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Hong Kong breathes a sigh of relief as Carrie Lam announces dead extradition bill

Hong Kong breathes a sigh of relief as Carrie Lam announces dead extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has stated the controversial bill that would have allowed extradition to the Chinese mainland “is dead.” In a press conference on Tuesday, Ms. Lam stated the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure.” However, she stopped short of saying it had been withdrawn altogether, as protesters have been demanding. The bill had sparked weeks of unrest in the city, and the government…

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Hong Kong tensions continue:Police arrest six demonstrators

Hong Kong tensions continue:Police arrest six demonstrators

Police arrested six individuals throughout a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s hottest tourist areas on Sunday, the place thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese guests about the political crisis that has rocked the city. Protest organizers mentioned 230,000 people marched by the streets of Kowloon, across the harbor from Hong Kong’s Central business district, within the latest wave of demonstrations in opposition to an extradition bill that…

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Three kids and mom found dead in burning trailer,one booked

Three kids and mom found dead in burning trailer,one booked

A Washington state man was arrested Sunday for allegedly setting a trailer on fire and killing three children and a woman inside, police stated. Matthew Timothy Wetherington, 34, of Port Angeles, was being held on four counts of first-degree murder and arson, the Port Angeles Police Department mentioned in an announcement. Wetherington was seen operating from the scene early Saturday morning as a fire ignited on the Welcome Inn Trailer…

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Officials confirm the death of billionaire coal executive Chris Cline

Officials confirm the death of billionaire coal executive Chris Cline

Chris Cline, the billionaire coal executive and philanthropist, died Thursday, West Virginia officials stated. He was 60. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Evan Jenkins, a justice on the state Supreme Court, both confirmed that Cline, the founder of Foresight Energy of St. Louis, one of many nation’s largest coal firms, had died Thursday. The Associated Press reported that Cline and six other folks were killed when their helicopter crashed…

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Apple services temporarily shut down for some users, causing issues

Apple services temporarily shut down for some users, causing issues

Some Apple customers are reporting that they’re experiencing issues with iCloud, which seems to have also affected providers on the company’s physical retail shops, according to to9to5Mac. Apple’s Systems Status page reports that iCloud’s Calendars, Contacts, and Reminders are at present affected by the ongoing outage and that some users might have issues. The company says that issues affecting Apple Pay, Documents, Find my Friends, Discover My iPhone, Game Center, iCloud Sign…

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Anchorage in Alaska bans fireworks show after extreme heat wave

Anchorage in Alaska bans fireworks show after extreme heat wave

The town of Anchorage, Alaska, canceled its July 4 fireworks show this week over an extreme heatwave. The Anchorage Fire Division put out a burn ban and mentioned that any use of fireworks could lead to a fine. “Just a reminder per MOA Code 14.70.180 it’s illegal to sell knowingly, possess, or use any explosive fireworks or stench bombs to which fuses are attached or that are capable of ignition…

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Russia pulls out of arms treaty creating tensions with the USA

Russia pulls out of arms treaty creating tensions with the USA

The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev to ban American and Soviet land-based ballistic missiles with a spread of 310-3420 miles. The US considered 12 post-Soviets, all except the Baltic nations, to be certain to the treaty obligations. Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan all had significant sites that may be inspected in response to the treaty. President Trump mentioned in October…

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Australian student released from N. Korea does not comment about his situation

Australian student released from N. Korea does not comment about his situation

An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was let go and safely left the nation on Thursday after Swedish officers helped broker his release. Alek Sigley, 29, who was studying within the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, had been missing since June 25. “I’m OK. I’m good, I’m excellent,” Sigley instructed reporters after arriving at Beijing airport. He declined to remark about what happened to him within the North…

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Google Urges For Official Web Crawler Worth

Google Urges For Official Web Crawler Status

One of many cornerstones of Google’s business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that websites use to exclude a few of their content from the search engine’s internet crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and generally retains sensitive information under wraps. Google thinks its crawler tech can improve, although, and so it is shedding some of its secrecy. The company is open-sourcing the parsing program used to decode robots.txt n…

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Apple’s New Advertising Videos Highlight Brand New Features In iOS

Apple’s New Advertising Videos Highlight Brand New Features In iOS

Apple today has shared three new videos on its YouTube channel highlighting different aspects of the iPhone. The brand new videos spotlight App Store privacy, recycling, and iMessage encryption. Each of the new movies is available in at 15 seconds long, focusing on a specific feature of the iPhone and iOS. As an example, within the App Store Privacy video, Apple explains that every iOS app is reviewed to assist keep…

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