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Trump's Interior Department recommends shrinking the borders of six national monuments

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending shrinking the size of at least six national monuments - four on land, and two at sea, The Washington Post reported today . That includes the fiercely contested Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, according to a leaked draft of a memorandum Zinke submitted to the White House. Should President Donald Trump follow the Interior Department's recommendations, the actions will likely lead to lawsuits .
The recommendations come after the Interior Department's four-month review of 27 national monuments that were created since 1996. The review...
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Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he regretted how he handled his first briefing, during which he made assertions about the size of President Donald Trump's inauguration crowd earlier this year.
During his unofficial first press conference, Spicer did not take questions, instead saying the administration would "hold the press accountable," and contending falsely that the January inauguration was the "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in-person and around the globe."
In an interview with The New York Times published on Monday, the former press...
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Some Google Pixel 2 phones are making weird clicking noises, customers say

Some Google Pixel 2 phones are making weird clicking noises, customers say

Google's new Pixel 2 phone is making weird clicking and high-pitched whining noises, customers say. It comes after multiple reports of problems with the Google Pixel 2 XL's... Read more ...

Pixel 2 XL: déjà des problèmes de brûlures d'écran pour Google

Pixel 2 XL:  déjà des problèmes de brûlures d'écran pour Google

Le smartphone Pixel 2 XL n'est sorti qu'il y a quelques jours seulement, pourtant le flagship de Google doit déjà affronter un problème de taille. En effet, le Pixel 2 XL... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Facebook is changing the way the News Feed works in six countries. Media organisations that don't pay to... Read more ...

Report: Airbnb just lost the person it recently installed to head up its...

Report: Airbnb just lost the person it recently installed to head up its China business

China is a tough nut to crack, no matter how much money U.S.-based companies have to throw at it. That's the overarching takeaway tonight, given the news - first reported by... Read more ...

Microsoft drops lawsuit after DOJ limits use of gag orders when accessing...

Microsoft drops lawsuit after DOJ limits use of gag orders when accessing customer data

Microsoft said it will drop its lawsuit against the Department of Justice over gag orders placed on companies that prevent them from telling customers when their personal data... Read more ...

Vodafone and Micromax launch Bharat 2 Ultra Android smartphone at Rs. 999

Vodafone and Micromax launch Bharat 2 Ultra Android smartphone at Rs. 999

With competition in the ultra-affordable 4G phones heating up, Micromax has launched the Bharat 2 Ultra Android smartphone in partnership with Vodafone , one of India's leading... Read more ...

Animal Crossing mobile game will be showcased during Nintendo Direct

Animal Crossing mobile game will be showcased during Nintendo Direct

After multiple delays, Nintendo is finally ready to show off an Animal Crossing mobile game during a Nintendo Direct on Tuesday. We'll find out whether the game will adhere... Read more ...

Apple co-founder Wozniak will not buy the iPhone X on launch day

Apple co-founder Wozniak will not buy the iPhone X on launch day

We've seen Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak with other phones besides the iPhone, and the straight shooting tech icon has often been brutally honest even if it meant saying... Read more ...

Huawei Watch 2 Pro brings eSIM to Android Wear 2.0

Huawei Watch 2 Pro brings eSIM to Android Wear 2.0

Few traditional smartphone OEMs are now making smartwatches. And almost all of them have been ejected out of the now Google-centric online Google Store. That doesn't seem to... Read more ...

Ghost of CRT: Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have ‘burn-in' issue

Ghost of CRT: Some Google Pixel 2 XL screens may have ‘burn-in' issue

'Burn-in' problems with the new Google Pixel 2 XL? Apple and Samsung extend their infinite court case battle, vintage gaming glory comes to the Microsoft Xbox One. Read more ...