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Trump in new TV ad declares 100 days as President a success Trump in new TV ad declares 100 days as President a success
- May 03, 2017

Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, companies investing in the United States, the elimination of "regulations that kill American jobs" and the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. It added that the video highlights Mr. Trump's "clear vision, resolute leadership and an uncompromising dedication to the American people, just as he promised throughout his campaign". (more...)
NAACP Demands Larger East Chicago Response Ahead Of Pruitt Visit
- May 03, 2017

The Superfund program was started in 1980 to clean up hazardous waste sites, which now number just over 1,300 around the country. Pruitt met Wednesday afternoon with Gov. Kaplan said the EPA remains committed to work in Region 5 communities, which include Flint, Mich. and those affected by the Superfund site in East Chicago, Ind . (more...)
Iowan Breaks US Space Travel Record
- May 03, 2017

At 1:27 a.m. Eastern, Whitson, 57, surpassed a record previously held by astronaut Jeff Williams , who spent 534 cumulative days in space. "This is a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight", Mr Trump said. The sign arrived Saturday on the commercial cargo ship, the S.S. John Glenn - barely in time for Monday's celebration. Trump called the International Space Station from the Oval Office, congratulated Whitson, and urged NASA to go further, even saying - perhaps ... (more...)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first DLC Pack details revealed Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first DLC Pack details revealed
- May 03, 2017

It's available exclusively as part of the game's $20 Season Pass, which comes with one additional DLC pack. The first pack of downloadable content will add the Trial of the Sword and a challenging new Hard Mode to the game, as well as other fun and useful features. (more...)
Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10 Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10
- May 03, 2017

As a result, Chrome OS has come to be most associated with the educational market. There is new content for STEM education for the OS. This is the company's answer to Google's Chrome OS. That's how Apple developed its fan base, with many iPads and Macs used in classrooms in past years. But there aren't any hardware restrictions on Windows 10 S, so again, it can run across a full range of devices. (more...)
Ajit Pai targets Net Neutrality after destroying online privacy
- May 03, 2017

Short of a legislative amendment to the FTC Act (or the overturning of the Ninth Circuit's decision in AT&T ), the reclassification of BIAS as a Title I service would arguably only restore FTC authority over BIAS providers that do not also provide common carrier services, such as certain cable and satellite companies, but would not be applicable to traditional landline and mobile voice providers. (more...)
Apple (AAPL) Posts Q1 Earnings Beat, iPhone Sales Dip 1% Apple (AAPL) Posts Q1 Earnings Beat, iPhone Sales Dip 1%
- May 03, 2017

Mac sales increased 14 percent year-on-year to United States dollars 5.8 billion, while iPad revenues were down 12 percent to USD 3.9 billion. It reported revenue up 4.6% to $52.9bn in the quarter, also short of expectations, though profits rose 5% to just over $11bn. (more...)
Microsoft Windows 10 S surfaces
- May 03, 2017

Microsoft says the operating system was "inspired by students and teachers". While the former is a lighter, less complex and easier to manage version of Windows 10 that's meant to compete with Chrome OS, the first Surface laptop , which it's using to showcase this operating system, is not actually a Chromebook competitor. (more...)
Amtrak plans 6 weeks of summer disruptions for Penn Station repairs Amtrak plans 6 weeks of summer disruptions for Penn Station repairs
- May 03, 2017

Charles Schumer said Tuesday the bipartisan budget agreement gives Amtrak $1.495 billion, a $105 million increase over past year and the highest total since 2010. A wooden track tie was blamed for the April 3 derailment of an NJ Transit train after the tie failed and caused rails to spread apart, Amtrak officials said. (more...)
Microsoft takes aim at Google with laptop, slim Windows
- May 03, 2017

The laptop is part of an attempt to dissuade schools and students from switching to other mid to high-end PCs. Surface Laptop runs Windows 10 S, a fully functional version of Windows that is meant to run smoothly on all hardware. More details about Teams for Office 365 Education can be found on Microsoft's site. Microsoft Surface Laptop is here, and this one runs Windows 10 S . (more...)
ObamaCare replacement bill is on the verge of dying
- May 03, 2017

