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Research Ontario to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2019
Author: 0 Ontario to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2019

The Changing Workplaces review reports approximately one-third of Ontario's 6.6 million workers are vulnerable due to new technologies, a shrinking manufacturing sector and fewer union jobs. Other measures included in the proposal call for making sure part-time employees are paid the same rate as their full-time counterparts, and that every worker receives paid sick days.

Research Nintendo files trademark for Super Nintendo World amusement park
Author: 0 Nintendo files trademark for Super Nintendo World amusement park

This isn't the first time people have parodied Mario Kart in real cities, but rather than a couple of people getting together and doing this off their own bat, it's been organised by a company called Maricar . The trademark was pointed out by a recent post on NeoGAF. So far, Nintendo has kept details of what will be actually included within Super Nintendo World aside from some concept art that showed off a Super Mario themed multi-leveled structure, a Toad house, a Princess ...

Research Forecast: Above-normal hurricane season
Author: 0 Forecast: Above-normal hurricane season

Meanwhile Accuweather is warning of landfall risks for the United States coastline and early season storm potential. The forecasters put the likelihood of an above-normal season at 45 percent. Also, warmer sea surface temperatures tend to fuel hurricanes. Hurricane season runs through November 30th. The forecast calls for five to nine storms becoming hurricanes, with winds of 74 miles per hour or higher.

Research Nvidia unveils tech that could turn any MacBook into a gaming machine
Author: 0 Nvidia unveils tech that could turn any MacBook into a gaming machine

First, NVIDIA is setting specifications of the GPUs in this design to run at their maximum efficiency point, allowing the notebook to get the best possible gaming performance from Pascal with the smallest amount of power draw. Not only that, but these laptops should be up to 70% more powerful than currant gaming laptops, signifying a generational leap. That could be true, but I'm sure that the sleek Max-Q Design laptops aren't going to be targeting the accessible or mainstream end of the ...

Research Kenya President Kenyatta launches campaign amid concern over violence
Author: 0 Kenya President Kenyatta launches campaign amid concern over violence

As part of election preparedness, Kenyan agencies charged with security, law enforcement and war against graft have developed a set of guidelines to be adhered by aspirants in order to ensure the polls are peaceful and transparent. But his government has also been rocked by scandals and strikes by doctors and university lecturers and has not convicted any senior officials of corruption.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa (SA) probable playing 11

Three days out from their competition opener against Bangladesh, England were given a rude awakening after slumping to 20 for six after five overs in the third one-day worldwide against South Africa at Lord's. The top-order struggled against Rabada and Parnell and the hosts were struggling at 20/6 before Jonny Bairstow started the fight. "Every time he comes in he scores runs and he continues to bang on the door".

Research Here are all the laptops Asus just announced at Computex
Author: 0 Here are all the laptops Asus just announced at Computex

It also sports a couple of USB-Type C ports while an adapter with another USB-C, a USB 3.0 and HDMI ports is rumored to be included in the box. The company also launched the VivoBook Pro 15, which has a 15.6-inch 4K UHD display with wide view technology.

Research G7 divided as Trump stonewalls on climate
Author: 0 G7 divided as Trump stonewalls on climate

Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted that he would make a decision next week on whether to back the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions following lengthy discussions with G7 partners. Discussions on United States fealty and commitment to global treaties erupted even as Trump faced a raging fire in the White House over his son-in-law Jared Kushner's alleged back channel outreach to Russian Federation which some former spymasters have said, subject ...

Author: 0 Penguins outshot and outplayed, but outlast Predators 5-3 in Game 1

Since they had taken their last shot - Nick Bonino's 3-0 goal that went off Mattias Ekholm with 17 seconds to go - the Predators scored three goals . Meantime, the Penguins blew the three-goal lead. The Pittsburgh Penguins are just seven games away from repeating as Stanley Cup Champions. . Pittsburgh downplayed the notion it was worn out, figuring adrenaline and a shot at making history would make up for any lack of jump while playing their 108th game in the last calendar year.

Author: 0 Overwatch tease points to - moon map? New hero? Lore dump? You decide

You may recall that this is where we first learned about Winston and the Lucheng Interstellar was working to raise genetically superior gorillas. A post on the Overwatch website mentions the Horizon Lunar Colony. The question, however, is whether the message means that Overwatch will soon get a new map, a new hero, or both. Though it's equally likely that a new Overwatch playable character is being teased.

Research More Arrests in Manchester; Suspected Bomber Is Innocent, Father Says
Author: 0 More Arrests in Manchester; Suspected Bomber Is Innocent, Father Says

Explosives were found at one site, the Independent reported, citing security service sources. It said the database was built around a longstanding U.S. "Yes, quite frankly. I mean the British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources and I have been very clear with our friends that should not happen again".

