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  • A look at some unanswered questions of the Mueller probe

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up his investigation, but whether the public will get answers to consequential questions about President Donald Trump and Russia remains to be seen.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:31:19 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-Ethiopian Airlines commits to Boeing ties despite flight 302 crash questions

    Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it would keep close ties with U.S. planemaker Boeing even though questions remained about its 737 MAX 8 model, after a crash shortly after take off this month killed 157 people. CEO Tewolde Gebremariam also promised to work closely with an investigation into the March 10 incident, after reports that the probe was under strain because the Ethiopian authorities were not sharing information with international partners. Boeing has come under intense scrutiny since the crash, the second in five months involving its new 737 MAX 8 model.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:52:22 -0400
  • Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a "coup" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country. Lavrov said in a statement he had complained of "attempts by Washington to organise a coup d'etat in Venezuela" during a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:22:17 -0400
  • The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020

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    Ford gave new details about the retro SUV to dealers at a recent event.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:01:00 -0400
  • Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a slain black teenager pleaded for peace Saturday after the acquittal of a white police officer triggered an apparent retaliatory shooting at the defense attorney's office and touched off protests in the streets of Pittsburgh.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:48:06 -0400
  • Apple's new credit card gets compared to Billy McFarland's credit card scam

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    Someone didn't watch the Fyre Festival documentaries. Apple announced its groundbreaking new pay feature during its event on Monday: A titanium credit card with no card number, no signature, no CVV, and no expiration date. All of the vital information would be stored in the Wallet app, so it's less of a credit card and more of a physical way to pay through the app. As wonderful as it seems, Twitter users couldn't help but compare it to Magnises, the credit card/social club scam that Fyre Fest grifter Billy McFarland came up with before the disastrous music festival. Like Apple Card, Magnises' appeal was that the card was metal, not just plastic. Apple's new card will apparently be made of titanium.And of course, the whole cool factor. > Tim Cook after announcing Titanium Apple Card AppleEvent pic.twitter.com/QT1fsySyQA> > -- branchclarke (@branchclarke) March 25, 2019SEE ALSO: What you should know about Billy McFarland's pre-Fyre Fest scam Magnises> Incredible: Apple brought back the Magnises card> > -- nick lucchesi (@nicklucchesi) March 25, 2019> Apple Card is the new Magnises. pic.twitter.com/rYqkONHqnA> > -- William Needham Finley IV (@WNFIV) March 25, 2019> [throws Magnises card in the TRASH]> > -- Ryan Perry (@rynprry) March 25, 2019> Apple just dropped the new magnises titanium card AppleEvent pic.twitter.com/0U70GkUb3a> > -- B E A N Z | Currently stuck in Raccoon City (@PhotosByBeanz) March 25, 2019> Someone at Apple must have watched the Fyre Festival documentary and was like, "THAT. MAKE THAT. THE COOL CREDIT CARD."> > -- Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) March 25, 2019> Billy McFarland when he heard about Apple's Magnises rip-off, the Apple Card. AppleEvent pic.twitter.com/EL9v9GIREh> > -- chris harihar (@chrisharihar) March 25, 2019> this whole fetishization of a physical credit card is literally what billy macfarland did before fyre fest but ok apple> > -- Julia Carrie Wong (@juliacarriew) March 25, 2019> oh my god apple is launching a magnises pic.twitter.com/EapV8fS3g9> > -- Erik Hinton (@erikhinton) March 25, 2019> The Apple card is literally just Magnises. AppleEvent> > -- Eric Anderson (@Eric42Anderson) March 25, 2019> Apple just announced their own fyre bucks> > -- kraig (@kraigadams) March 25, 2019> Why should I use an Apple Card when I already have Magnises, the ultimate symbol of status?> > -- Eric Goldman (@TheEricGoldman) March 25, 2019If Tim Cook promises Bahamian bungalows and beachfront sets, it's probably time to run. UPDATE: March 25, 2019, 1:34 p.m. PDT Corrected "Apple Pay app" to "Wallet app." WATCH: The Simpsons is dropping its Michael Jackson episode

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:55:54 -0400
  • Cruise ship from Norway reaches port with remaining passengers after mayday, air rescues

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    A cruise ship stranded off Norway’s western coast that airlifted more than half its passengers to safety amid a ferocious storm has now reached port.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:27:50 -0400
  • Apple News+ is a $9.99 subscription service for magazines and newspapers

