• Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts
Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

Humanitarian agencies, global development experts and some Republicans have condemned proposed cuts of billions of dollars to USA aid and diplomatic spending, calling for Congress to block Donald Trump's first budget. "We should be paying for it, because right now my unborn grandchildren are paying for it, and I think that is morally bankrupt". "Co...

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  • Sinkhole Suddenly Consumes Land in Front of Mar-A-Lago, Subtlety
Sinkhole Suddenly Consumes Land in Front of Mar-A-Lago, Subtlety

Utility crews from West Palm Beach were working on the hole and were expected to do some exploratory excavations in the area, according to reports. Sinkholes aren't exactly rare occurrences in Florida, and the best guess is that the culprit in this case is a newly installed water main.

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  • Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi
Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

But while making history is a lot in of itself, it is not enough to achieve what Trump seems to really want - to broker the "ultimate" peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Trump promised during his campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the United States embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but has since backed off tha...

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  • Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout
Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

It was spotted in Anaconda and a pursuit began westbound on I-90. Officers deployed spike strips and the sport utility vehicle eventually stopped about 35 miles east of Missoula. Butte-Silver Bow County Sheriff Ed Lester says the suspects fired shots at officers who pursued them for over 100 miles across parts of five counties.

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  • Philippines President Says China Threatened War Over Territory Dispute
Philippines President Says China Threatened War Over Territory Dispute

In Beijing , Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Thursday that "it is very inappropriate" that the joint statement made by Japan and New Zealand this week involves the South China Sea . " China is not giving any timeline to establish the CoC at this point in time ", said an Asean official. In July past year, The Hague-based Perm...

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  • Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in
Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

The lawsuit falls short of more drastic moves that media outlets speculated Qualcomm would pursue against Apple - including seeking to ban imports of iPhones and iPads into the U.S. In addition to being one of the world's largest maker of chips for mobile devices, Qualcomm owns thousands of patents on fundamental technology that ensures all p...

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  • Google To Reveal Standalone Daydream VR Headset At Google I/O?
Google To Reveal Standalone Daydream VR Headset At Google I/O?

Google said it has solved key problems with both augmented reality and its cousin, virtual reality, with a new standalone VR headset and a way to navigate indoors using visual reference points as a sort of indoor Global Positioning System, called VPS.

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  • Teenagers film themselves illegally climbing Golden Gate Bridge; video
Teenagers film themselves illegally climbing Golden Gate Bridge; video

The daredevil said he always wanted to scale the span, so during Easter break in early April he and his partner, who goes by the pseudonym Tommy Rector - who is in his early 20s - flew to San Francisco to make the climb. The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District said changes to bridge security are now being implemented. The dare...

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  • Keep The Umbrella Handy For Showers
Keep The Umbrella Handy For Showers

Wednesday , that 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms remains after noon, with highs expected to reach near 65. High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. The breeze will pick up throughout the day and be 11 to 16 miles per hour from the east, gusting to 21 miles per hour, during the afternoon. MONDAY: Partly cloudy.

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  • Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos
Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos

We'll have to watch if more developers choose to Switch. iTunes for Windows 10 will include support for Apple Music, the iTunes Store, iPhones, and any other Apple device. This is the latest refinement to Microsoft's UI style that started as "Metro" in the Windows Phone 7 era. "You can also create mixed reality by adding 3D objects to...

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  • Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS
Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

Enhances compatibility of the Mac App Store with future software updates . Once again, due to the critical nature of some of these vulnerabilities, it is strongly advised that you upgrade any affected Apple devices and operating systems as soon as possible.

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  • Netflix Turns Into Google's Agent To Stop Rooting
Netflix Turns Into Google's Agent To Stop Rooting

Rooting or unlocking of Android phones and devices is quite common with users, as they want to avail a new software version as soon as it is released , without waiting for the OTA release. Netflix said the version 5.0 upgrade was created to prevent piracy, and that the change is about copy protection. Disturbingly, this appears to apply to device...

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  • Instagram brings a new Face Filter feature to its App
Instagram brings a new Face Filter feature to its App

Instagram users will now be able to choose from a range of filters including koala ears that move and twitch as well as math equations that spin to create humorous effects. As the name suggests, the Rewind tool lets you make videos that play in reverse and it joins the other camera formats Boomerang and Hands-Free. There's another significance f...

