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Nationals' Max Scherzer unwilling to take further pay cut

One of the best and highest-paid pitchers in the game voiced his opinion on the ongoing labor dispute between MLB and the players' union.

This Day in History: Ben Oglivie becomes first Brewers player to hit three home runs in a game

This Day in History: Ben Oglivie becomes first Brewers player to hit three home runs in a game

Haas brake failures caused by insufficient cooling - Grosjean

Kevin Magnussen retired from last weekend's race with a dramatic brake failure just before half distance, while Grosjean was later forced out by the same problem.This followed Grosjean losing much of the first practice for the 2020 season with a brake failur

‘India awaits you all’: PM Modi says ‘doors are open’ for companies across the world to invest

India will lead the post-Covid-19 global economic revival, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was addressing the India Global Week 2020 virtual conference on Thursday. Read Full Article at

YouTube Kids app is now available on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube Kids, the family-friendly version of YouTube with built-in parental controls and a curated selection of kids content, is now available on Amazon’s Fire TV. The app’s arrival comes after Google and Amazon came to a mutually beneficial agree

Sebi broadbases investors, relaxes ownership norms for bourses in GIFT City

Regulator expands shareholding limits of stock exchanges desirous of operating in IFSC

Internet witch hunts derive from ‘profound’ desire for self-purpose, signatory of open letter critical of cancel culture tells RT

Cancel culture attracts people who feel isolated by society and want to be part of a rigid orthodoxy that gives their lives meaning, according to a signatory of a controversial open letter that was also endorsed by J.K. Rowling. Read Full Article at

No lockdown, but no public gatherings: Serbia introduces new anti-coronavirus restrictions amid protests

The Serbian government has ruled against imposing a new lockdown in Belgrade but has banned public gatherings of more than 10 people following two days of violent protests. Read Full Article at

Daytime aardvark sightings are a sign of troubled times

New research reveals what a shift from night-time to daytime activity means for the well-being of aardvarks in a warming and drying world.

New clues from fruit flies about the critical role of sex hormones in stem cell control

In one of the first studies addressing the role of sex hormones' impact on stem cells in the gut, scientists outline new insights showing how a steroidal sex hormone, ecdysone, drastically alters the way intestinal stem cells behave, ultimately affecting the

Wall Street gains as investors cheer declining jobless claims

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 27.64 points, or 0.11 percent, at the open to 26,094.92.

Canon’s new R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras offer big video upgrades, bird eye autofocus and more

Canon has finally fully revealed its much-anticipated R5 and R6 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and they look like very strong contenders for the field. The R5 is the new flagship of Canon’s mirrorless line, and it’s priced accordingly a

UConn rowing team considers Title IX response to elimination

UConn women’s rowing coach Jen Sanford says she isn’t looking for a villain to blame for the school’s cost-cutting decision to eliminate her program

Asia Cup cricket in Sri Lanka postponed to 2021

Cricket’s Asia Cup in September has been postponed to 2021

Multi-Layered Ceramics by Artist Heesoo Lee Express the Movements of Land and Sea

Heesoo Lee has spent years carefully layering blades of grass, pine trees, and cherry blossoms to construct botanic entanglements that crawl across ceramic mugs and bowls. Inspired by seasonal woodlands and aspen forests, the Montana-based artist recreates br

Care for cats? So did people along the Silk Road more than 1,000 years ago

Common domestic cats, as we know them today, might have accompanied Kazakh pastoralists as pets more than 1,000 years ago. This is indicated by new analyses done on an almost complete cat skeleton found during an excavation along the former Silk Road in south

Alphabet#39;s Loon launches balloon internet service in Kenya

«Kenya is the first country... to have base stations high up in the sky. Now we will be able to cover the whole country in a very short span of time,» said Information Minister Joe Mucheru after launching the service.

Lenovo will reportedly unveil Legion gaming phone July 22 with whopping 16GB of RAM - CNET

Lenovo's high end gaming phone is set to be unveiled in China in just over a week.

Hands-on with iOS 14: We tried all the new features coming soon to your iPhone - CNET

Apple announced iOS 14 last month. I tried out the developer beta version to get an early look at what's coming to our iPhones in the fall, from widgets to App Clips and beyond.

OnePlus Nord's YouTube docuseries is the exact opposite of what Apple would've done - CNET

Commentary: The four-part YouTube series is super weird, but I'll watch it all anyway.

Paper Mario: The Origami King is the Nintendo Switch's summer beach read game - CNET

It's ridiculous, it's cute and it's almost like Zelda and Mario had a baby, on your Switch.

US layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

Thursday#39;s report from the Labor Department showed that the number of applications for unemployment aid fell from 1.4 million in the previous week. The figure has now topped 1 million for 16 straight weeks. Before the pandemic, the record high for weekly u

Setback for Adani Power, Tata Power and Essar Power as Gujarat govt reverses this decision

We have cancelled the GR in the cabinet meeting. Since coal prices have plummeted, we moved a note in the cabinet to cancel the earlier order on public interest," an official said.

Singaporean startup Karana raises $1.7 million for meat substitutes made from jackfruit

Singaporeans have a growing appetite for plant-based meat substitutes. In fact, demand for products from companies like Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and Quorn have grown during the pandemic, partly because consumers are making more health-conscious decisions

Smartwatch hack could trick patients to ‘take pills’ with spoofed alerts

Vulnerabilities could have let hackers send medication reminders to patients as often as they wanted.

Trump can't figure out why Covid-ravaged America shouldn't open its schools

Impeached coward Donald Trump is unhappy with efforts to kill grandma, and has his eyes set on the nation’s children. In that vein, he tweeted this yesterday: xIn Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries, SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH NO PROBLEMS

‘Establishing international relations’: Russian footballer Dzyuba explains viral video imitating sex with Iranian teammate Azmoun

Russia captain Artem Dzyuba has explained the viral video of himself simulating sex with Iranian Zenit St. Petersburg teammate Sardar Azmoun during post-match title celebrations, saying he was “developing international relations.” Read Full Article at RT.

UK telecom firms warn rushing to phase out Huawei 5G gear will take years & cost billions

At least five years, “ideally seven,” will be needed to replace Huawei’s 5G equipment, Vodafone and BT have told British MPs. The introduction of the ultra-fast networks across the country would be delayed, they warned. Read Full Article at

Putin’s point man on Ukraine says unrecognized Donetsk & Lugansk republics will NOT join Russia

The idea of the two Donbass republics joining Russia has not been discussed, according to Dmitry Kozak, the deputy head of the presidential administration, focused on the relationship with Ukraine. Read Full Article at

Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space?

Why are scientists trying to grow organs at the International Space Station? People live on Earth not in zero-gravity. A stem cell expert explains why it is useful to do these experiments in space.

Pink 'watermelon snow' threatens major Italian glacier

The high Presena glacier has turned pink in a major bloom of dangerous, ice-melting algae.

LogDNA announces $25M Series C investment and new CEO

LogDNA, a startup that helps DevOps teams dig through their log data to find issues, announced a $25 million Series C investment today along with the promotion of industry vet Tucker Callaway to CEO. Let’s start with the funding. Emergence Capital led t

GoPro turns the Hero 8 Black into a $249 webcam

The GoPro Hero 8 action camera can now be used as a webcam thanks to a software utility. The software, which is still in beta, lets users connect a Hero 8 camera through USB and use it as a webcam. Without this utility, owners had to use a combination of dong

Kai hopes: Five final matches in Champions League chase are crucial for Chelsea as Marina Granovskaia 'negotiates Havertz signing'

In a big-spending summer for Roman Abramovich at Chelsea, a successful conclusion to Marina Granovskaia's pursuit of Kai Havertz could depend as much on their final five Premier League matches as it did on the Bundesliga finale. Read Full Article at

‘Time for self-reflection’: WHO sets up independent panel to review its handling of pandemic

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Gold hits record high of Rs 49,239 per 10 gram, silver zoom past Rs 51,000 per kg

Damani expects the yellow metal to trade in a range of $1,780-1,835 per troy ounce on COMEX. «Domestic prices could hover in the range of Rs 48,900-49,600/10 gram.»

Raikkonen: Vettel/Ferrari problems not as big as made out

Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the year after the team opted against offering him a new contract beyond 2020, opting to sign Carlos Sainz from Ferrari.Vettel revealed last weekend in Austria that he was «surprised» to not receive an offe

Morning Digest: Republicans rush to save another Senate seat with massive Georgia ad bookings

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Lead

Trump has known Russia was funding the Taliban since 2017, and he never once pushed back

The news that Russia was paying Taliban militia a bounty to kill American soldiers was shocking. The idea that Donald Trump had known about it for a matter of months, and not only failed to take action, but pressured the G7 to readmit Russia even more so. Bu

What does Paytm’s insurance foray mean and other key questions answered

Is Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s grand vision of transforming his company into a full-fledged financial services player complete after the acquisition of Raheja QBE?
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