Science


North Korea missile test earns Kim Jong Un's praise
- August 25, 2016

Malaysia's U.N. Ambassador Ramlan Bin Ibrahim, the current council president, told reporters after the closed meeting that "there was a general sense of condemnation by most members of the council". The three countries have quarreled on a number of issues, and their foreign ministers' meetings resumed only last year after a two-year hiatus because of strained Chinese-Japanese relations. (more...)
Android Nougat rolls out for Nexus
- August 25, 2016

After Google officially announced the new Android version on 22 August, a number of manufacturers have already declared their plans to update their devices. Apart from this, the official version will also be available on all devices that has been registered to Google's Android Beta program . The three phones confirmed are HTC's newest flagships, with mention of lower-end devices left out. (more...)
Park Service celebrates 100 years with free concert at Vanderbilt
- August 25, 2016

The events are part of a year-long partnership between the NPS and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), during which the agencies hope to hold at least 100 naturalization ceremonies in national parks and historic sites. And though we're celebrating 100 years of the National Park System this year, from ME to Hawaii, Florida to Alaska, and everywhere in between, not to mention American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, it may come as a surprise to learn that the ... (more...)
Comparing Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump's immigration plans Comparing Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump's immigration plans
- August 25, 2016

Just to that point, Donald Trump early on said 11 million people got to leave. Fox News host Sean Hannity was interviewing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a town hall in Austin, Texas, on August 23 when they were interrupted by some Black Lives Matter protesters (video below). (more...)
Windows 10 cumulative update KB3176936 and KB3176934 rolling out
- August 25, 2016

If you're installing a Windows 10 Version 1607 update for the first time, the package size for the x86 version is 144 MB and the package size for the x64 version is 263 MB. The company only tweaked its notification after paying one user $10,000 over an automatic Windows 10 installation dispute. It's no big secret that Windows tends to snoop around on users, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) warns that Windows 10 collects an "unprecedented amount" of data. (more...)
Earth-Like Planet Found Orbiting the Nearest Star
- August 25, 2016

Astronomers have found clear evidence that our nearest star, Proxima Centauri, is the sun to another Earth-like world. If Proxima b has an atmosphere - a question unlikely to be answered anytime soon - then it could have a temperature quite close to Earth's, meaning it would at least be capable of maintaining liquid water on its surface. (more...)
Volvo Trucks's Iron Knight Is Made for Breaking Records Volvo Trucks's Iron Knight Is Made for Breaking Records
- August 25, 2016

Combined with an aerodynamically optimised fibreglass cab and some huge side intakes to cool the engine, the Iron Knight recorded a top speed of 276km/h during its record runs, and an average speed of 169km/h. " Volvo Trucks' The Iron Knight can be summarised in one single word: perfection". "It's handsome to look at and is an unparalleled powerhouse when you floor the accelerator", he says. (more...)
US National Security Agency Hacking Tools Posted Online
- August 25, 2016

A successful hack of the NSA - if that's what happened - would mark a major defeat for one of the crown jewels of the US government's defense establishment. This has also since been taken down, but not before being circulated on code-sharing sites like Github. "The chances of all these being faked or engineered is highly unlikely", says the security company. (more...)
Police Defend Chasing Down Innocent 5th Grader With Guns Drawn Police Defend Chasing Down Innocent 5th Grader With Guns Drawn
- August 25, 2016

Neighbors who saw the commotion, quickly yelled for the police to stop - one neighbor reportedly "threw themselves in front of the guns to protect" Legend. When the officers realized their mistake and caught the actual suspect on another street, they didn't apologize, Solomon added. A terrified 10-year-old boy had guns drawn on him after being chased down by cops in a case of mistaken identity. (more...)
Heartfelt sign stops Miranda Lambert in her tracks, brings her to tears Heartfelt sign stops Miranda Lambert in her tracks, brings her to tears
- August 25, 2016

The gesture brought Lambert to tears, which she quickly wiped away before returning to the mic to finish the song. She couldn't sing because she was crying, so the crowd finished the song for her, she eventually joined back in. "Second verse, I gotta get a drink". Later that weekend, Lambert was treated to another big surprise when an adorable 6-year-old fan asked for her hand in marriage. (more...)
INTU) Price Target Raised at Goldman Sachs Group Inc — Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ INTU) Price Target Raised at Goldman Sachs Group Inc — Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ
- August 25, 2016

