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GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others Trump invited them to meet after McConnell chose to delay a vote on a Senate health care bill because there aren't enough votes to pass it. Paul said the current bill preserves too many Obamacare regulations and subsidies and doesn't represent a true repeal. [Full Article...]

Instagram Adds 'DeepText' Algorithm To Filter Out Offensive Comments, Harassment

Instagram Adds 'DeepText' Algorithm To Filter Out Offensive Comments, Harassment In addition, a new spam filter is getting a formal introduction today which is available in nine different languages. The offensive-comment filter will launch first in English, with other languages eventually added, according to Systrom. This filter will get rid of potential spam comments found on posts so no one has to deal with them. The company has received feedback from users who have been... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Adds New Penalty for Uninsured to Health Care Bill

CBO's projections would represent an abrupt turn from the trends under Obamacare; the United States uninsured rate had dropped below 11 percent in late 2016. To pass the bill, the GOP can lose only two senators. While the Senate bill's impact on Medicaid was already largely known, based on the draft text of the B.C.R.A., the numbers included within the C.B.O. [Full Article...]

Is Apple Nearing Peak iPhone?

Is Apple Nearing Peak iPhone? These are not three separate devices. Guest host Tom Bullock and guests discuss how this "one device" has changed the world, our relationship with technology and with each other. Hannah Schmitz says she can't imagine her life without an iPhone . A reporter asks her: "Do you ever leave home without it?" Microsoft's Steve Ballmer: "There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any signifi... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Launches SD 450 Chipset; Tipped to Enhance Overall Performance

Qualcomm Launches SD 450 Chipset; Tipped to Enhance Overall Performance To date, more than 1900 designs have launched or are in the pipeline across the Snapdragon 400 tier mobile platforms. "Qualcomm Technologies invigorates this momentum, helping us to provide consumers with the cutting-edge infotainment and connected vehicle experiences they demand, thanks to the high-performance processing and superior connectivity delivered by Snapdragon automotive platforms ". [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg? Facebook CEO says company can fill role played by churches

Last month Facebook said it was hiring 3,000 extra people to moderate content on its site. "We have to build a world where every single person has a sense of objective and community", the Facebook co-founder wrote. "It's really simple economics: If users are spending time on Facebook , they're seeing more ads", said eMarketer analyst Debra Williamson. Zuckerberg posted: "As of this morn... [Full Article...]

Apple Acquires 'Eye-Tracking' Firm to Improve Its AR/VR Tech

Apple Acquires 'Eye-Tracking' Firm to Improve Its AR/VR Tech The report is based on legal activity discovered through a shell company and Apple attorney Gene Levoff. At the same time, the purchase of SensoMotoric Instruments could see Apple use the firm's eye tracking hardware to create its own head-mounted wearable technology, such as Google Glass style smart glasses or virtual and augmented reality headsets in the form of the Samsung Gear V... [Full Article...]

Honor 9 global availability announced alongside Honor Band 3

Honor 9 global availability announced alongside Honor Band 3 While the OnePlus 5 is nice enough, the Honor is much more attractive. The Honor 9 is now available for purchase in the United Kingdom and Germany, and the U.S. As for battery life, we're yet to fully test the Honor 9 - although we're not expecting the same two days of use we got from the larger Honor 8 Pro . [Full Article...]

Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's death

A woman walking her dog discovered the child's decomposing remains in a plastic bag on a beach in June 2015. Assistant District Attorney Deakin emphasized to the jury that they must not judge McCarthy, Bond and the other individuals involved in the case as a group of addicts. [Full Article...]

Brake welcomes Apple's Do Not Disturb' feature for drivers

Brake welcomes Apple's Do Not Disturb' feature for drivers Instead, this update will focus on stabilizing the mobile operating system . Are they going to release their iOS 10.3.2 jailbreak, which is presumably compiled from an exploit for a different vulnerability? Another substantial change in iOS 11 was done to the Control Center . [Full Article...]

Sensex takes to caution, slips 68 points

Sensex takes to caution, slips 68 points Analysts owed the slump to profit booking ahead of a longer weekend as the market will stay closed on Monday on occasion of Eid. It finally ended 152.53 points, or 0.49% lower at 31,138.21. The oil & gas, FMCG and PSU sub-indices were the biggest losers. Fortis Healthcare Ltd slumped as much as 15 percent to 168.25 rupees, its lowest in more than six months, after Malaysia's Integrated Healt... [Full Article...]

New Lawsuit Accuses Trump of 'Destroying Essential Historical Records'

This isn't the first time Acosta has been critical of the administration, even this week, calling the press secretary "useless" during CNN Newsroom on Monday. Ask yourself: do you want to know more or less about what Trump , his aides and his allies are doing? In the United States of America. Karl recently tweeted a video of 25 questions Spicer had promised reporters he would answer, but ... [Full Article...]

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US Even the "diamond ring" parts of a solar eclipse , when there is the tiniest sliver of the Sun showing on either side of the Moon , are too risky to view without protection. The next coast-to-coast total solar eclipse that will touch only American soil won't happen for another 300 years. Before it does, it will make its way through 14 states, becoming the first eclipse to traverse the enti... [Full Article...]

Overwatch will give less duplicate loot after this update

In addition to changes to the loot boxes, Blizzard is also making slight changes to the highlights that auto-generate once you complete a match. The old system would delete your highlights if you shut the game. Blizzard's new loot box overhaul should soon help increase that luck, though. Blizzard is looking to reduce the amount of duplicate drops you get in your Overwatch loot boxes. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

The Portuguese superstar's future at the Bernabeu has been thrown into doubt after accusations he defrauded the Spanish tax authorities out of 14.7million euros (£12.9million). They are also accusing him of "voluntarily" refusing to include €28.4 million in income linked to the sale of his image rights for the 2015 to 2020 period to a Spanish company. [Full Article...]

Mourinho Denies Tax Fraud Allegations

They said that Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15m euros in 2014. " Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published Tuesday". [Full Article...]

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Thousands of Iraqi security forces, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen, assisted by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisers, are involved in the offensive against IS, which was launched on 17 October 2016 . [Full Article...]

United Orders 100 of Newest Boeing Jet, Delta Chooses Airbus

The budget carrier had in 2014 placed an order for 55 737 MAX jets with Boeing . This latest announcement brings ACG's total 737 MAX order to 80 aircraft. A new airliner is worth many hundreds of billions of dollars to the global economy. Boeing also announced commitments for more than 30 additional single-aisle and widebody planes. [Full Article...]

VAR is the future, insists Federation Internationale de Football Association president Infantino

Mexico equalised eight minutes later through a Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. "We're determined to approach this game with the right mind-set and we definitely want to progress", said Hudson in a press conference on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Injured jockey Frankie Dettori out of Royal Ascot

Injured jockey Frankie Dettori out of Royal Ascot Perhaps surprisingly, Royal Ascot was the only race meeting on the course each year until 1939. "And they're having a good old-fashioned English picnic in the auto park, before they arrive and come into the Royal Meeting". However, he faces an worldwide challenge with Todd Pletcher's American Patriot and Graham Motion's Miss Temple City both arriving from across the Atlantic to bid for a rac... [Full Article...]


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