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Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russia investigation

The subpoenas come a day after Cohen said he would not cooperate with congressional investigators and amid turmoil inside the House investigation itself, as lawmakers wrangle with the role of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes , R-California, in the probe. Read More »

UK police arrest another man in concert bombing probe

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READ ALSO: 10 held in Manchester attack probe Andy Burnham, mayor of Manchester , complained to the U.S ambassador and said he was assured the leaks would stop. On Thursday at 11 a.m., many across Britain fell silent and bowed their heads for a minute in tribute to the victims of Monday night's bombing. The man arrested in the inner-city area of Rusholme Friday evening local time was not identified, but police said he was arrested "on suspicion of offences contrary to the ... Read More »

SoundCloud Comes to Xbox One, Windows 10

The highly anticipated Xbox Project Scorpio has been the talk of the town for months. The release date details of the Xbox Project Scorpio are expected during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 in June. Users can play more than 100 exclusive games with Xbox Live, and enjoy a large library of over 300 Xbox 360 games that are playable via Backward Compatibility on Xbox One, Thurrott reported. Read More »

Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

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Another Uber executive is leaving, saying goodbye to the scandals that have rocked the company in recent weeks. Uber said its Q1 revenue increased 18% from the fourth quarter to $3.4 billion. "The narrowing of our losses in the first quarter puts us on a good trajectory towards profitability", Uber said in a released statement . It's an unusual move for a private company - unless, of course, it plans to go public. Read More »

Donald Trump gives the world "covfefe" and the internet goes insane

And, in a childish kneejerk, " Despite the constant negative press covfefe " was born. After scrapping the tweet, Trump encouraged his followers to try to complete his initial thought. Goes back to bed". The image is too disturbing. A tweet by President Trump , which has been deleted , caused a stir with its mention of "negative press covfefe ". Read More »

Map shows the most misspelled word in each state

Tarsier was among a list of 400 study words sent to all spellers advancing to the national finals. In Wednesday morning competition, Haris correctly spelled the word Keynesian, to advance to another round coming up this afternoon. She likes to read and is on her school's student council. They were divided into two groups for the day's rounds. Grace Jones was one of the first to spell on Wednesday. Read More »

Will Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Be a Standalone Title?

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Amazon Japan has listed Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered for standalone release on PS4 on June 20th, which would likely mean that the Xbox One release would happen a month later. First spotted by Twitter user Wario64, the listing suggests that the PlayStation 4 version of the title is releasing on June 20, which is in line with previous leaks by U.S. Read More »

Gear VR Beats Daydream To Chromecast Support

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The feature comes at an interesting time; earlier this month Google announced that its own mobile VR ecosystem, Daydream, will also be getting casting support via an upcoming update. " Chromecast lets you enjoy VR while staying connected and engaged with everyone in the room", Oculus said in a blog post on the announcement. The nature of VR makes it a more solitary experience than other forms of digital entertainment. Read More »

Russian probe: Michael Flynn to provide documents to Senate by June 6

The Associated Press first reported that Flynn would comply with the subpoena. Flynn was forced to resign from the Trump administration for allegedly misleading Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about discussions he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , prior to Trump's inauguration. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn in Woman's Hour fiasco

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Barnett then took the Labour leader to task, saying: "You're logging into your iPad". British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations without a deal with the European Union if the agreement wasn't good enough. Read More »

Apple's 'Siri speaker' reportedly enters manufacturing as announcement nears

Apple ( AAPL ) has started manufacturing a Siri-controlled smart speaker, according to the Financial Post . As for the speaker itself, a focus on high-quality audio could be a good way to help it stand out. Siri can already control HomeKit devices, though through an iPhone or iPad; with a dedicated speaker, anybody in a family could do so. The final piece of the puzzle, of course, is to try and lock users further into Apple's ecosystem of products and services. Read More »

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds hundreds

The morning rush hour attack in Zanbaq Square, close to the presidential palace and a number of foreign embassies, killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds, making it the worst such attack in Kabul in decades. "These heinous acts go against the values of humanity as well values of peaceful Afghans", it added. It said the continuing violence even during the holy and pious month of Ramazan reflects the diabolical nature of the perpetrators and its supporters. Read More »

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 9, wounds dozens

The explosion also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Adebahr said the Kabul embassy would remain closed until further notice and that local staff were receiving medical care. Read More »

President Trump stumps Twitter with 'covfefe'

Twitter world immediately weighed in, some with biting sarcasm, and soon enough #covfefe became the top trending hashtag on Twitter. Perhaps the President meant to write "coverage", before falling asleep, as many speculated in the dark of night. Read More »

Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned United States that quitting the Paris climate agreement could threaten the country's economic, security and societal status. Word of Trump's expected decision came a day after the president met with Pruitt. Like his boss, Pruitt has questioned the consensus of climate scientists that the Earth is warming and that man-made climate emissions are to blame. Read More »

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios

According to several sources close to the President, Trump has been telling anyone and everyone that he will be taking the USA from the newly established climate agreement . Axios news outlet, which first reported that Mr Trump would withdraw, said details of the move were being worked out by a team that includes EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt . Read More »

