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UK police recover 400 items in Novichok murder probe

“LONDON (Reuters) – British counter-terrorism police said on Saturday they had recovered more than 400 items as part of their investigation into the murder of a woman in southwest England who was poisoned by the Novichok nerve agent” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Britain has invited independent technical experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog to travel to the UK early next week to independently confirm the identity of the nerve agent, the British Foreign Office said on Friday.They said on Saturday “a significant number (of the 400-odd items…

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Global Stocks Recover, Dollar Extends Gains in Cautious Trading Flows

“Brent crude contracts for September delivery, the global benchmark, were seen $1.04 higher from Wednesday’s New York close and changing hands at $74.44 in early European trading” writes Martin Baccardax for thestreet.com. The weaker yuan ignited a bounceback in China stocks, too, with the bluechip CSI300 leaping 2.45% while the Shanghai Composite rose 2.35%.The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six global currencies, gained 0.6% in overnight trading to change hands at 94.71, a ten-day high, as investors retreated from a softer euro and a weaker…

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South Carolina congressional candidate expected to recover after crash

“(Reuters) – South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington was expected to recover fully from a weekend car crash, her campaign said on Sunday, adding that she had no lasting neurological injuries and should walk again soon” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary earlier this month, was badly injured in the crash on Friday night that killed the driver of another vehicle.”Katie will remain in the hospital for the next two weeks and will make a full recovery,” Mule…

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DS Smith profit rises as paper prices recover

“DS Smith PLC (SMDS.LN) said Monday that pretax profit rose 11% in fiscal 2018 on revenue that was buoyed by recovering paper prices as well as acquisitions” writes Carlo Martuscelli for marketwatch.com. The company said it revenue growth was driven by recovering paper prices as well as growth from acquisitions, which more than offset input-cost headwinds.The packaging company said profit before tax for the year ended April 30 was 292 million pounds ($387.7 million), up from GBP265 million the previous year. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Soccer: Egypt’s Salah out for up to four weeks says Liverpool physio

“(Reuters) – Egypt’s Mohamed Salah’s shoulder injury will keep him out of action for three to four weeks, Liverpool’s club physio said, as the forward tries to recover in time for the World Cup” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “He is sad about what happened but is totally focused on recovery, seeing when he can be ready,” physio Ruben Pons told Spanish sports newspaper Marca of the injury to Salah during Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Using machine learning to recover lost detail from upscaled photos

“Despite the breakthroughs in accuracy and speed of single image super-resolution using faster and deeper convolutional neural networks, one central problem remains largely unsolved: how do we recover the finer texture details when we super-resolve at large upscaling factors?” reports boingboing.net. Our deep residual network is able to recover photo-realistic textures from heavily downsampled images on public benchmarks. Source: boingboing.net Share This:

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