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An undersea cable fault could cut Tonga from the rest of the world for weeks

Amid the 7.6-magnitude quake, the single fiber optic cable that the archipelago relied on for global communications ruptured. (Image credit: AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/18/1073863310/an-undersea-cable-fault-could-cut-tonga-from-the-rest-of-the-world-for-weeks Droolin’ Dog…

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Why did a Democratic AG kill the Flint water RICO case?

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Jan. 17, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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U.S. warns Russia may use joint military exercises with Belarus to attack Ukraine

The U.S. believes that Russia may use joint military exercises inside Belarus as cover for an invasion of Ukraine from the north, according to a…

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UN declares healthy environment a human right—now what?

This past fall, the United Nations Human Rights Council declared a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment to be a human right. (The US does not…

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How to Convert a JSON File to Microsoft Excel

Have you received a JSON file that you’d like to convert to Microsoft Excel format? Excel offers a built-in option to help you import it…

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When We Were Young Fest Will Bring Every ’00s Emo-Pop Band To Vegas This Fall

Emo festival When We Were Young is coming to Las Vegas in October, bringing pretty much every single emo-pop band you remember from the 2000s…

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How to Hyperlink in Google Docs

Have your own website you want to link to in your Google Doc? Or maybe a reference to a knowledgable source? Make a hyperlink. You…

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Figure at center of pro-Trump Jan. 6 theories to speak with select committee Friday

Ray Epps, the former Arizona Oath Keeper at the center of pro-Trump conspiracy theories related to Jan. 6., intends to sit for a transcribed interview…

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NASA scientists estimate Tonga blast at 10 megatons

Researchers who have been studying the volcano since 2015 say it was likely caused by seawater flowing into a chamber filled with magma. (Image credit:…

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M 5.0 – 86 km N of Basco, Philippines

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – 86 km N of Basco, Philippines Time 2022-01-18 19:10:06 UTC 2022-01-18 19:10:06 UTC at epicenter Location 21.229°N 122.011°E…

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Israeli police used spyware to hack its own citizens, an Israeli newspaper reports

According to a report in Israeli media, Israel has hacked activists, mayors and other Israeli citizens without judicial oversight using spyware from the controversial NSO…

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Government website for free at-home COVID tests launches early

The website where Americans can request free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests from the government launched Tuesday and is now accepting orders. Driving the news: The…

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AT&T delays 5G again over airline fears

AT&T said Tuesday it would delay lighting up its 5G signals near a limited number of airports after renewed opposition from the aviation industry over…

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Fauci says COVID-19 won’t go away like smallpox, but will more likely become endemic

The White House’s top medical advisor says the virus won’t go away entirely. Instead, it should eventually hit a level where it “doesn’t disrupt our…

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Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Over the past few months, geopolitical tensions have escalated as Russia amassed tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine’s border and…

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How to Set the Preview Image for a Video in Microsoft PowerPoint

When you add a video to your Microsoft PowerPoint slideshow, the first frame of the clip displays by default until you play it. However, if…

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Sundance 2022: 10 Must-See Films from Black Filmmakers at This Year’s Festival

2022 was supposed to be different: The return of the physical component of the Sundance Film Festival, with requirements such as fully boosted attendees and…

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M 5.0 – west of Macquarie Island

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – west of Macquarie Island Time 2022-01-18 16:49:45 UTC 2022-01-18 16:49:45 UTC at epicenter Location 57.428°S 147.848°E Depth 11.19…

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Vermont’s Republican governor backs all-mail elections

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) wants his state to become the latest to conduct all elections entirely by mail, a move he says would expand…

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Blinken to meet with Russian foreign minister after visit to Ukraine

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva on Friday, following a trip to Kyiv to reinforce U.S….

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Boris Johnson again says BYOB party he attended during lockdown was a work event

The British prime minister denied misleading Parliament about lockdown-breaching parties, as senior government ministers said he would have to resign if he is proven to…

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2022 Might Be the Year of Linux Malware

Linux malware is on the rise thanks to the popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In fact, according to a study published by Crowdstrike, Linux…

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