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Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Campaign Legal Center president Trevor Potter, whose group is representing the plaintiffs, asserted that both parties should want to end partisan gerrymandering. The situation is similar in Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and V...

Democrats stall Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

The Republican National Committee blasted the Democrats' plan as a "pure partisan game aimed at placating the far-left". A crucial part of the political gamble the Republicans are making is for their healthcare bill to be budget neutral, which m...

Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Eoghan Murphy's call came in response to the fire at London's Grenfell Tower earlier this week in which 30 people have been confirmed dead (the death toll is expected to rise significantly). "The conditions within Grenfell Tower are particularl...

Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

With iOS 11 , that part of iOS's settings menu is now known as "iPhone Storage" (presumably, it's called "iPad Storage" on Apple's line of tablets, though we haven't had a chance to verify that fact just yet). While Apple is likely to stand by t...

USA urged to act upon its own human rights

Later Wednesday, Haley met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah, her office said in a statement . Her visit follows a speech delivered Tuesday before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which Haley threatened...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The proposal in its current form is unlikely to be approved by lawmakers as they craft their own tax and spending plans, but the document sets out Trump's budget priorities and lays down a marker with Congress . Deborah Weinstein, executive...

Greatest Show On Earth Bows Out With Last Performance

The livestreaming on Facebook Live of the last-ever Ringling Bros . performance will be hosted by Kristen Michelle Wilson, the first female Ringmaster of Ringling Bros . The Feld family bought the Ringling circus in 1967. He said every circus h...

Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour. The front promises good doses of rain (a quarter to a half-inch) and chances for thunderstorms and hail. Today in the Omaha area, look for partly sunny skies and a chance o...

China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

Katherine Moon is a Korea expert with the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington , D.C. She said a policy of engagement might help North Korea, but hurt efforts by the US and allies in East Asia. Moon believ...

Snapchat update adds 'limitless snaps' and new creative tools

However, after they've finished viewing it and tap to close it, the snap is going to be deleted automatically. It's worth noting here that Snapchat already offers some features that bring an element of permanence to content shared through the app...

Syria Fighting Eases As Russian Deal Takes Effect

A potential complication to implementing the plan is the crowded airspace over Syria. There's also a proposal to deploy third-party monitoring forces. But it's hard to imagine how many boots on the ground would be needed to monitor the yet to be mapp...

Sindhu's downfall ends India's challenge at Badminton Asia Championships

Olympic silver medallistIndia's P.V. Sindhu of India sailed into the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships with another clinical performance here on Thursday. Doubles too could not bring any delight to the Indian contingent at Wuhan . ...

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Last Friday, Cassini made its 127th and final close approach to Titan. The spacecraft won't send word that it's okay until later today, and NASA won't get that message until 3AM ET tomorrow, April 27th. During this mission, Cassini will perform...

Call of Duty WWII to be officially unveiled on April 26th

Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer combat immerses players in grounded, fast-paced action featuring an arsenal of authentic weapons and equipment, set in some of the most iconic locations in World War II's European theater. However, the co-op "campai...

Wax worm may answer problem of plastic waste

The promising discovery centres on the wax worm - the name for the caterpillar larva of Galleria mellonella , or greater wax moth . They had made short work of the plastic bag she had placed them in, which became riddled with holes after just...

Russian Federation denies think tank plotted to sway U.S. presidential election

The four former and three current United States officials who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity refused to comment how the U.S. acquired the documents, shortly after the usa elections. themselves" - accumulated nine millions views on socia...

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

The court panel was split, with two judges recommending that Sharif should step down and three backing instead a further investigation. At the centre of the issue was the legitimacy of the funds that the prime minister's family used to purchase some ...

Samsung heads for best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs, up 48%

It was only a few weeks ago that Samsung confirmed the ongoing rumors that it would release the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 on the world once again as a refurbished device. The long and short of it is, those folks in emerging markets will probably be g...

