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Hawaii Street Swallowed By ‘Lava Tide’ As More Homes Burn
Sat, 26 May 2018 07:16:10 +0200
A rising tide of lava turned a Hawaii street into a smoking volcanic wasteland on Friday, destroying at least eight homes as residents stood on the road and watched their houses burn. The destructive fury of the erupting Kilauea volcano has been unleashed...
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Next-Gen Apple Iphone Chips Reportedly Already In Production
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:06:47 +0200
Production on the next-generation processor that will power new iPhones launching later this year has reportedly already begun. Apple manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has begun producing what is expected to be called the A12 chip,...
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Austria Braced For Spring Storms From The Baltics
Tue, 22 May 2018 07:07:24 +0200
The Austrian meteorological agency predicted storms, thunder and downpours for several Austrian regions on Monday May 21st. Nicknamed ‘Sven’ in the Austrian media, a gust of storms from the east is expected to affect the alpine regions around...
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Cuba Plane Crash: Black Box Recovered In ‘Good Condition’
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:18:47 +0200
Cuban officials say they have found one of the two black boxes from a plane that crashed near Havana airport, killing more than 100 people, in “good condition”. Transport Minister Adel Yzquierdo says he hopes the second device will be recovered...
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CEMS Club Vienna: A Progressive Student Organization
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:15:11 +0200
Uniting Austrian and foreign students The CEMS Club Vienna (CCV) is a student association of international students studying MSc International Management & CEMS program at Wirtschaftsuniversität (WU) Wien in Vienna, Austria. CEMS is the Global Alliance...
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Google Adds New Gestures And Pairing Features To Pixel Buds
Wed, 16 May 2018 07:34:26 +0200
While they were initially a little underwhelming, Google’s Pixel Buds have gotten some new features lately, including Assistant-centric gestures like a touch and hold to start voice-command mode. Just a few days ago, the company added a way to customize...
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Two Dead In Parachute Light Aircraft Crash
Mon, 14 May 2018 07:20:28 +0200
A man and a seven-year-old boy have died in a light aircraft that had been carrying parachutists in County Offaly, Ireland. Gardaí (Irish police) said the aircraft, which had 16 parachutists on board, took off from Clonbullogue Airfield at 14:45 BST....
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Federal Tax Cuts Leave States In A Bind
Sun, 13 May 2018 07:28:09 +0200
The federal tax overhaul cut taxes for millions of American families and businesses. But the law also had an unintended effect: raising the state-tax bite in nearly every state that has an income tax. Now, governors and state legislators are contending...
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Trump’s Iran Deal Reversal Increases Uncertainty For Austria’s Oberbank
Sat, 12 May 2018 07:20:35 +0200
One of the few European banks to have a credit deal with Iran said on Wednesday lending had been thrown into further doubt by the US withdrawal from a landmark nuclear agreement. In September, Austria’s Oberbank signed a framework agreement to finance Austrian...
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RBS Bank Agrees $4.9bn Civil Penalty To End US Probe
Thu, 10 May 2018 07:31:23 +0200
Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed a $4.9bn (£3.6bn) penalty with US regulators to end a long-running probe into its actions in the lead-up to the financial crisis. RBS boss Ross McEwan said the agreement in principle with the US Justice Department (DoJ)...
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Iran Nuclear Deal: Powers Seek To Save Agreement After US Exit
Wed, 09 May 2018 07:13:34 +0200
Western powers say they remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal – after the US announced it was withdrawing from the agreement. The UK, France and Germany say they “will work with all remaining parties” and urged the US not to obstruct...
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World Championship: Mark Williams Beats John Higgins To Win Third Title
Tue, 08 May 2018 07:19:17 +0200
Mark Williams won his third World Championship – 15 years after his last – by holding off John Higgins’ stunning fightback in a classic Crucible final. Williams, 43, won 18-16 to become the oldest champion since fellow Welshman Ray Reardon,...
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Lebanon To Elect Its First New Parliament Since 2009
Sun, 06 May 2018 07:12:53 +0200
Polls have opened in Lebanon for the first parliamentary elections in almost a decade. The last elections in the country were in 2009, for what was supposed to be a four-year term. But parliament extended its term twice due to instability in neighbouring...
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LG G7 Smartphone Shines Bright And Plays Deep Bass
Thu, 03 May 2018 07:13:45 +0200
LG’s latest flagship phone seeks to stand out from rivals by offering a brighter display and a “boombox” facility meant to make separate speakers unnecessary. The G7 ThinkQ’s 6.1in (15.5cm) screen also features a notch reminiscent...
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Barca Wrap Up La Liga Title With Messi Hat-Trick
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:18:42 +0200
Barcelona wrapped up the league title in Ernesto Valverde’s first season as manager with a Lionel Messi-inspired victory over Deportivo La Coruna. Messi scored a hat-trick at the Riazor to give Barca an unassailable lead at the top of the table....
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Koreas Summit: North Korean Media Hail ‘Historic’ Meeting
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:24:21 +0200
Friday’s summit between the leaders of North and South Korea was a “historic meeting” paving the way for the start of a new era, North Korea’s media say. The North’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea agreed to work...
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Oil Hits $75 As Iran Sanction Fears Mount
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:12:30 +0200
Oil prices hit $75 on Tuesday, the highest level in nearly three and a half years, as fears mounted over the prospect of new US sanctions on Iran. Brent crude jumped for the sixth day, trading as high as $75.47 before later falling back under the $75...
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Facebook Smart Speaker Launching In October
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:11:47 +0200
Facebook’s smart speaker is now believed to launch in the final quarter of this year, after sources from the company’s upstream supply chain disclosed the plans of Mark Zuckerberg’s company for its Echo and HomePod competitor. Digitimes learned...
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Turkey’s Erdogan Chides Austria Over Election Campaigning
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:05:07 +0200
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday criticised Austria for planning to ban any possible campaigning for the June elections, saying that countries attempting to undermine his country’s democratic struggle would “pay a price”. Erdogan...
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Trump Targets Opec Over High Oil Prices
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:24:21 +0200
Donald Trump has criticised the Opec oil producers’ group, saying crude prices are “artificially very high”. In a tweet, the US President said this was “no good” and “would not be accepted”. The main crude oil...
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Cuba Plane Crash: Black Box Recovered In ‘Good Condition’
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:18:47 +0200
Cuban officials say they have found one of the two black boxes from a plane that crashed near Havana airport, killing more than 100 people, in “good condition”. Transport Minister Adel Yzquierdo says he hopes the second device will be recovered...
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Next-Gen Apple Iphone Chips Reportedly Already In Production
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:06:47 +0200
Production on the next-generation processor that will power new iPhones launching later this year has reportedly already begun. Apple manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has begun producing what is expected to be called the A12 chip,...
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Hawaii Street Swallowed By ‘Lava Tide’ As More Homes Burn
Sat, 26 May 2018 07:16:10 +0200
A rising tide of lava turned a Hawaii street into a smoking volcanic wasteland on Friday, destroying at least eight homes as residents stood on the road and watched their houses burn. The destructive fury of the erupting Kilauea volcano has been unleashed...
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Austria Braced For Spring Storms From The Baltics
Tue, 22 May 2018 07:07:24 +0200
The Austrian meteorological agency predicted storms, thunder and downpours for several Austrian regions on Monday May 21st. Nicknamed ‘Sven’ in the Austrian media, a gust of storms from the east is expected to affect the alpine regions around...
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