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Iran shoots down a U.S. drone as situation veers ever closer to conflict

On Wednesday evening, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. MQ-4C Triton drone. Iran claims that the drone was flying in Iranian airspace. The United States denies this and says the drone was in international airspace. But either way, the action

Kids make death-defying escape from 8th floor apartment fire in Omsk (VIDEO)

Heart-stopping footage has been shared online, showing two brave children cheating death by climbing onto the window ledge outside their apartment as flames engulfed the room behind them. Read Full Article at

Magnussen: Steiner did well to «shut me up» in Canada

After Magnussen stated in a radio message that he was enduring the «worst experience» he'd ever had in a racing car, Steiner intervened and told the Dane that «enough was enough.»Following his qualifying crash, Magnussen started from t

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote on Monday. The Stockholm-Are 2026 campaign says Crown Princess Victoria - «the nation's most popula

Kano’s DIY Two-in-One Laptop For Kids Runs Windows 10

Anyone can build a computer—thanks to a partnership between Kano and Microsoft. The tech titans on Wednesday unveiled Kano PC, a DIY two-in-one Windows laptop for creative learning. Kids of all ages can […] The post Kano’s DIY Two-in-One Laptop

Long work hours associated with increased risk of stroke

Working long hours for 10 years or more may be associated with stroke. People under age 50 had a higher risk of stroke when working long hours for a decade or more.

Rupee surges by 24 paise to 1-week high on US rate cut hopes

At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency closed up by 24 paise or 0.34 per cent at 69.44, a level not seen since June 12.

New exhibit traces 4 centuries of black history in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The artifacts in a new exhibit tracing four centuries of black history in Virginia range from the painful to the poignant: leg shackles and chains used during slavery, a letter from a fugitive slave describing the joys of his newfound fre

Putin: Criticism of power has to be free and unimpeded

The Russian people are free to criticize the authorities on any level, Vladimir Putin said when asked about a law which opponents say could be used by officials to punish people who speak out against them. Read Full Article at

Home Secretary Sajid Javid out of Tory leadership race, as Bojo extends lead

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid is the latest Tory MP to be eliminated from the race to become the next prime minister, with former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson stretching his lead after the latest round of voting. Read Full Article at

We are 'the only great military power' to reduce its defense spending, Putin says

Russia manages to remain a great military power despite decreasing its defense budget, while other countries keep pumping money into their armies, Vladimir Putin said, during his annual Direct Line Q&A session. Read Full Article at

Putin vows accountability for police officers complicit in Golunov drug scandal

All officers involved in planting drugs on independent journalist Ivan Golunov must face penalties, Vladimir Putin said, urging more oversight over the police’s counter-narcotics department. Read Full Article at

GirlGaze Network looks to connect brands with female creatives

It started with a hashtag. Amande de Cadenet, photographer, author, and TV host, was spending time with her sister, a director and photographer in her own right, when an ACLU study on the lack of diversity among directors was published in the NYT Magazine, wi

Nissan’s zero-emission ice cream van uses old EV batteries to keep things cool

File ice cream vans under ‘things I never thought posed a significant risk to the environment but might actually.’ Nissan has developed a new concept vehicle that addresses the problem of all the emissions generated by conventional ice cream vans

Immersive Installations by Anila Quayyum Agha Are Brought to Life with a Squarespace Portfolio Site

Anila Quayyum Agha draws on traditions of beauty and embellishment from her native Pakistan to create immersive experiences that allow viewers to explore and challenge their own perceptions. The professor and practicing artist, who is now based in Indianapoli

Toyota diagnoses wiring issue that cost #7 car Le Mans victory

The Japanese manufacturer has revealed that the system on the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid was still showing that the right front tyre pressure was dropping after that wheel had already been changed with an hour of the race remaining. This was because the sensors

Verstappen questions logic of in-race F1 penalties

F1's rules have been in the spotlight since Vettel controversially lost victory at the previous race in Montreal because of a time penalty he received for rejoining unsafely and forcing Lewis Hamilton off the track.Verstappen, who believes it was wrong for th

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'Absolute immunity' isn't executive privilege, it's just another unprecedented Trump abuse of power

If Donald Trump isn't above the law, you would never know it. He got away with colluding with Russia to win in 2016, and now he's openly seeking foreign assistance for a repeat in 2020. He committed criminal acts of obstruction from right inside the Oval Offi

First-Ever Beluga-Narwhal Hybrid Found in the Arctic

Belugas and narwhals can apparently breed. Scientists have confirmed the only known specimen of beluga-narwhal hybrid.

