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Kenya holds a fair election at a trying time

The European Union's election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed August 8 vote. and demand redress", he said. "This is just the beginning, we will not accept and move on". ...

One of Uber's biggest investors is suing Travis Kalanick for fraud

Benchmark, which was an early investor in Uber and has a seat on its board of directors, alleges that Kalanick's "overarching objective" is to pack the board with "loyal allies in an effort to insulate his prior conduct from scrutiny and clear th...

Hackers leak more Game of Thrones spoilers

According to editors at Wired magazine, the ransom note featured in a video containing scrolling text, set to a GoT score, which was addressed to HBO chief executive officer Richard Plepler . The latest leak includes another half-gigabyte of t...

Solar eclipse program in Moulton on Thursday

A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the sun and the moon . Of course, you've seen plenty of full and new moons that haven't resulted in eclipses . It's the first time in 99 years that such an event has hit the United States ....

Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

MET officials say that the eclipse, which will be visible across the country, is scheduled to start at 8:50pm August 7 (Monday) and end at 1.51am August 8 (Tuesday). There are three types of lunar eclipse: total, partial and penumbral. The main dif...

Violence as opposition boycotts Venezuelan election

But Maduro has insisted that the "card that will win this game" is the election of the new assembly. Today, through a secret, direct and global vote, the Venezuelan population elect 537 parliamentarians and the remaining eight members of the assemb...

Best Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Tennessee River Valley

Shannon Garde, a technology specialist and director of Creative Studios at Edmon Low Library, said a telescope will be set up to project a roughly 2x3 foot projection so people can safely watch the eclipse . The USA's best solar eclipse ever is co...

Facebook Messenger adverts are going global

This week Facebook announced they would be testing ads within Facebook Messenger and its 1.2 billion monthly active users. The ad though will be subjected to the same policies that govern the selection of ads on Facebook and Instagram.

Wimbledon 2017: Quarter-final line-up nearly complete after 'Manic Monday'

The decision to postpone Novak Djokovic's quarter-final against Adrian Mannarino was made on safety grounds, Wimbledon has announced. The company, which employs over 3,000 people and has over 21 million customers worldwide, is a remarkable su...

WhatsApp, Google, Uber, Amazon preps to bring UPI-based payments

The company hasn't released any plans on this, but there will be a separate app with UPI integration for payments. According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank of India's approval to launch its service in the country. UPI , lauc...

Hebron on United Nations heritage list

The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". Murad Samir al-Razam, 4, was run over in the center of al-Khalil, situated 30...

IPhone 8 Fingerprint Sensor May Not Be In The Display

According to KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo, dubbed the "best Apple analyst on the planet" by some, the iPhone 8 will not feature a Touch ID sensor or any fingerprint recognition capabilities. The analyst also claims that the iPhone 8 will be offered in ...

Google says it will stop reading users' emails to sell targeted ads

In case you didn't know it yet, ever since Gmail came into the market, Google had the ability to scan through your emails in order to serve you targeted ads for the free service that they give you. Click on that, and you'll have to go a tab called ...

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...

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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 s...

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 chanc...

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 t...

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 prioritie...

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 Fe...

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 ha...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 t...

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Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

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 3A...

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

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 loca...

Wax worm may answer problem of plastic waste

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 ...

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

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...