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Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation’s “boundless” gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States, dedicating his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a top Cabinet secretary and two other families who lost loved ones. Participating in the somber, annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Trump recounted the stories of Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado…

Tiger Woods’s DUI arrest a stark reminder of where his life is right now – Golf.com

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

It’s not—as the various credible news sites have it—a pretty timeline. Tiger Woods was arrested on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Fla., on Memorial Day at around 3 a.m., booked at a Palm Beach County jail at 7:18 a.m. and released under his own recognizance around 11 a.m. By high noon, his mug shot was all over the internet. Woods lives up the road from Jupiter on the secluded…

The Latest: Putin visits new Orthodox Church in Paris – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a blunt greeting to Vladi­mir Putin on Monday, criticizing the use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Russian-backed government and blasting Russia’s state-run news media as “organs of influence and propaganda.” Macron had invited the Russian leader to France to reset a relationship that has turned increasingly sour. Putin did more than any other foreign leader to undermine Macron’s legitimacy in this country’s recent…

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking ‘heads down’ approach – CNN

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)Two of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, are keeping their heads down. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/05/28/john-kelly-jared-kushner-russia-sot-nr.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_14′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170306185854-john-kelly-03-06-2017-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = false;if (autoStartVideo === true) {if (turnOnFlashMessaging…

Merkel warns against “simple answers” after Trump meetings – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

LONDON — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe “really must take our fate into our own hands.” It was the toughest review yet of Trump’s trip to Europe, which inflamed tensions rather than healed them after the U.S. president sparred with the leaders of Washington’s closest and oldest allies on trade, defense and climate…

The Eve V is the USB-C Surface Pro that Microsoft won’t make – The Verge

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Microsoft is quite open about its reasons for continually refusing to add USB-C to its line of Surface computers; the company just doesn’t think the multi-functional port is mainstream enough yet. But that doesn’t mean people don’t want it, as Eve-Tech CEO Konstantinos Karatsevidis will tell you. And he should know — his startup’s new convertible computer, the Eve V, had its spec sheet determined by the votes of thousands…

Expanded laptop ban could cover half a million travelers a day – CNNMoney

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Thousands of flights and hundreds of thousands of passengers will be affected every day if the United States extends its so-called laptop ban to all international flights. For now, electronic devices larger than a cellphone are banned from the cabin on flights bound for the United States from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. But Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he might expand the ban to…

Tiger arrested on DUI charge in Florida – ESPN

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

12:18 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Tiger Woods was arrested for driving under the influence early Monday near his home in Jupiter, Fla., according to an online Palm Beach County Police report. The winner of 14 major championships who is recovering from back surgery in April was released on his own recognizance at 10:50 a.m. ET after spending several hours in jail. He was booked…

Kushner Asked to ‘Lay Low’ After Russia-Related Reports, Source Says – NBCNews.com

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — Back on his home turf after an eight-day foreign trip, President Donald Trump is once again facing down controversy — and now it’s hitting close to home. Trump was greeted on U.S. soil by new reports involving his son-in-law-turned-senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner. NBC News reported Thursday that Kushner has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, with multiple officials telling NBC News that investigators believe…

Trump’s actions have ‘weakened’ the West, German foreign minister says – CNN

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

(CNN)Germany’s foreign minister launched a scathing criticism of Donald Trump on Monday, claiming the US President’s actions have “weakened” the West and accusing the US government of standing “against the interests of the European Union.” ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/03/17/trump-and-merkel-body-language-erin-sot.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_26′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170317160509-trump-snub-handshake-merkel-orig-vstop-dlewis-00000000-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId =…

President Trump gives Memorial Day Address at Arlington National Cemetery – Fox News

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

President Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to perform one of the most solemn duties as commander-in-chief—laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The president gave his first Memorial Day address, after laying the wreath, like so many presidents before him, as part of the ceremony to remember, and honor, the men and women who died fighting for the United States of America. “Thank…

The Latest: Macron attacks Russian media outlets – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

PARIS — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to France (all times local): 5:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has made an extraordinary attack on two Russian media outlets, saying they acted as “propaganda” organs during France’s election campaign. Speaking at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Macron accused the two outlets, Russia Today and Sputnik, of spreading fake news. He said that’s why…

Google Chrome redesign: How to get the new layout early – The Independent

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Google has redesigned the Chrome app, and Android users can test its new layout now. The company has tweaked the browser’s user interface, making its core features easier to access. The address bar has been moved from the top of the screen to the bottom, which is a sensible switch considering that’s where your thumbs naturally rest when you hold a smartphone. With phone displays seemingly getting larger and larger by…

Popular Chinese Lesbian Dating Site Removed From Internet – NBCNews.com

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

BEIJING — A popular Chinese dating app for lesbians has been shut down, along with its website and main social media account, just as the gay community celebrates Taiwan’s decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry, a first for Asia. The app, Rela, set up in 2012, has around 5 million registered users, a cached version of its entry on Apple’s iTunes site shows. But users began noticing last…

While the rest of the world tries to “kill email,” in China, it’s always been dead – Quartz

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

It’s a familiar story for students or businessmen on their first-ever visit to China. After rounds of beer and baijiu with potential clients, or a karaoke gathering through a university exchange program, the foreigner will ask the Chinese person sitting next to her for his email address. The Chinese person will smile blankly, somewhat confused. He’ll offer her a phone number, along with a WeChat account. But the visitor doesn’t…

Real-Time Innovations seeks internet of things revolution – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

SUNNYVALE — Real-Time Innovations aims to do more than jump into the emerging world of the internet of things. It has devised software that enables companies and other organizations to connect industrial, transportation, medical and energy devices so they can communicate with each other and operate more efficiently. Sunnyvale-based RTI expects to grow its sales to more than $30 million in 2017 from more than $25 million in 2016. This newspaper recently interviewed Stan…

Here are all the laptops Asus just announced at Computex – The Verge

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Asus just finished its Computex Taipei 2017 press conference, and in a surprising departure for the Taiwanese company, it was totally straightforward. That’s right, there were no weird tablets or dubious home robots this year, and no-one said “selfie” on stage even once — there were just a ton of new laptops. Here are all of them! ZenBook Flip S The Flip S is the “world’s thinnest convertible,” according to…

Asus unveils the world’s thinnest convertible laptop yet – Mashable

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

The world of convertible laptops just got its thinnest yet. Asus unveiled the Zenbook Flip S on Monday in a large scale launch event, a day ahead of the larger Computex technology show in Taipei.  SEE ALSO: Asus ZenWatch: A Fancy Smartwatch That Measures Your Relaxation Levels The Zenbook Flip S is 10.9mm thin. In comparison, competitors like the HP Spectre x360 come in at 13.8mm, and the Apple MacBook…

Apple’s Last 17-inch MacBook Pro Set to Become Obsolete – Mac Rumors

Posted: Monday, May 29, 2017

Apple will soon make the Mid-2011 MacBook Air and Late 2011 MacBook Pro obsolete, meaning the two models will no longer be accepted for official repair in Apple Stores from June 30. The computers are about to be added to Apple’s vintage and obsolete products document, according to 9to5Mac, indicating that Apple has discontinued hardware support for both MacBooks in all regions except for California and Turkey. Also set…