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October 24, 2017 3:50 PM Elephant poaching in Africa falls but ivory seizures up: Study

Elephant poaching in Africa declined for a fifth straight year in 2016 but seizures of illegal ivory hit record highs, the CITES monitor said on Tuesday, calling it a "conflicting phenomena". In its latest report, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species also noted that despite the overall fall in poaching, Africa's elephant population 157

October 20, 2017 5:03 PM Weinstein’s Latest Accuser is Italian Actress Who Says He Raped Her

LOS ANGELES — Fifty-eight women in two weeks on two continents — those were the latest numbers Friday as the list of actresses, models and studio workers who have accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of everything from sexual harassment to rape continued to grow. The latest accuser is an Italian model and actress whose claim that Weinstein raped 149

October 20, 2017 3:33 PM Pollution kills more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to the study released in the Lancet medical journal. NEW DELHI—Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking 152

October 20, 2017 2:56 PM Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease 146

October 20, 2017 1:21 AM World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger, study says

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic 136

October 19, 2017 7:24 PM The iPhone 8 isn't looking so great

Apple took a big risk when it decided to release two new iPhones this year. Now, a few weeks after the first of those devices, the iPhone 8, hit the market, it looks like that gamble isn't paying off. The Economic Daily News report didn't cite any specific sources for the information, but investors have taken notice. Apple shares fell 2.3 percent following 110

October 18, 2017 7:21 PM Marisa Coughlan Comes Forward With Harvey Weinstein Story: "He Wanted to Barter Sex for Movie Roles"

The actress, who now also works as a writer, recalls a string of encounters with the disgraced movie mogul who she claims propositioned her multiple times while she worked for Miramax. The Peninsula Hotel. A powerful movie mogul. An actress whose star was on the rise. A penthouse meeting about movie projects and a promise for starring roles in upcoming 144

October 18, 2017 7:05 AM Google’s Pixel 2 has a secret built-in AI feature

What’s most fascinating about Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is what’s to come. The phone sets itself apart with promises to bake in Google’s powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. But much of the neat stuff will come later. The phone coming out Thursday is more of a teaser. To be sure, the Pixel 119

October 16, 2017 10:31 PM Apple slams Qualcomm suit seeking iPhone ban in China

Apple has rejected as “meritless” a legal move by Qualcomm to ban iPhone sales in China, the latest salvo in a bitter patent battle between the two United States (US) tech giants. Bloomberg News reported on Saturday that Qualcomm had filed a lawsuit in Beijing seeking a ban on the assembly and sale of iPhones in China ─ a vital Apple manufacturing base and sales 159

October 16, 2017 4:18 PM Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users. Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows attackers within range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords, e-mails, and other data presumed to be encrypted, and in some cases, to inject ransomware or other malicious content into a website 365 1