Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Latest news
Home » World

World

Renewables Are Giving Fossil Fuels A Run For Their Money

perth_map

Amin, IRENA Director-General , speaking at the launch of the report on the first day of IRENA's Eighth Assembly being held in Abu Dhabi. The cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to fall drastically, and it was only a matter of time before they were cheaper than fossil fuels. Read More »

Former classmate arrested over murder of Jewish student

perth_map

Blaze Bernstein [Photo:Handout]In an online discussion about human cloning, Woodward wrote, "Just one of me in the world is already bad enough", according to KCAL-TV. Sheriffs noticed that Woodward had dirt under his nails, abrasions on his hands, and appeared nervous. Woodward also had dirt under his fingernails, which he told authorities was due to falling into a "dirty puddle" while sparring. Read More »

N.Korea hopes for joint music performance

perth_map

A summit on curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions will focus in part on how to ensure countries fully implement all the sanctions imposed on the reclusive state, a Canadian government source said on Monday. Officials from the rival Koreas met earlier this week in the border village of Panmunjom, their first talks in more than two years. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been making an apparent push for improved ties with the South after a year of elevated tension over his country's ... Read More »

Afternoon update on potential for snow, bitter cold weather

perth_map

The most snow is expected in the state's northwestern section, where accumulation of up to 8 inches is expected , the weather service said late Monday afternoon. Residents should be prepared for reduced visibility at times, according to the weather service. Only light accumulation of ice and snow is expected for those in the southeastern Big Country, with greater amounts expected through Mills County and points southeast where Winter Storm Warnings are in effect. Read More »

Trump tell reporters: "I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed"

perth_map

Backpedaling from their previous claim that they did " not recall " Trump making the comments that have been denounced by the global community as " reprehensible and racist ", Sens. "I don't think Donald is going to do anything irrational", Ivana Trump said. "Today, as we come together to honour Dr King, we know that America is stronger, more just, and more free because of his life and work", Trump said. Read More »

'Professional' photographer's bad editing skills make Missouri family's photos go viral

perth_map

Feel free to share. "You can't make this stuff up. again, this is NOT a joke - final product", the post added. The Zarings' photos have been shared on Facebook almost 400,000 times. But others had trouble believing the airbrushed photos were legitimate. "You win the internet", one commenter wrote. To which Zaring reassured them, writing, "This IS real!" Despite the botched photos, the family says there are no hard feelings and they will not ask for their money back. Read More »

Trump's former chief strategist Bannon turns to Quinn Emanuel amid Russian Federation probe

perth_map

Earlier Thursday, it was reported that Bannon had hired Bill Burck - who is also representing Priebus and White House Counsel Don McGahn - to represent him in the various investigations into Russian Federation election meddling. Aides to the committee's leaders declined comment. The committee's practice is not to comment on specific witnesses or the schedule for testimony at non-public hearings. Read More »

China tanker fireplace: Our bodies discovered as Sanchi burns, one week on

perth_map

The Sanchi , carrying 136,000 tons of light crude oil from Iran, sank on Sunday, days after a collision with Chinese freighter CF Crystal , some 300 kilometers east of Shanghai. On January 8 the bulker was escorted by a rescue vessel into Zhoushan, south of Shanghai, where it is now moored. Yet there is no huge concern about the environment as condensate evaporates easily. Read More »

Danica Patrick Confirms: 'Yes, Aaron and I Are Dating'

perth_map

Rodgers split from Olivia Munn after a three-year relationship in 2017, and Patrick went through a breakup with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. "Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team", Patrick said. Danica was previously married to physical therapist Paul Edward Hospenthal for eight years. Read More »

Lavrov: US wants to split Syria, must accept Iran deal

perth_map

The Kremlin's chief of diplomacy criticized new conditions demanded of Tehran by U.S. to continue to support agreement on Iranian nuclear program. According to the top Russian diplomat, the NK issue can not be resolved once and for all with a single document. Read More »

Over 1000 Danish youths charged for sharing sex videos on social network

perth_map

More than 1,000 children and young people in Denmark have been charged with redistributing child pornography after sex videos featuring 15-year-olds were shared on Facebook Messenger. More than 1,000 girls and boys under the age of 18 have been charged with violating section 235 of the Criminal Code on the sharing of child pronography. Read More »

Explosion tears down building in Belgium

perth_map

A pizzeria in Belgium's most densely populated city exploded on Monday night, leaving almost two dozen people possibly injured and trapped under rubble, officials said . The number is not known". Antwerp police quickly announced that the blast was not part of a terror attack. The exact cause of the explosion is still unclear. Read More »

Hawaii: Probe promised as false missile alert sparks panic

perth_map

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza later clarified with NBC News saying, there was "no missile threat to Hawaii ". A southern IL native found himself caught in chaos on Saturday morning, after a missile alert , which turned out to be false, was sent out across Hawaii . Read More »

Philippine news website's licence revoked after Duterte threat

perth_map

The SEC investigation was ordered by the Office of the Solicitor General, which wrote the agency on December 14, 2016, to investigate Rappler over its PDRs. Other media organisations also drew the ire of Duterte, including the largest newspaper, Philippine Daily Inquirer and the largest television network, ABS-CBN. Read More »

At least 20 dead in California mudslides, major highway closed

perth_map

Almost a week after horrific mudslides hit California's Central Coast and killed at least 20 people , President Trump sent his condolences to those affected in his first public statement on the disaster. Another storm system could move in two days later. "They're exhausted but they find ways to try to live life as normally as they can", Williams said. Read More »

Mild Temperatures For Some, Dangerous Cold For Others

perth_map

In the Omaha area, wind chills at daybreak are expected to be about 20 below to 25 below, according to the National Weather Service. "The more layers you have, the easier it is to maintain your temperature and the more air insulation you get in between", she said. Read More »

Kizzire prevails in marathon playoff to win Sony Open

perth_map

He shot an even-par 70 in the final round that included a double-bogey on the 16th hole. "I played good enough to win, but I didn't", said Hahn, who started the day six strokes off the lead held by Tom Hoge but shot a week's-best 62 to finish at 17 under and force overtime. Read More »

Bird-like Feather Dinosaur Discovered In China

perth_map

If you smashed a feather to smithereens, "you'd only see black dust", said Chad Eliason, a postdoctoral researcher at the Field Museum, in a statement describing the work, which is newly published in Nature Communications . Caihong was a two-legged predator with a Velociraptor-like skull and sharp teeth, probably hunting small mammals and lizards. The dinosaur's lovely rainbow feathers might have had a role in reproduction. Read More »

Wallaby taken into custody after early morning hop across Sydney Harbour Bridge

perth_map

Motorists on the Sydney Harbour Bridge early this morning were startled to see a pedestrian hopping south across the eight-lane bridge when a rock wallaby chose to head to the CBD without getting its feet wet. "I was so anxious about the poor little thing". Drivers reported seeing the animal hopping down the road on the bridge before getting on the Cahill Expressway over Circular Quay. Read More »