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New MacBook Pro Leak Will Anger Everyone – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apple’s annual developer conference kicks off next week, and we’re expecting updates to iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, alongside hints of Apple’s future direction in hot-topic areas such as health, augmented reality, and standalone digital assistants in speakers. But WWDC looks to have another surprise in store. The anticipation is mounting for Apple to update the various MacBook product lines as part of the conference, and that could upset the…

Salman Abedi, Manchester Bomber, Most Likely Had Help, Officials Say – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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The Latest: Trump says meeting with Pope was “honor” – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis welcomed President Trump to the cradle of Roman Catholicism on Wednesday, delivering a message of peace even as the pontiff emphasized his role as the world’s moral counterpoint to the president’s nationalist agenda. The two men met in the pope’s private study for nearly half an hour, joined only by an interpreter. The pontiff, in white papal dress and a pectoral cross on a chain…

Republicans Will Reject Trump’s Budget, but Still Try to Impose Austerity – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Duterte says he may widen martial law from Mindanao to include all of the Philippines – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MANILA — Casting himself as his nation’s savior, President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he was prepared to extend martial law to all the Philippines if necessary. “I will not allow the country to go to the dogs,” he said. Since winning the presidency a year ago, the words “martial law” have rarely been far from Rodrigo Duterte’s lips. On Tuesday, as fighting broke out between the army and Islamist…

Donald Trump’s foreign trip is going smoothly. It won’t last – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump is in the middle of his 9-day foreign trip, a stretch defined thus far by its smoothness and general lack of controversy. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/05/23/things-donald-trump-has-said-about-the-pope-orig-allee.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/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170523125037-pope-vatican-city-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 =…

Microsoft Is Said to Be Eyeing Another Cybersecurity Buy – Fortune

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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How to protect your laptop in cargo when you fly – ZDNet

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images Flying is not as simple as it used to be. The threat of terrorism in the West and further afield has made security in many aspects of life more difficult to ensure. The 9/11 attacks on the US World Trade centers in 2011 in which four planes were hijacked by members of al-Qaeda prompted tighter controls at airports and restrictions on carry-on luggage, and since then,…

Britain says it’s ‘likely’ attacker had accomplices as focus turns to his Libya visits – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MANCHESTER, England — Britain’s top domestic security official said Wednesday it was “likely” that the bomber who killed 22 people at a concert on Monday night was not acting alone, a day after the nation’s threat level was raised and the military deployed to guard public events. In an interview with the BBC, Home Secretary Amber Rudd did not provide details of who suspect Salman Abedi may have been working with…

Seth Rich and the myth behind the unsolved murder case – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Pope welcomes Trump at the Vatican despite past disagreements – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis welcomed President Trump here Wednesday morning to the cradle of Roman Catholicism, delivering a message of peace even as he stands as the world’s moral counter to the new American president’s nationalist agenda. The two men met in the pope’s private study for nearly half an hour, joined only by an interpreter, with the pontiff, in his white papal dress and adorned only with a…

HBO Scraps Jon Stewart-Led Digital Animation Venture – Variety

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

HBO and Jon Stewart have scrapped plans for a short-form animation venture that was designed to provide topical segments to various HBO platforms. The venture was announced in November 2015, shortly after Stewart signed off of “The Daily Show” after a 17-year run. HBO said it would continue to pursue other projects with Stewart. HBO set a four-year production pact with Stewart that included the animation project and a first-look…

Flying without your laptop? Don’t worry. It can be done – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The list of air travel restrictions could get longer and more annoying as the Trump administration this week considers banning large electronic devices, including laptops and tablets, on board flights from Europe to the U.S. For flyers on United and American, the two biggest global carriers out of O’Hare International Airport, this probably will be seen as another unwelcome, meddlesome and onerous show of government authority over air travelers’ lives….

Digital Storage For Media And Entertainment Survey – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Trump advisers call for privatizing some public assets to build new infrastructure – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Trump administration, determined to overhaul and modernize the nation’s infrastructure, is drafting plans to privatize some public assets such as airports, bridges, highway rest stops and other facilities, according to top officials and advisers. In his proposed budget released Tuesday, President Trump called for spending $200 billion over 10 years to “incentivize” private, state and local spending on infrastructure. Trump advisers said that to entice state and local governments…

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MANCHESTER, England — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday night raised the nation’s threat level and deployed the military to guard concerts, sports matches and other public events, saying another attack “may be imminent” following a bombing Monday night that left 22 people dead.  The announcement, which takes Britain’s alert level from “severe” to its highest rating, “critical,” clears the way for thousands of British troops to take to the streets…

Fox News Retracts Story Linking Murder of DNC Aide to 2016 Presidential Campaign – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he’ll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country’s south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages. Duterte declared martial rule for 60 days in the entire southern Mindanao region, the restive third…

Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders – BBC News

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Rome on Tuesday US President Donald Trump is due to hold talks with Pope Francis and Italy’s top leaders in Rome on the third leg of his first oversees trip. Mr Trump and the pontiff have already clashed at a distance on issues including migration and climate change. Mr Trump will also meet Italy’s…