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Sniper-killing journalist game pulled after outcry over ‘Breaking News’ mission

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A popular sniper-mission video game encouraging players to assassinate a journalist has been pulled by its developer after media reports exposed the controversial shooting scene. ‘Sniper 3D Assassin’ was a free game on Apple devices as well as gaming platform Steam, and was available on Amazon, Google and Microsoft app stores. New York Times journalist Read More

Leaked OPCW memo casts doubt on watchdog’s Douma ‘chemical attack’ conclusions

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A leaked report by OPCW engineers contradicts the chemical watchdog’s official report on the April 2018 incident in Syria, and raises questions about political pressure by US, UK and France on the UN body. In April 2018, as Syrian government forces recaptured the city of Douma from Islamist militants, the “White Helmets” claimed a chemical Read More

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake’

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An airstrike by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission reportedly killed 17 police officers in Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring a dozen others in a ‘mistake’ during fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban. The strike was conducted as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban outside Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province, with Afghan officials describing the Read More

Are dark matter ‘clumps’ tearing holes in the Milky Way?

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A ‘dense bullet’ of dark matter a million times larger than the sun may have plowed through the Milky Way, dragging stars out of line behind it, in an astrophysical model that explains a mysterious ’glitch’ in the galaxy. The “galactic hit-and-run” theory explains the ragged gap discovered in GD-1, the longest stellar stream in Read More

2 US destroyers enter Persian Gulf amid tensions with Iran

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Two US Navy warships armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles have entered the Persian Gulf with a carrier strike group on stand-by off the coast of Oman, as Washington keeps accusing Tehran of planning to attack “American interests.” Guided missile destroyers USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) and USS McFaul (DDG-74) transited the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday afternoon, Read More

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site. FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (in center, in a horizontal position), is readied for Read More

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leaves after he addressed a gathering at the Trade Winds Indo-Pacific Trade Mission and Business Forum in New Delhi, India, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into Read More

Cranium Engineering deploys C-Kore Cable Monitor Units in Africa for first time

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5/16/2019 Photo: C-Kore DigiTron ROV receptacle t-shape 3-4 view no shadow transparent. LONDON — C-Kore systems recently completed their first deployment with VAYCO Oil Tools and local Nigerian partner Cranium Engineering on an asset integrity verification operation for a major oil operator off the coast of Nigeria. The C-Kore units saved vessel time and deferment Read More

PwrCor Working with Industry and Academic Leaders  to Improve Energy Efficiency of Data Centers

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NEW YORK, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PwrCor, Inc. (OTCQB:PWCO), an advanced technology company focusing on clean, renewable energy solutions for the Waste-Heat-to-Power, Geothermal, and Solar Thermal markets, is working with data center cooling industry and academic leaders to demonstrate that the wasted ultra-low-grade heat generated from data center electronics can now be converted Read More

Clear Blue Announces Update on Delay in Filing Financial Statements

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TORONTO, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: CBLU) is providing an update on the status of the filing of its annual financial statements, accompanying management’s discussion and analysis and related CEO and CFO certifications for the financial year ended December 31, 2018 (collectively, the “Annual Filings”). Read More