• EU Intel Decision Bolsters Tech Cos.' Antitrust Defenses

    EU Intel Decision Bolsters Tech Cos.' Antitrust Defenses

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    The European Court of Justice has delivered its much anticipated judgment in the case of Intel v Commission,[1] rejecting the controversial finding of the General Court that exclusivity rebates are per se abuses of dominance. The commission said Intel foreclosed one of its competitors, Advanced Micro Devices Inc., from the market by granting rebates to four major computer manufacturers on the condition that they purchased all, or nearly all, of their x86 CPUs from Intel.
  • India, Myanmar bilateral border cooperation satisfactory, says Indian envoy

    India, Myanmar bilateral border cooperation satisfactory, says Indian envoy

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    This is Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar. Prime Minister Modi will also pay a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar's Yangon. Naming Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Rabindranath Tagore and Bahadur Shah Zafar, he said Myanmar had become the "second home" for those who had to leave their own homes during the freedom struggle.
  • Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

    Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

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    It signalled a coming-of-age for Hope, who averaged just 18.61 in his previous 21 Test innings, but lined up England's attack superbly to follow up his first-innings 147 - his maiden century - with a hundred off 175 balls. As the day wore on, Alastair Cook's early miss, dropping Brathwaite at first slip off Broad with the Windies on just 11 without loss, had looked ever more costly.
  • Curfew Situation in Punjab & Haryana | Road, Rail & Internet Connectivity Suspended

    Curfew Situation in Punjab & Haryana | Road, Rail & Internet Connectivity Suspended

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    Reports received here said violence also erupted in Ferozepur, Mansa, Malout, Moga and Muktsar towns of Punjab . "Forces have been deployed, as per the requests from the State Governments", Singh said. Captain Amarinder disclosed that curfew had been lifted in three districts (Muktsar, Fairdkot and Sangrur) of the state and relaxed in the other areas where it was imposed yesterday.
  • 'Mind-boggling': Only 3 percent of voters think Trump discouraged white supremacists

    'Mind-boggling': Only 3 percent of voters think Trump discouraged white supremacists

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    To get a number this low, you need virtual unanimity across all groups: only 6% of Republicans, 4% of people over 65, 3% of whites and 3% of independents said white supremacists were discouraged by Trump's behavior and comments. Also included in the poll, half of the voters oppose removing Confederate statues from public spaces, while 39 percent support it. Twenty-nine percent, however, disagreed with this statement.
  • Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

    Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

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    Before arriving in the region, Kushner, along with a delegation that includes Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt and Deputy Adviser Dina Powell, visited the leaders of Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. He added that, "The Trump administration has spoken often of its desire to broker a comprehensive and transformative peace agreement in the Middle East".
  • 9/11 victim identified 16 years on

    9/11 victim identified 16 years on

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    Advances in DNA extraction and testing technology helped confirm the victim's identity, the medical examiner's office said. A victim of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center has been identified nearly 16 later, due to new advances in DNA technology.
  • Drinking Wine Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Diabetes

    Drinking Wine Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Diabetes

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    The most beneficial drink is wine , probably because it contains chemical compounds that improve blood sugar balance. The NHS advises that to keep health risks "low", men and women should drink no more than 14 units a week and, if we are consuming all of those units, to spread them over more than three days.
  • First human gene embryo editing could stop genetic diseases

    First human gene embryo editing could stop genetic diseases

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    According to MIT Technology Review , the DNA of a large number of one-cell embryos was changed with the gene editing technique CRISPR . None of them were allowed to grow for more than a few days , and there was no intention of implanting them in the womb.
  • Half of HIV-infected get treatment now: UNAIDS

    Half of HIV-infected get treatment now: UNAIDS

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    In the Middle East and North Africa, and in eastern Europe and central Asia, AIDS-related deaths have risen by 48 per cent and 38 per cent respectively, it said, mostly due to HIV-positive patients not getting access to treatment. UNAIDS Country Director Mamadou al Sakhu said his organisation would fully support Punjab in its dedication regarding control of AIDS/HIV and also extend support in effective implementation of HIV legislation once passed.
  • Saudi Regime Prevents UN Plane from Flying to Yemen

    Saudi Regime Prevents UN Plane from Flying to Yemen

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    Rights groups have accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels of bombing civilian gatherings, markets, hospitals, and residential areas across Yemen. Save the Children has warned that if the United Nations fails to include Saudi-led coalition on this year's list, it will set a unsafe precedent for other conflicts around the world.
  • Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: What's the fuss about 'The Money Fight'?

    Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: What's the fuss about 'The Money Fight'?

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    The next stop for the circus is NY on today before the pair take to London's Wembley Arena on Friday, with McGregor pretty much guaranteed to put on a show for the crowd much closer to home. Admitting that he's not as fast as he used to be, and that training to get in shape for fights has become grueling for him, Mayweather further stated that this will be his last fight.
  • Raptors, Pacers agree to Cory Joseph sign-and

    Raptors, Pacers agree to Cory Joseph sign-and

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    The Nets will send Justin Hamilton to the Raptors in the Carroll trade and will also receive a future first-round and second-round pick. Some Raptors fans have pointed to Carroll's salary, his declining production and bouts with injuries, as the rationale that Toronto has not lost out on too much in this trade, even if they have no idea who Justin Hamilton is and that it costed the team two draft picks.