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  • The side of McKayla Maroney you haven't seen before
The side of McKayla Maroney you haven't seen before

She posted another Instagram the same day dispelling the concerns. McKayla Maroney is doubling down on the Instagram controversy she created over the weekend. "I was a gymnast my whole life". Maroney went on to elaborate on Twitter . "And when I'd say no, they'd literally look sad". She even tweeted in March, "if i die, please turn all my ...

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  • Motorola Debuts Moto C & Moto C Plus Entry-Level Smartphones
Motorola Debuts Moto C & Moto C Plus Entry-Level Smartphones

Lenovo confirmed in June 2016 that the Moto X range was not dead and buried. Motorola's alleged plan broke out after an entire list of devices leaked online giving away key details. The device will be available in variants with 1GB and 2GB of RAM, both of which will sport 16GB of storage space and a microSD card slot that will support up to 32...

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  • LeT, Hizbul militants involved in killing of Fayaz identified
LeT, Hizbul militants involved in killing of Fayaz identified

His bullet-riddled body was found on Wednesday morning (May 10) at Harmen in Shopian district. Condemning the abduction of Lieutenant Fayaz, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley earlier in the day dubbed it a 'dastardly act of cowardice.' Taking to Twitter Jaitley said, "Abduction & murder of Lt.

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  • NASA won't put astronauts on first flight of new rocket
NASA won't put astronauts on first flight of new rocket

Even without a crew, the SLS will not be ready to blast off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida until 2019, Lightfoot said, adding that the agency would have a more specific timeframe in about a month. However, "we decided that while it was technically feasible, we decided that the baseline plan we had in place was the best plan", he continued...

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  • Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts
Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts

Mission Control stressed throughout the day that Fischer's suit was fine and that the leak was confined to the umbilical hose. The spacewalk is the 200th in support of station assembly and maintenance since construction began in 1998 on the $100-billion laboratory that flies about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth.

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  • Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega
Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

That's not exactly comforting for teams looking for their first wins, including the likes of Sadler, Wallace, William Byron and Daniel Hemric , but it does mean lots of different cars have a shot at a victory. Note: There were 28 lead changes among 14 drivers in a highly competitive race . All have come at restrictor-plate tracks. "You don't hav...

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  • Mysterious Flash Of Light Was Likely A Meteor
Mysterious Flash Of Light Was Likely A Meteor

Every year for almost a month, from late April to late May, the Eta Aquarid meteor showers are visible from Earth. Meteor showers can be awesome night sky sights, but how well do you know your shooting star facts? What are the Eta Aquarids? Because these meteors appear to radiate from a position low on the eastern horizon for midnorthern la...

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  • 2 quake shakes residents in northern BC
2 quake shakes residents in northern BC

There have been 38 earthquakes that measured higher than six magnitudes since 1985-the year Earthquakes Canada started collecting information. "After the quakes this morning there have been several aftershocks", tweeted Yukon Protective Services, the agency responsible for public safety in Yukon.

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  • Cassini phones home after dive between Saturn and rings
Cassini phones home after dive between Saturn and rings

This unprocessed image acquired by the Cassini spacecraft is the closest view ever of the giant hurricane that swirls around Saturn's north pole. While mission managers were confident Cassini would pass through the gap successfully , they took extra precautions with this first dive, as the region had never been explored.

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  • Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station
Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

The goal of the call is to congratulate the successful astronaut for her extraordinary achievements in space. Space station commander Peggy Whitson — who on Monday will set a USA record for most accumulated time in orbit — notified Mission Control when the capsule was captured.

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  • Call Of Duty: WWII Is On The Way
Call Of Duty: WWII Is On The Way

While we are still awaiting details to arrive for Call of Duty: WWII through official channels, newly leaked information prepares us for things to come. But it also teases that there will be new social elements for Call of Duty: World War 2. The full reveal trailer for the game is set to debut Wednesday, April 26 at 10 AM PST.

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  • Mets' Cespedes limps off with hamstring cramp
Mets' Cespedes limps off with hamstring cramp

Per Steve Gelbs of SportsNet New York , Cespedes was removed after pulling up running between first and second base and then "limped off the field and down into the tunnel". Including tonight's game, Cespedes has hit six home runs, and driven in 10 RBIs on a.263 batting average on the young season. His concentration is high and he feels good abou...

