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"Shooting" At US Army Base Was "Exercise", No Casualties: Official
An US official said the "shooting" incident was a planned exercise for such emergencies, after another official had confirmed the incident to AFP.
A reported shooting at the US Army's highly secure Ft. Meade base north of Washington Thursday was just an exercise, with no casualties as originally reported, a base official said.
Andrew Arconti, chief of plans and operations at the base, told AFP that the ostensible incident was a planned exercise for such emergencies, after another official had confirmed the incident to AFP.
U.S. judge sets deadline for Prince Andrew's testimony in accuser's lawsuit
Britain's Prince Andrew must make himself available to answer questions under oath by next July 14 in a civil lawsuit by a woman who accused him of sexually abusing her when she...
Wall Street Cruises to Record Highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq as Tesla Has Bumper Quarter
US stocks closed mostly high for a seventh day in a row on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite index cruising to a record high, after electric carmaker Tesla reporte...
Apple previously threatened to remove Facebook and Instagram from app store over Mideast maid abuse. If done it could solve one of the world’s problem.
Facebook's crackdown seems to have had a limited effect
Facebook Papers: Company takes heat from lawmakers over leaked docs
Facebook Papers leak leads to harsh criticism of tech giant
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Sudan’s military fires ‘live bullets’ at protesters backing civilian govt, information ministry says, after forces stage coup
Tens of thousands have taken to streets in Sudan's capital Khartoum and the city of Omdurman, after troops arrested the prime minister in a coup. The Ministry of Information cla...
Elon Musk’s Tesla Reiterates Call for India to Lower Import Duties on Electric Vehicles
Tesla has written to federal Indian ministries in an attempt to persuade them to make big cuts to import duties on electric vehicles. However, the Narendra Modi government has m...
‘Is Facebook evil?’ Big Tech whistleblower goes for high drama in anonymity-bashing UK testimony
Facebook is inherently "biased toward bad actors," whistleblower Frances Haugen warned the UK Parliament, blaming the platform for stoking unrest in various parts of the world a...
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted industrial building.
Frances Haugen says Facebook is 'making hate worse'
Whistleblower Frances Haugen has told MPs Facebook is "unquestionably making hate worse", as they consider what new rules to impose on big social networks.
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