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Russian lawmakers move to ban weapons & alcohol ads on children’s TV

The Lower House Committee for Information Policy has backed a motion banning advertisers from promoting alcohol, pharmaceuticals, gambling and weapons on kids’ radio and TV programs. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fired Cubs hitting coach felt he didn't connect with 'millennial players'

The Chicago Cubs chose to part ways with Chili Davis last week after the hitting coach spent just one season with the team, and it sounds like he was not surprised by the move. In fact, we might even venture to say Davis feels relieved. While reflecting on hi

Giants owner essentially tells Beckham to shut up and play

Odell Beckham Jr has not exactly shown traits of a franchise leader since he signed his massive contract extension with the New York Giants, and team owner John Mara clearly is not pleased with the way the star wide receiver has carried himself. Speaking at t

Josh Allen has UCL damage, expected to miss 2-3 weeks

Josh Allen will miss time for the Bills, and after the rookie quarterback visited Dr. James Andrews, more clarity’s emerged on what the rookie quarterback’s battling. The damage to Allen’s elbow involves his UCL, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports (on Tw

MLB looked into Astros' alleged cheating, does not consider a major matter

There was a concern that the Houston Astros might have cheated during their victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the ALCS. But those concerns appear to have been quelled. A man who said he was an Astros employee was caught without a credential in the

Nick Bosa to focus on draft, not return to Ohio State

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa will not try to return to his team after rehabbing from a core muscle injury, the school announced on Tuesday. It’s a smart business decision from Bosa, who is widely projected as the top prospect in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Scribd and The New York Times announce a joint $12.99 subscription

If you want to subscribe to both Scribd and The New York Times, you can now do it for a combined price of $12.99 per month — particularly impressive when you consider that a standard NYT digital subscription costs $15.99 on its own. You sign up and pay thro

Samsung acquires network analytics startup Zhilabs to help its transition to 5G

Samsung Electronics is betting that acquiring Zhilabs, a real-time networks analytics startup based in Barcelona, will ease its transition from 4G to 5G technologies. Financial details of the deal, which was announced today, have not been disclosed. Zhilabs w

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This is how the Modi govt is planning to meet the fiscal deficit target

Modi govt has asked state-run companies to raise Rs 200 bn through share buybacks

Costing plays a critical role in making a successful product: Piyush Goyal

Goyal, who holds coal and railways portfolios, said accountants can better understand the difference between success and failure and one needs to have an eye on costing to make a successful product.

Satyam scam: Sebi passes modified order with respect to 3 individuals

In July 2014, the regulator passed an order against various entities, including the three officials, in the nearly Rs 9,000 crore Satyam scam.

Q2 preview: Mphasis likely to report 37% YoY jump in PAT

Motilal Oswal, which has a neutral rating on Mphasis, sees its revenue rising by 20.3 percent YoY to Rs 1,929 crore

Panther’s Michael Hutchinson talks his first start in goal

Goalie Michael Hutchinson reflects on his teams confidence, his mindset going into tonight's shootout, and the Florida Panthers still looking for their first win.

Panther’s Frank Vatrano talks frustrating loss after netting 2 goals

Florida Panther's Frank Vatrano talks frustrating loss and positives to take away from it after slotting two goals in tonight's game.

Dubnyk stellar again in Wild's 2-1 victory

Eric Staal found the back of the net and Devan Dubnyk stopped 27 shots in the Minnesota Wild's 2-1 win over Arizona.

McDavid has 4 points, Nurse scores in OT as Oilers top Jets

McDavid has 4 points, Nurse scores in OT as Oilers top Jets

Tyler Johnson's hat trick surges Bolts over Hurricanes 4-2

Tyler Johnson had 3 goals, Yanni Gourde scored on a power play to put Tampa Bay ahead in the third period and the Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2

YouTube experiences a major outage lasting for more than an hour

No, it’s not just you. As of Tuesday evening Pacific Time, YouTube was down for many users. The outage appears to have begun some time around 6:15 p.m., making this a pretty long outage for such a major site. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTu

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

The new arrangement opens doors for Google#39;s web search and browser rivals such as Microsoft Corp but essentially leaves the US tech giant#39;s lucrative mobile business intact, analysts said.

