Huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone

The News International | 2019-09-19

BERLIN: Chinese tech giant Huawei launches its latest high-end smartphone in Munich on Thursday, the first that could be void of popular Google apps because of US sanctions. Observers are asking whether a phone without the Silicon Valley software that users have come to depend on can succeed, or...

Apple Arcade could boost ranks of video game players

Gulf News | 2019-09-19

San Francisco: Apple's entry into online games with a low-cost subscription plan is expected to bring a fresh set of consumers into gaming and potentially reshape the multibillion-dollar market. Apple Arcade, which launches Thursday, rides a trend of video games played by subscribers instead of...

Airbnb plans to list shares next year

BBC News | 2019-09-19

The home rentals site Airbnb plans to list on stock exchanges next year, in what is...

Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed

Canada Dot Com | 2019-09-19

U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing. New projections showed policymakers at the median expected interest rates to stay within the new range through 2020,...

Man went from 'perfectly healthy to brain dead' 9 days after mosquito bite

Michigan - A Michigan man reportedly "went from perfectly healthy to brain dead" in nine days after he contracted the rare, mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis during an uptick in cases this year. Officials in Kalamazoo County on September 6 said a resident infected with EEE, also known...

Early signs of adult diabetes seen in kids

The Times of India | 2019-09-19

LONDON: Researchers have found that early signs of adulthood type 2 diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old. Type 2 diabetes...

Roger Federer to give Andy Murray early workout at ATP Cup

Indian Express | 2019-09-16

Roger Federer is set to give Andy Murray’s hip an early season workout, with Switzerland drawn to face Great Britain in the group phase of the inaugural ATP Cup. Advertising Former world number one Murray has played only a handful of singles matches since having a career-saving hip surgery...

Pliskova wins twice in a day to reach Zhengzhou semis, Svitolina out

Reuters | 2019-09-13

Top seed Karolina Pliskova started Friday in the last-16 at the inaugural Zhengzhou Open and ended the day in the semi-finals after defeating Polona Hercog and Sofia Kenin in succession. ......

Barcelona income to break the billion euro barrier

La Liga champions Barcelona said they will become the first sports club to generate revenue exceeding one billion euros ($1.10 billion) this season. ......

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Protecting Syria’s Bashar Al Assad, Russia and China block UN ceasefire in Idlib

The National | 2019-09-19

Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution demanding a ceasefire and unhindered humanitarian access to civilians under siege in the...

Supreme Court to consider ruling on Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament

CNN | 2019-09-19

London (CNN)An epic clash at the UK Supreme Court over whether the British Prime Minister deliberately misled the Queen has ended -- and, as Westminster awaits...

Amazon pledges to meet Paris climate goals 10 years early

Raw Story | 2019-09-19

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule....

Russia arrests shaman who vowed to banish Putin

Gulf News | 2019-09-19

Moscow- Russian police on Thursday arrested a Siberian shaman who had become a media curiosity after embarking on a long trek to Moscow which he had promised...

Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies aged 83, reports say

US takes back $100 million from Afghan govt over corruption

The Oklahoman | 2019-09-19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington is taking back $100 million intended for an Afghan energy infrastructure project,...

Interpol detects foreign terror suspects in Mediterranean

BBC News | 2019-09-19

During the operation Interpol used its vast database to look for signs of illegal activity such as stolen travel documents...

Video shows Justin Trudeau wearing blackface, the third similar image published in less than 24 hours

Business Insider | 2019-09-19

Newly-published video footage shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface, the third such incident to come to light inside 24 hours. Canadian...

Edward Snowden: France rejects new asylum request from NSA whistleblower

The Independent | 2019-09-19

France‘s foreign minister said they will not be granting former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden asylum because ”it is not the...

Open Minds Worldwide

Al Jazeera | 2019-09-19

Israel after Netanyahu?

Six trends underlined by the Knesset elections will determine the future of Israel. ......

Creators Syndicate | 2019-09-19

The Pope Lies

WASHINGTON — Recently, Pope Francis gave a press conference while returning to the Vatican...