Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Fake Indian doctor infects dozens of patients with HIV by using single syringe

Authorities in India are searching for a phony rural doctor who negligently infected over 30 people with HIV by using a single syringe on multiple patients whom he promised a miraculous and super cheap treatment. Hundreds of patients residing around Unnao City in India might be infected with the deadly human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after falling victim to a man ...

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Republicans embrace idea of ‘Russia collusion’… with Hillary Clinton

Efforts to topple President Donald Trump by accusing him of collusion with Russia may have backfired on the Democrats, but in one major respect they have won: Republicans now treat Moscow as the bogeyman too. Last week, Trump approved the release of a four-page memo compiled by the Republican majority on the House Intelligence Committee. It accused the FBI and ...

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Russian presidential candidate Sobchak takes campaign to Washington DC

Russian opposition presidential hopeful Kseniya Sobchak has taken to Washington DC, advertising her political program and sharing insights on the future of Russia and its relations with the West. Sobchak, TV host and socialite-turned presidential candidate, has visited Washington on Tuesday, some six week before the upcoming elections in Russia. Her visit to the US will last two and a ...

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Crypto-charity? UNICEF urges gamers to mine Ethereum for Syrian children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has launched “the first ever blockchain fundraising” project, urging gamers to “turn graphics cards into a humanitarian tool” and mine Ethereum to help Syrian children. Over 500 people have already joined the unusual initiative to support Syrian children. UNICEF’s ‘Game Chaingers’ charity project has raised more than 1,500 euros in five days since ...

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‘It’s easier to take care of zombies’: HRW raises alarm over sedative abuse in US nursing homes

Thousands of nursing home patients across the US regularly receive strong antipsychotics, without being properly diagnosed or even informed of the side-effects, to make life easier for overworked staff, a rights monitor has found. The latest report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), published Monday, sheds light on disturbing practices thriving in US nursing homes, where thousands of residents are routinely ...

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Twitter is opening up its full archive to the broader developer community

Twitter today is launching a new premium product for developers that will provide access to the full Twitter archive – going all the way back to the first tweet from Twitter CEO @Jack (Jack Dorsey) in 2006. Previously, this level of access was only available to enterprise API customers, but it’s now being made available to the wider developer community. ...

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‘Incompatible with Danish values’: Denmark plans face veil ban with hefty fines for offenders

Denmark’s government has announced it plans to fine people for covering their face in public, while the left-wing opposition wants a cap on ‘non-Western foreigners’ entering the country. The center-right government announced on Tuesday that it plans to bring forth legislation making it illegal for people to cover their faces in public. The proposals include fines of up to 10,000 ...

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Space oddity: Dummy rides Elon Musk’s Tesla to Mars (WATCH LIVE)

Elon Musk has sent his Tesla Roadster into the deep unknown aboard SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, which successfully launched on its first-ever test flight. Carrying the SpaceX founder’s personal Tesla, Falcon Heavy took flight on Tuesday around 3:45pm EST from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Cameras attached to the electric car showed it heading deeper into space. The car, blaring ...

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Apple’s Shazam takeover triggers competition review in Europe

The European Commission has announced a review of Apple’s acquisition of music discovery service Shazam — agreeing to a request made by several countries to weigh competition concerns. Apple officially announced it was buying UK tech veteran Shazam back in December. It did not disclose the price-tag for the deal but sources suggest it’s paying in the region of $ 400 ...

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Trudeau actually corrects woman to say ‘peoplekind’ instead of ‘mankind’ (VIDEO)

Justin Trudeau interrupted a woman complaining about Canada’s restrictive regulations on religious volunteers to tell her to use the term ‘peoplekind’ instead of ‘mankind.’ The Canadian Prime Minister was hosting a Q&A at MacEwan University in Edmonton on Friday as part of his cross-country tour which began last month. Trudeau was listening to a complaint by a woman from a ...

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