Illinois has highest number of registered voters since 1970

Those wishing to vote by mail must fill out an application, which their local election authority must receive by November 3, the attorney general's office said. Since Monday, Stanart says they've sent out a memo to workers at all 46 early voting loca... More..

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Facebook Introduces Halloween Reactions, Masks in Facebook Live
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Facebook Introduces Halloween Reactions, Masks in Facebook Live

Facebook is also launching a set of limited-edition reactions in a select but undisclosed set of countries in the days leading up to, and though, Halloween . Facebook is testing a new face photo filter featu...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

NH fourth-graders most proficient in science within US

The state's 2015 results maintained the unprecedented growth with a new class of students, proving the gains were real. Wyoming's average science scores have increased in 2015 for both grades four and eight s...More..

Adobe Flash Player Under Attack: Patch Your Browser Now
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Adobe Flash Player Under Attack: Patch Your Browser Now

If you are using Adobe Flash Player 23.0.0.185 or an earlier version on your Mac, make sure you've downloaded and installed the latest security update. Google's Chrome browser will receive an update to fix the ...More..

Wine hits shelves in some Ontario grocery stores
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Wine hits shelves in some Ontario grocery stores

The full list of Ontario grocery stores carrying wine as of October 28 and a map of all Ontario outlets also carrying beer and cider can be found here. While not all approved Toronto stores are selling wine jus...More..

Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic deals
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic deals

Duterte "should respect the consensus he reached with China during his visit last week and avoid being influenced by Japan", the state-run China Daily said on Thursday (Oct. However, on Wednesday, he reiterat...More..

Search to continue for driver of vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Search to continue for driver of vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario

Police and marine unit on scene at Cherry St. bridge after a vehicle hit guardrail and is submerged under water. The shipping channel is almost six metres deep. That person was subsequently transported to hospi...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Dreamworld share price plummets in wake of Thunder River Rapids tragedy

Ardent Leisure's chief executive Deborah Thomas was looking on the bright side. Dreamworld said in a statement late yesterday that its "concern now is to support the families of the victims and to provide app...More..

Amazon misses mark with quarterly earnings, shares fall 5 percent
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Amazon misses mark with quarterly earnings, shares fall 5 percent

For example, the company registered a 58% increase in its cloud business and revenues of $3.23 billion. The meteoric rise in sales in the market-leading business reflects how companies globally are turning to...More..

May warned of Brexit damage before vote
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

May warned of Brexit damage before vote

She is doing so purely to satisfy the uncaring, divisive and extremist voices around her own cabinet table. Le Foll, who was a vocal opponent of Brexit prior to the referendum, emphasised the importance of ...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Thermo Fisher Scientific Reveals 12% Increase In Q3 Profit

Mycio Wealth Partners LLC now owns 711 shares of the company's stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc . Starbucks Corporation (NA...More..

Computer Glitch Bogs Down Concord DMV
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Computer Glitch Bogs Down Concord DMV

All services at the Department of Motor Vehicles San Diego-area offices were restored Thursday, officials said. We thank our customers for their patience and remind them that DMV online services are available a...More..

Elizabeth Warren to Donald Trump: 'Nasty women vote'
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Elizabeth Warren to Donald Trump: 'Nasty women vote'

Trump spent the day campaigning in Florida , a critical swing state. The post-debate explosion of nasty proves that that Trump still doesn't understand that this election isn't a golf outing with a group...More..

Google adds digital whiteboard to expanding device lineup
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Google adds digital whiteboard to expanding device lineup

Touching existing ink with a finger will wipe it off, just like in real life. Specifically, Google tells us that "the tablet app has the same UI as the Jamboard " and that "people can use the companion app...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bruins backup goalie Anton Khudobin dealing with injury

Louis on February 20, 2015 and he allowed three goals on three straight shots at the start of the second period and got pulled after facing just six shots in all. It wasn't a matter or issue if I was able to pl...More..

Nvidia Corp.'s (NVDA)
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nvidia Corp.'s (NVDA) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group

Vetr raised shares of Nvidia Corp. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $67.35 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, September 5th. The stock had a trading capacity of 6.98M shares. Inst...More..

United States museum launches fundraiser to save Judy Garland's ruby slippers
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

United States museum launches fundraiser to save Judy Garland's ruby slippers

The color has faded and discolored, some of the threads are frayed and broken and the coating on the sequins that gave the shoes their brilliant ruby color is flaking off. The Kickstarter campaign is the Smit...More..

