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Former US Envoy for N. Korea Calls for Selective Travel Ban

Former US Envoy for N. Korea Calls for Selective Travel Ban The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) has warned the United States of nuclear war, after it carried out live-fire bombing run near North Korea border. With further testing, they say, North Korea will achieve even longer ranges. "It's a shame that they're behaving this way", Trump said, "but they are behaving in a very, very risky manner and something will have to be done about... [Full Article...]

F1 Bottas - victor of pole position in Austria

Bottas's Mercedes led Vettel's Ferrari by less than a tenth after the first runs in Q3, with Hamilton's Mercedes 0.131 seconds further back in third. Hamilton is the only driver on the grid to have won at the Red Bull Ring . Hamilton, who won at Spielberg a year ago, appeared to struggle at times with his tyres after starting with the more durable super soft rubbers before changin... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Retail box image leaked out

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Retail box image leaked out Here is what Amazon has in store for its India-based Prime members. The Redmi and Redmi Note 4 smartphones have been breaking sales record in India. Unfortunately, those of you who don't have Amazon Prime membership are not going to benefit from this sale. [Full Article...]

Admissions to IIT can go on as SC vacates stay

Admissions to IIT can go on as SC vacates stay However, the Court decided that the question pertaining to evolving a mechanism to prevent errors in question papers should be considered and has asked the Centre to submit its response on the same. The court asked the IITs to give an undertaking that such mistakes would not recur and no situation to award bonus marks would arise. The stay applies to all institutes that used the IIT-JEE (Advance... [Full Article...]

Speedrunning Event Raises $1.7 Million, A New Record

Speedrunning Event Raises $1.7 Million, A New Record The amount was raised by 30,068 people which is an average of $59.08 per person raised. The biggest donation was $20,300, according to the stats page . The next Games Done Quick event, AGDQ, is set to take place in January 2018. They also shattered last year's record, which raised about $1.3M United States dollars. [Full Article...]

New Apple MacBook Pro goes on sale in India

New Apple MacBook Pro goes on sale in India The Macbook Air also received a minor spec bump. Apple has revealed the pricing details of its new line-up of products and has also confirmed that they will be available in stores and e-commerce platforms starting today. These MacBooks have two variants. The former has been priced at Rs 1,04,900 and the latter at Rs 1,21,100. Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro is priced at Rs 195,800 for the 25... [Full Article...]

Former Conservative cabinet minister: Theresa May must go

Former Conservative cabinet minister: Theresa May must go Nearly one year on from her first day as Prime Minister - a job she took on in the chaotic aftermath of Britain's shock referendum vote to leave the European Union - May will urge voters and political opponents to help her "tackle the injustice and vested interests that threaten to hold us back". [Full Article...]

NASA's Hubble Captures Images of a Hidden Galaxy named IC 342

NASA's Hubble Captures Images of a Hidden Galaxy named IC 342 In these new observations, gravitational lensing magnified the distant disk galaxy dotted with brilliant newborn stars nearly 30 times. Gravitational lensing occurs when light from a more distant galaxy passes a massive object such as another galaxy or an entire galaxy cluster, and is bent and distorted by gravity into an arc. [Full Article...]

Full 'Thunder Moon' graces our skies tonight, here's when

Full 'Thunder Moon' graces our skies tonight, here's when As is typical of a summer full moon , it will be visible above the horizon for a shorter time than in winter months. Thunder moon also marks the start of summer season in the Northern Hemisphere. BUCK MOON The new antlers are apparent on the deer during July. The moon has been dominating the evening sky the last few nights. A full moon occurs when Earth is directly between the Sun an... [Full Article...]

CBI raids Lalu Prasad Yadav and family's 12 premises over corruption charges

CBI raids Lalu Prasad Yadav and family's 12 premises over corruption charges Lalu said that BJP is regularly targeting me him and his family under political vendetta. The raid lasted for almost 10 hours during which officials reportedly have gathered some very incriminating against a number of family members of Lalu Prasad Yadav that could have strong political implications in the state. [Full Article...]

