• Australia finds USA military aircraft that crashed off northeast coast
Australia finds USA military aircraft that crashed off northeast coast

The MV-22 Osprey was conducting regularly-scheduled exercises on Saturday. The MV-22 is a hybrid-type aircraft that can take off and land as a helicopter but transitions its two engines to fly like an airplane in midflight. "The crew of the Melville and its assets have been invaluable in the recovery effort". The crash, which happened during a ...

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  • USA says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants
USA says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants

THE Philippines will remain an ally and friend of the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. "We are providing [the Philippines] some training and some guidance in terms of how to deal with an enemy that fights in ways that is not like most people have ever had to deal with so it's a tragic situation down there", Tillerson said ...

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  • UFO 50 Is A Collection Of 50 Indie Games
UFO 50 Is A Collection Of 50 Indie Games

UFO 50's batch of games includes side-scrolling shooters, platformers, puzzle games, dungeon crawlers and sports games. "Our goal is to combine a familiar 8-bit aesthetic with new ideas and modern game design sensibilities". In an FAQ about the anthology, the developers noted that "the games are slightly smaller than commercial 8-bit titles from t...

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  • 1641st World Trade Center victim identified, city medical examiner says
1641st World Trade Center victim identified, city medical examiner says

New, more sensitive DNA technology was deployed earlier this year and helped make the latest identification after earlier testing produced no results, the medical examiner's office said. Almost 16 years after the attacks, some 40 percent of those died - 1,112 people - remain unidentified, the medical examiner's office said. Few full bodies were r...

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  • Redbirds ranked No. 20 in FCS Preseason Top 25
Redbirds ranked No. 20 in FCS Preseason Top 25

Sam Houston finished the 2016 season with a 12-1 mark, including a 9-0 record in Southland Conference play in winning the league crown. The last time they opened the season at No. Defending national champion James Madison is the pre-season favorite in the FCS. The Jacks open the season Saturday, September 2nd in Tucson against the Arizona Wildcats.

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  • Coalition to try again for gay marriage plebiscite
Coalition to try again for gay marriage plebiscite

But the Senate would not allow the so-called plebiscite, which would have cost 160 million Australian dollars ($127 million), and the result could have been ignored by lawmakers when deciding how to vote on gay marriage legislation in Parliament.

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  • Netflix completes first ever acquisition, buys Millarworld comic publishing company
Netflix completes first ever acquisition, buys Millarworld comic publishing company

Millarworld is a small company owned by Mark and Lucy Millar , and is responsible for titles like "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman ". Although "Kick-Ass" and " Kingsman " are not part of the deal , it does bring Netflix a range of other franchises across genres from science fiction to fantasy, plus superheroes and real-world characters.

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  • Tesla needs more cash to roll out new Model 3 auto
Tesla needs more cash to roll out new Model 3 auto

Tesla's projected cash burn for the second half of 2017 would be about $US2 billion, leaving it with what the company considers a comfortable $US1 billion in reserve on the balance sheet. "There is a risk they could still run out of money", he said. The latest effective yield on single-B rated bonds maturing in seven to eight years, the clas...

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  • 'Accidental' HomePod firmware leak reveals swag of Apple secrets
'Accidental' HomePod firmware leak reveals swag of Apple secrets

That means that if Apple does intend to jump into 4K content, it won't be able to deliver it with a simple firmware upgrade to the current model Apple TV set top box. Apple has worked incredibly hard to bring Touch ID to so many different aspects of the iPhone there's no way it would ditch the technology without a viable and equally as impress...

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  • Rand weakens slightly ahead of Baleka Mbete's call on MPs' vote
Rand weakens slightly ahead of Baleka Mbete's call on MPs' vote

Zuma has survived seven no confidence motions. Ms Mbete told a press conference on Monday afternoon that her decision was "about putting the resilience of our democratic institutions to test" and was taken "in the best interests of the country".

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Active now available from AT&T with exciting offers
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active now available from AT&T with exciting offers

The phone is exclusive to AT&T "for a limited time", so there will likely be further news of availability in the future. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with 4,000mAh battery instead of 3000mAh battery found in normal version. The smartphone will be available in stores on August 11 in either Meteor Gray or Titanium Gold. Pre-orders start tomorro...

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  • Jordan's king on rare visit to Ramallah: Palestinians
Jordan's king on rare visit to Ramallah: Palestinians

Jordan's King Abdullah II began a rare visit to the occupied West Bank to meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Monday, amid shared tensions with Israel over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site. Jordan's ruling Hashemite dynasty has drawn much of its legitimacy from that role. Jordan's king received a warm welcome in Ramallah on Monday. Net...

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  • Un directeur de Samsung risque douze années de prison
Un directeur de Samsung risque douze années de prison

Si les juges suivent les réquisitions du parquet, il s'agirait d'une des sentences les plus sévères jamais infligée à un patron de chaebol, ces énormes conglomérats qui dominent l'économie sud-coréenne. Pour sa défense, l'héritier avait fait valoir la semaine dernière qu'il ne jouait aucun rôle dans les prises de décision du groupe et qu'il " écout...

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  • Radio dispatches offer insight after officer shot
Radio dispatches offer insight after officer shot

Radio dispatch audio offers insight into the chaos that followed the fatal shooting of Clinton, Missouri, police Officer Gary Michael . As he was exiting his patrol vehicle, the driver shot Michael. "(Michael) was heroic right to the end", Lowe added. Michael had a wife and stepchildren, according to CNN affiliate WDAF . Authorities have id...

