DISUM 19-04-2018


  1. You definitely have a problem, Houston.

Ex-Houston 911 operator guilty of hanging up thousands of callers – CBS News 19.04.2018

A former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services. Jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor.

She was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.

Prosecutors from the Harris County district attorney’s office say she worked as a 911 operator for a year and a half, ending in 2016. Records showed that thousands of calls lasting less than 20 seconds were attributed to her hanging up. She was fired after a supervisor noticed the unusual number of “short calls,”


2. What do a strong woman, a warrior from Wakanda, a transgender elf, and a dragon have in common according to WotC?

They are all creatures of legend.


3. Russian bots now armed with even more dangerous technology.

Russia launches military satellite to improve Internet access – Xinhua Net 19.04.2018

Russia has successfully put into orbit its second military communication satellite of the Blagovest series, the builder of the satellite said Thursday.

[…] The statement said the satellite is designed for high-speed Internet access, data transmission, television and radio programs, telephone and video conferencing.


4. It’s good to be king!

Swaziland king renames country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini – BBC 19.04.2018

King Mswati III of Swaziland announced on Wednesday that he was renaming the country “the Kingdom of eSwatini”.

The monarch announced the official change in a stadium during celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence.

The celebrations also marked the king’s 50th birthday.

The new name, eSwatini, means “land of the Swazis”. The change was unexpected, but King Mswati has been referring to Swaziland for years as eSwatini.


The son of Sobhuza II, who reigned for 82 years, King Mswati currently has 15 wives. According to official biographers, his father took 125 wives during his reign.

The king, known as Ngwenyama or “the lion”, is known for his many wives and for his adherence to traditional dress.

Some of his wives meeting the wide of the Japanese PM, Source: Wikipedia


5. The other Jesus also had 100 in Speech Skill



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