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    Apple's "show time" event kicked off at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET today, and Tim Cook has taken the stage. While we are excited to see what Apple has in store for the world of streaming entertainment, the first announcement today is about Apple News. As expected, Apple is making use of its acquisition of Texture's magazine subscription service and add magazines to its new service, which it has dubbed Apple News+. Over 300 magazines will be featured in Apple News+, such as National Geographic, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, and more. In addition to magazines, the service will also feature some of the world's top newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. Apple News+ will cost $9.99/month. All of the premium content can be found in the new News+ tab, which lives at the bottom of the Apple News app. You can save your favorite magazines as well, so that you won't ever miss a new issue. Apple also showed off covers with moving images, and demonstrated how the magazines have been successfully ported to both the small screen of the iPhone and the larger display of the iPad. Apple also announced that it will not share demographic or subscriber information with publishers, which explains why some major names didn't make the cut. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im5c5WR9vMQ As Apple explained during its keynote, it would cost more than $8,000 to subscribes every magazine and newspaper in Apple News+ separately. This is "the only place" where you can pay for access to all of them, plus, you can share your subscription with your family, so you won't all have to pay for your own accounts. And the first month is free. Apple News+ will be available in the US and Canada first, and reach Australia and the UK in the fall. If you want to try out Apple News+, you'll be able to do so later today after an iOS update rolls out.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:11 -0400
  • Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

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    After no winner claims the prize Saturday, Powerball jackpot increases to fourth-largest in U.S. history.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00:47 -0400
  • Five Key Takeaways From Barr’s Summary of the Mueller Report

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    The probe “did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election,” the summary says. This finding came after Mueller indicted two dozen Russians for hacking Democrats and social media meddling during the campaign and found that a number of Russians had contacted Trump associates.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:43:25 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Airbus close to signing aircraft deal with China - sources

    European planemaker Airbus is close to signing a deal worth billions of dollars with China following a delay of more than a year in the negotiations, industry sources said on Monday. The deal is part of a package of trade deals coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Airbus declined to comment.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33:38 -0400
  • Israel strikes Gaza after border bombs

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    Israeli aircraft targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip early Sunday after Palestinians there threw explosive devices at the border fence during "riots", the army said. Also Sunday, the health ministry in Gaza announced the death of a Palestinian wounded previously in clashes with Israeli forces. Palestinians in Gaza had thrown a number of explosive devices toward the border fence with Israel, one of which set off air raid sirens in the south of the country late Saturday, the army said.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 02:53:48 -0400
  • Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece

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    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Greek government voiced opposition Monday to the suggestion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia — a Byzantine-era cathedral that now serves as a museum — could be reconverted into a mosque.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33:13 -0400
  • Massive pileup shuts down all southbound lanes on the I-5 Grapevine

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    Southbound traffic on Interstate 5 at the Grapevine has been shut down after a major crash involving as many as 50 vehicles, Caltrans reports.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:12:22 -0400
  • All black everything: Ford offers Black Appearance Package for 2019 Ford Rangers

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    Ford has announced the new Black Appearance Package available for the 2019 Ford Ranger lineup. Since the 2019 Ford Ranger pickup went on sale in January of this year, over half of the models have been outfitted in either the Sport Appearance Package or the Chrome Appearance Package. As of Monday, another option is now available: the Black Appearance Package.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:27:34 -0400
  • View Photos of the Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 05:00:00 -0400
  • American Airlines to cancel 90 flights every day through most of April

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    The decision comes as a result of the FAA's decision to ground all Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:42:18 -0400
  • Amazon is blowing out Samsung Chromebooks with prices starting at $199.99, today only

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    If you've been waiting for the perfect time to snag a new Chromebook, today is definitely the day you've been waiting for. Amazon is running a one-day Gold Box deal that covers three different wildly popular Samsung Chromebook models, and prices start at just $199.99! The Samsung Chromebook 3 can be had for that minuscule amount, and it just so happens to be the best-selling model on Amazon. If you're looking for something that packs a bit more punch, the $550 Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 is down to $379.99 today, and the $550 Samsung Chromebook Pro Convertible Touchscreen Laptop is on sale for $399.99. Again, these prices are only good on Monday so definitely grab one while you still have time. Samsung Chromebook 3 * Up to 11 hrs. battery life on a single charge * Built-in security Features ensure you're protected from viruses and Malware. * 11.6" HD anti-reflective Display * Spill-resistant keyboard protects against accidental Damage * Intel Celeron N3060 Processor with 4G Memory and 64GB storage Samsung Chromebook Plus * TWEIGHT 2-in-1 DESIGN At just under 3 pounds, the Chromebook Plus is incredibly lightweight. You can easily fold it into tablet mode for comfortable viewing and browsing * BUILT-IN PEN Experience the power of the incredibly precise built-in pen that never needs charging. It's always ready to write, sketch, edit, magnify and even take screenshots * DUAL CAMERA Fold your laptop into tablet mode to capture clear shots and even zoom in for a closer look with the revolutionary 13MP world-facing camera with autofocus * CHROME OS AND GOOGLE PLAY STORE Create, explore and browse on a bigger screen with the tools you use every day --all on the secure Chrome OS * POWER AND PERFORMANCE Tackle anything with a long-lasting battery and Intel Celeron processor. Store more with 64GB of built-in memory and add up to 400GB with a microSD card Samsung Chromebook Pro * Display: 12.3" 2400x1600, 3:2,400nit * Intel Core M3 Processor 6Y30 ; 2.2Ghz Speed * 4GB LPDDR3 Memory (on BD 4GB) * Hard Drive: 32GB eMMC.Weight:2.381pounds. OS: Google Chrome.Spill Resistant:Yes, 60cc * Refer User Manual under Technical Specification for troubleshooting steps.Bluetooth 4.1

