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US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . President Trump said in a Twitter message on Tuesday that although he appreciates "the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out". Warmbier visited North Korea in January 2016 on a sightseeing tour. The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee's official cause of death a mystery for the time being. Read More

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Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

Uber points out that service fees will not be deducted from your tips , so whatever you were tipped, you will gain in its entirety. In addition to driver tips , Uber has made Driver Destination Trips count toward promotions and available to all USA drivers, added $2 to the base fare for trips requested by teen accounts, and added a per-minute fee for drivers waiting over two minutes for riders to arrive. Read More

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India's Population to Surpass China's Around 2024

India's Population to Surpass China's Around 2024

The survey also found that there are more men than women globally (102 men for every 100 women), and the number of people over 60 years-old will top 1 billion in 2018 and 2 billion by 2015. The report said that in 2010-2015, around 46 per cent of the world s population lived in intermediate-fertility countries, where women have on average between 2.1 and 5 births over a lifetime. Read More

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Google unveils new AI-backed search tool for job seekers

Google unveils new AI-backed search tool for job seekers

All the user has to do is type in a relevant search query, such as "writing jobs" or "jobs near me" and the search engine will return the results in a new job search widget so they can see a broad range of jobs in that category. Users will see the job listing and any reviews of the employer, if applicable, within the results area. Provision for job alerts, direct emailing of the suggested jobs and many more features have been added in the search engine. Read More

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Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber's CEO

Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber's CEO

Uber has been trying to move past its hard history, which has grown inextricably tied to Mr. Kalanick . Uber has been dogged by questions over its working culture, including sexual harassment, allegations of trade secrets theft and an investigation into efforts to mislead government regulators. Read More

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Uber to Add Tipping Option to its Services

The 180 Days of Change plan comes as Uber continues to confront a rocking 2017. This is not the only new feature that benefits drivers that Uber announced today. The new tip function may be a tactic by Uber to boost its public image. "With Uber, drivers know that they earn the same for doing the same trip, no matter who they are or where they're from". Read More

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For now, Kumble is in safe zone

For now, Kumble is in safe zone

India lost the final of the ICC Champions Trophy by 180 runs at The Oval on Sunday, an embarrassing defeat against a Pakistan team they easily beat in the group stage. The development comes on a day Kumble was scheduled to board a flight to the Caribbean along with the team. Heaping praise on Kumble, Khanna insisted that the Indian team performed extremely well under the former and the evidence of same could be given with the fact that the Virat Kohli-led side achieved No.1 Test rankings ... Read More

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Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener — FIFA Confederations Cup

The other two matches ended 1-0 to the Russians: a 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifier in 2012 and an global friendly three years later. Russian Federation next faces Portugal and New Zealand plays Mexico. Fans from that list who applied for Confederations Cup IDs were refused immediately, long before the tournament, the fan help center said. Mexico had a solid start to its Confederations Cup campaign, drawing 2-2 to Portugal in the first match day of the competition. Read More

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Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick

Lakers looking to acquire another 1st round pick

The order in which these one-and-done collegiate players will be selected, however, remains less than certain. If Fultz is off the table, the most likely picks at the No. Jackson and Ingram can be interchangeable parts just like the Warriors do with KD [ Kevin Durant ], Draymond [Green ], [Andre] Iguodola and all their other players. Read More

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APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

The U.S. believes that North Korea is responsible for Warmbier's death and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said a press briefing that the administration is looking at ways to hold the nation accountable. Soon after his imprisonment, Warmbier fell into a coma . Doctors with the University of Cincinnati Health system said last week that they found no evidence that Warmbier had suffered from botulism , but that his condition appeared to stem from a cardiopulmonary arrest. Read More

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Coalition should delay attempt to pass school funding changes, union says

Coalition should delay attempt to pass school funding changes, union says

Education Minister Simon Birmingham has warned some of the country's wealthiest schools will receive more than $1.6 billion extra under existing Labor funding rules should parliament reject the government's new funding model. "Because it's important for Australian schools who are budgeting for next year, over the coming months, to have the certainty in terms of their school funding for next year and beyond", he said. Read More

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15 arrested for cheering Pakistan win

15 arrested for cheering Pakistan win

Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash India by 180 runs and lift their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at The Oval here on Sunday with Fakhar and Amir playing crucial roles for the green brigade. Outplayed and out of sorts, Pakistan looked like a side unable to adapt to the demands of modern limited overs cricket. "They were more intense and more passionate", he said. Read More

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International Day of Yoga celebrated in Turkey

International Day of Yoga celebrated in Turkey

The participants would be allowed to enter the venue for the rehearsal from 2 in the morning on Monday and Yoga practice will be held between 0630 am and 0745 am, he said. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath and governor Ram Naik were also present to personally review the rehearsal. Sri Lankan President, Indian envoy celebrate International Yoga Day Sat, Jun 17, 2017, 06:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Read More

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International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country

International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country

Talking about benefits of Yoga, Ramdev stated example of BJP president Amit Shah losing 20 kgs by practicing yoga. But I have a concern that there is an atmosphere of political instability in Pakistan at present. Ramdev further shared the importance of yoga in everyone's life and said that Yoga can cure all the physical and mental weakness in a person. "Attempts should also be made to send yoga (as a sport) to the Olympics", he added. Read More

