Starting Price For Kush.com At $3 Million

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-20

Dave Evanson, a Sedo domain name broker, asked MerryJane.com if it would purchase Kush.com for $3 million, Domain Name Wire reported Thursday. The site turned down the offer named after the cannabis flower strain at such a high asking price. Merry Jane, a website revolving around marijuana wrote an...

CentralNic Raises TLDs But Delays .SK Deal

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-20

KSRegistry deal raised its total of managed TLDs managed up to 65, Domain Name Wire reported Thursday. CentralNic, a domain name corporation made two top level domain related announcements on Thursday, said the report. The first announcement stated CentralNic has signed a deal with KSRegistry in...

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Euro zone must seek convergence of living standards -Commission

The Times of India | 2017-10-19

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Wealthier and poorer euro zone countries must equalise their living standards if the single currency is to retain political support, the European Commission's top economic official said. Euro zone governments and institutions are discussing ways to...

Japanese Police Arrest Ripple Exchange Operator For Fraud

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-19

A Ripple exchange and trading platform manager and operator has been arrested by Tokyo police for allegedly swindling an investor amid a wider investigation of a sweeping fraud, Cryptocoinsnews.com reported. Tokyo police are holding Yuki Takenaka, 31, of Ripple Trade Japan – an exchange enabling...

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Lack of sleep in pregnancy may contribute to gestational diabetes

The Siasat Daily | 2017-10-17

Washington: Pregnant women may develop gestational diabetes due to lack of sleep, a new study suggests. The amount of time spent sleeping has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 percent of men experiencing insufficient sleep. “Links between...

Obesity increases irregular heartbeat in men, new study finds

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-10-17

Washington: Overweight males develop a type of irregular heartbeat, known as Atrial fibrillation, about a decade earlier than women, reveals a recent study. The results indicated that diagnosis rates jumped when men were 50 or older and women were 60 or older. The new atrial fibrillation...

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Letter from Africa: Why Nigeria is failing teachers and pupils

BBC News | 2017-10-18

"Recruitment has also become a nightmare for employers who come across graduates unable to string together five correct sentences" Class sizes are also a big issue. A teacher friend of mine once invited me to her primary school where class sizes ranged from 90 to 120 plus pupils. Even the most...

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Maria Sharapova ready for long-term Serena Williams rivalry ahead of 2018 return

Metro | 2017-10-18

Sharapova is ready to take on Serena again (Picture: Getty) Maria Sharapova is ready to renew her rivalry with Serena Williams in 2018 and believes the pair have ‘many years’ ahead of them at the top of the sport. Novak Djokovic speaks out on chasing Roger Federer's Grand Slam...

Bernard Tomic crashes out of first-round qualifier for Antwerp ATP

Sydney Morning Herald | 2017-10-16

Bernard Tomic's forgettable tennis season has continued, with the 24-year-old losing in the final round of...



Hayward, Lin out for year, and many others in NBA are ailing

This is Money | 2017-10-19

MIAMI (AP) - Brooklyn's Jeremy Lin was horrified to see what happened to Gordon Hayward, whose season almost certainly ended in a most disturbing fashion five minutes into the Celtics' season-opener. A night later, Lin met a similar fate. Here's some of what should be celebrated from the opening...

Sharapova, Puig to assist Puerto Rico

The Japan News | 2017-10-19

The Associated PressSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig will head to Puerto Rico next week to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. Sharapova, a five-time Grand...

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Senators Support Online Transparency To Prevent Foreign Influence In Elections

United States senators have proposed movement towards transparency for online political advertisements, the Associated Press reported Thursday. A plan was...

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Dogs Use Facial Expressions To Interact With Humans: Study

Researchers that have been studying canine facial expressions say there is a scientific reason for why those puppy dog eyes work for extra Milkbones, according...

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Trump Administration Considers Tighter Vetting For Women And Children Refugees

According to three sources, the Trump administration is considering implementing stricter vetting measures on women and children seeking entry into the United...

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-19

Pentagon Receiving Demands For Information Regarding Deadly Niger Ambush

Two weeks after the deadly ambush in Niger which left four U.S. soldiers dead, the Trump administration still has no new information on key concerns — leading...

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-19

Police Believe Malta Journalist Most Likely Killed By Remotely Detonated Bomb

A government spokeswoman announced Thursday, authorities believe the bomb killing well-known Malta journalist was detonated remotely — the first details...

This is Money | 2017-10-19

EU pledges more help to Italy to reduce migrant arrivals

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leader Donald Tusk says the bloc has agreed to increase funding to help Italy in its efforts to keep migrants from arriving in...

WorldNews.com | 2017-10-19

Senate Panel Votes For Nominee Opposed By Black Lawmakers

A controversial North Carolina attorney has been narrowly approved in committee to fill the post left vacant since 2005, The Associated Press reported Thursday....

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The Washington Post | 2017-10-20

How Republicans can get everyone to stop blaming them

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The Washington Post | 2017-10-20

Trump may repeat a tragic history

As the nation saw in Vietnam, the United States can double down even when it’s a mistake. ......

The Washington Post | 2017-10-20

Want to help poorer Americans? Tax Uber.

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The Washington Post | 2017-10-20

Soros has created a superpower for democracy. But he could use some help.

He is at the forefront of pushing back against totalitarianism and authoritarianism. Where’s the...