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MAKASSAR, Indonesia | Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

MAKASSAR, Indonesia — An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday has been stalled in the testing phase for years. The high-tech system of seafloor sensors, data-laden sound waves and fiber-optic cable was meant to replace a system set up after an earthquake … Continue reading MAKASSAR, Indonesia | Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

BOSTON  — Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird choked his girlfriend multiple times, kicked her and prevented her from leaving his apartment before he collapsed in distress, prosecutors said at his arraignment Thursday. Bird, 24, was held on $50,000 bail after not-guilty pleas to domestic violence-related charges were entered on his behalf. Police spoke with Bird’s … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics’ Jabari Bird charged with attacking his girlfriend

Russian spy agencies prevented 60 terror attacks, Putin says

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW/December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — President Vladimir Putin hailed Russian spies on their professional holiday Wednesday, saying they have thwarted more than 60 terror attacks in Russia this year. In a Kremlin speech marking the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka, Putin emphasized that … Continue reading Russian spy agencies prevented 60 terror attacks, Putin says