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NATO lists China as strategic priority for the first time

NATO listed China as one of its strategic priorities for the first time, saying Beijing’s ambitions and its “coercive policies” challenge the Western bloc’s “interests, security and values”. The alliance’s new blueprint, or Strategic Concept, that lays out its priorities for the next decade, was approved at a leader’s summit in Spain on Wednesday. The […]

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Norwegian Sun cruise ship hits piece of iceberg, sustains damages

The cruise ship Norwegian Sun hit a piece of an iceberg on Saturday, sustaining damage to its starboard bow, according to a statement from the US Coast Guard (USCG). A member from the Coast Guard Sector Juneau Prevention Team and contracted divers assessed damage to the right front side and determined the ship was seaworthy […]

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Who is Cryptoqueen? Added to FBI wanted for alleged $4 billion OneCoin fraud

The FBI on Thursday added Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the self-proclaimed ‘Cryptoqueen,’ to its list of Ten Most Wanted fugitives, and is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to her arrest. Ignatova, the founder of a cryptocurrency called OneCoin that was launched in 2014, allegedly defrauded investors of more than $4 billion over three years, […]

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Airbnb permanently bans parties and events around the world

Airbnb has permanently banned parties and events at homes on its platform, after a temporary measure during the pandemic proved popular with hosts. The firm says the rule has become “much more than a public health measure” since it was introduced in August 2020. “It developed into a bedrock community policy to support our hosts […]

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North Korea accuse US of creating an Asian version of NATO with Japan and South Korea

North Korea has accused the United States, Japan and South Korea for making moves to create an “Asian version of NATO.” The charge was made by state news agency KCNA on Wednesday, hours before Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, and Yoon Suk-yeol, the South Korean president, were due to meet US President Joe Biden as […]

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8-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills 1-year-old girl in Florida

An 8-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a 1-year-old girl and injured a 2-year-old girl at a Florida motel, authorities said. The boy’s father left the gun holstered in his Pensacola motel room closet. After he left the room, his son found it and fired a round that passed through and killed the baby and […]

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Texas: At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been taken to hospital. The survivors were “hot to the touch” and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion. San Antonio, which is 250km from […]

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Toyota recalls mainstream electric BZ4X because the wheels can fall off

Toyota has issued recalls for its first mainstream electric car and one of its full-sized pickup trucks for problems in which nuts or bolts could loosen and wheels or axles can become disconnected. Toyota warned owners of BZ4X electric SUVs to stop driving them because the wheels might fall off. The SUVs only recently went […]

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Black bear dies after getting trapped in unlocked car while searching for food

A black bear in Sevierville, Tennessee, died after it got into an unlocked car in search of food, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said in a news release. Sevierville is about 30 miles from Knoxville in East Tennessee, just north of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The owner of a vehicle parked at a […]

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US Supreme Court overturns constitutional right to abortion

Abortion was made legal across the US after a landmark legal ruling in 1973, often referred to as the Roe v Wade case. Now the US Supreme Court has overturned that right making abortion instantly illegal in 22 US states. The ruling ends constitutional right to an abortion for millions of US women. Individual states […]

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USS Samuel B Roberts: Explorers find the world’s deepest shipwreck at 6,895 meters

Explorers have found the deepest shipwreck ever identified, a US navy destroyer escort sunk during WWII. The USS Samuel B Roberts went down during the Battle Off Samar in the Philippine Sea in October 1944. It lies in 6,895m of water. Texan multi-millionaire and adventurer Victor Vescovo, who owns a deep-diving submersible, discovered the “Sammy […]

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At least eight Russian and Chinese warships cited in seas near Japan

At least eight Russian and Chinese warships have been spotted in the seas near Japan this week, another sign of the apparent pressure the two partners have been putting on Tokyo as relations deteriorate over Ukraine and Taiwan respectively. Japan’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday said its forces had observed five Russian warships led by an […]