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Playboy model loses bid to toss out privacy invasion case

Playboy model loses bid to toss out privacy invasion case The next court date in the case is set for May 24. On Monday, Mathers' attorney, Dana Cole, reportedly argued that the woman in the photo wasn't easily identifiable, and thus the law didn't apply. In California, where the incident took place, it is illegal to record or photograph "identifiable" people in private areas such as locker rooms or tanning beds. [Full Article...]

Here is the Motorola Moto Z2 Force in its Full Glory

Here is the Motorola Moto Z2 Force in its Full Glory So we don't know when it will launch, but we do have are a couple of leaked images that appear to prove the new Moto X4 exists. The Moto C Plus is priced at Euro 119 and both the devices will be available across various countries of Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific in spring. [Full Article...]

Senior Army officers visit fallen soldier Ummer Fayaz's family

Senior Army officers visit fallen soldier Ummer Fayaz's family It is only a few schools where there is a little bit of agitation which leads to some violence because of the stone pelting that they are doing and because of the reaction of the police", Maj Gen Raju said. "To honour the martyr, it has been chose to rename the Army Goodwill School Behibagh as "Shaheed Lt. Ummer Fayaz Goodwill School", said the spokesman. [Full Article...]

Massive creature washes up on Indonesia's Serum Island - but what is it?

It was so odd that it was initially mistaken for a stranded boat by Asrul Tuanakota, 37, who discovered the huge fleshy blob. It's thought to have died a few days before washing ashore, but its cause of death is unclear. Residents who live nearby, however, asked authorities to remove the carcass, because it was beginning to rot. Patasiwa Kumbang Amalatu posted a YouTube video of locals inspect... [Full Article...]

China champions globalisation with new Silk Road summit

China champions globalisation with new Silk Road summit The China Development Bank alone has earmarked US$890 billion for some 900 projects. The One Belt, One Road (Obor) project excites economists and analysts interested in fresh prospects for global trade and cooperation. The ancient Silk Road connected China and Europe from around 100 B.C. As close neighbours, China and India could be natural partners in connectivity and the project. [Full Article...]

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

It is the third legally binding agreement negotiated under the auspices of the Arctic Council, which brings together Canada, Denmark (for Greenland), Iceland, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States, as well as six Indigenous Permanent Participant organizations and a number of observer states and organizations. [Full Article...]

China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas Under the agreement, China will allow U.S. beef exports to flow directly to the country for the first time since 2003, while the United States will take steps to authorize Chinese imports of cooked poultry into the United States by July 16. [Full Article...]

8 dead, 11 injured after moderate quake in far western China

8 dead, 11 injured after moderate quake in far western China A moderate quake that struck close to the earth's surface killed at least several people. A moderate natural disaster that struck close to the earth's surface killed at least several people, the region's quake administration said. The shallow 5.4-magnitude quake struck at 5:58am, 213km south-southwest of the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar, the US Geological Survey said. Earthquakes are quite ... [Full Article...]

PGA Tour extends deal with FedEx through 2027

PGA Tour extends deal with FedEx through 2027 Tiger Woods is a two-time victor of the FedEx Cup, and others to win the top prize have been Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Brandt Snedeker , Henrik Stenson, Billy Horschel, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, who clinched the title in September when he defeated Ryan Moore in a playoff to win the Tour Championship. [Full Article...]

Colbert welcomes fellow 'Daily Show' alums to 'Late Show'

Colbert welcomes fellow 'Daily Show' alums to 'Late Show' Later in the heavily edited interview, Stewart came to his former sidekick's defense, seemingly in response to the recent hullabaloo surrounding his joke about Trump, whom he referred to as Russian president Vladimir Putin's "c-k holster." "But might I say I learned it from you , Dad". [Full Article...]

Now You Can Send Snaps That Last Forever

The document also notes a slowdown in growth during the final quarter of 2016-the period following Facebook's launch of Instagram Stories. But it's been all downhill, since then. The difference is where you'll find the option to set the time for the Snap . Snap isn't dealing with a weak rival. He thinks that Snapchat stock is overvalued mainly because of the continued threat from Faceboo... [Full Article...]

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega In the closing stages, Logano masterfully charged to the front of the field and pulled off a right-to-left move to grab the lead. "Doug Yates (of Roush Yates Engines) brings some awesome horsepower, and our Ford Mustang was super-fast". "I guess that's really the main focus in the Xfinity Series now", Jones said. "I feel like we've had pretty okay cars, we'll just try and not get into trouble and ... [Full Article...]

Mysterious Flash in SoCal Sky May Be Part of Meteor Shower

Mysterious Flash in SoCal Sky May Be Part of Meteor Shower Then in 1876, professor Alexander Stewart Herschel pointed out that the orbit of Halley's comet almost coincided with Earth's orbit around May 4, and that if we encountered any comet debris capable of producing meteors, those streaks of light would appear to dart from the vicinity of Aquarius. [Full Article...]

Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy

Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy Mugabe went on explaining how Zimbabwe has 14 universities, a literacy rate of over 90% - "The highest in Africa, yet they talk of us as a fragile state". "We have a bumper harvest, maize, tobacco, and other crops". Zimbabwe has faced a severe cash shortage since previous year and has introduced so-called bond notes as a substitute for the United States dollar, the main currency people use. [Full Article...]

Facebook hiring 3000 to monitor videos after murders, violence shown live

Facebook hiring 3000 to monitor videos after murders, violence shown live It's heartbreaking, and I've been reflecting on how we can do better for... In order to continue building a safer community for its users, Zuckerberg said Facebook needs to "respond quickly" and make videos easier to report. disasters. "These reviewers will also help us get better at removing things we don't allow on Facebook like hate speech and child exploitation ", he wrote . [Full Article...]

Cities across Canada joining others worldwide in March for Science

When he went on stage, he got the biggest applause for his simple opening: "I am a climate scientist". " Rigorous science is critical to my administration's efforts to achieve the twin goals of economic growth and environmental protection", Trump said in a statement Saturday. [Full Article...]

NASA's Cassini Orbiter Makes First 'Grand Finale' Dive

Cassini's first successful dive is part of what NASA is calling the " Grand Finale ". During its dive, Cassini skimmed about 3,000 kilometres above Saturn's cloud tops, closer than ever before, and within 300km of the innermost visible edges of its rings, NASA said. [Full Article...]

Amazon's $200 Echo Look will judge your outfits

Amazon's $200 Echo Look will judge your outfits If not, the Look might refer you to its online store where you can shop for new, Amazon-approved duds. Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions. The Echo Look's camera - the first in an Alexa device - has the potential to be used for home surveillance, video conferencing and various enterprise applications, he added . [Full Article...]

Microsoft's LinkedIn surpasses 500 million members

Microsoft's LinkedIn surpasses 500 million members LinkedIn has revealed it now has more than half a billion users, having added 33 million new members in the last six months. The USD 26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn raised quite a few eyebrows, including that of Salesforce's, who at that time was also looking to buy LinkedIn and failed - which was thereafter grabbed by Microsoft . [Full Article...]

Scientists Take Big Step Toward 'Artificial Womb' To Save Premature Babies

Scientists Take Big Step Toward 'Artificial Womb' To Save Premature Babies A singular womb-like arrangement that has been designed by pediatricians could change the way we look at premature babies in the future. Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced this week that years of pediatric research have resulted in the successful growth of baby sheep in an artificial womb. [Full Article...]


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