Supreme Court to take up partisan gerrymandering case with potential Texas implications

In its 2-1 decision in November, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin said the Wisconsin plan was discriminatory in both intent and effect and could not be explained by the natural political spread of voters or a legiti... More..

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Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

The Republican National Committee blasted the Democrats' plan as a "pure partisan game aimed at placating the far-left". Donald Trump meets with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill in Washin...More..

Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones

With all the added attention, though, the broadcast of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " still couldn't beat an old episode of " America's Funniest Home Videos " in the 18-49 demographic. Lawyers who represen...More..

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Incredibly, the 32-year-old's remarkable run of success could well be extended into July, what with Portugal one of the favourites to win the Confederations Cup , which begins today in Russian Federation. "I...More..

Atari is making a new game console
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Atari is making a new game console

But Atari's claiming that this new console was "years in the making". The site offered nothing more than a short video and appears to have been made with a free website builder. The new AtariBox is a big deal...More..

North Korea prisoner's dad isn't buying Pyongyang's coma explanation
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

North Korea prisoner's dad isn't buying Pyongyang's coma explanation

The doctors described Otto Warmbier , 22, as being in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" but declined to discuss his outlook for improvement, saying such information would be kept confidential. "Now we know...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Apple introduces new iMac Pro and updates iMac and MacBook Pro line

Apple started selling the 2016 Macbook Pro late past year and now sells the updated 2017 MacBook Pro with a Kaby Lake processor and better discrete graphics on the 2017 MacBook Pro 15-inch. Apple...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Cross-Play Comes To Minecraft On Almost Any Device

This isn't the first time that Sony has apparently "refused" cross-platform support as previously Microsoft was ready to go with cross-play support for Rocket League , and that the ball was on Sony's sid...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Nintendo Makes Pitch For Switch At E3, Previews New Games

Snakebyte also presented the Seat Mount for Nintendo Switch. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games, if they are kid-proofing all their titles, or just Kirby and Yoshi . It looks to be a c...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

The updated iMac features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Daley tells Origin refs to police ruck

The NSW players are mentally tarred-and-feathered before they even get into the ground as their bus is forced to navigate the infamous Caxton Street, just next to the ground, where Queensland fans gather to...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds comes to Xbox One X

With the console's features, Microsoft is looking to make it a lot more viable in the future before the eventual release of its official next-generation Xbox . Original Xbox backwards compatibility is co...More..

Bethesda at E3 2017: The best announcements
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Bethesda at E3 2017: The best announcements

I was a big fan of the original game's art direction, hopefully they'll amp up the combat this time around. Fallout 4 VR lands for the HTC Vive in October. In Dishonered related news, a new trailer was sh...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Microsoft challenges Sony with powerful new Xbox One X

To be released on 7 November, the Xbox One X will cost $499, or £449 in the UK. This led to speculation that Oculus, who had previously teamed with Microsoft in order for the Xbox One controller to launch w...More..

Galaxy Note 8 reportedly launching in late August
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 reportedly launching in late August

The company is mainly focused on the one-handed operation of the device. According to recent leaks , we have seen that the Galaxy Note 8 may use the Galaxy S8's "infinity display", which has very little ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

The new iMacs mostly just feature refreshed and improved hardware specs, bringing Intel's 7th generation "Kaby Lake" processors and updated screen that offer 43% more brightness and up to one billion colours....More..

Dominic Thiem v Steve Johnson - player profiles
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Dominic Thiem v Steve Johnson - player profiles

To then take this four-sets win over Ćorić clearly took its toll on the American. I was able to just get it back to the tennis. "At the beginning I was way better". Things got a bit dramatic after the final v...More..

Oppo R11 Plus launched with 6-inch display, dual cameras, Android Nougat
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Oppo R11 Plus launched with 6-inch display, dual cameras, Android Nougat

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Oppo R11 Plus packs a 20-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Basically, the Oppo R11 Plus looks very identical to the ...More..

Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora

The number of shares now held by investors is 240.36 Million. Don't forget that, last summer, SiriusXM was rumored to have put in a $15-per-share bid for Pandora - worth around $3.4bn in total - which was...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

OnePlus 5 Design Revealed by Company, Looks Like iPhone 7 Plus

OnePlus today shared an official image of the OnePlus 5 that confirms that the device will have a dual rear camera setup. As with its predecessors, the big selling point for the OnePlus will most likely be...More..

Fans Think Bob Stoops' Retirement Makes Oklahoma State the Big 12 Favorites
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Fans Think Bob Stoops' Retirement Makes Oklahoma State the Big 12 Favorites

Last June, Oklahoma's Board of Regents approved a contract extension and raise for Bob Stoops that ran through 2021. "I think he's done, it seems like that to me, but he's the type of guy that understands c...More..

Zinke to order review of conservation plans
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Zinke to order review of conservation plans

But John Robison, public lands director at the Idaho Conservation League, anxious changing the plans could make it more likely that sage grouse will be listed as endangered down the road and increase uncertai...More..

Fluent Design in Action
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Fluent Design in Action

While the former has only received the acrylic uplift, the Action Center has been redesigned to allow users a cleaner view of their notifications. In the updated Start menu, for example, Fluent Design m...More..

Kaspersky wants European Union to investigate Microsoft on security products
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Kaspersky wants European Union to investigate Microsoft on security products

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has formally filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission , the company said Tuesday. Microsoft's primary ob...More..

