After Mi A1's success, can Xiaomi's Mi A2 live up to expectations?

Xiaomi Mi A1 as seen on its official siteXiaomi (Mi) Xiaomi delivered excellence with its premium Android One series smartphone, Mi A1, which managed to gain traction in the edgy Indian smartphone race. Despite getting a favourable response for its Mi smartphone lineup, Xiaomi's decision to partner...

Sedo Reports Mike Mann Sells Domain For Nearly $195K | 2018-01-16

A tweet by Sedo broker Dave Evanson reveals Mike Mann sold the domain name recently for $194,888, Domain Investing reported. While Mann’s company has owned the domain name since late 2011, DomainTools Whois history tool reports, Namebio recorded the domain name sold in 2006 for just...

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Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

Boston Herald | 2018-01-17

TOKYO — Shares were lower in early Asian trading Wednesday after a lackluster session...

Dow industrials recede from 26,000 as early gains fade

Longview News Journal | 2018-01-17

Losses by industrial and technology companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, pulling the market back from its latest record highs. The slide erased some of the gains from a broad rally earlier in the day that had sent the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point threshold for the...

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Oestrogen-mimickers: Chemical in bread, soybean may reverse breast cancer therapy

Hindustan Times | 2018-01-15

Oestrogen-mimicking compounds found in breads, soybean and a range of commonly consumed grains can reverse the effects of ‘breakthrough’ drug therapy used to treat breast cancer, scientists have found. The study, published in the journal Cell Chemical Biology, suggests that exposure to...

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No rules for California home schools, where 13 found captive

Rockford Register Star | 2018-01-17

LOS ANGELES (AP) " The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight and was never inspected by education officials.David Turpin had been home schooling his children at the...

South Africa ready to fund free university education - finmin

This is Money | 2018-01-16

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16 (Reuters) - South Africa is pushing ahead with a plan to offer free university education to students from poor households and will announce funding details in next month's budget, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday....

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Bencic loses to Kumkhum; 15-year-old Kostyuk into 3rd round

The Post-Star | 2018-01-17

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-ranked Caroline Wozniacki fended off two match points and rallied from 5-1 down to win the last six games in the third set and avoid a second-round upset at the Australian Open. Former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki used her experience to save match points in the seventh...

Tennis: Sugita upsets 8th seed Sock, Nishioka advances at Australian Open

Kyodo | 2018-01-15

Japan's Yuichi Sugita scored one of the upsets of the Australian Open's first round on Monday, beating eighth seed Jack Sock of the United States in four sets. The 41st-ranked Sugita took 2 hours, 33 minutes to complete the 6-1, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-3 victory over world No. 9 Sock, who appeared to be...

'He stopped': Ronaldinho retires from football, says brother

The National | 2018-01-17

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the...

Peterhansel closes gap to leader Sainz

Supersport | 2018-01-16

Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel moved up to second overall by winning the 10th special at the Dakar Rally on Tuesday. The 52-year-old Frenchman – the record...

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Donald Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor

DNA India | 2018-01-17

US President Donald Trump passed a cognitive test and is in overall excellent health, but needs to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and...

Australian Dad Hires Helicopter To Find Son Trapped in Car Wreck for 30 Hours | 2018-01-17

The father of an Australian teenager became worried after his son did not return home after a Saturday night out and said he simply followed his intuition when...

Hubble Telescope Offers New Insights Into Our Galaxy's 'Bulge' | 2018-01-17

New research from the Hubble Space Telescope has provided new insights into how the movements of stars are affected by their chemical composition around the...

After Filibuster Scare, Senate Advances FISA Extension Bill | 2018-01-17

In a surprisingly close vote, the Senate advanced legislation Tuesday that would keep in place a key electronic surveillance tool the government says it needs...

UNESCO Gives Shakespeare Papers Same Cultural Status As Magna Carta | 2018-01-17

A collection of documents relating to the life of William Shakespeare has been recognized for its international cultural significance, The Guardian reports. The...

Dinosaur Tail To Be Auctioned To Rebuild Mexican Schools Destroyed By Earthquake | 2018-01-17

A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools...

Indictment In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Possible, Police Say | 2018-01-17

Criminal charges related to the Oct. 1 Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead could still be filed, attorneys for the city’s police said...

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Live Mint | 2018-01-17

Dear bitcoin fans, digital currency is still a dream

Whatever the original intention, bitcoin has morphed into an asset whose only purpose is speculation...

Creators Syndicate | 2018-01-17

Big Brother on America's Fishing Boats

Salt water. Seagulls. Striped bass. My fondest childhood memories come from fishing with my dad on...

Hawaii's false alarm should alarm us all

It took 38 minutes before officials issued a false-alarm text. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-17

What if Trump had said dung heap?

Does the idea behind the profanity have any merit? ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-17

What Trump did was bad. What Democrats did is worse.

Outing the president to score cheap political points hurts the ‘dreamers.’ ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-17

This way madness lies

In trying to cover for the president, Kirstjen Nielsen denies the obvious and attempts to defend the...