Research JioFiber may launch this Diwali; to offer 100GB data for ₹500
Author: 0 JioFiber may launch this Diwali; to offer 100GB data for ₹500

Reliance Jio chairman said that he would come up with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband services. Just a few weeks after, emerging player ACT Fibernet launched new super-fast internet service in select cities (Hyderabad & Bengaluru) with 1gbps internet speed, 400 times faster than national average of 2.5mbps.

Research Lost Sphear announced for PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Lost Sphear announced for PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch

Although the companies have not yet commented on the possibility of a narrative connection between the two games, Lost Sphear builds on the core mechanics of I Am Setsuna . It also showcases the enhanced ATB battle system, where players can change their placement during battles in order to use different strategies. Lost Sphear hopes to keep up the goodwill towards the studio, and establish it as a key player in the industry.

Research Essential Phone release date, news and features
Author: 0 Essential Phone release date, news and features

The device has officially been unveiled. Today, though, we finally have a first official glimpse at the handset and what secrets it holds to take on the overcrowded market of Android phones. On the back, there's a fingerprint reader and also a special two-pin wireless accessory connector that lets you attach the world's smallest 360-degree camera - yes, the speculations were accurate - or wirelessly charge it.

Research Nokia 9 to pack 8GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC
Author: 0 Nokia 9 to pack 8GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC

This refutes previous rumours of 4GB of RAM spotted on GeekBench earlier on a supposed HMD Global TA-1004 device that was also rumoured to be the Nokia 9 . Nokia recently announced the Nokia 3, 5, 6 and the remake of the Nokia 3310 . Nokia has been on a roll as it has launched 4 new smartphones in the last five months.

Research LG G7 Could Pack Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 Chipset
Author: 0 LG G7 Could Pack Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 Chipset

But it's believed that the next chipset would cut down the power consumption massively alongside upping the efficiency by around 30%. Some felt that they were not getting a device that comes with the "best and latest". With that in mind, it's unclear which 2018 flagship Android smartphone will hit the market first. This year, LG tried to outsmart the competition by launching its flagship, the G6 ahead of anyone else.

Research 'Large part' of Manchester attack network held in Britain
Author: 0 'Large part' of Manchester attack network held in Britain

The attack was the deadliest in Britain since 2005, when 56 people were killed in an attack on the London transport system. Britain briefly suspended intelligence-sharing with the United States over the leaks, but Tillerson said their "special relationship" would "withstand this particular unfortunate event".

Research Coral bleaching on Great Barrier Reef worse than expected, surveys show
Author: 0 Coral bleaching on Great Barrier Reef worse than expected, surveys show

The general increase in temperatures of ocean water is directly linked to the corresponding rise in global carbon emissions, and as more and more carbon is absorbed by the oceans, the temperature of the water will keep going up too. Deeper coral was also affected, but divers are unable to systematically assess mortality rates at those depths. According to researchers, this is up from the original estimated 22 per cent in mid-2016.

Research Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally
Author: 0 Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

Christian has been charged with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder, all felonies, in Friday's attack aboard a Portland commuter train. that we stand together here as one", Muhammad A. Najieb, an imam at the Muslim Community Center, said Saturday. Perplexed, former CBS anchor Dan Rather called on Trump to address the Portland attack in an open letter Sunday afternoon, posted on Facebook .

Research ASUS ZenFone AR Launching in Taiwan in June, US in July
Author: 0 ASUS ZenFone AR Launching in Taiwan in June, US in July

Engadget reported that the phone would launch in the U.S., this summer. What's interesting is that Asus had no new stuff to unveil on the mobile hardware front at the Computex expo in Taipei, where multiple past-generation ZenFone variants vaguely debuted in previous years before ultimately getting their full deets revealed.

Research IPhone 8 to feature new display format
Author: 0 IPhone 8 to feature new display format

Apple's next generation iPhone will not be similar in a display like the previous devices and will sport an 18.5:9 aspect ratio like LG G6. The iPhone 8 screen will be much longer than the one found on the iPhone 7. The bezel on top will be not be removed to accommodate the front camera, earpiece, and sensor; although they would have to be slimmed a bit. Now, in an effort to make those figures even more impressive, the company just launched a trio of new TV spots aimed directly at getting ...

Author: 0 Intel's new Core i9 sounds like a monster

The pricing on their six-core processor, puts six Intel cores in the reach of many consumers. Not only would it help take PCs to the next level, it would also shake up things for the competitors! Over the weekend, Intel slashed the prices for their i3 7350K processor to $149.

