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White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

But in a phone interview with CNN Thursday morning, Cole also cautioned that there are a lot of mixed feelings across the conference among members and aides on whether this effort could be any more successful than the first time. So yes, national Republicans should look the the "Maine model" as they consider health care policy, but not as a success story. "The question is whether it can get 216 votes in the House and the answer isn't clear at this time". Read More

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Prince fans join 'purple family' at Paisley Park

Approximately a year after Prince's accidental overdose death at his suburban Minneapolis studio and estate, investigators are yet to find out how he acquired the fentanyl that killed him. Investigators talked to plenty of people at Paisley Park where the star's body was discovered. Nielsen began tracking digital downloads in 2003. It was a time when The Time's music was being introduced to a new generation of fans. Read More

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Nintendo Classic Mini SNES out this Christmas claims rumour

Nintendo Classic Mini SNES out this Christmas claims rumour

During the interview , Nintendo stated that the Mini NES was never meant to be a permanent product, which doesn't come to a surprise with Nintendo's marketing strategy to drive sales. We're hoping that this system sticks around for good, but we still recommend staying vigilant so you can order one the second they go on sale. After the unbridled success of its Nintendo Classic Edition, Nintendo may unveil a follow up to it, this time focused around Super Nintendo . Read More

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Planet Hunters Find Another 'Earthy' Planet in Our Galactic Neighborhood

Planet Hunters Find Another 'Earthy' Planet in Our Galactic Neighborhood

Astronomers say it is a particularly exciting discovery because it is in a "habitable zone" and could support life. But if LHS 1140b was able to withstand the brunt of its star's radiation, it's possible signs of life are lurking there. Details of the discovery are reported in the journal Nature . The planet was discovered in 2014 with the MEarth-South telescope array at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, using a method that measured the faint dimming of starlight as it passed ... Read More

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Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

Last week Trump ordered airstrikes on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack which killed 80 people and was described by the USA as a nerve gas attack carried out by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces. And Assad said he could "only allow any investigation when it's impartial, when we make sure that unbiased countries will participate in this delegation in order to make sure that they won't use it for politicised purposes". Read More

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A New Nintendo Direct Announced; Will Focus On ARMS and Splatoon 2

New amiibos for the game will launch on the same day. These questions and more will likely be addressed Wednesday, with Nintendo confirming the next Nintendo Direct update coming April 12 at 6 p.m. ARMS is a new title for Nintendo, but the first thoughts have been positive. "But obviously if you're a purist and you like button controls, [and] you'd rather use a more traditional controller, you can of course do that as well". Read More

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Your Amazon Fire TV is about to get way better

Your Amazon Fire TV is about to get way better

One of Google Home's selling points over Amazon Echo was that it added voice control of Netflix (and certain other video services, via third-party apps) when it launched in the United Kingdom, two hours ago. Amazon describes its new user interface as a "cinematic experience", with trailers and screenshots from shows and films embedded directly into the menus. Read More

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New Apple Watch will reportedly launch in the second half of 2017

New Apple Watch will reportedly launch in the second half of 2017

Compal Electronics has reportedly entered the supply chain of Apple Watch and will begin shipping products in the second half of 2017, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Well, your Apple Watch will now be completely independent of your iPhone, able to receive messages, notifications and even calls on its own. As far as features are concerned, the Apple Watch 3, by default, is expected to have an improved performance compared to its predecessor. Read More

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Latest News Hints at Arrival of Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)

Latest News Hints at Arrival of Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)

The South Korean technology giant has already released Android 7.0 Nougat update to some of its flagship devices - Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy Note 5. Secondly, both the S8 and S8 Plus come with 64GB of storage. It means that these devices will not only be able to play 4K HDR content on the go but they will be able to play that content just as well as Samsung's UHD TVs. Read More

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Sindhu enters final, sets up title date with Marin

Sindhu enters final, sets up title date with Marin

But then she hit two returns outside the area and handed Sindhu a match point which she converted as Marin hit the return long. It is the first time that she has won the tournament and her second Super Series triumph. A couple of terrific cross court shots had Marin rattled. Sindhu also snatched a couple of points by smashing cross-court to the left of Saina, who couldn't reply. Read More

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April Fools storm dumps up to 18 inches of snow

April Fools storm dumps up to 18 inches of snow

New England residents will have to hold out a bit longer for that long-awaited spring weather thanks to a nor'easter that will drop several inches of snow on parts of the region on Friday. Snow will continue to fall across parts of New England and eastern NY but will taper off Saturday afternoon in most areas, says weather.com meteorologist Linda Lam. Read More

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Trump thumps Freedom Caucus over health care

But here's a reality check on executive orders: they're usually something presidents resort to when they can't get legislation through. The votes weren't there. McCarthy praised a congressional investigation into the 2012 Benghazi terror attack as succeeding in sinking Democrat Hillary Clinton's poll numbers; comments that, while largely accurate, undercut GOP efforts to present the probe as a serious nonpartisan effort. Read More

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SpaceX To Relaunch Falcon 9 Rocket On March 30th

In the meantime, SpaceX is flying from Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Pad 39A, which the company leased from NASA in 2014, and from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This isn't just a regular launch for Elon Musk and the gang. SpaceX has demonstrated multiple times that it's capable of landing its reusable Falcon 9 rocket back on solid ground. Read More

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Telly With Melly: Dave Chappelle special lands on Netflix

Telly With Melly: Dave Chappelle special lands on Netflix

Ending the set, Chappelle said that the set may have been "the flyest things I've ever been a part of", adding: " The only thing better would be if Eddie Murphy lowered from the rafters ". Or the heat Chappelle caught for certain jokes from his Netflix specials. Danny Brown confirms that he got Chappelle "stoned to the gills" before the comedian's 2015 performance in Detroit. Read More

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South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

At the tender age of 17, Kathrada participated in the 1946 Passive Resistance Campaign led by the South African Indian Congress. While still a teenager, he met Mandela, who was then a law student in Johannesburg . After the elections of 1994 - the first truly democratic, all-race elections in South African history, in which Mandela was elected president - he served as Mandela's parliamentary advisor. Read More

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Earth Hour 2017: Don't turn on the lights this weekend

Despite the terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are joining more than 270 landmarks across the United Kingdom in switching off the lights for conservation charity WWF's Earth Hour. The Kelpies sculpture in Falkirk and Edinburgh Castle join Buckingham Palace, Blackpool Tower, Brighton Pier, the Senedd Building in Cardiff among those also taking part. Read More

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No Changes Coming to Apple Charging Cable for iPhone 8

The report, if it materialises, means that we may well see a new iPhone with major upgrades later this year. One unusual bit from Kuo was that he seemed to indicate that although Apple would take advantage of the faster power delivery spec of USB-C, it may not be able to get the data transmission speed upgrade if the iPhone itself still has a Lightning jack. Read More

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Snapchat's $24 Billion Valuation Sets A High Bar For Its Future

Snapchat's $24 Billion Valuation Sets A High Bar For Its Future

Twitter, for example, shot up almost 73 per cent on its first trading day and now trades well below its IPO price. After all, Snap's shareholders will still retain one lever of control: "Investors can vote with their feet", Feldman says. Other public internet companies like Facebook and Google do not mention Snap in their quarterly and annual reports . That left the company with a market cap north of $28 billion. Read More

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