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  • California’s Mendocino Complex Fires Kill Another Firefighter - California authorities declared late on Monday that a firefighter has lost his life battling the massive fires that have burned 336,399 acres The flames span 440 square miles in Northern California and took the life of a firefighter while mandatory evacuations are enforced by officials. The firefighter was not immediately...
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  • Spotify May Allow You to Skip Ads for Free Soon - This feature has already been released in Australia and it allows users to skip as many ads they want At the moment, Spotify – the app in which you can listen to all the songs you want, even offline – is testing a new feature that allows users to skip...
  • Vice President Pence: Space Force to be Established by 2020 - Vice President Pence wishes America to declare its dominance in space and revealed that the Trump administration wants to create “Space Force” by 2020 Vice President Pence said in a speech to the Defense Department that countries such as Russia, China, North Korea and Iran are already finding ways to...
  • SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon is Back on Earth - SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon has returned on Earth from its 16th mission to orbit The spacecraft successfully carried a few thousand pounds of cargo to the ISS on June 29 and brought back a similar amount of invaluable cargo, as well as scientific experiments from orbit. Cargo Dragon is, at least...

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EU Fines Google $Billion in Android Antitrust Case

The decision could mark EU’s biggest antitrust fine and most severe reprove to Silicon Valley BRUSSELS – The EU aims to hit Google with an antitrust fine of not less than $5.06 billion today (July 18th), a decision t...

India Aims to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country will abolish all single-use plastic by as soon as 2022 The promise is among the most ambitious yet worldwide in the movement of trying to combat plastic pollution. ...

Pret a Manger staff receive £1,000 bonus at firm takeover

The sandwich and coffee chain Pret a Manger is being sold to JAB Holdings. The staff will receive £1,000 each once the sale is completed. The company Pret a Manger, which is under the private equity ownership of Bridgep...

Scratch-and-sniff stamps are now a thing at the US Postal...

The U.S. Postal Service has recently announced that they are introducing a new type of stamps that release a sweet summer-ish scent. The new collection is called “Frozen Treats” and features images of icy pops of var...

The Amazon and Seattle tax battle – who’s gonna win?

New ‘head tax’ on large corporations is creating major controversies in Seattle. While the city council claims it will solve the homelessness issue, the mayor doesn’t share the same opinion, saying that this measur...

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California’s Mendocino Complex Fires Kill Another Firefighter

California authorities declared late on Monday that a firefighter has lost his life battling the massive fires that have burned 336,399 acres The flames span 440 square miles in Northern California and took the life of a...

Missing Iowa Jogger Possibly Sighted in Missouri

Mollie Tibbets, the Iowa jogger who went missing after failing to show up for work was possibly sighted in Kearney, Missouri Police officers in Kearney, Missouri responded to a possible sighting of the girl, aged 20, at ...
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6.4 magnitude quake in Indonesia: at least 14 people are...

The central island of Lombok in Indonesia was hit on Sunday, July 29th by a powerful earthquake at around 7.00 am local time (00:00 GMT), killing at least 14 people. Thousands of tourists visit the Lombok island in Indon...
Severe Tornadoes Strike Iowa – At Least 17 People Injured

Severe Tornadoes Strike Iowa – At Least 17 People Injured

Central Iowa hit hard by severe tornado episodes, leaving path of destructions and several injured residents DES MOINES, Iowa – A series of furious tornadoes hit central Iowa on Thursday (19th July), putting buildings ...
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23 injured as lava bomb hits Hawaiian tour boat

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii makes more victims, as a lava bomb crashed through the roof of a tour boat on Monday morning, July 16th. At least 23 people were injured on Monday morning while they were on a boat tour off Hawa...
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Thai cave rescue: everyone is out and safe

The soccer team and their coach were finally rescued from a Thai cave. The last group of 5 were taken out on July 10th, after spending 17 days in darkness. The news the entire world was waiting for has finally been made:...

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In Pictures: Perseids Meteor Shower 2018

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Winners of Travel Photographer of the Year 2018 – In...

National Geographic has recently announced the winners of the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2018. Here are the ones that were declared the best traveling photos in 2018, for the categories Nature, Cities, and P...

Erdogan wins presidential election in Turkey – In Pictures

Tayyip Erdogan was declared the winner of the presidential elections in Turkey, voted by the country’s electoral board, on Sunday, June 24th. Watch his triumph in this series of photos.         ...

Lava from Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii – In Pictures

The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii had already destroyed numerous houses and injured people. Here’s a series of photos from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park taken after the volcanic eruption that hit the island at the...

The Royal Wedding 2018 – In Pictures

The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle was one of the most important events that millions of people from all over the world watched it on May 19. Here are some pictures from the big event. Amal Clooney and Ge...

Met Gala 2018 Red Carpet – In Pictures

Rihanna, a co-host of Met Gala 2018 George and Amal Clooney, a co-host of Met Gala 2018 Lena Waithe Cardi B Jennifer Lopez Offset, Quavo and Takeoff of Migos Madonna Kim Kardashian West Frances McDormand Issa Rae Katy Pe...