Science USA warships headed toward Western Pacific near Korea
Author: 0 USA warships headed toward Western Pacific near Korea

The official said that the move of the Vinson strike group is in response to recent North Korean provocations. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group will move from Singapore to waters near the Korean peninsula, according to a media report.

Science Thompson stuns Sock to give Australia 1-0 Davis Cup lead
Author: 0 Thompson stuns Sock to give Australia 1-0 Davis Cup lead

The United States admitted Thursday they are wary of the Nick Kyrgios factor in their quarterfinal with traditional Davis Cup rivals Australia in Brisbane this week. The Americans named Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson for Saturday's doubles rubber against John Peers and Sam Groth. Sock declined to say at his press conference after his loss to Thompson why he had played with such fatigue, but later on Friday told the Davis Cup website he was struggling with a cold.

Author: 0 Major US Internet providers say they will not sell customer browsing histories

In a blog post , Gerard Lewis , the chief privacy officer for Comcast , said: "We do not sell our broadband customers' individual web browsing history ". But critics of the FCC privacy rules argued that the regulations placed stricter requirements on broadband companies than on tech firms, creating an imbalance that could only be resolved by rolling back the FCC rules and designing something new.

Science Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Preview
Author: 0 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Preview

The supercharger provides up to 11.6 psi of boost and spins at a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm. Jeep has taken the full-fat 527kW, 875Nm 6.2-litre supercharged Hemi V8 from the Dodge Hellcat models with its heavy-duty eight-speed auto , and hooked it up to an all-wheel drive drivetrain and stuffed it under a soccer mum friendly body.

Author: 0 Florida Leaders Give Bipartisan Support To Syria Airstrike

Striking Assad could put the United States on a collision course with Russian Federation, which intervened on the Syrian president's side in 2015, turning the tide of the conflict against mostly Sunni Muslim rebel groups in his favor. military's "illegitimate" missile strikes had encouraged "terrorists" in Syria. The missiles struck the Syrian airfield where the plane that carried the chemical weapon in this week's attack that killed dozens - including children - took off from.

Science Man Utd flops letting Mourinho down - Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Man Utd flops letting Mourinho down - Ibrahimovic

The way Sunderland have played lately, they'll be lucky if United only win by two goals. "With Sunderland , the circus reference sometimes feels far too apt as well". Lawro's full predictions v singer Amy Macdonald. Hosts Sunderland are now rock bottom in the Premier League table with 20 points from 30 matches this year, having lost five of their last six ahead of this day's conflict.

Author: 0 Asteroid Will Pass Earth In Mid April

They argue that we have no reason to worry because its trajectory indicates that the chances to hit us are close to zero. A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth - but there's no need to duck and cover. The comet will approach Earth at a safe distance of roughly 109 million miles. "Maybe. If the weather allows it, and you have a telescope that is 8" in diameter or bigger, then you might be able to enjoy the asteroid.

Science Russia Denounces Lack of Evidence by United States of America to Attack Syria
Author: 0 Russia Denounces Lack of Evidence by United States of America to Attack Syria

The carrier soon will begin launching airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The so-called "deconfliction line" between the United States and Russian Federation has been credited by a number of U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin, a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, condemned the US strikes near Homs, saying they broke global law and have seriously damaged US-Russia relations.

Science Ex-Korean President Park arrested on 13 charges
Author: 0 Ex-Korean President Park arrested on 13 charges

A source within the prosecutors' office says they still don't know whether Park will be questioned at the Seoul Detention Center or be summoned to the prosecutors' office. "Traitor Park was. thrown into a solitary cell in a prisoner uniform", the state KCNA news agency said, adding her detention was "welcomed" by South Korean media and a "majority of the people".

Author: 0 What is the possibility of a US-Russia confrontation over Syria

Though a spokesperson went on to say that Moscow would help Syria strengthen its air defenses. "If he wants to make Syria another platform for military intervention, then we return to the model that was under Bush and Obama, only with a real risk of military conflict", Lukyanov said.

Author: 0 Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles

That would be its biggest Q1 profit ever, coming close to its overall profit record set in Q3 2013 and representing a almost 50 per cent increase on the same period previous year when Samsung made 6.68 trillion won. A recent interview with MobileSyrup, Samsung Canada stated there was a total of 67,000 Note 7 smartphones in the Canadian marketplace, with 99 percent now returned.

