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Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry couldn't confirm such details. North Korea's official media reported Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un personally observed the exercises, which involved the firing of more than 300 large-caliber artillery pieces and included submarine torpedo-attacks on mock enemy warships. Read More »

'Iceball' planet about the same mass as Earth discovered


OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, or Ogle as it will hitherto be referred to as, orbits its' sun at roughly the same distance as we do from ours, and is believed to be about the same mass as Earth. Rather, it's suspected to be a brown dwarf . But they don't have a way of knowing that right now. This new planet was beyond the reach; however, microlensing techniques have made it possible to detect. Read More »

Obama Speaks In Chicago

At a forum for students at the University of Chicago, adjacent to where his presidential library will stand, Mr Obama talked about his formative experiences as a community organiser and as a young politician running for office in IL. As an example of one of Trump's "other slams", Mitchell played a clip of the current President saying "I inherited a mess". Obama added that changes in the way people use media allow them to converse just with those who agree with their own points of view. Read More »

Super Mario Happy Meal Toys Heading To The US

The eight colourful and nostalgic toys include Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Invincible Mario, Yoshi, a Red Koopa Shell and a 1-Up Mushroom - each of which will have a "special function". The partnership comes on back of incredible success Nintendo has had recently, with its new Nintendo Switch console, as well as the retro Nintendo Classic Edition, a miniature version of the popular 1980s gaming system. Read More »

Graham: Democrats' demand on funding bill 'a piece of crap'


Thursday. Democrats had promised to block the bill if money were earmarked in it for the wall which they, and many Republicans who's states contain large Hispanic populations, are against. They want the payments to be guaranteed before they agree to any deal. With Trump's 100-days marker hitting this Saturday, GOP lawmakers could try to move on the health care plan by the end of the week. Read More »

Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

For the mobile business, market competition is expected to intensify in the second half. Elliott said it believes there is "room for even more progress" because of Samsung's earlier promise to make its board more diverse. Samsung's Mobile Communications and Networks Businesses, which now comprise its IM Division, pulled in 2.07 trillion won in operating profit on the back of revenue totaling 23.50 trillion won. Read More »

Alien life possible on Saturn moon

Cassini's findings reveal that the ice-covered Enceladus has pretty much all the elements required to support life forms. Cassini project scientist Linda Spilker added that the confirmation - that the chemical energy for life exists within Enceladus' ocean - is an important milestone in mankind's search for habitable worlds beyond Earth. Read More »

Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon


The last time there was a full eclipse over the continental United States was in 1979, and the path of this one is projected to be visible from OR to SC. The Postal Service notes that thermochromic inks are vulnerable to UV light, so you can't leave your mail out in the sun. It reverts back to the eclipse image after it cools. Read More »

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated's (ATI)

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) gained 5.85% with the closing price of $18.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $17.67 and a 200 day moving average price of $17.71. UBS Oconnor LLC acquired a new position in Allegheny Technologies during the third quarter valued at approximately $2,421,000. Prudential Public Ltd Com has 0.18% invested in Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) for 3.29M shares. Read More »

Century-old mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls is SOLVED

Using radio-echo sounding, the brine's 300-foot path from beneath the glacier to the waterfall - a unique feature that has gone unnoticed since the waterfall was discovered in 1911. Pettit said she enlisted Badgeley as an undergraduate student to help with the overall mission of understanding the hydrological plumbing of cold-based glaciers. Read More »

China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost


The greenhouse is made of an inflatable material and functions as a closed loop, integrated with the astronaut's life support systems. Greenhouses are also created to play a role in the recycling of water and disposal of waste in a process known as "bioregeneration life support system". Read More »

Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths


Officials say that there has been an uptick of humpback whales stranding off the Atlantic Coast near the DE bay. Earlier this month, a 30-foot humpback was found on Rockaway Beach in NY. Since the UME program began in 1991, the investigations have determined causes for just 32 of 63 declared events. Humpback whales were once listed as endangered, but the population off of the Atlantic Coast now averages more than 10,000 whales. Read More »

Record-breaking astronaut tells Trump she's ready to go to Mars

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record for spending the most time in space and is congratulated by President Trump in an Earth-to-space call. On behalf of our nation and, frankly, on behalf of our world, I'd like to thank you". In March, she set a new bar for the highest cumulative spacewalking time by a female astronaut, during a mission to install thermal protection shields on the International Space Station. Read More »

Trump summons entire Senate to WH briefing on N. Korea

Harris said the US has "a lot of pre-emptive options, " but he declined to provide specifics in an open setting. The South's trumpeting of progress in setting up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence system, or THAAD, comes as high-powered USA military assets converge on the Korean Peninsula and as a combative North Korea signals possible nuclear and missile testing. Read More »

Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Given "Neutral" Rating at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Seagate Technology PLC also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Revenue during the quarter totaled $2.67 billion, while analysts were modeling for a slightly higher $2.71 billion up top. The company reported revenue of $2.83 Billion in the same period previous year. Read More »

