IS claims responsibility for Baghdad Wednesday attack

The Iraqi push has been backed up with coalition air strikes. "If we did it — and I'd say there is at least a fair chance we did — it was an unintentional accident of war", he said. The Islamic State strategy "of using children, men and women t... More..

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Border wall bids include tourist attraction, solar panels

That's roughly $2.9 million per mile, plus $1 million per mile for land acquisition costs, with the bulk of border land being privately owned in Texas . Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kel...More..

Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

Let's not forget the element of accountability, too. Smith and Axon envision a "new kind of police report" that can be drawn up by AI based on video and data collected from the cameras officers wear on the jo...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Iraqi state TV says Islamic State second-in-command killed in airstrike

But U.S. and Iraqi officials believe he has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of Mosul, and is now hiding out in the desert. The Trump administration has ceased discl...More..

Akzo could face investor revolt for blocking talks, PPG says
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Akzo could face investor revolt for blocking talks, PPG says

There are few cultural differences that would prevent a successful combination of the companies, he said, citing PPG's integration of the US paint business it purchased from Akzo in 2013. Akzo has said it prefe...More..

Facebook to use new technology to stop spread of revenge porn
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Facebook to use new technology to stop spread of revenge porn

Facebook will then go further and use photo-matching technology to "help thwart further attempts to share the image" on its Facebook, Messenger and Instagram platforms. He or she can report the image using th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Fouls, misses make for ugly NCAA title game for UNC, Zags

On Monday night, a new college basketball champion was crowned, as the No. 1-seed North Carolina Tar Heels defeated fellow No. 1-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs , 71-65. "I think of Coach Smith, there's no question", Wi...More..

YouTube to live-stream 2017 Coachella for free
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

YouTube to live-stream 2017 Coachella for free

Coachella may be one of the most exclusive festivals in the world, but anyone can tune in to watch this year's high-calibre line-up, sans headdress, from the comfort of their own home. A video-on-demand hub wi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

UK Launch 240 Mn Pounds Joint Fund For Green Energy

In a joint statement, the ministers highlighted a pact for each country to put £120 million (S$208 million) into a joint fund under India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund to invest in energy and re...More..

Boeing forms venture group, invests in two tech startups
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Boeing forms venture group, invests in two tech startups

Zunum also received funding from JetBlue Technology Ventures, a unit of the New York-based JetBlue Airways Corp JBLU.O . "With multiple patented technologies already in place, Zunum Aero has designed an...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ad pullout on Fox's O'Reilly program reaches 23 companies

In true Trump fashion, the president took a moment to speak of his personal relationship with O'Reilly, as well as share his thoughts on the ever-growing sexual harassment scandal plaguing the Fox New's host....More..

Samsung Galaxy S8 Latest Battery and Design Modifications
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Latest Battery and Design Modifications

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be available in stores starting from April 21, 2017. With the camera of the Galaxy S8 , Samsung probably will not do better than the iPhone 7 and especially the iPhone...More..

Germany Moves Toward $53M Fines for Online Hate Crimes
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Germany Moves Toward $53M Fines for Online Hate Crimes

Executives of social media groups like Twitter and Facebook also risk individual fines up to five million euros in case of non-compliance, said the government in a statement. But critics warned that the propose...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Samsung Is Bringing Back the Note 7 (Again) as a Refurb

The company explained that the markets where the Note 7 units will be released to and the specific ETAs will be determined accordingly. The company also hinted that the Galaxy Note 7 will bear a different ...More..

Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar

This means that Spain can block the access to Gibraltar to any commercial agreement that the United Kingdom negotiates with the European Union, as warned by the British colonial administration, whose reside...More..

Boeing's Proposed Deep Space Explorer Will Be Our Stepping Stone To Mars
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Boeing's Proposed Deep Space Explorer Will Be Our Stepping Stone To Mars

Although the images are far from detailed, there are a few key things that Boeing has made clear - one, that the habitat would be delivered to cislunar space by NASA's Space Launch System (a rocket that, onc...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Disgraced Park downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul , South Korea , Thursday, March 30, 2017. ...More..

