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Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

The East China Sea is known for its rich, although already polluted, marine ecosystem that includes whales, porpoises and seabirds, said Rick Steiner, a USA marine scientist with experience of oil spi...

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Explosion in Belgium leaves several injured

Explosion in Belgium leaves several injured

The Paardenmarkt area in central Antwerp was completely closed off as emergency personnel continued rescue and other operations, police said in a statement. "The number is not known", The Express r...

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Pope Francis begins Latin America visit

Pope Francis begins Latin America visit

Pope Francis did not specifically mention the false alert, but said in response to a question about whether he is anxious about the prospect of nuclear conflict, "I think we are at the very limit". An...

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1000 young people in Denmark may have distributed child porn

1000 young people in Denmark may have distributed child porn

It also comes amid growing concern about sexting among school-age children and instances of revenge porn. The crackdown also comes amid a shift in tolerance toward such acts as the #MeToo movement gai...

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Cute commute: Wallaby rescued after hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Cute commute: Wallaby rescued after hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge connects major roads and city buildings on both ends, making the wallaby's trip feel incongruous to locals. But a police spokeswoman told DPA news agency they can not kno...

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Parents arrested after children found shackled and malnourished in California home

Parents arrested after children found shackled and malnourished in California home

Officials were "shocked" to find out seven were actually adults, 18 to 29 years old. The parents were interviewed and later booked on charges of torture and child endangerment, the sheriff's office ...

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Philippine news website's licence revoked after President Rodrigo Duterte threat

Philippine news website's licence revoked after President Rodrigo Duterte threat

He also pointed out that "Duterte and his supporters have also targeted the news channel ABS-CBN as well as the Philippine Daily Inquirer, both known for their in-depth investigative reporting", like ...

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Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts

Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts

She argued that as an immediate neighbour and important country of the region, Pakistan's support was critical to the success of the U.S. strategy for Afghanistan, it said. She asked the United States...

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Rival Koreas may share a bobsled at the Olympics

Rival Koreas may share a bobsled at the Olympics

Following the meeting, South Korea's Vice Unification Minster Chun Hae-Sung told reporters: "The North side proposed dispatching a high-level delegation, National Olympic Committee delegation, ath...

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UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim

UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim

The authority pointed out that the flight was a routine scheduled flight, and that its route is well known and complies with worldwide norms concerning approvals and permits. It follows two complaint...

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Abbas calls Trump's peace efforts 'slap of the century'

Abbas calls Trump's peace efforts 'slap of the century'

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts as the "slap of the century" on Sunday after the White House recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capit...

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Cosmos Renewed for Season 2 at Fox and NatGeo, Premiering in 2019

Cosmos Renewed for Season 2 at Fox and NatGeo, Premiering in 2019

A Fox and Nat Geo tag-team, Cosmos: Possible Worlds "will once again premiere in the US on both Fox and National Geographic and globally on National Geographic in 171 countries and 43 language...

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Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios beats Rogerio Dutra Silva

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios beats Rogerio Dutra Silva

Toni Nadal is now coaching at the Rafael Nadal Academy, with his nephew under the tutelage of Carlos Moya . I don't think that I played as well as I was playing in Brisbane right now. He wrapped up...

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Jeff Flake Compares Trump to Joseph Stalin

Jeff Flake Compares Trump to Joseph Stalin

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona plans to give a speech on Wednesday, comparing President Donald Trump's comments on the media to those once made by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, The Wash...

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Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal

Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal

Scotland's economy represents less than a tenth of Britain's economy as a whole. In a speech on Monday, Sturgeon said: "For the sake of jobs, the economy and the next generation, today we are cal...

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Danault's released from hospital after slapshot to the face: father

Danault's released from hospital after slapshot to the face: father

When the Bruins (finally) looked competitive against the Capitals despite the shootout loss, they were going up against another massive Celtic comeback, this one against the Rockets. "You don't want t...

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Stop politicising my father's death

Stop politicising my father's death

I was in an emotional turmoil. We do not want to be victims of politicisation of the issue. Dr. Singhvi, who is also a senior Supreme Court lawyer, said two sisters of the deceased judge - Anuradh...

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Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen'

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen'

An 11-year-old Toronto girl's claim that she was assaulted by a man who tried to cut off her hijab never happened, Toronto police said Monday. She told police that while she was walking to schoo...

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RAF fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian 'Blackjack' bombers near United Kingdom airspace

RAF fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian 'Blackjack' bombers near United Kingdom airspace

Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets scrambled to intercept two long-range Russian Bombers on Monday morning. At no point did they enter United Kingdom airspace, the MoD added. The mission was called off at...

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Pelicans rally to down Knicks

Pelicans rally to down Knicks

Meanwhile, New York is 19-23 SU and 22-20 ATS. This is the second game of the season between these two teams. The Pelicans missed 12 straight three-point attempts at one point in the first hal...

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Moscow says step by step approach needed for Karabakh settlement

Moscow says step by step approach needed for Karabakh settlement

Lavrov spoke days after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies a chance to fix the "terrible flaws"...

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Another Nirbhaya? 15-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Brutalised Found Dead In Haryana

Another Nirbhaya? 15-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Brutalised Found Dead In Haryana

Her mutilated, half-naked body was found near a canal about 100 kilometres away, in Jind. She had several internal injuries suggesting foreign objects were inserted into her private parts. It said the...

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15 hurt in knife incident at Russian school

15 hurt in knife incident at Russian school

At least 15 people at a Russian school were wounded Monday during a vicious knife fight, according to state-run media. Suspects are detained; they will be questioned in the near future. One of the...

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Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

About 7.16 million shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) saw 123 million in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of -412 million. The rating was...

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Backlash continues over President Trump's reported comments

Backlash continues over President Trump's reported comments

The president addressed the issue as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with the House majority leader Kevin McCarthy of California. The AU representative said they were alarmed by Tr...

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