Author: 0 World Reacts to Trump's Syria Strike, And The Kremlin Sends Reinforcements

But even as he spoke broadly during the December cocktail gathering about a US responsibility over the horrors taking place in Syria, he was clearly undergoing a shift in his approach to the conflict there as his moral responsibility as the US President and "leader of the free world" began to sink in.

Author: 0 Samsung expects second-highest profits for first quarter

Revenue rose 0.4 per cent to 50 trillion won, just ahead of analysts' forecasts. The independent counsel who twice sought to arrest Lee during his 90-day investigation into the corruption scandal that led to impeachment of Park Geun-hye also appeared in court on Friday.

Author: 0 EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops

Under Obama, the EPA proposed in 2015 to revoke all uses of chlorpyrifos on food - a move taken in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America . The chemical was banned in 2000 for use in most household settings but still today is used at about 40,000 farms on about 50 different types of crops, ranging from almonds to apples.

Author: 0 Basque separatists ETA hand list of arms caches to French police

ETA later began to target politicians, civil servants and journalists, as well as business representatives who refused to pay the "revolutionary tax" demanded to finance the group. "The only real guarantee of success are the thousands of people gathering tomorrow in Bayonne [southwestern France] supporting disarmament". "The only logical response to this situation is (for ETA) to announce its definitive dissolution, to apologise to its victims and to disappear rather than mount media ...

Science Has Galaxy S8 facial recognition tech been bypassed?
Author: 0 Has Galaxy S8 facial recognition tech been bypassed?

Last month it was reported that Samsung had chose to add facial recognition to the Galaxy S8 because of late doubts about the speed and reliability of the iris scanning feature also included in phone, so it's possible that the software algorithms still require some fine-tuning.

Science Supreme Court Rules, Bentley Impeachment Back on
Author: 0 Supreme Court Rules, Bentley Impeachment Back on

EDT on Monday. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin on Friday said he was granting the governor's request for a temporary restraining order. The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin the process on Monday. Bentley has no shortage of issues requiring attorneys. The Alabama House Judiciary Committee sought the investigation ahead of considering impeachment articles against the governor for willful neglect of duty and corruption in office.

Author: 0 U.S. 'prepared to do more' against Syria atrocities

The American Civil Liberties Union said , "Assad's illegality does not excuse illegality in response". Former President Barack Obama had turned back from military intervention against the Assad regime in 2013 and President Donald Trump has been opposed to US involvement in the Syrian civil war.

Science YouTube implements 10K ad-serving threshold
Author: 0 YouTube implements 10K ad-serving threshold

YouTube has updated the terms of its Partner Program in a move it says should help protect creators. "If everything looks good, we'll bring this channel into YPP [YouTube Partner Program] and begin serving ads against their content".

Science North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria
Author: 0 North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

Trump spoke publicly of progress on a range of issues in his first U.S. But Trump and Xi, politicians with distinctly different styles and experience levels, appeared cordial and businesslike in their interactions, with no outward sign of tensions.

Author: 0 Bribery trial of Samsung heir begins

In his first court appearance in what is being called "the trial of the century", Samsung executive and company board Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong denied claims that he sent bribes to South Korea's former president in order to expand his influence over the company.

Science BCCI SGM adjourned till Wednesday
Author: 0 BCCI SGM adjourned till Wednesday

The COA's instruction before Sunday's SGM is an indication about what the members may face if they decide to appoint former BCCI president N Srinivasan as its representative at various ICC meetings. He has also completed nine years as an office bearer both at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) and the BCCI, which disqualifies him automatically.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to blame for Syria deaths - Sir Michael Fallon

He said that for that "this oppressive Assad needs to go". Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow next week, his office announced on Saturday, saying "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally".

Author: 0 Samsung's insane day: Bumper profits, new phone and its chief on trial

Samsung has acknowledged making the payments but has denied that they were meant to curry political favors from Park. It is thought that Samsung's semiconductor division is responsible for the better than expected financial results, and analysts predict that the company will see even more success in the second quarter of the year as hype over the firm's newest handset, the Galaxy S8 , builds.

Author: 0 Samsung Expects 48% Rise In Q1 Operating Profit

The company held the handset back until this month while it reviewed its quality control system, aiming to avoid a repeat of last summer's problems with the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7. Memory chip sales increased but its own smartphone sales declined on the year, apparently due to the delayed release of the high-end Galaxy S8. "We are very positive about the new phone".

