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Major Twitter accounts hacked in suspected bitcoin scam

It also partially shut the social network down. Twitter said in a tweet that some users weren’t able to tweet while it was working on the incident. Users with the check mark to indicate their accounts were verified by the social media company reported they weren’t able to tweet. Twitter …

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Johnny Depp’s severed fingertip found in Australian rental property, court told

London: Hollywood star Johnny Depp’s former estate manager has told London’s High Court that he found a piece of the actor’s severed finger following his alleged confrontation with ex-wife Amber Heard. Depp, 57, is suing the publisher of Britain’s Sun newspaper for libel over an article in 2018 in which …

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US restricts visas to Huawei staff as tensions rise on human rights

Huawei denies it spies for China and, when asked about Pompeo’s remarks, a company spokeswoman said: “We are looking into this and will share the statement once we have one.” While the US did not provide details of individual employees, the move is nonetheless the latest announcement in what has …

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Founder of ride-hailing app Gokada found ‘dismembered in New York apartment’

Saleh’s sister discovered the body on Tuesday afternoon at the luxury apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The fact the saw was still connected led detectives to suspect her arrival may have startled the perpetrator, who would have fled through another exit, the New York Times reported. “We have a …

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Fears of further spread as Crossroads Hotel virus cases become infectious within a day

She said while the incubation period for COVID-19 is usually within 14 days, “people have developed the symptoms, more towards the one day period than the 14[days]”. “It gives you very little time for the contact tracers, because you’ve got to get your cases diagnosed and then you’ve got to …

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‘It could take years’: Slow recovery predicted for public transport

“There has been a significant behavioural change among the professionals in the CBD, as a lot of people realised they can work from home.” He added that more people would choose to walk, cycle or drive to work in coming months amid fear of community transmission of COVID-19 on public …

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Look no hands as Sydney’s GPO clock gets a makeover

Made by JB Joyce in the UK and installed in 1891, it is a three-train flatbed clock with gravity escapement and once the makeover is complete, Westminster chimes: four bells to the chime and another for the strike just like Big Ben. ”It will sound the same as Big Ben”: …

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Chris Anderson slams ‘disrespectful’ Bulldogs meddling claims

“I’m happy to help the club in any way, but I’m certainly not a shadow over any coach’s shoulder,” Anderson told the Herald. “I think that’s disrespectful to the people who are making decisions; they are doing OK themselves. They’ve just been through a tough time and I think they …

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VAR faces axe for A-League return, but could be back for finals

The email said an announcement was to be made on Tuesday, but that did not occur. The A-League and Football Federation Australia’s head of leagues Greg O’Rourke have not responded to questions. O’Rourke said earlier this month that the A-League was committed to using the VAR, which has proved extremely …

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Target and superquiz, Thursday, July 16

Today’s Target: 13 words, good; 19 words, very good; 26 words, excellent. Wednesday’s solution: acton, actor, alto, attorn, cant, canto, cantor, cart, carton, cartoon, clot, coat, colorant, colt, contort, contra, CONTRALTO, control, coolant, coot, cotta, cotton, locator, loot, lotto, nota, octal, octant, onto, ortolan, rant, root, rota, taco, tact, talc, …

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