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Sci-tech Wilson takes to the stand in defamation case
Author: 0 Wilson takes to the stand in defamation case

The Pitch Perfect actress is suing executives of magazine publisher Bauer Media in her native Australia for defamation after they allegedly ruined her reputation by publishing articles across a series of magazines which painted her as a liar and accused her of fabricating facts such as name, age, and upbringing.

Author: 0 Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey and reports that President Trump asked Comey to end a criminal investigation. The developments were a blow to White House efforts to tamp down interest in the Russian Federation investigation as Trump and his staff boarded Air Force One for Saudi Arabia, first stop on his first foreign trip as president.

Sci-tech Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense
Author: 0 Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense

Chris Turner, of Grand Prairie, who heads the House Democratic Caucus. "The real intent of the bill is to keep young transgender athletes from participating in sports", Garcia told CNN . The group said the state of Texas discriminates by letting kids play only according to the gender on their birth certificates. The Texas Pediatric Society has reportedly condemned family detention centers for their potential to cause depression, anxiety, and impediments to child development.

Author: 0 China, Philippines confirm consultation mechanism on S China Sea

It shows the Philippines' agreement on adherence to the China-championed "dual-track" approach, which calls for disputes to be resolved peacefully through negotiation between directly concerned parties, and for China and ASEAN members to work together to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea , said Wu Shicun, president of the National Institute for South China Sea Studies.

Sci-tech NASA plans emergency space walk on International Space Station
Author: 0 NASA plans emergency space walk on International Space Station

The primary computer that failed on Saturday was a major hit to the space station as it was the main system used for different functions of the ISS . As well as replacing MDM-1, Fischer will be installing a pair of wireless antennas on the Destiny Lab. The last spacewalk by astronauts on board was conducted by Fischer and Whitson on May 12.

Sci-tech North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile
Author: 0 North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the latest missile test by the reclusive North was "a snub and a challenge to worldwide efforts for a peaceful resolution". Pyongyang has long had missiles that can reach targets across South Korea and Japan. Sunday's missile launch comes a week after what analysts called North Korea's most successful ballistic missile test yet.

Sci-tech Humpback whale stuck in Ventura Harbor swam back to ocean, authorities say
Author: 0 Humpback whale stuck in Ventura Harbor swam back to ocean, authorities say

The 35-foot-long whale was first spotted swimming back and forth in Ventura Harbor, southern California, on Saturday afternoon. Jennifer Levine from Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife said the animal appeared to suffer minor scrapes and injuries from repeatedly running into the dock and boats, but nothing that would debilitate the whale.

Sci-tech Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display
Author: 0 Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display

A phone very much thought to be the Nokia 9 has already appeared in a leaked video this month, but this latest unveiling of the handset is by far and away the most revealing yet. No details about the front camera are revealed as of yet. As for pricing, current guesstimates seem to indicate that the Nokia 9 would set back users by at least $900 when it is finally released later this year.

Sci-tech Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault suffers breach from permafrost melt
Author: 0 Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault suffers breach from permafrost melt

Situated deep inside a mountain on a remote Arctic island in a Norwegian archipelago, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, dubbed the "doomsday" vault, is the largest of its kind and can store up to 2.5 billion seeds. Part of the Arctic stronghold of the world's seed supply has been flooded by melting permafrost - something scientists never envisaged happening.

Sci-tech Minor gets first win since 2014 as Royals beat Twins 6-4
Author: 0 Minor gets first win since 2014 as Royals beat Twins 6-4

Then more questions arose with right-hander Phil Hughes heading to the disabled list. After going down 3-0 early, the Minnesota Twins came from behind to beat the Kansas City Royals in 10 innings. Perez, now 27 years old and under contract through 2021, could put a reasonable amount of distance between him and Macfarlane by the time he's done playing for the Royals.

