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Burnout Paradise, Sleeping Dogs December Xbox Live Games with Gold

This December, Microsoft is giving subscribers four well-received games. The game is also backwards compatible, so even if you don't have an Xbox 360 you can still get the game and play it on the Xbox One. The first game coming to Xbox One in December is the underrated open-world game Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition . You can check it out in the Xbox One store here .

China doubles down on free trade as Trump leaves a void

The president said his meetings in Peru were a good chance for leaders to review how to spur their economies. Key said the USA was an important partner in the region but China would fill the void if a Trump administration backed away from free trade.

Rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off for International Space Station

Whitson will also become the first woman to command the station twice. Three astronauts from the U.S., France and Russia were launched into International Space Station on November 17 onboard the Russian Soyuz rocket. This will be Pesquet's first experience as an ISS crew member. During her third space flight, Whitson will set a new record for total time in space by a USA astronaut.

Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

After spending billions of dollars to explore the Alaskan Arctic, Royal Dutch Shell retreated in 2015 after suffering a gash in one of its ships and environmentalists had uncovered details of an old law that forced the company to cut exploration there by half.

Facebook sets $6 billion buyback; accounting chief to leave

Facebook shares lost 77 cents Friday, to close at $117.02. Capital return programmes are often associated more closely with older, slower-growth companies that are trying to attract a different kind of investor. Facebook has seen its stock tumble after it announced its third quarter earnings and revenue this month. Investing geniuses Tom and David Gardner have spent a long time beating the market no matter who's in the White House.

Browse Privately on iOS With Firefox Focus

When you have completed a search you can erase it by tapping the "Erase" button. "When you occasionally see a site that doesn't work because it is dependent on tracking, and if you don't mind that kind of tracking, Firefox Focus makes it easy to open your current site in either Firefox or Safari", the Foundation notes in its accompanying press release.

Anger rising in India as banks slow to dispense cash to millions

When I came up with this scheme, I was mocked in Parliament... Anger intensified in India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash following the government's decision to withdraw large denomination notes in an attempt to uncover billions of dollars in undeclared wealth.

The Xbox One S is Australia's best selling console (since August)

Costco is one of the best retailers in America, and the buyers are expecting some good offers on Black Friday . Titles marked down by $25 include The Division, Gears of War 4, Destiny: The Collection, Grand Theft Auto V, and Skyrim's remastered version, among others.

Facebook suddenly says a bunch of its users are dead. Don't panic

No, I'm not dead Facebook . On Friday, Facebook gave me that option by telling me that I was dead. "We hope people who love (insert name) will find comfort in the things others share to remember and celebrate his life", the banner reads when people log on.

The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Split Up

Fortunately for both them and us, the two "still have a great deal of love for one another and will remain friends". "This is not the end", the source added. Hadid also made an appearance in The Weeknd's music video for his single, " In the Night ". "My motive was the literally work with her", The Weeknd admitted in a previous interview with Rolling Stone.

The Highlight of Google's Daydream VR is ... its Controller

In a blog post , YouTube said "We want to continue to provide you with new ways to engage with the world and with your community, and we believe virtual reality will play an important role in the future of storytelling". Lacking the over-the-head strap has a big minus, though: I couldn't get the headset to snugly cover my nose while the image remained in focus, so there was distracting light leakage right up the bridge of my nose.

Le Pen congratulates Donald Trump

Hollande, who has disastrous approval ratings ahead of France's presidential election next year, has been an outspoken critic of Trump and in October had predicted a victory for Hillary Clinton. "My belief is that there will be no place for impotency, weakness or surrender", Sarkozy told reporters. For his part, conservative front-runner Alain Juppe is drawing very different conclusions from the USA results, despite his widely seen position as the "establishment" candidate.

NC precincts given extra time for voters, state officials decide

The NAACP's North Carolina chapter had asked for the eight precincts to stay open for 90 extra minutes. Blacks comprised 22 percent of the early vote compared to 27 percent during the last presidential election, when Republican Mitt Romney won the state.

