Senate sends $1.1 trillion spending bill to Trump

Upton, a respected leader on health care issues, says he now believes the bill will be able to pass the House. More than a dozen opponents - including Kentucky's Tom Massie, New Jersey's Chris Smith and Leonard Lance and Pennsylvania's Patrick Meehan... More..

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Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors

The Justice Department probe is a "criminal investigation,", according to Reuters. Uber had started operating in Portland without permission from the city, and "greyballed" a city official who was hailing a...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Thousands attend SF Milestone March for Science

While scientists typically steer clear of politics, some of become vocal in light of Trump Administration policies that affect their work, including proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Age...More..

North Korea: US and South Korea tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

North Korea: US and South Korea tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un

A statement by the North Korean Ministry of State Security said that Pyongyang would find and "mercilessly destroy" the terrorists. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last December oversaw a military drill tha...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Will Trump allow oil drilling off Jersey Shore?

The executive order Trump signed Friday is aimed at expanding oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans and dismantling environmental regulations enacted by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama....More..

'I Will Not Be Happy' if North Korea Conducts Nuke Test
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

'I Will Not Be Happy' if North Korea Conducts Nuke Test

When asked if the United States would take military action against North Korea in the event of another nuclear test, Trump said: "I don't know". It also successfully tested ballistic missiles on March 6. "Bad!"...More..

Comey reveals few details about state of Russian Federation inquiry
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Comey reveals few details about state of Russian Federation inquiry

At the panel's hearing, Comey got grilled about the investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the election and into Clinton's use of a private email server at the State Department. Well, how stupid do the...More..

Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science

Katherine Mathieson, chief executive of the British Science Association, said she hoped the marches would be a catalyst for people to think about the role science plays in their lives and a chance for scientist...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

SpaceX makes first U.S. military launch, then lands rocket again

NROL-76 will launch on Falcon 9 , a two-stage rocket designed from the ground up by SpaceX for the reliable and cost-efficient transport of satellites and SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. This explains that Spac...More..

Microsoft Launches Streamlined OS as Answer to Chrome OS
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Microsoft Launches Streamlined OS as Answer to Chrome OS

Microsoft has unveiled its new Surface Laptop , which is specifically designed for college students. In terms of design, the new Surface Laptop has a metal body with flawless lines and an ultra-slim body. A...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Colorado's Canyon of the Ancients among monuments to be reviewed

The Maine monument is the only one on the list that the Interior Department specifically said it is reviewing to determine whether the designation was made without "adequate public outreach and coordination fro...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

March for Science draws big crowd in Doylestown

She said "climate change is happening" and scientists are needed to help understand how shifting weather patterns are affecting the world. He argued that the framers of the Constitution would be more receptive ...More..

Indonesia Searches for Scores of Inmates After Jailbreak
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Indonesia Searches for Scores of Inmates After Jailbreak

The situation became tense when prison authorities beefed up security, deploying personnel to pursue the fleeing inmates. An Indonesian soldier guards as a plainclothes policeman (C) detains a prisoner who es...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Microsoft to 'show the world' on May 23

According to the company, the absence of a USB-C port is a result of lack of maturity of the said port type since there exists several problems with power and cable, The Verge reported. Rumours are afoot - th...More..

Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn also paid tribute to Philip and praised the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme he founded in the 1950's to reward youth achievement. Speaking of her husband, who she married on Novem...More..

UN Security Council heads to Colombia to back peace accord
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

UN Security Council heads to Colombia to back peace accord

The individual was apparently kidnapped Wednesday in Barranquillita, a remote hamlet two hours overland from the Guaviare municipality of Miraflores, where he was assisting with an illegal crop substitution pro...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

But that's not double. In addition, the poor often take the standard deduction rather than itemizing deductions. That sounds great, but very few families making $24,000 a year pay federal income tax, said ...More..

Facebook addresses violent video streaming problem
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Facebook addresses violent video streaming problem

The new hires will be added over the next year and join 4,500 staff already at the company's community operations division. Facebook responded by announcing its plans for better artificial intelligence and a ...More..

