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Irishman killed on Everest and another missing in huge queues

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

Mona Lisa ‘brought to life’ with deepfake AI

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The subject of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa painting has been brought to life by AI researchers. The video, achieved from a single photo, shows the model in the portrait moving her head, eyes and mouth. The latest iteration of so-called deepfake technology came out of Samsung’s AI research laboratory in Moscow. Some are Read More

One Irishman killed on Everest and another missing

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S

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FILE PHOTO: Wrecked vehicles are pictured at a Toyota dealer following a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S., May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas. A clash Read More

New York court dismisses whistleblower’s libel suit against UBS

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at an office building in Zurich July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower’s $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were at Read More

Everest ‘traffic’ blamed for death of mountaineers

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Eight people have died climbing Everest in the last week amid fears that a traffic jam of mountaineers is making the journey more treacherous. Two Indian climbers, Kalpana Das, 52, and Nihal Bagwan, 27, died on Thursday while descending the peak. A 65-year-old Australian died on the same day on the northern Tibet side of Read More

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel (gasoil) owners

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The logo of Volkswagen carmaker is seen at the entrance of a showroom in Nice, France, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles. The case was Read More

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink

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PARIS (Reuters) – Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year’s harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks. FILE PHOTO: A farmer plows next to a rapeseed field, near the Mont Saint-Michel 11th century abbey, in Ardevon, Normandy, Read More

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.: Filing of Interim Financial Statements

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FALCON OIL & GAS LTD.(“Falcon” or the “Company”) Filing of Interim Financial Statements 24 May 2019 – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, Euronext Growth: FAC) announces that it has filed its Interim Financial Statements for the three months ended 31 March 2019 and the accompanying Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”). The Read More

Assange indictments aim to ‘discourage media from reporting atrocities & war crimes’

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New charges against WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange are revenge for the embarrassment he brought on the US government and a signal to media to stay clear of US war crimes and corruption, lawyer and activist Kevin Zeese told RT. A superseding indictment revealed by the US Justice Department on Thursday charges Assange with additional 17 counts Read More