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MINI Proves it Can Make Badass Track Cars

On the outside the John Cooper Works GP concept is wider than the production MINI Cooper , with its large fenders, side skirts and a huge rear spoiler. It's ...


Facebook offers millions to music industry to avert copyright crisis

As the law now stands, those featuring music in video uploads in which Facebook doesn't have rights to are in violation, as well as the site itself. A forme...


Recession exit: No recovery until labour, wage issues are addressed, says Aremu

The Nigerian economy slipped into recession in early 2016. On the news of Nigeria exiting recession being promoted by the federal government, Governor Fayose ...


Gas prices rise in Harvey aftermath

The average gas price in CT is $2.88 and the average national gas price is $2.67. Oregon's average is up six cents to $2.97 a gallon while Washington state's av...


IBM Just Committed $240 Million to the Future of Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson Security and Healthcare divisions are located close to the University, and both IBM and MIT have agreed to concentrate on these two industries...


Instagram starts testing Facebook's app-like Canvas ads within Stories feed

Over a year after Facebook said it would extend its Canvas ad format to Instagram , the photo-and-video app has started testing Canvas ads within people'...


Lawyers involved after Iowa students pictured with burning cross, coach says

Principal Bill Messerole told The Associated Press that the students involved have been disciplined, but would not say what that discipline entailed, citing s...


Mobile One family plans now include Netflix

Customers with at least two T-Mobile One unlimited data voice lines can take advantage of the offer, CNET reported . Two years ago, it stopped counting most v...


Roku Announces Streaming Service The Roku Channel

Previous to this launch, Roku was only operating one other channel with 4K videos as a way to showcase the capabilities of its 4K devices. For instance, Googl...


United States trade gap edges up; deficit with China at 11-month high

At the same time, imports of meat and vegetables increased, pushing agricultural imports in July to $11.7 billion, the highest on record. As a result, the trade...


Micro plastic fibres from clothing found in tap water

This was the first study to look at micro-plastics in drinking water, they added. "Microplastics have been shown to absorb toxic chemicals linked to cancer an...


Ryanair Makes Changes To Baggage Allowances And Prices

Ryanair now allows all passengers to bring one large ( 55cm x 40cm x 20cm ) and one small (35cm x 20cm x 20cm) item of hand luggage into the cabin. With the pr...


Chairman Opposed By 47% Sports Direct Independent Holders

Sports Direct said it would offer guaranteed hours to all staff following a review by its law firm RPC, which it launched in response to claims that "Victorian...


Texas woman jailed after slipping cuffs, stealing police SUV

Once she had control of the auto, Sponsler drove off, nearly hitting an officer in the process. What an escape. Sponsler reaches speeds up to 100 miles per ho...


Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept is for the track and street

That's because the Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept is all about petrol, power and track-bred performance. Mini has developed a new sporty and futuristic...


Facebook offers up hundreds of millions to buy music rights for videos

The deal, first reported by Bloomberg , represents something of a temporary solution, as Facebook is now in the process of building a system that will auto-i...


North Korea pledges 'powerful counter measures' against US-backed sanctions

Washington has proposed a new UN Security Council resolution, according to a UN diplomat, to punish North Korea by freezing the assets of Kim Jong Un and me...


Disney CEO: Marvel, Star Wars to be part of streaming service

A price hasn't been announced yet. Disney said last month that it was considering moving " Star Wars " and Marvel to the new service, but a decision was...


Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND

Mr Putin said he believes US President Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. The South Korea...


Oil prices inch lower as demand remains subdued

Market focus was also being drawn to Hurricane Irma , a record Category 5 storm, which is barrelling towards important shipping lanes in the Caribbean. If crud...


Amazon to add second headquarters with up to 50000 jobs

NPR's Alina Selyukh joins us with details of this plan. Rizer said he's aware of the company's search and his department plans to pursue Amazon's bid "with ...


Recession exit to take months to impact on people - economist

Since the country slipped into recession, the PDP and APC have traded accusations over which of them is responsible for the country's economic challenges and ul...


Here's why gas prices are so high right now

In Walla Walla, the average price is $3.04 a gallon which is an increase of nine cents. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Dallas a...


IBM Watson AI Lab Targets Algorithms, AI Physics

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based MIT will benefit from the IBM lab partnership by getting access to the company's trove of data, Kelly said . "AI is everyw...


NDA is nearly dead: Shiv Sena MP

Besides the Shiv Sena , the Janata Dal (United) too is reportedly upset over the Cabinet reshuffle. The report suggested that the AIADMK , which is battli...


Instagram Testing Letting Users Post Stories Directly To Facebook

For the first time in Pew surveys, more than half of Americans aged 50 or older reported getting news on social media sites, up 10% from 2016. The option is loc...


Iowa high school football players photographed in KKK hoods with burning cross

The school district was unable to say whether there was any other form of discipline, citing student privacy laws. Creston Police Chief Paul Ver Meer said the...


Mobile Now Offers Subscribers A Free Netflix Subscription

T-Mobile will cover the cost for a standard Netflix membership, which costs $9.99 in the USA and allows streaming on up to two devices at a time, for eligible...


Roku Launches Free Movie Streaming Channel

Roku claims the channel will feature roughly half the amount of ads per programming hour compared to traditional ad-supported linear TV, and will be accessible...


U.S. trade deficit rises, deficit with China at 1 year high

During the January to July period, total trade deficit of the country was Euro 1.2 billion versus Euro 1.5 billion deficit in the same period of 2016. Following...


Syracuse alum, WFAN host Craig Carton arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

NY businessman Joseph Mali, 43, is also listed in a civil complaint . "Carton provided to another investor documents referencing a purported agreement by an ...


Billions of us are drinking tap water contaminated by plastic

Overall, 83% of the samples were contaminated with plastic fibres. European nations including the UK, Germany and France had the lowest contamination rate, ...


Pay to carry luggage on to Ryanair flights

The move, which comes under Ryanair's "Always getting better" policy means that from the 1st November passengers will only be able to take one piece of hand l...


Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell survives investor revolt

Sports Direct said it would offer guaranteed hours to all staff following a review by its law firm RPC, which it launched in response to claims that "Victorian...


Brokers Issue New Targets On Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL)

With 539,200 avg volume, 1 days are for Schulman A Incorporated (NASDAQ:SHLM)'s short sellers to cover SHLM's short positions. The SI to Maximus Incorporated's ...