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by | June 08, 2017 | 17:06

Released Wednesday, a day ahead of Comey's highly anticipated testimony to a Senate committee , the remarks detail a series of conversations between the men about the investigation into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, and Comey's discomfort with the interactions.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:55

And with the upcoming negotiations on Britain quitting the European Union left to the victor of the snap poll , the stakes could hardly be higher. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May stunned her country with the announcement on April 18, after less than a year in office, that she would seek a new mandate.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:58

While the company hasn't shied away from its ambitions in the virtual - and mixed - reality space when it comes to Windows, the company has kept pretty schtum about VR on Xbox and that looks set to continue at this year's event. If you are living in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico or Australia, join the E3 celebration at their local Microsoft Store for a more premium viewing experience.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:19

Rafael Nadal has barely broken sweat to reach the French Open semi-finals, with fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta quitting with an injury less than an hour into their quarter-final. Nadal has now lost a combined eight games in his last three matches and just 22 games overall. Pliskova will play 2014 Roland Garros runner-up Simona Halep, who saved a match point and rallied from 6-3 5-1 down to beat Elina Svitolina.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:06

If Novak Djokovic entered the French Open with plenty of question marks hanging over his form he departs Paris still searching for answers after suffering his first straight-set grand slam defeat since the 2013 Wimbledon final. Rafael Nadal advanced to the French Open semifinals for a record 10th time when Pablo Carreno Busta retired from their match Wednesday because of an abdominal injury.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:25

Egyptian officials say the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors has yet to affect the 300,000 Egyptian workers in the tiny, energy-rich country, amid fears they could be expelled or stranded. In fact, only a few weeks ago, Trump was cosying up to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim at the Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia . The White House statement came a day after Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries - Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE , cut off diplomatic ties with ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:09

Trump began the day by announcing his new nominee to lead the FBI - Christopher Wray, a career white-collar crime attorney and former Justice Department official under former president George W. Comey's wording about his conversations with Trump is precise. "He then said, 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go, '" read Comey's statement regarding Trump, according to WCVB.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:15

A 12-megapixel rear-facing shooter, which can record 4K videos and a 7-megapixel FaceTime camera also, gives the newer tablet a clear edge over the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro doesn't eliminate it entirely, but the new Drag and Drop feature may make you forget (almost) all bout it. And with both Split View and Slide Over, you can actually have three apps on-screen at the same time.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:34

An Indian-American astronaut is among the 12 new experts selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for missions into earth's orbit and space. Mr Pence, who met the new astronauts in Houston , said: "Under the leadership of President Donald Trump the United States will usher in a new era of space exploration that will benefit every facet of our national life".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:33

On Wednesday, Comey released a written statement in advance of his testimony , stating that he had met with President Donald Trump in a January 27 one-on-one setting at the White House where Trump asked him if he wanted to keep his job, and said, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:45

Finally, Nomura said that while he was sorry to keep people waiting, the added development time would ensure that both Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy VII Remake would meet expectations. The confirmation was accompanied by an announcement trailer. Dissidia will feature online play, which is natural since it is a team game. The game will abandon its predecessors' RPG elements but will still include a story mode with cutscenes telling a story.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:20

The good news is that Ys Net has discovered new possibilities and expressions using new technology, and that the game has become bigger and more handsome than before. Its first few months were rocky, however, with questions being asked about its financing and subsequent additional funding campaigns raising eyebrows.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:40

Comey wrote that the FBI and Justice Department were reluctant to say publicly that Trump wasn't under investigation - despite Trump's requests to "lift the cloud" - "for a number of reasons, most importantly because it would create a duty to correct , should that change".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:58

So, a Twitter user tried to troll Sushma Swaraj , asking for help, using a limerick. What if you are stuck on Mars? He tweeted, "I am stuck on mars (sic), food sent via Mangalyaan (987 days ago), is running out, when is Mangalyaan-II being sent?" Here is how she replied.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:12

He said "the most serious allegation is the statement by Director Comey that the President asked him essentially not to pursue the investigation of Gen. "I suspect we'll get a detailed explanation of all of the contact Director Comey had with the President", said Senator Reed". Comey said he had replied that "he is a good guy", but did not say that he would "let this go".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:35

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani "received a call from the emir of Kuwait asking him to postpone it in order to give time to solve the crisis", Sheikh Mohammed said. "Our relationship with the US speaks for itself". Beyond hosting US troops, Qatar has invested billions in the USA and increased its clout in Washington along the way.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:40

Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport in March 2016 as he tried to make his way to Syria via Turkey. The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at Bologna airport previous year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, with the apparent intention of joining ISIL militants fighting in Syria.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:58

