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China Preparing 'Small' Military Operation to Expel Indian Troops

China Preparing 'Small' Military Operation to Expel Indian Troops The mountainous frontier between Bhutan and China is hard to define. Meanwhile, it has also been reported that Vice Premier Wang Yang, who is likely to visit Kathmandu next week, might take up the issue with Nepal leaders. Accusations of border intrusions by both sides remained a common occurrence, usually followed by fiery rhetoric. It is baring the ugly face of its diplomacy more and more, usi... [Full Article...]

Disney to pull movies from Netflix and launch its own streaming service

Disney to pull movies from Netflix and launch its own streaming service In addition to a Disney-branded OTT platform, the company also confirmed plans to unveil an ESPN-branded streaming service early next year. That service would potentially offer live streaming of games from the NBA, MLB, college sports, and tennis, as well as bonus sports related content. [Full Article...]

Google fires engineer who authored anti-diversity memo

Google fires engineer who authored anti-diversity memo Since Google was founded on principles like freedom of speech, diversity , inclusion and oriented to science, it is only right to disagree with such obtuse thinking. Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist at the University of New Mexico, said Google had gone down in his estimation when it fired Mr Damore. [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note 8 may be announced August 23rd

If we talk about the specifications of this upcoming smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8 sports a 6.3 Inch Quad HD and Super AMOLED display with screen resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. The release colours may be in black, blue, and gold. Samsung is on the verge of revealing one more enhanced version of the Galaxy Note 8 device which is codenamed Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Version. [Full Article...]

The PGA Championship is moving to May to avoid National Football League conflict

The PGA Championship is moving to May to avoid National Football League conflict The PGA Championship has only once been contested outside of July or August since becoming a stroke-play event in 1958, with the 1971 contest held in February. "I had a lot of confidence", Johnson said Tuesday in advance of this week's PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. He's chasing his former self and a level of play he may or may not ever be able to replicate. [Full Article...]

Trump to return to NYC for second time since January, spokeswoman confirms

Trump to return to NYC for second time since January, spokeswoman confirms Trump turned over company leadership to his adult sons and a senior business executive, but he did not divest as previous presidents have done. "Congress' failure to repeal Obamacare has upset even some Republicans". And despite speculation that it was meant to rally his base, Trump's announcement via Twitter that transgender people would not be allowed to serve openly in the military... [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 Mass Production Said To Begin In Mid-September

IPhone 8 Mass Production Said To Begin In Mid-September All things prolific mobile leaker, Evan Blass has released that looks to have a press quality photo of the iPhone 8. However, it has been rumored that Apple has scrapped the initial idea of touch identification, replacing it with a sophisticated facial recognition system. [Full Article...]

Total solar eclipse 2017: Everything you need to know

Last night's astrological wonder was a partial eclipse - meaning only part of the moon passed through the Earth's shadow. The eclipse will darken most of the bright sun in Atlanta on August 21, but not all of it. Remember, astronauts use protective gear.you should too! The ionosphere is Earth's layer ionized by solar and cosmic radiation and Montogomery's plan is to use the long-distance radio... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Sets Deadline For Response To Moscow's Expulsion Of US Diplomats

Tillerson Sets Deadline For Response To Moscow's Expulsion Of US Diplomats The new USA financial penalties come in response to Russia's military actions in Ukraine , where it is supporting armed separatists, and its meddling in the 2016 US presidential election . Tillerson said he strove to convince Lavrov that Russian interference in the 2016 USA election "seriously damaged the relationship between the US, and the American people and the Russian people", creati... [Full Article...]

Rihanna goes all out for Crop Over festival

Rihanna goes all out for Crop Over festival It's one thing when a celebrity shows up to Coachella dressed to the nines, but it's a whole 'nother story when Rihanna does Crop Over in her home country of Barbados . Now, pointed out People magazine, the 29-year-old songstress has taken that skill to the next level with her mermaid blue hair . Although she forgave him and they got back together, they eventually split for good. [Full Article...]

