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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit KC area this week Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit KC area this week
- September 12, 2017

The only certainty for Title IX coordinators and college administrators is uncertainty. Given the Trump administration's track record and some of DeVos's dubious staff appointments, it's understandable that there would be wariness about where the department might be headed on this critical issue. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Holdings Raised by Baillie Gifford & Co
- September 12, 2017

Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 504.6% during the 1st quarter. ( ATVI ) traded 5.26 million shares at hands. 631.68 million shares or 1.57% more from 621.89 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Analysts on average have given a price target of $69.91 to Activision Blizzard, Inc. (more...)
Porsche 911 GT3-based 'Touring' leaks online Porsche 911 GT3-based 'Touring' leaks online
- September 12, 2017

Judging by these images, which appear to be leaked from an official presentation of some sort, the 911 Touring will feature a watered down exterior with no large rear wing. However, the Touring will only be available with a six-speed manual gearbox, with no dual-clutch automatic PDK option. Top speed of the Touring Pack is down from the full-fat GT3, but only by 2mph - the Touring Pack's 196mph versus the GT3's 198mph. (more...)
Grow Home, Grow Up Team Announces New FPS Atomega Grow Home, Grow Up Team Announces New FPS Atomega
- September 12, 2017

Atomega's world is at the end of time, where only Exoforms exist. See the full release below, and take a look at the sweet trailer. Playing as a "super advanced post-biological lifeform" called an Exoform (it's a cube, pretty much), you'll be competing for mass against seven other players. (more...)
Call of Duty is Helping UK Army Veterans Find Long-Term Work Call of Duty is Helping UK Army Veterans Find Long-Term Work
- September 11, 2017

To fund United Kingdom endowment programmes, Activision today announced The Call of Duty Endowment Double Duty Calling Card for Call of Duty: Black Ops III is available in the UK. This scheme is being expanded to the United Kingdom, and The Endowment is seeking to identify and create partnerships with a select group of United Kingdom charities, and these will be announced in the coming months. (more...)
Five Dead In Two Road Crashes Five Dead In Two Road Crashes
- September 11, 2017

It appears the the vehicle, which was travelling south toward the city, collided with a northbound truck while attempting to make a right turn. A man and a woman in their 60s, who were passengers in one of the cars, were pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
Amazon's next Fire TV may double as an Echo speaker Amazon's next Fire TV may double as an Echo speaker
- September 11, 2017

Amazon's flagship Fire TV is a bit overdue for a refresh. One thing that we noticed in the leaked images is that one of the Fire TV models looks a lot like Google's Chromecast Ultra. The new flagship Fire TV model is the unreleased "AFTA" device that surfaced for the first time last week. AFTVNews suggests that, given the device combines the functionality of an Echo Dot and Fire TV, it'll cost upwards of $100 and be announced at an unknown point. (more...)
Super Mario 64 Online lets you play the classic with your pals Super Mario 64 Online lets you play the classic with your pals
- September 11, 2017

It's been two decades since Mario first jumped around in 3D, but it's still insane fun to go bounding across the hills and through the castle in Super Mario 64 . Super Mario 64 is one of the world's most popular speed games. SM64 is built on a Super Mario 64 ROM for PC and seems to have all the heart and soul of the beloved original. (more...)
The new Ford Mustang arrives in Europe next year The new Ford Mustang arrives in Europe next year
- September 11, 2017

The changes for the new model year include a slightly sleeker new look, some sophisticated engine and suspension upgrades, the addition of some more advanced driver assistance technologies, and more options for buyers to customize their Mustang. (more...)
Nintendo Direct Set For September 13, 2017 Nintendo Direct Set For September 13, 2017
- September 11, 2017

As for 3DS titles, we could see more of the forthcoming Kirby game Nintendo has already confirmed for the handheld. As expected, the special stream will feature content on Super Mario Odyssey , the upcoming new Mario game. There are a number of planned Switch releases that we lack firm release date information for. New details about Super Mario Odyssey and what's coming to the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS over the next few months will be discussed during a Nintendo Direct later ... (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro laptop with Intel 8th-Gen processor launched Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro laptop with Intel 8th-Gen processor launched
- September 11, 2017

