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Pop star Shakira accused for tax evasion in Spain

Colombian pop star Shakira, 44 old, could stand trial for alleged tax evasion of 14.5 million euros ($17 million) in Spain, a judge at a court near Barcelona has ruled considering that there is "sufficient evidence."

Tech News

Warning about the LemonDuck crypto mining malware which is targeting both Windows and Linux systems

Microsoft is warning customers about the LemonDuck crypto mining malware which is targeting both Windows and Linux systems and is spreading via phishing emails, exploits, USB devices, and brute force attacks. If left unchecked, it can turn every resource from USB devices to emails into cryptocurrency mining slaves.

China has now the world’s fastest train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour

China started exploitation of a bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour). It has made its debut in Qingdao. The world's fastest train is named „maglev”, an abbreviation of "magnetic levitation."

A new fighter jet with stealth capabilities was presented by Russian aircraft makers

Russian aircraft makers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other advanced characteristics, at the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, which opened in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow.

An investigation sustained by media indicated that a spyware software was used in smartphones of reporters and human right activists worldwide

Private Israeli military-grade spyware software was used to hack dozens of smartphones that belonged to reporters, human rights activists and the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, it was found by the Washington Post and 16 other news organizations.

Users can now delete the last 15 minutes of browsing or search activity in Google

There is new option to delete the last 15 minutes of browsing or search activity in Google. The ability is only available for iOS users, to iPhone first.

WhatsApp will be possibly reinvented, to be used in the future without phone

WhatsApp, with two billion users wordwide, is testing a new feature that will let people message without using their phone. Up to four other devices - like PCs and tablets - can be used together, WhatsApp said

Entertainement News

Pop star Shakira accused for tax evasion in Spain

Colombian pop star Shakira, 44 old, could stand trial for alleged tax evasion of 14.5 million euros ($17 million) in Spain, a judge at a court near Barcelona has ruled considering that there is "sufficient evidence."

Comedian Jackie Mason died at a New York hospital Saturday, aged 93

Comedian Jackie Mason died at a New York hospital Saturday at the age of 93, after being in hospital for more than two weeks.

Billionaire Jeff Bezos ready for his space flight

Tuesday July 20, is the day scheduled for Jeff Bezos trip in space aboard on the New Shepard suborbital capsule and rocket system built by his company – Blue Origin. He's also bringing along a few guests on this inaugural journey — his brother, Mark Bezos; Wally Funk, an 82-year-old pilot and one of the "Mercury 13" women and an 18-year old recent high school graduate named Oliver Daemen, who will be the first paying customer aboard.

Sports News

Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles, 24 old, withdrew from the women's team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. "I have to focus on my mental health and not jeopardize my health and well-being," she declared. It followed years of stress and pressure. "It's been really stressful, this Olympic Games," Biles said.

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Business News

Microsoft will launch soon the cloud based Windows 365

Microsoft announced Windows 365, available on August 2, a paid subscription service based on the cloud. In fact, it is a business product that’s going to let customers stream Windows 10 or Windows 11 from any device. Microsoft is also calling it a Cloud PC.

Google was fined $600 million in dispute with French publishers

France's antitrust regulator has fined Google nearly $600 million in a landmark legal decision Tuesday. It was also given the company two months to come up with proposals on how to pay publishers for their content or face more punishment. Google failed to comply by not acting "in good faith" in its negotiations with news agencies and publishers and refused to have a specific discussion on paying for news content online

Billionaire Richard Branson got his trip to space on Sunday

Richard Branson, the 70-year-old British billionaire who founded Virgin Galactic, is finally getting his trip to space on Sunday. Sir Richard became the first owner-astronaut to take part in a mission. “It’s a beautiful day to go to space,” Branson tweeted in the morning.

The Ever GIVEN vessel was freed Wednesday by Egypt’s authorities

Still loaded with about 18,300 containers, the Ever Given huge vessel which blocked Suez Canal in March disrupting global trade was freed Wednesday after Egypt signed a compensation deal with its owners and insurers. The vital waterway was blocked when the 400m-long (1,312ft) Ever Given became wedged across it after running aground amid high winds

Life

International cruises will restart from England in August

International cruises will start again from England from 2 August after a 16-month break. People arriving at UK ports who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU will also not have to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their arrival, the UK government said

Coffee drinking is a good nutritional habit, researchers say

A 21 per cent lower risk of developing chronic liver disease was determined for participants in a medical study at the University of Southampton in the UK on people drinking coffee or even decaffeinated many times daily.

