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Iran-Portugal group finale has high stakes, juicy subplots

SARANSK, Russia (AP) If Iran can be the first team to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring at this year's World Cup, the result could be historically significant.

KaiOS raises $50M, hits 100M handsets powered by its feature phone OS

While Android and iOS have locked up the market for smartphone operating systems, a feature phone platform that has the distinction of being the world’s third biggest mobile OS is announcing a hefty round of funding to continue its expansion. KaiOS, whi

China's other nuclear option in trade war with US – Rare earth materials

Beijing has yet another economic weapon to use against Washington in the escalating trade row – a possible embargo on vital rare earth metals needed to make everything from high-tech devices to fighter jets. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sebi lets PMS into commodity derivatives a day after setting rules for MFs

No participation without client agreements; custodian a must; sale of physical delivery based on agreed timeline between PMS and client

NASCAR to buy Intl. Speedway, owner of Daytona, Talladega

NASCAR is buying International Speedway in a deal worth about $2 billion

In fantasy tweets, Trump claims 65% poll numbers and hundreds of miles of nonexistent wall

The story of Donald Trump’s wall has so far been a story of … no wall. The best that Trump has managed was throwing up some hideous concertina wire over existing barriers—and watching much of it get stolen. Over and over, Trump has claimed that he ha

Nick Wright explains why Kevin Durant will be on the Knicks next season

Nick Wright discusses the impending free agency decision of Kevin Durant. Hear why he strongly believes KD will join the New York Knicks because of legacy and building his off the court empire.

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion

You can hire this startup -- for free -- to negotiate down your medical bills - CNET

Earnin says it can help users find financial aid or get installment payments, too.

Privacy issues roll on because tech giants have no competition, experts tell Congress - CNET

If you were fed up with how Facebook and Google handled your data, where would you go?

Qualcomm is a monopoly and must renegotiate deals, judge rules - CNET

Judge Lucy Koh sides with the US Federal Trade Commission, calling into question the chipmaker's entire business model.

Roku launches new ad tool to compare linear and streaming audiences

Roku has been getting more serious about its ad business, and today it’s launching a new tool designed to make advertisers comfortable with moving their spending over from traditional TV. Alison Levin, Roku’s vice president of ad sales and strateg

KaiOS raises $50M more, hits 100M handsets powered by its feature phone OS

While Android and iOS have locked up the market for smartphone operating systems, a feature phone platform that has the distinction of being the world’s third biggest mobile OS is announcing a hefty round of funding to continue its expansion. KaiOS, whi

New method could shed light on workers' historical radiation exposure

Researchers in the UK have developed a new method for evaluating plutonium workers' historical internal radiation exposure. They focused their efforts on workers employed at the start of plutonium operations at the Sellafield (formerly Windscale) nuclear repr

Women are less likely to be resuscitated and survive a cardiac arrest than men

Women who have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital setting are less likely to receive resuscitation from bystanders and more likely to die than men, according to new research. Researchers looked at data from nearly 6,000 people who had resuscitation attempt

Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood

Almost 3,600 people participated in a European study on the impact of green and blue spaces on mental health and vitality.

River valleys helped shape current genetic landscape of Han Chinese

New research shows the importance of how the three main river valleys in China contributed to Han genetic diversity.

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

In a new mouse study, neonatal exposure to nicotine changed the biochemistry of reward circuitry in the brain. Researchers suggest the same mechanism may be at work in humans.

Giovinazzi admits confidence «going up and down»

Giovinazzi is the only non-Williams driver yet to score a point in 2019, while Alfa Romeo teammate Kimi Raikkonen is ninth in the championship with 13 points and a best finish of seventh.Qualifying 18th and finishing 16th in the previous race in Spain marked

Promoted: Hitting the right note at the French GP

Whether it was MTV presenter Davina McCall roaming the grid in 1994 and quizzing drivers on their favourite artists, or the Red Bull crew’s breaking down the garage post-race to the latest tunes – music has long featured in the background of F1.It’s bee

What next for Alonso and McLaren in IndyCar?

