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Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X Spencer went on to tout the Xbox One X's features, including its fast processor and higher-end graphics chip, which he says, should deliver better graphical quality in video games. If your main objective is to get to 4K resolution and a stable framerate it's certainly a less expensive alternative to a gaming PC which could cost nearly double the $499 price tag. [Full Article...]

Spicer says he's never spoken with Trump about Russian interference

Are the White House press briefings becoming so brief that they're actually disappearing? In the course of reporting, The Atlantic apparently reached out to Bannon, Trump's controversial chief strategist , to ask why some of the press briefings had been moved off-camera. [Full Article...]

International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too

Prime Minister Modi will participate in third Edition of International Yoga Day Function at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground in Lucknow . Prime Minister Narendra Modi did yogic exercises amid rains for some 15 minutes here on Wednesday as he underlined the importance of yoga in connecting the global community and creating jobs. [Full Article...]

Meet NASA's newest Astronaut recruits

A Williamsburg woman and former Naval Air Station Oceana pilot are among the newest members of NASA's 2017 astronaut candidate class. Originally from Texas, O'Hara earned a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from KU in 2005 and later earned a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University in 2009. [Full Article...]

Early Flooding at Dauphin Island from Tropical Disturbance in Gulf

Early Flooding at Dauphin Island from Tropical Disturbance in Gulf Cindy is moving toward the northwest near 7 miles per hour (11 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today. Bret now has sustained winds clocked at 40 miles per hour and is on a north by northwest track. Storm surge hasn't been a major concern of this storm, that being said, tides will be running 1-4 ft above average so some coastal flooding may start to occur late Wednesday and early Thu... [Full Article...]

Warmbier 'should have been brought home a long time ago'

A coroner hasn't reached a conclusion about the cause of death for a 22-year-old American college student who died in Cincinnati less than a week after he was released from North Korea in a coma. Asked about potential travel restrictions, the State Department's Nauert said, "we're contemplating that right now". "I think the president is signalling some frustration", Christopher Hill, a forme... [Full Article...]

Coroner: Otto Warmbier's family objected to autopsy, no internal examination performed

They said Mr Warmbier's condition was probably caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain. He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not clear exactly what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Warmbier. [Full Article...]

U.S. student's death reminder of North Korea's barbaric regime: Nikki Haley

U.S. student's death reminder of North Korea's barbaric regime: Nikki Haley Lakshmi Sammarco said the office accepted the case of Otto Warmbier , who died Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. It said his medical records from an air ambulance service that brought him to OH and from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was hospitalized until his death Monday, have been reviewed, and the treating physicians have been interviewed extensively. [Full Article...]

How to watch the OnePlus 5 launch live

OnePlus is confirmed to launch the 2017 flagship OnePlus 5 on June 22 in India exclusively on Amazon . The OnePlus 3T cost $439, so the 5 will no doubt be around the $500 mark. The price of the mobile phone has leaked in some markets but smartphone fans in the United States will have to wait for the confirmed prices of the device slightly longer. [Full Article...]

DUP talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'

DUP talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent' A "confidence and supply" deal with the DUP would prop up May's party, just taking it over the 326-line to give it a slight working majority. But she insisted there would be no going back on Brexit , pointing out that more than 80% of voters on June 8 backed parties promising to honour the referendum result. [Full Article...]

1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean Tropical Storm Cindy was last recorded producing winds around 60 mph with gusts around 70 mph indicating some slightly strengthening, and a drift to the northwest around 7 mph. all the way to Florida . Forecasts said the system could dump from a few inches to more than 12 inches (a few centimeters to more than 25 cm), depending on Cindy's development and path. [Full Article...]

President Trump Calls American Student's Death A 'Total Disgrace'

President Trump Calls American Student's Death A 'Total Disgrace' Almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident. The U.N. expert said his crime of stealing an item bearing a propaganda slogan seemed "disproportionate" to the 15-year prison term. The organizers of Warmbier's trip say they will no longer take USA citizens to the country. Like student Otto Warmbier, he visited North Korea with a tour group and was taken into custody... [Full Article...]

Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

In a White House meeting with visiting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, Trump criticized the way Warmbier's case was handled in the year since his arrest, appearing to assail both North Korea and his predecessor, President Barack Obama. Last month, California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff and his Republican colleague Rep. Joe Wilson of SC introduced the North Korea Travel Control Act. [Full Article...]

Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches

Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches Last week's assassination attempt at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game happened at the height of the campaign, and was used against Democratic candidate Jon Ossof, despite bipartisan calls not to politicize it. Her win marked an impressive rebound from polling that showed her narrowly trailing her rival in the run up to the vote, and signalled that Republican disillusionment about T... [Full Article...]

McCain: Americans 'Stupid' To Still Want To Travel To N Korea

Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier died on Monday . The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31

The 32-year-old Portugal captain is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies from 2011 and 2014. Perez said Ronaldo is bothered by the way some media "treat him like a criminal", adding that he is honorable and professional. [Full Article...]

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure Five large investors, including venture capital firm Benchmark, demanded that the CEO resign immediately in a letter delivered to Kalanick while he was in Chicago, the New York Times reported citing people with knowledge of the situation. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 goes official, set to become the flagship killer for 2017

The OnePlus 5 launch wasn't something which was expected to be filled with incredible reveals. At just 7.25mm it's one of the thinnest smartphones you can buy. Dual camera setup: the main 16-megapixel sensor has f/1.7 aperture and the 20-megapixel telephoto sensor has f/1.6 aperture. The Chinese phone maker also said that this resolution is the " highest " on a dual-camera system. [Full Article...]

United States fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

In Tuesday's incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria's eastern border. Australia is part of the coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and in late 2015 extended air operations into Syria, with a total of 780 defence personnel based in the Middle... [Full Article...]

Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. The framework for a travel ban is already in place. It's unclear exactly how many Americans go to North Korea every year. North Korea said last month that it was its sovereign right to "ruthlessly punish" USA ci... [Full Article...]


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