Science


Decades of violence end as Eta gives up arms
- April 09, 2017

Inactive for more than five years, ETA had said it would hand over its arms, a historic step following a decaes-long violent campaign that claimed more than 800 lives, mostly in Spain . The Spanish government has downplayed the disarmament as a unilateral affair and said the group could expect "nothing" in return. Spain's Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said: "The government will not alter its position: Terrorists can not hope to receive any special treatment from the government nor ... (more...)
Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed
- April 09, 2017

The House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to begin impeachment hearings Monday. The governor's general counsel argued that injunction relief was necessary to halt the "continued violation of Governor Bentley's constitutional due process rights". (more...)
United States joins Syrian war, bombs base
- April 09, 2017

But Assad's opponents appeared to scent vulnerability in the Syrian leader for the first time since Russia's 2015 military intervention turned the tide of the war in the government's favor. John Cornyn told the Huffington Post. Trump is no global humanitarian or friend to the Syrians, who have been suffering for years from conventional and chemical weapon attacks alike. (more...)
YouTube Debuts New Rule for Ads to Thwart Content Stealing YouTube Debuts New Rule for Ads to Thwart Content Stealing
- April 09, 2017

A few years ago, YouTube opened the doors of its partnership program to everyone, which allowed any content creator on the platform to monetize their videos. Major companies have been pulling out of their partnership with the tech firm due to their ads appearing on videos with offensive content. With the latest rules, they ensure that revenue will only go to creators who play by the rules. (more...)
Samsung heir in court on South Korea government bribery charges
- April 09, 2017

That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a string of controversies. Last week, it presented and began taking preorders for its Galaxy S8, its first major smartphone launch since the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. Mr Lee's case is "one of the most deep-rooted and typical cases involving unhealthy relations between politicians and businessmen", said Special Prosecutor Park Young-Soo in his opening statement in Seoul's Central District Court. (more...)
BCCI Special General Meeting adjourned till Wednesday BCCI Special General Meeting adjourned till Wednesday
- April 09, 2017

Former BCCI president N Srinivasan attended the meeting in the capacity of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association President and he did so despite being warned by the Committee of Administrators. "The only problem was legitimacy of the meeting with SC hearing on Monday". Many state association officials who have been disqualified as per the Lodha Committee recommendations - of 70-year age and tenure caps - attended Sunday'smeeting. (more...)
Trump congratulates United States military in Syria missile strike, including female Navy commander
- April 09, 2017

The retaliatory U.S. cruise missile strikes on Friday on a Syrian airbase were "understandable", Gabriel commented. They vowed to continue their military cooperation in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "until the total defeat of the terrorists and those that support them", according to the Mehr news agency. (more...)
Samsung Electronics Profit Up 48 Percent For First Quarter
- April 09, 2017

That surfaced during Lee's first court appearance in a trial at the center of one of South Korea's largest-ever graft scandals, which cost President Park Geun-hye her job and highlighted the murky nature of government-corporate relationships. (more...)
Devin Nunes says he's temporarily stepping aside from Russian Federation probe
- April 09, 2017

In just 16 days, Nunes fell from leading the House's Russia's probe to becoming the target of a House probe himself, as House Ethics investigators announced their inquiry into whether Nunes illegally revealed classified intelligence. In an interesting turn of events, there is now an ongoing investigation into the person who was doing the investigating. The congressman has come under increasingly intense fire for his handling of the Russian Federation inquiry because of allegations that he may ... (more...)
Samsung reports record $8.76 bn quarterly operating profit
- April 09, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 48 percent, a better-than-expected result that analysts believed to be driven by strong smartphone components. Samsung has been going through a rough patch due to Galaxy Note 7's debacle and massive corruption scandal that was unearthed in its homeland. Lee has previously denied the charges, saying that while Samsung did give money to the foundations, he didn't know Choi controlled them nor did he ... (more...)
Syrian jets take off from air base US missiles struck
- April 09, 2017

The U.S. military is investigating whether Russian Federation bombed a hospital in Syria in order to destroy evidence of this week's chemical attack attributed to President Bashar al-Assad's forces, senior military officials told the Associated Press on Friday. (more...)
In Syria, The News Of US Missile Strike Is Greeted With Ambivalence
- April 09, 2017

ABC News reports that two jets took off from the base on Friday and "carried out strikes on areas under ISIS control in the countryside of eastern Homs". "If we can achieve ceasefires in zones of stabilisation in Syria , then I believe - we hope we will have the conditions to begin a useful political process", Tillerson said. (more...)
Battlefield 1 to Receive Monthly Updates, Spring Update Will Include Platoons Battlefield 1 to Receive Monthly Updates, Spring Update Will Include Platoons
- April 09, 2017

An update scheduled for May will help make Battlefield 1 "as frictionless as possible", DICE said. In the past, Battlefield games have seen seasonal updates that brought new content, but with Battlefield 1 EA and DICE are planning on changing things up. (more...)
Baby giraffe facts and what to expect from April the giraffe's newborn
- April 09, 2017

The 15-year-old long-legged YouTube star, named April , is expected to give birth any time now in her enclosed pen at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, rural upstate village 130 miles northwest of New York City. Subscribers of the service will have the advantage of receiving significant news about April, Oliver and their unborn calf as soon as it happens. Bulls take no part in rearing young. (more...)
First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories
- April 09, 2017

Freedom Caucus members had hoped to have closed the deal and to have had a vote on the legislation prior to Congress' two-week April recess which begins Friday but such action is now considered improbable. Ominously, lawmakers from both ends of the party who've opposed the GOP legislation said Thursday's revision wasn't enough to turn them around. He called provisions of the ACA created to keep people from being turned down for insurance "really important protections", saying he had ... (more...)
Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, North Korea Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, North Korea
- April 09, 2017

President Donald Trump has accepted the invitation from Chinese President Xi Jinping to pay a state visit to China this year. SOUTH Korea's flag flew in Pyongyang on Friday as the women's football teams of both nations clashed in the first ever competitive football match between the two to be hosted by the north. (more...)
Samsung to launch Asiana Airlines edition Galaxy S8
- April 09, 2017

Meanwhile, Samsung, which recently launched its new flagship Galaxy S8 and reported its highest profit increase in three years, is now predicting a huge increase for the upcoming first quarter results. Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., arrives for his trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul , South Korea, Friday, April 7, 2017. (more...)
Trump says Susan Rice may have committed a crime, defends O'Reilly Trump says Susan Rice may have committed a crime, defends O'Reilly
- April 09, 2017

Obama "wiretapped" Trump Tower during the campaign. He continued,"It's such an important story for our country and the world. It is one of the big stories of our time ". Asked about what it meant for Russia's role in terms of Syria, Trump said, "I think it's a very sad day for Russian Federation because they're aligned, and in this case, all information points to Syria that they did this". (more...)
The Galaxy S8's new face recognition feature looks really insecure The Galaxy S8's new face recognition feature looks really insecure
- April 09, 2017

It lets you secure your information and reveals the details only after scanning your eyes. The phones will be released on April 21 and the pre-order will start ahead of the release date. When it comes with the specs, Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is engineered with a powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. Apple ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack when it launched the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in favor of the Apple Airpods. (more...)
Samsung's profit soars after recovery from Note7 debacle
- April 09, 2017

Meanwhile, Analysts also predicts Samsung will soar up its operating profits to KRW (Korean Won) 50 trillion by the end of this year which is roughly $44 billion. The company has said that it expects operating profit to be around 9.9 trillion Korean won (£6.9bn) for the first quarter of 2017, with sales valued at approximately 50 trillion won (£35bn). (more...)

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