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Microsoft earnings beat expectations thanks to strong cloud performance – TechCrunch

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

Following its longstanding tradition of reporting quarterly earnings for its fourth financial quarter of the year in July, Microsoft today announced non-GAAP revenue of $24.7 billion and GAAP earnings per share of $0.83 (and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.98) for the last three months. Operating income was $7.0 billion non-GAAP. Wall Street expected revenues of around $24.3 billion, which was pretty aggressive to begin with given that this called…

Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president’s authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to…

Fan Recalls Moment With Chester Bennington at Final Meet and Greet – Billboard

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

Hours after the news of Chester Bennington’s passing, the Internet is flooding with reflections on the Linkin Park frontman’s life. As the singer’s celebrity friends and admirers rush to pay their respects, members of the band’s massive fan community are equally as devastated. Mike Shiel is one of them.  The U.K. resident was among one of the last fans to speak with Bennington before his tragic passing. Shiel, a 34-year-old…

The Latest: 2 tourists killed in quake from Turkey, Sweden – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

KOS, Greece — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): ___ 9:00 a.m. Greek authorities say two tourists killed in an overnight earthquake on the island of Kos are from Turkey and Sweden. Fire Service rescue chief Stephanos Kolokouris told state television that the two men had been identified but gave no further details. He said one of the five…

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man – WECT-TV6

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

COCOA, FL (WESH/CNN) – Cell phone video posted on social media shows a Florida man drowning in a pond and has the voices of teens who stood by recording and mocking him and laughing. No one called for help, and the man died. Police call the teens’ actions “beyond heartless.” The video shows Jamel Dunn, 31, his head barely visible, getting into deeper and deeper water July 9. Five teenagers were recording it, and…

Minneapolis police: Fatal shooting ‘should not have happened’ – CNN

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

(CNN)An Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police last weekend “didn’t have to die,” the city’s police chief said Thursday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘justice/2017/07/19/minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_51′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170718222827-minneapolis-woman-shooting-justine-ruszcyk-bride-officer-noor-sot-00002016-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…