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3 more Legionnaires' cases - one fatal - reported in outbreak linked to Disneyland

3 more Legionnaires' cases - one fatal - reported in outbreak linked to Disneyland Orange County Health Care Agency spokeswoman Jessica Good said that 11 of the 15 people infected visited popular tourist attraction. The Los Angeles Times reports that two patients have died, but neither of these visited Disneyland . Thirteen out of the 15 patients were hospitalized and two, who had additional health issues, died. Disneyland was informed of the Anaheim cases on October 27 and... [Full Article...]

Argentine navy loses contact with submarine, but deny it is lost

Argentine navy loses contact with submarine, but deny it is lost The TR-1700 class diesel electric submarine had been returning from a routine mission to Ushuaia near the southernmost tip of South America, to its base at Mar del Plata, around 400 kilometers (240 miles) south of Buenos Aires. It's a diesel-electric powered submarine. The submarine was made in Germany in 1985 and arrived in Argentina a year later. Speaking of a "communication failure", the n... [Full Article...]

An aircraft and a helicopter have crashed mid-air near London

An aircraft and a helicopter have crashed mid-air near London Fire and ambulance services rushed to the scene at 12:06 p.m. GMT (7:06 a.m. EST) near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. At least seven fire appliances and seven fire officers were deployed as part of the efforts. "There have been a number of casualties at the scene, but at this stage this is all we are able to confirm". Road closed and very slow traffic due to incident involving an aircraft on A4... [Full Article...]

Navy admits its aircraft drew lewd images in sky

Navy admits its aircraft drew lewd images in sky According to The Spokesman-Review, residents of Okanogan, Washington, began reporting a skydrawing of male genitalia over the town, Thursday. Naval Air Station Whidbey Island officials released a statement to KREM-TV confirming a Navy aircraft was to blame for the drawing. [Full Article...]

Is North Korea's missile-test halt a signal to Washington?

Is North Korea's missile-test halt a signal to Washington? Trump has called on the region to take a united stance against the threat posed by isolated North Korea, which has sparked global alarm with its nuclear and missile tests in recent months. "We've already made clear that we would never take even one step back from a road to beefing up national nuclear power unless the USA hostile policy against us comes to an end", it added. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises after Turkey pulls out of Norway drill over incident

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologises after Turkey pulls out of Norway drill over incident Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the country's troops have left ongoing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation war games ahead of schedule, after his name appeared in an " enemy chart ". "The incidents were the result of an individual's actions and do not reflect the views of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". But Mr Bakke-Jensen said the Norwegian involved was an external... [Full Article...]

Iraq officials say last IS-held town liberated

Iraq officials say last IS-held town liberated After the liberation of the strategic city of al-Qaim and a series of victories in smaller villages along the Euphrates, the Iraqi army has announced the initiation of an operation to liberate the small town of Rawa. IS has steadily been losing ground across the border in Syria as well where its so-called "caliphate" has basically crumbled with the loss of the city of Raqqa, the former Islamic Sta... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders agreed 'good progress' made in Brexit talks: Britain's May

European Union leaders agreed 'good progress' made in Brexit talks: Britain's May On Friday May said the talks, which had been deadlocked for some time over the size of the bill, the question of European Union citizens' rights and what was to be done about Ireland, had shown "good progress". Critics, including well over a dozen Tory MPs and an influential parliamentary committee, say the idea could make Brexit talks more hard by reducing flexibility when the issues go down to t... [Full Article...]

Thomas Chandy resigns following land encroachment allegations

Thomas Chandy resigns following land encroachment allegations CPI (M) mouthpiece "Deshabhimani", in its editorial on Friday, slammed the CPI - the second largest constituent of the ruling LDF coalition - over the latter's ministers boycotting Wednesday's cabinet meet in protest against Thomas Chandy's participation in the meeting. [Full Article...]

Amazon security camera could be remotely disabled by rogue couriers

Amazon security camera could be remotely disabled by rogue couriers Although a fix is forthcoming, it just goes to show you that there's always a payoff between convenience and security, even in meatspace. That so-called deauth technique isn't exactly a software bug in Cloud Cam. This permits two different but related attacks, one involving a malicious delivery person, the other a stranger. To be fair, the likelihood of such a security lapse being used to burg... [Full Article...]

