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Nadal Cruises, Djokovic Survives Scare To Reach French Open Round of 16

Nikoloz Basilashvili gift-wrapped Rafael Nadal his easiest ever Grand Slam victory on Friday and admitted his ability to win just one game was "quite embarrassing and quite disappointing". "I am working on something, for sure, but still not ready to be shared". In another match , American Steve Johnson played his heart out under electric Roland Garros skies before losing to Dominic Thiem ... [Full Article...]

Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

Marine Le Pen, leader of France's Front National party and a staunch Trump supporter, also condemned the decision. And while leaders around the world are expressing their dismay, China sees this as an opportunity to become a global leader on climate change . [Full Article...]

Microsoft co-founder unveils world's biggest aeroplane

Microsoft co-founder unveils world's biggest aeroplane Allen's vision of normalizing access to low Earth orbit ". Stratolaunch , a company founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen , just unleashed the world's largest airplane on Wednesday. The brainchild of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen , the aircraft is created to carry space rockets and satellites to low Earth orbit, and launch them into space. [Full Article...]

Three South Korean banks to use Samsung's Bixby

Nobody had expected Samsung to launch a new smartphone so soon. The Note 8 won't be the first Samsung phone to have a dual camera setup, the company will unveil the C10 this summer, but an exact date is yet to be announced. It also shows letter R at the back side of the device which clears the name of the device with Samsung Galaxy Note 7R. A Samsung spokesperson said in a statement that " Bixby... [Full Article...]

GALLERY: Golden State Warriors overcome Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1

GALLERY: Golden State Warriors overcome Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 But at the end of the day, we gave up a lot in transition. Cleveland committed 20 turnovers and allowed 27 fastbreak points. "Finally, I just said, 'That's it, ' and moved a few seats away". Players James defended in Game 1 shot 7-of-12 from the field in Game 1 - that's 58 percent, and that's unacceptable. As bad as last season's finish hurt, it was an experience the team used as fue... [Full Article...]

Aliens are living on Earth, claims NASA partner Robert Bigelow

Aliens are living on Earth, claims NASA partner Robert Bigelow A prototype called Bigelow Expandable Activity Module has already been sent to space by NASA, now attached to the International Space Station, which has withstood space debris. However, Bigelow thinks otherwise, and when Logan asked him if he expected to see forms of intelligent life as humans explore the universe, he said that you don't have to go anywhere, that it's right "under our noses"... [Full Article...]

Putin denies Russian meddling in US election

Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) here in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin , he said India has traditionally been respecting nature and desisted from exploiting it. "This is Putin trying to obfuscate and blur what is the reality". Also among those to criticise Mr Trump was European Council president Donald Tusk, who said the USA had made "a ... [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vows more decisive action than ever on climate

The move signaled a campaign promise kept - a nod to themes of economic nationalism championed by one faction of the West Wing and a defiance of big business. Meanwhile, the announcement served as a rallying cry among the base of the Democratic Party. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk wrote on Twitter . [Full Article...]

NYC landmarks glow green to support Paris accord

NYC landmarks glow green to support Paris accord The state's energy authorities issued requests for proposals to boost the state's renewable energy production by 2.5 million megawatt-hours a year, or about 7.5 percent of the total renewable energy NY produced last year. "We are spearheading transformative change throughout the industry". On Thursday, Cuomo joined forces with California Gov. The state hopes to be a "magnet for new energy techno... [Full Article...]

Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'

Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence' He refused to elaborate any further and ignored shouted questions from reporters . In creating a separate entity to handle the Russian Federation fallout, the White House hopes existing staffers can return their focus to executing the President's agenda, which has largely stalled as aides and advisers work to respond to the Russian Federation story . [Full Article...]

CBSE to announce Class X results today

CBSE to announce Class X results today As Per Latest News, The results of cbse class 10 Releasing on june 3rd after 9 AM and before Noon (official press release). They will need to enter their roll number, date of birth, school code and centre code. From next year, Board-based exams have been made mandatory. "The results will be announced on 3 June at forenoon", a senior CBSE official told PTI . [Full Article...]

China is the victor from Trump's climate own goal: Russell

China is the victor from Trump's climate own goal: Russell As Trump seems to be taking the United States out of the Paris climate accord and pushes for an "America first" protectionist trade policy, Chinese and European Union officials will emphasise the need to tackle climate change and pursue free trade. [Full Article...]

Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Session questions

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in open session before the Senate intelligence committee next week, officials announced Thursday. Comey's associates have said Comey told them that Trump asked him at a January dinner to pledge his loyalty to the president and, at an Oval Office meeting weeks later, asked Comey to consider ending an FBI investigation into Trump's first natio... [Full Article...]

Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast Elected to UN Security Council

Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast Elected to UN Security Council Earlier on Friday, the General Assembly also elected the Netherlands as a non-permanent member to the council for one year starting from January 1, 2018 as a result of a tie between Italy and the Netherlands in last year's election. Human Rights Watch hopes that "they don't try to obstruct attempts to increasingly integrate human rights defence and the promotion of human rights at the council", he... [Full Article...]

When is WWDC 2017 and what will Tim Cook and Apple announce?

Apple is reportedly manufacturing a smart-home speaker that will compete with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home . It is claimed that this will be backed up by deep integration with Apple's product lineup and act as a hub from which users will be able to automate appliances synced up with Apple's HomeKit system. [Full Article...]

Nintendo changes its Switch online service plans, delays paid version to 2018

Nintendo changes its Switch online service plans, delays paid version to 2018 Nintendo has so far confirmed that Super Mario Bros. NESflix, if you will. For years, Nintendo fans have fantasized about a paid online service with access to Nintendo's rich library of classic games. What's the price and release date for Nintendo Switch Online? With this app, you'll be able to create an online lobby and voice chat with your friends. [Full Article...]

World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Conway made similar remarks in an interview on Fox News, citing "fairness" to American workers and businesses. A top atmospheric scientist at the U.N.'s weather agency said Friday that the "worst-case scenario" caused by the planned US pullout from the Paris climate deal would be a further 0.3-degree Celsius (0.5 Fahrenheit) rise in global temperatures by 2100. [Full Article...]

Austin Receives $300K in Grants From Environmental Protection Agency

Austin Receives $300K in Grants From Environmental Protection Agency The EPA also said redevelopment of the property will reduce forest biomass burning, which degrades air quality, and will prevent contamination on the site from entering local waterways. The grant states that funds will be used to "conduct 10 Phase I and six Phase II environmental site assessments". The money will go in part to support community outreach activities in the North Topeka riverfron... [Full Article...]

Democrats in Congress face roadblock from DOJ on oversight

Democrats in Congress face roadblock from DOJ on oversight Rather than simply being slow to respond to requests, as some Republicans felt the Obama administration was towards their requests, the White House has flat out told agencies not to cooperate with the Democrats. "When it comes to nearly anything we've done at a federal agency, very close to 100 percent of those we haven't heard anything back". "The OLC opinion does, however, state "(w) hether it... [Full Article...]

Top Trump aide exits as wider overhaul expected

Dubke's departure comes amid White House plans for a larger strategic communications shake-up to tackle allegations involving collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, including a " war room " to combat mounting lines of enquiry and multiple probes. [Full Article...]


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