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Science Turkey declares three-month state of emergency after failed coup
Author: 0 Turkey declares three-month state of emergency after failed coup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup. Secretary of State John Kerry stated in an interview with ABC's "This Week", "We're not holding back from doing anything, nor have we ever been".

Science Microsoft to Cut 2850 More Jobs in Phone Business
Author: 0 Microsoft to Cut 2850 More Jobs in Phone Business

Ever since the restructuring started a year ago, when 7,800 jobs were cut, the whole Nokia buyout seemed to have not given the results Microsoft had been looking for. The cuts are an example of Microsoft continuing to whittle down its position in the smartphone market, with the company's acquisition of Nokia back in 2014 now being nearly completely nullified.

Author: 0 Facebook's revenue rockets on strong growth

The company announced 1.71 billion people are using Facebook at least once a month, a 15 percent increase compared to the same period past year. "Our community and business had another good quarter", Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement.

Science Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away
Author: 0 Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away

She is survived by her daughter-in-law and grandchild. "For the past few days, she was in the critical care unit", P K Tondon, chief administrative officer of Belle Vue Clinic told HT. The two enjoyed great chemistry, but Mahasweta did not shy away from calling the Banerjee regime "fascist" for banning a rally and banishing anti-government newspapers from state-aided libraries.

Author: 0 Vicky Pattison 'will defenitely' marry Alex Cannon

Still wearing their finale outfits, the pair didn't seem to care who saw them as they were so wrapped up in each other - with Alex even giving her bottom a cheeky grope. "I'm petrified that could happen". Clearly not a fan of the Big Brother finalist, Pattison said she could not express her opinion of Evelyn on a "daytime show".

Author: 0 Star Trek Beyond soars at box office

The film has made $260.7 million since its release and has become a bonafide hit for Illumination Entertainment. With the two previous films in the Kelvin timeline of Star Trek films breaking the $70 million mark, Star Trek Beyond didn't manage that this time around though it won the weekend overall.

Science After tweet, Sen. Cory Booker says he prays for Donald Trump
Author: 0 After tweet, Sen. Cory Booker says he prays for Donald Trump

Booker responded to Trump's tweet on Tuesday in an interview with CNN , promising to "keep loving on him", despite Trump's "mean-spirited hate". "I'm not going to answer his darkness with darkness". I'm not going to hate on him. "I listened to the negativity, to the bile, to the vitriol, to the hate, that was spewed in that Republican convention", Booker said as Democrats opened their national convention here this week.

Science Sanders Urges Supporters to Back Clinton as Democratic Convention Opens
Author: 0 Sanders Urges Supporters to Back Clinton as Democratic Convention Opens

To thunderous applause, Sanders thanked Kansas Democrats for backing his candidacy. On one level, it shouldn't be surprising that the Sanders movement could carry on independently of Sanders himself. Still, the overall direction of the convention is uncertain, Froehlich said. "But I'd rather have four years of tyranny than eight". That wasn't enough to quell the frustration among some Sanders' supporters.

Science AMC makes $1.2B bid for Carmike Cinemas
Author: 0 AMC makes $1.2B bid for Carmike Cinemas

The deal from AMC Theaters represents a 32% premium over Carmike's stock price on March 3, 2016 , which was the last day before the deal between the two companies was announced. Carmike, branding itself as "America's Hometown Theater", owns 276 theaters nationwide, largely in rural or suburban areas. "Similarly ignored are the sizable transaction and company integration costs, as well as the leakage that will occur with the theatres that AMC is forced to divest after regulatory review".

Author: 0 Roger Federer to miss Rio Olympics

The owner of a record 17 Grand Slams titles turns 35 on August 8. Switzerland s Olympic association rued the withdrawal of Federer, his country s flag bearer at both the 2004 and 2008 Games, but chef de mission Ralph Stoeckli sympathised with the tennis star s decision.

Science Ainslie rebounds to share lead at America's Cup World Series
Author: 0 Ainslie rebounds to share lead at America's Cup World Series

The Duke of Edinburgh also visited the base on Friday before watching a practice race from the water. Oracle Team USA's boat, which lifts out of the water on hydrofoils even in the light breeze, is a far cry from the more stately schooner "America" which first laid claim to the cup known as the "Auld Mug" in the same channel off southern England 165 years ago and after which sport's oldest trophy is named.