Snapchat's New Update Is The Answer To Your Election Day Stress

It is not the only update that has been made to the app; in a feature we've all been waiting for, users will now be able to rewind through Stories, so you can now get a second look at the snaps you wanted to see more of. The sunglasses will come in three different colours - coral, teal and black - and include a 115-degree camera lens. Snaps available on other people's Stories are now shareable as a private message to your friend list.

Memorable moments of today's Cubs rally

The weather was ideal, with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-50s as massive crowds packed Wrigleyville, the Magnificent Mile, and Grant Park to pay tribute to the 2016 World Series champs. Maddon said. "This is an incredible moment for all of us". During the jubilant festivities at the park, 39-year-old retiring Cubs catcher David Ross posed for a selfie in front of a multitude of roaring fans.

Sombra is the newest Overwatch hero - here's everything we know so far

Sombra hacks enemies to temporarily stop them from using their abilities, or hacks first aid kits to make them useless to her opponents. "Sombra's ability to Translocate and camouflage herself makes her a hard target to pin down". There's plenty of well established teams out there, but Blizzard are going to bring them into the fold, inviting some of the biggest teams, owners and players to join them in a more structured and professional system.

China's largest carrier rocket blasts off into space

The CZ-5 belongs to a new generation of rockets that will be used in China's future space projects. Unlike earlier rockets that used highly toxic fuels, the Long March 5 burns a more environmentally friendly and less expensive kerosene-liquid oxygen-liquid hydrogen mix.

Peter Thiel Reaffirms Trump Support at National Press Club Speech

He admitted he doesn't agree with everything Trump has said and done, and doesn't believe his supporters do either. In particular, he called the " Access Hollywood " tape in which Trump made remarks about unwanted sexual advances on women "clearly offensive and inappropriate".

Hillary Clinton emails: What we know, and what we don't

And in their look into Weiner's sexting allegations, which began on September 22, investigators from the FBI's NY field office discovered Abedin's emails on Weiner's laptop - with initial data showing those emails went through Clinton's server.

Lamar Jackson proves he's Heisman-worthy with game-winning drive against Virginia

So did Smith, who had just one previous reception in the game. Virginia was in one-on-one coverage with Jaylen Smith of the right side. "He threw it to a spot only I could get it, and the DB had no chance to get it", Smith said. The Cavaliers had driven 75 yards in 14 plays, getting a 30-yard pass from Kurt Benkert to Keeon Johnson on fourth-and-7 to put the ball at the Cardinals 4.

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by tight two-point margin

He seemed to imply that she was on the verge of needing physical assistance. In 2012, Democrats trailed Republicans at this point by almost 10 percentage points. Super PACS can take unlimited contributions from wealthy donors, but they may not coordinate with the campaigns. "The dead heat in Iowa is reflected in the poll's internals".

Amber Alert issued for missing N. California 7-month-old boy

According to an ABC 7 news story, Ashley is allegedly Massey's mom, and took the child from his grandmother's house. The grandmother has legal custody of the child. A Sierra County Sheriff's Officer said Ashley and the boy were found and in good health but he would not release any other details. She is 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 125 pounds.

Samsung Galaxy S7, S6, Galaxy Note 5 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Predictions

OnePlus 3 users will see the Android 7.0 Nougat update during Christmas as confirmed by OnePlus CEO. Along with these, you will obviously get the usual Nougat goodies Google has included such as multi-window support, quick app switch, better and redesigned notifications, under-the-hood Doze improvements, a dedicated JIT compiler which will make apps as well as update installations quicker, direct replies, and a whole lot more.

The Piano Guys ask for help to locate band member's daughter

Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson said Anna Schmidt was last seen Sunday. By Tuesday, when Annie had failed to respond to messages or continue posting on social media, her family started to grow anxious. Her vehicle was found Thursday at the Columbia River Gorge near Bonneville Dam. 'We need everyone's prayers, ' it said in addition to describing where she was last seen and wearing.

Bob Dylan Removes Mention Of Nobel Literature Prize From His Website

Dylan, meanwhile, has not publicly spoken of the honor, nor did he mention it at performances at the Desert Trip music festival or at a concert in Las Vegas in recent days. In his first television appearance in 1963, Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, stepped on stage and sang his way into hearts of millions. But she added, "I have called and e-mailed to his associate and received a very friendly response".

