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Kavanaugh Nomination Another Chance For Mitch McConnell To Shape Supreme Court

Kavanaugh Nomination Another Chance For Mitch McConnell To Shape Supreme Court Conservatives will look to Donnelly, Heitkamp and Manchin as potential Democratic votes in favor of Kavanaugh , since the three senators face tough re-election races in the fall in red states won by Trump in 2016. Baldwin said that "powerful special interests in Washington " selected Kavanaugh , not the people of Wisconsin. Baldwin, like other Democrats who oppose Kavanaugh , cited concerns th... [Full Article...]

Pruitt Out: The Tumultuous Road That Led to EPA Chief's Resignation

Pruitt Out: The Tumultuous Road That Led to EPA Chief's Resignation Scott Pruitt did not have many fans among Iowa's congressional delegation when he served as EPA Administrator ... and that remains true following his resignation on Thursday. The article repeats similar refrains: Wheeler is a carbon copy of Pruitt, just with more Washington connections. "He came to me and said I have such great confidence in the administration I don't want to be a distracti... [Full Article...]

When will the heat wave end?

When will the heat wave end? Urgences-sante says it has been inundated by the volume of calls since a heat wave enveloping Eastern and Central Canada settled in for an extended stay over the weekend. Environment Canada said much of southern Ontario, including Toronto, also remains under a heat warning, with a humidex reading of 43 expected on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

SpaceX makes its 12th launch of the year

SpaceX makes its 12th launch of the year Biniok says is an arduous process that a responsive, hands-free companion like CIMON can replace. The space agency is sending a large, round, plastic robot to the ISS as part of SpaceX's latest supply delivery to the International Space Station . [Full Article...]

More Heat And Storms On The Way Sunday

More Heat And Storms On The Way Sunday The high temp on both Tuesday and Wednesday will be 92 degrees, according to forecasters. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can't stay cool. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. It'll quiet down through the overnight and into Sunday morning. Timing is best between 2-7 7 p.m.as storms move west to east across the area. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Make Supreme Court Pick, Anthony Kennedy Successor On July 9

Trump Will Make Supreme Court Pick, Anthony Kennedy Successor On July 9 CBS News has learned that the two leading contenders are D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett, both women. "The fact that there's a modest enthusiasm disadvantage isn't all that meaningful because there's already an enthusiasm gap for Republicans", he said, noting Democratic anger towards Trump. [Full Article...]

Blood Moon 2018: Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century Occurs July 27

Blood Moon 2018: Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century Occurs July 27 January 31 Super Blue Blood Moon: January 31 saw the Earth witness a combination of celestial phenomena - a blue moon, a supermoon and a blood moon . When this happens, it causes the Earth's shadow to block the sun. "A blood moon is the definition used when the moon appears bright, large and reddish in colour, and it only occurs when there is a full moon ". [Full Article...]

Trump under fire after revising ocean policy

Trump under fire after revising ocean policy It keeps families together while they are in custody , expedites their cases, and asks the Department of Defense to help house them. The children are classified as unaccompanied minors, a legal term generally used for children who cross the border alone and have a possible sponsor in the USA willing to care for them. [Full Article...]

SES-12 all-electric satellite successfully launched

SES-12 all-electric satellite successfully launched It will replace and augment the services now being provided on SES's NSS-6 satellite. "Blazing Internet speeds. Reliable cell coverage", declared Martin Halliwell, Chief Technology Officer at SES said. Airbus Defence & Space and the satellite will use its on-board electric thrusters to raise itself from its transfer orbit to its final operating slot. [Full Article...]

SC faces heavy rain due to storm

SC faces heavy rain due to storm Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Saturday for all 67 counties ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto . Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant authorised the use of the National Guard, his office said in a statement. Landfall is expected to be between Seagrove Beach and Destin in the Florida Panhandle. "If you are in an area under a storm surge watch or warning and have not heard whether ... [Full Article...]

