Author: 0 Earth Day: PM Narendra Modi hopes about creating awareness on protecting nature

This year's campaign is dedicated to an ambitious goal - to achieve global climate and environmental literacy in the space of three years, by Earth Day 2020. The National Park Service offers free annual park passes for active duty personnel and dependents with a valid military ID. Why is this Earth Day different from other Earth Days? For more information, visit

Author: 0 Champs Elysées: French Media Releases Paris Shooter's Name

European intelligence officials told The Washington Post that the assailant was named Karim Cheurfi and was known to French intelligence. Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told The Associated Press that the attacker targeted police guarding the area near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station Thursday night at the centre of the avenue popular with tourists.

Author: 0 Samsung has started firmware development for the Galaxy Note 8

The company on Thursday announced that its Q1 2017 operating profits were around $8.7 billion and total sales stood at $44.1 billion which is nearly 50 percent increase when compared to Q1 2016. Some researchers believe the smartphone will set a new first-year sales record. At the time, it was denied, but as we would later find out that the plan to resurrect the Galaxy Note7 was, in fact, real.

Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence

MA authorities on Thursday confirmed their initial determination that Aaron Hernandez committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell. UPDATE: The Worcester District Attorney's Office released a statement Thursday, after Baez's press conference, ruling Hernandez's death a suicide.

Author: 0 OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

Congress is going to have a hot minute or so to pass the omnibus spending bill when they get back in town and the President's budget boss has chose to toss some gasoline on the bonfire by insisting that funding for the first phase of construction of the wall be included .

Author: 0 Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

The IMF in updated forecasts this week left its US economic growth forecast unchanged at 2.3 percent this year, while raising the global outlook slightly to 3.5 percent. "That makes us competitive with the rest of the world". But then Trump once again promised a big announcement on taxes was coming. Within a few months, Pfizer and Allergan surrendered and ended their agreement.

Research Apple receives permit to test Self-driving cars on Public roads
Author: 0 Apple receives permit to test Self-driving cars on Public roads

The country's largest automaker by sales is testing more than 50 autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles on public roads in San Francisco, the Detroit metropolitan area and Scottsdale, Arizona. Apple will be vying against 29 other companies that already have California permits to test self-driving cars. There are whispers going around that Apple is developing and maturing its secret automotive project at a facility which is simply known as "SG5", located in Sunnyvale, California.

Author: 0 'New Mutants', 'Deadpool 2' & 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Get Release Dates

Last month, Ryan Reynolds (aka Deadpool himself) uploaded a teaser of the film to YouTube and we've been counting down the days ever since. The movie, released in February 2016, was a sleeper hit, earning $783 million worldwide to become the top-grossing R-rated film of all time.

Research Tesla settles lawsuit with former head of its Autopilot system
Author: 0 Tesla settles lawsuit with former head of its Autopilot system

We'll see how this shakes out, but this author think it's time for Tesla to reconsider the name "Autopilot" until it's fully autonomous. A case has been filed in a San Jose, California federal court accusing Tesla's "dangerously defective" Autopilot technology of not working as advertised.

Author: 0 Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

France goes to the polls on Sunday with terrorist violence casting a long shadow over its fraught presidential election, after the shooting of a policeman on the Champs Élysées deepened already bitter political divisions. Last week, German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the French people not to vote for anti-EU candidates. However, the support of Fillon in the second round against Le Pen slid to 57% from 58% against 43% for the extreme-right candidate.

Research Moto G4 Play Will Get Android 7.0 Nougat in June
Author: 0 Moto G4 Play Will Get Android 7.0 Nougat in June

One thing about the Moto Z2 Play that isn't a mystery is its design. There's the familiar front-facing flash also seen in last year's model, along with the selfie camera. Notably, the source did not reveal anything about Moto Z2 Play's specs and features. It should also have fantastic battery life. This could very well indicate the company plans to announce the Moto Z2 Play on this date, which falls within the same week as Apples annual developer conference WWDC.

Research Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn
Author: 0 Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

The part of Earth facing toward Cassini at the time was the southern Atlantic Ocean. But before Cassini goes out all space-Viking-funeral-style , it has a few things to check off its interplanetary bucket list, including the closest-yet fly-by of Saturn's giant moon, Titan.

Author: 0 John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship

The RD Amross RD-180 engine powered the Atlas booster, and the Aeroject Rocketdyne RL10C engine powered the Centaur upper stage. The "SS John Glenn " Cygnus resupply spacecraft was manufactured by NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK .

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Author: 0 Trump's "big announcement" on tax to be broad principles

As it stands, only the executive order is available on the White House website. The tax overhaul "process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on Wednesday, so go to it", Mr. "The Treasury Department is the guardian of America's wealth, and a world wide symbol of American prestige", President Trump said a during brief statement before the signing.

