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Several Russian media outlets have announced that they are ending cooperation with the lower house of parliament after its ethics commission dismissed sexual harassment accusations by a number of female reporters against an MP. Read Full Article at RT.com
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BlackBerry will provide its infotainment and security software to JLR, in the Canadian firm#39;s latest licensing deal for its autonomous-driving technology after similar agreements with Qualcomm Inc, Baidu Inc and Aptiv Plc.
Brokerage house Phillip Capital has issued a note which is bullish on the company, Action Construction Equipment (ACE), expecting the company#39;s profit to double over next 2 years. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sorab Agarwal, ED of Action Construction Equipment spoke about the latest happenings in his company and sector.
As your personal information leaks out through Facebook, one web browser offers a new option to keep a lid on it -- for private browsing tabs, at least.
Fintech startup Revolut is launching a new type of virtual cards — disposable cards for online purchases. While you could already generate additional virtual cards for a fee, this is a different kind of virtual card as it gets destroyed after each transaction. If you usually shop on Amazon or if you have a Spotify […]
Changes are afoot at Tide, the U.K. fintech startup that offers banking services for small businesses. TechCrunch has learned that founder George Bevis is planning to step down as CEO, and that the nearly three-year old company is actively headhunting for his replacement. It comes at a time when Tide — which counts 30,000 small […]
Virtual reality seems to have become a very tired topic to consumers, products are still getting made though because big tech companies are convinced of its eventual ubiquity. The challenge now becomes attracting attention from people whose attention spans for what you’re selling has perhaps already timed out. Oculus Go is the latest VR hardware […]
Following what felt like years of silence on a plethora of issues, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on an interview rampage (but not us — was it my editorial?). Although he mainly plugs away at the points he made in today's blog post, there are a few items worth noting.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska village of Larsen Bay - with a population of 87 - will have its first luxury cruise ship visit this summer. Kodiak city harbormaster Lon White said it's the first time he can remember a cruise liner visiting one of Kodiak's outlying villages. The ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Although the first wave of a worrisome Pacific storm hasn't caused any major problems in California, forecasters say the worst is still to come, leaving authorities and disaster-weary residents on edge. Record rain fell Wednesday in parts of Southern California where thousands of people have been ...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her. The lights on the SUV didn't illuminate 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg on Sunday night until a second or ...
What: Asian, Antiques & Fine ArtWhere: Litchfield County Auctions, 425 Bantam Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USAWhen: March 24Top lots of the sale:- Qian Songyan, China, Landscape with Scholars, 1935, Watercolor. 46.5« H x 12.75» W, the scroll overall is 86.5 H x 21« W. Qian So ngyan, Chinese, 1899-1985, Signed and dated 1935. Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000- Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Seated Figure, 18th C. 8.75» x 5.5« x 4», holding a vajra (thunderbolt) and ghanta (bell) with elaborate floral lower garment, impressed mark to bottom. Estimate: $8,000- $12,000- Massive Gilt Bronze & Malachite French Clock, 1820. 24.5 H x 18 W x 6, a massive French Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Malachite Clock. Estimate: $7,000- $10,000- Large Thai Gilt Bronze Buddha, 18/19th C. 42.5 H x 27 W 13 D Weight: 170 lbs, very Large Gilt-lacquered Bronze Buddha Statue, Thailand, 18th/19th century, Ratanakosin period, seated cross-legged in dhyanasana (calling the world to witness his enlightenment), flame unisa, with his hands in bhumisparsa mudra, dressed in a robe filled with molded floral and foliate roundels and bands, on tiered integral tiered base. Estimate: $5,000- $8,000- Chinese Porcelain Blue & Celadon Fish Bowl 18th c. Fishbowl. 13« h x 16» diameter, Chinese Porcelain Blue & Celadon Fish Bowl 18th c. Estimate: $5,000- $8,000- Large Stone Chinese Foo Lions, 19/20th C. 27 H x 12 W x 16 D, Weight: 270 lbs each. Pair of Stone Foo Lions, Chinese, late 19th/early 20th C., temple guardians, carved in traditional pose, a very large and heavy pair. Estimate: $3,000- $5,000- Polyphon Music Box 1890 55 Disks Excellent Borland. 21« W x 19» D x 12« H closed, disks 15.5» diameter. Fine Antique Polyphon Table Top Music Box, serial 121797, with 55 accompanying 15.5" disks; restored professionally by the Borland Music Box Company in nearby Pelham New York, c. 1975. With a signed card by Ms. Borland. Estimate: $3,000- $5,000For details, visit: https://bid.litchfieldcountyauctions.comClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
