• World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 per cent
World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 per cent

The Ile aux Cochons between Antarctica and Africa contained up to two million penguins the last time the birds were counted. As per an article in the journal Antarctic Science , aerial and satellite images show breeding pair numbers have fallen by 88 per cent in the last three decades.

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  • Paris woman assaulted in broad day light outside a cafe
Paris woman assaulted in broad day light outside a cafe

She obtained the video from a nearby surveillance camera and posted it on the Internet. On Facebook , she wrote: "These men who think they're all allowed on the street, who can humiliate us and don't stand to be offended, that's unacceptable".

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  • Republican Strategist: Giuliani's Collusion Claims Are All For Show
Republican Strategist: Giuliani's Collusion Claims Are All For Show

Trump echoed comments by one of his lawyers, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , about collusion not specifically being an offense in the USA legal code. Trump didn't say what those conflicts were, but he said he turned down Mueller to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a second time before Mueller was appointed special counsel, and t...

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  • US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea
US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea

The White House says President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) Wednesday following up on their Singapore summit. Pence also praised Trump for having the nation's fallen war heroes "on his heart" during his summit with Kim, which was focused on denuclearization of the Korea Peninsula.

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  • Swedish crown jewels stolen in 'Italian job' heist
Swedish crown jewels stolen in 'Italian job' heist

Among the priceless possessions taken were two gold crowns, which belonged to King Karl IX and Queen Kristina . The stolen items were on display at an exhibition in the cathedral. Strangnas cathedral has been closed so that "technical examinations" can be carried out, a police statement added. The robbers snatched the valuables after smashing ...

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  • Trump Considering Sales of Guns Made by 3D Printers
Trump Considering Sales of Guns Made by 3D Printers

They also sought the restraining order , arguing the 3D guns would be a safety risk. "The efforts of these Attorneys General throughout the nation have helped strike a powerful blow against the scourge of 3D-printed guns, but we know this fight is not yet over".

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  • Eel Fire Ignites As Third Wildfire in California's Mendocino County
Eel Fire Ignites As Third Wildfire in California's Mendocino County

Cal Fire said that "steep terrain, erratic winds, and previously unburned fuels are contributing to spot fire potential". Covelo is a highly rural area in northern Mendocino County, east of Highway 101. Two fires in Mendocino County, the River Fire , which is 38 percent contained, and the Ranch Fire , 15 percent contained, have consumed almost ...

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  • Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns
Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns

Wilson said in a statement late on Monday he had made a decision to resign because he had "become increasingly anxious at the growing level of hurt that my recent conviction has caused within the community", especially to Fletcher's victims.

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  • Department of Defense Begins Identifying Remains Returned From North Korea
Department of Defense Begins Identifying Remains Returned From North Korea

The remains will go to a lab in Hawaii run by the military agency that identifies missing servicemen and women from past conflicts. Vice President Mike Pence and the top commander of USA forces in Asia, Adm. soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War back to the United States. This is not the first sign that Trump's summit with Kim was pra...

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  • Swiss cyclist killed in Tajikistan terror attack
Swiss cyclist killed in Tajikistan terror attack

The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe , Tajikistan, confirmed that two U.S. citizens were killed in the mid-afternoon Sunday incident in the Danghara district, about 150 miles south of the capital Dushanbe. Tajik officials say four other suspects have been detained. Swiss Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Silvia Mueller said that while the circumstances of th...

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  • Cardinal Theodore McCarrick quits over sex abuse claims
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick quits over sex abuse claims

He is the first cardinal to lose his red hat in living memory. VATICAN CITY In a move described as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped USA prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title and rank following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy.

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  • Tommy Robinson Released on Bail by Court of Appeal
Tommy Robinson Released on Bail by Court of Appeal

In May a year ago he had faced contempt proceedings over footage he filmed during the trial of four men who were later convicted of gang-raping a teenage girl. They said after Mr Robinson deleted the video, there was not "sufficient urgency" to justify proceedings being taken against him. Operating under #FreeTommy, there have been concerted prot...

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  • Druze come under fire in Syria, as Astana talks begin in Sochi
Druze come under fire in Syria, as Astana talks begin in Sochi

With the takeover of that village, the regime now controls all territory along the demarcation line, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP . More than 250 people were killed on Wednesday when Daesh terrorists, who lost all of their urban bastions in the Arab country late previous year, launched a brutal attack against civilians in rural ar...

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  • Philippine government crushes dozens of luxury cars worth millions
Philippine government crushes dozens of luxury cars worth millions

But in the Philippines, authorities are tackling something more serious: smugglers who attempt to import luxury cars without paying taxes. In the past, seized smuggled vehicles would be impounded and then auctioned off, with the government taking the proceeds.

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  • The 38 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's Florida speech
The 38 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's Florida speech

In a Fox News appearance Wednesday , Putnam said that he remains the best candidate to help the administration achieve its agenda in Florida despite Trump's endorsement of his opponent. He issued a vialed threat about a government shutdown unless congress acts to fully fund a boarder wall. Florida, where Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club rises amid ma...

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  • Malaysian woman among 10 killed in strong quake jolting Indonesia island Lombok
Malaysian woman among 10 killed in strong quake jolting Indonesia island Lombok

More than 335 people have been injured, Reuters reported, mostly by buildings collapsed during the quake. " Aftershocks were observed 43 times", he wrote in his Twitter . Rescuers evacuated more than 800 tourists from the mountain, according to the Associated Press. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that in ...

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  • Facebook removes inauthentic accounts ahead of November’s USA midterm election
Facebook removes inauthentic accounts ahead of November’s USA midterm election

Speaking more about the removal of pages, Facebook said that it identified these inauthentic pages active on its platform as part of its investigation in the election interference. The pages Facebook disclosed Tuesday promoted an event pegged as a counter-rally to a far-right march scheduled for next weekend in Washington. And one of the accoun...

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  • Ford government slashes income assistance hikes
Ford government slashes income assistance hikes

But Social Services Minister Lisa Macleod says the Tory government hasn't said exactly when the program will be wrapped up, leaving those like Joe Marczi wondering what's next. Provincial Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod said yesterday that Ontario would be ending the "quite expensive" experiment. The pilot was introduced to test whether a...

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  • Trump demands Russian Federation probe end 'right now'
Trump demands Russian Federation probe end 'right now'

The trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort began in Virginia on Tuesday. Trump has called the investigation a "witch hunt" and a " hoax " on numerous prior occasions. He also defended the opinion that the special counsel's investigation should be brought to a close. Prosecutors have portrayed Mr Manafort as a tax cheat who hid m...

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  • Philippines Explosion: Van explosion at checkpoint kills 10
Philippines Explosion: Van explosion at checkpoint kills 10

However, military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo said security forces were investigating and there was no basis yet to conclude that the incident was a suicide bombing or had been carried out by a foreigner. There are several theories about the incident, which "are just pure speculation at this time and are now the subject of an investigation", L...

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