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Under US sanctions, Iranians fight high food prices

US-Chinese rivalry is forcing Gulf Arab states to make impossible choices, UAE’s Anwar Gargash told World Policy Conference ABU DHABI: Economic and strategic competition between the United States and China is putting enormous pressure on the Gulf Arab states, a senior UAE official told delegates on the second day of …

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Virginia company connected cell phones directly to satellites

Enlarge / Lynk’s “Shannon” satellite was launched into space in June on SpaceX’s Transporter-2 flight. EspaceX A space start-up claims to have successfully demonstrated its ability to use ordinary unmodified mobile phones to connect to satellite internet services. Virginia-based company Lynk sent its “Shannon” satellite into orbit three months ago …

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How Olympic skater Alexis Sablone spends her Sundays

Alexis Sablone doesn’t really have a weekend. “It’s never like, ‘Oh, I have to go back to work tomorrow,'” she said. This is because, despite being an architect by training, she earns most of her money as a professional skateboarder. Ms Sablone gained notoriety after appearing in an influential skateboarding …

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