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T-Mobile’s “Digits” program revamps the phone number [US]

Ars Technica | 2017-05-25

T-Mobile has announced the launch of its "Digits" program, coming May 31. Digits is a revamp of how T-Mobile phone numbers work, virtualizing customer numbers so they can work across multiple devices. It sounds a lot like Google...

Attention parents: Your smartphone obsession may increase bad behaviour in kids

Hindustan Times | 2017-05-25

Do you spend too much time on your smartphone during mealtime, playtime and routine activities or conversations with your kids? If so, it may lead to behavioural issues in your children, warn researchers. A new study suggests that even low or seemingly normal amounts of technology-related...

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Gold steady as Fed minutes keep dollar under pressure

The Times of India | 2017-05-25

* Asian shares scale two-year highs after Fed minutes * Fed says prudent to confirm recent slowdown transitory * Spot gold seen retesting resistance at $1,264 per ounce- technicals (Updates prices) By Vijaykumar Vedala May 25 (Reuters) - Gold held steady on Thursday to keep most of its gains from...

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Hillary Clinton Calls Trump's Budget Unimaginably Cruel

WorldNews.com | 2017-05-24

The former Democratic presidential nominee delivered remarks after being honored by the Children's Health Fund in New York City on Tuesday night that tore into the recently released budget of President Donald Trump, according to Reuters. Clinton said that the budget shows "shows an unimaginable...

First shots fired in avocado armageddon

Irish Independent | 2017-05-24

The award for world's most controversial fruit goes to the avocado. Millennials were last week warned that frittering away their savings on avocado toast and other luxuries (but mostly avocado toast) could deal a kiss of death to dreams of home ownership. Meanwhile, emergency rooms across the world...

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Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries

The Associated Press | 2017-05-25

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided Wednesday. Professor Douglas Shaw formed his own company...

Two educators brawled in a classroom. Students were told to delete any video evidence.

Fresno Bee | 2017-05-25

As the fight rages in the classroom, with the two figures throwing punches and wrestling with each other, voices can be heard repeatedly calling for the combatants to “stop it.” ......

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Tennis-Venus could rise again in Paris, says Shriver

DNA India | 2017-05-25

Veteran Venus Williams could blast through the huge holes in the women's draw and win her first French Open at the age of 36 next month, according to former world number three Pam Shriver. With Williams' pregnant sister and three times French champion Serena absent, Russia's twice winner Maria...



Totti confirms end of Roma career

ROME - AS Roma&aposs talismanic playmaker Francesco Totti confirmed that Sunday&aposs Serie A match at home to Genoa will be his last after 25 years at the club, but left his future shrouded in mystery by saying he...

Rooney dropped by England

Former captain Wayne Rooney was dropped from the England squad on Thursday, a day after his Manchester United side won the Europa League. England manager Gareth Southgate wasn't persuaded by ......

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WorldNews.com | 2017-05-25

Russian Officers Apologize For Pilot's 'Unprofessional' Action In Skies Above Syria

CNN reports Russian officers recently apologized after a Russian fighter jet conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of a US KC-10 tanker aircraft in the skies...

WorldNews.com | 2017-05-25

Former Greek Prime Minister Injured As Letter Bomb Explodes In His Car

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens on Thursday in an attack that also left...

BBC News | 2017-05-25

Gaza Palestinians: Hamas kills three 'collaborators'

One of those killed on Thursday, Ashraf Abu Leila, 38, was named as the assassin and hanged, AFP news agency reports. Abdallah al-Nashar, 38, and Hisham...

The Washington Times | 2017-05-25

Cristiano Ronaldo could face tax-fraud charges in Spain

MADRID (AP) - Spanish prosecutors are considering whether Cristiano Ronaldo should face charges over allegations by the country's tax agency that he defrauded...

CNN | 2017-05-25

Secretary Carson, you should know better

(CNN)Dr. Ben Carson has officially become poor people's worst nightmare. He's one of the right's most effective messengers, reinforcing ugly stereotypes about...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2017-05-25

Muslim mother: Knowledge will protect my kids from radical ideas: Letters

Muslims must spread the word of true Islam I feel the despair of the mother whose child left the...

Alternet | 2017-05-25

Officer's First Question to Immigrant in Accident: 'You Illegal?'

In Trump's America, only citizens get help from the police. Instead of offering to help a man who...

Alternet | 2017-05-25

Georgia Civil War Museum Shuts Down Rather Than Surrender Its Confederate Flags

Museum curators blame political correctness run amok. Rather than comply with a request to remove...

Creators Syndicate | 2017-05-25

Pros and Cons of Trump's Budget and Cons of Dem Demagoguery

Demagoguery and propaganda are enemies of good governance, but nowhere is that more apparent than in...