• McMahon easily wins confirmation to run Small Business Administration
McMahon easily wins confirmation to run Small Business Administration

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell said that Linda will prioritize growing jobs over growing bureaucracy, which he said will be a welcome change in many states. The men that defeated her, Richard Blumenthal in 2012 and Chris Murphy in 2012, supported her nomination in the Senate. She contributed more than $6 million to a Trump-supporting super ...

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  • In face of competition, Verizon brings back unlimited data plan at $80
In face of competition, Verizon brings back unlimited data plan at $80

Subscribers can also add connected devices such as GizmoPal by LG for $5 each per month. Compared to other unlimited plans with T-Mobile, Sprint , and AT&T, Verizon is still the most expensive. T-Mobile has launched its own version of an unlimited plan in January called T-Mobile One Plan. You'll only get 4G LTE speeds for your first 10...

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  • Trump's dinner with Japan's PM was an intelligence security nightmare
Trump's dinner with Japan's PM was an intelligence security nightmare

Mar-a-Lago members really got the full benefits of their $14,000 annual dues (after a $200,000 initiation fee) this weekend when esteemed President Donald Trump chose to conduct state business at a dinner table in the most public area of his country club.

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  • Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump
Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump

Marches are planned in some 20 cities across the country, including the capital, Mexico City, with throngs of people expected to turn out dressed in white and waving the red, white and green of the Mexican flag. No violence was reported. Trump made his comments in two Twitter posts but did not say how he would bring down the cost of the wall. "...

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  • New NieR: Automata Gameplay Details Quests, Exploration And How To Survive Death
New NieR: Automata Gameplay Details Quests, Exploration And How To Survive Death

Whether or not RPG fans began 2017 excited about NieR: Automata, videos like the one produced by PlayStation Underground today have made a compelling case for Square Enix and Platinum Games' follow-up as one of the most exciting releases in the near future.

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  • North Korea fires ballistic missile into water between Korea and Japan
North Korea fires ballistic missile into water between Korea and Japan

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday in what appeared to be a move timed to follow the first summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump in Washington. "We will work together to promote our shared interests, of which we have many, in the region, including freedom from navig...

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  • More whales strand as hundreds die
More whales strand as hundreds die

A dead pilot whale lies on a sandbank after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings. He said 20 whales had been humanely killed by conservation workers as they were in a poor condition. As for why whales land themselves on the beach and in large groups is a mystery, with a number of theories put forth by marine mammal expe...

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  • Hundreds of volunteers form human chain to prevent whales from beaching
Hundreds of volunteers form human chain to prevent whales from beaching

Unfortunately, approximately 350 whales did not survive, also counting twenty whales which needed to be euthanized. It is common for whales, once they have been refloated, to nevertheless strand again shortly afterward on the same shore, according to the DOC's Andrew Lamason.

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  • Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner
Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner

He said the world faces "rough times", but Germany, as a functioning democracy, had the responsibility to fight for stability. Although the post is largely ceremonial, past German presidents have used the role to act as a moral authority in debates of national and worldwide importance.

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  • News on Shawna Pandya as NASA's Next Astronaut Turns Fake
News on Shawna Pandya as NASA's Next Astronaut Turns Fake

A Press Trust of India report said she was not just a doctor and an astronaut but also an opera singer, an worldwide champion in taekwondo and has trained with a Navy SEAL. Speaking about why she wants to become an astronaut, Shawna who has a master's in space sciences, had told CBC News , "When I was 10, I became obsessed with astronomy".

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  • National Football League warns Texas over
National Football League warns Texas over "bathroom bill": No Super Bowl for you!

The Texas legislation ― known officially as the Texas Privacy Act, or SB6 ― was introduced in January and is similar to a law passed past year in North Carolina. Dallas will host the 2017 women's basketball Final Four in April and early-round men's NCAA Tournament games in 2018. It is not clear whether or not a bill like this will affect other sp...

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  • Elizabeth Warren Talks Jeff Sessions on The Daily Show
Elizabeth Warren Talks Jeff Sessions on The Daily Show

After Warren was banned from speaking, Independent Sen. Warren's own words were not at issue; she was quoting Sen. "She was warned. She was given an explanation", McConnell said . McConnell cited her accusing a fellow senator of chilling the free exercise to vote by black citizens as reason for the reprimand. Almost 400 demonstrators ...

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  • Tar Heels amp up 3-point production entering Duke game
Tar Heels amp up 3-point production entering Duke game

Now we'll see where they go from here. The Blue Devils entered yesterday's game with Syracuse tied for third in the ACC, and Duke dominated in their performance over the Orange. "I know every game means something, but at the same time we can't hang our heads just because it's a big rivalry and we wanted to win it not only for ourselves but our ...

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  • Hillary Clinton weighs in on court's decision on Trump's executive order
Hillary Clinton weighs in on court's decision on Trump's executive order

Of course, she is happy about the court's decision. However she makes the occasional online outing to voice her support for her fellow Democrats in opposing a lot of President Trump's controversial rulings. TRUMP TRAVEL BAN What is Donald Trump's "Muslim travel ban", does it affect the United Kingdom and who are the judges who have blocked it?...

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  • Plan Bee: How drones could join forces with insects
Plan Bee: How drones could join forces with insects

He found that the robot could absorb and distribute pollen as it moved from flower to flower. Last month, the rusty patched bumblebee became the first bee species in the continental U.S. On the underside of a two-inch G-Force PXY CAM drone they attached animal hair, and covered it in sticky gel. The hair created more surface area for the pollen t...

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  • Everything you need to know about tonight's lunar eclipse
Everything you need to know about tonight's lunar eclipse

About 35% of all eclipses are of the penumbral type. The penumbral lunar eclipse will thus make the full moon's bright, glowing façade to look somewhat dark. The comet, named 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková (named after the Japanese and Eastern European astronomers who discovered it), will be around 7.4 million miles away, or about 30 times the dis...

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  • Red dwarf flares jeopardize 'habitability' of planet
Red dwarf flares jeopardize 'habitability' of planet

Vladimir Airapetian, a solar scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and the lead author of the paper said " If we want to find an exoplanet that can develop and sustain life, we must figure out which stars make the best parents ".

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  • Coca-Cola profit falls 55 percent, but beats expectations
Coca-Cola profit falls 55 percent, but beats expectations

By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) beats earnings by 91%, The Stock Missed Earnings 1 times and has met earnings 0 times. The company has a market capitalization of $181.23 billion, a PE ratio of 25.48 and a beta of 0.69. The company reported $0.49 EPS for t...

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  • Facebook Lite Gets Speed, Reliability Improvements; Now Has Over 200 Million Users
Facebook Lite Gets Speed, Reliability Improvements; Now Has Over 200 Million Users

The news was announced by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg , you can see what she had to say about the app below. In many areas, networks can be slow or unable to run the functionality found in Facebook for Android, so Facebook Lite gives people a better Facebook experience when bandwidth is at a minimum.

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  • Final Fantasy 15's Character Creation Tool Teased In New Image
Final Fantasy 15's Character Creation Tool Teased In New Image

Tabata said that Episode Gladiolus will deliver an enhanced action battle gameplay to spice up the game. "About the Machine Zone project, they came to us with this offer, and we're cooperating with them, but we actually gave them the reins to see how they're going to roll out their own version of Final Fantasy XV".

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