Science with Jonathan Webb: Test-tube rhinos and parrot feather physics

Despite the success, there are still doubts about resurrecting the animals. The last hopes were pinned on four white rhinos , two males and females living in zoos and nurseries in the United States, the Czech Republic and Africa. "For fertilisatio... More..

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Jordan's foreign minister tells Russian Federation ceasefire needed in southern Syria
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Jordan's foreign minister tells Russian Federation ceasefire needed in southern Syria

On June 30, eight battered rebel-held towns in the province return to regime control under Russian-brokered deals. The Observatory, meanwhile, said calm prevails Daraa province except for artillery shelling...More..

Amesbury poisoning victims fell ill after handling contaminated item
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Amesbury poisoning victims fell ill after handling contaminated item

Sturgess, 44, and her partner Charlie Rowley , 45, are fighting for her life after they both came into contact with the same lethal nerve agent used in an attempted assassination on former Russian spy Serge...More..

Trump says US to meet soon with Europe on trade
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump says US to meet soon with Europe on trade

Trump replied with a comment about the auto industry, but Rutte followed up quickly with: "It's not positive". The Prime Minister then made the case for an ambitious economic and security partnership wit...More..

Malaysia Investigates China-Backed Project Links With Scandal-Ridden State Fund
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Malaysia Investigates China-Backed Project Links With Scandal-Ridden State Fund

Reuters reported on Thursday that his trip to Beijing has been provisionally agreed for mid-August. Contractor China Communications Construction Co. "And the interest also is of concern to us, because the in...More..

Trump 'pressed aides about Venezuela invasion'
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump 'pressed aides about Venezuela invasion'

Quoting an unnamed senior administration official, the AP report said the suggestion stunned those present at the meeting, which included the then national security advisor, HR McMaster, and secretary of state,...More..

Beryl becomes season's first hurricane, but it may not last long
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Beryl becomes season's first hurricane, but it may not last long

Maximum sustained winds were at 75 miles per hour with a minimum central pressure of 995 mb. However, Beryl is embedded in dry air and Saharan dust which will inhibit the storm's potential and may limit how q...More..

Mom shoots man who took her vehicle with kids inside
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Mom shoots man who took her vehicle with kids inside

Wednesday when Ricky Wright, 36, attempted to steal her vehicle while she was paying her gas bill, police said . The woman said she tried to get the man to stop but he refused. Ms. Booker-Hicks said the man s...More..

Hormuz Strait either for all, or for none: Iranian commander
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Hormuz Strait either for all, or for none: Iranian commander

The US Navy stands ready to ensure free navigation and the flow of commerce, the US military's Central Command said on Thursday, after Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned they would block oil shipments throu...More..

YouTube travel stars killed at Canada's Shannon Falls
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

YouTube travel stars killed at Canada's Shannon Falls

The travel and vlogging communities are mourning a major loss as it has been revealed that three of the " High on Life " YouTube travel vloggers passed away after they slipped and fell during a hike at a Cana...More..

Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Pruitt resigns
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Pruitt resigns

In recent weeks, Pruitt has come under increasing scrutiny for numerous scandals that include spending behaviors, allegations that he rented a Capitol Hill condominium linked to an energy lobbyist and a CNN ...More..

Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term

The verdict in the Avenfield reference case was read out by accountability court Judge Mohammad Bashir after postponing the announcement four times in a day. 1993 - Removed as prime minister by Pakistan's presi...More..

Israel says Hamas tried to snare soldiers in World Cup cyber trap
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Israel says Hamas tried to snare soldiers in World Cup cyber trap

In a briefing with reporters, an officer said military security had not been compromised. The military said the first two apps were called Glancelove and Winkchat, supposed dating apps. However, it conceded t...More..

Trump mocks #MeToo, calls senator 'Pocahontas' during campaign stop
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump mocks #MeToo, calls senator 'Pocahontas' during campaign stop

Senator Jon Tester tried to counter Trump's visit by taking out a full-page ad today in more than a dozen newspapers across the state thanking him for signing 16 bills that the Democrat sponsored or co-sp...More..

DNA tests ordered to reunite separated migrant families
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

DNA tests ordered to reunite separated migrant families

HHS has come under fire for not giving an exact number of children in its custody who have been separated from their parents at the border, but it's a hard question to answer, HHS Secretary Alex Azar told r...More..

Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning

Police say the two had been poisoned at their home and that their front door proved to have a high concentration Novichok , which was first developed in the Soviet Union in the 1970s. - Wash the clothing they ...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Australias public broadcaster banned from Pacific forum

Australia's national broadcaster ABC has been banned from an annual Pacific forum by host nation Nauru for "harassment and lack of respect", after critical coverage of the country's government and its cont...More..

Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack

Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas in the central Tokyo subway trains are carried into St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo on March 20, 1995. The picture above shows Aum Shinrikyo member...More..

Donald Trump will focus on Russia’s ‘malign’ activity at summits
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Donald Trump will focus on Russia’s ‘malign’ activity at summits

Trump frequently diminishing the issue and repeating Mr. Putin's own denials of meddling. "The idea that it's not going to happen again is just nonsense". The senior administration official stressed that while...More..

China says 'fully prepared' if trade war kicks off this week
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

China says 'fully prepared' if trade war kicks off this week

American pet-food makers, meanwhile, say they're facing more rigorous inspections at ports, which delay goods from reaching shelves and ultimately hurt sales. "We both lose if this gets to be a tit-for-tat situ...More..

Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district

In her Facebook post , Bynum said she asked the sheriff's deputy to connect her with the 911 caller. "The officer called her, we talked and she did apologize", Bynum said, without specifying the race o...More..

J.K. Rowling, Merriam-Webster mock Trump over misspelled 'pour' tweet
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

J.K. Rowling, Merriam-Webster mock Trump over misspelled 'pour' tweet

In a tweet made Tuesday evening referencing his past contributions to the literary landscape, having written bestsellers such as Art of the Deal and Crippled America , President Trump misused "pour" when ...More..

34 killed in Indonesia boat capsize
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

34 killed in Indonesia boat capsize

Waves as high as 13ft swamped the vessel, damaging the hull and causing the ferry to take on water and list. Passengers were trapped for a night before they were rescued early Wednesday, officials said. Sonda...More..

Pompeo Heads Back to North Korea
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Pompeo Heads Back to North Korea

North Korea's state media Thursday reported on friendly inter-Korean basketball games held in Pyongyang, an event that the two Koreas organized for the first time in some 15 years. "Our policy toward North Kore...More..

Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket

Local police commander Teerapol Tipcharoen said that at least seven people were unaccounted for, but the rescue operation is ongoing. "We will conduct air searches and send divers to check inside the sunken ...More..

Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is 'Bullying' Him
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is 'Bullying' Him

The video is the first public indication by any OSU coach that they had concerns about Dr. Richard Strauss , who is deceased, and his interactions with students. Fox News has learned that the police are now re...More..

'Trump baby' blimp to fly in London during President's visit
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

'Trump baby' blimp to fly in London during President's visit

The balloon's flight was approved by Mayor Sadiq Khan after more than 10,000 people signed a petition and more than 1,000 people raised over $20,000 through a crowdfunding campaign . "Pathetic excuse b...More..

Poles protest the forced retirements of Supreme Court judges
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Poles protest the forced retirements of Supreme Court judges

But the government, led by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, insists that the measures are needed and will strengthen democracy. Gersdorf said Tuesday that she will "go on vacation" after showing up at work ...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

At least seven missing after tourist boats capsize in Phuket, Thailand

Around 48 passengers from the first boat - which was carrying mostly Chinese tourists - have been rescued, but another 49 are now missing. "We have sent boats to help", Rear Admiral Somnuk Prempramote, commande...More..

Trump Closes in on Supreme Court Pick; 3 Judges Top List
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump Closes in on Supreme Court Pick; 3 Judges Top List

Barrett , who only became a judge in November 2017, could use more experience on the bench, and the administration might save her for the event that 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves the court. W...More..

Texas mother sold child, tried to sell 2 more, authorities say
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Texas mother sold child, tried to sell 2 more, authorities say

In a new statement, DPS says they have located the 7-year-old boy that was allegedly sold by his mom. Esmeralda Garza, 29, was arrested and charged with sale or purchase of a child, a third degree felony. Jai...More..

Senate report affirms conclusion that Russian Federation favored Trump over Clinton
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Senate report affirms conclusion that Russian Federation favored Trump over Clinton

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. "Our investigation thoroughly reviewed all aspects of the January 2017 ICA, wh...More..

Original copy of the Declaration of Independence on display in MA
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Original copy of the Declaration of Independence on display in MA

Exhibits include the original Declaration of Independence , Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Magna Carta. The famous principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence are not only the foundation ...More..

