Monday, 23 October 2017

Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call

Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call

President Donald Trump on Monday disputed a widow's account of a condolence call he made to her following the death of her husband in Niger earlier this month.
Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/23/politics/gma-myeshia-johnson-trump/index.html?source=Snapzu

'Bing, bang, boom, I'm done': Scan-and-go shopping coming to Canadian Walmart stores

'Bing, bang, boom, I'm done': Scan-and-go shopping coming to Canadian Walmart stores

New scan-and-go technology being rolled out at Walmart stores allows shoppers to scan and bag their items while they shop, and it may lead to customers bypassing checkout altogether.
Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/business/walmart-scan-and-go-app-self-checkout-1.4364434?source=Snapzu

Getting on cancer’s nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours

Getting on cancer’s nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours

A technique for alleviating pain has exposed cancer's weak spot and may finally enable us to stop the disease by disabling the nerves that help it spread.
Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631480-200-how-hitting-our-nervous-system-could-let-us-defeat-cancer/?source=Snapzu

Why did the U.S. just revoke Putin critic Bill Browder’s visa?

Why did the U.S. just revoke Putin critic Bill Browder’s visa?

The move against the U.S.-born British citizen was labeled farcical, and prompted immediate calls for the U.S. to overturn the decision.
Read more: https://news.vice.com/story/bill-browder-visa-revoked-putin?source=Snapzu

Sharks discovered inside active volcano, and footage proves they're alive

Sharks discovered inside active volcano, and footage proves they're alive

It's not a sharknado, but it just might be a sharkcano. Scientists recently found a sleeper shark living in an area that he wasn't supposed to be: in a volcano. The Kavachi is a very active underwater volcano in the Solomon Islands near Papua New Guinea, and when scientists sent down camera-laden robots to examine the volcano, they discovered far more than they expected.
Read more: http://worldofanimals.org/2017/10/06/sharks-discovered-inside-active-volcano-and-footage-proves-theyre-alive/?source=Snapzu

EXCLUSIVE: US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert

EXCLUSIVE: US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert

If the order comes, the B-52s will return to a ready-to-fly posture not seen since the Cold War.
Read more: http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2017/10/exclusive-us-preparing-put-nuclear-bombers-back-24-hour-alert/141957/?source=Snapzu

An unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads Louisiana police to an L.A.-based identity theft ring

An unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads Louisiana police to an L.A.-based identity theft ring

Police in Louisiana have uncovered a sophisticated, Los Angeles-based identity theft ring, thanks to two men who skipped out on their $7 Waffle House bill, authorities said. Waffle House employees called police Saturday, saying two men had stiffed the restaurant and driven away in a U-Haul van, Pearl River police said Thursday. Investigators were still taking statements at the restaurant when patrol officers spotted a U-Haul van parked at a nearby hotel, police said.
Read more: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-waffe-house-id-theft-ring-20171020-story.html?source=Snapzu

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