Research Neill Blomkamp's Next Project Teases New Horrors and an Alien Invasion
Author: 0 Neill Blomkamp's Next Project Teases New Horrors and an Alien Invasion

In fact, for a time, he was was even expected to helm Alien 5 , though Alien: Covenant director Ridley Scott recently said that a script was never even written . The new world altered everyone. A title card reads simply that Oats Volume 1 will be " streaming soon ". As noted by io9, Blomkamp has previously expressed a desire to use Valve's Steam as a distribution for short films, but neither the teaser video nor the web page confirm that.

Research Asus Announces New Laptops At Computex 2017
Author: 0 Asus Announces New Laptops At Computex 2017

The ZenBook Pro has a 15.6-inch UHD display, and a battery life that should last up to 14 hours on a single charge. The Flip S also has a 13.3-inch 4K display surrounded by a 6.11 mm bezel on the vertical sides, supports active stylus input.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande will perform a benefit concert in Manchester

Manchester police have stopped sharing investigative information with the US until they are guaranteed an end to media leaks, a British official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.

Research United States promises crackdown after Manchester investigation leaks
Author: 0 United States promises crackdown after Manchester investigation leaks

The attack was claimed by Daesh. The number of police officers fell by 14 percent, or nearly 20,000, between 2009 and 2016, according to the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank. The sweeping investigation has caused friction between USA and British security and intelligence officials. The National Police Chiefs' Council condemned the revelations, saying it "undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families".

Research Trump tweets thanks to US service members
Author: 0 Trump tweets thanks to US service members

The weather was lovely for the Memorial Day Service held at Maplewood Cemetery Sunday morning, May 28. Participating in the somber, annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Trump recounted the stories of Green Beret Capt. "As we honor the fearless warriors who gave their lives for ours, spending their last moments on this earth in defense of this country and of its people, words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love or the totality of their courage", ...

Research Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe
Author: 0 Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

But Mr. Kushner is not the subject of a criminal investigation. "If not, then there's no way he can maintain that kind of a clearance", Schiff said. Andrew Hemingway, who co-chaired Trump's campaign in New Hampshire, said Trump won't have trouble countering anonymously sourced reports. Meanwhile, Trump and top Republicans pushed back against the idea that top presidential adviser Jared Kushner could have ulterior motives.

Research Shark with Twitter account detected off New Jersey coast
Author: 0 Shark with Twitter account detected off New Jersey coast

A great white shark with its own Twitter account has been detected off the southern New Jersey coast just in time for Memorial Day, and she's not alone. While these new details of the movements of the shark can seem scary to some, Fischer says beach-goers need not see this as a bad omen. Saturday afternoon, the shark known as Mary Lee was found off Cape May .

Author: 0 Putin, Macron recall czar's 1717 Paris visit

The United State and France have both opposed Assad in Syria, while Russian Federation has continued backing him in the civil war that has resulted in over half a million deaths, and sparked a refugee crisis in the region and parts of Europe.

Author: 0 Fake Media preventing Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is on the defensive amid reports that the president's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner had proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team . The Washington Post previously reported that investigators were focusing on meetings he held in December with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and the head of a Russian bank that has been under United States sanctions since 2014.

Research Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times
Author: 0 Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

It was the latest attack on Copts after Islamic State (IS) group militants bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians . The municipality building, situated in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, donned the colors of the Egyptian flag in an official expression of Israel's support of its southern neighbor, as Egypt continues to reel from the attack that claimed the lives of at least 29 Coptic Christians , including ten children.

Research 'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977
Author: 0 'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977

But the magazine will be only available in NY and Los Angeles from May 31, and the rest of the U.S. on June 6. The Vanity Fair story also will make you miss Fisher even more, and it explains how important she was supposed to be to the film she never lived to work on - the yet-unfilmed Episode IX .

Author: 0 British Airways cancels all flights from London after IT failure

In August 2016, thousands of Delta Air Lines passengers faced delays after a similar system-wide crash forced the airline to ground its flights. The company's chief executive Alex Cruz had said it was believed "the root cause was a power supply issue ".

Author: 0 Lawyer `very surprised´ if Ian Brady knew where Keith Bennett´s body was

So heinous were their crimes, Brady and Hindley , who died in prison in 2002, will go down in criminal history as two of the worst murderers of the 20th century. "Monster Brady is dead", said the front page of The Sun . Mr Makin, who represented Brady for more than 25 years, said: "Clients have their challenges and some are easier to deal with than others".

Author: 0 Journalists flock to IMS to interview 500 drivers on Media Day

High speed (corners) are so much fun - so much fun. The Taco Bell outlet was close to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Dixon volunteered to do a group run for food. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet. It actually gets really good in traffic. "There is not a plan that you think in advance". It's been very impressive, honestly.

