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Sci-tech Turbulence Injures 26 on Flight from Paris to China
Author: 0 Turbulence Injures 26 on Flight from Paris to China

Xinhua said (in Chinese) that two violent bumps and many small bumps occurred over about 10 minutes. During that time, passengers suffered broken bones, cuts and other injuries as some hit the overhead bins and others were struck by falling luggage, according to state news agency Xinhua .

Sci-tech Group wants to ban sale of cell phones for kids under 13
Author: 0 Group wants to ban sale of cell phones for kids under 13

The retailers who sell phones intended for children younger than 13 could face a fine of $500 after warning. The adverse effects are also known as "electronic cocaine" and "digital heroin" because it can trigger an unhealthy high, similar to that of drug addicts .

Sci-tech YotaPhone 3 officially confirmed, likely to arrive later this year
Author: 0 YotaPhone 3 officially confirmed, likely to arrive later this year

Along with this, the phone has a 5.2-inch HD E Ink touchscreen. When Russian company Yota Devices launched their YotaPhone 2 smartphone, it made headlines not for some expected reasons from a smartphone. The new model is being developed by Chinese smartphone brand Coolpad . Reportedly, YotaPhone 3 will go on sale this fall in China, and even it will be possible to buy a modification to 128 GB of internal memory, however, already for $ 450.

Sci-tech Public Protector: Absa Must Pay Back The Money
Author: 0 Public Protector: Absa Must Pay Back The Money

Mkhwebane was speaking during a media briefing held in Pretoria on Monday. She said this failure constitutes "improper conduct and maladministration" and wants the SIU to recover the "misappropriated" public funds unlawfully given to Absa and investigate other institutions mentioned in the Ciex report.

Author: 0 'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte , joined other members of the royal family at the annual Trooping the Colour parade in London . Prime Minister Theresa May was greeted with cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she returned to the site of the devastating fire in west London on Friday after being criticised for not meeting victims in the wake of the tragedy.

Author: 0 Beyonce gives birth to twins

The photo broke an Instagram record, quickly becoming the most "liked" post on the social media platform. Beyonce and her husband Jay Z are the happy parents of twins: the singer gave birth to two babies very expected. Obama lists the similarities before saying: "Jay and I are also fools for our daughters". We may also know the babies' sex. "We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes", the Carters said in the post.

Author: 0 Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

A former grocery expert at Amazon predicted that the chain, nicknamed "Whole Paycheck", would add a selection of discounted food and build out non-grocery areas within stores, particularly for pharmacy and Amazon devices. The online giant a year ago declared its plans to open a physical grocery store called Amazon Go , a market without cashiers where consumers would be automatically charged based on the items they placed into their shopping bags.

Author: 0 Macron's En Marche movement winning France's parliamentary polls

That prospect worries both rivals and some voters, and makes the turnout rate critical. Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen registered a massive victory in her northern bastion of Henin-Beaumont, defeating Mr Macron's candidate as she won her first French parliamentary seat.

Author: 0 Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

The network said on June 8 it was combating a large-scale cyber attack but that all its entities remained in operation. The dramatic move comes after years of tension between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours, in particular Saudi Arabia, which has closed its border, severing land, sea and air contact with the tiny peninsula.

Author: 0 Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

It was the 30th time a player has shot 63 in the Majors - both Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson posted that score during their classic battle in last year's Open at Troon. At that point, he was leading by seven shots. Brian Harman is the leader at Erin Hills. Thomas was already on course for a share of the lead as he stepped up to the 18th having carded nine birdies against two bogeys in a spectacular round.

Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

A crowded local grocery market became more interesting - and probably more competitive - as online retail powerhouse Amazon announced Friday that it will buy organic foods specialist Whole Foods , which now has stores in Washington Twp., Mason and Cincinnati.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation. Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe. Pence tapped far-from-average lawyer Richard Cullen , who litigated the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, the Watergate affair and the 2000 vote recount in Florida.

Sci-tech Jean-Michel Aulas: 'Lyon want to sign Chelsea attacker Bertrand Traore'
Author: 0 Jean-Michel Aulas: 'Lyon want to sign Chelsea attacker Bertrand Traore'

Despite his progress, the Burkina Faso global is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge and looks set to fill the void that is likely to be left by Lacazette's impending departure. Traore, who has been at Chelsea since 2013, spent last season on-loan at Ajax and he enjoyed a good campaign, scoring nine goals from 24 Eredivisie appearances, while also helping the club reach the final of the Europa League .

Sci-tech Atari CEO Confirms New Game Console
Author: 0 Atari CEO Confirms New Game Console

The Atari Box is something I've been waiting for more confirmation on before running an piece on it, and well, it's time. Atari has not revealed any specific details regarding the upcoming console such as its development process, what games it would support, pricing or any possible launch window.

Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well this season. "The way that he embraced the opportunity in the Finals , it was unbelievable", Curry said. "Proving haters wrong, that's cool for me to talk about on Instagram or Twitter ". So don't tell me winning wasn't easy. Their speed, movement, and ability to share the ball and play together, combined with their will and ability to shoot accurately from long range has had ...

Author: 0 Amazon deal to buy Whole Foods could shake up Canadian grocery industry

The high-end American grocer is planning to operate its network of stores under the same brand, and maintain its current executive team. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017. The shopper's Amazon account gets automatically charged. Kroger , which plunged 19 percent a day ago, lost another $2.27, or 9.2 percent, and hit a three-year low of $22.29.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Revealed

The player in control of Cappy is also invincible, so there's no need to worry about dying or messing up while you're in control of the magical cap. Similar to Super Mario Galaxy , where players took control of a star and could float around Mario and assist him, the co-op for Super Mario Odyssey allows a second player to join in at any time and control Mario's hat, Cappy .

