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Syria repels IDF air raid on intl airport south of Damascus, shot down 7 missiles – Moscow

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Syrian air defenses repelled an Israeli air raid into its territory, successfully intercepting seven missiles fired by incoming F-16 fighter jets, the Russian military said. No damage or casualties on the ground were reported. The attack occurred at 1:32pm local time on Sunday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Four F-16 Israeli fighter jets were flying Read More

2 dead & 22 injured in massive blaze at France’s iconic Courchevel ski resort

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A massive house fire in the French ski resort of Courchevel has left two people dead and multiple injured, officials confirmed. Some people also had to jump out of windows to save themselves. The fire struck on early Sunday morning in a three-story building occupied by seasonal tourists including foreigners, local media report. The cause Read More

Twenty die and 71 burn as Mexico oil pipeline explodes

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At least 20 people have died and 54 badly burned after a leaking pipeline triggered a massive fire in central Mexico. About 300 locals were rushing to steal the oil when at least 20 were burned to death on Friday evening, Omar Fayad, governor of Hidalgo state said. The pipeline, in the town of Tlahuelilpan, Read More

Russia warns US against arms race on Earth & space after missile defense plans revealed

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US rejection of any limitations on missile defense programs and readiness to weaponize space has drawn a blunt reaction from Moscow, with the Russian Foreign Ministry warning Washington not to restart the Cold War-era arms race. Describing the US Missile Defense Review (MDR) published Thursday as “openly confrontational,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said the document Read More

Brazil agriculture minister wants to open indigenous land to commercial farming

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil should open indigenous land to commercial farming, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, while also seeking to soften many of President Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial stances on native people and the environment. FILE PHOTO: Chief Joao Ponce (C), head of the Uirapuru indigenous community, walks along a corn field near Read More

Apophis asteroid could strike Earth in 2068, warn Russian scientists

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The ominously-named Apophis asteroid could have hundreds of opportunities to hit the Earth over the course of the next century, Russian scientists have warned. Named after the Ancient Egyptian god of evil, darkness and destruction, Apophis 99942 is expected to come within 37,600km (23,363 miles) of the Earth, just a tenth of the distance between Read More

Camber Energy in discussions with investment banking firms regarding merger, acquisition opportunities

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1/18/2019 Photo: Camber Energy. HOUSTON — Camber Energy, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, has announced that the company has had discussions with multiple investment banking firms to assist with identifying a merger or acquisition candidate and Read More

Facebook blocks accounts linked to Russian state-owned Sputnik

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its platforms, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, Read More

In 5G play, Vodafone and IBM link up cloud systems for business

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Vodafone is teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems to support the next wave of digital advances, such as machine learning, on super-fast fifth-generation telecoms networks. FILE PHOTO: Logos of 5G technology and telecommunications company Vodafone are pictured at the 5G Mobility Lab of Read More

Ex-Symantec executive Canellos joins Ericom Software as CEO

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ex-Symantec executive David Canellos has joined Ericom Software as chief executive officer, the security software provider said on Thursday, just a month after his departure from Symantec. The move follows multiple key executive exits at Symantec late last year, including president and chief operating officer Michael Fey, chief marketing officer Michael Read More