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Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

Sports
MATCH REPORT Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide Birmingham City were left to rue their missed opportunities as they failed to find a way past a resilient Swansea City side in the ‘Garry Monk Derby’. Despite creating a host of gilt-edged chances in the opening half an hour, the Blues were ultimately frustrated by Graham Potter’s men. Oli McBurnie failed to get into the game for the Swans Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide after great work by Jota. The result moves the Swans up to second in the table, having played a game more than the rest of the sides in the Play-Off places. Despite having 17 attempts on goal, the ho...
More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

Technology
More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect. Mostly Democratic attorneys general from 19 states, plus the District of Columbia, filed an amended complaint Friday asking a judge make it illegal to share plans on creating printable plastic weapons. One Republican — Colorado's attorney general — joined the lawsuit. It comes days after U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik blocked the plans from being released until Aug. 28. He has scheduled an Aug. 21 hearing on the states' request to reverse the U.S. State Department's agreement with Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed. The settlement jeopardizes states' ability to enforce...
Study: Cancer cells weakened when they're more acidic

Study: Cancer cells weakened when they're more acidic

Health
July 31 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that cancer cells are weakened when they become less acidic, which they say shows promise for developing new ways to treat the disease. If the cells' internal pH is lowered, they proliferate less and in a less robust manner, according to researchers at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Barcelona, Spain. Findings from the computational model, which were done in collaboration with the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the University of Maryland, were published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. "Collectively, our findings suggest that cancer cells have superior fitness at an alkaline pHi, and that their reliance on an alkaline intracellular environment confers vulnerabilities that can be exploited for therapeutics," the r...
Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

Apple boosted by selling more expensive iPhones

Business
Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in its most recent quarter but their higher price tag meant the tech giant still beat analyst forecasts.The firm said it sold 41.3 million iPhones in the three months to the end of June, up just 1% from last year. But the average iPhone selling price hit $ 724, well above the expected $ 694.The firm said its $ 999 iPhone X - launched last year - remained its most popular iPhone model in the quarter and had driven the higher sales price.Strong revenue growth of 31% from Apple's services business, which includes the App store, Apple Music and Apple Pay, also boosted its performance.Overall the tech giant's revenue jumped 17% year-on-year to $ 53.3bn (£40.6bn), with every region except Japan reporting double digit...