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Celebrate Earth Day by Marching for Science in St. Pete


The vital role science plays in our democracy must be preserved. President Trump's proposed budget includes elimination of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and cuts to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grants, measures that would impact scientific research. Read More »

US 'Facebook' Killer Shoots Self Following Police Chase


Stephens' vehicle sustained minor damage after a trooper couldn't stop in time and hit the auto, but no other injuries to law enforcement were reported . "Stephens posted a video of himself killing Robert Godwin Sr., a former foundry worker who had ten children, police said". A nationwide manhunt in the US came to an end Tuesday when a man accused of posting a murder video on Facebook shot himself after a short police chase, authorities said. Read More »

Are US-Russia relations at 'all-time low?' Trump says so


The chemical attack prompted President Trump to order a missile strike at a Syrian military air base last week. Washington blames Russia's ally, Syrian president Bashar Assad, while Moscow says Syrian rebels are responsible. "I would like to think that they didn't know, but certainly they could have, they were there", he said. And the USA warned Russian Federation that it is only isolating itself with its continued support of Assad. Read More »

PM lauds BJP's impressive show in State polls


The BJP sources said the meeting will be a show of strength of the ruling alliance as well as an exercise in taking stock of the national political scene. BJP Chief Amit Shah also attended the meeting. Uddhav's son and Yuva Sena chief Aaditya accompanied him for the meeting. Its leaders had even joined a TMC-led march to Rashtrapati Bhavan against demonetisation. Read More »

Trial of Samsung Heir Focuses on Father-to-son Succession

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc estimated on Friday its first-quarter operating profit rose 82 percent to its highest in almost eight years, handily beating market expectations on healthy sales of appliances and televisions. Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung Group on Friday denied bribery allegations in his first court hearing held in relation to a massive corruption scandal that ousted President Park Geun-hye. Read More »

With Photo Matching, Facebook Aims To Help Stop Revenge Porn


The feature is being used across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger and is meant to clamp down on images being re-shared once they have been flagged as being shared without permission. There is an "appeals process" if the user believes the Facebook team made a mistake. Facebook will allow users to flag intimate images that appear to be shared without permission on the site. Read More »

YouTube Is Officially in the Live TV Game Now

YouTube TV - the company's big push into live television streaming - is now live in five U.S. cities. YouTube TV's content offering isn't drastically different to what you can get from Sling or AT&T's DirecTV Now, so YouTube is hoping that the simple pricing and its slick apps can be the difference. Read More »

Destiny 2 Confirmed By Bungie With Lone Image


Its uncertain if this is due to an attack or natural disaster. We know now that the game is actually happening and that it's really called Destiny 2, rather than some subtitle or another title. And while we've still had no official word on that, the leaked poster looks an terrible lot like the official one we've just been shown. The visuals were great in the first game, but we're expecting them to kick it up a notch in the sequel. Read More »

Celebrate Earth Hour Saturday, March 25 at 8:30 Pm

Despite the terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are joining more than 270 landmarks across the United Kingdom in switching off the lights for conservation charity WWF's Earth Hour . hotel will donate all profits to the World Wildlife Fund. The lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France's best-known symbol, were switched off for five minutes at 1930 GMT and the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, the world's tallest building, went dark for an hour. Read More »

Possible 'Smoking Gun' Shows Obama Admin. Spied on Trump Team


Comey's comments came in the House intelligence committee's first public hearing on Russia's election interference, an investigation being overseen by Nunes. Nunes said Wednesday the reports "bothers me and should bother the president and his team". But what was clear was that he took the information to President Trump and the White House before telling his committee, and Democratic members on that panel. Read More »

Nab 'Tech Series' Xbox Controllers Ahead of Project Scorpio


Although the form factor is exactly the same as the one in the box, the Recon Tech controller offers a laser-etched texture and a rubberised grip on the rear. Microsoft said that the Xbox team - which created the new controller series - was inspired by military technology and performance patterns. Custom button mapping is also available through the Xbox Accessories App. Read More »

