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Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

The president participated in the somber, annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery. Army Green Beret Captain Andrew W. Byers lived in the Colorado Springs, Colo., area near Fort Carson, where he was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group.


Egyptian mummies reveal their genetic secrets

Egyptian mummies reveal their genetic secrets

The mummies tested did not share strong genetic links to Africa often found in modern Egyptians. "Are modern Egyptians direct descendants of ancient Egyptians?" As the genetic material comes from just one site in Middle Egypt, the researchers said the study may not be representative for all of ancient Egyptians.


Concerns growing at F1 Mercedes after slump at Monaco GP

Concerns growing at F1 Mercedes after slump at Monaco GP

Lewis Hamilton believes he can not afford another poor weekend if he wants to stop championship leader Sebastian Vettel from winning the title. Reports say the strategy was planned by Ferrari to get their leading driver into the lead but the team denied that was the case.



Grassi Investment Management Holds Stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS)

Walt Disney now has $171.45 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.06% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $108.41. About 2,293 shares traded. Madison Inv Incorporated reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Morgan Stanley holds 0.01% or 1.07M shares in its portfolio. Lombard Odier Transatlantic Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 71.4% in the third quarter.


Uber fires autonomous vehicle researcher involved in lawsuit

Uber fires autonomous vehicle researcher involved in lawsuit

It is Waymo that is suing Uber for the alleged theft of trade secrets by Levandowski. Uber has fired a star engineer who is at the center of the company's self-driving fight with rival Waymo. Despite the recent provocation from Uber's attorneys, the Times reports Levandowski has still refused to cooperate. Uber fired executive Anthony Levandowski on Tuesday.