• Russia: US Planes in Syria Are Now 'Targets'
Russia: US Planes in Syria Are Now 'Targets'

Russian Federation has fighter aircraft, air defense weapons and other military assets in Syria in support of President Bashar Assad's government. This latest incident may indicate another escalation of the Syrian conflict and marks the first time the U.S. has downed a Syrian aircraft. "What is this, if not an act of aggression?" Vik...

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  • Special counsel Mueller investigating Kushner's business ties to Russian bank
Special counsel Mueller investigating Kushner's business ties to Russian bank

Trump fired Comey last month, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he made the decision to oust the nation's top law enforcement official while Comey was leading the FBI's probe into Russia's meddling. Trump on Thursday tweeted that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by s...

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  • Earth's killer heat will worsen
Earth's killer heat will worsen

By 2100, this percentage jumps to 74% of the population (47% of the land area) if emissions continue unchecked. Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a new comprehensive study of fatal heat conditions.

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  • Dwight Howard Says He Would Take Kevin Durant Over LeBron James
Dwight Howard Says He Would Take Kevin Durant Over LeBron James

In all I'd have to say that Game 3 really came down to the last 2 minutes. Everything's on hold in the NBA Finals . In any event, the Cavs are still breathing, and it's now the Warriors who may be feeling the pressure after blowing a 3-1 lead last June.

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  • US Air Force downs Syrian fighter jet
US Air Force downs Syrian fighter jet

A day after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane, Russia says it has stopped using a key communication channel set up to avoid conflict between US and Russian forces in Syria . WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The White House said on Monday that coalition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria retained the right to self-defence as Ru...

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  • How 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Inspired 'Rocket League' For Nintendo
How 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Inspired 'Rocket League' For Nintendo

It was also revealed that Switch owners won't have any trouble finding people to play with, as they will be able to play across platforms with Xbox One and PC players. PlayStation 4 Pro will be essential for the Christmas for Sony , which is expected to see growing percentage of buyers than other models (currently for every five PlayStation 4 ...

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

FRANCE OUTLOOK: After Macron's party got a majority in parliament , he is expected to reshuffle his government and look to pass a first set of laws this summer to reform France's labor laws, among other things. "En Marche.proactively made a decision to give winning seats to women", said 34-year-old Brune Poirson, who beat the FN to be elected to ...

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  • Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming
Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming

Their paper, titled "Atmospheric CO2: Principal Control Knob Governing Earth's Temperature", apparently coined the phrase that CNBC and members of the Trump administration frequently use when discussing climate science, noted Gavin Schmidt, a co-author and climate modeler at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

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  • Study shows Hack-Proof communication to be achieved using Quantum-Entanglement
Study shows Hack-Proof communication to be achieved using Quantum-Entanglement

This is the first time that quantum states have been measured so carefully from so far away. "It's a huge, major achievement", said by physicist Thomas Jennewein at the University of Waterloo in Canada. It then beamed these simultaneously to ground stations in Delingha, Lijiang and Nanshan. Details of the study are published in Science . "Bu...

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  • Finsbury Park attack: More armed policing around Scotland's mosques
Finsbury Park attack: More armed policing around Scotland's mosques

The attacks were a factor in campaigning ahead of the June 8 election, with Prime Minister May criticized for overseeing a drop of 20,000 in the number of police officers in England and Wales as interior minister from 2010 to 2016. Home Secretary Amber Rudd described the attack as an appalling incident, and said new funding for security at religiou...

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  • Apple Now Offers a $99/Year Subscription Tier for Apple Music Users
Apple Now Offers a $99/Year Subscription Tier for Apple Music Users

Existing subscribers can head over to membership settings and then switch over to the annual tier. Apple Music subscribers can now opt for the $9.99 per month subscription package or the $14.99 per month family plan. If you're not a subscriber, you won't see the $99 subscription option. At this point, the yearly subscription option doesn't ...

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  • Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3
Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3

Kohli also praised young all-rounder Hardik Pandya , who was the highest scorer among the Indians with 76 runs off 43 balls. Wickets continued to fall cheaply - MS Dhoni falling into a leg-side trap on the pull and Kedar Jadhav top-edging an attempted pull off Shadab before Pandya struck three sixes in a row off the spinner to post a 32-ball...

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  • OnePlus 5's Final Render Officially Revealed; Horizontal Dual Camera Setup Confirmed
OnePlus 5's Final Render Officially Revealed; Horizontal Dual Camera Setup Confirmed

You can go on Amazon India's OnePlus 5 landing page, and tap on the "Notify Me" button on the top banner. We've recently come to know something big about this one, something that's very exciting. For those planning to buy the OnePlus 5 from Amazon , you'll have to register on the website to be notified of when the sale starts. The commerci...

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  • Trump lawyer says president not under investigation, despite tweets
Trump lawyer says president not under investigation, despite tweets

Comey, who testified before Congress last week, indicated that he told Trump on multiple occasions, upon the president's insistence, that he was not under investigation during the Russian Federation probe. The California congressman said that the president and his associates are engaged in a scorched earth litigation strategy that begins with d...

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  • China's month-on-month home price growth remains robust in May
China's month-on-month home price growth remains robust in May

Economist Larry Hu said that it is evident that prices are increasing but at a slower rate although the headwinds will be stronger for the second half particularly next year. The property market, however, picked up its pace in February this year after price gains slowed in previous months, which has led to the biggest wave of tightening of home p...

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  • Postal Service's eclipse stamp goes on sale Tuesday
Postal Service's eclipse stamp goes on sale Tuesday

The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever thermochromic ink stamps may be pre-ordered at usps.com/shop in early June for delivery following the June 20 nationwide issuance. More than half a million people - and possibly as many as 2 million - will flock to SC to see the eclipse. The back of the postal service's stamp sheet will include a map depicting...

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  • Capcom And Bandai Namco Enter Cross-Licensing Agreement For Online Matching
Capcom And Bandai Namco Enter Cross-Licensing Agreement For Online Matching

The goal of Capcom and Bandai Namco is to improve the online segment of its products to provide users with higher quality experience, in addition to accelerating the development of new products, and reduce costs. Following the Electronic Entertainment Expo last week, you'd think that Capcom and Bandai Namco would be bitter rivals with their forthco...

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  • How cats conquered the ancient world
How cats conquered the ancient world

Cats were domesticated some 10,000 years ago by the first farmers in the Near East. A cat in a domestic setting-eating under a dining table-sometime after 1500 B.C.E. Mitochondrial DNA is inherited exclusively from the mother's side which makes it an ideal marker for phylogenetic and population analysis. "The increasing popularity of cats among...

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  • Chile beats Cameroon 2-0 as video reviews draw controversy
Chile beats Cameroon 2-0 as video reviews draw controversy

It's true it caused distress but that's because we are not used to it. Alexis Sanchez looked offside, and it took the wind out of Chile's celebrations, but the goal was allowed. Cameroon was under pressure immediately, when Eduardo Vargas' first-minute shot cannoned off the post and rebounded back into goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa, nearly going i...

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  • Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think
Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Electric vehicles and their batteries are forecast to account for 12-13 percent of electricity generation by 2040 in Europe and the United States, the report said. However, it's unlikely that renewables will make up the lion's share of energy generation anytime soon, reports Sarah Gibbens at National Geographic .

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