Tuesday June 19-th, 2018

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto 'Smart City' Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto 'Smart City'

Alphabet won the contract to develop a 12-acre (522,720 square feet) site named Quayside on the waterfront of Lake Ontario. It is interesting to note that Sidewalk Labs is also working on an inventive project across NYC that would see old pay ...

Hamas rejects US Envoy's demand to Recognise Israel Hamas rejects US Envoy's demand to Recognise Israel

US President Donald Trump's special representative for global negotiations said Thursday that an emerging Palestinian unity government must recognize Israel and disarm Hamas movement. The two groups have governed the occupied Palestinian territories ...

Trump calls James Comey's investigation of Hillary Clinton 'obviously a fix'

In that nationally televised July statement, Comey blasted Clinton at length for being "extremely careless" with classified information when she served as secretary of state. The evidence being examined by the bureau came up fruitless, but Clinton ha...

Polestar 1 will be expensive, probably won't be subscription-only Polestar 1 will be expensive, probably won't be subscription-only

Polestar will have access to Volvo's deep knowledge base, engineering expertise and platform technologies, helping it to launch vehicles more efficiently than a brand-new independent automaker. "They even directly pointed out this competition with E...

General Motors Company (GM) EPS Estimated At $1.08 General Motors Company (GM) EPS Estimated At $1.08

It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. Short interest decreased 14,616,927 over that timeframe. PFS's SI was 571,300 shares in October as released by FINRA. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. Davidson Advsrs stated it has 0.03% o...

California Officially Recognizes Third Gender California Officially Recognizes Third Gender

The new law-which will take effect on September 1, 2018-defines the designation of "nonbinary" as an "umbrella term for people with gender identities that fall somewhere outside of the traditional conceptions of strictly either female or male".

Hearing begins as Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar reach accountability court

After her indictment, Maryam said that a mockery should not be made of the system of justice. Sharif's family alleges that the cases are politically motivated. Despite his ouster, Sharif has remained head of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League part...

Andrew Luck could be shut down for 2017 Andrew Luck could be shut down for 2017

He practiced for two days earlier this month, increasing his workload last week, before the setback. Then, the obvious question: Have the Colts considered placing their $140 million quarterback on the season-ending injured reserve list? The unc...

Trump admin sought to block undocumented teen from getting abortion Trump admin sought to block undocumented teen from getting abortion

So the ACLU took it to a Washington, D.C. court, where U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered Doe's guardian to transport her " promptly and without delay " to the nearest abortion provider to have the procedure by October 21 (at the latest).

Father of Slain Soldier: Trump Didn't Send Promised $25K Father of Slain Soldier: Trump Didn't Send Promised $25K

But he told the Post that weeks after the promise was made, he is yet to receive a check from the president . "I know it was kind of far-fetched thinking", he said. President Donald Trump sent a $25,000 personal check to the father of a fallen US ...

A Mississippi School Named After A Confederate Will Be Renamed After Obama A Mississippi School Named After A Confederate Will Be Renamed After Obama

In the latest salvo of an intensifying debate over the commemoration of Confederate leaders in public spaces, Davis IB Elementary is getting a new name: Barack Obama IB Elementary School. "They gravitated to that name when it was proposed by a stud...

BJP releases list of 68 candidates for Himachal polls BJP releases list of 68 candidates for Himachal polls

Top-level meetings of the high commands of both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party have once again failed to come out with the final list of candidates for the 68-member State Vidhan Sabha. Vijay Jyoti Sen, sister-in-law of Chief Minister ...

U.S. stand shoulder to shoulder against terrorism U.S. stand shoulder to shoulder against terrorism

Tillerson said that the U.S. is "going to have important relationships with China". "The driving force of our close relationship rests in the ties between our peoples - our citizens, business leaders, and our scientists". "In July, I signed a desig...

Taj Mahal important, doesn't matter who built it: Adityanath Taj Mahal important, doesn't matter who built it: Adityanath

Amid the furore and heated arguments surrounding the Taj Mahal, the Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board, Syed Waseem Rizvi on Tuesday too jumped into the raging debate saying that the monument can not be considered as a symbol of "worship", f...

SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance

Starting in July 2018, the state's standard licenses - which aren't in line with the federal requirements - will be marked to indicate they are not REAL ID compliant and unacceptable for certain purposes by federal authorities. State officials have...

Trump to make first Japan visit from November 5 Trump to make first Japan visit from November 5

But Washington insists its keeping lines open with Pyongyang . Thus, the Pentagon is already concerned about the Americans residing in South Korea. During his visit, Trump will emphasize his commitment to US alliances and partnerships, attend ev...

Trump to end health care cost-sharing subsidies Trump to end health care cost-sharing subsidies

Strongly pro-life Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, was also with Trump as he signed the order. It is possible that Trump's order could lead those plans to be exempted from current federal laws requiring insurers to cover certain conditions such ...

Boy Scouts of America will allow girls for the first time ever Boy Scouts of America will allow girls for the first time ever

Surveys conducted by the Boy Scouts showed strong support for the change among parents not now connected to the Scouts, including Hispanic and Asian families that the organization has been trying to attract. It is time to make these outstanding lea...

Liberians usher in new era with high-stakes presidential vote Liberians usher in new era with high-stakes presidential vote

He described Cummings as "a great role model for young entrepreneurs in Liberia; he cares about Liberians, especially the youth; he is honest; loves Liberia; does not have "blood" on his hands; and has a plan". Charles Taylor, the warlord who ruled...

United States must act on gun control now United States must act on gun control now

There are many questions that remain about Stephen Paddock , but nearly from the first moments the shots rang out in Las Vegas, one piece of his identity was not questioned: that he was a man. That approval occurred twice during the Obama administra...

Egypt becomes second African country to qualify for the World Cup Egypt becomes second African country to qualify for the World Cup

The victory came after an nearly 30-year wait. Congrats to Salah and the whole of Egypt , thoroughly deserved. The win, though, is enough to see Egypt go to the top of Group E with 12 points from five matches. First it was in 1934, then in 199...

New fund launched to tackle mental health issues New fund launched to tackle mental health issues

Bob, who met with members of the Island Youth Mental Taskforce to hear their first hand experiences and listen to proposals for improvement of mental health services on the Isle of Wight, said he will be championing youth mental health going forw...

W/C qualifier: Georgia 0, Wales 1, Wales boosts chances of reaching Russian Federation

As Ireland take on Wales in Cardiff tomorrow, where only a win will do also, O'Neill has called on the players to reach into their subconscious and rekindle the kind of heart and determination which propelled them past the Italians on that fatefu...

Spanish Prime Minister Refuses to Rule Out Suspending Catalonia's Autonomy Spanish Prime Minister Refuses to Rule Out Suspending Catalonia's Autonomy

The police chief of Spain's Catalan region, Josep Lluis Trapero, was let go by the Spanish High Court without charge after being questioned for sedition, local media reported Friday. He said that if Catalan leaders declared independence in the comi...

The NRA's openness to limiting 'bump stocks' is too little, too late The NRA's openness to limiting 'bump stocks' is too little, too late

The bureau noted that the device was meant to help people whose hands have limited mobility and that it had no automatically functioning parts. Considering the rapid gunfire coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel, surely the Las Vegas gunman must have ...

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