Category Archives: News

Manhattanhenge

People gather and take pictures on 42nd Street in Manhattan to see a Manhattanhenge event in New York City on July 11, 2016. The Manhattanhenge sunset comes twice a year when the setting sun aligns precisely with Manhattan’s street grid. … Continue reading

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Chinese officials mandate conservative architecture designs

A Chinese police officer patrols a newly constructed office building in Beijing on July 12, 2016. China’s top officials have mandated that architecture designs for new buildings will not be approved if they do not reflect a more conservative style. … Continue reading

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Oil-Well Bolts Are Failing

Failed bolts on a connector unit from a subsea oil well. U.S. regulators and oil-field service companies have said the bolts are breaking, prompting equipment shutdowns and raising safety concerns about gear used on Gulf of Mexico rigs. PHOTO: BUREAU OF SAFETY … Continue reading

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Twitter is changing its privacy policy

The changes will go into effect on June 18. There are three changes to Twitter’s privacy policy: Web data stored longer, More data sharing (advertisers), No more Do Not Track. To protect yourself from the changes do this: Go to your account, go to Settings and … Continue reading

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Japan, NZ reaffirm cooperation on TPP

The leaders of Japan and New Zealand have reaffirmed their joint effort to put the Trans-Pacific Partnership in place without the participation of the United States. MORE @ NHK WORLD

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G7 silent on protectionism amid divisions over U.S. stance

Financial ministers and bank governors pose for a family photo during the G7 for Financial ministers meeting in the southern Italian city of Bari, Italy May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi Group of Seven finance chiefs on Saturday pledged to combat the … Continue reading

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Albania’s opposition demanding free and fair elections

Albania’s opposition on Saturday mounted a national protest demanding a caretaker cabinet to guide the country to a free and fair parliamentary election next month. Several thousand supporters walked peacefully along Tirana’s main Martyrs of the Nation boulevard to Prime … Continue reading

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Daily clashes continue in Venezuela

An opposition supporter clashes with riot police during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins. MORE @ MIAMI HERALD My blog IDN.Photos is reverting to its original name and close in June 2017: IndependentDigitalNewsPhotos.blogspot.com   All … Continue reading

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Moon leads presidential election

South Korea’s public broadcaster KBS says exit polls indicate that Democratic Party candidate Moon Jae-in is leading by more than 18 percentage points over his nearest rival in the country’s presidential election. KBS announced this just after voting stations closed … Continue reading

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Iran warns against militant ‘safe havens’ inside Pakistan

Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Iran’s Chief of Staff Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo) The head of the Iranian armed forces warned Islamabad on Monday that Tehran would hit bases inside Pakistan if the government does not … Continue reading

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