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Truck dumps 18 000kg of chicken feathers on highway

Truck dumps 18 000kg of chicken feathers on highway WSDOT said the truck was hauling 40,000 pounds worth of feathers. The semi driver reportedly didn't have any injuries, and claims he had fallen asleep at the wheel. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma reports traffic backed up for 11 miles (18 kilometers) as crews scooped up the feathers. The Washington State Department of Transportation shut down all lanes while workers cleaned up the mess and... [Full Article...]

Avengers 4: First Synopsis for Movie Holds Clues for Marvel Cinematic Universe

Avengers 4: First Synopsis for Movie Holds Clues for Marvel Cinematic Universe Reaching such a milestone at the domestic box office has helped Avengers: Infinity War become the second-fastest movie to reach the $600 million mark, doing so in 26 days. According to SuperBroMovies , Jim Starlin teased fans during the Puerto Rico Comic-Con event that one of his creations will be featured in " Avengers 4 ". [Full Article...]

Simon Yates maintains Giro d'Italia lead, Rohan Dennis wins time trial

Simon Yates maintains Giro d'Italia lead, Rohan Dennis wins time trial Britain's Simon Yates retained the leader's pink jersey with a 56-sec lead on defending champion Tom Dumoulin going into the crucial, final week of racing. "I felt good in the first half". "I thought I would lose a lot more, but I managed to hold on so I'm really happy". "I was really trying to hold my position, but the final 10km, I really died a thousands deaths". [Full Article...]

Venezuelan President expels two top USA diplomats

Venezuelan President expels two top USA diplomats A coalition of 14 nations from throughout the Americas, including Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, pledged to scale back diplomatic relations with Venezuela and urge global organizations not to issue Venezuela any new credit. KCNA ran another piece today saying that United States sanctions were "aimed at regime change" and "not confined to Venezuela only". Falcon was joined in his demand f... [Full Article...]

DR Congo begins vaccination as nurse succumbs to Ebola

DR Congo begins vaccination as nurse succumbs to Ebola Those two cases occurred at Bikoro, a remote rural area where the outbreak was announced on May 8 and then spread to Mbandaka - an event that has deeply anxious health experts. The trial results showed it was safe and gave very high levels of protection against Ebola. Guinean experts are at the forefront of the vaccination campaign in DR Congo, where the Ebola virus disease was first isolated in... [Full Article...]

Palestine asks ICC to probe Israeli 'crimes' against Palestinians

Palestine asks ICC to probe Israeli 'crimes' against Palestinians According to its website, the court is now investigating 11 "situations", the bulk of them in sub-Saharan Africa, involving allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ICC has been conducting a probe since 2015 into alleged crimes in the disputed territories, including Israel's settlement policy and the 2014 Gaza conflict. [Full Article...]

Apple's Next Campus Could Either Be In Arizona Or North Carolina

Apple's Next Campus Could Either Be In Arizona Or North Carolina Numerous first new hires at the facility will be call center workers. According to a report from WRAL.com , North Carolina was Apple's favored location from the beginning. That amount of space is almost two-thirds the size of the Pentagon and about half what Amazon is seeking for its second headquarters, potentially setting up a competition between the two tech giants for locations where they... [Full Article...]

Valve's Steam Link App Now Available for Android in Beta

Valve's Steam Link App Now Available for Android in Beta The Steam Link App will eliminate the need for the official Steam in-home streaming device, giving users easier access to their library of digital titles across a shared network - users who are interested in trying out the app are recommended to be running at least Android version 5.0, with access to some form of Bluetooth controller. [Full Article...]

AT&T and Verizon will carry the Red Hydrogen One smartphone

AT&T and Verizon will carry the Red Hydrogen One smartphone The post AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer appeared first on Digital Trends . Hello. Add your message here. To go along with Hydrogen One , Verizon plans to launch a 4-view content network specifically for subscribers who buy the smartphone. [Full Article...]

