Category: Daily

Russia nuclear leak: Mystery as two scientists’ bodies disappear after radiation explosion

BODIES of Russian scientists killed following a colossal nuclear radiation explosion have mysteriously vanished, arousing suspicions corpses have been thrown into the sea. Read More

/ August 10, 2019

‘Italy must QUIT the EU’ – French eurosceptic warns ‘Italexit’ is only answer to crisis

A DEPARTURE from the European Union – or ‘Italexit’ – is the only solution to Italy’s shock political crisis, French nationalist Florian Philippot said on Friday. Read More

/ August 9, 2019

Trump Says Kim Jong Un Sent ‘Very Beautiful Letter,’ New Meeting Possible

Trump and Kim have met three times since last year. Read More

/ August 9, 2019

Documents Reveal Monsanto Surveilled Journalists, Activists & Even Musician Neil Young

Explosive new documents reveal the U.S. agribusiness giant Monsanto ran a “fusion center” to surveil and discredit journalists and activists who criticized or wrote damning reports about Monsanto, as well as legendary singer-songwriter Neil Young, who released an album in...

/ August 9, 2019

Supersizing Climate Change: U.N. Says Meat Production Destroys Land & Diminishes Key Water Sources

The United Nations’ top panel of climate scientists warns that humans are consuming land and water resources at an unprecedented rate, with the destructive effects of the climate crisis increasingly threatening the planet’s biodiversity and the food security of hundreds...

/ August 9, 2019

Mass ICE Raids in Mississippi After Workers Fought for Better Conditions Leave Kids Without Parents

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept through seven poultry processing plants in Mississippi this week and arrested 680 people. It was the largest single-state raid in U.S. history.The mass arrests also came on the first day of the school year,...

/ August 9, 2019

South China Sea: Hostile standoff between Beijing and Vietnam OVER after China backs down

In a tense month-long stalemate, Vietnamese ships have been keeping a close watch on a Chinese vessel lurking in the waters of the most disputed shipping lane. The Chinese survey ship appeared to be conducting a survey of Vietnam's offshore oil...

/ August 8, 2019

The bourbon-infused blueberry compote on this airy no-bake cheesecake is a star in its own right

My fondest childhood memories of growing up in the Deep South took place after the school bell rang at three o'clock. I'd begin the ten-minute walk to my grandparents' house, where an after-school snack was always waiting under the shade...

/ August 8, 2019

I’m in love with a man for the first time, and it’s a big change: Best Sex Ever has advice

Dear Arielle, My first relationship started when I was 23.  It was a same sex relationship and I honestly thought it was healthy because we didn’t bicker or cut each other in front of friends. We were together for ten...

/ August 8, 2019

‘Brief radiation spike’ after rocket engine blast in northern Russia

Image copyright Russian Defence Ministry website Image caption A cruise missile test-firing in Russia's Arctic north (file photo) A rocket engine explosion on a naval test range in northern Russia has killed two people and injured six, the defence ministry...

/ August 8, 2019

Darth Vader Brings The Dark Side To The 2019 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Darth Vader is stealing the show at the 2019 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.A hot air balloon likeness of the “Star Wars” character wowed spectators in southwest England early Thursday at this year’s first mass ascent of Europe’s largest ballooning event. The...

/ August 8, 2019

Climate change: German MPs want higher meat tax

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Higher VAT would most likely reduce German shoppers' meat purchases Green and Social Democrat (SPD) politicians in Germany say the 7% sales tax (VAT) rate on meat should be raised to 19% to help...

/ August 8, 2019

Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

The first day of this year's Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca will be Friday, August 9.For Muslims, the Hajj re-enacts the actions of the Prophet Muhammad in his "farewell pilgrimage" in 632 AD. It is a central pillar of the Islamic faith meant to cleanse...

/ August 8, 2019

Sleek pay, oblique performance: Angus Taylor’s first government agency, the IPFA

When Angus Taylor was first promoted to the ministry as Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016, he drew on his wealth of knowledge of consultancies to set up the little-known IPFA, the Infrastructure and Project Financing...

/ August 8, 2019

Emergency Doctor to Trump: You Are Wrong, Mental Illness Is Not to Blame for Gun Violence Epidemic

President Trump went to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, where he was met by hundreds of protesters condemning his presence after the mass shootings over the weekend, which killed at least 32 people. Prior to his visits, Trump...

/ August 8, 2019

India tells ‘alarmist’ Pakistan Kashmir is an ‘internal affair’

India has dismissed Pakistan's "alarmist" reaction to its decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy, and warned its nuclear-armed rival against interfering in what it insisted was an "internal affair".India revoked Kashmir's special status in its constitution on Monday and...

/ August 8, 2019

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce warns against climate change panic

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has said climate change panic could threaten the future of air travel.In a statement released by Mr Joyce on Thursday he said that "flight shaming" and additional taxes on airlines was not the best way of addressing climate...

/ August 8, 2019

Refugee who spent months stuck in airport is crowdfunding to get people off Manus and Nauru

Hassan Al-Kontar gained international headlines last year after he found himself in limbo at Kuala Lumpur airport unable to return to war-torn Syria, nor able to find a country that would resettle him.It was a situation lasting more than six...

/ August 8, 2019

Qantas gilds lily on Macau lobsters deal with Triads

"Possibly the most expensive crustaceans in history at roughly $4,000 per lobster". Qantas took a multi-million dollar hit to its bottom line as it engaged in a drawn-out contractual battle with its Macau freight partner, JetFast Limited, a company which...

/ August 8, 2019

US mass shootings: Trump visits Dayton and El Paso

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtests and support - Dayton divided over Trump visit US President Donald Trump has visited emergency workers and survivors of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas - one of two cities...

/ August 8, 2019