Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF

BBC News | 2017-08-18

The Daily Stormer is currently inaccessible on the open web, after various domain providers and hosting firms - including one in Russia - banned it from their services. However, it has...

Health Benefits Of Renewable Energy Outweigh Cost Of Subsidies, Study Finds | 2017-08-18

Wind and solar energy are obviously essential in reducing carbon emissions, but they also have a remarkable side effect: saving lives, ARS Technica reports. As they edge out fossil fuels, renewables are reducing not just carbon emissions, but also other air pollutants. And the result is an...


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Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-08-18

By Anjuli Davies and Padraic Halpin LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the...

Alibaba shares climb nearly 3 pct after earnings report

Xinhua | 2017-08-17

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Shares of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba went up 2.77 percent to close at 163.92 U.S. dollars on Thursday after the company announced better-than-expected...


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Cholesterol crystals up risk of heart attack: Study

The Siasat Daily | 2017-08-18

Washington D.C.:A study has warned that cholesterol crystals may increase the risk of heart attack. According to researchers, simply controlling one’s cholesterol by eating a healthy diet, exercising and taking statin medications as needed, could be the best way to prevent these crystals from...

5 delicious dishes you can make with mangoes

Khaleej Times | 2017-08-17

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps Serves: 1 Prep time: 15 mins Ingredients 3 iceberg lettuce leaves 200 gm chicken mince 2 tbsp red onion, chopped 1 tsp chicken stock powder 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp lemongrass 2 lime leaves 2 tsp corn oil 3 tbsp mango cubes 1 tsp...


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Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of Arizona staff

Federal News Radio | 2017-08-18

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department. Chomsky is joining the faculty this month and will start teaching part time in 2018. The 88-year-old, who has...


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Tennis-American teen Tiafoe upsets Zverev in Cincinnati

This is Money | 2017-08-17

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Unseeded American teenager Frances Tiafoe upset red-hot Alexander Zverev 4-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. World number seven Zverev, who stunned Roger Federer in the Montreal final last week after claiming the title in Washington D.C., was...

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

MENA FN | 2017-08-15

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced 15 Aug 2017 The Indian team for the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off against Cana... ......

Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre confirms Lionel Messi has NOT signed new deal — in pre-season ...

The Sun | 2017-08-18

BARCELONA vice-president Jordi Mestre has incredibly revealed Lionel Messi has NOT signed a new contract. Furthermore, he tried to appease supporters by insisting the five-time...

Mets put infielder Jose Reyes on 10-day disabled list

Federal News Radio | 2017-08-18

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday by the New York Mets with a sore left ribcage. Fellow infielder Wilmer Flores remained out of the lineup against the Yankees with a similar injury. Flores planned to work out before the game, and the team decided not to put...

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Wtop | 2017-08-18

Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting the...

Arkansas Online | 2017-08-18

Utah soldier dies in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S....

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-08-18

India aims to restrict Chinese business, tightens power, telecom rules

New Delhi: India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment...

Sify | 2017-08-18

Infosys CEO and MD Sikka resigns

Infosys Ltd said on FridayVishal Sikka has resigned as managing director and chiefexecutive of the company with immediate effect. U B Pravin Rao has been...

DNA India | 2017-08-18

Venezuela Supreme Court orders dissident lawmaker's arrest

Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a USD 6 million extortion ring,... | 2017-08-18

Peru's Defense Minister Warns Of New Potential Drug Hot Spot

Peru’s defense minister warned Thursday a new cocaine-producing hot spot is gaining traction in Peru near its border with Columbia and Brazil and local...

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