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March For Science Protesters Rally in DC March For Science Protesters Rally in DC
- April 24, 2017

Thousands of scientists and protesters are expected to rally in Washington, D.C ., and other cities around the country Saturday for the March for Science . Just a year ago, despite persistent gridlock in Washington and a divisive presidential campaign, Congress approved an increase in the NIH budget with strong bipartisan support. (more...)
US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric' US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'
- April 24, 2017

There is every reason to exploit this gap to isolate the North further and force it to give up its nuclear and missile programs. The new bans, part of proposals being drawn up by the US National Security Adviser H.R. She also urged China to step up pressure on North Korea to stamp out its belligerent and illegal behavior. China joined the United Nations' condemnation of a failed April 15 missile test, with the missile exploding after lift-off. (more...)
NFL Draft Rumors: Two QBs Expected To Go In Top Ten NFL Draft Rumors: Two QBs Expected To Go In Top Ten
- April 24, 2017

Brian Costello : Why the Jets draft needs is not so simple as the best player available. Yes, Larry Fitzgerald is also near retirement, but he is still competing at a relatively high level, and this draft class does not have many towering, big-body receivers the Cardinals need. (more...)
Jermell Charlo wipes out Charles Hatley to retain belt — Showtime boxing results Jermell Charlo wipes out Charles Hatley to retain belt — Showtime boxing results
- April 24, 2017

Charlo utilized the hook punch and right jab to near perfection, hurting and almost knocking down Hatley numerous times throughout the fight. Charlo, who suffered a cut over his left eye in a second-round clash of heads, knocked Hatley into the ropes with a hard right at the end of the round and flattened the challenger once before the knockout blow. (more...)
Saturn's moon Enceladus has ideal conditions for life Saturn's moon Enceladus has ideal conditions for life
- April 24, 2017

NASA's press release explained that microbes - if there are any that exist there - could combine hydrogen with carbon dioxide dissolved in water to obtain energy. "So we're going to start with bacteria and if we get lucky, maybe there's something that's larger", NASA astrobiology senior scientist Mary Voytek said at a news conference. (more...)
Samsung reveals Galaxy S8 Samsung reveals Galaxy S8
- April 24, 2017

The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7 , and sports a voice assistant meant to rival Siri and Google Assistant. The face recognition feature is a sigh of relief for those who find it a tad hard to use the fingerprint sensor located awkwardly at the back of the Galaxy S8. (more...)
President Trump to call commander of International Space Station President Trump to call commander of International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

Whitson will break the record for the longest cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut. The call by Trump, his daughter and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is scheduled for 10 am (1400 GMT) Monday and will be broadcast live on NASA television, the USA space agency said. (more...)
March for Science events to take place around the world March for Science events to take place around the world
- April 24, 2017

Thousands of people attended March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including US government budget cuts. Standing on the National Mall with thousands soaked by rain Saturday, Mann said that like other scientists, he would rather be in his lab, the field or teaching students. (more...)
Over 400 militants surrender in Balochistan Over 400 militants surrender in Balochistan
- April 24, 2017

Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Amir Riaz calls on Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zahri. Addressing the ceremony, CM Balochistan said that government is giving top priority to restore peace, and place the province on the path of progress and prosperity. (more...)
Peggy Whitson To Stay At International Space Station Peggy Whitson To Stay At International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

The call by Trump, his daughter, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is scheduled for 10 am (1400 GMT) Monday and will be broadcast live on NASA television, the USA space agency said. The highly experienced spacewoman went to the ISS in November 2016 and was due to journey back to Earth this summer. She is now in command of the International Space Station - her third spaceflight and her second rotation as station commander. (more...)
How a McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer How a McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer
- April 24, 2017

His children said they want to remember him not as the man killed in a Facebook video, but as the peaceful and kind man who loved his family, who loved to fish and who even did his daughters' hair. Pennsylvania State Police investigate the scene where Steve Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, was found shot dead Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Erie. (more...)
McDonald's order trips up Cleveland Facebook slaying suspect McDonald's order trips up Cleveland Facebook slaying suspect
- April 24, 2017

