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Yates 'bluntly' warned Trump that Russians could blackmail Flynn

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (R) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify on May 8, 2017 , before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC . Within 11 days, Trump asked for Flynn's resignation, which, Spicer said, showed "the president acted decisively". Yates was sacked for that decision. Read More »

The rival awe of Macbook Air is called Surface

Windows 10 S only allows apps from the Windows Store. "Featuring the best of Windows and Office, all-day battery life, a stunning screen that responds to your touch, and a choice of four rich tone-on-tone colors, it delivers the ideal balance of portability and performance". Read More »

DeVos Booed Throughout Speech at Bethune-Cookman

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The group delivered the petitions Tuesday to the BCU President Edison Jackson's office. DeVos' speech had to be interrupted to warn students that their degrees would be mailed to them if they persisted. Much of DeVos' speech was devoted to embracing student's differences and encouraging graduates to pursue careers in service and "embrace grace". Ahead of the speech, students, alumni and political activists sought to have DeVos' invitation rescinded, saying they were offended by her ... Read More »

Spicer: Trump Will Decide on Paris Agreement After Summit

After months of uncertainty, Trump had appeared to be edging toward a decision. Bannon and Pruitt are said to be among those arguing for a tough line, rejecting global agreements they believe tie the hands of U.S. "Global investors are eager to open their wallets to a low-carbon future, but it won't happen without clear, stable policy signals from countries worldwide - in particular, the U.S. Read More »

Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

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President Trump talked about reforming healthcare on the campaign trail, promising better and cheaper plans with no loss of coverage. The Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough will also require a CBO score of any fresh Senate language to determine whether it's eligible to be included in the reconciliation bill. Read More »

Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

President Donald Trump, glowing from his win at Capital Hill, praised Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at their meeting in NY on Friday, hours after dismantling Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does", Trump tweeted on Friday. But the president, tweeting while on a trip to his private club in Bedminster, New Jersey , also claimed that "everybody" has better health care in the midst of serious health ... Read More »

Trump won't ditch NAFTA, for now

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made it clear that he will deal with President Trump in a "firm but responsible and polite way" and that he will continue to pursue the best interests of Canadians without being confrontational. As a candidate, Trump frequently called NAFTA a "disaster" and vowed to renegotiate its terms or scuttle it altogether. But he also says he had a change of heart during phone calls with the leaders of Canada and Mexico. Read More »

Upgrade the Surface Laptop to Windows 10 Pro for Free

If Microsoft has pulled off all of those feats, with the relative openness of Windows 10 (even in this state) to Chrome OS, it may very well have a victor on its hands with Windows 10 Cloud. The positives are that it makes it basically impossible to download malware or viruses, but it also means you're limited to Microsoft-approved apps. Windows S will be available in a number of low-cost laptops from major computer manufacturers including Dell, HP, and Acer starting at just $189. Read More »

Another sophisticated phishing scam targets Gmail users

So this link would take you to a third-party app, ironically, also called Google Docs. "We encourage you to not click through and report as phishing within Gmail". Don't fall for the new phishing scam . Google announced Wednesday that it launched a new security feature for its Gmail Android app that aims to help users keep their accounts safe from hackers. Read More »

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

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Waiting for the ideal health insurance proposal is not an option, however. Governors from expansion states, including Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, are concerned more of the cost of Medicaid would be shifted to states. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the Senate Republican whip, said the panel will work with the all GOP members in the Senate to write a bill that can be passed with a slim majority. Read More »

Willing to visit North under right conditions: South Korea's Moon at swearing

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Presidential candidate Moon Jae-in with a supporter after voting. "If needed, I will fly straight to Washington". I will make a great Korea, a proud Korea. But that policy was thrown out in the past nine years. Seoul suspended operations at Kaesong in February 2016, after officials of the former Park Geun-hye administration said the revenue North Korea earned from factories was being used to fund Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Meets in DC With Tillerson

Flynn is now one of the key figures in the investigation. He rejected USA military claims that Moscow is supplying the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan and called Trump a pragmatic businessman. Trump described his talks with Lavrov as "very, very good". NBC's Andrea Mitchell yelled amid a flurry of similar questions as Tillerson quickly exited. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Not Made To Be Alone

EA was on hand at January's Switch unveiling to announce that a version of Federation Internationale de Football Association would be coming to the system, but the company pointedly failed to mention any other pending ports. It was also revealed that National Basketball Association 2K will feature Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal on the cover of the National Basketball Association 2K18 Legend Edition. Read More »

China remains mum on renaming China Pakistan Economic Corridor

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The summit will be held on May 14-15 in Beijing. CPEC - and particularly China's large investments - have opened the door for Pakistan to construct energy projects and other viable infrastructure - the things that the country has for decades been in desperate need of but lacked financial aid from the USA to construct. Read More »

BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

Whether the Liberals will attempt to govern on an ad-hoc basis with case by case support of the other two parties, or seek a more formalized agreement with the BC Greens remains to be seen. She was optimistic ahead of recounts. He said he'd be willing to work with either party to help form a minority government if that's how next Tuesday unfolds. Read More »

