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Real Madrid join race to sign Gremio midfielder Arthur
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS) Spanish football giants Real Madrid have joined the race to sign Gremio midfielder Arthur.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:14:04 PM

Facebook admits it can make people feel worse
San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse -- while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 12:30:10 PM

Olympic gold medallist Weverton joins Palmeiras
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dec 16 (IANS) Olympic gold medal-winning goalkeeper Weverton has joined nine-time Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras, the club has announced.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 12:30:09 PM

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with Special Counsel
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's private lawyers are slated to meet Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is currently probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, next week, the media reported.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 12:30:07 PM

Microsoft files patent for foldable dual-screen notebook
San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Microsoft has filed a patent for a foldable dual-screen notebook which is quite like the companys "Courier" concept -- a booklet PC which was first reported in 2008 and then cancelled in 2010.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:56:05 AM

Affleck continuing treatment for alcohol addiction
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck is continuing to receive treatment for his alcohol addiction.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:54:04 AM

'Passive scrolling on Facebook can make you feel worse'
San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Facebook has said that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse -- while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:32:04 AM

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major driver of technology jobs, the media reported.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:04:05 AM

Japan calls for text-based negotiations on Security Council reform
United Nations, Dec 16 (IANS) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has called to urgently revitalise the long-stalled Security Council reform process by adopting a text on which to base the negotiations during the current General Assembly session.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:54:04 AM

Trump's judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) One of US President Donald Trump's judicial nominee struggled to answer basic legal questions posed to him at a hearing by a Republican senator, including his lack of experience on trial work and the amount of depositions he had worked on.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:46:05 AM

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