Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Crunch Report | Look, ma! No hands

Today’s Stories  Apple Pay Cash launches in beta today, letting you send and receive cash in Messages Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel Waymo’s first product will be its own on-demand ride hailing service These are Uber’s new ‘cultural norms’ Credits Written by: MRDHosted by: MRDFilmed by: Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Joe Zolnoski Let’s block ads! ...

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Damascus vows to ‘deal with any illegal invader force’ to restore peace across Syria

Damascus will continue to battle terrorists until it regains full control of Syrian territory and re-establishes security, President Bashar Assad has said. His top adviser, has meanwhile branded all foreign troops present in Syria without authorization as “illegal invaders.” The war in Syria will continue until full “recovery of security and stability to all Syrian lands,” Assad said Tuesday after ...

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Michigan bill would put guns in schools, churches & daycare centers

In the wake of the recent mass shootings in Texas and Nevada, state lawmakers in Michigan are about to vote on legislation that would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in gun-free zones. On Tuesday, the Michigan Senate Committee on Government Operations voted 3-2, along party lines, to send Senate Bills 584-586 to the state Senate floor. The bills ...

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Snap is having a bad day

Ho boy — there are bad days and there are bad days in an earnings season, and this is definitely the latter for Snap. The company released its quarterly report for its financial performance in the third quarter this year, and as a result, the company’s stock is absolutely cratering. It’s bad even by recent-IPO status, which are especially vulnerable to swings ...

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Woman suffers severe burns & dies after Mexico fireworks factory explosion (VIDEO)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 03:40 A woman has died after an explosion at a house that served as a fireworks factory in San Cristobal de las Casas in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Shortly after the blast, dramatic footage began to circulate online, with San Cristobal resident Luis Alberto Garcia posting his own astonishing video of the incident ...

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Trump to North Korea: ‘Do not try us or interpret our past restraint as weakness’ (VIDEO)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 02:55 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 03:50 In his address to South Korea’s national assembly, President Donald Trump said that he hoped to “speak for all civilized nations,” in telling North Korea, “do not underestimate us and do not try us.” North Korea “interpreted America’s past restraint as weakness,” Trump said, calling that a “fatal ...

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Facebook’s testing a new method to prevent revenge porn that requires uploading your nudes

Facebook is testing a new method to combat revenge porn in Australia, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation reports. The strategy entails uploading your nude photos or videos to Messenger in order to help Facebook tag it as non-consensual explicit media. Facebook is doing this in partnership with Australian government agency e-Safety in order to try to prevent people from sharing intimate ...

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‘Full of systemic deficiencies’: Russia slams OPCW report on Idlib chemical attack at UNSC

The OPCW-UN investigation into the chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province is littered with “systemic deficiencies,” Russia’s deputy UN envoy has told the UN Security Council, reiterating that Moscow maintains the April 4 incident was staged. On October 26, the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) issued a report in which it pinned blame for the Khan Shaykhun incident on Damascus. ...

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Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel

Waymo recently hosted a number of journalists at its private Castle testing compound, and treated us to rides with no safety driver behind the wheel – now, the former Google self-driving car company is going farther still, however, launching public road tests of its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans with no safety driver on board. The tests aren’t limited to one ...

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Giant spider webs weave through Jerusalem forest (PHOTOS)

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 23:17 Incredible photos reveal giant spider webs tangled among trees in a Jerusalem forest, transforming the woodland into an enchanted, ethereal landscape. Vegetation along the Soreq creek bank near Jerusalem has been shrouded in giant cobwebs leaving a beguiling sight, rare to the Middle East. The reality, however, is less mysterious and can be explained ...

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