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by | May 13, 2017 | 08:41

Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. In a video broadcast on the BBC and ITV, the TV and stage star said: "The choice at this General Election could not be clearer". Corbyn's manifesto commits Britain to spending 2 per cent of GDP on defence and to keep the Trident nuclear weapons system (although it warns that it should be used with caution).

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:53

US and South Korean intelligence officials dismissed the accusations. During his presidential campaign, Moon announced his plan to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, according to which South Korea would break out of the diplomacy and security crisis by taking the lead in pushing for North Korea's denuclearization.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:10

When Raphael Varane brought down Fernando Torres four minutes later and Antoine Griezmann converted the penalty, the comeback seemed a real possibility. Atletico ends its Champions League campaign without a shot at the title and with its fourth straight elimination to its powerful Spanish rival. Karim Benzema somehow escaped the attention of three Atletico defenders on the by-line and cut the ball back for Toni Kroos.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:10

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration had hoped to launch the Space Launch System , or SLS, rocket in November 2018. EM-1 is meant to be both the inaugural launch of SLS - the rocketry system meant to facilitate heavy-payload missions into deep space - and a more robust test of Orion by flying it out to a retrograde orbit around the moon.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:03

The Seattle fault, part of a regional system of faults, runs east-west from Kitsap County to Sammamish. "Our worst fear is an quake on the Seattle fault. Local seismologists aren't sure whether the swarm of minor earthquakes near Bremerton, and other temblors, may signal the coming of a much larger event.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:26

Hood's point with the KPIs was that Microsoft's various software offerings - Windows, its Azure cloud computing service, LinkedIn , its " Office 365 " online productivity suite - feed into one another more than is reflected on the income statement.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:04

The native development support for Android, iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS comes through Xamarin, Microsoft notes, which the software giant purchased over a year ago to beef up its position in the mobile market. Visual Studio for Mac , available at no extra cost to current Visual Studio subscribers, is largely based on Xamarin, which Microsoft acquired previous year.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:54

This is, obviously, the biggest product launch at the #MicrosoftEDU event. Windows 10 S will be first seen in the new 13-inch Surface Laptop that was announced alongside it. Office 365 for Education will be free for students and teachers, and Windows 10 S will be available for all schools with Windows 10 Pro PCs. But the perks of Windows 10 S come with a trade-off: You'll be able to download and run apps from only the Windows Store, the app store built into Windows 10.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:51

But Chinese companies already have long-term contracts with non-U.S. suppliers for more LNG than domestic demand requires through at least 2023, and USA exports face competition from producers in the Asia-Pacific region. "The U.S.is keen for a slice of the pie", said Massimo Di-Odoardo, WoodMac's head of global gas and LNG research. "Developers will now be able to target Chinese buyers directly, potentially supporting project financing".

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:48

The two-year prison sentence was a surprise outcome after prosecutors had recommended two years of probation. The trial was exclusively a criminal one and the court disagreed that the case had "political aspects". "This is a sad day for equality among citizens in Indonesia". Indonesia is a multi-ethnic, multi-sectarian society that, until recently, was known for its tolerance of religious and ethnic minorities.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:27

With all the attention surrounding Windows 10 S right now, it's easy to forget that Microsoft has another variant of Windows 10 arriving later this year. A date for the arrival of iTunes to the Windows Store has not yet been announced. Observers say that it will mean you can download any old Win32 app from the internet, install it, and run it on a computer running Windows 10 ARM.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:06

It also came on the same day Whole Foods announced a shake up of its board of directors, including the exit of five members and the naming of a new chairperson. Volume on the day was 5 million shares. As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was downgraded by Northcoast. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:36

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, draped on each side by the American and Alaska flags, speaks at the welcoming ceremony to kick off Arctic Council events in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. This is a significant opportunity for Alaskans and people of the Arctic to showcase our ways of life, priorities, and perspectives to people from all over the world...

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:07

He raised his price target to $123, 13% higher than current levels. (NASDAQ:EA) is relative to its assets, the ROA value is displayed at 18.40%. The company's current price-earnings ratio amounts to 23.53 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 46.57 times earnings.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:10

Drugs from three of Roche's rivals - Pfizer's (PFE) Bavencio, Bristol-Myers' ( BMY ) Opdivo and Merck's Keytruda - all belong to a class of drugs that block the interaction between a PD-1 protein on an immune system cell and the PD-L1 protein on the surface of a cancer cell to help the immune system identify the cancer.

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:56

The NRO would not say what its satellite will do in orbit , but the agency is in charge of the country's spy satellites. It is not known when SpaceX will fly its next used Falcon 9 , but there are good chances that we will see previously flown first stages being used in both commercial launches and military missions at some point.

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:47

Google says Project Treble will make the Android framework more like the apps landscape, where a developer can write a single app that can run on millions of different pieces of hardware. Now, OEMs can bypass chip vendors like Qualcomm. Here's the thing: Android version updates are a painfully slow affair for every device that isn't a Nexus or Pixel.

