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Trump 'sad' over removal of 'our handsome statues'


He also said responsibility for the violence lay with both sides. Trump made it clear though on Thursday that he opposed removing Confederate monuments. "What about the alt-left that came charging... at the, as you say, the alt-right?" The nuanced statements reflect the party establishment's delicate dance. Read More »

Android Oreo is Google's new mobile OS

Speaking of booting, one of the most interesting features Android Oreo has is its ability to fix itself from bootloop issues , at least when software is concerned. Security is boosted by Google Play Protect (which will also be available for older versions of Android ) and a find my device feature which means smartphone can be wiped if it is lost. Read More »

China urges halt to US-South Korea military drills


But Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said last week that the military exercises were "not now on the table as part of the negotiation at any level" and the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercises were going ahead as planned. Read More »

US, South Korea to conduct joint exercise Aug 21-31 - Pentagon


If North Korea uses the drills this week as a reason to launch missiles around Guam or elsewhere, it could set off a new cycle of escalation. The North last week canceled the ostensible plan to strike Guam with ballistic missiles, saying it will watch the conduct of the U.S. Read More »

Google officially releases Android 8.0 Oreo

Even Evan Blass, a popular tech tipster, said that Android O will stand for Android Oreo . The two companies came together to turn Android O into Android 8 .0 Oreo . It will also limit some background services and location updates when an app isn't in use. It is basically aimed at improving the overall user experience. Read More »

Moon Warns N.Korea Is Nearing 'Red Line'


Red missiles emerge from a North Korean flag with the words: "Our answer!" I think Kim Jong Un also works that way. Moon acknowledged that South Korea is the country most affected by North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles, but did not say whether this is already a clear and present danger. Read More »

Dry skies to stick around for Great American Eclipse — FORECAST


However, a few breaks in the clouds can not be ruled out. We will have scattered clouds along with a 10% chance for an isolated shower. Thicker clouds can bring some spotty showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The high will be 90 and the low around 68. Thunderstorms could move in during the afternoon, but the area can expect a nice rest of the week . Morning showers possible with a higher chance of rain showing up in the afternoon. Read More »

How to watch the eclipse without eclipse glasses


The first 100 patrons will receive eclipse glasses. In case you haven't heard, there's a solar eclipse happening today. This evening the moon will pass in front of the sun around 7.30pm. And before you buy or use eclipse glasses, make sure they are ISO 12312-2 certified . "It doesn't get any worse or better". Only park in designated areas or lots. Read More »

Could clouds block our view of the eclipse?


The team has chose to station volunteers all along the entire path of totality of eclipse from OR into Idaho , Wyoming , Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia , North Carolina and, finally, South Carolina . Read More »

PGA TOUR: Stenson ices victory at Wyndham


Stenson, who moved from No. 9 to No. 6 in the world rankings , registered birdies on Nos. Lahiri's card could well have been an even better and as low as a 61 or 62 had some of the short putts dropped. Dru Love shot 75 on Saturday and won't play in the last round (he tied for 75th). "It was anyone's tournament on the back nine", Stenson said. In third place was former US Open champion Webb Simpson at 18-under par after he shot a three-under round of 67. Read More »

Le conducteur de la camionnette de las Ramblas identifié — Attentat de Barcelone


Il a été abattu par et aurait été trouvé porteur d'une ceinture d'explosifs. Les enquêteurs estiment que cette explosion a poussé la cellule à agir précipitamment avec des véhicules pour tuer à Barcelone puis Cambrils . Ils étaient tous trois Marocains, Moussa Oukabir (17 ans, dont le frère Driss a été arrêté), Saïd Aallaa (18 ans) et Mohamed Hychami (24 ans). Elle n'est pas facile pour un pays où le tourisme représente plus de 11% du PIB, et dont le gouvernement aimerait sans doute ... Read More »

