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Mobile named fastest United States carrier by new Ookla report

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The nation's third-largest carrier had a "speed score" of 23.17 during the first two quarters of the year, topping second-place Verizon (21.13), AT&T (20.05) and Sprint (15.39). During that period, nearly 3 million unique mobile devices performed over 14 million speed tests. "For comparison, both T-Mobile and Sprint are seeing the opposite effect in the same time period where fewer results are below 5 Mbps in Q2 2017 than they were in Q4 2016", Ookla wrote. Lire la suite »

Military hysteria over N Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

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US President Donald Trump has approved in principle the sale of "many billions of dollars' worth of military weapons and equipment" for South Korea, the White House said on Monday. Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. North Korea has caused global anger over its latest and biggest nuclear weapons test. Lire la suite »

Schools prepare for possible Hurricane Irma impact

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The storm is now a powerful Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center warning cone shows the storm eye north of Cuba at 2pm Saturday and over Miami at 2pm Sunday. The Georgetown County Emergency Management call center phone line is 843-545-3273. County officials have not yet made a decision about opening shelters, but are training staff and volunteers to run them if needed for volunteer evacuees or out-of-area evacuees. Lire la suite »

Deal adds Echols to state of emergency

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They let us come home about four days early", said Waldrup. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster says evacuations in the state could begin Saturday morning unless the forecast for potential impacts from Hurricane Irma changes. "Florida is as well prepared as you can be for something like this, now it's just a question of what happens". "GEMA/HS continues leading our preparedness efforts as we coordinate with federal, state and local officials to safely evacuate the coastal areas, ... Lire la suite »

Bethesda could have a mystery title coming before the end of 2017

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At this stage of the year, it's likely that the unannounced game could be some kind of mobile game or extension of some kind for an existing game, possibly even a re-release or remaster. But, Hines refused to give even the slightest hint of what the game could be. As VG24/7 rightly suggests, the chances of this unnamed venture being something big is very unlikely but, with less than four months left on the calendar, I guess we'll find out soon enough. Lire la suite »

Beijing prône le dialogue — Corée du nord

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Les deux dirigeants, lors d'un entretien téléphonique, "sont tombés d'accord pour supprimer la limite sur la charge des missiles de la Corée du Sud afin de répondre efficacement" à l'essai nucléaire mené dimanche par Pyongyang, a dit le bureau de la présidence sud-coréenne dans un communiqué. Lire la suite »

Haley: I turned down Trump's offer to be secretary of state

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Regardless of how you feel about the Trump administration, if there is one key player that has largely sidestepped controversy and avoided the pitchfork-and-torch tweets from the Resistance crowd, it's Nikki Haley, current US ambassador to the United Nations and a former two-term governor of SC. Lire la suite »

Betsy DeVos Is Planning A Major Title IX Announcement This Week

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Her review came amid complaints that students who were accused of sexual assault were not granted due process and were battling a system created to presuppose they were guilty. "We will seek public feedback and combine institutional knowledge, professional expertise, and the experiences of students to replace the current approach with a workable, effective, and fair system", DeVos said. Lire la suite »

Universities will have to pay fines over our salaries, claim vice chancellors

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The universities minister, Jo Johnson , is expected to reveal measures on Thursday aimed at curbing spiralling pay among the leaders of the UK's universities. However top vice-chancellors have this week defended their high pay, with Oxford University's education boss accusing "tawdry" politicians of making a false link between increased tuition fees and the huge salaries of top brass. Lire la suite »

Republican leaders shocked over Trump-Democrats agreement

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Ban Sasse in a statement following the announcement. Perhaps. But McConnell and Ryan were plotting to take away a loaded weapon from Schumer and Pelosi , and Trump returned it to their hands. Former Sen. Jim DeMint, an influential conservative who lead the Heritage Foundation, called the deal " just a betrayal of everything we've been talking about for years as Republicans". Lire la suite »

