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Saturday September 22nd, 2018 night edition

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KRON - SANTA CLARA (KRON) - It is an only in Silicon Valley kind of story, as police say high-tech thieves were caught stealing thousands of dollars worth of GPS tracking devices from a Santa Clara tech company.

"These devices kind of look like cell phone chargers, so they probably thought they had some kind of street value," Roambee Corporation Co-Founder Vidya Subramanian.

Subramanian is talking about the hundred or so GPS tracking devices that were stolen recently from the company's Dela Cruz Avenue labs.

"The moment we realized they had a box of trackers, we went into recovery mode," Subramanian said.

"We notified the police and equipped them to track the devices, and in about 5 or 6 hours, it was done.".

Before making off with about $18,000 worth of the devices, the thieves grabbed a beer out of the fridge and cut themselves in the process, leaving fingerprints and blood evidence.

But it wasn't long before the police were using Roambee's software to locate the devices and the thieves. »

People can handle the truth (more than you think)

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At the same time, they frequently avoid being honest with people in their everyday lives.

Who hasn’t told a fib or half-truth to get through an awkward social situation or to keep the peace?.

In one field experiment, participants were instructed to be completely honest with everyone in their lives for three days. »

‘You gotta take care of home’: Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Florence recovery efforts

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Seeing the catastrophic scenes of his home state prompted Jordan to take action, announcing on Tuesday a $2 million donation to storm relief and recovery efforts.

“I know all of those places: Wilmington, Fayetteville, Myrtle Beach, New Bern, and Wallace, which is where my father is from.

As majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Jordan retains strong ties to the state where his illustrious career began. »

They Made It! Japan's Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

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The probe is one of two that landed on Ryugu from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft.

The suspense is over: Two tiny hopping robots have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu — and they've even sent back some wild postcards from their new home.

The tiny rovers are part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 asteroid sample-return mission. »

Donald Trump urged Spain to 'build the wall' – across the Sahara

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Trump wooed voters in the 2016 election with his promise to build a “big, beautiful wall” across the US/Mexico border, which is roughly 2,000 miles long.

Borrell’s comments were made at a lunch event in Madrid this week and widely reported in the Spanish media.

“European societies aren’t structured to absorb more than a certain percentage of migrants, especially if they are Muslims. »