Google shifts mobile focus to apps, digital assistant at conference

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesAmazon and Google are now in the early stages on an epic battle to control your home, the effects of which will be be felt for years to come. As announced at Google I/O 2017, the Google Assistant i... More..

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Cyberattack 'under control' in United States after global attack

Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, which employs 3,500 people, wasn't reopening Monday as a "preventative step" while technicians deal with the aftermath of the attack. Brad Smith, Microsoft's pres...More..

Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech
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Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech

Organizer Bryan Ricketts said that "it's a very legitimate thing for people to be scared" of Pence. "The participation and degree-conferring of VP Pence stand as an endorsement of policies and actions which d...More..

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)
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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Additionally, JCP had a day price range of $4.46 to $4.74. Investors as well as the sell-side will be paying close attention to how the actual numbers compare with the estimates. It's the most up-to-date va...More..

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to change legal team

Many Pakistani media outlets quoted Sartaj Aziz, the adviser to Pakistan's Prime Minister, saying that a new team will "present Pakistan's stance vigorously" at the ICJ. Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naid...More..

Brazil's president accused of bribery
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Brazil's president accused of bribery

The scandal is the latest shockwave from the wider "Car Wash" graft probe ripping through Brazilian politics. The Supreme Federal Tribunal has opened an investigation into the accusation against Temer and l...More..

Manufacturing output picks up the pace
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Manufacturing output picks up the pace

Driven by faster growth in export orders, the balance of manufacturing companies that reporting their order books were above normal levels was +9% greater than those reporting levels below normal, which was up ...More..

Eating nuts may cut risk of colon cancer recurrence by half
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Eating nuts may cut risk of colon cancer recurrence by half

Eating over 50 grammes of tree nuts such as almonds, walnuts and cashews every week can more than halve the risk of death from colon cancer, a new study has found. Researchers were particularly interested in ...More..

Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

This was the original reason provided by the White House in the immediate wake of Comey's dismissal, but two days later Trump revealed in a NBC interview: "It was set up a while ago". What was Comey up to? "...More..

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Netanyahu: Moving US Embassy Would Help Advance Peace by Shattering Palestinians' Fantasy

The White House did not respond to a request for comment. The U.S. official then reportedly said, "It is not your territory, it's part of the West Bank". His campaign platform made no mention of an independent ...More..

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WannaCry ransonmware attack slows globally; Microsoft says cybersecurity is a shared responsibility

As a ransomware program, WannaCry itself is not that special or sophisticated. The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting bu...More..

Philippines president bans smoking in public, with offenders facing jail
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Philippines president bans smoking in public, with offenders facing jail

The executive order specifically bans smoking in all public places including schools, workplaces, government facilities, establishment that provides food and drinks, accommodations and professional services, am...More..

Australian woman 'strip-searched and jailed' in Hawaii after U.S. border checks
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Australian woman 'strip-searched and jailed' in Hawaii after U.S. border checks

They searched her personal diary during an alleged six-hour interrogation and concluded she was going to stay in the United States illegally. A 26-year-old Australian woman claims her plan to spend a romantic...More..

WannaCry malware has hit 2 lakh victims, 150 countries
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WannaCry malware has hit 2 lakh victims, 150 countries

The former US national intelligence director says the global "ransomware" attack could grow much larger when people return to work. This virus has been designed as a "worm", which means it can automatically s...More..

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Mourinho wants to keep De Gea at Manchester United

Mourinho also said that defender Eric Bailly picked up a minor injury but was not too concerned about the 23-year-old who is ineligible for the Europa League final after being sent off in the semi-final. "The m...More..

Arun Jaitley meet troops along LoC
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Arun Jaitley meet troops along LoC

After a visit to the Line of Control (LoC), he said Indian Army is fully prepared to foil any form of infiltration bid. However, as far as those who are killing people, we can't extend the same facilities to th...More..

Wisconsin man charged with shooting of Amtrak conductor
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Wisconsin man charged with shooting of Amtrak conductor

Bond for Klein was set at $1.5 million. He was aboard an Amtrak train that left Kansas City for Chicago about 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to prosecutors. "I would like to recognize the courageous acts of the pa...More..

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President Trump Holds Press Conference With Colombia's President Before Overseas Trip

According to an Federal Bureau of Investigation official and another government official, Trump feels that he "owes" Flynn for forcing him to resign, and that the president is determined to rectify his former n...More..

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Organisations urged to take security steps after cyber-attack

A spokesman for NHS Digital, which manages health service cyber security, said: "At this stage, we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, i...More..

One killed, 22 injured in New York's Times Square
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

One killed, 22 injured in New York's Times Square

An 18-year-old tourist from MI was killed. Her 13-year-old sister was with her at the time, and was injured in the incident. Investigators look under a smashed auto that sits on the corner of Broadway and 45t...More..