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Ebola in Congo Starts Scramble to Contain Outbreak

Ebola in Congo Starts Scramble to Contain Outbreak A spokesperson for the Public Health Agency of Canada said there have been no requests for assistance from Canada and the agency is monitoring developments and is in regular contact with the WHO. Health workers in Congo were rushing to contain an outbreak of Ebola virus, scrambling military helicopters to deliver medical aid and ordering house-to-house searches for potential patients in a remote... [Full Article...]

Here's Why Snap Shares Got Clobbered After Its Results Came Out

Here's Why Snap Shares Got Clobbered After Its Results Came Out After adjusting for the expected expenses, losses of $188.2 million were reported – greater than analysts anticipated. The loss for the California firm known for its disappearing messages reflects some US$2 billion in stock compensation awarded at the time of the company's initial public offering. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 Specs, Price Reveal Buying Galaxy S8 Could Be A Mistake

The OnePlus 5 might also ship with a huge 4,000mAh battery pack and two SIM card slots for worldwide use. Initial reviews suggest that OnePlus 5 could offer high-end hardware with an affordable price tag. The screenshot shows the OnePlus 5's impressive scores of 1963 for single-core and 6687 for multi-core. If the leaked Geekbench score is true, then that means that OnePlus 5 will be a much fa... [Full Article...]

Soaking rain returns Friday with cooler temperatures

Soaking rain returns Friday with cooler temperatures Clouds will lower and thicken today after some partial sun in spots during the morning, as the clouds move from south to north. Highs will top out in the upper 70s and low 80s on Saturday , and the mid 80s on Mother's Day . Tracking a few storms live on WBRC FOX6 News at Noon. For your latest weather updates throughout the weekend , see the attached Twitter feed for the NWS station in Buf... [Full Article...]

FICCI welcomes data on WPI, IIP

FICCI welcomes data on WPI, IIP The inflation rate is lower than a 4.79 percent annual rise forecast by economists in an global poll. As per the new data, the manufacturing sector output slowed to 1.2 per cent in March, from 5 per cent growth in the same month last year, while electricity generation slowed to 6.2 per cent, from 11.9 per cent in March last year. [Full Article...]

USA judge rejects Uber's bid take Waymo case to arbitration

USA judge rejects Uber's bid take Waymo case to arbitration Uber argued its rival's trade secret theft allegations should go ahead in private arbitration, but United States district judge William Alsup ruled against it. "Its decision to bring separate claims against defendants in court was not only reasonable but also the only course available, since Waymo had no arbitration agreement with defendants". [Full Article...]

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that "waiting to see which way the wind blows in Washington isn't strong leadership". "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House", he said, adding that while he wanted a strong relationship with the U.S, he would also speak his mind. [Full Article...]

Equipment water leak stalls spacewalk by 2 U.S. astronauts

Equipment water leak stalls spacewalk by 2 U.S. astronauts These include replacing a large avionics box that supplies electricity and data connections for various onboard science experiments, and installing a fabric shield created to protect against micrometeorites on one of the spacecraft's pressurized mating adapters. [Full Article...]

Remastered Zombie Maps Coming to Black Ops 3

Remastered Zombie Maps Coming to Black Ops 3 This update addresses a number of general performance issues . Supply Drops that had disappeared have been returned to players' inventories. The patch will also improve the loading time of Attachment Icons in the Create-a-Class and Gunsmith modes. [Full Article...]

HIV life expectancy now almost the same as general population

HIV life expectancy now almost the same as general population In many cases those who are on effective treatment can expect to live as long as their HIV negative peers. According to a new study , the life expectancy for people in developed nations living with HIV has gone up for about a decade. But he said it also meant people aged over 50 now represented one in three of all those living with HIV . This was likely because modern drugs have fewer toxi... [Full Article...]

Virtual Heists - Payday 2 is Getting a Robust VR Mode This Year

Virtual Heists - Payday 2 is Getting a Robust VR Mode This Year Starbreeze, the company that bought the right to Overkill Software's Payday franchise previous year, has announced that Payday 2 is going to receive a VR conversion at some point in 2017. A very unique and useful way to move around especially in a game where shooting forms the crux of the gameplay. Instead of a novelty, it looks like Payday 2 VR will be a game that people already like to p... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump US President says talks with Russia's Lavrov 'very, very good'

Lavrov says American politicians who are raising questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election are damaging the USA political system by suggesting it's being controlled by outsiders. Trump said he and Kissinger had met to talk "about Russian Federation and various other matters", according to the pool report. An angry opposition has called for appointment of a special prosecutor to i... [Full Article...]

8 killed after 5.5-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang region

8 killed after 5.5-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang region The United States Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles) at 5.58 am on Thursday (21:58 GMT Wednesday). Xinhua , the country's news agency, said in a microblog post 11 people were also injured. The epicentre was 1251 km from Urumqi, the region's capital, according to the CENC. The quake had a depth of about 8.0 km, it added. The mountainous county reportedly ... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Opnes its first Mi Home Store in India in Bengaluru

Xiaomi Opnes its first Mi Home Store in India in Bengaluru It is an offline brand store that has all the products that are officially launched in the local market. The first Mi Home store in Bengaluru in India, which will open to public from 20th May, will house Xiaomi's range of products already available in India (online) including smartphones, power banks, headphones, fitness bands, air purifiers as well as other ecosystem products launched in Indi... [Full Article...]

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Key Indian equity market indices open higher Markets hit a bull run today with the Sensex and Nifty hitting record highs on the back of broad-based buying interest after a fortnight of consolidation. The NSE Auto index was among the top sectoral gainers, led by gains in Eicher Motors whcih rose as much as 7.8 per cent to hit its all-time high of Rs 30,051. [Full Article...]

Microsoft outlines plans for fall edition of Windows 10 update

Microsoft is expected to publicly release Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year in September. This feature will likely be welcomed by the thousands who have loudly protested to Microsoft that they would like to see this feature return to Windows 10. [Full Article...]

PGA Tour extends FedEx Cup sponsorship for 10 years

While the tournament is a showcase event for the PGA Tour, drawing most of the worlds top golfers, The Players is not one of professional golfs four major championships. "As we go forward, we expect the Cup and the payout to increase significantly", Monahan said, although specifics and a timeline were not offered. That could involve moving The Players Championship back to March (instead of this we... [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Trump's choice for Air Force secretary

Senate confirms Trump's choice for Air Force secretary The Senate voted 76-22 to confirm Wilson, who is the first service secretary nominee to get approval from the Senate, according to the Associated Press . His picks for secretaries of the Army and Navy were forced to withdraw from consideration . Trump's first selection for U.S. Navy secretary withdrew his name because of possible conflicts of interest with financial entanglements, as did Trum... [Full Article...]

Here's how D.Va Plays in Heroes of the Storm

Here's how D.Va Plays in Heroes of the Storm As you'd expect if you've played Overwatch , D.Va is a tanky bruiser type who likes to get into the thick of it. Uniquely, she has two "modes": inside her MEKA, and outside of it. It also prevents her from turning for the duration, although she can otherwise move normally. That leaves both of her Heroic abilities to be new inventions of Heroes of the Storm . [Full Article...]

Panthers OT Oher to appear in court June 6 on assault charge

Panthers OT Oher to appear in court June 6 on assault charge A 48-year-old Uber driver said he picked Oher and four people who were headed to a restaurant in downtown Nashville, according to a police report. They told the driver to follow another vehicle to the restaurant, but the Uber driver noted that the lead auto seemed to be lost. [Full Article...]


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