No wearing mask required at Disneyland in California beginning June 15

Disneyland theme park in California will be ending its mask requirements for fully vaccinated guests on June 15. The park also stated that it won't require guests to show proof of vaccination. Guests over the age of 2 who are not vaccinated will still be required to wear a mask.

Science

The world’s largest sapphire cluster was discovered in Sri Lanka

The world's largest sapphire cluster worth £72million has been unearthed in a man's non-public back garden when workmen began digging a well. The stone is pale blue in colour. Sri Lanka is known as the "Sapphire capital of the world", a leading exporter of sapphires and other precious gems , and the blue sapphire is unique to it.

Astronomers will search for evidence of tech built by aliens

The pattern to search for aliens is changing right now.An international team of scientists led by a prominent Harvard astronomer announced a new initiative Monday to look for evidence of technology built by extraterrestrial civilizations. It’s the Galileo Project, a nonprofit scientific initiative, purely scientific, without political or military involvement.

London hit by floods in the weekend

Heavy downpours and thunderstorms have caused severe flash flooding in parts of London in the end of the weekend, last week. The Environment Agency issued two flood warnings for areas in London near Beverley Brook in Worcester Park and West Barnes.

Firefighters in America continue battle during the weekend and many people are in danger

Firefighters in southern Oregon increased the containment of the Bootleg Fire, the nation's largest wildfire, Saturday, but the problem is not solved. The fire also got bigger, scorching 408,930 acres as of Sunday, a more than 6,000-acre expansion since Friday.

Monsoon rains produced deaths and big damage in India

Torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas in India. Parts of India's west coast received up to 594 millimeters (23 inches) of rainfall over 24 hours.

Health

A major explosion rocked an industrial park for chemicals in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday. It sent a large black cloud into the air and sparked a fire. The blast occurred at a tank farm. The blast registered at a seismological station 40 kilometers (25 miles) away.
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News in Europe

International cruises will restart from England in August

International cruises will start again from England from 2 August after a 16-month break. People arriving at UK ports who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU will also not have to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their arrival, the UK government said

At least one person died after a major explosion occurred at an industrial park for chemicals in the western German city of Leverkusen

A major explosion rocked an industrial park for chemicals in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday. It sent a large black cloud into the air and sparked a fire. The blast occurred at a tank farm. The blast registered at a seismological station 40 kilometers (25 miles) away.

London hit by floods in the weekend

Heavy downpours and thunderstorms have caused severe flash flooding in parts of London in the end of the weekend, last week. The Environment Agency issued two flood warnings for areas in London near Beverley Brook in Worcester Park and West Barnes.

Protests in France and Italy against vaccine passes requirement

Thousands rallied in central Paris against a plan by the French government to introduce Covid-19 vaccine passes that will be required to enter restaurants and other venues. To get the pass, people need to be fully vaccinated, have a recent negative test or have proof they recently recovered from the virus.

News in USA

Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles, 24 old, withdrew from the women's team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. "I have to focus on my mental health and not jeopardize my health and well-being," she declared. It followed years of stress and pressure. "It's been really stressful, this Olympic Games," Biles said.

A sandstorm in Millard County produced deadly crashes on I-15, near Kanosh

"It appears that 20 vehicles were involved in Sunday's crashes after high winds caused a sand or dust storm and impaired visibility on the roadway," the Utah Department of Public Service (DPS) said in a news release.

Firefighters in America continue battle during the weekend and many people are in danger

Firefighters in southern Oregon increased the containment of the Bootleg Fire, the nation's largest wildfire, Saturday, but the problem is not solved. The fire also got bigger, scorching 408,930 acres as of Sunday, a more than 6,000-acre expansion since Friday.

Comedian Jackie Mason died at a New York hospital Saturday, aged 93

Comedian Jackie Mason died at a New York hospital Saturday at the age of 93, after being in hospital for more than two weeks.

