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Last updated: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:06:04 PM

YouTube ad boycott may cost Google $750 mn
New York, March 28 (IANS) The boycott of video-hosting platform YouTube by advertisers could cost its parent company Google $750 million in revenue, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:06:04 PM

Facebook launches Town Hall tool to find nearby lawmakers
New York, March 28 (IANS) Facebook has launched a new tool that would make it easier for users to find and "follow" their elected representatives. The tool lists the officials based on users' location and provide a fast access to them.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:22:07 AM

New technique could lead to earlier diagnosis of liver cancer
New York, March 28 (IANS) Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way to determine, by sequencing DNA of liver cells, whether those cells have been exposed to a potent carcinogen, thereby paving the way for earlier diagnosis of the deadly disease.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:22:05 AM

Trump to sign climate-change order
Washington, March 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at unravelling climate-change policies of his predecessor Barack Obama, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:14:03 AM

New blood test identifies TB infections within hours
Washington, March 28 (IANS) US researchers said they have successfully developed a blood test that can rapidly diagnose and quantitate the severity of active tuberculosis (TB) cases, an important advance against the major global health threat, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:24:03 AM

Trump's SC pick may fall short of confirmation votes
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Judge Neil Gorsuch, US President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for his Senate confirmation next week, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:00:04 AM

Trump administration wants first $1bn for border wall
Washington, March 28 (IANS) President Donald Trump's administration wants the first $1 billion of border wall funding to cover 62 miles, including replacing some existing fencing along the US' southern border with Mexico, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:50:03 AM

N.Korea conducts another missile engine test: US
Washington, March 28 (IANS) North Korea has conducted another ballistic missile engine test, US defence officials told CNN.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:34:03 AM

'Fearless Girl' statue to remain on Wall Street
New York, March 28 (IANS) The statue of the "Fearless Girl" that defies the fearsome Wall Street bull will remain in place for another year, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:16:04 AM

Kate Hudson kisses new beau for 10 minutes in public
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson confirmed her romance with guitarist Danny Fujikawa after they were spotted kissing each other here.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:00:04 AM

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