Google's Launch Of Android O To Coincide With Solar Eclipse | 2017-08-18

Google will launch the final version of Android O during Monday’s solar eclipse, ARS Techica reports. The company will livestream the unveiling live from New York City at 2:40 p.m. ET to coincide with the moment of totality of the eclipse. A new teaser site at is counting down...

Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF

BBC News | 2017-08-18

The Daily Stormer is currently inaccessible on the open web, after various domain providers and hosting firms - including one in Russia - banned it from their services. However, it has...


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China Moves To Curb Overseas Acquisitions As Firms' Debt Levels Rise | 2017-08-18

The Chinese government has served notice on the country’s foreign investment spree in football clubs, skyscrapers and Hollywood as it moves to curb rising levels of debt among domestic companies, The Guardian reports. The announcement of restrictions in a range of sectors follows a buying spree...


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Cholesterol crystals up risk of heart attack: Study

The Siasat Daily | 2017-08-18

Washington D.C.:A study has warned that cholesterol crystals may increase the risk of heart attack. According to researchers, simply controlling one’s cholesterol by eating a healthy diet, exercising and taking statin medications as needed, could be the best way to prevent these crystals from...

5 delicious dishes you can make with mangoes

Khaleej Times | 2017-08-17

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps Serves: 1 Prep time: 15 mins Ingredients 3 iceberg lettuce leaves 200 gm chicken mince 2 tbsp red onion, chopped 1 tsp chicken stock powder 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp lemongrass 2 lime leaves 2 tsp corn oil 3 tbsp mango cubes 1 tsp...


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Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of Arizona staff

Federal News Radio | 2017-08-18

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department. Chomsky is joining the faculty this month and will start teaching part time in 2018. The 88-year-old, who has...


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Tennis-American teen Tiafoe upsets Zverev in Cincinnati

This is Money | 2017-08-17

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Unseeded American teenager Frances Tiafoe upset red-hot Alexander Zverev 4-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. World number seven Zverev, who stunned Roger Federer in the Montreal final last week after claiming the title in Washington D.C., was...

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

MENA FN | 2017-08-15

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced 15 Aug 2017 The Indian team for the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off against Cana... ......

Antonio Conte admits Chelsea could take years before dominating home and abroad

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-08-19

London: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits it could be years before his troubled team are capable of dominating at home and abroad. Although Conte won the Premier League in his first season with Chelsea, the Blues boss claims the champions still lack the solid foundations required to compete for...

Report: Barcelona Could Move for Angel Di Maria as Alternative to Coutinho, Dembele

Sports Illustrated | 2017-08-18

Barcelona are close to confirming the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria. The Catalan giants are looking for a replacement for Neymar, who recently joined PSG in world record transfer worth €222m, and Di Maria has now been targeted after Barcelona's frustrating pursuits of...

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Democratic Underground | 2017-08-19

The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesvilles starring fascist

Well, folks, our blubbering baby nazi wannabe finally made national news. That should just about finish his tuff man image. but did you know he had runner-ups?...

Atlanta Journal | 2017-08-18

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week's mudslides "are getting... | 2017-08-18

Kenyan Opposition At Courthouse As Lawyers Prepare To Meet Petition Deadline

As lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting Kenya’s presidential election results Friday, dozens of supporters of the country’s opposition coalition...

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The Washington Post | 2017-08-19

Affirmative action got me into MIT. The cycle that disadvantaged me continues.

I’m convined that my son will go to college based solely on the strength of his application. But...

The Washington Post | 2017-08-19

Noncitizens are gaining the right to vote. Good.

Local laws are enfranchising noncitizens to give them a voice in their communities. ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2017-08-19

Orlando sets the pace on clean energy

When the Orlando City Council unanimously endorsed a resolution this month to meet 100 percent of...

Orlando Sentinel | 2017-08-19

Immigrants helped build and teach this nation: Letters

A nation of immigrants I, too, am the daughter of Dreamers. My illiterate grandmother came from the...