Microsoft makes MS Paint free on Windows Store after public outcry at its demise

Digital Spy | 2017-07-25

UPDATE: MS Paint has NOT been discontinued, it seems, as Microsoft has responded to the outpouring of nostalgic grief around the basic PC art program's demise after 32 years. Instead, it is shifting off the main Windows operating system and into the Windows Store – and it's free, too. In a...

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft stand up with Apple against Qualcomm

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-24

A conglomerate of technology companies including Alphabet’s Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has stood up with Apple in its fight against chipmaker Qualcomm. According to a report by the Reuters, the Computer and Communication Industry Association, of which, Google, Samsung, Intel,...


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S&P 500, Nasdaq notch close highs amid earnings, Fed meeting

Xinhua | 2017-07-25

NEW YORK, July 25 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting record highs, bolstered by a batch of better-than-expected corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 100.26 points, or 0.47...

Michael Kors Agrees To Purchase Jimmy Choo For $1.2B | 2017-07-25

Michael Kors agreed to purchase luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for approximately $1.2 billion — a move that will help the U.S. retailer expand as its handbag and accessories sales suffer, Forbes reported. In recent years, retailers suffered declining sales amid intense competition from online shopping...


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Charlie Gard's parents seek court permission to bring son home to die

CNN | 2017-07-25

London (CNN)The parents of the terminally ill British child Charlie Gard were seeking court permission Tuesday to bring their son home from hospital to die. In a surprise move, the family's lawyers and mother Connie Yates returned to the High Court after abandoning legal action Monday over treatment...


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Govt school teachers oppose dress code order

The Times of India | 2017-07-25

DEHRADUN: Various government school teachers' associations held meetings on Sunday and decided to oppose the state government's decision to implement a dress code for teachers and teaching staff from August 1. Last week the state had sent circulars to schools asking them to implement light blue...

New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-23

Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus building for another educational institution in Basaha in the same district, for which India has extended NRs 66.44 million...


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Roger Federer odds-on to be ATP year-end no 1

Sporting Life | 2017-07-19

Roger Federer is odds-on to finish the year as world number one for a record-equalling sixth time. Sky Bet offer 8/15 that the new Wimbledon champion, who turns 36 next month, will finish the 2017 season on top of the ATP rankings. Were he to do so, Federer would become the oldest world number one...

Federer tells young stars to up their game

LONDON - Roger Federer only just managed bed before breakfast after his latest Wimbledon triumph, but even that exertion could not throw him off his game. Fresh from a 5am night out, he was still able to deliver a few serious home truths to those further down the chain who so struggle to usurp him....

Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba will help fill leadership gap at Manchester United

This is Money | 2017-07-25

Jose Mourinho will miss Wayne Rooney’s influence around Manchester United, but has no doubt the likes of Paul Pogba will step up to lead the club into an exciting new era. After three largely drab years following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, the Portuguese was brought in to give the Old Trafford...

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Top Stories Worldwide | 2017-07-26

Federal Court Blocks DC's Concealed Carry Law on Second Amendment Grounds

A federal appeals court blocked a District of Columbia gun-control measure on Tuesday after it said the outright ban was a violation of the Second Amendment,... | 2017-07-25

Swiss Police Arrest Chainsaw Attacker After Capture In Thalwil, Report Says

Swiss police announced late Tuesday they have captured a man who was wanted following one of the biggest manhunts in Swiss history after he allegedly attacked... | 2017-07-25

Italian Government Seeks Code Of Conduct For Humanitarian Groups Operating Rescue Ships

The Italian government threatened to shut down humanitarian groups operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean if they do not sign a “code of conduct,”... | 2017-07-25

Barbara Sinatra, Widow Of Legendary Singer, Dies At 90

Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children's advocate and philanthropist who raised millions of dollars to help...

Atlanta Journal | 2017-07-25

Google launches SOS alerts in Maps and Search to help users during a crisis

Google has a bunch of programs that make life a little easier. Now it wants to take part in ensuring your safety, because it’s launched “SOS... | 2017-07-25

Scientists Wary New Crack Of Larsen C Ice Shelf Will Challenge Stability Of Remaining Ice

The giant crack that caused an iceberg to break off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf between July 10 and 12 – resulting in an iceberg the size of Delaware...

The Times of India | 2017-07-25

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel - official

(Adds details, context) WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday...

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Creators Syndicate | 2017-07-26

Who Owns Border Death Truck Tragedy? Mexico!

Florida truck driver James Matthew Bradley isn't the mastermind of the human smuggling ring that led...

The Washington Post | 2017-07-26

The poor members of Trump World

Everyone in Washington seems to wind up with the word “poor” in front of his or her name eventually....

Creators Syndicate | 2017-07-26

Why the Left Protects Islam

Richard Dawkins is no friend to conservatives. The atheist author has spent much of his life...

China Daily | 2017-07-26

Focus on stabilizing growth and defusing major risks

The most recent data have shown that the momentum of the country's economic development is getting...

Star Telegram | 2017-07-26

‘Bathroom bill’ will cost taxpayer money

The Texas Senate was set to pass Senate Bill 3 on to second reading Tuesday, refusing some men,...

Sacramento Bee | 2017-07-26

Jeff Sessions joins Trump’s firing line

Eventually, everyone in this town seems to wind up with the word “poor” in...