International News

International cruises will restart from England in August

International cruises will start again from England from 2 August after a 16-month break. People arriving at UK ports who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU will also not have to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their arrival, the UK government said

A Syrian doctor who moved to practice in Germany was charged with crimes against humanity

A Syrian doctor has been charged in in Karlsruhe, Germany, with crimes against humanity for allegedly torturing people in military hospitals in his homeland and killing one of them, German federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Alla Mousa came to Germany in 2015 and practiced medicine before he was arrested last year.

Ecuador revoked citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

An Ecuadorian court on Monday ruled in favor of revoking the citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. That means it was nullified Assange's status as a naturalized citizen of Ecuador, which was granted to him in December 2017 by then-President Lenín Moreno.
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Pop star Shakira accused for tax evasion in Spain

Colombian pop star Shakira, 44 old, could stand trial for alleged tax evasion of 14.5 million euros ($17 million) in Spain, a judge at a court near Barcelona has ruled considering that there is "sufficient evidence."

Sun Dawu, 67, a Chinese bilionaire, has been sentenced 18 years in prison

Sun Dawu, 67, a Chinese bilionaire who runs one of the country's largest private agricultural businesses in the northern province of Hebei, pig farmer, has been sentenced 18 years in prison after was found guilty of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" - a charge often used against activists.

International cruises will restart from England in August

International cruises will start again from England from 2 August after a 16-month break. People arriving at UK ports who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU will also not have to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their arrival, the UK government said

A Syrian doctor who moved to practice in Germany was charged with crimes against humanity

A Syrian doctor has been charged in in Karlsruhe, Germany, with crimes against humanity for allegedly torturing people in military hospitals in his homeland and killing one of them, German federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Alla Mousa came to Germany in 2015 and practiced medicine before he was arrested last year.

Ecuador revoked citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

An Ecuadorian court on Monday ruled in favor of revoking the citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. That means it was nullified Assange's status as a naturalized citizen of Ecuador, which was granted to him in December 2017 by then-President Lenín Moreno.

Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles, 24 old, withdrew from the women's team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. "I have to focus on my mental health and not jeopardize my health and well-being," she declared. It followed years of stress and pressure. "It's been really stressful, this Olympic Games," Biles said.

The world’s largest sapphire cluster was discovered in Sri Lanka

The world's largest sapphire cluster worth £72million has been unearthed in a man's non-public back garden when workmen began digging a well. The stone is pale blue in colour. Sri Lanka is known as the "Sapphire capital of the world", a leading exporter of sapphires and other precious gems , and the blue sapphire is unique to it.

At least one person died after a major explosion occurred at an industrial park for chemicals in the western German city of Leverkusen

A major explosion rocked an industrial park for chemicals in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday. It sent a large black cloud into the air and sparked a fire. The blast occurred at a tank farm. The blast registered at a seismological station 40 kilometers (25 miles) away.

Astronomers will search for evidence of tech built by aliens

The pattern to search for aliens is changing right now.An international team of scientists led by a prominent Harvard astronomer announced a new initiative Monday to look for evidence of technology built by extraterrestrial civilizations. It’s the Galileo Project, a nonprofit scientific initiative, purely scientific, without political or military involvement.

London hit by floods in the weekend

Heavy downpours and thunderstorms have caused severe flash flooding in parts of London in the end of the weekend, last week. The Environment Agency issued two flood warnings for areas in London near Beverley Brook in Worcester Park and West Barnes.

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Pop star Shakira accused for tax evasion in Spain

Colombian pop star Shakira, 44 old, could stand trial for alleged tax evasion of 14.5 million euros ($17 million) in Spain, a judge at a court near Barcelona has ruled considering that there is "sufficient evidence."

Sun Dawu, 67, a Chinese bilionaire, has been sentenced 18 years in prison

Sun Dawu, 67, a Chinese bilionaire who runs one of the country's largest private agricultural businesses in the northern province of Hebei, pig farmer, has been sentenced 18 years in prison after was found guilty of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" - a charge often used against activists.

International cruises will restart from England in August

International cruises will start again from England from 2 August after a 16-month break. People arriving at UK ports who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU will also not have to quarantine or take a test on day eight of their arrival, the UK government said

A Syrian doctor who moved to practice in Germany was charged with crimes against humanity

A Syrian doctor has been charged in in Karlsruhe, Germany, with crimes against humanity for allegedly torturing people in military hospitals in his homeland and killing one of them, German federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Alla Mousa came to Germany in 2015 and practiced medicine before he was arrested last year.

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