Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

Cuba says found no proof of attack on US diplomats

UNITED NATIONS: Cuba has found no evidence to support US claims that several American diplomats in Havana were harmed in outside attacks on their health, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla said Friday. Since last year, at least 21 US officials and a smaller number of Canadians have received treatment for a variety of symptoms including brain trauma and hearing loss …

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Newly discovered protein could help diagnose chronic brain disease: study

Researchers have discovered a protein that could help diagnose a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes, veterans of military service and others who have experienced brain trauma, a new study published on Tuesday showed. Scientists from Boston University and the VA Boston Healthcare System, a group of hospitals run by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, discovered elevated levels …

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Stock market welcome for Trump tax plans fades fast

LONDON (AFP) – A rebound in sentiment after US President Donald Trump unveiled market-friendly tax cut plans proved short-lived as stocks traded mixed on Thursday. The Dow edged out meagre gains by late morning trading, but the broader S&P 500 was flat and the tech-heavy Nasdaq down. In Europe, equities advanced modestly, while Asian indices struggled to track Wall Street …

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Google to treat shopping rivals equally, in line with EU order

BRUSSELS: Google will treat its own shopping service the same as rivals when they bid for ads at the top of a search page, the company said on Wednesday, as it seeks to comply with an EU antitrust order and stave off fresh fines. The European Commission slapped a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.8 billion) fine on the world´s most popular internet …

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FCC chair wants Apple to activate FM radio chips in iPhones

WASHINGTON: Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday urged Apple Inc to activate FM radio chips installed in iPhones in the wake of major hurricanes. Pai said Apple is the one major phone manufacturer that has resisted doing so. Pai said when wireless networks go down during a natural disaster, smartphones with activated FM chips can allow Americans to …

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Life on Earth may date back 3.95 billion years: study

PARIS: Rudimentary life may have existed on Earth 3.95 billion years ago, a time when our infant planet was being bombarded by comets and had hardly any oxygen, researchers said Wednesday. A team presented what they say is the oldest-known fossil evidence for life on the Blue Planet — grains of graphite, a form of carbon, wedged into ancient sedimentary …

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Mawra Hocane celebrates her birthday with family, friends

(Web Desk) – Mawra Hocane celebrated her 25th birthday with family and friends as they hosted a surprise party for her. Her sister Urwa Hocane also showed up and gifted Mawra a unicorn which made her ecstatic. Urwa took to Instagram and shared a video of the surprise with caption, “Surprise Surprise! A Unicorn arrived while she only expected humans …

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Moon village the first stop to Mars: ESA

ADELAIDE, Australia (AFP) – Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency said Thursday as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace. At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans …

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Haters body shame Kareena over ‘fat legs’ on Instagram photo

(Web Desk) – Kareena Kapoor has become the latest victim of body shaming in Bollywood as some of her fans passed on mean comments about her legs, teasing her that they are fat. Karishma Kapoor recently uploaded a picture in which she posed with her sister. Although Kareena has gone through a terrific body transformation after the birth of her …

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Loving Vincent’ brings Van Gogh’s art alive

You have seen his “Sunflowers” in a museum, sung along with Don McLean to “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)” and gawped at the tens of million of dollars his works have fetched at auction. But you have never seen Vincent Van Gogh’s art quite like it is shown in the film “Loving Vincent.” Seven years in the making and billed as …

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