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Hollywood is Planning to Use Robots to Battle Coronavirus on Set

With the state of the world as it is, killer robots are only to be expected. But this time, they’re good killer robots (probably)! Hollywood is planning to use “germ-zapping robots” against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with some producers looking into purchasing lab-certified disinfecting robots for film and TV sets as productions resume. The “germ-zapping…

Prince Andrew ‘offered to help Epstein prosecutors’

Image copyright AFP The Duke of York offered to help US officials on “at least three occasions” in the inquiry into sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, his lawyers say.US authorities have previously accused Prince Andrew of not cooperating with the investigation.But the duke’s representatives suggested the US Department of Justice was seeking publicity rather than accepting…

Fire crews tackle large blaze for more than 12 hours

Firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at an industrial estate in Dundee for more than 12 hours.The alarm was raised at Baldovie Industrial Estate on Forties Road at about 20:15 on Sunday.The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) sent four fire engines and other support appliances to the scene.Some local roads were closed and…