IOC warns Olympic boxing in deeper trouble than AIBA claims
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The IOC has told Olympic bodies not to trust a recent claim by the president of amateur boxing's governing body that the sport's worst problems are over. Writing to 206 national Olympic bodies, the IOC says a Dec. 5 letter from AI
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Spacecraft and Falcon 9 Rocket
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are positioned at the company’s hangar at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ahead of the test targeted for Jan. 17, 2019.
ICICI Pru MF aims to raise up to Rs 2000 cr from India Opportunities fund
«We hope to raise Rs 1,200-2,000 crore in the NFO (new fund offering) and the fund will try to tap special situations like temporary crisis, chnage in econonmic scenario, regulatory changes and global uncertainties,» ICICI Pru MF head, product dev
RCom, Jio officials meet telecom secy to resolve issues around spectrum trading deal
Government sources aware of the development told PTI that Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has refused to take any payment liability of his younger brother#39;s firm RCom to complete spectrum trading deal between the two companies.
As he folds on his demand for wall funding, Trump peddles a new fantasy to his deplorable base
Remember back in the day when candidate Trump would insist that Mexico was going to pay for his racist wall “100 percent,” which would prompt his cultists to chant “build that wall”? Well, they’re going to need a new chant:
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Educators plan 'teach-in' outside Tornillo: 'It's our responsibility to continue to speak out'
A number of educators with “Teachers Against Child Detention” are planning a “teach-in” outside the prison camp for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas next month. Mandy Manning “said teachers, retired teachers, paraprofessionals, and other educato
Water-Resistant iPhone Saves Tourists’ Lives After Boat Overturns
We don’t think about the importance of water-resistant iPhones, but a tourist’s scary boat experience will leave you incredibly thankful for them. On Saturday, Rachel Neal shared her story on The Today Show, […]
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Mother charged in death of kid killed by train in California
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Police in central California say a woman has been arrested on felony child neglect charges after her 8-year-old daughter was killed as she crawled under a train in downtown Fresno. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says 44-year-old Joy Coll
Airbnb making new push for smoke, carbon monoxide alarms
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Airbnb wants more of its rental properties to have smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Starting Wednesday, the San Francisco-based company will alert guests before they book a property if the host hasn't reported having a smoke o
PR1/Mathiasen will continue to campaign a solo Oreca 07 next season in the newly split-off LMP2 class, having switched to Oreca from Ligier in the middle of last season.Youngsters Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry have been named as fulltime drivers for the #52
NASA Reveals Data Breach, Employees’ Personal Information at Risk
NASA admitted on Tuesday to getting hacked in October, when one of its servers was compromised in a data breach involving current and former employees’ personal information. The agency disclosed the data breach […]
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GE Renewable Energy wins order to supply wind turbines to ReNew Power
The wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 300MW, making it the largest full turnkey EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project by GE Renewable Energy in India, a company statement said.
Proton scattering reveals the secrets of strongly-correlated proton-neutron pairs in atomic nuclei
An international research collaboration has reported the first experimental evidence that the strongly correlated proton-neutron pairs found in an atomic depend on nuclear structure. The experiment, conducted on a new beam line at the Osaka cyclotron facility
New research provides the first-ever model of our Moon's rotational dynamics, taking into consideration its solid inner core. Their model helps to explain why, as seen from Earth, the Moon appears to wobble on its axis.
'Pause' in global warming was never real, new research proves
Claims of a 'pause' in observed global temperature warming are comprehensively disproved in a pair of new studies published today. An international team of climate researchers reviewed existing data and studies and reanalyzed them. They concluded there has ne
Google says mobile-first indexing is now used for over half the web pages in its search results
Google announced today it’s now using mobile-first indexing for over half the web pages shown in its search results globally – a significant milestone in Google’s move to favor mobile sites over desktop sites in its search results. The plan
Europe issues a deadline for US’ Privacy Shield compliance
The European Commission has finally given the U.S. a deadline related to the much criticized data transfer mechanism known as the EU-US Privacy Shield . But it’s only asking for the U.S. to nominate a permanent ombudsperson — to handle any EU citi
Denmark, Norway advise against hiking alone in Morocco
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Authorities in Denmark and Norway have warned their citizens from hiking alone without local guides in Morocco after the bodies of two female Scandinavian tourists were found in the Atlas Mountains, a popular hiking destination. Dan
Mexican president wants US to grant more work visas
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he hopes to negotiate more U.S. work visas for Mexicans and Central Americans. Lopez Obrador said relations with the U.S. government are good. In his words, «This new relationship wit
Distracted by shiny object of using spending power he doesn't have, Trump backing away from shutdown
It appears that White House staff's strategy of lying to Individual 1 about his ability to use the whole government as his slush fund has distracted him from demanding his $5 billion wall money. Wednesday morning he triumphantly tweeted «One way or the
People may not know it yet, but Iowa and New Hampshire won't matter in 2020
Once upon a time, being good at “retail politics” maybe mattered. The media world was … different than it is today. Without getting into the weeds about it, all we need to do is point to Donald Trump. He can’t do retail politics to save his life, an
GSK said it would have a 68-percent controlling equity interest in the GSK Consumer Healthcare joint venture that will have combined sales of about 9.8 billion pounds ($12.7 billion, 10.9 billion euros).
After eight seasons at Kawasaki, 2013 WSBK champion Sykes has switched to the revived factory BMW squad, which will be run by Shaun Muir Racing, for the 2019 season.Both he and new teammate Markus Reiterberger were able to sample their new S 1000 RR bikes fo