Samsung Expects $3.1 Billion Loss Due to Note 7 Discontinuation
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Samsung Expects $3.1 Billion Loss Due to Note 7 Discontinuation

The botched recall is raising questions about Samsung's initial analysis of the Note 7 phone's problems. There are also rumours that Samsung Group could remove him from his position following the fiasco. "Wha...More..

Southampton braced for tough test at wounded Manchester City, says Claude Puel
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Southampton braced for tough test at wounded Manchester City, says Claude Puel

Southampton travel to Manchester on the back of an unlucky 1-0 defeat at Inter Milan in the Europa League on Thursday, but with excellent Premier League form, including a four-game unbeaten run which has take...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Police find new 'suspicious item' in probe of subway alert

A 19-year-old man was Tasered during an armed operation on Holloway Road, north London, yesterday and is being held on terror charges. The discovery is linked to a device which was found at North Greenwich tu...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

AT&T to buy Time Warner in $80 billion…

Such a deal would unite AT&T's various mobile and TV provider holdings - AT&T Wireless, DirecTV , U-Verse, etc. - with Time Warner's wide family of TV networks including HBO , TNT , TBS , Turner Sports,...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Scientists in Europe downplay likely loss of Mars lander

The TGO or the Trace Gas Orbiter is built to find out water-ice below or deposits on the Martian surface, it investigates the presence of Methane on Mars to give scientists information and learn how the gas...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Internet service disrupted in large parts of Eastern US

Notably, Twitter has been inaccessible to many users for hours, while Spotify , Pinterest, Shopify, SoundCloud have also experienced major outages. Across the United States, reports are flooding in that majo...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

She has superhuman strength from the Goddess of Earth and super speed (for her day) - the ability to run as fast as 60 miles per hour - from the God of Messengers. "Although the original creators may have inten...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Schiaperelli lander's fate on Mars surface still unknown

Mission controllers were anxiously awaiting confirmation Wednesday that a tiny European craft had landed on Mars as part of an ambitious quest with Russian Federation to find evidence of life on the Red Planet....More..

Galaxy Note7 fiasco sparks class action lawsuit against Samsung
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Galaxy Note7 fiasco sparks class action lawsuit against Samsung

In the meantime, they're charged monthly fees by carriers for phones they can't use, according to the complaint, filed October 16 against Ridgefield Park, New Jersey-based Samsung Electronics North America In...More..

PlayStation and Rockstar Games Team Up For Red Dead Redemption 2
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

PlayStation and Rockstar Games Team Up For Red Dead Redemption 2

PC players got mad and they already made a petition in order to convince Rockstar Games porting this game to PC. "These days I think we would love to set a game in the United Kingdom, set in London, whatever,...More..

by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Experimental European Mars probe set for landing on Mars

Older European and USA spacecraft already in orbit relayed data of the lander's six-minute descent. The second spacecraft involved in the mission, the trace gap orbiter (TGO) will not touch down but will atte...More..

Watch the incredible short two Pixar animators made in their free time
by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Watch the incredible short two Pixar animators made in their free time

While animation has been around for many years, in the past few decades, we've seen it take leaps and bounds. Bradford Hornsby is an editor, music writer, web producer, and pop culture blogger for CBS sta...More..

Facebook Messenger
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Facebook Messenger "Conversation Topics" feature can suggest ice breakers

Without the Data Saver mode active, Messenger automatically downloads anything the user receives. This way users will be able to restrict background data and auto-download of media. Facebook Messenger is o...More..

City plans to revise ares marked high risk on flood maps
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

City plans to revise ares marked high risk on flood maps

Shortly after Hurricane Sandy hit NY in October 2012, FEMA redrew the city's flood maps for the first time, doubling the number of homes that required the purchase of flood insurance to qualify for federally-ba...More..

Justin Bieber and his new London home
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Justin Bieber and his new London home

The Canadian is playing a series of dates in the United Kingdom on his objective world tour. Justin Bieber is renting a £108,000-a-month house in London. The 1910 abode was once rundown and purchased for £5 m...More..

UN continues to support DiCaprio's work on climate change
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

UN continues to support DiCaprio's work on climate change

Allegedly among those assets are profits from DiCaprio's film, which was directed by Martin Scorcese. BMF said it was estimated that DiCaprio alone was paid US$25 million for his role as Jordan Belfort in...More..

Analysts Update Their Price Target On Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX)
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Analysts Update Their Price Target On Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX)

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 113,217,359 shares of the company's stock worth $559,294,000 after buying an additional 4,580,840 shares during the last quarter. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividen...More..

