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Google's Doodle honours Swedish scientist Eva Ekeblad's work with potatoes

Google's Doodle honours Swedish scientist Eva Ekeblad's work with potatoes Ekeblad was the first woman agronomist who discovered how to extract starch from potatoes. Google said: "The Swedish scientist brought potatoes, then a greenhouse curiosity, to the people". With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including MarketingProfs.com , SoftwareCEO.com , and Sales and M... [Full Article...]

WWE 2K18 tags Nintendo back in with a Switch release

WWE 2K18 tags Nintendo back in with a Switch release The page shared a "special message" from WWE star Seth Rollins . A notable absense from Nintendo platforms for the past few years has been wrestling, specifically the WWE franchise. WWE 2K18 Switch players will be able to compete with or against Superstars that will make up this year's ever-growing roster of playable characters. [Full Article...]

Smart Home Device Calls Police During an Alleged Domestic Assault

Smart Home Device Calls Police During an Alleged Domestic Assault He allegedly had a firearm, physically attacked her and threatened to kill her. And as a mother and daughter in New Mexico discovered the other day, certain smart speakers will call the cops in the middle of a domestic dispute. Barros's girlfriend sustained physical injuries, but the daughter was found to be unharmed. After finally giving up, the boyfriend was charged with possession of a firear... [Full Article...]

J&K police bust Lashkar-e-Taiba module, arrests UP resident

J&K police bust Lashkar-e-Taiba module, arrests UP resident It may be recalled that Lashkari, who carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, was killed in a gunfight with security forces along with his Pakistani associate Abu Maaz in Brenthi village in Anantnag district. Khan said Sharma had come to Kashmir from Patiala in January this year along with some associates with the motive of carrying out "criminal activities" and he was held in a robbery case... [Full Article...]

Teenage girl dies after minibus collides with lorry in Birmingham

Teenage girl dies after minibus collides with lorry in Birmingham A photo showing the flowers, balloons and cards has been posted on the John Taylor High School Facebook and Twitter feeds, together with the message: "When words are not enough: Hundreds of reasons why Holly was so special, and why our school community feels such a loss". [Full Article...]

Neymar urges Barcelona to sign Brazil team-mate Paulinho

Neymar urges Barcelona to sign Brazil team-mate Paulinho The 28-year-old Paulinho is now starring for Guangzhou Evergrande in the Chinese Super League after a disappointing spell with Tottenham Hotspur . Barcelona have admitted to interest in the player . Neymar told Sport : 'I hope Paulinho signs for Barça. Surprise links between Barcelona and Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho began to arise in the media last month, with many ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka's ban on bottom trawling: Tamil fishermen to start indefinite strike

Sri Lanka's ban on bottom trawling: Tamil fishermen to start indefinite strike Saturday's arrest follows the arrest of eight Tamil Nadu fishermen earlier this week, and comes amid heated exchanges over Sri Lanka's new fishing bill. A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol, arrested the Indian fishermen while they were engaged in bottom trawling in Sri Lankan territorial waters, about 13 Nm northwest of the Kovilam Point, the Navy said. [Full Article...]

Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France following crash

Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France following crash The BMC Racing rider hit the rocks on his right-hand side and was attended to by medics, who carried him into an ambulance on a stretcher. "Richie will be taken to hospital for examination". Overall, Froome leads Aru by 18 seconds and Romain Bardet by 51 as two-times victor Alberto Contador of Spain cracked on the last climb and dropped out of contention. [Full Article...]

Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge stays motivated with one single stat

Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge stays motivated with one single stat He bashed his 30th home run of the season on Friday evening against the Milwaukee Brewers while setting a new Yankees rookie record and breaking his tie with Joe DiMaggio . McGwire had 33 in 1987 on his way to 49 for the Oakland Athletics . Judge's effort came in a disappointing 9-4 loss to the Brewers. "I wish all 30 were game winners", Judge said. [Full Article...]

