Friday, January 18, 2019

Crime-ridden Mexican state is storing unclaimed bodies in a refrigerated truck

(CNN)Two weeks after residents of Tlaquepaque, Mexico began complaining about a terrible smell coming from a local warehouse, they discovered the reason for the odor was a refrigerated truck with 150...

The most popular grocery items in NZ

Be it in-store or online, competition is as keen as ever among supermarkets looking to attract shoppers, with product pricing and promotion playing a large part in the sorts of items...

Theranos: Scandal hit blood-testing firm to shut

Scandal-hit US blood-testing start-up Theranos is to formally dissolve, the firm's chief executive David Taylor has told shareholders in an email. Mr Taylor said Theranos had run "out of time" to secure...

Oil rises to within four-year high as producers resist output increase to offset Iran...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil benchmark Brent rose for a second day on Tuesday, remaining within range of a four-year high reached during the previous session. Looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and the...

Monster iceberg’s pivot and turn

The monster Antarctic iceberg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. For 13 months after breaking away from the White Continent's long peninsula, the trillion-tonne block did little more than shuffle...

China’s most famous tree is in danger of being ‘loved to death’

Beijing is increasingly focused on environmental issues — a marked shift from its traditional growth-at-all-costs philosophy. HUANGSHAN, China — On one of the world’s most beautiful mountains stands one of China’s most...

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges, says UN

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas. The report, based on hundreds of interviews,...

Tour de France Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Tour de France. July 7-29, 2018 - The 105th Tour de France takes place. Geraint Thomas of Great Britain's Team Sky becomes the first Welshman to win...

Brest frisky dolphin sparks French swimming ban

A mayor on the north-west coast of France has ordered a halt to swimming and diving on local beaches because of potential risks from a rutting bottlenose dolphin. For weeks the dolphin,...

How anti-Semitism crept into Europe’s political mainstream

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, has had to apologize for reportedly hosting an event in 2010 at which a speaker compared the Israeli Government to the Nazis. The...

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