• All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions
All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions

Now in a player-coach role at Harlequins, with over 17 years in the game, Jones' knowledge of the sport is unrivalled and he gives his expert insight to ESPN. On that day in Cape Town, Shaw had been selected at the expense of Alun Wyn Jones but I would not drop my former Wales teammate for Saturday's Test in Wellington.

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  • GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage by 22 Million
GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage by 22 Million

The cost estimate will help determine whether Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be able to muster enough support to pass Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare by his planned deadline at the end of this week. Trump had called the House bill "mean" and asked Senate Republicans to come up with " more generous" legislation...

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  • UK Parliament investigates cyber attack on user accounts
UK Parliament investigates cyber attack on user accounts

This meant MPs and other staff were unable to access their accounts remotely, but IT services within the parliament building continued to functional normally. Staff at the U.K. Parliament remain hampered after a cyberattack that compromised about 90 lawmakers' email accounts. The parliament.uk domain emails - together with file sharing and storag...

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  • Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks
Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

Modi's supporters were full of optimism on Trump's election, both leaders being pro-business populists. The two leaders will spend four hours together which includes a discussion with their delegations in the Cabinet Room, a cocktail reception hosted by Vice-President Mike Pence followed by dinner at the White House .

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  • Serpentine-Jarrahdale fastest growing region in Australia:Census
Serpentine-Jarrahdale fastest growing region in Australia:Census

The number of over 65s increased by almost 665,000 people in 2016, but the average age of Asian immigrants is typically much younger, helping to steady the rise. Older age groups, particularly those aged 65 years and over, were more likely to report Christianity. "Almost half of all Australians are either born overseas or have one parent born overs...

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  • Mobile achieves 741 Mbps speed with unlicensed spectrum
Mobile achieves 741 Mbps speed with unlicensed spectrum

T-Mobile may be battling it out with competitors like AT&T and Verizon in a race to deploy License Assisted Access technology, but the Un-carrier has already beaten them to the punch with a different unlicensed boost: LTE-U. "LAA is the the latest example of how T-Mobile is innovating the way forward". The carrier will add small cells with LA...

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  • Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 11)
Doctor Who (Series 10, Episode 11)

Because it wasn't just that we were witnessing the genesis of the Mondasian Cybermen that was frightening, it was also the reveal that Bill ( Pearl Mackie ) had been converted into one after being shot through the chest. Aboard a 400 mile-long ship teetering on the edge of a black hole, time moves far more slowly at one end than it does at the ...

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  • Aston Martin electric car goes limited edition after LeEco exit
Aston Martin electric car goes limited edition after LeEco exit

A few concept sketches have been released, but it's a fair assumption that the RapidE will follow the mould set out by the standard Rapide, and could be virtually identical on the face of it. Williams worked on the original RapidE concept back in 2015, and now supplies power guts to the Formula E racing series. The electric RapidE has been of...

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  • Anthem Paying Record $115M to Settle Data Breach Suit
Anthem Paying Record $115M to Settle Data Breach Suit

When the cyberattack was discovered, Anthem offered two years of credit monitoring and identity protection services to all individuals whose data may have been impacted. Those who already have such services to help alert them if their account details are being abused can choose to receive their share of the settlement payment - thought to be around...

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  • CBO gives Senate's health care bill a failing grade
CBO gives Senate's health care bill a failing grade

So Republican senators like Susan Collins and Dean Heller who said they could not vote for a bill that would deny "tens of millions of Americans" health coverage have no particular reason to prefer this bill more than its "mean" House counterpart.

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  • Illinois House GOP narrows focus on non-budget issues
Illinois House GOP narrows focus on non-budget issues

Speaker Madigan says one problem remains, figuring out how to create revenue for the state which both sides of the aisle are continuing to negotiate on. Rauner tried to fight the empire in Springfield but was stymied every step of the way. Democrats would have the property tax freeze limited to two years, while Republicans would extend it to ...

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  • Great Barrier Reef too valuable to fail
Great Barrier Reef too valuable to fail

A new report commissioned by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation argues the reef is worth an estimated $42.4 billion in USA dollars. "We know the frequency and intensity of coral bleaching events will continue to increase as temperatures rise", said Dr.

