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North Korea Reportedly Conducts Massive Live-fire Drill Amid Tensions

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Today marks the 85th anniversary of the founding of its military, and North Korea tried - and failed - to launch a missile on April 15 to commemorate the birthday of founder Kim il-Sung. The exercise took place as a US guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea and envoys from the United States, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo to discuss the growing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles program. Read More »

Trump Seeking 15 Percent Tax Rate for Businesses

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Senate Republicans have panned the idea, and officials in the Trump administration have sent mixed signals about it. "I don't know that it will shed a great deal of light beyond what the administration has already said", noted Peter Cohn, analyst at financial firm Height Securities. Read More »

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Holds Record for Most Days in Space

Whitson tweeted back, "Thank you, Mr. President, for the great opportunity to highlight the research we are doing up here aboard the space station and beyond!" "It's an honor for me to be representing all the folks at NASA who make space travel possible and make me setting this record feasible", Whitson said. Read More »

No new taxes in next federal budget, says Ishaq Dar

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The strong economic ties between the two neighbouring countries are necessary to achieve the goal of peaceful neighbourhood, he concluded. Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Wednesday has said that the government is considering to replace Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi instead of sacking him from the post in Dawn leaks case. Read More »

Wall along Mexico border will be built, insists Trump

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Trump, however, said he had not changed his stance, tweeting on Tuesday, "It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc". Trump, whose approval ratings have slid since he took office, is facing a Friday deadline for Congress to pass a spending bill funding the government through September or risk marking his 100th day in office on Saturday with a government shutdown. Read More »

Google Maps to 'find' your parked car

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Once saving is successful, a label will appear on the map, which will show the drivers where their cars are parked. Google yesterday announced a feature to help Google Maps users remember where they're leaving their auto once they've arrived at their destination. Read More »

Ming-Chi Kuo: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature Dual Rear Cameras

There was no need for a stand-alone curved-display phone this year round. The devices were first unveiled in the U.S. last month. I have picked the best features of Galaxy S8. On the camera front, both the phones come with a 12-megapixel "dual-pixel" rear (with f/1.7 aperture and optical image stabilisation) and an 8-megapixel front shooter combo. Read More »

Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

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Helping the people of South Sudan is "not about hope", "not about wishes", she added. In November 2016, the government lifted fuel, electricity and drug subsidy for the third time since 2011 in a bid to stop the surge in inflation and control the fall of Sudanese pound in the black market. Read More »

Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

President Donald Trump could soon sign a bill to avoid a government shutdown that carries few of his priorities, including money for his much-touted wall at the southern border with Mexico. People walk to the beach during the holiday weekend next to the fence along the US-Mexico border in Playas de Tijuana on April 16, 2017, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. Read More »

US Scientists Protest Thump's Stance on Climate Change

While officially non-partisan, the motivations behind the march were undoubtedly political, a response to the Trump administration's anti-science rhetoric. "I believe science isn't something we should have to march for". Bill Nye , the Science Guy, was one of the main organizers of the event, and stressed science serves everyone. Read More »

Mexico border wall very important tool to stop drugs: Donald Trump

With Democratic votes needed to pass the legislation, senior Republicans had no expectation of achieving the president's most contentious policy objectives in the spending bill, and instead planned to include border security money that would not be designated specifically for a wall. Read More »

Xi urges Trump to show 'restraint' on North Korea

As The Two-Way reported Monday , "the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier was rerouted toward North Korea earlier this month, after initial confusion over its strike group's deployment - including remarks by President Trump that he was sending "an armada" to the Korean Peninsula". Read More »

'Deeply moved' Trump commemorates Holocaust at Capitol

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At first glance, the White House's Holocaust remembrance proclamation seems to be a positive departure from their statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the first week of Trump's presidency. During the ceremony, a Holocaust survivor lit six candles with a member of Congress. "Although it may seem safe to think that we share common interests with these parties, we must recall that there was and will be nothing in common with anti-Semites in any shape or form", he said. Read More »

Qualcomm already prepping Snapdragon 845 chips for Samsung Galaxy S8 successor

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The battery ratings of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Galaxy S8+ are very similar. According to IHS Markit analysts , Samsung is estimated to pay out $301.60 in parts for every one of its Galaxy S8 handsets. Within days after its launch back in August past year, users reported the phone's battery bursting up in spontaneous combustion leading to injuries and property damages for many. Read More »