NASA's acting administrator, Robert Lightfoot , said: "It makes me personally feel very inadequate when you read what these folks have done". The dozen, disturbingly talented astronaut candidates will train at NASA's Johnson Space Center for two years.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:11

The company on Monday cut the starting price of the 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro , which is thinner than the Air and almost as light, down to a more competitive $1,299. The MacBook Air isn't being left behind either; it's getting a more powerful 1.8GHz processor to keep pace with other slim laptops on the market. And for small laptop partisans, one of the quietest announcements might have been one of the best: you can now get the MacBook with a Core i5 or i7 processor.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:02

It will have a 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation, making it the most powerful Mac ever made. The constraint that Apple puts on every Mac laptop could also be helpless. Why you should buy the new MacBook Pro and why you should buy an older model.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:19

The all-new iMac Pro, with its gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation, is the most powerful Mac ever made. As for connectivity, it will offer four Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type C ports, with the system able to run up to two 5K displays at the same time alongside its 5K Retina screen.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:09

The testimony from Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, puts more pressure on the Republican whose presidency has been overshadowed by allegations that Moscow helped him win last year's election. "Obviously, this is something I would need to partner with (House intelligence committee chairman Mike) Conaway on, but we certainly have a need for this information".

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:48

When news .com.au reported on the expected change earlier this year, a number of readers expressed disappointment saying they preferred the more compact size of the old device, which is notably smaller than its successors. Siri will be enabled with translation and personal DJ features. Apple is emphasizing music, though, saying it meant to "reinvent home music" with HomePod .

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:53

Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richad Burr, who has taken a firm and methodical stance leading the Russian Federation investigation, said Tuesday that his quick reading of Comey's testimony showed no wrongdoing, but that could change.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:24

Of all the new software, iOS 11 is of particular interest as it is expected to come with a series of improvements, which will hint at what we can expect from the new iPhones later this year. Video compression will be higher quality, according to Apple . And standing out is of critical importance to the company. Additionally, the Cupertino giant has brought some new features to Apple Pay.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:35

The West African nations of Senegal and Mauritania have joined have severed their diplomatic relations with Qatar in expression of solidarity with the four Gulf countries that cut ties. All passengers booked on affected flights will be provided with alternative options, including the option of a full refund on any unused tickets and free rebooking to the nearest alternative Qatar Airways network destination.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:23

After his resignation, the party elected former Home Secretary Theresa May- then described as a cold but pragmatic leader. Polling stations have opened for British voters to choose their members of parliament in a snap election called by Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May .

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:38

Another new face is the fun Kaleidoscope that turns images into different patterns just like the toy. The software update will introduce more swim training sessions as well as an auto-set feature that enables the Watch to know when you've stopped for a rest at the side of the pool and automatically count that as a set.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:57

Apple also laid some groundwork for augmented reality, the projection of digital features onto real-world surroundings, by giving app developers tools for incorporating AR into their products. Ten months later, it debuted the iPod. Addressing Apple's digital assistant, you'll be able to say, "Hey Siri, play Busta Rhymes" "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See, '" and you'll be jamming.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:41

A new iPhone feature will silence notifications, like texts, while driving, Apple confirmed Monday. Neither the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c will work with Apple's new iOS 11 software, Apple announced at yesterday's unveiling of the new version of its smartphone operating system.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:15

Once iPhones start upgrading to iOS 11 this fall, users will notice a stream of new features, including an automatic Do Not Disturb feature that's created to stop drivers from being distracted by their phone. The new operating system will be available as an upgrade for iPhone 5 and later models. The feature comes after the National Safety Council found that 67 percent of Americans felt "at risk" because of others' use of technology while driving, according to a survey from March 2016.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:59

Comey said he understood the president to be asking for him to "drop any investigation of Flynn in connection with false statements about his conversations with the Russian ambassador in December". After discussing the state of Comey's job, the president reportedly tells him, " I need loyalty , I expect loyalty". As all of Washington braces for James Comey's incendiary testimony before Congress Thursday, it's worth a trip down memory lane to reflect on his tenure as Federal Bureau of ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:09

Crude futures tumbled more than 1%, as President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement sparked concerns that US oil production could expand rapidly in the absence of a stringent focus on curbing the use of fossil fuels.

by | June 08, 2017 | 08:34

If Google does not do anything they are going to continue to lose the ability to monetize millions upon millions of users. Currently, there are more than 100 million people who are using the Ad-blocking service. Makers of adblocking software, meanwhile, are sanguine about Google's limited move to block certain ad formats - it is not planning on endangering its main revenue stream - arguing that not only does it not go far enough to meet consumer concerns about intrusive ads but does ...