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Schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram found, United Nations welcomes 'wonderful news'

Holding her baby, the young woman talked with residents for about a half-hour, telling them she had been held in a village in the Sambisa Forest along with about 60 other female captives. The information could not be independently confirmed, and Ya...

UK banks ordered to review cyber security after SWIFT heist

The two attacks on banks will likely increase scrutiny on the security of its network. Last week, SWIFT (the global interbank messaging system) alerted its clients to a sophisticated malware-based hacking attempt targeting a PDF reader , using knowl...

Ranieri Named Manager Of The Year In England

AROUND 240,000 ecstatic fans made sure it was a day to remember as Leicester City embarked on an open-top bus parade of the city on Monday to toast their Premier League title success. "This (the parade) is fantastic for Leicester and they have ...

Hillary Clinton Was "Nasty, Mean Enabler" of Husband's Affairs

This is a contest for the presidency of the US", Obama said. Regardless of what he has said in the past, voters now need to know that "nobody respects women more than me". The White House has said Obama will be a regular presence on the campaign trai...

Watch the trailer for new WW1 shooter Battlefield 1

If you recall, the Battlefield franchise began as a World War II fighting game when it was first launched in 2002, so EA is basically taking things back with Battlefield 1 . EA and DICE are set to reveal the game in full later today at 4 PM ET / 9...

Pakistan brands Donald Trump 'ignorant'

Trump, in a recent interview had said he would ensure Afridi is freed from jail "within two minutes" if he gets elected as USA president. "He [Trump] should learn to treat sovereign states with respect", he added. "Pakistan is not a colony of the U...

Get ready for Mercury's rare solar transit on May 9th

Visible transits typically take place in May and November, and on average occur around thirteen times per century. Looking directly at the sun without the right protection can cause permanent damage to the eyes. Contact IV will be when Mercury touc...

Bison ambles closer to being national mammal after action

Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico stated that "the bison has been an important part of our culture for many generations, especially in New Mexico, across the West and in Indian Country", and that recognizing it as our national mammal "w...

Newly discovered subterranean lake in Antarctica could be home to ancient life

The data could confirm the existences of the cavern and lake. Lake Whillans, which lies 800 meters (2,600 feet) beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is similar to a wetland. Scientists think the new lake is around 62 miles long and six miles wi...

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

Specifically, the culprit was "a weasel, probably". The 17-mile particle accelerator on the France/Switzerland border is a marvel of science that has already allowed humanity to officially confirm the existence of the sought-after Higgs boson parti...

New Windows 10 Facebook, Instagram apps start rolling out

The Messenger app features desktop notifications and Live Tile support. Facebook and Messenger are arriving on Windows 10 phones "later this year", according to the company. Facebook will replace the old Facebook Windows 8 listing, though yo...

Nintendo working on new games console for release in 2017

The NX is even said to be more powerful than the PlayStation 4 "by a noticeable amount", rocking superior CPU, GPU and memory. While sales of its original Wii topped 100 million units since being released in 2006, the Wii U has been far less successf...

SpaceX plans unmanned flight to Mars as soon as 2018

The capsule has about the same interior space as an SUV, he tweeted . It's unclear whether the Red Dragon flight will move up Musk's timetable for manned flights, but previously he said that human missions could start in 2025. "Red Dragon mi...

Scottish Premiership Review: County draw keeps Celtic feeling blue

They have to strengthen, because Rangers are back too. "It is not easy to play under but it is something we have to deal with". Instead, there was respect. I'm not sure if John
Collins did enough or not because I wasn't there at Lennoxtown to watch...

Trump laces into Cruz-Kasich collaboration

The Cruz campaign said it would focus its time and recourses in IN, which votes May 3, and clear the path for Mr. Kasich in OR and New Mexico. The Kasich campaign, in turn, said it would shift its campaign's resources west and give Mr. Cruz will ...

