Apple will automatically share a user’s location with emergency services when they call 911

Apple will automatically share a user's location with emergency services when they call 911

Apple will automatically share a user's location with emergency services when they call 911 in the future, the company said Monday. The new feature will be part of iOS 12, the upcoming software update for the iPhone and iPad, and will help emergency services locate a person more quickly when in need. It will be available to users in the U.S. only.

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This is what a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for separated migrant children

This is what a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for separated migrant children

A prominent doctor has spoken out against the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the US border. saying it could have a 'devastating' long-term effect on their emotional well-being. Dr Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a shelter for children under the age of 12 that runs along the Texas border with Mexico.

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Man charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Man charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Police in Arizona thought they were busting an ordinary case of a fraudulent return this week until some digging discovered the same 23-year-old man has perpetrated the scheme at thousands of Walmart stores across the country. Police in Yuma, Arizona, said they responded to a case of a fraudulent return on Wednesday afternoon in which a person bringing a computer back to Walmart had allegedly removed parts of the computer before putting it back in the box and taking it back to the store.

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Remains of 1,700 victims of Rwanda genocide recovered

Remains of 1,700 victims of Rwanda genocide recovered

The remains of up to 1,700 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi have been exhumed from 21 mass graves in the Kigali suburbs of Gahoromani in Kabuga, and Masaka, in the past month. The existence of the graves was revealed by a genocide suspect through an outburst while on a drinking spree in April.

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Trump’s policy of breaking up migrant families is ‘unconscionable’, says UN human rights chief

Trump's policy of breaking up migrant families is 'unconscionable', says UN human rights chief

The United Nations’ top human rights official has condemned the Trump administration’s policy of breaking up migrant families, calling the practice “unconscionable”. Speaking at the opening of a regular Human Rights Council session in Geneva, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein urged the US authorities to end a “zero tolerance” policy that has seen almost 2,000 children taken from their families in the past six weeks. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,” said Mr Hussein.

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U.S. top court mulls Apple’s App Store commissions in antitrust case

U.S. top court mulls Apple's App Store commissions in antitrust case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up Apple Inc's bid to escape a lawsuit accusing it of breaking federal antitrust laws by monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and causing consumers to pay more than they should.

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Europe cuts back on Russian oil purchases by 20% due to poor quality

Europe cuts back on Russian oil purchases by 20% due to poor quality

Europe continues to cut back on its oil purchases from Russia due to the dropping quality of the Urals variety. At the end of January-May, shipments to the EU through the primary ports of export fell by double-digit figures, Transneft vice president Sergey Andronov told Vedomosti. European clients bought 24% less from Primorsk than last year (16.1 million tons). Shipments out of Novorossiysk fell by 17% (to 7.7 million tons), and shipments from Ust-Luga by 26%.

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The ‘mother of all credit bubbles’ is brewing — and this time it isn’t household debt

The ‘mother of all credit bubbles’ is brewing — and this time it isn’t household debt

Let’s recall those heady days of 2006 when home prices were rising 10, 15, even 20 per cent a year, allowing millions of homeowners to refinance mortgages and collectively take out more than US$300 billion in cash from the increased value of their properties. Some spent the money on furniture, appliances, cars and vacations, adding fuel to an already roaring economy. Others reinvested it in the already booming real estate and stock markets.

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