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The Report: Markelle Fultz Will Be Drafted By Philadelphia
- June 22, 2017

Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox are going to be first round guys, but it's not likely that anyone else will be. There are always surprises in the draft, and nobody knows quite what they will be. "It just shows you what the NBA's about", Fultz, 19, said at a news conference at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan on Wednesday. "As soon as I get there, that's the goal", Fultz said. (more...)
Dem senator rips North Korea in speech honoring OH native Otto Warmbier
- June 22, 2017

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labor , but was sent home to OH on June 13 in a coma, dying days after his release, after spending 17 months in captivity. Young Pioneer Tours , an agency operated largely by expats in the north Chinese city of Xi'an, had previously described North Korea as "probably one of the safest places on Earth to visit". (more...)
Uber rolls out in-app tip option
- June 22, 2017

The changes are created to appease drivers as the San Francisco-based company is under pressure from a steady stream of scandals and slipping market share at home. Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick took an indefinite leave of absence from the ride-hailing company. Other planned changes the company announced include an end to unpaid wait times and an increase in pay for transporting teenagers. (more...)
Uber's board considers removing CEO Travis Kalanick per harassment probe recommendations
- June 22, 2017

Uber, which is still privately owned with voting control resting with Mr Kalanick and his two board allies, is valued at about $68bn. The investigation by Holder's law firm Covington & Burling LLP and a separate examination of HR matters by Perkins Coie LLP were provoked by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination from former employee Susan Fowler in February. (more...)
Uber CEO, Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns
- June 22, 2017

On Tuesday, five of the ride-hailing app's major investors had demanded the chief executive step down immediately in a letter delivered to him in Chicago, the newspaper wrote . Aside fro the internal investigations and battles that have been raging for months, the company is in a legal brawl with Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., over their self-driving auto technology, which Alphabet claims was stolen from their own unit Waymo. (more...)
Kalanick, Uber's disruptive driving force Kalanick, Uber's disruptive driving force
- June 22, 2017

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick resigned on Tuesday , following increasing pressure from investors over his leadership. Investors had reportedly sent Mr Kalanick a letter demanding that he step aside. Uber's investors also include TPG Capital, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, mutual fund giants like BlackRock and wealthy clients of firms like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Men wear skirts to work to protest shorts ban in Europe heatwave Men wear skirts to work to protest shorts ban in Europe heatwave
- June 22, 2017

Just a couple hours later, Barge posted a snapshot of a work email that made it seem like the dress had inspired a change in policy. "I got sent home and told to change into appropriate clothing but it said females could wear dresses so hey ho!" he told the Daily Mail . (more...)
Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup
- June 22, 2017

Our honest wish is to see Brazil's and Russia's national teams in the final match", he said on Tuesday at a meeting with speaker of the Russian State Duma lower parliament house Vyacheslav Volodin. Hosts Russia welcome Portugal to Moscow (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET online via Telemundo Deportes ) while Mexico clash with New Zealand in Sochi (Watch live, 2 p.m. (more...)
Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy
- June 22, 2017

Earlier the coroner's office said it had received Warmbier's body for an autopsy examination and was expecting to release preliminary findings later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. Warmbier's death". The talks came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese efforts to convince North Korea to curb its weapons programs had failed. (more...)
Cameroon coach Broos seeks brighter start Cameroon coach Broos seeks brighter start
- June 22, 2017

Australia on the other hand were very good against Germany. Leckie said players were "tired and sore" but would be up for the match. "All that kind of stuff I guess just comes down to opinions". That's a massive positive for our game". In reference to at least some of those who have questioned his chosen tactical path, he added pointedly: "They were there 20 years ago, I'm sure they will be there still in 20 years time". (more...)
Trump, Saudi crown prince discuss Qatar, terror financing in call
- June 21, 2017

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud declared on Wednesday his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the monarchy's new Crown Prince , to replace Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Al Arabiya local news reported . The power struggle inside the House of Saud came to light earlier this year when the Saudi king began to overhaul the government and offered positions of influence to a number of family members. (more...)
Uber co-founder forced to resign as Chief Executive Uber co-founder forced to resign as Chief Executive
- June 21, 2017

Some protesters say Uber tries to capitalize on the protest by picking up passengers anyway, prompting a Twitter protest urging people to delete Uber's app from their smartphones. Now the cab hailing startup's CEO and co-founder, Travis Kalanick has announced his resignation from his post. Though the driver was convicted in 2015, Kalanick and other executives became convinced the crime was a set up by a local rival, former employees said. (more...)
Watch the OnePlus 5 launch live right here at 12PM ET Watch the OnePlus 5 launch live right here at 12PM ET
- June 21, 2017

It has 32GB and 64GB of Internal Storage memory options and there will be an additional microSD card slot to expand the overall memory of the phone . The iPhone 6S can be bought at Rs 33,999 after a discount of Rs 16,001. Apple iPhone SE: The third choice for Apple fans in Amazon's smartphone sale is the iPhone SE. (more...)
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Spots 219 Possible New Planets
- June 21, 2017

These findings were presented at a live conference this Monday at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California. The planets are only "candidates" at the moment, which means astronomers will need to do more checks to confirm their findings. (more...)
Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-focused agenda at troubled time Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-focused agenda at troubled time
- June 21, 2017

It used to be the case that the government would collapse if it couldn't get its Queen's Speech through parliament. But opposition parties said the general election result meant the Conservatives have no mandate to govern. The Times branded May's administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said she was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers". (more...)
Sega launches free retro game collection for iPhone and Android Sega launches free retro game collection for iPhone and Android
- June 21, 2017

Each of these will be available on both the Google Play Store and the App Store for iOS devices (with iMessage sticker packs for each included in the bundle). Sure, Sonic has been out for mobile since 2015, but now you can get its ad-free version for $2. The games can be played on the touchscreen or via a synchronized Bluetooth controller. (more...)
South Korea's Moon Hopes to Meet North's Kim Until End of 2017
- June 21, 2017

Warmbier, 22, who was arrested in North Korea while visiting as a tourist, had been described by doctors caring for him last week as having extensive brain damage that left him in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". It is unclear if Tuesday's flyby was connected to Warmbier's tragic passing. South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants, in a bid to phase out ... (more...)
Tour Company that Warmbier Used No Longer Taking American Citizens to NOKO Tour Company that Warmbier Used No Longer Taking American Citizens to NOKO
- June 21, 2017

Otto Warmbier , an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after nearly a year and a half in captivity, died Monday , his family said . At the time, Trump said he had chosen to hold off on campaign pledges to punish China over trade disputes, in part because of Beijing's assistance on North Korea. (more...)
Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast
- June 21, 2017

At 0600 GMT Cindy was located about 200 miles (325 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana , and 270 miles (435 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas, the National Hurricane Center reported. Here are the live updates about the storm and how it is impacting New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. The outlook states "this activity will likely peak from Thursday through Saturday when numerous storms are anticipated". (more...)
Lennar Corporation (LEN): Are There Still Some Reasons For Optimism? Lennar Corporation (LEN): Are There Still Some Reasons For Optimism?
- June 21, 2017

Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Lennar Corporation by 27.0% in the first quarter. A 18 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of VNTV or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)

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