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  • Barras to play Scotland in lead-up to fixtures

    October 31, 2017 2:19 AM 180

    This will be a lead-up to the round seven ICC Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket World Cricket League Championship fixtures. The Barras will take on the Scots on November 24 and 25 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Following this, the Barras play Hong Kong at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates, in the four-day ICUP match

  • Amazon debuts Alexa Routines for customizable and scheduled tasks

    October 31, 2017 2:15 AM 236

    Amazon’s Alexa is getting the ability to respond to custom phrases, schedule actions by smart home appliances, and give you a rundown of the weather, traffic, or news. Routines first began to roll out to Echo device users a few days ago, an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat. Customizable voice commands and routines can be made with the new Routines

  • MDC-T plunged into chaos

    October 31, 2017 12:13 AM 247

    Mr Tsvangirai, who is battling cancer of the colon, returned home from South Africa on October 13 after spending almost a month receiving treatment in the neighbouring country. After his return, Mr Tsvangirai cancelled a meeting of the party’s national standing committee that he was scheduled to chair in Harare on October 16 with insiders raising fears

  • Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns

    October 30, 2017 11:47 PM 174

    Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming

  • From heat stress to malnutrition, climate change is already making us sick

    October 30, 2017 11:30 PM 184

    ‘When a doctor tells us we need to take better care of our health we pay attention, and it's important that governments do the same.’ Climate change is already having an impact on our health, by exposing people to dangerous heat waves and more extreme weather, according to a new study. And if countries and cities worldwide don’t address global warming

  • Why Apple Made a Bad Bet on Face ID

    October 30, 2017 9:22 PM 282

    Steve Jobs was partly correct when he said, “A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” By the time Ford F sold its first car in 1903, there were no paved roads or gas stations, so consumers wanted faster horses, not cars. Until Starbucks SBUX showed there was such a thing as premium coffee, all deli store coffee were considered

  • Tsvangirai can adopt this succession model

    October 30, 2017 8:52 PM 192

    Tsvangirai is not a brand that can easily erode in the modern political world. It is a brand to reckon. What his supporters and those aspiring candidates need to understand is that so far no one can easily match with his brand and his name is very critical in the succession matrix in the future plans of this opposition. Tsvangirai’s name has managed

  • Cheers to that! Beaming Bella Hadid has the time of her life as she downs red wine in Italy after ex The Weeknd splits from Selena Gomez

    October 30, 2017 8:49 PM 161

    Her ex boyfriend The Weeknd just split with his girlfriend of 10 months, Selena Gomez. And Bella Hadid looked as though she couldn't have been happier as she had the time of her life with a female friend in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. The supermodel, 21, appeared to be having a blast as she and her gal pal downed red wine amid reports just hours later that her former

  • ‘House of Cards’ canceled as fallout continues for Spacey

    October 30, 2017 8:35 PM 180

    NEW YORK — The fallout facing Kevin Spacey widened Monday following an accusation that he allegedly made sexual advances on a teen boy, with Netflix pulling the plug on his hit show “House of Cards” and “deeply troubled” producers of the political thriller arriving on set to comfort cast mates. Executives from Netflix and the show’s producer, Media Rights

  • Kevin Spacey Criticized for Using Coming Out as 'Deflection' in Apology to Anthony Rapp

    October 30, 2017 8:29 PM 153

    "Coming out stories should not be used to deflect from allegations of sexual assault," GLAAD says in statement Kevin Spacey's apology to Rent actor Anthony Rapp for unwanted sexual advances more than 30 years ago has inspired plenty of backlash from the Hollywood community and beyond. Critics of the actor take issue with Spacey's decision to use his apology