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U.S. city police apologises for National Basketball Association player's arrest U.S. city police apologises for National Basketball Association player's arrest
- May 25, 2018

The Milwaukee Journal, citing unidentified sources, says Officer Joseph Grams was suspended for two days. The video released Wednesday shows Brown being confronted by an officer for parking his vehicle across two handicap spaces in a pharmacy lot. (more...)
Homeland Security chief hasn't 'seen' intel reports that Russian Federation favored Trump Homeland Security chief hasn't 'seen' intel reports that Russian Federation favored Trump
- May 25, 2018

Nielsen said. "We've seen them encourage people to go to a protest on one side", she added. We've seen them simultaneously encourage people to go to that same protest on the other side. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the ranking member on the House Homeland Security committee, said in a statement he was "shocked" Nielsen seemed unfamiliar with the report. (more...)
Americans more anxious about self-driving cars Americans more anxious about self-driving cars
- May 25, 2018

Uber's self-driving cars had been pulled off the road after the fatal crash in Tempe, and the sudden absence of Volvo XC-90s with spinning devices on top was immediately noticeable on streets like Mill Avenue. Testing had also been halted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and San Francisco, California , but was set to resume in Pittsburgh. The fatal collision involving Uber's self-driving auto added to the headaches vexing CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as he tries to fix the damage done by a ... (more...)
Samsung opens new AI research centre in Toronto Samsung opens new AI research centre in Toronto
- May 25, 2018

Kim Hyun-suk, head of Samsung Electronics' consumer electronics division, speaks at an opening event of the firm's AI center in Cambridge , the United Kingdom, on May 22 (local time). Heck is renowned as being a leading global expert in virtual assistant technologies. In Toronto, the AI centre will supplement its research in core AI technologies by working with universities in Canada. (more...)
Europe name four vice-captains for September's Ryder Cup Europe name four vice-captains for September's Ryder Cup
- May 24, 2018

The appointments of Westwood and Harrington were expected. Since making his debut in 1997, Westwood has played in the last 10 contests, one short of Nick Faldo's record, and was on the winning side seven times, compiling a total of 23 points bettered only by Faldo (25), Bernhard Langer (24) and Colin Montgomerie (23.5). (more...)
Kumaraswamy takes oath as chief minister of Karnataka Kumaraswamy takes oath as chief minister of Karnataka
- May 24, 2018

Talking about the same, Kumaraswamy said the leaders who came from all over the country wanted to give a message to the nation that "we are one, and, in 2019, there will be a major change in political situation". A badly bruised Congress, which failed to form its governments in Goa, Manipur and Meghalaya despite being the single largest party, moved in swiftly and declared it would unconditionally prop up a JD (S) government despite the party having only 37 MLAs, less than half the ... (more...)
Pentagon Report: Nukes Are Central to North Korea Strategy Pentagon Report: Nukes Are Central to North Korea Strategy
- May 23, 2018

The demolition is due to take place sometime between Wednesday and Friday, depending on the weather, according to the North. North Korea on Wednesday allowed South Korean journalists to join the small group of foreign media in the country to witness the dismantling of its nuclear test site this week, Seoul officials said. (more...)
Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House
- May 23, 2018

The back and forth between the Justice Department and Congress began with a classified subpoena from Nunes in late April. He traveled to the White House for a meeting with Trump , White House chief of staff John Kelly and FBI Director Christopher Wray. (more...)
Reasons Why Creator Defends That Brutal Season 2 Rape Scene Reasons Why Creator Defends That Brutal Season 2 Rape Scene
- May 23, 2018

And experts told Business Insider that season 2 fails to address a risky problem, in that Hannah - the character who took her own life in season 1 - is still a prominent character in the second season. It also features graphic, sometimes disturbing, scenes. Alongi said she had to look away. The rape scene in the Season 2 finale led The Parents Television Council to issue an "urgent warning" about the episode. (more...)
Will Smith to work with Diplo on official World Cup song Will Smith to work with Diplo on official World Cup song
- May 22, 2018

Thousands of fans had already liked Smith's revealing Instagram post after just minutes of putting it up. Kosovo singer Era Istrefi will also reportedly be featured on the Diplo-produced track. However, Reggaeton producer DJ Nelson , said the track is "big" and "just so insane". "They're making this big song and it's just so insane."Allegedly, Smith and Nicky were in Budapest recently finishing the song ". (more...)
Miley Cyrus Pranks Jimmy Kimmel with Miley Cyrus Pranks Jimmy Kimmel with "Wrecking Ball" Themed Wake-Up
- May 22, 2018

When Miley Cyrus said she was "coming in like a wrecking ball" just for Jimmy Kimmel , she wasn't kidding. "I guess this is a series now, because the other night another music superstar barged into my dreams", he continued while introducing the latest prank. (more...)
US EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses itself US EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses itself
- May 22, 2018

EPA spokesman Jahan Wilcox told the barred organizations they were not invited and there was no space for them, but gave no indication of why they specifically were barred. Members of Congress piped up on the news of reporters being barred from covering the discussion on the chemicals. Under Pruitt, the EPA has also consistently attempted to bar media from attending agency events. (more...)
Israel uses new F-35 stealth fighters in combat Israel uses new F-35 stealth fighters in combat
- May 22, 2018