Research Trump to Order Review of US Tax, Financial Reform Laws
Author: 0 Trump to Order Review of US Tax, Financial Reform Laws

In an interview with The Associated Press , Trump said the plan would result in tax cuts for both individuals and businesses. The president said the package will be released on "Wednesday or shortly thereafter" - just before his 100-day mark in office.

Research What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8
Author: 0 What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

At the Unpacked event in New York, Samsung acknowledged a "challenging" past year in which it "learned many lessons". Samsung unveiled its newest flagship smartphones - the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus after developing it for three years. Samsung promises better image quality whether the object is moving, in low-light situations or while zoomed. While the program is fundamentally similar to that of Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa, Samsung claims Bixby is "smarter" and more intuitive than any of ...

Research China names 'Indian areas' to assert claims
Author: 0 China names 'Indian areas' to assert claims

New Delhi would be too ingenuous to believe that the region belongs to India simply because the Dalai Lama says so. As the Tibetan spiritual leader toured Arunachal Pradesh , China warned India that it will take "necessary measures to defend its territorial sovereignty and interests".

Author: 0 Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

Opposition parties criticized the electoral board's decision to allow unstamped ballots to be counted. The Republican People's Party's (CHP) lawyer Atilla Kart formally lodged the petition with the Council of State on Friday afternoon, telling reporters the move was not "just for the "No" voters" but for the protection of all voters' legal rights.

Research Opposition wants Sharif to resign
Author: 0 Opposition wants Sharif to resign

Two of the five judges went further, branding Sharif " dishonest " and saying he should be disqualified, but they were outnumbered. The Panama Papers leak of 2015 revealed offshore accounts that were linked to Sharif and three of his children.

Author: 0 Samsung launching Galaxy S8 in India on April 19

Active variants of Samsung Galaxy S flagships usually have larger batteries, and codenaming it Cruiser, the company is hoping that the battery life would be longer. We'll have to wait and watch how Samsung decides to price its flagship smartphones in India. Samsung will announce the Indian availability and pricing details on April 19.

Research Sabal Trust CO Cuts Stake in Realty Income Corp (O)
Author: 0 Sabal Trust CO Cuts Stake in Realty Income Corp (O)

The stock of Avnet, Inc. 12/14/2015 - Goldman Sachs began new coverage on Duke Realty Corporation giving the company a " rating . The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.39% and Monthly Volatility of 1.38%. The rating was upgraded by TheStreet to "Buy" on Thursday, August 13.

Research Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests
Author: 0 Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests

Voting was already underway on Sunday when the electoral authority announced it would start accepting unstamped ballots - a decision that the opposition said should invalidate the results. The new system takes effect at the next election, now slated for 2019. This would allow Erdogan to rejoin the governing AK Party he co-founded, or to lead it.

Research Le Pen Loses Ground to Macron in French Election Race
Author: 0 Le Pen Loses Ground to Macron in French Election Race

The vote is being closely watched as a pivotal event amid a global swing to the right, including Trump's election in November and Britain's decision to exit the European Union last summer, a move the U.S. The spectre of an EU-bashing final between Le Pen and Melenchon - one of six possible line-ups - has caused nervousness among investors and thrust Europe to the top of the agenda.

Research Boris Johnson to make statement on crises in North Korea and Syria
Author: 0 Boris Johnson to make statement on crises in North Korea and Syria

So Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a USA naval base from South Korea. Otherwise it risks its alliance with South Korea and Japan. "So it can not be put on the negotiating table with the aim to rip it off", he said. I actually told him, I said, "You will make a much better deal on trade if you get rid of this menace or do something about the menace of North Korea" because that's what it is.

Research Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched
Author: 0 Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

Yoenis Cespedes (strained left hamstring) and Asdrubal Cabrera (sore leg) are out of the lineup and considered day-to-day. "But today it's quite a bit better". In order to replace the tandem on their active roster, the Mets have recalled infielder T.J. Rivera and left-handed pitcher Sean Gilmartin. Bruce has never played a game at first base while in the majors.

Research If You Respect Your Barista, Don't Order The Unicorn Frappuccino
Author: 0 If You Respect Your Barista, Don't Order The Unicorn Frappuccino

Here's what's really unique about Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino , it's only available for a limited time! The drink, which debuted on Wednesday, is a "flavor and color-changing creation" made with pink powder blended into a mango creme Frappuccino and layered with a sour powder topping.

Research Paris agreement not an effective policy
Author: 0 Paris agreement not an effective policy

The Agreement entered into force less than a year later. While efforts like California's landmark emissions cap-and-trade program, which the governor is working hard to get reauthorized past 2020, and the 2015 Paris Agreement on cutting back greenhouse gases worldwide are important, they aren't enough, the governor added.

