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Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 morning edition

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Young Muslims woke up before dawn today to clean the streets of 50 UK towns and cities as a lot of the country were nursing a hangover.

Young Muslims cleaning the streets of Bolton this morning (Picture: AMYA).

Ahmadiyya Muslims in Bolton before dawn (Picture: AMYA).

‘AMYA has and continues to instill young people with a sense of civic responsibility, and a desire to promote harmony within our local communities.’.

In 2018 AMYA, the UK’s largest and oldest Muslim youth group, held more than 300 community clean ups and planted 20,000 trees across the country.

Epsom saw one of the biggest turnouts for the New Year’s Day clean up (Picture: AMYA).

Members of the AMYA were litterpicking as the sun came up (Picture: AMYA). »

'We are not robots': Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize

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They need to have a union put in place,” said an Amazon worker who requested to remain anonymous.

They have to be more supportive toward their employees,” said another Amazon employee in Staten Island.

Amazon fulfillment centers aren’t the only part of Amazon where workers started organizing efforts in 2018. »

Hackers Threaten to Dump Insurance Files Related to 9/11 Attacks

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A hacker group known as Dark Overlord threatened on Monday to publicly release internal files regarding the 9/11 attacks unless their ransom demands are met.

“You're welcome to... make a request to formally have your documents... withdrawn from any eventual public release of the materials.

A spokesperson for one of the insurance companies confirmed to Motherboard that the hackers had breached a law firm that advised the company, and had likely stolen files related to litigation surrounding 9/11. »

Suspected far-right attacker 'intentionally' rams car into crowd of Syrian and Afghan citizens in Germany

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Those hit by the car included Syrian and Afghan citizens and the driver made anti-foreigner comments during his arrest, according to officials.

"Investigators suspect it was a deliberate attack that may be linked to the xenophobic views of the driver," the statement said.

On 19 December 2016, a Tunisian man ploughed a truck into a busy Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people. »

2018 was a strangely disappointing year for blockbuster games on PC

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I wouldn't say 2018 was a bad year for PC gaming at all, because it really wasn't.

For blockbuster games, though, I did think 2018 fell short.

These series arguably don't fit the 'blockbuster games' description, but their collectively quiet year means we saw fewer higher-profile PC-focused games than we normally would. »