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Outcry after Virginia officials order US flag to be removed from Capitol construction site due to it being ‘target’ for protesters

A decision by the Virginia state government to order a giant American banner to be pulled from the would-be seat of the local General Assembly amid fears protesters could tear the flag down, has faced pushback online. Read Full Article at RT.com

The race to make the Cup playoffs is going down to the wire

A weekend featuring a doubleheader of Cup races at Michigan International Speedway has helped to shore up a couple drivers fighting to make the playoff field on points while others took a hit to their hopes.While Clint Bowyer didn’t score a victory this wee

Lupin first company to shift manufacturing of some drugs from India to US after Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

CEO Vinita Gupta does not name the drugs. Analysts say move will not have much effect on Indian pharma sector. Gupta says US business was down 26 percent in Q1FY21 Q-o-Q. Efforts under way to bring Metformin back into the market within Q2FY21.

How maths modelling helps efforts to eradicate banana bunchy top virus

Modelling the predicted movements of pervasive sap-sucking tiny insects before they infest banana crops has the potential to become a key tactic in the fight against a devastating virus, according to new research. Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is an aphid-tr

Restaurant customers frown on automatic gratuities, particularly after good service

Automatic gratuities leave restaurant patrons with a bad taste, even when the meal and the service were excellent, new research indicates.

New tools in the fight against lethal citrus disease

Scientists are closer to gaining the upper hand on Huanglongbing, a disease that has wiped out citrus orchards across the globe. New models of the bacterium linked to the disease reveal control methods that were previously unavailable.

Math shows how brain stays stable amid internal noise and a widely varying world

A new theoretical framework shows that many properties of neural connections help biological circuits produce consistent computations.

Nanocatalysts that remotely control chemical reactions inside living cells

The enzymes responsible for catalytic reactions in our body's biological reactions are difficult to use for diagnosis or treatment as they react only to certain molecules or have low stability. Many researchers anticipate that if these issues are ameliorated

Redding relieved to get over with «tough» Portimao weekend

After claiming the championship lead with a double victory in Jerez, Redding was shuffled back to the midfield for the majority of the Portugal round last weekend.He bounced back from the disappointment of a seventh and a fifth place result in the first two r

Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded before the pandemic. And 80% of the guns are loaded. Officers found 15.3 guns for every million people screened in July, c

KTM says first MotoGP race win didn't come «by accident»

Binder dominated the Brno race on Sunday by 5.2 seconds to take a sensational debut victory for himself and KTM in MotoGP. The Austrian manufacturer came into the premier class in 2017, scoring a podium in a wet Valencia race in 2018, and started the 202

Hulkenberg was Mercedes' next choice after Hamilton for 2013

Hulkenberg made his F1 race comeback at Silverstone on Sunday, deputising for Sergio Perez at Racing Point after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19.After an issue prevented him from taking the start of the British Grand Prix one week earlier, Hul

‘I am a product of a child molester; do I deserve to be loved?’ RT speaks to victims of horrific Berlin pedophile abuse scandal

When a famed sex educator convinced Berlin authorities to house young orphans with known pedophiles, the bizarre scheme led to shocking abuses. Two of his victims spoke to RT in a revealing new documentary. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘It’s killing me from inside’: Woman shares grief with RT as Beirut blast kills her husband in front of their gravely ill daughter

Standing outside her home in Miziara, Lebanon, Souha’s eyes fill up with tears as she speaks about her husband’s death. “I love you!” she cries out, as if speaking to him. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK would lose its ‘magic’ without Scotland – PM Johnson

The UK is the “greatest political partnership” in the world, but it wouldn't be the same if one of its members decides to leave, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned amid a growing appetite for independence in Scotland. Read Full Article at RT.com

Creators need better community tools. Circle wants to fill the gap

Entrepreneurial creators have to do a lot with limited time. They need to, well, create, but then they also need to build their marketing funnels, convert users to their paid products, and manage business operations. Yet, perhaps the most important task they

Beware bankers talking TikTok

The next few weeks is going to be a critical time for ByteDance-owned TikTok. The company is weeks away from a ban signed by President Trump, and while the company is expected to sue the U.S. federal government this week to block it, clearly the company’s f

ByteDance valuation under huge pressure as TikTok sale nears

As it reached an estimated valuation of $100 billion this year, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance solidified its status as the most valuable startup in private markets. Its success outside China has also become a source of envy and inspiration among it

IPL 2020 Title Sponsorship | BCCI invites EoIs, sets turnover of interested parties at over Rs 300 crore

«The name of the highest bidder will be announced on August 18,» IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel told Moneycontrol.

COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute#39;s Adar Poonawalla says India to have vaccine by December

Last week, Poonawalla#39;s Serum Institute announced its partnership with Gavi and the Gates Foundation, to accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and low- and middle-income countries.

