Thursday, July 27, 2017

Air pollution lingered over China linked to the loss of Arctic sea ice

The air pollution that lingered over eastern China for nearly a month in 2013 has been linked to the loss of Arctic sea ice the previous autumn. ______ A study says the haze lasted much longer because the melting ice and increased snowfall altered wind circulation...

Chuck Berry one of the founders of rock n’ roll music, died at age 90

Chuck Berry, an renowned American singer and songwriter, considered to be one of the founders of rock n' roll music died on Saturday at his home in Missouri, local police reported.

4 different ways weather can wreak havoc during the spring

Many think of spring as a blissful time of the year when flowers bloom, but for some parts of the United States, it spawns the year's most dangerous weather. ______ For instance, spring is when there is the highest potential for damaging tornadoes, among other threats. Here...

Designer baby breakthrough: Researchers taken another step on delivering the perfect newborn

Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects. ______ Chinese researchers used a genome editing technique called CRISPR to rid normal embryos of hereditary diseases that cause blood disorders and other ailments,...

Japan held civilian evacuation drill for missile attack, following N. Korea threat

Japan held its first civilian evacuation drill for a missile attack Friday, amid wariness over the military threat potentially posed by North Korea. ______ The exercise took place in the northwestern city of Oga and involved around 100 civilian participants. It follows North Korea's launch of four...

Albania officially in the list of the main places of money laundering in the world, US report

The State Department has officially entered Albania in the list of the main places of money laundering in the world. ______ According to the law, the US government considers the main countries of money laundering country 's financial institutions which are involved in money transfers involving...

At least 42 people dead and dozens wounding left air strike on mosque near Aleppo in Syria

Warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, southwest of Atarib near Aleppo in Syria killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Thursday. ______ The jets struck as the mosque was full...

New documents reveal Michael Flynn before joining Trump’s campaign, was paid by three Russian entities

Before joining Trump’s campaign, Flynn was paid by three Russian entities, including the Kremlin-backed RT network. ______ Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received substantial paychecks from Russian entities in the year before joining Donald Trump’s campaign as a surrogate, newly released documents reveal. The payments include...

Christian pastor in Sierra Leone discovered a 709 carats diamond, one of the largest ever found

A Christian pastor has discovered one of the world's largest uncut diamonds in Sierra Leone's Kono district. ______ The diamond, weighing 709 carats, is now locked up in Sierra Leone's central bank in Freetown. It is one of the 20 largest diamonds ever found. Freelance, or artisanal,...

Cybercriminals just found a way by using WhatsApp to steal your bank account

WhatsApp users should be careful to avoid a new scam that attempts to steal your bank account login details. ______ Hackers are targeting unsuspecting users with a mobile virus that is distributed via legitimate-looking Word documents sent inside WhatsApp (provided the chat app still works). Once opened,...

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