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Boston Dynamics to offer commercial version of Atlas robot: The Waltham company said its new robot is electric powered and able to lift heavy items ...
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Boston Dynamics to offer commercial version of Atlas robot
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Dubai Police come to the rescue of a cat trapped in waterlogged area. The authorities published footage on X platform, showcasing the rescue ... Show more   #uae   #dubai
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Chaos in Dubai as UAE records heaviest rainfall in 75 years: Chaos ensued in the United Arab Emirates after the country witnessed the heaviest rainfall in 75 ...
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Chaos in Dubai as UAE records heaviest rainfall in 75 years
Quick Glance: Dubai Submerged in Floods After Year's Worth of Rain
  • More than 142mm of rain soaked Dubai within 24 hours.

  • Heavy thunderstorms hit the UAE, pouring over a year's worth of rain on Dubai in just hours.

  • Authorities dispatched tanker trucks to pump water off the streets as some homes were inundated, requiring residents to bail them out.

  • Rain is uncommon in the UAE, causing flooding due to insufficient drainage systems in many areas.
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Emergency services, employees from the Danish Chamber of Commerce, and even passers-by rush to save paintings from the inferno at Copenhagen’s historic stock ... Show more   #Reuters   #video   #news   #spire   #Copenhagen   #CopenhagenStockExchange   #DanishChamberofCommerce   #Denmark   #fire   #emergency
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The Negligence I Saw Working as a Carer #fbreels
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is warning Iran that the U.S. "will not hesitate" to impose new sanctions in response to Iran's "unprecedented ... Show more   abcnews.go.com/Site/fullpage/page-unavailable-61369435
Quick Glance: Yellen warns of further sanctions in response to Iran's increasing activities
  • Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned of potential global economic damage from rising tensions in the Middle East and pledged that the U.S. and its allies won't hesitate to use their sanctions powers to address Iran's 'malign and destabilizing activity' in the region.

  • The fast-rising tensions between Iran and Israel and the potential implications of escalation on the global economy are at the forefront of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

  • Yellen announced additional sanctions actions against Iran in the coming days and expressed support for liquidating roughly $300 billion in frozen Russian Central Bank assets for Ukraine's reconstruction.

  • Another major focus of this year's meetings will be Chinese industrial policy, which Yellen believes poses a threat to U.S. jobs and the global economy. She plans to meet with Chinese counterparts to identify potential areas of cooperation and address concerns.
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STABROEK MARKET WHARF COLLAPSED
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The first 7 jurors have been selected for Trump's hush money criminal trial. 11 more are still needed
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The first 7 jurors have been selected for Trump's hush money criminal ...
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Elephant escapes circus, roams streets of Montana: “Only in Butte. A circus elephant got loose,” a bystander says in video footage of the animal stomping through ...
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Elephant escapes circus, roams streets of Montana
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The Stunning Moment When Sun Rays Illuminated Ram Lalla’s Forehead, Know The Science Behind Surya Tilak
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🇮🇷🇮🇱 #Iran launched more than 300 drones and missiles in a direct attack in Israel on Saturday. 🛡️ The attack caused only modest damage because most missiles ... Show more   #IronDome
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Families are racing to escape Dubai amid the apocalyptic scenes of flooding overnight
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Fit without Philipp: New ORF gymnastics lesson depends on the old format in terms of quotas
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Fit without Philipp: New ORF gymnastics lesson depends on the old format ...
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WATCH: Garland defends Biden's mental fitness and says he has 'complete confidence' in him
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WATCH: Garland defends Biden's mental fitness and says he has ...
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"Like crores of Indians, this is a very emotional moment for me" PM Narendra Modi watches the 'Surya Tilak' on Ram Lalla after his election rally in ... Show more
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Live updates: Israel weighs response to Iran attack, US will impose new sanctions on Tehran
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Quick Glance: The Night Iran's Missile Show Rattled Israel
  • In Tehran, 'Operation True Promise' launched an unprecedented aerial assault on Israel.

  • The direct clash between powerful militaries showcased Israel's defense and Iran's display of power.

  • Despite minor damages and injuries, the question remains whether this attack signifies further escalation or the start of a war.

  • The missile and drone strikes resulted in minimal damage, with Israel and allies successfully intercepting most projectiles.
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Dubai's streets turned into rivers after heavy rains and flash floods.
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U.K. votes on ‘smoke-free generation,’ but conservatives fear ‘nanny state’: The bill would prevent people born in 2009 and later from ever buying a cigarette — ...
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U.K. votes on ‘smoke-free generation,’ but conservatives fear ‘nanny ...
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Alongside Liam Neeson: Pamela Anderson stars in “The Naked Gun” remake: She gets the role that Priscilla Presley had in the original: Pamela Anderson will be in ...
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Alongside Liam Neeson: Pamela Anderson stars in “The Naked Gun” remake
Quick Glance: New Cast for 'Naked Gun' Reboot
  • Pamela Anderson will be seen alongside Liam Neeson in the upcoming Naked Gun reboot, set for release in July 2025.

  • Directed by Akiva Schaffer, the modern interpretation of the classic comedy franchise will promise laughs for new audiences.

  • Details about Anderson's character in the film are being kept under wraps, creating anticipation among fans for the return of the beloved series.

  • The original Naked Gun hit theaters in 1988 and was successful enough to inspire two sequels. The reboot aims to bring the series' distinctive humor to modern viewers.
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Beijing Race Under Scrutiny As Video Suggests Runners Helped Chinese Winner: Organizers are investigating the results of the Beijing Half Marathon ...
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Quick Glance: Investigation Launched After Beijing Half Marathon Finish
  • Following the finish of the Beijing Half Marathon, the results are now under scrutiny due to the peculiar behavior displayed by three runners from Kenya and Ethiopia.

