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HD Kumaraswamy Becomes Karnataka Chief Minister For Second Time HD Kumaraswamy Becomes Karnataka Chief Minister For Second Time
- May 24, 2018

The ceremony, which was attended by a battery of political dignitaries, including United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi , Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, was nothing short of show of unity of the opposition parties, one year ahead of general elections. (more...)
North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site
- May 23, 2018

Punggye-ri has been the site of all six of the North's nuclear tests, the latest and by far the most powerful in September a year ago, which Pyongyang said was an H-bomb. Sending the North Koreans home would be an extraordinary move, though not entirely unprecedented. Previous similar gestures by the North have been rapidly reversed when the worldwide mood soured. (more...)
Paul Ryan Supports IG Probe of FBI's Spying on Trump Campaign Paul Ryan Supports IG Probe of FBI's Spying on Trump Campaign
- May 23, 2018

Trump asked White House chief of staff John Kelly to set up the meeting, which comes after Justice officials have for months been reluctant to hand over any information on the matter to Republican members. "A lot of people are saying they had spies in my campaign", Trump told reporters during a meeting in the Oval Office with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (more...)
'13 Reasons Why' Showrunner Defends Controversial Rape Scene '13 Reasons Why' Showrunner Defends Controversial Rape Scene
- May 23, 2018

Characters such as Zach Dempsey (played by Ross Butler ) and Justin Foley (played by Brandon Flynn) who heavily contributed to Hannah's suicide are seen feeling enormous guilt and strive to make things right. "We would have liked to have 13 reasons for hope and redemption following the graphic suicide of the lead female teen character, but rather than providing a path forward, the season only provides cause for despondency". (more...)
Will Smith to work with Diplo on official World Cup song Will Smith to work with Diplo on official World Cup song
- May 22, 2018

The anthem of this year's world cup , to be held in Russian Federation, is produced by the American producer Diplo and will be released on May 25. He performs in Spanish or English, and a number of his tracks have garnered more than 1 billion views on YouTube . The World Cup is nearly here. Past anthems include Shakira's 'Waka Waka' at the 2010 World Cup and Pitbull alongside Jennifer Lopez's We are one (Ole Ola ) at the 2014 edition. (more...)
Miley Cyrus pranks Jimmy Kimmel with 'a full-on wrecking ball' Miley Cyrus pranks Jimmy Kimmel with 'a full-on wrecking ball'
- May 22, 2018

She brought a whole wrecking ball, hammer and wall to smash up on him as he lay asleep in bed and Miley , laughing at her wild former self asks Jimmy if he wants a lick of her sledgehammer, adding "it tastes really good, it's kind of my thing". (more...)
EPA blocks some media from Pruitt water contaminants summit EPA blocks some media from Pruitt water contaminants summit
- May 22, 2018

Administrator Scott Pruitt greeted a crowed of almost 200 at the agency's headquarters in Washington , D.C. The attendees were there for a national summit on polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances - also known as PFAS, a class of chemicals linked to potentially serious health impacts with long-term exposure. (more...)
F-35 stealth fighter sees first combat, in Israeli operation F-35 stealth fighter sees first combat, in Israeli operation
- May 22, 2018

The Israeli military also frequently bombs the Gaza Strip, with civilians being the main target of such attacks. Israel declared initial operational capability of the USA -made jet last December after receiving nine F-35s, with the rest 41 planes to be received to make two full squadrons by 2024. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury launches in China Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury launches in China
- May 22, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J6 has been launched in two variants: 4GB RAM and 64GB storage or 3GB RAM and 32GB storage . Thankfully Samsung has not skipped on any of the sensors and this means that the Galaxy S comes with Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic sensor and also a Pressure sensor. (more...)
Texas School Shooting Suspect Has Reportedly Confessed Texas School Shooting Suspect Has Reportedly Confessed
- May 21, 2018

He fired in her direction. "I felt - I've always kind of felt like eventually it was gonna happen here, too". She was treated at a hospital and spoke with a brown bandage wrapped around her wound. They also said he wore a trench coat to school on the day of shooting, when temperatures topped 32 degrees Celsius. Students said Pagourtzis was known for wearing a long black trench coat, unusual attire in a part of Texas that is often hot and humid. (more...)
First official 4K screenshots released for Call of Duty Black Ops 4 First official 4K screenshots released for Call of Duty Black Ops 4
- May 18, 2018