United States to sell Patriot missile defense systems to Poland

United States to sell Patriot missile defense systems to Poland American First Daughter Ivanka Trump has paid her respects to the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. "A memorandum was signed tonight that the USA government has agreed to sell Poland Patriot missiles in the most modern configuration", Macierewicz said in a news conference broadcast on public television on Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Newfound particle relies on its charm(s)

Newfound particle relies on its charm(s) Additionally, there are baryons that come with combinations of heavier quarks, each of which have peculiar names such as "strange" and " charm ", and less unusual definitions such as "top" and "bottom". This is a situation favorable to scientists, as it makes it easier for them to learn more about the particles. Although the Xi-cc++ is short-lived, it exists for longer than its Xi-cc+ cousin. [Full Article...]

Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul

Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul This morning, a presenter on Iraqi state television announced that forces are now fighting for the last few meters of territory adding "then final victory will be announced". The battle for Mosul has already displaced 90,000 people, about half the city's pre-war population, according to aid organizations. The United Nations predicts it will cost more than $1-billion to fix basic infrastructure i... [Full Article...]

Basirhat violence: Opposition teams flock to the riot-torn suburb

Basirhat violence: Opposition teams flock to the riot-torn suburb The West Bengal police today stopped a three-party delegation to Basirhat in the wake of the continued violence in district. The Opposition parties had earlier said that they would go to Basirhat on Friday to appeal for calm, The Times of India reported . [Full Article...]

James Clapper Refutes Trump's Claim Others May Have Meddled in Election

James Clapper Refutes Trump's Claim Others May Have Meddled in Election It is "distressing" to hear President Donald Trump casting questions on who was responsible for hacking activities during the 2016 campaign, Rep. Adam Schiff said Thursday. "The President's comments today, again casting doubt on whether Russian Federation was behind the blatant interference in our election and suggesting - his own intelligence agencies to the contrary - that nobody really knows,... [Full Article...]

As G-20 summit opens, USA plans are hazy for North Korea

As G-20 summit opens, USA plans are hazy for North Korea Asked if the USA has given up hope on China , Tillerson said, "No, we have not given up hope". Trump has threatened to use trade to pressure Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea and U.S. "CNN has been "fake news" for a very long time ", Trump said, adding the broadcaster has "taken my tweet too seriously and has hurt themselves very, very badly". [Full Article...]

Too Much Fan Service Can Make a Game Tasteless; Zelda DLC Feedback

Too Much Fan Service Can Make a Game Tasteless; Zelda DLC Feedback The Champions' Ballad has excited the imagination of Zelda fans the world over since it was first announced- after all, it will be the first story focused expansion for a Zelda game ever, which is already exciting enough in and of itself. [Full Article...]

Friendship goals! SRK gifts a posh vehicle to Salman

Friendship goals! SRK gifts a posh vehicle to Salman As per reports , SRK has gifted Salman Khan a luxury auto, giving all their fans out there some serious friendship goals. The friends-turned-foes-turned-friends have proved that the heart made bonds stay life long. As per as the shooting schedule is concerned, shooting is still going on in both Mehboob studios and Yash Raj studios simultaneously. According to media reports, "When Salman Kh... [Full Article...]

Waymo Drops Most Patent Claims in Autonomous Car Fight With Uber

Waymo Drops Most Patent Claims in Autonomous Car Fight With Uber Earlier Friday, Waymo narrowed its case against Uber by dropping three of four patent-infringement claims in the lawsuit. Meanwhile, the court on Friday ruled over Alphabet's objections that Uber may depose Alphabet CEO Larry Page. The court also said Uber can depose David Drummond, Alphabet's chief legal officer and a former Uber board member, unless Waymo agrees to not call him as a witness ... [Full Article...]

Celtics reportedly trading Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris

Celtics reportedly trading Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris The Pistons still have the rights to Caldwell-Pope, and they could use that to their advantage. Mar 8, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris (13) continues to argue with a referee after being called for a technical foul against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. [Full Article...]

Sensex Recovers From Intraday Lows, RIL, HDFC Bank Among Top Movers

Sensex Recovers From Intraday Lows, RIL, HDFC Bank Among Top Movers The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 8.71 points or 0.03 percent at 31,360.63, but gained 1.4 percent for the week. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 51.51 points or 0.16% at 31,317.83. Most Asian stocks fell today after data showed weaker-than-expected USA private sector job growth in June and global sovereign debt yields rose across the board amid bets the European Central Bank will g... [Full Article...]


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