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Friday weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the 70s

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Today will be warm and breezy, with winds gusting as high as 20 miles per hour. The first round of sh...


How an ancient methane 'blow-out' caused massive craters in the ocean

Scientists have discovered hundreds of craters in the Arctic Ocean and other locations that they think came from explosions of pent-up methane beneath the E...


Google Home Aims To Beat Amazon Lex and Apple's Siri

The tech giant typically unveils the fresh version of iOS during WWDC and then runs it through developer testing until around September when it pushes it out ...


Bloomberg to give $15 million for USA share of Climate pact

The Paris deal "really put an extraordinary burden on the American economy while allowing some countries around the world like China and India to literally go...


Supporters cheer Trump at 'Pittsburgh, not Paris' rally outside White House

The United States has declared it will be the only nation that acts so as to deny the effect of man-made climate change . The largest of the many U.S. Mark...


Maine politicians react to U.S. withdrawal from Paris accord

Trump argued that if the US stayed in the climate agreement , it would put the country "at a permanent disadvantage". The move was denounced by leaders aro...


Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match

The score stood at 7-6 (5) 5-7 4-3. Williams, who turns 37 this month, earned all of those titles at Wimbledon or the U.S. Open. His best result came in 2014 ...


2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

Muguruza has failed to make the final of a single tournament since beating Serena Williams to win her maiden grand slam last June. PARIS (AP) - Garbin...


Won't judge Trump for exiting Paris accord

Trump's suggestion that the nearly 200-nation agreement could be renegotiated was rejected by the chancellor's chief of staff, Peter Altmaier. Putin also sai...


Business leaders bash Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord

In Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron turned Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan on its head, saying in a rare English-language statement...


Trump climate deal: US can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

But the Steel City is hardly in Trump's corner on this one. Citing research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the president said that ev...


Willie Walsh praises British Airways bosses after IT meltdown

PASSENGERS who are claiming compensation after the travel chaos caused by British Airways " power problems last weekend are being "passed from pillar to post',...


Brothers in arms: Curry pays tribute to Iverson in NBA Finals

In Game 1 of the NBA Finals , the Warriors threw everyone they could to stop it. As he did in game four of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State War...


Report car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Armed officers flooded the busy area of the city after a van struck multiple people on the bridge. Witnesses said people ran into a bar to seek shelter. "Ever...


Real Madrid win Champions League

Behind him the Real Madrid supporters were raucously celebrating their third goal and their second in the space of three minutes, flooring Juventus and leavin...


A breakthrough for solar power in Arizona

Power-producing wind turbines appeared on the Lake Erie waterfront and across the nation. Where Mr. Trump is out to lunch is coal. So the energy companies her...


Author of MIT climate study says Trump got it wrong

Bloomberg Philanthropies said Friday it will pull together $15 million to "support the operations" of the United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change...


London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

Today's were the third terror attack to strike the United Kingdom this year, after a man drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in March and...


Samsung Galaxy S8 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Special Edition launched in China

More so, the latest news that is buzzing about the Galaxy Note 8 might just be the best we've had so far. While the flagship Galaxy S8 devices lack the fron...


Behind Raucous Home Crowd, Preds Take Game Three from Penguins

The Nashville defence four of Roman Josi , Ryan Ellis, P.K. Subban and Mattias Ekholm managed in Game 3 what they managed in Game 1 in defeat. That trio ...


'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Sanctifying a weaker USA pledge would have violated the principle of "progression" that lies at the heart of the Paris Agreement - while countries pick their ow...


Global reaction: Trump pulls United States out of Paris Agreement on climate change

Also on Thursday, The New York Times cited a letter from Mr Bloomberg to UN Secretary-General António Guterres in which the businessman said other elements ...


Ancient Mars lake had microbe-friendly conditions

A new report co-led by Roger Wiens of the Los Alamos National Laboratory doesn't confirm that living organisms took root on the red planet, but it does paint ...


Hundreds of Juventus Fans Injured in Stampede in Turin

The Italian side would go on to lose the match to a rampaging Real Madrid powered by Cristiano Ronaldo's brace for a record 12th Champions League title . A w...


Dems Agree with Putin, Communist China on Paris Climate Change Agreement

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the us pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the USA has a "terrific record" of ...


Six killed and three attackers shot dead in attacks on central London

The police said there were casualties there, with more than one person dead, and witnesses reported seeing a bearded man with a large knife. Police sa...


Cristiano Ronaldo hits back after Champions League win

Cristiano Ronaldo's double helped Real Madrid retain the Champions League in surprisingly comprehensive fashion, wrapping up an historic 12th continental cro...


Family in Mumbai roots for Leo Varadkar

With Indian-origin minister Leo Varadkar being widely tipped to become the next Prime Minister of Ireland, his family in Mumbai is much elated and praying f...


SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Liftoff From Kennedy Space Center

Saturday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Neither the rocket nor the previously flown capsule, filled. For now, with the CRS-11 Dragon is in s...


Apple app developers, many of them Indians, earned over $70 billion

Over the past year alone, downloads from the app store have grown over 70%. One stat I'd be particularly interested in seeing is how that $70 billion breaks d...


LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves From Merging Black Holes For Third Time

Black holes are a little camera shy with being so massive that even light can't escape their gravity and whatnot. "This energy is released in a very short sp...


Apple's Siri Speaker Reportedly Enters Production Phase

The smart home speaker market is becoming increasingly more competitive with Google Inc.'s Home and the newly launched Essential Home from Android founder...


Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 bn

Apple has started manufacturing its long-rumored smart speaker, and it could start shipping the gadget later this year, according to a published report . Whil...


Nadal storms into French Open third round

Djokovic regained his composure to pass a stamina test - as he has done so many times over the years - to reach the fourth round and it was notable that he made...


Will Sehwag be a good cricket coach?

There have been reports that Kohli and Kumble were not seeing eye to eye after the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) chose to advertise for t...