Sunday, 20 August 2017

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  • Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8: What It Needs to Win - Next week, Samsung executives will take the stage at a press event in New York to unveil the next generation of the Korean company‘s supersize Note smartphone. This isn’t gonna be just any old product launch; a lot is riding on this particular phone. Samsung almost had a winner on...
  • Tekken Mobile Is Launching On Android Soon - After making the leap to both Xbox and PC, fighting game franchise Tekken is branching out to the mobile space. Bandai Namco Entertainment America has announced that one of its most famous and successful video games will be launching on Android and iOS soon. The game is soft launching in Canada as...
  • Kill the guys, keep the girl: JNU, St Stephen’s students allege assault, rape attempt by mob in Faridabad - A group from seven students in Delhi has alleged that a mob beat them up while hurling communal abuses and attempted to rape a girl who was part of the group. Seven students of JNU and St Stephen’s College, including a girl, were brutally assaulted by a group of people...
  • Rainy Saturday morning in New Delhi -   A man protects himself from rains with a tarpaulin sheet while riding a motorcycle in New Delhi. A man protects himself from rains with a tarpaulin sheet while riding a motorcycle in New Delhi.It was a rainy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at...
  • Best of MLB: Manny Machado caps monster night with walk-off grand slam for Orioles - BALTIMORE — Manny Machado capped a three-homer night with a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 9-7 on Friday night in a game that featured 10 home runs. Machado hit his seventh career slam off Keynan Middleton...

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Kill the guys, keep the girl: JNU, St Stephen's students allege assault, rape attempt by mob in Faridabad

Kill the guys, keep the girl:...

A group from seven students in Delhi has alleged that a mob beat them up while hurling communal abuses and attempted to rape a girl who was part of the group. Seven students of JNU and St Stephen’s College, includi...
Rainy Saturday morning in New Delhi

Rainy Saturday morning in New Delhi

  A man protects himself from rains with a tarpaulin sheet while riding a motorcycle in New Delhi. A man protects himself from rains with a tarpaulin sheet while riding a motorcycle in New Delhi.It was a rainy Satur...
One Florida police officer is killed, five others are shot across the country within two hours

One Florida police officer is killed,...

A Florida cop was shot dead and another was critically wounded while four other police officers around the country were struck by gunfire within two hours Friday night. Officer Matthew Baxter, a three-year veteran with t...
Wife and father of American killed in Barcelona open up about tragedy

Wife and father of American killed...

American citizen Jared Tucker was among the 13 victims killed in Thursday’s vehicle-ramming attack in Barcelona, his family has confirmed. Tucker’s wife, 40-year-old Heidi Tucker, told ABC News that the coupl...
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Islamic State at Syrian border

Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Lebanese army launched an offensive on Saturday against an Islamic State enclave on the northeast border with Syria as Hezbollah simultaneously announced an assault on the militants from the ...
Death toll from Sierra Leone floods crosses 400: Red Cross

Death toll from Sierra Leone floods...

FREETOWN: More than 400 people have died in mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross said Friday, as Britain promised £5 million in fresh aid.The disa...

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The Defenders Sets Up A Daredevil Season 3 ‘Born Again’ Storyline

The Defenders Sets Up A Daredevil...

Facing the evil of The Hand is a challenge that will change each respective member of The Defenders by the time the Marvel Netflix miniseries ends. But for...
How Chris Brown and Rihanna’s Careers Changed After His Assault

How Chris Brown and Rihanna’s Careers...

When Chris Brown assaulted Rihanna back in 2009, the music community wondered if the “Run It” singer would ever shine bright like a diamond in the industry again....
Netflix Lures Shonda Rhimes Away From ABC Studios

Netflix Lures Shonda Rhimes Away From...

Netflix has signed Shonda Rhimes to a multi-year production deal, ending a 15-year relationship with ABC Studios that yielded hits from “Grey’s Anatomy” to “Scandal.” Her shingle, Shondaland, will...
Taylor Swift no longer defendant in lawsuit against her, others

Taylor Swift no longer defendant in...

Taylor Swift is no longer a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a former DJ in Colorado who says her allegation that he groped...
Netflix’s Loss of Disney Content Is Robbing the American Family Blind

Netflix’s Loss of Disney Content Is...

On Tuesday, Disney (DIS) announced that it will be pulling its shows and movies from Netflix to start its own streaming service, meaning that subscribers have a...
Diplo: Rihanna Once Compared My Music to a ‘Reggae Song in an Airport’

Diplo: Rihanna Once Compared My Music...

Both Diplo and Rihanna have collaborated with artists across the board, but the prolific music makers have yet to work with each other. In a new interview with GQ Style, Diplo...

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Best of MLB: Manny Machado caps monster night with walk-off grand slam for Orioles

Best of MLB: Manny Machado caps...

BALTIMORE — Manny Machado capped a three-homer night with a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 9-7 on Friday night in a game that featured 10...
Dodgers move 50 games above .500 for the first time since 1953

Dodgers move 50 games above .500...

That was quite a team the Dodgers assembled in 1953. They had Hall of Famers everywhere — at catcher (Roy Campanella), shortstop (Pee Wee Reese), left field (Jackie Robinson), center field (Duke Snider) and in the br...
NFL Preseason Week 1 Roundup: Chargers Lose Yet Another Starter to Injury

NFL Preseason Week 1 Roundup: Chargers...

The first full week of the 2017 preseason is history. There were a pair of games Sunday that put a bow on Week 1 of the exhibition schedule. In Indianapolis, the Detroit Lions downed a listless, Luck-less Colts team, 24-...
Tour Confidential: How PGA champion Justin Thomas claimed 'major' fame

Tour Confidential: How PGA champion Justin...

Justin Thomas broke out of a crowded pack on the back nine Sunday at Quail Hollow to win the 99th PGA Championship. What impressed you most about how he locked down his first major title? Sean Zak, associate editor, GO...
Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day...

Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn’t take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future o...
Hideki Matsuyama storms to the top of the leaderboard at Quail Hollow, catches Kisner

Hideki Matsuyama storms to the top...

The Kevin Kisner ledes were locked and loaded in the pressroom at Quail Hollow early Friday evening. On Day 2 of what to that point had been a sleepy PGA Championship, the down-home Aiken, S.C., native whose idea of a pe...

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Beware! Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020

Beware! Breast cancer may kill 76,000...

Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women in a year by 2020, says a study, one of whose researchers is of Indian origin. One of the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among women in Indi...
Common Anti-Allergy Drugs May Treat Deadly Blood Clots

Common Anti-Allergy Drugs May Treat Deadly...

The research by the University of Birmingham in the UK could lead to new treatments that prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that develops within a deep vein in the body, usually in the leg, and causes swell...
Swachh Bharat survey 2018: Negative marks for false claims under new rules

Swachh Bharat survey 2018: Negative marks...

A revised methodology, including a penalty clause for false claims, will be used to rank the 4,041 cities and towns in the country under the Modi government’s third cleanliness survey — ‘Swachh Survekshan-2...
Marathwada Diary: Not just rains, lack of options to raise credit for sowing season causes spike in farmer suicides

Marathwada Diary: Not just rains, lack...

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra’s Marathwada province on a People’s Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months. Firstpost will reproduc...
9-year-old brings hope for HIV cure after spending 8 years in remission without drugs!

9-year-old brings hope for HIV/AIDS cure...

New Delhi: One of the most deadliest diseases to have gripped the world for ages is HIV/AIDS and finding a cure for it has posed the biggest challenge for scientists across the world. When infected with the HIV virus, hu...

Dark chocolate may protect your brain...