He was wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the shooting death of a 74-year-old man who was picking up aluminum cans on Sunday after spending Easter with his family. Stephens pulled up to the next window, where restaurant owner Thomas DuCharme and a supervisor tried stalling him by telling him his fries were delayed. (more...)
Hernandez family thankful for condolences, asks for privacy at funeral
- April 24, 2017

Scientists at Boston University are studying Hernandez's brain for any signs of repeated trauma suffered during his years of playing football. The family of Aaron Hernandez has secured a funeral day, and are planning to make it private. (more...)
This Photo Shows Earth Framed by the Rings of Saturn This Photo Shows Earth Framed by the Rings of Saturn
- April 24, 2017

Cassini will pierce Saturn's upper atmosphere and burn up. During the encounter, Cassini will pass as close as 979 kilometres above Titan's surface at a speed of about 21,000 kms per hour, the United States space agency said . before microbes started pumping oxygen into our atmosphere around 3.5 billion years ago). Without intervention, this could result in the mission operators losing control of the course of the spacecraft. (more...)
New Moto Z2 Force Renders Shown Off In Video New Moto Z2 Force Renders Shown Off In Video
- April 24, 2017

This must not have gone down so well with consumers as the company has now done a complete turn-around and added it back in, according to. They sport a 5.0-inch display with front-camera and dedicated LED flash on the top and a speaker in between them. (more...)
Uber allegedly used secret 'Hell' software to spy on rival Uber allegedly used secret 'Hell' software to spy on rival
- April 24, 2017

The Information reports that Uber previously used secret software called "Hell" to track the location of available Lyft drivers and showed which of those Lyft drivers also worked for Uber , enabling Uber to attempt to snatch them away full-time. (more...)
National Football League mock draft: Kansas City Chiefs land Davis Webb National Football League mock draft: Kansas City Chiefs land Davis Webb
- April 24, 2017

We're nearly there. The NFL Draft is this week. "He's probably one of the safer choices in this draft because I think you know exactly what you're going to have as soon as he walks through the door". The assessment in Dane Brugler's 2017 NFL Draft guide was glowing: "Play speed is critical for the cornerback position and he checks this box with a Sharpie, displaying the sudden movements and transitional quickness to match up with any type of receiver". (more...)
'Born in China' review: Breathtaking scenes for nature lovers of any age 'Born in China' review: Breathtaking scenes for nature lovers of any age
- April 23, 2017

Narration, handled by " The Office " alum John Krasinski, can get pretty corny and a little contrived. In nearly every sense, Disney Nature's " Born in China " is a BBC "Planet Earth" episode for kids. Reilly) and now seem to have found a fine balance in Born in China , a coproduction with Shanghai Media Group, and narrated (in its North American release) by John Krasinksi. (more...)
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Mobile App to Control Your Powerwall Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Mobile App to Control Your Powerwall
- April 23, 2017

Tesla's iOS and Android apps are being updated today to give owners of the company's Powerwall home energy storage product access to information about their in-home electricity grid. The 14 kWh home battery storage unit with built-in inverter allows "time shifting" of electricity generated by solar panels. The wall-mounted pack includes two 14kWh lithium-ion batteries - double the capacity of the previous version - that can power a four-bedroom house for an entire day. (more...)
French presidential election, by the numbers
- April 23, 2017

Security is just one of top concerns of voters who cast first-round ballots in what commentators have called the most nail-biting French election in generations. The other candidates are: Socialist nominee Benoit Hamon, 49; Philippe Poutou, a 50-year-old Ford factory worker; pro-sovereignty candidates Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, 56, Francois Asselineau, 59 and Jacques Cheminade, 75; Trotskyist economy teacher Nathalie Arthaud, 47 and Jean Lassalle, a 61-year-old MP and former shepherd. (more...)