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Science Hollow Cover on North Korea's ICBM Indicates Major Threat
Author: 0 Hollow Cover on North Korea's ICBM Indicates Major Threat

Four US and South Korean jet fighters joined the live fire drill, which was conducted at a range in Yeongwol County, about 80km south of the inter-Korean border, the South's air force said. Moscow has said it believes Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday, while China has not identified the rocket launched.

Author: 0 Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix as Vettel extends title lead over Hamilton

Vettel, who had a bust-up with Hamilton at the previous race in Azerbaijan , accused Bottas of jumping the start, despite the Finn's reaction time being measured at a legal 0.2 seconds. Sebastian Vettel finished second, while Daniel Ricciardo ended on the podium for the 5th straight race. Palmer came close to scoring his first point of the season, half a second behind Stroll.

Science Full Moon Tonight, Sunday, July 9, 2017
Author: 0 Full Moon Tonight, Sunday, July 9, 2017

The July full moon is also known as Guru Purnima, Mead Moon , and Ripe Corn Moon . New Yorkers will get a decent view, with the Thunder Moon reaching a maximum altitude of 29.3 degrees. These moon names are associated with seasonal occurrences that happen in July. Thunder moon also marks the start of summer season in the Northern Hemisphere.

Science Cody Bellinger Walk-Off In 5-4 Over Royals
Author: 0 Cody Bellinger Walk-Off In 5-4 Over Royals

Cody Bellinger , who has been struggling lately, went 2-3 on Saturday in a 5-4 win over the Royals. The Dodgers scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 4th and added single runs in the 6th and 8th innings. The Dodgers improved to a major league-best 37-11 at home. The Royals entered this weekend's series having won 22 of their last 32 games but were held to five hits in Friday's loss.

Science Neymar talks up Paulinho to Barcelona
Author: 0 Neymar talks up Paulinho to Barcelona

Paulinho has thrived for Guangzhou Evergrande since joining the club from Tottenham Hotspur , with his good form earning him a recall to the Brazilian national team. He described Barcelona as "the best team I've ever seen, with great players, great fans, a attractive stadium and a spectacular city". "I want him to sign for Barca because with a player like him, who's also a mate of mine, we'll get so much".

Science Sri Lanka Navy arrests three Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
Author: 0 Sri Lanka Navy arrests three Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters

He said that it was reported that fishing trawlers and fishing gear used in Sri Lankan territorial waters, will be confiscated, fishermen imprisoned for two years and huge fine up to 50,000 Lankan Rupees will be imposed. "We want the Indian government to strongly disapprove the Bill", said Bose, state secretary of the Tamil Nadu Meenavar Sangam. Referring to Sri Lanka's Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Amendment) Bill, DMK Working President M K Stalin said it would also affect the Indian ...

Science Richie Porte crashes spectacularly out of Tour de France
Author: 0 Richie Porte crashes spectacularly out of Tour de France

He had crashed twice while wearing the yellow jersey, first in an incident which also brought Froome down on stage two and secondly in a pile-up in Mondorf-les-Bains, moments before the crash which ended Mark Cavendish's participation in the Tour.

Science Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is being delayed
Author: 0 Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is being delayed

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is back in the spotlight with excellent news for all those who are waiting for the release of the game out of the Steam Early Access program . "People tell us we're not going to be out of early access in six months; challenge accepted", he told Rock Paper Shotgun. "It's a matter of honour, you know?" As I have suspected since Battlegrounds entered Early Access, their official launch window will likely be December or even January, if the work doesn't go ...

Science Wimbledon faces complaints that the quality of the grass is slipping
Author: 0 Wimbledon faces complaints that the quality of the grass is slipping

Mladenovic added: 'There was a huge hole on the sides where Pam (Whytcross), the referee, came to actually take pictures of it. "I realised that because at the warm-up I twisted my ankle a little bit". "Obviously we'll listen to players because their feedback is important but the data shows to us that those courts that are in question are within range of the other courts and they are within the range of previous years so that's all that we can work to".

Science Wimbledon 2017: Cool & easy for Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Cool & easy for Novak Djokovic

While providing commentary for BBC Wednesday, McEnroe talked about Nole's troubles on the court and said the former No. 1 reminded him of Woods . No. "I struggled early on, I couldn't get rid of the nerves and struggled to find my rhythm". Murray had been struggling with a hip problem before Wimbledon but insisted it had not flared up and hampered him during his third round match with 28th seed Fognini.

