Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

Microsoft Surface Phone: An Upcoming Monster Smartphone, Find Out the Release Date, Specs & Features

Microsoft Surface Phone: An Upcoming Monster Smartphone, Find Out the Release Date, Specs & Features Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Reports suggest that Microsoft might introduce the Surface Phone in April 2017. (Photo : Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Microsoft Surface Phone is one of the most awaited high-end smartphones of ...

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Officials: US to ask Cuba to cut embassy staff by 60 percent

In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, staff stand within the United States embassy facility in Havana, Cuba.  (AP) WASHINGTON –  The Trump administration is preparing to ask Cuba to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington, U.S. officials said Monday, in response to last week’s U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by a ...

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Mexico school where 26 died in quake won't reopen, pending investigation

Mexico’s Education Department has revoked the permits of an elementary and middle school where a wing of the building collapsed in the recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake, killing 26 people. Education Secretary Aurelio Nuno said Monday that the privately run Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, which has been closed since the Sept. 19 quake, will be prohibited from operating. “There ...

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Sears Canada to seek court approval for more time to close stores

Sears Canada is planning another round of closures involving a total of 11 stores, including major locations in Toronto, Winnipeg and Montreal, if it gets approval from the court overseeing the retailer’s restructuring. The 10 additional full-line Sears department stores and one Sears Home store had survived the initial list of 59 closings that was announced in June when the ...

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What Gov. Gen. Julie Payette's new coat of arms means

The coat of arms for Gov. Gen. Julie Payette was unveiled on the occasion of her installation as Canada’s 29th Governor General on Oct. 2, 2017. (Rideau Hall) Julie Payette is taking over a new job today as Canada’s 29th Governor General, but her past career as an astronaut served as inspiration for her new coat of arms. Claire Boudreau, the ...

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Las Vegas Strip massacre latest in grim list of U.S. mass shootings

At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Authorities have identified the suspected gunman in the Sunday night shooting as Stephen Paddock. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said officers confronted Paddock on the ...

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Star likely gobbled its own planets, astronomers say

It was a star with a hefty appetite. Astronomers say the sun-like star about 320 light-years from Earth may have eaten several of its planets, leading them to give it the nickname Kronos, after the Greek god who ate his sons. The star — with the official name of HD 240430 — is believed to be part of a wide binary star ...

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