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Game of Thrones chat episode 3: Some family reunions, a brood-off and a serve of queen's justice - ABC Online;

Game of Thrones chat episode 3: Some family reunions, a brood-off and a serve of queen's justice - ABC Online

ABC OnlineGame of Thrones chat episode 3: Some family reunions, a brood-off and a serve of queen's justiceABC OnlineWith precious few episodes left to wrap things up, HBO hit fast-forward on Game of Thrones this week. So fasten your seatbelts and join your Westerosi correspondents Pete Marsh and Dan Miller to see what you might have missed. Before we begin, if you ...Game of Thrones: Explaining Melisandre's Mysterious GoodbyeVanity FairGame of Thrones ups the sadism, the humour and the dialogueIrish TimesThe Queen's Justice is the best episode of Game of Thrones to date – it gives us what we need, not what we wantThe IndependentGizmodo Australia -Telegraph.co.uk -TheStranger.com -USA TODAYall 570 news articles »

Facebook shuts down controversial chatbot experiment after AIs develop their own language to talk to each other - Daily Mail;

Facebook shuts down controversial chatbot experiment after AIs develop their own language to talk to each other - Daily Mail

Daily MailFacebook shuts down controversial chatbot experiment after AIs develop their own language to talk to each otherDaily MailFacebook has shut down a controversial chatbot experiment that saw two AIs develop their own language to communicate. The social media firm was experimenting with teaching two chatbots, Alice and Bob, how to negotiate with one another. However ...Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Create Language Humans Can't UnderstandNDTVFacebook put cork in chatbots that created a secret languageCNETFacebook shuts down an AI program after bots go rogueMoneycontrol.comSun.Star -The Daily Dot -NEWS.com.au -Banking Technologyall 76 news articles »

Monster Hunter Stories Slipped Its Release Date Into a Charming Trailer - TIME;

Monster Hunter Stories Slipped Its Release Date Into a Charming Trailer - TIME

TIMEMonster Hunter Stories Slipped Its Release Date Into a Charming TrailerTIMENintendo just unveiled the release date for Monster Hunter Stories, a spinoff of publisher Capcom's critter-stalking franchise for the Nintendo 3DS. U.S. owners can buy it for $39.99 on September 8. You can find those details and more in a new trailer ...Monster Hunter World - Release Date, HD Gameplay, Trailer, Platforms, Co-Op - Everything We KnowUSgamerYou Can Catch Monster Hunter Stories This SeptemberGame RevolutionMonster Hunter Stories Releases on September 8th in United StatesGamingBoltSiliconeraall 28 news articles »

John Terry and Chelsea face no FA action for contrived 26th-minute substitution - Telegraph.co.uk;

John Terry and Chelsea face no FA action for contrived 26th-minute substitution - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukJohn Terry and Chelsea face no FA action for contrived 26th-minute substitutionTelegraph.co.ukJohn Terry and Chelsea will face no action from the Football Association over his contrived 26th-minute farewell substitution, it has emerged. Bets placed on Terry's withdrawal during his final appearance for the Premier League champions were ...John Terry and Chelsea to face no FA action over 26th-minute substitutionBBC SportNo further action to be taken against Chelsea or John TerryBelfast TelegraphJohn Terry has avoided FA punishment over his final Chelsea substitution for the clubDaily MailThe Independent -Mirror.co.ukall 7 news articles »

Football: Manchester United confirm $71m Matic deal - The Straits Times;

Football: Manchester United confirm $71m Matic deal - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesFootball: Manchester United confirm $71m Matic dealThe Straits TimesMidfielder Nemanja Matic celebrating Chelsea's Premier League title win last season. The Serbian international could make his United debut against Sampdoria in Dublin tomorrow in a friendly or in the Uefa Super Cup against Real Madrid next week.Nemanja Matic's first interview as a Manchester United player - full transcriptTelegraph.co.ukNew Manchester United man Matic desperate not to disappoint VidicFourFourTwoMatic is trusted by Mourinho and can be just what Pogba, Man United needESPN FC (blog)Express.co.uk -ManUtd.com -Bleacher Report -Fox Sportsall 682 news articles »

What's Next: August 01, 2017 - The Straits Times;

What's Next: August 01, 2017 - The Straits Times

The NationWhat's Next: August 01, 2017The Straits TimesPakistani lawmakers will elect a new prime minister today to replace ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, with ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi set to be appointed as interim leader until Mr Sharif's own brother is eligible. Mr Sharif's younger ...WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to bring new styleChannel NewsAsiaSharif's ouster may be more complicated than corruptionDaily SabahFrom Bhutto to Sharif, Pakistani politics has been burdened with dynastic privilege and hamstrung by corruptionFirstpostValueWalk -Deccan Chronicle -The Daily Star -Times of Indiaall 528 news articles »

