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Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said in a published interview that Israelis are entitled to live peacefully on their own land, another public sign of an apparent thawing in ties between the two countries.<p>Asked if he believes the Jewish people have a right to a nation state in at …

Saudi Arabia

Huawei thinks Apple and Samsung stores are good places for ads

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It's not easy being shunned.<p>You can feel hurt. You might even want to protest.<p>This may be what inspired Huawei to place mobile billboards outside Apple and Samsung Experience stores in the UK this …

Gear & Gadgets

Bombs found near Dalai Lama’s camp in Bodh Gaya

A team from the National Investigation Team (NIA) on Saturday reached Bodh Gaya, where two cane bombs were found on Friday night after a …

Hinduism

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Renewable Energy

Rhetoric rises as US vows to withhold aid to Pakistan

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> In a sign of escalating tensions between the United States and Pakistan, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Pakistan of playing "a double game for years" and confirmed the administration will withhold $255 million in aid to the country.<p>"They work …

United Nations

Trump blasts Pakistan for giving 'safe haven' to terrorists, vows to cut aid

President Donald Trump kicked off 2018 by railing against Pakistan and Iran in two early-morning tweets Monday, accusing Pakistan of taking US aid while providing "safe haven" to terrorists.<p>"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, …

Donald Trump

Facebook admits that social media can be bad for you

Facebook acknowledged on Friday that too much social media can be bad for you, a remarkable admission as the 2-billion member online service battles mounting criticism about its impact on society.<p>In a blog post published on Friday, Facebook addressed a "hard question": "Is spending time on social …

Social Media

Ketamine Relieved Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours in Hospital Study

When it comes to preventing suicide, true breakthroughs are hard to come by. The overall rate of suicide in the U.S. has increased since the turn of …

Trump has shrunk Bears Ears National Monument by 85% — here's what it looks like

President Donald Trump announced the reduction of two national monuments in Utah in December.<p>Bears Ears was reduced by 85% in the months that followed, in the largest acreage reduction of a national monument to date.<p>Trump also cut Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in half, following a …

National Parks

Woman Born Without Uterus Gives Birth to Healthy Baby, a U.S. Medical First

Uterine transplantation makes motherhood possible for people born without wombs.<p>The first mammal birthed its first warm, blood-smeared offspring …

How Winklevoss twins used $11m Facebook payout to become world's first Bitcoin billionaires

The twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook are worth more than $1bn after capitalising on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin.<p>An $11m (£8m) bet on Bitcoin made by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss over four years ago has ballooned by almost 10,000pc after last week’s …

Heart transplants likely to be obsolete within 10 years, says heart surgeon

Heart transplants are likely to become obsolete within 10 years, because they help so few people, a leading heart surgeon has said.<p>On the 50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant, carried out by South African cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard, Professor Stephen Westaby said it was time …

First U.S. birth for woman with transplanted uterus occurs in Texas

(Reuters) - For the first time in the United States, a woman with a transplanted uterus gave birth, officials at a Dallas hospital said on Friday.<p>The birth of the healthy baby, whose birth date, sex and weight were not disclosed, was confirmed by a spokesman for the Baylor University Medical Center.<p>…

Jeff Bezos Is the World's Only $100 Billionaire. Will He Finally Start Giving His Money Away?

Bezos is the world's richest man, but definitely not its most generous.<p>Black Friday was a particularly nice day to be Jeff Bezos. His company Amazon clearly won the day, pulling in an estimated half of all online sales. Those sales totaled more than $5 billion, so you do the math. Wall Street did, …

Jeff Bezos’ net worth surpasses 100 billion dollars

Amazon’s Black Friday stock surge pushed him over<p><i>Bloomberg</i> has been keeping an eye on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth and notes that today, for the first time, it has exceeded $100 billion. That’s 100,000,000,000 dollars. He was already definitively the richest person in the world after spending …

Outrage after India minister terms cancer 'divine justice'

