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'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

The reality of it all is that focus is on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which needs to come up with something to overwhelm the celebrated issue caused by the fa...


NASA about to announce alien life evidence, hacktivist Anonymous claims

The video uploaded by Anonymous featured its trademark "newsreader" in a Guy Fawkes musk, with a distorted computer voice. Apparently, Anonymous stated th...


AB de Villiers backs South Africa to win Test series against England

England captain Eoin Morgan rested himself so as to make way for young players to have a run and the decision, which caused consternation among English journ...


Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as preferred buyer of thermal coal assets

Refer Appendix for further details on regulatory approvals. "Glencore's offer has been created to address the points raised in Rio Tinto's announcement date...


Here's how to turn off Snapchat's new location-sharing feature

Some are touting it as an invasion of privacy , with the Murrieta Police Department in California putting out an alert warning of the new feature. A user's l...


Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

It was very almost second place, too, but Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas surged past him in his faster Mercedes with the finish line just in sight. "I thi...


Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American an...


Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate

In 1973, she joined the Indian Foreign Service and went on to work in the embassies of UK, Spain and Mauritius. Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been ...


About that Russian "interference"

The testimony came during a morning of double-barreled intelligence committee hearings - one in the House and one in the Senate - that underscored the US inte...


UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

But he did not make clear what more could be done since the four Arab nations have already cut diplomatic relations with Doha and severed most commercial ties.T...


Will NASA-ISRO satellite pass the Trump test?

The co-passenger satellites includes a nano satellite designed and developed by the Noorul Islam University in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. After sep...


Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Analysts See $1.32 EPS

With 20,400 avg volume, 3 days are for Nutraceutical International Corporation (NASDAQ:NUTR)'s short sellers to cover NUTR's short positions. The SI to Kellogg ...


Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Lynch said the shift in Medicaid funding - from 50-50 state and federal funding to roughly 70 percent funded by states - will be particularly devastating to...


International Day of Yoga 2017

In a brief speech, Singh told the gathering the significance of doing yoga on a daily basis. "Moreover, the excitement to see the PM come here is boosting our s...


Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

It now lives with animal-control officer Shirley Zindler , who said Martha is not allowed to sleep in the bedroom because its "sawmill snores" are unbearable...


Tom Holland Is Really Excited About Spider-Man Spinoff Venom

Many people are kind of getting sick of all the reboots. Giving a nod to that, Sony chairman Tom Rothman teased in a recent interview , "As for the expansion...


G7 talks end with gap between U.S., other states

U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris deal earlier this month and the U.S. position was laid out in a brief note at the bottom of a general commun...


Boston Celtics Pick Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

But Smith enjoyed his recent workout for the Celts. Basically, Celtics president Danny Ainge pulled a Bill Belichick, the ultimate Draft Party Assassin. A...


Owner of the world's ugliest dog hopes to promote his inner beauty

The big-jowled crowd-pleaser will now be flown to NY for "media appearances", according to the organisers. 14-contestants vied for the prize but only one woul...


Obama Administration Official: 'We Sort of Choked' on Russia Hacking Response

In the final days of the presidential campaign past year, two Democratic senators asked President Obama to take action against Russian Federation for its electi...


NASA releases Kepler survey catalog with 10 new earth-like planets

The findings were presented at a news conference at NASA's Ames Research Center in California. The recent catalog will allow scientists to map the populatio...


Rescuers dig for bodies after landslide wipes out village in southwestern China

Some of them were reportedly found dead. Mr Wang was referring to China's deadliest natural disaster this century, a magnitude 7.9 tremor that struck Sichuan ...


Windows 10 source code leak is an embarrassment for Microsoft

Through its Shared Source Initiative , Microsoft licenses source code for various products to certain "qualified" customers, governments and partners for deb...


YouTube's mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

The new app will better support video shot in other formats and orientations, by dynamically adapting its player to whatever video you're now watching. 360 ca...


Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

There were numerous reports of waterspouts and short-lived tornadoes spawned by the storm. The National Hurricane Center says that landfall occurred between Cam...


Punjab gives relief for bars along highways

Amid chaos in the session, the Assembly approved a special amendment in the Punjab Excise Act, 1914 exempting hotels from the Supreme Court's December order ...


Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. "There's been a lot of rain in the area over the last three to four weeks, so the ground is pretty saturated", ...


Will contest Prez poll based on ideology: Opposition

The Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally Lok Janshakti Party on Saturday said they will welcome Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the National Democra...


Yahoo is now officially Verizon's problem and Marissa Mayer waves goodbye

It's now official . After Yahoo shareholder approval last week, Verizon today announced that it has finally closed its acquisition of Yahoo , which it...


GOP senator blasts Trumpcare for stripping coverage from 'millions of Americans'

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. This press conference may have been Heller laying claim to one of the two lifeboats that Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...


Uber to add new board member amid ongoing turmoil, reports say

Holder's recommendations for the company include a shakeup of Uber leadership - including a three-month leave of absence for Kalanick. According to various...


Apple iPhone 8 display embedded Touch ID sensor causing delays

Although Arcuri appears to be sure regarding details of the iPhone , he was found to be less certain when it came to the success of the iPhone 7s and 7s ...


Add another 10 planets to the list of candidates for Earth 2.0

NASA has launched the Kepler telescope in 2009 and it has already discovered 4,034 potential exoplanets . NASA unveiled its most comprehensive findings ...


New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Maps Take Us To Another Island, Desert

It has now been revealed that the game has sold a whopping 4 million copies within 3 months of its launch, putting it in a league of its own. Later this year, ...


India beat Pakistan in HWL classification match

Pakistan exhibited dismal run in the league which is the qualifying round of the next year's World Hockey Cup, suffering from three back-to-back defeats in the ...