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Russia to blame for Syria deaths – Sir Michael Fallon – BBC News

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Johnson calls off Moscow visit 'Terrorists' celebrating US strike Syria attack: What we know Syria attack: What now? Why is there a war in Syria? Referring to Russia, Sir Michael wrote: "This latest war crime happened on their watch. "In the past few years, they have had every opportunity to pull levers and stop this civil war. Russia must show the resolve necessary to bring this regime to heel." The defence secretary said Syria needed a government in which Mr Assad played no part. He acknowledged achieving that was "not easy, but not impossible". "By sending Tomahawk missiles to attack [...]

Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle – BBC News

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Related Topics Prince Harry Charles, Prince of Wales Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39541940

His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

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Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry's flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It's easy to de-personalise older people. We talk about parents and pensioners as if they are conversation-starters about social issues. But [...]

Mesmerizing Video Of Hawaii Beach Sand Reveals Unsettling Reality

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During a recent beach clean up in Kailua on the island of Oahu, the nonprofit group used a sand sifter to rid the sand of trash and plastic pollution. They filmed theslow-motion videobelow of the sifter in action to show people just how much harmful debris sits within the sand. Among leftover twigs and shells is a shocking amount of plastic debris particles. #greatpacificgarbagepatch washes up regularly on the onshore trade winds. An estimated eight million metric tons of plasticmakes its way to the sea every year, according to a 2015 study.And all that trash harms the environment and wildlife [...]

Bird Slams Into Man’s Face In Bloody Roller Coaster Accident

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A man and his friend went for a ride on Red Force, which is being touted as Europes fastest roller coaster, on Friday and literally crashed into an unfortunate surprise. He tossed the bird aside and, with blood smeared across his face, appeared to tell his friend what just happened. Moments after the encounter, the man seemed to accept his and the birds fate and rose his hand for another drop. A similar accident took place in 2012 when a 12-year-old boy was hit by a bird while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. [...]

Why Trump’s Syria Strike Will Not End Well

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By now, it is clear that the missile strike hasnot impededAssad from using his air force to strike rebel strongholds. In fact, Syrian warplanes reportedly carried out strikes yesterday against rebels near the city of Homs taking off from the very air base hit by U.S. missiles. Trump even gave Assad advanced notice via Russian President Vladimir Putin, which enabled the Syrian dictator to move his troops and bunker his planes. Moreover, Trump left one of the airstrips at the targeted base untouched, which is why Assad could quickly use the base to launch further attacks. The end result will [...]

Elon Musk teases one Easter Egg to rule them all for Tesla owners

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How do you like your eggs? If you answered Easter, you have something in common with billionaire tech visionary Elon Musk, who never tires of building the things into the software for his Tesla vehicles. Now, the CEO is teasing a forthcoming Easter Egg for people hes heard like Easter Eggs: An Easter Egg with Easter Eggs in its Easter Egg. Musks tweet suggests a way to access all the past Easter Eggs made available via Tesla software updates from one central access point with the caveat that this includes all discovered hidden fun time secrets. Use of that word [...]

Tracking the explosive growth of open-source software

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Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures and a former managing director at Intel Capital. More posts by this contributor: How viral open-source startups can build themselves into enterprise-IT powerhouses The Money In Open-Source Software Max Schireson is the former CEO of open-source database company MongoDB and is currently an executive-in-residence at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: The Money In Open-Source Software Dan Nguyen-Huu is an associate at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: How viral open-source startups can build themselves into enterprise-IT powerhouses Many of todays hottest new enterprise technologies are centered around free, open-source technology. As a [...]

Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks – BBC News

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This meant they were not accessing support including checks for epilepsy and chronic conditions such as asthma. The NHS recommends that people with learning disabilities and other complex health needs receive a general physical examination and review of any medicines they have been prescribed every year. The NHS Digital report looked at patients with and without learning disabilities from more than half of GP practices in England. This covered about 60% of all patients registered with a GP. The researchers found that, on average, patients with learning disabilities had a 16-year shorter life expectancy than the general population. People with [...]

Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North strikes begin – BBC News

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The RMT said it would unveil a mobile advertising billboard to explain the reasons for the strike to racegoers. Rail strike: What are driver-only-operated trains? John Tilley, regional organiser for the RMT in the North West, said: "We don't want to be out on strike. We want to be able to settle these issues. "The bottom line is, on Northern, the proposal is to take guards off 50% of their services, on Merseyrail it's 100%. "That's the point of the dispute and people need to be talking to us about that." David Sidebottom, director of the watchdog Transport Focus, believes [...]