Apple May Have To Deal With iPhone 8 Shortage

It is also possible that this image is connected to the iPhone 7s. Leaks and rumors concerning the iPhone 8 have been flooding the internet lately. However, you should keep in mind that Apple is said to experiment with many iPhone 8 prototypes. Read More »

Amazon gives Echo a touch screen, video calling

That is, while many are aware that Amazon makes voice-activated Echo appliances, fewer are probably aware that the firm has brought those capabilities to smartphones via an Alexa app . We'll have a lot to say about the newest Amazon Echo in the coming weeks, including publishing a review. The new device, called Echo Show , goes on sale on June 28 , 2017. Read More »

500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

Only time will tell when we can start using this technology to make calls and send messages right from the palm of our hands. The endgame of the drive for a billion users is convincing iPhone and Android app developers that Windows 10 has enough users to be worth their time. Read More »

Underpenetrated in India but optimistic about future, says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Shares of the company fell after the announcement. The Cupertino, California-based company sold 50.76 million iPhones in the fiscal second quarter, down from 51.19 million a year earlier and 78.29 million the previous quarter. The company said it expects revenue in the current quarter will be somewhere between US$43.5bn and US$45.5bn, which was less than what analysts had been expecting. Read More »

Microsoft unveils new laptop with new operating system

In the end, the Surface Laptop and the Windows 10 S have to balance everything out in order to become a serious rival for the Chromebooks. Microsoft Surface Laptop REVEALED at Windows 10 S Launch Event Mon, May 1, 2017 Microsoft has unveiled the latest addition to its ever-growing Surface product range - the Surface Laptop . Read More »

Polls now closed, watch here for full results

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver made a sudden appearance outside the conference centre after the event, where he told reporters that his party isn't anxious about the New Democrats as their focus is on "inspiring" British Columbians. The province also boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, at 5.5 per cent for April. Without a 44-seat majority in the legislature, either the Liberals or NDP would have to negotiate with the Greens to form a government. Read More »

More Arraignments in Penn State Frat House Death

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Eight additional Penn State Fraternity brothers arraigned today , including one from Scranton, charged in the death of Timothy Piazza. Regardless of what the future holds for those 18 members who have been charged, the fraternity brothers always will carry with them an arrest record, even if, for some, not a criminal conviction. Read More »

S. Korea's next leader will engage North, reconsider THAAD

The election commission said Mr Moon gained 41% of the votes, comfortably beating conservative Hong Joon-pyo and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo, who gathered 24% and 21& respectively. A written certificate confirming Moon's election was presented to the new President . Experts have been predicting an imminent nuclear test, North Korea's sixth, for weeks now, as the country ramps up missile testing and saber rattling. Read More »

DeVos booed delivering Bethune-Cookman address

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Betsy DeVos got herself an education today. But even before the official announcement, a petition to stop her from speaking was already circulating and had amassed 2,500 signatures (there were almost 8,000 signatures as of Tuesday evening). Read More »

United Nations human rights office condemns 'rushed' Arkansas executions

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Kayla Greenwood emailed a statement to Williams through his attorney, telling him she had forgave him for the murder of her father. Genie Boren, whose husband Cecil was shot by Williams, said she had no doubts he should be executed. The court denied all the motions. On April 20, Ledell Lee became the first of the four Arkansas inmates to be executed as well as the first person in the state in 12 years. Read More »

Kejriwal should not have attacked PM Modi over surgical strikes: Kumar Vishwas

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He said he would continue as a dedicated Congress worker but would not take any party positions for the next one year. These setbacks reflect the failure of the "hit-and-run" brand of politics that the AAP leadership has come to espouse. "Without rigging, such a massive win is not possible", Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, reiterating the accusations the party has been raising since AAP's defeat in the Punjab and Goa assembly polls. Read More »

Turkey, US can turn Raqa into 'graveyard' for Islamic State: Erdogan

It is particularly frustrated by the use of YPG fighters in a planned USA -led offensive to retake Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa on the northeast bank of the Euphrates river, an operation Ankara has long sought to join. Mr Erdogan is due to meet president Donald Trump on May 16 in the USA, the two men's first face-to-face summit since the American leader took office in January. Read More »

Messi close to new contract with Barca

Real edged past them 2-1 in the home fixture and will do so by the same scoreline again, potentially requiring a last-gasp victor from a member of the BBC strikeforce to deliver a first crown since 2012, breaking hearts in Barcelona . However, Villarreal were to restore parity, just after the half-hour mark when Cedric Bakambu beat the Barcelona offside trap, raced on and beat ter Stegen easily. Read More »

Berkeley Sued Over Ann Coulter Event

The statement also noted, "Separating yourself from violence also prevents those individuals from making their actions the image of your cause". Keep a distance from violence. "I'm very sad about Berkeley's cancellation, but my sadness is greater than that". The school suggested the speech be given May 2 - but school is not in session that day, so Coulter and the YAF opposed that idea. Read More »