March for Science in U.S. draws big crowds

Mutale Nkonde, the co-chair of March for Science in New York City, said some of the 100 organizations and 25,000 people who have committed to participating in the New York City march have expressed frustration over Trump's proposed cuts to the EPA and the National Endowment for the Arts. Read More »

Trump Hosting UN Security Council Meeting at White House

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But I will say this- If we do a great job, I care much less about the budget, because you're talking about peanuts compared to the important work you're doing. Top officials from the Trump administration and the Pentagon will brief the entire US Senate at the White House on Wednesday. The deployment is in response to mounting concern over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies. Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Done Racing After 2017

The. The Kannapolis native has won 26 points-paying Cup races and been voted by fans as NASCAR's Most Popular Driver a record 14 consecutive years. And I just saw at an early age before I was a driver that growing up in that man's shadow was going to be a real hard challenge. "Race vehicle driver popularity and performance abilities can affect on-track competition, the closeness of championship points racing, attendance, corporate interest, media attention and the appeal and success of ... Read More »

Advocates in global show of support for the importance of science

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Not only has Trump begun to rip apart key domestic and worldwide environmental regulations and safeguards, has targeted science and research with budget cuts, filled his administration with climate change deniers and seems intent on reviving the U.S's dirty industry in his plan for jobs. Read More »

Obama avoids Trump on return to public life

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Obama spoke at the University of Chicago to a packed audience and while he spoke about the current political climate, he stopped short of mentioning his replacement, Donald Trump. In his first public remarks since leaving the White house, Obama talked about the "stereotypical profile of somebody who has a good likelihood of shooting or getting shot here in Chicago ". Read More »

Voters grade President Trump as he nears 100 days in office

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According to the article, Trump turns on the TV as soon as he wakes up, watches periodically throughout the day, and continues into the late evening when he retires to the White House's private residence. The two leaders' call came during the week leading up to next weekend's 100th day of Trump's presidency. "But yeah. Well , I'm mostly there on most items", Trump said. Read More »

Donald Trump sets NASA Mars challenge

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Also on the video phone call from the Oval Office were astronaut Kate Rubins and Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump. Appearing to forget he had signed a bill directing Nasa to send astronauts to Mars by the 2030s, Mr Trump asked: "Tell me, Mars, what do you see a timing for actually sending humans to Mars?" President Trump, during a video call with NASA astronauts Monday, joked that he wouldn't want to re-use human urine as drinking water, a practice common in U.S. Read More »

Trump Caves On Border Wall

According to media members in attendance , Trump said he would be open to shifting the timeline for funding of the border wall back to September - when another spending bill will most likely be needed - if it is not included in this week's legislation. Read More »

Global Air Purification Equipment Market Research Report Forecast 2017

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In short, Electric Heating Core report is overall research study on Electric Heating Core industry. The report on the global Commercial Smart Meters Market is a comprehensive overview of the market, covering various aspects such as product definition, segmentation based on various parameters, distribution channel, supply chain analysis, and the prevailing vendor landscape. Read More »

Bill Nye Joins Thousands in March for Science Opposing Trump

Nye participated in that march, and there were another 500 communities across the planet that participated in the march. Happer, a professor at Princeton, posing a particular challenge to the left as a member of the intelligentsia. It's based on flawed computer modeling". "That's completely wrong", Nye shot back. "You can question climate predictions, because they are often horribly wrong". Read More »

Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

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Trump got elected to disrupt the status quo, not to get caught up by it. Backing away from the wall, even as a tactical retreat, will not build confidence in his ability to contend with the Washington establishment - and it's hard to see how these calculations change in September when it comes time to get the funds in the FY2018 budget. Read More »

Who is Karen Handel?

Georgia on June 20th", Trump wrote , alluding to celebrity donations that came in for Ossoff. Ossoff, a former congressional staffer, entered the race as a long shot - a Democrat hasn't represented the district since former House Speaker Newt Gingrich won his first congressional race in 1978. Read More »

Behind the AT&T 5G Evolution 20-City Launch

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Indianapolis is still on the docket, now scheduled to go live sometime in the summer of this year. 5G - once it is approved by standard bodies like the 3GPP - is expected to use an entirely different type of technology to transmit waves. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs May Include Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chip

It is said that Qualcomm and Samsung are already working on a new chipset that will be powering the new device. Samsung is rumored to release at least two more prominent devices during 2017, the Galaxy Note 8 phablet, and the Galaxy X , which may feature a foldable display. Read More »