Microsoft Reveals FY16 Q3 Results, Praises Windows 10

The revenue Microsoft gets from licensing Windows to PC makers did better than the market overall, but it still fell 2 per cent, excluding the effect of foreign currency fluctuations. Office commercial products and cloud services also saw an inc...

After China's protest, India cancels visa for dissident Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa

China has blamed Isa and World Uyghur Congress for fomenting violence, particularly in 2009, when mass riots in Xinjiang claimed at least 197 lives. New Delhi's decision to give visa to Isa to visit Dharamsala was seen as a counter to Beijing blo...

'Saturday Night Live' devotes entire show to Prince tribute

The tribute show replaced a previously announced SNL rerun. It was a lot. It was special, it was an event. "I just said, 'Prince , if you're in the room, I dare you to come up and sing something with us, ' " Fallon recalled. "A few hours ago, P...

UK astronaut Tim Peake runs London Marathon aboard space station

The 52-year-old, who is Italian born but now lives in St Hilda's Close, said: "I was working quite closely with Tim during the early part of his mission and I was keeping his agenda for all his media appearances". But I've certainly been putting in t...

Microsoft revenue, profit misses estimates

Microsoft said its revenue from Windows software licenses declined 2% in the March quarter , after adjusting for currency fluctuations. Sales of other phones also dropped off from 24.7 million in 2015 to just 15.7 million this year. CEO Satya N...

Astronauts Get Inflatable Room At Space Station

Inflatable habitats are created to take up less room on a rocket, but provide greater volume for living and working in space once expanded, NASA said, noting that this test allows investigators to gauge how well the expandable habitat protects itself...

Morocco Signs UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change

The signing at 10:50 a.m., an hour behind schedule due to dignitaries' lengthy speeches, was for a commitment to abide by the accord reached by an overwhelming majority of United Nations member states at climate talks in Paris late previous year.

Apple's Movies And Books Services Are Closed In China

China is a massive market for Apple and the company will want to get these services back online for their customers as soon as possible, exactly when this will be remains to be seen. This, as well as other policies imposed by President Xi Jinping's...

Earth's hot streak continues for a record 11 months

The first three months of the year were 2.07 degrees warmer than normal and half a degree warmer than the previous record start, set last year. While an exceptionally strong El Niño has given global temperatures a slight boost, the majority of the ...

Netflix's Iron Fist Adds 90210's Jessica Stroup

Stroup, who got her big break in television on the sequel series 90210 and recently completed the series The Following with Kevin Bacon, will play Joy Meachum , while Pelphrey, most recently on the drama Banshee, will play Ward Meachum The two will ...

North Korean FM leaves for New York to sign UN climate accord

The 2020 start date consistently appeared in drafts of the agreement, but it was inexplicably omitted from the final document. The signing ceremony will kick off a series of global events that will keep up political momentum toward the implementa...

Former Tesla exec reportedly hired to work on Apple auto project

At Tesla, he developed the Model S , Model X, and Model 3 frames. Less than a week after Tesla poached the man responsible for one of Apple's most successful stores, the revolving door between the two companies continues. He was also listed as a...

Batman Arkham HD Collection to be Released

The information comes from a Gamestop employee who has delivered an image that confirms the existence of the new game to Eurogamer , although so far the publisher has not officially commented on the rumor. Pre-orders for the title are due to go live...

US Supreme Court declines to hear Google Books dispute

This is a victory for the public domain, said Parker Higgins of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has always been an ally on the side of Fair Use . In exchange, the universities received digital copies of their books. Among those p...

Amazon takes on Netflix with stand-alone video streaming

USA customers will be able to buy an $8.99 per month subscription to Amazon Prime Video, the e-commerce giant announced on Sunday. The announcement of Amazon's standalone streaming service arrived alongside news that the company will now offe...

Mets' Jacob deGrom to stay in Florida with sick newborn

The right-hander left the team to be with his wife Stacey during the birth of Jaxon Anthony deGrom Monday night. "He's (mentally) where you would expect him to be", Collins said before the Mets faced the Indians. According to multiple reports , he...