Heavy rain in the forecast for Memorial Day weekend

Heavy rain in the forecast for Memorial Day weekend Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba and over much of Florida and the northern Gulf Coast and The Southeast States, that includes all of SC, into early next week. Tropical storm watches are in effect for Tulum to Cabo Catoche, Mexico, and the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio. Given how wet it has been, any areas that can pick up another 1"-2" of rain between now and Saturday... [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime members to get new discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime members to get new discounts at Whole Foods While boosting Amazon's bottom line, the Prime grocery savings could also induce a broader range of Americans to shop at Whole Foods, a store that has long held a reputation for being too pricey for many consumers. Prime members get fast shipping from Amazon.com and other perks, including access to its video streaming service. And in limited markets, Prime Now offered free two-hour delivery... [Full Article...]

Is the Nokia X6 Cannibalizing the Nokia 6 Series?

Is the Nokia X6 Cannibalizing the Nokia 6 Series? Dubbed as Nokia X6, the smartphone will go on sale in China from 21st May, for a starting price of 1,299 Yuan, which roughly converts to $204. Nokia X6 is constructed out of glass on the front and back with a metal frame. 18,090 for the 6/64GB model. Further, the phone comes loaded with bothie feature, which basically utilises both front and rear cameras to capture a picture. [Full Article...]

Honor 10 launched at Rs 32999 in India on Flipkart

Honor 10 launched at Rs 32999 in India on Flipkart On the back, the phone displays a dual-camera system with one sensor of 16 MP (RGB) and another of 24 MP (monochrome). on the front, the notch houses a 24 MP front camera . Much like the P20, the Honor 10 also uses 3D glass and metal, in its construction. It comes in Phantom Blue and Midnight Black colors. The Honor 10 is powered by an independently built-in NPU processor . [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 may actually make videoconferencing cool

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 may actually make videoconferencing cool This is accomplished through the use of 4K cameras that rotate with the device, integrated speakers, and far field microphone arrays that would allow anyone in the room to be picked up the mic when speaking. Despite the rumours and speculations, Microsoft remains totally committed to the Surface Hub product line. This device brings out the best bits of the Surface Hub 1 and advances all the parts ... [Full Article...]

NASA Announces It is Sending a Helicopter to Mars in 2020

NASA Announces It is Sending a Helicopter to Mars in 2020 Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in California, have been working on the Mars helicopter since 2013, but its late addition to the 2020 Mars rover mission came as a surprise. As a technology demonstration, the Mars Helicopter is considered a high-risk, high-reward project. NASA announced that the rovercraft will hitch a ride on the Mars 2020 rover , which takes ... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Kickstand Problems Finally Solved With New Accessory That Costs $20

Nintendo Switch Kickstand Problems Finally Solved With New Accessory That Costs $20 The ACS allows you to prop your Switch on to it and you can adjust the angle that is comfortable to you. One of the major features of the Nintendo Switch is its portability. A recent post on GameFaqs claims to have correctly predicted the official announcement of the Nintendo Switch Online Service , leading fans to take everything posted in the thread to be true. [Full Article...]

Test of alert system works for many but not all

Test of alert system works for many but not all McKay says anyone who did not receive an alert should contact their cellular provider. While the alert message was successfully received by many, some people reported they did not get it. The company that operates the system in Atlantic Canada said wireless carriers confirmed messages were distributed across their networks. Nova Scotian cell phones are expected to beep and buzz at 1:55 p.m Wed... [Full Article...]

Build 2018: Microsoft Cortana to soon work with Amazon Alexa

Build 2018: Microsoft Cortana to soon work with Amazon Alexa Microsoft's Megan Saunders shows off the first Alexa-Cortana integrations. You will also not be able to trigger Alexa using the Pixel 2's "squeeze" functionality. It's fascinating to see the Seattle region's two tech titans working together, and for users of multiple voice assistants, it's encouraging that they're giving it a try. [Full Article...]

New Details Revealed for Nintendo Switch Online

New Details Revealed for Nintendo Switch Online Only half of the titles in the initial lineup have revealed thus far, but they consist of some of Nintendo's best-known NES games , including Super Mario Bros . Note that Nintendo says, "for most " Switch games implying that at least some titles won't be able to support cloud saves and there is no indication what games might not support the feature now. [Full Article...]


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