Market regulator cracks whip on front runners at Reliance Securities

Front running is a term used to describe a broker, or any other entity, carrying out trades based on foreknowledge of a big transaction to be placed

Shannon Sharpe on Damian Lillard’s missed those free throws against Clippers & victory over 76ers

After Damian Lillard missed two late-game free throws and a 3-pointer against the Clippers on Saturday that had him beefing on social media with Paul George and Patrick Beverly, Lillard bounced back in a big way last night against the 76ers. Lillard dropped 5

Dortmund says Jadon Sancho staying amid Man United links

Dortmund says Jadon Sancho staying amid Man United links

Ron Rivera: Release of Derrius Guice was 'tough but necessary'

The 23-year-old played just five games in two seasons for Washington due to multiple knee injuries. As a result of those injuries, the organization deemed him unreliable and added multiple running backs this offseason.

Trump's sabotage of Postal Service threatens elections in November and leads to mail delays now

Donald Trump has had a vendetta against the U.S. Postal Service throughout his time in office, but it only took center stage after he realized that the Postal Service would be an essential part of the elections because voting by mail is more importa

Monday's best deals: $4 Showtime, $11 touchless soap dispenser, $99 AirPlay 2 speaker and more - CNET

Also available: An Echo Show 8 for $90, the Amazfit GTS for an all-time-low $120 and a Dell 2-in-1 laptop for $600 (save $150).

Trevor Lawrence among CFB players calling for formation of players’ union

Rumors that the 2020 college football season could be delayed until the spring gained momentum over the weekend, and that resulted in Lawrence's plea that players want to compete. 

Key to harmonious pet relationships: Pheromones

We are all familiar with the old adage 'fighting like cats and dogs', but a new scientific study now reveals how you can bid farewell to those animal scraps and foster a harmonious relationship between your pet pooch and feline friend.

From nanocellulose to gold

When nanocellulose is combined with various types of metal nanoparticles, materials are formed with many new and exciting properties. They may be antibacterial, change color under pressure, or convert light to heat.

Wall Street opens slightly higher after Donald Trump#39;s coronavirus relief orders

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 54.73 points, or 0.20 percent, at the open to 27,488.21.

IPL 2020 Title Sponsorship: BCCI to release EOI tonight, highest bidder to be announced on August 18

«The name of the highest bidder will be announced on August 18,» IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel told Moneycontrol.

Hyundai Elantra GT, GT N Line head to the automotive graveyard - Roadshow

Hyundai discontinued both models for 2021 citing a growing crossover and SUV lineup. Booo.

One Rehearsal Away from Touching Asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx is ready for touchdown on asteroid Bennu.

No, really: Team Trump 'reached out' to South Dakota governor about adding a head to Mount Rushmore

Donald Trump has repeatedly and far-too-publicly mused over wanting his own face carved into Mount Rushmore. This we knew. Over the weekend, however, we learned that it has gone a bit farther than mere public desire: On Saturday, The New York Times reported t

Blamestorm begins over botched ballot delivery in Puerto Rico's primary election

“Ballots have not arrived,” reads a sign at a polling station in Puerto Rico. This was the story at multiple locations across the island for Sunday’s primary election for governor, resident commissioner (non-voting representative to Congress), and

Coronavirus pandemic could be twice as bad for global economy as WORLD WAR – McKinsey

Production disruptions caused by the Covid-19 outbreak could cost the global economy twice as much as a hypothetical global military conflict, recent research by the McKinsey Global Institute shows. Read Full Article at RT.com

Huawei named China’s MOST VALUABLE brand

A list released by Brand Alliance revealed that tech giant Huawei has become China’s most valuable brand, worth some 815.1 billion yuan ($117 billion). The total value of the top 20 Chinese brands reached 6.12 trillion yuan. Read Full Article at RT.com

Court in Sergey Brin's home city slaps $20,000 fine on web giant Google for poor filtering of banned content in Russia

The US internet behemoth Google has been fined 1.5 million rubles ($20,370) for insufficient search engine filtering of prohibited content, Moscow's Tagansky District Court told news agency TASS on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mia Khalifa raises nearly $100k for Beirut blast victims by auctioning ‘infamous’ porn glasses

Former adult actress Mia Khalifa is auctioning off an “infamous” pair of glasses she donned during her porn career in a bid to raise money to help victims of the Beirut port explosion. Read Full Article at RT.com

Lebanese PM to announce resignation of government 'soon' amid widespread protests - minister

The “whole government” of Lebanon will resign shortly amid growing public anger and protests following the devastating explosion in Beirut port, Health Minister Hamad Hassan told reporters. Read Full Article at RT.com

Plump and Peeled Ceramic Bananas Shape Koji Kasatani’s Evocative Sculptures

Long before the infamous banana sent waves through the art world last year, Koji Kasatani was forming playful sculptures with the yellow produce. From a couple of peels mid-waltz to another fruit flattened into a puddle, the ceramic-and-resin artworks are ev
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