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Posted by Frances Perraudin

Police say they have made 1,065 arrests and 53 people have been charged

More than 1,000 people have been arrested so far in Extinction Rebellion protests in London, police have said, after the environmental campaigners were cleared from Waterloo Bridge.

The Metropolitan police said on Monday that they had made 1,065 arrests as of 10am. Fifty-three people have been charged in relation to the protests, which started seven days ago.

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The end of Scientific Linux

Apr. 22nd, 2019 01:49 pm
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Posted by corbet

Fermilab has maintained Scientific Linux, a derivative of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux, for many years. That era is coming to an end, though:
"Toward that end, we will deploy CentOS 8 in our scientific computing
environments rather than develop Scientific Linux 8. We will collaborate
with CERN and other labs to help make CentOS an even better platform for
high-energy physics computing.
" Maintenance of the SL6 and SL7
distributions will continue as scheduled.
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Posted by corbet

The election for the Debian project leader has concluded; the leader for
the next year will be Sam Hartman. See this page for the
details of the vote.
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Posted by KEITH BRADSHER and SANDRA E. GARCIA

Officials said the coordinated assaults had been carried out by National Thowheeth Jama’ath. They are investigating whether the attackers had help from overseas.
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Posted by THE NEW YORK TIMES

Officials could not explain why a warning about a militant Islamist organization planning suicide bombings failed to stop the assaults, which killed at least 290 people.
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Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.
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The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand hotel.
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Officials in Sri Lanka believe 35 foreign nationals are among the scores of people who died.
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Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children died.
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Eyewitnesses of the bombing of Sri Lanka's St Anthony's Shrine have described horrific scenes.

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