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by | March 02, 2016 | 03:28

The Galaxy Note 4 packs a 3,220 mAh removable battery and Quick Charge 2.0 support that will provide a 60% charge in just half an hour. In the Fall of 2015, the resolution of the iPhone camera was increased, making the product more similar to Samsung .

by | March 01, 2016 | 22:14

Cote added that negotiating with an "unwilling partner" is "inconsistent" with the company's disciplined approach to acquisitions. Although Honeywell saw "compelling value creation", United Technologies fought the merger, citing risks around regulatory and customer issues, despite having initially pursued Honeywell themselves.

by | February 29, 2016 | 20:43

The move aims to stem the fall in global oil prices, which plunged from $115 per barrel to $48.5 per barrel between June 2014 and January 2015. NEW YORK-Oil prices rose Monday on signs that USA drilling activity is hitting new lows. "We're in the midst of a downturn in production", said Rob Haworth, a senior investment strategist in Seattle at US Bank Wealth Management, which oversees US$128 billion of assets.

by | February 29, 2016 | 03:00

Nichola said: "Anyone who stops to think about it knows that Trident is a useless and risky waste of money and that nuclear weapons are an evil we need to get rid of, but too often we sit at home thinking there is nothing we can do about such things".

by | February 28, 2016 | 14:37

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is "hiding" his tax returns from primary voters who have a right to know what's in them, Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz told " Face the Nation " in an interview taped for Sunday's broadcast.

by | February 28, 2016 | 08:21

Eight out of 10 black voters backed Clinton in SC, exit polls suggested, a key section of the Democratic electorate. The victory is her strongest yet in the 2016 primary contest after she narrowly won the Iowa caucuses and was trounced by Bernie Sanders in the New Hampshire primary.

by | February 28, 2016 | 05:35

A traveler returned from Venezuela, where the virus was circulating, and infected his or her partner. Health officials say sexual transmission of the zika virus appears to be more common than previously thought. This mosquito is found in the tropics and southern United States. In one case, the virus was spread a few days before symptoms developed. It's even more unclear if saliva is able to transmit the virus, though there have been reports of Zika virus in saliva samples.

by | February 28, 2016 | 01:55

Most residents from different states tend to be very proud and show that they are proud of where they were born and raised. Thousands of children have now been exposed to lead, and Flint remains in a state of federal emergency, yet citizens have continued to pay upwards of $150 per month for water they can't use.

by | February 28, 2016 | 01:14

While the city switched its water source back to Detroit in October 2015, the more corrosive water from the river had already leached lead from city pipes, causing a serious public health threat. Also on Friday, Snyder signed a $30 million water bill relief package at a news conference in Flint , where he admitted he and his staff failed to "connect the dots" of early warnings about the safety of Flint's water.

by | February 27, 2016 | 20:15

From February 21 - 24, Quinnipiac University surveyed 476 Florida likely Democratic primary voters with a margin of error of +/- 4.5 percentage points. "I don't see that happening here". Earlier, candidate Clinton promised an audience at a historically black college in Orangeburg that she'll preserve President Barack Obama's legacy.

by | February 27, 2016 | 07:37

As bad as life may be in Star City in 2016, it's much worse 30 years from now. The appeal of " Star City 2046 " was fan service more than anything else, and while the main " Legends of Tomorrow " story suffered as a result, we can not really complain too much for this one week.

by | February 26, 2016 | 23:09

A successful merger would create company with combined sales of more than $90 billion, but United Technologies said that the merger of the two of the biggest players in the aerospace and commercial-building equipment businesses "would face insurmountable regulatory obstacles and strong customer opposition".

by | February 26, 2016 | 21:10

Holland, who had been on the job only since December, was named special projects manager in the governor's office and will initially focus on veteran affairs issues to address recent events at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, such as a scathing audit released last week, as well as the related change in leadership at the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

by | February 26, 2016 | 19:30

Second, China's immature stock market has limited the size of equity financing, hence debt is still a major means of financing, said Zhou. If the People's Bank of China can manage market expectations the currency will be stable, then it "could save foreign-reserve bullets" on onshore and offshore yuan market intervention, which would eventually result in a slower pace of capital outflows, she said.

by | February 26, 2016 | 18:38

McEwan said the Government's decision to start disposing of its majority stake in RBS last year was a significant step forward, and underlined the progress made over the last two years. In morning deals, RBS was down 9.3 percent at 221.4 pence on London's benchmark FTSE 100 index, which was up 1.2 percent to 6,086.74 points overall.

by | February 26, 2016 | 17:03

But we've got good news for those who are disappointed with the app's shallowness , because it turns out that love-seekers also care about the size of someone's professional prestige when choosing a mate. On the female side, flight attendant makes the list of the top 15 jobs getting the most swipes to the right. Although it is optional to share job and education on a profile, Tinder has found that sharing leads to more matches.

by | February 26, 2016 | 08:49

It was 2.95 percent a week ago and 3.07 percent a year ago. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.62% in the February 25 week, down from 3.65% a week ago. Dropping mortgage rates will also put more homeowners in a position to refinance their existing loans and save money over the long term. A year ago, the 5-year ARM averaged 2.99 per cent.

by | February 26, 2016 | 07:29

The report also said orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched indicator of capital spending, shot up by 3.9 percent in January after tumbling by 3.7 percent in December. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below levels consistent with a tightening labor market. The four-week moving average of claims, which irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 1,250 to 272,000.

by | February 26, 2016 | 05:04

Within the first few minutes of the show, the celebrity judges announced four who they insisted "had to be among the show's Top 10". In fact, it's the last time you can vote . Be sure to check out our guide on how to vote for American Idol and ensure your favorites get through to the next round! It was a performance day on American Idol Wednesday, and Jenn is on the phone for some coaching.

