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Thousands Of Bags, Luggage Stuck At JFK Days After Blizzard: Report

After delays from a blizzard, machine malfunctions following freezing temperatures and a burst water pipe Saturday there are still 5,000 pieces of luggage stranded at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City Wednesday, according to WNBC. Last week a “bomb cyclone” dropped snow up and down the east coast with parts of New York City reporting a snowfall as high as 13.6 inches. After the snowfall Thursday, the east coast then faced a cold snap with temperatures dropping into the negatives in many states. For a short period of…

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North Korea May Be Mining Cryptocurrency Monero: Report

Cash-starved North Korea may be mining the cryptocurrency Monero through one of its universities according to a Reuters report Monday. A program that installs code for mining cryptocurrency and sends the mined profits to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang was discovered by cybersecurity firm AlienVault. Cryptocurrencies are decentralized digital currencies. Computer power used to host and record transactions for a cryptocurrency are spread over a series of volunteer computers who can earn some of the currency for their service in a process called mining. Monero did not respond to…

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