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 4 million sales, hits $100M in revenue
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 4 million sales, hits $100M in revenue

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has soundly outsold AAA games such as Mass Effect: Andromeda and Horizon: Zero Dawn . If you need another indicator of the popularity of PUBG , it's now the fourth most-played game on Steam , trailing only DOTA 2 , CS: GO , and Payday 2 .

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  • Verizon Completes Yahoo Deal, Marissa Mayer Exits
Verizon Completes Yahoo Deal, Marissa Mayer Exits

The sale to Verizon included Yahoo's core assets, which Verizon will merge with AOL into an internet company called Oath . In this regard, Verizon Media and Telematics President Marni Walden commented: "The close of this transaction represents a critical step in growing the global scale needed for our digital media company".

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  • The Nintendo Switch Could See an Influx of Wii U Titles
The Nintendo Switch Could See an Influx of Wii U Titles

The most obvious Wii U to Nintendo Switch port would be Super Smash Bros . The Nintendo Switch isn't capable of 4K, and the company doesn't seem to have a problem with that. Will multi-platform titles that offer online multiplayer on PC and consoles also offer that on the Nintendo Switch? "We also hope people watching this game for the...

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  • JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

Now, thanks to 450 million more copies of the first book and six others, Harry Potter and his friends are known around the world . Today marks the 20 anniversary of the first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (Sorcerer's in the U.S.) Stone , being published.

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  • Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday
Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday

All Blacks captain Kieran Read, who was singled out by Hansen as one of the major contributors to New Zealand's win, said his teammates would have no trouble refocusing on Wellington after Saturday's success. Replacements L Apisai, C Eves, M Kainga, J Blackwell, R Prinsep, K Hauiti-Parapara, W Goosen, C Jane. "We know how physical they ar...

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  • A Key Republican Just Came Out Against the Senate Health Care Bill
A Key Republican Just Came Out Against the Senate Health Care Bill

America First Policies also plans to run cable and digital ads after Democratic senators in West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, North Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Indiana, and Montana, a spokeswoman for the group said Monday. "This is about the health, well-being, and economic security of families, children and adults with disabilities, and older Hoosier...

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  • Alaska Air offers charter flight for solar eclipse viewing
Alaska Air offers charter flight for solar eclipse viewing

For most eclipse-chasers, sky conditions loom as the biggest uncertainty in deciding where to go. While the weather in the Northwest can be volatile and potentially ruin the views, Alaska Airlines is not giving Mother Nature the opportunity and will transport passengers above the clouds to around 35,000 feet in elevation.

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  • New Features arriving on Facebook Messenger
New Features arriving on Facebook Messenger

There are four updates in total, adding tools for video chats, including new filters to allow you to express your emotions clearer to your friends - they range from lighting changes such as sepia-type overlays and can give you an opportunity to express your mood accurately.

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  • BMW X3 M40i Packs 355 HP and Launch Control
BMW X3 M40i Packs 355 HP and Launch Control

Once upon a time, success for a German luxury brand required a world-class compact sedan . Well, BMW aren't really known for doing things by halves, and the X3 isn't about to change that. Undoubtedly, the headline act will be the introduction of X3 into the M Performance stable, with confirmation that a wicked M40i will be available, packing a...

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  • Louis to be removed by Friday
Louis to be removed by Friday

That group indisputably paid for the memorial and its installation in Forest Park more than a century ago, but the museum pointed to something previously unnoticed: a 1912 city ordinance that assigned maintenance for the memorial to the Daughters of the Confederacy.

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  • Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast
Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast

It said no coastal watches or warnings are in effect. Parts of Mexico's Pacific coast were already hit by Tropical Storm Calvin earlier this month. Dora, originally formed as Tropical Depression Four-E on Saturday night before being elevated to tropical storm status early Sunday, is tracking parallel to the coast over 200 miles off Cabo Corrien...

