• China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect killed
China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect killed

Investigators said they conducted DNA matching tests to prove the indentity of the man, named Xu, and had closed the invesigation. Chinese authorities say the explosion was caused by a homemade bomb which was detonated at the gate of a kindergarten, killing eight including the suspect.

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  • Taylor Swift's Music Reappears On Streaming Services After Singer Ends Boycott
Taylor Swift's Music Reappears On Streaming Services After Singer Ends Boycott

Swift shook off Spotify in 2014, after the release of her "1989" album, because she said streaming services didn't pay artists enough. A year later, an entirely different dispute, this time with Apple and its new-at-the-time Apple Music service, ended much differently.

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  • Congressional staffers boo Trump at unity baseball game
Congressional staffers boo Trump at unity baseball game

Hodgkinson later died of injuries in hospital. Hodgkinson, 66, was described in reports as a left-wing advocate who was distraught over the election and leadership of President Donald Trump . Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gunshot wound Thursday. The article stated that the Republican team was gathered for one ...

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  • Volkswagen unveils new version of Polo subcompact
Volkswagen unveils new version of Polo subcompact

The new supermini has grown in every dimensions except height: at 4,053mm long it's 81mm longer than before and only slightly shorter than the Mk4 Golf of the late nineties. The engine range in Europe includes a normally aspirated 1-litre petrol unit, offered with 48kW and 55kW outputs, a 1.0 TSI turbopetrol in 70kW and 85kW guises and a 110kW 1....

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  • Showers Friday, then warmth and humidity return
Showers Friday, then warmth and humidity return

Friday starts dry, but showers should arrive later in the afternoon and overnight. Today looks the wettest with mostly cloudy skies (some sun this morning) and occasional rain along with areas of patchy fog this afternoon and evening. As the sun makes an appearance in the tropical air, temperatures will rise quickly. Sunday (Father's Day ) ...

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  • 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough
'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

I actually gave it 100 per cent all the way through the end and I shot 79. Day sprinkled in a few more birdies, including one on the par-5 last, but was six over for his last 11 holes, which included another triple-bogey 7, this time on 10 after finding the fescue, chopping out sideways to a bunker, another hack out and eventually onto the green wi...

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  • China's quantum satellite makes breakthrough in secure communications
China's quantum satellite makes breakthrough in secure communications

It may have once been regarded as that "freaky kid" of the physics world, but quantum entanglement has literally come a long way from the days when Einstein laughed it off as " spooky action at a distance ". Then he wants to demonstrate intercontinental quantum key distribution between stations in China and Austria, which will require holding one...

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  • HTC launches
HTC launches "squeezable" smartphone HTC U 11 in India at Rs 51900

It is unclear at the moment if Indian markets will get both existing variants of the smartphone, although a recent rumor suggests that the company will launch the 6GB variant in the country. The HTC U11 has a 16-megapixel front camera with BSI sensor, full-HD recording. The aperture is ƒ/1.7 and there's Dual LED flash on board. HTC has includ...

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  • BSNL introduces 4GB mobile broadband per day for Rs 444
BSNL introduces 4GB mobile broadband per day for Rs 444

Under the newly launched BSNL chaukka offer , the telco is now offering 4 GB data per day for 90 days to its customers recharging with new STV- Rs 444. "Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced "BSNL Chaukka-444", a new STV (special tariff voucher), for truly unlimited data for 90 days as a special promotional offer under prepaid mobile ...

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  • The essential Buzz.ie guide to Apple WWDC 2017
The essential Buzz.ie guide to Apple WWDC 2017

Graphics on iMac are more powerful across the line with the new Radeon Pro 500-series graphics with up to 8GB of vRAM. That's good news and a step in the right direction for the identity and security industry, but unfortunately it doesn't appear to deliver on the ultimate goal - the use of Apple's handset as a security credential.

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  • London fire: May orders full inquiry as anger mounts
London fire: May orders full inquiry as anger mounts

Semira Mohammed, 37, a science technician who lives nearby, said she knew a family of five who lived on the 21st floor of the block. The building was recently subject to a multi-million dollar renovation, and local councilors told CNN modern safety certifications had been issued.

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  • London's devastating fire has a lesson for New York
London's devastating fire has a lesson for New York

London fire commissioner Dany Cotton said that firefighters had done a brief search of all 24 floors but were not yet able to make a thorough search of the tower block. The prime minister said the inquiry, an official review of action by public institutions, was needed to ensure "this bad tragedy is properly investigated ".

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  • LeBron, Cavs end Warriors ideal postseason run in Game 4
LeBron, Cavs end Warriors ideal postseason run in Game 4

Draymond still takes blame for Golden State blowing a 3-1 lead to the Cavs past year but he says he'll take the consolation prize of now having Kevin Durant on their roster, something that likely wouldn't have happened had they beaten Cleveland in 2016.

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  • Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates captured
Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates captured

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office told WSMV law enforcement stopped the auto on Interstate 24 near the Epps Mill Road exit. The two inmates killed and shot two prison guards while they were being transported for a work assignment. Stay with 11Alive for more details on this breaking news story! "My honest thanks to our local, state and feder...

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  • Taylor Swift is now available on all music streaming services
Taylor Swift is now available on all music streaming services

This is apparently done in celebration of Swift's 1989 album selling a whopping 10 million copies, which is a massive achievement by today's standards, and also gaining the 100 million song certification from the RIAA. Perry kept her mouth shut until this year when she had to do press in preparation for the release of her new album. The superst...

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  • The Acropolis Investment Management LLC Boosts Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
The Acropolis Investment Management LLC Boosts Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 13.5%. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc increased Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 5,555 shares to 152,600 valued at $8.47 million in 2016Q4. Ronald Blue And Ltd Liability holds 12,553 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Outfront Media Inc was raised too. Since May 15, 2017, it had 1 insider pur...

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  • GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms
GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms

But Democrats , who control both houses of the legislature, were skeptical of the GOP plan, saying they've already taken up many of those ideas and Republicans' demands keep changing. Meanwhile, the state is at risk of violating multiple state and federal court orders that compel it to write checks with money it doesn't have. On Thursday, Illin...

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  • Gran Turismo Sport gets a new release window
Gran Turismo Sport gets a new release window

But rest assured, the end product is purportedly shaping up to be the best entry in the iconic racing franchise to date. Gran Turismo Sport was announced early previous year, with an initial release date of last November, though in the time-honoured tradition of the series it was subject to a delay.

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  • China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting
China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

The announcement was issued hours before the annual meeting of the AIIB's board of directors in the South Korean island of Jeju, which will give continuity to the assessments reached past year in Beijing, in which AIIB is headquartered. China is the $100 billion bank's biggest shareholder with around 30 per cent of stock, with India the second-bigg...

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  • China central bank leaves interest rates unchanged for reverse repos
China central bank leaves interest rates unchanged for reverse repos

New Zealand's economy grew 0.5 percent in the three months to March, lower than the 0.7 percent growth forecast in a Reuters poll of economists and well below the central bank's forecast for 0.9 percent growth. According to the plan, the Fed will set a set of gradually increasing caps on the amount of the Treasury and agency securities that would b...

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