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Scientists argue heart stem cell trial should be paused

Scientists argue heart stem cell trial should be paused

Days after Harvard Medical School said it found extensive falsified or fabricated data from the laboratory of a prominent heart researcher, doctors and scientists are urging a halt to a medical trial based in part on his work. They say that sick people should not be subjected to the risks of an experiment whose underlying […]

Dinosaur-Era Super-Piranha Terrorized Jurassic Seas

Dinosaur-Era Super-Piranha Terrorized Jurassic Seas

An artist’s reconstruction of the piranha-like fish, showing off its crazy ferocious teeth. Credit: The Jura-Museum, Eischstatt, Germany A piranha-like fish with a mouth full of pointy teeth (some even jutting down from the roof of its mouth) once swam the Jurassic seas, ripping flesh or even fins from the bodies of other aquatic […]

Welcome, rooks: Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier, Mo Bamba sparkle in NBA debuts

Welcome, rooks: Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier, Mo Bamba sparkle in NBA debuts

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mo Bamba heard his name over Orlando’s public address system for the first time during introductions, and waved his arms to the crowd asking for their cheers. He didn’t have to solicit noise anymore. Welcome to the NBA, rookie class of 2018-19. There were 31 newcomers who got their first official playing […]

When You Can Pre-Order the iPhone XR in Every Time Zone

When You Can Pre-Order the iPhone XR in Every Time Zone

Pre-orders for the iPhone XR will kick off on Friday, October 19 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, allowing customers to purchase the third flagship iPhone in the 2018 iPhone lineup. Apple is planning to make the new devices available in multiple countries around the world simultaneously, so we’ve created a list of when pre-orders will […]

Interior Secretary Zinke's travel practices raised red flags, report finds

Interior Secretary Zinke's travel practices raised red flags, report finds

Lisa Rein Reporter covering federal agencies and the management of government in the Trump administration October 18 at 8:28 PM Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s approach to his wife’s travel and activities sparked concerns among the department’s ethics officials, according to a report issued Thursday by Interior’s inspector general office. The report determined that staff in […]

Radio ad in Arkansas suggest 'lynching' if Democrats win

Radio ad in Arkansas suggest 'lynching' if Democrats win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Republican congressman in central Arkansas and his challenger on Thursday condemned a political action committee’s radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black Americans if they win the midterm election next month. GOP Rep. French Hill criticized the ad from Black Americans for the President’s Agenda, which invokes the […]

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index sank 0.8 percent to 22,658.16 and the Kospi in South Korea lost 0.9 percent to 2,148.31. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gave up 0.6 percent to 25,309.04 and the Shanghai Composite index tumbled 2.9 percent to 2,486.21. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 reversed losses to gain 0.1 percent, ending at […]

Asia, Europe can join hands to resist US unilateralism: China Daily

Asia, Europe can join hands to resist US unilateralism: China Daily

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – With the United States intent on continuing with its unilateralism and protectionism, Asia and Europe will seek to strengthen their cooperation at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit being held in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday and Friday. Asem is the highest-profile platform for dialogue between the two continents. The discussions […]

Middle East ride-hailing app Careem secures $200 million new funding

Middle East ride-hailing app Careem secures $200 million new funding

Middle East ride-hailing app Careem secures $200 million new funding  Arab News Uber’s Middle East rival Careem secures $200m in funding  The National Full coverage Source link

UK Inflation Continues To Cool

UK Inflation Continues To Cool

As we discussed in our Morning Lineup, early Wednesday morning the UK’s Office for National Statistics released its September inflation data. Overall, the report was somewhat mixed with consumer measures missing while PPI rose. Headline and core HICP came in at 2.4% YoY and 1.9%, respectively. These are both below estimates and the prior period’s […]