• Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker
Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

It would seem the innovation station over at Apple R&D had decided that void wasn't something they could live with anymore. In part 6 of the Apple WWDC 2017 keynote, Tim Cook introduced the HomePod as Apple's way of reinventing home music.

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  • Farmers stage dharna at CM Chouhan's fast venue — Madhya Pradesh
Farmers stage dharna at CM Chouhan's fast venue — Madhya Pradesh

All entry and exit points to Mandsaur were sealed. The killing of five farmers in clashes with police in central India exposes the plight of landless peasants struggling to pay back debt with meagre earnings from lower produce prices, activists say.

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  • Reds' Garrett hit on hand by liner, leaves game
Reds' Garrett hit on hand by liner, leaves game

Enrique Hernandez added a solo home run in the Dodgers' nine-hit attack. Outfielder Franklin Gutierrez , whose last hit came on May 16, had two singles, including a two-run basehit in the fourth. I think he was going up to catch the ball with his glove and brought his left hand up as well and the ball ended up hitting in his left hand. "Hit...

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  • Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord
Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

According to the agreement, each country pledges to contribute to combat climate change. Clark, a Ward 3 councilor, then brought it to Keene's Cities for Climate Protection Committee, which endorsed it Wednesday, Filiault said. "The Hawaii State Legislature understands the importance of taking action, and I applaud its work this session to ensure...

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  • European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote
European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

Donald Tusk, president of the European Commission, urged the May government to get on with negotiations, noting that the United Kingdom has less than two years to extricate itself from the EU - which is considered a gargantuan task. "The market will be praying that this exit poll has got it wrong", said currency analyst Lee Hardman of Japanese fi...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

Speaking at dedication ceremonies for NATO's new headquarters, Trump noted that the defense budgets of 23 of the 28 members don't equal 2 percent of their nation's economic output, as required, while the United States has spent more on defense in eight years than the other 27 combined.

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  • Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'clever baniya'; Congress seeks apology
Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'clever baniya'; Congress seeks apology

Historian Ramachandra Guha said the remark made by Amit Shah was "crude" and "unworthy" of the president of BJP, the country's ruling party. The clash came as Amit Shah had reportedly said Mahatma Gandhi was a " chatur baniya " who knew that Congress was a tool to fight for freedom, while also suggesting that the party be dissolved after Indepe...

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  • Powerball Jackpot Up to $435M, 10th Largest in US History
Powerball Jackpot Up to $435M, 10th Largest in US History

The numbers were: 32-26-20-38-58 Powerball: 3The estimated prize is based on a victor choosing an annuity, which pays off over 29 years. A woman teaching her co-worker how to play a lottery scratch-off game walked away with a $1 million ticket of her own, according to a release ...

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  • New Puzzle RPG Pictlogica Final Fantasy ≒ Announced for 3DS
New Puzzle RPG Pictlogica Final Fantasy ≒ Announced for 3DS

It's a free-to-play puzzle RPG called Pictlogica Final Fantasy ≒. It features over 300 " Pictlogica " illustration puzzles in which players are tasked with completing pixelized images, as well as "Quests" where you can fight enemies in turn-based battles.

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  • Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East
Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East

Saudi Arabia and other nations cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this week. Ashcroft was US attorney general under President George W. Bush from February 2001 to February 2005, turbulent years in which USA policies and laws were reshaped by the so-called war on terrorism that followed the 2001 al Qaeda attacks.Ashcroft's firm includes...

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  • AAP team to visit Mandsaur, attacks PM for 'silence' on farmer deaths
AAP team to visit Mandsaur, attacks PM for 'silence' on farmer deaths

Mandsaur has been facing a tense situation with farmers protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi waived money for the elite but he can not waive farmer loans", he said. The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh had sought to cool tem...

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  • Puerto Rico gears up for referendum in quest for statehood
Puerto Rico gears up for referendum in quest for statehood

While Puerto Rico is exempt from the USA federal income tax, it still pays Social Security and Medicare and local taxes but receives less federal funding than US states. No clear majority emerged in the first three, with voters nearly evenly divided between statehood and the status quo. The 2012 vote for statehood didn't result in any change in t...

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  • Over 450000 sign petition against DUP coalition
Over 450000 sign petition against DUP coalition

Earlier, Mrs May announced that she meant to carry on in No 10 at the head of a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP) after falling eight seats short of an overall majority. The parties can work together through a confidence and supply agreement or a formal coalition deal. But in one of the most sensational ni...

