Breakingviews – SoftBank’s sale of Alibaba could end breaking taboo

Japanese Chief Executive of SoftBank Group Corp Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Masayoshi Son is thinking the unthinkable at SoftBank Group (9984.T). His $63 billion tech and telecom empire will cut …

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South Korea and China clash over US missile shield, complicating conciliation

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea June 13, 2017. Picture taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed over a U.S. missile shield on Thursday, threatening to undermine the new …

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“It shocks the conscience.” Vanessa Bryant’s attorney claims photos of Kobe’s helicopter crash were shared with dozens of LA County employees | CNN

CNN — After the fatal helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others, disturbing footage taken at the scene has been shared among more than two dozen Los Angeles County employees, an official said on Wednesday. attorney for the NBA legend’s wife, Vanessa, in her lawsuit against County over the photos. …

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MLB Field of Dreams game 2022: Four things to know with Cubs, Reds will end up in Iowa

On Thursday, the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will meet in Dyersville, Iowa, for the second annual Major League Baseball Field of Dreams game. The game is a living homage to the iconic 1989 film “Field of Dreams” which starred Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan and the late Ray Liotta which was in …

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Satellite imagery shows Antarctic sea ice is collapsing faster than expected

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctic coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs faster than nature can replenish crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world’s largest ice sheet over the past of the past 25 years, a satellite analysis revealed on Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory …

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Ethereum just had its last test before one of the most important events in crypto

Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, and it gives bitcoin a run for its money. Getty Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, just held a final dress rehearsal ahead of a years-awaited upgrade that has been touted as one of the biggest events in crypto history. . Since its inception nearly …

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Sponge Sneezing

Surprising behavior: sponges “sneeze” to get rid of waste, spitting mucus into the sea

Sponges are among the oldest creatures on Earth and play a vital role in many underwater ecosystems. New research reveals that sponges “sneeze” to clean their water channels. With each sneeze, the sponge releases a type of mucus that is eaten by other animals. The study was conducted by Niklas Kornder from the University of …

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Bitcoin ‘could rally significantly’, analyst says as it climbs alongside Ethereum, Dogecoin on moderating inflation: key levels to watch

Major coins rallied on Wednesday after July consumer price index data indicated slowing inflation. The global cryptocurrency market capitalization increased by 3.9% to $1.1 trillion at press time. Price performance of major coins Piece of money 24 hours 7 days Price Bitcoin BTC/USD 3.9% 4.2% $23,957.31 Ethereum ETH/USD 8.7% 14.3% $1,851.18 Dogecoin DOGE/USD 2.7% 7.7% …

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