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Mars Orbiter Snaps Fresh Photo of Curiosity Exploring Mars

According to NASA, its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the photo you see above last month; it features exaggerated colors created to enhanced the landscape's features, hence the reason Curiosity rover shows up as blue though it is not that color in real life. Read More »

S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Mr Trump has frequently praised Mr Xi and resisted criticising Chinese trade practices. The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump says China has failed over North Korea

The death of American university student Otto Warmbier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang , has further complicated Trump's approach to North Korea, his top national security challenge. "I would have that first because if people are that stupid that they still want to go to that country then at least they assume the responsibility for their welfare", McCain said. Read More »

After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

Thornton said the US will be seeking "concrete cooperation" with China on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs and return to negotiations. Warmbier died Monday of severe brain damage, which doctors said was likely due to cardiopulmonary arrest. According to Fox, the office of Senator Rob Portman revealed he met with the North Korean delegation to the United Nations in December to seek the release of Otto Warmbier , the American student detained in ... Read More »

Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS


But the fearlessness, poise and command Poche' had from the get-go against Florida State has the Tigers playing in the Bracket 1 finals this weekend. "Whether he ever wins the last game in Omaha or not should never diminish his legacy one iota, as far as I'm concerned", Mainieri said. Bye-bye, bat • Umpires took away the bat belonging to LSU's Cole Freeman just before the game because it didn't meet specifications. Read More »

Ferrari bags 2017 International Engine of the Year award


Meanwhile, for the second year running , Ferrari's 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 has taken the outright International Engine of the Year Award along with the Performance Engine class and the 3-litre to 4-litre displacement category. BMW's 1.5-litre petrol-electric hybrid from the i8 secured a hattrick of wins in the "1.4 to 1.8-litre" category, taking the tally of total victories by BMW in this category to 12. Read More »

Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely

Fred Warmbier , the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. "I wish there was a way to know that you're in the good old days before you've actually left them", he said, repeating the words of character Andy Bernard . Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, President Donald Trump said today ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang . Read More »

By the time you get to Phoenix, it could be 120 degrees


PHOENIX (AP) — The first day of summer was expected to bring some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that could reach 120 degrees in Phoenix . Read More »

Coyotes to face Golden Knights in 2017-18 home opener


By signing Schlemko, the Sharks gave themselves an insurance policy against the likelihood that the Golden Knights would have eaten into their blue line depth by drafting a defenseman. "I'm usually talking to coaches about the players and what spots we've got to fill", Young said. It's not just a player per team. They also have the New York Islanders' pick at No. Read More »

China's efforts on North Korea haven't worked out, says Donald Trump

The news comes following the death of U.S. student Otto Warmbier on Monday - just days after he was returned to his family in an unconscious state last week after being released by Kim Jong-un's officials for "humanitarian reasons". Earlier the coroner's office said it had received Warmbier's body for an autopsy examination and was expecting to release preliminary findings later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. Read More »

Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case


Portuguese outlet A Bola claimed that the national team skipper, now playing at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, has told his agent Jorge Mendes to get him back to Manchester United . Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi , who has been handed a 21-month jail term. Manchester United have so far made no comment on reports they are interested in buying back the player for an estimated 200 million euros, on top of the release fee. Read More »

Metroid Prime 4 heading to Switch in 2018, says Nintendo


A surprise given the fact that we only found out that a brand new studio led by Kensuke Tanabe , not the signature developer Retro Studio, will be developing this latest iteration. "Just as you get through a game and you're starting to put your head up, put the periscope out to see what else is out there, hopefully we'll have something right there for you". Read More »

Fultz projected first overall pick in NBA Draft

Gordon Hayward: The buzz surrounding the Utah Jazz free-agent-to-be has been relatively quiet of late, which makes sense given that he won't officially be a free agent until July 6. Don't cry too much for the Celtics . ESPN's Chad Ford believes the C's are leaning towards drafting Duke's Jayson Tatum at No. 3. "They went great", Tatum said of the Celtics' workouts. Read More »

Uber Adds In-App Tipping For Chicago Drivers

According to an info page , users will be able to select either a $1, $2 or $5 tip or enter a custom amount directly into the Uber app on the rating page. Uber spokesman Casper Nixon said in a statement most of the changes, including tipping , would be available in New Zealand by the end of the year. Read More »

US Calls On China To Put More Pressure On North Korea

But the US President took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer a grim assessment of China's role in restraining North Korea: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". Nauert stressed that the State Department issued a travel warning for North Korea that lays out the dangers. Still, Americans continue to travel there for the novelty as well as to teach in universities and do discreet missionary work. Read More »

