Mongolia: A toxic warning to the world

All over the world cities are grappling with apocalyptic air pollution but the small capital of Mongolia is suffering from some of the worst in the world. And the problem is intrinsically linked to climate change. The country has already warmed by 2.2 degrees, forcing thousands of people to abandon …

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FDA warning: Scores of heart implants can be hacked from 20ft away

Pacemakers, defibrillators: Are medical IoT devices trustworthy? Do you know what’s in your pacemaker’s source code? Your defibrillator? Your insulin pump? No one does — except its maker. And that’s worrying. The US government has put out an alert over a critical flaw affecting scores of Medtronic heart defibrillators that …

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Race to evacuate stranded Viking Sky cruise ship in Norway

Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one by one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation. The Norwegian newspaper VG said …

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Robert Kraft Apologizes in First Public Comments About Prostitution Case

For the first time since he was charged last month with two counts of soliciting prostitution in Jupiter, Fla., Robert K. Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, commented publicly on the matter, apologizing in vague terms. “I am truly sorry,” Kraft said in a statement released Saturday afternoon. …

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Zac Efron and Amanda Seyfried cast in "Scooby-Doo" film

Jinkies! A “Scooby-Doo” movie is coming soon, and it reportedly found its Fred and Daphne. Deadline reports that Zac Efron has signed on to voice Fred Jones and Amanda Seyfried will voice Daphne Blake in the Warner Bros. animated feature film, “Scoob.” Will Forte has already been cast as the …

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Northern lights may dip farther south than usual this weekend

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE March 22, 2019, 10:43 PM GMT By Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky The Northern Lights are going south this weekend. A geomagnetic storm, caused by a cloud of charged particles ejected from the sun, may bring the aurora borealis as far south as Iowa, Colorado and Washington on …

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