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:13:26 -0400
  • Gillibrand lambastes Trump outside his NYC hotel, says she agrees with Richard Nixon's view the public should know if 'their president is a crook'

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    “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook,” said Nixon. “Well, I’m not a crook.”

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:41:12 -0400
  • Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice Department

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    In a major political victory for Trump, who quickly hailed the announcement as "complete and total exoneration," Mueller's nearly two years of investigation ended with a finding that no one in Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated with the Russian government," according to a summary of Mueller's findings. The long-awaited report into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to help the Republican defeat his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, marked a major milestone of his presidency as he prepares for his 2020 re-election battle. Mueller himself did not reach a conclusion on whether Trump broke the law by interfering with the various probes into the 2016 election that have cast a pall over his presidency, but presented his evidence to Barr to make a determination.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:57:59 -0400
  • Some remains of Guatemala volcano victims unidentified: official

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    Guatemalan investigators have been unable to identify about 110 pieces of remains from victims of a volcanic eruption that killed 202 people and left 229 missing last June, a forensic official said Saturday. After months of testing, which included sending some samples abroad, about 110 remains cannot be identified, said the head of the National Forensic Sciences Office, Fanuel Garcia. "We have all of them and we are holding on to them, awaiting a time to carry out a collective burial," he said of the unidentified remains.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:28:32 -0400
  • Banning of manifesto raises free speech debate in N. Zealand

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    DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned the 74-page manifesto written and released by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:41:58 -0400
  • May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of Brexit

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    Theresa May will face up to her own desperately weak political position on Monday as members of Parliament move to take over Brexit policy and her own ministers plot to oust her. The U.K. prime minister is under pressure from colleagues inside her Cabinet to name a date when she will step down, with some arguing this would help her win support for her Brexit deal, people familiar with the matter said. May is hoping for one more chance to put the divorce agreement she’s negotiated with the European Union to a vote in the House of Commons this week.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 03:55:55 -0400
  • German family, stakeholders in Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread, to donate $11M over Nazi past

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    The Reimann family, whose JAB Holding Co. controls Krispy Kreme and Panera Bread, will donate $11 million after learning of its ancestors' Nazi past.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:34:03 -0400
  • The Ferrari P80/C Is a Two-in-One Track Car and Garage Beauty, and There's Only One

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    Ferrari's first custom track car is the most extreme 488 we'll ever see.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:21:00 -0400
  • After Viking cruise ship rescue, passengers concerned about cruising safety

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    Although cruising is one of the 'safest forms of travel,' passengers are concerned after this weekend's Viking Sky rescue.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:01:31 -0400
  • Qlearly catapults Chrome bookmarks and tabs into the future

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    As of February of this year, Google's Chrome desktop web browser owned a remarkable 65% of the global browser market, according to market research firm NetApplications. Microsoft's Internet Explorer is still the second most popular browser in the world, but it's not even close -- IE held just 10.23% of the market as of last month, and no other web browser even managed a double-digit market share. Long story short, Chrome is far and away the king of web browsers right now. Of course, just because Chrome is popular doesn't make it perfect, which is why Google hosts a thriving Chrome Web Store that's packed full of great extensions.Some Chrome extensions are designed to enhance specific websites. For example, there are a ton of great Netflix tweaks in the Chrome Web Store that make everyone's favorite source of streaming entertainment even better. But there are other extensions in there that are designed to enhance Chrome itself, and we recently came across a new one that you've got to check out.Qlearly is a very nifty Chrome extension created by Guillaume Bardet. In a nutshell, it's designed to modernize Chrome's bookmark and tab features by replacing their conventional interfaces with novel new ones. In place of the conventional bookmark menu, Qlearly uses "boards" that group bookmarks into columns so your favorite sites are always easy to find. Adding new bookmarks is a breeze as well, and there's a great search function so that people with tons of bookmarks can always find sites easily.You'll find Qlearly's full description from the Chrome Web Store below, followed by a download link for the Chrome extension. There's also a beta version of Qlearly available for Firefox, and you can download it right here.> Organize your favorite websites by columns and boards. Every time you open a new tab, your board will load within a second. > A modern bookmarks and tabs manager. ✨> > Organize your favorite websites using boards and columns. Every time you open a new tab, your primary board will load within a second.> > "I don't want to have 100 tabs open anymore" - from a new Qlearly user> > Stop wasting time looking for tabs or bookmarks. Organize them all using one of today's most common organization system; Kanban Boards.> > ➤ Save tabs in one click > ➤ Quick and unified Search > ➤ Unlimited boards and columns > ➤ Collaborate with your teammates > ➤ Create public boards and columns > ➤ It can be used with multiple computer at once> > Why did we build Qlearly? > > The primary reason why we built Qlearly is to help you save time and remain organized. As this is such a repetitive task, saving seconds can have a drastic impact to your workflow over time. We are here to stay, and plan to release many improvements overtime!> > FEATURES > > ★ Fast bookmarking> > Save all or a handful of your tabs to a specific column in the matter of a second by clicking 'save' in a column, or by clicking the extension icon, followed by the board/column and click the 'save session'.> > ★ Quick and unified Search> > To make it easier for you to find the site(s) you are looking for, you can search through all your boards. You can use our keyboard shortcuts to search even faster!> > ★ Collaborate with your teammates> > Collaborate on a board with an unlimited amount of teammates.> > ★ Shareable links> > You can share a full board or specific columns with anyone by getting a shareable link.> > ★ Keyboard Shortcuts> > We built numerous shortcuts to help you work even faster! You can search, create a new board, new column, save a session, open all tabs all within a second.> > ★ Current Session Drag and Drop> > You can drag and drop tabs from your current session to your board, instead of saving all tabs.Download Qlearly for free