Robbie Kruse: No excuses for Socceroos against Cameroon


Like Goretzka, Stindl scored his first senior global goal against Australia . "What we did well, we did in patches". Degenek added: "They won't underestimate us - they will see from our second half against Germany that we are a team that plays a lot of good football". Read More »

OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Doctors last week described Warmbier's condition upon his return June 13 as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. Reporting from North Korea in April, the CBS News team stayed at the same hotel where Warmbier allegedly tore down that propaganda poster. But some have been seized and given draconian sentences for seemingly minor offenses. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set for August 26 unveiling


The company is offering deals and discounts on laptops, smartphones, headphones and more under the sale. If you signed up for the advanced look of Bixby Voice , make sure to launch the Galaxy Apps utility on your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus and make sure every Bixby related app is updated. Read More »

Kepler Space Telescope discovered 10 planets that could harbor life

The findings were presented at a news conference at NASA's Ames Research Centre in California's Silicon Valley. NASA launched the Kepler telescope in 2009 to learn if Earth-like planets are common or rare. The Kepler data set is unique, as it is the only one containing a population of these near-Earth analogs: planets with roughly the same size and orbit as Earth. Read More »

After CEO Resignation, Is Uber Kalanick-less Or Kalanick


In a statement, Kalanick said he loved Uber "more than anything in the world " but had agreed to investors' request for him to quit. They sent Kalanick a letter in which they expressed their doubt about his ability to implement changes at Uber, following an investigation into the company's alleged sexist practices at the workplace. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns. Now what?

Uber has been embroiled in controversy after controversy over several issues - legal and otherwise - and this ouster is a clear sign that the company wants to move in a different direction, while cleaning up its corporate image at the same time . Read More »

Google rolls out Google Jobs


To make it more relevant and useful, Google has added the location service to it which helps you to choose the job near you. "Whether you're a young adult looking for your first job , a veteran hoping to leverage your leadership experience in civilian life, or a parent looking for a job with better pay to support a growing family, we hope this new experience on Google will help make the job search simpler and more effective". Read More »

Uber CEO Kalanick says he will take leave of absence

Holder recommends that Uber make sure its workforce becomes more diverse from the top down. They also suggest changes to company culture, including prohibiting romances between bosses and their reports and creating clearer guidelines on the use of drugs and alcohol. Read More »

Milwaukee chief: Jury agreed with me on shooting

Prosecutors said Heaggan-Brown's first shot was justified, but not the second, according to CNN affiliate WISN. Heaggan-Brown shot Smith on his right bicep as he stood and threw the gun away over a fence. Smith is then seen raising the gun and throwing it over the fence into the yard, the complaint stated. Heaggan-Brown later told investigators he fired this second shot because he thought Smith was reaching toward his waist. Read More »

Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber


He will, however, remain on Uber's board. Some of the positions that Uber has open include a chief operating officer and a chief financial officer - and now, obviously, CEO. Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct". Read More »

Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)


Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) has risen 14.59% since June 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 21 by Barchart.com. Amer Gru holds 63,836 shares. Moreover, Panagora Asset has 0% invested in IMI plc (LON:IMI). Bp Public Limited Liability reported 21,000 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement invested in 0.05% or 291,157 shares. Read More »

ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets


It "could eventually even lead to the detection of extra-terrestrial life", the university added. ESA also announced in the same meeting that its PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars ( PLATO ) mission has also been given the green light, following its selection in February 2014. Read More »

Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast


Authorities in various coastal Louisiana and MS communities handed out sandbags for areas along rivers and bayous. Six to nine inches of rain are expected to accumulate southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama, and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday as a result of the storm. Read More »

Avolon in deal to buy 75 aircraft valued at $8.4bn

The MAX 10 will be 66 inches longer than the MAX 9 and feature new levered main landing gear. Despite the interest in the MAX 10, analysts expect passenger jet orders at the Paris Airshow to fall short of recent boom years, as airlines digest a flood of deliveries and manufacturers focus on production targets. Read More »

Oil Firms Risk Trillions if Climate Targets Reached

Fossil fuel producers have come under growing pressure from investors to reduce carbon emissions and increase transparency over future investment. "None of those has gotten very far", Gerrard said, but "there continues to be talk of more". Read More »

City Celebrates Aboriginal Day June 21

National Aboriginal Day on June 21 kicks off Celebrate Canada!, an 11-day celebration that also includes Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1). The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership as the foundation for transformative change. Read More »

E3 2017: Total War Warhammer 2 Gets Release Date, New Trailer


The game will be ready to roll on September 28th. Featuring four iconic new races from the Warhammer Fantasy Battles world - the High Elves, Dark Elves, Lizardmen, and a fourth yet to be revealed - players will battle across enchanted isles, bleak hinterlands, treacherous swamps, and perilous jungles. Read More »