Science Stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data
Author: 0 Stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data

On Wednesday the Federal Reserve raised USA interest rates for the third time in about six months, and suggested it will raise rates again later this year. Among automakers, Toyota is declining 1 percent and Honda is down 0.4 percent. The Fed raised interest rates for the second time this year, by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00-1.25 percent.

Author: 0 Tillerson faces strong pushback on diplomatic budget cuts

The measure would then apply new sanctions against Russian Federation for its activities in Syria, where the Kremlin is supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, and for its meddling in last year's USA presidential election. Ben Cardin, said that lawmakers will "write our own budget ", but decried what he called the "chilling impact" on the department and a series of foreign policy decisions that he said amounted to a surrender of USA global leadership.

Science Pickford edges a step closer to Everton FC switch
Author: 0 Pickford edges a step closer to Everton FC switch

Significantly, before Tuesday, it valued Pickford at 5 million pounds, way below what Everton appear ready to pay. Jordan Pickford was undergoing a medical on Thursday morning at Everton ahead of sealing a big-money move from Sunderland , sources have told ESPN FC.

Science House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded
Author: 0 House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

Texas congdressman Joe Barton, still in his baseball uniform, told reporters that Scalise's security detail - assigned because he is the majority whip - Capitol Hill police and then Alexandria police returned fire in a battle that lasted as long as 10 minutes and included dozens of shots.

Science Two Chinese Christian missionaries abducted and killed by ISIS in Pakistan
Author: 0 Two Chinese Christian missionaries abducted and killed by ISIS in Pakistan

She said that Meng Lisi and Lee Xinheng and the other 13 Chinese taught Chinese in a Korean-run language institute, each paid 30000 rupees (about 286 dollars) per month. Hayat was quoted by Xinhua as saying that Pakistan would like to increase cooperation between the two militaries and provide security for the construction of the economic corridor.

Science The Walking Dead is getting a series of VR games
Author: 0 The Walking Dead is getting a series of VR games

Hollywood properties have been getting VR tie-ins frequently over the past few years, but now The Walking Dead is stepping things up with an entire series of virtual reality games . "Our goal at Skydance Interactive is to honor the visceral world that Kirkman has created while giving The Walking Dead's fans something to really sink their teeth into with robust games that take the franchise to a completely new level".

Author: 0 Congressional baseball teams to wear LSU gear to honor Steve Scalise

Congressman ScaliseHospital officials said Wednesday evening that Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was still in critical condition after being shot. Congressman Rodney Davis told CNN he was at the plate at the time, and Scalise was in the field at second base. Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or Democrat before heading toward the field.

Science Watch the Opening Credits for Disney XD's 'DuckTales' Reboot
Author: 0 Watch the Opening Credits for Disney XD's 'DuckTales' Reboot

Most of what we've seen so far from the updated Disney XD version of DuckTales has been keeping what people have always loved about the show and making it work for children of today. Soon, Scrooge and the nephews find themselves embroiled in an epic adventure involving ancient totems that takes them all the way to the Lost City of Atlantis.

Author: 0 Minecraft 4K Graphics Pack On The Way

Electronic Arts: Like a year ago, EA does not have a presence at the E3 but it did organize a press conference wherein it showcased the gameplay trailers of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 as well as the highly anticipated Star Wars Battlefront II (multiplayer game, out this holiday season).

Author: 0 Xbox Game Pass Will Have "At Least" Five New Games Every Month

These games can be downloaded and played if a player is subscribed to the monthly service. You can check out the game's full line-up of games it launched with (it's over 100) here. Microsoft confirmed, for example, that at least five new games will be added every month- which is good news, because it means you are that much likelier to find something to your liking each month as a result.

Science Apple wants the iPhone to be a hub for your medical data
Author: 0 Apple wants the iPhone to be a hub for your medical data

We all know the capabilities of the iPhone and Apple is hosting it to serve users with comprehensive information regarding health repository. The secretive , rapidly expanding health team inside Apple is working to turn the iPhone into a one-stop shop for all your medical information , according to a report from CNBC .

Science 'Minecraft' cross-play between Xbox, PC, Mobile, and Nintendo Switch announced
Author: 0 'Minecraft' cross-play between Xbox, PC, Mobile, and Nintendo Switch announced

Aubrey Norris, Minecraft's senior global communications manager, told WIRED that the game hopes to "unite as many platforms as possible, but can not confirm Sony's participation at this time". You can now go from iPad to playing on Xbox , while keeping your game history and server status. Minecraft is getting a big update, thanks to the release of the Xbox One X .

