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Apple announces HomePod to compete with Google Home, Amazon Echo

Being able to listen to Apple Music is nice and all, as are the smart predictions the software can make, but it's all about being able to set that mood lighting while your jamming out. Underneath that fabric coating are seven custom-built tweeters and a huge four-inch woofer that is upward firing. Meanwhile, Apple's HomePod only has HomeKit announced up to now. Read More »

Ex-Top Gear star Richard Hammond in hospital after car crash

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Police spokesperson Gian Andrea Rezzoli, from the St Gallen police, said that Hammond was rushed to hospital by air ambulance where is now being treated for serious injuries - believed to include a fractured knee. "He is now being treated in hospital for a fractured knee and having the once over". Hammond, who was previously in a unsafe auto crash in 2006, is now being treated in hospital for his injuries. Read More »

Trump demands Qatar 'end' its funding of 'terrorism'

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Qatar is home to a vital United States military base. "We have to stop the funding of terrorism". Unlike Trump, Tillerson stressed the possibility of reconciliation and pointed to the human cost of the Saudi-led blockade, mentioning shortages of food, the way families had been separated and they way some children have been pulled out of school. Read More »

Sky Solar Holdings Ltd (ADR) (SKYS) Analysts See $-0.08 EPS

JinkoSolar Holding Co . has a 12-month low of $12.72 and a 12-month high of $22.19. ( NASDAQ JASO ) traded down 1.07% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $6.49. & worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. Morgan Stanley lowered JinkoSolar Holding Co . from an "overweight" rating to an "underweight" rating and cut their price target for the stock from $19.40 to $16.00 in a report on Friday, May 26th. Read More »

Wounded Theresa May vows to stay as UK PM

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For many, Corbyn's remarkable surge in recent weeks and his performance in an election that was prematurely viewed as a landslide opportunity for the Conservatives is a strong indicator of the electoral viability of left populism and of the strong desire for systemic change. Read More »

Aamir Khan's Dangal Gets A Word Of Appreciation From Chinese President

In a rare snub to all-weather ally Pakistan , Chinese President Xi Jinping skipped a customary meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the SCO summit in Astana after the murder of two Chinese teachers in Balochistan. It is their first meeting after India boycotted the high-profile Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing last month in which 29 world leaders took part. Read More »

Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

Their "fingerprints are all over the place" in terror funding, he said. "They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar". Qatar "paid Iranian and al-Qaeda-linked forces" the hefty amount allegedly to free 26 falcon hunters, 11 of whom were members of the ruling Al Thani family kidnapped by jihadis while hunting in Muthanna province in southern Iraq on December 16, 2015, according to a Daily Mail report posted on the publication's website ... Read More »

Pakistan an important partner in South Asia, Putin tells Sharif

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The two leaders discussed bilateral relations, including trade and economic cooperation, and also current global issues. "I want to ask the Prime Minister, when he spoke about Nawaz Sharif's health and asked about his mother, did the prime minister also speak about Kulbhushan Jadhav", she said. Read More »

Trump Claims 'Total and Complete Vindication' After Comey Testimony

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The president and his aides backed other parts of Comey's testimony , however, including portions where the then-FBI director told the president he was not personally under investigation over Russian Federation. The Senate committee recently received documents from former national security adviser Michael Flynn, in response to a subpoena. Comey declared that the Trump administration "defamed him and more importantly the FBI" by claiming the bureau was in disorder under his leadership. Read More »

Italy warned United Kingdom on 3rd London attacker

Less than two weeks earlier, a suicide bomber had killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester and, in March, five people died after a auto was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge. The three assailants were all shot dead by responding officers less than eight minutes after they were first called. France's foreign minister has announced that a French citizen was among those killed in the London attacks and that another remains missing. Read More »

Apple HomePod Siri Speaker Promises Amazing Sound Quality

Still, the promo shot on the Apple Store website shows a bird's eye view of the speaker which features the colorful Siri waveform in the center. In his talk introducing the device, Apple's Phil Schiller positioned the HomePod as a smart speaker for music lovers. Read More »

