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NASA: 2017 Second-Warmest Year on Record

16 час назад

New data presented Jan. 18 by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration list 2017 as one of the top-three warmest years on record.

Papua New Guinea Island Volcano Could Erupt Soon

16 час назад

Kadovar island, on the north coast of Papua New Guinea, hosts a 365-metre tall volcano and it was thought to be dormant until recently. It is now being evacuated.

Oil Spill in East China Sea Continues to Grow

16 час назад

The Chinese Transport Ministry said Jan. 19 that an oil spill from a sunken Iranian tanker in the East China Sea now stretches 200 square kilometers.

Japan Says Video Proves US Choppers Flew Over Okinawa School Despite Promise to Avoid It

17 час назад

Japan has accused the U.S. military of breaking a pledge to avoid flying helicopters over a school next to its base in Okinawa and presented video evidence to prove it.

US, Somali Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists in Overnight Raid

17 час назад

Somali and U.S. commandos conducted an overnight raid of an al-Shabab camp, killing at least four militants and rescuing children who had been forcibly recruited by the extremist group.

Driver Blacks Out, Plows Into Crowd at Brazil Beach

17 час назад

On Jan. 18, a driver said he blacked out after an epileptic seizure, driving his car into Rio de Janeiro's famous Copacabana Beach, killing an 8-month-old baby and injuring 17 people.

Vladimir Putin Celebrated Epiphany by Plunging Half-Naked Into Icy Lake

17 час назад

On Thursday, Jan. 18, as part of Epiphany, Vladimir Putin stripped to the waist, baring his chest and sunk into a hole in the ice over Lake Seliger. On Friday, photos of the world leader topless...

New Report Links Massive Hacking Campaign to Lebanese Intelligence

18 час назад

A new report released Jan. 18 by mobile security firm Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims to have traced a large cyber espionage campaign to Lebanon's main internal intelligence...

Zimbabwean President Promises Elections in 4-5 Months

18 час назад

Zimbabwe's interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised the country will hold elections in four to five months, the first since the end of President Robert Mugabe's 37 year rule.

18 New Species of Spider-Eating 'Pelican Spiders' Found in Madagascar

18 час назад

A study published Jan. 11 in the journal ZooKeys describes 18 newfound species of "pelican spiders" in Madagascar.

Delta Air Lines Plans to Impose New Rules for Service, Support Animals on March 1

18 час назад

Starting March 1, Delta Air Lines plans to impose new requirements designed to crack down on passengers who try to pass off untrained household pets as service or support animals; Delta cites...

TSA: TV Crew Busted With Fake Bomb at Newark Airport

18 час назад

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration arrested nine people Jan. 18 for trying to sneak a fake bomb through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport as part of...

Turkey Begins Shelling Kurdish Fighters in Syria

18 час назад

Turkey launched an offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria with artillery shelling on Jan. 19.

Trump Signs Bill to Extend Controversial US Surveillance Program

18 час назад

On Jan. 19, President Donald Trump signed a six-year extension of Section 702, a controversial surveillance program that enables U.S. spy agencies to eavesdrop on the digital communication...

Norway Phases Out Fur Farms

18 час назад

Norway introduced a plan Jan. 14 to shut down its fur farms by 2025.

Storm Frederike Kills 11 in Northern Europe

18 час назад

Storm Frederike ripped through Germany and the Netherlands on Jan.18, with winds of up to 90 mph. According to authorities, the storm caused 11 deaths.

Vancouver Aquarium Gives Up Fight to Keep Cetaceans

19 час назад

Vancouver Aquarium CEO John Nightingale announced Jan. 18 that the aquarium will end its display of whales, dolphins and porpoises; ending a years-long public controversy.

New Study Sheds Light on Saiga Antelope Die=off

19 час назад

A new study, published Jan. 17 in the journal Science Advances, says unusually hot and humid weather may have triggered a bacterial disease that killed 200000 saiga antelope in 2015.

US Government Dropping Charges Against Inauguration Day Protesters

19 час назад

On Jan. 18, the U.S. Attorney's office said that it is dropping charges against 129 people accused of rioting in Washington, D.C., on President Trump's Inauguration Day.

American Parents Plead Not Guilty to Torturing 13 Children

19 час назад

David and Louise Turpin, who are charged with false imprisonment, torture, abuse against children and abuse against dependent adults, pleaded not guilty in court on Jan. 18.

Nearly Two Thirds of Heathrow's 16K Noise Complaints Came From 10 People

19 час назад

In the final three months of 2017, Heathrow fielded a total of 15554 complaints from 565 people.