Tag Archives: After

Ecuador restores Assange’s communications after 7-month blackout – WikiLeaks

The Ecuadorian government has lifted restrictions on WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange’s communications with the outside world, allowing visitors to his embassy hideout and restoring internet access it cut off in March. It was reported on Sunday that Ecuador moved to restore Assange’s access to the Internet, cell phone communications and permitted him to receive visitors other than his legal team. ...

Read More »

ISS crew members face uncertain departure date after Soyuz emergency landing

The two ISS crew members aboard the Soyuz MS-10 are doing well after crash landing earlier this week – but those currently living on the space station are facing an uncertain departure date while the space capsule is grounded. In a communication with Moscow State University (MSU) on Sunday, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev – who is currently aboard the International ...

Read More »

Several killed, injured after small plane crashes into people at German airfield – report

At least three people have been killed and eight others injured after a small plane flew into a crowd at a German airfield, according to local media. The accident occurred in the German state of Hesse, near the town of Fulda. Police confirmed there was an incident involving a Cessna aircraft which resulted in deaths, but did not elaborate on how ...

Read More »

After Facebook’s massive data breach, here’s how to check if you were one of the 29mn hacked users

Facebook has set up a page to allow users to check if they were one of the 29 million people whose data was accessed by hackers between September 17 and 27. The social media giant created the page for any of their 2 billion users who are concerned their personal information may have been unlawfully compromised in the massive hack. ...

Read More »

Hunt for 'Googly Eye Bandit' is on in Georgia after war hero's statue gets funny eyes

Police in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for a prankster who put googly eyes on the statue of a revolutionary war hero. “It’s no laughing matter,” the city stressed, and was taken seriously by absolutely no-one. The Savannah city government on Thursday issued a call to public to help it catch the perpetrator, who vandal-eyezed the monument for Nathanael Greene, a ...

Read More »

'Like a death blow': Banned alternative media speak to RT after mass Facebook purge

Some 800 anti-establishment accounts and pages have been yanked from Facebook in a sweeping crackdown the social media giant framed as a fight against spammers. RT talked to those who were targeted in the cleansing. Among the hundreds of pages and accounts Facebook and Twitter took down were those both on the political left and right, ranging from conspiracy theorists ...

Read More »

Facebook prototypes Unsend 6 months after Zuckerberg retracted messages

In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook messages were deleted from recipients’ inboxes in what some saw as a violation of user trust and abuse of power since Facebook Messenger doesn’t have an Unsend button. The next morning, Facebook suddenly announced that it would actually build this Unsend functionality for everyone. But six months went ...

Read More »

How Russia's trusty space launch escape system saved 6 lives after initial deadly start

Thursday’s aborted launch of the Russian Soyuz spaceship may have sent the International Space Station’s work into disarray, but it also highlighted how much effort Soviet space engineers put into their creations. The apparent failure during booster separation of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle rocket became the third time in history where crew lives were saved by a system called SAS, ...

Read More »

US model dies after being shot in the neck while driving her car in unexplained crime

A 28-year-old model who had just moved to Atlanta with her boyfriend and was excited about pursuing her career died after being shot in the neck while driving to work. Kelsey Quayle had moved to Atlanta from California in August in the hope of getting more modeling opportunities, but her life was abruptly cut short on Monday. Quayle had got ...

Read More »

See FIRST PHOTOS of space capsule after US-Russian crew dramatic landing

The futuristic gumdrop-shaped space capsule in which the ISS crew landed can now be seen in the middle of the Kazakh steppe, photos show. The US-Russian duo narrowly escaped death in the botched space launch earlier on Thursday. The co-pilots, Russia’s Aleksey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague, carried out a “ballistic re-entry” and were unable to reach the space ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!