Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

Wanted Oklahoma fugitive, accused of brutally killing ex-wife in front of kids, arrested in Mexico

34-year-old Luis Octavio Frias is accused of brutally murdering his ex-wife, Janett Reyna, in front of her young children in August 2013. (Kansas City Police Department/Facebook) An Oklahoma man on the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted list was arrested in Mexico Wednesday and brought back into the country using the same handcuffs issued to his ex-wife he allegedly stabbed to death, investigators ...

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European Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

The British-built Mars rover scheduled to be launched in 2020 has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin. The ExoMars mission is designed to search for evidence of life on Mars. The name was revealed Thursday by astronaut Tim Peake and Science Minister Chris Skidmore after more than 36,000 people submitted ideas, which were narrowed down by a panel of experts. ...

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'Torn apart' by Brexit: Northern Ireland residents fear border could reignite violence

The murals outside the small offices of dissident republican group Saoradh give the first hint not all is well in Londonderry, Northern Ireland’s second-biggest city, also known as Derry. One sign — featuring militants in face masks holding assault rifles — commands passersby to “join the IRA,” the initials synonymous with the Irish Republican Army, which was once known as ...

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Popular iPhone apps are secretly recording your screen without permission: report

A new investigation has found that big companies are secretly watching your every move on their iPhone apps.  (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images) Several major companies are secretly recording your every move on their iPhone apps without your permission or even your knowledge, a new investigation has found. According to the TechCrunch report, several popular iPhone apps, including hotels and travel sites and retailers, ...

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Lots of work but fewer want it as participation rate shrinks: Don Pittis

Unless there’s a miracle medical breakthrough, the millennial generation will soon be able to stop worrying about baby boomers plugging up the job market and living in the nicest homes. According to The Economist magazine, “Peak Death” for boomers will strike in about 2034. “It will be very sad,” said The Economist in its cheeky style. “But for house-hunters it will be a ...

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