News: World

Takeaway Box To Be Considered In Budget To Help Tackle Issue Of Plastic Waste

Saturday  13:46,   18 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a call for evidence in the Budget on taxing and charging single-use plastics to help prevent pollution in the world’s oceans and to protect the environment. The move forms part of the Government’s[...]

'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's Home

Saturday  11:40,   18 november 2017
NDTV

'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's HomeAlleging that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam were indulging in "vendetta politics", Mr Dinakaran said, "Poes Garden is a place[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Deported PFI member spills the beans on ISIS recruitment in India

Saturday  11:40,   18 november 2017
India Today

EXCLUSIVE: Deported PFI member spills the beans on ISIS recruitment in IndiaThe Centre has been mulling a ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) for many months now, and a recent development is likely to strengthen the government's case. Shahjahan[...]

UK offers help over missing Argentinian sub

Saturday  11:21,   18 november 2017
Sky News

An Argentinian military submarine with 44 crew members on board has gone missing at sea.  Ships and aircraft have been scrambled to search for the vessel - named ARA San Juan - in the southern Argentine Sea. Sky News Defence Correspondent[...]

Las Vegas Gunman Died Without A Will. Who Gets His $5M?

Saturday  11:21,   18 november 2017
Newsweek

Nevada's law tells a lot about where his fortune could go.Shooter Stephen Paddock was an avid gambler and left behind an estate worth an estimated $5 million but didn't leave behind what he wanted to be done with his money, properties or[...]

Charles Manson's condition remains a mystery, though he is still alive

Saturday  10:05,   18 november 2017
Los Angeles Times

Mass murderer Charles Manson remained alive Friday, authorities said, but details of the illness that brought him to a Bakersfield hospital remain unclear. Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, [...]

John Lewis defends Christmas advert over claims by author Chris Riddell

Saturday  08:06,   18 november 2017
Press Association

The retailer said the story of a “big hairy monster under the bed” was a “universal tale”.Author and former children’s laureate Chris Riddell has accused John Lewis of “helping themselves” to his picture book for its Christmas[...]

US Navy crew grounded over drawing penis in sky

Saturday  08:05,   18 november 2017
Sky News

The US Navy has confirmed one of their jets was involved in the drawing of a penis in skies over Okanogan County in Washington state. An official from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island acknowledged a Navy E/A-18 Growler warplane was[...]

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Saturday  08:05,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he's[...]

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[...]