Fernando Alonso's dream of an Indy 500 win was thwarted before the race had even begun. He and the McLaren team failed to qualify for the prestigious event after being eliminated in the Last Row shootout. After a difficult build-up to the qualifying weekend

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by Photographer Steve Biro

An eagle named Bruce, resident at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario, recently took a dive over open water at the conservancy. Amateur photographer Steve Biro happened to be there at just the right moment, with camera in hand. Bruce’s arced wing

Freckled Woman with High Alcohol Tolerance Lived in Japan 3,800 Years Ago

More than two decades after researchers discovered the 3,800-year-old remains of «Jomon woman» in Hokkaido, Japan, they've finally deciphered her genetic secrets.

After mutual funds, SEBI allows portfolio managers to invest in commodity derivatives segment

The move comes after the regulator on May 21 permitted mutual funds to participate in the same segment.

Thermax Q4 net up 67% to Rs 126.9 cr

Total income rose to Rs 2,125.62 crore in the March quarter from Rs 1,187.96 crore in the year-ago period.

TCI Express Q4 PAT up 22% at Rs 22 crore

The company had clocked a PAT of Rs 18 crore during the year-ago quarter, it said in a BSE filing.

Sebi, bourses step up surveillance measures for markets on election results day

Markets are likely to witness significant movements on May 23, especially after a rally on May 20 following exit polls showed that the BJP-led NDA is expected to come back to power.

EPFO to retrieve investments in NBFCs after default scares: Report

The organisation is looking to ensure the safety of workers’ retirement savings on priority, amid a slew of defaults and downgrades of NBFCs.

Sex between Earthlings and future Martians would be fatal – evolutionary biologist

While many futurists, tech entrepreneurs and science fiction fans are all abuzz about the idea of a manned human colony on Mars within the next few decades, one evolutionary biologist has shared a rather cold dose of reality. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sharing personal data with aliens? NASA collects people’s names for 2020 Mars rover launch

Sending humans to Mars remains a question for the distant future but NASA got some buzz going as it summoned public to send their names to get them on board of the next unmanned Mars mission. Read Full Article at RT.com

Congressional leaders cautiously upbeat after White House budget talks

It doesn't seem possible given the deep dysfunction of absolutely everything right now, but Tuesday's budget meetings between the White House and top congressional leaders went ... not horribly. Perhaps even somewhat well. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption

Zendesk acquires Smooch, doubles down on support via messaging apps like WhatsApp

One of the bigger developments in customer services has been the impact of social media — both as a place to vent frustration or praise (mostly frustration), and — especially over messaging apps — as a place for businesses to connect with th

Apple has a plan to make online ads more private

For years, the web has been largely free thanks to online ads. The problem is that nobody likes them. When they’re not obnoxiously taking over your entire screen or autoplaying, they’re tracking you everywhere you go online. Ads can track where yo

Haas: No plans to alter livery despite Rich Energy case loss

Whyte Bikes successfully won its legal action against Rich Energy, having lodged a copyright infringement claim over the use of an almost identical stag logo that the bikes company has established.The case has opened the door for Whyte to lodge an injunction

Missiles fired at Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria amid massive militant offensive – MoD

Al-Nusra terrorists on Wednesday fired 17 missiles at Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria, all of which were either intercepted or fell short. The attack came as the Syrian Army faced a mass militant offensive in the Idlib province. Read Full Article at RT.com

Right-wing Finnish youth group causes uproar over ‘racist’ tweet against non-whites

The youth group of Finland’s largest right-wing party has come under fire after posting a tweet which warned that Finland would soon be overrun by non-whites if it votes the wrong way in upcoming European elections. Read Full Article at RT.com

WATCH Special Forces storm terrorists’ hideout in central Russia

An FSB assault team descended on a terrorists’ safe house outside the city of Vladimir, killing two militants who were set to carry out attacks in Russia. The shootout was caught on camera. Read Full Article at RT.com

No-gan Paul! YouTuber pulls OUT of slap duel with Russian champion over 'serious injury' fears

Internet personality Logan Paul has backed out of the Russian Slapping Championships, where he 'd been slated to face home champ Vasiliy ‘Dumpling’ Kamotskiy, stating he has «no desire» to compete due to fears of “serious injury”. Read Ful

Time’s up: Corbyn urges May to call a general election to ‘break Brexit deadlock’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has rejected PM Theresa May’s new Brexit proposals, telling her the only way to solve the Brexit impasse was by giving people a say through a general election. Read Full Article at RT.com
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