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Thursday, November 24, 2016

A Florida woman has been charged with aggravated battery after she shot her house guests in the legs because they were "too loud".

Alana Annette Savell was hosting a couple at her home in Panama City when they reportedly became too noisy and she ordered them to leave.

She then shot the man and the woman in the legs. read more


A Chinese firm has unveiled the country's first voice-activated smart home speaker - its answer to Amazon's Echo and Google's Home.

The DingDong, by technology company Beijing LingLong, uses voice interaction to do tasks such as playing music and switching on home appliances.

The device is said to understand Mandarin, Cantonese and basic English. read more


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Video of an incident in Queens, New York City, shows a man lashing out at an Uber driver, calling him an "Arab," a "terrorist" and a "loser." "Trump is president. So you can kiss your visa goodbye," the man yells. "They'll deport you soon. Don't worry, you terrorist." The video was released by Chris Cody, a St. Johns University adjunct professor, who was picked up by the driver right after the incident and narrated the story to Cody, who also speaks Arabic. read more


Monday, November 21, 2016

BOSTON: A 22-year-old Sikh, studying at the prestigious Harvard Law School, was allegedly abused and harassed at a store near the campus by a man who mistook him for a Muslim. Over 200 incidents of hateful harassment and intimidation across the US have been reported since Donald Trump won the presidential election. read more


According to the study titled "Me, Myself and My Killfie: Characterizing and Preventing Selfie Deaths", the number one country where people have killed themselves while taking a stupid selfie, is India.

Guess who is second.

Now guess who is third! read more


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India, operates two smaller aircraft carriers (the Vikramaditya class) which are

Which are useless.

timesofindia.indiatimes.com

NEW DELHI: India thinks of itself as an emerging superpower but does not have a single operational aircraft carrier+ as of now. Its solitary aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya+ , will be ready for action only after eight months due its ongoing maintenance refit.

More alarmingly, the 44,570-tonne INS Vikramaditya+ will in all probability have to soldier on alone for the next six-seven years. In its report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, the CAG said the already long-delayed 40,000-tonne indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant+ , will be ready only by 2023 as per its constructor Cochin Shipyard+ .

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