Eclipse Day Comes to the USA


The last time India witnessed a Total Solar Eclipse was on October 24, 1995. The Indiana Department of Educated released a statement to warn parents and students to be well-supervised during the event because staring directly into the sun during an eclipse can cause vision damage. Read More »

Intel introduces first eighth-gen processors, promises 40 percent performance increase


And by mid-year, Intel was expanding the range yet again with new Xeon-like Core-X series chips that would offer up to 18 processor cores and "extreme" performance (and pricing). The chip giant claims the boost results from a new quad-core configuration, power efficient microarchitecture, advanced process technology and silicon opportunities, and hopes to enable more advanced applications such as 4K and virtual reality. Read More »

Twitter War of Words between President Trump, US Senator Lindsey Graham


Speaking to the Chattanooga Rotary Club on Thursday in his home state of Tennessee, Republican Senator Bob Corker called for "radical change" in the White House to avoid "great peril". Is this hitting him where it hurts? We have to somehow get through to these people and let them know hate is not the answer. Where politicians might fail, all of us as everyday Americans have to unite for a greater cause, beyond the periphery of issues facing our respective ethnicities and condemn racism ... Read More »

L'Europe de l'Ouest aura sa part — Eclipse


Les générations futures ont de la chance: elles auront droit à une seconde éclipse en France métropolitaine seulement neuf ans plus tard, le 23 septembre 2090. Le charme de la Bretagne ajoutera sans nul doute une note de magie à cette éclipse. Comment a-t-il pu suivre la course effrénée du Soleil et de la Lune? " Plusieurs institutions et groupes religieux regarderont l'éclipse au travers du prisme de la foi ", note The Atlanticdans un article qui énumère quelques-uns des événements proposés ... Read More »

Davis says Brexit trade agreement would progress border issue


It comes following reports that Liam Fox , the International Trade Secretary, is lobbying his colleagues in the Cabinet to strike future trade deals without the approval of the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales. For instance, all member-states of a customs union have to adopt the same barriers to countries outside the union. If it wants access to the bloc's single market, post-Brexit Britain must accept EU freedom of movement rules and the supremacy of the European Court ... Read More »

Charlottesville: Trump ignores most hateful facts


With Mr. Trump and Mr. Bannon in the White House , the Alt-Right clearly feels emboldened. "Everyone in leadership must speak out". Tennessee senator Bob Corker , whom Trump considered for a Cabinet post , declared on Thursday that "the president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to" in dealing with crises. Read More »

Julian Cadman, 7, confirmed dead after Barcelona attack


His family moved to Australia three years ago. As the boy's mother lay on the ground, she kept frantically asking for Julian and begging for answers amid the chaos, Fouad Bakkali, a pharmacist, told the British newspaper. Police said the attack in Barcelona was connected to two other incidents: one in the resort town of Cambrils , south of Barcelona , and one in the town of Alcanar. Read More »

Hackers are threatening to release the 'Game of Thrones' season seven finale

Thanks to the vast and complicated nature of the " Game of Thrones " source material, Weiss and Benioff have already had to eliminate or combine characters for the sake of their audience. One could argue that this wasn't the first time that her defenses have been broken. Taken down by a spear heaved by the Night King , Viserion went down in gory fashion - and was turned into an Ice Dragon as the episode went off the air. Read More »

Most Republicans Approve of Trump's Charlottesville Responses, New Poll Shows


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday endorsed an effort to censure President Trump for his equivocating response to the violence resulting from a white supremacist march in Charlottesville , Va. A Marist College survey put Trump's approval rating at just 35 percent, with a record high of 55 percent disapproving. Boyd Brown of SC, a former state lawmaker and onetime member of the Democratic National Committee, says Democrats are right to oppose Confederate ... Read More »

Civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory is dead at 84


Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey tweeted , " Dick Gregory's unflinching honesty & courage, inspired us to fight, live, laugh & love despite it all". In Phil Berger's book, The Last Laugh: The World of Stand-up Comics, Gregory poignantly stated: "I've got to go up there as an individual first, a Negro second", he said adding, "I've got to be a colored amusing man, not a amusing colored man". Read More »

