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60 people died in Nepal for the rain

Nepal Army and police personnel have so far rescued 1104 people from several places across the country with 185 alone from Kathmandu. 60 people died for rain, floods and landslides. At the momente 35 are still missing. The monsoon is still active and the rainfall will continue for two to …

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Manhattan spent hours in the dark

About 72,000 have been left without power in Manhattan at around 7pm of last Saturday. This caused problems for subway riders, tourists and even a Jennifer Lopez concert. All power has been restored after around 3 hours. There were no reports of injuries.

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US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine

The Federal Trade Commission has approved an approximately $5 billion fine for Facebook. The reason is that Facebook did not do anything to avoy that the associate company Cambridge Analytica used more than 80 million datas of its user data. This settlement would mark by far the largest penalty against a …

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Trump against Facebook money

“If Facebook wants to make a new money it must become subject to all Banking Regulations”, those are Trump’s words about the announced Libra by Facebook, the new cryptocurrency. “I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and …

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Putin and Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Discuss Ending Conflict

For the first time Putin and Zelenskiy had a conversation after his election as Ukraine’s president. They held a telephone conversation on Thursday and discussed settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the return of prisoners. The Kremlin said the phone call between Putin and Zelenskiy had been initiated by …

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Russia offers money to the Italian Trump

Salvini is the Italian interior minister and vice-prime minister. It seems that the British newspaper BuzzFeed has an audio recording taken during a secret meeting in the Metropole hotel of Moscow between Kremlin’s and Lega’s (the Italian Salvini’s party) representatives. The topic of the meeting was moving millions euros from …

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Hong Kong, police tries to stop protesters

The protest in Hong Hong does not seem to stop. Activists had occupied the Legislative Council building for hours after breaking away from a protest on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s transfer of sovereignty to China from Britain. Hundreds of thousands took part in the earlier peaceful protest – the …

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“Sea Watch”, captain arrested

It’s a very complicate and long story this of the ship “Sea Watch”, waiting between Libya and Italy to rescue migrants. On 12 of July the boat rescued 53 migrants off the coast of Libya. Italy didn’t want to accept them. The 31-year-old German captain Carola Rackete decided to force …

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A snail blocks Japan’s railway

On day May 30 more than 12000 passengers were delayed after power was cut on lines operated by rail company JR Kitakyushu. After investigation a simple snail was blamed for the interruption of eletricity. During a later inspection of the network’s electrical equipment, the company’s engineers discovered a dead slug, …

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