Science


Macron, Putin in 'frank exchange'
- May 30, 2017

The leaders' first handshakes - relatively brief and cordial - after Putin climbed out of his limousine at Versailles were far less macho than Macron's now famous who-will-blink-first handshake showdown with US President Donald Trump when the two leaders met for the first time last week. (more...)
Inter Milan confirm Manchester United interest in Ivan Perisic Inter Milan confirm Manchester United interest in Ivan Perisic
- May 30, 2017

Chelsea were also interested in signing the Croatia global in the summer transfer window. He has scored 10 goals and 10 assists in 41 appearances this season. Any signings in attack could be discouraging for current players, however. Blues boss Antonio Conte is a firm fan and the Premier League champions have been keen to find out what any deal to sign Perisic could look like. (more...)
British serial killer Ian Brady dies in psychiatric hospital at 79 British serial killer Ian Brady dies in psychiatric hospital at 79
- May 30, 2017

Brady and his partner Myra Hindley - who died in prison in 2002 - tortured and murdered five children between July 1963 and October 1965 near Manchester , in central England. Pathologists said it was impossible to say whether Brady had sexually assaulted her. It later transpired that they tape recorded the torture of one of their victims before raping and strangling her. (more...)
Status Quo Makes a Nuclear North Korea 'Inevitable — Defense Intelligence Chief
- May 30, 2017

A USA defense official said Tuesday that- if left unchecked- it is " inevitable " that North Korea will develop a nuclear device that has intercontinental capabilities. A senior U.S. official briefed on the call independently verified the basics of the conversation to CNN. A White House official visiting Saudi Arabia with Trump appeared to play down Sunday's firing. (more...)
LG V30 to come with slide-out second display? LG V30 to come with slide-out second display?
- May 29, 2017

Evleaks, otherwise known as Evan Blass , posted several images of an "old-ish mockup" of one idea LG purportedly had for the LG V30 at one point. Not clear if the project is still headed in this direction. As you can see, there's a sleek curved front and rear edges (and a square, centered camera hole) like the Galaxy line, and an aluminum band around the edges that looks very similar to the LG G6 . (more...)
Shane Lowry right in contention at the BMW Championship Shane Lowry right in contention at the BMW Championship
- May 29, 2017

Justin Rose , Martin Kaymer , Henrik Stenson and Luke Donald are just some of the other big names playing in the BMW PGA Championship - the European Tour's flaghsip event - when the action gets under way on Thursday. Asked if it would mean more to win this week than at Sawgrass, the 25-year-old added: "Yes, because it's my Tour and all the history of Seve (Ballesteros) and all those guys winning this trophy". (more...)
NASA Satellite Captures A Partial Solar Eclipse From Space
- May 29, 2017

This phenomenon it spotted was only partial, so the Moon did not cover the Sun completely, but only 89 percent of it. NASA intends to launch a probe that will plunge into the atmosphere of the Sun. Until then, NASA wants to satisfy our curiosity and show us a space view of a partial eclipse. The authorities said that SDO will witness another lunar transit on August 21. (more...)
Two more arrests in Manchester attack
- May 29, 2017

ABC News reported that Greater Manchester Police said that a 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity. Salman Abedi killed 22 people when his home-made suicide device tore through crowds leaving an Ariana Grande concert. (more...)
Alaska volcano erupts, triggers highest aviation warning Alaska volcano erupts, triggers highest aviation warning
- May 29, 2017

Ash from southwest Alaska volcanoes is a threat to airliners operating between North America and Asia when a cloud rises above 20,000 feet. In 2010 the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland caused the cancellation of flights around Europe for six days. (more...)
U.S. top security official 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports
- May 29, 2017

Questions have intensified in the wake of disclosures on Friday (May 26) that Kushner , a senior adviser and the husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with the Russians in December about opening a secret channel of communications with Moscow. (more...)
Formula One Button blames visibility after return ends in crash Formula One Button blames visibility after return ends in crash
- May 29, 2017

There just wasn't room for Button to take that pass, so Wehrlein flipped as his rear wheel caught Button's front wheel. Jenson Button's return to McLaren in Monaco ended in frustration after the Briton collided with Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein toward the end of the race. (more...)
Geffen: Trump Raises Hopes for a Peaceful Future Geffen: Trump Raises Hopes for a Peaceful Future
- May 29, 2017

In Belgium, the American leader will make remarks at the new headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation amid concern among alliance members about Trump's commitment to the organization. "I want to send our condolences to the many families who lost their loved ones", Trump said. "We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom". (more...)
BA London travel chaos hits Jersey passengers
- May 29, 2017

There is a public holiday on Monday and many children were starting their school half-term breaks. More flights were scrapped on Sunday and long delays and some cancellations continued well into Monday. GMB union's national aviation officer, Mick Rix , claimed the chaos "could have all been avoided" if BA had not in 2016 "made hundreds of dedicated and loyal IT staff redundant and outsourced the work to India ". (more...)
South Korea fires warning shots at suspected drone from North
- May 29, 2017

It also claimed the military has now increased its air surveillance, according to AP. The South Korean military fired 90 K-3 machine gun rounds at an unidentified object that crossed the demilitarized zone (DMZ) near Cheorwon County, Gangwon Province, The Korea Herald reported . (more...)
Android O Beta detailed in Google I/O 2017 Conference
- May 29, 2017

Google Assistant , the digital assistant by Google will get a number of capabilities in coming months. These feature additions are important and will see a new form factor of devices to hit the market. The transactions will support payments, identity, receipts, and account creation. According to Google , the Lens feature will be available first for Google Assistant and Photos, but has yet to announce when the feature will actually be available for consumers to try out. (more...)
Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83 Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83
- May 29, 2017

The Noakes family added, "His many escapades with his faithful companion Shep, during his time with Blue Peter , will live on in many peoples memories". Katy Hill described Noakes as "legendary" and "the best" as she revealed he had "inspired" her to become a presenter on the show. "Privileged to have met him". (more...)
GST will help in evolving India as tax-compliant society: Arun Jaitley GST will help in evolving India as tax-compliant society: Arun Jaitley
- May 29, 2017

The telecom companies are required to re-jig their prices and ensure that the increased availability of credit is passed on to the customers by lowering their costs. In view of growing discontent about proposed GST rates, CAIT has urged the government to revisit the rate schedule. Besides, puja items, including those for havan , bindi and kumkum have been kept in the exempt category. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leaks Show Massive Screen And Dual Cameras
- May 29, 2017

As for its shooters, the upcoming device is anticipated to have 13-megapixel rear and front cameras. These news headlines started surfacing online after a German hacking group managed to fool the security feature into unlocking the device through the simple use of a photo and contact lens. (more...)
Rumored Free Games Leaked by PlayStation Turkey? Rumored Free Games Leaked by PlayStation Turkey?
- May 29, 2017

If Sony's last marketing report is anything to go by, then I think this rumour is pretty likely. However, PlayStation Turkey apparently leaked the titles roughly a week ahead of schedule. "The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay". (more...)
Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge', says source
- May 29, 2017

Hopkins declined to elaborate and gave no details about Wednesday's three arrests in south Manchester and one in the town of Wigan, 15 miles from Manchester. British authorities have increased security at strategic points in the country in light of the attack. "There are over 400 investigations now ongoing by the security services and police into terrorist planning or people thinking about terrorist planning". (more...)

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