Monday September 21-st, 2020

Important discovery on rising sea levels made by Boaty McBoatface

According to the researchers involved, the findings could have significant implications for our understanding of climate change's impacts and rising sea levels given that the mechanism they uncovered is not included in current ocean models.

Man who attacked Nigel Farage with milkshake admits assault charge Man who attacked Nigel Farage with milkshake admits assault charge

Farage's newly-formed pro-Brexit Party won the most support in Britain's European elections last month with a promise to take the country out of the European Union without a deal. Crowther has been dismissed from his job and threats have been made to...

DOJ makes rare intervention to prevent Rikers Island transfer for Paul Manafort DOJ makes rare intervention to prevent Rikers Island transfer for Paul Manafort

And then, on Monday, federal prison officials weighed in, telling the Manhattan district attorney's office that Mr. Manafort, 70, would not be going to Rikers. Vance replied that his office never said Manafort should be kept at Rikers or placed in so...

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee

Shanahan's confirmation was stalled after news broke the FBI is investigating years old allegations of domestic abuse. Trump's announcement of Shanahan's decision came shortly after USA Today reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had ...

Graphic: Huntsman Spider Eats An Entire Possum In Australia Graphic: Huntsman Spider Eats An Entire Possum In Australia

Latton then posted a photos of the incredible scenes on the Tasmanian Insects and Spiders Facebook page , sharing the frightful sight with other nature "lovers". Latton shared photos of the disgusting incident on Facebook , which show the eight-le...

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets" During Meet

Mr Yadav asked, adding, "The Chief Minister is sensitive on these issues (the encephalitis outbreak)". 330 children were admitted out which 100 have been discharged & 45 people will be discharged today. Encephalitis is a swelling of the brain often...

Angela Merkel OK After Visibly Shaking Next to Ukrainian President Angela Merkel OK After Visibly Shaking Next to Ukrainian President

Merkel's whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she tried to contain the situation as she stood with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the 28-degree Celsius (82-degree Fahrenheit) heat while a military band played their national...

Canadian soldier killed in Bulgaria: Department of National Defence Canadian soldier killed in Bulgaria: Department of National Defence

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan extended sympathies to Bombardier Patrick Labrie's family and comrades. Vance, who delivered the news before today's federal cabinet meeting in Ottawa, says next of kin have been notified. "Not only is his death a pai...

German police make arrest in connection with Lübcke shooting

He had been shot dead at close range by a single shot to the head. A spokesman for the German Federal Prosecutor's office said investigators suspected a far-right motive behind the murder. "I hope that we will soon have complete clarity", she said....

Police arrest man trying to smuggle birds in plastic hair curlers Police arrest man trying to smuggle birds in plastic hair curlers

Officials charged Francis Gurahoo, 39, of CT, for allegedly smuggling the songbirds from Guyana into the US, according to a complaint obtained by CNN. Finches from Guyana are sought after as they are believed to have superior singing voices compare...

Powerful quake jolts NW Japan, tsunami warning issued Powerful quake jolts NW Japan, tsunami warning issued

Japan's weather agency has issued a tsunami warning along the north-west coast of the main island, including Yamagata and nearby Niigata. Shallow quakes tend to cause more damage on the Earth's surface. Larger than normal waves have begun hitting bea...

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets

While it's up to global regulators to determine when the 737 Max will eventually fly again, Boeing is trying to anticipate and plan for every possible scenario related to the unprecedented grounding, which has triggered one of the worst crises in the...

Carrie Lam offers 'most honest apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests

The amendments to the extradition bill , proposed by the Hong Kong government in February, will allow criminal suspects in Hong Kong to be extradited to China for trial. "This is a total insult to and fooling the people who took to the street!" ...

Air steward, drink cart sent flying after turbulence rocks flight over Europe

Passengers on an ALK aircraft from Pristina, Kosovo, to EuroAirport in France experienced extreme turbulence on Sunday that left 10 passengers injured. A spokeswoman for ALK Airlines told news site Badische Zietung confirmed turbulence was behind t...

Dogs evolved ‘sad puppy eyes’ to appeal to humans Dogs evolved ‘sad puppy eyes’ to appeal to humans

The findings, from United Kingdom and U.S. researchers in anatomy and comparative psychology, show that the facial change has developed over thousands of years of dogs living alongside humans. The clues, its authors argue, lie in a comparison with wo...

Costco Shoppers Heard Argument Before Man Pulled Out Gun, Fired 7 Times Costco Shoppers Heard Argument Before Man Pulled Out Gun, Fired 7 Times

The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco says his relative was nonverbal and couldn't have started the argument that allegedly led to the shooting , according to a report by the Los Angeles Times .

Chinese Tariff Increases Will Hit US Consumers' Wallets Chinese Tariff Increases Will Hit US Consumers' Wallets

New Balance athletic shoe makers are opposing the tariff barriers Trump has imposed on China. Retailers are pleading with US trade representatives in a frantic bid to stop the Trump administration from slapping new 25 percent tariffs on an addit...

Golden retriever 'pushed into lake by owner who watched him drown' Golden retriever 'pushed into lake by owner who watched him drown'

She did nothing to help as Bailey struggled in the water, authorities say. Bucciarelli allegedly made no effort to help the dog, who witnesses described as "old and easily winded while walking around prior to the drowning". She has been charged wit...

Iran summons United Kingdom diplomat over tanker position Iran summons United Kingdom diplomat over tanker position

With regard to the June 6 incident , Lt. Col. CENTCOM said the MQ-9 Reaper was shot down by Houthi forces with a SA-6 surface-to-air missile, claiming that the missile was enabled with Iranian assistance. The Norwegian-owned Front Altair caught ...

Trump says U.S. authorities will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants Trump says U.S. authorities will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants

He did not offer specifics. Mexico, using their strong immigration laws, is doing a very good job of stopping people long before they get to our Southern Border . Earlier on Monday, the State Department reported that it would freeze $185 million in ...

Migrants Returning Home amid Mexico's Crackdown, Says AP Migrants Returning Home amid Mexico's Crackdown, Says AP

The Associated Press saw almost 10 armed soldiers at a checkpoint near Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, in Chiapas state, wearing black armbands to indicate they are part of the National Guard. He said he would try again when the situation calmed down. Mexico'...

Man jailed for sharing Christchurch massacre footage Man jailed for sharing Christchurch massacre footage

The businessman pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing video of the Al Noor Mosque attack. Philip Arps walks into the dock during an earlier appearance in the Christchurch District Court. The mosque was among the two targeted in the March m...

Watson hopes Johnson is next Tory leader Watson hopes Johnson is next Tory leader

Unlike the first round, the cutoff this time around is 33 MP votes (instead of 17) and/or the candidate with the least amount of votes will also be eliminated from the race. There had been indications Johnson might edge away from his tax plan. John...

2027, India population to cross China’s 2027, India population to cross China’s

According to the World Population Prospect released by the United Nations on Monday and analysed by TheCable, the medium-variant projection indicates that the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050, and 10.9...

Harsh Vardhan named in Bihar children deaths case Harsh Vardhan named in Bihar children deaths case

A case has been registered against Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur for not spreading awareness about Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) prior to the outbreak. The Centre has promised ...

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