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:22:25 -0400
  • Israeli military bombs Gaza after rocket strike

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    Five wounded as Israel strikes ‘Hamas terror targets’Hamas says Egypt has helped arrange a ceasefire Fire and smoke billow above buildings in Gaza City during Israeli strikes. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images Israel’s military said it had begun striking “Hamas terror targets” across the Gaza Strip, retaliating for an earlier rocket attack that wounded seven people in a neighbourhood north of Tel Aviv. “The [Israeli Defense Forces] has begun striking Hamas terror targets throughout the Gaza Strip,” the army said in a statement. Israel’s military said its fighter jets attacked multiple targets across the strip, including a five-story building in central Gaza City it said was a Hamas interior security office. The office of Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh, was also hit, and the Gaza health ministry said five people were wounded by the airstrikes. Militants in the territory fired at least 10 rockets towards the southern Israeli town of Sderot before Hamas announced that Egypt had helped broker a ceasefire. No casualties in Israel were reported. The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a trip to the US on Monday following the rocket attack and had vowed to “respond forcefully”. The army said later it was reinforcing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up reserves. “Israel will not tolerate this. I will not tolerate it,” Netanyahu said in the White House standing alongside Donald Trump. “As we speak, Israel is responding forcefully to this wanton aggression.” Trump described the Hamas rocket attack as “horrific” and added: “The US recognises Israel’s absolute right to defend itself.” Gaza’s Hamas leaders went into hiding, fearing widespread airstrikes on their bases and other sites in the enclave – the usual response after regular rocket launches during the past year. Hamas and Israel have fought three conflicts in the past decade, and battled in dozens of minor flare-ups since the last one in 2014. With little to show for any previous violence, neither side has expressed interest in full-fledged war. However, the strike obliterated the home of a British-Israeli family and comes during a period of heightened tension in Israel and the Palestinian territories. With a general election two weeks away, Netanyahu is under pressure from political opponents to hit back hard against militants, even as he has been counselled by military advisers of the futility of a fresh conflict. With opinion polls showing Netanyahu running neck and neck with his main opponent, Benny Gantz, the Israeli leader has sought to dismiss him as a “leftist” who is weak on security issues. Separately, this weekend marks the anniversary of a year-long protest movement along Israel’s frontier that its troops have responded to with lethal force, killing more than 180 people and shooting 6,000 others. Hamas, which backs the rallies, is expected to call for thousands to attend, while Israel has said it will continue its live fire policy against what it calls “violent riots”. Those protests were intended, in part, to pressure Israel and Egypt to lighten a punishing decade-long blockade on the 140 sq mile territory that has led to a humanitarian crisis and virtually imprisoned much of the population. But neither Israel nor Egypt have significantly changed their policy. Meanwhile, Hamas faces its own internal dissent against recent tax hikes and dire living conditions, and has forcefully suppressed local demonstrations during the past week. An Israeli military spokesperson said Monday’s rocket had a range of 75 miles, making it one of the farthest strikes ever carried out by militants in Gaza. “I have a simple message for Israel’s enemies,” Netanyahu said. “We will do whatever we must to to defend our people, and defend our state. After this meeting I will return home ahead of schedule, to lead the people of Israel, and the soldiers of Israel.” As a result of Netanyahu’s early return home, a dinner with Trump was cancelled as well as Netanyahu’s scheduled address to Aipac, the pro-Israel US lobby group. In an apparent attempt to de-escalate the situation, a Hamas official, speaking to the Agence France-Presse news agency on condition of anonymity, denied the group was behind the rocket launch, and even suggested the projectile was automatically fired by mistake following “bad weather”. The prime minister’s visit to Washington had been seen as an attempt to highlight his close and fruitful relationship with Trump before the election. Trump on Monday signed a proclamation formally recognising Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a plateau Israel captured from Syria in 1967. The proclamation declared the Golan Heights to be a unique case for security reasons. “Today, aggressive acts by Iran and terrorist groups, including Hizballah, in southern Syria continue to make the Golan Heights a potential launching ground for attacks on Israel,” the document stated. “Any possible future peace agreement in the region must account for Israel’s need to protect itself from Syria and other regional threats. Based on these unique circumstances, it is therefore appropriate to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.” “This was a long time in the making. It should have taken place many decades ago,” Trump said. Netanyahu said it was a “truly a historic day”, that “translates our military victory into a diplomatic victory”. He said that the Golan was “invaluable to our defences” and claimed that Israel had taken the territory “in a just war of self-defence”. He added: “The Jewish people have roots in the Golan that go back thousands of years.” The Syrian foreign ministry called the US proclamation a “blatant aggression” on its own sovereignty and territorial integrity. The ministry said the US move represents the “highest level of contempt for international legitimacy”. Russia’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, told the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, that the US intention to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan would result in a violation of international law. UN security council resolutions have opposed the annexation of land acquired by force, and rejected as “null and void” Israeli attempts to annex the area unilaterally.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:19:00 -0400
  • FOCUS-Apple's iPhone struggles unravel ambitions of Japan Display