  • A Chinese runner overtook the others, as seen in a recorded livestream of the Beijing Half Marathon. The remaining three runners - Willy Mnangat and Robert Keter from Kenya, and Dejene Hailu from Ethiopia - followed closely behind, with He claiming the first place.

  • The organizers of the half-marathon are currently examining the results after a video of the finish circulated online, prompting many to question the intention of the three African runners to slow down.

  • The winner secured the first place with a time of 1 hour 3 minutes 44 seconds. Mnangat, Keter, and Hailu shared the second place, one second later.
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Fee for platform X: Musk: new users should pay: Anyone who sets up a new account on X will have to pay in future. Elon Musk wants to beat annoying bots with a ...
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Fee for platform X: Musk: new users should pay
Quick Glance: Musk Plans Fee for New X Users
  • Elon Musk intends to charge new users of X in the initial months to curb the activity of automated bot accounts.

  • The fee is set to be waived after three months to allow free posting.

  • Tests in New Zealand and the Philippines raised skepticism about the effectiveness of the fee as a countermeasure against bots.

  • Declining revenues at X post-rebranding and Twitter acquisition, along with a negative brand perception by companies, are impacting the service's business.
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Courtney Love thinks Taylor Swift is ‘not important’ and has some thoughts about Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey and Madonna, too
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Quick Glance: Rock Icon Criticizes Taylor Swift: 'Not Important'
  • Outspoken rock legend Courtney Love criticized Lana Del Rey, Madonna, and Taylor Swift in a new interview, stating that the latter is 'not important.'

  • Love expressed negative views on Taylor Swift, calling her 'not important' and uninteresting as an artist, despite potentially being a safe space for girls.

  • She also mentioned her ongoing feud with Madonna, dating back to their awkward encounter on MTV in 1995.

  • Furthermore, Love harshly criticized Lana Del Rey, suggesting she delay the release of her upcoming album 'Lasso' until 2031 due to perceived overexposure.
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Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has begun the arduous task of dehorning rhinos the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park (HiP) The project is a collaboration between Ezemvelo and WWF ... Show more   #rhinos   #poaching   #antipoaching   #ProtectOurRhinos
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Gaza war protesters shut down Golden Gate Bridge, block traffic in other cities: Demonstrators protesting the war in Gaza shut down San Francisco’s Golden Gate ...
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Gaza war protesters shut down Golden Gate Bridge, block traffic in other ...
Quick Glance: Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators Block Major Bridges and Roads in US Cities
  • Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the Interstate 880 in Oakland.

  • Roads were also blocked in Chicago and Eugene to protest against the war between Israel and Hamas.

  • The blockades resulted in arrests and traffic disruptions, but airport operations remained largely normal.

  • Protests also took place in New York and Seattle, leading to temporary road closures and arrests.
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Elon Musk's wealth crashes $160 billion from peak amid Tesla troubles: Tesla stock has tanked by more than 60% since late 2021, slashing Elon Musk's fortune from ...
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Elon Musk's wealth crashes $160 billion from peak amid Tesla troubles
Quick Glance: Tesla: Layoffs and Elon Musk's Reality Check
  • Tesla is planning a major layoff to prepare for the future.

  • Elon Musk's grasp on reality is questioned as Tesla performs mediocre in the automotive industry.

  • Tesla experiences a decline in revenue margin compared to other automakers.

  • The success of Tesla's future depends on the implementation of autonomous driving technology.
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Gap between Caitlin Clark's WNBA salary and her male counterparts draws outrage : College basketball superstar Caitlin Clark is set to soar to new heights in the ...
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Quick Glance: Caitlin Clark's Eventful WNBA Draft Week
  • Caitlin Clark, the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer, had a whirlwind week before the WNBA Draft, signaling just the beginning of her promising career.

  • From the national championship to "SNL" to the Empire State Building and the draft, Clark is celebrated as one of the most sought-after and scrutinized rookies in the WNBA.

  • After a series of events within eight days, including appearances on "Saturday Night Live", meetings, and honors, Clark looks forward to starting her professional career with the Indiana Fever.

  • With a 190 percent increase in ticket prices and a massive fan response upon her arrival at the Fever, Clark and the team have high hopes for a successful season and a return to the playoffs.
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Prince Harry Hits the Polo Field in Front of Netflix Cameras: The Duke of Sussex competed in a match in South Florida the day after the announcement that he will ...
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Prince Harry Hits the Polo Field in Front of Netflix Cameras
Quick Glance: Discover When Meghan Markle's Jam Will Be Available for Purchase
  • Shortly after debuting her highly anticipated lifestyle brand American Riviera Orchard, Meghan Markle unveiled the first product.

  • Markle made a return to Instagram to reveal the brand's identity and a website featuring a logo representing her neighborhood 'Montecito' with a sign-up link for the waitlist.

  • The initial product will be strawberry jam, with a focus on home, garden, food, and lifestyle content based on information from the trademark application documents.

  • While the specific release date remains undisclosed, interested individuals can already join the waitlist and anticipate further updates on Markle's product line.
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Quick Glance: Sheikh Hamdan Shares Impressive Video of Elephants in the Rain in Dubai
  • Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, surprised his 16.3 million followers on Instagram with a captivating video of elephants enjoying the rain in Dubai.

  • The short clip features five African elephants grazing on desert plants, with the Dubai skyline and overcast skies in the background.

  • The United Arab Emirates experienced heavy rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning this morning.

  • As per the National Center of Meteorology, cloudy skies and rain are predicted to continue until Wednesday afternoon.
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Under Cover of War in Gaza, Assault on West Bank Intensifies: Palestinian Journalist Dalia Hatuqa
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