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ISIS take 700 refugees hostage as US keeps ‘imitating’ fighting terrorists in Syria – MoD

Islamic State terrorists have attacked a refugee camp in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province and took hundreds of people hostage, while the US and its allied armed groups looked away, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The brazen assault on the El Bahra refugee camp took place on Saturday and saw “130 families of about 700 people” abducted and taken away ...

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Jack Ma says US will ‘suffer more’ if it keeps trying to start Cold War with China

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma has warned that the US will “suffer more” if it continues its efforts to launch a Cold War against China in an attempt to neutralize the growth of the country’s economy. Speaking via video to the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Ma said he believed the US would fare worse in ...

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Indian pilots lack sleep as social media use keeps them up – Air Force Chief

In the war for a good night’s sleep, India’s top air force official has called for the service to develop a system to assess how well rested their pilots are before they fly. “Long hours” on social media are to blame. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights,” Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa told ...

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Google keeps a history of your locations even when Location History is off

In a wonderfully clear example of “dark patterns” designed to mislead users and retain control over their data, Google continues tracking your location even when you turn off Location History and are told that “the places you go are no longer stored.” Google says it tells users, but its disclosure is the bare minimum and users are discouraged from further ...

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Trump can listen, but keeps his own opinion on many issues, yet US & Russia on right track – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed that the Helsinki summit with Donald Trump was more fruitful than expected, stating that the US president is a competent man, who knows how to listen, yet stand his ground. “I did not hold my expectations high, since it’s our first meaningful meeting. It was designed to have a warm-up nature, so that we can ...

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‘I’m not going anywhere!’: Trump keeps up attack on ‘unhinged’ Maxine Waters

President Donald Trump continued his offensive on Democrat congresswoman Maxine Waters, branding her the “unhinged face of the Democrat party.” Trump’s tweet comes after Waters called for the public harassment of Trump staff. “Congratulations to Maxine Waters, whose crazy rants have made her, together with Nancy Pelosi, the unhinged FACE of the Democrat Party,” the President tweeted on Wednesday. “Together, ...

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Elon Musk keeps grip on Tesla, promises to solve production problems

Tesla’s shareholders have re-elected three directors and voted against removing Elon Musk as company chairman. He says the electric car company will solve its Model 3 production problems. Before the meeting, several major shareholding companies had insisted that the chairman and CEO titles should not be held by a single person. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said Musk is too busy ...

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No sooner said than done: Woman keeps promise to adopt 8 children after son’s recovery from injury

A woman, in the Russian southern region of Dagestan, who vowed to take care of orphans if her son survived a critical injury, has kept her promise and adopted eight children with special needs. “I asked Allah, if he brings my son back, I’ll adopt orphaned children,” foster mother Madinat Shakhbulatova told the Ruptly video news agency. Shakhbulatova’s biological son, ...

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Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew away analyst expectations with 49 percent revenue growth for the quarter. Oh ya, and that revenue? Well that was $ 5.44B for the quarter, a ways above the projected $ 5.26B. ...

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Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew away analyst expectations with 49 percent revenue growth for the quarter. Oh ya, and that revenue? Well that was $ 5.44B for the quarter, a ways above the projected $ 5.26B. ...

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