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

While other companies working on self-driving technology have shared their plans, Apple has remained silent about its project for self-driving vehicles. So software only or the full monty? Late a year ago, Apple submitted a letter to the Nati...

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Facebook has relocated from smaller conference quarters in San Francisco to the convention center in San Jose, making room for about 4,000 attendees, almost double from a year ago, and a technological Disneyland of splashy interactive demos and displ...

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

It was an America second, third, or fourth kind of approach. "China and India had no obligations under the agreement until 2030", Pruitt said on " Fox & Friends". What role will energy markets play in determining policy? "It's true, we are and it'...

Tesla's most economical drive, the Model S, just became more affordable

That might be upsetting to buyers who just ordered the 60kWh model for $68K (now discontinued ), but Tesla has also dropped the price of upgrading to a 75kWh battery from $9K to $2K. The Model S with the 75 kWh battery, for instance, has signifi...

Cristie Kerr completes weekend comeback to win LPGA Lotte Championship

Ko was tied for 7th heading into the final round and posted the round of the day with an eight under par 64 to finish three shots behind the victor American Christie Kerr. "So I've been very excited and just grateful for the opportunity". Top-ranke...

The End of Droughts with the New Solar Powered Device

Though researchers at Berkeley and MIT have developed a way to extract clean water from thin air, it will take more research and development to bring the prodct to an inexpensive enough price that it can be economically distributed to countries aroun...

Leader of terrorist group killed in Philippine

Five Abu Sayyaf gunmen, along with an unknown number of local collaborators, remain at large after the clashes which took place in a rural district, said military chief of staff General Eduardo Ano. Askali was involved in those kidnappings and the ca...

Google blocks invasive Burger King ad

However, there were complaints from some Google Home users in March after the device appeared to start promoting Disney's live-action remake of its musical Beauty & the Beast. But Burger King's hijacking introduces a new concept - an outsider control...

India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

However, much-delayed pact on the Teesta water sharing remained elusive for the two sides. Both the countries also agreed on a financing agreement for the construction of 36 community clinics in Bangladesh apart from signing a pact on extending a t...

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Corp CMCSA.O said on Thursday it is launching a new wireless service with an unlimited data plan, making it the first major USA cable provider to enter into the highly competitive wireless market, as it faces pressure in its core business.

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

It's the first major update to Windows 10 this year, with one more planned for a later date. With the 3D industry estimated to grow by 62 per cent by 2020, Microsoft is helping everyone get on board with this update. The tech giant has made the...

Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

The fuel tanks and main wreckage of the aircraft have been located and there is no threat to the public, according to Air Force Lt. Col. Lisa Mabutt, who is responsible for emergency response at Andrews. The pilot is said to have non-life threatening...

Venomous fish may lead to new pain killers, study reports

Snakes, scorpions and spiders are the usual suspects for this kind of research, but with so many venomous fish out there, we could find some useful chemicals in them, too. Fry believes the venom causes the larger fish to become dizzy. But until now...

Next-gen Motorola Moto X device info leaked online

The The Moto G5 will have a pre-loaded AmazonDeals widget, PrimeVideo app and Kindle app. We previously told you that the Moto X (2017) will probably be marketed as Motorola's first affordable dual-camera phone. Which Moto G is worth the "moolah"? ...

Trump Reminds Twitter About Donna Brazile Leaking Debate Questions to Clinton

And finally, Trump once against attacked Hillary Clinton for getting "the answers" to debate questions ahead of a Democratic primary town hall - despite the fact that Clinton only received tips about the questions that would be asked, not the ans...

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Irfan suspended for a year in spot-fixing charges

Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar who represented the Quetta Gladiators and opening batsman Shazaib Hassan of Karachi Kings were also questioned by the PCB's anti-corruption unit. The PCB has already provisionally suspended Sharjeel Khan and Khalid L...

