrel of oil for next year. The finance ministry now sets gasoline prices and Marco Oviedo, an analyst at Barclays in Mexico City, said the increase in the amount of oil that was being hedged would compensate for less income from fixed gasoline prices.

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  • Woman identified as rapper T-Pain's niece, killed in Florida

    Woman identified as rapper T-Pain's niece, killed in Florida

    T-Pain's niece , Javona Glover , was stabbed to death at a Walgreens in Tallahassee, Florida, on Tuesday, August 30, the Associated Press reports. T-Pain initially pleaded for the public's help in finding Javona Glover's murderer and now the cops are hunting for a suspect. Meanwhile, Glover's Facebook page was flooded with condolences from friends, family members and strangers.

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  • Anthony Weiner involved in another sexting scandal

    Weiner largely stayed under the radar until mounting a run for mayor of New York City in 2013. The New York Post published photographs and messages that the former congressman exchanged with a woman showing him shirtless and in bulging briefs with his four-year-old son asleep by his side.

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  • Sony to introduce another PlayStation 4

    Sony to introduce another PlayStation 4

    Sony has pointed out that the service started in 2010, and that this will be the first price increase in the US and Canada. Both companies have introduced slim, updated standard models of their respective consoles, and are set to reveal their next generation of hardware soon.

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  • Clinton: Donald Trump representa la extrema derecha

    En un reciente tweet, el equipo de la candidata retomó un dicho mexicano "dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres", agregando "todos sabemos quién es Trump ". En su lugar, hizo una denuncia estridente de la campaña del magnate, acusándolo de fomentar el odio e impulsar políticas discriminatorias, como su prohibición temporal de ingreso de musulmanes a Estados Unidos .

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  • Lily Allen laughs off 'collapse' at Carnival

    Lily Allen laughs off 'collapse' at Carnival

    Commander Dave Musker, who led the policing operation this year, said that the new ban on drugs previously known as legal highs had boosted the arrest tally, the highest in more than a decade. It quickly grew and this year's edition featured 60 bands and 38 sound systems. Officers understand that the canister has the capacity to fill 2,250 small canisters representing a total street value of over £150,000.

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  • Prince's Paisley Park estate will open for public tours in October

    Prince's Paisley Park estate will open for public tours in October

    Only a few hundred people have ever been inside Paisley Park , Nelson said, but now fans from around the globe will be able to step into the world of Prince Rogers Nelson. Police stand guard at Paisley Park in the days following Prince's death. Paisley Park is located in Chanhassen, Minnesota, about 30 minutes away from Minneapolis.

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  • Russia Keeps Up Airstrikes on Syria From Iran

    Russia Keeps Up Airstrikes on Syria From Iran

    Yesterday's strikes marked the first time Russian Federation had flown any planes in the operation from a base other than bases inside Russian Federation and Syria. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of the Iranian parliament's national security and foreign policy committee, then gave the first government acknowledgement of the Russian operation.

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  • Form Pieters gets Europe Ryder Cup nod

    In the end, it was a straight shootout between Knox and Pieters. Clarke said it boiled down to a choice between Pieters and Russell Knox , a two-time victor on the U.S. Pieters said: "The last couple of days have been a little bit insane, especially closing out the tournament like I did on Sunday, I was just really proud of myself winning another tournament - you try to win tournaments every week and to do it at that point, with a little bit of pressure on me, was very satisfying".

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  • Bangladesh, US to fight against terrorism together: John Kerry

    In each session, he made the point that Bangladesh must deal with the roots of the attacks , the most recent of which killed 20 people, including 17 foreigners, at a popular restaurant last month in the capital. Muslim-majority Bangladesh faces a growing threat of militant violence with a string of incidents this year including the killing of several liberal activists and attacks on minority Shi'ite Muslims, Christian priest, Hindu temples, bloggers and free-thinkers.

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  • Student killed in Lowndes Co. bus wreck

    Student killed in Lowndes Co. bus wreck

    The state patrol and the Lowndes County school system did not immediately return phone and email messages Monday evening from The Associated Press. The school bus collided with a semitrailer carrying a large load of metal beams. "We are grateful for the efforts of law enforcement, emergency department personnel, and EMS", Lowndes County School Superintendent Wes Taylor said in a statement.

