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Simeone grabs double as Juve stunned by Genoa


Today, Napoli will look to close their nine-point gap to Juve when they host Sassuolo, while Inter Milan host Fiorentina. Miralem Pjanic pulled one back for the titleholders when he curled in a free kick in the 82nd minute. Milan had won 4-1 at Empoli on Saturday. Diego Simeone inspired Lazio to a 1-0 victory over Juventus in Turin, scoring the winning goal in the 1999-2000 Serie A clash. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone specifications leak, Snapdragon 835 and 6GB RAM expected

For the moment, x86 apps are exclusive to Continuum for this early prototype of the Surface Phone, but users can install them even when not connected to an external screen. Next Lock Screen is the ultimate lock screen for busy professionals. Nadella did not disclose any other details of what an "ultimate" phone will feature, but he did mention that Microsoft will focus "on a specific set of customers who need a specific set of capabilities". Read More »

Elephone S7: A cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge-like smartphone

In other Samsung developments, The Korea Herald reported yesterday that the company is planning to release a new version of the Galaxy S7 in glossy black early next month. However, the Note 7 problems do not appear to have caused lasting damage to Samsung's brand appeal, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Sunday. Read More »

5000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar


Among the features of the display were dead fish placed to spell out "HELLO" and others forming an arrow-shaped sign. An aerial photo shows Space World, a theme park in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. "We are sorry for the project and made a decision to close the rink on that night". "The real fish we used were provided wholesale from public fish markets, and these fish sellers are all aware of the objective of this project", they said. Read More »

Volkswagen aims to go electric, raise lagging profits

He said that the auto manufacturer was planning to sell around a million electric cars in one day and become a global vehicle manufacturing company across the world. The decision to drop diesel is also an attempt at salvaging the company's brand after its 2015 emissions scandal, according to Fortune. The brand now plans to have 19 SUV models globally by 2020, up from just two now, and including some electric ones. Read More »

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance


Navka is an Olympic champion ice dancer. To make matters even stranger, the female skater, Tatiana Navka, is not only a Gold-medal Olympian but a nationally renowned celebrity who is well-connected to the Kremlin. "Even in the most freaky conditions the people continued living till their last moment - they wrote , they sang, they loved", she told Govorit Moskva radio. Read More »

Schiaparelli Probe Crashed Due to Computer Malfunction


According to the brief by the European Space Agency, the mission was all going fine, barring last-minute computer glitch that wrongly measured the rotation of the lander and gave an extreme reading that botched all other calculations. The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter's four science instruments. They now believe that a data glitch doomed the probe during its descent, mistakenly causing the system to think the spacecraft was way closer to the planet than it was. Read More »

21 of the best photos of the supermoon from around the world

Occurring about once every 14 months, this years moon was the closest it has been since January of 1948 and won't be this close again until November of 2034. The full lunar disk will appear to be 14% bigger and 30% brighter, and there are certain ways to ensure that you capture a great photo. The event, described as "undeniably beautiful" by American space agency Nasa , is the result of the Moon coming closer to Earth than it has done for 69 years. Read More »

Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon

During a "supermoon" phase, the moon can appear to be 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter. The next time a full moon is as close to Earth will be on November, 25, 2034, according to scientists, which is almost two decades from now. Read More »

As Samsung moves on from Note 7 crisis, SDI battery affiliate struggles

Samsung has refrained from issuing a blanket declaration that the Note 7 battery is to blame for the Note 7 explosions possibly in an effort to protect SDI, which manufactured the component. For Samsung Electronics, having in-house suppliers helped it beat rivals to cutting-edge technologies - from curved screens to faster chips and higher-density batteries. Read More »

Hamilton 'hunting' title to deny Nico

Hamilton's win was his first victory in Brazil in 10 attempts, but he won when victory was of utmost importance and in conditions that Senna, buried just a few miles from Interlagos at the Morumbi cemetery, would also have relished. This year was no different. "It's risky", Palmer said following the second red flag. When things eventually resumed again, nearly an hour-and-a-half after the race had started under the safety auto, they had seen a grand total of five racing laps and a few ... Read More »

Microsoft Xbox One v/s Xbox One S: Which Console Should You Get?


It's slashed the cost of some bundles by $50. It also offers players The Journey, a new game mode which follows the path of young footballer Alex Hunter. Far Cry 4 and Star Wars Battlefront are included. Xbox 360 users will also get some great discounts with Halo 4 for $10, Fallout 3 for $4.94, Skate 3 for $10, Red dead redemption for $15 and Grand Theft Auto 4 for $11. Read More »

A forecast to be thankful about on Thanksgiving, cooling off for weekend


Friday: A cold front rolled through while we were sleeping last night, which stirred-up some showers early this morning. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies. Highs on Friday will top out in the low 50s, which is seasonable for late November. Minus a few showers Sunday morning we will see a break from the wet weather for the second half of the weekend. Read More »