Hell's Kitchen Stabber Came to NYC To Kill Black Men, NYPD Says

Jackson served in the USA military in Afghanistan, police said. Police said Timothy Caughman was going through garbage near 36th Street and Ninth Avenue when Jackson allegedly stabbed him in the back several times around 11:15 p.m. CBS New York ...

United States high court hands disabled students win on education standards

The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases to reach the high court in decades. Rowley , that also deal...

Google redesigns app and website, introduces tappable search shortcuts

However, the new shortcuts feature is created to offer one-tap results for more common questions like what's now playing at your local movie theater, or a quick lookup of the nearest places to eat. It's not just search results that are included in ...

How to Get Galaxy S8 Dream UI on Any Samsung Device Now

According to a new report from Korean publication Naver , which SamMobile covered, the Samsung Galaxy S8's camera will have the ability to shoot slow-motion at 1000 fps. Just after the C7 Po, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy C5 Pro, a smalle...

SpaceX Launches EchoStar 23 Satellite, Says Goodbye to Falcon 9

The main goal of this satellite is to provide broadcast services to the country of Brazil as EchoStar is a global provider of video delivery and satellite solutions. While SpaceX is known for innovation in the field of aerospace with countless la...

Diamond weighing over 700 carats found in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's government has attempted to crack down on cross-border diamond trafficking to persuade foreign investors that " blood diamonds " that fuelled its civil war are a thing of the past. Once the diamond is officially evaluated under the Ki...

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Russian Federation denies think tank plotted to sway U.S. presidential election

The four former and three current United States officials who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity refused to comment how the U.S. acquired the documents, shortly after t...

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

The court panel was split, with two judges recommending that Sharif should step down and three backing instead a further investigation. At the centre of the issue was the legitimac...

Samsung heads for best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs, up 48%

It was only a few weeks ago that Samsung confirmed the ongoing rumors that it would release the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 on the world once again as a refurbished device. The long ...

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

While other companies working on self-driving technology have shared their plans, Apple has remained silent about its project for self-driving vehicles. So software only or the f...

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Facebook has relocated from smaller conference quarters in San Francisco to the convention center in San Jose, making room for about 4,000 attendees, almost double from a year ago...

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

It was an America second, third, or fourth kind of approach. "China and India had no obligations under the agreement until 2030", Pruitt said on " Fox & Friends". What role will...

Tesla's most economical drive, the Model S, just became more affordable

That might be upsetting to buyers who just ordered the 60kWh model for $68K (now discontinued ), but Tesla has also dropped the price of upgrading to a 75kWh battery from $9K ...

Cristie Kerr completes weekend comeback to win LPGA Lotte Championship

Ko was tied for 7th heading into the final round and posted the round of the day with an eight under par 64 to finish three shots behind the victor American Christie Kerr. "So I'v...

The End of Droughts with the New Solar Powered Device

Though researchers at Berkeley and MIT have developed a way to extract clean water from thin air, it will take more research and development to bring the prodct to an inexpensive e...

Leader of terrorist group killed in Philippine

Five Abu Sayyaf gunmen, along with an unknown number of local collaborators, remain at large after the clashes which took place in a rural district, said military chief of staff Ge...

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Google blocks invasive Burger King ad

Google blocks invasive Burger King ad

However, there were complaints from some Google Home users in March after the device appeared to start promoting Disney's live-action remake of its musical Beauty & the Beast. But ...

India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

However, much-delayed pact on the Teesta water sharing remained elusive for the two sides. Both the countries also agreed on a financing agreement for the construction of 36 comm...

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network

Comcast Corp CMCSA.O said on Thursday it is launching a new wireless service with an unlimited data plan, making it the first major USA cable provider to enter into the highly com...

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

It's the first major update to Windows 10 this year, with one more planned for a later date. With the 3D industry estimated to grow by 62 per cent by 2020, Microsoft is helping...

Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

The fuel tanks and main wreckage of the aircraft have been located and there is no threat to the public, according to Air Force Lt. Col. Lisa Mabutt, who is responsible for emergen...