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Virginia's Freedom Caucus members respond to Trump threat Virginia's Freedom Caucus members respond to Trump threat
- April 02, 2017

But we should look at this second run by the Republicans as an opportunity for Democrats to show the nation that they have what it takes to win in 2018. Congress's failed attempt to repeal Obamacare exposes a truth most of us had suspected for a number of years: There isn't a dime's worth of difference between congressional Republicans and Democrats. (more...)
UK Brexit battle-lines drawn as Donald Tusk details negotiating strategy
- April 02, 2017

Tusk insists Brussels will take a "constructive" approach and wants to keep the United Kingdom as a "close partner" on trade and security in the future. The 27 member states will demand that the withdrawal agreement include appropriate dispute settlement mechanisms, as well as mechanisms to deal with situations that may arise in future, and are not covered by the exit deal. (more...)
PM Modi To Address 10000 Students At Smart India Hackathon Today PM Modi To Address 10000 Students At Smart India Hackathon Today
- April 02, 2017

Out of these, 1,266 teams of 10,000 participants from 28 states were shortlisted for the finale. Smart India Hackathon is an initiative to push for a Digital India. "All the prize winners would be connected to form a Community of Innovative Minds", the statement said. Speaking at the event, Modi warned innovators of hitting stumbling blocks while trying to find solutions, but urged them to "not let those setbacks lower your morale". (more...)
Trudeau jokes he'll fight actor Matthew Perry in rematch Trudeau jokes he'll fight actor Matthew Perry in rematch
- April 02, 2017

Even though Perry expressed remorse, that wasn't good enough for Trudeau, who in his challenge on Saturday ― which was April Fools' Day ― correctly noted that Chandler, Perry's character on "Friends", has a very punchable face. "I think he said, 'I'm gonna rise above this and I'm gonna become prime minister'". It was pure jealousy, and, you know, we beat him up. This was awful. (more...)
NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor Russia probe
- April 02, 2017

Read the latest on Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different. While Trump's approval rating has sunk in various polls, The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that Trump is treading above water with white voters. (more...)
Spacewalkers cope with lost cover; NASA's Peggy Whitson sets a women's record
- April 02, 2017

In response, a team from the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center began monitoring the shield as it drifted. She will have a total of 59 hours spacewalking after this six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk. Cameras on the station tracked the debris shield bag as it sailed into the distance. American astronaut Peggy Whitson set a world record Thursday for the most spacewalks by a woman (eight) and the most accumulated time spent spacewalking (just over 53 hours). (more...)
'Itty Bitty' guard big in Bulldogs lore after UConn shocker
- April 02, 2017

Lily Edeen, a freshman from Wallingford, said if fans know when the team's bus will arrive, they probably will be there to greet them. "I'm proud of what they've been able to do, how much they changed from last October, you know". Mississippi State kept UConn from getting out in transition in the first half, but the Huskies came out in the second half looking to push the pace. (more...)
57-year-old breaks record for female space walks
- April 02, 2017

With an aim to upgrade the hardware of the International Space Station (ISS ), US astronauts are carrying out three spacewalks that would go on for 6.5 hours. Floating in the Quest airlock, Kimbrough and Whitson switched their spacesuits to battery power at 7:29 a.m.to officially kick off U.S. EVA-41, the second NASA spacewalk in one week. (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches used rocket into orbit
- April 02, 2017

In a first, SpaceX is set to launch a commercial communications satellite using a first-stage rocket booster that previously flew last year. "It shows you can fly and refly an orbit-class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket", Musk said on a SpaceX webcast. (more...)
South Korean Tech Giant Plants To Sell Refurbished 2016 Handset
- April 02, 2017

Samsung said that other Note7 devices would be dismantled by specialised companies and modules like semi-conductors and camera modules used for testing. The company promises that they will be refurbishing Galaxy Note 7 an an 'environment friendly way' . The news was welcomed by Greenpeace who had repeatedly lobbied the tech giant to recycle the devices by holding global protests, including at the Mobile World Congress, and launching petitions. (more...)
New Record in Woman's Spacewalking Set by Peggy Whitson
- April 02, 2017

