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Last & best solar eclipse of the year upon us: What you need to know

The third and final solar eclipse of 2018 is just around the corner and is set to be the most-watched eclipse of the year. It will take place on Saturday, August 11. Unlike the total lunar eclipse on July 27, this week’s event is a partial eclipse – meaning the sun will not be completely covered by the moon. Read ...

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‘Jesus said give to men in need’: Refugee wants Austrians to share money & homes with migrants

A Syrian refugee living in Germany and writing columns for the local Huffington Post edition says all Austrians should take migrants into their homes, if they want integration to work. Aras Bacho, who says he is 19 and has lived in Germany for the past eight years, has penned an open letter in the Austrian daily newspaper OE24. According to ...

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UK report highlights changing gadget habits — and our need for an online fix

A look back at the past decade of consumer technology use in the UK has shone a light on changing gadget habits, underlining how Brits have gone from being smartphone dabblers back in 2008 when a top-of-the-range smartphone cost ~£500 to true addicts in today’s £1k+ premium smartphone era. The report also highlights what seems to be, at times, a ...

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‘We need new EU Commission’: Hungarian PM launches scathing attack over migration policy

In another sign of discord over migration inside the EU, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has called for a new commission that can hammer out a practical solution to the crisis, saying the current one has “no significance.” Orban took a swipe at the executive body for condemning those countries which insist they are protecting their borders from migrants. He ...

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Bloody lunar eclipse prompts end-is-nigh prophecies – here’s all you need to know

The longest –and creepiest– lunar eclipse of the century will take place Friday and Saturday, prompting renewed fear among those who think that this weekend’s blood moon spells the end of days. What is a blood moon? The lunar eclipse will see the Moon turn a red shade, thanks to the Earth passing between the Sun and the Moon, which ...

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Trump says US ready to tax all Chinese imports should need arise

Washington may slap import taxes on all $ 505 billion worth of Chinese goods should it become necessary if the trade conflict with Beijing escalates, US President Donald Trump told CNBC. So far, the countries have exchanged levies on mutual imports worth of $ 34 billion. US export duties on Chinese products came into force on July 6 with China ...

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Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming: What you need to know

The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century and the chance to see Mars up close is almost upon us, here’s everything you need to know to catch the mesmerizing event. On Friday July 27 the lunar eclipse will stretch across most of Europe and Asia, Australia, Africa and part of South America. North and central Americans won’t be able ...

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‘Rulers need myth that US is a democracy to give Americans illusion of control’ – Lee Camp

Jeff Bezos has $ 141 billion, and 63 percent of Americans say they can’t afford a $ 500 emergency. The system of massive inequality is unsustainable, but it keeps going thanks to the myths we are told, Lee Camp says. Comedian Lee Camp breaks down the eight great myths of American society in the latest edition of his satirical talk ...

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Need better tech & more infowars: NATO fears lack of air superiority against ‘peer adversary’

Facing the prospect of fighting someone who might fight back, NATO has adopted a new air power strategy, short on specifics but long on calls for better technology, cyber and information warfare. The document, published on Tuesday, calls joint air power (JAP) a “key instrument in achieving NATO’s three core tasks and other political objectives.” It is the first such ...

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Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a defendant challenging the government’s use of his cellphone location information without a warrant. Timothy Carpenter was sentenced to 116 years in prison after being found guilty in 2013 of planning a number of armed robberies across the American Midwest. Police used his cellphone records to link him to the crimes ...

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