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AMD announces first Ryzen desktop chips with Vega graphics, teases future roadmap AMD announces first Ryzen desktop chips with Vega graphics, teases future roadmap
- January 09, 2018

AMD is introducing the Ryzen 3 2200U and the Ryzen 3 2300U, which should appear in less expensive systems. At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, AMD announced that it has lowered the recommended retail price for its higher-end processor range. (more...)
Israel Takes Offense in Battle Against BDS
- January 09, 2018

Among the banned groups are the Paris-based Association France Palestine Solidarite, British charity War on Want and the American Friends Service Committee - a Nobel Peace Prize-winning US Quaker organisation. "I will act against this in every way", said Deri. Although details of the ban have yet to be worked out, the ministry said that there was no intention of barring entry to individuals who express political criticism of Israel and that it would not apply to those who hold Israeli ... (more...)
US Ambassador Discusses Pakistan Aid Cut With India US Ambassador Discusses Pakistan Aid Cut With India
- January 08, 2018

These developments pushed Pakistan away from the United States war efforts in the neighbouring country and brought it closer to China. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the restrictions covered security assistance above and beyond the $255 million for Pakistani purchases of American military equipment that the administration held up in August. (more...)
One killed, one injured in explosion in Sweden One killed, one injured in explosion in Sweden
- January 08, 2018

A second person was injured in the explosion, which occurred at the Varby Gard station in the south of the city. The woman suffered injuries to her face. A report in 2017 showed that Sweden has come to rival crime-ridden Mexico for grenade attacks since the onset of the migrant crisis, with the problem growing so acute that a hand grenade amnesty has been proposed. (more...)
President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo? President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?
- January 07, 2018

Trump has demanded a border wall in exchange for passing legislation that would shield from deportation hundreds of thousands of young migrants brought to the U.S. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the plan has not been made public. At one point during his campaign, Trump estimated it would cost $10 billion for the entire 2,000-mile border, NBC News reports. (more...)
Acting ICE Director Wants to Arrest Politicians Running Sanctuary Cities Acting ICE Director Wants to Arrest Politicians Running Sanctuary Cities
- January 06, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., on May 11, 2017. On Tuesday, the United States' top immigration enforcement official said the government should bring criminal charges against politicians in sanctuary cities. (more...)
Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman On Flight While She Slept Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman On Flight While She Slept
- January 05, 2018

The woman instantly detailed the claims to flight orderlies, who said she "showed up obviously irritated and was crying", as per the dissension. Ramamoorthy and his wife are living on a temporary visa, thereby disqualifying the latter as suitable custodian, according to federal prosecutor, Amanda Jawad. (more...)
Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist
- January 05, 2018

A jihadist insurgency led by the Islamic State (IS) has targeted tourists, including bombing a Russian airliner carrying holidaymakers from an Egyptian resort in 2015 that killed all 224 people on board. Ten of the 12 injured tourists who were admitted in the Luxor International Hospital were discharged. The deadliest balloon crash in history occurred in February 2013 in Luxor, when 19 people were killed. (more...)
MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste
- January 05, 2018

Although some outlets give a discount to customers using their own cup, only 1-2 per cent of buyers take up the offer, according to parliament's environmental audit committee which said a " latte levy " was needed instead. "It places an unfair and additional cost on coffee drinking consumers only - despite paper cups only contributing 0.7% of total paper packaging waste", he told BBC News. (more...)
Police release more information as search continues for missing girls Police release more information as search continues for missing girls
- January 03, 2018

Terry Miles is wanted in connection to the disappearance of Lilianais Griffith (top right) and Luluvioletta Bandera-magret. Miles, 44, was last heard from in Round Rock and may be headed to Louisiana. He was driving a gray 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate JGH 9845, officials said. Bandera-magret, 4 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 75 pounds, has curly brown hair and brown eyes. (more...)
An unintended mistake, but not justified: Palestine tries to pacify India An unintended mistake, but not justified: Palestine tries to pacify India
- January 02, 2018

Miffed with photos of Palestinian Ambassador sharing the dais with Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed , the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has made a decision to register the protest with Palestinian authorities. In a stern statement on Friday night, the MEA said it would take up the matter "strongly", and had called in Ambassador Al Haija to deliver the message. (more...)
Trump says U.S. has gotten 'nothing' from Pakistan aid Trump says U.S. has gotten 'nothing' from Pakistan aid
- January 02, 2018

