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Tom Watson: Momentum plot could Tom Watson: Momentum plot could "destroy the Labour party"
- March 20, 2017

It emerged, March 19, that Jon Lansman, the leader and founder of the grassroots organization Momentum has told his supporters that it is likely to win the backing of Unite - which has 1.3 million members - if its current leader Len McCluskey wins a further term in the upcoming union election, which will then enable it to take control of Labour, moving the party further to the left. (more...)
Donna Brazile comes clean about Clinton debate scandal Donna Brazile comes clean about Clinton debate scandal
- March 20, 2017

She wrote Friday in Time magazine : "I$3 n October, a subsequent release of emails revealed that among the many things I did in my role as a Democratic operative and D.N.C". The night of the debate a similar question was asked of Clinton and her primary opponent Vermont Democratic Sen. What you're - well, for suggestive e-mails were stolen. (more...)
Uber president steps down after being ignored for the COO position Uber president steps down after being ignored for the COO position
- March 20, 2017

Uber's president has abruptly quit, apparently over the controversies about sexism and sexual harassment within its workforce, Recode is reporting. Uber was brief in its public statement on Sunday, with a spokesperson saying " we want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best ". (more...)
NIA issues fresh summons to Zakir Naik NIA issues fresh summons to Zakir Naik
- March 20, 2017

In the FIR, the NIA alleged that Naik incited Muslim youths to commit unlawful and terrorist acts, officials said. The officer added that the ED is in the process of taking strict action against Naik for not appearing before the agency despite have been issued three summons. (more...)
Security alert after bomb threat at White House Security alert after bomb threat at White House
- March 20, 2017

NW and told Secret Service agents he had "a bomb in the trunk", NBC News reported , citing a Metropolitan police. He was identified Sunday by police. A law enforcement source said the security process on Saturday worked the way it was supposed to, with the man who jumped the bike rack being apprehended quickly . (more...)
New 10.5-inch iPad Pro rumoured for April launch
- March 20, 2017

It's also possible that Apple will quietly send out a press release and update its online stores rather than gathering up the press, as it has sometimes done with lower-profile product updates in the past. The upcoming iPad model is also believed to be sporting an edge-to-edge display as well as a virtual Home Button, which could also be seen on the upcoming iPhone 8 model itself. (more...)
Samsung confirms Bixby virtual assistant, will debut with the Galaxy S8 Samsung confirms Bixby virtual assistant, will debut with the Galaxy S8
- March 20, 2017

Secondly, Samsung claims that when using a Bixby-enabled app, you will be able to use Bixby at any time and it will understand the current context. How will you launch Bixby? If you're familiar with Samsung's underwhelming S Voice interface, you may be less than enthused about a new virtual assistant from the Korean technology giant. (more...)
Sony Just Announced Another New Phone: The Xperia L1 Sony Just Announced Another New Phone: The Xperia L1
- March 20, 2017

On the inside is a MediaTek MT6737T chipset with 4x 1.45GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali-T720 MP2 GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB storage with microSD expansion. Described as "An Xperia smartphone that performs as good as it looks" - top grammar there, guys - the phone includes Sony's Xperia Actions, which changes settings depending on your surroundings. (more...)
Shaquille O'Neal a flat earth truther?: 'The earth is flat' Shaquille O'Neal a flat earth truther?: 'The earth is flat'
- March 20, 2017

Yeah, it is. Yes, it is. "Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind - what you read, what you see and what you hear". "But if you really think about it from a landscape of the way we travel, the way we move and the fact that, can you really think of us rotating around the sun and all planets aligned, rotating in specific dates, being perpendicular with what's going on with these planets". (more...)
Drug which cuts 'bad' cholesterol can help prevent heart attacks and strokes
- March 20, 2017

But he called the study "a solid outcomes trial" and said "we should celebrate" that it showed the drug is capable of reducing risk. In an interview Thursday, Harper pointed to additional evidence from the study - adjusted for what he calls a "treatment lag" - showing Repatha reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke by 33%. (more...)
Nubia launches Z11 Mini S in India with 23MP camera Nubia launches Z11 Mini S in India with 23MP camera
- March 20, 2017

