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Revolutionary overhaul of dinosaur family tree proposed

Revolutionary overhaul of dinosaur family tree proposed In Baron's redrawn dinosaur family tree, the saurischians now only include the sauropodomorphs, and the theropods were grouped with ornithischians to form a new classification named ornithoscelidans. "Our results strongly suggest that the ancestral dinosaur was a quick, two-footed, generalist feeder that would have eaten a mix of plants and meat", Baron said. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner showcased in official video

Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner showcased in official video That means it'll have narrower borders, especially on the top and bottom. US based carriers will also be introducing their own set of deals, so it is recommended that you hold off on the purchase till you get a better glimpse at which corner is providing the best possible deal for the Galaxy S8. [Full Article...]

"Do-or-die time for health care for President Trump, GOP", report

The current version of the GOP bill would largely preserve that expansion through 2020, and after that date, the law would grandfather in those beneficiaries who had joined Medicaid before and remained enrolled. "How can they go back and face their constituents if they're the reason we didn't get the most significant entitlement reform in a generation, if they're the reason we didn't keep our prom... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom follows U.S. restrictions

United Kingdom follows U.S. restrictions The United States said its ban applied to all electronic devices larger than an average-sized mobile phone, including game consoles. The UK Department for Transport said passengers should check online with their airline for further details and said: "We understand the frustration that these measures may cause and we are working with the aviation industry to minimise any impact". [Full Article...]

Wreckage Of Rescue 116 Located off Blackrock Island

Wreckage Of Rescue 116 Located off Blackrock Island The other crew members, Captain Mark Duffy, Winchman Ciaran Smith and Winch Operator Paul Ormsby, remain missing. Search crews said they are "hopeful" the bodies of the missing crew could be inside. It has emerged the Air Accident Investigation Unit now believe the helicopter crashed into the rocks on Black Rock - a tiny island with a lighthouse. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Release Date Leaked

Destiny 2 Release Date Leaked While the Italian/European date could be different than the worldwide launch, it seems less likely for a game with a global server structure. There's another image of the poster on Imgur . Now it's unknown if this leak is of a real poster for the upcoming game. Based on Activision's earnings call for Q4, we know that a Destiny sequel is due this year - and if this poster is legit, now we know... [Full Article...]

Low-income energy assistance, weatherization would be cut in Trump budget

Low-income energy assistance, weatherization would be cut in Trump budget Mulvaney will be eviscerated politically within weeks, and for no ascertainable objective. "Less than three weeks ago, this administration claimed it is a priority to advocate for HBCUs, but, after viewing this budget proposal, those calls ring hollow", said state Rep. [Full Article...]

Eyewitnesses describe a chaotic scene after London terror attack

Eyewitnesses describe a chaotic scene after London terror attack Rowley revised the death toll down to four, including the attacker, a police officer guarding Parliament and two civilians. 29 people remain in hospital, with seven of those said to be in a critical condition. Among those injured in the attack were 12 Britons, three French children, two Romanians, four South Koreans, two Greeks, and one person each from Germany, Poland, Ireland, China, Italy a... [Full Article...]

Rosetta spacecraft shows landslide on Comet 67P

Rosetta spacecraft shows landslide on Comet 67P The last image captured by the OSIRIS instrument on July 10 showed a cloud of gas and dust, ejecting from the comet. Five days later, OSIRIS got another good look at the site in question. Nearly all of the rubble settled at the foot of the cliff. In summer 2015, Comet 67P was approaching its perihelion - its closest approach to the sun. [Full Article...]

Ryzen 5 Rises To The General Market

Ryzen 5 Rises To The General Market Though the Intel chip will be slightly quicker out of the blocks, and also have a slight lead in most gaming benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 chip will be sporting more than double the thread count of the Core i5's four core setup. Like the Ryzen 7 1800X and 1700X, we presume the Ryzen 5 1600X will not ship with a cooler. The primary temperature reporting sensor of the AMD Ryzen processor is a sensor... [Full Article...]

