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Local lad Fleetwood back at Birkdale as an Open contender

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) He is the poster boy of the upcoming British Open, his flowing hair and stubbly face adorning the banners draped across lamp-posts on the approaches to Royal Birkdale.

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Geek Plays: State of Decay 2

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I sure do love reading Geek.com’s thoughts on the latest video games but is there a way I could watch them play the latest video games?” Well […] The post Geek Plays: State of Decay 2 appeared first on Geek.com.

Star Cement Q4 review – Weak quarter, but long term outlook intact

With a pick-up in infrastructure development activities, demand is expected to remain firm in Star Cement’s core operating markets.

Auction Preview: Art d'Asie at Christie’s, Paris, June 13

What: Art d'AsieWhere: Christie’s, 9 Avenue MatignonWhen: June 13, 2018, 10.30 amPublic Viewing: 9 Jun, 02.00 pm – 06.00 pm; 10 Jun, 02.00 pm – 06.00 pm; 11 Jun, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; 12 Jun, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm- Rare and Important Flat Porcelain Blu

Auction Preview: Jewels and Jadeite at Phillips, Hong Kong, May 28

What: Jewels and JadeiteWhere: Phillips, 450 Park Avenue, New YorkWhen: 28 May, 02.30 pm HKTPublic Viewing: 24 to 27 May, Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pmTop lots of the sale:- A Very Fine Jadeite Cabochon and Diamon

DATA STORY: Lack of human touch biggest bane in AI-run customer service

Invasion of privacy and lack of accuracy were some of the other flaws participants of a survey pointed out.

Cipla Q4 profit at Rs 153 cr versus loss last year; misses estimates on all counts

The operating profit margin expanded 100 basis points to 15.1 percent in Q4 from 14.1 percent in Q4FY17.

Australian investors lost over Rs 13 crore in cryptocurrency scams in 2017

The scale of scams grew in tandem with the price of cryptocurrencies

Realeyes, which uses AI and a front-facing camera to read viewers’ emotions, raises $16.2M

One of the more interesting applications of AI to the world of advertising and marketing has been in how it’s being used to help measure and ultimately shape campaigns. Now, a company providing the technology to do that has raised a round both to expan

RED’s new camera will use its Hydrogen One phone as a viewfinder

Let’s be honest, the RED Hydrogen One is destined to be a niche product. With a “holographic display” and a $1,200 starting price point, the thing wasn’t really designed with mainstream consumers in mind. An announcement of a forthcoming camera fr

Tencent leads $50M investment in NewsDog, an app vying to be India’s Toutiao

The growth of China’s Bytedance, an ambitious $30 billion tech firm, and its highly-addictive Toutiao news aggregator app has set off a search for services with similar growth potential across the world. India, second in population only to China with ra

This UK startup thinks it can win the self-driving car race with better machine learning

A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s F

EU Parliament to grill Facebook’s Zuckerberg over data mining, election meddling - CNET

The CEO of the world’s largest social network is set to answer questions about the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal.

It's time for the Apple Watch to get a watch face store - CNET

Commentary: All signs point to the Apple Watch getting more watch faces. Which would be, mostly, a very good thing.

Red's new 8K 3D camera uses Hydrogen One phone as viewfinder - CNET

Lucid brings software moxie to Red's dual-camera hardware.

Gardenhire's return to Minnesota ends in another Tigers bullpen failure

Daniel Stumpf struggles

Julen Lopetegui’s contract with Spain extended until 2020

MADRID (AP) The Spanish soccer federation has extended the contract of national team coach Julen Lopetegui until 2020.

Scotland captain Barclay has op on ruptured Achilles tendon

LLANELLI, Wales (AP) Scotland captain John Barclay will not play rugby until at least the end of the year after surgery on a ruptured left Achilles tendon.

WORLD CUP: Escobar murdered after Colombia’s exit in 1994

Days after returning home from the 1994 World Cup in the United States, Colombia defender Andres Escobar was shot dead in his hometown of Medellin .