US Households Are Abandoning Landlines
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

US Households Are Abandoning Landlines

A larger percentage of wireless-only users reported that they had at least one heavy drinking day in the past year (compared to 18.8 percent of landline users), and 18.4 percent of cell phone users now smoke co...More..

Cassini encounters the 'Big Empty' during its first dive
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Cassini encounters the 'Big Empty' during its first dive

The video shows the swirling vortex present on the north pole of Saturn , it also shows the outer boundary of the hexagon-shaped jet stream which is located around 78°N and beyond. Engineers pointed the probe...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Steve Bannon's master plans leaked in a White House selfie

However, instead of being hidden in a secured safe somewhere, his list is scrawled messily on the infamous war room whiteboard for everyone in the administration to see. Boteach, who has written columns in supp...More..

Facebook reactions have now infiltrated comments
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Facebook reactions have now infiltrated comments

You will be presented with six different icons to use, "love", "haha", "wow", "sad", and "angry", and the legendary "like". With the expansion of reaction options, you can start personalizing your responses wit...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Moving Stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY)

Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Finally, Private Ocean LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Freeport-McMoRan during the third quarter worth about $217,000. If you are reading this piece on another publication,...More..

Apple announces buyback as iPhone sales drop
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Apple announces buyback as iPhone sales drop

Apple does not break out figures for how many of each model it sells, but executives pointed to the premium-priced iPhone 7 Plus, which sells for up to $969 fully loaded, as the key to boosting the amount it ge...More..

Look Up! The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Here
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Look Up! The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Here

The Aquarid meteor shower will peak early Saturday morning . The meteors will leave handsome long wakes, so make sure to leave the bright lights of the city to see the shower properly. It comes from the radian...More..

Hubble captures galaxy cluster 6 bn light years away
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Hubble captures galaxy cluster 6 bn light years away

Such clusters can contain up to 1000 galaxies, along with hot intergalactic gas that often shines brightly at X-ray wavelengths, all bound together primarily by the gravity of dark matter . In the case of this...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Service Finally Coming To Apple Later This Year

With every self-respecting streaming device offering a comprehensive set of video services that includes the Amazon Video player, the Apple TV set top box has looked quite lacking by virtue of the app's omi...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Here's how it differs from regular Windows 10

Inside you will find a 7th Generation Intel Core processor or the Core i5 . For many Microsoft enthusiasts, the laptop is the computer the company should have made long ago. Microsoft's other portable S...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Thousands gather for March for Science rally downtown

In the past, Trump has said climate change was a hoax that was stifling policies to foster economic growth. The March For Science coincided with Earth Day and was organized by scientists who have expresse...More..

What are the odds? 2 caught trying to steal statistics exam
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

What are the odds? 2 caught trying to steal statistics exam

Two students at the University of Kentucky were busted trying to steal an exam from an instructor's office in a ploy that could have come from "Mission Impossible". The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on the e...More..

Baahubali 2 is India's biggest blockbuster
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Baahubali 2 is India's biggest blockbuster

Sky was the limit for Indian Cinema, and then came Baahubali. Rajamouli's smash hit, which had released across four languages-Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam-had earlier grossed Rs520 crore worldwide in it...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Tesla's revenue more than doubles, helped by record deliveries

Production of its first mass-market vehicle, Model 3, is set to start this July by producing 5,000 cars per week and increase to 10,000 cars per week by some point in 2018 . In the case of Tesla (TSLA), no...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson added yet another feather to her cap on Monday by becoming the first USA astronaut with the most cumulative time in space. Mr Trump said: "We want to try and do it during...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

While Trump Was Celebrating Senate Republicans Killed The House Health Care Bill

The GOP replacement health care bill squeaked by the House 217-213 on Thursday. In all , the House bill takes roughly $1 trillion over ten years out of Medicaid and subsidies to help low- and middle-income...More..

OnePlus 5: Complete with price and specifications
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

OnePlus 5: Complete with price and specifications

According to BetaNews , OnePlus is one of the smartphone makers that let official information leak in months before a new mobile device is released. Yesterday we heard a number of specifications for the OneP...More..