China Landslide: at Least 15 Dead, 140 Buried in Sichuan Mountain Village
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:39:39 -0400
After days of torrential rains, nearly 300 million cubic feet of rock and soil — equivalent to some 3,000 Olympic-sized pools —covered the village and a hotel in the worst landslide to hit the region since 2008.
Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 03:38:06 -0400
A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.
Suicide Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blew Himself Up
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:25:15 -0400
Just days ahead of Eid Al-Fitr, Saudi Arabia law enforcement officials said a man who was planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blew himself up after being surrounded by police.
Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:07:38 -0400
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.
Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:56:41 -0400
A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. "We regret to inform you that the board of directors... has decided to terminate the employment contracts with the employees," board chairman Adel al-Maskati wrote in English in a message addressed to "all staff" on Saturday. The information ministry banned Al-Wasat in early June "until further notice" for its "violation of the law and repeatedly publishing information that sows division in society and affects Bahrain's relations with other states," said BNA state news agency.
Emmanuel Macron teams up with Arnold Schwarzeneggar to take swipe at Donald Trump on climate change
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:06:00 -0400
Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzeneggar has teamed up French President Emmanuel Macron in a new video pledging to make "the planet great again" in a swipe at US President Donald Trump. Both Mr Macron and Mr Schwarzeneggar are known for their outspoken criticism of Mr Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement. Mr Macron - who along with a number of other European leaders has decried the decision to have America withdraw from the deal - has called on US scientists to emigrate to France.
Johnson: 'I Would Like to Delay' the Senate Healthcare Vote
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:12:29 -0400
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to explain why he isn't prepared to vote for the Senate's healthcare bill.
Milky Way nightscapes
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:24:53 -0400
Thousands of glittering stars lighting up beautiful Indonesian and Malaysian nightscapes will take your breath away.
Martin Shkreli Goes To Trial
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:58:18 -0400
'The Most Hated Person' set to stand trial for security fraud.
Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps Country
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:31:34 -0400
Nationwide, hot car deaths are up and there’s a push for new legislation in Congress that would require all passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system.