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Apr 22 09:30

Here’s what you need to earn to afford a home in the biggest U.S. cities

Specifically, technology-rich Silicon Valley, led by San Jose and San Francisco, dominates the list of the most-expensive metros, while the Midwest and the South occupy the other end of the affordability spectrum.

Apr 22 09:30

Fake Officer Pulls Over a Real Undercover Officer in Florida

Authorities say a Florida man impersonating an officer flipped the red and blue lights on his SUV while unknowingly trying to stop a car with a real officer.
WFLA reports 26-year-old Matthew Erris was arrested on a charge of impersonating a public officer.

Apr 22 09:26

Giuliani Accuses Mueller Team Of 'Torturing' Paul Manafort To 'Get Information'

(*even if counsel is correct , torture is something his client approves of)

Apr 22 09:26

Why upbeat pop song like the Beach Boys' Good Vibrations are more effective at waking you up than a beeping alarm

Scientists examined how 50 people woke up each morning at home and the impact this had on their mental performance in the hours after getting out of bed.

They found that people who woke up listening to melodic music suffered lower levels of sleep inertia compared to those who woke up to a classical beeping alarm sound.

Researchers found that while sound is generally good at attracting human attention, melodic music may be better at holding it for longer and help get the brain going in the morning.

This melodic music a appeared to almost entirely neutralise sleep inertia in those taking part in the study.

Apr 22 09:22

'No illusions', but there are 'chances' – Russian PM on Ukraine elections and bilateral relations

Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky won’t change his campaign rhetoric about Russia, but there is a real chance for Moscow-Kiev ties to improve after the election, according to Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev.

“There is no doubt the new head of state will remain committed to his campaign rhetoric about Russia, repeating the same ideological cliches… I have no illusion about that,” Medvedev wrote on his VK social media page.

He expressed hope, however, that there is “a chance to improve cooperation” between Russia and Ukraine, if the new leadership uses “common sense” and a “pragmatic and responsible approach” that takes into account political realities in Ukraine.

Apr 22 09:20

United States to end sanction waivers for countries importing Iranian oil

The White House announced on Monday that the United States will end Iran sanction waivers. Countries that continue to buy Iranian crude after the May 2 deadline will risk facing US sanctions.

According to a statement from the Office of the Press Secretary, President Donald Trump “has decided not to reissue Significant Reduction Exceptions (SREs) when they expire in early May.” The decision “is intended to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero.”

Apr 22 09:19

Crewed flight setback? Leaked video suggests SpaceX capsule is ANNIHILATED in safety test ‘anomaly’

With SpaceX and NASA still mute on details of what they dubbed an ‘anomaly’ during the latest Crew Dragon capsule safety test – a video has leaked online apparently showing a ‘rapid unscheduled disassembly’ event, aka a big boom.

A huge plume of smoke could be seen rising from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, after the Crew Dragon capsule being developed by SpaceX to ferry NASA astronauts to space reportedly exploded on the test stand. While the company confirmed suffering an “anomaly” during the test of the emergency response system’s abort engines, it has not shared any details about the accident.

Apr 22 09:17

Ukraine’s president-in-waiting Zelensky vows to end conflict in Donbass with ‘POWERFUL INFOWAR’

Bringing the civil war in eastern Ukraine to an end appears to be one of the top priorities for Zelensky. Promising to announce some kind of a plan shortly, he asked the reporters for help in the upcoming “infowar” that he says would help end the conflict, which, since 2014, has been raging between Kiev’s troops and the rebel self-proclaimed republics.

"We will launch a very powerful information war to end the war in Donbass."

He then vowed to “act within the Normandy format,” referring to the French-German-Russian-Ukrainian talks on war in Donbass, saying that “we will continue the Minsk process, we will restart it.”

Apr 22 09:12