Daily Archives: July 5, 2018

24 killed, scores injured as fireworks rip through workshop in Mexico's 'pyrotechnical capital'

Chain explosions rocked a fireworks factory, killing 24 in the city of Tultepec, which is renowned for its mesmerizing and dangerous pyrotechnic shows. Among the deceased were first responders who rushed to the scene. The blasts struck the factory, which has been operating without a license, at 9:40 am on Thursday. As firefighters, police officers and members of the civil ...

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Bernie Sanders pays tribute to 'passionate defender of American workers' Ed Schultz

US senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has paid his respects to legendary TV and radio anchor Ed Schultz, who passed away on July 5 at the age of 64. Sanders, an independent senator from Vermont and an outspoken critic of the rule of the rich, is one of the many high-profile guests Ed Schultz interviewed on his programs. ...

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Iran's Rouhani disappointed by what Europe offers to offset US exit from nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his French and German counterparts that they must try harder to meet Iran’s demands for the nuclear deal to stay. The package is set to be discussed in Vienna on Friday. Rouhani raised concerns over what Tehran sees as Europe’s lackluster approach to saving the landmark agreement during phone calls with German Chancellor Angela ...

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'We'll do just fine:' Trump says he might end up in 'good relationship' with Putin

President Trump has lashed out at critics of his decision to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that “it’s a good thing” to have good relations with all nations, including Russia, and that Putin himself is “fine.” Trump touched on his upcoming summit with Putin in Helsinki as he was speaking at a pep rally in Montana on Thursday. ...

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Japan executes ex-leader of cult behind subway sarin attack that killed 13 – reports

The former leader of Aum Shinrikyo, a doomsday cult that killed 13 people in a 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, has been executed, Japanese media report. He is the first of 13 people set to be hanged for the attack. Shoko Asahara, 63, was executed on Friday, Mainichi Shimbun reported, citing government sources. Asahara, who was born ...

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Belkin’s new Lightning-enabled power bank comes with Apple certification

Sure, there are plenty of power banks out there that can charge your iPhone. The ability to charge up via Lightning cable, on the other hand, is a pretty rare thing — and from the looks of it, the Boost Charge Power Bank is the first to do so with Apple’s blessing. Belkin’s new portable charger sports a Lightning port ...

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Trudeau says he ‘apologized’ to groped female reporter, but did nothing wrong

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has addressed the claims that he inappropriately touched a reporter in 2000 by saying the interaction wasn’t “in any way untoward” and that he apologized anyway. “I apologized in the moment,” Trudeau told reporters on Thursday, but he noted that neither he nor his staff have contacted the unnamed reporter. “I don’t want to presume ...

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Trump’s environment czar Pruitt cites ‘unrelenting attacks’ in resignation letter

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned, citing “unprecedented” and “unrelenting attacks” on him and his family in a letter to President Donald Trump. Democrats have demanded his departure for months. Trump confirmed Pruitt’s resignation on Twitter, but little was known about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief’s reasons for departure until the full text of his letter to the president ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham courts Kurds in Syria, contradicting both Trump & intl law

Lindsey Graham’s incursion into the Syrian city of Manbij, where he tried to secure a jackpot by playing the Kurdish card, highlights America’s confusing Mideast policy, but it also brings more trouble to the Syrian stalemate. As Donald Trump and his lieutenants are locked in attempts to formulate a cohesive Middle East strategy, some of the prominent neocons are busy ...

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Bixby creeps toward usefulness with sports news from theScore

It’s certainly understandable that Samsung wanted to follow Apple, Amazon and Google into the smart assistant game. But Bixby has been anything but a rousing success. The AI has added voice functionality and a smattering of features in subsequent releases, including the S9’s Google Lens-style capabilities, but it’s yet to live up to its full potential.  Today, theScore announced that ...

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