Science Olympics-India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test
Author: 0 Olympics-India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test

NADA, India's anti-doping agency later confirmed the news. "He appeared before the anti-doping disciplinary panel yesterday, and the hearing process is now underway. "Narsingh was surprised with the positive result", Agarwal said. But Delhi's High Court last month sided with the International Wrestling Federation which ruled that Yadav, a 2015 world championship bronze medallist, had already qualified.

Science Anyone can now get Twitter's prestigious blue tick
Author: 0 Anyone can now get Twitter's prestigious blue tick

Oftentimes the dynamic between fans and celebrities or public figures on Twitter is only rewarding if the authenticity of the user being followed is endorsed. You will also need to have a public profile so people can see your tweets whether they are following your or not. Use a username that reflects your real name, or the company you work for (if you are tweeting on its behalf).

Science Overwatch tournament will be broadcast on TBS with $300K prize pool
Author: 0 Overwatch tournament will be broadcast on TBS with $300K prize pool

The Grand Final, which will be held in September, will even be broadcast live on both TBS and Twitch. Similar to the ESL Atlantic Showdown, ELeague's Overwatch Open is starting off with online qualifiers for European and North American teams, culminating with regional finals and finally the grand finals at the ELeague Arena in Atlanta.

Author: 0 Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

The shares of McDonald's Japan , which began selling Pokemon-themed meals, jumped 4.2 per cent. Pokemon GO has already been a major success globally, and that will probably be added to greatly by the Japanese market- Japan loves Pokemon, social games, and mobile games, and Pokemon GO is all three at once.

Science Two New Sonic Games Announced
Author: 0 Two New Sonic Games Announced

Many Sonic fans still cite the original games as series highlights to this day, so returning to their template seems like a promising idea. The article continues below. The untitled game is known internally as Project Sonic , and a short trailer was revealed during the Comic-Con event. Sonic Mania will be available for digital release in spring 2017 , while the second announced Sonic title will be coming in holiday 2017 from Sonic Team, the folks behind Sonic Colors and ...

Science Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service
Author: 0 Macy's tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service

The mobile tool has significant potential to help Macy's develop deeper relationships with customers by eventually offering shoppers help in styling outfits and other services. For instance, a mobile customer could ask where a particular brand, department or service is located in the participating store. "As more developers like Satisfi continue to build with the technology, we see Watson more frequently being delivered into the hands of consumers, and we're looking forward to learning more ...

Author: 0 Rahul meets Dalit family in Una, announces Rs 5 lakh aid

Some protesters damaged a state transport bus at a depot in Junagadh, police said. Meanwhile, barring a few incidents, most parts of the State remained peaceful. He said that government was not only concerned about physical violence but verbal abuses also against the Dalits, which "equally insult and hurt a person".

Science New Map Of The Brain Identifies 97 Previously Unknown Areas
Author: 0 New Map Of The Brain Identifies 97 Previously Unknown Areas

Researchers created a precise map of the brain using multiple types of imaging data of 210 healthy young adults from the Human Connectome Project . Scientists led by a team at Yale University have worked on a new technique which opens a window of insight into how brain cells communicate. The team plans to continue to their research, which they hope will help them figure out what areas of the cortex have not been discovered as well as what objective those areas serve.

Science Facebook's giant internet drone nails test flight
Author: 0 Facebook's giant internet drone nails test flight

Zuckerberg is aiming to reach 4 billion people - 1.6 billion of whom live far from mobile broadband networks. The company has not said who will operate the final drone fleets. We were able to verify several performance models and components, including aerodynamics, batteries, control systems, and crew training. We're encouraged by this first successful flight, but we have a lot of work ahead of us .