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  • President Trump to Mark 100th Day with 'Big Rally'
President Trump to Mark 100th Day with 'Big Rally'

But this is the first announcement Mr. Trump has made about where he will be instead, on his 100th day in the White House. The rally marks Trump's 100th day in office. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump walks to the stage at a campaign rally in Pensacola, Florida , U.S., September 9, 2016. Mr. Glassner said the rally, which will be the...

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  • The Death Of Prince: One Year Later
The Death Of Prince: One Year Later

Howard Kornfeld. The legendary music icon died one year ago today on April 21 2016 from an accidental opioid overdose, and a batch of new images have emerged showing Prince in an intimate light. Prince asked the Amsterdam crowd to sing along and the Paisley Park audience followed suit. When police later checked a database used to monitor who...

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  • Cassini readies for its grand finale
Cassini readies for its grand finale

It entered the Saturn's orbit in 2004 and since then has been studying the plant, its famous rings and a number of its moons, particularly Titan and Enceladus. NASA on Thursday reminded the world of our station in the universe by highlighting an incredible new image of our home from deep space. The concern is whether computer models of Saturn...

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  • Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles due to faulty parking brake
Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles due to faulty parking brake

Tesla said the possible manufacturing issue with the electric parking brakes on models built between February and October could prevent the brake from releasing. Jonathan McNeill, president of global sales and service of Tesla , during the opening of the company's service center in Hong Kong in November. "Service capacity will not be an issue...

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  • Conditions for life may exist on moon of Saturn
Conditions for life may exist on moon of Saturn

The findings were reported Thursday in the journal Science by a team from Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. It's going to take years for scientists to definitively determine whether there is life on either moon. The Cassini craft actually descended into the plume and sampled its makeup, finding chemical mix that included 98 pe...

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  • Facebook will now integrate AR technology in its platform
Facebook will now integrate AR technology in its platform

And now you can use this new technology too. He stressed that AR-powered camera effects would change the way people interact with friends on the social network. While Snapchat's offering to developers is limited to geofilters, Facebook has invited its worldwide developer community to use its tools to create geofilters, filters, masks, etc.

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  • Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life
Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life

When red-dwarf stars are young they are known to emit radiation that would damage the atmosphere of an exoplanet. The fact that LHS 1140b is a super-Earth is a bit concerning to any hopes that - if humans ever manage to master interstellar travel - we could one day settle the planet and establish a colony.

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  • Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it
Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it

Facebook has "a goal of creating a system capable of typing 100 words per minute, straight from the speech center of your brain - 5x faster than you can type on your smart phone today". Before joining Google, Dugan ran the Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, devoted to developing technology for the U.S. military.

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  • US says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'
US says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

Assad has dismissed the alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhun as a "fabrication" to justify USA missile strikes against an airbase in his country. In the lead up to the government takeover of the rebel-held half of Aleppo last previous year, Human Rights Watch reported on the government's "systematic" use of chlorine gas , marking a...

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  • In Search For Life, NASA Finds Two 'Ocean Worlds'
In Search For Life, NASA Finds Two 'Ocean Worlds'

Enceladus is the sixth largest moon of Saturn. While the new evidence from Enceladus is compelling, in the webcast press briefing, NASA scientists said they now think they are still more likely to find life on Jupiter's moon Europa. "It would be like a candy store for microbes", stated Hunter Waite , lead Cassini researcher. "Most of us w...

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  • Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst
Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst

Rice's actions were unlawful. "It's such an important story for our country and the world", Trump added. "It's one of the big stories of our time ". Trump addressed the attack in a news conference earlier Wednesday, saying that the attack "crossed a lot of lines" for him. He did not suggest that his assertions came from new intelligence reports ...

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  • NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station
NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

Shane Kimborough from NASA along with two Russian cosmonauts Adrey Borisenko and Sergey Ryzhikov will leave the ISS in a capsule named Soyuz just around 4am on Monday. She is the first female astronaut who performed the highest number of spacewalks up to this point. After ordinary procedures, leak test and initializing the spacecraft, MS-02 with th...

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  • Turkey 'welcomes' U.S. attack on Syria but believes it's 'not enough'
Turkey 'welcomes' U.S. attack on Syria but believes it's 'not enough'

Many world leaders have praised Donald Trump's move to strike Syria following the chemical attack of Idlib which killed 80 people, including children. The Foreign Secretary said: "Developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally". "We have a multitude of topics, among which global counter-terrorism is of great significance", Zakhar...