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1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

Forecasters say a tropical storm warning has been extended further westward for a disturbance in the central Gulf and it now covers an area from High Island, Texas , to the mouth of the Pearl River between Louisiana and Mississippi . Widespread flooding is expected to be a bigger issue to our east through the New Orleans area and into Biloxi, Mississippi where they could see risky flash flooding. Read More

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Police Killed a Pregnant Woman in Seattle

On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles , a pregnant mother of three, dead. "This is my family and we're going to be as one". Loved ones brought photos and flowers in her memory. The SPD has confirmed that both officers were white, one, an 11-year veteran of the force and the other described as " newer to the department ". Read More

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Powerful storms packing damaging winds blast through NYC region

Powerful storms packing damaging winds blast through NYC region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected beginning Monday morning. The weather service is cautioning that hail the size of a quarter, heavy rain, and winds gusts of 40 to 60 mph hour could occur with the strongest storms. As always, never drive into roadways covered with flood water. The highest severe threat is over northeastern New Jersey and the Lower Hudson Valley, where possible tornadoes could form. Read More

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Poroshenko, Perry discuss possible liquefied gas supplies from United States to Ukraine

Poroshenko, Perry discuss possible liquefied gas supplies from United States to Ukraine

Ahead of both the Tuesday White House meeting and the G-20 summit, Russian news outlet Kommersant reported that Kyiv is drafting a new proposal for the "peaceful reintegration" of the eastern Donbass region . "That rattled politicians in Kyiv and made it all the more important that Trump see Poroshenko before he sees Putin". Their assets will now be frozen, and they will be forbidden from doing business with US citizens and companies, or raising financing in America. Read More

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2 of 12 medical marijuana growing permits issued in Berks

2 of 12 medical marijuana growing permits issued in Berks

The two companies did not receive grower permits in any other regions in the state. The state Department of Health has granted two Northeast Pennsylvania companies permits to grow medical marijuana. The winning applicants have to pay another $200,000 permit fee. GTI Pennsylvania, LLC (Green Thumb Industries), has a strong presence in IL and Nevada. Read More

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Russian fighter jet flies five feet from US spy plane

The incident comes amid increased tensions between Russian and the United States following the shoot-down Sunday of a Syrian fighter jet by a U.S. Navy Super Hornet after the Syrians bombed U.S. Davis noted that the "vast majority" of intercepts of American aircraft by the Russian military are safe encounters. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters: "We were flying in global airspace and did nothing to provoke this behaviour". Read More

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Trump's Hard Line on Cuba Is a Bluff, and Havana Knows It

Trump's Hard Line on Cuba Is a Bluff, and Havana Knows It

As President Trump lives up to a campaign promise to roll back policies with Cuba enacted under the Obama administrations, two Delawareans with close connections to the communist island nation are reacting. The US Department of State will be publishing a list of entities with which direct transactions generally will be banned as a result of the Policy. Read More

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PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

Monahan detailed revisions to the tour anti-doping program that was established in 2008, changes that will start in October when the new 2017-18 campaign starts. Blood testing will allow the tour to detect any use of human growth hormone (HGH), which is on the list of banned substances but can not be detected through urine. Read More

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Celtics are interested in acquiring Kristaps Porzingis

The New York Knicks have not stayed in contact with star forward Kristaps Porzingis since he skipped his exit meeting following the end of the regular season, according to ESPN's Ian Begley . At 7-foot-3, with the ability to create his own shot, shoot the three, and protect the rim, Porzingis projects to be a unique and generational talent. Read More

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Tehran terror attack mastermind killed

In a condolence message ahead of a funeral for the victims, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attack: "will not damage the Iranian nation's determination and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the governments of the United States and their stooges in the region like Saudi (Arabia)". Read More

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Wounded Congressman Sends Father's Day Message

Wounded Congressman Sends Father's Day Message

Scalise's trauma surgeon said Friday he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death. The hospital upgraded the third-ranking Republican leader from critical condition. He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time" and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. Read More

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Democrats 'hold the floor' to delay vote on GOP healthcare bill

Democrats have even suggested a scenario in which Senate debate begins on a preliminary version of the GOP measure and McConnell offers the final package as a late amendment, giving Democrats little or no time to criticize it. And I should think that every Republican should be embarrassed by this, and I know that many of them are embarrassed by it. But Democrats say not so fast. Read More

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AIADMK MLAs bribery row: MK Stalin seeks CBI query, petitions TN governor

AIADMK MLAs bribery row: MK Stalin seeks CBI query, petitions TN governor

In the memorandum, Raj Bhavan said, Stalin had mentioned about his moving the Madras High Court challenging the validity of the February 18 trust vote and seeking a fresh floor test. According to a Raj Bhavan press release, Mr. Stalin, on the strength of the CD containing the footage of the sting operation, had requested the Governor to intervene and order a fresh Vote of Confidence and also to direct an investigation by the CBI into the (alleged) offences under the Prevention of ... Read More

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