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Picasso painting with 25,000 owners on show in Geneva

GENEVA: It won’t hang on the wall in their living rooms, but they own it nonetheless: 25,000 Internet users banded together to buy a Picasso painting, which went on display in Geneva on Friday. Visitors to Swiss bargain site Qoqa usually end up buying a new drill, a set of luggage or a cheap trip to Marrakesh. But last December, …

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CJP orders arrest of two quack doctors who operated on woman

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered the arrest of a quack doctor who operated on a woman in his vest and his accomplice at a hospital in Jhang. The decision came during a hearing of the suo moto notice taken on this incident. A two-member bench headed by Justice Nisar heard the case at …

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US keeps China, puts Canada on IP priority watch list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday labeled 36 countries as inadequately protecting US intellectual property rights, keeping China on a priority watch list and adding Canada over concerns about its border controls and pharmaceutical practices. The US Trade Representative s annual report on global IP concerns is separate from the “Section 301” report on Chinese technology transfer practices …

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What are the risks of being underweight?

(Online): Being underweight can represent as many health concerns to an individual as being overweight can. If a person is underweight, their body may not be getting the nutrients it needs to build healthy bones, skin, and hair. While some people may have a genetic background or a medical illness that prevents them from putting on weight, there are interventions …

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In remote China, a high-tech auto plant flags global challenge

ZHANGJIAKOU (Reuters) – While auto workers in Germany and South Korea fight to save their jobs, one of China’s youngest auto brands is gearing up to build sport utility vehicles at a new factory with digitally-connected robots and a fresh workforce of 1,800 people. A three-hour drive from the Chinese capital Beijing, the Lynk & Co plant in Zhangjiakou combines …

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Scientists shocked as NASA cuts only moon rover

(AFP) – In a move that shocked lunar scientists, NASA has cancelled the only robotic vehicle under development to explore the surface of the Moon, despite President Donald Trump’s vow to return people there. Scientists working on the Resource Prospector (RP) mission, a robotic rover that had been in development for about a decade to explore a polar region of …

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Facebook to add ‘sleep’ mode to Messenger Kids service

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding a “sleep” mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. It’s the latest concession that tech companies are making as critics question whether they should be targeting kids at all. Among their chief concerns: The effects on kids are not yet known, and companies might …

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Indian rapper Honey Singh all praise for Sajjad Ali’s latest song

Indian rapper and musician Yo Yo Honey Singh was all praise for Pakistani singer Sajjad Ali’s latest song. The singer took to Twitter to express his adoration for Sajjad’s new song Lagaya Dil, and said it was “simple but deep poetry”. Singh shared the song and called it “another classic”. He also shared a line from the song, Zindagi mein …

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Bill Cosby’s alma mater rescinds honorary degree after conviction

Temple University on Friday rescinded an honorary doctorate it had awarded to Bill Cosby, a longtime fundraiser and graduate of the Philadelphia school, where years later he met the victim of the sexual assault that resulted in his conviction this week. Temple joined several other major US universities that have taken back honorary degrees since Thursday’s verdict, reflecting a broader …

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