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Sale loses in return from ban, wants to stay in Chicago
- July 29, 2016

His point was that every pitch matters, and for as hard as he trained to be prepared, he didn't want an easily surmountable obstacle to get in his way. "So I put a lot of emphasis on when I play and I take a lot of pride in work that I do", Sale said. The left-hander worked out on his own at U.S. (more...)
Move over casinos - Las Vegas now has a Hyperloop factory Move over casinos - Las Vegas now has a Hyperloop factory
- July 29, 2016

The Nevada government saw the potential of Hyperloop as the next mode of transportation as well as its ability to create high-skilled jobs for North Las Vegas and the Southern Nevada region. The decision to build the facility comes as Hyperloop One prepares to conduct a demonstration of its transportation platform at the Apex Industrial Park by early next year. (more...)
Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed
- July 29, 2016

Apple is facing a pay day because they keep a certain percentage of any purchase made inside their app store , which could be as high as 30 percent. She added the caveat that the magnitude of upside for Apple from the game depends "on consumer adoption timing". Pokemon Go's scheduled Japanese launch today has reportedly been delayed after a McDonalds email leak . (more...)
Therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client Therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client
- July 29, 2016

Under the advice of his attorney, he did not discuss details of a shooting that gained global attention, but he alluded to simmering tensions between the black community and police. "I don't know if it's a gun but he had something that's shaped like a gun so just be careful". Rios was diagnosed with autism when he was about 8 years old, but his mother long had her suspicions. (more...)
In sustained push, NDA again reaches out to parties on GST bill In sustained push, NDA again reaches out to parties on GST bill
- July 29, 2016

The government plans to roll out GST by 1 April 2017, and is working overtime to build consensus to get the bill passed in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament which ends on 12 August. "There will be no scope for states to raise revenue", Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury, who was there at the meeting with the finance minister, said. (more...)
Hillary Clinton To Accept Historic Nomination For President
- July 29, 2016

Clinton, after her nomination on Tuesday, appeared in a video noting the historic moment. The polls and the election will tell us how it played with an electorate anxious about terrorism and economic uncertainty, but it set quite a rhetorical bar for Hillary Clinton's coronation tonight. (more...)
Boris hopes high-level meetings will keep Britain to the fore Boris hopes high-level meetings will keep Britain to the fore
- July 29, 2016

During the European Union referendum campaign, Johnson triggered an outcry after he suggested President Obama's "part-Kenyan" heritage meant he could have an "ancestral dislike" of the British. secretary of state John Kerry enjoyed "frank" discussions on Syria, Yemen, Turkey, Brexit and - yes - climate change, said the American on Tuesday. And he protested that the crises that Britain and the United States are now confronting together are "far more important than any " obiter dicta " that ... (more...)
Zika virus challenges for neuropsychiatry published
- July 29, 2016

One Blood, which supplies blood to more than 200 hospitals in most of Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama and SC, said all of the agency's sites would begin testing for Zika on Friday. "These may be the first cases of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes in the continental United States", FDA officials said in a statement . (more...)
Defiant Merkel cuts short holiday to defend response to attacks
- July 29, 2016

The chancellor cut short her vacation this week to hold her annual summer news conference. "Don't follow those who carry hate in their hearts", Merkel said in response to the rise in racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism in the country. Munich was the scene of the bloodiest of the attacks, in which an 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman killed nine people. "In Germany , in Europe, in our neighboring countries, terror prevails". (more...)
Bid battle breaks out for Premier Farnell Bid battle breaks out for Premier Farnell
- July 29, 2016

Documents released by Premier Farnell show talks with Avnet have been underway at least since the beginning of 2016 and that a "clean team" has been at work since the beginning of July. The forward-looking statements herein include statements addressing future financial and operating results of Avnet and may include words such as "will", "anticipate", "intend", "estimate", "forecast", "expect", "feel", "believe,", "should", and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any ... (more...)
MTV launches MTV Classic channel focusing on 1990s nostalgia MTV launches MTV Classic channel focusing on 1990s nostalgia
- July 29, 2016

