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Chicago Bulls to announce the hosting of 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Chicago Bulls to announce the hosting of 2020 NBA All-Star Game

A person familiar with the situation said the All-Star festivities will be held in the Windy City in 2020. The announcement is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday, with Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver both set to take part in the press conference.


Talks to salvage Trans-Pacific Partnership on sidelines of APEC summit cancelled

Talks to salvage Trans-Pacific Partnership on sidelines of APEC summit cancelled

Talks on a joint communique from APEC leaders have been held up by wrangling over USA demands for changes to the language used concerning issues such as free trade and protectionism, officials at the talks said. There are other parts of the original TPP where Canada would like to see modifications. One official involved in the talks said the Vietnamese negotiators had walked out of the meeting late Thursday evening after disagreement flared with another delegation.



Women stage pestle demo against Tipu Jayanti

The Congress government in Karnataka would celebrate the birth anniversary of 18th-century ruler Tipu Sultan on Friday. Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the state to avoid any untoward incident. Police presence has also been increased in the city of Kalaburagi. Union Minister of State for Skill Development, Anantkumar Hegde has earlier opened about his displeasure towards the celebration by writing a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister's Secretariat and Uttara Kannada DC.


SC to hear today plea on 'bribes' being taken in judges' name

SC to hear today plea on 'bribes' being taken in judges' name

The order passed on Wednesday is contrary to one passed on October 27 by a two-judge bench which said "the issue can not linger on for an indefinite period". On coming to know that the matter was to be heard by Justice Chelamesar, the CJI who was in the midst of hearing of the Delhi government case, retired to the Chamber around 12 noon and proceedings could not continue till 1 pm.


International James Dyson Award goes to cheap melanoma detector

International James Dyson Award goes to cheap melanoma detector

Designed by a team from McMaster University in Canada, the sKan can make more accurate diagnoses quickly and reasonably cheaply. A low-priced hand-held device could potentially save millions of lives across the world by diagnosing melanoma without the need for a biopsy.


OJ Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel after alleged drunken bout

OJ Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel after alleged drunken bout

The news outlet says Simpson was "disruptive" and that glasses were broken at the bar. Details on what, exactly, occurred at the hotel while Simpson was present were scarce, but the Cosmopolitan's attorney issued a statement confirming that the former athlete was banned.