Research Here is the changelog for yesterday's Surface Pro 4 firmware update
Author: 0 Here is the changelog for yesterday's Surface Pro 4 firmware update

There have been many reports that the Surface Pro 4 was draining some battery even in Sleep mode and that's what Microsoft has addressed with the latest update. Surface driver update for Surface System Aggregator . Over the past couple of years, the only edge that the iPad Pro really had over Microsoft's devices was its capability to access the internet through cellular data, as well as its superior battery life .

Research The new LG V30 concept slider phone with two displays looks gorgeous
Author: 0 The new LG V30 concept slider phone with two displays looks gorgeous

Before we take a look it's worth noting that these may or may not actually represent the phone that launches later this year, but the project - apparently "Project Joan" - clearly was at least headed in this direction. Samsung , Huawei and LG are among some of these names. Metal rails may surround the sides of the V30, while a near bezel-less form factor will greet you from the front.

Research Poulter sets sights on US Open with Wentworth win
Author: 0 Poulter sets sights on US Open with Wentworth win

I'm looking forward to it". "It's a very hard golf course, especially now it's been redesigned". Two-time victor here Luke Donald was struggling at two-over par for the front nine after a double bogey on the ninth. "After such a good season past year, I maybe put too much pressure on myself subconsciously. I'd think you have to be 15-under par this year to have a chance".

Research Texas House resumes after immigration protest
Author: 0 Texas House resumes after immigration protest

He added that he is now under state trooper protection. Another rep, Justin Rodriguez , told the Texas Tribune he heard Rinaldi threaten to "put a bullet in one of my colleagues' heads". Constitution and unlawfully extends local law enforcement into a field preemptive by federal law. Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers ...

Author: 0 NASA to Make Announcement About First Mission to Touch Sun

Located more than 22,000 miles above Earth in an orbit that keeps it over New Mexico, SDO captured images of the new Moon's almost hour-long transit in front of the Sun. The authorities said that SDO will witness another lunar transit on August 21. It further stated that the surface of the Moon is rugged, sprinkled with craters, mountains and valleys.

Research Mara: Giants Fans Threatened Boycott If Players Joined Kaepernick's Protest
Author: 0 Mara: Giants Fans Threatened Boycott If Players Joined Kaepernick's Protest

The nature in which he chose to protest created an ongoing debate - often heated - that leaked into every sport and every locker-room, including that of the New York Giants. Mara said the Giants never discussed signing Kaepernick, 29, because they were more focused on finding a potential long-term successor to Eli Manning.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner's worst week in Washington

Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick, told Reuters that Kushner "has no recollection of the calls as described".The meeting, as ABC News has reported previously, took place at Trump Tower in NY and was also attended by Lt. "The media does nothing but go after Trump and Russia ", Baldasaro told the Herald yesterday. He is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation.

Research Monaco Grand Prix: Button given 15-place grid penalty
Author: 0 Monaco Grand Prix: Button given 15-place grid penalty

The pair banged wheels with Wehrlein's auto ending up on its side against the barriers, preventing the German from jumping out. SAUBER driver Pascal Wehrlein was involved in a worrying accident when he flipped his vehicle following a collision with Jenson Button .

Research Israeli settlers storm Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa complex
Author: 0 Israeli settlers storm Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa complex

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' top diplomatic adviser, Majdi Al-Khalidi, yesterday condemned the so-called US-led regional peace process which would see Arab states partially thawing their relations with Israel as a first step toward restarting peace talks.

Author: 0 USA to quit Paris climate deal: Trump tells 'confidants'

The Paris deal is the world's first comprehensive climate agreement, set out in 2015, with the aim of keeping the global average rise in temperatures below 2C. Lt. Gen. HR McMaster didn't say if he would be concerned if a citizen tried to set up backchannel communications with a foreign government to influence USA foreign policy, and said he would not be concerned if a White House official tried to.

Research L&T Q4 profit rises 29.5% to Rs 3025 crore
Author: 0 L&T Q4 profit rises 29.5% to Rs 3025 crore

Analysts on average had expected a consolidated net profit of 25.92 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data. Global contracts continued to account for nearly a third of the total orders. Naik, flanked by incumbent managing director and CEO S N Subrahmanyan and CFO R Shankar Raman, said the company would anticipate an increase of 12-14 percent order inflow and 10 percent increase in revenues next fiscal.

Research Coal India Q4 net profit falls 38% to Rs 2716 cr
Author: 0 Coal India Q4 net profit falls 38% to Rs 2716 cr

Analysts in an ETNow poll had predicted a profit of Rs 3,796 crore for Q4FY17. Total expenses in the quarter ended March rose 23% to ₹22,357.5 crore mainly due to ad hoc provision for salaries and wages of non-executives and executives, rise in provisions for gratuity and superannuation liabilities and also due to provision for grade "readjustments".