Donald Trump dismisses, mocks porn actress accuser

Lawyer Gloria Allred, left, holds a photograph of Jessica Drake and Donald Trump, taken in 2006 at a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, California, after she spoke to reporters about allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump in Los Angeles, California, Oct. 22, 2016.

Donald Trump is dismissing claims by an adult actress that he acted inappropriately with her.

“Oh, I’m sure she’s never been grabbed before,” the GOP nominee for president said sarcastically during a Monday interview with WGIR, a New Hampshire radio station.

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Hackers exploited connected “smart” devices for massive cyberattack

U.S. investigators are still trying to figure out who was behind the cyber attack Friday that crippled some of the biggest sites on the internet, from Amazon to Twitter.

Adam Myers, who works for internet security company Crowdstrike, says someone is sending a message.

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Google buys Eyefluence eye-tracking startup

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Google want to know everywhere that you’re looking.

Today, Eyefluence announced that it has been acquired by Google. The eye-tracking interface startup founded in 2013 had raised $21.6M in funding from investors including Intel Capital, Jazz Venture Partners, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and NHN Investment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Netflix’s Reed Hastings believes AT&T Time Warner merger could be good for consumers

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings isn’t bothered by the idea of a marriage between mobile powerhouse AT&T and HBO’s parent company Time Warner, “As long as HBO’s bits and Netflix’s bits are treated the same [by regulators],” he said.

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Uber hits another roadblock

Uber, the ridesharing behemoth that recently began operating driverless cars and exploring self-flying drone taxis, can’t seem to catch a break these days in the legal arena. The New York State Department of Labor has ruled that two Uber drivers, Jakir Hossain and Levon Alesanian, are indeed employees — not contractors —  and therefore eligible to receive unemployment benefits, the New York Times reports. Now, Hossain and Alesanian are eligible for weekly unemployment payments of up to $425 each.

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Samsung is reportedly temporarily halting production of the Galaxy Note 7

A little over a month after issuing a recall of its high-end handset and at the end of weekend littered with multiple reports of malfunctioning replacement units, Samsung has reportedly suspended production on the Galaxy Note 7.

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Tesla to unveil “unexpected” new product October 17

Tesla will unveil something on Monday October 17, according CEO and founder Elon Musk. It’ll be a new product, he said in a Tweet on Sunday, which will be “unexpected by most,” and which will be separate from a Tesla/SolarCity product unveiling on the 28th.

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‘You’d be in jail’ Trump says to Clinton & other debate zingers

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appear together during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016. © Mike Segar

Trump says Hillary Clinton would be in jail if he were in charge of the justice system, promising to hire a special prosecutor to “look into her situation” if he’s elected president.

Speaking at the second presidential debate on Sunday, Clinton said it was “awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the laws in this country.”

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Second presidential debate – live fact-checking

11:05 p.m. Donald Trump claims that Russia and Syria are fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

TRUMP STATEMENT: “I don’t like Assad at all but Assad is killing ISIS. Russia is killing ISIS and Iran is killing ISIS and those three have now lined up because of our weak foreign policy.”

FACT CHECK: False.

Russian and Syrian airstrikes have been targeted at rebel-held areas of Syria, not in regions controlled by ISIS. A Syrian opposition monitoring group found that 9,364 rebels had been killed by Russian air strikes in the last year, according to the Washington Post. As for Iran’s involvement in the Syrian war, the country’s main focus is to keep Assad in power by providing his government with military supplies, training and intelligence.

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Hillary Clinton says she’s “doing great” post-debate

EN ROUTE TO WHITE PLAINS — Hillary Clinton said she was surprised on Sunday night by what she called an “absolute avalanche of falsehoods” from her opponent in the second presidential debate.

“I really find it almost unimaginable that someone can stand and just tell, you know, a falsehood after falsehood,” Clinton told reporters on board her campaign plane in St. Louis.

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