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Giant predatory worms invaded France, but scientists just noticed them

Giant predatory worms invaded France, but scientists just noticed them And while a system has now been put in place to control their movements between countries - the United Kingdom also has its own population of hammerhead worms - they are an incredibly robust species. The study relied on contributors' worm sightings, reported "mainly by email, sometimes by telephone". In 2013, a group of kindergarten children came across what they believed to be a huge, writhing m... [Full Article...]

Commercial satellites deployed by SpaceX rocket

Commercial satellites deployed by SpaceX rocket Steven , "came very close" to recovering fairing hardware, "but not quite". The two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On spacecraft will continue the GRACE mission's objective of measuring gravitational anomalies. Iridium spent around $3 billion on Iridium Next, purchasing the satellites from Thales Alenia Space in Europe. The original GRACE mission ended last October. [Full Article...]

Japan to keep pressure on N. Korea after scrapped summit

Japan to keep pressure on N. Korea after scrapped summit Trump's letter to Kim, nearly plaintive in tone, kept the door open to dialogue, but it also carried a threat evocative of a year ago when North Korea was honing its ability to target the continental USA with a nuclear-tipped missile. "Trump has no interest in peace in our country". Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties, but to... [Full Article...]

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation Meanwhile, commenting on what lies ahead, Dr Sojin Lim, a senior lecturer in Korean studies told The Independent that "It will now be up to South Korea to try to bring the two countries back into some sort of dialogue - however, North Korea's burgeoning relationship with China means that it is now far less dependent on the U.S., so it will be even more hard to re-establish negotiations between... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 3 & 3T Receive Face Unlock & Plenty Of New Features

OnePlus 3 & 3T Receive Face Unlock & Plenty Of New Features It's been 2 years since these devices came out, and a lot of changes have taken place. As a part of OxygenOS 5.0.3 , OnePlus is delivering a few key updates to its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices. In Photos Gallery the update brings Map view of photos by location, added " Recently Deleted " folder. This is also known as A/B system updates where the smartphone maker has to add two ... [Full Article...]

Truck dumps 40000 pounds of chicken feathers on I-5

Truck dumps 40000 pounds of chicken feathers on I-5 A semi overturned throughout an interstate early Wednesday, spilling "about 40,000 kilos of hen feathers" throughout the street, Q13 reviews. Johnson said that in similar cases drivers have been cited for second-degree negligent driving and fined $550. [Full Article...]

Naveen congratulates Karnataka's new CM

Naveen congratulates Karnataka's new CM G. Parameshwara was sworn as Kumaraswamy's Deputy by Governor Vala. The alliance of Congress and the JD (S) has brought together other political parties in support of the non-BJP government. Thackeray, who on a daily basis attacks Modi, is finally ready to break the 20-year-old alliance of the BJP and Sena. So Gandhi Junior will not only have to play second fiddle to the other parties but to... [Full Article...]

Avengers Infinity War onward: A look at all Marvel films

Avengers Infinity War onward: A look at all Marvel films We'll see what rumors hold true when Avengers 4 hits theaters next May. Here is hoping we can see the triumphant return of Sharon Carter in Avengers 4 or sometime during the MCU's next phase. Although some fans are disappointed by not seeing these characters, there would also be others who were annoyed by a tiny cameo appearance, as McFeely notes: "You'll have just as many people going, 'Tha... [Full Article...]

Singapore exports up 1.1% in Q1 as total trade expands

Singapore exports up 1.1% in Q1 as total trade expands Bloomberg survey median was 1.6 percent, while the government's previous projection was 1.4 percent. Therefore, the MTI now expects the growth to come in at 2.5-3.5 percent, barring the full materialization of downside risks. Construction will probably remain lackluster, it said, "as the earlier weakness in construction demand, particularly from the private sector, is expected to continue to wei... [Full Article...]

Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish

Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish Yates is in a strong position to become the first Briton to win the Giro, with the race heading back into the mountains on Thursday where the 25-year-old Bury native will look to take more time away from time trial specialist Dumoulin. From the start I felt I wasn't great", said Pinot who posted the 66th best time. "I'd like to have a bigger gap, but I'm very satisfied with where I stand now". [Full Article...]

Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange Trump talks

Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange Trump talks Foreign Agents Registration Act. But Poroshenko needed a meeting that could be framed as "talks", a high-ranking Ukrainian intelligence officer told Wood. There has been no comment from the White House on the BBC report . Cohen's home and office were raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last month in a search of business records, emails and documents about a $130,000 payment he made to... [Full Article...]

Maduro orders expulsion of U.S. charge d'affaires

Maduro orders expulsion of U.S. charge d'affaires Maduro claiming victory with about 5.8 million votes - 5 million more than his nearest challenger - many see the results as sadly predictable. A social crisis years in the making has worsened as Venezuela's oil production - the source of nearly all of its foreign income - has collapsed to the lowest level in decades and financial sanctions by the Trump administration have made it impos... [Full Article...]

Congo announces six new Ebola cases

Congo announces six new Ebola cases Each carries "a medical certificate attesting that they've recovered and can no longer transmit the disease because they have developed antibodies against Ebola", he said. So far, there have been 51 cases since the outbreak was declared on May 8, it said. "Indeed, the funds from the Federal Government is going to complement our actual participation in Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

9 dead in anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu

9 dead in anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu To mark the 100th day of the protest for the closure of the plant , the protesters chose to march towards the Collector's office. They then started hurling stones at police and also overturned a vehicle after which the security personnel lobbed teargas shells to disperse them, they said. [Full Article...]

The PA to Take Israel to International Criminal Court Tuesday

The PA to Take Israel to International Criminal Court Tuesday The International Criminal Court has the authority to hear cases of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity committed on the territory of the 123 countries that have signed up to it. The ICC has been conducting a preliminary probe since 2015 into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories, including Israel's settlement policy and crimes allegedly committed by Israel and the Hamas milit... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him: Santos

Venezuela's Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him: Santos It also blacklisted businessman Rafael Alfredo Sarria Diaz, who it said was Cabello's front man , and blocked his three Florida-based companies - 11420 Corp, Noor Plantation Investments LLC and SAI Advisors Inc. Bolivia's President, Evo Morales, denounced in recent days the USA and Southern Command plans to attack Venezuela , something that agrees with another carried out by Argentine journalist... [Full Article...]

Astronauts complete 6-hr spacewalk

Astronauts complete 6-hr spacewalk NASA is all set to make live coverage of the entire process starting around about 6:30 m EDT starting from the astronauts putting up their spacesuits and making the necessary arrangements. The duo then removed and replaced a camera group and a degraded Space to Ground Transmitter Receiver Controller. It is Fuestel's eighth spacewalk and Arnold's fourth. [Full Article...]

Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta

Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta Granted, my host PC was plugged into an Ethernet cable and the IGN offices have a very fast internet connection, but it was still impressively smooth. As for controller options, any Bluetooth controller that's compatible with Android or the Steam Controller (which gained Bluetooth LE support earlier this week) will work. [Full Article...]

Google Home can now play Google Play Movies content

Google Home can now play Google Play Movies content It is available as via OTA (over the air) update which Sony says is available to download right now for all customers. It seems the update was stalled for some unforeseen reasons but Sony will be resuming this update soon. Sony was on the list, but the company did one better than many of its competitors: beside launching new headphones and headsets with Assistant, it promised an update for so... [Full Article...]

Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine

Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine The team from the Dark Energy Survey say that 2015 BP519 is the most extreme Trans-Neptunian Object found to date in the paper. The researchers required performing digital simulations of our solar system for understanding as to how the discovered object happened to possess such freaky orbit. [Full Article...]


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