Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

Texas church shooting: What we know about alleged gunman Devin Kelley

A man identified in some media reports as Devin Patrick Kelley has gunned down 26 people and injured at least 20 more in an attack on Sutherland Springs Baptist Church, before he was found dead in his car. Here is what we know about the alleged attacker. Speculation has been rife in the media about the identity of the man ...

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Twitter no longer believes in “speaking truth to power” – updated rules

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 03:24 Twitter no longer believes in “speaking truth to power,” according to its latest rules update in the midst of US lawmakers’ frantic hunt for “Russian meddling” in social media. The microblogging site’s rules, under the section “Abusive Behavior,” currently state: “We believe in freedom of expression and open dialogue, but that means little as ...

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Saudi Arabia blames Iran for missile launched from Yemen, warns it could be considered 'act of war'

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 02:16 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 02:55 Saudi Arabia has accused Iran up being responsible for the ballistic missile launched from Yemen that targeted Riyadh airport on Saturday, warning that it could be “considered an act of war.” In a statement in the wee hours of Monday, Saudi Arabia laid the blame for the attack ...

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Saudi-led coalition to close all Yemen land crossings, sea & air ports after missile targeted Riyadh

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 01:38 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 01:58 The Saudi-led military coalition announced Monday that it is temporarily closing all of Yemen’s land border crossings, sea ports and airports in response to a ballistic missile that targeted Riyadh on Saturday. The missile was intercepted northeast of the Saudi Arabian capital, according to state media. Yemeni Houthi rebels ...

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‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ among those arrested in Saudi corruption crackdown – reports

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest people in the world, has been allegedly arrested amid Saudi Arabia’s sudden anti-corruption crackdown. The multi-billionaire has stakes in major US enterprises and has been dubbed the “Arabian Warren Buffett.” Bin Talal was among the 11 Saudi princes arrested by a new anti-corruption committee just hours after it was created by King ...

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Jeff Bezos’ guide to life

Here are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ tips about inspiration, work-life balance, and how to be an inventor. Oh, and how it felt getting doused with champagne at his rocket landing. The world’s richest person displayed an unprecedented level of candor during an interview at invite-only getaway Summit Series in Los Angeles this weekend. Why did Jeff get so vulnerable? Because ...

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Almost 60% of Finns oppose NATO membership – Gallup poll

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 21:02 Fifty-nine percent of Finland’s population do not want their country to become a NATO member, a new Gallup poll has revealed. And even if Sweden agreed to join NATO, which is seen as a factor which could sway public opinion in Finland, 52 percent would be still opposed. In the poll, carried out on ...

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PSA: Don’t train Face ID on your sibling’s face accidentally

Some people are griping about Face ID, noting that sometimes their siblings can open their iPhone Xs using Face ID. There’s a simple reason for this. When your sibling who kind of looks like you unsuccessfully tries to unlock your phone using their face and then you enter your password, you’re accidentally training Face ID on your sibling’s face. Therefore, ...

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Saudi prince & officials killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border – state media

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 20:34 Edited time: 5 Nov, 2017 20:54 A Saudi Arabian prince, Mansour bin Muqrin, has been killed along with several other officials in a helicopter crash the near the country’s border with Yemen, local media reported. A helicopter, with a group of Saudi officials on an inspection trip, crashed in the Asir Region in the ...

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Paradise Papers: New offshore leaks mention Queen Elizabeth, Trump & Putin

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 19:34 The organisation behind the Panama Papers investigation, has published its latest series of offshore leaks. Among those mentioned are Queen Elizabeth, members of Donald Trump’s government and Vladimir Putin’s “son-in-law”. The files dubbed the Paradise Papers reveal “offshore interests and activities of more than 120 politicians and world leaders, including Queen Elizabeth II, whose ...

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