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November 2, 2017 2:56 PM Namibia's economy to grow faster in 2017 as mining bounces back

WINDHOEK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Namibia’s economy will grow at 1.6 percent this year and by double that in 2018 as the mining sector emerges from years of contraction and the impact of recent severe drought eases, the finance minister said on Thursday. “Growth will be led by recovery in the primary industries, particularly mining and agriculture,” Finance 2053

November 2, 2017 2:15 PM Cosmic rays reveal mysterious void in Egypt's Great Pyramid

High above Egypt and everywhere else, cosmic rays bombard the atmosphere. The rays consist mostly of hydrogen nuclei, but they finish their interstellar journey with a bang, splitting into a shower of smaller elementary particles when they hit the sky. Negatively charged particles called muons wink into existence and out again within millionths of a second 2041

November 2, 2017 12:45 PM This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

Those quick smoke breaks some employees take for a few minutes at a time throughout the day add up, giving them extra time outside of the office than nonsmoking employees. One company in Japan, where smoking is deeply ingrained into culture, decided to do something about it. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting 2015

November 2, 2017 9:59 AM Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

A Japanese company is giving non-smokers one major break to make up for several smaller ones afforded their smoking employees. According to Telegraph.co.uk, the Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday per year after those employees complained they worked more than staff who took frequent 1945

November 2, 2017 9:15 AM Japanese company added six days of vacation as compensation for not smoking

When a non-smoking employee from a Japanese firm called out how cigarettes breaks are causing problems at work, the management decided to use a creative approach to solve it. Instead of giving out penalties for the smokers or implementing a strict rule against it, they opted to compensate its non-smoking employees with an extra six days of vacation every 2179

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM Kani to star alongside Beyonce in 'The Lion King'

LOS ANGELES - Beyonce is to voice Simba's childhood friend turned love interest Nala in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Lion King", the singer and studio announced on Wednesday. The 36-year-old pop megastar confirmed the long-rumoured role in a Facebook post that showed headshots of the voice cast, including veteran South African actor John Kani as Rafiki 1801

November 2, 2017 5:48 AM Razer Phone: An Android smartphone for gamers

It is called the Razer Phone and it has very competitive specs compared to the current series of Android flagship smartphones available in the market. Razer acquired smartphone maker Nextbit earlier this year and Razer Phone looks a lot like the Nextbit Robin cloud phone. The phone run Android 7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It is powered by the Qualcomm 2015

November 2, 2017 1:43 AM Aguero hailed as City legend after record goal number 178

(Reuters) - Sergio Aguero, fresh from becoming the top scorer in the 137-year history of Manchester City, said he would be giving away his historic match shirt as a special memento for his son Benjamin. The popular Argentine was hailed as a “legend” by team mates and former City greats alike after scoring his 178th goal for the club - another crucial 1633

November 1, 2017 11:15 PM Is Heidi Klum’s Thriller homage her best Halloween costume yet?

SHE’S dressed as everything from Jessica Rabbit to a little old lady — but Heidi Klum stepped it up a notch with her 2017 Halloween costume. The German-born model and Project Runway host, 44, has earned her place as one of the best Halloween partygoers in the world, throwing time, energy and no small amount of money into creating more and more lavish 1587

November 1, 2017 9:56 PM Aguero makes history as Man City earn famous European win at Napoli

NAPLES, Italy -- Here are three quick thoughts after Manchester City reached the round of 16 in the Champions League with a 4-2 group-stage win at Napoli on Wednesday. Sergio Aguero became Manchester City's greatest ever goalscorer as Pep Guardiola's side secured a place in the Champions League knockout round with a fantastic win at Serie A leaders Napoli 1485