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Massive Truck Bomb Kills at Least 90 in Kabul's Embassy District

The continuing violence even during the holy and pious month of Ramzan reflects the diabolical nature of the perpetrators and its supporters, it said . Western embassies and the presidential palace are located there. "A mile away there was first a low rumble like an quake, then the shock wave from the blast followed and blew open doors and windows". Read More »

Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation

Top House Democrats began calling for Nunes to recuse himself from the panel's investigation into Russian Federation in March, following the revelations that he had met on White House grounds with a source who showed him secret U.S. Another senior committee aide said any subpoenas related to the unmasking issue would have been sent by committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., who recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation after being criticized for being too close to ... Read More »

States, cities pledge action on climate even without Trump


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was due to meet European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday with hopes of forging an answer to Trump's "America First" challenge. According to reports , the president plans to withdraw from the worldwide agreement, which could take up to three years. Syria and Nicaragua are the only countries that don't participate in the agreement - the latter refusing because it said the agreement did not go far enough to ... Read More »

Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

The Axios website was first to report Trump's decision was made, citing two sources with knowledge of the matter, while other media including CNN , CBS , ABC and Politico reported the White House was expected to announce a withdrawal once details of the process have been worked out. Read More »

K: GREF labourer killed, two injured in Pak firing

The firing is presently on with Islamabad violating ceasefire post 7:20 am. Pakistan on Thursday again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district and Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir , Army said. Read More »

Google Delaying Some Gmail Messages to Quell Phishing


Anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of messages received in Gmail are spam, but machine learning techniques help Google bock spam and phishing messages with more than 99.9 percent accuracy, the company says. To further improve its phishing-detection performance, Google also built a system that delays some Gmail messages for a little bit longer to perform more detailed phishing analysis. Read More »

Kabul blast: 11 USA citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

As of late Wednesday night in Kabul , no one had claimed responsibility. "We wish those injured a quick recovery". Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has strongly condemned the massive attack in Kabul earlier in the morning, just days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

Nest's New Camera Can Tell the Difference Between Intruders and Your Kids


I got to see it behind closed doors during this month's Google I/O conference, where Nest's director of product marketing Maxime Veron walked me through the new camera's capabilities and hinted at a busy summer ahead for the company. With two-step verification , you can select an optional extra layer of security for your Nest account, and with automatic over-the-air updates, your camera can be automatically updated against the latest threats. Read More »

Congress to contest Karnataka polls under Siddaramaiah


Rahul Gandhi will launch Congress's campaign for Assembly election in July by addressing 80,000 booth-level workers. The AICC on Wednesday formally announced that the party will face next year's assembly polls under the leadership of chief minister Siddaramaiah . Read More »

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say


The Latin American country's climate envoy Paul Oquist said Nicaragua was "not able to support the consensus". Team members will decide whether the USA will initiate a full and formal withdrawal from the arrangement - a process that may take three years - or they will withdraw from UN's next treaty on climate change, a quicker but more precise strategy, experts claim. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 now powers Windows 10 PCs


After years of trying to turn phones into miniature, powerful computers, numerous industry's heavyweights are now going basically the opposite direction, joining a Microsoft-coordinated initiative meant to make PCs great again by taking a page (or ten) from their mobile counterparts' playbook. Read More »

SoundCloud Comes to Xbox One, Windows 10

Lost among all this price talk is the fact that we still don't know when Project Scorpio will be released. Unfortunately, there is no release date announced for other regions yet. Interestingly, the 8GB of memory - which is up from the 5GB found in the original Xbox One - allows the console to process art assets, making it easier to run 4K resolution visuals at higher speeds. Read More »

Apple said to ready Siri speaker in bid to rival Google, Amazon

If the rumor is accurate, the speaker "will not be ready" to ship until later in the year. According to Bloomberg reports , it will feature virtual surround sound technology. The documents also highlight a new Apple Magic Keyboard, which has not been upgraded since 2015. Apple has just updated the system with the latest iOS 10 .3.2. Read More »

Huge explosion near Indian Embassy in Kabul, all staff safe

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. ISIL has claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital , including a powerful blast targeting an armored North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed at least eight people and wounded 28 on May 3 . Read More »

Video Emerges Of Kabul Truck Bomb That Killed, Wounded Hundreds


It also severely damaged banks, a telecommunications firm, public and private properties, and foreign embassies, including the Turkish, German , and Iranian missions, but no Turkish casualties were reported. His office issued a statement, saying: "The terrorists, even in the holy month of Ramadan, the month of goodness, blessing and prayer, are not stopping the killing of our innocent people". Read More »

Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy rescues 27 Bangladeshi nationals


The Indian Navy has rescued 33 people from choppy seas off Bangladesh which was today assessing the extent of loss as Cyclone Mora killed at least nine persons and rendered over 50,000 families homeless besides causing widespread damage in coastal regions. Read More »

A Step Back On Climate


Trump is not a supporter of strong environmental protections on the federal level, and during the presidential campaign he pledged to pull the nation out of the accord, calling climate change a hoax created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy. Read More »

AMD RX Vega & FE Release Date, Threadripper Release, & X399 | Computex


According to ASUS , this laptop's CPU broke the Cinebench laptop performance record (1410 points which is roughly equivalent to an 8C16T Core i7-5960X desktop CPU) with a result significantly higher than competing laptop processors. Due for launch in Summer 2017 , AMD showed off its 16 core, 32 thread Threadripper CPU powering through a Blender workload as well as running demanding workloads alongside four Vega GPUs. Read More »

Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits


Gupta had been with Uber for four years, but was never officially given the CFO title . Uber, which has been rocked by several high-level executive departures in the past few months as it grapples with a series of controversies, has been looking for a chief operating officer to help change its now-notorious "bro" culture. Read More »

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values


His philosophy appears in many ways to be a repudiation of the populist rhetoric that helped Trump win the White House. "Do you want to have a handshake?" " Europe and the world are facing lots of challenges and to fight those, India believes, the world needs the strong leadership of Chancellor Merkel", he said. Read More »

Mafia III: Stones Unturned DLC launch trailer


If not, you can purchase the Stones Unturned chapter digitally. The character John Donovan is the focus of the expansion, as he joins main character Lincoln Clay as they both "uncover a risky plot" in New Bordeaux. When you're finished with the new story, you can try out the new Bounty Missions supplied by a new contact named Robert Marshall. For the fight against Aldridge, you can don the "Jungle Camo" garb to blend in with your surroundings on the island, and when you're strolling around ... Read More »

Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US


In Rome, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said he agreed with Ms Merkel that Europe needed to forge its own path. "We are all connected with one another", Modi said. "It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP (the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal with Pacific Rim economies) we did not withdraw from TTIP", Ross said. Read More »

AMD's Radeon RX Vega graphics cards likely won't launch until August

The system being shown was impressively built, with a sub-15mm ultra-portable form factor, putting to rest concerns over AMD's ability to scale Zen and Vega to the lower required power numbers. Ryzen Threadripper, the HEDT processor series with up to 16 cores/32 threads that was announced at FAD, was shown off as well, with the chip being held up for everyone to see, running a Blender demo, and was combined with four Vega Frontier Edition cards and two RX Vega gaming GPUs. Read More »

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA


The company is advancing the boundaries of space technology through its Falcon launch vehicles and Dragon spacecraft. Upon arrival at the space station, USA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will grapple the Dragon using the station's 57-foot-long robotic arm. Read More »