What: Premier Catalog Auction - Day 1Where: Brunk Auctions, 117 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805, USAWhen: March 23, 3.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- Rare 21 Carat Antique Diamond Earrings. Georgian era, silver topped gold convertible Night and Day earrings, estimated total diamond weight 21.5 carats, VS-I, G-faint brown color, tested 14kt. yellow gold and sterling silver, 2-1/4 x 1 in., 17.8 grams. Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000- Antique Platinum, Sapphire & Diamond Pendant. Filigree pendant, center oval faceted blue sapphire 26.6 x 14.6 x 8.18mm estimated weight 25 carats, AGL certificate 1088121, Ceylon origin, white gold, pendant 1-7/8 x 1-1/4 in., chain 14 in. lg., 22.2 grams. Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000- Platinum & Diamond Ring, center round brilliant diamond 3.15 carats, K, VS2, GIA certificate 2181947661, two tapered baguette diamonds estimated total weight 0.32 carats, stamped «10%IridPlat», size 6-1/4, 5.7 grams. Estimate: $12,000 - $16,000- Art Deco Diamond, Sapphire & Ruby Necklace, center old European cut diamond estimated weight 1.25 carats, approx. 160 old European, single, old mine and rose cut diamonds estimated total weight 5.0 carats, 2-3/4 x 1-3/4 in., 16 in. lg., 65.1 grams. Estimate: $12,000- $18,000- Platinum & Diamond Three Stone Ring, center round brilliant diamond estimated weight 1.20 carats, VS1, H, flanked by two round brilliant diamonds, estimated weight 0.87 carat each, VS1, H, stamped «10%IridPlat» and with maker's mark, size 6-1/4, 5.3 grams, with appraisals. Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000- Platinum Sapphire & Diamond Ring, center cushion cut blue sapphire estimated weight 7.9 carats, four cushion cut blue sapphires estimated total weight 1.0 carat, eight round brilliant diamonds estimated total weight 0.40 carat, stamped and tested «BIRKS, Plat», size 6-3/4, 8.9 grams, with appraisal. Estimate: $6,000- $8,000- Vintage Platinum Diamond Ring, filigree design, center old European cut diamond estimated weight 1.61 carat, I-J, SI2, 20 single cut diamonds estimated total weight 0.16 carat, stamped «Platinum», size 5-1/2, 4 grams, with appraisal. Estimate: $5,000- $7,000For details, visit: https://www.brunkauctions.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
LONDON (AP) - The travel and tourism sector is set for a modest slowdown in 2018 as a result of higher oil prices and airfares, a year after it experienced its best year on record, according to a leading global industry body. In its annual Economic Impact Report, the World ...
The Frenchman’s move to the Maranello team in September came on the back of last year’s controversy over the move of former FIA technical chief Marcin Budkowski to Renault.Following that case, teams agreed a 12-month gardening leave in a Strategy Group meeting, with Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne the driving force behind the discussions.However, Mekies is now going to Ferrari ... Keep reading
After a troubled pre-season testing campaign, McLaren is in a cautious mood heading into this weekend's Formula 1 season opener in Melbourne.But even if McLaren finds itself battling in the midfield rather than near the front this time out, Alonso is adamant that there will be a swift climb up the order over the course of 2018.«This will be our lowest level,» said the Spaniard. "I ... Keep reading
F1 drivers will be allowed to do practice starts at the end of FP1 and FP2 on Friday so that they can view the new start light set-up.Concerns about restricted visibility have led the FIA race director Charlie Whiting to fit a second set of lights which are lower and located five metres beyond the main lights, to help those at the front of the grid who might be hampered by the halo ... Keep reading
The Pacers performed solidly but were unable to pull off a win against the Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Frank Schwindel's torrid spring continued with a home run in the Royals' Wednesday night victory over the Indians -- his sixth of the spring.
The first two segments of a rapid-fire four-part qualifying session were dominated by title heavyweights McLaughlin and Whincup, the Penske Ford driver taking the Race 1 pole before Triple Eight's Whincup hit back in the Race 2 session.McLaughlin led a Penske one-two in the first 10-minute session, winding up a whopping 0.3s over teammate Fabian Coulthard, with Whincup just a further ... Keep reading