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Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first A drone was used to help rescue two teens from drowning off the Australian coast Thursday. Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country. (Not really.) These drones are also being used as shark spotters as well. Artificial intelligence is being developed using thousands of images captured by a drone camer... [Full Article...]

2017 was one of the hottest years on record, NASA says

2017 was one of the hottest years on record, NASA says According to NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, 2017 attained a temperature of 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsius), higher than the mediocre temperature witnessed in the 1900s. But it adds that 2016's temperatures were heightened by an El Niño event. The NOAA report, using different methods, said 2017 was the third-warmest. [Full Article...]

Samsung to launch 'Galaxy On7 Prime' on Amazon in India today

Samsung to launch 'Galaxy On7 Prime' on Amazon in India today The biggest reason, in my opinion, is the Samsung Mall , which could be a deal maker for a lot of people who like to shop online. In the meantime, we already know a decent amount about Samsung's next phone thanks to a mix of official announcements and promising leaks. [Full Article...]

Cryptocurrency Investors Worry, Wait After Bitcoin Price Drop

Cryptocurrency Investors Worry, Wait After Bitcoin Price Drop However, it later fell again dipping just below $9,200 (Sh946,680). Cryptocurrencies fell dramatically during early trading on Wednesday, wiping off nearly $2 billion from the total market capitalization. South Korean officials' remarks have swayed the global markets for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the last few weeks. Bitcoin has sunk a further 12% on Wednesday to below $10,000... [Full Article...]

Are Analysts Bearish esure Group plc (LON:ESUR) After Last Week?

Are Analysts Bearish esure Group plc (LON:ESUR) After Last Week? Carillion plc operates as an integrated support services firm in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and North Africa, Canada, and the rest of the world. The company was maintained on Friday, December 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. [Full Article...]

President Trump signs GOP tax bill into law

President Trump signs GOP tax bill into law The reform will reduce corporation tax from 35 percent to 21 percent permanently, while lowering personal income tax rates (which vary by income) for a period of 10 years. Trump's tax reform laws. Reiterating former President Ronald Reagan-era economic policy, Republicans are banking on the massive corporate tax cut boosting jobs, increasing wages and driving foreign investment. [Full Article...]

Murphy Signs Another Executive Order on First Full Day in Office

Murphy Signs Another Executive Order on First Full Day in Office Gov. Phil Murphy , a multimillionaire former Goldman Sachs executive, said Wednesday that he will accept the full $175,000 salary that comes with the governor's job. He was attending a prayer service at Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton and his inaugural ball will take place Tuesday night under a tent at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. [Full Article...]

Apple Reroutes Employee Buses After Alleged Attacks With Pellet Guns

Apple Reroutes Employee Buses After Alleged Attacks With Pellet Guns It is unclear at this time if rocks are being used but it has been suggested that someone might be using a pellet gun to take out the windows. The first attack was reported on the evening of Friday 12 January, when Google' bus, shuttling employees between the company campus and San Francisco was attacked outside San Francisco. [Full Article...]

YouTube, Facebook deleting stupid Tide Pod Challenge videos

YouTube, Facebook deleting stupid Tide Pod Challenge videos But one guy tried to push the envelope even further by vaping a tide pod . On Jan. 12, Tide posted a short video on Twitter featuring Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots explaining the use of Tide PODs . The Tide POD meme, which is often compared to the running joke of drinking bleach, has recently gotten so out of hand online that Tide is actually acknowledging it. [Full Article...]

SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush

SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush The York County Sheriff's Office confirmed his death on Twitter, noting that it was "with a heavy heart & great sadness that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson announces the passing of Detective Michael R. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the officers with their medical bills and recovery, WBTV reports. The solicitor said it was too early to file charges in connection with Det. [Full Article...]

US moves ships, bombers toward Korea ahead of Olympics

US moves ships, bombers toward Korea ahead of Olympics And they get closer every day, ' said Trump. No wonder then that Trump called for changes to the United States libel laws."If somebody says something that's totally false and knowingly false, that the person that has been abused, defamed, libeled will have meaningful recourse", Trump said Thursday. [Full Article...]

Poll schedule for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland announced

Poll schedule for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland announced The strength of the three Houses is 60 members each. It will be a single day polling in all the states. The Election Commission today announced the schedule for the Assembly elections in Tripura , Meghalaya and Nagaland . Although, no one from the third gender has come forward to register in the revised electoral rolls, Kharkongor said that 86,890 first-timers between the age of 18 and 19, w... [Full Article...]

French Film Legend Brigitte Bardot Slams "Hypocritical and Ridiculous" #MeToo Movement

French Film Legend Brigitte Bardot Slams Brigitte Bardot has become the latest iconic French actress to criticise the #MeToo movement which continues to oust sexual harassers in Hollywood. Ansari released a statement confirming parts of her statement but added: "It was true that everything did seem okay to me". In the article, Atwood talked about how she was portrayed as a bad feminist by critics after she defended a former professo... [Full Article...]

Suspect in California deputies' deaths barred from courtroom

Suspect in California deputies' deaths barred from courtroom Throughout statements by the prosecution about how the illegal alien killed Davis and Oliver, Bracamontes interrupted with insults at the dead sheriff's officers' partner and another man who was wounded in the shoot-out that began in a Motel 6 parking lot. [Full Article...]

Google to Use Page Speed as Ranking Signal in Mobile Search

Google to Use Page Speed as Ranking Signal in Mobile Search The search giant attributed the change to its users caring about the speed of a webpage. That change, in particular, is focused on forcing web publishers to ensure their mobile site has the same information as their desktop site - something that's not always the case today. [Full Article...]

Driver In Melbourne Crash Had A History Of Assault, Drug Use

Driver In Melbourne Crash Had A History Of Assault, Drug Use An Irish person is among 19 people injured after a vehicle was driven into crowds in Melbourne , Australia . "Police have secured the scene and will provide info as it's confirmed", Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said . Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offered his thoughts and prayers to victims and the emergency services in a tweet on the "shocking incident". [Full Article...]

USA holds back $65m aid to Palestinians

USA holds back $65m aid to Palestinians The UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, said in a statement on Wednesday that the organisation was faced with "the most dramatic financial crisis in its history". More than 600,000 Palestinians were pushed out or forced to flee their homes before and during 1948 when the state of Israel was established. The reduction has endangered the agency's programmes across the region, he added... [Full Article...]

Bruce McCandless, astronaut who donned jetpack on first tetherless spacewalk, dies

Bruce McCandless, astronaut who donned jetpack on first tetherless spacewalk, dies When Discovery touched down at Edwards Air Force Base's Runway 22 on April 29, it would mark the last time that McCandless would travel to space. As a naval aviator, McCandless participated in the Cuban blockade during the 1962 missile crisis. [Full Article...]

Trump blames US Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

Durbin speak up in the meeting? On ABC's "This Week" Sen. U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.), who was in the meeting but originally said he didn't remember Trump using those words, later insisted trump never used the phrase " sh*thole countries ", and called Durbin's account of the meeting a "gross misrepresentation". [Full Article...]

Maersk, IBM announce joint venture to digitize global trade using blockchain

Maersk, IBM announce joint venture to digitize global trade using blockchain IBM and Maersk first test with the blockchain was during their initial partnership in 2016. Documentation, which when lost or delayed causes perishable goods lying in wait to spoil, can end up costing as much as a fifth of the total expense of physical transportation. [Full Article...]


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