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US, China leaders hail progress after first meeting
- April 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump has accepted his counterpart Xi Jinping's invitation to make a visit to China, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Last week, President Trump tweeted that his meeting with the Chinese president "will be a very hard one"-not a surprising prediction given Trump once accused China of having "raped the U.S.", but apparently an incorrect one". (more...)
Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers Break Up
- April 08, 2017

Rodgers then defended his girlfriend after it was speculated that she was the reason behind the estrangement. She felt it had been long enough. "No, we don't", she said . The post reads , "So proud of this team. They can't wait for them to get married". Much of that adversity involved Aaron Rodgers' feud with his parents and brothers. (more...)
Archbishop laments 'curse of terrorism' after St. Petersburg attack
- April 08, 2017

According to reports in Russian Federation, the death toll could have been higher if an additional explosive device that was found had exploded, but it was dismantled upon locating it at the train station. "We see that, unfortunately, the situation is not improving", Putin said. An unidentified law enforcement official told the Tass news agency that investigators were checking information that Dzhalilov may have trained with the Islamic State group in Syria. (more...)
Google's latest Android distribution report shows more Nougat growth Google's latest Android distribution report shows more Nougat growth
- April 08, 2017

The update will include all the basic goodies of Android Nougat. The 2015 version of NVIDIA SHIELD has also received the OS update via OTA (over-the-air). Despite this listing, we can not confirm the exact date that the OS will be rolled out to the phone, but it won't be long from now. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Duos is almost identical to its single-SIM variant in every aspect, save for its SIM card configuration. (more...)
Surprise, surprise, Ben Roethlisberger is returning for 2017 Surprise, surprise, Ben Roethlisberger is returning for 2017
- April 08, 2017

As of Friday, Roethlisberger's retirement is no longer on the table. However, that doesn't seem to account for all the non-media people who have been blocked, going back months. Roethlisberger's future had been the subject of speculation after the 35-year-old hinted he could retire following the Steelers defeat to New England in the AFC Championship game. (more...)
Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case
- April 08, 2017

An Uber spokesman says the company only produced those 900 documents after it conducted what it calls an "extensive search", because it doesn't believe it has the files and can't force its employees to turn over personal property. In its court filing, Uber said its lidar technology is "fundamentally different" from Waymo's . Waymo countered that it has "clear evidence" that Uber is using, or plans to use, stolen trade secrets to develop in-house LiDAR tech. (more...)
Oil prices jump 2% as USA launches missile strike in Syria
- April 07, 2017

US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America's "vital national security interest". Erdogan said Turkey would be prepared to do "whatever falls on us" to support possible military action, the news agency reported. The Pentagon on Friday released a video showing the launch of cruise missiles by the United States on the Homs airbase in Syria. (more...)
New Twitter Mobile App to Use Less Data New Twitter Mobile App to Use Less Data
- April 07, 2017

Twitter Lite works through a web browser, not a stand-alone phone application, but its appearance and functionality are almost identical to what app users experience, according to a preview shown to Reuters . Twitter's creation of a data-light version of its service, in some cases, comes years after competitors rolled out similar features in India. Its name is Data Saver mode and thanks to it, users can now only preview certain posts and images. (more...)
Russian Federation suspends key air agreement with United States over Syria strike Russian Federation suspends key air agreement with United States over Syria strike
- April 07, 2017

Satellite imagery suggests the Shayrat air base that was struck in western Syria is home to Russian special forces and military helicopters, part of the Kremlin's effort to help the Syrian government fight Islamic State and other militant groups. (more...)
Flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad may be lifted today
- April 07, 2017

Upset over the travel ban on their collagues, Shiv Sena lawmakers created ruckus at the Lower House of Parliament (Lok Sabha), demanding immediate lifting of the ban on Gaikwad. The Houe speaker said he could speak during Zero Hour but not during Question Hour. Party sources, however, said the travel ban is likely to be revoked today. (more...)
LeGarrette Blount to Patriots: 'Give me some money' LeGarrette Blount to Patriots: 'Give me some money'
- April 07, 2017

In addition to Bolden, running backs James White , Dion Lewis and Rex Burkhead also have contracts that expire after the 2017 season, making them free agents at that time. Blount ran for a 1,161 yards and a league-leading 18 touchdowns - both career-highs - for the New England Patriots in 2016. The Patriots can add a running back for 2018 through free agents now and in 2018, the NFL Draft, or with contract extensions. (more...)
India to formally start diesel export to Bangladesh from tomorrow India to formally start diesel export to Bangladesh from tomorrow
- April 07, 2017

Oil companies have for always been planning a shift to daily revision of prices, but were held back due to the technical difficulties in implementing such a pricing policy. This will help India move to an global standard of fuel pricing. This means companies can easily take price hikes without worrying about political backlash. (more...)
Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules
- April 07, 2017

The Senate then voted to advance the Gorsuch nomination to a final confirmation vote on Friday. After the standard 30 hours of debate, Gorsuch is expected to be confirmed. "No one forced them to act; they acted on free will", he said on the Senate floor ahead of a series of votes. The confirmation wins them control of a court which is the final arbiter on the most controversial United States legal issues. (more...)
Ubuntu is switching back to GNOME Ubuntu is switching back to GNOME
- April 07, 2017

Indeed, this means the development on Ubuntu phones and tablets is also dead. "I'm writing to let you know that we will end our investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell", he wrote. GNOME 3 improved over the years, but most Ubuntu users have opted for the lighter weight Ubuntu MATE based on GNOME 2. The choice was shaped by commercial constraints and he chose to invest in the areas which are contributing to Canonical's growth. (more...)
SpaceX launches SES-10 satellite, lands in first reuse of orbital rocket
- April 07, 2017

It means you can fly and refly an orbital class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket. The rocket's cargo is a communications satellite for SES, a Luxembourg-based company, which will deploy about 32 minutes after launch. (more...)
Serbians protest outcome of presidential race for third day Serbians protest outcome of presidential race for third day
- April 07, 2017

The students said they will demand early parliamentary elections if their requests are not met. On the occasion of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg, Vucic extended his deepest condolences once more to Chepurin, the state leadership and the people of the Russian Federation, "with the belief that the Russian state will know how to deal with security challenges". (more...)
Trump evolved on Syria after chemical attack
- April 07, 2017

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Assad's use of chemical weapons "cannot go unanswered" and that "the Syrian regime bears the full responsibility for" the US strikes. It said the strikes were "intended to deter further attacks". "We hope there are not many victims and martyrs", he said by telephone. Oil prices soared by around $1 per barrel on Friday after the United States launched dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria. (more...)
U.S. strikes on Syrian base: what we know
- April 07, 2017

In the Thursday meeting, AFP reported , the UN Security Council discussed three separate draft resolutions relating to afull investigation by an independent Hague-based body which monitors the implementation of a UN convention against chemical weapons . (more...)
Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Gaikwad row Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Gaikwad row
- April 07, 2017

April. 7 (ANI): Describing parliamentarian Ravindra Gaikwad "a threat" to passengers and crew, All India Cabin Crew Association (AICCA) general secretary Sanjay Lazar on Friday said the Shiv Sena leader would continue to remain on the no-fly list till he tenders an unconditional apology. (more...)
'Larger Cake', Party Congress, Land Supply: Eye on Chinese Media
- April 07, 2017

Trump argued then that the Chinese president should not enjoy a lavish sit-down dinner with the USA president because "they want our people to starve". A series of United Nations sanctions against North Korea have not deterred it from a string of missile tests, the latest this week. On Wednesday, Trump said dealing with North Korea's nuclear development program could have "been made a lot easier if it was handled years ago". (more...)

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