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Famous bikini-clad hiker freezes to death on Taiwan mountain

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A hiker who gained fame for scaling summits while scantily clad has been found frozen to death on the side of a mountain in Taiwan after suffering a bad fall during her latest challenge. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker’, Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. The 36-year-old ascended many of Taiwan’s tallest mountains and Read More

Ten UN peacekeepers shot dead in Mali attack

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Ten United Nations (UN) peacekeepers have been killed and at least 25 more are injured after gunmen attacked a village in Mali. The UN has confirmed that all of those killed were on a diplomatic mission to Aguelhok from Chad, which is separated from Mali by Niger to the west. Assailants arrived in several armed Read More

8 peacekeepers killed in militant attack on UN base in Mali

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At least eight UN peacekeepers have been killed and many injured in a “major” assault on one of their bases in the northeastern Mali, where various Al-Qaeda and Islamic State-linked groups have been active. The incident occurred early on Sunday in the northeastern Kidal province near the village of Aguelhok. A group of militants attacked Read More

Moscow’s pick of new envoy to conflict-ridden CAR is ‘good choice’ – ex-diplomat to RT

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Moscow has assigned a new envoy to the Central African Republic (CAR) as the country faces fresh internal conflicts. However, appointing a new ambassador is nothing out of the ordinary, a veteran diplomat told RT. Vladimir Titorenko was appointed ambassador to CAR on Tuesday. He replaced Sergei Lobanov, who had been Moscow’s envoy since 2011. Read More

Tesla to sack over 3,000 workers amid poor profits and Model 3 production challenges

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Electric car maker Tesla is planning to fire around seven percent of its full-time staff, as the road ahead will be “very difficult,” according to an email sent to employees by CEO Elon Musk. In the letter, published on Tesla’s website, Musk cited “tiny” profits and pressure to deliver lower cost Model 3 vehicles “in Read More

City of Fort Lauderdale Selects Envision Solar’s EV ARC™ Product for Fleet Services

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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, announced the City of Fort Lauderdale has selected the Company’s EV ARC™ product to provide emission-free EV charging Read More

SAS soldier 'helped tackle Nairobi terror attackers'

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An SAS soldier reportedly helped tackle the terrorists who killed at least 14 people, including a British man, when they targeted a luxury Nairobi hotel complex. The “long-serving” forces member is said to have been on a mission training and mentoring Kenyan Special Forces when the assault broke out. The unnamed soldier can reportedly be Read More

Clear Blue Technologies Illuminates Toronto’s Bloor Street with Smart City Lighting Systems

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TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clear Blue Technologies International (“Clear Blue” or “the Company”) (TSXV: CBLU) (FSE: 0YA), the Smart Off-Grid™ company, today announced that 40 of its Illumient solar-powered street lights have been installed along Bloor Street West in Toronto.  These smart city lighting systems will also host Wi-Fi for the area, Read More

Living the tech dream, thanks to a novel apprenticeship program

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – While growing up in Seattle, Enrique Rico’s mom cleaned the posh homes of Microsoft employees. When Rico tagged along on sick days from school, he dreamed of having the life of a technology worker. Enrique Rico, 26, a developer at Avvo, an online marketplace for legal services, is seen in Seattle, Read More