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How India’s Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads

Wednesday  14:20,   23 may 2018

In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process.Kadalamma—Mother Sea—that’s what Xavier Peter calls the Arabian Sea. His own mother gave him life, but Kadalamma gave him purpose, a [...]

May not an 'authentic Brexiteer', Tory MP warns

Wednesday  13:46,   23 may 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been hailed a "hero" and touted as a future Prime Minister by a Tory MP who feels "very despondent" about the state of Brexit negotiations. Daniel Kawczynski said Theresa May was not an "authentic Brexiteer"[...]

Yosemite Hiker Death: Man Falls From Half Dome Trail Cables

Wednesday  12:45,   23 may 2018

National Park Service said male hiker fell after ascending popular trail during during "thunder storm activity."The male hiker was with another person when he slipped and fell off the cables during thunder storm activity around 4:30 p.m.[...]

DNA testing aims to reveal if Loch Ness monster is just a fishy tale

Wednesday  12:21,   23 may 2018

A team of researchers from around the world will visit Scotland next month.Professor Neil Gemmell, a scientist from New Zealand, will lead the global team on a search of Loch Ness using DNA sampling techniques to uncover its[...]

Eagle snatches fox holding rabbit in mouth in dramatic images

Wednesday  12:01,   23 may 2018

Videos and photos captured a bald eagle attempting to snatch a rabbit from a young red fox as they battled it out 20 feet in the air in what a photographer called a “dramatic act of thievery.”   The dramatic sight at San Juan Island[...]

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Wednesday  11:05,   23 may 2018

Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has died. The celebrated and controversial author of "Portnoy's Complaint," "The Counterlife" and other novels was 85. His[...]

Judge orders teen who started massive Oregon wildfire to pay $36 million

Wednesday  09:50,   23 may 2018

The Oregon teenager who pleaded guilty in February to starting the Eagle Creek wildfire last year was ordered on Monday to pay $36 million in restitution to cover the damage. Hood River County Circuit Court Judge John Olson issued his[...]

Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You

Wednesday  09:26,   23 may 2018

A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical system.First, Ms. Logbo said, the hospital told her that she had to pay $630 in hospitalization fees[...]

Judge orders man, 30, to leave parents' home

Wednesday  09:15,   23 may 2018

A 30-year-old man must now move out of his parents' home, a court has ordered following a legal battle. A judge urged Michael Rotondo to move out of his family home in Camillus, near Syracuse in New York, on his own accord but the man, who[...]

Investigators insist MH370 crash was an accident, not a mass murder-suicide by the pilot

Wednesday  08:25,   23 may 2018

Peter Foley, who led the Australian Transport Safety Bureau's failed search for MH370, pushed back on a new theory posited on "60 Minutes.”A competing theory, the official one posited by investigators, says that everybody on the plane — the [...]

Donald Trump Says June 12 North Korea Summit 'May Not Work Out'

Tuesday  20:25,   22 may 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Washington for Tuesday a series of meetings with President Trump regarding the upcoming U.S. summit with North Korea – which could be in jeopardy following tough new rhetoric from Pyongyang and a new[...]

Facebook's Zuckerberg arrives for grilling by EU lawmakers over data leak

Tuesday  19:47,   22 may 2018

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has arrived to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy. Tuesday's meeting comes three days before[...]

Pictured: Meghan at first official royal outing

Tuesday  19:26,   22 may 2018

Harry and Meghan have arrived for Prince Charles's 70th birthday party in their first official outing since the wedding. The royal pair are attending a Buckingham Palace garden party as part of the Prince of Wales's celebrations. © PA [...]

An Army sergeant overseas was told his baby died at birth. It was a lie and part of a cruel scheme.

Tuesday  17:36,   22 may 2018

While her husband was serving 10,000 miles away, an Arizona woman tried to hide the evidence of her infidelity, police say.The 24-year-old U.S. Army sergeant was on overseas deployment in Seoul, a patrol supervisor with the 142nd Military[...]

Cambrian Explosion: Major Fossil Study Challenges Theories of Animal Evolution 540 Million Years Ago

Tuesday  16:01,   22 may 2018

Around 550-540 million years ago, there was a remarkable explosion in the diversity and complexity of animal life on Earth.During this time, all the major animal groups that we know today first appeared, such as the euarthropods—the most diverse and [...]