European robot probe Schiaparelli keeps date with Mars

The venture had two goals today: land Schiaparelli and put a spacecraft called the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) into orbit around Mars . There's a cooperative global "listening in" campaign, the ESA says , with multiple countries maneuvering their telescopes and satellites to try to pick up data about Schiaparelli's landing.

Tablet to make its way to Apple's October event

Apple's iPad Pro 2 is expected to arrive with impressive specs and features. Macotakara's sources have Apple introducing a new 13.3-inch Macbook Air at the same event. With about a week to go before Apple's October event, it will not be long before the market finds out if there are indeed new Apple gadgets to be launched .

Europe's comet chaser Rosetta concludes 12-year-mission

In fact, the decision to make the probe land on the comet, which is on a course towards Jupiter and away from the sun, was a formality. Another highlight of the final hours will be a one-off chance to peer into mysterious pits dotting the landscape for hints as to what the comet's interior might look like.

Netflix shakes off weak subscriber growth and its stock is skyrocketing

But it looks like that target was conservative for Netflix itself (the company could have totally been sandbagging Wall Street, of course) and the current strategy in place may be working for the company. Netflix added about 3.20 million subscribers internationally in the third quarter, beating the average analyst estimate of 2.01 million. It added 3.2m global members, compared to its forecast of two million.

AT&T might permanently drop Galaxy Note 7 sales

Samsung and the CPSC (Consumer Product Safty Commission) are still looking into the incident, but according to a report from The Verge , Brian Green's Note 7 that exploded on the Southwest flight was a replacement device. Many people who purchased a Galaxy Note 7 have reported injuries and property damage. "Any Verizon customer concerned about the safety of their replacement Note 7 smartphone may take it back to the original point of purchase to exchange it for another smartphone beginning ...

Valuable Price Trends to Observe: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

The rating firm gave a Neutral rating to this stock in a research note on Sep 20, 2016.Nomura analysts issued their verdict on Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) recently. Following the transaction, the Executive Vice President is left with a stake of 32,969 shares, now valued at $395298. Finally, Credit Agricole SA decreased their target price on shares of Ford Motor from $15.00 to $13.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 29th.

President Zuma to undertake a State Visit to The Republic of Kenya

It will be the first state visit to Kenya by a sitting South African head of state. On immigration, Kenya requested that the government of South Africa review its visa rules and reciprocally issue visas to Kenyans immediately on arrival. They directed the respective ministers responsible to work out the plan to reduce visa restrictions for Kenyans visiting South Africa. According to a study released in 2015 by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) trade within Africa ...

Clinton, Trump tax plans are 'mirror images'

Clinton has blasted Trump for using the tax code aggressively to avoid paying federal income tax. Warren Buffet has asked that Trump make his own tax returns public, the Republican candidate has refused to do so thus far, defying a practice that presidential candidates have been privy to, going back 40 years.

The replacement Samsung Note 7 is catching fire

Green's Galaxy Note 7 is in the possession of the Louisville Fire Department - and he's switched to an iPhone 7. The Southwest flight was ready for take-off Wednesday morning, when smoke was detected from the cabin, emanating from the smartphone in a passenger's pocket.

British Awarded Nobel Physics Prize for Exotic Matter Research

Their work called on an abstract mathematical field called topology, which presents a particular way to describe some properties of matter. Using the same idea, Haldane found how topological concepts could be used to understand the magnetic properties found in some materials.

Man United outcast ready to quit club in January

The Italian, who joined Manchester United from Torino a year ago, has struggled for relevance under new manager Jose Mourinho, and has only made a solitary appearance this season. Darmian has made just one appearance for Manchester United this term and looks to have fallen out of favour with Jose Mourinho . "We're at the beginning of October so we'll have to wait and see how situations develop".

Detroit News endorses Libertarian Gary Johnson for president

During an interview with MSNBC , Johnson said he admired the former President of Mexico, but could not think of his name. Johnson was mocked mercilessly on Twitter earlier this month for asking an interviewer "What is Aleppo?" in response to a question about the ravaged Syrian city that is a flashpoint in the civil war that has ravaged the country for more than five years.

