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Texans select DT Carlos Watkins in 4th round

This whole draft has got to be the weirdest one I've seen maybe ever. Watson's draft stock has been somewhat of a mystery, as mock drafts have him going anywhere from the first six picks or so to the end of the first round. Watson, clearly affected, was asked what he would say to his mother. While the Carr era was not a success , the Watson era looks to be promising as he has a chip on his shoulder, but is also thankful that Houston believed in him enough to trade up and draft him. Read More

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Trump Warns 'Pocahontas' May Run For President In 2020

But the president repeatedly returned to his core theme: to uphold the Second Amendment rights of all Americans. The first sitting president to address the NRA since 1983, Trump made it clear in a stump-style speech that he wasn't wavering in his support for gun rights: "The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end". Read More

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Simple, no-bake recipe to make bricks from Martian soil found

But the simulated Martian soil contains a special chemical ingredient that acts like its own innate binder. The journal Scientific Reports published the engineers' findings online yesterday. The Red Planet is also believed to be devoid of the makings for cement - calcium carbonate from the fossilized remains of sea creatures. "Engineers have previously looked at using nuclear-powered brick kilns or turning organic compounds found on Mars into binding polymers". Read More

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Macron's Chances Against Le Pen in French Presidential Run-Off Up by 1%

As the FN pays tribute to the nationalist icon, union leaders and left-wingers have called for a massive turnout for traditional May Day marches through Paris as a show of strength against the far-Right presidential contender. Macron joined the man's son and anti-National Front protesters at an annual commemoration near the Louvre Museum in Paris. At the 1995 event, a group of skinheads broke away and pushed 29-year-old Brahim Bourram off a bridge into the Seine, where he drowned. Read More

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Le Pen proposes two-currency system as 'euro is dead'

The National Front party of far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is rejoicing over the decision by Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a conservative who was eliminated in the first round of voting, to back her campaign. He is seeking to remind voters of the anti-Semitic past of his rival Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front. French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visits a market in Poitiers, central France, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Read More

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New Nintendo 2DS XL Handheld Launching July 28th For $150

It'll be coming to the U.S. on July 28 and will retail for $149.99, which is around $50 less than the 3DS XL. It sits in the midrange of Nintendo's portable lineup, alongside the $80 Nintendo 2DS and $200 Nintendo 3DS XL. They say it's always impossible to predict what Nintendo will do next, and we're pretty sure nobody expected any new console announcements this year . Read More

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Trump criticizes news media on night of press dinner

He flip-flopped on criticism of China, and talked tough about a "major, major" armed conflict with North Korea. He described the pact, meant to curb global warming, as an impediment to U.S. That route brings an added complication, because any legislation passed in this manner must not add to the deficit. The Maryland man said he believes in Trump and is confident that the real estate developer is the right man for the job."He is the strong leader we have been looking for who can get this ... Read More

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Erdogan urges Pakistan, India to settle Kashmir dispute once and for all

Erdogan urges Pakistan, India to settle Kashmir dispute once and for all

He said that trade, FDI, Cooperation can help deepen ties. Bilateral Trade between the two countries stood at USD6.4 billion in 2016, up from USD4 billion in 2010. Rather he added that 20 member countries are allowed to rotate after every two years in Security Council. Erdogan, who two weeks ago won a referendum for increasing the powers of the nation's President, is also looking around for allies after allegations of suppression of free speech and dictatorial control have led to him ... Read More

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

So far, Trump has placed his biggest bet on getting China to use its leverage to pressure Pyongyang to change its behavior, a strategy that has failed to produce results in the past. "The North attempted to launch an unidentified missile from near the Sinpo region this morning, but it is suspected to have failed", South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had said in a statement about that attempt. Read More

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Labour Day: Prime Minister Modi salutes workers for India's progress

Labour Day: Prime Minister Modi salutes workers for India's progress

May Day is a nationwide bank and public holiday in India. Labour Day celebrations have its origins in the historic Eight-hour day movement that advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest. This was the first time a red flag was used in India. It is also celebrated unofficially in many other countries. It is observed on this day every year to promote and encourage the worldwide labour associations. Read More

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai doubled income at almost $200 million in 2016

CFO Ruth Porat called the results "excellent", and a "terrific start to 2017". And the company's Other Bets division - which includes things like Google Fiber and Nest smart thermostats - saw revenue jump 48% to $244 million. Alphabet doesn't break out revenue for YouTube. The biggest contributor to Google's revenue growth was mobile search. Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat also enjoyed a significant raise past year. Read More

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Texans fill needs by adding Watson, Davenport in draft

