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Sci-tech Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France with suspected broken collarbone
Author: 0 Geraint Thomas out of Tour de France with suspected broken collarbone

The Team Sky rider, one of race leader Chris Froome's key helpers in the mountains, came off on a descent. The Colombian was awarded the win over Team Sunweb's Warren Barguil after the race jury examined the photo finish following a sprint in which Uran had the handicap of being stuck in his biggest gear due to a mechanical issue in the final kilometres of the 181.5-kilometre stage from Nantua.

Sci-tech Golf ball diver bitten by alligator on Englewood golf course
Author: 0 Golf ball diver bitten by alligator on Englewood golf course

The identity of the man wasn't immediately known. "Alligator grabbed his arm, started doing the death roll, and he was able to punch it in the face, and it let go", said daughter Kaelin Lahodik . The man was diving for golf balls when the gator bit him in his left arm. "He had major muscle damage and damage to the arteries under his arm" says Kaelin.

Sci-tech Aaron Judge leads betting odds to win Home Run Derby
Author: 0 Aaron Judge leads betting odds to win Home Run Derby

The 2.01-meter outfielder hit his 30th home run of the season Friday night, breaking Joe DiMaggio's mark for most by a NY rookie. Joe DiMaggio's 1936 record of 29 home runs had remained the high watermark for any NY rookie, but Judge has broken that long-standing record before the All-Star Break .

Sci-tech Trump warns of 'consequences' for N. Korea 'very bad behaviour'
Author: 0 Trump warns of 'consequences' for N. Korea 'very bad behaviour'

At the same time, Poland hopes the USA leader reaffirms a commitment to NATO's doctrine of collective defense if any member is attacked - a pledge Trump would not make in May at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose country is hosting the G-20 Summit, has made clear her differences with Trump on climate change, refugees and trade.

Sci-tech Physicists find new particle with double dose of 'charm'
Author: 0 Physicists find new particle with double dose of 'charm'

Xi-cc++ has a mass of 3,621 MeV, about four times heavier than a proton. There are six types of quarks: two are light (up and down quarks), and four are heavy (bottom or beauty, top or truth, strange, and charm ). Baryons with one heavy quark, such as the " charm " or "beauty" quarks, have also been observed routinely in cosmic rays and at accelerator facilities, such as at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Sci-tech Ex-acting AG Yates slams Trump's 'inexplicable refusal' to confront Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ex-acting AG Yates slams Trump's 'inexplicable refusal' to confront Russian Federation

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , appearing on CNN's "The Situation Room" Thursday, attacked the claim that others may have interfered. The reason all 17 agencies didn't sign off on the DNI document was because they were never asked to, in part because some of the entities, such as the Drug Enforcement Agency's intelligence, offered no special expertise on the subject at hand.

Sci-tech Is There Still Time for Diplomacy With North Korea?
Author: 0 Is There Still Time for Diplomacy With North Korea?

Haley told Council members Pyongyang's launch this week made the world a more risky place. The three leaders agreed to take steps to have China and Russian Federation play a major role toward denuclearizing North Korea . President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General in Hamburg , Germany Thursday.

Sci-tech Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Artbook
Author: 0 Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Artbook

Prior to this announcement, it fans had speculated that Zelda or even the game's four champions would be the ones that players would be able to control. The first DLC, The Master Trials , released last week and brought tons of minor additions, mostly quality of life changes, while the new DLC will bring out the added story fans have been waiting for.

Sci-tech Why Amazon and Dish Could Be Ideal Wireless Partners
Author: 0 Why Amazon and Dish Could Be Ideal Wireless Partners

S, -1.14% to T-Mobile US Inc. The Wall Street Journal revived news Thursday of a planned wireless partnership between DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) and Amazon.com, Inc. TV companies entering the wireless network business is nothing new. Ergen and Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos (who also owns The Washington Post) have grown increasingly close over the past year as they've discussed common interests in space and robotics, the Journal said.

