Heroic passer-by smashes car window to save multipack of beer from dying of heat stroke

Peterborough, UK (dpo) - Saved in the nick of time! A man from Peterborough showed real courage today: he saw a multipack of beer which looked certain to die a painful death from heat stroke in a car that was parked in the direct heat of the sun. He acted swiftly to save it, smashing in the front window of the car. Now, Daniel Ruston is even due to receive an award from the City of Peterborough recognising his bravery.
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Trump goes topless on horseback to boost popularity

Washington (dpo) - Donald Trump’s chaotic coronavirus policies have seen his approval ratings drop through the floor – and the President is acutely aware of his popularity problem. In a bid to boost his ratings, the US President has taken some cues from his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and gone for a topless photo shoot on horseback.
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Scientists still baffled: why do meteorites always hit craters?

Washington, D.C. (dpo) - Each year, thousands of meteorites fall to earth. Yet, even after decades of intense investigation, the biggest meteorite mystery of all is yet to be solved: why do these space rocks always seem to land in craters? This question remains one of the last great enigmas of science.
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IT experts name Mb2.r5oHf-0t as world’s safest password

Hamburg (dpo) - Hacked accounts, security gaps, email data theft: more and more people are justifiably concerned about their password security. However, this could soon come to an end. Today, Europe’s largest association of hackers, the Chaos Computer Club, officially selected Mb2.r5oHf-0t as the world’s safest password. This follows tests in which all common passphrase finder programmes failed to identify this password due to its sophisticated character string.
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Cannabis lethal: 91 year-old dies 14 days after smoking joint

Exeter, UK (dpo) - Is cannabis really that dangerous? A recent case in Devon has rekindled the debate. It was apparently due to his use of the drug that a 91-year-old man died just 14 days after smoking a joint.
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Help is on the way! Trump sends Bolsonaro bottle of bleach and syringe

Washington, Brasilia (dpo) – These two Heads of State have one another’s backs. As soon as Donald Trump heard that Jair Bolsonaro had tested positive for coronavirus, the US President sent a gift to his Brazilian counterpart containing a bottle of disinfectant and a syringe.
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‘Electros’ and ‘Bells Angels’: first biker gangs on electric cycles

Duisburg (dpo) - Authorities are alarmed: the Electros, Germany’s first gang of electric cyclists (or ‘e-bikers’), was founded last weekend. Competing gangs, including the Bells Angels and the E-Mongols, were established in other cities of the Ruhr district around the same time. Police are now concerned about an increase in gang violence.
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