Author: Anna C.

The police found five bodies on Saturday in a single-family house in Senzig, Brandenburg, south of Berlin: father, mother, and three daughters. The father of the family, Devid R. (40), is said to have killed his wife, and his three children aged four, eight, and ten. All of them were found with gunshot wounds. According to a suicide letter left behind, the 40-year-old forged a vaccination certificate for his wife. After the employer found out, the couple was afraid of imprisonment and that the children would be taken away from them, the Chief Public Prosecutor Gernot Bantleon told the German Press…

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At least eight people were killed and numerous others injured at a music festival in Houston, Texas, on Friday evening. The tragedy occurred at the Astroworld Festival in NRG Park. A mass panic at the final show by US rapper and festival host Travis Scott is said to be the cause of the disaster. The rapper interrupted his performance several times due to incidents in the crowded audience. 50,000 people watched the concert, which was later canceled.  The fans had rushed towards the stage en masse 38 minutes after the concert has started. https://twitter.com/BrennonMoore34/status/1456705067285950474 Houston’s fire chief Samuel Peña said, “The…

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It was exceptionally cold at the South Pole from April to September. At first, this is not unusual, but this year it was more extreme than usual. The average temperature at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station of the United States Antarctic Program was -61 degrees. That was around 4.5 degrees less than the average for the past 30 years. It was the coldest season on record and had an impact on the sea ice level, which in August goes down in history as the fifth-largest ever measured. This was announced by the American National Snow-And-Ice Data Center. “For the polar darkness period, from…

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The temporary lockdown on the volcanic island of La Palma was lifted for around 3,000 people on Tuesday. No harmful gases could be detected. The affected residents are allowed to leave their homes again. These were feared the day before, when lava with a temperature of up to 1,200 degrees had set fire to several companies in the Callejon de la Gata industrial park, including a cement plant, the authorities said. https://twitter.com/BFMTV/status/1447906394188009473 The volcano in Cumbre Vieja, which has no official name, erupted on September 19 for the first time in 50 years. The outbreak had become more violent in the past few…

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The Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks (75) died in a traffic accident. The artist had been under police protection for years because he drew the Islamic prophet Mohammed as a dog. Vilks’s car collided with a truck driving in the opposite direction. The vehicle was driving on the E4 motorway near the town of Markaryd in southern Sweden on Sunday afternoon. According to the publisher Expressen, the artist’s car slammed against the guardrail before colliding with the truck. The driver of the truck was hospitalized. “That the person we wanted to protect and two colleagues were killed in this tragedy is incredible and very sad.”Head of…

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On the 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg trial of the major war criminals of World War II, Stanford University digitized the historical files of this trial and made them publicly available online, Heise reports. From November 20, 1945, to October 1, 1946, leading representatives of the National Socialist regime had to answer before an international military tribunal. The 24 main defendants included Hermann Göring, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel and Karl Dönitz. The documents were provided by the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has digitized the documents. Stanford University made the…

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The Swiss Guard is known for its colorful Renaissance-style gala uniforms. It is the oldest military corps in the world. The members have to get vaccinated because they are close to the Pope, but not all accepted the mandatory vaccination policy issued by the Vatican. Three guardsmen now voluntarily left the corps, the Italian newspaper “Il Messaggero” reports. The Swiss Guard are subject to stricter coronavirus regulations than other employees and visitors in the Vatican. 3 resigend and 3 further guardsmen temporarily suspended Three members of the guard did not comply with the compulsory vaccination request and left the corps voluntarily. Three…

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The award of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize on Friday is dominated by the corona pandemic and the “climate crisis.” According to the Nobel Committee in Oslo, 329 nominations were received this year: 234 for personalities and 95 for organizations. This is the third-highest number of suggestions to date, after the record of 376 in 2016. On October 8, the committee will announce who will receive the prestigious award. The head of the Oslo peace research institute Prio, Henrik Urdal, has the journalists’ organization “Reporters Without Borders” at the top of this year’s list of favorites. An award for the initiative would…

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The Swedish climate activist opened the youth climate summit in Milan. She accused the international community of decades of inaction. The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has accused the international community of three decades of inaction and “blah blah blah” when it comes to “climate protection” in her opening “speech” at the youth climate summit in Milan. “There is no planet B, there is no planet blah, blah, blah, green economy blah blah, CO2 neutrality by 2050 blah blah,” said the 18-year-old to thunderous applause. “This is not about some expensive, politically correct, green act of bunny hugging or blah blah…

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Twitter will now allow users to tip their favorite creators with cryptocurrencies on the social network, the company announced today. That will include the ability to link both Bitcoin addresses and Lightning Network addresses. The tipping feature will rely entirely on third-party payments services. But there is more: In a Chicago office Strike API founder Jack Mallers uses the Twitter tipping function to send Bitcoin to someone he claims is in El Salvador, the country that just made Bitcoin its official legal tender. Twitter enables free, instant, global payments for its users with their integration of the Strike API. Starting…

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