‘Fix our insane immigration laws now!’ Trump tells Congress
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

‘Fix our insane immigration laws now!’ Trump tells Congress

He says when people enter the country illegally, they should be told "OUT", and forced to leave, "just as they would if they were standing on your front lawn". "Republicans want Strong Borders and no Crime". ...More..

Police Arrest Immigration Protesters At Hartford Courthouse
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Police Arrest Immigration Protesters At Hartford Courthouse

GOP voters were largely unmoved: 15 percent said "too aggressive" and 70 percent said "not aggressive enough". But Klobuchar refused to endorse that approach, and instead insisted that the focus should be on ...More..

Austria Strips Iranian of Diplomatic Status Over Bomb Plot Arrest
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Austria Strips Iranian of Diplomatic Status Over Bomb Plot Arrest

The couple was arrested earlier by Belgian police in Brussels after they were caught with 500 grams of TATP explosive and a detonator hidden in a toiletries bag. "The Islamic Republic of Iran, as it has announc...More..

Liberty Island being evacuated because of protest against ICE
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Liberty Island being evacuated because of protest against ICE

Police placed her in custody, Mr Willis said , noting that the woman was facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct. immigration and customs department was unfurled. Accordi...More..

Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic

Satellite imagery indicates convection has persisted, and enough evidence of surface low pressure existed such that the National Hurricane Center (NHC) initiated advisories on Tropical Depression Two late ...More..

AAP ki sarkar gets a boost from SC
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

AAP ki sarkar gets a boost from SC

CJI Dipak Misra , who read out the judgement , said that the L-G can not act independently and must work with the Council of Ministers. If legitimate decisions of legislators are delayed by L-G, collective re...More..

Putin, Donald Trump may meet without aides in Helsinki
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Putin, Donald Trump may meet without aides in Helsinki

The head of a US congressional delegation visiting Russian Federation said Tuesday he hopes for "a new day" in repairing relations between Russian Federation and the U.S. The White House said on Monday that t...More..

Kim Dotcom loses USA extradition battle
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Kim Dotcom loses USA extradition battle

In addition to Dotcom, who founded Megaupload and was its biggest shareholder, the USA is also seeking to extradite former Megaupload officers Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato. "I will appeal ...More..

United Kingdom business patience 'at breaking point' over Brexit
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

United Kingdom business patience 'at breaking point' over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May is due to gather senior ministers on Friday to hammer out disagreements over customs plans, less than nine months before the country is scheduled to leave the EU. Their personal fin...More..

Man and woman critical after being exposed to 'mystery substance' identified
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Man and woman critical after being exposed to 'mystery substance' identified

Hours later, at 3:30pm an ambulance was called back to that same address where a 45-year-old man had also fallen ill. "The latest update we have from the hospital is that both patients remain in a critical co...More..

United Kingdom to ban
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

United Kingdom to ban "abhorrent practice" of gay conversion therapy

I am incredibly proud of the UK's global leadership on LGBT equality and the fact that this is the largest survey of its kind, but numerous results are very disturbing. The action plan promises: "We will act so...More..

Macron parties at Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine in Nigeria
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Macron parties at Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine in Nigeria

As a result, Macron said "the mobilisation of African states is fundamental". It is believed that Macron would become the first "real president" to enter the Afrika Shrine synonymous with marijuana smoke,...More..

China issues travel warning for tourists going to the US
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

China issues travel warning for tourists going to the US

USA stock futures were marginally higher, pointing to a stronger open for Wall Street later in the day. Brussels shares Washington's concern about China's closed markets and what western governments say is B...More..

White House aides drafting WTO bill called it the FART Act
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

White House aides drafting WTO bill called it the FART Act

According to Axios , a leaked draft of a Trump administration bill would " declare America's abandonment of fundamental WTO rules " by allowing POTUS to raise U.S. The proposed legislation is far from a done...More..

Trump acknowledges North Korea deal might not 'work out'
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Trump acknowledges North Korea deal might not 'work out'

A U.S. delegation met over the weekend with North Korean counterparts at the border between North and South Korea to discuss the next steps to implementing the June 12 summit's declaration, according to the U...More..

Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY

Seven of those protestors were arrested, Willis says. Live video shows the woman sitting at the base of Lady Liberty as police prepare to get her down using a rope rescue system because she is refusing to coo...More..

Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet

Rowling seemed to enjoy the President's take on his authorial prowess, tweeting: 'hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha...More..