World: US News

‘I was right!’ Being Donald Trump means never saying you were wrong.

Thursday  11:23,   14 december 2017
The Washington Post

Since his emergence as a presidential candidate, he has repeatedly refused to accept blame for setbacks or admit he’s made a mistake. His comments on the Senate race are no exception. Click to expand Your browser does not support this[...]

Island formed from Tongan volcano could hold clues to Mars' origins

Thursday  06:50,   14 december 2017
ABC News

Scientists say the land mass formed when the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga in 2015 could contain clues about how the red planet formed. "Because that landscape survived beyond two months, which was really the[...]

Australian Scientists Found 2500 Year Old Cave Paintings Of Dogs

Thursday  06:50,   14 december 2017
Gizmodo Australia

Researchers from The Australian National University just found a whole bunch of ancient cave paintings on a tiny 81 square kilometre Indonesian Island, previously unexplored by archaeologists. 28 2,500 year old rock art sites have been found on the [...]

Geminid meteor shower set to be most dazzling yet

Thursday  05:35,   14 december 2017
Sky News

An annual meteor shower is expected to be more dazzling than ever as a lack of moonlight in the UK helps the shooting stars shine brighter. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every year, will appear brighter than usual because it won't be[...]

Police hunt for homeless man who found €300,000 in 'perfect crime'

Thursday  02:20,   14 december 2017
France 24

Christmas came early for a French homeless man at Paris's main airport when he found an unlocked door at the offices of a cash handling company  The man was rummaging through bins at Charles de Gaulle airport northeast of Paris last[...]

Analysis: Defeat On The EU Withdrawal Bill Is Embarrassing But Not Fatal For Theresa May

Wednesday  22:35,   13 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

On Monday, Theresa May seemed to have achieved the impossible and united both Brexit wings of her party behind her Brussels deal.Two days later, and that divisions are once again plain for all to see .Despite assurances from David Davis, and May[...]

Murder arrests after pensioner beaten in his home

Wednesday  20:21,   13 december 2017
Sky News

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a pensioner who was savagely beaten and robbed in his own home died in hospital. Arthur Gumbley - known as Bob - was attacked at his house in Endwood Drive, Sutton Coldfield, between 7pm[...]

Tulse Hill Hit And Run: Two Drivers Traced After Woman Was Run Over By 4 Vehicles

Wednesday  20:21,   13 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

Two of the four drivers involved in a fatal hit and run have been traced, police say.On Monday a 29-year-old woman died after being struck by two lorries and two cars as she crossed the road at a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill, south London .The[...]

Salford House Fire: Fourth Child Dies In Hospital As Two Are Charged With Murder

Wednesday  20:20,   13 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

A three-year-old girl who was left fighting for her life after a house fire in Manchester has died.  Lia Pearson’s siblings Demi, 15, Brandon, 8 and Lacie, 7, also died in the blaze. Their mother Michelle Pearson is fighting for her life in[...]

20 Bosnian hands on one piano set new world record

Wednesday  20:20,   13 december 2017
AFP

Some were on their knees, others lay flat on their fronts, but somehow 18 Bosnia children and their two music teachers managed to play a tune on just one piano on Tuesday to create a new world record. The participants trained for three months for[...]

NASA's Image Of The Day Is A Star That Exploded In The 17th Century

Wednesday  17:22,   13 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

NASA has surpassed itself with its latest ‘Image of the Day’. The image you’re looking at is the supernova remanent of Cassiopeia A (Cas A), a star that exploded with almost unimaginable force during the late 17th Century.More importantly though,[...]

'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive 'cult'

Wednesday  17:21,   13 december 2017
Associated Press

Jamey Anderson vividly recalls being a skinny kid trembling on the floor of a dank, windowless storage room, waiting in terror for the next adult to open the door. He was bruised and exhausted after being held down while a group of Word of Faith[...]

Vanellope: Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Body Survives Rare Condition In 'UK First'

Wednesday  14:14,   13 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

A baby girl born with her heart outside her body has defied the odds to survive the extremely rare condition, in what is believed to be a UK first. Vanellope Hope Wilkins was due to be delivered on Christmas Eve before a rare condition meant she[...]

Arctic ice report: Permafrost thawing at a faster pace

Wednesday  14:13,   13 december 2017
Press Association

The far northern region is warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe, scientists found.Water is also warming and sea ice is melting at the fastest pace in 1,500 years at the top of the[...]

Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13.

Wednesday  14:13,   13 december 2017
The New York Times

A man walking his dog on Vancouver Island found a leg with a foot in a black sneaker on a beach. The authorities are trying to get a DNA sample from it.But on Thursday morning, Taz, a 6-year-old Rottweiler, sensed something different about a bone[...]