The switch will take place on August 1 , which just happens to be the day that MTV launched 35 years ago! "Much of the programming that airs on MTV Classic came from this project, and the channel will continue to provide a showcase for newly restored vault content". (more...)
Ride-hailing apps like Uber will be legal in China soon Ride-hailing apps like Uber will be legal in China soon
- July 29, 2016

It said details for each city will be decided by local authorities but told them to "encourage, support and guide" the industry. The transport ministry, at the time , also complained of unfair competition for existing taxi operators. USA giant Uber, which says it operates in more than 60 Chinese cities, also welcomed the regulations. But this move may put the pressure on the USA government to create a similar policy to help settle legal debacles that create uncertainty across the country. (more...)
US stock indexes slip; Apple jumps on strong earnings
- July 28, 2016

The S&P 500 Index lost 0.5% at 11 a.m.in NY. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 88 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,404 as of 11:05 a.m. Helped by the airplane maker's results, S&P 500 companies' aggregate earnings are now expected to decline 3.0 percent for the second quarter, compared with the 3.5 percent decline expected a day ago, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (more...)
Durant, Thompson lead Team USA to rout of China Durant, Thompson lead Team USA to rout of China
- July 28, 2016

Seeing the most action was fellow Warrior, Klay Thompson , who played just over 19 minutes and fired up 10 shots (eight of which were threes), the most on the team. The victory comes after toppling FIBA World number four, Argentina, in a game that saw current and former National Basketball Association players Ginobli, Scola, Nocioni and Delfino go against KD and the rest of Team USA. (more...)
SoftBank Agrees to Buy ARM for $32 Billion
- July 28, 2016

Japanese markets were closed for a national holiday Monday, so trading Tuesday showed the first market reaction in Tokyo to news of SoftBank's acquisition of ARM ARM, -0.36% ARM , -0.36% was announced Monday. He has focused on what he calls the next "paradigm shift" in technology, which includes artificial intelligence and the internet of things - both increasingly important for ARM as it weathers a smartphone slowdown. (more...)
The little girls who watched Hillary Clinton make history
- July 28, 2016

In 2012, I wrote that Bill Clinton was able to mount a far more convincing defense of Barack Obama's governing record than Obama himself seemed to be able to muster. As one-half of a power couple and the face of male feminists everywhere, Bill has a lot to teach men about how to stand by their women in an equal and dynamic partnership. (more...)
Dow poised for 7th straight record as Microsoft rallies Dow poised for 7th straight record as Microsoft rallies
- July 28, 2016

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. The Dow and S&P 500 reached intraday record highs at 18,622.01 and 2,175.63, respectively, while Nasdaq touched its highest since December 30. It benefited from stronger tool sales in Europe and elsewhere. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. jumped 8.8 percent in premarket trading after the chipmaker reported quarterly revenue growth for the first time since 2014 and forecast another increase in the current period. (more...)
Durant, Thompson lead Team USA rout of China Durant, Thompson lead Team USA rout of China
- July 28, 2016

Draymond Green played 14 minutes and did not score. "We should have won, but the way we won was excellent", Krzyzewski said , pointing specifically to his team's defensive intensity and ball movement. Even with Bryant retired and James taking this Olympics off, there was no real talent drop off on a team heavily favored to win gold once again. They cruised past Argentina 111-74 on Friday. (more...)
Turkey Moves to Detain Journalists After Coup
- July 28, 2016

More than 10,000 people have been detained, Amnesty International said. On Tuesday, Zeybekci and Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli arrived in Moscow for a visit to boost bilateral cooperation in multiple fields such as energy, food, agriculture, tourism, transportation and trade, according to Sputnik. (more...)
First look at Arrow Season 5 has arrived First look at Arrow Season 5 has arrived
- July 28, 2016

Wendy Mericle's Comic-Con reveal that the flashbacks are almost done could mean exciting things for however long Arrow lasts beyond Season 5. Also of note, Guggenheim said that the show's 100th episode falls during the four-way crossover with The Flash, Supergirl , and Legends of Tomorrow , which he said will be a three-parter, the middle episode of which is the landmark hour. (more...)