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Heavy security in tense Gabon after Bongo re-election validated

Fear is high that a ruling in favour of President Ali Bongo, who won by a wafer thin margin provoking charges of fraud, could spark a fresh wave of furious opposition protests like those which followed the announcement of his victory. Officers in rio...

IPhone 7 Plus 2x zoom isn't always optical

Today's update includes fixes for several minor bugs that have been discovered since the operating system was released. One new feature of the iOS 1.1 beta is a "portrait mode" for the camera in the iPhone 7 that changes the depth of field in ima...

Four human smugglers arrested in Egypt after migrant boat tragedy

The number of people trying to cross the Mediterranean from Egypt to Europe has increased significantly in the past year, according to the European Union border agency Frontex. "This is a disaster". "Everyone is helping. All security agencies are inv...

Uncertainty abounds as Croatia holds snap election

It is obvious that small "third-way" parties will once again play a key role in forming a new government, similar with last election when junior party MOST had a surprise win with 19 seats. But during campaigning Milanovic sharpened his populist rh...

SpaceX: Breach in Helium System Likely Caused September Explosion

The cause of a dramatic SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion on September 1 that turned the rocket (and its payload ) into a fireball of debris has remained a complete mystery to the public, until now. The breach occurred during propellant loading in advance o...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Devices Land In The US

Samsung said it would supply the remaining 300,000 new Note 7s by the end of this month. The update will display a green battery icon on the "Always On" display, notification bar, and "Power Off" prompt screen to indicate the device has been bat...

Obama, Netanyahu Say US-Israel Bond 'Unbreakable'

Still, Netanyahu praised the security agreement and thanked the president for the extensive cooperation between the two countries. The President told Netanyahu that he plans to visit Israel many times after he leaves office, where Netanyahu said he...

Daesh rockets fired from Syria hit Kilis, injure 8 people

The private Dogan news agency said the rocket is believed to have been fired by ISIS group militants. They followed the launching earlier today of two missiles from northern Syria into Kilis city, south Turkey , where eight persons, mainly childre...

Zuckerberg fund pledges $3 billion investment towards curing all diseases

When the pair announced the Initiative they said it would be used to give away 99 percent of their money earned through the operation of Facebook . We set a goal: can we cure all diseases in our children's lifetime? With the right tools at hand, in ...

UN suspends Syria convoys after aid trucks hit

Britain said on Monday it had taken part in a US-led air strikes in Syria over the weekend that Russian Federation says killed Syrian soldiers. The United Nations said that only Washington and Moscow could declare it over, as they were the ones w...

Rahami charged with using weapon of mass destruction

None of the packages turned out to contain explosives. A police source added: "Who in this world finds a pressure cooker with a phone and just takes the bag?" One of them exploded, injuring 29 people, while the other was recovered intact.

How the Federal Government Is Regulating Self-driving Cars

The U.S. government on Tuesday released new rules for the fast-growing, high-profile world of self-driving cars, touting the technology's possible safety benefits and potential. In the United Kingdom, the government past year issued guidelines for ...

Palestinian stabs officers in Jerusalem and is shot

Two Palestinians were shot dead on Monday by Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank town of Hebron, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, APA reports quoting Xinhua. On Sunday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting wi...

Shawty Lo: Rapper is dead

According to Fulton County police, the vehicle crashed over a guardrail and hit several trees before bursting into flames. Walker, 40, was ejected from the auto and died at the scene. Two women passengers were transported to a local hospital with non...

European Union competition head Vestager defends Apple tax ruling

The Commission decided that Ireland must now recover the taxes unpaid by Apple in Ireland for 2003 to 2014, totalling up to €13 billion, plus interest. An Apple spokesman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. And his focus was in poi...

Sprained thumb could leave struggling Bears without Cutler

The Bears will be trying to avoid a second straight 0-3 start under Fox. Coach John Fox said he did not see the exchange but spoke generally about such occurrences. “Medical people come to you and say he cant go, then he cant go, ” Fox said. Wh...

Commission on Presidential Debates Announces Topics for First Debate

Monday marked the one-week mark ahead of the first of the three presidential debates during the 2016 campaign and the candidates are gearing up. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet at Hofstra's David S. Trump's theory is that journalists are...

Showdown at the top of Philippines politics: What you need to know

De Lima's removal was unprecedented in recent history which arose when she allowed a witness who claimed to be a member of a "death squad" that killed at least 1,000 people allegedly on orders of Duterte when he was the mayor for more than 20 years o...

You should go download macOS Sierra right now

Check with the software or accessory maker, or look for any complaints online. Siri for Mac can help you locate files and you can even have Siri narrow down those files as you search for them. The command will erase the disk and copy the instal...

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle, Desire 10 Pro smartphones unveiled

According to market analysts at Gartner, they're quite the crowdpleasers: 85 percent of users in Asian markets are replacing their middle-of-the-road phone with the same category of phone. A 3,000mAh non-removable battery stores the juice. The r...

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Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

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Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated". Johnson says she and her family were not injured but...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

The airport was temporarily closed due to heavy snow, ice, and harsh winds, the airport tweeted . For travelers who use Greyhound , buses running between Montreal, Boston, New...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...