HTC has unveiled a standalone VR-helmet Vive Focus

The new device sports an inside-out six degrees of freedom (6DoF) world-scale tracking. The standalone headset can be used as-is and the company claims that the device will be a first of its kind innovation when it hits the market. As for Google's ... More..

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Major storm hitting West Coast with heavy rain, strong winds
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Major storm hitting West Coast with heavy rain, strong winds

AccuWeather, the private forecasting company based in Pennsylvania, says a storm system next week "has the potential to bring a period of rain along the Atlantic coast and snow over the Appalachians spanning ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Escaped mental patient is in Northern California

In 1981, authorities committed Saito to the hospital following the gruesome murder of 29-year-old Sandra Yamashiro, who prosecutors said Saito shot and stabbed numerous times before leaving her body at Ala Moan...More..

The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Strategy Behind South Korea's Outreach to Southeast Asia

Moon's suggestion of forming a regional community came at an annual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as the ASEAN Plus Three. The Singaporean leader said there will be great opportu...More..

JEA's Puerto Rico subcontract terminated after primary contractor scrutinized over billing
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

JEA's Puerto Rico subcontract terminated after primary contractor scrutinized over billing

Whitefish utilized local resources where possible and delivered on its promise to start performing work before any other contractor on that island mobilized. Guitierrez said the change creates some uncertainty ...More..

Biden leads Trump by 11 points in potential 2020 matchup
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Biden leads Trump by 11 points in potential 2020 matchup

Biden leads Trump in the Midwest by 9 points (45 percent -36 percent). And Biden's appeal over Trump is less than that of a generic Democrat: 48% of voters said they would opt for a generic Democrat, compared t...More..

Supplies still needed for Operation Christmas Child
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Supplies still needed for Operation Christmas Child

A simple shoebox stuffed with toys, books, and school supplies can brighten Christmas Day for children in some of the world's poorest countries. Logistics Coordinator Stephanie Barrett says that for numerous ...More..

Google pays tribute to India's first woman advocate Cornelia Sorabji
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Google pays tribute to India's first woman advocate Cornelia Sorabji

Cornelia Sorabji was one of the pioneers for opening doors of law education and practice for women in India. Over the next 20 years, Cornelia is reported to have helped over 600 women and orphans fight legal b...More..

Revised GST rates: Over 200 goods to be cheaper from today
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Revised GST rates: Over 200 goods to be cheaper from today

The meeting was held to iron out the rough edges in the GST which was introduced in the month of July 2017. After the Goods and Services Tax ( GST) Council , at its 10 November meeting in Guwahati removed 1...More..

India's apparel exports fall 40% in October 2017
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

India's apparel exports fall 40% in October 2017

In the month of October, the country's imports stood at $37.1 billion, an increase of 7.6% as compared to $34.5 billion in October previous year. On the other hand, imports during the month were increased by ...More..

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for being a 'hideous criminal'
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for being a 'hideous criminal'

While Trump's rhetoric in Seoul was praised by some observers for avoiding the type of "fire and fury" language he has used in the past, North Korea watchers have warned that direct criticism of the Kim dyn...More..

Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot wounds from North
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot wounds from North

Regarding North Korea's current pause in nuclear and missile tests, Yun reportedly told the US Council on Foreign Relations on October 30 that if North Korea halts such experiments for around 60 days, it would ...More..

United States said to still weigh Myanmar sanctions in Rohingya crisis
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

United States said to still weigh Myanmar sanctions in Rohingya crisis

The 1.1 million Rohingyas in Buddhist-majority Myanmar are denied citizenship and classified as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, despite having roots in the region that date back centuries. Secretary Guterre...More..

Sri Sri meets Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sri Sri meets Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit

The apex court will commence the final hearing of the long-standing matter from December 5, a day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the medieval-era structure. "We are ready to build a mosque nea...More..

Tory MPs line up to defend 'mutineers' from Daily Telegraph's attack
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Tory MPs line up to defend 'mutineers' from Daily Telegraph's attack

Tory rebels have indicated they will vote against the government's plan to enshrine the UK's exit date in law, which could cause the amendment to be defeated. Heidi Allen, who was also photographed on the front...More..

Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran

Mr Ratcliffe is expected to raise the continued coverage of Mr Johnson's comments in the Iranian media and will seek to clarify the position on any new charges she faces. "I want you to solve this mess created ...More..

Moscow's foreign agent law bites back at U.S. crackdown on Russian media
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Moscow's foreign agent law bites back at U.S. crackdown on Russian media

The Kremlin praised the move as allowing it to offer a "very harsh" response to attacks on Russian media overseas. "Any attempts to attack the freedom of Russian mass media overseas are not and will not be left...More..

