Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths

A jump in humpback whale deaths along the East Coast since the beginning of 2016 is stumping scientists and has prompted federal officials to pursue an investigation into the possible cause. Since the UME program began in 1991, the investigations h... More..

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Rare White House briefing called over escalating situation in North Korea

The announcement came as the Navy's Seventh Fleet said two destroyers of its Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group conducted simultaneous, bilateral exercises with us regional allies South Korea and Japan in a d...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

First-quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalisation was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), matching Samsung's earlier guidance. Pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 launched in April...More..

Pebble Time Round reborn? Acer Leap Ware is the newest circular smartwatch
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pebble Time Round reborn? Acer Leap Ware is the newest circular smartwatch

Instead of Android Wear, Acer developed its own smartwatch software, built on a MediaTek MT2523 chipset with an MT2511 for heart rate sensing. The company, which also revealed a new line of Switch 2-in-1 lapt...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

Gale Norton, Bush's Interior secretary, also conducted a review of national monuments designated by Bill Clinton, but ultimately chose to let them stand, said Kate Kelly, public lands director for the Center ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

United Airlines to offer $10000 to passengers asked to give up seats

The airline is still dealing with brand damage and other fallout from the April 9 incident, and faced another another round of negative headlines Wednesday when a giant rabbit died as it awaited a connecting f...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

'6ft tall and 5000 pounds': Endangered male rhino joins Tinder

To accomplish this, Ol Pejeta Conservancy is hoping to raise enough money to fund Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) now researched by a consortium of institutions in the United States, Germany, and Jap...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Nintendo and McDonald's bring Super Mario toys to Happy Meals

Between last year's launch of the NES Classic Edition and the upcoming release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , Nintendo has made a killing lately by bringing beloved games and consoles back to life. This is not the f...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

And past year at the SDI conference in San Francisco, Samsung showed a flexible 5.7-inch, 1080p display that could roll up like a scroll. South Korean shares were weaker early on Thursday, tracking a wider ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

European Union official urges Arkansas to stop execution

In Arkansas' most recent triple execution, in 1997, only 51 minutes elapsed between the first two executions. Arkansas has scheduled another execution on Thursday. Before Williams' execution began, a federal ...More..

Xiaomi And Huami Launch Amazfit Health Band In China
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Xiaomi And Huami Launch Amazfit Health Band In China

Further, the smartwatch comes with Bluetooth 4.2 for connectivity and the key highlight of the smartwatch is the battery. The company claims it will have a battery life that will last up to 30 days, although we...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Sun to be commemorated on a Forever Stamp

A map of the August 21 eclipse path will be printed on the reverse of the stamp pane. The stamp was created for the next total solar eclipse , which will bring up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds of a blackou...More..

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) showed P/E ratio of 19.08
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) showed P/E ratio of 19.08

Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a neutral rating and issued a $110.00 price objective on shares of United Technologies in a research report on Friday, January 20th. The firm also recently declared a quarter...More..

Genyo Takeda Announces Retirement From Nintendo
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Genyo Takeda Announces Retirement From Nintendo

The company today confirmed that its legendary hardware visionary Genyo Takeda is stepping down as Nintendo's director effective June 2017. Takeda will finish at Nintendo on June 29th. However, he would go on...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Guardians' Grosses Caught Chris Pratt Off Guard!

Meanwhile Rocket and the kawaii-ed bonsai baby Groot get sidetracked by the Sovereign's henchmen, leading to the film's funniest sequence as plant sprite's wide-eyed innocence leads to the most frustratin...More..

Wave the SA flag with pride this Freedom Day
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Wave the SA flag with pride this Freedom Day

This is a time to reflect on the strides we have made in achieving the vision of a better life for all. People hold a mock-coffin bearing the national flag and the face of President Jacob Zuma during a rally ...More..

Ann Coulter cancels Berkeley speech after sponsors back out
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ann Coulter cancels Berkeley speech after sponsors back out

However, Reuters and The New York Times report that Coulter said in an emailed statement that she chose to cancel the speech after conservative groups backed out of sponsoring the event. The Young America's F...More..

Volkswagen rumoured to be considering selling Ducati
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Volkswagen rumoured to be considering selling Ducati

Thousands of job cuts are expected to take place at VW as the company reigns in its finances and refocuses its efforts on electric cars. An estimate for Ducati's value, based on the company's annual earning...More..

Kenyan opposition alliance to name Odinga as presidential candidate
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kenyan opposition alliance to name Odinga as presidential candidate

Devolution means that numerous local races to control lucrative county budgets are expected to be closely fought. Odinga ran and was defeated in the last two elections and comes from one of Kenya's most power...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Arkansas carries out double execution

At 7:20 p.m. the state pronounced Jones dead. Williams, who was also on death row for murder and rape, was pronounced dead at 10.33pm, 17 minutes after the procedure began. Williams' legal team had earlier ar...More..