After the acquisition of F-35 Stealth Fighter, Israel's air defense system has reached a staggering 85 percent success rate. According to Norkin, four rockets were intercepted by Israel, and the rest landed outside of Israeli territory. Twenty three fighters, including five Syrian regime troops and 18 other allied forces were said to have been killed in the Israeli attack. Israeli officials say that they have carried out multiple air strikes in Syria against suspected Iranian bases and those ... (more...)
Samsung launches 4 new smartphones in A, J series Samsung launches 4 new smartphones in A, J series
- May 22, 2018

Both cameras offer an LED flash, and the entire device is crafted from a metal unibody. The new smartphones will be available soon offering Super AMOLED displays and Android Oreo . There's also a 3,000 mAh battery and Android Oreo. The Infinity display on these phones aren't in anyway similar to the ones found on the flagship Galaxy S and Note devices. (more...)
AGL remains stubborn on Liddell closure, rejects Alinta's purchase bid AGL remains stubborn on Liddell closure, rejects Alinta's purchase bid
- May 22, 2018

AGL has completed its assessment and has told the bidders that it will not proceed with the offer. Alinta Energy's bid to acquire the power unit reportedly neither matched the interests of AGL nor its numerous shareholders. AGL shares are now trading at 13x FY19's estimated earnings, which seems very reasonable. Labor doesn't believe extending the life of Liddell through a purchase is the answer. (more...)
Today's Dish: 2018 Billboard Music Awards Today's Dish: 2018 Billboard Music Awards
- May 22, 2018

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 on NBC. "I'm so sick of moment [s] of silence", she said . "We want to dedicate this award to Avicii ", said Andrew Taggart, adding that the Swedish musician "inspired all of us, influenced our music". He scooped-up four awards.Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesSALT-N-PEPA SHAKE IT UPJeff Kravitz/FilmMagicBACK TO THE 90sSalt-N-Pepa and En Vogue reunited to close the show, with ... (more...)
National Football League star JJ Watt offers to pay for Santa Fe funerals National Football League star JJ Watt offers to pay for Santa Fe funerals
- May 21, 2018

Abbott said the assailant meant to kill himself but gave up and told police that he did not have the courage to take his own life. "The family is stunned and shell-shocked", said Robert Barfield, one of the lawyers the Pagourtzis family have hired to represent their son in court. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 revealed, no single player mode Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 revealed, no single player mode
- May 18, 2018

This scale is especially important given that the classic multiplayer experience in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is downsizing its player counts this year. Each of the game's Specialist characters feature unique abilities that can "be applied strategically across game modes". From the looks of it, Fornite might have a worthy rival now that Black Ops 4 is coming. (more...)
Is Nokia X6 really coming to Pakistan? Is Nokia X6 really coming to Pakistan?
- May 18, 2018

HMD plans to launch two new smartphones internationally: the Nokia X5 and Nokia X7 . A measly 9 percent of participants voted for the no option, and HMD CPO Juho Sarvikas, who asked the question in the first place, appeared to suggest in a reply to an Android Authority article that even United States availability may still be on the table. (more...)
Zuckerberg accepts European Union parliament grilling over data scandal Zuckerberg accepts European Union parliament grilling over data scandal
- May 18, 2018

That's even though Facebook has admitted that of the 2.7 million European users who could be affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal , over one million of them could be in the UK. That suggests he will avoid an uncomfortable public appearance and instead meet only with the legislature's top brass behind closed doors. The EU Justice Commissioner also wants a public hearing. (more...)
The Division 2 will release before April 2019 The Division 2 will release before April 2019
- May 17, 2018

Total annual sales of €1,731.9 million, up 18.6% year on year, outstripping target of around €1,640.0 million. Annual digital revenue was up 37.8% to €1,004.7 million (representing 58.0% of total sales versus 50.0% for the previous fiscal year) for the publisher. (more...)
RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer
- May 17, 2018

In case you're unfamiliar, the RED Hydrogen One is an, ambitious , Android smartphone which was announced a year ago. Now, we have a few more details about availability. In May, however, it was reported the smartphone with a holographic display had been displayed as RED worked to include even more features. The 5.7-inch phone's major feature is a holographic display that can project 3D images. (more...)
Monzo finally activates Apple Pay - apologises for tardy delivery Monzo finally activates Apple Pay - apologises for tardy delivery
- May 17, 2018

Adding it to your Apple Watch can be done by heading to the iPhone's Apple Watch app and selecting Wallet & Apple Pay. iPad users have to head into the settings , and Macbook users have to go into the system preferences . And when you sign an NDA with Apple it's not untypical for it to stipulate that you don't talk about said NDA. Apple Pay launched with iPhone 6 back in 2014, but the need to negotiate partnerships with banks means it is taking a while for Apple to roll out the ... (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ release date confirmed as May 31 LG G7 ThinQ release date confirmed as May 31
- May 17, 2018

LG unveiled its latest flagship device, the LG G7 ThinQ a couple of weeks ago with some exciting features like face recognition and AI support. Meanwhile, the LG G7 ThinQ is now officially rolling out in South Korea and is expected to release in Asia, America and Europe soon. (more...)
OnePlus 6 passes scratch, burn, and bend testing OnePlus 6 passes scratch, burn, and bend testing
- May 17, 2018

Unlike its OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T predecessors, the OnePlus 6 is covered on the front and back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 , but the company has assured consumers that the phone's all-glass design doesn't raise questions over its durability. (more...)