Subtropical Storm Alberto could be a rainmaker, but not for Texas

Note the heavy rain that will fall along and to the east of the tropical storm. It will send a plume of tropical moisture towards the Gulf Coast for the weekend and that means very heavy rainfall is possible. The impacts from the system will stay eas... More..

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CO2 lowers rice quality, study says
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

CO2 lowers rice quality, study says

In the new study , scientists exposed rice to higher Carbon dioxide concentrations and found an average of 10.3% drop in protein, 8% drop in iron, 5.1% drop in iron, 12.7% drop in B5 vitamin levels and a 30% d...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; expected to soak Florida
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; expected to soak Florida

Forecasters fear the front has an 80 percent chance of deteriorating into a subtropical or tropical depression this weekend. Sunday will be wet. About four to six inches are expected for the greater Fort La...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms off coast of Mexico, forecasters say
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms off coast of Mexico, forecasters say

Thursday runs of our top intensity models. predicted [the storm] could get considerably stronger than previously thought, with peak winds ranging from 40 mph .to 80 mph", writes Jeff Masters of the Weather ...More..

Ford helped rig candidate nomination: Liberals
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Ford helped rig candidate nomination: Liberals

The Progressive Conservative leader and the Liberal premier raised the alarm Wednesday about what they consider the risks of supporting the New Democrats , after recent polls suggest the party is tied with...More..

SpaceX is about to launch 2 NASA satellites into orbit
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

SpaceX is about to launch 2 NASA satellites into orbit

Called GRACE-FO, for short, the mission will detect the movement of Earth's water masses and changes in mass within the planet by measuring variations in gravity through tiny fluctuations in the distance betwee...More..

Curiosity’s new percussive drilling produces first rock samples since 2016
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Curiosity’s new percussive drilling produces first rock samples since 2016

This technique, called Feed Extended Drilling , keeps the drill's bit extended out past two stabilizer posts that were originally used to steady the drill against Martian rocks. "This first maneuver is the lar...More..

Infinity War Writers Explain What Happened to Sharon Carter
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Infinity War Writers Explain What Happened to Sharon Carter

The first Avengers 4 synopsis has been released, which means it's time to parse the brief summary of the upcoming comic book movie for every tiny detail. What we do know is, Peyton Reed will return to dir...More..

Race Review: Dennis Wins Giro's 16th Stage Time Trial, Yates Holds Lead
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Race Review: Dennis Wins Giro's 16th Stage Time Trial, Yates Holds Lead

Yates' time over the largely flat 34.2km course in Trento, in the north of Italy, was 97seconds down on the stage victor, Rohan Dennis (BMC). Italian Domenico Pozzovivo of Bahrain-Merida is third, three m...More..

Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange Trump talks
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange Trump talks

In a statement from Freidman, read aloud on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" Tuesday evening, Freidman acknowledged his business relationship with Cohen. Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern Dis...More..

Jets to pay fines if players violate anthem policy
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jets to pay fines if players violate anthem policy

With an easy alternative right in their laps that would have put the issue to rest - play " The Star-Spangled Banner " while teams are in the locker rooms, as was the case not that long ago - the owners went an...More..

Maduro orders expulsion of United States charge d'affaires
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Maduro orders expulsion of United States charge d'affaires

The group in a statement said the members' diplomats in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas , would return to their respective countries for consultations. Falcon called for a new election, complaining about the g...More..

Experimental Ebola Vaccinations, Considered 'Paradigm Shift,' Begin In Congo
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Experimental Ebola Vaccinations, Considered 'Paradigm Shift,' Begin In Congo

In the next few days, the world will find out whether it's possible to stop an outbreak as relentless as Ebola . The DRC's health minister said medics have reported 49 cases hemorrhagic fever cases, 22 o...More..

AI to be 'new weapon' in cancer fight, Theresa May will say
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

AI to be 'new weapon' in cancer fight, Theresa May will say

May referenced the use of smart technologies to "help people continue to enjoy life if they have a health condition". In a speech in Macclesfield today, Ms May challenged the NHS and tech sector to use da...More..

Commuters face Monday misery as train timetables change sparks cancellations and delays
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Commuters face Monday misery as train timetables change sparks cancellations and delays

New timetables for the Intercity and regional routes - including faster trains to Ipswich and Norwich, and hourly service from Ipswich to Peterborough and through trains from Lowestoft to London via Ipswich s...More..

Texas School Shooter's Lawyer Looking Into Bullying Charges
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Texas School Shooter's Lawyer Looking Into Bullying Charges

This is the 22nd United States of America school shooting so far this year, and the third instance in eight days in which a gunman was on a school campus. Drake said all the church leaders were wearing the shir...More..

German prosecutors want to extradite former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

German prosecutors want to extradite former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

There, he entered prison of Neumünster where he spent twelve days before being released after payment of a bail of 75,000 euros. The state court in Schleswig disagreed and rejected the request. The arrest warra...More..