Science Iraq 'set to announce victory' over Islamic State in Mosul
Author: 0 Iraq 'set to announce victory' over Islamic State in Mosul

Joint Operations Command spokesperson Yahia Rasoul said the security forces were fighting for the last few meters in Mosul - the main Islamic State (IS) stronghold - in the past three years. With the liberation of Old Mosul, the Iraqi government will likely declare that it has a full control over the city. Late Tuesday, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated the armed forces on a "big victory" in Mosul, despite ongoing clashes.

Science CopyCat malware infected 14 mn Android devices, stole $1.5 mn
Author: 0 CopyCat malware infected 14 mn Android devices, stole $1.5 mn

While CopyCat infected users mainly in Southeast Asia, it spread to more than 280,000 Android users in the United States. " CopyCat retrieves the package name of the app that the user is viewing on Google Play , and sends it to its Command and Control server", the researchers wrote.

Science Nougat reaches double-digit market share as Marshmallow rules the Android world
Author: 0 Nougat reaches double-digit market share as Marshmallow rules the Android world

The latest Android distribution chart is now up for public viewing on Google's Developer blog. Specifically, Android 7.0 is now sitting at 10.6%, while Android 7.1 is at 0.9%. Unfortunately, Android 4.4 KitKat still commands 17.1% of the pie, many years after its release. Now, in mid-2017, we're approaching the release of a new Android version, 8.0 Ontbijtkoek , but the current standard, Nougat, has just reached a new milestone: a tenth of all Google Play-supported Android phones.

Science Say goodbye to Game Over screens in Super Mario Odyssey
Author: 0 Say goodbye to Game Over screens in Super Mario Odyssey

For a long time, Nintendo held out from releasing smartphones games before ultimately getting on board with Super Mario Run and other titles. According to Allegra Frank of Polygon who was able to play " Super Mario Odyssey ", it was very easy to gather coins as they are all over the kingdoms.

Science Nokia 9 Android Phone: Carl Zeiss Dual-Camera Coming 2017
Author: 0 Nokia 9 Android Phone: Carl Zeiss Dual-Camera Coming 2017

But what is new in this is the fact it will be the first time that a Zeiss-powered camera will feature on a Nokia branded Android phone. They have announced that they are partnering up with Zeiss for its smartphones camera . As said earlier, the Finnish company has started taking pre-order for the smartphone in the country. However, the two do differ in camera capabilities, with Nokia 3 sporting an 8MP rear sensor and Nokia 5 featuring a 13MP rear sensor; processor, with Nokia 3 ...

Science Court rejects Senator Dino Melaye's bid to stop recall
Author: 0 Court rejects Senator Dino Melaye's bid to stop recall

Mr. Melaye's lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, confirmed on Thursday evening. According to reports, the court ordered that "status quo" be maintained, which when interpreted in a way, means INEC should continue with the process. The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the commission, Rotimi Oyekanmi divulged this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Science Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower On Global Cues
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower On Global Cues

In the broader market, Page Industries , National Aluminium Company , Shriram Transport Finance and Colgate-Palmolive plunged up to 3 per cent and caused the S&P BSE Midcap index to shed 5 points to 14,941. Rupee also strengthened marginally against the United States dollar in the opening trade today, and was valued at 64.74 a dollar at the opening. Stocks of FMCG, capital goods, banking, IT and realty remained subdued.

Science Martian Soil Too Toxic To Support Life On Mars
Author: 0 Martian Soil Too Toxic To Support Life On Mars

Wadsworth's research was driven by the discovery of powerful oxidants known as perchlorates in the Martian soil some years back. Mysterious "dome" and "pyramid" structures have been spotted on the surface of Mars, according to alien hunters.

Science Official Chinese Hearthstone website leaks next expansion
Author: 0 Official Chinese Hearthstone website leaks next expansion

He has new spells too, including Lifesteal which works as follows: "When a card with Lifesteal deals damage, your hero is healed for the same amount". In World of Warcraft , the wielder of Frostmourne becomes the new Lich King. Furthermore, Deathrattle minions are also set to return in a big way for Knights of the Frozen Throne .

