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North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Otto Warmbier

North Korea denied torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier on Friday, deeming the cause of his death a " mystery ". "What we ought to do is use this moment right now, as we mourn the loss of Otto Warmbier-and just can't even fathom the torture that he endured-North Korea ought to be immediately listed as a state sponsor of terror as a result of these actions". Read More »

C38 Successfully Launched With 31 Satellites


NEW DELHI-India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambition to project the country as a global low-priced provider of services in space. Read More »

Authorities ID child killed on Alabama beach

He said the declaration was made in response to the flash flooding and severe weather caused by the tropical system. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin traveled to another community, White Sulphur Springs, for the dedication of a memorial for eight victims there. Read More »

Will Contest Prez Poll Based On Ideology: Opposition


The JD (U)'s surprise decision to back Kovind had led to cracks in the Opposition camp as JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar was the one who had initiated the process for a joint Opposition strategy on the issue. Bihar's daughter should be nominated to win, not to lose. Till Thursday evening, the Indian Presidential election , slated for July 17, seemed to be a one-horse race. Read More »

NASA Discovers 10 New Earth-Like Planets


Speaking about the discovery Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency's Science Mission Directorate in Washington said: "Answering the question " are we alone " is a top science priority and finding so many planets like these for the first time in the habitable zone is a remarkable step forward toward that goal". Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

If no Democrats get onboard, Republicans can only afford to lose two votes to get the bill passed . I applaud Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of NY, in opposing the Senate health care bill just produced by a closed-door panel of Republican senators. Read More »

Uber board approves changes to fix corporate culture

She joins an Uber board that includes a voting majority made up of Kalanick , co-founder Garrett Camp, and the company's first employee, Ryan Graves, according to a person familiar with the company. Uber has sincefaced other problems, including an intellectual property dispute over self-driving vehicle technology with Waymo, the self-driving auto business that operates under Google's parent company. Read More »

Uber's CEO takes leave as recommended by outside team


The company shared the 47 recommendations , which were unanimously adopted by the board on Sunday, with employees during an approximately hour-long all-staff meeting at its headquarters in San Francisco. It is expected that Kalanick's responsibilities within the company will be limited when he returns, as indicated by the board's decision to appoint an independent chair who will look into how to do that. Read More »

Moore and O'Brien dominate at Royal Ascot

If Caravaggio obliges in the race before, expect her price to collapse as bookies hedge their liabilities on the double. However, what sets him apart from other frontrunners, is that he appears to have a burning desire to win, and nearly always has more left in the tank than appears: a few times having been headed before coming back to win. Read More »

Apple's Touch ID issues may delay iPhone 8


The "tenth anniversary edition" iPhone could undergo a radical design change and comes with features like wireless charging, front-facing 3D camera, dual rear cameras with AR (Augmented Reality) capabilities, as well as a glass back. There are a lot of iPhone 8 accessories that are reportedly being made as of this writing, and they all seem to be proving that the Touch ID will indeed be placed at the front. Read More »

Are Analysts Bearish IFG Group PLC (LON:IFP) After Last Week?

King Luther Cap Mngmt accumulated 132,895 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN). Susquehanna Int Limited Liability Partnership owns 16,240 shares. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, February 23 with "Overweight". Numis Securities maintained McColl's Retail Group PLC (LON:MCLS) rating on Thursday, December 1. Read More »

NASA's Keplar telescope discovers 10 new habitable planets: Our future homes?


The Kepler spacecraft continues to make observations in new patches of sky in its extended mission, searching for planets and studying a variety of interesting astronomical objects. If aliens were observing our solar system using a similar instrument, they might think it contained three rocky, potentially habitable worlds - Venus, Earth and Mars. Read More »

Rockstar Games Provides Update on PC Single-Player Mods


It's not a surprising clarification, but game developers should still pay attention to Take-Two and Rockstar's recent confrontation with the Grand Theft Auto modding community. This upset the GTAV community, who retaliated by barraging GTAV's Steam page with negative reviews and starting a Change.org petition with over 75,000 signatures. Read More »

Pak forces violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch


Source said that the Pakistan shelling and firing started at 11.30 am and firing exchanges only stopped at 2.10 pm. The army officer, however, said they're now investigating whether the camera was live and connected with Pakistani Army establishments across the border. Read More »

Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 73

Reports suggest four police officers were killed in the attack. The explosion near the police chief's office in Quetta , the capital of Baluchistan province, was powerful enough that it was heard across the city, shattering windows of nearby buildings, said police spokesman Shahzada Farhat . Read More »

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction


Under abatement ab initio, if a person dies before they exhaust their right to appeal, their conviction goes away because it was never considered final. Hernandez committed suicide in jail back in April when serving his life-without-parole sentence for the shooting of Lloyd. "This legislation will protect families in similar circumstances so that justice is maintained regardless of the defendant's appeal status at the time of his/her suicide". Read More »

Angel Di Maria receives prison sentence after admitting to tax fraud


The forward was recently accused of owing as much as €14.8m to the taxman having evaded paying the money through image rights. "I still feel that Real Madrid probably hold all the cards, it'll be down to them and it's still going to be their final decision, he's under contract, so if they decide to let him go because he wants to leave or because of the situation he's in in the courts or whatever it is, we'll see". Read More »

Earth-like planets discovered by Nasa


Of these, 49 are thought to be habitable - meaning liquid water can pool on the surface and life may be able to thrive. Astronomers have added 219 more candidates to the emergent catalog of planets found beyond the solar system. He further said that understanding their frequency in the galaxy will help inform the design of the future NASA missions to directly image another Earth. Read More »

Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball


I do agree that we go about it differently, but I don't care what anyone thinks about me as a basketball player. "We'd rather have the flexibility with that roster spot rather than add a guy we're really not that high on". That pick then went to the Bulls . "The longer you are with somebody, the more deposits you have with each other, the trust is there", Thibodeau said. Read More »

HTC's next Edge Sense features for the U11 still seem very gimmicky


Based on the new features seen on the video, activating Edge Sense will allow you to zoom in on Google Maps. Within Google Maps, a squeeze will zoom into a place on the map, while the same is true within Google Photos. Aside from these ideas from HTC what do you wish Edge Sense could do for you ? You'll also be able to answer and end calls, disable alarms, and pause YouTube videos with a squeeze. Read More »

Kidney Disease Drug Wins Breakthrough Therapy Designation


The company expects earnings per share in the range of $1.00 to $1.05, below the FactSet EPS consensus of $1.22. Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CARA ) for 4,192 shares. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a buy rating and set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Cara Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Read More »

QA urges United Nations action against 'blockade'


Led by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) and others they yanked envoys, cut off trade and transit ties and threatened to expel Qataris from their counties. Mogadishu has refused to side with the UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in their diplomatic offensive against Doha , despite pressures from the anti-Qatar camp. Read More »

Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

In Matal v. Tam , the Court ruled that the disparagement clause of the Lanham Act violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment, and is thus unconstitutional. Maybe you find the Washington NFL team's nickname offensive, but it is covered under the constitution. We are among those who consider it repulsive to continue, in our allegedly enlightened age, to use an epithet aimed at Native Americans as a professional sports team name. Read More »