Sci-tech

Thousands gather for funeral for student detained in N.Korea

The funeral service for Warmbier will be held Thursday morning at Warmbier's alma mater, Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio , and will be open to the publi...


DHS officials: Russian Federation targeted 21 states' election systems during the 2016 election

So far at issue: former national security adviser Mike Flynn's multiple undisclosed meetings with Russian officials and senior adviser Jared Kushner's proposal ...


Microsoft official premiere of the new Xbox One X

Microsoft updated the Xbox One a year ago with the Xbox One S , a white redesign of the original black console that reduced its size by 40 percent. The new ...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

Satellite and radar imagery show shower and thunderstorm activity along the Gulf Coast. Areas farther north into MS and Alabama could receive these amounts ...


Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

It is forecast to reach southeastern Arkansas early Friday and Tennessee later that day, the NHC said. Up to 4 inches of rain fell Tuesday in New Orleans...


Destiny 2 Weapons Won't Have Recoil on PC

What's unique about emblems in Destiny 2 is that, in addition to branding a player's gamertag in a fireteam, they now brand the character inventory screen a...


"The Bad Batch" makes Burning Man look like your grandma's tea party

The British actress, model and photographer Suki Waterhouse stars as Arlen, a human discard who's given the heave-ho and told that "no person within the ter...


Otto Warmbier's Death: A Timeline of What Happened to the US Student

Doctors had described his condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. It's only s...


Ohio community mourns Otto Warmbier today

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office conducted only an external examination Warmbier's body. One of his former school counselors, who was attending the funera...


Senate Republicans' Obamacare Repeal Bill

US Senate Republicans have released their long-awaited bill to dismantle much of Barack Obama's healthcare law - but ran into trouble as four GOP senators...


Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

The storm mostly passed west of New Orleans , which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On Wednesday morning, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards dec...


Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

It will mark the first time since 1979 that a total eclipse will be visible in the contiguous United States since 1979, and the first to appear coast to coast s...


Cameroon's Aboubakar lets Australia off hook at Confed Cup

The Socceroos had coach Ange Postecoglou's expansive approach placed under the microscope, with defensive vulnerabilities again on show, and man-of-the-matc...


Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached

BP plc , Royal Dutch Shell plc and Total SA are among the corporate founders of the Climate Leadership Council , an advocacy group to replace some USA en...


Ronaldo summoned to answer questions on tax fraud

Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outsi...


Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel

Pence's communications director Jarrod Agen said in a statement. The vice president made his final decision earlier this week. US and Central American offic...


Southwest United States braces for heat wave

Extreme temperatures in the Sacramento, California, area, where the high hit 105 on Tuesday and was expected to reach 108 on Wednesday, expanded moisture in...


Valve's upcoming VR controller tracks all of your fingers

The most immediate point of interest is that Knuckles eschews the stick-like design of the original Vive controllers for something closer to Oculus Touch. It al...


Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

The coach added that his team had always been ready to do all required of them, praising the players for their doggedness. Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez...


CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups

Considering the social network's rapid expansion, the company is also changing its mission. "I believe we have a responsibility to do more - not just connect th...


Wind, solar projects to lead to three lakh new jobs

For the past three years, CEEW and NRDC have annually surveyed India s solar and wind project developers, and now manufacturers, to collect accurate, market-b...


The US and China began talks on North Korea

North Korea revealed on May 7 that Kim Hak-song had been detained on charges such as espionage and crimes against the state, making him the third American now b...


Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln in Spanish tax fraud case

I will always defend Cristiano as a person and as a footballer. United have denied suggestions they have had preliminary talks with Lewandowski's representati...


Ronaldo set to settle Spanish tax bill

They added that Mourinho had already dealt with questions raised by tax authorities in 2015, settling issues with his 2011 and 2012 filings and reaching a settl...


Ring and Arlo Show Off Their Amazon Echo Show Video Integrations

One of those promised use cases was the ability to watch your smart home's cameras, Amazon had said. Thanks to an Amazon developers kit, we now have a good id...


Ubisoft's pirate ship game Skull & Bones has a narrative campaign, too

However, considering that For Honor , another PvP-focused Ubisoft title, was also touted as having a meaty story, we're going to wait and see how extensive Sk...


Brexit dominates Queen Elizabeth II's speech

When Elizabeth II rolled up to the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday, she did so without numerous trappings that typically attend the Queen's Speech . Inste...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall near Lake Charles

Fire and EMS crews arrived and attempted resuscitation, but their efforts were unsuccessful. First responders declared the boy dead on the scene, according ...


Uber CEO Taking 'Undetermined' Leave From the Company

He also says he is responsible for the company's current situation and needs to become a better leader. The rumors were correct: Uber CEO Travis Kalani...


Stop everything, because McDonald's now delivers in the UK

The new service, aptly titled McDelivery, is being trialled across London, Nottingham and Leeds this month, thanks to a new partnership between McDonald's and...


Rihanna DMs breakup advice to heartbroken fan and, honestly, we're pretty jealous

Bye, Shakespeare. You're no longer relevant. Its Facebook "about us" explains, "Barstool Sports consists of a bunch of average Joes, who like most guys, love sp...


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

But after a tumultuous start to 2017, Uber's fate only worsened. March 19 - Uber's president of ride-sharing, Jeff Jones, quits abruptly . Holder's r...


Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

Forecasters at the NHC have issued tropical storm warnings from San Luis Pass, TX, to the Alabama-Florida border. Cindy was expected to come ashore near the ...


Central Texas expecting minimal impact from Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to make landfall to Louisiana and Texas early Thursday morning and weaken to a tropical depression Thursday afternoon. Thursda...


'Matter of when not if' Experts warn of DEVASTATING asteroid strike

Queen's University is also a partner in the Pan-STARRS project in Hawai'i - the most successful asteroid hunter now in operation, as well as the Large Synopt...