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New Orleans escapes Barry’s fury, despite extensive flooding

Trending 07/15/19, 16:41

New Orleans and Louisiana escaped the brunt of Barry’s fury over the weekend, as the tropical storm was downgraded. Despite losing its strength, Barry was still dumping heavy rain on parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and including Missouri, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said Monday that Barry “could have ...

27 dead, 1,000 evacuated as monsoon rains strike Mumbai

Trending 07/03/19, 15:48

India’s largest city, Mumbai, on Tuesday, July 2, experienced its worst heavy monsoon in a decade. Heavy rains caused three retaining walls to collapse on huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens more. At least 18 people died and 66 others were injured when a 35-foot ...

Thousands rally outside Hong Kong Police Headquarters

Trending 06/27/19, 11:17

Thousands of residents participated in Hong Kong’s rally on Wednesday night, June 26, to oppose the proposed extradition bill that they fear will take away the city’s freedom. They were rallying to appeal to world leaders at the G-20 Osaka summit that will bring together the U.S. President Donald J. Trump ...

President Trump says Silicon Valley is rigging his Twitter account

Trending 06/26/19, 19:33

News Analysis During a live call, President Donald J. Trump claimed social media platform Twitter is making it hard for Twitter users to follow him and for him to communicate with his supporters. “I have millions and millions of followers, but I will tell you they make it very hard for people ...

New method allows milk to stay fresh over 60 days

News 06/21/19, 09:43

An Australian inventor has developed a new way of treating and preserving milk—without using chemicals or heat. As ‘Udderly’ incredible this may be, the new method will allow milk to stay fresh for over 60 days. Since the 1800s, the same process has been used to process and preserve milk. Now in ...

South Korea donates 55,000 tons of rice to North Korea

Trending 06/20/19, 16:34

The South Korean government announced on Wednesday that it is going to dispatch over 55,000 U.S. tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program (WFP). This will be South Korea’s biggest food contribution to North Korea since 2008 and Seoul’s second aid package made in the past month ...

Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northwest Japan

Trending 06/19/19, 13:45

A strong earthquake jolted the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in northwestern Japan late Tuesday. The 6.7 magnitude quake prompted Japanese officials to release a tsunami warning along the coast but was lifted about two and half hours later. The owner of a Japanese restaurant was at work when the earthquake hit. ...

NASA to send women to moon for the first time

Trending 06/18/19, 13:26

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced Monday, June 17, that it is ready to send women to the moon—50 years after the first Apollo mission! The new space mission is aptly named Artemis, after the Goddess of the moon. Speaking at the 2019 Paris Air Show, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ...

Airbus unveils longest single-aisle plane, ready by 2023

Trending 06/18/19, 09:30

The European plane maker Airbus launched a new single-aisle long-range aircraft on Monday, June 17, at the Paris Air Show, announcing that the plane will be ready for sale in 2023. The new A321XLR jet is set to beat rival Boeing to the market in this category of aircraft. Airbus sales chief ...