• Should the Senate fast-track its health care bill?
Should the Senate fast-track its health care bill?

And she says cutting Medicaid will cost health care jobs, could force rural hospitals to close and eventually cause private insurance premiums to rise. Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are so far not saying if they back a new Senate health care proposal repealing much of Barack Obama's health care law and imposing big cuts to Medicaid ...

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  • Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana
Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana

Many will still see thunderstorm activity during the afternoon, though we'll begin to see the heaviest rain exit the Tri-State from west to east. It will be sticky outside as the storms hang around. NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Cindy in infrared light to identify areas of strongest storms and the Global Precipitation Measureme...

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  • Imagination Decides to Sell Itself After Losing Apple's Business
Imagination Decides to Sell Itself After Losing Apple's Business

The news that Apple was to stop using the British company's graphics technology in its products came after the iPad maker said it was working on "separate, independent" graphics technology and would therefore be "reducing its future reliance" on Imagination.

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  • Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached
Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached

A recent study by the U.S. Treasury Department concluded a carbon "tax and dividend" plan would yield the most benefit to lower-income Americans. Is an worldwide policy institute founded in collaboration with a who's who of business, opinion, and environmental leaders to promote a carbon dividends framework as the most cost-effective, equitab...

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  • What Canadians can expect during the solar eclipse on August 21
What Canadians can expect during the solar eclipse on August 21

PST. The sun will not know about the eclipse. You can buy special solar eclipse glasses around town. The total eclipse will be visible in Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, NASA says.

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  • Google Doodle lets you create visual music
Google Doodle lets you create visual music

Fischinger's short film An Optical Poem, 1938 was made entirely with paper in stop-motion fashion. Today's Google Doodle is meant to pay homage to his work while letting you get a taste of what it's like to compose your own visual music. The doodle also opens with a Fischinger's famous quote: "Music is not limited to the world of sound". Each fra...

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  • Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral
Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

A rabbi officiated at the service, which was closed to news media. The South Koreans actually over many decades have seen thousands and thousands of their citizens abducted and held in the North, and six are being held right now just within recent months and years.

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  • Australia and Cameroon in 1-1 Confederations Cup draw
Australia and Cameroon in 1-1 Confederations Cup draw

Australia's coach Ange Postecoglou has not finalised the team he will use in the match between Cameroon and Australia . The first 20 minutes were nearly disastrous and if we didn't have a bit of luck on our side, we could have been 3-0 down.

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  • CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups
CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups

The social network is facing increasing pressure to address them head on. "People are basically good", Zuckerberg said on Thursday at Facebook's inaugural Communities Summit , a meeting for administrators of Facebook groups, in Chicago.

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  • Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates
Blizzard is Tweaking Overwatch Loot Boxes to Drop Less Duplicates

Any seasoned Overwatch player knows the feels of buying a new loot box and getting excited over a legendary item only to have it be a duplicate. Under the new system, the dev team has "drastically" reduced the chance of duplicates appearing when players open new loot boxes.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Spanish prosecutor also filed a complaint against former Real Madrid and current Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for tax fraud. The Portuguese superstar's future at the Bernabeu has been thrown into doubt after accusations he defrauded the Spanish tax authorities out of 14.7million euros (£12.9million).

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  • Metroid Prime 4 presumedly scheduled for release in 2018
Metroid Prime 4 presumedly scheduled for release in 2018

But we know Retro is working on another big project. The announcement of Pokemon was literally just a dude from the Pokemon Company saying they are making a game for the Switch . "We've announced a nice lineup through this year, and next year we have some big games coming with Metroid 4 ", Nintendo's Charlie Scibetta told GamesBeat .

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  • Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement
Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

While fulfilling a crucial campaign promise, the decision sparked a wave of anger and dismay at home and also a chorus of disapproval overseas. In the space of five days, he spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel .

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  • Google ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and older versions
Google ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and older versions

And more importantly, you are probably familiar with the paper bag icon with the beloved Bugdroid on it: Google's very own app store before it was rebranded. Then again, side loading should continue to work. In fact, the version of the app store that is carried on the old mobile devices is said to be the pre-Google Play.

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

He will remain on the Uber Technologies Inc. board. Despite recent turmoil, Uber's business is growing. Kalanick, in a statement, said he has "accepted a group of investors' request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight".

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  • Uber Unveils '180 Days Of Change,' Starting With Enabling Driver Tips
Uber Unveils '180 Days Of Change,' Starting With Enabling Driver Tips

The tipping option , long available in the app of arch rival Lyft , will become part of its app in the Miami area and all other USA cities by the end of July . Uber is adding this feature as part of its 180 days of change program. The rest of country's drivers will have access to this feature by the end of July.

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  • Senior Uber exec Emil Michael is out
Senior Uber exec Emil Michael is out

Uber is struggling with legal issues and internal woes, with not only the corporate leadership being called into question, but also its foray into self-driving automobile technology that had come under a lawsuit from Alphabet's Waymo. Now, Kalanick is reportedly thinking about a leave of absence, though that may not be tied to any report. He has ...

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  • Kalanick Resigns from Uber
Kalanick Resigns from Uber

The resignation comes after several months of bruising scandals that arose from the company's famously hard-charging workplace culture, which many say is reflective of Kalanick himself. Outside experts said the only way to change Uber's culture was for Kalanick to step aside. Former Attorney General Eric Holder conducted one of the probes, finding ...

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  • Uber CEO Quits: Safety Issues Remain Unaddressed?
Uber CEO Quits: Safety Issues Remain Unaddressed?

