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Rail strikes at Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern, South Western

Image copyright EPA Image caption Services at Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway are likely to be affected Train passengers face another day of disruption as union members at four rail firms stage the latest 24-hour strikes in disputes over safety. Services on Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and ...

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Rashard Robinson, Jets cornerback, arrested with pot-laced candy

Jets cornerback Rashard Robinson was charged with drug possession after a December arrest, prompting fair questions about the team’s wisdom to trade for the troubled second-year player midway through the season. Morris County police found a marijuana-laced candy (THC infused Peanut Budda Buddah Candy, in case you ...

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CES 2018: Amazon Alexa v Google Assistant fight gets fierce

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google has been loudly advertising its virtual assistant in Las Vegas during the CES tech show If victory belongs to whoever’s virtual assistant can interact with the most unlikely range of household appliances, then Amazon has already won. The firm’s voice-activated digital helper has ...

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Federal jail guard repeatedly raped Brooklyn inmate: prosecutors

A Brooklyn federal jail corrections officer repeatedly raped an inmate — and threatened to lock her in solitary confinement if she told anyone, prosecutors said Tuesday. As the trial opened for Carlos Martinez, assistant U.S. Attorney Nadia Shihata said the lieutenant at the Metropolitan Detention Center used ...

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Sanchi oil tanker: ‘No big spill’ off China coast

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHuge plumes of smoke were seen rising from the tanker No large oil spill has been detected so far from a tanker that has been burning since Saturday evening off the coast of China, Chinese officials say. The Sanchi is still alight ...

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Toy firm VTech fined $650,000 over data breach

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pictures taken with VTech toys were hackable by attackers, security researchers found Electronic toymaker VTech will pay $650,000 (£480,000) to settle charges that it failed to protect the privacy of children using its gadgets. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) levelled the charges at ...

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