Supermoon puts on a show around the world

The moon reaches both every 27.55 days, which is how long it takes to orbit Earth. Because the moon has an elliptical orbit, one side - called the perigee - is about 48,280 km (30,000 miles) closer to Earth than the other side (the apogee). Read More »

Trump Announces On Twitter He Canceled Meeting With 'New York Times'


Sources said the meeting would involve Trump, Conway and representatives from ABC, NBC , CBS, CNN , and Fox News. Trump concurred and repeated the point, though he said he dislikes the phrase "reset" because it reminds him of Clinton's initial outreach to Russian when she was starting as secretary of state. Read More »

John Legend 'concerned' about Kanye West

Kim feels more connected to Kanye than ever. Rapper Kanye West has reportedly been hospitalized following a series of rants during his tour dates last week and the cancellation of his Saint Pablo tour. West's wife, Kim Kardashian West, was reportedly making a return to the spotlight at Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research's Angel Ball in NY, but returned to LA after learning about West's hospitlization. Read More »

LGA: Broadband funding boost welcome, but must not neglect rural areas


In a pre-briefing ahead of a full announcement tomorrow, the government promised to commit £400 million to a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund created to boost pure fibre deployments. The UK government wants to invest GBP 1 billion into boosting broadband speeds for up to 2 million homes and businesses as part of an infrastructure plan it will outline in the fall, the Guardian reported. Read More »

Airstrike by Assad warplanes kill three Turkish troops fighting Isis


Three Turkish soldiers were killed and 10 others wounded in an overnight suspected air strike thought to have been carried out by Syrian regime forces, the Turkish General Staff said. Turkey's main opposition party leader urged the government to act "with common sense" and not escalate tensions. The dead and wounded troops were brought to hospitals in Kilis and Gaziantep provinces in southern Turkey. Read More »

Shop local campaign starts Saturday


While big-box and online retailers gear up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, local small businesses are offering their own promotions for Small Business Saturday on November 26. An increasingly popular tradition sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday continues to gain momentum and benefit local businesses. Read More »

Walmart Black Friday 2016

See more Walmart Black Friday deals here. For those who are looking to purchase the Sony PlayStation 4 video game console and the bundles, games, and accessories that come with them, it's the best time of the year to do so. Get ready for the flawless opportunity to buy your favorite gadgets and games at an affordable price. Here are our picks for the best PS4 Pro , PS4 Slim, bundles and game deals available now. Read More »

Middletown's 31st Annual Holiday On Main Starts Friday


County Deputy Judge Dan Price had spoken to Adam Davis , who owns Nancy Supply and sees much of the county during the course of his work, for help in finding this year's tree. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 6 p.m. Jolly Holly Day: 6:30 p.m. Entertainment, ornament-making and more activities are planned. The tree has again been kindly donated by local landowner David Strang Steel, and community councillor James Stephen has taken on the task of selecting, transporting, and ... Read More »

Long time coming: 76ers have a winning streak


Until then, Embiid and the Sixers will have to work to put away the game when he is on the court. "Al Horford, he's a big-time vet", Brooklyn rookie point guard Isaiah Whitehead said. "Around the league there's a lot of young big men, and I think we're starting to come back", said Embiid, who played 23 minutes. The Celtics improved to 3-0 since Horford returned from missing nine games with a concussion. Read More »

Old Trafford sleepover: United fans hid in bathroom


Mourinho spent big in the summer with Paul Pogba (£89m), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£26m) and Eric Bailly (£30m) all completing moves to Old Trafford, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrived on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. Henrik Larsson is giving Feyenoord a chance of causing an upset by beating Manchester United in the Europa League on Thursday evening. However, Blind says United are heading in the right direction under Mourinho and believes the Portuguese has offered a different approach ... Read More »

40 others injured; no group has claimed responsibility


Local media reported that the Taliban denied responsibility for the attack but NBC News was unable to immediately confirm the denial. Afghan security officers stand guard in front of a Shiite Muslims religous school after a suicide bomb blast in Kabul , Afghanistan . Read More »

Griffin scores 29, Redick 26 as Clippers top Kings 121-115


We have the Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs. Griffin had 29 points for the league-leading Clippers, who now stand at 11-2 and unbeaten on the road. This was after he went seven of seven from three-point range in the second half of the Clippers' loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Redick scored 21 of his 26 before halftime, while Jordan finished with a double-double of 16 markers and 12 boards. Read More »

McLaren appoints new executive director as part of shake-up


McLaren are still in the process of trying to recruit a new chief executive to replace Dennis, with Brown set to work alongside chief operating officer Jonathan Neale for the time being. Sky News reported his leave came after backlash from other shareholders who opposed a Chinese takeover offer that Dennis supported. Founded in 1963 by Bruce McLaren and known for winning titles with drivers such as Lewis Hamilton, the British brand set up a separate sports auto maker known as McLaren ... Read More »

Google Maps adds a live view for popular times at venues


The Popular Times feature was introduced a year ago and it mainly gave users information on when stores, bars and restaurants are likely to be busy. While people can take advantage of this feature to manage their schedules, businesses can too leverage Google's data to plan itinerary for the day. Read More »