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Jaguar escapes enclosure, attacks monkey at Texas zoo

Jaguar escapes enclosure, attacks monkey at Texas zoo

A tranquilizer gun was used to subdue the jaguar, but unfortunately, it had injured the spider monkey so severely that it had to be euthanized. Estrella was placed in a holding pen about 8:50 a.m. The Dallas Morning News reported that this is the first incident involving Estrella since she moved to the zoo in 2016, after she was born at the Fort Worth Zoo.



S Korea's Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, Moon also said he'll "sincerely negotiate" with the United States, Seoul's top ally, and China, South Korea's top trading partner, over the contentious deployment of an advanced USA missile-defense system in southern South Korea.


Uber driver wounded in shooting in Old East Dallas, near Lakewood

Uber driver wounded in shooting in Old East Dallas, near Lakewood

Investigators were looking into whether the gunman is a former soldier who may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. At one point, the customer pulled out a gun he was carrying to show it to the driver and they passed it back and forth while talking.


App Will Now Show Real-Time Public Transportation Data

App Will Now Show Real-Time Public Transportation Data

The feature, unfortunately, is only available on the company's Android app; it appears you'll also have to install the Transit app to fully enjoy the feature. A viable alternative to personal vehicle ownership since people can always get a ride when and where they need one. "Our integration with Uber is a ideal match, as we both envision a future in which every journey is shared using a combination of transit options", said Transit app chief operating officer Jake Sion in a statement.


Uber integrates Transit app to give users public transportation details

Uber integrates Transit app to give users public transportation details

For this feature - available only in the Android Uber app for now - the ride-hailing giant has teamed up with Transit, a Canadian-headquartered urban transport information service that operates in more than 125 cities globally, to show live departure times whenever a rider's destination is near a transit stop.


Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug

Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug

In some cases, when people clicked on one of these ads to watch an advertiser's video, Facebook was reporting that people were actually clicking all the way to that advertiser's website or app. The scale of the bug was relatively minor, as the average refund payment to affected advertisers was only around $10, Marketing Land reported. And in November, Facebook acknowledged that for more than a year it over-reported the time users spent on Instant Articles by more than 7 percent.