40kg of plastic pulled from dead whale

As the whale was no longer able to consume large amounts of food due to the ingested plastic, it died of "dehydration and starvation", Blatchley said. "I was not prepared for the amount of plastic", Blatchley said. In Indonesia, a sperm whale had... More..

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Australian NBA star Ben Simmons shows his support for Egg Boy
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Australian NBA star Ben Simmons shows his support for Egg Boy

The funds were originally meant to cover his legal fees and to help him buy "more eggs ". Senator Anning spoke at a press conference at Moorabin, in Melbourne's south after his comments, when teenager Will...More..

Modi arrested in London, British police say
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Modi arrested in London, British police say

Last week, Indians were stunned to see a carefree Modi, sporting an Ostrich leather jacket, strutting around in London without worries as Indian agencies moved heaven and earth to trace his whereabouts. But a...More..

Man sacked, deported from UAE for 'celebrating' New Zealand mosque shooting
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Man sacked, deported from UAE for 'celebrating' New Zealand mosque shooting

The family arrived previous year as refugees from the Syrian maelstrom only to find tragedy in a land where they had sought sanctuary. A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country ...More..

Trump nominates former Delta executive to run Federal Aviation Administration
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Trump nominates former Delta executive to run Federal Aviation Administration

While Dickson's name had reportedly been under consideration since November, Trump allowed the FAA to go without an official head for over a year following the end of Obama-era agency chief Michael Huerta's ter...More..

Utrecht shooter was out on licence ahead of rape trial, court confirms
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Utrecht shooter was out on licence ahead of rape trial, court confirms

The prosecutors also say investigations do not indicate the main suspect, a 37-year-old man of Turkish descent who was arrested hours after Monday's attack, knew any of the victims. Police said a red Renault co...More..

Philippines officially out of the International Criminal Court
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Philippines officially out of the International Criminal Court

The Philippines, for instance, can no longer make China accountable for crimes of aggression in the West Philippine Sea once it's out of the ICC, pointed out Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. In addition...More..

President Trump meets with Brazil's president
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

President Trump meets with Brazil's president

These include the crisis in Venezuela , Cuba's involvement there and the possible threat from China's rising influence on politics in South and Central America. Trump said for that to happen, however, he wou...More..

Cindy McCain posts stranger's hateful message about John McCain, their daughter
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Cindy McCain posts stranger's hateful message about John McCain, their daughter

John McCain for voting down a GOP proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. Despite Trump's comments, he gave more than $30,000 to the campaign to elect McCain president in 2008, according to the Federal E...More..

Unsealed Cohen warrants show Mueller's investigation dating back to 2017
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Unsealed Cohen warrants show Mueller's investigation dating back to 2017

A big part of its focus was Cohen's taxi businesses and misrepresentations he made to banks as part of a scheme to relieve himself of some $22 million in debt he owed on taxi medallion loans. However, perhaps...More..

Boeing CEO releases a statement on 'safety'
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Boeing CEO releases a statement on 'safety'

Boeing's main rival, Airbus, has seen its stock rise 5 percent since the crash , but can not simply pick up the slack given the complicated logistics of plane-building. Work is progressing thoroughly and rapid...More..

[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding load shedding so you aren't left in the dark
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding load shedding so you aren't left in the dark

Ramaphosa said Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy President David Mabuza are in continuous discussions to try to resolve the Eskom crisis . Gordhan told reporters. "At this point in time, ...More..

Jacinda Ardern refuses to speak gunman's name
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jacinda Ardern refuses to speak gunman's name

The New Zealand government's vow to pass stiffer gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosques massacre has produced a run on gun stores, especially benefiting military-style semi-automatic weapons, be...More..

Israeli Rabbi, Wounded in Palestinian Attack, Dies: Hospital
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Israeli Rabbi, Wounded in Palestinian Attack, Dies: Hospital

I am deeply saddened to hear that Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, a father of 12 from the settlement of Eli, died of his injuries on Monday, a day after being shot by a Palestinian attacker. He was shot on Sunday shortl...More..

US could keep almost 1000 troops in Syria
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

US could keep almost 1000 troops in Syria

The larger troop contingent is a nod toward the ability of ISIS to regroup, the report said, adding that United States officials estimate that up to 20,000 armed fighters of the extremist group are spread out...More..

Clue to identity of Jack the Ripper found on old shawl
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Clue to identity of Jack the Ripper found on old shawl

Jack the Ripper is thought to have claimed the lives of at least five women in the Whitechapel area of London between August and November 1888. The shawl belonged to the Ripper's fourth victim, Catherine Ed...More..

Man behind New Zealand terrorist attack appears in court
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Man behind New Zealand terrorist attack appears in court

His court-appointed lawyer made no application for bail or name suppression. Reuters was unable to confirm the footage's authenticity and police urged people not to view or share it. Some families and friends o...More..