Reacting to Trump's accusations, Pakistan government said the "US should not put blames for its failure in Afghanistan on Pakistan". In a tweet on Monday, Trump said the U.S. Trump hailed their return as a clear sign of progress, but his attitude has since hardened. Meanwhile, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said he would respond to the US President's tweet shortly after the latter blamed the country for providing safe havens to terrorists. (more...)
Instagram will now add 'Recommended' posts to your feed Instagram will now add 'Recommended' posts to your feed
- January 01, 2018

Instagramers' homepage feed is susceptible to "recommended" content. The posts are clearly labelled and the app will introduce three to five suggested posts. This feature may already be in the works for several other smartphone applications. For the hashtags, you can easily opt in and out voluntarily. Unfortunately for those that desire to remove this option entirely this is not going to be possible but instead when users come across one of these "recommended" posts they can locate the ... (more...)
Iowa State edges Memphis in Liberty Bowl, first bowl win since 2009 Iowa State edges Memphis in Liberty Bowl, first bowl win since 2009
- December 31, 2017

Memphis will look to continue to force turnovers in Saturdays game. Ferguson drove Memphis to the Iowa State 40 with more than two minutes remaining and two timeouts in his pocket, but fired four straight incomplete passes to give the ball back to Iowa State with 1:52 to play. (more...)
Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will 'be fair' Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will 'be fair'
- December 30, 2017

Mueller III which 'has become deafening, ' including 'cascading revelations of anti-Trump bias, '" Kendall wrote. "But I think he's going to be fair", Trump told the New York Times in an interview at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida. (more...)
Woman accused of ruining $300K of artwork while drunk on 1st date Woman accused of ruining $300K of artwork while drunk on 1st date
- December 29, 2017

Buzbee claims his date was drunk and he called an Uber to pick her up, but Layman refused to leave the estate. The damaged Warhol paintings were each valued at $500,000, putting the total cost of damage at $1.5million, although the charging documents state the damage to the artwork was '$300,000 or greater'. (more...)
Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists
- December 29, 2017

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack on a Shia cultural center in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul . The Interior Ministry said it was a suicide attack during a morning panel at the centre, with one journalist working for the agency confirmed dead and another injured. (more...)
Israeli minister decides to name Western Wall train station after Trump Israeli minister decides to name Western Wall train station after Trump
- December 28, 2017

A train station that will be built next to the Western Wall will be named after US President Donald Trump . Trump upended decades of USA policy with his December 6 announcement that he was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Guatemala on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) said its decision to follow the U.S. in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was a "sovereign" matter that should not affect ties with other countries. (more...)
Trump and Melania send warmest wishes for Kwanzaa Trump and Melania send warmest wishes for Kwanzaa
- December 27, 2017

In Obama's statements about the holiday, he consistently emphasized the values that all Americans can find in culture celebrated on Kwanzaa . From how long it lasts to its seven principles, here's what you need to know! Kwanzaa runs through January 1. (more...)
What to do with that Christmas tree now that Christmas is done What to do with that Christmas tree now that Christmas is done
- December 27, 2017

Trying to figure out what to do with leftover Christmas Trees? When its time to take down those Christmas decorations and you're wondering what to do with that leftover Christmas tree, consider donating it to build a fish habitat! There will be four drop-off locations for NHC residents. (more...)
Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
- December 26, 2017

Faithful from all over the country gathered in large numbers at Shrine Basilica of our Lady of Health in Vailankanni and also New Jerusalem Church at Tarangambadi, the oldest protestant church in Asia, and offered prayers . "We organise small functions on three Sundays of December", Michel said. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu participated at Christmas prayers , held in St Paul's Cathedral church, near Benz Circle here. (more...)
Woman dead, man injured in 'savage' pit bull attack Woman dead, man injured in 'savage' pit bull attack
- December 26, 2017

He shot both animals, killing one and injuring the other, to fight them off but it was too late to save his wife. The Bell County Sheriff's department confirmed to WYMT a woman was killed following a dog attack. "It's overwhelming the circumstances and what he found", Steele said. "Tragically the woman died from her injuries in the attack", the department said. (more...)
Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake
- December 26, 2017

In a Facebook post, Morales said that he had a discussion with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu- after the talks he chose to instruct the foreign ministry to move the embassy to Jerusalem. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced his decision, but he fell short of setting a timetable for the same. "We are in contact with at least ten countries, some of them in Europe" to discuss the move, deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely told public radio. (more...)
Suspicious package to Mnuchin turns out to be manure Suspicious package to Mnuchin turns out to be manure
- December 25, 2017