Author: 0 Sony talks PlayStation VR and blockbuster titles at E3

There's now over 60 million PS4 consoles being used by consumers around the world. It will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive title. One of the strong cards of Sony in its conference of E3 2017 was Spider-Man, the title developed by Insomniac Games that will arrive exclusively for PlayStation 4.

Science The Killers drop new single,
Author: 0 The Killers drop new single, "The Man", from upcoming album "Wonderful Wonderful"

He added: "I guess it's odd to have reverence for something that you had a part in creating but I guess I'm just thankful for that song". It's a new single and it's awesome. I hope it does really good and The Killers continue doing new music. The band premiered another new song, " Run For Cover ", during a performance in Atlantic City last weekend.

Science Special counsel probing Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Special counsel probing Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump slammed special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding probe on Thursday, calling the inquiry into whether he obstructed justice a "phony story" and "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". To that end, investigators have secured interviews with several top US intelligence-agency officials, the Post reported. Investigations are now under way into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Science Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'
Author: 0 Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

An American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma has suffered a "severe neurological injury", a spokeswoman for the OH hospital treating him said. Richardson, a Democrat, credited the Department of State with securing Warmbier's return from North Korea without any preconditions but said a forceful response from the USA government would be required "if its determined that there was a cover-up and Otto's condition was not disclosed and he didn't get proper treatment".

Author: 0 London fire chief: No more survivors expected

The Queen said her thoughts and prayers were with the families. Outrage has been expressed by the media in no uncertain terms. "It was a question of when and not if". More than 30 people remain in hospital - 17 of whom are in a critical condition. Sawsan Choucair was comforted by Susanna Reid as she told the Good Morning Britain host that her mother, sister, three nieces and their father were still unaccounted for since the fire in broke out London yesterday.

Science First Two-Headed Porpoise Discovered
Author: 0 First Two-Headed Porpoise Discovered

The frightened fishermen, who feared to get into problems with the fishing authority, threw the carcass of the mammal back into the sea but after taking enough pictures and informed the scientists. "Much is unknown", says Erwin Kompanje, a researcher at the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam and one of the authors of the paper describing the find.

Science Rain, thunderstorms possible for the midstate on Thursday night
Author: 0 Rain, thunderstorms possible for the midstate on Thursday night

MONDAY: There will be 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. The Chicago area was under a severe thunderstorm warning through Wednesday evening, with stormy weather conditions reported in the city early afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 12 miles per hour increasing to 15 to 20 miles per hour in the morning.

Science US student released 'on humanitarian grounds', says North Korea
Author: 0 US student released 'on humanitarian grounds', says North Korea

The North has occasionally jailed USA citizens and released them only after visits by high-profile political figures, including former president Bill Clinton. City councilwoman Jenni McCauley said the tight-knit community was "thrilled" to have Warmbier back. "For any parent, this is their worst nightmare".

Science Apple's Latest iOS Update says goodbye to iPhone 5 and 5C
Author: 0 Apple's Latest iOS Update says goodbye to iPhone 5 and 5C

It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices . The Apple has stated that the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5 and iPad 4 users will not get the iOS 11 update . But some popular games and educational apps have not been updated since the 64-bit requirement was introduced. Do you want Apple to keep the feature or make it exclusive for the iPad? Since we're setting you up for iOS 11 beta access, be sure to click iOS on the page.

Science Flags of Pakistan and India raised at SCO headquarters
Author: 0 Flags of Pakistan and India raised at SCO headquarters

A reception held by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at its Beijing headquarters highlighting the entry of India and Pakistan turned out to be an embarrassment for the organizers as India's Red Fort with the tricolour was shown as Lahore's Shalimar Gardens in a Pakistani tableau.

Author: 0 Microsoft Office Released On Windows Store

By bringing Office to the Windows Store, it enables the fear of being too limited by using Windows 10 S and not having every necessity you may need to decrease. This isn't the first time that Office is being listed on the Windows Store. As a result, Office in the Windows Store may occasionally behave in unexpected ways.

