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About 100 people still reported missing in California fires

About 100 people still reported missing in California fires

Some had seen the flames coming as they fled. "On one side we want to celebrate", he said. Northern California's hot, dry winds, known as "Diablo winds", were a major contributing factor to the fast spread of the fires. As each day passes, hope dwindles for victims who were in the direct path of the flames, said Sonoma County Sheriff Robert Giordano. Meanwhile, residents are preparing to return home this week - some to comb through the burnt ruins of their houses, and others to clean up ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Illinois Sells Bonds to Help Pay Down Overdue Bills

The yield on the bonds won by J.P. Morgan that mature in 2019 was not initially disclosed. The state's almost $16 billion backlog of bills is triple the amount when Rauner took office in January 2015. Today's rate has an all-in borrowing cost of 3.5 percent, cutting those costs by more than half. Mendoza said once borrowing is complete next week, her office will be able to use federal money to make the unpaid bill pile smaller. Consulte Mais Informação

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HP announces world's most powerful detachable tablet

HP announces world's most powerful detachable tablet

The HP ZBook x2 features a 14-inch diagonal, 4K multi-touch display with an optional 10-bit, one-billion color HP DreamColor display calibrated to 100 percent of Adobe RGB. The ZBook x2 can be used in four modes: laptop, detached, docked with up to two monitors, and tablet mode. In detached mode, users can use HP's most accurate and expressive pen while still having full access to all of their shortcut keys with the Bluetooth-enabled keyboard off to the side. Consulte Mais Informação

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Roselyn Akombe resigns from poll agency

Roselyn Akombe resigns from poll agency

Akombe left the country to Dubai to monitor the printing of ballot papers, but diverted to NY from where she sent the resignation letter, saying she is not even prepared to come back to Kenya. "These acts must be condemned by all and action taken against the perpetrators", read part of the statement. "The Commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election on 26 October 2017". Consulte Mais Informação

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European Central Bank turns down Middlesex's appeal against points deduction

European Central Bank turns down Middlesex's appeal against points deduction

The champions of 2016 had appealed against the penalty, imposed for a slow over rate in the crossbow bolt abandonment at The Oval, after finishing second bottom missing out on safety by a point. Middlesex grudgingly accepted the decision. "It is not within the power or gift of either the umpires or the players to make deals like that". Middlesex chief executive Richard Goatley said the club would not seek to challenge the ruling. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senior Republican says Trump is steering USA towards World War III

Trump's performance in the White House . "He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I said 'NO THANKS, '" Trump said in a series of Tweets, labeling Corker a " negative voice " that " stands in the way " of his administration's agenda. Vice President Mike Pence called Corker, a sign that he is reprising his role as a peacemaker in the administration. He said Trump had performed a " public castration " of his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , and put Tillerson in a group of three senior ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Michigan State unanimous champion in Big Ten preseason media poll

Michigan State was a unanimous pick to win the Big Ten, and Spartans sophomore forward Miles Bridges was a rare unanimous pick as the league's player of the year. Following Wednesday's makeup, which was originally scheduled for September 15 but was rescheduled when a string of illnesses hit the Nebraska team, all of the Big Ten teams will have two matches left in the regular season. Consulte Mais Informação

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Intel debuts a deep-learning AI chip to battle Nvidia

Intel debuts a deep-learning AI chip to battle Nvidia

The new processing chips seem to have grown out Intel's recent acquisition of Nervana Systems, a tech startup that was focusing on developing hardware for deep learning machines. Intel also invented a new numeric format for Nervana called Flexpoint . Flexpoint allows scalar computations to be implemented as fixed-point multiplications and additions while allowing for large dynamic range using a shared exponent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boy tortured, killed by mother's boyfriend, who believed child was gay

Boy tortured, killed by mother's boyfriend, who believed child was gay

In April, a welfare employment office called 911 and reported seeing Gabriel's injuries, which included "black eyes, bruises, burn marks, and ligature marks". "Isauro through his actions committed the crime of murder, but that in his mind he never meant to kill Gabriel", defense attorney John Alan said. The abuse worsened in the months leading up to Gabriel's death, according to testimony from two of his siblings, both of whom are minors. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mitsubishi Emirai 4 Concept to Debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi Emirai 4 Concept to Debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

The concept will be officially unveiled at the Tokyo motor show at the end of October. The system featured in the Emirai 4 can boost safety by enhancing autonomous control if a driver is detected to have reduced concentration. Mitsubishi has developed an innovative display system for the Emirai's instrument panel which uses two LCD screens and mirrors to create a 3D effect that helps to minimise driver distraction by making information easier to focus on and provides useful alerts ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Baltimore PD releases video of deadly officer-involved shooting

Baltimore PD releases video of deadly officer-involved shooting

A police spokeswoman told WMAR-TV that the officer called in the robbery on his police radio. The officer got out of the auto and shot Garrison, who was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Scott Wykoff also reports that there was video of the incident which is now being reviewed by police. He later died at a hospital. The officer involved, said to be a 17-year veteran of the force, is believed to be unharmed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ontario bill seeks to ban mandatory high heels as part of uniforms

She told CTV News Channel that her proposal aims to expand government footwear provisions further, into the province's massive service sector, for example. Martins' bill comes amid a broader push towards stronger employee rights regarding dress codes and uniforms. In a policy paper examining gender-specific dress codes past year, the Ontario Human Rights Commission said women who work in restaurants and bars should not be forced to wear high heels, short skirts, and low-cut tops. Consulte Mais Informação

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