Well-Preserved Skeleton Found on Ancient Wreck

Brendan Foley, a marine archaeologist with WHOI, said that during the excavation, they have found a partial skull, including a jaw, three teeth, two arm bones, rib fragments and two femurs. Excavations in 2016 at the Antikythera Shipwreck produced a almost intact skull, including cranial parietal bones. "We're thrilled", said Foley.

Presidential debate: Clinton takes a lead into second meeting

Mr Trump started well on his home turf: American voters as the victims of dud trade deals and alliances signed by establishment politicians like Mrs Clinton , in which USA largesse has been poured overseas along with its blue collar jobs.

You Can Adjust Your Flashlight's Brightness in iOS 10

The report apparently claims that "iPhone 7 unit sales are down 25% on an annual basis against last year's iPhone 6S model , although it does not measure sales in the United States". "The iPhone 7 is a step in the right direction". Lens Blur was a good attempt at creating that background blur effect but it was pretty hard to use as you had to take a picture and move your phone in an arc pattern to achieve the shot.

Bucks acquire Michael Beasley from Rockets for Tyler Ennis

So it's still reasonable to think that Hammond will pursue a trade for another wing player, someone who can replace at least some of the three-point production Middleton provides. Last season, he averaged a career-high 18 points and four assists on 40 percent shooting from the three-point line. He is set to miss around six months of action, with surgery set to be performed sometime next week.

Oregon Ducks face adversity going into Pac-12 play

If his season is over, it also leave a big hole to fill in the Oregon Ducks Offense at Wide Receiver. Allen will likely finish this season with a staggering yards-per-catch average of 35.1 after hauling in four passes for 141 yards and one touchdown.

Mobileye says it warned Tesla against enabling 'hands-free' driving

However, Tesla said that the Israeli chipmakers statement is inaccurate. Tesla has repeatedly said drivers using Autopilot are warned to keep their hands on the steering wheel and be ready to take full control of the vehicle at any time.

Arctic Sea ice at second lowest level on record

September is the month when Arctic ice reaches its lowest "extent" of the year, toward the end of the Northern Hemisphere summer. "What this year shows us is that we're primed for much greater ice losses in the near future", Ted Scambos, lead scientist with National Snow and Ice Data Center , said.

Group says 3 killed despite cease-fire in Syria

Forty trucks carrying food for 80,000 people waited at the Turkish border to go to Aleppo about 70 kilometers (44 miles) away, said Swanson. "We hope to go tomorrow, to eastern Aleppo", he said , referring to a rebel-held area that has been under siege by government forces for more than a month.

CNN poll: More 'likely voters' believe Clinton will win debate

Speaking to reporters on her new campaign plane, she took credit for Trump's overture to the news media. "I think we've had a great month", Trump said. On the right, Donald Trump speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Republican Sen. Rob Portman, however, is proving to be an exception this cycle even as Trump trails.

Tropical Storm warnings post in Georgia as Julia moves north

Julia is the third tropical system to make landfall across Florida this season, following Hermine in early September and Colin in June. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center expect the storm to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to the SC coast.

SpaceX plans return to space by November, 3 months after blast

But the loss of its Falcon 9 rocket is "turning out to be the most hard and complex failure we have ever had in 14 years", Musk said on Twitter early Friday. "To address these priorities, we have been working on this offering for more than a year, which allows our customers to launch in as few as three months from placing their order".

Google Nexus 5X: What Went Wrong?

So far, though, rumors have suggested that the Google Nexus 7 (2016 ) tablet might be put under Google's expected new brand name, Pixel, thus pushing further the idea that the tech giant is now prepping up to drop the Nexus moniker for its future handsets.

Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

We also hear Rockstar Games could be attending the show to unveil a remastered version of Red Dead Redemption , although that's now just a rumor. Finally, Sony acknowledged the existence of the insanely leaked PlayStation 4 Slim , but won't be calling it as such, rather it's the new " slimmer PS4".