Facebook, Google fall in Glassdoor’s top workplace rankings

The Mercury News | 2019-12-11

Job and recruiting site Glassdoor said Wednesday that Facebook and Google are losing some of their appeal as two of the best places to work in the United States. That’s according to Glassdoor’s latest rankings of the best workplaces around the country. In its best places to work survey...

Google Chrome 79 to warn users if passwords get stolen: Report

Suryaa | 2019-12-11

San Francisco, Dec 11 (IANS) In a bid to offer users better password protection, Google is introducing Chrome version 79 and which comprises a number of improvements,...

US replaces Kuwait as India's 6th biggest oil supplier

Deccan Herald | 2019-12-11

The United States has surpassed Kuwait to become India's sixth largest oil supplier as it supplied 70 per cent more crude to the world's third largest energy consumer during April-September. According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee, the US supplied 5.4 million...

Big surge for Saudi Aramco shares after record IPO

Gulf Daily News | 2019-12-11

Riyadh/Dubai: Saudi Aramco shares surged the maximum permitted 10 per cent above their IPO price on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday. The shares closed at 35.2 riyals ($9.39) each, up from the initial public offering (IPO) price of 32 riyals and at the daily limit of price moves allowed...

New drugs show rare promise against advanced breast cancer

Artesia Daily Press | 2019-12-11

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors on Wednesday reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted many previous treatments. One drug showed particular ability to reach tumors in the brain, which are...

‘Is it wrong to think of food as medicine?’

The Irish Times | 2019-12-11

We need our clinicians to buy in to the concept that “thy food is thy medicine, and thy medicine is thy food”. Instead of arguing over what Hippocrates meant by this, exactly – or whether he even said it – why not encourage his medical descendants to take up this mantle? Arguably, most doctors are...

Former world No. 1 Wozniacki to retire after Australian Open

The Times of India | 2019-12-06

Paris, Dec 6 (AFP) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will retire from tennis after next month's Australian Open. The 29-year-old Dane won her only Grand Slam singles title in Melbourne last year in her third major final. "I've accomplished everything I could...

Roger Federer coin proves too popular for Swiss mint’s webshop

Indian Express | 2019-12-04

A commemorative silver coin depicting tennis champion Roger Federer is proving so popular that it’s crippling the website of Switzerland’s mint. Advertising The coin, with a face value of 20 francs ($20), is the first by the federal mint with a living person on it. Featuring the 38-year-old Swiss...

Gennaro Gattuso replaces Carlo Ancelotti as Napoli head coach

Sky Sports | 2019-12-11

Gennaro Gattuso has replaced Carlo Ancelotti as Napoli head coach, the club has confirmed. Former manager Ancelotti was sacked on Tuesday after...

Fifa to take legal action to force Platini to pay back money

Supersport | 2019-12-11

Fifa is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return two million Swiss francs he received "illegally" during Sepp Blatter's reign","content":"Fifa is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini...

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Spanish king invites Socialist leader to form a government

ABC News | 2019-12-11

Spain’s king has asked caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to try and form a government, even though the Socialist leader appears short of...

UN: Targeted killings continue against Iraq protesters

The Oklahoman | 2019-12-11

BAGHDAD (AP) — Deliberate killings, abduction and arbitrary detention are among abuses that continue against Iraqi anti-government demonstrators by unknown...

Iran says it was targeted by 'very organized and governmental' cyberattack

The Hill | 2019-12-11

Iran announced Wednesday that it had blocked a "very organized and governmental" cyberattack, though it offered no specifics on the incident, The Associated...

FAA let Boeing 737 Max continue to fly even as review found serious crash risk

The Guardian | 2019-12-11

Analysis from US regulators found plane could have averaged a fatal crash about every two to three years without design changes US regulators allowed Boeing’s...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg becomes Time's youngest Person of the Year

Grand Forks Herald | 2019-12-11

At 16, Greta Thunberg has mobilized people around the world with calls to confront climate change and condemnations of leaders' inaction. "How dare...

Afghan bomber hits medical facility near US base, 2 killed

Merced Sun Star | 2019-12-11

A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility Wednesday near Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of Afghanistan's...

3 patients die as lawyers' protest outside Lahore hospital turns violent

Dawn | 2019-12-11

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Wednesday took notice of a violent protest by lawyers at Lahore's Punjab Institute of...

Open Minds Worldwide

Creators Syndicate | 2019-12-11

The Democratic Party: The Party of Toughs

WashingtonWatch out, Mr. President! You are about to be confronted in the next election by...