Daily Archives: July 2, 2018

Bridge collapse in Mumbai, India, halts train traffic, injures 5 (PHOTOS)

Part of a bridge over a railway in Mumbai, India, has collapsed in a heavy rain that has inundated the area. Traffic has been halted both beneath and on the bridge. Five people have reportedly been injured. The collapse occurred at about 7am local time (1:30 GMT). Images on social media show a sizeable portion of the overpass bridge broken ...

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'Not a punching bag': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen says he will put family & country before POTUS

The disgraced former lawyer to US President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, has indicated he will trade the remains of his loyalty to Trump for his family and country’s interests, pledging full cooperation with the Russia probe. Cohen, who had been the longtime personal lawyer and confidante of President Trump, has distanced himself from the quagmires of his former boss, telling ...

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Google releases Beta 3 of Android P

It still doesn’t have an official name (Popsicle? Peppermint? Your guess is as good as ours), but Google’s just dropped what it says is a near final version of Android P. The new version arrives a month after Beta 2, bringing with it what largely amounts to bug fixes and stability tweaks. This is the last major beta update the ...

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HTC is gone

Gather around, campers, and hear a tale as old as time. Remember the HTC Dream? The Evo 4G? The Google Nexus One? What about the Touch Diamond? All amazing devices. The HTC of 2018 is not the HTC that made these industry-leading devices. That company is gone. It seems HTC is getting ready to lay off nearly a quarter of ...

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Football team missing for 9 days found trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand (VIDEO)

As the FIFA World Cup yielded many apparent divine interventions, a real-world miracle has happened in Thailand, when all players in a children’s squad and their coach, who had spent nine days in a flooded cave, were found alive. The sudden and almost traceless disappearance of the Wild Boar football team in northern Thailand on June 23 had kept the ...

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Bear crashes California hot tub, sips margarita, naps (VIDEO)

A bear who invaded a California back yard splashed about in a hot tub, sipped on the host’s hastily abandoned margarita and even took a nap in one of the garden trees, before evading police and animal control services. Mark Hough of Altadena was relaxing in his garden on Friday when he heard rustling noises and spotted the furry intruder. ...

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Original Stitch’s new Bodygram will measure your body

After years of teasing, Original Stitch has officially launched their Bodygram service and will be rolling it out this summer. The system can scan your body based on front and side photos and will create custom shirts with your precise measurements. “Bodygram gives you full body measurements as accurate as taken by professional tailors from just two photos on your ...

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Senators 'dismayed’ as new report reveals Pentagon overestimated F-35 savings by $600 million

A Senate committee has slammed the Pentagon’s beleaguered F-35 fighter jet program, for claiming that a $ 661mn spend on bulk-buying parts would help it save some $ 1.2 billion. The real amount is half that, it has been revealed. The Senate Appropriations Committee, which has recently greenlighted a boost in spending for the F-35 program, despite it being plagued ...

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The FBI, FTC and SEC are joining the Justice Department’s inquiries into Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica disclosures

An alphabet soup of federal agencies are now poring over Facebook’s disclosures and the company’s statements about its response to the improper use of its user information by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have joined the Justice Department in examining how the personal information of ...

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Journalist of many blunders Brian Ross leaves ABC News

Veteran ABC News anchor Brian Ross, who was suspended last year after airing a false story about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, is leaving the network, along with his producer. Ross was suspended for a month last December following an inaccurate report about the former national security advisor. The report claimed that Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make ...

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