Halfords Group plc (HFD) Given Buy Rating at N+1 Singer

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Stock has got outperform rating from no analyst of Thomson Reuters whereas 2 analysts given hold rating to the stock. The brokerage presently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Nomura maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, November 30 report. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, September 1. Read More »

Google expands paid carpooling across California

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The service is not intended as a way for drivers to earn a living. Waze Carpool app users will be able to find rides from drivers who also use the app and travelling on the same direction. The service also doesn't make much money for Google, which derives most of its income from digital advertising. The article states that the service will expand in the near future to Brazil. Read More »

IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in downtown Kabul

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They were assigned to the United States embassy there as contractors, the officials said. Images from the scene showed the German embassy and several others heavily damaged. It was one of the worst attacks Kabul had seen since the drawdown of foreign forces from the country at the end of 2014. Armed soldiers and Kabul's emergency services have been flocking to the area to help the injured survivors. Read More »

Intel's New Core X CPU Comes With 18 Cores

Well, Intel is also readying 12, 14 and 16 core variants of the Core i9 chip , with suggested prices of US$1199, US$1399 and US$1699 respectively. The remaining 4 processors namely Core i9-7920X, Core i9-7940X, Core i9-7960X - $1,699, Core i9-7980XE - $1,999. It runs at a base frequency of 3.3GHz, which can be boosted to 4.5GHz with Turbo Boost 3.0 and has a TDP (thermal design power) of 140W. Read More »

Dozens killed, more than 300 injured by auto bomb in Kabul

No group has yet claimed it. Mohammed Nazir , who worked as a driver for BBC Afghan for more than four years, died in the blast , the BBC confirmed, adding that four of his colleagues were injured. "The people are full of hope and love". At the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital a few blocks away, there were scenes of chaos as ambulances brought in wounded. Read More »

At least 65 killed, 325 injured by car bomb in Kabul

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The BBC said among the dead were an Afghan driver employed by the broadcaster while four of its journalists were injured. A security message from the US embassy in Kabul said the explosion happened near the German embassy , which is also near the British, Canadian, Iranian, Turkish and Chinese embassies. Read More »

Skoda Kodiaq gets a 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP

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The Skoda Kodiaq and Mini Countryman , which are part of the growing number of SUVs and crossovers on our roads, have each been awarded five stars for their crash safety. However, the driver's chest protection was marginal during the full-width front impact. However, a geometric assessment of the rear seats indicated poor whiplash protection for the rear occupants. Read More »

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

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What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based. Read More »

Sunny Leone, husband narrowly escape as plane 'almost crashes'

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Her plane apparently encountered bad weather and was about to crash but her pilot managed to avert the tragedy. The actress, who was accompanied by her husband Daniel Weber and team, escaped the fatal accident unhurt. Actress Sunny Leone's private plane nearly crashed through bad weather in Maharashtra today. Sunny Leone's new houses consist of five bedrooms, a swimming pool, home theatre, an expansive garden and outdoor dining area. Read More »

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop Balances Affordability And Performance

Designed from the ground-up as a VR and entertainment system for the home, the Inspiron 27 7000 AIO brings beauty to every single inch of the screen. Dell has also included some gaming-focused design touches with functional venting, thermally-optimized airflow routing, available Polar Blue LED Illumination, and easy component access. Read More »

Qualcomm announces OEMs for mobile PC platform

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Intel showed off earlier this week several new Intel-based Always Connected Windows 10 PCs from Acer , Dell , Huawei, HP, Lenovo and MSI . While the Snapdragon 835 is a powerful-enough chip for smartphones , you shouldn't expect these computers to offer robust support for rendering in Photoshop or video editing, even though Qualcomm promises support for " all Windows applications". Read More »

Indian players 'intimidated' by Kumble?

Team India are in England to defend their Champions Trophy and reports of conflict between captain and coach will hamper the prospects of the side in the tournament. It comes off a long and successful season at home, and in the normal course of things the buzz would be about India's match against Pakistan at Birmingham on June 4, given how rarely the traditional rivals play each other these days. Read More »

Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support

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Android is built with enterprise security in mind, from the platform to the security services that now check 50 billion apps a day. Android Go takes several measures to make sure the operating system and apps remain lightweight and has a particular emphasis on controlling mobile data usage. Read More »

Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

Kawasi said the wounded were admitted to different Kabul hospitals. The BBC has said that Mohammed Nazir , a driver for the corporation's Afghan service, died in the explosion . Ismail Kawasi , spokesman for the public health ministry, says that the number of the wounded now stands at 350. "It's especially contemptible that these people were the target", German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Twitter . Read More »

Kellogg to close 2 Texas distribution centers, lay off 421

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The 248 layoffs are more than eight times that amount. The Battle Creek, MI-based food company intends to close two distribution sites in Texas, cutting over 400 workers when layoffs begin this July, the Dallas Morning News reported , citing filings from the Texas Workforce Commission. Read More »