Dow logs record, but tech slump caps gains for broader market - MarketWatch;

Dow logs record, but tech slump caps gains for broader market - MarketWatch

MarketWatchDow logs record, but tech slump caps gains for broader marketMarketWatchThe Dow industrials finished at an all-time high on Monday, but the broader market's gains were hobbled by losses in the technology sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.28% gained 60.81 points, or 0.3%, to close at 21,891.12, pulling back ...Dow hits record high while tech retreatsReutersWall St rises for fourth month, US dollar in longest losing streak since 2011Financial TimesHow major US stock market indexes fared on MondayWashington PostInvesting.com -The Straits Timesall 78 news articles »

The next iPhone could make Apple's Retina display even better - The Verge;

The next iPhone could make Apple's Retina display even better - The Verge

The VergeThe next iPhone could make Apple's Retina display even betterThe VergeThe next iPhone — the one with the bezel-less screen that leaked out in the HomePod code over the weekend — might be getting a massive jump in screen resolution in addition to the revamped design, according to a tweet from developer Steve ...Apple's next iPhone: facial-recognition and all-screen design, leaks suggestThe GuardianHow an iOS Developer Just Uncovered The Next iPhoneWIREDNew iPhone details leak: Yes, Apple is still chasing SamsungThe RegisterQuartz -TIME -NDTV -Fortuneall 138 news articles »

'Shadow lovers' revel in eclipse darkness - CNN;

'Shadow lovers' revel in eclipse darkness - CNN

CNN'Shadow lovers' revel in eclipse darknessCNNFor complete coverage of the Eclipse of the Century go to cnn.com/eclipse. Watch live, in virtual reality, as the eclipse moves coast to coast on August 21st. (CNN) They travel the world, but their focus is never on a destination. They're obsessed with ...So the eclipse is coming and you suddenly want to be an astronomer. Here's what they actually do.Washington PostFake Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Flooding the Market: How to Stay SafeSpace.comFour ways anyone can be a scientist during the solar eclipsePopular ScienceTIME -CBC.ca -USA TODAY -WCVB Bostonall 152 news articles »

Consumers lost S$3.59m in prepayments last year: Case - TODAYonline;

Consumers lost S$3.59m in prepayments last year: Case - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineConsumers lost S$3.59m in prepayments last year: CaseTODAYonlineConsumers have reported losing about S$8.35 million in advance payments for goods and services since 2014. TODAY file photo. View all comments. mail · Tweet · Share. Published: 4:00 AM, August 1, 2017. SINGAPORE — Consumers have reported losing ...and more »

Trump's comms director Scaramucci out as new chief of staff takes reins - Channel NewsAsia;

Trump's comms director Scaramucci out as new chief of staff takes reins - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaTrump's comms director Scaramucci out as new chief of staff takes reinsChannel NewsAsiaAnthony Scaramucci, named Donald Trump's new White House communications director 10 days ago, did not last long. (Photo: AFP/Jim Watson). 01 Aug 2017 04:04AM. Share this content. WASHINGTON: White House communications director Anthony ...The meteoric rise and fall of Anthony ScaramucciThe Straits TimesMorning mail: Trump fires Scaramucci after 10 daysThe GuardianHow Anthony Scaramucci Spent His 10 Days in the White HouseFortuneLos Angeles Times -ABC News -CNN -Politicoall 6,812 news articles »

Dutch Police Bust Gang That Allegedly Snatched iPhones From Moving Trucks - NPR;

Dutch Police Bust Gang That Allegedly Snatched iPhones From Moving Trucks - NPR

NPRDutch Police Bust Gang That Allegedly Snatched iPhones From Moving TrucksNPRFollowing a heist that's being compared to something out of a Fast & Furious film, Dutch police have arrested five men who allegedly snatched $600,000 worth of iPhones from a moving truck. And, police say it probably wasn't their first big job.iPhone thieves 'used van to rob moving truck'BBC NewsInsane highway heist netted $590000 in iPhones and lifelong fameBGRRomanian gang arrested for stealing $590000 in Apple iPhones from a moving truckAppleInsider (press release) (blog)VICE -CNETall 29 news articles »

US hits 'dictator' Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote - Channel NewsAsia;

US hits 'dictator' Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaUS hits 'dictator' Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela voteChannel NewsAsiaA wounded anti-government activist is assisted by Venezuelan medics during clashes that erupted during Sunday's vote, leaving 10 people dead. (Photo: AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt). 01 Aug 2017 01:54AM (Updated: 01 Aug 2017 04:28AM ) ...Venezuela opposition calls vote result a 'bold-faced lie'TODAYonlineWatch live: Anthony Scaramucci's removal addressed at White House press briefingLos Angeles TimesVenezuela's attorney general: 'This is the end of freedom of expression'CNNBBC News -The Globe and Mail -Washington Post -The Atlanticall 1,131 news articles »

