SixTen Ministries

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Apple iPhone X review: This changes everything

The iPhone, reborn<p>The iPhone X changes everything.<br>But the future is in good hands.<p>The iPhone, reborn<p>The iPhone X changes everything.<br>But the future is …

Best Buy gives up, drops pricier iPhone X models

Best Buy has stopped selling the iPhone X at higher prices than Apple.<p>When preorders began last week for the newest iPhone, Best Buy offered an "unactivated" version that cost $100 more than Apple's pricing. The 64GB iPhone X model cost $1,099 from Best Buy versus $999 at Apple, while the 256GB …

Facebook, Google and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill. Here’s what they said.

By Hamza Shaban<p>, Reporter<p>Craig Timberg<p>, Reporter<p>Elizabeth Dwoskin<p>, Silicon Valley reporter<p>Lawyers from Facebook, Google and Twitter are testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon amid mounting political pressure to fully investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign …

Truck Driver Kills Eight in Lower Manhattan Terrorist Attack

Eight people were killed and about a dozen more were injured Tuesday when a motorist in a rented pickup truck deliberately drove down a bike path in lower Manhattan and mowed down several people before crashing into a school bus. Officials said it was a terrorist attack — the deadliest in New York …

Extremism

Nuclear sub sailors fired after ‘absolutely disgraceful’ parties with a prostitute and cocaine

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>The British sailors who spend their lives in submarines safeguarding the nation’s nuclear missiles are, without hyperbole, contenders for the most important job in the world.<p>The gravity of their mission is even evident in the names the British Royal Navy gave to the …

North Korea

Hail to the chief: cyclist gives Trump the middle finger

Woman makes her feelings clear as she is overtaken by the US president’s motorcade on its way out of one of his golf clubs<p>The president of the United States is used to being saluted, but a cyclist in Virginia put her own particular slant on the tradition on Saturday when she was overtaken by Donald …

Donald Trump

White nationalists met by counterprotesters cancel second rally in Tennessee

<b>(CNN) —</b> White nationalists groups that rallied Saturday in Shelbyville, Tennessee, were met by a large police presence and dozens of shouting counterprotesters. Hours later, a second rally planned in nearby Murfreesboro was canceled.<p>The demonstrations, which organizers called the "White Lives …

Rights & Freedoms

EPA Abruptly Blocks 3 Agency Scientists From Giving Talks On Climate Change

It's the latest sign of the administration's assault on climate science.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly barred three agency scientists from giving talks about climate change at a conference in Rhode Island days before they were scheduled to speak.<p>The researchers were booked to …

Pesticides

Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.

Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn’t sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks’s latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in …

Satellite stares into Hurricane Jose's eye, revealing whitecaps on the ocean below

While Hurricane Irma has garnered the most headlines in the past few days, the next storm that needs to be watched is already lurking in the Atlantic.<p>…

2016 Weather Was 'Very Extreme' and 'Cause for Concern,' Report Says

WASHINGTON — Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report.<p>The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the Earth, highlighting numerous records including hottest …

Exclusive: Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck, wants to test in Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in “platoons” that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests between the car company …

Anthony Scaramucci dropped a curious claim about Mike Pence in his infamous New Yorker interview

A portion of Anthony Scaramucci's profanity-laced conversation with a reporter from The New Yorker two weeks ago was left out of the magazine's initial bombshell report, which helped lead to Scaramucci's removal as White House communications director.<p>According to The New Yorker's Washington …

Donald Trump

In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions.<p>Xi’s comments came hours after …

Scientists: Suck CO2 out of atmosphere or face the consequences

We need to start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible. If we don't, future generations will have to choose between biblical weather events or spending trillions of dollars trying to avoid them. This is the grim prognosis from an international team of researchers led by …

France could face 'mega-heatwaves' of more than 50C by 2100, warn researchers

In France in the summer of 2003, so many people died that the mortuaries over-flowed with bodies and refrigerated lorries had to be used instead.<p>The …

The honey bee is facing an existential threat — and it could be very bad for humans

Millions worldwide go to less lunatic lengths to capture the fruits of the labour of the world's three trillion or so honey bees, but it is a tribute to the global value of the honey bee and its nectar that even here high in Nepal, just 10 miles or so from Mount Everest, humans risk life and limb …

Bees

California wildfires threaten hundreds of homes, force evacuations

A pair of wildfires in the United States have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes in California and forcing evacuations at a popular …

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing …

Somalia internet outage is 'major disaster'

<b>Somalia's government says an ongoing internet outage is costing the country $10m (£7.7m) each day.</b><p>The outage affects southern Somalia, and was caused by damage to an undersea fibre-optic cable more than two weeks ago.<p>Somali Post and Telecommunications Minister Abdi Anshur Hassan has called the …

Donald Trump Jr., Mosul, Penn Station: Your Monday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>• Dirt on Clinton was offered to Trump team.</b><p>President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer …

Just 100 companies are responsible for 71pc of greenhouse gases since 1988, report finds

The Chinese coal industry and stock market debutant Saudi Aramco have been named as the world’s biggest emitters of carbon dioxide.<p>As new data claims to have identified the top 100 emitters of greenhouse gases over the last three decades, a leading NGO has warned that natural resources companies …

Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday backtracked on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia, tweeting that he did not think it could happen, hours after his proposal was harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted.<p>Trump said on Twitter early …

Healthcare disagreements roil U.S. Senate Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators returned to Washington on Monday following a 10-day holiday recess still at odds with one another over legislation President Donald Trump wants passed to repeal major portions of Obamacare.<p>With only three weeks left before a summer recess scheduled to …

France's Macron says will continue to press Trump on climate agreement

HAMBURG (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had not given up on trying to get U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to change his mind about withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate change agreement.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during the press …

The Human Army Using Phones to Teach AI to Drive

As her fellow patients read dog-eared magazines or swipe through Instagram, Shari Forrest opens an app on her phone and gets busy training artificial …

U.S. officials say Russian government hackers have penetrated energy and nuclear company business networks

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>Russian government hackers were behind recent cyber-intrusions into the business systems of U.S. nuclear power and other energy companies in what appears to be an effort to assess their networks, according to U.S. government officials.<p>The U.S. officials said there is no …

Cybersecurity

New study confirms the oceans are warming rapidly | John Abraham

Although there’s some uncertainty in the distribution among Earth’s ocean basins, there’s no question that the ocean is heating rapidly<p>As humans put ever more heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere, the Earth heats up. These are the basics of global warming. But where does the heat go? How much …

Global Warming

More than 20 rallies nationwide over 'atrocities' of Sharia law

Civil rights groups accuse the protesters of being "anti-muslim."