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South Korea on heightened alert

On April 9 North Korea attempted to launch a new test missile. On Sunday, Mr Trump wrote on Twitter that China was working with the USA on "the North Korea problem". During a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday, he praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for working hard to increase pressure on Pyongyang, citing Beijing's decision to return coal i... [Full Article...]

Have no fear the Unicorn Frappuccino is here!

I slid my green straw through the pink and blue sugar-topped whip cream and into the drink. Starbucks officially released its limited time Unicorn Frappucino on April 19 in stores across the U.S., Canada and some parts of Mexico. Colorado barista Braden Burson posted a video on Twitter complaining that the drink was hard to make. I believe I've hit my quota for Unicorn Frappuccino... [Full Article...]

Conditions for Life Exist on Saturn Moon Enceladus

The heavy presence of hydrogen suggests chemical reactions between the warm water and ocean-floor rock that could support life. "These results demonstrate the interconnected nature of NASA's science missions that are getting us closer to answering whether we are indeed alone or not". [Full Article...]

President Trump Defends Flip on China Currency Manipulation

President Trump Defends Flip on China Currency Manipulation Wang's comments came amid a mounting war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis", Han said. How great is the North Korea threat? USA defence secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that America was ready to work... [Full Article...]

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula In recent weeks, there have been reports that China moved 150,000 troops to the Chinese-North Korean border and put all five of its military regions on high alert for a possible conflict or emergency situation on the peninsula. Meanwhile, China is also opposed to the United States military's presence in South Korea, protesting the recent decision to begin deploying elements of the THAAD missile de... [Full Article...]

Samsung Electronics expects second biggest quarterly margin for 2017 Q1

The strong showing underscores the strength of a business that's yet to recover from the Galaxy Note 7 debacle and the arrest of its vice chairman, Lee Jae-yong. A South Korean court on Friday held the first trial on Samsung heir over bribery charge involving impeached President Park Geun-hye and her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil. [Full Article...]

Blackstone's earnings more than double on higher asset values

Blackstone's earnings more than double on higher asset values They set a "buy" rating on the stock. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL raised its stake in Blackstone Group by 1.4% in the third quarter. Brick & Kyle Associates now owns 18,952 shares of the company's stock valued at $484,000 after buying an additional 2,429 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Fans to mark anniversary of Prince's death

Fans to mark anniversary of Prince's death Billboard reports that according to Nielsen Music , Prince's catalog, counting both albums and songs, sold 7.7 million copies in the US since April 21, 2016. Prince asked the Amsterdam crowd to sing along and the Paisley Park audience followed suit. "It became a sort-of normal - I feel so fortunate to have been there". [Full Article...]

Saturn moon Enceladus is 'like a candy store for microbes'

With this finding, "we now know Enceladus has nearly all of the ingredients that you need to support life as we know it on Earth", Spilker said. "Enceladus has nearly all of the ingredients that you would need to support life on Earth", said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, during the press conference. [Full Article...]

Next Final Fantasy 15 Update Detailed

Next Final Fantasy 15 Update Detailed This new mode allows you to comfortably enjoy the game with stable frame rates. Furthermore, the update will feature a new magnifying option for subtitles and the menu screen size. New auto stickers added for Regalia customization. Official patch notes have not been posted yet, but we'll be sure to let you know more details as they come our way. [Full Article...]

Filipino officials visit disputed isle, to build facilities

Last year, an global tribunal court invalidated Beijing's sweeping claims to the seas in a ruling based on a case filed by the Philippines. Duterte has refrained from criticizing China's activities in the South China Sea and tends to blame the United States for letting the problem escalate, by failing to stop Beijing from building and arming its artificial islands. [Full Article...]

Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

US Defence Secretary, James Mattis, said: "You're aware that the leader of North Korea again recklessly tried to provoke something by launching a missile". A video showed missiles flying towards the United States , before the U.S. flag went up in flames. "We know they have been giving North Koreans components for their nuclear weapons program". [Full Article...]

Video Shows Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Tricked By A Photo

Video Shows Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Tricked By A Photo Thankfully, the Galaxy S8 has some alternative methods for getting into your phone, like a fingerprint sensor and iris scanner along with your standard on-screen methods. Other smartphones manufacturer that entirely ditched out the headphone jack, aside from Apple, are Motorola, LeEco, and HTC. You have to use a dongle if you want to plug in your wired headphones. [Full Article...]

Alaska Says BP Oil And Gas Leak Stopped

The oil spray ended Saturday, but the well remained out of control and vented gas through the weekend. "Overnight, the Unified Command achieved source control and killed the well". The nearest village, Nuiqsut (noo-IK-sit), is 50 miles away. "At the risk of stating the obvious, we believe a well that still requires kill operations continues to experience some level of uncontrolled flow", Tudor P... [Full Article...]

Trump on 'Evolving' Healthcare: Obamacare Took 17 Months to Pass

You know, there was never a give-up, ' he said . Negotiations between moderate and conservative House Republicans are underway, and on Thursday, Trump said the new Republican health care bill has "gotten really really good" because of those negotiations. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch's Super Bomberman R Patch Improves Frame Rate, Adds Stages

Nintendo Switch's Super Bomberman R Patch Improves Frame Rate, Adds Stages Aside from that, Super Bomberman R's update mainly focuses on balancing issues and optimization. Thankfully, Konami has been working hard on this game since launch to make it as flawless as it can be. Slight adjustments have also been made to the game's controls, making it a smoother experience. Less lag is likelier to occur when every participant in the Online Battle has a good network connec... [Full Article...]

Tech Giant Receives Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit From California DMV

Tech Giant Receives Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit From California DMV Truth be said , the license only confirms that Apple's autonomous vehicle initiative isn't completely dead. A quarter of all miles driven in the US may happen in shared, self-driving electric cars by the end of the next decade, Boston Consulting Group said this month. [Full Article...]

Market Analyst Who Called Trump Victory Sees Le Pen Winning in France

FN vice-president Florian Philippot responded to Cazeneuve on Twitter, saying the prime minister should "have resigned a long time ago for his incoherence and lack of rigour". "It's us or them", he said. If Melenchon makes it to the runoff, he is projected to beat both Le Pen and Fillon by comfortable margins although he is seen losing to Macron 41 percent to 59 percent. [Full Article...]

North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension U.S. officials said there was a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing, reclusive North Korea's sole major ally, although the officials played down concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. [Full Article...]

In or out? Trump aides to huddle on climate accord Tuesday

In or out? Trump aides to huddle on climate accord Tuesday White House officials were supposed to meet Tuesday to discuss the Paris agreement, but that meeting was postponed. "Paris is something that we need to really look at closely, because it's something we need to exit, in my opinion", Pruitt said in an interview with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" last week. [Full Article...]


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