Real keeps pressure on Barca, Atletico

A wave of attacks by Madrid finally led to Benzema's breakthrough when he used his right foot to sweep in Rodriguez's cross. But Madrid were not done yet and scored twice in the closing stages, with James showing his silky skills to bag a ...

Patriots 2016 week-by-week National Football League schedule released

The Patriots will open the season on the road in Arizona against the Cardinals on September 11. The Patriots then open up their 2016 home slate with three consecutive games at Gillette Stadium. Five of the last seven games are on the road, inclu...

Tiger attacks, kills veteran keeper at Palm Beach Zoo

The tiger was tranquilized and rescue workers were waiting for the drug to take effect before they could attend to the victim. Carter said this is the first time in the Palm Beach Zoo's history a death of this nature has occurred. Animal Control told...

Israel announces 'small' number of new West Bank homes

The annual human rights abuses report from the US State Department has singled out Israel for its excessive use of force against Palestinians in the occupied territories, noting that around half of the Palestinian "attackers" killed weren't actua...

CM pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

Vice President Hamid Ansari, union ministers, leaders of political parties and people in large number also paid floral tributes to Ambedkar on the occasion. Opening the conference, Indian Consul-General Randhir Jaiswal recalled the huge contribution ...

Packers open National Football League season on the road

Week 17 (Jan. 1) vs. Chicago, noon: This is a tough one to handicap because it could either be a key game or one in which one of these teams, we're guessing the Vikings, could be in a position to rest players. But the Packers are also coming off a...

Battle for NY: Clinton, Sanders get ready for heated debate in Brooklyn

Sanders spoke to the thousands gathered to hear his message at Washington Square Park Wednesday night. Hillary Clinton drew an enthusiastic, albeit much smaller crowd of 1,300 supporters, to a rally at a Bronx community center, according to ...

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Spacecraft in emergency mode

While it continues to search for planets, it also allows for more research of stars and other objects in space . "As part of our K2 mission strategy, we've relaxed the fault or sensitivity limits and taken on a bit more risk so that we wouldn't h...

Why the 2016 Personal Tax Deadline was Moved to April 18

The IRS notes that taxpayers seeking a 2012 refund may have their checks held if they have not filed tax returns for 2013 and 2014. For filers submitting their return by mail, make sure to sign all the required forms, ensure you are utilizing the...

A Software Fix Might Eventually Stop Bad USB-C Cables Destroying Devices

Renesas will also deliver R9A02G011-based solutions combining Renesas' authentication processor and advanced power supply control technologies. The USB Type-C standard now supports cryptographic authentication as its creators look to lock out low...

SpaceX delivers world's 1st inflatable room for astronauts

Also included is a bouncy castle an inflatable habitat built by the Bigelow Aerospace , literally a balloon that will be attached to a module on ISS and inflated to test how such a habitat can be used in space. That doesn't take away from the awes...

Tesla recalling 2700 Model X SUVs for seat defect

The electric-vehicle maker is now constructing new third-row seat backs and expects to replace them all within five weeks. Tesla said the problem was discovered during a recent internal seat strength test undertaken ahead of Model X deliveries ...

Mabuza: ANC members may help Zuma pay back the money

Demands for Zuma to step down have also emerged from among others, the South African Council of Churches, Dennis Goldberg, former finance minister Trevor Manuel and most recently younger ANC members who grew up in exile who drafted their own open ...

SpaceX launches futuristic pop-up room, lands rocket

In January, SpaceX managed to guide a Falcon 9 first stage to the specially designed drone ship, where it landed upright but toppled nearly immediately after a stabiliser arm collapsed. The Dragon spacecraft is packed with about 7,000 pounds of foo...

SpaceX makes historic rocket landing

Although Space-X did successfully vertically land a Falcon 9 in December on the ground it would be a huge step towards the company's goal of developing reusable rockets if they could manage to land the Falcon 9 on an ocean platform. NASA offered...

Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming

In Colorado, Senator Ted Cruz was set to bring about 13 delegates into his column, in addition to 21 delegates awarded to him last week. "And all that I meant by that is that if you vote for the war in Iraq, which turned out to be the worst foreign p...

WB unveils aid plan to fight climate change

The World Bank says it will pilot a new approach in fifteen cities that aims to improve urban resilience by integrating disaster risk management, land-use planning and infrastructure. Officials hope to spur $13 billion a year in similar private inv...

Reddit Launches iOS, Android Apps

Circling back to the app itself, the company remarked that it moved to a completely new code-base, that way offering new features at a faster pace compared to Allien Blue. But now Reddit is retiring Alien Blue for iPhone and introducing brand...

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS: Earth seen from International Space Station

If successfully tested and sufficiently protective, BEAM may represent a significant stepping stone for future space travel. The company hopes to launch two of the B330s around 2020, providing opportunities for companies, schools, countries outside...

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Half-headed Florida man tried to burn down house

Carlos Rodriguez , 31, is accused of starting the fire outside his house and was charged with attempted murder because of its close proximity to neighbouring properties. Two years ...

This is Kodak's new smartphone for photographers

The highlight of the Kodak Ektra's camera, though, is its onscreen control dial. Its 26.5mm lens has an aperture of f/2.0, there's phase-detect autofocus for quick focusing and y...

Galaxy Note 7 banned from planes in US

On Tuesday, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd pulled the plug on its new Samsung Galaxy Note 7, noting incidents where "affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk". Passengers n...

Trudeau warns European Union over CETA reluctance

On Wednesday, the francophone parliament of the Federation of Wallonia-Brussels voted to reject the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Opponents of CETA had appealed t...

Keith Scott's Family Orders Autopsy, Results Released

An independent autopsy commissioned by Keith Scott's family concluded that Scott died from two gunshot wounds - one to the left back and another to the left abdomen. They said Scot...

PlayStation 3 early adopters can now claim 'Other OS' settlement cash

The lawsuit points out the feature that the PS3 had at launch called "OtherOS". Those who purchased the original launch PS3 console between November 1, 2006 and April 1, 2010 fr...

Space station launch set in Virginia, 2 years after blast

The roll-out of the Antares rocket to the spaceport launch pad is expected on Wednesday. That is, if Hurricane Nicole - now on course to hit Bermuda on Thursday - gets out of ...

Tesla to unveil "unexpected" new product October 17

Musk has previously confirmed that both the much-rumoured Model Y compact SUV, a new electric minibus and a pick-up truck will form part of the Tesla's future model line-up. Tesl...

Amazon launches for-pay streaming music service

A single-person subscription costs $9.99 a month, falling to $7.99 if you are a Prime subscriber. Amazon has offered music to Prime subscribers for a while, but it's always bee...

Tesla pulls Model X 60D listings after just three months

While the Model X wasn't precisely a budget automobile to begin with, that certainly raises the price of entry. Tesla Motors has quietly dropped the Model X 60D from its lineup...

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Long Island train derailment: 33 injured, services suspended

Long Island train derailment: 33 injured, services suspended

The collision, of a maintenance train and a commuter train as they traveled eastbound, sheared chunks off the commuter train cars, several of which derailed just east of New Hyde P...

Muslims Report Literally Everything After Trump Calls for Muslims to Report Things

So, Muslims followed Trump's advice, though he probably wasn't too thrilled with the results . "When they see hatred going on, they have to report it". Unfortunately, he wasn't ver...

Is Any Note 7 Safe? Flight Evacuated After Replacement Starts Smoking

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have begun investigations into an incident Wednesday, where a Southwest Airlines fl...

New Samsung Note 7's might still be exploding!

To recap, Samsung had issued a worldwide recall for the Galaxy Note 7 in most countries where it was being sold except for China. The company seems to take some pride in the ...

How do I upgrade to macOS Sierra?

How do I upgrade to macOS Sierra?

You can use Siri on macOS Sierra , unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch, get access to a universal clip board between all of your devices, easily access your Desktop and Docu...