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16 Jul by admin

World Cup afterglow lifts up conflicted France

World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup — that’s all France is talking about. “Eternal Happiness” said Monday’s headline in sports daily L’Equipe, summing up the mood of many who can’t imagine the euphoria will ever fade. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a Monday parade down the Champs-Elysees, […]
16 Jul by admin

Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Despite advances in predicting where hurricanes are heading, forecasters are still struggling to determine a crucial factor in deciding emergency measures and evacuations: their intensity. With a better way to predict a storm’s power, or intensity, people on the ground will be more prepared in knowing whether a hurricane headed their […]
16 Jul by admin

Docker sent straight to the tribunal for Gray tackle

“It looked excessively forceful, but it will go to the tribunal and the tribunal will hear evidence,” Christian said. Port assistant coach Brendon Lade said earlier on Monday that Gray was still a chance to take on Greater Western Sydney on Sunday, although ruckman Paddy Ryder will likely miss a few weeks with a hip […]
16 Jul by admin

Brantley’s homer lifts Indians to 5-2 win over Yankees

CLEVELAND (AP) – With a flight to catch, Michael Brantley quickly dressed and stuffed some batting gloves, cleats and other gear into a red-white-and-blue duffel bag. Brantley’s headed to the All-Star Game. Before leaving, he again showed why he’s going. Brantley homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians headed into the break […]
16 Jul by admin

Chinese auto supplier Rebo buys Federal-Mogul’s lighting division

In the North American vehicle lighting market, one player’s desire to cash out was the ticket for another player to join in. Federal-Mogul Corp. put its interior lighting business up for sale in 2012 after concluding the technology was no longer part of its core strategy. But despite the competition for lighting business and electronics […]
16 Jul by admin

Spaceport receives go-ahead on Scottish peninsula | UK news

A peninsula on Scotland’s north coast has been chosen for the site of the UK’s first spaceport. Vertical rocket and satellite launches are planned from the A’Mhoine peninsula in Sutherland which the UK Space Agency said would pave the way for spaceflights. The agency said the site, between Tongue and Durness, was chosen as it […]
16 Jul by admin

World Cup 2018: France and the Triumph of Negative-Capability Football

The first goal is the one I think I’ll remember. It wasn’t the pretty one—that would be Paul Pogba’s, which came in the fifty-ninth minute, after a long pass from Pogba to Kylian Mbappé, the visionary precision of which made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. And it wasn’t the jaw-dropping […]
16 Jul by admin

Top attractions you can’t miss in Dublin, Ireland

(CNN) — When you travel to Dublin, it doesn’t take too long to figure out this is not the capital of a former far-flung empire like that of London, Madrid or Rome. While it lacks massive buildings and old monuments to past imperial grandeur, Dublin overflows with friendly, accessible charm in more human-scaled surroundings. It’s […]