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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are back online after two hours of service disruption

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp icons

The miseries of digital citizens has finally come to an end. Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are now accessible after being offline for over two hours.

Owned and operated by Mark Zuckerber’s Facebook Inc, the three giant social networking platforms Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp went down on Sunday morning.

In a statement give to The Verge, a Facebook representative said:

“Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps,”

“The issue has since been resolved; we’re sorry for any inconvenience.” Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all started to come back online at around 9AM ET this morning.”

Facebook Spokesperson

According to NetBlocks, an internet observatory, about 60% users were affected by this outage.

Following is a result that we received while trying to use the tracert command on a Windows-powered PC wile Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were experiencing a downtime.

In case you are not aware, the tracert command, also known as the
traceroute command, is used to show several details about the path that a packet takes from the computer or device you’re on to whatever destination you specify.

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.706]
(c) 2018 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Tracing route to []
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 2 ms 4 ms 2 ms Broadcom.Home []
2 30 ms 30 ms 32 ms
3 49 ms 52 ms 49 ms
4 32 ms 35 ms 31 ms
5 63 ms 57 ms 58 ms
6 63 ms 58 ms 57 ms []
7 72 ms 84 ms 77 ms []
8 * * * Request timed out.
9 * * * Request timed out.
10 * * * Request timed out.
11 * * * Request timed out.
12 * * * Request timed out.
13 * * * Request timed out.
14 * * * Request timed out.
15 * * * Request timed out.
16 * * * Request timed out.
17 * * * Request timed out.
18 * * * Request timed out.
19 * * * Request timed out.
20 * * * Request timed out.
21 * * * Request timed out.
22 * * * Request timed out.
23 * * * Request timed out.
24 * * * Request timed out.
25 * * * Request timed out.
26 * * * Request timed out.
27 * * * Request timed out.
28 * * * Request timed out.
29 * * * Request timed out.
30 * * * Request timed out.

Trace complete.

What this means is that the servers of Facebook were not accessible. Although the exact reason has not been provided by Facebook but it could be anything from a server configuration issue to a trouble in the network.

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Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia Shoots himself

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Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia has shot himself moments before police arrived at his home. He was being arrested on account of bribery claims. A judicial order was earlier issued for the arrest of the former president.

Officers rushed the two-time president of Peru to Casimiro Ulloa hospital in the capital city of Lima. According to police and media reports, Alan Gracia remains in a critical condition.

Alan Garcia has served as the president Peru twice, first from 1985 to 1990 and then again from 2006 to 2011.

The former president is accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrech.

Alan Garcia rejected the claims in his Tweets as well as in press interviews.

Brazilian construction company Odebrecht has admitted paying almost $30m (£23m) in bribes to Alan Garcia since2004.

Odebrecht is at the center of Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal after admitting in a 2016 plea agreement with the U.S. Justice Department that it paid corrupt officials across Latin America nearly $800 million in exchange for major infrastructure contracts.

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The Return to Glory: Tiger Woods wins The Master 2019

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Tiger Woods wins the Masters 2019

The commentator goes… “many doubted we’d never see it” while Tiger Woods was busy claiming his first title since 2008.

With his 15th major title win, Tiger Woods has now secured his 5th Green Jacket in what’s being called as the greatest comeback in the history of sports.

That’s a 14-year wait for Tiger Woods to win The Masters and an 11-year wait to win a major title.

“Last year I was very lucky to be playing again. At the previous Champions Dinner I was really struggling and missed a couple of years of not playing this great tournament and now I’m the champion. Twenty two years between wins, it’s a long time and it’s unreal for me to experience this. My Mom was here, she was the in 1997 as well. I’m just so happy and excited and I’m at a loss for words.”

Tiger Woods said in the Green Jacket ceremony in the Butler Cabin
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Liverpool vs Chelsea: Reds defeat the Blues 2-0

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Liverpool vs Chelsea, Premier League: live score and latest updates

Liverpool has given its fans a new hope after beating the visitors Chelsea by 2-0. Liverpool now moves forward with 3 points on the Premier League table.

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scored a goal each for the Red in the second half taking Liverpool two points ahead of Manchester City.

During the first half, both teams struggled against each other to take the lead. Antonio Rudiger of Chelsea suffered a knee injury and had to go back.

However, thanks to Jordan Henderson for a beautiful cross, Sadio Mane, who had earlier missed a chance, scored for Liverpool just six minutes after the restart.

Liverpool fans were not done celebrating the lead against Manchester City on the points table, who had beaten Crystal Palace to redeem three points, Mohamed Salah gave the red a 2-0 lead with a spectacular goal.

Liverpool will face Cardiff City and Huddersfield in their next two Premier League matches.

Meanwhile, Manchester City will play against Tottenham and Manchester United in a bid to take a lead on the points table.

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