Monday's Cloud Forecast, Timeline — Solar Eclipse


Amazon recently recalled some solar eclipse glasses sold through its online marketplace. Amy Watts and her 13-year-old son, Ethan, waited in line for an hour at the planetarium so they could have a safe way to watch the historic moment. Read More »

The US digital rights group is against the ban of neo-Nazis site


CloudFlare is well-known for defending even the most distasteful websites, and services like it are essential to the functioning of websites. After the horrific events in Charlottesville over the weekend, people across the country and all over the world are wondering what they can do to take action against the hateful white nationalist groups that marched in Charlottesville and that have been emboldened across the United States . Read More »

ECLIPSE COUNTDOWN: Last minute info you need to know


After beginning in OR at around 9:00 a.m. PDT, the eclipse will finish at roughly 7:06 p.m. PDT. The eclipse will max out around 2:45 p.m., when approximately half of the sun will become blocked by the moon. "We're encouraging students to make shadow selfies with their cameras and post them on our Facebook page". This is considered a rare event for those in the USA, and Planetarium staff note that those in Hawaiʻi will actually have to wait until 2106 to view a total solar eclipse in ... Read More »

North Korea Has Already Crossed Moon Jae-in's Red Line

Washington deploys of 28,500 soldiers in South Korea to protect it from the North. "He said that if the Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and in its vicinity, testing the self-restraint of [North Korea], the latter will make an important decision as it already declared", the report said. Read More »

Trump slams 2 GOP senators as 'toxic' and 'publicity seeking'

Graham followed that with a series of tweets approving of Wednesday comments by Trump about Heyer, but he also urged Trump to "fix" his handling of the Charlottesville response. The source added, "I have no idea where we go from here". Trump blamed the violence on "many sides" of the Charlottesville conflict during a statement given from his suburban New Jersey golf club on Saturday. Read More »

Barcelona terror police identify two bodies in terror-linked house


The 14 people killed spanned generations — from age 3 to age 80 — and left behind devastated loved ones. Seven have been killed, four arrested and one, Younes Abouyaaqoub , is on the run. On Saturday, the Islamic State published an expanded statement that contained factual errors. Brussel's Molenbeek suburb has gained notoriety as a hotbed of international jihadists after the Paris and Brussels attacks. Read More »

Trump blasts Republican senators over Charlottesville criticism


First , Trump went after Sen. The violence escalated when a 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer drove a auto into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19 others. The president, he argues, failed the "presidential test of moral leadership" by suggesting that both the white supremacists and those who oppose them were in the wrong. Read More »

7 things you need to know about Monday's Solar Eclipse


This simulation can help give you a better idea of what to look for during the solar eclipse and determine if you should make the trek to the path of totality . The experts have advised people not to look directly at the Sun during the eclipse and especially in the final phase which may render severe damage to eyes. Read More »

Eclipse tips: binoculars, homemade filters aren't safe for your vision


Totality will begin near Lincoln City , Oregon , cross the states of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and finally SC. Interstate 65 will also see increased traffic going to- and returning from- total eclipse vantage points that begin at Bowling Green, Ky., and extend beyond Nashville, Tenn. Read More »

Couldn't get solar eclipse glasses? Here's what you can do

If your eclipse glasses are more than 3 years old, they are not safe for eclipse viewing. At 11:39 a.m., the show will be over. This is because the plane of the moon's orbit around Earth is 5 degrees off from the plane of Earth's orbit around the sun, so when the moon and the sun does line up, very often the shadow doesn't fall on the Earth but in space. Read More »

War would be 'horrific' but N. Korea nukes 'unimaginable'


He said US President Donald Trump had assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea. Pyongyang has about 1.2 million military personnel compared with 680,000 troops in South Korea, where 28,000 USA troops are also stationed. Read More »