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Writing 'HELP' On Beach, 3 Men Stuck On Deserted US Island Called Rescuers

Writing 'HELP' On Beach, 3 Men Stuck On Deserted US Island Called Rescuers

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Los Angeles

The trio, all experienced mariners in their 40s, became stranded on a lonely island after setting off from Micronesia's Polowat Atoll on March 31 in their motor-powered skiff which subsequently experienced damage.

ChatGPT Is Now More Direct And Less Verbose In Its Responses: OpenAI

ChatGPT Is Now More Direct And Less Verbose In Its Responses: OpenAI

Friday April 12, 2024, New Delhi

Sam Altman-run OpenAI on Friday said it has made its AI chatbot called ChatGPT more direct and less verbose.

Higher Salary Threshold For UK Family Visa: What New Rules Mean

Higher Salary Threshold For UK Family Visa: What New Rules Mean

Edited by Samiran Mishra | Friday April 12, 2024, New Delhi

The United Kingdom announced on Thursday that the minimum income threshold required to sponsor a family member's visa in the country has been increased, as part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's plans to cut down immigration levels.

Over 200 Women, Several Men Accuse US Doctor Of Sexual Assault In Lawsuit

Over 200 Women, Several Men Accuse US Doctor Of Sexual Assault In Lawsuit

Edited by Bhavya Sukheja | Friday April 12, 2024

More than 200 women and several men have signed onto a lawsuit claiming that a Boston-based doctor performed inappropriate physical examinations on them that weren't medically necessary.

NFL Star To Murder Suspect: How American Hero OJ Simpson Fumbled It All

NFL Star To Murder Suspect: How American Hero OJ Simpson Fumbled It All

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Los Angeles

Good looks, fame and fortune: O.J. Simpson appeared to have it made after rewriting the record books as an American football star.

Israel Preparing For Scenarios In Areas Other Than Gaza, Says Netanyahu

Israel Preparing For Scenarios In Areas Other Than Gaza, Says Netanyahu

Reuters | Friday April 12, 2024, Jerusalem/Cairo

Israel is keeping up its war in Gaza but is also preparing for scenarios in other areas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, amid concern that Iran was preparing to strike Israel.

Sam Bankman-Fried Appeals 25-Year Jail Term In Crypto Fraud Conviction

Sam Bankman-Fried Appeals 25-Year Jail Term In Crypto Fraud Conviction

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, New York

Fallen cryptocurrency wunderkind Sam Bankman-Fried has appealed his federal conviction and 25-year jail sentence in a sweeping fraud case, according to a legal filing made public Thursday.

Extra-Terrestrials On Jupiter's Moon? NASA Plans Probe To Find Out

Extra-Terrestrials On Jupiter's Moon? NASA Plans Probe To Find Out

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Pasadena, United States

US space scientists on Thursday unveiled the interplanetary probe NASA plans to send to one of Jupiter's icy moons as part of humanity's hunt for extra-terrestrial life.

Report Links Fashion Giants H&M, Zara To Deforestation, Corruption In Brazil

Report Links Fashion Giants H&M, Zara To Deforestation, Corruption In Brazil

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Paris

Fast fashion giants H&M and Zara have used cotton from farms linked to massive deforestation, land-grabbing, corruption and violence in Brazil, a report by the environmental group Earthsight said Thursday.

Israel On Alert After Iran Vows Reprisals Over Deadly Embassy Strike

Israel On Alert After Iran Vows Reprisals Over Deadly Embassy Strike

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Palestinian Territories

Israel was on alert Thursday after its arch-foe Iran threatened reprisals over a strike in Syria this month that killed two Iranian generals, and as the war against Hamas ground on in Gaza.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Producing 2 New Netflix Shows. Details Here

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Producing 2 New Netflix Shows. Details Here

Reuters | Friday April 12, 2024, Los Angeles

Prince Harry and wife Meghan are producing two upcoming Netflix shows that will focus on cooking and a U.S. polo championship, the streaming service said on Thursday.

Security Council Fails To Reach Consensus On Palestinian UN Membership

Security Council Fails To Reach Consensus On Palestinian UN Membership

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, United Nations

Members of the UN Security Council failed to reach a consensus Thursday on a bid by Palestinians for full UN membership, meaning the longshot effort is now likely headed for a more formal council vote.

Israel Says A Direct Iranian Attack Would Require Appropriate Response

Israel Says A Direct Iranian Attack Would Require Appropriate Response

Reuters | Friday April 12, 2024, Jerusalem

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Thursday that Israel would respond directly to any attack by Iran.

Top US General Visits Israel Amid Iran Threat Fears: Pentagon

Top US General Visits Israel Amid Iran Threat Fears: Pentagon

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2024, Washington

The top US commander for the Middle East is in Israel for talks on security threats with the country's military officials, the Pentagon said Thursday.

US Says Russian Hackers Use Microsoft Access To Steal Government Emails

US Says Russian Hackers Use Microsoft Access To Steal Government Emails

Reuters | Friday April 12, 2024, Washington

The U.S. cyber watchdog agency CISA says that Russian government-backed hackers have used their access to Microsoft's email system to steal correspondence between officials and the tech giant.

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