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Private investors buying electric power stations in Russia to mine cryptocurrency

Two electric power stations in Russia have been sold for the purpose of cryptocurrency mining, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources. It is the first such deal in the country. The two power stations are in Perm Region, on the western slopes of the Middle Ural Mountains, and in the neighboring Republic of Udmurtia. The facilities will be used to ...

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Public cross 'Thin blue line': Officer defends buying dinner in uniform

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 12:40 The Twitter community has rallied to support a UK police officer, who says he was verbally abused by a member of the public while shopping in a supermarket in his uniform. Police constable Dan Healey, attached to the Lincolnshire Police Department, gave his account online of being accosted by a man while shopping for ...

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Amazon, Microsoft staff busted buying sex workers trapped in trafficking industry

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 13:40 Edited time: 26 Dec, 2017 14:00 Scooped-up electronic communications between pimps and tech-sector employees at reputable Seattle-based companies such as Microsoft and Amazon is another hit for the tech industry, already reeling from sexism charges. A cache of tech-sector emails sent to brothels and pimps, obtained by Newsweek via a public records request to ...

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Americans buying & selling employee uniforms in new craze to beat crowds on Black Friday

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 01:54 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 01:55 The insanity for Black Friday bargains has reached new heights in the US, after one joke suggestion to sell a Walmart uniform to anyone seeking to skip ahead of the lines went viral and spawned dozens of similar but real offers. It all reportedly started with Twitter user ...

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Trump happy with S. Korea buying more US arms as he fuels North nuke scare

President Donald Trump is acting as a door-to-door salesman for US defense producers, pitching contracts to Japan and South Korea by talking up the bogeyman of Pyongyang’s nukes. During his ongoing visit to Seoul on Tuesday, Trump welcomed South Korea’s plans to purchase billions of dollars’ worth of American military hardware. The visiting president said he learned from his aides ...

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Air Force investigates mishap that led to Texas church shooter buying illegal firearms

The US Air Force has come clean about a mistake that allowed the Sutherland Springs, Texas, shooter Devin P. Kelly to obtain firearms illegally. Now the military service is making sure other court martial convictions haven’t also gone unreported. On Monday, the Air Force said it failed to follow Pentagon guidelines for alerting federal law enforcement about Kelly, a former ...

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Norwegian man jailed for buying child-like sex doll online

A court in the Norwegian town of Fredrikstad has jailed a local man for six months for purchasing a child-like sex doll online. It’s the first such verdict in the country. A 23-year-old man was detained after the customs services discovered a silicon sex doll, looking like a child, in a parcel and informed the police. The doll in question ...

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Mexican airline interested in buying Russian MC-21 passenger jet

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 10:08 The Mexican carrier Interjet is interested in acquiring Russian MS-21 aircraft, company president Miguel Aleman Velasco told RIA Novosti. Read more “We are very interested in the MC-21, because its components are lighter, it consumes less fuel… Its engines are from North America, but we hope that Russia will make its own engines, which ...

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‘Social cleansing’: Councils buying rough sleepers one-way tickets to get them out of town

Local councils across England have been accused of “social cleansing” because they are regularly buying one-way tickets for homeless people to get them to leave town. The “reconnection” strategy has been described as worrying by homelessness charities. Read more The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program revealed on Tuesday that councils are paying rough sleepers up to £1,000 ($ 1,300) to move ...

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Tilman Fertitta: Pumped About Buying Houston Rockets, Praises Beyonce

Tilman FertittaPumped About Buying Rockets… Praises Beyonce 9/5/2017 11:29 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tilman Fertitta tells TMZ Sports he’s absolutely STOKED about buying the Houston Rockets — explaining it’s been a lifelong dream … and he wants to bring Beyonce into the fold.  We spoke with the “Billion Dollar Buyer” star moments after it was announced he bought the NBA team ...

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