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Cameroon Eliminated From Confederations Cup


Cameroon bowed out of the competition after two defeats and a draw, while Germany advanced to the last four as Group B winners. Low's major tournament record is impressive through his decade-long reign, reaching the final of Euro 2008 and falling at the semi-final stage of the 2010 World Cup, Euro 2012 and Euro 2016. Read More »

Supreme Court could rule on Trump's proposed travel ban before summer break


Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch said the court should have reviewed the appellate ruling. "Between today and when the Supreme Court rules, the president's travel ban will stay in effect", Napolitano explained. Opponents say it targets Muslims in violation of federal law and the Constitution. Thomas said this will lead to a flood of litigation as courts try to figure out who has a "bona fide relationship" with the United States. Read More »

Germany v Cameroon: Another embarrassment for VAR

Joachim Löw'S 100th win in 150 games saw Germany into the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup , but this match in Sochi will be remembered for video assisted refereeing failing to cover itself in glory. Aside from their skill and individual players, they're one of the hardest-working teams in the world , defending and attacking. The Belgian is expected to call up the same again against the world champions. Read More »

Indian PM Modi Leaves Portugal to Meet Trump

A host of strategic issues are expected to be discussed during the parleys between the leaders of the world's two largest democracies. "The Indians especially would want this to be more of a handshake meeting , and would like (to) deliberately lower expectations of what might come out of this meeting ", Bharath Gopalaswamy, director of the South Asian Centre at Atlantic Council, told CNBC's " Squawk Box " on Monday. Read More »

Nintendo Switch dock built from old Game Boy Advance SP

From what Nikkei has to say, it appears that Nintendo's market cap rose after the company made a decision to ramp up Nintendo Switch production and shipments this summer. While the Nintendo Switch has already gotten off to a strong start, such a move by Nintendo only serves to strengthen both the system's use and library. Read More »

'ARMS' Update 1.1.0 Now Available, Adds Spectator Mode


Also introduced is an Arena mode, which allows you to play in the same game-type as ranked mode, but either locally or with friends. According to Nintendo Life , this offers the same options as wireless local multiplayer, but with the more stable speeds ethernet connections provide. Read More »

BCCI to constitute committee to implement Lodha reforms


The six-member BCCI committee will begin its work in the next two days and submit it first report within a fortnight. "This former BCCI president like Srinivasan was dead against formation of a committee". "We met with the PCB on the basis of a letter signed by the BCCI back in 2014". When asked what was discussed in the meeting about the "one state, one vote" ruling, Choudhary said that he can't divulge any details about the same. Read More »

Deloitte says the Great Barrier Reef is 'worth' $56 billion


The 90-page report also gauged how Australians and global visitors valued the Great Barrier Reef with two thirds of the 1500 respondents saying they were willing to pay to protect it. The Great Barrier Reef is the subject of a Deloitte Access Economics report. "Drastic reductions in Carbon dioxide emissions are essential - and the only real solution - to giving coral reefs on the World Heritage List a chance to survive climate change", the report said. Read More »

Deal Alert : Amazon Echo gets 28% discount on Amazon


Amazon is giving Alexa-enabled smart speaker for just $129.99 in the US. It can also control multiple smart-home products, such as lights and thermostats. No doubt Google's superior general search capabilities played some part in the result, but the report does note that Amazon's Alexa assistant, which runs on the Echo , was, unsurprisingly, pretty impressive when it came to retail search. Read More »

Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast


While there will be some heavy rain & rough seas/surf on the SW coast of Mexico through Monday., a direct hit is not expected as "Dora" eventually turns more west. It is not expected to make landfall in Mexico, but heavy rain is likely along the southwestern coast of the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Michoacan through Monday. Read More »

SpaceX lands 2nd rocket launched in 48 hours

Bulgariasat-1 is the first geostationary communications satellite launched for Bulgaria. About seven minutes later the rocket's first-stage booster made its way back to Earth, successfully landing on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Airtel extends 10 GB free data more 3 months


After Reliance Jio disrupted the Indian Telecom industry with its free offerings, other telecom operators have joined the league to offer freebies to the customers. The entry of the Mukesh-Ambani owned firm, which had been offering free services for nearly seven months post-unveiling, has triggered a tariff war in the sector. Read More »

