Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano destroys 467 homes

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano destroys 467 homes
 Lava from the Kilauea Volcano has destroyed 467 homes and covered 5,914 acres, the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Saturday.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Portuguese lawmakers approve use of cannabis for medical purposes

cannabis for medical purposes
The Portuguese parliament on Friday approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes, in the vote of a draft bill from the parliamentary committee on Health, which was based on proposal from the Left Bloc and PAN parties.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Japan suspends sale of Canadian wheat over discovery of Monsanto-made GMO

Canadian wheat
The Japanese Agriculture Ministry suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada on Friday. This comes as grain containing a genetically-modified trait was discovered last summer in Canada’s Alberta province.

One year on, London remembers victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire
London fell silent on Thursday as the British capital paid tribute to the victims of one of the biggest fire tragedies in Britain since World War II -- the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment block.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Volcanic eruptions may sap oxygen from oceans, lead to ‘mass extinction’ of life on Earth – study

Volcanic eruptions may sap oxygen from oceans, lead to ‘mass extinction’ of life on Earth
Devastating volcanic eruptions, caused by excess carbon in the atmosphere, could one day lead to the mass extinction of all marine animals, and possibly all life on Earth – so says a new study.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

China Plus: New generation of high-speed train world's longest

bullet train
China has built a new generation of its Fuxing bullet train that is over 400 meters long, making it the longest train of its kind in the world, reports Beijing Youth Daily.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State
At least 27 people were killed and 34 others injured after thunderstorms and lightning struck them at different places in India's eastern state of Bihar, officials said Saturday.

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