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Apple will go after educational market with cheaper iPads next week

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When the iPhone X came out previous year, Apple broke all records by making it one of the most expensive smartphones it has ever built. The bug, which affects the current iOS 11 .2.6 version as well as the iOS 11.3 beta, negates the choice many Apple users make to hide the contents of notifications from their home screen. Read More »

Stormy Daniels Shares Graphic Details About Alleged Affair With Trump

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Trump salutes as he boards Air Force One , Sunday, March 25, 2018, for his departure from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida to the White House , in Washington , D.C., via Joint Base Andrews, in Maryland. Daniels said Trump called her about a month later and told her she did not get the TV gig. "She responded: "[Because] I have no reason to lie. Read More »

Apple to launch low-priced iPads for schools

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Since then we had not heard any news about it... until now. How many iPhones will Apple release? Given that rumours of low-priced iPads and a new MacBook Air have been swirling around for so long, and that Apple's scheduled the event at a school rather than a theatre, it's more than clear who Apple is targeting. Read More »

Kaine: Parkland students 'changing the equation' on gun control

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In recent years, as mass shootings have become more destructive and more visible, many states, including Wisconsin, have weakened rather than strengthened gun laws. People hold up signs during a "March for Our Lives" rally to show solidarity with the USA gun control movement in Montreal, Saturday, March 24, 2018. Read More »

Trump Says He Is 'Considering' Veto of $1.3T Budget

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As Politico explained, "presidential budgets are always dead on arrival on Capitol Hill, but (this) omnibus (a single spending bill that finances nearly all government functions) feels more like a product of Obama-era divided government than Trump-era Republican monopoly". Read More »

EU Floats New Digital Tax Amid Renewed Scrutiny of Tech Firms

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The EU recently announced that it planned to impose a revenue tax on global digital companies, a majority of which are from the USA, which also increased tensions between the EU and USA, but they can now breathe a sigh of relief. But the 28 European Union nations, which must endorse the plan, are divided and it might never see the light of day. Briefing EU ambassadors and the European Parliament on Thursday morning, she had indicated there was a greater willingness to find a solution to ... Read More »

Austin suspect not sorry for bombings, reports on 'confession' video say

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Mr Thomas was finally released when Conditt died after being held overnight, she said . "We have accounted for those devices". He says that the tape is " the outcry of a very challenged young man ". Investigators also believe that Conditt planned on doing more damage in the area. According to Anita Ward, it was addressed to her daughter. Chief Operating Officer David Bronczek said in a note to employees that FedEx was able to give the information to law enforcement "because of our ... Read More »

Why Trump Threatened To Veto A Massive Spending Bill

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With Congress already out of town, the government will head toward a shutdown if Trump does not sign the bill Friday. "There are a lot of things I'm unhappy about in this bill". "We're starting work on Monday on some new wall, but also fixing existing walls and acceptable fences". That could explain the recent personnel changes at the White House - and reports that Trump may have an even more dramatic shake-up in mind. Read More »

Winter weather advisories in play this weekend

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Despite being well into the first week of spring, the Midwest to the Appalachians are set to get a few inches of heavy, wet snow as winter storm Uma passes through. A southerly flow will move in lightly at about 5-10 miles per hour. Southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Our temperatures peak midweek with highs near and slightly above 50°. Read More »

China calls on USA to 'cease and desist' from endangering trade relations

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Beijing announced its own plans that could hit up to $3bn of United States goods including fresh fruit, wine and nuts with levies. Wei Jianguo, vice chairman of Beijing-based think tank China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, told China Daily that Beijing could impose tariffs on more USA products, and is considering a second and even third list of targets. Read More »

Hero Cop Dead in Islamist Siege of French Supermarket

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The mother of a French police officer who was killed after he swapped himself for a hostage during an Islamic extremist attack on a supermarket says that she wasn't surprised by her son's courage. The supermarket in Trebes was the site of an hours-long attack Friday that killed four people. He was shot dead by police on the scene. Interior Minister Gérard Collomb announced the officer's death Saturday, which raises the death toll to four people. Read More »

Youth-driven anti-gun violence efforts on display in Saturday march

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They were overwhelmed, they said, with more than 400 responses. The rally was organized by students from Parkland, Florida, but the focus was broader than the issue of school shootings. She was one of about 5,000 people who participated in a march from the city's Roxbury neighborhood to downtown, where police estimated 100,000 people - many of them students - had gathered. Read More »

Doctors march for their patients' lives at NYC anti-gun violence rally

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In an interview after the walkout, CVU Principal Adam Bunting said the issue of violence directed toward schools and safety at schools is resonating with students in Vermont. Bethel High Student Jenny Lee lamented " all the innocent lives lost" in Parkland and all the victims "who were the same age as me". The Rev. Read More »

Trump Threatens to Veto Spending Bill Over DACA, Border Wall Funding

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A veto would have nearly certainly triggered a partial government shutdown, the third since the start of the year, since many lawmakers left Washington after the legislation won final passage. "Not exactly what we wanted where we wanted", said budget director Mick Mulvaney Thursday. Just like the White House site shows. "If you look at what's going on with free speech with the super left, with Antifa, with all of these characters, I tell you what, they get a lot of publicity", he said. Read More »