Science Twitter gets a new look, coming to web and mobile platforms
Author: 0 Twitter gets a new look, coming to web and mobile platforms

It is only the icon design and placement, coupled with settings and typography, that has been tweaked with this update. Your Twitter app will soon look different than you remembered, especially if you use an iPhone. And it does not come as much of a shock because the company has been mulling over the same for months. In addition, Twitter is making it more natural for users to engage with posts on the platform by changing its reply button from an arrow to a speech bubble.

Science Grand Theft Auto 5 Mod Tool OpenIV Shut Down by Lawsuit
Author: 0 Grand Theft Auto 5 Mod Tool OpenIV Shut Down by Lawsuit

Grand Theft Auto modding site OpenIV , which produces one of the most popular modding tools around, has announced it is shutting down following a cease and desist notification from publisher Take-Two Interactive, throwing the future of modding in Take-Two games into question.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

Before her departure for France , Mrs May addressed MPs in the Commons, calling on Parliament to "come together in a spirit of national unity". "We increased the Labour vote by the largest margin in any election since 1945 and gained seats as a party for the first time since 1997".

Author: 0 Ubisoft Boss Yves Guillemot Responds To Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Leaks

Though not console-exclusive, Ubisoft's long-awaited return to the Assassin's Creed-verse looked pretty slick during the show's world premiere gameplay demo. The biggest reveal of the show, Beyond Good and Evil 2's trailer is sure to please fans who've been waiting almost fifteen years for a sequel to the 2003 game.

Author: 0 Fed hikes key rate and unveils plan to pare bond holdings

Fed officials voted 8-1 on Wednesday to raise the target level for the rate , a key benchmark for consumer and business lending, to between 1 percent and 1.25 percent. "The start of balance sheet runoff and the fact that they haven't slowed their projected path of rate hikes suggest they can do both balance sheet and rate hikes at the same time ".

Author: 0 London fire: tower block death toll rises to 17

Hospitals treated 74 people, of whom 18 remain in a critical condition. "In my 29 years of being a fire fighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters. There were believed to be around 600 people in Grenfell Tower in west London when the fire started before dawn on Wednesday and dozens are still missing.

Science New Lesotho Prime Minister's wife allegedly shot dead
Author: 0 New Lesotho Prime Minister's wife allegedly shot dead

Thabane is due to replace Pakalitha Mosisili , prime minister since 2015, after forming a coalition with three other parties following elections earlier this month that handed his party most seats in parliament. "We are fully cognisant of our mandate to work tirelessly for peace and stability as well as economic recovery and prosperity", he said. Thabane's All Basotho Convention (ABC) won 48 parliamentary seats, leaving it short of 61 seats needed to form a government.

Science Tesla Motors is well on its way to India
Author: 0 Tesla Motors is well on its way to India

He also hinted that Tesla might set up a local plant in India to produce its Model 3 sedan. Foreign-made cars worth up to $40,000 attract an import duty of 60 percent, and 100 percent if the value is greater. When the Tesla Model 3 was unveiled, we were on the list of countries where people were enabled to place pre-orders by paying $1000 for the new vehicle.

Science Baggies turn down Leicester bid for Evans
Author: 0 Baggies turn down Leicester bid for Evans

The former Manchester United defender has been a rock at the back for Puliss' side since he signed for the Baggies in 2015, and Evans has gone on to make 65 appearances in all competitions for West Brom. Maguire spent time on loan at Wigan during his first year with Hull before helping the club win promotion from the Championship the year after. Radio Humberside understands a £12m fee with add-ons has been agreed and a medical has been completed.

Science Explosion hits kindergarten in eastern China
Author: 0 Explosion hits kindergarten in eastern China

Two people died on the spot and five more died of their injuries, while 59 people were injured, nine among them being treated for severe injuries, Xinhua reported. Blasts and other accidents are common in China, because of patchy enforcement of safety rules, although the government has pledged to improve checks to stamp out such incidents.

Author: 0 The bond market takes interest rate hike in stride

At what point does the Fed become concerned? The kiwi was trading at 95.76 Australian cents from 95.72 cents late yesterday. Analysts in recent weeks have become increasingly doubtful there would be a third rate increase later this year, as inflation, consumption and other economic data have indicated the weakness seen in the first quarter has continued.

