• Activists blast 'O'Reilly Factor' Chinatown piece as racist
Activists blast 'O'Reilly Factor' Chinatown piece as racist

O'Reilly Factor correspondent Jesse Watters has responded to the wave of criticism regarding a segment he did about New York City's Chinatown seen as racist . "People say it's very insulated and they don't interact with American politics, but it looked like everyone knew what was going on", he said. "Fox missed a real opportunity to investigate th...

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  • US auto sales expected to fall in September
US auto sales expected to fall in September

Alec Gutierrez, senior analyst with Kelley Blue Book, estimated that the industry spent an average of slightly more than $3,500 per vehicle on incentives, or 12% more than a year earlier. Ford's F-Series fell 2.6 percent compared to a year ago. Toyota reported 197,260 deliveries for a gain of 1.5 percent, missing the 2 percent average estimate.

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  • Newly Discovered Prehistoric Shark Species Left Teeth on Three Continents
Newly Discovered Prehistoric Shark Species Left Teeth on Three Continents

Based on its teeth, Megalolamna belongs to the otodontid family of sharks; its lineage closely tied to the hulking 40-foot-long shark Otodus that thrived 60 million years ago, in the fallout of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event that killed the dinosaurs.

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  • Sensex rallies ahead of RBI policy meeting
Sensex rallies ahead of RBI policy meeting

The Nifty 50 also witnessed a rise with the index going up by 31 points or 0.36 per cent to end at over 8,769. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 23.50 points, or 0.27 per cent to 8,761.60 points. So far 3375111 (NSE+BSE) shares were traded on the counter. It closed at Rs 189. It opened at 28,378, touched an intr...

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  • Paris Climate Pact Set to Enter Force Following Green Light From EU
Paris Climate Pact Set to Enter Force Following Green Light From EU

Ban in his remarks to the European body at its headquarters in Strasbourg , France. United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon, who was present for the European Union vote, called the ratification "historic", according to Reuters. China and the U.S. - the world's largest emitters - ratified the deal in September, with 18 more countries expected to follo...

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  • Trump on tax controversy: 'I have brilliantly used those laws'
Trump on tax controversy: 'I have brilliantly used those laws'

Washington D.C.: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Monday he " brilliantly used" US tax rules to his advantage in trying to limit the amount he paid in taxes, arguing it helped him survive a hard period in the real estate market.

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  • Snapdeal unboxes dreams of owning a home for its customers this Diwali
Snapdeal unboxes dreams of owning a home for its customers this Diwali

As per another press release, Flipkart sold more LCDs with screen-size of minimum 40 inches within the first 12 hours, compared to total number of TVs sold in last year's festive season. With India's top e-commerce unicorns namely, Amazon.in, Flipkart , Snapdeal & Shopclues battling head-to-head to increase market share, CashKaro.com - India...

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  • ABB announces partnership with Microsoft that will control 70 million devices
ABB announces partnership with Microsoft that will control 70 million devices

Data center expansions in Europe will allow Microsoft to meet anticipated customer demand on that continent and help the company adhere to strict new European Union data privacy requirements. In all, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 are backed by 30 global datacenter regions, with 6 more coming online in the next few months.

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  • Three Brits Awarded Nobel 2016 Prize in Physics
Three Brits Awarded Nobel 2016 Prize in Physics

The scientists also developed their own mathematical equations to explain the new behavioral properties. In the 1980s, Thouless showed that the integers by which the conductivity of electricity could be measured were topological in their nature.

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  • Climate change divide continues between parties
Climate change divide continues between parties

What this goes to show is that politics - not an information gap - drives the divide between Democrats and Republicans on questions of climate change. Unlike previous Pew studies, which focused on partisan viewpoints toward man-made global warming, the new report argues that political differences can affect "a host of beliefs" about climate.

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  • Candle that smells just like a brand new Apple Mac launches
Candle that smells just like a brand new Apple Mac launches

Twelve South, a company that does nothing but build accessories for Apple products, says it's big on the "tiny details". They're also a hot seller, because right now they're currently out of stock. The New Mac Soy Candle is priced at $24 and if you're interested in getting your hands on it, head on over to TwelveSouth's website for the detail...

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  • Colombia's Santos, FARC scramble to revive peace after shock vote
Colombia's Santos, FARC scramble to revive peace after shock vote

President Santos has promised to "continue the search for peace until the last moment of my mandate because that's the way to leave a better country to our children". The final text of the peace deal was signed on September 26 by Santos and Jimenez. So, why did Colombians say "no" to what could've been a potential war-ending accord? " Colombia ...

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  • Pakistan not getting support at UN over surgical strikes: Indian envoy
Pakistan not getting support at UN over surgical strikes: Indian envoy

Pakistan denied that, saying two of its soldiers perished in cross border shelling. "From our perspective, we urge calm and restraint by both sides". The Army chief made the statement the same day Jamaat-ud-Dawa Chief Hafiz Saeed urged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to allow the Army to carry out strikes against India.

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  • India set Kiwis 376 to win Kolkata Test
India set Kiwis 376 to win Kolkata Test

The Indian team had lost the top spot to rivals Pakistan after the washed out Test against West Indies at Port of Spain in August. India took a crucial first-innings lead of a little over hundred runs, which tilted the game in the home team's favour.

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  • Google Pixel Images Leaked Ahead of Its Launch
Google Pixel Images Leaked Ahead of Its Launch

Pictures that is. And thanks to Canadian carrier Bell, we indeed have two such images showing off the smaller Google Pixel smartphone, formerly known as "Sailfish", including a never before seen white face. The Pixel is said to feature a 5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) Amoled display with a pixel density of 441ppi and Gorilla Glass 4 on top...

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  • Prove Pak's Lying And Strikes Took Place, Arvind Kejriwal Urges PM Modi
Prove Pak's Lying And Strikes Took Place, Arvind Kejriwal Urges PM Modi

He said that Pakistan is trying to scuttle the credibility of India in the worldwide arena and indulging in cheap politics. The Pakistan army has totally dismissed the claims that the Indian military conducted " surgical strikes " against "terrorist units" on its side of the border in Kashmir.

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  • Strike avoided: GM reaches deal with auto workers in Canada
Strike avoided: GM reaches deal with auto workers in Canada

It was not immediately clear if the crucial issue of investment in GM's plant in Oshawa, Ont., has been resolved. Unifor's top priority in negotiations is securing long-term product commitments at GM's Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant and at the St.

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  • India ratifies Paris climate change deal
India ratifies Paris climate change deal

The milestone treaty adopted in December 2015 binds nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to stave off the threat of climate change, but is reliant on countries ratifying the agreement for it to come into force. The pact will enter into force 30 days after at least 55 countries representing at least 55% of global GHG emissions have ra...

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  • Bernie Sanders is coming to Minnesota to campaign for Clinton
Bernie Sanders is coming to Minnesota to campaign for Clinton

He got 60% of 18-29 year olds in 2012, a demographic that was almost 20% of the vote. "I'm in a swing state", she. Inside a packed gymnasium here, attendees under the age of 30 - a demographic group that Clinton is struggling with - expressed lingering regret about Sanders' failed candidacy, and more importantly, nagging reservations about the De...

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  • Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot
Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot

Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded quickly to the flap, writing in an email to his employees "It is absolutely vital that we adhere to the no negotiation and no discount policy that has been true since we first started taking orders 10 years ago".

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