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ISS Daily Summary Report – 1/16/2020

Food Acceptability: The crew completed a Food Acceptability Survey using the Data Collection Tool on an available SSC (Station Support Computer). This investigation seeks to determine the impact of repetitive consumption of food currently available from the s

Facebook pushes EU for dilute and fuzzy internet content rules

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Europe this week — attending a security conference in Germany over the weekend where he spoke about the kind of regulation he’d like applied to his platform ahead of a slate of planned meetings with digital h

Skip Bayless: ‘It is still hard for me to believe that Robert Kraft is completely done with Tom Brady’

Skip Bayless reacts to comments made by a former New England Patriots tight end that the franchise is '100% done' with Tom Brady.

RBI's maiden long-term repo operation receives Rs 1.94-trillion bids

The allotment was done for all bids on a pro-rata basis

Ted Cruz commits vasectomy-related 'epic self-own'

Alabama state Rep. Yolanda Hollis has executed a troll for the ages, and Sen. Ted Cruz got snared. Hollis filed a bill that would force men to get vasectomies at age 50 or after their third child—and yes, it was a direct response to Alabama’s extreme ab

Sebi board allows non-bank custodians to manage gold products

The board decided to bring amendments to the SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996, in this regard

Fortnite Chapter 2 season 2 ARG asks what is the Agency - CNET

A new season is coming, and it's about time.

Switzerland midfielder Zuber signs new deal at Hoffenheim

Switzerland midfielder Steven Zuber has signed a new contract with Hoffenheim through 2023

What it's like working for a doomed presidential candidate

I worked for both John Edwards and Anthony Weiner. This is what it feels like when your candidate is doomed

Racing Point explains SportPesa deal termination

SportPesa became Racing Point's title sponsor as part of a «multi-year» arrangement ahead of the 2019 season, but one year later the betting brand is no longer listed as one of the team's partners.Read Also:Racing Point debuts 2020 livery, names B

Go f*ck yourselves: Moussa Marega’s defiance should be celebrated as watershed in ugly fight against racism

The images of Moussa Marega, standing with a finger extended on each hand to football thugs who abused him with vile monkey chants, should be celebrated as a defiant stance in the face of racism in football. Read Full Article at

‘Conscience-free journalism is great career choice’: Guardian mocked over failure to mention Assange in ‘press freedom’ article

The Guardian newspaper has been mercilessly ridiculed on social media after it failed to highlight the plight of journalist Julian Assange in a piece on Amal Clooney’s plans to “combat media repression globally.” Read Full Article at

LIC's gross NPA ratio in debt portfolio rises to 7.5% in December

On the overall asset base, the NPA ratio is close to 1% as on Dec 19, and has mostly been provided for.

Running scared: Tokyo marathon to prevent 38,000 runners from taking part amid coronavirus fears

The Tokyo Marathon Foundation has announced that it will cancel the upcoming race for non-professional runners as the coronavirus outbreak continues to play havoc with sporting fixtures in the region. Read Full Article at

AGR dues: FM Sitharaman says Telecom department actively engaging with firms

Post the court#39;s latest verdict, it will only be proper to wait and hear from the department concerned, she told reporters here when asked whether the government was mulling relief for the telecom companies after the recent Supreme Court orders directing t

CARE Ratings downgrades NCDs of Vodafone Idea

The development comes after the board of Vodafone Idea, on February 17, authorised the company to immediately pay the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) Rs 2,500 crore as a portion of the dues on AGR.

Rocket Lab Tapped to Launch NASA Cubesat to the Moon

Rocket Lab will launch NASA's Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) CubeSat mission to the Moon in early 2021 (via Rocket Lab) NASA selected Rocket Lab to launch its Cislunar Autonomous

Pjanić injury not as serious as first thought

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanić’s injury is not as serious as first thought and he could be ready to play again next week

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

And now, they rest

SpaceX successfully launches 60 more Starlink satellites but misses booster landing

SpaceX has launched a batch of 60 Starlink satellites to orbit, marking its fifth overall launch of a group of 60 of the small spacecraft and its third this year alone. This launch brings the total constellation to 300 satellites for Starlink on orbit, extend

Facebook pushes EU for dilute and fuzzy Internet content rules

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Europe this week — attending a security conference in Germany over the weekend where he spoke about the kind of regulation he’d like applied to his platform ahead of a slate of planned meetings with digital h

Barcelona deny sensational claims that bosses paid social media firm to attack reputation of Messi & other key figures

Barcelona have been forced to deny sensational claims that they have used a social media company to besmirch the reputation of key figures at the club including captain Lionel Messi. Read Full Article at

2021 Kia Sorento set to muscle in to Geneva Motor Show with new tech - Roadshow

Is it just us, or do this SUV's air vents seem inspired by a Star Wars craft?

