Author: 0 Senate to send $1.1T spending bill to Trump

Pat Leahy of Vermont, who called the bill "a good deal for the American people". But the signs of discontent were visible even from members of Trump's Cabinet. He's saying Tuesday he can't back the legislation because it undermines insurance protections that current law gives people with pre-existing illnesses.

Science Bengals owner acknowledges drafting Joe Mixon was a risk
Author: 0 Bengals owner acknowledges drafting Joe Mixon was a risk

Mike Brown says in a letter to The Cincinnati Enquirer on Friday that Mixon "did a bad thing" when he punched a woman in the face in 2014, breaking bones. He went to Memphis and was ideal on extra points, making all 202 during his four-year career - a remarkable feat, given how holders and snappers change in college.

Science Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors
Author: 0 Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors

However Uber's lawyers stated in the letter to Portland authorities that Greyball was used " exceedingly sparingly " in the city before it was approved in 2015, notes Reuters. Created in 2014, the software was utilized in areas including Boston, Las Vegas, Oregon and Paris to "tag" customers believed to be law enforcement or government representatives.

Author: 0 Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science

As the main rally began in Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning, thousands gathered in the rain on the National Mall wearing white lab coats and carrying signs. Critics have called out the movement for forcing scientists into the political sphere. Demonstrators in Australia kicked off the day of protest. A protester left a "Science Makes America Great" sign in front of the Environmental Protection Agency during the March for Science .

Author: 0 Russia: US prohibited from flying over Syrian 'de-escalation zones'

The safe zones that regional powers have agreed to create in Syria will be closed for military planes of the global US-led coalition, Russia's envoy to Syria talks said. A deal unveiled by Russia's military to set up safe zones in Syria has come into force. "We agreed that the de-escalation zones will be established for a period of six months with the option of automatic extension for another six months unless there will not be some circumstances and the guarantor states will take the ...

Author: 0 Jefferies International Reiterated Prudential PLC (LON:PRU) As 'Hold'

On Monday analysts at Jefferies International reiterated Prudential PLC's (LON:PRU) shares as "Hold" in a research note issued to investors. They now have a GBX 1920.00 PT on the stock. In other Prudential plc news, insider John W. Foley sold 22,807 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 4th. The stock of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 31 by Societe Generale.

Author: 0 Trump signs order looking to reverse Obama's ban on off-shore drilling

The latest plan for the years 2017-2022 was finalized under the Obama administration; in a major blow to the oil industry, the plan put certain areas in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans off limits for drilling, instead allowing leasing in the Gulf of Mexico and in Alaska's Cook Inlet.

Science Russian Federation presents greatest threat to US: FBI chief
Author: 0 Russian Federation presents greatest threat to US: FBI chief

Comey said that he chose to reopen the probe because Federal Bureau of Investigation agents found "thousands" of e-mails from Clinton on the laptop of former lawmaker Anthony Weiner , who was married to Huma Abedin, one of the Democratic presidential nominee's closest political advisers.

Science Thousands join global rallies for science
Author: 0 Thousands join global rallies for science

He argued that the framers of the Constitution would be more receptive to the findings of the scientific community. Donald Trump has called climate change a "hoax" and is taking steps to pare back the Environmental Protection Agency , as well as reversing many environmental initiatives undertaken by the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Watch SpaceX nail Falcon 9 landing after launching United States spy satellite

SpaceX is set to launch another Falcon 9 carrying a commercial satellite from Kennedy Space Center as soon as May 15. The launch, originally planned for Sunday, was delayed 24 hours due to a sensor issue. The primary significance of today's launch for SpaceX is that it allows the company to crack into the lucrative national security launch market. Unlike the last SpaceX mission, the company will attempt to land the booster back in Cape Canaveral.

Author: 0 Thousands attend SF Milestone March for Science

CNN reported that scientist at Germany's Neumayer Station, a research institute in Antarctica braved 27°F temperatures (that's...not as cold as I'd hope) to express their support for the action. As with the Women's March on the day after Trump's inauguration, participants' sign game was strong at all the protests. " It's not about the current administration ".

Author: 0 Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

During the phone call, Trump asked several questions, including the timing for sending humans to Mars, despite the fact he signed a bill last month that set a goal for NASA to do that by 2033. Whitson is now aboard the International Space Station serving as the commander of Expedition 51. Ivanka Trump took the opportunity to talk about the INSPIRE Women Act, which seeks to get more female students interested in science and math.