Instead, of the six versus six player experience of the previous Call of Duty games, Black Ops 4 will set its standard game mode to five versus five. The medic class can assist with healing on the fly, since healing has changed for Black Ops 4 , not being automatic like most Call of Duty titles, but must be done manually. (more...)
Chrome to make insecure site more obivous Chrome to make insecure site more obivous
- May 18, 2018

According to Google, they had previously refrained from using the red "not secure" badge simply because there were too many HTTP websites around, which would probably cause a bit of a panic if users kept seeing that the websites they visited were not secure. (more...)
New Nokia X6 model spotted online; possible global variant New Nokia X6 model spotted online; possible global variant
- May 18, 2018

We ask you to take this piece with a pinch of salt as the company did not reveal any details about the devices to be announced at the upcoming launch event. It features a 6-inch full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. MicroSD card expansion up to 256GB available in all models . The smartphone is backed by a 3060mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support. (more...)
Facebook founder to meet European Union parliament, but privately Facebook founder to meet European Union parliament, but privately
- May 18, 2018

The private, closed-door meeting will likely focus on how Facebook handles its users' data. "Our citizens deserve a full and detailed explanation", Tajani said in a statement posted on Twitter. That suggests he will avoid an uncomfortable public appearance and instead meet only with the legislature's top brass behind closed doors. However, Mark Zuckerberg is only set to attend a meeting behind closed doors, rather than face an open committee hearing. (more...)
The Division 2 set to launch within a year The Division 2 set to launch within a year
- May 17, 2018

The company recorded €1.7 billion (~$2 billion) in sales, up 18.6 percent year-over-year which is €96 million (~$113.2 million) higher than the revised target for the period. Annual back-catalog sales up 27.2% to €826.0 million (47.7% of total sales compared with 44.5% in 2016-17), confirming the increasingly recurring profile of the Group's business. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Box Art Reveals Exo Suits? Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Box Art Reveals Exo Suits?
- May 17, 2018

CharlieIntel spotted the art, which shows three characters, including one in the middle who appears to be wearing some kind of exo-suit. Don't forget to keep it here during the E3 2018 week, as we will also have hands-on game time with Call of Duty Black Ops 4 , and you'll be the first to know how the game plays, before it releases this October. (more...)
AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer
- May 17, 2018

We still don't know exactly when RED Hydrogen One pre-orders will start being fulfilled, let alone when sales are supposed to begin for new buyers, but both Verizon and AT&T are throwing their weight behind the mobile "4-View holographic" project. (more...)
Monzo now supports Apple Pay in its banking services Monzo now supports Apple Pay in its banking services
- May 17, 2018

Despite its innovative brand, it has taken a long time for the bank to support Apple's contactless mobile payments offering. Yesterday, another 30 U.S. Cue Monzo's Tom Blomfield waxing lyrical in a company statement about Apple's design and UX. Authorizing the purchase is as simple as scanning your fingerprint with Touch ID or looking at the display for Face ID on iPhone X. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins Today LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins Today
- May 17, 2018

The company has confirmed that key markets in Asia, Europe, the Americas will follow shortly thereafter. Its battery is 300mAh smaller than G7 ThinQ . "The LG G7 ThinQ , which upgraded basic features used frequently by all users, will provide people with a new level of convenience", LG said. Cameras are also rumoured to be similar with a pair of 16-megapixel sensors on the back and an 8-megapixel selfie snapper up front. (more...)
OnePlus 6 Durability Test Will Leave Fans Pleased OnePlus 6 Durability Test Will Leave Fans Pleased
- May 17, 2018

This happens to be the same score as the one that the OnePlus 5T achieved. Notably, the OnePlus 6 is the first flagship smartphone from the brand to come with an all-glass make. The rear glass panel also survived an extensive slaughter by a razor blade without it leaving a nick. The OnePlus 6's AMOLED panel survives about 20 seconds of the flame before being permanently marred, which isn't unexpected. (more...)
Elon Musk received the first Russian self charging iPhone X Elon Musk received the first Russian self charging iPhone X
- May 17, 2018