Author: 0 Huge iceberg poised to break off from Antarctic ice shelf

It hasn't calved yet, but scientists already have a pretty good idea of what the iceberg splitting from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf will look like. Whole or in pieces, ocean currents could drag it north, even as far as the Falkland Islands . The massive size of this iceberg will necessitate monitoring in order to ensure it doesn't impact maritime traffic, according to the ESO; this tracking will be made possible in part via the CryoSat and the Sentinel-1 radar.

Science Here's what's in the Destiny 2 beta
Author: 0 Here's what's in the Destiny 2 beta

All PvP in Destiny 2 and its open beta will pit two teams of four against each other. Players that pre-order the FPS on that system can jump into the game on July 18 while Xbox One players that pre-order will have to wait until July 19.

Science Kobach gets pushback on voter data request
Author: 0 Kobach gets pushback on voter data request

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams says he has no choice but to comply with a request for data from a federal commission looking into issues with voting and voter registration. Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler accused the commission of " playing politics " and told them they could only "purchase the limited public information available by law, to any candidate running for office".

Science Qualcomm asks United States to ban iPhone imports
Author: 0 Qualcomm asks United States to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm is asking United States regulators to investigate which iPhone models use cellular processors from companies other than itself and to halt sales of those devices, as they use technology that violates Qualcomm patents. Importantly, Qualcomm also argues that none could be considered standards-essential. Animosity between the two companies burst into the open in January, when the U.S.

Science 59.93 pass percentage registered in Telangana SSC advanced supplementary exam
Author: 0 59.93 pass percentage registered in Telangana SSC advanced supplementary exam

The Telangana Board of Secondary Education is a board of education for public and private schools under the state government of Telangana . The director of government examinations released the SSC advanced supplementary exam results on Thursday in which girls' outperformed boys by registering 63.51 pass percentage as against 57.24 percent registered by the later.

Science Did China's Baidu Break the Law While Testing Driverless Cars?
Author: 0 Did China's Baidu Break the Law While Testing Driverless Cars?

Another Baidu employee was in the driver's seat, but wasn't touching the wheel. Netizens also spotted in the clip that the Baidu auto violated traffic regulations by cutting lanes and that the vehicle had a license plate registered in another province, which was banned from the roads on Wednesday as part of the city's traffic control measures.

Science Your Shadow of Mordor Nemesis Is Following You Into Shadow of War
Author: 0 Your Shadow of Mordor Nemesis Is Following You Into Shadow of War

You can see more about the Nemesis Forge update in the trailer below. Dubbed the Nemesis Forge, this update will allow players to transfer both their top nemesis and the most loyal orc from the original game to Shadow of War . "It sounds like an unholy Middle Earth mash-up of Arkham City and Assassin's Creed, but the Nemesis system helps turn Shadow of Mordor into something far more entertaining".

Science Horizon Zero Dawn Update Introduces New Game Plus, New Difficulty
Author: 0 Horizon Zero Dawn Update Introduces New Game Plus, New Difficulty

In New Game Plus, you're able to replay the adventure with all of Aloy's previously unlocked progression and inventory. Guerrilla has implemented an Ultra Hard difficulty setting that upgrades machines' senses and behavior, and puts a limit on Aloy's health regeneration, among other tweaks.

Science Pokémon Go Fans: Get Ready to Monster Hunt Around Chester
Author: 0 Pokémon Go Fans: Get Ready to Monster Hunt Around Chester

Pokemon Go's one year anniversary is on July 6 . For a start, you can now grab Pikachu in a hat. Developer Niantic has not forgotten that fact either, and wants to reward its loyal players with some special goodies in honor of the game's first birthday .

Science Artists create sand sculpture of Chris Christie lounging in beach chair
Author: 0 Artists create sand sculpture of Chris Christie lounging in beach chair

Lifeguards at the beach told NBC News that the sculptors, only known as Larry and Tom, started the sculpture at 9 a.m. and finished around 1 p.m. The pair reportedly visit the beach every year to make a sculpture. That shutdown, which Christie ordered , closed up state-run parks, beaches and historical sites for three days. When the federal government changed aspects of the program in 2014, most eligible states changed their own rules to ensure the continuation of crucial benefits but New ...

