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‘Stick to sports’ is over, thanks to President Trump

Bad news for sports fans who wish their sports would remain politics-free: the nation’s lead politician has fired off his own sports hot take, and that means “stick to sports” is dead and gone. During a Friday night rally in Alabama, President Trump took a moment to focus on the NFL, and in just a few paragraphs obliterated whatever lines ... Read More »

Focus on Education, Don’t Squabble Over Meat Eating, Says Nobel Laureate ‘Venky’

“All this sectarian squabble about who eats what kind of meat and all this religious antagonism between different groups is harmful to the country,” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan said. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. Courtesy: Somerville College website New Delhi: Nobel laureate in chemistry Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has said that Indian should spend more time thinking about education, particularly in science and technology, and not be caught up ... Read More »

Chelsea in talks with Swansea over Fernando Llorente

Chelsea are in talks with Swansea over a deal for striker Fernando Llorente, according to Sky sources. Sky Sports News understands there has been no official bid from Everton for the former Spain international at this stage, despite reports linking the Toffees with a move. Llorente trained with Swansea on Wednesday but the Welsh club are lining up a move for ... Read More »

DoT to meet handset makers over GPS in mobile phones

The government has made it mandatory for installing the Global Positioning System (GPS) that enables tracking of the device’s location in all mobile phones, including feature phones, sold in the country, beginning January 1 next year. Rishi Ranjan Kala The department of telecommunications (DoT) is expected to meet handset manufacturers next week over concerns raised by the industry over the ... Read More »

Are robots taking over the world’s finance jobs?

The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class. The dismal turnout has nothing to with professorial style, school ranking or subject matter. Students simply aren’t enrolled, because there are no jobs out there for finance majors. Today, finance, accounting, management and economics are among universities’ most popular subjects worldwide, particularly at graduate level, due ... Read More »

In Milford, a fight over Christmas in June

When the Elf on the Shelf appeared in Deborah Seri’s daughter’s classroom in Milford last December, she took her complaint to the superintendent. Seri’s family is Jewish, and the Christmas character made her second-grader uncomfortable. “My daughter was the only one in the class who didn’t celebrate Christmas,” Seri said. “It made her feel awkward; it made her feel like ... Read More »

Christmas bills: Fight over holiday display costs taxpayers $450,000

Plantation Councilman Jerry Fadgen wants an attorney who specializes in legal bills to study invoices in a lawsuit over the Hyatt family’s Christmas display. A symbol of Christmas joy has turned into a nearly half-million-dollar legal bill for Plantation taxpayers. The city last year lost its lawsuit against a couple over a massive Christmas display, but its legal fees amounted ... Read More »

Christmas bills: Fight over holiday display costs taxpayers $450,000

A symbol of Christmas joy has turned into a nearly half-million-dollar legal bill for Plantation taxpayers. The city last year lost its lawsuit against a couple over a massive Christmas display, but its legal fees amounted to as much as $450,000. FROM OUR PARTNERS: International Travel Has Changed: What You Need to Know Pause Unmute Current Time0:02 / Duration Time2:11 ... Read More »

Govt allays concerns over mobile tower radiation

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday sought to allay concerns over radiation emitted from mobile towers, saying studies so far have not revealed any health hazards. The comments come in the wake of a Supreme Court order directing the deactivation of a BSNL tower in Gwalior on the plea of a 42-year-old cancer patient. “This is not the final order ... Read More »

Ireland voices anger over EU rivals wooing finance firms from London

The Irish Financial Services centre in Dublin, one of four main alternative locations for financial firms alongside Frankfurt, Paris and Luxembourg. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Ireland has complained to the European commission that it is being undercut by rival centres competing to host financial firms looking for a base in the European Union outside London after Brexit. Last week, the US ... Read More »