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Google Earth now lets you measure distances and areas

Only a few years ago, Google Earth was the only practical way to see all of Google’s satellite and 3D imagery. These days, Google Maps pretty much offers all of the mapping features that casual users need, but Google continues to quietly develop Earth and today, the company announced it is adding an area measurement tool to the service on the ...

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‘You have to call it by name’: Merkel publicly admits ‘no-go areas’ in Germany

“No-go areas” do exist in Germany, Angela Merkel admitted in an interview, adding that the arrival of “so many refugees” in the country “has raised multiple questions.” Speaking with RTL, Merkel acknowledged that there are areas in Germany where people cannot feel safe. She also made it clear that it’s time for the authorities to do something in order to ...

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191 LA homeless camps are in high fire hazard areas

A Los Angeles task force has found evidence of 191 homeless encampments on 58 parcels of land in a report detailing high fire hazard zones, following a series of devastating blazes that engulfed portions of the city. Peter Sanders of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) announced on Wednesday it is in the process of identifying the locations of the ...

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Desolate and deadly: RT film shows weary Iraqis forced to return to ruined, booby-trapped areas

In the aftermath of Iraq’s costly military victory over Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), refugees have told RT that they face booby-traps, looted houses and vacant lands if forced by authorities to return to their home towns. Read more In early January, disturbing reports emerged in international media, suggesting the Iraqi authorities are forcibly sending people from refugee camps to ...

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US-led coalition won't attack ISIS in govt-controlled areas of Syria – commander

Ignoring the Syrian forces’ vastly successful Russia-backed anti-terrorist campaign, a senior coalition commander has accused Damascus of being “unwilling or unable” to defeat ISIS. Still, the coalition won’t go after Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists that are still holed up in territory under the Syrian government’s control. “We will continue to deconflict with the Russians, but we have got ...

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Acid attack epidemic makes parts of London ‘no go’ areas, Labour MP warns

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 09:07 An ever-growing epidemic of acid attacks is turning parts of London into ‘no go’ zones, a Labour MP has claimed. It adds to earlier claims that London has become the ‘acid attack capital of the world.’ The House of Commons heard on Wednesday that the spate of acid attacks in London had made large ...

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Pentagon quadruples troop levels in Syria to ‘stabilize’ liberated areas

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:39 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:58 The US military has increased the number of troops in Syria from 500 to 2,000, the Pentagon says, adding that the “conditions-based” military presence is justified by the need to “stabilize” liberated areas. The Pentagon has officially announced that there are now 2,000 troops in Syria – a ...

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‘Increasing lethality in all areas’: US Air Force declares space a new ‘warfighting domain’

In order to increase the global dominance and “lethality” of the US military, the Air Force is moving to modernize its space capabilities and to secure the “freedom to attack and maneuver” in their new “warfighting domain,” top officials have stated. “We are moving forward with modernization in space, so we’re increasing our lethality in all of our areas of ...

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Robot invasion of Britain: Map shows areas most at risk of automation

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 13:27 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 13:32 As robots march ever closer to making humans obsolete in the workplace, a report has emerged mapping out which areas around the UK are likely to suffer most from automation. According to Future Advocacy, one-fifth of jobs in all of Britain’s 650 constituencies are destined to go to ...

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard looking to improve in these 2 areas

Sterling Shepard rented a house in Northwest Hollywood through Airbnb the last few weeks and trained with Odell Beckham Jr. and trainer Jamal Liggin in Los Angeles. Shepard worked out early in the mornings. Beckham started his routine shortly after. But often Shepard then would go over Beckham’s house later for a second workout, and they’d start talking about what ...

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