Author: 0 US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

The decision came amid increasing tension between the United States and Russian Federation, which warned it would track coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets", and halted a military hotline with Washington over the incident. Moscow, however, said it would now track US-led coalition air craft as "targets" if they operated in the zone west of the Euphrates River. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Soufan Center, a security and intelligence firm monitoring the conflict, said: "The ...

Research Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria
Author: 0 Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria

Another front is shaping up on the ground below, with Assad's forces, which are also battling the Islamic State group, reaching the Iraqi border in the distant east. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has announced that it is suspending flights in Syria as a precaution. "In accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of coalition-partnered forces, [the Syrian jet] was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet", a coalition statement read.

Research A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started
Author: 0 A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

European Union leaders warned Britain could end up with a "brutal Brexit" because of Theresa May's weak government . But, although likely to be a bumpy road, Monday's Brexit negotiations opened harmoniously, "on the right foot", as Michel Barnier the European Union chief negotiator put it, in the commission's headquarters in the Berlaymont - nearly a year to the day after the UK's dramatic vote to leave.

Research Queen, Prince Visit Volunteers Helping with London Fire Aftermath
Author: 0 Queen, Prince Visit Volunteers Helping with London Fire Aftermath

Many residents who spoke to CNN were angry at the Prime Minister's decision not to meet with victims when she visited the area Thursday. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). She stood for a minute's silence at the start of her birthday parade yesterday. This year, however, it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood.

Research Latest on two tropical storms moving through the tropics
Author: 0 Latest on two tropical storms moving through the tropics

As of Tuesday afternoon, the storm had maximum sustained winds of nearly 50 mph and was moving to the northwest slowly from a location 325 miles southeast of Galveston. Last summer was a sobering reminder that the threat for flooding with a tropical cyclone is not based on the intensity of the storm. That's the earliest a named storm has formed in that part of the Atlantic.

Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

His family said Monday that he first appeared anguished when he first arrived home, but died "at peace". The North Korean authorities released him "on compassionate grounds" on June 13th, in a vegetative state. Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the USA and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, to improve ties with the North.

Author: 0 Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea

The death of an OH college student who returned from North Korea in a coma is sparking outrage from the highest levels of government. Otto Warmbier , 22, returned to the USA last Tuesday, after he spent 17 months in North Korea where he was arrested.

Research Killer Instinct is Releasing on Steam
Author: 0 Killer Instinct is Releasing on Steam

At this year's Community Effort Orlando tournament, the Killer Instinct finals were on the main stage. There's no exact date or release window available just yet concerning the launch behind Valve's digital doors, but it's a welcome move almost four years after the game initially launched on Xbox One (via Polygon ).

Author: 0 South Korea president criticizes North on death

In their statement Monday, Warmbier's family said they believed the young man had found a peace of sorts after being flown home. President Trump said Tuesday that what happened to Warmbier is a " total disgrace " and his lengthy detention "should never ever be allowed to happen".

Author: 0 Press Secretary Sean Spicer might step down from White House podium

Daily Mail U.S. political editor David Martosko has been in talks to take over the role of communications director, according to Politico . Spicer - asked for a simple yes or no answer as to whether the president believes Russian government interfered in the 2016 election - said he's never had the opportunity to discuss that question with the president.

Research Severe weather possible Monday as strong cold front pushes through the area
Author: 0 Severe weather possible Monday as strong cold front pushes through the area

The main hazards so far are damaging wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. That's double the chances on Sunday, and severe storms knocked down trees in Western New York and Tug Hill. Our region is in a zone of strong winds from the south ahead of a cold front, ushering in abundant low-level humidity and warm air. The most intense rain is over, however.

Research Eclipse stamp changes with the heat of a finger
Author: 0 Eclipse stamp changes with the heat of a finger

The U.S. Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this summer's total solar eclipse . Even NASA uses Espenak's eclipse calculations. Remove your finger, and the eclipse reappears. Take before and after photos of the stamp pane with a group of friends or children placing their thumbs on the black disc of the eclipse to reveal the moon.

Research Delhi:Misa and Rabri Devi charged with Benami assets by tax department
Author: 0 Delhi:Misa and Rabri Devi charged with Benami assets by tax department

Benami properties are those purchased in others name to hide who really owns it. The department had carried out country-wide searches in this case last month. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, an important ally of the Congress-led UPA, has denied all allegations and earlier said he was "not scared" and would continue to fight against "fascist forces".

Research Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try clothes on before buying
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try clothes on before buying

The more you keep from your box, the more discounts you get-10 percent off for three or four items and 20 percent off for five. Amazon is now testing Prime Wardrobe , so the service can't be used to order clothes just yet, though you can sign up to be notified when it comes to your area.

Author: 0 In 'The Last Knight,' round 5 for the Transformers

The opening prologue to Transformers: The Last Knight might briefly convince you that Part 5 is going to serve up something very different. They sounded like the ramblings of a deranged drug addict. In the public eye for more than a quarter century-first as a rapper-turned-underwear model, then as a film actor, and now as a producer/entrepreneur as well-Mark Wahlberg, 46, has always managed to make fitness a priority, even when his travel schedule has kept him constantly on the move.