Author: 0 US Missile Strikes in Syria Trigger Protests in San Francisco

US intelligence sources told Fox News they believe with "high confidence" that a deadly gas attack on Syrian civilians was carried out by government aircraft at Shayrat air base, southeast of Homs. Russian Federation was expected to block the United Nations resolution, though, having previously used its veto power seven times to halt United Nations action that would put pressure on its ally Syria .

Author: 0 United Nations holds emergency talks after US Syria attack

Syrian residents of Khan Shaykhun hold signs and pictures on Friday during a protest condemning a suspected chemical weapons attack on their town earlier this week. On Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared that "either Russian Federation has been complicit or Russian Federation has been simply incompetent" in its endeavor to eliminate chemical weapons in Syria .

Author: 0 Swedish police suspect arrested man was driver in truck attack

The man, whose name was not released last night, was arrested hours after the rampage. The Stockholm county council chief physician would not comment on the state of those still remaining in hospital. It swerved from side to side. Karin Rosander, a spokesperson for the prosecutors office in Stockholm, said the suspect was arrested in the Marstea part of northern Stockholm on charges of terrorism.

Science Next Battlefield 1 Expansion Explores The Harsh Russian Winter
Author: 0 Next Battlefield 1 Expansion Explores The Harsh Russian Winter

In a post on the official Battlefield blog DICE has shared some more intel on the future of Battlefield 1 . However, DICE is now scrapping its schedule to promise monthly updates that will help act on more feedback on a timely basis. The development team is also working on a feature update to the Battlefield 1 Rent-a-Server Program which we hope to release soon. This mainly concerning streamlining the flow of matches, especially for Operations, as well as balancing certain aspects of the ...

Author: 0 Want to know the gender of April the giraffe's baby? Pay up

She continues to mill around her stall, apparently untroubled by what has become an internet obsession. Here are some facts about giraffes, their babies and how they are born. "I'm malnourished and dehydrated ... my dog is turning fat because I just can't stop watching and he's being neglected", the Facebook user posted.

Science Congress goes on break, and Trump awaits big progress on agenda
Author: 0 Congress goes on break, and Trump awaits big progress on agenda

Gary Palmer of Alabama and David Schweikert of Arizona, members of the House Freedom Caucus. If the Republicans eventually succeed in repealing the ACA, I will most likely risk going uninsured, and in a worst-case scenario, would have to shut down my business to find employer-sponsored coverage.

Author: 0 Samsung says Q1 profits to surge 50%

Mr Lee's case is " one of the most deep-rooted and typical cases involving unhealthy relations between politicians and businessmen ", said Special Prosecutor Park Young-Soo in his opening statement in Seoul's Central District Court . Samsung's share price has also been performing well, climbing steadily over the last few months despite all the drama the company has been facing at home.

Science Galaxy S8 Plus Prototypes With Dual Camera Setup Leak Online
Author: 0 Galaxy S8 Plus Prototypes With Dual Camera Setup Leak Online

Regarding the company's latest pair of flagships, while both feature a single-lens main camera setup, the Galaxy S8 boasts the Samsung-made SOCELL S5K2L2 sensor, while its larger counterpart is equipped with Sony's new IMX333 sensor. (In the test performed above, it's an 8MP photo displayed on the S8's high-res screen). That's a good question, and one that I've been wondering myself.

Author: 0 LG Elec estimates Q1 profit surged, likely best in nearly 8 years

Still, some analysts said losses likely were smaller in January-March as LG's new lower-tier products fared better and the company reduced marketing spending. He is due to make his first court appearance today, alongside four other Samsung executives, and could face at least five years in prison if found guilty.

Author: 0 Samsung tips best quarterly profit in over three years

And as Samsung prepares to start selling its revamped Galaxy S8 from April 21, the average forecast from the same survey tips Samsung to report a record KRW11.9 trillion (US$10.6 billion) profit in the second quarter. The company on Thursday estimated its operating profit for the first quarter should jump almost 50 percent from the same period a year ago, while its revenue should be about flat but better than analysts expected.

Author: 0 'Tremendous progress' in US, China relations

Many of those aggrieved workers helped Mr Trump win the November presidential election and he is under pressure to deliver on his promises to them. The Republican president, who took office on January 20, tweeted last week that the U.S.

