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You look familiar: humans recognise 5,000 faces, study says

8 days ago
PARIS:  From family and friends to strangers on the subway and public figures on 24-hour news cycles, humans recognise an astonishing 5,000 faces, scientists said Wednesday in the first study of its kind. Through most of history humans…

P&G says Canada denies tariff exemptions, many products hit

3 months, 5 days ago
CHICAGO: Many Procter & Gamble Co (PnG) products sold in Canada - from Febreze candles to Gillette shaving foam - will be affected by retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-made goods after Canadian authorities rejected a request for exemptions, a…

Samsung Electronics profit growth slows on smartphone weakness

3 months, 12 days ago
SEOUL: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated on Friday earnings grew at the slowest pace in more than a year in the second quarter, as analysts said weak smartphone sales likely offset record high chip earnings.…

Apple faces possible ban on some US iPhone imports

4 months, 2 days ago
The staff of the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday recommended that a trade judge find that Apple Inc infringed at least one of Qualcomm Inc’s patents, a move that could lead to blocking the import of some iPhones. The San…

US warns Americans of terrorism threat at World Cup in Russia

4 months, 2 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. State Department warned Americans on Friday that terrorists may target World Cup venues in Russia, which is hosting the month-long soccer tournament, but it did not point to any specific threat. “Large-scale…

Hawaii faces new threat of fumes from volcano’s lava

4 months, 28 days ago
PAHOA, Hawaii: Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea’s volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities said. Civil defense notices…

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

5 months, 20 days ago
Bill Cosby, used to the high life as one of America’s biggest stars, will likely see his entourage of aides replaced by an inmate paid pennies to help the legally blind comedian navigate life behind bars after he is sentenced for sexual…

Toronto van attack suspect faces murder charges in court

5 months, 24 days ago
TORONTO: The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto made his first court appearance on Tuesday, where details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.…