This Day in History | 2000 – Britain pioneers HIV vaccine

The World Aids Conference in South Africa has announced trials for a new HIV vaccine will begin in Britain. Liberal Democrat MP Evan Harris will be one of 18

Life & Style | Man sentenced for stealing Marilyn Monroe statue in LA

Prosecutors say a man who stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe from atop a Hollywood public art installation has been sentenced to a year in jail

Tennis | Djokovic’s 10-game run tops Goffin in Wimbledon quarterfinal

Novak Djokovic took what was shaping up as an entertaining, well-played matchup in the Wimbledon quarterfinals and quickly turned it into a lopsided romp with a 10-game

Briefs | Motorsport: New 5-year deal for British Grand Prix at Silverstone agreed

Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix until at least 2024 following the announcement of a new five-year deal yesterday. Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey says:

World briefs

The Buzz | Bitcoin is approaching its highest price of 2019

The Bitcoin bulls are back in control, with the largest cryptocurrency approaching its highest price of the year after breaching USD13,000 for the first time in two weeks.

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

The Beetle is dead. Long live the Beetle. The modern edition of the iconic Volkswagen model is set to cease production yesterday, but people in Cuautepec on the

World Views | Amazon’s Alexa wants to hear about your migraine

The idea of turning to Inc.’s gaffe-prone Alexa in a medical emergency has always seemed to be a bit of a sick joke. YouTube is

Thursday, July 11, 2019 – edition no. 3330

* TrailHiker celebrates 10 years running this November * Singapore is touted as Macau’s next engine of visitor growth, even amid concerns of over-tourism * Real estate agency calls on next gov’t

Hong Kong broadcaster accused of pro-Beijing protests coverage

Television Broadcasts Ltd., Hong Kong’s dominant broadcaster, has come under attack on social media for its alleged pro-Beijing bias in the coverage of recent political protests

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