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Dale Earnhardt Jr. scores front row start for racing return

Earnhardt retired from fulltime competition at the end of last season, but had an outstanding contract with Unilever for one race in a Hellmann’s car in the second-tier series in 2018. He opted for Richmond due to his previous success there, and its smooth

Fortnite season 7, week 2 challenges and tips for getting through them quickly - CNET

The second week of challenges is live and that means it's time to unlock more loot from your Battle Pass.

They scaled YouTube. Now they’ll shard everyone with PlanetScale

When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook, and Dropbox seed fund a database startup, you know there’s something special going on under the hood. Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane saved YouTube from a scalability nightmare by inventing and open sourcin

New start-up listing regulations pave way to widen investor base

Offshore funds, high networth individuals, angel networks permitted under the new framework

Report: Track that hosts Preakness should be demolished

Report: Track that hosts Preakness should be demolished

Standard Chartered Bank downsizes employee strength by 200 in India

When contacted, a Standard Chartered Bank spokesperson confirmed the downsizing

How teens deal with stress may affect their blood pressure, immune system

Most teens get stressed out by their families from time to time, but whether they bottle those emotions up or put a positive spin on things may affect certain processes in the body, including blood pressure and how immune cells respond to bacterial invaders,

How particles arrange themselves into complex structures

Complexity in nature, whether in chlorophyll or in living organisms, often results from self-assembly and is considered particularly robust. Compact clusters of elemental particles can be shown to be of practical relevance, and are found in atomic nuclei, nan

Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land

Our understanding of when the very first animals started living on land is helped by identifying trace fossils -- the tracks and trails left by ancient animals -- in sedimentary rocks that were deposited on the continents.

After running afoul of regulators, billionaire builds an app

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A new smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 access points along the California coast was created with help from a tech billionaire whose elaborate wedding ran afoul of state regulators. The Los Angeles Times rep

A move to ban many vacation rentals in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans City Council member has released a long-awaited proposal that would ban short-term rentals of whole houses in residential areas. Thursday's move by Kristen Gisleson (GIZ'-leh-sun) Palmer drew an immediate rebuke from a spokesm

Standard Chartered cuts India headcount as digital alternatives gain steam

The downsizing is majorly in retail vertical, largely due to the reduced need for people manning operations in face of the cheaper digital alternatives, they said.

The Latest: Mariners GM taken to hospital in Las Vegas

The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings.

Royals obtain two pitchers in Rule 5 Draft

The Kansas City Royals acquired right-handed pitchers Sam McWilliams and Chris Ellis in the Rule 5 Draft, the first by selection, the latter via trade.

Steelers, Patriots smarting heading into showdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots are both smarting heading into their showdown

Jets RB Crowell, WR Enunwa out vs. Texans with injuries

Jets RB Isaiah Crowell, WR Quincy Enunwa out vs. Texans with injuries

TUNE-IN: LA Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs (5p, Prime Ticket & FOX Sports App)

Game available on FOX Sports App

Expressive Text Loops, Folds, and Ties Itself in Knots in New Murals by Pref

British graffiti artist Pref (previously) transforms words and sayings into visual interpretations of their meanings or messages—forming the word “undo” into a knot, or layering the phrase “all over the place” on top of itself to tak

Trump admin again targeting Vietnamese immigrants for deportation, some here for decades now

The Trump administration has taken a death-by-1,000 cuts approach to its mission to deport as many immigrants as possible, chief among them ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Both actions cruelly target

Instacart and Amazon-owned Whole Foods are parting ways

You won't be able to order Whole Foods groceries on Instacart soon.

Holberton brings its full-stack software engineering school to Colombia

Holberton School, the full-stack software engineering school that opened its first campus in San Francisco in 2015, today announced that it is opening two campuses in Colombia, one in Bogotá and one in Medellin. This marks the school’s first internati

Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain

Parallel Domain, the startup that develops software to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds, has added an additional investor to its seed round. Earlier this month, Toyota AI Ventures contributed to Parallel Domain’s $2.65 million seed round led by

OffGridBox raises $1.6M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its all-in-one installations

The simplest needs are often the most vital: power and clean water will get you a long way. But in rural areas of developing countries they can both be hard to come by. OffGridBox is attempting to provide both, sustainably and profitably, while meeting humani

YouTube Music turns its Top Charts into playlists

Earlier this year, Apple Music launched some of its top charts as playlist series. Today, YouTube is doing something similar. The company announced it’s making its YouTube Charts available as playlists in YouTube Music to users across the 29 markets wh

Bees With Mini Sensor Backpacks Could Help Farmers Monitor Crop Health

Bees with mini sensor backpacks might help farmers monitor crops in the future. University of Washington engineers have developed a sensing system that’s small enough to place on bees, according to a University […] The post Bees With Mini Sensor B

Negro League bobbleheads part of fundraising campaign

Fans of the former Negro League could have a chance to commemorate some of its stars through a series of bobbleheads

Encarnacion to Mariners, Santana to Indians in 3-team trade

Encarnacion to Mariners, Santana to Indians in 3-team trade

Bengals try to maintain slim chance vs looking-ahead Raiders

The last-place Bengals try to hold onto their minuscule chances of making the postseason when they host the Raiders, a team already making plans for next year

Falcons' Julio Jones sent home with flu-like symptoms

Falcons receiver Julio Jones has been sent home with flu-like symptoms but is expected to play against Arizona

Govt forms panel under BBB to select MD for PSU insurance firms

Besides, three insurance sector experts -- G N Bajpai, Mathew Varghese and T Bhargava -- have been appointed on the selection panel.

Maria Butina, alleged Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy in federal court

Butina faces a maximum of five years in prison and will likely be deported after serving any time

Heroes of the real working class: Trump’s “illegal” resort employees speak out

Victorina Morales, Sandra Diaz and other undocumented people speaking out against Trump are models of heroism

House Democrat confirms Donald Trump’s worst fear: “We are going to take an MRI to his finances”

Donald Trump is telling friends that he is afraid of impeachment. One House Democrat says he should fear more

Russia probe expands to the Middle East: Robert Mueller reportedly looking at Trump’s ties to Saudis

Mueller’s team is preparing to tie the White House to Middle East operatives

Rosenqvist explains decision to leave «booming» Formula E

The Swede, who won three Formula E races in two seasons with Mahindra, will make an unexpected final start in the electric championship this weekend before heading off to American competition for 2019. Mahindra had signed an all new line-up of Pascal Wehrlei

After Trump's latest public lies, even the fact checkers appear to be getting punchy

As Donald Trump continues to bleat out not just false, but throughly delusional public statements, even the Associated Press fact checkers are getting punchy at this point. A new fact check of his largely inexplicable claims during Tuesday's Pelosi-Schumer me

Trump finally explains that when he says 'Mexico will pay for it' he means America will pay for it

It’s hard to single out any particular Donald Trump idea for the Stupidest Of All. There are just way, way too many contenders. But surely the idea that Mexico would pay for a border wall with the United States was always near the top of the charts. Mexic

Minot museum evicted from fairgrounds to move to Burlington

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - A museum that's being evicted from the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot will be relocated just outside the city. The Minot Daily News reports that the Ward County Historical Society announced on Tuesday that the Pioneer Village Museu

Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remains

WASHINGTON (AP) - Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed negotiations on future recovery arrangements have not even begun. The slower pace appears

Invasive Tick Is 'Here to Stay,' and Here's Where It Could Spread Next

An invasive tick species, new to the U.S., has already popped up in nine states, and a new study suggests that the species could spread much further.
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