    When Japan Display Inc broke ground on a new factory in central Japan in 2015, the future looked bright for one of the world's top vendors of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels. The plant would strengthen the company's position as the primary screen supplier for Apple Inc as sales of the iPhone 6 soared. Four years later, Apple's shifting fortunes have brought Japan Display to its knees and threaten to end Japan's long run as a leader in display technology.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:00:00 -0400
  • 70+ Delicious Ways To Cook An Egg

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:52:00 -0400
  • Man Charged After Kicking Elderly Woman in the Face on NYC Subway: Police

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    A Yonkers man has been identified and charged with assault after he was seen in cellphone video kicking a 78-year-old woman in the face on a subway in the Bronx, police said Saturday.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:43:42 -0400
  • Thai parties jostle for power after 1st election since coup

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    BANGKOK (AP) — The two top parties began angling for the upper hand in forming a new government in Thailand on Monday after partial results showed no group won a majority of seats in the country's first national election since a 2014 military coup.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:18:18 -0400
  • A Skeptics Guide to Managing the India-Pakistan Conflict

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    Washington's and Beijing's visions for the Indo-Pacific region are reflected in their reactions to the recent uptick in tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:39:00 -0400
  • Women are sharing their experiences of receiving unsolicited advances from men

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    If you've ever had to pretend to have a boyfriend or husband to get out of an uncomfortable or threatening situation, then you'll know that it can be a terrifying and isolating experience.But, you're not alone and these responses to Jameela Jamil's tweets are proof of that. SEE ALSO: This code word will help you when you feel unsafe on a dateThe star of The Good Place tweeted that she was shopping with a friend when a man made advances at her. She told him she had a boyfriend and thanked him, but the situation quickly escalated into one of harassment. > Was out at the shops with my friend. Man ogles me. Man then approaches me to give me his number. I explain I have a boyfriend but thank him for the offer. Man then threatens my career, saying I better remember that I rejected him. And then Shouts at me that I'm low class... ‍♀️> > -- Jameela Jamil (@jameelajamil) March 24, 2019Jamil tweeted about the time she said no to a man when she was 19 years old and he assaulted her. "Being a woman is truly, constantly scary," she added. > I once said no thank you to man when I was 19 and didn't have an excuse... and he punched me in the face. After that whether or not I have a boyfriend, I say I do. Being a woman is truly, constantly scary. It's like existing on thin ice. https://t.co/cw1BCc9XUB> > -- Jameela Jamil (@jameelajamil) March 24, 2019Women began sharing their experiences of similar instances. > throwback to the guy who insisted that me having a girlfriend wasn't a good enough excuse not to date him because "girls don't count" and managed to get all my contact info except my address and harass me from multiple accounts for months. now I say I have a boyfriend, too.> > -- Steph (@ValaBlack) March 24, 2019> I work as a server. I will say I am married to which the most common response is, "So?". The more cavalier say" I'm not jealous." I am a paunchy, middle age woman who is wondering when I will be old enough that this crap will stop.> > -- Natalie (@snat1998) March 24, 2019> I got out of service work years ago mostly bc of crap like this, which didn't stop when I got married. Couldn't take it anymore. Sorry it's still going on! (From one paunchy middle aged woman to another)> > -- Sami Feminist Killjoy Lee (@divasamilee) March 25, 2019> was in a bar once.Guy approached me aggressively wouldnt back off. one of my guy friends had to say back off this is my wife.aggressor said I don't see rings on your fingers! My guy friend threatens violence. FinallyAsshole leaves. Fun part:9yrs later I actually married my friend> > -- Amanda Moresco Von Lumm (@mandy_moresco) March 25, 2019> When I was serving, I had a decoy engagement ring. It's gross how often "no" wasn't good enough, but "I'm engaged" was. It's even grosser how often "I'm engaged" WASN'T good enough. > > -- Elle Young (@elle_yung) March 24, 2019> I got called a lesbian and told I was probably on my period when I rejected a guy his friend also spat a chip at me ‍♀️ and this this awesome girl came out of nowhere and started shouting at them. Not how I expected the end of my night out to go > > -- Kennise Darlsson (@kennydarlsson) March 24, 2019> I've had men online first approach me as "how is your husband?" And then when I'm alarmed and say "I don't have a husband" they use that as "ok it's go time, she's not legally bound to another guy!"> > -- Steph Lorenzo ️‍ (@StephLorenzo) March 25, 2019> A man once stopped me on the way to the bathroom at a work event and said "I'm looking for a date", I replied "can't help you" and tried to keep walking, he grabbed my left wrist, pointed at my (empty) ring finger and said "looks like you can". > > -- April Muller (@findapril) March 25, 2019Horrifying, to say the very least. WATCH: Women are still underrepresented in tech. Here's what Facebook has to say about it.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:37:40 -0400
  • Homebuyers to get springtime boost from lower-than-expected mortgage rates

