Sci-tech

Expected rain in Southeast Louisiana: 6 to 9 inches through Thursday

The latest predictions call for it to make landfall as a tropical storm. The National Weather Service in Miami said Cindy was located early Tuesday aftern...


After student Otto Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

His family says it was told he had been in a coma since soon after his sentencing. During a news conference Tuesday from the Oval Office, President Donald Tru...


US coroner investigating death of student freed from North Korea

Trump has hardened his rhetoric against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who died on Monday in the United St...


US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The U.S. has said it shot down the aircraft Sunday to defend allied forces fighting to seize back the city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State m...


Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'

With its modest resources -it goes on- Cuba has contributed to improving human rights in many places in the world, despite the limitations imposed to a block...


Summer solstice, the longest day of the year, arrives Wednesday

Solstice means the beginning of summer, but comes from a Latin word. The summer solstice arrives early Wednesday , making Tuesday and Wednesday essentially...


NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

The planet candidates were introduced with 209 others, but those are located far enough from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky p...


Tesla Near Agreement To Build First China Factory In Shanghai's Lingang Zone

A factory in China would open a huge opportunity for the California-based electric vehicle maker to take its market to a whole new level. They expect $-0.66...


Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful Attack on IS in Syria

Iran described today the missile attack against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zour as crushing and successful, destro...


Instagram Adds Option to Share Replay of Live Video to Instagram Stories

In August previous year, Instagram rolled out its stories feature, which allows users to have a almost identical experience on the app that they would on Snapc...


Mosque attack: May vows crackdown on 'terrorism, extremism and hatred'

Donald Trump has failed to personally acknowledge the attack on members of a mosque in London , and the murder of a Muslim teenager in Virginia , prompting c...


Tropical Storm Warning issued for parts of Louisiana

The southern Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are under a tropical storm watch. Folks along the Central Gulf coast should monitor this system c...


New 2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI revealed

This translates to a more spacious cabin as well as a 25 percent larger boot space. Apart from the visual upgrades over the standard vehicle (special bumper wit...


Solar farm developer firming up plans on billion dollar renewable energy funds

This year's milestone shows that renewables are becoming a major source of electricity in the US and can no longer be considered "alternative" energy, said Chri...


Lalu's family in jeopardy, now wife Rabri accused of corruption

I have not received any I-T notice nor am I aware of any seizure by the I-T Department. After charges were slapped against him, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister ...


DNA study shows cats have tolerated humans for at least 9000 years

Yet it's impossible to deny that cats are tame. Today , cats still share our homes and food, and for thousands of years they have worked alongside farmers and ...


Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

Now that the companies have announced their tie-up , Mackey went on to say he is completely over the moon about Amazon. Barclays analyst Karen Short raised her...


Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns

Patnaik's statement came after journalists drew his attention to an editorial article by his party Lok Sabha MP Tathagat Satpathy in which the lawmaker said the...


Keeping an eye on the tropics: 2 systems could become tropical storms

The National Hurricane Center says there is a high chance the tropical wave now located over the western Caribbean Sea develops into a tropical cyclone early ne...


CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered Game Case Revealed, Could Be Available June 20th

Needless to say, that seems to apply to PS4, and if indeed this is happening, it's not unlikely that Sony would have some kind of early exclusivity for it. It's...


Spotify confirms testing 'Sponsored Songs' in playlists

Now the changes, which impact both the Spotify mobile and desktop apps, are only visible to free users. The sponsored songs feature doesn't seem like it w...


SpaceX Could Launch "Double Header" After BulgariaSat 1 Delay

In addition to the West Coast launch, SpaceX is gearing up for another mission, BulgariaSat-1, from Florida. If everything works out, it seems SpaceX pl...


Total Eclipse Stamps Going on Sale in the Midlands

The heat of your hand will change an image of the eclipsed sun into that of the moon. When the new stamp is touched, its image changes from a blacked out sun wi...


Kia Stonic small SUV officially unveiled

Design sketches released by Kia reveal the car's chunky, Rio-inspired look and intricate rear light clusters. Both the compact SUVs have a similar footprint a...


Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

He added that his office is "working with hundreds of talented civil servants", and that they "have set ambitious goals and empowered interagency teams to tac...


Google's search engine aims to become employment engine

The goal is simple: leverage Google's skills at organizing information to make finding jobs easier. Googel for Jobs utilises the Cloud Jobs API , which p...


Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances

Kushner has emerged as one of the most powerful figures in Donald Trump's inner circle, taking the lead on many key initiatives, including the arms deal with ...


Rocket League Will Run at 720p/60fps on the Switch

But Rocket League is also an undeniable phenomenon that exploded back when it launched on the PlayStation 4 in July of 2015 and remains insanely popular nearl...


Shah Rukh Khan daughter Suhana looks hot in Gauri's launch event

With each passing day, Aryan looks more and more like Shah Rukh and we are not complaining. "The minimum requirement is to graduate", Shah Rukh told an In...


No, Virginia, wind and solar are not a threat to grid stability

Data for April hasn't been released yet, but the EIA expects the trend to continue with wind and solar generation reaching above 10 percent. The report also s...


JLR goes virtual to recruit 1000 electronic engineers

Noodle, the totally fictional lead guitarist for Gorillaz , was named a Jaguar Land Rover ambassador previous year and was quoted in a statement from the c...


Pakistan win Champions Trophy by 180 runs

After Fakhar Zaman's flamboyant hundred helped Pakistan to 338-4, India slumped to 158 all out in 30.3 overs and would have been beaten by an even greater...


Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

CINCINNATI (AP ) - Otto Warmbier , an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after nearly a year and a half in captivity,...


Too Hot To Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens

Deadly heat wave reports are also in from Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago , Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Sydney, Beijing, Tokyo, and São Paulo. Fulf...


Ikea's AR furniture app will get an upgrade from Apple

But with Apple revealing that the Swedish firm already has 3D ready images of its products, it shouldn't be long. The two companies are working on an AR app t...