Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

[Hands-on] HTC launches Amazon Alexa support for the US

Alexa has been estimated to hold a dominant 70% market share in the USA, outselling Google Home 3-to-1. Amazon Alexa has a vast library of skills. (NASDAQ: CAR ) is now allowing customers to place vehicle rental reservations through Amazon.com...

Two militants killed in encounter in south Kashmir's Tral, operation underway Two militants killed in encounter in south Kashmir's Tral, operation underway

The security forces have also recovered some arms and ammunition. The police officer said the search operation was launched on information about the presence of some militants. Indian forces, in a fresh act of state terrorism, on Saturday, martyred t...

DIG exposes Sasikala's cushy life in jail, transferred DIG exposes Sasikala's cushy life in jail, transferred

On the other hand, state Law Minister T.B. Jayachandran said he is not aware of the transfer, adding that whosoever is wrong will face the consequences. The officer could have approached any of her senior officers about her allegations that. The Sidd...

Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

But Chatman said Friday that none of the animals were tested for semen - apparently because there was no immediate indication they had been sexually assaulted - and none was found on Farmer's clothing or auto. Farmer admitted 21 felony counts of ani...

Duchess Kate wears Princess Diana's tiara at state banquet with Spanish royals Duchess Kate wears Princess Diana's tiara at state banquet with Spanish royals

During her speech , Kate remarked on how the museum is one of her children's favorite places. Princess Diana wore the tiara in Italy in 1985. The Queen herself looked gloriously regal as she posed for photos with the King and Queen of Spai...

Afghan IS head Abu Sayed killed in U.S. raid Afghan IS head Abu Sayed killed in U.S. raid

The "air raid also killed other members of the AE-Khorasan and will greatly disrupt the goals of the terrorist group to increase its presence in Afghanistan ", she explained. Officials said the bomb killed 92 ISIS fighters. The biggest reason is t...

Oregon Woman Arrested for Towing Kids in Little Red Wagon Behind Car Oregon Woman Arrested for Towing Kids in Little Red Wagon Behind Car

Drivers said the woman waved at vehicles to pass as she slowly drove in circles in a roundabout. At one point, witnesses told police that the 2-year-old began crying as the wagon went up on two wheels before Donohue stopped the vehicle and put that...

Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal for Champions League football Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal for Champions League football

I have now made up my mind, I am now waiting on Arsenal to give me their decision. "I do [think they'll struggle], Arsenal need to be in the top four", the ex-England worldwide, 49, added. You can not find those everywhere. Mertesacker said S...

OR kicks WR Darren Carrington off team following DUI arrest OR kicks WR Darren Carrington off team following DUI arrest

OR had indefinitely suspended Carrington following his July 1 arrest. "We wish him all the best in his future endeavors", head coach Willie Taggart wrote in a statement. He had 112 career receptions for 1,919 yards and 15 touchdowns. Carrington h...

Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

The Thorpe Award is presented to the nation's top defensive back. The Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Banquet will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Oklahoma. 2 in the ACC in tackles and his 358 career stops now ranks No. 9 all-time in the UVA annals. H...

The White House Doxxed People Who Submitted Comments On Election Integrity The White House Doxxed People Who Submitted Comments On Election Integrity

But the administration made a big mistake: It didn't censor any of the personal information - such as names, email addresses , actual addresses , and phone numbers - included in those emails . Many public comments submitted to federal agencie...

4.2 magnitude natural disaster jolts Oklahomans 4.2 magnitude natural disaster jolts Oklahomans

According to the USGS website , a number of reports had been submitted from around the Wichita metropolitan area. There have been no reports of injuries or damage. About 15 minutes later, a second 3.8 magnitude natural disaster was recorded in t...

NWS: Take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses amid stifling heat, humidity NWS: Take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses amid stifling heat, humidity

Here are your weather headlines for Thursday , July 13, 2017... Some data are trending a little more bullish for pops Sunday morning near the metro but I'm staying low for now. Thursday's temperatures will be about the same as Wednesday's or sl...

NYPD Arrest Three for Rape of Christian Woman Abducted Outside Queens Church NYPD Arrest Three for Rape of Christian Woman Abducted Outside Queens Church

Police are still looking for the fourth suspect. He said she was forced to lie that she was HIV positive after her attackers tried to rape her at gun point. 'They said, "if you don't do that, I'll shoot you,"' the victim recounted to the Daily News...

Chinese exports, imports beat expectations in June Chinese exports, imports beat expectations in June

Talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit were reportedly frosty and, if you add in the death of Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, there could be trouble ahead. Labour-intensive products also staged a rebound, with th...

'Bachelor in Paradise' to Bring Back Corinne Olympios for Reunion Special 'Bachelor in Paradise' to Bring Back Corinne Olympios for Reunion Special

Season 4 of Bachelor In Paradise kicks off with a two-night premiere on August 14 and August 15 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET. The Sayulita, Mexico-based show now debuts August 14th, one week after it was originally scheduled to air. In Olympios's firs...

Mamma Mia sequel adds Christine Baranski and Lily James Mamma Mia sequel adds Christine Baranski and Lily James

According to Deadline , James will play " Young Donna " in flashbacks while Oscar-winner Streep returns as the older version of the character. The British actress, rising star and recent Baby Driver actress Lily James seems to be taking the ...

Mark Hamill remembers Carrie Fisher at D23 Expo 2017 Mark Hamill remembers Carrie Fisher at D23 Expo 2017

Of her mother's new status as a Disney Legend, Lourd said , "We went to Disneyland so much that I now realize that she might have even loved it more than I did". "We'd have huge fights - 'You're such a phony!' - but we loved each other". Fisher's ...