Sci-tech Why The Apple iPhone 8 Will Cost $1000
Author: 0 Why The Apple iPhone 8 Will Cost $1000

It's worth noting that the Digitimes report corroborates a previous report claiming that Apple's iPhone 8 will easily be the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released, by a wide margin at that. Apple has accepted the quote and analysts at Morgan Stanley's Greater China Technology Research observes that they " have not yet seen delays in the supply chain and still expect new iPhone production to start on time for most of the components (including OLED)".

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. owner: Final shows are 'a celebration'

The last of three scheduled shows Sunday at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York , is sold out. Those elephants have been brought to Ringling's conservation center , though animal rights advocates have criticized the conditions at that sanctuary as well.

Sci-tech Telegram adds video messages and public 'Telescope' videos
Author: 0 Telegram adds video messages and public 'Telescope' videos

The feature now also works with voice messages. Starting with version 4.0, Telegram users can now send video messages to one another two different ways: the mic icon to switch to camera mode , then tap and hold to record a video message or by swiping up while in hands-free mode.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Will Be Launching On May 25
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Will Be Launching On May 25

A month ago the features of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 were filtered by the portal Slashleaks allowing us to get an idea about the strengths of this Chinese company's new phablet. As for the screen, another recent leak suggests that Xiaomi could reduce the screen size of 6.44 inches present in Mi Max up to 6 inches in the Mi Max 2.

Sci-tech European Parliament Demands 'Credible Investigation' Into Abuse Of Gay Men In Chechnya
Author: 0 European Parliament Demands 'Credible Investigation' Into Abuse Of Gay Men In Chechnya

Around 40 Chechen gays and bisexuals have been hiding in other parts of Russian Federation, not able to acquire visas from a country willing to take them in, according to Buzzfeed . "As advocates, it's our job to try to make that case here in Washington". " The United States continues to be concerned about the situation in the Republic of Chechnya , where credible reports indicate at least 100 men have been detained on the basis of their sexual orientation", the State Department ...

Sci-tech Brady signs deal to pitch $212K Aston Martin car
Author: 0 Brady signs deal to pitch $212K Aston Martin car

Earlier this year, Aston Martin announced none other than all-pro New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had signed on for future promotional efforts. The number is not picked at random, of course, as Brady wears No. 12. In a year, under 1,000 cars are sold to customers in the U.S. That's actually a fairly large percentage, as the company only puts out about 4,000 cars annually.

Sci-tech The Emoji Trailer is Finally Here
Author: 0 The Emoji Trailer is Finally Here

Miller, soaking wet after his entry from air and sea, was flanked by his wife, actress Kate Gorney, who voices the Heart Eyes character in the film. But for the star of The Emoji Movie, things did not quite go as planned. T.J. Miller, who voices one of the main characters, parachuted onto the stage (well, he attempted to hit that mark, but didn't make it). Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis , a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone's ...

Sci-tech Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Step Down
Author: 0 Irish Prime Minister Kenny to Step Down

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said Kenny had worked diligently for his country over many years. Dubliner Varadkar is now the clear favourite with the bookies to succeed Enda Kenny as Fine Gael boss, though political sources say it is way too early to call.

Sci-tech Antarctica experiencing rapid plant growth due to climate change
Author: 0 Antarctica experiencing rapid plant growth due to climate change

Recent studies of the Antarctic continent have revealed some seriously lovely changes, but as the result of pretty devastating melting from global warming. Areas sampled included three Antarctic islands - Elephant Island, Ardley Island, and Green Island - where the deepest and oldest moss banks grow, said the report .

Author: 0 Fearing Shadow Brokers leak, NSA reported critical flaw to Microsoft

The hacking group that says it facilitated the WannaCry ransomware attack has threatened to leak a new wave of hacking tools it claims to have stolen from the National Security Agency. In the Tuesday letter, they said they weren't "interested in stealing grandmothers' retirement money", but wanted to send a message to the Equation Group, a hacking group linked to the NSA.