News: World

See How the Earth Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years in This NASA Timelapse

Saturday  06:06,   18 november 2017
Time

A new 20-year NASA timelapse taken from space shows in just a few minutes how life on Earth shapes the planet year by year. The timelapse follows two decades of constant image collection from a NASA satellite capturing both seasonal patterns that[...]

North Korea won't strike U.S. first despite threats, experts say

Saturday  06:05,   18 november 2017
USA TODAY

Despite repeated threats to incinerate the United States with its nuclear weapons, North Korea takes pains to note it won't strike first.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do[...]

Argentine navy loses contact with submarine carrying 44

Saturday  01:08,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

Argentina's Navy said Friday it has lost contact with a submarine carrying 44 crew members off the country's southern coast and has mounted an extensive search. The Navy said that ships and aircraft were searching near the last known[...]

Mammoth sale! Four skeletons tipped to make up to £400,000

Friday  23:05,   17 november 2017
Press Association

The family of four skeletons includes a one-year-old mammoth.The Ice Age forms are expected to sell for between £250,000 and £400,000 at auction in West Sussex on Tuesday. The collection is open for the public to view on[...]

Missing Gaia's mum: 'Miracles can happen'

Friday  21:22,   17 november 2017
Sky News

The mother of missing Gaia Pope says 'miracles can happen', as a man arrested on suspicion of her murder is released from custody. The 49-year-old male suspect is from the Swanage area and is believed to be known to the teenager, who has[...]

Europe's Largest Mass Grave Found in Czech Republic?

Friday  21:21,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

The skeletons are suspected to be those of plague and starvation victims. Archaeologists uncovered 30 mass graves containing over 1,500 skeletons this week, according to the Prague Daily Monitor. The graves, located in what is now the Czech[...]

Two charged following raids as part of investigation into the international supply of drugs

Friday  21:21,   17 november 2017
Independent.ie

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with an investigation into the international supply of drugs following raids on a premises in Ashbourne Co Meath on Wednesday. Michael Smullen (31) from Ashdale Close in Kinsealy Co Dublin, and[...]

GOP State Legislator Quits After Having Sex With a Man

Friday  19:06,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

GOP State Legislator Quits After Having Sex With a ManRepresentative Wes Goodman, who is married, was reportedly seen by someone who is not a staffer having sex with a man inside his Riffe Center office. The witness told Ohio House Chief of Staff[...]

Police officer prosecution for speeding on duty 'just ridiculous'

Friday  17:36,   17 november 2017
Independent.ie

Police officers are being referred for prosecution by the PSNI for speeding at work in recent months - despite legislation that protects them while performing their duties. In at least two cases the officers involved opted not to accept penalty[...]

Family concerned for woman (45) missing from Dublin 4

Friday  16:20,   17 november 2017
Independent.ie

Gardaí are appealing for the public's help in tracing a woman missing from Dublin since Tuesday. Gardaí are appealing for the public's help in tracing a woman miss Ciara Farrell (45) was last seen on the 14th November 2017 at approx 1.30pm in [...]

Hero Dog Who Helped Free Soldiers From Taliban Lives to Receive Military's Highest Honor

Friday  16:07,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

Eight-year-old Belgian Malinois helped to flush out jihadis from Kabul tower block.A British special forces dog has been awarded the highest honor for an animal in the country after helping soldiers clear a tower block of Taliban militants in the[...]

Huge Underwater Castle With Ancient ‘Fairy Chimneys’ Discovered at the Bottom of Turkey’s Lake Van

Friday  16:07,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

The castle likely dates from the reign of the ancient Urartu Kingdom.Tahsin Ceylan, an underwater photographer and videographer, Mustafa Akkuş, an academic from Van Yüzüncü Yıl University’s fishery faculty, Murat Kulakaç, a diving instructor and[...]

Trump gets Spitting Image treatment

Friday  16:07,   17 november 2017
Sky News

Donald Trump is to get the Spitting Image treatment in a potential reboot of the show in the US. Co-creator Roger Law says he is in talks with production company Avalon to take the show stateside, and a puppet of the President has already been[...]

Who was 'The Beast' Salvatore Riina, the Biggest Sicilian Mafia Boss of the 20th Century?

Friday  16:06,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

Riina, who died on Friday, oversaw a campaign of brutality that included the murder of judges that pursued him and dissolving children's bodies in acid.But Salvatore Riina has now met his own demise: The 87-year-old former boss of the Cosa[...]

Theresa May and Taoiseach clash over Irish border issue in Brexit process

Friday  14:55,   17 november 2017
Press Association

Theresa May and Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar have clashed over one of the key sticking points in the Brexit process. The Taoiseach suggested that Mrs May and Tory Brexiteers had not thought through their approach to the Irish border issue.Mr[...]