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  • Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017
Apple Announces New Hardware & Updates At WWDC 2017

The new GPU can fetch data at speeds of up to 400 Gbps, while being able to perform up to 11 teraflops, according to the company. While the phone will still work (and it's a little bit incredible that it still does), users won't be able to download the latest apps or security upgrades to protect against hackers and vulnerabilities.

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  • Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro
Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

The new Apple iMac Pro will start at a price of $4,999 in the United States and will be available in December. Lastly, Apple also teased the upcoming Space Gray iMac Pro , which will start at $4999 and be available in December.

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  • Trump willing to testify 'under oath' to discount Comey's loyalty claim
Trump willing to testify 'under oath' to discount Comey's loyalty claim

Mr Comey had detailed this interaction in a memo, writing that the President told him: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". The press will find out " over a fairly short period of time ", he said, adding: "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer".

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  • Trump commits to NATO's Article 5
Trump commits to NATO's Article 5

Trump says Romania has been a great ally to the US and he's honored to host Iohannis for what the White House has said is a working visit. The Rose Garden press conference was the first time since last month that Trump formally took questions from reporters.

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  • Climate change work will continue without U.S., says CARICOM
Climate change work will continue without U.S., says CARICOM

Trump said on Thursday that the landmark 2015 climate agreement threatened millions of jobs and productivity, and that he would start a multi-year process to withdraw from the deal, which has been signed by nearly every other nation on Earth.

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  • Star Wars Releases New Teaser Image For Battlefront 2 Featuring Naboo Map
Star Wars Releases New Teaser Image For Battlefront 2 Featuring Naboo Map

This content will be divided into "themed seasons", with the first focusing on the forthcoming The Last Jedi movie, and will add Finn and Captain Phasma as heroes, amongst other things. EA wasn't saying much more, however, as the game was due to be shown in more detail the following day at Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference . Back at Star ...

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  • London police arrest 6 as attack footage is released
London police arrest 6 as attack footage is released

The carnage of the London Bridge attack could have been worse if one of the attackers' credit cards had not been declined when he first tried to rent a larger truck that could have killed more people, according to London police. Police said Butt was known to security services but there had been no evidence of "attack planning". The bloodthirs...

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  • Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey
Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

Comey was testifying under oath, something that wasn't true of either Trump or his attorney (who released an error-riddled statement about Comey's testimony ). Four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, had set a Friday deadline for Richman to respond after Comey tes...

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  • May to form government with DUP backing
May to form government with DUP backing

The Tories failed to gain an outright majority in Thursday's General Election , leaving Theresa May reliant on the DUP . The Tories needed 326 seats to win another majority but they fell short and must rely on the DUP to continue to rule.

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  • IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving
IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro was announced in 2015. Apple is leaning into artificial intelligence (AI) with improved machine learning and on-device learning aimed at making Siri more predictive and proactive. Most of the news focused on the coming updates for its various operating systems, but CEO Tim Cook also introduced some new hardware. ...

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  • Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey
Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

Comey seemed perplexed by the line of questioning, as did almost everyone else watching. He at one point made reference to "President Comey ", and conflated an FBI investigation into failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails with the Trump-Russia matter.

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  • Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5
Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - and Trump's own staff - would be forgiven for feeling a sense of whiplash after Trump's changes-of-mind on the alliance's relevance over the last two years. However, Trump has long criticized the coalition and has repeatedly called on other members to live up to their financial contributions to the USA ...

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  • India asks Qatar to resolve issue through dialogue
India asks Qatar to resolve issue through dialogue

In a joint news conference with Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Cavusoglu said Turkey would continue its efforts to resolve the dispute, as Qatar faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism.

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  • New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

Numerous patent filings have pointed to Apple working on a prototype for some time, and the latest rumours suggest an announcement could happen at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference , better known as WWDC , which takes place in San Jose from June 5-9, 2017.

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  • London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck
London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Meanwhile, police said today they have arrested two men linked to the attack on suspicion of preparing terrorists acts after carrying out raids in Ilford and Barking, London. Of the 20 people arrested in connection with the probe, 12 have been released without charge. The statement further explains, "The attackers had wound duct tape around the h...

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  • 12-Year-Old Girl Delivers Baby Brother
12-Year-Old Girl Delivers Baby Brother

This time around, not only was she there to watch, but she actually helped deliver him. Jacee also got to cut her brother's umbilical cord as her dad looked on and took photos. Jacee's emotion at delivering her brother was on full display in a series of photos that were shared on Facebook over 180,000 times as of Friday night.

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  • Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide
Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

The Athletics (27-35) earned a split in the doubleheader and snapped the Rays' five-game win streak. When asked what it was like watching the Rays' offensive onslaught, a joking Cobb said "Score em' a little quicker, so I can get back out there".

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