Video Of Polish First Lady Missing Handshake with Trump Goes Viral

Earlier in the day, Trump said the consequences for North Korea would be "severe," but that "I don't draw red lines". The Kremlin said it disagreed with Trump's assessment of Russia's behaviour. In June, Emmanuel Macron gripped Mr Trump's hand so tightly his knuckles went white . Even Fox News reported that she appeared to snub Trump . [Full Article...]

Twins get 'sexier' by signing Bartolo Colon to minor-league contract

Twins get 'sexier' by signing Bartolo Colon to minor-league contract He was 2-8 with a 8.14 earned-run average in 13 starts in Atlanta but was an all-star a year ago with the Mets in NY, where he was 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA in his 19th major league season. The Twins have used 10 starters this season, and only one, ace Ervin Santana, has remained in the rotation from the season's onset. Many thought Colon would rejoin the Mets, but he ultimately chose Minnesota. [Full Article...]

Prime Day 2017 Deal: Amazon Echo Sells For Under $90 Today

Prime Day 2017 Deal: Amazon Echo Sells For Under $90 Today Amazon is now offering a deal on the refurbished Echo, selling the device for just $89.99 . The new Amazon Echo normally sells for $179.99, so this deal on a refurbished model is pretty nice if you've been interested in Amazon's assistant-in-a-tube. [Full Article...]

Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (CHK) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.5. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.04. [Full Article...]

Shelvin Mack finalizing 2-year, $12M deal with Magic

Shelvin Mack finalizing 2-year, $12M deal with Magic But it is unclear whether the deal will include a team option, player option or partial guarantee for the second season. The issue on the roster now stands with D.J. A rather erroneous three-point shooter with good drive-and-kick instincts and above-average defense, Mack makes an excellent veteran backup point man in any rotation, especially in one in need of leadership like Orlando's . [Full Article...]

Liberum Capital Reiterates Sell Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)

It closed at $58.5 lastly. It has outperformed by 10.72% the S&P500. About 486,162 shares traded. The Company is the holding company of the Marks & Spencer Group of companies. Nasdaq.com's article titled: "The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Marks and Spencer Group, Lloyds Banking ..." and published on June 09, 2017 is yet another important article. [Full Article...]

Main accused of Ballabgarh lynching arrested from Maharashtra

Main accused of Ballabgarh lynching arrested from Maharashtra NDTV reported that the arrest comes days after the Haryana Police admitted they had wrongly identified the person as the main accused in the case. The accused is likely to be produced before a Dhule magistrate for a transit remand on Sunday and later handed over to the police in Delhi. [Full Article...]

Wildfires cause more evacuations in the Cariboo

Wildfires cause more evacuations in the Cariboo The Trans Canada Highway is closed off in both directions between Ashcroft and Cache Creek to allow crews to respond to the fire, and Highway 97C is closed in Ashcroft as well. During an evacuation order , registering all family members at a local reception centre tells emergency responders that you are safe. "After battling more than 2,500 wildfires in Florida this year, Florida Forest Ser... [Full Article...]

Victory over IS in Mosul soon

Victory over IS in Mosul soon The channel's correspondents embedded with security forces battling in the Old City. After nine months of fighting against ISIS , the city center and the historic old city, including the famous mosque where Al-Baghdadi declared the ISIS Caliphate, have been left in ruins. [Full Article...]

Milky Way's brown dwarf population may exceed 100 billion

Milky Way's brown dwarf population may exceed 100 billion An artist's impression of a T-type brown dwarf. These candidate brown dwarfs might weigh only a few tens of Jupiter masses, or about 100 times less than the most massive stars seen towards the centre of the image. Here, there is a higher density of more massive stars, and is said to have conditions unlike many other clusters. This instrument combines two technologies: the Nasmyth Adaptive Optics... [Full Article...]


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