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Trump visits first lady in hospital for second straight day

Trump visits first lady in hospital for second straight day Trump to seek treatment or whether the " benign kidney condition " meant she had a benign tumor or something else. "Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania". First lady Melania Trump is continuing her recovery in the hospital following a kidney-related procedure Monday that her office said was long-planned. [Full Article...]

Pope says he has thought about when 'to take my leave'

Pope says he has thought about when 'to take my leave' Chile's Catholic bishops said Monday (local time) they were open to whatever Pope Francis proposes to overhaul the Chilean church, including the removal of bishops, reforms of seminaries and paying financial reparation to victims of a clergy sex abuse and cover-up scandal. [Full Article...]

Sichuan Airlines' cockpit window breaks, makes emergency landing; co-pilot injured

Sichuan Airlines' cockpit window breaks, makes emergency landing; co-pilot injured Reuters quotes Liu Chuanjian as explaining that a booming sound was heard and the right cockpit windshield was suddenly gone-along with, nearly, the co-pilot. "I suddenly heard a bang from the top of the plane, very loud". Speaking on the incident, the Sichuan Airlines issued a statement on its official Weibo account and claimed that the issue was a " mechanical failure " and that the passeng... [Full Article...]

Iraqi election victor Al-Sadr hints at alliances to form government

Iraqi election victor Al-Sadr hints at alliances to form government Moqtada al-Sadr, the Shia cleric whose Mahdi Army bloodied the nose of the USA military in the battle of Fallujah in 2004 that left eight Kellogg, Brown and Root transport drivers and three US soldiers dead and who was considered an "outlaw", has won Iraq's parliamentary election . [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends 200 apps for misusing data, privacy probe continues

Facebook suspends 200 apps for misusing data, privacy probe continues Facebook has failed to fully answer 39 questions submitted by United Kingdom members of parliament that aim to explore the social network's approach to data privacy and fake news, according to the parliamentary committee charged with investigating the matter. [Full Article...]

Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert

Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert When she was taken to a nearby hospital, the 11-year-old was in critical condition. "The mother had duct-taped their hands, put socks in their mouths and began stabbing the 11-year-old", said Tulsa Police Officer Jeanne MacKenzie. The suspect is believed to be driving a 2011 Ford Escape with Oklahoma tag 778-MNX, or a 2005 Black Lexus RX300 with used dealer paper tag UD-4976. The search ended ... [Full Article...]

Apple now has more than 50 autonomous cars on the road

Apple now has more than 50 autonomous cars on the road At this stage, Apple hasn't been authorized to test self-driving cars independent of human supervision; for that, the company will need to submit a separate permit to the DMV - something Waymo did last month . He added, "We sort of see autonomous cars as the mother of all AI projects It's probably one of the most hard AI projects actually to work on". It does not appear on the May 9 list seen b... [Full Article...]

Scientists Spot Universe's Fastest-Growing Black Hole

Scientists Spot Universe's Fastest-Growing Black Hole A "supermassive" black hole swallowing up the mass of our sun every two days has been found by Australian astronomers. What started as the size of about 20 billion suns has grown one percent every million years, into the cosmic behemoth we know now. [Full Article...]

Chance of showers and thunderstorms today, tonight and tomorrow

Chance of showers and thunderstorms today, tonight and tomorrow Expect mostly cloudy to partly sunny skies for Tuesday with highs in the mid 80s. West wind around 6 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm . The low pressure will move very slowly away from us to the north over the next few days, so we'll still see an influx of moisture being pulled into our region. [Full Article...]

Star Fox racing game rumoured

Star Fox racing game rumoured However, while the details - including its name - are very much up for debate, there does seem to be quite a bit of information out there that suggests that Retro is likely working on a racing title that is likely tied to the Star Fox universe in some way. [Full Article...]

Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China

Retailer Gap apologises for T-shirts with 'incorrect' map of China The clothing brand, based in the US, is the most recent global business to be in trouble with the government of China over that country's territorial issues. In a statement the company said, "Gap Inc. respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China". Delta Air Lines, hotel operator Marriott and fashion brand Zara are among businesses that have apologized to China for referring to ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Unveils Gorgeous New Surface Hub 2

Microsoft Unveils Gorgeous New Surface Hub 2 It should be noted that we don't have a full list of specs at this time, the company is still working on finalizing the hardware which means they aren't ready to share the weight or internal specs of the display but this early look at the hardware will certainly raise a few eyebrows. [Full Article...]

ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge

ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, who was at the Beijing talks, said earlier on Tuesday the United States wants a timetable on how China will open up its markets to U.S. THE QUOTE: "There's a number of data releases that will grab traders' attention today and could determine whether we see an early rebound in stock markets". [Full Article...]

So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school

So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school The SWAT team even gave Dakota his own shirt and badge. According to the MailOnline , his father, Rob Pitts, was a 16-year veteran with the force. But when Dakota arrived, he was shocked to see who was there to greet him. The suspect opened fire from a second floor Terre Haute apartment building after he was approached by four investigators, police said. So, Dakota asked his mom whether one o... [Full Article...]

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society Orban's Fidesz also ran an anti-immigrant billboard campaign, underwritten by the Hungarian government, which showed a picture of Soros laughing alongside the words, "Let's not leave Soros the last laugh". A loose-knit group of George Soros-financed foundations is leaving Hungary as the government's nationalist leader continues cracking down on the billionaire's influence in the country. [Full Article...]

Putin extends Russia's reach over Crimea with £2.7bn bridge

Putin extends Russia's reach over Crimea with £2.7bn bridge Putin saw a surge in popularity following the action on Crimea and commissioned his judo sparring partner, construction mogul Arkady Rotenberg , to build the bridge. "This is a project that they tried to achieve back under the czar". Besides cars and pedestrians, the bridge is created to also accommodate cargo trucks and run a railway line, though both are expected to open later this year or ne... [Full Article...]

NASA Sending Tiny Helicopter to Fly over Mars in 2021

NASA Sending Tiny Helicopter to Fly over Mars in 2021 As such, NASA is thinking of sending a flying drone to the red planet that will provide scientists an aerial view of the planet . The Mars Helicopter is expected to touch down on the Martian surface in February 2021, piggybacking a car-sized rover - a bigger, upgraded version of the Curiosity rover. [Full Article...]

Tammany Parish School Board set to trim property tax rate

Tammany Parish School Board set to trim property tax rate A full 100 percent of districts' spending plans in Nassau and Suffolk counties - 124 budgets in all - passed in the initial round of balloting at this time a year ago, meaning that no revotes were needed in June. The St. Tammany Parish School Board is poised to reduce property taxes this year - the second year in a row. Voting will be from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m.at Ellenville High School, 28 Maple A... [Full Article...]

Mahathir says will bring case against Najib 'within short while'

Mahathir says will bring case against Najib 'within short while' Anwar and Mahathir agreed in 2016 to join forces with the aim of ousting scandal-hit Najib Razak and his Barisan Nasional (BN) alliance. "I will play a role in the background even when I step down", he added, however. In an astonishing U-turn previous year, Anwar shook hands with Mahathir and agreed to join forces to oust scandal-tainted Najib. At least six countries, including the United States... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi To Create In-House Camera Division To Improve Picture Quality

Xiaomi To Create In-House Camera Division To Improve Picture Quality According to the IDC's " Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker ", the India smartphone market maintained a healthy year on year (yoy) growth of 11 per cent. These days cameras are an important feature to consider when choosing a smartphone. Now, this does not mean that Xiaomi's smartphones have bad cameras at the moment, quite the contrary, as the Mi MIX 2S actually has quite a capable shooter, whi... [Full Article...]


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