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Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy


Last year, however, the club announced a new sponsorship deal with Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten, and the team will wear their logo for the 2017-2018 season instead of Qatar Airways. In a press conference, he claimed the actions by the Gulf states were "a clear breach of worldwide law". The ministry quoted UAE Attorney General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi on social media making the warning, saying it came over Qatar's "hostile and reckless policy". Read More »

Chase ends in fiery crash, standoff on Arlington interstate


KXAS reports the chase crossed multiple cities along Interstate 30, sometimes reaching speeds of over 100 miles per hour. The driver is still in the bed of the truck. The burnt vehicle behind the semi, the driver was able to escape and get to the hospital. SWAT and other law enforcement responded, and a standoff was reportedly in progress at time of writing. Read More »

Check Out This New Sonic Mania Gameplay


The video footage below comes in by Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube channel . The level features all of the same twists and turns as the Sonic 2 version, but SEGA has added all sorts of alternate routes and hazards to keep you guessing. The live stream explores Sonic Adventure , the much unloved game by Sega known as Alex Kid , and something dealing with an ancient evil awaking from its sleep. Read More »

Published the first renders of the smartphone Google Pixel 2


It mentions a 2.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, which is likely to be the Snapdragon 835. It is unlikely to feature a microSD card. That said, while the Pixel and Pixel XL have relatively longer support lifespan than a lot of other Android phones, ask any iPhone owner what they think of a phone released past year already hitting a wall with software support, and they might not be as pleased. Read More »

Trump calls ex-FBI director James Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Two days after Comey was sacked, The New York Times reported on a January conversation - allegedly sourced from those Comey told about the encounter - in which Comey claimed Trump asked him for his loyalty. Norm Eisen, who was special counsel for ethics in the Obama White House, said on Twitter the complaint was an "abuse of process" and that he and others would be filing a defense of Comey . Read More »

Donald Trump's lawyer to file complaint over leaked James Comey memo

In early March, a week after Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, the Huffington Post reported on a "likely" third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel near the White House. Trump and his allies are going on the attack against Comey in the wake of his testimony. Comey also said that he took detailed notes on nine of his one-on-one interactions with Trump because he feared the president would later lie about the nature of their conversations. Read More »

Trump says he'll make US infrastructure 'envy of the world'


The binders, which contained environmental impact statements, banged against the ground. President Donald Trump used a bit of theatrics to illustrate how red tape can delay the construction of roads, bridges, and mass transit projects during a final meeting for the White House's so-called " infrastructure week ". Read More »

Use-of-force expert: Minnesota officer justified in shooting


Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who is on trail in connection to the shooting death of Philando Castile, is expected to take the stand in his own defense on Friday. He's justified in doing so. A key issue in the case is whether Yanez saw the gun. Defense attorneys argue that Castile was stoned at the time of the traffic stop and it influenced his response to the officer. Read More »

May under pressure after hung United Kingdom results; Brexit dilemma loom

The Tories needed to win 326 seats to have an absolute majority in the parliament. Labour had won 260 seats. But how do the numbers add up, and who has a realistic chance of forming a Coalition Government? "The country needs a period of stability, and whatever the results are the Conservative Party will ensure we fulfill our duty in ensuring that stability", she said. Read More »

IOS 11 will stop apps like Uber from constantly tracking your location

But the one feature perhaps most likely to elicit a " finally! " has largely gone unnoticed: the volume slider no longer intrusively blankets the entire screen. The only requirement is that the iOS devices involved in Wi-Fi password sharing run iOS 11 . Here is a rundown of the some of the best new features in iOS 11 . Read More »

Dragon Ball Fighters announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC


The game is now in development at Ark System Works Co., a Japanese game development studio located in Yokohama, Japan. You might want to sit down for this one, Dragon Ball fans - the best possible thing has finally happened for the game's rabid fighting game fanbase. Read More »

