• 2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground
2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground

Langford says the children were taken to Comer Children's Hospital. The suspended students ran back into the picnic, leading the shooter to aim toward the playground. It's unclear who is responsible for the shooting, but sources said police have a "person of interest" in custody. Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited with the victims and their families shor...

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  • Nevada reinstates key solar energy policy
Nevada reinstates key solar energy policy

As a result of a new bill just signed into law, Nevada residents will receive higher credits for solar power from rooftop panels, opening the door for Tesla and other solar sellers to kickstart operations again. While this is not full retail-rate net metering, it's clearly a better deal than PV systems owners were getting before. Nevada has bee...

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  • Wal-Mart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos in $310M deal
Wal-Mart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos in $310M deal

For Bonobos, the acquisition by Walmart will help expand its business. And in March, Walmart announced that it had purchased ModCloth , an online seller of women's clothing and accessories that targets customers looking for full sizes. Walmart has long trailed Amazon.com in online sales but is investing heavily to keep up and the company said on...

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  • Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando
Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando

Mario and Cappy will have camera control, and the latter could collect the items, which would prove handy for far away coins and collectibles. The big thing in Super Mario Odyssey is that Mario can throw Cappy at anyone or anything and possess it.

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  • Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

The co-founder sees this deal as an opportunity that will boost value for Whole Foods Market's shareholders. It has four " 365 by Whole Foods Market " stores that are cheaper to build and operate than a traditional location and offer lower-priced items aimed at younger shoppers.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets Listed on HTML5Test Database Before Imminent Launch
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets Listed on HTML5Test Database Before Imminent Launch

A new report reveals that Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are still the top selling smartphones in the first quarter in the U.S., beating Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. More so, Since the Note 7 was about $50 pricier than the Galaxy S7 Edge at their respective releases, more likely this year's Galaxy Note 8 will cost around $900...

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  • US Accuses Chinese Company of Transferring NKorean Money
US Accuses Chinese Company of Transferring NKorean Money

It says the US has asked a court to seize one-point-nine million dollars which it said was improperly moved through American financial institutions. The U.S. sanctioned the bank in 2013 as part of efforts to cut off funding for firms that were allegedly supporting North Korea's production of nuclear weapons.

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  • Retail, grocery stocks tank after Amazon buys Whole Foods
Retail, grocery stocks tank after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Whole Foods has more than 460 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. A crowded local grocery market became more interesting - and probably more competitive - as online retail powerhouse Amazon announced Friday that it will buy organic foods specialist Whole Foods, which now has stores in Washington Twp., Mason and Cincinn...

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  • Airtel, Voda accuse Jio of predatory pricing
Airtel, Voda accuse Jio of predatory pricing

This surprising bit of information comes just as the second recently added over 4 million new customers. Data subscriber additions are also starting to increase for Airtel now that Jio is starting to charge for data, and the analysts believe that Jio could continue to face challenges with subscriber growth in the future - Jio's active VLR add...

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  • Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal
Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods WFM, +29.10% stores will continue to operate as they are, but the deal has analysts and shoppers wondering - and hoping - for lower prices. "Generally speaking, there is very little overlap between these two companies", said Michael Carrier, a Rutgers Law School professor who specializes in antitrust issues.

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  • British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze
British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

His predecessor, Brandon Lewis declined to bring in regulation forcing developers to fit sprinklers because he said it was not the Government's responsibility, reports The Independent . Speaking on Good Morning Britain , the X Factor boss revealed that he had also visited the site and saw firsthand how residents have reached out to help one a...

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  • Georgia joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank annual meeting
Georgia joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank annual meeting

South Korea's finance minister vowed Friday to fully support a China-led infrastructure bank's efforts to build sustainable infrastructure as he expressed hope that such measures will help create jobs and promote inclusive growth. "I look forward to the role our new members will play once they fully join the Bank", the president said. The bank is ...

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  • India beats Scotland 4-1 in Hockey World League Semi-Final opener
India beats Scotland 4-1 in Hockey World League Semi-Final opener

If India does not finish in the top four in London , then only the top three teams in London will qualify. India have been an improved side under the guidance of master tactician Roelant Oltmans , who is the present coach of the Indian team .

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  • EU scraps mobile phone roaming charges
EU scraps mobile phone roaming charges

There are protections in place too; fair-use rules dictate that if net profits are hit by 3% or more, they will be allowed to introduce roaming fees subject to gaining the relevant permission from national authorities. But that doesn't mean you can entirely relax - because some phone networks will still charge people trying to share pictures and st...

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  • Metroid Prime 4 Announced For Nintendo Switch
Metroid Prime 4 Announced For Nintendo Switch

A short teaser presented during the conference showed a "4" over a galactic-themed background. It'd be odd if Metroid Prime 4 didn't. ◆ EA Sports FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch launches September 29. In addition to enhanced graphics, players can expect a wide range of motion and brand new abilities. When he's not healing his teammates in Ove...

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  • Facebook Reveals Detailed Plan to Counter Terrorism
Facebook Reveals Detailed Plan to Counter Terrorism

In rare cases, when they uncover evidence of imminent harm, they promptly inform authorities about it. Because terrorists often operate in clusters, Facebook is also employing algorithms to identify related material connected to Pages, groups, posts or profiles that have already been linked to terror activity.