by | February 25, 2016 | 09:09

Chinese Ambassador Qiu Guohong warned Kim Chong-in, the chairman of South Korea's main opposition party, that the basing of the US-made THAAD missile system in South Korea would irreparably damage relations between the countries, The Chosunilbo reports .

by | February 25, 2016 | 09:07

The remarks came after Chinese ambassador Qiu Guohong warned Tuesday that installation of the THAAD system on the Korean Peninsula could "destroy" relations between Beijing and Seoul. In advance of his arrival, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying bluntly warned that North Korea should not be used as a front to install the THAAD system and "undermine China's own legitimate [security] interests".

by | February 24, 2016 | 18:01

Target released a statement that read: 'We take product safety very seriously at Target and are proactively working with our vendors to ensure they are compliant with these new safety standards and certification protocol'. "Due to an apparent miscommunication, there have been inaccurate reports about Swagway's position related to the CPSC's recent declaration", Swagway told The Verge .

by | February 23, 2016 | 21:19

This slight increase comes after last month's surge in sales due to closing delays in November caused by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule in October. Construction of new homes, though, appeared to slow around the turn of the year, with starts falling in three of the past four months. In the Midwest , existing-home sales increased 4% to an annual rate of 1.3 million in January and are now 18.2% above January 2014 sales.

by | February 23, 2016 | 19:13

No metros saw prices drop during the year. Other cities posting a month-over-month price decline were Miami (0.3%), NY (0.3%), Boston (0.2%), San Francisco (0.2%), Cleveland (0.1%) and Washington, D.C. Some might take that as a sign of trouble, especially given the stock market's turmoil this year and the current age of this economic expansion. "Total housing starts have stayed above an annual rate of one million starts per year since last March and single family home have been higher than ...

by | February 23, 2016 | 16:12

Basically, Mastercard might want you to snap selfies in order to verify that it is you when making a payment at a retail counter. Credit card company Mastercard has announced its plans to bring its new password system to 14 countries in Europe and North America, including the UK.

by | February 23, 2016 | 16:10

The scan will verify that it's a legitimate selfie - instead of a previously taken photo - by requiring users to blink when they take their own photo. "Biometrics removes the need for users to resort to writing their passwords in notebooks where they can easily be stolen or copied". They say the goal is to make it harder for people to make fraudulent purchases.

by | February 23, 2016 | 11:34

Investors also await an appearance by Saudi Arabia oil minister Ali Al-Naimi on Tuesday in Houston for further indications on whether OPEC could strike its first deal with non-OPEC producers in 15 years. A substantial rebound in oil prices in the runup to 2019 General Election could test the Narendra Modi government's economic and political management skills as it heads to seek another mandate.

by | February 23, 2016 | 06:07

David Bullock is offering petition language related to the governor's handling of the Flint water crisis. Recall organizers would have to gather nearly 800,000 valid signatures in 60 days to get on the ballot. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said the city will soon begin to replace all of the lead service lines that run from the water mains... Rick Snyder's budget proposal offers more money to the state's 15 universities after years of shifting aid, but experts say it won't cover some costs or ...

by | February 23, 2016 | 05:41

High lead rates have been detected in a section of high-end homes along Miller Road and in some tidily kept Tudors in the city's College Cultural neighborhood. "If lenders cut off lending here we're in real trouble". The news comes hours apart from a state House committee okaying $30 million meant to help Flint residents pay their high water bills.

by | February 21, 2016 | 20:37

Chelsea Clinton (L) speaks as U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton look on at a campaign rally at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas , Nevada, February 19, 2016. Just days later, they will compete in 11 states on Super Tuesday - March 1. Hillary Clinton regained control of the Democratic race on Saturday. Three delegates remain to be allocated, based on votes in the congressional districts.

by | February 20, 2016 | 15:34

In response to the ruling, Flint city attorney Peter Bade said , "This will have a devastating financial impact". Gov. Rick Snyder has apologized for the state's handling of the disaster but contends federal officials also failed. The amount was proposed by Snyder last week in his budget presentation. If a group of lawyers and Flint residents have their way, a class-action lawsuit will emerge as the solution to go after government officials responsible for the devastating water crisis.

by | February 20, 2016 | 10:33

The Cavs front office are working with New Orleans Pelicans to chalk out a deal for Anderson. I have compiled three of some of the most talked about trades involving the Boston Celtics and have decided whether it would be worth it in the end for the aquistion.

by | February 20, 2016 | 07:23

TAK also said the attack was in response to the Turkish government's recent military operations in Cizre town of southeastern Diyarbakir province, in which the military announced more than 600 PKK members were killed. "The attack was realised by the Immortal Battalion of the TAK", the TAK said in a statement on their website. "It goes about not only the Kurds - Russia will defend the territorial integrity of Syria", he added.

by | February 20, 2016 | 02:38

Meanwhile, Michael Pitt, also an attorney litigating these cases, believes their solid legal argument - that Snyder and several state officials violated the due process rights of Flint residents - makes the immunity issue moot. "These values are much, much better than what we measured last August", Virginia Tech researcher Marc Edwards told the Detroit News. The EPA says it urged a quicker state and local response.

by | February 19, 2016 | 23:55

If consumed, lead can cause developmental delays and learning disabilities in children. He's faced criticism and protests, but has said he's focusing on resolving the crisis. The measure now goes to the Senate, which is expected to approve it and send it to the governor for his signature. Separately, Snyder is pushing $165 million in additional spending over this fiscal year and next for lead pipe replacement, bottled water, filters, health care and other services.