U.S. tariff plan could benefit 'Made in Taiwan' products: scholars

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It's unclear how the regulations will affect the U.S. However, representatives on Capitol Hill maintain a positive outlook, and are standing firmly behind the president and U.S. However, there's still the looming and much bigger problem of an escalation of the battle into a full blown trade war that causes a slowdown in global economic growth, he added. Read More »

Rain this evening turns to snow tonight

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Monday: The weak front gets closer and looks to stall very close to the Big Bend and South Georgia. OR has also extended their deadline to April 15. In these areas, numbers could be higher or lower based on where this moves. Lows tonight will bottom out in the lower 40s under mostly cloudy skies, with winds out of the east up to 13 miles per hour. Read More »

Trump's new national security guru is himself - Hal Brands

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These details may seem like relics of the Bush administration at this point, but they serve to illustrate that Bolton is fundamentally not disposed toward diplomacy. Bolton, a Yale Law School graduate, served as President George W. Bush's United Nations ambassador as a "recess appointment" due to broad opposition to his confirmation in the Senate. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on Cambridge Analytica

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The revelation has spurred a #deletefacebook movement, which got a big boost this week when WhatsApp founder , Brian Acton , said it is time to delete Facebook . Facebook took this kind of do-it-yourself approach in the case of Russian election meddling, in contrast to Twitter , which notified users who had been exposed to Russian propaganda on its network. Read More »

Calls for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress are getting louder

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He also mentioned that "Russian bots" were also involved in attempts to influence the 2017 French elections and also the polls for the Alabama Senate. "Now is the time to have the hard discussions and to support those who drive things forward in an effort to make us all better technologists and more educated consumers of technology", it said in a statement on Friday. Read More »

MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ

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Performance and Volatility Review: Shares have faced volatility of 1.64% over the last five days and experienced monthly volatility of 1.89%. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price). Read More »

Jenkins: President has been clear on DACA, border wall

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The US Senate has passed a spending bill of RM5.1 trillion in the nick of time, averting another shutdown of the federal government. Congress had to pass something before midnight Friday, or the federal government would have run out of money. Read More »

Voting begins in Rajya Sabha polls

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With 311 seats in the 404-member Assembly, the BJP easily won eight seats. A Bye-poll is also held for one rajya sabha seat in Kerala. The Communist Party of India lost the only seat it had held earlier. Telangana: Four candidates will test their fate. Independent MLA Aman Mani Tripathi also said he was with "Maharaj ji" and would vote for the BJP. Read More »

Two remaining NC players face off in NCAA Tournament

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In the NCAA quarterfinals , eventual national champion Yianni Diakomihalis unknowingly tore his ACL in the match's first period. And it only got crazier in the second round , when six of 16 lower-seeded teams beat the favorite - which is fully ... Read More »

China can't be seen as weak against `bully' Trump, says Stiglitz

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About $60billion in Chinese goods were targeted with tariffs in a memorandum signed by Donald Trump , U.S. President , expected to into effect after a 30-day consultation period that begins once the list is published. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a telephone call on Saturday, Chinese state media reported. "We really don't know where this is going to go". Trump said China was given notice about the impending action and there's room for negotiation with the Asian giant. Read More »

Thousands to march against gun violence state and nation-wide

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Emiya Fanaeiau is also pushing for an end to gun violence. The New York event was one of 800 such events taking place worldwide. Here's everything you need to know about the March for our Lives. Marco Rubio and other politicians, on the group's Facebook page. Local students are joining in rallies across the country and around globe to demand gun control. Read More »

Police 'hero' dies of wounds — French supermarket attack

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Flags are at half-staff at all French gendarmeries . At least one person has been killed after a man entered a supermarket in the southern French region of Trebes . "There's not a soul in sight", she said. The local prosecutors office were treating the incident as a terror attack and said the gunman had claimed to be acting in the name of IS. Read More »

Judge grants search warrant for Cambridge Analytica offices

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The social media platform reiterated its statement by saying that these changes are already in place, which has caused Mozilla to retract its advertisements on Facebook in protest. Click account settings at the top right of any Facebook page. After that, the information will be permanently deleted. Facebook believed that the company did just that. Read More »

THS students join walkout to protest gun violence

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A WND request for comment from Creswell's office hadn't been returned at the time of this report . This time, it was at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, and 17 people were dead. After that, each of the candles were put out simultaneously by the students that remained there. The students sat with somber faces in the cool early morning, some looking down, and others leaning on shoulders. Read More »

Austin Bomber Mark Conditt Recorded 25-Min 'Confession' Before Killing Self

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As authorities waited for tactical teams to arrive, the suspect started to drive away. The medical examiner has not finalised the cause of death, but the bomb caused "significant" injuries, he said. A friend of Conditt described him as smart, opinionated and often intimidating. Austin was hit with four bombings starting on March 2. His 41-year-old mother is injured in the explosion. Read More »

Midwest: Kansas sees huge lead shrink but holds off Clemson

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A dejected Shelton Mitchell walks off the court at the CenturyLink Center Friday night in Omaha. From up 20 and rolling two minutes into the second half to clinging to a four-point lead with 14.5 seconds to play, the Jayhawks were everything in Friday's final 18 minutes that they have been all season long - dangerous, dizzying, dramatic and victorious. Read More »