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Pope OKs resignation of Cardinal Wuerl amid cover-up scandal

Pope OKs resignation of Cardinal Wuerl amid cover-up scandal

The president of the US bishops' conference welcomed Pope Francis' pledge to fight attempts to cover up cases of sexual abuse and to stop offering special treatment to bishops who have committed or covered up abuse. That could mean Wuerl's role as a "chief conduit" between the U.S. Church and Francis will stay in place, and his influence with the pope is unlikely to be diminished - if anything, since his retirement may afford him more time in Rome, it might even grow. Consulte Mais Informação

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Japan asks USA to ensure sanctions don't hurt Iran trade

Japan asks USA to ensure sanctions don't hurt Iran trade

Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, is set to deliver extra 4 million barrels of its oil to India in November, in what could be a Saudi move to replace lost Iranian barrels. Special representative on Iran Brian Hook , accompanied by assistant secretary of state for energy Francis Fannon, will meet "Indian government counterparts for consultations", the state department announced Thursday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fortnite on Android is now available without an invitation for compatible devices

Fortnite on Android is now available without an invitation for compatible devices

Though the game is still technically in beta, you'll no longer need an invite or press credentials to download and play the game in all of its mobile glory. Since Fortnite is still in beta on Android, players need to apply for the beta and hope they'll receive an invitation . If your phone isn't on the list, you might be able to run the Fortnite Android beta if your device has certain specs. Consulte Mais Informação

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UN calls for probe into death of Venezuela opposition member

UN calls for probe into death of Venezuela opposition member

Members of the First Justice party embrace outside the Bolivarian National Security Service (SEBIN) headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela , Monday, Oct. The opposition claims that more than 100 Venezuelans opposed to Maduro are being held as "political prisoners", some for more than four years, with little access to the outside world and their legal rights routinely trampled on. Consulte Mais Informação

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Instagram is now using machine learning to detect bullying in image uploads

Instagram is now using machine learning to detect bullying in image uploads

In honor of National Bullying Prevention month in the US, Instagram has unveiled its latest AI features that aims to help tackle cyberbullying by scanning posted content. In another move, a filter that enables Instagram users to detect and hide bullying remarks from Instagram feeds or profiles was extended to comments on live videos, according to Mosseri. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cyclone Titli batters eastern India, 300000 evacuated

Cyclone Titli batters eastern India, 300000 evacuated

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik is slated to take a review of the overall damage caused by Cyclone Titli . Wind speeds of up to 150kph were reported, with gusts of up to 165kph. Bhubaneswar: With cyclone Titli intensifying into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday and is most likely to cross the Gopalpur coast early on Thursday, the Odisha government has directed the departments concerned to ensure zero casualty. Consulte Mais Informação

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Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

The government chose to scrap capital punishment because the Malaysian public had shown they were against the death penalty, Gobind said. It looks like we may soon get rid of the death penalty and other extreme laws, after all. De Lima said that as a human rights defender and legislator, she has pushed for the introduction of the penalty of qualified reclusion perpetua in criminal laws to ensure restorative justice instead of punitive measures. Consulte Mais Informação

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Razer Phone 2 is faster, brighter, louder, and ideal for Fortnite fans

Razer Phone 2 is faster, brighter, louder, and ideal for Fortnite fans

Razer makes sure its processor is cooled effectively for minimal throttling thanks to the use of Vapour Chamber Cooling, similar to that used in its laptops. And the back of the phone is made of glass to facilitate Qi wireless charging. Also, it wouldn't be gaming hardware without RGB lighting. The Razer Phone 2 will allow users to choose from over 16.8 million colors of lights, so they can tweak the effect as they like. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google exposed user data, feared repercussions of disclosing to public

Google exposed user data, feared repercussions of disclosing to public

While Google says there is no clear misuse of profile data that occurred as a result of this breach, MacMillan of the Journal says it raises questions about the company's commitment to user privacy . Besides low usage, Google + engagement rates are also defeating, with 90-percent of all sessions lasting for under five seconds, according to Alphabet's subsidiary. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook unveils smart video chat speakers for home

Facebook unveils smart video chat speakers for home

The smaller Portal device has a 10-inch horizontal screen, while the larger Portal + has a 15-inch screen that can rotate from landscape to portrait positions. Although Facebook has been striving really hard to be an integral part of people's lives, the truth surfaces - Consumer's trust over Facebook is still at a low ; Thanks to the scandal slate! When people are not on a call, Portal's "Superframe" can display favourite photos and videos and important notifications like ... Consulte Mais Informação

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How a United States mom's Him Too tweet about her son backfired hilariously

How a United States mom's Him Too tweet about her son backfired hilariously

He's 32, a student at the University of Central Florida and considers himself a supporter of the #MeToo movement , he told The Washington Post . In a tweet that has since been deleted (as has the account), she wrote: "This is MY son". "This is MY son", begin the majority of tweets, before listing the achievements of everyone from horror villain Norman Bates to Back to the Future's Marty McFly . Consulte Mais Informação

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