'We feel totally crushed': Family express grief as 12-year-old girl formally identified as Grenfell Tower victim - getwestlondon;

'We feel totally crushed': Family express grief as 12-year-old girl formally identified as Grenfell Tower victim - getwestlondon

getwestlondon'We feel totally crushed': Family express grief as 12-year-old girl formally identified as Grenfell Tower victimgetwestlondonEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul - Channel NewsAsia;

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaIslamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in KabulChannel NewsAsiaAfghan security forces stand guard at the site of a suicide blast near Iraq's embassy in Kabul. (Photo: AFP/Shah Marai). 31 Jul 2017 05:40PM (Updated: 01 Aug 2017 01:13AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn.IS claims deadly attack against Iraqi embassy in KabulFRANCE 24The Latest: Afghanistan says 2 Iraq embassy staff killedDaily MailIslamic State's Khorasan 'province' assaults Iraqi embassy in KabulLong War JournalTimes of India -The Sydney Morning Herald -New York Times -ABC Onlineall 158 news articles »

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott - Channel NewsAsia;

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaQatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycottChannel NewsAsiaQatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, Qatar's WTO representative Ali Alwaleed al-Thani told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Buildings ...Saudi Arabia hampering haj pilgrims, says QatarThe Straits TimesThe Gulf Crisis, as Told Through CartoonsThe AtlanticQatar takes complaint of 'illegal siege' to WTOFinancial TimesNewsweek -South China Morning Post -The National -Al-Arabiyaall 585 news articles »

Russia expulsions won't deter US 'commitment to allies': Pence - Channel NewsAsia;

Russia expulsions won't deter US 'commitment to allies': Pence - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaRussia expulsions won't deter US 'commitment to allies': PenceChannel NewsAsiaUS Vice President Mike Pence (R) has reassured the Baltic states of America's commitment to its allies. (Photo: AFP/Mark Wilson). 01 Aug 2017 12:46AM (Updated: 01 Aug 2017 12:48AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on ...VP Pence, in the Baltics, voices support for mutual defense in NATOTODAYonlineMike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 'threat'BBC NewsPence takes tough tone on Russia after Moscow retaliates against sanctions legislationWashington PostFinancial Times -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -NBCNews.com -CNNall 198 news articles »

British PM May's spokesman says EU free movement to end in 2019 with Brexit - The Straits Times;

British PM May's spokesman says EU free movement to end in 2019 with Brexit - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesBritish PM May's spokesman says EU free movement to end in 2019 with BrexitThe Straits TimesLONDON (REUTERS) - The automatic right of European Union citizens to live and work in Britain will end in March 2019 with Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday, after her ministers publicly differed over the shape of the divorce ...UK PM May's spokesman: Free of movement with EU will end in March 2019THE BUSINESS TIMESNo 10 contradicts Hammond over 'off the shelf' Brexit transition dealThe GuardianFactbox: Brexit squabbles? What PM May's ministers say on immigrationTODAYonlineBBC News -Financial Times -BBC News -CNNall 303 news articles »

Football: Ronaldo denies tax fraud at court hearing - Channel NewsAsia;

Football: Ronaldo denies tax fraud at court hearing - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaFootball: Ronaldo denies tax fraud at court hearingChannel NewsAsiaMADRID: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo denied hiding millions of euros in income at a court hearing near the Spanish capital on Monday (Jul 31) where he was charged with tax evasion. The Portuguese - the world's highest paid sportsman ...Ronaldo appears before judge in tax fraud investigationTODAYonlineCristiano Ronaldo denies tax exasion as he appears in courtEurosport.com ASIACristiano Ronaldo appears in Spanish court over alleged €14.7M tax evasionCNNFourFourTwo -The Guardian -TVNZ -ESPN FCall 250 news articles »

Mayor Parojinog knew his death was coming – relatives - Manila Bulletin;

Mayor Parojinog knew his death was coming – relatives - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinMayor Parojinog knew his death was coming – relativesManila BulletinCagayan De Oro City – Slain Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., who was fondly called “Aldong,” had an anti-illegal drug policy of his own even as he knew death was coming his way because of threats to his life, according to some relatives.Shocking death tollInquirer.netFollowing death of Parojinogs: Loot, Rama not worriedPhilippine StarPhilippine Mayor Linked to Drugs, 14 Others Killed in RaidsWorld Politics ReviewSun.Star -Rappler -BusinessWorld Online Edition -InterAksyonall 270 news articles »