Art

How clothes reflect growing Oromo ethnic pride in Ethiopia

How clothes reflect growing Oromo ethnic pride in Ethiopia

Not so long ago, Oromos in Ethiopia, despite making up the country's largest ethnic group, were reluctant to openly express their cultural and ethnic identity. This could go as far as avoiding speaking their language, Afaan Oromo, in public for fear of being criticised for not adhering to a national identity. But an increasing political assertiveness over the last decade has combined with a growing cultural pride among young Oromos that is now ... Full story

Education

Durham University lockdown students run corridor marathon

Durham University lockdown students run corridor marathon

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Economics

Intel agrees to sell its NAND business to SK Hynix for $9 billion – TechCrunch

Intel agrees to sell its NAND business to SK Hynix for $9 billion – TechCrunch

SK Hynix, one of the world’s largest chip makers, announced today it will pay $9 billion for Intel’s flash memory business. Intel said it will use proceeds from the deal to focus on artificial intelligence, 5G and edge computing. “For Intel, this transaction will allow us to to further prioritize our investments in differentiated technology where we can play a bigger role in the success of our customers and deliver attractive returns to our ... Full story

Entertainment

Wild boar family killed by police in Rome children's playground

Wild boar family killed by police in Rome children's playground

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Health

First results of Russian coronavirus vaccine trial to include data from 5,000-10,000 people

First results of Russian coronavirus vaccine trial to include data from 5,000-10,000 people

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Interim results from the late-stage human trial of Russia’s main coronavirus vaccine candidate could include data from 5,000-10,000 participants, Denis Logunov, a director at the Gamaleya Institute that developed the vaccine, said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles with Russia's "Sputnik-V" vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen before inoculation at a clinic in Tver, Russia October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Tatyana ... Full story

Law

Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to keep her Jeffrey Epstein testimony secret

Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to keep her Jeffrey Epstein testimony secret

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday dealt Ghislaine Maxwell a blow by refusing to block the release of a deposition she gave concerning her relationship with the late financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. FILE PHOTO: Ghislaine Maxwell appears via video link during her arraignment hearing where she was denied bail for her role aiding Jeffrey Epstein to recruit and eventually abuse of minor girls, in Manhattan ... Full story

Living

The place in North America with no Covid-19 cases

The place in North America with no Covid-19 cases

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Politics

Foxconn says commitment to Wisconsin has not wavered

Foxconn says commitment to Wisconsin has not wavered

FILE PHOTO: People wear masks to protect themselves from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while listening to the annual general meeting at the lobby of Foxconn's office in Taipei, Taiwan, June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang. TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group said its commitment to Wisconsin has not wavered and it will continue to work with U.S. President Donald Trump and the local government to create new jobs and attract new ... Full story

Sport

'Mocked' Mini Metro turns 40 and finds new fans

'Mocked' Mini Metro turns 40 and finds new fans

image caption The final Rover 100 at the British Motor Museum is adorned with the names of the Rover workforce. There are about 300 cars at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire - but only one is adorned with 1,000 signatures. The significance of that vehicle, tucked away alongside some of the greatest cars ever produced in Britain, is revealed by its number plate. R100 END was the last Metro ever built at the Longbridge factory in ... Full story

Technology

Lockheed picks Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket for experimental NASA mission – TechCrunch

Lockheed picks Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket for experimental NASA mission – TechCrunch

Relativity Space has bagged its first public government contract, and with a major defense contractor at that. The launch startup’s 3D-printed rockets are a great match for a particularly complex mission Lockheed is undertaking for NASA’s Tipping Point program . The mission is a test of a dozen different cryogenic fluid management systems, including liquid hydrogen, which is a very difficult substance to work with indeed. The tests will take ... Full story