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Samsung’s folding phone breaks for reviewers

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Earlier this week, Samsung sent out its remarkable new folding smartphone to a number of media outlets, including the BBC. Perhaps now it wishes it hadn’t. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman: The Verge’s Dieter Bohn: CNBC’s Steve Kovach: Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. We’re still waiting on a statement from Samsung about this. But it’s a Read More

Meditate to the tax finish line

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NEW YORK(Reuters) – Stressed out by the tax deadline on April 15? FILE PHOTO: A tax sign is pictured on an H&R Block tax office in Los Angeles, California, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Yes, of course, there is an app for that. Some 52 percent of Americans find the filing process stressful, according to Read More

Major anti-aging breakthrough as ‘magic bullet’ targets ‘zombie cells’

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Scientists at the Mayo Clinic have seen ‘highly significant and dramatic’ results from anti-aging drugs trials on both mice and humans. The studies were so successful, in fact, the drugs may be on the market in the next two years. In tests on mice, the researchers extended the animals’ lifespan by 36 percent or the Read More

‘I was brainwashed’: Shamima Begum begs for ‘second chance’

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Shamima Begum has said she is now coming to terms with the prospect of never being allowed to return to the UK and insists she was “brainwashed” by Islamic State. She is currently at Syrian refugee camp al Hawl, along with 1,555 other women and children who travelled from abroad to join the extremist group. Read More

Staff accused of gang-raping sedated woman in Indian hospital

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Five people have been arrested after a patient, a woman under sedation, was allegedly gang-raped by a group of staff members while in intensive care at a hospital in India. The woman had presented at the hospital in Meerut, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, because she was suffering from a breathing problem. After being Read More

‘Total elimination’ of ISIS in Syria? US-backed forces confirm, Damascus calls it a bluff

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The Kurdish-led and US-back Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that they crushed the last remaining pocket of jihadist resistance in Syria. Damascus earlier dismissed the celebratory news as a “bluff.” Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) suffered “total elimination” and “a 100 percent territorial defeat,” SDF spokesperson Mustafa Bali announced on Saturday. The news came after Read More

Houston chemical blaze extinguished but smoke shuts schools

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By Joe Carroll and Stephen Stapczynski on 3/20/2019 HOUSTON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Firefighting crews early Wednesday extinguished a petrochemical tank fire near Houston that had blazed for almost four days, spewing black smoke into the skies above the energy capital and spurring the hurried cancellation of classes for tens of thousands of children. Smoke Read More

Houston chemical fire intensifies after loss of water pressure

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By Simon Casey, Kevin Crowley and Jack Kaskey on 3/19/2019 NEW YORK and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — A fire at a petrochemical storage facility that’s covered Houston in a thick pall of smoke for the past two days intensified overnight after firefighters briefly lost water pressure. Two additional storage tanks are ablaze, bringing the total to Read More

Hospital defends use of robot that told patient he was going to die

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The family of a dying 78-year-old man have been left devastated after a hospital robot rolled into his room to deliver the news that he did not have long to live. Ernest Quintana was taken to the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in the San Francisco Bay area of California last weekend after suffering breathing difficulties, Read More

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with space station

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For the first time, a space system built for humans by a commercial company has been successfully flight tested by NASA. Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a rocket out of the Earth’s atmosphere on Saturday, in a major step towards reviving America’s human spaceflight programme. After making 18 orbits of the Earth, the rocket’s payload – Read More