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Twitter unveils new ‘super follow’ feature for exclusive additional content

Twitter revealed a new “super follow” feature that will enable account holders to charge for exclusive additional content. This could take the form of extra tweets, joining a community group or receiving a newsletter, the firm said. Twitter unveiled plans at a virtual event for its investors. This is the first time that the platform […]

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US military carry out airstrikes in Syria killing at least 17 Iran-backed fighters

The United States military carried out airstrikes targeting Iran-backed militia in Syria, the Pentagon said in statement. The attack destroyed “multiple facilities located at a border control point used by a number of Iranian-backed militant groups”, the statement said. President Joe Biden approved the action in response to recent attacks against US and coalition personnel […]

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Lady Gaga’s dog-walker shot by dognappers who stole her two bulldogs

American singer, Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs were stolen on Wednesday night, after a gunman shot her dog-walker in Los Angeles, California. A male suspect fired a semi-automatic handgun at the dog-walker before making off with the dogs. Ryan Fischer was walking the superstar’s pooches, Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, just before 10pm on Wednesday […]

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Oklahoma man cooks victim’s heart with potatoes, served it to other victims before killing them

A man accused of triple murder in the US state of Oklahoma sliced one victim’s heart from her body and cooked it with potatoes to serve to other victims before attacking them. The suspect, Lawrence Paul Anderson, 42, allegedly removed the organ from the body of a neighbour he had stabbed to death, according to […]

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Business

GameStop shares double on Wednesday surprising reddit traders

Shares of GameStop, an American video game and consumer electronics company, doubled suddenly on Wednesday afternoon surprising traders. GameStop stocks ended trading day by going nearly 104 percent up. Trading on the stock was halted twice on Wednesday afternoon. GameStop soared more than 1,600% in January as retail investors bought shares of the company to […]

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California man dies after police knelt on his neck for 5 minutes, family sue police for wrongful death

A 30-year-old California man died days after police kneeled on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes to subdue him, lawyers for his family said. Angelo Quinto was “suffering from anxiety, depression, and paranoia for the previous few months,” his family’s attorneys said in a wrongful death claim. His sister Isabella Collins called […]

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New more contagious coronavirus strain found in California

Scientists are raising concerns over a new COVID19 variant that has been identified in California. Two studies Suggest the variant, which the virologists call B.1.427/B.1.429, might not only be more contagious, but may also cause more severe disease. A team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), tested virus samples from recent […]

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Wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking

The wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was arrested in the United States on suspicion of drug trafficking. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was detained at Dulles International Airport outside Washington DC. Authorities charged her with participating in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana. ‘El Chapo’ is currently serving […]

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IN PICTURES: Niagara Falls Freezes! Snow, ice and rainbow

The flowing waters of Niagara Falls partially froze as temperatures dropped. Niagara Falls encompasses three waterfalls that are located on the border of the province of Ontario in Canada and span into the state of New York. As the brutal storm continued to batter swathes of US, many tourist flocked into world’s most beautiful location […]

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Texas: Three children and their grandmother die in house fire after trying to stay warm during blackout

Three children and their grandmother died in a house fire last week near Houston during the a power outage amidst the historic cold weather that swept Texas. Firefighters arrived at Jackie Pham Nguyen’s home shortly after receiving an emergency call at 2:00pm on February 16, according to Doug Adolph, spokesperson for the city of Sugar […]

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Family of 11-year-old who ‘froze to death’ file $100 million lawsuit against power companies

The family of an 11-year-old who died in the recent cold weather in Texas have filed a $100 million lawsuit against power companies for negligence. Cristian Pineda was found unresponsive by his mother in their mobile home last week amid freezing temperatures. Millions were left without power in the unusually cold weather, which has killed […]

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Residents in Texas receive power bills up to $17,000 after historic winter storm

The mayor of Houston has asked Texas state to pay the huge electricity bills of thousands of residents due to the freezing weather. Sylvester Turner told CBS News it was not the fault of residents that the system could not cope. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for action to ensure Texans “do not get […]