Science Indonesia jail breakout: Hundreds of prisoners escape
Author: 0 Indonesia jail breakout: Hundreds of prisoners escape

Hundreds of police and soldiers were deployed near Sialang Bungkuk Prison in Pekanbaru, the capital of Riau province, and were blockading roads to the capital and other provinces, according to Wayan Dusak, a justice and human rights ministry official.

Author: 0 Why Windows 10 S is like giving babies cigarettes

The Microsoft Surface Laptop comes in four colors: platinum, burgundy, cobalt blue, and graphite gold. And yet, it's shaping up that way. There are already speculations that Microsoft is revealing the Surface Pro 5 soon, so Business Insider is betting that the big reveal would be that of the highly anticipated tablet hybrid.

Science From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years
Author: 0 From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years

Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, will permanently discontinue his royal duties in the fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday in a surprise announcement. The title, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News UK, posted a story online with the headline: " Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc etc".

Science Kidnapped UN official to be freed, Colombia general says
Author: 0 Kidnapped UN official to be freed, Colombia general says

Rodrigo Pardo said the captors are a unit of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia who refused to lay down their weapons as part of a peace deal past year. The kidnappers have been identified as dissident former FARC rebels, who have rejected a peace process with the government. The top UN visit was marred by the kidnapping of an employee of the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), allegedly by FARC dissidents, in southern Colombia.

Author: 0 NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

Independent analysts say that without significant offsetting measures, the corporate tax cut will nearly certainly lead to an increase in the federal deficit, something Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied. Standard deductions and individual deductions: The new plan would double the standard deduction , which is now $6,350 for single filers and $12,700 for married couples.

Science Facebook To Hire 3000 People To Monitor, Remove Violent Content
Author: 0 Facebook To Hire 3000 People To Monitor, Remove Violent Content

This will increase the number of people on Facebook's global community operations team - those who deal with and respond to complaints - from about 4 500 to 7 500. They say that Facebook has been too slow to react to online violence. It was not immediately clear how and where Facebook would deploy the new monitors.

Science Americans hang up on landlines as cellphone homes dominate
Author: 0 Americans hang up on landlines as cellphone homes dominate

According to a study from the National Center for Health Statistics division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), preliminary results from the July-December 2016 survey indicate that 50.8 per cent of U.S. The figures, based on a telephone poll of almost 20,000 households, show just how quickly Americans have abandoned landlines. And 60.7 percent of children or 44 million lived in those wireless-only homes, according to the survey.

Science Cassini's latest fly-by captures Saturn's creepy but fascinating surface
Author: 0 Cassini's latest fly-by captures Saturn's creepy but fascinating surface

The dive you see in the movie is just the first of 22 passes that Cassini plans to make through this uncharted territory over the next four months. People had to take NASA's word on the success of Cassini's first-ever dive, but the space agency has uploaded a video, which showcases the pictures the spacecraft clicked during the dive.

Author: 0 Rabbi Boteach Reveals Bannon's Whiteboard of Dreams

Well, now we know exactly what's on Bannon's checklist for President Donald Trump. But the sunsetting visas idea's placement on the whiteboard certainly highlights the thinking of influential policy-makers in the Trump administration. Trump also assures us that Bannon and son-in-law Jared Kushner are besties now. Although Trump acknowledged there had been some unrest inside of his White House, he attempted to establish that all of the key players; including Bannon, chief of staff Reince ...

Science What do you think about Facebook's new feature?
Author: 0 What do you think about Facebook's new feature?

However, irrespective of how you feel about this feature, you can expect it to be rolling out to you if it hasn't already been made available. Reactions were introduced in the biggest shake-up the Like button had ever seen. To react to messages on Messenger, simply long press the incoming message. Unlike the Messenger's mobile implementation, there is no animation after you click a reaction button.

Author: 0 Do Analysts See Any Upside to Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)?

Acrospire Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Freeport-McMoRan during the first quarter valued at $122,000. Insiders sold 137,645 shares of company stock valued at $2,108,031 in the last ninety days. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co". On April 27, 2017, the Board of Directors authorized a dividend of $0.12 per share payable on May 31, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 17, 2017.

Science Jelly, the smallest 4G smartphone with Android Nougat
Author: 0 Jelly, the smallest 4G smartphone with Android Nougat

However, a Shanghai-based startup called Unihertz plans to do something slightly different. As you can already imagine, the smartphone would appear rather puny when placed side by side with the Samsung Galaxy S8 +. Jelly runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and supports ultra-fast 4G network. Both the models have two nano sim slots. Still, the current asking price of $79 is a mighty reasonable ask for the privilege of owning a modern-ish device with up to three days of working battery life.