Author: 0 Samsung's profit soars after recovery from Note7 debacle

Samsung intends to announce its first-quarter net profit and sales by unit when it releases revised earnings later in April. And as Samsung prepares to start selling its revamped Galaxy S8 from April 21, the average forecast from the same survey tips Samsung to report a record KRW11.9 trillion (US$10.6 billion) profit in the second quarter.

Author: 0 USA joins Syrian war, bombs base

Obama had declared the use of such weapons a "red line". But was the strike legal? Trump had advocated greater counterterrorism cooperation with Russia, Assad's most powerful military backer. More charitably and for the sake of good-faith argument, we will chalk it up to the sudden weight that comes with the responsibility of being commander-in-chief of the world's most powerful military, and the chilling images of choking children.

Author: 0 Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, manage differences

Trump has urged Xi to pressure North Korea into halting its nuclear program, which is one of the most urgent issues for the US. Chinese President Xi Jinping met with President Trump at the southern White House this week (Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida) to discuss a number of issues from trade to security.

Author: 0 U.S. Navy strike group to move towards Korean peninsula - U.S

The head of North American Aerospace Defence Command (Norad), which provides missile detection and defence for the region, said Thursday she was "extremely confident" of United States capability to intercept a potential intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) bound for America from the North.

Science Samsung's first-quarter operating profit soars, posts highest results since 2013
Author: 0 Samsung's first-quarter operating profit soars, posts highest results since 2013

According to analysts, the company's mobile division, which includes its smartphone business, is estimated to have made a 2.2 trillion won profit in the first quarter. "Semiconductor operating profit for the latest quarter is expected at a robust 6.1 trillion won thanks to higher prices of DRAM and NAND chips", said Claire Kim, an analyst from Daishin Securities.

Science At least 18 dead after air strikes in Syria
Author: 0 At least 18 dead after air strikes in Syria

An air strike killed 15 civilians including four children in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The group reported damage but not whether there were any casualties. United States officials said Russia's military in Syria had been informed of the strike beforehand in order to avoid casualties that could prompt a broader crisis.

Author: 0 Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of smartphones and display panels, said Friday is expecting its best quarterly profit in more than three years thanks to the booming memory chip business. Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone was plagued with problems which caused the device to overheat and in some cases catch fire. Samsung has denied any wrongdoing and Lee has pleaded not guilty.

Science New planets discovered by citizen scientists
Author: 0 New planets discovered by citizen scientists

An Australian citizen scientist has just made a remarkable discovery and detected a sun-like star surround by four planets . And, well, they discovered four new planets clustered tightly around a yellow star - a discovery which scientists say " has profound implications for understanding the history of our own Earth ".

Science S. Korea urges NK to abandon its obsession with nukes, missiles
Author: 0 S. Korea urges NK to abandon its obsession with nukes, missiles

North Koreans cheer after their women's soccer team scored their first goal against South Korea in a qualifying match for the Asian Football Confederation Cup at the Kim Il Sung Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Pyongyang, No. mainland are all within range, and could be fired upon at any time, according to the article. This year, North Korea officials, including young leader Kim Jong Un, have repeatedly indicated an ICBM test, or something similar, could be coming, possibly as soon as ...

Science Samsung has huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal
Author: 0 Samsung has huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

Lee Jae-yong, 48, a vice chairman at Samsung Electronics and the only son of its chairman, was arrested and indicted in February on bribery, embezzlement and three other charges that could entail at least five years in prison if he is proven guilty.

Science SpaceX Successfully Relaunches, Relands an Orbital Rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX Successfully Relaunches, Relands an Orbital Rocket

SpaceX has now landed , as well as launched, Falcon 9 first stages nine times. Moments after the landing, an obviously-elated SpaceX founder Elon Musk hailed at as a big day for the space industry, "proving that something that can be done that many people said was impossible".

Science Labor candidate Liesl Tesch claims NSW seat of Gosford
Author: 0 Labor candidate Liesl Tesch claims NSW seat of Gosford

As was the case in November, tomorrow's round of byelections includes one of serious interest to both sides of politics, and two in safe seats which have been forfeited by the weaker of the two major parties. Locals in North Shore and in Manly have been vocal in their opposition to the state government's plan to forcibly merge the council with its neighbours, which had resulted in legal action against the state government by Mosman, Lane Cove and North Sydney Councils .