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Primates in peril

Primates are fascinating. They are intelligent, live in complex societies and are a vital part of the ecosystem. Lemurs, lorises, galagos, tarsiers, monkeys and apes are our closest biological relatives and just like them, humans are also primates. However, w

iPhone XS draws crowds to Apple stores, even after all these years - CNET

The bleary-eyed Apple fans queueing early in the morning, the cheering staff: Apple's latest iPhone launch was on brand.

Commitment to democratic values predict climate change concern, study finds

In a new study comparing climate change attitudes across 36 countries, including the United States, commitment to democratic values is the strongest predictor of climate change concern globally.

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

About half the size of a lunch box, the Tiny Isothermal Nucleic acid quantification sYstem (or TINY) has shown promise as a point-of-care detector of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in resource-limited settings such as sub-Saharan Africa.

Synthetic organelle shows how tiny puddle-organs in our cells work

Imagine your liver being just a big puddle. Some organelles in your cells are exactly that including prominent ones like the nucleolus. Now a synthetic organelle engineered in a lab shows how such puddle organs can carry out complex life-sustaining reaction c

To improve auto coatings, new tests do more than scratch the surface

Data from new suite of tests could eventually help your vehicle's exterior better defend itself against dings, dents, scratches and things that go bump on the highway.

Neutrons produce first direct 3-D maps of water during cell membrane fusion

New 3-D maps of water distribution during cellular membrane fusion are accelerating scientific understanding of cell development, which could lead to new treatments for diseases associated with cell fusion.

Browns rule QB Tyrod Taylor out with a concussion

As if his night wasn’t going great in the first place, Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor is now dealing with a concussion.The former Pro Bowler exited Thursday’s game against the New York Jets with a head injury after slamming it on the turf. Almo

Astronomers have found the planet Vulcan 16 light years away from Earth

Well … kinda. A new study from University of Florida astronomer Jian Ge, along with a team including Tennessee State University astronomers Matthew Muterspaugh and Gregory Henry, have discovered a planet orbiting the star 40 Eridani A as part of the

Open thread for night owls: McDonald's workers strike to end sexual harassment on the job

Hannah Giorgis at The Atlantic writes—The Simple Request of the McDonald’s Anti–Sexual Harassment Protests: Tuesday afternoon in Chicago, a McDonald’s worker and single mother named Adriana Alvarez led a group of protestors who stood with blue duc

Marcus Semien has 3 hits and 5 RBIs, A's pound Angels 21-3

Baseball Capsules

Rays stunned in heart-breaker after surrendering 7 runs to Blue Jays in 9th

he Toronto Blue Jays stormed back from an 8-2 deficit in the 9th inning to stun the Tampa Bay Rays 9-8 in Game 2 at Tropicana Field.

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Facebook to drop on-site support for political campaigns

Facebook said it could offer assistance to more candidates globally by focusing on offering support through an online portal instead of in person.

Google defends Gmail data sharing, gives few details on violations

Google said in a letter to US senators made public on Thursday that it relies on automated scans and reports from security researchers to monitor add-ons after launch, but did not respond to lawmakers#39; request to say how many have been caught violating th

Adobe to buy marketing software firm Marketo for $4.75 billion

The US Photoshop maker is sharpening its focus on the fast-growing cloud business, a fiercely competitive market dominated by Microsoft Corp , Oracle Corp and Salesforce.

Oil stable, OPEC in focus after Trump call for lower prices

International benchmark Brent crude for November delivery was up 4 cents at $78.74 a barrel by 0053 GMT.