One of the five investors included venture capital firm Benchmark, and one of its partners, Bill Gurley, is on the company's board. If, in fact, that the only reason Kalanick was removed was because of Uber's declining business model, a fact merely complicated by the exposure of otherwise acceptably repugnant behavior, then perhaps no lessons will ...

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  • Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata
Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata

Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against the current Manchester United manager on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. "I have not talked with him yet, but I will talk with him in the upcoming days". He was alleged to have defrauded the tax authority for a sum of 14.7 million Euros.

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  • Rafael Nadal : Player eyes 10th French Open with injury misery in mind
Rafael Nadal : Player eyes 10th French Open with injury misery in mind

Although Nadal had struggled with fitness for 3 years after winning the French Open title. I'm going to have doubts even in a few days, because in tennis every week is a new story and that's part of the lovely thing of our sport. However, the most important thing is being one of the top four seeds (especially with Roger Federer's seed now unk...

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  • Sprint's Virgin finally re-emerges with iPhone-only strategy
Sprint's Virgin finally re-emerges with iPhone-only strategy

Virgin Mobile on Wednesday announced its new approach to the wireless industry: Go iPhone-only, offer a year's worth of service for $1, and perks from other Virgin companies. Virgin Mobile, on the other hand, has one glaring qualification: iPhones are the only phones that qualify. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said past year the company would pull b...

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  • Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO of Uber
Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO of Uber

Travis Kalanick , co-founder of the U.S. transportation network company Uber , during the opening of the Digital Life Design (DLD) Conference in Munich, southern Germany on January 18, 2015. Travis Kalanick , the founder of Uber , released a statement as well. He will continue to serve on Uber's board, according to a statement Uber's board ...

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  • David Harris reportedly has two-year deal with New England Patriots
David Harris reportedly has two-year deal with New England Patriots

Darron Lee and Sheldon Richardson, both of whom were very close to the likeable Harris , expressed sadness at his forced departure. Harris , 33, the Jets' longest-tenured player, was blindsided by his Jets release. So when Harris hit the open market, it made total sense for the Patriots to check him out. There was certainly no visit given...

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  • Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Mr. Kalanick, 40, consulted with at least one Uber board member and after hours of discussions with some of the investors, he agreed to step down. Customer Pat Mastandrea said Uber's service is as good as ever. "Clearly there was a bad workplace culture. awful enough for a lot of these people who are highly competent individuals to want to go",...

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  • Bucks man defies bosses' shorts ban & turns up in a dress
Bucks man defies bosses' shorts ban & turns up in a dress

Moments after turning up to work, Barge was sent home to change. "Due to the extremely warm temperatures now, it has been agreed that. gentlemen in the office are permitted to wear 3/4 length shorts", the email read. Barge, a call centre worker from Buckinghamshire, turned up to work on Monday 19 June wearing a pair of tailored navy blue shorts a...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Wednesday's games put Mexico and Portugal in the driver's seat in the Group A battle to reach the semifinals. Russian Federation did eventually begin to press for an equalizer, although always appeared vulnerable to Portuguese counter-attacks, with Ronaldo going close with a header.

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  • LA Noire Might Be Getting A Remaster
LA Noire Might Be Getting A Remaster

Rockstar's crime thriller, L.A. Noire, could be getting the remaster treatment, according to rumours. A further tweet from Direct-Feed Games indicated a release would be expected in late summer 2017. The earlier rumours indicated a later Summer 2017 release date, but with such a large slate of titles expected to be released in the second half of 20...

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  • Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win
Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Both teams are yet to win in the competition and must get the three points from the encounter. "We lose, you lose, everyone loses". "Everyone is incredibly disappointed in the changing room and we feel we should have got more", said Hudson.

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  • Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'
Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'

In 2013, Otto Warmbier spoke before his graduating high school class. The activist, who said North Korean officials have told him directly of their concerns, spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect his identity. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information. "No conclu...

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  • Pokemon GO Gets New Raid Battle Feature
Pokemon GO Gets New Raid Battle Feature

According to Business Insider , the new gyms will only allow one Pokemon species and the controlling team's Pokemon would fill in six slots. You will receive a notification when the Pokemon returns home from the gym informing you how many coins you have collected.

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  • Jaguar confirms new compact E-Pace SUV
Jaguar confirms new compact E-Pace SUV

While you could be forgiven for thinking the E-designation implies the use of electrons, it's not to be confused with the all-electric I-Pace also due next year. This means the auto will share its design and styling with the F-Pace and the judging from the test mules seen so far. And while taller vehicles like these generally lean more when corneri...

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  • Environmentalists Query Oil Giant's Support For Carbon Tax
Environmentalists Query Oil Giant's Support For Carbon Tax

Fossil fuel sellers are under pressure since nearly 200 countries have globally recognized the dangers of climate change. The Climate Leadership Council , which helped assemble the unusual coalition, ran an advertisement in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that described the proposal as "pro-environment, pro-growth, pro-jobs, pro-competitive...

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  • Mexico 2-1 New Zealand
Mexico 2-1 New Zealand

It is fair to say that in a match with Mexico , Portugal was more concerned about restraining an opponent than about an attack. They will be eager to make things right while playing Mexico , but that is likely to be an uphill task for them.

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  • 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Kicks Off Tuesday Night With $5.5M
'Transformers: The Last Knight' Kicks Off Tuesday Night With $5.5M

The movie gives us a history lesson on the Transformers , and in typical fashion for director Michael Bay , it delivers even more stunts and explosions than ever! The last two " Transformers " movies grossed over $1 billion at theaters.

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