$400mn to restore Great Barrier Reef

Critics of Australia's investment note that fighting pollution and improving water quality, managing the crown-of-thorns starfish, enforcing laws protecting the reef and researching resilience and restoration is all well and good - but none of th... More..

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Leak of Mueller Russia probe questions 'disgraceful'
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Leak of Mueller Russia probe questions 'disgraceful'

Trump has also repeatedly dismissed accusations of collusion, calling Mueller's probe a "witch hunt ". Mueller is interested in asking Trump a variety of questions related to the 2016 campaign and people fro...More..

Danish man convicted under Malaysia's anti-fake news law for YouTube video
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Danish man convicted under Malaysia's anti-fake news law for YouTube video

Police refuted the claim, stating that they took just eight minutes to respond to the shooting. It has been suggested that the shooters were working for Israeli secret service Mossad, and that Batsh was targete...More..

Dominican Republic cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in victory for China
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Dominican Republic cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in victory for China

The statement highlights that the formalization of relations is an acknowledgment of the Chinese-Dominican community, which has had a long history of participation in all economic, social and cultural activit...More..

Severe weather awareness week: Severe Thunderstorms
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Severe weather awareness week: Severe Thunderstorms

Strong thunderstorms may try forming late tomorrow afternoon or evening, posing a threat for very large hail, strong winds, and perhaps a tornado . Tuesday the warmth finally moves into the Northeast. Temper...More..

Facebook blames 'bug' for odd hate speech prompt
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Facebook blames 'bug' for odd hate speech prompt

The question was a poll that asked, "Does this poll contain a hate speech? ". Business Insider observed the glitch on one of our accounts. We expect to see a number of announcements related to News Feed , w...More..

Trump warns rivals over 2026 bid
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Trump warns rivals over 2026 bid

FIFA's Bid Rules of Conduct contain an explicit warning against activities by bidding country governments which "may adversely affect the integrity of the Bidding Process and create an undue influence on the...More..

Amazon will expand its Boston tech hub with 2000 new jobs
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Amazon will expand its Boston tech hub with 2000 new jobs

Dougherty spoke Monday in the bunker-like former Canada Post mailing center that's set to be re-developed to host Amazon's new 416,000-square-foot office. Now Amazon.com Inc. may give Canada's costliest m...More..

Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria

Many worshipers at the mosque were reportedly caught in the second blast while they were trying to flee. " Many people died on the spot and several others were taken to hospital with severe injuries ", he sai...More..

Iran Blasts 'Unholy Partnership' Between US and Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Iran Blasts 'Unholy Partnership' Between US and Saudi Arabia

He underlined that Iran, under the leadership of the late Imam Khomeini and Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei , has not feared animosities over the past 40 years. Khamenei charged ...More..

PM Modi never promised special status, TDP twisted his words: Andhra BJP
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

PM Modi never promised special status, TDP twisted his words: Andhra BJP

The audio-visuals displayed on giant screens installed on the sprawling Sri Venkateshwara University grounds showed Modi vowing to grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh and ensure the construction of ...More..

Trump Honors Hero Southwest Pilot At White House
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Trump Honors Hero Southwest Pilot At White House

Brittany Oswell's parents and widower filed their April 18 lawsuit in a federal court in SC, where the 25-year-old nurse and her husband Cory lived. He praised Pilot Tammie Jo Shultz and shook her hand befo...More..

Nikol Pashinyan explains how he will struggle against corruption
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Nikol Pashinyan explains how he will struggle against corruption

The Republican Party (RPA) faction, the ruling party of Armenia , has 58 seats in the 105-seat unicameral parliament of Armenia - known as the National Assembly. But Mr Pashinyan has indicated the party ma...More..

Islamabad Police Charge US Embassy Guard for Obstructing Arrest of American Diplomat
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Islamabad Police Charge US Embassy Guard for Obstructing Arrest of American Diplomat

The two injured were indentified as Nazakat Aslam Awan and Muhammad Waseem. Islamabad police have charged a U.S. Embassy security officer for trying to stop the arrest of an American diplomat whose auto had...More..

Fire Causes Collapse of 24-Story Building in São Paulo
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Fire Causes Collapse of 24-Story Building in São Paulo

Frederick Ludwig, a pastor at a nearby church, said he had been warning authorities for years about the appalling conditions for people living in inside the building. Sao Paulo state Governor Marcio Franca told...More..

