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Google Photos Adds New Important Features

Google Photos Adds New Important Features He can share his entire photo library, or just photos of specific people, such as photos of Leslie, or photos of their daughter. There are two new sharing options being added to Google Photos - the first is Suggested Sharing . This features can roll out in IOS , Android , and Web and this new update will complete by the end of this week. And, as Facebook Moments , you will now have t... [Full Article...]

South African court bans schools from religious favourtism

South African court bans schools from religious favourtism OGOD asked the court to declare unconstitutional the religion policy of six public schools, accusing them of favouring Christianity over other religions. The Department will however study the judgement in detail. The ministry reiterated that the aim of the ruling was not to ban religious practices in schools but to protect children, emphasising that schools should engage in religion education r... [Full Article...]

ISRO's GSAT-17 communication satellite launched: 10 facts you didn't know

ISRO's GSAT-17 communication satellite launched: 10 facts you didn't know According to ISRO , GSAT-17 was configured around I-3K extended bus with a lift-off mass of about 3,477 kg. Outfitted with C-band broadcast transponders and an S-band payload designed for mobile services, GSAT 17 will join 17 current satellites in India's communications network. [Full Article...]

Facebook is becoming a go-to platform for live streaming sports

Facebook is becoming a go-to platform for live streaming sports David Nathanson, Fox Sports' head of business operations, commented that "Facebook is a social-media powerhouse and a great partner to help us grow soccer in the United States". The Champions League matches add to a small but growing roster of live sports programming on Facebook. It follows a deal Facebook made earlier this year with Univision Communications Inc to broadcast games from a top... [Full Article...]

Family Sues Water Park After Woman Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

Family Sues Water Park After Woman Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba The wrongful death lawsuit - which has been reported on several national and local TV stations since being filed - against the North Carolina outdoor recreational park seeks punitive damages of more than $1 million. Swallowing the brain eating amoeba will not cause a person to get sick, but inhaling it can, in some cases, result in death, if the amoeba progresses to a person's brain, where i... [Full Article...]

Lamar Odom Misses His Bromance With Rob Kardashian

Lamar Odom Misses His Bromance With Rob Kardashian American TV actress Khloe Kardashian sparked off rumours that she's pregnant after posting a collage on Snapchat along with her basketball star boyfriend Tristan Thompson during her birthday bash yesterday. Thank you to all of my friends and family for helping surprise me and for being the best anyone could ask for! Lamar also offered up an explanation as to why the men attached to the Kar... [Full Article...]

Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players

Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players Tickets purchased prior to sales being stopped will still be accepted by state lottery officials. Lottery players in IL won't be able to buy Mega Millions or Powerball tickets after this week because of the state's budget impasse. "The last time [lottery sales were suspended], the border communities lost 42 percent of their lottery sales, and it took them five or six months before they ever ... [Full Article...]

Supermassive black holes found orbiting EACH OTHER in groundbreaking research

Supermassive black holes found orbiting EACH OTHER in groundbreaking research One such galaxy is our own, the Milky Way - and perhaps someday, the Milky Way will become a binary black hole galaxy too, when it collides with the Andromeda galaxy in about 4 billion years. The discovery of the two black holes orbiting around each other is being hailed as a "groundbreaking discovery". This kind of radiation burst happens to be what he wrote his first-ever paper on when... [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights about to become a reality

Vegas Golden Knights about to become a reality Marc-Andre Fleury of the Penguins has made most of the headlines, but the Detroit Red Wings exposed Petr Mrazek , 25, the Washington Capitals left Philipp Grubauer , 25, and the New York Rangers Antti Raanta, 28. McPhee said Monday this would be the final day for teams to make trades as he will select his expansion team on Tuesday. You have 30 other teams giving them lists. [Full Article...]

Prince George and Princess Charlotte to attend re-dedication of Diana's grave

Prince George and Princess Charlotte to attend re-dedication of Diana's grave Prince William and Prince Harry will honor their mother, Princess Diana , with a service at her gravesite, Kensington Palace confirmed on Wednesday. Princess Diana's brother, Earl Spencer , walks through a carpet of flowers on the island in the grounds of Althorp where she is buried in Northamptonshire, on September 8, 1997. [Full Article...]

West Norfolk building inspected after Grenfell Tower tragedy

West Norfolk building inspected after Grenfell Tower tragedy The Met Police said that while they are using "every imaginable source" to identify the victims of the fire, the final death toll is unlikely to be known before the end of the year. She added: "We have been given a clear instruction from the fire brigade that due to the quality of additional safety measures, the building is safe for residents to continue to reside in". [Full Article...]

FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab

FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab It remains in draft form, and will still need to pass the Senate, the House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump before becoming law. The US military could be prohibited from using Kaspersky Lab's security products under a proposal being considered by the US Senate. The US government is reviewing whether to continue using Kaspersky's anti-malware software in its offices, wi... [Full Article...]

Tourist faints after finding out bracelet she broke is worth £35000

Tourist faints after finding out bracelet she broke is worth £35000 The woman was reportedly trying on the pricey jade bangle in a shop in China's Yunnan province when she chose to inquire about its price. The woman was trying on the jade bracelet and inquired about its price, while still wearing it. "She fainted because of the shock, but fortunately she is fine after having emergency treatment in the hospital", Lin Wei, who is one of the shop's owners, said. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong: the 20th anniversary of the handover to China

Hong Kong: the 20th anniversary of the handover to China But in recent years, there's been increasing interference from Beijing . "You could not have someone standing for election on a platform of making Hong Kong independent because that is simply not possible, it's not legal under the Basic Law or the Joint Declaration", said Powell. [Full Article...]

Iraq forces push deep into devastated Old Mosul

Iraq forces push deep into devastated Old Mosul Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, adding that his troops were only 50 meters (yards) from the mosque site. Iraqi forces, led by the CTS, launched a perilous assault on the Old City in central Mosul on June 18, eight months into an offensive to retake Mosul , the country s biggest military operation in years. [Full Article...]

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity Mrs May said that cladding samples from 120 tower blocks, in 37 local authority areas, have now failed flammability tests - a 100% failure rate. The Conservatives had expected to increase their majority in the election, but left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn energised voters with an offer of increased public sector investment. [Full Article...]

Major Veterans' Groups Voice Concern Over Senate Health Bill

Major Veterans' Groups Voice Concern Over Senate Health Bill But in recent years, the most important force in health care has been partisanship. It will also be a key moment for the senators of this Congress to decide what role the institution will play in decision-making in Washington going forward. [Full Article...]

Modi and Trump exchange hugs, announce stronger US-India ties

Modi and Trump exchange hugs, announce stronger US-India ties During the delegation-level meeting, the two leaders touched upon various topics ranging from purchase of military equipment to the bilateral relations between the two nations. The US State Department described Modi's first face-to face meeting with Trump as "successful". "This was a clear effort to break the ice with a government that is playing by its own rulebooks - the move seemed to have wo... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail Dassey's attorneys last Friday filed paperwork seeking his release from prison based on a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Dassey's favor. The state appealed that ruling. They contend that he's now 27 and keeping him locked up while state attorneys continue to appeal could cost him more months or even years. [Full Article...]

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier The U.S. -based China Labor Watch said police in Ganzhou in southeast China notified the families of Su Heng, Li Zhao and Hua Haifeng that they could go to the city and pay bail for their release. "There was a lot of blood". At the time, Hua Chunying, spokeswoman for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the men had been accused of using secret recording devices to disrupt normal commercial ... [Full Article...]


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