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Exclusive: Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense


U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win. 8 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration…

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Trump, this ‘shithole’ continent pioneered heart swaps and more


Seeking to understand other people is better than dismissing them with insults. Trump needs lessons in African history, culture and science, says Curtis Abraham “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” US president Donald Trump reportedly asked last week. The remark, made during talks on an immigration deal, apparently referred to people from Africa, Haiti…

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Meineid-Verfahren: Bundestag hebt Frauke Petrys Immunität auf


Der Bundestag hat den Weg für Ermittlungen gegen die ehemalige AfD-Vorsitzende frei gemacht. Der sächsische Landtag hatte Petry schon im August die Immunität entzogen. Der Bundestag hat der früheren Vorsitzenden der AfD, Frauke Petry, die Immunität entzogen. Die Abgeordneten stimmten einer entsprechenden Empfehlung des Immunitätsausschusses zu. Damit ist der Weg für Ermittlungen gegen Petry frei. Die Staatsanwaltschaft Dresden wirft der…

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Tide Pod challenge: YouTube blocks videos after poisoning fears


YouTube says it will remove videos of people taking part in the ‘Tide Pod challenge’, a dangerous craze proving popular in the US. Swallowing Tide pods were related to 91% of these, according to the the AAPCC. In comparison, there were only 39 reports of intentional poisoning in this age group in both 2016 and 2017. People who swallow pods…

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Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear


HONOLULU (AP) — A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn’t need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide. The astonishing error and dismal response has prompted both…

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Eine Spionagesoftware liest Whatsapp aus


Die Softwarefirma Kaspersky hat eine Malware für Android-Smartphones entdeckt, die bei infizierten Smartphones unter anderem WhatsApp-Nachrichten auslesen, Gespräche aufzeichnen und Fotos aufnehmen kann — ohne das Wissen der Nutzer. Experten halten die Malware für eines der mächtigsten jemals entdeckten Spionage-Tools. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Die Softwarefirma Kaspersky hat eine Malware für Android-Smartphones entdeckt, die bei infizierten Smartphones unter…

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Justin Timberlake: I have ‘absolutely’ made peace with Janet Jackson after Super Bowl incident


Timberlake said he resolved things with Jackson, “because you value the relationships you do have with people.” Timberlake has not publicly apologized to Jackson for the incident that seemingly sent her career into a free-fall (though she’s recently been touring), but in a recent Beats 1 Radio interview with Zane Lowe, the bearded, beanie-and-flannel-wearing Man of the Woods implied that he had…

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