Havells likely to report muted Q2 PAT, but revenues may see double-digit growth

Standalone revenues are expected to grow by 10 percent on a YoY basis, driven by revenue growth from electrical consumer durables segment (18.2 percent YoY), and Switchgear ( 15 percent YoY)

Donald Trump says #39;my biggest threat is the Fed#39;

#39;My biggest threat is the Fed,#39; he said according to excerpts released before the interview with Trish Regan Primetime airs.

India ranked 58th most competitive economy in WEF index, jumps 5 places from 2017

India#39;s rank rose by five places from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies, the WEF said.

Infosys Q2 FY19 review: Steady execution; an ideal long term buy

Infosys posted a decent Q2 FY19 performance that saw steady execution, stable margin and strong deal wins. However, no change in FY19 revenue and margin guidance was a tad disappointing. Given the strong operating environment, it could well turn out to be a y

Being a dad changed everything I thought I knew about video games - CNET

Commentary: When you’re a parent video games are just one more thing to get stressed about.

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The Best Swordfights in Video Games

Soul Calibur VI drops this week, as the forces of light and dark clash blades for the sixth time in service of a storyline we can’t even pretend to understand. But we don’t […] The post The Best Swordfights in Video Games appeared first on G

Open thread for night owls. Pizzigati: 'Confronting climate change in a deeply unequal world'

Sam Pizzigati at Inequality.org writes—Confronting Climate Change in a Deeply Unequal World. The global reaction to two landmark new reports suggests the planet could well lose that confrontation: Two meticulously sourced — and deeply disturbing

YouTube has been down for more than an hour

No, it’s not just you. As of Tuesday evening Pacific Time, YouTube was down for many users. The outage appears to have begun some time around 6:15 p.m., making this a pretty long outage for such a major site. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTu

Five Clippers to watch heading into the season

With a new-look, young team for the 2018-19 season, a number of LA Clippers could see their roles increased as they continue to develop.

USC's Gustin has surgery, should be ready for NFL workouts

USC's Gustin has surgery, should be ready for NFL workouts

Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

Jayson Tatum had 23 points, Boston Celtics outlast the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87

Anton Khudobin makes 31 saves, Stars shut out by Devils

Anton Khudobin made 31 saves as Dallas lost for the second time in as many nights.

Johnson scores 3 goals, Lightning beat Hurricanes 4-2

Johnson scores 3 goals, Lightning beat Hurricanes 4-2

Gold prices hold steady as investors wait for Fed minutes

Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,224.70 an ounce at 0100 GMT. On Monday, it touched its highest since July 26 at $1,233.26 an ounce..

Australia shifts on refusal to send refugees to New Zealand

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister has signaled that he could accept New Zealand's longstanding offer to resettle 150 refugees exiled to Pacific islands as long as the Australian Parliament legislates to ban them from ever setting foot in A

YouTube is down

No, it’s not just you. As of Tuesday evening Pacific Time, YouTube was down for many users. The outage appears to have begun some time around 6:15 p.m., making this a pretty long outage for such a major site. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTu

After Donald Trump tweets about Stormy Daniels, she goes *there*

Donald Trump tweeted about Stormy Daniels and he may already be regretting it. We all may soon regret it because she punched right back, hard, mentioning his biggest … ummmm … short coming. Buckle up, folks. Stormy Daniels went there on Twitter today

Oil prices edge up on surprise drawdown in US crude stockpiles

Brent crude was up 36 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $81.77 a barrel, after settling up 63 cents the session before.

Uber boosts bond offering to $2 billion: Report

The offering includes a $1.5 billion portion of eight-year bonds, up from an originally planned $1 billion. The rest $500 million has a five-year tenure, the report said.
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