Sci-tech

Missing-persons search for part-time Uber driver canceled

Missing-persons search for part-time Uber driver canceled Police didn't say where her vehicle was found Monday. Nursing student Krysten Laib was last seen Tuesday morning, a little before 5am - she was working as a part-time driver for Uber. Police said that person was tracked down and had nothing to do with Laib's disappearance. "So as far as we know, Uber is not involved". Laib is white with blue eyes and blond hair. [Full Article...]

US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack

US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack Assad denied having chemical weapons and said Syria would only allow an "impartial" investigation into the incident. The British delegation at the world's chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday that samples taken from the alleged attack site tested positive for the nerve agent sarin. [Full Article...]

Ocean world near Saturn hotter-than-ever contender for life

The Cassini space probe detected hydrogen coming from Saturn's moon, Enceladus , which suggests alien life could develop there, according to NASA . The chances of people venturing out to these moons is slim to none right now, because for one, it would take a while to get there and two, NASA still isn't sure humans could live there. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Direct To Focus On ARMS and Splatoon 2

After all, Mario Kart 8 already came out on the Wii U - the Deluxe edition just brings more characters, more tracks, more items and an improved Battle Mode to the game. If you find a new vulnerability worthy of reporting, Nintendo will reward you after it has fixed the problem or within four months of receiving the report . [Full Article...]

GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

The lawsuit has already gained one court victory. Notably, the rate of uninsured persons in the U.S. began to drop after the ACA came into effect in 2010 and as the economy began to improve after the financial crisis of 2008. Most of this increase in general approval has come from Democratic identifiers and leaners who have become more hardened in their support for the ACA . [Full Article...]

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

Susan Rice says it was sometimes necessary for her to request the identity of Americans whose communications were swept up in intelligence reports . Trump did not make clear what crime he was accusing Rice of committing. My guess is that Rice's demasking requests were on behalf of the Obama National Security Council and were part of a broad campaign that began in early 2016 to abuse US intellig... [Full Article...]

ISS expedition 50 crew members return to earth

ISS expedition 50 crew members return to earth The US and Russian space agencies last week agreed to extend Whitson's mission by three months to fill in as the new crew's third member. The capsule that brought the astronauts home is only the second MS variant of the Soyuz to return to Earth, after the veteran spacecraft underwent a series of upgrades. [Full Article...]

Cavusoglu: Turkey supports U.S. strike on Syrian air base

Cavusoglu: Turkey supports U.S. strike on Syrian air base He added: "I want to state something clearly: while children are being massacred in this world, no one has the right to feel themselves safe or in peace". Mr Tillerson said on Sunday that Russia's inaction had allowed the chemical attack to take place. He had planned to travel to Russia Monday on a trip meant to start fresh dialogue with the Russian government. [Full Article...]

Samsung Expects First-Quarter Operating Profit to Rise 48%

Samsung also predicted consolidated sales of about 50 trillion won for the first quarter, according to the company's Friday guidance. Analysts said strong demand for mobile chips and displays for smartphones fueled the stellar profit during the typically slow season for smartphones and television sets. [Full Article...]

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 & 9.7 Now Getting Android Nougat

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 & 9.7 Now Getting Android Nougat It might also have a galss/ceramic back. It's clear that the inspiration for such design is the Galaxy S7, Samsung's 2016 flagship. At 7mm, this smartphone is marginally thicker than the Galaxy C7, but is still one of the slimmer models in the market today. [Full Article...]

Apple's next-gen watch to have cellular connectivity

Apple's next-gen watch to have cellular connectivity Digitimes has a mixed track record when it comes to Apple leaks, so it's worth taking this report with due caution. Here's the latest leaks and rumours about the third Apple Watch wearable. Christopher Rolland, an analyst from Susquehanna Financial Group, has said that based on a recent supply chain analysis in Asia, he believes the third-generation Apple Watch may feature cellular connectivity. [Full Article...]

Bayern 'surprised' by Hoffenheim - Ancelotti

Bayern 'surprised' by Hoffenheim - Ancelotti But with Real Madrid awaiting in the Champions League quarter-final next week, Bayern know too well a slip-up against Dortmund could seriously dent their self-confidence. There's a huge Bundesliga match this weekend when Bayern Munich host Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena. Bayern nearly restored parity just before the break but Robert Lewandowski only managed to rattle the woodwork from fi... [Full Article...]

Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Judge blocks request to delay police hearing He says mayors eventually face political pressure to back off or even stop reforms. "Consent decrees are the means by which you provide a hedge of protection, civil rights and civil liberties", Brooks said. Executive director Jonathan Smith of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs has blasted Sessions' decision, asserting that it could prevent police departments ... [Full Article...]

Marshawn Lynch Meets With Oakland Raiders, Will Reportedly Come Out Of Retirement

Marshawn Lynch Meets With Oakland Raiders, Will Reportedly Come Out Of Retirement Beast Mode's connection to Oakland is deep, so it's understandable why the 30-year-old running back would want play for the Raiders. Earlier this offseason, they let Latavius Murray sign with the Minnesota Vikings and were said to have considered Adrian Peterson , though nothing has unfolded. [Full Article...]

Yahoo Combination Remerges After Verizon Acquisition As 'Oath'

Yahoo Combination Remerges After Verizon Acquisition As 'Oath' AOL declined to elaborate on the meaning behind "Oath", but said in a statement that it will be "one of the most disruptive brand companies in digital". The deal was originally worth $350 million more than what it's valued at now, before several Yahoo security breaches were disclosed, according to Tech Crunch . [Full Article...]

A First Look! Samsung's New Galaxy S8 Flagship Smartphones

In which case, the battles will be won based on the quality of the design , pricing and perhaps whether or not a device has a headphone jack or catches fire. They don't even serve any goal given the fact that unlike the iPhones, which have the home button under the screen, the Pixel don't have anything. A person uses a Galaxy S8 to try and bypass the face recognition of another Galaxy S8 , and... [Full Article...]

Its PV Sindhu all the way at India Open super series

Its PV Sindhu all the way at India Open super series The crowd goes wild, and the atmosphere is electric . "After China Open, this is my second title, and that too at the start of the year", she added. In the opening game Sindhu raced to a 6-1 lead before Marin slowly and steadily clawed her way back into the affair. [Full Article...]

Emmert: NCAA will decide next week whether to return to NC

College athletics' governing body has said that it is deciding on locations for tournaments through the spring of 2022 and that it wouldn't award any to North Carolina if the law known as House Bill 2 was still on the books. The Associated Press reported that North Carolina could lose $3.76 billion over 12 years as a result of business boycotts against HB2. North Carolina lawmakers were under... [Full Article...]

NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe

NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe Only 6 percent said the president is "too cooperative", while 32 percent said his leadership style is "about right", the paper said. Trump has fared poorly in polls ever since he announced his presidential run in June, 2015. Only 4 percent thought they have favored lower-income. In the 2016 presidential election, election polls suggested that 63 percent of white men voted for Trump, as oppos... [Full Article...]

Debris shield floats away during spacewalk

Peggy Whitson and ISS commander Shane Kimbrough began their preparations for the spacewalk at around 8 a.m. EST. The astronauts had to improvise a fix to make up for a lost piece of cloth shielding. Jeff Williams now holds the record with 534 days. Thursday's walkabout is the second in a series of three spacewalks to outfit the exterior of the orbiting outpost with parking spots for a new... [Full Article...]


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