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Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

Ray Allen sees Celtics trading Isaiah Thomas as latest case of loyalty double standard

Allen would know.<p>Caron Butler and Ray Allen most recently waded into the “loyalty” conversation, one that has sprung up in the wake of Isaiah Thomas being traded for Kyrie Irving despite being a beloved Boston fan favorite. Butler posted this on his Instagram, which is actually the text from a …

Pedro Martinez expects Gary Sanchez to get plunked after ‘cheap shots’ against Miguel Cabrera

By Marissa Payne<p>, Reporter<p>New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez might want to get his Icy Hot ready the next time he’s in the batter’s box. The 24-year-old all-star earned the ire of several players during Thursday’s 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers for his “cheap shots” to the heads of two …

Descartes Labs raises $30 million Series B for its brand of geospatial analytics

Descartes Labs is announcing a $30 million Series B this morning in a large round led by March Capital. This comes just three months after one of Descartes’ largest competitors, Orbital Insight, closed its own $50 million Series C with Sequoia.<p>Both Descartes and Orbital are playing in the emerging …

Semi-automated truck convoys get green light for UK trials

Government allocates £8.1m to trials of ‘platooning’ which proponents say could cut congestion and hauliers’ fuel costs<p>The government has given the go-ahead for the first trials of convoys of semi-automated trucks on UK motorways.<p>Up to three wirelessly connected HGVs will travel in convoy, with …

Associated Press News

Deadly clashes break out in India after controversial guru found guilty of rape

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Deadly clashes broke out Friday in northern India after a controversial spiritual leader was found guilty of raping two of his followers.<p>Police said that at least 17 people were killed as followers of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh clashed with officers in the city of Panchkula.<p>Singh, …

India

Hurricane Harvey slams into Texas as Category 4 cyclone

By Tim Craig<p>, National reporter<p>Mary Lee Grant<p>Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. — Residents of the Gulf Coast hunkered down late Friday amid dire warnings of a major natural disaster as Hurricane Harvey, having intensified rapidly into a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds, roared ashore …

Extreme Weather

Gary Cohn, Trump’s Adviser, Said to Have Drafted Resignation Letter After Charlottesville

Gary D. Cohn, the director of the White House Economic Council, wrote a resignation letter after President Trump blamed “both sides” in the deadly protest this month against a Charlottesville, Va., rally by white supremacists and neo-Nazis, according to three people familiar with the document.<p>Mr. …

Ex-CIA agent loses extradition appeal and looks likely to serve jail term in Italy

Former CIA operative Sabrina de Sousa has lost her appeal in Portugal’s supreme court against extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in an “extraordinary rendition” programme.<p>De Sousa whop has both US and Portuguese passports was arrested at Lisbon airport when en route to …

The Latest: Investigators visit Panama law firm's offices

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and …

Corruption

Five arrests over deadly fireworks explosion at Indian temple

Board members surrender after unauthorised display went wrong, sparking fire that killed 110 people and injured more than 300<p>Five fugitive board members of an Indian temple where a fire killed at least 110 people have surrendered to face prosecution, according to police.<p>Related: Police hunt …

Afghanistan: Former Taliban fighters flee ISIS brutality

<b>Jalalabad, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> It might just be a crackle and a hiss but to many in eastern Afghanistan, it's a sign that ISIS is back.<p>ISIS FM was for months how the militants reached out to local Afghans. But then the United States bombed it, as part of a broader campaign to dismantle ISIS, and …

Peshmerga

Facebook is succeeding where Google should have dominated

Facebook seems to be leaving Google in the dust in certain areas where the search giant should have dominated. Beyond giving Facebook bragging rights, the company's aggressive development of some of these new technologies has the potential to shake up the business landscape.<p>Take Facebook's recent, …

Social Media