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Trump insists non-citizens sneak into the country and vote illegally in pre-election rant

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In a conversation with pool reporters before heading out to a rally, President Trump claimed without evidence that non-citizens sneak into the United States and vote illegally.

Asked by a reporter, “What proof do you have that people are trying to illegally vote in this election,” Trump said that it had been a problem for years, but didn’t cite any basis for the claim.

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“Take a look at what’s happened over the years and you will see,” the president said. “There are a lot of people, a lot of people in my opinion and based on proof, that try to get in illegally and actually vote illegally.”

The president promised prosecutions, but provided no evidence for his claim.

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Amazon Echo and Alexa privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

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Amazon Echo and the Alexa voice assistant have had widely publicised issues with privacy. Whether it is the amount of data they collect or the fact that they reportedly pay employees and, at times, external contractors from all over the world to listen to recordings to improve accuracy, the potential is there for sensitive personal information to be leaked through these devices.

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The Earth’s oldest asteroid strike discovered in Western Australia — and it may have triggered a global thaw

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The world’s oldest remaining asteroid crater is at a place called Yarrabubba, southeast of the town of Meekatharra in Western Australia.

Our new study puts a precise age on the cataclysmic impact – showing Yarrabubba is the oldest known crater and dating it at the right time to trigger the end of an ancient glacial period and the warming of the entire planet.

What we found at Yarrabubba

Yarrrabubba holds the eroded remnants of a crater 70 kilometres wide that was first described in 2003, based on minerals at the site that showed unique signs of impact. But its true age was not known.

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Can’t do what you need to do in a public toilet? You’re not alone – and there’s help

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Most of us don’t give much thought to going to the toilet. We go when we need to go.

But for a small minority of people, the act of urinating or defecating can be a major source of anxiety – especially when public restrooms are the only facilities available.

Paruresis (shy bladder) and parcopresis (shy bowel) are little known mental health conditions, yet they can significantly compromise a person’s quality of life.

We don’t know how many people have shy bowel, but research has estimated around 2.8%-16.4% of the population are affected by shy bladder. The condition is more common in males.

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