Assassins Creed: Origins Leaked by Retail Chain
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Assassins Creed: Origins Leaked by Retail Chain

IGN has not yet been able to confirm the card's existence, but has checked both with local Target stores and Target's online store for availability. Elsewhere you can see that this card is for the " Assassin'...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

He then touted Trump's 110 million followers across social media platforms. The legal challenge was likely written before Spicer's statement, but his classification of the tweets as "official statements" ca...More..

Today United States Steel Corporation (X) Stock Rises
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Today United States Steel Corporation (X) Stock Rises

The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $30.49. AK Steel Holding Corporation had 49 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION W...More..

Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets With US Ambassador To The UN Nikki Haley
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets With US Ambassador To The UN Nikki Haley

President Donald Trump went there during his recent visit; and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman made it his first stop in the country after arriving to formally take up his diplomatic post. "We are ho...More..

World economy seen picking up, political uncertainty a risk
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

World economy seen picking up, political uncertainty a risk

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its economic growth forecasts for the USA this year and next, saying stimulative measures it had expected from the Trump administration would no...More..

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Jay Inslee said in a statement . "Climate change is real, and Hawaii is seeing it first hand". Colorado companies including Western Union, New Belgium Brewing and several ski resorts have joined hundreds of ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

IMac Pro release date, news and rumors

Following in the Apple "pod" and "pad" naming tradition, HomePod uses Siri's machine intelligence for awareness in order to judge the size of the room and decide on music volumes all by itself. All new Mac...More..

Can the oceans be cleaned up?
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Can the oceans be cleaned up?

We created these problems. In his opening remarks to the event, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the oceans-which he called "the lifeblood of our planet"-harmed by warming, pollution, and exploitatio...More..

This is the Tesla Model Y. Sort of
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

This is the Tesla Model Y. Sort of

While production of Model 3 has been the most talked thing, another important thing is the price of the vehicle with different battery packs and options. Though the existing Gigafactory there will supply th...More..

Falcon-9 after test fire before CRS-11 cargo mission
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Falcon-9 after test fire before CRS-11 cargo mission

The pressurized portion of the supply ship set for launch Saturday first flew to the space station on a 34-day mission in September and October of 2014. The 11th resupply mission by SpaceX to the Interna...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch, meanwhile, will have a Radeon Pro 555 or 560 and up to 4GB VRAM. The upgraded variants of the iMac powerful desktop are created to offer improved performance. The base 21-inch mode...More..

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares beaten in French Open quarter-final
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares beaten in French Open quarter-final

Men's world No. 1 Andy Murray secured his place in the last eight at the French Open with a sweep over Karen Khachanov on Monday, setting up a quarter-final clash with Asian top-ranked Kei Nishikori . ...More..

Fight breaks out at McDonalds over McChicken
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Fight breaks out at McDonalds over McChicken

The employees told police the woman came to the counter and started yelling that she wanted either her food or her money back. She then crawled over the counter and hit an employee. The woman and a male compa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space

If successfully launched, GSLV-Mk III will pioneer India's intention to send manned missions . The 43. 43 metre tall rocket lifted off at 5.28 pm from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Cent...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple unveils watchOS 4, launching this fall

The Apple Watch's screen will change its display whenever the user raises its wrist; the notifications shown will vary depending on the day, the user's active alarms, calendar events, news headlines, and any o...More..

UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate

Pruitt denied that America has abandoned the victims of climate change around the world, arguing that it has done "a tremendous amount" to reduce carbon output to 1990s levels and will stay engaged and continue...More..

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is within days of completely cracking
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is within days of completely cracking

In just six days it has grown by an astonishing 11 miles. "So you have this transition from where the ice is on ground moving to a point where it is moving out into the ocean". "Significant surface melting du...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Apple Siri Speaker Is Going To Outperform Google And Amazon

It's also important to note that just because we don't see a feature announced at WWDC doesn't mean it won't make it into iOS 11 . Not much is known yet about what exactly they will entail but one can expe...More..

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

On this trip, the Dragon will deliver almost 6,000 pounds of supplies - everything from food for the crew to fruit flies and rodents that will be used in various experiments. Other companies are also working ...More..

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Video: May: "A blowhard who collapses at first sign of gunfire"? Corbyn replied that the party manifesto called for more police officers. Mr Corbyn said that leaving countries without effective governan...More..

We finally know how much Nintendo's subscription service costs
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

We finally know how much Nintendo's subscription service costs

Mario ", with a game offered once per month. Nintendo eShop Deals - Special offers that may include discounts on select digital games and content. Subscribers will be able to download classic Nintendo tit...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Reports of attack in Philippines hotel

SEVERAL people were reportedly injured after an explosion and shooting incident in a resort hotel in Manila Friday dawn. RWM is a major resort complex and tourist destination near Manila International A...More..

Uber's head of finance is leaving
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Uber's head of finance is leaving

Uber lost $708 million in the first three months of this year, a company spokesperson told Business Insider . Uber said it has $7.2 billion of cash on hand. The case stems from a lawsuit filed in February by W...More..

Scientists detect Einstein gravitational waves for a 3rd time
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Scientists detect Einstein gravitational waves for a 3rd time

When the bowling balls finally converge, if they were black holes , they would orbit one another closely, creating gravitational waves and then merging together. "It's a very confident detection", said Harald ...More..

State confirms first West Nile virus case this year in region
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

State confirms first West Nile virus case this year in region

The first signs of West Nile Virus are popping up in IL. "You can have some joint pain, some vomiting, but it's mostly fever, fatigue, and just generally not feeling well", he says. There has been one confirmed...More..

White House communications director resigns amid tensions
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

The Trump White House has announced nominees for just 117 of the 559 positions requiring Senate confirmation. She said that when she was at the Central Intelligence Agency, if someone in the US governme...More..