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Uber and Postmates sue California to block gig economy law

CNN | 2019-12-31

New York (CNN Business)Uber and Postmates are suing California over its controversial law to require that many so-called "gig workers" be considered employees rather than independent contractors. The companies filed suit in Federal Court in Los Angeles on Monday. According to the complaint, the AB-5...

Google Maps lets you explore the cosmos like Star Trek — complete with a warp drive ‘whoosh’

The Times of India | 2019-12-31

Google Maps lets you explore space without having to step out of the house. It has added a new animation to their interplanetary exploration tool. The new animation feels a lot like the warp drive on Star Trek or the starting sequence of Doctor Who. Google Maps can really take you anywhere —...

Airbus beats goal with 863 jet deliveries in 2019

Deccan Herald | 2020-01-01

Airbus has become the world's largest planemaker for the first time since 2011 after delivering a forecast-beating 863 aircraft in 2019, seizing the crown from embattled US rival Boeing, airport and tracking sources said on Wednesday. A reversal in the pecking order between the two giants had been...

U.S. stocks trade lower in holiday-thinned trading

China.dot.org | 2019-12-31

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks traded lower on Tuesday, the last trading day of 2019, for lack of fresh catalysts. At midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 59.40 points, or 0.21 percent,...

Kids who drink whole milk less likely to be obese: study

The Siasat Daily | 2019-12-31

Toronto: Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who drank whole milk had 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared to children who consumed reduced-fat milk. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analysed 28 studies...

All the ways in which ginger water can help you lose weight

The Times of India | 2019-12-31

A lot of people tend to ignore following the right diet even though they want to lose weight. Most of them tend to follow fad diets or crash diets in an attempt to lose weight fast. And while that might work on an immediate basis, it can be rather unhealthy in the long term. In fact,...

‘I’M GUTTED’: Andy Murray pulls out of Australian Open due to injury

Canoe | 2019-12-29

LONDON -- Andy Murray has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open because of a pelvic injury, the three-time Grand Slam champion's management team announced on Saturday. Read More ......

Australian Open prize pool jumps to $49 million with the biggest gains for early rounds

The National | 2019-12-24

The prize pool for the 2020 Australian Open has been boosted by 14 per cent to A$71 million (Dh180m), organisers said on Tuesday, with the biggest gains for players exiting in the early rounds. Players losing in the first round of qualifying at the year's first Grand Slam will take home A$20,000, up...

Harden has 35 as Rockets down Nuggets 130-104

Wtop | 2020-01-01

HOUSTON (AP) — Now that the Houston Rockets are healthy, James Harden is excited for his team’s possibilities. But he knows there will be ups and downs as his teammates figure out how to play together. Harden scored 35 points after missing the last game with an injury to lead the Rockets to a...

Gallinari, Schroder score 20 each as Thunder beat Dallas

Daily Herald | 2020-01-01

Danilo Gallinari and Dennis Schroder each scored 20 points, Chris Paul hit the go-ahead basket with 40.9 seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final three minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-101 ......

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Parting Guinea-Bissau President Urges Stability in Tearful Speech

Voa News | 2019-12-31

Guinea-Bissau's outgoing president urged future leaders to guarantee stability Tuesday, in a tearful farewell speech made on the eve of a new president being...

Lebanon says Carlos Ghosn entered country 'legally'

Deccan Herald | 2019-12-31

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Top UN official accuses US of torturing Chelsea Manning

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-12-31

A top United Nations official has accused the US government of using torture against Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst currently jailed in...

Texas judge rules Alex Jones must pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook legal fees

The Hill | 2019-12-31

A Texas judge has ruled that Infowars founder Alex Jones must pay more than $100,000 in legal fees and court costs in a defamation case brought against him by...

Trump impeachment: New calls for trial witnesses after ‘explosive’ report into Ukraine funding

The Independent | 2019-12-31

Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, has called for witnesses in Donald Trump‘s administration to testify during his impeachment trial after the...

Israel's Leviathan Field Begins Pumping Gas

Voa News | 2019-12-31

Israel's offshore Leviathan field started pumping gas on Tuesday in what the operating consortium called "a historic turning point in the history of the Israeli...

Unidentified Armed Men Attack Greek Tanker Near Cameroon, Abduct Several Crew Members - Report

Sputnik | 2019-12-31

A Greek tanker called "Happy Lady" was anchored 3.7 kilometres off the port of Limboh in Cameroon with 28 crew members on board, Bloomberg reported. ......

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