But her accomplishments don't stop there. When the veteran astronauts realised what had happened, Whitson reported it to Mission Control, which immediately started tracking the 1.5-metre (5-foot) object as it floated away into space . During the spacewalk , the astronauts lost one of the important cloth shields needed for the space station. Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of European Space Agency (ESA) were the spacewalkers for ... (more...)
Apparently, it's pretty easy to fool the Galaxy S8's facial recognition lock
- April 02, 2017

A trend we are seeing with this year's flagship smartphones is the adoption of 18:9 aspect ratio displays or 2:1 for the least common denominator types. The Galaxy S8's batteries are being put through a gauntlet of eight different tests, with Samsung attempting to put the phone through everything from compression to temperature to accelerated usage. (more...)
Congress approved selling your internet history. Campaign wants to 'turn the tables' Congress approved selling your internet history. Campaign wants to 'turn the tables'
- April 01, 2017

Marsha Blackburn, who received at least $693,000 in campaign contributions from the internet industry. On Tuesday, Congress narrowly voted to repeal Obama-era broadband privacy rules, which were created to protect the browsing history of internet users. (more...)
Northwest's Biggest Climate Polluter: Scrapping Clean Power Plan Won't Affect Us
- April 01, 2017

Trump, remaining true to his industrial preferences over climate, said that rolling back the Obama-era regulations would put an end to the "war on coal" and "job-killing regulations", due to which oil drillers and coal miners are suffering. (more...)
Snapchat adds more accessible search feature
- April 01, 2017

In a blog post released Friday, Snap said that its curation team had become "overwhelmed" by the number of Stories people had produced and submitted to the collective, localized Our Story feature, so the company chose to allow users to search for them on their own. (more...)
Flynn offers to cooperate with congressional probe in exchange for immunity
- April 01, 2017

Just weeks into the Trump administration, Flynn was asked to resign for misleading Mike Pence and other administration officials about his contact with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. He said Trump wanted Flynn to testify to "get this matter behind us" but declined to say specifically that he should be granted immunity. Kelner released a statement after The Wall Street Journal first reported that Flynn's negotiations with the committee included discussions of immunity. (more...)
Too early to discuss immunity for Flynn: congressional investigators Too early to discuss immunity for Flynn: congressional investigators
- April 01, 2017

On Mar. 31, Trump took to Twitter to assert that Flynn was correct in requesting an immunity deal, suggesting that he and other members of the 2016 campaign were being demonized by political opponents. "Moreover, when the time comes to consider requests for immunity from any witness, we will of course require a detailed proffer of any intended testimony". (more...)
War escalates between Trump and House Freedom Caucus War escalates between Trump and House Freedom Caucus
- April 01, 2017

One of the House Republican rebels, Kentucky Rep. Tom Massie, wasn't just "no" on the GOP health care bill to replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. As Republicans hear from their constituents over the Easter break, he predicts, GOP opposition to the bill will only get louder. "Add all this up". (more...)
United Kingdom government: Terrorists should not be able to communicate secretly via WhatsApp
- April 01, 2017

A few weeks later, WhatsApp was at the center of a dispute with the Department of Justice over encrypted messages. After the San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting in December 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Apple confronted each other for months over access to the contents of Syed Farook's iPhone 5C after he and his wife killed 14 people during an office party. (more...)
Experts respond to Trump's climate blitzkrieg
- April 01, 2017

The Clean Power Plan , negotiated by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama Administration, was created to put strict limits on carbon emissions from power plants. The order, if fully implemented, would make US compliance impossible with the global Paris Agreement to limit climate change. It also will rescind Obama-era executive orders and memoranda, including one that addressed climate change and national security and one that sought to prepare the country for the impacts of ... (more...)

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