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Huge Ammonia leak forces evacuations in New Zealand

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New Zealand police have ordered people to evacuate buildings as hazmat teams are responding to an ammonia leak at a property in Mount Maunganui. “Police are currently responding to an ammonia leak at a property on Mark Road, Mt Manganui,” police announced. “We ask that people please follow the instructions of police in the area and evacuate immediately.” Hull Road, through to Tukorako Drive... 

Pentagon: F-35 Unfit For Combat With 276 Deficiencies and Counting

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The F-35 stealth fighter jet suffers from hundreds of problems and won’t be fully combat-capable before 2020, says a scathing report from the Pentagon’s top evaluator. New issues keep cropping up, and fixing them all may cost over $1 billion. Dr. Michael Gilmore’s damning assessment is part of the massive annual report for fiscal year 2016, and his 62-page dossier devoted to the F-35 paints... 

Planet X does exist in the solar system

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Astronomers have provided new evidence to prove the existence of the mysterious, yet still undiscovered Planet X on the outskirts of the solar system. According to the new data, the planet could be formed in another stellar system. James Vesper of the University of New Mexico in Las Cruces (USA) believes that the planet is a fugitive heavenly body that was captured by gravity of the Sun. In early... 

Scientists find Portals to Parallel Worlds

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An international team of researchers confirmed the existence of portals to parallel worlds on Earth. The scientists conducted a series of tests showing that the gateways to parallel worlds created by ancient civilizations are located, for example, at Stonehenge (UK). For many years, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery of Stonehenge, the Gate of the Sun in Bolivia and the Gate of the Gods... 

US judge denies bail for detained Volkswagen executive

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Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt, a defendant in the emissions criminal case involving the carmaker, will remain in jail after bail was denied. US Judge William Turnoff rejected his bail application as Schmidt could flee home to Germany. “I am concerned that he is a citizen of a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the US,” the judge said at a hearing. Schmidt’s lawyers said... 

Marijuana effective in treating pain & other ailments but some science still lacking

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Marijuana is effective in treating some illnesses, but there’s not enough science to determine its efficacy for others, a new report has found. The massive study may be the most up-to-date and comprehensive look at the efficacy of medical cannabis ever. There is “substantial” and “conclusive” evidence that cannabinoids, the compounds found in marijuana plants, can be useful for patients... 

Have Geologists Solved the Mystery of the Earth's Core?

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A team of Japanese scientists claim that they have solved one of Earth’s biggest mysteries: the third element that makes up the planet’s inner core. The Tohoku University researchers claim that silicon is the most likely candidate, based on the results of their research. Earth’s inner core is widely believed to be composed of 85 percent iron and 10 percent nickel, but the material comprising... 

FBI arrests ex-Volkswagen official on fraud charges in diesel emissions probe

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In a new twist in Volkswagen’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, a high-profile ex-official for the automaker has been reportedly arrested by the FBI on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States. On Saturday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation detained Oliver Schmidt, who headed Volkswagen’s regulatory compliance office in the United States from 2014 to March 2015, the New York Times... 

NASA Releases Image of Earth, Moon as Seen from Mars Orbit

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NASA has released an image of Earth and Moon as seen from an artificial device rotating around Mars. The picture was made available on the agency’s website. Australia and the surrounding oceans are particularly visible in the image. The Moon as compared with the originally obtained images has been artificially made brighter. The scale of distances between the celestial bodies and their relative... 

Fiat Chrysler To Invest $1 Billion In U.S. Plants, 2000+ New Jobs

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Investment To Create American Jobs In another win for soon to be President Trump Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has said that will invest $1 billion on two U.S. plants by retooling and modernizing them so that they will be able to produce products within the United States. One plane will make the Ram heavy-duty pickup truck currently produced in Mexico. The automaker says the investment will create more... 

Another Chinese Company Accused of Spying

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While Obama slept, China Flooded the US with Millions of Devices to Spy on American Consumers In July 2016 Beijing-based LeEco snapped up top US electronics maker Vizio for $2 billion. The company now is accused of spying on US consumers without their consent. ProPublica reported: In a statement, Vizio said customers’ “non-personal identifiable information may be shared with select partners …... 

iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Plans to Replace almost Every Human Worker with Robots

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant behind Apple’s iPhone and numerous other major electronics devices, aims to automate away a vast majority of its human employees, according to a report from DigiTimes. Dai Jia-peng, the general manager of Foxconn’s automation committee, says the company has a three-phase plan in place to automate its Chinese factories using software and in-house robotics... 

Several people seriously injured as car plows into crowd in Finland

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Up to seven people were injured when a car plowed into a crowd in the eastern part Helsinki, Finland’s capital. Police say that nothing indicates the incident was intentional. However other news sources are already speculating that the attacker could be a Muslim. There is however no definitive proof of this claim YET. No one was killed in the collision, but at least three people were taken to hospitals... 

Curiosity Rover Finds Purple Rocks on Mars

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The most recent series of Martian photographs taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed purple rocks on the surface of the red planet. NASA officials have called this a suggestion to a greater degree of diversity in the geological composition of the region, and a hint as to what caused Mars to lose most of its water. The photos were taken near the base of 18,000-foot Mount Sharp, one of Mars’s... 

Revolutionary Machine Identifies Cancer, Other Diseases from a Single Breath

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A team from the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a device that from a single breath can identify diseases such as multiple forms of cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. While the machine is still in the experimental stages, it has a high degree of promise for use in non-invasive diagnoses of serious illnesses. The international team demonstrated that a medical theory... 
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