Toyota secures license to Microsoft's connected auto patents

Toyota secures license to Microsoft's connected auto patents The company has not disclosed any financial details of the deal. Connected vehicle innovations that Microsoft lists in its new auto licensing page include Windows, its exFAT file storage system, Wi-Fi and mobile connectivity , sensors , Kinect for gesture computing , its Cortana voice-recognition system, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. [Full Article...]

Samsung Pay mobile payment launched in India, supports UPI

Samsung Pay mobile payment launched in India, supports UPI LG Electronics Inc. that has been lagging behind its peers in offering a killer mobile payment app will finally introduce its own mobile payment service dubbed LG Pay that is similar to the one adopted by its biggest local rival Samsung Electronics Co.'s Samsung Pay. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court nomination committee gear up for the fourth day of hearings

Supreme Court nomination committee gear up for the fourth day of hearings His questioner, Senator Ben Sasse , quipped in response, 'You just said bigly, and I just won five bucks'. The nominee, who now sits on the Denver-based U.S. He clerked for two Supreme Court justices and also worked for the Department of Justice. In Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius, in June 2013, the 10th Circuit ordered the federal government to stop enforcement of the federal mandate agains... [Full Article...]

Fossil is launching 300 new smartwatches this year

Fossil is launching 300 new smartwatches this year Fossil has announced a huge range of new Android Wear 2 .0 smartwatches and hybrid watches at Basselworld 2017. Fossil has also said they will feature high-resolution full-AMOLED displays. That will be followed by a Diesel watch and two supposedly very slim Fossil-branded ones, dubbed the Q Venture and Q Explorist. New Fossil Group brands that are reportedly entering the wearables space in 2017... [Full Article...]

And Here We Have A Speeding SUV Slamming Into A Gas Pump

And Here We Have A Speeding SUV Slamming Into A Gas Pump The 35-year-old victim died sometime Tuesday, Harborview spokeswoman Susan Gregg said. The crash caused the Honda to slide sideways into a tree on a planting strip, trapping the 35-year-old male driver inside the vehicle. The SUV continued down the road, and witnesses said as the driver tried to brake, he lost control and the SUV went airborne over curb, through a parking lot and into a Shell Gas ... [Full Article...]

Better Battery Life, Faster and Informed Updates

Better Battery Life, Faster and Informed Updates Apart from that, listening to music through wireless headphones with the new Audio API is the kind of experience that receives a significant boost with the latest update . Android users should also keep in mind the fact that their smartphone's memory will be wiped. Google is rolling out shortcuts in Search to all users for an easier way to access things like Google Translate, the Nearby fea... [Full Article...]

Xbox Austria Reveals Games With Gold April 2017 Lineup

Xbox Austria Reveals Games With Gold April 2017 Lineup Of course Darksiders will also be playable on Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility. For those unfamiliar with how this works, during every month Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games - two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360. [Full Article...]

Body of doctor who jumped into Lagos Lagoon recovered

Body of doctor who jumped into Lagos Lagoon recovered The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni, said Orji's remains were "identified by some of his family members, including the driver". Orji's body, according to a statement, will be handed over to the family while investigation continues. [Full Article...]

Chinese Premier Says Free Trade Not To Blame For Global Problems

Chinese Premier Says Free Trade Not To Blame For Global Problems Australia, however, may have little scope to increase meat exports as its cattle herd is languishing near a two-decade low. "It is all about how to respond to it", Li said, adding China's USD50 billion trade deficit with Australia should be resolved by "continuing to expand trade". [Full Article...]

FBI Confirms Investigation Into Links Between Trump And Russia

FBI Confirms Investigation Into Links Between Trump And Russia He did, however, announce that he had "no information" to support Trump's recent allegations that former president Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower. Are we to believe there was no surveillance associated with that? The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the agency is looking into claims Russian Federation interfered with the USA election result. [Full Article...]


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