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Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support

Amazon Echo Show is available for pre-order and it costs $229.99 and it will be available on June 28 . It wasn't until months after its U.S. launch that the original Echo became available in Britain, but it happened eventually. You don't need an Echo Show to start a video call either. However, the initial reaction to the Echo Show's design is not exactly positive, so developer may want to hold fire before cooking up some display-centric Alexa enabled apps.



Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

Human Rights First notes that the White House's invitation to the Turkish president continues a disturbing trend of the Trump administration showcasing its willingness to engage uncritically with human rights violators and authoritarian regimes.


Adviser in room: Trump intel report 'false'

Adviser in room: Trump intel report 'false'

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster was walking by at the time when he saw the crowd of journalists gathered outside Spicer's office. They noted that McMaster denied that "intelligence sources or methods" were discussed and claimed he did not specifically deny the information those sources provided about laptops on aircraft were shared with the Russians.


UN Security Council Rips North Korea Missile Test, Threatens New Sanctions

UN Security Council Rips North Korea Missile Test, Threatens New Sanctions

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Guterres had called on North Korea to fully comply with its global obligations "and return to the path of denuclearization". China is the linchpin of Trump's strategy for halting North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the USA mainland. In other words, "reverse decoupling" assumes that the United States can only militarily act against North Korea as long as the USA mainland is not targeted by a North ...


U.S. upbeat after Turkey talks on Syria, Mattis: 'We'll work it out'

U.S. upbeat after Turkey talks on Syria, Mattis: 'We'll work it out'

US-backed fighters hunted for jihadist holdouts in Syria's Tabqa today after overrunning the city and nearby dam in a step forward for their advance on Islamic State group stronghold Raqa. The SDF is a multiethnic group spearheaded by the YPG, an organization Ankara considers the Syrian affiliate of the PKK, a designated terrorist organization in Turkey, the US, and EU.