Component Shortages Hurt PC Shipments in Q2 Component Shortages Hurt PC Shipments in Q2

However Gartner delivered some bad news for the Tame Apple Press which has been trying to tell us that Apple is back in the running with its PCs. The strategic balance between share gain and profitability is a challenge for all PC vendors. D...

Rejuvenated Harrington shares lead at Scottish Open Rejuvenated Harrington shares lead at Scottish Open

Ian Poulter and Andrew Dodt are a shot behind after 69s, with Rickie Fowler , Gregory Havret and Nicolas Colsaerts two strokes off the pace. Four of the highest ranked players in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open field have expresse...

We now know seven Overwatch League owners We now know seven Overwatch League owners

After months of seemingly no information, Activision Blizzard has finally announced the first teams sold for the Overwatch League , along with the cities and entrepreneurs involved. As for the last question, there's no guarantee that the Overwa...

Beyonce shows off her twins for the first time Beyonce shows off her twins for the first time

The couple married in 2008 and welcomed Blue Ivy in 2012. Bey and Jay - who also have five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy - have remained tight-lipped about the arrival of their twins until now. Bey announced she was expecting in February, post...

Divers save elephant who was swept up by the sea Divers save elephant who was swept up by the sea

Footage shows naval personnel helping to guide the elephant back towards land. Thanks to a team of rescuers, an elephant escaped nearly certain death after getting washed out to sea Tuesday in Sri Lanka . They are strong, skilled swimmers, wit...

Trump's Prayer Photo And The Laying On Of Hands Sparks Twitter Backlash Trump's Prayer Photo And The Laying On Of Hands Sparks Twitter Backlash

Some of those praying laid their hands upon Trump or directed their hands toward him as is the custom of Christians praying over the person whom they are asking God to bless. According to Moore, the photo actually shows "a substantive relationship ...

Chelsea made a major offer for the Forward Chelsea made a major offer for the Forward

The Blues have been linked with a move for Morata in recent days after missing out on the signing of Romelu Lukaku but it looks like Conte has now turned his attention to another striker. You would have thought the Bundesliga's golden boot victor...

More Troubles for Tamil Bigg Boss Show More Troubles for Tamil Bigg Boss Show

Veeramaanickam Siva , the secretary of Hindu Makkal Katchi , has filed a complaint against the makers of the show and Kamal Haasan with the Commissioner of Police, Chennai . A fringe group of Tamil Nadu is not quite happy with him and the show....

200 villagers attack Noida apartment after maid held captive 200 villagers attack Noida apartment after maid held captive

The domestic help namely Zohra who was allegedly beaten has also been named in the FIR registered on the complaints by the builder, the residents and the maid's employer. The employers, according to news reports, had alleged that the maid had stolen ...

Kerala actor Dileep was arrested on conspiracy, abduction and molestation charges Kerala actor Dileep was arrested on conspiracy, abduction and molestation charges

Soon after the arrest, actress Remya Nambeesan, a close friend of the victim, said "I am happy that justice has prevailed". Accused Dileep brought to Abad Plaza in Kochi on Wednesday as a part of evidence collection in the actress rape case.

Malala Yousafzai Celebrates 20th Birthday on Girl Power Tour Malala Yousafzai Celebrates 20th Birthday on Girl Power Tour

After all, she has suffered, she described the feeling of returning to school: "'It was as if all my hopes came back.' I know how Nayir feels", Yousafzai wrote. She said: "My message to all parents is, if you can give something [precious] to your chi...

Olympics: Los Angeles awarded Olympics in 2024 Olympics: Los Angeles awarded Olympics in 2024

The charismatic French president held his own umbrella that helped keep his wife, Brigitte, dry on the walk up dozens of steps through landscaped gardens, past Olympic-themed statutes to a photo call at the entrance. That, though, will depend on the ...

J&K: 3 Hizbul Mujahideen Militants Killed In Budgam District J&K: 3 Hizbul Mujahideen Militants Killed In Budgam District

He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the security forces were fired upon by the militants. The security forces returned the fire and killed all the three militants, he said. Sajad Gilkar played key role in the murder of DySP Moh...

Berkshire Medical Center Medical staff asks nurses to stay on job Berkshire Medical Center Medical staff asks nurses to stay on job

To prepare for the strike, the hospital reduced its number of patients from 380 to 120 and limited emergency care to patients with minor injuries. "And the action could have been prevented". The Private Hospitals Association said hospitals would be c...

US Signs Agreement with Qatar on Terror Financing amid Gulf Crisis US Signs Agreement with Qatar on Terror Financing amid Gulf Crisis

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had alleged that Qatar supports Islamist groups associated with terrorism and they would continue to alienate Qatar until it meets the demands set by the countries. "This important step forward can advance human rig...

Collins to vote no on latest health care bill draft Collins to vote no on latest health care bill draft

In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network on Wednesday, Pat Robertson asked Trump what would happen if Congress continues to fail in their attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act . The new version was crafted after Senate GOP le...

Indian consulate working to reach families of 11 dead in Najran fire Indian consulate working to reach families of 11 dead in Najran fire

The building housed mostly immigrant who worked with a construction company nearby. Najran is about 900 kms from Jeddah . Of the 11 Indians killed in a fire in a Saudi Arabian city on Wednesday, four were from Uttar Pradesh, three from Kerala an...

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