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International troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, and the security situation is worsening. The U.S. also wants out of the country – but it is now increasing the number of its airstrikes. The U.S. plans to continue supporting government forces there with airstrikes against the Taliban during its ongoing withdrawal from Afghanistan. “The United States has increased air strikes in support of Afghan forces in recent days. And we are prepared to continue that increased level of support in the coming weeks as the Taliban continue their attacks,” Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, who is in charge of the region, said Sunday at…

Microsoft developer Raymond Chen answers the question of why the “New Item” menu exists in Windows 10 and Windows 11 in the first place. With some elements in Windows operating systems, users always wonder why this function exists at all. That’s the case with the New Item context menu, for example, which can be used when right-clicking on an empty space in Windows Explorer. “Why does a menu exist at all that can be used to create empty files?” also asks Microsoft developer Raymond Chen. He has the answer ready. Not everyone knows that certain file types are associated with…

rump no longer wants to accept the blocking of his social media accounts – and is now suing Twitter and Co.! Ex-US President Donald Trump has, according to his own statements, sued the Internet corporations Twitter, Facebook and Google and their bosses for bias. He demands the rapid restoration of his accounts, Trump said on Wednesday. On Facebook, Trump is expected to remain suspended until at least early 2023. Twitter even sees no way back at all for the former president. In the lawsuits filed in Florida, Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter and YouTube owner Google, as well as company CEOs…

Covid-19 cases are increasing again in the UK, but the dynamics of this wave will be different because the majority of adults have been vaccinated. Martin McKee was immediately convinced that a third wave of Covid-19 was imminent when the first data on the new Delta form of Sars-CoV-2 began to trickle in between April and early May. McKee, a professor of European public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was particularly taken aback by estimates of Delta’s R number, the average number of persons infected by a single virus. “It was clear that this was…

The metropolis of Sydney is at a standstill – a two-week lockdown has been imposed. The reason: the delta variant is spreading rapidly. Many people in the country are frustrated by the low vaccination rates. Countries in Europe have so far looked at the Corona situation in Australia with a mixture of envy and admiration. While Germany endured months of lockdown, life seemed to go on almost normally at the other end of the world. Australia sealed its borders in March of last year – and kept the numbers consistently low with rapid local lockdowns and strict quarantine rules for…

Three days after the devastating collapse of half a high-rise building in Florida, more bodies are being recovered. Well over 100 people are still considered missing, but due to the circumstances, hopes of finding them alive are fading. A lawsuit is already underway against the building’s owner. After the partial collapse of a high-rise building in Florida, the number of dead has risen to nine according to authorities, 152 people are still considered missing. This was confirmed by Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava yesterday (Sunday). Four more bodies had been found in the rubble, moreover, other human remains had…

The turnout was low. Nonetheless, there was apparently already enough for a winner in the first round of voting: the conservative head of the judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi. His competitors have already congratulated him, as has outgoing President Ruhani. According to official partial results, Ebrahim Raisi won Iran’s presidential election with more than 62 percent of the vote. Of 28.6 million ballots counted, “more than 17.8 million” went to Raisi, the chairman of the national election commission said Saturday in Tehran. According to the statement, runner-up Mohsen Resai received only 3.3 million votes. The outgoing president, Hassan Ruhani, said the winner…

Anyone playing Cyberpunk 2077 on the PlayStation 4 could almost mistake Night City for a ghost town by now. It’s a compromise that CD Projekt makes to improve the game’s performance on the console, most recently with the new patch 1.23 for the sci-fi RPG. If, like me, you’ve played the PC version of the title, you’ll know that there may well be some vehicles and townspeople on and off the roads. This video of the PC version also shows that. The following video shows you gameplay from version 1.1 on the PS4, which was the first major patch for…

A few kilos should disappear gladly – straight after Corona and before the bath season think many Germans that. One thing they do wrong again and again when trying to lose weight, as an expert explains. Who would like to decrease, selects often too strict programs. On the agenda often taut nourishing rules or training plans would stand. Actually they mean nothing else than durable renouncement and constraint, say Personal Coach Jan Magnus Bahmann from Hanover. As examples with the nutrition he calls the strict in the evening renouncement of meals or “blunt calorie counting.” The problem is that, in…

Donald Trump could return to Facebook in January 2023. However, the world’s largest online network still wants to check whether the ex-president is a threat to public safety. Former President Donald Trump will remain blocked on Facebook for the time being until the beginning of 2023. This was announced by the online network on Friday. After that, it said it would weigh up with the help of experts whether there was still a risk to public safety from his Facebook presence. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube had blocked Trump in January shortly before the end of his term. The trigger was…

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