Thursday, October 19, 2017

World: As battle rages, devastated Philippine city starts its long cleanup (Report)

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - War might still be raging in the ruins of the Philippine city of Marawi, but the cleanup has...

World: Ardern to be next New Zealand prime minister, spelling big change for economy...

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party...

US: Miss. grade school changing its name from Jefferson Davis to Obama

JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi school is...

World: Malaysia in talks with U.S. firm Ocean Infinity to resume MH370 search (Report)

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is negotiating with U.S.-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines...

World: Trying to unblock Brexit impasse, May to make offer on EU citizens (Report)

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May, seeking to unblock stalled talks on Brexit, promised on Thursday to make it as easy...

World: Iran’s Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure (Report)

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union...

World: Spain threatens Catalonia with direct rule from Madrid (Report)

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s central government threatened on Thursday to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s leader said it could go ahead...

World: About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk since Monday: Kurdish officials (Report)

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk, fearing unrest, since Monday’s takeover of the region by Iraqi forces, officials from the...

World: Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes off southern Japan: USGS (Report)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off southern Japan on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake struck...

World: Ardern to be next NZ prime minister, spelling big change for economy (Report)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party...

Trends

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for those charged with crimes such as distributing South Korean media, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
Opinion: 'Avocado Hand' Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Opinion: ‘Avocado Hand’ Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados to staunch the 'post-brunch surge' of injuries. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number...
Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage

Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage, Singer Was 35

Barbara Weldens has died suddenly while performing onstage during a concert in the village of Goudron on Wednesday night (local time). The 35-year-old up-and-coming artist...
Perry Cohen's mother files wrongful-death lawsuit

Perry Cohen’s mother files wrongful-death lawsuit, Report

The family of Perry Cohen, a teenager who disappeared during a fishing trip with friend Austin Stephanos off the coast of Florida two years...
Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

An Alaska man faces up to 99 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a botched suicide attempt. Victor Sibson, 21, is facing second-degree...
Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter's Moon Io

Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Taking advantage of a rare orbital alignment between two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Europa, researchers have obtained an exceptionally detailed map of the...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...
No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

Trump told journalists aboard Air Force One this week that he doesn't think a full border wall is needed because of natural barriers that...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile-2017

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well....
China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China has appointed new commanders of its army and air force in a reshuffle ahead of next month’s Communist Party congress, as President Xi...