‘Mistaken identity’: Baseball legend Ortiz caught up in drug gang shooting, officials say

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic in a case of mistaken identity, local officials have said. Read Full Article at

We won’t sell out our allies or principles to strike Syria deal with US, says Putin

Russia will not reach any agreement with the United States on the future of Syria at the cost of Syria itself or Moscow’s interests and principles, President Vladimir Putin has said. Read Full Article at

Trump administration tells court detained kids are 'safe and sanitary' without toothbrushes or soap

The Trump administration went to court on Tuesday to argue that “safe and sanitary” treatment can mean keeping children in detention without soap or toothbrushes and sleeping on cold concrete floors. The three judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals 

Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente

Atletico Madrid reaches agreement with city rival Real Madrid to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente on a five-year deal

US current account shrinks in first quarter on weak imports

The Commerce Department said on June 20 the current account deficit, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country, fell 9.4 percent to $130.4 billion.

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 216,000 for the week ended June 15, the Labor Department said on June 20.

Pressure mounts on State Dept. over mysterious deaths in Dominican Republic

The State Department's safety ranking for the Dominican Republic remains unchanged, despite mysterious deaths over the past year of at least nine Americans visiting the Caribbean nation — family members of whom are searching for answers. James Allen, br

Voice-Activated Monopoly Game Eliminates Human Banking Error

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that bagsying the role of banker in Monopoly is absolute class. A new voice-activated version of the banking game, however, makes the financial position redundant (and, therefore, […] The post Voice-Activated Mono

Big money makes solutions tough, Putin says, as first captured belugas and orcas are released

Freeing all belugas and orcas stranded in a “whale prison” in Russia’s Far East is a tough task, as each costs roughly $100 million, Vladimir Putin said, just as the effort to release them into the wild was getting underway. Read Full Article at

Joey Logano: “I don’t think we should use cars as weapons”

Joey Logano and Regan Smith react to the Iowa incident between Johnny Sauter and Austin Hill.

3-Point Analysis | Fed keeps policy rate steady but signals a dovish stance

The Fed#39;s apparent change in stance is mainly guided by inflation readings and global growth concerns.

Heritage Foods sets new time-frame to make Rs 6,000 crore

For the financial year 2019 on a consolidated basis, the net turnover of the company grew by 6 percent to Rs 2,515 crore compared to last year.

Logistics company Rivigo launches National Freight Index

The NFI is the barometer of the road freight market in India and is based on Rivigo rate exchange, which gives a live spot rate on over 7 million lane and vehicle type combinations in the country.

Subroto Bagchi exits Mindtree; LT CEO MD SN Subrahmanyan joins board

Except for Bagchi, who is retiring, there is no clarity on whether other founders will continue to be on the board.

Biovet to expand animal vaccine capacity, will invest Rs 200 crore

The process once completed would make Biovet one of the world#39;s largest FMD vaccine makers. It would compete against the Indian Immunologicals (IIL), a National Dairy Development Board subsidiary.

Jared Harris on filming harrowing Chernobyl series: 'I enjoy the fear' - CNET

The star of the HBO and Sky hit miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster talks about making the show, why it's resonating so powerfully now and why he loves Frasier.

5G phones and your health: What you need to know - CNET

The rollout of 5G using super high-frequency radio airwaves has ignited old fears about cellphone radiation risks.

The best hybrid cars and SUVs available in America - Roadshow

From mild-hybrid electrification to plug-in vehicles with usable EV range, these are Roadshow's picks for the best hybrid cars and SUVs available today.

The Taco Bell hotel is really real and soon you'll be able to reserve a room - CNET

Beginning Thursday, June 27, you can book your stay at the tastiest hotel of the summer.

Downed US drone turned off ‘all identifying equipment’ in violation of intl rules, Tehran says

A US spy drone downed by Iran had its tracking equipment turned off, contravening aviation rules, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has said. Read Full Article at
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