Redskins Take Part In Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Redskins Take Part In Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to visit the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor at the end of December. However, observers said that Abe was not expected to apologise for the attack on Pearl Harbor. Twenty-nine World War II veterans - including seven Pearl Harbor survivors - were in attendance at the ceremony, and also served as wreath presenters. Read More

Pizza restaurant reopens after fake news assault

Welch, who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place, fired an assault rifle inside the restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said. The freakish rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. Some people noticed that Podesta was communicating with James Alefantis, owner of Comet Ping Pong and a major supporter of the ... Read More

NASA contract spacecraft will refuel satellites in space

NASA contract spacecraft will refuel satellites in space

Without the ability to refuel, a satellite's lifespan is restricted by the amount of propellant engineers can pack in its tank at launch. Based in Palo Alto, California, SSL, a subsidiary satellite building company of MDA of Canada, has been gearing up to launch a commercial in-orbit servicing business in the future. Read More

Tim Cook Scoffs At Rumors Apple Watch Is Struggling

Tim Cook Scoffs At Rumors Apple Watch Is Struggling

The way Apple does report sales to investors is through an "Other Products" business category, which includes the Watch, iPods, Beats headphones, and more . Of course, the periods Cook focused on are outside the period included in the IDC report. The company has revealed that sales of its smartwatch have reached a new high as consumers look to start their shopping for the Christmas holidays. Read More

Arctic sea ice at record lows, NASA says

Arctic sea ice at record lows, NASA says

Record lows for Arctic sea-ice extent have been recorded for seven months this year, including 19,300 square miles lost in mid-November, according to a report published Tuesday by scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center ( NSIDC ). Read More

Reliance Jio extends free services to 31 March

Reliance Jio extends free services to 31 March

Existing and new Reliance Jio users will be able to use data, voice, video and all of Jio's applications for free until March 31, 2017. The Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer kicks off on January 1, 2017, just a day after the Jio Welcome Offer - that also provides all voice calls , data and apps free to existing Jio customers - ends. Read More

Apple addresses iPhone 6s battery issue for China customers

The company has made a special web page for iPhone 6S users to check if their phone is within the batch that has been affected. Here's what you need to know. Apple provided the woman with a new iPhone but did not address the cause of the incident, the report said. "After intensive investigations, no new factors have been identified", Apple said. Read More

Google Says will Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2017

Google Says will Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2017

Google, whose data centers across the globe consume large quantities of energy, explained the choice to go renewable as a business decision first and foremost. Google began with a global target because companies often can not specify what type of power utilities supply to their facilities, and renewable energy is unavailable in some key markets where it operates, particularly in Asia. Read More

Buzz Aldrin recovering after polar evacuation

Buzz Aldrin recovering after polar evacuation

The late art-rock hero David Bowie might be waiting in the sky, but his namesake - Dr. David Bowie of Christchurch, New Zealand - is still here on earth tending to the sick. "I started to feel a bit short of breath so the staff chose to check my vitals", Aldrin said, recalling his experience. He said he was evacuated from the South Pole because he was showing signs of altitude sickness. Read More

Authorities alerting more families of warehouse fire victims

They say it was right underneath where the dance floor was during the party at Ghost Ship warehouse Friday. "We can see fire spread". Chief Melinda Drayton said. Thirty-six people are confirmed dead in the fire, which occurred during an electronic music show late Friday night in the city's Fruitvale district. Read More

PSX 2016: The Last of Us: Part 2 Story Details Revealed

PSX 2016: The Last of Us: Part 2 Story Details Revealed

More so since The Last of Us Part II stars the same two protagonists of the first game - Joel and Ellie . While the first game was about the love and rapport that developed between Joel and Ellie throughout their adventures together, this sequel is about hate. Read More

Gut Microbes Control Parkinson's Disease In Mice

The scientists conducted experiments using mice that displayed the symptoms of Parkinson's. When he and his team transplanted fecal samples from people with Parkinson's into the mice-which were raised in a germ-free setting and therefore not exposed to other bacteria or viruses-the animals' Parkinson's symptoms worsened. Read More

Ohio St. admin derided over call for compassion for attacker

When the alert went out about a possible shooter on the campus of Ohio State University, Morgan Ouellette found herself in the middle of the emergency that elicited news alerts across the country Monday morning. Authorities say Artan came to the USA in 2014 as the child of a refugee after living in Pakistan. "He did a fabulous job today", she said. The motive was unknown, but officials said the attack was clearly deliberate and may have been planned in advance. Read More

Scientists Reord Biggest Ever Coral Die-Off On Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Climate change, caused by human greenhouse gas emissions, is expected to raise water temperatures and temperatures in the Earth's atmosphere. The health of the Great Barrier Reef is widely thought to be an indicator for the state of the Earth's marine ecosystems, and the announcement made Tuesday that the reef is now experiencing the worst coral die-off in recorded history doesn't bode well for the rest of our waters. Read More

Magnus Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

THE VERDICT: Chess is on something of an upswing lately; "Magnus" follows in the cinematic footsteps of the recent "Queen of Katwe", and the game is constantly cropping up in mainstream media, including in an episode of "Doctor Who" written by Neil Gaiman. Read More

Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to walk on moon, evacuated from South Pole

NSF spokesman Peter West said a Safair cargo plane making the mercy dash to New Zealand touched down at Christchurch International Airport about 4:25am and he was transferred to Christchurch Hospital. "NSF will make additional statements about the patient's medical condition only as conditions warrant", according to the statement dated Thursday. On Nov. Read More

Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app

An extension of its previous, "secret" but exceedingly popular game offerings, which were limited to soccer, basketball and chess, Messenger's new Instant Games gives users access to 17 games at launch. Starting today, the app should be updated in 30 countries (beginning in the US) in order to enable the new gaming experience. " Facebook has not. And it's really exciting for us to do it in a way that can engage people on the Messenger platform", Olebe told to Business Insider in an ... Read More

Who should win Sports Personality of the Year 2016?

Who should win Sports Personality of the Year 2016?

While Team GB may have won 27 Olympic gold medals this summer, few were able to match the achievements of Michael Bisping . Peaty not only took the gold, but also broke the world record twice in the process. Dame Sarah Storey rounds off the cycling nominations. Great Britain Cycling Team head coach, Iain Dyer, paid tribute to the nominees . Two athletes from Maidenhead have been shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Read More

BT says still working with Ofcom to agree Openreach deal

BT says still working with Ofcom to agree Openreach deal

If BT refuses to fall into line with Ofcom's proposals it could be forced to make changes under measures that require approval from the EU. "Throughout this process, we remain open to BT bridging the gap between its proposal and what is required to address our strong competition concerns". Read More

Oil drops amid caution over OPEC meeting; stocks mixed

Oil drops amid caution over OPEC meeting; stocks mixed

Elsewhere, the South Korean Kospi ended fractionally higher, paring earlier losses after a speech from scandal-ridden President Park Geun-hye, who offered to resign from her position. At the time writing, USD/JPY traded 0.55 percent up to 122.56 and USD/CHF changed 0.21 percent higher to 1.10144. - Speculation that President-elect Trump will pursue inflationary spending and tax policies has weighed on Japan's currency and those of emerging-market nations, with odds of a Federal Reserve ... Read More