News: World

Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption

Thursday  03:21,   24 may 2018
reuters

<p>Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters.</p> These were new risks geologists warned of on Tuesday as Kilauea's 19-day eruption showed no [...]

UN lifts travel ban for North Koreans to Kim-Trump summit

Thursday  03:06,   24 may 2018
afp

A UN Security Council committee has agreed to lift a travel ban on North Korean officials heading to Singapore for the planned summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un next month, diplomats said. Singapore last week asked the sanctions committee[...]

Hawaii volcano lava flows into power plant, sparking fears of deadly gas release

Wednesday  16:26,   23 may 2018
cbsnews

<p>Emergency workers in Hawaii are racing to protect a geothermal power plant near the Kilauea Volcano.&nbsp;</p>Lava continued its steady advance toward the Puna Geothermal Venture Plant before stalling late Monday. The facility is shut[...]

Bear researcher in 'dream job' attacked by grizzly

Wednesday  03:02,   23 may 2018
ap.org

A government wildlife worker who recently landed her dream job researching grizzly bears in a Montana mountain range is recovering from a bear attack that left her with a fractured skull and other serious injuries. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service[...]

The epic moment a massive centipede takes on a snake in an unusual battle to the death - so who wins?

Tuesday  20:07,   22 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

This is the moment a giant centipede wrangles with a large snake in a ultimate battle to the death in Vietnam. The three-minute video shows the pair fighting.Posted on to Live Leak, the three-minute video shows the pair fighting on the ground in[...]

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

Tuesday  06:16,   22 may 2018
ap.org

An AP investigation finds a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts.WASHINGTON — After a[...]

The high price of feminism in the ‘new’ Saudi Arabia

Tuesday  03:55,   22 may 2018
washingtonpost

A 28-year-old facing a heavy prison sentence was forcibly returned to the country in March.The 28-year-old was taken from her vehicle and spirited away to her home country on a[...]

The White House made a coin for Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un, and lots of people noticed the number of chins on the North Korean leader

Tuesday  03:06,   22 may 2018
businessinsider.com.au

The Trump administration on Monday released its "trip coin" to commemorate the impending summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.The Trump administration on Monday released its "trip coin" to commemorate the [...]

Macedonian climber dies on Everest

Monday  19:51,   21 may 2018
afp

A Macedonian climber died Sunday while making a final push for the summit of Mount Everest, the latest fatality of the current spring climbing season in the Nepali Himalayas. The 62-year-old collapsed above Camp Three at 7,200 metres (23,625[...]

Grenfell inquiry set to begin proceedings

Monday  03:57,   21 may 2018
aljazeera

Almost a year after the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people, an independent public inquiry into the disaster is set to begin its proceedings in London on Monday.&nbsp;The Grenfell Tower Inquiry will open with two weeks of commemorations[...]

Meghan 'will walk alone' down first half of aisle

Friday  22:07,   18 may 2018
news.sky

Meghan 'will walk alone' down first half of aisleThe former Suits actress, 36, will meet Prince Charles halfway at the church's quire - the top end of the church where the clergy and choir are usually[...]

Parkland students react to Texas shooting on social media

Friday  21:06,   18 may 2018
ap.org

Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, took to social media to express outrage and heartbreak after the latest school shooting in Texas where authorities say a gunman opened fire killing eight to 10 people.Marjory Stoneman Douglas[...]

At least 31 people injured after two buses collide in New York City

Friday  20:32,   18 may 2018
foxnews

At least 31 people were injured Friday after two buses collided near the entrance of the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City, the New York City Fire Department confirmed to Fox News.  The two New Jersey Transit buses struck each other at the[...]

In Gaza, Israel counts on army snipers over non-lethal arsenal

Friday  19:06,   18 may 2018
smh.com.au

Israel has developed expertise in making non-lethal weapons to subdue protests. Among them are putrid-smelling fluids and immobilising foam. In preparation for this week's demonstrations, it equipped drones to drop tear gas.© AP Palestinian medics[...]

North Korea calls South Korea ignorant, incompetent in meltdown over days-old military drills

Friday  08:31,   18 may 2018
businessinsider.com.au

North Korea's top negotiator called South Korea's government "ignorant and incompetent" on Thursday in the latest instalment of Pyongyang lashing out at the US and Seoul for essentially carrying out business as usual. While North[...]