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Statues Honoring Racist Confederate Traitors Are 'Beautiful' - Removing Them Ripping Apart America Statues Honoring Racist Confederate Traitors Are 'Beautiful' - Removing Them Ripping Apart America
- August 18, 2017

The president expressed his disappointment after six states announced they were taking down Confederate statues and monuments following violent racial protests in Charlottesville, VA, that left one woman dead and more than 30 injured. In the time since Roof carried out his grisly crimes, at least 60 monuments have been removed or renamed, the Southern Poverty Law Center, that tracks hate crimes, said in April. (more...)
Don't look up until you know potential dangers of solar eclipse Don't look up until you know potential dangers of solar eclipse
- August 18, 2017

Viewers of the total eclipse (unfortunately, not those in California) will be able to see the sun's atmosphere and the solar wind, a stream of energized particles that permeates our entire solar system, as long as the weather permits. 21. Parking is closed at the observatory except for emergency vehicles, the media, and handicapped vehicles. Do not forget to never look at the sun, even during a partial eclipse, without a proper solar filter. (more...)
South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So
- August 18, 2017

But his efforts have been met with a string of threats and missile tests as the North works to build nuclear-armed missiles that can reach the US mainland. "The United States and President Trump have already promised to sufficiently consult with South Korea and get our approval for whatever option they will take against North Korea", Moon said. (more...)
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Designed to Streamline Infrastructure Permitting Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Designed to Streamline Infrastructure Permitting
- August 18, 2017

In addition, says the Times, "all decisions on federal permits will have to be made within 90 days, and agencies will have a two-year goal to process environmental reviews for major projects ". It required all federal agencies apply the standard to public infrastructure projects from housing to highways. "We already spend billions of dollars a year in federal taxpayer dollars repairing public infrastructure that is damaged in floods and hurricanes and other disasters that cause flooding", ... (more...)
Full game modes list for Marvel vs. Capcom Full game modes list for Marvel vs. Capcom
- August 18, 2017

CAPCOM®: INFINITE . Reborn Rivalries: Universes collide once again in this all-new crossover clash for the ages, where players select their favorite Marvel and Capcom characters and engage in accessible and action-packed 2v2 partner battles. (more...)
It's A Once-In-A-Lifetime Total Eclipse Of The Sun, Almost It's A Once-In-A-Lifetime Total Eclipse Of The Sun, Almost
- August 18, 2017

I'm passionate about teaching and learning, so any opportunity I can get to do both, I always jump all the way in! What makes this eclipse especially significant? During Monday's solar eclipse , the path of total blackout will lie more than 400 miles south of Montgomery County. (more...)
Special session ends with no decision on bathroom bill Special session ends with no decision on bathroom bill
- August 18, 2017

He claimed that "the left started the fight" over access for transgender people by advancing liberal local ordinances and because the Obama administration issued guidance to public schools stating that students should be allowed to choose which facilities they use. (more...)
Xiaomi confirms August 21 release for Redmi Note 5A Xiaomi confirms August 21 release for Redmi Note 5A
- August 18, 2017

However, up until now, we didn't have any official confirmation on this matter. The new Xiaomi phone will be ready with a 5.5-inch LCD screen with only a 720p display and packed inside a metal body. It has also got a Quad-Core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor in it. This Redmi Note series flagship has proved to be a bestseller for Xiaomi this year, and even after months of its release, it continues to have that craze among the masses. (more...)
Protesters Bring Down Confederate Monument in North Carolina Protesters Bring Down Confederate Monument in North Carolina
- August 18, 2017

After toppling the statue , the crowd then move to another intersection in downtown Durham, which they proceed to block. In his blog post Tuesday, Cooper also urged the North Carolina state Senate to reject a measure that would grant criminal and civil immunity to drivers who unintentionally hit protesters in the street. (more...)
BMW Unveils Concept Z4 Roadster at Pebble Beach BMW Unveils Concept Z4 Roadster at Pebble Beach
- August 17, 2017

Boasting an all-new look, contemporary underpinnings and revised drive lines, the new roadster has been developed in a joint engineering program alongside the new Toyota Supra . The cockpit of the 2018 BMW Z4 Concept was designed primarily for an optimal driving experience. The front wheels hide large Z4-branded four-piston brake calipers and iron rotors. (more...)
Sony Unleashes PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.0 To Beta Users Sony Unleashes PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.0 To Beta Users
- August 17, 2017

