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Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to Miami Heat

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to Miami Heat After struggling to make a positive impact for the Cavs this season, the 36-year-old Wade is nearing the end of the line in what has been a hall-of-fame caliber career. Wade, his representative and LeBron James were reportedly consulted. We've got about an hour left until the 3 p.m. deadline. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Cavs have traded the veteran shooting guard to the ... [Full Article...]

International Olympic Committee decision on Russian athletes shameful: Russian PM

International Olympic Committee decision on Russian athletes shameful: Russian PM The legal bids come after the International Olympic Committee banned Russia's team from the Pyeongchang Olympics following the discovery of a widespread, state-sponsored doping scandal. The Olympics officially start Friday as athletes from nations around the world will march into the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang . He was tasked to review the individual cases of each athlete implicated in t... [Full Article...]

Toys R Us, Babies R Us liquidation sales start in Georgia

Toys R Us, Babies R Us liquidation sales start in Georgia Several existing Tampa Bay Toys R Us stores will be unaffected, including locations in Clearwater, Brandon, Lutz and Wesley Chapel. More than half (84) of the planned closures are Babies "R" Us. The starting discounts are up to 30 percent off. Gift cards and other customer programs and specials will continue to be honored at the closing locations, the release said. [Full Article...]

Britain's 'Cheddar Man' Had Dark Skin, Blue Eyes- Scientists Find

Britain's 'Cheddar Man' Had Dark Skin, Blue Eyes- Scientists Find In doing so, they were able to remove a complete genome which provided accurate details on Cheddar Man's appearance. "It really shows up that these imaginary racial categories that we have are really very modern constructions, or very recent constructions, that really are not applicable to the past at all", commented Tom Booth , an archaeologist at the Natural History Museum who wor... [Full Article...]

Bermuda replaces same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships

Bermuda replaces same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships The British territory is believed to be the first jurisdiction in the world to reverse course on same-sex marriage after permitting it, The Guardian writes . He denounced the move as a "backwards step for human rights in Bermuda and in the overseas territories". "This decision strips loving same-sex couples of the right to marry and jeopardizes Bermuda's global reputation and economy". [Full Article...]

North Korea's military parades hold nuclear clues

North Korea's military parades hold nuclear clues Jo's comments came after US Vice President Mike Pence left the door open for negotiations earlier this week when he said , "I haven't requested any meeting". "We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region". After all, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un certainly wasn't motivated by a genuine New Year's r... [Full Article...]

Cavs pull the trigger, acquire Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr

Cavs pull the trigger, acquire Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr The Cleveland Cavaliers were the subject of much debate as the National Basketball Association trade deadline approached on Thursday afternoon, and after much discussion, they were able to work a four-player deal with the Los Angeles Lakers . [Full Article...]

Redeem Gold Points for eligible digital purchases for the Nintendo Switch system!

Redeem Gold Points for eligible digital purchases for the Nintendo Switch system! However, an exciting change is coming! Of course, you can also continue to redeem your points for existing My Nintendo rewards for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS systems. While this seems to be the direction of speculation, Nintendo hasn't definitively set the value of a single Gold Coin. Gold Points will be good for a year once they have been earned . [Full Article...]

Tillerson Open to Talks with N. Korea during Olympics

Tillerson Open to Talks with N. Korea during Olympics United States officials declined to detail the expected sanctions beyond Mr Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. The North dispatching a high-level delegation was part of agreements the two Koreas struck last month over Olympic cooperation. Pence said his message, if he met any officials from the North, would... [Full Article...]

Hot air balloon makes hard landing at Dixon's Creek, Yarra Valley

Hot air balloon makes hard landing at Dixon's Creek, Yarra Valley The balloon took off from the Glenburn area at approximately 7am carrying 16 passengers before landing "heavily" on a private property at Dixons Creek, about 46km north-east of Melbourne. "I thought, "that doesn't look right". The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said it was interviewing the pilot and witnesses to determine the cause of the crash. [Full Article...]

