AFR Most Innovative Companies: GroundProbe tops the list
by Amantha Imber The creators of software that can recognise the make and model of any car from a single photo, technology that uses blockchain and sensors to identify where your tuna has been sourced from, and the world's most accurate mine monitoring system are among those named as Australia and New Zealand's most innovative…
Polar bear shot dead in Arctic after injuring cruise ship worker, sparking criticism
A dead polar bear lays at the beach at Sjuøyane north of Spitzbergen, Norway, on July 28, 2018. Norwegian authorities said the polar bear attacked and injured a crew member of the "MS Bremen" cruise ship who was leading tourists off the vessel on an Arctic archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. (Photo:…
Australian shares fall as miners tumble
Australian shares dropped on Monday under the weight of selling in mid-cap mining stocks following a weak set of numbers from short-seller target and graphite producer Syrah Resources. The S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 21 points or 0.35 per cent, to 6278.4, after closing at a 10-year high on Friday. In New Zealand, the NZX 50 fell 0.8…
MLB Trade Rumors: Adam Jones Decides to Stay with Orioles Amid Phillies Buzz
Gail Burton/Associated Press Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is reportedly staying put despite interest from the Philadelphia Phillies. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported the news Sunday, noting "there was a chance" Jones would go to the Phillies but elected to stay in Baltimore because of family, friends, his charity and the fans. Heyman…
Zimbabwe elections: What you should know
Harare, Zimbabwe - Millions of Zimbabweans will head to the polls on Monday in the first election since 1980 without former president Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Polls are set to open at 7am (05:00 GMT) and close at 7pm (17:00 GMT).  There are 23 candidates vying for the presidency, while 55 parties are running…