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Small quake jolts Los Angeles residents

Small quake jolts Los Angeles residents According to the United States Geological Survey , the quake hit the Westwood Village area around 11:20 p.m. local time with SoCal residents feeling tremors everywhere from Los Angeles to Costa Mesa, Upland, the Pacific Palisades and more. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson denies reports he plans to resign within the week

However, in private the Brexiteer has told friends an "EEA minus" version of Brexit is something he "could not live with". Addressing one of the most contentious issues in negotiations with Brussels , he said Britain should not continue paying into the European Union budget after Brexit, even as the price of continued access to Europe's single market. [Full Article...]

Maria Becomes Category 2, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit

Hurricane warnings were also issued for Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Martinique, St Lucia, and the USA and British Virgin Islands. Jose weakened a bit on Monday morning off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, but remained a Category 1 with maximum sustained wind speeds of 75 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Russian Military Denies Firing Rockets at Journalists at Zapad-2017 Drills

Russian Military Denies Firing Rockets at Journalists at Zapad-2017 Drills President Vladimir Putin visited the range on Monday. "All reports on social media over "volleys at crowd of journalists, ' 'large numbers of wounded" are a deliberate provocation or someone's personal stupidity", the district said in a statement. [Full Article...]

PIL in Orissa HC seeks petrol, diesel under GST

PIL in Orissa HC seeks petrol, diesel under GST The excise duty that was Rs 9.48 per litre in April 2014 on petrol has been increased to Rs 21.48. Pradhan also rejected allegations that the main reason for the hike in fuel prices is the high margins taken out by the oil companies. In spite of the centre demanding the fuel prices to be brought under the purview of GST, the state government has refused to do so since it is a lucrative source. [Full Article...]

The Moon Blocks 3 Planets, Star Today

The Moon Blocks 3 Planets, Star Today This essentially means that the moon is passing in front of other notable objects in the sky, an occultation is when an object that appears larger passes in front of an object that appears smaller, according to NASA . The occultation jackpot is that extremely rare occasion in which all the planets and Pluto come close to alignment. The last time the Moon slid past three planets within 24 hou... [Full Article...]

Missing Man Was Likely Dead in Airport Parking Lot for Months

Missing Man Was Likely Dead in Airport Parking Lot for Months Sources say Potter took his own life. Within a week of Mr Potter's disappearance on January 17 , his wife and niece came to the conclusion that he had gone missing at the airport and they went there to search vehicle parks. Potter's family insists investigators dropped the ball, and say someone should have found him long before eight months passed. They said airport police and parki... [Full Article...]

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball Hillary Clinton said she would not rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election between her and Donald Trump if it's revealed that Russian interference goes further than now known. "That's the nature of politics", Sanders continued. So what happened in Kenya, which I'm only beginning to delve into, is that the Supreme Court there said there are so many really... [Full Article...]

Sprint's Free iPhone Trade In Offer Not As Great As Last Year

Sprint's Free iPhone Trade In Offer Not As Great As Last Year The number of mobile phone holders who moved from one mobile provider to another and signed a new contract for the Galaxy Note 8 amounted to around 38,000 and 26,000, respectively, on the same days. The Galaxy Note 8 has been quick pre-order records too, according to Samsung . The change in cost doesn't appear to have gone live on Flipkart or Samsung's website yet. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin Gov. Walker to Sign $3 Billion Incentive Package for Foxconn Factory

Wisconsin Gov. Walker to Sign $3 Billion Incentive Package for Foxconn Factory Walker touted the bill's potential for innovation at Gateway Technical College in Sturtevant Monday. In exchange, the electronics company will build a new flat screen plant in Racine County, the exact location of which has not yet been announced. [Full Article...]

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77 By preventing a Soviet retaliation he averted a potentially catastrophic nuclear crisis, leading to him becoming known as the man who saved the world by doing nothing. Then a second alarm sounded. 'The siren went off for a second time . Giant blood-red letters appeared on our main screen, saying START. Petrov reasoned that if the Americans were going to launch a first strike they'd send m... [Full Article...]

Gmail now converts addresses and phone numbers to interactive hyperlinks

Gmail now converts addresses and phone numbers to interactive hyperlinks Now, instead of having to copy and paste this information from email to another app, Gmail will detect contact information, phone numbers, and addresses and then convert them into links, which open a relevant app when clicked. Google's computers can identify objects in photos, so picking out an address or phone number shouldn't be that much of a challenge. Finally, when using a mobile device, clic... [Full Article...]

Waymo, Intel partner on self-driving vehicle technology

Waymo, Intel partner on self-driving vehicle technology Brian Krzanich , the Chief Executive at Intel , told Reuters that the company has created a customized piece if silicon, which fits the requirements of Waymo's sensor fusion and has tapped the processing power of Intel . Brian Krzanich said: "Given the pace at which autonomous driving is coming to life, I fully expect my children's children will never have to drive a vehicle". [Full Article...]

Netanyahu refused to meet with Swedish Prime Minister in NY

I think the Palestinians would like to see it. The nuclear pact, signed in July 2015 by Iran, the US, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany, put an end to 12 years of diplomatic conflict surrounding Tehran's controversial nuclear program, but Trump has frequently denounced the accord as a "bad" deal. [Full Article...]

Spain expels North Korean ambassador

Earlier this month, Spain ordered the North Korean embassy there to downsize its staff for similar reasons. The move, which came after the North's sixth nuclear test with a follow-up missile launch in blatant defiance of the United Nations-led sanctions and warnings, marks the fourth of its kind among the global community and first among the members of the European Union. [Full Article...]

More reforms and less red tape — Trump at UN

More reforms and less red tape — Trump at UN U.S. President Donald Trump will seek to gather global support for reforming the United Nations when he hosts an event at UN headquarters in NY on September 18. Trump, who has threatened to slash the United States contribution to the global organization since taking office, praised the work being done by the UN. [Full Article...]

Pakistan accountability court again summons Sharif family

Pakistan accountability court again summons Sharif family He directed Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Asif Kirmani, who was present in the court, to inform the Sharif family about the summons. The judge censured the NAB official for failing to serve the summons and said these summons were for the Sharif family and not their security officer. [Full Article...]

Scott wants to have tourists return to Keys by October

Scott wants to have tourists return to Keys by October Getting Monroe County's criminal-justice system back in action remains a daunting logistical challenge on an island chain spread out over 110 miles - and with one major road clogged with clean-up crews, returning residents and relief workers. [Full Article...]

Undocumented Activists Disrupt Pelosi Presser, Demand Law For "All 11 Million"

Undocumented Activists Disrupt Pelosi Presser, Demand Law For Pelosi, in her home city, called for legislation that would protect young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas. Afterward, ASPIRE tweeted that it was demanding Pelosi stop deportations, stop the funding of immigrant detention centers, and introduce "a clean Immigrant Youth Bill w/o criminalizing us". [Full Article...]

The United States opened a military base in Israel

The United States opened a military base in Israel Maj. Gen. Zvika Haimovich said the base is largely to serve as "a joint Israeli and American effort to sustain and enhance our defensive capabilities", and will not bring operational changes such as training or exercises. Israel has been increasingly concerned with Iran's development of long-range missiles and considers the country to be its greatest threat. The border with Syria has been tense ... [Full Article...]


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