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Volunteers must be willing and able to deploy for a minimum of 10 days beginning October 24. We are fortunate that we don't have floods. "The people that are trying to help them also go through an experience". "We don't do it for publicity, we just contribute monthly in case of a natural disaster, like Hurricane Matthew". Open volunteer positions include shelter workers, health service roles like nurses and EMT's, disaster mental health workers and distribution workers.
  • Blue Origin all set to conduct in-flight escape test

    Blue Origin all set to conduct in-flight escape test

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    The rocket and capsule system are intended for suborbital flight and are called New Shepard after the first American in space , Alan Shepard. This kind of pusher abort system allows the thrusters, like the capsule , to be reused or re-flown - unlike NASA's approach which sees the escape tower jettison and lost after each mission.
  • PSVR HDR Problem: Headset Blocks PS4 Pro From Using High Resolution Feature

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    PlayStation VR looks to bookend the year of mass market virtual reality, and it packs an intriguing launch lineup. Resident Evil 7 was officially announced during this year's E3 gaming expo. According to reports , players can still play the same game titles on the Sony PlayStation 4 Pro. The Oculus Rift release of the game supports both Blink (teleportation) and dual-analog controls, and nDreams has confirmed that both options will be included for the PlayStation VR version of the game ...
  • For Clinton, election likely to be won or lost in October

    For Clinton, election likely to be won or lost in October

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    Hacking an election doesn't only require hacking a machine - it requires the inaction of those the attacks target. That choice, still a viable, and valuable option for many in Leon County. A typical problem is voters showing up at the Civic Auditorium instead of their assigned precinct. More than a dozen states already are collecting ballots either through absentee votes by mail or in-person early voting , and there could be some early clues as to the outcome.
  • 3 share Nobel Prize in chemistry for tiniest machines

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    Stoddart's inspiration came from nature . The applications are considered most useful for the medical industry in the first instance. "I applaud the fact that for once in chemistry Stockholm has recognized a piece of chemistry that is extremely fundamental in its making and being", he later told a news conference.
  • US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

    US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

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    Ford said the expansion was at NHTSA's request after the automaker in August issued a regional recall covering 830,000 vehicles. The NHTSA has received 1,560 reports that the "door ajar" light on some examples of the 2011-to-2013 Ford Edge stays on continuously, even when all doors are properly latched.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Talks Climate Change With President Barack Obama at SXSL

    Leonardo DiCaprio Talks Climate Change With President Barack Obama at SXSL

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    If you do not believe in climate change, you do not believe in facts or in science, or empirical truths, and therefore, in my humble opinion, should not be allowed to hold public office. If we're going to be able to solve this problem, we're going to have to come up with new sources of energy that are clean and cheap. The film, produced by Martin Scorsese, intends to raise public awareness of climate change.
  • UN's rights boss warns Russian Federation over Syria air strikes

    UN's rights boss warns Russian Federation over Syria air strikes

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    Washington said the strike was launched by mistake, but Moscow has questioned the US explanation. Rebels said pro-government forces were attacking the city from the south in a bid to penetrate its opposition-controlled areas, where the United Nations estimates 275,000 people are trapped in a government siege.
  • Yahoo Allegedly Scanned Incoming Emails on Behalf of NSA, FBI

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    Some surveillance experts said this represents the first case to surface of a U.S. Internet company agreeing to a spy agency's request by searching all arriving messages, as opposed to examining stored messages or scanning a small number of accounts in real time.
  • Pound falls as Theresa May sets Brexit process date

    Pound falls as Theresa May sets Brexit process date

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    Using Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty will give Britain a two-year period to clinch one of the most complex deals in Europe since World War Two. May served notice that Article 50 would be invoked by March 2017. That should bring more clarity about Britain's future, right? But behind the scenes, there was frustration at the lack of detail. "What will weaken sterling is if markets assign a higher probability to a "hard Brexit", said Hans Redekar, head of currency strategy at Morgan Stanley.
  • Windows 10 Is Now Installed on More than 400 Million Devices

