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Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; expected to soak Florida

It's called a "subtropical storm" because it's something of a hybrid between a nontropical low-pressure area and a classic tropical storm. But make no mistake, ...


Increased carbon dioxide may make rice less nutritious

The drop in the nutritional value of rice could mean it would be a disaster for the health and development of the two billion people who rely on rice as their p...


Meet Alberto, the first named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season

If the storm becomes a rotating system with 39 miles per hour winds , it would take on the name Alberto and be the first of the 10 to 16 named storms predict...


Florida, Gulf prepare for subtropical storm Alberto

Their effects are exactly the same, and the move in the same pattern. "Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba and over much of Florida and t...


NDP, Tories tied at 37 per cent support, new poll suggests

Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford will be campaigning in the southwest, making an announcement in Woodslee, Ont., and then heading to Kingsville, Ont...


SpaceX is about to launch 2 NASA satellites into orbit

SpaceX's recovery ship, Mr Steven is heading out into the ocean to attempt to catch at least one half of the expensive shell used to protect spacecraft dur...


Worst nightmare of Amazon Alexa customer comes true

An Amazon Echo device recorded a Portland family's private conversation and sent it to an acquaintance in Seattle. According to the Kiro 7 report, the wom...


Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish

Bennett stopped the clock 3min 4sec behind stage victor Rohan Dennis to post the 56th fastest time The LottoNL-Jumbo rider now sits 10th place on the general ...


Michael Cohen's 'taxi king' business partner to cooperate with government

Cohen was not registered as a foreign agent of Ukraine under the US Foreign Agents Registration Act when the agreement was inked, the report indicated. As t...


Anti-sterlite protest turns violent in Tamil Nadu 20 hurt

The indifference of the Edappadi K Palaniswamy government to the demands of the local people and its mishandling of the situation came under attack from a cross...


MACC chief gives emotional account of 1MDB probe

Gani's replacement, Apandi Ali, who was handpicked by Najib, cleared the PM from any wrongdoing in connection with 1MDB in January 2016, bringing the investi...


Pope Francis Reportedly Told a Gay Man "God Made You Like This"

I even had a moment of seeking solace from a Black pastor who told me he could accept me as a Black brother, but "can't accept you as my brother in Christ". '...


Skull & Bones has been delayed out of 2018

Great news, folks. Ubisoft has officially confirmed that the Tom Clancy's The Division 2 release date is now March 2019. Ubisoft Singapore states that Sk...


Who is winning the battle of the smart speakers?

Google shipped 2.4 million speakers in the quarters, from 0.3 million the year before. As you can see from the table below it pretty much owned the smart spe...


Steam Link app now available for Android

What technology is the Steam Link app using to stream games to phones? Similar to the physical Steam Link , and much to my disappointment, your streaming ...


Pretty Much Everything About the HTC U12+ Just Leaked

Inside, the HTC U12 + is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage . It will reportedly feature a 12-megap...


Elon Musk's Boring Company will personally deliver your flamethrower

What's interesting is that in his tweets , Musk says that the reason for prioritizing passengers (and presumably the reason for the low fare) is "courtesy and ...


No Man's Sky Coming To Xbox One July 24

Only time will tell how much of a difference this makes for the sci-fi adventure game and if its enough to get the game back in the good graces of its players. ...


PayPal Buys Payments Startup iZettle for $2.2 Billion

IZettle initially sold a mobile credit-card reader, similar to Square's , and has expanded into software and financing services to support small businesses. Th...


NASA's CubeSat Captures Earth-Moon Duo

One of the backpack-size "CubeSat " spacecraft recently took a photo 621,371 miles (1 million kilometers) away from home. "We're looking forward to seeing the...