WORLD CUP: Dads Ronaldo and Messi still seek World Cup title

GENEVA (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have put up impressive numbers - in life and on the field - going into a fourth World Cup.

Duma passes bill on counter-sanctions, gives Russian govt power to impose restrictions

The Russian State Duma has passed a bill aimed at defending «economic interests and security» in response to the latest sanctions introduced by the United States and its allies. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vinales «didn't care» if he crashed at Le Mans

Starting the Le Mans race from eighth, Vinales was running as low as 13th in the early laps, and only broke into the top 10 on Lap 11, helped by the crashes of Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco.Vinales said the first part of the race was «horrible»

Historic Formula Ford driver saved from fiery crash

Double Historic Formula Ford champion Nelson Rowe was disputing the lead of race two when he collided with Cameron Jackson at Charlie's corner - a long, uphill right-hander that tightens at the end.Jackson had missed a gear, catching Rowe out. His Crossle ca

McLaren's decade of misjudgements

During the Honda years, everyone at McLaren seemed to believe that all of its problems were down to the engine and that once it had changed to Renault things would be different.But it was clear from 2015-17 that there were also problems on the chassis side, a

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NY Times reporter explains how media outlets fall for Trump’s racism

Maggie Haberman explains how Trump’s vague, coded statements have provided him cover from criticism in the past

Donald Trump was right: Trade wars are “easy to win”! For the Chinese, anyway

In the chronicles of Trumpian bluster and gaslighting, his thoroughly pointless trade war holds a special place

How a typical government leak turned into a three-way war between Comey, McCabe and Trump

Two former allies have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned an investigation

Making Mexico great again — by bashing Donald Trump: Presidential candidates agree

One issue can bring together all four of Mexico’s presidential candidates: They’re fed up with Donald Trump

Dark money boosts election TV ad buys

Spending up 90% over 2014 midterms

The Honor 10 is even more affordable if you buy it in Asia - CNET

The affordable Honor 10 has landed in Singapore.

Greece offers to boost resurgence of Russian shipbuilding

Athens is ready to create joint ventures for the construction and servicing of Russian ships in Greek shipyards, according to Greek prime ministerial adviser Dimitrios Velanis. Read Full Article at RT.com

Too late for Bulgaria to ask Russia for gas pipeline after ditching South Stream – Russian senator

Bulgaria missed its chance to have a gas pipeline from Russia after backing out of the South Stream project four years ago, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov wrote on Twitter. Read Full Article at RT.com

White South African farmers claiming persecution at home seek refuge in Australia

More than 200 farmers from South Africa have applied for humanitarian visas in Australia after allegedly suffering attacks for being white, according to the Australian Home Affairs Ministry. Read Full Article at RT.com

Robert Kubica answers your questions

Known to be a man of few wasted words, but also one in whom the passion for motor racing burns brightly, Robert Kubica cuts a faintly enigmatic figure in the paddock. He wears the trappings of the partially off-duty Formula 1 driver - team kit, not fireproof

Controversial Russian city mayor quits in protest over canceled elections

Yevgeny Roizman, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, Russia, who had risen to fame through his controversial anti-drug policies, has announced his resignation in protest of cancellation of mayoral elections. Read Full Article at RT.com

HC rejects IHCL#39;s plea against tender process to auction hotel

The court had reserved its arguments on May 3 after hearing arguments of the counsel for the IHCL and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) which had claimed that it had not prejudiced Tatas in any way.

Truck and bus prices could shoot up by Rs 3.5 lakh due to BS-VI upgradation: Ashok Leyland

The industry is consequently bracing for a surge in demand later this year, as customers rush to dealers before the BS-VI norms kick in

Maruti to hike prices up to 1.9 percent in June across models to pass on input cost pressure

The company attributed the proposed hike to the depreciation of the rupee against the yen and increase in freight costs for its decision
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