Apple's Upgrades To Location And Photo Privacy Features Are Pretty Great


Below, we take a closer look at our favorite new features. You could store only four or five applications; there was no split between apps on the left and useful stuff on the right. This means that after the iOS 11 update , 187,000 apps could be rendered completely obsolete. One handed keyboard mode has been available on Android devices for some time and past year Microsoft rolled out a one handed keyboard which can be used on iOS. Read More »

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles


The following day, the North's state media said the missile used a new high-precision guidance system in a test that was inspected by leader Kim Jong-Un. Kim has now conducted four missile tests since Moon was elected last month, complicating the new president's ambitions to engage with Pyongyang. After the Council vote on June 3, adopting a new resolution that expanded existing sanctions to 14 individuals and four entities, U.S. Read More »

Does iMac Pro Mean the End for Mac Pro?

Touch Bar: Strangely enough, unlike the 2016 MacBook Pro, the MacBook Pro now available in the stores does not have a touch bar. Conversely, Microsoft caught flack for avoiding USB-C altogether in its latest Surface Pro refresh and even with the Surface Laptop . Read More »

Durant-Curry quickly join most devastating playoff duos

Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they led by six points with three minutes to play but Durant led the Warriors on an impressive 11-0 run to close out the game. It's no wonder James, who has been his typically dominant self, averaging 28.5 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, stopped attacking in the second half. Read More »

LeBron: Warriors Have the 'Most Firepower I've Played'


He's averaging more boards than Hakeem Olajuwon did in 1994 when he won Finals MVP and more than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar did in 1985 when he won the award. Now that the 16-0 challenge is right in front of them, the Warriors are up for the task that will present itself Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

MacBook vs. MacBook Pro: Which One Should Get Your $1300?


All colors carry over from a year ago; both systems are available in silver and space gray finishes, while the 12-inch MacBook also comes in gold and rose gold. One more thing: all models offer a number of configuration options for CPU, RAM and storage and the prices you pay will vary accordingly. The port selection is mostly the same too, save for that extra Thunderbolt 3 socket. Read More »

Apple follows Amazon and Google with smart speaker


Apple's long-rumored Amazon Echo competitor is real. Apple unveiled its long-awaited HomePod at its annual developers conference taking place this week in the heart of Silicon Valley, enticing lovers of its products with a high-end offering in a market dominated by lower-priced devices from Amazon and Google . Read More »

Electric vehicles on roads up 60 percent worldwide in 2016


Even though that doubled past year, the global electric auto stock is only 0.2 percent of the total number of passenger light-duty vehicles in circulation. Based in Detroit, Michigan, America's capital for electric-vehicle manufacturing, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo highlights advances right across the powertrain. Read More »

A Sneak Peek Into Apple's Home Music Speaker; The HomePod

Apple seems to be aware that it is late to the smart speaker party, almost two years after Amazon debuted the Echo and several months after the release of the Google Home . The speakers are powered by smart assistants like Siri and Alexa that talk back. Like, you know, Apple's biggest demographic. Data for the Google Home is encrypted in transit and at rest, which means that it's protected as it heads to Google's servers and encoded again where it's stored. Read More »

Apple reveals first new product in two years


You'll be able to ask Siri for news, unit conversion, stock info, weather forecasts, traffic reports, sports scores, and more. Apple seems focused on making the very best home speaker, particularly for people who use the company's Apple Music service. Read More »

Comey comes across as telling truth to power

Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, just one of a number of committees and agencies, and a special counsel, that are investigating whether Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election - or what's more politically explosive, whether members of the Trump campaign team co-ordinated efforts with officials from Moscow . Read More »

Apple gives the MacBook and MacBook Pros a Kaby Lake refresh


Apple's WWDC 2017 is fully underway, and the news out of the show is already starting to get people excited. While the entire iMac line of 21.5-inch and 27-inch models got a refresh, the biggest announcement was the new iMac Pro . Apple has confirmed that its iMac Pro would start at a whopping $4,999. The all-new iMac Pro , with its gorgeous 27-inch Retina® 5K display , up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation, is the most powerful Mac® ever ... Read More »