Neuer among four keepers in Germany's WC squad

Neuer among four keepers in Germany's WC squad He said, "We want to see for ourselves if Manuel Neuer is fit, we have a chance to see and assess him". I think Mario has awesome quality. Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos and Bayern Munich trio Mats Hummels , Thomas Mueller and Jerome Boateng are part of Germany's 27-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Plumes of ocean spray are emanating from Jupiter's moon Europa

Plumes of ocean spray are emanating from Jupiter's moon Europa That very same water is in contact with Europa's rocky core, which makes the moon (as well as Saturn's moon Enceladus ) the most likely to have alien life of some form, due to the interactions between the ocean and the hot mantle. Scientists think that this spike in energy particles may have been the probe flying through a water plume. They found their simulation matched closely with the data f... [Full Article...]

Fast Growing Mega Black Hole Discovered by Researchers

Fast Growing Mega Black Hole Discovered by Researchers The huge hole, codenamed QSO SMSS J215728.21-360215.1, is the staggering size of about 20 billion suns, and grows at a rate of 200 million suns over a million years. Wolf explains how they found the bright black hole. Because of its distance and the expansion of space, that light had shifted into the near-infrared during its billions-of-years journey. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off Sleeker Surface Hub 2 Digital Whiteboard

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off Sleeker Surface Hub 2 Digital Whiteboard It rocks a 50.5in display, which is around five inches smaller than its predecessor but comes in a 4K resolution rather than 1080p, and has a 3:2 aspect ratio, slim bezels and can be flipped horizontally as well as sit vertically. The amount of partner involvement with the Surface Hub 2 is expected to increase from the original version, which had a specialised partner base due to its requirement... [Full Article...]

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps in Investigation Over Data Abuse

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps in Investigation Over Data Abuse Announcing the investigation in March, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that any developers who failed or refused to comply with the audit would be banned from the platform. The company did not release the name of the apps it suspended. This functionality was already present in Facebook's privacy settings , but will be moved to ensure greater visibility. [Full Article...]

Oracle claims Google exfiltrates 1GB of data from Android phones every month

Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Ed MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyLawmakers press Amazon over child privacy protections in new Echo Wyden: I object to Trump's DHS cyber nomination over demands for Stingray information Democratic senators call for committee to investigate Cohen payments MORE (D-Mass.) asked Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons to examine "the potential d... [Full Article...]

Rage 2 Trailer Revealed Ahead of Official Announcement from Bethesda

Rage 2 Trailer Revealed Ahead of Official Announcement from Bethesda Following the recent Walmart Canada leak , Bethesda teases what certainly has to be RAGE 2 . It looks like Rage 2's apocalypse might feature a few more fashion models than we're used to, but it's likely just establishing a more nonsensical style similar to Gearbox's Borderlands franchise. [Full Article...]

Korea economically if it gets rid of nuclear weapons

Korea economically if it gets rid of nuclear weapons Pompeo's offer sounds is meant to sound grander, but is like on specifics. The allure of economic help could be enough for Kim to accept terms to denuclearize, as Pompeo said that there's a chance that North Korea and the US could become " partners ", according to the Los Angeles Times . [Full Article...]

All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP

All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP According to Mercedes , the AMG GT S Roadster will make the sprint to 60 miles per hour from a standstill in only 3.7 seconds, while its more powerful older brother will do the same in 3.6 seconds. They house composite brake discs that measure 390mm at the front and 360mm at the back. Other standard features include 19-inch rims at the front and 20s in the rear, a Silver Chrome Interior package... [Full Article...]

Researchers warn of critical flaw affecting PGP and S/MIME

Researchers warn of critical flaw affecting PGP and S/MIME One of the researchers who discovered the exploit said in a tweet that there are no reliable fixes for the vulnerability. "Our advice, which mirrors that of the researchers, is to immediately disable and/or uninstall tools that automatically decrypt PGP-encrypted email". [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 fully leaked ahead of the launch

OnePlus 6 fully leaked ahead of the launch OnePlus has itself confirmed a glass back design for the smartphone. Talking about the optics, there will be a vertically aligned dual camera setup at the rear which has 20-megapixel+12-megapixel sensors with OIS, Portrait mode, and slow-motion. [Full Article...]


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