AT&T is throwing a free HBO subscription into its 'unlimited' data plan
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AT&T is throwing a free HBO subscription into its 'unlimited' data plan

It's important to note this offer is only for Unlimited Plus subscribers, not the lower-cost Unlimited Choice (and certainly not the handful of people still clinging on to their unlimited AT&T data plans from 2...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism

But May has also come under harsh criticism for her visit to the ultra-conservative kingdom. 'It's important for me as a woman leader and as leader of the government of the United Kingdom to maintain the rela...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Two ISS astronauts perform spacewalk for second time within a week

Two International Space Station (ISS ) astronauts on Thursday performed an hours-long spacewalk for the second time in less than a week, American space agency NASA announced. Another highlight of this spac...More..

Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' May Feature Michael Keaton
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' May Feature Michael Keaton

Keaton and Burton worked together on Beetlejuice , Batman and Batman Returns in the late 80s and early 90s, and have recently been trying to find another project to work together on, including a possible...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Uber resumes self-driving program in Tempe, Pittsburgh after crash

Initial police reports suggest the collision was caused by a person who failed to give way to the self-driving auto rather than a malfunction by the Uber vehicle. This led many to believe that it appears to...More..

Chemists Develop Seal-Healing Material for Smartphone Screens
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Chemists Develop Seal-Healing Material for Smartphone Screens

It can even conduct ions in order to produce current. When they tore the substance in half, it automatically stitched itself back together in about a day, lead researcher Chao Wang said. A polar, stretchable ...More..

Hennessey reveals 745kW Demon-fighting Camaro Exorcist
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Hennessey reveals 745kW Demon-fighting Camaro Exorcist

There is a "Drag Pack" option for those searching for strip glory. Hennessey has also rolled up its sleeves and done some old-fashioned tuner work on the engine. Alternatively, current ZL1 owners are able to ...More..

Android 7.1.2 is now available for Pixel and Nexus devices
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Android 7.1.2 is now available for Pixel and Nexus devices

Understandably, Google's own devices will get the update first, but the company made it clear it will be rolled out in the coming weeks. Google announced that Android 7.1.2 contains several new features, ge...More..

Here's How Much the Nintendo Switch Costs to Make
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Here's How Much the Nintendo Switch Costs to Make

This meant that the Switch would not be sold for less than it cost for the parts and man-hours to build it. Also, Nintendo Switch is back in Australia, the console is back in three major stores in the count...More..

Analysts' Recommendations Stocks Buzz: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) & Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Analysts' Recommendations Stocks Buzz: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) & Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Independent Investors Inc. now owns 14,774 shares of the natural resource company's stock worth $160,000 after buying an additional 74 shares during the period. Stock is now moving with a positive distance from...More..

Xiaomi Mi 360 degree panoramic camera launched
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 360 degree panoramic camera launched

Talking about the design, its comes with a metal body and looks same as the Mi Pad 2. It no longer comes with an Intel Atom chip as found in the Mi Pad 2. Even then, Xiaomi has chose to include a 13MP rear shoo...More..

Warplanes mount fresh airstrikes in Idlib area: Syrian Observatory
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Warplanes mount fresh airstrikes in Idlib area: Syrian Observatory

US officials said there were some indications nerve gas had been used, though they suggested it could also be another in a series of chlorine gas attacks by Assad's military. Mr Johnson added: "You can not go o...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia

More than 48,000 homes were without power across the Bowen, Mackay and Whitsunday regions and more than 400 schools and childcare centres closed. He said the government would be urging insurance companies to ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla Record: ~25000 Vehicles Delivered During Quarter 1 2017

The Model X was well received by reviewers on launch, but was plagued with bugs, most notably with its falcon doors. Tesla's Q1 2017 production and deliveries report shows that the company hit a new deliver...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Jeff Merkley protests Neil Gorsuch with one-man filibuster

Democrats can block ending debate - what's known as a filibuster - by mustering 41 votes against it, which they are expected to be able to do. Sen. Susan Collins of ME, who hasn't said how she will vote on th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Twist in EPL Title Race After Chelsea Lose At Home

Leicester City's revival continued under Craig Shakespeare as they defeated Stoke City 2-0 and have climbed up to 13 in the Premier League table. I repeat: you win and you lose as a team, much less an individu...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Jimmy Walker Reveals He Has Mono, Will Still Compete in 2017 Masters

Butch Harmon laughs at the notion that Johnson lacks the right intelligence to be a major force. That was then. Today Mickelson remains title-less since his dramatic triumph at the 2013 British Open, but desp...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Critics Blast Bill Authorizing Sale of Users' Internet Search History Without Consent

Congress' decision last week blocked rules introduced in 2015 that prohibited ISPs from sharing web browsing history with other advertisers and other companies without a customer's consent. In fact, we have c...More..