In terms of design, the Nubia Z11 Mini S comes with a full-metal body and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone will be available exclusively on Amazon starting tomorrow i.e March 21 from 4 P.M. The display offers 85 percent NTSC colour gamut and 450 nits of brightness. The display is said to be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and is backed by a non-removable 3000mAh battery . (more...)
North Korean missile tests continue as USA strikes hardline stance
- March 20, 2017

President Trump commented on leaving his weekend retreat in Florida aboard Air Force One. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pushed back against the tougher US line on North Korea, reiterating his country's view that the only way to rein in its reclusive neighbor is through talks. (more...)
The White House's Official Newsletter Accidentally Linked to a Satirical Article The White House's Official Newsletter Accidentally Linked to a Satirical Article
- March 20, 2017

The budget would slash the Agricultural Department budget for programs that support farms and cutback on other services counted on by rural America, where Trump got some of his largest vote margins. Among the services getting cut from the budget entirely are: before and after school tutoring programs, an educator training programs in at-risk schools, need-based scholarships to college students, programs that help disabled and non-native English speakers to sharpen their skills. (more...)
Giraffe watch: April's baby repositioning Giraffe watch: April's baby repositioning
- March 20, 2017

Keepers say there's now a "firmer feel" to her abdomen. April's wax caps are still in place. The zoo live-streaming her pregnancy throughout the world said in its most recent Facebook post that workers continue to monitor her behavior. "I think the fact that she's a giraffe and she's a neat species that people are interested in, that's fostered a lot of the attention", he said. An exact date and time of when April will be giving birth is still unknown. (more...)
Damaged Raja Ampat Coral Reef: Local Govt to Check Sailing Permit Damaged Raja Ampat Coral Reef: Local Govt to Check Sailing Permit
- March 20, 2017

It will take 50 to 100 years for the Raja Ampat coral reef destroyed by a British cruise ship to be restored, Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan told reporters on Friday (March 17). This handout from the Indonesia Marine Security Agency shows corals damaged by a cruise ship in Raja Ampat in eastern Indonesia on Tuesday. But the tug took numerous attempts to refloat the massive vessel, causing even more damage to the reef. (more...)
Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans
- March 20, 2017

Bear this in mind if you are one to take a lot of screenshots for your video games. After the news broke earlier today about the production increase, Nintendo's stock rose 1.69%. The process that Patsuann was able to document showed that there might already be a cloud save system in place for the Nintendo Switch , but only Nintendo now has access to it. (more...)
Adele Facilities Yet Another On-Stage Proposal at Her Concert Adele Facilities Yet Another On-Stage Proposal at Her Concert
- March 20, 2017

Married couple Wade , 37, and Chris , 40, who are both originally from Perth, were brought onto the stage at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium last night, when they were supposedly spotted crying in the crowd. "If I see one more person get told to sit down, I swear to God", she added. The impassioned performance topped off a wildly successful few weeks for the British singer, who impressed audiences all over the country with her honesty and wit. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds Says Jake Gyllenhaal Is a Better Cook Than Blake Lively Ryan Reynolds Says Jake Gyllenhaal Is a Better Cook Than Blake Lively
- March 20, 2017

It gets very competitive". The intense kitchen battles apparently occur during the actors's hangouts, which happen quite frequently, according to Ryan . "I'm already making plans". Reynolds and Gyllenhaal play Roy Adams and David Johnson, two crew members aboard the International Space Spation, in Life. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight
- March 20, 2017

He will follow it up with a press conference at 5 pm. In an apparent move to allay fears that he, as a long-time Hindutva icon, might discriminate against the minorities, Adityanath promised there would be no bias for or against anyone. The CM also nominated two ministers - Sidharth Nath Singh and Srikant Sharma - as spokespersons who would regularly brief the media about the government's works and cabinet decisions. (more...)
EPA takes the biggest hit in Trump budget EPA takes the biggest hit in Trump budget
- March 20, 2017

The biggest winners in yesterday's announcement are defence - with a 10% budget increase - plus homeland security and veterans' affairs . In order to pay for the increase in defense spending and border patrols, he proposes a nip here and a tuck there. (more...)

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