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Obama confident US will move in right direction on climate

Axios noted Ivanka Trump serves as a senior White House adviser. But Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has said called the Paris pact ...


Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

FILE - U.S. Forces Korea, a truck carrying parts of U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ...


CSA gets its major tournament ban lifted

In real terms, the news will only have an immediate effect on rugby, whose administrators are bidding to host the 2023 World Cup. But we would like to re-emph...


Online map rotation in Splatoon 2 reduced to two hours

It features bright, colorful, stylized graphics and ink in place of bullets. I kept count during one of my sessions, and I played on the same map 13 times in a ...


Hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters — Georgia wildfire

Smoke is seen during sunset as the West Mims fire burns in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , Georgia, U.S.in a photo released April 29, 2017. Pair said...


Happy 'Star Wars' Day: May the fourth be with you

Costume parties, movie marathons and fun runs were among the special events being staged in NY and other cities worldwide on Star Wars Day . The novel introduc...


Funko announce loads of new Star Wars products

As we celebrate May 4th, let's take a second to look at how our beloved LA Clippers have meshed with the ever popular film franchise, Star Wars . The novel int...


Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

Tribune also owns Fort Smith CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5. In a release Monday morning, Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley called it "a transformational acquisiti...


Macron eyes legislative elections after landslide victory in French presidential polls

Before he announced his candidacy, Macron got his team to carry out a survey of thousands of French citizens to understand what they expected from their pol...


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Teardown Reveals Similar Battery to the Note 7

OnePlus 5 claims to have a similar processor with the Samsung Galaxy S8 , the Google Pixel and OnePlus 3T has a closer Snapdragon 821 and 8GB, 4GB, and 6GB o...


Samsung may advance start of S8, S8+ retail sales

The phones had similar problems when dropped on the backs and sides, "losing the glass from its lower left corner, making access to software buttons a little un...


Google Doodle honours inventor of eye test

Today our Google homepages have been decorated with a pair of animated eyes squinting at a chart - and the beady-eyed among us will have seen the caption info...


Next Porsche Cayman GT4 to stick with naturally aspirated flat six

Speaking with vehicle and Driver, Porsche GT cars boss Andreas Preuninger didn't explicitly confirm that the next Cayman GT4 will get PDK as an option, but he m...


Cassini's historic plunge through Saturn's rings captured on this video

Chilean builder Luis Peña has built a LEGO version of the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, seen here superimposed over an actual Cassini image. Scientists discov...


Popular video-encoding Mac app HandBrake compromised with malware

Once you've done this, the developers also advise that you also remove any "HandBrake.app" installs you may have. Anyone who has installed HandBrake and see...


Quake Champions is entering open beta later this week

Quake Champions was unveiled at last year's E3 and seems like a mix of the classic Quake-style arena combat and class-based shooters. This tech test will ha...


Google's Project Zero at it again with "crazy bad" Windows vulnerability

The update addresses a vulnerability that could allow remote code execution if the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine scans a specially crafted file. An attack...


LucidSound announces LS35X, the first headphones that connect natively to Xbox One

He replied: " Schedule looks very good right now, no issues ". Here are some of the top things we wanted to see at one of E3's biggest press conference this yea...


Tillerson, Lavrov to meet Wednesday

The meeting is an indication the Trump administration is working to keep lines of communication open on Syria, where Moscow has significant influence. Foreign M...


Injustice 2's First Tournaments Announced For PS4 Players Worldwide

For anyone not competing in the Injustice 2 Pro Series , these open online qualifier tournaments will be operated by the ESL and begin on June 4. The program...


Earthquake hits central Alaska, rising weekend count to 4

Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.2 natural disaster rattled the corner of British Columbia near the boundary with southeastern Alaska, waking people up and ...


Woman thrown into pool after complaining about noise

The Broward Sheriff's Office said they're looking into the incident that happened Saturday at the pool at the Players Place Townhomes on Champions Way. "If it g...


Air Force's X-37B lands at KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility

When the small craft's wheels touched down on the Shuttle Landing Facility runway just before 8 a.m., it marked the first time that a spacecraft landed at Kenne...


US Air Force's Mysterious Space Plane Lands

The X-37B program "performs risk reduction, experimentation, and concept-of-operations development for reusable space-vehicle technologies", the Air Force said ...


You can now upload Instagram photos from its mobile website

Users can now post from the mobile web version of Instagram. So if you don't have the app on your phone or can only access the social network from a mobile web ...


Uber setting up artificial intelligence lab in Toronto

In addition to the new AI research team, Uber will also invest $5 million in the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a nonprofit organization that i...


Samsung flags stronger earnings from chips, phones

Operating profit for the quarter was 9.9 trillion won the company said, confirming preliminary numbers released earlier this month. The firm has also come u...


Travel ban opponents demonstrate at courthouse

Trump's first executive order, a week into his presidency, unleashed chaos at airports, mass protests in the USA and worldwide, condemnation from a broad spectr...


Senate confirms Wilson as Air Force secretary

U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Nominee Heather Wilson testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, as a part of the confirmation process in Washingto...


Speaker Ryan: On Trump's Offshore Drilling & Pro-Energy Executive Orders

President Donald Trump's administration is going to review the five-year oil drilling plan that put the Atlantic Coast off limits, potentially reopening a fig...


Prey Speedrunner Finishes Game in Under 45 Minutes

In DraQu's video, he manages to cut that time by.... a lot. Presentation is impressive - you really get a sense of how massive the space station is as you exp...


OnePlus 5 Name is Confirmed, Phone Arrives This Summer

But OnePlus says that the OnePlus 5 was inspired by former National Basketball Association player Robert Horry's jersey number. The company claims that the ...


Women march against Maduro government in Venezuela

The president says they are seeking a violent coup with US support, and is setting up a "constituent assembly" super body to shake up public powers, change the ...


Only 7 U.S. diplomats are at United Nations climate talks this week

Demonstrators say they will try to block the building's entrance as they amplify the demand that Trump commit to "staying in the Paris Agreement, fully commit...


Republicans, Democrats shamefully treat health care vote like a sporting contest

The bill has provoked widespread condemnation as hospital associations, consumers and insurers have said the new proposals would make health care less affor...