Labour Day To Be Observed On May 1
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Labour Day To Be Observed On May 1

As the protest continued, the event later called the Haymarket affair became fatal when a bomb was thrown into a crowd of people on May 4, killing at least four civilians and several police officers, Al Jazee...More..

Political temperature heats up ahead of Assembly polls in Karnataka
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Political temperature heats up ahead of Assembly polls in Karnataka

But immediately he changed gear and launched a blistering attack on Rahul Gandhi. Congress President Rahul Gandhi began his campaign nearly a month ago visiting multiple districts and religious Maths. PM Modi...More..

Candidates Stamped SC/ST On Chest During Medical Examination For MP Police Recruitment
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Candidates Stamped SC/ST On Chest During Medical Examination For MP Police Recruitment

Candidates appearing for the post of Police Constable were labelled with their respective castes on their chest during medical examinations at a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar . "We will defeat thi...More..

Canada's PM: US tariffs on steel, aluminum a 'very bad idea'
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Canada's PM: US tariffs on steel, aluminum a 'very bad idea'

Trudeau told reporters in Vancouver he was confident the administration of President Donald Trump understood that such tariffs would hurt jobs in the United States as well as Canada. The tariffs are already in ...More..

British Toddler Alfie Evans Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

British Toddler Alfie Evans Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

The courts, the queen, the pope . "Thank you everyone for all your support", she wrote. Purple and blue balloons scattered across the cloudy sky of Liverpool on Saturday as people chanted "Alfie, Alfie, AlfIe...More..

European Union votes for ban on bee harming insecticides
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

European Union votes for ban on bee harming insecticides

In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now assessing risks posed by these and other neonicotinoids, with a proposed interim decision to be issued later this year, EPA representatives noted on t...More..

Website that nailed a serial killer
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Website that nailed a serial killer

Paul Holes, a now-retired Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office investigator whom McNamara contacted for her book, considered her "an investigative partner", he told CBS news magazine show "48 Hour...More..

Michelle Wolf Faces Backlash Over Comments about Sarah Huckabee Sanders
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Michelle Wolf Faces Backlash Over Comments about Sarah Huckabee Sanders

In hindsight, she should have gone in even deeper on the reporters who wasted no time coming to the defense of the Trump administration's mouthpiece, Sarah Huckabee Sanders , when Wolf said "she burns facts a...More..

Trump And North Korea's Leader Draw Closer To Face-To-Face Meeting
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Trump And North Korea's Leader Draw Closer To Face-To-Face Meeting

Trump, who spent much of past year chiding Kim with insults and threats, tweeted that he thought the Peace House, located inside South Korea but built decades ago for North and South leaders to meet, would be t...More..

Raging wildfire forces officials to order evacuations
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Raging wildfire forces officials to order evacuations

Smoke from the fire may increase as winds pick up. Evacuees were sent to Twin Arrows Casino , and those with large animals were told to go to the Navajo County Fairground in Holbrook, the report added. The B...More..

Update! Windows 10 1803 Is Also Rolling Out Over Windows Update
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Update! Windows 10 1803 Is Also Rolling Out Over Windows Update

If it's not there, you'll just have to wait your turn! To do this, you can head to Settings, Update and Security, Windows Insider Program, and click on "Get Started". Of course, not all software scales well o...More..

Ronny Jackson Will Not Return as Trump's Physician
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Ronny Jackson Will Not Return as Trump's Physician

That's what confirmation hearings are for - to discuss candidates' qualifications and assess their fitness. His promotion is still pending, and senators have indicated that they will scrutinize it in light of r...More..

Netanyahu: Iran Lied About Not Seeking Nuclear Weapons
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Netanyahu: Iran Lied About Not Seeking Nuclear Weapons

But the Israeli prime minister has an audience of one: Trump . "In 2017 Iran moved its nuclear weapons files to a highly secret location in Tehran". "Iran planned at the highest level to continue building nu...More..

Penn State Football Christian Campbell Selected By Cardinals In Sixth Round
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Penn State Football Christian Campbell Selected By Cardinals In Sixth Round

The Cardinals have a compensatory pick in Saturday's fourth round (134th overall) as well as a pick in the sixth round and late in the seventh. The most durable offensive lineman in MI history, Cole became th...More..

Trump shows Merkel and Macron that Europe's clout is dwindling
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Trump shows Merkel and Macron that Europe's clout is dwindling

But a Reuters photographer on Saturday took a shot of only a yellow patch of grass on the White House south lawn where the tree once stood. After questions took root over what happened to the oak tree Pres...More..