New details emerge about deadly school shooting in Texas
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

New details emerge about deadly school shooting in Texas

But Lauren Severin, a 17-year-old junior wearing a cross around her neck, told Burnett that her impression of the suspect was very different after having a couple classes with him. "It's been happening everywhe...More..

Loch Ness likely to hide a secret species (of bacterium)
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Loch Ness likely to hide a secret species (of bacterium)

Next month, however, an global team of scientists led by Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago, New Zealand, will conduct an investigation into the waters of the famous loch which could help to settle the m...More..

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent

Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam condemns Thoothukudi shooting - "The protests against the Sterlite plant were taken lightly by the Tamil Nadu government and that attitude is the reason for today's unfor...More..

Texas school shooter's dad: Son was 'mistreated' by classmates
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Texas school shooter's dad: Son was 'mistreated' by classmates

The problem is hearts without God. Shana Fisher , 16, was one of 10 people shot and killed at Texas's Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18. I couldn't believe it. 17, is under suicide watch at the Galv...More..

by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

"Turbulent Atmosphere": Delhi Archbishop's Letter Stirs A Controversy

The letter was sent with a prayer that he said must be read at masses on Sunday. In the letter, the Archbishop called upon all Christians to "observe a day of fast every Friday of the week by foregoing at lea...More..

Palestinian FM to press ICC on war crimes probe
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Palestinian FM to press ICC on war crimes probe

Commenting on the Palestinian referral to the ICC on Tuesday, the Israeli foreign ministry said the request is "legally invalid". Here is a closer look at the Palestinian move and its implications. Jordan a...More..

The Billboard Music Awards: All the Highlights
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Billboard Music Awards: All the Highlights

Jennifer Lopez , fresh off her Billboard Music Awards performance in Las Vegas , joined Wolfgang Puck to celebrate the release of her new single, "Dinero", at a private party held during a first-look at th...More..

On the Billboard Awards 2018
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

On the Billboard Awards 2018

Clarkson, who has spoken out before against gun violence, talked about how she was from Texas. "Why don't we not do a 'moment of silence, ' why don't we do a 'moment of action, '" she suggested. "Instead of a...More..

More than 100 dead in Cuban plane crash, only three survive disaster
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

More than 100 dead in Cuban plane crash, only three survive disaster

Global Air said the plane was flying with a crew of six Mexicans - the pilot, co-pilot, three flight attendants and a maintenance technician. Six Mexican crew members were also killed. More than 100 people ...More..

United States sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

United States sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party

The action against Cabello, second-in-command of the ruling United Socialist party, comes just ahead of elections scheduled for Sunday. The U.S. Treasury on Friday imposed sanctions against Cabello, his wif...More..

Xiaomi to launch new smartphone on its 8th Anniversary on May 31
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Xiaomi to launch new smartphone on its 8th Anniversary on May 31

This hints towards two possibilities, one being that the Mi 7 will be launched as the Mi 8 during Xiaomi's 2018 Annual Product Launch event to honor the 8th anniversary of the lineup or the company could en...More..

Apples to bring accessible coding to schools for blind, deaf
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Apples to bring accessible coding to schools for blind, deaf

With teacher guides and lessons, students learn the basics on iPad with Swift Playgrounds which lets them use real code to solve puzzles and control characters with just a tap. With VoiceOver integration, Sw...More..

Google Play Movies Support Starts Rolling Out To Google Home
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Google Play Movies Support Starts Rolling Out To Google Home

The support has been notably absent despite the slow addition of support for other video platforms. The option to play your Google Play Movies & TV content is live only in the United States, with our tests ...More..

Evidence of Planet Nine Possibly Found
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Evidence of Planet Nine Possibly Found

Most objects in our solar system orbit within the same plane, but the new object doesn't. In a very unexpected move, it seems that scientists might have finally found real evidence that the mysterious planet ...More..

New Xbox Adaptive Controller Brings Games to People with Limited Mobility
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

New Xbox Adaptive Controller Brings Games to People with Limited Mobility

The possibilities for the upcoming Xbox Adaptive Controller are truly endless, mentioned attachments including pedals for foot control of both auto and characters, and even compatibility with a Quadstick - a ...More..

Google to Phase Out 'Secure' Badge In Chrome's Address Bar
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Google to Phase Out 'Secure' Badge In Chrome's Address Bar

However Google now feels that there are enough HTTPS websites where HTTP websites are now the exception and the "not secure" badge can be used. Google announced on Thursday in an official blog post that t...More..

Monzo now supports Apple Pay in its banking services
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Monzo now supports Apple Pay in its banking services

Apple Pay has today expanded to the Ukraine; customers who bank with PrivatBank can now register their cards on their iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch and Macs . Instead, "a unique Device Account Number is assi...More..

Microsoft to continue providing cloud services to the United States intelligence agencies
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Microsoft to continue providing cloud services to the United States intelligence agencies

Under the agreement, the Intelligence community will use Microsoft's products, like Office 365 for US Government and Azure Government , via a Joint Enterprise Licensing Agreement awarded to Dell Inc. A...More..