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Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

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The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 – since re-doing old stories with a PC angle is easier than writing new ones. The UK’s Daily Mail reports that British actress Lashana Lynch will take over Read More

‘RIP Rip Torn’: Dodgeball and Men In Black star dies

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Rip Torn, who starred in the likes of Dodgeball and Men In Black, has died aged 88. The award-winning television, film and theatre actor died at his home on Tuesday afternoon, with his wife and two daughters by his side. He played Chief Zed, the head of the Men In Black, in the sci-fi film Read More

Google Maps outage sparks mass disorientation

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The Google Maps server has gone offline in some parts of the world, and users are finding themselves utterly disoriented – or not finding themselves at all. Instead, they are reportedly shown “no results found” error messages. The app has been reported down in the US, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Read More

Google Maps down, sparking mass disorientation

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The Google Maps server has gone offline in some parts of the world, and users are finding themselves utterly disoriented – or not finding themselves at all. Instead, they are reportedly shown “no results found” error messages. The app has been reported down in the US, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Read More

Japanese zoo’s utterly bizarre lion escape drill goes viral

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Footage of a Japanese zoo conducting a bizarre safety drill, featuring a staff member dressed as a lion and a drive-by shooting, has gone viral. Staff armed with nets and poles at the Tobe Zoo in Ehime Prefecture in western Japan evacuated perplexed visitors amid warnings of an escaped animal. The ‘beast’ in question turned Read More

Chinese company making F-35 parts?! Embarrassing ‘discovery’ further erodes ‘Huawei spying’ hysteria

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Chinese company making F-35 parts?! Embarrassing ‘discovery’ further erodes ‘Huawei spying’ hysteria
After a Chinese company was found manufacturing circuit boards for the F-35 jet, the UK Ministry of Defense insisted there is nothing to worry about, rendering the fuss over omnipresent Beijing spies increasingly silly. Exception PCB, a Chinese-owned company based in Gloucestershire, England, manufactures the circuit boards that control the engines, lighting, fuel and navigation Read More

Chinese company making F-35 parts?! Embarrassing ‘discovery’ further erodes ‘Huawei spying’ claims

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Chinese company making F-35 parts?! Embarrassing ‘discovery’ further erodes ‘Huawei spying’ claims
After a Chinese company was found manufacturing circuit boards for the F-35 jet, the UK Ministry of Defense insisted there is nothing to worry about, rendering the fuss over omnipresent Beijing spies increasingly silly. Exception PCB, a Chinese-owned company based in Gloucestershire, England, manufactures the circuit boards that control the engines, lighting, fuel and navigation Read More

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters

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A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal. Exception PCB, a printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer in Gloucestershire, south west England, produces circuit boards that “control many of the F-35’s core capabilities”, according to publicity material produced Read More

Knox in Italy for first time since acquittal to discuss ‘murder I didn’t commit’

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Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since being acquitted of killing British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia. The American former exchange student, 31, is due to take part in a panel discussion on wrongful convictions in Modena on Saturday. Accompanied by her mother Edda Mellas and fiance Christopher Robinson at Milan’s Read More

TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years

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A man who was involved in a major hack attack of telecoms firm TalkTalk has been sentenced to four years’ detention. Daniel Kelley, 22, from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, pleaded guilty in 2016 to 11 charges including involvement in the attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 customers was stolen. Kelley will serve his sentence Read More