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Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS (PHOTO, VIDEOS)

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Published time: 26 May, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 26 May, 2019 09:10 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 180 kilometers west of Moyobamba, and no injuries have yet been reported. Prelim M8.0 Earthquake northern Read More

Sign of unity or ‘BJP propaganda’? Indian Muslim woman names child after PM Modi

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Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s triumph in the recent parliamentary election, a Muslim woman named her newborn son after him, sparking a variety of reactions among political groups and people online. A woman from Uttar Pradesh, a northern Indian state with a large Muslim population, filed papers to have her newborn son registered as Read More

British climber becomes latest to die on Everest

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A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest – where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks. Dozens of climbers have been making the assault on the summit in the narrow window of opportunity when weather conditions are good enough. The Briton is reported to have Read More

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

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech Read More

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma – sources

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(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, made by Read More

Hedge fund manager David Tepper plans to send investors’ money back

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire David Tepper plans to turn his hedge fund Appaloosa Management into a family office where he will invest his personal fortune and return capital to outside clients at some point, a person familiar with his plans said on Thursday. Appaloosa, which was founded by Tepper, has gained an average of 25% Read More