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Principal fired for running secret cryptocurrency mining scheme at school

A get rich quick scheme has spectacularly backfired on a headmaster and vice-principal as the pair have both been fired for racking up outrageous energy bills by using their school to run a secret cryptocurrency mining workshop. Principal Lei Hua is said to have used eight school computers to run a clandestine Ethereum mining network in the Hunan province for ...

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Candidates in canceled elections should be barred from running again – LDPR leader

The head of the Russian Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) says candidates in regional elections that have been canceled over violations should be legally barred from running again. LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky made the proposal soon after the elections commission in the Primorsky Region of Russia’s Far East ordered the results of the recent gubernatorial election to be annulled due to ...

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Court bans Brazil’s ex-President Lula, convicted of corruption, from running for office again

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has his presidential bid stalled after the Latin American country’s top electoral court ruled on Friday the veteran politician is ineligible to run due to his corruption conviction. Four judges out of a seven-member panel denied Lula the right to stand for the election following a tedious seven-hour debate. One judge has ...

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Google takes a step back from running the Kubernetes development infrastructure

Google today announced that it is providing the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) with $ 9 million in Google Cloud credits to help further its work on the Kubernetes container orchestrator and that it is handing over operational control of the project to the community. These credits will be split over three years and are meant to cover the infrastructure costs of building, ...

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Google steps back from running the Kubernetes development infrastructure

Google today announced that it is providing the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) with $ 9 million in Google Cloud credits to help further its work on the Kubernetes container orchestrator and that it is handing over operational control of the project to the community. These credits will be split over three years and are meant to cover the infrastructure costs of building, ...

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'Where's the evidence?' Chicago community shocked after teen kills himself while running from police

A Chicago community is in disbelief after a 16-year-old African-American teen reportedly shot himself while running from officers after they tried to question him about being in possession of a weapon. The incident unfolded just before 7pm local time on Friday, when police spotted Steven Rosenthal with a gun and tried to talk to him, according to the Chicago Police ...

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Many hoppy returns: German beer producers running out of bottles as heatwave fuels demand

Increased beer production and a summer heatwave in Germany have created a bottle shortage problem for local producers, with some breweries even turning to social media to ask for help. The problem is especially acute for independent, regional, family-run breweries like Fiege in the western German city of Bochum. The brewery’s spokesperson told Deutsche Welle that Fiege normally bottles 100,000 ...

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Cheeky burglar wakes sleeping couple, but instead of running… asks for wifi code

A California couple woke to find a burglar standing in their bedroom, who, instead of running away, asked for their wifi password. Bizarrely, this isn’t the first time the wifi-seeking thief has done this. The incident took place in Palo Alto last Sunday. A couple in their 60s awoke to discover a masked intruder standing in their bedroom asking them ...

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Fmr New Mexico governor & Libertarian presidential candidate Johnson mulls running for US Senate

Former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson says he is contemplating running for the US Senate for the state, after it was announced that the Libertarian Party’s main candidate was pulling out of the race. “If the opportunity arises to run for the Senate, I will give it serious consideration,” Johnson told the Albuquerque Journal in a statement. “To be ...

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Tesla shares sink on reports carmaker is running short on cash

Shares in electric car maker Tesla dipped after reports it asked suppliers for a cashback to become profitable on paper. The Wall Street Journal sites a Tesla memo, in which the carmaker asked its major supplier to refund some money Tesla had paid earlier. Tesla characterized it as a re-investment to continue the long-term growth between both players. Read more ...

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