Science Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review
Author: 0 Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

The smartphone is the successor to the Moto Z Play unveiled previous year. Besides this, Moto India has also shared a teaser video on its official Twitter account, citing that, "A massive 5000mAh battery requires an electrifying partnership!" The smartphone is going to be Flipkart exclusive, like the Moto C and C Plus.

Science Kabir Khan in talks with Akshay Kumar for a film
Author: 0 Kabir Khan in talks with Akshay Kumar for a film

Plus, consider this, the Tamil film has already danced its way to the Rs 100-crore club according to trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai, doing extraordinary business in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The film has minted Rs 111.57 crore so far, which is very low for a Salman Khan film. So would Salman compensate the distributors? While Salman's earlier Eid releases like Ek Tha Tiger , Bajrangi Bhaijaan , Sultan have created magic, this time the spell didn't work.

Science EU Mulls Another Record Fine Against Google For Android
Author: 0 EU Mulls Another Record Fine Against Google For Android

Antitrust watchdogs are also considering its mobile operating system Android, after previous year charging Google with abusing its power to shut out other search tools in favour of its own, either by forcing manufacturers to install Search and Chrome to get other Google apps or in some cases by paying them to install Google Search rather than rivals on devices.

Science OnePlus 5 Gets OxygenOS 4.5.5 Update
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 Gets OxygenOS 4.5.5 Update

The latest update comes with the same old MAy security update. OnePlus 5 is getting OxygenOS update 4.5.5 and here's what it offers. However, the OnePlus 4.5.5 update has yet to appear on any of our review units. The reason for not introducing Nougat to OnePlus 2 was also stated, "When we built the OnePlus 2 we didn't have the software infrastructure team in place we do now".

Science NASA to Smash Satellite Into Asteroid in 2020
Author: 0 NASA to Smash Satellite Into Asteroid in 2020

As now imagined, the DART mission would see a refrigerator-sized spacecraft target a binary asteroid system named Didymos with hopes of demolishing one of the two space rocks. The larger rock, Didymos A , is about a half-mile in size while its companion, Didymos B , is a paltry 530 feet across. "A binary asteroid is the ideal natural laboratory for this test", said Tom Statler, programme scientist for DART at NASA Headquarters.

Science Modi Gifts Relics, Scroll from Kerala to Israel PM Netanyahu
Author: 0 Modi Gifts Relics, Scroll from Kerala to Israel PM Netanyahu

Modi said India and the Israeli state share a "deep and centuries-old" connection, while Netanyahu called Modi's visit "historic". "It is a marriage made in heaven, and we are implementing it on earth". "We also want to put in place a robust security partnership to respond to shared threats to our peace, stability and prosperity", he said. The diplomatic ties between both the countries started in 1992.

Science SpaceX to attempt Falcon 9 rocket launch Wednesday night
Author: 0 SpaceX to attempt Falcon 9 rocket launch Wednesday night

The launch webcast should begin above around 10 minutes prior to the opening of the launch window, so at around 7:28 PM EDT (4:28 PM PDT). The Intelsat 35e satellite will provide commercial broadband communications services in the Caribbean, as well as services for "government applications in the Caribbean, trans-Europe to Africa and the African continent", according to a statement from SpaceX .

Science China's elevated bus project scrapped
Author: 0 China's elevated bus project scrapped

A Chinese inventor's plans to develop a "traffic-straddling bus " have been effectively scrapped after the arrests of 32 people from an investment company that backed the project. China was interested in it as a way of sorting out notorious traffic congestion and air pollution. "They're holding over 30 people connected to the capital-raising platform Huaying Kailai, which raised funds from individual investors for the bus", stated the report.

Science Call for ban on sex robots as demand picks up
Author: 0 Call for ban on sex robots as demand picks up

There are around five makers of sex robots worldwide, with prices ranging from around £4,000 to more than £11,600 for a "deluxe" model. Some have touch-sensitive skin and even pre-programmed emotions and personalities. The report points to a Japanese company called Trottla, which now manufactures and markets child sex dolls. Cover: Catalan nanotechnology engineer Sergi Santos holds the head of Samantha, a sex doll packed with artificial intelligence providing her the capability to respond to ...

