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7 people, including 4 children, shot dead in southwestern Australia

Seven people have been discovered dead near the town of Margaret River, south of Perth, Australia, police say. They are believed to be victims of a mass shooting, with guns found nearby. Four of the victims are children. Police were called in early on Friday morning to a rural property near Margaret River. Upon their arrival, they discovered seven people dead ...

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GoDaddy to move most of its infrastructure to AWS, not including domain management for its 75M domains

It really is Go Time for GoDaddy . Amazon’s cloud services provider AWS and GoDaddy, the domain registration and management giant, may have competed in the past when it comes to working with small businesses to provide them with web services, but today the two took a step closer together. AWS said that GoDaddy is now migrating “the majority” of ...

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Italian city suspends opening of memorial to WWII soldiers – including Nazis – after outcry

An unveiling ceremony of a memorial honoring soldiers of all nations who died during the World War II was canceled after public opposition. Critics said the monument would commemorate both Allied and Nazi paratroopers. An association of hotel owners from the town of Cassino was poised to unveil the stone monument on Sunday in the Foltin cave at the foot ...

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Soviet toxin research was smuggled out and continued in other countries, including US – OPCW envoy

The ‘Novichok’ nerve agent allegedly used in the Sergei Skripal attack likely came from a country were Russian chemists were taken after the Soviet Union collapsed to continue their research, Russia’s OPCW envoy told RT. “As for ‘Novichok,’ there was never a scientific program under such a codename in the Russian Federation,” Alexander Shulgin, Russia’s permanent representative at the Organization ...

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5 killed, including gunman, in shooting at festival in southern Russia

Four people have been killed and several others injured in a gun attack on a festival crowd in Dagestan in southern Russia, Interior Ministry has confirmed. The shooter was also killed. Read more The shooting happened in the city of Kizlyar, a provincial capital in the Republic of Dagestan, Interfax reported citing a local source. The gunman opened fire at ...

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Police are failing to record thousands of violent crimes, including rape

Thousands of crimes including rape and domestic abuse are going unrecorded every year by police forces in England, it has been revealed. Critics say too many victims are being let down. Three forces were singled out for their “inadequate” crime recording by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS). Thames Valley Police and North Yorkshire Police ...

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Israeli police recommending Netanyahu indictment on corruption charges, including bribery

Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted over allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Police have submitted their recommendations Tuesday evening following a 14-month long investigation into the “gifts affair” in which Netanyahu is alleged to have improperly accepted expensive gifts from businessmen. READ MORE: Israeli court rejects petition to spare Netanyahu from public outcry ...

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Amazon launches a Polly WordPress plugin that turns blog posts into audio, including podcasts

Amazon today is launching a new Amazon Polly WordPress plugin that gives your blog a voice by creating audio versions of your posts. The resulting audio can be played from within the blog post itself, or accessed in podcast form using a feature called Amazon Pollycast, the company says. The plugin itself was jointly designed by Amazon’s AWS team and ...

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Britain’s hilarious reaction as Trump shuns London… including a lookalike statue

President Donald Trump may have shunned London by canceling his upcoming visit to open the US embassy – but anyone passing by the £1 billion building today will have seen The Donald outside. Quick thinkers at Madame Tussauds joined Britons’ hilarious reaction to the news by sending in their waxwork of the 45th president on Friday. A life-sized Trump statue ...

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Alexa is coming to wearable devices, including headphones, smartwatches and fitness trackers

Amazon wants to bring Alexa to more devices than smart speakers, Fire TV and various other consumer electronics for the home, like alarm clocks. The company yesterday announced developer tools that would allow Alexa to be used in microwave ovens, for example – so you could just tell the oven what to do. Today, Amazon is rolling out a new ...

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