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A hope of cooperation between the U.S. and China on climate crisis urgent issues

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.

Tech News

A new feature on Google Earth app shows climate change effects in four decades based on satellite imagery

A new video feature on Google Earth app, named Timelapse, can show four decades worth of satellite imagery, proving how the climate change has affected the planet.

Some Boeing 737 Max airplanes have an electrical issue which was detected

Airlines pulled dozens of Boeing Max 737s out of service for inspections, for the second time. It was requested by the aircraft maker.

FlixOnline app was pulled from Google Play because it contained an Android malware

An Android malware was discovered by researchers at threat intelligence firm Check Point Research as an app called FlixOnline on Google Play and is claimed to spread via WhatsApp conversations.

A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros was auctioned for $660,000

A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros for NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) has been sold for a whopping $660,000 at Dallas based Heritage Auctions on April 2.

Another school districts in the U.S. was attacked by hackers and demanded to pay ransom

The computer system of Broward County Public Schools, one of the nation's largest school districts, was hacked by a criminal gang that encrypted district data.

Google announced new features for Google Maps this year in a huge update

Google is announcing new features planned for Google Maps.

Entertainement News

American rapper DMX in serious condition after a heart attack

Rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is hospitalized and on life support at a hospital in White Plains, New York, after suffering a heart attack Friday around 11 p.m.

A rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh was sold for 13.1 million euros

“Street Scene in Montmartre,” a rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh which had remained in the same family collection for more than 100 years, out of the public eye, was sold at auction Thursday by Sotheby’s Paris for 13.1 million euros ($15.4 million).

The Goldbergs’ actor George Segal died aged 87

The actor George Segal died Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California, at 87, due to complications from bypass surgery.

Sports News

Slavia Prague defender Ondřej Kúdela has been banned for 10 matches

Slavia Prague defender Ondřej Kúdela has been banned for 10 matches by UEFA after the governing body's investigation into allegations of the player's "racist behavior" towards Rangers' midfielder Glen Kamara during the sides' UEFA Europa League meeting at Ibrox stadium last month.

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Business News

Microsoft purchases the natural language recognition company Nuance

Microsoft announced its decision to purchase Nuance. The deal adds up to a $16 billion cash outlay and a total valuation for Nuance of about $19.7 billion, including that company's assumed debt. Nuance is known as providing software for natural language recognition.

Google research manager Samy Bengio resigned

Google research manager Samy Bengio, who oversaw the company’s AI ethics group, resigned on Tuesday to pursue other opportunities

Google will create at least new 10,000 full-time jobs in 2021

Google announced intention to spend more than $7 billion on office space and data centers this years, which means creation of at least new 10,000 full-time jobs.

India wants to ban actual cryptocurrencies

The country’s legislature will introduce a bill that criminalizes trading, mining, issuing, transferring, or possessing cryptocurrency.

Life

Scientists determined even the coffee flavor could be influenced by the climate change

A new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation, Ethiopia, found that climate change will impact the coffee flavor quality.

Ford Motor spoke about upgrades and a new model in the F-150 Raptor series

Ford Motor unveiled its next-generation F-150 Raptor.

Stellantis – new global auto-making giant – was created merging companies

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Peugeot-maker PSA Group signed Saturday final act to merge into Stellantis NV.

Science

A hope of cooperation between the U.S. and China on climate crisis urgent issues

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.

Space X was selected to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon

SpaceX was selected by NASA on Friday to move forward in developing a human landing system to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon under NASA's Artemis program.

Scientists determined even the coffee flavor could be influenced by the climate change

A new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation, Ethiopia, found that climate change will impact the coffee flavor quality.

Mars helicopter’s first experimental flight was delayed by NASA

NASA has decided to delay the Ingenuity Mars helicopter’s first experimental flight due to a safety alert during a high-speed spin test of Ingenuity's rotors

An American scientific study suggested that masks and a good ventilation are very important to stop virus spread in classrooms

A study of the University of Central Florida recently published in the journal Physics of Fluids sustains that masks and a good ventilation system are more important than social distancing for reducing the airborne spread of COVID-19 in classrooms.

