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FBI & Austin police respond to another reported bomb blast – at least 1 person injured

At least one person has reportedly been injured after another suspicious package exploded, near the Goodwill store in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday evening. Police, firefighters and the FBI are responding to the incident. The explosion occurred in the vicinity of a Goodwill store on Brodie Lane, according to Austin Fire Department. Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

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‘If Iran makes nuclear bomb, so will we’ – Saudi Arabia’s next leader

Saudi Arabia will enter the nuclear arms race if Iran is ever successful in developing a weapon of mass destruction, according to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He also branded Iran’s supreme leader the “new Hitler.” The next leader of Saudi Arabia made the comment in an interview set to air on CBS 60 Minutes this weekend. The two countries ...

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Army General admits US does not track weapons used to bomb Yemeni civilians

US Army General Joseph Votel admitted that the US does not monitor how the weapons it supplies to Saudi Arabia are used in Yemen. Over 10,000 Yemeni civilians have died in the conflict since 2015. During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) asked Votel, head of the US Central Command, whether Centcom ...

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‘I could smell smoke’: High school evacuated as ISIS-supporting student brings bomb to class

A teenager has been charged with bringing a homemade bomb into a Utah high school. Students spotted a backpack emitting smoke, prompting an evacuation of some 1,100 kids on Monday. Following the discovery of the device at the Pine Valley High School in the city of St George, the school was evacuated for two hours while bomb squad officers swooped ...

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Powerful ‘bomb cyclone’ uncovers wreck of 18th century ship

The “bomb cyclone” that battered the north-east of the United States in the past week was not the proverbial ill wind. It blasted away enough sand to reveal the wreckage of a ship that dates back to the 1700s. Huge waves dredged up what remains of the historic ship at Short Sands Beach in York, Maine. The city’s police department ...

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London's Royal Opera House given all clear after bomb scare

Published time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:01 Edited time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:16 London’s Royal Opera House and surrounding area in Covent Garden were evacuated over a bomb scare, after reports of a ‘suspicious package.’ Social media of the incident were posted, showing empty streets and crowds pushed back behind police cordons. Sniffer dogs were called to examine the scene.  London’s Royal ...

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Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices

Last week we reported a major bug in Apple operating systems that would cause them to crash from mere exposure to either of two specific Unicode symbols. Today Apple fixes this major text-handling issue with iOS version 11.2.6 and macOS version 10.13.3, both now available for download. The issue, discovered by Aloha Browser in the course of normal development, has ...

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This new text bomb crashes most Mac and iOS apps with a single unicode symbol

TechCrunch has learned of a potentially serious new bug affecting a wide range of Apple devices. During their development work on an international news feed, software engineers at Aloha Browser discovered two unicode symbols that can crash any Apple device that uses Apple’s default San Francisco font. The bug instigates crashes on iPhones, iPads, Macs and even Watch OS devices ...

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‘1st bomb took my leg’: Yemeni children tell RT of their suffering under Saudi-led strikes

As Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen enter their third year, devastation and misery dictate daily life for millions of its citizens. RT spoke to some of the most vulnerable – children, who have experienced the war firsthand. A teenage boy, Hussain Hadi, was walking to a funeral with his father when “Saudi-American” planes suddenly started bombing. “The first strike left me ...

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