What's the buzz all about? The iPhone X Tesla is essentially an ornate gilded body for the regular phone, with the added ability to charge the phone with a solar panel and additional battery. The phones are engraved with the phrase "Made on Earth by humans", a nod to Musk using the phrase on a circuit board aboard the Tesla Roadster he launched into space on the back of his Falcon Heavy rocket. (more...)
E3 2018 Attendees Will Need to Register to Play Super Smash Bros E3 2018 Attendees Will Need to Register to Play Super Smash Bros
- May 17, 2018

Here's how it works: If you buy a ticket to E3 2018 by May 31 you'll get an email from the ESA-which organises E3-on June 5 with details on how you can reserve an electronic ticket to play. "This year our focus is on the upcoming Super Smash Bros . game, and we want as many people as possible to give it a try". "We're always looking to improve the ways people can maximize the fun they have with Nintendo at E3", said Doug Bowser , Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales ... (more...)
PUBG Mobile updated with new Miramar Map, progress missions, more PUBG Mobile updated with new Miramar Map, progress missions, more
- May 17, 2018

The PUBG Mobile Twitter released this video as a teaser of what players can expect. PUBG Mobile is absolutely free to download and play and you can grab it from the links which we've added below. Added Regions: now you can choose your region and flag. The region system will help with language-based chat channels, too. New in PUBG Mobile 0.5.0The short version of everything new in PUBG Mobile 0.5.0. (more...)
Xbox Adaptive Controller will be launching this year for $99.99 Xbox Adaptive Controller will be launching this year for $99.99
- May 17, 2018

To open up gaming to more people who might normally miss out, Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a versatile new device that can be connected to a range of different accessories to cater to different players' specific needs. (more...)
Codemasters Reveals F1 2018 Release Date Codemasters Reveals F1 2018 Release Date
- May 17, 2018

We will look at Codemasters F1 2017 in a PC graphics performance and PC gamer way. It seems like the folks at Codemasters agree. I say revealed, that sounds very theatrical as if they have just popped up beside me with a bunch of fans made from colourful feathers and then slowly shimmied them away to leave the date "Friday 24th August 2018" in sparkly glitter letters hanging in the air. (more...)
Lord & Taylor shopping site launching on Walmart.com Lord & Taylor shopping site launching on Walmart.com
- May 17, 2018

The company's Premium Brands section will include offerings from more than 125 Lord & Taylor brands, including Tommy Bahama, Vince Camuto, Miss Selfridge, and Lucky Brand. The new Walmart.com is nearly here. It has also rapidly expanded its online grocery service - a program that appeals to wealthier shoppers - with plans to make it available at more than 2,000 stores this year. (more...)
The Crew 2 closed beta set for May 31 to June 4 The Crew 2 closed beta set for May 31 to June 4
- May 17, 2018

Check out the full details on The Crew 2 site . The open-world and racing were praised on release, but the always online requirements were a source of frustration for players. The Crew 2 is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 29. Players will be able to try out the game's Fast-Fav feature, which allows them to instantly transform their vehicle depending on the terrain. (more...)
It's not a question of firing - Carvalhal defiant on Swansea future It's not a question of firing - Carvalhal defiant on Swansea future
- May 17, 2018

They have already been linked with a number of players as they aim to prepare their squad for the Premier League , but are there any players that play for the relegated clubs that they might look at? The Premier League is unforgiving if you fall below its high standards. (more...)
According to Gearbox Software Borderlands 3 Won't Be at E3 2018 According to Gearbox Software Borderlands 3 Won't Be at E3 2018
- May 17, 2018

After all, we have witnessed insane twists nowadays to jump down to a conclusion straight away. Remember that Walmart Canada listing? The report continued to say that Gearbox Software would have other titles on display during E3, though it looks like Borderlands 3 won't be one of them. (more...)
JOHESU strike: Tinubu, others beg health workers to end strike JOHESU strike: Tinubu, others beg health workers to end strike
- May 17, 2018

Report showed that several lives have been lost as the result of the ongoing health workers strike. healthnews.africa recently reported on the impact that the strike has had in Nigeria's premier teaching hospital, the UCH Ibadan . "Please take this as a notice". The Minister was also informed that, JOHESU members were accused of locking- up government health facilities to prevent access to those who are not on strike. (more...)