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  • Dollar gains on rate hike speculation

    Dollar gains on rate hike speculation

    The S&P 500 and the Dow snapped a three-day losing streak yesterday, helped by a lift in financials and commodity stocks after strong consumer spending data pointed to a pickup in U.S. "On the whole, the U.S. consumer has remained a robust proposition within an global context of weakening demand, and the positive data may put the long-speculated interest rate hike further up Yellen's agenda", said Dennis de Jong, managing director of

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  • TICAD VI Hosts UK-Japan Collaboration on gender and peacebuilding

    Japan's direct investment into Africa has been overshadowed by China, who made a $2 billion single investment to build a hydropower dam in Equatorial Guinea in April, a year ago to double the nation's energy production capacity. This is the first time the United Kingdom and Japan have held such an event. The Summit, according to the organizers is a milestone of TICAD's process since its twenty-three years of existence and the first to be held in the African Continent.

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  • Dólar cerró al alza en línea con avance global de la divisa

    En un discurso en la reunión de banqueros que se celebró la semana pasada en Jackson Hole, Wyoming, la presidenta de la Fed, Janet Yellen, dijo el viernes que la mejora de la economía y el mercado laboral en Estados Unidos en los últimos meses aumentó la probabilidad de un alza de tasas.

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  • Pro-Trump black pastor tweets cartoon of Clinton in blackface

    He is ill-suited for the presidency. "If you'd had that kind of week, you'd want to roll something out about something called "alt-right, ' which, by the way, I've been a member of the Republican Party my whole life, I've never of 'alt-right" until she started talking about it".

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  • El Senado brasileño hará el debate por Dilma

    Una vez concluido el interrogatorio, el pleno de 81 senadores decidirá el futuro gobierno del país en una sola ronda de votación. Para ello se requiere que 54 senadores condenen a Rousseff . Fue el vicepresidente Michel Temer quién asumió como presidente interino del país. En esos años dorados, el país fue elegido para celebrar los Juegos Olímpicos de 2016 y la Copa Mundial de Fútbol (2014 ).

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  • Donald Trump Finally Begins Major Spending On Television Ads Against Hillary Clinton

    Donald Trump Finally Begins Major Spending On Television Ads Against Hillary Clinton

    He insisted that such a plan would not amount to the "amnesty" that's anathema to many core supporters of the Republican Party. "I will be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona". "There will be no path to legalization, no path to citizenship unless people leave the country". Trump remains opposed to legal status for undocumented immigrants, and on Saturday he reaffirmed his support for numerous restrictive proposals laid out in his August ...

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  • Santos anuncia pregunta sobre acuerdo de paz al firmar decreto de plebiscito

    Santos anuncia pregunta sobre acuerdo de paz al firmar decreto de plebiscito

    Esta será la pregunta: ¿Apoya usted el Acuerdo Final para la terminación del conflicto y la construcción de una paz estable y duradera? Santos dijo que esta es " una pregunta clara, sencilla , que no da lugar a ninguna confusión" y recordó que la Corte Constitucional estableció que estas debían ser las características de la pregunta.

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  • Free Syrian Army liberated 10 more villages in Jarablus

    Free Syrian Army liberated 10 more villages in Jarablus

    The strikes on Sunday left at least 50 other civilians injured, according to the observatory. A video posted on social media showed Syrian rebels beating captured fighters allied with the Kurds. Meanwhile, the United Nations special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, appealed to the opposition to approve plans to deliver aid to rebel-held eastern Aleppo and government-held Aleppo through a government-controlled route north of Aleppo during a 48-hour humanitarian pause.

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  • An End to France's Shameful Burkini Ban?

    Several French towns banned the burkini for reasons including security and fears of public disorder. The ban - which is now in place in 15 towns in France - was issued following the Bastille Day attack in Nice and the murder of a priest in Normandy.

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  • Timochenko declara alto al fuego definitivo FARC — CUBA

    Timochenko declara alto al fuego definitivo FARC — CUBA

    El cese el fuego definitivo entraría en vigor a las 00.00 horas del 29 de agosto, en el mismo momento que el alto el fuego del Ejército colombiano que el presidente Juan Manuel Santos declaró hace unos días. Y en ese sentido agregó: "las rivalidades y rencores deben quedarse en el pasado. Convivamos como hermanos y hermanas", apostilló, y deseó "que nunca más se requiera un alzamiento".

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