Research US Vice President: US will work with Japan on DPRK
Author: 0 US Vice President: US will work with Japan on DPRK

North Korea's vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol told BBC that missiles will be tested weekly. "I have absolute confidence that he will be trying very hard" to handle North Korea , Trump said of Xi. South Korea and the U.S. have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North criticises as a prelude to invasion. That is a change in tone for Trump, who during the presidential campaign said he was open to talking with North Korea , and would even invite the ...

Author: 0 Samsung points to 48% quarterly profit surge

Its first-quarter operating profit neared the historic high of 10.2 trillion won in the third quarter of 2013 by adding 7.4 percent to the strong fourth quarter on a spike in both worldwide chip prices and demand. Lee who appeared in a Seoul court on Friday facing charges including bribing ousted president Park Geun-hye. However, Lee's involvement in the corruption scandal is unlikely to have any long-term impact on Samsung's brand, analysts says .

Author: 0 There may be an alien life in solar system

U.S. space agency NASA published the findings obtained by the Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope , indicating that conditions in which life may develop have been discovered on Saturn's moon Enceladus . Meanwhile, the hydrogen discovery also makes it more likely that methane is being produced from carbon dioxide on the moon, a process known as methanogenesis .

Research Prince fans to mark anniversary of superstar's death
Author: 0 Prince fans to mark anniversary of superstar's death

Kornfeld was scheduled to meet with the singer April 22 and a physical exam was scheduled for April 21. Meanwhile, his hometown of Minneapolis has declared April 21 Prince Day. "It became a sort-of normal - I feel so fortunate to have been there". "How you guys doing out there tonight", the 75-year-old Clinton shouted, before chuckling and adding "this afternoon, I mean".

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 chooses Google Play as default music player

While usually you can upload 50,000 songs from your collection to the service for easy streaming afterwards, if you have an S8 or S8+ you are able to upload twice that amount - so 100,000 tracks. In addition to fixing the red tint issue, the upgrade will also expand the color range of its screens via software so you can set any red tint even lower.

Research Free Final Fantasy XV Update Bringing More Timed Quests
Author: 0 Free Final Fantasy XV Update Bringing More Timed Quests

There's also a few other changes, such as adding Time Quest rankings and new songs in the music player. And in case you felt FFXV's music selection to be rather limited, Square Enix is adding more tracks to the library. Expect to see new timed quests arriving alongside a new ranking system. Final Fantasy XV was released past year for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Research City School District eyes 2.9% tax-levy increase
Author: 0 City School District eyes 2.9% tax-levy increase

See tomorrow's Times Free Press for the full story. The Cobb County School Board voted Thursday night to not renew the charter for the International Academy of Smyrna . "We are close to the regional average, however, we have work to do", he said. "As I understand, they're three weeks behind their normal turnaround", he said.

Research Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas
Author: 0 Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas

He said his pilots disregarded the warning. "I had earlier saw Subi Reef". There were reports the Chinese have installed a missile defense system on the reef. "He knows what he's doing", Arroyo told reporters. "These are our plans, the plans of the President and he said do it now and do not delay". According to analysts, if the incident is confirmed then this would be the first hostile episode in almost a year involving the two countries.

Research Visa's earnings beat estimates, shares rise
Author: 0 Visa's earnings beat estimates, shares rise

Riding on higher revenues, Visa Inc. Ltd. now owns 3,445,162 shares of the credit-card processor's stock worth $268,897,000 after buying an additional 3,024,860 shares in the last quarter. Visa had a net margin of 38.30% and a return on equity of 26.48%. Visa said its net operating revenue rose 23.5% to $4.48 billion. Annual adjusted diluted class A common stock earnings per share growth is derived from adjusted full-year 2016 earnings per share results of $2.84.

Author: 0 Dogs Helped The 13 Reasons Why Cast Deal With Their Difficult Scenes

After Hannah Baker's suicide, Alex Standall was the one who appeared to be deeply affected by the incident which resulted into his slow and steady diminishing will to live. "They had therapy dogs on set", Dylan Minnette, who played Clay, told PopSugar . On the contrary, it is Tyler who would be responsible and instead of sparing it (as the scene in his dark room could have made us believe), he would have chosen to start his massacre by Alex ...

Author: 0 BP workers discover "uncontrolled gas release" at North Slope well house

A leak of natural gas from an Alaska North Slope oil well was plugged by pumping salt water down the well. "Based on an overflight with infrared cameras, the release appears to be contained to a". Within an hour, they detected that the well also was spraying a mist of crude oil. North Slope production was up to 565,000 barrels a day in March, its highest level since December 2013.