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CNN:- WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users’ phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets. The encrypted messaging service, owned by Facebook (FB), said Monday that it had discovered and fixed the vulnerability the attackers had sought to exploit. The hackers […]

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Barbados Today:- Acts of violence “on par with boys” have replaced wandering as the principal offence for wayward girls here. Registrar of the Supreme Court Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, said girls were now “on par” with boys as it relates to charges for assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. She made the revelations at the opening of […]

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BBC News:- A jury in California has awarded more than $2bn (£1.5bn) to a couple who said the weedkiller Roundup was responsible for their cancer. It is the third time that the German pharmaceutical group Bayer has been ordered to pay damages over its glyphosate-based herbicide. The jury ruled the company had acted negligently, failing to […]

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(CNN) — An American undersea explorer has completed what is claimed to be the deepest manned sea dive ever recorded — returning to the surface with the depressing news that there’s plastic trash down there. Victor Vescovo journeyed 10,927 meters (35,853 feet) to the bottom of the Challenger Deep , the southern end of the ...

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(CNN) — The family of a Florida man who purportedly was drunk when he crashed his car is suing Tiger Woods, his girlfriend and his restaurant company, saying they should have prevented the man from drinking too much and driving to his death. Nicholas Immesberger, 24, died December 10 near the community of Port Salerno ...

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(CNN) Felicity Huffman broke down crying before a federal judge Monday after she pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs for college admission. When she appeared in court in Boston, prosecutors recommended a sentence of four months prison time for the “Desperate Housewives” TV ...

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(CNN) — A Chinese cargo plane arrived in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas on Monday, the Venezuelan Ministry of Communication has told CNN. The plane was carrying aid for the impoverished nation: approximately 2 million units of medical equipment, including medicine and surgical medical supplies. The supplies will be distributed by agencies designated by the ...

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(CNN) — Five people are dead after two float planes collided in flight Monday afternoon near Ketchikan, Alaska, according to a news release from Princess Cruise Lines. The crash took place around 1 p.m. (5 p.m. ET) when a small float plane — an aircraft with pontoons or floats that allow it to land on ...

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(BBC) — Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a “select number” of users, and was orchestrated by “an advanced cyber actor”. A fix was rolled out ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) A 21-year- old resident of 22 Second Avenue, Bartica was gunned down execution-style in the wee hours Monday at a bar. Antonio Dos Santos was fatally shot in front of an entertainment bar at First Avenue, Bartica, allegedly by a 29-year-old carpenter of First Avenue, Bartica. Police said initial investigations revealed that ...

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