    Mortgage rates are at 4.5 percent and aren't forecast to rise much for this year. Here’s what this means for this year’s housing market.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:04:03 -0400
  • Five decades ago, Boeing's new 727 jet also had a terrible start

    As Boeing Co and global airlines work to restore public confidence in the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes, they will have a play book they can use. This is not the first time that Boeing has faced a crisis after launching a new plane with innovative technology. Like the 737 MAX, the three-engined 727 was billed as one of the most advanced aircraft of its time.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:09:41 -0400
  • Mueller report, Apple 'special event', 'Us': 5 things to know Monday

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    The Mueller report aftermath continues, will Apple announce streaming service at 'special event', 'Us' and more news to start your day.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 06:08:51 -0400
  • Best Tech Deals in March 2019

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    Amazon Deals | Walmart Deals | Apple Deals | TV Deals | Gaming Deals | Laptop Deals | iPhone DealsNow is great time to shop for new gadget since retailers are offering solid end of season deals this month. We're currently seeing discounts on everything from PCs and laptops to game consoles. Apple fans will be glad to know that the 2016 iPhone SE is back. For a limited time, the Apple Store has the iPhone SE Unlocked (T-Mobile SIM) for $249. That's $100 off its list price and the best price we could find for this iPhone. It features a 4-inch Retina display, an A9 chip with M9 motion co-processor, and 32GB of RAM.  As an alternative, Apple also has the 128GB model iPhone SE on sale for $299 ($150 off) if you need more storage. Apple also offers Verizon SIM and TracFone SIM unlocked variants.  In our iPhone SE review, we were impressed by its powerful CPU, compact design and strong battery life. While its front camera isn't the sharpest, it sports an excellent rear camera with Live Photo support.  Ideal for anyone looking for a smaller phone, the iPhone SE is small but powerful. Whether you're upgrading to a 4K Smart TV or purchasing your first smart device, here are the best tech deals in March. Amazon Hardware DealsAmazon is currently offering many of its branded devices at discounted pricing. * Echo Dot 3rd Gen (2-Pack) for $39.99 ($10 off)  * Echo Dot Kids Edition (2-Pack) for $69.99 ($69.99 off via coupon, "KIDS2PACK") * All-new Kindle w/ 3 mos of Kindle Unlimited for $89.99 ($30 off)  * All-new Kindle Essentials w/ 3 mos of Kindle for $125 ($45 off)  * All-new Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle for $169.97 ($20 off) * All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet w/ Show Mode Dock for $109.98 ($10 off) * All-New Echo Plus with Hue Smart Bulb for $119.99 ($45 off) * Echo 2nd Generation (2-Pack) for $169.98 ($30 off) * Echo Dot Kids Edition + Fire HD 8 Kids Edition for $149.98 ($50 off) * Echo Dot Kids Edition + Fire 7 Kids Edition for $129.98 ($40 off) * Ring Smart Lighting Spotlights (2-pack) for $99.99 ($30 off)  Top Tech Deals Right Now * Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6-inch Laptop for $459.99 ($220 off, ends Mar. 27) * HP 2-in-1 Chromebook for $499 ($100 off, Core i3/8GB/64GB) * Samsung Chromebook Pro for $509 ($41 off, Core M3/4GB/32GB) * Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 for $498 ($103 off, Core M3/4GB/64GB) * Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 for $495 ($55 off, Celeron/4GB/64GB) * WD 10TB My Book External Hard Drive for $246 ($54 off) * WD 6TB Elements External Hard Drive for $109.99 ($80 off)  * Skullcandy Crusher Wireless Headphones for $99.99 ($50 off)  * Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbuds for $149.99 ($20 off) also at Best Buy * Blue Yeti Nano USB Microphone for $79.99 ($20 off)  * Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017, Wi-Fi, 512GB) for $749.99 ($249 off) * Soundcore Life 2 Over-Ear