Facebook, Instagram go down around the world in an apparent outage

Having trouble accessing Facebook or Instagram on Wednesday afternoon? You weren't alone.  The massively popular social network went down early afternoon Eastern time with issues popping up across Facebook proper, Facebook Messenger and Instagram around the world. 

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Anxiety grows in Thailand as trapped boys are being given diving lessons

MAE SAI, Thailand — Relief has given way to anxiety around the site of a vast cave complex where a soccer team of 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach remain trapped after 11 days, as rescuers deliberate the best way to extract them before severe storms hit.

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An interesting talk by the Head of Daimler Benz

In a recent interview, the Head of Daimler Benz (Mercedes Benz) said their competitors are no longer other car companies, but Tesla (obviously), and now, Google, Apple, Amazon 'et al' are……

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Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens

Mexico City - The most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in 100 years struck off the nation’s Pacific Coast late Thursday, rattling millions of residents in Mexico City with its violent tremors, killing at least 32 people and leveling some areas in the southern part of the country, closer to the quake’s epicenter.

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WWII Hero Credits Luck and Chance in Foiling Hitler’s Nuclear Ambitions

ALESUND, Norway — For a man who saved the world, or at least helped ensure that Adolf Hitler never got hold of a nuclear bomb, 96-year-old Joachim Ronneberg has a surprisingly unheroic view of the forces that shape history.

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