Sci-tech United States lifts laptop restriction for flights from Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 United States lifts laptop restriction for flights from Abu Dhabi

Now Emirates is working to implement extra security measures of its own in a bid to acquire a laptop ban exemption too. Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, has previously said it suffered a drop in bookings and had to ground 13 planes because of United States restrictions on entry visas as well as the electronic carry-ons.

Sci-tech Melania trapped in her hotel as protesters swarm G20
Author: 0 Melania trapped in her hotel as protesters swarm G20

The chancellor, who will chair the G20 summit , has attempted to play down expectations of what the meeting is likely to achieve, declaring Wednesday that the leaders will face "difficult negotiations" when they meet in Hamburg . In a stream of updates posted to Twitter , Hamburg police reported that at least 59 officers sustained injuries in Thursday's protests. Protesters kept United States first lady Melania Trump from joining the spouses of world leaders at the summit.

Sci-tech Sensex, Nifty end flat after choppy trade; RIL hits 9-year high
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty end flat after choppy trade; RIL hits 9-year high

About 1,392 shares advanced against 1,285 declining shares on the BSE . The 50-share Nifty, after reclaiming the 9,700-mark to scale a high of 9,700.70, ended 36.95 points up, or 0.38 per cent, at 9,674.55, just shying away from its record closing of 9,675.10, recorded on June 5.

Sci-tech Vivo X9s and Vivo X9s Plus with dual front camera announced
Author: 0 Vivo X9s and Vivo X9s Plus with dual front camera announced

The selfie cameras also come with support for an LED flashlight. It sports a 16-megapixel primary rear camera with phase detection auto focus and single LED flash. Considering the camera department, the Vivo X9s smartphone boasts a dual front facing camera which is a duet of 20MP+5MP having aperture f2.0. The dimensions of the Vivo X9s Plus are at 162.59x78.84x7.25mm, and apart from all this, all the other specifications match with the Vivo X9s smartphone.

Sci-tech Mars soil may be toxic to alien life
Author: 0 Mars soil may be toxic to alien life

The most hospitable environment may lie two or three metres beneath the surface where the soil and any organisms are shielded from intense radiation. To determine whether the compound is a good thing or a bad thing for life, postgraduate student Jennifer Wadsworth and professor Charles Cockell, both of the University of Edinburgh's School of Physics and Astronomy, chose to create a little bit of Mars in the lab to see if a type of common Earthly bacterium-Bacillus subtilis-survived.

Sci-tech Hearthstone Leak Reveals Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion
Author: 0 Hearthstone Leak Reveals Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion

First off, cards can now have a new keyword: lifesteal. Rumor has it the Lich King seeks champions to imbue with the icy essence of undeath: players will soon receive his favor in the form of nine new legendary Hero Cards that, when played, transform Hearthstone's heroes into fearsome Death Knights, granting frost-rimed armor and modified powers.

Sci-tech Judge Who Presided Over Philando Castile Case Backs Acquittal
Author: 0 Judge Who Presided Over Philando Castile Case Backs Acquittal

While Valerie Castile said "today marks the first year without my son", she added that this is "not about my son anymore ... it's about the next generation of children ... Paul Police Department. The Peace Officer training fund is a $12 million bipartisan investment implemented by the state legislature, created to improve community relationships with law enforcement and to provide more training for "officers working with diverse communities".

Author: 0 An Iceberg The Size Of a Smaller Country Is Breaking Off Antarctica

The European Space Agency issued a press release Wednesday, offering updates on the cracking shelf obtained from its CrySat satellite, which measures and monitors polar ice. It further noted that scientists observing the shelf have said it's tough to predict the exact date when it'll break away but it is matter of days or weeks before it happens.

Sci-tech Destiny 2 open beta begins July 21
Author: 0 Destiny 2 open beta begins July 21

The Destiny 2 beta will feature a variety of activities including the opening story mission, Homecoming, and cooperative and competitive modes. The testing period will also include another PvE opportunity in The Inverted Spire Strike and a chance to tackle PvP with two Crucible modes.