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  • Samsung tips 48 percent jump in 1Q profit
Samsung tips 48 percent jump in 1Q profit

The heir to the huge Samsung business empire appeared in court Friday at the start of his trial for embezzlement and perjury, part of a corruption scandal that brought down South Korea's president. Earlier in the day, Samsung estimated the January-March period will produce its best quarterly profit in more than three years, beating expectations and...

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  • China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit
China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

The Chinese government officially notified the governor's office last month that President Xi Jinping would be flying into Anchorage, and requested a meeting between President Xi and Governor Walker. The company previously shipped coal to Chile, South Korea and Japan, but has no foreign export contracts this year. Instead, he told reporters tha...

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  • Twitter Sues Government Over Attempts to Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Twitter Sues Government Over Attempts to Unmask Anti-Trump Account

A copy of the summons included with the lawsuit said the user's information was needed in order to assure they were in compliance with federal tax guidelines. The complaint noted that many so-called resistance accounts have popped up since Trump's inauguration, claiming to be run by staff at various government agencies.

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  • Dustin Johnson's withdrawal is the latest twist in a freakish Masters
Dustin Johnson's withdrawal is the latest twist in a freakish Masters

The injury occurred Wednesday after Johnson returned to his rental home from a morning practice session at Augusta National. With his 2:03 tee time approaching Johnson was in deep discussion with his team on the practise range and told a television reporter he was going to give it a try.

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  • Apple Watch Series 3 Rumored For Second Half Of 2017
Apple Watch Series 3 Rumored For Second Half Of 2017

The information was revealed by DigiTimes , a publication which boasts of numerous sources within the supply chain of Apple. Thus, it's likely Apple will keep selling Series 2 devices right alongside Series 3 models. Apple shipped nearly 12 million Apple Watches past year, according to research firm Canalys, enough to command nearly 50% of the sma...

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  • Hoffenheim 1 Bayern Munich 0: Kramaric strike secures historic win
Hoffenheim 1 Bayern Munich 0: Kramaric strike secures historic win

Andrej Kramaric scored the only goal as Hoffenheim moved to within a point of second-placed RB Leipzig, but needed their goalkeeper to pull off a string of fine saves after the break to do so. In the final game of the evening, Milos Jojic's strike gave Cologne a 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt . Dortmund gained momentum in the closing perio...

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  • Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing
Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing

Baltimore could be one city adversely affected by Sessions' directive. The implication was that Obama's taste for federally driven police reform is making police departments less effective. And with Ol' Jeff in charge, what could possibly go wrong, right? "I think [the pullback is] out of a concern to make the lives of people, particularly the poor...

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  • Raiders owner Mark Davis calls Vegas move 'bittersweet'
Raiders owner Mark Davis calls Vegas move 'bittersweet'

Seahawks GM John Schneider said on ESPN Radio that he has spoken to Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie about Lynch possibly coming out of retirement. What a story it would be for Marshawn to come out of retirement , and play for his hometown team in Oakland.

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  • Yahoo, AOL joining hands to form new brand 'Oath'
Yahoo, AOL joining hands to form new brand 'Oath'

Yahoo is selling its main operating business as a way to separate it from its more valuable stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group (阿里巴巴), which would become a new entity to be renamed Altaba Inc and would act as an investment company.

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  • Sindhu unleashes attacking game to outplay Marin, wins India Open
Sindhu unleashes attacking game to outplay Marin, wins India Open

Third seed PV Sindhu takes on top seed Carolina Marin in the Women's singles final of 2017 India Open Superseries in New Delhi on Sunday. The win gave Sindhu her first India Open title and second Superseries title after the China Open a year ago.

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  • ACC to consider NC as event host again after LGBT law change
ACC to consider NC as event host again after LGBT law change

But, as many have pointed out , the newly enacted legislation is no solution at all to the outrages inflicted on North Carolina's LGBTQ community by HB2. "This is a significant compromise from all sides on an issue that has been discussed and discussed and discussed in North Carolina for a long period of time", Berger said.

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  • Google Maps lets you play Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools'
Google Maps lets you play Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools'

As soon as you open the app on you mobile device, you should be able to see an icon towards the bottom right corner of the screen with a familiar yellow head and red bow. This became hugely popular and was later put back online just so people could keep playing it. Android owners will be taken to a random location (Ghana is pictured above) wher...

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