'Total Loser': Donald Trump Hurls Insult Back at George Conway
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

'Total Loser': Donald Trump Hurls Insult Back at George Conway

He also announced last November why he chose to pull his name from consideration for a Trump DOJ post, as Newsweek reported: "Conway described the Trump administration as a "shitshow in a dumpster fire". POTU...More..

Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of New Zealand shooting
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of New Zealand shooting

Facebook largely relies on viewers to flag problematic livestreams, and does not employ enough moderation staff to watch every live video as it is being aired. 'We have been working directly with the New Zeala...More..

Istanbul will never become Constantinople - Erdogan Turkey 15:57
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Istanbul will never become Constantinople - Erdogan Turkey 15:57

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a campaign rally by his Justice and Development Party and Nationalist Movement Party in Izmir, Turkey , on Sunday. The video prompted widespread condemnation. ...More..

Speaker throws wrench in Theresa May’s Brexit strategy
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Speaker throws wrench in Theresa May’s Brexit strategy

The ruling caused uproar on the government side of the House of Commons. May off guard. Solicitor-General Robert Buckland said the government may have to end the parliamentary session, known as prorogation, in ...More..

Judge orders release of Michael Cohen's unsealed search warrants
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Judge orders release of Michael Cohen's unsealed search warrants

They seized more than four million electronic and paper files as well as multiple electronic devices, but these warrants also show special counsel Robert Mueller's interest into Cohen goes further back than pre...More..

Warren Calls for Getting Rid of Electoral College
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Warren Calls for Getting Rid of Electoral College

The electoral process, she said, effectively disenfranchises voters in states dominated by one party. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren supports a new flag for MS, which is the only state...More..

Facebook told to face up to extremism after New Zealand attack
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Facebook told to face up to extremism after New Zealand attack

I want to assure you that the work that we are doing is not directed at you. "Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh" she said - 'May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you too'. "There ...More..

Kazakhstan's leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Kazakhstan's leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him retai...More..

US Supreme Court to hear convicted quadruple killer's appeal
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

US Supreme Court to hear convicted quadruple killer's appeal

The nine justices will hear an appeal filed by the state of Virginia objecting to a lower court's decision ordering that Lee Boyd Malvo's sentence of life in prison without parole in the so-called D.C. The ...More..

50% Americans believe the Mueller probe is a 'witch hunt'
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

50% Americans believe the Mueller probe is a 'witch hunt'

Surveys have consistently shown that a strong majority of Americans think President Donald Trump should stop tweeting . But others noted that the poll seems dubious - in particular, the question that...More..

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

The original video was hashed to remove existing and further posts . YouTube and Facebook have defended themselves against accusations that they failed to act quickly enough in the wake of the Christchur...More..

Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives

In the complaint, filed Monday in the Henrico county, Virginia circuit court, Nunes says Twitter attempted to derail his work on the House Intelligence Committee by "knowingly hosting and monetizing content t...More..

Trump complains about media trying to 'blame' him for NZ terror attack
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Trump complains about media trying to 'blame' him for NZ terror attack

In an interview over the weekend, Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said it was "absurd" to draw a connection between Trump's many statements about immigration and the accused shooter's own ...More..

Around 35 tourists believed trapped after landslides in Indonesia's Lombok, says official
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Around 35 tourists believed trapped after landslides in Indonesia's Lombok, says official

Tai, 56, and six other Malaysians were at the Tiu Kelep Senaru waterfalls north of Lombok when a landslide occurred at the tourist spot from the aftershocks of the natural disaster at about 2.07pm local time. T...More..

Trump attacks McCain over dossier, Meghan McCain swipes back
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Trump attacks McCain over dossier, Meghan McCain swipes back

Trump . "It's abhorrent behavior", host Joe Scarborough stated. When Trump launched another attack Sunday, McCain's daughter said , " My father lives rent free in your head ", in a tweet that later appea...More..

Patrick’s Day Stampede Outside Disco Kills Three Teenagers In Northern Ireland
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Patrick’s Day Stampede Outside Disco Kills Three Teenagers In Northern Ireland

A 17-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy have died following the incident at the Greenvale Hotel on Sunday night. "I can confirm there are 2 fatalities at this stage and a small number of o...More..

Australian family of suspected NZ mosque gunman devastated for victims
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Australian family of suspected NZ mosque gunman devastated for victims

For previous governments, it has not been a priority as despite rising ownership, New Zealand has until now had relatively few gun-related deaths. New Zealand media outlets Local NZ and NZ Herald have p...More..

Erdogan screens New Zealand mosque shooting footage at election rally
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Erdogan screens New Zealand mosque shooting footage at election rally

Erdogan has played blurred clips of the video at campaign rallies in several Turkish cities over the past few days, to fire up his conservative Islamist supporters and attack his political opponents ahead of lo...More..