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  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday
Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, echoing remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron, said the door to Europe remained open to Britain, and it was up to the British people whether they wanted to change their minds about leaving the EU. Brexit is withdrawal from the European Union - it's the UK's decision. Mr Verhofstadt's comments echo remarks m...

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  • Federal Fugitive Arrested Near Lewis & Clark Marina
Federal Fugitive Arrested Near Lewis & Clark Marina

The events leading to Jeffs' capture Wednesday in a lakeside area near the South Dakota-Nebraska state line where he was living out of his truck started a day earlier when a pawn shop owner called police about a man who had come to his shop twice acting nervous and fidgety.

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  • Tesla pushing for duty waiver to sell its cars in India
Tesla pushing for duty waiver to sell its cars in India

Tesla's timing of an India debut comes down to a choice between waiting for the electric vehicle movement in India to gain muscle and maturity or going all-in to get ahead of the game and capture the marketplace while helping it grow. Completely-built electric cars priced less than $40,000 attract 60 per cent customs duty. India is committed to t...

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  • At last, you can get Microsoft Office from the Windows Store
At last, you can get Microsoft Office from the Windows Store

Today the Office Desktop Apps are available to download from the Windows Store. Microsoft says it used its own Desktop Bridge or Centennial tool to bring Office to the Windows Store. With this subscription, customers can get 1TB of free storage on OneDrive, full access to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. It asserts that users will ...

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  • Dell Latitude 5825 2-in-1 vs. Apple iPad Pro 10.5
Dell Latitude 5825 2-in-1 vs. Apple iPad Pro 10.5

At 477g (Wi-Fi + 4G model), the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is only 33g heavier than the 9.7-inch version. This improved developer and software support is important to sustain traditional content creation roles but now also helps drive VR. From entertainment, to shopping and education, that will change the way we use our devices, just as Pokemon Go change...

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice
Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Near wall-to-wall coverage of yesterday's congressional shooting was broken by a bombshell report from the Washington Post which revealed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators were looking into whether Trump was guilty of obstruction of justice in the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

She and her husband broke up shortly after he was spoken to by police for discharging his rifle in their back yard. Former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille, who chatted with Hodgkinson at the gym, said he assumed the man was homeless because he wore pretty much the same outfit every day and carried a bag full of extra clothes.

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  • Morgan: 'We felt that the positive way was the best way'
Morgan: 'We felt that the positive way was the best way'

At the halfway mark of the match, Australia would have been slightly disappointed with 277 on the board, but would have believed they could win if early wickets were taken. The one concern with Wood has always been injuries and his ability to string together successive games. I'm always trying to expand my game and look into how I can hit more ar...

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  • Dennis Rodman back to N Korea to 'open doors'
Dennis Rodman back to N Korea to 'open doors'

Dennis is not a stupid guy. Rodman's longtime agent, Darren Prince, indicated the star has diplomatic intentions for his North Korean excursion. He's made several visits to the country, but has been roundly criticized for insensitive comments and for regaling Kim with "Happy Birthday" in 2014 .

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  • Allu Arjun's Next Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India Title First Look
Allu Arjun's Next Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India Title First Look

Allu Arjun's mother Nirmala clapped the first clap today in film nagar. Koratala Shiva, Allu Aravind , Nagababu were present at this launching ceremony. The movie is said to be patriotic drama. Allu Arjun is on full swing with hat trick blockbusters and his DJ audio is also fascinating. The makers unveiled the title along with the logo and Vi...

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  • Greatly enhanced Google Backup and Sync to (mostly) replace Drive
Greatly enhanced Google Backup and Sync to (mostly) replace Drive

Google is making a change for PC and Mac users who save files on its Google Drive cloud storage service. Aimed primarily at consumers, the tool is created to backup files and photos, and make them accessible from any device. If you don't now allow Google Drive for Mac/PC in your organization, your users won't be able to use Backup and Sync wi...

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  • E3 2017: Two New Fire Emblem Amiibo Announced
E3 2017: Two New Fire Emblem Amiibo Announced

Fans got first looks at a number of unannounced titles such as Kirby and Metroid Prime 4 as well as upcoming titles including Fire Emblem Warriors . A new mode was showcased at the end of the stream entitled "Colosseum Mode". Nintendo announced the Fire Emblem/Dynasty Warriors crossover earlier this year.

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  • Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop

All of Apple's new Macs and iPads are available to order now. The iPad market is a problem for Apple. It wasn't a good time to buy a new MacBook or MacBook Pro recently, for example. Can the new iPad Pro tablets replace my laptop? Text is sharper. Video playback is smoother. Almost all of the tablet's cool new features come baked into iOS 11...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' big victor at 2017 Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen' big victor at 2017 Tony Awards

He joked about the revival in Washington DC of a show that started off-Broadway in the 1980s. Huge production values. A couple problems: "The main character is totally unbelievable, and the hair and makeup, yeesh". After all, it was a pretty unbelievable show full of fun performances and even Joe Biden! But some opined that the thunderous a...

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