<b>Indians have reacted angrily after the health minister from Assam state said cancer "is divine justice" caused by "past sins of a person".</b><p>Himanta Biswa Sarma said that people could also get diseases like cancer "because of the sins of their parents".<p>Cancer patients and their relatives said they …

India

Fifa names Alibaba Cloud as the official presenting partner for the Fifa Club World Cup until 2022

Fifa has named Alibaba's cloud computing business, Alibaba Cloud as the official presenting partner for the Fifa Club World Cup until 2022 at the …

Harare streets erupt in joy after Mugabe's resignation

As news of Robert Mugabe's resignation spread, people in Zimbabwe's capital Harare took to the streets to celebrate.<p><b>Harare, Zimbabwe</b> - Honking cars, loud music and dancing crowds.<p>These were the jubilant scenes in Zimbabwe's capital on Tuesday, as the news of President Robert Mugabe's resignation …

BJP and Congress are the same, people are of no value to them: Hardik Patel

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> Amid the ongoing tension between the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over allocation of tickets for the Gujarat …

India

There's a metal that conducts electricity but not heat

Vanadium Dioxide<p>In science, there exists a law known as the Wiedemann-Franz Law that states, simply, that most metals that are good conductors of …

Harvard faces DOJ probe over its affirmative-action policies

The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the use of race in Harvard University’s admissions practices and has accused the university of failing to cooperate with the probe, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Justice Department is investigating …

Switzerland Is The World's Largest Hedge Fund

The Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank and the Fed have gone on an asset buying spree since 2008.<p>Meanwhile, the more sober-minded gnomes of the Swiss National Bank expanded their own balance sheet at a much steadier pace.<p>Though in percentage terms, it blew it up far more than the Fed or the …

United suspends flights to smog-filled Delhi

United Airlines temporarily suspended flights to Delhi on Friday over air quality concerns there.<p>"We are monitoring advisories as the region remains under a public health emergency, and are coordinating with respective government agencies," a representative for the airline said.<p>Heavy pollution in …

Pollution

India cracks open Iran sea route to Afghanistan, bypassing rival

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is in talks with Iran to begin interim operations at a port in southeast Iran, officials say, proceeding cautiously on developing the facility at a time when the Trump administration has laid an aggressive new approach toward Tehran.<p>FILE PHOTO: A general view of an oil …

South Asia

Diabetes Technology Moves Closer To Making Life Easier For Patients

For people with diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels in a normal range – not too high or too low – is a lifelong challenge. New technologies to ease the burden are emerging rapidly, but insurance reimbursement challenges, supply shortages, and shifting competition make it tough for patients to …

Diabetes

Andhra Pradesh revokes order to check planting of Monsanto GM cotton

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Andhra Pradesh, a leading cotton producing-state, has withdrawn an order asking government officials to inspect fields planted with an unapproved variety of genetically modified (GM) cotton developed by Monsanto Co, the world’s No. 1 seed maker.<p>Monsanto's research farm is …

Andhra Pradesh

A 31-year-old built a material that could change the way we reconstruct and heal the body

Gecko Biomedical is a Paris-based company that got its start in 2013. Maria Pereira, Gecko's chief innovation officer and one of Business Insider's top leaders under 40 in biotech and pharma, developed the technology during her work as a Ph.D. student in bioengineering at the Massachusetts …

C-suite Leadership

New French Law Requires Label For Digitally Altered Photos Of Models

If you are basing your self-image on photos of models or celebrities, don’t. Just don’t. But if you do, starting today you may be getting a dose of reality, at least if you are in France.<p>Because today a new French law goes into effect that requires any commercial photos of models that have been …

Codes of Conduct

Infant hospitalized for rare brain parasite in Hawaii

<b>(CNN) —</b> An infant was hospitalized for rat lungworm disease on Wednesday, probably after consuming a slug or snail on the Big Island of Hawaii, according to a statement from the Hawaii Department of Health. This marks the 10th case of the infection on the island and the 17th statewide in 2017.<p>"This …

Public Health