Google Pixel XL Just Got $200 Discount On The Play Store

Google Pixel XL Just Got $200 Discount On The Play Store Oh, and you also get a free Google Daydream headset, which normally costs $79, with every order. Google does not say if this is a permanent price cut, or a limited time offer. But some buyers holding off until the next Pixel arrives may want to reconsider, since the it might miss out on one crucial feature. The upcoming Google Pixel 2 was recreated in a couple of high-resolution renders earl... [Full Article...]

MPs to vote in secret on Zuma no-confidence motion

MPs to vote in secret on Zuma no-confidence motion Mbete only announced on Sunday evening that she'd make her decision public on Monday (yesterday) afternoon, just a day before the sitting. On Tuesday, the rand traded flat as markets waited anxiously. However, the ANC lawmakers appeared divided. South Africa is "witness to larceny on a grand scale, leaving the country not only impoverished, but also increasingly in the hands of criminalised an... [Full Article...]

Kenya on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections

Kenya on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections This is the second time that the two are running against each other for office. Kenyatta, 55, has the support of many in Kikuyus and Kalenjins tribes, while Odinga , 72, is popular among the Luos, Luhyas and Kambas. It's also home to the African headquarters of several global aid organizations, including the United Nations. Employment, the economy and handling of corruption are the main is... [Full Article...]

A step back for same sex marriage in Australia?

The government blocked a national vote last October and said it would not introduce a Rebel MP's bill on same-sex marriage. ABC News 24 reported response for postal votes was at about 13-15% and susceptible to voter fraud. "The only reason it has not been held is because of (Labor leader) Bill Shorten's opposition". The marriage equality movement is opposed to the postal vote solution, and... [Full Article...]

Heavy Rain, Scattered Storms Saturday

Heavy Rain, Scattered Storms Saturday TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures will be around, with a low temperature of 57 degrees. The on and off rain continues into tonight with a few storms possible. The storm poses no threat to the U.S. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. The overnight low will be 72. Northeast wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Tuesday: Mostly sunny; high near 80. [Full Article...]

Teenager's legs covered in blood after being 'eaten' by mystery sea creatures

Teenager's legs covered in blood after being 'eaten' by mystery sea creatures And they left doctors stumped. He tried to wash off the blood, but the bleeding didn't stop. Sam Kanizay's legs after sustaining bites from the lysianassid amphipod. There was also a massive amount of blood. Kanizay is expected to be just fine, and the marine scientists who have spoken out about the incident suggest it was just a bit of bad luck. [Full Article...]

Ken Starr to Mueller: Don't Make Russia Probe a 'Fishing Expedition'

Ken Starr to Mueller: Don't Make Russia Probe a 'Fishing Expedition' White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to craft a letter defending his son's meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign. Immigration is expected to continue being a focus for Trump in the coming weeks, including a push for the border wall. But of course the White House isn't located in the heart of Trump country. [Full Article...]

Spotify App For Xbox One Revealed

The update makes use of the Microsoft Fluent Design System, which was first announced at the company's Build conference in May. However, eagle-eyed reddit users were able to spot a brief glimpse of Spotify on the Xbox Dashboard. [Full Article...]

Defiant North Korea rejects talks post United Nations sanctions

Defiant North Korea rejects talks post United Nations sanctions Tillerson said halting missile test launches, which have anxious neighbors South Korea and Japan , was a first step toward dialogue . "Do not violate the U.N.'s decision or provoke global society's goodwill by conducting missile launching or nuclear tests", Wang said at the meeting of foreign ministers. [Full Article...]

There's no such thing as a Trump Democrat

There's no such thing as a Trump Democrat For clues about the political turmoil and coalition-management challenges the president and the GOP face, consult "The Five Types of Trump Voters" by Emily Ekins, the director of polling at the Cato Institute. "If Gov. Justice truly embraces the core conservative principles that the Republicans in the House have been fighting for, I stand ready to work with him to make those goals a reality", Arms... [Full Article...]


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