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    Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking
    Jun15

    Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking

    This new bill would give sanctions imposed by then president Barack Obama via an executive order the full force of law. The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow.The vote at a time of...

    Politics: Congress just dealt a huge blow to Trump’s Russia plans, and the White House is already ‘pushing back’
    Jun15

    Politics: Congress just dealt a huge blow to Trump’s Russia plans, and the White House is already ‘pushing back’

    The Senate voted Wednesday, by a 97-to-2 margin, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russia The Senate voted Wednesday, by a 97-to-2 margin, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russia and, in Republicans’ first significant blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, prevent the White House from unilaterally...

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines
    Jun14

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines

    The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. This GIF shows its immense size in comparison to other planes. The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. Owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, its 385-foot wingspan bests the next biggest, Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 at 290 feet. The 500,000-pound aircraft is 238 feet...

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked
    Jun12

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked

    Former FBI Director James Comey said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the US election as it related to national security. “Did the president, in any of those interactions that you shared with us today, ask you what you should be doing, or what our government should be doing, or the intelligence community, to...

    Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X
    Jun12

    Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X

    Microsoft took the wraps off its new Xbox One X console on Sunday, and showcased a number of good-looking new games alongside it. Here's one: "Metro: Exodus." At its E3 presentation Sunday, Microsoft took the wraps off its new game console, the Xbox One X, and showcased a number of new games that aim to make use of its enhanced...

    Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know
    Jun10

    Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know

    As "Orphan Black" begins its fifth and final season, here's a reminder of the many clones that have appeared on the BBC America show. Warning: Spoilers from the first four seasons of “Orphan Black” ahead. “Orphan Black” embarks on its fifth and final season on Saturday. At the center of the show is the...

    Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay
    Jun09

    Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay

    "I have committed, but I am committing the US to Article 5," said Trump. At a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, US President Donald Trump affirmed his commitment to protecting NATO allies against possible Russian military incursions and made it clear that his problem with NATO is purely monetary. Asked...

    French Open: Halep sets up Pliskova clash after great escape act
    Jun08

    French Open: Halep sets up Pliskova clash after great escape act

    Romanian third seed Halep saved a match point as she trailed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 5-1 before launching a sensational comeback. Simona Halep produced an incredible escape act to reach the French Open semi-finals on Wednesday, while Karolina Pliskova ended the run of the lone remaining home hope Caroline Garcia.Romanian third seed Halep saved a...

    Politics: Former intel chief: Trump asked me to ‘publicly refute the infamous dossier, which I could not and would not do’
    Jun07

    Politics: Former intel chief: Trump asked me to ‘publicly refute the infamous dossier, which I could not and would not do’

    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had asked him to "publicly refute the infamous dossier." James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had asked him to “refute the infamous dossier” detailing explosive...

    French Open: Halep, Pliskova have double targets
    Jun07

    French Open: Halep, Pliskova have double targets

    Simona Halep arrived in Paris billed as a leading title contender and she hasn't disappointed through four rounds. The women’s tournament will have a first time Grand Slam champion on Saturday. Two of the favourites, Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova, are in quarter-final action on Wednesday as a maiden major and the world top ranking...

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