Atlanta airport partially closed after ‘credible’ bomb threats

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Parts of the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Worldwide Airport, have been shut down on Saturday after "credible" bomb threats pressured two business planes to land.

An FBI spokesman advised The New York Times that two planes, belonging to Delta and Southwest Airways (flight 1156 and flight 2492, respectively), are being searched by investigators

"We consider the threats to be credible," Reese McCrainie, a spokesman for the airport, advised The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Army fighter jets escorted the flights to the airport, the planes landed safely and the runway is now closed. Read more...

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Mozilla Needs To Convey Digital Actuality To The Browser

2015-01-24_1015 Final summer time, Mozilla launched a really experimental model of Firefox with help for net-based mostly digital actuality apps that might be skilled by means of the Oculus Rift. Earlier this week, help for WebVR additionally landed in Firefox’s Nightly and Developer Version launch channels. So why is Mozilla engaged on digital actuality when its mission is to “promote openness, innovation and… Read More

14 intelligent methods to open a beer bottle in a pinch

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There's nothing extra irritating than being handed an ice-chilly beer with no bottle opener in sight. You make the careless try and twist open the bottle and almost slice your hand open. Speak about enjoyable.

Fortuitously, there are methods to get to the great things with out the software. Brett Stern's 99 Ways to Open a Beer Bottle Without a Bottle Opener impressed us to attempt a few of the DIY methods. We advocate being additional cautious when making an attempt to open a bottle with the screwdriver.

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Protester killed on eve of rebellion anniversary amid reported clashes with Egyptian police

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Clashes between Egyptian safety forces and protesters main as much as the Jan. 25 anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising have turned violent in current days, with the picture of 1 protester who was allegedly shot by safety forces making the rounds on-line Saturday

Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, a member of the Socialist In style Alliance Celebration in her 30s, died on Saturday after allegedly being shot with birdshot fired by native safety forces, according to multiple sources.

A photograph of a person stated to be al-Sabbagh's husband embracing her bloodied physique confirmed up on Twitter, together with a photograph of al-Sabbagh from earlier within the day holding an indication whereas standing with different protesters Read more...

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Stay stream: Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling and Kristen Wiig at Sundance

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PARK CITY, Utah — Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling, Jenji Kohan and Kristen Wiig shall be entrance and middle on the Sundance Movie Pageant on Saturday for his or her "Energy of Story" panel, with a reside stream that begins at 5 p.m. ET (three p.m. native time)

Based on the Sundance Institute, the panel will give attention to the "fascinating vary of three-dimensional feminine characters on movie and tv lately ... They're sensible, sexual, humorous, and flawed; they upend expectations, thwart our sympathies and complicate the best way we speak about gender roles."

SEE ALSO: Sundance: All the 'most anticipated' movies top bloggers are dying to see Read more...

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Invoice Belichick firmly denies Patriots’ involvement in deflating footballs

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New England Patriots head coach Invoice Belichick sternly denied at a press convention on Saturday any involvement within the deflation of recreation balls throughout Sunday's American Soccer Convention championship recreation towards the Indianapolis Colts.

Invoice Belichick: "I consider now one hundred% that I personally, and we as a corporation, have adopted each rule to the letter."

— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) January 24, 2015

Controversy started when 11 of 12 footballs used by the Patriots turned out to be beneath-inflated, with the PSI (kilos per sq. inch) of the balls coming in under the NFL's mandated degree. The Colts had additionally beforehand complained to the league about the Patriots deflating balls in November. Read more...

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Prioritizing Variety In 2015

diverse At a current discussion board on variety in tech, Google’s Director of International Variety Expertise & Inclusion, Yolanda Mangolini, defined that it's extremely arduous to maneuver the needle on variety by even 1% at Google’s measurement. In a weblog publish on tips on how to recruit extra ladies into tech corporations, Jennifer Dulski, President and COO of Change.org, echoed the identical sentiment, advising startup… Read More

Japanese authorities working to authenticate video claiming ISIS execution

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The Japanese authorities is working to authenticate a video posted on-line Saturday, purporting to be from the Islamic State group, which claimed one Japanese hostage had been killed, and demanded a prisoner change for the opposite.

The video was posted on-line Saturday, however was shortly deleted. Numerous variations in the way it was launched, in comparison with earlier ISIS hostage movies, led to heightened scrutiny and skepticism.

Militants on an internet site affiliated with ISIS disagreed concerning the message's authenticity. One militant warned that Saturday's new message was pretend, whereas one other stated the message was meant solely to go to the Japanese journalist's household. A 3rd militant on the web site famous that the video was not issued by al-Furqan, which is likely one of the media arms of ISIS, and has issued previous movies involving hostages and beheadings. Saturday's message didn't bear al-Furqan's emblem. Read more...

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Japanese authorities working to authenticate video claiming ISIS execution

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The Japanese authorities is working to authenticate a video posted on-line Saturday, purporting to be from the Islamic State group, which claimed one Japanese hostage had been killed, and demanded a prisoner trade for the opposite.

The video was posted on-line Saturday, however was shortly deleted. Numerous variations in the way it was launched, in comparison with earlier ISIS hostage movies, led to heightened scrutiny and skepticism.

Militants on an internet site affiliated with ISIS disagreed concerning the message's authenticity. One militant warned that Saturday's new message was pretend, whereas one other stated the message was meant solely to go to the Japanese journalist's household. A 3rd militant on the web site famous that the video was not issued by al-Furqan, which is likely one of the media arms of ISIS, and has issued previous movies involving hostages and beheadings. Saturday's message didn't bear al-Furqan's emblem. Read more...

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Gillmor Gang: HoloCraft

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Benedict Evans, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Subjects embrace the way forward for sun shades, why iWatch is the hub of the Notification OS, and the battle for the subsequent 5 years is already over. After which, in fact, what the Gang thinks. Plus, David Sifry joins the women of G3 to launch the brand new Deal with precedence mail/todo/scheduling app. Read More