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Hong Kong parking spot bought for $433,000 & flipped for $760,000 just 9 months later

A new world property record has been set in Hong Kong where a single parking space was just sold for HK$ 6 million ($ 760,000). It is now the most expensive place on the planet to park your car. The parking spot at the luxury Ultima apartment complex is located in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district. It was initially bought in ...

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US teacher faces 6 months in jail for feeding live puppy to turtle in front of students

A science teacher in Idaho, who fed a sick puppy to a turtle in front of his students, has been accused of animal cruelty and faces a possible six-month prison sentence, as well as a fine of $ 5,000, if found guilty of misdemeanor. Robert Crosland of Preston Junior High School was charged on Friday, after an investigation by the ...

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Yahoo shuts down social savings app Tanda only months after launch

Well, that didn’t take long. Yahoo Finance’s new social savings app Tanda, which launched just this January, is already shutting down. The company announced the news of the app’s closure via a blog post, which vaguely hinted at a lack of traction. That appears to be true – the app isn’t even in the top 1,500 in the Finance category ...

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27 months in 3 minutes: How Russia built Europe’s longest bridge (TIMELAPSE VIDEO)

Published time: 17 May, 2018 17:37 Edited time: 17 May, 2018 17:49 It took thousands of people and 27 months to build a 19km bridge connecting Crimea to Russia’s mainland. This is how the titanic construction project unfolded – compressed in tree minutes of stunning timelapse footage. The Crimean bridge was opened earlier this week for cars. The video clip ...

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Woman to be jailed for 3 months in France for refusing to remove niqab

A French court has handed a woman a six-month prison sentence for refusing a police officer’s request that she remove her niqab. The decision has sparked outrage in the French Muslim community. The sentence follows the woman’s dramatic arrest in the southern city of Toulouse last month after she was stopped by police for wearing a full-face veil, which is ...

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US demanded N. Korea ship ‘some’ nukes & missiles abroad within 6 months – Asahi

The US has demanded North Korea ship some of its nuclear warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles out of the country within half a year, according to Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper, citing sources familiar with the talks. Over the course of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the US and North Korea, the American side has told Pyongyang it expects it to get rid ...

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IDF soldier filmed ‘executing’ Palestinian attacker freed after 9 months in jail

An Israeli soldier filmed executing an injured Palestinian man has been released from prison early after serving half of his originally 18-month sentence in a military prison. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in January 2017 of manslaughter for shooting dead alleged assailant Abdel Fattah al-Sharif in the West Bank. During his trial, the court heard Azaria fired the fatal ...

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'Bomb North Korea' protest as leaders seek to defuse months of tension

South Korean activists have gathered for an anti-North protest with controversial banners, calling for their northern neighbors to be ‘bombed’ as Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in begin historic talks. “It’s time to bomb North Korea,” read a banner seen in the protest against the inter-Korean summit in Paju city, just south of the “truce village” of Panmunjom. ...

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Israel border guard gets 9 months in jail for shooting dead Palestinian teen

An Israeli border guard has been jailed for nine months after being found guilty of shooting dead a teenage Palestinian protester in the West Bank in 2014. READ MORE: Price of safety? IDF snipers ordered to shoot at any ‘threat,’ even if it is child – ex-general The prosecution reached a plea bargain with the accused, Ben Deri, after a ...

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Russian govt cuts the term of required data storage for telecom providers from 6 months to 1

The Russian government has approved legislation requiring telecom providers to store records of client traffic for 30 days, instead of the original length of 6 months. Internet companies say compliance will still be difficult. The government order, published on the official state website on Friday, states that the new rules for the storage of users’ text messages, voice information, images, ...

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