Science


Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

Some parts of MS have reported up to eight and a half inches of rain since Cindy's arrival, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbot has raised the readiness level of Texas' State Operations Center in response to the onslaught of heavy rain and high winds.


Honor 8 Pro with 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced in India

Honor 8 Pro with 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced in India

Honor 8 was first launched in China in February as Honor V9; then it landed in the United Kingdom as Honor 8 Pro in April . German leaker Roland Quandt noted it will cost €399 in Germany after a €30 cashback offer via Amazon, although the links are not now working.



Funeral services held for American student Otto Warmbier

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said Tuesday that Warmbier's family had chose to forgo an autopsy and instead opted for only an external examination. Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, travelled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S.


EU, Britain possible to strike

EU, Britain possible to strike "fair deal": EU chief negotiator

Britain's stance on the rights of an estimated 4.5 million European and British nationals living in each others' countries is expected to fall short of the EU's expectations, officials in Brussels said . In the first step, the two sides will deal with "the most pressing issues" in order to "lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit ", including " citizen rights , the single financial settlement, and other separation issues".


MI airport suspect tried to buy a gun, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

MI airport suspect tried to buy a gun, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

They're going from shock to worry and now to appreciation just a day after police say 49-year-old Amor Ftouhi stabbed Bishop International Airport Police Lieutenant Jeff Neville . White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump was briefed on the stabbing, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he was "proud of the swift response" by authorities from both the U.S.


More details on Valve's VR 'Knuckles' controllers

More details on Valve's VR 'Knuckles' controllers

The most important confirmation in the new documents is that the Knuckles controllers allow for full, independent tracking of all five fingers. That means you should be able to grab items and move around like you normally would, and because the controllers are supposed to have a fit that you can loosen or tighten, you won't be able to drop them easily.