Science What you Need to Know about the Meteor Shower this Weekend
Author: 0 What you Need to Know about the Meteor Shower this Weekend

It was at this time the Earth passes through a meteor shower high activity of ETA-Aquarids, peaking on those dates, but star rain will last until the end of the month. The Eta Aquarid originates from Halley's Comet . "So you'd think the shower would be about the same as seen from around the globe". It's traditionally more visible from the Southern hemisphere, but will peak on the night of May 6 - and could be visible just before dawn in the UK.

Science Hubble captures massive galaxy cluster in stunning detail
Author: 0 Hubble captures massive galaxy cluster in stunning detail

Researchers think dark matter is more common in the universe than visible matter, but because it does not absorb or emit light, they have a hard time finding it and studying it. Instead, the gravity of the cluster acts as a huge lens in space, magnifying and stretching images of background galaxies like a funhouse mirror. SEE MORE: How Does NASA Transport A Massive $9 Billion Telescope? The bluish objects are spiral galaxies, like the Milky Way, and are home to younger stars, a ...

Author: 0 Apple TV may be getting Amazon Prime Video at long last

Amazon, for instance, sells Fire TV sticks and boxes that bring video to TV sets, just like Apple TV boxes do. And, what about Apple Movies on Amazon Fire TV? However, Amazon has been successful in attracting customers for its tablet and at an affordable price though it has been a different product compared to Apple's iPad that caters to different sections.

Science Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android
Author: 0 Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android

If you've received an email from someone in your contact list with a Google document, don't open it or click the link in it. Google said only the contact information of users was accessed in the phishing scam and no other data was exposed.

Author: 0 Microsoft Unveil Their New Surface Laptop

On the inside is an Intel Core i5 with 4 GB random-access memory (RAM)/128 GB solid state drive (SSD) storage and 8 GB/256 GB configurations. Meanwhile, administrators will be able to setup machines using a USB drive with preconfigured options - Windows 10 S will simply detect the key and customize all the settings accordingly.

Author: 0 March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

Trump went on to say that science does not only depend on ideology, but it also requires "honest inquiry and robust debate". Protesters line Central Park West during the Earth Day " March For Science NYC" demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , US, April 22, 2017 .

Science How to make a pan-India film
Author: 0 How to make a pan-India film

He wrote, "With all the praises my father is getting, this picture has just taken it to the next level!" It became the first ever Indian movie to collect Rs.743 crores gross collections all over the world. The film is refusing to slow down in the overseas market as well with collecting 69.73 Cr in just United States. The company is expecting sustained demand in the second week, with gross collections likely to cross Rs.

Author: 0 Tesla 1Q loss widens on increased spending ahead of Model 3

Q1 revenues were just under $2.7 billion with total net loss for the quarter of almost $400 million. Excluding some items, Tesla lost $1.33 a share, a bigger deficit than analysts estimated. Palo Alto, California-based Tesla is also expanding its network of stores and charging stations to meet anticipated demand. The company said it plans to add almost 100 retail, delivery and service locations globally, a 30 percent increase from today, and plans to add 100 mobile fix trucks in this ...

Author: 0 In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight

Following the United incident, Southwest Airlines Co said it would stop overbooking its flights. "I paid for the seat". Schear refused and an employee tells him refusing to get off the plane was a federal offense and he could be jailed.

Author: 0 Astronaut breaks American record for time in space, honored by Trump

NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Kate Rubins also participated, as did Trump's daughter, Ivanka. "It's an exciting time" as NASA prepares for human expeditions to Mars in the 2030s, included in new legislation signed by Trump last month. When Whitson said a Mars trip would likely happen in the 2030s, Trump joked that NASA would have to speed up its timeline to complete the mission, "at worst, during my second term".

Author: 0 Dems: GOP health care plan is a 'broken promise'

The bill's reception in the conservative press was mixed in the immediate aftermath of a 217-to-213 vote, with some outlets celebrating the result as a promise fulfilled by President Trump and others focusing on the hurried process and stiff challenge ahead in the Senate.