La crainte d'un nouveau désastre à Haïti — Ouragan Irma

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Mais les habitants, les autorités et les ONG craignent toutefois une catastrophe, notamment face au niveau d'impréparation de l'île. Jean-Henri Petit, le coordonnateur technique de la protection civile. " Dans la vie, on a tous un endroit où mourir ", conclut-il avant d'aller jouer aux dominos avec ses amis, en évoquant brièvement dans la conversation l'arrivée "d'un mauvais temps". Lire la suite »

'Ku Klux Klowns' display closes Richmond's Bryan Park

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The activation was carried out in Richmond, Virginia, chosen for its infamous legacy of being the capitol of the Confederate South. The collective INDECLINE took responsibility for the display, which was titled "Ku Klux Klowns". Richmond police quickly responded to the area Thursday morning, cordoning off a large area around the tree in crime scene tape and then closing the park. Lire la suite »

Funnel cloud watch for Hamilton

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It says thunderstorms that are expected to develop Thursday afternoon and into the evening could bring dime-sized hail, wind gusts of up to 70km/h, and frequent lightning. "These are different than tornadoes and most of the time are too weak to reach the ground". Environment Canada warns the public to treat any cloud sighting seriously. Lire la suite »

Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin

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Japan on September 4 urged the U.N. Security Council to agree on a plan to draft a new sanctions resolution to punish Pyongyang after its sixth nuclear test. "China expresses serious concern over the relevant movements", Geng said. Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Congressman Stephanie Murphy, said North Korea's nuclear test are a profoundly unsafe, defiant, and destabilising event. Lire la suite »

Azerbaijan, NATO discuss military cooperation prospects

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He also pointed out the Azerbaijani military's successful contribution to NATO's Resolute Support mission. Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Petr Pavel described Azerbaijan as a reliable partner and praised the country's contribution to the fight against terrorism and cargo transportation for peaceful activities and professionalism of the Azerbaijani troops serving as part of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan. Lire la suite »

BMW i5 Concept Confirmed For Reveal

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The grilles, as has been suggested on the production version of the 8 Series, will be toned down from the larger units on the concept. BMW announced the plans for 25 electrified models at an event in Munich outlining the company's "Number One Next" product strategy. Lire la suite »

IPhone 7 modder adds a headphone jack, but it wasn't easy

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Still, if you truly can't live without a headphone jack on your iPhone 7 , at least now you know that it is theoretically possible for one to exist - even if it is probably easier to just get a pair of Bluetooth headphones. The whole process took more than four months and cost at least $1,000 in broken iPhone parts, and you can watch the detailed making-of in the video above. Lire la suite »

WhatsApp to Soon Launch Enterprise-level Communication App

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SpiceJet and Indigo, the two airlines companies are deciding to collaborate with WhatsApp so as to distribute their boarding passes and tickets via the service messaging app. "We do intend on charging businesses in the future", COO Matt Idema told the Journal in an interview. "The focus right now is getting businesses on the platform", said Idema. Lire la suite »

L'ONU doit adopter "les mesures nécessaires" (Chine) — Corée du Nord

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En réponse au test nucléaire de dimanche, la Corée du Sud a dès lundi lancé des manoeuvres terrestres à tirs réels et la marine sud-coréenne a fait de même mardi dans l'espoir de dissuader Pyongyang de toute provocation en mer.Un nouveau train de sanctions présenté par Washington, le huitième, sera négocié dans les prochains jours avant une mise au vote du Conseil de sécurité le 11 septembre, a annoncé lundi à New York l'ambassadrice américaine auprès des Nations Unies, Nikki Haley. Lire la suite »

Policier violent : une vidéo fait scandale en Chine

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Le bébé chute et se cogne contre le bitume. La scène s'est déroulée à Shanghaï et a scandalisé internet. En Chine, la police est régulièrement accusée de violence. Le policier a été suspendu. En 2016, une vidéo avait déjà fait polémique alors que des femmes et des enfants étaient frappés avec des bâtons lors d'une opération de destruction de bâtiments illégaux, rappelle Francetvinfo. Lire la suite »