    Windows 10 Is Now Installed on More than 400 Million Devices

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    This week's Cumulative Update, Build 14393.222 (aka KB3194496 ), is causing installation issues for some users. Addressed issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn't work with administrator credentials. It's no secret that Windows 10's stuffed with revenue-generating hooks for Microsoft, but I find the idea of a paid-for operating system shoving straight-up ads in my face distasteful, and disabled the Get Office ads and every other ad-related setting months ago.
  • No restrictions on Note 7 bought after September 15: DGCA

    No restrictions on Note 7 bought after September 15: DGCA

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    Consequently, the DGCA is said to have issued a notice banning the use of any Galaxy Note smartphone on any aircraft. However, Samsung hopes to finish with the Galaxy Note 7 exchange program by early November when the smartphone's sales should be resumed across the globe.
  • Early detection the key to beating breast cancer in senior women

    Early detection the key to beating breast cancer in senior women

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    More than 61,000 cases of noninvasive cancer and 266,000 cases of invasive breast cancer are projected to be diagnosed in the United States during 2016. Most of the estimated 25,000 MI residents who carry a BRCA mutation are not aware that they are at higher risk of developing hereditary cancer. "It's not what they don't know, it's how they are going to get what they know to the patients", Brinker said.
  • Microsoft And Adobe Combine Clouds To Provide Sales And Marketing Intelligence

    Microsoft And Adobe Combine Clouds To Provide Sales And Marketing Intelligence

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    Adobe will used the Redmond, WA-based company's Microsoft Azure cloud platform for the Adobe Marketing Cloud , Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud, Microsoft said in a statement . Aziz Benmalek, Vice President, Worldwide Cloud and Hosting Services, Microsoft Corp, said, "BT is a natural fit to provide managed cloud services on Azure".
  • Congress criticises BJP's 'grandiose' event after Uri attack

    Congress criticises BJP's 'grandiose' event after Uri attack

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    The world is shocked at Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's reference to Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani as a "peace-loving youth" and it is an evidence of that country's involvement in terrorism, he said. "During last eight months, 117 terrorists were killed, our soldiers foiled 17 attempts of infiltration and the Uri attack was a result of their frustration", Shah said.
  • China, Canada to talk free trade

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    During Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Canada this week, both countries inked a deal that allows for the recovery as well as the sharing of these ill-gotten gains. Canada and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding on trade in canola. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government will only sign an accord if the deal conforms with Canadian values.
  • Five Reasons Why Ted Cruz's Endorsement of Donald Trump Is Stunning

    Five Reasons Why Ted Cruz's Endorsement of Donald Trump Is Stunning

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    According to CNN , Cruz previously said he wouldn't endorse Trump after Trump implied Cruz's father may have been involved in the JFK assassination and insulted Cruz's wife's looks. Glenn Beck, who had campaigned for Cruz across the country, compared him to the abolitionist Sen. Now, that hero for anti-Trump conservatives has seemingly reversed himself.
  • Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

    Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

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    They used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe a phenomenon called gravitational microlensing. The objects were initially discovered by an worldwide consortium in 2007, and the researchers have determined that the planet orbits around the stars at a distance of approximately 300 million miles, or roughly the same distance between the sun and our asteroid belt.
  • Galaxy Note 7 Recall To Hurt Samsung's Q3 Profits

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    While in the midst of exchanging recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, Samsung has apparently run into a few cases where customers made claims that turned out to be false. Samsung shipped over 500,000 new Galaxy Note 7 replacement units to US carrier and retail stores. Nam went on to say Samsung needed to implement "more measures to actively inform consumers" and encourage them to either get an exchange or refund.
  • IPhone 7 Materials Costs Higher than any previous iPhone model

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    The post The parts in an iPhone 7 only cost $224, according to a new estimate appeared first on Business Insider . The software can only be found on Apple's iPhones and the profits are going to be one of the highest in the industry with the most expensive version costing almost a grand.
  • NASA spots mysterious ice cloud over Saturn's moon Titan

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    Scientists could find just 1 per cent of the amount of C4N2 that should have been needed to create the cloud. But at Titan's stratosphere , "layers of clouds condense as the global circulation pattern forces warm gases downward at the pole" and the gases "condense as they sink through cooler and cooler layers of the polar stratosphere".