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Uber cedes Russian Federation to Yandex with US$3.7bil merger deal

Uber cedes Russian Federation to Yandex with US$3.7bil merger deal A statement by Yandex on Thursday said Uber and Yandex Taxi would combine into a new company in Russia , Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Uber reported in late May that its net loss, excluding employee stock options and other items, narrowed in the first quarter to $708 million from $991 million in the fourth quarter. [Full Article...]

Oxford: This Bizarre Animal Could Survive The Death Of Our Sun

Oxford: This Bizarre Animal Could Survive The Death Of Our Sun They can even survive the deep sea, the frozen vacuum of space and radiation levels comparable to more than 70 times the amount of radiation given to treat cancer. "In this context there is a real case for looking for life on Mars and in other areas of the solar system in general", Batista said. "There are many more resilient species on Earth". [Full Article...]

Trump Contradictory On Whether He Knew About Meeting

However, accepting campaign opposition research from a foreign government is not a common practice. More than a dozen Democrats in the House of Representatives are questioning why the Justice Department settled a recent money laundering case involving the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr . [Full Article...]

McDonald's will be handing out free soft serve this weekend

McDonald's will be handing out free soft serve this weekend While many local ice cream shops and eateries may have freebies or discounts, here's what the larger chains are offering in honor of this very special day. The victor will immediately realize their fortune as their scoop of vanilla will be served in a special "Golden Arches Cone". The free cone deal will be listed under the "my deals" option inside the app. [Full Article...]

Nagaland floor test stayed till Monday

Nagaland floor test stayed till Monday Shürhozelie Liezietsü to prove majority in the floor of the house on or before July 15, chief minister said that there is no no-confidence against him so the question of summoning assembly does not arise at all. Meanwhile, the 41 NPF and Independent MLAs who have been camping in a resort in Kaziranga National Park could not return to Kohima yesterday in view of the unprecedented floods that had i... [Full Article...]

Two Israeli police officers shot dead in Jerusalem attack

Israeli security forces stand guard in Jerusalem's Old City after Friday's shooting attack. The statement appeared stronger than previous such responses from Abbas, who has repeatedly called for non-violent resistance to Israel s occupation without specifically condemning Palestinian attacks. [Full Article...]

Astronaut Julie Payette named Governor General

Astronaut Julie Payette named Governor General Ms Payette will serve in succession to former Governor General, His Excellency David Johnston, who has held the office since 2010. She had taken part in space missions in 1999 and 2009 and she has a total of 611 hours spent in space. The 53-year-old Montrealer, who speak six languages including English and French, would be the 29th governor general with a salary of $290,660 and an official res... [Full Article...]

GOP Operative Searching For Missing Clinton Emails Killed Himself With Helium

GOP Operative Searching For Missing Clinton Emails Killed Himself With Helium Peter Smith killed himself days after he was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal where he claimed to be working with Russian hackers to retrieve some 33,000 deleted Clinton emails and pass them to Michael Flynn , a former campaign adviser to Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

India Snubs China's Offer of 'Constructive Role'

India Snubs China's Offer of 'Constructive Role' In response to Chinese offer, India on Thursday said there was no change in India's understanding that issues with Pakistan were to be resolved bilaterally. He said the council expressed its support to the widespread indigenous movement of IHK people for their promised right to self-determination and observed that the just struggle of Kashmiris could not be equated with terrorism. [Full Article...]

Most oil players losing confidence in the market, IEA says

Most oil players losing confidence in the market, IEA says That raises a very big question about what OPEC plans on doing after March 2018 when its deal expires. "The oil cartel must either choose between fighting for market share by raising production or stabilising prices by maintaining cuts". The growth of global liquids consumption is expected to be 1.5 million barrels a day this year and 1.6 million barrels a day next year. "I think that over the n... [Full Article...]