No 'Pappu' in Gujarat election advertisements: Election Commission tells BJP
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

No 'Pappu' in Gujarat election advertisements: Election Commission tells BJP

The irony of the situation could not be missed in this particular episode as the BJP leaders are raising hell after the Gujarat Election Commission has blocked the use of the word "Pappu" in a television poll...More..

Five People Dead, Including Gunman, After Shooting Near Elementary School In California
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Five People Dead, Including Gunman, After Shooting Near Elementary School In California

The gunman, who had just shot a parent and child near the building, headed straight for the elementary school with his truck. The shooter reportedly wounded kids at the school. The alleged shooter often f...More..

Boeing secures bumper $27bn plane order from FlyDubai
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Boeing secures bumper $27bn plane order from FlyDubai

The rival U.S. and European manufacturers are engaged in a fierce battle for the medium-haul market, the world's largest by volume, both offering re-engined versions of their top-selling models that promise a 1...More..

Cammalleri traded to Oilers by Kings for Jokinen
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Cammalleri traded to Oilers by Kings for Jokinen

In the 14 games Jokinen has played this season he only has one assist and a plus/minus of -3. He won't be worth owning in any fantasy format. Cammalleri, 35, signed a one-year, $1-million contract with the Ki...More..

Volvo pulls its ads from Hannity after Moore coverage
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Volvo pulls its ads from Hannity after Moore coverage

In remarks on his show on Friday, Hannity has insinuated that the women-one of whom claims she was 14 when Moore assaulted her-may have been lying for profit. Hannity's tone on Tuesday night differed from an...More..

Colorado girl suing US Attorney General to legalize medical marijuana nationwide
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Colorado girl suing US Attorney General to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of NY in July says that Alexis ran the gamut of prescription pills, all of which failed to control her seizures before she was left with two...More..

Military vehicles block road outside Zimbabwe parliament
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Military vehicles block road outside Zimbabwe parliament

Later Wednesday, ruling the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) made a series of announcements on Twitter confirming Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked as vice president last week , as in...More..

Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea

The NAB officials also informed the court that they sent notices to both the brothers through the Foreign Office to flats No. 16, 16A, 17, 17-A, Avenfield House, Park Lane, London, the United Kingdom. He fu...More..

Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen's capital
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen's capital

Yemen used to import about 70 percent of its daily needs before the blockade, but since the start of the siege, food and medicine are in short supply, with cooking gas prices having surged by around 100 percen...More..

Same-sex marriage bill introduced to Parliament
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Same-sex marriage bill introduced to Parliament

Liberal senator James Paterson's drafted legislation include extreme exemptions. The bill makes minimalist changes to protect religious freedom without legalising discrimination by commercial service providers...More..

Fox Sports accused of bribery in bid to secure football rights
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Fox Sports accused of bribery in bid to secure football rights

Burzaco's testimony came at the NY trial of three former South American soccer officials , who are among the people who allegedly accepted the bribes. The three of them would have received around 600,000 a yea...More..

Remembering the Victims of Sutherland, Texas
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Remembering the Victims of Sutherland, Texas

Church officials said that Reverend Frank Pomeroy has proposed to demolish the church and transform the grounds into a memorial garden to remember the victims. His daughter was known as Annabelle R. Pomeroy...More..

North Korea says U.S. carrier groups raise nuclear war threat
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

North Korea says U.S. carrier groups raise nuclear war threat

But when a wheel came loose, he fled on foot as four North Korean soldiers fired about 40 rounds at him, said Suh Wook, chief director of operations at South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefing lawmakers. "...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

5.4 magnitude quake hits South Korea, tremors felt 300-km from epicentre

So far, there have been no reports of fatal casualties with 7 minor injury cases as of 4:32 PM KST, but it seems the natural disaster did take a toll on building exteriors, vehicles, and in some cases, indoors....More..

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts

As the Philippines' chairmanship of ASEAN draws to a close, Duterte said, "I reiterate my commitment that my country, as ASEAN chair, will remain steadfast in upholding the ideals and values we hold dear and ...More..

Trump meets Japan, Australia leaders, discusses trade, North Korea threat
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Trump meets Japan, Australia leaders, discusses trade, North Korea threat

It wasn't known how serious the soldier's injury was. The East Asia Summit brought together the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, along with Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, New Z...More..

Robert W. Baird Keeps Rating On Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Robert W. Baird Keeps Rating On Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)

Its down 4.11% from 11.50M shares previously. Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Following the sale, the chie...More..

Denmark signs 'political declaration' to help Cox's Bazar residents amid refugee influx
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Denmark signs 'political declaration' to help Cox's Bazar residents amid refugee influx

On Monday, Suu Kyi said at the summit with her Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) counterparts that she was willing to receive global aid for the Rohingya and is prepared to begin the process of rep...More..