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World’s longest electric vehicle trip ends in New Zealand

Posted on Sunday, 21 July 2019 06:16 AM | No Comments
A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an electric vehicle in New Zealand on Friday (July 19) after a three-year drive that took him through more than...

South Koreans boycott Japanese brands and cancel trips as diplomatic row intensifies

Posted on Saturday, 20 July 2019 06:07 PM | No Comments
Angry South Korean consumers are taking action after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, promoting a widespread boycott of Japanese products and services, from beer to clothes and...

Gas explosion in New Zealand’s Christchurch injures several people

Posted on Saturday, 20 July 2019 01:45 PM | No Comments
New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday (July 19) that left a house...

Over 21,000 evacuated after torrential rain in Guangxi, China

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 02:02 AM | No Comments
Over 21,000 people have been evacuated Wednesday following continuous torrential rain in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to the provincial emergency management department. In the region, a total...

Chip allowing brain-computer communication to come ‘before the end of next year’ — Elon Musk

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 07:04 PM | No Comments
Elon Musk’s start-up Neuralink is aiming to connect the human brain with a machine interface “before the end of next year,” the CEO announced on Tuesday (July 16). Speaking at...

Several feared dead in fire at Japan animation studio

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 04:21 PM | No Comments
Several people are feared dead after a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday (July 18) and police are investigating a possible arson attack,...

LOOK: Giant jellyfish size of human found by divers off English coast

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 03:04 PM | No Comments
Divers discovered a giant jellyfish swimming in waters off the coast of Falmouth at Corn wall, in England’s southwest on Saturday (July 13). Lizzie Daly was diving in different locations...

Lawmakers call Trump’s attack as attempt to distract from his policies

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 02:19 PM | No Comments
Four minority U.S. congresswomen, known as the “the squad”, accused President Donald Trump of trying to sow division and distract attention from what they characterized as failed policies on immigration,...

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back’ to ‘fix’ countries they came from

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:23 PM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (July 14) told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from...

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:14 PM | No Comments
The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides rose to 55 on Sunday (July 14), with dozens missing and injured, the government said. Ten thousand people have been...