The Mi Notebook Pro comes with a large 15.6-inch screen with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 6.52mm narrow bezels on the sides. The company had launched its Notebook Air laptops in China only, so we could expect that the new Notebook Pro from Xiaomi will only be available in China initially then the company will make it available for other nations of the world. (more...)
Class-action lawsuit filed against Equifax for security breach Class-action lawsuit filed against Equifax for security breach
- September 11, 2017

The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta faults Equifax for "gargantuan failures to secure and safeguard consumers' personally identifiable information ... However, some experts are warning people not to use the monitoring until Equifax removes a clause that appears to strip consumers of the right to sue the company or join a class action lawsuit. (more...)
GST makes larger cars, SUVs dearer GST makes larger cars, SUVs dearer
- September 11, 2017

The cess on mid-sized cars such as Hyunda Verna, Honda City, Volkswagen Vento, Maruti Ciaz, Toyota Corolla has been hiked by 2 per cent, taking the effective GST rate to 45 per cent. "These constant changes could lead to market instability, thus dampening the spirit of the industry across the entire value chain", Shekar Viswanathan , vice-chairman at Toyota Kirloskar. (more...)
Nate's take away from the Carolina Panthers win over the 49ers Nate's take away from the Carolina Panthers win over the 49ers
- September 11, 2017

This, of course, is good news for the Panthers as they head into a season in which the team hopes to bounce back from a disappointing 2016 campaign. Newton is recovering from offseason surgery on a torn rotator cuff. The 49ers turned the ball over on downs for a third time during the fourth quarter when Carlos Hyde was stuffed at the goal line. The 49ers were penalized 10 times for 74 yards in the first half, including two illegal-formation flags. (more...)
Florida gun owners encouraged to 'shoot the storm' Florida gun owners encouraged to 'shoot the storm'
- September 11, 2017

Since Mr Edwards came up with his "masterplan", other similar Facebook pages have been created - including one suggesting using flame throwers to scare away the storm. "I never envisioned this event becoming some kind of insane idea larger than myself. Except ice cream, eat that, it's value can't be measured", the event description read. (more...)
Lexington firefighters climbing stairs in remembrance of 9/11 Lexington firefighters climbing stairs in remembrance of 9/11
- September 11, 2017

Joe Downey of New York City lost his father and seven of his fellow firefighters. Firefighters went to new heights Sunday climbing steps to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11. That's why the Lexington Fire Department climbed the big blue building downtown Saturday morning. Each participant was given the name of a first responder to climb in memory of. (more...)
Kulgam encounter: Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested Kulgam encounter: Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested
- September 11, 2017

The identity of the militants is still being established. The surrendered militant has been identified as Adil Hussain Dar from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The killed terrorists have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat and Mohammad Altaf Rather, both belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen. During the operation, the Hizbul militants opened fire at the security forces which lead to a gunfight. (more...)
Additional CT National Guardsmen heading to help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts Additional CT National Guardsmen heading to help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts
- September 11, 2017

A total of 124 airmen from the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard are being deployed to the US Virgin Islands to assist in response to Hurricane Irma . More than a million of Puerto Rico's 3.5 million US citizens were estimated to be without power. The Indiana National Guard has an All Hazards Plan that is routinely rehearsed to ensure our response is timely and coordinated with the Incident Command need. (more...)
Indiana Responders Move From Texas To Florida For Relief Efforts Indiana Responders Move From Texas To Florida For Relief Efforts
- September 11, 2017

The team has also gotten a ferry that will help move cars and equipment to the island by 2 p.m. today if conditions allow. "I don't think they ever had a back-to-back callout", Lincoln Fire Chief Micheal Despain said Friday. After meeting at the Virginia Beach Fire Training Center Monday afternoon, the 45 member task force had originally left for San Juan on Tuesday. "It's what we do", Ganger said, adding that about 90 percent of the people on the task force are firefighters. (more...)
Lodestar Investment Counsel IL Buys 5932 Company Stocks In Wal-Mart Stores, Lodestar Investment Counsel IL Buys 5932 Company Stocks In Wal-Mart Stores,
- September 10, 2017

The 20-day Stochastic %k measure, which sits at 58.39%, tells a similar story, and suggests that WMT now trades in neutral territory. SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) has risen 36.82% since September 10, 2016 and is uptrending. First City Capital Management owns 1,824 shares or 0.21% of their United States portfolio. It also upped Pbf Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) stake by 11,600 shares and now owns 194,400 shares. (more...)