Politics

Zuma to record anti-apartheid songs for history project

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Long known for singing and dancing at political rallies, former president Jacob Zuma has now been chosen as the voice of anti-apartheid liberation songs in a South African history project. FILE PHOTO: The new head of South Africa's ruling ANC, Jacob Zuma , is joined by a choir as he sings during the celebration of the African National Congress' (ANC) 96th Anniversary in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, January
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Gosport hospital deaths: ‘My father’s life was ended by someone else’

[ad_1] David Huntington’s father, Robert Wilson, was sent to Gosport War Memorial Hospital in 1998 to recover from a broken shoulder and other health problems.He died two days after being given diamorphine - pure heroin - in large doses.An inquiry found that he was one of between 450 and 650 patients whose lives were shortened after they were given massive doses of painkillers at the hospital in the 1990s.Dr Jane
Politics

TSA absences rise as shutdown continues

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent screens passengers at a security checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport amid the partial federal government shutdown, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah NouvelageWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that unscheduled absences among the more than 50,000 U.S. airport security officers rose to 10 percent on Sunday as the government shutdown continues. The agency said the
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Oregon girl, 8, thanks ‘angel’ for strength, police for saving her from man with ax who killed 4 in home

[ad_1] The 8-year-old Oregon girl who survived a gruesome attack when her mother's boyfriend killed four people in a home on Saturday before being shot dead by arriving officers had one message for police: thank you.Hailey Grimm shared horrifying details of the moments when 42-year-old Mark Leo Gregory Gago had his hands on her neck after killing his parents, her mother and her infant sister at the rural home near
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Venezuela ‘foils national guard rebellion’ against Maduro

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Anti-government protests erupted in the neighbourhood where the alleged rebellion took place Members of Venezuela's National Guard have been arrested after they allegedly revolted against the government of President Nicolás Maduro, the defence ministry said in a statement. Videos posted on social media showed the officers calling for the removal from office of President Maduro.The men reportedly seized weapons from a National Guard command
Technology

Amazon, Apple and Google face data complaints

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Entertainment streaming giants including Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix and Spotify have been accused of breaking the EU's data regulations.General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules say EU customers have the right to access a copy of the personal data companies hold about them.However, privacy group noyb said it found that most of the big streaming companies did not fully comply.It has filed formal complaints, which if
Technology

Tesla’s Model 3 gets green light in Europe

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing, China April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File PhotoAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Tesla’s Model 3 has been given the green light to hit the road in Europe, clearing the final hurdle for the European introduction of the battery-powered sedan expected next month. The Model 3 is a crucial project for
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg to have cameo in The Lego Movie 2

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ruth Bader Ginsburg will make an appearance in Lego form US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is going to make a cameo appearance in the new Lego movie.Justice Ginsburg, known affectionately to her supporters as the "Notorious RBG", will appear as a Lego minifigure - complete with gavel and robes.She was not required to do voice work for the film, but has given
Business

BAE Systems sells control of vehicles arm to Rheinmetall

[ad_1] Image copyright Ben Birchall Image caption BAE Systems upgrades and maintains the Challenger 2 tank British defence giant BAE Systems has sold a majority stake in its Land UK tank and combat vehicle division to German rival Rheinmetall for £28.6m.The new joint venture gives Rheinmetall a 55% stake, with BAE owning the rest, and will be based at the UK firm's factory in Telford, Shropshire.Called Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land,