No evacuations were ordered, but the street was closed while authorities examined the large box. The Secret Service was also involved due to the connection to Mnuchin. According to police, the package was wrapped like a present. The Secret Service is now investigating. Officials say the delivery was addressed to the treasury secretary but was left in front of one of his neighbors' homes. (more...)
Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri
- December 24, 2017

He also added that Indian troops were retaliating effectively. Firing across the Line of Control has killed and wounded dozens of soldiers and civilians on both sides in recent years. Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, 34, belonged to district Amritsar in Punjab and is survived by wife Kuljit Kaur and a daughter. Sepoy Pargat Singh aged 30 years, belonged to District Karnal, Haryana and is survived by his wife Smt Ramanpreet Kaur and a son. (more...)
Salah: I'm sure Liverpool will win a trophy this season Salah: I'm sure Liverpool will win a trophy this season
- December 23, 2017

Along with the massive history and rivalry between the two sides the anticipation for tonight's game against Liverpool has been amplified even more. Arsenal responded immediately in an incredible spell, Sanchez starting the comeback by nodding in Bellerin's centre to ensure his side have now scored in 24 consecutive home league matches. (more...)
South Korea building fire leaves 29 dead, 29 injured South Korea building fire leaves 29 dead, 29 injured
- December 23, 2017

The building had several restaurants and leisure facilities, including a gym, public bath and an indoor golf practice facility, the official said. The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, expressed deep sorrow over the incident and urged officials to make "utmost efforts" to rescue any survivors, his office said. (more...)
Declining population knocks IL down to 6th-largest state Declining population knocks IL down to 6th-largest state
- December 21, 2017

Census Bureau, Rhode Island came within 200 people of losing one of its two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Eight states, including West Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana, lost population in the year ending July 1, 2017. Persons age 65 and older now constitute 16% of the population, up from 13.3% in 2010 and 12.5% in 2000. In a statement, Liz Schuh, principal policy analyst for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for planning, said that while the narrow window of the study can be ... (more...)
Ivanka Trump high school visit upsets CT parents Ivanka Trump high school visit upsets CT parents
- December 21, 2017

Ivanka stopped by the Norwalk school in order to discuss the importance of career education - a platform she hopes will take at schools around the country. If you find NCRM valuable, would you please consider making a donation to support our independent journalism? "To see the passion and enthusiasm for bringing real life skills into a classroom environment but then coupling it with real life experience through internship creates this really lovely virtuous angle", she says. (more...)
Embattled Clearwater Sen. Jack Latvala resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations Embattled Clearwater Sen. Jack Latvala resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations
- December 21, 2017

Jack Latvala continued to deny any wrongdoing in a letter to state Senate President Joe Negron (R) announcing he would step down January 5, The Associated Press reported . "Now that the special master report is complete and probable cause has been found, it is time for Senator Latvala to resign", Gov. Scott said. Before his resignation, several top state officials - including Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi - called on Latvala to resign. (more...)
Donald Trump canceled Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination Donald Trump canceled Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination
- December 20, 2017

The White House denied that Trump ever seriously considered withdrawing the Gorsuch appointment. The Post detailed Monday that Trump discussed cancelling Gorsuch's nomination and vented to counsels after the traditionalist legal scholar had censured the president's assaults on the government legal in private gatherings with officials. (more...)
Snow likely over higher terrain in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday Snow likely over higher terrain in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday
- December 19, 2017

A bit more snow could fall Thursday but, by Friday, all we are expected to feel is cold. "If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance", Environment Canada said in the weather warning. (more...)
Pence delays trip to Middle East Pence delays trip to Middle East
- December 19, 2017

Pence, a strong supporter of Trump's decision, was to spend three days in the region with stops in Israel and Egypt, the first high-level official to visit after the president reversed decades of USA policy and announced the United States would start the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv. (more...)
SNL Presents 'A Special Christmas Message from the White House' SNL Presents 'A Special Christmas Message from the White House'
- December 18, 2017

Sessions' ornament was Robert Mueller's face because "he's next", he said. "I chose disgraced Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey", McKinnon's Conway said, holding an ornament with Comey's face on it. Then Omarosa , portrayed by Leslie Jones , started banging on the window, demanding to be let in before she was hauled away by Secret Service. Here's how I vote: I look at both candidates, I listen to them speak, and then I ask myself, "If I got pulled over, which one of ... (more...)
Autopsies being conducted on bodies of Barry and Honey Sherman Autopsies being conducted on bodies of Barry and Honey Sherman
- December 17, 2017

Tributes poured in from prominent Canadians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after the sudden deaths of billionaire pharmaceutical executive Bernard "Barry" Sherman and his wife shocked the country's corporate and political worlds. (more...)