Vladimir Putin says Russia not yet planning to withdraw from Syria

June 7, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin (AP Photo) Top News By: Reuters | Moscow | Published: June 7, 2018 11:53:57 pm Russian President Vladimir Putin (AP Photo) Top News New Zealand beat India 2-1: Match highlightsAfghanistan vs Bangladesh 3rd T20: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 1 runPranab Mukherjee at RSS event LIVE Updates: Intolerance will lead to dilution of our national identity, says ex-President President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia was not…

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IOA forms panel to pick gymnastics team for Asian Games

June 7, 2018

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra and General Secretary Rajeev Mehta. (Source: PTI) Related News By: PTI | Published: June 7, 2018 11:52:05 pm Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra and General Secretary Rajeev Mehta. (Source: PTI) Related News Asian Games 2018: Long jump prodigy Sreeshankar Murali on tough road to recoveryLeander Paes returns, Yuki Bhambri exempted for Asian Games 2018Asian Games 2018: India football team may go…

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Holy Polar 'Pods, Batman! Tetrapods In The Strangest Places

June 7, 2018

An artist’s reconstruction of the 360 million-year-old Late Devonian world in which the first known polar tetrapods lived. Tutusius, right, eyes potential prey while Umzantsia, left, dives deeper into the brackish estuary the animals called home. All animals and plants shown have been found as fossils at the same South African site. (Credit: Maggie Newman) Hey, tetrapod! Yeah, I’m talking to you. There’s a big update to the story of…

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LinkedIn Rolls Out ‘Your Commute’ For Job Seekers

June 7, 2018

By PYMNTS Moving into location-based services, LinkedIn is rolling out a function that allows job seekers to scope out the commute time to potential employers. The feature, which is dubbed “Your Commute,” could help them decide if they want to work for a particular company, TechCrunch reported. “When members save their location preferences in Career Interests, we’re able to provide more relevant job recommendations that fit exactly what they’re looking…

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Curiosity Rover Finds Organics Hidden In Mars' Mudstones And Methane In Its Atmosphere

June 7, 2018

A selfie of the Curiosity Rover taken on Vera Rubin Ridge. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) In a much-hyped press conference held on Thursday, NASA announced its Curiosity rover had uncovered new evidence of methane — a potential sign of life — as well as signs of organic compounds buried in ancient mudstone. The space agency did not say it had found evidence of alien life. However, these new results are still tantalizing….

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How Ocean’s 8 Balanced Its Cultural Significance With The Franchise's Tone

June 7, 2018

5 minutes ago In the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and #MeToo movement, special attention is being paid to the way the entertainment world functions. The calls for proper diversity and onscreen representation has been at the forefront, with positive steps being made forward with blockbusters like Black Panther. Gary Ross’ Oceans 8 has also been associated with this change, as it features a diverse cast of women as the…

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Asian Banks Want Regulators To Allow More FinTech Solutions

June 7, 2018

By PYMNTS As financial institutions grapple with compliance costs, a finance industry organization in Asia wants regulators to allow new technologies that could help them fight money laundering. For example, the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) would like to see more use of know your client (KYC) checks to help reduce costs, Reuters reported. “FinTech solutions – facial recognition, for example – hold out great hope for…

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Top Gun 2 Looks To Be Bringing Back ‘Danger Zone,’ And Kenny Loggins Already Has A Plan

June 7, 2018

60 seconds ago After more than 30 years since its release, fans of the 1986 movie Top Gun are still feeling the need for speed. Thankfully, those needs will soon be met, as the long-discussed sequel is now finally filming and will land in theaters next summer. And because Top Gun wouldn’t be Top Gun without its legendary soundtrack, Top Gun: Maverick will have a lot to live up to…

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Reese Witherspoon Confirms Legally Blonde 3 While Proving She Can Still Rock The Bikini

June 7, 2018

6 minutes ago Amidst a slew of other revivals, remakes, reboots and sequels, we learned the other day that MGM was looking to bring back Elle Woods for a third installment in the franchise. Reese Witherspoon was reportedly in talks, and she confirmed the gig this morning in a very Elle Woods way, by squeezing into the teeny-tiny, itty-bitty hot pink bikini she wore during the original movie back in…

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Famous social media missteps

12:28 PM ET Former Philadelphia 76ers president and general manager Bryan Colangelo, who resigned Thursday, is far from the first person to find himself in hot water on social media. Many others have blazed this unfortunate trail before him. We look back at some posts that proved costly in the sports world, concentrating on those that had actual consequences that went beyond mere embarrassment. NBAMark Cuban is no stranger to…

June 7, 2018
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