Ford Bronco to finally bow in March, report says - Roadshow

Meanwhile, what we've called «Baby Bronco» will debut in April, according to dealer information.

PullRequest snags remote developer hiring platform Moonlight in case of startup buying startup

PullRequest, a startup that provides code review as a service, announced today that it was buying Moonlight, an early stage startup that has built an online platform for hiring remote developers. The companies did not share the terms. Lyal Avery, founder and

Equity Monday: Oyo’s losses, global growth concerns, and four early-stage rounds

Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Regular Equity episodes still drop Friday morning, so if you’ve listened to the show over the years don’t worry — we’re not changin

Smart speaker sales reached new record of 146.9M in 2019, up 70% from 2018

Global smart speaker sales hit a record high last year with shipments of 146.9 million units, up 70% over 2018, according to a recent report on the state of the smart speaker market from Strategy Analytics. Though Amazon still leads in the U.S. by a wide marg

Preview: Lightning go for 11th straight victory as road trip begins against Avalanche

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to set their franchise record for consecutive victories when they take on the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.

Preview: Panthers kick off road trip against Sharks

The Florida Panthers will be looking to put an end to their two-game slide when they take on the San Jose Sharks on Monday evening.

Cannabis Companies Sponsor Colorado Highways in Advertising Loophole

A Clean Colorado highway sign sponsored by The Green Solution marijuana dispensary (via Andy Cross/The Denver Post) Cannabis companies are the leading sponsors of Colorado highways. But their motivations are about as altruistic as their products

India#39;s GSPC seeks nine LNG cargoes for February to April delivery

The deadline for offers is February 17, one of them said.

Pakistan to consider importing insecticides from India to fight locusts

Pakistan declared a national emergency over locust swarms early this month after the food ministry gave a briefing to parliament, warning that the country was facing the worst locust infestation in two decades.

NCLT grants 3 days to Cox Kings#39; former directors to submit records

The Mumbai bench of the NCLT in October 2019 admitted an insolvency application against Cox Kings after the tour operator defaulted on its debt obligations to the company#39;s financial creditor, Ratan India Finance.

Koch network endorses its first Democrat, Henry Cuellar. We're going to help boot him on March 3

The Koch network has never endorsed a Democrat and has certainly not been involved in Democratic primaries. Until now. It’s found a Democrat it can love, for better or worse for him: Rep. Henry Cuellar, the Texas Democrat who is being challenged by Jessic

Movement of Cosmos satellite didn’t violate intl law, posed no threat – Moscow

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EU nations bicker over Libya arms embargo fearing warships would encourage migrants to cross Mediterranean & FLOOD Europe

Brussels has failed to revive an EU-led naval mission to uphold the arms embargo on Libya, with some dissenting voices in the bloc arguing that the ships' presence would attract migrants setting out from African shores. Read Full Article at

China accuses Australia of political bias against Huawei

The Australian government's decision to ban tech giant Huawei from its 5G rollout is «politically motivated,» according to the Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Read Full Article at

Atletico boss Simone earns DOUBLE what Klopp does – and will need to prove his worth to end Liverpool’s Champions League hopes

When the list of football’s biggest-earning managers did the rounds earlier this month, Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone was head and shoulders out in front, pocketing a full €20 million more than his nearest rivals. Read Full Article at

Gold zooms to all-time high on safe-haven purchases amid global volatility

In Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar, standard gold soared to trade at a record Rs 40,701 per 10 g, against Rs 40,617 per 10 g at close on Friday

TDS adds undue compliance burden for e-commerce platforms: IAMAI

The government, in the Budget, announced a new levy of 1 per cent TDS (tax deducted at source) on e-commerce transactions, which is to be collected from the sellers by the e-commerce companies.
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