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:03

The rookie quarterback drove to the team's facilities in his 1997 Toyota Camry, a auto he inherited from his grandmother. The rookie QB showed up in style driving his grandma's 1997 Toyota Camry, which apparently has more than 170,000 miles on it.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:52

Mourinho accepts it could well be seen as a season-defining match, but believes the groundwork put in during this taxing first season means the campaign has been a success already. and as the ball eventually went behind him [Guidetti], my soul returned to my body". Trips to Tottenham and Southampton are followed by Crystal Palace's visit to Old Trafford - a match that comes just three days before the Europa League final.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:07

Last month's Windows 10 Creators update is still fresh on hundreds of millions of devices, but Microsoft is already touting new capabilities that will arrive with the next update of the operating system this fall. Other announcements included new mixed-reality controller to work with Windows-compatible virtual reality and augmented reality headsets. Bash on Ubuntu for Windows is now available in the Windows Store, and Microsoft is working with SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux to bring other ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:16

The company's last traded volume of 14.02 million shares was above it's an average volume of 18.02 million shares. Last year, Wells Fargo also set two-year targets for return on efficiency and return on assets. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.78%. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv reported 0.62% in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:18

Microsoft is planning to release a second Creators Update for Windows 10 later this year, the company announced at its Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle . There are also a number of third-party tools that do automatic editing, like Replay. "Windows will help you roam from device to device using the Microsoft Graph".

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:54

Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store. The app finds collections of content and automatically brings it all together into video stories with a soundtrack, theme, and transitions. "We are working with developers to create this new frontier in computing and want any developer to get a Windows Mixed Reality dev kit", Myerson said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:34

The one millionth 911 is based on the Carrera S model, but it's unique features make it a one-off creation and it has been commissioned for display at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Porsche is also keen to point out that 32,365 911s were delivered previous year; perhaps a less notable stat than the others, but evidence of the car's continued success.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:56

As expected, Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus topped this listing. The OPPO R9s and Samsung's Galaxy J3 and J5 devices account for third, fourth and fifth places respectively. Two reports come from Strategy Analytics and Scientia Mobile are the latest icing on the cake for iPhone predictions as we wait on Apple's next-generation devices.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:58

Some on social media were angered at the verdict and accused the court of intolerance. "This decision places that position in jeopardy and raises concerns about Indonesia's future as an open, tolerant, diverse society", said Charles Santiago, a member of the Malaysian Parliament and chair of ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR).

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:11

There's a Snapdragon 430 chipset inside this phone, which makes me doubt its performance credentials, and even though Samsung has packed in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage it still doesn't feel like the powerhouse I'd hoped for. The Galaxy Folder 1 was launched in July 2015. We should start seeing some of these units pop up soon on e-commerce sites such as eBay. There are new versions of both of these devices and both are nice improvements over last year's models.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:44

It won't come as any surprise, then, that you'll be able to pick Alan Wake and all of its DLC up seriously cheap on Steam this weekend in what Remedy is calling the Alan Wake Sunset Sale. However, another entity got the rights to the original game's music, causing this problem. The Rock Band and Guitar Hero series is notorious for this, with many DLC songs appearing and disappearing due to license problems.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:15

The official start time, 9:08am (1308 GMT), was about two hours after it was supposed to begin, according to Nasa . The hose is one of two that provide water, oxygen, power, cooling and communications for astronauts before they float outside.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:06

The Watch was paired with an AI-based algorithm and involved 6,158 participants recruited through the Cardiogram app. Majority of the participants in the UCSF Health eHeart study had normal EKG readings. Cardiograms deep neural networks was tested against 51 in-hospital cardioversions- a process for restoring hearts normal rhythm- and this confirmed that it achieved 97% accuracy through the neural networks in detecting irregular heart rhythms.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:17

He initially mistook the vast bloated mass for a stranded boat. It is not clear how the mystery monster met its demise, but it is thought to hav been dead for at least three days before it was found. Most marine mammals that die at sea never wash up on beaches, according to National Geographic . In February, a mysterious hairy, white blob washed up in the Philippines, baffling locals.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:00

I'm all about my Stephen King TV. Outside of the Oscar-winning Barry Jenkins drama, Holland is also known for Sugar, 42, Selma , and the upcoming A Wrinkle in Time adaptation from Ava DuVernay. CASTLE ROCK is based on the Stephen King universe and comes to us from executive producers J. J. Abrams, Dustin Thomason, and Sam Shaw. The fictional ME town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King's literary career: Cujo , The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:07

The operation went smoothly on Monday, marking SpaceX's first flight for the U.S. Department of Defense . Previously, three first stage boosters successfully landed there after dispatching satellites into orbit . NROL-76, the designation for the classified satellite launch, was SpaceX's first dedicated mission for the military. "Tough call, as high altitude wind shear was at 98.6% of the theoretical load limit".

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:17

Suspended AAP member Kapil Mishra today decided to make public a letter from his mother to party chief Kejriwal, in which she chides him for "spreading falsehoods" about her son and for "outright lying". "My aides caught hold of him and the police came and whisked him away", Mishra had said. Echoing similar sentiment, another BJP leader R.P. Singh asserted that AAP was afraid of facing questions posed by Kapil Mishra .

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:50

Finally, warmer and drier weather will arrive Wednesday and continue into the latter part of next week. West northwest wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Overnight lows will dip down only in the low 70's. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.