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  • Mac Miller Calls Ariana Grande an 'Adorable Pure Soul' on Her Birthday
Mac Miller Calls Ariana Grande an 'Adorable Pure Soul' on Her Birthday

Thank you for loving me so good. We're officially obsessed with thigh-high boots for summer, worn with oversize sweatshirts of course. I think it's supposed to be "so well" but I don't care. The chart topper recently wrapped her world tour, and thanked her fans for their incredible support. Mac and Ariana performed together during the One Lo...

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  • May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit
May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called them "a good start". She will seek to reassure her fellow leaders of her commitment to a fair Brexit deal for both sides by presenting an overview of the UK's intentions regarding the estimated 3.2 million European Union citizens now living in Britain.

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  • Amazon's Echo has dropped to an all-time low of $130
Amazon's Echo has dropped to an all-time low of $130

You can ask for anything and the Echo will give you a proper respond. By expanding the newly launched calling and messaging capabilities of Amazon Echo devices , Amazon is now allowing you to talk between the numerous Echo devices you may have throughout your house, intercom style.

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  • SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

The rocket has been a game-changer for SpaceX as with reusable technology, SpaceX has managed to reduce cost of missions. It is the only company that has "recovered, refurbished and then re-flown an orbital class rocket", writes News18.

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  • Naby Keita keen to leave RB Leipzig but German club demanding £70million
Naby Keita keen to leave RB Leipzig but German club demanding £70million

According to the Guardian's Ed Aarons, momentum behind a move for the Guinea global is building again, but the German side's asking price is proving to be a massive stumbling block. Meanwhile, the pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is ongoing despite the threat of a Premier League charge for an alleged illegal approach by the Premier...

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  • Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows
Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows

The social media giant reportedly wants to produce content that avoids politics, news and nudity, the edgier subjects that have often pushed shows from HBO, Showtime and Netflix into popularity. Perhaps mindful of ongoing criticism around the platform's role in the spread of fake news and its stance on moderation , Facebook will apparently s...

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  • Security flax discovered in Intel's processors
Security flax discovered in Intel's processors

Symptoms can include application and system misbehaviour, data corruption, data loss and voting Donald Trump. These are: the 6th and 7th generation Intel Core processors (desktop, embedded, mobile and HEDT), their related server processors (such as Xeon v5 and Xeon v6), as well as select Intel Pentium processor models.

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  • Despite 'extreme weather,' SpaceX completed back-to-back Falcon 9 missions
Despite 'extreme weather,' SpaceX completed back-to-back Falcon 9 missions

SpaceX first reused a Falcon 9 first stage on March 30, during the successfullaunch of the SES-10 communications satellite . So far, Iridium has only contracted new, unused rockets from SpaceX to place its constellation of satellites.

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  • Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC
Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC

Since both of the systems rely on upscaling games to 4K, it's a fitting comparison. When asked by PC Gamer whether this could also extend to PC, Xbox boss Phil Spencer suggested this could well be the case. Newsbeat got the opinions of four key people at E3 in Los Angeles to tell us whether this will be an instant game changer, a slow success o...

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  • Fire at air station injures 2 Marines working on aircraft
Fire at air station injures 2 Marines working on aircraft

According to a corresponding statement sent by the F-35 Joint Program Office, the JPO isolated the root cause and generated a software fix. "The F-35B represents the future of Marine Corps tactical aviation", the statement said. The unidentified victims belong to a Marine Corps reserve unit based out of Fort Worth, Texas. For example, part of t...

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  • Apple Has Officially Ended 32-Bit App Support In iOS 11
Apple Has Officially Ended 32-Bit App Support In iOS 11

The tech company introduced its new iOS , iOS 11 , at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, and the new update comes packed with upgrades that'll make it even better to use your iPhone and iPad . If you have one of the older iPhone models, you'll either have to live with the bugs and glitches, or update to a newer version ...

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  • Anonymous believes NASA is poised to announce discovery of aliens
Anonymous believes NASA is poised to announce discovery of aliens

They also said that there is a book by NASA as a protocol for alien contact titled Archaeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication. The group quoted him as saying: 'Our civilisation is on the verge of discovering evidence of alien life in the cosmos.

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