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Absence is coming: Game of Thrones finale could kill workplace productivity on Monday

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The final Game of Thrones episode premiering on May 19 is likely to cause major workplace conflicts, a new survey from the Workforce Institute at Kronos, conducted by the Harris Poll, has found. According to the study, the “Absence is Coming” episode could be as disastrous to America’s workplaces on Monday morning as it will Read More

ICYMI: Game of War Zones: Trumpgaryans vs Iranisters

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There are two stories gripping the world’s attention, the fictional finale of Game of Thrones, and the very real storm gathering around Iran, but are there any parallels? Well it’s pretty clear that whether you’re armed with a dragons or nukes, the ability to reduce entire cities to ashes makes you a formidable foe, especially Read More

Cold War ‘nuclear coffin’ leaking radioactive waste from US tests into Pacific Ocean – UN chief

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A massive concrete dome built during the Cold War to contain waste from US Nuclear testing has degraded and began leaking nuclear waste into the Pacific Ocean, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has confirmed. While the imposing structure at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands may look like something from a James Bond movie, Guterres Read More

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to “revitalize America’s economy for the 21st century.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Governor Jay Inslee participates Read More

Jeremy Kyle did not kill anyone & poor people can decide for themselves if they want to go on TV

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The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show is a typical British middle-class moral panic that treats working-class people as children – too stupid to even be allowed to participate in (or watch!) a daytime TV program. Having looked down on what is a parochial watered-down Jerry Springer Show clone for its entire 14 year run, Read More

Major magnetic storm may displace satellites from orbit & hamper GPS navigation – scientists

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The largest magnetic storm in two years, which hit Earth on Tuesday, is no joke, Russian scientists warned, saying that increased solar activity threatens electronics and people’s Health. The phenomenon may divert spacecraft from their orbit and create problems for satellite communications and GPS navigation, the Laboratory of X-Ray Astronomy at the Lebedev Institute of Read More

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks. FILE PHOTO – Shoppers ride escalators at the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles, California November 8, 2013. REUTERS/David McNew/File Read More

Protestors toss firebombs at govt office in Albania as opposition demands PM’s resignation

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Opposition protestors tossed Molotov cocktails at the Albanian government headquarters on Saturday, while the police responded with tear gas. The Balkan country’s accession to the EU is to be decided in less than two months. There were at least 1,500 officers guarding the government’s office in the capital Tirana, the entrance to which had been Read More

Four armed men storm international hotel in Pakistan

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By Ajay Nair, news reporter Four attackers have stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan, shooting dead a security guard before being killed themselves after a lengthy stand-off. The attack happened at the Pearl Continental Hotel in the southwestern city of Gwadar. Before the deaths were confirmed, an army spokesman said: “The guests have been safely Read More