Spurs mark best home run in almost 30 years with Southampton win

Van Dijk, McCarthy, Austin and Target. Southampton Playing XI: Forster, Cedric, Stephens, Romeu, Yoshida, Davis, Bertrand, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Redmond, Gabbiadini. Southampton went in search of an equalizer and made Tottenham uncomfortable but failed to create clear openings. Tottenham Hotspur have announced their starting line-up and substitutes to play host to Claude Puel's Southampton side at White Hart Lane in a Premier League fixture this afternoon. Read More »

Firestorm Brings The Pain In Latest Injustice 2 Trailer


Injustice 2 will have microtransactions in in the form of in-game currency called "Source Crystals". Harley Quinn in " Injustice 2 " showing the ability to Transform Gear. The Source Crystals would not change the stats of the Gear itself, but would rather allow you to change the visuals in order to have it match another piece. Read More »

Cheerios sends out 100 million free wildflower seeds to boost bee population


They cited a statistic that "1 in 3 bites of food we eat is made possible by bees and other pollinators". The company notes bee populations, a crucial pollinator for food supplies, have been declining in recent years. But bee colonies are collapsing around the world as parasites, pesticides and habitat loss take a deadly toll. So, if the pollinators, like bees suffer, so do food sources . Read More »

Boaty McBoatface Makes Inaugural Voyage to Antarctica


The information that it collects will help scientists to better understand how the ocean is being impacted by global warming. Boaty McBoatface , of course, was the moniker that emerged triumphant in an online poll meant to name the newest research ship in the U.K.'s Natural Environment Research Council fleet. Read More »

Trump, Merkel meeting postponed due to weather


Mr Trump will be "candid" with Angela Merkel about the need to reduce America's trade deficit with Germany when the two meet in Washington next week, in what will be the United States president's first meeting with a world leader of whom he has been critical. Read More »

South Korea's president ousted, headed for prosecution


Prosecutors say the case for removing Park from office for her role in the corruption scandal could not have been clearer, but her lawyers have vowed to fight on, the Washington Post reports . Nov 4, 2016: Park makes her second televised apology, saying she would take responsibility if found guilty. The next South Korean presidential election will likely to be held in early May, and the Minjoo Party's Moon Jae-in remains the frontrunner, according to the latest polls . Read More »

Carolina Panthers trade Kony Ealy to New England Patriots


Ealy, 25, was a second-round pick of the Panthers back in 2014. Ealy posted 14 sacks and forced six fumbles since being drafted by the Panthers. But an eight-spot slide in the draft and a base salary of $803,660 is a minimal cost to the Patriots, even if that turns out to be the case. Read More »

SAP to offer its business apps on Google Cloud


Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google's cloud business, recalled that Disney spoke at last year's conference "when they were just dabbling in the cloud". The new API was built to help understand the overall content in videos, and extract actionable insight from that data. Customers will be able to explore how machine learning can solve their specific use cases, while getting trained on the principles of machine learning and how to use Cloud Machine Learning Engine , which is ... Read More »

Exit polls in India hint at victory for premier's party


Congress, on the other hand, may get 10-15 seats while AAP may get restricted to only four seats despite a forceful campaign. Other getting between 6 and 16 seats. While, the SAD-BJP led current government is facing the incumbency factor, it's very hard to predict who will get the throne in Punjab. If BJP does manage to stage a comeback, it will be yet another setback for the Congress whose presence is constantly declining from the states that were once considered its strongholds. Read More »

RadioShack says failed Sprint deal led to bankruptcy filing


At the time, Sprint viewed RadioShack's retail footprint as a way to quickly scale up its own business and RadioShack hoped to benefit from increased liquidity in the form of rent and commission payments from Sprint . The company had first reported bankruptcy in the year 2015 when mobile phones had started giving them a tough competition. " RadioShack .com, stores and dealer locations across the country are still now open for business and serving customers", the company said in a ... Read More »

Jason Garrett hasn't talked to Tony Romo in weeks

The Texans and Denver Broncos have been prominent in the Romo speculation. Offensively I think we're close. There is particularly intense interest about what will happen with Romo, the four-time Pro Bowl selection likely to leave the Dallas Cowboys after rookie sensation Dak Prescott took over as the team's successful starter this past season while Romo was hurt. Read More »