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EFF Wins Court Ruling Upholding Invalidation of Bad Patent That Threatened Podcasters

EFF Wins Court Ruling Upholding Invalidation of Bad Patent That Threatened Podcasters The CAFC decision brings an end to Personal Audio's years-long campaign to wield a single patent as a weapon against podcast creators and distributors. What's more, these programs had been repeatedly detailed in literature that the supposed inventors would reasonably have been aware of at the time. Personal Audio had tried to develop a digital audio player in the 1990s. [Full Article...]

Jacksonville woman admitted to killing 11-year-old daughter

Jacksonville woman admitted to killing 11-year-old daughter A couple from New York City saw Newsome take the child's body out of the auto and over the embankment, police said. West Virginia State Police Sergeant Herby Barlow said Newsome and the body of her 11-year-old daughter were found on a road that was about 150 feet over a nearby embankment. [Full Article...]

TDP and YSRCP complaints on Nandyal nominations rejected

TDP and YSRCP complaints on Nandyal nominations rejected Since Balayya has massive fan following in Rayalaseema , TDP has chose to field Balayya in the election campaign. Balakrishna has agreed to the high command's decision and chose to take some time from his busy shoot schedule in order to campaign for the party in Nandyal. [Full Article...]

Commonwealth Bank shareholders sue over climate change risks

ClientEarth lawyer Daniel Wiseman says many other countries, including the United Kingdom, have similar disclosure requirements to Australia and that the case could signal a new trend. In a statement emailed to CNNMoney, the bank rejected the claim that it had not complied with reporting requirements. The proposals were supported by almost 400 institutional investors controlling US$22tn in funds... [Full Article...]

Georgian Embassy issues a statement on Russia-Georgia war anniversary

Georgian Embassy issues a statement on Russia-Georgia war anniversary Abkhazia broke away from Georgia in the early 1990s as the Soviet Union collapsed. "This envisages the illegal integration of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions of Georgia into Russia's military, political, economic and social system; military build-up in the occupied regions, as well as the fortification of the occupation line by razor and barbed wire fences and other artificial barriers", the sta... [Full Article...]

'Rahul Gandhi missing' posters come up in Amethi

'Rahul Gandhi missing' posters come up in Amethi Among other places, these posters have also been placed in front of Congress's office in Amethi . Apparently, a dozens of posters describing Rahul as "missing" have come up in his parliamentary constituency in the state. Commenting on the matter, district president of Congress committee has said that this is a conspiracy by RSS and BJP members to defame Rahul Gandhi. [Full Article...]

United States calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea

United States calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, Myanmar Minister of State of Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin, Thailand Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam's Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, Brunei's Foreign Minister Lim Jock Seng, Cambodia's Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retn... [Full Article...]

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) To Report Earnings

Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Arena Pharmaceuticals during the second quarter worth $300,000. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 23,583,115 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $34,432,000 after buying an additional 547,663 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

US Sending More Marines to Afghanistan

US Sending More Marines to Afghanistan According to the local government officials, the Afghan security forces confiscated missiles, military trucks, vehicles, laptops, explosives, and other equipment during the raids. The Marines have not yet moved to Afghanistan. On Monday, the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said National Security Council has already had three sessions "exploring a full range of options for Afghanistan". [Full Article...]

Iraqi Shia paramilitary fighters killed in USA airstrikes

Iraqi Shia paramilitary fighters killed in USA airstrikes These strikes were conducted as part of the coalition's operation to destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria . The fourth year finds ISIS-held territory shrinking substantially, with the group's territory in Iraq all but lost, and both the Kurdish YPG and the Syrian government pushing them back in Syria, with an ongoing offensive in the ISIS capital of Raqqa. [Full Article...]

Australia promises $20 million to aid Marawi citizens affected by Philippines clashes

Almost 700 people have been killed in fighting since gunmen affiliated with the Islamic State stormed homes and businesses in the city of Marawi, a heavily Islamic community in the predominantly Catholic nation. Some 7,000 people were killed in between June 30, 2016, and Janurary 2017, according to Human Rights Watch, with many deaths attributed to the Philippines National Police. [Full Article...]

Barcelona Closing Ousmane Dembele From Borussia Dortmund

Barcelona Closing Ousmane Dembele From Borussia Dortmund The Catalan outfit are also looking at Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho as a Neymar replacement. But according to reports from France, Barcelona have instead identified Dembele as the player to fill Neymar's shoes as they prepare for the new season. [Full Article...]

Justice Dept. supports Ohio's rules for purging its voter rolls

Justice Dept. supports Ohio's rules for purging its voter rolls The reversal is unusual, said Justin Levitt , a former deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's civil rights division who worked on the OH case during the Obama administration. Ohio's purging process has been defended by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted , a Republican who is running for governor. The Justice Department's reversal marks the second time the Trump administr... [Full Article...]

Miley Cyrus Reveals New Album 'Younger Now' & Release Date!

Miley Cyrus Reveals New Album 'Younger Now' & Release Date! Given that she's been doing a bunch of press and has released singles like " Malibu ", this news isn't exactly a surprise, but it's still exciting. With the album's title, Younger Now , presented in a ropey script on top of what looks like bedazzled black leather, the site shares its release date as September 29, 2017. [Full Article...]

Moon Conducts Military Reshuffle for Top-Brass Posts

Moon's first plan to replace top military brass was approved at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. The nomination of Jeong, the Air Force chief of staff, is viewed as reflecting the president's resolve to reform the nation's 625,000-strong armed forces, long dominated by the Army. [Full Article...]

Rosneft's Sechin to Appear as Witness in Trial of Ex-Minister Ulyukayev

Rosneft's Sechin to Appear as Witness in Trial of Ex-Minister Ulyukayev According to the investigation, the Head of the Ministry of Economic Development received a bribe of $2 million from Rosneft management for the Ministry's expert opinion, due to which Rosneft privatized Bashneft. The former minister is under house arrest, which has been extended until January 27, 2018. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the time called the arrest "a grave event... [Full Article...]

Kenneth Noye: M25 road-rage killer to be moved to open prison

Kenneth Noye: M25 road-rage killer to be moved to open prison Their recommendation was sent to the Ministry of Justice for the final decision. But the board's recommendation was rejected by the then justice secretary Michael Gove. The murder of Stephen in May 1996 shocked the nation and sparked an worldwide manhunt after Noye went on the run. But he was found guilty in of handling some of the stolen gold and jailed until his release in 1994. [Full Article...]

Russian Court Overturns Order to Deport Gay Journalist to Uzbekistan

Russian Court Overturns Order to Deport Gay Journalist to Uzbekistan Novaya Gazeta reported Nurmatov, who was born in Russian Federation but grew up in Uzbekistan, fled the former Soviet republic in 2008 after authorities kidnapped him from his home and "tortured" him because of his "political views". As an openly gay man, he could face retribution in Uzbekistan, where homosexuality is a crime. He has also applied for asylum in Russian Federation but was repeatedly... [Full Article...]

Arizona State Retirement System Boosts Position in Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

The Texas-based Kanaly Trust Co has invested 18.14% in the stock. The institutional investor owned 5,015 shares of the industrial products company's stock after selling 865 shares during the period. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This news story was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Emerson Electric Co. [Full Article...]

How to (Safely) View a Total Solar Eclipse

Glasses that are safe for directly viewing the sun must meet the International Organization for Standardization's standard, and will indicate they are ISO 12312-2 compliant. Nearly 90 percent of the sun's disc will be blocked by the moon when the eclipse reaches its maximum extent at 1:19PM. In order to see the eclipse, you'll need the proper eyewear. [Full Article...]


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