Science Cuphead is Not Coming to PS4
Author: 0 Cuphead is Not Coming to PS4

The PC version of the game will launch on Steam and the Windows Store, with a GoG release likely following shortly afterward. We own the Cuphead IP', stated StudioMDHR in the thread that discussed how the games developers remortgaged their homes to pay for the games development.

Science Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park leave 'Hawaii Five-0'
Author: 0 Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park leave 'Hawaii Five-0'

In earlier interviews, the actor explained that he sustained countless injuries while performing stunts for his scenes on the show, thus, requiring him to undergo stem cell treatments for his spine. Both actors have been on the rebooted classic cops drama since it started in 2010, according to Vox . 'We are so appreciative of Daniel and Grace's enormous talents, professional excellence and the aloha spirit they brought to each and every one of our 168 episodes, ' a CBS spokesperson said in ...

Author: 0 Supergroup PLC (LON:SGP) Earns Hold Rating from Liberum Capital

The company has market cap of $149.62 million. It has a 39.63 P/E ratio . Bain Capital Public Equity Management Llc holds 5.81% of its portfolio in Citrix Systems, Inc. The company's market capitalization is GBX 530.72 million. The Firm is a bank financial services company. The Firm operates through three divisions: Human Healthcare, Animal Healthcare and Contamination Control.

Science Blizzard teases Doomfist yet again - will this be the next Overwatch hero?
Author: 0 Blizzard teases Doomfist yet again - will this be the next Overwatch hero?

Blizzard has been quite hush on the subject of Doomfist entering the Overwatch world as a playable hero, recognising that expectations are now through the roof. We've learned throughout the course of the game that Doomfist is the name taken on by the wielder of the Doomfist gauntlet, and that there has been more than one Doomfist .

Science First UK Amazon Prime Day Deal Revealed
Author: 0 First UK Amazon Prime Day Deal Revealed

TechRadar reported that those who will subscribe for a new Amazon Prime membership in the United Kingdom will be paying only £59 rather than the usual £79 for a very limited time . You can also find out the weather, latest news headlines, sport results and more. From pet lovers to gardeners and techies to artists - find your deals even faster.

Science Enforcement of Thai law against illegal migrant workers delayed for 6 months
Author: 0 Enforcement of Thai law against illegal migrant workers delayed for 6 months

The Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok had called on illegal workers not to leave Thailand as officials attempt to negotiate a deal to allow migrants to stay in their jobs. He said the migrant worker exodus had now eased and those who had left need to follow legal procedures before returning to Thailand. Others were being supported by recruitment agencies working with their Thai employers.

Science Google bitter over $2.74 billion European Union fine
Author: 0 Google bitter over $2.74 billion European Union fine

The EU argues: "Google has systematically given prominent placement to its own comparison shopping service" by placing Google Shopping results "at or near the top of the search results". As a result, competitors are much less likely to be clicked on. While some comparison shopping sites naturally want Google to show them more prominently, our data shows that people usually prefer links that take them directly to the products they want, not to websites where they have to repeat their searches...

Science Dinosaur Extinction Allowed Frogs to Conquer the Planet
Author: 0 Dinosaur Extinction Allowed Frogs to Conquer the Planet

Frogs are wonderful creatures which have been around for 200 million years. Like many species that flourished after the dinosaurs , these frogs may have opportunistically occupied ecological niches suddenly left vacant. Today's frogs, comprising more than 6,700 known species, as well as many other animal and plant species are under severe stress around the world because of habitat destruction, human population explosion and climate change, possibly heralding a new period of mass extinction.

Science Why are Kollywood's leading stars silent over tax blues in Tamil Nadu?
Author: 0 Why are Kollywood's leading stars silent over tax blues in Tamil Nadu?

Tamil film industry is in total disarray following the Tamil Nadu government's announcement to levy 30% of entertainment tax over and above the newly implemented GST rate of 28%. Let's take a look at the scenario on entertainment tax in other states. Ramanathan claimed that only in India do cinema theatres have no right to fix ticket prices.

Science We might see more Crash Bandicoot after positive launch
Author: 0 We might see more Crash Bandicoot after positive launch

That same cheat code appears to activate in the N'Sane Trilogy's menu system too, though it doesn't seem to actually do anything (thanks KitGuru ). Based on Hirshberg's statements, it does look like Activision is still interested in the series as a whole.