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  • Une pétition pour soutenir Loup Bureau, journaliste emprisonné en Turquie
Une pétition pour soutenir Loup Bureau, journaliste emprisonné en Turquie

Agé de 27 ans, Loup Bureau , qui a notamment collaboré avec la chaîne française TV5 Monde et se présente sur Twitter comme un étudiant en journalisme, avait été interpellé au poste frontière de Habur entre l'Irak et la Turquie. Il affirme que son fils "est complètement isolé du reste du monde, puisqu'on nous annonce qu'il ne pourra avoir qu'un cou...

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  • Donald Trump-Russia investigators ask White House for documents about Michael Flynn
Donald Trump-Russia investigators ask White House for documents about Michael Flynn

The Times is reporting that Mueller recently asked the White House for documents related to Flynn, the first known instance of Mueller's team asking the White House to hand over records. Ty Cobb, special counsel to Trump , said, "We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis". Although receiving money from fo...

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  • Trump launches fresh Twitter barrage as poll rating slips
Trump launches fresh Twitter barrage as poll rating slips

Trump then launched a broadside at his mainstream media foils. The president also reminded his followers that his 17-day stay at his prized golf resort in Bedminster, NJ, is not all rest and relaxation. Conway continued: "It needs to go up". Trump posted some of his usual gripes, fake news (otherwise known as news that paints him in a bad lig...

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  • Kellyanne Conway spotted on New Jersey beach
Kellyanne Conway spotted on New Jersey beach

Mueller reportedly convened a grand jury for his investigation. Beyond the legal reading, the broad authority argument defies plain logic: If the special counsel could investigate anything he wants, why would there even need to be a letter spelling out the specific limits of the investigation? "The entire Russian Federation investigation is a h...

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  • Donald Trump attacks 'phony' Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal over Russian collusion claims
Donald Trump attacks 'phony' Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal over Russian collusion claims

Blumenthal says he was moved to craft the law by the plight of Connecticut World War II veteran and purple heart recipient Robert Matava who was defrauded by his own son. In May, Blumenthal argued a special prosecutor was needed to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

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  • Stephen Colbert mourns The Mooch's firing with a very respectful musical tribute
Stephen Colbert mourns The Mooch's firing with a very respectful musical tribute

Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give chief of staff John Kelly a clean state and the ability to build his own team. Scaramucci was the White House communications director for about 10 days. Sanders said in a press conference Monday afternoon that Trump believes that Scaramucci's off-color remarks to a New Yorker interview...

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  • Potential of Sanctions Against Pyongyang Comes to End - Russian Envoy to UN
Potential of Sanctions Against Pyongyang Comes to End - Russian Envoy to UN

The proposed resolution would add North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank, the primary foreign exchange bank, to a United Nations sanctions blacklist, which provides for an assets freeze. The U.S. has denied this and diplomats say they have made various back-channel attempts to talk with North Korea, only to be rebuffed. "The North Korean threat has not...

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  • Duterte signs law for free tuition in SUCs - Palace official
Duterte signs law for free tuition in SUCs - Palace official

The President signed the bill despite the reluctance of some members of his economic team on the proposed measure due to the cost that will be entailed in funding free tertiary education. Diokno said in a mobile phone reply. In a statement Friday, Benjamin Valbuena, national chairperson of ACT said the President's approval of the law "will expand...

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  • California cops seize 2 000 animals near LA
California cops seize 2 000 animals near LA

Nearly 2,000 chickens, parakeets, lovebirds and 100 exotic birds were being kept at the site, the Inland Valley Humane Society said in a press release on Friday. The animals were found in filthy conditions in a warehouse. The trash-filled warehouse in a Montclair industrial park "was just piled with cages and birds".

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  • Wet tyre error key to Marquez's massive win
Wet tyre error key to Marquez's massive win

The then 17-year-old started on pole position in the 125CC class in Brno and managed to maintain that all the way to the finish line. With light rain at the Brno circuit, riders started with wet tyres but as the track dried down, Marquez was one of the first to change to slicks and it paid off with the Spaniard gaining a significant lead over his...

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  • Seized ivory crushed in illegal trade fight
Seized ivory crushed in illegal trade fight

Dozens of worldwide and national conservation organizations joined together to send a strong message to the world that New York State and its partners will work tirelessly to end wildlife crimes that threaten to wipe out African elephants and a host of other species around the globe.

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  • Mo Farah reste le roi du 10 000m — Athlétisme Mondiaux d'athlétisme
Mo Farah reste le roi du 10 000m — Athlétisme Mondiaux d'athlétisme

Il a devancé l'Ougandais Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (26:49.94) et le Kenyan Paul Kipngetich Tanui (26:50.60). " Ça a été dur mais j'étais prêt mentalement comme je le souhaitais".

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  • China says dialogue vital to tackle Korean peninsula crisis
China says dialogue vital to tackle Korean peninsula crisis

The sanctions will slash North Korea's annual export revenue of $3 billion by more than a third, according to a statement from the office of Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations. It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of Pyongyang's laborers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with the country...

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  • Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry
Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry

He added that people would be better served to wait until the facts come out, that government would be more effective in its efforts to fix health care, reforming the tax system and rebuilding infrastructure if there were less speculation.

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  • Iran to continue support for Syria in fight against terrorist: Larijani
Iran to continue support for Syria in fight against terrorist: Larijani

He stressed the need for strengthening economic and investment relations especially in oil, gas and cement fields concluding that deep parliamentary ties would undoubtedly lead to increased transactions and accelerated economic investment between the two countries.

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  • Donald Trump commends UNSC for adopting strict sanctions against North Korea
Donald Trump commends UNSC for adopting strict sanctions against North Korea

Tillerson told reporters that he and Kang would be discussing the next steps to take on North Korea. "Very big financial impact!" Pyongyang views the military exercises as rehearsals for an invasion. It also imposes an asset freeze on two companies and two banks. What are the new sanctions? China accounts for 90 per cent of trade with North K...

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