Science Tusk tells PM: Don't let emotions get out of hand
Author: 0 Tusk tells PM: Don't let emotions get out of hand

Davis, who also attended the dinner, said the change of direction was the result of a story in the Financial Times suggesting Britain might have to pay more as it leaves the European Union, and a story in the Times saying other European Union leaders won't be directly negotiating with May.

Science Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager
Author: 0 Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager

He made it clear that more talks are necessary as the club looks to make a plan a championship promotion bid, and that will include hard discussions about the size of the summer transfer budget. Moyes said he expected the club to be in a relegation fight shortly after being appointed, which led to criticism, but had no regrets about speaking his mind.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5 with 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 spotted on Oppomart

Although the OnePlus 3 came out last June, the follow-up OnePlus 3T appeared in November. Since OnePlus positions its smartphones as the premium flagship phones, the OnePlus 5 is likely to come powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 processor .

Science Trump Supports Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's Murderous Drug War
Author: 0 Trump Supports Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's Murderous Drug War

Mr Duterte told reporters on Monday that he might be " too busy " to go to the USA because he is also supposed to visit Russian Federation and Israel. Instead, President Donald Trump has offered Duterte an unqualified embrace that effectively blesses his murderous campaign. "Under the right circumstances was, I believe, the phrase used", Spicer said.

Science Modi's gift satellite to Saarc buddies to take off today
Author: 0 Modi's gift satellite to Saarc buddies to take off today

The 28-hour countdown for the launch of the South Asia Satellite or GSAT-9 is progressing smoothly at the spaceport. "I welcome all the South Asian countries who have joined us on this momentous endeavour", he had said. In his radio addressMann Ki Baat on April 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to the satellite, saying the "spirit of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas ...

Science Motorola could soon be launching a Moto tablet
Author: 0 Motorola could soon be launching a Moto tablet

The same source also leaked a screenshot of the software running on the upcoming device that reveals the existence of Productivity Mode, a feature that looks like an enhanced version of the traditional Multi-Window mode introduced by Android 7.0 Nougat.

Author: 0 Confirmed: Prey's input lag on PS4 has been fixed

Colantonio also pointed to the fact that PC players can receive refunds on the game if they purchase from Steam . Yesterday, nearing the end of the hour-long demo of the game, Prey's launch trailer was released showing off tech and powers you can unlock in-game.

Author: 0 House Republicans repeal Obamacare, hurdles await in US Senate

Elected officials throughout the Bay Area are reacting to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow passage Thursday of a bill that President Donald Trump has called "a repeal and a replace of Obamacare ". The revised version of the American Health Care Act , which passed by a 217-213 vote, is a major step toward repealing and replacing ObamaCare. Polls have shown a public distaste for the repeal effort and a gain in popularity for Mr Obama's statute, and Democrats - solidly opposing ...

Author: 0 Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop with price tag of $999

With Windows 10 S , you'll only be able to download and install software from the Microsoft Store , including programs and other add-ons you use with your programs. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earlier revealed the Surface Laptop , a super sleek notebook, which represents the tech company's first-ever genuine attempt at rolling out a "true" clamshell laptop device.

Science Apple's revenue continues to decline in China
Author: 0 Apple's revenue continues to decline in China

In early morning trading in New York , Apple shares were down 2% at US$144.50 after the world's biggest company in terms of market capitalisation surprised the market with a dip in sales of its sacred cash cow, the iPhone. He said that the firm continued to be "very enthusiastic" about China but acknowledged that sales will likely not rebound this quarter. Apple sold 4.2 million Macs , up from 4 percent year-on-year.

Author: 0 USA spy satellite launched into space by Elon Musk's SpaceX

The launch, which was originally scheduled for Sunday, was almost postponed for a second time, according to Elon Musk - SpaceX's founder. SpaceX on Monday blasted off a secretive USA payload, known as NROL-76, marking the first military launch for the aerospace company headed by billionaire tycoon Elon Musk , various media reported today.

Author: 0 Bekele hampered by shoes in London defeat

Radcliffe still holds the women's world record of 2:15.25, set at the London Marathon in 2003, when she ran against men and women. A great Ethiopian finished second in the women's race too, as Tirunesh Dibaba chased Keitany home to set a national record, despite suffering from stomach cramps, with her compatriot Aselefech Mergia third.

Author: 0 Researchers try to find reason 2016 polls missed the mark

Yates is expected to tell a Senate Judiciary subcommittee led by Sen. "It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election". According to Comey, Abedin would send them to Weiner so he could print them out as "a matter of convenience" and then she could deliver them to Clinton.