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Mitch McConnell: 'Zero chance' USA fails to raise the debt ceiling

Mitch McConnell: 'Zero chance' USA fails to raise the debt ceiling

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday addressed the notion of " fake news " - a phrase often appropriated and used incorrectly by President Donald Trump - distancing himself from Trump's frequent use of the term. "We're going to get the debt ceiling passed", he said. "This is about having a clean debt ceiling so that we can maintain the best credit, the reserve currency and be focused on what we should be focusing on ... Consulte Mais Informação

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AT&T Launches New Primetime Tablet

AT&T Launches New Primetime Tablet

The AT&T Primetime features a 10-inch 1080p HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, and a microSD card slot for expandable storage. If you prefer monthly payments, AT&T is offering its new tablet for $10 per month for 20 months. Despite focusing the entire proposition of the tablet on entertainment, AT&T also emphasized that it's "enterprise-ready". Consulte Mais Informação

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Vandals film themselves smashing 'racist' Christopher Columbus monument in Baltimore

Vandals film themselves smashing 'racist' Christopher Columbus monument in Baltimore

In the video, posted to YouTube under the username "Popular Resistance", one person smashes the monument with a sledgehammer as an unidentified narrator explains why they are destroying the structure. Alluding to the growing national controversy surrounding Confederate monuments in the USA, he labels "hate-filled monuments" as tools of white supremacy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Men Partially Blinded From A Solar Eclipse Warn Others To Watch Safely

Men Partially Blinded From A Solar Eclipse Warn Others To Watch Safely

Animals think that night is coming on. Tuesday: Mostly sunny hot, turning more humid with the chance for a late-day shower or storm. Ninety minutes after the zoo opened, the pathways were clogged with people. For viewers in Jackson County, about 87 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon. As the American Astronomical Society (AAS) points out, there's only one safe option for looking directly at the sun, whether during an eclipse or not: through special-purpose solar filters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sport oficializa contratação do meia Wesley para o Brasileirão

Sport oficializa contratação do meia Wesley para o Brasileirão

Wesley foi contratado pelo São Paulo em 2015, mas acabou não vingando. Dispensado pelo São Paulo no último sábado , o volante Wesley foi anunciado pelo Sport , nesta segunda-feira, em comunicado oficial. O volante tem também passagens pela seleção brasileira. "A torcida do Sport inflama o tempo inteiro". O diretor executivo de futebol do Sport , Alexandre Faria , comentou sobre as características do novo reforço. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iraque inicia ofensiva contra reduto do Estado Islâmico

Iraque inicia ofensiva contra reduto do Estado Islâmico

Poucas horas depois do início da batalha, a Polícia Federal anunciou que recuperou o controle da localidade de Al-Abra al-Sghira, ao oeste de Tal Afar. De acordo com o político, todas as forças do exército iraquiano "se dirigem para Tal Afar, com objetivo de libertar a cidade". A batalha de Tal Afar é uma etapa importante na ofensiva antijihadista, tanto no Iraque, como na vizinha Síria, onde o EI também é alvo de inúmeros ataques. Consulte Mais Informação

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The 9 Best Solar Eclipse 'Dad Jokes'

The 9 Best Solar Eclipse 'Dad Jokes'

Pinhole projectors , which can be made from a cereal box and some paper, show the shadow of the moon blocking out the sun by filtering the light through a small hole. NASA Solar Eclipse Educator Charles Fulco visited TIME for Kids earlier this month to explain how to create a solar viewer with a few household materials. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man arrested after trying to destroy Confederate statue in Houston

Man arrested after trying to destroy Confederate statue in Houston

Andrew Schneck was arrested Saturday night after a Houston park ranger spotted him hiding in some bushes near statue of Confederate officer Richard Dowling in Hermann Park, reported the Houston Chronicle . earlier this month meant to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Philip Hilder, Schneck's attorney, declined to comment on Monday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lebanon foiled bomb attack on Aust flight

Lebanon foiled bomb attack on Aust flight

Machnouk said two of the brothers, Khaled and Mahmoud Khayyat, are held in Australia, while another, Tarek, is a senior member of the Islamic State terror group based in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. But Etihad Airways, the smallest of three long-haul Gulf carriers that fly to Australia, refused to confirm if it had been targeted. It was branded "one of the most sophisticated plots" to have ever been hatched on Australian soil. Consulte Mais Informação

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Acer announce 2-in-1 casual gaming laptop, Nitro 5 Spin

Acer announce 2-in-1 casual gaming laptop, Nitro 5 Spin

As expected, the first products based around the new CPUs are coming to light, with Acer being one of the first OEMs to take the plunge with the Nitro 5 Spin, a 2-in-1 version of the company's Nitro 5 gaming laptop . Its 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS display can be positioned multiple ways depending on your workload, as the hinge rotates 360 degrees. Complementing the great display is great audio provided by the notebook's dual front-facing speakers and a dedicated subwoofer. Consulte Mais Informação

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Patricia Abravanel rebate críticas de Fernanda Lima:

Patricia Abravanel rebate críticas de Fernanda Lima: "Preguiça de você"

Isso porque Fernanda postou em seu Instagram , na manhã desta segunda-feira (21), um texto da jornalista Milly Lacombe que falava sobre o machismo do apresentador. Quer aparecer? Pode deixar, vou parar de te seguir, mas não aguentei. "Então, no momento em que ele tem uma legião de mulheres que o ajudaram a ser o que ele é hoje, ele deve respeito a todas elas", declarou. Consulte Mais Informação

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The preseason AP Poll Top 25 released

The preseason AP Poll Top 25 released

Oklahoma State drew a preseason ranking for the fifth time in the past seven seasons, which is the best stretch in program history. Southern California and defending national champion Clemson rounded out the top five. Clemson, 6. Penn State, 7. The last time was 2002 when the Cougars were No. 11. Auburn is No. 12 and LSU is right behind at 13. South Florida was the highest-ranked team from a Group of Five conference at No. Consulte Mais Informação

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