Research Diabalo 3 Necromancer Class Pack Release Date
Author: 0 Diabalo 3 Necromancer Class Pack Release Date

First off, players will get immediate access to the Necromancer class for use in the campaign, as well as the game's Adventure Mode. In addition to the new class, players will get a non-combat pet, two additional character slots and two ore stash tabs, although the latter won't be available at launch on console .

Author: 0 Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

But he is not reversing key diplomatic and commercial ties. However, the policy will allow United States businesses already engaged with Cuba to continue doing business. Remittances from people in America to Cubans are not to be cut off. And the U.S. government will police other trips to ensure travellers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities".

Research Trove of new horror species discovered in Australian abyss
Author: 0 Trove of new horror species discovered in Australian abyss

The penis shaped sea creature found in the ocean off Australia is called as a peanut worm , and the pictures of this freakish sea creature are spreading like a wildfire on the internet. "We're 100 kilometres off Australia's coast, and have found PVC pipes, cans of paints, bottles, beer cans, wood chips, and other debris from the days when steamships plied our waters".

Research Samsung to Unveil Galaxy Note 8 in August
Author: 0 Samsung to Unveil Galaxy Note 8 in August

The tablet will be available in Black and Silver colour variants. Running Android 7.0 Nougat, the Galaxy Tab S3 has a 6,000mAh battery, which is claimed to have 12 hours of video playback. Multiple reports have confirmed that Samsung has dropped the idea of implementing an optical fingerprint sensor under the Note 8 display. For a while, it was thought the Korean handset maker would abandon the Galaxy Note series altogether, but it was confirmed back in January that there would ...

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch receives its version 3.0.0 update

With Nintendo also still actively supporting the 3DS as a console, the update should make sharing friends between the Switch and its predecessor easier too. The Switch now has the ability to help you find them, lest they slip down the side of the sofa, as it can force them to vibrate, giving you an audible and tactile clue about where they might have ended up.

Research European court calls Russia's anti-gay law discriminatory
Author: 0 European court calls Russia's anti-gay law discriminatory

Bayev, Aleksei A. Kiselev, and Nikolai A. Alekseyev-a total of $48,000 in the case that challenged guilty verdicts from Russia's Constitutional Court. "The only thing that we don't want, is that someone imposes this orientation on Russian citizens who are minors", Lavrov told reporters in Moscow .

Author: 0 Portugal makes progress in containing wildfire but another blaze flares

Xavier Viegas, an expert on forest fires, said the blaze spread too quickly and violently for firefighters to respond in some villages, but the deaths have mainly shown shortcomings in communications to evacuate people in time. When asked about the plan for Tuesday, he added: "It all depends on the weather". The fire was still not contained by Sunday evening, with one of the four fronts remaining a threat.

Research Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again
Author: 0 Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Park Board Chair Michael Wiebe and Merran Smith from Clean Energy Canada, unveiled a new solar panel installation at the Creekside Paddling Centre as part of the project. Last year, Musk merged his electric vehicle company, Tesla, with his SolarCity business, to create a one-stop shop for clean energy. Solar jobs are growing 17 times faster than the general economy in the U.S.

Author: 0 Tesla report declares automaker 'not guilty' in fatal crash

The National Transportation Safety Board said the driver had been using the semi-autonomous driver assistance system for extended periods when his vehicle crashed into a 53-foot freight trailer west of Williston, Florida. While there is no conclusion yet what triggered the accident, investigators found new details from the witness who described the details of the crash.

Author: 0 New opponent for Murray as Bedene withdraws

The two-time Wimbledon champion is now gearing up to defend his title at Queen's Club, with his opening match taking place today against Aljaž Bedene. Wawrinka was beaten 7-6 (7/4) 7-5 by Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the Swiss star's first match since being thrashed by Rafael Nadal in the French Open final.

Research Microsoft and Accenture develop blockchain ID system for refugees
Author: 0 Microsoft and Accenture develop blockchain ID system for refugees

A Digital identity prototype has been developed by Accenture and Microsoft as part of a humanitarian project to provide legal ID to more than 1.1 billion people around the world, as well as seven million refugees, by 2020. Blockchain was originally used as a public ledger to track all bitcoin transactions. Blockchain technology is increasingly used in a wide variety of industries, from financial services to education and insurance.

Research Mohamed Salah deal agreed
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah deal agreed

If the deal exceeds the £34m Liverpool paid for Sadio Mane , Salah will become the most expensive African player ever. Liverpool have reportedly been in talks to bring the former Chelsea winger back to the English Premier League, but the negotiations stalled because of Roma's financial demands.

Research Longest day of year tomorrow
Author: 0 Longest day of year tomorrow

In the Southern Hemisphere, they're going to be celebrating the winter solstice. The word "solstice", ( Wednesday is the summer solstice) is taken from Latin, sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still). And, the weatherman says the humid, stormy weather of Monday is liable to break as today goes along with slightly cooler, but drier weather coming in behind.

Author: 0 NASA Discovers 10 More Potentially Habitable Planets

The talk among scientists at a Kepler conference in California this weekend is that it is closer to 60 percent, Alan Boss, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution, said. Discovering that distinction "sharpens up the dividing line between potentially habitable planets and those that are inhospitable to life as we know it", Fulton explained, likening it to "the discovery that mammals and lizards are separate branches on the tree of life".