Gallagher helps Canadiens beat Capitals 5-2 in Quebec City

Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals 5-2 in Quebec City

Justin Smoak lifts Blue Jays past Rays with walk-off shot

Justin Smoak lifts Blue Jays past Rays with walk-off shot

Stewart had 2 homers, 6 RBIs as Tigers beat Royals 11-8

Christin Stewart hit his first two big-league homers and drove in six runs Thursday night, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 11-8

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Trump's judges double down, making it easier for prosecutors to convict innocent people

Donald J. Trump’s put five judges on the Fifth Circuit; George W. Bush placed four there. Two Reagan appointees are still active. Just three Obama and two Clinton judges sit on that court, which hears appeals from Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The late

Holding their kids, activists walk out on Senate hearing in protest of migrant child detention

Immigrant rights advocates, some holding their children’s hands and others carrying babies in their arms, walked out of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing Tuesday in protest of the Trump administration’s effort to keep m

Fan bravely wrangles opossum in stands at Browns-Jets game

An opossum was on the loose in the stands at FirstEnergy Stadium ahead of Thursday night’s primetime game between the host Cleveland Browns and New York Jets. After efforts by stadium security to wrangle the wily critter proved unsuccessful, a very brave fa

Baker Mayfield makes NFL debut as Tyrod Taylor is checked for concussion

Baker Mayfield got his first taste of NFL action during Thursday night’s Cleveland Browns-New York Jets game because of a head injury to Tyrod Taylor.Taylor hit his head on the turf late in the second quarter as the Browns were trailing 14-0. He was taken i

FANTASY PLAYS: Is it time to sit Aaron Rodgers? Start 'em-Sit 'em advice for Week 3

FANTASY PLAYS: Sit Rodgers? Worth at least mulling for W3

Evgenia Medvedeva leads Autumn Classic International

Two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia topped the women's short program in the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition

Browns rookie Baker Mayfield replaces Taylor in first half

Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield has replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor late in the first half against the New York Jets

Top trading ideas by Tradebulls Securities: Sell PVR, Bata India

Nifty outlook and top trading ideas by Sacchitanand Uttekar, DVP - Technical (Equity), Tradebulls Securities

Buy GAIL with a target of Rs 397, stop loss of Rs 375: Anand Rathi Research

Nifty outlook and top trading ideas by Jay Anand Thakkar, CMT -Assistant Vice President - Equity Research, Anand Rathi Research:

Nifty outlook and top trading ideas by Prabhudas Liladhar

Nifty outlook and few trading ideas by Vaishali Parekh, research analyst - technical research at Prabhudas Lilladher.

Jets’ Isaiah Crowell wipes rear with football in TD celebration

Isaiah Crowell saw Randy Moss’ moon and raised him a wipe.The New York Jets jumped out to a 14-0 lead on the Cleveland Browns Thursday night thanks to a pair of touchdown runs by Crowell. After scoring his second TD, Crowell pretended to defecate and then u

Yes Bank's Rana Kapoor is the latest casualty in India's bad-debt battle

According to analysts, the RBI is snuffing out banks' hopes for gentle approach

Court erases victory for Native American parents separated from their children

In March 2013, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and three Indian parents filed a first-of-its-kind suit in federal court under the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Fourteenth Amendment. Judges and state attorneys were blowing through the in

In response to the resistance, governments high and low depict and treat protesters as terrorists

Anybody with a personal history of protesting or a good resistance library knows that the police often are not friends of Americans’ right of dissent and assembly. And this is especially so when the dissenters are people of color and their allies. Although

Conor McGregor signs new 8-fight deal with UFC

Conor McGregor and the UFC are back on good terms.McGregor has signed a new 8-fight deal with the UFC, Dana White confirmed to ESPN. White told ESPN that making a deal with McGregor is easy because they understand his value.“It’s not hard to do a deal wit

Referees miss blatant pass interference in Browns-Jets game

The officials during Thursday night’s Cleveland Browns-New York Jets game missed a pass interference call in the end zone that hurt the Browns.Cleveland had a 3rd-and-6 at the Jets 48 in the first quarter and attempted a deep pass to the end zone. Antonio C

Fans clamoring for Baker Mayfield after Browns' brutal start

Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor was absolutely horrible to start Thursday’s game against the New York Jets.He finished the first quarter with negative net passing yards. It didn’t get much better in the second stanza when Taylor missed a wide op

Bill Belichick has chance to beat another former assistant

Bill Belichick has a chance to knock off another branch from his coaching tree: Matt Patricia

PREVIEW: QBs Philip Rivers, Jared Goff take center stage for Battle of Los Angeles

Football fans haven't seen two Los Angeles NFL teams go head to head since 1994.
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