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Ashes: Joe Root refuses to write off England’s hopes despite Australia taking 2-0 series lead in Adelaide

Ashes: Joe Root refuses to write off England’s hopes despite Australia taking 2-0 series lead in Adelaide

Sports
Joe Root insists England are still "massively" in the Ashes series despite falling 2-0 behind with a 120-run defeat in the second Test.England arrived on the final day at the Adelaide Oval with an outside chance of sustaining their revival in the inaugural pink-ball Ashes encounter.But after conceding a 215-run first-innings deficit, even James Anderson's maiden five-wicket haul in Australia and then a battling half-century from the England captain himself could not truly turn back the tide.DAY FIVE REPORT: England hope quickly extinguished as Australia storm into 2-0 series leadRoot was unbeaten at stumps on the penultimate night, with 178 still needed and six wickets intact to pull off a national-record run chase of 354 to level the series.Instead, he followed nightwatchman Chris Wo...
Despite deforestation, Mozambique reserve can support thousands of elephants and lions

Despite deforestation, Mozambique reserve can support thousands of elephants and lions

Science
Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Niassa National Reserve, Mozambique's largest protected area, has proved resilient to forest losses. The reserve is big and healthy enough to support tens of thousands of elephants and 1,000 lions, according to a new study published this week in the journal Parks.The preserve hosts tremendous biodiversity, but is one of the least studied regions of wilderness in Africa. In addition to wildlife, the 41 square miles are also home about 40,000 humans. The local population put pressure on natural resources in the preserve.As part of the new study, scientists used high-resolution satellite images to measure change sin land-use and tree cover in the preserve.Between 2001 and 20014, scientists measured deforestation accounting for just 1 percent of all forest. Though substantial,...
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Antonio Conte ‘pleased despite the draw’

Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Antonio Conte ‘pleased despite the draw’

Sports
Antonio Conte did not feel too aggrieved after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with LiverpoolSaturday, November 25, 2017Antonio Conte was pleased with Chelsea's efforts against Liverpool, especially as his side played a Champions League match in Azerbaijan just days ago.The Blues fought back from one-goal down to secure a draw against Jurgen Klopp’s side, and did not appear to be tiring despite their midweek endeavours.Conte and his players were forced on a 5,000 mile round trip to play Qarabag on Wednesday, before heading up to Anfield for today’s clash, but the intensity from Chelsea was the same as they showed last season – when they had no European football to contend with.And the Italian admitted he was pleased with the showing, even if the match did end with the spoils being shared between the Lo
Inflation steady at 3% despite food cost rise

Inflation steady at 3% despite food cost rise

Business
The rate of inflation remained static at 3% in October - defying expectations of a rise among economists and policymakers at the Bank of England.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said rising food prices were largely offset by falling fuel costs last month.Forecasters had predicted an increase to at least 3.1% - a scenario that would have forced the Bank's governor to write to the Chancellor to explain why the Consumer Prices Index measure had exceeded 3%.Its inflation target is 2%. The Bank raised interest rates earlier this month to help tackle inflation in its belief the figure was to hit 3.2% in October.The ONS figures are likely to reinforce doubts among some economists on the wisdom of that rate hike, which has forced up many families' borrowing costs at a time when their spen...
Chobani grows in 'Silicon Valley of food' despite turmoil

Chobani grows in 'Silicon Valley of food' despite turmoil

Technology
The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to company boycotts by far-right bloggers and conspiracy theorists. "I hear the conversations here and there, but it's a peaceful community that we all love," said Hamdi Ulukaya, a Turkish immigrant. "It's the home of Chobani." Ulukaya spoke to The Associated Press before a Thursday announcement of a $ 20 million expansion of the company's facility in the city of Twin Falls — the world's largest yogurt plant — to serve as its global research and development center tackling how yogurt is made and consumed. It's a project Ulukaya says he's been planning for several years. As to what innovations the company