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Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee

Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee

In all, more than 14,000 residents and tourists were forced to evacuate the tourist city in the mountains, where some hotspots persisted and a curfew was in effect overnight Tuesday. The release notes that Dollywood has suspended park operations at least through Wednesday, but DreamMore will be open on a limited basis as a shelter and for registered guests.


Antarctica: Pine Island Glacier icebergs breaking off due to deep rifts inland

Antarctica: Pine Island Glacier icebergs breaking off due to deep rifts inland

The revelation led to many people wondering about the reason for the phenomenon and also sent scientists and researchers into a tizzy to find its cause. The discoverers want to know just how these rifts get started, and determine their overall effect on the stability of ice shelves. The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers also block the ice flow of one of the most active ice streams on the continent.


Robert Griffin III, Girlfriend Grete Sadeiko Robbed During Giants Vs. Browns Game

Robert Griffin III, Girlfriend Grete Sadeiko Robbed During Giants Vs. Browns Game

Jackson said he would not decide whether Griffin, Josh McCown or rookie Cody Kessler will start against Cincinnati on December 11 until he sees next week's practices. "You have to throw everything in the pot and then make a decision", he said. Playing quarterback in our system. It's no different than Cody (Kessler), Josh (McCown) or Kevin (Hogan ).


VW's new premium sedan previewed

VW's new premium sedan previewed

By distancing the Arteon from both the Passat and CC names, Volkswagen is clearly aiming to move its brand perception up a further notch. It's also likely that either a hybrid or a fully electric version will also be available given the manufacturer's increasing focus on electrification in the wake of "dieselgate".



Black Friday bleeds into Cyber Monday

Retailers offer a lot of online discounts all year long, and deepen them around holiday season, even before Black Friday. "Cyber Monday is on track to hit our prediction of $3.36 billion and could retain its position as the top online shopping day of the season, but only if retailers continue to push as good of deals today as they have over the holiday weekend", Becky Tasker, managing analyst for Adobe Digital Insights, said in a statement supplied to CNBC .


Apple MacBook Pro 2016 now available in India, price starts Rs 1,29900

Apple MacBook Pro 2016 now available in India, price starts Rs 1,29900

This new addition is known as the Touch Bar. The 15-inch display variant of Apple MacBook Pro is available in India at Rs 2,05,900 for 256GB storage variant. The glitches appear to be widespread in the initial first wave of MacBook Pros , with Radeon Pro 450 and Radeon Pro 460 users reporting what appear to be symptoms of video card failure-artifacts, distorted colors, flickering and tearing.