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Microsoft Teams offers a flood of new video conferencing features

Video conferencing is hot these days and almost everyone is trying to grab a piece of this juicy cake. Originally conceived for the takeover of Slack, the Microsoft platform for teams has now got on a train that Slack has so far been unable to catch up with. As video conferencing use cases increase, so does the demand for new …

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Storm near the coast, high flood risk remains

Tropical storm Cristobal is moving north in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to land on Sunday afternoon. As of 10 a.m., Cristobal was about 30 miles southeast of Port Fourchon or 90 miles south of New Orleans with maximum winds of 80 km / h with higher gusts. The pressure is 994 mb. A slight change in strength …

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Tropical storm Cristobal heads for landing on the Gulf Coast with flood rain, storm surge and gusty winds

Cristobal will land on the Gulf Coast today. Tropical storm and storm surge warnings have been issued. Rain, wind, and coastal flooding can continue until Monday along the northern Gulf Coast. Cristobal’s remains are expected to move north to the upper Midwest with heavy rain and gusty winds. The tropical storm Cristobal will land on the Gulf Coast today and …

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Bay Area Cramps in the National Flood of Outrage

A week of unrest across the country burned through Oakland and San Jose on Friday evening as thousands of demonstrators against the brutality of the police gathered in heated demonstrations that started peacefully and then turned into chaos. Armed law enforcement agencies confront demonstrators with tear gas, rubber bullets and lightning grenades . During the most violent violence on Friday, …

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The central Michigan dam and flood disaster as seen from space

Before (June 3, 2019) and after the Edenville Dam collapsed (May 20, 2019) near Midland, Michigan (NASA) Heavy rains earlier this week proved too much for two large dams upstream from Midland, Michigan, a city of 40,000. Tuesday, the The Edenville Dam collapsed, while the downstream Sanford Dam was overwhelmed and triggered a bubbling, record-breaking surge of water into the …

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Premarket shares: US banks are preparing for a flood of bad loans

Businesses “Probably Twice As Fast As In The Financial Crisis” [of 2008]”Dimon said in a conference call on the profits.” I think that companies manage their liquidity very rationally before there could be a significant downturn, “he added. JPMorgan economists now forecast that US unemployment will rise to 20% in the second quarter before recovering in the last six months …

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Trump considered allowing the corona virus to “flood” the US

President Trump considered allowing the Roman Corona virus to “flood” the United States, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. At the time, some experts believed that the best way to deal with the crisis was to build “herd immunity”. But Trump’s best scientific advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned the president that politics would mean that “many people would die”. The …

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How the MOSE flood protection project in Venice became a disaster

In the meantime, Venice remains vulnerable, as the flood disaster of last week has shown. It has flooded plazas, churches and hotels and deposited layers of salt to remove marble. The city's 6 billion euro flood barrier has been under construction since 2003 and was originally intended to last for eight years. Well, the best estimate is that it will …

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Fact check of Trump's flood of anti-impeachment tweets

Trump has made the same (or very close) assertions before. However, as the public hearings on the impeachment trial begin on Wednesday, it is worth breaking his case. Several witnesses who testified in the impeachment investigation have gained first-hand knowledge of various components of Trump's trade with Ukraine. Witnesses Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and Tim Morrison of the National Security …

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