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S. Africa not to nationalize banks: finance ministry

S. Africa not to nationalize banks: finance ministry Professor Christopher Malikane, who irked Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba after calling for the nationalisation of mines and banks, is an award-wining academic. He said Malikane is within his rights as an academic and an activist to contribute ideas to national discourse on any subject. "The have given us a 90-day review, so we need to engage with them just to have a face-to-face discussion with ... [Full Article...]

Distress among Americans reach all-time high

Distress among Americans reach all-time high The research led by Judith Weissman , a researcher in the department of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City indicated that mental illness is on the rise this time. In 2006, the first year of the survey, 9 percent of Americans with SPD didn't have health insurance. Moreover, the research suggests that there is a large and growing population of people with mental illness who a... [Full Article...]

Georgia Special Election: Democrat Ossoff, Republican Handel Will Go to Run-off

Georgia Special Election: Democrat Ossoff, Republican Handel Will Go to Run-off Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. The fact that a Democrat took the most votes in the 6th District came as a surprise to everyone, said Kennesaw State University political science professor Kerwin Swint. [Full Article...]

Glitch in the Frontier Marks Titanfall 2's Latest Complementary DLC

Glitch in the Frontier Marks Titanfall 2's Latest Complementary DLC Are you still going strong with the game, or is new DLC enough to make you hop back in? In the upcoming " Titanfall 2 " Glitch map , players can expect to see twisting paths with long trails and areas for vertical drops. The trailer gives us a good look at the new map, which you can see down below. Not exactly sure how that will work, but it says "M.R.V.N. Faction" right there in the update n... [Full Article...]

Runoff likely in much-watched USA congressional race

Democrats are trying to turn a Congressional election in Georgia into a referendum on President Trump. And this is the second time in as many weeks that Democrats had high hopes and didn't see their best case scenarios realized when all the votes were cast. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump gives Donald cheeky reminder during anthem

There was no Sean Spicer dressed up in a bunny suit at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday (local time ) - but eagle-eyed viewers were still rewarded with a comical moment. "I've seen those kids, and they're highly, highly competitive". The gaffe came shortly after the President gave a speech beside a person dressed as the Easter Bunny, telling a crowd of children that "we will be ... [Full Article...]

China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly February 20, 2017: Ivanka Trump Marks LLC wins preliminary approval for a trademark covering branded leather handbags in China, where the company has 52 pending or registered trademarks listed in the government trademark database. When Nordstrom announced it would no longer carry Ivanka Trump's line, the president posted a negative tweet about the company, showing no apparent interest in separatin... [Full Article...]

Will Kris Marshall Take Over Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who?

Will Kris Marshall Take Over Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who? Although a new promo did not indicate whether the two characters will join forces in Season 10, it is only inevitable for the two to agree to work together to take down Capaldi's twelfth Doctor, Screenrant observed. Presumably we'll find out a little more about Doctor Who's Christmas special - and whether or not this rumour holds water - by the end of the season 10 in a few months. [Full Article...]

Physicists coax superfluid to have 'negative mass'

Physicists coax superfluid to have 'negative mass' Physicists in the US have created a fluid with "negative mass"-meaning that when you push it away, it accelerates towards you". When scientists say something has negative mass, they don't mean it literally. The team created these conditions by using lasers to slow the particles, making them colder, and allowing hot, high energy particles to escape like steam, cooling the material further. [Full Article...]

Missing South African hunter feared to have been eaten by crocodiles

Missing South African hunter feared to have been eaten by crocodiles A South African man is thought to have been eaten by crocodiles while on a hunting safari in Zimbabwe. Later that day his dogs returned to the camp without Mr Van Zyl. Group fined thousands for illegally taking more than half a tonne of paua John Drinnan: When does plain talk become hate speech? . Heavy rains have led crocodiles to turn up in unexpected rivers. [Full Article...]

NASA Announces Evidence Saturn's Moon Could Support Life

Scientists believe this breakthrough discovery will pave the way for more explorations within our solar system, in order to find life. The research is published a paper in the journal Science and it is noted that hydrogen gas is a potential "chemical energy source for life" and has been found present in the plumes. [Full Article...]

Democrat leads in Georgia race; final count delayed

If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, the top two finishers compete in a runoff election on 20 June. "Just learned that Jon @ Ossoff , who is running for Congress in Georgia, doesn't even live in the district". Trump added to the criticism by Twitter. Trump posted another tweet early Wednesday, saying "Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candid... [Full Article...]

Jagannath Temple Priest Detained By Police For Opposing Mamata Banerjee's Visit

Jagannath Temple Priest Detained By Police For Opposing Mamata Banerjee's Visit A " sevayat " of the temple, Somnath Khuntia, has raised an objection to her visit, saying that since she "endorses beef eating", she should not be allowed to enter the temple. However, BJP's Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh said "Even former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had to face a similar situation for a controversial stance taken by her" adding "Mamata Banerjee had gone on record telling in ... [Full Article...]

Does Jon Ossoff Live in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District?

Does Jon Ossoff Live in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District? We are changing the world. But even the most optimistic Republican warns that hard-to-predict turnout models, mixed with rainy weather that besieged parts of the district, add another dose of uncertainty. Eighteen candidates, including the ones seen in this compilation of campaign advertisements, are running in a special election on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting

Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting Authorities are searching multiple states for Stephens, who is considered armed and unsafe. A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information leading to Stephens' arrest. Stephens had referred to himself as a case manager. Steve Stephens, 37, had a concealed carry license on Sunday when he recorded his fatal encounter with Robert Godwin Sr., 74. [Full Article...]

Big changes may be coming to the iPhone

Big changes may be coming to the iPhone Apple is apparently testing a "revamped iPhone with an all-screen front, curved glass and a stainless steel frame ", the report said. This might also be the reason behind the delay in the iPhone launch of 2017. Just like most of the recent iPhone 8 reports, Bloomberg also says that supply constraints might force Apple to delay the iPhone 8 by one or two months. [Full Article...]

Trump wishes Britain 'best of luck' with early election

Vote will be held in Parliament on Wednesday. May had full support of Cabinet and had spoken to the Queen Opposition parties say they will not block move to hold election on June 8. She said it was "all the important that Scotland is protected from a Tory Party which now sees the chance of grabbing control of government for many years to come and moving the United Kingdom further to the right - ... [Full Article...]

Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pennsylvania

Facebook relies largely on its 1.9 billion users to report posts that violate its terms of service, and it employs thousands of workers to examine those reports. In the case of the most recent murder video, almost two hours passed before users reported it on Facebook, according to the company. Police would not speculate on what was behind the killing, but in the video and other footage he post... [Full Article...]

Facebook unveils 'Spaces,' a Bitmoji-like virtual avatars, at F8

Avatars cannot only converse with each other, but avatars can also video chat with friends and family members who may not have an Oculus Rift via Facebook Messenger. It'll also be possible to pause and move away from the group area, without necessarily leaving it altogether. The idea is simplify what might otherwise require a flurry of texts and sharing of links. [Full Article...]

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff Hill resigned to run in the special election for the 6th Congressional District. DUNWOODY, Ga. - An upstart Democrat leads a special election in a conservative Georgia congressional district as he bids for a major upset, but his margin is narrowing. [Full Article...]


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