Arkansas pastor Floyd leads prayer for Trump in Oval Office

Arkansas pastor Floyd leads prayer for Trump in Oval Office Photo courtesy of Johnnie Moore. The moment was described as humbling and surreal by the head pastor. President Donald Trump's approval rating is stuck near 40 percent and he can't afford to lose the support of his base, therefore he feels compelled to show respect to evangelical leaders, his most ardent backers. [Full Article...]

Woolworths to stop offering single-use plastic bags in its supermarkets

Woolworths to stop offering single-use plastic bags in its supermarkets Johnson said Woolworths is likely pre-empting an official ban on plastic bags in the remaining states and the decision is unlikely to cost the company any money. Announcing the decision just hours after its competitor, Coles spokesman Simon McDowell said: "We've been working towards this announcement for some time now as part of our ongoing program to improve environmental outcomes throughout ou... [Full Article...]

Dileep to be produced before court today

Dileep to be produced before court today Though police tried to collect evidence from CCTV recordings, it did not help much as the incident had happened months ago and new visuals were overwritten in the storage space after a few days.The police asked the hotel to keep a backup of the recordings of CCTVs in the reception area. [Full Article...]

Australia supermarkets to tackle plastic bags

Australia supermarkets to tackle plastic bags The announcement from Coles comes shortly after the supermarket won another global wine award, this time a Double Gold for its St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon, priced at just $6 and fended off competition from far pricier rivals. Greenpeace's "Ban the Bag" campaign attracted nearly 100,000 signatures in its effort to cut down on the estimated 50 million plastic bags that end up in Australian wat... [Full Article...]

Russia Expecting 'Substantial' Proposals In Upcoming Talks With US

Russia Expecting 'Substantial' Proposals In Upcoming Talks With US Zakharova said, as translated by TASS, a state-owned newswire. In response to reports of Russian meddling in the presidential election, the outgoing Obama administration past year expelled 35 Russian officials from the USA and shut down two Russian estates that President Barack Obama said were being used for spy operations. [Full Article...]

Homicide charges filed in disappearance of four Pennsylvania men

Homicide charges filed in disappearance of four Pennsylvania men Sean Kratz , 20, faces 20 counts, including three of criminal homicide. The victims were identified as Dean Finocchiaro, 19, of Middletown Township; Mark Sturgis, 22, of Pennsburg, Montgomery County; Tom Meo, 21, of Plumstead Township; and Jimi Taro Patrick, 19, of Newtown Township. [Full Article...]

Send any file with WhatsApp

Send any file with WhatsApp Also, this new feature extends support for bundled media sharing on WhatsApp . Last month, however, some users reported seeing an update within the app that allowed them to share any file stored on their device - on Android , iOS , or the web. [Full Article...]

Bradley Lowery funeral: Mourners expected to line streets

Bradley Lowery funeral: Mourners expected to line streets Family and friends in "Bradley forever" football shirts carried the youngster's coffin into St Joseph's Church, as superheros saluted. Some schools around the country have taken part in non-uniform days to raise money for the Bradley Lowery Foundation, initially set up to help pay for the youngster to have treatment overseas. [Full Article...]

Detailed model of upcoming Star Wars Land revealed at Disney expo

Detailed model of upcoming Star Wars Land revealed at Disney expo But the Mouse wasn't all smiles, as the preview came on the same day that the Los Angeles Times carried a front-page story detailing the increasing wait times plaguing park visitors lining up for top attractions. Scott Mallwtiz, ‎executive creative director at Walt Disney Imagineering, said that while guests are in the park "Your actions will matter." In addition, the pavilion will display mod... [Full Article...]

Human remains found with ties to suspect in police chief's unsolved killing

Human remains found with ties to suspect in police chief's unsolved killing The remains of a longtime fugitive wanted in the 1980 slaying of a Pennsylvania police chief were recovered from the back of the MA home of his former wife, US authorities said on Friday. Webb will never be brought to justice to pay for his crimes, we're hopeful the family can find some closure in knowing that this alleged murderer has been located", he added. [Full Article...]


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