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Chinese experiment set for ISS via re-used SpaceX Dragon

Chinese experiment set for ISS via re-used SpaceX Dragon Despite initial concern about afternoon clouds, conditions were within limits as Earth's rotation carried pad 39A into the plane of the space station's orbit and the Falcon 9's first-stage engines roared to life on time at 5:07 p.m. As my colleague April Glaser wrote earlier this week , the fact that SpaceX is able to re-use is rockets and spacecraft is a pretty big deal. It'll take it some... [Full Article...]

5nm nanosheet transistors cut power by 75%

5nm nanosheet transistors cut power by 75% While IBM's processing products are a less common sight than those of AMD, Intel, or ARM's multitudinous licensees, concentrating as it does on the data centre and high-performance computing markets, IBM itself has been expending considerable effort to keep up with the increasingly challenging demands of Moore's Law. [Full Article...]

Golden State among best teams I've seen, says LeBron James

At this point, it's not that the Cavs and Warriors are in a league by themselves. It's not that simple, especially when you're going against such a well-oiled machine in Golden State . After all, the Cavaliers lost the first two games of last year's Finals at Oakland , but came back to win the series in seven games, including the decisive Game 7 on Golden State's home floor. [Full Article...]

Windows 10 Workstation Edition Could Be Coming Soon

Windows 10 Workstation Edition Could Be Coming Soon The new flavor is tipped to be Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs Edition. Earlier today, we reported that Microsoft may be working on three new SKUs for Windows 10 , as revealed by some inquisitive users looking into the pkeyconfig files for Build 16212 , which Microsoft erroneously released to Windows 10 PCs and phones earlier this week . [Full Article...]

Failure of arcane 'sunset' bill could force lawmakers into costly overtime

Failure of arcane 'sunset' bill could force lawmakers into costly overtime Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, said the script prepared by Republican leadership in the Senate and House would close the annual session by June 2 when the reservoir of cash to operate the Legislature runs dry. When asked about the Senate Republican stance that a House amendment to SB 1929 was not germane, state Rep. If the GOP lose even two votes it could come down to Vic... [Full Article...]

London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor

A former friend of the same man, whom neighbours have described as a married father of two young children who regularly attended two local mosques, also said he had contacted police in Barking, east London , about his views after he discussed Isis-inspired terror attacks. [Full Article...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK Condemns Terrorist Attack in London

The pornography angle is, obviously, not being mentioned in connection to the London attack. "These actions are those of cold blooded murderers". The terrorist attack was carried out on Saturday night when a van rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain say they are severing diplomatic relations with Qatar. Bahrain is also cutting air and sea contacts with Qatar and was giving its citizens in Qatar 14 days to leave. Muslim Brotherhood parties allied to Doha are now mostly on the backfoot in the region, especially after a 2013 military takeover in Egypt ousted the elected Islamist p... [Full Article...]

'Wonder Woman' and 'Captain Underpants' premier at the box office

What's more American than Wonder Woman? Compared with other superhero flicks, " Wonder Woman's " $100.5 million debut tally is a larger domestic opening than " Iron Man " ($98.6 million), " Doctor Strange " ($85 million) and " Thor " ($65.7 million). [Full Article...]

Trump says United States to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

In spite of the fact that Trump plans to withdraw from the Paris agreement, dozens of mayors and governors around the USA are still committed to taking action to prevent the worst effects of climate change that will harm their cities. Trump said in a Twitter post on Wednesday night that he would make the announcement at 3 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden, ending his twe... [Full Article...]

Apple's Siri Speaker Reportedly Enters Production

Apple's Siri Speaker Reportedly Enters Production Amazon recently unveiled the latest member of its family of devices powered by its Alexa digital assistant - this one with a touchscreen. They also suggest that the company has been working on the home speaker project since long, even before Amazon had its Echo. [Full Article...]

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony - NY Times

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony - NY Times Former FBI Director James Comey will be grilled on whether President Donald Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, key US senators said on Sunday ahead of Comey's testimony this week on Capitol Hill. [Full Article...]

Tiger Shroff, Nidhi Agerwal's 'Munna Michael' trailer out

Tiger Shroff, Nidhi Agerwal's 'Munna Michael' trailer out What is most interesting is how Tiger has not shed his Heropanti style and still can be seen uttering dialogues like " Munna jhagda nahi karta, sirf pit'ta hai..." From the trailer, it's clear that Tiger fits in the shoes of Michael Jackson exceedingly well. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police locate potentially significant auto in Manchester bomb investigation

Abedi blew himself up in the attack at Manchester Arena and police have made a number of arrests as investigations continue. British police said Saturday that they made another arrest in connection with last month's suicide bombing at a concert venue in Manchester, England , which killed 22 people. [Full Article...]

Didn't even really talk to him: Putin on Flynn

Trump himself has been dogged by questions about any business dealings with Russia as well as reports of a damaging Russian dossier. "By some calculations it was convenient for them to release this information, so they released it, citing Russia", Putin added. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors demolish Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 in game two

Golden State Warriors demolish Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 in game two They wore the black shirts while winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals previous year, and will try the look again Sunday against Golden State. Fellow starters Tristan Thompson (eight points, four rebounds ) and J.R. The Warriors have a chance to take a commanding lead on Wednesday by going up 3-0. "It's the same thing I've been doing for the last three years". [Full Article...]

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact today

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact today He says, "I've seen some different press releases back and forth, so before I make an opinion, I want to sit down and read it". The accord , agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. [Full Article...]

Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times

Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times Spectators at the Senate hearing will probably be treated to a gossipy inside look at the quirky interactions between these two unpredictable men. "That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr Flynn", he added. Trump , the official said, will start his infrastructure push on Monday with a Rose Garden speech that will propose separating all air traffic control operations from the Federal Avi... [Full Article...]

Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

In his first tweet, Blankfein wrote: "Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the US's leadership position in the world". Speaking at the St. Several states, notably California, jump-started the electric vehicle industry in the United States by writing regulations requiring auto companies to sell a certain percentage of zero-emissions vehicles. [Full Article...]

Philippines Ceasefire Crumbles, Leaving Civilians Trapped in Marawi

Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao and suspended the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus for 60 days following the attacks in Marawi last May 23. Only 134 were freed on Sunday, less than on previous days, despite government hopes that more than 1,000 would be able to leave a city battered by 13 days of intense fighting . [Full Article...]


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