No-brainer: $300K campaign to rescue Dorothy's ruby slippers
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

No-brainer: $300K campaign to rescue Dorothy's ruby slippers

In its campaign, the Smithsonian explains that shoes for movies are often made quickly and cheaply, designed only to last for the duration of filming. The Smithsonian's pair was donated anonymously in 1979 afte...More..

Enraged Commuters Topple Obscene Hillary Clinton Statue in Lower Manhattan
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Enraged Commuters Topple Obscene Hillary Clinton Statue in Lower Manhattan

It comes after several statues of a naked Donald Trump were placed around the country - including in Union Square. A naked Hillary Clinton statue in lower Manhattan stood for less than three hours before so...More..

by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Earnings Whisper: Intel Corporation (INTC) and Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

However, Intel said it expects fourth-quarter revenue to come in at about $15.7 billion, which is below consensus estimates of $15.87 billion. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is gene...More..

by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Orbital ATK delays comeback rocket launch from Virginia due to bad cable

An Orbital ATK Antares rocket is scheduled to lift off at 7:40 p.m. Private spaceflight company, Orbital ATK, is set to boost their Cygnus CRS OA-5 cargo ship into orbit atop an Antares launch vehicle, from...More..

Retaking Mosul: Iraqi forces most complex anti-IS operation
by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Retaking Mosul: Iraqi forces most complex anti-IS operation

However, the battle is likely to be long and it was unclear when the troops would enter the city itself. At least 27 camps and emergency sites have been set up, according to the U.N. Iraqi troops also deploye...More..

Rosetta sent on collision course to surface of comet
by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Rosetta sent on collision course to surface of comet

Since launch in 2004, Rosetta has orbited the Sun six times and traveled almost 5 billion miles. Comet 67P is now 450 million miles (720 million km) from Earth, travelling towards Jupiter at 32,000mph. Th...More..

Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce

Syria and Russian Federation counter that they are only targeting militants in Aleppo and accuse the United States of breaking the ceasefire by bombing scores of Syrian troops fighting Islamic State insurgents,...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Experimental European space lander to begin descent to Mars

The second part of the ExoMars mission, delayed to 2020 from 2018, will deliver a European rover to the surface of Mars. Meanwhile the satellite - called the Trace Gas Orbiter - will remain in orbit to analys...More..

Sunny and warm weather expected this weekend
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Sunny and warm weather expected this weekend

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Starting Wednesday changes will begin to move into the region. Expect a warming trend next weekend as sunshine will likely return. We'll have a chilly morning, a c...More..

Australia investigates possible arrest of Crown Resorts staff in China
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Australia investigates possible arrest of Crown Resorts staff in China

Sources said that O'Connor rarely travelled to China, and picking the timing of his visit looks like an attempt to maximise the impact of the raids which were simultaneously undertaken across Crown's offices in...More..

Sony's PlayStation arm plans to launch up to six smartphone games
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Sony's PlayStation arm plans to launch up to six smartphone games

In a bid to lure the casual gamer to its high-end gaming platform, Sony is releasing five to six mobile phone games very soon . With the release of Miitomo and especially Pokemon GO, Nintendo have firmly made...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases

The Kigali Amendment comes only days after two other climate action milestones: sealing the worldwide deal to curb emissions from aviation and achieving the critical mass of ratifications for the Paris clima...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

More women accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct

She added: "It wasn't a sexual come-on". Several women have come forward to accuse Trump of sexual misconduct since a video emerged last week of Trump telling then-"Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush, "You kn...More..

Polls show Trump lagging behind Clinton in swing states
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Polls show Trump lagging behind Clinton in swing states

Meanwhile, reliably red states threaten to turn purple. Anderson's decision to do so follows last week's disclosure by The Washington Post of a 2005 video in which Trump boasted to " Access Hollywood " host...More..

Antares rocket to launch from Wallops Island on Sunday
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Antares rocket to launch from Wallops Island on Sunday

That storm turned out to sea and did not affect the Wallops launch base, but a different hurricane now stands in the way of the launch. Officials are securing a spacecraft tracking station in the Bermudas and m...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

AT&T considering permanently ending Galaxy Note 7 sales

If true, AT&T will immediately cease sales of the "safe" replacement devices - one of which caught fire on a Southwest Airlines plane Wednesday - and the carrier may also stop exchanging defective Note 7s for t...More..