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cities25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

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With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers …

crimeMultiple fatalities from mass shooting at Madden NFL video game tournament

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Multiple fatalities were reported in a mass shooting, Sunday afternoon at a Madden NFL video game tournament in a popular area of Jacksonville, Florida. One suspect was dead at the scene. Notice just prior to the #shooting at the #Madden19 …

citiesChicago having more total murders than cities of LA and NY combined leads for calls for Mayor to resign

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There was an anti-violence demonstration in Chicago which also called for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign. Chicago has had more total murders in 2016, 2017 and 2018 than the combined populations of Los Angeles and Chicago. This is despite having …

bitcoinChina broke up US$1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

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Chinese police have broken up an illegal World Cup gambling ring hosting more than 10 billion yuan (US$1.5 billion) worth of cryptocurrency bets. The gambling ring ran on the dark web and only accepted cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ethereum, and …

china32 people arrested because of China Straddle bus scam

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The Straddle bus project gained worldwide attention when it was shown at various trade fairs in 2016 and with coverage 2009 to 2016. The project was also covered at Nextbigfuture. Time listed the Straddle bus as one of the top …

crimeLooking at the crime industries today from the Godfather movie perspective

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Crime does pay — and don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise. According to a new report from Global Financial Integrity, transnational crime groups currently rake in an estimated $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion in annual revenue. Fear of the drug trade …

crimeIF solid metallic hydrogen is a really good room temperature superconductor

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On October 5th 2016, Ranga Dias and Isaac F. Silvera of Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University released the first experimental evidence that solid metallic hydrogen has been synthesized in the laboratory. It took 495 GPa pressure to create. The …

citiesFirst measurements of early stages of liquid drop spreading will result energy savings and faster container ships

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New research has resulted in a new technique that measures the rapid process of liquid drops spreading on any surface. This is the first time this process has ever been measured,” says Mitra, whose team also performs breakthrough translation research …

crimeBritain invests £800m in Dragonfly drones, quantum gravimeters and combat lasers

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Britain will spend more than £800million funding next-generation military technology including tiny “dragonfly drones” for gathering intelligence and laser weapons to eliminate missiles. Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary, will today announce an innovation unit which will encourage individuals and companies …

crimeBiggest ever 3-D mapping of 35 million galaxies begins Construction Phase

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A 3-D sky-mapping project that will measure the light of millions of galaxies has received formal approval from the U.S. Department of Energy to move forward with construction. Installation of the project, called DESI (Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument), is set …