Art

Salisbury University sees vandalism twice in day

Salisbury University sees vandalism twice in day

Salisbury University President Charles Wight and Police Chief Edwin Lashley talk about the racist graffiti investigation and working with the FBI. CONNECT LINKEDIN EMAIL MORE. After cancelling classes to allow the campus community time to heal from the discovery of racist graffiti, Salisbury University is dealing with a second "vile" act of vandalism. A message closely resembling one found written on the wall of a stairwell in Henson Hall on ... Full story

Education

Atalanta and Leipzig get first leg initiative

Atalanta and Leipzig get first leg initiative

Check your settings and tick the ones you are happy with. For more details see our cookies policy page. Essential cookies. Without these cookies our website will not function properly. They help track where you are on the site and remember your login and session information as you move around it. Statistics cookies. We use Google Analytics in order to gather data to help us improve the site and its content. All information is collected ... Full story

Economics

Thyssenkrupp nears full sale of elevator unit: sources

Thyssenkrupp nears full sale of elevator unit: sources

Thyssenkrupp's logo is seen outside the elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany, January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle. FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp ( TKAG.DE ) is nearing a full sale of its elevator division, three people familiar with the matter said, adding this would result in maximum proceeds that are needed as net debt has soared in the last quarter. The sale, potentially Europe’s biggest private equity transaction ... Full story

Entertainment

HTC debuts ‘Project Proton’ concept Vive headset – TechCrunch

HTC debuts ‘Project Proton’ concept Vive headset – TechCrunch

Like practically everyone else in the mobile world, the cancellation of MWC on extremely short notice left HTC in the lurch. While the company has moved much of its efforts away from smartphones in general, the Taiwanese manufacturer has begun to use the show to showcase much of its VR efforts. Along with the addition of a couple of key SKUs to the Cosmos lineup, HTC is also filling the MWC-shaped hole by showing off a concept headset. Project ... Full story

Health

Coronavirus : South Korea confirms first death  News

Coronavirus : South Korea confirms first death News

Image caption South Korea now has more than 100 confirmed coronavirus cases. South Korea has confirmed its first death from the new coronavirus, amid a sharp rise in confirmed cases. A 63-year-old man died in hospital in the south-eastern city of Cheongdo. The patient, who had been bedridden for years, was not publicly named. South Korea also reported 53 new coronavirus cases in a single day, bringing the overall number to 104. Meanwhile, the ... Full story

Law

Tennessee authorities issue Amber Alert for 15-month-old girl last seen in December

Tennessee authorities issue Amber Alert for 15-month-old girl last seen in December

A desperate search is underway in Tennessee for a 15-month-old girl who authorities say was last seen in December. Evelyn Mae Boswell, of Sullivan County, was entered as a missing child on Tuesday, but she was reportedly last seen on Dec. 26, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Investigators with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services immediately launched an investigation, with ... Full story

Living

Six workers found trapped in illegal underground tobacco factory in Spain

Six workers found trapped in illegal underground tobacco factory in Spain

MONDA, Spain (Reuters) - Six workers trapped in squalid, airless conditions were rescued from an elaborate cannabis farm and counterfeit tobacco factory hidden beneath a mountain village in Spain after police arrested the suspected masterminds of the operation. A machine is pictured in an illegal underground tobacco factory during a police raid in Monda, near Malaga, in southern Spain, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca. The secret operation, ... Full story

Politics

Germany shooting: What we know about the Hanau attack  News

Germany shooting: What we know about the Hanau attack News

Image caption At least nine people died in the attack. German authorities are starting to piece together exactly what happened in Hanau, when a gunman opened fire on two shisha bars. At least nine people died in the attack which federal prosecutors are treating as an act of terrorism. Turkish authorities say a number of those killed were of Turkish origin. Chancellor Angela Merkel said there are signs the shooter had racist motives. Here's what ... Full story

Sport

Merkel calls racism in Germany a poison after Hanau shootings

Merkel calls racism in Germany a poison after Hanau shootings

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said Germany must overcome the "poison" of racism after a gunman killed 10 people in attacks linked to far-right extremism. In a televised speech, Merkel said that while it is too early for a final assessment of Wednesday night's shooting in the town of Hanau, around 15 miles east of Frankfurt, there were many indications that the perpetrator acted with right-wing extremist, racist motives. It was ... Full story

Technology

A group of ex-NSA and Amazon engineers are building a ‘GitHub for data’ – TechCrunch

A group of ex-NSA and Amazon engineers are building a ‘GitHub for data’ – TechCrunch

Six months ago or thereabouts, a group of engineers and developers with backgrounds from the National Security Agency, Google and Amazon Web Services had an idea. Data is valuable for helping developers and engineers to build new features and better innovate. But that data is often highly sensitive and out of reach, kept under lock and key by red tape and compliance, which can take weeks to get approval. So, the engineers started Gretel, an ... Full story