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Arkansas court maintains stay for condemned man

People gather at a rally opposing the state's upcoming executions, on the front steps of Arkansas' Capitol, Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark. If cour...


Kremlin says no positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

UNITED NATIONS Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria and push Mosc...


Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders eclipse S7

Imagine a Samsung phone that looks sort of like the Kyocera Echo , however, likely with almost no bezel considering Samsung's love for its new "Infinity Displa...


Malala Yousafzai Is The Youngest Ever UN Messenger Of Peace

Malala Yousafzai , UN messenger of peace and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, will be in Ottawa on Wednesday to receive her honorary Canadian citizenship in Parliame...


Todd Woodbridge sees an improvement in the game of Nick Kyrgios

Jordan Thompson will face John Isner , who was in excellent form despite losing to Kyrgios on Saturday over three tense sets. Kyrgios, a polarising figure in...


Amazon adds Alexa voice control to all Fire TV Sticks

Since its inclusion on Amazon's Echo speakers, Alexa has grown into a formidable voice assistant. The new Fire TV Stick has been completely redesigned, with a...


Microsoft to reveal Xbox Project Scorpio specs this week

Xbox Project Scorpio is a new piece of Xbox One hardware that will include more powerful components while still supporting the current collection of the user'...


Samsung Won't Say Whether The Galaxy S8 Will Work With Daydream

For months, specialist Samsung news websites have been talking about patents reportedly filed by the manufacturer at the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KI...


New Cumulative Updates For Windows 10 Creators Update Released

Prior to Wednesday, the only way to get the Creators Update was to download build 15063 as a Windows Insider. Furthermore, Internet Explorer in the Window...


AGAIN: Twitter redefines 140 character limit

Now, with this new update, you will actually be able to see what those people are saying rather than simply glancing over their usernames. All these changes m...


Google Maps transforms into Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools' Day

For example, search "do a barrel roll" and the screen will do a 360-degree turn, in honor of the classic Nintendo series Star Fox. Functionality wise, it's no...


Uber to end services in Denmark after new taxi law

Denmark is the latest European country to ban the app after facing criticism from traditional taxi drivers, who face much tougher regulations than Uber . But ...


SES says used rocket ready for second lift off

On Monday afternoon, SpaceX successfully completed a static fire test ahead of Thursday's scheduled Falcon 9 launch. SpaceX is attempting to make history on...


Facebook Officially Rolling Out Facebook Stories and more Snapchat-like features

These photos and videos, which disappear after 24 hours, won't appear in the user's timeline unless the post them there too. Snapchat pioneered the camera-fir...


Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

Ford has said it will spend $1.2bn (£1bn) as part of a planned upgrade of three MI plants. The company had signaled its basic intentions in this regard even b...


Sales of Super Mario Run "Did Not Meet Our Expectations", says Nintendo

Out of 78m who downloaded, just 4m people went on to pay and unlock the full game, previous figures suggested. The game was seen listed on Google Play and it ...


Connecticut's unemployed grew by 1600 in February

The state was a full point the national unemployment rate last month, which decreased to 4.7-percent. In the Lincoln metropolitan area, the rate was 2.8 perce...


Pluto a planet, and so are over 100 celestial bodies

But Runyon argues that Pluto needs to be considered as a planet because it has all the on goings happening on the surface which could be found on other planet...


Palestinians give award to United Nations official who condemned Israel

Khalaf added that she stands by the commission's report . Reading out her resignation letter at a press conference in Beirut , Khalaf said: "I do not find i...


Hyundai Recalls 978K Sonatas Over Faulty Seat Belts

The anchor pretensioners for the front seats, which are mounted at the floor of each B-pillar, may not have been fully connected with the seatbelt linkage durin...


Boaty McBoatface set for first scientific mission

Boaty McBoatface - which is actually a single name for a trio of torpedo-shaped robots - came out on top when the United Kingdom government launched a public p...


Eutelsat to launch satellite on Jeff Bezos' space rocket

As The Verge points out, Blue Origin filed a patent for a similar water landing back in 2010, and an ensuing legal battle between the two companies result...


Journey to Un'Goro features new 'Adapt' and 'Quest' mechanics

Fans should also look forward to a new tribe called "Elemental". "Journey to Un'Goro" will introduce 135 new cards that include spells and minions. Volcano ...


Etna Volcano Erupts in Fiery Show of Lava in Eastern Sicily

Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy continues erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava. Despite being visible from as far away as Catania and Taormina, experts sa...


WWE: Finn Balor steps into NXT ring following successful shoulder injury

Nearly six months to the day from when he last stepped foot in a WWE ring, Balor returned overnight, at a WWE NXT taping in Florida. He made a surprise appear...


SpaceX's Dragon capsule arrives at the space station

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet grappled Dragon at 5:44 a.m. EST (1044 GMT) as the ISS flew over the northwest coast of Australia. "Same ...


Dead Rising 4 Coming To PC & Steam

The publisher has released a new trailer today to commemorate the occasion. Furthermore, it incorporates the X-Fists Exo Suit Weapon. The game's price become $3...


What are Analysts opinions on: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. Breaking that down further, it has performed 0.88% for the week, -2.15% for the month...


Snap prices IPO between $14 and $16 a share

The filing shows Snapchat's user growth slowed after the launch of Instagram Stories - a feature that mimics Snapchat's flagship feature, also called Stories, ...


Warning issued over 100s of 'exploding whales' on NZ beach

All told, almost 700 whales washed up on Farewell Spit in what is now the third-largest whale stranding since data collection began in the 1800s, and the larges...


Brain scans may predict early signs of autism in high-risk babies

But the diagnostic breakthrough addresses a key problem that has confounded efforts to effectively screen for autism as quickly as possible: Babies typically do...


ISRO creates world record

All 104 satellites were placed in a 505km polar sun synchronous orbit in a span of 28 minutes, reported TOI . India also has two other nano satellites of t...


Phil Jackson Gets Twitter Fingers, Fires Shot at Carmelo Anthony

Obviously Jackson agrees with much of what Ding had to say - the "something [Anthony] is not" being Phil Jackson's Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant in NY - but he ...


Uber has hired a NASA researcher to help it build flying cars

Uber's plans for a flying service were first hinted at in September 2016 by Uber's Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden. Mark Moore, a 30-year veteran of NAS...


Trump signs executive order to slash regulations

Congressman Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina, Trump's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, has yet to be confirmed. President Trump's latest execu...


Canadian chain Hudson Bay in talks to acquire Macy's

Share of Macy's were up more than seven per cent, trading at $32.99 United States on the New York Stock Exchange. Talks between the two companies are in pr...


Facebook Daily Active Users Hit 1.23B

Money taken in from ads on mobile devices accounted for approximately 84 percent of the social networks overall advertising revenue in the final quarter of past...


Researchers confirm existence of lost continent beneath Indian Ocean

Although the volcanic island is only eight million years old, some crystals on its beaches were found to be as old as three billion years. Newly discovered cr...


Former UN Chief Ban Not Running for South Korea President

South Korea is now in the middle of a political crisis after President Park Geun-hye was embroiled in a corruption scandal and underwent an impeachment trial ea...


Tesla Model S crash test result misses top safety rating by IIHS

At least not yet. In the case of the Model S, one crash test in which the electric sedan didn't get the highest rating of " good " was the small overlap front...