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Hong Kong protesters gear up at 'National Calamity Hardware Store'

Asia Pacific Oct 11, 2019

Hong Kong protesters gear up at 'National Calamity Hardware Store'

While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee's pop-up stall is thriving. Since demonstrations escalated in mid-June, Lee, 33, has been running what he has dubbed the National Calamity Hardware Store, ...

Four-legged lunar rover unveiled in London

World / Science & Health Oct 11, 2019

Four-legged lunar rover unveiled in London

A lunar rover that will explore the moon on foot in 2021 was unveiled in London on Thursday. The new concept, with four legs rather than wheels, will send data back to a larger mother ship, which will transmit it back to Earth. U.K. startup Spacebit ...

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing app

Business / Tech Oct 11, 2019

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing app

Alphabet Inc.'s Google has suspended a role-playing app associated with the Hong Kong protests due to a policy that prohibits developers from capitalizing on ongoing conflicts, the company said on Thursday. A Google spokesman said that The Revolution Of Our Times app, which lets users ...

Washburn leads Yokohama to win over Akita

Basketball / B. League Oct 11, 2019

Washburn leads Yokohama to win over Akita

by Ed Odeven

The Yokohama B-Corsairs earned their first victory of the 2019-20 B. League season on Friday night, outplaying the visiting Akita Northern Happinets en route to a 75-60 decision. Big man Jason Washburn paced Yokohama (1-2) with 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Frontcourt mate ...

Patriots pound Giants, improve to 6-0

More Sports / Football Oct 11, 2019

Patriots pound Giants, improve to 6-0

Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yards list as the New England Patriots pulled away for a 35-14 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night. The reigning Super Bowl ...