Honor 8 Pro First Look


This worldwide expansion kicked off about three years ago, and has seen a slew of budget-friendly Honor handsets launched in the United Kingdom since then. The dual-camera setup maybe the same, but, the Honor 8 Pro is a complete overhaul in all the other departments. The smartphone also supports 4K recording at 30 frames per second and comes with an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. Read More »

AB de Villiers' Proteas future clarified by August


England captain Eoin Morgan chose to rest himself for the match, a decision that initially drew criticism given this was a must-win game for England , but big-hitting Malan adapted quickly to global cricket. Meanwhile, De Villiers back in January of this year ruled himself out of the England Test series . "It shows how much cricket gets played", said Buttler, who had previously led England in Dubai and Bangladesh , but never on home soil. Read More »

Russian Federation recalls Sergey Kislyak to Moscow


The sources say contrary to reports that Kislyak is in line for a senior United Nations role, Moscow has chose to bring the 66-year-old home after a July 11 going-away party. Several top officials in President Donald Trump's administration have faced questions about undisclosed meetings they had with Kislyak , including former national security adviser Michael Flynn , top adviser Jared Kushner , and Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Read More »

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

He failed to make double figures in three innings against the Proteas and his brain became so scrambled that he was eventually dropped for the Champions Trophy semi-final with Pakistan. "If you look around at all the best teams in cricket over the years, they've always had fantastic players not playing". Paterson removed stand-in skipper Jos Buttler and David Willey in successive deliveries before Tom Curran survived his second hat-trick attempt. Read More »

Felice Herrig Earns Third Straight Win Against Justine Kish


To her credit, Kish was wincing from the choke almost putting her to sleep but she somehow managed to fight her way free just before the end of the round. Kish reversed her opponent. Kish lands some nice shots of her own in response. "I just keep getting better and better". Herrig scored a takedown. Kish appeared to take the embarrassing moment in stride, making a joke about the incident following her loss on social media. Read More »

Tesla , Inc. (TSLA) Plans to Come up with Its Music Streaming Service


The talks had been held with nearly all the great labels, and Tesla wants to bundle these labels in its cars so that owners don't have to listen to music streaming of any other company while sitting in a Tesla vehicle. "Our goal is to simply achieve maximum happiness for our customers". Tesla is reportedly cruising ahead with its plans to get into the music streaming business. Read More »

Obama slams Senate GOP health care bill

As of now, there are at least five senators who have said they can't vote for the bill in its current form. Republican senators - like the House bill, this one is an exclusively partisan endeavor - are already raising qualms. Imagine you are negotiating with two creditors who say you owe them $1,000 and you insist you owe nothing. "But we have to get real that we can't ask for things to happen and then when they do, not be prepared to deal with it". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton accuses Sebastian Vettel of disgracing himself in Azerbaijan Grand Prix


Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix after eclipsing Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with a phenomenal final qualifying lap on Saturday. Though the telemetry showed Hamilton did indeed slow his vehicle while rounding turn 15 you could argue he was warming up the brakes and as the auto behind it was incumbent on Vettel to keep his distance. Read More »

'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law


He called it "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families" to the very rich that would raise costs , reduce coverage, roll back protections and "ruin Medicaid as we know it". (Des Moines) - At least one prominent Iowa Democrat is voicing concerns about the Senate Republican health care plan unveiled Thursday. But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. Read More »

Great Barrier Reef a A$56b asset 'too big to fail'

The Great Barrier Reef generates 64,000 jobs in Australia and contributes $6.4 billion dollars to the national economy, the report said. The Deloitte report said that of the 64,000 jobs linked to the reef, 39,000 were direct jobs - making the reef a bigger "employer" than the likes of Telstra, the Qantas Group, National Australia Bank, and the oil and gas extraction industry. Read More »

NASA about to announce alien life evidence, hacktivist Anonymous claims


In a related video, Anonymous claims that there have been many updates, comments and statements that have been made by astronauts that hint at presence of aliens as well as evidence that NASA has already discovered them. Notably, earlier this year NASA announced the discovery of a " sister solar system " - a star system known as TRAPPIST-1 that has seven potentially Earth-like planets orbiting it, and is a relatively close 39 light-years away. Read More »

Furious Vettel drives into Hamilton during chaotic Azerbaijan GP


Several collisions in the race also saw the red flag waved during lap 22 with debris on the track. Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-and-go penalty by the Azerbaijan GP race stewards after his auto hit Hamilton's twice behind the Safety vehicle - once under braking and then again when Vettel first drew alongside Hamilton to gesticulate at his title rival before swiping into the Mercedes . Read More »