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Author: 0 Amazon Echo Show is the New Touchscreen Echo Device, Priced at $230

Additionally, free video calls are on offer if you have the Echo Show or the Alexa app. The screen will also allow users to monitor a front-door cam, or a video camera placed inside a baby's room. The Echo Show , as it's called, will begin shipping on June 28 for $230. Assuming most households have Wi-Fi, it's not hard to see a device like the Echo stepping in to fill the landline void.

Finance Villagers Lynch 6 People On Suspicion Of 'Child Theft' In Jharkhand
Author: 0 Villagers Lynch 6 People On Suspicion Of 'Child Theft' In Jharkhand

Police today fired in the air to disperse a mob which blocked roads here, demanding arrest of those involved in the lynching of four persons of a community in Seraikela-Kharswan district. According to an Indian Express report, the rumours of child lifters had already been circulating for a month, along with pictures of dead children, and the WhatAapp message in question exacerbated the situation, leading to Thursday's violence.

Finance Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target
Author: 0 Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target

In addition to Softbank and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the new fund's investors include Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment, which has committed $15 billion, Apple Inc, Qualcomm, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology and Japan's Sharp Corp.

Finance US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights
Author: 0 US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

Numerous passengers are business travellers who rely on their computers to work during flights. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security put the rule in place in March for flights coming into the United States from 10 airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Finance Tulsa cop acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed motorist
Author: 0 Tulsa cop acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed motorist

Terence was not the aggressor, Betty Shelby was the aggressor ", Tiffany Crutcher, Terence's sister, said . And although Crutcher, who stood over six-feet tall and was well over 200 pounds, was not showing signs of aggression, Shelby said she knew the dangers of encountering an individual under the influence of PCP.

Author: 0 Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

They lost three out of three. Instead, Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won 33 percent of the vote in the election for the state legislature, with the Social Democrats trailing on 31.2 percent. The former European Parliament president turned to France for courage. Sunday's humiliating result in its stronghold may raise serious questions on the center-left party's strategy.

Finance Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes
Author: 0 Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes

Politico reported on Friday that Trump regrets firing Flynn , and according to an earlier report in the Times , the president unsuccessfully tried to get FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation into Flynn. After the firing, associates of Comey leaked a February memo the FBI director had written describing a conversation in which Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Turkey and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states, including Texas

Coming out of the 2008-2009 USA recession, Colorado ranked among the tops in the nation for jobs growth with the growth rate topping 3 percent. For the first time in a decade, Flagler County's unemployment rate in April matched the exact average of Florida's, falling to 4.5 percent, itself the latest post-recession low, and getting close to, if not reaching, what is considered full employment.

Author: 0 Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent

This is down from last week's 4.05% but up from last year's 3.58%. The 5 year ARM deals at Harris Bank start at 2.750% with a starting April of 3.703%. The 7 year ARM loans are being quoted at 3.400% now showing an April of 3.8120%. The survey is complemented by Bankrate's weekly Rate Trend Index, in which a panel of mortgage experts predicts which way the rates are headed over the next seven days.

Finance Singapore Airlines reports net loss in fourth quarter
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines reports net loss in fourth quarter

The move is not expected to have a material impact on SIA's financial performance in the 2017/18 financial year. According to the group, the airfreight market has since seen structural change - and SIA Cargo's freighter fleet has been "right-sized" in recent years to the current seven aircraft, while the proportion of revenue from passenger aircraft "bellyhold" capacity has increased significantly.

Finance Free Manning 'looking forward to so much'
Author: 0 Free Manning 'looking forward to so much'

The New York Times reports that Manning was "sentenced to an unprecedented 35-year prison term for disclosing archives of secret files to WikiLeaks", some of which the newspaper published , but was not criminally charged for doing so. "Pvt. Manning is statutorily entitled to medical care while on excess leave in an active duty status, pending final appellate review", said Army spokesman Dave Foster.

Finance Brokerage Overview of: MGM Resorts International (MGM)
Author: 0 Brokerage Overview of: MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Finally, Highline Capital Management L.P. raised its position in shares of MGM Resorts International by 17.7% in the third quarter. Finally, Aegis restated a "buy" rating and set a $35.00 target price (up previously from $33.00) on shares of MGM Resorts International in a research note on Saturday, April 29th.

Finance Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar
Author: 0 Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar

The latest reading matched market expectations. Japan's prospects have been improving on the back of strong exports, with investments linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics also giving the economy a shot in the arm. Exporters have been helped by the recent dip in the yen against the U.S. dollar. She noted that much of the improvement was export-driven, but it wasn't clear whether that would continue, particularly as demand for autos in the USA appeared to be dropping.

Author: 0 Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case, reports say

Weiner would face up to a decade in prison and would have to be registered as a sex offender. Weiner agreed to surrender his iPhone as part of the plea agreement. "Weiner's conduct was not only reprehensible, but a federal crime", Kim said. The investigation of his laptop led to the discovery of a cache of emails from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to her aide Huma Abedin, Weiner's wife.

Finance Intel, BMW, Mobileye add Delphi to autonomous auto tech super-group
Author: 0 Intel, BMW, Mobileye add Delphi to autonomous auto tech super-group

BMW, a German automaker, chipmaking company Intel, and Israel-based tech company Mobileye announced past year that they would join together to create a fully automated driving system for production by 2021. Here is positioning itself to be a key supplier of maps for self-driving cars. During a conference call with reporters to discuss the partnership, executives from the four companies said alliances like theirs will become more common in the future as partners try to share costs and ...

Finance Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe
Author: 0 Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

The announcement comes as the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) launches its own investigation into the matter in response to an April 27 complaint from Boeing that Bombardier sold each airplane for some $13.8 million than they cost to manufacture.

Finance Mercedes And Vivint Solar To Take On Tesla In The US
Author: 0 Mercedes And Vivint Solar To Take On Tesla In The US

Last year, Mercedes started a program in Germany that works nearly exactly the same way. Vivint Solar has been around since 2011, but never expanded beyond solar panels and, through a sister company, smart home installations. But Mercedes was waiting for "a partner that has a national footprint that has a high quality standard in their installation and in the way they present the company" in the USA, which von Bormann calls a "key market".