Wednesday February 26-th, 2020

USA test fires new Arrow-3 ballistic interceptor USA test fires new Arrow-3 ballistic interceptor

Th test was a joint effort between the Israeli Missile Defense Organization and the U.S Missile Defense Agency. The Arrow 3 is an American-Israeli produced third-generation missile defense system that will replace the current version, Arrow2, which...

Thunderstorms across United Kingdom could cause floods and power cuts Thunderstorms across United Kingdom could cause floods and power cuts

The Met Office has issued a new weather warning for heavy downpours and thunder storms. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have issued five flooding alters across the country, all within the north. A separate warning with similar w...

Teen climate activist to travel by boat to NY Teen climate activist to travel by boat to NY

In an interview during her weekly Fridays For Future protest outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm , Greta said: "I have countless people helping me, trying to contact different boats". "I will just try to go on as I have before", the young ...

Police investigate after man says he found baby in freezer Police investigate after man says he found baby in freezer

Adam Smith had been living in his family's St. Louis apartment while taking care of his mother, who recently died of cancer. He always thought it was a frozen wedding cake. "There was a pink blanket, baby blanket, and when I reached down and touched ...

New temperature record set for UK, Met Office confirms New temperature record set for UK, Met Office confirms

Last week temperatures reached 101.6 degrees Fahrenheit (38.7 Celsius) at the Cambridge Botanic Garden on July 25, the highest ever recorded in the United Kingdom, according to a statement from the Met Office . Any other readings that the Met Office...

Showers and storms to start the work week Showers and storms to start the work week

Highs will climb back into the mid-90s for most of us by Wednesday , but southwestern Kansas will probably make it back to around 100° by midweek. Rain and storms will stick around into the evening hours. Wind: SE/S 10-15. Low: 71. Highs next Satur...

Sheriff: 2 dead, officer injured at Walmart in Mississippi Sheriff: 2 dead, officer injured at Walmart in Mississippi

Two people are dead were shot dead in a Walmart in MS on Tuesday by a disgruntled ex-employee who was suspended a day earlier for pulling a knife on a customer. Phil Cox, 70, said he had just bought some nasal spray and was in the parking lot when ...

Saudi arms sales to proceed as Senate fails to override veto Saudi arms sales to proceed as Senate fails to override veto

Seven Republicans voted for the first two resolutions blocking the sales - Sens. White House lawyers also anxious that promoters of IP3's so-called Middle East Marshall Plan sought to transfer US nuclear know-how to Saudi Arabia even as they push...

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day to combat climate change Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day to combat climate change

The planting spree, which surpassed the initial goal of 200 million trees planted in one day, will be a world record, officials said. A total of 353,633,660 tree seedlings had been planted, the country's minster for innovation and technology, Get...

Unnao rape: India murder probe over fatal crash Unnao rape: India murder probe over fatal crash

The Unnao rape survivor had written to the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, on 12 July stating that she was being threatened to "compromise" in the case as the "judge would be bought for a price and Sengar will be bailed out". They have accuse...

South Koreans, Russians returned days after boat drifts to North Korea South Koreans, Russians returned days after boat drifts to North Korea

South Korea's Unification Ministry, which handles relations with North Korea , also confirmed the release of the boat and the two South Koreans. The three crew members and the boat were then brought to a South Korean military port in Yangyang, G...

Northern B.C. murders: RCMP scale back search in York Landing Northern B.C. murders: RCMP scale back search in York Landing

Schmegelsky and McLeod are charged with second-degree murder in the death of University of British Columbia professor Leonard Dyck and are also suspects in the fatal shootings of Australian Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend Chynna Deese.

What is Myanmar offering Rohingya to return home? | Inside Story What is Myanmar offering Rohingya to return home? | Inside Story

Dhaka has said it will not force any Rohingya to leave, while Myanmar has faced global pressure to allow the refugees to return and grant them citizenship rights. "We listened to them and requested them to sit with us again". "It's high time for thei...

Ford government reversing autism program changes Ford government reversing autism program changes

Smith went on to explain that the government will continue to pay for treatment services for the children who had been receiving it before, meaning that children with autism may not have to enter the school system which might lack the proper faciliti...

Norfolk weather forecast: Thunderstorms warning in place

Around 50mm - nearly a month's worth - of rain could fall in just three hours. Travel disruption is also a possibility as the storms take hold, according to the forecaster. "There is a slight chance power cuts could occur, and other services to som...

TSA finds missile launcher in man's luggage TSA finds missile launcher in man's luggage

A man was caught with a non-functioning missile launcher in his checked bag at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport early Monday, CBS Baltimore reported . TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein joked on Twitter that " Perhaps he shou...

We have used up Earth’s resources for the year We have used up Earth’s resources for the year

This means that the earth's population is now consuming the resources of future generations. A new report by sustainability organisation Global Footprint Network shows that this year's Earth Overshoot Day - the date when consumption for the...

NY Lessens Penalties For Marijuana Possession | Ramapo NY Lessens Penalties For Marijuana Possession | Ramapo

The law also requires that records tied to low-level marijuana cases be automatically sealed and creates a process for expungement. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill into law that further decriminalizes marijuana possession in ny ...

Johnson’s girlfriend moving into Downing Street with him Johnson’s girlfriend moving into Downing Street with him

Johnson's divorce from his second wife, Marina Wheeler, with whom he has four children, is yet to be finalized. The pair announced they were splitting after 25 years of marriage last September, shortly after which Johnson's relationship with Symond...

RAND PAUL: ‘I’m Willing to Contribute’ to Ilhan Omar’s Ticket to Somalia RAND PAUL: ‘I’m Willing to Contribute’ to Ilhan Omar’s Ticket to Somalia

Omar's plane imprint to check with her dwelling nation of Somalia so she will be able to "presumably learn quite of bit about the catastrophe that is Somalia" after which "attain support and adore America extra". "It's time to respond with the kind o...

Sudan talks on remaining power transfer issues resume Tuesday Sudan talks on remaining power transfer issues resume Tuesday

The committee is part of the Sudanese Professionals' Association , which spearheaded months of protests leading to the military overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. The second agreement will deal with issues including the powers given to ...

Four students shot dead at Sudan protest -opposition medics Four students shot dead at Sudan protest -opposition medics

Gunfire rang out as teenagers rallied against fuel and bread shortages in the capital of North Kordofan state, residents said, at a time of heightened tension between opposition campaigners and Sudan's military rulers. The state prosecutor put the ...

A 45-hour thunderstorm warning issued for Preston A 45-hour thunderstorm warning issued for Preston

Forecasters said while heavy rain will clear on Monday , a second band of low pressure will hit parts of the United Kingdom on Tuesday . She added: "This is a lot of rain to fall in the space of 24 hours, especially given the rain has been very c...

Indian tourists steal from Bali villa, Latest World News Indian tourists steal from Bali villa, Latest World News

A two minutes 20 seconds long video shows one of the hotel staff scanning the family's luggage as they were on their way out from the hotel. People on Twitter, where the video has been widely circulated, have condemned the incident as "disgraceful" a...

PM Modi to feature in special episode with Bear Grylls PM Modi to feature in special episode with Bear Grylls

We admit that poaching is a concern. The last census in 2014 had counted 2,226 tigers. "Right now, we have several infrastructure projects and highways going through tiger reserves putting their future in jeopardy", wildlife conservationist Prerna Si...

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