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Baltimore to Scrap Its Own Confederate Statues After Charlottesville Violence

Baltimore to Scrap Its Own Confederate Statues After Charlottesville Violence In addition, the president of the Jacksonville, Florida, city council has called for the city to take an inventory of its confederate monuments, and said he would then propose legislation to relocate those monuments to museums. In a tweet , Lexington's mayor said "we can not let them define our future". "We have thoroughly examined this issue, and heard from many of our citizens", he wrote . [Full Article...]

Perseids meteor shower on Sunday

Perseids meteor shower on Sunday Even though Sunday is past the peak of the meteor shower, you can still see around 40-50 meteors, shooting across the night sky. And yes, it's a cool astronomical occurrence to have a Perseid meteor shower happening , but this is not going to be the once in a lifetime opportunity you might have been reading about. [Full Article...]

Latvia to see partial lunar eclipse next week

Latvia to see partial lunar eclipse next week The duration of the total eclipse will be five hours and one minute, while the duration of partial phase of lunar eclipse will be one hour and fifty five minutes. Lunar eclipses also have the advantage of being visible from the entire hemisphere of the Earth where the Moon is above the horizon, rather than being most impressive along a narrow track. [Full Article...]

The CW DC Crossover 2017 dates announced with a big change

The CW DC Crossover 2017 dates announced with a big change Legends of Tomorrow moves to Tuesdays this Fall, airing right after The Flash on October 10. During his talk, he also mentioned that the Arrowverse crossover past year was the most successful based on ratings and other metrics in the CW history. [Full Article...]

Facebook's AI Bots Have Invented Their Own Language

Facebook's AI Bots Have Invented Their Own Language Basically, Facebook did just that when two of its experimental AI bots started to converse in a language totally alien and undecipherable to researchers. demonstrating that FAIR's bots not only can speak English but also think intelligently about what to say. Although the shocked Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) were able to kill the activity by shutting the system d... [Full Article...]

Chinese troops entered 1 km into Uttarakhand's Chamoli

Chinese troops entered 1 km into Uttarakhand's Chamoli Such incursions are considered "routine" in the area, but since it comes at a time of a standoff between the two armies in Sikkim , it assumes significance. According to ANI , the Chinese soldiers entered 800 meters into the Indian territory in Barahoti of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district around 9 am. Indian officials have pointed out that the Doklam issue was staged by China at the behest of Pa... [Full Article...]

Venezuela troops attack protesters with rubber bullets, tear gas

Venezuela troops attack protesters with rubber bullets, tear gas Maduro, 54, has been derided for the plan to bypass congress as a means for an indefinite power grab. In opposition-dominated eastern Caracas , riot police used tear gas to stop protesters from gathering for a march on the capital's main highway. [Full Article...]

Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka

Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka While Sri Lanka is in serious trouble while chasing the giant target of 550-runs as they have already lost their four-wickets when they are 431-runs behind the target. They have since given away 524 for 5 in New Zealand and 575 for 9 in England, but have generally been more penetrative at home. It helped to get us enough time to get the opposition out and put enough runs on the board for us to f... [Full Article...]

Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan's District

Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan's District The project will create 13,000 new jobs and should be completed by 2020, according to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker . Speaking at the announcement, Gou said that since TV was invented in America, it was fitting to bring back the manufacturing of LCD displays there. [Full Article...]

Nation remembers bravery of soldiers on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Nation remembers bravery of soldiers on Kargil Vijay Diwas The bravery of the Indian Army, the patriotic ferbour and the overall atmosphere of War, a mix of courage and tragedy, violence and love have been captured aptly in some of the Bollywood films. Raveena Tandon: Etched in my heart forever, memories of the great men I had the honour to meet. I salute all the Heroes who gave up their tomorrow for our today. [Full Article...]

Apple Ordered To Pay University Of Wisconsin $506M For Patent Infringement

Apple Ordered To Pay University Of Wisconsin $506M For Patent Infringement In a separate situation, a judge overturned a jury's ruling in August that Apple has to pay a dubious tech company, often colloquially considered as a " patent troll ", $625.6 million. Court documents show that Apple plans to appeal the ruling, reported Reuters . Apple did not reach back to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment by the time of publication. [Full Article...]

Michael Kors to buy luxury footwear maker Jimmy Choo for £896m

Michael Kors to buy luxury footwear maker Jimmy Choo for £896m Choo was bought out in 2001, with Mellon leaving in 2011. The deal is worth $1.2 billion. Jimmy Choo had put itself up for sale after its major shareholder JAB made a decision to focus on consumer goods. Michael Kors is set to open new Jimmy Choo retail stores and develop its online presence, while also expanding its range of fashion offerings. [Full Article...]

Pokémon GO Fest Plagued by Widespread Connection Problems

Pokémon GO Fest Plagued by Widespread Connection Problems Many attendees traveled from across the country or paid hundreds of dollars for tickets being re-sold online. If they successfully defeat the legendary Pokemon and capture it, " Pokemon GO " players worldwide will then be able to catch the same legendary monster in their localities. [Full Article...]

Rate of decline slows in Vodafone's United Kingdom business

Rate of decline slows in Vodafone's United Kingdom business Vodafone added 3.4 million 3G/4G customers in India during the fiscal first quarter to June. What Vodafone saidAlthough competition in India remains intense, service revenues stabilised compared with the prior quarter. The number of contract customers declined in the quarter by 2,000, with Vodafone claiming the cause was its decision to phase out MVNO Talk Mobile. [Full Article...]

Airtel, Idea plunge on RIL's JioPhone announcement

Airtel, Idea plunge on RIL's JioPhone announcement So, anyone who wishes to get their hands on the new JioPhone , one has to pre-book it. All Jio Phone users can enjoy viewing their Jio content on their phones from their TV screens, Ambani said. We can do the pre-booking from the August 24th, 2017. The company has a target of making 5 million Jio Phones available every week . Jio users consistently make more than 250 crore minutes of voice... [Full Article...]

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28%

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28% Refining margins rose 3.5% to $11.9 per barrel. It also said its revenues from refining increased 18.3% to Rs 66,945 crore from Rs 56,568 crore during the year-ago period, while its revenues from petrochemicals business saw a almost 23% rise to Rs 25,461 crore from Rs 20,718 crore. [Full Article...]

Indian Railways serves food not fit for human consumption, says CAG report

Indian Railways serves food not fit for human consumption, says CAG report In which the lack of cleanliness was found in the station and train catering units. "A policy of zero tolerance towards bad quality of food served to passengers and overcharging is being followed and during the last six months, seven contracts have been terminated on account of poor quality of food served", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher Oher signed a three-year, $21.6 million contract extension with the Panthers last summer. "The most important thing is his health", head coach Ron Rivera told the team's official website. Oher played just three games last season in September because of a concussion he received and nearly a year later, he has yet to be cleared to play. [Full Article...]

Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively

Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively The 30-share index bounced 131.48 points, or 0.41 per cent, at 32,035.88. Reliance industries profit figures of 9% beat the market estimates and could be one reason of seeing the index to highs. Shares of telecom companies struggled after Reliance Industries today announced the launch of the much-awaited 4G feature phone at the company's 40th annual general meeting. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Claims Underground Hyperloop Given 'Verbal (Government) Approval'

Elon Musk Claims Underground Hyperloop Given 'Verbal (Government) Approval' Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk said his latest venture, The Boring Company , just got "verbal government approval" to build a Hyperloop connecting New York City with Washington DC. Musk says the route will include a stop in Philadelphia and Baltimore before, and only take 29 minutes total. He said: "Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil... [Full Article...]


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