For fiscal 2016 Intuit , announced revenue of $4.7 billion, up 12 percent. The deal is for its late-stage small molecule antibiotics business and involves three already-approved antibiotics - Merrem, Zinforo and Zavicefta - and two drugs in clinical trials (ATM-AVI and CXL). (more...)
GOP Lawmaker Wants Special Prosecutor to Probe Clinton Foundation
- August 25, 2016

Those 85 people donated as much as $156 million. Ending foreign and corporate contributions is a good step, but allowing them to continue at least through the first week of November looks more like an influence-peddling fire sale (Give while you still can!) than a newfound commitment to clean government. (more...)
Philippines expects talks with China on sea feud this year Philippines expects talks with China on sea feud this year
- August 25, 2016

He gave no explanation for the higher number but said the figures were updated. On Mon, Aug 22, Dela Rosa revealed in a Senate inquiry that from Jul 1 to Aug 21, 712 drug traffickers and users had been killed in police operations. "If you (China) enter here [in the Philippine territory], it will be bloody and we will not give it to them easily". In response to growing methamphetamine use in the Philippines , Duterte has offered to award medals and bounties to citizens and police officers ... (more...)
Ford's Working On Autonomous Cars, And Nobody Cares Ford's Working On Autonomous Cars, And Nobody Cares
- August 25, 2016

And the acquisition of Otto adds to Uber's growing bench of experts in autonomous vehicle research, an area in which the company is drastically behind some of its largest competitors, including Google. However, following the road accident involving the autonomous "Tesla Model S" which crashed into the back of a truck, killing the driver, the US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has stressed at the fact that the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the autonomous auto manufacturers ... (more...)
LuAnn de Lesseps Dumps Unfaithful Fiancé Tom Amid Cheating Scandal LuAnn de Lesseps Dumps Unfaithful Fiancé Tom Amid Cheating Scandal
- August 25, 2016

Of course there's a walk-off-Sonja-and major friction between Luann and Bethenny , Carole and Luann and Bethenny and Dorinda . On the show, Frankel has been debating when, if or how to deliver the news to the Countess. "We all kinda took on these odd roles this year", she stated. I honestly think it's time for Bethenny to go - again. The network's diversified slate includes Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce", scripted comedy "Odd Mom Out", and unscripted ... (more...)
Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails
- August 25, 2016

The Associated Press reported that more than half the people outside government who met Clinton while she was secretary of state donated money to the Clinton Foundation. "If any American voter is troubled by the idea that the Clintons want to continue working to solve the AIDS crisis on the side while Hillary Clinton is president, then don't vote for her". (more...)
Halo 5: Forge hits Windows 10 PC in September
- August 25, 2016

Levels previously created on Xbox One can also be downloaded into the PC version. It will also include updates to Forge mode on console along with two new maps, three new weapons, Sound Dampener attachments, REQ to collect, armor and weapons skins, other customization options and more. (more...)
Find out what Facebook thinks about your political views Find out what Facebook thinks about your political views
- August 25, 2016

Earlier this month , the social network made this information easier to find with a new ad preference tool. You also have the ability to tell Facebook that you don't want to see ads based on that data point. Like Ben & Jerry's ice cream? That will lead to the ads you see being less targeted and more random, which is what Facebook's studies have found are what people really don't like about online advertising. (more...)
Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company
- August 25, 2016

In France, EpiPens are sold by a different company, and they cost approximately $85 for a two-pack, noted The Atlantic . At least two involve her own father, Sen. In January, Clinton admonished Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, which raised the price of a heart drug. One competitor, the Auvi-Q, was recalled from pharmacies previous year; the Food and Drug Administration rejected another potential alternative from Teva Pharmaceuticals this spring. (more...)
Washington State safety Shalom Luani arrested Washington State safety Shalom Luani arrested
- August 25, 2016

The two "have been really slugging it out all camp long to find that spot behind Luani", says CF.C beat writer Skyler Cracraft. Luani was arrested and released at the scene in the wee hours of this morning by Pullman police. This marks the second time in two months that WSU football players have been accused of assault. Luanis alleged assault comes on the heels of a fraternity party fight that allegedly involved a number of WSU football players. (more...)

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