Original Pixel phone users are suing Google over microphone defects

Original Pixel phone users are suing Google over microphone defects I got a fun correction from Google today: The Google Camera app does not use the Pixel Visual Core. However it seems a recent bug introduced into Google Play Services broke the functionality, rendering the button again useless. Owners of the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are suing Google for failing to fix the smartphone family's persisting microphone issues. Since the day Google let... [Full Article...]

United Nations probing alleged chlorine gas attacks in Syria

United Nations probing alleged chlorine gas attacks in Syria According to the SOHR, 369 people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta , including 91 children and 68 women, since the end of December. Instead, the first weeks of 2018 have turned into one of the bloodiest periods of the conflict yet, with hundreds killed in airstrikes, almost 300,000 displaced in northwestern Syria and 400,000 at risk of starvation in a besieged area east of Damascus that ... [Full Article...]

Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj visits Saudi Arabia

Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj visits Saudi Arabia While addressing the gathering, EAM Swaraj said, "Today, we are invited to " Janadriyah " festival as a guest of honour country". Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir here and discussed deepening of India-Saudi Arabia ties. [Full Article...]

Kia reveals new compact SUV concept in India

Kia reveals new compact SUV concept in India These could be the SsangYong Tivoli - S201 sedan and XUV Aero, which was first shown as a concept at Auto Expo 2016. In April a year ago, however, the company struck a deal to build a US$1.1 billion manufacturing plant in Anantapur, southeastern India , formally declaring its entry into India. [Full Article...]

Three Israeli universities in top 50 Asia university rankings

Three Israeli universities in top 50 Asia university rankings While India, Japan, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey have all increased their representation, many of their universities have fallen in the list. As Tezpur University (TU) is celebrating the Silver Jubilee year with host of activities, a significant news from the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018 has brought enormous joy not only to the TU community but to the ... [Full Article...]

Israel's police chiefs to recommend indicting Netanyahu

Israel's police chiefs to recommend indicting Netanyahu Police have established a team of investigators whose job is to try and find error and "holes" in the cases against Netanyahu , Channel 10 and Ynet reported. Alsheikh formerly served as deputy director of the domestic security agency. In an interview on Israeli television on Wednesday, Police Commissioner, Roni Alshiekh, said that investigators were "sniffing" around to dig up dirt on officer... [Full Article...]

Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar

Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar Further presenting his arguments against the mandatory usage of Aadhaar , Sibal said the biometric data, when uploaded online, could "possibly be never retrieved" if stolen or duplicated. A report filed in the top court - where another bench is taking a call on a bunch of petitions challenging the validity of 12-digit Unique Identification number - said the National Informatics Centre is prep... [Full Article...]

Samsung starts rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung starts rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ Samsung hasn't given a time-table for the Oreo roll-out globally, but you can expect the final Oreo update for S8 and S8+ to hit other markets over the coming weeks. Version SM-G955XXU1CRAP — is now rolling out in Germany. The update weighs 487MB for those who are already on the Oreo beta version. You can go ahead and check for the update manually to download it to your device. [Full Article...]

China Export And Import Growth Exceeds Expectations

China Export And Import Growth Exceeds Expectations Iron ore shipments from Iran, China's fifth-biggest supplier previous year, rose 29 percent to 1.54 million tonnes in January as exporters pushed more cargoes ahead of planned export duties next month, said Keyvan Jafari Tehrani, managing director at Iranian iron ore trader Jame Tejarat Co. [Full Article...]

Leaked government figures suggest all United Kingdom regions will suffer from Brexit

Leaked government figures suggest all United Kingdom regions will suffer from Brexit A free trade deal would result in a 8% hit to growth in the West Midlands, compared with 13% under a no deal. The breakdown predicted that every part of the United Kingdom would have slower growth under all three scenarios. "We are seeking an unprecedented, comprehensive and ambitious economic partnership - one that works for all parts of the UK". European Union and British officials are worki... [Full Article...]


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