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French fairground ride hurls man to death

Image copyright Prefet de region Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes A spinning carousel has crashed to the ground at a fairground in south-eastern France killing a man, and injuring 12 other people. The 40-year-old man was riding in one of several pods on the attraction in Neuville-sur-Saone, north of Lyon. Deputy mayor Laurent Buffard blamed a technical fault for…

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Joshua v Parker: Text, photos, analysis

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker: Build-up and Crolla, Burnett, Price on undercard - BBC Sport ]]> ]]> Summary Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker - world heavyweight title unification fight WBA & IBF champion Joshua & WBO champion Parker put unbeaten records on the line David Price knocked out by Alexander Povetkin Ryan Burnett defeats Yonfrez…

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Cummins takes five wickets as Aussies fall back to Earth

Updated April 01, 2018 07:03:01 Photo: The Wanderers has proved to be a happy hunting ground for Pat Cummins, right. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: As it happened: Australian collapse makes loss in Joburg feel inevitable Related Story: Fresh faces start Australian cricket's renewal with classic Test match day If the first day of the…

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Multi-million-dollar health facilities gathering dust

Posted April 01, 2018 06:04:35 Photo: Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel remains empty and unused a year after completion. (Supplied: Peter Bennetts) Map: Fitzroy Crossing 6765 Dialysis facilities worth $17 million are sitting padlocked, empty and unused in WA's north, due to what the Health Department says are issues with contracting and water quality. In 2015,…

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Exploring a controversial net neutrality opinion: Not all data should be treated equally

Washington recently became the nation’s first state to pass net neutrality legislation, a law in which violations by all internet service providers (ISPs) are enforceable, under Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. Net neutrality, or the principle that all internet data must be treated and delivered to consumers equally, was repealed at the federal level and remains…

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Blockchain isn’t the only tech behind Bitcoin

At the Blockchain Africa Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, prominent bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos criticized banks and technology firms for treating the term “blockchain” as interchangeable with public blockchain networks – bitcoin in particular. This is highly erroneous because the blockchain is just one of many technologies that supplement the bitcoin network…

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Eddie Redmayne, Elon Musk, and more attend Stephen Hawking’s funeral

Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Cambridge, England, on Saturday for the funeral of Stephen Hawking. The world-renowned physicist, who had motor neurone disease, died on March 14 at the age of 76. His funeral was held at Great St. Mary’s Church — steps from Gonville and Caius College in the University of Cambridge, where he spent…

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