Author: 0 The Weekend Chat: Whose E3 Conference Impressed You the Most?

In particular he noted the responsibility that they feel they have with their install base. Also, the players will have access to Minecraft Realms which is a service for monthly subscriptions where you get a server to host your world, and that server is always online.

Sci-tech Missouri governor leads anti-abortion rally
Author: 0 Missouri governor leads anti-abortion rally

Louis. After more than 10 hours of closed-door meetings Wednesday, the Senate took up and passed legislation sponsored by Sen. The measure under consideration would also allow the state attorney general, now Republican abortion opponent Josh Hawley, authority to prosecute violations of abortion laws.

Sci-tech Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
Author: 0 Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Hodgkinson also shot Zack Barth, an aide to Texas Rep. Roger Williams, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika and Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, who were all expected to recover. Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job. Hodgkinson's wife joined him, struggling to pull their daughter out of the vehicle, as Hodgkinson punched the neighbor who was in the driver's seat of the auto in the face, witnesses told ...

Sci-tech Mobile roaming: New laws to cut costs in Europe
Author: 0 Mobile roaming: New laws to cut costs in Europe

The EU "is about bringing people together and making their lives easier". Over the ten year period that the European Commission has been bearing down on roaming charges , that risk has receded, and from today customers can call, text or download data on the same basis as they do at home.

Author: 0 Xbox was most talked about E3 conference on social media

Although we don't think anyone would say there's been any clear "winner" at this year's E3, in terms of chatter on Twitter , Facebook , and all the rest it's Microsoft who's been the most popular. Ubisoft managed to rectify their standing with the media with Assassin's Creed: Syndicate by introducing a playable female Assassin in the game from start to finish, but it turned out to be the worst selling mainline entry in the series.

Author: 0 Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns

Their chase was spearheaded by Fakhar Zaman (57) and Azhar Ali (76), who laid a solid foundation by sharing a 118-run opening stand. Babar Azam bats against England in the semi-final. Yet that day, England were playing on a fresh wicket , so batsmen found it easier to hit their stride. England had come into the semifinals winning 11 out of their last 12 ODI encounters.

Sci-tech Did Tom Cruise mess up 'The Mummy' by being 'too controlling'?
Author: 0 Did Tom Cruise mess up 'The Mummy' by being 'too controlling'?

It "wraps up" with an unearned act of self-sacrifice, and a completely stupid set-up for many movies to come. In the past, films were considered risky businesses. Morton must try to stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London. The result is devastating. Cruise's presence, especially, is disheartening; it's not a role for him (it seems to have been written with Ryan Reynolds in mind), and he puts no great effort into finding much in it.

Sci-tech Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea
Author: 0 Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea

The North's KCNA news agency said in a dispatch that the decision to release the 22-year-old American student followed a court decision. His father, Fred Warmbier , wearing the same jacket his son wore to a North Korean courtroom, told reporters his family does not believe the North Korean regime's account of how his son fell into a coma shortly after being sentenced at a show trial in March 2016.

Sci-tech Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting
Author: 0 Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

Speaking before Central American leaders at a prosperity and security conference organized by the State Department and Homeland Security Department here, Pence said he and President Donald Trump were "deeply saddened" when they received the news Wednesday.

Sci-tech It's safe to buy a new Mac or iPad again
Author: 0 It's safe to buy a new Mac or iPad again

The iPad market is a problem for Apple. But if you're committed to Apple, and you're looking for a tablet that can replace your MacBook for certain uses, the new iPad Pro can do the job. Viticci is a serious fan of the larger 12.9-inch iPad Pro though, and he does note that physical size limitations obviously prevent the 10.5-inch model from being as useful as the larger model when it comes to productivity.

Author: 0 The Tony Awards needed more Bette Midler, less head-scratching

The actress continued for several minutes before the orchestra began to play her off, softly at first, but getting louder quickly. Midler then went on to thank her many female role models before expressing gratitude for a whole host of others.

Author: 0 Uber may ask CEO Travis Kalanick to step down temporarily

Any void, critics said, would be tied to the sexist workplace environment that Kalanick did little to change. "If Kalanick did leave, we think it would be very hard for him to come back", Mr Cakmak told Bloomberg . Uber remains the dominant company in the growing car-hailing sector. Other women at Uber made similar claims about the same manager, Fowler wrote.

Sci-tech Mario and Luigi remake announced for Nintendo 3DS
Author: 0 Mario and Luigi remake announced for Nintendo 3DS

Bowser's Minions , Treehouse confirmed, is an entirely new, nearly full-length campaign that players will also be able to get their hands on. Right after playing the reveal trailer, Treehouse Live employees demonstrated about 30 minutes of game footage, which can be seen above.

Author: 0 Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Amazon Echo ($180); Echo Dot ($50), which connects to bigger speakers; the portable Echo Tap ($130); and Echo Show ($230), a speaker with a touchscreen and camera launching June 28 Google Home ($129) Apple HomePod ($329), which debuts in December Harman Kardon Invoke with Cortana, slated for a 2017 year-end launch.

Sci-tech Watch Tonight as NASA Tries to Create Artificial Clouds
Author: 0 Watch Tonight as NASA Tries to Create Artificial Clouds

At the same time, the multicolored clouds will allow researchers to track the movement of particle motions in space. There are 10 canisters of chemicals on board this rocket, which will begin to deploy about 4 minutes after launch. The US space agency will send a rocket up to create artificial, colorful clouds as a method to study auroras and the ionosphere. The vapor clouds will be visible from NY to North Carolina.

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