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State Department Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Draws Fire

Trump broke precedent by not divesting from his business interests when he became president. The short item was posted on a promotional website called " Share...


National Football League mock draft: Mel Kiper addresses Kansas City Chiefs offensive needs

Should the Cardinals reach for a quarterback here? Everyone wants to know who the Eagles are targeting at No. 14 overall. Here are his Jets picks. Before ...


March For Science On Earth Day To Resist Trump's War On Facts

Egger now serves as president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT), which has endorsed the national March for Science . Climate change d...


Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa., police confirm

McDonald's staff tipped off police about the location of Facebook killer Steve Stephens after he ordered 20 Chicken McNuggets. Although Facebook pulled the ...


Mini Super Nintendo? SNES Classic may launch this year

The website Eurogamer - whose sources have been on the money in the past - is now claiming Nintendo is putting a tiny Super NES into production for a Holida...


Google reportedly building ad-blocker into Chrome

This feature, Wall Street Journal reports , would be turned on by default. One thing that Google is still considering is whether its ad-blocker will only block...


AMD Launches Radeon RX-500 Series; Polaris Evolved for 2017

For example the Core speeds on the AMD RX 580 have been increased from 1120 MHz (AMD RX 480) to 1257 MHz (AMD RX 580). Either figure is a pretty significant j...


IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The UAE's forecast is cut to 1.5 per cent from 2.5 per cent previous year. The IMF resident representative also said higher commodity prices will push up infl...


Despite Legal Battles, Arkansas Could Still Execute 7 Inmates. But Should It?

Bruce Ward and Don Davis's executions were scheduled to begin Monday at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. respectively, but that plan has been put into question as the Arkan...


Russia Relations May Be At An 'All-Time Low'

Mr Tillerson said there was "a low level of trust" between both countries and such a relationship could not be allowed to continue between the world's foremos...


S8 Pre-orders Surpass Previous Models — Samsung

Unfortunately, however, the company has announced that the voice control feature of its smart assistant, Bixby, will not ship with it. Samsung's comments abou...


Malala receives highest UN honour to promote girls education

On October 9, 2012, as 15-year-old Malala rode a bus home from school with friends on their way home from school, a masked gunman boarded the bus and asked whic...


Mass bleaching damages Great Barrier Reef

James Kerry , part of the team at the Australian Research Council's center of excellence for coral reef studies. The same scientists who undertook observation...


Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Thompson, Australians No. 2 singles behind No. 16 Kyrgios, was a prohibitive underdog against Sock. The victor of the quarter-final will face either Belgium o...


Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the UK

Today Amazon also announced that it will be pushing out an update that adds Alexa to all Fire TV hardware in the UK. The Fire TV Stick retails at £39.99 ($5...


Windows XP Loses More and More Ground to Windows 7 and 10

Furthermore, Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Creators Update will now support per-monitor DPI so that when you switch displays it will scale dynamically. ...


All of 140 characters of Twitter are now available for reply

You can also edit who sees your reply by clicking or tapping on "replying to" and removing unwanted handles from the list that appears. In threads involving mo...


Kim Kardashian West has surgery on her uterus

Kim has been very open about her bid to conceive again and the complications she suffered with both of her pregnancies, and now the reality star wants to tr...


Astronauts perform second of three scheduled spacewalks at International Space Station

The lost fabric shield is relatively large: It weighs 18 pounds and, when unfolded, measures about 5 feet by 2 feet and is about 2 inches thick. The shielding...


Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket

The company was recently awarded its second contract to fly missions for the U.S. Air Force and plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon lat...


Facebook Gets Its Own Version Of Snapchat Stories

Unlike Stories on Instagram and WhatsApp which are deleted from existence after 24 hours, you can share those stories on your Timeline so that they remain for...


Destiny 2 Will Have PlayStation Exclusives

One of the leaks that surface this week include a poster of the upcoming sequel to Destiny . We now also have Destiny 2 hysteria on the verge of causin...


Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

The publication states it's too early to tell how many jobs will be created or retained. Ford's government affairs team briefed the Trump administration on th...


NCAA men's tournament: 'Zags, Ducks reach Final Four

Under a brighter light, flaws and successes stand out even brighter and show what can be expected as the tournament turns up the intensity. "Because, to be hone...


'I was right!' Trump praises instincts for 'correctly' accusing Obama of 'wiretapping'

Although Judge Napolitano was dropped by the television network for claiming Obama's administration had asked the British intelligence agency to carry out the s...


Unemployment rate rises in Brown County

In Orange County, where seasonally adjusted numbers were not available, the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. The 5.3 percent rate is down from 5.5 percent i...


Defining Pluto as a planet again!

Six scientists from institutions across the United States argued that Pluto deserves to be a full planet, along with some 110 other bodies in the solar system, ...


United Nations official quits amid pressure

Rima Khalaf, a Jordanian who heads Beirut-based ESCWA and is a UN undersecretary-general, announced her resignation at a hastily called press conference in the ...


Injustice 2 Will Only Include Cosmetic Microtransactions

That changed today with the introduction of Source Crystals, a real-money resource which will be one of the game's main forms of currency for changing the way y...


Hyundai Motor's Sonata to be recalled in U.S. due to seatbelt defect

At least one injury has been reported. After at least two incidents where Hyundai seatbelts detached during a collision, the carmaker is recalling almost on...


Boaty McBoatface dives into first Antarctic mission

The remote-controlled underwater research submarine that captivated the world a year ago is making its first ever trip this week to Antarctica to capture climat...


Trump, Merkel And The Wider Western World 48:16

Cathryn Clüver , founding executive director of the Future Diplomacy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she is also executive director o...


Google is reportedly buying data science community Kaggle

With this new technology, which is now in a Private Beta according to Google , developers are able to search for specific objects within videos, a feature that...


Amazon CEO's Blue Origin Rocket Has Its First Customer

A seven-page white paper prepared by space company Blue Origin - owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos - for the Nationals Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA...


More Details Arrive for the New Hearthstone Quest Cards

Coming to Windows and Mac PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and mobile phones, Journey to Un'Goro card packs will be winnable in Hearthstone's Arena ...