Drone crash causes power outage in Mountain View

Police are seeking help identifying the man who was flying the drone, who witnesses said drove away in a white hatchback. "When our officers arrived on scene, we were told by witnesses that a white adult man with white hair had been flying a drone in the area - which is not permitted - and the drone subsequently crashed into a high-voltage wire", the statement said. Read More »

The overlooked surprises of Apple's WWDC keynote

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The update to iOS 10.3 included a tool to detect apps that can not run in 64-bit mode. The first iOS 11 beta is showing off yet more features beyond those mentioned by Apple during the firm's keynote address at WWDC on Monday. iOS beta software and first and third-party apps and services typically don't get along. iOS 11 is no different. Phil Schiller, Apple's marketing chief, announced a redesigned App Store , getting huge applause from the developers in the crowd. Read More »

Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

Mattis made no mention of President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne will host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis - two of the most senior figures in President Donald Trump's administration - for the day-long AusMin meeting in Sydney on Monday. Read More »

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

At a press conference on May 25, Qatar Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani stated that Qatar had clearly been the victim of a campaign, adding that the country would stand against the attack. Some are prominent jihadists who have fought in Libya and Syria.Qatar has angered its neighbours for years by supporting the Brotherhood, a decades-old movement that calls for rule based on Islamic principles.The Brotherhood says it eschews violence but some Arab states call it a terrorist ... Read More »

Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

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The "green zone" is the unofficial name for the Kabul neighbourhood where all the diplomatic and Government facilities are located. The Taliban has been waging a guerrilla war against Kabul for more than a decade — ever since being ousted from power by a USA invasion in 2001 in the aftermath of 9/11. Read More »

Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

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British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. " Theresa May is certainly the strongest leader that we have at the moment", lawmaker David Jones told the BBC. It's a huge embarrassment for May, who called the early election with the aim of gaining a wider majority. When voters stunned him and Europe by voting to leave, he resigned, leaving May to deal with the mess. Read More »

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles

Under UN resolutions North Korea is barred from using nuclear and ballistic missile technology. North Korea has claimed it is developing a nuclear-tipped ICBM that could reach the continental United States . Thursday's launch is the fourth missile test by North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office on May 10 pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang . Read More »

European Union chief calls on May to press ahead with Brexit talks

According to Mrs Merkel, Germany waits for the election in Britain, at the same time, no need to underestimate that talks on Brexit should start as sonn as possible. "We want to do it quickly, respecting the calendar", she said in comments reported by Sky News. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted Friday as the election results became clear. Read More »

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in store spree

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. In a long handwritten note dated June 5 and added to his online journal, Stair said it was "time for me to go". A search warrant of Stair's home in Franklin Township near Dallas shows state police are looking through his computers, external hard drives, and three DVDS labeled "goodbye", among other things. Read More »

What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

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The Liberal Democrats , meanwhile, took an additional two seats. Ms Swinson had held the seat for a decade before being ousted by Mr Nicolson in 2015. Mr Corbyn and his most senior party loyalists, who had previously been discouraged from visiting Scotland , should turn their gaze towards it and call Ms Dugdale, Mr Murray and their superannuated team of advisors to account. Read More »

What might it cost UK's Theresa May to remain in power?

May had called the snap election in hopes of garnering a strong mandate for the Brexit negotiations . "She's staying, for now", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", Michel Barnier said. Few Europeans voiced much sympathy for Ms May. As the dust settles, one issue will become the focus for investors: whether Britain is more or less likely to retain privileged access to the EU's single market. Read More »

Apple Announces 10.5 Inch iPad Pro With Thin Borders At WWDC 2017

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The base 21.5-inch model will utilize Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, while the mid-range 21.5-inch model will feature a Retina 4K display and Radeon Pro 555 and 560 discrete graphics. This includes interactions with the Apple Pencil, which Apple says will feel more "fluid" than ever, as well as reducing battery consumption. - A redesigned app switcher that makes it easier to move between active apps. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Tweets Emojis Everywhere, What Does It Mean?

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The question was prompted after Comey said Thursday during his testimony that he feared the president "might lie" about the nature of his conversations with Trump . Trump was in meetings with his Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster the 'majority of the morning'. Read More »