Headphones for $60 ($20 off)  TV Deals * Sharp 65-inch 4K Smart TV for $549.99 ($250 off) * Toshiba 50-inch 4K Fire TV Edition for $279.99 ($100 off)  * Samsung 55-inch QLED 4K 2018 Smart TV for $789.94 ($230 off)   * Vizio 65-inch 4K SmartCast XLED TV for $678 ($520 off)  * RCA 55-inch 4K UHD LED TV for $289.99 ($410 off) * TCL 55-inch 4K UHD (2160p) Roku Smart TV for $419.99 ($279 off)  Tech Under $50 * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker 1-Pack) for $19 ($16 off) * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker (2-Pack) for $29.99 ($20 off)  * Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker (4-Pack) for $44.99 ($55 off)  * AmazonBasics HDMI Cable (2-Pack) for $4.00 ($5 off)  * Lenovo Tab E7 7-inch Tablet for $39 ($41 off) * Logitech K400 Plus Wireless Touch TV Keyboard for $24.99 ($15 off)  * Anker PowerWave Wireless Car Charger for $35.99 ($10 off via coupon, "TOMS2551")  * Anker PowerCore 20100 Power Bank for $39.99 ($10 off via coupon, "TOMSBPC2") * Anker USB Type C Nylon Cable (2-Pack) for $8.79 ($2 off via coupon, "TM873CAB") * Anker Powerline+ II Lightning Cable for $19.99 ($5 off via coupon, "TM8454CA") * Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger for $9.99 ($2 off via coupon, "TOMSCC23") * Anker 6-Port USB Wall Charger for $26 ($7 off via coupon, "TOMSWC63") Smartwatch Deals * TicWatch E Bluetooth Smartwatch for $129.99 ($30 off)  * Garmin Approach X40 Activity Tracker for $174 ($76 off)  * Sony Version 1 Smartwatch for $69.50 ($80 off)  * Amazfit Pace Smartwatch for $129.99 ($30 off) * Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker for $58 ($45 off)  Phones * Apple iPhone SE Unlocked for $249 (100 off) * Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Unlocked for $649 ($251 off)  * Google Pixel 3XL Unlocked for $785 ($114 off)  * Razer Phone 2 Unlocked for $499.99 ($300 off) * Samsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked for $518 ($82 off)  * Up to $550 off Galaxy S10 with qualified trade-in  * Up to $400 Best Buy Gift Card with iPhone trade-in Cameras * Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera for $297.99 ($101 off)  * GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (White) for $159 ($41 off)  * Canon PowerShot SX530 Digital Camera for $249 ($130 off) * Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera for $799 ($201 off)  * Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Instant Camera for $99.99 ($80 off)  * Nikon D3500 18-55mm VR Lens DSLR Camera for $397 ($100 off) Games and Consoles * Microsoft Xbox One Games Sale  * Nintendo Switch Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Bundle for $328 ($35 off) * Nintendo Switch with 35 eShop Credit for $299.99 ($35 off)  * Far Cry New Dawn for PS4 and Xbox One for $19.99 ($20 off)  * Sony PlayStation Classic Console for $39.98 ($60 off)  * Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 or Xbox One for $40 ($20 off) also at Amazon and Best Buy * Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4 for $31 ($29 off)  * Call of Duty: Black Ops for PS4 for $35 ($25 off)  * Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox One for $30 ($20 off) * Xbox One X 1TB PUBG Console Bundle for $370 ($130 off) * Xbox One S 1TB Forza Horizon 4 Console Bundle for $199.99 ($100 off)

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:52:00 -0400
  • Palestinian journalist wins appeal over Gaza graft report

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    A Palestinian journalist was acquitted on appeal over an investigative report about corruption in the Gaza Strip Monday, according to Amnesty International and a campaign group. In a 2016 report for Al-Araby TV, Hajar Harb alleged that doctors were writing false medical reports to let people leave Gaza for treatment, one of the few reasons Israel allows Palestinians out of the blockaded strip run by Hamas. The appeals court in Gaza "acquitted journalist Hajar Harb of all charges and closed her file," he said.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:53:41 -0400
  • Adorable Easter Cookies You’ll Want to Make Right Now

