Dog’s throat cut in Cairns, Australia

Thursday, July 15, 2010 In what the RSPCA calls a “horrific” case of animal cruelty, a dog’s jaw was taped shut, and its throat cut, in Cairns, Australia. The Staffordshire mix, who was found by police in a critical condition last Thursday, was reportedly struggling to breath and bleeding heavily…

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Oil from Gulf spill reaches major current

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 US scientists say that oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the Loop Current, which could propel the oil towards the coast of Florida. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), limited amounts of oil have entered the current, and…

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New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations

Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons….

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Distributed malware attacks Dyn DNS, takes down websites in US

Monday, October 24, 2016 On Friday, a network of diverse Internet-connected devices targeted the Dyn domain registration service provider. It took down Dyn clients, including several popular websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, New York Times, and Wired. The attack involved targeting Dyn’s domain name system servers with a…

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