Epic New Trailer Marvel vs. Capcom


Apart from the recently added eight characters, Capcom has already confirmed that Captain America, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Mega Man X, Morrigan Aensland, and Ryu will also be in the game. At the end of the trailer, it also reveals that there will be six post-launch DLC characters including Sigma, along with six premium costumes. So, fans of the fighting game, part of a crossover series, will be able to play it soon on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC. Read More »

Google Pixel's Camera Low-light Shots Looks Stunning; See Images Here


At the end of the day, Kainz found that both phones are quite capable of taking appreciable nighttime shots...if the right amount of frames are captured and some extensive post-processing is tossed into the mix. For landscape photos, setting the camera's focus at infinity worked for most of the subjects he shot, he wrote. Kainz did not stop at one unbelievable photo, he made a decision to collect more fantastic photos and do more tests and apply more editing tricks. Read More »

Dead 43-foot whale washes up on beach at New Jersey shore


A dead whale has washed up on the beach in the Chadwick Beach section of Toms River Wednesday, according to a report. The Stranding Center said that the whale was deteriorated from being bit by sharks to the point where a species can not be determined. Read More »

New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

The two death row inmates were executed with the questionable drug cocktail within three hours of one another in the Cummins Unit prison, 75 miles from the state capitol. KAUFFMAN: Jones was convicted in the 1995 rape and murder of Mary Phillips. Besides the two executions yesterday evening, Arkansas put to death one other inmate last week and has a final one scheduled for Thursday. Read More »

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Shares Sold by VNBTrust National Association

Equities analysts expect that Sirius XM Holdings will post $0.18 earnings per share for the current year. Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ: SIRI ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 2nd. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc . The average volume stands around 24.32 million shares. 22,964,541 shares of the company traded hands. Read More »

United Technologies Corporation Q1 Profit & Revenue Top Estimates


United Technologies Corporation has 805,861,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 118.2 giving United Technologies Corporation a market capitalisation of 95.25B Dollars. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 17th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "United Technologies Co". If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. Read More »

Miley Cyrus to secret star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2'?

Well, received wisdom can go hang. Did Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 do justice to the first part? Another character with a much bigger role in the film is Gamora's adversarial sister Nebula, played by Karen Gillan. Beneath the film's sass, there's a real beating heart. As if the first movie wasn't awesome enough, Director James Gunn is upping the ante by putting together a stellar team behind the scenes: Henry Braham (director of photography, The Legend of Tarzan, The Golden ... Read More »

India's President On South Africa's Freedom Day


The presence of the SANDF general and other leaders of the force was a sign that the celebration in Manguzi was a "dignified" national event, he said. "We want a president who respects himself enough to step down when people ask him to", she said, adding that if Zuma's administration had stuck to Mandela's 1994 plan, millions of South Africans would not be going to bed hungry. Read More »

VW eyes possible sale of motorbike brand Ducati


Sources suggest that the bike maker can now be valued at around 1.5 billion Euros, which is 15 times its annual earnings of the previous year. VW's luxury vehicle vertical - Audi had acquired Ducati in 2012 for around 860 million Euros. Read More »

Potential 1st round pick faces assault accusation

Not just a lot of picks this year, but a lot of picks next year too . Both North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky and Clemson's Deshaun Watson said Wednesday that they did not receive an invitation for one of the Bears' 30 private interviews. Read More »

Amazon is adding a camera to its newest Echo smart speaker


But you'll also apparently get better at outfitting yourself thanks to Style Check, which will take the combined knowledge of some bored people watching you get dressed via the internet to let you know what flatters you. Prompted by the company's smart assistant, Alexa, the device then uses a new service named Style Check to offer feedback on the chosen look. As users build up their lookbooks with pictures and videos, the device is able to recommend new brands and styles inspired by ... Read More »

U.S. military begins installations of missile defenses in South Korea

The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) plows through the Indian Ocean as aircraft on its flight deck are prepared for flight operations on March 15, 2005. McCain said Trump is "exploring all options" on North Korea. South Korea's navy has said it will hold drills with the USA strike group. The nuclear-powered USS Michigan submarine arrived at Busan in what was described as a routine port visit to rest the crew and load supplies. Read More »

Vivo V5s with 20MP Selfie Camera & 64GB Internal Storage launched in India


The Vivo V5s's USP is its 20-megapixel selfie camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and moonlight LED flash. At the heart of the V5s is a MediaTek's MT6750 octa-core processor alongside Mali-T860 GPU for graphics. The rear camera will have a 16-megapixel sensor capable of extremely good panoramic shots as well. The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Vivo V5s runs Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and is a better-specced variant of the Vivo V5 that was launched in India in ... Read More »

China jails American businesswoman for spying


Sandy Phan-Gillis was part of a trade delegation with Houston city leaders but stopped at a border checkpoint where she was accused of stealing state secrets 20 years before. Jeff Gillis has said in the past that he has documents that show his wife was in the U.S. during the period in the 1990s when she is alleged to have spied for the American government in China. Read More »