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No honeymoon: US relations, EU future challenge Merkel

BERLIN (AP) - A record 171 days after Germany's election, Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans' well-being and «protect them from harm.» Merkel has 12 often-turbulent years as chancellor behind her

How to talk to kids about transgender family members and friends

“It’s important for kids and adults to go out of their way to try to understand [each other]”

The fig tree that traveled two oceans & three generations

In the backyard of my grandparents’ house on the island of Sardinia, there was a fig tree

A paleontologist explains why bringing back dinosaurs is a really bad idea

Even in the name of science, bringing back dinosaurs would be needlessly cruel to the maladapted creatures

It’s time to focus on the connection between biology and consciousness

Neuroscientists must be willing to develop imperfect descriptions of how we work

Extreme stress during childhood can hurt social learning for years to come

Which cognitive processes explain long-term effects of childhood adversity?

Kangaroo stops play during Australian woman’s soccer match

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) The Australian soccer team competing at the World Cup is called the Socceroos. But a different kind of soccer-roo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match.

Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal’s sleep at hotel

SARANSK, Russia (AP) Iranian fans have spent several overnight hours surrounding the hotel where Portugal's national team is based, making loud noises in an attempt to disrupt their opponents' sleep before a decisive World Cup match later Monday.

With IBM Summit supercomputer, US reclaims top spot from China in high-powered computing - CNET

But China has even more systems on the latest 500-supercomputer list.

Auction Preview: Fine Antiques & Collectables including the contents of an estate in Yorkshire at John Nicholson Fine Art Auctioneers, Haslemere, June 27

What: Fine Antiques & Collectables including the contents of an estate in YorkshireWhere: John Nicholson Fine Art Auctioneers, The Auction Room, Midhurst Road, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 3HA, UKWhen: June 27, 10:00 AM BSTPublic Viewing: 23 Jun 2018 10:00 BS

Auction Preview: Asian Art at Casa d'Aste Pandolfini, Florence, June 27

What: Asian ArtWhere: Casa d'Aste Pandolfini, Ramirez-Montalvo Palace, Borgo degli Albizi, 26 FlorenceWhen: June 27, 10:30 AM (Lots 1 - 145), 3:00 PM (146 - 291)Public Viewing: 23 - 26 June 2018, 10 am - 1 pm / 2 pm - 7 pm Top Lots of the Sale: - «

oBike is closing its dock-less bike-sharing service in Singapore

Singapore’s upcoming licensing for dock-less bike-sharing services has claimed its first scalp after oBike — a Singapore-based company run by Chinese founders — announced that it would cease its service in the country ahead of the implementa

Tencent becomes a Linux Foundation platinum member to increase its focus on open source

Tencent, the $500-billion Chinese internet giant, is increasing its focus on open source after it became a platinum member of the Linux Foundation. The company has long been associated with the foundation and Linux generally, it is a founding member of the L

Carlson signing is first domino to fall in NHL free agency

The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of the frenzy that's to come around the NHL.

Market cap of Bajaj Finserv crosses Rs 1 trillion mark; stock hits new high

Thus far in the current calendar year 2018, Bajaj Finserv has outperformed the market by surging 20% as compared to 4.5% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex.

Yankees stay on road after getting swept to play Phillies (Jun 25, 2018)

The New York Yankees are in the midst of their longest losing streak of the season.

Hot Rays ready for interleague battle with Nationals (Jun 25, 2018)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays, routinely using relievers as starters to deal with a rash of injuries, are pitching their way to victories.

Orioles getting offense in time as Mariners visit (Jun 25, 2018)

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles finally found some offense on its just-concluded six-game road trip, a big reason the team split six games.

Oil falls after Opec's plan to raise output, but markets to remain tight

Opec and non-Opec partners including Russia have since 2017 cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to tighten the market and prop up prices

US to limit Chinese investment in American tech firms – report

The US plans to ban firms with at least a quarter Chinese ownership from buying US companies with “industrially significant technology,” the Wall Street Journal reported, as a trade war between Washington and Beijing intensifies. Read Full Article at RT.c

Graphite electrodes makers in focus; Graphite India, HEG up 5%

HEG was locked in upper circuit at Rs 3,270, while Graphite India was trading 4.5% higher at Rs 817, after hitting an upper circuit of Rs 821 in intra-day trade.

Oil falls after OPEC's plan to raise output, but markets to remain tight

OPEC and non-OPEC partners including Russia have since 2017 cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to tighten the market and prop up prices

Ben & Jerry's unveils civil rights display inside factory

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's has unveiled a new display at their Vermont factory dedicated to civil rights. MyChamplainValley.com reports the display revealed at the Waterbury factory Friday honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1968 Poor Peo

Fate of Hawaii volcano museum uncertain as crater grows

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - Officials say a Hawaii Volcanoes National Park museum might not reopen because the erupting Kilauea volcano could make the site unusable. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports artifacts from the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum were being removed last

Meituan, the Tencent-backed ‘one-stop super app,’ files for IPO in Hong Kong

After months of speculation, Meituan, the largest service booking app in China, confirmed that it has filed for a public offering. The company’s IPO application was submitted to the Hong Kong stock exchange earlier today and is being sponsored by Goldman Sa

Texas group takes in about 30 parents separated from kids

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite go

China launches high-tech bird drones to watch over its citizens - CNET

They're called Doves and they do not come in peace.

Flying to space? You're probably going to vomit - CNET

If you want to get up to space, you'll need to get down with the sickness.

China's version of Yelp files for IPO in Hong Kong - CNET

Meituan Dianping seeks billions of dollars to help fund its expansion, according to reports.

Meituan, the Tencent-backed “one-stop super app,” files for IPO in Hong Kong

After months of speculation, Meituan, the largest service booking app in China, confirmed that it has filed for a public offering. The company’s IPO application was submitted to the Hong Kong stock exchange earlier today and is being sponsored by Goldman Sa

Wallaby captain Michael Hooper to miss 4 weeks for Waratahs

SYDNEY (AP) Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is expected to miss four weeks with a hamstring injury sustained during Australia's third-test loss to Ireland on Saturday.

Murphy's two-run single lifts Nationals past Phillies (Jun 25, 2018)

WASHINGTON (AP) Daniel Murphy's two-run single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 on Sunday night to salvage the finale of the three-game series.

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Sun Pharma nears 52-week high as stock surges 32% in five weeks

The stock was trading 2% higher at Rs 587 on the BSE in otherwise subdued market, trading nears to 52-week high of Rs 609 touched on February 12, 2018.

Aston Martin to test new cars at Silverstone

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Three Cuts: Where will Braves' focus be as trade deadline draws closer?

Also, All-Star Game voting puts spotlight on value of Kurt Suzuki and Ender Inciarte makes return to leadoff spot

June's worst NL teams meet when Pirates, Mets clash (Jun 24, 2018)

NEW YORK -- New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway has been using some variation of the term «sync up» so often lately, he sounds like an early 1990s music critic discussing Milli Vanilli. At least on Monday the Mets will face another out-of-sorts

2nd test: Sri Lanka 99-5 on 2nd day chasing West Indies' 204

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) The West Indies pace trio of Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach and Jason Holder helped restrict Sri Lanka to 99 for 5 Sunday on the second day of the first day-night cricket test in the Caribbean.

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