Texans fill needs by adding Watson, Davenport in draft

The Texans needed a quarterback and it was a smart decision to trade up for Watson, who shows up in crucial moments and is a true leader - a critical component for a successful QB. Instead they selected Vanderbilt's Zach Cunningham in the second round, a player who played inside linebacker exclusively in a college career where he piled up 295 tackles. Read More

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'Pre-existing' a sticking point in health bill

'Pre-existing' a sticking point in health bill

To which Trump replied, saying, "Well, one of the things that I have learned is how dishonest the media is, really". Do you remember listening to other past presidents-Bill Clinton comes to mind here-and being impressed at how that person could hold forth on a given subject, giving details and statistics and policy options, for whatever amount of time was available or desired? Trump's assertion that pre-existing conditions are covered is confusing, because just last week Rep. Read More

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Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

The phone is available for purchase in the USA through T-Mobile, which has it listed for $6.00 down and $6.00/month for 24 months (totaling $150) for postpaid customers. Samsung's J series is the budget friendly one from the company, and it is interesting the company has launched a new phone with the Android Nougat for the United States market. Read More

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IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

IFixit Galaxy S8 Teardown Gives It A 4/10 For Repairability

Both phones come with 4GB RAM, and there's 64GB storage on board, which is expandable to 200GB. While the Galaxy S8 is a 5.8-inch phone, the S8+ has a 6.2-inch screen. "These devices will offer our consumers a gateway to a new mobile life where the power of innovation will carry them beyond barriers", Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, told reporters at the launch event . Read More

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Google parent Alphabet's revenue rises 22.2 percent

Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said during the earnings call that 'YouTube revenues continue to grow at a significant rate, ' dispelling concerns about the possible impact of an advertiser boycott of the video service. "We're transitioning to an AI-first company", says Pichai, continuing his mantra from a year ago. This segment covers hardware like the company's Pixel smartphones and Home smart assistant, as well as the Google Play Store and its cloud business. Read More

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Five-star Celtic humiliate Rangers at Ibrox

The sides will clash for the sixth time this season when they meet at Ibrox with Rangers having failed to win - losing four and drawing the other. "[Celebrating with the crowd at full-time] felt unbelievable". "Do you want me to tell you names of the ones that are being told to get out and the ones that are coming in?" he told the Daily Record . Read More

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PM Modi addresses 31st edition of Mann Ki Baat

PM Modi addresses 31st edition of Mann Ki Baat

Now, red beacons in people's heads also need to go. Modi raised the issue of VIP culture and said that the decision to get rid of red beacon from the vehicles was taken to remove the culture from the minds of such people. What you can not learn in a year, you will learn in that crowded train travelling without any reservation for 24 hours! 'Go play with children of nearby areas. Read More

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This is the Closest we've Ever Been to Saturn

The BBC's Rebecca Morelle said that to the untrained eye the pictures look scratchy, but they are the closest images ever taken of Saturn. "We could only rely on predictions, based on our experience with Saturn's other rings, of what we thought this gap between the rings and Saturn would be like", Cassini project manager Earl Maize said. Read More

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Holocaust controversy back to haunt Le Pen's election campaign

Dupont-Aignan is a nationalist whose protectionist economic policies are close to those of the National Front's Le Pen and who, like her, wants to reduce the powers of European Union institutions. However he is seen as having hardened his position on immigration since. " I'm far from all those ideas, of the National Front ", Zidane, whose parents immigrated to France from Algeria, said during a news conference before Real Madrid play Valencia on Saturday. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime with Android Nougat launched

While the device is already being sold through T-Mobile, the prepaid one costs $75 while on the installment basis, it would cost you $150 and that includes monthly T-mobile plans as well. It is worth noting here that the standard Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on Magenta are yet to receive Android Nougat, and according to Mr. Smith, the carrier is now working on bringing the latest full-release version of Android to those devices as well. Read More

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Johnson County braces for another spring snowstorm

Johnson County braces for another spring snowstorm

IMPACT... Snow and blowing snow is expected to create risky travel conditions at times, especially south of highway 50. Interstate 70 in west Kansas and eastern Colorado may also be impacted by snowy conditions. RTD also urged people to go online to check on bus times and schedules. Tonight: Lows drop to the 20s and 30s with cloudy skies. Public works advised drivers to "give themselves extra time to get to their destinations". Read More

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Sharapova advances to Stuttgart semi-finals

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor is yet to drop a set in Stuttgart and powered past Estonias Kontaveit, ranked 73rd, for a 6-3, 6-4 quarterfinal win in one hour, 23 minutes. But she held her composure and went 6-5 ahead, having defended three break points, as her superbly weighted drop shot wrong-footed Sharapova. Sharapova finished the match with four aces to raise her total for the tournament to 24. Read More

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