Author: 0 Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order

However, Bangladesh will be keen to turn the tide this time around. Both the teams have produced some stupendous cricket so far, and while they deserve to play 100 overs, both Mashrafe Mortaza and Virat Kohli would have the rain interruption in mind.

Author: 0 The 10.5-inch iPad Pro's 'Weird' New Screen is a Runaway Hit

Apple would now make use of high efficiency format to replace the JPEG format for photos. Also , Apple has initiated the software development for its iPad with some latest technology including the iOS 11 software. This means that the awkward share sheet is no longer needed to move items from one app to another. The conference was attended by more than a 5,000 developers from all over the world, which was a record breaker.

Author: 0 Death toll in London tower fire rises to 12

Adi Estu, 32, who was in her pyjamas and a coat, said: "I saw people flashing their lights for help, families flashing their mobile phones like a torch". "I sat there watching my house burn down and watching people cry for help who couldn't come down", Mamudu said. Survivors said there were no sprinklers in the building .

Author: 0 Gunfire turns United States lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". An ABC News reporter said that the staff of Rep. Scalise is a friend of the president. "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace, and that we are strongest when we are unified and when we ...

Science Simulator to show Americans total solar eclipse 2017
Author: 0 Simulator to show Americans total solar eclipse 2017

Eclipse Megamovie Simulator is a part of Eclipse Megamovie Project , which would collect snaps from its volunteers and would make collage based movie on this event. “Our simulation is what one might experience in a planetarium show.”. "If you are off to the side - even just a little bit where the sun is not 100 percent covered by the moon - it is like being in the parking lot of the stadium during the Super Bowl but not really inside seeing the game", said Jay Pasachoff, the Field ...

Author: 0 London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

The whole building is on fire and we're on the floor above. "It had completely spread within half an hour". "In due course when the scene is secure, when it is possible to identify the cause of this fire, there will be proper investigation and if there are any lessons to be learned, they will be and action will be taken", May said.

Science Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee

Rosenstein said he has. At the very least, the president and the attorney general should be trying to pass policies to prevent that from happening, regardless of whether it might hurt them a bit politically. He told members of the committee that the deputy attorney general has appointed a special counsel to investigate the matters related to the Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Science London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold
Author: 0 London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold

Residents claimed the fire spread on the exterior of the tower, which had been covered in cladding in a major refurbishment completed a year ago. On June 14, just after midnight, a fire began on the fourth floor of Grenfell Tower located in north Kensington , a district of west London .

Science Erendira Wallenda plans helicopter stunt over Niagara Falls
Author: 0 Erendira Wallenda plans helicopter stunt over Niagara Falls

I respect what I do, but I definitely will be taking in the view. Wallenda's stunt is planned for Thursday, the fifth anniversary of her husband's televised 1,800-foot tightrope walk from the NY side of Niagara Falls into Canada. Nik Wallenda recalled his wife saying. She will wear headphones and listen to music, to which she has choreographed her routine. Nik Wallenda said the reason Erendira's stunt is being performed at 8:30 to maximize exposure for viewers and capitalize on a ...

Author: 0 GSW win 2nd title in three seasons after victory over LeBron's Cavs

The championship is the first for Durant, a 10-year veteran who spent the first nine years of his career in Oklahoma City before signing with the Warriors before this season. Durant and the four players who flew to NY in July to recruit him closed out the game together. Warriors guard Shaun Livingston said in February that he would not visit the White House if the team wins the championship, saying he is not a fan of the president's politics.

Science MHA uses Moroccan border picture in report to show Indian border floodlit
Author: 0 MHA uses Moroccan border picture in report to show Indian border floodlit

The same was appreciated and achieved in the annual report of Ministry of Home Affairs as well. Between Morocco and Ceuta, there is a physical border known as the Ceuta border fence . "If it's a mistake by the ministry, we will apologise", he said. Officials said it was unclear how a wrong picture made its way into the annual report.

Author: 0 Microsoft Reveals Its Project Scorpio Is 'Xbox One X' At E3 2017

The upcoming release is going to be smaller than other Xbox One models, and it will present a sleek and minimalist black design . Yes, the Xbox One X packs more beefy specs, but that comes at a price. The same is true of the PS4 and PS4 Pro . The 4K gaming machine , Xbox One X , is coming out later this year for $499.99 . You have to wonder how much most consumers know or care about the minute details between the consoles.