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Hong Kong protesters make rest of the world look bad with 2am rubbish clean up (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Hong Kong protesters showed up the rest of the world’s demonstrators when, after a 2 million-strong march, they worked through the night to ensure not a scrap of trash was left in their wake. The mass protests against an unpopular China extradition bill took place on June 16 and, after the 3km march was over, Read More

Scientists MELT satellite in plasma wind tunnel to study space debris destruction

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European Space Agency researchers melted one of the densest parts of an Earth-orbiting satellites into vapor as part of their quest to find better methods of protecting people from falling space debris. The team recreated the intense conditions objects face when entering Earth’s atmosphere, by placing the satellite into a hypersonic plasma wind tunnel at Read More

Stuntman found dead after magic trick in River Ganges goes wrong

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By Karina Pavlova, news reporter The body of an Indian magician who drowned when his Houdini-like escape stunt went wrong has been recovered from the River Ganges. Chanchal Lahiri, also known as Jadugar Mandrake, was tied up with ropes and steel chains for a magic trick and was lowered into the river on Sunday while Read More

3 Delhi officers suspended following public outrage over driver’s brutal beating (VIDEOS)

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Three Delhi policemen have been suspended over the brutal beating of a man in the street following a fender bender in India. Viral footage of the altercation sparked a protest and police investigation. The incident reportedly occurred after taxi driver, Sarabjeet Singh, and his 16-year-old son Balwant Singh, bumped into a police vehicle in Mukherjee Read More

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials? Congress is on the cusp of passing retirement reform legislation that will open 401(k) plans to annuity products which guarantee lifetime income, alongside the more typical offerings of mutual funds, target-date funds Read More

Game of clones? Debate rages over claim GoT copied Indian show for iconic attack scene

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The dust may have settled in the aftermath of the final season of Game of Thrones, but that doesn’t mean the internet arguments have stopped, especially now that the showrunners have been accused of plagiarising Indian TV. Game of Thrones hero and master assassin Arya Stark proved to be the evil Night King’s undoing as Read More

Protesters reject Hong Kong leader’s apology over extradition bill

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Protesters in Hong Kong have rejected an apology from the city’s leader for her handling of a controversial extradition bill. Tens of thousands of people have been demonstrating against the bill, which they claim would allow China to extradite Hong Kong residents to the mainland for political trials. On Monday police started clearing the streets Read More

Pompeo vows that U.S. will protect shipping in Persian Gulf

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By Mark Niquette and Shawn Donnan on 6/16/2019 COLUMBUS and WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — There’s “no doubt” Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers leaving the Persian Gulf last week, and the U.S. will guarantee safe commercial navigation going forward with its partners, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said. “The United States is going Read More

‘Very thin thread’: IDF may strike Gaza quietly & unexpectedly amid tensions with Hamas

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The IDF reportedly wants to scrap the policy of warning Gaza residents before conducting airstrikes against alleged Hamas targets, as cross-border tensions with the enclave have once again flared up this week. Israeli military typically warns the residents of Gaza, either by automatic phone calls or leaflets, to stay clear of buildings which could be Read More

Drunk man terrorizes streets of small Polish town in Soviet tank

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Police in central Poland responded to a late evening call over an incident that surely sent chills down the spines of Russophobe conspiracy theorists: a T-55 tank rampaging down the main street. When police arrived at the scene in the town of Pajeczno on Thursday night, they found the Soviet-era tank casually parked on a Read More