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    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:37:00 -0400
  • The Latest: May won't support no-deal Brexit without House

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    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:51:30 -0400
  • Recreational marijuana faces crucial ‘razor thin’ vote in New Jersey

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    The governor of New Jersey is courting lawmakers ahead of a crucial Monday vote, as part of a last-minute effort to see recreational marijuana legalised across the state. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly have scheduled votes on the legislation backed by Democratic Governor Phil Murphy, but its passage is far from certain. Mr Murphy said last week he has been trying to persuade hesitant lawmakers to back the bill but still doesn't have the votes needed.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:27:40 -0400
  • U.S. calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

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    The Russian planes and military personnel arrived outside the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Saturday, according to local media reports, two months after the Trump administration disavowed President Nicolas Maduro. Washington has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's legitimate president and demands that Maduro leave power, which Russia has described as a U.S.-backed coup against the socialist government. "The United States condemns Russia's deployment of military aircraft and personnel to Caracas, which is another contradiction of both Nicolas Maduro's and Russia's calls for non-intervention in Venezuela and is a reckless escalation of the situation," a State Department spokesman said on condition of anonymity.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:04:37 -0400
  • This incredible NASA snapshot reminds us how gorgeous Jupiter really is

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    Jupiter, the "king" of planets in our solar system, is a hostile place you definitely wouldn't want to visit. The gas giant is a swirling mass of storms that stretch hundreds of miles deep, and the larger storms on the planet like the Great Red Spot are large enough to swallow Earth several times over.Despite its volatile nature, and the fact that nobody really knows what lies deep within the planet, Jupiter is still one of NASA's favorite photography targets because it's just so beautiful. Now, NASA is showing off a new, enhanced image snapped by the Juno spacecraft, and it's pure eye candy.The image might look like a single photo but, as NASA explains in a new blog post, it's actually the result of three separate snapshots captured by Juno:> Juno took the three images used to produce this color-enhanced view on Feb. 12, 2019, between 9:59 a.m. PST (12:59 p.m. EST) and 10:39 a.m. PST (1:39 p.m. EST), as the spacecraft performed its 17th science pass of Jupiter. At the time the images were taken, the spacecraft was between 16,700 miles (26,900 kilometers) and 59,300 miles (95,400 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops, above a southern latitude spanning from about 40 to 74 degrees.NASA uploads all of Juno's "JunoCam" images to a web portal where citizen scientists can apply enhancements that bring out additional detail. In this case, a citizen scientist named Kevin M. Gill spent some time sprucing things up and the end result is the lovely view you see above (full resolution here).Juno has proven invaluable to NASA during its over seven years orbiting Jupiter. The spacecraft has taught scientists about the planet's intense currents and storms, and revealed that some of the planet's most iconic features, like the Great Red Spot, are gradually dying.Juno's original mission timeline lasted seven years, but because the spacecraft was still performing well, NASA has since extended it until mid-2021.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:59:44 -0400
  • Prince Charles unveils Shakespeare statue, banters with Cubans

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    The Prince of Wales, who is a keen conservationist, and his wife Camilla were guided on their city tour by Eusebio Leal, an historian widely recognized for overseeing a facelift of the Cuban capital's historic center. "He told me the best thing about my place was the air conditioning," chuckled Josefina Hernandez, 58, who runs a private barbershop in Old Havana that Charles stopped to visit, sitting down in one of the antique swivel seats with red leather upholstery.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:11:12 -0400
  • Search for missing 8-month-old is now classified as a homicide, Indianapolis police say

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    Indianapolis police Chief Bryan Roach provided an update on the disappearance of 8-month-old Amiah Robertson.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:25:52 -0400
  • No, that iOS 12.2 update did not just give 5G to your AT&T iPhone

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    Sorry, AT&T iPhone users. Just because you downloaded iOS 12.2 doesn't mean that your current iPhone magically became a 5G phone.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:36:50 -0400
  • Behind in polls, Democrat Gillibrand vows transparency at rally

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    Branding US President Donald Trump "a coward" who is "tearing apart the moral fabric" of America, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday held her first rally for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination outside the Trump International Hotel in New York. Gillibrand emphasized transparency as she presented herself as a candidate defined by the courage and integrity she claims Trump lacks. "Look a this tower!" said Gillibrand, her hair blowing in the wind.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:06:48 -0400
  • Operation Varsity Blues: Yale rescinds admission for one student after college admission scandal

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    On Monday, Yale University confirmed that one student's admission was rescinded in the wake of the Operation Varsity Blues scandal.

    Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:50:50 -0400
  • Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand apologized Saturday for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying that she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for "speaking their truth."

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:53:45 -0400
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