Yes, PS4 Pro owners will get too livestream in 1080p60 on Twitch, but Sony has added other streaming functionality. The biggest one is a family system that'll replace the current account system on PS4. A new setting that allows you to disable pop-up notifications while you're watching a movie or TV show on your PS4 has been added. Finally, the 5.00 update fixes an issue where administrative parental control features were applied to all accounts; with this new update, parental controls will ... (more...)
Amazon Echo speaker with Alexa voice assistant to launch this Diwali Amazon Echo speaker with Alexa voice assistant to launch this Diwali
- August 17, 2017

According to a report by FactorDaily , the company is now testing two variants, the Echo and Echo Dot , with some of its employees. Amazon is all set to launch their smart speakers in India. Amazon has to work hard to programme it's AI Alexa to recognise and analyse different accents and languages. However, most of the music services that the device supports in the Western market, such as Spotify and Pandoro , are not available in India. (more...)
Crackdown 3 delayed to spring 2018 Crackdown 3 delayed to spring 2018
- August 17, 2017

The news came from Shannon Loftis, manager of the Microsoft Studios Publishing, who commented that the studio related to the development of the game needs more time to polish the quality of the game. It was originally slated to release in the third quarter of 2016 before getting pushed back to November of this year. Yet again, Microsoft's destructible, open-world sci-fi shooter Crackdown 3 gets delayed. (more...)
Calcasieu Parish libraries ask patrons to throw out eclipse glasses Calcasieu Parish libraries ask patrons to throw out eclipse glasses
- August 17, 2017

From 1:20 to 4 p.m., the museum will have educators stationed with a special telescope, equipped with a solar filter that will make direct viewing of the solar eclipse safe. Also, make sure you leave a few days early and look for an area without light pollution. NASA has also issued a solar eclipse safety warning. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters or hand-held solar viewers, according to NASA . (more...)
Alibaba Stock Pops As Q1 Earnings Crush Forecasts Alibaba Stock Pops As Q1 Earnings Crush Forecasts
- August 17, 2017

In the cloud business, revenue grew by 96 per cent in the quarter to 2.4 billion yuan, with paying customers breaking the 1 million mark for the first time, up from 577,000 a year earlier. Alibaba Cloud, its cloud-computing arm, posted revenues of $359 million as it grew its user base of paying customers. Net income attributable to the company's shareholders almost doubled to $2.17 billion, or 83 cents per share. (more...)
Rape victim, 10, gives birth to daughter after being denied abortion Rape victim, 10, gives birth to daughter after being denied abortion
- August 17, 2017

The woman had said she had expressed her desire to get her pregnancy terminated on March 4 to a research officer of Koshish, a Field Action Project of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, with whom she was in contact. The parents have reportedly put the baby up for adoption. Her doctor told CNN the girl didn't know she was pregnant. Indian law does not allow terminations after 20 weeks unless doctors certify that the mother's life is in danger. (more...)
You can pre-order the Asus Zenfone 4 now You can pre-order the Asus Zenfone 4 now
- August 17, 2017

The main attraction of the smartphone is the dual rear camera setup of the smartphone.it features a dual camera setup at the back with the 2.3X optical zoom which is the highest optical zoom ever on a smartphone camera . The main SuperPixel Camera is ideal for shooting general subjects and macro shots as close as 10cm, while the optical-zoom camera is excellent for distant subjects.The camera also features Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilization ... (more...)
Game of Thrones Episode 6 Leaked Early... by HBO Itself (Oops!)
- August 17, 2017

This follows the news of a massive HBO hack where said hackers obtained 1.5 terabytes of stolen data - which included script outlines for the fantasy series - from the cable network's U.S. Four people were arrested on Monday in Mumbai in connection with the leak , with PFT stating: "It is important to note that this was not a system hack". (more...)
Late-Night Hosts React to Trump Press Conference
- August 17, 2017

President Trump's Charlottesville remarks Tuesday met with disbelief from network hosts-and ridicule from their late-night counterparts. Kimmel later mocked Trump for disbanding the manufacturing council after several CEOs had already resigned in reaction to Trump's press conference by comparing it to "a kid who cancels his birthday party because only the clown showed up". (more...)
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
- August 17, 2017

A man in Seoul watches a TV screen showing US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . In remarks to reporters after a meeting with U.S. "That actually blunts any presidential impact and I think it interferes with the president's right as commander in chief to make decisions affecting the national security of the United States", he said. (more...)

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