Revealed: 5G rollout is being stalled by rows over lampposts

The Observer | 2019-05-19

The rollout of 5G telecommunications networks is being stalled by at least two years over legal wrangling about the control of millions of lampposts, the Guardian can reveal. Lampposts have suddenly become hot property because 5G requires the installation of transmitters on a dense network of masts...

New laws of robotics needed to tackle AI: expert

The Jakarta Post | 2019-05-18

Decades after Isaac Asimov first wrote his laws for robots, their ever-expanding role in our lives requires a radical new...

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Saudi Arabia deposits $250m in Sudan central bank as transition talks resume

The National | 2019-05-19

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had deposited $250 million in Sudan's central bank as part of a support package for the country following the overthrow of longtime leader Omar Al Bashir. "The ministry of finance has deposited 937.5 million Saudi riyals into the central bank of Sudan," it...

Facebook breakup could boost China rivals: Sandberg

Journal Online | 2019-05-18

NEW YORK (AFP) - Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said Friday a breakup of big US technology would not address "underlying issues" facing the sector and suggested that such a move could help rivals in China. Sandberg, interviewed on CNBC television, was asked about the latest calls...

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Child In New Hampshire Diagnosed With Measles

CBS Sports | 2019-05-19

BOSTON (CBS) — A child in New Hampshire has been diagnosed with measles, the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services announced Sunday. While the disease was infectious, the child visited multiple public places. According to the DHHS, anyone who...

Salvini seeks European nationalist unity at Milan rally

France24 | 2019-05-18

Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini gathers Europe’s disparate nationalists for a rally in Milan on Saturday, seeking to forge a united front ahead of European elections. ......

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Facebook building its cryptocurrency in Switzerland: Report

The Siasat Daily | 2019-05-19

San Francisco: Giving its cryptocurrency dream a firm beginning, Facebook has reportedly set up a company called Libra Networks in Switzerland that is developing payments and Blockchain systems for the social networking giant. According to a report in CNET quoting Swiss publication Handelszeitung,...

Coinbase Earn Now Available to the Public in Over 100 Countries

The Coin Telegraph | 2019-05-18

Coinbase Earn, a platform for earning crypto while learning about crypto, has opened up to the public in over 100 countries ......

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Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win

RTE | 2019-05-19

Honda's world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings. The 26-year-old, who started in pole position, cruised to victory in...

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

NEW DEHLI – Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from the socially conservative country to do so, and adding she feared being ostracised by her family after the admission. Chand, who was at the centre of a lengthy international gender row,...

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EU elections: Weber, in Bulgaria, vows tough migration laws

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-05-19

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A leading conservative candidate in next week's European Parliament elections has promised Bulgarians tight measures against illegal...

Dalai Lama says China leader wanted to meet him in 2014: report

The Telegraph India | 2019-05-19

The Chinese president had agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, The Observer has reported. It added that the plan was quashed by...

Modi thanks EC for shrine visit, Rahul terms it 'drama in Kedarnath'

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-05-19

Kedarnath/New Delhi: Amidst a controversy over his visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines during 'silent period' for the last leg of polling, Prime Minister...

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical

This is Money | 2019-05-19

By Paul Sandle and James Davey LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an...

Iraqi Oil Minister: Exxon Mobil’s Evacuation of Foreign Staff ‘Unacceptable’

Hamodia | 2019-05-19

Exxon Mobil’s decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was “unacceptable and unjustified,...

Israel minister not happy with Palestinian flags at Eurovision

This is Money | 2019-05-19

Two of Madonna's dancers are seen side-by-side with Israeli and Palestinian flags on their backs during her performance at Eurovision Israeli Culture Minister...

Elizabeth Warren has a plan for everything. But running for president wasn't always on the ...

The Independent | 2019-05-19

Elizabeth Warren seems to have a plan for everything, and she wants everyone to know it. Speaking to a crowd of teachers and students at a recent campaign...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-19

Local bank president: I was wrong about opioid addiction | Commentary

I thought they were physically and emotionally weak. I thought they were undisciplined. I thought...

The Boston Globe | 2019-05-19

Tom Brady holds these 54 NFL records

He's the only player in NFL history to win four Super Bowl MVP awards and owns an arsenal of other...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-18


Sales-tax plan I was disappointed to see that Mayor Jerry Demings is proposing an increase in the...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-18

Ask Orlando: How did the city avoid civil rights violence?

Nelson Pinder flew into Orlando in 1959, got off the plane and went to buy a cup of coffee. He was...

Al Jazeera | 2019-05-18

How the UN failed Tamil civilians in 2009

And how the legacy of this failure is still endangering lives in Sri Lanka and beyond. ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-17

Living with myositis, a mystery to many | Commentary

In 1995, I was playing basketball in the driveway with my then 9-year old son when I fell. I did not...