Lauren Jackson officially back in international basketball (2)
The Associated Press August 9, 2022, 6:07 PM SYDNEY (AP) - As expected, Lauren Jackson has been named on her fifth FIBA World Cup roster for Australia in her comeback to international basketball. Not so expected were the tears that came when the 41-year-old Jackson was officially informed of her place in the 12-player team by head coach Sandy Brondello.
Steven Seagal appears in Ukraine, serving as a Russian spokesperson (2)
By Sarah Sicard Aug 9, 10:39 PM Steven Seagal appears in the rubble of a Ukrainian detention facility. (Screenshot via TVZVEZDA) Early reports from the Russian invasion of Ukraine suggested that President Vladimir Putin's military had deployed, of all people, actor Steven Seagal alongside its troops.
August 9, 2022 Artificial intelligence innovation among military industry companies has dropped off in the last year (2)
Analysis of patent filings shows a shrinking level of AI related applications in the industry over the past three months, compared to last year By Data Journalism Team Research and innovation in artificial intelligence in the military equipment and technologies sector has declined in the last year. The most recent figures show that the number of AI related patent applications in the industry stood at 135 in the three months ending June -
'Texting between iPhone and Android is broken:' Google puts Apple on blast for converting Android texts to green bubbles and 'blurry' compressed videos (1)
Katie Canales August 9, 2022, 10:23 PM Sundar Pichai (left) and Tim Cook.Getty/Business Insider Composite Google took a jab at Apple over how it converts texts and media from Android users to iPhones. Google is calling for Apple to adopt RCS, a new standard for converting media between devices. Users have long bemoaned the green bubbles and blurry videos that come with texting between iPhones and Androids.
Shapovalov, Pospisil drop opening matches at National Bank Open in Montreal (2)
Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., lost his rain-suspended opening match at the National Bank Open on Tuesday afternoon, dropping a 7-5, 7-6 (4) decision to Australia's Alex de Minaur.
Gloria Hunniford dogged by nightmares about horror fall which broke her eye socket (1)
Loose Women star Gloria Hunniford has said that she is still dogged by nightmares about a horrific fall which left her with a broken eye socket and horrendous leg injuries Mark JefferiesShowbiz Editor 18:48, 9 Aug 2022 |comments Gloria Hunniford said she still suffers nightmares after her horrific fall that left her with a broken eye socket and gruesome leg injuries. The TV presenter, 82, tripped over a rug and crashed on to a wooden floor,
Female footballers deserve equal pay, says German chancellor after Euro run (1)
Germany's women would have received EUR60,000 each if they had won European Championships, while the men would have received EUR400,000 Agence France-Presse Wed 10 Aug 2022 03.25 BST German chancellor Olaf Scholz has made a push for equal pay for female international footballers after the team made it to the final of the recent European Championships. "My position on this is clear," Scholz said after a meeting on Tuesday with
Nigerians Praise London Museum's Decision to Return Precious Artifacts (1)
9 August 2022 Voice of America (Washington, DC) By Timothy Obiezu The 72 artifacts that the Horniman museum agreed to return include 12 of the famous Benin Bronzes - symbolic of the ancient Benin Kingdom in southern Nigeria. The museum said in a statement Sunday it was moral and appropriate to return the artifacts, stating the objects were taken by force during the British military invasion of Nigeria in 1897.
Daniel Gros: Russian gas cuts will not kill the German economy (1)
Germany seems better placed than most of its main competitors to weather the crisis caused by reduced Russian deliveries Over the past decade, German industry has paid about 10% more for natural gas than its competitors in other major European economies.
A Drought Is Wreaking Havoc on the French Wine Rebound Everyone Expected (1)
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