Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

Hindustan Times | 2017-08-19

In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on Saturday. Google would use some of its machine learning capabilities...

Mark Zuckerberg to take two-month paternity leave

The Siasat Daily | 2017-08-19

San Francisco: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to take two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born. Zuckerberg announced his leave in a Facebook post late Friday, saying he had also taken two months leave when his first daughter, Max, was born in 2015. “I...


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RBI chief Urjit Patel says state banks need more capital

The Times of India | 2017-08-19

MUMBAI (Reuters) - State-run banks will need more capital to resolve bad loan problems weighing on their balance sheets, Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel said on Saturday, adding his voice to calls for increased capital injections into lenders. More than $150 billion of bad debt is...


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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... ......

Nadal returns to top with heavy heart

Taipei Times | 2017-08-19

Spain’s Rafael Nadal, who is to return to the world No. 1 ranking tomorrow for the first time in three years, remains “destroyed” by the terror attacks that rocked his homeland. Nadal was upset by Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in a Friday quarter-final at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnatti, the...

All Black star Kaino returns home to deal with 'personal matter'

This is Money | 2017-08-19

New Zealand All Blacks player Jerome Kaino returned home ahead of the Rugby Championship Test against Australia All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has returned to New Zealand ahead of the Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Sydney on Saturday to deal with...

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DNA India | 2017-08-20

Iran's top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory, dies at age 84

Comedian Dick Gregory, who took an active role in the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s, has died at age 84, his son said on social media...

Irish Independent | 2017-08-19

Nigeria's ailing president returns after three months away

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after more than three months in London for medical treatment, while the government gave...

The Times of India | 2017-08-19

Togo forces use teargas against protesters seeking end to 50-year ruling dynasty

By John Zodzi LOME, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Security forces in Togo fired teargas on Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters calling for an end to the...

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Alternet | 2017-08-20

A New Generation of White Supremacists Emerges in Charlottesville

A group that included many people who were college-educated or ex-military displayed effective...

Alternet | 2017-08-20

There Is No Such Thing as 'White Pride'

If you believe that "white pride" is analogous to other ethnic pride movements, you're ignorant,...