Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

BBC News | 2017-04-28

Each of the two engines consists of a DC/DC converter to increase the voltage from the batteries, and a permanent magnet motor drive to transform the electrical...

Beyond 'fake news:' Facebook fights 'information operations'

The Associated Press | 2017-04-28

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to sway...

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Germany's Schaeuble says Greece has made good reforms progress

DNA India | 2017-04-30

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was quoted in a newspaper interview on Sunday saying that Greece has made strong progress towards introducing reforms that could lead to the imminent release of further financial...

Mining, steel sector to propel growth beyond 7% — DOST exec

The Philippine Star | 2017-04-29

MANILA, Philippines - The country will achieve growth rates surpassing the seven percent mark by unleashing the huge potential of mining and the revitalizati ......

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Crash test dummies may get heavier to protect heavier Americans

CBS News | 2017-04-28

As Americans continue to get taller, fatter, older, carmakers say it's becoming more apparent that the standard test dummy is in need of a makeover ......

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors

NBC News | 2017-04-27

Doctors have gotten very good at determining which of their patients are at high risk for a heart attack. But new research suggests that artificial intelligence may be even better — and that widespread use of AI could save many of the lives now lost to heart disease, the leading killer in the U.S....

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Eddie Hearn has China plans for Anthony Joshua

Sporting Life | 2017-04-30

Eddie Hearn has outlined plans to turn Anthony Joshua into a global star and revealed that he has already held talks for Britain's heavyweight champion to fight in China. Joshua added the WBA heavyweight title to his IBF belt with a thrilling knockout victory over Wladimir Klitschko in 11...

‘Swiss Machine’ Ueli Steck killed in Mt Everest accident

The Himalayan | 2017-04-30

KATHAMANDU: Ueli Steck (41), popularly known as ‘Swiss Machine’ in the mountaineering world was killed in an accident near Camp I on Mt Everest on Sunday morning, multiple sources at the base camp of the world’s highest peak confirmed. A group of six rescuers discovered a body of the multiple-record...

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The Japan News | 2017-04-30

ASEAN softens tone against China

Reuters MANILA (Reuters) — Southeast Asian countries took a softer stance on South China Sea disputes during a weekend summit, according to a statement issued...

Asian Tribune | 2017-04-30

Solution for North Korean nuclear issue lies in Israel

News Comments // At the outset it should be made clear that none of the nuclear nations is eager to achieve total denuclearization and disarmament and none...

BBC News | 2017-04-30

Madeleine McCann: Parents mark 10 since daughter went missing

Mr McCann said he and his wife "tried everything in our power to not have a long, protracted, missing person case like this". "It's devastating and we really...

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Alternet | 2017-04-30

How Childhood Stress Can Knock 20 Years Off Your Life

New research claims that stress exerts a far heavier physical toll than previously understood. There...

Alternet | 2017-04-30

Empty Seats in the Stadium Trump Claimed Was Record-Breaking for His 100th Day Speech

Trump claimed that people were lined up outside to get in, but the stadium wasn't even full. At his...