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Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies – report

REUTERS - The last surviving crew member aboard the Enola Gay, the U.S. bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died at a retirement community in Georgia at age 93, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. #Argentina #Business #China #Entertainment #facebook #Mexico #Middle East #United Kingdom #United States

21 mins ago

NASA’s Mars rover sets off-Earth, off-road distance record

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just over 25 miles (40 km) on the surface of the Red Planet to surpass the benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe on the moon. Opportunity, which arrived on Mars in January 2004, a few weeks after its now-defunct rover twin Spirit, was built to drive only about a single kilometer but has continued to operate far beyond its design capabilities. #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #Entertainment #France #India #Mexico #United States

36 mins ago

Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ makers were hit by hackers, expert says

VIENNA (Reuters) - Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a U.S.-based computer forensics expert said on Tuesday. Comment Crew, as the hacking group is known, stole designs for Israeli rocket systems in a spree of attacks during 2011 and 2012, Joseph Drissel, chief executive of Cyber Engineering Services (CyberESI), said in a phone interview #Arabic #Argentina #Business #China #chinese #Entertainment #France #Israel #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United States

36 mins ago

Douglas-Zeta-Jones open up about cancer battle

Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actor Michael Douglas and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones are opening up again about the former's battle with throat cancer. The 69-year-old actor got candid while talking about being mis-diagnosed three times before his 2010 throat cancer diagnosis at an International Oncologic Societies event. #Ajax #Business #Cinema #Crime #Economy #indian #News #Pakistan #Religion #science #Technology

36 mins ago

Lithuania to ban a few Russians’ entry

Vilnius, July 30 (IANS) Lithuanian authorities will ban a few Russian citizens from entering the Baltic country in the wake of prevailing international context and conflicts in Ukraine, a diplomat said Tuesday. Lithuania's Vice Foreign Minister said the measures of such nature are connected with the current highly tense international context, and with conflicts in Ukraine #Ajax #Business #Crime #Firefox #India #Multimedia #News #NewsTracker #Power #Religion #Sports

51 mins ago

Girl dies after being hit by plane on Florida beach

REUTERS - The 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach and killed her father, also has died from her injuries, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday. Oceana Irizarry and her family were walking on Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday when the pilot of a single-engine Piper plane alerted the local municipal airport that he was going to make an emergency landing on the beach. Oceana's father, Army Sergeant 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, who was stationed at Fort Stewart in Georgia, died on Sunday after being hit by the plane as it came down. #Arabic #Argentina #beach #facebook #India #Italy #Latin America #Russia #United States

51 mins ago

Adele takes vacation before album release

Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Singer Adele has rented a villa in Ibiza, Spain for a relaxing holiday before she starts promoting her new album. #Ajax #Firefox #India #indian #Pakistan #Politics #Power #Religion #Sports

51 mins ago

Russian airport evacuated after bomb scare

St.Petersburg, July 30 (IANS) An airport in Russia's northern capital of St. #Ajax #Business #Crime #Economy #Education #Firefox #indian #NewsTracker #Pakistan #Politics #Power

Jul 30, 2014

Cleanliness, punctuality Modi’s mantra: Chinese daily

Beijing, July 29 (IANS) New vigour is sweeping through Indian government offices after Narendra Modi became the prime minister with ministers conducting surprise checks to see if bureaucrats are in their seats in time and offices being kept clean and tidy to give an air of efficiency, a Chinese daily said Tuesday. "Ministers are conducting surprise checks in the morning to see if bureaucrats are in their seats, offices are being thoroughly cleaned and all old furniture thrown away, senior officials are under orders not to keep files pending, and ministers are clearing files, including many left over from the previous government, in a jiffy," the New Delhi-datelined article, headlined "Indian bureaucracy shaken up, more transparent after election win" in the Global Times stated #Business #Chrome #Education #Firefox #India #NewsTracker #Pakistan #Politics #Power #Religion #Technology

Jul 30, 2014

12 killed as boat capsizes in Indonesia

Jakarta, July 29 (IANS) As many as 12 people were killed when a boat carrying 60 people capsized in Indonesia Tuesday. The accident took place when the boat was about to depart from a village in Kapuas river in Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province Tuesday morning, Xinhua reported citing Wasino, head of Central Kalimantan Search and Rescue Office as saying. #Chrome #Economy #India #Multimedia #Pakistan #Religion #Sports #Technology
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