Friday , 11 July 2014
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Japan Hit by Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake, Triggers Small Tsunami

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake jolted the northern coast Japan early Saturday, triggering a small tsunami. The earthquake hit the coast near the nuclear power plant that crippled in the 2011 tsunami. The Meteorological Agency of Japan said the quake was recorded 10 kilometers below the sea surface off the coast of Fukushima and it was also felt in in Tokyo, ... Read More »

Spider venom can kill insects specifically

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Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that insecticides prepared from spider venom can kill the insects specifically without affecting the environment. Frank Bosmans, the research member revealed that toxin from desert bush spider reacts differently on insects. The researchers found that toxin is lethal for few insects while it does not affect few insects. According to the researchers, the ... Read More »

Genetic inheritance makes chimpanzees intelligent

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A recent study has shown that like humans, Chimpanzee’s inherit their intelligence from their ancestors. The detailed report about the study was published in the journal Current Biology. The study revealed that the chimpanzees trained by humans are as intelligent as the chimpanzee that lives in wild because they inherit the intelligence genes from their parents. The tests were conducted ... Read More »

Adelson, Buffett and Gates slammed Congress for the immigration reform

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A casino mogul and major Republican donor, Sheldon Adelson came together with Business tycoon bill gates and investor king Warren Buffett to scold the congressmen for not cooperating to pass a strong immigration law. The trio urged the lawmakers to find a common solution for passing immigration reforms. They wrote a letter to both the houses of Washington and mentioned ... Read More »

Weather Report : Polar Vortex may comeback

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Weather scientists predict that Polar Vortex that hit the United States last year might come back again this summer. The metrological report claimed that chilly winds might hit the north western part of the country next week. The report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mentioned that a pool of cold air from Alaska’s gulf will move to ... Read More »

Suspected prostitute arrested for the death of Google employee

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According to the report, Police officials arrested the prostitute for killing the Google employee by injecting drugs. Alix Catherine Tichleman, the accused was detained by the police officials over the charges of killing Forrest Timothy Hayes the Google executive by heroin overdose. The body of the Google employee was recovered from the yacht in the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor. ... Read More »

Wild fire grows in central Washington

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According to a report by US disaster management unit, the wild fire is continuously growing in central Washington and has charred 28 square miles in just two days. The fire fighting officials also reported that another fire erupted in the nearby area followed by the dry conditions. Rick Scriven, the fire fighter spokesperson said, “The wildfire near Entiat has burned ... Read More »

Five Journalists sentenced 10 years of imprisonment in Myanmar

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A court in Myanmar declared 10 years of jail imprisonment for five journalists over the false reporting regarding the chemical weapons. According to the court judgment, the journalists have violated country’s State Secrets Act and have threatened country’s national security. Tint San, the editor and four other journalists with magazine named Unity Voice were detained in the month of January. The ... Read More »

US secretary John Kerry visits Afghanistan

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United States secretary, John Kerry made a visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to resolve the election crisis. Since last month the country is suffering from election crisis where both the candidates are claiming victory. The standoff between the two candidates, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah and former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is worsening day by day. Earlier, economist Ashraf ... Read More »

Russia shuts three borders with Ukraine

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On Thursday, Russian officials reported that Russia has decided to close three borders crossing with Ukraine. The step was taken after heavy fighting in Ukraine erupted. A prominent Russian newspaper also reported that on Thursday late night, the government authorities decided to close the border they share with Ukraine. Pro Russian rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine have already ... Read More »