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Nearly 250 arrested in the serious incidents of May 1 in Paris

The May 1st Day demonstration in Paris on Wednesday, as the authorities feared, led to clashes between radicals and the forces of order. Before the march, called by the CGT...

Thailand’s King marries by surprise days before crowning

The King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn, announced on Wednesday that he has a new wife, Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayutthaya, who has been appointed as the new queen just days...

Venezuela: Guaidó asks people to remain in the streets this May 1 while Maduro...

Leopoldo López, Venezuelan oppositionist and leader of Voluntad Popular, was released Tuesday in Caracas from his house arrest by soldiers opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro, according to...

Rates of suicide attempts by self-poisoning among adolescents have more than doubled in the...

A new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Central Ohio Poison Center found rates of suicide attempts by self-poisoning among adolescents have more than doubled in the last...

The US is experiencing its worst measles outbreak in two decades

This is the worst measles outbreak in 20 years—695 cases in 22 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts say it’s entirely preventable. In the Brooklyn...

A young Moroccan tortures to death his five-year-old sister in exorcism

A young Moroccan tortured his five-year-old sister to death in an "exorcism session" to expel the elves that supposedly lived inside her, before attacking her own mother, who was...

Japan begins a new era with the abdication of its emperor

For the first time in two centuries, an emperor abdicates the throne of Chrysanthemum in life. Akihito closes the "Heisei" era, peace in Japanese, and gives the baton to...

More than 1,000 people affected by herpes outbreak at Coachella festival

One of the most well-known music festivals in the United States, Coachella, left more than 1,000 people infected in a herpes outbreak. The festival, which lasted two weekends, was attended...

The structure of Notre-Dame, safe from rain thanks to a special canvas on its...

The tarpaulins deployed by personnel specialized in work at height have achieved their purpose of protecting Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris from the rain. Tourists and the French witnessed the usefulness...

Joe Biden to run in 2020 presidential election

Former U.S. President during Barack Obama's tenure, Joe Biden, has run for the Democratic Party in the 2020 presidential election. So far, 19 candidates have confirmed their candidacy. One of...
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Companies are lazy and unclear sending alerts about data breaches

The notifications that companies send consumers about data breaches lack clarity and may add to customer confusion about whether their data is at risk,...

After augmented reality, the virtual world still affects you

New research digs into how augmented reality affects people’s behavior—in both the physical world and a digitally enhanced one. Researchers found that after people had...

What is the economic rationale as to whether we should impose a tax on...

Soda taxes offer a “net good,” according to an analysis of health benefits and consumer behavior. The two working papers point to advantages similar to...

How to reduce the chance of clicking through to a phishing link?

New research compares different kinds of warnings alerting email users to potential phishing scams. Just when we think we have a handle on the tricks...

What is Google Translatotron?

Google Translate goes a step further with 'Translatotron', a service that translates without the need for text. The translator converts your audio to another...

Google Play may be still used on Huawei devices

Google, the technological giant on which android operating systems depend and which has announced its rupture with Huawei, announces that users will be able...

When price is the first factor in the purchasing decision, consumers make poor choices

A new framework to enable retailers to better position their products to consumers has been devised by Tamer Boyaci and Frank Huettner at ESMT...

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