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Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement

Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement At a Wednesday news conference and in a letter to President Donald Trump , Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer warned that leaving the deal would be a "historic mistake" and turn the USA into an "international pariah". [Full Article...]

NASA's Juno probe spots monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles

NASA's Juno probe spots monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles Auroral lights shining in Jupiter's polar regions seem to operate in a reverse way to those on Earth . "Or should I say , Jupiter-shattering", said Juno's principal investigator at the South Research Institute, Scott Bolton . And that provides some clues as to where inside the planet the magnetic field is being generated. By studying how the particles behave in the grip of the gas giant... [Full Article...]

The Pokemon Company Features Magikarp in Its New Mobile Game

The Pokemon Company Features Magikarp in Its New Mobile Game Niantic announced early this year that it will release a new game. Magikarp was also the subject of a song posted by the Pokemon Company. Although it doesn't measure up to Pokemon's reputation of being a manufacturer of adrenalizing games, as the saying goes "something is better than nothing". [Full Article...]

Samsung Demonstrates Its Next Generation Stretchable OLED Display Prototype

Samsung Demonstrates Its Next Generation Stretchable OLED Display Prototype The patent shows that there is a camera lens protruding from the display of the smartwatch itself, which may indicate it has an optical zoom functionality. Apart from that, the patent shows that the tablet will come with a home button up front and will feature capacitive touch buttons as well. An estimated 150 million all-screen smartphones equipped with 18:9 panels will be shipped globally in 2... [Full Article...]

Kyocera DuraForce PRO Now Available From T-Mobile For $425

Kyocera DuraForce PRO Now Available From T-Mobile For $425 For an industrious worker, an adventurous thrill-seeker or a parent on the go, DuraForce Pro incorporates advanced technology and features created to function in life's most demanding moments. Pricing for this rugged Android smartphone is set at $425. The battery measures in at 3240mAh, and the DuraForce PRO features wireless charging, too. [Full Article...]

Scientist discovers snakes that hunt in packs

Scientist discovers snakes that hunt in packs For the first time, a researcher has discovered a specific type of snake that hunts in packs to increase their chances of snagging an unsuspecting meal - and they do it by hanging upside down from the mouth of a cave. He believes the snakes just take each other's positions into account. "It's not as though they are sharing a bat, or helping each other directly catch a bat by repositioning th... [Full Article...]

UC San Diego Study: Warmer nights coming in the future

UC San Diego Study: Warmer nights coming in the future But as far as Obradovich could tell, he told The Washington Post , no one had tracked a large number of sleepers in their homes across the United States. The study was led by Nick Obradovich , who conducted much of the research as a doctoral student in political science at the University of California San Diego. [Full Article...]

Centre seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt on Saharanpur violence

Centre seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt on Saharanpur violence A relative attends to Rajesh Kumar, 28, who was attacked by a group of people while returning from a rally, at a government hospital in Meerut, about 65 kilometers from New Delhi , India, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The state's controversial chief minister Yogi Adityanath , a hard-line Hindu nationalist, tweeted that those responsible would face "strict action". [Full Article...]

The seven most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

Bethlehem - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital during his 45-minute encounter with his American counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

WannaCry ransomware possibly linked to North Korea

Europol said the situation was "stable" after attacks that struck computers in British hospital wards, European auto factories and Russian banks. The virus encrypts a computer's files and will only decrypt them in return for a payment, typically via Bitcoin, an online currency. [Full Article...]

Trump son-in-law Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russian Federation probe: media reports

The investigation into Kushner is reportedly centering on meetings he had with the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak , in April and December 2016. "Mr. Kushner participated in thousands of calls in this time period", Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick , said in response. The Senate Intelligence Committee also added that Flynn risks being held in contempt of Congress i... [Full Article...]

#TBT - Watch When Mark Zuckerberg Found Out He Was Accepted Into Harvard

And although Zuckerberg never officially graduated himself, he is the featured speaker during Harvard's afternoon commencement ceremony. Zuckerberg thinks "when more people can turn their dreams into something great, we're all better for it". [Full Article...]

It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

The leaders of the Senate Russia investigation, Sens. Schiff added that he would need to consult with Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller as to whether offering Flynn any form of immunity would interfere with Mueller's goal of rooting out possible criminal behavior and bringing indictments where appropriate. [Full Article...]

5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting

5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting On one occasion, they noted Muslims from more than 11 different countries, Iftekhar said. Many of us will use this period to reflect, meditate and contemplate the year gone by and the year ahead. "There is no need to add to the hardship and difficulties in the land with unnecessary disagreements and strifes, " he said. In 2015, dozens of Brooklyn mosques and cultural organizations helped to sp... [Full Article...]

Google Aims to Solve Advertising Attribution Problem

Google Aims to Solve Advertising Attribution Problem It seems like a fair assumption that 70 percent of credit and debit card transactions in the USA don't end with a cashier asking a customer whether they mind if their information is logged, matched with their browser and location history, anonymized, and sent to advertisers. [Full Article...]

Kushner Tried To Set Up Secret Communications Channel With Kremlin

Kushner also met with Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, which has been the subject of US sanctions following Russia's annexation of Crimea and its support of separatists in eastern Ukraine, reports NBC News . The president also faced backlash over revelations that he shared "highly classified" information with Kislyak and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during an Oval Office m... [Full Article...]

Can dealmaker make the ultimate deal?

Trump has continuously expressed his commitment to "making a deal", but never specified any concrete plans or stances on various flashpoint issues, such as the relocation of the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank , sidestepping the routine U.S. [Full Article...]

Mumbai backdrop for Saaho

Mumbai backdrop for Saaho Baahubali Prabhas who is enjoying his holidays at the USA will soon start his next flick Saaho . The 37-year-old actor will shoot for Saaho in Mumbai during monsoon. Reportedly, many Bollywood A-listers were trying their best to grab the role, but Prabhas has insisted that the actress be one from Telugu film industry as he feels he owes it to the industry and hence would act with a local act... [Full Article...]

Chelsea seeks double, Arsenal looking for redemption

Arsenal could not find a victor in normal time but Aaron Ramsey spared Wenger the torture of a penalty shoot-out in what was one of his biggest games in charge of the club. In some ways Conte has much to thank Arsenal for in his first season in charge of the Blues . The Gunners finished in fifth place in the Premier League table despite winning 3-1 against Everton on the final day of... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes aside Montenegro's leader, who takes it in stride

The two leaders sat across from each other at the center of a long, rectangular table. When Trump tried to lighten the mood with a joke about NATO's gleaming new home base - "I never asked once what the new NATO Headquarters cost" - there was no laughter from his counterparts. [Full Article...]


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