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Pollution from ships is changing maritime weather

MODERN, broad-beamed merchant vessels are well able to withstand the rough and tumble of the waves, but sailors still prefer to avoid storms at sea if they can. Containers may come loose in heavy weather and there is always a chance of lightning knocking out communications. It is therefore ironic …

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Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone

File photo: The Uber app for iOS has been given a unique privilege on the operating system which allows the app to spy on the iPhone’s screen, a researcher has discovered. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu) The Uber app for iOS has been given a unique privilege on the operating system which allows …

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16 children seek advice after dental clinic scare

The Health Service Executive in the mid-west has confirmed that 16 children have sought medical advice when they became unwell after being treated at a public dental clinic in Ennis, Co Clare. It is understood that drain cleaning fluid, diluted with water, was used to clean instruments during dental surgery at the HSE …

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Cryptic Trump talks of 'calm before storm'

Donald Trump has cryptically called the present time the “calm before the storm”, but has refused to explain what he meant. The US President made the remarks at a White House photo opportunity, following a meeting with military leaders. Flanked by the officers and their spouses ahead of a dinner, …

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