Science Japanese company to manufacture the last VCR ever this month
Author: 0 Japanese company to manufacture the last VCR ever this month

The news is the latest death knell for video tapes, which began to be developed in the 1950s and gained mass adoption in the late 1970s after Philips released the first home tape recorder in 1972. Sony, which was also a competitor in this field, announced at the end of 2015 that it would stop selling cassettes commercially this year. VHS was the eventual victor, and its VCRs became a ubiquitous home entertainment furnishing throughout the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

Science 47 years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the moon
Author: 0 47 years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the moon

An original space suit achieved $62,500, double its estimate. Social media users around the Earth are remembering "one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" for the 47th anniversary of the Moon landing. Four days later, the Eagle module landed on the surface with Aldrin and Armstrong inside; Collins stayed behind in the orbiting Columbia craft. "This was a truly meteoric result for the Space History sale ", said Bonhams' Director of History of Science and Technology ...

Science Pokemon GO helps Nintendo become worth more than Sony
Author: 0 Pokemon GO helps Nintendo become worth more than Sony

That's par for the course for the Kyoto, Japan-based company, which has its North American headquarters outside Seattle and has long charted its own course. The company didn't comment on its plans. Up next, Nintendo is preparing smartphone versions of its games " Animal Crossing " and " Fire Emblem ".

Author: 0 Pokemon Go to launch in Japan on Jul 20

But the sheer extent of that must be properly appreciated- as of right now, thanks to Pokemon GO, Nintendo's stock is worth over ¥4.5 trillion , which translates to $42.5 billion. Nintendo declined to say when the app would be released in its home market, and Niantic - which developed the game for Nintendo - did not reply to requests for comment.

Author: 0 Tesla's Musk says software changes could improve Autopilot

Tesla has been working on changes to Autopilot since May, after one of its Model S sedans failed to sense a tractor trailer in bright sun and crashed into it. The consumer affairs nonprofit said the Autopilot software doesn't do enough to confirm the driver is keeping his or her hands on the wheel, and it said the Autopilot name "promotes a potentially unsafe assumption that the Model S is capable of driving on its own".

Science Philippines: China should respect Hague ruling
Author: 0 Philippines: China should respect Hague ruling

The Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague issued a verdict Tuesday in the case Philippines vs. China , siding with the Philippines on all counts and rejecting Chinese claims that nearly the entire sea "historically" belongs to Beijing.

Science Cal student Nick Leslie, missing in Nice attack, confirmed dead
Author: 0 Cal student Nick Leslie, missing in Nice attack, confirmed dead

The Berkeley students were studying at a program affiliated with the global European Innovation Academy in Nice, the university said. "This is tragic, devastating news", Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks said after the Federal Bureau of Investigation informed campus officials.

Science Honda Cars recalls 190578 vehicles
Author: 0 Honda Cars recalls 190578 vehicles

The company has created a special microsite for this recall campaign within their official website where Honda auto owners can go and check if their auto is eligible for the recall or not using their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN ).

Author: 0 Court allows claims over lost GM car values, tosses others

Under terms of the government-funded bankruptcy, the company that emerged, referred to as New GM, was indemnified against most claims against the pre-bankruptcy company, or Old GM. General Motors' filings with securities regulators say there are another 101 US lawsuits pending that allege that GM's actions caused vehicle values to decline.

Science Blade Runner 2 Concept Art Illustrates a Gloomy Los Angeles
Author: 0 Blade Runner 2 Concept Art Illustrates a Gloomy Los Angeles

In September it was reported that a company used in the past by Warner Bros., the studio behind the sequel, has registered the domain names bladerunnerandroidsdreammovie.com and androidsdreammovie.com, suggesting the sequel might be titled Blade Runner: Android Dreams or simply Androids Dream.

Author: 0 Stenson leads by one

He's trying to become the first Swedish major champion and only the eighth player dating to Old Tom Morris in 1861 to win his first major after turning 40. Mickelson had to come into the green from beyond a TV tower in the left rough, but for "Lefty" it comes with the territory and he made another par the hard way.

Author: 0 Most Americans fear election of Clinton or Trump

In Colorado , Florida , North Carolina , and Virginia , Clinton polls ahead of Trump, each by more than five points. Last month's shooting at Pulse, a popular LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, provided Trump a temporary boost in certain polls .

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