Late last week, after failing to secure enough support to pass an amended healthcare bill, House Republicans went back to the drawing board to make more concessions. President Donald Trump, who has shown an eagerness to swiftly pass a health-care bill, continued pressing congressional Republicans to act. "We're convinced we've got the votes and we're going to keep moving on with our agenda". (more...)
U.S. Says THAAD Missile System In South Korea Is Now Operational
- May 03, 2017

He is now regularly attracting twice the support rate of his closest rival, centrist Ahn Cheol-soo. But the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and the USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, remain in nearby waters, while North Korea continues to take provocative actions. (more...)
WWE Smackdown Results LIVE IN PROGRESS! Join the Discussion, Use #Wrestlezone
- May 03, 2017

The Phenomenal One makes his way out and reminds Chris of their history together, and says a lot has changed since they faced off, calling Smackdown the "house that AJ Styles built". Jericho says this is a special night, this is the new show of Jericho, smack it down maaaaaaaaaaaaaan. Will Kevin Owens become the new face of America once more? Owens came and said that it's the most pathetic thing he has even seen and challenged Jericho. (more...)
March for Science: Worldwide protests begin to support 'evidence'
- May 03, 2017

Behrooz Bajestani, left, and Austin Willoughby hold signs calling for environmental policies to protect against climate change. Other US cities like NY and Chicago also rolled out events in support of the March for Science. Scientists don't want to be unduly influenced by what they research and how they research, and they want the results to aid policy-making, he said. (more...)
Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand political party begins
- May 03, 2017

He said that meant rights to the work were "enormously valuable" and were strictly controlled by the publisher, which had rarely licensed them for advertising purposes. Bass said that while he'd heard those chords played before, he'd never heard them in that particular rhythm. Outside court, Bass said he thought his evidence had gone "pretty well". (more...)
Galaxy S8 owners complaining of reddish tint in display panel Galaxy S8 owners complaining of reddish tint in display panel
- May 03, 2017

Samsung is counting onto this smartphone in order to come out of the Note 7 fiasco from previous year. From the design point of view, there are a few changes such as fingerprint sensor has moved to the rear whereas the front has an on-screen home button sorts with haptic technology. (more...)
Samsung may advance start of S8, S8+ retail sales
- May 03, 2017

Based on its performance in these tests, the Galaxy S8 received a breakability score of 76 out of 100, while the S8+ received a score of 77, putting them both at medium-high risk of breaking. The almost all-glass design of Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus makes them lovely, SquareTrade said , but also "extremely susceptible to cracking when dropped from any angle". (more...)
Mobile Galaxy S8 update now rolling out with red display tint fix
- May 03, 2017

Galaxy S8 owners have the option to turn the virtual button on at all times, regardless whether the screen is on or off. They are saying that they have no clue why it is happening frequently. It is almost impossible to come up with a use case for gigabit to an entire home, let alone to a single phone, so other than pointless spec pissing matches I don't think the difference really matters. (more...)
Nintendo Dishes Out Details About Upcoming Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC Nintendo Dishes Out Details About Upcoming Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC
- May 02, 2017

The Master Trails will add the Trial of the Sword mode, a location where players can enter a challenge (previously known as Cave of Trials Challenge) to defeat all enemies that appear through 45 different rooms. Players will have to purchase the Expansion Pass for $19.99 to unlock the pack. The Master Trials is only available in a $20 bundle with a second expansion that is scheduled to launch during the holiday season. (more...)
Nintendo 3DS Game Releases Will Continue Into 2018 Nintendo 3DS Game Releases Will Continue Into 2018
- May 02, 2017

Speaking with Forbes , GameStop's Senior Director of Merchandising, Eric Bright revealed that interest in the console has vastly exceeded expectations. By comparison, the Switch sold roughly 500,000 units in its first week. In related "Pokemon Sun and Moon" news, TechRadar reports that an extended cut port of the Nintendo's latest title could be coming to Switch soon. (more...)

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