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Prez Donald Trump 'all alone' on Christmas

Prez Donald Trump 'all alone' on Christmas

After the meeting with Trump at the White House on Thursday, outgoing Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanLawmakers shrug off shutdown drama Shutdown to drag on for days after Senate adjourns without deal Both sides play blame game on first day of shutdown MORE (R-Wis.) told reporters that the president said he would not sign the stopgap bill, known as a continuing resolution, that would fund the government through February 8. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google Home named most intelligent smart speaker in annual speaker test

Google Home named most intelligent smart speaker in annual speaker test

Remarkably, Amazon's commerce-centric Echo device is almost half as good at commerce-related queries as a Google Home (we also saw similar results with the testing of virtual assistants earlier this year). This is because, as Loup Ventures puts it, "HomePod's lead in this category may come from the fact that the HomePod will pass on full SiriKit requests like those regarding messaging, lists, and basically anything other than music to the iOS device paired to the speaker". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pope's Christmas wish is

Pope's Christmas wish is "fraternity"

He said he hoped that an internationally-brokered truce for Yemen would bring relief to that country's people, especially children, "exhausted by war and starvation". Peter's Basilica at the Vatican , Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. To extend his outreach this Christmas, Francis sent his trusted secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to Iraq to celebrate with the country's long-suffering Christians. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump criticizes outgoing Defense Secretary Mattis, attitude to allies

Trump criticizes outgoing Defense Secretary Mattis, attitude to allies

The shutdown began on Friday at midnight , after Trump said he would not sign a continuing resolution pushing the spending battle to after the holidays. They were "not all military", said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who was there. Trump is also facing additional opposition from within his own party over the decision to reduce troops in Syria and Afghanistan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Poco to launch new smartphone in India tomorrow, company confirms

Poco to launch new smartphone in India tomorrow, company confirms

The firm through its General Manager India, C. Manmohan made this know via a twitter post in which it said a new Pocophone is coming, asking fans to make a guess about when the actual launch will be. It recently received Android Pie-based MIUI 10 update. Poco F1 has a dual camera setup with a 12 MP Sony IMX363 sensor with a f/1.9 aperture and a 5 MP depth sensor. Consulte Mais Informação

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What happens in a partial government shutdown

What happens in a partial government shutdown

According to CNBC , 420,000 employees, including as many as 54,000 Customs and Border Protection employees - the agents who are now working to secure the southern U.S. Congress can move to order that furloughed employees be paid retroactively after a shutdown is over, though that is not guaranteed. But hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be forced off the job, and some services will go dark. Consulte Mais Informação

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Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected

Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected

Round two comes overnight on the backside of the low. Wednesday will be similar to Tuesday with a chance for showers, but most will be dry. Both rounds will be fairly light in the valley but conditions will be worse in the Sierra. It'll be fair with a warming trend taking us into Thursday . So if you want to see the snow, you'll want to get up by 10am. Any travel plans on Wednesday are good to go! The warning reads: "Fog or freezing fog patches will quickly become more widespread ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Lava, ash spew from Italy's Mount Etna

Lava, ash spew from Italy's Mount Etna

At 9.30pm on Monday, the authorities chose to close the airport for all incoming and outgoing flights because volcanic ash continued being spewed unabated in the atmosphere. This was Etna's "first flank eruption" in more than a decade, according to a local volcanologist. Later on Monday, a magnitude-4.3 tremor was also recorded by officials - the strongest felt throughout the day. Consulte Mais Informação

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