Health

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.
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News in Europe

Funeral of Prince Philip

Funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was scheduled for Saturday in England. He will be honored with an intimate funeral at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Denmark decided to completely halt the use of Astra Zeneca vaccine

Denmark on Wednesday became 1st European country to completely halt the use of AstraZeneca jab which was renamed Vaxzevria last month.

A massive fire in Russia destroyed a textile factory in a cultural heritage site

Nearly 350 firefighters and one helicopter were fighting on Monday the flames of a big blaze in Saint Petersburg, Russia, over several floors of the red-brick Nevskaya Manufaktura building on the Oktyabrskaya Embankment of the Neva River.

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died aged 99

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Friday aged 99. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” the royal family announced.

News in USA

Floor collapsed at a massive party in a house neae Georgia University

At least 25 people were hurt when a floor collapsed during a massive party at a two-story house near the University of Georgia. Police estimated 500 people were at the party in Athens.

A mass shooting occurred at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis’ main airpor

A gunman opened fire outside and inside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis' main airport Thursday night, killing eight people. Several others were wounded.

Several people are missing after a lift boat capsized near the Louisiana coast

A large 129-foot commercial lift boat, named the Seacor Power, capsized off Port Fourchon, near the Louisiana coast, after a severe storm passed through the area on Tuesday afternoon.

Police shot a driver in Minnesota during a traffic stop

A Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officer fatally shot a 20-year-old driver during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, in the area of the 6300 block of Orchard Ave, police said.

International News

A hope of cooperation between the U.S. and China on climate crisis urgent issues

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.

Raul Castro is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party

Raul Castro, 89-year-old, said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party. Castro made the announcement in a speech at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Russia responded to the new U.S. sanctions

Russia on Friday responded to the new U.S. sanctions by saying it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves.
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A hope of cooperation between the U.S. and China on climate crisis urgent issues

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.

Floor collapsed at a massive party in a house neae Georgia University

At least 25 people were hurt when a floor collapsed during a massive party at a two-story house near the University of Georgia. Police estimated 500 people were at the party in Athens.

Raul Castro is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party

Raul Castro, 89-year-old, said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party. Castro made the announcement in a speech at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Space X was selected to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon

SpaceX was selected by NASA on Friday to move forward in developing a human landing system to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon under NASA's Artemis program.

Funeral of Prince Philip

Funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was scheduled for Saturday in England. He will be honored with an intimate funeral at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Russia responded to the new U.S. sanctions

Russia on Friday responded to the new U.S. sanctions by saying it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves.

A mass shooting occurred at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis’ main airpor

A gunman opened fire outside and inside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis' main airport Thursday night, killing eight people. Several others were wounded.

A new feature on Google Earth app shows climate change effects in four decades based on satellite imagery

A new video feature on Google Earth app, named Timelapse, can show four decades worth of satellite imagery, proving how the climate change has affected the planet.

New American sanctions against Russia can open way for a new „Cold War”, experts say

President Biden on Thursday signed an executive order declaring a "national emergency" over the threat from Russia.

Scientists determined even the coffee flavor could be influenced by the climate change

A new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation, Ethiopia, found that climate change will impact the coffee flavor quality.

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A hope of cooperation between the U.S. and China on climate crisis urgent issues

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua agreed for the two countries, during two days of talks in Shanghai, to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency.

Floor collapsed at a massive party in a house neae Georgia University

At least 25 people were hurt when a floor collapsed during a massive party at a two-story house near the University of Georgia. Police estimated 500 people were at the party in Athens.

Raul Castro is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party

Raul Castro, 89-year-old, said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party. Castro made the announcement in a speech at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Space X was selected to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon

SpaceX was selected by NASA on Friday to move forward in developing a human landing system to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the Moon under NASA's Artemis program.

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