Dog ownership linked to lower mortality

Dog ownership linked to lower mortality It turns out that dog owners had a 20 percent lower risk of dying compared to people who didn't have a dog . He said research has long associated dog ownership with good health but this was 100 times bigger than any previous study of its kind. [Full Article...]

Posters branding Farooq Abdullah and Rishi Kapoor as traitors appear in Varanasi

Posters branding Farooq Abdullah and Rishi Kapoor as traitors appear in Varanasi He said the government would look into the demand and suggestion of the industry but it must come up with indigenously-developed smart technologies, and the government would help in research and development in this regard. The Lok Sabha member from Srinagar stirred controversy in the past when he said Kashmir belongs to Pakistan and this fact "won't change even if the two countries fight wars ag... [Full Article...]

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Garbada

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Garbada So far, both BJP and Congress had been holding a decision on candidates to work out an appropriate formula or combination for representation of different groups in view of the fluid socio-political situation in Gujarat with mobilisation among the Patels, OBCs and Dalits with their respective agendas. [Full Article...]

Intel targets LTE-A and 5G with new modems

Intel targets LTE-A and 5G with new modems Indeed, the roll-out of the XMM 8060 is stipulated by Intel as coming ahead of the "anticipated broad deployment of 5G networks in 2020". Intel expects that the XMM 8060 will begin shipping as part of 5G-ready devices in mid-2019. Well, that needs to be correct considering how the Galaxy Note 8 burned iPhone X in recent LTE speed tests. The company is lagging behind Qualcomm and this could be wh... [Full Article...]

Hyundai to launch 8 new CUVs in N. America

Hyundai to launch 8 new CUVs in N. America Hyundai Motor America vice-president of product, corporate and digital planning, Mike O'Brien said that the Kona is only the beginning, and all the new launches will aim for the segment leaders upon launch. The five- and seven-passenger Santa Fe Sport and Santa Fe crossovers will get redesigned and rebadged as part of Hyundai's crossover overhaul. . All the models are expected to be revealed at ... [Full Article...]

Rs5 crore bounty for Deepika Padukone, Bhansali as Padmavati row continues

Rs5 crore bounty for Deepika Padukone, Bhansali as Padmavati row continues Heena Singh Judeo, daughter-in-law of Dilip Singh Judeo of Chhattisgarh's former royal family said, "History has witnessed that none of the Rajput maharanis has ever danced in front of anyone, and they can not play with history". Reddy was responding to BJP MLC Leher Singh during the zero hour in Karnataka Legislative Council. Rajput community members had on Wednesday staged a huge demonstration... [Full Article...]

Venezuela seeks breathing space from debt crisis in Moscow

Venezuela seeks breathing space from debt crisis in Moscow Venezuela's debt skyrocketed to over $120 billion under the late President Hugo Chavez as the government spent heavily on social programs while oil prices were high. Russia's finance ministry said that the deal is aimed at increasing the chances that Caracas' creditors receive what is owed to them. Venezuela has borrowed billions of dollars from Russian Federation and China, primarily through oi... [Full Article...]

VW announces massive e-mobility investment in China

VW announces massive e-mobility investment in China In August, Renault and Nissan joined up with long-time partner Dongfeng Motor Corporation to form a new electric vehicle joint venture . In preparation for the 2040 deadline, foreign automakers have announced major electric vehicle production plans within China. [Full Article...]

Mueller seeks more documents from Trump campaign

Mueller seeks more documents from Trump campaign Specifically, the subpoena was seeking documents and emails from the "listed campaign officials that reference a set of Russia-related keywords". The source described the subpoena to Fox as a "cleanup operation" aimed at collecting any missing information and ensuring that Mueller had the same documents as the three congressional committees conducting their own investigations. [Full Article...]

Rain, mountain snow arrive this weekend

Rain, mountain snow arrive this weekend Speaking of 40s, I would expect some of our wind gusts at this time to be near 40 miles per hour, but the stronger winds will be on the other side of this approaching cold front. We will get a better handle on snow totals as we near the event this weekend. Friday: Scattered clouds. Some sun. An unsettled weather pattern will stick around Friday evening creating spotty snow showers here and... [Full Article...]


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